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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 26, 1903, Mason City, Iowa                                WEEKLY GLOBEGAZETTE PART ONE MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE CORRECT MARKETS BY WIRE DAILY OFFICIAL PAPER AXL THE TEJLEGKAPHrC AND LOCAJL VOL X MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 26 1903 NO 6 Winchester Rifles the Mamie J Clashing and Results Ars Three Dead Men TWO OTHEES AEE FATA1LY Losses All on the Side of the Mob Which Resisted a legal Process Secjuel of the Granting of an Iiijiinc tion Against Strikers in West Rioters Arrested Charleston W Feb 20 At Stanniford City in Raleigh county at yesterday a terrible battle took place between the joint posses of Dep uty United States Marshal Cunning liam and Sheriff Cook on one side and rioting miners on the other as a result of which three miners were killed two others are mortally wound ed and1 several others on both sides were more or less seriously hurt The killed are Dick Taylor Dobson and an unknown miner Slortally Helse and Irwin Law son The trouble grew out of the at tempt to arrest tliirtyfour miners for violation of blanket injunction issued by Federal Judge Keller last August Defy the taw On Last Saturday Deputy Marshal D TV Cunningham went to Atkins ville a mining town in Raleigh coun ty to arrest men charged with violat ing the injunction He was sur rounded by a large party of miners armed with or dered him to leave the place on order which he quickly obeyed Sheriff Cook at this time attempted to make some arrests under process issued by the state court and treated in a like manner Cunningham returned to tois city and reported to the marshal and district attorney that he could do nothing without a large force and then only at imminent risk of pre cipitating a bloody conflict must Be Served at All Hazards He WHS instructed to return with men sufficient to serve the process given him and to do it at allhazard Before Cunningham returned to At kinsville however Marshal Thompson and S C Burdette attorney for the went to the scene spending most of Sunday and Monday there They found everything quiet the rioters having withdrawn from the immediate neighborhood and crossed New river going into camp 300 strong near the Big Q mine on the north side Thompson and Bur dette came home Tuesday morning and Cunningham and a strong posse went from to make the arrests RIOTERS PARADE THE COUNTRY Put Mob Law on Top and Then Go Into and Bloodshed When Atkinsville was reached the federal forces werejoined by Sher iff Cook and his posse the coal com panies near by furnished some guards and the deputy and sheriff found themselves in command of about 100 and determined men The rioters had recrossed the river on Tuesday and were parading up and down before the various coal works 150 to 200 men armed with Winchester lines They intimidated miners at work drove away theguards of the mines and even went so far as to disarm one guard and force liim to march at the head of their proces sion Emboldened by their success they attempted to burn down arbridge of the C and O railroad over Piney Bulch and Uireatened the destruction of other Tuesday night they went into camp near Stanniford City Yesterday morning about daybreak the officers ind their combined posse surprised the rioters in their camp mid called on them to surrender The reply was a fOict This was answered by a shot ami immediately a furious Tattle was mginjr When it ceased three of the rioters lay dead and many others were found to be wound ed two of them fatally Seventythree siiTPSts were made ten falling to the share of Deputy Cunningham and six tythroe to that of Sheriff Cook All the prisoners were taken to Bcckley the county of Raleigh where the ten United States prisoners were given a preliminary hearing by Commission er Dunn and held for appearance at court here The injunction vrhich the miners charged with violating was is sued by Judge V V Keller at the suit of the Chesapeake and Ohio Coal Agency company last August The defendants in the case were all the coal companies operating in the New rivet field 150 members of the United Mine workers by name including President Mitchell and Secretary Wil son and all other persons whatsoever whoaided and abetted them The In junction covered almost every foot or ground in the coal mining region or New river While all f the mines in the Kana wha river sections have been t wont Tor some months the strike as not been officially declared off and cs embers 1mve been smouldering the New river gorge threatening to into flume in the spring He Decreed Hla Wifes Divorce Converse Feb 26 Judge fohn Howard who died here a short time ago granted his wife a divorce when he was on the bench in Colo rado The record of the case is in the court archives of Colorado GETS ONTO A SENSATION New York Fnper Discovers a Plot That May Play Havoc with Eu ropean Monarchs New York Feb Evening Telegram prints a story to the effect that anarchists from all over the world are about to meet in a secret con vention at Paris to devise plans that may radically affect the crowned heads of Europe All preparations for the convention were carefully guard ed but the plans became known through the boastfultalk of a youth ful delegate to the convention from this city This Italian known as Angelo and gave up his place on Saturday declaring that he had been selected as one of five delegates from the United States to the convention The Evening Telegrams says Far reaching auarcistic plans are to be dis cussed and perfected at this worlds convention it is said and it is even whispered that ere an adjournment is taken a meeting of anarchys inmost cabal will have been held and lots will have been drawn assigning men to deeds the full accomplishment of which may shape the destinies of the reign ing houses of BEEAD UPON THE WATERS Brings News of a Man Who Seems to Have Had a Conscience in eVork iiig Order Chicago Feb bread upon the water that returns after many days three pay checks for came back to John Sarkiski proprietor of a Polish boarding house at 8737 Com mercial avenue Tuesday Sarkiskis suspicions that one of his boarders was responsible for the wafting away of the checks was confirmed by the following note which accompanied their return It was me who took the checks Now my conscience troubles me and now I am forced to return them A The checks and the note were found lying on the dining room table by Sarkiski when he went to prepare sup per about 5 oclock Tuesday evening It is not n which Of his boarders had been in the room as several had been about the house through the aft ernoon COURT BOASTS GEN BRAGG Rebukes the Consul General to China foi His Methods in a Damages Case Madison Feb Wis consin supreme couht in an opinion handed down Tuesday took occasion to rebuke General Edward S Bragg the recently appointed consul general to HongKong for his methods in con ducting a personal injury suit before a lower court The case was that of Henry Ruehling who was given dam ages of fromthe Chicago and Northwestern railroad The criticism of the supreme court judges was aimed at allusions made by General Bragg to the jury regard ing the officers of the road its great wealth to the number of others in jured and to the engineer of the road The court said such expressions by counsel tend to mint an ordinary jury for doing justice Senate and House In Brief Washington Feb 20 The senate yesterday made rapid progress The Statehood riders to the agricultural and poftoEiceapuropriation bills were with drawn and both bills passei The house amendments to the Philippine currency bill were agreed to and the sundry civil bill was nearly com pleted A large number of pension bills was passed Tlie house adopted the conference report on the army appropriation bill and sent the bill to the president The Fowler currency bill was debated in a desultory way Tho speaker appoint ed the committee to represent the house ait the dedication of the Louisi ana Purcia exgijf itipjj Union Laoor Objects to Riots South Bend Feb Cen tra Labor union has taken action on the use of its hall by a hundred or more rioters who used the place as a rendezvous before they made an as sault on the powerhouse of the In diana Railway company A committee was appointed to aid the authorities in seeking the guilty men They Must Locate on Tllilen Street Sagipaw Feb of resorts in connection with or above have been notified by the po lice to go out of business at once It is said that all these people will be required to find locations on Tilden the recognized home of the so cial evil If they desire to continue their business Measure in the Senate That Of fers Her for Her Therein Equity PAYS IHATMUOfl KENT A IEAB House Democrats Prepare to Make Trouble Over an Election Case DeArmonds Expansion Idea part of the north of and adjoining the United States to be formed in due time into one or more etc Supposed to Have Suicided Davenport Feb body of Harold Peterson was found Tues day in his home his room being filled with gas from two open jets It is thought that he committed suicide Monday His widow and children are away on a visit INGAILS TO RUM FOR MAYOR Washington Feb took an Hour and a half yesterday to read a bill in the senate which appropriates to the exQueen Liliuokalaui the sum of in lieu of all claims she may have on the crown lands of the Hawaiian islands After the reading Spooner inquired if the appropriation of to the exqueen was an honorary one Allison said that it was founded on a claim pretended or real of Liliuokalani to what are known asthecrown lands in Hawaii of which she had been deprived Morgan thought that the matter should go over Hoar said that at first he had a strong feeling against he exqueen on account of newspaper articles but he since had learned that the lands re ferred to fairly might have been claimed to be her private property and not mere crown lands Bay State Man Wants to Atone Their proceeds always had been used for her private support He said the exqueen had tried to reconcile her people to the rule of the United States and that she was a women of great personal worth He hoped the appro priation would be made because it was his desire to atone for a public utter ance of disrespect toward her Re plying to Hoar Spooner said that if there is any claim on the part of Liliuokalani as an individual con tradistinguished from the sovereign it should be dealt with in a broad way Allison explained that the claim rested on an equity Explained by Blackburn Blackburn who reported the bill said the committee on Pacific islands was unanimous in the recommenda tion It is not contended he said that there is a legal claim involved against the United States She has no day in he said The fee to the crown lands was not in but the sovereign but she was abso lute inthe receipt of the rents Since her overthrow he said the govern ment has collected in rents from those lands Hatter for Their Consciences He would discuss the responsi bility of the United States in the mat ter but no dethronement would have occurred and the United States would not have appropriated to itself the rentals had it not been for the land ing of United States marines from the Boston It would be a good invest ment he said to pay the amount be ausepof the feeling of gratitude with which it would be accepted and the appreciation those people would show It was a question he said that ad dressed itself to the consciences of senators By consent the matter went over ORGANIZED FOK A FILIBUSTER Big Four President Accepts Nomination Tendered Htm by the CincinnntL Democrats Cincinnati Feb stir was occasioned here last night by M E Ingalls president of the Big Four Railway system signifying to a Gathering at New York Discuss ing a Subject of Wide spread Interest ONE PAPEE BY EGBERT P POETEE System Attacked with Illustrations from cf State Socialism M E I2TGALLS committee of twentysix citizens his acceptance of the Democratic nom ination for mayor of Cincinati He will head the regular Democratic city ticket but has been requested to ac cept the nomination by citizens re gardless of party The city is normally Republican by a large plurality but for some time there has been an organized fusion movement The independent Repub licans stated that they would not ask for fusions or a citizens ticket if lu galls would bead the Democratic ticket LOST HEIRESS IS EOUND Peinscrats Will Obstruct in the House Over an Election Casr AYashiugtou Feb Demo crats of the house called a caucus for this morning to act on the filibustering programme the Democratic leaders have decided on for the remainder of the session Tuesday When the ma jority of elections committee No 2 presented its report in favor of un seating Butler of Missouri whose seat is being contested bj Wagoner the Democratic leaders at the request of the Democrats of the Missouri dele gation served notice on the Repub lican leaders that if an attempt was made to call up the case for action they would do everything in their pow er to block the wheels of legislation until March 4 Xo reply given but a truce was patched up during the afternoon on the understanding that a response would be given yesterday afternoon Shortly before adjournment yesterday Speaker Henderson notified Richard son the minority leader that the case would be called up today Therenpor the call for the Democratic caucus was issued The Democrats are organ izing for a light to a finish While their action probably will not jeopar dize any of the appropriation bills they can greatly embarrass the majority and defeat minor measures which otherwise would pass DoArmond Would Isxpnnd Xorth Washington Feb ot Missouri yesterday introduced a con current resolution in the house provid ing as follows That the president be and is hereby requested to learn and advise tiie congress upon what terms if any honorable to both na tionsj and satisfactory to the inhabit ants of the territory primarily affect ed Great Britain would consent to cede to the United States or any If SIio Uns Got It Bight She TPill Come Jnto a IVad of a Cool Kalamazoo Feb 2G Dr John T Woods of Fulton this coun V is to locate Annie Koths ubild aged 28 who has fallen heir with two sisters to a fortune of 000 by the of an uncle in Bohe mia The family emigrated from Bohemia about fifteen years ago The mother died1 and the father disap peared The three children were cared for in a Chicago asylum In 1S84 An nie was adopted by a family in Aus tin and all trace of her has been lost Her sisters are Mrs Clara Oawkins of Kalamazoo county and May Rothschild of Saugatuck The foregoing facts have been pre viously published andthe following telegram from New Orleans may solvt the problem Mrs Edward Howard of 2040 Bayou road is without doubt the heiress of a lucky wind fall which she least of any other per son expected for she was left an or phan at a tender age and had even forgotten the name of her father But as the telegrams from Austin where she was raised say that she was adopted by a family named Nich olson a circumstance that cannot be duplicated in that small town there is scarcely any doubt of her WEDDED TJHDER GUARD Rival for the Brides Hand Had Threat ened to Do Murder on felia Fair Prize St Joseph Feb The wed ding of Charlos King and Hannah Baker well known young people at tracted more than ordinary interest from the fact that a rival for the young ladys hand was alleged to have threatened to kill the before the knot could be tied These uneats were not considered seriously until the day of the and then the chief of police was in formed The chief sent Officer Boit to the Evangelical church to guard the young couple during the ceremony and Bort stood by while the minister spoke the words of the service The jealous lover did not enter the church Educators Klcct Officers Cincinnati Feb 2l The depart ment of superintendence of the Na tional Educational association yester day elected the following officers President Henry It Emerson super intendent at Buffalo N secretary J H Hineman of Little Rock state superintendent of instruction for Ar kansas Alfred Bayliss state superin tendent of instruction for Illinois read a paper on Industrial Education in Rural v Garlteld Sworn Into Office Washington Feb 20 Tames U Garfleld commissioner of corporations of the new department of commerce and labor took the bath of office yes terday Commissioner Garfield will enter immediately upon the duties of his office New York Feb conven tion on municipal ownership and franchises which is to continue for three days was opened here yesterday There was a large attendance ana tue programmegives proniiseof interesting disoussionson municipal topics Mayor Urquhart of Toronto iri the discus sion yesterday referred to the suc cess of municipal ownership of the waterworks in his city The paper on Comparison of European and American Methods and pre pared by Robert P Potter director of the eleventh census of the United States was by Tohn P Martin secretary of the convention and the following are some of the salient points thereof Inclination to Branch Out Besides the numerous industries at present being carried on by British municipalities applications have been made to parliament for powers for the manufacture of steam engines dyna mos gas and electric fittings paving materials coldair storage ice milk supply and for stores saloons hotels bicycle tracks etc Street car fac tories have been established munici pal telephones are being undertaken and a system of fire insurance is be ing discussed Municipal banks mu nicipal pawnshops municipal bakeries and even municipal collieries have been seriously proposed Increase of Local Indebtedness rush of English municipalities into speculative enterprises has result ed in an enormous increase in local indebtedness Last year sanction was given for amounting in the ag gregate to not less than and the average amount added in each of the last three has been just short of Never before has there been any approach to these fig ures In 3891 the sum was 405 while the average for some years previously nd been about 000 In 1S75 the English local debt was about if20 a head of the popula tion It is now over fCiO How the Increase Is Excused The excuse offered for the enormous increase of local debt in England is that a considerable part of it has been contracted for productive industries But the profits from many of these concerns under municipal are small indeed The only reliable estimate on these profits may be found in a paper by the president of the Royal Statistical Society in which he showed that there was an average net profit for the five years ended March 1S98 of or about percent on the outstand ing debt POUTER MAKES COMPARISONS Says All the Enterprise and Push Is witli the Private Companies Porter proceeded to show just what public utilities the cities of the Unit ed Kingdom are operating and how the service compares with that fur nished by private enterprise in the United State He said To begin with the gas supply local authorities in the United Kingdom own 240 gas undertakings with a capital of about and supplying customers private companies own 4S3 plants representing with nearly customers The reduc tion in price of gas made by private companies in England has been as great iC not greater and as a rule the price chnrged under exactly simi lar conditions is less than that charged by the municipalities In short in England as elsewhere the private companies have set the pace in enterprise qualify of gas and price In a recent official inquiry these facts were clearly brought out It was shown that all enterprise in the gas industry bas come from companies because companies have greater mo tive for enterprise The municipali ties may follow privateenterprise they have never been known to lead In the case of electric lighting the advocate of municipal ownership in England claims the superiority of public ownership is Let us see A committee of the London Chamber of Commerce recently took out the figures from the official re turns relating to electric lighting un dertakings in England and Wales for the purpose of ascertaining the net profits that is it endeavored to show what the ratepayer received in return for the risk he takes in guar anteeing the undertaking and the re sult showed that on a total capital of and allowing for deprecia tion or oneeighth of 1 per cent per annum the average annual margin of surplus inclusive of this was only CQUfil to onethird ot 1 pel cent n year on the total cap ital expended Aside from the business merits of the ease there is another view of the subject that has been brought out strongly by the London Times tnat municipal enterprise and progres sive municipalities are really being made the stepping stones to the col lective state Toward this end it is claimed the British Socialist is work ing with qll the force at his com DISAPPEARED BUT CAME BACK Supposed to Have Been Killed a Man Proves To Be Alive and Council Bluff Feb McGill believed by his family to have been killed twentyfive years ago lias returned to this city and is now re united with his daughter In the mean time McGill has grown independently wealthy Twentylive years ago Mc Gill lived in the central part of the state with his family He became in sane was sent to an asylum and es caped He was never heard of afterward and his family thought him dead His wife died some years later and his daughters moved to Council Bluffs McGill afraid of being returned to the madhouse went to Kansas recovered his mind and took a new start in life He has been successful and is now wealthy Through newspapers he learned the whereabouts of his chil dren and joined them SHE DIED OP A FAD Seems To Be the Opinion of Some People as to the Case of Kora Chicago Feb 20 The funeral of Miss Cora Dean better known as who had achieved re nown locally as a writer of short stories occurred here yesterday Miss Dean died of scarlet fever after an ill ness of a week The fact that the yonng authoress had restricted her diet for some time to uncooked foods and was accus tomed to omit the morning meal in pursuance of a system exploited by a local physician is believed by ther friends of Miss Dean to have rendered her peculiarly susceptible to the dis ease which caused her death Miss Dean was born in Jackson and was educated in the Northwestern uni versity and the Cook County Normal School Tivo Wanted Men Captured South Bend Feb Albert Benn aged 27 and his brother aged 21 were arrested Saturday in the woods near Granger Ind They act wanted at Harrison Clare county on a charge of assault which may terminate in the death of the vie tim and are chargpd with assaulting a lumberman namud Robinson Feb S and robbing him of Robinson may die of his injuries Sheriff 3 W Updegraff came here fend has taken the prisoners back to Glare county Has the Peoples Sympathy Elgin Feb city of Elgin refused to ILouis Noffs a few hundred dollars pense him for permanent injuriUS re ceived on a defective sidewalk three years ago it is now facing judgment After an allnight session in the Kane county circuit court the jury reported as stated in theforego ing The taxpayers of Elgin are in dignant because the city of Elgin con tinues to fight the case Of Interest to Chicago Feb was given by the Illinois Central railroad yes terday that It will make a rate of fare for the round trip from points in Iowa to Paducah the dedi cation of the Iowa soldiers monument at Shiloh battlefield on May 30 THE MARKETS Grain Chicago HiKh Low Close May 774 78 77A July 73 J3V 73 73 September 71 46 4a Julv 44 44 4414 AVh September 44M 43 35 3S7A July 43 23 32 29 September 29 29 29 Julv September Short Ribs May 9Gi July September Chicago Live Stock receipts for the day Sales ranged at for pigs for light for tough packing for mixed and for heavy Backing and shipping lots wit htie bulk of calea at receipts for tha day ranKed at for choic to extra steers 25 good to choice fair to food common to medium bvncshers steere fed western steers stockers and toners cows heifers bulls and oxen stags Texas steers veal calves receipts for the day 23000 Quotations range 3at 5 70 western natives western lambs and native lambs EMt BnflVUo Llvn Stock East Buffalo N Feb DuniuinR Stevens Live Stock Com   

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