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Oskaloosa Daily Herald (Newspaper) - April 13, 1909, Oskaloosa, Iowa BALLY 190 APRIL 13 1909 1887 RIFLE SALE Joverhment to Stop Traffic in Discarded CHICAGO POLICE PRpTEST t 1 Jn V Point to the Danger of a Mob Armed with the Excellent Weapons and War Department Takes the re quest of the Chicago police depart ment and fearing the possibilities of bloody conflicts With armed the war department the United States has ordered stopped the sale of obso lete army More than discarded Spring field rifles of 45 caliber have already sold by the at AN AMERICAN INNOVATION tJieW ranging down to f 1 i i Chicago Police ft was because of obeapness of theweapons that tuephjcHgo police dpfjiirtment feared falling tyjto hands of and easily be used to arm The officials took the position that the return which the government re ceived from the sale of the obsolete did not amount to enough to off set the danger which the sale of the rifles might be to the peace and the police of the large The Chicago department has had conflicts with and the p6licb authorities there declared that for the government to place the army riflesat the disposal of possible trouble makers at such a low price wouid only put a on the shedding of They also feared that anarchists and others might lay In secret supplies to be used when the i strikes or disturbances should JCurnish In Good which the gov ernirient sold werebranded lete they fine weapons of long range power and in the hands the police when the subject was lirst broached the iypr department author that the state armed than the mob wouli bo and so could easily cope with the But the Chi cagb polite insisted that this would mean and It was blood that they wanted to The order stopping the sale of thesa weapons by the department will cost the government about a Mote than of the old Spring field have already been dis posed many of them being guns once Downed by the various state mi litia but replaced by modern rifles by the Only about ol these obsolete guns are now in the hands of the But the government also has Krag Jorgensen rifles which must soon be They already have been withdrawn from service and replaced by the governments new 1903 Spring of which more than have been put Into the hands of the regulars and the Easy to Get As soon as the government can ob tain sufficient of new rifles to make up an emergency reserve foi war the Krags willbe Were It hot for the these guns which wore the standard type ol the army In the SpanishAmerican be placed on public sale again would be guns for which animunltlon could always be easily se and the police feared that it would be too easy for discontented men to secure a generous supply ol The argument of the war depart ment olllctals that there are othei cheap firearms on the market which could easily be obtained was an swered by the police with the declara tionthat it was the range and ac duracy of the government weapons which made them po lice believe also that It will be fai easier to control local sales ol weapons through the ordinary chan nels of commerce than the govern ments sales of its army Moynt Etna Is Etna Ms not although reports to that effect have and avcord to the latest here from there is no apprehen sion fqlt that another earth quake Is Babcooks Condition Rep resentative Joseph WHttbcock of has been seriously 111 at hla home In steadily Electric Shook Kills Des a telephone watt Hied and Ueujbmtn his help aerloualy injured by a 11 vo wire leru Moving Day in the NEW M1N JJHSHIAS CLUB PARIS CORRESPONDENT LATEST VICTIM OF Former President Denies Giving Inter view and Scribe Declares He So There Iowa Crop Condition In State As Gleaned By Weather Bureau Roosevelt and a correspondent of Le Journal are engaged la a controversy regard ing the veracity of the Le Journal sent its representative to Naples to see Roosevelt and sub sequently the paper published a Jong Interview with the former president of the States which was widely Upon atPort Said last Fri day Roosevelt sent a cablegram to a Paris newspaper saying that he had given no such This was published together with the assertion of the correspondent that he talked half an hour with Roosevelt and that the interview as given was strict ly This denial coming to the eye of Roosevelt at Suez he has again cabled PuriK reiterating his denial and char acterizing the interview as an impu dent fabrication without a particle of He says also that he never saw the correspondent of Le JpurnaL The correspondent has replied with a new affirmation of the truth of the Interview and declares that he Is pre pared to tiring further proof fcf his ve GIRLS HAT CAUSES Wears WasteFaper Basket Trimmed with Feather Turkey and Rob erta the daughter of one of Trentons largest cre a sensation Sunday by appearing on thp fashionable thoroughfares of the city hat of her own crea It was a wastt paper basket elaborately trimmed with two feather an ear of a miniature suit a a pincushion re sembling a a clay turkey and a The streets were crowded with Easter promenaders and Miss Stover attracted a deal of was es corted by her two During the afternoon she called on her Sunday school teacher and her John who was takon aback at sight of tle novel top dressing of the young but realized the humor of it aud passed her along with a Shermans Bank Is a clerk employed by the Utiqa Truat Deposit Company of which yicePresldent James Sherman is the was arrasted last night on a charge of grand It is said that ho has confessed to pecula tions amounting to 1 Missing Educator Is former educational the To ledo who was reported jnliiiBlng and for whom the police a la ill in a hospital in according to a letter re calved by OPEN THE BMJEBiLl SEASON PHILADELPHIA AND WASHINGTON WIN THE FIRST Des av erage temperature for the state for the six to inclusive was de grees or an average daily excess of 2V3 The mean temperature was above the in all of the months except October and the average daily deficiency for thel latter month being The average total precipitation was which is inches above the and March were the only months that had a but the snowfall for was far in excess of the normal for that The drouth which prevailed during August and September of last year continued during the larger part of and prevented the seeding of an acreage of fall grains as was The drouth xilso caused uneven germination and pre vented the usual and the al ternating freezing and thawing wea ther during the winter months did considerable injury to the plants so that the average condition of winter wheat is said to be below the average for this time of the year but the spring growth has not been sufficient to permit an accurate estimate of the condition being This also applies to clover which is reported us being winter Killed in many sec tions of the The cokl and stormy weather in March has continued thus far in April and has prevented the usual amount of field work being There been a deal of sod ground plowed and a good start has been made in the southern In seeding oats and spring if the weather continues this work will become general in all parts of the state during the coming The season is from ten days to two woks later than last but the soil is in excellent tllih with an abundant supply of moisture so that the growth of nil vegetation will be rapid with the advent of warm weath All except are reported to be in good condition and the prospects are favorable for bounteous crops of The cold weather retarded the develop ment of tha thereby lessening the possibility of injury by frost when the trees are in Stock is generally in good but the supply of hay and rough feqd is get ting short in many sections of tho Boston and New York Teams Start Out with Losses Before Record Breaking STANDING OF THE American Per Philadelphia 0 1000 Washington 0 1000 New 1 Boston 1 No games Ameri can league season was opened in this iity yesterday by the Philadelphia and Boston with the largest crowd that ever witnessed a baseball game in this fi2 paying for while nearly one thousand more were present as guests of the with Plank easily won the Arellanes and Ryan pitched for In hits and errors the game resulted Ameri can league season was opened yester day in a game between the Washing ton andNew York clubs before what was said o be the largest crowd that has ever turned out in this there about paid The game resulted in hits and errors as follows 1 New Smith pitched for Washington and Newton and Brockett for New In Hotel yester day destroyed thw DudVjy lames u horse trader ot was burned to ClmrkH Howe was seriously huvned The its about Liquor1 Men Ask Des April Carroll will hear arguments against the bill liniuiiu1 the number of saloons to one for overy people on Attorney Willis Bird sail of representing the Iowa Liquor Dealers will present the principal argument urge the veto of the measure by Uuv ernor Friends of the bill are not worried as to tho rcviult of the Hsir For Ues April from abroad state that Countess Beu lah daughter of ami Hubbell of Des Moinea Snd of the Swedish consul gen rul Is expecting an heir wUhlu afew TAFT TO HEAR Gompers Arranges for an Important Conference with the President at the White Gom president of the American Fed eration of has arranged for an important labor conference at the White House next Friday afternoon matters affecting the interests of organized labor will be discussed between President Taft and the mem bers of the executive council of the American Federation of which began its session The matters which will be consid ered at this conference informal ly discussed at yesterdays In the absence of VicePresidents Dun Hayes and Ballen who are expected the consideration of thereports of Presi dent Gompers and Secretary Mor rison was deferred until that Fight Taxes In coal companies of Oklahoma have com bined to resist tho collection of taxes by the state authorities aggregating on the ground that the segre gated coal lauds of the state are fed eral and not state property and that the state has no authority to levy taxes on lo cated on those MUTINY IN CONSTANTINOPLE Sicilian Maid Crosses Ocean to Marry Soldiers Have Invested the Royal Pal ace and the Situation Is Very DOES NOT KNOW HIS FATE nake CharmetWas Engaged To Wed the Oskaloosa Man Who Was Killed By An Enraged a Des April out in middle of the Atlantic ocean is a swarthy browneyed woman of far off who all un mindful of the terrible calamity which las befallen her lover is traveling vestward wiih but one thought in her that of her marriage to Charles the animaltrainer who was tilled by the elephant Tom last Thursday The woman is Loretta a ormer snake charmer with the Bu chanan Brothers She has been spending winter season with her mother and father in her home town n waiting for her expected marriage to the animal trainer Even now she is sailing for Amer thinking and planning the joys to e realized when she reaches Des But there will be sad news or the little daughter of the southern skies when her train pulls into the station in Des Moines next She s ignorant of the tragedy which has befalleu her lover and all unmindful of anything except the of mar ried happiness that she expects on re urning to the United Wedding Day Was That Bartlow and the pretty snake charmer were to have been married lore within two weeks was stated by Fred manager of the yesterday Bu chanan has discovered letters from Senora Rosanza in the effects of the ate which go to show that he two were engaged and had planned to be married before the show starts on the road April But Bartlow was stricken down on the very eve of his marriage and there willbe no wed ding bells for the Sicilian woman when she reaches Des y Miss Rosanza is known around the Buchanan circus as Babe a iickname the employes have given her She is the woman who from Chicago to Des dispatch from he Central News correspondent at Vienna says Several meagre mes ages from Constantinople indicate hat the Turkish capitol is in the hroes of a serious revolution which s hourly gaining One re ort says the Palace has been invest d by thousands of mutinous Other messages declare that the min ster of war has and soldiers are ccupying the The situation s agreed to be No word ot jloodshed has been but ghting is News is April bat alions of mutinous troops this morn ng surrounded the house of parlia ment and demanded the dismissal of Grand Vizier Hilmi thej iwar minister and president of cham ser of The march from heir quarters to the parliament house reated great The public eared they intended to atack the Cause of the Todays outbreak is due to long tanding trouble between the young urks and The young urks who control have allowed the government to reach a point of virtual The Liberals avor centralization and are accused f favoring a return to The immediate cause of the action of he troops is due to the fact that the overnment is unable to pay them unless it discharges the horde of useless officials with which the youn Turks have hedgedthe A massacre is considered imminent if he troops are The gov ernment is attempting to keep the news from the outside real zing the danger of the ivas called Moines two years ago to capture the urge boa constrictor which got loose it the Fred Buchanan tele raphed her to come here and take harge of the it was then that she became acquainted with Bart and after two seasons on the their friendship ripened into ove and they plighted their troth last Old the big waa nt on yesterday before a jury mpaneled by Coroner The iury listened to tales of ihe big brutes kindness aiid gentle disposition told by various employes of the It ivas shown that Bartlow was under influence of liquor at the time of lis encounter with the beast and that his condition wasresponsible for his The elephant was exonerated completely by the jury and he will continue with the show and not be killed or as had been threat ened in the event of the jurys finding him guilty of The jury waa composed of Eyan Lilley and May Find liiichanan yesterday received a letterfrom Ida of Oska loosa in which she that she believed the dead man wus her Buchanan stated that he had often heard speak of rela tives in Oskaloosa ami that he knew that he had lived there at one time in the ten Buchanan stated that he was nearly certain Washing is a relative of the dead man and he wrote her the full particulars of Bartlows death and any evidences that go to prove her relationship with the the woman from Hast who thought Sunday that she recognised in the cold form of Bartlow her half whom she had not seen for more than thirty re turned to Deo Moines yesterday after noon with pictures of her relative When compared with those of they stive no resemblance whatevei and it is not thought that iQartlow the man for whom she is Locked in Banana April days lu a banana thinly starving and was the experience ot Jack Mississippi negro who was taken in a fainting condition from the car in the local yards this Theboy got Into the car south ol and was locked Ills cries for aid lur ing seventytwo hours lu transit have been Though in bad shape ho will Keosauqua Postmaster April postmaster at Keosauqua died Easter Sunday atternoou at oclock of aged fiS years He was born Van Huron county July During the war hi served with honor as member ot Coni pany Third Iowa URKISH CAPITOL IN THROES OF A May Be Merged With Six Roads Controlled by SIGNIFICANCE IN SHAKE UP EXCHANGE HOUSE irm of Ennis Stophani Forced Into Bankruptcy By Creditors New April petition in Bankruptcy has Been pfiled against inn of Ennis one of the big est consolidated exchange houses do ng business The petition waa led by three The firm tated it did not know why such ao ion had been taken as it is perfectly It is rumored great amounts re Lindsay Russell haa een appointed receiver An ssignment was for the benefit f its a creditor of the lieges that the firm made large loans and that the liabilities are while the assets will not be lore than Chicago Branch April branch louse of Ennis Stophani was granted receiver here The American rust and Savings bank was appoint BIG FIRE The Flames Have Gotten Beyond the Control of the Local Depart ments this April business blocks and Peters in the center of the city are burning The flames are fanned by a 45 mile The fire this afternoon got beyond the control of local Four firemen have been taken to hospitals after being caught under falling Four persons were forced to jump from the upper stories of a factory building aud all were se riously A company of Na tioual Guards are on Volun teers are assisting uie The fires are spreading to th residence An engine company fron1 Buffalo and one trom Syracuse are expected during the Mystery in Boys East April aged son of a well knowt was found dead in a ditch un tier his dead has beei missing since Sunday night when In took his girl home Ht probably fell off a bridge and horse fell on There is mud about the Expectations The April Wil helmiuas physicians announced to day that the birth of an heir to th throne is not expected for severa weeks The condition of th Queen is all that could be expected The ceremony planned for celebratln the birth has been Drainage Bonds Are April a meeting of the Kossuth county hoard of super hold last drainage bonds iu the sum of were Grains Are Away April whea opened at today july ami September All quoti lions are new crop If the Shops Are Brought to loosa They Will be Built Large Enough to Accommodate a That there is a vast of de velopment in store for the Iowa Cen tral which will inureto the benefit of Oakaloosa if arrange ments are finally made to bring the shops is indicated in the ru mors of a big merger and consolida tion of six railroads which is now current in railroad Increas ing of the capacity of the which General Manager Cutter prom ises if the shops are is be lieved to be one step in the merger and the changes of offi cials are viewed in the same light at According to a report telegraphed from New York there may be a gi gantic merger of the roads controlled by the Hawley interests which may include the Iowa Central with the Chesapeake Chicago and Clover Leaf The Chicago Tribune contains the following news dispatch Plans for the formation of a great trunk line railway reaching from the Atlantic seaboard to the Mississippi river and as far as outh by une consolidation of he roads now controlled by Edwin Hawley and his associates and the urchase of the Cincinnati Louisville railway as a connecting were outlined in a report from York Such a combination would form a system of miles of main vith a capitalization of and would include the Chesapeake Ohio railway recently acquired by he Hawley the Alton and Louis West ern Clover Leaf the lowa Central and tne roads are con rolled by the ail ed with which are Theodore Paul John Gfttes ind other influential They are operated as separate he Alton and Clover Leaf and the owa Central and Minneapolis aud Louis being operated as two sys Report Frequently Reports of a combination of the rlawley roads have been frequent oc but have been declared unfound ed because of the lack of connections between individual it is stated now that control of the Chica Cincinnati now op rated by a has been This line extends from Cin cinnati to entering Chicago over the tracks of the Illi nois and lover Leaf at The Chesapeake Ohio extends from Cincinnati tp tidewater Old Point The AltonClover Leaf system connects Toledo with Louis and Kansas and there fs a break of only niiles between tlie Iowa CentralMinneapolis which reaches Paul and Le on the Missouri The report could not be confirmed n although it was not au thoritatively Chicago execu tive officials of the Alton and Clover Leaf said they had heard nothing ot plans either for a consolidation of the Hawley roads nor of negotiations for the control of the except newspaper reports from New and thought they Would have been informed it such a deal were pend Meaning of Official The which tells of the in terest awakened in railroad circles by the official sluikeup on the lowa Cen tral and the Minneapolis is from Friday evenings issue of Minneapolis That paper be lieves that the change iu officials Is directly connected with the trunk line scheme of the roadrf The Journals story is as follows The biggest railroad shakeup that the northwest IKIK seen for many is on right now in general oifices of the iMlnneapo lis Louis railroad inthe politau Life Building have been stir red by the resignation of Noon general and chlol Musou is aud it la reported that John muster mechanic at the local has re is out of the city In charge of tlie Hawley intereHtH and active limit of the Minneapolis huu been In the Bermu das since the thsu of tho He la
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