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TRAINS CRASH Accident on Elevated Tracks at Jersey City. LARGE NUMBER INJURED Firemen Remove Victims of Disaster to Street Level, but Only a Few Need Hospital Attention—l.ig^t En gine Side Swipes Passenger Train and Derails All the Coaches but the On* In the Rear. '^1 New York, Nov. pefStftts, fo\ir known to be railroad employes, were killed and six passengers seri ously and a score slightly injured in a collision between Pennsylvania rail road train No. 104, from Philadelphia, and an engine running light on the elevated tracks of the railroad In Jer sey City. The engines and all the cars ex cept the rear oae left the rails. The smoking car and both engines were overturned. The wrecked train was running at fair speed. Near Brunswick street an engine running light on the adjoining tracK was met. In some manner, pos sibly because of a misplaced switch, the light engine and the passenger train together, the light en gine s di} su:|)irvj the passenger train. Practical*:,' all the injured passen gers were iu the smoking car, which wnr overturned. Six were severely encm I ru to require hospital atten tion. Ti e otfcerj injured sustained cntv. frcr? s-laas and minor con tusious end sh-K-k.- The *rr. auaed a serious Inter ruption to trf:e, the tracks fceiiii hlocV.ed far "^vefal hours. Members of the i»a"! T.t»ntn football team on their vry to Princeton were among those delayed by the wreck. Every ambulance, police patrol and fire wagen mailable was utilized to remove the injured. The fire depart ment was needed to get the lDjured •o the street level that thejr might be hurried to the hospitals. NORTH DAKOTA PRAIRIE FIRE Ptrm Buildings, Live Stock, Grain and Machinery Destroyed. Kenmare. N. D.. Nov. 8.—A disas trous prrJrk- fire, causing heavy dam age in the affected district, swept from Vanvllie to Blalsdell, in spite of the heroic fight made by several hun dred farmers and people from the nearby towns. Farm buildings, grain, horses and machinery were among the Item*- of loss sustained by farm ers who had not provided ample fire breaks. The fire started near Vanville and, fanned by a strong wind, swept northp east toward Niobe and Kenaston. In spite of hastily pic wed guards and attempts at backfiring the sea of fames gained headway and caused much destruction of property until a lull in the wind permitted the fire fighter? to Ljain control. The terri tory swept I? a large one and detailed reports of tl.e damage done are com ing In very slowly. BEER USED TO FIGHT FIRE Excited Pedestrians Pour Club's Sup ply on Flames. Pittsburg, Nov. 8.—Members of the Royal and Fishing club let out long walls of Indignation when it was dis covered nearly a dozen perfectly good keg.-i of beer as well as innumerable "quarts" had been poured on a fire that broke out in the clubrooros. The tire was only a small one and did little damage, but excited pedes trians who broke in to fight the flames grabbed the nearest thing to watT available and the club's foun tain of joy was consigned to the flames. MENTAL HEALERS ARE JAILED Treated Child Dies of Pneumonia in Agonies. Winnipeg. Man., Nov. 8.—-Charles Wililams, a leader of the Christian Scientists, Virden, Man., was sen tenced to two' years In prh-on. A child suffering from puAumonia was treated by Williams and his as sociates. fTj medic:tl nan was called, the iiiiid dying alier u few days of Intense Buffering. In answering questions witnesses in attendance for the accused stated the treiivriunt given the child was prayer, but tltey would not explain treatment exactly. Ref-cttf to Join the P4ot Nlehnlasvtrp. Ky.. Nov. Nttfit riders are aeeus* of burning the to bacco li'.rn of TLorr.as Stafford, six miles froTT". tlii.' city. Stafford's en lire crop. c'fT'.'If-tlrp of the product of tworty-sh acrrc, wa»* destroyed. Ho ftriTi^fiisctf'to iirt* i&t' frtdler pool. BIG SUM FOR RELIGIOUS WORK Millionaire Donates $300,000 for Pro posed Movement. Chicago, Nov. 8.—A Los Angeles millionaire, whose identity Is th ins kept a secret, has just donated $i!00, 800 toward the establishment and fur therance of a worldwide religious wc.rk, whose active director in CM cago will be Rev. A. C. Dixon, pastor of the Moody church. Mr. Dixon declines to discuss th-3 details or scope cf the work, declar «ng that too early publicity would tend to Interfere with the perfecting of the plans. It has been learned, however, that the scheme embraces a literary evangelistic programme— the preparation and printing of relig lou? works, which will be distributed througneut the civilized world. It Is said that prominent church men in several of the great cities 'if this and other countries have li'en interested and are giving the prenatal their personal attention. BLACKBURN HAS RESIGNED 8ays Canal Zone Has Lost Its Charm for Him. Versailles. Ky., Nov. 8.—At a renep tion given in his honor Joseph C. S. Blackburn, governor of the Panama canal zone, declared bis intention of J. C. 8. BLACKBURN. remaining in Kentucky and said the canal zone had lost its charm for him. Two weeks ago he said he had not resigned and did not intend to resign and th&t "nobody wanted Mm to re sign." TERRIBLE CRUELTY IN TEXAS PRISONS Fifty Convicts Said to Have Been Killed in Three Years. Galveston, Tex., Nov. 8.—That more than fifty convicts have been killed by whippings and other cruelties within three years is the allegation made before the board of inquiry ap pointed to investigate conditions in Texas prisons, convict farms and plantations. The board finds it almost Impossible to wring the evidence from convicts whom they examine, as the latter say they fear they will incur the hatred of the guards. Many of the prisoners soy they could give specific incidents of beatings with hoavy leather straps two feet long until the victim was a mass of bleeding wounds, from which he died several days later. Ouc guard was declared to "nave shot an insane convict who was at tempting to escape, sayiug that "the state has plenty of ammunition." The convicts showed the committee welts and scars on their bodies and declared that as many as seventy blows had been administered with a knotted strap. They testlfloi that convicts had died from the effects of beatings and others of overwork. UCHIDA TO BE NEW ENVOY Announcement of Appointment of Jap anese Ambassador. Washington, Nov. 8.—Baron Gasuya Fchlda has been appointed by the emperor of Japan ns ambassador to the United States, succeeding Huron Kogoro Takahlra, who is In Tokio on leave of absence. The state department has received a cablegram r.um United States Am bassador O'Brien, at Tokio, announc iryj tfee appointment. lllMtd Indebtedness Heavy. Minneapolis, Nov. 8.—The adminis trator of the estate of John G. Lund, who committed suicide about a year ago, has announced that the estate of Mr. Lund is valued at $183,000, with claims amounting !o $750,000. The creditors will receive about 20 cents 0D the dollar. I?! HEIV YORK Hostilities Break Out in ioiham's Chinatown. TORCH AND GUN USED Two Celestials Are Shot Down and a Lodging House Filled With Fright ened Countrymen Is Fired—Al though in Danger of Perishing in the Flames the Scared Inmates Fear to Seek Safety i* the Streets. New York. Nov. 8.—Forty extra plain clothes men in addition to the regular police patrol the narrow lane to Cliln&town watching the develop ment of a tong war that has just begun Torch and gun play marked the opening of the new war. the cause of which was ihe eternal feud between the Ong Leong Tong and the Hip Ping Tong. augmented by the six months' troubles over the killing of Elsie 31gel, the twenty-year-old China town missionary, and the execution in Boston recently of three members of the Ong Leong Tong, convicted, their fellow tong men say, by the perjured evidence of Hip Sing. The big blue steel revolver, with Its ten-inch barrel, the typical tong war gun, made its appehrance at the open ing of the fight, getting two victims, and while the quarter still swarmed witn pclice to prevent further shoot ing the Chinese lodging house at 13 and 13 Doyens street was fired. More than a hundred frightened Celestial® refused to leave the house while the fire crept through Ihe place, sure that their enemies had started the fire and waited in the street be low to kill them. The firemen sue ccet'ed In extinguishing the blaze be fore any of the frightened Chinamen were injured. After th" fire the Quietude that "nodes so ill fcr Chinatown settled over Mott. Pell and Doyers streets Rnd Captain Galvin hastened to fill Ihe empty streets with policemen. The Celestial.? keep to their houses or slink noiselessly through the narrow alleys and underground passages of the quarter. Not one appears In the streets. FOREST FIRE MENACES TOWN Berea, Ky., and Its College Saved by Hard Work. Lexington, Ky., Nov. 8.—Forest fires are raging in many parts of the Ken tucky mountains. Already vast amounts of the most valuable timber of that section have been destroyed. The town of Berea. where Berea college, Is situated, was threatened but hundreds of men who turned out to assist in Ihe work succeeded in fighting the flames back. Hawaii Opposed to Lid Law. Honolulu, Nov. 8.—Both houses of the territorial legislature adopted Joint resolution voicing an earnest protest against the attempt of J. O. Wooley, a local attorney, and others to secure a federal enactment extend ing prohibition to the Hawaiian isl ands. F.o.a Detroit o This Year 's Standard MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8. 1909 Pure in the can* Pure in die baking. Never Fails. Try it Daring Robber Evades Capture. Milwaukee, Nov 6.—Although a score of detectives and depu*.y slier iffh are scouring the country around Green Bay In search of Ihe bandit who held up the teller of the Fann ers' Exchange bank at Green Bey and obt iln $3,300 in cish there Is littl" expectation that tie mil) be irmted soon. So'dier Sent to Leper Colony. Manila. Nov. 8.—Thomas Davenport, a private of the Twenty-sixth Infan try. has been discharged from the armv and turned over to the F-hilip pine gov- i n ti'.»nt to b*j confined at the Collon leper colony He has been un der observation since Janaary. Guilty of First Degree Murder. Minneapolis, Nov. 8.—"Guilty of murder in the first degree" was the verdict of the jury in the case of August Carlson Ferm, charged with killing John R. CarlBcn May 30 last at Golden Valley. The jury was out about eighteen Lour". ANDREW PAULSON STONEWORK CONCRETE BRICKWORK Plastering a Specialty Call at Madison ffotel, Phone 87 MISS GRiINAGER Fashionable Milliner My new fall stock has arrived and I will be pleased to have the ladies call and inspect it. Miss Grinager 5 Passengers 30 Horse Power 108 Inch Wheel Base 32x31/2 Inch Tires Weight Equipped 2150 lbs. 6000 now in use. Motor 4x4V2. Magneto, Gas Lamps, Generator and Tube Horn Included—Of Court*, The Car that Led the 1909 Glidden Tour of 2600 miles. Last Year's Sensation O 1i/| Dann 8? V If people with symptoms of kidnev or bladder trouble could realize their dan ger they wmild without loss of time com ttenee taking Foley's Kidney Remedy. Thin great r.-uietiy stops the pain and ir regularitiep, strengthens and builds up these organs ami there is no danger of Hright's disease or other serious dis order. Do not disregard the early sym ptoms sold by all druggists. The Girl FROM U.S. A. b'-'' Scene from "The Girl from U. S. A." Opera House Tuesday, Nov. 9 irMilmiT Sending for Meat is safe as calling in person, when it's this meat Market that's patron ized- A Child Buys Meat •in -j iwtJtii here with absolute assurance of fair treatment- Whoever you may send will bring back what you want For confidence and safety buy here PECK BROS. Central Market READE & PAULSON PRACTICAL SHOEING Located at the Croom McLean Shop, Shoe the lame and the sound. SHOE THEM ALL. maimson lVi. dill, ££Sko?a 1 ytT-f ejJ', .. Beautiful Gifts 1st Gift, 2nd Gift, 3rd Gift, 4th Gift, CHAS. B. KENNEDY President' COAL $ -ji'THE AWAY GEO. COOK, The Jeweler To stimulate our trade from now until Jan. 1, we are going to give away to our customers the fol lowing beautiful presents A BEAUTIFUL DIAMOND RING LADIES or GENTS GOLD FILLED WATCH HAND PAINTED CHINA CUT GLASS PIECES These articles are now on display in our show window. We are making some extraordinary prices on our Jewelry and Silverware all along the line. Repair work has the same opportunity to get these presents. GEO. COOK, The Jeweler... Madison State Bank MADISON, S. it I FARM [LOANS'*-AT LOWEST POSSIBLE JRATES fHONE 236 We handle only the best and deliver to all parts of the city :.J«S JONES BROS. GRAIN CO. Peter Marquart & Son MEMBER OF OU* MOTTO HONEST CONCRETE W. G. MARQUART, v -f_». I v i J* Cement Wales, Foundations, Bridges, Culverts, anything attd everything in Guaranteed Cement ConstructMNk —SEE— or Leave Orders With Hackett & Sutton Phone Gr««263 Don't Permit the Coal to Run Out for you will suffer much inconven ience- We, of eourse, hurry your order as much as possible, but you run a risk. TAKE TIME BY THE FORflOCK as regards your fuel. Qir *0*1 will burn good, is free from all foreign substances such as dirt, slate, etc- and will throw out all the heat you can stand ltti Aajr size any quantity. PHONE 195 E.W. -V.i| ^5 "«t '-4 r" '.it" V .. KENNEDY,, Vicc President -v f' V -Tt f* V i ^4. .j .fcj X/ COAL w i •J A V'5 ,'k^ iffe •V,vl ^1 A & «r .*4 4 "T3, NJ & V'Y ifi? V^J.'