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FRIDAY EVENINO. APRIL 20. 1906.
QOTKBKOB SWAHSOV'a addreaa at the University ol Virginia y'eaterday wa* a brilliant lealure io counection with the celebration ol .lelferton Pay. The (Jo?er n.irrecalled thebalcyoti dayaof biaearlv yottth when he waa a atudent at the Univeraity and in a fervid manner re prodaead aaajaaa and iucideutnof by-gone ?aaia, pfaaaiaad to do all in bia power an Oovataof for the enhaucement of the in tereala of ihe titoe honored inatitution and pai.l a fitting tribtite to the aatne. The apaakef recalled a galaxy of illna trious nien who had been aent forlh froui tl.e inatitution?men wuo had becotne the foretnoat in the natioa'a hietory aud wboae nanaea had becotne iramortal. Iii* referencen Io Jerleraon were apt and auggeative, and be depicted in a glowin^ manner the great Virginian iu the per formauccof hia dutiea t > bia State aod onaatrj. The Uovernor auioug other ilnug- naid : "We ueed to feel ooca tuore that in tellectual wealth ia jjreater thau uiaterial wealth. The liuie ahould omie agaiu when the hero of the colltge ahould not b? the caplaiu ol the football leam, but Ihe atudent whoae oplendid intelleclual attainmenta point to a lile of uaelulne*a and greatneaa The time nauat conie again when wouianhood will prefer com panionnhip with brave hearta aud noble -i ula Itent oa lolty purpoan ratber than with tho*e *boM wile altraction cousiaU in their ability to furniah ihe gatidy tin nel aad J?coralion of wealth. Patriotic pablie interest aud aeutiuient indeed ueed awakening when the great daily aawapaperaof ihUcoaaUjr.iaeoaapllaoca with Ihe taatca <if their readera, devole two papett to ratec, ,iri/.e lighuand batie ball and acarceiy a columti to the prc Madjuga ol our i.alioual t'ongreaa." J'lie Kpeaker relerred rapidly to preaent eooditioaa it> tlii^t country, Ihe reign ol plulocracy, the worahip of wealib and gaudioeaa ol national rarrouadiaga, eoa* trasting auch a regiuie with the uobler or der ol thinga which at one liuie exiated and which every good aud ttenaible man ahuuld deaire 10 aee teproduced. The l invernor in cloaiug aaid : " Young gentlemen of the -'outh, the tdock ot npfortunity atrikca our bour of work and responaihility. Frudence and patriotiaiu alike deinaud that we ahould no longer contine our political activitiea |0 loea! mattera, but we ahould modestly liut lirmly inaiat tipon equal parlicipa tiou iu coutrol aud direction of uational afair-*. Sirc, anitnated by a patriotiaai that is national, atirred by the memorie* ol the large conlrihnlious that our fathera bave inade Io national greatnes* and glory, thrilled by the preaent posaihili tiet ol our actioo, which poiata to a grealer lulure, let us ol the South reaolve to anawer all demaixN tnade upon ua by our cominon umntry and Io aid thi.i glorioua republic i<? adraaei along tbe pathwayol jualice, liberly aud progreaa." Ar ihi: begiuning of each year cer tain paraoaa calling themaelves aeera prelend to loretel! ihe atatlliug eveut* which are to occur during the followiug .'fti.'i daya. Aa a matter of curioaity, a Jial idcalaniitie-, prepared by oaeSpaag Jer, was pabliabad iti the ;(Ja/.ette dur? ing Ihe early part of laat January. AinoiiK *b evenla piedicled were a de atrtutivc eruptiou ol Mount V'esuviux, aud terrible earth^uakea iu C'aliforni;. < >lher thiugs which are to lurni proini ueut cbapteia in thi* year'a biatory, ac OOtdiag I" Spmgler, are the tidlowiug The diaaoluUoa of riuaaia, aaaaaaiuation of IbeCtar, overihrow of Turkey and Ihti aaaaaaination nf the Sulian, protract *d r.ice war iu the South, volcanic erup tion.H aud rolcaaoa iu all part* of ihe world, aud atoraM and cyclouea, with terrible loaa ol life, capecially at aea. The eruptiou ol Vaaoriaa hihI the (!ali foruia eartbquakc are curious eoioci cJaaoea iu counection with ."Spangler'a foreca*:*. Tin BBIBlMMsAMM kfl the obaerva tories throughout Ilaly on Wedue*day rOCOrded distinct earthipiake shocks. Tbooe ot the observatory at Florence, which have the moat perfect instruments, indicatel that an eartlnpiake had been iell at a dislance ol over 7,000 milea The ahocki \\ere so severe that they iu jured the ioetrOBMOta. The direotor ol the Florence Observatory is ol the opin ion that the eartlnpiake in C'alifornia, viewed in connectton with the outbreak of Monnt Vcsuvius and tbe earthquake in Calabria in September last, indicatea the approach ol lurther terreatrial con robiooa Theee obeerrBtioaa, while San Francisco is lyiig in r.iins, are likely to cause uneeaiceee in many cities id the world. THE iki iii ot tbe savin^r, 'Kiches lake unto themselvea wiugs and rly away," has agaiu been iBjOWfl in the caae ol klra. Hermau oelricha ( uee Miss Theresa Alice Fair ), ol New York. She retired Tooadaj nighl iu the poatBBeloB of uiillions. When she aroae yealerday inorning *he was made to reali/.e that her vaal IbftOOO had l?een swept away alinoM instantly by the t'alitornia earth ipuake. Yesterday ahe declared ahe waa as poor bb anv OOO, aii her valuable San Francisco proportjr OOO being a heap of ruins. The CQOdiUoo of Yeauvius becomea steadily uiore rea&auojing. Ezplosioua are fewer, and leaaaaod is being emitted. From Waahingtoii. ICorreapoodenee of the Alexaudria Oatette.l Secretary Shaw received a telegram Ihia morning from Oaklaod telling of tbe complete destrurtion of <he ?ub treaaury, but bearing the gratifyiug in formalion that the $30,000,000 cootain ed in the vaults baa been savtd and is now being guarded day aud nigbt by a company of aoldiera. The telegram waa aigned by .1. M. McC'lure, a bookkeeper iu ihe sub-lreaBury. whoapparenlly per formed aonu good work iu the abaence of bia superiors. No word has corae Irom either Sub-Treaaurer Jacobs or Caahiir Burua, aud the treaiury author itie* bere are convinced that both these ofliciala loH their lives in tbe diaaater. Mr. McClure'a telegram, dated laat nigbt, ia aa followa: '"Sau ProodBOO couipletely deatroyed by lire lollowing earthquake. Sub-treaaury burned yea lerday alteruoon. lluder ditfieulty I reached wreck ol buildiug this morning. Vaulia appear intacl. Fouud no guard. Fioally commuuicated with Geu. Fun alon, aud aecured coutinuoua delail of one compauy of aoldiera. Uuable to hxate aaaiatant treasiirer, therefore acled ou own re?pousibility. Obootic coudilioii. Mint buildiug and vault aale. I'lease arrauge with Secretary ol War for military proteclion to treaaury vault." Cousiderabie alarni is feli in otlicial circlea over tbe silence of Aasistant I'reaaurer Jacobs, aud Cashier Burns of tbe Bafl Francisco sub-treaaury and Stiperintendeut Koberls ol the custom houae in theaame city. Not a word has beeu received Irom any of these ollicials and it ia feared that they lost their lives either iu tbe earlhquake or the lire which has followed Ihe sei-mic. convul aion. Mr. Jacobs. especially, has a record for promptnes- in the diopolca of ofticial business, Secrelary Shaw believes. aod nothing short of his complete dis ablement would preveiit him Irom al once comniuuicaiing with iieadquartei*. It was suggesied at Ihe Treaaury De partmeut this morniug that Messrs Jacobs and Burus probnbly hastened to ihe sub-treaaury aa BBOfl as ihe earlh? quake occurred and fougbl tbe fJ UOOl which broke out B009 afterward. It is quite wiibio Ihe rauge ol pooalbility that they were either kilied or disabled i i the btOBB, -Mr. Uoherts, the ihird otlicial missing, lives acroas the BSJ Irom San Francisco, aud may BO( have be* 11 able to either reach the custom b'MMM or communicale oilb Wanhiugton. The Navy Departm *nt thn OKtrniog received a dispatch froui Admiral Mc Calla, al Mare Island, dated VfOtfrdat, giviug a resiiiue ol ihe lire's progrroi in Sju Fraucisco up lo B o'cJock iu the evooiog aud staling that ihe river Irml Iihs eacaped doatlOftloO, Navy Depart i,?iit lugs haviug aseisted iu figbting ihe lire aloug the docks. Me stated ihat ihe annored crnjsers Soiilh Dakola aod C'alifornia, now being coiistriirted al ihe llmou Iroa Work*. had escaptd i' juiy. He addtd lhal he had aent a tug load ol provisious to the city iu order to prevent sufferiug from lainiue. In order to relieve Ihe monelary bU"B liofl at San Francisco, Secrelary Shaw, of the Treasury Deporln eul, BBl bten a?kfd to favor the inimediale passage of a bill autorizing the doposlt ol govern ineut cash in all banks of the Blrickofl ciiy uuder the same COidiUool as now ifply to natioual hanking iostitutiooa. Pb'a pian, il carried out, would allow ?iu- private banks Iu secqre what inoney hey B*Od upon the deposil of /overn inciil bonda wilh the treasuiy. I'nder ihe existiug law only nalional banks are allowed thia privilege. Secrelary Shaw has not yet decided upon hi? COOroi Ifl the niatter. Bear Admiral McCalla has wired the Navy Hepartment as I'ollows Irom Mare Island : "Viaited San Francisco OOf mg uight aouth ol Market streel. City dtslroyed irom wa'.er front lo ne,v posl i flce and lo hills lo south; uorth ol Market atreel, Ir m Ihe water I'ront lo I'owel! and Broadway. Fire siill burn iug liercely. Loas ol lile mueh exinrger aed. Have sent all mariues available." For the purpose ol p.-eserving order and aasialing iu the work of reliel at San Francisco, the War DOdOrlOMMl bs-or dered iwo baltalions of the 2()tb inlan Iry and the 2nd squadmn ol Ihe 14th cavalry lo that cily Irom M mterey, Cililornia. I'reaident BoOBOVetl has received mes sages of coudolence from 1'rin a Henry of Prussia, the Preaideut of Mexico and Coiinl Wilteof Kussia. Mes<ages have also been r*ceived Irotu the I'rcsident ol Bra/.il, the Kuiperor of Aiistria, the I'resident ol (iuatemala, the (iovernors and I'remiers of Au tralia and New South Wales, the Protidool of SoitOBf I iiid, and lh<> vice raoool of ludta. Duriug Mr. LafoMettea railway rale apeech, today, tlic Wisconsin Senator de clared that "The MOOfda *o far aa they liave been expoaed, ahow thal railioad otlioials wi;h rareexceptiona are criuii uala under the Hlatutes. This was in replyiag to a receut attaraaca ol Mr. I'uraker, that the railway officiala were DOt criminala". Today'aQabiaataaaaioa ?;is aaalalf darot e I to tht'colisidt-nttion of llie ihIiihiIv tlnil Ii.i? befalinn the eiiy of San Franeiaco, aad it waa aaaidcd that Baeratarj Matoalf, af the Departnient of Conimerif and I11I101, wkoat hoine il Mt Oakluml, tdinuld arocaad iniinedi ately to the ktii>ken eity a* llie rtpraaaata tiveoflha adiniiiistnition llt will ooaaolt with (iovirnor i'nnlee, tt Culifornia, and the uiunii'ipul authorities of Baa Frmi-iwo and adviaa the Pnaidenl arhal nmy ba doaa toal lt-.iaie laadiatraaa. Baeratarj IJctralf aill lesve for <'itlifornia lliis al'teriioon. I'lieSupervi-intJ Arrhitert of the Treamiry Deparluent thi? inorinng nveivrd the fol 0(wlna talagrain fr?.w Poatanatei Dargie, ol <'akland, (al.: "San Franeiaco totally rnin nl. San Praaeiaoo poatoflire wrecked and niity rollapse at auy tune. Mint aml paatoBaea oiilv boihnaaa reniaiuing standing in baoi ne?a aectioo- Oar offire only slightly mjured. I>os Angelea. Stockton and S.irramento a,fe. Only live killml iu Oakland. San Frami-.n inercantile and iusurauee liruis opeuing up hu iueaa at OakWad." ludaoii Faust, aged 51, amployed in the Treasury Departuienl, cniuuiitted suieide I -! tiiehtat hia Doaaa. SU i.tth street Matbaeat, b] inhaling illuu.inating ga*. An Appeal tor the SnA>rer? New York, April 20.- The National Krderaliou ol Churchea aud L'hriatian Workere aeoda out the followiug appeal tor aid foraufTeringSan Franciaco: "The nioat appalling diaaater known in butnan history haa fallen upon San Franciaco. I he city haa been utterly deatroyed by eariliquake and fire. Three hundred th iu?and pereona are niade homeleaa. C'liigreaa baa made an a|ipropriation for hclp and the Prenideut ha* appaakd to the couutry for additional aid Ibff tbe bouoaieaa and auffering. We reeoaiaiaad to all religioua orgaoizationa tbat their firet Sabbath meetinga they takea gener oua contribution for aid, and contrihu tiona receivesl be aent to the pmper denominational repreaentatirea or to the IUd Croaa Society in Waabington, the mediutu recornmended bv the I'reM daot." NVwh of the Day. Io tbe Senate yeaterday Mr. Bailey explaine<l wbat had occurred iu the democratic conference Wedueaday od the railroad-rate bill, and in the course of hia reraarka declared tbat be would aupport the Loug aoiendrneut If tbe frieiida of that propoaition would accept hia oon-auapenaion proposal. The Univeraity of Pennaylvauia yea? terday participated in tbe Franklin bi centenary with exerciaea at the Acad?my ol Muaic, in Philadelpbia. Honorary degreea were conferred upon King ? I ward, ol England, andolher dislinguiah ed peraouagea, including Profeaaor Jobn Williain Mallet, of Univeraity of Vir ginia. Au earllnjuake ahock which waa felt diatiuctly throughout Hancock, Mich., aml was more prnnounced iu the Quiucy minc, killed Tiinotby Leary aud injured lotir otbatl while workiug oue rnile be low the earth'a aurface in tbat property yeaterday In nuuieroua inatancea build iugs rocke<!, cbimueya lell, and diahea raltled, terrifyiug the cilizena and caus ing scores of uieii, women, and children |0 rush Iroui their houies. Many tnin ers on Ihe day thilt re'uaed to go below agaiti. Joaaph Jobaaaa, 66 years old, reaid ing on llie Morrow Farm, uear New riiinherland, W. Va., waa attacked by ii larotioaa hog Wedneaday and hia con ditiofl is crilical aa a reault. Hia right icg and oue of hia ribs were broken and he received a ganh on tbe leg which eaaaad him uearly to bleed to dealb. Httl for the arrival of bia daughter be would d'ltibtlea* have been killed. John ?"ni, noiicing a atrange hog anioug bia drove, tttteinpled to drive it away, when it turned on him. Mr. .fohn I'.ank", cashier of the Na? tional Bank of (.'heaapeake Oity aud I?inuer Treaaurer of CVcil cotinty, Md., died yeaterday ni'irniug at hia hoine in (Jhcaapeake l.'ily after a aboft illnesa, death reatilting froin a tiihhone. which Mr. liinks awailowed oa Wedneaday of laatwetk. He aurtertd inteme agony I i cveral daji and, owing to the poat lion of the hone, ihe pbyaiciaua were un ahle t ? Jtive him relief. Wedneaday inoriiing hia condition became critical, when he auhVred a lieinorahage. A l>nsiii)urteiii ahowed tbat the labboM had penelrated a latge arlery. F.ight haadred eoleffad men and wn uirn abonl lu-titutii.nal Alrican Melho dial Bpiaeopa'Cbarcfa iu Obioagn laal nii'ht with Hpplau-e when ld* Wella Itirnetl arffkad ihe hlark uiau to pul a revolver iu bia po kct aud "auticipate ihe white man in his dt-villry." The occaaion tor the ape ch waa a meeting called to protes! agninst Ihe tnob vio Ui.ii' Ihui haa hrnughi Springfield, Mo., inioproniiuencetjuring the l*e( few daya. W|jen the apaakiag had eniled resolu tioitM were adopted urging Freaiitent Booatvafl to take sorne ateps io prolect ihe negro race froin destruclion at the banda of the white*. Dlapattihca rwalrad la LoaaVaa M?te tiiai a -li.'lit e.irlhi|iiake idioek ?a> fell in llouo lulii yeaterday. Only a few house" owever, were damageil. Virginia New?. Kichard Key*. of Katupiier coiinlv, aud Miss I.illiau (jarriaoa, daughter of Joaaph Oarriaon, of Stntford cciinty. were niarned Wedueaday at Htarloal Springa. (Jhwaaoa Kudaaille, jr., Ifie thirtecn year old aoa of Ulareuc? Kttdaaille, of l.imeinu, was killed by the accideutal diacbarga ol a ahotguu Wedneaday afler DOOO. Mias Keldie Prexgravea, daughter of ||r. Hegry Preagravea, of Loudoun coiinty, waa married Wedneaday even in? to Jobn A. Havenner, aon of Henry Havenner, a proaperoua farmer of tbat county. The hoine of (.'ol. aml Mrs Alexau dei Camerou, iu Kichmond, waa the scene of a beautiful marriagc yeaterday ?oraiag when their daughter, Miaa Flora Cimeron, 1 ecame the brid>' ol tieoige /.iiiu, ol Orangc countj. The Kichinoml Howilz-ra yeaterday ni< ived their new hattery of breecb-load lag field guna. There were aix cara loaded with the etjuipuient, iucluding f".ur gaaa, aix eaJaaoaa, battery wagou aud lOfgC liuiHtr. There are 70 se-ts of haruess, trappings for tweuty mouot ed men, complele pi|uipmeut for 160 men on the march or iu cauip, iuclud iag pialob) and side arma. Jadaa A T. Kmbrey, in the Corpora lion I'otirl at Frederictaburg, yeaterday dehvered a v gomus charge to tbe gratid jury, Btaliag tbat chargea of grali aud corriipiioii had been made iu counectiou wiih the ad'iiiuistratiou of the city g<|v eriiminl He wanted the uialler thoroughly iuvestigaled. Iu accordajice with the judge's instructiona a number of wituesses were summoued. The grand jury coiild not complete Ihe work yea lerday and adjourned intil today. Aiulrcw l>a.vcnport, colored, now iu jiil at Newporl N'ewx awaitiug execution lor Ihe inurder ol Willie Thomas, color? ed, has wrilten a letter to the (Jovernor asLing that the otlicers be compelle<l to lake him to the river either the day be belore or the day of the execution iu order that he may be b.tptizrd by im merniou. Tlie prisoner ?<uvs he doea not objecl to being handculled and manacled while the rite is be'ng perlormed. The nentcnce is to be executed souietime in Juue. Mystery MBrVOOOOO tbe ahooting of Morgau Tevault, employed as au eugi neei by theStepbens L'ity Milling Com pany near Wincheeler. Tevault waa re turning to his home !ate Wedueaday night, wben the cntents of a shotgun were emptied iuto his lega. A band of whitecaps made au attack mi the home of Plii ip Chapman about the time of tbe ahooting, burling stones and other miasi es at the house. Chapmau armed himsell with a shnlguu aud fired aeveral abota in the dirootiOB of tbe crowd Ihe allacks peaeai afler I'lispman shot. It is uoi known whetber Tevault waa OOOOded in this wny. Severul days ago Cbapman'a wife received a letter aigued "Whitecap*,"' iu whicb threals against ibe woman were made. Natural Bridge Sold. Al a lueeting of the ktorkbuldera of tbe Naiural Bridgr iMnreloj nent Coinpauy held Tuei-lay, iu arebainerl. tlie sale of ?(??* Nktur mI Bridge was cloaed U> fchaare. Paxton, Sl?v eiu. and Speucer. Tht re BaW beeu two cum |.aalei ewalag property al aad arouud ibe liridce?oueowning the hotel au I park, ihe otlier controlling tbe bridge traet proper. Tbe efBOOBBBOOfl owniug the park aud hutel is l>ehiud tke tale, aud will iuue i>) ,00o in 5 i*i eeat boudu, eeferlag the $4l,trt? iu atork of the old couipauy aud utililing tlie $ly,U)0 for improreuieuU The pmp ri> eoaBBBBB alsiut 1,400 acrea aud exteusive iiuproveiueDU hcvn alreadV been made BO the park tiact, hul thii will be augmcnte I, it i? uuderalood, !?> a tif? and larger uottl willi BOMfcOB aud grueral attrariioaa. The California Earttiquake. For two dayi and nighta San Fran? cisco haa been ablaze. The property losa ia over 1200,000,000. It is impoaai ble to approximate the loes of life or the number of injured. 8ome think between 500 and 600 bave been kilied. One hunrired and fifty thousand people are said to behoroeless. The aouthern part of California was shaken by earthqaakis yesterday after uoon. The sbocka cauaed internal excite tncnt at I?? Angelea. Fiue reaidences co/ering a mile aloug the eaat aide of Van Neaaaveuue, io San Franciaco, were blown up. Sixteen blocks, iucludiug homes of many mill iouairea, were razed by explosives. The dyuamite givicg out, lOOO of gOOOOOdOf were uaed for the dealroctive work. The Uniled SlMe* mibtressury build? iug was deatroyed with the exception ot the Ircaaury vaulta, which are guarded by troops. Iu pressing citizens into reliet and resctie service the mililary found it al timea necesaary lo compel ibem at tbe l>oint of aword or revolver. Many thousands ol people succeeded in gelting away from thedevastated city. Thousanda were driveu loward the ocean. Wbile the I'mted Stales miut build? iug is daraaged oousiderajdv, the $39, 000,000 ot gold and silver. coiu and htil liou are safe. Uestitutiou follows the disaster in other C'alifornia ciliea oulside of San Fraucisco. ln Sauta BoM 10,000 are houielesa. Not only is the lood supply exhausted, but the drinking waler is so scarce that thoiisands of people nearly famished. The towu ol Branley, in Southern Oalifuroio, was aootroood, All railroads aud express companie* have olfered lo carry free all provisious and suppltes lof the destilule, aud the telegraph companb* will uol charge lor u.esaages from reliet coiuiuittres or otti cials bearing upon reliel nieasurea. Seismographs in Florence, Italy, and on Ihe l?le of Wight recorded the dis lurbnnces. The director ofthe Floreuce (Ibservatory says thefjCalilornia earth quakes iu ruiiiiuiion with ihe eruptioii ol Yesuvius indicale ihe approich ol furlher terrestrial convulsions. Diwn on tbe barhor Irout ol Sm Francisco the earth srems lo have muk from li lo 8 incbe", aud greal crackl ap pesr iu the alreets. C?r Irtcki were twl?led into all sIihjhs aud buildings wvre seeu to be out of plumb which slierward were detlrojed r>v tire l'resident Itoosev- ll has issiied an <>| licial appeal lor aid lor the earthqu.ike surterers, the dislribution to be Btedf throiigh the Aniericsn Bed ('mss. New York Sre insiirauco men say that tbe total amoiiul ot ri.-ks in Bftfl Fraucisco aloue is about $250,000,000. When other citiea alone visile I by the carthquake disaster shall have beeu Ixard Irom ihe suin will soar to 1800,* 000,000. fhese are, however, lire risks only. Two r f the heaviesl losers of property as the reault of the San Francinco earth ?OOke aud tire will be Mrs. William K Vanderbilt and Mrs. Herman Oelrichs, ol New York, daughtersof the late Jamen (1. Fair. THE SITUATION TODAY. Oofclaod, Cala , April 20, 8:80 a. m. -There is no change for the, better, across the bay. The city is practically wiped out. N'ew York, April '20. The followiug bullttin has just beeu received b. ihe Weatern |JoioOj "Ueneral Fntislon Ina given out thoiisands of tenls to (he un Ibrtuuates aud haa doue everylhiug to relieve their siiflerings. I had an escort take tue thr ugh the Paiks tbal are left last niglit. Tbe people there are fairly cunfortable, but tbe heavy Ibga and dew at nigbt are causiug greal dislreaa. Telis ol' th iiisamL of hnmeless people are (1 ickiug lo Oakland, Alameda, aud other lowns OEfnOi the bay. They are sutt'-riug from waut of food and waler. All the bakeries in the various towns are runiiing lo their lullest capacity, but people are living on wbat kiml ol lood they cau obtatn and a limited supply ot crackers ('hinainen, rmled out by ihe flre, are iu evideiice by Ihe ih'iusauds, all wiih big humlles wailing for Ihe first boal. The scene in Ihe ex Ireme west end aud where thoiisands were camped iu parka and vacant lots being driveu out by the approach of (he rlaines, is terrible " New York, April 20.- Ihe Weslein 1'iiioii Telegraph Comp.uiy al '.< o'clm k Ihis morning received this message troiu San Francisco : "Ihe hre, which heretofore had crept arouud ihe biae ol Telegraph Hilt, haa lett u lew hoitaea atanding there, h:i crept back froin ihe aaal aml is now in full poaaeaaiou of the fcouaia on the bill and will no douht take everylhing on Van Neas aveuue weat of there. The maiu fire baa reached Octavia atreet, and is going at a laa' rate. Tbere ia no one in fmni the rire aince mi.luight At tbat time it had atarted afteab on the south end of the llne of fire aud waa hurning fast. The ferry buildinga pre aent a fearfulacene of men, wotneu aud cbildreu, and the few articlea that lliey have tried to aave. l'hey are all here to leave the cily by the firat Iniat tbey pan get away on." New York, April 66.?The Westeru Union baa just received the lollowing bulletin: "Tbe fire haa lieeu stopped at ()<i;ivia atreet, and is now conliued to Telegraph Htll. I'here ia a iarae burn ed apace between the present fire and where it did nqt go litrthcr weat. I do not tbink it will atart again iiulea* aoata ignoraut peraoua atart rirts in their atovea. Tbere ia not a chimney in town tbat ia aafe to use for atore firea." Oakland. Cala., April 66.?8aa Frau ciaco ia a memory. Not a bome remams and the peninaula whuh was th<- home of nearly half a oiilliou pe >ple is uuw a ruiu. Beaidea the San Franciaco eontta graiion the firea of U rntou, Coicago and Baltimore aeeui ioaigniricant. Th* Ualveaton flood, perhap", waa inore dia aatroua to life, but the deatruclinn to property waa far Itaa. Tbe tale waa told \estenlay when the fire took a new atart and the laal Impe waa abaudnned. There are left atandingnn hotela or reai deocea. A few atark ateel ruina thru-t tbeir luigbty beaius into the amoke clouded aky, aa if in defiance of the elementa that aought their deatructiou. It ia impoaaible to eatimate the oumber ofdeau. Five hundied ia aa near right a? tive thouaand. Estioiates ol ten IhaahH Fewer Qalloo*; Weara Loojer. I Na aaJtaaajajhaa lru?f Devoe Lead and Kaaa ti,?u uii??l paiow. Weara U>u*er; twica ai laaa ?- i??.i and od and are commou. Too thousand relu gees arrived last oight at Sacrameoto, and twenty thousand more will be sent there today. Through the night out caata of tbe earth, byenaa in the image of man, plied their thieving, gboulish calling in the darkneas. Soldiera shot many of them. San Francisco, April 20.?Ex-Mayor 1'helan, hiwself one of tbe beavieat lo? ers, beaded a aubecription for tbe relief of tho distreaaed by giving $1,000,000. All nearby towns are raising subscrip tions. Sacramento rnised $50,000, in lifteen miuutes, Loa Angelea aud all soiiiberu Cilifornia citiea are organizing relief committees, sending aid and a spe cial ln sjiiial train from Los Angelea which reached Oakland thia morning, prepared to pilcb tenta and cars for the injured. Washiuglon, D. C, April 20.- -Wesl eru Union Bulletin ? "San Fraucisco (received 9.19 a. m.)?Ihe fire which iiithcrio had kept around tbe baae ol Telegraph Hill and lett a few bouses there, has crept back from the west aud is now iu full prHsesainn ot the houaes on the hill and will no doubt take every thiug on Yau Neas aveuue and weat ot there. The inaiii fire has reached Oc lavia street and is going at a faat raie. There isuooneiu from the tiresiuce mnl night; at that lime il had starleil afresh on the souib eud of the liue of fire and was huriiiug faat. The ferry buildings preaent a t'earful scene ot men, women aud childreu and the few arlicles that they have tried to save. They are all h?re to leave tbe city by tbe firat boat they can get away ou. Tbe road lead iug from the ferry uorlh and around Ihe shore of Ihe bay, as far aa Fort Masoo, is sirewu wilh all sorts of vehiclea that have brokeu dowu, baby carriages, wheelbsrrows, elc , that would not staud the loads over the rough way. Tbe fire camevery closeto Fort.Mason last night, uud the big Foutana warehouse aud nearby canneries will no doubt go today. I ihiuk the tlre will make a clear sweep ol everytbiug aa far aa QokdOB Uale Park. Would not be surprised lo ste il lake tbe eucalyplis Irees thal liue the panbandle and park aud burn theshrub bery iu tbe park clear lo the ocean beach." The War Deparlmenl at BOOB today received a long ilespaicb from Ueneral Funst' n in which he re>>orted that the lire at S.in Frauci<co was ptrtially under conlrol at 7 o'clock this morning. The dtspaleh tlaud al Foit Masm, San Frabciaco, reed* : "Fire sitiiation at 7 o'clock this mor ing b<-t?er. Tbe lire has berii clopped at Franklin slreel. M bb OOO being stret-'hel Irom Frank Iu aud Broadway loward Bussiau Hill, aniiit I'niou aml L-aveuswnrtb, and from there nward* le'egraph Hill. Il is hoped lo atop 'he fire ou thal liue, S.iith of Market the fire bas pasaed lo Ihe west il |)o|ores street but norlh of Maikel eulire liue under con? lrol from about Fillmoreaud Vlark-t, on irregular liue lo Vau Ness aml Br >ad wav. That regimi ol the ciiy, west ol this liue and uortb of Market, wiil pro bably be saved. Weather cmitiuues liue. Supplies arriviug Situalion appears a liltie better tbati was auticipaled at mid night. Washiuglon, April 20.?The lollow ing telegram was received from Oen Ftmstoii at 1'ie War Deparlmenl, datcd 9 a. m. : "Iteferriug lo water supply can now report asfollows : Spring Yalley waler people state lhat Ihey will be able lo de liver to the city by pipe liue 10,000,' 000 gallons of water. " I'his together wiih Lobos crfek and the i ii-ldeu (iatrt Park system which is a -eparate system will supply all the peo? ple iu ihe two largeconceutratioucamps. No water famine 'a auticipaled. "The lire is getiing under lietter coutrol than was reported in telegram of 7 a. in. this iiiorniug. Fire is not getting west of Faank liu Still being held ia cheek on line from 1 uiitie Hvenue aerutw Rusaimi Hil! to Tele grapb Hill. F're boatBOOOtUtf in pornpiiig tioiii the bay." DE8CRIPTI0NS BY WITNESSES 0F DISASTER. L is Augeles, Cala , April 10. ?Sur vivors of the eaMhquake are giving vivid descript'ons of their exfierieuce. C 11. PtOBtOfl a tailroad clerk, wbo was iu a street car wheti the first shia-k oectirrrd, said : "Tbere waa oue great detonalioii roar, foliowed by a siiccessioii ot frightful rjriabca. Tben ca > e rlan.es which broke out evervwheje. The ahock aet all the paaaaageca in the rai in a paoic, myaell among the re?t. Thecar was stopped at once. All g>t out aml tried to|walk, but could make no beadway while the ahoafc lasted It seeiiied iu cotne froin Ihe east to weat, theu from the uortb to south, aud there ajao were vertical mo tiotia which came as a thunderbolt, t< o. There waa no oppreasiou iu the aluios phere, aud there was ahaolutely no warniug. The tirst sh ick bwted ali.nK two mitiules. When the shock came the imiae ??- aa thuugh a cauuon had exploded. Thia was made by falling walls of booata. I alao beard craahiug of gla?a aa it waa burled from windowa tolbepavement. I atarted lowalk down Miaaion atreet, and wetr. aa faraatle postoffice at Seventh and Misaioo "dreeta. Aa I walked on I tnet aeveral women wbo were on the alreel cl.d only io their uighl clothea aud calling for tbeir littie oties, amidst their teara. I alao saw men rushing through hall f'alleu build ingi and throwing clotbea to women io Ihe streets from the upper windowa. .Vlarket streel, looking toward tbeferry, was a maai of brick aud stooe debria, ftom fallen walla. Tbe atreet waa aunken in some placea while it waa raised iu otbere aa tbat it looked like wavea upon tbe ocean. Tbe depreaaiona were rigbt and left to the streeta." Kicbard Gole also givea aoine of bia observ.itions. After describing the abocka and the resultant damage be tella of Ihe tire which followed. He aaya : "The sight waa iideacrihable. For a ??iile and aipiarter ihe city waain tiames /\t intervala of a few momeots tbere would be iremeudous chargea ol dyna uiite or guu cotton, exploiled in build inga that atood away from ihe lire. Too guea of ftamea, bundreda ol feet long, a?ept tbe akiea. By tbeearthouake I eati mate that not utat ,ri()li people were killed, probabiy leaa. What caaualtiea tollowed from firea I know nothing but I waa watching a dozeo firea acroaa the bay to San;Franciaco. No word-paioter could be gin to picture that awful aeeoe. For twenty inilea aotith of Oakland the Southern Pacific Kailroad tracka were Blood Poiaontna reaulu from cbrooic couktipatioo, whieh i? , quickly rured by Dr. Klog'a New Life Pilla. i They remove all poiaoaoui germi from the ayatem aud iufu-e n. w life aod rinor: aata aour itomach. nauaea, headacbe, ditfiooaaand colif. wuhout gripiag or iliarouafort. Bkt, Onarauteed by E. ?. Laadbaater A Soos, drug fiato. auok about eight iochea. The whole country for a bundred milea aouth of Tracy aeemed to have auffered niore or leaa." A man, who had a uarrow eacape from a falling buildiug, aaya "it waa all aoyone could do to keep from being hit by falling walla. One man waa abeo lutely crazy, makiog all aorta ol hid eoua geaturea and grimacea. I went over to the next atreet at tbe top of the bill and looked orer the aceue. It waa obe of horror for milea and milea, with duat and auioke and gaa pipea pouring forth rlamen, buildinga burning aod throwiog Hatnes huudreda of feet into the air." Krliel Traln. Waahington, I). C. April 20. ~A apeeial train of |twelve expreaa cara chartered by the United Htatea gnvern meiit to apeed auppliea to the atrickeu city of San Franciaco paaaed through Waahington from New York early thia moruiug, atoppiog only loog eoough to take ab.iard auch-atorea aa had been col lected here. (ien. Bell, Chief of Statt, has arrauged for unobatructed rigbl of way for thia train acroaa the contiuent, aud it will undoubtedly eatabliab a record. It ia loaded with tenta, atovea and commiaaary auppliea. All etbVl will be made to cover the diatauce iu three daya. Practically the available army tents in the country have been or dered aent to Friaco, and new onea wil be aiipplied to take their placea out of the emergency apropriation paaaed by (Jongreas yeaterday afternoou. Siuce early yeaterday morniug the War De partmeut baa been in direct telegrapbic coiniiiuuication with Oakland, Califor uia. haviug had almoat constant uae of one of the few wirea out of that city. l>ocka tollapae. St. Paul, Miuu., April 20.?A aeclioo 4 the Diiluih Meaaba and Northern L'ompany docka collapsed. Kxtent of lamage and loaa of life ia not knowu. A report aaya saveral workmeu were killed and are ia the debris. A later diapatcb saya that tweuty seveu men were injured, but tniie killed in tbe collapae of the overhead walk at the lxiliith Meaaba and Northern ore docks today. (VHigreaaniMii Rlacklturii'a l'rial. Ureensimm, N. (' , April 20 ?The trial of Ooagraoaaaaa Baaaoar Blaahhara, raaiard with ac.'eptiiig fe?a f ir pra"ticiug t>efore de inirlineiiti at Waahington, eauie t<> a siiddau lerininlaion today, Jwlge (iotf m-trinling the jnry the'e wm nnt evidenee Mittvient to eoi. viii, Miliiuiiicd l>y the pranaaatioa, aad ac drred llie dufeli lalit M iplilted. The ailliniliiC' iin-ut udn re . ived ?ilh the giealent Hppluuse and iiiauy ladn - who were in the > ourt rooiu rrowde.l np aml ahaak haiids with Jndge Ootl. __ N,w Yorh Hitnk Marltel New Y?rk, April 80, -Larga blaoki af i'o. k, were throwu oa ihe niarl.et at theopen iag, llie supplv enaaiag in mauy easea from very atri'iig aicountM. At ti'sl the hulk of Ihe Inning wa* almoat wholly hy rontu trad ers to rover ahort", aud at the asuie tiuie ae ? iiininiilate long linea. Aa the tradiug pro i;re?sed the aelling lieiame haa urgent and at the end of the tirM hnii, u inore ontident feeliug prevailed iliin at any time sinee llie lirst avwa of the ^an Framiseo calamity. How's Thia ? We otler One Huudred Dollara Reward for any ea.se ofCatarrh that ranm.t he eured by llall'a Catarrh (nre. F. .1. CHSNEY A <<>., ToMo, O. We, the umleraigiied, have kuoun F. J. Cheney for the last l,r> yearc, and lieli-ve him pertWtly houurahle in all l.tisilieas trauaac tioni and fuiaui'ially ahle to earry out any ohligations made hy his tirin, Wai.ih.su. Kixnan & Makvin, Whohaaale liruggiata, Toledo, O. Hall'a ( atarrli Cara ia lake i iiiternally. .ieiiiig direetU upoii the hlood and BMOaaa Mirfacea of the aystein. TeatanioniaU seiit free. Priee 7N' per hotlle 8old hy all Druirgut/, Tx. Taka Hall'a Familv Pilla for eonatipation. Fii'ty-niiith Coagreati. Waahington, April 20. SKNATK. When the Senate met today, it uuani mouslv adopied a reaolutiou, oftered by Mr. Scott, directiug the Secretary of the Treaaury to atibmit to tbe Senate at the earlieet possilde moment an eatimale of the coat of erectiug steel atructurea to replace the Federal buildinga deatroyed by the earthipiake and fire in San Fran? ciaco. Mr. Scott explained that all govern uient buildiug-, except the Miut, had been deatroyed. Mr. Perkius said his advices were that ihe Mint, Postoftice aud Ibjparl ment of Justicv buildings were sal'e. To meel the (leuiand of Surgeon Uen? eral O'Beilly, Mr. Mjorgau otfered a joint resoluliuu direcling the Secrelary of War to use iu his discretiou auy part of the appropriation ot one uiillion dollars, made by C'ongress yesterday, iu the immediate purchsse of medu-al sup jdies lor use in San Francisco. Horjss. Chaplain Couden oftered auother fer vent prayer in tbe Houae toJay, thank ing Uod lor tbe sympathy, broiberlv love aud geuerosity which prevai's ihroughout ourland for the atricken peo ple of the Pacific coast. "Spare us, ()h. Uod," he prayed, from turtber calamily. "May the peo? ple i f the coasl take up Ihe burdeua of life anew an I go forward to even greater aci-oiuplishments." There was anoiher "rough boa?e" In tbe House, this afiernoou, following n declaraiion by Bepreseotative CUrk, <<? Florida, that in the dJOPOBSlpI ve- r lay aboiit affairs at St. Kli/ihetti lusaue Asylum, Oeneral Orosveuor, of Obio, had declare<] thal be kuew uothing aboul any charges peuding against the cianage laeul oi that institutiou. Ueueral Urns venordenounced thestatement vehemenl ly, declaring that it waa "unqualifiedly, and, in my npioion, purposely mislead ing." "Tbe gentlemau from Obio would not make sucb a statemjnt auy where else," retorted Clark, white with rage. Boib geutlemen were cailed to order by Cbair man lialzell, of Peunsylvania, aod ou molion of Bepresentalive Williams, of Miasiaaippi, tbe unparliamentary re marks were expunged from the record. Tbeu aflairs(|uieted downaod tbe Hnuse contiuued coosidtration of tbe District of Columbia apprupriatioa baII. TbeHouae unauimously adopted tbe Senaie ioiot re?olutinn which permits tbe Secretary ol War to purchase medieal ?uppliea for the California unfourtunatea out of the railli di dollars reliet' appro priation agreed to yesterdav. Nothius will relieve indigestion tbat is uot a thorough digwUul. Kodol Dyspepaia Cu>e digests what you eat aad allows the stoiuaeh to re?t?recuperatc?grow slrong agaio. A few doses of Kodol after meali will w>on re store tbe stornach aud digestive orgaus to a full pcrformsuee ot'thrir functtonn uaturslly. Sold by W. F. Creightou A Co , 401 King street. _ iOOtbOf iuvoiee ol the eelebrated POTO U Al. FLOUK )USt reeeiVrU by i.l. MILSOBN. D. A. ? There waa innch enthuaiaam yesterday morning in the cougreas of the Daugh ters of the American Revolutioo now in seasion in Waahington during the nomi uating of the candidatestofiil the vacan ciea made by tbe expiration of terms of 10 vice-president-geuerals. Two bonor ary vice-preaident-generals were also nominated. These latter ottices are for life. Tbe uoiuiuations tor rieo-prcetdoot* generals were as tollows- Mrs. F W. Mondell, of Wyomiug; Mrs. Jolm I.eaty, of the State of Wsshingtou; Mrs. Lucy Bailey Heoobortor, of Yir ginia; Mrs. Ira 11 Kvaiis, ot Texas; Mrs. Bicbard JoofcOM Barker, of Rhode Island; Mrs. William Dunham KoHbo*, of Nesr Jersey; Mrs 1'ruman H. Newbeiry, of Michigau; Mr?. Theodore 0. Bate?, ot Maaaaoboaetl*; Mrs Sally Marshall llsrdy, ol Ken tucky; Mra. Braylou W. BoahooH, of Iowa; Mrs. Jolm N. C'trry, ol ladi aua; Mrs. Bobert K. Parke, q| ileor gia, and Miss (Tira L>'e Bowman, ot Connecticut. The caudiilates lor ihe two vacan, i -. as honorary vice-presideut-generals were Mrs. Heleu M. Boyolno, of tbe [Natrirt of C'olumbia; Mrs Baodolpll I >.' It. Keim, ot Pennsylvania; Mrs Kl BBoi Holmea l.indsay, foruicrlv < I KoMtttcky, uow a resident of New Xork, BOd lira, S. Y. White. ol BiooUyu. The I'resideni rotoifod ihe Bteabarf of the Daughiers of ihe Aaserkaa U ?? - lution iu the White Hoiise in Ihe aficr* BOOO. The Cougreas mel agaiu al 4 o'clock and proceeded wilh the hallotinv loi olli,-ei-. Tbe report ol tbe Jamesiown BOOMBltlee waa read by its chairmau, Mrs LydtO, Pleasants Purcell, ol Virftoia. ln the evening at lo'dock lln n wa- ??* patrioiic celebraiiou al Oootiaootal kfe morial Hall. Tbe programaie f..r lodaj int lu.les Ihe reports ot Ihe slaudlug coiniuiliees in the morning; coucer: by tbe kfaij B Band al .'1:30 al Ihe navy yard, aod * special meetiug iu boonr ol tbe ebarl Bsoaabora of tbe Matiooal Buetetj > t ihw Daughiers ot the American revolotioN in the evening al Coiitinental MtOtorial Hall. Washiuglon, D l! , April 20 followingotticers were ihis uioroiiiK ei t - ed by the OooCIoooIbI Om*gio?a id Ibo D A. B. : Yici -|i e-ior'nt-t?? it ru|: Mrs. K.bert K. Park, at Urorgfa : Mr? Bich .1 Bsrker. of Rbude Mand; Mrs Tiiiuimii II. Newberrv, o| ML'hl Mrs. K'-arfoole, of New York; M??. I'luodore C. Bate.s, i.i Maaaacbti^oti Miss Q, L. Ilovviuan, o| U?BD*Gtir? Mi-. S.phie II. liiisbn. |i,..| I isra; Mi Ju'ia N Hardv. ol Keotuckr; Mrs I. ii Kvaus, ol T.xs-; Mra. A. F.. II.-o Inhetger of VlrgiOia. Hilio.'ai * -vn e pre*ideuis-getrer<il: Mrs bV. \l L'O'btey, of Keiiluck<; Mrs. II. Y. Ifc.ynian, i-f ihe Dislnci ol Volumbia; Mra Kl*dol|di D. Keim, ol IVirisvlv.ini.i. The Daughiers of ihe AosericBB Uer, lution uppropriated $1,000 al ilieir meetiug llns morning Irom tbe gort Innd tor tbe alleviation ol the aofl in San Francisco. ln additioo tl.. ' ? lot box will b? kept open to receive in dividual contributious and the vaiii. cha-jlers in dillerent stalcs are rotji to hohl meetings lor Ihe purpoea ol rai? ing funds. "Man With Cough'' Releaaed A dispalch to the Chicag j Triluinc from Michigau City, Ind., says. "Tbe mtn with a BOOgb," Crd. A. B. Ward, oue-timeOnfederate army obVri and during apy, oneof tbenien sent Noril. to boro New York city during the civil war, was released from Mate priaoo here yesterday. Ward is one of tbe loal ot the uM time confidcuce eieu. Boru uear In diauapolis ol weallhy poKOta 78 year-> ago, be was cast orl by his lamily ln cause of loo high liviug. Later, n. Washiuglon, D. C, be kilied an arm (dlicer aud fled South, where al Ihe oul break of the war be eulisted iu ihe Oob lederale army. The srcond year of the war he wassenr North to buru New York cily aml OOBBI resled wbileapplyiug the lorch lothe As toi llouse. Senteuced to be liauged, fn devoied himsell Jo Ihecareo* C'onleder ale prisouer sudiera while in prisou, ao Ibai Prekidnit l.ineoln pardoued him All'-'r the war Ward rau a sieaine*- o lha Vliaaiaaippi river, which t?*s lin U|> lavishly aud uumbered aaaoag ila pa.rons tbe higge?t gauihler* iu the I'niied Statea He later wenl 10 New Y'ork aud on oue occaaion bmke "I'hil' D.tly'a gambUog Uouse, wnuiiig over 110,000 iu oue uight. Wanl'e heallh gradually alipped away. and he. took to forging cbecks. He baa aerved more thau a acore ol lenns laa priaon dtiriug the last 40 yeara. II the litle "the oiao wiih a coaajh ' aai eral yeara ago, wben he aecured a par don Inuu a aouthem prisou l>y aoagh iug, and regar led bis cough as his priu cipal atock ia trade. Hawkms Acquitted In the Oorporatinu Oourt ycatcnlsv efeuiog the trial ol the firat indictment agaiuat J. S. Hawkius, charged witb extorting money from the late Uobert l>. Ballantine, came to a cloae with a pronipi rendered verdict ol not guilly. While other caaea are pending asraiu-i Hawkiua, it is believed ihat as the aaa a evidenee would beaubmitted by the aaaao witueaaea, a nolle proaaequi will l>e en tered and poaaibly the eoltapaa of the caae agaiuat Hiwkins will put an end to the wbole matter. Jobn S. Hawkina, Henry M cbie aml F. C. Duocao are charged with a con apiracy to extort roooey from the law Kobert I) Balleotiue by the aid i l threats to publiah allegattoos roucerning hia privale habita, which be regar led M damaging eootigh to ehYd hia aunding in aociety. Ballantine blew out bia hrains iu hia. motber'a houae, in Newark, N. .1., oa theeveuing ol Deceuib r 6. TaMMj lour hoora afterwarda John S. Hawkiu* waa arreatel aml wirrauta were out t.r Duocao and Michie. Tbe trio were charged with baviog hounded Hallautir. to bia deatb io their deaire to extort rooney from him. Beyond the evidenee brooght out ,,i tbe preliminary bearing ou January II, aod tbe fact tbat tbrce cbecka were un eartbed in the graml jury iuveatigation bearing the aiguature of the deceaaed and payable to Duucau, tbere baa been oothiog new ia the caae. Tweoty boxea*full-weigbt ADA MANiIN f CANDLK8 juat received by _J. C. MILB1 I ATJaORE'M. MXNCE MEAT raaaifad l day bi J. C. MiLBUKN'