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'•V'/ l--k Most Majestic and Impressive State Funeral Over Remains of Mr. Diugley. HELD IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 'v Bloat Diatlnsalalied Amteinblnffc Gntli era to Pay a Last Tribute to the Noble Life and Splendid Services «f the Late Representative front Blaine—l!oil- Lle« in State. Washington, Jan. 16.—A state funer al, almost majestic in its impressive Bess, was given the lat^ Representa *1 tive Nelson Dingley at noon Monday in the house of representatives, where he has so long been such a commanding figure. The president, his cabinet, dis tinguished members of the diplomatic corps, members of the supreme court, senate and house and distinguished men in military and civil life were ranged about his bier on the floor of the .hall, while the galleries, to which admission could be obtained only by card, were occupied by the families of those who sat upon the floor and prom inent persons invited to be present. Some of them, like a delegation from the New York chamber of commerce, had come from a distance to pay their last tribute of respect to the dead statesman. Not since the late William D. Kelly, of Pennsylvania, was given a state funeral in the house during the Fifty-first congress, while President McKinley was chairman of the ways and means committee, has such an honor been accorded a member of the house. Remains He In State. The remains were taken from the Hotel Hamilton to the capitol in the .J morning at ten o'clock and were borne into the hall of representatives by a lin?i6quad of capitol police under the diree- tion of Sergeant-at-Arms Russell. The casket was placed on a bier in the area 4f£5n front of the marble rostrum of the !&S«peaker and for an hour the public. -''-I.which Would have no opportunity to witness the official ceremonies later, vXC'WOs allowed to view the remains as they. state.' Thousands of people streamed through the main door down past the casket and gazed upon the calm, serene features of the dead during that hour. Some could with difficulty be induced by the police to move away from the casket. Tears In Many Eyes, The house pages and other employes of the house entered the line and took a last view of the revered statesman. Mr. Dingley was well loved by the employes of the house and there were tears in many eyes. The decorations of the hall were simple, but strikingly beautiful. Palms l'elieved the rigid .... corners and palm leaves arranged in the form of a trefoil planted in wreaths cf galax leaves, tied with long stream ers of purple, adorned, the walls. A cluster of roses and palm leaves were arranged on each section of the brass railing about the rear of the hall. This simple scene of dceorutioii culminated about the rostrum beneath which the leinain^lay. "Disiilay of riowor*. '-.j Immediately in front of tlu- white marble rostrum the casket lay banked 011 either side with rare and exquisite flowerS which completely concealed the marble. These included a few of the most' beautiful and appropriate floral offerings which had been sent to the family, a great wreath of white roses from the sons anil daughters of Maine, a beautiful piece from the ways and means' committee autl a magnificent mass of American Beauty roses from the CanadiaA high joint commission. The only floral piece on the casket was a cluster of orchids, the gift of Mrs, Blaine. At the head of the casket, like a halo above the calm brow of the great man, was a magnificent wreath of or chids and lilies of the valley, tied with deep purple ribbon, which had been Sent by the president. Out in the waste of seats while the body lay in state a single desk was wrapped in black and covered with roses and lilies. Owing to the entreaties of friends Slid the imperative directions of the doctors, the afflicted widow remained her room during the official cere roony, as she was not yet over the prostrating effect of the loss of her husband. Her daughter, Miss Dingley, remained at her side to comfort and ./ assist. '."'Sr. The Services. A deep hush fell upon the assem •fcluge. Suddenly out of the loft in the ii'iir of the press gallery the notes of au organ pulsated and echoed through fe "the hall. It was the first time in the his lory of tiie house of representatives Vc that music had been heard in it. A'quar tette sang huprcs: iwly "Crossing the liar." The beautiful words are -fhy tSS' Tennyson, bp/rinni)nr. "Sunset and evening star. .-,,. And ope clear call for me." .u $ The services were conducted by Rev. S. M. Newman, of the First Congrega- lioual church of this city, assisted by S llev. Dr. Council, chaplain of the house. It. was a very simple service. Rev. --i— .U'* A luTiou vuhb, \j TTistoripnl Moni '&v J£ss ot St. JolYn. "theii spoke 61 the1 deep solemnity of the occasion and the great lesson which might be drawn from the life which had been finished. All assembled here, he said, to pay their tribute to one who stood in life as an example to mankind. Every honorable aspiration' and every particle of man liness was touched by the finger of this sorrow. He reviewed briefly the great carcer of the dead statesman who, he said, had at last become the pure and highest type of an American citizen, in whom his countrymen reposed hon or, trust and confidence. He concluded with a feeling tribute to the "devoted husband and father, the loving brother and friend, the loyal and true-hearted citizen and legislator and the fearless and faithful statesman and leader of his party." llev. Couden, the blind chaplain of the house, made a touching prayer and the exercises were concluded with the sing ing by the quartette, to the organ ac companiment, of "Jesus, Lover of My Soul." When Rev. Newman delivered the benediction the entire assemblage arose, the galleries as well as thos« on the floor. The distinguished com pany departed in the order in which they had come, all passing down by the casket. Semite Attends Fanernl In Body. Washington, Jan. 16.—The senate held no session for the transaction of business Monday. When the body con vened at 12 o'clock it proceeded at once to the hall of the house of representa tives to attend as a body the funeral of the late Representative Nelson Ding ley. At one o'clock the senate returned to its chamber.' Jonathan Ross, ap pointed by Gov. Smith, of Vermont, to fill the unexpired term of the late Sen ator Justin S. Morrill, was sworn in and at 1:07 p. ni., on motion of Senator Al lison, the senate adjourned until Tues day. A BATTLE ROYAL. Stiff Time Expected at PittMburgli Be tween Conl Operator* and the Miner*. Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 16.—This week will witness a battle royal between the coal operators and the United Mine Workers over the interstate agreement. The operators from Sjt. Louis and Illi nois are already here, and by. Tuesday It is expected thalfeprt'sirntativesfrom all the states interested will be in the city. The joint convention is scheduled for Tuesday afternoon, but if the miners do not get through with their business the meeting will be post poned until Wednesday. It is generally understood that the operators will energetically oppose an advance in the price of mining, and will fight to the end any agreement looking toward an increase in the pres ent wages. The business, they admit, has been better during the last 90 days than for a long time, but they are ham pered by a lack of cars for transporta tion. Some of the miners' delegates say they will insist both upon an advance in wages and the eight-hour day. They claim that nearly all the mines of the country are being worked to their full capacity and that there is a scarcity of miners in many districts. Michigan iron ore operators are sending agents through the coal mining districts of Illinois, engaging coal diggers to go to the iron mines. Altogether the situa tion, they say, warrants asking for more money. Some of the delegates even went so far as to hint that if their demands were not complied with a strike of greater magnitude than, the country lias seen for years would be in augurated next summer. Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 10.—When the convention of United Mine Workers re-' sumed Monday, it was announced that the scale committee had not completed its work and all members who had sug gestions were requested to present them to the committee. The committee 011 WEEK—PART ONE. DENISON, IOWA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, constitution re ported several amendments to the con stitution. Among the most important changes .^-ere the following: An in crease in the executive board from six to eight members exclusive of the presi dent, vice president and secretary treasurer. No district having less than 5,000 members shall be entitled to rep resentation on the executive board time of holding the national conven tion, the third Monday in January in stead of the second Monday. These amendments were all adopted after some little opposition. Steamer Runs Ashore. Havana, Jan. 16.—The French steam er Versailles, Capt. Villeaumeras, be longing to the Campagni© Generale Trans-Atlaiitique, from St. Naziere for A'era Cruz, ran ashore Sunday night between liahia Honda and Cabanas, 90 miles west of here. The coast there is rocky and the position of the steamer is considered dangerous. Tugs have been sent to licr assistance. 1 -vv to Murder. St. Louis. Jan. 1B.:—A special to the Post Di:-jmU'l/'fron'i! Lynn. Creek, si^ys': AiJihn villi -s. law unable, iio ituul clew siiI'U'fi-ut li_o.'justify*arrest I In tho case of Oiciyi' \Y. Ar.derson and Liz zie WUebaiJli, who were found mur dered with mi ax in their home three miles cast of here Friday night. Hogs had mill ihitcd the bodv of tin- wmruiu Will Make a Special Study of the Commercial and Social Prob lems of Islands. TO BE COMPOSED OF FIVE MEMBERS. President Scliurmnn, of Cornell, Ac cepts a Place on tbe Commission— Other Members Will' lip Admiral Dewey, Gen. Otis, Col. Cbarlea Den by and Prof. Worcester. Washington, Jan. 16. President Schurinan, of Cornell university, was at the white house Monday and had a talk with the president. On leaving, he said that he had accepted a position on a commission of five which is to be appointed to study the commercial and social problems of the Philippines. It is now understood that the other mem bers of the commission will be Ad miral Dewey, Gem Otis, Col. Charles Denby and Prof. Dean C. Worcester, of Ann Arbor university. The work of the commission, it is understood, will be of a purely econom ic and not of a political nature. They will study the manners and habits of the Filipinos, the material resources of the country and its Commercial possi bilities, but they will not attempt to deal with the problem of government for the islands. The president has been anxious for some time past to have a commission of this sort upon whose information he could rely. The personnel of the com mission is considered excellent from the standpoint of expert knowledge. Admiral Dewey and Gen. Otis have of course become familiar with many of the practical sides of the Philippine problem. Col. Denby was for many years minister to China and is thor oughly familiar with the people and many of the problems of the orient. Prof. Worcester has lived for years in the Philippines, hunted with the wild est of the Moros and Sulus, attended their tribal rites and studied the po litical economy of the islands at close range. He has written a book on the Philippines which is considered a stand ard reference wtirk,- and recently con tributed'an interesting serifs of arti cles on the Philippines to the Century Magazine. President Schurman said the commission expected to sail for Ma nila about the 1st of February. Demand DtscnuBlon of Builget. Paris, Jan. 1G.—At the opening of Monday's session of the chamber of deputies, the premier, M. Dupuy, de manded, amid applause, the immediate discussion of the budget. M. Firmin Faure, revisionist and anti-Semite, rep resenting the First division of Oran, Algeria, desired to discuss without de lay Col." Picquart's appearance before the court-martial. The premier, how ever, suggested shelving the matter for a month, but as M. Firmin Faure in sisted, a vote was taken, and the cham ber supported the premier by 422 to 74. The budget debate was then com- lined Short Fnre System. Topeka, Kan., Jan. 1G.—Nine Santa Fe conductors running 011 the Western, New Mexico and liio Grande divisions, have been discharged from the service for using the short fare system. An investigation is in progress and more discharges will probably follow. The officials in this city are unable to state how many conductors will be relieved from duty, as the investigation is whol ly in the hands of Division Superintend ents Dyer and Hurley. V. Democrat Seated. Charleston, \V. Ya„ Jan. 16. —The house seated J. A. Logan, of Monroe county, the democratic contestant by a strict party vote, and took up the Taylor county contest case, the major report of the committee recommending that the seat remain vacant pending the contest, and the republicans con tending that Bohard should be seated. The house now stands: Democrats, 38 republicans, 33. Contest Growlntf Exciting-. Sacramento, Cal., Jan. 16.—The con test for United States senator is grow ing sensational. D. M. Burns and U. S. Grant, Jr., the leading candidates, are holding their votes, but no gains are being made. The statement pub lished in San Francisco that Howard Wright, speaker of the assembly, had been otfered money by U. S. Grant has caused considerable excitement. Censorship Increased. New York, Jan. 16.—The Commercial Cable company has issued the follow ing notice: "The Eastern Telegraph company advises us as follows: 'We beg to inform you that we have received adviccs from Manila stating that !lie American government now notify us that censorship is applicable to all out ward and. homeward telegrams con taining political n«avs.* in ... .V .Ov. Ma^. ti W. Urte, the first treasurer of Anhlatid' county. O.i and reputed to lie the oldest mason in Ohio, is dead at A.-h lund aged 93. The British burk, Andellna, Capt. O. W. Stalling, was sunk during a sudd gale in the harbor at Tacoma. Wash., .uid the 19 souls on bonrd ivriniif J. 1899. CANNOT RULE THEMSELVES. Ajrent of American Bible. Society of Opinion That Philippines Are Not Ready for Independence. New York, Jan. 16.—The American Bible society has received a second re port from Kev. J. K. Hylies, D. D., whom in September last it commissioned to proceed to Manila for the sake of preliminary inquiry about the possible openings there for the distribution of the Holy Scriptures. He expresses the opinion that the Filipinos are not now capable of self-government and says-: "While there are doubtless many able men among the Filipinos, I am convinced that they do not have the qualifications which are essential in the founders of a republic. I believe that if western In fluence were to be entirely withdrawn, civilization would spontaneously die out In the Philippines. The mass of the people are ignorant in the extreme, and they are not prepared and will not be prepared for many years for self-government. It will be generations before their aspirations to become an independent commonwealth ought to be realized. "It would be monstrous to turn the Phil ippines back to Spain. It would be a great blunder to grant them independence. In my judgment the only proper, the only right thing is for the United States to keep the whole archipelago and give the people good government and religious liberty. Every Spanish friar ought to be banished from the islands. If not, there will be endless trouble. I ought to have said that the Jes uits were never accused of the gross im morality with which the other orders have been* so freely charged. They were driven out of the provinces by the other religious corporations and their work was almost entirely confined to Manila. There is a priest here in Shanghai who was in Manila for many years, and he does not hesitate to say that the lives of the Spanish friars were scandalously corrupt." HIDDEN DYNAMITE EXPLODES. Parmer's Ilonxe Xenr Plttsville, Wis., Destroyed and Man Is Killed— rive Others Will Die. Milwaukee, Jan. 16.—A special to the Evening Wisconsin from Pittsville, Wis., says: The farmhouse of Fayette Meacliam, near this place, was blown to atoms by dynamite, killing Meacham and fatally injuring his wife and four children. Mr. Meacham jiurchased 25 pounds of dynamite and caps and took it home and stored it well away in the house intending to use it for blasting purposes. He said nothing about it to hi£ family, therefore no One knew of its .presence, in the house until the explosion occurred. How the dynamite became ignited' is not known, but it is supposed the house caught fire. The house and contents were totally con sumed by fire, aiid it was with great difficulty that the family was saved from the flames. The four children are not expected to live and Mrs. Meacham is in a critical condition. SMALLPOX IN KANSAS. The Disease nt Hilltsboro Increasing in Virulence and Scope No Quarantine Regulations* Topeka, Kan., Jan. 16.—A special to the State Journal from Hillsboro, Kan.,! says: The smallpox centered in this town is increasing in virulence and scope. There are at present 21 well defined eases here, 1G of which are in town. There are two cases in the hotel. Three new cases and three deaths Fri day. I One of the worst features is the lack of any quarantine regulations. The smallpox is mostly confined to Russians who visit Marion and surrounding towns and mingle freely with people on the trains. The state board of health will be notified of the condition. Turkey Orders Krupp Guns. Constantinople, Jan. 10.—An imperial irade has been issued ordering the purchase of 162 ICrupp field guns and 30,000 shrapnel shells. This is un doubtedly the outcome of the act of Emperor William on his return from the orient, in presenting the sultan of Turkey with a perfect model of the most modern Krupp field gun intro duced into the German army. The Ger man newspapers, at the time, comment ed approyingly on the emperor's shrewdness, which, they predicted, would result in Turkey sending a large order for guns to German}'. ItnlHeii the Kates. Seattle, Wash., Jan. 16.—lJepresenta tives of all the companies operating steamers between l'uget sound and southwestern Alaskan ports met in this city and agreed on a uniform passenger and freight rate. The passenger rate to Skaguay and Taiya was raised from $10 first class and $5 second-class to $25 and $15, respectively. Freight rates were fixed at $8. $9 and $10 per ton. The rate on live stock was fixed per head as fol lows:. Horses, $22.50 dogs, $5 sheep, $2.50. The rate of hay was made $15 per ton. The rates are to go into effect at once. Fntlier o! Conjvri'Msiiuiii Dond. Washington, Jan. 10.—Lewis Ilenry Boutelle, father of Representative Boutcllc, of lll'mois, died here of heart trouble after an illness of about ten lays. Funeral services will be held at Ihe sou's residence in this city and tho body then will be taken to Evauston, 111., for interment. lleuuilned it 1'roU'ntnnt to Lniit. Montreal, Can., Jan. 1C. Father Chiuiqy is dead. To the end he ad Uci't'd to the Protestant faith. ISSUED IN TWO PARTS—TUESDAY AND FRIDAY: Gen. Eagan Eliminates the Objec tionable and Abusive Language from His Statement. HE APOLOGIZES TO THE COMMISSION. Explains That He Was Goaded to Des peration—War Investigating Com mission, After Secret Session, De cides Not to PnbllNb the Amended Statement—Cen. Easan's Letter. Washington, Jan. 10.—Commissary General Eagan Monday sent to the war investigating commission a revised statement in place of that originally made in response to Gen. Miles' charges. The revised statement is about 33 per cent, shorter than that which was or dered withdrawn because of its violent and abusiv^- character. The commis sion, after its receipt, went into secret session to read the document and de cide whether in its present form it had been expurgated sufficiently to permit it to be made apart of the commission's records. The commission, after a brief secret session, decided for the present to make public only Gen. Eagan's letter and not the statement accompanying it. Following Is the text of the letter: "Office of Commissary General of Sub sistence, Washington, Jan. 14. 1899.—To the Commission Appointed by the President to Investigate the Conduct of the War with Spain—Gentlemen: I have the honor to hand you herewith my testimony which is now resubmitted and revised in accord ance with the views expressed by you in your letter to me on January 13,1899. The objectionable feature, and what Is con sidered irrelevant matter by you, in which opinion 1 entirely agree, are eliminated. In this connection I desire to state that there was never a thought or intention, on my part of any disrespect whatsoever to your commission, but in explanation of the language used by me heretofore I beg to Invite the attention of the commission to the fact that I have been accused prac tically of feeding the soldiers with poi soned beef which made them sick—'em balmed beef sorcalled —that 1 have fur nished meat to the army under the 'pre tense of experiment,' which charge in effect is corruption and worse, because it jeop ardizes the lives of soldiers sent to the front in trApical climates an4 who,.wer^ dependent on'such fo'o&'as that these statements hive gone'^' tne whole country uncontradicted .ih^ they have been published and I pilloried in the press of the coiintrj^as'a' man who had fed the army on poisoned meat, and corruptly so that for about three weeks' time 1 have kept silent for the reason that I was debarred after talk ing with the honorable secretary of war from preparing charges, because of the immunity granted by the president to wit nesses before your commission, notwith standing the gravity of the accusations: that it is unreasonable to believe that such monstrous charges could have any other effect than to work upon an honor able man in such away as to goad him to a species of desperation, and that it was but natural, when the proper opportu nity was given him to meet and refute the charges, that he should characterize them in harsh language, and in terms that are deemed improper, no ma,tter what the provocation. I therefore withdraw the language and matter so objectionable, and resubmit to you now my sworn statement with the abiding faith that your commis sion, having all the facts before you, will decide the points at issue justly. (Signed) "CHARLES P. EAGAN, "Commissary General of Subsistence." Regards Future with Confidence. Berlin, Jan. 16.—The Prussian diet was opened Monday with a speech from the throne, in which Emperor William said that the financial situation con tinued favorable, the bases of both of political and national life being sound ly established and the prosperity of the country visibly growing. His majesty regarded the future with con fidence and mentioned the measures which would be introduced to extend state railroads and navigable canals from the Dortmund-Ems canal to the lihine, Weser and Elbe. i'i, ^Capture a Noted Forger. Port Huron, Mich., Jan. 16.-r-SherifE Kempley and H. C. Penman, a hotei keeper of lJock llapids, la., arrived here Monday. They will take home with them Andrew J. Conover, whom Pen man has identified as a noted forger, who, it is alleged, has perpetrated swin dles in'various towns in Iowa, Illinois and Nebraska. It is stated that de tectives have turned up 30 of Conover's forged drafts, cashed by small banks. Indiunx Will Prote»t.3 Kansas City, Mo., Jan. 16".—Dave Muskrat, Q. Gritts and I. H. Dick, of Talhequah, I. T., prominent Cheroltees, left here for Washington, intending to see President McKinley and enter protest against the ratification of the treat}' entered into Saturday last by the government commission and the Nations' commission, dissolving tribal relations. AVill lie Tried in February. New York, Jan. 1G.—.Mrs. Fayne Stralian-Moorc, in whose recent trial for complicity with her husband iu "badgering" Martin Million the jury disagreed was on Monday arraigned before Justice Fursnian iu the criminal .branch of' the supreme court. The pur pose of tlie arraignment was to place •the case on the February calendar. an im't.Tcnse auditHicfi gathered In Ply mouth church, Hrooklyn, Sunday morning to hear Rev. Dr. Dwlght Illllls, of Clii -cago. called by the Brooklyn church to |.k. ii* VOLUME XXXIV NO. 5. GOES IN SEARCH OF YACHT. Revenue Cnttcr at Mobile Ordered Oat to Learn tbe Fate of tbe JUisslngc Pleasure Graft. Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 16.—A special to the News from Washington says that at the request of Senator Fairbanks'the treasury has ordered the cutter Winona, at Mobile, to go to sea immediately in" search of the yacht Paul Jones, thought to be in disrtrcss between New Orleans and Pensacola, 3?la. New Orleans, Jan. 16. Although there hasibeen diligent inquiry all morn ing of points on the gulf coast, not a word has yet been received here regard ing the fate of the yacht Paul Jones. Inquiry at the weather office is to the effect that between January 3, when the yacht sailed, and January 6, the weather was moderate. On the 6th, however, a severe storm passed from the west gulf over New Orleans and Mobile. The vessel possibly encoun tered that blow. Pensacola, Fla., Jan. 16.—Nothing i» known here of the yacht Paul Jones, reported en route to this port from the month of the Misissippi river with a party of Louisville and St. Louis peo ple on board. /There is almost con tinuous communication between this city and the mouth of the bay by oy ster and fishing boats, but up to noon none of them had reported sighting the missing launch. Louisville, Ky., Jan. 16.—-Lawrence Jones, of this city, the owner of the missing yacht, "Paul Jones," received a telegram from Mr. A. C. Marshall, superintendent of the Louisville fit Nashville railroad at New Or leans, which stated that a strange yacht, w^th two masts, supposed to be the Paul Jones, had been sighted 15 miles off Horn island Satur day night going east. The description tallies with that of the Paul Jones. This is the first information that has been received of the yacht. Mr. Jones is confident that the yacht is safe. Critical Stage Past. Washington, Jan. 16.—Gen. Otis waa heard from again Monday from Manila, and the contents of his cablegram were so reassuring as to the situation there and at Iloilo^that the officials here have come to accept without question the correctness of his statement that the of'the'house of representatives, in the presence of an immense throng, Bentom McMillin was inaugurated as governor. The hall was decorated with the na tional colors and flowers. After prayer by Rev. John Matthews, of McKendree church, Gov. Taylor delivered his fare well address. Death of Col. S. W. EHdridge. Lawrence, Kan., Jan. 16.—Col. S. W. Eldridge, one of the foremost men in early Kansas history, died at his home here, aged S2 'years, of a complication of diseases. Three daughters survive him—Mrs. Col. O. E. Leouard, of this city Mrs. W. B. Leonard, of Memphis, and Mrs. Dr. L. M. Matthews, of Hia watha, Afraid of Offending Spain. New York, Jan. 16.—A special to'dhe Herald from Washington says: Aus tria's hesitancy in raising the rank of her diplomatic mission to the United States is due entirely to her desire not to give olfense to Spain. Information to this effect is in the possession of the state department. New liinseed Oil Trnnt. Cleveland, O., Jan. 16.—Mr. B. F. Miles, of this city, has just been elected president of the new linseed oil trust, which controls all of the larger linseed oil plants in the country. Mr. Miles I said that the capital stock of the con solidated concerns would reach $33, 000,000. Ordered to Proceed ut Once.• Washington, Jan. 16.—Orders have been given for theAstor battery, which recently arrived at San Francisco from the Philippines, to proceed immediate ly, to Fort Schuyler, N. Y., for muster ont Not Before tTlirce Weeks. Paris, Jan. 16.—M. Loew, president of the criminal chamber of the court of cassation, in an interview with a rep resentative of the Journal, estimated that three weeks would elapse before the court of cassation would hold a pub lic hearing in the Dreyfus case.'"'Mi Loew declared also that it was inexact' to say that the court was in possession of documents bearing on the case fur nished by Comte Ferdinand Esterhazy. An Open Svriteb. Butte, Mont., Jan. 16.—A train of empty ears on the Oregon Short Line while leaving Butte ran into an open switch and crashed into a switch en gine. Both engines and a number of cars were wrecked. Conductor Joseph Grant, of the freight train, was thrown under the wreck and fatally hurt. Fireman Dowling was injured. S A A Philaijelpliia, Jan. 10.—The fftpreme court on Monday aflimVed the decision of the court of error of Allegheny county in the case of William Hillinan, who was convicted in October last of murdering Bertha Spiegel, a 15-year- Id girl in Pittsburgh, llillinan had been svutejj^vd Jo death.