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   Reno Evening Gazette (Newspaper) - November 27, 1905, Reno, Nevada                               RENO EVENING QAZ VOL. LXX. KENO EVENING GAZETTE, RENO, NEVADA, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1905. No. 116 SCORE OF LIVES LOST IN A TRAIN WRECK TRAGIC- MUTINY ENDS IN DEATH Soldier Refuses to Salute Officer and Is Killed OFFICERS. SLAUGHTERED Hueaiafl PriMMfls Returns nf FMID AM in Hhjn State of tneub- and Are Held Under StrtA VLADIVOBTOK. Russian srlsoaers Mov returning here Japan uro In such a state of mu- tiny because It IB Impossible Immed- iately to aHlp them bacK to Russia tsat became necessary to form a where they are held under gsard. On Satwday there was a tragic up- rising at the camp OB Cape Chauknin, Where a, thousand prisoners from POTT Arthur are confined A drunken soldier who refuted to salute an officer wns subiud on the comrades lushed at the officer who escaped to the officers elub wheit he wan Joined by four other ottlctrs Tlie> (til miuit 11 haul tight toi their with ievolvc.ru against the Infur- iated men but before the arrival of a squ.idiou of Cossuika which h id bctn hnotlly summoned by telephone thiec of the offlctia wcie killed mil one was trirlbly beaten About twenty men wtrc uounUetl In the stiuggle kllltd or KEPT BODY OF DEAD DAUGHTER Death of Old Woman Re- veals a Ghastly Secret Trains on Boston Maine Collide and Many Deaths Result CORPSE HIDDEN IN BOX Mottiw Refutes to Part WHh of Child, and Twenty-Mvan She Had Remains in Her House, WOMAN LO0 ANOIiLMS, Nev death of lira Llora Thompson, an aged and eccentric woman, has revealed a ghast- ly secret In her little cottage on Boyle Heights In a store room of cottage, covered with rubbish, found a hermeti- cally sealed box containing the corpse of her daughter, who died twenty-sev- en years ago. The box Is but three feet long and the body of the young woman had been dismembered The following inscription was en- ifraved on a sliver plait -und nailed on tho box. "Lloru L Thompson lied December 16 1877 Agon 27 veaiv 2 months 1 The box was opened bj in under- take! and a dlslnteiment ccitlflcate signet by F R Boutell undeitakei Amlieist Mass Nov 7 1SS1 found Tin h id been dislntri red for shipment to Locli California but was brought to Los Angeles b> Mis> Thompson, when she settled here twpn- t> yenis ago and had been kept in her tottagr whert she lived all xlono PLEADllLTY j LIVCOLN, Mais Nev 27 [eaily moraine H'lts of the clear! and in- jured indicate thai nineteen persons ost heir Ifres In the rear and col- lision at Baltei bridge station on the main the Fitckbnrg division of the Boston ft Maine ntilnmd last niRht Twenty ftre pel weie nsore or less seriounly Injured and SUB- tained cuto and biulfws Traeka Cleared. The tmcks -were not clear on the wreckage until today although the I oastbound track wae fieed of debris during the and ft number of trains were transferred around the early in the day. The Montreal express which left Boston at 7 last night and crash- ed into the Marlboio branch accom- modation train resumed Its Journey at S a. m President Tuttle of the Boston Jb Maine railroad stated that hod been luiued to Instltlte a searching in- quiry He Bald "I cannot understand how such a frleghtful accident oould have happen- ed unless the signals were in wav misunderstood Met Death Instantly The ti Un had entered a deep cut ifter pishing undei tht bridge and the leir cat hid just cleat 3d the stiucture Mh til the lit Montreal express, con- sisting of nirip cats and two locorno- tires crashed into the rear The iss- past was terrific aad probably the most of those death abwost Work of the OH the tram assisted the work of rtacue The glare of the burning wreck lighted the awful scene abore the hiss of escaping and the crackling of the flames arose the chrieks and groans of the tic time and the of the res- cuers. Several passemgeis In the rear car of the Uarlboro train were caught In the ruins of the locomotive and coach and the flames prevented help from reaching them. Pullman Used ae Hoepital. The Pullman car of the express was used as a temporary hospital. Two of ths victims, little Anna Htll- bridge and a man, died In this car. As the flames from the burning wreck- agre-dled down bonfires were lighted to assist the surgeons and the rescuers. Many of the Injured were carried to the nearest dwelling houses and the little station house tl W a special train which h.wi bronchi a dozen surgeons with stietchfis xnd other appliances from Boston returned with thirteen bodies of tlie dead and fourteen o' the most IPI lously injured The living were taken to the Mass- if husptts general hospital MUST HANG United States Supreme. Two Court Affirms Decision EXECUTION DECEMBER 8 TO CRIME Young Men Admit Having Been Im- plicated SUIT CASE TRAGEDY Gate of Woman Who Killed Her Hus- band Has Been Decided by the High. eit Tribunal In the Land, and the Rope Waits. (WASHINGTON, Nov su- preme court of the United States to- day tiff limed the decision of the Un- ited States district court of Vermont In the case of Mis. Mary Mabel Ro- gers, who Is under sentence of death in Vermont for the murder of her husband. The effect ot the decision will be to again place the responsibility of dealing with tho case In the hands of the state authorities and If In the meantime neither the governor nor the state courts take action In Mrs. Ro- gers' behalf, her excutlon must occur on the day set, which Is December 8th next. The court held, In effect, that H was without Jurisdiction In all the points raised, Does Not Consider Sex. In his opinion Justice Day laid no stress upon the sex of Mrs. Rogers, but dealt wit hthc case upon purely le- gal grounds. Reultlng proceedings In the case he took up the various contentions made In the behalf, holding each In turn to ba Ineffective. On the point that Mrs. Rogers had been held In solitary confinement for more than three months be said the record does' not show tbat sbe to so held though admittedly held in close confinement. This course was, be said, within thr rights of the state and could not be need as ground for Interference by the federal court. also said that the state supreme court could not he required to fix a time for execution, that whether the state supreme court should sit In Ben- nlngten county Is a matter of state. practice only and also that there Is no merit ta the contention that fixing a SPAPLRl Dr. McLeod, Who n Charged With Having Performed Criminal Opera- tion Resulting in Girl's Death, Says He is Not Guilty. BOSTON Ci awfoid and Wm. 27 E Howard W WIFE DOES NOT CENSURE HER DESERTING HUSBAND Has Pity for Man Who Forged Her Name to Checks and Lost Honey Over Gaining Tables SAY RUMOR IS ABSURDITY Foreign Members of Con- sulting Engineers Go Home yjAVE FIOHT W__ i f Governor Davis Assaulted by Former Congressman Oinsmore WILL CONVENE AGAIN REVOLVERS WERE DRAWN Story Thai They Have Changed Minds Regarding Sea Level Canal, After Studying Subject for is Said to be Folly. WASHINGTON, Nov. 27 foreign delegates to the board ot con- culling engineers of the Isthmian can- al commlsekm left for New York to- day and will Boon said for their homes. They will meet again In Brussels during the first days of next January. General Davis will go to that city as representative of the American members of the board and will take with him documents Mhlch are not yet drawn up and-which then will have to be signec; by the foreign delegates Speaking of published stories that they had reconsidered their flist vote, one of the miclo the fol- lowing statement Whatever we have ha-d to s ly will bo found in the report which will shoitly be in the hands of the presi- dent Th it we should rhange oui vote on a sublet which foi three months we had siven the closest 
                            

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