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Treachery 'of Filipinos' Causes Fieht and Slaughter. MAY ISSUE CALL FOR TROOPS Fire Opened at Band of Xaliren TVm Jteinsr Photographed and Wat In the Act of Snrrenderins.Fonr Chief and One Hundred Men' Engaged Ameri cans Bury Bodies of the Slain. Manila, Philippine Islands. Accord Jug to advices received," the recent ii slit at Magtaon,. Samar,'; between the constabulary ; and Fulaj&iies ' -was caused by the treachery of, the natives. Thirty Pulajanes were killed and six teen of the-constabulary were killed aud wounded. " - A dispatch received from Captain Jones, of the-constabulary, at Mag taon, says that on. March 23 Governor Curry, Judge Lobinger and Superin tendent of Schools Hoover arrived there aud camped over night near the Pulajanes. The leader of the. rebel lious natives announce that he would surrender .his force the, next day, and the Americans returned v to Magtaon accompanied by Colonel Aguilar, a Pulajane chief. The next day, Saturday, four Pula jane chiefs with over one hundred men aud fourteen guns appeared at Mag taon aud .lined up in front -of the con stabulary barracks. Between the bar racks and the Pulajanes stood the group of American officials, One of the chiefs expressed a wish that his party be photographed in the act of surrendering, and Captain Hoover, in compliance with the re- . . , J. M ,U JL lS V. the Pulajanes' leader blew a whistle and guve an order to advance. The en- tire party of natives thereupon rushed on the American officials, who escaped to Ihe Magtaon River and swam to the opposite bank. Wlien the treachery of the natives was apparent the constabulary imme diately opened lire aud a fierce fight ensued, in which the . constabulary gained a decisive victory. The Pula .ianes were chased to the mountains, but the pursuers lost more guns than they captured. The American officials were later found witu the exception of Governor Curry. He was last seen being chased Three hundred constabulary are now j on the trail of the fugitive natives. sa j GOV. CURRY MURDERED. HI? Bwly Badly HacSed br the Fanatical Pulajanes of Samar. Manila, Philippine Islands. An un official report says that the body of Governor Curry of the Island of Samar. who was missing after an engagement between the constabulary and a force of Pulajanes. fanatical natives, has becri found badly hacked by his mur derers. Judge Lobinger, a- school teacher named Hoover and the other Ameri cans are safe. The constabulary re port that several of their number were killed and wounded. They buried thirty of the Pulajanes. Governor Curry was formerly a cow boy in New Mexico. He served in the Spanish war as a captain in the Rough Riders' regiment and afterward went to the Philippines as a member of the Eleventh Cavalry. As chief of police of Manila he showed ability, which led lo his appointment as Governor of Samar. which was recognized as a very difficult post. JOHNSON AND 'SMALL HANGED. Murderers cf Miss Florence Allison at Moorestown, N. J. Mount, Holly. N. J. Rufus Johnson and George Small, negroes, were hanged in the county jail here for the murder of Miss Florence Allison at Moorestown January 18 last. i'fhe ne groes were executed at the same in stant, the double drop falling at 10.10 o'clock. Before going to the gallows Johnson confessed his guilt. Small, however, insisted he was innocent. Neither of the negroes had anything to , say on the gallows. Miss Florence W. Allison kept board ers ct Moorestown. On the morning of January IS ast she went into her barn. Some time afterward jchnson went into her house, tolc a child to go and nlay in the attic and then robbed the house. That afternoon Miss Alli son was found dead on the barn floor. She h3d been beaten cno. strangled. Johnson was arrested in Baltimore. He confessed and implicated Small, sayiug that they had been hiding in the barn, fearing rrrest for a robbery they had committed, when Miss Allison en tered. Small confessed and then re tracted hir confession. Anarchist Most's Body Cremated. The body of Johann Most was cre mated in Cincinnati, Ohio. There was no religious ' ceremony, but - some of Most's comrades delivered brief ad dresses. Mrs. Most will take her hus band's ashes to New York. Sentiment Against Campaign Gifts. A strong seentimeut developed in the j uimea aiaies senate in support of the Culberson amendment protibting rail roads from contributing to campaign funds. ; Lieutenant Schmidt Put to Death. Lieutenant Schmidt, the leader of the mutiny in the Black Sea fleet at Se bastopol, Russia, has been put to death. Governor Cummins Scores Elkins. Governor Cummins, of Iowa, wrote to Senator Elkins, of West Virginia, repeating his charge that the Senator stands for railroads and against the people. Will Punish Standard Oil. Attorney-General Hadley, of Mis souri, says that State will punish the Standard Oil Trust severely in case of a verdict against it. He suggests a possible confiscation of the Trust's properties. , KILED -in his ulp.t Ihb Rev. J, B, Lentz, Mormon Pastor, V; " Struck by " Lightning", . Bolt Stntia Members or the Con crema tion of. the letter Day Saints Charck mt- Vanan, Iovra. Carson, Iowa. When;, 'assuring- n frightened congregation that there' was no cause to dread a thunderstorm, the Rev. Dr. J. B. Lentz, pastor of the Latter Day Saints' Church, was 'struck dead by a lightning bolt in his pulpit here. Many persons were injured in a' panic-stricken rush- from the' 'church, and, fire breaking out. for some time there was danger of the-body: of the pastor being cremated where it fell. The storm was of terrific intensity, and it seemed to centre directly over the. church. There were about 400 persons at morning worship ; in the edifice, which is one of the most im posing buildings in the city. The morn ing had been clear and beautiful, but about 11 o'clock the weather became almost unbearably close. Dr. Lentz had just begun his sermon when the first thunderclap was heard. He spoke for about fifteen minutes, giving no attention to,- the .stormy then, observ ing that many women in'the.pews were becoming restless, he ".stopped in his discourse and requested the congre gation to remember that thunderstorms. were unusual in. this season and that there was little or nothing to fear from them. He was-just raising his voice in a further plea for quiet, when sud denly a bolt struck through the roof of the church. The whole interior of the building blazed with light. The lightning struck a chandelier, and from there it passefl to the preacher. 'Dr. -Lentz had been standing with his hands grasping the side of the pulpit. -He was partly r 'sg.' At the shock his -V - -p., . head dropped" on the Bible before him, and then he slipped dead to the fiooi In an instant the whole congregation was in a panic, and a simultaneous rush . was made for the door. There was only one means of exit, and scores of women were terribly crushed. More than twenty women fainted, while one child was almost killed. The wor shipers fought with one another des perately. It -was almost ten minutes before the congregation got into the street. By that time the storm was almost spent, and many men who had struggled in frenzy to get! out of the church became stricken with remorse. uuu ergy 10 me cmij iiiji ui.i ui iue iiuunug and in battling with the flames. The lightning set fire to the pulpit, and some of the pews. Whenthe first of the rescuers went up the aisles they found the pastor's body to be separated from them by a line of fire across the church. The fire was spreading rap idly, and it became evident at once that unless effective work was done quickly the pastor's body would be burned to ashes. When the firemen arrived the men of the -congi'egation were battling with might and main. The fire apparatus had been brought into action, and two streams were poured steadily on thC body to save it from the reach of the flames. x The body was carried out by two of the leading members of the congre gation and two of the firemen. The men wrapped wet cloths around their heads, and. dashing along the aisle, they passed in safety through the flames, and succeeded in carrying the body back through the lire and cvv of the church. An examination showed that the lightning had burned almost all the clothing of Dr. Lentz into a crisp. There was a seared line down the back. Part of the hair had been burned off, but the bolt had made no Ann w o Mi Tl t I3r-i ttc r o t a i uccjj juuia vii lur uuuj i oiv.iiiui3 j said that death had been on the in stant. The fire was extinguished after a hard battle of half an hour. The loss to the church was comparatively small. The tragedy caused a profound sen sation here, and practically the entire population visited the church in the afternoon. Dr. Lentz was popular with all classes and sets. He leaves a widow and two children. FAMILY OF SEYENKILLED. Three Generations Meet Death iu Grade Crossing Smash on the Reading. Sunbnry. Pa. A fast f xpres. on the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad struck a wagon containing a family of seven, killing six of them instantly and so badly injuring the seventh, a child, that she died before reaching the hos pital. Washington Neidig. a farmer, was returning home from this place accom panied by his sons. Cyrus and Clar ence, the latter's wife and their three children. At a grade crossing just out of the city the wagon was struck by the train. When the train was stopped 700 feet from the crossing the bodies of two of the children were on the pilot. The others were terribly mutilated. Mr. Neidig saw the train when it was too late, according to the engineer, and whipped up the horses to clear the tracks. The horses escaped without injury. The family is completely wiped out with the exception of-the aged grand mother of the children. . v To Make Brazil an Ally. The real purpose of Secretary Roofs proposed-visit to Bi'azilvto attend the meeting of the Pan-American Congress is said to be the cementing of an alli ance between, the United States and Brazil and to bind the latter nation to the policy of the "Monroe Doctrine in South America. ' -y Seven Slain by Yaquis. Word was received at Los Angeles, Cal., of the murder at La Dura, in So nora", Mexico, of Pedro Meza, mining contractor, and his wife, three children and two relatives, Mrs. Hoff and her sou, Theodore. They were killed by n baud of ,Yaqui Indians' in a mountain gorge between La Dura and Guaya mas. ; Steel Dry Dock'c Journey. The steel dry. dock Dwey passed Gibraltar, Spain, on her way . to the Philippines. WASHINGTON. r -' . The protected cruiser Charleston has. been selected to c:rry Secretary Root to Brazri for the Tan-American Con gress.. 1 ". y --. By unanimous' vote the House Com mittee on Judiciary agreed that insur ance cannot be 'regarded i us interstate commerce, and decideo. to. make, ,a re port :6 the .House to that effect. , , yt' . The House, with oiy one. dissenting, vote, refused to cut cut an appropria tion of $1400 for Mrs. Roosevelt's so cial secretary: Some Southern Congressmen are jtd-; vocating an appropriation by Congress of $200,P00, .for the purpose of exter minating, the cotton tick. ' " - ' ' President. Roosevelt's second daugh ter, Miss ' Ethel: - Secretary M Tart's daughter Miss Helen.- and a daughter of General A. W. Greely, of-the army, were among a class of, about . twenty-. five1 young people who were confirmed at St: John's Episcopal Church. ' ' - OUR ADOPTED ISLANDS.' ' A disDatch froin Danitaril' Island of r Mindanao'P. 1 says haf seven of the Visayan constabulary, undergoing. pun?, ishment for rodyisni. deserted, five of them being armed. A detachment that was sent in pursuit of them lost a jser-; geant killed and three of the rank and file wounded, but succeeded in killing two of the deserters. In seven months of lOOenuing Jan uary 1. 190G, the United States shipped to Guamgoofts to the value of $-163. ' :r The adoption of the metric system of weights and measures in the Philip-. pines has met with complete success. DOMESTIC. ' it was learned in Pittsburg that Cun liffe. who robbed an express company of $101,000, had been driver to attempt suicide by the gibes cf his fellow con victs. Petitions are be:ng circulated, throughout Ivansas asking for a special session of the Legislature to pass two cent fare and cnti-pass bills. Judge Bordman. at Tampa, Fla., sen tenced George II. Stephens, formerly a professor in Lafayette College, at Easton, Pa., to a term of two years in the penitentiary for counterfeiting. Andrew Hamilton produced a vouch er for $75,000. signed by Cornelius N. Bliss, received from the Now York, Life for campaign purposes. , The Ohio Senate by a vote of 10 to 12 defeated the Tollock bill to legalize pool-selling at Ohio race-tracks. Charged with the murder of his mother. Jam?r Dool?r Is in jail at Dan ville, Va. ' Bourke Cockran before the Tam many General Committee iu New York City outlined the Wigwam's position as one of opposition to- W. R. Hearst and the Municipal Ownership forces iu the fight for the Governorship. R. R. Goviu. who represents the Chi cago Union Traction Company, says that the effect of the Supreme Court decision .affecting its franchises was more sentimental than real. William Rockefeller." the Standard Oil magnate, was reported incurably ill of cancer of the stomach. The Carnegie scheme of spelling re form was adopted by the principal and superintendent of the public schools at Plainfleld, N. J. The" special Grand Jury at Toledo. Ohio, probing graft reported twont.v six indictments for violation of the Val entine Anti-Trust law. The Baptist and Methodist minister ial conferences decided to wage war on the "white slave' traffic in New York City. FOREIGN. Foreigners at Tiflis. Caucasia, who suffered from riots aud revolutions, have been notified that they cannot be indemnified. A general mobilization of the Hun garian army was ordered to make good the gaps in the ranks caused by the Parliament's refusal to vcte tiie usual contingent of recruits. The Sultan of Turkey has declined to accede to Great Britain's request to withdraw troops from Tabahl The miners' strike ."n Franco Is breaking up. The men are returning to work, aud no further trouble is ex pected. Pirates near Canton. China, seized and looted a launch belonging to the Standard Oil Company: the gunboat Callao was sent in search of the Chin ese culprits. v The high price of siher in India Is causing khrans to be bought in Persia and taken over the line, where they are recast Into rupees. Two parish priests at St.OJicholas dn Port. France, fired on a crowd during thf taking of a church inventory and killed a workman. M. Clemenceau. the French Minister of the Interior, intimated that force would no longer be used to carry out the provisions of the separation law. General Dobrovsky and Prince Bag ration were sent to prison for three months' in Russia for not 'sending troops to rescue an officer who was burned to death by a mob. Further details of ' the . composition and powers of the Russian National Assembly show that no measures ob noxious to the autocracy are likely to be passed. Three arrests have been made in Ha vana, Cuba. in. connection with the seizure by the police of a quantity of arms, ammunition and" dynamite which had; been sent by express from the interior of the island J Social Democrats in St. Petersburg -are printing a paper for circulation iu the barracks to spread tlrelrprinciples among the troops. News received from Seistan. n East ern Persia, says that a pest is spread-, ing, that the. populace, is becoming pauic stricken and that many perspns are fleeing. Four hundred military executions liave occurred in Livonia as Si result ot the Government's regressive measures. At Rawul Pindi, India, the Prince of Wales reviewed 55,000 British and na tive troops, all mobilized and ready to take the field. KILLED BY BANK ROBBERS Yeggs If urder the Night Watchman ' at Soiur, N. Y. . " The OCirere.:,Jw,r I rlmair. Victim of. thvShoothisrThich. Followed ,jis J' : UcpTery or tlia Gang at' Work, o Rochester; T Pullman.' a" constable, and, ,ii)gnt" watch man' "at Sodus; was -murdered , early- in the niorniug Vy. a gang of Hye burglars who were dlseo&retf by liim while; in; the act of riflmgvtjie Knapp ,Bauk, of that Village. The robbers first visited the. Rome,: Watertown and Ogdensburg Railway depot, where they blew " open the. large safe, stole a small safe and ransacked Ue express packages'.-They secured only a-small amount of money. Then they went to the Knapp Bank. '' r They were engaged in drilling a hole Jn the safe 'when discovered by Pull man. ..Although five men were engaged in the job.'Pullmau fearlessly entered the bank and gave battle. A fusilade of shots followed," during which the Constable was1 instantly killed by rt bullet which passed through his right lung. " After the shooting the robbers fled, leaving the 'drill in the safe. They rot away in a sleigh they stole from the barn of William Welburn, near the bank. ' ' ' " i: rMrs. W.' Wood, Ch:arles Ward And A. J. Chandler; of Auburn, stdp Ing At the.. Snyder Hotel, heard the sjiots. Mrs. .Wood saw five men go west on Maiu. street, directly after ward: She supposed' they were' boys'" and that they had s been firing blank cartridges. Wheu Constable Pullman did not reach home at the usual time in the morniug the family became alarmed aud a search was made, but it was not until two hours later that Charles C. Field, a bank employe, found the body. The coroner was immediately summoned aud officers were placed on the trail of tno murderers. The robbers, who w.re supposed to be yeggmju, fled to Rochester. Three times on the road they exchanged horses. They were seen to enter Roch ester at a. va. by Louis Wauser, of Clifford street. The mec upon reach ing the city line, abandoned their rigs.J separuieu. eacn sui&iug oui ior Him self. .. - . . The village of Sodus is wrought up over ttu murder. Constable Pullman was one of the prominent resident of the place. He was utterly fearless and It was iais that cost him his life. He leaves a widow and thre children, one a married daughter, who lives in Syra cuse. HAVOC IN FORMOSA. Thousands Dead and Property Loss Estimated at $45,000,000. London. It is now estimated that several thousand people were killed by the recent earthquake in ITormosa. The whple island was shaken from early morning until late at night, the shocks being continuous. On the same day slight shocks were felt in Japan. Telegrams from Formosa say that the prosperous towns of Datiyo. Rai shiko and Shinko were completely de stroyed. At Kagi alone 2000 natives and seven Japanese were killed. The Government departments are transact ing business in the open, air or In hastily constructed sheds. At Datiyo 000 bodies have already been recovered from the c:-en fields, to .vhich the peo ple nad fled only to succumb to their Injuries. At a rough estimate, the dam age amounts to $45,000,000. $45,800,000 FOB AUTOMOBILES. Thirty-nine Millions For Machines o! American Manufacture. New York City. The sura of $45, S00.OO0 was paid out by the American people for 23.900 automobiles in 1005. Of this amount $30,100,000 went to-t American manufacturers for 22,9 10 American made machines. The total number of automobiles of. American manufacture in 1905 was 27, 840, leaving 4870 in stock for sale on January 1. The total number of machines made and sold in the United States during three years ending January 1 was 41, 043. at a gross value of $58,742,907. The average selling price of American-made 'autos" has increased to $1702, from $1170 in 1903, while the im ported cars, figuring on all sales for three years, show an average selling price of $0710. NEW "RICHEST BABY ON EARTH." Heir to Rockefeller Millions. Wrests Title From Rhode Island Boy. New York City. The honor of be ing the richest baby in the world, which was awarded five years- ago to John Nicholas Brown, of Providence, R. I., must now pass from, him to John D. Rockefeller. 3d. who has ar rived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Like hi prede cessor as holder of the n.stinction, his mother was also a Rhode Island wom an, as before she married the oil king's sou she was Miss Abbie G. Aldrich, daughter of United States Senator Aid rich. Although John D. Rockefeller has other grandchildren, the new arrival is the first boy to bear the family name. Cuts Shoe; Saves a Life. . A schoolgirl whose oot bad become wedged in ; railroad frog at Anderson, Ind., was saved in the nick of time from death under a Big Four train by Miss Mabel Reeves, who with p. pen knife slit the child's shoe f om end to "end. . ' Seek Depew's Successor. Yale alumni have received notices calling for nominations for a member of the Yale Corporation to take the place now fined by Senator Chauncey M. Depew, whose term expires in com mencement week this year. Adopts Electric Chair. v .' . Mississippi has decided to substitute the electric chair for hanging. As rap idly as possible electric chairs will be fitted up in all the parish seats. 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