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THE EDDY CURRENT.
Pocos Vnllny to tho Front, Croakors to tho Roar. VOL. VI. EDDY, NEW MEXICO, SATUKDAY, AU(UJKT 27, 1808. NO. 42. STAR-SPANGLED BANNER WAVES OVER HAWAII. Impressive Ceremonies Characterize the Lit' tie Republic's Formal Transfer of Alle giance to Uncle Sam. Hnwnlt Anaeifit. Han Francisco, Cal., Aug. 23. The steamer Bclglo yesterday sterling brought tho folowlng: Honolulu, Aug. 12. Preclsoly nt eight minutes to 12 o'clock to-day tho Hawaiian flag deicendod from tho flag staff on all the government buildings, nnd at flvo minutes to the sntno hour the itarn and stripe floated on tho tropical braoxo from ovory ofllclul flag staff. The ccrmony of to-day was a most ltnprcslvo on. To henr tho sVralns of "Hawaii I'onol" for tho Inst tlmo an a. national authom; to hoar tho buglo blow tap as tha Hawaiian ensign snnk from Iti position, and to notloe tho emotion of the mnny who had boon born under it and had lived tholr lives under It, was solemn. Hut thon enmo tho bright pall for tho raising of Old Glory, and the strains of "Tho Star Spangled llannor" broko forth as that banner was unfurled to tho broozo. Thon the cheers lirok. forth and eyos that had boon dim for a few minute became bright nnd lighted up whou tho "tars and stripes floated out. Tho ceromony began with tho do Jwture of tho first roglmont of tho 'optional cuard of llii.rall from tholr drill shed. Tho parndo was bonded by a detachment of twenty-six pollco un der command of Cupt. Kuuo nnd Lieut. Warreu, Thon catnc thu Hawaiian band and drum corps. The roclinent marched to tho boat Inndlug to escort tho troops from tho Philadelphia and Mohican, which woro already drawn up on shore. The Uni ted Statos forces worn commanded by Lieut. Commander Htovens nnd con sisted of ono company of marlnos and two of bluo Jackets from Uio Philadel phia, a company of bluo Jackets from Uie Mohican and an artillery detach mont of two guns and forty-two men. The naval detachment was hooded by the flagship's baud. Revoral hundred of the Citizens' guard preceded the troops up the main avenuo and took a station on the left of tho stand. The coromonles opened with prayer by Ttev. a, L. Peterson, pastor of tho First Methodist church of this city. United States Minister Sewnll thon nroso, nnd addressing Prosldont Dole, who had arisen, presented him with n certified copy of tho Joint resolution of congress annexing tho Ilnwallun Isl ands to tho United Statos. President Dole unswored, acknowl edging the making of n treaty of polit ical union, and formally yielded to Minister Sewnll as tho representative of tho government of the United SUlos tho sovereignty nnd public property of Uie Islands. Mr. Bewail ropllod: "Mr. President, In tho lift mo of the United States I accept the transfer of tha sovereignty and property of the Hawaiian government. The admiral commanding tha United Stated naval forces In these waters will proceed lo I'ritiidcnl and gntupion t'nnter. Washington, Aug, 23, Admiral Sampson called on President MoICIn loy yesterday nnd spent thirty-five minutes with him In discussion of tho Cuban commission plans nnd other mnttors. He spent some minute ex changing courtesies with the naval of flolnls nt tho navy dopartmont, when ActlnK Secretary of tho Navy Allon drove with him to the white houso, tho two Joining tho prosldcnt at 4:16. The presldont shook tho admiral's hand cordlnlly and Inquired about his oxpe rlonco In commanding tho licet In Cu ban waters. Admiral Sampson refer red very briefly to a number of Import ant Incidents In tho war, nnd In re- sponso to an Inquiry from tho presi dent oxprossed gratification at tho achievement of July 3, when Admiral Corvorn's fleet was annihilated. The dotnlls of tho groat battle wero gono over qulto thoroughly. Tho pros ldo:,t at the outset took occasion to express his thanks to the ndmlral for tho success of tho battle nnd showed dcop Intorost In tho story of tho on gngoment as told by him. Tho talk also bore on tho roasons for not enter Ing t.lo hnrbur at Santiago nnd tho placing of tho mines nnd torpedoes In Cuban ports. The pluus of the com mission to arrnngo for the ovncuntlou of Cuba wero talked over and tho prus Ident vns asked as to whether formal Instructions would bo glvon tho com mission. Mr. MoKlnley told tho ad mlral that written Instructions would bo given tho commission u a fow days. Kinlu' I'omiiilMlun.rs. Washington, Aug. 23. Tho stato de partment received n call from M. Thle baut, secretary of tho French embassy nnd In chnrgo during tho nhsonco of Ambassador Cnrubon, who bore a noti fication from tho Spanish government of Uio military commlslsonors for Cuba nnd Porto Klco. Under tho psaco pro tocol each government was to name Its military commlslsoners within ten dnys, tholr meetings to begin within thirty dnys. Tho ten days woro up yesterday and accord n I Spnlu gavo the ortlolal notlco of tho appointments They nro ns follows: For CubaMajor Con. (Joazalos Par rado. Hoar Admiral Pastor y Laudero and Marquis Montoro. For Porto Woo Major den. Ortega (1. Diaz, Commodore Vnllarluo y Car raseo, of first rank, and Judge Advo cate Sanchez del Agullu y Loon, a Uviitiivkr limine. Plnovlllo. Ky., Aug. S3.Frlrtny Drntnher Williams and lohit Head with two young women of lmd repute went to a peaeh orchard on u mountain farm near the hoad of Poplar creek. Later Marsbul Malone and Isaae Lunsford approached them and demnnded that the women leave the company of tha perforia tho duties entrusted to him." yong mon ami K wlu, them. The "Hawaii Ponol" was played und then women j,ad not time to answer bsforo the Hawaiian flag was lowered. ( ttielr companions entered n strenuous "Old Olory" was then run up to tho ,)rotest nnd basked It up by plaslng In strains uy uie nagsnip uanu oi (Irnml Iturepllan. New York. Aug. 22. Hundreds of thousands of enthusloMlc people wel comed tho Texas. New York. Iowa. In diana, llroolilyn, Massachusetts, and Oregon home from their successful campaign In the West Indies. Thcso battleships lay in New York harbor Jut off Tompkltisvllle Saturday morning surrounded by vessels of nil descrip tions, from the smallest steam launch to tho great ocean liner. Cheers and shouts of welcome rose from ovory dick and tho boats' whistles made the wel kin ring. Suddenly thero was a movomont on tho flagship New York ns the big ship started forward with a slow, steady glide. Sho waa Immediately followed by the othor six vessels In tho follow ing order: Iowa, Indlnnit, llrooklyn, Masmchuiotls, Oregon nnd Texas, It was some tlmo before tho ships could got Into rovlew formation, but by the time tho New York's prow enmo In lino with Governor's Islnnd tho other ships bad formed n regular line. The start was made acocmpnnlcd by tremendous chcoriug, screeching voices and booming cannon. From Cnstln William oarae the first salute. It was merely n flash of bright red, which was I'rulmbla I'rncti Term.. Now York, A. 22. A special from Washington says- President MoKln ley has decided upon his policy re garding the Philippines. A cnblnet minister who saw tho president yester day said that the basis of tho Instruc tions to our pence commissioners will be substantially ns follows: 1. The detention by tho United Statw of the Island of Luzon, on which tho elty of Manila Is located. 2. Kqual trade facilities with Spain In the remainder of tho Philippine group. 3. None of tho Islands to be disposed of to nny foreign nnllon. 4. The sovcrnneo of all existing re lations between church and stnto In tho ; entlro Phllllpplno group. While the commissioners will be allowed n curtain degree of Intltmlo In other matters, tho foregoing points will not be departed from or altered. Although tho president tins taken great pains to obtain tho opinion of tho people regnrdlng the dlsporftlnn of the Philippines, ho has not, In reaching his decision, boon guided wholly by populnr sentiment. He be lieves that tho people favor tho re tention of nil the Islands nnd It ho bad Immediately smothered In a sheet of I nbsoluto power It Is probable he would smoke before the detonaMiin was heard. ! Instruct his commissioners to demand Then cumo a roar across the waters (the entire group. Hut ho realizes thai and tho ships headed right In the rlvor I"1 cennto, which must ratify the peaco on tho wny to Oen. Grant's tomb. "raty, is not likely . favor the acqtil- AU nlong tho lino of piers on sheds, lon of all the Islnnds nnd has for this houses nnd ovory poislble point of van- reason, to uso tho words of n cabinet tngc pcoplo were packed. Tho river jomciai, asmmed n "mlddlo ground." craft, crowding the warships olose, woro Jammed with pnsseuiisrs, sinking ' "I'Hu. n.i..,u.t. the sides of the vessels almost to tholr . i springs. Ark., Aug. 22. A fire guard rails on one side, giving tho lm-j WI"" resulted In the loss of two ho prosslon thnt oven tho ships thomselvefi ,0,H' a livery stnblo and sovornl prl- bowed In unconscious saluto to tho re turning heme. The width of the Hud sou was n struggling, fluttering, glar ing muss nt color, confusion and chcr. As the vessels moved further up tho river tho wntor which had been culm at tho buttery was churned by tho ae vatn residences and cost at loast three humnn lives started In tho National hotol at .1 o'clock Saturday morning. The Identllled dead are: Abo Matthuws, (Ireonvllle, Miss. W. II. Wills, Randolph county, Ark. Mr. Hushes, Tulsn, I. T. Among the n.st seriously burned inn nt ii iiiimlnd of steiimci"M and : nr Mrs. K'lla Jeffreys, a visitor from wnvoa dosliod over the small boats nnd H Indian Territory, nnd Patrolman Klinnta nf Eiirnv dmr-yenr d the passon- wloy of tho local pollco department. geis on tho lowor decks of tho larger A ,lozen r mora wore moro or less stenmers. As the grim looking battlo- Injured, nnd It Is bolleved by somo of ships moved up tho river tho crowds " Ruosts and employes of tho hotels become denser and tho enthusiasm wo ' mora lives wero lost and that moro marked. At ltlvorslde drive, with Us deep grassy slope, tho seeno was like nn am phitheater. Tens of thoiisnuds of per when search Is mudo In the ruins sev eral bodies will bo found. i no property destroyed was tha Na tional kotel. a throe-story struoturo, . .. . ... .i... 1 nild two rril(ni?M Inimaill II t stl V nil lulu sons covered uie grson siope iiuu it. mo - "- battloshlps npproached a mighty ohaer """ry nvery stable nnd the i .M.urun,iui iinnk und forth " ldsor hotel. Tho lire originated In the National hotel and Iwfore It was discovered ono entire side and tho top or tno building was In flames and the roor ronuy to collapse. The guosU wero aroused by the Intense beat to find the building fullli-n In upon thorn and tho stairway leading to tho flrst nroso and roverlieralwl back and forth ncross tho Hudson. At tho bottom of the slope nn obser vation train crnwled lazily nloiirf. keep ing even with the ships, above this the vast sea of humanity and crowning this dsn. Ornnt's tomb, whleh wns to inrk the beginning of tho return of the "The Star-Spangled Uannor," and a salute of twenty-one guns fired. Minister Sewnll read President Me Klnley's preolimntlon directing mili tary and eivll r. ft sirs of Hawaii to con tinue cxerolstng Uiolr functions, A ball wound up the festivities. I, w, ..h ... liill,!., hnnin evldeneo two 45 Colt revolvers. Malone i"- " 1(T"' " " .. , ,.. . .. ed a salute to the nation, as the war- mm jtYisiatuiu rdvdpicu um uiiHiiniiiiD, rqimdron. where n national salute of ,,0r' w,,'e'' W"H tholr only means of twenty-onn guns wns ilred. The tomb, '"' ""ru sio ... .,l, nn.i ...l..nii. far rlwl ''rBly. uWne the waters of Ilia river, looked to be built upon a foundation of face. For the Slrst time In the parnilii tho battleships drew together. Just at the point of tho turn there was it momaii tnrv lull, ns If expectant of the climax, suddenly from tho side and turret of the luttloshlin thero m a vivid lUuh a ,un( lran rrnHw nu, Ul8 ftnit following tuts a trenwnuutm roar, an- Uoll .jo,,,,! of 0,., eart nouaotitg the nrsi gun ot mo ironon. A rsHlU -(x mmmt WPr(, MM . Sift.- I. ... aHialia msihIouI 01 till Mime, uie utnTjr ni.BW ,! tweuly-Hlx sorlously Injured. Tho tumbled down townnl tne water ami up lurii werc B0(ir, rH111,lVtt(I into tlie air until the ships bad ben ,lwlUm H HVfM iraUi wheh Wfl nlinnst liliuien, nut tne nwr, coming met by tho ambulances and minnum ngulu and again, n-emed to roelt the T,8 rettr ear f the ,(MM1, lrat) WflH wnter then.selvea. it was an iwimhuub completely demolished anil a jMirtlon of the second ear, while the engine of l KIIIimI. Himron. Mass.. Aug, M. A frightful rear-end collision occurred lu the 8hn nm station of the New York, Now Hn ven nnd Hartford railroad nt 7:30 Inst night, when un ox press train whleh was running ns tho second soctlon of Tnl SULii. Santiago da Cuba. Ang. 24. On tho breaking up ot (len. Wheeler's oamp pulled their revolvers and opened fire. After tho firing oeosed and tho smoke cleared' away It was found that Wil liams, Hood and Luleturd were dead and Malone was dangerously wounded, I'liml I)lru.il. Potwlnm, N. Y., Aug. W.-Tho plant nt the High Fulls Sulphate Pulp and Mining company, loeated at Pyrites, Ln tho Canoy road on Friday tho tents lias been destroyed by fire. The oausa and general equipment ot the division Is unknown. The loss Is tikteed at headquarters were left In eharge ot 300.000 and there was an Insurance of the quartermaster's department. Dur- 1200,000. The capital stook of the earn ing tbo night the Cubans stealthily wny Is $110,000, mostly held lu Pets confiscated all the tents, stores, arms dam. aud porsonal effeeU of the soldiers. " Thero Is no olue to the robbers. ! 'riiai.ii. Oen. Kent's brigade, stationed threa Washington. Aug. 2. The president miles from Santiago, also lest their has promoted Captain Charia D. Sis tents and the soldiers marohed Into bee, of the United rfUMes savy. new town barefooted, their shoes and , commanding tho St. Paul, udvaiirlng everything portable having been him three numbers In tho list nf cap stolsa, Tho Cubans equipped them-1 tains ot the navy, for "extraordinary solves with the arms, tents and previa- heroism." Ions of the Americans. They are ton. m tlnually stalking about tha camp, and association will be constant tlgllaneo Is necessary. , hM Rt New noegy. Tex. shllts Mlutwl tie llnal rwtlng plue of Oen. (Irant and the guns that sounded the knell of Admiral Certera'a ship at Santiago boomed a reverential obei sance to the dead president. Tin salute ended, the return of tho the express train was crippled. Falmouth, ling., Aug. 32. The Ilrlt Uh steamer Toledo. Cart. Wlebart which sailed from (lalveeton on July 20 for Ilotterdam. strtiek on Crlm squadron along the line of review was ( r(K!k, .jy Clauds, Saturday night lu begun. It was a repetition or tne w , a aense fog and foundered almost lm thuslastlc scenes on tho way up the rlvor. Bvery whistle that could be brought Into use. played Its port, w every bell, every band Joined In honor ing the fleet, and above all the resound Ing echoes ot the ihouts from on water oud from land. mediately In twenty-five fathoms of water. There was sufficient, time to launch a large boat and alt were saved same slsd In their night-clothes only. Six hundred flags are to be sent to Porto Rico. CIbi llUnilitad. Charleston. W. Va., Aug. 23. The In- falsi HiiUisn. Chattanooga, Twin.. Aug. 24. A tre dlctment against Mrs. Myra Atkinson. mniaw 0X,lloion at the plant ot tho wiie ot uov. Aiainson. tor torgery. uas uhaltanooaa Powdor company of Ool been quashed and tho ease aglnst her lth station, eighteen miles from thlt dismissed oy juuge iinzzara in ouam- eUy kllK, lwo wh,tD ,nen( Lu8lUB H tiers on tne ground mat uio inuietmeni mMn nnd Unnm Mr,ehke, and failed to allege guilty Intent and that -oun,id .erlouslv If not fatally six Uie dismissal of J. P. Owens, principal. olliew. Another portion of tho plant wouia neceisaruy acquit Mrs. aikwsoh , wa ,Mtrnyed by fire. who was only charged ns aooossory. Capt. Dob Kvans Is 111 at the noose This Is believed to bo tho end ot tho velt hogpiui. New York, with typhoid proisouuon or Mrs. Atkinson. . malarial fsvsr. Sutiula'i Vl.wi, Madrid, Aug. 20. El Liberal pub- llsben remarks made by Sanor Sagas la on tho diplomatic and political situa tion, quoting tho premier as follows: From n legal point of view, Uie pres. cnt stnto of things Is neither penco or war, but merely a suspcnsluu ot hostil ities. An nrmlsUco would havo allow ed us to dispel better the obscurity ot the situation, but tho United Stncs (In clined to agree to our making a step further In advance. Tha questions to bo solved are nu merous anil complex. Wlml we hure done first Is to lay down certain basea on which ench minister ;nny make any observation which study uf the sub ject suggests. These will rontlnuo to be treated In dally cabinet councils, It being hold that tho bases lu quostlou are Im fundamental Instructions for the guidance ot the various commis sions In the forthcoming negotiations, to bo supplemented nnTl fcctlllod sub sequently by telegraph. In Culm, besides evacuation, there are ninny other problems. Spain may abandon her sovereignty over tho arontor Antilles,, but thero will remuln the question of edifices nnd nil othor propei ties. There are lawsuits before the tribunals affecting the Inter ests of the Spaniards. Whore und when will these bo ildded? In Ha vana, whore n large number of crim inals have been condemned by the Spanish tilbunnls, whnt Is to be donu with thorn? Then there nrn other questions for which we havo to fix u basis of discussion und agreement re garding the Philippines, llesldos theso ami othor problems of greater Import- mice, there Is n preliminary question tti bo discussed. According to International law, n sus pension of hostilities bus been sinned und tho sin render of Manila ought to havo no legal cilUiiey, How will that prlnclplo be understood by tho United States? This cnusos us much anxiety ami wo give It great attention, but wo mo still awaiting tho Information de manded from (len. Jnuduncu, which has not yet reached us on account of the dlflloultliM of communication bo hi eon Manila nnd Hong Kong. Thcso remarks have nil tho appear- knee ot being authentic, as thny urn In accord with Information from other sources mid In harmony with Suior Sagnsta's usual stylo. The public Is still anxious for nn explanation of Gov. (len. Aiigustl's mysterious dopurturo from Manila, but Its curiosity Is not likely to bo sntlslled for some time, tho govern ment declining to say anything. IlMk Jtnm I'arlu UUo, New Tcrk, Auir. 30 Tho hospital ship rtellef arrived yesterday, Tht Hello: left Penco on tho 14th and Mayaguoz on the 16th Instant. Sho carried 218 sick and wounded soldlors from Qen. Miles' nrmy. Ten deaths from typhoid fovor occurred on tho voyage. Nine oi tho victims vers bur led at ssa. The body ot Major Law renco Smith ot Philadelphia, surgeon United States voluntosrs, who died at sea on Aug. IS, was enclosed In n metallic coffin nn.' brought here. Four deaths from typhoid fever ooourred on tho Ttellef while sho was lying In Ponrn harbor. The bodies of tho four wore tnkon nshnro and burled. They wero Philip Koph, corporal company K. sixteenth Pennsylvania; Aaron Sullivan, private Hoop A, fifth United States onvnlry; Theodore Ilronnon, private company A. second Wisconsin, nnd Chns. A. Currier, prlvnto United States hospital corps. Ilolow nro tho nine burled at son: lllclmrd M. Stevens of Toxns, packers Charles M. Ward, private company C, sixteenth Infantry. Holland Thomp son, private hospital corps; Itoyal Young, prlvuto company F, nineteenth Infantry; Leslie 11. Drown, prlvnto company D, sixth Illinois;' John T. Ilnriioy, prlvnto company A. slxtconth Pennsylvania, Oeorge Wenden, quar termaster sergeant company A, Birth Massachusetts; W. Ilcod. prlvato com pany K. fourth Ohio; Irving Camp bell, corporal company C, third Illi nois. The total number of ensofl of ty phoid on Uio llollef, Including thoio who have died, was 1C7, and tho num bor aboard ot her when shs arrived yostorday wns 158. Tho nollof also brought twonty wounded men, Includ ing three olllcers. the moit of whom woro shot In tin, bnttls near Mnyngtiaa on Aug. 10. I'rubntiL (Ju.itlua. navnnn, Aug. 20. Tho government has appointed n Spanish commission to consider n definite basis for a treaty of pence. It is reported that tho ques tions to bo discussed lire as follows: 1. Cosslon of territory nnd the de termination of the conditions and In demnifications by tho United States against the damage to public buildings, courts aud tho state's lands. 1 2. Indemnity for war and navy mn terlnt, mutually agreed on to oome In to possession ot tho United States. 3. Conditions of nnd tlmo for the evacuation by troops and volunteers ! with tho war material to bo conceded. 5. Tho recognition ot property ot all kinds of all Spanish citizens and guarantees to bo offered thorn during thtlr stay In tho Island. 6. Tho form of govornmout to bo established In Cuba. Npnnl.ti (.'niiitnlxlniirri. Madrid. Aug. 20. The cabinet has ilecldod to appoint (ion. (lonznlos Parrado. second In command In Cuba; Hour Admiral Luis Pastor Undoro, who succeeded Admiral Navarro, tho Spanish commander lu Cuban waters, and Marquis do Montoro, minister of flnnnco In the Insular cabinet, ns tho commission of evacuation for Cuba. Tho Porto Itlcau commission hns not vol boon appointed, tbo government awaiting nn expression ot tho views nf Ron. Maclns. but It has boon decided that Admiral Vnllorlno shall ho ono of the commissioners. Tho psaco commissioners havo not been named, but It Is hollovod tha rom position of the commission has been decided upon, though the nnmes of ltd members will not be published yot, as tho government Is resolved to take aii vantago of tho dolay granted by imj protocol In order to avoid n oablnot crisis. I.tirff rniiiim, IlHiimct Ulnliuorf. Ban Franolseo, Cal Aug. 80. Zero L. Thomas, whose homo near theJ'res Idto was so badly wreaked by a mob of soldiers lost Monday, has fllsrf a claim for 15000 with Drlg. Geo. Miller, whleh lie claims to be due as compen sation for tbo damago done his prop erty and for tho Injuries Inflicted on his wife and children by the Infuriated soldiers, who wero trying to gain pos session of his son to lynoh him for striking a soldier In a barroom brawl. Drlg. Uen. Miller wll consider tha complaint. Klnuglit.r I'ontluuM. London, Aug. SO. Tho Hong Kong (orrecpondent ot the Tlmo says:. The slaughter In southern China continues. Corpses float past Wu Chau dally. Two hundred rebels who had nlered Tal Wong Hong were defeat ed by (len. Mawbo, who killed 100 ot the rebels aud took CO ot them prison ers. The gentry In the districts ot I'nklan and Wu Qua dally send to tho magistrates between ten and twenty rebels tor execution. Knoxvlllo. Tenn.. Aug. 20. Ono of tho largest failures In oast Tonnesoi In sovornl mouths wns recorded yestor- uny. Tho lllnok Diamond Coal com- pnny. operating ml no. in tho Jollloo conl district, whs thrown In tbo handa of n receiver upon application of loool crodltors Tho liabilities of tho com. Pny nro plnced at $105,000, of which amount 118.000 Is due Uio Coal Creek Mining nnd Manufacturing company, ownors of the coal lands leased to tho Dlnek Diamond. Tho assets, aside from thnso lands, are plaeod at $2l',00d, Tha lands nro mortgaged to soouro a bond Issue, but the company olalms this will be set aside sufllolont to pay Indebtedness. T. H. Heuld Is tempor ary resolver. (Ittulil Arr.pl, Washington. Aug. .-Charles W. Could ot New York has aeoepted tha appointment ot special representative et the dep.rtment of Justlse on the Cuban military commission. Mr. Gould Is a lawyer of prominence and Is said to havo special qualifications for this Important servlse. Col. Stncy. of the first voluntary lm tantry, stationed at Jacksonville, Fla., has resigned. K.ihll.r KIII..I, ClmttflniKHw, Tenn., Aug. 20. D, M. Fontaine, company A. first Mississippi, was aandbaggwl and robbed In tbo Southern railroad yard Thursday night. His skull was crushed aud ho died from the wound last night. Ho was the son of tha famous Coafeder uio scout. W. J. Doyer, a newsboy at Dehlson, Tex., was severely 1'uJurKl liy I horio falling on him,