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La Crosse Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 6, 1906, La Crosse, Wisconsin LIGHTING AND POWER COM THIS PAPER PI The Tribune has largest circulation any in Wisconsin Official Newspaper of La Crosse County Only Local Paper Not Owned by T r u t VOLUME II NUMBER 195 LA WISCONSIN SATURDAY JANUARY 6 1906 PRICE TWO CENTS Disgraceful Row INVESTIGATION ADJOURNED Just After Opening to a Fight in the Court Room YORK Jan H Ro- gers took the stand about noon and gave his residence and name and said he was in the oil business He was asked with what companies he was connected but Attorney inter- an objection and instructed the witness not to answer Commissioner said to The witness will take no advice from you you represent no to the faction I insist you do not further interrupt the ings Rogers refused to answer on grounds of personal privilege and said was not afraid of ating himself A wordy war between Rowe and j precipitated an adjournment j at about I o'clock to prevent a dis- graceful termination of the hearing ordered Rowe to leave but he refused The situation grew tical and refused to continue the hearing with in the room Rogers broke up the seriousness by saying lie wished would order FAMILY S N WHEATON PERSECUTED BY TRUST SUICIDES Jan body of Jacob aged 54 president of the Jefferson Ice company wealthy was found in the corporation offices this A revolver was found near The police are unable to say whether it was murder or cide The physician Dr Charles says Rustman for the past year suffered Josses aggregating several hundred thousands which he declared due to persecutions of the The doctor says man told him rht could not longer claims the patient has been insane for the past two weeks MATT STYER THE MURDERER This picture shows the entire family i John 2 Pearl Stye sweetheart 3 Paul 4 Ralph 5 Hazel who escaped by 6 S N 7 Ruth who died of 8 recover TRAIN TO DIE Thrown from a moving train by a and left lying in a snow in a stunned condition for eral hours before found and cared for was the experience of an un- known tramp at four miles cast of the city Henry Schroeder who runs a loon near the junction found the man lying in the snow shortly after daybreak yesterday morning and at first thought he was dead An Showed however that life i the man would no doubt have still remained and summoning help j to death while lying m a n Mr to his home where a physician was ed Within a short time the heat of the room revived the stranger and ter being treated for a time he fell into a deep sleep throughout the day In the evening he was able to move about and although still dazed remembered enough of what had hap- to tell Mr Schroeder that a had found him stealing a had pushed him off the train weather been cold WHEATON HOME SCENE OF TRAGEDY Slyer entered through window indicated X and after ATTEND THE FUNERAL IS HE CIVIL SERVICE EXAMS SEVERAL KILLED IN EXPLOSION Dispatch Jan are reported killed in at at Ices and stone quarry at Garry Ills south of this city It i- believed six men were killed though official of the company has reports that only three were killed and seven injured U is believed the men were heating mite preparatory to a blast MIDSHIPMAN DECATUR IS Dispatch i Jan announced that Midshipman Decatur had been acquitted of hazing today The largest funeral ever seen in Houston county was that held this afternoon in Caledonia when Pearl Wheaton murdered by her lover Matt and her sister Ruth who died from bullet wounds ed from the same source were laid at rest in the village cemetery A prayer was held at the house and then the funeral cortege formed and two hearses conveyed the flower laden caskets to the village where services were ed by the pastor Hundreds of people from all over the county were there to attend the services and only a small portion of them could get into the church The funeral procession of carriages and sleighs which lowed the remains to the graveyard was a couple of miles long Stores Two state took examinations and live cants for positions look competitive examinations first under the service law in La Crosse Harry G La Crosse clerk Charles La Crosse uty factory inspector Tony J West Salem uty factory inspector J L Thayer Ln Crosse clerk William Yaughan I-a Crosse en- gineer comity today The examinations Were held in the binall council chamber at the city hall and started at 9 o'clock this morning under the direction of Five ly Civil Service Commissioners to take the ry F II Fowler and Frank but did not put in an Winter Nearly the entire day was occupied in examinations the were examined in spelling writing and arithmetic and in special subjects with reference to the sort of work required in the positions for which they were being examined The two state officials Came den George and Factory Inspector August Lchnhoff took seekers made and business houses were closed ing the services Mrs Wheaton still confined to her bed with the wounds inflicted by er was unable to attend the services This morning the caskets in which reposed the remains of her two daughters were taken her room and she took a last long look at the faces of her dear one's whom RUSSIA IN HARD FINANCIAL WAY Dispatch ST Jan condition of this country is extremely threatening Paper ey has been issued far in excess of the ability to redeem The only lution is floating a new loan which is practically impossible while the con- examinations DELIRIOUS PATIENT LEAPS FROM to satisfy the commission that they are competent to continue in their present positions Applicants for appointments the positions they seek arc as will inform the civil service sion and the three highest standing applicants cm the eligible list for the place vacant will be submitted to the appointing officer he being ed to and appoint any one of the three The applicant writes his tion without giving his name and the person who examines the paper does not know the name of tlic writer The paper is marked and graded by number and means is adopted in and i the hope of securing the utmost I ness ST PETERSBURG Jan ery factory is closed on account of the holidays Employers at a eral meeting decided not to open un- lu til after the celebration of Red day Jan 22 stations along the Siberian railroad arc un- der martial law shc never see again in life She stood the ordeal with fortitude in spite of her weakened condition Vid now that the worst is over seem confident that she will speedily recover from her wounds The funeral of Matt Slyer was held yesterday afternoon from his ents home It was private and none but relatives and those who assisted in the funeral services followed the remains to the grave Wife of Victim ROOMER AT HOUSE FLEES Probable Scandal Ends in She Was ly Cultured Dispatch CHICAGO Jan Arthur Gentry aged 26 refined and tured and bearing an excellent tation among her neighbors rushed into the Dr David ty below Her apartments at 522 La Salic avenue this morning and died n a few minutes from a wound in the throat The janitor says about the same time a man supposed to be a roomer at the Gentry ments lied down the street toward the city The woman is the wife of a business man The murdered woman's husband is president of the Universal Trading and Supply They were married last September and highly educated They a place I f CHICAGO Jan Mowing an operation to relieve pleurisy John 11 anna aged 26 gle leaped from a wi low in the pital walked a mile covered only by a blanket and was found dead WILL ICE GET ANY venting to a thickness warranting the commencement of the ice harvest It will lake a long spell of cold weather to bring about the desired result with all this snow on the ground whereas the harvest i would be on now if there was but to the ice beneath pre- I a few inches of snow covering the ice With the winter over half gone and conditions as yet far from favorable for the ice harvest local dealers arc beginning to worry A foot and a half of snow which covers the river is a serious handicap to the icemen It affords a blanket of protection Mrs Herbert L Flint wile of the professional often seen in La Crosse at the theatre has at last been made the victim of an accident which Crosse people have often marveled did not happen during her exhibitions Last night during -i performance at Kenosha she had one of her subjects dancing When she snapped her lingers in his ear and awakened him n came out of his trance so suddenly that he jumped j to be about into the air and planted both feet in Flint's face Severe flesh wounds were inflicted and Mrs Flint is confined n her room Ernest the well known old employe of city who has been with the street department for 30 years sustained a stroke of Tuesday Dec 26 awaking the morning with his right side com- lifeless decided to take a course of cure consisting of cold water and hot water baths and with two weeks of treatment at a local sanitarium he has been natural health and cd to his is able TEREE MILLIONS RECOVERED SAFE KANSAS CITY Mo Jan De- spite the lire last night the Bank ot Commerce opened this morning quarters adjoining Three million cash was found in Uic vaults morning undamaged Constance Day of St Paul is the guest of Miss Irene Hyde m this WHERE DID EXPO MILLIONS The Eagles installed their first of- last night with appropriate ceremonies Following arc the Past worthy Worthy Worthy vice Worthy Bergen Worthy Boehm i Worthy j Worthy Board of Miller Joseph Bartl Col Kircheis C mer a well known Dresbach fell down a hay in his barn as a result of ing a misstep and besides breaking three ribs suffered internal injuries of a serious nature Latest reports from his home were that prospects of his recovery seemed good Dispatch WASHINGTON D C Jan The method and management of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition yet be the subject of a national in- Senator Carter of tana president of the national com- mission is preparing to turn loose a broadside if congress begins an in- into the manner in which the original live millions appropriation and subsequent loans were expended The commission severely criticised the officials The Young Fraternal union ill meet in the parlors of the donia street Methodist church on Tuesday evening Much business is up for consideration and aU young men are invited and especially are the members urged to be present The Emmanon Card club met Tuej day with Mrs C A Hunt Aaron Vance is More no Aaron Vance one of oldest men in Southern Minnesota father of Judge D E Vance of Winona died Thursday night at o'clock at his home at Houston He was 9.3 years 2 months and 20 days old The funeral will be held at I r o'clock on Sunday forenoon and the interment will be in the family lot in the Money Creek cemetery I WIFE DIES BAND ALONE IN THE WORLD Postmaster F -A R Van Meter who has been connected with the yew since life wcm W La five Vias retired from all connection Vith the paper at his own request He will be March I it is reported by Charles J Phillips formerly Of the Northwestern Chronicle of St Paul and now of the New Century ington D C The death of Mrs Carrie Johnson occurred this morning at 1406 Avon street where she moved a few days tgo from the vicinity of Onalaska Deceased was 74 years of age and death was due to old age and a com- plication She was born in Norway Her husband alone survives They had no children and no brothers or sisters The funeral be held day afternoon at 2 o'clock from the home of C Gilberg of 1409 Berlin street BRYAN WELCOMED AT MANILA Dispatch MANILA Jnn en- received by the negroes of the island addressed the tives urging them to treat the United States fairly William McClintock one of the oldest settlers of La Crosse county died yesterday at his home in West Salem after two years illness with paralysis Deceased was an uncle of lin Garland the well known author and was well known all about the county many ybars he con- ducted a farm in Gills coulee finally retiring and moving into the village He leaves a wife and two sons C W of the village and McClintock who is out west Fair and tonight fend day There is no indication of cold weather on map anywhere Highest temperature in 24 hours 34 lowest 20 Barker Butler left Friday for bault Minn where he is attending Shattuck hall mother Mrs John Fetter accompanied him to St Paul where will remain a ple of weeks Mrs Irish desires to see all children of the Sunday school the ages of and 14 at the sonage afternoon to com- plete the organization of the King's I Heralds J
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