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MARTIAL LAW AT DANVILLE;
I TROOPS SURROUND THE JAIL;
TWENTY-TWO ARE INJURED.
Citizens Appivlii'itMw of Fertlier
hut Officers Aie ConfideiH TJ:
Without P.loodshed Four C
Stieets, nnd Crowds Not Per
PASTORS UPHOLD SHERIFF
Danville. Til. July ;-Danvill s prac
tically under nnrtHl lau to-night, follow
ing the rao- not .f Ins niqlit SnluVrs p.i
trol th -tieels and no re is allow e-i to
loungo about. All persons are kept moviit,;
und no one is allowed to uyrpric-!i tiic.irll.
Two killed ami iwinlj-two wourdert. Iho
police station wtrcked, the lountj 'ill iih
few nf its window left un-lrattered a-i a
feeling of cineas-iix s ami dread prevail ig
ev t,Tj w here ! the hltuatlou lit h th" iace
riots of last nlgnt and early this morning.
The revised list of the, dead and Inju-ci
from lai-t night's catastrophe is at follow -
The dead:
JOHN I). JIETCvLr. negro. Ivnched and
burned
UEMIT OATTEE'IAN. killed b n'gro Jlet
calf. The Injured:
JOHN m:ORE. right thigh mangled iv load
of buckshot
ADAM MURRAY, shot In forehead, will re
cover. 15ICKNELL. burkslot In right leg
CLEMENT J10UAKER. Luckrtol In right leg
and arm.
EDWARD HART: Eliot In right hand
A. SWA1TORD, injured Internal!
- KRED liOREVZ, Lucks! ol in lcf
W. LATTERN buckshot In both arms
1IAIIRV REVMC1C of Tuplln. ill . buikhot
in kft toot and leg
Two unknown n en. wounded In the arm,
and hands with buck-hot. itfu-ed to Blve th"Ir
nanca when their wounds wtfre dressed
HENRY SLADEb cf l'avlllun llcl(,ht. buck
shot In lift tide.
Two unknown rren. ere shot In the left arm
and tiie other Inihc hand, n fused to give names
when their wound were dn-sed.
Unknown ouiff man, wound in head. re.
Iued to klve name
Peur unla.own negioes. beaten into Insensibility
j tho mob.
Unknown womap, carried awaj in a bus.
gv after she. as tern to fall
II HlNEd: khot In necL
OTT(.) HE1NHE. bot In arm
Manyof the injured are cc the hospital
Arrangements are being made for the fu
neral of Henry Gattermah.
-MILITIA ARRIVES.
After daylight appeared this morning
trfcrc were restless crowds on the streets
iiunoreua oi iarmtrs peerea into tne cll, j
nnd each surrounding town continued to
fiwell tho crowd. There were many miners
Been on the streets. Great unrest and a
threatening attitude wero icported from
VTebU ille, fio miles aa.
Early In the morning Wilson, the allegsl
negro assailant of Mrs. Burgess, was se
cretly taken from tho county jail, hut was
returned shortly afterwarils.
Tour companies of militia nrrhed at 3.30
this morning from Springfield. Companies
A. I, B and II of the Seenth Illinois Infan
try were sent in reply to urgent requests at
midnight to Stjte officials. TIi troops
marched to the market house, opposite the
Jail, and camped. Streets wera cleared and
the threatening attitude of the crowds dis
appeared. There were sullen threats heard, hut no
attempt at an outbreak was manifest dur
ing the day. To-night 100 --enlinels are pa
trolling the streets in the Immediate viclnlt
if the Jill. Each soldier carries forty
louuds of ammunition.
SHERirr TALKS
Sheriff Whltlock iald to-day, in ghlng
his version of the shooting Into the mob.
"Aftpr I saw from the Jail that the mob
was t determined to attack I went to the
leranda and attempted to talk to the mad
dened men. As I stepped Into ilew of the
crowd two bullets wero fired, one striking
the wall back of me.
"I fired two shots In the air Some one
shouted that I was onlv bluffing and that
I was shooting blank cartridges I warned
the mob that I would resist an attuck on
the Jail with powder and lead.
"There was another shot from the mob
and It surged forward. I then fired a shot
from my shotgun Into their leg". Thin
drove them bnck, but they returned a.
moment later to the attack of the front
door. I was alarmed for the safety of my
wife and children.
"My wife took a gun and said she would
stand by mc I got her and the children
out of the way and then ns the leaders
came with tho rail to batter down the
walls I shot along the rail to make them
drop It. This accounts for &o many being
bhot In the hands and arms. I fired eight
or ten shots in all."
Sheriff Whitlock had four Deputies and
three Constables w Itli him In the Jail guard
ing the prisoners. He sajs no one fired into
the mob but himself.
OUTBREAK EXPECTED.
There are nil sorts of rumors afloat to
night and a strained situation Is noticeable.
About 200 soldiers here, it is believed, will
prevent further outbreaks, for the present
at least. Half of thee will be on guard all
the time.
Leading citizens say the outbreak has
been expected for a long time, as a bitter
feeling has existed for several jears be
tween the negroes and a certain class of
white persons A number of minor out
breaks hav e occurred during the last j ear.
The feeling against the soldiers is noticeable-
Tho Commlssarj" Department to-day
had much trouble In getting restaurants to
serve meals. Many refused to serve the
boldiers.
There was one clash between the guards
uno a miner named Eiggitt. who began to
abuse the guard. The soldier leveled his
bayonet and Llggltt was arrested and
fined J100.
Tour other companies of the regiment aro
under arms at Springfield, awaiting orders.
Ihe crowd gathered during the day near
the lines and cursed the soldiers. They were
scattered by bajonets Sn several instances.
Ofllccrs of the guard do not anticipate any
attack, however.
The general belief Is that the presence of
the troops has suppressed tho iiwless ele
ment. The Sheriff and military officers have
urged all citizens to remain off the streets.
All saloons have been ordered closed Indefi
nitely. lietcalf, the negro killed and burned last
"-.Jr-v1 r, .. &
Disorder Follow ing t lie K.ice Uiot.
.it Tlic.x ("an Control the Situation
onipanies of Soldieis Patiol the
ntUted to Cougiegatc.
FOR FIRING INTO THE CROWD.
night had lived at Evansville for the list
two vear", and w is i r'cent ufugte from
lint cit w 'ere he pirtiripated in the riots
of a few v t eks ago
In thtir strmons to-da mlnis'prs of the
citj upheld the aefrin nf Shez'fi Whitlnck
In defending his prisoner
INVITE NEGROES TO
RETURN TO THE SOUTH.
E-sinvi CniiKrcsi, Drrlnros Clip Van-
ce, Slav e Rpcmne EneniicT
nf (lie lllark. Man.
Rrrrnuc spnrtAl.
Memphis. Tenn . Jiilv :i Rrforo a Ijourn
ment the National Industrial Council and
E-SI.ive cbngre. compo-ed of nerts
representing thirtv-foiir Statts, it'npted a.
resolution inviting negtots chased bv mobs
in the North to itturn to tho South for pro
tection The resolution adopted sajs.
"Since It Is a fact the Yankees North have
become our enemies b recent lvnchings, be
it resolved th-it this council a-k all of the
fleeing negroes of the North who 'ire poa
ling chased bv Northern mobs to return to
the South for protection We further In
dorse the Southern papers in cvpusing the
present outrages
The coiv.mion closed a successful nett
ing late this afternoon.
S, 0, J, KELLEV
S II ST,
Wife of llaking Towder Trust
Ajrenf JJegislered at the
1 'Inciters Hotel.
ON WAY TO JEFFERSON CITY.
She. Will Kemnin Here Until Need
ed in the State Capital to
Present Lee Letters in
Farris Trial.
Mrs Daniel J. Kellev. wife of the lglsla
tiv o agent of the Baking Powder Trust, and
correspondent of former Lieutenant Gov
ernor John A. Lee, arrived in St. Louis
jesterday afternoon on the Wabash fast
mall.
Sho is on her way from Nlagara-on-the-Lake
to Jefferson City to preaent the let
ters received by her husband from Lee as
evidence in the trial of State Senator Frank
Karris, under Indictment in connection with
,the legislature bcodle
Mrs. Kellev proceeded from Union Station
direct to the Planters Hotel, whero she reg
istered as "Mrs. D. J. Kelley. New York "
She inquired if there were any telegrams
or letters for her. Being handed several
messages, she hastily opened and read1
them, then went to hr room.
Her air Is decidedly that of a vvoman of
business, and she appears to realize the re
sponsibility of carrying out the work In
trusted to her bv her husband. She Is a bru
nette and exceedingly attractive In appear
ance. She was gowned in a neat blue trav
eling suit, with a hat to match.
Mrs. Kelley received several calls In the
course of the afternoon. She took Bupper
at C 30 o'clock, after which she retired to her
apirtment, leaving word at the desk thit
she was fitlgued from her Journey and
would not be at homo to any callers.
WILL NOT DISCUSS MISSION.
It Is the Intention of Mrs. Kelley to re
main in St. Louis until tho trial at Jefferson
City proceeds far enough to require her
presence as a witness. The letters which
she Is to Identify were shipped by express
to Mr. Kellcy's attorneys here and will re
main In their care until exhibited In court.
She will be In dally telegraphic communi
cation with the lawyers at Jefferson City,
and will be In readiness to depart tcr that
place Immediately upon being summond bv
them. Mrs. Kelley was unwlll'ng to discuss
for publication the business which brirgs
her to Missouri.
Senator Farris, who had been at th La
clede Hotel since Saturday, departed jester
day morning for Jefferson City. He laid he
vas ready to stand trial and would le in
court when his case was called.
J. W. Farris of Lebanon, Mo , father of
Senator Tarris, with a party of fi lends,
passed through St. Louis jesterday on
their way to the State capital to attend the
trial. In the party were R. D. Walkln
shaw. J. T. Moore, II. T. Wright and R.
A. Holt.
Mr. Walklnshaw said to The Republic that
all the men with Mr. Parrls had known
Senator I"arris since he was a boy and were
attending the trial on that account. The
party departed on the Missouri Pacific
train leaving Union Station at 10.10 p m.
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ACCIDENT AFFECTS HER MIND.
Miss Catherine Crawley Hurt in
Street Car Smash-Up.
In consequence of Injuries sustained in a
street car accident a month ago. Miss Cath
erine Crawley of No. 631 South Ewing avenue
Is at the City Hospital for observation of
her mental condition. Miss Crawley was
committed to the Institution at the request
of her brother, John Crawlej-, who told the
police that the young woman had been act
ing strangely for several dajs and that she
had become unmanageable.
Miss Crawley suffered a deep scalp wound
In the accident, and shortly afterward was
sent for treatment to the Christian Hos
pital, at No. 2S21 Lawton avenue,
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LOUIS
AERONAUTS 1
INJURES A GIRL,
niiiuint; fo Ti.ipive. Tied Fuller
Di'Mcnds One Thousand
Feer.
MANY THOUGHT HIM KILLED.
I.ioKeu I'ole Holding Jtalloou at
Etlip-e I'.uk St likes Fninia
Soiuifag and Entangles
the Kiggiug.
The 1 reaking of a pele to winch was fe
ruled i li illocn, owned by Fred A. Fuller,
an aeioniut, sciiou1-! injured Emma Sonn
lag. 1J voir old. vctterdav afternoon, nnd
mi i mangled' the risking of the lmlloonist's
piiachuto ih it he was forced to cling to
h's tripeyo until the balloon fell to t'l.
ground from a di7zv height.
The mass of nnvas overwhelmed Fuller
.-ftcr he h id fallen aito a lumber jard near
the Carondelet Police Station, and a crowd
of men and Lovs dragged him out. Fuller
was sllghtlv bruised about the arms and
legs ind was badlv frightened.
The nccident happened just as the aero
naut vn- -ibout to nnko an ascension at
Eclipse Park As the balloon shot skjward
It struck the poI violently and broke It in
two nai tho ground The large timber fell
and struck Errmn Sonntag on the head, it
the ".nme time twisting the ropes bj" which
tho piracliuto vas attached to the balloon.
When Fuller had ascended to a height of
neailj a thousand feet he attempted to re-len-p
the piriciiulc He struggled manfully,
but tho ropts were in a hopeless snarl. Seat
ing himself on the trapeze he waited until
the lulloon had reached tho limit of its
a-reiM and began to drop.
As the gas escaped the balloon fell rap
Idlj. and when near the earth collapsed.
The great, irreguhr miss landed In a lum
ber jard. with Tuller beneath.
The Inlloon's vojage was watched by a
large crowd, which had witnessed Fuller's
struggles to free the parachute, and men
and bovs ran from the park to Pennsjl
vania avenue, nearly a mile, expecting to
seo the aeronaut dashed to death
The orovd set to work to release Tuller
from the mass or cirvas that covered him.
He went to a phvslcian In the neighbor
hood and after treatment went to his home
at No 1J15 Walnut street.
Emmi Sonntag was treated by Doctor II.
M. Julian of 7732 Virginia avenue. Ha
found that sho was suffering from concus
sion of the brain She was removed to
her home. No. 7425 South Ninth street
He condition is said to he serious.
E,
Many Tons of Hay liurn and the
Flames Damage Several
Freight Cars.
Several hundred passengers onsjncomlng
trains of the Missouri Pacific, Iron Moun
tain and Frisco railroads wero unwilling
spectators at a firo which wholly destroyed
a warehouse full bf hay and damaged eight
freight cars at Theresa avenue and the
Missouri Pacific tracks jesterday evening.
The trains were prevented from reaching
Union Station bj' lines of hose which laj
across the rails. While the trains stood for
half an hour In the heat and smoke, hun
dreds of men and women swarmed from tho
cars to get a vlow of the firemen's fight
against the flames, or to get air unladen bj
steam and cinders
The several hundred tonn of hay burned
fiercelj for three hours, despite the dozen
streams of water constantly poured on It,
and both the building and contents were
dtstrojed. Several freight cars, some of
them loaded with haj were badly dam
aged. An attempt was made to draw them
to safetj-, but the switch engine could not
pass the flaming building.
The warehouse was owned by the St. LouIh
Hay Exchange, of which H. S. Potter Is
president. The contents were owned by the
George J. Schulta Commission Company, V.
C. Tlce and Ballard & Messmore Commis
sion Companj-, all having offices In tho
Merchants' Exchange.
The damage to the hay will reach $19000,
covered by Insurance. The building was
worth $2,000 and was insured. The cars were
the property of the Michigan Central, Wa
bash, Missouri, Kansas and Texas and the
Frisco railroads. It Is believed they were
Insured.
Machinery la Horned.
A building and machinery owned by Evens
fi. Howarci. whose plant Is at Barron, near
Manchester avenue, wero badly damaged by
fire jesterday afternoon. The damage to the
ballding is estimated at $700 and that to the
contents at about $,800. Insuranca covers
the damage.
MANY HURT BY STREET CARS.
Four Accidents Result in Serious
Injuries to Several Persons.
Timothy OConnell of No. 125 Virginia
avenue was thrown from a southbound
Bellefontaine ear In front of No. 3239 Cali
fornia avenue jesterdaj about 5:30 p. m.
and received severe internal injuries. He
was treated by Doctor Jules Domino of No.
3252 California avenua and removed to Ills
home.
Car No. 17C5 of the Brotdwjv dlvlsior,
southbound, crashed into car No , i lo
southbound, but which had stepped to in
charge passengers. The folWivru "Acre in
jured: Mrs. J. L. Hamall of No 3010 Mar
ket street: T. N. Weber, No. 2109 De Kalb
street; Frank fctetaert. No. o2i fojth
Broadway; Gertrude Buchlcr, 2S07 McNalr
avenue, and Adam Bauer, No. SJ9 Cherokee
street.
Doctor Trank Pietz attended to the in
jured at the sheds at No. 4001 South Broad
way. George W. Majer was thrown from an
eastbound Chouteau avenue car ..s It round
ed a cuive in front of No. 4028 Manchester
avenue. He sustained a concussion of fha
brain, and was taken to tho City Hcsp.tal,
where he was uncorsclous up io n late hour
His condition is serious.
Harry Hawkes, 41 years old. nf No. (200
Delmar avenue, almost had his left arm
torn off at 10.30 o'clock last night by letting
that member hang from a car window. He
was on a westbound Delmar car, when a
car coming-in an opposite direction at Sey
enteenth street struck the arm. fneturinv
It In two placed. Amputation may m naces.
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TRAIN CRUSHES
THREE MEN
Jacob J. Leniiartii and D. II. Beattie of St. Louis Fishing' Party and Engi
neer John U, Roy of Vandalia Railroad Dead Trolley Car Turns
Somersault and Engine is Upset -Railroad Officials Assert
That the Train Had the Right of Way.
WRKCKAOK Or THK DKMOUSIIID
LOUIS STRHirr CAR. KXGJXEER
s0ssQ
VICTIMS OF THE 1 RECIC &
IN EST .ST. I.OIIIS.
llcT.il. s
.10HN U HOT. rnslne-r Vandilln. pas
tenq-r train. n.UJeJ and nashed Mar-
rled Home at No 3C0 North S-cventh
street. East St lul O
J.XXOIt J I.nMUKDT. stre-t-oir ins O
senger, crushed Marrlul and lived at
Jo UK McJsalr avenue. Ft Louis
I). H UEVTTJI-. strctt-car pa.sTET S
crushed Married, and lived at No J3CG O
Alltn avenue, bt Louis
Injured. O
VINCENT 1IIGGINS, M. No ISM rass
avenue. St Louis, fireman on the Van 4
dalla passenger train Trlctured suli V
and serious injuries, nrobablj fatal
LOUIS MAIIKM3, No 410 I.iml street,
St I.OUH. hps broken an 1 head injured 4
JACOU LKMIAItUT. Jit . of No :4'8 -C
MeXalr avenue, M. Iuln. wrl.t sprained A
and bad bruises about bo I).
S-IMON SI'Al'I.MXG. No lS Franklin d
avenue, bt. Louis back seriously Injjred 4
and otherwlo brulsid and cut
JACOB SCHILLING No 2319 Lucas 4
avenue. St. Louis: Injured about tlm back
and head
GEOKGn W. lOt'NG. No 5713 North O
Market street, St. Louis, leic broken and O
brul'td.
Mrs ANNA A MACK. No KH 'Warren
street. St. Loalb: baek. head and legs 4
injured.
WILLIAM II KING and wife MAMin. O
No CIS Ca.i avenue. St LouU. passen-
gers on street car: backs and heads lu-
Jured and arms cut. 4
ELMER HELT.. No S61S North Eight-
eenth street. St Iiuls. bruises about
41 body and shiken up O
JOE SNYDER. No 1533 Lucas avenue, O
4t St. Ijttilf bruised and badly shaken up
CHARLES UERKERr, motorrran. East
St Louis street ear. cuts und bruises 4
all over bodv and badly shaken up.
WILLIAM It. MILLER, conductor Tast O
4V St Louis street car. cuts and bruises and fc
severe shock
sV GEORGE ELLIOTT. East St. Louis ra-
4V senger on car. few blight liruUts and
4VN shock
SIMON SPALDING No IMS rranklln
4V avenue, St. Louis, bruised suffers from O
shock.
Three men wero killed nnd fourteen In
jured in a wreck at Lansdowne, East St.
Louis, shortly after S o'clock jesterday
morning, as the result of a collision be
tween Vandalia accommodation train No. 9
and an East St. Louis "special" fishing car,
both eastbound.
Tha street car was thrown 100 feet from
the Vandalia tracks.
The Vandalia locomotive, which was run
ning reversed. Jumped the track, and, 100
j'ards from the crossing, the tender rollel
down one side of the fortj--foot embankment
and the engine down the other side.
Bejond a slight shock and serious fright
none of the Vandalia passengers was In
jured. All of the passengers In the East St.
Louis car suffered, with the exception of
George Elliott of East St. Louis, who was
thrown headlong out of the window, but
fell into a mass of weeds and was not hurt.
The street car was completely overturned.
Railroad officials assert that their train
had the right of waj-. The point is urged
that the Vandalia track at that point can
be swept with the eje for a distance of
three miles.
The street-car officials claim, on the other
hand, that the Vandalia train was late and
was running at an excessive rate of speed,
and that had it been running at the usual
rate It would have missed tho car.
The Coroner's Jury will attempt to fix the
blame for the accident at the inquests,
which will be held some time to-daj
PANIC ON TRAIN.
Railroad ard street-car officials aliko de
clare that It was remarkable that no more
lives were lost.
The train was running at a speed various
ly estimated at between fifty and sixty miles
an hour and struck the rear end of the car
so hard that It lifted it Into the air and
caused it to turn a complete somersault
with its load of passengers.
The Vandalia train carried a load of COO
passengers and three extra coaches. The
train was about thirteen minutes behind
time and was running fast. Passengers
Continued on Page Tiro.
fiJ&r'&frttil jf,J',-3?JtWr J--JJU
EAST ST. LOUIS STREET CAR;
KILLED AND FOURTEEN INJURED,
Bv- a Republic Photographer.
VANDAU.V ROAD T.OCOMOTIVI:, WHICH STRUCK TIIK i:.ST ST.
JOHN KOI' WAS 1'ATAIJA SCALDED IX HIS CAR.
UNDER GROUND RAILROAD
TO LINK AMERICA AND ASIA.
if Hth St and Penn.vlvanla Ave.
Washington, July 20. A daring project Is piopohud by a eompany of eapi
lalihls, to construct a railroad over Xorth Alaska ami under HVrin? Straits
Io connect the United States with the Transsiberian Railway.
The projectors are French and Russian capitalists, and interested with
tlicin are certain American bankers.
Anions the projectors arc Count Lobel of Paris, a well known member of
the CoocrnplutMl Society, and J. J. Healy, a Klondike millionaire.
They have sent :t petition to the Secretary of the Interior for such conces
hions of light of way in Alaska as may bo necessary and ask for a hearing.
The company ii organized under the laws of Maine.
FOUR KILLED AND THIRTY
HURT IN RAILROAD WRECK.
Passenger iind Freight Trains Collide Head On at Terrific Speed, and
Uoth Engines Stand on End Baggageman Fell Under C.irr Full
of Trunks; Is Rescued Uninjured Passenger in Vestibule In
stantly Killed While Friend to Whom He Was Talking Escaped
Unhurt.
St Paul. July 2C Two trains met in a
head-on collision on the Chicago Great
Western Railroad early to-daj-, and tho re
sult was four men dead and about twentj
llvo or thirty passengers Injured.
The dead:
CHARLES MERKERT. enslneer of pofsenser
train, Minneapolis.
H. COGER, fireman, who was riding In the
cab of the passenger engine, but not on duty.
II. 1IELMAN, engineer of the freight train.
KRED HORTON, Dodge Center, Minn ; pas
serger. The seriouslj- Injured:
R. H. IIICKET. fireman of the passenger train.
NOBLE, colored porter of the buffet car.
Fireman Keena of the freight train was
s'ightly Injured.
Tred Horton, the passenger who was
killed, was said to have been standing m
the vestibule of the front sleeper talking to
a friend and was instantlj killed, while his
friend escaped injurj-.
The two trains weie the Twin City Lim
ited and a fast freight.
The limited was running as a first section
from Oelweln, la , to Minneapolis. The sec
ond section consisted of an excursion train
running from Des Ifoines to Minneapolis
and was three hours behind time.
The fast freight, south bound, received
an order at Dodge Center reading that the
second section of the passenger train was
three hours late, and the crew evidently
misread the order, and attempted to mako
Vlasaty Siding, between Dodge Center and
Hastings, Minn, thinking that It was the
limited that was late.
Meanwhile the limited was pounding along
head on. Just after It (the limited) had
rounded the curve at Vlasaty. The morn
ing was foggj, and -neither engineer saw
the other In time to stop, although the
engineer of the limited applied the air
brakes.
That the two trains came together with
terrific force was evidenced by the fact
that both engines were badly damaged,
but they remained standing upright on the
tracks. The baggage and buffet cars wero
completely wrecked and turned crosswise
of the tracks. The first sleeper back of
the buffet was smashed In the forward end,
and the four rear cars remained Intact on
the track.
These cars were used to bring the dead
and injured to St. Paul and Minneapolis,
where the .Injured received surgical at
tendance. None of the oassengers were
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LENHARTH.
seriouslj injured, but cuts and bruises wera
iretly uismuuied. and the utmost confusion
prevailed, following the Impact of the two
trains.
The baggageman was buried underneath a
Pile of trunks when the car was lifted off
the tracks, but was taken out uninjured.
The baggage car struck a small building
and one end broke through the side of the
structure.
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COBOS IN CONTROL.
Commander of the Nation
alists Fails to Capture
the Chief Executive.
WILL TAKE CONTROL OF STATE.
Governor .Mud's Spends Night Un
der Protection of the Brit
ish Consulate.
ARREST OF SEVERAL OFFICIALS.
General folio Iiul,.s by Might in
Dictatorial Fashion Edition
of Newspaper Destroyed
fhief of Tolice in
Prison.
Panama Colombia. July 26 Not since th?
dajs of the last revolution. whn an attack
on the citj- bj- the Liberals was feared, has
there been such .1 panic In Panama as oc
curred last nleht.
Shortlv- after 9 o'elock the office of El
Lap'z, the organ of the Liberal part- on
the IsthTiis, was visited by an officer of
the general :afT of the arm-, who de
strojed jesterdaj ' edition of the newspa
per. One of the directors was slightly
woi.nded, but managed to escape.
As the office of the newspaper Is situated
in a very populojs district, the news spread
rapidlj. In the Santa Anas neighborhood,
where mot of the Liberals reside, senti
ment rose to a high pitch, and a few of the
prominent people cojnseled retaliation.
The took no action, now ever.
GOVERNOR MULIS "Cj.
EFFECTED ESCAPE.
The next event came like a bombsheU.
A company of soldier, apparently tinder
the orders of General Vasquez Cobos, com
mander of the national forces, surrounded
the residence of Governor Mutls, but the
Governor and his wife, who is an American
woman, having been warned a few minute
before the arrival of the troops, succeeded
ill escaping.
General Huertas, commander of the Bat-
talion of Colombia, when he learned of the
El Laplz incident, repaired to headquarters,
where he found General Cobo. According
to current reports, the latter ordered Gen-
eral Huertas to remain In quarters!. 1 ,. J
Exactly what has taken place Is unknown. ,
but It Is said that Doctor Avlstldes AUona, j
Secretary of the Government; Fernando
Avnngo. Chief of Police, and Etralm Navia. I
a member of the Departmental Superior
Tribunal of Justice, are under arrest, tha
last-named for trjing to argue with Gen
eral Cobos the illegality of his action.
An attempt also Is said to have been
made to arrest Senor Guerra. Secretary o
Finance, but he refused to accompany the
officer who went to his house to arrest him.
and when the officer returned with soldiers
to effect his capture. Guerra had departed.
FOUND REFUGE
AT BRITISH CONSULATE.
The only civil official on the street this
morning was Mayor Ossa. Governor Mutis
spent last night at the British Consulate.
United States Consul Gudger made several
unsuccessful attempts to-daj- to secure an
Continued on Page Tsro.
LEADING TOPICS'
is
TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC
THE SUN RISES THIS MORNING AT
4.36 AND SETS THIS EVENING AT 7:1.
THE MOON SETS THIS EVENING AT
9.1S.
WEATHER. IDICATIO1.
For Sllaaonrl Fair and irarm Mon
dar and Tuesday.
For Illinois Fair Monday and Tues
day. For Arkansas Fair Monday and
Tncadny.
For Eastern Texnu-Shovrera Monday
and Tuesday.
For Wnlern Texas Fair Monday anal
Tuesday.
Page.
2. Carroll County Is Booming Folk.
Conclave Plans Almost Complete.
3. New Tork Puzzled by the Southwe
Railroads Seek to Contest Unionism.
4. Turf Gossip.
Z. Another Conspiracy Involving Scrvla.
Value of Farm Products Doubles la Ten
Years.
5. Regatta at Creve Coeur Lake.
Unusual Interest In Saratoga Meet
White Sure of Kansas Boodllng.
6. Editorial.
Stage News and Notes.
7. Another Conspiracy Involving Servla
East Side News.
S. Republic "Want" Advertisements.
Race Entries.
Browns Defeat Cleveland.
Cardinals Nearly Shut OuL
9. Republic "Want" Advertisements.
Fruits and Vegetables.
Live Stock.
10. Sermons and Services at the Churches.
10. Exports Greater Than Any Nation.
To Advertise World's Fair on a Long; ?l
lour. -
Fdlrnrn nn tlio Wap VTnm. 51
Enormous Crowds Expected.
11. Bullish Weather Report Advances Corn
12. Exports Greater Than Any Katlt
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