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TUE8DAY, DECEMBER 27, 1910
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Twenty -Four Lose
Lives at Chicago.
SCORES ARE INJURED
Morris Packing Company's Bee!
Plant In Ruins.
FIRE MARSHAL HORAN KILLED
Scores of Firofighters and Stock
yard Employes Injured In Blaze
That Caused Financial Loss of
Chicago, Doe. 23. In a fire which
destroyed the main bcof house of tho
Sfolson Morris Tacking company's
fclant 0 tho ctock yards, 24 men lost
Iholr lives, Tho dead Include Piro
Marshal Horan, Socond Assistant
Marshal William J. Burroughs, Cap
tain Dennis Boylo, Captain P. E. Col
Slno, Lieutenant James D. Fitzgerald,
24 other city firemen and live em
ployes of tho stock yards. Scores of
others were mora or less seriously
Terrlflo explosions of ammonia In
tho bcof cold storago section of tho
Imlldlng sont a heavy canopy crash
ing down on a squad of flromon wno
wcro working on a loading platform.
Tho fatalities nil occurred in ono
placo on tho loading platform. Fol
lowing this mora alarms wcro sent
In until GO stroams of water wcro
turned on tho hlazo.
Away up in tho roof of tho building,
Bear a point directly over tho load
ing platform on which stood Flro
Chief Ho run, Uurroughs, his assist
ant, L'.cutonunt Fitzgerald and a
.score of others, thera was n sudden
sharp, loud report. Portions of tho
Enaiioury of tho building fell away
and a large part of this fell on tho
canopy, tearing It away and hearing
It to tho platform, which was crush
d llko au oggshcll, with Its human
Seventeen bodies have boon recov
ered, hut the remains of Marshal Ho
ran nro Htlll burled uudor tho mass
cC ruins. Hundreds of dromon fought
desperately In tho smoMng ruins to
find tho body of Ilonm. Whon dark
ness carao ou tho flromon worked by
loctrlc light, fighting tho blazo,
which had broken out anew, and
searching tho wreokago for tho body
of tho chlof. The last corner of thai
immanso building, which covorcd un
antlro block, took Ere shortly niter
flarluioss, and llumcs swept up 150
feet in the air.
Mayor Takes Charon,
Mayor Uusso took personal chargo
cf the search for Chlof Koran's body
and of an Investigation Into tho
causo of tho failure of tho wator
In fear that tho remaining wnlls
would fall, Acting Chief Beyferllcli
removed his Dromon from tho more
unstablo portions of tho structure,
while a large force of pallco kept tho
Extreme efforts were made by tho
Bremen to provent tho blazo from
spreading, and Acting Chief Soyfor
11 ch hopod to be ablo to confine It to
'tho Morris plant and save the valu
able buildings adjacent.
Tho city council hold a special
meeting to plan rellof for tho fami
lies of tho victims and to aid lu tho
Investigation domnudod, Estimates
f tho financial loss amount to ?1,
600,000 and oven higher.
Tho 24 men killed In the 11 ro were
cniBbod to doath when tho cast wall
fell, carrying down upon them tons
of bricks, timbors and Ironwork and
n heavy woodon canopy undor which
they had bion standing.
There woro many ammonia oxplo
clonB. Tho tiro wob tho grentost dls
HBlor In tho history of tho Chicago
fire department, and tho worst hor
ror In Chicago slnco tho Iroquois tiro
coven joars ago.
Tho building that was destroyed
was tho principal bcof liouao of tho
Morris plant. It adjoined on tho
eouth tho building In which aro tho
main olllces of tho company, and waa
tho largcBt of tho Morris group of
structures. It was six stories high.
DEAD NUMBER FOURTEEN
8evoraJ Injured In Philadelphia Fire
May Bwell Total List.
Philadelphia, .Doc. 23. Thirteen
firemen and ono rollcoman wero kill
ed when the walls of tho Frlodlandor
leather factory, In North Ilodlno
street, collapsed nftcr tho place had
teen destroyed by lire. According to
msx oUlctal statement given out by
he department of public safety, In
on to those killed, 31 firemen
Head of Packing Company
Since Death of Father.
Photo by American I're AiaocUtlon.
TWO DAYS' FIRES.
Chicago, 24 killed, many In-
Jured, loss Jl.500,000.
Philadelphia, 14 killed, 31 In-
Jurcd, 1083 ?500,000.
Cincinnati, thrco killed, 10 in-
Jured. property loss $2,000 000.
Bdllcfontnlno, O., big basoball
bat factory burns.
Wnlters, Okla., 2 Btorcs burn,
'Washington, Ind., canning fac-
lory destroyed, 150 out of cm-
Jacksnburg. W. Va., 15 build-
Ings burn, loss $100,000.
Hagerstown, Md., hotel and
dwellings destroyed, loss $200,-
Doston, Hotel Epicure burns,
and seven policemen and ono civilian
woro Injured, some of them danger
ously. Most of llicso wcro sent to
hospitals, hut physicians wcro un
ablo to say whether any of thorn
Ono firoraan, William Glazlor of
engine company No. G, was taken
alive from tho ruins after ho had
been Imprisoned for 14 hours. Thoro
Is hopo that ho may llvo.
EYE TREATMENT AT BIRTH
Tho fact that soma states, In recent
years, huvo enacted laws to provont
tho unnecessary blindness of Infants
born with good oyos, has attracted
tho attention of medical men and phil
anthropists In Massachusetts. From
all ncounts t scorns that conditions
In that sluto nro worso than In others
and nearly nil tho blind children nro
nuedlossly ho, because at tho tlmo of
hlrthuthelivpyoH woro not cloanod, of
t)VupBtanca"'that destroyed tho oyo
In MossncliuBotts, howovor, a now
Inw luis Just i;ono Into effoct provid
ing for tho freo distribution of a vial
of silver nltrnto to every doctor In
the statu, and with tho prophylactic n
circular desuilhlng Its uso and tho nb
sluto necessity for precautionary
measures. Before tho passngo of this
law It wiib found that 42 por eont of
tho doctors never used such measures,
ami 41 por cent did or did not tnko
precaution, na thoy saw fit, mid that
tho graduate of nil alleged medical
schools used lemon Julco.
In 1001) thlrty-threo eases of unnee
ossary blindness were roportod and
108 rnaos wcro dlscovored by Inves
tigators, hoiico tho conclusion wns
roaehod that botweon rocklesB practi
tioners mid Ignorant parents a far too
largo a proportion of the children of
Massachusetts nro hnpolossly blind,
but ns many of tho llttlo ones dlo
tho iiggrogato Is thtiB reduced. There
fore, Massachusetts Is waking up to
theso facts mid is fallowing thu ox
mnplo of 'other status In protecting
hor children from needless blindness.
Now OrlouiiH Stntoa.
Mr. Waldo Jnckson, residing near
Lock, Is critically 111 nt his homo. IIo
Is In n suml-conscloUH condition mid
hopos for his rccovory are slight.
Mr. Clmiles M. Welch of tho Mt.
Vornon hospital wont to Columbus
Thursdny to rouinln over ClirlBtnius
Miss Holon Ayres, who is teaching
school at Athens, Ohio, Is spending
tho hollduyn at hor homo in Cnmblor,
Prof, and Mrs. It. S. Dovol nnd
dnughtor of anmblor loft Friday for
Athens, Ohio, to spend Chrlstmatt
Mr, and Mrs. F. J. Deto and daugh
ter of Perrysvlllo, Ohio, aro spend
ing tho holidays at tho homo of Mr.
and Mrs. J. J. Stnrnor on North Wost
Mr. Chnrloa LowIb, a student at
Ohio Wesloyan University, is spend
ing tho holidays at his homo in Sparta.
By Train At Sf. Louisville
Was lliica Ulan
And Star Witness In The
Reuben Derijer Struck By
B. & 0. train No. 8 '
And His Life Was Crushed
State Of Ohio Loses By The
Oeath Of Berycr
Nowark, O., Dec. 24 Itouben Berg
or, aged CO, whllo returning from Uti
ca, where ho had driven with a cus
tomer of his employer, Liveryman,
Charles D. Lako, was struck nnd In
stantly killed by tho fast Chicago fly
er, D.. & O. train No. 8, duo hero at
7 .20 last night.
Tho accident occurred at tho cross
ing at tho south ond of St. Louis
ville, four miles abovo this city. Tho
bones in his body wcro broken, tho
buggy reduced to splinters, and car
ried the dead man 1C0 feet south of
tho crossing, whero both wero
Tho Impact of tho train was so
great that is stripped tho horso of
tho harness. Tho h'orso disappeared,
but was found two hours later a milo
down tho road uninjured.
Reuben Borgor was tho man who
was so brutally beaton laBt July by
tho mob nt tho Jail, whon ho attempt
ed to opposo them and provont the
lynching of Carl Etbcrlngton.
According to tho statement ho
mado after he freed himself from the
mob was that ho thought his time
had como and that thoy really meant
to murder him.
IIo was held In Jail for sovcral dayB
hut was finally released and was bo-'
lug counted upon as a star witness
In tho prosecution of tho cases yot
to bo heard In tho lynching inattor.
Eighteen years ago Mr. and 'Mrs.
Stream, aged people, woro killed at
the same crossing, and a big lawsuit
Borgor leaves two sisters and ono
brother, besides a daughter, who is
In tho school at Dolawaro.
Mr. and Mrs. Qeorgo Noal of Bast
Vino street left Thursday for Cham
palgn, 111., where thoy will spend the
holidays with their daughter
iwtijrn nun iiiuu uuublliui.
horo by tho death of tho lato Qeorgo
Mr. Carrol Connrd. who Is attending
tho Clovnlnnd Homeopathic college at
Cluvoland, Is making a several days'
visit at his homo on Kast Vino street.
Mr. Fletcher nialr nnd grandson,
Stmiloy Moore, both of this city, went
to Klyilu, Ohio, Friday morning to
spend Christmas with relatives.
Mr. John Stnrnor, who Is attending
Ohio Northwostorn University nt Adn,
Ohio, is spending tho holidays at his
homo on North West street.
Mr. Chester Lowls of Taylor Uni
versity In Indiana, arrived at his homo
in Sparta Thursday evening to remain
until nftor Now Years.
In disorders and dis
eases of children drugs
seldom do good and
often do harm.
Careful feeding and
bathing are the babies'
is the food-medicine that
not only nourishes them
most, but also regulates
their digestion. It is a
wonderful tonic for chil
dren of all ages. They
rapidly gain weight and
health on small doses.
l'OU 8AI.lt I1Y AU, DKUGCISTS
Send 10c., name of paper and (his ad. for
our beautiful Saving Dank nuil Child's
8kctch-Uoolc Itactt bank contains a
Good I,uck t'euny.
SCOTT & 1SOWNE, 409 Petri St, K. V.
Some Idea of the Height of Panama
Culverts Shown by Photograph
Copyright by American Press Association,
To tho nvcrugo man who Inspects the building of n sewer or canal In this
country a surprise would be in sto.-o if he could but sco tho giant culverts
being erected along the Panama canal. Colonel Goetlmls was told he was
wasting tlmo and money when ho built culverts nearly thirty feet high. Now
Colonel Goethuls only fear is that perhaps tho drains will not bo Inrgo enough.
Bomo Idea of tho size of theso culverts can bo seen bj Inspecting tho picture of
n man standing within the great aolcs. Tho man is standing on a raised
platform somp llvo feet from the bottom, nnd still the top towers nwny noove
his bend. The Chngrcj river, at best nn unknown quantity when It suddenly
rises in the twinkling of an eye, Is supposed to be controlled by tho series of
HAD HIS PRIDE
Southern Ohio Election Scandal
Hits Alt Glasses,
VOTERS PUT UP AT AUGTIO!!
Men In Adams County Stood on
Boxes and Political Workers Bid
For Votes, Which Were Delivered
to Judges at Election Booths.
Wealthy Citizen Accused of Selling
Own Vote, and That of Son and
Son-ln-Law Below Scale.
Manchestor, O., Dec. 24. Tho spe
cial grand Jury 'nvestlgatlng tho
traffic In votes at tho recent election
returned 272 additional Indictments,
bringing tho total up to G31. Accord
lng to Formor Congressman L. J
Konton, who Is foreman of tho grand
Jury, to Judgo A. 55. Iilalr, tho ond Is
not oven near. It bolnc oxnectod that
at least l.r.00 voters wlU.b'ojjSj
inu investigation lias oven invaaca
tho school? and churches, ovldcnco
having boon dlscovored showing that
n prcachor had sold his voto for ?10,
Ono man owning property worth
fCO.OOO sold his voto and tho votos
of his son and son-in-law for $7.G0,
which Is below the nvorago prlco.
Tho average prlco for votos has
been ?10. Ono year, when both Ito
publican and Democratic commltteos
woro well supplied with funds, $25
oach was paid. That year mon woro
placed In boxes onpqalto tho court
house and knocked off to tho highest
bidder. When tho Democrats bid
highest their followers would cheor
,and the workers would walk to the
booth with tholr purchase. If tho
Itopu,bllcans got tho men, thoy
There was no secret ballot. A
iioodlor was taken to tho booth by
tho workor, who winked at tho Judgo
for his party. Tho boodlor got his
ballot, marked It and handed it to tho
Judgo, who would open It to see how
ho voted. If ho did as promised, tho
Judgo nodded to tho worker and tho
voter was paid.
Sovonty-flvo more of tho indicted
voters cntorod pleas of guilty and
drew tho regulation flno, imprison
ment mid ?lstrauchlsomcnt sentoucc.
Lunatic Stabs Four.
Cincinnati, O., Doc. 21. Pour per
sona may dlo as tho result of llfo
and death struggle between an In
furlatod mad man and nurses and
patients in tho City hospital. Ferdi
nand Hoffman, nn Insano patient rou
tined lr tho strong ward, broke from
his kcopors and created a rclgp of
terror In which he wielded a long
knlfo with bloody results.
Found Dead In Bed.
Columbus, 0 Dec. 21. Curtis
Main, ono of tho best-known young
business mon in Columbus, was
found dead in bed at IiIb homo.
Heart disease, with which ho had for
somo tlmo suspected that ho was af
fected, was undoubtedly tuo causo.
Breaks Mall Record.
Now York, Dec. 24. Tho largest
consignment of Christmas mull over
brought into this rort upon a single
steamship arrived uron tho llnor St.
Louis. There woro 5.C32 sacks on
NAME CAUCUS DATE
Will Select Floor Leader Nexl
Columbus, O., Doc. 24. It has been
docldcd by tho Itepublican members
of the house to hold their caucus In
this city next Saturday afternoon. A
call for thu meeting was sent out by
Representative Itlchard Reynolds of
Franklin county, tho oldest member
In seniority or servlco In that body.
At this mooting the Republican
floor loader will bo selected, nnd it
Is probable somo action will bo taken
with regard to the endorsement of a
candidate for United States senator.
Tho senato committee on commit
tees, which mot In Columbus, tenta
tively agreed upon sovoral Important
chairmanships. It Is understood that
Senator Thomas A. Dean of Fremont
Is slated for tho chairmanships of tho
commltteo on railroads and tele
graphs mid tho committee on federal
relations. The last named commltteo
will have chargo of tho redisricting
of tho congressional districts.
Bonntor Jamos A. Reynolds ,of Cuy
aloVaj,wJll bocbnirroBn,rQf,Htuo' com
'mitteo on labor, and Senator "w. B.
Hass will bo chairman of the com
mltteo on tho Girls' Industrial homo.
Senator W. D. Cray of Holmes will
head tho agricultural committee. Tho
committee will meet tho latter part
of next week and complete its work.
Alt tho chairmanships go to tho
MAYOR REFUSES REQUEST
8an Francisco Women Fear Fatal
Crush at Tetrazzlnl Concert.
San Francisco, Dec. 24. A delega
tion of clubwomen havo appealed to
Mayor McCarthy to provent Totraz
zlnl from, singing at Lottas fountain,
in front, of tho Chronicle building, to
night, becnusQ of tho danger to llfo
from tho Immonso crowd, nnd thoy
cited a disaster In Stockholm 20
years ago, whon Christine Nlelson
sang in thu street? of that city.
Tho mayor decided tho pollco
tould control any crowd that might
gathor, nnd ho refused to order the
unlquo opon-nlr concert transferred
to Goldon Onto park, as tho club
womon dt-Blred. It Is ostlmated inony
thousands of people will como in
from neighboring cities, ns old-tlmo
Christmas carols are to ho sung In
tho open air before tho opora singer
appears. Chief of Police Seymour
thinks 20,000 people will bo massod
within sound of tho diva's voice and
that 100,000 will crowd Market and
POLICE DOUBT STORY
Philadelphia Polo Says He Fired
Leather Factory For Revenge,
Philadelphia, Doe. 24. John Kor
ncga, a Polo, surrendered himself to
tho pollco, saying ho had sot flro to
tho loithor factory whoro tho deaths
of 14 firemen occurred on Wednes
day night. Ho gavo as his reason
for tho act that tho firm had refused
him employment. Tho pollco boliavo
him to bo unbalanced mentally.
Stoamer Given Up For Lost.
Mexico City, Dee. 24. Tho St.
Louis of tho Salvadoro stoamshlp
lino Is glvon up as lost.: Tho St.
LouIb left Vnncouvor, D. C, Nov. 19,
bound for Sallna Cruz, laden with
coal, ond should have mado port
within 10 days at tho latest.
Looks Out For Rainy Day
Copenhagen, Doc. 24 King George
I., tho former Danish prince, who has
surprised eveiyouo by sitting fnst on
tho wobbly throno of Greece these
forty-seven years past, enmo nearer
to being born In Christmas day than
any other of tho sqverelgns of Eu
rope. December 21, 1845. Is generally
accepted ns tho date of his birth, but
tho records of tho royal family of Den
mark show thnt tho hour of his nd
vent into this mundauo sphere was
almost sdnultanouos with tho birth
of Christmas Day In 1815 nnd the late
King Christian and Queen Louise
wore often heard to refer to him ns
their Christmas present.
King Georgo apparently has nev
er forgotten tho days of his youth,
when his parents, who had not yet
been called to tho DanlBh throne,
were notoriously poor. At sixty-five
years of ago tho King of Grceco finds
himself among tho very wealthiest
members of European royalty. Ills
reputation for thrift Is such, In fact,
that It has been said ho still has the
first money which camo to him after
his accession to tho throno of Greece
In 1863. However this may bo, it Is
certain that he has managed to save
a tidy sum each year out of his civil
list. Much nt his savings has been
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Every day without a Bliss Business Education is so much of a loss to you.
It's tho education you will soon demand. You may got other education and do
well, but you can get a Bliss Business Education and do better. When, In
loss than six months, wo can qualify a young man under twenty, and earning
no salary, to fill a ?76.00 por month position; a girl of nineteen with us but
eight months, now drawing ?1200 por year; a school teacher, who took tho
combined course, for a secretaryship now paying him $5200 a year, don't you
think It is tlmo that you were lotting us fit you for a good position ALL
DLISS GRADUATES ARE HOLDING GOOD POSITIONS.
Wo will teach you to ovorcomo your Inferiors, rlso abovo your equals
and compoto with your superiors. Wo will make you ten times moro valu
able to yourself and assist you to a position that will pay you 50, 100, 200 and
porlmps ovon 30Q por cent moro than you can earn now. '
Places obtained for students to earn board whllo In attendance; railroad
faro to tho city allowed; and to tho first representative of any town a discount
of five por cent deducted from regular rates.
Now classos formed each Monday. Wrlto for tho "Seal of Fortune." You
will mnrvol at tho records of success our students nro making, aud will bo hot
tor ablo to Judgo what wo can do for you. Address, Dopt. C.
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Money is always ready to earn you more
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vv e rurnisn rue opportunity
NEW QUARTER COMMENCES JAN. I,
Come in and talk it over
Guaranty Savings Bank & Trust Co.
Mt. Vernon Ohio.
Saturday evenings from 7 to 8 o'clock.
safely Invested in reality, whllo tho
remainder lias been used by tho mon
arch in speculating on tho Paris
Uourso, In which ho has boon emi
nently successful. In recent yoars ho
has Inestcd largo sums In American
It Is an opon secret thnt King
Georgo, wore It not for consideration
of tho members of his family, would
wolcomo a political upheaval In
Greece such ns recently deprived tho
young king of Portugal of his throno.
Many times during tho last quarter
of a century tho king of tho Hellenes
has been reported on tho po'nt of
nbdlcting. That ho Undoubtedly ex
pects such nn ovent to occur sooner
or later Is evidenced by tho careful
preparations ho has mado for tho fu
ture. Practically his entire fortuno
has been Invested outside of Greece,
nnd only within the past month or so
ho has concluded the purchase of two
magnificent estates In Denmark, ev
idently to bo used for his own rosl
denco when I ho tlmo comes for him
to finally quit Athens.
KING GEORGE AIDS
London, Dec. 24 King Georgo has
given a subscription of $50 to tho fund
promoted by Reynolds' Nowspapor for
providing London sandwlchmen with
their annual Christmas dinner. Among
tho other liberal subscribers to tho
fund this year wero tho Earl of Roso
berry and Mr. Balfour.
Mrs. Amy Coutre left today for a
visit with friends at Toledo, Cleveland
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