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Pair, followed by increasing cloudiness
Friday niglit; warmer; southwesterly winds.
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"WASHINGTON, IfKIDAX, NOVJ3HBEE 5. 1897 EIGHT PAGES.
CO-OPERATIVE BUILDING ASSOCIATION,
Assets, 1,5 I 3,500.9 1.
From 18th Annual Statement, October 16, 1S97.
Amount of paj'inents on stock $5i77I937.47
Amount returned to shareholders 45o6,675.g7
Amount of active stock. 1,265,261.50
Amount of advances to shareholders 8,078,700.00
Amount of advances returned and settled 6,765,850.57
Advances held Ty shareholders 1,312,849.43
Amount of net earnings 651,818.52
Amount of earnings paid shareholders 43579-Ii:
Xet earnings and surplus- 248,239.41
Receipts, past 12 montlis 1,013,859.00
Total receipts $ I3587353-01
THE SUREST WAY TO SECURE A HOME.
The Equitable advances money to its members to secure homes, to
pay off mortgages, and for buildiug purposes. Loans are made payable,
principal and interest, in monthly installments. At an' time before,
-however, settlements can be made in part or in full. -When part of a
loan is settled the monthly installments are reduced. Interest is only
charged for the actual time that a loau, or any part thereof, is held by
the borrower it being reduced as the loan is repaid. Members are
extended ever facility to return money advanced and thus pay for
SAVING WITH THE BEST RESULTS.
Table showing the present withdrawal value of each share in each
'Issue upon which a monthly payment of $2 50 has been made ;
1st issue IS42 71
9th issue $521 2S
494 85 ! iSth
469 SS 19th
443 38 20th.
319 04 24th
By strictly carrying out the object of the Association on conserva
tive business methods, under the laws and rules governing its manage
ment, the Equitable has been enabled to bring to its membership, both to
those saving on stock and to those who have borrowed, the maximum
degree of safety and benefits.
34th ISSUE OF STOCK OPEN FOR SUBSCRIPTION.
Shares are open for subscription and first pa3rment, which can be
unade at the office of the Association daihy from 9 a. m. to 4.30 p. m.
Shares, $2.50 monthly. Four per cent, interest per annum is guar
anteed. Upon maturity of shares full earnings are paid.
FOR PAMPHLETS, explaining the object and advantages of the Association,
land for additional information, apply at the
Office: EQUITABLE BUILDING, 1003 F Street.
Thomas So.mertillk, Pres't.
3ao. Joy Bbsok, Sec'y.
II. C. Barnard, Attorney.
H. H. Twombly.
Geo. W, Fisher.
The Great Problem of How to
THE GREATEST JOYS OF LIFE
Are Uudflubtedly in Having a Com
fortable Home and a Happy Fam
Jly Not Easy to Have One With
out the Other.
A family cauaot be truly tappy -without
& comfortable home-
His a woman's daiy to make the Itftxnc
The old taring, "When poverty comes
iln at the door Io-e Aloe out or the -window,"
contains a good deal of truth.
But nowadays it is easy to have a cosy,
The Groat Providers have made it so.
If circumstances prevent you from pay
ing for needful articles, their splendid
Ecnertfty in the matter of credit will
help you tide over the difficulty not a
Cent fcxtr to va citliei. They take away
your oaly excuse for nut mating your
home lGtr comfortable and attractive.
New carpet -wanted? They'll furnish
them and lay them, at prices that you
os1 1 improve upon, and wait your con
venience about paying.
New farnttrc"' If you can find any cash
prices lower than their credit ones, they'd
like to kiHm it.
Xot a oent c pa i for credit, and no bind
ing oomJIttoiie tagged on. Voir promise to
par tbem iv sufficient. You don't liave to
write it they'll tal:e your word for Jr.
TJhj Greet l'rviflcrs are Indeed -what
they call tlHaiihelvii, "the friends of the
HOimKl) OF THEIR VICTIM.
Death Tslcos a Hand in a Green
Newbars. N. 1, Nov. -I. -Without doubt
O. I Joluron, of Little Falls., Minn., -who
ws asphyxiated Ih tile United State Hotel
bpre yestenlay, -whs a "twine on' and in
tended to deal in green goods. Oorouer
Ten-ot fodiid In Ma pocket a lot uf coufi
deiitlalctrealars''' and instructions as to Ihj-a
ti carry -tt the deal and wiUwut doubt
the accidental death of Johnson cut short
The intended victim had several hun
dred dollars -with him.
A telegram -was received by the coroner
last night from lirs. Johnson to send Uie
body to Little Fhlls, Minn., and it will go
F ranis Llttney Company,
Sixth street and New 1'ort avenue.
Issue of Stock Open for Subscription.
17th issue I29S 77 j 25th issue S147 37
26th " 129 80
27th " 112 52
2Sth " 95 55
29th " 78 S5
30th ' 62 50
31st " 46 42
32d " 30 65
33 " J5 17
A. J. ScnAFEiRT, Yice-Pres't.
G. W. Cabileab, 2d Vice-Pres't.
JOHS W. SCHAEFER.
A. M. Loranop.
George H. Harries.
MIND YOOR OWN BUSINESS
This Is the Substance of Spain's
The Language TJed Ik. Diplomatic,
However, -So as Not to
Madrid, Nov. 4.. The cabinet has agreed
upon the text of a &hort note to America
In response to the latter'b acknowledgment
or Spain's reply to the American nofe
tendering the good offices of America
in the Cuban trouble. It is stated that
this is necessary, because, although Spain
did not promise in express terms to grant
autonomy to the Cubans, Gen. Woodford,
tLe American minister, assumed that such
a promise was involved in Spaiu's reply.
In the new diEpatch the government will
declare in moderate language that Spain
will do whatshemay deem advisable about
IASIQI FOUND GUILTY.
Former Turkish Consul Generul
Convicted of Embezzlement.
Boston. Nov. 4. This morning the jury
in the -cvnd session of the buperior dim
inal court brought in a veidict of guilty
against Jobpph A. lasigi, former consul
general of Turkey in Boston, who has been
on trial all this week charged with tha
embezxien ent of $140,000 from a trust
fund belonging to Pierre Charles Derieux
and G. A. de la Vlllardiere, of Lyons,
France. The Jury found lasigi guilty on
twentj-i-ne out of teveuty-eight counts.
lasigi offered no defense, nor did heao
temptto explain what beaime of the money.
H. O. HAVEMEYEH VERY ILL.
Seilous Condition of the Sugar Triiht
Greenwich, Conn., Nov. 4 Henry O.
Hevemeyer, the Sugar Trust magnute.
wlK) was .iperared upon for appendicitis
a his country home, near Stamford, last
Honda J, is still v-ry low, although re
covering slowly. At his house tonight it
was said that he was progressing nicely,
but no other information could be secured.
Gabbcrt AVSiih in Colorado.
Denver, Co1 , Nov. 4. Almost complete
retinae on supreme judge today insures
the election of "William II. Gabbcrt, Popn
llst-Dernocrat, by a majority or about
Will Create it Vacancy.
Albany, . 1, Nov. 4 The election
of Alton B. Parker as chief judge of the
court of apptfilf., wiircreate a;vacincy in
the Eurrome court tench on January 1.
Hemlock latin 1.05 for 1,000.
Bright. Dry. Best manufacture.
GOMMI. FATE DECIDED
A Republican Will Succeed tlie
Senator From Maryland.
CHANGES ON OFFICIAL COUNT
Republican', Have Carried Several
of the Doubtful Coiinties for Mem
bers of the House and Semite bj'
Sninll Majorities Candidnteh for
Gormun'.-, Seat Loomlnqr Up.
Ealth'inrc, Nov. 4. The latest returnb
fehow tUat the IJepulilIeaiib atIIL control
lxth branches or the legislature. In Talbot
county the official count today developed
a decided ohaiijro in the complexion of the
legislative ticket. The Democrats lose
their candidate for tlie M'liute and three
member of the Uouk-, who had been re
ported eiected, by pluralities ranging from
10 to 20. J F. Turner, the silver leader
in tnc county, who - hm running for senatoi ,
wan biialen by It. C. Dodton, Kepublican,
by lo otes.
In Carroll county, where it was be
lieved the complexion of the house de
pended upon the election of one Democratic
candidate ror the house, the official count
today give,1 the Itcpublicaii delegate a
In Prince George county, where the Dem
ocratsdaimcd to hae made a clean tWeep,
a Kepiibllcan delegate pulls through by just
St. llary'-j and Calvert counties, wbloh
the Democrats claimed they would surely
carry, have gone heavily Republican, oo
that, baed on returns received up to this
time, and which will not be materially
changed, the senate will be made up of
eighteen Republicans and eight Democrats,
and the houM of forty-nine Republicans
and forty-twc Democrats, thiib giving the
Republicans fc"enteen majority on Joint
une of tin- peculiar features of the cam
paign was I he fact that Senator Gur
niati, In person, distrltiutcd the campaign
fund to the countk5. In every instance
where money v. at given out tlie Senator
did it himself, and It -nas given with the
exprorA understanding that It was to be
ubed for the benefit of the legislative
ticket, and the legislative ticket only
Some of the Senator'h friends are today
complaining bitt'rly of the fact that tho
county icadcre cry generally u-ed Hie
casli to elect their local officers, and in
tnanj instances haenficed the legislatr.'e
candidates lor the benefit of the county
coi'inus.-ioners, clerkb or courts, and sheriff.
The a-eregp county politician Is alir.uut
nlwajo iu.re mxlous to see the election of
hia count commissioner, rlerks andshenfi
than am others on the ticket, niid looks
on the candidates lor the general abMmibly
ab of Eot-ondarv lmiHrtance7 ConsxquenUy
it ib not at all fit range that the candid W
for the house and senate were defeated
In bveral counties where the Democrats
carried the local ticket through. In view of
this the Gorman followers here are bitter
la their denunciation of certain courity
politicians whose zeal for the local offlcoa
cauwd thfin to lo&e seveial members of the
Already candidates for the United States
Senate are looming up. Among the apli
ants are Major Alexander Shaw, Congress
man Sidney Mudd, Gov. L owndes, and Rob
ert B- Dixon
THE MAHYLAXD LEGISLATURE.
Republicans Will Have Fifteen Ma
jority on Joint Bailor.
Baltimore, Md., Nov. 4 As the official
vote is recorded hi ila, twenty-three coun
ties or Marjland the Republican majority
in the lei-Mature steadily grows, and to
night, on the face of the returns, tlie Re
publicans have sixty six members of the
legislature on loint ballot to fifty-one for
the Democrat, thus gilng the forrrcr
fifteen majority. But what the Republicans
are now contesting every Inch or the ground
to obtaiu is a strong majority hi the house
of delegates, for they fear that by some
means th Democrats may get possession
of the house of delegates, and by unseat
lug Republicans get a majority or tlie a&
senihli on joint ballot. This afternoon the
official canvass in Talbot county was
completed showing that the Republicans
liave elected their Senator and the three
memberN of the House, thus adding four
to their list. For two days thlb county
was by all the Republicans conceded to
the Democrats, and the change lb explained
by the btatement that in one of the districts
sixteen votes counted originally for the
Democrats should lurve been counted for
In Carroll, where one member of the
house wasin doubt and where the Democrats
elected their county ticket the official
count shov.-b the election of Stausbury the
Republican candidate, thus giving the
Republicans the firth v ote for the daj . The
senate now stands, Republicans, 3 8 and
Democ-'ttR 8; house or delegates, Republi
cans, Demt.r.-ats,43. In Prince George's
county tii Republican's are said to claim
the election of Underw ood for the house of
delegate" This would give them a ma
joniyof 17 ou joint ballot.
In several of the counties the official
count was not completed today owing to Ir
regularities in the returns and the w ork may
be completed tomorrow. There ib no doubt
that there will be contests in the next
house from Talbot, Fnnce George's,
Can oil and Montgomery counties, and
perhaps others. The state Republican
committee sent representatives to each r
the close rounties today to watch the
count, although the election machinery is
in Republican hands and the result is
been in tbr Republican gains. Chali
man Vandrver for the Democrats seems to
be lipping against hope and claims that the
fight is- not over.
RICHARD CROKER VERY ILL.
-o One but His Pbjsloinris Per
mitted to See Him.
New York, Nov 4. Richard Ooktr wis
stricken with so serious an attack of
illn" In Ids room at the Murray Hill Hotel
tonight that he was not allowed to see any
one'ouUAds'of twoorthroe intimate friends
and his physician, Drj Jenkins and Dr.
The utmost secrecy was preserved about
the nature of- the attack. Nothing definite
could be -obtained from either of the
Get Your Barrister Cbeelf Cashed
anywhere hank, cigar store, grocpry or
Lathfe! Latbs! EaUi-d .1.J)5 for 1,000
Hemlock bright, dry, well sawed.
A DISASTROUS STORM.
Jamaica Puffer &verply From an
Ivliigcton, Janiajci 70ct. 20. -Further de
tails of the ttenieinrWfi rain storm hov
tnat all over this island serious damage to
agricvltuial Inleiestb and public properf.'
resulted. The roads all oer the island
have been rrightfiillj cut up and in many
parts are lmpaNiblc. -Pome of the piiuci
pal PtreKs of this cKj'haye hoI?.sas large
as a hoube dug in Uiem, by the force of
water . ton out of water rushing through
the streets of Monteai 2aw swept lioue
after hoiiPe away to flic's ea. Three lives
Many Piiqar estates were entirely de
etro.'ed. LindidideH oCcuried all over the
railroad line. Bo gtcaW; rainfall hasngt
be.Mi experienced fir over forty years.
The yillow fever epidemic shows-signs
of aratemcnt.ntthohicir'iiew cases are still
Governor GuslineU Elected by a
Largely Reduced Plurality.
A REPUBLICAN LEGISLATURE
Possibilities of n Combination to
Defeat Ilnmia f'rominent Fora
her Adherents Open in Their De
nunciation of tin- Jnnlor Senator
nusf a Card Up Ills, Sleeve.
Columbus, Nov. 4,-Tie unorfichil returns
from Ohio complete girushnell, Republl
can, a plurality or 23,'C54 over Cliapmau,
his Democratic opponent for Governor.
The entire State ticket was elected by like
pluralities, with the exception of F. 8
Monett, the candidate rqr attorney general,
who was biitvrly opposed by the agents of
the insurance trust, wifjfelvhu U spelling to
rtliutout of th". Stat, tjatt will probably
fall 2,000 l,elow Bustjneih
There is no clmngo'tu tholeglslative situ
ation. The Republican will have a major
it of five on joint ballot, which his friends
sa insures the return of Marl: A. Hantra
to the Fenite The lalt' or forniingcombi
nations to defeat his ejection, they ay, H
sheer nonsen-'e. Notwithstanding this talk,
Hanna's agents arc nevertheless uneasy,
and the Senator shares their anxiety, be
cause there are beeral members they fear
they cuuiiot control.
The orfiolal count from the close legls
lat've districts shows the election of th.
Republican candidates. The margins ure,
so small in mo&t oasesjoweverftliatr'the
Democrats have given aolce of contest.
It wok learned totltMftbat the Repub
Heau State committee . begun inveetiga
tionorallefied frauds in -ijaV'ertj, Hocking'.
Vinton, Summit, TuhcartluPerryPaul
ing and Kno.v counties, i thtfS iufouna
tion is being received for ohaet on which
contests, will oe can-fed fato thalegMature
Tlie ItepuMiuans charge tlrat gros frauds
liave already been committed in the above
"counties and that adultiufial frauds were
being attempted today,. The Democrats
laugh at these allegation aud bay they
are clear iudicationfa tit a confcbsion of
w cat n ess.
TALKING AGAINST HANNA.
Prominent 1'or.iliir - Republicans
Open in Their Denunciation. "
Columt-ns, Ohio, Kot. 4i Piomlnent
Forakcr men her e today" are talkmg openly
against the election or JIanna to the Senate
They say the nomination of Banna by the
State contention last f-ummer ib of no
force, and that members elected to the
legislature are under no ol-ligatlon to vote
Tor Hanna- The Toraker men will no doubt
demand caucus action at- lcat.
A Foraker uupubiicza, who ib now hold
ing a State office, said today that there
were not lesb than tvcnty-five Repub
lican members of tho new legislature
whos3 nomination Mark Banna tried to
prevent. "Do voupuppoi-e," said he, "that
these men' are going to put him In the
United Plates Senate by th.dr voteb?"
Be referred in this concctiuit to Oscar
Shepord. senator from Vest Alexandria,
and the two RepublIcaifroni Montgomery
county, whose nominations were secured
by Dr. J. L. Lowes, the Forakcr leader
there, in spite of Banna's efforts.
The Democrats baling lost the Unltpd
States S-mntorship, will no doubt be ready to
accomplish the ne.S-b most desirable
thing to them, the dcreat of Hanna. It
is quite pnbable that the Democrats -will
try to unite with the anti-Banna men in
sending hjme more acceptable Republl
can than Banna to the Senate.
Ic leaked out heroc this morning that
Banna has a enrd up !iS sleeve in the Sena
torial game tnat will take the trick if the
other high cards ho ifafnlh It is said that
Kcmpar and Drepti, uslonistB, of Cincin
nati hae promisedBanna their otes
if Le nfeds rjiem.
savs n.jfXA awill go doyvx.
Allen O. Mej er.s 'Thinks Buslmell
Vili Get IJIk Seat.
Cincinnati, Ohio, Nov. 1. Allen O . Meyers,
John R. McLean's phef lieutenant in the
campaign juht closed, arrived at his home
here today. Of the political situation in
the State he wiid.
"Mr Banna will not go back to the
Senate. It will be Gov. Buslmell, I think.
Buslmell lias no reasons, certainly, for re
fusing to stand on ceremony with Banna,
who peremptorily denied his representa
tion on tho Stale committee, brutally turn
ing down his man, JCu"$z,,
"There ait seen Republican legislators
that ilanna cannot land. They ire. For
ager's friends, whom ife tried hard to de
feat before the nominating conventions.
Cofie-jutntly they scro, and theii
wounds will not readily heal. Mr. Banna's
best men, ful'y equipped' ar out after
them now, but, as fjfafd, will be unable
to land any of them
"I felt rather disappointed at the re
sults or the election but not so Mr. Mc
Lean, apparently, lie is full of pride and
gratitude over the grand struggle made
by the noble Bcmocaatic hosts, who, for
home reason or another, seemed to look
upon him as one of their leaders."
$2.00 to Philadelphia and Hetui
via B.&. O , SuiidaVi'-Nov. 7. Thketsgi
going on 7:05 and4- m. trains; valid for
..u.., uuu-humu ... .. ... - v .
Hemlock latl .05 for 1,000.
Dry and seasoned, sod the best made.
WRECK BITE G. HID 0.
Four Persons Killed and Several
THE TRAIN JUMPS THE TRACK
Terrible Scene Follows Accident
Momentum of the Train "Was So
Great That Car Were Hurled
Over the Enyine Many Promi
nent AYusliiiijjtonlnns on Board.
Richmond, Ya., Nov. 1. The Cincinnati
and Washington express, Cincinnati to
New STork.on theChesapeakandOhioKu, l
road, plunged Into the Rivanna river about
thre mil. east of Charlottesville today
bhortlv after noon. Four people were
Ulled outright and a large number ladly
injured. At the time of the aecid.mt the
train wao one hour latcand wasruniiingaj
a high rat' J speed. Upon rounding a
curve cu the banks or the rivar, which !?
about one hundred yards wideat that pjlus.
the rail spread and the engine tender,
mall aud cpres car, combination car and
day coach were thrown over the embank
meni Tie accident was much like that
recently- on the New York Central Rail
l ond, nea. tiarrims, N. Y.
The scene was a terrible one. Men,
wn-niMi and children scream-d In acony and
terror, and there wastiiegreatestconsterna
tion amoug the uninjured passengers
J. II. Alexander, express agent, and R. If
Berkeley miraculously escaped rrorn the
flooded car by crawling through a window.
The mon-sntumof the train was6o great;
that six cars were hurled beyond the
engine A combination car and day coach
wer?- thrown across the track again ,t the
river bank. eeral cars were piled upon
Most of the passengers were bound for
WaMilngtoii and New York, Three relief
trains were at owe spnt to the sccae of
the vretk and six nJiroad surgeons ant
fifty stretchers ordered to be sent by
upedcl train. Ever thing is being done
for the Injured, whd were taken to Char
InttPsvHlc f r treatment.
Many reupli wore gathered at the rall
nwd offices here tonight to learuthenew.
Among the Richmund passengers n the
trian wore Rev. Dr. A. E. Dickinson, the
veteran editor, and Stat e Trua&urer A.W.
Bannau. They were unhurt.
FoHowh.g is a list of the killed and
Reiwy Rnrnett, Keswick, Ta., colored,
Mrs.Merara, Italian, and infant,
ritelix Moreno, died after beimr re-
EngbMKsr Duke, dftiigerously.
Baggageman Pcerb, badly hurfcfromshoul
dero down; think internal injuries.
A. Merara, badly.
Mary Marcno, not seriously; liead; her
two small childreu hurt; oae badly.
W. L flochcner, Stuart's Draft, Va.,
rigiit hand cut.
J. M. Miller, Pullman Conductor, pain
fully hurt In back.
Dick Berkeley, express messenger, body
bruised and badly shocked.
J. W. Ilaig, Baltimore, knee slightly
Mth. Buciit 341 W. 31 st street, New
York, head and arm bruised, notseriaittJy.
Lee Craudall, Globe, Arizona., slight
fccalp wound and finger sprained.
J. W. Elder, Washington; head and nose
C. R. O'Brien, Louisville, Ivy., slight cut
Jonas B. Hinokel, Trenton, O., left hip
There were four Italian children on
train. Only three have been accounted
for. One happened to be under the wreck.
STORY OP THE WRECK.
A Graphic Description
Tiie story of the worst wreck which
has occurred on the Chesapeake and Ohio
Railroad in ."-even jears is most com
pletely and graphically told by the sur
vivors, who reached Washington about
11:30 la.se night by wit of the Southern
Railway from Orange. Among thobu who
talked to a Times reporter as soon as
they reached tlie depot were Hon. Lee
Crandall, of Globe. Arizona, the well
known bilvcr advocate, and Mr. Ben
jaiuin Durfee, secretary ot tho joint Com
mittee of the House and Senate en Alco
hol in the Arts. Both of these gentle
men were on the ill-fated train, but es
caped with only slight injune';.
The train was- a through one from Chi
cinnati, and known as the Cincinnati and
Wat.hinKt.ui expnvs. One of the t-leepers
had come through from St. Louis. The
remainOer of the train had been made
up in Cincinnati and was composed or
nine cars. Immediately following trc ten
der came tin- postal car, then the bugg-igi-,
express, combination binoker, day coach.
Warhington sleeper, two other sleepers and
last the dining-car. All were derailed,
and, with the exception oi the la-4 two
sleepers and dining-car, badlj .smashed in
The train was due to leae Cin
cinnati at 9 10 Wednolay night. Owing
to the ffct that it waited for connections
wrth other trains It was fifty minutes
late in leading the station in Cinunrati.
It should have l cached Washington at
3:45 o'clock yestcrda afternoon. Noth
ing of interest happened during the all
night ride through Ohio and Wc&t Vir
cima, and upon reaching ChailottesUIlc
about 1 o'lcock yesterday afternoon it had
made up but five minutes of its lo'-t time
and was still fifu minutes late. At
Charlottesville, ab usual, there was a
change of engine as well as engineers and
The engineer had a reputation as a fast
but, heretofore, safe runner, and was cal
culating upon making up the lost time
ou the run to Washington. The passenger:,
think now that tlie train must Ime been
flying along at the rate of fully fifty
miles an hour, yet they experienced no
inconvenience or annoyance until the crash
came. About two and one-half miles this
side of Charlottesville is the little sta
tion of Massie. It was here that the
derailment took place. The roadbed la
largely clay, and filled In with grael and
Lntlisi! Latbs! Laths.! Laths!
Hemlock, $1.95 for 1,000- Extra good.
ashes. The track runs along the channel
of the Rlvanna Rner, a small stream
which winds down through the hill aj.
they slope from the mount ains. The scenery
is rather pretty and iu some places pic
turesque. At Massie there is a sharp curve in the
tracks as the river makes a bend. The
engine was bearing around this curve.
Suddenly, and without the slightest warn
ing, it broke from the remainder cf tho
train and left the tracks. Strangely
enough, it did not roll down the Moping
embankment v. huh Ipadb to the river,
but on the contrary tumbled over on the
upper hill side. At tho instant the loco
motive krt the rails the fireman leaped
from the cub, and striking on a soft plot
of eurtii t m mjureti little inure timu
me jar and shock which he sustained.
Enghieer Duke -was not o fortunate.
Be remained at the lever, and was after
ward taken out of the wreck badly In
jured, and lie will probably die.
Aa soon as the engluo had left the
tracks the tender broke from th postal
car, following it, and shot forwa d over
the locomotive aud iMtided ttboat fifty
Teet beyond, where the latter lay over
turned, carrying the belter part 0t the
engine's cab with it.
The remainder of the train, thus freed
from the locomotH e and tender, which had
completely lert the track, tnen shot Tor
ward perhaps fifty or seventy-five Teet.
A bhigular thing then happened. The two
forward cars, tne postal and the baggage
car, left the tracks and were piled up,
telebCoped and splintered, on the upper
fclde of the embankment In trie same man
ner as the engine. A few feet further on
the express ear tumbled to nie lower bide,
and rolled down the embankment perhaps
twentj reel, to the water's edge.
The combination paenger and Miiok-r
next dashed into 'he wreck of the postal
and baggage car., and It was here that
f'e greatest fatality took place. On top
of thene three wa piled up the regular
day coach, which in a way sandwiched hi
the combination car.
The Washington Meeper, which followed
the day coach, was overturned on the river
bide and rolled, or rather btid, part way
toward the water, but did not jnter the
stream. Thi two other Meepers folio-Red
together with the dining car, the rear
true kb o' which di ! not leave the tracks.
The scene which followed beggars de
scription. None of the passengers who
lind arrived in Washington last night had
sufficiently recovered from their rright and
shock and the thought of how near they
had come to death to describe it. As soon
a those who were uninjured had come to
realize whathad happened tliey Immediately
begun to climb out of wiudowsandtherear
end or the enr to ascertain theextentof the
damage and assist in the work of rescue
There were many Indies ou tlie train and
they were nearly all panic stricken. The
cries of the imprisoned passengers and
train crew were pitiful to i.ear, and the
survivors lost n time m beginning to
take them out of the wreck.
The wors. was first begun where the
postal, baggage, comMnatfouanddny coach
cars were piled together in a heap. Thr-e
persons were lemoved from the debris
Wllod outright, ami other badly uijurui
None in the other cars were killed, bnt
sevoral were badly injured. Eaghieur OuRe
was found in tat remains oflih. fcb, and
taken oat dungeronsly hurt. Be -will prr-b-ayly
x;j. BgatBia -Beers istfems
to have Len lutecimlly injared. Waiii
Whs atotice le!tranhl t Crutrtnttactac
for medical aid and wrecking trains. Ward I
was also telegraphed to Richmond, and
General Manager Screns and Generil
-Supuhuender t Dole immediately left for
tho scene on a special train.
It was. fully an hour before Uie physicians
arrived from Charlottesville, and in the
interim the dining car and one of tha
sleepers which had been lert standing
were turned Into an impromptu hospital,
and willing hands- among those who e-
cap'-d injury readily rendered them aU-
tne assistance iossiblc, uuud up their
wounds aui administered stimulants, while
the dead were laid out in other .-otn-uartmenls.
Tlie colo'-cd porter, who was In the
smoker portion of the combination wa
hornhiy mangled, and when taken out
could hard: j he recognized. PhelibMareuo,
the Itabdn who was, taken out and who
died while on tho way to a hospital in
Charlottesville, was alo bauly mangled.
In nddltiun to the dead already reported
it is believed that there is still another
IatUan child under the wreck. There were
four of these little cues in the combina
tion car and only three of them had
been accounted for when the pasengecs
who arrived here, lafet night left the
The work of clearing away tile wreck
age was at once begun with crews from
Richmond and Charlottesville, and the
suni-ors were taken batik to Chailottes
ville, from whence they were transported to
Orange, where they took the Southern
train for Washington. The majority of
them were bound for this city and pointi
There -were about twent passengers la
the Wat-hlngton sleeper. Among them were
Semtor 1'latt- ot Connecticut, and Repre
tentatlves Eans, of Kentucky, and Rus
sell, of Connecticut, members of tue joint
Senate and Hoiim Committee on Alcohol in
the Art". Mr. Durfee, secretary, and Mr.
BIoomeubTg, the stenographer, were In a
sleeper behind. None ol these five gentle
men were injured, though their car was
overturned and badly damaged.
The committee has been in se-sion at
Chicago, St. Louis and Cincinnati for the
pa-t no or three weeks and had fin
ished up is buMnteR. and its members
wore ou their way lack to Washington.
Senator Piatt was tlightly shocked, but
when offered Uiniulants by Mr. Durfee
refused, saying that he had abstained for
seventy-one years and thought he could Jo
without liquor at such a time.
Another passenger on the Washington
sleeper was Mr. JohnW. Elder, of No. VJ'A
Fourth fctreet northwest. He was. out on
the head and his- ncse badly bruised. M"
Elder had been in Cincinnati for some time
prior tc election -working m the interest
or Senator Hanna, and was returning
home. When m?pii Inst night he gave in
account of the accident similar to that
alrcudy related. Re is not seiiouMy hurt.
The raiiroad officials are at a lob to
explain the cause of the wreck, and have at
once set about to make rhe closest possible
inquiry into the accident. Every effort
has. been made on their part to "ive full
paiticulars and details of the accident.
"It is the first wreck that has. occurred
or the Onesapeake and Ohio in evei
years," buid General Passenger Agent H.
W- Fuher lat,t night ".ill through t.ie
World's. Tair c ran heavy trains and
carried thou'-andb or people. Traffic was
very hca-v y and we had not the slightest
Injury to any person and no damage wliot-e-er.
We have curried large excursions u
tho encairpments and other celebration'!
without irijnr. We will make a complete
investigation into its cause.
"There is a report in circulation, I under
Continued on Second Page
"We have lowered price on latbs.
Best Hemlock, $1.95 per 1,000.
First Race at 2,15. ;
Direct to Track, Leavtee
Sixthstreet Station at
1:00 and 1:40.
ill WATTEBSDM FLOP!
He Strikes Bis Flag to the Free
DECIDED CHANGE OF HMRT
The Courier Journal Editorially An
nounces That in View oi the Ver
dict Uesitered In Tue-dny's, Elec
tion by the Feople of Kenatehy It
Will Fall In Line.
LoulnvHlc, Ky., Nov. 4. The Courier
Journal, of which Henry WatterHin is td
itor, and. which has led the fight on tfa
siivei in Kentucky, and has been a pro
nounced gold Democratic organ for three
ycurs, today on"ountes editorially that ic
has quit, tlie fight and will hereafter
side with the Democracy, supporting it?
when possible, but not opposing it at any
tim. The decibiou is caused by the em
phatic declaration of Kentucky voters
for free silver.
Mr. W&Ucrcon announces that Tuesday
vote was so decisive that he has no wish
nor purpose to mallengfc it. Ho continues.
"The Issue as it was made and as It has
been fought out was clear and explicit).
No effort was, wanting to maintain It. No
body could b any possibility be mistaken
about it. Wo may regret the verdlos
against us but weaccp6it. We-shallmaku
nn further errort to drreittttr party course
or couiiMils, or to share in any of the re
sponsibilities of the party leadership, hav
ing done our best according to our conscience
and beiieC to divert our political associates
from a polio and procedure the end ot
which we very much fear, both as to tha
welfare of the country and the paroy.
Dut we are Democrats, not Republicans,
and, nailing our flag to the masthead o'
honest money, free trad-? and home rule, we
shall in the character or a private soldlor
In the ranks contribute whatever we aro
able to the ascertainment and the vindi
cation of trut n.
"Eor the gentlemen who have by thelr
victory confirmed their leadership, we
erterta.f. not the least ill will, all th
honors Sielonging to that leadership be
their, and let us add all the responsibilities.
Where we win we shall -upport ther i
Where wc- cannot support thm wef shall
enter no opposition to them. Wo go to
political annihilation with perrcct com
posure, without a ingle resentment or
regret having fought out to the hitter euu
a- profound conviction in perfect fairness
and good faith. What the rest can stand
we can stand. With chanty toward all.
wltt malice toward tone, we bball continue?
to do business &t the old stand, preuisely
ij.a if nothing whatever had happened."
Ivy Institute Business College. Sth and K.
None better; $-" a year, day or night.
"We are always first to droy
With tlie market. Laths now $1.95.
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