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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey VOL. VIII. NO. L9. I'KKNTON, 8ATJKDAY AKTKKNOON, SKPTRMBRK 20, 1890. TWO CKN18 Frightful Loss of Life Upon That Railroad. HUELED INTO THE EIVEE lliiitj- or toity Persons Are He ported Dead. The rottsville Runs Into Wreck uud In Frecipltated Into the SeuuylltlM Illver Twenty Font Itolow Many of the barge Number of Tassen Kers Kllleil 01 MungUtl In the Uebrli George II Koercher the Famous Bead Ing Attun ny of the of Imlearribable Horror lit the Wreck It li Said to Be the Worst Calamity of the Kind In the Whole Uigtury o the Hoad KtUilNO Pn Sept wreck occur red ou the Kcadmg railroad seventeen inJlth ibove this place at about 0 45 las night If everything is borne out b) sub- sequent developments it is tho worst wreck that has ever occurred in this section m the history of the Reading Railroad com patiy 1 he tram which met with disaster left this cit) at 0 10 o clock ten minutes lute It is known as the Pottsville express and was running at the rate of at least foil) five miles an hour It had on boarc from li) to 150 passengers, and consisted o: engine mail and express cars arid three jm. jcuger Abnva, about fifteen miles above this city there Is a where the railroad is about eighteen to twenty feet higher than the Schuylkil river Here shortly before 6 o clock, a train ran into a coal train, throw ing several cars of the latter on the opposite track, and bef the train hands hod time go back to warn, any approaching tram ef the danger, the Pottevllle express came around the curve and ran into the wrecked coaj cars on ita track Hurled Into the Schuylkill The engine went down the embankment followed b) the entire tram withite human freight The scene was one of ffreat nor ror and can be better imagined than de scriljed The cries of the imprisoned pas Hungersjvere heartrending It was a scene merer to be forgotten Ey those priced and survived borne of the managed to crawl out of their prison audTmiiiiad the neighborhood Word was tolegr tins fity ami hnlp summon ed, but all information was refused at this point by the railroad officials Physicians mid force of 300 workmen weie taken I the spot, and with the aid of a traveling electnc light plant the work of cleannir awav the wreck was at once pro ctededwllh Work was and djing were taken out with great diffl culty Ihe names of the dead thus far re covered are as follows A Lilt of the Dead. E. W Logan, parlor car conductor, ol Pottsvillo Greenawalt, mail pgent Harry Loughlm, conductor, of Pottsville Ilium D IliOTia, of Paadmg James Templm fireman, of Pottsville Joha White, engineer, of Pottsville John L. Miller, of Cressona, Pa William U Shomo, of Reading, and TjM'id Angbtuch of Mahoney -Citj 4ie4 dhuU) after being taken out of the wreck Some of the Injured Joseph Noll, Shenandoah, cut about head left rioulder broken Frank B Hall, of Frank Mayo's Dramatic com jiany, cut about head and body, bruised about armi legs John Carroll, St back and Internally injured, Joseph Arnold, ilabanoy City, bruised about body and lega. William Glasumoyer, Port Clm ton, badly cut about breast, ''Thomas Cooue} Philadelphia head and legs in jured Robert Cotton Pottstown, injured mternallj Samuel Shallenberger, Ham burg tegs injured, B W Cichler, Girard rrrle, foot iog mojhed Coellok, Mount Cariuel, aurt internally and hand mashed W Johnston, Shenandoah, head badly cut and leg broken, George tenders, Rwulmg badlv_ in the back J Vrauklm Bcoclier, Shenandoah left hip badly cut and legs hurt, James Herobart, Shenandoah, left hip crashed And hurt, John Hess City legs iwidly hurt David Gicysung Ifahanoy ity, bead badly cut and legs sprained, J jinau JOick, Hamburg both legs broken B 1 Jsolade, New Hingold right arm Tmdly hurt- Jacob Ulmer, Pottsville, both leys broken, Samuel Coomb Mahanoy badly hurt about body and leg brok en William Summers, Ashland, hurt, Riland Philadelphia lea; broken and Hjt'vnally injured, Joseph Southwood, ilui cat and-iuternaUy injured, Tatues If MerkelljtBethlehem, badly cat about head and internally injured, John rhotnton, Locaport, badly cut and body, seriously lujured A Story A passenger wbe jyent down with the wreck and who was but slightly hurt, says "WllSJi the jjassenger trajtn left Reading tho cars were all filled, many of the pas- sengers being ladies I sat in the front part of the last car The tram was going at a lively rate of speed The passengers a happy jcrowd, many of the ladies chatting and langlung after a Say's pleasure at the Berks Count) fair I was -viewing lovely-country through which we were passing, when suddenly there was a terrible crash I was hurled from my seat the cars rolled down the twenty foot embankment and I thrown from one aide of the car to the other when splash wimt one end into the w ater, and I was thrown against the side of the cirwith a force that partially stunned me Hoirible 'I quickly n coven A i, Mil HTI 1 mm Absolutely rure. A erecm of powder. High Of in iMTi'.mg ibtngfli 8. OuT' Svgott, tf, KW, ageu to uimu upon me stats on ttiat si i of, the car vyhlcli la) avaliint the tinbink incut 1 was a piisouer in the eai tiuabl to get out and while I was nuisiug m) sprained ankle and dislocated vviist lie aliped that I was lu a accut) of veiitable horroi Around me wtie human bemgi strugsl m the water seieaming in then fright HI d some almost draped me back luto the water again A few saved them selves as I did aud the remainder stiug glelin the water and theu quietly sank Oil of flight Recovering the Hodies f he iujuicd had their wounds diessed ou the bank and those who live m ir were taken to their homes aud thosi who n In this si etion were brought totheKtal Ing hospitals Ihe company put about 20 men at work in getting out the dead urn dvillK which work was -jreatlv fa llltate wneu tne electric ilglit was got into vvorfc ing orlcr Ihe workmen report having seen tin dea i bodies of womeuluin p irlor ar tu it is mtherivtr Iti llsj reported that the bod) f the eoi piuys solicitor H Kier her o Philad Iphia is als) m th it fir but thi has nut et been v crifled I o cars o woiindeil hive beeu received at the Re id lit, hospital uid another tram will brm wu (lie bo lies of the ulue dead thus fa n td -h lifty It is bflicv td the dead may reach fiftv aa the first efforts of the workmen were k take tut the injured 'Ihere were ver mm) I idles ou the train butuptollp m noni have beeu taken out At that hou the u doctors on duty left the scene o wrick confident that all the injund liai bten t ikeil out at that timi Hull estl mate is that at least fifty de id botlu s an still under tht wrp ked cars in tht river taught Robbing the (lead 1 vv j Italian working ou a e in tract nearby were detected in robbing th lead and d) ing an 1 tlie) w ere arrested by uneh of this city bngiueerVV took Engineer I ew Hel lersrjn the latter having beeu killed a the Tuckerton wreck months ago Fifteen Bodieit Keeovered At J a m the situation was is follows Three hundred men were still at work bu the) were making slow progress Fift bodies had been ojil fitjr as far is known have already been givei in previous dispatches Hie others are uu known and awaiting the recognition o fiiculs None of the_ bodies Ime been taken from the scene of the uTisister John Strauss Haven isamout, the latest injured reported It is still be heved that twenty or more are uow be neath the wreck Mho the) are is no kuowli because it is not known vv ho vv on the train and how many were aetuall) killed will only be disclosed with there inoval of the engine aud cars from the bet Killed PHIIVDH.IHH Sept Al-A special from g tu The Inquirer sars George B Kaerchcr the eminent railroui 1 jerof Pottsville who has- also a law office in Philadelphia is amory, the killed Per s n s u eli u( n i n I'-d in f h him ha v e iden r i lied the crushed bod) in the debris of tht Pullman cur William D Shomo one ol Heading s richest citizens was ft pa-ssengei tia-the tram 4Uid one of the hrst per sons rther man also in Germany who s il) known here as Felix, and that jv. 411 killed himself because Miss Rossi 1 u j ot itcipioeate his passion for her 1 li s M itement of the case was made yes nil! b) Mme Knorra The spng of enoiiope which the girl wore on her iiohtditss when she killed herself was ive i to her in Germany by Felix Miss Possi who first came to this city m t ber 18H) leturned to Germauy in May iSsj t) plead with her mother for her con sent tj her marriage with lehx She did n tutuin until Sept b and then it was iceiuse mother refused to sanction li t i in Koch who was a diverted i nut her in 1H88 and told her of his lutltTles He fell m love viith hei -begged a i to narry him, but she refused Ihen ci her icturn he renewed Tils suit but v ith n success She told him (he wnj re olved to die and he agreed to end his life hen she did Mme Knorrn's theory re iidiiu the suicide of the couple 19 borne mt b) the fact that Miss Rossi left in her oom no e v idences of love for Koch while liTlovtfforheris uicutivned m many lefc- trs She said in her last letter, I told uu everything probably referring to her Love foi 1 elix I uiuiat of Bonctcaalt. Niw bept body of the tend and actor, Dion Bouci emit, fa) m the" room where he died all H) visterdny In the afternoon Sculptor J tactitt Hartley called and took a plaster east of the dead man s face The funeral !irringciuent8 are all arrange 1 I he fun nil seivicei will be held at the Little I hurch Aiound the Coraci 19o'clock Mom! i) m lining Hey Dr Houghton nil officiate, Ihe list of pallbearers in Jules the names of piommont lawyers I nun ihsts managers and actors Murderer Hirclmll ludicted Out grand have rendered a true bill against J ttcginald Birchall for the inurdt r of I red 1 Benvvell at Niagara tails Ljnlesssome lung (.xtinordinnry happens the case will re taken up Monday nioimng Birchall n wife visited him in jail during the day He is fast failing in health HaiKott Sentenced for Five JAMAICA, L I, feopt Melville lussett, who was convicted of manslaiigh tcr in tht second degree in the Queens county sessions for causing the death of Miss Inwiie covert HI ill Slurcft list wns sentenced to five )iars in Sing Sing ut hard labor Bnssett took his sou indilfeientiy Ooorge N. Pucker, 680 and 638 Perrj opposite CWlnn .Loot, Mil. nothing but Upper Lo igh Bed white Ash Ttyit. THE BABE IN 1 HE WOOD! 1 hree Days and Nights Littl Dayton Wandered, ACtOMl'VMlDin HIS DOW FRANK The Kemaikible Ad ventures of a Three- Year Uid lni nit In the WIlderneBa near Huuauii N I In Swuiilp by a Sseurchlug Party HLDSON N SP[ t wande ing lu tie vvuQtis siuee luesday morum the 9-vi ar old boy of George er was found lu a swamp not more tha three miles fr m his home b) William C Cojusandl' hunting disttvered the child was eoutentedl) m the mud aud water and ap pan uti) w ill 1 e njiic the worse for his ex peiitnct He was still accompanied by hi pet d vv Inch attacked the men as the picked u] the little fellow All are su prised it lie child s recovery alive eip it m scant) attire m the sever rain storm f r uearl) four davs 173} irm inrt At It) o clot k Tuesday moFfting Day to and the dot, disappeared, and although th whole eountj was seoured au Ihursliv i trace of the little tow heade tot an 1 his e mine companion Frank wa found Yin nx those who started out tIen J IP 11 Guilty J rrinkhn Kunn, o Bin_hamton hus pit i It 1 guilty in th tinted btite-, court t u ing the mails to defraud He an 1 i w i in advertised fo: a luiMbuitl a tun tud obtiuuet moue) from I i u f i w 1 ling outfit was fined and st u 1 to six months n Broome eoiintv Mi Cirpeuter, o jlenslalls pleii it to npresentmp himself as a K u i ut officer and dc irauding au old 1 her He got foiu months m the -MI il ui count) jail T oak Bayard of 11 flnod SdO f r violation of the mt in lit venue law Ar thur Murchison pi i 1 I to aiding Mikes the lives f niinv people causing distress after o ting sour stomach, biek heiudche, hcirtl inn, loss of appetite, a faint att baiTtaste, coaM tongue ind Irregularity of DiStreSS thai Is Dyspepsia docs After n t K t well of Itself It rrpirti careful attention bating inl a remedy like Hoed s Stmjnrllh which i ts (.pntly, yctelllcientl) It tonci tho itonvwli rpgulates tbe diges- tion, creates a K 1 ip- petite banishes I 1 1 lie _J. and refreshes tl c i il Headache I have been tr ul 1 1 with dyspepsia I li id hut little api fill md whit I did eat me, or dirt-nw llltk t, Aftf r e itlug I tt 1 1 1 h ive a faint or tlroil all Rni c feeling is- I hid mt ratrn inythini. My ti il lo was aggnvilil by myhiisn ois alnlii k last sprlnn I to k H M Sir iipirilla vvhlih il 1 i in an inimci so ami in t if c, ind It gavi mo an appetite, ami my f 1 r Ihhed and sitlsli 1 Ihe crivlng I In 1 jr vnusly experienced GFORGP A v u i rtown, Mais Hood's Sarsaparilla Still by nil drugRlsti SI tliforJCi Preparcl nlj byC I HOOD ft CO thocarles Inwcll Mans 100 Doses One Dollar he lament variety ol WPERFINF TKFAM (JUOCOLATBB to be the finest made In the U 8 will be found at ANGRT-O CAMKKA'S Fine Confectionery Store, OB BOU J.J-1 TRRNTOK N J Fancy Frulte, Ice Cream, Soda Ice ream Rodan, Milk Shakes, Lemonade, Ao Iwayson hand, and the beittbatcan be bad nd made Those are laeU Priced conveni- ent for afluauc i un iiiameu iisto this u tr) it M il it N sentence latir Jersev li in pi i uu urktirs t U et Officers Asm 1 1 v I N >stpt an uualtji iti I th mi n s 1 1 ristiau Twi I u t M i in nth couut) N I i i ]s M th opal eln r 1 1 i 4 Hi i 1 I >ti tv foui local uni is it; it I i u i ttishl] of over 1 OCKJ II I 11 (1 eleetel Miss Mm IKI n Mi 1 11 t wn N J presl 1 it Miss 111 I Ink Mattiiwan, N J ill 1 i t in M s Insle) fieeh UNI, 1 i i ir) Mrs Minn i Buliv K I Hi N I trocsurer Miss 11 nisi s s il 1 it N J waseit t i I U i, u t tl i iti U con ventlen tt> be le 1 UL di in November Itplpcil bv tile 'Vic Kinky Bill Niw "i IK s [t Ihe last shops have just udiltl lo the dtinaml cf the 1 11 1 Ut is ft i increasf 1 w IL, s ui 1 uovv 1 MJU I thtm thr ut th ut tr) are at vv ik at an meiease fioin fi to Jl I >0 I ei VM k f i w inkers b) tht week and frulu ?4 ti o for beating flft) Jenu) wt pete Ll'nrlf iii fn chairiiiiui if the gill and silvtrbeattrs nation il tantf umittte a-sc nbt s the sue cess tf tie str kt to the MtKiuie) I ill which i les f i an increase of dut) ou A Two Hundred ThouitHnd Dollar Fire M tl JO lutehall had LU il( st flre n 1 ly that u has had sii Issi It staitetl near the Me irs barn ai I swepa 111 thrtnigh tht town for hilt i mill t Mrovug at least thirty bu H t lire department came to tl c a d t f t( wn and helped sivetl )f it Ihe losses aggregate over Population of Towua Sept census office has aunt unetd tlie population of the foi lowing towns with inertases since 18tfO Beavei 1 ills imrease, 4 WO Con uellsvillc jt-i in rensf -014 Mononga hela40M iiicieast New Brighton ab03 UK i ease 1 Luiontovvn 6808 jereast 1OOJ 7048 in otease i i xi Superintendent Porter'l lllneu. VN bept f the Census Robert P Porter who ha-s been suffering for sevei il days with au attack of pleurisy, IB better While his illniss was serious it is thought that the eiitit il ]x mt has been safely parsed. He took some nouiishment today foi the first time in days "iounger Brought Back PHU vi i mm sept 20 Ueoige C w h embezzled 000 from 0 b rr iniKtr tths. -rtm-nnd went vl i s ipnud b> H Philadelphia t t v was here and held n 1 ft ft o tti the mcllird and results f is tal en, it is pica'uit i 1 i In tlie ind acts (nil) t p uiptl) cu tlie Kidneys, Lnii ni 1 li d insfg tj? tr-m ell lutlh di pd> col 1 head lie- and and unei habitual i j Tti n H nip ot I igs is the nl rcmuly of its kind ever pro hit 1, ]1 wng to the taste and ac 'iti'lp to the stomich, pionipt in its notion and trulv, Leneficml in its ol'ttts, prepucd oily from the h( ilthv in t agreeable substances, its exctlltnt qu ilittes conuneud it to all and Ime made it the most populu reiueh known Suup 1 is for sale in 50c and SI b tile? by ill leading drug gi ts Any reliable druggist who nny not have it on hand pro- cuie it piotuptly fjr auy one vlio isbt s to try it. Do not accept auy .ubstitute. CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. SHU FRAHCISCO tOUISVILLC IIY YVSH, H Y Special Notiue. Umbrella and FAIL AND WINTER CD i i Saturday, Aug. 30. J CORRECT STYLES. IIOHUINS, Stato-SUoot, UKIVI.. For a limited time we will nell fioiualargt assortment of patterns as follows Wiltons Velvets oo and 20. Kody Krussels oo. 'lapestiy Krussels 55, 65, 75. All Wool Ingrains 65. IHE GREATEST OPPORTUNITY YET OFFERED. 1 CHESTNUT ST. PHILADA r ALL ORDERS PROMPTLY ATTENDED TO TKI KPHONB 43S Tronton I CO Co. iHJItn1. FROM i. WA1KR. Will be prepared on and after AUUUS'l J.' O i- T T The ladies will hiul at Walhs' ill the Lite .umals in urns, we reconinu ud the tollcming tanious avnnto brands Beat iniporti d OKI man Knitting in all colmi, beet Vain, in all LoloiH, btst Wool, Juiittmg all colon, inijiorted Zepliyi ui Ztjihyr Gtmiantown only 111 LU lust (juuht) Likewise we nil nth ntion to our giand, superb totk of Fall and Winter Under tai, Childrens' Outfits, Olid Iruis' Cloaks, Coats and Hats ,nd Caps foi tlio Pall ALIJ latist handsome anttd m ide of the btst materials ,nd supciior workmanship Fall losicry, Kid Corsets, fine rfiiahn Underwear, All iew goods Fine Umbrellas, in endless anety One lot fine Gloria Um- rellas, wlneh soil at we ro now gelling at cost, jes, truly ost, only 98c Call and bo convinced W i .1 i CITY HAM., Ico FROM DISTIU.KI) WATICR. AT THE FOLLOWING PRICES In quantities of one ton or more 50 cents per cwt. In quantities of not less than Ibs., 60 cents per cwt. 1 1" I WUlilll Delivered on platform at our works, corner Lamberton and Lalor streets. This ice is tree from all impurities of vegetable or animal matters, as it is made only of condensed and distilled pure water. We also guarantee our Hygeia Ice to be 25 per cent. better in every respect and by far the most economical for use, Address all communications, r. o. hox Telephone Call No. 40 YOUR WANTS IN 1HK TIMKS. ;