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Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1887, Cedar Rapids, Iowa VOL 183 CEDAR RAPIDS IOWA THURSDAY AUGUST PRICE 3 CENTS NEVER BEFORE HORRIBLE In the history of our business career have we been able to make such an offering as at present For one-third their value These goods were bought by our Mr Stern lor So cents on the dollar and we give our customers the benefit ol our bargains This is the secret of the Success of The Golden Eagle TONE CLOTHING HOUSE we claim that this is the largest and finest stock of suits ever shown in the 400 fine suits all sizes 20 different styles at worth from 20.00 to 25 00 a suit 500 fine suits all sizes 18 different styles at worth from 18.00 to 20.00 a suit 300 fine all wool suits 9 different styles at worth from 12.00 to One of the Most Awful and Heart-rending road Accidents Ever Hundred and Twenty Persons Killed Outright And One Hundred An Excursion Train on the Toledo Peoria Warsaw Railroad Composed of Nearly Twenty Cars Bound lor Niagara Falls Run Into a Burning Culvert and Went Down to Death About One O'clock This The Cars Fired But the Flames Extinguished of Those on Board From Peoria Burlington and Some of the Killed and Wounded Details of the YOUR CHOICE These are all odd pants and are really Worth from to ATTEND THIS GREAT SALE iK in our stock at ti reduced s o.o will discount cent besides live tunes the assortment to select from Eagle Mm mm CORNER FIRST AVE SECOND ST A sure and weather plaint Cholera the Bowels remedy for all diseases peculiar to hot Diarrhea Dysentery Summer Com- and all relaxed Conditions Acts as an Astringent without ducing Costiveness Flavored Palace Drug Store HOTEL THE Corner First and Fourth Street CEDAR RAPIDS Having purchased this popular house which has reputation as th best Hotel in the city it is oar to its popularity and make it the best the stately making additional improvements WM ANDERSON II BROS Cnl I the in parod to tion In iry Ulfi I buK t refer to tlic lowing prominent R f low City W C it Sue lumen J C MILNES CEDAK RAPIDS IOA 178 and 180 SECOND STREET CLOSING SALE Is nothing new in print but we mean it when we advertise Bargains in FINE SHOES for Ladies and Gentlemen Ail Summer goods at Sacrificing Prices It is impossible to enumerate the bargains we are now offering COME AND SEE US Chicago August is reported that nu excursion train oil the Toledo Warsaw railroad went through a bridge nt Chatsworth III lust night and one hundred were killed and injured BULLETIN Dispatches from it was au excursion train of fifteen care en rente to uu the Toledo Peoria i Warsaw railroad A relief train of 11 curs lias to the scene of the disaster Peoria A from the train left last night for Falls OB the Illinois Central the in- go by that roud as far on ChAlsworth and from thence by the way of the Toledo Peoria A Warsaw The change made in in Liv comity nnd soon afterward as the triiin Piper City n small town in Ford county ft bridge crossing tho million river way plunging the en- gine and several cars down a steep em- into the stream The oars fire from the lumps and n fearful On jt found nearly otio liun Ired sts were killed or The the Chicago A Alton passenger train which just arrived in Chi from where the Toledo Peoria A and Chicago i- Alton railways connect learned from out of the of the named road that the accident occurred near City a small station east of The excursion train while on the bridge near City came into collision with an- other train iu he opposite tion tbo excursion train were piled apon each other in sion and from the shock of the collision the bridge gave several oars were precipitated into the stream The con- ductor says tho killed numbered be- tween forty and fifty and that the injured are more than twice that number The accident occurred some time between mid night noil 4 o'clock this morning Information received at the Illinois tral offices in this city is that the train con- of two and sixteen A culvert had been burned away about two miles east of presumably by prairie tire and 1 this morning the engines and went over Tne agent at Chatsworth reports to general manager E P Jeffrey of the nil that over one hundred are killed and about a like number injured He can give no further particulars UK TDK Chatsworth 111 Ang Niagara Falls excursion train on the Toledo Pe orin Warsaw railway consisting of eev enteen coaches crowded with passengers from Peoria and points along the line wan wrecked two and a half miles east oi Chatsworth 111 by running into a burn ing culvert The two engines were com wrecked together with ten and a baggage car Engineer was killed the two firemen am tho other engineer escaping in jared tho engines being anil piled across and on of each other It is how any escaped as tho coaches and gines do not occupy over two car length of the track Rnd all on top of the roadbed ID one couch not a person escaped i another only lady have been taken ont up to this time an one hundred wounded are now in Chats worth in tho town hall etc At City there are a large nnm ber of wounded over fifty The dead ar estimated at one hundred The on caught fire but were pnt out by Rnd passengers A heavy rain sot i about two hoars after the wreck befo the wounded could be taken It ha been raining for two hours The Rre doing all they CSL for the wounded ACCOUNT Aug received by the op to 11 a in from the scene of the accident on the -AT- ARONSON'S REVOLUTION STORE T 1 ifc W railway confirms the report that fully one hundred are killed among whom are the Mrs and a babe belonging to Jao Meal of Peoria Among the injured are J E of Peoria slightly Mies Pearl Adams and Kitty Welch ribs broken Robert Zimmerman of Peoria badly hurt Miss May of badly Mrs Joseph Neal of Peoria leg broken E A of Peoria hort Wallace Robinson of Peoria and Mrs Grant of dangerously injured The details are meagre So far as known no one in the was THE ou board were the Miss Mary Morris William Mr and Mrs M W Regon Mrs P F Valentine Joe Neal wife and baby Edward E Putney and wife Mrs Rhema Frahm Miss Lizzie Jones Mrs W M Allen Mrs James Deal Mrs William Ball J E Adam Miss Jennie Oshaughnessy Miss Adam Webster Charles Edward ton and wife Miss Mary Mrs Joho Murphy Mr C S Dotty Mrs Garrotson Lewis E Rotterman G A Smith A N Morton and wife Robert Kennedy and wife J M Tennery and wife E F ker Miss Pearl Adams Mrs K J Welsh E Godel Robert Dankle and wife Elsie Pearl F D Mrs W A Mrs Walters Mrs H J Miss Miram Coon J W Grant Mrs M H Grant tho Todd Mies Mary Wright Miss tnh Wright Miss Belle Wright Miss Ella Miss Mina Graves Miss Minnie Rider C Harry C Davis aud wife Miss Nellie I Davis Henry W White Mrs T U and daughter Mrs F Lucas Mrs Geo H Hurra Mrs R K Wilber A T Will 0 Clark and wife Mr and Mrs Fred Block Miss Sophie Block E i Bennett Lewis Smith Miss Lizzie Wead Mrs Newton Woodson J L Cone Mr and Mrs 1 S Ely Mr and Mrs John Brnver Mr and Mrs Chris Klingel and daughter M IKS Emma Henry Dressel J F Myers H R Dimm Fred Busn Doral ler Dr 0 B Will and wife G N B L Misses G and T T B mother aod two sisters O E Rekly nnd and wife Ed Compton nnd wife Curl Schmidt E A Schmidt R M Rogers tho Hon J M G K Boasley Robt Zimmerman mother and wife Mrs and ter ate missing The two day coaches alone contained the Bert Bulor Farmington C Swank West Jersey Mrs Young West Jersey R F Am ton Frank Avy Mrs Kellogg mont Rodes David Crawford Fond du Lno Elmer Edward Crawford Fond du Lac Andrew Fond du Lnc Mrs H Bradford Herman berry G K West Mrs A J Blandin 1 J Hicks aud wife J Paul Zeiter L C Barlow J Bogert Mrs Ward F R ill and wife Mrs K Strand ami in Syracuse N V Trovillo zero Gale Alta Mrs K M Snedaker Ab J D Richard Ind S i reeso Wyoming M Wyoming Peoria Aug 11 A private dispatch Superintendent Armstrong of the Peoria Warsaw says one red and ten bodies so fnr been nt of the wreck nt Chatsworth HOME OF Tim KILLED Chicago Aug 11 Daily from Forest Illinois gives n few the killed ns Mrs C P Cross f Washington 111 Mrs May Lass r Blair Ed of thirteen roasted to death Joe of Peoria Jesse leek of Eureka and Mrs D of Chicago August from 111 it WHS wilu and excited throng which the Union depot in this The news of the wreck of the train of fifteen conches and wo entices spread like wild fire Four undred excursionists from on add places many of hem well known and highly respected central Illinois were aboard ill sorts of rumors were floating broad and the number killed was variously from six to one hundred The first regular left Peoria at all the stations along the line crowds of excited people had gathered to hear the latest from some wild rumors prevailed but nothing of nn authentic could be learned When the relief train reached its ion it was a AND brought to view Ten coaches had either gona through the bridge or were piled in a promiscuous heap crosswise and wise of the wreck THE AND OF TUE DYING AND WOUNDED ould be heard The bridge through which the cars went was n small one It had been on lire which caused it to weaken thus causing the accident No one has been taken from under the cars and not oven a sound can be heard from them It is feared that all are dead nnd the number killed is estimated at two hundred The wounded BO far number one handred and fifty MUllE OF THE Chicago Aug Forest 111 special gives tho following among those Ed McClintock o engineer of No 7 a BOB of Ezra Meek of Eureka Miss Mary Laws Arthur Malarthy Eureka James Blain Eureka Mrs Dr Ducat Forest wife of a traveling man of Godel father and son Stevenson and two daughters Capt Dahlke Mrs Jns Deal Mrs William Allen Mrs Wm Bali Susie Ball Miss Pearl Adams William Regan Mr French Rhema Mrs Mrs and daughter Mrs Zimmerman Fred and daughter Pearl of orta Mrs Kate Cress Washington Cora Smith Peoria fatally injured utterly im possible to get well All the bodies been recovered and cambered to seventy and are at Chatsworth and Piper City Everything is in the wildest condition Many are mangled beyond recognition TDK PEOPLE Burlington Aug following nr the parties from W L W I and wife Harry Lawrence Carter Dr Hasen and wife of Mr Stoddard of Denmark Mr Gregg and ten others The train consisted of two engines ten couches two of them chair care flv sleepers and Superintendent special car and baggage oare The firs engine went over all right the second went down and two coaches wont down to the bottom Everybody in the first oar perished In the second oar they fared and the balance wore badly shook np Telegrams have been received from Carter aud Lawrence which say they were badly shook np and will be home tonight A special tram arrived in Peoria with the remains of 110 people Particulars are to obtain lown Aug lington excursionists were W H and wife W L Linden Mra M E Johnaton and son Otis M H Davis and wife Harry Lawrence Charles Carter John Austin Burns Mrs and child West Point Dr and wife Fort Madison Lawrence and Carter were slightly injured aud Dr Hazen and wife are reported as killed Dublin Blaine visited yesterday and inspected various places of intercut After leaving his card at the residence o Piatt United States consul he returned to Cork without ing been recognized Kirc Aug A bush fire covering ft tract between three nnd four miles huh been raging on the Indian vation about three miles from here for the last few destroying everything ic its way It is reported that two Indians several honses and able stock burned The air in this village it- dense with Vienna Aug 11 Prince Ferdinand of who is on his way to to thu Bulgarian throne sent a note to tho powers yesterday stating his for starting to Bulgaria without their consent was that he wus convinced to his acceptance of the throne was not duo to any objection of him personally but was di- solely to the manner of his ion I Co New York Aug The firm of Henry S just suspended Intense ex- Liabilities are estimated nt with slightly iu excess of that to Clinton Iowa Aug A splendid rain fell lull night There will some wind hut no was done uf tlm Latter Day was struck by and injured tin Aug Seven against Judge Ney ordered rary tiled morning thus the issuance of writs The claims tha injunction is in force nod to prosecute for contempt of court A SLEEPLESS NIGHT The of Last Nig Noted of tile Uone Ktc The of last night was a God send sure From tho B C R A N offices we find that it was general all over the north and west of Iowa and rained in torrents in some places The wires on the Clinton division were badly riddled by the ning and in the Clinton offices they were out entirely The rain came in time not only to do the patched ground good but it has been a live against a great loss of property by fire The timber ou the bridges along tho roads were so dry that the least spark would fire them nnd on the Burlington road last night on tho division before the rain a culvert of ty or thirty feet was in this way destroyed The railroads have been compelled to watch very closely all their as well as to fires along the line and though a few bridges may have been washed ont in some places a-i was the case iu Illinois on tho Central yet the amount of good done by tho rain more than counterbalance the washouts the ruin laet night was rible hot We have heard a number of people remark that they slept less last night than any other of the season one scooting about at a late hoar could see the effect of the heat Feet and other portions of the anatomy protruded from windows hammocks were used and mosquito bars for covering babies cried aud the were chuck foil of fuuity The storm did not do any damage this as yet heard from The lightning was vivid and the wind threatened a cyclone bnt for- passed around the city OLMSTED'S ll Brooklyn Aug A fira destroyed King's new opera house n of no insurance other buildings also ing H totfil loss of Win was killed by a falling building and Warren Martin run over by n tire engine and fatally hart Hull At U Philadelphia At Detroit 4 Washington S At 7 Boston 2 At Bull Baltimore ii fi At Athletic 10 At St St Lonis 11 4 At Louisville Louisville 4 At Indiao- ulH 10 New 7 Hull to j Ireston Iowa August The oK defeated tho here ten to Tim gumu came near ing ill a row in the ninth score when the six TUL and tho pitcher clapped tho man for him off the homo plate while ning in Iowa Rain fell throughout the whole of Iowa it cleared np after about two inches of nun had fallen at 1 Corn and grain and pastorage are greatly helped by it nnd better navigation in ex- in the river A Tulf to Tho Evening 1 Den Aug C W of thio city defeated 0 C Williams of onri Valley lown here thin morning a of a hundred live otn for the of America he U2 An Aug a ramp who assaulted Miss Conger at Leon nn pursued by a party of armed men for wo days He was captured near ity and lynched after the rime Three hundred men were engaged the chase Thin in the third of within a short time to Tho Gazette 1 Aug 11 bonnes were truck by lightning laet night and slightly A and two at and a barn at Earlville were also Alexander denies the in tho press that be received an invitation 0 escort Oov to tho hia centennial before the Greyn Invited President Cleveland has been extended invitation by over twelve hundred citizens to visit Cedar Rapids on his trip in tbe great west The At an informal meeting at the office of Alex Charles preliminary were taken to invite President Cleveland to mako Cedar one of tho stopping points in the went The time being is no time to make any elaborate in- The following telegram was for- warded last Col D ci Lament Private Tho people of Iowa desiring to convince President Cleveland that is en- by but a small portion of the ple of Iowa beg to ask that he make one stop on soil and at a central point so that all our people may pay their respects Cedar Rapids being on the moat direct line the great western cities of St Louis BSo Oily Chicago St Paul and lis where we understand he intends ting wo ask that yon do not iix the route definitely until you receive the invitation of our people mailed you tonight and in advance wo pledge President Cleveland and wife as loyal and royal a reception at Cedar Rapids iis those given them by any city in the land A LEV chairman This morning the following invitation wim signed by every business man in the it To his Cleveland President U S A a to become better acquainted with the chief of iho and desiring to do honor to its representative as well as the iden of our American institutions and form of government tho undersigned citizens and busmefis men of the city ot Cedar Rapids Iowa hereby ex- tend a hearty and cordial invitation to make this city one of your stopping places on yoor proposed route through this western country Wo extend the tation feeling that our city aud are of such commercial importance and is pervaded by such general aud intelligent as to enlist your honest At noon there were at least seven hundred bonafide signatures and tonight it will be mailed with at least twelve hundred natures Will he Of course he will The The report of the visiting committee to the insane hospital snys the Des reached the Governor yesterday Bud a hasty perusal shows it to be one of the most meritorious of this nial The judges it was written by Dr McClelland of Cedar Rapids a au newspaper man which explains its ex- style What appears to be the lead- ing recommendation is a plea for the chase of more land at both Mt Pleasant aud Independence The visiting tee ou this head elaborate vury fully holding that outdoor occupation for is a valuable adjunct to the treatment as tending to keep tho mind equable while keeping up a fine physical condition Work rooms for female nro also urged and for ing reasons Much of tho new landa should be woods and more lower beds pianos and billiard tables are called for as well as large chapels and amusement rooms Regarding complaints made by patients aud their friends the visitors declare that they have taken all to ascertain the exact management at both hospitals and assert positively that no real ground for complaint There are occasional cases of on the part jof attendants often tried and voked by the patients themselves but whon these are detected prompt dismissal follows The visitors believe that if better wages could be offered for a better and kinder and more tactful service could be secured and thus reduce all cause for complaint to a minimum Tho committee stigmatized the usual deception practiced on patients at com- as very wrong and think patients should have a right to a jury at trial if they so elect Insane convicts should be separated from the other patients Has Commenced cut clear to the bone and sell them is the word We will not carry any Summer Stock over if almost giving it away will clear our counters Thin Suits mer Coats and Vests thin Underwear light colored and Straw Hats All kinds of Furnishing Goods we are offering at prices that make every article a bargain Stock must be closed preparatory to arrival of FALL F C OLMSTED NOS n 21 Water Coolers and Filters Lemonade Tumblers Soda Tumblers Ale Tumblers Shakers Strainers Straws T Z COOK LAURANCE 42 First Avenue WHITNEY'S DRY GOODS A Few Days More of the Great Clearing of Summer Goods Dick died at tho insane asylum at Independence this morning His body will be sent homo to-night Mort Carpenter was struck by lightning last night and badly stunned The weather variable slightly cooler iu the southern portion light rise D temperature followed by filling in tho northern portion Iowa fair northerly variable slight changes in the temperature fair weather winds generally light and cooler tomorrow ing followed by rising temperature Paving be begun neit monday Smith the contractor in in the city to-day and tho blocks kettles and other materials are on hand They will begin the work on and Tenth streets A woman on Sonth Eight street gave birth to an illegitimate child night The were eo aa to demand an investigation by Coroner ranoe He found that tho baby had died at four o'clock but no attempt at tion had been made A pail of borrowed gasoline was re- this morning to Mrs Tomer on H avenue West Mistaking it for water olio poured it into a tea kettle and a portion running down on the stove and burned her quite severely as well as some of the kitchen The alarm waa turned in and tho fire soon extinguished DAILY CHICAGO Aug 11 I p m than opening cash September 69 October September Octo- ber 1 Fl 10 bor 67 LIVE bend other 4 60 light Softs 10 packing W TOtM tor Rood to choice H 75 common weak cows tl 50 II 00 PRICE NO MUST HAVE THE ROOM New Fall Dress Goods Now Arriving Look Out For Bargains LOUIS ADR October canh September S Mine tober 05 1 15 25 ta Milwaukee MILWAUKEE caab September Steady Firm Barle at Me 57 59 First Avenue
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