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Rain tons tonight ht and tomor tomorrow ¬ y 00 00r D HELP P CAN C1 N BE BEry
r row o w colder co 1 de i r tomorrow tomorro w night nightfresh n i f ht be < < hintoncrimt hintoncrimtNUM HAD HADWant j ry a Times TimesNUMBER
fresh southerly sc utherlw winds t Want Ad Adt AdN
Nati Nations ns Capital Pl Finds FindsItself 1 I
Itself a Typical Instance Instanceof Instanceof Instancehe
of oft oftEverywhere the he Great Gre t Prosperity ProsperityEverywhere ProsperityEverywhere
Everywhere ExistingGOVERNMENT Existing ExistingGOVERNMENT Existi g gGOVERNMENT
Busy Hum of o oFills f Trading TradingFills TradingFills
Fills the t tand hthe Market Place Placeand Placeand
and Charitable Organi Organizations Organization Organizations ¬
zations Prepare for frGoodDeeds ford
Good GoodDeeds GoodDeedsWIlen Goo d Deeds DeedsWhen
When the watchman bolts the doors doorsand doorsand
and turns oft the llghtrat 1 light gh1r < 1t 10 oclock to tonIght tnnight
night the anteChristmas shopping wll wllhave will will
have been completed and everybody everybodyboth ecrybodYboth everybodyboth
both buyers and sellers will wl11be be happy happythe 1Iapp 1Iappthe happythe
the former because be nuse the ordeal Is over overand overand overand
and the latter lycause l ause the season has hasbeen hasbcen hasbcen I
bcen a profitable one and their coffers cottorsare cottersare
are bursting with wI h the proceeds Dur Durins DurIng
ing the past lew fewweeks weeks presents representtng repre representlns
senting hundreds hun reds of thousands of dol dolJars dollars
lars In n Washington alone have been beentransferred beentransrerred beentransferred
transferred from the shops and stores storesto storesto storesto
to homes to bestow as tokens in ob observance obl5ervance observance ¬
servance o otChrhtmas Christmas The day dn beforeChristmas before beforeChristmas befor beforChrIstmas
Christmas is always the busiest o if 1r f the theyear th thear theyear
year ear in the shopping districts and the themarkets themarkets themarkets
markets and December 24 1903 has hasboon hasb hasbeen
boon b < < en no exception e eptf to the rule It is isthe isthe istho
the day when the ho belated buyers search searchthe searchthe searchthe
the bargain cqunters for the remnants remnantsleft remnantslert remnantsleft
left by those th se who have prepared and andbought andbought andbought
bought their gifts In advance it is also alsothe alsothe alsothe
the day da when the shopkeeper is most mostactive mostath mostactive
active ath in windlngnpthe wlndln wlnding npthe p tl1e holiday hoUds trade tradennd tradennd tradeand
nnd delivering the t goods which have haveeen haveeen havebeen
been een promised not later than th n Christ ChristnSas ChrJstIhns Christi
i nSas tas Eve EcTonight EveTonight
Tonight everything will be in readiness readinessfor readinessfor readinessfor
for the coming of Santa Claus tomorrow tomorrowmorning tomor10 tomor10morning tomortowmorning
morning and for the celebration celebtlon of the thet theay thelay
t lay < ay in the manner long since estab c5tab1I8hed established
llahed so longrin long n fact that It has be become beome become
come ome aVfiilllTuQoh aVfiilllTuQohHoliday i iCmsnt r gurutron gurutronHoliday tr trHoliday
Holiday for Clerks ClerksIn ClerksIn ClerksIn
In official officlalJ1e life Christmas may be said saidto salito saidto
to have begun b gun n at noon today for fol following following following ¬
lowing the custom austom stom of allowing the clerks clerksa clerkshalt
a half days da s vacation preceding preci > dlng each eachholiday eachhoUday eachholiday
holiday the offices of the Government Governmentwere Goornmentwerc Governmenwere t
were closed at 12 oolook Many clerks clerkstook merkstook Clerkstook
took advantage of this this opportunity oJU > ortunlt to toleave toJeayc toleave
leave the city cU and snend s sRend end the day da with withoutoftown wIthoutotton wit witoutoftown h
outoftown friends friendsCongress friends trlendsCongress friendsCongress
Congress as as ua a body bod having adjourned adjourneda
a large majority of C1 Senators and mem members members meinbens ¬
bers of the House have returned to their theirhomes their theirhomes
homes to eat their turkey dinner Only Onlya Onl Onla
a small number who live lIv at a great distance dis distance dlstance ¬
tance and are not allowed mileage to re return return r rturn ¬
turn home for the holidays hollda s and those thosewho those1ho thos thoswho e
who have boarded up their homes for forthe torthe fo fothe r
the season are remaining in Washington Washing Washington nJhlng nJhlngton ¬
ton Some of these will eat the regula regulation regulation regular ¬
r tion hotel Christmas dinner which In Inevery i ievery n
every 1 firstclass hostelry hostell In Washington Washingtonwill ashlnston ashlnstonwill
will be a sumptuous sumptuous feast f nst but butwUl will nor norertheless nevj nevjertheless
ertheless fall tallllhort short of the oldfashldnod oldfashldnodhome oldfashldnodhome old fashidn fashidnhome al
home meal with homofed turkey turk Granhc cran cranberry cranhrry ¬
hc berry rry sauoe and homemade pies an analum and andIlum andJI d I
alum JI um pudding puddingAside puddingAJlde puddingAside
Aside from the regulars resul rs the the1hoteb > hotels hotelsare hoteI8Ire s V t tare
are sparsely populated Everyone Evtroneho Evtronehohas Everyonewhhas who whohas o i
has been able to get away and return returnhome retUknhome retur returhome n
home has done s si > and the number o otranBients of oftransients C Ctranslentsrcsisterc
transients translentsrcsisterc registered today todo Is few Thhomeless Tht Ththomeless Th Thhomeless e
homeless thespIans who always formpart form a apart 0part
part of the hotel Hat JI t t on Christmas Day Daymight Daymight Da Damight y
might > bo sad and bemoan the fate fatewhich fatehlc fat fatwhicjt e
which hlc deprives them of domestic dom Uc com cornforts comforts comCorts ¬
forts upon Christmas Day Da were it not notfor nottr no nofor t
for the fact that they are this week weekplaying weokplaying weo weoplaying k
playing to good houses with lth the desired de deeired desired
sired result at the box office officeEatables offioeEatables omeeJ omeeEatables
Eatables in Demand DemandThe DemandThe DemandThe
The markets mark ts are busy buS places today todayand toda todaand todayand
and there Is a 0 lively IIvol demand for choice choiceviands choiceIands choirviands e
viands Iands to place upon the Christmas ChrJstmastable Christinatable Christmastable a
table tomorrow t morrow for the Christmas din dinner dlnnrr dinnor ¬
nor is one of the big bl events of the day dayin dayIn da daIn Y V
in every 001 household Turkeys are f fgreat in ingreat InSToat n ti
great demand as usual and the price I ICentiaBed is isContinued IsOentinYed a
Continued on Second Page PageWEATHER PageWEATHER PageWEATHER
There will be rain tonight and tomor tomorrow tam tomo tomorow or orrow
row In the upper Ohio Valley alley the mid i
die Atlantic and northern portion of the thesouth the80uth th thsouth e
south Atlantic States There will b brain be berain blrain e ee
rain tonight In the lower Ohio Valle Vnileeast Valley Valleyeast Vallet Y f
east t > aat Gulf Out and southern portions of the thesouth th thJlouth thsouth t
south Atlantic States followed by far farweather fair fairweather Cnlrweather ir r
weather tomorrow except along the thesouth thtJ80Uth th thsouth °
south Atlantic Coast There will be rain rat rat1n n
In the lower lake region tonight an ansnow and andsnow ondDno d
snow Dno tomorrow tomorrowIt
It will be warmer tonight In the At A t ¬
lantlc States and colder in the low lower tIl
Ohio and lower Mississippi Valleys Valleyswill Il It Itwill Itwm
will be coldor tomorrow In the low lower
lake region the Ohio Valley and ea cast L t
Gulf States Sta s
0 a m AJ 40
12 1 noon > 44 44THE 44THE 4
Sun seats today 442 44 44Sun 4 p m f
Sun rises tomorrow tomorrow717 717 a am amTIDE aTIDE m mHigh >
High tide today 4139 am m
High tide tomorrow tomorrow12GI 12H a m100 m m 100 p m
Low tide tomorrow tomorroWG15 015 a a m m 634 p m m t
T Treasury reasury reasuryilhine Will Accept Phil Philippine PIliliJpine ¬
ippine Issues at Par ParTO ParTO ParTO
Government Bonds Must Be Used to toSecure toSecure
Secure Additional A ditional Output in inDiscretion inDiscretion inDiscretion
Discretion of SecretaryThe Secretary SecretaijrTho Secretal SecretalThe
The Secretary S cretar of the Treasury Troasur author authorizes authorJzes authorizes
i izes the statement that the Philippine Philippineland Phlllppinland Phtilppineland
land purchase bonds will 60 acceptedatpar accepted acceptedat ucceptellatpor
at atpor par as Security securlt for deposits of public publicmoney publicmone publicmoney
money mone should further deposits be made madennd madeand madeand
and may ma be substituted for Govern Government Gocrnm Governent ¬
ment m J ent nt bonds now hold as security for tord
deposits d pt > slts on condition that the Government Govern Government oorn oornm ¬
n ment m nt bonds bondsthus thus released be used as se securlt
c curity curlt for additional circulation when whenver whener whenver
e ver er in the judgment of the Secretary Seerotal Seerotalot Secretaryof
of ° the Treasury Tremmr It t is desirable d lrable to stim stimulate stimulate
ulate an increase in national bank cir clrcu2tion cir circulation
cuitttion culationThis cu2tionThis
This means that the new Philippinebonds Philippine Philippinebonds Philippinebonds
b bonds Will m not be accepted by the Treas Treasury Troasury Treasury ¬
u ury Department as security until the themovement themovement themovement
n movement of crops next fall or some someother somoother someother
other reason creates a demand for f for r In Increased Increaaed increased ¬
c creased circulationif circulation circulationTOTODESIifflOH circulationJAPAN
Russian Press Bellicose and Few in inCzars inCzArs inCzArs
Czars Dominions Think That War WarCan WarCan WarCan
Can Be Averted AvertedST AvertedST AvertedST
ST PETERSBURG PETERSB RG Dec 4Tho 34 Tho war warexcitement warexoltement wn wnexcitement r
excitement is lhcrensing l Incrensing9n 1crensln in all the the Rus Russian Russian Rassfan ¬
sian cities and there are f few w fiutsd fiutsdof t Outside Outsideof > utsldoo e
c of o the officially optimistic who have any anygroat anygroat anygroat
groat hope ho that war with Japan can b baverted be beaverted bl blaverted e
averted avertedTho avertedTho avertedThe
Tho Novoe Vremya which has often oftenproven ofte ofteproven n
proven pr en a good mirror to general genera ppIn pplnion ppInIon ppinion
i ion prints a stirring editorial on the thesituation thesituation th thsituation e
situation today The paper pap 1 says saysRunsia SO8 SO8sla saysRussia
Russia sla has often shown her love for forpeace Corpoace to topeace r
peace To this there may bo an end endJapan endJapan endJapan
Japan may ma first t get a partial success successbut successbut successbut
but the first news of this would unit unitRussia unite uniteRussia uniteRussia e
Russia behind the Czar War Var with Ja Japan Japan Japan ¬
pan would be th the most popular of oCan oCanthe al althe all allthe I
the wars with Russia R SlIa The war would wouldnot wouldnot woul woulnot d
not be dynastic political or economical economicalbut economicalbut
but racial raciali racialJapan racialJapan
i Japan for dream of victory vlctol goe goeto goes goesto soosto s
to her destruction destructionSecretary
Secretary Hitchcock Draws Warrant WarrantLot WarrantLot
Lot Owners to Be Paid andWork and andWork andWork
Work BegunSecretary Begun Begunt BegunJSeeretal
t JSeeretal Secretary HJtob Hitchcock + ck of the rnterloartment Interior Tnt rlor rlorrtment r
Department rtment today drew on the Tress Treasujcy Troosfor
ujcy py for 74845205 718452 which money monO will be b e
deposited with the Supreme Court of o t
r the District to pay the owners of square e te
000 Tor their propertyOn property propertyOn propertyOn
On this square is to be orected th the thooffice e
office building for committees of th the theHouse e
House of Representatives RepresentativesThQ R prCllentathe prCllentatheThct
ThQ Secretary Secrotar of the Interior received receiveda roceh e ea 3
a 8 communication from the Attorney Altorne AltorneGnaml S y
General yesterday returning all the thedeeds thedoeds th e >
deeds for the property in square square 060 di directly directly
rectly south of the Capitol grounds with withthe withtl11o wit h h
the Information Inform tfo that the titles to the theproperty thepropert th e
property in question wore correct c correct rrect and andtlipre anllth1re an antlt1re J
tlipre wan nothing so tar as his de department departmmt department ¬
partment can ascertain that will pre prevent preent ¬
vent ent a speedy speed settlement s ttlenent of the dnm dnmages daJfiages do th
ages awarded by li the th theA Jury of orappralso orappralsoment appraise appraisement appraisemoat
ment mentThlB mentThle moatThis
This communication removes tho last lastobstacle la8tobstacle la laobstacle st ifc
obstacle to a speedy acquisition of the theproperty thepro th c Cproperty
property pro pert and the conatruetlpnof COQiltr conrtrrictign ctl9n or t tproposed the theproposed theprop h ie e
proposed proposed prop ed building for or Representative Ropre lntativos lntativosomces
ofllces eon now begin as soon as a Con Congrass Congress Cur >
grass wills willsThe willsThe
The ground will now be cleared and andthe an t d dthe l lthe
the erection of the building begun at atonce ut
once The structure is to coot co t between betwtenthree betwee utn n
three and four million dollars and its Itsoonstruetlon is
construction will take several yearsThe years yearsThe 0018 0018rh
The rh Jury jul of condemnation fixed tho thoprice thoprice t tprice he
price to be paid for the site at 741 741Speaker i41000SpoRker 741000 741000Spanker >
Spanker Cannon Representatives Hcp Hcpburn Hepburn He Heburn p
burn and Richardson of o Tennessee com comprise comprise con conprise ¬
prise the commission having in charge chargetho ehargotho ehnr ehnrthe go 0
tho construction of the building buildingENGLISH buildingENGLISH
DUBLIN Dec 34 IThe The Daily E Ez Ezpress Express x
press today publishes pu riches a Ii letter from fromLord fromLord ire m
Lord Knollya King 1 ng Edwards secre secretary seoretary scar scartary e i ¬
tary stating that the King and Quoon Quoonhope Queonhope Queehope n
hope if possible to pay pn a further visit visitto via Islt Isltto S t
to Ireland < 1 during 1004 1004POPE
ROME RO lE Dec 24 24The The Pope appears appearsbe to tobe tobe
be in better health than he has for some somedays somodays son sondays o
days pant pa l lIlls
His holiness this morning after mass massadministered maSHadministered mas S
administered communion to tho mem members members me mehors m ¬
bers of his household householdCheap householdCheap householdCheap
Cheap Holiday Tickets South SouthSeaboard
Seaboard Air Line 1421 Ii Pa ave aveAd Ad Adv v
I IWomen
Women omen Put to Sea in inLifeboats inLifebo inLifeboats
Lifeboats Lifebo ts Glad lad Only Onlyin Onlyin
in 111 Night Clothes ClothesSIX ClothesSIX ClothesPERSONS
f tForeigners
Foreigners in in Their Frenzy FrenzyLeap FrenzyLeap FrenzyLeap
Leap From Ships Sideto Side Sideto Si4e Si4etoSnlaIlerVesseIs
to toSnlaIlerVesseIs toSnlaIlerVesseIsNORWALK Smaller Vessels VesselsNOR VesselsNORSVALK
NOR NORWALK WALK Conn D Dec c 21 21The The The com combination combination combination ¬
bination pafiscngar sengar + and froi ht t boat boatErastus boatEmstus boatErastus
Erastus Corning of the Sturln Line LineNew LineNew LineNew
New Haven to Now York ork lies II stink off olfCopps orCopps offCopps
Copps Islandrocks where she ground grounded grounded grounded ¬
ed < at 15Q oclock this morning morningThe marnh1 morningThe
The Corning Corning had h d on board about thir thlrty thirty thiry
t ty y passengers and twentyone ofllcori ofllcoriand oftlearaand t
a and crew A wild scene of terror fol followed COIlowed 01 01owed
lowed l the crash as as a the boat tilled Im Immediately 1mmedlattlyThoso immediately ¬
r mediately medlattlyThoso Those who were asleep aSleepcapld es escaped < a acaped
e caped from their berths cmfl cinJ ca only om tothcdr in intheir 1nthclr
t their night nl ht olothos olothosLifeboat olothosLifeboat lothosLifeboat
Lifeboat Missing MissingThe MissingThe MissingThe
The lifeboats wore manned but two twoof tw twof twoof >
of them filled almost a1r ost as soonlis soon s launch launched launcltcd launched ¬
ed and the woman In them had a narrow nar narrow narrow ¬
row escape escapofrom from drowning One of these thesebontp thHebo theseboat
bontp bo boat containing c nta1nln four women and two twomen tWI tWImen twomen
men put off in the darkness from theu thesteanor the thesteamer thesteanor
steanor and has not pol since been heci heard heardfrom h9Or1trom heardrom
from f rom Two of those women woro clad cladonly cladon1 cladonly
only on1 In their night nl ht gowns eownsThe 1ownsThe gownsThe
The foreigners among the passengers passengersin
in their frenzy and terror attempted to tojump tojump o ojump
jump into intoth tho thl lifeboats as fast as theywere they theywere theywere
were launcheu regardless of the women wo women women ¬
men until the small boats oats threatened to tosink toshlk tosink
sink One of the crew had to knock an anItalian anItallan anItalian
Italian down with an oar to urevdttt urevdttthim preveJnthim prevcJnthim
him upsetting one of the boats boatsA boatsA boatsA
A Scene Scene of Horror HorrorWomen Horr r rWomert
Women Womert and men prayed and tore their theirhair theirhair theirhair
hair Life preservers prcl rvers were put on but buttho buttho
tho captain and officers did all that was waspossible waspossible
possible to keep the passengers quiet quietand qulotand quietand
and allay their fears fearsWhen fearsVhen
When the boat had settled to the botr botrtorn but bottom butand
torn and could go no noCurthcr further things bfe bfecajpe b bcaJpe
cajpe carpe moroulet mOllJJuletonthe > onthe on the wrecked wr kel statin statiner t t1n t1ner 1
er and the passengers were taken from fromthe from fromthe
the leaky Milk lifeboats with the exception exceptionof
of two boats which put off of One of the themen thomen themen
men in the missing boat told the cap captain caPtaIn ¬
tain he was an old seagoing man and andcould andcould
could could handle the boat as well as other otherOne otherseamen otherseamen
seamen seamenOne
One boat put Into Sheffieldonthd SheffieldonthdSound Sheffi ShemPid < ldonth ldonthSound onthe ontheSound
Sound and alarmed George Wicks and andGeorge andGeorge andGeorge
George Flriney who are are r In charge c orge of the theisland theIsland theisland
island and they rowed to South Nor Norwalk Norwalk Norwalk
walk and sent word to New York The Thecompanys Thecompanys Thecompanys
companys officers said they the would send senda
a wrecker right up upMR upTYNER upTYNER
Justice Pritchard Sustains Demurrer DemurrerAgainst DemurrerAgainst DemurreAgainst r
Against Indictment Charg Charging Cbarging Char ¬
ing Conspiracy ConspiracyJUKUce
7 7Justice
Justice Prltchard this thl afternoon sus SU8talnoo
loins the demurrer to one of the Indict Indictments Indlctments Indictmeats ¬
ments against J IL H Tyner and H J Bar Barrett
rett charging them with conspiracy to tobribe t D
bribe The court took the th > matter m lter o of orI Dt f
one of the Indictments charging a II stmtfar simi almilar similar
I lar offense and the one charging con conI
splracy to defraud th t tie q Government Gov > rnmont un 1mder
der advisement and will announce a adeclsl
decision declsl n later laterArgument latorArsument laterArgument °
Argument was concluded yesterday yesterdaynftornoon yeaterdnafternoon eeterdnyafternoon y r
afternoon Arguments Arsumentd relative to the thevalidity thevalidity th e J
validity of two < either < > th r lndlctmen lndlctmenagainst Indictments Indictmentsagainst IndlctmenLJagulnst ta 1
against General enerttl Tynir Tyn r and Mr Barrett Barrettgrowlns Barrettgrowing
growing out of the Investigation war ware warebegun e 1
begun today todoyThe todayThe
The defendants det > ndants are r represented r81r nted by b A 4 4S 1
S Worthington and Crain HIrshey of otDaltlmorp o oBaltimore f
Baltimore and the Government by Din Distrlct Dlatrlct Dintrlet
trlct Attorney Beach and his hi aaslstants aaeiatantHugh latAnts latAntsHugh s
Hugh T Taggart and Charles H Iei Ieiwin Keig I 8Ig 8IgwIn g
MUNCIE Ind Dec 34 MPerry Perry S SHeath SHeath
Heath secrelJiiy Hccr lmy of the Republican Nn Nntlonul Nationul A a atfonul
tlonul Committee Committee on his visit to toMuncie t o
Muncie his home town this week de decided dechlell detided ¬
tided to erect a slx sixstory tory hotel build building buUlIIng build1ng
ing to eclipse all other hotels in the thecity thecity th thcity
city His brother Fred Heath of ofMuncle orMuncie o oMuncie
Muncie will also be interested InterestedI
I Perry Heaths investment will
prob probably probably ¬
ably be not loss than 100000 and may be begreater begreater b e
I greater air Heath has realty rea it here herevalued herealued ter
valued alued at about 1100000 100003 and recently r recenti > cenUy cenUylIold y
Bold a business block worth 10000 OOOOREPRESENTATIVE
ALLENTOWN Pa Dec 24 4Rcprl 4Rcprltertntlve Repre Representative e ¬
sentative Kline who is home for thu t h u
Holidays 1iollda R appeared in the th role of hero herotoday heroodn her ho o
today odn He was leaving the house f far fartho rQrtho or
tho bank when wIll a runaway cume plungi plungiIng plunGing plan planJag
Ing down the street The driver < st 8 scam scampowerless m md mdpowerloss d dpowerless
powerless and tho horse was making a adash adash
dash for a large tree when Mr Kline Klineleaped 1lIneleaped I1t I1tleaped n e
leaped at the animals hend graspel graspe 1
the bridle and after a severe struggl strugglestopped strugglstoppcd strugglstopped
stopped tho runaway runpwa Mr Kline was w a e
dragged some distance but he re and the thedriver thedrIcr i U
driver escaped injury h1JUIY
All All4v1arried A ll Married Men N Zen n of the theExecutive theExecutive theExecutive
Executive Force Are AreRemembered AreR AreRenmember
Remembered RememberedHOW R Renmember nlembered nlemberedHOW ed edH
1 1OtfieniBresents
1v v
OtfieniBresents OtI 4OtI Otherr1 4Otherr1 4 eigf r sentsDistributed sents Distributed to tolhenl tot
1 lhenl hem IeiriNo No N t Christmas Christmasfree Christmasiee ChristmasIree
free iee for Family FamilyEarly Fami1yEftrJY FamilyEarly
Early EftrJY this morning morn Ins the distribution distributionof
of turkeys tUrlt 5 to the married men of the theexecutive thee
executive e exocutlvdforco ocutlvC JfOrco COree was began beganTit Lt the White Witte1fouse WhiteHouse Vhlt VhltHou
House Hou u Under direction or of o Henry Pinck Pinckney Pinckney Pinckney
ney 8tendrd 8te ra 125 were dispensed at theWhite the theWhite th thVhlte
White House H se storeroom storeroomand and for severalour several severalhours slveralour
hours our our rnggsengers m flsengers ongerj policemen clerks and andotherjrwre andot
ot otherjrwre cr rt busy hurrying to and fro frowith Crowith
with packages pl ckas s out of each of which the thele
less le l ean s of a fat at and juicy fowl were pro pratrudin protrudin protrudln
trudin trudlnhUe trudinWhile =
While hUe the custom of giving turkeys turkeysHas turkosHas turkeysHas
Has boon followed hertofore to some ex ext1nt extent
tent President Roosevelt Roosev Roosevelt lt thls thl this year car has busgiveh hasgiven hu hugiven
given a larger number than ever It Itwas Itwas Itwas
was his Idea too to give the turkeys turkeysto
to the parried men only anI The other at attachcs atItaches attachea
Itaches tachcs of tho Executive Mansion will 111 bo boremembered buremembered beremembered
remembered with other gifts giftsOld giftsOra glffsOfd
Old j i mployes Remembered RememberedOne RememberedII RememberedOne
II One of the turkeys was sent to Uncle UncleJerry tncleJerry UncleJerry
Jerry Smith for years In the WhiteHouse White WhiteHouse VhltpHouse
House 8tkrvle serviCE as custodian of the flag flagand Oar Oarand flagand
and in other capacities capacltl Uncle Qncle U bcle Jerry has hasbeen ha habeen hasbeen
been for days confined to his hl home with witha
a combination of aliments in tho form formof tonnof formof
of rheumatism and other ills and andChristmas nndChrlstmus andChristmaswomised
Christmas Christmaswomised promised romlsed to be exceedingly exceedinglygloomy exceedinglygloomy exceedinglygloomy
gloomy for him The presence of the theWhite theVhltc theWhite
White Houne turkey however will willservo uJl1servo willserve
servo to dissipate tho gloom to some ox extent oxtent oxtent ¬
tent tentDoorkeepei tentDoorkecPID tentDoorkeeper
Doorkeeper Arthur Simmons was wasmade wasmmio wasmade
made happy hnpp by receiving a large poesum pos possum possum ¬
sum from t om Arthur A lhur Stabler a friend friendPresents tdondPresents friendPresents
Presents Received ReceivedFor ReceivedFor
I IFor
For the past two days da 8 presents havebeen have havebeen 1
been coming to members of the family familyOne faml1 faml1Ono family
One of or the th gifts Irts is a miniature wagonwhich wagon wagonwhich wag I
which a leading manufacturing com company com company compan ¬
pany pan has sent to Quentin The Presi President President ¬
dent has h1sr received celved a unique gift from n aScranton nScranton nScmnton I
Scranton Pa man Ernest Schmidt SchmidtIt SchmidtIt I
It is a miniature coal dar car carved out outof out outof I Ior
of a chunk hunle of t coal four t urInohes inches high and andn andn anda
n foot loTiff 1011 long 7 gIt lt Is draped with the 111x7 nl na natloniil 4i
ItlonaiVQlo tloniil Uon l iQ0 tglo i In rnUirnthe r rltitrnthePresh ul1nUu Prctshlg Ernslt u3 u3has i i iha
has ha sent Mr rI W Schmidt his autographed autographedphotograph autogrnphphotograph autographedphotograph
photograph photographX I II
X Na j turkeys for the family have been beenpresented h been beenprosonted n npresonted
I presented The custom is followed followedonly followedonlyThanksgivIng only onlyIn onlyin
In Thanksgiving seasonNo season seasonWo sensonNo
No Family Tree TreeWhile TreeWhile TreeWhile
While there will be no family Christ Christmas ChrJstmas Christmas ¬
mas tree at the White House Archie ArchieIs
Is arranging for < a private tree of his hisown hisown hisown
own Several days ago a mysteriouspine mysterious mysteriouspine mysteriouspine
pine tree was carried Into the building buildingby bulldlnJ bulldlnJb buildingby
by b one of the employes Archie is hav having havIng having ¬
ing this put up in a quiet corner of his hisown hisown hisown
own choosing and he will have it hun hunt huntwith hungwith r rwith
with rifts for some some of his particular partlculirchums parUc1l particularchums r rchums
chumsAll chums chumsAll chumsAU
All the members of orthe the family will be beIn bOIn b bIn e
In the city cU tomorrow Several of the thePresidents thePresldents thePresidents
Presidents nearest relatives will be at atthe atthe a athe t
the White hlle House Miss Carow Mrs MrsRoosevelts 1IrsRoosevUs MrsRoosevelts
Roosevelts sister is here to remain un until untll Until ¬
til the close of the holidays The five fiveMisses fivetl8ses fiveMisses e
Misses tl8ses Roosevelt of New York will be bethere beth b bthere e
there th > re at dinner New Year nlzht nlzhtDISPLACEMENT nlzhtDISPLACEMENT
Members mbers of Local Bar Anxious That ThatPresent Tha ThaPresent t
I Present Register of Wills WillsBe
i i Be Not Removed RemovedIt
It has developed that strong str ng oppogl opposlI
lion to the displacement of Mr Dent Dentby Dentb Dentby
by b Corporal Tanner is s likely IIkEll to be maclft maclftr mad h 4
I by b members of the local bar Mr Dent DentIs ht t fc
Is considered an expert In probsite prob te law lawand
and Is a favorite with the attorneys attorneysMoreover attorncsMoreover attorneysMoreover
j Moreover he Is a District of Columbia Columbiamon Coiumbl a i
i man and because of the scarcity of ap nppointments appolntmcnts appolntmen18
polntmcnts given to natives of the DIs DIstrlct District
j trlct there will be strong objections to tohis t 0
j his retirement retirementMr retirementIr retirementMr
Mr Ir Dents record at Kingston was as ex excellent ext
cellent and It was because of his splen splendid fptentlld ¬
t did services In the Spanish war the thePresident that thatPresident thatPresident t
President McKinley lIeKJnle appointed him i to tothe toI t tthe o J
the position here He Is the man tivh tivhmade who whomade whoIad 5
I made Iad > It possible for Lieutenant Rowen Rowento Rowe 1 Ito
to to carry car the famous message to Garcia Garciaand GarcIaand
I and he performed other valuable duties dutiesIt dutiesit
It Is s understood members of the local localbar localI loca locabar 1
bar b r wlil will call these facts to PresddenRoosevelts President PresidentRoosevelts PresIdentRoo t
Roosevelts Roo ve1ts attention and will urge the that thatTanner thatTann t
Tanner Tann r has no special qualifications for fortho fortho fo fothe r
tho office officeDREYFUS oftlccDREYFUS officeDREYFUS
PARIS Dec 21 Former CaptalDroyfus Captain CaptainDreyfus CaptainDreyfus
Dreyfus In his petition for a revision of ofhis orhis o
his case has asked that he be beretrt beretrtby retried retriedby retrIedh 1
by h his fellowofficers This has brought broughta
a new complication In the affair an anmay and andmay andmny d
may Involve a new courtmartial courtmartialThe courtmartialThe
The court c urt of cassation however has hasabsolute hasabsolute ha s
absolute discretion in the matter maU < < r and andmay andmay an anmay J
may decide that a new trial is not nee neccesary neec ne c
cesary cesaryLIBRARY c sar sarLIBRARY
At the Library of Congress today the theReading thoReading th C
Reading Room and all divisions closed closedat closednt d
at 1 oclock J The building bult < 1 nc of the copy copyright COp COprIght ¬
right office will close nt 4 t oclock T To Tomorrow Tomorrow o ¬
morrow the building bulJdln1Jmd And its depart departments departments deparmeats t ¬
ments will be closed the t i entire day
< fI fIDJllvered
DJllvered to a P fEctet Sectefazy Scczelar v > 11 of State Pezsonafy Pe Personall ola p by General GeneralReYesLi9nt general generalesf eral eralRe
ReYesLi9nt Re esf Lugmfied ed Protest I rolesl Against Cut Acll Action n
The brief brlt setting forth Colombias po posalon po 1
salon with reference rote C 1ce to tho recogni recognition
tion of Panama an as independent state j I
by the United States Is now In thehands the
hands of Secretary Sccretnr Hay It was pre pr
sented s to him hlmp personally rsomttl lat night by byGen b bGen byGen
Gen Rafael Reyos Colombias special SpecialCbO
envoy CbO CbOIt envoyIt
It is an elaborate document threeweeks three threweelts
weeks haying been spent in its prepara preparation prepareion
ion l in which which General d General neml Reyes was as assisted asisted
J sistcd s by Dr Hcrran Hcrran charge daffaires datrnJresot
of < Colombia and nJ d Wayne Vat1e MacVeagh the
1 1 wellknown international lnib national attorney attorneyIt
It Is a dIgnified but buttorccul forceful protest protestasnlnst protestagainst
s against theactlon the action of the United States Statesand
nnd an appeal for reconsidqration of thfe th threcognition threcognition
recognition of Panama PanamaGeneral PanamaGeneral
General Reyes has received r ived Informa InronnaEMERGENGY InformaMEUEMUYBOA
OUT SGHDOt u uieelares L OF NURSES NURSESi NURSESDeclares NURSESneclaresIIistitution R8E8 i
Declares neclaresIIistitution Institution Exists ExistsOnly ExistsOnIr ExistsOnly
Arrangement Arrang enient to Be Made With Wit Asylum AsylumHospital AsylumHospital AsylumHospital
Hospital to Train rain Attendants Attendantsfor Attend Attendantsfor nts
for f r Both Staffs StaffsIn StaffsIn StaffsIn
In correspondence corresOnd jrice made public today
by the District DIIIbI2 t Commissioners commUJSlonc l Jt Jl it tip ap appears ax > I
pears pears that the EmergencSffiHospitarf Emergon EmergoncrJ3ospitnIKhas EmergoncrJ3ospitnIKhasrenounced HospItiil has hasrenounced j
renounced r nQunted all njlJione 14onnection Connection on pr association associationfor Ufso association associationth latlon latlonc
j c fh ti tl astTngtonTi < aTnli Scheel Scheelfor
for Nurses of which Dr Jr H L E EJohnson EJohnson EJohnson
Johnson is dean T rtls is action has crippled crip Crlpplec1
pled the work of the WashingtonAsylum Washington Yasblngtonslum
Asylum slum Hospital to some extent extentr andthe and andthe
the Commissioners today authorized Dr1 Dr DrD
D Percy Perc Hlckllhg to confer with the theEmergency
Emergency Hospital authorities with u aIew uview I
view Iew of reestablishing ree tabUshlng some system of oftraining oftraining t ttmlnlng
training pupil nurses nurs s for service In the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two institutions institutionsThe InstitutionsTh InstitutionsThe
The Th reason for 01 the exclusion of theWashington the theWashington th thWashlnglon
Washington Training School for Nurses Nursesis NursesIs Nursesis
is given in a pertinent perUncntleUer letter addressed addressedto address < d dto dto
to Dr Hlckllng and signed by h Dr Swan Swanai
ai 1 Burnett of the Emergency Hospital Hosptalstaff Hospitalstaff Hcsptllstarr
staff staff The letter purports to be a re report 10nort remade ¬
port made mn e by a 1 committee consisting consistingof consisting consistingot
of Commander Miller Dr G L Ma Magruder Magruder 1a 1agruder
gruder and Dr Bucntrt Bur ttt Some S me pointed pointedextracts pointedextracts
extracts from the the letter letu r follow followSchool foUowSchool followSchool
School on Esper EsperThe 1 > er erThe
The Washington Trcning School has hasbeen h08becn
been from the first IT the th minds minds of ofmany orman o omany t
many man of our board bO rd a tertium quid quidwhose quidwhose quidwhose
whose value alue to us has been more than thandoubtful thandoubtful thandoubtful
doubtful It has no ulrect < connection connectionwith connectionvlth connectiowith n
with either the Washington Asylum AsylumHospital As Asylu AsyluHospital I1m I1mHoslltal m nm
Hospital or or with us usp4d ruid in fact with withno withno withno
no Institution InsUtutlol1whpre where nurses can b btrained be betrained betralncd e
trained and yet ct it was supposed to hav havan have havean haean e
an equal power in government 1 vernmcnt with usIt us usIt usIt
It had only onl a charter and a n reputed reputedgood reput reputed reputedgood d dgood
good will willIt w1llIt willIt
It was supposed and indeed repre represented represented
sented to us to be powerful in Influence Influenceand Intluenceand Intiuenceand
and would be helpful to us in many manyways manyways manyways
ways None of these hopes and prom promises promIfes promices ¬
ices has been redeemed In fact we wefind wefind w wfind e
find the Washington Training Schpol Schpolhas Schpolhas Schpohas 1t 1
has no existence except on paper I Ihas It Ithas 1thas t
has trained no nurses for at least ten tenyears tcnyearsperhops to toyearsperhaps n
years yearsperhops perhaps more morcand and there has been beenno beenno beenno n
no meeting I understand of tho direct directorate
torate atiwhlch at 1hleh more mor more than four mem members mombore
bars were werepresent werepresentScores wereIlresentScores present presentScores
Scores Dr Johnson JohnsonMoreover
Moreover the dean dt > an of tho Washing Washlngton Washington nshlng nshlngton
ton Training School Dr H L LE E John Johnson Johnson Johnson
son Is persona non grata to the board boardof boardor boar d
of directors of our 1ur hospital on account accountof accountoCthe accoun accounof t
of oCthe the hostile attitude he has assumed assumedin assumedin assume assumen d
in n so many nmn ways wa s toward the Institution Institutionand institution institutionand di i
and what they the consider its best inter I Icsts
eats I
It Is understood that negotiations ar arnow are arenuw e
now under way wa between the Washing Washington ashlng ashlngton
ton Asylum Hospital and the Emergency EmergencyHospital EmergcncHospital EmergencyHospital
Hospital which will result In n some ar arrangcment arranglment arrangement
rangcment whereby whoreb nurses may b be betrained betmlntd e x
trained to the mutual advantage of the thetW1 th e
two Institutions and the nurses as well wellLEBAUDY wellLEBAU
BERLIN Dec 24 tJncques Jacques Lebaudy Lebaudywho Lebaud LebaudI Lobaudyoho
who has lea styled himself Emperor of ofSahara ofSaham o oSahara f
I Sahara will arrive in Berlin tome tomor tomorrow tomorrow
row to study stull German military methodand methods methodsi s
i and methods of administration of the thej thegovernment
j government governmentHe
I He Intends t tq apply for an audience
I with the Emperor for ot the tire o purpose If IfI i f
j I possible po slble of enlisting the Kaisers sym
i I pathy path for his African schemes It is IsI
doubtful whether the Kaiser will 11I re receive receive
eeve ceive him him himr himW himf himfw
I r
BERLIN Dec 24 IWIJI1nm William Jennin JenninBryan Jennings JenningsBryan JenningsBInn gs
Bryan arrived In Berlin tons today He will willproceed Nil 1 1 i iproceed
proceed to Potsdam tomorrow where wherehe wherehe whenhe e i
he will have an audience with Emperor EmperorWilliam EmperorWnUam r r
William WilliamIn WnUaml
l In many man cases of Asthma Sethm Pisos Cure gives re relief retief relief
lief that is s almost equal ual to a cure 25c 3e4d Adr < lV r
ti lion that the Colombisin Colombian C iombl n government hascalled has hascalled I
c called for a voluntary loan of or600ooo or600ooofrom 600000 600000from 600000rom
f from rom the eight departments One per percent I
cent a month Interest is promised and andthe
t the loan will be guaranteed by the pro proceeds 110ceed proeeds ¬
c ceeds ceed eeds from the customs customs duties dutiesA dutIcsA dutiesA
A telegram to the State Stat Department Departmentthis D Departmenthis partmenl partmenlthls
t this his morning from from Bogota BogO 1 dated De December Dccember December ¬
c cember if 19 announces announces that on that thatmorning thatmornIng thatmorning
n morning Minister Beaupre B auprehad had left for forthe rortbe forthe
t the United ailed States via v Cartagena and andthat andthat I Ithat
t that the affairs of the legation Ip tion wAre wnrenow werenow
r now now In n charge char of the secretary secrctary Mr lr Sny Snydcr Snyd SnyC SayCuba
dcr dcrCuba d < j I
Cuba C ba has recognized the republic of ofPanama oCPanama ofPanama
I Panama Scnor Scno Quesada the Cuban Cubanminister Cubanmlnl9ter Cubanminister
r minister called at at the State Depart Department Depnrment Department ¬
T ment and Informed I 1t nned Assistant As lgtant Secretary SecretQr SecretQrLoomIs
I LoomIs of this action on the part of ofhis ofhis ofhis
J his government sovernmehtPHESIDEHNUENOS governmentPRE3fflETATTEMD8 overnm nL nLPRESIDENT
Body Brought Brought to George G orge orgetQvn
rtownfou town for Interment IntermentDIED Int lment lmentTUESDA
f I
Secretary Secr tary Root and Representative RepresentativeCooper RepresentativeCoopertbe RepresentativeCooper I
Cooper Coopertbe the Only Callers at White WhiteHouse WhiteHouse
House This Morning MorningPresident MorningPresident
President and r Mrs Roosevelt R008 o t at 2 2
oclock this afternoon a ttelnoo n attended at ten dEdthf the lu luneralof
neraoC neralof Hiss 31igsFlorence Florence Lock a tl a4oasln a4oaslnof Jlowdn Jlowdnof aausln
of tote Yt President Pr l on T Th Thf The5 acjafloes sCr ri1ceIw iae4 w4gt a ahi1 ctla
KifiS at tSL L a Pauls Pauls Episcopal Church in InG inGeorgetown
Georgetown G Georgetown3fisa o et wn
Mlsa Locke who was advanced in inyears inyears
years ear8 died on Tuesday night in New NewYork NewYork NewFork
York The Tht remains were brought herefor here herefor herefar
for interment Several of the Presi Presidents
dents relatives fatlves from New York arrived arrivedIn arrivedIn arrivedIn
In the city clt today teda to attend the funeral funeralSecretary CuneralSecretal funeralSecretary
Secretary Secretal Root and Representative RepresentativeCooper RepresentativeCooper I
Cooper were the only on callers who i saw + aw awthe t
the the he President at the White House this thismorning j
morning Mr Cooper Is chairman of ofthe ofthe
the tho C committee on Insular affairs tfnJrs and an d itIs it itIs
Is I supposed his call had to do with business busi business business
ness In which hIs his committee Is inter interested interAt interested ItJ
ested estedAt ested estedAt
At 11 oolock the President President left his h = s office of office officr ¬
fice and later took his usual morning niornlngride morningride ri orning orningride
Charge Made That Senator senatorw Warren Warren en Is Isi I s
i Lessee Lesseeof of Present Cheyenne CheyenneQuarters CheyenneQarters CheyenneQarters
QartersPostofliee Qarters QuartersPostofflce QartersPosto
Postofflce Posto ice Inspeotors are investigating investigatinga 1 1a
a 0 charge that Senator Warren nrren of Wyo 00 J Jming
ming is lessee of the postofllce quar quarters quarters ¬
ters at Cheyenne his home town townThe
The postofflce authorities decline d ctlne to todiscuss
discuss the matter but It to known the thepresent thepresent
present lease for the Cheyenne Ch enne office officevas officewas officevas
vas entered into in April 1890 for forperiod u uperiod
period of four years oors at nn annual ren rental rental rental ¬
tal bf 100 Francis E Warren Is the thename thename th thname e I
name of the lessee lesseeMr lesseeMr lesseeMr
Mr Warren nrren was elected to the United UnitedStates Cnit CnitStates I IStates
States Senate in 1SSO at which time a atenyear a
tenyear lease case for the Cheyenne post postoffice postoffico
office entered into In 1S90 1 was In force forceA forceA
A number nUq1ber of other postoiHce postof ce lease leases leasesare leasesara s I
are being carefully careCuJl scrutinized The Therecent Th e
recent investigation Inv > tlgat1on of the th division of ofsalaries o osalaries f I
salaries and allowancesH allowancesHunder allowances under the su superintendents sue sueper auperjntendesey ¬
perintendents per ntende e of George W Beavers Beaversdisclosed I
disclosed grave abuses of section 3739 3 J9 of ofthe o othe f I Ithe
the Revised Statutes which prohibits prohibitsany prohibitsoral t tan
any an member of Congress directly or orindirectly orIndlrect1 o oindirectly r
indirectly Indlrect1 executing holding or enjoy enjo enjoIng ¬
ing any contract or agreement made or orentered orentered o r
entered Intoton behalf of the Unite UniteStntea United UnitedStates UnitedSt1tes d
States and provides proldoi that all such con contracts contmcts contracts ¬
tracts shall be voidIt void voidIt oill oillIt
It was disclosed thut Beavers had hadmade hadmade hadmade
made a general gen ral practice pr ctJce of entering Into Intosuch Int o 1 I
such contracts contracts with members of Con Congress Congr Congross ¬
gross gr but Inasmuch as it could not bo bolearned b blearned u >
learned that any loss resulted to th thGovernment thGovernment d I
Government It was only ani ordered that thatsuch thatsuch the thesuch t I
such contracts when wh n discovered should shouldbe 1
be canceled canceledJUDGE canceledJUDGE
I IJudge
Judge Baldwin United States Stnt s consul consulat consulat consu consuat 1
at Nuremberg Germany German has satisftctcrily satisfqc satisfqctcrlly satlsrlt satlsrlttcrll
tcrlly tcrll met the charge of Improper and andcorrupt amIcorrupt an 1 1corruptonnectlon
corrupt corruptonnectlon Connection with the sale of tit titBrandt the theBrandt theBrandt e 8
Brandt automatic cashiers to the Postoffice Post Postoffice Postofflce
office Department Depar meat according to the theviews tin tinviews e
views of Herbert H rbcrt H D Peirce Third ThirdAssistant ThirdAssIstant Thin ThinAssistant d
Assistant Secretary of State In a re report report
port to tho President made public tons tonsr today v
Mr r Peirce considers that Judge Bald BaluwJn
win be deemed exonerated exoneratedMr
Mr Pelrces Peirce s report reviews the charge charges chargespreferred chargepreferred K Lipreferred
preferred In tho Investigation Inl tlgntlon of Postoffice Post Postoffice Postoffice
office scandals by b Messrs Conrad an and d
Bonaparte and submits the answer of o C f
Judge Baldwin
Baltimore and Ohio Official OfficialReport Officialeport OfficialReport
Report eport Now N oN Places the theNumber theNumb theNumber
Number Numb r of Dead at Sixty SixtyDoctors SixtyDoctors SixtyDoctors
Doctors at Work WorkDuquesne Vorkpqquesn ark arkDuquesne
Duquesne Limited Going w g at atRate atRate a ar t
r Rate of o 1 Sixty SbaYliles Miles 1 i1eS anHour an anHour anHour
Hour Plunges Into Tim Timber Timber Timber ¬
ber Fallen Across Track TrackX TrackDying TrackDying
X >
Dying Conductor C endueorFIas Flags g Train Trainin Trainin Trainin
in Rear Rearto to Avert Second SecondDisaster SecondDis SecondD
Disaster Dis D lsasterSc steiSC Scenes es fies tie S of Hor Horror Horror ¬ t tror
ror Follow F llov Catastrophe CatastropheCONNELLSVILLEt CatastropheCOrNELLSVILLE CatastropheA
CONNELLSVILLEt COrNELLSVILLE Pa 2 hoc > oc 24 2trhe 2trhedoo 4The 4Thedeath The Thedeath
death doo h roll of otlaSt last nights terlIbIe terrible wreck wreckwhen neckwl wreckwhen
when wl en the Duquesne Limited on the theBaltimore theBf11timore thealtimore
Baltimore B and and Ohio Railroad Rnllrcmd crashed crashedInt5 crnshedInt crashedintliJhdbsiruction
Int5 Int intliJhdbsiruction Ifh Obstruction bstruction left on the tracksand tracks tracksnnd tracksmd
and partly partlyf fell ll into theYoughlogheny theYoughloghenyRiver theYoughloghcnyRhrer
River R iver i to still incomplete in mpete this morning morningbut morningbut morningbut
but the latest estimate places the numbel num number number ¬
ber of victims ns at Sty sJstyDoctors StyDoctors sixtyDoctors
Doctors jxe zre reworklns working overthc oyer the wound wounded wounded wounded ¬
ed In th the r Cottage Stat State Hospital Hospitalhere HospitalhetE Hospitalbrie
here i The The1work the work of getting out the thebodies thebodle3 thebodiestrt
i bodies bodiestrt at the scene of the wreck has hasabout busabout hasabout
about been completed and and the remains remainahave remalnahave remainsave
1 have h ave been brought brought here TUie threemorguoi three threemorgufejoC threemorgu
morgufejoC morgu morguoi ot o1 the town are are tilled tlt ed and andBurgesar andBurg andBurg
Burg Burg Charles Patterson has turnedover turned turnedover turnedover
over < the new city clt hall to be used as a aas 11 11mOISUe
morgue Many of the bodies have h Ye not notas notas
as yet been Identified idntlf1edSixty identiAedSixty
Sixty Miles M11 Miles an Hour HourThe Houroe HourThe
The oe wreck wec was was one on > of the th worn wo In InruUroad
railroad annrtls ann ils Tearing through through the thenight thenlsht thealertt
night at lhejUe the sate rtt of o sixty lxty miles an hour hourthe hourlhe hourthe
the Duqiiesno Limited the fastest fastest train trainoh trainon
oh the road filled PJled with Christmas Ch lst shoppers shop shoppers shorPerS ¬
pers PerS and a d others returning borne tor th thholidays thhoUdn the theholidays
holidays hoUdn splunsed plunged into a pile l1 of heavy heavytimbers heayUmbors heavyttmbors
timbers which had fallen from from a pass passug piass piassins Ptssfin
i ins ug freight train trnJ 1 There wa WI wars a michf michfcrash ml mighty mightycrash hlv hlvcrash
crash crash < and andthe the big engine toppledpyer toppledpyerhurling toppled oVer oVerhurling Yfr Yfrhurling
1 hurling the waiter n ater tank tn over on oil n its itsside 111Ide itsr
stder i side Ide while whllehastnaktng h1lethc the sDipklng smoking oor oarr r nro < ar6VdeJ ar6VdeJto r Wde rvdei j jto
1 to to th thp > doors with passengers was washurled wushtJrJed washurled
1 hurled on top of the < < engine engineThe enrlneThe engineThe
The The heavy hem platform of the smolter smoltertorcoff smoltc smolterfore > r rtore
torcoff tore ort the t e steam dome of the engine engineThe onginEThe engineThe
The strain st am from from the broken dome tilled tilledthe filiedthe fliedthe
the smoker from end end to end and an though thoughthe thcurhthe thoughhe
the t he windows were all Broken roken out the th3rush th thrush
rush of r hot vapor wns so sudden thatnone that thatnone tluttnone
J none were w e able to get out before hope hopelessly 110pelessly hopelessly ¬
J lessly scalded Many of o the th stricken strickenpeople str1eknpeople
people who managed to clamber clamber througa througathe throuSlthe througnthe
the windows In mad delirium of nain nainand n tln tlnnnd
and suffering su erlng ran screaming into tit titwoods t twoods tccwoods
woods There they were were later 1at found foundand roundand foundand
and their injuries inurlecc cared for forSteam forSteam forSteam
Steam Inhalation FataL FataLOne FataLOne FataLOne
One man after rushing Into ttQ the thevmods thevmodscame he woods woodscame > dg dgcame
came back again went fntorthfe fnt ruts th bbLg bbLggage bag baggage b g ggaSe ¬
gage car of the relief train tr ln > y and and iu sit sitting sitting sitting ¬
ting down dow said saidMy saidMy saidMy
My GodThen God GodThen GodThen
Then he fell over dead yith > ctlth nl lit l an another another another ¬
other word There was wa not a a scevupon scevuponhim sce upon uponhim uponhim
him He had Inhaled the steamThe steam steamThe suamThe
The rear of the train the dining car carPullman carPullman carPullman
Pullman cars and day coaches cOaches were werejacamed werejammed vere verejlmmed
jammed together in the concusses concussr an antovled nl nltoppled I Itopiled
toppled over on their sIdes Ides A tow ow of ofthe otthe ofthe
the cars cars slipped into into the rivet Tho ThoYoughlogheny ThoYoughioghOD ThoYoughioghony
Youghlogheny Is not deep and thit thitsaved thitsaved
saved a further catastrophe Thosewho Thosewhowere Th ThoseTwlwwere ewho ewhowere
were uninjured left the th cars and thework the thework tb tbwork
work of rescuing the Imprisoned began beganGround beganGround beganGround
Ground to Pieces PiecesEngineer PietfsEngineer PiecesEngineer
Engineer Thornley Thornle was 13 found ground groundto groundto ur urto
to pieces pl ces under the engine The fireman firemanhas fireman firemanhas firemRTJhas
has not yet et been found Aonst As fast ns pos possible p potslble c csIble ¬
sible the dead and wounded wound were taken takenfrom takonfrom takrnfrom
from the wreck and laid upon the thegrassy thegrass thegrassy
grassy bank where whero they the were eovaredwith covered coveredwith coe l lwith
with the cloaks and wrapa of the unwounded un unwouaded unwounded
wounded passengers pa gengers Many Many of the thuwounded thow
wounded w wounded unded were were much disfigured their theirflesh theIrflesh theirflesh
flesh being scalded and boiled b01Ied3f 30 > that thatit thatIt
it fell off in shreds Every EoryCcature feature of ofhorror orhorror ofhorror
horror was there to be sevn sevnYord seent1erd 1 1ord
Yord ord was us sent to this city from roJ1 th thsccnr thscene the <
scene of the wreck reck at Laurel Run and anda anda
a relief relic train wns hurried to the spot spotGeneral spotGeneml spotGeneral
General Manager Uana r Sims of the road took 1 ok okcharge 0kcharge
charge of the train tralnandwitb and with other otherof otherofficlals of officlals
ficlals and eight Ight doctors doctor he gave orders ordersto ordersto
to get to the scene at one onfG The wound woundrd woundM
rd M were placed aboard Ii board the relief train trainand trainand
and as soon as i ireed It t was filled fi1l 3twas it lto was hurried burrled bur ¬
reed to this city cityInjured cif lt ltInjured
Injured Die in Carriages CarriagesAt Car ages agesAt
At the station was waiting every everyavailable evcryaallable
available cab and carricse Citizens Citizensmounted Citizensmounted
mounted the drivers boxes and others othersgave othe othegtle othersgave
gave aid in assisting the wounded wounded wpur ded from fromthe fJOmthe fromthe
the cars to tho cabs d1b As fast as one onowas onewas onewas
was placed In a cab or carriage the thehorses
horses were ere lashed to A gallop Sl1op and anddriven anddrhen anddriven
driven to the Cottage State taco Hospital Hospitalwhere Hospitalhere
where here every cver possible po slble aId was given givenSeveral g1 n nSevernl
Several of the Injured died on n their way wayto
to the hospital Three died on the tlll1tnun thetrain
train coming from Laura Run R n and andfour andfour andfour
four others died white In carriages on ontheir ontheir ontheir
their way wn to the thehospltal hospitalMeanwillo hospital hospitalMeanwhile
Meanwhile Meanw1llQ In the red rec1s1aro glare of lan lanterns Janterns lanterns
terns men worked feverishly down at atthe atthe
the scene of the wreck completing the thowork theorkor thework
work orkor of rescue reScue Through the heroismor horoism
of Baggagemaster Thomas fhomasJ J Dora rt rfHazlewood rtHazlewood r rHazlewood
Hazlewood and Conductor 3LpuIsv uls lleI lid lidgot Helgot11
goth got a second wreck re < k vasi ttast pr prevented rvenled ented entedthe
After Afte the first blinding crash crnslcri craslE Cnme qaine u they theyrealized theyrealized theyrealized
realized that not far behind hlnd train tr1l train No o
10 4 was coming all unmindful 0 < 1 i ni niwreck ifte iftewreck a
wreck Not a lantern could be foundand found foundand foundland
and all lights were out outDying outDying
Dying Conductor HeroismStaggering Heroism HeroismStasger1ng
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