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NEWS OF THE WORLD.
Domestic. The switchmen's strike in i’ittsburg proved a lizzie. Frank A. Munsey bought tne New York Daily News. Mrs. McKinley is to be given the free use of the mails. George Kenyon of St. Paul was stricken with paralysis in Chicago. Fred Llodloff, a grocer, committed suicide at Clinton, ia. He was 55 years old. case, and that young women were in troduced into the jury-room by a bailiff. George Heimrod of Omaha has been appointed consul general to Apia, Samoa. The total receipts from the war rev enue act from June. 13, 1898, were $348,838,634. Mme Emma Calve was compelled to quit the (Iran company on account of throat trouble. Ex-President Cleveland has been confined to his bed since Wednesday with a bad cold. The governor of Montana offered to Join Minnesota in the fight against the big railroad consolidation. Western roads resolved to issue passes as usual during 1902 In 'spite of action of the easten roads. Increase in the postal revenues the last year resulted In the free delivery service becoming self-sustaining. Helen Gould and Mrs. Fred Vander bilt gave Thanksgiving dinners for poor boys at Irvington and Newport. Miss Estelle Keel, superintendent of Indian schools, in her annual report urged teaching Indians how to farm. Judge Kohisaat sentenced a striking Chicago machinist to thirty days in jail and fined two others for contempt. Captain Terrene of the steamship Agnes from Port Antonio, Jamaica, to Savannah. Oa., shot himself while at sea. Senator Allison does not believe any general reciprocity treaties will be ne gotiated during the coming session of congress. The governor of Oregon informed Governor Van Sant that his state has no laws regulating the combination of railroads. Delll Edotiardo Francisco, a titled Italian, is to be deported because he arrived in America in unsound mental condition. Edward Gregory of Mowcaqua, HI., died there, aged 84 years. He was father of .1. E. Gregory, the postmaster at his home. Dr. Joseph Buckie, at one time pres ident of the Missouri Dental assoeia tion, is dead in Mexico. Mo., at the age of 73 years. The defalcation of City Treasurer S. R. Young of Louisville, Ky.. will ex ceed $55.1)00. Young suicided. He was a high roller. president Roosevelt, with Mrs. Roosevelt and baby Quentin, went down the Potomac on a yacht for a short cruise. Congressman Tawney says that if Cuban sugar Is admitted free the American Refining company will profit millions annually. The wife of l)r. MeNeal of Ann Ar bor was swept overboard from the steamship Hclgenlad by a big wave and drowned at sea. At Detroit. Mich., 26 men were killed and 24 wounded by the explosion of a boiler In the factory of the Pemberthy injector company. Miss Fanny McComb will marry her artist suitor, lauds Herzog in New York, anil forfeit $2,000,000 according to her father’s will. Striking miners re-established a camp near Nortonville, Ky., and de fied the state troops to dislodge them. A union miner was shot. A young man of Salt laike City, crazed by the use of cigarettes, liquor and opium, shot W. S. Haynes of Chi cago. who will probably die. Police Commissioner Diamond of New York is on trial at Albany, charged with neglect of duty in sup pressing disorderly houses. W. V. Morris, formerly an insurance agent at Indianapolis. Ind., lias been arrested on a charge of obtaining money under false pretenses. The jury in the Johnson murder trial at Indianapolis returned a verdict for a life sentence. Johnson, a negro, killed Joel Combs in a quarrel. Young Corbett knocked out Terry McGovern in the second round of their fight at Hartford Conn., by a mean cut blow on the point of the chin. Mrs. Fred Gcbhard. who recently se oured a divorce from her husband in South Dakota, married Henry Clews, Jr., son of the New York financier. The estate of George Bancroft, the historian, worth about $600,000, which has been tied up for ten years, will Boon be distributed among the heirs. There is a strong probability that the department of Justice will attack the copper, sugar and new railroad trusts under the Sherman antitrust act. Mrs. Josephine Orrnshy of Chicago, the mother of quadruplets and of four teen children in seven years, has sued for divorce, declaring marriage a fail ure. Capt. William Crosier is the new chief of ordnance, having been pro moted by President Roosevelt over the heads of 27 officers ranking ahead of him. YTctims of the Wabash wreck at Sen eca. Mich., are now believed to num ber 80. although the officials of the road declare not more than 20 were killed. Secretary of State and Mrs. Hay an nounced tbe eugageni nt of their eld est daughter, Helen Hay, to Payne Whitney, son of William C. Whitney of New York. The marriage will occur in February. Dr. David H. Greer, rector of St. Hartholomew's church. New York, de clines the bishopric of western Massa chusetts, to which he was recently elected. Martin Hogan, who was convicted with John Hoyle O’Reilly by the Brit ish government of treason and was res cued in Van Diemen’s Hand, is dying in Chicago. Amos Buck shot and killed his com panion. Harry Rurwell, in Helena, Mont., having jokingly held him up with a pistol which he did not know was loaded. Station Agent Edward Travis at Ledford, 111., near Harrisburg, was shot and killed while sitting in his office. A posse is seeking William Luster, who ie suspected. At Terre Haute, Ind.. Frank Jaiftes, the former Missouri bandit, made his debut on the stage in the Across the Desert company. Frank had a bad case of stage fright. Charles Lindquist shot his sweet heart, Miss Julia Tosterin, at Austin. Mont. He then turned the pistol on himself, fracturing his skull. Both will probably die. The president, of the Chicago City Railway company states that, if the new assessment of capital stock is al lowed. his company will be forced into the hands of a receiver. It is reported that a reconciliation is being arranged between David B. Hill and Richard Croker, which will unite the two factions of the democratic party in New York state. Witnesses ir. the trial of Mrs. Bonine at Washington testified to hearing the shots that killed Ayres, and one said he saw a woman pass down the fire escape after the murder. John T. Hayden, charged with em bezzling $4,900 from the Swift Beef company, is reported arrested In Wil mington. Del., where he is alleged to have been living under an assumed name. The Canton appraisers report that the personal estate of President Mc- Kinley is valued at $135,890.18, of which $60,132.19 was insurance. The real estate is valued at from $60,000 to $70,000. Maryland republicans have laid a plan to throw their votes in the legis lature to Isldor Raynor. Schley’s coun sel, and by winning ten democrats make him United States senator over Gorman. A fuel oil tank in the cellar of the Washington flint gass works, Philadel phia, exploded and Engineer Richard Bardsley was burned to death. An drew McCormick, fireman, was fatally burned. The recent storm on the coast of Delaware. New Jersey and New York caused about a million dollars' dam ago. Five sailors were drowned at Long Branch. Fourteen lives are re ported lost in the gale. Major John T. Kelly, who married in Baltimore, died in Brooklyn. He was appointed minister to Italy and Aus tria. successively, but was rejected, and was then made a member of the consular court at Cairo. The sentence of excommunication which was pronounced against Father Jeremiah Crowley of Chicago will be leoalled. This is expected to put an end to the case against the deposed priest. He has apologized. E. L. Jordan. William T. White. Hugh F. Harvey and l-ouis F. Schaile, officers of the National Liquor Dealers' association, presented to the president a memorial praying for the repeal of the war taxes on beer and whisky. Among a number of insane takeu to the hospital at Ukiah from the Mare Is land navyyard, was Warrant Officer Osborne Deiguaii, who was with Hob son on the Merrinvac in the Spanisii- American war. He is an lowa boy. John Heinrich, who pleaded guilty to the charge of picking the pockets of members of the late President McKin ley's party during their visit to Los Angeles. Cal., last May. has been sen tenced to serve three years in prison. Rear-Admiral Lowe asserts that the submarine torpedo boat Fulton could remain under water for days without Inconvenience and is the most sea worthy type of vessel. Washington naval experts say the test disclosed no new features. The federal court at Springfield, 111., refused to enjoin the assessment on the stocks and bonds of the Chicago street railway companies and dissolved the temporary restraining order. The state board fixed the assessment at $77,525,885. which means back taxes for 1900 Of $1,000,000. The state department has received a report from the consul general. John Good now. at Shanghai, stating that the guilds of silk, tea and cotton piece goods dealers have contributed of theti own initiative to a fund to erect a monument in Shanghai to the lute President McKinley. Football results: Wisconsin. 35; Chicago. 0. Michigan. 50; lowa. 0. Cornell. 24: Pennsylvania. 6. Minne sota. 16; Illinois. 0. Nebraska. 18; Haskell Indians. 10. Knox, 17; Ij\ke Forest. 0. Beloit. 11: Milwaukee Med ical college. 0. Ohio State, 11; Ken yon. 6. Columbia 40; Carlisle. 12. No tre Dame, 22: South Bend. 0. North western. 16: Purdue, 0. The secretary of war in his annual report recommends a sweeping reor ganization of the national guard plac ing It under the direction of the fed eral government, strongly urges reci procity with Cul*a. outline* a vast scheme of military instruction and fa vors the rebuilding of West Point. \sslstant Secretary Taylor t*aj dis missed Mark Murphy, deputy collector of customs at Portal. N. D. This was a reault of charges made against Mur phy by Mr. Neison. collector of cus terns at Pembina, N. D. The officials decline to make public the nature of the charges preferred against Murphy. The Colombian War. Colombia is reported to have severed diplomatic relations with Venezuela. Unitdd States marines have taken charge of transit across the isthmus of Panama and the bombardment of Colon has been postponed. Colombian regular troops and the liberal forces engaged in a battle at Barbaccas and both sides claim the victory. The liberals are in retreat, however. About the Islands. General Gomez in an address at Ha vana indorsed the presidential candi dacy #f Palma. Congressman Grosvenor of Ohio is opposed to tariff concessions with Cuba that would injure the beet sugar industry. Cubans appealed to President Roose velt to instruct American officials in Cuba not to take part in the presiden tial campaign. Paterson, the English secretary of Sixto Lopez, was caught in Manila. He refused to .take the oath of allegiance and will be deported. There are signs of an early contro versy between the president and con troversy between the president and congress over the question of commer cial relief for the Cubans. Liberal troops, which have gradually been hemmed in by the government forces around Colon, agreed to surren der to Gen. Alban after a conference between the opposing commanders on the United States warship Marietta. Insurgents attacked a commissary wagon between Magdalena and Gajay jaza, seriously wounding a sergeant and a private of the Bth infantry and capturing Privates Dunn and Frenning, two horses, three rifles and 300 rounds of ammunition. Foreign. Count Tolstoi is said to be out of danger. The French chamber voted for a Chinese indemnity loan of $53,000,000. A. J. Balfour, first lord of the Brit ish treasury, is seriously ill with influ enza. The proposed German tariff bill is strongly protective, especially for farmers. Reports of an estrangement between Queen Wilhelmina and her husband are denied. King George of Greece suspended the sitting of the chamber of deputies at Athens. British sugar men discovered in Ger many a sugar trust formed to dictate prices of sugar. The invasion of England by Ameri can. shoes raises a plaintive protest from British makers. Cape Colony has been permitted to resume partial control of its own troops in south Africa. Helen Wackerman, the model of Buf falo, N. Y.. who lost her mind in Lon don. is now violently insane. Dick Burge, pugilist, was arrested in London on a charge of complicity in the Bank of Liverpool frauds. France is pressing the Chinese au thorities for the concession of the Is land of Honan, opposite Canton. The proposed appointment of Mgr. Falconi as papal envoy to Washington is said to be meeting with opposition. French statesmen are seeking means to reduce mortality and increase the birth rate in France, as conditions are alarming. President Castro of Venezuela ar rested his minister of war, alleging a conspiracy to overthrow the present government. Balloon experiments in France de clared to have shown that disease can be cured by carrying patient to a high er atmosphere. Representatives of Chile and Argen tina have prepared a statement which is expected to end the dispute between those countries. Members of Comedie Francalse went on a strike against the alleged in fringement of the rights conferred by Napoleon at Moscow. Miss Klumpke. the young American astronomer, will succeed Dr. Isaac Roberts at the observatory at Starfield, Crowboruugh, Sussex. Germans do not indorse the asser tion of Von Holleben that Germany has no intention of getting a foothold in the western hemisphere. The doctors attending the pope say that the pontiff is slowly but surely growing weaker, and that the end is possible at any moment. British coronation officials will ad here to the fixed rule of refusing ad mission to all not entitled to places by rank and title. Places cannot be pur chased. \t a banquet in London Sir Thomas Upton announced that if no one else < hallengcd. he would seriously con sider another attempt to lift tne .Ymer ica’s cup. China has asked Japan to lend one general and fifty officers to drill the Chinese troops, and also to lend ex perts to reorganize the Chinese finan cial and police departments. The Chilean question is not yet set tled. It is understood that Argentina has rejected the Chilean proposals as to the method of settlement, and asked for a full and frank explanation. Battle Abbey, associated with the battle of Hastings, has been sold for 620,000. William Waldorf Astor. it IS said, was the purchaser. Mr. Astor denies this. Sir Augustus Fred rick Walpole Edward Webster was tbe pur chaser. M. Tsilka declares he has no idea where Miss Stone, the American mis sionary. and his wife, who were cap tured by brigands, are at present. Miss | Stone's captors are said to have threat ened to kill her unless they get sllO,- ' 000 by Jan. 1. Baron von Reisswitz has been sum marily dismissed from the army by an order of Emperor William. Von Reisswitz was colonel of the regiment of Ueutenant Blaskowitz, who was killed in a duel with a brother of the officer. Tip- action was taken because von Reisswitz did nothing to prevent the duel. Dr. Laborde has made an interesting communication to the French academy of medicine on his success in awaken ing vitality by a method of rhythmical traction which he discovered. ' Th° system lias been tried with gratifying results in several cases of attempted suicide by hanging, drowning and suffo cation, rhythmical traction in each case being applied to the tongue. The brigands are determined to wait until the disappearance of the snow permits them freedom of movement be fore resuming negotiations for the re lease of Miss Stone. The impression among the best informed people here is that Mr. Dickinson's departure for Constantinople increases the difficulty of gaining the confidence of the brig ands and expediting a settlement of the ransom question. At Chemnitz Baron von Hammer stein has died here under mysterious circumstances. A woman of bad char acter went to the police and said she had been pushed into a pit by a mili tary officer. She had a severe wound on her head, and was sent to a hospi tal. The police, upon visiting the pit, found Baron von Hammerstein in it. He was unconscious and his head was battered. A woman’s hat was found in the pit. WILL NOT KILL PRISONERS Sofia, Nov. 30. —According to a letter dated Dubnitza, Nov. 20, Miss Stone and Madame Tsilka are still alive. The letter in question further says that at a meetingofthecommittee held in Dubnitza it was definitely decided not to kill the prisoner upon any pretext whatever. Nevertheless the committee insisted upon the pay ment of the full amount of ransom. A naive suggestion is current in po litical circles here to the effect that the United States should force Tur key to pay the balance of the ransom and as soon as the prisoners are in safety, force Bulgaria to punish those persons guilty of their abduction. Bank Clearings Increase. New York, Nov. 30.—The statement compiled by Bradstreets shows the total bank clearings of the principal cities of the United States for the week to be $1,952,835,813, an increase of 9.2 per cent, compared with the corresponding week of last year. SHE MAY NOT GO ON STAND Washington, Nov. 30.—Upon the eve of adjournment yesterday of the crim inal court before which Mrs. Bonine is being tried for killing Ayres, Dis trict Attorney Gould announced that the government would rest its case after the Introduction of one or two more witnesses and be expected to conclude at the morning session to day. T. W. Keane will then make the preliminary statement In Mrs. Bonine's behalf and the witnesses for the defense will be Introduced. It is expected about 25 of these will be heard. Mrs. Bonine’s counsel say they have not yet decided whether she shall be put upon the stand. Deputy Coroner Glazebrook yester day concluded his testimony and De tective Horne told of a confession which Mrs. Bonine first made to him of her part in the tragedy. Her con fession to the chief of police also was read. • La Crosse Woman After* Divorce. La Crosse, Wis., Nov. 30, —Mrs. Elsie D. Scott yesterday began di vorce proceedings against her hus band. ex-Postmaster Robert A. Scott, on the grounds of incompatibility. She is a daughter of the late Abner Gile, the millionaire lumberman. Big Bank Clerk’s Shortage. St. Louis. Mo.. Nov. 30.—Theodore Duddleston. confidential clerk in the national Stock Yards bank of East St. Louis, yesterday confessed to C. G. Knox, president of the bank that ! his books showed a shortage of be tween SII,OOO and $12,000. The money : he said was lost in speculating, prin cipally In cattle. i - Buford Overdue. j Washington. Nov. 30.—The trans port Buford, enroute from the Philip pines with two battalions of the 23d infantry aboard to New Y’ork. is sev eral days overdue. No apprehension is felt at the war department, how ever. as the aevere northwedt gales i which have prevailed for some days past over the north Atlantic naturally would retard her progress Coal Company Exonerated. Denver, Nov. 30—State Commis sioner of Mines Lee yesterday received a report of the two inspectors sent to Telluride to investigate the recent ac cident to the Smuggler-Union mine by which 25 men lost their lives. The , report fully exonerates the i*c:crany. FRIGHTFUL NIGHT TRAIN HORROR i Terrible Disaster on Wa bash in Michigan Passengers Meet Head-on Under Full Speed f Believed Nearly One Hun dred Are Killed Detroit, Nov. 28. —One of the most disastrous wrecks in the history of the Wabash or any other Michigan railroad occurred at Seneca, Mich., a small way station 70 miles southwest of Detroit between 7 and 7:30 o’clock last night. Train No. 13, an emigrant train with two engines west bound, collided under full head with train No. 4, east bound, about one mile from Seneca. The result was that five or six coaches of the emigrant train were crushed and its load of human freight sent into eternity In a moment, while one coach of No. 4 which consisted of parlor, diner and baggage cars was also telescoped and four dead bodies taken from the ruins. It is not known how many people were on the emigrant train, but the death list will be anywhere from 60 to 150. The people on that train were caught like rats in a trap and crushed. Then the wreck caught fire and those not instantly killed were slowly roasted to death. The whole emigrant train was consumed and every person on that train, as report ed now, were killed. Farmers resid ing along the track rushed in on the blazing mass to rescue those they thought might be alive. Bodies were hauled out of the wreck and taken to nearby farm houses, which are filled with dead, and a large number of in jured were taken to the hospital at Peru, Indiana. Along the track long lines of burned bodies lay covered with blankets, presenting a gruesome sight. It may be possible the exact number of killed or who they are will never be known. At present it is impossible to get anything resembling a list of the injured or dead from Seneca. Death List Appalling. Detroit, Nov. 28. —It is estimated the loss of life in the Wabash wreck will be from 100 to 150. The track in the vicinity of the wreck is strewn with dead and dying. Many physicians from Detroit have gone to the scene. Advices from the wreck at midnight state the country for miles is lighted up by the burning cars and that the flames could not be quenched. The mangled bodies were picked up along the track by farmers before a special train sent from Adrian ar rived. In some instances they were mangled beyond recognition and so badly burned their identity will prob ably never be ascertained. The loss of life in No. 13, the emi grant train, is estimated at 100 and on No. 4, the continental limited, is said to be 25. The engine of the emigrant train exploded and that of the limited train turned over into the ditch. Two firemen and one en gineer on the emigrant train were killed and the engineer on the limited jumped and escaped. As soon as news of the disaster reached Division Superintendent Burns at Detroit, special trains were ordered from Adrian, Peru and Mont pelier to the scene. A special train from Detroit carrying 32 physicians and surgeons was given right of way. When it reached the scene work was at once commenced in succoring the wounded. A special from Adrian bearing all the doctors and physicians of that city had been at work an hour, but flames retarded the work of res cue. . The wounded had been placed on stretchers in coaches sent from Adrian. At 10:45 o'clock the first train loaded with wounded left the scene for Adrian. The dead were left to be carried in on a later train. A wrecking train from Montpelier arrive shortly after 9 but the heavy vestlbuled cars of the limited lay be tween it and the burning immigrant cars so that but little aid could bt rendered. It is believed 500 people were on the trains. Misread the Signal. Detroit, Nov. 28—Engineer Strong made the following statement: "I was running 66 miles an hour when I saw a light on the emigrant train. I shut down to 50 miles. We t&d seven coaches and a baggage car. I jumped. So did my fireman. The first car was strong and was not smashed. The second collapsed and not a soul es caped.” Willard Stearns, editor American press, returned from the wreck at 2:30 a. m. and telephoned the follow ing to the American Press associa tion: "The cause of the disaster was the misreading of his order by Engineer Strong of the Continental limited. The order read: ‘Pass at Seneca,’ but Strong understood it to read ‘Sand Creek. ‘The conductor of the train read the order rightly, but he did not know the engineer misunderstood it and supposed his train was going on the siding. Finding the train to be run ning rapidly the conductor put on the air brakes himself, but was too late.” Eighty At Least Killed. Detroit, Mich., Nov. 28. —The latest reports from Adriain are to the effect that there are 80 dead and 150 injured twenty-five seriously. Fifty of the 80 were killed outright. Guesses at Dead. ! Detroit, Nov. 30. —An interview last evening with Thomas E. Moran, depu ty customs collector of this port, prac tically verifies the estimate that at least 80 lives were lost in Wednesday night’s holocaust near Seneca. The two immigrant cars in which the greatest loss of life occurred and in which so many victims were -roasted to death were part of train No. 13 which crossed the Detroit river from Canada on the ferry boat Great West ern Wednesday afternoon and Moran inspected the baggage and its passen gers. He says at the very least cal culation there were 100 Italians in the two cars. In addition there were ten more in the smoking car which was ahead of the immigrant cars. Official advices of the Wabash railroad say of the Italians in the wreck 24 escaped unhurt and 10 were injured and taken to the company’s hospital at Peru Ind. Subtracting these from the 110 immigrants that Moran says were on the train, leaves the death loss of Italians alone at 76. These bodies were burned to ashes in the fire which followed the wreck. In addition eight other bodies were recovered and iden tified which makes a total of 84 dead. Survivors Tell of Wreck. Des Moines. Nov. 30.—Five Aus trians, survivors of the wreck on the Wabash at Seneca, Mich., arrived here yesterday to work in the coal mines of Marquisville. They occupied the third coach in the wrecked immigrant train and graphically describe the aw ful scene in the car. A babe, with 'ts lower limbs torn off, lay near them crying for its mother, while they were pinned under the wreckage They give their names as Vena Kazelichty George Kazelichty, Verny Svob, Josef Shonoyder and Philip Mihagevich. Says Report Is Too High. Detroit, Mich.. Nov. 30. —When seen last night by a reporter Supt. Burns of the Wabash railroad -says the death loss in the wreck was being estimated very much too high. He expects a complete list of the immigrants on train No. 13 tomorrow when an official statement will be issued. He says: “As near as I can estimate now there are 22 dead. We have identified 8 bodies and believe fragments found j represent fourteen other bodies.’’ Burns declares Collector Moran's esti mate is too high. Says There Were 181 on Board. | Adrian. Mich., Nov. 30.—Just before | the coroner's inquest on the Wabash I 'vreck adjourned late last night Con ductor Trowl of No. 13 train testified : there were 190 passengers on board. At Holloway he received orders to meet No. 4at Seneca. He gave a copy of the order to each of his en gineers. He said: “We had 181 pas | sengers out of Detroit I get my fig ures from the collector on the train.” Dove Off Boat. Peoria. Nov. 30.—Frank Ebaugh. one of the most widely known Illinois river pilots in the state, committed suicide by jump ing from his father's boat last night. ;He was 37 years of age and pilot for the steamer City of Peoria. He is thought to have been temporarily in sane.