Colonel Weiss Dies in Troy. TROY, N.Y., April 25.---Colonel Fran- cis Weiss, who served with distinction during the civil war, died at his home in this city tonight, at the age of 94. Colonel Weiss enlisted in New York City in 1861 as a Lieutenant in the Twentieth New York Infantry, Sixth Corps, and was subsequently promoted to Lieuten- ant Colonel, and then to Colonel. He was born in Austria of a noble family, his father being made a Baron for activ- ities in the revolution. His father, mother, and himself were exiled to this country in 1845. The corps in which Colonel Weiss served was known as "Turner's Rifles," and was composed entirely of exiled Austrians.