The Chandler News. (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 17, Ed. 1 Friday, January 19, 1894 Page: 2 of 8
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Tlje Chandler .Newa
filLSTIUr A GlLSTISjtP, Prop*.
DHANDLEU, 7 ~ : OV
Somk of Uio bl > naval (runs fired
• !T in Now York harbor shake tlio
whole island. It looks as if im-
proved guns will yet havo to bo car-
ried fur out to sea before it will ba
bufo to firo thorn olT.
PATCnwoKK quilts, like those your
prandmothor used to make, are going
to bo manufactured extensively in
Boston during the next few months.
No one will be truly fashionable,
either, who doosn't buy frTim one to
a dozen of thorn, according to his
The Colorado woman who brought
suit for a separation from lior hus-
band on the ground that he com-
pelled her to move eighty times
within thirty years was granted a
divorce, of course. A worm that
wouldn't turn under that bort of
provocation would bo pretty "poor
shakos" and u court that would fail
to provido redress in such u easo
would be a travosty on justico.
LYNCHED AND SHOT.
THREE MEN H ANOED TO A
ERIDGE AT RUSSELL, KAN.
r?,ED DINNINY'S MURDER AVENGED
,1. <i. Itnrtnn, William Gty and III* Sou
John Strung t'p by a Hand of
Dot ermlued Men—-Their Undies
Left llitii^liiK-Tlie Moll \V«u
1'erfeetly Organized lu
Ai.tiioi fin tho reservation known
as the W/iito lot in tlio roar of tho
executive mansion, was dedicated as
Grand Array place a., tho time when
the great encampment wan held in
Washington, tho now nutno docs not
seem to have been rocognizod. A
committco of Grand Army men are
meditating a descent upon congress
io secure legislation that shlllgivo
the now title tho dignity and certain-
ty of an act of congress.
It is said that tlio railroad
managers of Holland havo found it
impossible to man tho switches with
men who can bo depended upon to
Jet liquor alono, and havo according-
ly substituted women. Not an ac-
cident, it is said, has occurre 1 since
as a result of carelessness at tho
switch. If things go on in this way,
it will soon come to pass that a sober
woman will bo preferred to
drunken man in all business avoca-
tions; and then what will become of
It is not often that a humble bank
porter is honored by his employers to
tho extent of having his portrait
hung conspicuously on tho walls of
tho director's room, but such was tho
good fortune of Carey Logan, an o4d
negro who died in Louisville a few
days ago. llo was an ex-slave who
served tho bank of Kentucky faith-
fully for lifty years, handling millions
of dollars during tliut time without
a mistake, and winning the high
esteem of all who know him, though
untaught and unlettered.
In their enthusiasm to aid charity
tho people of Ashland, Wis., made a
minco pio measuring twenty-two
feet in circumferenco, four inches in
depth and weighing a quarter of a
ton, and then turned 1,00) children
looso. In due timo tho children had
that minco pio in their midst Chari-
ty has much power to accomplish
much real good by allaying suffering.
But it is hard to associate a 600-pound
minco pie located in 1,000 young in-
nocent stomachs with real charity.
If tho good citizens of Ashland be-
lieve thoy did right in this matter it
is fortunate that charity begins at
Reports of outrages committed bv
tramps in tho rural districts show
that those vagabonds are bocorning
desperate and dangerous. They tako
by force what is denied thorn, and
not satisfied with receiving food and
shelter, thoy havo begun ransacking
houses for money and putting in-
mates to tho torture in order to com-
pel them to deliver up valuables.
Tho farmers should protect them-
selves against these modern froo
companions by foreo and arms.
They should provido themselves
with firearms and use thorn on tho
slightest provocation. A tramp
tilled with bird shot is a tramp re-
formed, so far as housebreaking and
violence are concerned. The pepper-
Sag of a few vagabonds in every
touuty will stop tho lawlessness.
Calculated on tho basis of actual
value, tho royal metal of America is
not gold, as many suppose, nor even
Bilver. It is tho lowly pig iron,
which comprised 40 per cent of tho
metallic minerals mined in tho United
♦States du-ing the year 1892, which
is tho latest year tabulated. Next
to pig iron in value comes common
bituminous coal, which was worth in
that year considerably more thau
one-sixth of all tho minerals pro-
duced. Then follows, tardily, an-
thracite coal and silver, and, with still
more languid stop, building stone
and copper, and finally tho "pre-
cious" metal,* gold, comes in seventh
from tho top and equal in aggregate
value to about one-fourth of the "pig
iron, and not by a wide margin to
ono-third tho soft coal. Diamonds
are not enumerated in tho list, but
the American coal and iron mines
are more productive of wealth than
all tho diamond fields of tho vvo.-ld
Even the Japanese havo a political
crisis and their parliament has been
prorogued. But tho charming little
peoplo havo no dynamite, profanity
is equally unknown to thorn, and
* crisis is as aesthetic as a peach-
In Buffalo patrol wag cm 8 arc sent
through tho streets for supplies for
tho poor and needy, and tho rich are
themselves said to bo astonished at
how much they uyually throw away
that would make many coatloss peo-
Russell, Kan., Jan. 10.—A terrible
exhibition of prairie justice was seen
here Saturday night when three men,
J. O. Burton, William Gay and his son,
John (Jay, were lynched.by a deter-
I mined mob. The men were held guilty
I of tho murder of Fred Dinniny last
I July. Dinniny lived with T. W. Bur-
ton on a farm eleven miles north, and
ti illy M ho disappeared. Burton had
his team and even wore some of his
clothes, but Claimed that Dinniny had
gone to Oklahoma with young Gay.
Gay returned a short tiino ago, and,
on close questioning, confessed that
Burton had poisoned Dinniny. The
elder Gay attempted to point out the
place of burial, but failed. Burton
then made a confession that the (Jays
killed him, and Thursday took tho
sheriff to a corn- field in a ravine where
tlio body, decomposed, mutilated,
skull crushed, was found. Indigna-
tion ran high, and it was with diffi-
culty the three men could bo got back
to the jail, where they hud been eon-
lined since their arrest late in De-
Saturday night two men from the
Burton farm came into town and were
reinforced by farmers from all parts
of the country. The party appeared
to have been picked, for there were
only about 130 in nil when, at mid-
night, they surrounded the little jail
and demanded tho prisoners. This
was refused by the sheriff, but
the p irlev was short Tho mob easily
forced their way into the jail and
dragged out the terrified trio from
The mob was cool and apparently
well organized and made no attempt
at concealment, though there were
many onlookers. They took tho men
out through the streets and guarded
them with jealous care loading them
along the Union Pacific track. A
short distance from town a little
prairie stream is crossed by the rail-
road and wagon road, about 100 rods
east of tho Russell depot.
To the bridge over this tho mob
went and placed the trembling
wretches near the edge. Hopes were
ready and one was put around the
neck of each of the men and tied to
the stringers. There was no time for
prayers or pleadings, but at a signal
all three were pushed off tne edge and
dropped eight or ten feet with all the
precision of a professional hanging.
To make sure of carrying out their
purpose tho mob fired two shots into
each body, although death came
quickly by the rope. Then the lynch-
ers rodo away quietly and the bodies
swung cold and stiff.
When morning came, passengers on
the east-bound express train had a
plain view of the bodies as they hung
from the high bridge. Hundreds of
people gathered around, but it was
not until 1 ():.'to that the bodies were
cut down. The coroner at once held
an inquest and without delay tho jury
returned a verdict that deceased came
to their death at the hands of persons
There is little sympathy felt for the
victims. The murder was a cruel and
heartless one, and tho murdered man
had many friends. Ever since his dis-
appearance suspicions nave grown
more pointed, and tho three men
lynched were considered gulltv. Their
mutual recriminations and cross con-
fessions convinced the people that all
of them were guilty, and during tho
past week, and while the inquest over
Dinniny's remains were being held,
attention has been given almost e\-
lusively to the matter. The trivial
booty secured and tho evidence of
mutilation given by tho bodv robbed
the murderers of all sympathy.
It is not likely that an attempt will
be made to prosecute tho lynchers.
BATTLE WITH OUTLAWS.
One Im Shot Another Mortally
Wounded nnd Two Officers Hurt.
WF.8TON, W. Va., Jau. 10.—Infor-
mation was received hero yester-
day of tho apprehension of Calvert
and Hen non Fleming, two notorious
outlaws, for whom the state of Vir-
ginia offers a reward of #3,000 and
tho county of Wise $800. They are
charged with having committed five
different murders and several high-
way robberies are also against them.
The Fleming brothers have been
fugitives from justice for a long time.
\\ hen the officers demanded their
surrender the desperadoes resisted
arrest aud opened tire upon their
pursuers. The shots were returned
by the officers, and a tierce contlict
for life ensued. Calvert Fleming
was killed outright and his brother
llennon was mortally wounded with
three shots in his left breast Two
of the officers, John II. Branham and
l)oc Swannell, were seriously wound-
ed. The injuries of the former are
considered fatal. A clerk in the store
was also shot in the shoulder, but is
not thought to be dangerously hurt
DENSE FOC IN MANY CITIES.
A (irent lilanket of Dampness Prom
We*tern Kaniu to Chicago.
Kansas City, .Ian. 10.—The fog
which hung over this city this morn-
ing, enveloping tho highest buildings,
extended from points in Kansas 250
miles west of Kansas City to
points as far east as Chicago. It
rained at Cincinnati, Chattanooga and
Pittsburg. The telegraph service was
greatly impaired. Acting Chief Red-
line of the Western In ion said this
morning: "The fog completely
smoothered us at 8 o'clock. With our
strongest batteries and best wires it
was almost impossible to get a message
through to Chicago and St. Louis and
it happened that business was extra
heavy this morning. The current
was retarded and lost on account of
tho conductive quality of the damp
At the weather bureau it was stated
that the fog was caused by a fall in
the teranerature following tho south
breeze of the past three days which
had carried moisture with it from the
A SMALL BOY AND A PISTOL.
Orover Sumner i r Kast Washington
Shoots lliiiiaulf Dead In School.
Wasiuvoton, Jan. 16.—The Crancli
public school in East Washington was
thrown into a panic this morning
when Grover Sumner, a child 7 years
old, began flourishing a pistol that he
had brought from homo unknown to
The boy remarked that he was go-
ing to shoot some one and then ap-
parently changing his mind said ho
Would shoot himself. Pointing his
pistol to his bead he accidentally
pulled the trigger and blew his brains
out. No one was injured in the
scramble of children to get outside.
CONVICT LEASES RENEWED.
Missouri Unable to Secure Any Hotter
Jtiitcs Thau llefore.
Jkffkuson Citv, Jan. 10.—The peni-
tentiary inspectors and tho warden
have renewed a lease for convict labor
with tho J. Strauss Saddlery, Harness
and Collar company for five years at
the old rate of fifty cents per day for
each able bodied convict, the firm
binding itself to work twenty-five per
cent more men after January 1, 1805.
In its present condition the lease calls
for 1T> men. This is taken as an in-
dication tnat all the old leases will be
renewed at the old price. There are
now about 500 idle convicts and no
demand for their labor.
LIL IN THE SOUP.
RESTORATION IS NOW OUT OF
THE LATEST WASHINGTON VIEW.
Mr. McCreary, Chairman of the House
Foreign Affairs Committee, Soy* the
Plan Is Abandoned for All Time
lloth in Kxeeutlve and Con-
gressional Circles and Will
Not lie Heard ot Again*
Stricken With raralyal*.
Pittsburg, Kan., Jan 16.—Ed Van
Gundy, a prominent attorney and pol-
itician of this place, was stricken with
paralysis at a late hour last night and
is now in a critical condition. Mr.
Van Gundy is a partner of Morris
Cligget, assistant United States dis-
trict attorney, and is well known in
The Moore-Punston Contest.
Washington, Jan. 16. —Colonel 11.
L. Moore of Lawrence, has arrived
for the purpose of shaping his contest
against 1'unston. The indications
SHEEP FOR PUGILISTS.
A Wyoming Club Makes a Most 1'nlqne
Oiler of a I'rize.
Evanston, Wyo., Jan. 10.—The
Evanst >n Athletic club offers a purse
of $75,000 in sheep for the Corbett-
Mitchell fight. The "club" guaran-
tees non-interference and refers to
Senator Keckwith's bank.
A Thieving: Farmer hot Dead.
Springfield, Mo.. .Fan. 10 —As tho
result of numerous thefts from the at
present closed canning factory here, a
constable was put on duty yesterday.
In the afternoon Farmer Johnson,
who lived ten miles north and had
heretofore borne a good reputation,
drove up, entered and carried oft' a
large belt. The constable and two
citizens soon followed. When John-
son was overtaken he tried to run
over the constable and then fired
twice at him. The officer returned
the fire, killing the farmer.
A New Kxplosive.
Citv of Mkxico, Jan. 10.—An inven-
tion in explosives, which is attracting
large attention in Mexican military
circles, is by Lieutenant Alfredo
Gomez, a young officer. The now ex-
plosive is intended to surmount tho
defects of tin- shells now its use and
adds a number of features, increasing
the range, accuracy and destructive
power of projectiles.
A Heavy Loser.
Tofkka, Kan., J an. 10.—The county
funds of Kiowa county to the amount
of $50,000 were tied up in the bank of
Greensburg, recently taken possession
of by liank Commissioner Hrieden-
tlial. The liabilities of the bank are
far in excess of the assets, aud it is
thought the county will lose nearly
all of jts deposit.
v. •okalanl to Sue for Dmnuges.
Francisco* Jan. 1 c—The Aus-
^brought a statement from a cor-
... . y&lent in Honolulu, to the effect
that ex-Queen Liliuokalani has en-
tirely abandoned all hope of ever re-
gaining the throne of Hawaii, and is
now perfecting arrangements for
bringing* a olaim against the United
States for an immense amount of
For Twenty-Five Years an Editor.
Milwaukee, Wis., Jan. 10— Her-
man Sigcl died last night, aged 54
years. He has been editor-in-chief of
the Abend Post of this city for three
yeors, but has been connected with
the Milwaukee newspapers for nearly
twenty-five years, coming here from
Took Hi* llahy and 1-lod.
Beatrice, Neb. Jan. 10. — John
Kennedy, of Lincoln, visited his
divorced wife here last evening in
order to see their 3-vear-old child The
woman is an invalid and while her
attention was called to other matters
Kennedy wrapped a cloak about the
baby and fled.
W a 8ii i noton , .Ian. 10.— Chairman
McCreary of the house committee on
foreign affairs and Representative
Hoi man of Indiana conferred to-day
as to the proposition which would be
submitted to congress for the solution
of .the Hawaiian problem.
After the talk Mr. McCreary said:
"1 he solution to the question will un-
doubtedly be ready to submit to the
house by January U0. Representative
Holinan will present his Hawaiian
resolution. Tho members of the
foreign affairs committee are acting
very fairly in trying to solve the
problem. One thing is certain that
the question of restoring Uluokalani
to the throne is for all time abandon-
ed. not on y in executive but in con-
gressional circles, it will never be
heard of again."
The Hawaiian investigation which
tlio senate committee on foreign rela-
tions is conducting did not make
great progress to-dav, several new
witnesses whoso presence had been re-
quested being absent, nmomg them
Lieutenant Commander Swinburne.
Prof. W. I). Alexander of the Hawaiian
legation was requested to give some
facts additional to those already pre-
sented by himself and was asked a
number of questions bearing on the
history of the islands with which,
having written a history of the coun-
try, he is especially familiar. Several
affidavits of residents of Hawaii bear-
ing on the revolution of last January
and also upon other phases of the
question were filed by Senator Frye.
MR. CARLISLE ALARMED.
Tho Secretary Appeals to senator Yoor-
lices to Press a llond lilll.
Washington, .Ian. 10.—Secretary
Carlisle has written a letter to
Senator Voorhess in which ho
makes a statement of the con-
dition of the treasury and of the ne-
cessity for measures being taken for
its relief. He says that the time of
the house has been assigned to
the tariff bill until the 29th,
and for this reason he ap-
peals to the senate to take the initia-
tive in a measure to replenish the
treasury. lie adds that if prompt
action is not taken by congress it will
be necessary for him to, issue bonds
under existing laws.
The gold reserve in the treasury is
now $20,000,000 below the £100,000,000
mark, and a still further reduction < f
about £8,000,000 is looked for
by February 1. The situation
is such that it is said" on good
authority that Secretary Carlisle will
issue bonds under the authority of
the act of 1875 in order to replenish
the gold reserve if congress does not
act on his bond suggestions within
the next thirty days. It is declared
that he will not allow the reserve to
fall below 550,000,000.
THE IRREPRESSIBLE BOUTELLE
Speaker Crisp Sharply Orders Him to
Take His Seat.
■Washington, Jan. 16.—When tlio
house met to-day Mr. Iioutellc of
Maine made another fruitless attempt
to bring forward his Hawaiian reso-
lution and indulged in an impetuous
and impassioned protest against the
refusal of the house to consider it.
"I make the point that the gentle-
man is out of order," shouted Mr. Me-
"Congress," responded Mr. Iioutellc,
"should have the right to repudiate
the odium under which it rests. The
Democratic majority should have the
right to unload from congress and the
the Democrat' party a burden of out-
rage and diss --a." (Republican ao-
"There must be some limit," de-
clared the speaker sharplv, "there
must be some limit to the right of the
gentleman to violate the privileges of
the house. There must be some power
in the majority to protect itself
airainst these repeated violations.
The gentleman will resume his seat,
and the houjje under the special order
adopted will resolve itself into the
committee of the whole for further
consideration of the tariff bill."
CONFESSION OF A FIFNO.
A Hotel rim anil Most llrntul Murder
Mystery Cleared t'p.
Milwai kkk, Wis., Jan. 16.— Rudolph
J. I'echmann, proprietor of the ( ream
City hotel, in which Mrs. Schrums wax
found dead after the building was
partly destroyed by tire last Friday
morning, confessed at noon to-day
that lie strangled his aged guest for
the purpose of robbing her, aud after-
ward tired her room. lie failed to se-
cure the woman's money, lie is now
in jail. °
I'echmann said business had been
dull with liiin for two ylears. He knew
Mrs. Schrums had money and it oc-
curred to him that ho might manage
to secure it. For a week before the
fatal night ho watched her every
movement dust before he was going
to bed last Thursday night he heard
her get up and go to another room.
He concluded that his chance had
come and he went into her room.
When she returned he threw a blanket
over her head and choked her to
death. He then made a search,
but found nothing of value.
Then he went down stairs and told
his wife the old lady was dead aud
they might help themselves to what-
ever they might lind. She refused to
accompany him upstairs and ho re-
turned alone to make another search.
Upon his rcturu to tho room he
found that Mrs. Schrums showed
signs of recovery and he choked her
again. Then he set tire to the place
aud threw a lamp upon the floor.
While the fire was spreading he made
a linal search for money, but was
again unsuccessful. When there was
a prospect that the fire would leave
him worse off financially than when
he committed the crimes, he called
the fire department.
Mrs. Pechman will not be arrested,
she says she had n~knowledge that
her husbaud intended to secure the
money by committing the murder.
The whereabouts of the murdered
woman's money is still a mystery.
One of Chicago's
Jiimt Prominent llusi-
•nesi Men hi a Sorry ('light.
Chicago, Jan. 10 —George M. IJogue,
one of the most prominent business
men of Chicago, has been accused of
the misappropriation of about $7f ,000
of the funds of the Presbyterian
hospital of which he was president,
lie admits that there issotnv entangle-
ment v. itil the hospital, but says any
discrepancy will be made up im-
Last summer Hogue made an assign-
ment and withdrew from t Im* big real
estate firm of IJogue & Co. and it is
said that the misplacing of hospital
funds was the result of his financial
Developments regarding the sale of
the lie v. Mr. Anderson's home, which
was the subject of a suppressed law-
suit, show that Ilogne paid Dr. Ander-
son $10,000 or #l:.!,ooo to avoid going
into court over the matter.
About two years ago Jlenry A.
Phipps of Phipps, Carneigle A: Co ,
Pittsburg, seut to Bogue a check for
$75,000 to take up a note given for tho
purchase of acre property. Phipps
came here himself to find, it is said,
that only 840,000 had been paid of the
$75,000 sent on and thi|t Hogue was
using the balance, llogue in an inter-
view, explains that this matter was
TO LAST A MONTH.
No Adjournment of Colorado's Extra-Ses-
sion of the l^egUlature.
Denver, Col., Jan. 10.—It is now
definitely settled that tho extra ses-
sion of the legislature will continue
for at least thirty days, in the house
this morning, .Mr. Hunter, .who had
been the most bitter opponent of the
session, introduced a resolution in-
structing the various committees to
five preference to all bills tending to
give relief to the workingmen.
It is given out semi-ofticially that
the upper house will not obstruct
legislation, but will act upon any
measure proposed by the house.
FRIGHTFUL REAR-END COLLI-
SION IN A FOG.
PASSENGERS WARNED TOO U72.
Two Trains of the Delaware, Lackawan-
na and Western Crash Into One Au-
ot her Near Jersey City—Two Carg
Telescoped and Completely
Wrecked by a Death Deal-
South African Savages Victorious.
Capetown, Jan. 16 —Commender
Sigeam attacked the I'm/.izis an.I the
latter retreated into Natal. They
afterwards returned, attacked Si-
gean's natives and defeated them with
the loss of L\' 0 men killed and
A French Diplomat Dead.
Paris, Jan. 1G—William Henry
W addington, the distinguished French
statesman and diplomatist, who has
been seriously ill with diabetes died
I cutli ol an A-nl BftSkll1,
Cleveland. Ohio, Jan. 16.—Samuel
H Mather, one of tho oldest bankers
uf Cleveland, died early yesterday
strongly point to the unseating of ' morning, after a brief illness, aged 80
r unston. 1 he vote will be taken liy years.
the committee January 21.
Flood of Petition* J'rotrstiinj Against
tlio U'll.oa Hill.
Washington, Jan. l(i—There was
i unusual flood of petitions protest-
ing against the passage of the Wilson
tariff bill in the senate to-day, after
the reading of the journal. Mr. Mar-
tin of Kansas, called up the house bill
authorizing the Shawnee Heat and
Light company of Kansas toconstruct
a dam across the Kansas river in
Shawnee county, Kansas, and it was
At 1:f~ p. m., the senate,on motion
of Mr. Hill, went into executive ses-
sion to consider the Hornblower nom-
Dividends for ltuuk Creditors.
Washington, Jan. 10.—The comp-
troller of the currency has declared
dividends in favor of tho creditors of
the insolvent National banks as fol-
lows: A first dividend of twenty-five
per cent for the National bank of
Urownwood, Texas; a first dividend
of twenty-five*per cent for the Albu-
querque National bank of Albuquer-
que, N. M.: a third dividend of twenty
per cent for the Madison National
bank of Madison, S D.; a fourth divi-
dend of ten per cent for the Cheyenne
National bank of Cheyenne, Wyo.
Two boys named Sutherland were
drowned near Chillicothe, Mo., while
Peter .Jackson Indignant.
Pittsbuko, 1'a., Jan. 10.—Peter
Jackson, the colored pugilist, who
was here last night, was very angry
at Corbett's letter, in which it was
stated that in tho fight with Jackson
in California the club officials and
referee were against him* (Corbett)
and that he was defrauded out of the
light. Jackson said this was a false-
hood pure aud simple and that later
Corbett refused to accepts?,000 added
to the stakes offered by the California
club to tight the battle out, but in-
stead pulled down his S£,f>00 from the
drawn contest and slipped out of
The Nicaragua Company Reorganized.
New York, .lan. 10.—Enough of the
stockholders of the Nicaragua Con-
struction company, according to tho
committee of reorganization, havo
agreed to the reorganization plan to
carry it through and the agreement
has been declared in full effect. It
provides for the creation of a new
company with a capital stock of
SI>,000,000, of which half is to be re-
tained for the benefit of the treasury
and the other half is to be distributed
to stockholders of the present com-
pany in exchange for their old stock,
or sold for cash.
Suspension of u Kansas Hank.
Toimika, Kan., Jan Hi.—State Hank
Commissioner Hrcidcnthal left to-day
for Ellis, Ellis county, in response to
telegram announcing the suspension
of the Merchants' bank of that place.
The telegram <ii«l not state the assets
and Nubilities of the institution. It
is learned from other sources, how-
ever, that the bank has gone into vol-
untary liquidation. *
Another Long Kange Fight at Kio.
Rio de Janeiko, Jan. 1(5.—There has
been another general engagement be-
tween the rebel ships and the govern-
ment forts, but the encounter was of
a desultory kind, tho firing being at
long range and no serious damage
was done to either side.
Judge Gibson's Successor Appointed.
Jefferson City, Mo., Jan. 10.—Gov-
ernor Stone has appointed Charles Ij.
Dobson judge of the circuit court of
Kansas City in place of Judjfe James
New York, .Ian. 16.—Sixteen pas-
sengers were killed and twenty-five
injured in a collision during a denso
fog between two trains of the Dela-
ware, Lackawanna and Western rail-
road at the west end of the Hacken-
saek bridge, about 8 o'clock this morn-
ing. Two cars were completely de-
The Dover express passed through
Roseviile without stopping and was
followed four minutes later by tho
regular commutation train. So denso
was the fog over the river that ou ap-
proaching the bridge the expre s s
slowed up, the engineer being unable
to see the signals. The commutation
train did not halt at the bridge, but
went along at its usual rate of speed.
The engine r saw the express when
less than 200 feet from it. and though
he reversed his engine, lie could not
prevent a collision. The locomotive
crashed into the rear car throwing
it from the track quite a distance.
This car and the one ahead of it were*
Both cars were full of passengers
who were crushed to death or terribly
mangled. The engineer of the coin-
mutiou train is missing aud is said to
be among the killed.
The brakeman of the rear car of the
Dover express discovered that a wreck
was inevitable and shouted at the top
of his voice: "Jump for your lives,
another train is coining behind and
will be on us in a minute *'
Tl^is warning was suttieient to put
the entire rear car of the express in '
a commotion. Passengers rushed pell-
mell for the nearest means of exit.
Some jumped through the windows in
their haste, while the majority rushed
to the floors. In the excitement some
fell on the Hoor while the others tum-
bled over them.
lie fore all the'frightened pass -ngers
could make their escape, the Orange
locomotive crashed into the rear car.
wrecking it and driving it into the car
ahead, also telescoping that, dealing
death on all sides.
Trains always slow up when ap-
proaching the llackensack bridge. It
is said that the South Orange train
was running so close behind the Dover
express that there was no time to send
back a flagman.
THE LIST of THE VICTIM®.
The following is the* list of tho
bodies of the victims which have beeu
Edwaiip KinpBT, Bernardvllle. N J.
William J Tukxkk of Hsutkinrid/e, book-
keeper of Field, ( handler & Co, leave<* a
.widow and four children
J. 11 Kimmkk, Summit, N. J , cashier of F.
W. Boeo k & Co.
EnwAiti) Mohueli., Decameron, N. J.
0 1). A Buunduill.
Timmons, Summit. >7 .1
H. A Rohlfs, Summit. N J.
Patrk k Ryan, MiiLurn, N. j
T. J. Rhaoan, Milburn. N. J.
John Fish, Tummii. X. J.
Dk. Jon n Doty. 13askinrid e.
Fbkguson. Summit N .7 . an auditor
of the Western Union Tel-nraph ompany,
died on the way to St Mary * hospital. *
W. L. (iriLLADEAf. traffic manager of the
Old Dominion Steamship company. r Mded iu
Montclafr, and leaves w*dow and family.
Thf.odokb Whitk Ne.vark, n. j.
D. Cameron, Newark, n j
J. DuaixroN, Short Hills, N. J.
TRAIN WRECKERS AT WORK.
Two Attempts to Derail the 'Frisco Kx-
pretts at Aurora, Mo., In a Week.
Smix(jfield, Ma, Jan. 10.—Within
the past week two attempts have been
made to derail tho 'Frisco night pas-
senger train at Aurora. The first was
made about a week ago, when a freight
train was derailed by a misplaced
.Last night the passenger train, just
before getting into the town, struck a
loosened rail and the engine, tender
and mail car were thrown olf tho
track. Fortunately no one' was in-
jured beyond receiving a good shaking
I ho two wrecks occurring within
such a short time and "at the same
place indicate to the officials that an
organize i gang of train vyeekers is at
work. The officers arc; diligently
searching for a clue to work ou.
COLLEGE BOYS ON A TEAR.
A New Chleago University Ilulldlng: l)o-
faeed — Female Students liiKulted.
Chicago, Jan. 10.—The faculty of
Chicago university wove highly in-
dignant this morning when they found
that the dark grey granite walls of
Kent laboratory, which was recently
dedicated, bore in bright green letters
the name of a sophomore secret so-
ciety. The paint'ean only be removed
with great difficulty.
On the doors of Kelly hall, the
dormitory of the female students,
were hung signs brought from Mid-
way I'laisance— "The carnival dance
done here," "This way for the genu-
ine muscle dance,"and others of a like
Another Kloeksou Cane.
St. Loi'is, .Mo., Jail, in. —R. C Wil-
ier, financial reporter of Xenia lodsre,
Knights of Iionor, of Xpnia, Ohio,
who (1 sappeari^l recently with a por-
tion of the order's funds, sent from
here a postal card January 12 to his i
wife, stating that the writer while at J
Huckles, Ohio, was attacked liv three |
men, who struck him on the head and
threw him into a freight ear uneon-
scious and took from him his poeket-
book Oontaining all liis money. The i
police there are looking for him.
Albany'* ltlrlnat Man ,,t lie.t,
Amuny, N. \ , Jan. 10.—Albany's!
wealthiest citizen, Nelspn Uradsley/
u hose accumulated wealth is variously
estimated at from 80,01)0,coo to 810,-
000,000, died to-day iu his 57th year.
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