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VOL. XI NO. 31.
HOCK ISLAND, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, IS!H.
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Killing and Slaughtering Prices ai the
A BAD RAILWAY WEECS AT TOLEDO
The Lark of Signal Result in the Loss of
Sim Llves,Twelve Other Possible Deaths
and Twelve More Painfully Injured
-Pitiable Incident in the Loss of Two
Little Children-Close Call for a Fright
ful Disaster in South Carolina Train-
Wreckers' Work Other Accidents.
A Krite Elevator Hoy.
SIOUX CITY, la., Nov. 30 The interior
of the Northwestern National bank build
in K was damaged by fire Friday night to
the extent of about fi) 000. Tb'e building
is four stories high, and a In rue number
of people were in the upper rooms wbei
the fire was discovered. Will Stellen-
back, the elevr boy, stayed by the ele-
vator after evevybody else had refused to
enter the building. After he had got out
as many people as possible be was unable
to get the elevator down, and was taken
down on a ladder, - as were a number of
Found Drowned in a Cistern.
Decatub, Ills., Nov. SO. Adam Smith
met his dpath at the eOnntv noor farm
Toledo, Nov. 80. The Lake Shore was ; and Saturday the jury returned a verdict
the scene of a serious accident Saturday
evening to the Boston aud Chicago spe
cial going east, which left Chicago at 10:30
in the morning. In the edge of the city
the road runs under the Miami and Erie
canal through a tunnel some seventy-five
feet long. Some i-'OOyards cast, of the tun
nel is a target. The Lake Shore train
passed through the tunnel, but not get
ting the signal at the target to come
aliead put on brakes and slacked up. The
soutu-bound express on the Flint and
Pere Marquette road, which goes over the
Lake Shore tracks to Union station, came
through the tunnel immediately after the
Lake Shore train and plunged into the
Resulted In Six Deaths.
The following deaths have resulted
from the accident so far: James McQueen,
Elkhart, Ind.; Mrs. Dr. Coign, Madison, 1
Ills.; Infant McDonald. IS mouths old.
New York: Master McDonald, 8 years old.
New York; Eilea Meyer. Cleveland, ().;
Howard Vaughan, San Fernaudina, Cal.
The seriously injured now at St. Vin
cent's hospital are: Joseph Anderson,
Riverside, Ills.; Mr. and Mrs. Geori'e
James, of New York; John Campbell,
New York; Rudolph Murnhv, Toledo;
Mr. and Mrs. MtKeuzie and daughters.
Pearl and Maud; Bertha Dick, nurse girl
to Mrs. McDonald's children. New York;
John Conlev, Millville, Mass.: Patrick
Taylor, Arthur, Nev.
Less Serion&ly Injured.
These were more or less badly hurt.
but ouly one is dangerously so Mm.
Nelson: Mrs. Nelson, badly scalded; S.
L. Walker, Goshen, Ind., injured, but
left on next train for home; D. Taylor,
Hyde Park, Boston, not fatally; Joseph
Ludwig. Peoria. Ills., injured in abdo
men; Conductor Hunter, of toe Hint and
Pere Marquette train, thrown against a
seat aud badly hurt in the back; Chris
Hendeier, Goshen, Ind., severely burned
about face and hands; Mrs. J. C. Mc
Donald, of New York, burned on face and
hands, not fatally; Miss Annie Mack,
New York City, slightly burned; Warren
L. Potter, scalded: Miss Dollie Fisher,
Toledo, severely scalded on arm; Mrs.
Galloway. Toledo, severely bruised.
A Mot tier Calls for Her liable.
Mrs. J. L. McDonald, who was after-
Wards found to be the mother of
the two dead children, regained
consciousness yesterday moruing and
called for her babies in heartrending
lones. One of the sisters broke the news
of the death of ber children and the shock
nearly killed the mother. Mrs. McDon-
of accidental death. Smith was found
drowned in a cistern in six feet of water.
It is believed that an insane patient, who
has a mania for picking up people and
letting them fall in odd places, gathered
Smith in bis arms aud dropped him in the
cistern while the steward was temporar
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Three Duck Ilnters Lost.
Eiiie, Pa., Nov. 30. Thursday Daniel
Roberts, 17 years old, and two cousins,
Willie Jones and James Langworthy,
went on the lake to bunt for ducks. Long
and tireless searches in all directions have
failed to reveal any trace of the missiug
boys. As a stiff breeze blew all day the
parents of the boys despair of ever hear
ing of them.
Hill Nye Has a Ha l Fall.
Jackson, Miss., Nov. 30. At the Opera
house Saturday niuht just after the cur
tain rose for the Bill Nye-Burbank com
bination entertainment Nye fell out of
the back door of the Opera house, a dis
tance of fifteen feet, landing on a pile of
lumber. He was so badly hurt that he
could not appear, aud the audience was
Cut All to Tlcces on the Rail.
Chicago.Nov. 30. Henry McGraw, aged
S;, whose parents moved recently from
6,4l Lake avenue to Harvey, was run
down and killed Friday night on the Illi
nois Central tracks near Fifty-fifth street.
His body was so badly mutilated that the
largest portion found was the lower half
of t be face.
Swear that Twenty-Five Vere Killed.
Tacoma, Wash., Nov. 30. Three labor
ers on the Northern Pacific railroad have
made affidavit that twenty-five or more
men were killed by a laudslide at Canton
Station, on the line of the Norvhcrn Pa
cific, Wednesday. A statement was pub
lished that only two men were killed.
Crushed by a Derrick.
Carr.ou.tox, Ills., Nov. 30. Col. W. N.
Childs, superintendent of the vast gov
ernment works in the Illinois river near
1 Kampsville, was instantly killed Satur
' day by the falling of a derrick. Col.
Childs was a young man of great promise
' and leaves a wife and children.
DEATH OF "LAND BILL" ALLEN.
The Man Whose Knurls ."Secured
"Homestead" Hill Passes Away,
Columbus, O., Nov. 30. The great pub
lic benefactor known in history as "Land
Bill" Allen ended his days in the Frank-
aid and her children were on their , lin County infirmary yesterday morning
way from Chicago to New York. The Rt ti o'clock, after suffering one week from
severed band of a laboring man, probably !paralTgis Mr. Allen was born in Win-
Conn., May 2:5, 1S10. In early years
a brakeman, whs louud in tbe wrecked
car, but so far the injured man has not
been discovered. It is possible his body
may be found in the wreck. The car en
tirely envelops the engine as far as the
cal), the two being wedged closely together.
AN ACCOUNT OF THE DISASTER.
The Kngine of the Rear Train Plows Into
the PsxRenrpr Car.
When the engineer and fireman of the
Tere Marqnctte train saw thnt a collision
was inevitible they laid down in their
cab. The rer coach of the Lake fcbore
was split in twain; the engine plowed
through untrl the roof of the car made a
cover for the engine clear up to the cab.
The steam escaping in volumes hid the
dom. Conn., May 2:5. 1S10. In
his father moved to Rhode Island and he
was given an educnt ion. He also learned
the tailor trade. "Laud Bill" Allen also
entered the journalistic arena. He edited
i the Ohio State Journ.-.l and the Cinciu
I r.ati Gazette for a number of years.
He Got No Land Himself.
Originating the "homestead"' idea, that
; of giving lfiO acres of land to every man
J who would guarranlee to settle on it in
the west, he spent ftHi.Ouu introducing
his plans. In l! tlif great bill was
passed in congress, but Allen never took
any lands. He mored to Aharon town-
ship," this county, ami began farming.
Shortlv afterwards his wife died Sick-
I cess came on tbe old benefactor and little
by little his property passed out of his
possession, being sold for taxes, leaving
which had run out of the stores, saloons B'nl Bt 1M'U"C!'S "eipiess "
aud houses on the high bank along which
ran the street above Miss Dolly Fisher,
the daughter of Health" Officer Fisher,
maddened by tbe pain ol tbe scalding
team, leaped irom t lie winaow ana was
cut and slightly bruised.
The Work of Rescue.
Help came immediately, and the
wounded were drawn out. One man,
Vrrpn T. Potter. himself sliirhtlv
great shreds from the woman's arm.
baby was sea Idea to deatn ana taken out
of the smashed car a cooked and blistered
mass of flesh, almost beyond recognition
as a human form. The engiueer of the
Marquette train was a new man on the
run. When found tbe lever was almost
perpendicular and not reversed.
is already proposed.
Woman Is Certainly tiettin; on.
.EW1ork,.ov. ao.-me ileram savs
that Mrs. E. S. West, who for six years
was the lady principal of Rutgers' Fe-
The4 male college at i and 44j West Fifty-fifth
,.,r ronl.l nnt be found, and tbe fire. ' street, stands couvicteil by her own con
man. too. has not been seen since the fessiou of converting the college funds to
INCENDIARY LABOR MEN. '
An Editor and Two Miners Charged with
Practical Anarchism. .
Sandoval, Ills., Nov. 30. At a late
hour Siturday night Calvin Tracey and
Joseph Lordon, two coal miners, were ar
rested, and at an early hour yesterday
morning James T. McKibbon. late editoi
of The Brotherhood of Labor of this place,
wa also placed under arrest charged with
iucendiarism. Tracey and Lordon dur
i ig the day broke down and confessed to
b;ing concerned in and parties to the
crimes of which they weie charged, aud
also to a conspiracy to blow up sev
eral valuable buildings of this
place. They also stated that McKib
bon was the ringleader. Several build
dings have been burned lately and it is said
that a secret organization is in existence
among the objects of which is the de
struction of property, if not lives, of cer
tain persons selected because of some
reason only known to the organization.
'! advanced years.
The Money Came Too Late.
A few weeks ago he was admitted to the
Franklin county infirmary where every
attention has been given him, and sub
scriptions were raised all over the coun
try to assist him. Ere tbe assistance of
his friends could be appreciated death
relieved the old man of his troubles. His
body is in charge of the superintendent of
..,.t,i (n nn M.. -tf tne mnrmary who win uoiu n until
from the car, and the flesh came off iu I Wednesday, giving the friends an oppor-
wreck. The brakeman and conductor of
the Lake Shore had a narrow escape.
WAS VILLAINOUSLY PLANNED.
A Wreck in South Carolina with Miracu
lously 1'ew Casualties.
Charleston-, S. C, Nov. 31 The
sontb-bound passenger train was wrecked
twenty miles north of this city at 10
o'clock Saturday night on the South Car
olina railway. Oue man, the fireman.
named Parks, was buried under the ten
der and crushed to death. Baggage toaster
Anderson, Express Messenger Pierson,
aud three passengers were seriously in
jured. The train was made up of four
coaches, a Pullman, and a baggage car.
All were thrown down a thirty-foot em
bankment into a swamp aud all except
the Pullman were badly wrecked.
A Deliberate and fiendish Deed.
There were upward of 200 uassengers on
the train, and the light list of - casualties
is regarded as miraculous. The wreck
was deliberately, and skillfully planned.
One of the Dab-bars joining the rails was
loosened, the bolts having been drawn.
and the spikes that held the rail were also
drawn. Ibe fish-bar and tbe wrench
used to remove the bolts were found ly
ing alongside the track. All evidence
points to the fact that this was tbe woik
of an experienced railroad hand.
They are going to use oil obtained from
American corn to make soap in Germany.
A man named Jones was hanged by
cowboys iu South Dakota for stealing cat
tle. Gladstone, in a speech Saturday, said
that Ireland must have home rule before
any other legislation can be accomplished
Fred Pope, architect and builder of
Boston, owes J1'7 000 aud has ouly about
Ira A. Miller, of Mullhall, O. T., who
shot his stepfather dead because he as
saulted bis mcther. bos been acquitted.
The rebels iu Chiuaare marching on
Pekin, and so far the government troops
do not seem to be able to check their prog
ress. Mrs. Parnell, mother of the dead Irish .
leader, will start for Irelaud Wednesday
with her son John T. Parnell, who lives
It is stated that a treaty providing for
absolute free trade between the Hawaiian
inlands and - the United States has been
The order has gone forth in Russia
from the head of the Greek church that
ubjects of the czar must either embrace
the "true faith" or emigrate.
The Potters' association of the United
States will meet at Chicago next Janu
ary. The association proposes to make a
big display at the World's fair.
The net result of all tho talk at New'
Orleans about bribery of the jury in tbe
Hennessey murder case is the imprison
ment for one year of AlcCrystal under
conditions that were very similar to mob
The ex-Confederates in New York ate
indignaut at General Palmer calling the
stars and bars a "stinking rag. They
say it is all they have left of the cause
and that "all the south wants is to be let
Texas Alliance men who oppose the sub-
treasury scheme have organized under a
constitution which bars auy one who be
longs to a secret political organization.
and also socialists, communists and an
Lord Lytton's funeral at Paris was the
occas:ou of a distingushed gathering ot
diplomats, soldiers, statesmen, literary
men and scholars, u he r rench govern
ment paid him the honors due afield
marshal of the Freuch army.
King who is supposed to be implicate 1
iu the kiduaping of tbe son of Mr. Beals.
the Kansas City millionaire, has been ar
rested. As Mr Deals will not prosecute
is uncertain that anything can be done to
him. He had to be secretly conveyed to
Independence after arrest, as a mob talked
of lynching him.
rniiKiilcm the Pope's Case Settled.
KoMK. Nov. o0. Referring to the fre
quent allusions in the parliamentary
bodies of Roman Catholic countries out
side of Italy to the proposed re-establish-
ment of the temporal of the papacy in
Italy. Signor Nicotera, minister of the
interior, said in the chamber of deputies
Saturday that regardless of what may be
said or done inside or outside tbe country
Italy considers the question of the status
jf the papacy as baviug been finally set
tled. The minister's declaration was re
ceived by the chamber with long and cou-
It Was the Pauiitj- Cat.
OsHkosh, Wis, N.v 3) The house of
Otto Weigner, s. car driver, was burned
Saturday. The family cat became im
prisoned in tl-e oven of a stove and when
liberated its fur was in flames. I: ran
under the house aud into a pile of
shavings'. ' .
Were Ower Old to Mary.
Milvoiu), Ids, Nov. 30 Mr. Harvey
Kichardsou, of Iroquois, aged T5, and
Mrs. Mary Nolau, hi years of age, were
married about a month ago. They have
already agreed to live apart.
her own use. There is proof that by most
original aud unique methods she had
taken more than $3,0u0 which should have
goue into tbe treasury of the institution.
But the aggegate loss turougu ner is
much greater, although the exact amount
cannot be stated
Heat a t.latlstoue Candidate.
IiONlos", -Nov. lne election lor a
member of parliament to represent East
Dorset, to succeed the lr.te C. H. Bond,
Conservati-.e, has resulted in a Unionist
victory. The vote was as follows: The
Hon. Humphrey Surt, Unionist, 4,4'il;
the Hon. Pascoe C. Glyn, Gladstone Lib
eral, 4.074; Unionist majority, 3ir. At the
last elect ion jilr. lionu. Conservative, re
received 4,317 votes to 3.iii'J votes received
by the Hon. P. C Glyn. Home Ruler.
atlunal Combine of Labor.
bT. Louis, ov. 3U. a meeting was
held Friday at tbe Mercantile club be
tween tbe president, directors and various
committees of tbe club and a committee
representing the different industrial c r-
ganizatious of the United States. The re
sult of the meeting was that on Feb. 22,
1SS12, there will meet in St. Louis in con
vention the representatives of the labor
organizations of the country. Their pur
pose is to accomplish the federation of all
the labor organizations in the LnioL.
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