AT HOME IN EVERY HOME. A Jk A A MS! A A*"*" THt HOME NEWS FIR9T. I 5!
INTO HOUSE OF
A LONE WOMAN
;No Clue to the
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
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;
.V. Ignati Kowall, of Dtxon street,
Homestead; burned about arms and
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
/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,
mt. . ?
.At Mti U-ake Park?Two State Execupi
v tlvei Will Be There.
^"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
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
HURT BY FALL
DR. HARVEY, OF ELKINS, RECEIVED
SERIOUS AND PAINFUL
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
HAS REACHED THIRTY-THREE AS
RE8ULT OF SATURDAY'S
WRECK OF PERE MARQUETTE
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
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
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
D BER MONEY
AGED MM DP
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
BIG SECRETARY WILL GET HIS '
HOME STATE AND KNOCK
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
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
When Guafd Railing at Boat Landing '
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
No One Looks for
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.
EVERY COACH OF GOLOEN STATE
LIMITED OVERTURNED IN
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.
rod i PV CARS BEGAN SERVICE
TO DAY FROM HERE TO CITY
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
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
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
TERRIBLE MINING DISASTER REPORTED
FROM MINING DISTRICT
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.
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
LOVES TOTHE END
TELEGRAM TELLING OF WAYWARD
BRINGS SORROW TO
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
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.
FIVE GIRLS, FOUR MEN AND THE
PROPRIETRESS CAUGHT IN
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
Carrie Smith and Helen Helgoth
put up a diamond ring for loitering.
They were fined ten dollarse ach.
nreaiai-a r*r\t iiiidia DDftilftur iw
ai cnmcn vwbumain unvwuiii m
A HEAVY CARGO OF FREIGHT
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
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'
ClilCAGO, July 22.?The CometuiTTnlnn
uiai Aciogiayucia uuiuu lumuwu
action ot the national executive boera
In settling the San Francisco strike.
A tew obstructionists were promptly
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
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.
DID HENRY SCUTCHEON CRAZED
BY GRIEF OVER HIS S9N'S
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.
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.
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
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
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