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ROBBERS BREAK INTO HOUSE OF A LONE WOMAN ;No Clue to the Perpetrators HNTONTOWN, Pa., July 22.?Three ariasked robbers broke Into the house S&- <o'f Bllspbeth Brown, an aged womaji ?,???>?? afore "-tea. and cruelly Sv \ tortured her-in-u-affort to compel t jjitci.disclose .the hiding place of money ?be wax supposed to have. They knocked her down, tied her, applied |S ; jbnuiJs to her bare feet and beat her ? 1 Horribly. The woman stoutly refused to *lve the Information. ? iq he'.leved, however, the thieves found some ""i'inwney in the house, which they thoroughly ransacked. MOLTEN BATH FOR WORKMEN ~ - LADLE TIPS AT CARNEGIE WORKS SHOWERING LIQUID MASS OVER HUMAN BEING8. PITTSBURG, July 22.?Caught un 4er a shower of molten metal at the Homestead steel worts yesterday aft>ernoon live men were seriously burnH .od, two perhaps 'fatally, while many ? Others received minor injuries. Tho most seriously burned are: John Deeock, of Dixon street, Homestead; whole body seared; recovery ,.?ald to he Impossible; taken to Brad' -dock General Hospital. ;' Joseph Shusko, of Second avenue Homestead; burned about entire body; may die; taken to the Braddock Hos; > vital. .V. Ignati Kowall, of Dtxon street, Homestead; burned about arms and tack. ji;.' Albert Stelmer, of Twelfth avenue, : Munhall; burned about legs. : Clyde Mortimer, of Clarion, Pa.; turned about the back. v' The men were tapping a furnace In -open hearth fill No. 3 when the big ladle, containing tons of molten metal, ;>: was accidentally tipped. As the liquid v,- steel struck the floor It splashed with explosive force upon the workmen standing about Deeock was standing oimnat lUrcrtiv under the ladle when (It tipped., GROOM KILLED /AND BRIDE WAS MORTALLY IN. |p'- JURED ON EVE OF THEIR Hp WEDDING DAY. NEW" YORK. July 22?Almost on 'lithe eve of their wedding Dr. Edward 'J. Gallagher, of 392 East Twelfth J v street, was Instantly Killed and Miss - .Helen Madlgan was mortally Injured * when the auto In which they were V':^ riding was smashed to pieces by the Sag, Harbor express of the Long Ial-I f| /'?iid Railroad yesterday at the Locust p| avenue crossing In St. Albans. The tanks were broken and the gasollne catching Ore enveloped the phyE, - alcian and Miss Madlgan In flames, !?," ' IfThe woman's body was burned raw I1*- and she was taken to the Jamaica Hos?ffi5^|tai. The doctors said there was no ' '^chance of her recovery. Gallaher's body was found unt4^er'tlie auto. The train was brought to_ a standstill within a few hundred -'reit, and passengers made desperate efforts to extinguish the flames enclr idling Miss Madlgan. There was no ' ' 'ao onto of tl,o drneelno , . ilOgUlOU V4 6?lv ?"V VMW v.wmiug, BP GOVERNOR'S DAY mt. . ? .At Mti U-ake Park?Two State Execupi v tlvei Will Be There. 1A- . ^"Thursday, August first, has been delgnated as Governors' Day at Mt. Lake .'Park. Governor Warfleld, ot Maryland, and Governor Dawson, of West v ,virgtwa# navepromiireu to ue pidocih mid deliver addresses. President Murray, of the Baltimore fgSjfiinfl Ohio Railroad, and other men Of prominence will be present on the same day. A large crowd Is expected BEAT AND TQI RYING TO FIN 100 Lives.Lost TyifO STEAMERS COLLIDED OFF SHELTER COVE AT MIDNIGHT. SAN FRANCISCO, July 22.?Newa just received "here that steamers Columbia and San Pedro were In collision off Shelter Core at midnight Sat J _l_Us TL? rinlnmhla aimlr otirl uruay uiguu mc wviuuium ?uu? uu. one hundred Urea were lost ' About an equal number of the Columbia's passengers escaped to the steamer San Pedro. A heavy fog pi?valled. The Columbia sank! almost Immediately. The San Pedro Is badly damaged. She transferred all the passengers to the steamship Elder. Meager details depict a scene of horror and of rare heroism. The Columbia was en route to Portland, carrying passengers and merchandise. The San Pedro, heavily laden with lumber, drove heavily Into the side of the Columbia. HURT BY FALL DR. HARVEY, OF ELKINS, RECEIVED SERIOUS AND PAINFUL INJURIES. Dr. G. B. Harvey, a prominent resident of Elklns, was seriously Injured on Thursday of last week by falling from a building to the ground, a distance of 16 feet Drl Harvey had gone to the top of the building to oversee some workmen who were making repairs and stepped upon a loose plank, whi^fi ravA wav. letting him fall to the stone pavement below. His Injuries, while not now thought to be,fatal are serious, lie having sustained a severe scalp wound and three broken ribs, beside others less serious. Dr. Harvey Is well known here, .having attended the Normal school a number of years ago. DEflffl LIST HAS REACHED THIRTY-THREE AS RE8ULT OF SATURDAY'S WRECK OF PERE MARQUETTE SPECIAL. DETROIT, July 22.?Banner HIgglns, 28, Pere Marquette employe, died this morning, making the total deaths In Saturday's wreck thirty-three. Of the even hundred injured, there are a number beyond recovery. Officials state the railroad will pay equitable damages to the survivors of the dead and to those maimed In the accident. HEALER LEAPS TO DEATH. Jumps With Mrs. Eddy's Book From Fourth-Story Window. NEW YORK, July 22.?Too hard did Eugene Howe study in order to become a Christian Science "healer," and his relatives and Dr. Gregory Costlgan insisted to-day that his reading had made Howe Insane. , He Jumped from a window on the fourth floor of Dr. Costlgan's home in West Eighty-sixth street early In the day and died In Roosevelt Hospital. When Howe Jumped from the window he had a copy of Mrs. Eddy's book in his hand. 6TONEBR IDGE BURNS. Flaming Underbrush Causes $1,000 Damage in Park. PITTSBURG, July 22.?The underbrush In Highland Park near the stone bridge caught Are In some unknown manner yesterday afternoon and before the fire was extinguished the stonework of the bridge had been damaged to the extent of $1,000. The flames from the burning brush craked the stones In scores of places. A still alarm was sent In to^o, 8 engine company. Correction. The article m Saturday s paper which stated that the McKeesport Tin Plate Company, of McKeesport, had purchased the entire output of the Parkers Run Coal Company, the amount contracted for should have read 6,000 tons per months. Kiss Rose McKlnney, of the University Summer School, spent Sun lay at her home In the First ward. Misses Jennie Fleming and Grace ^tor, Denver,Co., tTUREAGED D BER MONEY AGED MM DP ATWESTON TOBAT JAMES VANDER70RT PASSED AWAY AT ADVANCED AGE AFTER LONG ILLNESS. A message received here this morning from Weston announced the death 1 of Mr. James Vandervort which occurred there this morning at 10:15 o'clock after a long H'.aes3 from a complication of diseases. Two months 1 ago Mr. Vandervort was brought here to Cook's Hospital to undergo an operation but an operation was thought not to be advisable and he returned home where he had gradually grown worse until the end came. Mr. Vandervort was 80 years of age and Is survived by his wife and several children. He was a brother of the first Mrs. Allison Fleming, the first Mrs. Metx Fleming and Mrs. Marjorle Fleming. all of whom have been dead many I years. Mr. Vandervort Is the last of his family. During his illness be has been visited by a number of his nieces. Mrs. Llnnle Hall, and daughter, Mrs. Anna Vockrodt, of Pittsburg. ' are in Weston now and Miss Jennie i Fleming returned last evening from < Weston. Mr. Vandervort was one of 1 the most prominent men or wesiuu and bis death has caused wide spread < sorrow among his many friends. No i I funeral arrangements have been made. ' | Among the relatives from here who i will attend the services are Miss AIIte Fleming, Mrs. R. L. Cunningham, Messrs. Hale and Coleman Fleming and Prof. U. S. Fleming. I OHIO SOLID FOR TAFTi BIG SECRETARY WILL GET HIS ' HOME STATE AND KNOCK FORAKER OUT. CLEVELAND, 0., July 22.?William ' H, Taft, secretary of war, will be en- 1 dorsed for the Presidency at the meeting next Sunday at Columbus of the Republican State central committee. 1 In many quarters It would not occasion surprise if that action were unanimous. This action politicians say win be the final and staggering blow to the Presidential aspirations of Sena ? ?- -v j it ~.?11 Ka a< tor J. ts. roraKer turn it a?u ?*??? ww ? crushing blow to the senator's organization in Ohio. Foraker has maintained headquarters at Cincinnati and both he and Dick hare been conducting a quiet campaign, but their efforts 1 seemingly hare been In rain, as at 1 least sixteen' of the twenty-one central committeemen hare declared for 1 Taft ' . 1 LOOK WHO'S HERE : CARL D. McCULLOUGH AT THE GRAND OPERA HOUSE TO-NIGHT. 1 Mr. Carl D. McCullough, who makes Ma Hrmr theater-eoers of Fairmont to-night, Is probably the cleverest. In his line, that has ever appeared In this city. He has just closed two successful seasons with George , M. Cohan's "Little Johnny Jones" and "George Washington, Jr.," companies, and Is playing a few vaudeville dates between seasons. He gives Impersonations of musical comedy stars, among which are Eddie Foy, Nick Long, George M. Cohan, Ethel Levey, Marte Dressier and others, each and every one in an exceedingly clever and realistic manner. His Impersonation of the "Yankee Doodle Comedian" Is the cleverest ever negotiated. This will be Mr. McCulIough'8 farewell week in vau devllle as he returns to New York to rehearse for the production of "George Washington, Jr.," In which piece he will essay the role originally played by Mr. Cohan. I i THREE DROWNED When Guafd Railing at Boat Landing ' Broke. LORAINE, Ohio, July 22.?Breaking of guard railing tUs morning at a < hnnr lflndtnv nrenlnltAted fifteen em- I ployes of the American Shipbuilding i Company into Black river. . Three J wenrdrowned and-awnU^ i UttlT lllSMiltK f ? No One Looks for An Agreement BOISE, Idaho, July 22,-This will doubtless provethe last week of the Haywood hairing, practically every person la Boise who has (allowed the long court trial expresses opinion that the Jury wlltdlsagree. No one thinks It worth while to hope (or a definite decision, expecting the jurors to divide ibout evenly, Attorney Richardson began his argument (or the defense this morning and wftl occupy the entire day, maintaining the State has wholly failpd' to make"out a case. The Jury will probably get the case Frlday. TURNEDOVER EVERY COACH OF GOLOEN STATE LIMITED OVERTURNED IN WRECK?NONE KILLED. ELPASO. July 22.?Many passengers were killed according to unconfirmed reports from Corrone, N. M., in a wreck )C tne KOCK lHiana ana uutaeu awic Limited last night a hundred and ninety-five miles from here. The scene Is :o remote thtis far only most m'eague details are obtainable. Every coach was overturned. Railroad officials ieny that any tone was killed. BIG COAL DEAL RENDS. Baltimore Concern Holds Options on Somerset County Lands. JOHNSTOWN, Pa., July 22 ?M. W. Kelrn and Scott Bibert have sold 210 options on coal lands in Stony Creek, Shade and Juemahoning townships, Somerset county, to Thomas J. Abler, who represents the Somerset Coal Oo. )( Baltimore. The company will close the options in the near fueure. They cover 24,000 acres In Stony Jreek township, 4,000 In Shade townihlp, and 10.000 In Juemahoning township, a total ot 38,000 acres, and the average price Is $60 an acre, or a total ot $2,280,000. It is stated that the aptions will be lifted within a month. "II, SJAIL" rod i PV CARS BEGAN SERVICE TO DAY FROM HERE TO CITY OF CLARKSBURG. The street railway mall service iver the Fairmont, Clarksburg Traction Company's lines started to-^ay. The mall car from Watson arrived at the local office at 12:30 o'clock and !rom Clarksburg and Intermediate points at one o'clock. The outgoing nail cars leave the local office at three o'clock. The cars have nice signs on hem which read "U. S. Mall." DIGESTER REDUCES MAN Soils Him to Death, Leaving Only a Few Bones BA.LLTON, Fa., July 22.?To be ooiled to death In a digester at a lulp mill, until there was nothing left if his body but a few bones, was the inrrlble fate of Sylvester Nacuskt, an imploye o( the Union Bog and Paper Company. JNacuskl was employed In shoveling ?ulp wood ships Into a digester, where he pulp Is cooked with steam and acid, and It Is supposed he accidentaly fell In. 4001EED TERRIBLE MINING DISASTER REPORTED FROM MINING DISTRICT IN JAPAN. LONDON. July 22?A. terrible mtn hg disaster has occurred at Toyo-Oka nines, Japan, according to the Reuter Telegram Company dispatches from Toklo. Over four hundred miners were killed by an explosion. V , Changes at tHe Tavern. Mracus Moran, former night clerk it the Tavern, has resigned his postJon.and has entered upon his duties us bookkeeper for the Fairmont Planng Mill Company. Charles. Steele has icoepted the position vacated by Mr. lloran's resignation.^ v STOLE A MAN LATER ME DESERTED WIFE LOVES TOTHE END TELEGRAM TELLING OF WAYWARD HUSBAND'S DEATH BRINGS SORROW TO THE WIFE. PITTSBURG, July 22.?Sobbing out her lore for her dead husband, but unable to bury him, Mrs. Anna Davis, of 637 Congress street, Columbus, 0., mored the men at the Allegheny county morgue early yesterday morning. ghe claims that he deserted her.and two children, two years .ago and the first Intimation of his whereabouts was a telegram she received Saturday night that he was dying. Before Bhe could board a train she was notified he was dead, but she came to this city ana rusnea to me morgue, uetuu iug that no matter what he hat done she loved htm. She cannot bury the body as she would wish, and unless she gets help It will have to be buried by the cotm ty. This Is worrying Mrs. Davis as muCh as the sudden news of the death of her husband. When Mrs. Davis reached Pittsburg about midnight Saturday she went direct to the morgue, where her husband's body had been taken. She said she had no funds to take charge of the body. Soon after leaving his wife Davis secured employment in Vender, grift. Pa., but the greater part of his | time he spent traveling Co various points selling patent medicines. Friday night he was prostrated by the heat and w^s removed to the Allegheny General Hospital, where he died. As soon as he was sent to the hospital a friend telegraphed Mrs. Davis he was dying, and Just as she was starting to Pittsburg another telegram said he' was dead. GEM'S PLACE WAS RAIDED FIVE GIRLS, FOUR MEN AND THE PROPRIETRESS CAUGHT IN THE HAUL, Gem Fleming's place was raided last night by the police force of the city and several persons were caught. The proprietress, five girls and four men were In the haul. Gem put up twenty dollars for herself, ten dollars for each of the girls. Two of the men put up ten dollars each, the other two put up gold watches. The flues collectThey were fined ten dollars each. Flo Campbell, Minnie McDonald. Myrtle Merrlfleld, Marie Stone ana "Will McDonald got thirty days for loitering. Hugh Griffith was a plain drunk that got six dollars. Joe Matbeson put up six dollars for being drunk. Carrie Smith and Helen Helgoth put up a diamond ring for loitering. They were fined ten dollarse ach. A BIGLOAD nreaiai-a r*r\t iiiidia DDftilftur iw ai cnmcn vwbumain unvwuiii m A HEAVY CARGO OF FREIGHT THI8 MORNING. % _____ The steamer Columbia came In today on schedule time with the heaviest cargo of goods that has come uo the river since the spring opening ct the ;lver traffic. Captain Lloyd, of tho Columbia, phoned Wnarfuiast.'r WaiM to hire five good men to help unload the boat. The cfew of the vossef has been overworked since the high water and was completely tired out The men were secured. During the rise In the river the water In the wharf house was tour fret deep. About five Inches of West fork tnitH ?mtj left on the floor. The hose was turned on and the house Is good and cloan. Whortmnsfer Watts had his picture taken this morning while sitting on the "veranda" of the boat house. Board of Health Bus/. The county board of health Is going to Inquiry Into the condition of the. slaughter hguses of the 'county aqd see that they are conducted In a sanitary manner. Some of the places have been visited and found to be In pretty 5 WIFE AND RDERED DIM I HITS A CONGRESSMAN McDERMITT, OF CHICAGO, KNOCKED OUT IN TELEGRAPHERS' MEETING. ClilCAGO, July 22.?The CometuiTTnlnn raHflaA tha uiai Aciogiayucia uuiuu lumuwu action ot the national executive boera In settling the San Francisco strike. A tew obstructionists were promptly voted down. During the meeting Congressman McDermltt occupied a seat on the platform. E. M. Moore, ex-offlclo, had a seat next to the presiding offlcer. Congressman McDermltt Is a member ot the union. A loud call was made for him to speak, and when fie stepped forward Moore promptly objected because the congressman had not pala his dues. The point was sustained by the chair. Flushed with rage McDermltt took his seat, but he made a reference to the character ot. Moore that caused the latter to Jump at him and land an uppercut square In his face, knocking him down and out. RAN AMUCK DID HENRY SCUTCHEON CRAZED BY GRIEF OVER HIS S9N'S ILL HEALTH. MU8KBGON, Mich., July 22.?Craied by financial troublea and worry over his son'a health, Henry Scutcheon, a well to do tarmer residing near Nuncle killed his Invalid eon, his wife and her foeter tather and then attempted to kill a neighbor, Henry McClellan, but the latter shot Scutcheon to death and surrendered to the authorities today. PAINFUL INJURY. Was Sustained by Newburg Man Brought to Miners' Hospital. John DeWltt. -of Newburg, who la employed at the cement plant at Rowlesburg, was brought to the Mlnera' Hospital Saturday evening, having received painful Injuries by being struck with a crane used at the works. The crane stniclj DeWItt In the head, Inflicting a severe cut that rendered him unconscious for a while. DeWItt Is getting along very well. j Death at Monongah. Harry Anderson, the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Anderson, died this morning at the home of his parents In Monongah. The child was one year and 2 months of age and his death was caused by a complication of diseases. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday morning at the residence and the remains laid to rest In the Anderson cemetery. j Guests of Mrs. Baker. Misses Margaret and Jennie 3hlnn and Miss Jane Carpenter who have been visiting friends In Elklns have spent me past rew aays in Beveriey the guests of Mrs. Stark Baker. They were guests of honor at a dance one night last week. Mrs. Delia Shlnn Is still In Elklns, and Mrs. Maggie Reger. who had spent the past week there returned home Saturday night Miss Colbert Entertained. Miss Josephine Colbert entertained a large party of young ladles In a delightful manner at her home on Sunnyslde last 'evening. The' hours from eight to ten-thirty were spent in a most enjoyable manner. Delicious refreshments were Berved.?Morgantown New Dominion. Balloon Sinks In the Baltic., ST. PETERSBURG, July 22.rNews reached here to-day that the big military balloon in which four officers were making flight was sunk In the Baltic. Details are lacking. B'a Fiaht at Montana. . A big light occurred at Montana Ian night In which a man by the name ot Danuart wag badly cut. A fellow by the name of Happy Sam did the cutIng. Miss Pansee Ramage returned home Saturday from a visit to Mr. Porter Maxwell and family in Harrison county. , Miss Cora Dunn, of Falrohance, Pa,, Is in the city the guest of her sister Mrs. Elisabeth Nut urn, on 8th street. Forman's Photo Oallery will be closfrom Auorl 1 to SfllVL Loc u&n n? ^ ^ ^ '' ' '' ^ ^ ' ' ' J ~^ ^ " ' yy(icunlnn : *1 . _ . _ . POnnd trjD grtC