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A SURE CASE
1M; Coachman "Weinhagen, of New
York, Is Officially De
v BELLOW BOABDEBS
Health Authorities Have Their
Hands Full Investigating
Several Scare Cases.
THE CHINAMAK'S. DEATH
WAS CAUSED BY OPIUM.
Br. Jenkins Orders the Steamship the
State of Nevada Tact to the Lower
Collector Hendricks Had Previously
Given Him Permission to Allow the
Vessel to Land Cholera Practically
Stamped Out at Sandy Hook The
Only Death Was the Result of Starva
tion and Neglect Hamburg Gets Her
First Foreign Aid From New York
City The Doctors Say the Plague Is
Abating There, but the Ambulances
Are Busier Than Ever Brazil Sets on
Foot an,Iron-Clad Quarantine Aeainet
American Port3 The Latest Bulletins
From Various Points in Europe.
SPECIAL. TZLEOEA5I TO THE DISPATCH.!
New Yoek, Sept. 2L Bulletins were
posted by the Health Department at 4
o'clock this afternoon, announcing that the
bacteriologists of the oard of Health who
have been examining the cases of Coachman
Louis Weinhagen, of 4 Extra Place, and
Fireman Knox, of the steamship State of
Nevada, have reported the discovery of the
germs of Asiatic cholera. The bulletins
were addressed from the Carnegie Labora
tory to President Charles G. "Wilson, and
were signed by Edward K. Dunham, T.
Mitchell Crudden, Henry P. Loomis and
Hermann M. Biggs.
As soon as President 'Wilson received
the results of the examinations, he ordered
the three hip tenement houses in .Extra
Place quarantined. A Mrs. Gemler runs
all three as a boarding house, and it was in
a room in the rear tenement that "Weinha
gen was stricken. There are about 200
regular boarders in the three houses, and
none of them will be permitted to leave
the premises until all precautionary meas
ures agaiost the spread of the disease have
Eierythlng "Will Be Disinfected.
The three houses will be thoroughly fumi
gated and the wearing apparel and other,
articles belonging to the occupants will be
washed in a solution of bi-chioride of mer
cury. President Wilson decided later that
it would be a good idea to give each and
every lodger a bath, and be ordered BO
wooden bath tubs taken there for that pur
pose. These are the deaths from cholera that
have been officially announced:
Ntiac .Ace. Address. Date.
Charles McAtoj-.. 35. .679 Tenth av Sept. 6
Wm. Wleemtn.... 55..TGS Eleventh av Sept. 10
Sophia Wiegnian.. G3..7G3 Eleventh av. Sept 11
Minnie LevIuKer..l..411 E. 6th st Sept. 11
Charlotte Beck.... 31. .1764 SecoDd av Sept. 13
John Knox 41..S.S.State orNevada.Si.pt 18
Quarantine has been removed from the
houses where McAvoy, the "Wiegmans and
Mrs. Beck died and also in these cases: 428
East Eighty-fifth street, where Peter Calla
han died; 1C25 Madison avenue, where Ed
ward Hoppe died; 221 East Thirty-first
street, where Mary Connerty lived, and 692
Second avenue, where she was found ill.
rienty of Scare Cases Reported.
To The Dispatch correspondent Dr.
Roberts said that reports of suspicious cases
were constantly coming in, and that the
inspectors had their hands full investi
gating these cases. Two people
were removed from their homes
to the reception hospital to-day, but it
is doubtfuf if either has cholera. They
were Henry Engel, of 4 Extra Place, and
Mary Murphy, of 63 Cherry street Engel
lived in the same honse with "Weinhagen,
and had been suffering from diarrhcea. Dr.
Boberts told the correspondent that he had
been removed merely as a precautionary
measure. It is not probable that he has
cholera, and unless he shows farther symp
toms be will be released in a few days.
Mary Murphy was found suffering from
fits of vomiting, cramps and diarrhoea.
There is reason ior belief that, she has the
disease. The house at 63 Cherry street has
been partly quarantined. An inspector has
been put in charge.
Some of the Other Suspected Cases.
Another suspicious case reported was
that of Patrick Steward, 50 years old, a
boiler maker in the Brooklyn Navy Yard.
Steward lives at 15 Morns street The
house is an old five-story building, which
has been used as a sailors' boarding house,
an immigrants' boarding house and a tene
ment It is rented out in apartments just
now. Steward has been suffering from se
vere patns in the stomach, vomiting fits
and diarrhoea. He was removed to the re
ception hospital and an inspector sent to
the Morris street house to quarantine it
Among other cases reported for investiga
tion was that of "Wozselek Heolmer, 21
years old, who was found sick shortly after
midnight at Eleventh street and Second
avenue. A Bellevue Hospital ambulance
surgeon examined the man and refused to
take him. He notified the Health Board,
and Inspector Bryant found the man suffer
ing from inflammation of the bowels.
The Chinese- merchants are not at all
alarmed over the suspicious, death of Yee
Chew "Wah at 14 Mott street yesterday.
They think opiunrkilled him.
People Star Eat Fisli and Meat
The room where he died was carefully
fuarded by health officers all day to-day.
Tne Board of Health issued this statement
It bavin); been reported to the department
that In the markets people hesitate to par
chase fish and other articles of food from,
apprehension that germs may be contained
therein, the Board t Health reiterates the
statement already made that there is no
dancer from the uso of flsb, meat and all
other proper articles 6f food or drink, pro
vided they are thoroughly cooked.
At Quarantine Dr. Jenkins ordered back
to Lower Quarantine this afternoon the
Allan line steamer State of Hfevada on no
count of the recent death of a stoker after
her arrival at her dock. Dr. Jenkins said
that there is an interesting story attached
to the recall to Quarantine of the State of
Nevada, but contented himself for the
present by saying:
"The State of Nevada came fromGlas-
The Cholera at Hamburg Poor People
gow, a perfectly healthy port Her cabin
passengers were discharged. It was my in
tention to hold her lor the 20 days' rule,
and informed the steamship agent that I
would not allow her to go up unless he ob
tained the consent of the Collector of the
port I subsequently received word from
the Collector that if the steamer was all
right she should ie allowed to go up."
The steamship City of Paris at C o'clock
p. m. was allowed to proceed to her dock.
LATEST FROM EUROPE.
Bulletins From the Central and Southern
Farts of the Continent v
The following are the latest cholera bul
letins from Europe:
Cracow Throughout Galicia from the
date of the outbreak of cholera until now
there have been reported 32 cases and 11
Antwehp Two new cholera cases and
4 deaths were reported here to-day, and at
Mens 3 cases anal death.
HOME It is understood that because of
the cholera in various places in Europe the
Pope will cause the nsual October pilgrim
age to Borne to be postponed. The holding
of the Papal Consistory will also be de
layed for the same reason.
Berlin The Bourse was depressed yes
terday owing to Prof. Koch's pessimistic
cholera views. Prot Koch believes there
will be areenrrence of cholerain the spring,
and that the disease n ill linger for years
unless Hamburg secures a copious supply
of pure water. Twenty-two persons here
suffering from suspicious illness were taken
to the Moablt Hospital yesterday. The
doctors there say that fire of them have
"Warsaw Cholera has appeared at Vol
pvioi, a-town near Cractiw.
Bucharest Numerous cases of sus
picious, sickness are reported in this citv.
It is thought that the sickness is cholera.
The army reserve have been summoned ior
service, but now it is feared that cholera
may break out among them and their dis
baudment is demanded.
Lisbon It is stated that the steamer
Reichstag, which arrived in the Tagns yes
terday Irom Hamburg, and which was
ordered to leave the river, had ten cases of
cholera on board.
"Brussels There have been reported in
Paturages in the last 48 hours 20 cases of
cholera and seven deaths.
Cherbourg The report of the outbreak
of cholera here proves to be without foun
dation. Paris In Paris and its suburbs there
were reported yesterday 20 neft- cholera
cases and 1C deaths.
St. Peteksburq Forty-eight new cases
ot cholera and 16 deaths were reported in
this city yesterday. Compared with Mon-
Keicsvendon' Kiosk at Hamburg, With Police
Notice About the Cholera.
day's returns, this is an increase of 37 new
cases and a decrease of 28 deaths. Fifty
two hospital patients were discharged as
The Hague One- case of cholera has
been reported in this city; in Schiedam one
case and one death have been reported, and
in Bloskensgraaf two deaths.
STAMPED OUT AT SANDY HOOK.
Only One Little Victim, and It Died of Star
ration and Neglect
Camp Low, Sandt Hook, N. J., Sept
21. Perfect confidence is restored hem
among the detained people by the announce
ment in the commandants' report, issued
after the daily inspection, that no new
cases of cholera or suspicious cases have
been found in the last 24 hours, and the
sick in Hospital are all reported as being in
a lair way to recovery, except the sad case
of the unknown intant whose mother and
two little s'sters died on the Bugia while at
sea The child was left to the tender mer
cies of the ship's steward and stewardess,
through whose neglect it is reported to be
now dying from the effect of absolute star
vation. That word is the plain diagnosis given of
the case by the doctors here, and they state
that the child will not live.
Texas Pulls Her Drawbridge.
ATJSTIN.Tex., Sept 2L Governor Hogg
to-day issued a proclamation quarantining
against New York and other places where
cholera now prevails or may hereafter ap
pear. The Latest Suspect In New York.
New York, Sept 2L Mrs. Vlnconzo
Grappolas died to-nkht, it is stuneoted,
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PITTSBURG, THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER . 22
from cholera. She was seized'with vomit
ing and diarrheca during the afternoon and
in two hours was in a state of collapse. At
8 o'clock she died.
THE FIRST FOREIGN AID
For Stricken Hamburg Comes From New
York Doctors Say the Plague Is Wan
ing, but Ambulances Are Hosier Tlian
Ever Humble Dwellers on the Elbe.
Hamburg, Sept 2L According to the
official figures there were 149 new cases of
cholera and 64 deaths from the disease in
Hamburg yesterday. Compared with the
official returns of Monday, yesterday's
figures show an increase of eight new cases
and a decrease of three deaths.. The doctors
to-day say they believe the disease, is de
creasing. During the last few days more ambn-
Bringing Their Bedding to Be Bisurfecied.
lances are seen in the streets, conveying
patients to the hospitals. The first install
ment of 32,000 marks subscribed in New
York for the relief of the sufferers was re
ceived to-day. The gift of the New York
ers is greatly appreciated, all the more so as
it is the first help that has been extended to
Hamburg irom a foreign source.
A peculiar custom obtains in .Hamburg,
no mention of which has heretofore been
made in the stories ot the epidemic sent
irom here, and to this custom may be at
tributed, many of the cholera deaths that
have occurredhere. As is well known, the
old town of Hamburg is very lovt and is
traversed by many canals, or fleets, as they
are called here. These fleets form the
dwelling places of many poor people. They
are subject to the tides of the Elbe, and at
certain times they are quite'dry.
The present cholera epidemic is carrying
in its train such want and suffering as has
never beiore marked the history of Ham
burg, and daily the distress is increasing.
Nearly all the trades in the citv are at a
standstill, and thousands of workmen who
depend npon their daily toil for the support
of themselves and their' families find it
utterly impossible. to earn a pfennig.
BRAZIL HAS QUARANTINED.
A Practical Embargo Declared Against
Nearly All Tankee Trade.
New York, Sept 21 Spedd A
notice ,was posted at the Maritime Ex
change, to-day, to the effect that Brazil had
declared a quarantine against all Atlantic
ports of the United States, describing New
York as "infected," and the other Atlantic
ports 'as '"suspected." The quarantine
order declared that all, vessels from those
ports would be sent to the Ilta Grande
Lazaretto, near Bio, to .remain as long as
the Government thought necessary. Ship
pers said .this wonld mean a practical em
bargo on our trade with Brazil. Vessels
bound for Para, where the rubber trade Js
carried on, a distance of 15 days by steamer,
will have to go by way of Bio, a distance of
30 days, in prder to be cleared at quaran
tine. By request the Brazilian minister cabled
to his Government that no case of cholera
had appeared in New York since the 13th
instant, and asked that' the order be modi
fied. He said his Government was doubt
less under a misapprehension. Our trade
with Brazil in rubber, coflee and sugar is
extensive, and the enforcement of such a
quarantine would injure both countries.
The milreis, which is worth 27 pence at par,
has been down as low as 10, and was quoted
yesterday at 13.
TALKED JUST LIKE BB0THEBS.
Dr. Talmage Says He and the Toung Kaiser
Grew Quite Familiar.
New York, Sept 2L Special Rev.
Dr. Talmage, Mrs. Talmage and their two
daughters, Daisy and Maud, who were
passengers on the City of Paris, reached
their home in Brooklyn this evening. Many
members of the Tabernacle called to con
gratulate Dr. Talmage on his safe return. Dr.
Talmage looked in excellent health and
said he felt ten years younger than when he
started on his trip to Europe in June. His
preaching tour in England, he said, was a
great success, and he exhibited with pride
a gold watoh which had been presented to
him at the Crystal Palace by 100 ministers of
In reference to bis meeting -the
Emperor ot Russia Dr. Talmage
said;: "We talked like brothers dis
cussed religion and politics. I found the
Kaiser bright, cheerful, emotional, sympa
thetic and mos.t intellectual. He loves
America and onr people. He is interested
in our country and all that concerns it -1
fonnd him thoroughly versed in our affairs.
He asked me many questions, but I am not
at liberty to tell all that passed between
us." Dr. Talmage finds that the big Taber
nacle is, involved in serious financial per
plexities, and his efforts will be directed to
surmount them. He is to resume his preach
COBBEirS BH0THER A FUGITIVE,
He Escapes From a House of Correction
Where HJs Father Had Sent Him.
BAN FRANCISCO, Sept 2L Special
Champion Corbett's brother, Jack Corbett,
escaped to-day from the "House of Correc
tion, where he was serving a three-years'
sentence for forgery. Yonng Corbett, who
is a strapping, handsome fellow, as big as
his more famous brother, is an opium fiend,
and about two years ago forged his father's
name to a check in order to buy dope.
As this was the climax of a long series of
similar offenBes, the father allowed the boy
to be prosecuted and sentenced. He had
only seven more months to serve.
A HEW FEDERATION PLAN
Proposed by ,tho Firemen's Brotherhood to
Other Ballroad Organizations.
Cincinnati, Sept. 2L The'Brotherhood
of Locomotive Firemen adjourned their
convention this afternoon. The last act
before adjournment was the adoption of the
plan for a federation of all the railway
brotherhoods, as reported by a special com
mittee. The plan is for each brotherhood to have
three members of the Federation General
Executive Board, to consist of the grand
master of the respective brotherhood, and
two members elected by the convention-
Edward Parker Deacon Pardoned.
Paris, 8,ept2L It is reported that Pres
ideni'Carnot has pardoned Edward Parker
DeacoBj who killed, bis jrife ' betray
Wreckers Gare Naught- for
Human Life With Such
a Treasure in Sight.
BUT THEY MIL TO GET IT.
They Tamper With the Santa
Bailroad Track in Kansas.
Four Coaches Piled in a Heap and Be.
duced to Kindling Wood The $l,OO0,
OOO Belonged to the Mexican Central
Ballroad and Was Being Transferred
to Boston The. Spot Selected With
Great Care, but the Wreck Was Too
Complete toijRender a Bobbery Pos
sible -DeathComes Without Warn
ing to Four Trainmen.
Topeka, Kan., Sept 21. A million
dollars in currency was the prize forwhich
Kansas train robbers strove to-day. An
appalling loss of human life was the price
they were willing to pay for it
Passenger train No. 8, on the Atchison,
Topeka and Santa Fe Railroad, eastbound,
was wrecked early this morning three
miles west of 0ae City by train robbers,
who hoped by .that means toplunderthe ex
press car of 51,000,000 whioh was being
transported from the City of Mexico to
Boston. A wrecked train, 4 men killed
and 35 men, women and children injured
jam the only results, for the robbers secured
not a penny oine treasure.
The wreck and attempted robbery had
been carefully and .deliberately planned.
To avoid the possibility of leaving a clew
behind them, tho robbers stole the tools
with which they did their work, instead of
purchasing them. They stole a crowbar,
wrench and sledge hammer Irom the tool
house at Barclay, three miles west of the
scene, and with them removed a fish plate,
which joined two rails together, and which
would necessarily derail tho train.
A Carefully Selected Spot
The robbers had evidently selected with
care the spot at which to wreck the train.
They chose the top of a grade, up which the
train would be -obliged to ascend, thus
lessening its speed nnd at the same time
lessening the chances of so badly wrecking
the train as to bury.beneath the debris the
treasure they were seeking. Their precau
tions were unavailable, and the very
thing they sought to evade thwarted their
When it passed over the weakened
track the entire train was wrecked, ex
cept the rear car, and most of the cars were
piled one on top.of the other above the ex
press car, burring it and its treasure so
and fro for a second and then toppled over.
The engineer and fireman had no warning
of their late and no chance for their lives.
They must have been killed outright when
the engine was wrecked. The express
messenger and express guardsman were
equally unprepared, and they were killed
in their car. There were some 250 passen"
gers on the train, but not one was killed.
How they escaped seems miraculous.
All the Passengers Found 'Alive.
The cars were piled one on the other and
composed a mass oi timber and twisted iron,
in which it seemed impossible for any
human being to have escaped death. "When
the work of rescue was completed, however,
all the victims were found to be alive.'
Several were badly Injured and a few may
The 51,000,000 belonged to the Mexican
Central Railroad Company, and was being
forwarded to that company's headquarters
at Boston. It was rescued from the wreok
and turned over to the Wells-Fargo Com
pany here to be forwarded to its destina
tion. The Santa Fehas offered 51,000 reward for
the train wreckers, aud several posses are
searching the country in the vicinity of the
wreck. Advices from Osage City and Bar
clay state that intense excitement and in
dignation prevails among the people there,
who declare the wreckers shall be lynched
when caught Even before the Santa Fe
officials had offered the reward, several
posses of men from Barclay and Osage City
had started in all directions to run dowh
the wreckers. Later, detectives in the em
ploy of the railway and express companies
joined the search.
Bobbery tho Undoubted Motive.
All the stories 'told bv the pnsseneers
agree that there is little doubt" that the ac
cident was'the result of a deliberate plan
to wreck the train for the purpose of se
curing the treasure in the express car.
Major "W. H. Lellelwyn, the Santa Fe live
stock agent at Las Cruces, N. M., who was
on the train, says:
"I was awake when the wreck occurred.
"We were going about 3,5 miles an
hour. The jolt was terrific, aud all
of the cars left the track except
ours and the one back of us. It was the
worst wreck I ever saw. The front coaches
were all piled in a heap and were reduced
to kindling wood. There were 12 cars in
the train. I think there must have been
225 people on board, many of them women
accompanied by children. I do not see how
so many escaped. They all acted admira
bly, and worked with a vim to help the un
fortunates. "It is singular that the train did not
catch fire, for it was piled up on' top of the
engine. The night was 'dark and we tore
rails off the fence for torches. It was hard
work getting some oi the people out One
aged lady was caught between two chairs
in the reclining chair car, and it took a
long time to extricate her. After we had
rescued her she went back after her pocket
book. The Bails Were Tampered With.
"I took particular pains to find out the
cause of the wreck, I found that four bolts
had been taken from the fish plate which
holds the rails together. Tne rail was lelt
in place, but with no support The engine
was actually buried nearly out of sight
The poor engineer is buried under it.
"My theory is that whoever caused the
wreck did not anticipate that it would be
such a bad one, as it was at the top of the
grade. They thought we would be going
slow. They were probably after that 51,
000,000. There were also in the express car
three combination sates containing bonds
and money. I did not see anyone around
the express car after the wreck, but it was
buried so deep that no .robbers could have
found it if they wanted to."
The List of Killed and Wounded.
The following is a list of the casualties:
.THANK BAXTER, express messenger; Kan-
sas City, killed.
JOHN BLOOMENTHAL, express guards-
man, Mexico, Ho., killed.
JAMES CHADDICKS, fireman. Topeka,
1892 - TWELVE PAGES.
'QtJf xf''s JfHIT"tr s!0SSs.
THE GREAT ACT IN ONE RING OF THE POLITICAL CIRCUS.
EDWARD MAHER, enslneer,Topeka,kllled.
Following are the names of the injured:
Mary Lyman, Blooming ton, 111., badly
bruised and injured about head and luce;
William Door and child, Chllllcotho, Mo.,
badly bruised and scratched: Mrs. M. Jones
and two children, Wichita, bruised; Thomas
Nelson, Topeka, bruised about bead and
face; M. A Roberts, Emporia, baok Injured:
Mrs. W. H. Miller. Macon, Mo., Injured In
spine and side; J. F. WaddeL Bayonne, Kan.,
Injured In lelt hip; Postal Clerk S. G. Kelly,
or Kansas City internal injuries;
C. T. Wordlaw, Elliott, III., badly bruised;
W. A. Carey, Burllngame, Kan., head cut;
OIlie Tonne, Poplar Bluff, Ma, head badly
ut; A. C. Roark, Newton, Kan., head cnt;
J. E. Johnson, Minneapolis. Minn., badly
brnised; II. C. McClure, Richmond, Mo.,
knee fractured and head badly cnt; W. D.
Miner, Nes' City, Kan., knee hurt; Postal
Clerk H. S. Foster, Lawrence, Kan., badly
bruised; R. B. Donohue. Kansas City, leg
mashed and badly bruised; C. B. Kinne, ex
press messenger, Kansas City, bruised;
Postal Cletk G. B. Oberlin, Kansas City,
THE CHTBCHi)BGAir FIRED.
Covenanters In Rochester Unable to Over
ride a Itulo of Their Creed.
ROCHESTER, N. Y., Sept 2L Special
In the Beform Presbyterian Church is a
handsome cabinet organ the tones of which
are no longer heard. It was in the early
part of last winter that the organ was intro
duced. It was an innovation, nothing of
the kind ever having been done before in
any of the Covenanter churches. The Cal
vinistic objeotion to instrumental music in
connection with religious services was raised,
and much interest excited among the clergy
over what was regarded as a test case. A
member of the congregation who still had"
the'old horror of an organ in chnrch made
an appeal to the svnod. The decision of
the synod was against the organ. The
-Rochester Presbytery then took action and
'ordered the discontinuance ot thg 'use of
The prohibition of the organ came as a
disappointment to many in the congregation.
The pastor, Bev. James M. MoElhinney,
has been outspoken in favor of an organ
since he took charge of the church. In fact.
nas .spoKen in tne puipit, aavocaung
instrumental music as an aid to chnrch
worship. The order of the local Presby
tery loiiowing the decision ot tne general
synod is final.
FLORENCE BLITHE -Is A BHIDE.
Helres to Four Millions Finds
Trouble to Get a Husband.
San Francisco, Sept 2L Special.
Florence BIythe, the heiress of old Thomas
Blythe's four millions, and the heroine in
one of the most sensational law cases known
in recent years, was married to-day to Fitz
W. Hinckley, of this city, the s,on of one of
the partners in the great Union Iron Works.
The engagement oi the young people was
announced last June, but it was understood
the marriage would not occur until next
winter. The cause of this change of plan is
The ceremony was very simple, but it
was noteworthy for the fact that while the
groom's relations and friends were numer
ous, the bride was attended only by her
lawyer, Attorney General Hart The
bride is the daughter of Thomas BIythe and
Susan Perry. BIythe, in one of his visits to
England, met Miss Perry and persuaded
her to live with him. He recognized Flor
ence, as his daughter by sending her money
and writing many letters, and had made ar
rangements to bring her out from -England
when his sudden death came.
PECK IS INDICTED.
He Will Have to Stand a Trial for Burning
Up Those Papers.
Albany, N. Y., Sept 21. Special
District Attorney Eaton to-day secured an
indictment against Commissioner of Labor
Statistics Charles F. Peck, for he alleged
destruction of. official papers in his office.
This is the same charge upon which Mr.
Eaton had Mr. Peck arrested last week, and
upon whioh he is now out on 51,000 bail.
The indictment was sealed.
Edward J. Meegan, Mr. Peck's counsel,
upon learning ot the indictment telegraphed
to Mr. Peck, in New York City, notifying
him of the indictment and telling him to be
here to answer it to-morrow. Then Mr.
Meegan notified Mr. Eaton that Mr. Peck
would be in court to-morrow. In face of
the previous actions, the proceeding has
caused considerable comment in legal and
political circles. ' Mr. Eaton is a Mug
wump. NEGROES ATTACK A TOWN.
A Pitched Battle Fought With Tramps, In
Which Many Are Wounded.
Des Moines, Ja., Sept 2L News lias
reached here of an attempt of negro tramps
to loot and burn the village of Spencer, in
the northwestern part of the State. A
pitched battle was fought between the ne
groes and citizens, and revolvers were nsed
Five negroes are in jail and the people
are intensely excited. It is reported that a
number were Berlously' injured in the
CAPT. ANDREWS SUCCEEDS.
He Lands In Lisbon From the Smallest Craft
That Ever Crossed the Sea.
Lisbon, Sept 21. Captain Andrews, in
his 16-foot dory, which sailed from Atlantic
City, N. J"., July 20, arrived here to-day.
iTHe Captain is well,
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NOT TIED TO TARIFF.
President Harrah, of the Midvalo Steel
Works, Willing to Have the Duty on Pig
Iron Bempved How He Beasons It
Would Be of Benefit to His Industry.
Philadelphia, Sept 2L Special
Charles, j; Harrah, a lifelong and active Re
publican, President of the Midvale Steel
"Works, the largest manufactory of its kind
in the country, and which does a large
amount of Government work in the
way of gun forgings, was questioned
to-day on the much mooted question of the.
effect of the McKinley bill on the steel
industry. Mr. Harrah's firm does an ex
tensive business in the manufacture of
steel tires for locomotives, and be is ex
ceedingly well posted onthe tariff bill, so
far as it applies to his business.
Mr. Harrah said: "If the duty on iron
ore, which is 75 cents a ton, and the duty
on pig iron, which is 56 80 a ton, were re
moved, we would be able - to sell the tires
which we make to English railroads. Let
me show you the inconsistency of the
tariff. If we import steel rails
we have to pay a duty of 511 a ton. If we
import scrap steel, which can't be used for
anything but melting purposes, we have to
pay 511 20 a ton. In other words, we can im
port a steel rail, use it nntil it is worn out,,
then, cut it up for scrap and still save 20
cents a ton over the duty we would have to
pay on the scrap itself.
The "Western and Pittsburg Steel mills
use the Minnesota and Michigan ores. The
freight by water from Duluth to Cleveland
and by rail from Cleveland to Pittsburg is
so heavy as to prevent Eastern steel rail
mills, from using- native ores. In
conseqnenee of this, both the Bethlehem
works and the Pennsylvania Steel Company
have to import their ores from Cuba, where
they own large ore beds, aud7the- bet of
their having to pay ocean- freights fr?m
Cuba to Baltimore or Philadelphia handi
caps them in their competition with the
"Western mills. Under the existing
circumstances the Eastern rail mills cannot
sell their product in "Western markets, nor
can the Pittsburg people or the Steel Com
pany of Illinois sell theirs to Eastern rail
roads." "Do vou agree with the tariff reform
views of Mr. Cleveland?"
"No, I think the man who expressed my
views best was General Hancock, when he
said that the tariff was merely a local issue;
for it is nothing but that Tariff legisla
tion that suits Pennsylvanians will cer
tainly be detrimental to Southern interests,
and no legislation of that kind will
ever be accepted by the West unless
it increases the price of pork or enables the
farmer to get more for hls,b2 of flour.
Eventually we will all awaken, and instead
ot building up a barrier around us that com
pels us to feed on one unother like a lot or
cannibals, we will pull down the barrier,
meet the Englishman wherever he shows
his face and beat him out of the field and
we can do it every time."
GEN. POPE PASSING AWAY.
Ho Is Slowly Dying of Nervoos Prostration
Among Sandusky Friends.
Sandusky, Sept 2L General John
Pope is here, suffering from a severe case of
nervous prostration; but, while his lriends
are not sanguine of his restoration to health,
they do not anticipate an immediate fatal
termination of his malady.
General Pope is in his 70th year, and his
recuperative power is by no means what it
was a few years ago. He is in the midst of
friends. General Manning Force, com
mandant of the Ohio Soldiers' Home at
Sandusky, is General Pope's brother-in-law.
IHE MOST POPULAR C0MSADE
Gets aSword From a Newspaper, and His
Name Is Knox.
"Washington,' Sept 2L To-night, in
the presence of a number of distinguished
persons, there was presented to Colonel E.
M. Knor, of New York, the sword offered
by a New York newspaper to the comrade
of the G. A. R. who received the largest
Colonel A. B. De Frece, of New York,
made the presentation speech, explaining
that Colonel Knox had received more than
105,000. Colonel Knox returned suitable
acknowledgments. The ceremony closed
with a collation tendered the company by
THAT HaBBISBUB'b SAILOR'S CASE.
His Italian Murderers Are to Be Placed on
Trial In October.
"Washington, Sept 2L Admiral Ben
ham cables from Genoa, Italy, this morning
that the trial ot the Italians implicated in
the murder ei the American sailor from the
American cruiser Newark will take place
He has been directed to delay his de
parture for Montevideo until after the
Socialists Fall Oat and Fight
Berlin, Sept. 2L While Harren Singer
and Auer were speaking at a meeting of
Socialists here to-day, they were continu
ally interrupted by Herr Werner and other
independents. The disorder finally led to a
general fight, in which bottles, glasses,
sticks, etc., were freely used ns weapons.
The police interfered and cleared he hall.
Several persons on both sides were injured.
' The South Portland Leaves Now fork.
New York, Sept 2L Special At 9
o'clock last- night the Sourth Portland,
with her cargo of rifles, cartridges and a
gatliusr gun, loft ber ancnorage' bound for
the Hook. She passed the Hook going out
about 1 o'clock this morning.
Terrible Collision on the Ft.
Wayne Boad Near the
Village of Shreye.
FIBE ADDS TO THE HORBOB.
Imprisoned People Burned Alive in
the Shattered Coaches.
Rescuers Beaten Back by the Flames
The Chicago Express and a Freight
Train Meet on a Sharp Curve En
gines and Cars Crashed Into Kindling
Wood Freight Crew Thought the Ex
press Had Passed The Men Charged
With Drunkenness and Going to Sleep
Four Sleepers Remain on the Track
Ten Passengers Bruised and In
jured All Badly Scared.
ISFZCMI. TKLIOnAM TO THE DISrATCIM
"Woostek, Sept. 2L One of the worst
passenger wrecks in the history of the Ft
"Wayno road occurred at 3:45 this morning a
mile and a half west of Shreve, a small
town near here. Thirteen people were
either killed or burned to death. To-night
all the charred and blackened bodies have
been recovered. It was a sight that made
men weak and faint, but the wreck crews
worked valiantly to get at the dead and re
move the debris.
The accident was the result of a collision
on a sharp curve between the Chicago ex
press coming east and a freight train, known
as No. 75, going west The freight had
been ordered to wait on the west end of the
Milbrook siding until several eastbound
express and freight trains had passed, the
ill-fated one being in the list The freight
crew was nnder the impression that the
Chicago express had gone by, and pulled
odt on the mam line. The collision oc
curred two miles west of the siding, and
the carnage was frightful! Those who saw
the engines and some of the cars twisted,
' piled up in a shapeless mass and reduced to
a small space, wonder how any of the pas
sengers in the day coaches escaped. Here
is the list of dead:
Killed and Burned.
CHARLES SMITH, Crestline, fireman on
W. E. HAMMOND, Allegheny, fireman on
A. E. GLENN, Allegheny, freight brake
man. S. N. JACKSON, express messenger, resi
dence not known.
G. C. MANN, Chicago, postal clerk.
H. S. ALLEN, Columbiana, postal clerk.
E. E. REESE, Beaver Falls, postal clerk.
J. D. PATTERSON,. Masslllon, postal clerk
WOMAN and LITTLE GIRL, names un
known: supposed to be mother and daugh
ter. They got on the train at Mansfled for
TWO WOMEN from Espeyvllle, Pa.
Ten persons were injured, all of them
being more or less brnised. Their names
FeaicxBuet, Crestline, engineer of passen
ger train, right leg broken.
Joseph Ape, Upper Sandusky, postal clerk,
G. Stobkmas, Southside, a boy, bruised.
D. D. Rhodes, Mahoningtown.
W. H. Bboww, Huntingdon, Ind.
L. Koca, Masslllon.
M. Abmstboho, Noblesville, Ind,
J. Ebsest, Millvllle, X. J.
Baooaoc Master Williamson, slight cut
back of the head.
S. B. Covraas, St Joe, Mich , bruised and
The Engineer Badly ilnrt.
Of the injured, Engineer Burt was the
worst hnrt He was the only one who had
a broken bone. The others were more or
less brnised, but not seriously. Mr. Com.
ings is an old man, and is now registered
at the Hotel Scblosser, Pittsburg. He
walked with a limp and Is suffering from
the nervous shock.
The Chicago express, due in Pittsbnrg at
7:35 in the morning, consisted of four sleep
ers, two coaches, two express cars, oni.
postal car and one baggage car, making ten
cars in all. The freight was struggling up
a heavy grade on a curve when the pas
senger train, running at the rate of 45 -miles
an hour and trying to make
up lost time, rushed down from .
the opposite direction. Neither
engineer had time to stop, and in a twink
ling the crash occurred. The locomotives
came together like a whirlwind, and were
turned over on the some side of the track.
every piece of iron in them being twisted
and distorted. Four empty freight cars
piled up next on top ot them, and then
.from the other side followed the two postal,
baggage, express and two passenger
cars. One of the latter was two
thirds telescoped. The women who were
killed sat in the forward part of this coach.
A voung man who was standing in the door
of the smoker was knocked backward, but
escaped with cuts on the head. All the
cars except the four sleepers were reduced
to kindling wood and jammed into a space
of about the length of two coaches by the
force of the collision. Then the splintered
mass with its dead and injured imprisoned
took fire, and the living were quickly con
sumed by the flames before the
eyes of the terror-stricken pas
sengers, who were powerless to help them.
A Postal Clerk Burned Alive.
One of the postal clerks told the people
around him that he was not hnrt, but only
pinioned by the timbers. He begged his
iellows to extricate him, but that was im-
Eo'iible. Slowly the fire burned toward
im, and his skin commenced to peel and
crack irom the terrific heat A Chicago
drummer, who tried to assist him, said tho
poor fellow shrieked in his agony and de
spair. It was a horrible death, and the
commercial man remarked with a shudder
that his screams would ring in his ears for
days to come.
Baggage Master Williamson had a most
miraculous escape. He crawled out from
beneath a mass of trunks and broken tim
bers unhurt, save a few scratches on his
head and neck. Glenn, the freight brake-
man, was caught between the engine and
the first car. He stood there as if in life,
with his eyes open and a cigar in his
mouth. Some ot the passengers called to
him to help release the injured, but no
answer came. The people thought it
strange, ior his position was so
natural, and the cigar between
his teeth deceived them. Poor
Glenn nas dead, and when the men
who -had yelled at mm got him out, it was
found a leg and arm bad Been cut off. The
supposition is that he never knew what
There is a slight embankment where tho
wreck occurred. "When the day dawned,
the first rays of the snn revealed a basket of
peaches that bad been thrown skyward, but