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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 23, 1902, Mason City, Iowa PART ONE MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE PAGES I to 8 THE CORRECT MARKETS BY WIRE DAILY OFFICIAL PAPER AIX THE TEJLEGRAPHTC ASO JLOCAJL NKWS MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 23 1902 NO 39 Much Has To be Done However Before the Normal Output Is Reached SITUATION AS TO THE EffGINEEBS New Men Likely to Ie manded at Mill Creek of the Strikers Wilkesbarre Pa Oct 23 progress is being made by all the coal companies In the anthracite region to ward a general resumption of coal min ing The suspension of mining official ly ended at 7 a m today but the of coal that will be mined this week will not be great It is not be lieved 23 per cent of the normal pro duction will be reached until some time next week There are a number mines that will not be in condition for operation for several months and there are others that will not be ready for the men under two or three weeks Yesterday was devoted to a general in spection at most collieries to see what is needed in the way of repairs fore the men can cut coal Six Months Idleness Was Costly Every piece of machinery must be gone over to see whether it is in fit tobe operated before the fires in most mines can be started to out the gas and other impurities in the air In a great number of col leries there will have to be much tim bering done to prevent squeezes The nearly six months idleness has in many instances rusted breaker ma chinery which may cause some delay in starting Notwithstanding the marij drawbncks 1he company officials are confident there will be plenty of coal for distribution before real cold weath ersets in CASE AGAINST SHERWELL Man Who Charged with the Murder of Women in a Single Night Evansville Ind Oct prosts cution in the Sherwell murder trial presented most of its testimony Tues day He is charged with murdering two women one of them named Eailey which is the last now up in court In a single night The state introduced considerable evidence Monday to prove that Sherwell washout in his surrey on the night of the murder of Mrs Railey One witness said he saw Sher well and talked with him several min utes in a saloon while the surrey stood on the outside Another witness said he saw the surrey standing two blocks away from the corner where Sherwell is alleged to have met Mrs Railey and walked away Two witnesses said they saw Sher well on this corner talking to a wom an who resembled Mrs Railey Two witnesses swore Sherwell was in Frank Kippels saloon on the night of the murder and bought liquor and that his surrey in which was a womaa corresponding to the description of Mrs Railey was stand ing in front of the saloon Kippels saloon but a short distance from the spot where the body of Mrs Railey was found STOHY OF CHICAGO DEVILTBY Hopes oT Thousands of lio Kngineers men of every class made application for work yesterday There were many disappointments however principally among the en gineers and pumpmen These two classes of mine workers struck on June 2 for an eighthour also to help the miners win their contest It is the opinion of the workers that the superintendents will find a way to re employ all of them The union men say the companies will get rid of all men hired during the suspension be cause when the collieries begin work ing full time the nonunion men will not be able to fill the places properly The strikers argue superintendents will not risk the lives of the men nor the wrecking of the mines through the mis take of the nonunion men whom the strikers say are mostly incompetent Called on to Sign a Contract Shenandoah Pa Oct men who reported for work at the Mil Creek Coal company Vulcain colliery yesterday morning were told that thej would have to report at the companys store and sign a contract before being reinstated A few of them signed the paper as requested but many refusec to sign and returned home Superin tendent Jones was called up on the telephone at his home at Hazleton by an Associated Press correspondent ani asked the nature of the contract which the men are requested to sign He said We simply ask the men to sign an agreement to the ofieet that they will not interfere in aiy wsy with non union men or wiin the mtn now at work Toung Woman Enticed to a Bnmboat and Then Thrown Into take Michigan Chicago Oct to Miss Jane Smith a cook living at 14 Eld ridge court and employed in a restau rant at 70 Randolph street she nar rowly escaped the fate of Carrie Lar son for the murder of whom Lewis Toombs was hanged The young wom an went to the Central station with lier clothing drenched with water and with finger marks about her throat and reported that she had been at tacked by several men on a boat at the oot of Randolph street Miss Smith was met early in the evening she said by a man known to her as Hurry Brown He offered her a better position than she had as cook and invited her to accompany him She went with Brown shfr said to the boat at the foot of Randolph street There were several men there on her arrival and according to her story they at tacked her and threw her overboard Tlie girl managed to seize a pole and make her way out of the water Five men were sjrresled on the bumhoat later By Andrew Carnegie to an Audi ence Assembled at St An drews University FOREIGN TEADE ONLY A BEAGGAET Roosevelt Brought Into the Irish Question in VV I Treaty Is Rejected HULL CALLED TO HEW YORK St Andrews Scotland Oct drew Carnegie was yesterday formal ly reinstalled as rector of St Andrews university in the presence of a large and brilliant assemblage over which Principal Donaldson presided The honorary degree of doctor of laws was subsequently conferred by StAndrews on Carnegie Ambassadors Choate and White Professor Alexander Graham Bell of Washington and Henry secretary of the United States embas say in London Carnegies rectorial address consisted of a lengthy study of the comparative growth of nations in the paths of industrial with a striking commentary on their future In his speech he took occasion to give some advice to the czar and the kaiser Refers to for Products But the part of tlie speech of inter est most general was his reference to the worldstrade He emphasized the assertion that the most powerful weap on in conquering foreign markets is profitable koine market Invasions of Europe especially of Great Brit ain by American manufacturers are not to be apprehended to any consid erable extent except at rare intervals because market in the United States took Hi per cent of the manu factured articles heuce her prosperity Foreign commerce is a i said he Thesobriety and deterirsina tioi of flt Germans formed an ex ample for ilitgland whose enormous drink bill and money spent on tobacco they cut iis liulf while the gambling of both mastvr and mcii was abolished GITCS it Betail of Success Tlie great secret of success in busi ness and in millionairemaking is to i make partners of valuablemanagersof I departments In proof of his conten tion that it was hopeless to flght j nitude in commercialism Carnegie cited the supremacy of Germany in the speed of Atlantic liners and said they were uot paid half the subsidies re i ceived by the British lines It is IOWAS ANTIWHISKY FIGHT Prosecution Takes a New Tack and tVIH Attack the Express Companys C O D Style of Business Keokuk In Oct federal grand jury has returned to the Unit ed States district court an indictment of the Adams Express company for an alleged violation of the internal rev enue laws Persons at Birmingham la received C 0 D packages of whisky from consignors in Illinois and paid collections and charges to express agent The grand jury and District Attorney Miles held that the C O D method constitutes a sale of goods by the express company to the consignee and requires a retail liquor dealers li cense The express company was indicted as a corporation under a California precedent United States Marshal Christian will serve notice on the pres ident of the Adams Express company and the agent at Birmingham The case grows out of efforts of people in many Iowa communities to prevent the sale of liquor and the efforts of dealers to circumvent the Iowa pro hibitory law and supply those want to drink It is the most im portant step in the prohibition strug gle in Iowa since the original pack age decision fifteen years ago Mohonk Indian Conference Mofaonk Lake N Y Oct twentieth annual Lake Mohonk Indian confcreuce opened here yesterday Samuel J Harrows secretary of the New York Prison association was elected president Bishop Potterof New York made the open lag address Des Moines la Oct tative Hull who arrived home Sunday night expecting to take some part in the campaign received telegrams Tues day which will make it necessary for him to hasten back to New York to assist Chairman Babcock at the head quarters of tlie congressional commit tee Hull is chairman of the executive committee One of the telegrams is from Repre sentative J S Sherman who says that Babcock must have help and that Hull must explain the situation to his con stituents and return at once Chair man Babcock telegraphs for Hull to return stating that he can do much more good in New York than in Iowa jHull has not been in Iowa previously during the campaign but will return to New York in a few days Gives Up His Campaign in Iowa to Help tlle magnitude Of the 250000000 Of Manage the National Concession i people the German lines serve which 1 is equivalent to a great home demand i xhis justifies their ocean greyhounds as tlie American home market justifies unequalled manufacturing establish ments Draws an Odious Comparison Carnegie added Since these lines were penned we have had strong proof of the law of surplus To support a smaller market in an unequal struggle your government has to find it neces yonr government has found it neces sary to give per day from the national revenue for two Atlantic grey hounds under your flag The German gets four of these without this aid because of a greater home market ratification of the treaty between Den mark and the United States in regard to tlie cession of the Danish West Indies to the latter country The stood 32 to tie but it kills the sale for the present as effectually as if the vote had been unanimous against the treaty The government hopes that ivili change in time and thai the treaty will yet be ratified The result of the days vote was doubtful until the last moment One member bad not taken a definite stand and it was uncertain whether two sick members would be able to attend The ages of these men Thygeson and 97 and 87 years respective ly Both had been expected to die for several weeks past they were both bedridden at their homes 150 miles from Copenhagen but they were brought to the city Prominent anti sale political leaders were sent to transport them here The sufferers who were accom panied by physicians were carried into a saloon car which was rolled on to a ferry boat on which it crossed from Jutland On their arrival at Copen hagen they were met by leading antl salers and were driven in carriages toa hotel There the two old mefc were guarded and nursed over night and were eventually carried to their chairs in the landsthing hall an hour before the meeting They had a prompter on hand ti assist them in voting PUT HIM IN THE SWEAT BOX Result Ii the Smashing of a Gang of Horse Thieves Who Have Been Doing Dig Business Keokuk la Oct gang of horse thieves that has been operating in eastern Illinois northern Missouri and southern Iowa and asfar south tis Arkansas has been broken up by the police of this city The members are being brought in and the grand jury is busy finding indictments against them All the horses stolen recently have been recovered except one from Muscatine which the officers expect to get soon One of intelligent members of the gang stole a horse and buggy from a Keokuk physician in a main street in the evening he lost his way that night while trying to reach asta tion across the Missouri state line He was headed off by officers at Farra irirton halfa mile from the state Hue aMwas arrested He put in the sweat box That is where the po lice cot their information Shaw Speaks at Milwaukee Milwaukee Oct 23 Secretary Shaw spoke before a large audience at tlie Pabst theater in this city un der the auspices of the national He publican congressional campaign com mittee During the course of his talk some one in the audience suggested that with government ownership of coal mines it would avert a great deal of trouble Speaking to the sugges tion he criticised former Senator David B Hill for favoring such a platform and said that it would cost 25 per cent more to run the mines than would private individuals it Responsible for Craigs Deaih Boston Oct a report upon the accident in which President Koose velts bodyguard William Craig was killed and the president aad Secretary Cortelyou were injured at Pjttsfleld last month the board of railroad com missioners find that the responsibility for the accident rests with the motor man of the electric car which ran in to the presidents carriage which supports such ships of itself There is no escape from the influence of which gathers as it rolls and must finally conquer Dead Man Was an Chicago Oct Weisell 313 Pulton street lias informed Lieutenant McWeeney of the Central station that Charles Woulf 313 Fulton street who was stabbed and killed in a sa oon tight in a place owned by James Wallace at 313 Fulton streeet a few days ago was the son of prominent and wealthy persons at Marshalltown la Household Their Topic Milwaukee Oct annual convention of the National Household ICconoiulc association hus opened at he Athenaeum DAILY ROW ITS PARLIAMENT Surceudcil in Using Up All the Time So Far London Oct was another lively though futile discussion in the house of commons yesterday on the subject of granting a day for a debate oa the state of Ireland It only led to a great deal of strawsplitting allega tions of discourtesy and a considerable increase in the illfeeling prevailing The feature was the bringing into the debate of the name of the president of the United States This was done by I William OBrien who questioned Balj four regarding President Roosevelts i letter to the convention of the United j Irish Leaguo at Boston Mass OBrien asked the premier if he had observed that Roosevelt sent a letter and wheth er in view of future friendly rela tions between the United States and Great Britain he could make any an nouncement that this country was not indisposed to learn wisdom regarding Irish affairs from the head of a great and friendly nation Roosevelts letter to the Irish con vention is signed by Cortelyou and says that the president very much ap preciates the cordial invitation extend ed to him by your league and re grets that his public duties will pre vent him from being present He then thanks the league for the courtesy shown him The speaker promptly ruled the ques tion out of order to the evidentchagrln of the Nationalists whose excitement Increased as OBrien continued to press his point But the speaker maintained his ruling and OBrien finally gave up the struggle 23 Innds thlng yesterday rejected the second reading of Ihe bill providing for the DISADVANTAGE OF A LICENSE Requires Those HoldingIt to AUBWT Ouesiious Which May Be In criminating Washington Oct Gen eral Knox has decided that licensed of liers of steam vessels are compelled to testify in certain cases even though in danger of revocation of licenses The cases in point were those of strik union serving on the great hikes last year One of the alleged rules of the union to which they be longed prohibited their serving with nonunion men The matter was brought before the local board of government inspectors The strikers refused to answer ques tions asked by the inspectors on the ground that their answers might sub ject them to revocation of their license or other penalties The attorney gen erals opinion shows that the position of the strikers is untenable WEIL PA THE But Not Accept the Principle Laid Down in the Decision of an Arbitrate KING OSOAE OF NORWAYS DICTUM Would Prevent Us 1rotn Landing Troops on Foreign Soil to Pro tect Our Citizens Washington Oct Oscar of Sweden and Norway has decided tlie Samoan controversy in favor of Germany This fact became known on the return of Grip the minister of Sweden and Norway from a long visit to his home Grip called at the state department but did not of course disclose the decision of his sovereign which must be formally presented sim ultaneously to the three powers con cerned The announcement will be astonishing to the governments of the United States and Great Britain against it it will utterly refuse to be bound by such a principle Otherwise the United States govern ment could be held liable for enormous damages In cases where it lands troops upon tlie isthmus of Panama resulting a collision with rioters or rebels even though the government is solemn ly bound by treaty to preserve frse traffic across the isthmus For it is pointed out that similarly the United States was bound by a treaty In the case of Samoa which were confident that they would establish fully the legality and pro priety of the joint landing of marines at Apia in 1S99 to sustain the decree of the Samoan supreme court and end the revolution Claims Are Insignificant The full scope of the arbitral decree of King Oscar is not yet divulged and the extent to which it covers the claims for damages filed by the citi zens of the three countries and of France may not be kvwwn for several days These claims which were nom inally the prime cause for arbitration are insignificant however compared a with the question of national honor j on which they depended and if the action of the United States and Groat Britain had been sustained by the royal arbiter would have fallen to the ground Base of the Disputed Chums j Tlie Samoan dispute grew put of tlie concerted action of Hear Admiral Kautz of the United States navy and Captain Sturdy of the British navy in leading a combined United States and British force at Apia on April 1 1899 for the purpose of making a rei coniiitissiincc and breaking up Blntuafas supporters who were in re belliou against the recognized govern ment It was ou this occasion that Philip Lfuidsdale the executive officer of the Philadelphia Ensign J Moaj han anil two enlisted Americans and Lieutenant Freeman and two Brit ish werekilled Surgeon Lung i now one of President Roosevelts pliy sicians was the medical officer of the landing party I lieaulted in Partitioning the Inlands Tlie United States ship Badger was promptly sent to the scene carrying an international commission composed of Bartlett Tripp representing th United States and Von Sternberg the German commisioner and C N El GOES EASTAS A NURSE Cratluale of Buttelworth Hospital Will Serve in an Island on the Per Ulan Gulf Grand Rapids Mich Oct Elizabeth De Free a graduate nurse of Butterworth hospital of this city has accepted a position as nurse at Bahrien an island of 400000 inhabi tants in the Persian gulf adjoining the coast of Arabia She will serve in the Mason Memorial hospital which will be dedicated in November under the board of foreign missions of the Reformed Church of America Butterworth hospital is becoming quite famous in all parts of the world where their trained nurses can be found There are at present ten grad uates from this institution in the Phil ippines The entire staff of the new hospital recently opened at Petosky was supplied from thld Miss Agnes Elliott Miss Emma Mil ler Miss Mabel Jones Miss Bertha Stauffer and Miss Kate Imus BIBLE IN THE SCHOOLS Bletuodist Women Start a Movement to Have the Book Rujul by Children aiiU Teachers Kansas City Oct Wom Ionic Missionary society of tlie ilioilist Episcopal church has start movement to have the Bible iu the public schools of this country Thefollowing resolution was iorcd Resolved That we will use evy endeavor to secure moral in struction and the responsive reading oi scripturalselectionsin our public schools The resolution was presented by Miis Mary Hickmaiij who suid tlie public schools of Cleveland a short time ago began tlie study of the Book of Psulmg the Ten Commandments ami the Lordjs Prayer and that all public schools in the country should adopt the same plan Will Muniilacluie Brick Calumet Mich Oct men of Lake Linden i5e organizing a company capitalized at a quarter of a million to engage in the manufac ture of paving brick at that place The piun contemplates the making of brick from stamp sand of which there are many millions of tons along the shores of Torch lake The sand in reality is copper rock stamped and pulverized and from which the metal has been extracted at tin1 various min ing companies mills along the lake Fourth Flood for the Tear Keokuk la Oct fourth flood of this year overflowed the ter ritory at tin inoiitli of Skunk rivei Tuesday putting 2000 acres under wa ter The rise was very rapid and there is considerable damage to prop erty up the Skunk river A flood later than June is almost unknown here and the conditions this summer have been entirely unprecedented The Des Moines river also has overflowed its banks for miles above the mouth for the third time and the country border Ing the Egyptian levee again is over Bowed iott the British commissioner Claims i amounting to nearly were iled by German French British and United States residents on account of damages caused by the landing party As the chief result of the investiga lons of the commission the tripartite agreement of 1SS9 was abrogated the islands being divided between tlie United States and Germany while Great Britain withdrew Brutal Fathers Crime Aitkin Minn Oct Olsen of Glen fourteen miles from here killed his daughter with a butcher knife His objection to her proposed marriage was the cause of the trou ble SOME WRITING WAS VERY BITTER Record to Memphis Teiin Oct worlds oeconl was made at the Memphis trot ting track yesterday in the first race a 1reeforflH puce to wagon with am atcur drivers TCditli driven by Frank TJOIHM of Memphis and Fred S bandied by C K G Billings of Chicago were the contest nuts the former winning both heats being paced in IXrought a lUcwasfe from Prince Henry Washington Oct William II Beeliler U S N who re turned within a few flays from Eu rope where he was accredited as the raval attache to the United States em bassies at Berlin Vienna and Homo culled upon President Koosevelt yes terday He conveyed to the president a cordial jnessage from Prince Henry of Prussia Acting Chancellor Spungler Dead Lawrence Kan Oct C Spungler acting chancellor of tlu University of Kansas in 1880 and 1800 and again from 1000 to 1002 died yes terday of consumption He had been infalling health for munjr months Sparigler was horn in Illinois In 1859 and came to Kansas in 1S70 Might Have Been a Fight If Conditions Had Been More Equal i A convention was signed at Washj ington on Nov 7 1S99 submitting the J claims of Samoan residents to the king l of Sweden and Norway for arbitra tion the main questions being whether the military action of the United State and Great Britain had been warranti ed Immediately the aggregate Oi claims most of them German and American rose to about In July 1900 King Oscar consented to as arbitrator and last spring the briefs containing the nrguments on the main point at issue and the schedule of claims were submitted to him CfiiTespoiulince between the repro senratives of the three powers in Apia at the time s spread on tlie records was extremely bitter and full of re flections on tlie integrity and honor of the nations concerned and there were frank declarations that if the naval forces of the United States and Great Britain had not been supremo in the absence of Gorman warships a clash must have occurred which would have brought the United States and Ger many to tlie verge of war It is not the amount of money in volved in this approaching decision of the arbitrator that concerns the gov ernment of the United States but rath er the enunciation of a principle whicu if accepted as a precedent would bo unpalatable and would so seriously restrict the assertion of United States rights in foreign countries in case of revolution or rioting jeopardizing the lives and property of our citizens that it would amount to the total withdraw al of protection This can never bo admitted and so it may be positively stated that while the United States government will accept the arbitrat loyally and nay any damages assessed Arranging for Pugilistic Events Torre Haute Ind Oct Whitlock has gone to Chicago as a rep resentative of the Terre Haute Athletic club to arrange for an evening ot pugilistic events THE MARKETS Chicago Chicago Oct 22 Following were the quotations on the Board of Trade today Open High Low Close December 72 72 72 72 May October December May October December May Ocober January May Lard October January May 73 74 73 73 56 50 43 31 31 56 50 43 31 32 55 49 42 56 50 31 31 16 1550 1465 1700 1685 1550 1465 1070 S95 S35 Short October 1125 January 815 May 775 910 845 895 835 1165 1125 827 815 782 775 31 32 1690 1567 1477 1070 905 840 1150 827 780 Valuable Homstead Hurned Blooinington Ills Oct 23 Tilt magnificent homestead of George P Davis was destroyed by fire yesterday The loss will be fully insured The residence was at the eastern edge of the cfty and was one of the finest in central Illinois It was erecteU by the late Senator David Davis ana after his death was occupied by his son Another IMbleinthoSohool Fight Topeka Kan Oct B Bil lard a wealthy miller of this city has brought suit against the board of edu cation to compel the removal of Bible reading from the public schools Bil lards son was expelled from school because he refused to give proper at tention during the opening exercises when the Bible was being read