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TENf 'AGES SOKANTON. PA., SATUJKDAV MORNING, JANUARY ,t, 1902.
The PaGiiic Coast Steamer Sinks
in a Collision with a
ARE STILL MISSING
Three Known to Have Perished The
Steamer Collides with a Trench
Barque While the Passengers Arc
Asleep A Panic Follows The Offi
cers Kemaln Cool and Collected and
Succeed in Sending- the Greater
Portion of the Passengers Adrift
in Boats and Upon Hafts Before
the Vessel Sinks Captain Goes
Down with His Ship but Is Res
cued Later. .
fly KxcltHic Wire from The Associated 1'icm.
Sun Francisco. Jan. 3. The collision
at sea early Thursday morning, be
tween tho .steamship Walla Wulla and
mi unknown sailing- vessel, resulted In
the sinking of the steamship and tho
probable loss of at least twenty lives.
The Walla Walla, owned by the Pacific
Coast Steamship eompany, sailed from
Pan Francisco January 1 for Paget
Sound ports. Shu carried thirty-six
flrst-elass passengers, twenty-eight second-class
passengers and u crow of
eighty men. "When off Capo Mendocino,
on the California coast, at 4.10 o'clock
Thursday morning, an iron barque, be
lieved to bo French, loomed up In the
haze and crashed Into the Walla Wal
In.'s bow. Then the sailing vessel slid
off Into the darkness and was seen no
more. All the passengers and crew of
the Walla Walla, except the few on
watch, were asleep, but were aroused
by the crash. The steerage quarters
were in the bow, and it is believed that
some of the steerage passengers and
-row were crushed to death, A big hole.
was made In the steamer's bow, and
she sank in thirty-live minutes. The
ollicers. and crew maintained strict riis-
ipllhe and boats and life rafts were
7erc'd It- -TTifuy ' ' ,,
AH who were not killed in Jho collis-
ini got off, except Captain Jtla(l, who
.cut. down with bis ship, lie was
picked .'up later by one of the boats,
uninjured, with tho exception of u few
A choppy sea was running and the
stnull boats could not make a landing
on the shore, a few miles distant. They
drifted about all day, and dually sixty
five people were picked up by the
steamer Dispatch, which took them to
Kureku. Another boat, under command
of Engineer Urown and containing
thirteen passengers, attempted to land
at Trinidad and was swamped. John
Wilkinson, quartermaster; William
Muriel, llreman; U Drube, passenger,
ind three unknown men were drowned.
Those In the boa I who were saved were
Knglneer Brown, Fireman John .Me
ridian, Coal Passer WUlliun Shlnn.
Sailor tl'JLoary, Chief Cook Marshall
and passengers William II, Smith and
When the Dispatch reached Kurnka
this morning with the survivors, tugs
were Immediately sent out for messages
boats. The tug Hunger picked up one
containing eleven passengers and three
of the crew.
The Wuliu WaPa was valued at
about ?.';AO0O. She was formerly used
as a collier, and about ten years airo
wus converted Into a passenger vessel
at a cost of ?l.-i,0(M). The vessel wus In
sured for about SL'00,000.
Statement of Mr. Reise.
George, lletse, of Han Francisco, a
member of the crew, save tho follow
"It was 4.10 when the French vessel
hit the Walla Walla In tho bow. All
were asleep. The weather was clear,
the sea was rolling high. All were
panic stricken. The passengers all
rushed out of their state rooms and
tli deck was crowded. Cuntuln Hull
went down Into the steerage and
found a family of seven fastened Into
a room by the force of tho shock Jaili
nilng the dnor. Two girls of 12 and 11
years were pinioned beneath fallen de
bris. The girls iere released and
the family assisted out of their berths.
The captain said the vessel would sink
nnd nil hurriedly prepared to leave.
Life boats and rafts were lowered; llfo
preservers were put on and tho pas
sengers lowered to tho boats. The col
lision happened at -1.10 and the vessel
did not sink until 1,15 giving the crew
nnd passengers an minutes to leave tho
stenmer. Sixty-throe were lowered, tho
life saving boats then being tilled.
nunc reigned among the remaining
passengers; women screamed and men
nnd. boys hurriedly Jumped overboard.
Several did not leave until the vessel
began to-sink. The ofllcors wore cool
nnd collected, doing everything pos
slble to save tho passengers, Xo onu
knows exactly how the collision oc
curred excepting the second oflleer und
ho is missing, immediately after tho
collision the French vessel withdrew
nnd apparently mudo no effort to ren
"Wo were drifting hero and there, C3
In the llfo boats and rafts, for four or
five hours. The bout I was in had
twelve survivors, Including two In.
dies. A lady guve mo a red shirt to
signal the steamer Dispatch, We were
recognized nnd soon rescued, The offi
cer, learning of the wreck, seurched
for others. She had on board 63 pas
sengers. The Dispatch was bound from
Ban Francisco to Seattle but pulled
Into this port to land the rescued mts-
sengers. Captain Hall, with tho tirst
mate, was saved, thb remaining olli
cers being Jost. The Waa Walla was
oartlv mibmerired. both boilers ex-
plodlng and sending pieces of the ves
sel In every direction. Tho tug boat
Haughtier arrived hero at 11 o'clock
with fourteen passengers picked up
along the coast. Among those saved
were six women. A southwestern wind
hud drifted them fifty miles up tho
coast from where the wreck occurred,
The sea becoming rough. It was dan
gerous for them to land, compelling
them to remain at sea. Captain Hall
Is at the Hotel Kureku severely In
jured. Two life saving boats and one
raft are yet unaccounted for."
Twenty-sevon Are Missing.
Twenty-seven of the passengers and
crew of the Walla Walla nre missing.
All the rest arc accounted for.
Tt Is Impossible, so far, to obtain tho
names of those supposed to be lost.
From what can be gathered the fol
lowing are believed to have been
drowned: John Wilson, quartermas
ter; Mr. Dooley, passenger nnd Wil
Later Information states that four
lives were lost In making tl9 landing
at Trinidad, but It is Impossible to as
certain, the names until the arrival of
the surveyors from that place.
At G o'clock tonight the representa
tives of tho Pacific .Steamship company
say their latest advices from their
agent at Kureku accounted for llfi per
sons who were on tho Walla Walla.
Tills leaves 27 missing. There nre still
one boat nnd two life rafts misslmr
and some hopes are entertained that
possibly the majority of those unac
counted for may have been on these
and have been picked up at sea.
May Have Been the Europe.
Portland. Ore.. Jan. 3. Shipping
men here believe that the vessel which
was In collision with the steamer
Walla Walla near Mendocino is the
four masted French bark Europe. The
Europe left here December 11 for
Queenstown with a cargo of wheat.
Under ordinary weather conditions the
Europe would have been further on
her journey, but for several weeks the
weather has been rough and It is very
probable, shipping ui"u say that the
Europe was the vessel In collision. She
carried a crew of thirty men.
Boat Arrives at Trinidad.
San Francisco. Jan. :;. Word has
just, been received from Trinidad by
telephone of a boat which put In there.
Tho survivors bad a terrible exper
ience and only five or six arc left out
of a. boat load. The telephone dispatch
states that thirteen were lost. The. i
boat was capsized several times in the ,
rough water Thursday morning and
each time several persons lost their '
lives. The survivors are now on the
road to Eureka.
GREAT BRITAIN DVISED
TO LINK WITH GERMANY
The Saturday Review Will Print a
Remarkably Free Editorial
on tho Subject.
By Exclusive Wiic from The Associated Pre.
London. Jan. 8. The Saturday Re
view will print a remarkably free
spoken editorial tomorrow In which It
strongly advises Great lirltafn to form
a working alliance with Germany, in
order to check the "continued und ap
parently inevitable advance of the
United States Into South America.
According to the Review, "It is the
wisest policy for this country to en
courage tho advance of Germany In
the new world as the most .useful
counterpoise to the overwhelming pre
dominance of the I'nlted States, which
Is tho only other possible outcome of
tho existing political conditions.
The Kovlew declaims all hostility to
the United States, but suys;
"The solid interests of our own peo
ple, which Is the basis on which tho
United States always works, Is the
only sure ground on which to build."
Continuing tho Review hays:
"If wc would only remember that
tho Amem ns are to be believed when
they describe themselves as actuated i
by purely business considerations, wu ,
would suvo ourselves from u largo
"number' of gratuitous humiliations and
unprofitable speculations In stock hav
ing no real market value, viz., tho pre
sumed gratitude of our political and
commercial rivals. With a strong
European power established In tho
south and a great world power In tho
north, tho too exuberant aspirations of
Pan-Americanism would bo cheeked,
saving our empire from a grnvo men
ace." In conclusion the Review points out
that the United States will Inevitably
gobble up the weak turbulent states
(southward, when It is certain to for
mulate a Pan-American tariff union
against the remainder of the world.
and then, controlling Cuba, Porto Ulco
and tho Isthmian canal, convert tho
Caribbean sea liito an American lake.
Hy Cxrlusltp Wire fiom The Akclalcd I'ris,
Dublin, (ij., Jju. !), Jului llolilnsoii, j m-po,
was lianifcil line today fur ;ianltiur and murder
ing llortlia Simmons, colored, lat May, ltolilii.
wu denied lilb uulll ond cuihcd cicolwdy wllhtn
lii'jrln;,' from liU cell door In llio gjllow.
Sylwnlj, (fa., Jan. :i. Krnv.t Outland was
IuiikiM liero fodjy for Hie murder of Tom Jlit
ilivll. onu year aijo, llotli wero iicium.
Fourteen Jews Massacred.
Ily Kicltiiivc Wire from The, .luorluud I'res.
Vlcniu, Jan. .'!. The rcpvrt publUhed In th
United HtuWii to tin: cflect that fourteen Jewj
uric mawacrcd at Zawejau, lillda, by a mob
lieadi.nl by three land-owner, It funu out unon
lnvetl(ratlon, ivjj a common murdering arlray In
chilli three Jeu weie killed.
Fata Skating- Accident.
Dy Uxcluklvo Wire from Ttie AuociaUi) I'rcu.
Soutlilnutoii, Conn., Jan. 3tTwo young ioo of
Mattlutt- I'.xttein broke fhrougli thin Jco vbllt
tkutli; today and were, drowned.
NAVAL OFFICERS WILL
Two Representatives Will Bo Selected
from Amorlcnn Squadron.
H.v K.vclmlic Wire from The Associated 1'ir-a.
Washington, Jnn. n. It is understood
that a way may be found by which
two naval ofllcers of high rank will
tuke part In the coronation ctreinonles
at London. Tho question of selecting
ollicers for this service has not yet
been considered by the president or
tho secretary of the navy, but the
prospect that such selections Will bo
made has caused much speculation In
naval circles. The present lirlleatlons
arc that the president will select a civ
ilian representative for the coronation,
and also one oflleer of tho army and
one oflleer of the navy to accompany
Unite apart from this, the navy will
bo represented by a squadron In Eng
lish waters, with a rear admiral In
command. The effect of 'this arrange
ment will bo to place two nnval ofll
cers of high rank In service in connec
tion with the coronation,
The First White House Debutante
Since 1873 Five Hundred
Dy Inclusive Wire from Tho Associated l'ics.
Washington. Jan. 3. Miss Alice
Roosevelt, the eldest daughter of Pres
ident Roosevelt, was formally present
ed to Washington society tonight at a
ball given In her honor nt the white
house. About five hundred guests In
all were present, many of whom either
were connections of the Roosevelt fam
ilies or well known society people liv
ing outside of Washington. Miss
Roosevelt Is the first white house de
butante since 1873, when Miss Nellie
Grant, the daughter of President and
Mrs. Grant was presented to society
at a ball which was the gayest social
event of the decade. Tonight's .enter
tainment was given n personal rather
than an ofliclal character by Mrs.
Roosevelt whoso wish was that Miss
Roosevelt should make her debut much
as though it had taken place when In
her private home, rather than in the
white house. There was no cotillion
und consequently no favors.
When the ball was opened tonight
the interior of the white house was
most attractive. Never before have
tlie floral decorations been more beau
When tho guests arrived nt the white
house, they were conducted to the blue
parlor, where, the presentations were
madp.MrsP'Rboscvelj;;) introducing her
daughter. The :tnt6V ' presented ' n
charming appearance In a dress of
white cjilffon with white roses and
wearing the jewels which her father
gave her at Christmas. Mrs. Roose
velt wore pure white, with white Ince
and trimmed with iliac orchids; Miss
Helen Roosevelt, a cousin of tho pres
ident ami who also was of the Imme
diate party of the hostess, wore white
chiffon with white satin ribbon and
Miss Cutting, white lace trimmed with
tulle with pink roses. Miss Roosevelt
was the recipient of many floral piece;
of beautiful design sent to her In lion
or of her "coming out" day. The pres
ident enjoyed the occasion heartily and
mingled after 10 o clock with the young
The dancing which begun shortly nf-
ter 10 o'clock and Included a pro
gramme of twenty numbers, was held
in the large east room, the scene of
so many brilliant functions of the past.
Tho golden carpet on the floor of that
room was removed yesterday, and a
handsome figured gray linen crush was
put down to form a dancing surface.
The largo number of dances kept the
company until after midnight. The
Murine band under tho leadership of
Lieutenant Snntelmnnn, and tho Ar
tillery Corps band from Washington
barracks, alternated In furnishing tho
During an intermission a buffet
lunch was served In the state dlnlusr
room, where the decorations were very
much the same as at the cabinet din
ner lust night. The conservatory, brll
lluntly lighted, was open during the
evening nnd wns a favorite place of
promenade between dances.
The company which gathered to do
honor to tho daughter of the chief ex-
ecutlve. was a thoroughly renresentn-
"e 011 "l wusningion society and
also included a generous contingent of
gentlemen from Harvard, Yale and
Princeton universities and nmonrr oth
er soeloty folk from out of town.'
the german" claims
Herr Von Pllgrlm-Bnltazzi Has Giv
en ProsidentCastjo a Note in
Which Limit Is Defined.
Dy Kxcluilvc Wire from The Aisoeiated 1'rew.
lierlli), Jan, 3. it has been unofficial
ly announced hero that the German
olmrgo d'affaires nt Caracas, Herr Von
PIlBrlm-IJnltaMsl, has handed President
Castro a note, in which thu German
claims against Venezuela are clearly
defined and In which a limit of time Is
set for President Castro's answer
at tho same time this pilonidal an
nouncement carefully points out that
tho handing of tho note In question to
the Venezuelan president cannot bo
considered un ultimatum from Ger
many, slnco tho note does not contain
any reference to Germany's future ac
tion with regard to Venezuela.
BOSTON BIOYOLE RACE.
Uy Exclusive Wire from The AusocUled I'rioa.
Itoston, Jan. 3. Tho store In the afc-day b.
cycle raea ot the cloio of the due, tho fiftieth
hour ot the nee, y-ut at folloun; ,
Irrcmau and Muucoe ,, ,,,
Mcl.can and Butler 00,,, ,,,
Oougolu and t-lmar .,.,.,,,,.,.,,
Leamier uiid Ilutz ..,,.,,.., ,',....
Kuy and Samuelson
FUhtr ab4 Chevalier ..,,, ,
Krcb and Kegau ,..,.....
Juihr and Jatlc ,.,,.,,,,
fl Perpetual Lease o! a Six-Mile
Zone from Coast to Goast
Mau Be Renewed.
THE MOST FAVORABLE
TERMS ARE OFFERED
The United States to Have Absolute
Control of the Belt with American
Courts nnd American Police-No
Exact Information as to Price
Asked, but the Sum Is Much Loss
Than at First Proposed Costa Rica
Protocol to Contain Similar Pro
visions. Hy Exclusive Wire from The Auocialcd Press.
Washington, Jan. 3. Some of tho
main features of the protocol between
the United States nnd Nicaragua re
ferred to In President JCelnyu's mes
sage to his congress have been made
known in recent press dispatches from
Managua. Rut there are many oth
er Important features which have not
been disclosed. One of those is the
complete American jurisdiction and
the establishment of American courts,
civil and criminal, throughout a zone
six miles wide extending from ocean
to ocean and including the proposed
termini. Greytown on the Atlantic and
Rrito on the Pacific. The policing of
thai large tract Is placed In the hands
of the United States, so that it has the
power to preserve order, and after that
to Issue judicial processes extending
throughout that none.
In addition to the authority of Ameri
can courts and of the American police
on the six mile zone, the chief features
of the protocol are a proposed lease
in perpetuity of that tract to the Uni
ted Stales and an American guarantee
that Hie independence, sovereignty and
integrity of Xleurngun shall not be
disturbed by the rights thus conferred
on the United States.
The Price Asked.
No exact information Is obtainable as
to the price specified In the protocol as
payment to Nicaragua for the grunt to
this pountry. Tt can be said positively,
however, that i.l Is much less than was,
expected when the negotiations ''were
begun, and that it is considered by offi
cials as reasonable.
It is understood thnt at Die outset
the. view In Nicaragua was that ?:!0,
OOO.ono would be n proper Ilguro for tho
grant to this country nnd about $.",-
(100,000 for the Costa Rica grant. While
there Is no information as to the llnal
sum. It Is known to bo far short of the
above figures. As the cession takes tho
form of a perpetual lease it is probable
that the protocol Includes the feature
of an annual rent as part payment.
A protocol with Costa Rica, Identical
in form with that with Nicaragua, ex
cept in tho matter of price and terrl
tory leased, hus been In course of ne
gotiation, and It is understood that a
satisfactory conclusion will bo reached
with that government.
MAJOR GENERAL BROOKE
Pronounces National Guard Arsenal
the Most Complete in the
Ily Inclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Harrlsburg, Pa.. Jan. C. Major Gen
eral John It. Brooke, XT, S. A., accom
panied by Ills personal aide, Captain
J. T. Dean, tills morning visited tho
state arsenal, by Invitation of Colonel
William F. Richardson, assistant
quartermaster general of tho National
Guod of Pennsylvania and superin
tendent of the arsenal. Major General
Rrookn reached tho arsenal at 8 o'clock,
A saluto of thirteen guns was tired In
his honor, after which ho was present
ed to the employes. The general thou
spent two hours Inspecting tho depart
ments and the system or manufactur
ing and distributing supplies to tho
National Guard. He said, after leav
ing tho arsenal, that it was one of tho
most complete Institutions of tho kind
he had ever visited, and that It re
flected great credit upon the state nnd
the management of Adjutant General
Stewart und Colonel Richardson.
General Brooke and Captain Dean
left at noon for Governor's Island.
The general spent yesterday at Som
erset, inspecting tho site offered by tho
people of that place for a camp of in
struction for National Guards of llvo
states, including Pennsylvania, author
ized bv i recent uct of congress. Ho
also Inspected sites nt Mount Gretna
and Mlddletown, but declined to com
mit himself to nny of them. Nine regu
lur army ollicers constitute a board to
select these sites for camp, nnd Gen
eral Brooke declines to discuss tho
matter In advance of his report. Ho
said, however, that the three sites in
Pennsylvania, which ho visited, were
very well located for a camp, nnd that,
ho was very much pleased with them.
New Mnine Almost Completed.
Dy Exclusive Wire from The Associated Preis.
Washington, jan. 3. The new battleship MjIiio
U 7 per cent, completed, according to a repoit
received today at the nay department, This U
null a rapid advuiuo on the new rhip that ittvul
uflkcia art mtlttlrd (hat the can bo pljcd in
cnmmmlalson by I'cb. 13, 100.1, which will I
the flflli anntvcrnary of tint .inking ol the for.
liur butllcchlp Maine in Uaxmii harbor,
Foot Ball Receipts.
Uy Extltulve Wire from The Associated l'ri.
Cambridge, Jlat., Jan. 3. Tho receipt und ex.
penditurcg for the Iloiiard-Yulo foot lull faine.1
were an' follows; (irou receipt, ai.B0l; e.x-pnise,-,
Including bulldlna; extra teatt,' lip.SIO.SI;
tct receipt!, $U8,6l8.l0. Tjte net receipts wcv
iborcd with Vstc.
GOV. SHAW AT WASHINGTON.
Secretary dago's Successor Has a
Conference with President.
Dy Inclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Washington, Jan. 3. Governor Les
lie M. Shaw, of Iowa, who Is to suc
ceed Hon. Lyman J. Gngo aH secretary
of tho treasury, arrived In Washington
tonight. Ho Is staying at the Arling
ton Hotel, and hud been there but a
short time when, In response to a mes
sage from the white house, he walked
across Lafayette place to tho presi
dent's homo and remained with him
until after !) o'clock, Later, the gov
ernor called on Speaker Henderson. Hu
will have a more extended conference
with the president tomorrow.
Tomorrow Governor Shaw will confer
.with Secretary Gage us to the hitter's
wishes in surrendering tho secretary
ship of the treasury. Tho governor
said lie would be ready to assume the
office by tho 22nd or 23rd of January,
but he would suit tho date largely to
Mr. tinge's wishes In tho matter.
WAS NOT INSANE
New York Medical Journal Gives
Exhaustive Report of Autopsy
Showing Mental Condition.
By Kxcludvc Wire fiom The Associated Tress.
New York, Jan. 3. An exhaustive re
port on the trial, execution, autopsy
and mental status of Czolgosz, tho as
sassin of President McKlnley, Is given
In the Now York Medical Journal for
January 4. The report embodies the
result of much careful Investigation by
Dr. Curios F. McDonald and Edward
A. Spltzka, or this city. The question
which the Investigators set themselves
to answer wus, when Czolgosz shot tho
president, did he know the nature and
quality of tho act he was doing, and
that the act was wrong?
This was from the legal standpoint.
From the standpoint of medical sci
ence the question that framed its"lf
was. "Was Czolgosz, at tho time he
committed the act, a victim of mental
disease or mental unsoundness?" The
reply to these cuestlons, which em
bodies the entire history of the case
from the trial of the criminal to his
execution and the disposal of his ic
muins, takes up nearly twelve puges in
tho New York Medical Journal, and,
ilivested of all technicalities, is to the
effect that Czolgosz was sane, and re
sponsible under thn law, and punish
able for the offense, although every
thing in his history, according to the
medical experts, pointed to the exist
ence in him of social disease, anarchy,
4lC which .he;.waw.fU. yjclinj.
, mv. .Mcuoiiniu couciuues -nis report
With the declaration fhul Czolgosz,
when he assassinated President .Mc
Klnley, was In till respects a sane man
both legally and medically and fully
responsible for bin act.
..Mr. Hpitzka, who made the autopsy,
concluded his report as follov. s:
"There has been found absolutely no
condition of the viscera that could
have been at the bottom of any mental
derangement. Taking all In all. the
verdict must be, 'socially diseased and
perverted, but not mentally diseased.'
The most horrible violations of human
law cannot always be condoned by the
plea of Insanity. The wild beast slum
bers In us all. It Is not always neces
sary to invoke insanity to explain its
STATE TAX EOB, 1901.
An Increase of Over 870,000,000 In
By KxclutltP Wlro from The Af.soclatrd I're.ss.
Hurrlsburg. Pu .Tun. 3. A summnry
of the returns to the board of revenue
commissioners of personal property In
Pennsylvania subject to taxation for
stuiu purposes for the year 1901 show
an increase of $70,733,012 ns compared
with the year luon. The board made
nn investigation of the cuuse of tho
decrease In those countries and found
that the assessors neglected to assess
certain taxables holding judgments
nnd mortgages and other moneys at
Interest and that school bonds and
private bankers and bunks were not
being assessed for taxation.
Hy Inclusive Who from The Associated 1'rcsi.
Lancaster, .Ian, 3. Ida, a 4-year-old dausbtcr
of Henry I'rlu f Willow Hlrect village, till
county, was burned lo death last evenlnc", Sh
wa.1 playing witli matches and set her clothing
on tlic, .
Allcntown, Jan. .'!. C'harlcii, the If-year-oM son
of Tlljrtiiuaii Mlnnlrli, of PanlcNillle, was burned
to deatli l.ibt nhdil in Dr. M. II, Kern' barn nt
that plate. He wus in u loft tluowinir Umwi
hay when th: lanlein fell Ihiounh tln openliis;
to thu floor below, exploded and ilislioyril the
barn, .Mhmlih'ii criapc w.u cut ofl anil hn lur.
Dy llxcliiihc Wire frjin The Awoclatod I're-u,
New Yoili, Jan. tl.Clcuicd: L'mbrla, I.Ivor,
pool; Kiou I'rlnj Wilhclin, lircmcn via, Plymouth
and Cherbourg; Kunt IlLuiarek, ffenoa; Patricia,
llambmtr, via Plymouth ami Chcrbouig; I.i
CliampjKne, Havre, Qucenslown Arrived: Cam
pania, New York for l.lvnponl, Liverpool Ar
lived: (iermauic, New York. CheiboiiiK Ar.
riled: Vadeiland, JCw York for Autweip.
Ohlof Chilton Resigns.
Ily Kxcliudro Wlro from Tim Assochted l'res,
WiuliliiKlon, Jan. ft, Itobert K, Chilton, jr.,
dilct of tho consular biiieau of the department
of utate, has rcii;ued that officii voluntarily to
engage In private biisiucN?, Ho h.ti been fi
twenty-live, years coiaiccird with fbe ttule ile.
DEATHS OF A DAY,
liochc.tcr, v, Y Jan. 3.-Kton (ialiuha, a
descendant ot Jonas Cahuha, covcinor of Ver
mont, a rciolutloiuiy hero and urn of Klder
IHou (lalm-ha, u llapti.t clerwmau of national
tamo, U dead, aged bl yeaiN He was lorn In
the town of WhlLcihoruinih, lliis tlu'te. When u
young man ho moved to New York illy, ihei
in the early foitlc, In company wfth hU biother,
Klljali (ialutlu, and Jay t'nok, lie Mailed the
flut espies between Xew Yoik city und Phila
delphia, which ufteiwanli grew Inn. the Adami
KxprrM company, Mr. flalu.lu lud iralded In
Itocbmter tm'o nO.
l)oylcton. fa., Jan. S.J, Ferdinand Young,
a member of the llucka county bar anl t lull
man of tho llcmoeratlo county cotniultrr, died
ut 11 home; heie lodiy aged 33 jear. Ho w
bom in (icrmauy and leave a wife and three
email children. In SS be was prefect of Clurd
college, Philadelphia '
CONTEST STILL ON
BANDITS PUT TO FLIGHT.
Masked Robbers Wreck a Bank, but
Secure No Booty.
Dy l.'.xclmlvc Wire from 'Ilia Associated Prow.
Camden Point, Mo., Jnn. 3. Four
masked robbers entered the bank of
Camden Point find wrecked the vault
with dynamite early today. A. P.
Sarrhurst, nsslstniit cashier of the
bunk, nnd IL F. Rlxoy, a local mer
chant, returning from a country dance,
passed the bank Just as the explosion
occurred. Hastily arming themselves
with shot-guns ntut summoning a
smnll posse, they surrounded the bunk
nnd opened fire on tho robbers. .
' After iL fusllade lasting several
minutes, In which one of tho robbers
was shot In tho shoulder, the bandits
retreated from tho bank, rnn to the
railroad tracks nnd escaped on a hand
car. They secured no booty. Several
armed posses are searching for the
MUTINEERS ON TRIAL.
Five Who Escaped from Leaven
worth Prison Have a Hearing;.
By Exclusive Wire from The Associated Press.
Leavenworth, Kan., Jan. 3. The pre
liminary trial of ilvp ringleaders of the
Federal prison mutiny took Dlace in
the library of the prison, before United
States Commissioner Bond, this after
noon. Tho five leaders, Gulbert Mul
llns, Fred Robinson and Rob Clark,
were churned with murder in the llrst
degree for the killing of Guards J. B.
Wnldrupo. Various prison ofllclals tes
tified as to tho Incidents of tho out
break. The commissioner remanded the
three prisoners into, the warden's care,
to bo held to the United States grand
Tho examination of Frank Robinson
and Punier Harncs will be held tomor
Engineer, Firomnn nnd Two Brake
men Are Missing Cars
in tho River.
By Dtilu'hc Who from The Aviodatril Pick,
Altoonn. Pa., Jan. 3. At n.ia this
evening, train No. M cust-bouud, In
charrjc of Conductor S. h. Cowle, Kngl
neer James Winters und Fireman V.
Steele, ran into extra freight No. 400.
also cyist-buund tit "S(?' tower, five
miles west of Johnstown, -wrecking tho
engine and two cars of No. II and the
cabin and two curs of the freight.
Almost immediately, extra freight
No. S'J3, west-bound, manned by Engi
neer .Tallies Black and Fireman Wil
liam Paul, piled into the wreck. En
gine No. 893 and ten cars were tum
bled over into the Coneuiaugh river.
At midnight, Engineer Winters and
two brakemeu of tho east-bound
freight, names unknown, were taken
from the wreck and taken to the hos
pital. Engineer Ulack, Firemen Steele
niu' Paul and two brakomen or No,
Si)3 nre missing, und it is thought they
aro under tho wreck.
No. It carries no passengers, is made
up of mail and express cars. None of
tho express or mail men are injured.
The wreck wns caused by the oper
ator at "Nr." tower, allowing No. 14 to
puss his tower with a white block,
when the east-bound freight was on
tho same block and same track ahead
of him to Sheridan.
The wreck occurred on u sharp curve
and the engineer of tho passenger train
had no opportunity to stop his train
when ho caught sight of the Tear end
of the freight. Roth tho flagmen had
tlmo to get away from tho wreck be
fore tho west bound freight camo
around tho curve on the outside and
ploughed into tho wreckage which was
scattered over tho three tracks. It
had hardly struck when the engine and
10 cars went Into tho river and five
more cars were wrecked, Wreck crews
wero hurried to tho sceno nnd began
clearing up tho debris us rapidly as
possible und making every effort to
get the men out of tho wreck.
Tho first east bound train did not
reach the city until 2 o'clock this morn
ing on account of tho wreck. It was
followed rapidly by other trains that
had been caught behind tho wreck,
viz., eastern express, fust lino east,
composed of two sections und tho fa
mous Pittsburg llyer, thu ten-hour
New York train,
The crow of No. 11 are all from Pitts
burg while tho men on engine No. SU3
tiro reiilde-ntB of this city,
Engineer Rhick, of opglnu No. 893,
which Is now lyln' jn tho Coneniaugh
river, was found In his engine at 2.30
this morning, dead. It Is not known
whether ho wns killed ill the collision
or wns drowned after thu engine went
Into the river, .
At 3 o'clock the remuluder of tho men
wero still missing. The names of tho
injured are so far unobtainable.
Parisian Ftpo Dream.
Uy KudmJvc Who from The Aisoctited 1'feen.
I'arln, Jan. 3. The Courtier du Kolr publldica
another report thu eveiilmto tbe effect that the
United Statu l pavlnlne way for Interven
tion by the power in SoutU Africa.
Neither Price or McKinnon Secure
Votes Necessaru for Nom
ination as Speaker.
BALLOT TODAY THB
ONLY "SURE THING"
There Are Still Several Doubtful Re
publican Representatives Tho
Lieutenants of Dick and Cox Aro
Experiencing Difficulty in. Holding
Their Men in Line Guards Aro
Placed Over Some of Them Sen
tinels Are Placed About tho Hotels
to See That None of tho Represen
tatives Get Away or Mingle lritli'
Dy Inclusive Wire from The Associated Vrc6t.
Columbus, O., Jan. 3. The so-called
Foraker-Hanna contest over tho organ
ization or the Ohio legislature, closed
Its last day with neither Price or iMc
Kinnon assured of the necessary thirty
five votes for the Republican nomina
tion for speaker. Sacrifice hits on both
sides nre being made for all other
places to get votes for IMcKinnon nnd
Price, and tonight It Is conceded that
the ballot in cnucus tomorrow utter
noon is the only "sure thing."
While McKinnon und Prico aro claim
ing thirty-seven votes each, their man
agers, who keep books, arc. more con
servative. Congressman Dick, director
general for McKinnon, said:
"We gained two in tho declarations
of Hinckley, or Perry, and Fisher, of
Medina, today and we want a couple
The Price men concede McKinnon
only twenty-nine, but conservative
wntehet's, say each has thirty-three
sure and that cadi needs, nt least, twe
(ieorgo 15. Cox, manager for Price,
said tonight: ,
"Thero nre still evpi;:i,l, lmiht fill Re
publican representatives. Ae lieod' two
or three of them, and tho others four
While Dick, Cox and others are after
recruits, their lieutenants arc having
lively times in holding their men in
lino npd in guarding them in many In
stances. Members on both sides are
accompanied by friends wherever they
go, and oven to their meals and to bed.
There aro sentinels about tho hotels
and at the railroad station, to see tliut
none get away or Into strange com
pany. Representative Willis turned on
iris escort today and publicly de
nounced the "organized 'espionage on
Tried to Take Up New Man.
lie afterward attempted to start a
movement to drop both Price and JIo
Klnnon and take up a now man' for
speaker. While every possible effort
Is being made tonight to secure tho re
maining' few doubtful members. It la
evident that tho most untiring offortH
nre being made by both sides to hold
Dick and Cox remained nt their ho
tels today and called no whore. Whllo
many conferences at these various
quiirters aro being held tonight prepar
atory to the balloting tomorrow, all
report either to Dick or to Cox. Among
the congressmen .here in theso final
conferences aro Beldler, of Cloveland;
Tompkins, of Columbus; Kyle, of Troy;
and Dick of Akron. Several Republi
can congressmen as-' well as tho Ohio
senators are communicating with thq
leaders by long" distance telephone.
Congressman Dick today renewed
tho light in the senate for W. P. tilil,
of Cleveland for chief clerk nnd he
is working for the other places in tho
senate, although the contests in tho
senate nnd for minor places in tho
house aro almost lost In the efforts to
name the speaker.
While Foraker will have no opposi
tion for tho Republican nomination
for senator, tho names of Charles W.
Raker, of Cincinnati, nnd Judge A. W.
Patrick, or Now Philadelphia, will bi
presented for the Democratic nomina
tion for senntor, with tho odda In fav
or of Raker.
By Kxcluslvo Wire from Tho Associated Press. f,
UarrUburtr, Jan, 3. Charters were issued bj
the Mate department today to tho following cor.
poratlonsi Kteellon and New Cumberland tlrldire
company, llarrlsbunr; capital, 1,000! the
Parmer' and Mechanics' Tout company, Mercer;
ftiiiital. Mjl.tMOt Tho h'cranton Journal Publish-
lug company, Kcranlon; capital, 0,U00( Davles
Textile company, r'ranliiord; capital, ijUOO.wo.
Slundiul Connect lug ltort company, Heaver fall;
capital, !?.w,uou 1'ltUburir and llrady's lleml
Jijllroad company, to build wven miles of road
In Clarion, Armtiontr and Duller counties! capl,
tal, STO.neOi president, Kdward WIlUiw Dewey,
The Sympathy of Portugal.
Vy Kxilmlve Wire from The Associated Press.'
I.Ubou, Jan, 3, 'Ilia boiwo of peers adopt il
ii retnlutlon ej condolence today on tho dc'ilh of
ihc late Prctldcnt McKlnley.
J.ocal (lata for Jan, 3, 1003,
lllghm temperature ,,,,,,..,..,,,,,., 37 degrcei
I .oh tit tempoianiro ,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,., 12 degrecr
i ii. ii , ,.,...,.., ,.,,.41) percent.
, b p. m. ,....,, , 63 percent,
I'retlpltatlou, St hour ended 8 p. ru., trace.
-f -r t f ' -r 4 -r 4-
-f Washington; Jan, 3. Forecast for Sat -f
-f urday and .Sundays Kaatem peniuylvanlj, ill
fair, continued cold Saturday; aud Smuiay; -
-t- brUk to high northwest wiu.U Saturday, -
llowly dlmlntthtnc durfuff thediy.
t -f -f 1,