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PAGES TWO CENTS. SCRANTON, PAM SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 11, 1897. TWO CENTS STRIKERS SHOT DOWN The Troubles at the Mines Near Hazleton Reach a Terrible Crisis. MANY MINERS ARE KILLED Sheriff Martin's Deputies Fire Upon a Mob. Tho Strikers Tall Mica Shoop Jlcforo tho Volley from Wiucliestcrs--rrom riltccu to Twenty Arc Killed and I'orty or More Are Woitndcd--Tlic Incitement Is So Interna Thnt No Accurate Figures Can lie Obtained. Deputies Terror-Stricken at the Deadly Execution oi Their Guns. Hazleton, Pa., Sept 10. The strike situation reached a terrible crisis on the outskirts of Lattlmer this nfter noon, when a band of deputy sheriffs fired into an Infuriated mob of miners. The men fell like so many sheep, and the excitement since has been so In tense that no accurate figures of the dead and wounded can be obtained. Reports run from fifteen to twenty odd killed and forty or more wounded. Many of these will die. One man who reached the scene tonight counted thir teen corpses. Four other dead He In the mountains between Lattlmer and Harlelgh. Those who were not injured carried their dead and wounded friends lnlo tho woods; and estimate Is baf fled. KILLED AND INJURED. The list of killed and Injured as re vised and identified follows: DEAD: JUKE CJ1BSLOK, of Harwood. PRANK CHEKA, Harwood. JOHN STANISKA, Crystal RIdgo. GEORGE KL'LICK, of Htrwood. STEVE HOltICK, Harwood. JACOB KULSCOT, of Harwood. JOHN SLHVONICK, of Harwood, leaves a wlfo and four children. ' JOHN IIAHSKA, wifo and two children. ANDREW NISHKOSKI. 'ANDREW SLOVOXSKI. JOHN SCRIPT, wllo and two children. GEORGE GASHBU8H. The Injured in the hospital are: ANDREW HANIS, Slavonian, Humboldt, married. JAN CHOY55, Slay, Humboldt. ANDREW .ME1JER, Slov, Humboldt, single. ANDREW PRBAN, Polish, Crystal Ridge, single. KASIMER Dt'LS, Lithuanian, West Ha zleton, single. JOSEPH SAPARI, Slav, Crystal Ridge, single. JOSEPH PTATCK, Polish, Cranberry, mat rlcd. FRANK TIAGOIS, Polish, Cranberry, single. ANDREW LESSBMUND, PoUsh, Har wood, married. MARTIN SZAFRANCK, Polish, Har wood, single. JOHN DALNER, Slav, Harwood, mar ried. JOHN KL1SSEK, Polish, Harwood, sin gle. THOMAS BORYS, Polish, Cranberry, ctngle. ALBERT CZAJA, Polish. Cranberry, sin gle. JOHN SLEBODN1K, Slav, Cranberry, single. JOHN BALL, Polish. Cranberry, mar ried. GEORGE KASPER, Slav, Harwood, mar rlod. ANTHONY M55ATA. Lithuanian, Har wood, married. JOHN PI.UTAJKI, Polish, Harwood, murneu. JOSEPH MAK, Slav, Harwood, single , JOSEPH PAWLA.YK, Polish, West Ha zleton. married. JOHN DUSTAJ. Slav, married, two day-! MATTHEW CZALLI. Polish, Harwood! married. KLEMENS PLATEK, Polish, Cranberry marriel. ' ADOLF KINZEBEWIZI. Polish, Cran- berry, married. ADAM SAPINAKI. Polish, Cranberry single. ' JOHN KULIK, Polish, Harwood. single. BERNARD BCON1N, Polish, Harwood, married. KONZANTY MONE3ZTI3, Polish, Cran- berry, married. JPRANK ROMAN, Polish, Cranberry, sin 1 sle. Or.e unknown man is 1vlnr nn,i .v, unknown dead are on hospital cots. Three bodies were found tonight on the road near Lattlmer. The Third brigade which will be hero In tho morning, Is comprised of the Ninth regiment, of Wllkes-Barre; tho Fourth, of Allentown: the Thirteenth of Scranton: tho Eighth, of Lebanon and Pottsvllle, and the Twelfth, of Wllllamsport, embracing about 2,800 men. A special train Is now being made up and arrangements for quar ters here are being made. MARCH OF THE STRIKERS. The strikers left Hazleton at 3.30 o'clock this afternoon, announcing their Intention of going to Lattlmer. As soon as this became known a band of deputies was loaded on a trolley car and went whirling across the moun tain to the scene of the bloody conflict, which followed. After reaching Lat tlmer they left the car and formed into three companies, under Thomas Hall, E. A. Hess and Samuel B. Pierce. They drew up in line at the end of the vil lage, with a fence and a line of houses In their rear. Sheriff Martin was In command and stood in the front of the line until tho strikers approached. They were seen coming- across tho ridge, and Martin wenfout to meet them. The men drew up sullenly and lis tened in silence until he had once more read tho riot act. This finished, a low muttering arose among the foreigners and there- was a slight movement for ward. Perceiving this, tho sheriff stepped toward them and, In a deter mined tone, forbade the advance. Some one struck the sheriff and the next moment there was a command to the deputies to fire. The guns of the depu ties Instantly belched forth a terrible volley. The report seemed to shake the very mountains and a roar of dismay went up from the people. The strikers weie taken entirely by surprise, and as the men. toppled and fell over each other, those who remained unhurt stampeded. The men went down be fore the storm of bullets like ten-pins and the groans of the dying and of the wounded filled tho air. The excitement that followed was simply Indescribable. The deputies seemed to be terror stricken nt the deadly execution of their guns, and seeing tho living strik ers ilcelng like wlld-flre and the others dropping to the earth, they went to the aid of the unfortunates whom they had brought down. Tho people of Lattlmer rushed pell moll to the scene but the shrieks of the wounded drowned the crlf s of the sym pathizing and half-crazed inhabitants. FRIGHTENED HUNGARIANS. A reporter, who soon afterwards reached the scene, found the road lead ing to Lattlmer filled with groups of frightened Hungarians. Some sur rounded dying companions ajid others, fearful of pursuit, clung to the new comer and begged his protection. At Farley's hotel there were two men lying on the porch. Both had been shot in the head, and ono had three bullets In him. His groans and appeals for a doctor or death were heartrending. All along the road tho wounded men, who were able to leave the field of bat tle scattered themselves and sought the shade of the trees for protection, but there was no need of that then. Ap proaching tho place where the f hooting occurred, people were met wringing their hands and bemoaning the catas trophe. They could not talk intelli gently nnd It was with the greatest dif ficulty that Information could 1e glean ed. Along the bank of the trolley road men lay In every position, some dead, others dying. Three bodies, face downward, lay along the Incline and three others were but a short distance away. On the other side of the road as many more bodies lay. The school house was transformed Into a temporary hospital and some of the wounded were taken there. The colliery ambulance was summoned to the place as soon as pos sible and Immediately upon Its arrival two men, Ijoth shot through tho legs, were loaded Into the wagon. All along the hillside wounded men were found, on the green, on the roadside and In the fields. Many others, who had been carried to a distance could not be found. As soon as the news' of the shooting reached Hazleton, there was conster nation. Within ten minutes the streets were blocked with excited people. Tha Lehigh Traction company Immediately placed a number of extra cars on the Lattlmer line, and doctors and clergy men responded promptly. Tho Tush of people to Lattlmer was so great that vehicles along tho road were Impeded. Amid tho excitement the deputies turned their attention to the wounded and carried many of them to places where they could be more comfortably treated. A HUNGARIAN VERSION. Martin Roskl, an Intelligent Hungar ian, from Mount Pleasant, who was shot In tho arm, was seen by a re portci on the car coming over, and gave this version of the affair: 'We were going along the road to Lattlmer and the deputies were lined across the road, barring our progress. AVe tried to go through them and did rot attempt to hit or molest them, when they fired upon us. We ran but they kept on shooting on us while we ran. It Is all their fault." Citizens' meetings were held In va rious carts of the city tonight. Opin ion was divided about the responsl blhtj for the shooting. At one meet ing held in Van Wlckle's casino, at tended by bankers, coal operators and prominent business men, resolutions were adopted calling on Governor Hast ings to send the militia here Imme diately. At other mass meetings at tended by thousands of people, tho sentiment was against bringing the troops here, and It Is asserted by these that there was no necessity for hav ing tho deputies here. It Is estimated that when the strik ers began marching on the Hazle mines they numbered about two hundred. Many of the men at tho Hazle mines quit work and joined In tho march on the Lattlmer mines. Tho body did not move with any precision and traversed the highway entirely, keeping off pri vate property. All along the road they seemed jubilant over their success at the Hazle mines. SHERIFF MARTIN'S STORV. IIu Claims Thnt It Was Necessary to I'iro Upon tho Strikers. Wllkes-Barre. Sept. 10. Sheriff Mar tin arrived home on the 7 o'clock train from Hazleton. He was cool and col lected. He was met at tho depot by his legal adviser, Tho two got into a cab and drove to the court house, where they were closeted together for some time. At first the sheriff refused to say anything, but finally consented. The sheriff was at first reluctant to say whether he had given the command to fire, but afterwards admitted that ho had. The sheriff's detailed statement W as follows: "I heard early this morning that the strikers were going to march to the brenker at Lattlmer and compel tho men to quit work. I resolved to in tercept them, and If possible prevent them from reaching tho breaker. One of my deputies told me that the strik ers would probably bo heavily armed. I got my deputies, seventy in num ber, to meet at a certain place. They were all armed. I told them to keep cool uoder all clrcumstanfces. Tho trouble began at 3 o'clock. I met the marching column. I halted them and read the proclamation, They refused to pay any attention and started to re sume their march. Then I called to tho leader to stop. He Ignored my order. I then attempted to arrest him. The strikers closed in on me. They acted very viciously; kicking me, knocking me down and trampling upon me. I called down my deputies to aid me and they did so, but they were unable to accomplish much. I realized that something had to be done at once or I would bo killed. I called to tho dep uties to discharge their firearms Into tho nlr over the heads of the strikers as it might probably frighten them. It was done nt once but It had no effect whatever on the infuriated foreigners, who used me so much the rougher and became fiercer and fiercer, more llko wild beasts than human beings. The strikers then made a still bold er move and endeavored to sur round my entire force of depu ties. I fully realized that tho for eigners were a desperate lot and valu ed life at a very small figure. I also saw that parleying with such a gang of infuriated men was entirely out of the question ns they were too excited to listen to renson and that myself and deputies would be killed if we were not rescued, or If we did not defend ourselves. 1 then called upon the dep uties to defend themselves and shoot it they must to protect their lives or to protect the property that they had been sent to guard from being demolished. The next second there were a few scat tered shots fired into tho infuriated foreigners and a moment later tho en tire force of the deputies discharged a solid volley Into the crowd. I hated to give the command to shoot and was awful sorry that I was compelled to do so, but I was there to do. my duty, and I did it as best as I knew how and as my conscience dictated, as the strikers were violating the laws of the com monwealth' nnd flatly refused to obey th proclamation that I read to them. Instead they Insisted on doing vlolenco and disobeying the laws." "The scene after the shooting was simply terrible and I would have will ingly not had It occur, but as a public official, I was there to see that the law was obeyed and lived up to, and I mere ly did my duty. Some of tho foreigners fell over dead and others badly wound ed; some were rushing about hither and thither seeking a place where they would be shielded from any more shots; others were aiding their wounded com panions to a place of safety, while here and there could be seen men lugging away some one that was either badly wounded or else was dead. The entire crowd of foreigners as soon as the vol ley had teen fired by my deputies, turn ed and started to retreat. They rushed off In all directions as fast as they could run, taking as many of their dead nnd wounded with them as they wero able to carry during their hurried re treat. The excitement at the time was simply terrible and I would not caro to ever go through another ordeal of tho same kind for a fortune." YELLOW FEVER IS ABATING Exciting Rumors Are Dispelled by I'ncts-OInrked Improvement in tho Condition ol Patients. New Orleans.Sept. 10. The announce ment of twelve suspicious cases on one square In tho city and that three cases had developed since the death of a young lady, wJind come from Ocean Springs, created alarm early In tho day, but this was allayed when the facts became known. It developed that a man had died as tho result of excessive dissipation in stead of yellow fever, as reported, In the very square In which the suspicious cases had been found. At nightfall all reports received by Dr. Ollphant were so favorable that renewed confidence was Infused In the officials of tho board. Just before the board met. Dr. Ollphant said to a reporter of the Associated Press: "There Is a marked Improvement In tho situation In the state. I may state unofficially that all the patients in the St. Claude street square are better. I have not received a report from tho board of experts but I have learned from our Inspector who Is assigned to the premises that apparently none of tho patients arc at present In danger. W are still classing these cases as sus picious because their fever Is similar to that which has prevailed at Ocean Springs. They have not been declared yellow fever, but they are under com plete surveillance and the board of health Is giving Its undivided attention and has fully Isolated them. I am able to say that no other cases has been brought to our attention in tho city of New Orleans, the symptoms of which would justify us In classing It as sus picions." i GAAIBLER'S SUICIDE. A Mnnt Hcllevcd to Ho Ilnrou Max Von Schrnder, Kills Himself. Brussels, Sept. 10. A foreigner said to be Baron Max von Schrader, a lieu tenant In the German army, who has been at Ostend during the entire sea son, committed suicide yesterday even ing. The deceased Is said to have lost S0, 000 (1400,000) in gambling. ELEVEN PERSONS KILLED. Vienna, Sept. lO.-By tho explosion of a boiler at a brewery at Hohenstacdt, near Olmutz, today eleven persons wero killed and many wero injured. Mary Anderson May Sing in Concert. London, Sept. 10. Mrs. Mary Anderson Navarro, according to tho Dally Matl, may appear on the concert platform In London this autumn. Sho has been studying vocal music for two years with Maud VaJerlo W'hlso, tho song com poser, who greatly admires her voice. Burglars nt EllUon. Elkton Md Sept. 10. Some tlmo last night burglars entered tho residence of John M. Terrell, on North street, ex tended, while the family wero asleep, and Btolo a watch and chain and several other articles of less value. Diphtheria in Wilmington. Wilmington. Del., Sept. 10,-Becauso of tho supposed prevalence of diphtheria city council tonight Instructed the vac cine physicians to visit tho families where thero are cases of the dlseaso and take measures to prevent an epidemic. . New Pensions. Washington, Sept. 10. Tho following Pennsylvania pensions have been issued; Original Robert Thornton, Mlddlotown, Dauphin; Thomas Thomas, Scranton; William Kocher, Lykens, Dauphin; George S. Drake, Carnegie, Allegheny. Gcrmunv'i WnrLord. Hamburg1, Sept. 10. Emperor William today personally commanded the attack, lng forco In the army manoeuvres, all tho troops being engaged against an imagin ary army. MUTINEERS OF THE OLIVE PECKER. Thor Arc Brought Into Port by tho Steamer Strolin. New York, Sept. 10. The steamer Stroba, Captain Jardlnc, which reached this port today from the South Atlan tic, report that, stopping at Bahla, Bho was requested to bring to the United States the mutineers of tho schooner Olive Pecker, held In custody by tho United States consul at Bahla on the charge of mutiny and murder ing the captain, J. W. Whitman, and the first mate, William Saunders, of tho Olive Pecker. Captain Jnrdlno was obliged to decline, his vessel not hav ing accommodations for the prisoners, who number seven. The names of the mutineers are. according to Captain Jardlnc: William Mitchell, second mate, a Frenchman, 30 years old; Peter Thomp son, steward, 43 years old, a Dane; William Harburg, engineer, and An drew March, Manuel Barlal, John Lind and another whose name could not be learned, seamen. Steward Thompson is said to have confessed that he killed Whitman and Saunders, having been selected by lot to perform the crime, the other six- prisoners joining In the conspiracy. The tragedy occurred early last month. DISTRESS AT DAWSON CITY Steamer Clcvclnnd Brings News from the Yukon Gold rields--Stnrvntlon in Prospcct'-Wlntcr Hns Already Set in nt tho Mining City. Otter Point, B. C, Sept. 10. Tho steamer Cleveland has arrived from St. Michaels, bringing with her from the Yukon gold fields a story of distress and disaster. The miners she has on board and offi cers In charge of tho ship tell tho story of disaster and distress at Dawson. The winter has set In at the mining city of the frozen north nnd two great stores of the place have closed their doors, for they have nothing to sell. Those who have been seeking gold now must seek food or starve. While there may be a tendency to exaggerate the actual condition of af fairs, there can be no question that famine threatens the adventurous men and women, who made their way to the Klondike. Hundreds of unruly spirits are Hocking to Dawson. Threats of violence are being made on every side. Indignation meetings, heavy with ut tered threats of vengeance, are held at St. Michaels by those who have little hopes of advancing up the river and less of getting back to civilization. The first signs of winter are apparent on tho river Yukon, which Is beginning to freeze, and In a few weeks will be closed. Enormous prices are now being paid for food at Dawson and It Is Im possible that more thaii' four vessels with provisions can reach Dawson be fore the river is a mass of Ice. AMOUNT OF DUST. Most of them wish to exaggerato their possessions, and If one were to believe the stories they tell, he would say the treasure shin In which they come carries $5,000,000. Captain Hall, master of the Cleve land, says that he has $100,000 In his safe. The purser believes that he can account for $150,000 on board. Shortly before the Cleveland left for Seattle, the United States revenue cut ter Bear put into St. Michaels with Captain Whiteside, his wife, the first and fourth officers and four seamen of the steam whaler Nevach. They are all thatwemaln to tell tho terrible story of death In the arctic. The Nevach was caught In an Ice pack In the Arctic ocean. Of her crew forty-two were lost. Thirty-one were crushed In the Ice or frozen to death. THE DISCRIMINATING DUTV. Suspension Brings Relief to Tncoma Customs Olliccrs nnd Importers. Tacomn.Wash., Sept. 10. Deputy Col lector Heuson has received Ulegraphlc communications from Washington to suspend until further notice the collec tion of 10 per cent, discriminating duty In the requirement of the security for the amount of goods affected by tho discriminating clause of tho new tariff. The news was received with a great deal of relief by the customs officials and Importers, as the regulation has caused much lnconvenlenco and vexa tion. The collector has required the de posit of a certified check sulllclent to cover the amount of tho discriminat ing duty. The ruling caused delay to several importations through this port, particularly those from China and Jap an. About 3,000 chests of tea have been held hero nearly two weeks awaiting a solution of tho question hy tho attor ney general. CUBA'S NEW TARIFF. Reduction of Unties on American (,'oods Considerable. Madrid, Sept. 10. The Official Ga zette has not yet complotd tho publi cation of all the schedules of the new Cuban tariff. The reduction In the duty on American goods Is consider able, with the exception of crude petro leum, upon which tho duty Is not changed. Thure Is a considerable reduction In the duty on refined petroleum and the duties on firearms and canned goods, as articles of luxury, are slightly in creased. PANAMA CANAL RUMORS. Nothing Known nt Colon About the Reported British Syndicate. Colon, Columbia, Sept. 10. Nothing Is known here of tho report, published locally as an extract from a New York newspaper that a concession has been granted to a British syndicate to com plete tho Panama Canal. The rumor Is generally discredited throughout the Isthmus. West I'ortnl'a "Mystery." Flemlngton, N. J Sept. 10. All except 100 of tho laborers left, tho West Portal "mystery" today. Nearly all those re maining will leave tomorrow. Sheriff Ramsey was again summoned thero to day. A riot was feared and property was said to bo In danger, A guard suf ficient to cope with any outbreak is on duty now. Somerset's Distinguished Visitors. Washington, Sept. 10. Secretary ,Algcr and Adjutant General Bugles have gono to Somerset, Pa., 'to visit President Mc-Klnley. THE 13TH REGT. ORDERED OUT Gov. Hastings Responds to Sheriff Martin's Appeal for Troops. THIRD BRIGADE EN ROUTE Militia Are Hastening to the Scene of the Riot. SliorifTMnrtin Telegraphs to the Gov ernor Stntlng Thnt .Mob Law Pre vails and the .Militia Is Called Out. Ninth Itcglincnt nnd Thirteenth Itcgimcnt to Leave This Morning. Olliccrs oT tho Thirteenth Aroused After Midnight nnd Summoned to tho Armory. The Thirteenth regiment at 12.43 o'clock this morning was ordered to tho scene of the riot at Hazleton as quickly as possible. Lieutenant Colonel C. C. Mattes, In tho absence of Colonel II. A. Coursen, who Is at Cottage City, Mass., received the message from Governor Hastings. At 3 o'clock, tho hour of going to press, the armory on Adams avenue, Is a scene of portentlous excitement. All tho Important officers have been notified and the city Is alive with the boys in blue. The first message sent from Harrlsburg was received in this city nt 12.20 a. m. It advised Colonel Mattes to have tho regiment In readi ness to move to Hazleton within three or four hours. The second message reached here at 12.45. It says: "Move the regiment to Hazleton at once. Before daylight If possible. Gen eral Gobln Is on his way to Hazleton and will assume command. The rail roads have been notified to assist you." Daniel II. Hastings. Both dispatches were placed In Lieu tenant Colonel Mattes' hands at 1.05 o'clock, a few minutes after a Trib une reported had aroused him with the Information that the regiment was called out. Lieutenant Colonel Mattes read the dispatches and Informed the reporter of their contents. A minutes after ward Adjutant Colonel Mattes reached the residence. He had been Informed of tho call by Colonel E. II. Ripple, of the governor's staff, who had received his orders from Harrlsburg. AROUSING THE OFFICERS. On his way to Colonel Mattes' resi dence the adjutant had aroused several of tho officers. Lieutenant Derman, of Company A, was among those noti fied. Lieutenant Colonel Mattes' next step was to communicate with Governor Hastings by long distance telephone from tho Telephone exchange, on Ad ams avenue. Tho receipt of the orders was announced. Telephone messages were also sent to Captain Eugene Fellows, of Com pany F, of the West Side, and Cap tain Frank Robllng, Jr., of Company C, was Informed of the call. In the meantime Colonel Ripple, In tho Interests of the regiment, had been actively engaged In arousing the of ficers on tho IIIU. Commissary Of ficer Tracy was among those first no tified. MAIN BODY TO GO. Tho commanding officers, after a hur ried conference at 2.30 o'clock, decided that the Scranton companies would not wait for the arrival of the Montrose and Honesdnle companies, but would repa.r at onco to the scens of the UnuWe. Colonel E. II. Ripple, of tho gover nor's staff, was the first to reach the armory. He started down Adams ave nue nnd met Lieutenant Colonel Mat tes, who was on his way to the armory from his office, where he had been com municating with the different compan ies of his command. A message was sent to tho captain of Company E, of Honesdale, and Major Whitney, who also resides there. COULD NOT REACH THEM. The lieutenant colonel was unable to communicate with Montrose. Thero Is no telephonic connection with thnt town and no response came to the clicking of tho telegraph Instrument. The police at Providence nnd West Side were Instructed to arouse the members of the guard in these places. Regimental Surgeon Fulton, Assist ant Surgeon Keller and Private Georgo Culver, of Company A, were tho first members of the regiment to arrive at the armory. A momentlater a Tribune reporter bearing an order from Lieu tenant Colonel Mattes arrived and in response to It Private Culver waB dls patched to nrouBe Captain John W. Kambeck, of Company D, Soon thero were a number of the soldier boys at the nrmory and the number was aug mented Immediately. None of them had hoard of the trouble at Hazleton and until thev learned at the nrmory the cause of the sudden call they were sorely perplexed as to tho reason for tho call to aims. First Llfcutennnt W. W. Inglls, of Company to, mounted on a bicycle, aroused the men of 'his company. He passed th4 armory at 2.15 o'clock on his way to ndtlfy Captain Corwin, on the West Sldo, Lieutenant Inglls gays that at every house whero ho gavo tho orders there wero effecting scenes made by tho friends of tho soldiers. It Is expected to leave the city at 5 o'clock and by 0 at tho latest. The Central road will probably be used. At 3 o'clock this morning ward was received from Honesdalo that the members of Company E, of Honesdale, wero preparing to depart, and a train was helng made up In tho Erie and Wyoming yard at Dunmore to go after them. At Wllkes-Barre the members of tho Ninth regiment were called out by tho whistles blowing nlno times and the bells tolling that number. At 3 o'clock Colonel Rlpplo camo to the armory and reported that a. Lehigh Valley train had been secured nnd would ho sent to Scranton immediately over the Delaware and Hudson road. He expected tho regiment would be In motion at 4 o'clock. Harrlsburg, Sept. 10. Governor Hast ings tonight ordered out tho Third brigade and Instructed General SchaU to hold the First brigade in readiness. The troops will mobilize at Hazloton and are expected to be on the scene be fore daybreak. Captain A. R. Paxton, U. S. A., attached to tho National Guard, started for Hazleton tonight by direction of the governor. Superintend ent Crelghton, of the Middle division of the Pennsylvania railroad, was called Into conference at tho executive man sion and has arranged for tho speedy transportation of tho soldiers. The governor received a copy of res olutions adopted at a mass meeting to night at Hazleton urging upon the sher iff of Luzerne county to at once ask the executive for protection to life and property. Tho resolutions are signed by Alvln Markle and other prominent citizens of Hazleton. Irving A. Stearns, of Wllkes-Barre, sent a telegram to the governor that It was absolutely neces sary that troops be sent at onco to the strike region to quell tho lawlessness. TROOPS ORDERED OUT. ShcrlirMnrtln Appeals to tho Govern or nnd Receives lr.ompt Reply. Wllkes-Barre, Sept 10. Sheriff Mar tin sent a telegram to Governor Hast ings tonight stating that mob law pre vailed in the lower end of the county and asking for assistance. Governor Hastings ordered Colonel Dougherty, Ninth regiment, N. G. P., to start for Hazleton at once. Tho regiment will leave Willces-Barro for Hazleton at 5 o'clock In the morning. ELECTRIC CAR RUNS AWAY. The UrnkcsFnil to Control It--Soycn Persons Injured. San Francisco, Sept. 10. Seven per sons were injured in a collision of electric cars on Mission street last night. As a car of tho Bryant street line, returning from Ingleslde, had reached the top of College Hill, the fuse or connection which carries the electricity to the motors from the ov erhead wire suddenly burned out, leav ing nothing with which to control tho car except the brakes, and they were of little use. The lights went out and the passengers were panic-stricken. Th3 car continued Its flight until at Mission and Seventeenth streets It ran Irto a car ahead of It. The passengers In the car that was run Into escaped with a rough shaking up and a bad scare. Both cars were damaged. The conductor of tho run away Jumped before tho collision oc curred and escaped with a few bruises. The motorman remained at his post and was not hurt. The following persons were Injured: Mrs. N. C. Nutt, severe cut on right tide of head; Mrs. Josle Tresch, cut on ttmplo and bruised on arms and side; M. Tresch, four years old, cut on face; Mrs). Carol, cut on temple; William Manning, cut on arm and bruised on right side; Henry Peters, hip bruised; and Frederick O'Neill, severe cut' on temple. INDIAN TRIBESMEN'S WAR. Tho Afridis Reported Collecting to Attack Ilnru or Jam mil. Simla, Sept. 10. It Is reported that the Afrldls are collecting In tho Bazan Valley, Intending to attack Bara or .Tamrud. The Afrldls were seen by Col. Richardson's flying column, returning from the Khyber Pass, with 150 dead. They left 300 dead behind them. The Isakhel nnd Burakhel tribes havo Informed the Haddah Mullah that ho must send them assistance or they can not opposo the British advance. Composer Muscncnl Not n Suicide. Rome, Sept. 10. The rumor of tho re ported attempt at suicide of Pictro Mas cagnl, tho composer of "Cavalloria. Rustl caua." "L 'Amieo Fritz," etc., which tho Qazctta Dell Emilia, of, Bologna, pub lished, la officially denied at tho olliccs of tho ministry of lino arts hero. THE NEWS THIS MORNING. Weather Indications Today: Pair; Variable Winds. 1 General Deputies Kill Twenty Strik er at Lattlmer. Thirteenth Regiment Ordered Out. Distress in the Yukon GoM Fields. Thirty Killed Jn a Railroad Wreck. 2 Sport Eastern, National and Atlantic League Baso Ball. Famous Horses of tho Bluo Grass State. 3 State Rochester Miners Again Idle, 1 Editorial. Comments of tho Press 5 Social and Personal. Religious News of tho Week. G Local Close of tho Institute. Failure of J. R. Wlllard & Co. '7 Local Susquehanna Connecting Rail road Completed. Old Forgo High School Formally Openod. Prohibitionists iNamo a Ticket. 8 Local West Sldo and City Suburban, 9 Lackawanna County News. 10 Story "Hcnnle.'" 11 Sunday-School Lesson for Tomorrow, Aaron Burr In tho Light of History, 13 Neighboring County Happenings. Financial and Commercial. Dun's Rovlow of Trade. WRECK ON THE RIO GRANDE Most Terrible Disaster in the History of Colorado. THIRTY PERSONS PERISH One Hundred and Eighty-five "Wounded. The Wreck Caused by a Head On Col. lision A Theory Thnt Conductor liiirlmnk Attempted to ''Steal a Stn tlou"--Both Engines, Ilaggnge anil Express Cars mid Day Conches Aro Demolished -- Many Pnsscngors Burned to I)cnth--Tho Midland Engineer Mlssing--Coiidiictor Bur bank Placed Under Arrest. New Castle, Col., Sept. 10. The worst wreck In tho history of the state of Colorado occurred at 12.23 this morning on the track of tho Denver and Rio Grande nnd tho Colorado Midland rail ways, one and a half miles west of here. After twelve hours' Incessant work by the wrecking crews In clear ing away the debris and recovering tho bodies of those who perished, It Is yet Impossible to more than estimate tho loss of life and not oven those known to be dead have been Identified. Tho names of many of the unfortunates will never bo known and It Is possible that the number killed will nlways bo In doubt. From the best Infoimatlon ob tainable now fully thirty persons aro believed to have perished, while 183 have been taken out of the wreck suf fering from serious Injuries. The wreck was caused by a head-end collision between a Denver and Rio Grande passenger train running at the rate of forty miles an hour, and a spe cial Colorado Midland stock train run ning at a speed of probably thirty miles. Both engines, tho baggage and express cars, smoker and day coaches and two stock cars wero totally de molished and the track torn up for several rods In both directions. To add to the horror of tho scene, tho wreck caught flro from tho explosion of a gas tank on the passenger train nnd burned so rapidly that many passengers pinned beneath the debris were burned to death before help could reach them. The most generally accepted theory of the cause of the wreck seems to bo that Conductor Burbank, of the Mid land special, anticipating tho tlmo of the passenger train, undertook to "steal a station" nnd beat the pas senger Into New Castle. Burbank es caped uninjured and upon orders from Coroner Clark has been placed under arrest by tho sheriff. Midland En gineer Ostrander is missing and a thorough search falls to reveal any vestige of his remains. It is thought that when he saw the threatened dan ger ho jumped his engine and realizing his negligence, took to tho hills. Mr. and Mrs. K. II. Strouse, who live a quarter of a mile from tho scene of tho accident, report that when the trains met tho shock was so great as to liter ally hurl them out of bed. Some say the noise was heard and tho shock felt In New Castle. The list of dead and Injured so far as known Is as follows: The dead, as recognized, are: F. J. KEKNAN, mall agent, Denver. ROBERTS. HOLLAND, flieman, Salina. MRS ALEXANDER HAR'JXMAN and two son, of Herscher, 111. ENGINEER GORDON. FIREMAN HIKES. JAMES ERRICK, of Chicago. CHARLES LEEl'ER. of Clarion, Va, Among tho injured is R. W. Shot, of Leeper, Pa. THE RELIEF TRAIN. As soon ns tho news of the wreck reached Glenwood, a relief train was sent fiom that placo and this fore noon the more seriously wounded wero sent to tho Denver and Rio Grando company's hospital at Sallda. Genernl Superintendent Sample, of the Denver and Rio Grande, was In tho vicinity of tho disaster and soon reached the scene, taking charge of, the work of removing tho bodies. Ten bodies were found In tho ruins of ono car and four In another. The charred remains of two women, apparently clasped In each others arms wero found. Their heads and lower limbs wero burned off. In tho dress bnsom of each was found a lady's watch, upon one of which was Inscribed "From Mother to Mamie." Telegrams from all parts of tho country Inquiring for friends and rela tives aro pouring In, Frank P. Mannlx, a newspaper man of Victor, Colo., who was In the smok er and escaped with some painful bruises and burns, said today: "Words fall to express tho horror of the scenes. Tho crash came unexpectedly. Sud denly all was darkness and confusion. Tho air was filled with cinders, splint ers and heated gases. Then flames darted upon either side. Tho scene was' simply Indescribable. The ilames woro In a senso a God send, for with their aid tho windows were located, even though passengers had to Jump through I fire." Tho Herald's Wcnllicr Porccnst. New York, Sept. 11 In tho nilddlo Btates and New England, today, ckar, warm an 1 light to tieth southwesterly winds will prevail and with temperatures about as high as yoeterday, reaching maximum above 00 degrees, except In tho northern district, whero cooler conditions will prevail, extending by night south ward to tho Delaware and udson val leys and followed by cloudiness with oc casional rain, On Sunday, In both of thtiso soctions, partly cloudy weather will prevail, preceded by fair In tho south ern districts, with slowly falling temper ature, northwesterly winds, followed byi 1 local rain and thunder storms.