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Midnight Battle Is
Fought in
- Ohio
Strikers Drive Armed Men
Into Mine and Hold
Them Prisoners
Attempt to Bring in Non.Union
Miners Results In Bloody En
counter at Plum Run
This Morning
Special to Tho Herald.
CLEVELAND, 0., June 4.— ln a riot
that took place early this morning at
Steubenvllle, 0., between striking min
ors numbering 400 and forty guards,
fifteen of the latter were shot.
jj It Is not known how many were killed,
as the rest of the guards are in the
mines and are afraid to come out to re
move the dead or attend the wounded.
Sheriff Vorhls immediately put him
self In communication with the state
authorities at Columbus In an effort to
get the militia called out If ho finds
that he is unable to cope with the
He has been promised state troops
if he makes a demand for them. The
sheriff also called on H. K. Wlllard,
general manuger and secretary of the
United States Coal company, which
owns and operates the mines at Plum
Run, the scene of the rioting, and ad
vised him of what had taken place.
Reports here are that the shooting
grew out of an nttempt of the com
pany to Import non-union men under
cover of darkness. The strikers had
pickets on duty all night and when they
discovered the train bringing in the
"scabs" they aroused the whole neigh
borhood and sought to find nnd induce
th« incomers "to refuse to go to work.
The guards tried to get possession of
tho strike breakers by force and drew
their guns. This act inflamed the
strikers, many of whom were armed.
The guards, to frighten the strikers,
fired into the nlr, but the miners; In
stead of . twittering, returned - the fire
and made'a concerted attack.
...The battle waged for fifteen minutes,
hundreds of shots being fired.
The guards were routed , and with
drew to the mines for protection. There
they have remained. A hundred extra
guards are being rushed to the scene.
Congressional Campaign in Oregon
Closes After Sharp Conflict
Between Candidates
Ov AKRoclated Pros*.
PORTLAND, Ore., June 3.— Not since
the old days of the MltehelJ-Simon fac
tional fights has a state and.congres
sional campaign in Oregon excited such
interest as the one which closed last
night. '■
Throughout the state the final guns
were fired by both parties, all the large
towns and many of the smaller ones
holding enthusiastic rallies in the in
terests of the candidates of both
parties. '
Governor Chamberlain, who is seek
ing re-election as the nominee of the
Democrats, choso to close his campaign
at Victoria, where he addressed a large
audlenco on questions pertinent to this
period In the state's history, while his
Republican, opponent. Dr. Withycombe
of Corvallls, addressad a great audi
ence at the Empire theater in this city.
Hon. G. H. Williams and ex-Governor
Geer also addressed the assemblage in
Withycombe's behalf.
Two San Francisco Men Fight Over
Seventy.five Cent Board
By Associated Press.
SAN FRANCISCO. June 3.— ln a dis
pute over the ownership of a blanket
and a mattress and a difference of 75
cents In a board bill, John 11. Diamond
and Robert Wendt engaged in a life
and death struggle In front of a little
hut at ' Fifteenth*and Rhode Island
streets early this morning.
Diamond shot Wendt In the abdomen.
After being shot Wendt wrested Dia
mond's pistol from his grasp and with
the butt end of the weapon beat Dla-,
mond Into insensibility.
When the police arrived on the scene
Dlumond was lying on the ground un
conscious and Wendt was moaning
with pain from the bullet wound.
The surgeons at the city and county
hospital gay ho has an even chance for
recovery. Diamond, . with his head
swathed in bandages, Is confined In
Potrero police station on a charge of
assault with' Intent to commit murder.
v He Is a Junk' man and declares that
he shot Wendt In self-defense. The
latter ■Is employed by the American
Construction company.
Rain Falls at Sacramento
By Associated Press.
■ SACRAMENTO. Juno 3.— Quite a
heavy rain fell this morning und show
ers continued throughout the day.
There was .26 of an Inch precipitation.
Full ripe cherries suffered severely, but
Queen Anne's are uninjured. There wus
no threshing wind and damage to fruit
and growing crops was slight.
Rebels Murder Thirty
By Associated Pres,a.
. LONDON. June. 3.— The Daily Tele>
graph's Tokio correspondent Buys tho
rebels ut Hondju, Korea, have mur
dered thirty members of a political so
ciety and are looting right and left.
Mourn Davltt'i Death
lly A«anc-liitf«l Frees.
KISIUNKKF. June ft.— There was a
large meeting of Jews herw today to
express their ; borrow at the death of
Michael Da via. :mm&S3aKGBaBi
Los Angeles Herald.
nninr. JD«Mr *>f Carrier I /je priiTC
PRICE: } r«r Month I 09 LtNTS
Services Held In Chicago Are Largely
Attended by Various Organl.
; ; .■'•■■',■: Mtions
By AMoclated Preis. '
CHICAGO, June 3.— Services In mem
ory of the late Carl Hchurss were held
today In the Auditorium, before an
audience which complotely filled the
great hall. ' .
The organizations under whose aus
pices the meeting' wag held were nu
merous and vnried, Including Oerman
singing societies, turn geemlndes, the
military order of the Loynl legion, posts
of the OJ. A. U., commercial orßnnljia
tiolns, poilttrnl associations, literary
clubs and civil service league*.
A letter wns read from President
Anarchist Who Attempted to Kill King
and Queen Commits Suicide
at Terre de Joan
By Associated T'r«»s. .■*' '. : ,
BARCELONA, Julie 3.— Senor Mo
rales, father of the anarchist who at
tempted to kill King Alfonso and Queen
Victoria and who committed suicide at
Terro de Joan Arteros Saturday night,
wns seen at Barcelona today.
He is tho proprietor of a prosperous
factory there. He has a strong In
dividuality nnd is highly respected.
Answering the questions of an inspec
tor of police concerning his son, he
"I wish to know nothing of this In
famous creature formerly bearing my
name. I have not considered him as
my son since I drove him from my
house in March.
"The reason for his being cast out
was purely domestic, and I beg to be
excused from discussing It. I do not
know whether he was connected with
the attempt on the lives of the king and
queen, as I have considered him read
since he wns cast out March 1."
Brother Gives Details
Morales' brother Facundo gave these
details concerning the dead man:
"At an early ago he was sent to the
mercantile centers of Germany and
France, where he became an expert In
textile production, but his natural bent
was chemistry, and he returned to his
home with a library of German and
French works on chemistry.
"His morose disposition led to family
troubles which culminated In his father
disowning him. Then Morales trans
lated German chemical- books, for the
Ecole Modern at Barcelona. ' ■ .■. ■ • ■
"Ho lived quietly In a boarding house
and had a few acquaintances. He left
Barcelona recently, saying that he
would-be .gone a long time."
Guard Seeks to Detain Him and Is
Himself Shot Dead
By Associated Press.
MADRID, June 3.— The capture and
suicide Saturday night at- Torrejon de
Ardos of Manuel 'Morales, the chief
suspect of the bomb outrage against
King Alfonso nnd Queen Victoria, adds
another dramatic chapter to the events
surrounding the royal wedding.
Morales "was recognized in the little
town of Torrejon de Ardos, midway
between Madrid and Alcala.
A guard sought to detain him, but
Morales, drawing a revolver, shot the
guard dead.
Then he turned to flee, but a number
of the Inhabitants of tho town were
upon him, and turning the revolver
upon himself, he sent a shot In the
region of ■ his heart, expiring a few
minutes later.
Senor Cuesta, proprietor of the hotel
from the balcony of which Morales
threw the bomb, viewed the body this
morning and completely identified It as
that of his recent guest.
It was 8 o'clock Saturday evening
when Morales, disguised in the garb of
a workmgman, entered the station at
Torrejon de Ardos. i He asked the time
the next train would depart for Barce
lona. He then sought food In a nearby
shop. His Catalonlan accent at first
attracted attention to him.
A private watchman from a large
neighboring estate chanced to be pres
ent and he noticed the facial resem
England Will Not Harbor Them in
the Future
By Associated Press.
LONDON, June 3.— Tho desperate at
tempt on the lives of King Alfonso and
Queen Victoria brings home to Great
Britain the question of harboring an
It Is expected upon the reassembling
of parliament after the Whitsuntide
recess an effort will lie made to pass a
law excluding anarchists from Great
Britain. The effect of the agitation is
problematical. «
Much depends on the result of the In
vestigation being made at Scotland
Yard. The authorities are Inclined In
doubt that the Madrid plot originated
here. Tho evidence so fur does not war
rant full acceptance of the claim.
The general Idea Is that judgment
must be suspended pending the dis
closure of details of the conspiracy.
Thirteen Men Mcused of Plot to As.
sasslnato King Alfonso
By AxKortHte-i Hrei*.
ROME, June 3.— The police, suspect-
Ing anarchist plots at Ancona, on the
Adriatic, 185 miles northeast df Home,
made \ a ttudden descent on ; several
houses there.
A barber, one Gabblanellt, and twelve
other ar.urchlsts were arrested.
The Italian police discovered a plot
ngaiiißt King Alfonso a few duyg before
the attempted assassination at Madrid
and Informed tho Spanish police,
Fairbanks Rich in Gold
lly Associated l'lisn
SKATTUI3. Wush., June 3.— A. F.
/Ipp, northern munagei' of the North
ern Commercial company, who Is hero
en route to Fairbanks, mated last night
that the estimate of; the. gold produc
tion of the Fairbanks country for 1900
lias been placed by the company at
Eastern Capitalists Project Cog Line
or Elevator at Wonder Spot
Which Will Bean Engin.
eerlng Surprise
Humor has It that eastern capitalists
ore considering the construction of an
enormous elevator or incline from the
top of the Grund canyon to the river's
edge, a distance which 'will be much
over 6000 feet.
It is known that several eastern capi
talists who may be Interested In such a
project are at present In Los Angeles.
It Is also known that members of this
party ' will leave this city within the
next few days for the Grand canyon,
where they will look over tho ground
and consult with prominent engineers
who are en route from tho east.
The location of the rumored proposed
elevator la snld to be In the vicinity
of the El Tovar hotel at the Grand
If the elevator is built, which local
engineers say Is feasible, it will be a
money making proposition' and an en
gineering wonder, say railroad and
At present tourists who visit the
canyon are compelled to go either .by
donkeys or horseback to- the top of
the canyon to obtuln the views of the
canyon whoso grandeur is known in
the most distant parts of the world.
Saving of Tourists
A great saving In expense to tourists
would bo realized by the construction
of such 'an elevator or incline railway
Bystem, say local railroad officials. At
present the expense to the average
tourist to sco the Grand canyon and to
make the trail to the river's edge Is
about $12. With the elevator or Incline
railway the expense; it is said, will be
lowered to about $3 or $4, making it
possible for thousands of more tourlsto
to visit the Grand canyoni every year.
In the construction of such an Incline
railway the geology of the locality will
play one of the most conspicuous parts.
As many as seven different strata must
be passed over by tho rnllway and the
resistance of these seven different
layers' against tho action of the natural
elements varies vastly. • • •
A feature of such . a construction Is
that the grentest weight will fall to the
weakest stratum— the limestone which,
forms: the. top layer." of tho canyon.
Following tho x limestone and de
scending to the bottom . of . the canyon
the following geological strata are en
countered: Cross-bedded sandstone, red
sandstone, blue itmestcne, green, shales.,
"tonto" sandstone and granite. Per
pendicularly there are 800 feet of lime
stone, j 800 feet of cross-bedded sand
stone, ' 1200 feet of red sandstone, 550
feet of blue limestone, 700 feet of green
shales. 150 feet of "tonto" sandstone
and 1300 feet of granite. . •
Anchorage a Problem
The anchoring of an Incline railroad
to such\ geological formations will call
into play the knowledge of the best
geologists nnd the experience of the
best engineers In the construction of In
cline railways.
What the outcome of the rumored
project will be Is a matter of future
development, say men who have heard
of the , possible construction of an in
cline railway at the Grand canyon. But
the opinion of railroad,, men and en
gineers In Los Angeles is that it would
lie one of the most wonderful Incline
railways in the world.
County Attorney Refuses to Allow
Woman Who Swallowed It to
Leave Her Prison
Special to The Herald.
OMAHA, Neb., June 3.— Mne Thomas
and the diamond she swallowed have
not parted company and there Is no
immediate prospect that they will.
The 'girl Is mill In jail and County
Attorney Slabuugh announced this
evening that he Intended to put her on
trial Tuesday for larceny.
The proposed operation on the woman
wan not undertaken torluy for the rea
son that the county attorney would not
permit his prUoner to bo taken from
the prison for thut purpose,
Dr. Henry called ut the Jail and was
ready to undertake the removal of tho
precious stono that him set the stato
by ears.
Ho began to discuss with Iho woman
arrangements for making the Incision,
and she. wished to know if tin- chances
were for or against her living.
On being assured that her chances
were good to survive she asked the
physician to go ahead.' and called for
her attorney to "fix up things."
It was then the unexpected snog was
struck in the determination of County
Attorney Slabuugh to Interfere with
the program. • ,/■.'.•.
It Is learned thut Miss Thomas Is
awaiting releuse from her predica
ment In order that she may marry
Joseph Hayes, to whom she h;m been
engaged for six mouths..
May Settle Cretan Question
lly Associated Press.
LONDON, Juno 3.— The Observer
says that us a retiult of King: Kdward'a
recent visit to Greece a settlement of
the Cretan question in probable, Greek
troops replacing the International
iruurds for - the Sudu Hay lapsing: to
Great Britain ami Prince George of
Greece' possibly, becoming governor of
c yp |u *tfitsMtißßß«ttMa»latffl^B
Vienna Lockout Grows In Proportions.
Building Operations Nearly
at a Standstill
"y AMftdated Pre«s.
VIENNA, f June 3.— Following the
lockout of the bricklayers, the Build
ers' nsiwlntlon has decided to extend
the measure.
Rome 60,000 men were discharged last
evening, Including stono masons, plas
terers, roofers, carpenters and Joiners,
plumbers, locksmiths, painters and
It Is expected that the total number
of men locked out will reach 160,000
next week,' If no building operations
will be at ii standstill In lower Austria.
Blaze Causes Automatic Sprinkler to
Flood Hayden Brothers' Depart
ment Btore — Firemen
Narrowly Escape
By Associated Pre3s.
OMAHA, Neb., June 3.— A very in
significant fire was the direct cause of
heavy damage to the^stook of the Hay
den Brothers' department store at ,9ix
teeenth ond Dodge streets and the nar
row escape from death of fifteen fire
men and a police surgeon this after
The fire, which wns of unknown
origin, started In a furniture store room
at the rear of the building.
It hnd d6ne not more than $100,000
damage when It started the automatic
sprinkler, which flooded the entire five
floors of the building before it was dis
Estimate Damage at $325,000
The total vulue of the stock is given
at $660,000 and the damage at one-half
that amount, fully covered by Insur
ance. The fire had evidently been
smoldering for some time before it was
discovered, for the room was so filled
•with carbonic gas that the first firemen
to enter the place were overcome and
those who went to their rescue rapidly
succumbed until It was necessary to
take fifteen of them, Including Chief
Salter, Assistant Chief Simpson, Cap
tains Sullivan, Coyle and Oleson and
lieutenants . Kricson, Bowman and
Peterson to the hospital.
Police Surgeon Elmore was also over
come while attending them, at the
scene of the fire. The flremdn all re
ported for duty this afternoon and none
is In a serious condition. ...
Chinese Minister to Washington, Tired
of Official Lffe, May Move"
■'" " to Shanghai ;
Ry; Associated Press.
PEKIN, June 3.— Wu Ting Fang,
former Chinese minister to Washing
ton, has left Pekln on a leave of ab
sence. It is said that he will probably
live In Shanghai, being dlcgusted with
Chinese official life.
"After he returned from America, "Wu
Ting Fang gained considerable In
fluence over the empress dowager, but
the court officials threw obstacles in
the path of his reform scheme and their
intrigues finally relegated him to minor
offices without power.
He has been outspoken in his de
nunciations of the rottenness of. Chi
nese officialdom. A few years ago he
would have lost his head for his plain
Pursues Negro and Shoots Innocent
Parent While Attempting to
Make Arrest
By Associated Press.
GIBSLAND. La., June 3.— Allan Tur
ner, a young negro, has been arrested'
at Arcadia, La., charged with attempt
ing to assault Mrs. James Barron at
her home In Bienville parish.
After falling In the attempt the negro
escaped to the home of his mother,
where he was trailed by posso men.
He was called to come out, but re
fused, and the posse men fired and
1; I lied the negro's mother. •
He wus then captured and later
turned over to an officer, who succeeded
In landing him in jail. Mob violence is
threatened. $
Miners Employed by Arizona Copper
Company Secure Con.
cession *
By Associated Press.
EL, PASO, Texas, June 3.— The men
of the Arizona Copper company In
Modencl struck for an eight-hour day
and the plant has been tied up Flnce
Friday, but they have been promised
an eight-hour day beginning July 1,
and will return to work Monday.
The Detroit Copper company at the
same place Is trying to break a strike
for the eight-hour clay by putting to
work many refugees from San Fran
cisco. „
Cavalry Will Be Recalled
By At-foclate'd tress.
WASHINGTON, June 3.— Tho proba
bility Is that four troops of cavalry
which went to Naco, Ariz., from Fort
Huachuca on account of the riot ut
Cananea, 'Mexico, will bo ordered back
to their post In a day or two. (Jen.
Hull, the chief of stuff, will take up
the matter with Secretary Taft tomor
row und If It develops that there is no
reason, why the men should remain at
Naco they will return promptly.
Liberals Visit United States
Dy Associated Press.
NEW YORK, June B.— Doctors P.
Arosmena, A. Morales and B. Parres
and Gen. D, Diez of the Liberal party
In Panuma arrived here today on the
steamer Alliance ' from Colon. They
come here to urge the mediation of the
United States government in the ap
proaching elections. : ,
Moor* Give Up Attack
By Associated Press.
. GIBHALTAK. June 3.— On a threat of
liritish warships to bombard them, the
Moors imva desisted in their attack on
the Hrliixh steamer Cralghall, from
t'linlllT fur Hitvunu, which Is awlioru off
Point Cere*.
Trouble Seems to Have Started Over
Role In Next -Week's Show,
"Girl I Left Behind
I Me"
Tho Belanco may lose Its leading
Because of a misunderstanding Miss
Kugenla Thais Lawton nnd the man
agement have reached the pnrtlng of
the ways, It Is feared, though friends
are endeavoring to patch up a truce
and may succeed by nightfall.
Miss Lawton Is Just back from a va
cation trip and has Just completed a
successful week's appearance In "Rip
Van Wlnklo" as Gretchen. Sho had
consented to take the role, breaking her
vacntlon period with the understanding
that she wns not to go on again at
present. She had settled down near
Snnta Monica to enjoy her stay on
tho beach.
Why the Differences
This week, beginning tonight, the
fnrce "June" is to be given at the
Belnsco. Juliet Crosby was cast for
the leading role in order to yield to
Miss Lawton's desire for further rest.
For next week, however, "The Girl I
Left Behind Me" is billed and the stage
manager wished particularly to have
Miss Lawton cast In a certain role.
Over this it appears the present mis
understanding has arisen.
Neither Miss Lawton nor the man
agement will state whether the part
was unsatisfactory or whether the Idea
of returning to the footlights so soon
was objectionable.
From greenroom gossip It appears,
however, that Manager John H. Black
wood was called upon to ' decide, the
controversy, and he ruled that unless
Miss Lawton did as directed by the
stage manager she would have to
give way to another leading woman.
Such was the situation at midnight
last night, from all accounts, though
tHere are many in and out of the com
pany who look for an adjustment of the
little controversy.
Only, recently Joseph Galbralth re
tired as leading man at the Belasco
after a spat with Stage Manager George
Barnum, and his successor, the popular
Walling, will step Into his shoes.
Zealandia Arrives at New York After
a Long and Eventful*.''
. Voyage \
By Associated Press.
NEW YORK. June 3.— The four
masted schooner Zealandia arrived to
day from San Francisco after an event
ful passage. -
The Zealandia was chartered to tow
the big side wheel steamer Olympla to
this port. She sailed from San Fran
cisco on January 31 with her tow. |
All went/ well until March -3, while.
both ships were anchored In Possession
bay (Punta Arenas).
During the day a heavy . southwest
gale sprang -up. The Olympla parted
her anchors and drifted ashore well up
on the beach, which is very long and
shallow. An attempt was made to float
the steamboat, which proved successful,
but before getting her Into deep water
she broke adrift and grounded again.
She lies in an easy position and Cap
tain Roberts has every hope, of her
being ultimately floated. !
Her crew of six men were transferred
to the Zealandia ,and she proceeded to
this port after a" passage of 123 days
and 17 hours from San Francisco.
After Regaining Consciousness His
First Words Were: "I'll Have to
Put a Truss Under That
Special to Th« Herald.
CLEVELAND, June 3.-After battling
valiantly for his life high in the air,
Lincoln J. Beaehey, a Toledo aeronaut,
crashed to earth with his airship and
was pulled unconscious from the wreck
of tho machine.
Thousands of persons saw the acci
dent at Luna park. The triangular
spruce frame work carrying the motive
power collapsed and the big propeller
cut into the balloon like a buzz saw,
letting out hydrogen gas and permitting
the craft to shoot to earth like a bullet.
Beaehey threw oft ballast and made
frantic efforts to check his downward
flight, but in vain. "The aeronaut fell
Into an open field and when friends
arrived a few minutes later they
dragged his limp and senseless body
from the wreck. He was not seriously
hurt and quickly revived.
"I'll put a truss under that carriage
and she'll work all right when i" try
her again," wan Beachey's philosophical
assertion made In a shame faced sort of
way. "Both Knabenshue and I thought
the carriage would stand the racket,
but' l've changed my mind. It has to
be built more strongly next time."
Polish Nationalist and ' Socialist Par.
ties Engage in. Fights Dally.
Big Strike On
l'y Associated Press.
' LODZ, June . 3.— HuiiKulimry encoun
ters between workmen, belonging to the
Polish Nationalist and Socialist parties
take place dally. Yesterday one man
was shot , and killed and , five were
mortally wounded.
- owing to a strike of waiters, cooks
and butchers the coffee houses, restau
runts and markets are closed.
Forty.fJve Young Men From Good
\ Families to Be Educated In
United States
By Associated Press.
TEKIN, Jun« 3.— J«me« W. RngH
dile, the American consul general at
Tien Tain, gave a farewell reception
yesterday to Dr. Tenney, who Balln
from Kobe, Japan, June 26 on the
steamer Tangu Maru for Seattle, ac
companied by forty- five Chinese
students who will be distributed among
eastern colleges.
All the Americans residing In Tien
Tpln attended the reception. The
students whom Dr. Tennpy will con
duct to America belong to good Chi
nese families and all speak English.
They have been outfitted with foreign
clothes and they will have their queues
cut before leaving Shanghai.
Report of State Earthquake Invettl.
gating Commission Gives Many
Interesting Facts Concern.
Ing Recent .Temblor
By Associated Prens.
SACRAMENTO. June 3.-The pre
liminary report of the state earthquake
Investigating commission was received
this afternoon at the office, of Governor
Pardee. "
It Is submitted by Professor A. C.
.Lawgon of the University of California,
chairman of the commission, and com
prises twenty pages. Under the head-
Ing of results the report says:
"One of the remarkable features of
the coast ranges of California is a line
of peculiar greomorphlc construction
which extends obliquely across the en
tire width of the mountainous' belt
from Mendoclno county to Riverside
"The surface feature along this line
has been formed by a dislocation of the
earth's crust, or a series of dislocations
In times past, with a differential move
ment of the parts on either side of the
plane of rupture."
G.ves Detailed Description -
The report gives a detailed descrip
tion of recognized lines of abrupt
changes due to similar phenomena,
known as Bcraps, traversing, with sev
eral breaks, the territory . from Point
Arena to Mount Pinos, In "Ventura
county, , a distance of 375 miles, and
passing outside of Golden Gate strait
above Bollnas across the shore ' I line
eight miles south of the Cliff house. .
. ■ The movements' that produced . the
line are attributed to. separate earth
quakes extending back Into the Quat
ernary period.
In general terms, the cause of these
movements is attributed to the theory
that stresses are generated in the
earth's crust and accumulate until they
exceed the strength of the rocks com
posing the crust and find relief In a
sudden rupture. ■ J
The earthquake of April 18 is said to
have been due -to one of these move
ments, and the extent of the rift is de
scribed as extending from the vicinity
of Point Arena to the neighborhood
of San Juan, Benlto county, a distance
of 185 miles.
Furrow in Surface Shown
The evidence of the rupture and the
differential movement is clearly and
unequlvocably defined In a continuous
furrow in the surface soil several feet
wide. All fences, stream courses, pipe
lines and dams crossed by the line are
dislocated from six to twenty feet.
The average horizontal displacement is
twenty feet. In Sonoma and Mendocino
counties there is a different I vertical
movement not exceeding four feet.
In consequence of the movement it
is probable that the latitudes and longi
tudes of all points In the coast range
have been permanently changed a few
From the purely scientific point of
view the earthquake Is one of the most
Interesting on record and Is In some re
spects unique.
A complete study of the phenomena
will undoubtedly contribute ereatly
not only to our knowledge of the evo
lution of the earth's crust, but also to
our knowledge of the means oZ mini
mizing the calamities which arise from
tho destruction of buildings and water
pipes when such shocks occur In the
Lesson a Valuable One
Certain of the studies which have
this object in view fall within the
province of the structural engineer and
architect and they have already formu
lated many suggestions dealing: with
principles and materials of constructing
which will be of very great value In
the future construction of buildings,
not only in San Francisco but in all
parts of the country which are subject
to earthquake shocks.
One of the remarkable features of the
coatit ranges California Is a line of
peculiar gedmorphlc construction which
extends across the entire width of
the mountainous belt from Mendoclno
county to Riverside county.
It Is recommended that costly public
buildings be erected on slopes upon
which Bound rock foundations may be
reached. The state university building
la said to have escaped greater damage
on this account and it Is affirmed that
many school buildings were so rtimsily
constructed ' as to be unable to with
stand the shock.
Made Ground Dangerous
Modern class of structures appear
to have been relatively passive, • while
the "made" ground In their vicinity wan
profoundly disturbed. The weak points
in frame buildings were the faulty un
derpinning, lack -of | bracing I and the
chimneys. Pipe lines on low, ■ swampy
ground are In greater danger of | de
struction than those on high ground
underlaid by rock. .
In San Francisco the most ' violent
destruction -of buildings was on made
ground, which behaved as jelly In a
The minor shocks < continued for
many days after April 18, rand In this
respect the earthquake accords in be
havior with other earthquakes in '. the
The minor shocks, which succeeded
the main one, are . interpreted gener
ally as due to subordinate adjustments
of the earth's crust in the tendency to
reach equilibrium after the first move
ment. ' -
Eight Men Instantly
Killed by Eifle
Mexican Commander Or
ders Prisoners Shot; ,
Down Like Dogs
As Leaders Yell "To Hell, With .the
Government— Away With Mex.
ico," Leaden Missiles
Pierce Hearts
Bpecln.l to The Herald,
DOUGLAS, Ariz., June S.— "To hell
with the government!. Away ." with
These words from the lips of eight
leaders of the Cananea anarchists who
Incited the riot and strike in the camp
of the Greene Consolidated company
Thursday afternoon; were arrested by
a volley from the riirales under Com
mander Kosterlltsky a few block over
the i hills from Ronquillo at 9 : o'clock
this morning. ■■..■;
The shots sounded the death knell of
the first outbreak of anarchy,.: in
Mexico: , : ' .
Kosterlltsky UnedV the leaders up be
side the stone wall and cried: "Viva
le Mexico! So perish all traitors!" ?"hv
Without fear the doomed men replied
as one man: ■ :' : :
"To hell with the government! 'Away
with Mexico!" ,-'• ■ • ; .' : ;
Another moment and their lives -had
paid for that sentiment.
There is no doubt ' that the quasi
public .execution of . the ringleaders |of
the riot today will have a tremendously
wholesome effect. . ; ■ . •'. ..:;,■■
While the arrival of armed American
volunteers early Saturday '.morning
preserved the existence ' of . •' Cananea,"
candor compels the Americans to admit
that the whispered ; word of • Koster-j
litsky'B arrival .. had more to ; do ?wlth
the final \ quelling ■ of . the disturbance
than every measure of death dealt, the
marauders by,; their own tnc-n," :■• ; : ■ :
f Cananea f- la'inot : burned and Is . not
burning.' The V pecuniary .-■ loss \to t the
Cananea Consolidated will reach $500,
000' and ■ work " will ■• proceed '■' wl thin ' a
week.' :■•.•• "•.•■■• .••■/•'. .■;-<'.•:•••;•*.■ «
President of Big Mining Company,
However, '-. Escaped Unl nj u red
By Associated Press.
PHOENIX,' Ariz., June 3.— Several
telegrams have passed today between
Governor Klbbey ' and : officials on ' the
Mexican line. ' '•' ; v."'..'.- ■■.''* ':
One from Capt. Rynnlng of the Ari
zona rangers states that , he went to
Cananea at the request of : Governor
Yzabel but returned to Naco this morn
ing, .-.v. . :-.;■•• v ::;.:
He said there were thirteen killed up
to the time of his departure .'and the
trouble seemed to be rapidly quieting. v.<
. About the time he left' a. shot was
fired at Col. Greene but missed him. ~'.. ■
Mexican , Consul Antonio . Maza, at
Douglas, wired to Governor Klbbey,
saying his government requested that
American officials be not permitted to
cross' the line, thus avoiding: 'further
Governor Kibbey replied that he had
cautioned Americans to that - effect as
soon as he was advised of the situation
and asked that the details concerning
the circumstances of the armed : body
of men that went from Naco be fur
nished him. , ■
A message was received here. tonight
Southern California: Cloudy on
Monday; fresh south. wind. Maxi.
mum temperature at Los Angeles
yesterday, 64 degrees; minimum,
54 degrees.
I— Miners shoot fifteen guards. ,
2— Senate faces busy sessions.
3 — Crib landmark now abolished.
A — Southern California news.
6— Sports.
6— Editorial.
7 — City news. ■ ' i
B.9— Classified advertisements.
9.lo.ll— Public advertising.
12 — Railroad row to move or expand. -
Strikers shoot fifteen guards at Plum
Run, O. '
Eight leaders of Ctinanca riot executed
by Mexican commander.
Klevon people instuutly killed at Provi
dence, It. 1., in street car accident.
Father of anarchist who attempted to
aseas.slnate King Alfonso declares his son
bad been disowned. -
. Lockout at Vienna will affect ' 150,000 .
men. ■ '
coast m!M
■' Legislators pass many measures during
Sunday seasion at Sacramento. ■
Scientists, -in making report of 1 recent,
earthquake, declare all "made". ■ ground '
is dangerous, "•hums*
Congressional campaign in Washington'
ends In whirlwind finish. -
w; local
Olivera street cribs no longer offend, vi ••
Hefusree -nearly drowned ut Han
Pedro. •
' MUa Lawton may quit Belaaco com
pany. ■„ ■ .
Shrewd ' forger bothers police.
11l health cause* temporary retire,
ment of Bupurlntendent Trotter, of
Union Rescue, mission. . .^tBW"*9MMM
Dr. C. 1\ Barber dUousses treatment
of leprosy. . •
Itev. Dr. A. 1 8. Plielps ' preaches on
"Tlio Scourged 1 Money Changers." ...
Methodists dedicate two chapels cm
east side. ■ ■ " .
• Mother, and. son' sho sought to save
hurt by Playa del Bey car. -

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