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Chief-Reporter, The (Newspaper) - November 11, 1908, Perry, Iowa VA JS h PERRY IOWA NOV 11 BOB PICKET STILL GRAND JURY INDICTS SEVEN Work for This Term Has Been ed and the Jury Has Been Dismissed MAM MUST STAHD TRIAL FOR GAMBLING Baker James Carrel and Clarence Smith Indicted for Breaking and Entering Milwaukee Car FREAK ELECTION BETS Extremes to Which Some Men Will Go in Politics Kansas City In the whole realm of chance the boundaries of which in- clude the heavens above the earth be- neath and the waters under the earth there is nothing upon which men will not contrive to bet And nothing as yet has been found from an immortal soul to an ancestral patrimony which men have not been found willing to wager The grand jury completed its worK at Adel and was dismissed for j this term The foreman announced that fl been aeven indictments had against various parties although the names of only six were made public Fred Baker James Carrel and Clarence Smith the three men who were -ed by Constable Dave Willis at Dawson for breaking and entering a Milwaukee car will be tried on They -are accused of stealing a number of pairs of shoes consigned to in this city and Helling them to various parties Some of the goods were found jen tne men when they were arrested A was returned against Fred for assault with intent to commit murder Two indictments were returned against H O Clements the proprietor of a livery stable at for ling and a gambling nuisance A large number of witnesses were ex- in this case and the trial of the ease will attract a great deal of inter- est in this part of the county The case of the Vermont Machinery Go vs The DeSoto Creamery Co was given to the jury yesterday but a dict had not been reached last evening Today the case of Jordan vs a dispute involving a contract trill probably be although it is possible that the rase of Clement vs bourse will be taken up If betting abounds in the pathetic and tragic it furnishes also plenty of com- edy The open season for the freak or i bct was nere the found election and its variety ingenuity and eccentricity is amazingly infinite Pay IN SERIOUS CONDITION Man Struck Over the Head Last Week by E L Ellis is Hot Yet Out of Danger Bob Picket who was so badly injured last week when he was struck on the head by Ed Ellis is still in a very serious condition and the chances for his recovery are not of the beat although he has been somewhat improved the Ust few days The attending physician last night re- ported that the wounds on his head and eye were healing nicely from the out- side but there is little if any FAMOUS BICYCLE RIDER VISITS THIS CITY Major Edward A Weed Has Travelled More Than Miles Since May Perry entertained for a short time yesterday Major Edward A Weed a veteran bicycle rider is on a trip from Portland Me to Portland Ore Major Weed is year sold but despite his age is as active as moat men at thirty and on his present trip will what few riders of any age would undertake He left Portland Maine on May 28 1908 and has travelled miles on to be at the This b An Easy Teat Sprinkle Allen's in one arid nnt in the other and the difference Just the thins to me when rubbers or overshoes become essary and to SoH Everywhere Dont accept any substitute GENTLEMEN vlf you want to buy over- coals made in America Gome to our store we carry that line ROBINSON Clothing House day It on the morning after election and in many a country town and let or even in the larger cities one prominent citizen will be seen fully trundling another around the lic square or perhaps rolling a peanut up too main street with a toothpick the cheera and jeers of his fellow townsmen who have gathered to ness hia humiliation Not so common Vut equally amusing is the whereby the loser is to blow a feather a mile or secures to the winner the privilege of throwing a dozen eggs at the loser As the result of an election bet in Denver in 1896 a devotee of the 16 to 1 had to appear in the public street with his face covered with gilt In ST Y in 1894 a business man as a result of a wager that Parker would carry New York was required to go to his business for two days dressed as a clown He escaped tbe fool killer but the violence done to his feelings caused him to register a solemn vow never again to make a freak bet ilar to this was the bet of the Boston man who engaged to go to the chamber of commerce barefoot and the phia man who bad to sleep all night as a tramp in a public square After the elt campaign of 1804 two Philadelphia men had to start out at 7 o'clock one night with a street organ In of one of the popular danes halls one played the organ and the other collected One of the losein wore a placard announcing that he was a- fool who had no better sense than to bet on Parker and then go vote for him Two other had to pay an organ bet after a recent city elect ion and during the day got into several fights from which the police had to them A Reading Penn man fared better He gave an Italian for the use of Ins organ and in the course of the collected twice that amount blacking the winner's boots in public is another election stunt A Jacksonville Til mait was required to take a brush and a pot of black paint and paint the name of tlie candidate against whom he voted on ev cry v fence lie was evidently a union man for he refused to work at Ins job longer than eight hours In St Paul Minn after the re election of Johnson a wealthy can business man lost his bet with 1 coachman and pulled the latter through the streets of the city in a In I the campaign a Cinci nati artist lost his end of the bet and had to paint a portrait of tbe elwed president which later pre willed to him The story is told that the marriage of an American business man to a known singer was made to il on tlie nomination of Mr Taft fo president If ft was not tho parties wen to separate and speak to each other but if nominated they were to be marr In after tile election of ley a man had to as a museum fieak in the first eini eanie to town the made a speech to the Tlie 1000 campaign was fruitful freak bets it being estimated that the j were no less than of them that In one city he middle west a i losers carnival was held and the losers did their bearing placards I bet on Perhaps the most re SKle WUt J ments in other ways He is restless and this trip most of the time and seems other side of the States to to C paraded on his right of his Thanksgiving he nde has partial use of his left leg It has taken him through 16 states and be wilf probably be several days before th has registered at every the thousands of towns through which he passed A Governor's Opinion Stock Show Gov Cummins upon being asked to has passed Major Weed has been express an opinion relative to the Inter- national Live Stock Exposition of cago to be held from Nov to 10th made the following The International Live Stock ion has been a potent factor in giving to the live stock industry the position it ought to hold throughout the West It has brought into existence many other like character in the valley and has infused new life BRIDGE MAN IS GUT ON THE HEAD Ralph Lawrence Injured While Working On a Bridge in the Vicinity of Fonda Ralph Lawience a young man who re- sides at 1319 Sixth street is suffering from a bad gash on his forehead as the result of an accident which befell him while he was working near Mr lawrence has been working with bridge gang on the Spirit Lake di- vision of the Milwaukee and it was while engaged in that work that he was injured A heavy chain near which he was standing broke without ing and he was struck on the forehead with one end of it A bad gash was cut which necessitated a number of stitches He waa brought to his home in this city and the injuries given medical at- tention by the family physician Dr Paul ANNUAL HUNT FOR FIREMEN parents of a girl born Tuesday morning Hiss Delana and sister of Caroll were Perry visitors Sunday on their way to Des Moines Miss Delana is a teacher in the public schools of Dana Mrs E- Weidman returned to her home in Herndon yesterday after ing with her daughter Mrs Will who accompanied her home SUPERVISORS FINISH COUNT OF BALLOTS bicycle rider for many years and during the past eight years has been in nearly every American and Mexican state Hi has travelled in Cuba and in the eight years has ridden a distance of miles He rides a machine which i equipped with a outfit ii addition to the usual kit of tools etc Major Weed ia a newspaper man and turer and ere he reaches his destination will have material for many -an inter- esting article He arrived here from Dallas Center into the science of breeding In my own went north to Grand Junction from state its effect upon the display of live place he will follow the line of the stock at the state fair has been so Northwestern to Omaha that it is everywhere remarked AFTER CATALOGUE HOUSE Stand Chicago is peculiarly well situated WOULD ESCAPE for such an exposition It is convenient to the Korth South East and West In Knife and File Found in Cell of Chisago the champion herds may be Bandit annual Minneapolis Minn Nov assembled at the close of the annual show season to contest for final honors minimum trouble and expense I hope that the International Live Stock Exposition may continue its helpful and brilliant career Company Mnst Trial in Iowa Upon an intimation that the firm of will resist every effort of the Iowa federal courts to bring that firm to trial in Des Moines next day federal officials served official mons upon the Chicago catalogue house In the summons which was forwarded by Deputy United States Marshal mond the big Chicago concern com- manded in the name of the president of the United States to appear before Judge McPherson in Dea Moines next Tuesday contend that the Iowa courts are without jurisdiction The firm is preparing to demand that extradition papers be issued and it will resist ex- tradition m the federal courts at Chicago irrespective of the summons which was forwarded to day for service upon it Tangle ia the First Ward of Perry Is Out the Best Way The board of supervisors at Adel Monday morning and by evening had completed their work of the ballots for the recent election But little change from the figures published in the Chief last week will be found and the official table will be published within a days A had been reported Wild Game en the sMth ot This Month LOSERS PAY FOR STAG THE Flanagan jmd Howard Moody J the Captains Selected to The Hunters At the regular meeting of the Fire Department last evening thi liminary for the soon hunt were made and the big event i be pulled off on Tuesday November The following day a big stag dinner be given at which time the losing in the hunt will serve the game kitte and otherwise banquet the The annual hunt was started a W ber rof years ago and proven tB the event of the year to most members of the department are chosen and the thirty-six me of the department are tat squads who are scored according to t amount of game they bring year the captains chosen were Moody and Dan decide upon the number of points various kinds of game will count 3 va j ballots of the Perry First Ward owing upon deUHa of tte given Thus will occur the most sensational to the fact that someone an error in certifying to the number of votes j cast The number reported did not tally with the poll books and the fault was found to lie in the fact that the straight tickets had not been marked on the envelopes These were counted and j ters straightened out to the satisfaction Of the evening of all Had the result been enough c Tuesday evening the anniversary I the local chapter of the B O celebrated by a social session and three course dinner at the I Mr and Mrs J B Wallia had been prepared The ing was that the democrats were to come at once and dig Williams up but with strength nc broke the lid which had only been loosely fastened dug his way out through tbe loose soil and managed to beat the mourners back to the club Later the democratic delegation came in and an enjoyable time was had Williams paid the and was voted a jolly good fellow Another election bet is that which re- quires the loser to pile a half dozen bricks on the curb on one side of the street and then carry them to the other and pile them there repeating that operation all day long these freak stunts with tlie able assistance f the local Kind and the show always as to put out the S 0 card Fiank Shercliffe accused of the fight over jurisdiction tlie Des ern Pacific train robbery in Minneapolis federal courts have ever seen on April 17 intends to carry out Co are under threat to the effect that he will never for alleged fraudulent use of serve another prison sentence WAS the mails in that it is claimed the today by tho finding of a file in firm's catalogue advertised paint which hia cell in the Hennepin county jail found to be not as The Shercliffe arrived from Chicago laat men are back of the Tie was the entire ment ti ip and refused absolutely to talk ex- cept to deny his guilt When searched in the county jail a knife was found in his pocket This was taken away and laid on the jailer's desk Shercliffe ever gained possession of it being locked up Jailer Nels Clausen missed it and and two deputies went to the cell found it hidden in the bunk on any one candidate BO that the First Yard would have changed it all of tha would probably have been thrown out In the night Harry a trusty a jail sentence for larceny ed a file into cell The jailer who had decided to search the cell daily found the file in the bunk TUndall con- fessed and both he and Shercliffe were handcuffed in their cells The grand jury has indicted Shercliffe but the date of his trial has not been set Special officers will watch constantly from now on Colorado has not put in a claim for the prisoner and the chances are that he will draw the limit for robbery un- the Minnesota laws which is thirty I veara His sentence in Colorado ia but i twenty years A Little on Mr Hearst The musicians union of Milwaukee has been very partial to Debs While William Randolph Hearst of the League and his candidate Mr Hisgen were touring the west in quest of the elusive voter were billed to speak in a paik Tho local committee had hired a to conv the denizens of the Imig to the meeting bue nobody cam but a few stragglers When the chairman was about to in the candidate someone on th platform suggested a little more The word wsw given to the musicians who were all socialists and to the amazement of Messrs Hearst and and the local faithfuls the band struck up Smarty Smarty Smarty Thought You Ifad a This brought forth peals of laughter Inquiry of the musicians failed to re- veal any information as to whether it fust happened or the band really meant it WANTED BIG Denver Asked to Hamd Over Twenty Thousand Dollars Denver Colo Nov I number of nice toasts in honor of Forgrave who was one of ti charter members of this chapter Forgrave made a very happy It developed that several of the superintendents of the state are bers of the P E O It is a society to entertain the hush of the members once a year to and the married members had their hi bands present last evening and successful in testing the clew has yet been obtained by the qualities of the unusually to the identity of the woman who attempted to from Mrs Chandler Phipps by threats and being foiled attempted to I lhcr Foleys Orino kill herself and Mrs young cure by daughter Helen by hurling two sticks tni so dynamite from the automobile in winch V Orino they were sitting in front of the j not pleasant to COLLEGE NOTES Miss Helen who was called to her home near Unt week c.uiso of her father's getting hurt is back in school and her father much Miss Arvella in the depai Shu was formerly a student in the college at Denison Carrie Beeler left last evening for Chi cago where he will enter the company hospital and be treated for the injuries he received at work on the switch laest August Relief from the wounds has not come to Mr as soon a bvf the i he expected and of his will hope that he is tn in Chicago bet made that year or for thai matter ever on any election i was that between George Williams i a Philadelphia democrat and Henry I Rudolph a republican of Falls i whereby the winner was to have the and satisfying pleasure of burying tho loser alive fully crawled into the handsome casket which hnd for the sion The lid was put in and tlic placed in a pine box and the top ed on Provision had been made for the victim to breath though as a ter of fuel he was half smothered in a few momenta The procession to Buckeye hill a nearby grove where a shallow grave dug the vim lowered into it and a or two of earth thrown over him The republican then returned to the club where THIS Special Suits and UNDERWEAR WORK CLOTHES THK BEST Boys Suits and Overcoats and 00 0 F CO Mrs Alice enrolled Shorthand department Monday the taught room in the city school Monday The lecture Friday evening by Edwin was a great treat and was one of thn lectures ever given in the city Lloyd Kester returned from Monday bad spent a week at home Hat tin Freestone is out of school for a few days on account of Miw Gardner of compelled to leave school on of home She was a good Mr and Mrs arrived from Paris on the car yesterday to at- tend reception of tho O G Club given by Mrs and Rev Smith at the home of the former on North sixth street They will visit few among intimate friends be- fore returning to home I THE TIME MAY COME There will be many i life a pood ni your favor Mull bo a- gmiL help to you that corner if arc with you may be assured of our friendly consideration jou au invitation to bank The wo will make it of to PEOPLE'S Savings BanK able building at the corner of and Stout streets in this city The woman had registered at the American house last Friday as Mrs H E Cones of Albany N Y and to Atrs represented herself to be a cial writer for newspapers and at ent collaborating with Joseph Medill Patterson in preparing a book on ism and society Her description as noted at police headquarters is os Aged 35 possibly 40 height B feet 3 inches weight 120 pounds brown hair streaked with gray straigh nose perfect teeth hands soft and nails well manicured clothes black apparently from Fifth enue deep mourning of fine material hut plain long black coat black suit and waist black hat with ers heavy and long black veil draped from hat over shoulders in speech and manner a gentlewoman Feigning insanity most cleverly or temporarily deranged by the use of morphine and the result of illness the strange woman tossed unconsciously on a cot in the quarters ot the jail last night To Chief Armstrong and all others who talked with her she told an herent rambling unsatisfactory story 1 don't know who I am I know I am moaned I came to Denver from somewhere m the cast with Madame She had si influence over me and she would help me I met her on tiain I WHS once very ill and nearly died of brain fever and to the use of morphine Madame me Mrs Cones by suggestion She was soing to cure me of that terrible morphine Know that she me to do things anil that I out to do them but I don't remember what were The woman ignorance ot what she had done that caused her ar rest She had been visited at her hole by another woman who bos not yet been Ideated do not have to take con ally after taking O nvi For bale P Dooley Go to The Devil Nov 17 causing pneumonia and consumption will soon b hero Cure your cough now ami strength en lungs with Foley's Honey am Tar not risk starting the winte with weak lungs yen an Tnr will cure the most cough and colds and prevent serious results I For sain by K P cy Vests in S kim
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