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LARGEST DAILY 10 PAGES IN KANSAS. ) T If tf LARGEST DAILY L 10 PAGES 0$ IN KANSAS- LAST echo. MONDAY EVENING, TOPEKA; KANSAS, JUNE 29. 190. MONDAY EVENING, TWO CENTS. rf r IIEIIDERSOfl IS OUT Head of Santa Fe Motive I'ower Kesigns. Kays lie Is fa Kest. Need of a WILL QUIT AUGUST 1. Uou't Divulge His i'lans for Future. Humored That M r. Flayer 31 ay lie Recalled. Hondorson, suporinl end liit for the Atchison, mta F-- railway has ten nation to take effect Au- iion of Mr. Henderson is xj.wf 1. Ho is r. illy the -call- d Hnrr ni-n und has Santa Fe for two years i t ran John Player who "t f mo rnp' ka & d-re-i his ffUSt J. The r--. rot. wholly test of th. been v ;;h uo. "iinf row !-a rs It has h tiML uiil'- in 1 ' eri nnsylvania. known for a long time f: u tion existed between Mr. ';k"K;f. it. tiknokpkSox, r. sirriariMn w-as a nnounceci today. ' h t-on a i soiv.f of the hitrher ofii ind ;icain rumois have !- T:me and .r.-.iUt. d t i-r-.d lei! up he eff'-et that he had the prcs-.nl he tias i ', t le-m all. A !-n ---n today by a rej.orter and i .-boot liis rtsination Mr. II-.:n-.--.,n raid : It ;s u ue that I l,a e resigned tlie -r:- n of s;p- i-inr. p. -i - r 1 1 of motive i tr it-,. Santa l-'. . I s' nt in my -1 ii T". a -1 1 1 l.i-t we.-k. For s-ei'al 'n:';i 1 have be. Tl thinking of r:-sii;n-r I i i " b". n w-iT kii-itr very hard of e and am in threat le-ed -f a r;-sl. .'j.i askvd for a le,.tce i.f ahs'riee ril t,?;i s but it was if-iHrd nr. th.-tiah I -mi not .xfo iiy sick still as ! --ult of hard work my h.alth is in o-. iirion that neo-ssitat s a rest. My -. t.-! . . 1 1 ! ' n - dl take eff--et August i i 1 i!U then have im rni d ia U-iy for 'r.j. hi . -a. I have plans for the ":r- ur.i- i e .nsid era t ion but I am eu n:ii--- Ihf.n public" Vh. t Mr. I';i;r 1. ft Hi.- Santa Fe the . v. in ov. 1 th.ir j. :-itions to his - dropp. i ten on.- by one but H-ti itrsnii, -A lio w as re-', ol; n ized as eH" mar. was i-taiiu-1 and even ! 1. '!i:U- h-- v. a s k;;o-,eri as an ! : . i -i b" was pot in i-inii-- harmonvj . "v- imimiv.-m-nt and lieliseree"t ; t: ks h" !l;.tde hiiliS' If lalll' 1" UH- i I ' i t : h- men. i - o: .. time .M'-. Ib nd'rsoii ouoted n a; : mv;i! I':'om r maiks rei union . ' I : - st.i rt T :t..-r ..r the i u.iing ::. .el wh.i is p.'i ha ps the most hitter no.- . : i.ei.ei i.-ibor amone th-- heads -1 ir .:;v syst :ns. Tiis as ' . ,1 li'lie tiiine; Put il did not increase !'.v- .mploy s or the Hanta :- M : . :s r ,i : 1 that Mr. T'layer niay b- r"-,i'i"i to tak" his old place, ljut -' ;s doio,:;-;! as Mr. Player is no a y eieu man. and it was his de - to r-t:T'- from ative hf'- when he : the Santa F'- 1- ll-:;d-ro'j siands well anions r :oad ne a and will probably have no :!! lit tiiiditiii a u.,.f I'ositiou. Wh- n ' - !.- I- Top. k.i. the Philadelphia I said . f him: 'eeri;e n H-ndson, who entered t - .'.l av s- r i- m in lTx as an ap ; In til- W'st Philadelphia rna- !."ps of the Pennsylvania rai'- i : h i bee-n n:nde sui'-rinteiiilent of '- mi.. -.i.r "f the Atchison. Topeka .v Saeta 1-'.. Mr. Henderson was borr. 0. 1 :.:' io- ptiia. January 11. 1SC1. fcrad- 1 fioin l.iiii.1. rli.-idi aeademy. and 1. i" !:! e,.,,i ee.,l ? d:fi'-rent times '!'-i !: poan. I.- Machin- works, Nor- f. '.c ,x Wei.ia railroad. Schenectady .m- ..rk and the 1'hicano ,xr Northw-s'.-rii laiiway. besides the nvft toned ii It. iv. He was assist ' :' sup- i mt. ndeot ,,f i,-,(iti-e i.ower and " !! (' op th- t'hicaKo XerthweSt- i rior to his a ptimt ih.. position of -".i"tt' " tliif- nd.-nt of machinerv "' ' V," At- hi ti. 'i' -peka A- Santa F". It "" hi" laiier position that be has ; . - ' 1 - ' IS I I-tiMiel.-i." -r- .ttisttu Mo ll..i,..n the follow 1 i; - print- I in the lo.ai Santa r .lecrpe p. Ib rel -is,, of tic f- IV. is probably the n1,,st aecom T lo, ortiot ive dei-n-i- in Ameiica v ' '" I'-'tnif of course in th- world ' ' ' - f '-'.'t.itiiii1,' a thorough enti; i neerine; ' ""..fl he ei.r,.r. d th-. service of th ' !-an. a railroa-1. Afl. r some years e i ;: i . o! he became mechanic ii ...:o..-r ,.f th. Norfolk .V- Western rall ' ! in whl. h .apacity he .lesinn-d sev- ', :' .'-''ah!- i-ciil-s. lb- lift the X. ,xr u ' b- . ..mt . hi, f drautrlusman of the J- !.- n . . tady l.oeornnti-e works. A ' " ne. r.tbs lat-i h- b.-came assistant ' i ' '!! r.x of machinery of the r'hi ''i". ,v North A'estrn railroad, from v i.i. -h -,..s:ti..n he came to Topeka as """" sui.-rinten.lent of machinerv cf til- s..i:ta F'e system. Mr. H-nderson K-eaily i-te,-. s'- d in educational mat-r.- lias mad.- a host of f. iends In Pie fo,v months that he bas passed In ' s- rvi. e of th -- Santa Fe. In his t.!. r.s niethods Mr. Henderson is de-l!'ii'v- bke Mr. John Player which f t. ad old Santa Fe employes, suf ficiently accounts for his success." If- (d- - . V.' or- 'X 1 'A' Vr II Alt HI. N(i Kit OF PEACE In Japan but Minister of War When at Home. St. Petersburg, Juno 20. The visit of the Russian war minister. General Ku rnpatkin, to Japan has. according to the Japanese newspapers, had a very satis laetory effect on the relations between Russia an.! Japan and has paved the way for a rupproaohement. The news papers of Japan, in expressing satisfac tion i.t this state of affairs, allude to General Ktiropatkin as the harbinger nf pewce and point out taht he has been the mikado's rrucst at the Shiba palaee, where no t'TPifrtit r. ex-rent princes of the royal blood, had ever before resided. iALLED. Another Russian .Minister Bound for the Orient. ! i e k 1 1 1 , june z:i.-inn Russian min ; ister, M. Lcpsai-, has been suddenly summoned to a conference w ith Gener i al Kuropatkin, the Russian war min I ister: Admiral Alexieff. in command of i thP Russian fleet in the Pacific,- M. I Pokotiloff, manager of the Kusso-Chi-I nese bank at Pekin. and other officers at Port Arthur regard ins Russia's position I in Manchuria. M. I.essar leaves here July 1. BOOKS ARE SEIZED. Officers Swoop Down on a tiold Mining Concern. New Tork. June 29. Henry Alton, presi.ient of the Columbia Crold Min ing; company, was arrested today chars-ed with violation of se-tion 303 of the penal code, which makes it a misde meanor to nech'ct to file w ith the coun ty clerk the names of the persons composing- a company or a partnership. Police Inspector MeOluskey said that thearieston a technical chartce is said to have been due to a fear that the notorie ty given the case mijrht cause the men concerned to leave the city. AU the books of the company were seized. These records will be gone over o-irefully and th company's customers communicated with. Tne company has been advertising- very largely in Italian and Yiddish newspapers. Among the names used in the advertisements were those of Samuel YV. Thompson and Walter P. K.-iton, employes of the cus tom house. Ji was announced in "Wash inerton last nisht that Assistant Secre tary of the Treasury Armstrong had received a written report from these officials r -sp 'Ctinsj their alleged con nection with the onnmany. THREE mnE COUNTS In Hie Indictment Found Against Machen and Oroffs. YashnETton, June 29 Thr distrirt at-t"T-ney this mnrnlnir announrrd that the prand jury would today brinpr in addi toinal indictmonts ac;airist Auut V. Machon and lrff BrDthrs in thp case of Machen for receiving, a bvibe and in the case of CJroff Brothers for giving a bribe. Thee indirtm'nts a re br 'Ulit in to cover three additional counts and to put the first indictment on the same f ootintr as the second, which latter in volved the Iorenzs of Toledo.O-.on the charge of conspiracy to defi.aud. Thr indictments werp rertoi ted at 1:30. At thp suiTETt'stion of Justice Pritchard presiding- over criminal court No. 1, t t;e lptr.da nts will be arraigned this week. ITS TIHKD TKIAL. Old Mari8-Wilson Case Is Again Be fore Court. The third trial of rieorere Maris and Charles I,. Wilson, charsred with obtain ing money under false pretenses was b- un in the district court this, morn intc. in 18!R Mai is and Wilson sold 307 head i f cattle to II. S. Van irsdale. The price paid was SI 1.. "no. Ijiter VanOrsdale. found the cattle, to be mort.tr.aged and the claim of the holder of the mort trae was sustained in the Pnited States court. Van irsdale lost the cattle. He had Mai is and Wilson arrested on thi criminal charge of olitainins money un der false pretenses. The defendants claim that VanOrsdale bought the cattle, subject to the mortRaco and that the maik"t fell, feed was high and he was forced to sell and thereby lost on the investment anil that he has. no criminal ehartte aR-ainst thorn. On the first trial Maris and Wilson were convicted before Judtre Hazen, A new trial was granted on I he p round that the court erred in not allowing the men, who were tried jointly, to have six jury challenges each. t in the second trial the jury disagreed. This time the defendants will be tried siparately. Maris' trial is now on. A. P. Jotmore. formerly county attorney and now of New- York, is assisting ('ottr.ty Attorney Hunale in the prose cution of the case. C. P. Hayden, Eu pene Hapan and A. P. Williams are the attorneys for- the defense. CAUGHT BETWEEN CARS Two Men Hurt in a Trolley Car Kunawav. Cleveland, June 20. An electric car heavily loaded witit passengers became liilina nap-cable whtle descending; a hill mt "Wilson avenue early today and col lided with another cat at the foot of the incline with terrific tone, resulting in the M'ri.iiis injury of two men. while several other pass-mers v ere badly bruised and cut. William H. Fuller and llf-rry Zimmerman, both of this city, were eaupht betw. - n the two cars and crushed. Fuller may die. Changes Its Charter. M. P. Younkin stated this morninp that Puildinp Laborers' union 9177, of which he is seorMaiy. has ohanped irs charter from the American Federation of Pabor to the Interna tion-il Hcid far riers and Puildinp Laborers' Union of America. The purpose of this ehanpe is to make union cards piood not only in the Pnited States but in Canada. An open meetinp will be held Tuesday night at 420 Kansas avenue for the purpose of getting in new members. All building laborers are urged to attend. HELD FOR HOBQER i "Lord" Harrington Again a Prisoner In St. Louis. This Time He Is Charged With Killing a .Man. ANOTHER ARREST 3IADE A Personal Friend of Harring ton's Named Mitchell Held on Suspicion of ilaring (Juilty Knowledge. St. Louis, June 20. Beside a pool of water in an abandoned quarry near Bontiis station on the St. Louis, St. Charles & Western railroad, twelve miles west of the city limits, was founA today the body of James P. MeCan.i. a former owner of race horses, who lived at 2002 Franklin avenue, and in connection with whose disappearance on June 18 "Lord" Harrington was arrested last Thursday by the police and subsequently released. "Lord" Barrinston has again been arrested and is held by the police. 3t is expected that a warrant will be is., sued charging him with the murder of McCann. The body was entirely naked, and from all appearances death had resulted from drowning. Special Officer Gratiot Cabanne discovered the clead man's shoes about one-fourth of a mile from the place where lay th body. About 1 no yards from the body was found MeCann's pocket book, con taining only four car tickets. These articles have been positively identified by Mrs. McCann as the property o her husband. Information was conveyed to Chief Desmond of the finding of the body by J. Li. C. Lucas, whose home is near by. Mr. Lucas says that a few- nights ago two men were seen to get off the car at Bor.fUs station and wuik toward the quarry. I-at-r several shots were fir-.;, but at the time nothing was thougnt of the incident. This fact would indi cate that the dead man went to the place in company of only one person, and it will be the effort ot the polic to discover the identity of that person. As soon as it became known that it was McCann, detectives were sent to the dead man's home and arrested "Lord" Harrington, who has been a lodger at the house since retiring from the saloon business, which he engaged in for a time after leaving- the work house, where he was sent after his mar riage to and rei.uiii-.tion by Grace Wil helmina Cochrane, a young woman from Kansas City, Kan., who was inveigled into wedding the adventurous "noble man." Harrington and McCann were seen to gether at the Suburban garden just prior to the latter's disappearance. Har rington was placed under arrest at the instance nf Detectives Cordell and Schmitlt last Thursday. Assistant Pros ecuting Attorney Lalton was unable to issue a warrant holding him because ot insufficient evident e in regard to the disappearance of McCann. During Friday Harrington was sweat ed and said that he had been with Mc Cann Et the Suburban park on the night of his disappearance, and that McCann had quarreled with two men, and that he defended McCann in the quarrel. Fri day evening Harrington was release! from custody. no sufficient evidence having been produced against him. The police now claim to have dis covered sufficient evidence to point to Harrington as the murderer. The mo tive for the murder is supposed to have been robbery. Harrington was taken at once to the Four Courts and was again "sweated" by Chief Desmond. He will be held in custody until the mystery of MeCann's death is cleared. Harrington's explana tion to Chief Desmond on his connection with MeCann's disappearance follows: "Mrs. McCann had a headnche and McCann and I started to the drug store to get some medicine for her. At the drug store McCann met a man and two women whom he knew. They were going to Suburban park, and without giving the medicine further thought McCann said that he would join them. 1 was not introduced to the women. Soon after we arrived at the garden we left the man and the two women and and later met a party of four, two men and two women. McCann seemed to know them real well and we joined them. "McCann was intoxicated and he be gan to quarrel, with me. He struck me on the head with a cane, but realizing that he was not himself, I stayed with him. We all went toward the gate and McCann went away in company with one of the girls. AVe followed and walk ed about five blocks, when we came to a cross road. Here McCann and the girl left the tracks and started up the toad. AVe went back for a few minutes, but suddenly the girl screamed and the strangers ran to her assistance. I saw both men assault McCann and I ran to his assistance. As I did so one of the men met me and knocked me down. "I was stunned from the blow-, an 1 lay on the ground for several minutes. One of the men departed and he finally returned with a cab. It was about 1 o'clock in the morning, and I could not imagine where he got the carriage. I arose, and McCann. who had recovered his senses, came tip to me and asked me to lend him what money I had. I had $27.50 with me. and I gave it to him. McCann then, murh to my sur prise, got into the cab with the men who had assaulted him. I urged him not to go with them, whereupon one of the men advanced on me and knocked me down again. Then he kicked me into a grutter. and I lost consciousness. "I was aroused about 4 o'clock in th-" morning by rain falling in my face. I was covered with blood, and my nose was swelling1 where one of the men had struck me. I did not see McCann afti i he got into the carriage , with the four persons. I was not introduced to them and do not know who they were. Th girl's name was Minnie." The following day. according to Plar--rington, Mrs. McCann received a tele phone message in which she was aske.i to send $-00 to her husband, who wr.:t said to be in Centralia, 111. She was rec:t iet?d to s"nd the money by reg istered mail. Mrs. McCann askd Har rington's advice and ths latter told her rot to cnpit the money. He suerr?;estert that she might send tne money by him. but Mrs. McCann objected to this plan. Harrington was taken to the Suburban garden on a street car by the detec tives. A. C. Davis, attorney for Mrs. McCann, accompanied the party. The detectives and Harrington got off the car at the garden and walked west or. the suburban tracks. After walking about half a mile th" party came lo a road crossing the tracks. Harrington at once exclaimed: "This is the place." He the n pointed out the field where, he declared, McCann and the girl, "Minnie." were w hn she screamet. He showed the spot where, he declared, the light took place, and pointed out the place where he was kicked into thi gutter. Asa K. Mitchell, who claims to be agent of a spring water company. ha been arrested on suspicion that he knows something of the McCann mur der, Mitchell admitted that he was a personal friend of Harrington, who is under arrest charged with the murder and that on June 22. he wrote a note to Harrington which read: "Fred 1 am all right; don't send what I asked for." The note was signed '"Jiin." This is the note Harrington received and show ed to Mrs. McCann to convince her the missing husband was out of trouble. Sheriff Mencken of St. Louis county, into whose custody Harrington was giv en afte- the visit to the stone quarry where MeCann's body was found, de veloped two important points. He se cured from Harrington the statement: that he and McCann were alone at Hoir lils on the nitrht of the murder, June 18, when they had trouble, and threat ened him several times because he in terfered between him (McCann) and Mrs. McCann when they hud quarrels. In the second place Sheriff Mencken found out that Barring-ton spoke Ger man fluently and with an accent which makes both the sher iff and others who heard him talk believe that he is a na tive of Germany and not an Englishman. FIRST GALL MAI Christian Party Fixes Conven tion Date and Place. To Nominate National Ticket in May at St. Louis. Davenport, la., June 20. William R. Henkert, chairman of the national ex ecutive committee of the United Chris tian party, has issued a call for a na tional convention of that party for May 1 to 4, 1004, at the World's fair St. Louis. The call states that the convention will be held for the purpose of "Economic discussion and peace on earth in the name and spirit of Jesus Christ, and to further accomplish this great purpose by recommending or nominating can didates for president and vice president of the Pnited States, on a world wide platform on which all Christians and patriot can stand and finally unite, pledged to stand for the to-lon in His name." The call suggests a woman for vice .president. POLICE CHEF SHOT While Trying to Arrest Viola tor of Sunday Law. Chicago. June -20. A dispatch to the j Tribune from Findlay, C, says: i AVhile attempting to arrest Fred Kip- j pen for violating the Sunday saloon j closing ordinance. Chief Kramer was j shot in the arm and Police Captain t Hoth narrowly esr-aped bei:i hit. The! police were forcine; an entrance through ; the front door when fired upon. Not : until Roth had covered Kippen from a . side window- did he give up and walk j out. Kramer then started to enter the place, but was met with filing from the I inside. Five men were summoned from headquarters and the place was entirely ; surrounded. After one of lioth's shots a cry went up from the inside, indicat ing that one of the bullets had taken effect. Early today the place was still , surrounded but the police were held at j bay, as several attempts to enter were i met with firing from the inside. Subsequently the men in the saloon surrendered to the officers and were held as witnesses against the saloon j keeper. Kippen says he thought burg- ' lars were attempting to rob him, but as Chief Kramer called upon hint to j consider himself under arrest for vio lating the Sunday closing law. he has been charged with shooting with intent to kill. KEPT5IN BY RAIN. l'resident Roosevelt Puts in the Time at Work. Oyster Bay, N. Y., June 20. Rain in a heavy continuous downpour kept the president indoors today. Early in the day Secretary Loe-b went to the Roose velt house and he and the president spent nearly three hours in the handling of mail and the transaction of execu tive business. Dr. Lyman Abbott, editor of the Out look, took lunch with the president and Mrs. Roosevelt today. His call was purely social. The executive office in the Moore block was opened for business today and Secretaries Loeb and Barnes were busy getting them irrto shape for their summer's work. GIRL KILLS HERSELF. Elizie Buehler Jumps in Front of Train at Jamestown, N. Y. Jamestown. X. Y.. June 29. M'ss Elizie Buehler, of 6816 Morgan street. Chicago, threw herself in front of a passengrr train at the depot at la o'clock Saturday and was ground to pieces. The reason for her act is not known. She had been visiting; th mother of her betrothed, Gilbert Lin dergren. to whom she was to be mar ried in a few months. Their courtship had been particularly happy. The young man is overcome with grief. A letter which the young woman held in her hand at the time she killed herself has been forwarded to her mother. The body will be shipped to Chicago. Miss Buehler was 25 years old. Earthquake in Persia. Ellzabethpol, Transcaucasia, June 29. A severe earthquake is reported to have occurred at Enzelli, province of Chilan. Persia. No details have reach ed here. Temperatures of Large Cities. Chicago, June 29. 7 a. m. tempera tures: New York 60, Boston 60, Phila delphia 66. AVashington 6S, Chicago 72, Minneapolis 64, Cincinnati 6S, St. Louis 70. IS ABE 0000. Judge Hazen Decides Water works Case Today. The Election Was Properly Called and Legal. COVERS EVERY POIXT. Discusses the Question from Every Phase. Application for an Injunction Is Denied. Appeal Will Be Tc-ken to Su preme Court. Judge Hazen passed upon the validity of the bonds voted at the last general election for the purchase of the water works system by the city and held the bonds to be valid. The case will be ap pealed to the supreme court and an ef fort will be made to have the hearing during the July sitting. The case in the district court was brought in the form of an injunction to test the validity of the bonds. Judge J. T. Clark was the plaintiff represented by Garver and Larimer. City Attorney Spencer and J. D. McFarland appeared for- the city of Topeka. The case was tried on an agreed statement of facts. In delivering his opinion refusing the temporary injunction asked for to pre vent the Issuance of the bonds Judge Hazen said: "The first point raised on behalf of the plaintiff is that the elec tion to vote on the bonds was held with out authority and w-as not properly called. It was contended that the mayor and city council should have passed upon the petition asking for tiie election and that only the mayor passed on :t. The law- requires that when two-thirds of the voters sign such a petition and piesent it to the mayor that he shall call an election. My judgment is that the authority was vested in the mayor, al though it would hia been well to hive hid be th the mayo:' r.r council pass upon the petition. Elsewhere in the new city charter- act it is required that peti tions shall be passed on by both the mayor and council. This is the closest point the city wiil have to meet in the case. "The next question urged is that there is a mortgage on the property which the city means to purchase and that the city has no right to assume property which is encumbered. It might be that the city could not assume a mortgage but the fact that the city buys the property subject to a mwtsage does not invalidate the purchase. "The next claim on the part of the plaintiff Is that the legislature of 1H01 provided that this new law be publish ed in the official city papej. The legis lature certainly intended that to read 'official state paper' aird the law was published in the official state paper. This only shows carelessness on the part of the legislatuie. The court ha- a right to read the law as the legis lature intended it to be. "The next claim is that there is or was no indebtedness and that bonds can he issued only for debt. By the time the bonds are delivered the city will have agreed to buy the waterworks and there will be an existing indebtedness. "It is also contended that the bonds did not receive enough votes. The bond election was held at the same time as the general election. The courts have held that such elections are separate. A majority of those voting on the bond proposition were for it and it carried. The ballots cast which were blank can not be counted as votes. "The next contention is that the peti tion was presented under an old law and that the election was called under a now law: that the edd law was repealed and therefore there was no authority for the holding of the election. Section 2d0 of the new city c-arter act provides that the new law shall not offset build ings, proceedings, etc., started and not finished when the law was passed. That these proceedings were started under an old law does not interfere with the pro ceedings. "It is my judgment that the applica tion for an injunction should be de nied." ARM 01 R KAISEirS GFEST. Invited to Dock His Yacht at Kiel for Repair3. Kiel, June 20. The officers of the I'nited States squadron this afternoon received about l.OoO guests on board the flagship Kearsarge, principally German naval officers and visiting Americans. There will be a smoker on the Kear sarge tonight. Mr. Myer. the I'nited St.ites ambas sador to Italy, lunched with Emperor William on tile Hohenzollern. The emperor today again sent to Alli son V. Armour to inquire if h- would not dock his yact t. which was damaged in collision with the steamer Dobrog-ea last Friday, at the government y.ird but Mr. At-moli'.- declined for the present, as the vacht is not disabled. Mr. Armour tomorrow will accompany the emperor on the latter's yacht Meteor to Eckern forcl. BRAKES DIDN'T WORK. Two Persons Killed in a Trolley Car Accident. Chicago, June 29. Crow ded with home bound passengers, an Archer avenue trolley car crashed into a belt line freight train at Archer avenue and Forty-sever.th street early today. Two passengers were killed and many were injured. THE DEAD: MINNIE MALSTROM. VNKNOWN MAN. AVilnesses to the accident say the trol ley car brakes refused to work and the car crashed into the freight tram. 1,000 Immigrants a Day. New York, June 20. Over one thousand immigrantr w-ere landed at Ellis Islaau on Sunday. They came on the Patria and Fnrnessia' and were mostly from Italy and rearby countries. The medical ofiic rs of the immigration bureau made a most care ful and critical examination of them, as the government has been notified by its agents in Europe that imbeciles and pau pers are being shipped in numbers. MERGTR1 ON A CLIMB. Today Appeared Like Real Summer Weather. The mercury set out today on a climb which felt and looked before noon lik-j a record breaker. By 11 o'clock the government thermometer was up to S5 and straw hats were in demand. The forecast for Kansas sent out to day is "Probably showers and thunder storms tonight and Tuesday." Today's corn and wheat region bulletin says: "The temperature has risen deoidedly in Kansas with partly cloudy weather in the western por tion of the state, and clear in the eastern and in western Missouri. The temperature has risers somewhat In the western districts. Showers have occurred in all districts except the Kansas Cily district." The maximum and minimum temper atures for the 24 hours ending this morning at 7 o'clock were as follows: Baker. 86, 62; Concordia, SS. 70: Dodge City. 00. 70; Dresden. ftH, 70; Fort Scott, M, 64; Haves Citv, S6, 66; McF'herson, 92, 6S; Manhattan, 94. 64: Osag-e City. SS. ; Sedan, 86, 66; Topeka, 87, 66; To ronto, iS, 64; Wichita. 86, 70. The wind today has been south, blow ing IS miles tin hour. The hourly tem peratures recorded by the government ..thermometer today were as follows: 7 o'clock 71 11 o'clock KS 8 o'clock 76 I 12 o'clock 88 9 o'clock 7! 1 o'clock 80 10 o'clock 83 j 2 o'clock 89 ALLISOIJ HAS IT. Tariff Plank of Iowa Republi cans in His Pocket. Des Moines, June 29. Delegates are already arriving for the Republican state convention which will convene here on Wednesday. Secretary of Agri culture AVilson. who is a delegate, will arrive this evening in company with Senator Allison, who has the tariff plank already prepared for submission to the committee on resolutions. The contending factions over the adoption of the tariff plank some time ago reach ed an agreement to the effect that Sen ator Allison should prepare a plank cov ering the tariff as the result of the agi tation on the subject in this state. FORGOT THE PERMIT. Street Railway Workmen Nar rowly Escape Arrest. City Engineer McCabe came near causing the arrest of a party of 75 Topeka railway company laborers who were engaged in tearing up the curved track and switch at the corner of Sev enth and Quiney streets. Mayor Her gundthal advised leniency because this was their first offense, at least since the reorganization of the railway company, and McCabe forebore to have them hauled into police court As soon as McCabe bore down upon the gang of workmen one of them hastened to a telephone and informed the officials of their trouble. In les. than three minutes three functionaries of the company were coming breath lessly to secure the necessary permit from the city engineer. Two of them w-ere Treasurer F. G. Kelly and Attor ney T. P. Doran. City Engineer Mc Cabe assured them that they were let off this time by a special outburst ot executive clemency, and that another offense would probablv cost them some thing. The railway company is making an j effort to op. n a loop line from Madison, (street on Seventh to Kansas avenue ; and. from Kansas avenue to Madison j street on Eighth avenue. The trac k on ! Quiney street w ill not be torn up at : present, and may be retained for use permanently. The switch that was taken from the corner of Seventh and Quiney streets is to be placet at Sev. enth and Kansas avenue, where work men are already making an excavation for it. The railway companv has de. j c ided to abandon the excavation made on East Twelfth street between Kan. ; sas avenue and Madison street, whers j it was at first intended to make con j nections with Kansas avenue for the V i m wood busin"ss. This place will li ! filled uii. Saturday morning work wn? ; begun on East Eighth street and ,u I excavation completed for a track con jnecting the present Eighth street j "stub" with the Madison street line. If jtho company is fortunate in securing I material for the work this loop will be 1 completed in time for use on the 1-ourth of July. The finishing touches are being put on the Twelfth street viaduct, and the remainder of the Vine wood line has been readv for use for. months. Topeka will be in extremely bad shape for a proper celebration of the F'ourth of July unless Vinewoo-! park is placed at jts disposal. F. G. Kelly, of the Topeka Railway ! company, said this morning: "We are making strenuous endeavors t to open the Vinewood Park line for use on the Fourth of July. Hut because we can't get tics with which to complete our connections w ith the Kansas avenue line it is very uncertain whether we will ; be able to clo it or not. Our work is tied up now- for want of ties. It will I be a shame if we can't get the line . op.cn ; for the Fourth of July business and if i Ave do not it will be only because its completion will be an impossibility." The difficulty which arose out of the endeavor of both the Topeka Railw-av company and the A'inewood Park com pany to occupy East Fifth street for Santa Fe depot connections was dispos ed of when the two companies merged. A Santa Ee loop W to be constructed and both. Fourth and Eifth streets used by the new- company. The residents of Fifth street have consented to this ar rangement with the provision that the paving between the tracks shall put Eifth street in fit condition for travel. Mr. Kelly said this morning that he dicl not know in which direction cars would be run on this loop. It is a mat ter of grave concern to the manage ment of the Throoo hotel which gets a large amount of the traveling men's business on account of its location on the pa-esent Santa Fe depot line. Should the new iine go east on Fourth street ! and return on Fifth street a lot of that j business would be brought up town to i the other hotels. Mass in Private ChapeL Rome. June 20. This being St. Peter? day the pope celebrated mass In the pri vate chapel adjoining his oedroom in the pre-ence of bis chaplain and members ot the" pontiff's familv. The temperature here is Fahrenheit, but the pope does not suffer, saying that the warm weather suits him. Weather Indications. Chicago, June 29. Forecast for Kan sas: Probably showers and thunder storms tonight and Tuesday; southerly winds. BUT SIXJSGAPED Out of 300 Passengers on a Wrecked Hallway Train Only Half a Dozen Wtiolly Es caped Injury. 100 BODIES TAKES OUT. Entire Train Fell Fifty Feet Into the Kiver. Many Corpses Floated Away Down the Stream. Madrid, June 2'.. Fourteen bodies ail fifty injured persons have been extri cated from the wreck of the Bilbao train which overturned at NejenU river. According to official Information, 21 persons were killed and 60 other seri ously injured. Many of the latter w i-l die. Of the 300 passengers on the train. It is stated that only six escaped un hurt. The train, which was compose! cf two engines and sixteen coaches, v-as crossing the bridge when the couplings between the engines broke. The sec ond engine left the track and fell, fol lowed by the entire train, into the 1 of the river. Fortunately the ati w as low. The nearest medical attendance was a mile and a half distant, and thos passengers who were least injured aid ed the others and did all possible ur.t.t the arrival of relief trains bringm-j nurses, doctors and soldiers fron Bilbao The train fell 50 feet from the bri-U to the river bed, the coaches piling cp in a mass of splintered wood and iron work. The scene is described as horri fying. Many corpses were carri-d d i a the stream, which was actually red. dened with blood. It was found im possible to extricate numbers of the in jured, who were pinioned und-r th wreckage. A railway guard was arrest ed in the act of robbing the d-ad an narrowly escaped lynching. It is believed that the official figure underestimate the number of killed, some accounts giving the number of dead as 100. The full extent of thf catastrophe will only be known when the wreckage has b-en clear'd awa;-. By midnight 100 bodies had been ex trioated from the wreck of the Kilhio train which was overturned from bridge into the Nejerilla river, and it estimated that 70 coi pses remain in the wrec kage. The bodies are horribly mu tilated. Difficulties betwe. n the civil and military authorities rendered tlii work ot rescue more ditfioult. That many prosperous persons are amor.ir the victims is testified to by the ci ". t quantity of money and jewelry coitet-U ed by the grendarm.es. HAfiKA WOULD PREACH. Would Be Salvation Army WorkerUflie Had Time. Cleveland, June 20. A fin., new cita del to be tjpe'l as hr-a-Iquartrs fov th Salvation army in thi city and vicinity ; was dedicated Sunday. Senator Hanra was chairman of the occasion and rod? ; an address of half an hour's diii-aiinri. j He spoke almost entirely of the v.r! j done by the army and craied it. lie - said that, ii he had tim to pr-ach, he i would hf.-lp the Salvation anny wth ru ! voice. Commander 1 mth-Tiick-r. in ; inti oducini? S natT Hanna, sai l rht he was a man who was wll known and ' rt--? peeled in this country and Kr.e'an'1. 'Colonel Myron T. Ii-rrick spi-kr' bri-r!y in praise of tlu army's work. AmoMir , other visitors of special prominrnns at the dedication was Gnral S. B. M. : Idling of the I'nited .States army, who j is a Kuest of t'olonel Hrrick. Com ! mander Booth-Tucker said that th i citadel would be an inspiration in ' army in other cities to erect simM-i r i structures. The property is wrta ! $100,000. Jude Ftevenson Burke a n i '. A . Ora selli each Kave towards iiqui- dating" the indt btedness of the bui'dir-iT i and both Senator Hanna and t.oloi;--i ; Herrick made promises of further con I tributions lo the fund: Senator Manna, I alreadv having piven $:l.rl0 and C"lor.l Herrick having been one of th army's best friends in several ways. SHOT INTO A CAR. Six rersons Seriously Wounded tiy Negro Seeking KeTenge. Media, Ta., June 20. Six persons have been shot and severely wounded in a trolley car between Media and Chester. A negro, believed to have been seeking revenge because the conductor of the car recently ejected him, discharged both barrels of a shotgun at the car as it passed a lonely spot in the coun try. The car was crowded and the shots coming from the roadside caused a wild fright among the passengers, most of whom were women. Four of the latter were among the wounded. They re ceived shots about the arms and chest. The negro fired from a c lump of bushes and in the excitement which ensue-i made his escape. Big Costs in Emporia Suit. Emporia. Kas.. June 20. In the dis trict court the journal entry was filed in the E. F. Sprague vs. Santa Fe . are over the burning of the Sprague plan ing mill. As the Santa Fe won. the costs are charged to Sprague. but he will take it to the supreme court Tne costs in ftre big case were th" larges ef any case for a long time. The SfiiU Fe's were JnS9.ri) and Sprague's court costs were SS25.54, making a total of Jl, 413.04. It costs S126 to make a brief lor the supreme court. The costs do not include their attorney's fees. A Decision Tomorrow. Trenton, N". J.. June 20 Judge Kirkrst rick sat In the I'nited States circuit cert here todav, but made no announcement in the case cf the application for the appoint ment of a receiver for the I'nited S - i Shipbmldir.ff company. A decision UI l announced by Judge Kirkpn trick in ch&ro bers at Newark tomorrow morning.