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Mt. PLEASANT, Pil., April 3 - Tiiis town was shnken to its very center at 3:35 o'clock yesterday moruing. At that hour seven Hungarian rioters were shot dead and tweuty or moro wounded by deputy sheriffs. The greatest excitement prevails. The atable in the rear of Undertaker Zimmerman's store was used for a morgue and streets and alleys near it were crowded with anxious Huns and natives. As fast as the bodies were recc?nized friends took them, and the moaning and wailing of the relatives was heartrending. Ueadly Result of the Firing. Following is a list of killed: James roehle, shot through the breast; Paul tohannisin, head; John Fudor, left eye; Valentino Zedal, neck; Antón Rist, head; Jaco4b Shucoskey, head; Creszo Binero, breast. All were Poles or Slavs except Binero, who was an Italian. Shucoskey is the only oae known to have been married. None of them was naturalized. The carnes of the wounded are not all obtained. All are foreiguers. Gathering of the Strike. At about 2:30 o'clock yesterday morning about 1,000 men gathered around Morewood. The deputies were keeping a sharp lookout. Their orders were definite. No one was to fire unless attacked, or 'when an advancing enemy failed to halt at the command. Finally, at almost 3 o'clock, about 500 strikers arrived on the Morewood road f rom Standard. This isthought to have been the last arrival. Each man in the crowd of 1,000 or perhaps more was armed. Some carried sticks, some fence rails, some clubs tbat looked like small battering rams. As the Standard men and their allies drew up on the road leading past the company's store, the other forces on the hills gradually drew nearer ; the "B" shaft. At that time strikers were stationed, besides at the above named places, on the hill west of the works, called old Fort Defiance, and immediately in front of the store. A Dash for the Company Fence. "Your reporter followed the Standard crowd and halted on a hill to the east of the store. Frqm there a fair view could be obtained. The moon, which had been hiding behind a cloud, suddenly appeared and threw its rays across the scène of the conflict. The column advanced to ward the Morewood atore. The guards were in charge of Deputy Sheriff McConnell and Capt. Loar. The latter had been sworn in as a deputy, as were also some ! twenty men from Company E. They were stationed at the west side of the company's store. The deputies under McConnell were at the east side. As the Huns advanced making but little noise, ! the deputies remained silent. Then the Huns passed, but they were bent on misi chief. The column had not all passed when those in front made a dash on the company fence. Huns Fire the First Shots. Capt. Loar cried "Halt," but not a Hun Btopped. Their auswer was a fusillade o. revolver shots. One bullet whizzed pasi Capt. Loar's head, and two men standing near hirn each feit the hot lead pass their bodies. The deputy sheriffs theu came to the relief of the soldier deputies. The Huns dashed down the road and broke for the company's stables. Another command to halt. Another auswer to the cal! by pistol shots.. The iufuriated inen kepl their course toward the stables. The command was given to fire and the deputies carne to aid Capt. Loar. Tbe strikers replied, but there were too many shots from the repeating rifles. The air was alive with bullets. How many shots were fired will probably never be known. When the Smoke Cleared Away. When the smoke cleared away and the men ventured near the dead it was found that seven men had fallen, and one will die from the effects of a bullet. The surviving strikers fled with remarkable rapidity. Soon physiciaus and undertakers arrived and the bodies were examined and those wounded given all possible aid. The exact number of wounded cannot be given, but Dr. Marsh said that at least flfteen were disabled. The Huns were careful enough to help those away who were able to travel. No deputy or guard was hurt in the least. These men did nobly. It is not thought that they are to blame, although prominent labor leaders telegraphed to one of the national leaders that "seven Hungarians were killed without cause." The Military in Charge. At midnight Morewood was under military control, the entire Tenth regiment, including staffs, beiug on the ground. Two companies of the Eighteenth regiment arrfved at 1:30 a. m.