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   Iowa Citizen, The (Newspaper) - September 22, 1903, Iowa City, Iowa                               FIFTEENTH FEAR IOWA CITY. IOWA. FRIDAY. SEPTEMBEE Published MondayyWednesday and Friday of Each Week NUMBER 102 B.OO in the if I Wi Ci CLOUDBURSTS AND EARTHQUAKES DEADLY WORK IN ITALY The Storms and Earthquake Shocks Continue Awful Makes De- Thrower Injured. Rome, Sept. and earthquakes continue their deadly work in this section. HAMILTON MAKES DENIAL New York, Sept. A. Hamilton, reputed agent of the New York Life, has cabled a sweeping denial, but gives no explanation of his connection with the company. HEARING ON OCT 3 Railroad Commission will Hold Hearing In Rock Island Suburban Cases Then- oil October 3, at Cedar Rapids tVe state railway commission will hold a hearing in which the right of the Rock Island railway to run a suburban sei- vice between this city and .Cedar Rapids, charging a lower fare than is charged elsewhere on the system. The matter comes up on complaint of parties residing between here and Cedar Rapids, who claim that they are discriminated against, in that they are still compellsd to pay the three cents a mile formerly charged. It is really a fight oetween the Rock Island and the inlerurban. BOMB THROWER INJURED Warsaw, Poland, Sept. bomb was thrown into a bank window here. It rebounded and fatally injured the thrower. BIDS ON MORE BRICK PAVING Four Contractors Hand in Bids on Court, College and Capitol Street Paving. ing on conciete foundation, Total, M. Ford, excavating, 41c; dressing and resetting curb, Z2c; paving on con- crete foundation, Total, Berry and Crwoley agree to pave with Des Moines brick, while Horrabin's bid was on Puritan and M. Ford's on Galesburg brick. WILL BANQUET THE MASONS The bids were opened at two o'clock ;hjs afternoon on the paving for Capi- :ol, Court and College streets. There, were four bidders today and none were 3ehiod time: sufficiently to cause any iisputc on that score 'and none failed .o include a certified check. The bids fere on each ttreet separately is follows: I. i Capitol Street. John L. Berry, ezcavation, 3Sc; new urbing, 58c; old curbing, 29c. pav- ng on old stone foundation, tavingon new stone foundation, bree foot radius corner curb, 90; 8 inch corner curb, broken tone per cubic yard, gl.GS; total 17.57 T. LI. Ciowley Cornpsny, escava- ion, 30c; new cntbing, 55c; old cur Li- ng, 20cj paving on old stor.e founda- !on, paving on new .stone foun- aLioB, foot radius corner cuib, 18 inch radius corner carb, 5.15; broken stone cubic yard, L.14; total 13.85 Wm, Horrabin, excavation, 4Qc; ew cutbing, 57c; old curbing, 20c; aving on old stone'foundation, 3 new stone foundation, gl.37; 3 foot idius corner curb, 18 inch cor- ;r carb, broken stone per cubic ird, total, M. Ford, excavation, 41c; new curb, ig, 60c; old curbing, 22c; paving on d stone foundation, paving on :w stone foundation, 3 foot dius corner curb, IS inch dins corner curb, Died This Afternoon at His Home Old Soldier and Pioneer. F. A. Parrolt, an old soldier and a pioneer of the early days of 'the coun- ty, passed away this afternoon at bis home at 419 North Dubuque street, after long and patient suffering. The funeral wili be held at the bricfc chapel is Scott township on Sepl, 24, at 3 p. m, after leaving his latE residence at p. m. Mr. Parrott has a record in the civil war of which be and all his- comrades have been proud. Hs was a' member of the S. J. Kirktf-ood Post of this city an.l was an active member of the organ- He ivas also a member of tbe Julias-oii County Old Settlers' Associa- tion and always took great interest in such matters. He leaves to mourn him a Abigail Parrott, tbree sons, Jolic, Herbett and Albert, and two daughters, Jessie and Maitie. The sympathy of ths entire community goes out to the bereavsd ones in their hour of sorrow. Eastern Stars will Servs Banquet at Meeting of Masons Next Week. At the banquet of the. Royal Arch Masons on Thursday evening of next week, theinembeisof toe Eastern Stars of this city will serve. It is expected that fully two hundred and fifty plates will be laid for the occasion, which gives promise of being one of the most delightful events in Masonic circles for some time. MR AND RETURN. Alter A Pleasnt Seven weeks [Trip They Come Back to Iowa City well and Happy- Mr, and Mrs. V. W. Maresh and Miss Maiy Kodym have inst returned from nnmeions points in the west, con- cluding a trip that has covered seven very pleasant weeks. They spent some little time in California, where they were guests of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Truxaw, forraeily of Riverside. They also. the exposition, Salt Lake City, and on the return bad a most de- lightful time sightseeing in Yellow- stone-Park. While in Denver they visited at the homes of Joseph anc P' rjostal) former residents o this''city. MOBS THRONG THE CAMPUS WHILEJHEOASSES SCRAP The Fiercest Class Scrap in Many Years Was Fought for Hours This ber of Injuries Were Sustained by the Participants. Dr. Pye of the M. church will leave next Tuesday for. Hampton, where he will attend the conference. JURORS VISIT POOR Grand Jury Takes Dinner With Superintendent George Wicks of the Poor Farm. FUiJERAI, NOTICE, 1. 0. O. F. The members of Eureka andKoseiuska Lodges are invited to mest at their! hall Saturday morning at 8 a. m. to! accompany the remains of our Bro. J. B. Lee to the depot to be taken to Mus- catiue for interment. By Order of F. S. ________ Able Grand, Eureka Lodge. The grand jury, which opened its sessions yesterday morning, left this forenoon for the poor farm, where they will take dinner with Superintendent Gsoige Wicks and look over the buildings and grounds, later making a report on-the tjrp. The jury returned to town this afteinoon and again went into secret session. A Larger Showing of Men's, Boy's and Children's The big annual class scrap was the event of the day in the history' of the class of 1909 today. It has become a traditional performance at the uni versity of Iowa that the sophomore class shall take the earliest possible oppor- tunity of conferring a milk baptism upon the new and incoming body of students, it is looked forward to by not only alj students but the citizens who delight in watcning a display of primitive hand to hand prowess anti- cipate the event with considerable pleasure. Big Class This Yeaw. The present sophomore class last year proved their might by dispensing and as it is weii known that the pre- sent freshman class have area both humeroiis and husky a splendid scrap was early assured, -And. it came early. The dawn this morning revealed secure- ly fastened in the high 'limbs of a tree southeast corner of the campus not far from the street a can of pro- portions -.'in keeping with tha class which was to be treated to the musty milk it contained. Begins Hfaoub Ten. Not until about ten o'clock did the freshmen get a sufficient band of their red war paint and their garb of battle propeily arranged so that they could :ome howling dottn upon the aaver- :aries of the class ahead of them'. After assembling on Washington, how- ever, the horde came with cries of ternal vengeance to the scene, where act only a hundred so poh ore ores stood to receive them but also a large crowd expectant onlookers had assembled. John Berry, excavation, 42c; new rb, 58c; paving on concrete founda- >n, 3 foot radius cornet curb, .90; 18 inch cburer curb, To- I, T. L. Crowley Co., excavation, new curb; 48; paving, 3 )t radius curb, 18 inch radius met curb, Total, Wm." Hoirabin, excavations, 40c; w curb, 57c; paving, 3 foot lius corner curb, 18 inch Has cornet curb, total, M. Ford, excavation, 41c; new curb, paving, 3 foot radius cor-. rcurb, 18 inch coner curb, SO, total ARE DRAWN Clerk Koser this afternoon drew twelve more men who may serve as petit'jarors duriag some portion of the present term of court. Tbis was done just previous to the opeaing of court for the personal injury suit of C E. Hardy against the Rock Is- I land, which begins this afternoon. Carroll Wright and J, L. Parish are here from Des Moines representing the company. The following are the new veniremen drawn: F. P. Burns, Joe Erb, J. C. Guze. man, B, E. Hugh Dunlap, Hugh Fitzgerald, M. A. Wood, W. Smith, E. Putmau, Frank Farr, Ray Ham, Jos. Conklin, Jos. Hummer. John Iy. Berry, excavation, 42c; suing and resettling curb, 27c; pav- on conciete foundation, tali t. Crowley Co. excavation, dressing and resetting curb, 20c 'foot; paving on concrete founda- o, Total Wm. Horrabin, excavating, 40c; and resetting cmb 20c; pay- Miller- The marriage of Fred P. Miller of Chicago and Miss Sadie R. Morgan of Washington, D. C., formerly of Iowa City, was solemnized at the home of the bride's brother, W. Morgan at Burlington, Iowa, Thursday, Sept. 21, at S p. m. The wedding was private, no one being present but the near rela- tives of the contracting pirties. Short- ly after the ceremony the bride and groom took the evening tniu for their future home in Chicago, where they will be at home to their friends at 686 E. 44th Nov. I. than has ever before been displayed in the town. A bewilderjog assortment of garments carefully selected from liass of the leading clothes makers of the laau. Tbe range in pattern aod styie great tbat choosing is made easy for the most exacting buyer. Prices range from good enough to be good, to the best. Fall Headgear For Men... Our assortment con- tains the best .styles offered by the leading "Hatters." Roelofs, Stetsons, Hciwes and Longly. Hats to fit any face, figure or fancy. Autumn Styles In Woolens... Latest exclusive pat- terns, cat and made by men who are unsur- passed, in their line. Let Be Your Tailor... Copyright 1905 by Hart Schaffher Marx Tfcs sopnoiiioris were closely assem- at tbe foot of tree which held the tropny milk can and a half dozsa were posted in the tree. Upon this circle tlie freshmen then dashed in as attempt to Ute tbe tree, sopho- mores aud all by storm. Bui; tbe was not in the tl-termication.- Tbe red paint with whi-ii they had daubed their cheeks only n.issd the jre of the sophomores; they braced themselves to withstand the charge. Possessed in Chalmers, Creso White and a few others of gridiron fame scch bulwarks of de- fense that the attack was somewhat re- pulsed. Got a Iiong Rope. The freshmen then introduced into their tactics a large rope with which they attempted to bind the sophomores to the tree. This failed though, but from the frantic cries from the branches of tbe tree of "Cut the rope. Cut the rope" it that the trick had produced a scare. A barrel brought to the scene was in a second in as many pieces as there were hoops aud staves in it. A ladder likewise went to in the scramble that was for more than blood, the honor of the class was at sta ke. university and the deansjoffcbe depart- ment to ask this contest to cease. I ask tbe sophomoies to take down'tie trophy and the freshmen to go to their dinners." He made a few furthet remarks which were all well taken by the crowa aud in a few momsnts the dispersion began. The sophomores carried the can they had defended to the gallery where they posed for a photograph. Unfortunate Hsstdents. Pethaps the _ most unforntaate oc. currence of the morning was tbe injary received by a certain freshmaa, who is living on North Dubuqne street. A, rock to which was attached a rope was thrown in tbe hope of getting the rope over a limb of the tree. It missed the tree completely and struck the young man on the head. He was stunned and was at once to Dr. Mnllia's office. This afternoon he is conscious t is still sick It is believed tttat his icjory will not be permanent bat if was a needless accident and is an ex- ample of carrying the sport too far. Another freshman named Loehr wan, kicked in the head and was uncon- scious for over an hour. Rob. Joaes suffered a dislocation of the shoulder. He is resting as well as could be esr- pacted. Jounly. Attorney Fail-child Comes Into Possession of Will Jones' Revolver. Will Jones1 revolver, with which be shot Mrs. Ell Vena Jones and S. E. Banner, tbis morning, passed into the hands of Uouoty Attorney Fairchild, who will have-possession of it thereafter until the close of the case against Jones. Tae revolver Is a Company 32-caIib Maltby, Healy r revolvsr, of the Jl OP It point where the strength of the contestants was beingexhausted. Several pairs of grim smugglers lay scattered on the campus grass and here and there were scarlet faces turned UTJ- ward to the September should return. sky till breath Until twelve o'clock the struggle con- tinued. There was no sign of either side being willing to desist of its own accord and at last President MacLean, Dean Currier, Prof. and Prof. Macbride appeared as peace commis- sion. The presiaenniTa roar of ;ed through the crowd to the foot of he tree and mounted a barrel which' tbe freshies had long gazed at goal. "Friends "and said, "I come in the name of hammedess variety. It is loaded jBst as Joces turned it. over to tha officers, and it will be one of tbe exhibits offer- ed in F-videhcs by the state. Will Jones before the coioaer's jiiry gave certain testimony ia rsg-ard to the re- volver which it is believed the revolver itself wlH readily refute, thus giving the lie to what Jouss has sworn to. THOU1EYERS DIEOJODAY Aged Man of Liberty Township Died at His Home Early This Morning After Short Illness. morning at the early hour, of Thotnas Myers died at his home in Liberty township after a brief ill- ness. The Immsdiate cause of his death paralysis and -owing to his very advanced age he could withstand the shock only for a short time. M. Myers has spent forty-nine of the eighty years of his life in the township in which his death occurred. of the Civil War, in Company F of the ment, Iowa Volnntee-s, Two sons and a wife survive die de-' ceased and of the f ornMr, Stmqtl is present Imngjyon home pl 'oseph is a well known iMldent of :m __. ;bcT Gront cents church in Shiroa will be in .-4: "m m 1 m   

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