Waterloo Daily Courier, April 8, 1899

Waterloo Daily Courier

April 08, 1899

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Waterloo Daily Courier (Newspaper) - April 8, 1899, Waterloo, Iowa CoMrier bUUWMd 1890. Weekly Courier EsUbfohed 1858. 0imet. WEATHER Chicago'. April Fair to- night; Sunday variable winds. NTNTH YEAK. WATERLOO, IOWA. SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL 8 1891> WHOLE NO, 2606 DISPLAY THE WHITE FUG Filipinos at Malolos Give Evidence of Their Acceptance of United States' Authority. OUR INTERESTS IN COS FA RICA War Vessels Hastening to Port Lima and the Bluefields. Gov. Torres Will be Looked After. HIKE WILL GO FREE COHEN CASE IS REVERSED Supreme Court Hands Down an Opin- ion Today Reversing the Lower Court. SPRING COMES A-WOOING. By Associated Press. Washington, April Otis re- ports everything quiet. Many Fili- pinos in the vicinity of Malolos are displaying white flags in token of sub- mission to .the United States author- ity. OUR INTERESTS IN COSTA RICA By Associated Press. Washington, April cruiser Detroit left LaGuira yesterday 'for Port Limon, Costa Rica, where she will receive instructions as to her fur- ther course. Tha cable to Nicaragua ports is being interrupted through the arbitrary action of General Torres. Nothing has been heard at the state department from its representatives at Nicaragua since Counsel Crosby cabled from Port Limcn three days ago the account of Torres action and appealed for two warships. The De- troit is due- at Pert Limon Tuesday unless 'detained by the change for better in. the situation in Nicaragua. She will push on with all spesd to the Bluefields. The government has de- termined not to tolerate the practices by Torres upon American merchants jiere. Washington, April British government has chosen C. N. E-liot, C. B., as the British high commissioner to Samoa. Eliot is a member of the British embassy staff and has had a distinguished career in diplomacy. Attorneys Mull an Ptckett today received a telegram from Des Moines announcing a reversal of the lower court's decision in the case of Mike Cohen, convicted in November, 189G, of arson, at La Porte City, in which the store occupied by the defendant and several other business blocks were destroyed. The arrest of Mike Cohen and his brother, Ike, followed and they were confined in. jail here for severial months before the case was finally tried. 'Mike was convicted arid sentenced to three and a half years ia the peniten- tiary. He entered upon his term of service in the penitentiary in Decem- ber, 1896, and has served two years and four months, counting in the time allowed for good behavior he would have about four months to serve yet. The effect of the reversal, attorneys say.they cannot tell until the lull opin- .ion of the court has been forwarded to them. If it is on a vital point in the rulings of the lower court, the prisoner may go free; but if ithe reversal is on error, it may simply result in re- minding the case back for re-trial. The history of th'e case is well known to the people of Blackhawk county. Ike Cohen who was imprisoned in the county jail at the same time Mike was brought up was found not guilty and discharged. The case was tried before Judge Blair. Geo. W. Dawson was county attorney and was aided by Boies Boies, and S. T. Mears, of La Porte City. The defense was conduct- ed by Mullan Pickett. BIRD OF A BURGLAR TRAMPS CEDAR FALLS ROOFS H. L. Chase Co.'s Store Threatened With Another Robbery. Other Interesting Items. Special to tho Courier. Cedar Falls, April of the jewelry firm of Chase whose store was robbed of thousands of dollars worth i. Chase. Co., sovorai of dia- lle is a little slow, he be rejected? CLAIMED BY DEATH MRS. ALMIRA BROWN CALLED Unintentionally Omitted. MAKf ANNUAL RCPORf. City Clerk Schuftz Shows Status ol City Business (or Past Year. City Clork has prepared tLe iiuniml report: Waterloo, town, April 3, 1800. To tho Mayor und City Council] I herewith present my annual report for tho your ending April 1899, as Cleric of tho City of Waterloo, Iowa. Total nimnml of wiirrnnts Issncil In of Mils aiiil-lniiisfiTB will-rants oiilsliiinlliiK mil] 1111- dh'Mi'i! mnont} (ulluwliiu THOUGHT IT A JOKE ORDER TO LEAVE FOR HOME Almvci II Comes to the torty.ninUi AH Poors Day and the Boys Were a Little Suspicious. Passes Away at Last Evening at Home of Her Son, Warren Brown. H. J. Servoss is Dead. STATEMENT FOR MRS. GEORGE By Associated Press. Canton, O., April the opening of court this morning, Lawyer Welty began his statement to the jury in be- half of Mrs. George. He reviewed the litigation between Saxton and the Georges, and emphasized Mrs. George's claims of Saxton's promise to marry her. He admitted threats but said Mrs. George loved Saxton to the hour of his death and had committed nc crime. The taking of testimony on behalf oi the state then began. MAY MOVE PENITENTIARY By Associated Press. Springfield, 111., April house has adopted a resolution authorizing the governor to appoint a commission to consider the advisability of remov- ing the penitentiary from Joliet to some other place on account of the impossibility of securing good drainage and for other reasons. Illinois Central Y. M. C. A. SHORT STORIES FROM THE WIRES By Associated Press. Washington, April comptrol- ler of the currency has issued a call for a report of the condition of nation- al at the close of business April 5. Hot Springs, Ark., April J. Walker' Fearn is dead here after a lingering illness. He was at one time minister to Greece, later judge of the consular court of Egypt He was in charge of the foreign bureau of the deKirtment of publicity and promotion at the World's Fair. Mr. G. W. Howser, of Chicago, will address the men tomorrow afternoon at o'clock at the men's meeting in tbe association rooms. Mr. Howser is thoroughly acquainted with the asso- ciation work and an interesting speak- er Come and enjoy the hour. The committee of management will meet in the association parlors Mon- day, April 10th, p. m. sharp. The ladies' committee of the Illinois Central R'y Y. M. C. A., will give a so- cial Wednesday evening, April 12th, at the home of Mr. T. W. Place, 312 High street. A program will be rendered during the evening. Everybody invit- ed. The street sprinklers are out today for the first time. Mrs. John Wheeler, of Sioux City, spent the day with Mrs. T. W. Place. THINK about yotir health Do not allow scrofula taints to develop in your blood. Take Hood's Sarsapa- rilla now and keep yourself WELL. 'Mrs. Almira Brown at age of 82 years, departed this life last evening at o'clock, after several weeks of lingering suffering. Mrs. 'Brown lived with her son, Wan-en Brown, on Franklin street. On the evening of January 12 she sustained a fall on the stairway leading to the lower rooms of her home, which re- sulted in the dislocation of her should- er. She was carried to her room, but failed to rally from the effects of the fall, and lost the use of her arm and side and became practically paralyzed. Every thing that was possible wn done for her hut -without effect. Mrs. Brown's 'maiden name was Al- mira W. Abbott. She was born at New Mariborough, Mass., July 29, 1817. On December 15, 1836, she was married to Stephen Brown. The couple lived at Cornwall Hollow and Sharon, Conn., until 1SOS when they came west and settled at Waterloo. To them six children were born. There were four sons, Hiram, Luther, Allen and War- ren, and two daughters, Mrs. E. F. Merwin, who died here in 1894 ana Mrs. H. E. Janes who passed away in this city also, in 1869. Of the sons Hiram is living at Cedar Falls, Luther at Sharon, Conn., and Warren in this city. The deceased also leaves two sisters to mourn her death, Mrs. Sarah ;L. Winch, at Sheffield, Mass., and Laura B. Merrill, of Waterloo. Mrs. Brown's husband in 1S86, and since then she has lived with her son, Warren, remaining quite closely at home. She has visited her eastern birthplace several times and enjoyed the visits, but was always glad to re- turn to Waterloo. She was one of the pioneer residents here, and "was active in social and re- ligious interests for many years. Her death will be mourned by a large circle of friends. The funeral services will be held at the home at o'clock tomorrow conducted by Rev. Beeman. The burial will be in Kairview cemetery be side her husband. The Daily Courier gladly reprints the following from the Hudson Re- cord. Nothing was asked of mer- chants ia rotunn- for the mentions made in our write-up Of that place and Lhere is, therefore, no foundation for the insinuation that "these three folks wouldn't bleed nor is it true that tho omission of the gontlemen named was "a studied slight." We are obliged to the two-by-four editor of the Record for his kindly reference to the Courier's article. The Record says: In their write-up of tho town the Courier omitted one of the best known and oldest firms we have, that of F. D. Popp. 'Mr. Popp first engaged in the hardware and farm implement busi- ness rhere with M. M. DeiU, but the firm .dissolved and Mr. Popp went to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He then returned, built the brick block he now occupies and has since had a first-class hardware store, carrying as largo (and he thinks the largest) line of shelf and heavy hardware town. His business has steadily now he buys bis machiuery by the car load, or cash, saving freight and discounts, hus being able to undersell neighbor- THINK FIRE WAS INCENDIARY By Associated Press. New York, April the re- ticence of the police facts became pub- lic today which make it apparent that the fire which destroyed thirteen per- sons yesterday Was of incendiary ori- gin. It transpired that a few hours before the names were seen, a police- man was sent for from the Andrews house, and was mysteriously dismissed by a servant who said he was not wanted. The latter has been threat- ening the lives of the Andrews family and the children of Mrs. St. John, it is found. It is believed that the motive for incendiarism-is revenge and that the affair arose out of a quarrel among servants. Foley, butler In the Andrews family, is under surveillance Devoe's Paint is as good paint as there is in the world. We are in receipt of two good com- positions from Planner, Milwaukee. a beautiful ballad by Clarence Williams, and "Make Way for a cake walk and two-step, by Severance full of ginger and very catchy. A bulletin of new music is- sued every month by this firm. Bulle- tin No. 3 now ready, containing 50c pieces for 15 cents. Bulletin free. WHEN TRAVELING Whether on pleasure bent or business, take on every trip a bottle Syrup of Figs, as it acts most pleasantly and effectually on the kidneys, liver and bowels, preventing fevers, headache and other forms of sickness. For salt> n 50 cent bottles by all leading drag- gists. Manufactured by the California Syrup Co. only. inonds, watches and jewelry about a year ago, had aa experience Thursday night, notice of which appeared in yesterday's Courier, that made him think of the robbery and for a short, time convinced thai he bad the thief or one like him, treed. It about 11 o'clock Thursday night. Mr. Chase, had drawn tho blinds ami closed up the store and was working on his books in the back room, when he was startled by a creaking, cracking noise from the metal roof of tho building, just aibovo ills head. Instantly the diamond robbery of a year ago Hashed into his mind, and Mr. Chase- became eoovln'ced the robber was on hand af- ter more booty. Tho former entrance to tho store had boon made through a skylight in tho roof. Harry sat still a moment and listened. The creaking noico increased. Ho was thoroughly convinced of the presence of some one on the roof who had no business there, and going to tho back door discovered a long ladder running up to the top of the building. This he toppled over on tho ground, and informing the would- be robber in a loud voice that his presence had been discovered, tho young jewolcr hastened out in search of Night Policeman Revington. Tho oflicor hurried to tho scene, raised the ladder and ran up to the roof of tho store. It is vacant. During the absence of the jeweler the fellow had made a flying leap of about 20 feet to the ground, at least Mr. Chase is con- vinced ho did and that tho imprints of his feel, were plainly seen In the soft mud of the alley -where ho alight- ed. Ho dot's not think though, that the follow intended to rob the jewelry store, but that be was trying to gain an entrance into one of the otiices in the building adjoining the jewelry store. Thorn arc others, however, who be- lieve Mr. Chase was entirely mistaken about anybody being on the roof, al- Silk-sired limil Hiisl Shlo sin-el fiiinl Knxl Side si'wi-r fiiml Hast Side si'wi-r fuinl Warrants Warrants Issued. '.Mr.! m West fund...... Slile! improvement f'nil I'.iist Slile ImproveiiinU f'nd llenerai In- c'hules transfer to SKivcr and Mrect fund.............. J8 3.IMI 07 09 Total rash In hands of city............. 10 Hondcil 00 Warrants silver fund special lovy...... :t.a-ir> 18 Tutiil Hi-ruses Issued, as pur of Don licenses Issued, as per order of L'lty.................................... All the ahove. Is respectfully submitted. Three Thousand Views. BIO or, 122 oo W. V. Brinton lias been engaged by tho Ladies' Aid society to givo an en- tertainment in tho First Baptist church three evenings next week, April M and 15. Mr. Brinton comes highly recommended, a man of wide and varied experience and gives a 1lrst- class entertainment. Ho has almost three thousand views of points of in- terest from various parts of the world Special to the Courier. Camp Columbia, Havana, Cuba, April is very scarce today. Items are like tho old saying goes: "Short and sweet." The best news is: "The Forty-ninth Iowa is ordered home." Just before supper yesterday a mounted "orderly" rode up to head- ciuarlers with a sealed letter, -which, when opened by the regimental adju- tant, said the Third Nebraska, Fourth Illinois and the Forjy-ninth Iowa were ordered back to w% states in the above named order. It is not known at present when wo will leave the is- land, but tho thought is prevalent among the officers that we -will leave about Thtirsday. When the order came the boys in the regiment commenced yelling at the top of their voices, but there was not as much enthusiasm displayed as there would have -been on any.other day. The boys thought it -was a hoax coming on "April Fool's Day." It was certainly a. "fooling" the boy a got, but it happened to be -in the right "way this time. In the evening the band got out and paraded up one street and down an- other until they had gone through the whole regiment, then they proceeded to headquarters, where that had followed them demain'ded that the order bo read over again. During all this time .the boys made the night air hideous with their yells, which were general and genuine sill through the. regiment. Tho people tit home can scarcely realize how happy the boys feel now to know that they will soon be free; and among loved ones ut home. Some of them have not been home since they HENRY J. SERVOSS. At o'clock at the home. No. 316 Western avenue, occurred the death of Henry J. Servoss, the contractor. Con- sumption is assigned as the cause. The remains will be taken to Fayette Monday for burial. Mr. Servoss was born in. Fayette county in 1866, near Fayette, and latei removed to that place. He was united in marriage at Manchester September ng towns. la adition to his harcl- vare business lie has a first-class tin shop with an experienced tinner in iharge. Some of his leaders are the Molinc ivagon, Rock Island hay loaders and ilauters, Deering binders, mowers and the like, Sattley cultivators. Besides these he carries a lino of buggies and surreys second to none in the coun- try. In. t.hc upbuilding of the town Mr. Popp has heen public spirited and an injustice was done him by thus leaving his name from a write-up purporting to be of Hudson. Another firm that, should have had a prominent place in tho write-up of Hudson is that of n. M. Tobias. Mr. Tobias came here six years ing a two story brick building of COx feet, occupying a large double room for his stock of general merchandise. He has since his arrival here been to the front in anything he conceived to be to the interest of Hudson, and is now serving his third term on the town council. No business man in town is better known, no one has larger patronage than him, and he should have heen included in the write- up by all means. That these two of our most prominent business men should have been missed seems a studied slight. Since writing the above we are told S. L. Wilson's restaurant business was also missed. Possibly it was thought Mr. Wilson was too well known to need a notice on an inside page of an out of town daily. Or. possibly, these three folks wouldn't breed properly. 29, 1892, with Emma sides the bereaved surviving relatives are Knight, wife, Be- the Board of Trade. though of course they do not doubt that he heard the noise as described. They say, however, that tin roofs are very apt to cause commotions, and if a man is nervously inclined, the rolling of pebbles over the roof by a gust of wind may make him sure that burglars are about. Policeman Hevington says ho lias been, called to several places lately where tho Strange noises wore hearn. He found nothing for sometime, but one night recently ho frightened a birn from the tin roof of a.certain busi- ness house. Then ho thought lie had discovered the culprit. Tho next, night lie crawled up to the roof and listened. Pretty soon tho bird put in its appearance and began picking and scratching at the -pebbles. The noiae it made could be distinctly heard be- low and the officer was satisfied the burglar was apprehended though not eaugh t. The Northern Pacific product car, displaying fruits, vegetables and pro- ducts of the Yakima Valley in Wash- ington and other northwestern states, was in Cedar Falls yesterday on the B.. C. R. N. track. It was visited by hundreds of people. Margaret Baker, formerly of the public schools horc and of the State Normal school later, but now an instructor in the Chicago University, is in Cedar Falls for a short visit. Miss Baker is preparing to accept engage- ments on the Chautauqua platform with u lecture recitai. She is now studying Kipling and will make him and his works the leading feature of her lectures. which will be reproduced In. life size, and true to nature, also nearly one hundred pictures, including these: Gen. Fitzhiigh Lee and escort pass- ing through streets of Havana. Rough Riders cavalry charge with drawn Cavalry drill. Cavalry swimming their horses across tho river. Bombardment of Matanzas. Boys on board ship sailing for Philippines. Soldier boys off for the war. Sinking of the torpedo boats. Destruction of Cervera's fleet. boys returning home from tbo war. Wash woman's troubles. Tickets will be on. sale early next week at 25c, 15c and lOc. Sir Knights and I ales Banqiel. At the meeting of Ascalon Com- maindery K. T. last night in. their asylum the degree of the Red Cross was conferred on Companions B. F. Burton, W. A. Wilson, E. L. Somer- ville, U G. Parrott and J. Q. Scroggy. After the ceremony the Sir Knights adjourned to the Logan house where a left last April and are getting anxious for the time -when they can put their feet under the "old man's" table again. Many of Co. B's boys are busy mak- ing boxes in which to bring, home their relics, souvenirs and clothes. Base ball is a pastime in which the boys are indulging pretty freely these days. A day or so ago a picket team with Corp. Willie Snyder as captain, crossed bats with a team that had Corp. Bucklin as captain, and the lat- ter was whipped shamefully with a score of 12 to 3 against them. Yesterday a game was played be- tween the corporals and privates of Co. B, and resulted in a victory ior the latter. Corp. W. .7. Peddicord, J. Bntwhistle and W. Lingelbach are very busy these days. The former is fixing up the company books, the latter is cleaning, mending and giving the boys' clothing a thorough overhauling preparatory to going home, and Entwhistle is still painting every box he can find in the street. Bert Starr was acting as orderly for the colonel yesterday. Most of Co. B's sick are returning to the company from the hospital. John sumptuous banquet had been spread for them and their wives by Landlord and Mrs. Burton. The delicious viands were discussed for more than an hour and then followed another hour of speechmaking. 'Eminent Commander H. B. Cropper presided as toastmas- ter. He called upon each of the newly initiated brethren for remarks and they responded with cheer and good feeling. Short addresses were also made by Senator M.ullan, Matt Parrott, and the banquet closed -with an en- tertaining story told by E. L. Johnson in his well known style. Brennan came a few days ago, Severin Fredrickson came Sergt. Klingaman comes today. This leaves Roy Smith, S. B. Philpot and Park Butterfleld only, and all of these boys are gaining quite rapidly. LATER. The Forty-ninth leaves on day 5, on the Ward liners San Antonio ana Vigilante for Savnanab. J. W. -H. Murphey Ralston, the architects, are located in suite 1C on the third floor of the Russell-Lamson building. The change from No. 222 East Fooirth street will be made next week. the parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Servoss; a brother, Geo. B. Servoss, a.nd a sister, Mrs. Chioa Corner, all of Faycttc. Mr. Servoss was a memher of the Odd Fellows' lodge at Fayette. Mr. Servoss and his family have Chautauqua, one of the best blends of roasted coffee ever put on the mar- ket, sold in one pound cartons, only 25 cents. Roasted by the Black Hawk Mills. Devoe is the paint, it lasts. Kxtra. fancy Bon Ton. strawberries. Allen's Fresh roasted coffee adds to qual- ity. Ask your grocer for the Biack Hawk brands and you will bo sure to get fresh roasted coffees. Oar name is safe in paints Devoe. The next general meeting of the Board of Trade will be held on next Tuesday evening. April 11, at 8 o'clock sharp in the Columbia club room. Every member is urged to be present. THE NEW CUP DEFENDER. The new cup defender now being built is expected to ba the mostremark- been residents of Waterloo for about able v.cssel ever tllrned out- Jts con- three years. He was an experienced and able workman whose services were always in demand. Dr Middleditch has opened an office struction has heen kept a profound secret, but it is whispered that it will easily hold the cup. America is rap- idly coming to the front. A good ex- ample of this is her famous household at his home, 826 Jefferson street, and Hosteller's Stomach Bitters, will be pleased to attend to a limited which nas defended health for half a number of patients. All serious dis- eentury- In spite of many imitations, eases and slight ailments will be no other remcdv has teen able sup- treated, and ESPECIALLY diseases of plant il' U holds the Championship the nervous system. The MODES of for the.defeat of a11 stomach ills, such treatment will be adapted to each in- ind'Sestion, constipation, nervous- ness, biliousness, liver and kidney dividual case. Office hours from 9 to 11 a. m. and from 2 to 4 p. m. 06-3t I troubles. It is also an excellent pre- Tentative and cure of malaria and fever and ague. It is strongly recom- A good manager keeps his buildings mended lo everyone at this time of well uses Devoe's. t the E. A. Snyder has not yet received his commission as postmaster, but expects the document will arrive from Wash- ington next week. He says he will not likely take charge of the office be- fore May 1st. He will await Postmas- ter Markley's convenience in that, un- less the government orders him to takb possession at once, which is not prob- able. Mr. Snyder has announced the appointment of his son-in-law, Charles Hayzlett, as deputy. Mr. Hayzlett is at present local editor of the Gazette. The new postmaster is now busily en- gaged in perfecting plans for the ar- rangement of the new postoffice. It will be more up-to-date in every par- ticular than the present quarters and will be arranged splendidly for the convenience of the employes as well as the public. At the last meeting of the city conn cil the election of a street commis- sioner was postponed for 30 days and the delay is giving the candidates time to get on their fighting clothes. The result is that a contest over this job GARDEN RAKES AND HOES Will be needed a few weeks later, per- haps a very few days. We have them, also Spading Forks, 3, 4, 5 and 6 tine Forks, and several styles Wheelbarrows and Step Ladders, ail at old prices. (Continued on page S.) CUTLER HARDWARE CO. IOWA. ;