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Is tho only newspaper in Newpart News that receives full Associated Press report. VOL. X., NO. ^02 NEGRO MURDERER IS LYNCHED BY WHITES Birth o( Prince of Peace Cele . brated bg Bloodshed and Death in Florida. BLACK ROWDY KILLS OFFICER Christmas Drunk Ends in Tragic Manner?Policeman Stabbed by Man He Sought to Arrest?Crowd of Enrr.gcd Citixen6 Killed the Prisoner in Jail. <rty Associated Preoe.) TAMPA. FLA.. Dor. 26.?A negro innu. while on n Christmas drunk nt St. Petersbur, Fla., this afternoon, fatally stabbed Captain J. J. Mitch? ell, a special police Officer, who died in a few minutes from the Injuries. Tho negro was placed in Jail, hut in thirty minutes a mob congregated and one of the crowd shot through the window of the Jail, killing the negro. The story told by an cyc-wltncns pf, the nffalr is that the negro was bolstoroUH tin the streets, defying tho officers and loudly proclaiming that no "d?d white man should ar? rest him." When Mitchell appeared to take lihu Into custody, the negro whip? ped out a knife and cut a gash la the officor'a peck, death soou en? suing. A crowd of "enraged citizens soon gathered and. going to the jail, one ?>f them fired through the jail win? dow, hlnlliug tho prisoner. CARD GAME TRAQEDY. Death Follows a Christmas Eve Gamble on Long Ir.l.ind. i liy Ansoctalert Prem, i MINEOLA. U. I., Dec. 25.?After a, Christinas Eve card game, lioeco Tapper was today found dcud in the houbo of Angolo CRulgllo, here, an 1 Philip' N'arl was found n shorf -dh t^inye away mortally wounded. The latter had crawled a hundred feet from the card table and fa luted, - The police charge- that Uluigliu akotv the ? tfthcr'- two ruicu." Nnrl wua, .taken to -a.,hospital, but ffefusbfl When revived - tu tell how tho quarrel .started. Santa Claus Badly Burned/. HOUSTON. TEX.. Dec. ? 2.*. Christmas was productive of several accidents in this city. A toy lamp exploded and Thcmla Cupper, age 1 three, wua burned to death. A. A. Anderson wns playing Santa Clatu when his clothing caught flro and there Is little hope for tils re? covery. CHRISTMAS TRAGEDY. Hooro Runn Buggy Into Pennsylvania Flyer?-Two Aro Killed. (Dy Aflsi&ftiiod Praee.) FORT WAYNE. IND., Dec. 25. A horee attached to a. buggy ran luto tho Pennsylvania 18-bour flyor at Del Phos, O., this morning nud Honry Holthorst nud daughter Rose were Instantly killed. . Mrs. Barney Wabomkoff, also a daughter of Mr. HonhorMl, was se? verely; injured. COLLINS IS KILLED UNDE8 MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES Shot Through Forehead While at Work In a Water Main?An? other Oy /r Case, ... .?i -... .. , ij - ttty Asuoc iut'd Press.) TALLAHASSEE. FLA.. Dec. 25.? VKj E. Collins, an employe of the Tallnlinssno Light, and Water Works Company, wan killed In a mysterious manner here last night. Ho was at. work In a water main with a negro helper when an unknown Voice, from tho darkness ordered them to come Collins replied that, he did not have time and instantly, a. pistol bullet crashed through his forehead. Another Peculiar Case. . a short time after tiuji shootluj NEW! Kobort German, a young mau prom I nently connected, staggered into a residence lu iho same neighborhood, with blood spattered over tilui and with Iiis coat on Ort? from a buP.ci wound in his loft breast. German is sold i<> bavo boon drlul. ing. He could not explain now b'j bnppcned to be wounded. Collins came here recently from Wrlgbtsvllle, Ga. The Oldest Member Oi?s. j MIl.FORD, MASS., Hoc. 2G.~Mrs. , Klmiru Plerco Johuson, one of the I oldest members of tin- Women's Rn ! lief committee In the country and of the Daughters of the American Revolution, died hero today at the ugo of 101 yearn am) six uioutht;. Strike in Warsaw at an End. WARSAW. RUSSIAN POLAND, ?i-c. ?&?1:30 in.?Tho fitrlko of tbe post and telegraph employes is at an end. The strikers hnvo ac? cepted the- conditions of the govern? ment. Tb?- telegraphers resume 1 nork today. The military governor lias issued an order prohibiting the street sales of newspapers, the singing of revo? lutionary songs, the holding of meet? ings and the gut boring of proces? sions. Persons who violate tho or? der are subject to Imprisonment fur three months each and to a fino of ? 1.000. The railroad men today resolved to resume work uules-s their com? rades In St. Petersburg should Join tho strike. Cut to the Bone. While cutting a twig with his poc? ket knife, Mr. J. W. Baugbm. of 1221 twonty-fourth street, yesterday acci? dentally cut a great gash in bis left leg Just below the knee. Dr. Wil? liam Hosklus tack three stitches lu the wound. RECOGNITION UNION Principle Involved in One of the Demands of Miners. MITCHELL WRITES TO BOSSES Great Leader of Mine Workers Tells the Operators What Demands of ? the Ur-ion Men Will Qo When Prosen.t ContracC Expires. / cliy i Aaaocl km.-.Trcssi). pim.ADi-ipn'iA. pa., Dec. -A.? The Press tomorrow will say: "President John Mitchell, of the Uuilcd Mine Workers' Union, ha6 communicated with thy presidents of the anthracite- coal producing com? panies in regard to tho doutnudf tho miners wJH make for Ihn contin? uance of work In tbe bard coal fields. "It is understood that the letter I* lu regard to holding a conference between tho committees representing the uuiou workors and operators. As to what tho operators will do It has not dcHuilcly been decided upou. Recognition of the Union. "Besides asking for an eight-hour day there are also to bo presented other demands. Tho most Import? ant one and one which if adopted I will mean the complete recogulilon Of tho union. Is tho request that an entire new board be formed, that will always be hi session and which will go from place to pluco to set? tle disputes. "The proposed new board Is tu bo composed of three members repre? senting tho miners and tho same number representing the operators? a soventh member to be chosen by the other six. Mr. G. W. Blick Ordained. M tbe Twenty fourth street Chris? tian church Sunday morning Mr. G. W. Blick was ordained ua au evangelist, tbo ordination service being conduct? ed liy Rev. Mr. Henkel, pastor of the church, and Rev. W. 13. Powell. ,\ largo congregation listened to tin candidate's sermon nud was iiuani mous lu ito approval when nu expres? sion wiiu culled for. Rov. Mr. Blick will cuter the liold oC evangelistic work lu the hear future. PORT NEWS, VA...TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5,000 KILLED; 14,000 ARE That is the Bloody Story Which Comes From Aloscow Famine is Threatened, lnno= cent Persons Are Being K lied and Resid nts are Forbidden to Leave Their Dwellings, (Ity Aa.-ioclatefl Prof*.) LCNDON. Pec. 25.?The corre? spondent <>f Un? Daily Telegraph nt. St. putursbtirg lu a dispatch dated nt C:4fi p. hi.. December "0, enys: "At an early hour ihttt mornlt:;; the [casualties ;it Moscow were ?*sti raalcd nt 6,000 hilled anil 14,000 wounded, with the fighting still pro? ceeding. "The inhabitants of Moscow have been] forbidden to leave their dwell liiijM at 7 o'clock lu the evening. "Impossible to move about the cKy in consequence of the frequency of stray bullets. Innocent Byatander Gets It. "Many Innocent persons have been accidentally killed. "A scarcity of provisions Is threat ened." Tho naiuo correspondent, tcle i graphing nt 10:38 p. m., snys: "Vot?r? Moscow correspondent's teio-i grama have not been accepted be? cause all private messages were re-' ; fn > d tJiis afterhodn. "It Ik learned, howovcr, that can: ' non firing is proceeding in various [parts ot the city, where tonight very uc??- the railroad Htations tho, I barricades erected by tho revolution-, nrles are hieing desperately defended. "The K'trsk tenuinus at Moscow is being pllluged und many wagons laden with- provisions are l>elug looted. "The Rmporor reviews dally nl Tsarkoc-Seio < the regiments of the K;. Petersburg district. Tho spirit of tho troops i:; decidedly loyal. Barricades Spring Up. Tor cydryi barricade dcptroyoJ Sunday two or three appeared )n other place*. . Orders wem glvon by the revolutionists to shoot only when there wo.% good hope'of bring? ing a. man down, but. otherwise "> l!rt.? uutj the tfoops until they lot. ! pn'.leuee) I . . "An Intelilgeis group of St. !'??-, fofsburig 'revolutionist "declafdi'' Ui' ; me that |n the^ event of the failure oi their CI.U6CltJiei wvtu bate tc course to terror! am, chcoeing their victims from all classes of Bocioty." Telegraph t-lnes Cut. ST. PI3TBIt8DUlka, nee. 25.-1:10 p. m.?Direct telcgifapblc communica? tion with Moscow was cut last night but tho government succeeded in re-, storlup communication by u rounds-' bout way this rooming. Ail report;; agree that the fiubting yestorday.| which continued until midnight, as? sumed the character of butchery by ?i6c of the machine duns of the artil? lery, grape and banalster being em? ployed mercilessly o&ilnst the III nnn od Insurgents. Atrocious tahrs are told of tho Cos-] sacks, who plied with vodka until' trunk, fired down tho streets, sotuiv . ?imes charging with lunccs. Tho In- j mrgents displayed great Btubbornness In holding barricades and when ad-; trancing In mass to tho slaughter. At' ?ho name time bombs were thrown from tho windows of houses near tho barricade*) occupied by tho revolution? ists. Battered Houses t? Pieces. Tho artillery was Summoned nil! Miss Wingfiel Re I desire to expres* througi Press my hearty appreciation my many friends during the r?i The result of the contest shall attribute much of my su l.irity of tho paper. In conclusion, I wish the contestant?, my conf?tlluent6, ; n joyous Yuletirfc. and a Happ Slnr.cr battered Ihc houses lo pieces. Tho plaa <?r the Insurgents, it la stated, Is tu hold tb?> outskirts and gradually et> closti the troops iu Iii?' center of tin city. , Leaders aunouncu thai an nnny of 30,000 Is concentrating at Orechoff suelT, northeast of Moscow, and will on Monday march to tlx' city's assist j nuee. ! Tbo latest report is that both aides] [Were exhaust'1 at midnight, when firing practically ceased. Tho streets were In absolute dark? ness save for searchlights In tho tow . crs of bivouacs and behind barricades. Strike In Baltic Provinces. 1 RIGA, Dec. 23.?via EYDTKUIINKN ?Tho railroad employes throughout the Baltic Provinces went out on strike last night. Tho revolutionaries continue a pro gram of agitation, hold dully meetings and today posted an order to partisans I to disarm soldiers. At Llbau the eraser Okcnu and tbe torpedo boat Protchyniy have arrived. The town 1.? Iii full control of tho troops and J.b? lig?a't?rH arc iptlet and holding [ few meetings. I To Fly National Colors. At a meeting of the foreign consuls It was decided to My tbo national color over Ihn consulates. While the town t is regarded ns sufficiently protected by Russian warships foreigners lu case of nccoKBlty could tint] refuge on the foreign shirr in the harbor, although R hi uncertain If tho revolutionists would respect foreign Hart. Doplen is inj the hands of the revolutionists wtyij have established a provincial govern-} incut. The public affairs'of cdldlngeii for] nine'days'have been in the hands ?t an administrative committee. An au to.iomlst' commit fee hr.s nrnnnlied n poflctrd nbrvlccv Uie'<fk>licetucu wearlmj red ribbons on their sleovts; Tb ? regular" police fald down their arms ami toek dfP tltelr-'iriiicrnis after otic i ol* fbelr number was executed. Gold Scare. The revolutionist administration bar. declared paper money valueless and gold is scarce. Tbe committee meets ; dally at tbo university, where 2.17S stuthnta arc registered for tbe acad? emic perlotl of six months, i AU lectures; fcowoyer, have been suspended. I Tukum and Talsom have lax-u in mourning since tho fighting began. There are dally funeral procession.*} and the towus uro almost dooortod. RUSSIAN BUREAUCRACY j SEVERELY CONDEMNED Sympathy Expressed For the People I of tho Russian Empire Seek? ing a Constitution. j _ (By Associated I'riaja.) BOSTON, MASS., Dec. 20.? Tbo Kassian bureaucracy is condemned In resolutions pasecd at a meeting of the local branch of the PoIIhU National Alliance. Tho resolutions express synipa Id turns Thanks h the medium of the Daily of the support (jiven mo by cent contest. I-j highly flattering, but I ccecs lo the orrtabllsbed popu editor and staff, the various jnd my lovlnff Utlc r.o.workorj y Now Yo^r. oly, ANNIL L, WlrtOPIULO, thy for I he people of the Russian 1 umpire, "wiw are seeking la a con-1 atltutlou a defense against the nu- i tec-racy und bureaucracy, the COUSC! of their mhifortunes," anil thou pre cecil as follows; Murdors Condemned. "We. condemn the murdors ami hloody assaults uf a defenseless p?s> pie, committed nt the Instigation of the minions of the czar's bureau crticy. "Actuated by a feeling of rtgatcpn? Indignation at tho commission o! such cruelties as ?.rv unheard of in the history of tbe world, realising the gravity of the present NituuUo? in Russian Poland, vre apCO] to the tree of America, who at nil timer, have expressed sympathy to those oppressed and struggling for free? dom, that they will uot forget our beloved people, who sent forth to the assistance of the struggling new American republic Kosciuako end Pulaskl, which furnished hundredn of volunteers In tho ranks of the army that struggled for the freedom of I'olaud, and whose .sons lu hun? dredth enlisted under the latest war for the Indepondenco of Cuba. To Suport Their Countrymen. "In the face of tho news sent to tis from our native land, where the. Polish people tire mussing themselves In support of their natural right to n political existence an a nation? where our p?-ople nro falling us mar? tyrs to a cause??where tbe prluona nro being filled with Innocent poo pie?we, Polos now living In Amer? ica, do not only sympathlzo with our countrynieu In Toland and do not oulv unanimously approve tho demands madu by them of tho Rus? sian government, but obligate our? selves to support, according to onr means, the cause of our countrymen in Poland." ACCIDENTS ON ROAD Twelve Passengers Seriously In lured in Wreck. CfiR ROLLS DOWN EMBANKMENT t-vecmotive Boiler Explodes, Terribly Scalding Two Members of Train Crew Who Were Trying to Find Out Why Ennine StOppedi ? ? (By iAKin^rjictl Trim.) DURANOO, COl .. Dec. ;T..~-The eastbound Denver & Rio" "eirund?? passenger train from Sil verton, well loaded with passengers, was wrock? od three tulles from this city yostpr day. ami while no one wo? killed, a largo number en" passengers were Injured, twolye of them quite so rlously. The, chair car rolled down an embankment, dragging the other cur.t on their sldeu for over forty l*eot_ When tho engine, nutl train .wen.' brought to a ttfop tho ?agjpo teude-r nearly tipped .over. owing to tm> intense c?jd which prevailed tho Injured rw-vWqgurs suf tyred greatly. Locomotive Boiler Explodes, ttfy Associated Press.) PATBRSON, N. .5.. Dec, 25.~A railroad loeomotlyo was partly blown to pieces niui two members of tho train's crew tyero badly injured hero today, by the explosion of the en? gine's boll. r. Charten Dpbnrr. of Stroudsbiirg, l*a fireman, ntid Conductor Mnble. of Duller N. J., were, terribly scalded. Debarr Is expected to dlo. The train which was a freight on tho Kun~'iehnuna railroad, camo to a RUddon stop when near this city. Tho entire crew gathered arounil the local to ascertain the trouble with the engine. During the examination the boil-or exploded. The men on tho ground were thrown dov. n with a rush, of sealdiug atcoba ami the lower pit;:, of the engiuo was wrecked. The cuglueer wns uninjured. Morjlcr. Fli*n the Coop. (Ky abmih-iihihi yr?>i>9.) SANTO DOMINGO, IV?-. 2?.?j Pfcfildoht Morales has loft the citv j aud his destination is unknown Tho city aud wtrrouodlnrj country is. ?juki., bui connjdernhlu unrest and oxcttomtut i}. shown at Hie uncx ported departure of tho President, freah wlmte southwest. PRfCE TWO CEN OF TENEMENT HOUSE Two Men Engaged in Thrilling Struggle Which Made Spec? tators Forget Fire Below. i HE WANTED TO JUMP TO DEATH Hundreds of Babies and Their Toy. Laden Chrlstmne Trees Carried Into the Street?3tx?story Factory Completely Gutted by a Gtuo* horn Blaxe. (My Anscctatcd Press.) NKW YORK, Dee. 25.?Hundroda of Icaooieut hou.se bablco and their toy-laden Christina.) trees were car ' rtod into tho street before daylight today during a tiro which threatened to obliterate several blocks of tho ! city In Ujo vicinity or Fifty-elghtn j street nnd Eleventh avenno. A 6lx story factory building at 631 nud I West Fifty-eighth street, wao com? pletely destroyed with a losa of flOO, UOD. With the tenement, of three sblos and with the gan tankn of tho Con? solidated Oua Company within roach of the showers of sparks, the wat'n* pressure partially failed when, the fire wa.s hottest. Fine Work of Bold Firemen. Piro engines wero hastily coupled together, pumping in palm and thin device, together with tho bold work of tho firemen, who advanced almost .. Into the zone of the names in order to play on tho fire with their weak st minis, finally saved hundreds at surrounding homes. Tho fire who discovered whea flam im burst from tho third etory windows and belched complete!.)1 across Flfty-olghtb street, with a ron? Mho n discharging cannon. ? The roomit of the Iloonovcll hos? pital, soir.o distance uwny, wt-ro lighted na if by daylight, "there W/ui great, silnrtn* among bot hi patients and their attendants. Spectacular Strugfjle. At the height ol tbo lire-thousands jdf spectators momentarily forgot tbo; 'burning-bulVUntf let. watching audits;;-?' fgl? Sn tiiif uppct'Window'of ''d tone-' utnent. boii?o in PIfiy-clghtb otreeL j: A man -started climbing over lh<v . window ?III, preparing to drop to tho . street In his night clothes. ! Another man reached out lo bdvo bim. i Tbo two fought in . tbo window above tbo sidewalk", while tho crowd hod cleared a semicircle with o blanket oulutrelchod to ?avo bim. I Tho holf-crused man, bowover, was drawn back through his window by main strength. Ono fireman was injured by fall? ing gin s.S. THE SIX STORY FACTORY WAS I COMPLETELY GUTTEO BY FIRE I Stubborn Blaze in Woostcr Street:, 1 New York. Docs $300,000 Worth of Damage. NRW YORK, Dec. 25.?Piro j alarms, summoning thirty-two com I bunion and tho reserves from nine ' police precincts wero, sout out to night for n. blaze which completely gutted tho six-story factory building, Nos. 12, 10 t nnd 10G Woostor street, entailing damage estimated at *Ji>n.OOO. Plve firemen sustained Injanes but were abb' to continue at wor*. No ono wa.s in tbe building where I tho fire originated and Its origin h unit now n. Tho occupants of the building were: K. Damsky paper boxo-i; Chbca ?? Mnhkudorff. shirt walsLt: Goldschmldt and Knopf, eloahK; L ! Monddzobu & Co.. silk belts; Jocepli I Brandt. & Bro., aud J. ?Vut?. lure. SulUu of Morocco "Biilki,.'' fHy Associated Prism > TANfilt'R. MOROCCO. Doe, 25 The Sultan of Morocco rofuuet; v i ayny* t*?> tin- holding of the Interna; tlOUXti conference ou Moroccan Pi forms at MMtlrld in#lc?d or tu A! 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