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TIIE WASHINGTON TDIES. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, .1.91,2..
AND 100 FEDERALS
KILLED IN BATTLE
Conflict in Nicaragua
Wounds Six Marines and
(Continued from First Page.)
marching Into Masaya and making
preparations tor getting trulna through
with provision for the starving Inhabi
tants. The wounded American marines are
tM'nir cared for In the only hospital In
Niiwa of the. battle was received from
Minister Weltzel, ut Managua, but lie
was" unable to furnish the names of the
dead American ' troopers.
Received With Joy
At Legation Here
Officials of the Nlcaraguan legation
were overjoyed today when they re
ceived a cablegram telling of the big
government victory at Masaya, which,
they say, means the end of the present
revolutionary disturbance In the repub-
"The effects of this battle will be seen
shortly In the restoration or peace In
Nicaragua," said Minister Castrllto.
The following Is the text of the cable
"Masaya taken by assault October 4.
Wo had 100 killed and 200 wounded.
Early In the day the Americans took
Coyotepo, with four killed and six
wounded. Barranca hill taken by Corea
at the same time.
"Zeledon fled with followers and was
raptured twenty miles from Masaya.
lie was wounded and died. I went to
the American legation and expressed
Sreat sorrow to the minister over the
eath of th marines. The clt" of
Granada has asked that the bodies of
the marines be burled there."
"Minister of Foreign Affairs."
And Marines Lost
To Navy Department
The transport Prairie, with several
hundred marines aboard, sent to flanto
Domingo, as a muffler for the ImponcI
Ing roar of revolution there, has been
Frantic efforts on tho part of the
fitate and Navy Department to com
municate with the vessel have been
fruitless. Tho Navy Department Ih
reasonably sure that the vessel Is safe
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In the harbor of Santo Domingo, but
cannot communicate with her. The
State Department la anxious for Inform
ation from her commanding ofllcer, und
Wiling 'tbgeflt has, asked tho Reve
nue Cutter Service to dispatch a vessel
In neighboring waters to communicate
with the Pralrlo and relay dispatches.
Just what tho trouble Is, has (not yet
been asoertalned, , ' ....
Under cipher ot'dos-from Assistant
Secretary of the Treasury Allen, the
revenuo cutter Algonquin has been dls
patched 'to Mayagues,.fiom which point
it la expected she can communicate by
wireless, with the Prairie and relay
messages I to .tho coast and thence to
The Algonquin, on the Porto nico
station, left for Mai agues Immediate!,
according to a return cipher .from her
commanding officer. This .message
threw no light on the failure of com
munication with the Prolrlc.
It is believed by officials In Wash
ington that the Algonquin wireless
could pick up the Prairie In the har
bor of'Porto nico, If the Pralrls, wire
less was working.
FOUR MASKED MEN
LOOT EXPRESS CAR
Hold Up Train in Oklahoma and
Get Away With
. ' $10,000.
WUBTVILLE, Oklo., Oct. S. Four
masked men held up Kansas City South
em passenger train No. 4, northbound,
three and a half miles north of Poteau
last night, ransacked the mall, blew
open the safe In the express car, and
escaped Into tho wood-covered hills thut
skirt the rallroaad at that point.
The robbers' loot Is said to bo about
$10,000 cash and ten or twelve registered
letters. The passengers were not mo
lested. The men boarded the train as It stop
ped at a crossing a short distance from
Poteau. Crawling over the tender, two
of them covered tho engineer and fire
man with revolvers while the others
robbed tho mall and express cars.
After wrecking the express car safe
h nitroglycerine, the robbers entered
the mall car, and .utmunded all tho
"through" mall. Kefualng to accept the
clerks' word that there was none, they
ransacked the pouches, getting not
more than a dozen registered letters,
that are believed to contain little of
Their 'work done, the robbers ordered
the trainmen to "go ahead," command
ing them not to look back, and dlsap
inured Into the woods.
Possts were organized at Poteau, and
went in pursuit or tno men.
Mission Union Meets.
The first meeting of the season of the
Women's Interdenominational Mission
ary Union was held yesterday at the
Church of the Kplphsny. The presi
dent, Mrs. John Newton Culbertson,
R resided. The meeting was devoted to
earing reports from the Jewish, Cen
tral Union, Gospel, Chlpcse and Alley
Missions, and to outlining Ih work of
the ensuing year.
MOTOR DACE LEAO
Driver of Fiat Close to Pace
maker in Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE, Wis., Oct. B.-Tcddy
Tetslaff was leading the Grand Prix
raoers at the end of the fifth lap. lie
had made thlrty-nlno miles and a frac
tion In 31:17. Caleb Bragg, In u Flat,
was close behind him In 31:31. Oergdoll,
In u Bens, was third In 32:16. Hughes
was having trouble with his spark plug.
Mid was more than two laps behind
Bob Uurinan was forced out of the
race In the second Ud with a broken
Wlahart was out of the race during
hid first Up with a broken shaft. Ho
was compelled to pull his car off the
iracK in ine ona du lao roaa sireian.
Caleb Bragg, who had decided not to
enter the race, on account of the datli
of his teanynate, Bruce-Brown, did not
change his decision until early today.
The racing fever was too strong.
ltalph Mulford was unlit to enter tho
rnce, and tho same trouble which put
him out of the Vanderbllt race caused
him to withdraw his entry. Barney
Oldlleld was driving the Flat entry In
place of Bruce-Brown.
Louis Fontaine took Harry Nelson's
place at the wheel of tho Loslor enry.
As the cars got away Aviator Fish In
a Wright biplane circled over tho
track whllo Roy Wagner, a motion pic
ture pnoioaTupner iook views of (Ho
racers as they got under way.
The wind was Muddying and tho II
plano heaved badly. It's maneuvers
caused somo anxiety among tho spec
tators. Tetzlaff niado the first lap In
0:50. the fastest tlmo for a lap )ct
made upon the cousc. The cars all
made the lap In fast time, and Starter
Wagner predicted the average for the
racu would be above seventy-five milts
an hour. Tetzluff's second lap was
made In ,17, an average of .5 miles an
hour. Oldlleld hud mure tire trouble
and made a change In the sixth lap.
Fontaine, In a Losler.narrowly es
caped serious accident when his car
struck the hay bale at the Fon du Lac
avenue turn. The car Jumped bales
piled four deep. Fontaine and his mech
anician, Franklin, were hurled from the
car but escaped Injury. They righted
the car und got back on the course,
speeding away wAlth only a minute's
delay. The accident occurred when
thousands of people were assembled
und ttie car narrowly averted running
Into the spectators.
Tetzlaff was still laying at the end of
the eighth lap. Depalma nns third,
with Fontaine fourth and more than
four minutes behind.
At the twelfth lap 11 rape led by forty,
tno seconds. .Tetzlaff and DePalma
were racing almost neck and neck.
In the fourteenth Tetzlaff took the
lead again. He passed Bragg In a wild
print down tho home stretch.
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TAFTS START TRIP
President, Wife, and Others
Going to Vermont and
BEVEBLY. Mass., Oct. 5.-Presldent
and Mrs. Taft, Major Ithoades, and
Mis Mabel Boardmau left Beverly to
day for an automobile tilp thtougli
the Berkshlres, Vermont, and Now
Hampshire. The party will return Fri
day, and then the President will mil
on the Ma flower to New York for the
naval revluw, returning to Ueverly thu
Tho party planned today to rcuih
Springfield, Mass., In time to lunch ut
tho Hotel Kimball. Tomorrow they
will spend motorlnc throuuh tho
Berkshlres, and both tonight and to
morrow nignt mo patty will stay nt
Senator (Initio's home.
.On Monday the party will go to Ver
mont. Governor Fletcher nnd other
State .fUclals III meet them nt tho
Stntc line. They will lunch In Brat
tleboro and then go on to Townsend,
where the presidents father was uoin.
They will dlnn and spend the night
with President Lincoln's son, Hobert
T. Lincoln, at Manchester.
On Tuesduy they will go to Mont
peller, dine with Governor Fletcher
nnd attend a reception. They will be
the guests of the governor for the
To u Joint assembly of the Vermont
leglslaturo the President -wlll deliver
nn address on Monday at Montpeller on
"The Common Hoiaier inrsi in war.
This Is the only speech scheduled for
the entlro tour, and It Is not n poli
tical one. The party then goes Into
New Hampshire for a visit to, Frank
lin MacVcagh. Secretary of the Treas
ury, at Dublin. N. II.
SURGEON TO RETIRE
Lieut, John P. Kelley, surgeon at the
army aviation school, at College Park,
retires from the service Monday. Dr.
Kelley wl return to his home m Flor
ida. After leaving Washington, he will
take an extended trip through the West.
The aviators and enlisted rrten at the
aviation school have endeavored to per
suade Dr." Kelley to reconsider his de
tiinn. but he says he has made up his
M to quit the service. He has been
nlth the school since Its establishment
vears ago. He was present when
Al Welsh and Lieut. Lelghton V.
llazelhurat, Jr., were killed June 11,
nd when Corporal Scott nl Lieut.
Hockwell were killed last Saturday.
Dr. Kelley Is retiring simply because
he desires to return to his home In
and Walk Three Squares East) I
Services Will Be Held Here
for Veteran Manager
Thei body of Eugene Ke'rnar,, veteran
manager of the Lyecum Theater, who
died at George Washington University
Hospital yesterday afternoon after a
game fight for life, was removed at
once to the chapel of J. William Lee,
332 Pennsylvania avenue northwest,
where It will lie In state until Monday,
affording his friends an opportunity for
a last look at the remains of "The Gov
ernor." Funeral services, which will be con
ducted by Washington Aerie, No. 115,
Fraternal Order of Eagles, will be held
Monday morning at 9 o clock. The body
will thtn be taken to St. Patrick's
Church, where a high requiem mass
will be celebrated by the Rev. Father
McNamara. The body will be taken to
Baltimore on the Baltimore and Ohio
train leaving here at noon.
In Baltimore the body will be met
by Mr. Kernan's wife, who Is several
yeurs his senior and Is too feeble to
come to this city; his brother. James
L. Kerr an, proprietor of the Maryland
and Auditorium Theaters, In Baltimore,
and also of the Hotel Kernan: and the
Baltimore Lodge nf Eagles, which will
conduct the service nt tho grave.
Buried In Baltimore.
The burial will be In Bonnie Brae
Cemetery. Baltimore, at i o'clock, and
at that hour the performances In every
theater on the Empire circuit will stop
for five minute, while tho body of the
oldest member of the circuit Is being
lonerra 10 us nnai resting place.
Tito (lags on all the Washington thea
ters are at half mast today, and will re
main so until Tuesday. Manager Peck
has announced that the performances
at the Gayctv .jvlll be stopped from 4
until 4.-03 o'clock Monday, and other
theaters with matinees Monday will
probably, do likewise.
The pallbearers are C. P. Stohlman.
who was with Mr. Kernan when he
died, representing the Elks; John Kapp,
representing both Eagles and Elks:
John A. Elllnger. the first treasurer of
the Lyceum under Mr. Kernan's man
agement; Ed McCauley, an Intimate
friend for many years; Joseph Johnson,
stage manager at the Lyceum ever since
Mr. Kernsn took charge, representing
both Elks and Eagles, und Martin Ma
lor?y, who has been associated nlth
Mr. Kernan almoit twenty years, and
wno represents ine bagies.
Prominent Elk and Eagle.
Mr. Kernan was the second member
Initiated Into the local aerie of Eagles,
Mr. Johnson was the third, and Mr. Ma.
lonev the fourth. Mr. Kernan was
also the first exalted ruler of tho first
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PROF. CHARLES W. ELY.
Tho body of Prof.- Charles W. Ely,
who died suddenly at the home of his
son, Charles II. Ely, 6 Kendall Green
Rortheast, was taken to Frederick, Md.,
Is old 'home, and was burled there.
pror.' Kiy, who was seveniy-inree
years old, had been president of the
Frederick Institute for the deaf and
dumb since 1870. lie left a wife, two
soils and two daughters, all of whom
are engaged In the Instruction of the
deaf and dumb.
LIEUT. D. P, MORRISON.
Lieut. Donald P. Morrison, who was
killed by the explosion of the port
turbine of the destroyer Walke, which
occurred off- Newnort Tuesday, was
burled yesterday afternoon In the ceme
tery at the United States Naval Acad
emy at Annapolis. Funeral services
were held In the Naval Academy chapel,
The pallbearers were six young lieu
tenants. Lieutenant Morrison was a son nf
the late Major Jasper Morrison, of
the ludae advocate general's depart
ment. Ills mother lives In Washing
ton, and besides h?r he Is survived by
a bride of one year, who was Miss
Golda Monroe, of Annapolis.
WILLIAM G. BOYD.
William G. Boyd, who was killed
while asleep by Inhaling Illuminating
gas, was burled yesterday.
Mr. Boyd, who was only twenty-seven
years old and was local manager or
the Standard Plunger Elevator Com
pany, was awakened early Wednesday
morning by the crying of his six weeks'
old babe, who, with Mrs. Boyd and n
four-year-old girl, was sleeping In the
room with him. At his wife's sugges
tion he went Into an adjoining room to
avrld the child's walling and complete
his night's rest.
The gas In this room was turned low
and Mr. Boyd extinguished It with n
patent annllance and went to sleep.
The windows In the room were closed.
A little after 7 o'clock Mrs. Boyd en
tered the room and found her husband
dead. The patent appliance had failed
to work. The gas had been flowing for
hours, and the entire family probably
would have suffocated If the windows
In the room where Mrs. rtnvrf and th
children slept had not been open.
Washington friends have been ad
vised of the death of Lyman Tiffany,
o( 1706 Connecticut avenue, which (in
curred last night at his summer home,
"Fair Acre," In Jamestown, It. I. De
tails of the funeral arrangements have
not been received, but It la believed
services will be held at Jamestown, and
Interment made In Greenwood Ceme
tery, New York city, where the Tif
fany's have a family lot.
DR. N. H. MILLER.
The body of the Bcv. N. II. Miller. D.
D., stated clerk 6f the Presbyterian sy
nod of Baltimore, civil war veteran.
Junior vice commander of the G. A. It.,
and clerk In the War Department, was
burled this afternoon at 2 o'clock In
Congressional Cemetery. Brief services
were held from the residence near Mc
Lean. Va. The pallbearers were select
ed from the a. A, II. and the Masons,
Dr. Miller having been Identified with
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Mr. Klrby lecllned to divulge the
names of the board of directors, which
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attorney for the Anti-Saloon League.
For the reason. It was said, that a sim
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