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7 4 SUNDAY JSVENXKO, OAKLAND TBIBUNE nn ill 1 I I I I I I i I I I I I a II II -J II II I IH Mnl I0G1ESE OVER 20 flfiEl THRILLIiG STORY OF here is partial list of those I WIGHT OF TERROR ere found ih mm 'i SACRAMENTO, April 21. A vpeclal of tha room swung back against, my shoulder. Just than tha building seemed Dr. T. Hatch, superintendent of State Hospitals for the Insane, is here and the work of relief la progressing under hia direction.



WICKS. MRS- McVEY MRS. RODERICK. 1 OA reporter, "Is rice. If we hava plenty" of that we can do without much of anything else; but so far wo have been unable? to get most of our store of it having been burned 3n San Francisco.

Our paopls In Oakland. Sacramento, StocVton, Fresno and are raising money and helping as fas as they can; and we have sent telegrams East, but of course It will take i u. little time to get help from there. 1 1 have seen Dr. Baker and others in the American relief organ! aa- tions, 'and they have promised us aa-t sistance as soon as possible, but.

of course wo know that they have ot their hands full, you might say, with, their own people. We see, that In times like this there la' no race-prejudice, and we want to tell you that we are very, very thankful for the kindly spirit that la shown by all toward us. We wish you would ay that particularly for us." The members of the Chinese Bhrptre Reform Association, in a business way are as enterprising as the American people of San Franctscoi The owners of the Chinese WTorld, the official organ of the movement, are already planning a new printing plantain place of the one for news and inter change of thought seems as much a necessity of life to them aa to others, and as much appreciated. The members of the Association may be Known by the lack of a queue and tha adoption of American style tn dressing; Among the prominent members of the Association In oonferenoe yesterday were O. S.

Lee, Wong Kin, Oee Ling, Gim Fook King, and M. O. Fong, of San Francisco and Oakland. At this season of the year and owing to their being so generally oonflned to the cities, the suffering is likely to be proportionately greater among them than among Americana. if.

UNITED SPANISH WAR VETS MEET. The comrades of TJ. S. V. camps met last night and established committee headquarters at room 41.

1118 Broadway. Qeorge 8. jois of Mllee Camp San Francisco was appointed chairman of relief committee. The comrades volunteered their servtoes to. the General Relief Committee.

i 01 Over twenty thousand refugee-- Chinese from San Francisco, are said by their countrymen who speak English to be on this side of the bay, principally In; I Oakland, particularly in Chinatown at Eighth and Ninth streets, by lerrltt and In vacant lots toward and, in East Three thousahir'are reported having reached Sacramento, and 100P each having gone to. Stockton and Fresno. Oakland's Chinatown, near the corner of Ninth and Webster, is overflowing with Chinese who are said to be worse off food and lodging than i The Chinese Six Companies are said to be practically annihilated, so far as any influence on tha present situation is concerned. The only effective organization for relief among the I Chinese appears to be the Chinese Em-1 pire Relief Association, the Oakland headquarters of which is In a new hall at 367 Ninth street, and the 'Baptist. Presbyterian and Congregational Church Missions.

At the C. E. R. Association hall many are subsisting on tea and bread, and are laid closely as sardines in a box on the floor at night. C.


Association has branches at San Francisco, Oakland, Sacramento, Stockton and Fresno, each governed by a board of directors. Representatives from those boards and prominent Chinese merchants of those places were In session at 867 Ninth street yesterday, organizing yielr work and raising what means they could to take care of their fellow countrymen with as little political or social discrimination aig Is manifest among Americans. O. Si Lee, an American born Chinese man, who-is a second-year student in the Commercial course at the University of California, and who speaks both -languages fluently was the representative of the Chinese Association to the Chamber of Commerce and other American sources of organized relief, which have promised assistance to the Chinese, among whom the suffering -is- most likely to be severe and where disease is most likely to bjeak out. 1 RICE IS NEEDED.

we are lacking most," said Mr. Lee, yesterday, -to a TRIBUNE Wfis ww LOS ANOKLES. April Moat thrCl-i tag of all storlee related of ad van -tui-M In stricken Sua Francisco during the days of horror and nights of terra to that of a party of four, two woman and two man. who arrived bar after bevtng apant a night and the greater portion of two days oa the hills about Oolden Gate Park. 1 Thla party waa oompaaad of Mrai Francis Winter, Miss Bessie Martey.

Dr. Ernest W. naming and Oliver Posey, all promtnant local people. Ail war guests at tha Palaoa Tuesday night 4 Tbay returned with faat awollaa and bruised from mUtt of walking over iaggad. brokaa streets, with flaab aaarad and bllatarad from cinder and flam, and 1 with, ayaa atUl rolling with tha awful horror of tha soeaea and events at wbloh thay bad baan a part.

Tha woman hastened ta a local betel, where thay ramalaad aU tha aftarnooa and evening, proa tra tad from tha shook and tha exposure, and danylng them selves even ta aQ friends. Mr. Poaay want dlraotiy home, but Dr. naming, ankamot and disheveled, want to tha Chambar of Commerce to giro softest-( i mooorlnc tha atrtokan af thoaa who had not been fortunata aaoogb to flaa from tha ouy or aaaoiauoo. It waa on his advloe that tha rallaf oammlttaa mada purohaaaa of lint and kuuiuii to aand north.

Ha aald tha numbar killed bad baan rraatly azag fttratad. but that hundreds, probablj Knuunili mra auirertna- from burn a. an tana and hundrada of thousand from hunger and exposure. TELLS ADVlNTVRaeV. Tha arty af whloh ha waa a mambar fnrmad In tha atraaU af Baa Fran claco Wadnaaday.

morning atar tha seo-oftd shook bad mada tha Palaoa untenable. They were atrangara until than. To a reporter Dr. naming told af.hla adventure. "I waa sleeping In a room en tha third fleor-of the noiei." aaia ur.

naming, 'wrTeri tha first shock ooeurredV An earthoSjate In Ban Franciaoo was na nev onsstlon to ma 1 waa there In Ills. when a boy 10 years when tha f.ret great earthquake oama lut that was aa tha renti rocking af a cradle io tha cna of Vednesday. 6HRIEKS OP WOMEN. "I awoke to tha groaning Umbers. grlndiPK.

creaking eouru; then oama lh roar from tha street. Plastering and wnll decorations fell, tie sensation waa a thouKh the hulldlr re were stretching nil writhing jme wnaka ine oarknees lnlne. Hhr'ks of woman, higher. Mirlllir then thft of 'the creaking tlm- Iwrn, rut the air. I tumbled from the tcil n1 cradled, scrambling toward tha Tho twisting and writhing ap- li inrraee.

iilr waa oporeeseo. I seemed to ktfiJn to myself, 'Will tt never, nerer drenched fro rathe lock, the door LOS AfOZXE8v ApttX ta, "BUaisje as tha aoana where Baa Fraoolsoo's Chinatown stood." says W. W. Overton. who reached Los Angeles) to-day among tha refugees.

"A heap of smoking ruins marks, tha sits of tha wooden warrens tka slant-ered man af tha Orient dwelt la thousands. Tha place Is pitted with, deep holes and aaarad with dark passageway from whose depths com smoke wreaths, AS the-wood has gone and the wlnde are strewing tha aahea, "Man. white man. never knew tha depth of Chinatown underground city," "'ays Mr. Overton.

"They often talked of thaaa aubterranean runways. And many of tham had gone beneatfi the street lereia two and threa stories. But now that Chinatown has bean unmasked, fnr tha destroyed buildings war only a mask, men from the hillside have looked on where Its Inner eeorats lay. In plaoea they can sea passages one hundred feat deep. "TheVfir rwapt this) Moncorlaa section m.

II left no shred of tha painted v. oodea fabrto. It at tt down to tha bar bllEfBH I II 14 I Ci aHrs ts to breathe, stagger and right itself. "But I fled from that building aa from falling walL I could not believe that tt could endure such a shock and still. stano.

"The nszt I remember was standlnc In the street laughing at tha unholy ap- pearanoe of half a hundred men clad In pajamas and leaa. IN NIOHT ROBES. "Tha womaa were In their night robes: they, made a better appearance than the men. Tha street was a rainbow of color In tha early morning light. There every stripe and hue of raiment never intended to be seen outside the boudoir.

"Men and women were all about ua. We looked at each other and talked, even tried lamely to Joke. But In a very few mtnuteo a convulsive quiver awept through tha city. Tha earth seemed to be shivennsi "I notloed that the eyee of the men and women were rolling restlessly. Their tones were pitched high.

It seemed to grate on my nerves. Then I fell to wondering whether I was talking shrilly, tOO. BUYS SUPPLIES. "1 went to a grocery without a front and bought a few supplies, things that would make a cold lunch. The grocer did not even overcharge me.

He was partloular to give me the right change. soldiers came and told us tq move on. It seemed the natural thtr.g to do. By this time the fire was creeping dangerously close. We wouH have walked to the ferry.

We tried it on a aoore of streets. But that wJl of fire was always there. It seemed to creep aoroee In front of us. "And In front of the fir- always walked tha soldiers. A of times I hired express wagona.

would ride for a few blocks and get out on the sidewalk. In net a single Instance were we charged mora than a reasonable price "for the ride. i "Onoe we loitered until the soldiers oama a rough fellow who had been stand' ng by my aide tried to dart through the tins. He looked like a beachcomber. "SHOOT THAT MAN." "A young lieutenant caught him by tha coat 'Hare ha called to his men, 'shoot that man.

"I hurried on without looking back. I don't remember that I heard a shot fired. But at tha time It seemed so trivial a thing that I did not pay much attention. The air was filled with the roar or explosions. "They were dynamiting great, blocks.

The sailors were training guns to rake rows of residences. "All the while we were moving onward with tha crowd. Cinders were falling about ua. At times our clothing- caught fire. Just little embers that smoked once and went out.

The sting burned our faces and wa used handkerchiefs for veils. 'Every body around ua waa ualnB- nm. kind of cloltf to shield their eyea. It looked ludicrous to see expressmen and teamsters wearing those, veils ground, and this lies stark, for the breeses have taken away the light ashes. Joss houses and misxlon schools, grocery stores and opium dens, gambling hells and theaters all of them went.

QUEER EARTHQUAKE IJE DECLARES. BERK ISLET, April 22. A. 0-Reilly. superintendent of schools In Manila, arrived on tha Mongolia about a week ago, and was located at the Palace Hotel at tha time of the earthquake.

He has been In the Orient for eight years and Is thoroughly familiar with the earthquake proposition. I In Manila selsmographls In the Jesuits' observatory Indicate an average of about one plenor a day, and In his entire experience Mr. O'Reilly states he has never encountered such a type of earthquake as tha late earthquake, Hia impressions were that it was of a vary complicated nature. airam PUBLIC I 1 POTENT i to tha Union from Ajmews ayajTha work of taking out tha of patients who wera killed in tha wreck of the building- la still going on. At tha present time it Is estimated that at least one hundred are dead.

Following Is a list of the dead who have been MR8. MARIA BOUSCA6SE. JOHN HENRY BAXMAN. MRS. ROSA BLU MENTHA! i JOSEPH STAFFORD.










McCARTY. MR. GRADY. DOLLIE GRAHAM. Captain Alexander of steamship Fsnta Rosa are we.

indebted for-thei saving of wharf and ferry. Upon the arrival of the Santa Rosa Thursday at 2 p. all available me 'nwere put to Work ctlSiriBUlipf? ioou unu ivcrijiiiji the ship's hosej turned over the ad-Joining plera. The danger" was greatest Friday at ll p. m.

when Captain Alexander, alone a vigilance committee, rushod. intjo the seemingly calling for men, as the exhausted crew had fallen asleep after tp many hour? of ceaseress labor. In ten minutes time the wharf would be beyond control, being In flames on all three sides af. boat piers 9 and 11, and the bulMlngs Iri front of ship having caught from the flying timbers. The captain succeeded in rousing and: marshalling his weary crew, also trie-second class pitssrTigcrs to their posts en the' burrinjgi piers and after another similar alarm at 5 Saturday morning again were we a3ured the vharf and remaining ferry -would -nder suc- stand.

JIad to Captain A' cumbed to fatigue after hours of over- sight fighting fire and distributing:) food we would! now not have either wharf or ferry. Captain Alexan-j V. 1 1 A ikt cliiu ma. ticw nave thank for a pasway out of San Francisco. The wlrid veering in small whirlwinds fron Friday middle afternoon and during Friday night doubled the dahgfer fromi burning cinders flying many times, i 'jl seemed time after time i that the steamships In port would have to put to sea, leaving the whar, to It, fate, but special provl- aence rouna a raitnrui any in captain Alexander.

Eleanor Bennett, passen ger on Santa Rosa, East Oakland ni RniiRii WIU MWI II v. Ill I I I I VLD9LL This morning 100 patients were transferred to Stockton asylum and others will be transferred if necessary. It is estimated that forty or fifty patients have escaped. The actual number will not be known until the dead are all taken from the ruins and the roster of patients has been examined. PLANS FOR FUTURE, Mr.

Pardee in discussing the matter said: "The loss of buildings is complete and the buildings will never be From what I have learned of the plans for the future, ray Impression is that no such buildings will ever be ierected again. There will be no more brick structures. Everything will be of steel and concrete and quite probably there will be ho. building on the grounds more than two stories high. Besides, the cottage system will be inaugurated.

i "Operations are now confined to temporary relief of the situation. A tent city has sprung up and Dr. Leonard Stocking, the superintendent. Is doing wonders in bringing order out of chaos. Temporary houses are being put up and sanitary conditions are being re-established as rapidly as possible.

It is worthy of note that many of the patients volunteered and worked "like trojans for the relief of their in- grounds are patrolled night and dav and not only by atienaams but also volunteers, from San Jose, who have been sworn in as deputies for the sheriff of the county. Cs -land, via Southern Pacific with a outfit 1 twenty- thirty teams, provisions with for feeding 10,000 people C. iff in yoiur see that he Is nlacsri where: he will do most good. His organisation must be protected costs kept Intact in all its partn. iRtly upon you to see that this cone, "CHAMBER OF COMMERCE CIT-: RELIEF COMMITTEE.

Q. Stcry, Chairman." i CHECK FOR 51000. This" morning! Mayor Mott reeelved a chack for 51000 as a contribution to the relief fund: from the Mammoth Copper Mining Company' of Kennett, Shasta- county, jCil. The letter accompanying lhe checiv stated in closing that the check, vas only a rirst in- THE CADETS SAN FRANCISCO, April 22. Po- licemeh engaged in patrol work, and citizens whose business takes them Into the burned districts, complain that th, cadets of the University of who are on1 duty.

at the various af exceeding their authority. It is charged that they aim their guns and threaten to shoot before calling "Halt," and hold up ordinary citizens and special and regular police using no judgment whatever. A prominent police official, In speaking of the cadets, said this mprning: "These' young fellows are cauasing no end ftrouble. They hold up police and cover them, with their rifles before saying a word. Our men don't know what moment they, will be shot.

Something should be-rdone. We have no trouble with the' men of thei jreguhv army, for they know their business." It Is understood that Chief ojf Police Dinan wlll ask-the Governor to recall the cadets and also all National Guardsmen. The police say that the regular troops are all the help they need In the work of preserving order and protecting property. 'M WASHINGTON. April 28.

The following dispatch from General Funston regarding conditions at San Francis oo oama to lha War Xapartmant at 6:10 o'clock this corning. It was sent from the naval training station: "FVra is making no progress to the west or nv. a Ness avenue. A wind of con aidersble force now besrtonirifc. indica tions now that all of that part of the city east of Van Ness avenue and north of the bay win be destdoyed.

Borne con siderable apprehension Is fait as to tha post of Fort Mason, but tt la believed we can save it. Weather continues firm ana warm. SANITARY CONDITIONS. Practically no sufferlnc from rvnvr tt will be impossible to at once establish proper sanitary conditions. Much sick ness must necessarily be expected.

"If the city to the wast now standing remains intact there are many good buildings that can be used as hospitals. iua nuj)iJ im encouraging. Tne 8prlng Valley Water Company believes It can deliver from ten ta twelve million gallons daily. This, with other sources not mentioned, will prevent a water lamina." BANKERS TO WORK. X.

W. Hellman, one of the well-known bankers of San Francisco, an-and other financier from that dry had a preHmlnary i conference with local bankers yesterday with a view to organising them so that the dangers to the business, a a consequence of the great losses sustained by the bankers of San Francisco In the earthquake and fire, may be avoided. "--v Nothing definite was decided upon. Another meeting yrill ba hAld next nnnnni niv. fir HP A IUUIIII L-ltlLI' VI SENDS WORB TO 1SHII1CTDN UNKNOWN WOMAN.







MARY A. CONDEN. LUCY MORICH. The' cupola over the administration department went down and all the wards, in that part of the building collapsed. Twelve attendants were killed and Dr.

Kelly, second assistant phy- i slclan, was Instantly crushed to death. There were 1100 patients In the hps- i kpital and C. Pardee, secretary of the State Commission in lunacy, wno nas Kaon vioro oftenriins tn r.ffieial declares that it is a marvel that many more were not killed, three wards, one above another, being located there, At -j'tha headquartars of Governor Pardee and Mayor Mott, the following evidences of sympathy and assistance Wpre. received from all narts of the.i country and were duly answered Governor Pardee showing that there are. needed food and.

shelter for uuu people: I NORTH CAROLINA. "RALEIGH, N. April 20, 1906 North: Carolina with California and extends sincerest sympathy. Legislature notj in but, personally our people will extend all they can. B.

GLENN, Governor." MISSOURI. "ST! April -20, -06. JDraw 'on St. Joseph Commercial Club for $5000, or would '-'you prefer provision shipped from here and what kind, Will report further subscriptions. E.

SPRAT, Alftyor. "Henry Krug Jr. President Com- mercial Club. PRACTICAL EXPRESSION. "COLUMBIA, S.

April 20, The appalling disaster which has be fallen your State touches our hearts deeply. Accept our sincerest sympa- thy in the terrible i ordeal which is We are now' taking Bteps to give practical expression to the heartfelt sj-mpathy which; we feel for you. HEY WARD, Governor." i BOXES COOKED FOOD. "LOS ANGELES, Ca4 April 20, '06. Native Sons' special relief train consisting of ten cars and containing inn A A i JXT XtC- vT lm0 tonight More to follow "NATIVE SONS' RELIEF COMMITTEE." READY, $5000.

-ATLANTIC, N. April 20, '06. Draw, oh San Francisco Relief Committee of Atlantic City for $5000. "EDWARD S. LEE, Chairman." TWENTY-FIVE CARS.

"LOS ANGELES, April 21, '06. We sent relief Committee yesterday, one express -car. twenty-three, freight cars, Two he diverted to San Jose. 1 "CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, i 4 IDAHO. "MpSCOW, Idaho, April 20, '06.

Can you use a car of provisions donated by citizens of Latah county, Idaho? If so to what point shall we "WILLIAM M. MORGAN, Mayor INDIANA. "INDIANAPOLIS, April 4, '08. In the name of the people of Indiana, I send 1 you and your stricken people sincere sympathy and beg to offer ev ery material assistance within the power of the generous citizenship of this commonwealth. FRANK HANLT, Governor." i OHIO'S LIBERALITY.

COLTJMBTJS, O. April JO, '08. The people of Ohio sympathise with the stricken people of your State tn their recent calamity and we are ready and willing to respond financially and otherwise. am in hopes that the disaster its not a great as first reported. "JOHN M.

PATTTSON, Oorernor." ''k i MONTANA. HELENA Mont, April tO, '08. Montana deeply sympathizes with California her terrible struggle with earthQuake and Ore. Our people will take- prompt steps to aid in relieving the distressed. K.

TOOLEX Governor. PENNSYLVANIA. "PHILADELPHIA. Pa, April Sft, 'OS. Tou can make draft for any amount up to Instead of 25,000 as tel egraphed you yesterday.

"JOHN WEAVER, Mayor and -A rED TEN THOUSAND. LOS ANGELES, April 21. D8. D. j.

Degmd. agent of the Citizens" Re- I 1 I BWW1IB (v I Our entire stock of groceries is subject to public call st our regular prices. Under no condition will our prices bo raised as long as we are able to buy groceries at normal i figures. We will deliver as promptly as possible to all parts of the city, but as our delivery service Is very much overtaxed we would advise the people to call and take goods with them. 4 Mind races siised W.lffl.

ClipM! "jCft Cor. 12th and Harrison Sts. Phone Oakland 300 i Pi: MSflllffl fiHBS -CO, Phcrio Oshicad 5G23 ana Oakland 1107 Me S5i While we have lost oar San Francisco store we still have large stock of all drug store necessities enough to' supply the needa of the whole dty tH new goods come from the East Lowest Cut Prices will always prevail at Bowman's. 4 Oakland. Berkeley, nn creeps ncz vj AHCCCSd 10.

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