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Excursion Steamer is Cut Two by a Tug. PANIC RENDERS AID USELEC Beween Fifty and Sixty Believed to Be Dead—Disaster Occurs While Crossing the Channel Near Blank enez—Primus Sent to the. Bottom. & Hamburg, July 22.—The steamship Primus of Hamburg, with 185 passen gers on board, was cut in two and sunk by the tug liansa on the river Elbe yesterday. So lar as is ascertainable about fifty persons were drowned. The Primus was an excursion steamer from Buxte liude. At the time of the accident Primus •was crossing the river channel near Blankenez, from the southern into the northern fairway. According to witnesses abor.--d Han 8a, the movement was made too pre cipitously. Primus struck the tug's engine room and Hansa endeavored tc push it ashore, but the tug grounded and they parted. Primus then sank. Panic on the Primus. The terrible panic on board the ves sel when the tug struck her rendered assistance almost useless. Fortunate ly the Dolphin came up and assisted In saving a number of persons, while other boats assisted in the work of rescue. Some of the survivors furnish graph ic descriptions of tho awful sudden ness of the disaster. According to the Btory, tht band was playing and many Couples were dancing on deoV, when the crash of the collision came like a thunderbolt. The vessel gave a great list, her deck taking such a Elope that it was impossible lor the passengers to keep their feet. Those below scrambled up the compnnion oways, but most of the persons in the Baloons were drowned. Men fought for their own safety regardless of oth ers. In the midst of the confusion the boilers exploded, adding to the hor rors of the scene and many nersons are said to have b?en injured by flying Biillrters cf metal. Estimates of the dead vary frjm fifty, to sixty. FIFTEEN DROWNED Lose IN CELLARS. Their Lives in Phenomena! Storm at Kieff, Russia. Kief, Russia, July 22.—Fifteen per sons were drowned yesterday by a sudden in rush of water into the base ments of various houses in the lower portion of the town. A torrential rain storm, accom panied by volent wind and hail, broke over Kieft during the afternoon and turned the streets into veritable tor rents, flooding collars and drowning their occupants before they were able to escape. Large trees were uprooted and rail road embankments were washed away, necessitating the suspension of traf fic. The losses sustained are heavy. Fifty-eight Harvesters Drowned. St. Petersburg, July 22.—A ferry boat, while crossing the river Volga at Beresniki, sank and fifty-eight har vesters were drowned. RENFORCEMENTS FOR BERTI. Government Fleet Sails From Pan ama for Agua Dulce. Panama, Colombia, July 22.—The government fleet sailed with rein forcements and ammunition and pro visions for General Berti's army at [Agua Dulce. General Salazar, govern or of Panama, instructed the com paander of the fleet, should the revolu tionary gunboat Padllla be met, to en gage her in a decisive battle. Salazar believes that a. big battle is being fought at Agua Dulce and if the gov ernment troops are victorious in the engagement, the revolution on the Isthmus will be ended. zi flight Weight felt the Proper Mat Is the proper Hat for you to wearon your vacation trip A beautiful line now In. At itaraehen tfiatera Main St., S)enisen. PISTOL DUEL IN AN ALLEY. Watchman Kills One Suspicious Char acter and Captures Another. Chicago, July 22.—In an alleged holdup Robert E. MacMahon, special policeman for the Auditorium Annex, killed one man, and, after a running revolver fight, captured another. The man taken into custody gave his name £D J'nck Ray and said his coKrinicr.' name was Frank Murphy. He denied there had been any intention to hold up the officer. A TWICE A WEEK PAPER. DENISON. IOWA, TUESDAY, JULY 22, 1902. The tight v.hich ended in ?Turphy's death took place behind the hotel which MacMahon waa pat lolling. The men were lurking in an alley, suppos edly awaiting a victim. The officer at first saw but one man and he was feigning sickness. Suddenly a second man arose from behind a box and both men trained revolvers upon the officer. MacMahon drew his revolver and all three men find. Murphy was killed in stantly. Ray darted down the alley CITIZENS AFTER A JRDEREK. Man Who Killed Arathc: Near St.' Joe in Danger of Being Lynched. St. Joseph., Mo., July 22. -Alfred M. Fenton. a wealthy farmer of Rush ville, Mo., wa: shot, on the streets of that village by Mark Dunn last night.! secured a shotgun and shot Fenton, I protect his prisoner. Moberly tried to tiring Ounn to St.1 Joseph on the train which passes Rusliville at "10:30 o'clock, but the in furiated citizens prevented the officer and his pri.'onar from departing. Many threats of lynching are made and OPcer M^berly has pressed sev eral men into service to protect the life of the prisoner. GEMS WOHTH $250,000 GONE. Miss Yohe's Jewels Said t- Have Ds appeared With Captain Strong. New York, .i'lly 2?.—A -rmal com plain' of grand larceny va's made against former Capt. Putn: Bradley Strong last evening by ,Iay Yohe, who visited police headquarters and there charged Strong, who recently disap peared from his home r.t Hastings, with the theft of jewels which she values at $250,000. Her complaint was entertained a :d a general alarm was. sent out for the arrest of Strong. Miss Yohe's counsel said the safe in the Knickerbocker Safe Deposit company, where Miss Yohe had kept her jewels, was opened and it was found that her jewels, valued at $250,000, had been re moved. Shot from Court House Window. Jackson. Ky„ July 22.—Town Mar shal James Cockrill was fatally shot from a second story window of the court house yesterday by unknown parties. There were six shots, two hitting Cockrill as he passed along Main street. James Cockrill is a broth er of Thomas Cockrill. whose trial in Breathitt county for killing Benjamin Hargis has revived a desperate feudal war. It is s^id that the keys to the circuit court room, from which the shots were fired, are in possession of a Hargis man. the opposing faction to the Cockrills. Circus Men Bent on Lynching. Buffalo, N.Y.. July 22.—Lee Bruce, teamster employed by Forepaugh & Soils Bros., was shot and killed yester day just as the afternoon crowd was leaving the circus tent. Dennis Bowen, a switchman, is under arrest charged with having fired the shot and nar rowly escaped being lynched by the circus attendants. Ho was teerlbly beaten atid kicked. It is said that Bowen intended the shot for J. K. Shumate, superintendent of horses, who had reprimanded him a short time before. Former Soldier Fatally Shot. Jackson, Ky., July 22.—During a fight last night, Benton Blanton, for merly a soldier in the Philippines, was fatally shot, and Elijah Coldivan wa3 killed. The fight started between Blanton and John Oaks, a farmer. The latter, after emptying his revolver, grabbed Blanton's gun, shooting Blan ton fatally. Coldivan was killed by a wild shot. Oaks was not hurt and escaped. Philadelphia, July 22.—The boiler tube on the steam launch Harold, owned by W. B. Stanger of Pensauken. N. J., blew out while tho yacht was lying in the Delaware river, opposite Torresdale. A. Warren Stanger was knocked overboard and drowned and J. W. Van Winkle, the engineer, wan fatally scalded. Dropped a Case of Dynamite. The Dalles, Ore., July 22.—A report has reached here that four men en gaged in working on the Columbia River and Northern railway at Lyle, ten miles below here," while handling a case of dynamite had accidentally dropped It, the contents exploding, killing all of the four. THE DENISON REVIEW Men in Anthracite Region Re ceive $50,000 in Cash. I FiP.ST FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE. Checks Forwarded to ie Three Dis tricts for Their Respactive Shares of the Sum Appropr.nted by the Indianapolis Convention. Dunn, who had been drinking, was' Pl,blle donations to arrive for several days ago but estimates of $4,000,000 arrested, but escaped from the officer, 'et as aome time wil1 be q,,ire'1 t0 get the who was passing in a buggy. Fenton systematic collections in opera-. died from his wounds. The shooting v.-as onUivly without piuvoealion and President Mitchell spent a busy day Dunn is hi danger of beSg lynched by! at his tho eiU'zons Rr^ville JI-- is in' business that had accumulated during] sidered high and dr got along by ,.Ther Mr, 1 ,lis i/ortx-. who is doing the berths can to' ably start for WUfcesbarre tomorrow, river here is full of debris, the most I tn= ik. .1.1 _mi v--i northern point of the great flood, and His stay in the east thi.- time will be until the strike is woe. GOLD BEATERSJ3UIT V/ORK. Only 400 in the Country and They Are All Members of the Union. Philadelphia, July 22.—A strike was inaugurated yesterday throughout the country by the United Gold Beaters' National Union of America. In this city, according to Ellis Gray, president of the local union, eightv-six gold bear ers and forty apprentice boys are on strike. This affects forty girls who fill the moulds for the beaters. The tienp in this city is said to be complete and reports received at the local union's headquarters from New York, Chicago and Boston indicate that all union men in those cities are out. There are about 400 gold beaters in the United States and all are members of the union. Mr. Gray said that the principal complaint of the men concerns the employment of women as mould fillers at the rate of 18 cents, for which work the gold beaters formerly received 90 cents. The beaters, he claims, can earn only $12 and $15 a week. They demand the discharge of the women tillers and that their work be given to the beaters. STRIKERS TO FEDERATE. Union Pacific Boilermakers, Machin ists and Blacksmiths to Unite. Omaha, July 22.—The amalgama tion of the boilermakers', machinists' and blacksmiths' unions into one fed eration as a means of securing a more effective o.'sanitation with which to combat the Union Pacific in the pres ent strike and protect the interests of the three crafts in the future, is the latest step contemplated by the strikers from the Union Pacific shops The strikers have decided upon an other .new method of waging their fight. They will employ a staff of camera pickets, whose duty it will be to photograph every man who goes into the Union Pacific yards to work during the present troubles. The four men on the big hammer in the blacksmith shops struck yesterday. MINERS OF THREE STATES. Interstate Convention is Being Held at Pittsburg, Kan. Pittsburg, Kan., July 22.—An inter state convention of the miners of Kan sas, Missouri, Indian territory and Ar kansas are in session here for the pur pose of determining what action the miners of the west will take regard ing the enforcement of the demands upon the operators. The wage scale for the ensuing year has not yet been agreed upon. The general feeling among the miners is in opposition to a strike, especially since the action of the Indianapolis convention, unless it should become necessary to thus en force their demands upon the opera tors. Sept. 1 was set as the time when some kind of settlement must be made. The Kansas conference will probably be in session several days. Warrants for Union's Officers. Charleston, W. Va., July 22.—Upon the application of the Collins colliery, Federal Judge Keller has issued at tachments for the arrest of John Rich ards, president of District No 17, Unit ed Mine Workers, and tliirty-flve other union miners who participated in Height of Fiood Reached and Water Begins to Recede. 1 Indianapolis, July 22.—The first financial assistance was sent to the I the flood in the Mississippi river was striking anthracite miners last night reached today south of here The when Secretary Wilson forwarded to river fell an inch and a half at Keo the secretary-treasurers of the three I yesterday, but a rise of a foot or anthracite districts checks for their re- more in the vicinity of Canton, Quin spective Blares of the $50,000 appor-1 and from tht- darkness fired repeated- applied immediately to relieving the acres previously uninjured. This rise iy at the oiritvr, who gave 1 iiase. Mac-, wants of the strikers and their fam-, extended the flood clear bacii to the Mahon finally tripped the tngitive and ilies. Under the recommendations, the highlands at the foot of the bluffs took him to the Harrison str et station. I money was ordered to be divided pro, FLOODED REGION IS INCREASED. Thousands of Acres Previously Unin jured Inundated by Final Rush of Waters at Southern Points—Illinois River is High. Keokuk, la., July 22.—The height of Qy tioned by the recent convention to be carried the water over thousands of LaGrange and Hannibal yesterday an(l rata among the districts according to shock, which previously stood with the number of miners in oach field. All: its butts in water. Extension of the of these men who will receive this aid flooded district increased the total are not members of the unioc([ fcut the: damage to a large amount in dollars, organization will take care of all those although not a very great increase in on strike and their families, whether! percentage over the previous dam they carry union cards or not. took out some more wheat in the a8e- Mr. Wilson does not expect large P0I"t much higher figures than a few t0 The farmers are inclined to re- $b 000-0"0 ln machinery for mak-1 seventy miles of river frontage are Missouri along the conservative. The rise compelled the BJR-1OW cultivator works of Quincy to shut °fflce here, attending to office down but several op. or factories con- absence. He said he would prob-1 pumping out the water flowing in. The the river? pbove are pouring in much drift from overflowed lowlands. The flotsam includes thousands of rab bits as passengers on logs, pieces of houses and other wreckage. Terrific Hailstorm. Hastings, Neb., July 22.—A terrific hailstorm prevailed over a consider able parr of the farming country in this county yesterday afternoon. Chunks of iec weighing nearly a qmr ter of a pound fell for fifteen minutes, Chickens were killed and young stock injured. Oats and corn were driven into the ground and are beyond re demption. Illinois River Still Rising. Peoria, 111., July 22.—The Illinois river continues to rise and is standing at 21.4 feet above low water mark, the highest mark reached in ten years. The Western league baseball park is four feet under water. River Falling at Burlington. Burlington, July 22.—The Missis sippi river fell half an inch last night. The high water limit has been reached and danger of a further rise is consid ered over. IVi'LAURIN REFUSES OFFICE. South Carolina Senator Declines Posi tion on Court of Claims. Oyster Bay, July 22.—President Roosevelt is in receipt of a letter from Senator John L. McLaurin of South Carolina, declining the proffered ap pointment to the vacancy on the Unit ed States court of claims. Senator McLaurin's letter was based in. par ticular upon a newspaper article whicn accompanied the letter. The article said the senator had sold himself for the purpose of getting such an office. Root to Sail for Europe. Washington, July 22.—Secretary Root will leave here this afternoon for New York, whence he will sail for Europe in company with General Hor ace Porter, ambassador to France. Secretary Root is going to Carlsbad for the purpose of bringing home Mrs. Root, and some of the children who have been at that place for their health. It is expected that he will re turn September 6. Assistant Secre tary Sanger will have charge of the affairs of the waF department. Kansas Bars American Book Company Topeka, July 22.—The supreme court has issued a writ ousting the American Book company from the state of Kansas and depriving it of the right to transact business in this state until it secures a charter. The order was granted upon the petition of the county attorney of Shawnee county and grows out of the fight for the contract to supply the public schools of the state with school books. Washington, July 22.—By direction of the secretary of war, General Cor bin today wrote to Colonel GroesbecK asking him for an explanation of the interview published yesterday regard ing the court martial of Major Waller. Colonel GroesbecU was judge advocate of the court and the opinion expressed at the war department is that an of ficer should nut talk about such mat ters. meetings held near that mine. Special employes and a passenger were se complaint was made against a meet- verely injured in a wreck on the ing of July 17 as in violation of the Cleveland and Pittsburg road at Hud Injunction issued in the suit aganst son. An open switch allowed the west National Secretary Wilson, "Mother" bound Pittsburg flyer to crash into an Jones and others. eastbound freight which stood ufon the siding. Open Switch Causes Wreck. Cleveland, July 22.—Three railway Russell Sage Has Close Call. New York. July 22.—Russell Sage had a narrow escape from serious in jury his afternoon. While attempt ing to board a Broadway car his foot slipped as the car moved ahead and Mr. Sage fell. He was dragged a dis tance of fifteen feet before the car was stopped. Mr. Sage's secretary helped the financier to his feet. He was unhurt, though badly shaken up. .. Robbers Give Distress Signal. .. Knnxville. Tenn.. July 22.—William Delap was robbed of $1,100 and a gold watch on the outskirts of Lafollette, Tenn.. last night. He was riding through the woods and hearing the Odd Fellows' distress signal respond ed to it. Three men accosted him, shot him in the shoulder and robbed him. He wll recover. St. Louis Bribery Case Called. St. Louis, July 22.—The postponed trial of Henry B. Faulkner, member of the house cf delegates, charged with perjury in connection with the Sub urban street railway franchise brib ery case, was called in the e'reuit court before Judge Douglas. A jury is being impaneled. Oil Fire is Quenched. New Orleans, July 22.—The great oil firo at Jennings, La., was extin guished yesterday in the presence of an immense throng of people. The steam test proved entirely successful. No chemicals had to be used. General W. H. Barnes Dead. San Francisco, July 22.—General William 11. Barnes, one of the leading lawyers and one of the most eloquent orators 01' the Pacific coast, is dead of hemorrhage of the lungs. He was sixty-six years of age. S.-ved by Life Saving Crew. Por Hope, Mich., July 22.—Four teen of The" cre^s" of the whaleback steam r, A. D. Thompson and barge Wliitworth, stranded near Point Aux Baire.-. were taken off the wrecks bv the life saving crew today. The steam er has been scuttled to prevent it pounding to pieces during a gale. Whitworth is afloat, hanging to the steamer by its towlines. Soldiers in Riot at Springfield. Springfield, 111., July 22.—About 300 members of the Third brigade, Illi nois National Guard, from Camp Lin coln. came to this city last night and raided the tenderloin district, creat ing a great disturbance and becoming so riotous that the police were unable to quell the disturbance and sent to Camp Lincoln for aid. General Glen den S'jnt down a provost guard ot fifty men. who at the point of the bayonet quelled the disturbance and Anally ar rested a hundred of ths rioters. Dt-atli In Tlieir AVorlt. Gilders, photographers and those who handle tlii? hyurie aiul potassic cyanides are liable to suffer from chronic poison ing !y hydrocyanic acid. They have headache, giddiness, noises in the ear, diitifult respiration, pain over the hear', loss ol' appetite—!:i s'.iort. show all liie evidences of ti .!d poisoning. Zinc workers, too. suffer. Zinc is used as a pigment in calico printing, in dis coloring glass, in poll. optical glasses and in making artificial meer schaum pipes. So men die in harness in these and a hundred other occupations, killed by tlie very air they breathe, and other men step into their shoes. -New York World. The Europvun Plan. Some queer customer arc seen at New York hotels. An old farmer f.'om the country tells how he got ahead of one of the clerks. "I walked in." he says, "asked the young man at the desk. 'What ar. your nrii-cs'.-' 'Ameri can cr LOuropean?' he asked me. Now I wasn't going to tell where 1 was from until 1 had seen the lay of the land. 'What difference do us that make?' says I. 'If American,' be answered, 'it's $4 per day if Kurt p"ai. s!..", 1 thought a moment., and then an idea struck me how to get ahead of hi::i. I walked up boldly and registered from London."— New York Press. The Standing Army. Old Lady—Poor fellow! And so you area soldier? Corporal Cannon—Yes, ma'am. Old Lady—-I'm awfully sorry for you My, my, to think they never allow you to sit tlown! Oirporal Oiiunon—Ma'am? Old Lady—I said I was sorry for you, and it is heartless and cruel for the government to keep a standing army all the time. Corporal Cannon—Ma'am? Oh, yes, nia'arn, thank yo-.i.—London Chums. Mob Drives Out Negro Family. Wichita, Kan., July 22.—It was re ported here that a mob of 100 persons drove a negro family out of Blackwell, Okla., and burned the house rented to them. No negroes hava been allowed to even work In that city since it was formed. A message received here last night admits that a negro family at tempting to settle there were ordered away, but that their house was not burned. rr -11•i* MARKETS HOGS 7.20 CORN 60c WHEAT 60o OATS 4oc EGGS .|2 BUTTER |6 VOLUME XXXVII—NO. 55 CONFESSED HIS GUILT SLAYER OF MILWAUKEE BRAKE-' MAN CONFESSES TO OFFICERS. Preliminary Hearing Set for Tuesday Next Before Mayor Carey. Jiumley was Not Admitted to Bail. William Numley has confessed to the killing of Fred Powell. He has been identified by others who saw him near the scene of his crime and he now lies in the county jail awaiting preliminary hearing which is set for Tuesday morn ing next. The story of the crime and the capture is told in another column. Numley after his capture at first denied his guilt, although he at once admitted that he was present at the time and that he knew the brakeman had been hurt. Under the severe cross-examin ation to which he was submitted yes terday by Superintendent Beardaly and Sheriff Bell he finally wilted and told the story 01" the crime. Other evidence goes to corroborate his con fession and the officers are sure that they have the guilty man. The story as told by Numley is as follows: In the early hours of Sunday morning he with a number of other tramps at tempted to board a north bound freight out of Arion. The brakeman, Powell, ordered them off and fired his revolver along Side of the ear, Numley was al ready climbing the ladder and Powell came toward him and demanded money if he wished to ride. Numley says that Powell stepped on his hand and that this together with the demand for money angered him and that he drew his knife and struck out in the dark at Powell, striking twice. He knew that be had hit his man but did not'think' he had inflicted a serious injury as the brakeman climbed back to the top of the car and called out that he "Would get him yet. Numley says he then dropped off of the car and went back to Arion He meta man named Pfeffer and told that he had had a scrap with a brakeman and had given him a cut to remember him by. Pfeffer stated that Numley added "and I wish I had killed him." Numley further states that he next walked to Dow City and huug around that place until in the morning when he overheard a conver sation about the killing of a Milwaukee brakeman by a negro the night before. This is the first, he claims, that he knew of the death of his victim or that he was badly hurt. It is said that sev eral ueople saw him at Dow City on Sunday moruing and that an officer was advised to at rest him but that he re fused to do so without a warrant. In the meantime Numley made his es cape. He crossed and recrossed the Boyer on the railroad bridges hoping to throw off pursuit and finally hid in the tall weeds close to the river bank. It was here that he was captured by two of the searching party and taken to Dow City. Numley seems to have nothing to offer in defense except that the brakeman treated him roughly and that he did not know or intend the wound to be serious. The knife with which the deed was done was a large j»ick knife with a blade fully three inches long and as sharp as a razor How he could have taken the knife from his pocket, opened the blade and struck die fatal blows with his left hand while, as he states Powell was standing on his right hand, is a mys tery. The knife blade does not open easily and it could hardly have been opened with one hand. The officers had Numley under a fire of questions nearly all day yesterday and at night were well satisfied with what they had accomplished. The Sherlock Holmes employed by the Milwaukee was a Sphinx only to be looked at and admired from a dis tance, but the facts of the confession soon became known and much interest was displayed in the preliminary hear ing which was called before Mayor Carey this morning. Last night the prisoner desired to secure counsel and at his request R. Shaw Van appeared as his counsel. The prisoner was arraigned in the court room, a large number of specta tors being present. By agreement the hearing was postponed until next Tues day morning. Special Excursion liatoa. Via the North-Western line to Hot Springs, Dead wood, Lead and Custer, S. D., and to Colorado and Utah points good to return until September 15, a splendid opportunity is ottered for an enjoyable vacation trip. Several fine trains via the .North-Western Line daily. Apply to agents Chicago & North-Western R'y.