VOV OI ~ LXV.. N° 21,362.
THE PRESIDENT RETURNS
JUS LOXG TRIP EXDED.
'Back in Washington, and Ready for
Hard Work, He Says.
Washington, May 11. — President Roosevelt
reacted home at midnight to-night from his
Western trip, which he regards as one of the
most enjoyable Journeys he has ever taken. He
travelled 6,000 miles and passed through twelve
States and three Territories Maryland, Penn
sylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Illinois, Mis
souri, Kansas, Indian Territory, Texas, Okla
homa, New-Mexico, Colorado, Nebraska and
lowa. Every State and Territory in the Union
except Florida and Arkansas has been visited
by Mr Roosevelt since he became President, and
It is his Intention to accept the hospitality of
these States before his term ends. it is prob
able that he will make a trip to the South some
time before Congress meets in the fall.
The President left the train immediately after
It reached the station. He shook hands with
the railroad employes, newspaper men s|nd
others who greeted him. Then with Dr. Lam
bert he entered his carriage and went to the
White House. Marshal Palmer, of the District
of Columbia, and Assistant Secretary Barnes,
of the White House staff, -were at the station to
meet him. Gilford Pinchot, Chief of the Bu
reau of Forestry, was the President's guest from
Th,. , ■ ■ s at every point where the
President s] If said l>y i of the
heart! «t ever Riven to
him on anj trip. The President was particu
larly pleased with the manner in which he was
rerp!v . . : ial dinners were nu
trip, but he told the crew of his
; - that he never enjoyed any
thing more than the meals they prepared for
■j-j le j i din excellent health an»?
rpirits, and has evidently been greatly benefited
by his bui ' Hc * showed no fatigue as
a result of his I ag journey.
The trip from Chicago war. without especially
noteworthy No lori ? Btops were made,
end the President delivered no formal speeches.
At Plttsburjc. Harrteburg and some other places
be made brh • rowda in wait-
Sr.g. At Pittsburg be said:
I have certainly enjoyed my vacation. It has
done me much good, and I am going back to
Washington to work. I will use all the power
vested in me to give each and all justice, and
there shall be privileges to none.
At Harrisburg he said that after several weeks
of pleasure be was glad to get back to hard
PRESIDENT GREETS MRS. M'KINLEY.
Disappointed Because His Train Did Not
Stop at Canton.
Canton, Ohio, May 11.— President Roosevelt was
flicappointed because no- arrangements had been
made to have his special train stop here- to-day.
The following letter was dropped off at the station
to be delivered to Mrs. McKinley:
May 11. 1905.
Mrs. McKinley, Canton. Ohio.
Pray accept my best wishes and earnest hope that
you are feeling well. I never knew that the train
wsa to pass thrcugrh Canton until "after it had
started from Chicago, end I found that it was too
late to change the schedule Otherwise I should
have stopped to see you In person.
May all blessings attend you.
Th* train went through Canton at 10:05 o'clock
this morning. The President was on the rear plat
form of his car, and bowed acknowledgments to the
cheers of the crowd at the station.
DUNNE PRAISES SPEECH.
Declares President Did Much to
[BT TELEGRAPH TO THE TRIBCNE.]
Chicago, May 11.— sorrow that seemed to
oppress Mayor Dunne until yesterday had dis
appeared to-day. The face of Chicago's chief
executive was full of emiles, be walked more
briskly, and his eyes were brighter than any
lone had pec-n them for the last two weeks.
"The strike atmosphere has very materially
cleared," he said. "I attribute this to President
Roosevelt more than to any other Individual.
I indorse everything the President said yester
day to the laboring men who submitted to him
a memonniaJ. 1 indorse all that be said at last
right's banquet. '
'President Roosevelt Is a great, strong;, brave
man. }>■■ has backbone. What he said has al
ready had wonderful weight with the public.
His declaration that the city was behind the
peaceful citizens, the law abiding element, that
the State was behind the city and the national
government behind the .State, ill ready to act
If necessary, has done much to help Chicago In
LABOR MEN PRAISE FRESIDENT.
Leaders Declare They Are in Hearty Accord
with His Chicago Speech.
[BT rBXBKZRAPB TO THE TBIBTWB.J
Ptttaburs, :.lr,y LL— Pittsburs labor leaders
I hearty accord with the statements made
by the Prarideot ;>t Chicago yesterday to the
• that city. Patrick
7 : of the United Mine Workers,
The President is right. He never uttered truer
vrords than when he said that the laws had to be
obeyed by rich and poor alike. While the Presi
dent favors unionism, he will not tolerate law
lessness under the guise of unionism.
K. EL Glass, business agent of the Sheet Metal
Workers' Union, said:
No true union man enn take offence at what
th* President said. I believe that he, as Presi
dent, la doinj? more for trade unions than any
other occupant thi- White House ever had.
MRS. HOWE BENDS POEM.
Honors a Boston Theatre at 5,000 th
[BT TELEIRAPH TO THE TBIBtXE ]
Boston, May 11 — The .',oooth consecutive per
formance at the Castle Square Theatre was
marked to-day by a poem from Mrs. Julia Ward
Howe, written for the occasion, which was read
from the sta«e by Harvard Ffarwrt. and was
j>rinted In a blue and gold souvenir programme.
The entertainment was the regular performance
of the week's bill.
Since the opening of the theatre, the curtain
has been run up and down 63.144 times in all.
and 1* now on Us 420 th mile of Journeying.
COLONEL GREENE'S HUNTING PARTY.
[BT TELEGRAPH TO THE TRIBUNE.]
El Pa*o. Texas, May 11.— The first report from
tha iivax'Jtif. party of national lawmakers taken
Into th*-wilfis of Northern Mexico by Colonel W.
C. Greene, at WeW-Tork and Xl ]»aso, states that
CongresamfjQ Stephens, of Texas, killed a deer,
Colonel Gtstnt: brought down a black bear, and
Congresfirr^ji Bpencer Blackburn, of North Caro
lina, killed a wild turkey.
• JAPANESE SILVER PIECES
la wonderful repousse desjgr.3. very low prices.
Mirmod, Jaccard & Kine. at No. 400 Fifth Aye.—
Js!££J!^A t S3S^*Z£L NEW- YORK. FRIDAY. MAY 12. 1905. -SIXTEEN AGES.- bT tJEBS&ISSsu**.
(■Copyright. 19fl!>, by trnflorwoofl ft Underwood.)
Bl^lloj^ ON OIL TRUST.
COXDEMXS ITS METHODS.
Episcopal Congress Addresses Along
"Tainted Money" Lines.
The recent controversy in the Consreß.itional
Church over the gift of John r>. Rockefeller of
$100,000 to the Foreign .Missions fund was re
called vividly to those who last night heard the
Rev. Dr. William H. Van Allen, of i: ston, tell
the Episcopalian Church Congress, in Brooklyn,
that the Church wanted none of the wealth ob
tained by the flotation of such enterprises as
the so-called Shipbuilding Trust. Again the
discussion as to whether or not churches should
accept money taken from trust profits was in
jected into the congress when Bishop Coadjutor
Alexander Macay-Smith, of Pennsylvania, con
demned the Standard Oil and its methods.
The addresses of both these clergymen evoked
spirited applause. The topic under diseusrion
was "The Church and Public Brig:indu-j<?." On
the platform at Association Hall sat Bishop
Burgess, of the Diocese of Long Island, and
other clergy and in the large audience were
prominent laymen from all over the United
"The principles of Christianity ar. in their
last analysis, simply the principles of fn.ir play,"
eaid Bishop Mackay-Smith, "They are founded
on the conviction that that which hinders the
progress of the world, In the long run, is human
and human selfishness, generally In some
subtle form which, for i ■ ition of
humanity, clothes Itself In line ■ I pop
ularly passes by a splendid title. Look at the
greatest monopoly which one can us.- for il
lustration, that by which one of the most
ful discoveries of ih>- l; : si century, and o ■
vtously Intended by Providence for the benefit
of the country at large, has passed Into
p'-lfK-h hands, through unscrupulous manipu
lation, viz.. the control of mineral oil. Men may,
and do, defend the Beries ot tri'-ks by which
the control of this great >rift of nature has
fallen Into thi hands of a few '
n.:iV say It Is a reward of cleverness, and that
the quality of the article, as well as it
have Inured, In th'- end, to the advantage of
th" public. Such argument, however, Is all In
vain, for it can be met and answered by the
simple statement that the methods und<
servation are such as always, In the l"M^ run.
if unchecked, result In the ruin of nations, it
was th" habit of calling wrrong things by a
good name which brought 1 1 1 • ■ Empire of
to rotteni ess.
nn. K. K. L. GODI-D <>:. "GRAFT."
Dr. Smith was followed by I >r. ]■:. r t.. Gould.
ex-('ity Chamberlain, promimnt In i?.<- Clti
zens Union, and a possible candidate for Mayor
on the anti-Tammany tick--t this fall. "The
history of 'Kraft' is marked by three distinct
stages," s.-ii'l Dr. Gould. "The first we may call
anarchical. The second was 'syndicated,' and
tli*- ii:;..i stage has !• ome Imperialized." !)<•
Th<- boss reserves all, or nearly all for him
self. This condition lia« been made possible
by that co centratlon in political machinery
which has developed v. ',\h concentration In in
dustrial iiffai/s and Is n striking characteristic
of th<- age. Special privilege which needs public
sanction is easlesi and most surely arranged
between Individuals. This age has Its fetish In
the- "economy of concentration," and here is
our- of the practical outcomes, a trust desires
franchise privileges for which it Is not williiiK'
to pay proper compensation. By all means the
easiest way Is to contribute liberally to a cam
paign fund, of which no accounting is bad, and
thus lay the victorious machine under obliga
tions to secure what it wants.
A solid Justification of its verity is the rapid
accumulation of wealth In the case of city bosses
witla otherwise Insignificant means of material
Such diversion of public wealth, means an in
sidious and effective perversion of public morals.
The very foundations of democracy are under
mined. In modern Anglo-Saxondom the church
was the parent of democracy, and, consequently,
there should be ever maintained a fostering care.
The church, as the natural exponent of morality
and right living, cannot escape responsibility
while this '•graft 1 n >r" process i.« poing on.
The church must take its place as a correlative
part of organized democracy, and through puiplt
exposition and parochial philanthropy seek to
establish strong currents of lntluence. If pood
people keep out of politics because it is a 'low
business" it will always be a "low business." Th*»
church should seek to foster the proper point of
view, which Is. that the direction of human af
fairs in society through the various agencl
government with a view of attaining the best
pond of yourself and your neighbors is one of the
highest of human preoccupations.
"Cultured people have reached that degree of
civilization when they are against using su
perior physical force in getting the other man's
money, but they are not yet to the point where
they are against using superior skill for achiev
ing substantially the same result." said Dr.
Flivel S Luther, president of Trinity College,
Hartford. "1 claim that any man that makes
money that represents another man's loss is a
L. Bradford Prince, who was in the State
legislature In the days of Tweed and helped to
Continued on siitn-utli page.
PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT IN COLORADO AND IN WASHINGTON.
DROIVXIXG IX KITCHEX.
Ttco Colored Children Found with
Faucet Turned On.
Two ■ 11 colored children were nearly
• ' .1 '>..n by the aceumula
'. :. of water, owing t" an open faucet whl'h
■ • ough to shut, in the
Kit' h< ■ flat, i;i :i tenement
house ai No 513 West I3d-st They wen dis
w hen tlif wati r was up t"
■ : tilld.
le, colored, Janitor f>f the bouse, ap-
Ibe \\'« st ITth-st, • it ti
;.. and told Sen I - that the lower
there above. Patrolman kink»>r waa
■■ • ■ vest ye n<> fnu!:d th< door of th'
ttiir'l floor flat l ■■ -v- !. but Inside he heard the
•■ . He hrok-- In the
• ■ sttttfis; In the 1
The .children, when the janltArn w!j> ofrere<l
them some bread and milk, ate it ravenously.
Alexander. «\e *jl<i<»3t, K.tUi that hfa father, and
mother d;d not le:ive anything to eat when they
left t!:o fl:it. Sergeant Casa ordered that ths
children be sent to the Children's Society, and
pent Detective O'Nell to the house, to await th.
return of their parents.
STOP L. I. TRAINS.
Health Officers Arrest Engineers on
Smoke Nuisance Charge.
Sudden action by Health Department officers
tied up part of the Long Island Railroad for a
Httle while yesterday afternoon Without
warning, Sanitary Officers Rlley and Mfes;har
just before 4 o'clock c rit' % red the passenger yards
••it [yong Island City and arrested four firemen
on charges of violating the health code by burn
ing soft coal. The engines were ready to take
out trains, and when men could be found to take
the places of those taken from the cabs the
trains were from twenty to thirty-five minutes
Magistrate Smith parolled the firemen for ex
aminatii n later. It is said the action was not
expected, because the company is soon to abol
ish engines within the city's built up section and
substitute electric traction.
CHICAGO I\ IX DATED.
Heavy StorrA Bring* Four Foot
Tidal Wave Great Damage Done.
■ ', LEQRAPH T'> Till! TRIBC.NE !
Chicago, May 11 -A storm which vislt--.i «'ii ;
was the severest in precipitation In
many years. As a result the harbor was stru< k
by a four foot ivave. The life saving crew mem
bers say they never sam anything like ii on Lake
The Bam nditiona were felt all along the
west shore, ami in Kenosha, Wis . and other
places, Including Racine. Further up th<' lake
there waa much damage t<> piers. The < 'liii-.i^.i
River at its mouth Is normal at three-quarters
of v mile, but at the height of Hip ti<iai wave
;i Increased to fully twents miios. in Kenosha
itarlmr the wave carried away everything on the
All over South Chicago basements v>. .•!>- Hooded
to a depth of thr"<^ lo f'>ur feet. Flooding of
subways forced electric lines on tlu- South Hiile
to suspend operations for several hours. Th«»
same condition prevailed In the. downtown busi
ness districts, and ronsidf-raMp damage by wind
and lightning was reported from various jims
of th»- town. A woman sitting la a Wentworth
ave. electric car w.-is struck i>y lightning and se
riously injured. Lightning struck and set fire
to two bouses in different parts of thf toun. The
bed of :i si( k woman was set afire by a holt of
lightning. Her screams aroused the- neighbors,
who <;nn.- and carried her to ■ place of safety.
The heavy downpour continued -'ill this even
ing. Conditions favorable to a cyclonic dis
turbance prevail horo, but the local weather
forecaster thinks it is too cold in Chicago for
any s.-ii«ius blow.
LIMITS HER CAPACITY.
"Woman Should Not Care for More
than Eight Babies."
[BY TFI.EORAPH To TIIK TBIBUXC]
Richmond, Va., 11.— Mrs. Arthur M.
Dodge, president of New-York's Federation of
Day Nurses, to-da.y addressed the Kaatern Pub
lic Educators' Absoi iatlon here and caused much
laughter by this statement:
"Tin- absolute limit of a woman's capacity for
taking care of babies is eight, and she ought
never to have more than six."
Mrs. Dodge did not make it quite i>ar
whether she meant that there ousrht to be a
nurse for each six children in a kindergarten or
that one mother should not rear a greater
(Copyright. 1539, by Roekwoofl.)
THREE HUNDRED ARRESTS
OF ALLEGED WHITECAPS.
Jackson Crowded with Marshals and
Prom 'wen t Prisoners.
[fiY TELEGRAPH TO TUB TKIIUyE.I
Jackson, Miss, May 11.— The Norvelle Hotel
to-night la an armed c;im|>. On the lower floor
are • .•■ headquarters of the Law and Order
L»'nj-u<» of Mississippi, composed of the law
abiding citizens of Jackson and its vicinity, who
have determined that the disgrace of whitecap
plng la to be wiped from the State forever. The
rooms on the upper floor are filled with the al
leged whltecappers. .i" have been arrested by
federal marshal*, and who are under the guard
of federal ••fllcials. Any attempt to intimidate
witnesses or to effect the rescue of a single al
ltr(je:l whltecapper would precipitate trouble. The
ter.cion is Intense, but lute to-night there is no
Iwdk-ution that any tt*W»fvl 1., rwCuelany of the
men cnilt-r i:rr-»»t ".!ll be made.
The lawless element, which hns been partici
pating In the whltecap outrages throughout the
State for the last two years, seem to be thorough
ly cowed by the action taken by the federal gov
ernment, and almost all of those who have ever
been rom-erned In the outrages, and who were
not lndlcter! by the federal grand Jury last week,
have left town for parts unknown. Although
many of the men under arrest are high in social
and political standing there is a tendency to al
low the law to take Its course.
All day long th. federal marshals have been
arriving In Jackson with th-'ir prisoners. On
Monday, when the rases are to be called. It la
expected that all V. .■» .'•."»<> indicted men will have
been brought Into Jackson. Already the hotels
and boarding houses of the city are crowded
with them. More than four hundred witnesses
have been summoned and many of these are
already on the scene The members of the i.iv.
and Order League, who are armed, say that their
only object is to see that the law la allowed to
take its course, and that any one attempting to
intluein-e the witnesses when they are brought
in will be summarily dealt with.
The detectives say that they have sufficient
evidence to bring about the hanging of many of
those who are under arrest, and that they be
lieve that no guilty man will escape.
This is the first time that members of the
st.it.- Legislature and others holding nigh pub
lic positions have been placed on trial for white
capping. It la expected that the trials will take
up at least a month. The search for the white
cappers has been most thorough, and they have
been apprehended in biding places all over Mis
sissippi and Louisiana,
UPHOLDS THE JACKIES.
Galveston Humane Society Filet
Com plaints Against Cutler.
[B1 TKIXORAFH To THR THIBINi: 1
Galveston, May II The Humane Society of
this city has Bled formal complaint against
Commander Cutler of the cruiser Qalvestop for
the alleged cruel ami Inhuman treatment of
the men under him. The complaint l* based on
affidavits from members of the crew charginc:
Hint unwholesome food was served to the men
until they refused to eat. Affer repeated np
peala for better food the commander is charged
with having dismissed the complaint with the
remark that animal food was too S ood for the
iloR? assigne ! to the cruiser.
(»ther iliarK'^:- about placing men In Irons are
given in detail by several of the crew.
PAYS $720,000 FOR LOT.
Ex-Mayor Phclan of San Francisco
Establishes New Record.
Inr Ti:i.E'",iurn to the trithne. ]
San Francisco. May 11 -Kx-Mayor James D.
Phelan was the purchaser to-day of a lot in
Market-sL, adjoining the Phelan Building, for
which be paid $S),(X)O a front foot, the highest
price ever paid for any business property in San
Francisco. Mr. PheWui disglrtssd his purchase
by having his friend, M. Dowley Harvey, act as
The lot Is 77 feet front In Market-st. hy 1074
and ths price pni<i i.* $720,000. By the
square foot this is .<:»7 a foot. Mr. Phelan
owns the corner of Stockton and Market sts..
and this lot. which he bought from William Ede,
will give Mm the entire Market-si front from
Orand-ave. to Btockton-st
NEW SCHEDULE TO ASBURY PARK.
New schedule to I-orn? Branch, Asbury Park and
rolnt Pleasant, will be Inaugurated on May 15 by
t!ie Pennsylvania Railroad. New fast trains and in-
Ureased tarlor car servke.-Advt.
20 DEAD IX DYNAMITE WRECK.
MANY BURNED ALIVE IX DEBRIS AFTER TMEMEX*
DOUS EXPLOSION— MORE THAX 190 INJURED,
Well Known Persons Among Those Hurt in Crash of Pennsylvania
Ex press in Hanitbmrg.
Harrisburg, Perm.. May — Tw-nty persons
are known to be dead and more than en? hun
dred others were injured in the railroad wreck
and dynamite explosion which occurred early
to-day on the Pennsylvania Railroad in th
southern part of this city. That no more •:
sons were killed is considered remarkable by
the Pennsylvania Railroad officials, as a full
boxcar of dynamite exploded directly at th?
middle of the heavy express train. The list of
dead and injured is as follows:
BRIGHT, Paul. Pittiibt:rg.
CRATER. V. L., Pitflurr
CROSBY. Alfred, conductor. Philadelphia.
DOUGHERTY, Mrs. Robert C. I'i.i -,,.f> lp^..:i.
KCHL.JIAN. C, Altoona. Perm
MARTINA. Norm*. seven months oM.
PHILLIPS, James R., Plttsb»irg.
SHAW. . PlttsbUTi:.
SIL.VERMAX. .1. 1... Philadelphia.
THOMAS, H. X.. Parkersburg, Pcnn., engineer of . x
press train. • "" *.
Y.VA'.I.KH. George. Pittsburc ,
Nine unidentified bodlrs.
at THE exßctr: n MANSION*.
TINDE3I* Mrs. James It.. daughter ol Aerator Knox.
TTNDEIa .lanrs R.
AT COMMONWEALTH HOTKI.
SIH'BERT. Sam. theatrical manager. New-York.
AT THE HARRISBLTRG HOSPITAU
AILES; Mrs. Frank. Ptttsbnrs; abrasions of body, cuts of
fare and arm*.
Ai.i.r.N. Rodney D.. Philadelphia; r:.~:u thigh contused;
small abraded woun.l •! risht th.sh.
ANDERSON, .1 VS.. Flttatrarx: burns of face, legs and
ATCHEBON, I". H.. Denver; compound fracture of Ml
cheek 1 ■ nf.
lIARNKS. Jnmes R.. Uniontown. N. J.
BARB, Mrs Albert J., wife at the Editor of "The PtttS
burg Pi it."
BARR, Constance. ritUburfc; slightly injured.
lURit. Adeline. Pittsburg; slightly injured.
HURRY. J. I. Itedford City. Penr.. ; foot broken.
BOPE, 11. P., Pittsburg 1 ; bo«iy cut; hands and left eye
BROWN, S. P.. Xaafcrtth cuts en body.
BRODE. J. W.. Memphis, Term.; head and foot injured.
BRCMBAUGH. James K. Sla-tinsbunr. Perm.; head anl
HURT. I- E-. Bmiflca. N. J. : burns and lac-era-
CIT.nE. F. W. Memphis, Term.: face '.a-»r.T '. and foot
ROPE, H. P.. PUtsburg. vic«-pre«ident cf the Carn-gie
j!tee! CV.mpnny; slightly injured.
BOTSKOWSKI. .-olomrn. New-York; cuts and bruises.
COOGINS. M. 0., P»ubm«; turn cut over the arm
COPB. A. a . Ptttrburu: cut anl bruised.
CRAIIT. O«ort;e. Pittsburg: badly cut and bruised.
CRANE, A. A.. Minneapolis: Ml side of face cut.
DAWKS .1 A.. Pittsourg; severe contusions of head and
DE FOREST, rharle*. Cleveland; seriously hurt In
ternally, cut and bruised.
PEVI.IN. R. 1} r«md-n, N. J. . right leg cut and chest
an.l scalp injured.
PICKET, 11. I!.. Philadelphia. back of r.esd rut: right
arm ar.d bock contused.
-KinS(*J!ID!EH. G. W.. Philadelphia: lacerated head and
. . . bruUetl hip.
Oimßl. --Paul..'.. rutsbujg. ialured arm and foot.
•trained hack. •-
r>nXNCI.!iV. Charles, I'ittsburg: cut.
DOVGHERTY. P.obert 0.. and little son. Philadelphia;
bUNPCWT. A. R.. Elliabeth. It. J. .■- . j
DI'RKEU. Carl. Pittsburg; left foot and ankle cut and
rlsn arm broken.
EBERI.T. .1 »rpa. New-*"-**, U-.errally hurt: may die.
ERICKSON. Helrr.a. Se» -- "*-• riJary to l-ft ear.
FAREESCOM. J. C. New-York; uead larerated; clothes
OAKMON. J< --I'M Pitt •barf; head sad both hands burr.ea.
GODFREY. H. D. >•>• -'m.l. rIfJM arm cut and face
QRBIIGO. MU». wnose a!»ter Is missing.
GKIBWOU) fl«or«e, New-York: cuts cf head. face, chest
Ol'OO, Ella, re*iden?e not strut; Ml rtdt hurt.
HARMON', E.'wln I- . Plttsburg: soalp cut; shoulder, neck
and face laoer.ved.
HAHMAN. D L. Ptttsrurs: am» broken, cut ar.d
HAY Jchn. Vtne'and. N. J. ; hand brcken.
HENL.I Matthew. Philadelphia, Pullman porter; arm
HENRY X . Pblla«i»ll)Wa; sliKht brul.'es.
HfSELTON, Mrs. W. 8., Plttsjurs; numerous cuts
IUWIN. William P. it., Phlladelphto: head cut.
JOHNSON Charles. Phll»d»lpWl shoulder dislocated.
JOHNHANSON, «harlc-«. Plttsburr: cut and scalded.
JORDAN, «' C . Lnrain. Ohio; contiiw^i head.
KANT/.. Marlon D New York: sculp cut and burned.
KAim —- : »«HP '* llt Bn<l burned, ani s^v«re contu
alona <>f left shoulder.
KRAKbET, Henry M. New-Yt.rk; burrs of b.^th lan Is.
nose nn.l face cut.
KINO, Josepii. Cleveland: bruised on bo.ly.
Kl.vtHKt'. Mrx. Now- York; puncturrf wounri of left
thißh: ■"■■' - fa.-c am! abdomen wounded.
KLINE. William. No. SOO West IMHI NeW-Tork.
KLINTMAN. N. Trenton. N. J.; lian.ia burned and body
LOEFFLER. Pltt*unii pertou» bums.
LI'CIA, Thoma«, Alticna: head lacerated.
I.' m.-trim. Hannah. New-Tcrk: face burned.
M'CVUX>UOII. it W. 11 .. Cleveland; back injured.
M .•••il.t.VN. W. K. WtmilWtlUlS. Perm.: left thumb
broken; cut on left am: both "-'« broken. «.
MASON, J. 11.. Schuylklli Aracnalj cuts aid trul«es.
mi I. [.Kit, George W.. PittsboTS; cut and bruised.
MI'LLFN. J. T.. rhilnilelphla; Injuries to head.
NEWSOME, V... Plttsburg: lacerated st-a!p.
NORTON, Charles. Cleveland; both •■■:■ and legs
OLIVKH. Robert, New York; arm Injured sad hearing
1 (TTSAT. E. 11.. Chicago: cut nnd burned.
PARLEY. Hose. Philadelphia"; face and ch«rt contused.
PETER. Antonio, ClereUnd; both h-imls ba.lly laewmtcd.
PERKINS, C. T. Plttabui f«^t nnd hands burned.
PERTHUSKI, Samuel. New-York; head an.l leg lacer
PETER, An: 1. Clevclnn.i; hands badly lacerated.
PHILLIPS. J. 11.. Pittsburg: will <«c.
I*OLLO»'*K. Boal*. Pittsburg; face lacerated and bruls.-J.
IMS!' Arden. Elizabeth. N. J- : burns of foet and head.
RAWSON James. Trenton. N. J.i left kr.-e and right hip
RODGERS, H. A. ; slight bruits of body.
KOMAN. J.. New-York; naad cut.
ROMAN, Mr.-. Rose. Brooklyn; hands and head cut.
ROSENSTOCK C New-York; chest contused.
rose. R. 1.. -i. IMllman porter: Injure,! Internally.
HissKl.l.. 1.. Plttdburs. Pullman porter; possibly lnter-
RYAN .1. J.. PhUadelphia: left side and chest injured.
BAUERLAND. E. I>. Phllsdetpbta -nip. bot'.i arms and
SCHMIDT. H. J.. New-York: cut tad braised abe body.
BHUMAKER. A P.. Plttsburg: general contusions an!
EILVERMAN, 11 . c»lcaa»: leg and arm fractured.
OOTHBUIKB . New-York: internally hurt, will <>!e.
BPITZUCB, Henry. Wtneburg. Perm.; head and *•*•
STAHI^EY. Mr». J. a. New- York: cut on head.
STERN. Samuel. Cleveland; head and leg cut.
STEKRETT. M. a. Chicago; hands and feet injured.
STOW Mrs. C. H. New-York: eye injured.
SULLIVAN. George M . New- York; burns of face, hands.
feet and leu*
TAYLOR. JOHN. B«n«onhurat; laceration of feet; han^s
and bod] cut.
TAYLOR. W. X.. Plttsbtirr: back inj head cut.
TH.U.HKIMKi:. A.. New— York; cuts on head and arms.
17DVERACHY, Bella. Newark; cuts ..n hands and face.
VANTIKE v\. H.. Plttsburg: head cut.
VAN BBMEN, K. U. New-York; cat an.l bruised.
WARD Is., New-York; cuts and sprains.
WATSON H. •- ; -. ClearfliU!. Perm.; ban* cut and lacer
WEST Thomas W., Philadelphia; scalp cot ard Up
WHITE. D ■« • Phltodslphla; scalp cut and abrasions.
WHITELY. W. '"■ . Wllnxington. Pel.: hea 1 and arms cut.
WOLCOTT I: • Steelton; slichtly Injured.
WOODWORTH Mrs. A. It. ■ullSgllllHSajS. Perm.; right
hand and arm cut.
Y\RD Mrs H. C. Banaoaaawat, N. V.: bruised; her ten
months' old baby uninjured.
The train carried a number of well known men
and women, most of whom escaped with slight
Injuries. Among those were Mr. and Mrs. James
rRICE THREB CENTS.
P.. Tfiidel, of Pittsburg. the latter the daughter
of United States Senator Knox; Mrs. A. J. Barr.
wife of the proprietor of "Th? Pittsburg Post."
and her two daughters, and Samuel S. Shubert.
a theatrical manager of 'New- York. Victor
L. Crabbe, son-in-law of Robert Pitcalrn. of
Pittiburg, died In the Harrisburg Hospital at
nocn, a few mir.utes before his father-in-law
reached his bedsh'e. Mr. Shubert was reported
to be badly injured, but the others were only
The wrecked train was the s?cond section of
the Cleveland and Cincinnati express, ieaving
Philadelphia at 11:0." o'clock la?t night. It con
sisted of a corr.b'nation baggage and smoking
car, one day coach and six sleepers.
HOW THE WRECK OCCURRED.
There are various stories of how the wreck
cccuired, but a3 nearly as can be learned the
facts a»v> es follov.-s:
About 1:40 o'clock the engine on an east noun I
freight train was flagged by the cm cf a shift
ing engine ahead on the same track. The en
gineer quickly put on his air brakes and the
train, an unusually long one, came to a sud
den stop. The strain on the air valves was a
s?vere one. and a connection in the middle oi"
the train blew out. This caused the train to
"buckle" and several cars fell over on the
Just a3 this happened the Cleveland express
came thundering up and "side swiped** tßto
wreck. The express was stopped within Us
own length, and the third sleeper was opposit ;
the wrecked cars. Before any one could leave
the passenger train, which was rot badly dam
aged, a few slight explosions occurred, and
then there was one great flash and roar that
shook the earth as a carload of dynamite in th-;
freight train went off. The v.hole affair oc
curred within a few seconds.
A scene of horror followed. The passenger
cars and some of the freight cars instantly tool;
fire. As the reverberation of the terrific ex
plosion died away in the hills across the Sus
quehar.na River, the agonizing cries of the in
jured could be heard. Men and women came
tumbling and climbing from the car windows
or crawled from under the wreckage. No SSH
for the moment seemed to know what to do.
and many of the passengers, momentarily seize<l
with terror, ran wildly about the fields on the
north side of the railroad or waded into the
■hallow waters of the river which parallels th?
railroad on the south. Realizing their safety
and the danger still threatening others, th
frightened passengers turned in and began th*
rescue of the living.
As they approached the wreck another ex
plosion occurred, which sent them scurrying
away. Fearing that the entire freight train
mi«lu be loaded with, dynamite- no- one -dared
go near the wreck. Finally the railroad men
who knew the contents of the burning freight •
train led the way, and the uninjured passengers
WORK OF RESCUE DIFFICULT. Mj
The work of rescue was at first slow, and it
seemed as though the dimes would envelop the
entire express train before those . who were
pinned beneath the heavy wreckage could be
freed. Everywhere there came cries for help.
Scores Of those who were trapped In their sleep
ing berths or pinioned under wreckage were
taken out and laid in the field, badly hurt.
Soon the advancing fire drove the reseuer3
back as they were about to take others from
the wreck, and the unfortunates, men and
women, were soon enveloped in the flames.
The cries of the dyin? were plair.ly heard, but
nothing could be done for them. An alarm of
fire was sent in, but when the firemen reached
the scene the flames had done their work, so
far as the victim!* in th^'wreck were concerned
The entire train was consumed by flro.
After the victims in the wreck were beycr.-l
human aid more attention was paid to the In
jured, who presented a pitiable sight as they
lay in the fieKl or on the bnnks of the rtver.
With the firemen came a corps of physician*
from the city. As quickly as the injured were
temporarily relieved of pain from burns or other
injuries they were placed on special trains and
troll enrs and rushed to the hospital h?re.
Several hundred railroad laborers were m the
spot within an hour, and by daybreak their
number hnd been increased to a thousand. It
was a grewsome task for the railroad men. Not
one whole body was found in the wreck. Either
j«n arm or a leg or all four limbs wen burneJ
oft the trvr.k. and in several cases only portion!*
cf the trunks were found. Ten charred bod!<»3
were found ximlfr one Pullman car. It is th£
belief of the railroad cfTicials that if the explo-
Sinn had not -xcirred there probably wouM
nave been no loss of life.
CORONER BEGINS INVESTIGATION.
The dead «'' -• *~*en to Boyd's undertakinsj
rooms here. wnii ; 3 \*°re transformed into a tem
porary morgue. Coroner Krouse enjp'anellcd a
jury, which viewed the bodies this afternoon.
He will : Sin taking testimony tr«- morrow. The
physicians ;snd nurses at th" Harrisburs Hos
pital, assisted by the trustees and members of
the board of women mangers, have been work-
Ing Incessantly sir.cc th-» first of he injured
were ta!:rn ther^ at 2:30 o'clock thio morning.
Th^ hospital is crowded to the doors, and row
after row of cots now occupy the wards.
T.- sidewalks around the building were
crrv.de:! all day with nerEnns anxious to s?» tfcs
injured. The crurh for admittance was so great
that it was necessary to rlace a policeman at
The women in ths wreck - . •■■■'. greatly and
many of those who escaped were found almost
naked. Among those who got out without injury
v.ere Mrs. A! 1 en J. Barr, wife of the Editor of
"The Pittsburg Post." and her two daughters,
who were on their way to Pittsburg. They were
taken to the hospital, where cne of the attending
physicians gave them attention and then sent
them to his home.
Mr. and Mrs. Tin ■ were on their way to
Pittsburg fiom New-York. After the crash they
hurriedly left the car in which they ware sleep
in" and walked along the Pennsylvania Railway
tracks to the home of the family of Hr. M*-
Naughton. at Steelton. Mr. Tir.del telephoned
to Governor Fennyp-ackor. and the Governor im
mediately sent for his private secretary and
directed that be take care of them. Mr Whar
ton too a cab to Stselton and brought the Tin,
dels to the executive mansion, where they were
CHANGE OF TIME ON LEHIGH
Effective May nth. morning train for Buffalo
Chicago, leave N. V 9:25 A. M. The Black Diamond
Express leaves N. V. at noon week days, Informa
tion at 355 and 1.231 Ewy.— Advt.
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