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p ai $ 0 mwa! For 40 Years The People's Friend. The Journal ,- Leads In Circulation. If 1 y 'lMtl'M-l J-'IVK CUNTS. VOLUME XXXVII, NO. 209. SATURDAY. KANSAS OITY, MARCH 2, 18,). SATVKOAY. 7777y7y7777y7y7VTr717T7777777T77TT7Trr7Tr!777777777Tr77777777777T777T7Ty77777T77 r 'I Eight Floors, Ninety Thousand Square Feet Of Floor Space. it4 4t.i EXCLUSIVE CULTURE, CARPET AND Ode of the largest and most notable mercantile institutions on the continent. The acres of iloor space contained in this magnificent store are filled with a quarter million dollar stock selected -with great care from the leading manufacturers of Europe and America. You marvel that wo arc enabled to maintain successfully so great an establishment devoted to the sale of Piirnituro, Oar pets and Curtains only. This is' accounted for by the fact that wo keep "sawing wood." "We place before our customers only reliable goods. "We mark our goods in plain figures at the lowest net cash prices. AYc do not take back or exchange goods, thcrcforo custom ers know that we do not send out goods that have been used. "We do not cater to a select few by making special prices and offering special accommodations to special individuals. Our prices are especially low to everybody alike. Everyone entering our store is placed on the same footing. A child can buy of us just as cheap as the experienced buyer. The man who buys one hundred dollars' worth of goods of us pays the same price as the man who buys five thousand; and the five thousand dollar customer obtains just as low a price as it is possible to obtain from any other one house in the country. Our methods confidence and patronage of the entire Southwest. Business is Business! We realize the fact that the public is not influenced by sentiment. Wo arc therefore compelled to offer a superior stock at the lowest possible prices, and all we ask is a careful examination of our inducements. fytCCeeC:CCCCCCCCC.CCCC.C.L.C..C..I..r.C.ZZCt:Cer S r ,(.& ;:::::::::::::::::::: I LOOK (3) at our special consignment of antique Rugs now on sale, and (gj -: compare our low prices with the prices asked '-? : FOR :: similar Bugs by others. These are the finest goods that can JgJ be procured, and wo wish to show them to you gj wm w Vs ef1 FKfcL . of any obligation to buy on your part. Many have seen and () purchased what they need, but there are some spocial Rugs X here that are worth their weight in w 1 SILVER 1 or gold. It is a pleasure to see them and a pleasure for us to show them to you. Jgj I NORTH FURNITURE & CARPET GO, 1 i 1216 to 1224 MAIN STREET. ::::::!.,!!!!i!!:!:::: immaztaMMzm t NOW ON SALE, Ixj THE CBLnHRATCO N Idunlap HATS ! I SV Spring block". Ill hoft.MlfT mill JOC ee2 Mlk Huts. Wo iiru i-iiliiHliu SN C uKnU III UiU illy for this liul. SjS I KING HAT CO., I jS 1016 MAIN ST. SS IlfUflqiinrtcrtf for JOHN I.UUAiV I'AINTS. Telephone 1UII0, F. M. DeBORD, TM&a, WfllU PAPER, Paints, Glass and Room Moulding. Jlin-llin Walnut St., Kuin.nt City, Jin O. IR,. STUOKEY PRINTING. naln unci I'uucy I'rliilliig oC every Utttcrlpllou ut lowest price. Iluslucai Curds (rum ?So to Hi per 1,000, 715 CENTRAL ST, Scroiiil iluor north KxcIiuiiko liullillncr. Ti'kliUunB S0HI. KAMJ.YS tUTV, AIO. NORMAN & ROBERTSON, ABSTRAOT3 I AND OUAWANTIM OF TITLB. tijiioo au. if eth mi. lain-, QR.iNI) AVENUE AND appeal to the masses, Till: WICHITA IIIUKVATIOK. L'liiift'rriH'n AKri-u mi u rrntlHlim tn (l'n It to hcttlviui'iit. W.ishlnston, M.ircli 1, (Special.) Tlio conforrees on the Imll.in bill agree! to-day to Insert a provision In thu Wichita agree ment, prolilliiB that that reservation shall bo opened hy tho fcecietnry of iho Interior wlthtu one jear. s jMHsed, It la provtdei that the heeretury shall not open the reser vation for one year, and nothlns; Is said niakliiB It Imperativo on the secretary to open tho reservation at any time. In the face of tho fact that tho seeietary Is In clined not to open reservations to settle ment, It nas thought best to place a limit and kIvo him one year In which to open tho Wichita les-ervatlon, Thin Is it mat ter In which many Keeklm; homes In that country aro deeply Interested, und they villi certainly bo very glad to hear of the pro vision, as It relates to the secretary of the Interior. Srw IKill I'liper at N'tlullu, Kedalla, Mo., March 1. (Special.) Ar rangements were completed to-day for the publication of a new Republican daily In this city. General John 11. Itlce, for jears editor of the Fort Scott, Kas., Mantlet, will be editor and ho will furnish a laigo pioportlou of tho caplul, and the re mainder will be provided by Sedalla and St. l.ouls parties. Tho new paper will bo stalvvurt Iteiiubllcan In politics. The llrst number of the newspaper will be Issued In side of thirty days. NQX HATS! Clark & Co., bO(,K auents, 7l4ri'ia:T NOW READY! 1,1 b. any tio;ilal y.111 mtet iloudciy evsnluj; J K V S ELEVENTH 5TREET. s s s s CURTAIN HDUSE, s V s N N S S s s s s s s s s s s s s s which us the gives a AM'1-I.OTI i:i(V 1111,1. lA..i:il. Mr. Urmlrrirk il Ih In (iittlng Ills Mr mure 'I hrnllgh tile llnime. Washington, March 1. (Speel il.) Speaker Crln recognied Judge Broderick to-day, and the anti-lottery bill was called tip. lie said the people all over the counti) were dem Hiding that the bill ho passed, in order to stop the lottery business, that had gtown up since mo pass tge oi tne general luv on that subject some years ago h Kansas thete w re a numW'r of companies engaged In the business, and tho people of that sec tion were especially anlous that the bill should be pissed. It was practically the same as had passed the senate, and ho be lieved that if the house would pas the 1111 .is amended by tho committee on Ju diclaiy, it would be ttgiCLd to by tho sen ate. The bill passed without visible opposition. Later In tho day Mr. Hroderlek advised Senator Hoar of tho house action, and the latter was much gratllled over the fact, ami, on being shown the slight amendment, said that ho would see that the senate agreed to the changes made, and there would be no doubt but that the bill would becoiuo u law, unless there should bo some M'hemo at tho White House In the lino of a eto. Tho Humboldt llnud fuse, d'ort Scott. K.M., Murch 1. (Speclil ) In the Humboldt bond case, in the United States court here yesterday, Judge John A Willi uns, of Little Hook, overruled tho motion of the defense to set nslde the serv ice of summons upon the city of Hum boldt. Knp sixteen years attempts have been made to mako this service, vvhleh I.ardner finally succeeded In doing The Jury returned a verdict. In the two cases brought up, for the holders of the lwnds The- Judgment rendeteil were In favor of l'eter A. It Jackson, of New York, foi M J'W S', ami ltlchard S Dow, of Hoston, Mass , for J1W0, Tho attorneys for the city of Humboldt tool: fifty das to lllo u bill of exceptions nnd will appeal the cases. Moral Iteforuis Dim iised Washington. March 1. Vaiious phases of moral reform were advocated and discussed at tin sessions of the national council of women to-day. Theto were two sessions diiiliig the day, and tho need of organU i tlon and co-operation of women in accom pllshlng Improvements In government methods weio generally urged. Nothing On Earth can prevent your dinner from being a failure if the butter is bad, If you want to be safo beyond a peradventurc, if you desire to gratify your guests, uso Silver Churn Butterine The scientific method by which this delightful table article i. produced is a special process, known to us alone. Beware of imitations. Look carefully for the silver Churn trade mark on each wrapper, Armour Packing Co,, Kansas City, U, S. A. VVU,'s:' -k"Ms.-a4 n!"i, FLIMSY MAN-TBAPS. nw iii'ti.niMiM in ni:w tonic itv citAtii ro tiii: i:ahth. FIVE MEN GO DOWN TO DEATH, mm:ti:i:n cvrnr.ns n.ttit.r ni'ivr ami mimi: i'atam.v. EXCITING SCENES ENACTED, mi:.v cnvr.itKii with tos or tito.v, llltlUK AM) OTIIIllt llllllltis. One ltiillillng Wns nn i:ighf story struel- lirr, AVIllrll Was llrlng 'lilkrii Douit, tho Oilier it Xoir One In Courtio of Cri rtlon Crnh fiiino Wltliout Al. liming. New York, Mnrcli 1. Two buildings, one In course of construction nnd one In course of demolition, collapsed In this city to-day unit Wiled flvo men nnd fa tnlly Injured or maimed or bruised nine teen others, Tho llrst ndcldent occtttred nbotlt 0 30 In the tnnrnliiK. A house nt thu corner of Torty-thlrd street nnd Tenth nvcntie, which was be ItiK torn down by some forty laborers, fell with a crash, carrying several work men to the basement, three floors be low, und they were most completely covered by tons of tbrlcks, dry mot tar and Iron beams. The dead: Hugh Ctillen. Angela Vlcor. John O'Connor. Jnmes Mnlloy. Tho Injured: Patrick Currnu, Thomas McConnon, Kdvvnid Mcaney, M. J". Kee ley, I.otds Stein, Full Jlornn, Chatles Itobson. The bulIdlnB, whlth H nn old one, had been used as a. malt houso by M, .t A. I'. Schvvelnfui th for tho past thltty jenrs, but It has not been occupied for more than two yea is. It was eight stories high. Men weio teat lug down the old structuio under the direction of Contractu! O'ICecfo & Keegan. The work had gone on successfully until this morning, when the men had got down as far ns the rear of tho third floor, known ns the old "kiln house" There wcto about elghtoeujmon on tills floor ut the hour mentioned, when suddenly thero was a rtimbllnff noise and the .building rooked h"K shaken by nn earthquake. In another moment the floor gave way nnd fell with Its human freight to the basement, earning tho other floois with It, In nn instant evety poison In the neighborhood, -which is tilled with tenement houses, felt that something awful had occuned, and men, women and chlldion ran distract edly In all dliectifins. Some of the cooler heads turned In the fire nl.ttin and am bulance calls, which wero quickly le sponded to. Assisted by some laliorets, who had fortunatelv escaped, nnd m un willing cltiens, the lit omen began the wotk of rescue. It was a haul and vety dangetous task, as tho walls were tot tering and tho lorn lining Hooting nnd beams overhead thieatened to topple down (ciy moment. Ilesldes, the res cuers had to be vtry cntitlutib, fenting that the slightest eaielessness on their part might end tho lives of some of the Injured, whose gioans and ctles for help came from all directions underneath the tons of dibtls, fiom which heads arms and legs mojected At 1 o'clock John O'Connor was brought out, but he died 111 tin ambulance on the way to ltooevelt ho.pit.il Halt an hour later the dead bodies of I'ullen and Vuor were cMileateil. The leseitcis woiked ies peratelj and hy 1- n", loi It eveisone of the laborers h.nl been .nt-uunnd tor. ('outi.ut ois Ueorge Ci'Keeie and Patrick Keegan were placed under nriest, lint were later admlttid to bill by the rot on, r The second accident oecurr, ,1 about 3 .V this afternoon. Without tin- slightest warn ing to thu fifty men that woiked near It tho central wall of the four double tene ment houses being erected at ill to 157 Or chard street i rumbled and fell Willi the wall went portions of four floors, leaving a gleat rent fifty feet long and thlrtv feet wide In the center of the buildings. It was llku a, pit at the bottom of which wns a mass of tingled iron and uroKi n wood that covered many men I'rom that heap In an hour h id been taken out one man dead and twelve Injured Tho dead. John Wilson Tho injured: William Wilkinson, back broken: l'r.ink Thornton, lndlv iujiiied, John Thornton. bodil Injuries, (llorla.both legs broken: Thomas Wilson, head Injured George llamble, both legs broken: Joseph Itarbar.i, left leg broken: Piank llaibnt.i, buck injured, Joseph Meslre, head Injuicd; l'atilek Klahcrty, (eg luluied, Patrick Mai !oy. back Injured, William Malloy, arms bruised Abraham I.ovy, with tluee or four other men, got Into the building and dragged out three men wbo were onlj lightly held down by bits of wood. The second man curled out was John Wilson. It could be seen at once ho was bully hurt He only spoke once, n-heu ho said: "Do not tell my brother I am hurt," Ills brother was lying beside him ns he spoke. The second brother tumid to look and ns ho turned John gasped once and was dead. After that the fliemen came, foon to bo followed by tho reserves from the llldrldgo sttect police station There weio llfty men working In the four building'. Most f the men were on tho fourth floor of tho house No, JB, lletween tho front ami rear of the house was a big paity wall, along tho side of which ran a narrow light shaft. It was the party wall that crumbled. In a heap the men went down with the falling Iloor. One of the bilcklayers, Michael l.uscles, wus near a window towards tho front of Iho house, Ho hod lust time ns the floor sank beneath him to clutch at a window sash and was lett clinging to tho frail sup port, four stoili's above tho ground. Ho managed to uawl up so as to sit on the window sill, fiom which position ho was afterwards lesciud by the llremen. Anthony Kltln Ml tho four sjoiles, but escaped without even a scratch. Ho sas he was curled down gently and thrown through ono of the front doors Into (he street. The tries of the imprisoned men lould bo htMid en even- side when the firemen came. Alarms wero sent at once for additional llrimen to begin temovlng tho tlmbeis, Ten of the twelve men who were rescued early weio gotten out with little trouble Joseph liar barn, who escaped with only u broken leg. must have escaped death by a narrow maigin. lie fell against the wall and was covered by ten feet of bricks and plaster. Hut some of the wood en beams formed an enclosure about him nnd tho llremtn heai 1 his cries for help. It was half an hour before they could get ttiijwheie near him. All the time they dug tho man's father, Tony Harbara. worked frantically, crjlug loudly all tho time. 'J he contracto.-. are John Cooraes, of As,. iiiXflii' Ljpecioranw -. torln, rnd Peter (I 'b-ox.s Tho owner Is William 1". l.nnnon. All were urn sled, Oiptnln Cnrtvv right said lie hid made a careful oMitiilnallou of the building and said It was a sutprlso to film that Hie houso had stood n long ns it did The mor tar, he snld, had bcn cxrttilllu d b,v nil ex pert ntnl pronoune'enl vvoitlili- It was of the weakest soil It wns al-o ald the brl. ks ttrti' or poor nuiilllv, Hi it the beams were not properly suppoiled nnd Hint the Iron girders were not on stone In the walls as the should be At the station hall for the nrrested men v. i lefured T'i" poll.,' tiled in Hud llulldmg Inspector Tltnothv J, Ornishy to leit't from him why h hnd not It-ported the llliury ch trncti-r "f the build" lug. They wero not nblo to llnd him. SCANDAL IN OKLAHOMA, Hid "million of AfTiiirs I'nnartli, il In t'lin in, Hon Mill, the Agrlillltiirnl Col lege nt stllhiiiti r. Ciutrle, O. T., March 1 -(Special ) The committee which has been Investigating the Icrrllorlil iigrlciiltur.il college nt Still water submitted a teport (o-diy together with the report of the expert accountant emplojed to go through the books of the Institution. The report Is sensation il from beginning to end. doing back to the foundation of the college In ISS'J the com mittee sins that tho llrst thing tho board of tegenis elld was to begin etnplovlng each other ns agents of the Institution at big salaries In Nov ember of that oar John A. Wlmbeilv, of their number, was appointed siiperlut, ndent of construction ut buildings and ns such drew r per ihiv continually until the following May, though the only buildings , reeled In this time was one small frame dwelling house and b.iiu. The ver da lie stopped drawing his sal try he was appointed purchasing agent of the Institution at the same salir. It seems this agent could not spend the money fast enough, for a mouth later, utter allowing bills contracted by him In the sum of $l.',lm, another one of his board, J. P. I.iue, was appointed an ad ditional puiehaxlng agent ut f.1 per day. Among the tilings purchased was a team for J.T0 that was soon after sold for con sldeiable less than half tint amount The purclia-liig agents in inaged to get In live or sK dis at ?" a day in buvlng tills team nnd Wlmberly allow, d his brother I.1M for driving them to Stillwater, about tlftv miles. Tin- iiLt act was to buy n blind man- for $12, tln-v unit to K uis.is and purchased some line cattle fur "'), their expenses amounting to over $KD mote md the cattle were soon sold for ?JT0, SIS'j was pilil for line hogs, the puicli.islng agent drawing JWJ addition il for Ids serv ices. Soon after tin- whole bo ml went to visit the agricultural college nt Mtuih it tnn, Kas , e.u li one dialling Jl(l for this trip and then each membei was sent to visit a college in some distant state. These ate .i few of the tilings done bi lbo Hepiiiillc.iu boird of regents and when tho Demoeiats got eontiol tin- at once put ill as siipeilnteudent of farming it $(i a month a man who knew nothing about fanning The ollire eif college -,., -n tary was created for a political wotker who was wholly untitled for such work and not even a bookkeeper. lie was nli ent for weeks at a time and despite this fait and that tin knew th it tor over two mouths previous to th it time a .veiling lady had been doing all ills work for $1 pei week, tile raise-d his sal uy fiom Si.Ji'i to $l.riii per ve.ir. Por a long time Js,i) of tin- funds of the Institution lunc heon deposited with tin- bulk ol w lilch tle goveiuor (w ho Is alo president of the boird of regents) Is piesldent and the ter rltor nor college has lecelved no benefit therefrom. Tin- whole aim of the men who have con trolled the college seemed to be to get as much out of it as possible for themselves and their friends. Thousands of clollirs have been pent for which theie Is no accounting whitever and tiiou-ands moie for useless supplies and njip ir.itus with larger amounts squandered as salaries, commissions and expenses. Over thlrtv thou-nnd dollars a eir has been spent In I nulling the Institution, which, much of the time has had an at tendance of less than 100 students, who re ceive their tuition free. One of the clos ing sentences of the committee's report Is. "oitr committee N not unmindful of tin fact that theiH are some honest nun e on necte.l with till" Institution, but unfor tuiiitclv Hi . hue been In the inlnoilt " The at omit lilt leports tho books so bullv kept and so many of the vein hers ilestto,,! that It Is Impossible to tell where mill thousands of ilollais went lie repoi ts one ox-tre-ismer ot the boird Jl!.f", -dioit. aeeoidlng to Hie book- The legislature will undoubtodli eonipletelv ic-nrginls-e the Institution and erlmin il ac tions will piobibl be brought against oiiii' of the olllclils Implicated. Kvxsis vv i:.vni i:k i:i:i-oitr. Ielini try Was tho ('oldest In 'ten .ars , ry I. Ill In snow. I.ivvrence, Kas, .March 1. (Spec! il ) The legui ir niontlilv weather report of Ch tneel lor P. II. Snow, of the Kansas unlieislty, was i-sucd to-ii.i). The rcpoit sajs that the I'eluuai Just i Ios.d w.cs the coldest In ten vi.its, and in in-irlv thlrtv v.us Hi, r. h iv e- be, -n onl tluee IV hi u.irles tliat weie colder The-.- were in lx7." ItsM and ixx", The coldest da was the 7th, whin tin tlieimonie te i ri-iclnd 1J.1 In low s-cro, the SMli was the wannest. 17 cleg.; the average temperature wis 2", ",, which Is over .1 dog lie-low the a vet ago for the month The i.ilnf.ill was Insignltleant ami scarcely an Inch of snow fell during the month, though there weie fouitn-n d iys on which ,-ltln r snow or rain tell on the ,;tli occurred a lemarUitbln stiaight wind whb h ti.iveleil lb'-' miles In tw cut -four lioui s. In spite- ol the small precipitation, there w is more than the usual amount of i loudliii s, Alwns tellable- for the Inst work Dr. Price's llaklng Powder rllbieso llcfi'iltd No ur 'llltiing -libi, Illtoschlma, M inh 1 - I'leld Marshal Count ujiinu repents under 'I He ot IVb ruaiy 27 that lie met the eneniv near Tap ing Shin and defeated them, lb' adds that on l-'i hi iiai y -M, 13,ii- Chinese troops at tiukod Hal Chlug. but were repulsed ami ri treated to Vln Kan. Tho Japtinesu loss was twi-nty kllleil and "M wouiided The enein lost u killed. The number ut Chi nese wouiideel Is not knuwn. Mllsou'rt oinlii itlon (-oiitlrnieil, WashliiKlon. March 1 The senate went Into executive seslon at ll.lrt to-day and Imiuedl itely coullruied the uominatlou of Hon. W. I.. Wilson, of West Virginia, to be postmaster genual. The motion for eoulltmatlon was made by Senator Faulk ner, to whom the nrlv lieges weie conceded on account of the tact ho re presents .Mr. It'llnnnla a n n 111 1 Yt ft .mill til ! 1 Itf-UII T O lit I u ttl Hl P'H'IH lu'tlay ue took for air ueulher. Tea Sets Of lalo design nnd beautiful workmanship new stjlcs never before shown. All lovers of elegant and artls. tin Tublo Silver must admit tho superiority of our btyles, Tea Sets $18 to $60. il THE HANOVER" Ib tho latest creation In Solid Silver Spoons nnd Porks, This beautiful pattern reaches tho highest point of perfection, and Is especially desirable lor wedding presents. Special Prices on Other Solid Spoons and Forks. 3 1034 Main Street, too Uugravcd Visiting Cardi ami . ,-n l'Uto ouly...... .... , ,,,..., 5i5u H ttjju, jouti w itf. jsji. iiH?AHjx jvtj DASHED TO DEATH I'ltltllll fit. AH'IIH SI' III AS' lACt'lt MO.S 111.1 IN IN Mi:tl'(l. HURLED OVER A PRECIPICE, hm: iiirMiitiin anii i urn imshi:mh:hs l.Nsl'AMI.V Kit. I. till. NEARLY A HUNDRED WOUNDED, rm:i:i: eoAi'in.s sn.v 1 1 i:i:i:i i.sioa IIIOlNl.NII ril.HIMIl.Nls. the 1 ruin Cniilitluril 1,'IOD lit, iir.lmilt , - 1 ho Had lt,i-u on il I'ilgrlioiigo to the -hrllie of Sum .11,101,- IHthotis -elirs V ltli,"ril lit tho r, , 1c. City ot Mexico, March 1 One ut the most frightful uccldents In the hlstoty ot tho Mexican tallronds, resulting In the killing of 101 persons nnd the seri ous It nut ratal Injniy of neiiily n bun dled otheis, nccitriod yesteielnv nftet nnon on Hie Ititet-Oceanlc- ralliiMil ut a point nbotlt t went -live miles ftciiu this cilv. A few d i.v.h ugo a great mimber ot persons left Hie cnpltnl nnd the low lis In the vicinity lo go on n pllgi Image to the Catholic shtlne at S.icte Monte. Tickets weie sold at teduced tales over tho Intcr-Occanlc lino nnd this road cart led the bulk of the pilgrims. Yes terday n long ttnlii, a boa id ot which wcto 1,200 passe-ngers, was returning fiom the place ot pllgi Image. It went well until a point cm the line nbotlt mili um' between Tlintttutla und Tenungo was reached. Un this pait ot the road thete Is a steep incline, the line nt one place on It having n shatp curve vvheie It runs close to the edge of n high preci pice. This is one of the most dangerous places on the toad nnd was letuleieil mote si by the fact that the truck here wns not lit the best of condition. As the tt.ilti began to run down tho incline, many of tho passengois were laughing nnd Joking, while others wete looking out ot the windows nt the tap hlly passing scenery, vvhleh, nt this point. Is grand. The speed of the It .tin began to Increase nnd It was soon tun-' ulntr nt a frightful late. The passcn geis ceased their laughing nnd Joking and looked at each other with n strange fear depicted In their fuces. Ktc.tilll the momentum ol the train, which was now svv.i.vliig nnd bouneling feat full, Increased, and soon the dangeinus high cuivi- was struck. As the pilot wheels of the engine took the cuive the locomotive- swayed outward and then back As the drivcis went on the curve the engine again swaved heavily, and then cither Jumped the track or tut tied n rail It dashed across the scanty spice between the mils and tho , dgo of the chasm nnd then plunged ilownwatel One alter number three coaches filled with passengois dasbeel after It nnd piled up In a mass of wreckage nt tho foot of the pieclplce. The next two coaclie-H also Jumped the Hack, but most fortunntely dld not go over the edge of the prod-pice-. As. the Hull coach left the mils It twisted nnel bloke Hie coupling connect ing It with the coaches behind It. Theso coaches kept the rails nnd passed safe ly mound the curve. After running n considerable dlslnnee they weie- stnppe-,1 by the limidbrnkes. When the engine and the three covhe-s fell to the bottom of the ravine there was a fe. u fill crash, and mingled with It weie the shrieks of the affrighted passengers, which could be easily heard above the shrieking of the escaping steam of the en gine, which was kuoi ked to pieces by tile tall The ptsseiigers In the Ivvo derailed conch es at the eelge of the pieclplco got out as ipili kly as possible., and many of them fell on their knees and olieied thanks for thUi escape, from a most awful deith. In me meantime a number of passengers In the. other coiehes hid rotmiit'el to the scene of the disaster anil ib-voted them selves to the vvoil: of rose uliig thoo ni prlsoiieil In tho wuck, Tim sight here was a most grew some one. The- earrliges were sh.itteitd and a mijorll of tin- occupants worn llng biiie-aih the wuckagi-. The shrieks ntnl moans of iho Injured were he-ai trending, while many of the unhurt women and children moimd and walle-e! in an agouv of terror. Here and there among the debils could bo son an upturned face, Iho eyes tlxed 111 the glassy stale ot death, the le.itures distorie d with unknown f. ar. Again, what had bee u a luce could be si en i-iushed out of all si-inbl.iuee to liumanlt I lei n was uu aim, there was a leg, that had been severed iroiu a trunk llug per haps lift feet aw .14. A giud'annis, who returned on one of tho relief trains, says that he saw fuuiteon ilt ail bodies takin iroiu one.- coach Tlu-se bodies were mangiest In the most shocking manner Same of them were In fiagim-uts, and limbs, heads and bodies Wem mixed up In such a manner as to make Idciitiilcatlou almost tinpjsslhli- The seeiio about tho wn-ik was most sickening, as well as soriovvtul Itel.itlvos wero searching for missing member,, of their families, ami women and children, who hid lost husbinds and fathers, were ci) lug and mo tiling In a heai trending manner. Tho train hinds wero Americans and some at them, as soon us pos-llile, tele graphed news ot the disaster to this city The Intelligence ipilckl spread and caused the gieatest coiislein itian among the n. habitants, mail of whom had lelatlu-s or friends on iho tr tin The rallioad otllclals displaved commend, able activity and a ! I il relief train with suigeons, an ambulance medicines, b.uul agea, etc , was proniptl) dispatched to the scene. Arilvliig there- cventhlug possible was done to allevlue the sufferings uf the injured, some of vv horn were In such agony that they piaed for diaih to relievo them fiom their tortures Aided b some of the men who wero In the coa lies that did not ge over, the rallroid emplocs und the re lief coips soon cleared awa) the wreckage sufficiently to allow tho extrl'-atlon of tho dead and Injmed One bundled and four dead and eight -llv" woundi-d Were taken out of the wreck. The lnjiiu-el who could stand to be moved wire brought to the City of Mexico on tho special train and taken to the military hospital, which vvas thrown open to tho sufferers by orders irom iTcsicicnt maz. i ue wnoio sinn or tho hospital busied themselves In attending to the Injured, who were made as comfort able as the circumstances would permit. Many of the dead will never be iJcntllleil. soma ot them being so horribly mangled. i-muo nR. TIIAYHR & CO., si t ii:soits to SuVv5bOS7TNSi 7miiiliir irtttnUij-MMmnm, 3i; mif fmum, ' ni.do u th or IV ir'rt'fl'r to hi dif iroelly Dress Goods. A fvcltl of ripencil wheat un der tlikplaycf svumna.i.-jes. the winV'Sti.Tci' Icivoi o svct maples, lohi'-sin --i waves, breakiiifr xwU ill tlic.se under bright -uin.jT t, give out colors that, changing with every mo tion, are lair to sec and charm ing in every change. These impressions of color the textile designers have ex quisitely expressed in the Dress Stuffs of the season. Silks and Wools are a combination that lends itself most naturally to the treatment. And Wools alone display results that sur prise the experienced dealer and skilled critic. The irides cent play of color, liVht and shade caused by the move ment of the wearer of such a spring costume creates grace and charm. Iigh favor for these stuffs follows naturally. Over all the Dress Goods productions of the world our able, alert, eager buyers cast their touch and vision. They gather the best of the best. The greatest collection of Cretans in the West is here, because the greatest collection of all Dress Goods is here. If you multiply the hundreds of kinds by the scores of colors thousands result, and so yo u have choice of thousands. Boys' Suits. To-day you can buy for $3.00, $4.00 and $5.00, Boys' Suits, si.es 5 to 15 ycarf and worth S5.00, S8.00 and $it 00. m New Shirt Waists and all the new Mats and Caps are now tn, ready for your inspection. Boys' Dept., 3rd floor. Eni-ltY, BIRD, THAYUR & CO., MIC'CriMI!!. Ill t li.it 1 1- .ilnio,-t imposs 1,1 ( is ignio tie- hiniin- a- ltie.c 01 tin in in n, t ks -s 1 1 u 1- c 111 b !c irn- I -In a u i t w la dill to the lie gll.,'ll e eil lb. ,111.111 r Ills slit.d tli 11 win 11 1 li. 11 nn -111 r. I the iin bin hi- made no ctt.tupt to .In k lis spe. 1 b tin- u-i of air In ike-s Had t, lir ike s r lite il to Weil k tile llieillli uf tun eoul t Ihiv In e 11 e In, kid with tin h 111 1 brak s, but pii-mis mi tin- iinln -tail- that th. y In ml no whistle for tin- appld itlun of the hand brake- The - iiglnee 1 an I tir- man are belli Vol Ie be llll, let tile- Vile k il tile ,11- gliie, and win- the tiaiu was ill ivnd to inn piaetliallv wild, on one of the most dangerous si i-ilons of the- load, will proba bly never In- known As i tin- ease In .Mexico whenever a 1 i I ro.nl ucc I le nt o cms, th,. f,-t ling Is xery bitter iicalnst tin lailroitl eompiuy an 1 the- train hand- All the- latter who sur vive I will In- In Id to strict aeeoiiu ability under tin- .M- Nle in 1 iw, lithough a.s it ma-. te r of nut. ihiv wen- lu no vvaj r-spunsi. Id- for tin .11- isi-i. Tin- in est t- rrlblo Mexlc-au rillroil a e lib nt via- Un- one th it oieurii-i hi the niglit ot liitie- II. lssi. vvlii-n a tn n on the Sin More Ins rillwi was pi. ipiiiicd, bv tin- fall id a bridge into 111 in i i ir Ounitit. About 2"0 liv.s wire lust in tbit .tc oleic nt. NO DANGER ATH0T SPRINGS. Iin- It, ports of Muillpcit ut '1 ii it I'obit liltiHil Oii'iilraw n Oul --iv C tn.es I it, re-. St. l.ouls. Mo , Match 1. (Spec lal ) In view ot the many exaggerated rumors dur, lug the last few ehijs In ngird to tho prevalence of smallpox In lint Springs, tho utile l.ils of tin Missouri l-.ioltlc ami Iron Mountain inllioids have uuiile a eatcful and tliuioiigli i ivamtli.itton in iignid lo th.. matter The n stilt of the so liuiulrles is tll.lt tile Ice is 1111 e tlllsc lot llllillle iihirtll, and ii.illv no dangn lu visiting that pop ular lesoi t Tho lussongor lepoits of these roads show Uu 1 1 .nlli- tn Hot Spilngs to bo much gie-atei- than tho tiave-l fruiu tliat point despite the glossly oveidrawii luuinrs as to the pie-valence of pestlluuo there, Ac cording to tho i. pott or f'lilef Surge-on I'utli-i, of tin- rallioad eomp.iii tin few eases of smallpox tliat luivo occuricd aro Isolatid In Hie p. fit house, n dlstunco of four miles fiom Hie city. Them mo tlility. live people- theie, und of Ihosii only six: hive the dlsi-iisi-, the others being merely suspects. A telegium from l.jmaii T Hay, manager of the Arlington hotel at Hoc Springs, miller date of i-Vhruaiy 2 sis; "No new cases to-d ly llvervono being ni dilated, and no cuuse lor the exagger ated lepoits of pink'. Our best phj slulnns ale answering all lelegi.ims rroin parties wanting tn come hue to do so without f.-ai " Clineiul IMssfnger Agent Tow li st ml, of the Mlssoml l'lirlflc, siis; "Tho Hot Spilngs spot lal gins out of Ht, l.ouls eveiy night well tilled ' Tills seems to In- llc-ale lh.it the public have us llttlo fear of smallpox- ut Hut Spilngs us at any other point. MISSOURIJVAR CLAIMS. Number Are Included lu Senator Itullcr's Amendment mid boiuo for Kuiuiin, Washington, March 1. Senator Ilutlcr's anieiidment to tho deficiency bill amount ing In all to Jl.t'JSJl.-, which covers certain . lalius. Includes many from Missouri ami u few from Kansas, The claims In theso t lies aro as a rule fur depredations dur ing the I Ho war. Among tho claims for Missouri are the following! Daniel I lleiclu-r, Cass county, lion; .1. SI. Hell. Ver non, $7ofl; Thaddeus Callard, I'lav county, i't; baiali I'aillsle-.hou county.IlM: Oeorgo flaypool, (Ireeno county, I0O7: Tituotliy Davis. I.ivvrence count. $317; Simeon an breath. Hates county, iC9; David Ornhnin, Jackson county. Oiu; I,. II. Ilearrell, I,av-reni-o county, J751; A. U und W. O. Keith ly, Taney count, fserr; John I.egg. Henry count, il.SuO, John l.Mieh. Houston coun ty. ilM; 1'leasant I.ongacre, Cass county, S1.1S3; James Slaver, iron county, ;5CI); John Itoblnson, Webster count, 1178; Jo. seph Wall. 1'eltls eouiity. Jl.'.Ti; Geotgo Withers. Cooper county, $133: Joseph Dun. lap, tireeuuood county. I.M60. lienjamln ltalff, of Company I Fiith Kansas Volunteer cavalry, JUL ,J- 3 1. I I n i El Gd Hb.J Nd r I !