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FLATTSJIQl'TH. v : JiKDRASITA.
Epitome of the Week.
INTERESTING NEWS COMPILATION.
The silk and woolen schedules of the tarl3
Mil wire disposed or in the United States sen
tte n the leth. the republicans btintf success
ful in securing modifications in the latter
In the houso the Indian appropriation bill was
passed lifter striking out the clause providing
for the re:noval of the warehouse from New
York to Cbicutfo.
Os the iRth the senate entered on the
twcl.'ta week of the tariff debate. The piper
find Ikkc and miscellaneous schedules of the
til! were completed. Senator Hill failed In an
uttempt to have coal and coke placed on the
free list In the house the deficiency bill
u was reported and the anti-option bill
KrMERors changes were made in the free
1.M of the tariff biil by the senate on the lth.
iron ore. meats, lard and quicksilver being
u.a:ou? the articles on which a duty was
r'.act;d In the house the bill to pension
viSows whose names were taken from the
roils because they had remarried and whoso
'.-ro:id husbands have died or been divorced
was favorably reported. The anti-option bill
w as further discussed.
I'x the ifth the tariff bill was further dis
cussed in the senate and it was voted to put
i' s i.ud lumber, including dresred lumber,
:: the free list In the houso Mr. Crain
Te-.) introduced a bill to place on the free
list all products controlled by trusts. The
ai.li-optlon biil was further considered.
In the senate the income tax feature of the
tiiriS bill was discussed on the L'lst. Senator
I : ill ('. Y.) speaking against the measure in
vigorous terms In the house several bills
inid resolutions were p.vssed and the anti op
tion uiil was further considered.
Tut; Central Stock and Transit com
pany's abattoir in Jersey City was de
stroyed by fire with 5,000 sheep and
la:::Ls. The loss was SI. 000,000.
Tex thousand miners in Kansas
will strike in an endeavor to force a
settlement of the trouble in Missouri
bud Indian territory.
A Washington paperelaimedtohave
discovered a plot to dest roy the capitol
hatched by II. J. Jaxon and other Chi
cagoans. Tic-: Baltimore it Ohio railroad broke
the record in running- 091 miles in fif
teen hours and sixteen minutes.
I." a railway wreck near Batesville,
Ind., Tommy Haley, of Wheeling1, Va.,
una Michael Cunningham, of Ply
inouth, Ia., who were beating- their
way exist, were killed.
The visible supply of grain in the
I'uited States on the ISth was: Wheat,
C7.10ti.000 bushels; corn, 7.077,000 bush
els: oats, 2.517,000 bushels; rye, 240,
fcoO bushels; barley, 5,000 bushels.
Owen Ogletree (colored), who as
saulted Mrs. Wright near Fors3-th, Ua.,
was banged by a mob.
Work was resumed at the mines in
the Hocking- valley and before the ex
piration of the week it was believed
all Ohio shafts would be in operation.
The American Railway Master Me
chanics association began its twenty
seventh annual convention in Sara
toga, N. Y.
Ox the Waltham (Mass.) track John
S. Johnson rode a mile on a bicycle in
2:03 0-5, breaking all previous records.
Ax express train ran into an electric
car in Paterson. X. J., and three of the
passengers were fatally and five serious-
Goodwin & Swift, of New York, elec
trie railway builders and promoters,
made an assignment with liabilities of
Emma and Dora French and Fanny
Carpenter, all under 10 years of age,
were drowned by the capsizing- of a
boat near St. Joseph, Mo.
Coal operators in the Springfield
(111.) district refused to pay the scale
agreed on by the miners.
Fifty Coxcyites. all that remain of
the army of 1,"00 which left Denver
two weeks ago for Washing-ton. started
down the l'latte river from Julesburg-,
Co)., in boats.
The Missouri river was rising rap
idly and at Sioux City and Kansas City
hundreds of acres were inundated.
Five meu were severely injnred and
nine valuable race horses killed in a
wreck on the Wi-consin Central road
at Stillman Valley, 111.
The expedition for the relief of
Lieut. I'eary. under command of Henry
G. Bryant, left Philadelphia.
A l:lo crowd and a brass band wel
comed Coxey. of commonweal fame, on
his return to Massillon, O. He proposes
to make a lecture tour.
About 15,000 of the 20,000 idle miners
in Pennsylvania resumed work.
The West Virginia miners generally
were returning to work, but the Ala
bama miners at a mass meeting- de
cided to continue the strike.
Crazei with grief at the death of his
wife. James F. Forshay, of New York,
shot an 1 killed his son Walter, aged
12, and then ended his own life with a
A cl uriuTtsT which broke over the
Turtle Creek valley near Braddoek.
Pa., destroyed growing crops, hurled
houses from their foundations and
killed three persons.
The Travelers' Protective associa
tion met in fifth annual convention at
A Hoil.KR in a sawmill at Pleasant
(Jap, Pa., exploded, killing Nelson Bil
fTer, one of the proprietors, and fatally
injuring IIerlert Bilger.
A convention at Nashville decided
to hold an exposition in lktt to cele
brate the centennial of Tennessee's
I.v the Ohio minors" convention nt
Columbus National President McRride
charged State President Adams with
treason, and the latter retorted by
saying McUride had sold out to the
Jamks It. Seward and wife were
thrown from ther carriage at Uaj--mond.
III., and both were killed.
The Farmers" Alliance was said to
have determined to enter the combi
nation made by tiie Knights of Labor
and the American Railway union.
IIenkv Hatiox and William Choate
wer kiile 1 by lightning-at Lafayette, j
Pvpr Offered in the City.
A cyclone passed 8 miles west of
Fort Dodge, la., destroying- larns and
a number of farmhouses. The towns
of Collendar and Moorland were badly
wrecked, and a farmer named Uoddard
The state supreme court at Jefferson
City, Mo., decided that a failing- firm
may prefer creditors.
Portions of New Jersey suffered
severely from rain and wind and five
persons were killed by lightning-.
The American Kailway union by a
vote of 112 to 100 excluded colored men
from membership, Chicago was se
lected as the union's headquarters.
A cyclone near Ilangor, S. D., de
molished fourteen houses and killed
the little child of John Samfelt.
The wife and child of William Ben
der were drowned near Brookville, Ind
A cloudburst carried away a bridge on
which they were standing-.
Carrier pigeons made the distance
between Milan, Mo., and Chicago (310
miles) in three hours.
More than 2,000 men were engaged
in the ore miners' strike in Michigan
and the movement was constantly
r ifty men were imprisoned in a
burning- mine at Lewisburg-, Ala., and
four of them were suffocated.
The cold reserve in the treasury at
Washington was down to SC4.703 047,
the lowest in its history.
Arrested for an old murder. Rev. B.
Is. Swartzbar, Living-ston s African in
terpreter, cut his throat in a Cincin
Erastus Win ax, convicted of for
gery in New York, was sentenced to a
term of five years and six months in
Fourteen houses were struck by
lightning- during- a storm at Brazil,
Ind., and several persons were badly
The Eckington hotel in the suburbs
of Washington, the temporary home
of many congressmen, was totally de
stroyed by fire, the loss being- S100.000
A band of white caps, composed of
the leading farmers of .Mason county,
W. Va., captured Archie, Bert and
Wilbur Haines, three colored despera
does who had been terrorizing that
vicinity, and strung them up to a tree.
Clara Newton and Maude Madison,
each aged 17 and of prominent fami
lies, were drowned in the river at
Anoka. Minn., while bathing.
Dudley Foster, aged 17 years, who
had the reputation of being the small
est man in the world, being- 30 inches
tall and weighing- twenty pounds, died
at Bridgetown, N. S.
Eight men were indicted at Brazil,
Ind., for the murder of Engineer Barr
during-the miners strike.
E. C Kxaite, bookkeeper of the
Chicopee national bank at Springfield,
Mass., confessed to embezzling- 525,000.
Mrs. John Nelsox and Mrs. William
Paasta took their own lives at Plym
outh. Wis. No cause was known.
The Black Hills national bank of
Rapid City, S. D., closed its doors.
The twenty-fifth annual reunion of
the Army of the Potomac was held at
Concord, N. II., and Gen. A. S. Webb,
of New York, was elected president.
A cyclone swept over the country a
mile west of Booneville. Mo., unroof
ing houses, blowing- down trees and
fences and causing- great damage to
Colgate university celebrated its
seventy-fifth annual commencement
at Utica. N. Y.
Dr. Gustavus Drolshagex and his
wife were murdered by an assassin
who entered their home at Lawtry.
Fla.. while they were sleeping- and
crushed their skulls with an ax.
Extensive floods were raging in New
Mexico and western Texas, doing- im
Violent storms swept over Iowa,
Minnesota and portions of Illinois.
Wisconsin and Indiana, doing much
damage. Six persons were killed by
William Whaley (colored) was
hanged in the penitentiary at Colum
bus, O., for the murder of Allan Wil
son in Greene county.
Thomas Kane, the rejected lover of
Mamie Quigley, of Philadelphia, killed
her and then committed suicide.
The wife and three children of
Benito Garcia were drowned near
Brownsville, Tex., by the upsetting- of
PERSONAL AND POLITICAL,
The republicans of the Seventh dis
trict of California renominated W. W.
Itowers for congress. In the First
Iowa district the populists nominated
J. O. Bee be.
"William Walter Phelps, the dis
tinguished statesman and diplomat,
died at his home near Englewood, N.
J., aged 54 years.
Thomas Bayne, who retired from
public life at the end of the Fifty-first
congress, after serving eight consecu
tive terms from the Twenty-third
Pennsylvania district, took his own
life at his home in Washington in a fit
William Hart, the noted landscape
painter, died at his home ia Mount
Vernon. N. Y.. aged 72 years.
Catherine Greek, who was 87 years
old when she left Ireland to seek a
new home, died in Chicago, aged 107.
John W. Easby, U. S. N.. retired,
died in Washington, aged 75 years
Congressional nominations were
made as follows: Illinois. Twenty-first
district. Edward J. Mnrphy (rep.).
Ohio, Ninth district, J. II. Southard
(rep.). Georgia, Eleventh district. II.
G. Turner Idem.). Kentucky, Fifth
district, Walter Evans (rep.). Texas,
Fifth district. Rev. U. M. Browder
GEN. F. W. BUTTKRFIELD.who foupiit
gallantly throughout the civil war,
died suddenly at Excelsior Springs, Mo.
The following congressional nom
inations were made: California, Second
district, G. L. Johnson (rep.); Third. S
G. Hilborn (rep ); Sixth. James Mc
Luckin (rer.). Texas, Seventh dis
trict, Isaac N. Barber (pop.); Thir
teenth. D. It. Gilliland (pop.). Indiana,
Thirteenth district, J. W. Forrest
(pop.). Ohio, Eleventh district, L. J.
Fen ton (rep.) renominated; Nine
teenth, S. A. Northwny (rep.) renom
inated.' Iowa, Eleventh district, George
D. Perkins (rep.) renominated.
I the bottonr. wnicn i p-; pSoItTouTihoeJ rr-f provlsloriw'eve prepareu lor j si-u. n
ISSSSSM! LTeven?, 1M colored frio-d,
The Michigan republicans will hold
their state convention at Grand Rapids
on July 31.
Bishop W. Perkins died suddenly in
Washington, aged 53 years. Mr. Per
kins was a member of the Forty
eight, Forty-ninth, Fiftieth and Fifty
3rst congresses, and on Januaay 1,
1S92, was appointed United States sen
ator to fill the vacancy caused by the
death of Preston B. Plumb.
lx convention at Montpelier the Ver
mont republicans nominated G. A.
Woodbury for povernor.
Morris M. Estee, of Napa, was nom
inated for governor by the repub
licans in convention at Sacramento,
Cal. The platform indorses the Mc
Kinley tariff, denounces the repeal of
the federal election law and the ad
ministration's Hawaiian polic3, con
demns the Wilson bill as a sectional
measure and a corrupt surrender to
trusts, and favors the free and un
limited coinage of silver at the ratio of
10 to 1.
Cyrus P. Lelaxd, auditor of the
Lake Shore railroad and associated
with the line for thirty-four years,
died at his home in Cleveland.
Coxghepsioxal nominations were
made as follows: Illinois, Twentieth
district, J. R. Williams (dem.) renom
inated; Twentieth. Orlando Burrell
(rep.). Indiana, Eleventh district, A.
M. Benson (pop.); Twelfth. J. E.
Graham (pro.). Ohio, Fourteenth dis
trict. W. h. Kerr (rep.); Fifteenth, II.
('. Van Voorhis (rep.) renominated.
Iowa, Seventh district, J. II. Barcroft
A Greek bark and a Russian steamer
collided in the Sea of Azov, and both
vessels went down with twenty-six
members of the crews.
Ix a fight at Apaueca between Mad-
ariages forces and a band of former
government men the latter were routed
with twenty killed.
Ax unsuccessful attempt was mada
to assassinate Premier Crispi as he was
riding in a carriage on his way to the
chamber of deputies in Rome.
The rebellion of Corea had assumed
serious dimensions. Government forces
were defeated in two engagements.
Ax inundation in the valley of the
Wang- in Australia was the worst that
had occurred since 1S13, over thirty
villages being- submerged.
Forty-five passeng'ers were drowned
by the sinking- of a boat on the River
Jek in Russia.
Drought in the province of Eutre
Rios. Argentina, has killed 200,000
head of cattle. 15J.000 sheep and 20.000
horses, the whole being- valued at S3,-
The schooner Rose was sunk in a
collision with an iceberg off the New
foundland coast and twelve of her
crew were drowned.
The sealing schooner Fnga foundered
off the Japan coast during-a storm, its
crew of ten men perishing.
The damage by Hoods in Hungary
amounts to (50.000. 000 florins. Many of
the largest estates in the kingdom
were devastated and thousands of
Fire in London destroyed a number
of factories and other buildings, the)
total loss being SI. 000,000.
Arthur Zimmerman, the American
rider, won the international bicycle
race at rlorence, Italy. Harry
Wheeler, the other American rider.
Earthquakes in Japan killed many
natives at Yokohama and Tokio and
destroyed much property.
In a battle between Spanish troops
and Mussulmans on one of the Philip
pine islands 100 of the latter were
Bills were in the United
tates senate on the 2:M to incorporate
the supreme lodire of the Kniirhts of
Pythias and making- the first Monday
in September of each year (Labor day)
leg-al holiday. The tariff bill was
seussed. In the house the anti-op-
t;on bill was passed by a vote of 14'J to
$7 and the general deficiency appropri
ation bill was taken up.
John 1-. Dezenpokff, ex-member of
congress from Norfolk, Va., died at his
home thore. aged C,0 years.
Henry Capus, a negro who attempted
to assault three young ladies at Mag
nolia. Ark., was swung- to a limb by a
mob and his body riddled with bullets.
Ix convention at Waco the Texa
populists nominated a state ticket
with Judge Nugent for governor.
Henry and Andrew Lear, aged 12
and 10 respectively, were drowned at
Pittsburgh, Pa. Henry lost his life
trying to save his brother.
Oxk of Armour fc Co.'s warehouses at
the stock yards in Chicago was burned,
the loss being- S100.000.
There were 214 business failures in
the United States in the seven days
ended on the22d, against 2P,2 the week
previous and 273 in the corresponding
time in 1S9:L
Alfred P. Burhank. the lecturer
and reciter, died at his home in New
York of consumption, aged 45 years.
Pullman cars will be boycotted by
the American Railway union, begin
ning June 2(5. unless a compromise is
effected in the Chicago strike.
Mrs. Lizzie Halliuay, convicted of
the murder of Mrs. McO.uiP.an in Monti
cello, N. Y., was sentenced to death by
elect ricify early in August.
Rev. Charles WARMKEsi.p..of Shamo
Kin. Pa., committed suicide, and at the
same hour his nephew was killed by a
train of cars.
During the past fiscal .year the.valtie
of bullion coined at Denver was :!.240,
000, of which S3.220.000 was gold, the
remainder being- silver. This is a gain
over the fiscal year of lS93of SI. 830,000.
Dux's reviewof trade says merchants
are disappointed that the end of the
strikes has not brought better busi
Harry and Frank Rice. 10-ycar-old
twins, were drowned in Hoover's lake
near Lima. O.
The exchanges at the leading- clear
ing houses in the United States during
the week ended on the 22d aggregated
SS47.973.101, ag-ainst Sf52.S53.6y7, the
previous week. Ihe decrease, com
pared with the corresponding- week in
1S03. was 13 0.
TIIE STRIKE BROKEN.
Many Districts Ratify Compromise
Reached at Columbus.
Some fit 111. However, Hold Out Mamilllon,
O., Ia Among the Latter I niondl.
tluual Surrender of Strikers
at 1'ana, 111.
REJECT THE COMPROMISE.
Braceville, 111., June 19. A mass
meeting- of over 2.C00 miners from the
Braidwood district was held near Coal
City to take action on the bulletin
Bent out from Columbus. A resolution
was adopted rejecting- the ten cents re
duction proposed by the agreement at
Will Not Go to Work.
Terke Haute, Ind., June 19. The
delegates to the convention of Indiana
miners Saturday afternoon, by CS votes
to 27, decided- in favor of contin
uing the strike until they re
ceived last year's price of 70 cents.
A resolution was also adopted
calling- for the resignation of
State President Dunkerl3 who
sig-ned the Columbus compromise agree
ment for 60 cents. The resig-nations
of the national officers is also de
The convention reassembled in the
evening to receive President Dunker
ly's resignation, but it never came.
He promised it, and claims to have 6ent
it, but the convention got tired, and
leclared the office vacant, electing to
the place George Purcell, of Daviess
county, who was vice president, and
who is counted as a radical among- the
strikers. Miller, of Brazil, a block coal
man, was elected vice presidenL
Kefutted to Ratify.
Massillox, O.. June 19. The 2,000
pick miners of Massillon district have
refused to ratify the Columbus agree
ment and will continue on strike. Be-
EDWARD E. AYER. F. J. V. SKIFF.
Officers of Field Columbian Museum, Chicago.
Kdward E. Aver, president of the museum, is one of Cfcicapo'e cost pro:in-1 c:t:iti
Wa born la Kenosha, Wis., 5n I Ml. He has been a successful raiiroal contractor. . i at ;
la president of a large lumber company He donated a ei00.J collection of Iiiias relics
museum. F. J. V. Skl!T, the director-general of
position with the World's Columbian Exposition,
ministrative officers In lie country.
tween TOO and bOO men attended the
meeting in the rolling mill preen Sat
urday afternoon and by a substantial
ly unanimous vote reached this decis
ion. Make an Agreement.
Daxvi'.le, 111. .June 21. The striking
miners and about 200 small bank mine
operators have entered into an agree
ment for supply ing- coal for local con
sumption of the city of Danville. The
scale is 60 cents for screened coal and
6S cents for mine run. Shovelers, SI. 75
per day; sledgers, S2 per day. This
agreement does not embrace any of
the large companies and it expressly
recites that if coal is sold outside of
Danville the mines will all be shut
Ohio Mines Itesume.
I Bei.laire. O., June 20. The attittule
I of the miners in the Sixth district of
Ohio is encouraging-. Nearly 2.500 peo
ple have found work in the mines in
this part of the Ohio valley. The
i others, about half of the miners in the
i district, will await the result of the
conference at Columbus. All the sol
diers have gone home.
Martix'b Ferry, O.. June 20. The
miners at Laughlin Nail works. Gay
lord, Long- Run, Bellaire and other
mines returned to work. A general
break is expected.
Cincinnati, O., June 20. All the
Hocking valley miners except those at
StraiLsville and Lost Run returned to
work on Monday. In the Sixth dis
trict nearly 2.500 people went to work
Situation More llopefuL
Pittsburgh. Pa.. June 20. The set
tlement of the great coal strike and
the return to work of 15.000 of the 20.
000 miners in this district has g-iven an
impetus to all kinds of business and
the situation is more hopeful thau at
any time for many months.
Pittsburgh, Pa,. June 21. Ten more
coal works in this district have re
sumed at the Columbus agreement,
among them being one in the thick
vein region, where the operators re
fused to pay more than fifty-two cents
Brazil, Ind.. June 21. The Indiana
block coal miners voted yesterdaj'
to 245 in favor of returning- to work at
the Columbus scale of wages.
Pana. 111., June 21. The strikers at
a meeting yesterday afternoon de
clared the strike off unconditional-,
allowing- the miners who could secure
work to refiime at once at the old
prices. The operators were asked
by a committee to sign the
new Springfield scale but refused,
and have openly declared they
will not again give employment to
Huns, Italians or Poles and will not
recognize the union. However, they
will employ union men. but will not
discriminate between them and non
Columbus, O., Juno 22. In the Ohio
miners' convention the resolution to
e.ontimie the strike was voted
down and a substitute resolu-
tion to resume work was adopted.
It was decided to assess the pick min
ers 5 per cent, and the machine miners
-H per cent, on their wages to sup
port the Massillon miners in their
strike for a differential.
Cost of the Strike.
Chicago, June 19. Col. W. P. Rend
said in an interview that the strike
had cost the miners in loss of wages
about 5200,000 a day, or over S10.000.000
for the entire period they have been
Washixgton, June 21. Amberoid
was added to the free lisL Salts and
ammonia were stricken from the free
list. The finance committee amend
ment permitting- the free entry of cat-
tie, sheep or other domestic animals
and their increase, which have strayed
across the boundary or been driven
across for pasturage, was agreed to.
Apples, gTeen, dried, etc, heretofore
placed on the dutiable list, were
stricken from the free list.
The committee amendment striking
from the free list beef, mutton and
pork, which have been placed on the
dutiable list at 20 per cent., was agreed
Mr. Peffer's motion to also strike out
"bacon and hams," and making them
dutiable at 20 per cent., was agreed to
without objection, as was the Jones
amendment adding inanilla twine to
the paragraph placing- binding- twine
on the free lisL Bone char, heretofore
transferred to the dutiable list, was
stricken from the free list.
In the coal paragraph "bituminous
and shale and coal slack or culm" was
stricken from the free lisL The j-eas
and na3's were demanded by Senator
Hill when Senator Jones offered the
committee amendment to strike iron
ore from the free lisL It was carried,
53 to 4. Senators, Hill, Allen, Peffer
and Kyle voting- in the negative.
the museum, occtip ieJ u IttHutrt-al executive
and la known as one
ot ite n: ec;et ad-
The committee amendments placing
stained or painted window glass im
ported for the use of religious, educa
tional or scientific societies on the free
list was agreed to. The reciprocity
provision added by the finance commit
tee to paragraph 515, placing agricul
tural implements on the free list, was
agreed to, as was the provision added
to 5IW excluding- theatrical scenery,
properties and apparel from admission
free of duty, except where they are to
b.i reexported within six months. Itond
to be deposited for the payment of duty
in case they remain in this country
more than six months.
Senator Lodge moved to strike quick
silver from the free list and restore the
duty of 10 cents per pound. Senator
Perkins said over SUO.OOO.OOO were in
vested in quicksilver mines. The
amendment was adopted 23 to 20
Senators Hill and Morgan (dem.) and
Allen. Kyle, Stewart and Peffer (pops.)
voting- for it.
LOST AT SEA.
Schooner Collides with an Iceberg- Pleas
ure Seekers I'lnd Watery Craves.
St. Johns. N. F., June 20. The
schooner Rose, bound from Labrador
for Conception bay, collided with an
icelerg- Monday and went down al- j
persons with her.
The disaster oc
curred when the schooner was about 8
miles off Partridge poinL
Berlin. June 20. A terrible disaster
is reported from the Russian govern
ment of Samara- A party of young
people, numbering about seventy, were
returning- from a fete on the River Jek.
The boat which was carrying them
across the water was leaky and
overcrowded. hen near Bugulme.
the boat sank. The drowning- people,
few of whom could swim, clutched
frantically at each other in their ef
forts to keep themselves above water,
and forty-five out of the seventy pas
sengers were drowned.
A TRIO OF THIEVES.
West Virginia Farmers Put an End to the
Haines ltrothcrs Marauding.
GALLiroi.is, O., June 21. A band of
white caps, composed of the leading
farmers of Mason county, W. Va., and
numbering seventy-five, Tuesday night
captured Archie, Bert and Wilbur
Haines, three colored desperadoes
who haves been terrorizing- that
vicinity, and strung- them up to a tree.
These men stole horses, sheep and cat
tle. They were seen at work by sev
eral stockmen, but the latter were
compelled to more on at the point of
revolvers. This enraged the people of
the neighborhood, and on Sunday they
organized a lynching" party. No ar
rests have been made and the proba
bility is that the white caps will not
be molested by the authorities.
l ire in a Patent Leather Shop.
Newark, N. J.. June 21. Fire in the
tannery of Stengel & Rothschild, pat
ent leather manufacturers, damaged
the concern to the extent of S40.000.
,,,, elven prompt .t- K Jft3X3i SJffi?.W . SSS&fej?
Lightning Cause Loss
Fort Dodgk, la., June 20. A cyclone
passed 8 miles west of here at 5 o'clock
Tuesday afternoon, destroying barns
and a number of farmhouses. The
towns of Callendar and Moorland, on
the Chicago & Rock Island, were badly
wrecked. A farmer named Goddard,
living between Callendar and Moor
land, was killed. Several persons are
reported seriously injured.
Chaprox, Neb.. June 20. A tornado
here blew down several houses and
barns and killed John F. Tenzer, man
ager of the Excelsior Lumber corn
Bradpock, Pa., June 20. Three lives
wore lost in a cloudburst which broke
over the Turtle Creek valley, 6 miles
j from this city, destroying- growing
crops and hurling- houses from their
i foundations. The storm cloud covered
; an area 6 miles long- by 2 or S wide,
i The creeks were raised 10 feet above
high water mark in fifteen minutes.
The strongest force of the cloud broke
upon the mining towns above Plum
creek and Sandy creek. Light houses
j there were picked up by the current
a nd borne with it.
Lock Haven, Pa.. June 21. A cloud
burst broke over Penn valley Monday
night, deluging the land and washing
away entire fields of growing grain.
The damage is worse than that in
flicted by the recent flood. The down
pour of M-ater was accompanied by a
severe electric storm. Three boys,
William and Eddie Loz and Charles
Hunter, who took refuge under a
tree, were struck by lightning-. Eddie
Loz and Hunter are fatally injured.
William Loz will recover.
New York. June 21. Tuesday after-
' noon and night portions of New Jer-
sey suffered severely from rain, wind
; and lightning. At Bergen f elds, on the
; West Shore railroad, John C. Ferguson,
: 35 years old, a lineman for the Postal
J Telegraph company, was struck by
; lightning and knocked from the top of
j a high pole on which he was working-.
' He was instantly killed. Samuel
! S. Hatfield, who lives 4 miles from
Rahway. was milking cows in the barn
when a ball of lightning struck a cow,
; nearly killing her. The hired man
milking the cow was rendered uncon
; scious and the hay about him was set
on fire. The knobs on the cow's
. horns were nearly twisted off. Pass
; ing up into New York state the storm
made havoc near Washingtonville.
Lightning struck a valuable brood
mare and three blooded colts owned
by ex-Supervisor Thomas C. Brewster
and killed them all outrighL
Omaha, Neb., June 22. Retween C:30
and T o'clock Wednesday evening
Omaha was visited by one of the
strongest gales experienced in years.
The wind came from about two points
west of south and blew in gusts for half
an hour, attaining at times a velocity
of nearly 40 miles an hour. It was
accompanied by dense clou-Is of dust
that obscured the sky until all was
dark as midnis-hL Not a great deal of
rain accompanied the storm, but quite
a shower fell after iL
At Couitland beach one man was
caucrht in a boat on the lake and
drowned. His body has not been re
covered and it is n t known if thi vic
tim is Braden, the boat tender, or
O'Brien, his assistant. At the Ames
avenue street car house one of the
electric wires was blown into a tree
and Foreman Parish climbed up to dis
entangle it. He received a fatal shock
from the wire.
Bangor, S. D., June 22. A cycloi.e
struck northeast of this place Wednes
day afternoon, bringing- with it very
heavy rain, which fell generally
throughout this section. The whirl
wind totals demolished fourteen
houses, killing the little child ot John
Samfelt and leaving the rest of his
family in a severely injured and criti
cal condition. A man named John
Long was also killed.
Fort Doix.e, la.. June 22. The ex
tent of the damage by the cyclone at
Callender and Moorland Tuesday wca
not as extensive as first reported. Nu
merous small outbuilding's and barns
were overturned, and Councilman fc
Co.'s elevator at Callendcr was moved
from its foundation. Matt Harbachek,
nged 12. of Moorland, received injuries
from which he died, and Rob Goddard,
aged 25. was killed near Callendcr.
Goddard was carried 50 feet into the
air. He was dead when reached.
Sioux City. Ia.. June 22. A terrible
storm 0f wind
rain aud hail struck
this city at S a. in. The roof of the
Illinois Central station was carried
over the Union depot and dropped
into Third streeL The Peavy &
Stevens wholesal-i furniture house
was unroofed and the Gettysburg-
Cyclorama wrecked. The air
for forty-five minutes was so full of
flying- debris that it was not safe on
the streets. It was a straight blow,
and was followed by ten minutes of
hail and rain. The streets were badly
washed out. and the corn crop in this
vicinity suffered. It is believed that
immense damage was done in the sur
WOMAN TORN INTO FRAGMENTS
Mrs. John Klunp Meets a Horrible Death
at lSIoonilngton, III
Bi-oomington, 111., June 22. John
Klunp, a farmer, and his wife were
driving to their home in Hudson from
this city, and while crossing the Alton
tracks at Main street in Normal
their wagon was struck by the
limited express" bound for Chicago.
In the crash Mrs. Klunp was torn into
fragments, her body being scattered
along- the tracks for rods. Her husband
received probabty fatal injuries about
the head. Both horses were killed, and
the vehicle torn into kindling wood.
Two passenger trains pass near this
point, and while Klunp was w atching
one the other struck them.
New York, June 21. Erastus Wi
man, the i.-ne time millionaire, philan
thropist, capitalist, was sentenced to
Sing-Sing by Judge lngraham in the
court of oyer and terminer for five
j-ears and six months. His crime was
foifery in the .cond degree.
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