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1 mat ft THIRTY-SECOND YEAR. DEADWOOD. SOUTH DAKOTA, (BLACK HILLS), SATURDAY, AUGUST 31. 1907. PRICE, IVE CENTS Dcadwood Theatre -Mr.

Sanford Dodge Matinee, Ingomar-Night, Merchant of Venice ai 80 KILLED WHEN MINERAL EXHIBIT GOES MONDAY ASSIGNMENT OF SCHOOL TEACHERS RICHARD MANSFIELD, GREAT ACTOR, DEAD BRIDGE COLLAPSES The Black Hills mineral exhibit which will be shown at the state fair at Huron, will leave Deadwood Mon day evening over the Northwestern, An Immense Steel Structure Over the St. Law The Foremost Character on the American Stage of Today, Passes Away at His Summer Residence. rence River at Quebec Falls 180 Feet to the Water Below. At a meeting of the board of education held last evening the teachers for the various classes of the different schools of Deadwood and outlying districts were assigned. Mrs.

Paddock was transferred to the Central school from the First ward school to take the place of Miss Higgins (now Mrs. Leydlg) resigned. The place in the First ward school will be filled whenever the attendance there warrants. Besides allowing a number of bills and attending to routine business the board awarded the contract for furnishing coal for the schools for the ensuing year to the Fish and Hunter company. The assignment of teachers follows: High School.

Alexander Strachen, Superintend ft if present arrangements do not miscarry. It will occupy one car and will be loaded today at the freight depot. Owing to the fact that the trains on the new road are not yet crossing the river at Ft. Pierre, it will be necessary to send the exhibit around by way of Sioux City and will consequently be four or five days in transit. General Agent Benjamin, however, promises to push It through so that it will be there in time and set up before the opening of the show.

The stuff has been coming in fast NEW LONDON, Aug. 30-r Richard Mansfield, the best known MEXICAN JOE DIES OF PHNEUM0NIA SANFORD DODGE OPENED LAST NIGHT actor on the American stage passed away this morning at his summer residence, Seven Oaks, Ocean avenue. and the exhibit is almost complete, Mansfield's death was directly due Both Custer and Pennington counties have their stuff all here and have sent splendid exhibits. The Law ent and Principal High School. Miss Anna Johnston, Assistant to diseased liver, aggravated by complications.

Dr. Allen, the local physician, who has been in charge of Mansfield since he arrived from Sara-nac Lake, staets that his death was Principal, Latin. QUEBEC, Aug. 30 The immense bridge "over the St, Lawrence river at this point collapsed last night without a moment's warning and It was impossible to ascertain the number ol victims until this morning. The total number of dead caused by the collapse of the great bridge will reach at least seventy-five and perhaps eighty-five.

At the first break of dawn half a dozen government and Quebec Bridge company tugs began a search in the St, Lawrence for the victims of the catastrophe. Up to 10 o'clock less than twenty bodies had been recovered. The terrific drop of the great steel structure from 180 feet above the sur face of the river crushed the bodies of many workmen in frightful shape and rence county exhibit will be representative and already the ores from the Home-stake, Mogul, Wasp No. 2, Imperial, Golden Reward and others Mr. L.

M. Puffer, Natural Science and Shorthand. not entirely unexpected, although the Miss Rhodella Kirtland, History. fact had not been, made public. have arrived.

Miss Pearl Stevenson, Literature To the mineral exhibit W. J. Mc Joseph Lopaz, better known as "Mexican Joe" died at St. Joseph's hospital yesterday afternoon from an attack of pneumonia of which he had been suffering for two days. It was reported to Chief of Police James Lambert, yesterday noon that Joe was seriously 111 at his room hi the uid Welcome hotel building on Sherman street.

An investigation showed that the man? was in a critical condition that he was In a dilapidated and wretchedly furnished room and that he was at' that time perhaps too far gone to save his life. The county physician was no and Physics. laughlin of Nahant will add a collec Mr. Claude R. Smith, Mathematics tion of sepcimens of timber which will and Physics.

Sanford Dodge opened an engagement at the Deadwood theatre last evening, in The Three Musketeers, a dramatization of Dumas' novel, the Three Guardsmen. It has become well known to the American theatre going public through the work of several romantic actors of prominence and as a consequence it was impossible to avoid judging Mr. Dodge by a high standard. Although he may suffer in some ways by comparison, he shows many individual char-acerlstics that entitle him to the most favorable criticism. At time his work was truly artistic and on the whole his rendition of the swashbuckling musketeer was thrilling and vigorous Mr.

Dodge's male support was for the most part acceptable while the be one of the attreactive features of Mr. P. J. Cooney, Manual Training the buow. Miss Helen Fowler, Supervisor of Tlio exhibit will not be limited to gold bearing ores, but will have cop Music.

Mr. Mansfield's condition had been reported as excellent. He stated he stood the journey welfr.pm Saranac Lake and was up and' around until threi! days ago. Then a turn for the worse set in and he was confined to his room. On Thursday Dr.

McClel-lan of Pittsburg was summoned. Dr. Allen said today he had feared the worst Eor several days. There were quite a number of. conditions that prevented the patient getting well.

per rock from the Custer Peak and Central School. it is believed many of the bodies will other districts, asbestos from the Mrs. E. V. Hatch, Eighth Grade, never be found.

southern hills, mica and other mln Miss Mae Mowbray, Seventh Grade, Many of the dead are Americans brought here by the Phoenix Bridge erals of commercial value. The ex hibit from Pennington county will company of Phoenlxvllle, which be augmented by the addition of the company had the contract for the During the great last mo Miss Odou, Sixth Grade. Miss Edith Earle, Fifth Grade Mrs. Heckart, Fourth Grade. Miss Knowles, Third Grade.

Mrs. Paddock, Second Grade. Miss Delia Post, First Grade. Longfellow School. exhibit which will be used at the Rapid City celebration next week and will be taken to Huron in charge of ments he was lying in a condition tified and saw that it would not do to remove him to the county hospital as his condition was too serious for the facilities at that institution.

The matter was brought to the attention of the ladies of the hospital Benevolent Association and they immediately took steps to have the patient cared for. Members of the board of county commissioners were seen and agreed to allow sufficient money from the county funds of coma and did no': recognize the an attendant. loving ones at his bedside. There were present at the t'me of his death Miss Stacey, Principal and Fifth Fall River County will have a sepc-ial exhibit of stucco and the other industrial products together with a and Sixth Grades. his wife, his brother, Felix, and young son Gibbs, besides the physi Miss Grace Barker, Third and fine collection of specimens from cians and nurses.

Fourth Grades. to be appropriated to pay the doctor ladies of the cast did excellent work. Miss Louise Marshall in the leading role of Anne of Austria gave evidence of superior talent and handled a rather difficult part with nice discretion. Where Mr. James Fox got his conception of the character of Cardinal Richelieu is probably known only to himself.

The only thing that can be said about bis work beyond its startling originality, is that it is extremely audacious and not at all pleasing. The American people have depended upon such immortal actors as Edwin Booth to portray for them the char Wind Cave. They will also send ex Miss Nona Carter, First and Sec bills and the Hospital Benevolent As hibits of the fruit which is being suc ond Graces. Washington School. cessfully raised in that locality.

This exhibit will be also In charge of a If: MAGGIE BROAD Miss Dorothy Goldbloom, Principal special attendalnt. WATER DIES sociation decided to furnish the funds for his board at St, Joseph's hospital. He was too near death, however, for their charitable intentions to be of avail. He was taken to the hospital at 2 o'clock and passed away at 4 o'clock in the afternoon. The Lawrence county exhibit will be cared for by two attendants, one -4- and Second and Third Grades.

O. R. Smith, First Grade. Miss Grace Baker, Gayville. Miss Mabel Peterson, Maitland, Miss Amelia Young, Two Bit.

from Lead and one from Deadwood whose names will be announced lat Maggie Broadwater, the young wo man who, while mentally deranged er. There Is still room for more sam Very little is known of the life acter as depicted by Bulwer Lytton, in his drama of Richelieu and it is not likely that they will willingly Miss Grace Jones, Mountain jumped from the window of her room of Mexican Joe before he came to the ples of ores and the prospectors and mine owners are requested to send Ranch. on the third floor of a Main street Black Hills. He came here twenty permit Mr. Fox to stray so far from Miss Mae Mowbray of Stillwater, rooming house al noon on Wednes them to Jesse Simmons at Deadwood the lines which have met with their approval, without protest.

Both day last, died a 5:25 o'clock yester- Mlnesota, takes the position made vacant by the resignation of Miss before Monday next so that they may be on hand before the loading of the afternoon St. Joseph's hos years ago from Texas. He had drifted into that state from Mexico where he was born, and had not followed any regular occupation. In Dead-wood for many years he acted as a from our historical knowledge of the character and from the interpretation pital where shi! was immediately car is finished that day. When the schools open September taken after the accident.

Wednesday It Is a notable fact that this will 16, they will be found In first class afternoon and night it was impos be tne first mineral exhibit ever handy man about Harry Smith's place iron work on the bridge. Among the known dead are: B. A. Gantz, general foreman of the bridge company; Chief Engineer Birks; Fireman Davis of the switch engine; John Whallen, foreman; Jim Idah, Indian foreman of about thirty Gaughnawga Indians employed as Hqboi-era. Early this morning row boats were sent out to examine the superstructure still showing above water near the shore ascertain If any workmen were imprisoned in the tangled mass of twisted Ironwork, but none were found alive.

Just below the surface of the water two bodies were seen which cannot be recovered until the tide recedes. Both local and Dominion authorities have taken steps to investigate the cause of the disaster and if possible fix the responsibility. Some workmen express the belief that an anchored pier gave way under the tremendous strain of the overhanging steel work. M. P.

Davis of Ottawa, who built the piers, made a hasty examination last night and declared the piers were In perfect condition, notwithstanding the great steel superstructure had fallen upon them. A local locomotive and several cars loaded with steel girders were moving out on the bridge just before it collapsed. Engineer Jess went into the river with his locomotive, but was picked up in the water 300 feet below the bridge and removed to a hospital, where is said he will recover. His fireman perished. According to the story of Engineer Jess, the steel work overhanging the river was the first to show signs of weakening.

At the first sign of danger Jess shut off steam, but his locomotive continued to move toward the end of the bridge which began to totter and a moment later the engine went Into the river. condition, many repairs and some al shown in South Dakota on the east sible to determine how serious the internal injuries were and at that terations having been made. of great actors, we have come to regard Richelieu as a crafty and designing man but withal one whose greatness rose to sublimity. When that craftiness is made cringing and buffoonery takes the place of greatness, there is an innovation intro and has been occupied with odd jobs in the various resorts since. A few weeks ago he went to work for W.

A. Snvd'er the exnressman. and was in side of the Missouri river. Heretofore their state fairs have been de time it was tiought that she had a good chance for recovery. Thurs voted to agricultural products ex his employ at the time he was taken KKInr lirrrKrII day however, it was found that she was terribly injured internally, that she had sustained a rupture of one slfk.

duced which even Mr. Fox must per clusively and the exhibition of gold bearing ores and other minerals of the Black Hills will be a revelation to most of the people of that section FOR GOV. TAYLOR mit us to decline to accept with any The funeral will be under the direction of the county authorities and kidney, that her liver was affected thing but the severest condemnation. and that she was otherwise torn and of the state. Aside from attractive Mr.

Dodge will present Ingomar at the body has been turned over to S. R. Smith of Lead. lacerated. She suffered intense ag CHICAGO, Aug.

30. A Tribune ness as an entertaining feature, It will be a source of instruction and the matinee today and will close his engagement with the Merchant of ony at times but remained conscious dispatch from Indianapolis says until within forty minutes of the Venice this evening. will interest many in an industry of which they have known little or noth- time of her death. Governor infield T. Durbin made the sensational statement last night that, soon after his inauguration as ng heretofore.

The deceased had no father or PANIC 4M0NG FOREIGN LABORERS CROUCH LINES governor, attempt were made to mother but is survived by two brothers, a sister and an uncle and bribe him to turn over William A WILL EXTEND FIRE DESTROYS Taylor, Kentucky's refugee governor to the authorities of that state for PITTSBURG, Aug. 30. With COURIER-JOURNAL aunt, living at Delnort, Colo. It Is understood that her father at his death left an estate of some importance and that Maggie had not as yet received her entire share. An effort trial on the charge of conspiracy in connection with the assassination of The information comes from abso their houses cracking, their windows breaking and chimneys settling deep Governor Goebel.

Governor Durbin lutely reliable authority that the LOUISVILLE, Aug. 30 The into the earth, several hundred for says $93,000 was offered him. He Crouch line from Rapid City to Mys Courier-Journal building, at Fourth and Freelan streets, in which were says Taylor was cognizant of the at eigners are fleeing from their homes in Portvue, a south side suburb of located th.e newspaper plants of the tic will be extended beyond its present western terminus and that the work on such extension will conm-nience in the very near future. The tempt at bribery and knew all the facts in connection with the meeting this city, fearing death in the landslide which threatens to bury the Courier-Journal and Afternoon Times at which offers were made to Dur was destroyed by fire at an early has been made to communicate with her relatives but owing to the disordered condiion of the telegraph service, no answer has been received to the message sent. The body was taken in charge by Undertaker B.

S. Booth last evening and no arrangements have, up to this time been made for the funeral as it is the intention to await an answer to the message sent to the relatives in bin. hour this morning. management is undertaking a line of improvement in the present road that was suggested by the recent floods The fire started in the top of the street for a distance of several hundred yards and carry twenty-five dwellings with it. A hundred yards below a railroad is making a deep cut for additional tracks.

The earth RAILROAD MEN ACCUSE EACH OTHER PRAIRIE FIRE NEAR PIERRE. which practically swept the line out elevator shaft, supposedly from defective electric wiring, and spread rapidly through the entire structure PIERRE, Aug. 30. A heavy prair between the cut and the street is a ie fire burned down in the northern The editorial and reportorial forces formation of soft shale and soap- edge of Lyman county the first of stone and the whole mass is slowly of existence and made it evident beyond all question that a railroad built in the bed of a creek is not a safe investment in the Black Hills. In the reconstruction of the road which is now going on, this serious this week.

While the extent of the stuck to their desks at the top of the building the hope of getting out a morning paper, but after the exits damage has not been learned in this city it is reported that a large amount a i i ere blocked the members of the objection is being overcome and the force had to be taken out through ui nay uua several ouildings were burned. The new settlers west of the river will have to learn from ex line is being raised to an elevation indows by the firemen. The reinforced part of the build which will insure some protection against future floods. slipping toward the cut. During the past twenty-four hours the street for a distance of a hundred yards with Its buildings dropped 300 feet below the normal level, bursting gas and water mains and leaving half of the city without fire protection.

Three hundred men are vainly to stop the slide, while hysterical women and children watch their houses slowly sliding into the big cut. perience just what the danger of a prairie fire is, and until they do so ing, containing the linotype machines The early extension of the line up and presses, was less seriously aam- LEAD WILL TRY AGAIN. The baseball players of Lead have decided to take another chance again the Deadwood Hose company team. They have lined up another team which will have something of the color of last Sunday's aggregation but it is said that they will have several important changes. The Lead boys believe they have added st'engtu to their line up and promise a good exhibition.

Tie Deadwood team will line up practically the same as last Sunday and that is good enough for ordin will be more or less careless in i gard to starting fires. ged than the other portions of tne CHICAGO, Aug. 30. President Hanrahan of the Illinois Central arrived here yesterday. He refused to discuss the meeting of directors in New York in which he had a personal encounter with former President Fish.

According to a report the following exchange of pleasantries took place: "The meeting stands adjourned." Fish replied: "You are a fool and puppet and "You're a liar!" shouted Hanrahan springing to his feet and an Instant later he reached across the table and grasping the accuser's shoulders, shoved him roughly into a chair. Then "other members rushed in, separated the two men and rushed them out and away in different Castle creek west of Mystic is assured by the fact that the management is already negotiating for supplies ructure. The loss is estimated at 630.000 fully covered by insurance. and construction material for the The damage to machinery Is com paratively small and Mr. Haldeman, building of such extension.

It has not yet been officially announced president of the Journal company, THE SUPREME OOVRT RESTORES MRS. MELLETTE'S HOME. PIERRE, Aug. 30 Special to Pioneer-Times. Supreme court today gave full title to Mrs.

A. C. Mellette to old. home in Watertown. Adverse to state claim based on deed turned over to state by W.

W. Taylor at time of his defalcation. stated that there would no interruption of business, the other papers of the city having offered the Cour Miss Helen Delaney departed on the Northwestern last evening for Seaton, 111., for a visit at her old home. She was accompanied to Dead wood by her brother-in-law and sister, Mr. and Mrs.

Thomas McDonald of Lead. ary occasions. The game wih be how far the first stertch of road will go but it is known that the ultimate destination of the line is the coal fields of Wyoming and that these will be tapped for the supply of the Milwaukee road. ier T.rnftl the use of their plants. played tomorrow afternoon and will be called at 2:30 o'clock at McDonald park.

Editions were Issued from the Herald plantj today. i.

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