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VOLUME XXXIX NO. 138. MONDAY. KANSAS CITY, OCTOBER 26, 1896. MONDAY. PRICE TWO CENTS. L sir GANG SENATORIAL CANDIDATE nAS A VERY HAD RECORD. PREVIOUS CHARGES SUSTAINED. CRARI.ES A. CUNNINGHAM TELLS HOW HE WAS DUPED. MISPLACED HIS CONFIDENCE. HAS BILLS AND OTHER PAPERS TO TROVE HIS ALLEGATIONS. Dr. Alch Falls lo Mnke Good nb Chal lenge by Appearing at t Meeting to Discuss Political Issues Other Locnl Pollt Icnl News. Tho managers of the Popocratlc cam paign In Jackson county were greatly an noyed yesterday over the publication In the Journal that charges had been filed In the Populist committee against W. F. Ly ons, gang candidate for state senator, and that the facts in the case had also been laid fully before the Democratic commit tee. The facts were well known to many of the party workers, but when the mat ter was smuggled down in committee. It was thought It was buried for the cam paign. That It had gotten out and ap peared in print was something that was exceedingly annoying. The prospects for the Popocrats are gloomy enough at best in a straight contest. Any new troubles would make the close of the fight gloomy. Hr. Lj ons wants to represent a populous district of Jackson county in the state senate and take an. active part in the law making for the next two years. It Is- for .the voters of Jackson county to say wheth er or not he is the man they prefer as against such a man as J. C. Horton. Yesterday, after the publication of the charges was made, there was sent to the Journal office the following letter: "To the Editor of the Journal. "Believing that you would willingly cor rect a mistake, and would be unwilling to create a wrong impression against anyone, w e ask you to publish this In correction of what jou said in last Sunday's Journal in referenco to Candidate AY. F. Lyons: ' "Lyons and Cunningham were building two houses, side by side, the work being done by the day, not by contract, and by tho same set of men. Tho evidence at the trial was all to the effect that neither Ly ons nor Cunningham ordered, personally, any of the lumber or bnck or other ma terial, these being all ordered either by the head carpenter or bricklayer. When the houses were finished. It was apparent that the accounts bad become mixed; neither denied this, but differed as to the amount. It was to settle this difference that the matter was submitted to arbi trators. The arbitrators found that there was a difference of about fSSO In ,favor of Cunningham, not that Lyons had used that sum, or even 1 cent, of Cunningham's money. The houses cost about $12,000. The award was settled by Lyons. "JOHN W. WOFFORD, "C. W. CHASE, "Attorneys, Respectively, for Lyons and Cunningham." The letter was shown last evening to Mr. Cunningham at his home. He read it care fully, and then said: "When Mr. Chase signed that as my at torney he assumed a relationship that has never existed. He was not in my employ dmlng tho litigation, nor has he been since, and he has no authority whatever to sign any statement as my attorney. I do not understand what he meant by doing as he has. My Interests in that case were looked after by Benjamin F. Bartlett, and so far as I am concerned there was no other attorney had anything to do with the case. The matter was settled, that is true, and in law I supiose I haie no legal claim against llr. Lyons, although he never paid all of the amount It was declared he owed me, and he never paid any or it until after there Tiad been a dozen garnishments run against people who were Indebted to him on chattel mortgages. The decision of the arbiters was confirmed in the circuit court April 27, 1SS9, shotting that he was indebted to me In the sum of J70S.01, with interest, that made tho total JS40 43. July 17, 1S90, which was one year, two months and twen ty days after the confirmation, I had gar nishments issued for a dozen people who were supposed to owe Lyons, which were returnable at the next session of court, and at that time Lyons mado a debtor's state mtnt. declaring that the money tied up in the garnishments was the property of his wife, that ho had no interest In it, and had no property. That settled the garnishments, but after the court, through his attorney, he made a proposition of compromise, of fering to pay J2.V) cash, give a note for $230 duo one yexr hence, and settle all of the crsts of the garnishments. My attorney, Mr. Bartlett. saldi it was best to compro mise, and we agreed to that setilompnt The note was paid, and the whole matter iiu- Miice neen quiet. That Is how he set tled the award of the arbiters. I have had no desire to air the matter, and had said nothing until he was nominated for the senate. Then I spoke out nnd 1.-1M ho in formation before tho committees. I am a ucmocrai, nnu want my party represented at Jefferson City by men worthy the dis tinction, and as 1 do not beliee that Air Ljcns Is fit to reprrsent the people of Jack win county, I am willing to tell them why I so belleie. "Mr. Ljons mado his home at my house in the sumor of 1SS7 and induced me to pur chase a lot in Bales' addition alongside one he had. and join with him in erecting residences. He was In the real estate buslnej-s, and said that In handling the business together there would n n ., mvlng for both. Ho was going to oversee his work, and could handle both and would lx glad to do so. We bought the loti I made a loan or Jj.000 from Sam H Bales, and arranged so that all iayments for labor and material should be made to Ljons when ho furnished vouchers for them tome. I paid him sums as the build ing progressed until the price or tho house, which was to be $3,)0, was reached. He had agreed to furnish plans which ho had in his possession, so that expense was to bo saved. Tho building began In June, 1SS7, Continued on Sixth Page. GUSTAV PABST DIVORCED. Legally Freed From Margaret Slather Horsewhipping Episode the Basis of Complaint. Milwaukee, Wis., Oct 23. Gustav Pabst, son of the wealthy brewer and a member of the Pabst Brewing Company, has been granted a divorce in the Milwaukee county circuit court from Margaret Mather Pabst, the actress. The ground alleged was cruel and inhuman treatment, and the specific charge was that Mrs. Pabst attacked her husband with a horsewhip in the street on October 2, 1S33. Xo defense was made. A property settlement was made a year ago, when Miss Mather left Milwaukee to re sume her stage career. This horsewhipping episode occurred at noon on October 2, 1S95. Mrs. Pabst was riding with her husband at the time. They had a dispute, when, snatching the whip from the socket, she commenced to ply 't over his shoulders. He Jumped from the buggy and ran away, but she quickly fol lowed after and pursued him for several blocks, all the time laying the rawhide to him with all her might. He offered no re sistance, but at last turned and took the whip away from her and broke it into small pieces, which he threw away. This was the culmination of the romance of the once popular Juliet and the scion of the great brewer. Margaret Mather first met Mr. Pabst In the summer of 1S9L Shortly before she had been separated from Emll Haberkorn, her musical husband. Miss Mather spent the summer at Pewaukee Lake and Mr. Pabst had a cottage there. The brewer's son and the actress met and, like Orlando and Rosalind, they told the story of their love in the sylvan bowers. They were secretly married at Kenosha, and It was many months after before the family of the groom or the public were informed of the event. After the announcement the season of the actress suddenly terminated. The pair came East, and after a' time settled In this city. They were to the outer world like a pair of cooing doves, and society was shocked a year ago when the once mild Juliet whipped her Romeo. A month after they agreed to separate. By the agreement the actress was to receive $100,000 and never more to bother her husband. LOUISVILLE JAIL DELIVERY. Six Desperate Criminals Make Their Escape Dns Through, a Brick Cell Wall. Louisville, Ky., Oct. 23. Another daring Jail delivery was perpetrated to-night at the county jail shortly after 5:30 o'clock, and six desperate prisoners made their es cape. The delivery was supposed to be a wholesale one, in which every prisoner con fined on tho third floor of the old jail was to get out, but the watchfulness of the turnkeys prevented this, and only six men escaped. The men who got out are Jake Vrill, convicted counterfeiter, having a sen tence of six years; Harry Brooks, convict ed of robbing a postoffice, and having a sentence of four years to serve; Tom Mc Kenzle, charged with house-breaking and having had' no trial; William Kenzle, charged with house-breaking and awaiting trial; Tom Kelley, charged with house-breaking and awaiting trial; Wes Saterlee, charged with cow-stealing, and awaiting trial. All were white and con sidered desperate prisoners, who would hesitate at nothing. They gained their liberty by scraping the mortar from the bricks In cell No. 5, letting the bricks fall Into the interior of the cell, and In this manner they cot a hole large enough for them to climb through. One at a time, they made their way out of the hole and climbed up onto the roof. Then, by means of a short rope, they let them selves down Into a narrow alley between tho wall or the Jail yard and an abutment of the new jail, and escaped. None of the escaped prisoners had been captured up to midnight. This Is the sec ond Jail delivery in Louisville within the last year, seven prisoners making their escape on last Christmas day. BURNED OLD GLORY. Brynnlte Fnrndcrs at Sprlngiielil, Mo., Set Fire to the Stars and Stripes. Springfield, Mo., Oct. 23. During the Democratic rally In this city last night the marchers took especial pains to Insult the stars and stripes. The Frisco Sound Mon ey Club had a banner hung across the street from Its headquarters to the Ozark hotel, with the Inscription, "Frisco Rail road Employes' Sound Money Club, 700 Strong." Several American flags were hanging from the banner. The procession, headed by Senator George G. Vest, passed under the banner, and as the horsemen rode along a number of them tried to set fire to tho flags and banner, but were un successful. Finally, one man with a torch handle longer than the others succeeded In setting fire to the stars and stripes. As the flames burned the flags and banner the crowd of Democrats hooted and yelled: "Where are your 700 strong?" Many of the members of the club were at Canton at the time visiting Major McKinley. A meeting of the railroad men has been called for Monday night for the purpose of denouncing the affair. The citizens gen erally, as well as railroad men, are indig nant over the outrage. Richmond, Mo., Store Robbed. Richmond, Mo., Oct. 23. (Special.) The hardware store of Harrison & Robinson at Hardin, this county, was robbed last night for the eighth time this year. Five men did the work. They took about $150 worth of gcod. The same men robbed three resi dcrccs in this city Thursday night and se cured considerable plunder. For Opening Another's Mall. Tcpeka, Kas., Oct. 23. (Special.) G. W. Lannlng, a prominent merchant of Lyon county, has been arrested by the United States authorities on the charge of open-'ing-thc mall of another. It is claimedthat ho opened a letter belonging to his brother-in-law, who happens to be an enemy. Mr. Lannlng sas It was purely a mistake and he has given bond for his appearance at the next term of court. Took Carbolic Acid. Perry. O. T., Oct. 23.-(SpecIal.) Ross Sowers, a young man, swallowed a dose of carbolic acid here to-day. with Intent to commit suicide. He will die NO CRIME TO PROSPECT. Oklnliomn Miner Discharged "When Their Cases Cnme Up at Ana. darkn Last Week. Arradarka, O. T., Oct. 23.-(SpecIal.) A month ago a numbers of prospecters, who had begun to opea up mines in tho Wichita mountains south of here, were arrested and brought before a "United States com missioner. Last week they were given a preliminary hearing, and the commissioner has just rendered his decision declaring that there was no law under which they could be held, and therefore discharging The men have returned to their work with supplies and tools. They now have a shaft sixty feet deep and are taking out ore assaying $1,200 to the ton. Within a few dajs a number of new prospectors have arrived and as soon as the decision becomes officially promulgated there will bo a. rush for thA tbUUg. THERE ARE OTHERS. HANNA EXPECTS TO ADD TO HIS ESTIMATE OF 302 VOTES. NOT READY YET FOR DETAILS. MISSOURI EXPECTED TO BOARD THE M'KINLEY BAND WAG OX. Sound Money Leagues Having; a Pow erful Influence In Working Out the Salvation of the State Few Other States Left to Conquer. Chicago, Oct. 23. With the election only nine days off, Chairman Hanna, of the Re publican committee, feels confident that his list of "302 sure McKinley electors" will be Increased before next Saturday night. This is the substance of his expression yesterday when asked to make a statement giving his views of the situation at the week's close. T would rather not say anything in de tail now," Mr. Hanna continued, "because It looks as if we will be justified a week hence In taking a few more states away from tho Bryan column and adding them to those claimed by us as certain to go Republican. "Instead of doing McKinley and the cause of sound money and protection harm the Popocratlc efforts to create trouble have helped them more than anybody can begin to estimate. We could not ask our friends across the way to do otherwise than keep right on sending out such bulle tins as they have been issuing." Mr. Hanna refused to disclose the doubt ful or Bryan states he believes will get Into the McKinley band wagon this week, but It Is well understood around headquar ters that Missouri is one of them. The chairman will hae to go either into the Rocky mountain region or away down South to get any others. The campaign Is hottest Just now in Mis souri Reports received from there are to the effect that the terrific fight opened un expectedly by the Republicans has sur prised and demoralized the Popocrats. It is understood the Business Men's Leagues of St. Louis, Kansas City and St. Joseph have arranged to put a lot of their best speakers on special trains and carry them all over the state this week. Telegrams have been pouring into7 Mr. Hanna's office from Kentucky, predicting all sorts of Increased majorities for Mc Kinley In that state since the "egg" as sault upon Secretary Carlisle. General Lew Wallace was a visitor at headquarters yesterday and reported that Michigan, where he has been speaking. Is certain to glvo the Republican ticket a good-sized majority.- What he said was not only verified, but strengthened, by some of Colonel Hahn's orators, who, la letters to him, telling their Impressions, de clare the state safe for 0,000 plurality. A MARINE PARADE. Xcnrly 300 Vessels Take Part In a Grand Illuminated Sonnd Money JJemonstratlon.- New York, Oct. 23. Probably" the most' gorgeous marine spectacle, as well as the most Imposing political demonstration that has ever been witnessed in the United States was the parade of vessels In New York harbor last night under the auspices of the Shipping and Industrial Sound Mon ey Association of the port of New York. The parade was a demonstration on the part of business men and others who favor the gold standard, and many weeks had been devoted to the preparations for the event. Nearly 300 vessels. Including every de scription of river craft, made up the il luminated and decorated flotilla, which ex tended for nearly seven miles along the Hudson river and Into the waters of the bay. There were large and graceful excur sion steamers, sturdy ferryboats, clumsy barges and lighters, noisy little tugs and expensive steam launches, all brilliantly decorated with colored lights, political de vices and bunting, which followed one an other amid the glare of rockets, roman candles, fire balloons and colored lights. Many of the boats were equipped with cal cium and flash lights, and beams of light shot across the path of the vessels from various points along either shore.- From piers along the river front, on both sides of the Hudson, and from floats an chored at various points on the route, fire works were exploded. These displays In cluded aerial mottoes of fire, such as "Honest Money," "Peace and Plenty," "The Starry Cloud," "Old Glory." The latter was an Immense representation of ths American flag, 500 by 230 feet. The most Imposing display was at the battery, where the reviewing boat, "Aurora," took up her position, after leading the parade from the starting point, at One hundred and thirtieth street. At the Battery, a floating piece, entitled "The McKinley Bou quet." was produced simultaneously by the discharge of 3,000 colored rockets. The parade was divided Into four divis ions, and each division into four squad rons. The shores on both sides of the river were black with people along the route of the pageant. From every house top that cormtianded a glimpse of the river ppople watched the spectacle, and many of the down town business buildings where spec tators assembled were illuminated. M'KINLEY INJS00D FORM. Able to Continue the Campaign ns Vigorously as Ever Mnny Vis itors This Week. Canton, O., Oct. 23. Speechmaking will continue at the McKinley home up to the very eve of election. To-day, the opening of the last week of tho campaign, finds Major McKinley, to all outward appear ances at least, equal to as hard work as he has experienced at any time during the campaign. He was up and around early this morning, and. In company with his brother Abner, of New York, attended services. Charles G. Dawes, of the na tional committee, arrived from Chicago this morning and spent the day at the Mc Kinley home. Major and Mrs. McKinley. and Mr. Dawes were guests at 12 o'clock at tho home of Judge Willis R, Day. This evening Colonel M. T. Herrick and wife came down from Cleveland to remain over night. These guests were joined during the eenlng by a few relatives residing in the city. The week's programmo opens with six delegations for Monday, fifteen for the succeeding dajs of the week, and a large number of others only partially arranged. Many of the visitors' will be long distance pilgrims, to-morrow bringing a party from Boston, one from New Jersey and two from Indiana. The week will also include "Col lege day," and Youngstown (p.) day, on both of which occasions large crowds are expected. ENTHUSIASTICALLY RECEIVED. Senator Wolcott Greeted by a. Monster Crowd In Denver lie Talks Against Dryanlsm. Denver, Col., Oct. 25 Senator Edward O. Wolcott last night delivered the principal speech of the McKinley campaign In Colo rado to a magnificent audience at the Col- Continucd on Fifth raise. KANSAS ALL" RIGHT. REPUBLICANS CERTAIN TO MAKE A CLEAX' SWEEP. THE POPOCRATS DEMORALIZED. MAKING VALIANT CLAIMS, BUT ARE -WITHOUT HOPE. J Have Given Up Everything; Else In a Desperate Attempt to Secure Con trol of the Legislature Be publicans Say Nothing and Saw Wood. Topeka. Kas., Oct. .-(Speclal.) The campaign In Kansaga&irar.h.e6U&eLRotnt where a reliable conclusion can be reached as to the outcome one week from next Tuesday. That the Republicans will carry the state for McKinley, elect the state ticket from top to bottom and control the legislature In both branches Is beyond all question. The party managers have con ducted one of the best campaigns In the history of the state. The organization has been perfect from one end of Kansas to the other, and everything possible has been done to enlighten the voters on the Issues of the day. Tons of literature have been 6ent out, and at the hundred or more meetings held nightly under the auspices of the state committee, together with as many more under charge of the county or ganizations, the greatest enthusiasm has been manifested. The people by their votes propose to announce to the world In no uncertain tones that Kansas is not made up of repudlatlonlsts. While the Republicans, In every section, present a solid front, the opposition is bad ly disorganized, and Us only fight . from now on will be to attempt- to secure the legislature. All efforts to save the state and national Popocratlc tickets have been abandoned. This comes direct from a member of the Popocratlc executive com mittee who has been assisting actively In conducting the campaign. In this connec tion he also turns the searchlight on the recent meetings of both branches of the Popocratlc committee. At these meetings it was said that, after compiling a poll of the state by counties, it had been as certained that Bryan's majority In Kansas would be about 50,000, and tnat Leedy would run only about 5,000 behind. Inter views at that time with the leaders who attended the meetings indicated that Bryan could expect only 22,000 at the most. These figures, while conflicting, were given out to bolster up the party workers. As a matter of fact, after the inaccurate poll of tho state had been footed up, it was found that Leedy only had a margin of 4,500, while Bryan's was placed at 12,000. These figures were given to the Journal by one who attended the meeting. The Popocrats have taken no poll at all to speak of. The only information they get from each county is a guess sent in by their rankest partisans, who are so badly prejudiced that their Judgment is worth practically nothing. The weakness and hopelessness of the Popocratlc cause are admitted In the letter sent to W D Vin cent, Populist candidate for congress in .F1h district, by Chairman Breiden" m ne seI'-ut committee, recently The Republican committee has not eiven out any figures. It is not giving up its ?tVn ,"? J31""""- " behevethat In stead of sitting idly by and making ck travaran't claims it can be of bettef ser vice in getting out literature and speakers of .hePte- ",h?? talMn a borough poll or the state, and the committee feels ab solutely confident of carrying everything. rim n? Wuho kno" the information is given out that the committee expects a Sriy f ovcr 1S' for McKinley and 22.000 for the state ticket. The gold Demo cratic state, committee is certain that its electoral ticket will poll 15.000 votes, and that almost all of the sound money Dem ""ate will-vote the Republcan state ticket. The Popocrats are not ony handicapped by tho bolt of the middle-of-the-road Pop ulists but ako on account of dissensions or various varieties within their own ranks. For instance, one crowd or Populists who are supporting the ruslon sell-out ticket are fighting Ereidenthal. tooth and toe-nail They have blocked every effort or the chairman to raise campaign runds, and Bretdenthal says that he has only had $900 to use since the Abilene convention. His pet scrip or fiat paper scheme was nipped In the bud by some or the papers belonging to the Rerorm Press Association, and the Populists, as a rule, have failed to send In any subscriptions whatever. Added to Breldenthal's troubles is an internal strife going on within the ranks or the Demo cratic branch or the combination. John Martin and David Overmyer are both candidates ror the United States sen ate, and they are secretly knifing each other wherever they can. It Is not ffeneral- j A Welcome Recruit . t Dnt Brynnltes call him a deserter. ly known that Overmyer Is playing for this high office, but he has told a friend of his ambition He is devoting his energies in supporting members or the legislature whom he knows will stand by him and is doing what he can in a secret way to see that those who ravor Martin stay at home. Martin is making a similar play. The seat or war between these two Popocratlc lead ers Is in tho Sixth congressional district, where a large number or Democrats have been nominated for the legislature. These men have given up the task of even at tempting to elect the Popocratic state or electoral ticket In their scramble for legis lative offices. These facts are known to Senator Peffer, George M. Munger and other Populist candidates for the senate, and thelf friends are now engaged in the same kind of a fight. It is a sort of a double cross political scrap In which every leader Is for himself and the "devil take the hindermost." This is why Chairman Breldenthal, In his letter, told Vincent: "You can realize some of the difficulties in running an ordinary one-hoss campaign." The certain defeat of the Popocrats seems like a just retribution for the Infamous deal made at Abilene, where the plans .were laid to obtain seats at the pie counter by deceiving the great mass or Populist voters on election day, by holstlnsr Wat son's name at the tread or a list or electors, who, ir elected, would never vote for him for vice president under any circumstances. CULVER UPHOLDS MORRILL. Sns Prohibition Is Bcine Jeopardis ed by Its Pretended Friends. . Topeka. Kas., Oct. 23. (Special.) Judge J. F. Culver, of Emporia, one of the most prominent and consistent prohibitionists In Kansas, has written a vigorous letter In reply to the Popocratlc-Independcnt-Prohl-bition party manifesto issued a few days ago. Judge Culver upholds Governor Mor rill's administration, and asserts that the Republican party has been the true and loyal friend to the prohibition cause. Ho SOLDIERS HOME says prohibition In Kansas is being Jeop ardized by the unwise methods of some of its pretended friends. STEINBERGERWILL FIGHT. May Turn the Tables on the Editors Who Are Seeking to Oust Him. Topeka, Kas., Oct. 23. (Special.) In the event those members of tha Reform Press Association of Kansas who are supporting the sell-out ticket follow the Instructions of their boss, Chairman Breldenthal, and! attempt to decapitate their president, Abe Stelnberger, they will discover that they caught a Tartar. It was their Intention to meet this week some day in Topeka, and, under the dictation or Breldenthal, bounce Stelnberger unceremoniously. The presi dent was not even to be notified or the meeting and given a Chance to defend him self. The notice of the proposed meeting was sent to a certain member who Is a rast rrlend or Stelnberger, and in that way the president dropped onto the scheme. Ho has been at work fortifying his position, and If the fight Is made the members of the association will find themselves with out an organization. The president now feels so certain of the correctness of his position that he says he will Issue a call for a meeting over his signature, and state in it that the object is to decapitate him-1 self as president providing a request Is i made in writing by two members of tho! executive committee. The constitution of the state association provides that no edtor or publisher Is ellgl-i ble toj membership unless he Is a supporter of every plank In the Omaha platform, I and advocates the cause of the national ticket nominated by the Populist party.' The state organization is also subordinate! of the national association. Thl3 is where Continued on Fifth Pave. 1 1 . Jill '2 i MM - 9mm wl W6: HOME FOB VETERANS. W. R. C. INSTITUTION AT ST. JAMES, MO., DEDICATED. 10,000 PEOPLE IN ATTENDANCE A "LIVING FLAG" ONE OF TRE FEAT URES OF THE PARADE. Principal Address by Rev. J. H. Ha Kert Short Talk by Congress man Bnrtholdt Home In tended for Old Soldiers nnd Th'elr Wives. St. James, Mo., Oct. 25. (Special.) Not withstanding the terrible accident to the excursion train bearing the members of the G. A. R. posts, the Women's Relief corps, Sons of Veterans, and officers of the Home association, the dedication of the Women's Relief corps' home for veteran soldiers and their wives, took place to day, and was witnessed by one of the larg est gatherings ever assembled In south central Missouri, fully 10,000 persons being In attendance. The parade was over a mile long, reaching from, the depot to the grounds. One of the features was a "liv ing flag" composed of 200 girls and young women, ranging in age from 6 to 20. At the grounds, in the absence of Presi dent Fairbach, Stephen Dellacellai called AT ST. JAMES, MO. the assemblage to order, and Rev. J. H. Hagerty, chaplain or the department or Missouri, opened the exercises by prayer, after which Mayor Reitz welcomed tho visitors. Dr. S. II. Headlee. chairman or tha citizens' committee, addressed the audler.ee on behalf or the citizens or St. James and Phelps county. He said ho had great confidence in the people ot Missouri, and believed they would contribute liber ally to the support or the home. In the absence or Judge Leo Rasslur, or St- Louis, who was to deliver the dedica tory address. Rev. J. II. Hagerty was Intro duced, and made an excellent speech, pay ing a high and noble tribute to the Women's Relier corps and the ladies of the state who started the movement. Hon. Richard Bartholdt, congressman from the Twelfth district, made a short, but very appropriate address on "Patriotism and Its Reward." In which ho paid a glorious tribute to the old soldier who went forth to defend his country, and to the Women's Relief corps or the state, who were in strumental in starting and the rounding or a home ror them In their reclining yearsv Mr. Dellacella then introduced the new superintendent, and matron or the home. Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Crandall. and turned the keys over to them. The flag was then hoisted, and the doors thrown open, and the visitors invited to Inspect the buildings. The home is for old soldiers and their wives. The Idea of establishing It origi nated In 1SS1, at a meeting of Blair corps No. 3, or tho W. R. C. and, the sugges tion being well received, some or the mem bers commenced to devise ways and means to put the project In motion. In tho rail or 1831. a member and director or the as sociation suggested that a committee be appointed to draft a circular, stating there in the alms and 'purposes of the associa tion and appealing to every locality In the Continued on Sixth Page I" 8 DEI 21 HURT. FRIGHTFUL COLLISION ON THE FRIS CO, NEAR ST. LOUIS. ONE WAS AN EXCURSION TRAIN. BEARING G. A. R. MEN AND TnEIR FAMILIES TO ST. JAMES. AN ENGINEER'S CARELESSNESS. WRECK DUE TO DISOBEDIENCE OR NEGLECT OF ORDERS. Excursion Train Should Have Walled at Sprlnsr Park for an Accommo dation Train to. Pass The Trains Came Togeth er at Fall Speed in a Cut. St. Louis, Oct. 23. Shortly before II o'clock this rooming, two passenger trains on the St. Louis & San Francisco railroad, going in opposite directions, collided nearly; opposite Winosor station, about thirteen miles from tuls city, Instantly kilting eight persons and injuring twenty-one others, three of whom may die. Dead. Tho killed; are all of St. Louis. They arel Adolph Hohl, engineer of the accommo dation train. Charles Moblne. , t Conrad! Kuntz. C. C. Blevlns. H. ThalL Barney McKenna, In charge of the re freshments. Miss Maud McKenna, aged 14, his daugh ter. John Cartwright. Injured. The twenty-one persons Injured are: 'Ferdlmond Lange, St. Louis, Internal In juries. David Garretty, SL Louis, head cut and legs bruised. J. E. Riblet, St. Louis, hips and legs in jured. Charles R. Mlletvtz, St. Louts, scalp wounds. Frank Hasler, St. Louis, late of Spring field, Mo., fireman; on excursion train, spinaj cord Injured and hurt internally. Mrs. J. B. McDanlel. St. Louis, slightly Injured. George Wulff, of Klrkwood. conductor on suburban train; hips Injured and body; bruised. Robert Mulholland, Spring Park, brake man on suburban train, slightly Injured. George Atwood. St. Louis, conductor on, suburban train slightly Injured. Joseph A. Dryden, Springfield. Mo., en gineer excursion train, skull fractured and badly scalded. Frederick Miller, Valley Park, fireman on suburban train; legs Injured and body, bruised. A. K. Smith, Valley Park, baggage man on suburban train; head cut and hand and arms Injured. Mrs. A. IC Smith, Valley Park, injured by shock. Matt Wapplehorst, Valley Park, slightly . Injured. Peter Hill, St. Louis, face cut and badly, bruised. Robert Langen. William Suiter, Henry Larborg, Louis Hunt. Henry McMlchaet, Mrs. Rose Hill, all of St. Louis, more oc less Injured. Due to Dtsonedlenee. The collision occurred between the sec ond section of an excursion train, bound west, and tho Frisco Valley Park accom modation. Tho accident was the result o disobedience, or neglect, of orders on the part of the excursion train crew, who) should have remained af Spring Park for orders, and to have let the accommodation train through. The excursion train was the second sec tion of a special bound for St. James. Mo., 100 miles west or St. Louis, where the Mis souri Home for Aged Veterans was ded ldated to-day under the auspices of the G. A. R. and Woman's Relief Corps. Tho first section had gone through safely, and tho second, which consisted of eleven coaches heavily laden with G. A. R. men. their wives and children, left St. Louis about 9 o'clock. According to J. D. Dish man, the telegraph operator and station agent at Spring Park, It should havo stopped at that place for orders. Instead or doing so, the second section passed by the station, and soon after met the ac commodation coming down grade at full speed. Engineer Hohl, of the accommoda tion, was not aware the second section; was on the road, and in trying to mako the switch at Klrkwood crashed Into tho ill-fated train in a cut. Just thirteen miles from tho St. Louis Union station. There were only three cars, a baggago car and two coaches, on Engineer Ilohl'a train, but the collision was terrific, both engines being demolished and a number of the cars telescoped. The wreckage was piled high on the track, and above tho sound of escaping steam could bo heard the cries of the frightened and Injured passengers. Where the Havoc Was "Worst. ICcxt to the engine of the excursion train was tho commissary car. filled with re freshments. Barney McKenna was In charge'of the edibles, and with him was his H-j ear-old daughter, Maud. Both were in stantly killed, being scalded and crushed. A number or passengers, mostly young men, were grouped around the temporary counter, eating and drinking. Almost all wero either killed or injured. This and tho next car. In which were seventy passen gers, suffered tho worst damage, and most or tho killed and injured were taken from them. Engineer Hohl, or the accommoda tion, which was running on time, was kill ed, and his fireman, Frank Hasler. badly Injured. ' The accommodation train consisted or an engine, tender, baggage car and two coach es, In which there were only five passen gers. The engine and tender were wrecked, but tho threo cars were not damaged. It Ii due to the lightness or this train that the accident was not worse than It was. Immediately after the wreck occurred, people began to come In from all directions' on wheels, in buggies and wagons and on foot, and within an hour after the accident occurred thousands could be seen grouped around the pile of debris. No wrecking train was available, but everybody turned to and In a short time had rescued tha Injured and taken out the dead. Doctors from surrounding towns hurried to tha scene and rendered what assistance they could to the suffering, who were trans ported to places of safety. Help Sent From St. Louis. All the medical resources or St. Loud were placed at the disposal or the Frisco road as soon as the news or the accident reached the city dispensary. Dr. Stark loff, the city physician. Immediatly set out for the scene or the wreck with a corps or assistants and ambulances, but wln to the delay experienced in getting to tho sceno of yie wreck their services were not needed. At 2:40 o'clock this afternoon the relief train bearing the survivors of the wreck reached the Union station and was Im mediately besieged by a crowd or friends and relatives anxious to see ir their dear ones had escaped Injury. Some or tha Continued on filth X'