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EIGHT P'" S TODAY Volume IY, Number 121 GLOBE, GILA COUNTY. ARIZONA, THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 1910. PRICE FIVE CENTS t E I LATEST IE Eye Witnesses Tale of Awful Snows tide Flashing Lightning Gave Wierd, Uncanny Aspect to First Work of Rescue-Scarcely Sign Left Above Snow EVERET, March 2. According to lists completed to night, and estimates of the Great Northern officials, the number oi' killed by the avalanche that overwhelmed the Spokane Express will reach eighty-four. Eight passengers and nine trainmen are known to be dead, including A. E. Longcey, secretary to Superin tendent O'Neill. Thirty-eight passengers and twenty-nine railroad em ployes are missing. Among the passengers yet unaccounted for are Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Beck and three children, of Pleasant on, Cal. A comprehensive story of the disaster .and circum stances can not yet ya obtained. Several men who saw 'the catastrophe at Wellington arrived at Scenic today, but they were 'hysterical from the horror and perils of the descent of the m'ountain, and unable to describe the scene at the summit or the work of recovering the bodies. -While some of the missing mar be found alive,' the fate of the majority is death. All the injured are cared for at Wellington by doctors and nurses sent from here. The rescue party that left tonight "will not arrive at Wellington until noon. The coaches arc still buried. One Avoman was rescued with her two children after twelve hours under the snow and debris. It is believed all the injured will recover. Mrs. N. A. Coving-ton of Olympia, among the missing, was on her Avay to celebrate her golden wedding at Seattle. She is the mother of Rev. J. Covington, superintendent of the Washington Children's home. ,Mrs. M. Starrett of Chemanius, B. C, is also among the missing, with one of her children. Two daughters vcre killed. ' ' STORY' BY SURVIVORS The first news direct from the scene of the disaster came late tonight, when Dr. Cox, one of the Great Northern physicians, avIio went out on the lirst relief train, returned from Wellington, accompanied by three of the survivors, Ray Forsythe, R. M. Lavelle, fireman, .and S. A. Bates. Cox says none of' the injured are in a critical condi tion. When the party left Wellington, sixteen were in .the hospital. Forsythe and Bates estimate that not mdre than twen ty of the 110 persons who were carried into the canvon by the avalanche escaped injury. Eleven passenger cars, three locomotives, four electric motors, a rotary snow plow, a rotary shed and a sand house were swept awav by the slide. A member of the lirst relief party who returned to Everett tonight, said that when ho reached the scene all the cars were completely buried. Much of the wreckage was covered with forty feet of snow and all that could be seen was one party buried electric motor, two loco motives and the wreckage of a rotary. All that could be seen was one partly buri steel pipe sticking out of the snow where a Pullman was twisted around a stum), and a curtain lav on to). CARS POISED IN MIDAIR Forsythe was in a car in which wore five women and seven children. Three women and two children escaped. The others, undoubtedly perished. Telling of his experience, Forsythe said it seemed as if the ear was lifted bodily from the tracks and hold poised in midair. Suddenly it toppled over the edge and rolled down the steep embankment. Instantly the air was filled with the shrieks of the in jured. A fearful storm was raging and a high wind blowing, accompanied bv a spectacular displaw The first men to extricate themselves from the wreckage set to -vork releasing those loss fortunate. There wore no lights and tho carried on their work in the flare of the VICTIMS NUMBERE W Tell 1 ragtc of Two Trains. - lightning, which was almost incessant. Severed Hand Found This morning the severed hand of a woman was found. On the finger was a ring- bearing initials which lead the workers to believe it be longed to Miss Katherine O'Reilly, of Spokane, who is listed among the missing. The men returning from the scene of the disaster hold little hope of any of the missing being recovered alive. This tends to strength en the estimate that the to tal death roll will reach eighty-four. Fireman Bates was buried in the snow for six hours. Other survivors heard his shouts and dug him out be fore the first party of res cuers arrived. EOF S. Declared-, However, that Col onel Swope Never Took His Remedies KANSAS CIT1', Maich 2. After a week's delay, occasioned by squabbles between attorneys and her presence be foio the gr.ind jury, Mrs. Logan Swope, the guiding hand in the investigation of the Swope mysteiy, today gave her deposition in Dr. H) tic's Blunder suit against John Paxtou, executoi of the Swopo estate. Mrs. Swope told of many eccentrici ties of Colonel Swope, and thee wifu all seriousness expressed her coufidence in Charles K. Jordan, the swarthy "jarb" man, who, received $20,000 for doctoring the Swopes dining eight ) ears. while ilis. wopo was telling Uei storv. the deputy unci iff of Wyandotte count), Kansas, was searching for tho herb specialist with a warrant, cuarg ing him with practicing medicine with out a license. Jordan was found at home ill, and the wan ant was not served. Regardless of all Jordan's troubles, Mis. Swopo believed in him. She is still "doctoring" with him, she testi fied today. She also said that Mis. 11) de, who precipitated the investiga tioil of tho 'doctor," also had confi dent!! in him at one time. "Colonel Swopo neer took any of Jordan's herbs," Mrs. Swopo said. All the members of the family used them except him," May Make Military Demon stration If China Pur sues Course ST. PETERSHURG, Marth 2 The Russians hae submitted to tho Chinese foreign boaid n formal proposition for the extension of the Kalgan raihoad by foieign capital as an alternative of the Aigun-Chin railroad project. China may intimate her intention to build the lest of tho road, like the hist section, purel) with Chinese capital, and decline to abandon the Chin Chow line. Dispatches reporting the intention of China to permit an anglo Aniciican s)udicato to pioteed with the construe turn of tho Chin Chow road without waiting tor Uussi-ui assent taiised dis quietude here. What Jiussi.i's tiiither action will be is not known, hut theie is talk or u "nnlitaiv demonstration" if China should persist in hei present attitude. in .Manchuria. WEATHER BULLETIN WASHINGTON, D. C, Maich 2 'oiecast for Arizona: Genciallv fair Thursda) and Friday. riDGTon HELD GQNF1DENG I RUSSIANS ALARMED GENERAL IE WILL BEGIN One Hundred Thousand Union Men Will Assist Striking Carmen MAYOR DECLARES NO ARBITRATION Council Called Upon to De mand Settlement from Transit People PHILADELPHIA. March 2. That a unieisal strike order of union workers and sympathizers will begin at mid night Friday was pioclaimcd by the Central Labor Union tonight. Tho striko leaders declaio 100,000 will stop work at that hour if the Rapid Transit company does not in the mean time consent to arbitration of their dif ferences with the carmen. The meeting at which the strike or der was piomulgated was largo and the sentiment was apparently unanimous. Telegrams were read from the Chica go and San Francisco federations oi Jabor with 230,000 and 175,000 mem bers, respectively, pledging moral ard financial Support for the cause of their Philadelphia brethren, resolutions were adopted condemning the attitude of tho traction companjj by which, it is stated, business has been disorganized and thousands of persons not directly interested in tho strike thrown out of employment. The council wastfcalled upon to insist that Mayor Ueyburn immediately serve' notice that the company must submit to arbitration, as tho public, whom he lepiesents, demands, and that ho return the police to their regular posts of duty and stop using them to man trollev caw. In a proclamation, addressed to the trades unions of Philadelphia and sym pathizers, the grievances of the carmen against the corporation are lecited in detail. "In the ranks of organized labor," tho document proceeds, "an injury to one is tho concern of all, and therefore all union labor is directly affected by the attitude of the Philadelphia Rapid Tiansit company towards its union em ployes." A committee was named to wait upon the council tomorrow and present copies of tho resolutions. Tlie union of stage hands, employed in theaters and oilier amusement places in this city, notified their employers to day that if the rapid transit company anil their employes had not reached an agreement befoio Saturday the stage hands would quit. Ro)burn said today that he ivould continue to refuse to be a party to any arbitration pioceedings, even if it caused him to break with the republican organization. Although the day was unusually quiet throughout the city, demonstrations started tonight in the northeast section. A number of cars were demolished and boys set fire to a fi.uno waiting room owned by the tianit company. A shot was fired at Captain Duncan, a park guard, who was doing special striko duty, tonight, while liding in an automobile. The assailant escaped. Several associations of emplo)eis, whoso men are threatening to go out, held meetings today to discuss the sit nation. The master builders adopted resolutions commending tho city admin istration's stnnd on maintaining order, and further' resolved to declare a lock out if the unionists in the building trades strike. Direttor of Safety Clay announced that ho had been collecting statistics as to tho number of men who would not strike. According to him the workmen gener ally will ignore tho striko order. GENERAL BELL IS SSIE TALKER F Makes No Evasion on Stand of Part He Had in Crip ple Creek Riots DENVER, Colo, Marcli 2. General Sherman M. Hell proved a tart.u tor an attome) who called him to the witness stand today in the suit of Mrs. Mary C. Carle) against Geneial Hell and otheis for damages because of the death of her husband during tho Crip pie Creek nots in 1901. "I did not get out any special writ IE WATER,WATER EVERYWHERE ten invitation to the mine owners, trainmen, newspaper men, deputies, militia or any other persons to go to Danville on June 8, 1904," asserted General Hell on tho stand. "They went at my touimnnd It was 1 who oidered them on the train and they surely went. I had charge of everybody and everything. I did not talk with Carleton, president of the Mine Owners' association that moin ing. I knew my own business." There was no evasion in the replies of tho stern warrior to the questions of Mrs. Carlcv s attorney, who sought to prove that her husband was slain by orders of General Hell, and also tried to prove that the mine owners were partly responsible. General Bell talked the examining lawyer ufT his feet and almost com pleted the rcaaing of the 'iroclamatioii of Sheriff Edwaid Bell of Tellei coun ty, showing that tho miners were in a state ot insuriettion, and other state ments tho plaintif's attorney did not want to cot to the juiy's cars. General Bell said he talked with the sheriff of Teller county before he gave orders for the mobilising ot deputies anil troops, and to nobody but the slier iff. DEMOCRATS MAY NOT INVITE BRYAN WASHINGTON, D. C, Marcli 2. Statements made by members ot the committee in charge of arrangements lor the big .Icilerson's birthday ban quet to he given m this city m Apnl indicate that William J. Bi)iin is like ly to be overlooked when the invita tions are sent out. It is hoped to secure tioveinor .Marshall ot Indiana, Governor Harmon of Ohio and Mayor Gaynor of New York as the chief speakers. Majority of Corporations Coming Through With Tax Reports WASHINGTON, D. C, March 2. 1 rom fragmentary advices which come to Royal II. Cabell, commissioner of in ternnl revenue, from the. eastern and middle parts of the United States, he Relieves the percentage of delinqupents in making returns under the law im posing a tax of 1 per cent on the net incomes of corporations will not be more than 10 per cent. No definite information, however, from the United States as a whole, will be available until the monthly reports of collectors of internal revenue have reached the treasury department. TIw officials believo the total reve nuo tax will possibly exceed the esti mate made by Secretary MaeVeagh $25,000,000 during the year. WILITB MAID AND JAP YOUTn FIND WAY TO WEDLOCK GOLDriELT), Nov.. March 2. Alter a minister and justice of 2" the peato had lefused to perform 4 the teremony, H. Y. Inu)to, a $ fr Japanese, and Vivian Blnekwell, both of Los Angeles, were married today by Judge Stevens in the 4 fr distnet court. fr When the couple made npiiliea- tion for a license the oihcials re- ? fused to giant one until an opin- ion was had fiom the distrut at fr torney. He found no law in Ne fr vada prohibiting the marriage of 4 ! an American to a Japanese. $ FEWERDELINQUENTS ORIENTAL LIMITED GOES TUMBLING INTO CANYON One Killed and Many Injured When Train Crashes Into Heap of Boulders Fire and Explosions Add to Horrors of La test Accident SPOKANE, Maich 2. Crashing i ito two tons of boulders the Oriental Limited of the Great Northern, piling d down a fifty foot embankment, twen ty-two miles east of here today, earning down five burning cars, killing tlie fireman, Ed Miller, and seriously iujunng tho engineer and seveial passen geis. Tho accident occurred near Milan, a station tin the main line, as the train was turning a curve. Half a dozen of the 175 passcngeis saw tho ap proaching danger and only the heioic effort of Engineer Alunzo Carlo of Spo kane, who threw the eniergencv brakes twentv live feet before the roks were leached, saved tho entire trainload fiom death. Explosions of gas tanks on the burning tars added to the horror of th Mtastrophe The entne train was saved from the flames when Conductor Robertson marshalled the iininpired passcngeis and, uncoupling tho cars n t burning, b) human strength alone sh ed them out of reach of the flames STALLED TRAINS ADD TO OGDEN WO Entire Northwest Drenched With Continued Pouring and More Coming TRAFFIC TIED UP; ROADS WASHED OUT Many Towns Threatened; Situation Worst Known in Twenty Years OGDEN, Marcli 2. With hundreds of passengers marooned here and the westbound trains bringing other hun dreds of travelers, including many col onists, the Southern Pacific is more helpless tonight than at any time in its history. Not a train has left for the west in twenty-four hours and the floods in the Humboldt valley, where the river has changed its course, nr so overwhelm ing, according to advices, that it will require a week or ten da)s befoie traf fic can be partially lestored. Train No. 9, earning tons of mail, which left Tuesday for the west, will be ictuined from Nevada. Other passenger trains which have been tent out will be re turned to Ogden, where the Southern Pacific maintains a hotel, and there the passengers will be accommodated. The Union Pacific and Denver &. Rio Grande continue to operate trains flora the east and their passengers swell the number of marooned travelers. The local officials will not attempt to estimate the damage, but declare tlie total will exceed the highest figuies of any similar disaster in the history of the road, with the exception of the recent floods on the Salt Lake route. Tho special train carrying the Chi cago White Sox has been held here a week. Comiskey today decided to be gin spring piacticc immediately and engaged ; gymnabium for indoor work and a local baseball park for outdoor training. It is certain that a revision of the paying schedules in the toast cities will be nccessarv. RIVERS UNABLE TO CARRY HEAVY RAINS Seattle Paces Condition Un paralleled for Years SEATTLE, Marcli 2. Eighteen feet of snow on the tfest slope of the Cas cades and eight feet on tho east slope is being changed into water by a vvaim wind from the sea, and the rivers lack capacity to carry away the deluge, with the result that tlie Washington alles aie overllooded, radio. ids compelled to suspend business and bridges washed away by tho most widespread flood in twenty )ears. With railroad communication to Port land cut oil by washouts, Seattle today had only one direct railroad outlet east, tho Northern Pacific main line. That outlet, however, may bo closed at any time by the turbuljut Green river, which is ahcady threatening to wash away tho track. Thus fur the financial loss by the flood has been small and the discomfort of evicted dwellers along the gorgi and streams less than during former overflows, because the rainfall has been light. There is no storm in sight, and a continuance of the present mild, cloudy weather, with occasional showers and high temperaturo in the mountains is predicted. A change to freezing in the Cascades would soon end the flood. The water will continue to rise tonight and tomorrow. U. P. OFFICIALS PEEVISH OMAHA, March 2. Union Pacific of ficials declared today that an injustice had been done their road in dispatches sent from Ogden giving the impression that only tho Denver &. Rio Giande rail road is running trains into that place regularly. Traffic on the Union Pacific has not been impeded during the pres ent season of floods and avalanches, they t.iy. BIG PROPERTY LOSS AT COLFAX, WASH. COLFAX, Wash., March 2. A flood which swept down the Palouso river on Monday afternoon created a condi tion in this city unequalled in its his tory. The property loss in the city and immediate vicinity is estimated at $200,000. So far as known no lives were lost, but a number of persons are missing. All night Monday and until noon Tuesday tho waters continued to rise until there was four feet in the prin cipal streets and business center ot tho city. So strong was the current of the waters that a number of houses were swept away and people on the lower floors were forced to seek shelter on the upper floors of their houses until help arrived. DENVER IN CENTER OF RAGING STORM DENVER, March 2. One of the heaviest snowstorms of the season raged today along the South Park di vision of the Colorado & Southern rail way. There had been more or less snow lor ten days in the mountain region, although the weather has been pleasant in Denver. A snow storm also prevailed along the Moffat load today. On account of the tieup prevailing on the Southern Pa cific railroad, most of the big colonist travel to the coast from the east is now being diverted to the southwest over the only transcontinental line now m operation to the coast. CENTRALIA INUNDATED CENTRALIA, Wash., March 2. All the business section of this city is in undated by about three feet of water, caused by the overflow of China creek. The floods are the worst experienced in tins vicinity in twenty years. A landslide east of Centralia has blocked trains from both directions. All the country between here and Chehalis is covered with a sheet of water. ESPEE MAY SOON , BREAK BLOCKADE SAN TRANCISCO, March 2. Incl ination received by the local offices of the Southern Pacific late today indi cate that the tie up of overland trains in Nevada will not bo as protracted as the earlier reports presaged. Vice President and General Manager E. E. Calvin of the Southern Pacific, on his way home from New York, was on one of 'tho trains tied up at Elko, Nov , and assumed personal direction of the forces which are clearing tho wav Word from Calvin received this aftei noon led to abandonment of the plan to route the overland trains over the Shasta line, via Portland, Ore. Assistant General Manager W. R Scott maintains that Nevada might be cleared in such a short time that re mitting is unnecesar). LIEUTENANT MAKES SUCCESSFUL FLIGHT SAN ANTONIO, M-irch 2 Lieuten ant H D Vulois. lT H V , made two successful flights in a Wright aeroplane at Port bam Houston today SENATE APPROVES RECLAMATION BILL WASHINGTON D ( Maich2f ter a brief gentr.il discussion the semt todav passed the bill authorizing tn. issuamo of flu Oihi mill m cert fiVate of indebtedness for the eompM jn of irriga in I r ie ts a rew ouder wav.