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B THE CITIZEN
H W. D. LOVELESS, Publliher,
H AMERICAN FORK UTAH
UTAH STATE NEWS
B Tho city council of Provo hns do-
B elded to erect an electric lighting sys-
tern at a cost or $15,000.
H R. A. Ijowu of AiiKtln, Just north of
H Moroc, will get over $1,150 from flf-
H teen ncrcs of beetti thin season,
B During tho past week morn tlinn
H $1,000,000 In taxes wns collected by
BBS the treasurer of Salt I. like county.
BBBJ A miniature hurrlcimu which struck
BBBJ OKdeii on tho 151 h did considerable
BBBJ damago to roofs mid outbuildings.
BBV Mrs. J. Larson was struck by it sign
BBVJ which fell from n building during (ho
BBV recent windstorm In Suit Lake, und
BBV seriously Injured.
BBV J. II. Dollliis, a carpenter, fell from
BBV scaffold at tho sampling mill In
BBV courso of construction at Garfield, and
BBV was Instantly killed.
H Mrs. Ellen .Mlllgato of Ogilen hcv
BBB cred a part of her Index linger of thu
BBB left hand with a small hand ax whllu
BBB chopping kindling wood.
M Ralph Collctt, of Bait I,uko City, was
BBB run dawn and trampled on by n horsu
BBB whllo ho wag walking on tho street,
BBB sustaining serious Injuries.
BBB Work will bo started on tho pro-
BBB posed new electric lutcrurhan lino be
BBB tween Salt Itke, Soltulr, Illngharn
BBB Junction and Qarllcld this week,
BBB About fifty students registered last
BBB week for tho farmers' winter courso
BBB and for tho midwinter semester In
BBB tho Urlgham Young university at
BBB Hcbcr J. Sheffield, who has been a
BBB member of tho city council of Kays-
BBB Vlllo for two terms, lias been appointed
BBB by that body as muor of thu city to
BBB succeed 11. V. Homes, resigned.
BBB Kxtenslvo preparations are being
BBB made by thu executive committee of
BBB tho Statu Poultry association, for a
big poultry show to bo given In Salt
Bl Lake City, January 21 to 2C, 1907.
BBl Attorney C. C. Hlchnrds of Ogdcn
B has filed' h civil action for libel
BBl against William Olosmunn, editor of
BBl thu Standard and Ogdcn's postmaster,
BJ In which $10,000 damages nru asked.
BBJ Charles Oornian, u flruman, was as-
BBJ saulted by Georgu Plllsbury, a Bwltch-
BJ man. In thu yards at Ogden, and so
BB badly beaten that ho may dlu. It Is
BBf" -"" not known' what started tho trouble.
H Tho Utah County Poultry and Pet
BJ Stock association will hold u fair In
BJ Provo, December 22. It Is expected
H that tho'rxhlblt will bo much better
BBJ than that of last year, which was very
BBJ Thu home of Sidney Lewis of Vernal
BBJ was destrocd by II ro last week, tho
BJ flro being started by kindling wood
BJ left on thu stove to dry. This Is tho
BJ third tlmo Mr. Lewis has lost his homo
BJ by flro In two years.
BJ Within thu past week every slot
BBJ machine In Ogden has been put
BBJ out of commission as n result of an
BBJ order Issued by thu police department,
H and tho Indications nru thut thuy will
BJ be permanently closed.
BBJ Valllson Tanner, who had his neck
H broken at his homo In Malad Valley,
BBJ Idaho, and who lay In nn Ogdeu hos-
BJ pltal for six weeks, after which ho
BJ left, apparently cured, died soon after
BJ reaching his homo last week.
BJ Qoorgo Salmon was stabbed In a sa
H loon brawl In Salt I.oko City by James
BBjl Gillespie. Iloth men wero Intoxicated
BJ nnd tho stabbing resulted from an nr
BJ gument over some trivial matter. Sal-
BJ moil Is not dangerously Injured.
BJ After twenty rounds of llghtlug,
BJ during which time neither man
BJ shunned his work, "Fighting Dick"
BBJ Hyland was given thu decision over
H "Cyclone" Thompson, In tho Grand
BJ opera house, at Ogdeu, on tho ltith.
BJ Frank L. Kpps, an eaHtein man now
BJ reBldlug In Salt Lako City, who, It Id
BBJ understood, represents outside capital-
BJ IbIb, Is promoting a scheme for tho do-
BBJ volopment and uso of thu natural gns
BJ deposits that fur years have been
BJ known to exist In Davis county.
BJ Erustus H. Footo, an expert mo-
BJ chanlc and who built tho Ilrst Hour
BJ mill In Tooulo Count), was found dead
BJ In tho road on tho 12th, death evl-
BJ dently being duu to natural causes.
BBJ Mr, Footo was 80 years of ngo and
BJ bad lived In Utah about forty yours.
H Joseph Clark of Chalk Creek lost
BJ hlB house nnd nearly all his 'furnlturo
BJ by nru last week. No lusuranco. Mr.
BJ Clark has been a roal miner all his
BJ Hfo, und by thu strictest economy had
BJ becomo tho proud owner of a beautl-
BBJ (ul home. It Is not known how tho lire
Bj The farmers of tho river bottom
BBJ country between Provo and Olmstoad
BJ Bro greatly Interested In having tho
BJ proposed boulevard from Proo to
BJ Olraatead and tho canyon resorts comu
BJ through their section, and havo of-
BBJ 'cred to secure a right of way for tho
BBJ Last week tho various sugar facto-
BJ rlen distributed among tho beet grow.
BJ -rs of Utah and Idaho about $1,350,.
BJ 00, In payment of tho beet crop
BJ which was hsrvetod and delivered
BJ during the month of October, which Is
BJ VkuI three-fourths of the beet crop of
WOMAN BUR1EDT0 DEATH
BY EXPLOSION Of LAMP
Mrs. Erastus Utley, of Welser, Idaho,
Suffers a Horrible Death as the
Result of an Unusual
Welser, Idaho Tho most horrifying
accident, and ono thot has cast u
gloom over the entire community, oc
curred In this city Tuesday night at
thu home of Ernst us Utley. a promi
nent citizen of Welser At a lato
hour Mrs Utley, who was at home
with her children, Mr. Utley being ab
sent, prepared to retire. She had
taken off her clothing and put on her
night tube, and went to tho lamp,
which was In n bracket on the wall,
Intending to tnko It down and ex
tinguish It. She lifted It from tho
bracket, and while It was yet In her
hands, held nboo hur heuil. It ex
ploded, cocrlng her from head to foot
with thu burning oil
In an Instant she was in llames
Shn screamed, and her daughter and
eldest son, who weru nsleup in ad
Joining rooms, rushed to her assist
ance. They puled tho rcmnuntH of
tho clothes from her and wrapped her
In a blanket to smother the llames.
Ileforo they succeeded tho unfortunate
victim was horribly burned from head
to foot. She swallowed somo of the
flaming oil, tho Mesh burned from her
body, and peeled off her facu until
she was unrecognizable. After linger
ing In terrlblu agony until I o'clock,
death relieved her suffering.
Mrs. Utlcy's daughter received ser
ious burns on her hnuds fiiitn her en
deavors to extinguish tho llames. Tho
Interior of tho house was In llames.
and but for tho prompt arrival of
neighbors, It would havo been con
sumed with all Its contents.
WAR UPON KANOAS JOINT8.
Attorney General Will Endeavor to
Enforce Prohibition Law.
Topeka, Kun. Suits to oust from
office A. n Klrkwooil, mayor of Pitts
burg, Kan., for fulling to enforco tho
statu prohibition Inw, and ngalnst tho
cities of Pittsburg and Junction City
to prohibit thorn ns municipalities and
their offlcors from collecting licenses
from Joints, or Illicit snloons. havo
been filed hero In tho Kansas supremo
court by Attorney Krnornl C. C Cole
man. Theso suits nro similar to that
filed against Mayor Hose, of Kansas
City. Kan., which finally resulted In
his being ousted from office.
Tho most ""Brant violations of nil
prohibition law nro In tho cities of
Wichita. Lcavonworth, Fort Scott and
Topeku, but most town In tho stnto
nro Involved. In Topeku, however,
contrary to tho custom In most cities
and towns, tho city does not derive any
rovenuu from thu Joints.
ACR038 ISLAND IN AUTO.
President Roosevelt Accorded an Ova
tlon by People of Porto Rico.
8on Juan. P. It. President Hoose
volt on Wednesday Journoyed In an
automobile over tho famous railroad
from Ponco to San Juan, and wns ac
corded an ovutlou by tho people )f
Porto Itlco. Tho elghty-mllo trip was
nirnlo In six hours and thirty minutes,
counting tho tlmo taken tip by stops
modo along tho routo, whero the
pivsldcnt In all his speeches dwelt
of. '"rto '. nnd assured II em
that ho would uso uvery effort to
sen.ro citizenship for Ihem-lhnt his
efforts would bo unceasing to hit
ernmeS'"5 U' ,in"' f ,r,IW "e,r
MATE DLAMED.FOR HORROR.
Officer In Char0e of the Dlx Tried to
Cross In Front of Jeanle.
Seattle, Wash.-Thnt Mato Dennl
Htm. of tho wrecked steamship )x,
was wholly to i,m for (ho U)M u(
the vessel Sunday night, which raused
tho denth of moro than fifty men and
women. Is evident from tho testimony
taken befoiw tho United Suites marine
Inspectors. Captain Lonuond. mastor
of the Dlx, who wttH among Uio
?i".V"!i l,?"."u'. "nn'T Jenulo. testl
0ll'!lt 'J0 ""' warned Deunlson
inner to attempt to cross in front of
another vessel, hut t ,,,, tliu steam
its stent. lu splto of the wnmlng.
ho says, tho mato attempted to cross
in front of thu Jeanlu and wns run
Enolneer Takes Olame for Disaster.
Vnlimmlso. Ind. Frank Dotiuiui
engineer of thu tlrst section which pre
ceded tho section of thu Ilultlmoro &
Ohio passenger train which was
wrecked at WodvJIIu recently,
causing threo deuths, broke down
before tho Indiana railroad commls
slon and took all blame to himself
for tho wreck. Ho said ho got no
answer to his whlstlu from thu freight
train but took It for granted It would
bo all right, and wout ahead.
Western Railroad Fined.
Denver. Tho Missouri Puclflc rail
road was fined In tho United States
District court hero for violating tho
safety appliance law Tho alleged
offensu happened nt Pueblo, whero ono
of thu company's trulnmen was com
pelled to go tietween thu freight curs
to pull a coupling pin that hud bo
como bent and failed to work whou
tho handle of tho Hafoty appllanco
was operated. Tho suit was proso
cuted at thu Instanco of tho Interstate
IN SUNNY SOUTH
Mississippi, Tennessee and Ar
kansas Swept by Small
Five Lives Known to Have Been Loitk
While Property Damage Is Heavy
People Are Killed by Falling
Buildings or Burned .
Memphis, Tenn. Telegraphic, and
telephonic communication from points
in Mississippi, Arkansas and Tonnes
bco for ti distance of several hundred
miles report that territory to havo suf
fered, on Sunday, from ono of the
most destructive rain and Vwlnd
storms In years.
Flvo lives are known to havo been
lost and grent damago dono to prop
erty nnd crops.
At Winona, Miss., tho Catholic
church, Christian and tho Mcthfdlst
churches and tho Ilesty brick yurd
wero demolished nnd numerous build
ings unroofed and otherwise badly
dnmaged. Among tho largest build
ings damaged at tills place aro thu
postolllce, opera house, tho oil jnljl,
tho cotton compressor warehouse 'of
tho Jackson Mcrcnntllo company, and
thu resldenco of 10. J. Dunkston. Ho
sldcH these about twenty-five, sni.iUU
buildings wero nlinost complut'iy de
stroyed. Tho roof of tho compress
was torn off by tho w'lnd, which at
times reached almost tornado-llku ve
locity, falling on tho homo of K. J,
Dunkston, 205 yurds a way. Tho wind
storm was preceded and followed by
heavy rains, causing serious washouts
along tho routo of tho Illinois Central
railroad and badly damaging crops.
At Mathlson, Miss., serious damage
is reported to havo occurred, nnd a
woman was killed by a falling build
inrc. At Tcchula n fulling treo, striking a
small frame building, caused it to lie
set afire, nnd n woman and child weru
burned to death.
At Ilonconnah creek, a few miles
from this city, n railroad trestlo f)ll
nt night under thu weight of , a
switch engine, tho engine, pluniiur
Into th-87Wiknttrniirr rfenVfcKMfWH
it Kngluecr C. V. Peterson nnd Fire
man A, It. Illtchlu. who wero drowned,
West Point, Columbus nnd Mahln,
Miss., nro roportod to lmvo suffored
serious damage, but as theso sduts
nru completely cut off from communi
cation, it Is Impossible) at this tlmo to
ascertain tho extent.
TWO PERISH IN FLAMES.
Hotel at Qoldfleld, Nevada, Destroyed
by Fire Two duetts Meet Death.
Goldfleld, Nevada. At nn early hour
Saturday morning tho Hotel doldueld
wns dostroyed by fire, nnd two guests, ,
A. 11. Hobor of Ii Angeles nnd Judge
J. M. Kills of Denver, mot denth In thu
flames, whllu a number of thu guests
escaped In their night clothos.
Many wero Injured by Jumping from
tho second and third stories, as tho
bib' wooden building was cuvelopso
quickly that tlicro was no other menus
of escape. C. A. Cramm of Ixm An
geles had a log broken; C. A. Young,
Uis Angeles, leg broken and severely
cut about head and body; F. I). Woods,
I.os Angeles, hip and leg broken.
Many nthen sustained moro or less
Fcrlnus Injuries. Nothing was saved
In the entire building. (luests es
caped In their night clothes. Very.fow
took tlmo to dress.
President Talks With Canal Laborers.
Colon. President Itoosuvelt reached
Cristobal at 3:15 Saturday arternoou,
and personally Inspected the hnusus of
canal employes, tho camps of thu la
borers, the docks and other points of
Interest. Mcl of tho presidents tlmo
at Cristobal was denoted to in Inspec-
tlon of tho uiuuler of tho laborers,
lie talked with some of theiu and
mado note of their complaints, which
wero clilolly on the, scarcity of West
Indian food. Tim pre blent promised
that Improvements, such us the erec
tion of baths nnd kitchens nnd tho
paving of streets, would be uiude
Wants Funds for Public Works.
Pekln. In connection with thu open
ing of Mukden, Aiitung nnd Tutting
Kao, Yuan Shi Kill, governor of Chi LI
and commander-in-chief of thu forces,
has memnrlnlUod thu throne, usklug
for fuuds for tho construction of
needed public works, which ho de
clares China ought to euro out In or
der to mnliitiiln her sovereignty. Tho
board of rovenun lias recommended
that thu necessary money bo rnUed in
the provlnco affected and paid back
from tho rovenuo collected therein.
Eight Men Entombed In Deep Well In
Terro Huutu, Ind. Kffecthe work
on tho part of the rescuing party
saved tho lives of at least seven or
eight workmen entombed In n cave-In
in a deep well at tho plant of tho In
dlana Distilling company on tho Wa
bash river front on Saturday When
tho civo-ln occurred tho men wero at
work In tho ttottnnt of tho well. Thoy
wero covered by tho drop of earth.
Ono of the men will probably die.
Soven othors, are crushed and badly
MYSTERY Of "SCOTTY'S"
MINE MAY BE SOLVED
Reported That the High Grade
"Death Valley" Ores of the Eccen
tric One Comes from Qoldfleld.
Las Vegas, Nov. According to re
ports received here tho mystery that
das long slnco enveloped "Scotty's"
nilno In Death Valley has been
solved. It is supposed that his abil
ity to show pieces of rock with pure
gold protruding lias been duo to the
fact that ho has been buying stolen
hlgh-grudo ore Ip Ooldfleld nnd hid
ing It (n his Death Vnlloy retreat.
If reports be true, howover,
"Scotty's" career will bo brought to
an nbrupt end. Travelers arriving
hero from Resting Springs, In tho
Willow Creek district, say that threo
deputies from tho sheriff's office of
Inyo county, Cal., who wero met at
tho Springs Sunday morning, an
nounced thot they wero In pursuit of
tho cowboy Croesus, and declared him
a "hlgh-grnder." Tho officers, It is re
porter, said that "Scotty" is supposed
to havo been getting his Immensely
vnluuble.rock from Ooldfleld mines.
RE8ULT OF JEALOUSY AND FEAR
Abuse Being Showered Upon Count
Wltte by All Parties.
SL Petersburg. Slnco hl return to
Itussla Count Wlttu lias been show
ered with iibuso nnd attacks on
all sides. A campaign to disci edit
him and pi event his ever returning
to power Is openly In progress. Thu
socialist preHs lias- given him the Ho
direct on the subject of his declara
tion that he had no communication
with tho working men's council dur
ing his premiership, nnd high oftl
cluls of tho government are furnish
ing material for attacks upon him.
The reactionary papers arc filled
witii articles abusing the count,
among thu mildest terms employed
being "stupendous liar," "traitor to
the fatherland" nnd "political ami
flnnnclal card sharper."
Tho volco of M. Kovalensky In the
Strunu, Is the only one raised In the
former premier's support. He says
Wltto Is undoubtedly tho most clever
man In the government camp, ami
that abuse Is dictated by fear that
his star may again be In thu ascendant.
ROCKY ROAD FOR REBATER8.
American Sugar Refining Company
O.MPd. qu.JJ.Vy ej Ac,cepjtlng Rebates,.
Now York. Tho American Sugar
Helloing company wns found guilty by
a Jury In tho United States circuit
court on Tuosdny of accepting jPf
bates amounting to $20,000, from tho
Now York Central railroad. 'Iho
Now York Central was recently found
guilty of giving rebates to tho Amer
ican Sugar Hollaing company and
Joseph II. Chontc, formerly ambas
sador to Ureal Itrltaln, In his argu
ment for tho defense in Tuesday's
trial, declared that there was no pre
cedent In American law for such an
enormous penalty as tho statute
against rebating provided. It was
necessary, ha added, to go back sov
oral centuries In Kngllsh law to find
nn Instance In which a penalty
amounting to moro than $100,000 hud
been Imposed. Tho defense offered
QREAT TIMES IN RHYOLITE.
Nevadans Will Celebrate Completion
of Railroad on December IS.
Hhyolitu, Nevada. This town will
celebrate the advent of tho railroad
In proper stylo, lly December 1. or
within a day or two later, the San
Pedro, Los Angeles & Suit Ijiko road
will have reached this nourishing
camp, Thu Inhabitants proposo to let
the world know that It hns been put
Into communication with n live cen
ter. At tlrst It wns decided to post
pone thu celebration until spring, hut
this lias been reconsidered, and local
authorities of tho Salt Lako Hoitte
havo been advised that tho Hhyollters
Intruded to eelebrato on Dee 15.
Thu decision of thu people has been
accepted by the railroad people, and
tho celebration will be n fact. Spe
cial trains will bo run from Salt Lake
nnd Ios Angeles for tho occasion
USED MAILS F.OR SWINDLING.
Fraudulent Underwriting Concerns
Raided by Chicago Officers.
Chicago. Ills Several underwriting
companies, which ale alleged to be
thu largest fraudulent concerns of tho
kind ever operated In Chicago, were
rulded here on Tuesday by United
Stntes marshals, assisted by postal
Inspectors, and seven men. licensed of
promoting tho fraudulent enterprises,
wero arrested. According to tho fed
eral authorities, tho men accused of
operating thu swindles hod many vic
tims und obtained nearly $1,000,000
by the scheme.
After San Francisco Grafter.
San Francisco. Tho grand Jury re
turnod two indictments Tuesday uft
einoon, ono accusing Poter Duffy of
perjury, nnd tho other charging Su
pervisor Fred Nicholas with agreeing
to tuke a brlbo. Duffy Is a hnnger-on
about thu courts and was formerly
elevator man In thu hall of Justice.
Thu; charge against Nicholas grows
out of tho purchase of furniture for
tho city. In tho Indictment Super
visor Mnnlock is reported as having
been tho intermediary between thu
furniture firm ami Nicholas-,
TI SCORE CO
DOWN JO DEATH
Steamer Dix Sunk in a Col
lision With the Jeanie in
Of the Seventy-nine Passengers on
Board the til-Fated Vessel, Only
Thirty-seven Were Rescued
Rigid Investigation -Hat
Senttle, Wash. Tho steamer Dlx,
on tho run between Scattlo nnd Port
Dlokoly, was struck and sunk by tho
Alaska Coast company steamer
Jeanlo on Sunday night oft Dtiwam
lsh Head, In Sentllo harbor. Forty
two persons were drowned, thirty
seven of tho soventy-nlno passengers
of tho Dlx being picked up by tho
Jeanlc's lifeboats nnd brought Into
Scattlo about 11 p. m., when a report
of tho catastrophe was mado.
Marino Inspectors Whitney and
Turner have decided to hold a rigor
ous Investigation Into tho loss of tho
Dlx. Their Inquiry will begin ns
soon as witnesses can bo summoned.
Tho Dlx lies In nearly 100 fathoms
of wnter, and It Is doubtful whether
she will ever bo raised. Tho owners
of tho boat havo turned her over to
tho underwriters, who expect to
mako somo effort to recover tho
utcamer. Whether they will drag
for tho boat or try blasting is unset
tled, but llttlo hopo of success Is
Flags of uvery nationality are
hanging at half-mast In Port Illokoly,
nnd tho entlro population of 2,000
has temporarily abandoned business
pursuits to emphasize Its grief over
tho loss of tho Dlx. it Is likely Fort
Ward will obscrvo with military ox
actitudo tho loss of Its men.
QUARREL AMONG FARMERS.
One Man Killed and Another Badly
Wounded In Idaho.
Boise, Ida. August Stcngcr lies
dead nt Highland valley, in this coun
ty, nnd his brother-in-law, Ixuls
Yournlg, Is In n hospital, seriously
wounded, ns a result of a quarrel
among farmers over a wood road.
Thuy woru both shot by'u-niun nankd
Simmons. Tho road had bocn closed
by Simmons nnd others. 8tonger nnd
Yournlg opened It nnd on Saturday
thoy wero driving along it to get a
load of wood. Thoy met Simmons nnd
two boys. Simmons opened tiro ou
them. with n rllle.
Stenger defended himself with n
pistol, but full with n ball through his
body. Yournlg sought to got nway,
but two bulls brought him down. Sim
mons bus disappeared.
CRAPSEY OUT OF CHURCH.
Noted Divine Is Suspended for Heret
Duffalo, N. Y. Tho Hev. Dr. Al
gernon S. Crupsoy of St. Anthony's
Episcopal church, Hochestor, was
condemned to suspension from tho
church as n result of tho decision of
tho occloslnstlcnl court of rovlow
which wns made public on .Monday.
Tho court of rovlow sustained tho
decision of tho lower court, which
was that Dr. Crapsey should bo sus
pended for lioretlcnl teachings.
Dr Crapsey In his sermons nnd
writings questioned tho virgin birth
of Jesus Ho also contended that
theru wero fallacies In othor bollefs
ami doctrines forming tho foundation
of tho Protestunt Kplscopal church.
Secretary Root at Kansas City.
Kansas City, A world-wldo peace.
mibBtontla) and enduring, mado pos
sible by closer commercial and
friendly relations between nations,
was tho koynoto of a notnblo speech
delivered hero Monday night by Kllliu
Hoot, secretary of statu Following
Mr. Hoot tho dlplomotlo representa
tives of Latln-Ainorlcon ropubllcs
mado speeches nlong tho samo lines,
offorlng trade extension between tho
countries of North and South Amer
lea as a menus of bringing theso
countries Into closer and lasting relationship
Depositors Got Scared,
Chlllicotho, O. A careless remark
modo by somo citizen unknown to
tho jkiIIco started n run on tho Sav
ings bonk of this city on Monday
It began at noon nud continued all
nfternoon until lato In the! ovenlng.
Women, children nnd men quit their
employment nnd ran to tho bank,
breathless, llonk ottlclols stoto that
Utoro Is absolutely no cuusu for tho
run, as the Savings Hank company
Is ono of tho strongest stnto hanks
In Ohio. All demands wero paid.
Several Vends Wrecked.
Quebec Reports of disasters
cauMHl to shipping by recent gales
In tho gulf contlnuo to arrive, Tho
Norwegian iron ship Dybvag, which
wns loading lumber at Kscoumalns,
on tho north shore, for Huenos Ay
res, capsled during Friday night
and Is a total loss. The crew are
safu. Tho schooner Mario Ixulse,
Captain Coudeau, which left horo for
Hlvleru Hlanehe, whi, wrecked on
Trols Pistole reef. Her crew were
saved, The lug Spray is a total
wreck on Madure Island
CRAZY SWISS GOVERNESS
THREW CHILD OVERBOARD'
Grasped Babe From a Crowd of Lit
tle Ones at Play on Deck of a
Steamer and Threw It Into
New York. On tho arrival at Now
York of tho Btcnmer Now Amster
dam of the Holland-American lino,
from Amsterdam and Doulogno, It
was roportod to tho police that while,
tho vessel was In mid-ocean on
Thursday, Rosa Nacgle, a Swiss),
govorness, In a lit of tomporary In
sanity, grasped n baby from n crowd
of children nt piny on tho deck and
threw it ovcrbonixl. Only tho prompt
Interference of tho ofllccrs of tho
vessel prevented other passengers,
led by tho mothor of tho child, from
Inflicting serious Injury upon tho
crazed governess. Tho steamer was
stopped and n search was mado for v "''-"
tho Infant's body, but it was not re
covered. Miss Nnegle, after throwing tho
child Into tho sea, ran about tho deck:
uttering Inarticulate cries. Sho was
locked up In the ship's hospital. Tho
mother of tho child, Mrs. Gavowski,
who with her threo children, was on
her way from Russia to Join her hus
band In Fargo, N. D., was prostrntotl
over tho loss of hor baby.
Miss Naeglo Is a native of Dorno,
Switzerland, and hns served ns gov- '
erncss with several Now York fami
lies, Sho boarded the vessel at Am-btcrdam.
STOVE BLEW UP IN DINER.
Wild Panic on Southern Pacific
Train In Nevada.
Reno, New A serious panJc oc
curred on tho Pacific Express, ono
of tho fast Southern Pacific trains,
whllo It was passing through Novnda
200 miles east of Heno, on Monday,
caused by n stovo blowing up in tho
dining car. Tho steam pipes hnd
frozen, and when tho porter built a
flro in tho stovo nnd Jhrow in a
quantity of flno coal tho stovo blow
up, filling tho car with gas. Tho
passengers upset tho toblo In their
efforts to get out of tho car, nnd sev
eral women fell to tho floor nnd woro
trampled upon. Othors fainted from
the accumulated gas In tho tightly
Flnully several men broke tho car
windows wth dlshos to -rcllovo tho J
situation, tho doors bdng blocked j
with passengers from 'othor cars 1
who wero trying to get into tho- , j
diner. Ono woman, Mrs. D. E. '
Pnrkor, or 920 Cnllfornla avonuo, St.
louls, Jumped from n car window
nnd received uerlous injuries. She
wns brought t6 Heno nnd plnced In a
Ten or fifteen persons woro over
como and required medical nttond-nnco.
GREAT NORTHERN AND .
Two Great Roads Will be Merged
Omaha, Neb. Tho Ileo snys: With
in ono week tho equity which tho
Northern Pacific now holds In tho
Hurllngton will pass into tho hands
of tho Orent Northern nnd within
fifteen days tho Hurllngton and tho
Oreat Northern will bo merged Into
ono vnst systom, with James J. mil
ThlH stntoment wns mado to n re
porter for tho Ileo by n man close
to tl.i olllclul family of tho Hill roads,
who has Just retuniod from Chicago,
whero tho Intrlcnto operations of this
glgnntlc transaction nro now being
perfected. Ho makes tho stntomont
Much Suffering In tho South.
Memphis, Tenn. As moro dotullod
reports aro received from thoso por
tions of Alabama, north and central
Mississippi nud western Tcnnesseo
swept by tho wind and rain storms,
tho situation Increases In sorious
ness. Following the windstorm of
Saturday night, rain hns fallen nl
most continuously throughout this
territory nnd practically tho ontlro
district Is under water to n dopth of
sovoral foot, and civeks und small
streams nro leaving their banks.
Woman Shoots Her Employer.
Now York. Oustnv Simon, senior
member of tho Queen Wnlst com
pany, with heudquartors at COI-OOS
llroadway, was shot at his olllco on
Morylay. recolvlng it wound from tho
effects of whlcl'i ho died. A woman,
a former employe of tho company, is
undor arrest, charged with tho shoot
ing. Sho had called upon Simon to
collect some money said to bo duo
her from tho flnn. Simon was tin.
conscious for somo tlmo before ho
died, nnd thero is doubt as to what
Immediately preceded tho shooting.
Will Defend Steve Adams.
ISolso, Idaho. K, p. nichardson
nnd C. S, Darrow attorney for tho
men accused of tho murder of former
Governor Steiuienberg, will defend
Stevo Adams, whoso trial Is expect
Veil to begin at Wnlloco In a short
tlmo. Adams Is thu man who mads
a confession In tho Steunonbergcoso
and later repudiated it. Ho is ,
charged with murdering n man I
nam"' Tjler on tho St. Joseph river !
In 1901. When he mode an effort I
to get nway from tho state ns a ;
witness In tho Moyer-Haywood caso I
be wns arrested for the murder. 1