Semi Weekly Iowa State Reporter, October 8, 1901

Semi Weekly Iowa State Reporter

October 08, 1901

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Semi Weekly Iowa State Reporter (Newspaper) - October 8, 1901, Waterloo, Iowa IOWA STATE VOL 3 WATEIWLOO IOWA TUESDAY OCTOBER 8 1738 FEUD BREAKS OUT Kentucky Vendetta Adds Four More Victims to Roll IUINOIS MEN AT BUFFALO Sucker State Celebrates at the PanAmerican Navigator of the Brooklyn rells Story ot the Battle of SamlaKOr Wholesale Murder Charged Against a WomanTodays News Middleboro Oct fierce fight in four were billed and four wounded occurred at Big Springs Un ion Baptist church near tne Tennessee line yesterday The killed are Tip and James Chadwell Rush and Hen ry Morgan The wounded are Henry Overstreet and Jones McMann and Jog Moberly A feud has existed be tween the Virginia Morgans and the Tennessee Chadwells since the civil war Since then thirty Morgans and forty Chadwells hare been killed ILLINOIS DAY CELEBRATED Exercises Held at PanAmerican Ex position Buffalo Oct After three post ponements Illinois day at the Pan American exposition was finally cele brated today At Governor Yates accompanied by his staff was escorted by the first regiment Illinois national guard from Niagara hotel to the tem ple of music where theexercises of the day were held The temple was crowded when Senator James W Tem pleton president of the Illinois state commission called the assemblage to order After music by the First regi ment band Bishop Samuel Fallows of fered grayer The remainder of the program consisted of an address of In Waterloo is a man who has not ret heard of the assassination of Pres dent MeKmley Strange as this may ie the fact remains that while thous nds of papers hundreds and hun reds of pastors telegraph wires and Ulletins have told of the tragedy this man has remained in ignorance vent The man is an intelligent citi en and a good one also The reason e has not heard of the death is be ause he has been ill with typhoid ever He is sitting up now and yes erday asked for a paper that he might ead Then it dawned on thephysi iah and the nurses that misman had ot heard of the regretted news Be ause of his condition it was thought est to keep the news from him for a ew days yet Hence he did not get is paper v The man who does not know of the assassinationis Harry R Jaker manager of the notions depart ment of the Wangler Drugcompany n the 3rd of September he was taken 1 and until a few days ago he was too eak to hear the news i Hence noth ng was said to him of it Next Thurs ay he will go to his old home in De orah where with his relatives he will ecuperate Of course he will soon ear of the sad facts connected with ie death It will bfi a strange awak ning to him of the exposition company a response by Governor Yates and addresses by Senator Frank O Lowden and Edwin HODGESON ON THE STAND Navigator of Brooklyn tells Story of Santiago Battle Washington Oct Hodgeson navigator of the Brooklyn during the war resumed the witness stand today in the Schley court of in quiry He told the story of the bat tle in Santiago July 3and said any wit ness who made the statement the Brooklyn was two thousand yards away from the enemas ships in mak ing that famous 4oop was absolutely mistaken TheBrooklyn had gone butsix hundred yards t pthe south ward Concerning a reported colloquy with Sehley during me battle the wit ness said when he suggested to Sehley there was danger of colliding with the Texas thecommodore said damn the Texas but used the expression as if he was irritated and not in the way of condemning the Texas for being there MANY MURDERS CHARGED Woman Arrested Accused of Killing Fourteen People Dayton Oct J A Witmer a widow residing here was arrested at the instigation of the coroner and is held pending investigation of serious charges The police say the woman is Suspected of murdering fourteen persons by poison including four of her husbands five children and lour members of different families in whicn she was employed as housekeeper It is alleged the victims all died suddenly and all strangely alike Fast First Trip Plymouth Oct North Ger man Lloyd steamer Kronprinz Wil helm arrived this morning from New York having made the fastest maiden voyage on record five days nine hours and fortyeight minutes Strike May Spread Chicago Oct Vicepres ident Moloney of the Internationa Brotherhood of Electrical Workers today declared there was a prospec of the linemen of the Ohio Indiana Illinois being called out iti sympathy with the striking linemen of Chicago and Cleveland Burke Gives Bail Chicago Oct B Burke city oil inspector indicted Saturday on a charge that he had failed to turn to the controller approximately collected in fees furnished bonds fo today LOCAL MAN NOT HEARD IT Despite tne Fact That Thousands ol Papers Heralded News and Pulpits Runic with Discourses Tills Man is Ignorant of Fatality TERRIBLEENDIN RUNAWAY Body Falls Between Wheel aiid BuiCfcy Box Iteming on Thill and Axle and Madge Lantz waskilled in a runa ay Saturday night In company with Jert Petrie of Hudson she was driving n the north part of the city The orse started and Petrie fell but The antz woman could not control the nimal and he ran It is not known she was thrown forward into the heel as the horse wasnot stopped un il it had reached Fourth street be ween Grace church and the Tremont otel The womans body was found vedged between the buggybox and he front wheel and resting on the xle and thill Her head was against he spokes in such a manner thatin hirling they ground away the flesh aying bare the skull The hair of the ictim was wound about the spokes he was extricated and taken to Wa erloo Emergency hospital where she MARRIED IN LOCKPORT Dunkleberg Wins Mrs Maria Woods for His Wife Papers were received yesterday rom Lockport N Y announcing the of Mrs Maria Wood and Sol mpn i Dunkleberg both of this city took place Wednesday October The news came surprise al hough the relatives here had an ink ing that such might be the case the old home of Mr Dun lebergMrs Wood is the mother f Mrs Henry Seebers of the Tremont Hotel She has beei visiting in Cleve and Mr Dunkleberg joining her in the east It is expected that theywill ettirn here to live where the groom as resided most of tne time since 877 Both contracting parties are n the sunset of life May the sun sink of them in a halo of comfort ADDITIONAL LOCAL Rollin Miles has let the contract for new house to be built near that of is father in the neighborhood of the aper mill J G Miller is the cbn raetor and the building will cost about 0 H Mitchell landlord of the ortner house of Waverly Mrs Mitch ell Mrs Mores and Miss Kinney all if Waverly are in the city A J SMllings is mourning the loss if a white and black setter which is iupposed to have been stolen last night The dog is marked with black on the ear and neck Harry Lewis began a two story ipuse for A Lincoln today near John Mears residence dnthe belt line of fie Central When completed it will cost about Mr Lewis has also begun the erection of a residence for Mrs Gadis of Sycamore street near Ed Rileys home This house will cost i2100 Last week he built a cot tage for Thomas Tooman in Lichty Steeleys addition to Waterloo There was a large attendance yes terday morning at the First M E church the occasion being a Harvest 3ome festival given by the Sunday school A very interesting program of songs recitations and class exercises was rendered and a good collection taken for the dunday school fund The decorations which were of autumn fo liage and harvest produce were hand some and effective J J Riehl has returned from a trip into northwestern Minnesota Head quarters were made at Detroit for the land hunting pilgrims Mr Riehl was very much pleased with the country which he thinks offers great induce ments to home seekers Crops in thai section were good this season and an air of prosperity surrounds the whole section Mr Riehl also visited Minne apolis St Paul Stillwater and other Minnesota towns Rev W F Pitner and wife are ex pected here tonight for a shprt visti a the hpme of G W Huntley Rev Pitner formerly had charge of th Grace M E church in this city but i now located at Clinton and is on hi way home flrom the Methodist confer ence at Viriton the Is Ground to Escort Thrown Out the Skull led at without regaining con ciousness Just where the horse started to run s not known but a relative thinks it iras near the Walnut street bridge the animal was frightened by ome obstruction in the road Anoth r story is to the effect that the trou le began in Grand View Place le is supposed to have pitched out tne buggy when the horse started came to town but wjs unableto ive any particulars and when seen ater refused to divulge facts He was ot injured The two have been keep ng company and it is said were ngaged to be married Petrie lives wo miles this side of Hudson on a arm Madge Lantz has been married nd divorced She is the woman who charged with being implicated in the Cohn desertion nere and is said to ave been with Dode Cohn in Mar halltown She has borne an unsa ory notoriety for a considerable od In fleath however it is human o be charitable sand forget that the oman erred The runawayhorse was caught by E Brady and Phil Sheehan nimal was becoming exhausted fromr s long run and was easily captured was uninjured When the body of the woman was ound caught in the wheel none in the roWd recognized her Mayor Martin ssisted by others carried the form o the city hall where a hack was se ured and the trip made to the hos ital Aletter on her person without he envelope was written by Mrs Seth ibwen of Rockford It was thought hei might be Mrs Bbwenand a tele hone messagewas sent to Hudson sking if Mrs Bowen was in Waterloo reply came thatshe was safe at Later it was ascertained who hewoman was The exact condition of her body as o the manner in which she was aught in the wheel is described by eyewitness In falling her head was caught between the axle and thill rler face was upturned arid the grip vas onftne back of the head and neck Her body was partially upheld by the tep and her feet were dragging under he hind wheel The head caught in he crevice between the axle and the hill and djd not permit the cranium o pull through in which case she might have escaped death When the horse was stopped the dragging womans form was taken for a lap robe Upon closer examination the bystanderswere horror struck o seethat the inanimate object was a humanbeing The mayors over coat was used for a stretcher and she was carried to the city hall as stated Her condition was pitiful the head and face being cut and torn and the flesh rworn from the skull until it was dryby the whirling and merciless wheel Some years ago the father of the unfortunate womstn was shot in the head accidentally while hunting He died two years later not being in his right mind after the accident The mother lives on Lafayette street in the little brick house known as the Cafey residence nestled behind the Wangler building Here the funeral will take place tomorrow forenoon at There will be brief services after which interment will follow in the Hudson cemetery The family formerly lived on a farm near Hudson Into the Gas Ditch Improper lighting and the leaving open of themost travelled thorough fare in the city Saturday night was the cause of two or three accidents anu some very narrow escapes Th gas ditch is being opened all over th city and at limes gross carelessness has been noted by drivers who have barely escaped injury to themselve1 and property Foreman Johnson has been expostulated with by the po lice but continued toleave the streets in this condition Saturday Fourth street at Vine was dug open and left on both sides of the street car track with no room on either side for a pas sageway To make the condition worse the lights were placed in such a manner that they did not snow the sit uation to a driver The place wasin sufficiently lighted also A farmer leaving the city having in his vehicle a wife drove into the ditch and nearly ruined a horse aside from jeopardizing the lives of himself and dear ones Joe Schiel riding along the street on Ms bicycle rode into a gas ditch and lad a miraculous escape He repaired to the police station and spoke his piece with vehemence The police were quick to act and Officer Dinzy Re paired to the scene and filled one side of the ditch Several very narrow es cape were reported at the station J That a foreman of a street gang should permit his men to cease work a ditch located as the one oh Fourth street was tilled seemsincred uous and to not see that it was prop erly lightedj is a breach of good man agement of the rankest sort Great carelessness has been noted at times in the manner in which pipes have been left in the streets and ditches are left open In many places streets are cut through all but a narrow margin for passage way In some instances the way is so narrow that one must drive straight to get through the edges crumbling under the wheels as the carriage passes over the narrow crossing Lights have been reported out and an absence of lights reported Digging up the streets of the city is a necessary evil that should be attended by all the thoughtful care and respon sibility obtainable by the gas company Workman Loses Fingers A section man employed by the Illi nois Central had all the fingers of his right hand badly crushed this morn ing whilst loading rails on a car The rail slipped catching his fingers between it and the side of the car The hand was so badly injured that it is teared it will be necessary to ampu tate three fingers He was but lately hired by the company and resides in the north end across the Central tracks Box Fell on Him H H Stevens an employrat the freight depot of theB u R N was auite badly hurt at about thii morning while unloading freight lis foot slipped while he was handling box of apples fell the box oming down on top of him He sus ained a bad gash in the back of his ead and his face is also badly bruised He was taken home and put under the are of a surgeon Fell From Wagon Walter Widman fell wagon aturday and seriously sprained his houlder The member is badly swol en today and the exact injury cannot e foretold Girls Arm Broken It is reported that a young girl amed Vaughn and living on Black awk street was thrown fro ma car nage in a runaway Saturday night nd had an armbroken Broke his Ankle Bones Win Kean the blacksmith at 118 3ast Fifth is laid up with a broken nkle the result of an accident that lappened Saturday night Killed by Street Car A fatal accident occurred Saturday vening on West Fourth street in which an individual named Sandy wellknown to residents of that part if the city came to an untimely end Sandy was a petdog belonging to ilex Moir and was deservedly a great avorite in the Moir family At about ioclockSaturday eveninghe was on he street car track and his attention eing occupied with watching another dog failed to notice that a car was rapidly approaching The motorman made an effort to stop but it was too ate andSandy emerged from beneath he cara very dead dog His sad and untimely end is greatly mourned by those who knew him best BRIDGE ELECTION TODAY Arrests Follow and Financial condition of city Takes Sudden BoomOuo Mian Strkes a Woman and is Fined Heavily There was an unusally large bunch f excitement on the Riaitd Saturday and Sunday and as a result the citys xchequer is somewhat plethoric this morning One case which yielded no oin made up exciting characteris ics While F B McClellan wasfloat ngalong the placid Cedar above the iarks yesterday be noted a ng in the water Rubadub it went against the side of his boat andhe fished it in believing that it was some hing more than a dead soldier from he looks of it Sure ehoughon open ng it there was a noteon the inside svritten in lead pencil on the back of an old envelope The words on the japer were Polls Opened at Seven Oclock and Will Close at Seven Tonight This is the day of the bridge elec tion The polls opened at 7 oclock this morning and will close at 7 to night The early vote was light in fact the prospect is for a light vote all around It is probable that the voting will be lively from 6 to 7 this evening The friends of the bridge project should not be backward abou voting If we do not vote nov it means later on all paid by the city Shall we buy half a loaf ant get a whole one or buy a whole loa and pay for it in the near future The Sunday school rally of th Presby terian church yesterday was largely attended There was a pro gram of interest and the work for the ensuing year was mapped out by th leaders Arrangements were made for the forming of normal classes fo the senier classes a departure whid promises much EXCITEMENT RUNS HIGH I have committed suicide 500 feet west of the San Souci bridge Wm J OBrien The bottle and note were brought o the city hall and turned over to the mayor A man named Wm OBrien nore commonly known as Bill vorked with George Hafar on the treets during the greater part of the ummer Recently he was put on the lacklist and that may be why he con emplated he did Just vhat has become of William since the ottle was put afloat is not known ut as heis something of a wag not nuch alarm is felt over Mr OBriens whereabouts At first glance the police were in lined to think they had found a se uel to the Cal DeFoster case as the ignature of the message received by Marshal Klingaman was signed by J OBrien It is evident however hat this is a case of another color DeFoster was partially colored while Mr OBriens complexion is only florid He is a very tall man and if really a suicide can be easily found as lis feet will surely be sticking out rbm under cover Embroglios at a Dance There were two disagreements at he dance Saturday evening The em roglios that followed could not be re erred to in such moderate terms A rick layer from Cedar Fallswho has een in trouble here before struck a roman in the face badly injuring her she insisted on annoying him and he ook this brutal method of ridding him elf of her Dinzy attempted o arrest him and there was consider ble resistance He was landed after bit and fined this morning which e paid Another fight took place later ame place in which there was general mixup Warrants have ieen issued for the principals The ance was run by individuals and have heretofore been orderly Years ago hese dances caused some trouble but he police have not found it necessary ointerfere for a considerable time f any more affairs of the kind occur teps will be taken to suppress the mblic dances there Young Masher Arrested A young man of the west side who s afraid of work and eats well athis mothers table was arrested Saturday ight for ogling women atrthe B c N depot He has been hanging around late and meeung the night rains offering his services to women who look for hotels unattended Com plaint was filed and he was arrested A reprimand was administered to be ollowed by more insistent sentence should the offense be repeated One From Ft Dodge A rural swain fromFt Dodge got caught in the glamour of Boiler avenue Saturday night and slept in the city iail He was permitted to go after some friends paid his fine The mayor ave him some good fatherly advice aoout how to act when in the city and told him the time the train left for the suburbs An expoliceman two stonecutters a farmer a man from Chicago and one from San Francisco were before the mayor this morning for misde meanors of Saturday night and Sun day J H Brown a Cedar Falls printer was found wandering about at Sunday morning trying to hold it up hold it up He was allowed t depart for home Anne Wilkinson who has been noto ious for getting into trouble here wa sent to Cairo 111 Saturday night Her husband had sent her a pass H is working with a bridge gang there John Torklof a baker of the wes side bought liquor for three children aged 11 12 and 14 years and was a rested Mayor Martin fined him The ignorance of the law was all tha saved him from a greater fine GOOD FINANCIAL REPORT ew Officers Assume Their M1M Minnie HdivardB on Foods and Their Relation to Orowth and Annual Report With its meeting on last Saturday fternoon the Waterloo W C T U egan a new year and the officers ilected in September assumed the itties of their respective positions The official roster for the year now egun is as follows President Mrs Sallie Ferris First vicepresident Mrs Jennie Eighmey Second vicepresident Mrs Florence Jrbuse Recording secretary Mrs E Chase Corresponding secretary1 Miss Hin man Treasurer Mrs Amanda Edwards Pianist Miss Alice Wilson VicePresidents Congregational Mrs Ida Mitchell First Baptist Mrs McManus First M E Mrs Z Duke Christian Mrs F Eastman Presbyterian Mrs Raymond phiversallst Mrs Vorhees Grace M E Mrs Bennett Catholic Mrs Mary Croak Evangelical Mrs T M Evans Walnut Street Baptist Mrs Ada Howrey Episcopal Mrs M Ricker Progressive Brethren Mrs Shrock Department Superintendents Evangelistic Mrs J H Leavitt Scientific temperance instruction to Ruth Hill SocialPurity Mrs Minnie Crippen Prison and jail Mrs McStay Press work Miss Hinman Franchise Mrs Schram Sunday school work MrsMcQuilbin Housekeepers meetings Miss Mih le Edwards Literature Mrs John Mears Sabbath observance Mrs M C Cole L T Miss Kate Beck Mercy work Mrs7F Foulk Labor Close The topic for Saturdays meeting was relation to the growth nd health of the body Miss Min nie Edwards who recently graduated romthe Oread institute at Worcester Mass where she has been pursuing a ourse of domestic economy led the discussion with ah interesting address ontaining much of value to the large audience of housekeepers who heard her Space will not permit of a re at this time of this excellent ad tress The treasurer of the W C T U makes the following statement of the eceipts and disbursements for the ear ending October 1 1901 Receipts On hand at beginning of year f 2400 iollections from lectures 10673 abernacle fund 545 Box 9013 Rummage sale 50675 Donations 1000 Y M C A pledge 100 Basket picnic 3060 ttembrial service 1100 lembership dues H325 lower fund 134 ihautauqua and park 3948 literature 800 Miscellaneous 350 94123 Disbursements Printing programs for 450 Thank offering state conven tion 200 Hall rent 2500 Tabernacle fund 1500 Box for 9363 Invitations for basket picnic 400 Messages to Washington 630 Balance on 5k M C A pledge 6600 toffee for fire company 100 Hall in the grove 1000 Legal advice 1000 Rummage sale 4873 Flowers for sick 435 Temperance literature 1560 Chautauqua and park expen ses 660 State dues 7388 Lectures 9939 Miscellaneous 1068 Total 49666 Balance cash on hand 44457 The tribe of Ben Hur will give a series of eight social dances during the season the first one tobe given Tues day evening October 8th in Elks hall Music by the Beloit band Tribe of Ben Hur will meet tonight in regular session Stops the Cough and Works Off tne Cold Laxative BromoQninine Tablets cure a cold in one day No cnre no pay Price 25 cents tmmtm ;