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Early Reports of the Awful Mine
Horror in Wyoming Fully
PITIFUL SCENES FOLLOW EXPLOSION.
iSorvivorj^ Driven Insan e, Flgrbt Be
cners Lilte FiendsFew Bodies of
Victims Thus Fa* Recovered Ut
ile Chan ce of Rescuing: Any of En
tombed MenMany Coffins Ordered.
Hanna, Wyo., July 2.Of 262 men
mho went toto the Union Pacific Coal
.company's No. 1 mine Tuesday 235 were
killed by the explosion of black damp
that occurred at 10:30 a. m. Most of
the dead are Finlanders and negroes.
Members of the rescuing parties tell
of pitiful scenes about the seventeenth
level, as deep as it has been possible to
penetrate. Some of the survivors were
driven insane and fought like fiends
the rescuers. Dazed, listless
survivors were found sitting on cars or
lying on the floor, careless of whether
they lived or died. Near the seven
teenth level 20 bodies were found strewn
over a pile of debris which the men had
striven to surmount before overcome
by the deadly fumes. t$ Same were
seared and blackened by flames, but all
had died crawling toward fresh air. The
11 rescuers, who penetrated this far,
were too weak to bring out a body.
For hours the scene at the mouth of
-the level was heart-moving. With
-clothes and hair awry, mothers, wives,
Brussels, July 2.A serious collision
occurred Wednesday at the railroad sta
tion at Schaerbeck, a suburb of this city.
A train from Antwerp, filled with lead
ing grain merchants who were on their
way to attend the weekly grain market,
collided with a train which was leaving
Schaerbeck. About 20 persons were
Tladly injured, but there was no loss of
THROWING BOUQUETS AT U. S.
Uncle SamHe Seems~ to Think I'm an Easy Mark.
sweethearts and children huddled to
gether, weeping and wringing their
hands. Many sat on shattered timbers
blown from the mine's mouth, insensi
ble to their surroundings. The most
frantic pushed to the edge of the gap
and tried to force a way into the slope.
An expert who went almost to the
seventeenth level says the mine cannot
possibly be cleared for a month. It is
feared that men in the lower levels
were torn to pieces by the explosion,
which hurled great timbers high over
the town and 1,700 feet beyond the
mouth of the slope. Among the dead is
Alfred Happgood, wha turned the first
shovel of dirt in starting the slope. The
fire bosses, who had reported all safe be
fore working time Tuesday, met death
whilem aking a second Inspection..
No More Bodies Recovered.
Omaha, Neb., July 2.Reports were
received at Union Pacific headquarters
Wednesday morning from Hanna, Wyo.,
of the progress of the rescue party in the
Hanna mines up to four a. m. They
state that the rescuers had penetrated
quite a distance into the mine, but had
recovered no more bodies. Thedifficulcy
of securing an entrance to the mine was
increased by smoke and gas, and it is
now thought that the matter of getting
air into the mine is the only hope of res
cuing any- of the entombed men alive.
An order was received In Omaha for 150
coffins which are being shipped to Han
na. It was stated, however, that this
large number of caskets were being
shipped to be used in case of necessity
and that no demand has yet arisen for
so large an order.
"Score Badly Injured.
Says Is Constitutiona l.
Salt Lake City, Utah, July 2.The
state supreme court, in an opinion writ
ten by Chief Justice Baskin, holds the
inheritance tax law passed by the legis
lature of 1902 to be constitutional.
Transferred to London.
St. Petersburg, July 2.The agent of
the Russian ministry of fianfince at
Washington. M. Routkoswski, has been
transferred to London.
A REVOLTING CRIME.
Brute Murders Agred Widow and
Leaves Body to Be Devoured
Dallas, Tex., July 2.A dispatch to
the News from Venita, I. T says: Full
details of a revolting crime were related
in Commissioner Field's court at this
place Tuesday evening.
The story as related shows that Cyn
thia Johnson, an aged widow who lived
near Kinnison, had been found alone by
her slayer who attacked her with a club
and beat her almost to death. He then
shot her twice and she fell dead. He
then left the house and hid in the brush
and is still at large. Mrs. Johnson is a
widow of some means and her daughter
was found in her home unmolested.
She had a son and daughter who resided
with her, but they were away at the
time of the killing and when the daugh
ter, who came home first, arrived at the
gate she found their mother dead in the
yard and the hogs had attacked her and
eaten the corpse until it was beyond rec
ognition. The remains are being
shipped to north Missouri for burial.
Excitement runs high at Kinnison and if
her slayer is arrested it would be diffi
cult for the officers to prevent mob vio
PRESIDENT TAKES OUTING.
Roosevelt Takes Advantage of Fine
WeatherFourtn to Cele
brated at Home.
Oyster Bay, L. I., July 2.No visitors
were expeeted at Sagamore Hill
Wednesday. President Roosevelt em
braced the dpporjunity afforded by the
fine weather to "take a brief outing in
the morning with his children. He re
turned to the house about noon. There
he was joined by Secretary Loeb. They
disposed of an accumulation of execu
tive business before luncheon.
A fireworks party will be the feature
of the Fourth of July at Sagamore Hill.
It will be held in the afternoon after the
president's return from Huntington,
where he will go to deliver an address
at the celebration -of the two hundred
and fiftieth anniversary of the town.
Many neighbors and friends of the
president and his family have been in
vited to witness the exhibition.
Mangled Body of a Seven-Year-O ld
Lrftd Is Found Near Rock-
Rockford, 111., July 2.The dead body
of Richard Tibblts, a seven-year-old
newsboy, was found in a deserted space
near the Driving park, a mile and a half
from the city limits, Tuesday afternoon.
The child had been practically disem
boweled, the chest being split open as
though with a sharp knife. In his throat
was stuffed an old handkerchief. His
hands were bound by his suspenders,
which were tied in a hard knot. Beside
him lay his unsold papers, a bag of candy
and some pennies. The lad disappeared
from his home eight days' ago. A com
panion of his own age declared he had
been drowned in the river, three miles
from %here the body was found, and a
fruitless search had been made in this
direction. Public feeling Is Intense.
Murder In Kentucky.
Hopkinsville, Ky., July 2.Bug Garth,
member of a prominent Todd county
family, shot and killed Younger Wat
kins, aged 20, at the latter's home near
Trenton Tuesday night. They fought
several days ago about a woman and
Watkins swore out a warrant for Garth's
arrest. Garth went to Watkins* farm
and was met by Younger and Henry
Watkins, armed with shotguns. Shots
were exchanged and Younger was killed.
A posse is searching for Garth. The
slayer has been twice In the peni
To Augment Transport Fleet.
Kallundborg, July 2.The United
States government has decided to aug
ment rather than decrease its Pacific
fleet of transports. Rush orders have
been received by Maj. Duval to have
the transport Buford put in repair and
ready for sea within two weeks. The
transports in the future will likely have
to handle all the freight shipped to th*
Various Bureaus Are Transferred to
Jurisdiction of Secretary of
Commerce and Labor.
PLEASANT CEREMONY ATTENDS CHAN6E
Secretary Cortelyou Makes Bri ef Ad
dress Concerning: Objects and Aims
of New Department List of Bu
reaus Embraced Jnrisdiction-of
Bills Island Passes to Department.
Washington, July 2.The transfer of
the various bureaus which are to be as
sembled under the act creating the de
partment of commerce and labor to the
new department took place Wednesday.
The transfer was attended by a pleas
ant ceremony in the office of Secretary
Cortelyou. The chiefs of all bureaus,
the control of which passed to the new
department, gathered in the secretary's
office, and in addition there were a num
ber of distinguished people present, in
cluding Secretary Moody, of the navy
department. Secretary Cortelyou made
a brief address concerning the objects
and aims of the department and there
were several responses. In addition to
the bureaus of corporations and manu
factures created by the new law the
department of commerce embraces con
trol of the following:
The census bureau, formerly under
control of the interior department the
lighthouse establishment, steamboat
inspection service, bureau of naviga
tion, United States shipping commis
sioners, national bureau of standards,
coast and geodetic survey, bureau of im
migration and bureau of statistics from
the treasury department the bureau of
labor, fish commission and the bureau
of foreign commerce, the latter being
transferred from the state department.
New Department Takes Charge.
New York, July 2.When the flag
was raised at sunrise Wednesday on
Ellis Island the federal jurisdiction over
the island passed from the treasury de
partment to that of the new department
of commerce and labor, with Secretary
Cortelyou at its head.
Cases now pending will in all proba
bility be reported to the treasury de
partment as part of the business of the
fiscal year just ended, but all cases
coming before the special inquiry board
Wednesday, no matter how long the
immigrant has been on the island, will
come under the new department.
During the fiscal year 604,924 aliens
arrived, against 479,791 for the preced
ing twelvemonth. Treasurer Lee offi
ciated at 342 marriages of immigrant
couples during the year.
INDICTED MEN ARRAIGNED.
llnchen Pleads Hot Guilty to Charge
of Accepting BribesGrott Broth
ers Also Declare Innocence.
Washington, July 2.August W.
Machen, against whom three indict
ments have been found for accepting a
a bribe in connection with government
contracts for letter box fasteners, was
arraigned on Wednesday before Jus
tice Pritchard in criminal court No.
1. He waived the formal reading of the
Indictment, pleaded not guilty and was
given until July 20 to file a demurrer
should he wish to do so.
Later in the day the Groff brothers,
who were indicted with Machen, ap
aeared in court and pleaded not guilty,
[t was announced that Machen and the
Sroffs would be tried at the fall term of
the court, their cases being taken up in
the regular order. The fall term begins
in October and continues several
Says No Explanation Has Been Made.
Washington, July 2.A news bureau
here is authorized to state .that the
Russian government most positively
and absolutely denies the report that
it has offered any official explanation
to the American government, either
through the Russian embassy at Wash
ington or the American embassy at St.
Petersburg, regarding the Kishineff in
cident, and declares that it has never
been addressed by *he American govern
ment upon the subject. The Russian
government must categorically refuse to
receive from any power any petitions,
representations or communications rel
ative to its internal affairs.
Honorary Degrees Conferred.
Middletown, Conn., July 2.Wesleyan
university Wednesday conferred the
honorary degree of doctor of laws upon
Leslie M. Shaw, secretary of the treas
ury Abram Chamberlain, governor of
Connecticut John L. Bates, governor of
Massachusetts James W. Bashford,
president of Wesleyan (Ohio) universi
ty Richard W. Gilder, editor of the Cen
tury magazine, Brooklyn Rev. William
J. Tucker, president of Dartmouth col
lege, and Prof. Henry Van Eyke, ol
Princeton university. Bishop E. R.
Hendrix, Methodist church, south, re
ceived the degree of doctor of divinity.
Victi ms of a Cyclone.
Wilder, Minn July 2.A cyclone
passed over this place at 7:80 Tuesday
night, demolishing magnificent farm
buildings and taking everything in Its
path, 40 rods wide, and about eight
miles long. At the farm of Dan Galla
gher all buildings were demolished, and
Dan Gallagher and his two daughters,
Ella and Nettie, were killed.
Is Appointed Minister.
'Washington, July 2.John Barrett,
commissioner general of the St Louis
exposition to Asia and Australasia, has
been appointed United States minister
to Argentina, vice W. P. Lord.
Squadron at Denmark.
San Francisco, July 2.The United
States European squadron arrived here
Wednesday from Kiel and anchored lu
If Chance for Them.
A number of capitalists sent a man down
to a little town to report on the advisa
bility of introducing gas there.
"Well, queried one of them, "what do
you think of it?"
"No use," responded the agent. "Wouldn't
pay the salary of the superintendent, let
alone the expense of putting in the plant."
"Why? What's the matter?" Citizens
"No they're rich enough."
"Old-fashioned? Prefer kerosene or can-
"No that's not it."
"Well, what is the matter, then?"
"To many engaged couples. Wouldn't
burn gas at all."Brooklyn Eagle.
Its Status.Tourist"What is the size
of this place, uncle'" Colored Citizen
"Dis town hab got about 2,000 popularity,
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