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FORTIETH YEAR NO 43PRICE FIVE CENTS OGDEN CITY UTAH FRIDAY EVENING FEBRUARY J8 J9JO Entered as Second Class Matter at the Postoffice Ogden Uath
MRO 1I scr t Of AACVA
y Ir WtnC A MOB S fiRED UPON
Son of a Former Mayor of Illinois City Is
Wounded and Bleeds to Death While Jheriff
Refuses to Allow the Dying Man
to lie Cared For
I
i
1 Cairo Ill Feb IS Thirty militia
men this morning patrolled In front
of the Alexander county court house
where shortly before 1 a 111 Alexan
der Haillday leader of a mob attack
on tho jail was shot to death by dej
liLy sheriffs and four others wore
wounded
Halllday son of a former mayor of
Cairo lay for three hours dying beside I
the court houso slops with the torn
peiature a few degrees above zero
During tbnt tlmo Sheriff Nellls acting
en orders received by telephone from
Governor Deneen refused to permit
wounded man
any one to remove tho
or to allow a physician to enter tho
enclosure
The sheriff enyo ho believed tho
man was dead Militiamen who re
moved his body at 4 a m say It was
warm Indicating that death bad como
but a short time before
The dead
ALEXANDER HALLTDAY 35 years
old dairyman son of former Mayor
Thos W Halllday of Cairo wounded
In the head and body
The wounded
Sum Teshlnger former policeman
wounded In head and shoulders at
St Marys Infirmary
John Malonoy brotherinlaw of
Mrs Rows Maloney whoso purse was
snatched by one of tho negro prison
ers sought by the mob slight wound
on cheek
Horton Crehan wounded on ankle
George B Walker the Associated
Press correspondent wounded In the
leg Crehan vms shot when ho slopped
for a moment to learn what the trouble
was about
Deputies Are Negroes
Eight of the twelve deputy sheriffs
whose shots killed Halllday and
wounded the others were negroes
This fact was not dellnltely known to
the crowd which stormed tho court
house but It was suspected and the
suspicion helped to arouse the racial
feeling
The deadly volley which tho sher
iffs men fired from the windows of
thc court house was fired In answer
to scattering shots from the crowd
and after the deputies In obedience
lo the sheriffs order hud fired one
volley In the air
Ono of the bullets fired from the
crowd grazed the sheriffs right hand
causing a blood blister
The mob fell hac2 to two saloons
adjoining tho court house and Jail
and remained there until the saloons
were closed shortly after 3 a m on
an order from Mayor Parsons caused
by a message from the governor at
Springfield
When the men were turned out of
the saloons It was too cold to remain
outside and another attack on the
court house was not ventured The
militia company ordered out by the
governor nt midnight did not succeed
In assembling until 4 a m and at
that hour the militiamen relieved Wet
lIt deputies
The mob attack on the Jail was the
outgrowth of public Indignation over
petty crimes by negroes particularly
pursednatchlngs and annoyances to
women
History of the Crime
Mrs Rose Maloneys purse was
snatched Wednesday evening She
drew a revolver and fired nt the ne
gro but ho ran away with her purse
In hor purse wag a silver dollar to
which a postage stamp had become
attached Mrs Maloney told tho po
i lice of thla fact and when a negro
offered such a coin la a store yester
day he wns arrested
r The negro John Pratt confessed
he had taken Mrs Malonoys purse
and several days ago that of Mrs
i Accord He said Lincoln Wilson was
his accomplice and Wilson a negro I
r was also arrested
r Sheriff Nellis heard talk of lynch
Ing In tho afternoon and evening and
l at 10 p m called up Governor Deneen
at Springfield
At about midnight an order was
sent to Cairo for Captain Grpanoy or
I the local militia company to proceed
r lo the sheriffs aid Thorc was delay
In finding Grcancy and In arousing
the militiamen The sheriff culled on
Mayor Parsons to aid the police The
Mayor said he would ordor some of
the night force to assist Nollls but
none of the eight night policemen
appeared at tho conrt house
From 10 p m until midnight the
rrow j gathered In tho saloons and
talk of lynching fomented Into an at
tack
Mob Did Not See Guards
The Jail waa ilarx and the mob
could not see tbo sheriff and twelve
deputing standing guard with shot
guns at the windows of the two offices
on cither side of the main entrance
As tho crowd rushed toward the
steps Sheriff Nellls called loudly
Stand back or my men will fire
on YOU I
Th first four men In tile crowd
Nellls declares had handkerchiefs j
over their lacw Nillla drew a rc
volvor and shouting a command to
Ore ho fired a shot over ho hondo I
ol till mob
I
The dppnrlns who and boon ordered
to tIre their first volley in the air
did 1 < n AS the sound died away pls
101 shuts began popnlng from tho
L fjowd rnd bullets fell around the fiber
riff
Then came the ccroud volley Hal
llday uho had started up the stnps
n iNharce of his follows was felled
ji charges from at least two shot
J
guns He fell over the railing of the
court house steps and lay In the snow
The others fell back hurriedly none
of the wounded men being in too se
rious condition to leave
At a saloon tho wounds of four
men wrere dressed aud Sheriff Nel
liB was called up by telephone
Dying Man Unattended
We want to send over and get that
man who is lying there said a voice
from the saloon I
You cant come until word is takcu
to the governor said Nellie and he
called up Springfield He told Gover
nor Deneen that the man In the snow
was dead as he believed him to be
and ashed If ho could permit the body
to be romoNcd
Tho governor advised him Nellls
says to wait until trio militia came
and to alto no chances on a ruse I
which might result in a renewal of the
mobs attack So when the next mes I
sage came from the saloon Ncllis told
his questioner that every one must
keep away
The mob spirit has never died here
since the murder of Miss Annie Pol
l < a shop girl November 11th last
by a negro which was followed by
the lynching of a negro and a white
manThe
The body of Miss Tclley had been
found in an alley She had been at
tacked and murdered William Frog
gle Tames a negro was arrested on
suspicion after a hunt for the mur
derer in which blood hounds were
used
Trooc in Control
Company K has relieved Sheriff
Xellls and has matters fully in hand
A heavy soldiers guard has been
placed around the Jail and no one is
allowed to enter the Jail yard
Coroner James B McManus began
an Investigation of the shoojtlng of I
Alexander Halllday this afternoon
Arrests arc threatened If hevfindsf as I
tho physicians say Halliday died from
the loss of blood and exposure I
Members of company K called an
ambulance and Hullldny was taken to
a hospital Physicians there said Hal
lidays wounds were not necessarily
mortal aud that his life probably
would have been saved If he had been
taken from the court house grounds
immediately after he was shot
Mob Spirit in Past
At night a mob formed and took
James from the jail He was hanged
in the public square and his body rid
dled with bullets
rite mob which numbered thou
sands also took from the Jail and I
lynched Henry Salzncr a white man
who was held on a charge of wile
murder
Governor Deneon rushed state
troops to the scene These restored
quiet preventing the lynching of Ar
thur Alexander another negro sus
pected of compllchy in the Pelley
murder Tho man was spirited away
to Champaign for sare keeping and
afterward released on proving his In
nocence
The people hero arc loudly con
damning the action or Sheriff Nellls
In not allowing the body of Halliday
to be removed from the court house
step where It lay In the snow for soy
oral hours and before Captain W P
Greanoy of Company K finally forced
the sheriff to allow him to remove
the body
TWO LABORERS ARE
BURNED TO DEATH
Omaha Fob 8Two laborers are
dead and another is in a dangerous
condition as tile result of being burned
by molten copper last night at the
American Smelting Refining com
panys plant
BIG LEAGUES OBTAIN
CALIFORNIA FRANCHISES
Los Angeles Feb 8Two Big
Leaguers MJycrs of the New York
Giants and AHlcr of the White Sox
have secured franchises In tho South
era alifornla Baseball association
plans for the launching of which are
virtually complete
AUTO INDUSTRYS
GREAT EXPANSION
Washington Feb Automobiles
entering tho worlds markets in the
year 1903 had a value in excess of
50000000 aR compared with an ag
gregate value of 9000000 for the year
JJIQO Kirlklng evidence according to
1ho bureau of statistics of tbo depart
ment of commerce and labor that the
automobile Is an Important and rapid
ly increasing factor In International
commerce
The value of automobiles exported
from France the United States the
United Kingdom Italy and Germany
iho five leading countries in the manu
facture nnd Bale wan more than 45
000000 or a growth of 100 per cent I
since 1902
Automobile exports In the foul for
eign coimtrioa named increased within
tho ten years from 8000000 to 39
000000 a gain of 385 per cent Ef
forts of automobiles from the United
States 5n the some period increased
flow 18000000 to 391X50000 a cnin
HlncolS92 of more than tOO per cent
France loads the world us an exporter
of motor cars with lie United States I
second Some of the figures chen by
the bureau of statistics show the ex
ports of automobiles in 1908 from I
France to have been valued at 24
5GOOOO from the United States In I
1909 SCG7397 the United Kingdom
in 1909 70102G7 Italy In 1909
555000 and Germany in 190S
3031000
Of the automobiles shipped from the
United States in 1909 seven and three
quarters millions dollars worth went
to foreign countries and less than a
million dollars worth to the noncon
tiguous territories of the nation
LIVESTOCK RATES
TO INCREASED
Chicago Fob 8rhe Record
Herald In a news article this morn
Ing says
Railroads between tho Missouri riv
er and Chicago with the exception of
the Chicago Alton will Increase
the rates on livestock dressed meats
and packing house products from 20
to 23 12 cents per 100
Tho ire ol other roads was aroused
because the Alton was reported to
have signed a contract with Kansas
City packers to carry their products
at a rate of 18 12 cents per 100
pounds between Chicago and Kansas
City rho other roads assort that this
rate Is too low to bring anything more
than the barest profit The roads al
so say that if the Alton puts the
low rate Into effect they will throw
nil tho packing business to the Al
ton and it will be so blocked with I
small profit freight that It will not I
be able to handle the high grade busl
ress
fIRST snIP FOR
NOME IS LOADED
Seattle Feb Preparations aro
being made for tho sailing of the
first bteamer to Nome at tho open
ing of navigation the spring and
I
already the firstclass reservations
on the steamer Corwin which Is
I booked to sail for the far north May
10 have been sold The steamer
I Mill carry north 20 tons of mall
DREA CAME TRUE
IN ELECTION
Plltsburg Feb ISFrank S Fra
sler of OH City telegraphed John Jen
kins of Chnrlerol last Monday that he
dreamed Jenkins was elected Justice
of the peace by 27 votes At Tues
days election Fiaslers dream came
true even to the number of 27 but
Robert P Fitzgerald Jenkins Demo
cratic opponent contests the election
on the ground that the ballot boxes
had been tampered with
BAll NGER
AN 0 GLAYgS
Admissions Favorable
to Ballinger Are Made
in Investigation
I Washington Fob IS Continuing
his crossexamination of Louis It
Glavis at the BalllngcrPlnchot In
quiry today counsel for Secretary
Balllnger drew from the witness tho
fact that up to the time Mr Ballln
gor went out of office as land commis
sioner in March 1008 there had been
no evidence of fraud In the Alaska
coal cases presented to the depart
ment
The Cunningham journal which
contained evidence of an alleged
agreement Glavls said had not been
found at that time However the
witness declared Mr Ualllngor In
his opinion had not acted as a man
would If tho property had been his
own instead of the governments
AH to Mr Balllngers participation
In the Wilson Coal company case
Glavis admitted ho had no firsthand
knowledge and that ho had testified
merely from others authority
Attorney Brandels rather heatedly
declared thatGlavis had no other mO
tive than to tell the truth In the mat
ter
NIECE OF SEN ELKINS
DYING FRQM HER WOUNDS
Kansas City Feb 18Mlss Agnes
Leslie Elklns niece of Senator B El
klns of West VIrgirn who shot her
self here last Wednesday is believed
to he dying MIls KlKIns became un I
conscious early today and her phyel
clans say she might die at any time
John Elkins of St Louis a brother
arrived today
Before she shot herself Miss Elklns
left a note saying sho was dependent
and wanted to die Just before sho
became unconscious sho expressed a
desire to live
SCENIC RAILWAY PROPOSED D
I FOR NATIONAL PARK
Yashlugtou Feb IsThe prlnlcplo
of opening the national parks of the
United States to private enterprise Is
involve in the consideration by the
Houso committee on public lands of
a bill for the construction of a scenic
railway along the rim of the Grand
Canyon of Arizona
The committee asked the secretary
of agriculture for an opinion in re
gard 10 granting permission for the
construction of the road and the rep
resentatives of the company seeking
the right presented their arguments
Mr Wilson had already received in
response to his request a report from
tho forest service and has taken the
matter under advisement He will
probably give his decision to the com
mittee within a few days
ELEPHANTS BREAK I
I
OUT OF A PARADE
Snn Francisco Cal Feb 7Threo
elephants owned by a showman broke
away from a street parade In tho
northern part of the city yesterday af
ternoon and for thirty block ran
amuck With crowds scampering be
fore them and another crowd led by
the huge animals keeper scampering
In pursuit the elephants took to the
sidewalks and many persona had nar
row escapes from ctflng trampel upon
Swerving Into a butcbxr shop the big
beasts paused long enough to half
wreck the place then bended for a
winery whore they tossed barrels and
kegs about They wcro finally cor
nered In a vacant lot
DANGERS Of
CROCODilES
Did Not Deter Kermit
Roosevelt in a
Diving Feat
Gondokoro Sudan Feb 1SColonel
Roosevelt Kermit and Edmund Hel
ler the zoologist lert on a steamer
today for a final ucck of shooting
along tho river hanks Meantime R
J Cunnlnghame the field naturalist
Major Edgar A Mcarns and J Alden
Loring will remain here to pack the
specimens dismiss tho porters and
othors who have accompanied the
Americans as helpers and conclude
the details incident to the winding up
of the expedition
With the exception of the river ex
cursion tho hunting Is practically
ended The party will leave here
about February 26th and from then
on Mr Roosevelt will devote himself
to the preparation of the Icctutrcs
ho is to deliver upon his arrival In
Europe
Kermit Roosevelt and Mr bring
distinguished themselves today A
native hud fallen Into the river near
the steamer occupied > by Colonel
Roosevelt and was drowned Kermit
and Mr Loring learned of the acci
dent and in an effort to recover the
body both dove ino the water heed
less of the dangers from the croco
diles and the swift current They es
caped harm
The governor of Mongalln the Bnl
gian commandant at Lade and other
officials called on Colonel Roobevelt
during tho forenoon
CRETE fEELS
EARTQAKE
The Shaking is Accom
panied by Subter
ranean Explosions
I
Camanea Crete Feb ISA severe
earthquake was felt throughout Creto
at 638 oclock this morning It was
accompanied with violent subtorra
nean explosions
In this city a number of buildings
wore damaged and a minaret of the
mosquo crashed through the dome
In the village of Varlpctro a house
collapsed burying six persona In the
ruins 1
APPOINTED POSTMASTER
BY PRESIDENT PIERCE
GardnerMass Fob 1SSlmon W
Stevens who was appointed postmast
er here by Presldunt Franklin Pierce
in 18D4 and had received successive
appointments ever since Is dead at
his home in South Gardner Ho was
91 years old
GIANT YOUNG MAN GOES
INSANE ON A TRAIN
Santa Ana Cal Feb 18 Charles
H McKee a giant young lineman from
Norfolk W Vn became Insane on an
Owl train from Snn Diego yesterday
and after clearing Jic smoking car of
its occupants bepln to terrorize the
passengers In the > thcr Caches Tho
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engineer wag signalled and stopped
the train as 11 was near this city Me I
lee fled to a ranch house but was
finally arrested and brought to Santa
Ana
QUARREL OVER A NEGRESS
RESULTS IN A SHOOTING
Rlvqrsldo CalFcb IS Taking a
horse and buggy belonging to his in
tended victims mother Lucian Lap
ham a negro visited the home of
Theodore Laapy another negro last
night nt calling him out shot him
dovn The men are said to have
quarrelled over a woman
ISANE fOURT
IN CICAGO
p reparations Thus Early I
Being Made For the I
Celebration
r
Chicago Fob lSThe toy pistol
the torpedo cracker and other Instru
ments of carnage will be in little
demand next Fourth of July If inten
tions of the promoters of a safe and
sane celebration of Independence day
arc carried out Plans for this years
celebration In Chicago were Increased
yesterday by tho ChicagoSane Fourth
Association
The plans arc for a huge festival
to be participated lu by persona of all
nations who have made this their
home We want to stimulate civic pride
said Francis W Sbepardson chair
man of tho program committee The
m elements In a cosmopolitan pop
ulation will be called upon to Join
forces In a rational celebration of In
dependence day
Each of the peoples of foreign ori
gin while emphasizing Borne feature I
of their own national history will be 1
Invited to make contribution to a Chi
cago demonstration which will com
m mornte In a fitting way tho birth
dayof the land of their adoption
RAilROADS
IMPROVE 0
Kruttschnitt Tells of the
Changes on His
Lines
New York Feb ISEfforts to Im
prove the Union and Southern Pacific
systems since tho merger of the two
railroads were related by Vice Presi
dent Julius KruUschnltt of tho Union
Pacific and Southern Pacific systems
when he resumed the witness stands
today at the hearing in the govern
ments suit to dissolve the merger
On the Union Pacific Mr Krutt
schnitt said that In thu eight years
ending January 1909 there had been
provided 552 locomotives 258 passen
ger cars 12191 freight cars 707 work
cars 212S miles of new stool rails
88252 feet of wooden bridges replaced
and 5419 feet of Iron and concrete
bridges constructed
On the Southern Pacific In the same
eight years there were 920 new loco
motives S8S pasesnger cars 20471
uew freight cars 24S9 work cars
3970 miles of new steel rails 130411
feet of wooden bridges replaced and
49S2G feet of Iron or concrete bridges
constructed
Another item howcd that during
the period named 17210000 feet of
new cross ties were laM on the Union
Pacific and 24373000 feet on tho
I Southern Pacific
I The witness described the now fa
cilities and methods adopted l > j the
Union Pacific and Southern Pacific
since 1902 to meet the demands of In
creased freight traffic He thought
that tho freight service was as good
as that provided any of the other
transcontinental lines If It wore not
we wouldnt got the business said
Mr Kruttschnitt
Ito said the bg Hues wero all work
ing along tho same plans to Improve
the service and the best servce was
that which had the most efficient train
loading and cur loading
CHINA NOW
AKENING
Insists on Placing Its
Own Soldiers in
Manchuria
Toklo Wednesday January 26
China is taking steps to police the
line of tbo AntungMukden railway
with her own men and for this pur
pose sent In several hundred Chinese
This was common
soldiers and police
merited upon bytho Japanese news
papera as somewhat arbitrary action
view agreement between
ip of the
and the fact that
Japan and China
under thin agreement the question of
the policing of tho route was left
open for further consideration
officials stato
However Japanese
that the authorities have no intention
making any protest or any objection
protection IB
an long as the required
afforded by Chinese authorities When
BODIES Of JE DEAD ARE MUMMlfl
I
IN TUf DEPTHS Of TUE S1 PAUL MiNE
the railroad has been reconstructed
and the actual carriage of freight
commences between Japan and the
Siberian railroad by tho route the
question of policing may or may not
become serious meanwhile the Jap
anese arc content to work under the
protection of the Chinese authorities
and Japan recognizes Chinas sover
eign rights upon the soil
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GRUESOME
DIISCO VERY
Wife Finds Her Husband
Hanging in the
Kitchen
Now York Feb ISVThcn Mrs
Ister Smith wife of a longshpremau
looked behind the dpor of her dimly
lightel kitchen last night after return
Ing from a neighbors she caw the
huge form of her husband Peter
pressed close against the wall In an I
evident attempt to conceal himself Be
Ing somewhat of a practical Joker her
self Mrs Smith seized a broom and
playfully whacked her husbands back
and shins Ho mnde no outcry and
she stopped In amazement Then her
eyes widened for she saw that her
husbands feet wore not touching tho
floor and that he was swinging to and
froSmith who was dead had hanged
himself to a gaspipo using an old
trunk strap Ho was dead when cut
down He was out of work and de
spondent
NIGUT RATE
TELEGRAMS
Cost of Night Letters
to Be at a Low
Figure
New York Feb Announcement
was made today by the management
of the Western Union Telegraph com
pany that plans are under way for a
new form of service which will bo
called the night letter service and
which will he put in operation shortly
This proposed service will permit
any one to send 50 words at night for
tho price of ton words sent In tho
day with onefifth of the day rato for
each additional ten words
Night letters according to the an
nouncement are to be received up to
midnight for tranainlnalon at the con
venience of the compan during tho
slack hours of tho early morning They
are to be delivered in the morning
either by messenger or through tho
local poslofflce
A great part of the vast telegraph
system crowded to capacity through
the day lies Idle at night
The management figures that at
small additional expense these idle
wires can ho mAde to earn something
and also accommodate the fubllc
They regard these night letters as
products
ANOTHER VICTIM
OF TilE TONG WAR
Now York Feb 18 Another Tong
plot according to the police Is respon
sible for the murder of Sam Wah a
Chinese laundryman who died in tho
Harlem hospital here oarly this morn
ing Sam was found fatally wounded in
his place of business In an antemor
tem statement he said that two men
whose Identity ho did not know had
entered and shot him without warn
ing He declared they wore not Chi
namen but the police aro not entirely
certain this statement is correct
A long revolver of tho typo usually
found hatchottncn when Tone wars
are in progress wan found Jn an alley
way where the assailants had dropped
It In flight There is no other clue to
their identity
j
Here from 1tclloDr C F Rork i
of Pocntollo Idaho Is spending a few
days with the sheep men of this city j
endeavoring to Inturest them In a I
sbcop dip 1
lf f
Most Remarkable Discovery in a Disaster
Full of Wonders = = Eleven Corpses Brought
to the Surface Are Found to
Be Perfectly Preserved
Cherry 111 Feb IS Eleven bodies
of miners were recovered from the St
Paul coal mine today To the amaze
ment of veteran mlno Inspectors the
bodies entombed since November 13th
last when brought to the surface
were found to bo almost perfectly
mummified
The mummified condition wag i
brought about by the bodies having I
during the three months been In a
part of the mine which was dry and i
warm the bodies going through a slow I
process of drying up i
This IB one of the most remarkable I
incidents of a disaster which has been
full of wonders declared an old mine
Inspector I
The mummies are in such a good
state of preservation that they misfit
have been taken out oC the ancient
tombs of Egypt
Fighting through fire and deadly
black damp which ever since the dls
ter aas stood between them and the
1C5 or more bodies still entombed In
the mlno tho rescuers found tho
eleven bodies in what Is known as the
second level They were about 175 feet I
from the main alrshafL Tho men In
stead of retreating to remoter part
of tho mine evidently made a desper
ate effort to escape when the fire
broke out and they were among tho
first to die I
They were found with their arms
strotched forward and faces down
saving been suffocated as they ran
probably bJ a gust of heat and gas I
Shut In airtight chambers when the
mine was finally sealed up they re I
mained in a kind of oven in which the
temperature was a little above blood
heat
BREAKING UP
EGG TRADE
Government Takes Ac
tion Which May End
Importations
I I
New York Fob lSTraffie in Eu
ropean paraffinecoatcd eggs which
began to arrive in New York last
week has been suddenly checked by
orders from tho government depart I
ment of agriculture Three shipments
which came in this week have been I
detained at the appraisers warehouse
pending an analysis of the oggs II
Dealers Iu domestic eggs have
lodged a complaint with tho authori
ties charging that the parrafflne cant
Ing qf tho eggs is an adulterant and
that as a result tho eggs nre Injurious
to health I
It Is to the action of this substance
the complaint says that the foreign
eggs owe their superior sweetness and I
mildness as compared with the occa
sional strong taste of the ordinary
American egg after It has been kept
for a time in cold storage
ARENA FOR
BIG FIGHT
Will Be Definitely Fixed
by Gleason and Tex
Rickard
San Francisco Feb 1STho battle
ground for tho JeffriesJohnson fight
ulll be definitely announced by next
Sunday night according to a state
ment made today by Tack Gleason
who arrived here last night with tho
cUrIes party
Tho local promoter stated that no
conference will bo held between him
self and Tex Rickard who will ar
rive hero some time today until thor
have made a joint inspection of thu
various arena sites in and near tho I
city They will start on their trip
tomorrow and hold a conference Sun
xloy
TRAINMEN SAVED I
BY SAFETY LAW
Washington Feb IThe Inter
state Commerce commission today Is
sued figures relating to railroad acci
dents due to coupling and uncoupling
of cars OB showing tho beneficial re i
Hulta of tho operation of the J safety
appllence law I
The figures show that In ISftS the
number of men employed In coupling
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and uncoupling cars in the United
States was 349 for each man willed In
the service while in 1008 tho number
employed for each man killed was 083
an Increase In safety amounting to
1S1GG per cent
The number employed for each one
Injured In the coupling of cars In 1S93
was 13 while in IPOS the uumber was
02 an Increase In the factor of safety
GO far as Injuries are concerned of
37C92 per cont
Tho number killed for each thou
sand employed in 1S93 was three but
one in 1008 showing a decrease In the
hazard of railroad employment
amounting to fiCCT per cent Tho
number Injured for each thousand em
ployed In the service In 1893 was 77
In 19QS it was 16 a decrease In this
hazard amounting tt 7922 por cent
The department has Isrnied tables
on railroad accidents from all causes
and In this report shows that whllo
deaths and Injuries to trainmen in all
accidents other than coupling have
steadily increased the deaths and In
juries to trainman form coupling ac
cidents hate progressively decreased
WORLDS MARKETS
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METAL STOCKS ARE MOST
DEPRESSED BY WEAK MARKET
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Ne York Fob IS Fractional de
I clines were shown as a rule by open
ing prices for stocks today The losses
exceeded 12 In Unite Pacific Great
Northern preferred Northern Pacific
Chesapeake Ohio Southern Railway
preferred U S Stool preferred Colo
rado Fuel and Pacific Mall A few
Industrials showed gains
Prices began to harden afterth
opening but only a few stocks mndo
full recoveries before the decline was
resumed
Union Pacific Reading and Amer
ican Smelting rallied r iarply On tho
reaction the metal stocks were the
most easily depressed Amalgamated
Copper falling 114 ana United States
Steel and American Smelting selling
a fraction lowor than at the start The
market was dull nud steady at 11
oclock
Readings aggressive rise to 171
gave mae to the general list
Bonds were steady
Chicago Close
Chicago Feb ISClose
Wheat May 51131131S July
103 7Sl04 September 99 3Sc
Corn May CG 38GG 12c July
6712c September G7 l2c
Oats May 47 1lc July 44c Sep
tember 10 12c
Lard May 1280 July 127712
Ribs May 12I5 July 12J212
Omaha
Omaha Fob IS Cattle Receipts
1300 Market steady to strong Na
tive steers 6725 western steers
35005650 cows and heifers 5275
175 stockers and feeders 3776
calves 3i < 32o
HogsReceipts COOO Market 6c
higher Heavy 72o7SO light
SSS5S95 pigs 76S50
Sheep Receipts 5000 Market Is
steady Yearlings TniJfSSO eth
ers S 107O ewes 60675
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lambs 7759
Chicago Livestock
Chicago Fob 18 Cattle Receipts
estimated at 3500 market strong
Beeves 150 < g790 Texas steers
41B 8i525 Western steers P4 30 p
615 stockers and feeders 325f 5Gt >
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cows and heifers 2S5 < 5 > 590 calves
7SO975
Hogs Receipts estimated at 18000
market strong and 5s higher Light
S8B935 mixed 930940 heavy
2942 12 rough 89ii410
good to choice heavy 910942 12
pigs 810910 bulk of sales 920P I
935
935Sheep Receipts estimated at 5000 I
market strong and lOc higher Native I
460735 western 500 < 3 725 year I
lings 750925 lambs native 750
925 western i5092G
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CHcago Produce
Chlcaso Fob IS flutter Steady i
creameries 25Z2So dairies 2l25c 11
EBrsStrong fllrsts 25 12c primo j
firsts 2612c I
Choose Slacdy dairies 16v4fS I
17c twins young Americas and long r
horns 1C 1216 31c
Sugar and Coffee I
New York Feb ISSugarRaw I
firm Muwcavado 89 test 370 cen
trlfugal 9G test 0moI35Ies sugar
S9 test 345 Refined steady I
Coffee Spot quiet No7 Rio f
8 34c No 4 Santos 9 1S9 l4c i
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