The Norfolk weekly news-journal. (Norfolk, Neb.) 1900-19??, February 22, 1901, Image 1

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Nellie Bly Express Crashes
Into Passenger Train
Cainalty Occurs on ho A in boy Division of
the rciitisvHmila Knnil Nenr llorcteti
tovn N JInt of the Victims Aro
I ltullnus Wreckngo In Finnic
Trenton X J Fob 22 Out of tlio
worst collisions In the history of the
lAmboy division of the Pennsylvania
railroad occurred ut about 5110 last
evonlng nt Hustings siding near
The Nellie lily express
from New York for Atlantic City col
lided with passenger train No 3o
running from Camden to Trenton Thu
number of dead so far as known Is
ton and the Injured upwards of 25
A speclnl train from the scone of the
wreck brought In fotir dead bodies
and 18 wounded persons to Trenton
Among the killed wns Walter Karl
engineer of the express and James
Birmingham baggngcmastcr of the
local train Most of the killed were
Italians Frank Uolund a pnssenger
had both legs cut off The doctors say
he will die Michael McGrnw fire
man of the Nellie Bly was badly ln
Jural but Is expected to recover
1rank Thompson engineer of No 330
had a leg broken and Is badly bruised
lie Is In a precarious condition Ed
ward Garwood fireman was budly
bruised by jumping but will recover
Most of the remaining dead and in
jured are Italians The Italians were
riding in the smoking car of the ex
press train They wore being taken
to Atlantic City to do construction
work for the railroad company The
two trains collided at full speed and
both engines were completely demol
The forward ears of both trains In
each case a combination baggage and
emoker were entirely demolished also
nnd the wreckage took fire The sec
ond oar of the Nellie Bly turned
over on its side and the passengers
had to climb out through the wlnodws
In this they were assisted by passen
gers from the cars that did not leave
the track
Thomas Tnwton of Trenton saw one
man burled under the ruins he tried to
pry him out but could get nothing to
help him He believes the man per
ished In the flames
The Nellie Bly was running n
three sections nnd It was the third
section with which No 330 collided
The local train had taken the siding
to permit tho express to pass 1nd It
Is believed that through some misun
derstanding or mistake the local came
out on the main trnck after the sec
ond section had passed mistaking It
for the third section
Fast Express on tlio Vandallu Wrecked
Ni ur East St Loult
St Louis Feb 22 The fast ex
press ou the Vnndalla ran Into an open
switch at the St Clulr crossing near
East St Louis yesterday piobably
fatally injuring John Vnncleave en
gineer and Henry RlcUelman tireman
John Gregg mail clerk was seriously
hurt All live In St Louis
When the express struck tho open
witch it ran Into a car loaded with
long bridge timbers Some of the
timbers were Jammed into the engine
head and boiler a distance of six feet
Escaping steam and boiling water flew
In every direction The mall car was
wrecked and Mail Clerk Gregg was
caught behind the safe The pussen
ger coach next to the mall car was
partially wrecked but none of the pas
sengers was Injured
I Rich Uncle I Arretted
Bloomfleld la Feb 22 Lorenzo
Wnugli Ullns William Yates wanted
at Muscatine Fredonla Bloomfleld Co
lumbus Junction and other cities has
been run down by the police nt Salis
bury Mo He is to be brought back
to Iowa If the governor signs requisi
tion papers Waugh Is accused of
working the scheme of going Into a
strange city and announcing himself
as a great uncle of unlimited looking
for relatives He would It Is nlloged
Ingratiate himself Into the confdence
of the leading people of the town and
after borrowing money would suddenly
leave town
I Case Against Rnhlln Dismissed
Chicago Feb 22 The grand jury
yesterday decided that boxing exhi
bitions such as Gus Ituhlln nnd bis
sparring partner have been giving In n
local theater and tp which objection
has been made wns not a violation of
the law As n result of this decision
the cases against Ituhlln and Martin
Svill be dropped
J Electrical Men Elect OUIcers
Des Moines Feb 22 The Iowa
Electrical association closed Its meet
ing yesterday Ofllcers were elected
as follows President W J Greene
Cedar Rapids secretary W R Koffer
Des Moines treasuror George S Car
son Iowa City The association will
meet In Cedar Rapids in April 1902
Xutz U Found Guilty of Anon
Beatrice Neb Fob 22 The Jury In
the Lutz arson case broughtln a verdict
of gulltyN as charged yesterday after
being out all night and taking 17 bal
lots Judge Hardy the attorney for
the defendant will tile papers Mouday
asking for a new trial In the mean
time Lutz will remain at the county
feyoLK Weekly News Jouenal
Appoint Four Men for South Dakota
mute rnlrllcnl
Pierre S D Feb 22 Governor
Ilcrreld yesterday appointed as mem
bers of the state fair board under
tho provisions of thu new law John
Armstrong of Desinet for one year
Professor C Chllcott of Brookings col
lege for one year Thomas Fullerton of
Mitchell for two years C C Moul
ton of Faulkton for three years The
fifth mail has not yet been appointed
A resolution was passed by both
houses donating the chair refused by
ex Governor Lee to the Stato Histor
ical society The governors veto on
the bill to allow the use of abbrevia
tions In tnx lists was sustained with
one vote against It
Tho house passed the bill to provide
counsel for Indigent criminals and llx
lng attorneys fees at 25 killed tho
bill to prevent the sale of stocks of
goods In fraud of creditors by vote of
40 to 37
Tho senate passed the general educa
tion bill
Grand Jury at Chicago Iteturns Indict
uieut Against Salisbury Guy
tan of Omitlia the Losor
Chicago Feb 22 An Indictment was
yesterday voted by tho grand Jury
ngulust one Salisbury alias William
Wood charging him with tho larceny
of roooo
The evidence upon which the indict
ment whs voted was glvou the grand
Jury by Guy C Bnrton of Omaha said
to be one of tho wealthiest residents
of that city K O Burton son of Guy
C Barton and C IS Loss of the con
tracting firm of C S Loss Co of
After the Indictment wns found pa
pers were prepared to secure the ex
tradition of Salisbury from the state
of Michigan he now being It Is said
In that state
The evidence In the case was kept
secret It Is said unofficially thut the
nlleged larceny Is the outcome of n
railway construction contract Involv
ing 4000000 It Is snld that Barton
and his son came to Chicago bringing
50000 ns earnest money in the deal
The amount was entirely In currency
nnd was deposited In n safety deposit
vault Four days later Mr Barton
went to the vault and found that the
money had been taken away
Death Sentence for Mr Neiienheuer Wh
Murdered Her Husband at Hannibal
Hannibal Mo Feb 22 In the Han
nibal court of common pleas Judge
Eby sentenced Mrs Ncssenhener con
victed of the murder of her husband
last July by morphine to be hanged on
Friday April 12 Mrs Nessenhener
was not visibly affected by the sen
When asked If she had anything to
sny why sentence should not be passed
upon her she simply replied I did
not get justice
Attorneys for defense filed nn affi
davit in appeal The appeal was
granted and leave given until June 1
to file a bill of exceptions
To Ilulld Los Angeles Salt Lake Line
Salt Lake Feb 22 The first step
townrd the construction of the much
talked of railroad between Los An
geles and Salt Lake City wns taken
yesterday when the articles of Incor
poration of the Empire Construction
company were filed with the- county
clerk here This construction com
pany Is organized to construct the rail
road from Los Angeles to Salt Lake
to be known ns the Snn Pedro Los
Angeles and Salt Luke railroad of
which Senator William A Clark of
Montana Is president nnd R C Kerens
of St Louis Is vice president
Ready for Civil Government
Washington Feb 22 According to
the latest advices from the Philippine
commission the time for the establish
ment of civil government In tho Philip
pines Is near at linnd It was stated
at tho war department that the civil
government will be established as soon
as Judge Tuft reports that condition
in the Islnnds Justify such action It
Is generally understood that Judge
Taft will be the first civil governor of
the Islands and that General Chaffee
will succeed General MncArthur In
command of the military forces
Oregon to Have an Exposition
Portland Or Feb 22 Articles In
corporating an exposition which will
celebrate the centennial anniversary of
the arrivul In Oregou of the Lewis and
Clark expedition in 1805 will be filed
with the secretory of state at once
The Oregon legislature will be asked
to pass a resolution guaranteeing state
support uud also a resolution asking
congress for nn appropriation for the
exposition which will be held In this
city during the summer of 1005
Held for Alleged Theft of Water
Omaha Feb 22 Ernest Stuht
against whom tho Omaha Water com
puny has filed a charge of misappro
priating 1320000 gallons of water ap
peared In the police court yesterday
and waived preliminary hearing Ho
wus held to the district court under
G00 bonds
No Further Concessions of Territory
Washington Feb 22 At tho in
stanco of time United States govern
ment tho powers have accepted the
principle that no further Individual
concessions of territory in China shall
be sought by any one power without
International assent
i m
Document Receives Formal
Sanction of Cubans
liMieral Wood Outlines This Countrys
Wishes In u Letter lo Clinlriiinn of Spe
cial Committee on Isluiult Futiiro nota
tions With Amerlua
Havana Feb 22 Tho Cuban con
stitution first submitted by the central
committee to the convention nt the
public session of Jan 21 wiih signed
yesterday One copy was sent to Gov
ernor General Wood and the other
placed among the records of the con
Sciior Clsneros created a sensation
by refusing to sign He said
Cuba Is now Independent nnd I see
no reason for sending this constitu
tion to the United States for accept
ance The United States government
has no right to puss ou It for It Is a
distinctly Cuban document and wns
drawn up by this convention which
bus assumed the responsibility of es
tablishing tho republic
Several delegates crowded around
him and endeavored to dissuade him
from his course but he wns Immov
able Senor Tninnyo remarked Wo
are nil Cubans senor nnd Senor Cls
neros replied Yes when the time
comes to fight the Americans we will
light thein together
Senor Capote president of the con
vention will deliver the document to
General Wood at the palace today
General Wood nnd his stuff will receive
formally the commission charged with
the duty of presenting tho constitu
tion The latter will be translated
and a copy In English will be sent to
Washington with the original Probn
bly the translation will not bo ready
before Monday
General Wood sent n personal letter
to Senor Tninnyo chairman of the spe
cial committee on foreign relations
outlining the suggestions received from
Secretary Root but pointing out thnt
these were only expressions of the
opinion of the executive department
ns to what the people of Cuba should
desire to have established and agreed
upon between the United States and
Cuba nnd should not be taken ns an or
flclal declaration of the United States
It being necessary to refer the wholo
mutter to congress
Delegates Attend From All Over Iowa
and Northern Missouri
Ottumwu la Feb 22 The conven
tion of delegates of district No 13
United Mine Workers of America
which comprises all of Iowa and north
ern Missouri began Its annual session
here yesterday The credentials com
mittee reported nil local unions repre
sented with 125 delegates and rules
governing the convention were adopt
ed The annual reports of the officers
were presented and referred to the
various committees
President Reeses report was a com
plete review of the mining situation
during the last year and showed It
had been for the mine workers of this
district in many way a profitable one
not from the fact ulone of the In
creased price of mining nor the In
creased employmentbut because the oi
guuizatlou does business In a business
Methuen Disperses Fourteen Hundred
Hurghent After Severe Fighting
London Feb 22 The war office has
received the following from Lord
Kitchener dated Klerksdorp Feb 21
Methuens force marched here hav
ing cleared tho country through Wol
marunstadt At Haartbeestefonteln
1400 Boers under Generals Do Vllllers
and Llenbenberg opposed him They
held a strong position obstinately but
were turned out after severe fighting
In which the yeomanry the Victorian
Bushmen nnd the Lancashire distin
guished themselves Our casualties
were three otllcers and 13 men killed
nnd live otllcers nnd 25 men wounded
The Boers left 18 dead on the ground
and suffered severely
Chnuncey I Filley was nominated
on an Independent ticket for Worlds
fair mayor of St Louis Thursday
Mark King messenger of tho houso
of representatives at Washington died
at Ironton 0 Thursday of paralysis
General Otis arrived in St Paul from
Chicago Thursday and assumed tempo
rary charge of tho Department of the
The lit nev yIllIam Morris Bar
ker bishop of the Jurisdiction of Olym
pla died suddenly ut his home In Tn
comn Thursday aged 40
A niola a Manila druggist has been
arrested and communications from
Agulnaldo dated In Isabella province
northwestern Luzon have been seized
In his store
Thomas Vital a negro rapist was
lynched by a mob and his half brother
Samuel Thlbodenux who attempted to
Interfere with the lynchers was shot
to death neur Kenton La Thursday
A movement is on foot by prominent
Angora goat breeders to Import to this
country from Turkey a largo number
of the best Angoias that can be found
The Intention Is to hnve the Imported
Angoras at tho show of tho American
Angora Goat Breeders association at
Kansas City In October next
Ilnn Tone In Hinlinm Despite Continued
Cold Weather
New York Feb 22 Bradstreets
Triiiln s ft whole 1ms shown furthrr e
piinHloti this week despite hpmIi mcuIIut
leiiilliiK to clieoW ttmlc nt mime iioilhrrn
stul wextiiu miiiKrlH lit lite fni of very
iiiirmtlHfmloir Inmllttoiis In the cot I on mini
ufurlitrhiK trnile The position of retailors
with huge Mocks hits lieeti rcnlly Improved
by lite continued cold won I h or Foremost
iiiuiiik the Hues noting Improvement tills
week li Hie dry cooils tinile which Is re
polled active on spiliii sreunnt by Jobbers
The hoot anil Mint Imliintry fins likewise
continued In n KHtlnfnclorr vliiipc nnd some
vnrletle of lent her reflect recent ncthlly
In nilviinccH nt eiiHtern mmkelH Iron ami
steel In the cruder forms nr been very
Ntroi nt font i nl iiml enslern mnikels null
eotiHlilciiible mtvmicci nrn reported In pic
Iron nml steel billots
The ceienls show Utile deflnlte movement
tnklliB the week ns n whole exceptliiK flour
which Is 10WJOc hiitrel hlcher Wlient Is
fiuctlumilly hlKhrr Mini emu nnd onts nro
unohn lined but the corn kM tint Inn Is uotnlile
In view of this brine n senson of InoroiiHlnij
Mocks Chief support comes from the nc
live forclmt nnd home tlcmiiml for thin ce
roid cotisunipihe roiiilremens for which
seem to Iiiim dollnltoly overtuken produc
Chinese Ileiilpotontlarles liistrurlnd to
Notify IorelKn ICuvoys of Acqui
escence In Demands
Peking Feb 22 lrlnce Chlng and
LI Hung Chang have received tele
graphic Instructions from the court to
notify the ministers of the powers that
an edict has been Issued regarding the
punishment of Chinese otllcluls con
llrumtory of the demunds made by tho
ministers us follows
General Tung i uli Slang to be de
graded and deprived of his rank
Prince Chwiing Ylng Nlen and Chan
Shu Chlao to commit suicide Hsu
Chen Yii Yu IlsleiiUiid Ivl Ilaln to bo
This Is not exactly what the minis
ters demanded but It Is considered
advisable to agree to It ns the de
mand for lives lias been agreed to ex
cept In the enso of General Tung Fun
Slang whom the court Is powerless
to molest There Is a private under
standing thnt his life will bo claimed
when It Is possible
The ICuropcan and Chinese secre
taries of legutlons and others who hnvo
lived In China for years consider thnt
China has gained a victory ns tho only
innn tho court hns to behead is Yu
Hslen Tho other two are In tho
hands of the Jupancso nnd could bu
beheaded when their execution Is
wanted Suicide Is no disgrace what
ever in tho eyes of the Chinese No
one believes General Tung Fuh Slung
will ever suffer punishment
People here say Chinese Imperial
edicts nre very unstable document
especially when private edicts to tho
executive officials accompany tho pub
lic edicts A rodent decree prdered
all Indicted officials to commit suicide
yet It Is evident n secret edict wns
sent Instructing the persons Impli
cated not to obey What proof It Is
asked Is there now that the terms of
the decree will be curried out
Senate Eliminates Appropriation for the
Service From Postolllce 11111
Washington Feb 22 For nearly
two hours yesterday the senate had un
der discussion a resolution by Jones
Ark to discharge the Judiciary com
mittee from further consideration of
tho anti trust bill passed by the house
at the lust session and to bring K be
fore the senate for consideration To
some extent the merits of the measure
were discussed Hoar Piatt Spooncr
Bncon Pettlgrew Teller and others
taking pnrt In the debate The major
ity maintained thnt the house measure
clenrly wns unconstitutional They
protested too against taking tip so
groat a question In tho closing hours
of the session The resolution finally
wont to the calendar During the re
mainder of the afternoon the postofflce
appropriation bill was under discussion
After n prolonged contest the appro
priation for pneumatic lube service
was eliminated entirely so that ns the
bill stands now the service will have
to be discontinued after the 1st of next
The old controversy over the special
appropriations for fast mall servlco en
gaged attention the rest of tho day
It was decided to begin holding night
sessions tonight
Harry Klected Urlxadler General
Lincoln Feb 22 A brigade organ
ization of the Nebraska National
Guard was effected yesterday by the
selection of Putrlck H Barry of Gree
ley as brigadier general and Lieuten
ant Colonel Hnrry Archer of Beatrice
as colonel of the First regiment vice
Colonel W M Kllllan resigned Col
onel Will Huyward of Nebraska City
remains at the head of the Second regi
laiiftiot at Manila
Manila Feb 22 The Federal party
covered Itself with distinction last
eveulng on the occasion of the bunquet
given under its auspices on tho eve of
Washingtons birthday Tho company
Included some 2r0 leading Filipinos
and Americans The dining hull and
tables were beautifully decorated and
the menu wns excellent
Boers Cupture Supply Train
Johannesburg Feb 22 The Boers
destroyed a culvert between Nutaf
Spruit and Klip river on the railroad
Just south of here at dawn yesterday
They captured a train loud of food
stuffs uud after taking all they could
conveniently carry set fire to the rest
and disappeared over the veldt
H Put That In Your Pipe and Smoke It H
H I dont euro what you want nor how much U
H or how little of It If its anything in lumber or m
B building material I can save you dollars Ask M
m my prices before buying and mm if I onut m
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15 W 7UTCnlilnr
National Bank
Capital 10000000
Surplus 2000000
Does a General Banking Business
Buys and Soils Exohangc
Interest Paid on Tlmo Deposits
Drafts and Money Orders Sold on any Point In Rnropq
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You can leave the Missouri River after breakfast today on
arrive California sooner than if you left yestorday via any other train
Ut jBjsjpjfifci h m
in rogftl splendor can bo mado
tho celebrated Union Pacific train
This train runs via tho Overland
Ilouto the established route across
the contiuont It lias perhaps tho
most finely equipped cars in the
world Thero are Double Drawing
Room Palace Sleepors broad
bulod Oars throughout Buffet Smoking and Library Oars with Barber
Shops and Pleasant Readiug Rooms Dining Gars meals being served
a la cart6 and every delicacy is provided The cars aro illuminated
with the famous Pintsch Light and heated with steam A notablo
feature is that safety perfect comfort and speed are all included
Onlv Two Nights
Missouri River and San Francisco
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