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TITE BEE: OMAHA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 1910.
FUNERALOF EUGENE COLLINS
Body of. Colored Man Shot Friday
Taken to Chicago by Mother.
HO DEVELOPMENT IN CASE
Gran . Jmrr W.' '. nesasne Its
Inqalr? Tala lamina;
Solatloa ef Hyeterr
', Looked Far.
The bcxJr of Eugme Collins, the negro
dining car waiter, who was shot and killed
Friday morning at the home of his mother-Jn-lsw,
Mrs. Jennie Powell, 23 South Eighth
Street, sf ter, a It was claimed, ho had
attempted to kill both Mm. Powell snd his
wife, Mrs. Grace polle Collins, who had
filed suit for dlvorca against him the day
before, was taken to Chicago last evening
by his mother. Mrs. J. Collins, who reached
Council, Bluffs yesterday mornlns;. i
The mother waa almost prostrate with
grief over ths traglo death of her son and
aeveral times expressed ths hope that the
persons responsible for his death would
be brouhgt to Justice.
As far as the authorities mad public
yesterday there were no developments In
ths case, although some are looked for
when the (rand Jury reconvenes this morning.
City Solicitor Clem F. Kimball, who Is
attorney for Needham Whltmlre and Quito
Calamese, the young . negroes who were
held on the recommendation of the ioro
ner's Jury 8aturdy evonlng after the In
quest for further investigation, stated that
be intended Instituting habeas corpus pro
ceedings to secure the release of his clients
unless their bonds were placed at a reason
able amount, so that they could furnish
them. Mr. Kimball declared that there
was no evidence to warrant holding these
Whltmlre's heme is in Leavenworth,
Kan., whlla Calamese 'Is from Oklahoma.
They have, been In Council Bluffs about
two weeks. Calamese came to Council
Bluffs to. vlHlt his mother, Mrs. I.. Mac
Kensle, employed' as a domestic In the
household of Mrs.- Charles R. Hanntin
Calamese ' and Whltmir? say they have
been close friends for several years. ,
City Physician' Tubbs In his testimony
at the Inquest said that when he went to
tha Powell house short y aft?r the shoot
ing Calamese told .him (hut when Mrs.
Collins came' to his room he handed her a
revolver with which to defend herself.
During his examination at' the Inquest
Calamese swore that he never, had a re
olver of any kind. ' Sheriff McCaffery In
making a search of Calamese's funk at
the Powell home found a leather holster
which Is believed to have 'held an auto
matlo revolver. Up to date, however, the
officers have been unable to locate the
automatic revolver firing copper Jacketed
n OnasQ marts OTOm a
Omaha ee ii M II
Some Things You Want to Know
Wedgewood.- See De Vol's window.
C'OItKIQANS, undertakers. 'Phone 1.
For rent, modern house, 7M ith avenue.
FAUST BEEH AT ROGER8' BUFFET.
Woodrlng Undertaking company. Tel. S3.
Lewis Cutler, funeral director. 'Phone S7.
Balrd At Boland, undertakers. 'Phone 122.
Diamonds of quality. Oerner's, 411 B'way.
When you want reliable want ad adver
tising, uss The Bee.
Diamonds Roeclal nrlces this month at
Leffert's new store, W3 Broadway.-
Excelsior Masonic lodge will meet this
evening for work In the third degree.
WANTED TWO BOYS TO CARRY THE
MORNINO BEE. APPLY BEE OFFICE.
IS SCOTT ST.
Bee the "Copley Prints" of 'noted paint
ings by Taylor and of Abbey's Holy Grail
Series at Alexander's. 331 Broadway.
City Engineer S. L. Etnyre. who Is a
candidate for renomlnation i at- the hand
of the democratic party, filed his papers
Saturday wun tne city auditor.
THE ONLY GOOD CLEANERS. PRES9
ER3 AND DYERS, BLUFF CITY LAUN
DRY. DRY CLEANING DYE WORKS,
22-24-26 NO. MAIN. PHONES 314.
Evergreen camp. Royal Neighbors of
America, and Valley camp. Modern Wood
men of America, will hold a Joint installa
tion of officers tomorrow evening in ths
hall of the club house of the West Council
bluffs Improvement .club.
The funeral of the late Mrs. E. D. Simp
son, 110 Fourth street, will be held at 10
o'clock this morning from Cutler's under
taking establirhment and burial will be in
Falrvlew cemetery. Rev. Marcus P. Mc
Clure, pastor of the First Presbyterian
church, will conduct the services. -
Mrs. Rosanna Parkes. wife of Edward
Parkes, 2uW! Fourth avenue, died yesterday
morning at St. Joseph's hospital from heart
trouble, aged S3 years. Besides her hus
band, she is survived by two sons, Edward
1'arkes, jr., and Koy il. parkes, and one
daughter, Mrs. Lury May llichardson, all
residents or this city, Deceased, who was
a native of England, had been a resident
of Council Blurts since 1863.' Arrangements
for the funeral had not been completed last
BANQUET OF TELEPHONE MES
Two Hnndred and Fifty . Expected at
'Wednesday Evening's Function.
F. J. Day, president of the local company,
expects an attendance of about 230 at the
Joint banquet of the Iowa and Nebraska
Independent Telephone association at the
Grand hotel Wednesday evening, this week,
and arrangements have been made to en
tertain that number. The banquet will be
the big entertainment feature of the con
ventions of the two associations.
Judge Benjamin 8. Baker of Omaha will
preside as toastmaster, and the following
program of after-dinner talks has been ar
ranged: Theodore Gary, Macon, Mo;. "St.- Joseph,
and the Telephone g.tuailon in General."
H. D. Crltchtleld, Chicago, "The Chicago
F. H. Woods, Lincoln, president National
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one in the Powell house during the affray
C'harch Announcements. '
The" men of the , First Congregational
church will meet at the Grand hotel at
noon today for the weekly lunch and con
ference. Midweek str vices will 6e held
Wednesday evening at the parsonage, with
E. P, Fitch. H. W. Haielton and' Mrs. O.
' O. Smith as leaders. Dr. Smith will go' to
Lewis, la., this morning to conduct the
funeral services of the soil of Rev. and
Mrs. B. F. Myrea. Rev. Mr. Myres Is
pastor of, the Congregational church at
Rev. J. E. Hummon, pastor" of Kountse
Memorial church, Omaha, who had been
announced to . deliver, an address at St,
John's Englisn Lutheran church this even
ing, has been unexpectedly called away
and the meeting has been postponed ' until
Monday evening of next week. The Ladles'
Aid society will meet Thursday afternoon
at the residence of Mrs. J. B. Walcutt. 203
East Broadway. There will bi Bible study
and choir rehearsal Wednesday evening at
the church. ,
The Phllathea society of Broadway Meth
odist church will hold its monthly busi
ness and social meeting Friday evening at
the1 home of Miss Florence' Walker on
South First street. Miss Walker will be
assisted In entertaining by Mlsa Mary
Following are the announcements for the
First Christian church for the week: Mon
day the Men's club will hold Its regular
meeting at the residence, of Mr. Pateaman,
336 Hyde averfue, in the evening. On ac
count of the absence, caused by the re
moval from town, of several of the offi
cers. It wilt, be necessary to elect men to
'fill the vacancies ; Lawyer Ktlpack will
talk to the club, on the "Commission Plan
of City Government." . All the members
are requested , to be present and to bring
any of their friends who are Interested in
the subject to be, discussed. Tuesday, reg
ular Bible, school classes will meet to
gether at 7:30 p. m., after which there will
be the regular rehearsal of the choir for
the cantata. Wednesday, regular mid
week prayer . meeting at 7:30 p. m., after
which the Loyal Daughters' Sunday school
claas will give a banquet to its members
In their Sunday schoql room. Friday, reg
ular choir practice at the church.
The business meeting of the Christian
Endeavor society of the West Side Chris
tian church, postponed from last week, will
be held Wednesday evening at the home of
Miss Grace. Lloyd.
Ralph Clark. Stella. Neb..
P. C. Holdoegel, Rockwell City, la
Max Koehler, St. Louis, "The Continental
C. L. Richard, Hebron, Neb.', "Sidelights
uy a .near-reiepnone Man."
Senator C. G. Saunders, Council Bluffs,
J. C.- Kelsey, Chicago, "In Unity Is
Manford. Savage, Champaign, 111,,' "Loy
The . convention of the Jowa association
will organise Wednesday, at the Grand ho
tel and' the members will at once" proceed
to Omaha t attend the first joint program
with the Nebraska association. Thursday
the two conventions Will hold a Joint ses
sion In Council Bluffs. Friday the Iowa
convention will hold its .closing sessions
at the Grand, hotel
Conservation and Civics.
Today the house of governors and the Tha distance already gained toward a
national olvll federation will begin their general uniformity of legislation on Import
meetings In Washington, and part of their ant subjects Is greater than tha average
deliberations will be In tha form of Joint Individual Is aware. The meeting togethet
sessions. This partial union of two of tha of tha Interstate Commerce commission
leading forces In current American thought and tha railway commissions of tha various
may presage an effective answer to tha states, together 'with the railway man
plea that the powers of the central govern- agers' associations and tha associations of
ment onght to be extended, and those of shippers, haa resulted In tha establishment
tha state correspondingly curtailed. Thosa of certain lines which ' state legislation
who have entered this plea assert that tha imouM take, and It Is probable that all new.
states hava been weighed In the balance railroad legislation by tha states will br
and found wanting In handling many of In accordance with tbesa recommendations
the problems over which they claim ax- There Is, perhaps, no other instance Ir
elusive Jurisdiction, and that, therefore, American history where all Interests In r
whether by Judicial Interpretation or con- given ktnd of legislation have been brough
stltutlonal amendment, tha central gov- so closely together,' and where thev r
eminent ought to be given power In these considered a subject from every viewpoint
things. with the care that has characterised these
It Is expected that the meetings of the meetings of the varied Interests which are
housa of governors will result in the affected by the railroads.'
states coming Into closer harmony, and Uniformity of legislation has progressed
that It will hasten the day when uniform , fr that at least two Important subjects
legislation throughout the union will rob of buainess law. are now covered by unl-
the contenders for mora federal authority form iawi i thirty-Six of me siutes. itu.
of their point ' Already tha movement for na4 been accomplished by the untiring won-
uniformity,- especially in those Instances 0f the American Baf association, whlcl
where the laws of one state Intimately may be said to a, tha pioneer In advocao
touch the people of another state, such as cf uniform legislation. . Judge Alton B
negotiable instrument laws, divorce laws Parker, the democrats candidate for presl
and warehouse receipt laws, has been dent In 1904. who is regarded as one of th
widely extended, and it ia expected that best lawyers In the country, Is at the heaf
the recommendations of tha house of gov- of the American Bar association committee
ernors will have weight with the various which Is working to have a model dlvorct
legislatures, resulting In a further ex- statute' framed for the guidance of all ttv
tension of this movement. states. Under the marriage laws as the
The members of the civic federation had now stand, a child may be 'legitimate ii.
planned - to meet earlier, but as soon as one state, but Illegitimate in another. Like
they, heard tnat . the governors were go- wise, a man may so manipulate his marlta
ing to meet at this time they concluded relations by a change of residence as to be
to postpone their, sessions In order to get the husband of ' two wives and not a blg-
In touch with them. They know that most amist.
of the governors will soon be writing mes- Few subjects have had a text book made
sages to the legislatures, and they axe glad n BUCh a remarkable way as that of con-
of this opportunity to get their ideas be- servatlon. When President Roosevelt called
fore the men who have the authority to together his now historical conference of
make legislative recommendations. The the governors the literature on the subject
civic fedeiatlon will be a truly representa- 0f conservation was limited to stray dls-
tlve body. In its deliberations labor will cushions In technical . Journals andiovor-
elt beside capital, men of letters beside Amn ttnmnt la the mtnilnoi. But
men of business and governors beside the one of the outcomes of that conference
governed. wa. the Duplication of the proceedings ot
The Civic Federation believes that in the meetings, to which the conferees seem
these twentieth ' century times the states to have brought everything that is known
should no more live to themselves than do about conservation. Everything Is disi
Individuals, and that ;today all legislation cussed, from tho preservation of health to
should be passed In the Interest of the fam- the conservation of scenic beauty, from
lly of states, rather than to the advantage the husbanding of the coal supply to the
of single members of that family. It ia saving of trees. Practically everything
argued that when may be, legally speak' that Is worth while In the new science is
ing, strictly state affairs, are, practically to be found In one volume. Yet it Is not
speaking, of as much Interstate concern as for sale at the book, stores. The White
thoce that are dealt with by congress itself. House Is the publisher and the distributing
it Is claimed that In many respects the 'agent. It Is presumed that . arrangement
common life of the country has grown to will be made for the publication of the
the point of needing uniform legislation by proceedings of this year's conference, 'and
groups of states, if not by all the states, when they are published tho world will
It is represented that conservation will re- get a chance to see how far knowledge
main little' more than a theory unless the pertaining to the subject of conservation
states adopt uniform laws relating to for- has advanced in the blennlum.
THIS AD IS ONLY FOR OWNERS
OF E-M-F "30" AUTOMOBILES
Our records of owners of E-M-F "30" Cars
are not complete we lack names and addresses
of several hundred owners, and in many cases
where cars have changed hands we haven't the
address of the new owner.
, As long as there is an E-M-F nameplate on
the car We consider it ours and our duty to ex
tend courtesy and attention to its owner.
We guaraptee every car, no matter by whom
sold, and always stand back of the guarantee.
During the past few weeks,s for well known
reasons, sonic owners, we are informed, have not
received prompt service. We want to hear from
Also we would like to hear from every one
of the 10,000 owners of E-M-F cars, if only to be
sure we haye your correct name, address and
number of your car for oiir files.
Write us, and in return for your trouble we'll send you "Another Talk,
with Flanders" on selling automobiles and taking care of the customer.
THE E-M-F COMPANY
Manufacturers of E-M-F "30" and Flanders "20" Automobiles
Member of A. L. A. M. Licensed Under Selden Patent.
estry, water-power and irrigation. Like
wise, It is urged that congress can enact
anli-lrust legislation and amend the Sher
man law until Us members' - heads are as
There will be a marked change In tha
personnel of tha house of governors th'.a
ytar as compared wltM two years ago. The
nrl(tcnt nf thn llnll.it States will bo a
white as snow; and still It will fall In Its ntfcreftt person, and twenty-seven of the
I-alm Urot-tt Will Install Newly
Palm grove; Woodmen Circle, wilf meet
In regular-session this evening -for the In
stallation of the newly elected officers and
for work In the protection degree. Visiting
members of the 'order from Boone.'Ia., and
South Omaha are expected to be present.
Following the Installation exercises tho
floor will be cleared foi dancing, and re
freshments will be served.
The officers to be installed are:
Past guardian, Fannie' M. Rue; guardian.
Eva M. Hitchcock's, advisor, Emma Gay:
chaplain, Mary Hmlth; Clerk. Carrie Lane;
banker, Effle Klger; attendant, Clara Can
field; inner sentinel,' Carrie Jones; outer
sentinel. Mary Stevens; managers, Kit
Uarslde, Josle Newton, Elizabeth Webb
physician, Hose Rice, A. V. Hennessey. '
Chimney Is Onrned Out.
. Dr. L. E. Roe, having some spuie time on
his hands yesterday afternoon, decided to
burn out the chimney at his residence, 1
south Sixth street, which had become
somewhat clogged with soot. He succeeded
and Incidentally raised considerable smoke,
in fact so much that one of the neighbors
across the street thought the Hop cottage
was on fire and telephone to the fire de
partment. When the firemen reached the
house they found Dr. Roe busily engaged
lighting another wad of oil-soaked paper
to give the chimney another good start.
Needless to say. Dr Roe was considerably
surprised when the fire apparatus pulled
up In front of his residence.
endeavor . unless tho state anti-trust laws
are niade In conformity. The Interstate
Commerce commission. It Ifc asserted. Can
issue orders from now until doomsday, and
still' traffic conditions and financial mat
ters, will not bo satisfactory' unices the
statea adopt railroad regulation to conform
with federal requirement. -1
Banking' circles want uniform banking
laws,, insurance, companies are begging for
uniform insurance' laws, wholesale grocer
and druggists'' are appealing for uniform
pure , food , laws, labor organizations are
asking for vntform labor laws. The med
ical profession" Is seeking uniformity of reg
istration fend preservation of vital s.atls lea,
and automobilists are asking for uniform
legislation otr the regulation of motor ve
hicles. ,h in'' fact, the whole business world
is asking for uniform business laws in all
To contlder this widespread desiro for
uniformity, and to promote It wherever
feasible, Is the main purpose of the meet
ing of tho' Civic Federation. It will there
fore fit perfectly Into the plans of the
forty-si states hava, changed administra
tions In the two years. At the 100S meet
ing one of the governors ' remarked Ujit
many of those who participated then would
not do so again, buf 'ha was hardly pre
pared for the , graati number of changes
that have occurred.' This year the meet
ing will be held with,, the conspicuous ab
sence 'Of Governor ' John Ai Johnson, who
fa a- favorite' With -many for the demo
era tic .nomination foi. president. In this
particular his place: will be filled by Gov
ernor Judson jHarmon. '
One of! the subjects - which Will be dls
cussed by the governors Is the contention
of the Plnchot-Balllnger forces In the con-
bcrvatlon world. Plnchot c'.alms that thre
la the spirit of the law which maketh alive,
while Balllnger contends that the ' letter
ot the law must be his sole guide, and
that If congress meant anything else than
tho letter It would have said so. The dif
ferences of opinion between Secretary Bal
llnger and 'Mr. Plnchot are shared by the
governors, and the whole matter Is likely
FAST TRAINS IN COLLISION
Westbound San Francisco Limited is
Wrecked Near Keystone, Ia. 1
ONE KILLED, ' NINE INJURED
Eastbonnd Train Rons Past Switch,
Kxpectlntr to Back In, When
Other Train Crashes
. Into It.
Old is Dead
house of governors. When the two bodies t0 b0 fully- U'rtl'nJ ut-
' Sherlock Home la Robbed.
The residence of Mrs. E. Ii. Shorlock at
620 Ninth avenue was entered by a burglar
late Saturday evening during the absence
of Mrs. Sherlock and her daughter, who
; were spending the evening at a friend's
house. When they returned home at a late
hour they discovered that the house had
been thoroughly ransacked and aeveral
articles of Jewelry stolen. The thief Is be
lieved to have opened the front door with
a skeleton key,' as it was .found unlocked
when Mrs.. Sherlock and her daughter re
turned home -shortly after 11 o'clock. The
report made to the police shows that the
thief secured a diamond ring, a topas ring,
an amethyst ring, ronary with goldeu cross,
large sliver bowl, gold necklace, gold chain
with gold cross (With diamond set and sev
eral minor articles of jewelry.
get through with their deliberations, and.
formulate their conclusions in definite res
olutions, It is generally telt that a new
epoch In American hlntoTy will be begun,
which will result in the states, separate
commonwealths In theory, becoming one In
practice, In so far as the important laws
on their statute books are concerned. The
plans of the bouse of governors and of
the Civic Federation with reference to har
monious and uniform legislation, will dove
tail into the plans of the American Bar as
sociation, and altogether they will consti
tute one of the most formidable movements
for a specific, purpose that the country has
ever seen. .
There willbe abundant work for the
house of governors and the Civic federa
tion. The harmony they hope to create
among the states Is In keeping with the
sp!rit of co-operation that Is even reaching
out toward a world alliance. Recently an
account was given In one of these articles
of an International conference on heroic
drugs. There are International treaties for
the detection and extradition of criminals
and dozens of other agreements which Indi
cate that tho "federation of the world"
may not always remain a poetic dream.
By PBEDEBIG J. HA3KIW.
Tomorrow Money in Prise PI jh ting.
DOUBLE TRAGEDY IN
CAFE AT LA SALLE, ILL.
Kdwln J. Kaber Shoots Mlsa Sadie
Ifanser Twice and Kills
LA SALLE, 111., Jan. 17. Edwin J. Faber
a constable from Mendota. lll.r hrt
probably fatally . wounded Miss Sadie
Hauser In a crowded cafe here this after
noon and then killed himself, falling dead
over her body. ,
Faber wrote a note to the girl, with whom
ho was Infatuated, yesterday, saying:
."Am coming over tomorrow to kill you."
She paid no attention to his threat until
he entered the cafe shortly after noon,
whfre she was dining with friends.
Tin here to keep my promise," he said.
ana commenced firing with a revolver. Miss
Hauser waa shot through the head, and as
she fell to the floor, he shot her again
through the abdomen.
His death waa Instantaneous and from a
bullet wound In the head.
Ice Gorge in Ohio
Miles in Length
Property Valued at Nearly Two Mil
lion Dollars in Danger at Louis
ville and Vicinity.
on the Head and
Thrown Into Well
Bride of Three Days Survives Attempt
of Ilusband to Murder
CEDAR RAPIDS, la., Jan. 17, One pas
senger was killed, a brakeman was fatally
Injured and nine other passengers - were
seriously hurt in a head-on colllsloin early
yesterday between two fast passenger trains
on- the Chicago. Milwaukee & St. Paul at
Keystone, twpnty-flve miles west of here.
The westbound San Francisco limited on
the SL Paul road and the eastbound -fast
train were orders to pass at Keystone! A
freight train on the siding prevented the
eastbound passenger train from pulling on
tha switch. .
The passenger train had run past the
station and was ready to back Into the
siding when the San Francisco limited,
going at the rate of twenty-five miles an
hour, crashed Into It. Both engines were
I educed to scrap, and the mailing and
chair cars of the Limited were badly
wrecked. The engineer escaped by jump
MRS. LOUIS. Cleveland, Tex.
HaiDh Morrow, brakeman, Marion, Ia.,
legs broken and internally Injured.
ess seriously injured;
W. O. Untiln, Chicago, baggageman, leg
Carl Pralles. newsboy, Burlington, Wis.,
M. btuiiiiul, Council BluffB, Ia.
Joseph Sefter, Omana.
Louis Zee, Cleveland, Tex.
' K. Mushkin, Cedar Rapids.
Mamie AlUHhkln. Cedar liapids.
Miciiael Uontarich, Marion, la.
Ueorge Kindler, Marlon, la.
The crash was terrific. Passengers werj"
thrown into heaps and in the panic that
followed those who were not pinned be
neath debris broke through windows and
out to safety. At first It was thought
that many had been killed, for the cries ot
tHe Injured indicated that many were
buried bencajh the wreckage. '
Word was sent to Cedar Rapids and
soon a .special train equipped with sur
geons' and supplies was sent from Marlon.
The Injured were brought to the hcsplial
The n me of Joseph Seffer is not In the
Omaha city directory,
Miss Eleanor Williams, Who Has
Cared for Sick in Cleveland for
" Eighty Years, Dies.
CLEVELAND. Jan. 17. Miss Eleanor
Williams, a nurse In the home of John D.
Rockefeller, and In that of his brother-in-law,
W. C. RuJd, died here last night. She
was 100 years old.
Eighty' years ago, when Cleveland was a
malaria-stricken village' at the mouth of
a stagnant creek, she began to nurse the
children of the settlers. She was alone, an
English immigrant, and - to none of her
friends did she Reveal her parents or
whether she had any relatives alive.
A quarter of a century ago she was sent
for" by Rockefeller to nurse one of hlsJ chil
dren who was 111. The affection for the
kindly people tni the old Euclid avenue
home which she,-' gained then she never
lost. After she left the Rockefellers she
went Into the home of his brother-in-law,
For the last ten years she lived with Mrs.
Samuel H. Crowl, . where, beloved as a
member of the family, she died.
Guard of Six Men
Wife of General Miller . of Fennsyl- .
vania Prevents Service of Papers
in Divorce Case.
New Howling- Record.
PEORIA, III., Jan. 17. Clarence
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THE DUAD FIELD CO., AT? ANT A, OA,
: LOUISVILLE, Ky.. Jan. 17.-F:oatln
property valued at nearly $2,OW,0W) Is In
daiger, people in the low lying suburb ot
Shipping Port are beginning to abandon
their homes and damage to buHinesi liouscs
adjacent to Louisville's wharfage territory
Is threatened by the swelling wateis o
the Ohio tonight. Although the river I
falling at points up stream, steum acl:e.
owners and tow boat men are more appro
henKlve tonight than at any time since t'.u
' The tenacity of the great ice gorge which
stretches from a point just below Louis
ville to Wolf Creek, sixty-five miles down
tha river, is the cause of their fears. The
river men say that the gorgo haa held on
urtll tha Ice has grown rotten all tho way
through and that there Is areat dangci
that it will go out with a rush. The effect
of sucn an occurrence would be that a
large number of boats and coal barges
caught tu the Ice would be torn to pieces,
while a still greater number of craft moored
In tho vicinity of Louluvlllo would be
rtranded high' and dry by the sudden fall
of the waters.
The Mongahela River Coal and Coke com
pany alone has a million dollars' worth
of floating property, mostly barges of coal,
threatened by this cotdltion of affairs.
River men are beginning to look to the
United States engineering department for
help and It Is understood tha government
will be aaked to dyramite tha gorge to
morrow, letting It pass out gradually. The
river tonight stood at 27 feet ( Inches at
the head of the falls sis Inches below the
danger line. It la rising at the rata ot halt
an inch an hour, but Is expected to cone
to a stand by morning.
FAIRFIELD, Conn.. Jan. 17.-Knocked
in the head., thrown1 In a well by her hus
band and a male companion and left for
dead, was the fate that met Annie Brooks,
a bride of three days, who Wus married
In Hereford, Conn.; 'on Thursday. Accord
ng to Mis. Urooks. . the three went to
errls farm, where the men assaulted her
nut threw her Into a well.
On striking the water the woman re-j-ilned
consciousness and drew herself out
; f the water by means of an Iron pipe.
This she clung to until this morning, when
Bhe was found. Her feet are frozen and
will have to be amputated. ' '
The Beautiful Hair
cf English Women
Coughs, colds, croup and whooping cough
are promptly cured by Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy. '
(Annie Bly In N. Y. Graphic.)
Tha long, abundant and glossy tresses
of English women are not due to hair
tonics and heroic shampooing. There Is
a general belief over there that the less
water put on tha tialr, tha better It la;
they say wetting takes the life out" and
leaves the hair dull, brittle and colorless.
English women with hair rioli In color,
clean and wholesome and plenty of It
have told me they attribute It to dry
shampooing two or three times a week.
They mix four ounco-of therox with four
ounces of orris rout and sprinkle a table
spoonful of this mixture on the head;
then brush the powder thoroughly through
the hair. They thus also avoid the danger
of catching cold and the discomfort that
accompanies washing, rinsing and drying
Thla treatment keeps tha hair light,
fluffy and lustrous, and Is tha only thing
I know that will actually produce tha
growth' of hair. Adv.
Bravshuw. In a ten-game handicap tourna
ment upon regulation alleys, completed the
series with an average1 of 226 4-10, a record
for a straight ten-game series which, It Is
said, has never been equalled. His high
game of the series was 278 and his grand
total 2,264. Brayohaw has entered In the
National Bowling congress at Detroit.
SHARON. Pa,, Jan. 17. Stopping the
mufio and merriment with which aha waa
celebrating her victory over officers of the
law, whom she evaded In the service of
divorce papers, Mrs. Emma A. Milter
shortly after midnight appeared on. the
porch of her sister's home here and mock
ingly laughed at the guurd of six men. that
had been watching the house since last
Thursday, when she came here from -the
home of her ' husband. General Charles
Mllltr, at Franklin, who is seeking tha
Mrs. Miller left here thla afternoon with
her attorney and two private detectives.
The party went to Toungstown, O., where
the train was taken for New York City.
Because the papers could not be served
legally on Sunday, Mrs. Miller evaded, the
officers of the law until today; when aha
left the state, with the offloers powerless
to prevent her.
General Miller was for years at the bead,
of the Pennsylvania National Guard.
Lssg Defeats "B1U" Sqedrea.
SYDNEY, N. 8. W., Jan. 17. "Bill" Lang
today retained his title of heavyweight
champion of Australia by defeating "Bill"
Squires in the seventh round.
t ! '
. "Man wants but little here below." Tha
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Bee Want Ad columns.
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FREIGHT THAI f lll'.VS AWAY
Four Men Killed in'' Wreck on Colo
rado Midland at Windy Point. '
LEADVILLE. Colo., Jan. 17.-In) a freight
wreck early yt-bterday on the Colorado
Midland near here tour men were killed
and three others injured.
H. C. SMITH, Leadvllle, conductor.
WILLI RICH, Cardiff, tire. nun.
h. u. FAIR, Cardiff, brakehian. '
EDWARD DAVniiNi-'ORi, van. Mich.
Extra freight No. S, eastbound, consist
Ing of eleven ars, started down the steep
grade from the east portal of the Bulsk
ivanhoe tunnel to Arkannas Junction. The
train had gone three miles, when the air
failed to work properly.
The speed soon became terrific and the
train roared down the mountainside. At
Windy Point there Is a sharp curve, and
the engine and cars left the track and
plunged down the steep declivity.
Conductor Smith and Brakeman Fair
were on the rear of the train. Their bodies
were found, crushed and mangled, beneath
a pile of wreckage. The engine, which
had torn loose from the train, turned turtle
at the bottom of the gulch and waa partly
burled under a car of plaster.
Bert Harter of Grand Rapids, Mich, and
Davenport were riding In a boxcar, Harter
waa thrown more than 200 feet and "handed
in a snowdrift, practically unhurt. ' He
made his way toward the wreck and found
Engineer Forest fifty feet from his engine,
buried under the ruins of a boxcar. The
body of Fireman Rich was found under the
engine, cut completely In two. Davenport
was found under a boxcar.
Officials of the railroad declare that the
train was under control and that the wreck
was due to a broken rail. They declare
the speed Indicator In the engine showed a
speed of fifteen miles an hour at the time
of tha wreck.
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