Semi Weekly Reporter, July 24, 1908

Semi Weekly Reporter

July 24, 1908

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Semi Weekly Reporter (Newspaper) - July 24, 1908, Waterloo, Iowa NO penalty far I not In went whol ly FEK YES want atf MM money to puati a ESTABLISHED IN 1868 WATERLOO FRIDAY jum loos NEHOT Next In Succession to Rulers Ot Greatest Nations Meet At Quebec THREE MEN SHOT DOW OTHERS WOUNDED A FIERCE RUNNING FIGHT BANDITS ESCAPE UNDER COVER OF DARKNESS i One of the Gang Riddled With Bullets by Policemen Who Surround Clump of Brush Boston Mass July dayllgh this morning a man supposed to be one of thebandits who had terrorize tie Jamacs plains district was sho andkilled while in ambush Fores Hill cemetery His bodywas litter ally riddled withbull els from revol vers of policemen Searchers arestill for the second desperado The Desperado Captured The deperatdo captured is believec to be Guisseppe Dorica He is charg ed with murder having been identiflet by four men as one of the three who shot up a saloon oh Tuesday night The desperadoes career of terror start ed Tuesday night by the shooting up of a saloon on Washington street Shortly before the closinghour when the bar room was full of men three men apparently Italians made their appearance at the door and shouted hands up One Killed Three Injured When the shooting was over it was found Frank J Drakehad been killed Patrick Doran had received a bullet in the abdomen Thomas WSnterston shot at base ot skull and in the arm The police made a careful search all night long without rest Early yester day two men made their appearance at a house on Asbournes street and at theipotnt of a revolver demanded that be given food Make Running Fight oclock last nightthey discovered in Calvary cemetery When the desperadoes they revolvers and ayeii onall was Mrs jitheit jjff RACE lEAill ExGovernor Of Wisconsin Is Now Penny less In a Charitable Institution FIVE HUNDRED ITALIANS FORCED OUTTpf NATALBANY DIRE cTHREATS ARE MADE THREATS TO SHOOT UP TOWN NOT CARRIED OUT Police Believe They Have Difficulty Well Anxiety Ji MAIL mm ARE j 111 JRHIE FRAUDULENT USE OF AGAINST 29 TWO RAILROADS ON GRIIL ILLINOISCENTRALAND ROCK LANDINDICTED PRINCE OF ENGLANDS THRONE FAITHFUL SLOW TO RESPOND TO THE CALL WHICH BROUGHT THEM TO MILWAUKEE LURID SPEECH BY CLEARY Permanent Chairman Discharges Some Set Piecesof G O P Grilled eel fedr a bullettin the leg The men passed Through several streets onto Washington street continually firing their revolvers They demanded ev erybody hold up their hands and even ordered a motorman of an approach Ing car to stop1 The motorman drop ped behind and Conduc anks b tor Thomas Moore who stepped off latform the car to see what wasthe trouble received a bullet in the leg Michael Fllnn picked1 up a stone to hurl at the bandits and received a bullet in the head Patrick McGinn shot in the wrist Thomas Flem mlng In the hand John Nolan receiv ed a bullet in the arm The men fin ally passed into Fort Hills cemetery Herbert E Knox the watchman came upon them unexpectedly and before hewas able to use his pistol was shot through the abdomen and died later Surrounded at Daybreak Milwaukee Wls July the democratic state convention ere slow It as after h a Irmari ibrough 11 do today foundrthis intotw armed camps with race hatred strain ed to a Duflug the night made for a race war Of threatening proportions butthe passage of the without actual fighting is to have averted further danger One of the consists of 500 Italians arid other foreigners who outof their honies here vfclnlty and It is feared thatreprisals Isdemanded by the Amertcanslprthe wounding of Walter Simmons oq Tuesday the subsequent shooting between Ameri cans and Italians yogterday Some for eigners claimto have warned to leave thissection otCthe country Op posing canip Is made up of about 75 residents under command of Sheriff SaalEarly last night an Italian came into townand saidthe menat his countrymens qamp Intended to attack outthe before morn ing The authoritiesbelieve they now have the situation under control BRYilWJOB W J BRYAN RETIRES AS EDITOR OF THE COMMONER FOR THE PRESENT HOME MADISON WIS WHERE MR TAYLOR 18 SPENDING HISDECLINING YEARS Madison Wls July and penniless former GovernorWill lam R Taylor who scrouged the rail roads in the early seventies as cham pion of the Granger movementjust as LaFollette Is now doing1 is ing his last a fashionable poor house near Madison Thirtyfive years agoitwas In1873 Taylor was swept into office bythe Granger movementone of themost unique uprisings that have ever col oredthe pages of western history It was the movement on the part of Patronsof Husbandry as they were named by President Johnson Early in his termhe succeededinhaving the Potter law enacted which for the first time state control The corporations sent iipa howl arid presidents North westernand StPaul railroads noti fied the governor thattheywould not obey tho law Immediately he issued a proclamation dated May in which he enjoined in compliance with the statutes anddeclared would use the powers of his office to the limit in enforcing obedience Simi lar laws were passed in Iowa Illi nois and Minnesota but the haughty attitude of the Wisconsinrallroadsre sulted in the being takento Claimed Roads Gave Trantportatlonj to Fruit Up Agalint It EXGOVERNOR WM R TAYLOR homestead and with again took a upon i the Chicago market Failure resulted and he was compell ed to go toGlshoU Home for the Chicago July The federal grand jury today returned Indictments against twentynine mall order houses whoso illegal profits are alleged to have been between four and five mil lion dollars for using the mails to de fraud V Twentyeight indictments were re turned in the crusade against the white slavetraffic and ten indict ments wore made against tho illlnola Central and nock Island roads for Is suing passes to fruit shippers the Indictments charging il legal use of the malls was a joint bill against Birch F Thomas and Edward Rhodus promoters of alleged fraudu lent operations In the Central LJfe Se curities Republic Life Insurance arid Mercantile Finance companies and a number other concerns said to have been used in swindling operations VICE PRESIDENT FAIRBANKS Americas Representative Who Wil Speak at Quebec Today suited in uie Lrciiif u the courts where the United States1 home for the supreme tribunal established forHhe ftged Within the lastvten years the first ttoe the principle thafthelegisfight which was star ed by Governor laUire can control corporationsoreat Taylor againstthe railroads had been ed by it Around decision by Sonator LaFollette and Krown up all the laws of Taylor is generallygiventhe credit grown up all gives to the state powers t freight and passenger rates lie service corporations REV IS DEW that in Its recrudescence is called La the Wisconsin idea GovernorTaylor was born in pov DIES OF INJURIES ON WEDNES DAY AT TRIPOLI Tripoli July RevA S Schleuter paaed froni this life at oclock Wednesday morning as 6 a result ofInjuriessustained Monday for the agitation morning whon his cow first jumped M Cleiry b lattvllie as permanent chairman leary in his opening speech de ared that Bryan had forceda repub can president to seek popularity by bandonlng the planks in the platform pom which he was elected to stand o lanks borrowed from the democrat atform Bryan he said has succeeded i convincing the public that the policie of the republican party are destruc live that its leaders were and ar willing tools of special privilege tha its policies have brought destructio to industry privation to labor bai ished the full dinner pail brought o a terrible panic while good crops an plentyof money were in the country closed factories and banks while conthis morning at 6 oclock of cancer Receipts of Paper Above Actual Ex penses Will Be Turned Over to Democratic Campaign Fund The railroads defeated Taylor for DEATH AT PARKERSBURG WILLIAM HART CALLED AT OCLOCK THURSDAY MORNING Parkersburg July William Hart a well known and re spected citizen of this place died here gross adjourned with nothing adequate attempted and done confessing its in capacity to cure thesick mnn and by About daybreak theTfficers who Us acVs practically conning the ab tad been guarding the cemetery to lute necessity for caUmg Ir aphy prevent the outlaws escapinR were given order to advance toward the cemetery Scarcely a quarter of an hour later a man sprung up in front of tho offi cers at the south side of the cemetery and startedoff on a run After a long chaso he took refuge In a big patch of shrubbery and made his final stand He was immediately surround ed by policemen who poured revolver shots into the brush which riddled the desperadosbody Shortly afterwards a second man captured but doubt arising as to his identity officers continued search for the third man WILLS DR GUNSAUL1S Toledo Ohio July to the terms of the will of thelate John T Newton who diedJuly 3 Rev Gun saulls of Chicago is made a legatee In the sum of This is a remem brance to a dear friend Mr Newton left nearly a quarter of amillion dol lars to charitable institutions of al sorts and directed that be used to build and support a humanitarian in stitutton for the care of poor and need children cian from another school of medi ine with new remedies Th6 candidate at Chicago was elec ed by the president as his heir ap arent Federal patronage and the nil powerof the administration be ides the subsidized press succeeded n securing his nomination But the ear of Bryan did not prevent the se ectlon by thostandpatters of one if the big four In congress as his nm ilng mate and the platform is abso utely a standpat platform The Wisconsin delegation at Chi cago presented a minority report on he platform Each plank was rejec ed by a very large majority I read with pleasure and pride the report of that minority I was proud of the work of the republicans of my native state These planks as a whole con tain patriotic practical principles that can well be applied to existing evils But they are not on the standpat order or in favor of special privilege Short speeches followed the adop of the stomach aged 53 years He was afflicted with the malady some time ago and was taken to Rochester Minn in hopes of obtain ing relief The doctors pronounced his case incurable and he CARDINAL GIBBONS CELEBRATES was a brought home Monday He leaves wife and five children all grown up Three of the daughters are married and another daughter and son reside at home Tlie funeral will be held Saturday at oclock at tho home and the body will be taken to the church at Parkersburg Lincoln Jen nings Bryan today issued aistatement that he has retired fromvactive work on the Commoner and will not person ally be responsible for the matter ap pearing in it during the present cam paign Charles Bryan will be the publisher and Richard L Metcalfe ed itor All the profits from the Common er over and above the actual expen ses from now until election will be turned over to the democratic nation al committee for tho benefit of tho cam paign After the Negro Vote The determination the democrats to capturethe negro vpte of the coun BIRTHDAY ON THE ATLANTIC OCEAN TODAY EMMINENT CHURCH LEADER Three Score Years and Fourteen Sit Lightly Upon the Beloved Prelate DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE ASSISTS IN CITYS CELEBRATION OF STEEL MILL OPENING MANY SPEECHES DELIVERED Salute of Twentyone Guns Sounded by Government on Lake Michigan ac Cargo Arrives try was further emphasized today when Bryan told a delegation oE negroes from Lincoln that It was his desire that they should get intouch with their brethreneverywhere particular ly In Ohio andagree upon a line of campaign in behalf of the democratic Baltimore Md July emln Gary ind July W Kern the democratic candidate for vlce ji i tha nTiiv tne aemocraug canuiauiB iui viiis ence James Cardinal Gibbons the only waa the guest of honor ut representative of North Amerira in the Sacred college enters upon his ticket seventyfifth year today The cardin al is now on the Atlantic bound lor iurope He is going to visit the pope at Home and later he will a prom ncnt participant In the convention of Busy Day for Bryan SIMS WILLJETRY CASE DISTRICT ATTORNEY UNRELENT ed over one hundred and with many of lovn olfTnflnn WHS Pfln Not for some time has Bryan spent such a busy day His callers number he International Bucharistlc League dollars and upon which as much more will be expended before ING TOWARDS STANDARD OIL Chicago July States District Attorney Sims today announc ed positively that the petition for re hearing of the case of the government against the Standard Oil company of Indiana decided adversely to the gov ernment by Judge Grosscup in the court of appeals yesterday would be tion of the platform In which the dem filed No other action will be deter ocrats of the state were urged to upon until after AttorneyGen Colorado Springs Col July distinguished gathering faced Pres dent FB Gibson of Denver today when he called to order the annual convention of the Colorado Bankers association Included in the attend ance were many prominent bankers and financiers from Denver Grand Junction Pueblo Fort Collins Boul der Aspen and other leading cities of Colorado The reports addresses and discussions on financial topics will carry tho convention over tvo days Winnipeg Man July an rual regatta of the Minnesota and Western Canada association which is to have its opening here tomorrow under the auspices of the Winnlpei Rowing club promises to be one ol the most notable aquatic events ever pulled off In this city The races wll out and work for the success at the coming election The Platform At the conclusion of dearys speech the report of the committee oil resolu tions was called tor The report retd 5 follows We the democratic party of Wis consin in convention assembled heart ly endorse the platform adopted by he national democratic convention and pledge to the platform and candi dates our active enthusiastic support We especially commend the planks in the national platform with respect to the reduction of tariff duties the control of trustsand combinations the eral Bonaparte has read the opinion if the reviewing court them the political situation was can vassed He informed them that in his opinion the democrats of the coun try never before presented such a solidfront but that theymust con tinue to keep on thefiring line until the very day of election The political situation in the south was the subject of a prolonged dls cusslou between Bryan and Josepl Daniels national comraltteeman from North Carolina In view of the claims of the republicans as reflected from Hot Springs Virginia that they were the formal opening the Gary harbor today An elaborate program had been arranged for the occasion It marking the beginning of the era of the production of steel In the mills erected by the United States Steel corporation which have cost thirty nd then fellon d by six doctors andtwo nurses there vas no earthlyassistance that could ave him For twelve years ie has faithfully filled His V of the German Evangelical church and has voji a placei inythe xeatts of many vhp learnedtp lEUpy iimw He lived to be 49 yearEoldarid his wifeand fourChil dren the Boldest of which is about evenyears old Funeral services will be held at p m Friday with interment at tho church cemetery HAY CAUSEJLBARN FIRE BUILDING ON TODD FARM NEAR SHELL ROCK Shell Rock July Spon taneous combustion In the hay loft is responsible for a fire that destroyed the biggest barn In this locality today The structure was on the Todd farm two miles east of town and was tenant ed by J W Beriter Shortly before the noon hour flames were seen from the roof and within a few minutes the building was a mass of flames The barn was filled with live stock at the time butall the animals were rescued Besides some farm machinery 100 bu shels ot corn 12 tons ot hay and a quantity of oats were burned No insurance was carried on tho grain but the loss on the barn is fully cover ed counting on states of North Caro physical valuation of railway property l and election of United States ueMutoivj by direct vote of thepeople We favor the enactment of such legislation in this state as will guaran tee deposits In state banks We favor an amendment to the primary election law so as to authorize political parties to call conventions miTinnait fit n MANY PEOPLED STARVING LOUISIANA FLOOD DISTRICTS IN ACTUAL DISTRESS Lake Charles La July Alder man John Shattuck returned today from a tour of the flooded district along the Red river and declared that conditions there are pitiable Practic ally every vestige of anything with which to sustain life has been swept away and in numerous Instances the people are fachig starvation Una Georgia and Virginia In the com ing election considerable importance attached to the visit The conclusion was reached hpwever that Ihose three states were impregnable against republican assault The endorsement given James M ri London Cardinal Gibbons is not only tho pri mate of the Roman Catholic church m America but one ot the raost eminent eaders of tho church tlirougiiout the entire world He has spent over halt a century In the service if the church On account of his piety and worth the cardinal stands very high In Rome and he is appreciated even the more because of the wisdom he has shown in keeping out of controversies that have caused excitement in the church Cardinal Gibbona was born in Balti more but at a tender ago his pirents took him with them to Ireland where he received his elementary education Returning to Baltimore at the age of seventeen he began to study for priesthood at St Charles college Af ter finishing his course there he pur sued his theological studies at St Marys Seminary and was ordained to the priesthood in 1861 In He the mills are in full operation The arrival In the harbor of the steamer E H Gary with a cargo of iron ore openedthe days festivities It was greeted by a salute of twenty one guns from the four government vessels doing service on Lake Michi gan On board thovessels were 500 representatives of manufacturing commercial and banking interests ACCIDENT ONJEW SHIP SEAMAN HENRY HAS NECK BROK EN AT GUN PRACTICE Newport R I July Joseph J Henry an ordinary seaman on board the battleship Mississippi was killed during a gun drill today His hand kerchief was caught in the trailing cogs of ono of the guns and Henry was drawn Into the machinery and his neck was broken OLYMPIC GAMES CLOSING London July tho Olympio the middle west Speeches were degames draw toward a close interest In them Increases with tho fine weather now favoring the great International Ilvered by Mr Kern Congressman Mann Crumpacker and others both on the steamer and from the balcony of the hotel be rowed over a new course on the for tlle pUrpOSQ 6t adopting a doclara Red river and leading clubs of prjncipies which shall be blnd sota Manitoba and Ontario will take Lg upon their candidates for office j favor an economical admlnistra Detroit Mich July the tjon anairSj to the end hat best golfing talent of Michigan repre sented the state championship tour nament had an auspicious opening today at the Detroit Golf club A number ot prominent golfers from DIED AFTER OPERATION Chicago July 23 John H Pierce ot Kewanee 111 prominent in the iron and steel trade and In Illinois politics died here last night as a re sult an operation two weeks ago other states and from across tho Canaj ti0 policies of the demo dian border also are taking part ln critic party the tournament which is to last three I The report was adopted by an unanl mous vote No Nominations Made The convention adjourned sine die taxation shall not be unnecessarily t 120 wlthout making any nomlna hurdensbme Wo earnestly Invite Iion3 candidates who wish to seek those of bther party affiliations M the Lominatlon at the primaries were support of thateminent cbiumonor llrlrocj to their names in the Jennings BryanandJohn ot tlio stito chairman who will circulate tho necessary papers that will Insure their lieing placed on the election ballot Guftey yesterday by the democratic state committee ot Pennsylvania was called to Bryansattention He woudl no tcomment upon tho action and gave every Indication that so far he Is concerned the Incident at Denver In which Oilffey was ousted from the national committee was closed EBERH4RDTAKEN IN CHARGE IS NEPHEW OF WOMAN SHOT IN NEW WOUNDED New York July Eber hard nephew of Tlllle Ebcrhard the Austrian woman who was shot to death Thursday near Hackensack was taken Into custody today by Po lice of Patterson N J Ebcrhard was foundlyingon a lawn in front of a farmhouse Ho was suffering from a in the leg which the police be lieved lie might have received at the time his aunt and cousin were shot Kberhard denies any part In the tragic death of hU nunt and maintains that he himself narrowly escaped death at the hands of her a lay era was consecrated bishop and vicar cf North Carolina and in February 1S78 he was raised to the archbishopric and on Juno 30 188C he received the rod The years ot life have told lightly upon Cardinal Gibbons and to look at him one would not imagine that lie hod reached his seventyfifth year Never what can be termed robust a frugal husbandry of his physical powers nan more than atoned for what nature did not bestow Many a man of giant sta ture minus the great reserve power of the cardinal would have succumb ed to the tremendous mental strain which his high office entails In the upbuilding of the faith he espouses Cardinal Gibbons has worked In sea son and out of season His strong hold upon the lovo and affections of the people of T tlmore regardless of creed is well k jvn MANY WANTJO HEAR TAFT WANT TO HEAR SPEECH OF AC CEPTANCE TUESDAY Cincinnati O July point to an immense crowd here nexl Tuesday when Tuft will be officially notified of his nomination for the pros contest for athletic supremacy The 200metre flat race was won by Kerr of Canada Cloughen of the IrishAmerican A was second and Cartnell University ot Pennsylvania third Time 22 25 seconds Q Carpenter ot Cornell university came In first A sensation was creat ed when the officials declared that It was no race Tho decision was reach ed on the ground that Carpenter had pocketed HnlswcHe the English run ner W C Robbins of Cambridge university was second and Halswella idency A large number of room reser third vations have already beenmade all Tho final standing high Jump was the hotels won by Ray C Bwry of the New York Athletic club at height of 5 feet 2 in ches MRS STETS1WEDS COUNT WIFE OF MILLIONAIRE HATTER WEDDED TODAY Philadelphia Pa July Sarah Elizabeth Stetson widow ot the late millionaire hat manufacturer John B Stetson was married today to Count Santa Eulalia of Portugal by Monalgnor Turner chancellor of the archdiocese of Philadelphia The ceremony which was performed at Anderson Ind July nine teenth annual campmeeting tho Indiana Association of Spiritualists which Is the largest gathering of Its the brides beautiful quiet affair estate was a PRINCE WILL PRESIDE Quebec July Prince ot Wales will preside over tho official opening this afternoon in the celebra tion commemorating the three hund reth anniversary of the founding ot Quebec by Champlain The prince will receive foreign representatives at the of Champlalns monument and re view the historical pageant reproduc ing Quebecs history His highness spent the morning returning naval visits and the calls of foreign repre sentatives RUSSIANS AT ITAGAIrl St PetersbnrgJiily WII1UII 13 o I i kind held in this country opened to from Tabriz Persia say that tne day on the camp grounds at Cheaterfighting was resumed in that city to field and will last until August 30 day iHORTALL CALLED HOME Chicago July G Shortall the founder of the American Humana association died at his home at Win today at the age of 70 ;