Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, September 14, 1903

Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette

September 14, 1903

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Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1903, Cedar Rapids, Iowa VOLUME 21--NO. 212. CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER .14, 1903. PRICE FIVE CENTS. POWERS WILUJMP1RE THE FIGHT TneRusso-Austrian Agreement Concerning the Turko Bul- garian Petersburg Paper Demands Consulate Attacked. Paris, Sept. foreign office advices from Bulgaria show the sit- uation is growing more serious owing to reports that Turkish troops are Klwly Hearing the border. If the ad- vance there will be a gen- oral mobilix.atiun of Bulgarian forces preparatory to meeting eventualities. The Rntiso-Austrian note to the powers has been received here and is now under consideration. It sots forlh that in the event of. hostilities between Turkey and Bulgaria, Russia and Austria will not give support to either parties, but will hold each of them to it strict accountability for their actions. It is expected Frar.ce will adhere to the Russo-Austrian at- titude. Demands Intervention. St. 1'eiersburs, Sept. Novoe Vrcmyu today demands active inter- vention in Macedonia ami proposes as a solution of the difficulties the at- taching of officers bf fort-inn powers to all Turkish repressive expeditions with authority, to prevent unneces- sary cruelties. Fired on French Consulate. Berlin, Sept. dispatch to the I'Y.-Mikfort Zeilung from Sofia sr.ys Ihc- Turkish troops have raided the Bulgarian frontier near Tckenflsche and driven off three herds of sheep. The dispatch adds that Turkish sol- diers at Klerk-Killsseh. in Turkish territory, lired on tlie French consul- ate, breaking the windows. A party of Turks bivouacking near Giohtepe liiii] with them twenty Bulgarian Co- rnell and girls. Five hundred fugitive women and children have arrived at Tekendsche. States marshal in this city United today. Parole Law Commended. Fort Madison. Iowa. Sept. don Jones of the Fort Madison peni- Inliary pays a high compliment to overnor Cummins in his biennial re- port just ttled, in which he com- mends the working of the parole sys- tem. He declares that the suc.-ess of the system is in large measure due to the great care luken by the gov- ernor in handling the matter. The penitentiary gained 35 in population the biennial period. The earnings from convict labor in the term was which is slightly less than in the preceding term. The discipline of the penitentiary has been excel- lent. QUIET REIGNS AT BIERDT Washington, Sept. navy de- partment today posted the following: "Admiral Colon telegraphs from Beirut, Sept. 1-, that he exchanged very satisfactory visits with the gov- ernor general. The governor general has personal charge of Ihe vice con- sul's case. The late chief of police has been deposed. Twenty-eight per- sons, including Ihe principals in Ihe dislurbances of last Sunday, were ar- rested. Beirut is cuiet. The adrnin- Islralion of Ihc new governor general inspires confidence. The former gov- ernor general left Sept. 12 for Con- stantinople. Wirineshiek Republicans, fforah, Iowa, Sept. the re- publican county convention for Win- m-shick county, S. Jacobsun was nom- inated for representative: K. J. Hook, superintendent of schools; TO. R. Vlaincs, treasurer; George Mizener, shoriiT. SEC'Y LOEB ON THE "CARPET" Oyster Bay, L.. I., report that President Sept. Roosevelt has objected to the presence fair Thomas Lip ton at a banquet which the president himself was to attenu, given by the Seawanhke Corinthian Yacht club in the club house on Cen- ter Island September IS, has been explained.t It seems that the presi- dent had been assured that the func- tion was for club members only and that there were to be nn other guests. The apparent slight was ex- plained by Secretary to President Loeb, who said he' had written the letter that caused the niuddle. Mr, spent a bad hour with the president last night. Yacht club officials, however, do- clarc the responsibility rests with them and they are anxious to show that the president and secretary were innocent of the whole transaction. They say Sir Thomas, being' an honorary member of the club, needed no invitation, and that President Roosevelt therefore would be Llio "only" guest of honor. FLORIDA SWEPT BY HURRICANE i __ Property Damage Very Car Load of Dynamite Ex- Sensation in Pennsylvania Pen- Refuses to Pay Fees. Jacksonville, Sept. gers arriving todajj by Fatal Wreck in Minnesota. Dasscl, Minn., Sept. east bound passenger train on the Great Northern railway was wrecked ono mile west of this place. An un- known man, stealing a ride on the truck of a day coach, Several pnssuiiK'ers wore none fatally hurt. The went into the ditch. was killed. in.iured, biit entire train traln from Tampa report the .property loss there by the hurricane one millions dollars. No wires were working south of Jacksonville this morning, and the details of the hurricane which swept over the southern ipart of the state Saturday are incomplete. So far as known, seven people were killed, the bodies of five betns washed up near Miami on the east, coast, and two- near Boynton on the west side of the state. Passengers arriving today on belated trains report that on the east coast many vessels; were wrecked. Above Miami it is reported seven or eight vessels are ashore. The prop- erty 'loss in the cfty of Tampa is about a million dollars. West Tampa is Hooded by rain. No loss of life is reported in Tampa, although several persons were hurt by railing trees. Much injury was done orange groves and gardens. The disturbance this morning is sweeping across Alabama and The Earlier Reports. Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. sonville has been cut off from the outhern and eastern Florida points y wire for the last three days as a esult of the severe storm. Nothing eflnite can be .learned as yet re- arding the loss save that the hur- icane was most destructive. It is eported that three steamers and ve schooners are ashore at Fort lauderdale, twenty-five -miles north, f Miami, and that a number of odies have been washed ashore, iii- icating wrecks off the coast, with ossibly great loss of life. Buildings at Lemon City, Miami nd other points on. the east coast rere blown down. In Dade county mch damage has been done- to the range groves, pineapple plantations, nd other fruit interests. The hurricane seemed to strike ight across the peninsula, sweeping: he orange belt and hitting Tampa the west coast. It Is rumored hat great damage was done, streets vashed "uway, electric light and tele- hone systems almost destroyed-, uildings blown down, and some ives lost. It -is impossible to veniy he report, as no wire- communica- lou has been had save in a few lashes. A COLD WAVE COMING. WILL BIT THE CORN CROP 1 he Chicago, Kept. 14 Crec-pins s ily and surely oust ward, the fro weather that now centers i Dakotas is roach ing out to thi the foi'ii crop Iowa aiul ".Illinois ami the wheat oC the entire central The frost is expc-eted to reach Illinois- tomorrow or Wednesday, 1L envelop Iowa tonight, and may roach as far down ay Kansas, un- less checked by an unlocked chanpre in conditions. This is the. announcement made by the wea t her of Li c ia I s "Illinois likely w.Ul not feel the f nil cilf 1 I1T I effect of the drop in temperature be- jULLlV All o fore Wednesday. The humidity the past few days then give way to bracing cold, ail the mot c severe because of its early appear- ance." An arert of high pressure accom- pan led by freezing temperature and frost has been hanging over the Da- kotas since 1'riday, I'c has been pre- vented from moving eastward by storms moving from the southwest, which have kept the Mississippi val- ley warm anil rainy. i'esterday it bcrgan moving and at observation time last evening it had affected western Iowa. A difference of twenty degrees in temperature was noticed between eastern and western Iowa. At DCS Moines the tempei'riture was 70 degrees, vt hile at Omaha it htul fallen to 50 and was still down. A greater difference was ob- served in Kansas. The temperature at Wichita, in the east, was 84 de- grees, while at Dodge City, in the west, it was only The two eities were only on the edge of the re- gion by the high temper- ature pressure, and the observation towns to the north and west reported much lower temperatures. Some of the low temperatures re- ported at observation time were: Bismarck, N. D., 34; Cheyenne, Wyo., Huron, S. D., 30; Helena, Mont., Zander, 38; Rapid City, b. D. 3G; Winnipeg, Canada, iQ. 'EARFUL DYNAMITE EXPLOSION Bay City, Mich., Sept. thousand pounds of dynamite in Ircighl car exploded in the west side yarus of the Michigan; Central rail- yesterday, killing two men, in- uring three others, and wrecking juilding's 1'or a long distance around. The dead are as follows: K. Boucher, switchman. Clarence Hopper, switchman. The injured were John Crackle, conductor; William Noble, fireman, and Robert Roblin, engineer. The explosion of the dynamite, it believed, was caused .by the dis- charge of a cartridge, -a quantity of ammunition forming part of the con- tents of the freight car which held the dynamite. Three hundred houses in the immediate vicinity had chim- neys torn off, windows smashed, and were made uninhabitable. The shock was felt, for five miles were brolten at Essexville, three miles distant. The railroad yards .were a mass of wreckage. THE DOCTOR SAYS THEY MUST COME OFF. INCLUDED MANY TOPICS money question, the "democracy ever will be in INTERURBAN COMPANY NOW INCORPORATED Iowa City, Iowa, Sept. Imva City, Kalona and Washington Railway company has iiled articles of incorporation at the Washington, county court house. The new corporation will build an Intel-urban line between Jowa City and Washington, with Kalona as an Intermediate point. The company in- corporates for with the fol- lowing officers: President. Geo. Rod- man. Washington; secretary, Willard J. Welch. Iowa City; treasurer, C. M. Ivack. Washington. NEGRO MURDERS WHITE MAN. Oskaloosa, Sept. Henry, white, was killed by James Lobbins. colored, near Buxton. He was hit on Ihe head with a scantling. Lob.bins escaned. St. Lo'.iis Unions Protest. St. Louis. Mo.. Sept. a lengthy discussion the Central Trades and union voted unanimously to protest to President Iloosevelt against his action in reinstating W. A. Miller in the government printing office. Uenisnn, Iowa. Sept. speech of .1. K. Sullivan, democratic candi- date for governor, at the opening of the campaign here, covered a wide of topics, including the larii'f, :rusts. monopoly, labor, Ihe Philippines and historic attitudes of the two great parties. "The taril'l! aids in erecting mo- nopolies." lie said, "ami is the basis ot all Irusls. The trouble is, and has been ,that our people have not yet given the trust question Ihe serious attention it deserved. The inevitable consequence of combinations is the elimination of competition." He insisted that the tariff should be for revenue only, and declared that "any other theory ot levying taxa- tion is contrary to the letter of the constitution and the spirit of free in- stitutions." Speaking on the Mr. Sullivan said ever has been and favor of a stable and sound currency, jit is as much opposed to a trust money as it is to a trust in the pro- ducts of labor. It is the fundamental principle of the democratic parly that money should bo under the control ot the general government, and in quan- tities sufficient for all practical pur- poses." He denounced the proposed system of asset currency, and asked: "Dt you fully appreciate that system ot statesmanship which wishes to en- graft on the law of our country statute permitting the tan-dollar bil to be based upon the assels of sonit defunct bank -and is unwilling to have a ten-dollar bill based upon thi silver bullion of our country? Whicl asset would you prefer? That th< bank in the, hands of a receiver, 01 silver bullion in the vaults of tlv United States? Such is the inteii lion of the Fowler bill. The: Aldricl bill is along the same line, but step in advance. "The republicans say they poin with pride, to the course they have pursued in the Philippine islands. Tin pride they may feel is not the I wish. I do not believe an Ameri can army should be stationed any where for the subjugation of a fre people, not even in our own lam The people in the Philippine arc able to govern Another Servian Plot. London. Sept. special from the Bulgarian frontier reports an- other Servian military plot discovered at KraEiiicvats, fifty-nine miles from Belgrade. Several more officers have been arrested. inland themselves." ROOPS flAKE WAR ON WOMEN AND CHILDREN ,11 News From Scene of Conflict in Turkey Tell of Terrible Atrocities. Sofia, Bulgaria, Sept. Al- anlar. ami Turkish collected i ;ne vilayet of Adrianople appear be pursuing their usual tactics of 'Urning and plundering the villages nd killing the peasants instead of miking an atteniDt to brealc uu tile nsurgent bands. Little news is filtering through rom Monastlr, but all reports hat the position of the Christians is Icsperate. The Turks are making a leap, sweep of the whole Bulgarian The Albanian 'soldiers in he vilayet of Adrianople are stated o be entirely beyond control. At Kostursco the inlluential beys complained to the officers the ex- :esses committed by the troops. The Tfficers resented the criticism and .old the soldiers that Ihe beys were riends of Ihe revolutionaries, where- ipon Ihe soldiers burned Ihe beys' [arms. The Turks have burned the vil- ages of Almagik and Kerikler, in .he district of Losensrnd. They be- leaded twenty-two Bulgarians at Al- :nagfk in the presence of their fam- ilies. Twelve thousand troops a.re assem- bled around Malkotnovo, and are en- gaged in pillaging and burning Ihe ,-illages. Tile population everywhere is lleeins to the forests and moun- tains. All the Turkish population in Ihe district of has receiv- ed arms, even the boys having re- volvers. UNION MAN AND GONE Sioux City, Iowa. Sent. Young, president of the Cooks anc Waiters' is missing, and so ii of the union's money. A nev president has been chosen for tin union, which has assessed a (ina o against its former president which will bar him from affiliating with any other union. Two Grafters Xew York, Sept. McGle- han and George H. Hunttngton of the Columbia Supply company, indicted at Washington in connection with the .postal scandals, surremlered to a Report on Inebriate Law. Ues Jloiues. Iowa. Sept. iniendent Applegate of the state how pilal at Ml. on th inebriate department that of the admitted to this department 1SS wen away without leave and S-l were pa rolert. There have been reports reg ularly from 54 of theparoled person: The "superintendent again commends Ithe law as he has in other reports but like the other superintendents urges that there be separation of the insane and inebriates._____ Transport Reported Lost. London, Sept. unconfirmed rumor is current that a transport carrying a British regiment to India foundered in a gale which swept the British coast last Thursday.. MATEilAL FOR HISTORIC NOVEL Berlin. Sept. extraordlnars letter purporting to have been writ ten by a Bulgarian statesman, ap peiirs in the Ivleine Journal. Th writer asserts that a subterrDiieai pass-age leads from the castle a Euxinograde, where Prince Ferdinan lives, lo the through which th prince can escape by water whe convinced that his position is no Ion ger tenable. It is added that Prin cess Clementine, mother of Prlnc Ferdinand, King Edward at Vi enna, and told htm her son was a deplorable riosition arid in dange of his life, and begged the king have a vessel in readiness to carr him away from Bulgaria. King Ed ward, it is further asserted, assure Princess Clementine that Princ Ferdinand would always find an asy lum in England, RINTEBS ABE NOT RADICAL Omaha, Neb., Sept. itholic; members of the Omaha ypoRraphicttl union met Sunday 'ternoon at Labor Temple and dis- issed the attitude of Bishop Sean- ell and other members of Ihe Ro- an Caiholic clergy toward the oath Ihc union. The meeting1 was quiet, id a. disposition was shown to treat le matter as a mistake (n the part tlie cleryy. A committee was amed to visit Bishop Scannell and oint out 10 him that from the tnndpoint of the the oalh luiu ot the meaning given to it by the ishop. The printers also petitioned national officers of the union to liter a disclaimer, tind ordered that t be made public that they do not jok upon their oath as; one to Inter- ore in any way with any member's eligion. COUNTERFEITING IN A PRISON Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. terfeiting- of United States coins by rive convicts has been going on In the-eastern penitentiary under the oC the officials. This revela- tion, coining directly after the charges of gross irregularities in the tobaccc department of the prison, has start- ed an investigation extending to ev- ery department.' Warden Daniel W. Bussinger anc he overseer of the cigar department ave been temporarily relieved from uty and the prison is in charge of chaplain. It is stated, however, lat none of the officials at the pris- is charged with collusion in the ounterfeiting-. The utmost secrecy has bpen thrown round this latest development, every ft'ort being made by the members board of Inspectors, the prison fticials, and the secret service men keen the facts from becoming ublic. The government detectives ave been at work on the case for ome time and so have .some of the enltentiary board. ANAMA GOVERNMENT AT LAST WAKES UP. Panama, Colombia, Sepl, overnment has awakened to the eriousness of the situation on the sthmus. and is about to take ener- ic steps to check the movement oward secession. It- is currently reported that ederal troops arc coining to Ihe sthmus. Rodolfe Aguillera, the first news- iaper man to publish articles in favoi f the secession of Panama, is to .be prosecuted. SUPPOSED BANK ROBBERS ARE UNDER ARREST Sioux Falls, S. D., Sept. nen who are believed to have bee; mplicated in the sensational robbery jf the Minnehaha county bank a. Valley Springs are now in custod; f the authorities of this county Their identity has not been fully eS' ablished. The robbers are believe; o be expert eastern cracksmen, am the state and federal authorities, a: well as the casualty companies au? .ninks, have been anxious for thci capture, a.s they were considered dan erous men. Grand Jury After the Lynchcrs. Belleville, III., Sept. Sep tember grand jury, impaneled lodaj will make a Ihorough investigatio of the lynching of the negro schoo leacher, David S. Wyatt, on June :6 who shot a. school teachV. but did not kill htm. was strung on the public square by -a1 mob. Relief Committees Do Much Good. Kansas City, Mo., Sept. joint flood relief .committee of th two Kansas Citya has practical! completed its work. It has distrib ASTRO SAYS HE WILL NOT PAY Port of Spain, Island of Trinidad, government officials vho have returned here from Caracas eport that the Veiiexuelan' govern- nent has refused UD to 'how to pay Is share of the fees of the foreign urnDires in Ihe mailer the claims against Venezuela, amounting' to 00 and their expenses. The conduct President Castro in iiich circumstances is inexplicable. It s understood that several the oreign umpires have referred Ihe natter to their .governments, suggest- ng- that Washington should interfere being-, in Iheir view, morally re- sponsible for the' Venezuelan govern- nent. Cfrtylish Fall jCfcUits..... The better grade garments which we are showing this season are so far superior to the average ready-made garments that we are daily gaining new customers who heretofore only patronized the merchant tailor. The utmost care regarding de- tail is used in making our clothing and the high standard is main- tained at any cost. These suits arc all hand-njpde. The mater- ials are the same as in custom made clothing, but the great dif- ference is in the price. We offer during our great Rebuilding Sale the greatest values in new stylish Fall Goods ever shown. Men's Fall Suits Worth to Men's Fail Suits S12.5O Worfh and lOlDiEAGL PROS." 310 SECOND SPECIAL SESSION NOV. NINTH Oyster Bay, Sept. mature consideration and consultation with iT.embcrs of both the senate a.nd the louse, President Roosevelt has aban- doned the 'suggestion that congress be called into extraordinary 'session in October. The extraordinary session, which he announced many months ago would be held this fall, will be called, iccording1 to present plans, to meet on November 9, which was the date tentatively fixed some time ago. It is not expected that the formal call for the session will be issued until alter the president shall have returned to Washington. "Insurance that insures" J. S. Anderson Son. MASONIC TEMPLE. i nnn x x x ENV ELOPES MORE SOLDIERS ARE WANTED Des Moines, Sept. H. E. Ely of the recruiting service for Iowa, has received a telegram from the war department in which he was instructed to make extra ef-' forts to immediately secure desirable recruits in Iowa, especially for the In- fantry service of the regular army. He had some months been di- rected to cut down the fbrce and take, only a few recruits. He is now instructed to recommend at. once openig ot new repruiting offices and. gel -more men. In accordance with this he has directed the immediate opening auxiliary offices in Fort Dodge. Burlington, LeMars, Otturnv.-a and Sioux City, and as soon as these' places have been worked all cities in Telephone 693 Noteheads, Memoheads, betterheads, Billheads, Statements jkd all other printing prices. CEDAR RAPIDS PRINTING CO., Y. M. C. A. Leaders in the Grocery Section. California hams, Fancy No. 1, per uted mostly in cash, to the state of over S.OOO will be visited, people of Armourdale. ajid has helped j The purnose of the order is to se- families. There Is still cure recruits to, fill the gaps In in the treasury. j regiments which Pope First Reception. Sept. pope yester- day held his first recepUon of any importance, over persons, for Ihe most part working people from the quarters around, St. Peter's, be- ing admitted to his presence. nila short of were men. sent to the Ma- Heavy Snowfall in Dakota. Deadwoodi S. D., Sept. is a depth of three, feet of snow, in the mountains, and it .is .still tailing. It is the heaviest fall of snow ever known at this season of .the y.ear. Special Coffee. 3 Ibs of our regu- lar 35c J. and M. coffee and 5 Ibs H. and F. granu- 0 I lated sugar............ O I lUU Swift's wool soap, 10 bars for... 39c 5 Ibs. hand-picked navy beans. 2fao 6 bars German Mottled soap.... 25o West Side Fair's best Fair's flour, per sacl? bars Swift's Pride patent soap.... lb. baked ginger snaps, 10 lb. sack yellow corn meal. Our regular 50c tea, per lb.... Rockwell's Cocoa, can 25o 5c 17c 38c FRESH MEATS. Round steak, per Ib 10c Sirloin and per Ib porterhouse steak. Shoulder steak, Ib, lOc, 3 Ibs 25c Choice rib roast, per Ib......... 10c Choice, meaty pot roast, per Ib. 80 Choice, Ib meaty boiling pieces, per 7o Choice short rib bolls, lb... 5e Fresh lb cured cottage hams, per Bacon, per lb Choice pork roasts, per lb 15o WEST SIDE FAIR. H. JOHNSON, Prop, Qld-and Nsw Phont 195. 116-118 Third ;