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Waterloo Daily Courier (Newspaper) - October 8, 1908, Waterloo, Iowa WEATHER INDICATIONS ChicagoIII Oct Fair tonight and Friday warm Friday and In the northwest v tonight PUICK 3 CENTSKO 232 ESTABLISHED MASONS MEET Ffflyfiflh Annual Convocation In Session this Morning Rouilne ol Moess Taken Addillonal Registration The fiftyfifth annual convocation of the Royal Arch Masons of lowij convened in Masonic temple thio morning Grand High Priest Willian H Norris in the oh air An address of welcome was made by Companion j J D Liffring and responded to by e grand high priest The grand then proceeded to the con n of routine business first g to the address of the grand Ill ALF of JJes MoinS Grand WATER WAYS ARE URGED Continuing Increase of Transporta tion Necessitates Judge Talt and Covitnor DeneeD Speak Chicago Oct SA picture of days when ships shall carry the ncn pro ducts of the central states from the i great to the Gulf of Mexico I through a deep waterway and return I with products of no less value I conjured up gates e un vesterday before the dee n visitors to the third annua of convention of the Lakes Council Itoyal md Select Masters of Waterway as Iowa ami Secretary Grand speakers headed b Chapter Koyal Arch Masons of j Taft Iowa the Gulf able H given special attention At the last annual convocation ot Masons of i Yesterdays utterances were ilativefor they came from Saunders of the association atmer Kavanaugh head of the organ wtJon ton students of Northwestern univer sity In the afternoon A letter read from James J Hill was read by Congressman Ralney be fore the convention Hill declared the assertion that the railroad Interests of the country are or have hostllo to the development of its waterways that they have feared this cheap com petition and sought to stifle river im provement is one of the many chep TWENTY THOUSAND TREATED TO TALK Strikers Would Return But Anticipated ot slanders by which political against railroad Interests have been promoted in the past He eaid the fu ture of waterways is assured not so much as competitors but as helpers of railroads tn reviewing what he term ed frenzied railroad legislation he said that within the last five years thirtythree states have enacted a to tal of 34 laws regulating railroads witlrn their jurisdiction thai nearly all these laws have been enacted with out investigation or knowledge their effect H is perhaps for me to say this were con transportation would end m the de struction of business in the nation Fortunately we have reason to believe saner counsel will prevail Regulative authority there must be A task com mensnrate with its traditions and Its position in Europe A railroad can object to that but such supervisionas the public sees fit e to exercise should be confined to one It must be as consistent and By Tatt Who Discourses Wisely And Well i IS On Lincoln and Douglas Oebaiers 0 continued Hill that If continued future railroad Galesburg 111 Oct SUpwarls 20000 people yesterday lived acaln the shadows of the past at the relrbii tion of the semlccntennal anmvor of the memorable debate hotwoou Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas at which the HIM vocated his doctrine of popular avei e i gn t y Upon tho campus of Knox college and upon a platform MluauMl ovor tho sifTIiy system i H pii r t 1 f1 owinK I ll prifi I ajiply li ntlir t MI w Kb tlv m nff tliin thy worf was rrttlid to 1th Mrikrs prftVrriiiK to j In HNivlr u ork f Th lntt Mrik A ad exart spot gladiators stood in GaUSlmr years ago to a rlay eulogies were RUPOI nominee there had been Turner and Irvine were to report at this convocation a ritual naiand in cipher to be acted upon at time I am informed by the members of that committee that a report is in readiness recommending the adop tion by this grand body of the ritua used and promulgatedby the general grand chapter In my opinion tne proposed action on the part ot join committee is worthy of cordial sup port and when the report is submit ted to you for final action I sincerely hope that the same will meet with your approval Conclusion In conclusion Grand High Priest SIS lJai ajjUtvc Wi instructed waterwaytbe Chicago drainage ca W H Taft who had general at this supervision in ofnntn the Panama canal nnn to become the presidential of the republican partj If any doubt as to the and the when H NOJIKJS of Manchester j Most Excellent Grand High Priest of Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Iowa f high priest William H Norris In part Mr Norris said I con gratulate the membersof this grand body on account of the splendid growth and progress evidenced by capitulary masoncVv in Iowa In making statement 1 do not refer alqne toinuraerical strength The reports on file in the grand secre tarys K net increase duv Ingthe year ending Dec 31 Judee Taft said We find that during the ten jears ending with 1905 the internal com merce of our country has increased mTer cent while railroad transpor tation facilities during the same time have increased only 20 per cent It been pointed out that to suppi I thfs deficiency bv the construction of additional railroads and terminals would Suite a capital investment of 5 500000000 and this construction when completedwouldmake no pro increase of our commerce1 The only solu ion of this problem the speaker found in deep hoarse clothedin a plain bus ness republican candidate entered the stage preceded by neen of Illinois The orchestra struck i up The Star Spangled Banner I the crowd had livered to the rrowd which hail into Galeshurg on special trains cars and family equipages Almost 1000 of the elder people present it was estimated were en itself and guided by principle justice to pign the roll of the Lmcoln Iowa Central Strike Is Off DOWNJO WORK Mt Vernon Center o lipper Iowa Methodism Hany Ministers Leave Hanks lor Other fields Marslinlltoun hi Or1 olaliTh Iowa tnti which has boon wns settled la S I Sp1 striko on since April 22 iipl night The and fair play to shipper consumer and railroad alike Hill also said that the carnival of legislative wrecking has demonstrated the necessity of substituting federal for local legisla tion mm ngti t hospitase cheered and wavedsmall Ameri no P CHAS V WHITE GALLEDJJY DEATH Old Resident ot Waterloo Passw Away IQ Minneapolis Suffered ttverely for Weeks from Brights Disease News of the death of Charles Y White at Minneapolis last night was received hew today White had beeq ill about two months and a half witn Brigbts disease iiid his condition came so wastaken to a hospitalseveral days ago and died flags which had been every visitor upon entering the hall Governor Deneen said inintroduc ing the speaker of the day Our state occupies a unique posi tion with reference to the matters which you are to discuss It is the lowest in elevation and the most urn R E Deputy High Priest of Gmnd Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Iowa Norris made use of the following words Companions I am about to re turnto you the trust imposed in me j by your suffrages one year ago In doing so I am deeply conscious of the fact that many of my fondest hopes concerning the work at hand have ailw proved to be beyond the possibility ot 000000 for the purpose of dig realization At all times T have giv en to the duties connected with my office freely from the best effprts at ray command In passing judgment upon the meritsof the results attain Cumberland the Missouri and the up per Mississippi pass our state on their wav to the sea and across our state must be forged the final link which will connect the Great Lakes with the great gulf Within two years of the adjourn ment of your first convention our leg islature submitted to the people an amendment to the constitution will allow us to incur an indebtedness of Waterloo IJCf C i t his sisterinlaw aided in nursing him fo several weeks at his home but re turned to Waterloo when the patient was takento the hospital Everyat tention and care were given to him by his devoted wife but his sufferings at the last wfcre seveVe and death came a welcome release from pain widow three sisters and three broth ers survive Two children preceded their father in son who died in infancy and Miss Rhuey White who passed away a couple of years ago She was a beautiful young lad and her death was deeply mourned Well Known in Waterloo Mr White who was born on Mil lers Creek in Cedar township this county in January 1856 and who was consequently ears old spent most ULirU LJ f Douglas debate survivors Manjot them had hobbled out to the hitoic spot with canesand crutches to hea Jules Lumbard sing and bring lmrk the stirring scenes of the years imme diately preceding the civil war Survivors of Ocf 1W While they listened to the of William Howard Taft republican candidate for the presidency and Ad la E Stevenson democratic Candida e for the governorship these odpeoplo Pictured to themselves the Oct i when Lincoln then a country T clan shook hands with Douglas be fore the debate which was destined to nodded their heads in Congressman Theodore E Burton of Ohio drew from a chron Icies of the times the fact that the day of debate was like this crisp Oc there was just as big a crowd standing in the open to hear them commented an old settlor which snj ini went to show how big thing the LincolnDouglas debate must have been In the thinly settled Illinois of 1858 means of transportation were scarce N Grandson Speaks The feature of the morning was an address by Robert Douglas grandson of the Little Gianf Adlai E Stevenson delivered a lengthy address Ineulogy of Stephen A Douglas His talk had especial in terest inasmuch as Mr Stevenson was at the debate that he yesterday helped to celebrate 2OOOO Wait Mr Tafts appearance brought forth a kind of united sigh of satisfaction from the 20000 persons who hart wait ed in the rapidly waning sunlight to see and hear him The applause was that of people who realized that Mr Taft had made the trip from Chicago at the cost of much personal incon venience and that his time was prec ious Taffs Speech The debate between Mr and Mr Douglas said Mr which took place at this spot was tin r t i 1Mion mm return to work IHIJ and at nil division points with a lowed shon A general advance of one crnt over the amount offernl when the was declared has boon given TANK BUILDER IN SNAKES DEN Hair Raising Conflict Hitn Deadly Reptiles Flees the Unequal Combat and Is Likely to Die PRANK X FOWM3K of Ames Illustrious Grand Muster of Grand Council of Master Masons ot Iciiva in the membership owing allegiance to the Iowa grand chapter of 370 making a total membership i tne iurisdiction of 10569 The high priest reported that since thi last annual convocation the finger of death had not touched a member Chartered Chapters During the year just drawing to n i close there has no change m j the number of chartered chapters working under the jurisdiction of the Fowa grand chapter There hns beon a marked increase in the niem Jiorship and activity of a number of the chapters Tho conditions of sev oral chapters which are in a mori condition were described and ging one link of this project amendment will be submitted to the people at the coming election ana n will be carried Voice Kancous Still Tudge Taft was cheered as he arose prefacing his prepared speech wifh an apology for his hoarseness i Gentlemen he said I must apol I first for my voice If U sounds like the honk of an automobile it may I be familiar to you but not plain and j agreeable to you on that account I You dont have to apologize for Unvthing shouted a delegate from the rear amid applause and the speak 1 M i T er launched forth for the waterway into an argument voung in Chicago to when h He was married 28 years ago Miss Carrie E Finch He was a member of the Sons of Vet erans and belonged to the old Red Jacket Hose company He served sev eral years on the police force of the city and gained many acquaintances In 1895 the family moved to Minneap TulSR Okla Oct terrible agony from the bites of pois onous diamond rutblerS wth whic he fought for hours and in which no ninety of the reptiles Howard Jordan a tunk builder jtn the olMeld er lies in a Tulsa hospital hlB of when his near Klefer lies n precarious T covery is doubtfilf Jordans experience is most hairraising conflicts of thekind ever known in this country He eating lunch near the tank wher atSon was suddenly aUracled hissing sound almost nt his side e arose and turned to find himseIt confronted by two huge rattlers coll nd for striking Seizing a piece of gns struck one of the snakes and hioke its hackThis aroused the other rep hich came from their hiding and Jordan found himself In nlices den of rattlesnakes which at tacked him terrible scrimmage followed aft er which Jordan endeavored to go on i foot 0 Kiefer a Ta foot to K small town neai b extreme view of The controversy olis Mr White was one of seven historic discussions be tween them in Illinois Nether speak er represented the some of his parly related to the status of slavery in the territories of the United States and its succeeding status In states to be formed out of that territory Judge Douglfld position was that the question whether slavery should be made lawful and should be protect spring for a visit in Waterloo last forri1orv anrt at that time hejed rcsirient ln a erri was to be determin That was the doctrine of squat nut on con an uncon viilsions and lapsed Into f scions condition He wns found by some passing ranchmen TURKEY AND 0nnftanllnnplo Ont Tho proc lamation of the union of the Island of with Greece may not be accept ish was in his usual stateof health Had Genial Nature j The extremists The deceased had a wide circle ot j nrOslavery advocates in the friends wherever he na sonthKm8lTUained that It was the duty of congress by legislation to protect Turkey without retaliation U horn today that the Turk govern nun I bns ordorocl four of Mt Vfrnrjn Oct Yesterday the first day of the confer an rnthusiastic one all the wavjhronph The afternoon was giv over entirely missionary though JPI of Cedar Falls preacjiol ih annual missionarjser mon le chose for his subject A Kingly Program The was one of tho best missionary sermons preached at a session of the Upper IMWI ronforrnro for years past Rev I llO SfTVMP At oclock last night was held HIP aunivprsary of the board of Sun day schools The address was given hy Rev Uund O Downey who is cor rospondiiiK secretary of the board Dr Downey creaied more enthusiasm in behalf of Sunday school work than has hren done by any corresponding secre tary in many years past At oclock the entire conference repaired to the main building of the local college where the faculty of Cornell gave a reception to the bishop and members of the conference The members of the faculty constituted the receiving line at the reception which was held at the literary society halls Tho wives of the faculty members server the luncheon The occasion was counted an exceptionally enjoy able one Preachers Leave An unusually large number or men in the active ranks of the conference are stepping aside this year for vari ous reasons which adds seriously to the dearth of preachers caused by the fewness of young men entering the ministry J G VanNess for the past six years superintendent of the Cedar Rapids distrirt stpps aside on account of throat trouble O M Sanford of Rockwell leaves the conference anrt takes work in northwest Canada P S Slociim of Monti cello becomes prln cipal of Bpworth seminary G E Shear of State Ceater takes the cash iership of a bank at Rockford la J R A Hanner of Epworth to step aside for Reeder of Dvsart is forced to quit for the same reason H G Crawford of Greeley steps aside for other work and Jonathan Relph of Owassa is to try the realities of farm life Eight men go out of the to take work in other They are 1 E Wagner DC Dutton C A Parkin C A Felt G W C F Ensign and C J Triem Only four men come from other conferences to this conference They are R A Bnrnes Harry White C A Anderson and H J Hjresa There is considerable sentiment among the members of the conference in favor of decreasing Jhe number ot districts There are now six districts in the conference and it is proposed to have but four One of the presiding elrinrs of the conference has proposed that he step aside so as to help in making the decrease possible Accord ing to the proposed plan the confer ence will he divided into as nearly fmir equal parts as possible The lines of division as to territory for the two colleges in the conference will re main practically as they now are and Mrs H E Burt left yes terday for a months visit with their two sons inChicago going via Gales hurg fll where relatives of Mrs Burt will be visited ture wholesouled and generous was such as to attract men to him and he held their i ness by his faithful Laughter always i his countenanceand for In the afternoon four special trains j thft sim wasaiways shining rriod the visitors on a tour of m1 always singing and I IMKKCK if Council IHuffs nal which some day the hope will form a partof the channel to the gulf of Mexico from Lake Mich igan Today there will be two sessions morning and afternoon of the con vention At the forenoon session J Bryan will make an address and in the afternoon the principal speaker will he Gifford Pinchot chairman of the national conservation commission and head of the forestry department at Washington Ten minute speeches delegates his property in the territories and that to live slavery must expand and warships t Patriots o prorvecl to the Island states must be he free states and addltJonal territory o j Belgrade Oct clamor fo ir with AustriaHungary necause the occupation of Bosnia and is growing here con a morning a mob ofj Masters of IOWH d I crave your charitable and gen erous indulgence In closing this re port I beg of you to ever In mind and cherish as among your priceless treasures the lessonslearn ed around our sacred altar Ours is not a religious order in the sense of attempting to minister to the spir itual wants of man Yet Jn our ef forts to illumine the lives and make lighter the burdens ot others we may modestly hope to bfi classed is colaborers with thoseengaged in do Chicago Oct second session I of the Lakes to the Gulf Deep Water convention was attended todny Pnt Most MluMiHouB Grand Muster of Council of ing the will of the Master Import of Jrand Tro F H MrArthur of DCS hv and enthusiastic an audi enceas that which listened to William H Taft on opening day William J Bryan was the magnet of the second session His appear ance on the platform introduced hy David RFrancis of St Louis was the signal for tumult that forced the dem ocratic candidate to bow repeatedly and waft many minutes before deliver ing the first sentence of his speech sessionGifford of the national conservation commission delivered an In the afternoon Pinchot chairman MoineF address on Waterways and Conserva because of I his unvarying optimism and good cheer Belatives to Mourn Those left behind to mourn the loss of a loving brother are Fred W White Robert White of Minne posilion was thatiP of the palace and Peter The attitude ofj Mr lincoin peter Tne ul slavery was wrong that a majority to see K i ng tnrflateninK that the csowcl was hose who founded the government believed it to j be wrong and hoped for its gradual extinction but that provided for finallv hart to charge rev and ssaS srsss si this on Oct amount 1 of on hand year the total and received i 459 The moneys paid out Continued on page elffht I J 1 Cl tvJ J u srion adjourned and the delegates pared for the great automQbHe In which several thousand machines were In line left today for CincinnatiBryM Evmin valkl hy law Tributo to Lincoln Certain it is Taft continued we never have had a man in public life1 whose sense of duty was stronger whose hearing toward those with whom he fame In contact whether friends or opponents was characterized by a greater sense of fairness than Abraham Lincoln We never have had a man in public life who took upon himself uncomplain inglv the woes of the nation and suf fered in his soul from the weight of them as he did We never have had a man who had such a mixture of farsightedness of understanding of tho people of com mon sense of high sense of duty of power of logic and of confidence in the goodness of God in working out a righteous result as this great man Arbitration Signed Washington Oct propos ed arbitration between China and the United States was signed at department today the federal A Rising in Albania in the I Berlin Oct is reported here which it was recognized as that the Arnmtsof Albania hnve de clared theirindependence of Turkey The rumor lacks confirmation Strained Situation Paris Oct Sofia correspond ent of the Tompfi telegraphs King Ferdinand has summoned the Com manderinchief of the Bulgarian of Waterloo Robert White or wmnej they apolis Frank White of Denison protection of slaves as property the as Mrs G W Norris Mrs F F Hal constitution by directing con1 of lett and Mrs S M Hallett all of pass a fugitive slave law and j hostilities Cedar Rapids ui His parents were pioneer settlers of Black Hawk county and the family is one of the best known in this vicinity because of the long residence of its members NEW PUBLICATION BY FOUETTE Madison Wis Oct La Toilette announced today thatit was his Intention shortly to begin the publication of a weekly magazine to be devoted to public interests upon lines broad enough toappeal to progressive people in the entire country I shall print records of public officials of political parties on vital questions and discuss men and measures impartiallyand fearlessly Herman Miller secretary and general manager of the Iowa Mariu facturern Insurance company has jtone to Chicago to attend the con vention of the un derwriters telegrams from the interior HENDERSONS KARA UNEN PAPER Special Sale Friday and Saturday Henderson Drug Go army in coherence The Bulgarian government considers the last com munication received vizier of Turkey as insolent The situation is very strained A NEW MBKKXb PARTY Chattanooga Tenr Oct convention hy Its organizers here to dav the birth of a now liberal party was formally proclaimed The plat form demands woman suffrage direct taxation to support federal govern ment initiative and referendum and denounces Bryan Taft Roosevelt and Hearst Nearly smokes Martins Big Head 5c Cigars Why dont you W S B ATERLOO AVINGS
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