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HONOR MEMORY v OF TWO MONARCHS liass Is Said in the Sistine Chapel for the Repose of the Pope. Mass Is Said in the Pantheon for the Repose of the Late King Humbert. ffhus Italians Honor the Memory of Their Former Religions and Temporal Rulers. Rome, July 29.Rome this morning was h scene of one of those dramatic con trasts which are now so characteristic of the Eternal city. While at the Vatican In the Sistine chapel a solemn requiem was being intoned with all the solemnity of the Catholic church for the repose of the soul of^Leo XIII., the spiritual mon arch, who ^claimed Rome as his capital, another and no less solemn requiem mass was being celebrated in the magnificent jmntheon for the repose of the soul of the late King Humbert, the temporal monarch, the capital of whose kingdom was Rome. King Victor Emmanuel and the dow ager queen, Margaret, came here on pur pose to attend the annual mass, which Is celebrated on the anniversary of the assassination of King Humbert, which occurred three years ago. The king drove to the pantheon, the well known red liveries of his coachmen and footmen arousing much interest among the people In the streets, and arrived there in time to meet Queen Margaret, who was dressed in deepest black. After a tender embrace mother and son entered the pantheon, heard the mass and placed wreaths on the tombs of King Humbert and King Victor Emmanuel. The en trance and exit of their majesties was Witnessed by a large crowd. Placed Wreaths on Tomb. At 11 o'clock the members of the mu nicipality ol Rome, with the exoeption of those of their number, who a few days ago went to the Vatican to condole with the camerlengo on Pope Leo's death (as representatives of the clerical party of the city government) visited the pan theon In a body and placed wreaths on the tombs of the two kings. The second requiem mass in the Sis tine chapel was termed the foreign mass. The cardinal who celebrated It was Car dinal Kopp, bishop of Breslau, a eGr man, assisted by three foreign cardinals, Goossen, archbishop of Mechlin Gruscha, archbishop of Vienna, and Ferraud, bishop of Autun, and one Italian cardinal, Dl Pletro. The beautiful chapel over flowed, as it did yesterday, with the faithful. The Vatican, as a rule, provides a car rla-STe and coupes tor all the cardinals and all the horses are alike, black, with long tails, but the authorltleg were not pre pared for so many cardinals and were obliged to give the last arrivals bay horses. Cost Will Be $400,000. From the estimates made the cost to the holy see of the various ceremonies from the death of the pope to the elec tion of his successor, if it takes place within a few days, will be |40Q,000. * LIKE AMERICAN CAUCUS Church Politicians 8cheme Over Election of Leo's Successor. Hew York Sun Special Servioo. Rome, July 29.The two camps into whioh the sacred college Is divided are daily becoming more irreconcilable and If . is said that the antl-Rampolla faction , has declared that, if necessary to defeat i the opposition, they will even go to the i length of supporting a foreign cardinal. I It implies no disrespect to say that the papal caucus is developing on much the aame lines as the caucuses held on the eve of an American nominating conven tion. Rome, July 29.With the arrival of Cardinal Prisco, archbishop of Naples, the number of cardinals who will participate 3n the conclave is complete and totals sixty-two. Of the two remaining, Car dinal Celesia, archbishop of Palermo, cannot leave Palermo because of his health and Cardinal Moran, archbishop of Sydney, N. S. W., altho he has left Syd ney, cannot, tt is believed, arrive here before Aug. 20, when the conclave may be over. Prince Chlgi, marshal of the conclave, visited Cardinal Gibbons to-day and had a long and cordial conversation with the American prelate. All the diplomats accredited to the Vati can have left their cards at Cardinal Gib bons' residence and he has been visited by high ecclesiastical dignitaries. MISS OLSON IMPROVING Woman Assaulted by the Negro : Scott Will Probably Recover. [ Special to The Journal. - Montevideo, Minn., July 29.The doc I tors report that Miss Helen Olson of Wat son, who was almost killed by the ne gro Scott, is improving and has fair pros pects for recovery. A benefit social will I be held for her on Saturday night at Wat- ! \ CONVICTS ARE STILL AT LARGE Desperadoes Who Broke Jail at Fol som, CaL, Seek the Mountains. Sheriffs and Their Posses Are in Close Pursuit and a Battle Is Expected. Placerville, Cal., July 29.Of the thir teen convicts who escaped from the state penitentiary at Folsom Monday, twelve are still at large. S. M. Gordon, the reported leader of the gang, who had been sentenced to for ty-five years for robbery, deserted his followers soon after they left the prison. He was heavily armed and it is not known In what direction he sought safety. A negro convict named Seavls, who was reported wounded in the first encounter with the officers, appears not to have been injured. The eleven outlaws who remain together are making for the Sierra Nevada mountains. They are closely pursued by the sher iffs of Sacramento, Eldorada and Placer counties, each backed by numerous dep uties and assisted by a company of militia. About twenty guards from the Folsom prison also are engaged in the chase. It is believed that the fugitives soon will be surrounded and a desperate battle is anticipated, as all are heavily armed. A Guard's Story. Guard John Klensendorf returned to Folsom prison yesterday with an Interest ing story of his adventures with the es caped convicts, including the battle of Pilot Hill, in which Convict Murphy lost his life. Klensendorf was one of the guards captured at the prison and he ef fected his escape from the convict band during the Pilot Hill fusilade, and while a shower of bullets by the chagrined con victs ploughed the dust of the road around him. He said: "The first episode we encountered after leaving the prison was at Mormon Island bridge, where Guard Ryan exchanged shots with the convicts. I think he hit Red Shirt Gordon. Got Food from Farmer. "We went up the river a mile and a half from the bridge and there came across the ranch of Joseph Foster. Foster was compelled to provide the party with food, and after that he was added to the hostages. The convicts and guards changed clothes at Foster's place, after which the whole party resumed the jour ney. At this point we numbered seven guards, two ranch hands and twelve con victs. W e arrived at Pilot Hill about 2 o'clock in the afternoon. "On the way up the convicts displayed malicious delight in subjecting the guards to harsh treatment and threats. Every now and then some convict would say to a guard, applying a vicious epithet to emphasize his meaning, 'I guess it's about time you got out and walked a spell.' So a guard would get out and walk for the gratification of the convict. They made us walk in the -hot sun, and-lt proved a favorite, trick to make guards walk, along In the broiling heat withovit their hats. W e were told when the-convicts got ready to dispose of us that we would be used as targets or drowned in the river. ' Held up a Hotel. "At Pilot Hill the convicts surrounded a little hotel at that place and demanded meals for the entire party. It was ar ranged that two guards and three con victs should go in and eat while the rest remained outside on guard. Working in shifts, they managed to get the entire party fed to their satisfaction. After the meal one of the convicts went into the house and procured a box of cigars. He brought out the box to a shady retreat behind the hotel, where the convicts sat down and enjoyed a smoke. During- their leisure the convicts kept telling us in the event of trouble with a pursuing posse, the guards would have to stand in front of the convicts and shield them from the bullets. Three Parties. There are, however, three classes Cardinal Rampolla's direct supporters, those who wil lvote1 with him but not for him, and those who will vote against him and his policy. His supporters argue that If the policy of the late administra tion was Leo's, then Cardinal Rampolla is the best man to continue It. If it was dictated by Cardinal Rampolla, then there is greater reason that he should continue it. The Rampolla Opposition. His opponents urge that the old admin istration sought to ingratiate the papacy with the governments, not the peoples. Hence, - when the French government showed its teeth the church did not have the French people back of it. The car dinals who argue thus, including the sup porters of Cardinal Vannutelli, agree with Cardinal Gibbons that the church will be strongest when It is absolutely indepen dent of all political powers. Those who oppose Cardinal Rampolla are divided in supporting Cardinals Vannutelli, Oreglia and Agliardi. Should the contest become strenuous, it is probable that some neu tral candidate like Sarto, Satolli, Svalpa or Ferrari Anally willg News Pleased Them. We stayed at Pilot Hill until 5 o'clock, at which hour the stage came in from Auburn. The convicts, dressed as guards, asked the stage driver if he had seen any posses on the road. The driver said he had not, and they seemed elated at the news. At that very time the woods were full of pursuers. We had not gone more than fifty yards from the hotel when there came a volley of rifle shots. They seemed to come from both sides of the road. At the first crack of the rifles I rolled out of the side of the wagon into the road and lone of the farm laborers who was forced, to accompany the convicts, dropped from the back of the wagon. Convict Roberts pointed his rifle at me and com manded me to stand in front of him. I saw, however, that the shell had become Jammed in the breech of his rifle. He was unable to get the mechanism to work and I knew I had nothing to fear from him. I started down the road as fast as I could sprint with the farm hand close behind me. He dodged Into the shelter of the hotel, but I kept on. Bullets Whizzed By. Several bullets whized about me, and I could see the spurts of dust ahead in the road where they hit. I soon got out of range and remained concealed for about an hour. Then I went to the hotel. The wagon was standing in the road where I had left it. Lying in the box was the body of Convict Murphy. One bullet had taken nearly the whole of his head off and another had pierced the body near the heart. One of the wheeihorses was dead. While the convicts were resting a posse of mountaineers had surrounded the hotel. They had waited until the convicts had driven away from the shelter of the house, then opened fire. At the first volley the convicts attempted to whip up the horses and one of the posse sent a bullet thru the bodyof one of the wheel horses to pre vent escape in the wagon." The convicts are led by Theron Young, a robber of San Francisco, who is a life termer. He is cool and a good exeoutive, but he knows nothing of the mountain country. The posses and militia have been given orders to shoot without warn ing and take no chances. be selected.. 1 Fisherman' s Rin No t Found The Tribune says that as the fisher man's ring, which could not be found aft e rthe death of the pope, may be dis covered In some drawer which was sealed up and cannot be opened until after the election of the new pope ,the camerlingo, Cardinal Oreglia, has ordered a new one for use in the symbolic ceremony which occurrs immediately after the successor to Leo XIII. is chosen. Cardinals All There. RECEIVER FOR CAR Unusual Proceeding in a New Jersey Court. New York, July 29.'A receiver was ap pointed In the chancery court at Newark, N. J., for a single palace car. It is called the Boston, and at the time it was built, was known as one of the finest in exist ence. Later it became famous by re maining sidetracked for almost two years, near Springfield, Mass., while the question of its ownership was being fought in the courts. All that time a colored porter and his wife stuck to the car. The litigation grows out of a transfer made to a New Englander, who holds a mortgage on the" property and the court has instructed the receiver, whose bond was fixed at $10,000, to sell the coach. Uncle Sam's annual income Is $558,887. UtS. WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 29. 1903. 16 PAGES-FIVE O'CLOCK. MRS. C. K. DAVIS MARRIED TO-DAY Widow of Late TJ. S. Senator Is Mar ried to Wm. Hunter - Doll. The Bridegroom a Resident of Wash ington and Is of a Virginia Family. - "'- jffifo, Mr. and Mrs. Boll Have Been Ac quainted Th*$ MonthsWed ding a Wuiet One. Washington, D. C, July 29.Mrs. Cush man K. Davis, widow of Former United States Senator Davis of Minnesota, was married at noon to-day at her home, 1634 S street N. W., this city, to William Hunter Doll, who in the application for a marriage lloense, says his home is Knox ville, Tenn. The ceremony was performed by Rev. Dr. McKim, rector of St. John's church, the fashionable Episcopal church of this city, on Lafayette square, across from the White House. Mr. Doll gives his age as 36 and Mrs. Davis gives hers as 34,and says her home is in St. Paul. Only half a dozen people were present, the im- WMWMtmMimmtMWWtMmHHmWttWWtMttWMtimHtMWWtMWtHtMMWMWtM.WMMMW mediate relatives and close friends of the contracting parties. The honeymoon will be spent on a farm in Virginia, owned by the bridegroom's father, after which the couple will live at Mrs. Davis* home here. Mrs. Davis, speaking of the affair to The Journal's correspondent, this morn ing, said she had known Mr.' Doll about three months. She says he is a prominent business man in Washington and has con siderable wealth. The latest city direc tory, however, does not contain his name. It is said that Doll Is a Virginian by birth, coming from the Hunter family, prominent in that state for many years. He has spent most of his life in the railroad busi ness, for a timei as general agent here of the Seaboard Air Line, but he is now a broker. A friend of Mrs. Doll, from whom much of this information has been secured, says it is Mrs. Davis* intention to build a model apartment house" on the site of her prop erty in St. Paul, modeling it after the Stoneleigh court, now being built here for Secretary Hay, the best example of the modern apartment house this city con tains. Late in the summer Mr. and Mrs. Doll will visit St. Paul to close up the deal for the improvements on Mrs. Doll's prop erty. They will be in the northwest sev eral weeks. Mr. Doll la said to have been paying: attention to his wire ever since he first met her, which was quite by accident at a small social entertainment here. The courtship was very quiet and Mrs. Davis did not even tell her intimate friends liv ing in the house with her that a wedding was in prospect. Her most intimate lady friend, for example, Mrs. Willard, who has been her companion ever since her late husband's death, did not know of the marriage until late this afternoon. While the ceremony was being performed this friend was being driven over town by Mrs. Coleman, daughter of Colonel John S. Mosby, the famous Confederate cavalry leader, who has been Mrs. Davis' friend in Wasington for years. Mrs. Doll says she purposely refrained from making any engagement notice or doing anything that would give the im pression that the wedding was to be re garded^ in any sense as a society event. No cards have been issued, but all friends are invited to call after the return of the couple from their honeymoon. W. W. Jermane. CANT ESCAPE THE UNIONS Even Death Affords Its Victims No Release. Trenton, N. J., July 29.Negotiations between local unions lasting several months have resulted in an official de cision by the Central Labor union that the jurisdiction of barbers over their pat rons continues even after death. The dtiestion was raised by a complaint of the barbers' union that local under takers were allowing their employes to of ficiate as barbers. ., ", ,*- 1 Canada now has 19,000 miles of railway,Jraisegreen j NEWARMSFOR MILIHA BOYS The Minnesota National Guard Is to Have "Krags" From the Gov ernment Arsenal. The Rifle Is That fsed in the Phil ippines, but With Im- s MMMMlMWIHWmMIIWMIIIIMllllHmillHWIIMHMHMMIMWMHMMWtMIMMIMmmHMMIH HABM0NY IN THE POPULIST PARTY that the Minnesota volunteers used' in the Philippines and the one which the framers of the militia law intended the National Guard should have. It is an up-to-date weapon in every way, carry ing the new steel caliber 30 bullet. Prac tically the only difference between it and the new standard magazine rifle which has been adopted for use of all branches of the army, is that the latter has a shorter barrel, which makes it available for* use by infantry, cavalry and artillery. Ordnance officers say it will be months before the regular troops are equipped with new rifles. To manufacture enough to supply the entire National Guard of the country would use up the entire ap propriation, and this, they add, is neither desirable nor necessary in view of the similarity in construction of Krage and the new rifles. Adjutant General Libbey has also made a requisition on the"war department for field pieces, equipment and ammunition for the artillery, but it is said that these cannot be issueo", under the provisions of the law. He will, therefore, be told that equipment of the artillery must be de ferred. Oyster Bay, L. I., July 29.Lying on the bare ground, wrapped in blankets President Roosevelt and his sons and nephews passed last night on the sandy shores of Huntington bay. The president makes an annual custom of camping out with his boys. Late yesterday afternoon the little party left Sagamore Hill in two boats for Lloyd's Neck, the sandy promontory on Huntington bay, selected for the night's camp. He occupied one boat with his son Archie and his nephew, Nicholas Roosevelt, while his son Kermit and nephews Philip and. Oliver Roosevelt oc cupied the other. The president and Kermit handled the aors. As the dis tance to Lloyd's neck is about ten miles it took them two hours to row it. After breakfast to-day the party re turned to Sagamore Hill. Soon after his return, the president received a call from former Senator W- r Washburn of Min nesota. They discussed the financial situation, Senator Washburn expressing the opinion that the present flurry in New York is not so serious as it appears on the surface, and that it does not affect the country's .general prosperity in the least. "Mother" Jones and four members of her "army" arrived to-day. They were told the president could not be seen and she will write him. ^ ^..^^ TEN DRINKS MAKE ONE REVOLUTION And Ten Kevolutions of This Sort Would Not Make One Good Scrap, ../- Comic Opera Explanation of the He cent Political Disturbance at Panama, Colombia. provements. From The Journal Bureau, Boom 45, Pott Build ing, Washington. Washington, July 29.War department officials will soon send an order to the commandant of the Rook Island arsenal to issue to the adjutant general of Min nesota, for the use of the National Guard, 1,459 magazine rifles, calibre 30, with accompanying equipment, including cartridge belts, gun slings and bayonet scabbards. The issue is made in ac cordance with the recommendation of the regular army officer who recently in spected the National Guard and who found the number stated above to be en rolled in the various regiments. It Is said at the department, that the government is now issuing to the organ ized militia al lover the country the rifle known as the Krag Jorgensen. This is the model ot 189S, but the rifles will be equipped with the latest model sight, that adopted in 1901. This is the rifle General Cobos Got-Drunk and Then Trouble BeganAmerican Con sul Was Rattled. New York Sun Special Service. Washington, July 29.The startling "revolution," which resulted in the brief overthrow of the government of Panama last Saturday night, according to official cables received to-day was the result of ten highballs and not an insurrection. During the course of the "revolution," General Vasquez Cobos overthrew the government for a day, arrested most of the local officers and sent the governor flying in his'pajamas into the shrubbery to escape a dungeon. Xt now seems that Cobos aid not know what he was doing when he overthrew the government in Panama. The incidents in his brief but successful revolution sound much like a comic opera plot or that of a farce comedy. Scotch Highballs Responsible. The truth is that he had dined too well, and, not being used to Scotch highballs, lost his head and decided that affairs in Panama were not going to suit him. He accordingly ordered his army of ten men under arms and overthrew the govern ment. , When Cobos awoke Sunday everything looked gray and gloomy. He did not re member what he had done, but he re alized that something unusual had taken place when another officer appeared in his quarters at the head of his army of ten and placed him under arrest He was re moved from office, and will be tried by a court-martial. All this is told in the cable message, received from Panama to-day. Gudger Got Rattled. General Cobos does not seem to be the only one who lost his head during the boisterous doing in Panama. The state department is wondering what Consul Gudger meant by sending dispatches whioh treated the matter as serious. He reported all quiet to-day, but offered no explanation. The strain seems to have been hard on Gudger, for he accompanied his news with a request for sixty days' leave. Assistant Secretary Loomls, who has a seixseof humor, replied, that, in view of W. W. Jermane. SEN. WASHBURN GALLED Visits the President at Oyster Bay and They Discuss Financial Matters. the disturbed condition in Panama, he did not think Gudger should leave his post. L*" &4 The government flab, commission will turtles^ ^^Sb^T^PP? Gudger Wakes Up. Washington, Julyl 29.United States Consul General Gudger at Panama has made the following report by cable under yesterday's date of the termination of the disturbance on the isthmus, caused by the erratic action of General Cobos: "General Castro arrived this afternoon and took command of the troops, fully sustaining the government. Commander in-chief is to leave the department." The last statement is supposed to refer to General Cobos. SAILBOAT TRAGEDY Two of the Drowned at Everett Once Lived in Wisconsin. Special to The Journal. Everett, Wash., July 29.Two of the victims of the recent sailboat tragedy in Everett bay were Wisconsin people. P. G. Foster came to Everett one year ago from Mariette where his widow and his divorced wife now live. His widow was formerly Miss Alice Kilmer, of Green Bay, Wis. Eight years ago he divorced his then wife, who was an Iron Mountain, Mich., girl, and one year after married Miss Kilmer, who came to Everett last summer, but did not remain with her hus band. Miss Edna I. Warner, one of the girls drowned with Foster, was the daughter of Charles E. Warner, a building contractor. (She completed her education at the Osh kosh, Wis., state normal school in June, 1899. She was soon to have been a bride. Miss Nina Solomon, the third victim, was born at Jamestown. Ottawa county, jMich., in 1M7. A1 T THTJRSDAY SLIGHTLY COOTJER TO-TTIGST ui.inixiniimiwMiwwrrtfi TERRIFIC EXPLOSION KILLS SCOR E O R MORE United States Cartridge Company's Plant, Near Lowell, Blows Up-Estimates of Dead ^ V Vary From 20 Upward. Force of the Explosion Was Felt for Miles AroundPolice Hurry to the SceneOne Sufferer, Taken to the Hospital, Begs Attendants to Kill HimDeath List Will Be AppallingThirty Houses in South, Lowell Demolished. .--... Lowell, Mass., July 29.Without warn ing probably upwards of a score of per sons, and possibly' more, were blown to death this forenoon by the explosion of the United States Cartridge company's magazine ,on the banks of the Concord river, in South Lowell, three miles from the center of the city. The number of injured is thirty , altho others were slightly cut by glass and burned. At 2 p. m. the list of dead stood at thirteen, with, nine missing. The concussion was felt in Boston, for ty miles away and at Exeter, N. H., which is a greater distance from Lowell. At many points a score of miles distant win dow glass was shattered and other damage done. In some places reports were in cir culation that there had been an earth quake. The city was thrown into a panic and it required every effort of the authorities to establish and maintain anything like or der. It became necessary to summon four companies of the state militia. Alarming reports to the effect that over 100 persons had been killed and injured caused wide spread confusion. The explosion is thought to have been caused by the jarring of dynamite stored in the magazine by workmen who were laying a new floor. The dynamite set off the powder stored in one chamber and that explosion was followed* by another in a second chamber. The plant of the United States Cartridge company is located in a district known as Riverside park, in Tewksbury, just out side of Lowell. Houses Were Leveled. The building in which the explosion oc curred was a stone structure about one and a half miles distant from the works of the cartridge company. Within a dis tance of fifty yards are located half a dozen houses. Within a hundred yards there are tewnty houses, more,' and be yond that the buildings are close together. Every structure within a quarter of a mile was torn within and i without Men and women and children who were inside the houses sustained cuts, bruises and broken bones, if they escaped with their lives. Men who lived in streets not far away and hwo were fortunate enough to escape serious injuries, immediately gave them selves over to the wprk of removing wo-, men and children to. places of safety for almost simultaneously with the explosion carae flashes from.several"-truStdings. into the flantes and debris scores of men were soon plunging in efforts to save life and property. The wreck was so complete, however, that the work was harrowlngly slow. The patrol wagons of the police and teams of all descriptions were brought into use to supplement the hospital ambul ances. . Estimate of Dead. It was-nearly ROCKEFELLER RESPONSIBLE Chicago Wiseacres Explain Why He Caused Almost a Panic in the Stock Market. New York Sun Special Service. Chicago, July 29.The slump in the stock market is attributed in Chicago to a fight for the control of the Milwaukee & St. Paul. Rockefeller is reported to have sold his holdings last summer at a high price, and to have engineered the big break of last week or two for the purpose of regaining control of the road at a low price. . - _- The control of this road It is said, has been one of the principal bones of conten tion in the market. When the stock left the Rockefellers' hands it lodged with a syndicate, which held 30,000 shares. These men were reluctant to let their St. Paul holdings go, and extreme measures had to be used. One man was suffering such intense agony that at the hospital he begged the sur geons to shoot him and end his misery. A large number, however, sustained only cuts on the hands and face, caused by glass. LONDON FAILURES Decline in American Stocks Is Felt Abroad. London, July 29.Two failures were an nounced this morning on the stock ex change, A. S. G. Graves & Co., an old es tablished firm of brokers, and Anselmohn Kilby, a jobber in Kaffirs. To-day is pay-day and the general tone improved. Americans tended upwards. This afternoon the failure of W. S. C. Smith, a jobber in American securities, was announced. EWEN TELLS STORY r Testifies in the Case Against White and Jett. Cynthiana, Ky., July 29.The court for the second trial of Curtis Jett and Thom as White, for the murder, of James B. Marcum at Jackson, Ky., opened to-day's session at 8:30 a. m. Fifty-one witnesses for the commonwealth answered to their names. Prosecuting Atorney A. T. Byrd made the opening address. Captain B. J. Ewen, the principal state witness, was first called. Much interest was manifested in his testimony. It was after 11 o'clock when the string of 1 evidence began, . Partial List of Dead. The following are among the dead: MRS. WILLIAM RIGGS of Riverside Park. JAMES GALLOWAY, aged 9. WILLIAM FLYNN, 12. WILLIAM M'DERMOTT, 10. MICHAEL ROGERS, 10. All boys who were In swimming In the Concord river. UNKNOWN MAN, driving a grocery cart. POORE. LOWELL. Six bodies of men working near the powder storehouse were recovered. Fatally InjuredJohn B. Sullivan, Mrs. Victoria Perrouse, Gallagher (girl), McDermott (girl), Sullivan, teamster. The district about the cartridge com pany's plant is known on the Boston & Maine railroad as South Lowell, but it is locally often called Wigginsville. At one time no buildings stood near the cartridge company's property, but of late years the section in the vicinity, especially Acton street, has been taken up by persons working in Lowell, who built wooden cot tages over several acres of ground. Many of these stood close to the magazines. At 2 o'clock the number of dead stood at 13, with 9 missing and the number of seriously injured was placed at 30. The financial loss was placed at $40,000, only .partly covered by insurance. The entire populace of South Lowell and WigginviUe was panic-stricken for a time. Those who escaped serious injury fled in panic from their homes. Before the arrival of ambulances some of the seriously injured were conveyed to houses which had escaped destruction along the Concord river. Physicians who hurried out as the news of the disaster became known, joined with doctors in Wigginsvill to make the injured as com fortable as possible. The shock was generally felt in Cam bridge and vicinity. The disturbance was recorded by instruments at the Harvard observatory. Similar observations elsewhere, it Is thought,'may furnish valuable information -regarding the-velocity of the concussion. SAW THE EXPLOSION. Passengers on Boston Grain Train Have Novel Experience. Boston, July 29.Persons coming to Boston on the 9:57 train from Lowell were eye witnesses of the explosion. The acci dent happened just as the train was pass ing the works, the tracks of the Boston & Maine being about a third of a mile away. The conoussion was so great as to lift the wheels from the rails, and it seemed as if the cars would turn over. The train righted itself, however, and there was no damage. In the city proper, two miles distant, the Shock was tremendous. ,On many Streets the earth appeared to tremble slightly and all buildings shook. In all sections of Lowell, especially that part nearest the Concord river, glass was smashed from windows and in several in stances persons were cut. Large plate glass windows in the business streets were demolished. The detonations were heard over a large portion of eastern Massachusetts, towns twenty-five miles away having distinctly noticed them, and in Andover, Tewksbury, Billerica and other places glass was broken. According to a dispatch from Lynn, slight damage to windows was done in that city, which is twenty miles away. noon before anything like an accurate estimate of the number killed could be obtained. Previous reports had said that the dead would number 75, but at 11:45 a canvas of the hospitals and in quiry at the police station resulted in a conservative estimate of twenty-five killed and 55 irijured. Sixteen -victims,- most seriously hurt, were taken to St. John's hospital where at noon it was said that four would die and that as many more were desperately hurt. The crowds increased momentarily and it seemed as if all. Lowell had suspended business and was at*- the scene of the catastrophe. On the' way to the fire numerous car riages were met that bore bleeding bodiea of victims. Bodies were taken from the ruins and laid on the grass. Some were mangled be yond recognition. Men and women fainted at what they saw. Asked Physlcjans to Kill Him. Several were badly maimed and burned. GRAND JURY AND THE MOB LEADERS Danville Sheriff Will Submit List of 100 Names to the Official Inquisators. 9 Danville, 111., July 29.While this city is recovering from the shock of the lynch ing of the negro, J. D. Metcalf, by 6,000 citizens last Saturday night, a still hunt is being made for the yet unknown lead ers of the mob. Thirty-five names have been added to the list. All were wounded by the sheriff in the attack upon the jail, and many have been in hiding since. At least sixty men were wounded by shot rrom the sheriff's gun and the num ber may reach a hundred. He will have one hundred names to lay before the grand jury, which, in all probability, will be called Immediately after the inquest to-morrow nfght over the body of Met calf. - ' . TOUGH ON CARNEY He Enlisted and So Can't Accept a $1,200 Job. New York, July 29.President Roose velt has refused to grant the request of Corporal John P. Carney of the marine corps for permission to leave the gov ernment service where he' receives $18 a month in order that he might accept a position as keeper in the Raymond street jail at a salary of $1,200 a year. Before enlisting Carney took the olvfl service examination. Hearing nothing from the examiners he concluded that he had failed to secure the coveted position, so he enlisted to serve four years. In % few days he was notified that he stood fourth in the list, but owing to his being a Spanish war veteran, had been placed at the top and the-$1,200 position was his. His appeal for permission to resign from the federal service finally reached the - president but met with refusal on the grounds that it might form a dangerous precedent. ^ ' HAD A NAREOW ESCAPE. - * "'New" York, July 29.Twenty men.compoalng the crew of the tramp steamer Bastri, bave had a narrow escape from death. Hashing from - ft ^ a burst of flame caused by an explosion of sol phuric acid gas in the hold of the ship, whichs^^c^'VSfefe wis moored, the men made their way up the 3^i / ?- s / blac smoke-filled hatchways and half smotb * '4 ' redkplungedtot*jbe wattr, JJl f^rftjMi^-^ ' *y ', - 1 / .-* r~* , _J_ "^"fi 1 14 v9 '* t 'i '? v - ji'V*"-^ * "