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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - May 15, 1902, Mason City, Iowa 16 PAGES MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE 16 PAGES THE CORRECT MABKJBT8 BY WIBE DAILY OFFICIAL PAPER ALL THE TELEGKAPJH M LOCAL NEWS VOL IX M4SON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MAY 15 1902 NO 17 Is As Good as a Pea Jf He Loses No Time in Out s EESIGIS TAMMANYS LEADEKSHIP Does It Contemptuously Rejects a Suggestion for a vote oi Confidence New York May Nixon leader of Tammay Hall for nearly sis months resigned tha position yester day at a meeting of the district lead ers held in Tammany Hall While the resignation was not entirely unexpect ed it was not thought that Nixon would take such positive action until a later date first waiting the action of the leaders to see if they would LEWIS NIXON give himd vote of confidence Instead of this he refused to allow any vote of confidence and went so far as to say that he would vio longer retain his self spect if h1 remained as leader The meeting of the district leaders was called at the instance of Nixon who on Tuesday night sent telegraphic mes sages to al of the thirtyseven Uejrimiinij of Xixons Finish This action followed a deadlock at the meeting of the sachems of the Tammany Hall society Monday when Nixons intention of re taining Thomas L Feitner as grand sachem was frustrated by a tie there being six of the sachems of the thir teen for and six against the retention the thirteenth George C Clausen be ing absent Tho action of that time caused a general discussion of the pos sibilities of Nixon losing control of the organization and Ihe combination headed by John F Carroll ousting him Nixon in an interview on Tues day said if ho could not have the confidence of the leaders he would Couldnt Hold Ilia Longer When Nixon arrived at Tammany Hall yesterday all thirtyseven leaders were present As soon as the meotin had boon called Nixon arose from a from seal and said Gentlemen I have In resign as tho loader oi Tammany an wilhdrav tain my M tinloader o Lonclon Plumbers Company Pre sents Him Its Freedom in a Valuable Casket HE TICKLES HIS BBITISH HEAEEES Tells Them John Bull More than He Owes Us Or Ever Can Owe Us London May freedom of the Plumbers company was presented to Andrew Carnegie yesterday at the Guild Hall in a valuable casket of va rious metals Replying to the presenta tion address Carnegie declared he thought it more difficult to conscien tiously distribute wealth than to ac ciuire it It is the swimming tenth and not the submerged tenth which we can greatly said he Any satisfaction which he had derived from his gifts arose from what he had induced individuals and communities to give I think it will he he added that far from being a phil anthropist I am engaged in making the best bargains of my life For in stance when New York had been giv en over a million pounds for seventy two libraries I succeeded in getting a pledge from her that she would fur nish sites and maintain these libra ries forever Not All ou One Side Her investment I hope thismaynot go across the Atlantic to alarm her is greater than mine This is not phil anthropy It is a clever stroke of busi ness I am open to propositions of a similar character from cities in any part of the Englishspeaking Carnegie gave numerous instances of how the investi ve genius of Great Brit ain her giant child America owes her present adding that all the English could ever learn from the United States never could be com uarufl with what the United States had learned from England Looks for Ji Sort of Hillenilhiui Dealing with international relations Canregie said he rejoiced to say that never in his day had the United States people and government been so loving ly inclined towards the old home as at present and never had the patriotism of the coming force in inter national a venleditself so clear ly lie concluded with saying that the possibility of the Englishspeaking peoples killing each other on the Idea of civilized warfare was banished and that in the event of a difference no government on either side oC the At lantic could resist the offer of the oth er of arbitration and it can scarcely be believed that a serious quarrel can ever arise when that offer will not be made by one or the Mrs Kmbarrassed After the casket had been presented to Carnegie its key was handed by the chairman to Mrs Carnegie To hold in conjunction with the key of your husbands It was accepted by ills Carnegie who stood up consid erably embarrassed and was greeted with cheers a y of thai resigiiavson is will not IK ii effect Ii i re and remain My dy was a CO Murphy made if luii lu et clapping room Ni newspap Cr of mv business triad of ii I my business fblliidiUfl i Vote o Co i IllS fl id had linishod and said dosire any vote of coiuideoce iie immediately left the by an outburst of liainl the mooting only say to the i am oul as the lead Shipbuilding is am out of politics and ill devote my lime to shliiUilding and will talk ahoul thai by the hour bill i will no talk about polities hereafter The cause of my resignation is plain i could hav won out and Mr Feitucr grand sachem but I would not appeal to Mr No Connection with Unef Triist Suits Chicago May ICuapp of the interstate commerce sioi which began an in estimation of live slock rates hero yesterday staled that Hie investigation had no direct bearing on tlio governments proceed ings against the socalled beef trust It is a question of rebates only o which Iowa shipiyts Funeral of ST Hehlenian Louisville May fu neral of tho late Walter N Ileldoman president of the Louisville Courioi Journal company took place at ihj family residence in this city yesterday A large number of people attended tha services biivh at the house ami al tlui grave in Cave Mill cornelory Monument to Illanil Lebanon May splen did monument creeled hero to tho of I lie lale Kiohard Park Uland will bo unveiled lunv IT lion W 1 Hryan and oxovoiiior 1 Stone and others will be present to de liver addresses MAN AUD PARAMOUR FINED Caught by the Wronged Husband ia a Joliet Hotel Toliet May Itam say a welltodo farmer living near Hastings has caused the arrest of his wife and of George B Fox of Janesville whom the husband and a policeman found together in a room at the Hotel Munroe In the police court Fox and Mrs llamsay waived a hearing on the charges placed against them and were held under bonds to await thu action of the grand jury They were also lined each on charges of disorderly conduct The arrest caused a sensation about the hotel Locomotive Engineers in Session Norfolk May fifth biennial convention of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers began here yesterday afternoon Grand Chief En gineer L M Arthur presided Mayor Nathaniel Beaman formally welcomed the delegates to the city and was fol lowed by Governor A J Montague who extended the greeting of the com monwealth Grand Chief Engineer Arthur and Slate Treasurer Lacy of North Carolina addressed the conven tion At tin close of yesterdays ses sion which was the only public one of the convention the organization ad journed until Saturday Two More Strikes it Chimgo Chicago May new strikes began here yesterday Throe hundred glass workers walked out practically tieing up all the glass plants in Hie city and LM0 of the JUG employes of the American company struck The glass workers were promised the ninehour day and 11 per cent advance in wages which they demanded but recognition of ihe union was refused The structural iron workers and help ers who left the bridge company de mand an increase in wages Illinois Sniiilay School Convention Sterling May forty fourth annual stale Sunday school convention opened with SOU delegates present representing coun ties Keimrls from state officers show that Iho association is in excellent condition II H Missel of Chicago was olccle president and 1 M Phil lips of Sterling vice president Woimin in tlin Iulpil Muiicie May the Tev George II Sisson is away from he city for six weeks in Now Hamp shire his wife will occupy the pulpit at the First Methodist Irostestant church Mrs Sisson is not an or dained minister but a line orator Al Nations Bending Their En ergies to the Relief of Help less Martinique SGEIBATST SHIPLOAD OF GOODS 01T THE WAY She of Course Carries the United States Flag France and Germany Are Busy liais ing Hetiel to Help St liialce Havoc in Guatemala Washington May Root yesterday accepted the offer of Louis Klopsch of The Christian Her ald to send barrels of flour to the Martinique sufferers and directed that the flour be carried on a govern ment transport to the stricken island ers The offer to send trained nurses will not be acted on until it is known whether they will be needed Mean LOCATIOX OF MARTINIQUE time the loading of ships with food and clothing has been rushed to the limit and General Corbin has re ceived a cable from Lieutenant Colonel Buchanan commander of the Porto Rican infantry regiment stating that the collier Sterling will saii today with a load of stores for Martinique Manifest of the Boats The subsistence stores in pounds on the Sterling are as follows flour and hard bread beans rice bacon milk erf fee codfish and F il nion and HOO salt Quartermaster sup blankets blouses and coats hats shirts drawers siioes stockings trousers Fraiiew Is Kelief Paris May organiza tions the Chamber of Commerce re ligious bodies and public organizations throughout France are sending the government resolutions of sympathy concerning the Martinique disaster and are committees to fur Justifying Everything That Has Been Told of the Horror of the Catastrophe CITY OF DESOLATION AND DEATH Corpses in Piles Show the Fury of the Volcanic Blast flelief Measures Arc Prompt and on Large Scale This Country Votes TJNITED STATES MENTIS ther the collection of funds to aid tho TVest Indian sufferers Rarmim i Baileys circus which is to give per formances at next Saturday will turn over the receipts collected at the evening show for the Mar tinique fund IlcHiii Council Gives Cash Tierlin May town council has appropriated marks for re lief work in Martinique esides this action various other efforts to assist the West Indian sufferers are being made A corporation of mer chants lias opened subscriptions to this end tho Frankfurter Xoitung has done likewise in South Jermany Mmtiien House Fund Is Open London Jiay the request of Colonial Secretary Chainoeiiai Sir Dhusdale lord mayor if Lon don has opened a fund at The Mansion House for lie relief of Hie victims of Fort de Franco Martinique May 13 now seems to be generally admit ted that about persons lost their lives as a result of the outbreak of the Mont Pelee volcano at St Pierre on Thursday last The United States con sul at Guadeloupe Louis H Ayme has reached the desolate spot where St Pierre stood and coniirms the awful story in all its essential details From an interview with Colonel Ayme who is a trained newspaper man a corre SDondent of the Associated Press learned the following facts Preliminary to the Catastrophic Thursday morning the inhabitants of the city awoke to find heavy clouds shrouding the Mont Pelee crater All day Wednesday horrid detonations had been heard These were echoed from St Thomas on the north to Baradoes ou the south The cannonading censed on Wednesday night and line ashes fell like rain on St Pierre The inhab itants were alarmed but Governor Motittet who had arrived at St Pierre the evening beforo did everything pos sible to allay the panic The British steamer Roraima reached St Pierre Thursday with ten passengers among whom were Mrs Stokes and her three children and Mrs H T luce Swept by ii Cyclimc of Fire Thy were watching the rain of ashes when with a frightful roar and terriicelectrical discharges a cyclone of lire and swept down from the orator over town and bay destroying the ileot of vessels at an chor olT tiroie and wiping out St the same instant tho accounts of the catastrophe so far ob tainable cease Thirty thousand corpses tire strown about in the ruins of St Pierre or else iloatinav gnawed by sharks in the surrounding seas Twentyeight cliarrod half dead hu man beings were brought her Six teen of them are already doad and only four of Ilie whole number are to recover Tho Associated steamer in Guade loupe noared Martinique at Sun y mnnniig View Disaster The island its lofty hills was hidden behind a wail of violet or lead Kuormoiis quan tities of the wreckage of large and ships strewed the of the sea Troivj and too often bodies locls of sea gulls soaring above and hideous sharks fightiiig about them wore loafing here and there From behind the volcanic veil came blasts of hot mingled with others ice cold IX THK ILLFATED CITY Not n TTonso Corpses Srat forml iml in The city of St Pierre stretched nearly miles along tho water front and half a mile bad to a cliff at he base of tho volcano The houses of tile richer French families wore ImiW of stone The still smoking volcano towered above Hie ashcovcrod hills The ruins wore burning in many places and frightful odors of burned tlosli filled tho air great diliiculty n landing was effected Xot one house was loft inlaci Viscid heaps of mud ashes or piles of volcanic stones were seen on every side Tho si roots could hardly betraced Here ami thenamid tlio ruins wove heaps of mrpsts Al most all the faces wore downward In one corner twentytwo bodies of men women ami ohilron were mingled in one awlul mass arms and legs protruding as Hie hapless beings fell in Iho last struggles of doath atMiiiv Through the middle of the old Place Berlin ran a tiny remains of Iho Iliycr Cayavo Groat trees with roots upward and d by tin wore strewn in every dinel ion Huge blocks of still hot sionos wore scat tered nboiir From under one large stone arm of a white woman pro truded Aiosi uoiable was the utier silence and tin awful overpowering the thousands of dead Careful inspection showed that tho tho volcanic eruption on the island of j stream which so completely do St Vincent i strovcd St Pierre must have beer TWO or ST IIKICKK Terrible mistake nf Inci deuts of the lloriov Castries Si May 15 The latest report from St Pierre says thai Mont Pelee is still in eruption Tho search parlies which arc removing Hi dead from St Pierre have discovered safes and molten precious Iltal in stores and dwellings of tho town No one is permit foil to penetrate into St Pierre beyond the slroot running along Hie sea front and a cordon of soldiers has boon placed around Hie composed of been poisonous gases which Iope Keeeiven u South Dakota Itishop Uoiuo Jlay The pope received in audience yesterday llisliop Thomas pGorinan of Sioux Kails S a jiiombor of the United Stales commis sion appointed to confer with the pope roga rding church tiuoslious iu thu Phil ippines Tho oilier member of tho commission is liovcrijor Talt instantly suffocated ovory who in haled them and of other gases burning furiously for nearly nil the victims had heir liaids covering their mouths or woie in other attitude show ing that they had sought relief from suffocation Ml Hie bodies wore car bonized or roasted A G Austen the manager of tho Colonial Bank of Bar badoos landed nt St Pierre with a parly from Iho British Uoyal Mail stoamor Solon He found tho bank clock sloppod a I some before 8 oclock A horse ard buggy and a policeman were in a doad group at the door Jan Anyhow Hoimilage May Burlosoii who shot and killed his Knssum atWeau Moau lasl spring was found guilly Ijiit lot off with a lino of and osls accused Kussuin of i enticing Ids boys away from home Railway Yards Near Pittsbtirgthe Scene of a Frightful Calamity EXPLOSION OF NAPHTHA ET CAES Results in a Blistering Rain That Sends TwentyFive to Eternity Thousands Collect to Look nt a Blaze When the Blast of Death Oc Arc More or Hiirned Sheraden May remark able series of explosions between 4 and 7 oclock last evening caused the death of at least twentylive persons the burning and injuring of two or three hundred others and a property loss that will run into hundreds of thousands of dollars The list of dead so far as obtainable follows Harry F Sinithey levermau Den nison Billy Taylor brakeinan Uhrichsville Elmer Hunter con ductor Albert McKeaii and John Swan brakemen Sheradeti Dallas Boyd fireman Injured Samuel Ramsey captain No 0 volunteer hose company Mc Kees Kocks Bus Strasse aged 10 years Esplen Dorsey Daggs Esplen William Douglass Mrs Myrtle Doug lass Espleu Joseph Keiner Braddock eye out Mrs Seymour Cork Run burned all over body not expect ed to live Mrs Seymours daughter burned all over body not expected lo live CtlnHO of the Terrible The Sheraden yards of the Panhan dle railroad ana few miles below this city and yesterday evening and last night wore a nery furnace of burn ing cars naphtha oil and merchandise The cause of the catastrophe was the explosion of a naphtha car brought about by a leak in the car which com municated to a switch light by causing a terrific explosion Crowds of women and quickly gathered to look at the tire and were lined about the yard on the hillsides to the number of thousands Seeoud Did the Awful Work When all danger had apparently passed a second explosion of naphtha followed far worse than the first The names from the second car were thrown fiOO foot into the air complete ly enveloping the onlookers In an instant the scene was one beyond de scriplion The air was superheated to a degree impossible for human life to exist in Those nearest the exploded cars were caught and fell to the ground The clothing of those farther away was soon a lire and the victims ran frantically about tearing their burning garments from their bodies and screaming for help Sewers Spreiul and Kuin Iii the meantime the tire had spread to other cars and in an incredibly short time the entire yard was ablaze The heat was so intense that firemen were unable to yet anywhere near the lire The burning oil was carried through the sewers to distant parts of the dis trict one of the results being an ex plosion in a pool room at McKees Hocks whore hundreds of men were ratinred mo are repirlid ed at this point Hundreds of people wore lying ou the ground tinrailway yards in all conditions of injury and Ilopirly Loss Ic The Panhandle oniauy has thirtysix tracks through and lias succeeded in keeping omuniu nifation The properly ioss will amount to at least SHAME TOO MUCH EOB HE a VEST TELLS HiSTOR What Was Said by the Spokes men at the Hampton Roads Conference STOSY CONTRADICTED No Proposal Ijy Lincoln but Uncon ditional ers Demand Independ ence as Inilis pensrble Washington May of the Philippine bill in the senate yes terday while it scarcely abated in bit terness took on an amusing phase In a breezy speech Dolliver of Iowa made such a goodnatured and yet such a sarcastic arraignment of Carinack of Tennessee that senators and occupants of the thronged galleries Were con vulsed with laughter While seem ingly considerable temper was aroused by the debate good feeling was shown by the active participants of All Corivil Alllioiish n Ore llrlH t Quincy May aft ernoon Miss Oilrr of this married Albert Traver of in the coiiiiiy jail where he was held on charges brought by bri He was then releasi and IK couple departed at one for the homo of the Carrs apparently happy At night a message was hero stating that the girl had committed suicide by taking laudnntfiii Her parents say her disgrace has proved too much for her A week auo she took laudanum but was Wednesday Travelwas arrested at Poolin and to He promised to marry the girl when she called on him in the jail yid the cer emony was performed later in the day by s Mild Kokomo May the 1yearold son of Carl Tat head booker at the plate glass works attempted to pot a strange cat when I the animal Hew at him like an enraged lion and bit and scratched him nearly nil over the bady The child is so badly lacerated that death is feared The ferocious cat was run down and killed The boys arm is about three times its normal and the Hesh has turned almost black It is thought that blood upison will result liiManoi Any May seis mograph in operation at the lohns Hopkins university shows no nvmV of any disturbanco of the crusi here coneirivl with Hie vol canic oulburss wai h dcv islatlng and Wsi Indies The seismograph at ho university record ed the several pliaxes of Ilie recent Guatemalan in consider abledetail BENATOR GEORGE GRAHAM TEST OF Mtfl SOUKI in the war of and cordially shook hands and laughed over the encounter Bur ton of Kansas referred as instances of atrocious cruelty to the buttle of Wounded to the Mountain Mea dow massacre and to the massacre of Union soldiers at Fort Pillow and contended that the action of the United States troops in the Philippines was in most instances entirely within the regulations of civilized warfare Vest JUelvts Into Slistory Vest in response to some state ments made by Tiliman made a his torical eoiilribution with reference to the Hampton Itoacls conference be tween President Lincoln and Confed erate leaders The statement made by Tiliman was to the effect that at this historic conference resident Lincoln worte upon a piece of paper Save the then handing it to Stephens said Alex take this paper and fill up for yourselves the conditions of peace between tho two When Vest took up the subject a deep silence fell upon the chamber and every senator on the tloor listened with rapt attention With great deliberate ness he continued Interpreted 5y the Missouri statesman If true it would mean tnat the Confederates could have placed in thai sheet of paper the perpetual establish ment of slavery and the right of suc cession the most extreme demand that had ifvor taken locality oven in Hie dream of any From the lips of Stephens and Hunter had come to him he said the details of what tool place Upon the return of the commissioners of the Confederacy In heard their oilicial report as lieagau he being a member of the cabinet and the speaker a member of the Confederate senate I am today the only surviving member of the twentysis gentlemen who acted as Confederate he said TAlvK iuciilu Curefully Avoided the Confederacy Iirst Vest then stated that what did hap pen at Ilumptoo Koads beyond ques tion was this That when the presi dent and Secretary Seward met tho commissioners of the Confederacy Lincoln addressing himself to Hunter said In the lirsl place gentlemen I desire to know what are your pow ers and instructions from the IJich moiui avoiding said Vest as Hunter told him himself tha words Confederate Hunter said Mr President we are instructed to consider no proposition that does not involve the independence of the Confederate States of Amer said Lincoln the interview had as well terminate now for I must say tu you gentlemen ami honestly that nolliNig will be accept ed from the government at Uichmond except absolute and unconditional sur Vest said that this terminated the interview as ihe Confederate com missioners retired President Lincoln iiildressing Stephens who was the last to go out said Stephens you are making a great mistake Yotir gov ernment Is a failure and when the crash it soon must there will be chaos and disasters which we cannot now foresee which must come to your Tin fled Jrusbyteriau Missions Xenia May nineteenth nimual convention of the Womens General Missionary society of the yd Presbyterian church opened here with prayer bv Mrs Dr Weir of Sparta
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