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   Waterloo Daily Courier (Newspaper) - January 17, 1905, Waterloo, Iowa                             max, WEATHER 'INDICATIONS. Chicago, Jan. Ing with probable flurrlen tonight or "warmer tonight and In the east Wednesday, FIFTEENTH YEAB WATERLOO, IOWA, TUESDAY .JAH'UAHY 17, 1905. HO. 440O ALLIANCE Fraaoo, Qoranay and Russia Got- Togothor. Jlilstor Roport of Conspiracy Against Japaa. Stoissol Embarks for Homo. Japs In Port Arthur. A CHARACTERISTIC REPORT. St. Jan. Konro- .pat-kin-, telegraphing yesterday, report- ed an. attempt of a strong-Japanese, de- tachment of infantry, cavalry and ar- tillery to cut off .a column! of Gen. Mist- ehenko's cavalry. The Japanese out- flanked the Russians and a battle en- sued'resulting in the retiring of the Japanese losses. The sian .losses were five officers and forty men killed-.and wounded: STOESSEL EMBARKS. Washington, D. C., Jan. state department has received the- fol- lowing from Harris at Nagasaki today: -'Gen. Stoessel, staff and about five hundred officers and men with their families have embarked on the lor: Odessa." .RUSSIAN RAIDERS ESCAPE. St. Jan. dispatch from Shfr.ndlun states the Russian ing column has returned! salely except for- casualties sustained; fighting the Japanese. It is stated that SCO Rns- sians were killed or wounded, although Geii. Kqurqpatkm. in an, official report admits men killed and sixty-nine wounded. "GETTING: TOGETHER. London, Jan. St. Petersburg correspondent of the Daily Telegraph claims good authority that foreign v friendly -toward Russia, already is reckoning with thi for'pending the .wa.r: sooner than tho uninitiated' wouhl'-imagine, and is benevolently smoothing Russia's way. iv-. The essence of the scheme is f.he for- mation of a temporary triple combina- tion'of powers, which'will'leave noth- ing undone to -beat down Japan's claims at-the. future peace conference. Germany, it is. declared .will take th.e initiative. .The scheme has -teen .with, al-. Dr. Koch was a good witness. He was boyish in the-exti-eme and he told his story. In a, straightforward manner that'could than car- ry weight with it. When court adjourned for the noon recess there was only one feature of the case about which he had not been questipn.ed.r That -was the handker- chief fqundJn the dead dentist's room. But he; has alreaOi' said, though not under oath, tliat lie knows nothing about it. STATE I.OADKD FOR is for some strong evidence in rebuttal. Tlie sum ni on ing. of several witnesses gives weiffUt.tp the report that the state wllV try testimony of Asa P. Brooks, swore positively that the irian he saw leaning over Gobharil's body was It is also pos- sible tb.at AntQUfljftichert will be sworn to .testify that Div Kpcli's father hjid toid him that George had arrived liomd at 10 o'clock on tlie night of the inur- thus frying to impeach the elder ivoch'nnd nullify the alibi. HAY ACTS PROMPTLY Another Diplomatic Chock Pro- pa'rad for Ghinoso Torrltory and iho Qpon Door to bo Rospootod. Roport AuihoHzod. Associated Press.] Washington, Jan. hoyso on merchant marine and fisheries today authorised a, favorable- report on the. shipping bill reported to the special Merchant Ma- rine commission. COAL MINE FATUITY Six Minors Dead and One Fatally Injured in Firo at Docatur, Illinois. Decatur, 111.. Jan. Kriorr, August Yagsuch .'incl Charles T-iaschin- sky, miners, are known to be dead, and a score or more of other miners are entombed by fire and smoke in a 000 foot coal mine-shaft. Rescuing parties have gone into the mines, but have been unable to do anything on account- of-the dense smoke The fire broke out yesterday after- Paris. Jan. V today ,od by noon .in the mule stable. Firemen though -'no'-dennite arrangements yet haVe been made. The negotiations are being -carried on with the greatest ereCy, It IsrrecogTiized! that results compar- tlibse by, the same combihatlon after the Chinesor Japan- ese .wifc. cannot be attained, but other resxuia'are anticipated. that dis- orders due to mqbilizatipii'.' orders con- tinue. He mentibns troubles in Mohil- eff, Perm, and Nashny. increase In activity of both armies 011 the Sha river Is confirmed fi'oiu St. Petersbiire.a'h'di Tokio. The .Russians gradually are advancing, dieveloping wing. ARMY ENTERS PORT ARTHUR. Headquarters of ..the- Third Japanese Army, at Port Artliur, Jan. 14, yia TieiUsin, Jan. 1G. The victorious Jap- anese' army yesterday formally entered Port Arthur. Gen. Nogi, with his staff, en tereiVllrst through the old, town and took his r.tand in the public square ol the new town. The army was repre- sented by one regiment from each bri- ;The .procession, which was five miles long, %as three hours -passing the sa- "base, after wblcSi- tlit troops passed but of the city through the new town. The correspondents tntn visit- ed the captured1 city for the first time. The oitl town were badly smashed by shells, 'but in the' new town the damage was slight. ;vGen. ,S.toessel was much blamed for what characterii'.ed' as a disgrace- ful: conclusion of a splendid defense, wbich etUed with the death of Major General Kondratenko, who loved by the soldiers and was the life of the services were held in hon- or s.'6f 'the spirits of the Japanqfe dead uponXhe plain- .north of the .yiliage qf Shuiahi, a shol-t distance from Port Arthur. Regiments representing the entire Japanese army were present. A shrine yvas. erected on the ciest of a' small "hill arid the troops 'formed a cir- cle Gen. Nogi staff wtji'e "prRii2'ht. I.iUnch served .after-' wqr'ds in the open to all the officers 1 present. )t' was spectacle. KOCH were called out, and they took a line of hose down the shaft COO ff.-et, but were unable to suppress the flames. A mile away is an escapement shaft, and to this most of: the miners hasten- ed. SIX ARE DEAD. Decatur, 111., Jan. of the .miners entombed by yesterday's lire are dead and one fatally injured.- FIFTY-NINE PERISH Avalanche of Norway CausosWavas Which Swopt Away Pooplo and Property. [By Associated Press.] Christiana, Norway, Jan. nine persons perished as the result of an avalanche of rocksi at Naisdad, north of Bergen, last Sunday. Tlie mass-of rocks was suddenly precipitat- ed into the Loinvand lake from the neighboring bills, causing immense waves twenty-live feet high, which swept the shores. Houses, people and cattle were swept away in the rush of waters. Synopsis of Russian Noto. Franco Dilays, Washington, D. C., Jan. is an- nounced that Secretary Hay has made an international move the highest importance, which is designed to pre- sent any attack upon the territorial integrity of China or the maintenance of the open door in that empire. On Friday last Secretary Hay cabled instructions to the ambassadors of the United States abroad, directing them to ask formally of the governments to which they respectively are accredited they still favor the observance of this policy. abolition Replies were'received yesterday and slntr laid oefore the president from Ambas- sador Choate, in London; Ambassador Tower, in Berlin, and Ambassador vou Meyer, in Rome. The responses p'rac.- .tically are identical, -each power de- claring "that-it earnestly desires that China's integrity shall be respected and that there shall bo no attenipt. made to close the trading door in any pan of the empire. Prance has not yet been heard from, and her .answer is delayed, it is ex- plained, because ot the wish ot M. Del- casse, minister of foreign affairs of the republic, to consult, with'the Russian government and also because the fall of the Combes ministry and tho indis- position of those in temporary power to handicap their successors. In view of the past pledges made by tho Paris government, however, no douibt exists that it will fall into line with the oth- er powers. FORESTALLS RUSSIAN NOTE. 'Mr. Hay's action did not follow the presentation of the Russian note stat- ing that because of the failure of China to maintain neutrality she was deter- mined to reserve for herself such of procedure -with respect to prosecution of the war ia Chincsfe ter- ritory as might lie deemed advisable. It was determined upon even before Count Cassiui delivered the notifica- tion to this government. The slate department was actuated, however, ;by information indicating that Russia was about to make some such move, and it was therefore decid- ed that American interests, as well as those of the whole world, demanded a reiteration of the purpose of the powers to uphold the principles of ter- ritorial integrity and equality of op- portunity in China. When the replies of all the groat powers are received they will be sub- mitted to the belligerent nations and it is expected that they will exercise a momentous moral effect upon them. "It is nob said a high official today, "that either Russia or will menace either of these im- portant principles when the rest of the world has announced, and now rean- tlie neutrality of Chinese territory and announced its decision to the powqrs last February. That Russia, however, distinctly specilied as a condition precedent to her agreement a strict observance on tho part of China of the. duties, of u neutral and also a loyal attitude on tho part of Japan toward tho spirit, the. purpose and the ot the Wash- ington cabinot'a proposal-as expressed in the circular note which Secretary Hay addressed to the'powers lust Fob- run ry. A NOTR TO CHINA. Washington, Jan. at- tention has again been indirectly lu- vltr-d by tho American government to the for a ftlthful malnten- aiico of not. only in hor .personal'interest but in tho interest of (he MUST SERVE SENTENCE Woahhy Southern Iowa Man Con- vlctod of Laroony, HKSTGNS. Combes mul Ills Mis C'olloniviKi.t Step Out In Vrunoo a mooting of the Prowler.' Combos' cotn- lotier announcing iho Throo Hoad of Cattlo to Cost Him Throo Yoars In Prison, ivsiguntkm.-of bimsoll1 innl Aliollsli Gj'aiul RpvlnglloUl, 111. Jos. H. Haas, or ducwl a bill in I bo .Tan. Cook county, Intro-, .senate today for tho abolition of Hit; grand jury .syHtom In THE CASE IS HARD FOUGHT Miss Lulu Boasor Wants of the C. G. W. R'y. Supromo Court Hands Down an Intorostlng Doolsion, IOWA SIHMira.ME COITUT DECI- SIONS. Hannah King Richardson vs. William 11. Viulrd ot al., uppullontH. pubuque district. M. C. MaUhovvs, judge. Suit to recover legacy. A I'- ll rtndd', opinion by aiierwin. Ixina B. Herman et ill. v.s. John Herman ot. appellants-. rhanan dlslrlc.t. A. S. Blair, Judge, Action to sot aside conveyance. Afllnncrt, opinion by 'MiU'rilt Allen Co., npiiellanls, vs. Alexandra- Tori-unco. Linn district. W. N. Trelcliler, judge. Account- ing. Alllrmod, opinion by 'Dtioiner. Redhead Bros. vtt. Wyoming Oat- tie Investment Co., appellants. Polk district, W. if. Mcllenry, judge. Action to recover money. Reversed, opinion liy Weaver. Louis ,T. PiorS'on. trustee, vs. Chi- cago Ai Nor Hi western Hallway appellant. Linn dl.slrh'L ,1. W. Preston, juilgo. Suit lo recover (Uiniagcs. Alllruiod, opinion by Mc- Clain. For Doath of Nor Mothor Who Was Klllid in said to Iwvo effected thWi by alleging that they night before the fire tho good horses !u the Greenland'barn bail, been removed ami plugs put In their places. This oaae is ponding. OlUCRNL.AND'S DEF13NSR. Orccmland denied1 that ho knew any- thing about Uio stolon animals having boon whipped with hiss stock. UK in- sisted that ho knew nothing of the Whatever. That IUIH been his- consistent defense all   milts have been disposed of, so l.liat tho same showing can hard- ly bit nuulo with effect.. is B.upposnd that, a suspension of will lio asliiuV, for Greenland ban many friends. Tho county of Docntur, oc that, and' of It In which tho family liven, IB Kald to divided like. Kentucky and TcunciTHw. it is not a political divi- exactly, lint social. "If 1 go to the pen I'll he running in In two Greenland is rtvported to have said. HEALTHFUL WATERLOO List Slokntss Horo Now Than far J  present time this winter, and a nuifa- ber of them have not made expenses for a year past. The doctors are in the same boat. Aside from the clyonlc cases and the people who imagine they are 111 whether there is anything the matter with thfcm or not, they have watched with interest. The court BLANDFORD HELD New tilm, Minn., Jan. 17. The su- preme moment in the Koch murder trial -was- reached -when the defendant was swoi'n as a. witness. That which the defense had promised and which tlie state had doubted that it would do, was .brought about when the young dentist look tho stand. ;E veil i then the state was doubtful that Jie Would be fully. examined, as It was thought the defense' would be afraid, to .turn hin> over to, the state The state was mistaken, for the exam- ination had not continued five minutes Mr.i Abbott had asked Dr. Koch about -point ol[ the testimony In- cluding' the identiy of the hammer, the mailing' the poison and the wiH'.ng of the word, well as the relations that existed' between him and Qebnard. STATE CirAlilYENGED. This simply throwing .down the gates and saying to the the man. i .Examine and do whatever the court Investigation at Colfax Into As- sault an Mel Slaughter. [By Associated Press.] Colfax, la., Jan. mysterious assault on the person of Mel Slaughter growing out of an old family feud cre- ated through unequal division of prop- erty, was the subject of an. investiga- tion which closed today by holding Charles Blanford to the grand jury. The local magistrate claims to have evidence tending to show that Blan- ford was actuated by jealous motives. He struck the blow that was intended to take the life of Mel Slaughter, his cousin. and If 'there oiie thing In bltr) ov relations with the mur- ilered 'niriri 'Unit will prejudice the case lit tlui eyeB of the Jury, (hid It. Prof. A, W. Rich la Name. Cedar falls, Jan. Prof. A. W. Rich, who has been absent for several days, arrived home last night. This morning he was 'given a cordial welcome by the. faculty and er the students. gavo him an ovation in the Prof. Rich has been In Chicago for several days on business. Ho U a very influential member of tho Normal and teachuB arithmetic and other branches of mathematics. belligerents. Italy today is more amenable to British than German In- fluence, hut she has displayed consid- erable independence in her.-'.Chinese1 policy. France always has stanchly declared that her policy is to respect Chinese integrity and the open door, and it was .inconceivable that she should change at this time. It looks, if there would ue clear sailing in securing the fresh declarations, which are considered es- sential in order to prevent the exten- sion of the war to Chinese territory other than Manchuria. The results have justified this view. THE RUSSIAN NOTE. The long heralded Russian note reached Secretary Hay from the Rus- sian embassy direct. It was in French and its substance, was given .the. secre- tary several days ago by Count Cassini, the Russian ambassador, during a call at the state department. The text of the Russian note is re- garded as confidential and for this rea- son the state department has not made it public. The Associated Press has obtained an approved synopsis of the note, which, without purporting to give the language, presents in accurate sequences the subjects to which Count Lamsdorf. refers. The Russian ambassadors to the sev- eral powers are invited by Count Lamsdorff the circular note to call to attention of the ministers for foreign affairs of the government to which they are respectively accredited, the fact that at the beginning of tho war the imperial government for hu- mane reasons agreed to tho proposal Of the Washington cabinet regarding room was quite well filled with spec- tators this morning, and every one seemed mil-rested hi the brilliant col- thai, have pa.ssed between the attorneys. Mrs. ICiiapp was riding in a rig driv- en by Kev. EOHas Skinner at the time of her tragic death. With them wils also Skinner. They wore return- ing- to the Skinner home after attend- ing divine worship one Sunday at Graoi; M. church. AVliile crossing the railroad track the vlg was run In- to and all three thrown out. Mr., and Mrs. Skinner escaped with minor in- juries. but Mrs. Kmipp was killed im- mediately. MITCHELL IN DENIAL Tho Indicted Oregon Senator Uses Strong Language In Defying His Enemies. [By Associated Press.] Washington, D. C., Jan. Mitchell of Oregon made a statement in the senate today regarding his in- dictment in connection with Oregon land frauds. At the outset the senator declared the charges made.against him, if true, unfit him to occupy a seat In the senate. He then detailed the charges and said, "I assert In the most positive and unqualified manner that each and every one of the charges, hi so far as to or involve, me, is absolutely (alse and t here and now indignantly and defiantly denounce their authors, and' each and' every one brothel's. Among them, they have about acres of land In P.ichlaud township, in Boca tar county, worth about Their father and moth- er are yet living, and Frank Greenland is now thirty-nine" years of ago, but unmarried. He is the manager of the properties of the entire family. He is a giant in stature, a. man of enor- mous force, who lives on the strenuous plan raised1 to the. "nth" power. His home Is a castle and his; cellar '.ft stock- ed with barrels of rye without tho rode, it is said, Mco the feudal lords nf old. For years ho has dominated a large faction In Uichland township- and' at Grand River. No one has cared to be- come interested in an altercation with him, but be iias been In many law- suits, and some of these are now pend- ing and may be the basis for an appli- cation for a pardon for Greenland. He always has kept about him, vn the op- eration of the Greenland acres and the control of from to head ot cattle, a large crowd of vigor- ous young men built more or less on tho strenuous western frontier fashion. TillS BASIS OF THR CASE. It was some of these young men up- on whom Greenland Jays tho bljune for tho act which it seems probable now will land him in the penitentiary. Dick Pray and> Port Woodward are under in- dictment charged with complicity in the theft of the cattle for which Green- land was convicted on a charge of grand larceny. Another man was also said to have been in. the crowd. was said in the trial that Pray, Woodward and their companion went to the farm of Dan Moran In R'chlanii township a.nd there took tbiee or four hoafl of steel's out of the yards where they were feeding on grass and drove them to Van. Wert, where they were put in a car with stock shipped that day by Greenland from. Grand River. The animals were traced to Chicago, to tho commission firm lauding them, thence to the Indiana purchasers and were brought hack to Iowa and used as exhibits in the trial of Greenland. Pray and Woodward have not been tried. Pray is in the penitentiary, serving time for arson. Greenland owned a livery barn in Grand River, and across the street was another. One night the side- of the- latter barn was covered with coal oil and It waa hurn- ert down. Pray was charged vlth tho that he proposed, If possible, to bring Curtis hui-o and push the criminal ac- tion to tho limit. He Intimated that in case the criminal action failed hu would bring civil sut. Weiss insists that ho will slay hero and light the case through, claim Ing that It was here Curtis "caused his' name to be dragged Into the gutter." Weiss appears lo he a man of edu- cation and Is a fluent talker. The .story tellso f his arrest and his ex- perience with the woman defective, Mrs. A. M. TlobcrtH, is in substance the same as told by Curtis, although It differs widely in details. He says Mrs. Roberts enticed him to her room, and It was she, and nut he, who was mak- ing violent Jove, and caused them to lit; found In each other's arms, when tho ofllcei-H, who wore concealed by OurUn, appeared In the room. Weiss claims his wll'o does not a di- vorce, and has no ijuarrel with him, but he says Curtlft. tho wife's brother, bltlorly opposed t.boir marriage, and has been endeavoring since then to have her secured divorce. He hinted that it was very likely all news of his arrest and Imprisonment bore had been kept from her. Weiss explains his waiving exami- nation at the preliminary hearing by had practically no business. There was as usual a small amount of typhoid this fall, but it amounted to very lit- lle considering the stee .of the town. There have'been'no mbre'-thau a dozen or so cases, all-told. "As far -as contagious diseases are concerned, there never was a yean since the city passed the size of a vil- lage, when there was correspondingly as few cases as there have been during the past twelve months. Prom July to December there was not antine sign put.up in the whole of Fort Dodge, and even now there are not more than a case or two. There is even a lack of the usual children's diseases that are almost Invariably in evidence at this time of year, "The general health is not in the city alone, but this entire section of the state is almost entirely-free from dis- ease. The physlcvans of. the city are not attempting to'account for vailing excellent health of this .vicin- ity. They are merely cognizant; that ii.e conditions are such and are.hust- ling up odd jobs: to make their office rent for the month." Iho fact, that llv whom Cur- tis had einplojini to pro.soeute came to 111 in before the hearing and told him that lie represented the hotel, and that this management was very angry at him on necounl of tho disgrace and the publicity .such a scene might bring to the house. He advised him according to Weiss, that tin? easiest way out oC it wns to waive examination. Weiss stiys I Hi did not learn that the attor- ney had deceived him until after he had boon In jail several weeks. STRIKE IN RUSSIA INDIANA ELECTS TWO Hoosler Legislature Returns Bev- erldge to tho Senate and Pro- motes Hemonway. of .them, nml brand them publicly as malicious and atrocious liars." Grand Doiul. [Hy Associated Press.] fBy Associated Press.! Indianapolis, 1ml., Jan. two branches of the legislature today voted separately for United States Senator Albert J. Dcveridge, to succeed himself and Representative James A. Hemen- way, to succeed- Vice President-elect Chas. W. Fairbanks, received the unan- imous vote of the republican members Preceding the casting of the vote by each branch, the members held a joint session. crime and convicted'. Greenland's barn once burned, also. Judgment of Iiinrance com- He recovered a against tho Dew pany on that account, but. his. verict, It la has been set .aside by Judge Weimar, Jan. c'meh-1 Towor. Isaac Corbett of Dps Mo'lnes, OHS of Saxc-Welmnr Is dead. Date Is Fixed. 'welvo Thousand Out at the Putlloff Iron Works. St. Petersburg, Jan. 17. housand moii at -the Putiloff Iron vorks have struck. While, sis previously stated, the trike is the outgrowth of the question as to recognitio of the union, the so- iallsts are trying to seize the opport-u- ilty for the organization, of sympathet- c strikes in other industries of St. 'etersburg-, with the object of creating: xn .mion originally was organized by M. Soubaloff under the direction Qf the ate Minister oC the Interior Von ?leuve, in order to combat the socialis- Ic democrats; but the latter are now In control of the union and are using the overnment's instrument for their own purpose. A priest is the ostensible leader of is composed of six circles and has a membership of five thousand. The Putlloff Iron Works are execut- ing government orders for small arms, ranid fire cannon and locomo- tives, which" fact p'robahly wil'l induce the authorities to make every effort for an adjustment of the dlfncuHU's between the workmen and their em- ployers. J The socialistic 'democrats have call- oil a meeting for January. 1.0, at which It Is expected resolutions will bo pusw- <-d lit favor of an advanced socialistic program. [By Associated Press.] Washington, Jan. 'the in stance of Senator Cullom the senate today adopted a resolution setting February 17 as the time for receiving Iho statute of Frances 13, Wlllard. the temperance advocate, presented 'by the stalo of Illinois to atattmry hall in tin atljuster for the Insurance company, IH nipltol. The statute is a bust figure, I 'l Down Bown, real estate dealers, yesterday sold J. L. Beal'ft tara taining 160 acres, four, .miles town, to ,W- A. Wilsop for ft atlon of This of per acre for the entire tract, ;vvv, Illack NnlkHiat ofrMi every   

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