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FUELISHFD EVERf^MORNlNG
(i:>. i pt M.fbday)
at Ihe' V./
DAILT PHKS^ jjlflLniNO,
211 Twenty-fifth .'Street, by the
DAILY PRRS9 jfOMPANT.
E. Thaeker. .;4Jdltor and Publisher
E. Pugli.Advertising Munager
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riers anywhere in the city limits for
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delivery should he immediately im?
ported to the office of publication. Or?
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either residence or places of business
may be made by postal card or tele?
phone.
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pany In autho zed to contract any ob?
ligation In the came of the company,
or to make pnrcbases In (be name of
the sauie except upon orders signed ny
the PUBLISHER ?F THR DAILY
PRESS.
Entered at the Newport Newa, Va.,
Poetoltlcc as uecond-clant mutter.
TUESDAY. AI'llll. 2-1. iOOCi
REBUILDING of san FRANCISCO.
A dispatch from San Fninclsi.n
nounces lli.il ilie people of thai strick?
en miinieipalily arc in a cheerful
frame of mind and are now ready to
undertake the rebuilding of the city
on a grander scale than It was he
tore the shock which sent towering
buildings into debris.
?urh spirit is characterized of tin
Am reich n people! They seem In rise
superior to the freaks or nature and
the destructive forces of ilie ele?
ments, a greater (miengo was
built upon the ashes of the one which
was burned. Baltimore rose Plioe
uix-like Irnm tin- ruins of her great
conflagration and It would he ex?
ceptional if the |,-ople of San Fran?
cisco failed in restore at the flolden
Gute a belter and mure substantial
city ihau the one which now lies In
desolation because of the iwin hor?
rors of earthquake and Uncontrollable
f|te.
The California us have a proverb
that a inn it Ir no good until ho ban
been killed half a dozen times, appall?
ing forth in unmistakable term.; ad?
miration tor undaunted vitality?
the spirit which rise;; superior in ob?
stacles and Which sees ill unclouded
Vision only ibe pinnacle of success.
That Is the spirit which has built
great Cities in the waste places of
the e.nih. whbh has cleared away
the debris of nature's gnat convul?
sion!! tor ihe building of greater
strongholds or commerce and Indus
ny than the ones thrown down,
whidi ha-; chained (he lightning and
harnessed Ihn power of the r.iorm to
do man's bidding.
The civilized world looks on In
emazcinr-nt and wonder.in Hie fright?
ful havoc wrought at San Francisco
1 tie ineii nil tie- spot with practical
corn men sense realize thy ncec.XKll lefl
of the siination ortii are preparing to
meet the I. lie Thai is like true
Americans and manly men the world
over Ii does not help matten; to
grieve over disasters of the past.,
Lei ib.-tu |ic forgotten : .,\.- in far
Ss they may point the way io wisdom
through the pathway .u experience.
The present i . upon us and the hi
lute, bright ?in, pr.-ihiliiett and wiili
noundles." np-inuuiitcs in its grasp
beckon us onward.
the pensioning of govern?
ment employees.
The Dally Pn ks ha-- received from
Mr. riiarh-s a. .Rinken, of Hampton,
a. communication in reference to the
bill now before Congress looking io!
the retirement of government em?
ployees on a pension system, the
money to carry it on to !>;? secured
from assessments upon those em?
ployee.-; while ihey are able to work.
Mr. .Rinken says:
? "In your editorial comments you
-,: state thai you do not see the neces
sjS idly for legislative enactments. |
'' tlilnk I can tell you.
: "In my endeavor to have niv com
k rade.H unite with mo In providing for
old age I meel with a certain amount
'. of opposition. This 'opposition came
from a source where Ii would natur?
ally have been expected, amongst
? . shiftless clerks, who do not care to
'. anticipate trouble or provide for a
rainy day. Hut in the scheme that
is propjsed uniform actiou is essen?
tial to success. "In union there is
trength" and we need the co opera?
tion of each individual. To this end
legislative enactment was requested.
"It is a plain proposition and any
act of yours that will help a good
cause will he appreciated hy the
Providern of Uncle Sam's employees."
I'. S.?? In thi> connection I iniulir
lirnw yoiir attention to the fact that
nnli-gnmhling laws are provlderl to
protect the individual solely from
himself or his profligate propensi?
ties, and that the legislative enact?
ment requested is quite in the ?inte
line,
Yours.
C. A. .1
II the passage of the hill now be?
fore Congress will assist those who
wish 10 make provisions for Hie Ine?
vitable ??rainy day" the measure, of
course, should he passed, and. as our
correspondent points out. It probable
would be well-nigh impossible in se?
cure uniform ticlion, unless the sys?
tem has the formal sanction of ihn
government.
packages than the bills of lading call?
ed for.
They assert that other big shippers
in the Past also art; doing things
that have helped io diminish (he rev?
enues which the railroad ought to
have received. Ii has been estimat?
ed by the railroads thai the packers
alone heat the Rastern roads out of
1100.000 a year. What they owe all
ihe railroads nut of Chicago Is prob?
lematical, but is estimated at $5,iioo,
iino.
The railway men say they have
known all these things for years, and
in a way have remonstrated with ttie
packers ami other companies which
were cheating them, but within the
last few weeks ihey have made a de
hrrmliieil effort to bring about a great
'reform, and I hoy Intimate strongly
, that unless the shippers make resti?
tution they will be exposed before
, the Interstate Commerce Commls
N I AG AH A CAN SPARE WATER.
Power Company Men Declare Amount
Wanted Would Not Mar Falls.
? Hr As?o.-.iulnd Press.) ?
WASHINGTON April 21!.- It was
maintained before Hie House Coin
iniliee on 'Rivers ami Harbors
thai Niagara ItIvor was greaier In
volume now Ih.lil It bail been for
years: thin ilie use of its waters so
fai" bad not detracted from <he scenic
. sloh.
Spancjler Predicted Quake.
Sphngler, Hie Pennsylvania proph?
et, who has been making predict Ions
for a n ii in her of years, among his
propheclr-s for line! lust January,
which were published in the Sun of
.launary 28. Included a destructive
erupt loll of mount Vesuvius and
destructive earthquake In Sau Fran?
cisco ami the Philippines. The Phil?
ippine earthquake is y.? i Income, hut
the other I wo prognostications have
been signally veilll'ied.
GREATEST DISASTERS OF HISTORY
Pompeii and Hercolareom, destroyed by eruption ol Mount
Vesuvius A. D. 79; more than 2.000 lost.
Earthquake in Constantinople, thousands killed; 557.
Catania. Sicily. 15.000 pe rsons killed by earthquake; 1137.
Syria, 20 000 killed by. earthquake; 1156.
Cilicia, 20,000 killed by earthquake; 12GH.
Palermo, earthquake G.000 lost; 172G.
Canton China; 100,000 lost; by earthquake; November 20,
1731.
Kuchan. North Persia 40,000 lost; earthquake 1755.
Lisbon, city ruined by. eacthqttake, 25,000 killed; November,
1755.
Canton, earthquake, 6,000 lost; May 27, 1883.
Aleppo, destroyed by earthquake, thousands killed; 1822.
Calabria, eartltquake, 10.000 lost; 1857,
I .land of Krakatoa, volcanic eruption, 36,380 lives lest; May
27, 1883.
Isle of I sen la. earthquake, 2,000 lost; 1833.
Eruption of Mauna Loa, Hawaii, 79 killed; 1880.
Charleston, S. C, earthq uake, 41 lives loct; August 30, 1886.
Bandalsan, volcanic eruption, 1,000 killed; July, 1888.
Island ol Hondo, Japan, earthiiake, 10,000 killed; October,
1891.
Venezuela, earthquake. 3,"00 killed; April 24, 1894.
Guatemala, earthquake, |06s of life not yet ascertained; April,
1902.
St. Pierre, arlinque. May, 1902; loss of life 40,000.
Vrfsuvian towns destroyed by eruption of volcano, April 190G;
400 killed.
San Francisco, April 18, 1906, earthquake, followed by fire;
800 killed; 1,000 injured,
beauty of the rails, and thai at least |
".ii per cetit, of the stream might lie
taken before any difference In the
ilow r.f water t-oiilil he detected by
i he. observer.
This statement was made by P. A.
Dudley, vice-president of the Niag?
ara Palls KMeririCai Transmission
Company, whose plaqt Is now in
course of construciIon on the Cana?
dian side, liui whose contracts for
the furnishing of power are largely
on the American side. The normal
How of water on the American side,
I." said, was a stream of water four
feet thick over a full 1100. feet ill
lei.gib. tin the Canadian side the
nulluni How was fourteen feet thick
over f tall ol l.r.nn fot i wide. The
taking ..f ibis water to the full ex?
tern now authorized by franchises
would iliinlnl. il ' the thickness of
an
siren ill over ihn
three and font
i the Canadian
and one half feet.
? feet a second do
falls, he said. Hie
the A met
falls bei W.-ell
I liebes, ami oi
?'ide about one
Mi .i m ed in ctibli
ii<ending over the
oiai wa i 270.000.
.loin. I.. Houer, a director of the
Ni.'-aia F.illis Hydraulic Power Com?
pany, i bjectetl to Die Rurinn bill on
the ground that Ii was iiricnrisfiiii
Honai, and said Unit it would Inlet
feil with what Im considered the
'.??'.teil rights of his company under
(Mi- roininbn law and ulso with lh.t
chattel rights grained by the stale.
Mr. liarper an engineer for the same
eomi .Miy, estlmaicii that :t:i per cent.
? i the water going over the Ameri?
can fall might he dlverte.I withou.
inpreela'ile effect on the appear
.nice ot the cataract,
MAY EXPOSE PACKERS.
Railroad Men Charge That Corpora?
tions Have Been Cheating.
(By Associated Press.)
CHICAGO, April 23.-?"Tim Tri?
bune" says that railroad oi'fic:r.it? op?
enly charge ihni t|?. |,|B packing
corporations lor years have been
cheating the railroads by misstating
the character of thn goods they were
shipping and by shipping heavier
Eruption Broke Out in Spots All
Over Body?Caused a Continual
Itching tor Two Years?Doctor's
Medicine Did no Good ?Cured at
Expense of only $1.25 and Now
THANKS CUTICURA
FOR COMPLETE CURE
"Some time ago I wrote you for a
book on thu Cuticura Hemedies and
xeneived it 0. K. und went and bought
the Soap,Ointment, and Pills. They did
me more good than any medicine 1 ever
used. They cured me of my skin disease,
and I am very thankful to you. My
trouble wus eruption of tlit* skin, which
broke out in spots all over my body,
and caused a continual itching which
nearly drove me wild tit times. I got
medicine of a doctor, but it did not cure
me, apd when I saw in a paper yotu*
ad.. I sent to you for the. Cuticura book
ana I studied* my case in it. 1 then
went to the drug storo ami bought, one
cake of Cuticura Soap, one box of Cu?
ticura Ointment, und ouo viul of Cuti?
cura Pills. From the brat application
I received relief. I used the brat set
and two extra cakea of Cuticura Soap,
and was completely cured. I bad
suffered for two yearn, and I again
thank Cuticura for my cure. Jf you
wish, you may publish this. Your
friend forever, ClaudeN. Johnson, Miiphj
drove Farm, H. F. D. 2, Walnut Kua.,
June 16, 1905."
ITCH! ITCH! ITCH!
Scratch I Scratch I Scratch 1 This
is the condition of thousands of skin-tor?
tured men, women, and children, who
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cured by warm baths with Cuticura Soap
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peh fii
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