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   Alton Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - September 22, 1890, Alton, Illinois                                ALTON UAILY VOLUME MONDAY 8EPTEMJBE11 The Ever POPULAR Sheet Solo CHOICE SELECTIONS ARUANOKO FO BES AND FOK THK USE OV TEACH ERS OF PIANO AND Chopstlck JNy Away Gertrude Dream Impatience Banjo In the Moment Playful Russian Grand Star of Affection Bhovterot Hoses Wreath THE The Stepping by Sidney VOCAL AND INSTRUMENTAL IOC a OUR SPECIAL TERMS 10c Per 25c for 3 50o for 7 Copies for 15 Catalogue FREE on Applica or Mailed FltEE to any Third and Piasa III Ready Mixed Paints 1 Oils AGENTS FOR THB 8t Louis Varnish Fine VARNISHES and rter Oak iStom and Ranp Black Diamond and Asbestos Building and Sheet ing Lift and Spraying New Home and White Sewiug Machines Agents for the Fan FINE LINE Soothe Best ftOAD CART in the World for J01 Hardware and Farm Machinery Gathering in the the Victims by Aw Inmenielr popular because thor arc strictly and till only medium In An the best In tho mid have led all otbon or The people are bound to huvo the and will have uoue but Onr prices Are the lowest and terms either time or as ens Cull and see or oend for Cuta and fuU FRIGHTFUL WRECK ON THE Tho Cannon Mali While Bnn ttlngAt Lightning Uufthci Into a Number of Coiil Oars and Then IliiriKtiH an Embankment Into a Creek Thirty Keot lielow Terrible Scenes of Work ot vi a station on tho Reading railroad flflecn miles north of this wo the snene of ft terrible railroad wreck lit Friday The illfated is 8 better known a the Can non Ball which leaves Philadelphia at 4 oclock In the It left on time Friday at but was sev eral minutes late leaving the outer station here owing to the large crowds who were returning home from the Berks County fair and who had gathered at that station to take the Several extra cars had to be added to the already filled and a delay of fifteen minutes WRS When the train Was once beyond the num erous uido about a mile north of tho city the engineer began making up the lost time and tn a few seconds the train was running at lightning A Heartrending Suddenly there was a a rumbling of the passenger coaches over tho and down went the bag and parlor cars and the passenger coaches into the creek which borders the road at time The sight wns a heartrending The escaping iteam from the locomotive added to the and but for the baggage and ex press cars which preceded the passenger conches hundreds would have been liter ally cooked The clash was heard or a great distance and hundreds of poo le from the village and the surrounding country were soon at the scene of the The accident was caused by a lumber of wrecked coal cars which hoc men thrown in the way of the passenger Cause of the This first wreck was caused by a colls on between a freight and coal The coal train had pulled post he station at gotug and was unning at a moderate of her rain having torn when suddenly a reight which followed came thundering around a and beCoro tho engineer ould stop his train it chished Into the ear of the coal train and threw a number f loaded coal cars across the north bound The Cannon express was then tie and before the danger signal could be lven it came in sight Engineer John Vhite did all he could to avoid the uccl but without and when the en Ine struck the wrecked coal cars it left he carried the cars as above mentioned down a steep embankment aud jrcoipitoted them into the creek thirty eet There followed an awful Women children nd men Willing hands lit once it to and within a short time ilrty injured had been removed and sov orul killed were also taken Awful Horrors Tho full realization of the indescribable horrors of the wreck were more fully re vealed at day light Saturday The engine lay in four and a half feet of water with the body of the John still pinned beneath it The en gine is battered out of shape and its ma chinery bent and twisted like a The mail cars and passenger coaches lie in the succession in which they left the the timbers broken and the oars pinning the unresolved victims in a death embrace at the bot tom of the The distance from the point where the engine left the tracks going down the steep twentyfoot em bankment and then dashing over the rocky bed of tho is fully 160 showing that the train at the time of the accident must have been going at u terrific Twenty The work of searching for bodies was carried on without cessation throughout the A large number had been taken out by 8 oclock Saturday I The of bodies recovered nowfoot up body of George general counsel for the Raiding was taken out of a wrecked parlor en early Saturday It wits almas uu The scene at the wreck is a ghastly A long row of dead lay along the bunks of the river which in creastB ns another body is recovered frou the There Is a large force work butH trill be difficult to move the heavy Thousands have flecked to th scene of the disaster and Ihoir aid though kindly proffered Is of little service where experienced men are A LUt of tho The identified dead taken from the wreck are John Cressou moil Pottsville John Pottsvillu James Temp Pottsville Reading Harry stone PottHtown Joseph chief Maliony City Solomau aged Pottsville Edward aged PoUsvllle George aged Pottsvllle Harry conductor of express John Philadelphia Pottsvlllo Freder huHhund of the above Joseph Bails Philadelphia Phuanixville Philadelphia and Reading engineer Michael Mahonoy City Frank Mahonoy A fulfil vmck on the Vulley rail road Thursday a few miles from this A northbound train jumped the Thuro wore eight or ninif passengers Frank one of the shingle mill was His body was embalmed mil forwarded to his home in i i izen others wore but MISCELLANEOUS OflMillne Mild it tor Lowrey and Brakorimn of tho Chiciijo A at Veiico Friday were endeavoring to rid their caboose of vermin by usmi The gasoline caught fire from a cigar In the mouth of one of the an explosion followed and Lowrey was fatally burned and Brockmlller very critically burned about the Pomona LITTLE Word received Friday of the drowning near of six Two families named Foreman and en route for Indian cnmpjd for the night on the bank of a stream near A storm swelling the stream to unusual dimensions and ingulfing the Four women and two children Natural Gas Catches Another of was killed Friday by an explosion of natural gas while clean ing n cistern at his The cistern had filled with gas and was exploded by a Statue to His Memory Unveiled ed in New ELOQUENT ADDRESS BY Ho Fayn a Fitting tribute of Unspent to the Founder of The New York Tribune of n Prominent Lnvryer Who it Denomulnnt of Dean mil CUtiaral New nt New NKW Tho statue of Horace at tho entrance to Tho Tribune was unveiled Sitnrday Bt 11 John liny prcMdid nt tho These were opened with prayer by Bitmop Thenthu chair ESTEY 233 State Louia 910 918 Olive Another Kutul Anek tra train on tbu lOrlu Htopped at tho Summit JuHt west of to allow tho WellsFiirijo expruuK to pans Biittirdity it In guppODud that the flagman and trainmen lu the oabuone of the freight train were all having neglected to out a The result wan the ox prew tralu OH It ronodud tbu orirvo diwhod Into the rear of the freight train before It could be run Into the Thu ca boose wax crushed and thu OharlcH and thu Will iam wuro liiiliuitly killed and their liodloi badly Two John Miller and Frank were Miller bud both tega broken find miffured Interual and llegoroau wait Imdly bruUed about A Michigan Tltneft 1lnu U Hpuolal myts FROM NEW YORK TO An Air Una llullwuy To He llullt Be tiveuii Iho Two fi gantiu railroad sciieine la made public by The a very conservative newspa is nothing more uor less than an air linu from New York to The licrnrd snys Knglish capitalists are at the of aud also several American xuch as Riissel Sidney Joel llayden and Jlmiiiiw Holland Trust The now ronrt will not parallel other but will run through an unoccupied belt of It will be 158 miles shorter i him any other TUB road will ut Jersey rui fifty milei thiiingh cross tho Delaware nnil into the heart of the anthracite re Hion of It will cross and rxuhango with sixty In cluding the Baltimore and 0 PHU Fort and and Lukj Erie and West and Jjouia and Kansas Terrible Ktporlmico of n wan during in the woods since Tuesday morn ing the 8yi arold boy of fioorge Weaver was found in a swamp not more than thrso miles from his home by William Coons and Ezra VanDuzsn while hunt ing When discovered the child was playing contentedly in the mud and and apparently will be none the worse for his He was still accompanied by his pet which at tacked tho men as they picked up the little Word was immediately passed by signal to the searching composed of 800 All are sur prised at the childs recovery alive after his exposure in scanty attire in the se vere rain storm for nearly four Titkua Nelson the new commander of the depart ment if the United States arrived Saturday morning and settled down to work in a very unostenta lions A party of officers from Williams and Corbin among the mot the gen eral at the Wisconsin Central depot and escorted him to his hotel where he held an informal levee during the early Accompanying Miles were his three Eli First Charles Gate and First all of whom have won considerable Not Looking lur The offl cora of the Illinois Miners located n this were considerably surprised o learn from this papers that 1atrick McHrldo was on his way to Springnnld for the purpose of inaugurating a They know nothing of his com He uot arrived lure and neither is hu the national has beou but has uot yet and it Is not known that he The reporls received from all parto of the state by Si ale Secretary Howells are such as to justify the belief that t hero will bo no trouble upon the uf Thu IMIli of till MURlMliipl Irnpor hictioii of the new constitution for thOMato has been Hy it the convention expects to reduce tho negro vntc Hnlllelrntly to bo It provide that one qualification for a voter shall lie i hat he dluill bo able to read any mclion of the constitution of this stale or he shall boalito to undfrxland thu samo when read to or five a reasonable In terpretation Anoihnr section adopted provides a senate of and a hoiine of which by ingenious gerrymandering are made to Insure the whites a uiajorliy in both Tho Famous Soft CO at five iiilnutttM notice in Burns to a Clear Gray Ciink eis or Best Soft Coul in the THE man introduced Chauncey who delivered an at the close ot which the statue was unveiled by Miss Cappas band played America ivnd Bishop Potter pronounced the bene Depows Depew in the course of a long and eloquent address Horace Grceley is our best typo of tho selfmade man and of the career possible under American He was far above the popular which only to an appreciation of the acqusitlon of Ho was very poor in his youth and never but his poverty was of a kind peculiar to our It neither degrade nor It accustoms to selfsacrifice it educates to fertility of resource It spurs to ambition it sternly enforces the rule of the t urvlval of the fit It has been the parent of a majority Df the presidents of the United Slates and of all our of and of Electrified the The time betwiun when Horace RreelyIn a way influcnc il ami wlnn ho wlli til ways remain reinarkiihlu for the inngiil tidoof the wah wliicli it inherits 1 oiiyinatiMl anil Httlod questions of importance not only to the United but to the was preemlnenily a periodo revolution aud Grtwlu died at the clone of of the mom p s donate and envenomed of president in He had elect rifled the countrj iy a series of campaign Kpeeciirs in equaled for ntn Imd heqn a fmn iler and spirit the clouds ware a ul IHH coun trymeii saw their gain in his tlicit loss in hl tlut The Btatue IK n eoliidjil one of It represents Griiliy nlctectarul look iiiK tin if his alien jiiMt Iwn ilU IrAetcd from the The Tribune which he In hln crec the statue would lu iirnrly nleven fiset A plain handsome block of durk polished granite fornM ihobiMe Its only liiMcrlption is ilorncp Founder of The New York Trib piy The weight of tlie iialwut Jl UK pounds and tho ios to Tiie irlbnnelK something lika Soniptor Ward spent eighteen months on the OTHER NEW YORK A SiiiAttMimfil Article nefleot NEW Mull and Express n nnsnilonal article which it Powderlyrt Alleged Scheme to Rob KnlgliUi of Tim article as Herts that a secret red letter dispatch sent by tho executive board last Augtist for funds to aid tho was very ob noxious tc tho OHpeclally in H IH nald that It IN generally helievod that a dollar of these sub scriptions will bu devoted to Ilia relief at striken on the New York and equally as strongly and generally sus pected that the caah will bo utilized as a windfall to relievo Powderly and his comrades from financial Ktrails and ena ble them to rig tho next general assembly in their own HARD COAL In all sizrm Deliver 1 at I owes Market IriceW Quality GUY BEFORE THE 8 Mr 310 Belle si WnK H DuHviiiil nut of Unnii 8 iv I NEW Frederick for many yiarM mi uiiiliunt litvvyer died Suturday of heart full HKcd Ho a Knidnale of Yule tolluKu Haiuo as Ohniincoy He wiw n man of lirilliiint tulent and wan aiming lawyorx having DO Htipvrlor in vertiilli branclios of tint iKiinliy cjiucliniiH of run untnte and land H was formerly counsel of Urn Adunis Kxprnim oompany and enjoyeil an of lliu family uonneutloiH were of the high nnil he WIIH a llninl descendnut of Dean To our friends would say we are now prepared to put pair old Satisfaction in every ease inurantoM naces always on PITTS 315 BJSLJUS FABRICS WORCESTEKS 1 make up In the v ry but Good lien 1 defy tillwuuldlio Mildly ITS That our s the MOST OOMPLBTB sver Drought We can show you Something New as often as you call In to Rag or Body Art Jlio 1 lr lit llio IH olllcliilly Unit it will cost to ruptilr tho por tlons ut tlio Alliiimtirii wlilcli wore Oiim mjed liy Ihu reBunt ililn coat covom lliu pa tvhlng up of Uio Htruuluro so Hint It will not proHimt nppunrunuu of a NooMilnitlu of Urn uoxt of roUur wluit IIIIH Uen diHtroycd for tliu 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the Htrlko of the gold to tho MeKlnliy which for uu liirriinKii of duty on gold leaf of 8818 pur Aiiiillinr Itlliiu ex plonlon of gai In the Murray dliufl of ha and Coal oumpiiuy at noon Saturday out the mine on lire ana It Until IM ward has been taken out fatally burned and there are uttll our other raeu lo the miuo whote weuo Iti Dado or Lace or Fur Smyrna Oil Wire and Cocoa Ladies like to see the Newest and Finest in House Easiest way to see them is to Call frequently at our fitablifhHHMtti whether you wish to buy or HOWELL FALL SHIT I AM NOW UISADV TO PUIINISII KVKUV MAN IV ALTON WITH A SUPERIOK3UIT OF MA IMS FlOAl UUJT1IS KSlKOULLT VOifrj OUT IK T1110 MOST BfVUSH Feirfeot AND At Figures thut a will Please Mordfa   

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