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RAIL STRIKE AWAITS ON
FRIDAY, MAKCII 20, 1007. TWKXT V JVAGKS.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Trainmen and Western
Managers Halt Proceedings.
MAY MEET ONCE MORE
Chairman Knapp of Commerce
Commission and C. P.
Neill On Way.
I hMoii!ihly ropiosouled of labor inter-
sis. Tilt' president, was said to have
expressed his gr at d( sire lo avert a
tit'iip uf western lines, iia; r"cMi!:ii ly at a
time of unusual contres! ion. anil -..
have int imated his readiness to lali'
any step to prevent a strii.c.
TIii.'m' facts ate m itl o have lie: a
conveyed to Grand Master Morris--'.'
ami Grand Chief Cat retsoii, the lute, r
being held of tlic conductors' order,
w it li ;i ;; eiable effect.
Srlh Low I ri;r A rliilratl
Iii addition to governmental influen
ces (ante a telegram ii'oin et!i i.ow n
New York, in behalf of t!ie Nation. ti
Civic federal ;o!t, who strongly urged
;n Lit sut i m. The fac t that Mr. Monis
sey is a member of the concilia! ion
beard of the fed. iati"ti. of which Mr.
RICH MAN SUICIDE
William A. Procter, Cincinnati
HAD LONG BEEN AN INVALID
Brooded Over Death of
Leaves Estate Worth
Harry Thaw Satisfied He
Will Pass the
Chicago. Mai cli 20. Tae
nn-nibi :s of t ae Pa dread
and Kroi'ae! huod of Kaihva
was today more favorable
,ov is chairman, had mil
with tiie union leaders. Mr.
i '.so is- connected with the
in an executive capacity.
TO STOP SC
l hail y.ster-
sible arbit rat ion of diffet
iheiu and the railroads
Il was reported today Chairman
Knapp "f the interstate commerce com
mi: -ion. and Charier? IV N. ill. I'nited
States laiior eommis.-ioner, would proh
ab'.y leave Washington for Chicago
some lime dining the day, mil labor
leaders declared they were willing to
awaii their a: rival before taking any
llnlil li Hniiriiitl.
At the same lime Grand Master Mor
r't y of the t rainmen, and President
;.!! lei t -.in tf the con i net : u declnnd
the atli'U'ie of tile men in regard to
tiie demands made upon the railtond
h.nl 11 1 il changed, lor is it likely to
change. The men ale slid i!i posed 1,1
iusNt upon their demands, and 1 wa-s
declared they would not abate ilnm.
tl:iv Mret u:iin.
It is possible another i:i ii.ir lv
tween the ri pt cson! ,-i ( , vs ot the men
anil the ta tieial luuiiage-i s will In- held
Knapp and Neill hav
ci!,. Moi rissey said ;
I be li.dd piovided tllel'.
la w to discuss, ba; tin
ail Ii a.' lleil tlii; nnai stare ;i
as the hist j.r:;. ;isal-:. of the railroad
were cenci nied. These nad boon fiua';
K rob end bv the men. l.e :-aid. and
tiiey will not u'-rain be con - idi -re ,1 tin
less. n-w proposals go with them.
Do "Sol Ii i 11 in l!:e.li-.
-We Will do
M. il ! is ey, ai
critic the lig.ii.
attilllde of the
factory, ami v.
tin it in as it is
gani.ai ion havt
Ga n et son
Bill Prohibitng Sale of Theater
Tickets for More l han Face
GOVERNOR WILL SIGN IT
Illinois Legislsture Adjourns by Agree
meat Till Wednesday of Next
I telle, u
held. 111.. March
the aati theater i;
tal.eii v c.-tenia;.'
:in asu n m ov gi -
f. .r his s i:n.i i lire
I'.t. Final tie
iy the s uati
i to Cow : nor
Cincinnati. Ohio. March 20. Wil
liatn A. Procter, churchman, philan
thiopisr, ::ml president of the Procter
& Gamble Soap Manufacturing oom-
nany. committed suicide ycsieruay uy
Mr. Proowr was 7:1 years old and an
lvalid. Tiie death of his wife four
ears auo was :l blow from which it
never t ccovercil. in mo iiiicrvoiiing
time he has been subject to fits of de
pression and melancholia. Without
lis wife, for whose sake a few months
before her death, lie had retired liom
'live pari icipat ion in business, h
grew to tool nimsell as ne oiten l
d it. "worthless ami of no
nr.-, wlucit was eri:,iaan
E. .1. Glaokin of fiiiea'
. s.de of ! ;.';; . . r t iekel s
or s of i hat prim .
e pasteboards. This
o i . ii l- !. vviil put tin
l of bii.-iuer-s.
The bib do.';, not any an cim
in: i i i.i if ed
for a price
1 on t ao face of
t ipiiiat in-!, it is
the const il ui ion it
raiixe uni il July 1.
I e! nut' v. ill p! iiaip!
ntm: rme; en iu.'jli in t be
pass i lie Zlner hill jiivinj;
.! In eon.e op1
pel I ed t ile :.i
the mi allre
I.ifiiN tits T
fi it mi:; of tin
nothing hasiily." said
we are fully con. h
of the public, but tl
lai'toads is tun sali
cannot neet pt t he : :t
Members of our or
voted for a st l ike utt-
their ib mands are satislied, and
the thia'.; r. Ms a; t resent."
Itlilll !l'-sHi.il'l I.i li:(.
P.otli tiainmeti and conductors, as
well its mineral rmuiai rs he a u'eet
i:m todav. but no: him; tanuible came
ml of cither t-'atiu rir.'.v. On both sides
there was a di-'t'tisition to await the
a nival of Kr.app and Neill.
Chicago. March Aui ncies of t V
federal tin; erntri nt se- in tuition by
I'tesideiit Roosevelt as a result of an
apnea! from the railroads for arhiita
tiiai were sticeesMu! yesterday in halt
in tempiirariiy. at least, a '-treat stri! e
of au.iiun nun on -10 wesurn rail sys
tems. Martin A. Knapp. chairman of the in
tetstato commeice cfiniinission, said, in
Washington T liar he and I'nited S;;i!es
lailior Coinmissioner Chitrles P. Neil!
will immediately upon their arrival hi
Chicago today seek a conference witii
each side in the c atirovetsv.
"Our visit." he said, "will be simply
in the direction of mediation and con
ciliation. The request for these efforts
to brills about peace cam:' front the
i aihoads. It therefore becomes o.-r
duty under tho law to put ourselves 'a
communication with tiie t wo sides and
endeavor to tiling about a settlement.
If we fail in that effort it is our du y
to induce ihim to enter into arbitra
I iiioiiK fit t''i'it I'Iiiii.
The strike board of the trainmen
and conductors met at the Slierma i
house in the afternoon .and consider ' 1
the arbitration proposal favorably.
Members of the board, while not ar;re
ins definitely to enter into this pla l
of settling their diffeieiices with the
roads, dt cided to accept the "o;d
offices" of the Cnited Siat"S repre
fentativos. Preiiarai ions for a ;tril-:e were dto i
pod, penditii; development in this direr
tion. Gfiiad Masttr Morrissey of tiv
trainmen's brot iierhood. in an olliciil
statement, said f-trike anion will net
lie "unreasonably" delayed. At th
same time lie expressed hi--; regard fo
tiie riglits of tho pulio.
Krar 1'iilillf fnthiiciit.
It is understood that, fear of advor.
public Ptntiment had much to do wi;h
the changed attitude of union leader.-
While the strike board was meeting it
was known to members that President
Roosevelt had conferred with Mr
Knapi and Mr. Neill in reference t
the situation. Mr. Neill is regarded a.
i belli ;i lien on till motitr.r.e!: i s erected
ovi r the i'1 ad. K. l'ore t.ie vote was
aimoiineed Mr. Zir.ver secured consent
puslp.Hle until Hi XI V. ee.tie: ua .
llioti'-dit the tiiiaii.-toue i::a!i ;s
f.e some relii f and some way
I'.mls (..iff Willi Dt-alli.
His constant rieviu finally broke
down Ins heals. i. ami ;i lew months ai;o
,i trained tint so was employed to at-
leiul. lb' seldom left the grounds of
bis home in Glendale and lived in the
meat house like a recluse.
Yisierday Mr. Procter suent th
niotniim and altofnoeii m his irardeu
.-.ittiir; iti tb.e sun with his nurse. II
i f her suddenly and half an hour la
;i r his butler found his dead body -la
a bathroom. Ile had shot himself
while inddint!: the trr.f.y.le of a revolver
In t Ween Ills tee! 11.
Mr. Procter was born m this city in
is:: 1 and was a sou of William Prof
id', who stalled the business ol soap
:s: l.il:iM-:i! Willi Wrnlih.
Ile became associated with ho Proi
tor t Gamble company in IS.1I, and it
!!i'i, when the lirm was ehait:eil '
an iiieot portit' d couipany, he was elec
o.l predd. nt. lb- eudv. d the plan .
cooperative l.i'ier by which the profit
oi the contt'iinv are shared by the cm
Mr. Procter was widely known m
business circles and was a prominent
l.'vman in the 1 'rot t ' 'a id Kpiseonal
church, to the instil ui ions of which In
was a iibi nil .uiver. His wealth w;i
e-nnmied tit inanv millions, most o
which bad been made l,v himself,
sou, William Cooper Procter, and tiir
daughters, all i:;:miid. survive.
ill Whiea lo ( o.lect t II'
i).jtiiiriiM in vl
P.. -cause !'
and tow as c.f
ciiuo. will be
jiiurit. d until
eh .ft : ms m many en tes
the state, it'.cbldiie; Chi
lli Id 'I n- r- i.i y. tiie i;imi
by joint nsolutioti ;ol
next Wednesday morn-
MINE SCALE IS ACCEPTED
OF THE SANITY BOARD
Affidavits Rejected and
Scientific Phases of the
United States Booming in Pop
ulation According to
CHICAGO PASSES 2,000,000
UTHERN PACIFIC HAS
Illinois Crowding Pennsylvania fcr
Second Place Among States of
reined, the bulk of the work should
be done in six or seven years. The
construction of the great dam at Gatua
and the buildings of the supoiidous
hicks probably will protract the period
"The men on the works, however,
really seem to believe that if everv
tiiint; ;oes rinht the canal should be
finished within seven years."
LOSE IN BIG FIRE
New York. March' 2!). After a half
iour liitcrvjew wnn Harry k. i naw
oday, Attorney tvauoiiy sam: ina?
is leeini;; Mjieucmiy ami seems inop-
uitihlv lit. .He recovered from what-
Vi-r uervotisiiess. he may have hail re-aiiin:-,r
rnetiist session of the com
mission in lunacy, ami is now riauv
ind anxious -lor lite impi'iiy to proceed.
lie feels entirely confident as to the
Now York.J.Uarch 2!'. For more than
two hour:! yesterday Marry K. I Haw
was in the hands of the three men ap
pointed by Justice Fitzgerald to settle
the question of ids present sanity or
insanity. At the end of the inquisition.
which was held bthind closed doors.
is attorneys came out smiling, and
Lawyer Peabody n marked: "We are
p( i l ctly sa' islied."
J)!.!iicl Attorney .leiouie did not ap-
i. :ir : o ciieerint. lie nun t' ii awav irom
the criminal couits buildim; without
oiieniiiL; his month.
Tiie district attorney bad some rea
son to feel ri: :',i uid ii'd. The fust ac
tion of the Inn. iev commission was to
niaKe ii plain tita! its inquiry will aim
"imply ;ind sole'y ai determining wheth-
- r or not Thaw is aide in understand
the procet diut-vs in court ami advis
ids counsel rationally.
('oitiiuiMH.oii I toi?f f m .ltrmnt'.
Karly in t'--: ;lay Mr. Jerome was told
i.'a! the commission dnt not propose lo
je: taiu'led up with the classification
of mental diseases. It wasn't its bus
iness to find out whether Thaw is a
hopt le.-s pai a'l.dar or not. The pris
oner's present state of mind as viewed
by laymen was wind the commission
would concern itself with.
It is the '(intention of the district
Damage of $1,000,000 Done in Blaze
That Nearly Destroys South
Butte Workers Vote Overwhelmingly
in Favor of Wage of $4 a Day.
Panic. Mont.. March 2a. The Panfe
Miners' union has voted to accept, ihe
live year contraei offered by John V).
Ryan, acting for till the minin?; com
panies iirovidiiii? $1 a day while cop
per is above is cents a pound an .1
$:!.-1h a day should the price drop be
low 1S edits. The vote was 2.252 for
tiie contract and ".f!s a.-dnst it. 1 iy
the same vote they repealed an amen.l
merit to their const 1 1 lit loll adorned sev
eral wicks av making the perni-meat
daily wa-e $1. The smelter men ef
Unite and Groat Fails are aiso vol in:?
on a sin.ilar question, and there ap
pears no doubt that the contracts of
fered will be accept d and labor peace
in Uutte bo assured for five years.
Danville. Va.. Marc'
trims tire broke out in
Va.. :!2 miles northeast
yes'erday afternoon and
idly destroyed tobacco
"!. A disas
of here, la: '
olio r buildings, threatened the ib striie.
tion of the entire town, and entailed a
loss estimated at $1 oihmumi.
The lar:;e plant of tin- I!. J. Reynolds
Tobacco company was amoni? the first
buildings destroyed. The flames spit a 1
to oilier tobacco factories and olh n
buildings, iucludini? the t(leplione ex
change, which was located at quite- a
icfoi-p the commission to provi
leidiniiii? to bo drawn inio a
oi?ical morass the commission disap
pointed Mr. Jerome. Significant of I he
otnmission's attitude also was its de
ision to ignore the aflidavils offered
o tno court on hotli sides and also all
the evidence presented at the trial.
BANK ROBBERS GET AWAY
Though Pursued by Residents of Han
over, Mich, Get $3,000.
Jackson. Mich.. March 211. Safe-
blowers lobbed the Farmers' tc Mer
chants' National bank of Hanover ear
ly today, secuiiiif? $:;.b'in. The villag
ers wore alarmed and organized a
uosse, but the robbers escaped.
distance from the tobacco section
they were destroyed.
Appeals for assistance were te'o
graphed to this city and to Durhasn
N. C. The fire departmer.t of this oil .
leu promptly lor South I tost on on r
train over the Southern railroad.
Meantime the fire was sprettdinrr an 1
a inessaue received here at 10:.',u
o'clock at iii;?lit stated that all of th
tobacco district and a, large section c
the business district had been 1.
stroyrd and that the firo at !t o'cloc
was still burning but under control.
$160,CC0 Loss at LaCrosse.
I.nCrosse. March 20. Fire in the
manufacturing district today did $1(50,-
briri da.ma.ge. The lutCrosse Cracker &
Candy company, and the Roosevel
company, plumbing supplies, were the
ilNG BIG GUNS
Hard Licks Put in in Chicago
Mayoral Fight- -Both Sides
OPENS WAR ON MOSQUITOES
New Orleans Officials Plan to Exter
rtvnate All Varietes.
New Orleans. March 2!.--The ci
board of health has begun an invos
gat ion of common mosquitoes, not th
kind which transmit, yellow fever, wi
a view to exterminating them. These
mosquitoes are a source of discomfoi
in aow unoans nearly Hie year roun
riii.-ie'e lnivli 'l tt.itb sides in
' , Tl.rt .v0.r...ti,.,t;r... f
lie .,iavor:iltv eaiinaiLOi broll"bt out t "l v N1 1 "'"'" ' : ' iii'U'.
tin about two months a
toes was be:
their heavy artillery last night and will ,
have it again in practice this afternoon Indorses Union of Churches
ami lonigiit. mu. in a union less oiu r-( Tama, Iowa. March 20. The low
gene lasnion. several nuiuirou meet- conference of the United Urethral
ings wore held throughout the city all
lorney tiiat Thaw
i loriii oi insatutv
bailees of recovery
IliaM. I le offered to
is suffering from
from which the
VS0NEY PANIC AT BRUSSELS
Four Banks Suspend and Four Defer
Payment of Obligations.
F.rtissols, March 20. There was
laino on t;ie liourso here vesterdav.
our banks were unable to meet their
liabilii it s and four ot Iters were obliged
to obtain an extension of time in which
lo settle their accounts. The losses in
the Rrusst Is nionev market is ostima
d at $::,iiim.00. Other failures are ex
Washington. D. C. March 20. The
census bureau yesletday announced
its estimates of the population of the
I'nited States for loni;. The figures
for Chicago are 2.0 10.11. In lOuu it
was l,i;0S..1".1. The gain in six years,
therefore, is S.Hi.filu..
Chicago remains the second city in
the union in point of population. New
York being tirst with 4.1 1 :;,u-i:!. That
is to sayt New York is twice as large
as Chicago. Six years ago its popu
lation was ".t.;..2o2. so that US in
case has been (ilM.SlL
Si. l.miiM I':inn- IIomIoii.
'Philadelphia has l.llLTr.l. against
1.2'.i '..(iOT six vears ago. St. Louis has
passed Jioston in tno race, the .Mis
souri metropolis Having i)i:..;2u m i'.i-h,
ui.l .17.1, 2"s in lOno. Six yens ago
Boston had .10.1.0s;!. while in 1 '.mm; tin?
lean ( titers' city had t;i'2,27S.
Illinois is the third state of the union
iti noun, in population, in r.in me
census bureau estimates that it was
populated by .1.tlS.(;7u persons, as
auainst I.S2L.110 in P.tnO. New York
is leader with S,22t;.00't; then conns
Pennsylvania with 5.028.57.1; Ohio,
ns.077: Indiana. ?2,71b0S.
lnIt i'otltitry Im ltiitimiuu.
The whole I'nited States is booming
in popu.ation as well as m prosperity.
The census figures show that the pop
ulation of continental I'niU'd Stales in
Pint; was s".0 1 L.ViO. this being an in
crease over liimi of 7.0 lt;.o:'.1. The pop
ulation of the I'nited States, inclusive
of Alaska and the insular possessions,
in loot! was o::.1S2.2bi. The growth in
population in oenniaental I'nited States
I'tuiti IOn.1 to pun; was i."i'.7.:;i.i.
The population i f continental I'nited
State:- in P." i.i as obtained by adding
to the let urns of the states which took
a census in that year the estimated
population of the remaining states and
territories is S2,. 17.1, 101, an increase
over t ami ot (i.,:i.ii2n, or s.i percent.
Computed on the basis of the esti j
mate the density of population of ooa-j
tineiital I'nited States in Pant; was 2s
poisons per square mile, as compared I
with 2H in lOoe.
CiiitN .rMv llit l-'itNlt1!!.
The rapid growth of urban popula
tion is not ew oil hy. The total estima
ted population of incorporated places
having S.iioo or more inhabitants, ex
clusive of San Francisco 'ami Los An
gt les. Cab. is 2s. i(;t;.(;2 1 for 10m;. an
increase over lout) of ;i.012,lss. or 1.1.0
per cent, while the estimated popula-
ion of the I'nited States exclusive of
hose (dties showed an increase of L-
su.iio:;. or onlv S.8 nor cent.
The SS cities with an estimated pop
ulation of .In, nun or more in 10o! had
total estimated population of 10,771.-
iin increase of 2.7fh;.Stl:!, or PI."
per cent oveT that reported at the 12ih
TAKES ITS PLACE
Provisional Government in Hon
duras is Recognized by
SHOWS FEARWAS UNFOUNDED
United States and Mexico Await Prope:
Time to Interfere for
Over a Score Killed in a
Derailment at Col
HUNDRED ARE INJURED
Through Train From New Or
leans to Frisco is Destroyed.
RIVER GOES ON A RAMPAGE
Mississippi Causes Loss When
Breaks at Minneapolis.
Minneapolis, Minn., March 20. Th.
Mississippi river wont on a rampag
Wednesday night as the result of th..
breaking up of the ice. Many famili
were driven from their homes. It
estimated that. 5.ihi0,ihmi feet of lo;
have bo( n lost.
Cardinal Macchi Dies.
Rome. March 20 Cardinal Luii
Macchi, secretary of apostolic lniefs
died today of apoplexy. The eardina
was born in Brazil in 1S:)2.
Slight Quake in West,
Taooma, Wash., March 20. Three
distinct shocks of earthquake were fed
here a few minutes before 7 this morn
ing. No damage is report ed.
OIL COMPANY IS IN
State Concludes Evidence and Stand
ard Begins Defense in Chi
SMALL TORNADO IN
Managua. Nicaragua. March 20. Cos-
la Pica lias recognized the provisional
government of Honduras.
Iloiiileiriliiiu I'lifilit- I'orl.
Washington. I) C. March 20. The
state department has r ceived a dis
patch from I'nited States Minister Mer
iy at San Jose. Costa Pica, announcing
that it is reported there that Amapa!::
Honduras, is being bombarded. Ama
pa'a is the chief Honduran port on the
Tiie moment has not yet airiv 'd
when America and Mexico can inter,
veno to stop the spread of war in Cen
tral Anieiica. This was the decisioi.
arrived at as the result of a conference
bi t ween Secretary Knot and Amb:is i
dor Creel at the state department yes
terday. IViir I'url tier t tmllifl.
It is feared that the collapse of lb.
Ponilla government in Hondura-: an I
the consequent installation of the pro
visional government in accord with
that ot Nicaragua wnl result in a com
bined attack by (hem upon other Con
tta! American republics. The appro
In nsifMi of such a iiiov nu n' has gve;e
ly alarini'JUilL-uUllu. nUxcr states, an.
it is said that Central America, aft
an unusually long term of peace, is
now being rapidly tuned into an arm
ed campanrn in roailtness to repel at
tack from any quarter.
It is said there is no b. -posit ion at
the part of this government to lake t
part of policeman toward those si.-t
i eptibiios, but it would welcome anv
I leper opportunity to restore pone.
ARRESTS FOR BALLOT FRAUD
Well Known Citizens of Helena Ac
cused of Irregularities.
Helena. Mont.. March 20. I'iuht r
idellts ol Henna w re arresto.i yester
day charged with unlawful practice;
(luring the republican primaries Tues
day night, it being alleged that thre--
of them attempted unduly to influence
the voters to cast their ballots for t
certain aldermanio candidate. Among
the eight are Patrick L. Huffy, a can 1
date for the logir-latute on the demo
cratio ticket last fall. Kdwatd Jesick.
and U. C. Hoffman, all well known citizens.
Report of Heavy Loss of Life
Great Damage Turns Out Unfounded.
Fort Worth. Texas, March 20. Re
ports of a severe tornado at Marietta.
I. T in which many people were kill
ed, reached here last night, but wires
are down and no confirmation can be
Oklahoma City, March 20. No lives
were lost at Marietta and the damage
THROWS BABE INTO THE SEA
Italian Woman Crazed with Sickness
on Way to America.
Now York. March 20. Crazed by
sickness. Mrs. Filontena Aqui'a. a pa
senger on board the steamer Koenig
Albert, which arrived here today from
Naples, threw her infant daughter into
the sea last Wednesday where it per
ished. The woman tried to follow t'a:1
infant to death, but was restrained.
MAKE A DASH FOR LIBERTY
Prisoners Escape from Federal Jail at
South McAlester, I. T., March 20.-
Seven prisoners overpowered the
guard at tne lateral jail here yester
day and made their escape. Those 05.
caping wore William Peters, charged
wiin murner; tjiiaries lunnell, mur
der; Isaac Churchill, grand larceny: J
C. Greene, burglary; D. L. Irf'wis. safe
blowing; George Day. safe blowin
Robert Thompson, murder. Robert
Thompson and Gewge Day were re'ca-y
t tired and. returned to jail. The other
five are still at large. United States
Marshal Pricard and a large force of
deputies are in pursuit.
Postoffice Officer Sworn In.
Washington. March 20. Former Rep
resentative James T. MeCleary of Min
nesota was todav sworn in as second
assistant postmaster general, in succes
sion to William S. Shalleiiberger, resigned.
SULTAN IS HUMBLE
Moroccan Ruler Weakens When
French Troops Occupy
Colt on, Cal., March 29 As a result
of the derailment of the Southern Pa
cific Sunset express in East Coltoulate.
yesterday afternoon 23 dead bodies lie
today in the local undertaking estab
lishments, eight terribly injured are In
the Colton hospital, and more than 50
others whose hurts are less serious
have been taken to Ijos Angeles.
IJmI of Dt-ail.
ALP.FUT W. SHIE, mail clerk, Ijoh
GEORGE K. SHARPE. Sacramento,
Twenty-one Italians, including one
woman, on way to San Francisco.
Struck Open Smitt-b.
Coiton, Cal.. March 20. Twenty-eight
)( ! sons were killed and PJU were ln
j'.ned yesterday afternoon one mile
east of here when a Southern Pacific
express train of 11 coaches from New
Orb ans, running a mile' a minute.
truck an ope 11 switch and was de
ailed. The forward cars of the train were
rushed to pieces by the heavy Pull
mans behind, and their occupants were
rt ibly mangled. The smoker was
"died with Italian woikinei and it was
nre that most of the fatalities oc
Itusli i.lve A til.
Immediately atier the disaster all the
available doctors and nurses ot this
city were hurried to the scene, and
relief trains were started from Los An
geles, t;o miles away. Vehicles of all
kinds were pressed into service to car
ry the wounded to the hospital here
and the dead to the morgue. In a short
time the hospital was crowded to over
flowing with victims, and many were
oared for in private houses.
Pour of the cars were smashed. I5ag
gage ami mail were scattered about
from the two forward coaches, and in
the smoker and first day coach the
passe tigers were killed or injured. The
Italian victims w re on their way from
I New Orleans to San Francisco, where
they wen' to work as laborers.
Four :i-lit t ml.-iuiHirril.
The four rear coaches remained on
the track, and those- of the Pullmans,
which were derailed, suffered but lit
The train, which was an unusually
large one. was crowded. There were
On in the Pullman cars alone, and only
two of those were hurt. The day
coaches, which were of lighter con
traction, wore crowded. The train
was nearly 12 hours late, and was run
ning at top speed, in an effort to make
up for lost time, when the wreck oc
The Florence Roberts Theatrical
company occupied one coach, which
hutled from the track and both
ends of it crushed in. But two mem
bers of Miss Roberts' company out of
1 total of 22 were injured. Miss Rob
erts herself escanod entirely unhurt.
The escape from death of the occu
pants of this car was remarkable, con
sidering the manner in which the coach
was splintered and torn to pieces. The
men and women were hurled from one
end eif the car to the other.
Wreck In Oklnliomn.
Oklahoma City. Okla., March 29. A
Choctaw. Oklahoma & Oulf nasseneer
train, Memphis for Amarillo. drawn by
two engines was partially derailed at
Council, cjght miles west of Oklahoma
City today. Roth engines were badly
wrecked, and the mail and baggage
ears overturned, but the other ears re
mained on the track. One engineer anl
an unknown negro were killed, a fire
man fatally injured, and a porter seri
ously hurt. Seven passengers sustain-
(d severe bruises and cuts, but nil
were able to continue on their way.
Tangier; March 20. A represent a
live of the sunatt ot Morocco today
called niion the French minister and
assured him measures have boon taker
for the maintenance of order and for
the security of Europeans in Morocco
Lalle. Marnia. Algeria. March 20.-
Member of Congressional Commission The column of French troops detailed
Tells of the Work Being Done. I to occupy Oiulja, Morocco, left hero
Kansas City, Mo.. March 20. Repre earlj; today.
sent ative Charles F. Scott of Tola, Kan .. Oudja, Morocco. March 20. A col-
CANAL FINISHED IN 7 YEARS?
. Chicago, March 20. The govern
ment attorneys today rested their ca ;
church, in session at Toledo, lovva. ve it-' against the Standard Oil cam nan v of a member of the congressional commit- nmn of French troops occupied the
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oi i ui in i,nt.o. ai leiiutei. .luuii uiiniie teiday ratified the action of the tn- Indiana which is charged with recti v- tee that lias just returned from a trip city today. The Moorish governor nu t
today predicted lie will be reelected council of the Congregational. I'nited ing rebates from the Chicago & Alton to the. isthmus, last night tedd of the the French commander and gave hi.n
y a piurailiy el ..w.i.mmi. Iioplllilican.s : liiet iron and Methodist l'mlestn-it mi1rn.nl on Nhmmpnts nf nil Tlw. -.il canal coiiiiiUons in an address at k:i:i-hunraiirp of tho friendliness of th
claim about as many in their estimate churches
uf E. A. Basse's plurality. 1
for a union.
March 21 at Chicago.
formulated on company commenced its defense in the sas City, Kan. lie said in part:
'So far as the excavations are con-
No further incidents ol'-
GLASS FACTORIES TO CLOSE
Rate Cutting Will Result in Factories
Hartford City, Ind., March 29. It Ii
announced that on account of rate cut
ting every window- glass factory in the
country will probably close April 23
with the possible exception of the non
union factory at Lancaster, Ohio.
Divorced from Eighth Husband.
Booneville, 'Ind., March 29. Mrs.
Polly Weed Baker, the most married
woman In Indiana, yesterday waa
j granted a divorce from John Baker,
her eighth husband. ,