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Olean Democrat, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1890, Olean, New York TO 8 The Olean Democrat. VOL. XI. OLEAN, CATTARAUGUS CO. NEW YORK, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1890. NO. AN FATAL CARELESSNESS. EXPRESS TRAJN CRASHES INTO A TRAIN CF THROUGH A BURNING TRESTLE. Terrible Accident, on the Fireman Roristeil Alive. OMAHA, Xeb.. Sept. train No. 97 on the Wabas-h from St. L mis. due at Council P.luffs yesterday morning at 5 o'clock, wrecked ;-.t o'clock jvs-t r. day morning by goin.ir through a burning trestle, fifty feet about ten miles southeast of this city. Twelve cars loaded with tinware, hardware and other mer- chandise, one tank car of tar and two cars of beer were totally d'-strojvd. Six cars were saved. Martyi Kskrede. the enirineer, and Joseph Burke, the of Stanbury, Mo., were killed. b- was crushed to death under his engine and was burned to a handful of ashes and of bone. Burke was pinned down by a truck, c'mml with tar from the tank and lit T- ally roasted before 1 is horrifie-1 com- rade." who were unab'e to exirica e and the attempt. The head brakeman, H. G. Will- iamson. Macon, Mo was thrown two cars and struck on the engine, from which he relfvinled in'o the He re- ceivi-u injr.ries from which be die! in two hours The butninjr of the was pmbal 3y to a spark an e-irli-r train, ihoujzh ar" ino.inrd it the work of an inwnd'ary. Fatal on Baltimore and Ohio. F. pa. Sr-pt. of the frHfrht wreck1- the of the 1'illO-iurt; of the Baltimore and happened Tnorning at -rition, tTTfivr of Ericrireer James killed and Fireman Harry Cyphers probably fatally injured. Three other trainmnn wt re in- jured ___ _____ RAILROADERS ON A JAUNT. Male? Ic oft-- 3 Of (rf Dr rs' t. Ticket of IVak. 32.-Afvr the ArnericrtTi A .--fa.-er and Ticket attended a Four Persons Killvd, Tvrj Fatally In- jured and Five Scrionsiy Wounded. The IJtirlincrton Express Kuns Into the End of a Tniin Bearing a Happy Crovrd Returning from a most a Ilopetitioii of Horror. CHICAGO, Sept. dead, two dying and five seriously wounded was the result of somebody's can-lrs-noss at Douglass Park station la-t evening. Shortly after T p. m. a train o' th-3 Central railroad stopped tKeiKe avenue. It the last of four sections which v.-ere taking home a crowd of who had gone out to Addison to e-.joy ihem- selve-. At Clyde the tr.'.in shunted onto the Burling'on trccks. and at Doug- Park station it stoprje 1. As i backed toward the we--r the Downer Grove ex- press of the Burlington road cania tuun- dering along, and before brakes could be set or an aifirm given, thepilot of the Bur- lington engine went crashing into the rear end of tlia picnic train. The s-condcar was a light suburban on 3. The one behind and the one ahead of it were regular pas- senger coaches a great deal heavier. A Complete Telescope. When the Burlington train struck the rear coach of the train it rose from its trucks and plowed over the tinder box in its way. For ten feet it was a complete telescope, "he heavier coach behind cut down the light one in front a3 though it was an egg shell, and the human beings in its way were crushed to death or cruelly injured. Four persons were killed in- stantly and seven others injured, two of whom will die. Many others were slightly hurt, and all aboard the picnic train and the Burlington passengers were thrown from, their seats and severely shaken. Following is the list of killed and injured: Killed. Lilly Dinnier, aged 9. Martha Dinnier, aged 2 years, a sister of Lilly. Two unknown men, one apparently about 18, and the other 23 years of age. Fatally TVotmded. Minnie Pilgrim, aged 22 years, both legs broken, and some internal injuries. Otto 18 years.badly injured, not expected to live. Injured. Louis Torpey, leg broken. Albert Berger, foot crushed. Henry Newman, collar hone broken and internal injuries. Freda Beswick, left leg crushed. Caring the Wounded. Had the Burlington train been running at a high rate of speed every person in the car would have met instant death. Citi- zens carried most of the killed and injured into the little depot before the police ar- rived. Xo sooner had the accident hap- pened than the conductor of the Illinois Central train uncoupled the telescoped cars and with the rest of his train drew into Chicago. The police at once sent word to the Central station ordering the arrest of all the train hands, but only the conductor and brakeman could be found, the fireman and engineer having fled. No Hear Lights Displayed. Robert Dixon, ths engineer of the Bur- lington in an interview said: "I am positive there wert; no rear lights dis- played on the rear of the Illinois Central train, and the flagman did not flag us. I had evt-ry reason to supposa I was running on a clear tr .ck when I went into the real- end of the excursion train." Tue tendency of those who the to put the blame on tho C -nn-al fin-man. Dix-n. Jack Walsh, his fireman, and dmchic or of the same train were arras, ed. X-j on the Bur- lington tniin was hur-r. In fncr, the train i'self was scarcely d imaged. at tlie U'liKfsfir iiotel, teruliTort tn Heal Kstute Uowrd, .Miuimc Kxe'iituj1 ;uul Chamber of Cominen c, and on r the purty went to Maniiou and made" the ascent 01 Pike's Peak r.s far tiiu Cog railro.id leading to thu :.i: com- pleted. On S it unlay a trip v.-tde (oGlen- v.-ood Springs on thy Colorado Mi Hand railroad, the excursion! >is U-ing hi charge of Charles S. Lee, gononil jia-.cnuvr agent of the- Midlainl. ;url K. II-HLKT. aijerit of the Dr, M. W. Barrett, editor an 1 of The John A. Hall. Chicago; board of dirr.-'.ors, W. R. Davidson. 111.: John E. Wilson, George A. Law, hit-ago. The only made were in the po- sition pride vacant by the v i.nn.- n of ti.-- stvrct .M m A. Hall as 'n-.Touri.Tl. r.rA y on I.-d and tiie IJrotherlxood Approves Arthur's Policy in the Late Trouble. NEW YORK, Sept. grand union meeting of the Brotherhood of Locomo- tive Engineers, which is in the nature of a national convention, was held at Lyric hall in this city yesterday. Two sessions were held, both of which were addressed by Grand Chief Engineer Arthur. At the morning session were present and in the afte'ruoou 1.350 and divisions were represented from Maine to California and Canada to Panama. Chief Arthur as re- ceived enthusiastically. The follo-.viug resolution was passed: lie-olveil. Tint i: is the sentiment of this union tluit c the instructions given by engineer to the engineers during the i ,t-j -.rouble, ami we Lave full con- fidence in his i-itpgrity. We al-o honor tin- engineers on l he New York Central railroad in following ihe inbtructions given bj our fjrand chief and in keeping so close to the laws and ruie.s of our brotherhoo.'l. Among the speakers other than Chief Arthur were George Royal of California, P. F. Fennell, ''Shandy the poet of the E. S. Stevens of Bos- ton and Dr. Nathaniel Sawyer of Xew York. Among the engineers present were Cyrus Snii-h and George Pierce of Colon. Jc.lm Agate of the Mex- ican Ccr.trol: -I. H. White of Cleveland: C. Blott of i i ..-burg; F. O. Parish of O. Bishop of Omaha; B. F. HJN, of St. Louis, and J. B. Porter of Slic I.rctured on "Social Pnritr." l.rzr.r.VK. Minn.. Sept. Miss Nellie was arrested here yester- she was about to a train for charged with netting on fire the barn of John Cameron, Jan. IT Willoughby iv auihor of some no c nii'i very in s-xriety circles here. S has lectured on "social p-uit: A trrl named Owen that IKT inotVr and Mrs. Freeman, a sifter oi s-t fire to the barn, and AVillonghby paid them for THE PRESIDENT AT CRESSON. Too Greatly Fa. by Saturday's Jaunt to Attend t'hurcli Yesterday. Pa., Presi- dent Harrison and members of hi- family were the to be seen moving abn-.it extcrc-ive grounds the hons? yesterday. A w.-.s late Sat nrdr.y night that the President and Harrison would attend divine wr.rship.it KJ-en-bnrcr. a town eight miles distant from o'clock arrived wi'ho-it t'-c M-.-utiveor.-sny mem- ber of f.-tviily puiti at i. to tioijojithr- iy f. the chr.rdi Ti--ix v.-llo bad mm vn-.h the ni in- v.-.-> ex- t- {.reMdent be n after bis 1 -m; -of Saturday, cidf-i that r family tb t1 I t-fii TThltc Mm Ala S.-pt Xeai Monday, a des -.1 ff-n white aud V- I'aulk and j it-.- iir rr-.ut H few of expert tr, -r and may Midland men nepro re hurt, li if out of a bHATTEHED BY DYNAMITE. T at 1, Ind. Michael JournHllKtic Venture Xows. LOVDOV, first i-suc of the DuMtt's weekly, The Labor World, met an astonishing sale, and its dec- principle and program are baileil evident eatisfaction by the interests Mr. Davitt es- Tliesi include not merely the laboring men. but the tenant farmers, small shopkeepers and, in fact, all persons of small means end conditions in lift-. For this the scope of the paper considerably, broader than any journal of it.s kind. In fact the word "labor" in the title is rather mis- hi is.s inferences. Mr. Davitt is a of sociological questions, and is incliiu-1 to take the view that the- interests of all classes are identical. That what help one would help all, and that the problem is to find the fatal defect which makes civilization tend toward un- stable relations among the classes, and ul- timate general collapse. lie is more in- clined to'.vard Henry George's doctrine than to-.vard socialism. A Dangerous Journalistic llival. It thought that The Labor World will largely supplant Reynold's Weekly News- paper, the great social democratic organ, which has a circulation of nearly half a million copies among the laboring class. Reynold's is a Socialist paper, and is very bitter in its attacks upon the upper classes. There is a growing demand, however, for a popular organ with a littla more argu- ment and a little less vituperation, and T. P. O'Connor drew a good mcuy of Rey- nold's subscribers away wlien he founded his bright and newsy Star, which vras rad- ical without being vindictive, argumenta- without being dull. The Star has grfeatly declined in influence since O'Con- neff sold it, and Davitt's paper now has a pJetty clear field to itself. Besides the nationalization of land and other dras- tic reforms with which Mr. Davitt has identified himsc if, Le proposes one rather navel scheme, in the shr.pe of a demand the CL such lukewarm Lib- eral members parliament as fail to make the most of their opportuni'Ses in the house of commons and the replacement of them by men of who are willing to work hard for reform. A Costly Ilevolution. The people of Ticiao are grumbling the espensiveness of their little revolution. The cost of maintaining the federal troops who have been sent to the canttra to pre- serve order is francs- per day. The government is criticized for deferring the canton election so long, as there can be nc remedy for the existing unsettled and costly state of affairs until the election is and the people's chosen rulers can take charge. The frequent sudden illness of King Charles of Portugal are alarming, and it is now feared that his vitality has been reduced so low that he cannot, permanently rally. The Itaiian ambassador at Vienna, will shortly return to Rome to arrange the de- tails of the renewal of triple alliance. The raids of the police upon clubs foi the purpose of breaking up gambling prat-1 iec-s have been renewed of late, and many captures have been made. At the Hoxton club Saturdaynight thirty players were an-estcd.. GENKKAL FOHKIGX NHWS LONDON SPORTS FEAR THE DAYS OF SPARRING MATCHES ARE O'ER. They Aro {Jveally Ill.siiin.rf-i Over the Uecislou in the Mr A In The Takt- Phi-t- in IV or t'oiiite lie I'ari-, Leaves fur Au-erica AiuM a of NATIONALISTS' MASS MEETING. John .Addresses an Iiiiruense a( Swineford. Nationalist w r---viTicfr.nl yesterday o.T ,Ti had expected that trouble wouM the fiuthoiities took prs- caTuicu.s There vere 2X special police and ICO soldiers on guard. The gathering a very large one in spite of rnir.y weather. John Dillon was the principal orator, lie freeiy denounced the s.o- for its i.rLitrary persecu- tion of the Nationalists, but was not in- terfered with by the police- Patrick O'Brien, one of the arrested Xa- will return to Dublin Wednes- day from Kingston. Several public meet- ings to protest the action are btins organized. An importan; meeting of Irish leader- will be he'.'l Tues- day at the league's central offices in Dub- lin. The iiersounel of the American mis- sion will then be decided upon. Loxnrv, t'.is in sporting ei'ck-s at tiit- of t'.; m in the JIi-Auliu'i- cas feeling uniong the o; ihe t.'.aniy .m i-i riot one of at t'.ie proltibi- of th'j !ig -t be'.v. tea f.v noU-I 1'Ugi.Nt bi'- of rp: reV-iiMO'i fate of in the f.; U'-e of glove1-; as an- tii- pre.-c-m- Lv-al- a te-r can en ma Ic. h :-'j r a in powtr of any citizen, tl o. j v..l, to prevent in th'.- iiu.ire. and thus d "--troy oije of tl.e chief uinuseineufs o." tiie frequerev- of -.v.ch clubs as the Pelican ami Ormonde. They May Fi-lit on the Coatin.-ut. It is s'atel iLut Lord Lonslale ami oiiiers intert-.-ted .n the match will ortly to have fight come off outside cf fably in or Hut 'h-ne- cctfs.ty of leso-.t'ng t --r.ch e-jpe'li'.Tits i-; very ar.'l much expense, vi'k tctnejal :nr f n-enienc-e that the num! er o; el v to be fought unrk-r sucii .uii.-> v, ill Lanl'y be vtry large. 1'nnth -iv. a.-ain'-: fishting is cs strict a trip seemed to share his buoyant spirit. The party were attended bv an 'I lion at ou sin, have i crd >n he gone 1 troops ie to pre- A'.lvancc on M S-pt. rebels made an advaiKe IP on the city but were diverged by the- lire from the forts. There were no O'JJrlen Arrested. Dr BUN, Sept. O'Brien, M. has b- GERMAN arrested. CATHOLIC CONGRESS. Several Important Questions Will Considered by tun Conference. PIITSDURG. Sept. fourth annual German Catholic congress was formally opened yesterday by a solemn high mass at the cathedral. Bishop Janssenof Belle- ville. Ills., was celebrant, assisted by Very Rev. Mr. Muehlsiepeu of Si. Louis. Dr. Buechler of New York delivered a sermon in German. A secret meeting of the priests' association took place at 10 o'clock. T he aim of the association isthe making of arrangements for annual Catholic re- unions, a'so to put in practice the resolu- tions taken at the annual meetings of the association. One object which will re- ceive great attention is the school ques- tion. Another object that will engage the attention of the congress is the estab- lishment of new parishes. Many of the delecrafs and dignitaries of the church are yet to cr.Tne. Tv-n hundred and eighty-seven priests have een enrolled and 2.800 delegates tn all are here. The sessions will last till Friday. At 1 o'clock there was a meeting of Catholic youn-j; men. and at 3 p. m. the main meeting of the reunion opened. At the afternoon meeting the Rev. Father Borneman of Reading, Pa., pre- sented the following list of permanent offi- cers, selected by the caucus of priests'at their secret President. Judge Theodore Brnener, St. Cloud. Minn.: first vice president, Nicho- las Goenner. Dubuque. la.: second -vice president, George Sternlie, first secretary. Anton Roesslein. St. Louis: sec- ond secretary, Charl-s J. J. Jaegle, Pitts- burg; third secretary, Heinrich Berkoff, Fort Wayne. Ind. The Rev. Father Gc-oble of Pittsbnrg de- livered the address of welcome. The afternoon was given up to addresses and discussion of propositions. Resolutions were adopted in support of the German emigrant asking that congress and steamship companies take steps to secure separation of the sexes traveling in the steerage of ocean vesselg. also demanding better accommodations for this class of passengers. The steam- ships first adopting these suggestions will have a monopoly of German patronage. A proposition tendered by Father Held- man of Chicago, suggesting that German popular songs and" the use of German singing in devotional exercises be encour- aged to a greater extent, aroused a lively discussion. It was cut short by the ruling of the president that the subject was a matter for the individual churches to de- FIGHTING BOB" MILLIARD. large retinue of servants, and will travel termine, and the session adjourned. in truly royal style. Cris-s of vive le r n went up th" train moved away, and thf comte giaoiously while the English crowd surrounding the devoted kiio: of Frenchmen looked on curiously nnd wondered whether they were looking on future king or merely a tender. COLON IN FLAMES. Tlirce-Fourtljs of Hit- Ueilucc-i to StMcr.il I'ei-ions Killc'i. COLON-, SVfr. Thn-e-for.r; a, of e city iu 'Jhe lire began at mi.l- night and r.igc-d until late ia the morning. all effi-rt- to check its ravages being futil It finally 1 out for lack ot material t j attack, li.-r. in.ij reache I the portions of the re building-, were too apart to :v: ih- spread cf the 3am e.-. The the dock-; saved. city w to SYDNEY. N. S. W. conferenc-e eabl-d .b. urging the Ktiirl'Mi u Arbitrate. The labor ri Burn-; .1; London nions to prevent the of m.tt-j.- hi (ii-jx i--i; it r- v. i he Mr x the police u; r.n 'hem. and c] engagement r-f for in a duel wi-h a Paris jour- nalist yesterday. Anr.'h't duel was fought at IJf.H'MuX U'twem two IVith L-TX-W out of the JW.TJ P. M. Marum. r.'irliament for while at- the tHed TVhllf Sept. memlvr Kilkenny, x-rvice in cfnin Sept. C-' H -An in f Inr ;ti. i-! .H! 'TDipf to '.Tl t frT-t 'if ofMtAA, event at fever hf-V rair tendf-d thf 5 u> 4 in the app jiHuic-.-tri-ken. b Ti.e ]'ivs is Xo livrs wt-rj lost. I: of The fire was ut ill t -c n I Hock t- i. -j-i. rjf> II'---.. jj-ji. t. JH. rrT in Nc.l t a-: 1 i-fT. by the ;i, 'in V. d :cvcil any tr.ic i'i that the p'.i 1iv-ici..n ha J a -ith. IV league t i m The Gay Actor Anxious to Meet His T-fjTal Antagonist. XETV Yor.K. Sept. Hilliard and Lawyer fight is to be kept secret. Xone of tha interested parties would talk of the matter Monday. It was, however, made known that the men must before Thurwl-iv. Profe-s-or Mike Donovan declared that he had washed his bands of the affair, aad would not select the battle ground or act ns referee, second or in nny capacity what- ever. is a disgraceful affair.'' said the ex- champion middle-weight, "and I regret very much that I mixed up in it. After we went to Brennan's stable Mr. Brennan and I agreed that there was not enouch room. We r.cted on a suggestion made by a stable boy and went into the adjoining lot. Hilliard .and McDermott stripped for the fray. began to swear and talk so loud that I said; 'If you want loud talking why I will shout, too. and even go out on the sidewalk and yell for the police.' Then we argre-i and I pointed out the folly of fighting there in the dark. There were broken bolt Irs and stones about nnd a man n.i.cht killed by a fall." The pay actor was not around town Monday, and the irate lawyer was also away frrm his usual haunts. It was sag- pMed by one man who is intheconfidenoe of HHli.ir.i that the principals were look- ing up fiphting grounds and that they would for the choice, as do the pro- fessional knichts of the Their friends MT they both full of fight. It rrt a very diff.c-sit matter to obtain s fightinc trround Xew York. In fact if thf cannot on nr-eiinz If.'-f- there .sre inz p.-.tr-Tit manly nrt will not only prr.vi-'o, cror.n.Hmt putupapnTsr or for ihf-ni t battle for. .ii T- "in vt ry fine rondition. Thursday win probably the qtiestion oi r i nmrm Dinr-.l. Tho -m c f- tend n P.-ilri H' t.c r-r hf-'i fare i ex- f di lIJTTI at ill oi ne tc Suit. y de- J of i t .n of rr.ar.v th" iu-. ,'if-n Af an ex'-cilent bi'i live-red by Mr. the CbicAKO After it eninyahle "r the po.rty broke up short] j before midnight for Mr. Palnu-r. t- r t n tte ha i a i.< Comm.t; S ne-r car a- s-pt. rl InManll.i Killed. No. 5 on the iv-Mf TO railroad, nrxt The the n i'N I- r-r T5.V Of U gkfr t-r 24 to The tie- jc inticicM NEWSPAPER! W SPAPF.R ;