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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - October 7, 1903, Hutchinson, Kansas 4 JL JtlJli vol. xvhi. HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, WEDNESDAY/OCTOBER "7, 1903/ ' No. 243. A DAY OF STORMS special from Joplln, Mo., saya: A I severe wind and rain storm here early today caused several thousand dollars damage The storm traveled at the velocity of a tornado, the wind; blow-; Ing down trees, signs and outhouses : In all parts of the city The -electric light plant was damaged badly and tne city will be in darkness- for sev-: eral days. . . ..  �.,' At Seattle High Water in Lake Bursts Government Dam? Bridges in the Suburbs are Out or Seriously Damaged by Storm. SHOT AT Hurricane Sweep* Germany. "Berlin,' Oct. 7.-A hurricane is Sweeping over Germany. A portion of a towter, 180 feet high, of the new city hall at Charlottenburg, a suburb of Berlin, has been blown down and trees and forests have been uprooted. The wall at the new baths of Dresden have been blown over' killing four twtorkme'n and Injuring eight others. A mill blown down at Lnbeck, and' numerous other small accidents have occurred. Large vessels left Hamburg but smaller craft remained in port on account of the storms. ' '. A fORNADO NEAR 10PEK\ With Heavy Rains Throughout East Part of State. Hurricane Sweeps Over Germany Doing a Vast Amount of Damage. Emporia, Kan., Oct. 7.-A special to the Gazette, from Hamilton, Kau., says: The worst cyclone that ever �Visited this section, with Ave distinct' funnel shaped clouds, passed overhand west of this place last night with death and destruction in its wake. The territory over, which it passed is about eight miles wide. The. two largest funnel shaped clouds traveled over a strip about a quarter of a mile, wide �with terrible hurrycane winds. The dead are: Mr. Glllman, father, of Mrs. John Bailey; Miss Edith, daughter of W, i-. W. Bailey. The seriously injured are: W. P. W. Bailey and his t\\|o sons and two daughters-his son Ollie in all probability will die- H. Melberlin, wife and child; F. S. Manis and wife. - -; ;V Nine families are without homes, food or clothing. Stock and crops suf-lered greatly and the loss at this time cannot be estimated. ' Damage at Lawrence. Lawrence; Kan., Oct. '7-Yesterday's series of heavy rain' storms), ended in a tremendous wind, and rain storm last night. Signs were blown down, trees uprooted and much minor damage done. The passenger shed at one end of the Union Pacific. depot was blown across the tracks, blocking traffic, and the warehouse of the Lawrence nursery was. demolished Heavy Fall at Paola. Paola, Kan., Oct. 7.-Three and one-third Inches of wkter fell here last night. The storm was accompanied by a high wind and a flerce.,ele�tricai 'display. : Generous Ralni In Missouri. ;� ; Sedalia, Mo., Oct 7-Twto and one-Ithrid inches of rain fell here between 9 o'clock last night and 3 this morning. The downpour was general .throughout this; seetion. : Attempt to Kill Shafer Who Will Testifies Against Deweys. Shooting Was By Masked Men and Bullet Went Through 1 His Arm. FRAUD IS CHARGED WAS THE ATTACK INSPIRED? Enemies of the Deweys Charge Crime to Them. Young Man Was Riding Across the Country When 'ftred at by Mounted Men. AGED DEACON LOSES PURSE. and Receiver For Shipbuilding Con* . cern Goes Alter Schwab D.'dares That He and Others Sold Plants to Trust at Fabulous Prices. OTHER SHARP PRACTICES To Secure Absolute Control of the Corporation. By Withholding Interest Schwab and Others Precipitated Concern's Failure. Srayed Into a Chicago Resort Came Away Shy $50. Chicago, Oct. 7>�-The sound of a familiar hymn, wafted from Custom-House court, attracted Jacob Bauman, ot'.WJng,'IU., as he walked through the narrow levee thoroughfare last Sunday. He Is a deacon In the church In his home town. Many other persons wero passing up nnd down the street, but not all had been drawn to the spot by the missionary music of the Holiness band, which was holding a religious meeting In the street Mr. Bauman is 00 years old and a stranger in Chicago. He is also stranger to many of the city's sights. The Holiness people doing slum is The Holiness people doing slum missionary work Interested him, and when the singing stopped the venerable' deacon followed a tract distributor Into a house whence came gay laughter and the tinkle of a piano. A girl balanced on a French heel and kicked at the chandelier. Another blow a cigarette halo for the evangelist With the tracts, to a chorus of ''braves" from her companions. "Bon soir, grandpere!" Bhouted a third, and the vlBion of the church choir at Wing faded wholly from the deacon's mind. When the evangelist appealed to him-a deacon in the Wing church-with a tract, he was re called to his duty. Mr. Bauman suddenly saw that' some of sights in Chicago were unseemly, even though Interesting. He realized that the path of the missionary tract distributer In the Chicago slums was no fit place for htm, and that it would be especially embarrassing to describe the scene to the folks New York, Oct 7i-James Smith, re-1at. home'.' He^caug^t his breath and 1 started pfeciplltately1 for the door. There he encountered three young GRATUITY, NOT GRAFT The Way a Kansas City, Kan., Official Describes a Gift. Storm In Southwestern Kansas. Pittsburg, Kan., Oct. 7.-A heavy wind and rain storm slwlept this section after midnight. There was some dam-1 age by lightning, but co one hurt. i l^ftpekaV Kan.', Oct. 7.-Allen Shaf iter, onei'of the state's chief witnesses celver of the United States Shlpbuild- In tbA; Dewey murder case, was fired inS Company, has'filed his answer to1, crowding In to sVe the sights he at by masked men and one of the bul- tbe actions recently instituted in the! had'left. "When he" reached the street lets, passed through his arm inflict- United States circuit court against the | ^^discovered that his pocketbook, 0 ..... ...l *- 1 containing $60, was missing. The po- liceman on the beat arrested John Flynn, known as "Louisville Slim,' one of the trio. Sergeant heard the description of the* others and later ar LIGHTNING KILLED TWO. Alicevllle Reported Destroyed. Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 7.-A Star special from Burlington, Kan., says: The town of Allceville, Coffey county, Kansas, with 200 Inhabitants, is re-i,,,, w,,,,,,, reported to have been destroyed by last, ^L^ZZt � ^ And Injured Several Others In a Railroad Camp. Kansas City, Mo., Oct. 7.--Lightning Struck a tent in the Rock Island camp at Eleventh street arid Muncio boulevard in Kansas City, Kan., at 6:30 o'clock last evening, and killed, two men, injured five others and shocked all the other occupants of the tent, about fifteen in number. The dead: Joseph Franklin and James Logan. 1 The injured: Edward Glassner, John Gardner, John Murphy, Patrick Gillen ing a'dangerous wound. Shafer was on company and himself as receiver, by his way from Rawlins county to Bird the Mercantile Trust Company, and the City, in Cheyenne county, when the New York Security and Trust Cqm: attempted assassination took place, pany, the former to foreclose its mort- \ lescripiion 01 me otners aim later ar-Word of the shooting reached tho at- eage ^ trUBtee for a 5 per cent mort | I^fSjL Curly Lynch' a WeBt Slde onPtnegSys9,a?e blam'ing^hTat BaB! ^1 ^saue. �* f^'^^'r'tirnpp1^^I The two were held at the Harrison tocKon rome one wnnecTed with ttte latter to foreclose Its mortgage, al-1 street Btatlon and Bauman l8 at tne wck on some one connected witn tne so as trustee, upon a bond issue of . enoi hot,, c,,rk Hfrp,. trvln, Dewey ranch. ,f $10,1*0,000. in this answer. Mr. Smithy �?ne�* ^eJh ', ,08gVs $B0 to the .Ever since the feud which resulted a0cujsea Charles M Schwab D Leroy^t 11 1 . If * 0 e in'the killing of the members of the nrp-taer L^wils Nixon John S Hydff i rJJ? at1n�i"le- Ber'rv family hv Chauncev Dewey's ,, �' ,J,lm �- The band of Holiness evange sts uerry iamuy oy tnauncey iteweys K wV-�yde,-Charles R. Hanscom, 1. M. wI11 rnsllmo thnf- oruiartfi In th� Invoo party of cowboys, the lives of the wit- tvnA(f j>h,Pi0 company, of fraudlent �� practices in Deweys, whether with their sanction tne ^rm,a'tloa of ahipbuHding com-or not. ; 1 i'- ____?!���� - pany. carual in School Board In* volves Several Members und the Clerk. tNSUkANCE MEN HELD UP Clerk Demanded a Part of the Premiums Paid Companies. Teachers Claim (o Have Been Held Up for $300 and $500 to Secure Positions. MEDICAL STUDENT MISSING. Specifically, Mr. Smith alleges in his , 1 JONATHAN EDWARDS HONORED. Kansas City, Oct. 7.-M. G. Jones, clerk of the board of education in Kansas City, Kan., admitted last night at the regular meeting of the board, having received a part of the premiums paid insurance companies for Insuring the various school buildings of that city against Are. Jones's confession was the rosult of an Investigation growing out of complaints of insurance agents who represented that they were being held up by the clerk. JoncB, however, in his confession, stated that tho money was given him without his solicitation, and that he felt that he had a perfect right to accept it. Ho referred to tho money given him as a gratuity, not graft. Tho finance committees will further investigate the matter, and tho board will ueclde later what will be done. The Insurance men who complained were G. F. Morrison and W. B. Griffith both of whom represent various companies. They represented that it has answer to the suit'ol the New York i Yale, Andover and Harford Celebrate for several" years been Impossible to oecurtty and Trust Company that the Double Centenary of'BlfttC Insure a school building ln Kansas Bethlehem Steel Company's works, " City, Kan., without allowing a certain noiindre than $7,200,(*uO to $10.000,00.0.! .*>T �ct' ^ P� cent of the premiums o go to the Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 7.-Bartholomew .�us brought into the United States ).ratlI�,ns.wel,� hi!,l(! today at Yale, at c]er|. O'Brien, a young trained nurse and shipbuilding Company oh the basis or lno HleoiOB clU , se'illna,ry, Tho board did very lltllo business Started Out for a Walk With $1,000 in His Pockets. night's tornado. Fifteen persons are I , J,hve TT fl*L,n '"^hr0^"?. ' mettcal'student of Chicago, who was $ilu,000;000, the -transaction being a�(' ">e AiKkjver seminary of the ,a3t n|gnt 0X<M t t0 lnvest,Kato ro. i n,,�o | Sullivan, a foreman of the'Rock Is-, on nls ,way tl.om Chicago to New. York, fraudlent and: to the great Injury of ^"V,"" """J\lf.sua ry.�r i^JlirB,, , ported bopdle stories. ~ reported injured, three seriously.! ?u'lA",u"U lu,cmtuI "L, lu� ""^ ""i rlco for a "��ro acbo�> south of Alicevllle are also reported ln the camn bul only fcrty 0CCUPy^the clty � Mr> &mith further charges that the ^T\,2X0^^,Zla slt0 ln Armourdale, and Frank Camp- t^have blown down P I ^"ere the lightning struck Only ^Brien arrived here from Chicago sharesVthat the shipbuilding company ^^f^^8 s^oJ0l l� bel1' * member ot tl,at 8amo cotnlnlL- | abou half of Lae ocupants of the tent; So,t^,rt,Rr inrai�.u iii mo rxi ceiVing the bonds and stock, became1 S .next month Stato Bttnk CamI>be11 Presented Presents the, American Case ;>X b,.- . Hague Tribunal. NO SUNDAY REGISTRATION. mills on ness. senior, counsel for the United States, reason of this, it Is claimed, the bonds Has Arrived hero from the Hague, hav- haye been fully paid and the receiver, infe^btVnlplettd his argument before the Mr. Smith, Is entituled to an offset for Venezulan arbitration.tribunal. Mc- $20;0uu,000. Veagh regards the situation of the It is also alleged that the persons case as satisfactory. Members of the acting as directors of the defendant court expressed satisfaction at the company were not qualified to act as American view of the exalted charac- such, not being bona fide holders of terijgfthe tribunal, as representing stock In the shipbuilding company, the modern idea- of humane adjust- The answer of Receiver Smith ment'i of international differences, In- next contends tha'l'.'Mr.''Schwab and that body of water out of busl- on botb sides of the Atlantic are be-l ^ of tne systGm to resor't to,hls associates, to further defraud the .1 � .coming interested in. tho matter 'force. . � defendant: cqmpany, conspired with TORNADO NEAR TOPEKA. Blows Down Houses and Barns But No One is Killed. It is known that after the death of Lord Pauricefote the appointment of Sir Michaeil Herbert was opposed by several well known New Yorkera,. and a prominent Englishwoman, then vis icing in America ar.<l wjio .was sup- ASSOCIATE JUSTICE NAMED. the directors of the company to insert � certain provisions, in the charter of ' the company, to enable them- to con- chock for $412. Campbell explained last night that ho sold the plumbing company a patent valve, and that he ... m - �.- _ . . ,, ., _ accepted tho check in payment of a Washington Postmaster, Heeding Pro- legitimate ,lubt. tests, Modifies Orcter. It is said that there are othor Washington, Oct 7.-No work In tho charges of rottonness on tho part of registration division of the city post- certain members of the board of edu- office' wiiill-be hereafter performed on cation, which will bo Inquired Into. Sunday. An order to that effect has Even the teachers, who receive the � been Issued by. Postmaster Merritt in "est positions there have complained ! compliance with a large number or that they have been hold up for from protests from clerks and religionists.' W00 to $500 before they wore assured ' The postmaster recently made the �' their places. . .Campbell 1b also registration of mail matter bperaitlvj charged with being mixed up ln a deal at all hours of tho day andi nilgth, in- ot this sort, which miscarried, and eluding. The outcry against this ac- W' B- Barnhart, presdent of the board, tion, so far as it related to the Sab sayB ho htts PT�^1 o� the accuracy ot bath, was so great that the practice the report. will be discontinued. Resolutions wero passed lost night Instructing tho finance committee to Topeka, Oct. 7.-A tornado struck posedl to have the ear of the, king, wbb last night at Bear Creek, a settlement enlisted on their side, and that it was twelve miles south of Topeka. Sev-1 only with great diHlculty that the eral farm houses and barns were de.! uing's consent was obtained to Sir stroyed, trees were blown down and Mtehael Herbert's appointment. : the corn shocks and hay stacks of the <yr Henry Howard tha Bri' Ish Mln- � tanners scattered all over the enlgh- lster at Tn8 Hague,'is reported to be. borbood. As far as can be learned no the king.s cholce for the post of anH lives were lost, but the ^telephone Uassador at WaBhingtoni. Lady How- wires are in such dilapltaded condi-!ard was formeriy Cecilia Rlggs of tion that tho exact facts are hard to; Washington. The next likeliest selec- outaln' _� � . / ' r tino Is Sir Arthur Nicholson, Britisa ,. . - - � ' minister to Morocco. nW, �r � a. It is well understood, however, that Kansas City, Mo, Oct. 7-A Star tba Wng may gQ outslde of the regu. i lar service. Wm. R. Pope Glven'a'Place on New trql its affairs and to acquire Its prop-; BOY DIES OF A BROKEN HEART, '"j"0 $l^J^nJ�A Mexico4 Bench. . erty at less than its true value. This! - | bollevod that something more sUrt- _ t _ ,' , �_ � ' Insertion in the charter of the ship-Washington, Oct. 7.-Attorney Gen- Du,ld|ng company provided, so the lUIClSONMtLCQi COL* M'GEE .IS DEAD. Bui �n� ,h,a<i.af<;OPHt1e^�Ce 1 *Y answer~clalms, enabled the holders of with the pwsldent at which it was de- b fl t te , a, meotings of the .elded to appoint William R. Pope ,as-. � y upon equal terms with the soclate justice of the supreme court -BhTohotde,( and thus elect three of of New Mexico. Pope was special tn directChrB of the company, counse for the government in the con- charges are also made that Mr. slderatlon of private land claims and Scnwabb cauBed the shipbuilding com-of the Philippine land cases and was ** otbor died years ago Kepllnger of tho Kansas City, Kan., ney"general. ' �ablln^ mV Schwab wd hS' ^ nvZ ,th8 P**1? ?ar?" fttV8 .upon ��ercanUle Club, wjho Is bere gathertaK - �- iassociates to acquired ot .'� MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE. 1 Ked Hkewtae thM Tr. Schwab to rear. th� ,cllilll/en a"d '/ P�s8lble boodling against the Kansas City board t i, � *,Tr-~ � " ' and "is assocTates S?ed fn collusion' flavve h'8 fatber tram tho death ^ of education, Professor; Sewtell. prln- Tells of the Sinking of the Steamer w]th a ,so caned re-organlzatton com-jalty' _ cl�aI 9* Emporia high school, is Kansas City Pioneer Passed Away Today at the Age of 88. Kansas City, Mcv. Oct. 7.-Col. Alien B. H. McGee died at his home here today, aged 88. He came to Kansas City in 1826 when the city of the city was a forest. In 1847 he^ built the Sac and Fox Indian agency here, and later engaged in the outfitting business. Among others he outfitted two# of General John C. Freemont's expe'l ditions. . Harpoon, 8ept. 17. mittee," caused the interest to be Watertown, N.i.Y., Oct. 7:-A dis-t withheld by refusing to permit the di. patch from Alexandria bay today rectors to meet, whereby funds sayB: A bottle has sheen .found float- might have been Becured-.- from Bome ling in the St. Lawrence river near other sources, tci meet the outstand- nere containing a message which ing obligations. reads as follows: "Longpoint Lake, In conclusion, it is claimed that tho Sept 17, 1901. Steamer Harpoon mortgage is not a Hen upon the de-sinking, seven feet of water in hold, fendant or Mr; Smith as receiver, as (Signed.) "CAPTAIN." the law regulating mortgages on chat-The bottle was badly chipped giv- tels was not complied with in the ing evidence of a long voyage. various states wherein the shlpbulld- b : �� ,. .-- 'Ing company owns property, and that Bi;A EUGENE FIELD MEMORIAL. - it is therefore void and unlawful. Schoof-Xhildren .of 8t, Joseph May , Automobile Run In New Ylrk. FORMER SENATOR IS INJURED.. x*. .m ^. K Hum MTtjnr ��!^.>a>)^3n^�i- wis*,: STRIKE DELAYS CATALOGUES Locko^ui of Press Feeders at Chicago i Having Serious Result*.' ' Uhicwtv OKU 7.7TjThe strike ai lockoutfofj the p ress.'feeders reBulti| fromHlfe refusal of.�tbj'ChJSaKO Tyi thetae, !the employers? assocKtlon grant the demands bt-,FrankM Union No. 4, for "open shop," Is beginning to affect certain lines of "rush" work and large business houses are hand! capped by inability to get out their catalogues on time. Raise a Monument Fund. St. Joseph, Ma, Oct. 7.-A move- New York, Oct. 7.--The automobile run to Pottslmrg, via Pine Hill and quoted today as saying: I was an applicant for a prlnclpal-, _ ., 8nlP laat summer and I was Informed Marlon Butler Struck By Stone tlial t COuld have tho Job for $300. I Thrown Through Car Window. turned down the proposition. A sec Richmond. Va., Oct 7.-General o"d proposition mas advanced. I turned Marlon C. Butler of South Carolina, It down without-learning what It was. formerly United States senator, was ' found out many things that were struck on the''head by a large stono rotten to the core and am willing to thrown into the Pullman car in which tell them before the grand jury." lie was- riding. He received a scalp Professor Sawtell says ho will go to wound and one of bis ears was nearly Kansas City next Friday to aid In the severed. His wounds was dressed on investigation, the car and he continued on his way home, telegraphing his physician to meet the train. There Is no clew to tho* thrower of tho stone. m�t ^beeTstSed to-have ^ �ffl&Sr^,^ �nfforthT XuSto tPherPmemo% Tm&$]?*�- , X^^^LTT" Fifcid. It is proposed to place the figure 1�e' S ' at |the head of Lover's lane, a suburo.- OC'OCK'  an} dijve leading northeast from the �, immortalized by .Field In verseJ'- AGAIN IT DIDN'T FLY. WeaCher Pfredlctlon. '.Usual Result Attends Effort to Launch Chicagp, Oct. 7.-Forecast until 8 the Lsngley Machine. f p. m., Thursday. For Kansas: Fair Wide, Water, Va* Oct. 7.-An unsuc-tonight and Thursday; cooler tonight, cessful attempt was made today to Variable winds. launch the Langley flying machine. IN TILLMAN'S DEFENSE. ARRESTED AT WHITE HOUSE. Witness Tells of Threat Made By Editor Gonzales. Lexington, S. C, Oct. 7.-Tho trial , , . . of J. H. Tillman was resumed today. Another Man Acta Queerly and is ^ nrHt w|tn0s8 cai(e(i by'the defense Taken Into Custody. ' . was T. D,' Mitchell, who lestlned that Wa�hlf/ston.' Oct. 7.--John Decker he had a conversation with -EMttor cf Norwich, Conn., who evidently, J�; a Oonaies relative to Tillman, rocft-mec.h{in)c about 44 years of ago, ing what he Cflcpiiales) had. said con-tercd the AVliite House soon after tho cerningthe defendant. The witness doors opened this morning. The of- said among other things: flclals 'thought from bis actions that "Ho said: 'I can ship his face and ho was a crank and arrested blm. He he would not resent It,' and bo said. v/rs not armed, and made no roelst- 'if ho ever bats his eyes at mo, I'll auce. Ho was turned .over to the po- (ill blm so full of lead that be will "Ico authorities. �over tote It off.'"

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