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Semi Weekly Reporter (Newspaper) - November 1, 1904, Waterloo, Iowa 39 WATERLOO I 1904 CANNON ROAR ABOUT MUKDEN HEAVY BOMBARDMENT BEGAN EARLY THIS MORNING JAPANESE MOVE EASTWARD LARCE FORCE MASSED SATUR DAY AND SUNDAY Preliminary on Port Arthu Developed Into Fierce Battle Unknown Man Japanese Moving A Oct From early this there haa been a heavy bom of hill by the Jap anese Large masses of Japanese were moving eastward during Satur day aad Sunday Trenches Crowded With Troops of the Japanese in their center which converges at a point plain meets the hills have attained great These manifestations are being fully uet by the so the situation at thes points of the prospective battlefield is now one of greatest interest and ap prehension At the present momen trenches on both sides are crowded with troops and at many places Jap anese and Russians are within hailing distance at Mukden Oct In the battle o river one Russian corps alone lost officers and 7150 men Becomes Fierce Battle Chef eo Oct It is authoritatively reported an upon Port Arthur which began in a way on the 24th developed into a fiercely rag ing battle yesterday The result of yesterdays fighting is unknown Heard Heavy Firing A steamer which has just arrived here tram New having heard firing at Port Arthur last night aM today until she was out of earshot of Defenses On the Japanese opened ar tillery along the whole line The replied and the bombard ment was until the afternoon of the Mth when the Russian guns on Etz Ante mountains became briefly Client That afternoon the Jap anese Russian trenches be tween mountain and the rail road hours of fighting both sides using hand grenades Meanwhile another body of Japanese assaulted the trenches on the slope of Mountain The Japanese brought all available artillery against the the Russians retiring The exploded mines but Jap anese it without Information regarding bombardment between the and is lacking The is reported to have been most from mountain down aong the whole front to the east town Budget Oct Preliminary esti mates tor tbe budget covering January February and March 1905 and the fiscal yean in April next have The war penses are estimated at expenses at THANKED THE PRESIDENT Slocum Testify to Apprecia tion of Efforts Oct Roosevelt received a letter from officers the organization of General Slocum thanking him for the interest he has manifested in the the interest he has manifested in the disaster and for the prompt action in from government service those upon whom in a measure re for the disaster rested BUILDING COLLAPSED Several Buried in thf Debris Death May Result Memphis Tenn Oct build ing by the Continental Sav ings bank collapsed this morning Eight persons have been taken out The only person badly hurt was Jeseph Fisher but he will recover It is believed a negro saloon porter re mains under the debris MANY NAMES REGISTERED Cedar In Getting Ou the Vote Cedar to Reporter The registration In thi city for Thursday Friday and Satur day of last week nearly equals the to tal registration for 1900 and gives evi dence of a large vote In this city on election day The record from the four wards follows First Second Third Fourth 31 In 1900 the total registration fo four days was 1048 and with th names it is expected will next Saturday this mark will be fa exceeded IT OF PARTIES MANY HALLOWEEN FUNCTIONS ARE SCHEDULED FOR THIS EVENING LOOK OUT FOR SMALL BOY f L Tanner Will Entertain Ben Hu and at Party i From Mondays Tonight is the for fes Uval for young people Halloween and a large number of ghost parties ant entertainments similar nature will be given in tiis city Extra po lice protection will be afforded and Young America will do well to keep its enthusiasm within bounds and do little damage to property Mr and Mrs F L Tanner have generously opened their palatial resi dence on Wellington street to the Ben Hur members and their friends The party will partake of the a gi ost party at which the guests wil wear sheets and will be al lowed to roam at will through the roomy house guided only by the flick ering lights of Dane ng will be one of the amusements of the evening The Rathbone Sisters will hold forth n the K of P hall tonight and a large number of guests have been in by the members One of the Halloween functions itat promises to be a great success Is Jie one scheduled for the Douglass nn Graduates of the Waterloo Bus ness college and their friends will nold sway until early morning An orchestra has been engaged and danc ng will be indulged in After the festivities a banquet of sumptuous pro portions will be served Lloyd hall in the basement of Christ church promises to be the scene of white robed figures gliding about in he dark and ghostlike corners to ight The Ladies Guild of the church las planned a Halloween party and an exceptionally fine time is prom sed The home of H B Hoxie 1126 Syca more street C F Green on Walnut treet G T Hewes 820 East Fifth treet and a large number of others will also be open in observation of he festival CALL A PASTOR Rev Noah Garwick Will Take Charge of Christian Church The board of directors of the Water oo Christian church on Grant avenue West Fourth and Fifth tteets have summoned Rev Noah arwick of Griswold to the pastorate f the local church For several the church has been without minister Rev Ed Wright having een the last one here Rev Wright for a couple of years but left or other fields last spring Rev Gar preached in weeks go and made so good an impression pon the congregation that a decision as reached to call him for tie Water oo church The minister has filled he pulpit at Griswold for the last four ears He is expected in this city in bout four weeks Recreated in us the soul of service le spirit of peace renew in us the ense of Louis Steven on Every heart that has beat strongly nd cheerfully has left a hopeful im ulse behind it in the world and bet Ted the tradition of NOTABLE INCREASE IN REGISTRA TION FOR 1904 A COMPARISON WITH PRESENT LIST NOW EXCEEDS TO TAL IN THAT YEAR Over 300 More Have Registered Than During Former in Satisfactory Three for 1904 First ward Second ward 60 Third Fourth ward 1055 Total 351 Three for 1900 First ward 628 Second Ward 611 Third ward 1073 Fourth ward 891 Total 3206 The first tabulation of figures abort presents the registration in the four wards on Thursday Friday and day of last week a total exceeding 4 000 names Below is shown the regis tration on the same days for 1900 the last presidential year the difference being a gain in registration in four years of over 300 In 1900 the total registration for the amounted to 3260 From these figures it is shown that tha reg for three days this year al ready exceeds the total for 1900 by 310 a that wiil b considerably exceeded whan the addi tional the books 1896 regis tration in Waterloo was 2536 for four days a gain in three days for 1904 of 1042 It is evident com parison shown above that the registra Jon in Waterloo this year will exceed hat of any year by many hundred which or the growth of Waterloo and the energy of the who are engaged in vote this year In there were but sixty names registered on the final day but t is expected several additional names will be attached to the registration books on next Saturday in the four ocal precincts Vote Will Be Large Next Saturday last day for All voters who have not can not vote election day and persons who fail to register this ear and vote on election day can ot participate in any petition matters hat may arise before another election The registration in Waterloo for he three days cited above was more ban satisfactory While the exten ion of the city limits gave the nat ural impression that the registration nd subsequent vote would be some arger than in any preceding year it was not presumed that so Jarge a num ier of voters would register on Thurs ay Friday and Saturday A large portion of the increase is ue to the activity of the political man gers on Saturday evening The reg stration books were open until and a steady stream of per ons went through the necessary per between the hours of 7 and The greater percentage of these vere laboring men who had no oppor unity to register previously From hat section of the city recently incor many voters but next will undoubtedly see a still reater number of these present at the our registration places Third Ward Leads The figures above show that the third ward is in the lead for the three ays over the fourth ward by twenty ve names The largest registration as always been recorded In these two and much interest attaches o the showing made this year owing the increased territory now in in both sections of East Water oo covered by the boundary lines of he wards DEATH OF LITTLE CHILD Daughter of Mr and Mrt w L Awty Saturday Thelma daughter of Mr and Mrs W L died Saturday af at oclock at the family home corner ot Sixth and Commercial streets aged eleven months and six days The death was acute indigestion She the only child Mr Sisson is employed by the Cream ery Supply company of Waterloo and the family has resided in Waterloo but a short time The remains of the child were prepared for burial and shipped to Laporte City the home this morning and buried in West View cemetery there The fu neral was held in the Methodist church in Laporte City this morning at oclock NEW LAW FIRM W N BIRDSALL TAKES EDWARD J WENNER AS PARTNER IN BUSINESS IS A PLEASING YOUNG MAN Graduate If Iowa and Yale and Well In Juit Organized A law partnership more than or dinary interest has Just been consum mated between WN Birdsall and Edward J Wenner f The former is a well known and popular practitioner who has maintained an office in the LaFayette building Since the comple SECURING NAME ALLEGATION OF DAVID F JOHN SON IN CASE THE TRIAL TODAY MRS V A HOPKINS APPEARS AS THE PLAINTIFF Defendant Woman in the Can Worked Scheme With Jury Secured From Mondays Daily Alleging that he failed to pay a note for and forgot the necessity of settling a board Mrs V A Hopkins went into district court today to prove if possible these alle gations while David F Johnson the defendant will allege that he was made the victim of fraud and trickery in signing the note and has money due him for labor in excess of the boan A Jury in the case was secured this morning after the arrival of Judge A S Blair from Manchester and the tria was begun this afternoon There are comparatively few witnesses to be examined but their testimony is likely to be somewhat lengthy and several days will be occupied in the trial What Plaintiff The plaintiff claims that Johnson on January 28 signed a note tion of that structure and for several and bas fallea years previous practiced in Blackhawk county and state courts Mr Wenner the ju member of the firm to be known i necessary payments on the paper Mrs Hopkins further avers that John son boarded at her home for severa months at an agreed price of per week The total amount of board as Wenner and Birdsall comes to Waterloo from Iowa He by tte at s a welt versed in law being ment of state university with a degree of LL B At the completion of his law course in this estate Mr Wenner took a postgraduate course at Yale from institution he emerged with degree and a fine knowledge of law The new Blackhawk countys legal fraternity is a man of i is asking the court for Judgment note in the sum of with Interest atC per cent and judgment on the board for the full amount claimed with equal in terest a General Denial There is a woman in the case ac cording to the defendants answer and cross petition to be none other than the daughter of the plain section of the state pleasing personality and bids fair defendant cultivate a large acquaintance in will attempt to prove in court this week that Eva A Rowley is the real principal in the note al though her not attached to the document The defendant avers that the woman mentioned was the proprietor of a laundry at Manchester at the time the note was signed and that her parents represented to him that she was to receive the consideration and real benefit from the paper On these pretenses Johnson alleges he was in to attach his signature to the note with the understanding that it was not to be delivered until the slg MONTH OF OCTOBER WAS QUIET ONE WirTH LOCAL POLICE FORCE IAD NINETY EIGHT CASES nature of the Rowley woman was ob Majority for and of Crimes and Number of Maintain a holy simplicity of mind nd do not smother yourself with a ost of cares wishes or longings un er any de Sales No man is great by imitation each may rise of his own powers till he eaves vultures and eagles Daily The report of Chief of Police Sim merling for the month of October com this afternoon counting the of enders arrested last night and this morning whose cases were disposed of n todays session of municipal court hows that comparatively few per ons were inclined to assist in the of bridges walks etc y turning their earnings into the itys coffers in fines A total of ninetyeight cases were of before Police Judge Mar n the majority being vagrants and lain drunks No unusual cases were by the city authorities during and altogether it is consider 1 a quiet thirtyone days The re ort tabulated follows conduct 12 the peace 17 runk 25 Drunk and disturbing the peace 4 Drunk and disorderly 2 Drunk and using profane language 1 False pretense 2 Fast driving 1 Interfering with officer 1 Indecent exposure 1 Keeping disorderly house 1 Larceny Did Not Sign Note The signature of the woman was never secured says Johnson he the plaintiff for board Johnson denies home an addition engaged to assist in work about living at the Hopkins residence he the indebtedness and states that while Regarding tbe alleged amount due About Board objected to paying the note when due his suretyship and he consequently secure one cent on the strength of posed principal in the case did not Johnson further avers that the sup therefore void and of no account the parents and daughter and is conspiracy and collusion between q to the house His services for this work are placed at 135 no part of which he says have been paid As a counter claim Johnson asks for a judg ment against the plaintiff for 11213 he board having been deducted I C AN OLD EMPLOYE William Humpke Employed By for Many Dead At oclock Saturday evening occurred the death of William Hump ke one of the old employes at the Il linois Central j shops The deceased was born in Germany in 1834 He came to this country when a young man and has been employed by the Illinois Central since 1882 He has worked continuously preserving re good health and was con an able employe The funeral services will be conducted at the Luth eran church by Rev C P Hasskarl tomorrow afternoon at oclock Deceased leaves a wife and two daugh ers both of whom are married WILL LEARN TONSORIAL ART WHILE IMPRISONED AT ANAMOSA TRIP WITHOUT INCIDENT Barber to Be Placed In With Frank Miller MRS HULL LAID BIDE HUSBAND AT RAYMOND LIVED THERE MANY YEARS Had Many In Waterloo Throughout Blackhawk bounty Largely Attended Raymond Oct to Repor funeral services of Mrs Try Hull were held in this place and largely attended Rev Skinner of Waterloo officiating Mrs Hull with her husband among the pioneer residents of tola section of Iowa and her many paid their last respects to an oM time and beloved acquaintance Sunday Mrs Hull whose maiden name Tryphosa Shaw was born near Baf falo N Y on February 20 Iu 1847 she was married to Harvey Hull and almost immediately the came west to Wisconsin whore they for several yean Mr Hull en isled in the army and served coun try gallantly and years in the civil war In 1873 the couple removed from Wisconsin to a farm in Barclay ton Charles Burns the murderer will emerge from states prison a full fled ged barber and Charles Jhe where they lived for tome tittle burglar will have a smattering of knowledge concerning stone cutting afterwards moving to Raymond They lived here continuously until when Mr Hull passed away and the Sheriff J D Caldwell has returned wife moved to Rockwell City where rom Anamosa and gives this account she has since made her home with a of the disposition made of the two son L O Hull Blackhawk county men sent up the Her death occurred at that place ormer for thirteen years and the lat Friday due to old age A short tuner or for six months It was Burns deal service was held there Saturday ana sire and the authorities will yesterday the remains were probably allow the wish that he enter here for burial Mr and Mra HuH he tonsorial department maintained were devout Baptists during their life at the penitentiary time and had many friends throughout The trip to Anamosa with the two thia section of county The men was made without incident At pallbearers at the funeral the trains come to a bare standstill allowing but bell M W a few seconds to alight At this w Edward Marble btt the trip the sheriff reson L o HuH of Rockwell City i tn M the 7 SUNDAY SCHOOL RALLY Children of Grace Church Make Merry Several hundred Sunday school pu pils who attend Grace church joined in there a chance to escape if they de ired but both turned to him with a mile although the penitentiary walls were in sight and woods in the ear vicinity offered an hid ng place on the other hand Neither f the prisoners evinced any desire o escape the penalty which the court ad inflicted and it is presumed will making the rally yesterday a great make model members of the prison j success and an event in the orce Burns was somewhat chagrined I long to be remembered A flitting bro t the Idea of being chained to Barber gram of recitations and ren s he had expected to go alone and dered in the church auditorium without handcuffs but goon forgot he existence of Inquisitive passengers board the train While at Anamosa he sheriff conversed with Frank Mil sent up for rape recently Miller in good spirits and tiie est of health being employed in the tone quarry Beloved let us love so well Our work shall still be better for our love And still our love be better for our work And both commended for the sake of each By air true workers and true lovers born B Browning I am always content with that which happens for I think that what God choses is better than what I Vagrants 28 So for tomorrow and its needs I do Polluting Cedar river 2 not pray i But keep me guide me hold me Lord Total for today DO YOU REMEMBER In G Davis wag born In Quincy Adams was president In G Davis was seven ears old James G Elaine was born Webster and Hayne had their famous William IV ascended the Eng sh throne the first locomotive was by Peter Cooper In became queen of Chicago wag incorporated ith a population of 4170 Michigan was admitted into union Henry G avis was fourteen years of age In B Hayes and lenry G Davis cast their first votes e first telegraph line was established In Taylor was elected resident the free soil party was gold was discovered in Call Henry G Davis was twenty five years of age In Brooks Parker and Charles W Fairbanks were born Henry G Davis was twentynine years old In express was estab from St Louis to San Francis co Theodore Roosevelt was born Henry G Davis wag thirtyfive years old In was burnt the German empire was established Paris capitulated Henry G Davis became United States senator In B Parker and Chas W Fairbanks cast their first votes R B Hayes was elected president Henry G Davis was fiftythree years of age In A Garfield was el president Theodore Roosevelt cast his first vote In cent postage went in to effect Henry G Davis retired from the Tribune i I at oclock before a and ap audience Methodist Sunday school orchestra of Cedar Falls under the supervision of Cutler number of pleasing selections The musical organization numbers sixteen pieces A good siz ed collection was taken up which win greatly assist on the work WILL ENTER BUSINESS Irvine Will Open Millinery Store at The Misses Pear ad Maude Irvine daughters of R 0 Irvine the tea and man expect to a the first of the year They have sn Vinton us lier field all a hdr dressing iamar t They will alsc be associated in we partnership Alts R J Black who resides in The Waterlos are we In Ibis city and a for a commercial expe rience gained in fathers store en East Fourth street Both are ac hao also learned the art be able to conduct their business in the latest and wort approved manner DEDICATE NEW HALL Waterloo People Attend of at Dubuque A party of Waterloo people compos ed of L C Hanlon M J OKeefe Will Henry Clemens and Sam Frank rave gone to Dubuque where tonight they will attend the dedication of a rew hall to be used by the Fraternal Order of Eagles A special program of speaking and toasts has been ar ranged in which L C Hanlon Is num bered as one of the speakers Tha meeting will be attended by every of aeries in the state and by a large number of prominent Ea gles After the business meeting a banquet will be served
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