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VINITA, INDIAN TERRITORY. THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 1893.
VOL. XI. NO. 21.
FnAU WAdstKii 1ms given licr consent
lo tlio production nt tlio llorlln opera
houso of tho version of "Rlonzl." which
was written by Wanner lato In life.
SrxAtoii Sii.waiit, of Novndo, says
lio Is prepared nt a moment's notlco to
mnko a two weeks' speech on tho silver
question, und others nro llkowlso pre
pared. Sin AitcuiiiAi.D Au.tso.v, ono of tho
lirltlsh generals soon lo bo retired, Is a
r.on of tho htstotiun. Ho has a credit
able career, covering nearly half n
Srvkiiai, German papers demand that
tho government at once prepuro nn emi
gration bill to meet tho emergency ere
ntcd by tho United Stales quarantine
Lucca Dct.r.A ItonntA Invented en
nniclcd faience, tho precursor of mod
ern porcelain, In 1120, and about a cen
tury later Its inanufneturo was general.
From Itnly this enameled waro passed
TiAHoucur.iirc says thcro can bo no
question that Sir William Ilnrcourt
ought to succeed (llndslono when tho
latter finds himself unequal to liberal
leadership, Harcourt being "head and
shoulders abovo any other wan on tho
Pnor. Dkwkv, of tho Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, whllo himself
opposed to tho socialistic idea, says ho
cannot help but see in the tendencies
of tho time that stnto socialism U grad
ually superseding tho Individualism and
democ-acy of tho p-.Uting order of po
Lkioh Lv.nxh, world's fair commis
sioner for Samoa, wlo lias arrived with
many curios, said that Robert f,ouls
Stevenson would probably never lenvo
his island home, as ho is dying of con
sumption. Stevenson is writing n now
novel, as has been stated, although ho
works n few hours every morning on
llttlo matters, presumably for maga
zines. Tub uprising against tho revival of
tlio crinoiino appears to bo nssumlng
encouraging proportions ncross the
water and there is soia reason to hopo
Hint thts latest mandate ot fashion may
bo successfully defied. Antl-crinollno
lcagurcs arc reported to have been
formed in Paris nnd London, und dis
tinguished rcprcscnlatlvcsof both sexes
are united for tho fray.
Your hair may now bo cut short or
long at your own option. You look at
tho length of the teeth In the comb nnd
then decide. A pair of shears for bar
bers Is a late Invention. Tho pivot be
tween the blades is extended to carry a
comb, which Is parallel with tho scis
sors, lly tho aid of a nut the distance
between tho shears and tho comb can
be varied and tho hair cut at any do
An authority on woods says that
many peoplo suppose Hint rosewood
take its name from its color, but this Is
.-0-juli'ei.u. JfciMcvrouJ' U -,l ictf, n6r
yellow, but almost black. Its name
comes from tho fact that when first cut
it exhales n perfume similar to that of
a rose, and although tho dried rosewood
of commcrco retains no traco of this
early perfume, tlio namo lingers as a
relic of tho early history of tho wood.
It Is Mated that an nutopsy on the
body of Gen. llutlcr shows that deuth
wus caused by tho bursting of a small
blood vessel of the brain caused by a
violent fit of coughing. Ail the inter
nal organs wcro found to bo In excel
lent condition, and but for tho acci
dental causo of his death ho would
probnbly have Ural many years. The
brain weighed four ounces more than
that of Daniel Webster, which was ono
of tho largest on record.
1Voiii.D-DK women students of medi
cine have lately experienced a curious
rebuff at tho Columbian university,
'Washington. Privileges of study have
been w Ithdrawn from women, and the
faculty declares that tho teaching of
mcdlctuo to mixed classes of men and
women Is demoralizing to both sexes.
Thnt the faculty is sinccro in its belief
is shown by tho fact that tho uultcrsity
lms refused tbooffcrof a flue physiolog
ical laboratory vliich a New York man
Is ready to glvo it on the condition that
it reopen Its doors to women.
RkI'Iiesektativi. Hkii.uoiiv, of Cali
fornia, has n unique claim to fame, lio
loos Ilka a regular forty-niner, but his
looks bclio him completely, for ho is
about tho flrt.t Califurnian w ho ever ap
peared in Washington who hadn't been
a miner at some time In his Ufa. Hell
'born goes still farther. Ho never has
bought or sold a single share of mining
stock, and the only mining interest ho
ever possosscd is ono shara presented
lilm to enable him to servo ns attorney
for u California mine. This Is n ro
niarkablo record for any man of lib
Mavhoyk.ni 1Ii:y, tho Turkish minis
ter, though ono of tho most Indefatiga
ble members of the diplomatic corps, In
social matters caunot sufficiently forgot
oriental typos of beauty to udmlro
those of other countries. At n ball given
on Now Year's ove, ho naively confided
to n pretty woman with w hum ho had
been dancing that according to his idea
lio had not seen a pretty woman nor
ono of really line physique since ho had
been In America, it should ba noted
that tho minister, though by birth a
Greek, has spent tlio greater portion of
his llfo In Constantinople nnd accord
ingly! t como up to his criterion a
woman must weigh at least 200 pounds.
Tub marriage of Mrs. "Hilly" Flor
ence has madu much talk in tho circles
of thcutcr-goliig people. Not nlono
that It Is her third experionco In matri
mony, but becauso 6f her tijfo uud tlio
fact that she has married n man so
many years her Junior. Florenco was
soma threo years younger than Mrs,
Molvlua Llttcll -whom ho married, but
Mclvltm U nearly If not qulU thirty,
flvo years older tliau her present hus
band Sho was l)oru sixty -five years
ago und was oiu tho stage as curl v ns
1610, when she gained note tu the Bow
ery us a graceful dancer -Mio married
Florenco iu 1SS3, but before that a
daughter was born, who is known as
Josophlit. Florence Shepherd nnd who
uppearcd In Kansas City recently us the
rather cwnmonplno- head of a very
commonplace drunmtlo company.
Tiik tnblo on which the articles of
agreement for tho surrender of Vlok
Imrg were signed by (Ion. (Iraut and
Ucu, Pombertoii Is In dally uso In a brer
saloon In Vlekiburg. Tho luilooufceeper
has been offered a large price for the
relic, Vut refuse to dUiiojo of It.
NEWS OF THE WEEK.
Gloanod By Tolcgmph ond, Moll.
ri2R.SO.VA, AND rOLITICAI-
Tup. khcdlvo of I'gypt recently
changed his ministry without having
obtained tho nsscnt of the Ilrltlsh au
thorities who, therefore, declined to
rccognlrc the new cabinet
Count Johann Kiiasicks, tho member
of tho upper houso of tho Austrian par
liament, jumped tho third-story win
dow of n hotel in Vienna, struck on his
head nnd was killed Instantly. He had
been ruined by speculation.
CuAIltMAH Peel, of the houso com
mlttco on Indian affairs, feels rather
gloomy over tho prospects of getting
nny of tha treaties ratified at tha pres
ent session of congress except that with
On tho first ballot Whllo, democrat,
was elected to succeed Felton, repub
lican, ns senator from California.
CoNaiii'ssMAN MANRUn has been In
structed by tho commlttco on territor
ies to tcport favorably for passago
through tho houso the bill to admit
Utah ns a state.
Sam Small, tho noted evangelist who
was conveited by Sjm Jones seven
years ugo whllo an editor of tho Atlanta
Constitution, has accepted his old placo
on tho editorial staff of the paper and
has given up strictly religious work.
Tin: republican senate of Michigan
has repealed tha Miner law by which
presidential electors wcro chosen by con
gressional districts. As tho governor
nnd housa nro both republican tho re
peal fill probably stand.
I'RIVAIB SrCllKTAIlY Hai.foiiI) has
been made a paymaster In tho army by
An effort to unseat tho ministry In
Hawaii proved unsuccessful.
Franck has protested against tho ac
tion of (Ircat llrltaln In Ugypt
Mil Ci.f.vli.am) Is said to have select
ed n private secretary In tho person of
Albrldga O. Dunnell, Washington cor
respondent of tho New York Times.
Gi:n. (Jouimo, governor-general of
War-aw, Itussta, has ordered stricter
censorship over tha newspapers pub
lished In thcprovlnco nnd those coming
from foreign countries.
Gov. Ska v, of Oklahoma, has sent his
message to tha legislature, recommend
ing much needed legislation.
Tut: supremo court of Illinois has
decided that women nro entitled to
voto at school elections
Tiik general deficiency bill has been
reported to the house. It carries an
appropriation of I.O.Oifl.GlO
With simple but impressive cere
monies tho remains of the late Rtithcr
forJJl. Hayes were laid to rest nt Fre
mont, O., on tho JOlli. President-elect
Cleveland was among those who at
tended. Jou.v G. Caki.Isi.i-. has galled his
resignation as senator to Gov. Ilrown,
Stuart Itonsox, tho comedian has
been dnngcrously III nt St Paul, Mlin.
Lord , Klpiiixsto.ni:, of Scotland, Is
It is said that ex-King Milan, of Ser
vis. has liecomo .reconciled ,to hls.dt-
I vorced wife, Natalie. -'
J. D. Duncan, editor of the Mall, Col
orado Springs, Col., has becomo vio
Gov. Ai.toeld, of Illinois, has had an
1'nK.NCll new ,npcrs nro demanding
tho expulsion of M. do itlowltz, corre
spondent of tin London Times.
Orkat Hritain responded to the pro
test of Franco by sending two fully
equipped regiments to Kgypt
Cut. A. U. Sharp has resigned the
government position as division super
intendent of post ollleo Inspectors in
tho south. He has been appointed
southern special agent of tha Hell Tele
phone Co. Cupt Sharp held public of
lice thirty years.
UltuauAV has decided to discontinue
all her legations except those In En
gland, France, Chill and Argentina.
The salary of the president has been
Flora Wai.sh, tho well known sou-
brctte, wife of Charles II. lloyt, tho
playrlght, died recently, after an 111
ucssof only a week "
Lindsay Is likely to succeed Carlisle
as senator for Kentucky
Tun son of President Illppolyte, of
Hayti, died recently. It was said ho
Pnnuir.R (Ii.aiisto.ik, of Unglund, Is
reported In excellent health. "
Although tha condition of Mr.
Illulne is apparently unchanged, the
physicians admit that he Is dally, grow
Owino to tho failure of tho Chilian
congress to p iss tho appropriation hills
tho public olllclnls In Chill lmvc received
no pay for the last month.
Tiik deljy In passing appropriation
bills is charged to the senate, which up
to the 'JJil had dona nothing with nny
7S)r. T. II. Kast, of VA Iteno, Ok , has
neon nrrosieu ciiurgcu tviui iiiu uiunier
of a negro wltnctu In tho cas of Clyde
Mnttox, under sontenco to bo hanged
nt Wichita, Knu,
Ilumi Ci.aiik, a uon-uuIonUt, em
ployed ns a watchman nt tho big build
ing being erected by tho Chicago A Id
iotic association, "as found murdered
on tho fourth floor, and several union
watchmen liavo been arrested on sus
picion Tiik sltuitlon of affairs In the Argen
tine province of CorrenteH borders on
anarchy. Hobbories, tho sacking of
houses and outrages on men nnd
women are of frequent occurrence.
Wiiun tho will of Horace Smith, of
Springfield, Mais., was opened it was
found thai wltn mo exception 01 no,
000 left to his brother the entire estate,
valued at JJ.000,000, was given to benev
olent nnd charltabto Institutions.
Film nt bhelbyvllle, Tenn., wiped out
tho biihlne portion of tho town.
A co.M. fatninu Is prevailing In soma
parts of Iowa and the peoplo are In
great distress for fuel
TitE Jury In tho case of Hugh Demp
loy, charged with the Homestead pois
onings, returned n vonlkt of gulltv.
M. Ilr.ni was arresto.l In Knglnnd un
ur oxtiadltion proceedings forconnotv
tlon w ith tho French Panama swindle,
11 v a broken rail u train on tho Lako
Erie i Wottxrn was thrown from a
bridge lit IVru, Ind , one ponou lining
killed and many Injured.
GtKtfcON, the lighting mayor of Long
Islund Lily, was djulared a u turner by
tho courts, but lie continued to hold tho
AN order 1ms been litSitml nt Wunnw
for the penpls to make merry over tho
ond liuudriMllli anniversary of tho tea
otid partition of Po!nml
TiiiiClili" n,o b i.ud of tralc puitcstD
Miierg Ilea. V .Min.t I'll- pr nl Mil's
conlciupla.ed inlalij'.ory prom-illug
Dgulnit Cnnnilian railways.
Sinclair, tlio defaulting Now York
cashier of the Armours, has bcon caught
and taken back to answer for his crimes
Ci.kaw.no houso returns for tlio week
endo-t January 19 showed an atorago
increaso of 13 1. In Now York the in
crease wus 10.1.
Finn at Ilryant III, destroyed flvo
FaiimI'RS about Great Falls, Mont,
havo been plowing for tho last three
weeks, tho thermometer standing nt 60
degrees above ?cru.
1 UK Iron Trade Hevlew says thcro Is
no improvement In tho business.
Df.h Moines, In., Is In trouble with lis
A liuitltlOANK bus dona much dnmagu
It is nnnounced that thcro will bo a
' lino of English steamers, sailing month
ly, from Now York to tlio west coast of
t Tun president has npprovod the joint
i resolution authorizing tho secretary of
tho trensury to cover baok Into tlio
trensniy tls.SOO of the appropriation to
tho Choctaw and Chtckusaw Indians.
At Ouerctnro, Mexico, nn nttempt
was made to arrest a lunatia who was
urmed with n long knife. He broke
away from the officers nnd stabbed
eight persons. Four will die.
Tin: cash book of tho insurance de
partment of tho stato auditor's ollleo of
Illinois was taken nway by e-.udltor
Pavey on retiring nnd ho claims 11 ns
his private property, lly tills it is eitl
mated that tho stnto Is out $200,000 or
more of fees of threo terms, Which un
der tho statute should have been turned
Into the state treasury.
Tub high school building at Pine
HlulT, Ark , was destroyed by fire.
Mil. Gkoiiok W. VAMiF.itmi.T denies
that he Is engaged lo a western widow.
A Maryland family of mother nnd
three children all died in one day from
measles and wcro burled in ono grave.
Patrick Oi.kason, the fighting mayor
of Long Island City, has finally been
ousted by force.
Lakk Erik is froen this winter as it
has not been known to bo for many
C'atti.kmf.n of Oklahoma are urging
that tlio Texas fever quarantine Una be
moved farther south.
In a tiro at Pittsburgh, Pa., Mrs.
Kato Hosier and George Hosier wcro
burned to death
The peoplo living on tho Islands
along tho coast of Maryland nnd Vir
ginia are reported to bo Buffering se
verely bjcause their supplies have been
cut on? by Ice.
At Mu nice, Ind., tho Lake 1'rle road
attempted to put net men in place of
the striking switchmen and a riot was
TllRKF. men wero killed by tho oxplo
sto i of a lioller at tho water works at
Tin: action of labor unions in putting
n ban on the militia for Its recent uso
In labor strikes Is having a serious ef
fect In reducing the membership of the
Sinck .lannary 1 thcro have been
seventy-six deaths from yellow fever In
AN explosion of giant powder at
ICIchmond, Utah, killed Ilenjamin
Lett is, uwrtally Injured James Kerr
and badly hurt Thomas L'xcler, Fred
Itainey nnd Klandcr Pearl.
John Womo, employed on tho ico,
field of F. C. Arnold nt Ojhkosb, Wis.,
know thnt his feet wcro freezing, but
faithful to his duty ho remained at his
post to keep tho channel open nnd was
Tin: weather In Holland has greatly
moderated and n thaw has set in. The
lee in the rivers has broken up nnd
large fields havo ttoated out to sex
Statistics show that for 1S02 exports
feil oil nnd Imports Increased.
Tiik gas works at Lvanston, near
Chicago, blew up recently.
Grkat excitement was created at
Denver, Col, by the arrest of nil per
formers at Sunday theaters and tho
closing of all the houses, which was
followed by an assault on tho houso of
Dean Hart by a mob of hoodlums.
Kx-llunaKss John McLuckik of Home
htcad, Pa., has wrltton to Frank K.
Foster, of tho lloston Labor Leader, a
strong appeal for financial nld in his
fight against the charges of murder,
riot, conspiracy and treason, and to
push charges of riot and conspiracy
against tho Larncglo officers.
Tiik handsomo casino ut St Augus
tine, Flu., has been totally destroyed
lloTH houses of conf ress adjourned
on tho 'Ith out of respect for the mem
ory of Justice Lamar.
Senator Htkwaiit, of Nevada, has
been re-elected by the sllvcrltes in the
Cleveland has made tho nnnounce?
ment that ho intends to appoint only
business men to oftico during his admin
istration. Anotiikii fatal collision between a
loaded sleigh und a train occurred at
Passaic, N. J., in which two persons
In tho caucus of republican senators
it was decided to favor tho admission of
Oklahoma, New Mexico and Utah us
Cihcaoo lawyers adopted resolutions
culling on President Harrison to resign
so that Mortou can nppolnt him to the
It Is now accepted ns a certainty by
tho politicians that llayard will again
bo secretary of state.
Thousands of oyster men on tho
Maryland coast nro out of employment
and are buffering terribly with oold and
It is dented that Hubert Louis Steven
son is dying of consumption tu Samoa,
Cot. Thomah Ooniinitni: will loavo
England soon for home.
Dll'HTUKMA Is prevalent ut Galcfc-
Fun: nt Iliirllugtou, la., destroyed tlio
The Loudon Fun lius lwon conmellcd
to apologize In court for u slanderous
article published against Grace Haw
thorne, the actress.
C D. MosiiKtt, tho designer of the
fast craft Norwood, it now completing
a world hauler ut New Yoik. It Is a 74-
foot boat, with 0 feet 0 luphes bttum,
and it will greatly disappoint liltnif It
docs not oxoeed thirty miles nn hour.
The board of education of Kent, 0.,
Is having u serious limn enforcing thw
truuut law. Tuo Ornish sect luv prac
tically ignored It They daolare that
tholr religious belief forbids thorn to
glvo their children nn education.
The nomination of Frank C. part
ridge, of Vermont, to bu minister to
Venezuela, has dUcloied tho resigna
tion of MlnUtor Sernggs.
A Ill'hsiAN' generu'.'swlfo eloped with
a nihilist, who was detailed fur that
parnise, mil in y wero iKitu lieco.vcu
wi'-.t tu I'UssIa ami arrested. The (fen
cral, on meeting las wife, thrust til
iTonl thrqugh her heart.
Death of Justlaa Lamnr of tho Bu
lilt llnmlto limliltn, Although lis Ilsi)
llcau Hick far Noma Time "tuition
(.all of lllthnp llroolM, of
JU8TICK t.AMAII DEAD.
Macon, Go., Jan 21. Justice Lucius
Qulntus Clncinuatus Lamar died at 8
o'clock last night Tho death was sud
den in the extreme, for although he
had been ailing for some time, Justice
Lamar appeared to bo gradually gain
ing in health.
Ho camo from Washington to Macon
about n month ago and has been visit
ing at tho resilience of Mr. W. II. Vir
gin lu Vliifvlllc, a suburb of thts etty.
Yesterday afternoon Justice Lamar
look his overcoat, intending to go to
tho city, but was met at tho door by a
friend, Dr. Llewulyn, with whom he
returned to tho sitting room. At that
time nnd during all tho afternoon lie
was In good spirlta and nt dinner lio
seemed to have n good appetite.
Dr. Llcwolyn left tho houso about 8
o'clock nnd a few minutes later the jus
tice was seized with violent pains and
died at the hour abovo mentioned.
Ho toft Washington for tho south
about a month ago. 11 .ml then bicn
for some time confined to his houso In
that city and was unable to attend all
tho sessions of tha supreme court, his
absence causing somu llttlo delay in tlio
rendering of the well known lake front
(jct'iston wherein tho city of Chicago
and tlio Illinois Central railroad were
Just before tils departuse from Wash
ington, however, Justice Lamar wns
thought to havo considerably Improved.
jlrights disease, with angina pectoris,
was the direct causo of Judge Lamar's
death, nnd Is given by the physicians
ns being the chief complication In tho
case. Justice Lamar camn Into tills
city ycstjnlay afternoon and called at
tho offico of Col. It E. Parke, where he
conversed pleasantly on general top
ics. Ho was accompanied by Dr.
Llewelyn on his return to tho
residence of Mr. W. II. Vlnlng, who
married Mr. Lamar's daughter The
attack was very severe while It lasted,
and tho physician Dr. A II. Parker,
who had been in attendance, arrived
only a few minutes before death. At
this time Justice Lamar was uncou
scions nnd beyond medical aid. He
storattves wcro at once administered!
but wcro entirely without avniL He
died with his head tn Mr. Vlnlng's
hands and apparently without pain,
ho spasm having passed off Immedi
ately. ins LirE it uiiiEr
-Lucius Qulnttui Clmlnnatut Lamar was a
tTDlcat southerner, with tha artlrnt Itcrr tern-
paramentof htspcpo. He ttas ot Huguenot
unceiirr. but was bora la Putnam oountr, Ga .
Stpuoiber 17.1!. Ills father, who bore the
fam niroo, was an eminent lawyer anJ Jurist
lis revised Clayton's "UeorjU Jostles" la 1810,
complied "The laws at Qeorili from IJIO to
18UT and tilled oSlae of trust uni prolll
J. Q Q Lamar the., younger, received
his early edaealtoa In Oiford, Miss., nnd
later was craduatod from Hmorr college,
Georgia. lis studied law lu M icon aud was ad
olltol to the bar in 1817 lie was a member ot
tbo Georgia legislature In ISM, but the following
Tear nettled on a plantation at La raycllo, Miss.
In 18 7 he was cloeteJ a member o( eorgrets by
the democratic party and serted until ISO,
when ho retire! to tald part In the seoeatiloa
convention of MltsltslppL He ontered the con
federate army at tho opening of the wur a
lieutenant colonel of a Mllalppl regiment, of
which he soon bcoame cnloneL Ills commind
pirtlclpated In iohu of the leading engage
ments ot northern Vlrcmla-
UiIds compelled tol&aro the array In 1S61 on
noeountot III health. Col Lamar was sent a
commissioner to KomIo. lilt mission was not
successful and he returned to Amcrloa, and In
1844 accepted a chair In the University ot Mls
lMlplt In ISrS bona agaa elected to coo
kTCf. lio was chosen to preside oter the dem
ocratic caucus, nnd at that tlrue delivered an
address In which he outlined the policy ot h'
In 1371 be pronounced an eulogy on Charles
bumner which was a masterpiece af oratory.
March a, 1877, Mr Lamtr was elected to tho
fTnlfaul Ktatum un.l. In.l lakl vn.. lata.
to the diy be became secretary ot thetntcrlot I
unuerMr Cleveland. unJ January 15, is r, was
commissioned n-.iO.Male Juttloe of the supreme
court ot tha United Suits
IlKATH OF JIIHUOI 7.KOOKS.
Hobto.v, Jan. 24. lllshop Phillips
Ilrooks, of the KpUeopil dloceso of
Massachusetts, ulcd at his residence,
23.1 Clarendon street, ot 0:30 o'clock this
morning ot heart failure brought on by
n fit of coughing.
Death wus entirely unexpected. The
bishop was taken 111 last Thursday with
sore throat, but nothing serious show cd
itself until lust evening, when Da 11.
A. Iteach, his physician, discovered
diphtheretto symptoms, mid, consider
ing n consultation advisable, called in
Dr. It. II. Pit. At that llmo nothing
serious was anticipated, nnd Dr. Pitr.
remained only n short lime, but Dr.
1 leach stayed the entire nl,-ht
About 0:80 tho patient was solzed
with n coughing spasm which lasted for
a few moments when his heart ceason!
to boat and nil olTorts to revive him
proved fruitless. Dr. Ilench said this
morning thnt deuth was caused from
heart falluro and not diphtheria. No
diseased membrane was disclosed by a
lllshop Ilrooks pronohed his last ser
mon at the Cluiroli ot the Good Shepherd
llishop Ilrooks imd said very llttlo
during his Illness. Ho apparently had
no ITlwt that his end wan near Imd he
did not lenvo nny last message. On ac
count of toe cotilogluu character of
his dlsonso, tt Is not Improbable that
tho funeral will bo private.
Phillips 'ilrooks was n ltoHonlan and
was 57 yeurs old Deeembdr 13 last
Lincoln, Neb., Jan. !. The Capitol
National bonk of this city. It was re
ported yesterday, would not open to
day, nnd huudrvds of peoplo surround
ud tho bank door nil morning,
hoping that thuy would swing
'pu again. Thu bank Humbert thou
bands of depositors, many of small
moans who will lose from cVQ3 to ti.eOO,
the payment of 0 pur cunt, interest be
ing ttte attraction which draw their so v
lugs, 'lliv immediate causo of thu falluro
was tbo fact that Ui state treasurer had
notified the Capital National that ho
should require 1100.003 within tho next
bKATTLJ, Wush , Jan. St A company
ot Tuoouaj capitalists has been organ
Iron, with W II Fife us pioMdent, to
extract gold from tha sand of the Papilla
ocean, the uuluro of tha process Iwlur
kept secret Tlio cotnnany has bought
from Jmlgo llrlsooe, ot Oyston-ilte, Pit
olllo county, tho right to extract gold
from tlio sand lu Heard's hollow, uunr
Uwaoo, nnd lias seeur -d similar rlghtt
on other parts of tltn P.i Wl ' coast
Hold Tins lieun foiuvl tit the sa d
of tu9 oc ait b.'aclt ul many places, tn -n
I'm watt i of jtian tie I vm to autithnrti
Kummsr or the Week's Proceeding ol
the Senate anil llouie.
IN the senate on tho 17th tho nntl option bill
camo tip as tho regular order and was debated
for over three boors. Tho McOarrtgan bill ws
defeated. A bill to repeal the Hhcrman silver
purchaso set was reported and placed", on the
calendar. Several local bills patted, nn 1 Mr
I'efler further spoko in favor ol Ins resolution
limiting the presidential ol-co to ono term, and
the senato soon adjourned The session of tha
house was nn uninteresting oni Work was
mapped out for tho remainder of the week and
for Tuesdar and Wednoiday of next week, but
beyond tn'.s llttlo wns dona A few prlrato
measure were patted, and tho commit tea on
Judiciary hiring under a prior order tho right
of way, called up soms bills ot secondary Im
portance. The one ot most public Inlcresfwas
that providing lor the punishment or onenses
by passengers on tho Mill seas, which was
As soon as the Journal was read Tn the senate
on tbo 18th Mr Sherman announced tho death
of cx-1'resident Hayes and paid a tribute to his
uetnory and oa his mot'jn the senate ad
journed The houso committee on appropria
tions reported to the bouvi tho sundry civil
bill, which also embodied the river and harbor
appropriations. No other business was trans
acted owing to the death of cx-I'reldent Hayes.
.Disccssiofortbo antl-optlon bill contlnned
In the senate on tto 19th. Mr I'e.er conoluded
bis speech on the presidential single '.crm, and
a new McGarraban bill wus introduced. Mr.
Woleott gave Dot lee of an amendment to tha
bill to discontinue the purchase ot silver bul
lion, and introduced a Joint resolution directing
the postmaster-general to discontinue tho sale
ot so-called Columbian poslago stamps except
when (poetnenlly called for He said loathe
knew of nothing more ridiculous than those
plasters coveting half nn euvelopo The
greater part of theday In the bouse was con
sumed In fllluutterlng Tho Mil pasted to meet
the requirement of tho inter slate commerce
law relative to the testimony ot witnesses The
MU amending the lnler-st.te commerce law
was then considered at length and finally
The senate met on tho 9)tb but soon ad
journed out of respect to ex President Hayes.
In the bou-o the goneral detleleney bill was
reported. The total amount covered by the bill
Is Ui.JSo.ep, of which Ihe Unrest Item ts III,
119,13; for (ensloas. .IJBll.t.V being for pay
ments of pensions and IJil.uO) for fees and ex
penses of examining surgeons Mr Oatbwalte
offered a resolution ibit the day belatf tho oc
casion of tbo funeral of ex President Hayes,
tiio house adjourn, which motion prevailed, and
the houic adjourned.
When the senate met en tho 31st Mr. Wol
eott caned up bis Joint retolutlon for tho dis
continuing of the sate of Columbian postago
stamps. IIo ridiculed the D"W stamps and the
postmaster general's "commercial Idea ' of
miking il.Wi.otO out of tbelr ealo to stamp col
lectors. Tbe resolution wa referred. One or
two local bill passed and after an executive
session the senate adjourned In the hot we
Mr iitnkhrad repor'nu the Hoott resolution
nnd report of the secretary of the treasury re
Cardial? the amount ajiproprlaled for public
buildings. The quarantine bill was then con
sidered until adjournment.
IN ths senate oa the 23-1 the Cherokee Outlet
was the subject of dieeaoslon tor some time.
The Uawvs bill was substituted (or the Ptcl
bill and will soon have tb right of way The
antl-optlon bill was then debated until adjourn
ment The bouse held a boittorous session,
Ihe quarantine bill beinfC under dlseuMlon Tho
blu was Dually pid by 134 loll The bill
rtqulres all vel cleartaft for the United
States to obtain from the consul or vlee eonsol
at the port of d'piriuma bill ot he-ltn. The
president Is auih rlrl to detail a raedleal
o-lwr to servo in theotnoot the consulate at
any foreign pirt for the purpote ot girls the
bills ot benlth. Oa the arrival of an aSVcled
vessel at any prt not provided with proper
facilities for tnatreent the tecreurr et the
treasury may remind the tessot to the nearest
national or other quarantine
Very Had Attack of .Itlieuinntlim Cured
I slit tanrously.
"Yes," said tho man In the mackin
tosh, lighting another cigar, "it wat
one of the most remarkable cases I ever
know, llheumatism for twenty-five
year lioth shoulder. Had to be fed
like a child Anns had hung helpless
ever since 1 first knew him. No uso of
them whatever "
"And he was cured without modi
clue? ' naked, the man who hud Ids feet
on the table.
"Kntirely without medlulnc"
"Or liniments?" inquired the man in
the slouch hatV
"Or -inline tU either."
"And recovered the use of his arm In
one moment?'' observed the man with
the goggle on, incredulously.
"In ono moment, as if by a miracle.'
"Pvo heard of such things," remarked
the man In the shaggy ulster. "I wus
under circumstances of strong mental
excitement, wasn t it?
"I thought sa IIo was Induced to be
lieve that lie could ba oured If ho only
tnndo the effort wasn't he?"'
"I supposo sa Something of that
"Then there's nothing strange about
It Thu history of medical practice is
full of such cases. It was only an in
stance of what thuy call faith cure."
".N'o," said the man In the raaokln
tosli.relleotlvely, "you could hardly oall
It that Tho euro was effected by a
man who met him on the road nnd said:
'Hold up your hand.' And ho held
lliein up." Philadelphia, Times.
Tried to Put tlio Fire Out.
llrownie, an Irish setter dog ownod
by Urant Titus, of HIllMlule, X. J.,
wears n silver collar which Mr. Titus
gave htm for saving the llfo of his mas
ter nnd mistress. Mrs. Titus, taforo
going to bod the other night, placed a
quantity ot wood lu tho stovo ovon to
dry. She fulled to shut off the draft ot
tho stove, w hleh becamo so hot ns to
tgnlto tho wood In tlio oven. Coals
from tho burning wood fell to the floor
and burned n large hole, llrownte
slept in tho kltc.n because of tho cold,
and at 1 n.pi his barking nroused Mr.
and Mrs. lltus. The house was illled
with smoke, and the lire wns bstoomlng
n serious matter when tlioy put it out
Mr. Titus says the carpet on tho
kitohon floor was torn all around tho
burned spot, mil llrowulo's paws were
blnekoned lit 1 Is efforts to scratch out
tho tire. N. Y. Bun.
NEWS NOTES FROM ABROAD,
A steam nt-nmcK that easily lifts an
eighty-ton gun nnd swings it nround as
readily as If it wero n bale of buy U on
one of tho docks at Hamburg.
In England, Prnnoo, (lermuny nnd
Ilelglum tho number of births per thou
sand of population is steadily fulling.
Tho rate of decrease Is slower In some
of thoso countries, but ts marked in nil
Tim Castle of Clroy, wliero VolUtre
spent t-o initoli time in tho syelety of his
bluo-slooktng frleud, Mnivhloncsa du
Chalelet, has just bcon sold for tjJOO,
000 1 he buyer Is a rich I'raneli manu
facturer, M Viollurd-Mlgeon
UaYajua continues to take the lead
lu Germany in beer drinking, tho con
sumption during 1890-01 having Usen
over two hnudrcJ and sixty quarts per
Inhanltuut Poson lusida tho list In
Bchnapp drinking about twenty-five
quarts per InhablUiut
Sc.'iirai. men who haro outlived their
greatness nro now glad to earn their
living ns coachmen in llerlliu Amoug
themaro sWteoa cobles, toven retired
armyolUcers and threo nulpltle pai,
tow, Threo British nobilities now elce
fully crailt tha whip as 1-nnnjrt ul
men1, thoy are an ex-mctabcr vt purlin.
DEATH AT DUX.
Bohomlan Mining Town
Scono of Horror.
Tire Damp lixplmloa nmt Wrerks the Shaft
Jlescus Parties at Work The
Alton Illnasler's Awful
Viexiva, Jon. S3. An explosion of
flro damp occurred In the Fortschrltt
mine at Dux, in Hohcmla, and It Is said
that eighty miners wcro killed and
scores wero Injured
Tlio explosion occurred when the
shifts wcro changing A cage full of
miners hail been lowered half way down
tho shaft, when tho ground trembled, a
loud, rumbling report wns heard and
tho cablo attached to tho cage gnvo
such a lurch that thu lowering ma
chinery broke. Help wns summoned,
tho machinery was repaired and tho
Ten of tho occupants had been killed
Instantly by tlio shock, ten had Buffered
fractures from whu.b thoy cannot re
cover and flvo who had broken limbs
and Internal injuries will live.
An hour later tho superintendent of
tho mine and flvo miners from the night
shift went down In the cage. They
wcro unnblo to go more than 100 yards
from the shaft Into tho gallery, but
they found fourteen dead bodies. Of
tho fifty men who wcro waiting for the
cage ten had been killed and forty had
been partially crushed by falll ig tim
ber or half suffocated by tho foul air.
A short distance from the shaft the
superintendent found four bodies which
had been crushed beyond recognition
by a falling beam. Tho bodies of the
Injured were taken to tho top, where
thq whole mining settlement had gath
ered lo watch tho work of rescue.
Another rescue party went down
at once, and after threo hnd
been carried back unconscious,
penetrated to tho entrance of tho
gallery.- The cntranco was completely
blocked by tho wrecked woodwork.
The rescue party could see several dead
bodies on the other side of the timbers.
but wero unable to get at them. It is
believed that nil tho men In the gallery
were suffocated or killed by tho shock
ot tha explosion. Twelve miners who
worked In tho extreme interior of tho
mine on the night shift, and had not
started for tho shaft so soon ns their
companions, nro also believed to bo
TIIK AI.TOX -TU.NCTlOJf DISABTEI.
Al.Toy,IlL,Jnn. 23. Two more deaths
occurred last night, W. II. lllchardson,
of Alton, who died at the hospital, and
Henry Wiegand, who died at Alton
Junction. There are yet nineteen who
arc considered fatally Injured and the
probabilities are that nil will die,
though doctors think that If two sur
vive out of tho lot it will tic a won
der. The victims arc all burned about
the same. Prom head to foot their
wounds extend nnd some of them
are now barely alive. Charles Itallcr,
assessor, James IN". Murray and Charles
Wllkiuson will bo burled to-day. Ol
those named,in'thff,Mseriottsly injured
there may be a dcatli or two, as the
physicians anticipate decomposition oi
the flesh nnd blood poisoning. The
coroner will hold Inquests on the twe
last victims to-day The verdicts are
all tho samo they being merely of ac
cldontal death without censuring uny
TinnTEKX rnnwxs isJcnua
Dntov, I1L, Jan. 93. Tho La Salle
northbound passenger was thrown
from tho track about 'iH miles north oi
this oitv and rolled down an embank
ment 30 feet Twelve persons were
Injured, but only one, it is thought,
A Naval lpialcn -ud For FaWrjr.
New YonK, Jan. 25. George l Orms
by, an ensign ot the United States navy,
hns begun suit against the United
States for 13,313 salary which ho alleged
had been Illegally retained. Ormsby
wns tried by a court martial in Cali
fornia In May, ISSfl, and subjected to
five distinct sentences. Orrasby'rcfttscd
to do work subordinate to tho duty ho
was at first performing, nnd was con
fined from January 3, ISS9, to Juno fol
low lng, lu tho Xavy yard prison at
Mare island, and subsequently dis
charged. Ormsby claims that tho orig
inal court martial was Improperly con
stituted and had power only to try a
private In the Marine corps. He still
claims lo lo be an ensign in tho navy
nnd entitled to f3,315 withheld from
him for threo years.
rtonfrrl 'C About u Cabinet.
Lakrwood. X J.i Jnn. 23. President-elect
Cleveland and ex-Secretary
ot State Haynrd, who Is ths guest of
Mr. Cleveland, were up and about
early this morning, llotlt took a short
walk and, after awaiting the arrival of
the oarly train front New York, re
turned to tho oottuge. Ex-Secrotaryof
tho Navy Whitney Is expected at any
time, and when ho does arrive Mr.
Cleveland will go to work upon his cab
inet. Mr. Whitney wired that ho would
be hero to-day. Mr. Curllslo is expect
rarunrV Alllit re (nnvrntlo .
Ciiioaoo, Jan. 03. The annual con
vention ot lite National Farmers' Alii
mice opened nt tho Sherman hu'tsc
to-duy with only twenty ilologatiis
present, from Illinois, Ohio and Iowu
alone. W. II Lyklns, who presided,
stuled that although the organization
had not lueroast'd In members It was on
a stronger footing than over before.
PRATTLE OF THE CHILDREN.
A little girl wns taking a rido with
a frteud. Sho had never beforo 6cen a
hoi-o without blinders on the harness,
and Hiked her friend If the horse, had
lost hla "spectacles."
Fasnik's oyes wero not strong, and
tho oculist that examined them advised
tlio v&o of a prism. Ono day u lady
usked Fannie how, her eyes wero. "Oh,"
said rantiie, "they aro a great deal bet
ter; but I havo to look through a prison
Oi.p Undo Norman had lived with
tho family for many yours, helping
ubout the house and yard at whatever
there was tt? bo done. Ho was a very
talkative, old man, fond of using high
Bouuding words, nnd felt his Impor
tance vary much. He informed one ot
tho young ladles ot tho housa ono day
that ho would havo to takoarcst, that
ho could not stand such "laborious la
bor" because ho had tho "rheumatlo
rheumatism." Youth's Companion.
M. Din-uv. tho now minister of com.
uicrcc, la ono of tha 'Conspicuous sclf
madu men In tho existing French
cabinet. Ills father waa a liveried
servant ot tha pre cclur, of Puy, vrWU
Ut ot,her kapt small toooo ftbof, '
THE DAWES BILL.
The "ennle Hnbttitnte l'ortlie llnnse Cher
okoo IIIU Token Up In the Senate The
Cherokee Opening Now Under Way Pro
visions of the Illll.
Wasiiinotos, Jan. Si. Thu fight
over tlio Cherokee strip bill commenced
In tho senato yesterday. It was not
conclude.!, btitsomo progress was made.
When tho bill was called up, rtolt
directed tlio reading of tho houso bill.
When It had been read he asked for the
reading of tho senato bill Introduced by
Senator Dawes last session, and favor
ably reported by tho commlttco on In
dian nffalrs. When thts had been read,
ho asked for tho reading of Senator
Kerry's bill, which Is supplemental to
tho Dawes senate bill, which has also
been acted upon favorably by tho com
mlttco. After tho reading of tho agree
ment of tho treaty and tlio threo
bills Senator Tlutt, la explanation,
said the commlttco had tinder
consideration of tho house bill, but had
been unnble to report it, owing to press
of duties and lack of time, nnd as they
had reached the consideration ot tha
question rather unexpectedly, ho asked
that the senato bill introduced by Dawes
bo substituted for the houso bllL Sen
ator Itcrry moved that his bill bo added
to tho Dawes bill. This arrangement
of tho question before tho senato
brought about a spirited debate which
was participated In by Senators PJatt,
llutler, Iligglns nnd Ilerry.
Tho following Is the Dawes bill com
plete: That the airrement recited, accepted, rati
fied and confirmed on behalf of the Cherokee
nation In tbo said act of ths national council ot
that nation be, and tho same is hereby accept
ed, ratified, confirmed, subject to the constitu
tion and laws ot the United States and the, acts
of congress tnat bare been or may be passed
regulating trade and intercourse with tbo In
dians subject however, to amendment of said
agreemert, as follows:
Add to the first parsimph of article 5 ot said
agreement tho following proviso. And pro
vided further, that before any Intruder or un
authorized person occupying houses, lands or
Improvements commenced before tho eleventh
day of August anno domlni eighteen hundred
and elshty six. shall be removed therefrom
upon demand of the principal chief or other
wise, the value of hts Improvements, as the
sime (ball bo aopralsed by a board of three
acpralscrs to be appointed by the president of
tbo United States, one of ths same upon the
recommendation of the prlnolpal chief of the
Cherokee nation for that purpose.
Strike out i-arsgrapli three, ot articlo 2, of
said agreement and changes the number of the
subsequent paragraphs to correspond.
Sec That to ptr for tho services of
the appraiser!, to be appointed as provided la
tho first paragraph ot article! of the amended
agreement, at a ralo not exceeding tlJpcrday
for ths time actually employed by each ap
praiser and their retsonable expenses, and to
enable the oominlseloner of Indian affairs, un
der the direction of the secretary of the Inter
tor, to effect the removal of Intruders from
within the territorr ot the Cbrottee nation, as
required by the Rrst paragraph of artlole S of
said ognement. the aum of B.'JO), or so much
thereof as may Us necessary, be and tho same
Is hereby appropriated out of any moneys In
the treasury not othrrwlie ipproprLsted.
Sec I Thu to enable the cot-mlssloner of
Indian affairs, under the direction ot the secre
tary of ihe Interior, to employ such expert per
son or persons and assistants as may bo neces
sary to render a complete account 'o the Chero
lvce nation of moneys dje aild nation, oa re
quired In the fourth subdivision ot article two
of said agreement tho sum ot $W0, or so
much tbereol as may necessary, ot ana ina
same Is hereby appropriated out ot nny moneys
In the treasury sat otherwise appropriated.
Her. 4 That far the purpose of making the
compcnaaUon provided for in said nvrecm -nt
the sura of f9.59iTMrJ be, and the same Is
hereby, appropriated out of any moneys in tho
treasury not otherwise apprr-;iiatee, lobe paid
In the manner provided for In article two ot
Sec t. That the president U hereby author
lied, as soon after the approval of this act as
he may deem adviaabe, by proclamation, to
open said land to settlement as provided la
section 14 ot the sot of congress, approved
March S, l? entitled 'An act making appro
priation, for tae current and contingent ex
penses ot the Indian department, and for ful
filling treaty stipulations with various Indian
tribes for the year ending June 30 19j. and for
other purposes." .Twenty Ufth United States
statutes, page 1,0). and also subject to -the
provisions of the act of congress, approved
May 3, entitled 'An act to provUe a
temrorary government for the territory of
Oklahoma, lo enlarge the Jurisdiction ot the
Ualted States court In the Indian territory,
and for other purposes." also subject to tha
second provUo ofsactloa 17. the whole ot sec
tions 18. ij and JS of the act of March S, 1831, en
titled "An act making appropriation for tbo
current expense ot th-i Indian department and
forfultllUng treaty nilpuljt.ojn with tho va
rious Indian tribe for the year ending June 30.
IV32, and for other purpose. ' provided that
sections IX II, 1 la. SI, Si, Al, Si, ft - Sf IS
and the east half ot sections IT, 3 1 and , all la
township numbered So, north, of rangs nutd
bcred S, cast of the Indian meridian, tho s-mS
being lands res-.rved by executive order dttcd
Julr IS, 18 I, for use of and in connection with
the Chlloco Indian industrial school In tbo In
dian territory, shall not be subject to pubilo
settlement, but shall continue to be reserved
for the purpose tor wbUb they wero set apart
tn tbe said executive order
Provided, however, that eaob. settler of said
lands under and In accordance with the provi
sions of tbo hoaestead lews, shall, before re
ceiving patent for his homestead, puy to ths
United States tor tbe land taken by htm, tn ad
dition to the tees provided by law, tbe sum of
tl W per acre.
Provide-, also, that lb president may, In his
said proclamation, or by exeeutive order, re
serve such ltnds vrlthia the limits ot atlJ
rwlanaslubtop'uk.nare required for pub
lie purpose and the lands, while to re
served, Khali not be subject to settle
mentor entry under any of tbe laws ot tha
United States, sad provided, also, that until
said tasds are opened for settlement bv procla'
matlon ot tbe president no peroa Khali be per
mitted to eater upon aad oecupy the same and
no pern vloUUug this provtstoa shall be per
mitted to enter nay or said land sr acquire any
bee. & That the ooosent of tbe United States
is herebv given to the allotment of lands la sev
erally wlihln the limits ot the country occupied
by the Cherokee Creeks, Choctaw, Chick
asaws and Seminole and upon suob allotments
tho ladlvtduals to whom the same may be
allotted shall b derated to bclaallrep)cU
ottUens ot the United States. And the sum
ot Ks,ou9, or as much thereof as may
be nece-sary. Is hereby appropriated to pay for
tbe survey of any such land, as may be allotted
by any of sstu irlbe ol Indiana to individual
members of said tribe, and upon the allotment
of the lands held by said
Itrib s respectively the
revtrstosary Interest ul ths United hulirl
te rolutball be rell-quUbcu and shall cease.
A lllg Ulevutur fire.
St. Louis. Jan. St At PJ:30 o'clock
this morning a flro that ruined tho Ca
rondelet elevator was discovered.
The flro was tho largest that over vis
ited Cnrondelet Tha elovator was
owned by the Oould systeip tit railroads
and leased to tho St Louis Oniin und
Stock Ca, of which Henry C. llanrstlck
is president, aud which bus its office In
room 1, Gay bulldlug.
Over 1.50J.U00 bushels of grain were
stored iu tho eight-story building, uud
nt 80o a bushel tho lota can bo esti
mated at $1,900,000 alone. Tlio building
was commenced tn 1831, nnd finished iu
tliree years at an outlay ot f.W.OOO.
ItlltlilK Ut ltOgOlU
Panama, (via Galveston), Jau. -il
Tha artisans and laborers of Bogota
united ou Sunday In tho streets nnd
mobbed the oflison ottiawspspei- which
recently huvs criticised thetu severely.
Thoy destroyed tho presses and pled
the type, killed flvo compositors and
mortally wounded two editors, Tha
mob then tried to set tire to tho oQIco,
but was held at buy until the police
could Ik) summoned. Tha uililtla and
thu pnVUni chaired the rioter and aft t
a stubborn lght dispersed, thorn.
Scveial vIoumti vuro torcrely wmnd,-d
and tnuuy wero arrested,
Foorful Aoctdont on tho Bis: Foar at
Jlsny 1'eraon Witnessing? it KsHroad
Wreck Csnglit ll an (III Uxplonloii and
Horribly Harried More Than m
Score of Victim.
Al.TOK, 111., Jan. 21. Nine persons
killed outright, twelve fatally Injured
nnd nearly a hundred mora or less serl
iously hurt was tho appalling result of
a scries of accidents at Alton Junction
Saturday. An open switch on the Ilia;
Four main track was the prime cause)
of tho disasters. Tho Southwestern
limited ran through tlio switch Into a
freight train standing on the siding
and Knglnccr Webb Ross, of the limit
ed, was Instantly killed. Tho wreck
took fire, and whllo n great crowd was
watching tit .spectacle a'n oil tank car
exploded with terrific force, enveloping
tho spectators in a shcot of burning oil.
Eight of them were Instantly killed and
scores wcro frightfully burned, a dozen
of whom at least will die.
-The Southwestern limited leaves St.
Louis at 8:05 and is duo at Wann
at 8: IS. Wann Is a Hag station of tho
Chicago & Alton and Dig Four railways
and is about four miles this side of Al
ton. There nro no side tracks there,
but about half a mtlo beyond, nta small
vlllago known as Alton Junction, art
several switches. The tender of theso
switches, R. G rattan by name, Is also a ,
barber, and combines, his tonsorlal
duties with those of attending to the
numerous switches at that point. Upon
him is laid tho blame by the railway
officials and trainmen for tho accident
and Its frightful after consequences,
and officers are now searching for him,
as he fled during tho excitement follow .
lag the dual accident. ''
The limited train, consisting of an
engine and tender, a combination and
bullet car and three coaches loft St.
Louis at 0 o'clock Saturday morning,
thirty minutes lato, and making up lost
time nt a forty-seven mllo per hour
speed, when It ran into tho switch and
collided with a long freight train, con
testing mostly ot loaded tank cars.
Knglnccr Webb Ross, of Mattoon, sayr
the danger too late, but ho threw on
the air brakes and stayed with bis ma
chine, being burled in the wreck and
burned to a crisp. Fireman Whits
juiApcd and escaped uninjured. Tha
passengers were fearfully shaken up
but nono were seriously hurt. An cyo
witness says that the shock of tho col
lision was such as to split two loaded
tanks wide open and the oil immediate
ly caught fire, tho flames shooting fifty
foot Into tho air. The locomotives and
baggaga car were totally wrecked but
the remainder of the passenger train
was moved beyond the reach of tho
In an incredibly short time tho train
was n mass ot Humes. Fear ot an ex
plosion prevented any attempt to savo
It The wrecking train came up from
Rast St. Louts at 11 o'clock and half a
tt .-en switch engines were run out from
her i clear tho Yards. Trafllo on tho
two roads was entirely suspended and
a special train was made up on tho
Alton to carry belated passengers
through to St. Louis.
Hearing of tho wreck hundreds of
peoplo of this city and vicinity were at
tracted by curiosity to the scene. And
then occurred one of tho most awful
disasters on record. A few minutes
past 12 o'clock there was a light explo
sion of one tank which scattered the)
debris on all sides, setting fire to tho
stock yards iuclosurcs. This produced
tho impression that the danger of ex
plosions was at hand and tho throng ot
strangers rushed for safety to the stock
yards. A minute later thcro was a
deafening report that shook the earth
for half a mlnuto nnd spread one sheet
of seething, burning oil In all direc
tions. For those within a circle ot ton
yards thcro was nocscapa. Their cloth
ing was burned and literally fell from
In n moment thoss who were not dis
abled began running hither aud thither,
waving their hands and streaming for
help. Soma went to the nearest water
and others ran into tho fields and aro
missing yet. Panlo reigned for a short
time, nntll tho uninjured recovered
Uiclr'prcscncc of mind to care for tha '
afflicted. Two barrels ot Unseed oil
were taken from a grocery store antl
applied to the wounds by several physl
clunswhohnppencd to bo on the ground.
Kvcry house in tho little village was
Turned into a hospital, and every doctor
in Alton and Its vicinity was summoned.
As soon as poisiblo a train was tnado
np, und many of the sufferers wero
brought hero to St Joseph's hospital.
The total list ot dead la as follows:
Webb Ross, Mattoon, 111.
Illrnra Cornelius, Iowa. ,
Edward Miller, Alton Junction.
Two unidentified men.
William Shattuclt, Upper Alton,, HL :
Henry Penning, Wann, Hi
Willlutn McCarty, Alton. 111.
John Locke, Alton. '
Edward Maupln, Alton. :
Daniel Harers, Alton Junction.
William Mantz, Fostcrburg, III.
Charles Utt, Alton.
W. 11. Miller, Alton.
Charles Harris, Alton,
John Wilkinson, A I ton.
Of these all but the first six died of
their Injuries after being removed to
the hospital ut Alton, except Utt, W.
ll. Miller and Mantz, whose dead bodies
i Wero found near tho scents of the wreck
,, ,nnrrlln,r. nt thn tnt,.r...l.
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fourteen, the hospital authorities said,
lakke hrte t-rixeu.
Toi.Kro, a, Jan. 2!i. Not In tho his-
tnry of the present generation has Lake)
i Eric, been frozun as It is now. Tlio'ro Is
an unbroken field of ice from Detroit ,
river to Put-tn-Hay. Fishermen hayo ,
driven fifteen nillw out from Monroe ,
and rcturncil, with tho statement
that the Ico was solid all the way, and
tttat It extended as far us they could
see. The entire Lako Erie Archipelago '
Is frozen up aud loams nra crossln? tha
mouth of tha Detroit river- Fh-bermcn
havo been compelled to suspend busi
ness. Considerable uneaslne is felt
liotMu&o If tho wiiitar bra-let up as It
usually docs will be avery serious flood.
A blrvpwr lletnuIUhed.
HAim-suuna. Pa., Jan. 'JJ.--TJio fat
truiu east on tha Pennsylvania road
stopped on tha blocl? at Dockjow early
this morning to repair tha air brakes
which were out of order, wtaft tin
secoud section clashed Htfj Ura -", .
demolishing- tho WIUl-i?:wfc shse
tn which wcro four pa.$n. 'tm
car caught fro ami was jurrtjUy 'la
stroyed and Prof. Henry W. BBMfl' '
sUtant profes'-or J Knglitui WMMMps
In the University of Ptfnnylr.uB w
neyiousiy hurt about tha bMrk, 4
Arthur A. tJUtrn. n.Vetv fork 1 .".
was InjarsKJ la tUe k.M, 'Xh tnwrijrtf
i Ut blawv
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