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Hutchinson News (Newspaper) - October 9, 1903, Hutchinson, Kansas WOL. XVIII. HUTCHINSON, KANSAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9, 1903. i'P.-:- No. 245. NEW YORK IS FLOODED TO SETTLE WITH TURKEY. More Than Six Incites of Rain in Twenty�Four Hours. Trolley Traffic Interuptetf or Suspended All Over Man* hatlan Island. A FOOT DEEP IN WALL STREET The Bronx District puffers Most Severely. The Flood Record is Passed and the Water is Still Pouring Down Hard. , WORKING Our Ships will.Sify > Beirut Until all AccoVinta"a'rc''~Adjusted, Washington, Oct.. D^-Constantlnople dispatches say United .States Minister Lelsbman has rente'dja^Palace at Gop> stanUnople, and Is BupppSefl'to.be expecting the elevatlonvqiifthe 'Amer.IcBji post at the Turkish capital-to an ambassadorship. The American .minis-, ter at Constantinople has-been*, at-a Thai Is Ihc Waller With Cotuilff disadvantage because of.inferior, rank' to that of the representatives'of. other world powers. The "sultan is>said.i.to have objected to the eleventlom of "the Turkish minister In this countr.y?to, an ambassador, however; -because, of the marked increase which' would result In the expense of maintaining an. ofli-cial establishment, in .-Washington! Since the return to Washington, of Mr. Hay, the secretary of the state, and his resumption of his duties it lias become apparent that there 1b no Immediate intention of withdrawing our ships from the port of Beirut, in spite of the pointed suggestions in this connection made by the porte. The porte will also be reminded at this time of numerous other unfulfill ed promises which it has made in connection with the. licensing of professional men who are graduates of American institutions. Although it Is improbable that our minister will say In so many words that our ships -will remain until our wishes are complied with, yet his answer to. the request for the withdrawal Of our ships will partake of this effect: In the meantime the United States will proceed on the presumption that she is not going to have, trouble with the. Turks, and will show that country-that a nice arrangement, "can be made for out representative, to be raised Uo the rank New York, Oct. 9.-After twenty- of an ambassador; The-steps in this lour hours of pouring rain New York! direction will be so timed that they City and the adjacent country soffereu 'n,a mesure be in'commemoration �, bian Congress. Trying to Get the French Corti' paby to Divide lis Sale " Price. ROOSEVELT SAVS NOTHING But will Present the Whole Matter to Congress. WILL ASK UNCLE SAM For ection Against Floc** in the Future Along the Valleys of the Raging ,, KaW and the Muddy Missouri. NO PLAN IS PROPOSED Believed in Washington That the Deal,With Columbia will Yet Be Made. Washington, Oct. 9.-Although Secretary Hay has returned to Washington, the administration is not/ready, to make any move in the Isthmian oa-nal affair. It is waiting to see what the Colombian government has to .of- raining to be the record rainfall. Many trolley lines were either crippled or delayed, and In Newi York City a conduit containing seventy telegraph wires was so flooded as to disable all the wires, IMMORAL MUSIC. Prof. Penny Does Not Like Some of the Hymn Book Tunes. Topeka, Oct. 9.-"There are twenty-The heavy flood in the j Ave Immoral scings in the hymn book Bronx "damaged the packing houses used here at Washburn colege chap-of Swartzchild & Sulzberger. Swift *"el.". was the sensational element �Co., and Nelson Morris & Co., and a j Tifle by Prof. G. B. Penny to the stu-portlon of the freight yards ot the dents at cnapel exercises. I do not New York Central are covered by , Tean that the Tw�rd1s ,ar? "f0^1; twelve feet of water. The watchman but the music. I lnc ude in this list Trcu8e�dUSht r6CUSe �f CalS' I tio's^raU^s^enttn po& fer, as it is generally understood .the Colombians Intend to make an effort Only a Recital of the Troubles Last June And an Appeal to the General Government to Find and Do the Right Thing. PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR CATHOLICS. /AVthblBHopSiya^Plan Would Satisfy v . ChurWlW Protestant*. ^ttcinna^ir^OTirS; Oct. 9.-Archbishop Wilu'am'-t"Jri�&ry Elder of this city, ;the.oldest"arc^plshotf of the Catholic church in this igoilntry, today made public a plan toft iJSjbflc schools which he.believes would'be acceptable to non-Catholics' and Catholics alike. "Would it satisfy the church If the ;Blble.,were;studied or read In the public schools by pupils and teachers?" he was asked. "The talk about the reading of the Bible is with many more than a shibboleth, a sort 6+ electioneering device," said be. "We believe In reading the Bible, but that is not all of religion." "What plan, then, would reconcile the two systems, satisfy the church, and yet not violate what is called the "American idea?" "One plan would lie to let the parents of the majority ot the pupils in any given school decide the nature and extent ot the religious Instruction to, be given in it. While this plan.would be better than the present, it would only be an approximation ot the correct plan. The true method, It seems to me; would bo to have a school where Catholics could go exclusively." HUBBY WdULDN'T KISS HER. DON'T MOVE Stay in Manchuria as if They Belonged There And Evidently Have No Intention to Abandon the Province. WAR RUMORS FROM COREA of a cleaning up of the"account be-�arly today from Bevere floods. Six 1 tween the two countries"and 1 the final and . twenty-four-hundreths Inches of showing to all the worldi^that for jain had fallen- in the twenty-four'once at-least Turkey and the,United , . _,, t , . . ,,j ,v1 states have no differences or unad-. hours ending at 9 a. m. today and 'M justed claima. is -still raining hard. . This Is believed , i--� 1 to repair sqme of their recent mis-- takes. Meanwhile it is the policy of the' Washington government to "sit tight." , ;tf , Mr.. Cromwell, attorney for the Panama Canal Compauy, called on the president today and discussed the situation. Mr. Cromwell has better Information from Bogota than our government is able to get from Minister Beaupre.The information in the hands of the Panama Company Is that ultimately a canal treaty with Colombia will be ratified. One plan now be fore the senate is that of allowing . . .. . , , , , , , , ' I the president of Colombia to ratify the in all parts of the city the cellars �,ot think, that words set-to such 1 treaty, or a new one similar in its ,,,, In many ce]- sic are insnirinir. or suitable for re-'. .-and sewers are flooded. In many eel- slc arc inspiring, or suitable for re-lars along North river there was loss Hs'ous exercises. March tunes 1 bo- ot goods. West street, In front of the 'lleve t0 be unobjectionable, but the downtown ferries to Jersey City and 1 dance music is out c\f place in a hymn Hoboken is flooded and passengers .are carried across in drays and growers' wagons. Trolley traffic at St. George Island book." Prof. Penny's "chapel talk" this morning was on the subject of music and he criticised most severely, some is completely lied up by the rush of �} the wo^ known gosel hymns. He water over the tracks between Staple-. ton and St. George. Water was two i.feet deep in South street at the New York side of Fulton street Brooklyn declared that they were very poor specmens of musical composition. This class cif music ho considered separate frcm the compositions which -zferry. I he termed "immoral." "God,be with passengers arriving on ferry boats You tin we Meet Asaln" Is one of the '; waded through water up to their knees 1 SCings w,uich Prof- Penny dislikes be-.:i-until dealers in Fulton "market built a'cau^elfot the Poor music.which goes ; bridge across the street. The bridge 1 ,,, , :.. �" " : '. blocked the street to truck traffic 1 ,whlle there is no definite intention rand a section of the bridge had to be' �f discontinuing the use of theihymh removed every few minutes to admit .';-of the passage of horse cars. Nassau street between Wall and Pine streets � is closed on account of washouts in \the middle of the street. Pedestrians l waded through a foot of water. The v-sldewalk at the corner of the sub-1 treasury building was ''undermined. Part of the dam across the Ramapo river near popun Lake, N. J., was washed out durftig tbe heavy rain . storm today, inundating the valley be low. A number of houses were flooded but there were no'fatalities. Many thousands of men and -women -were unable, to their places ' of :� business al at the chapel, there will probably bo more care used in selecting pieces for the morning services so that the waltzes, polkas, and two-steps will show signs of disuse; :-The college hymnal is probably no. different, from any other in that it'uootadns the so-called "Immoral" selections;- RICH FARMER'BUNCOED. owing to, washouts and landslides on railroads and . trolley . lines in New Jersey, Long-Island and Westchester county. The New York branch of the Brie railroad was reported to be en- Gives Brid* Money, G�?ts License and . Finds Swindler -Gone. Sringfleld, 111/ Octf''&.l-^Peter Myers, aged 70 years; a"wealthy retired far-reach mer :living at Chatham, this 'county, today j was buncoed on a" wedding arraiige- terms, under certain conditions. Mj, Cromwell told the president toda; that the treaty has not been rejected-that the Colombian congress will proj bably take some action before Its ail journment toward the last of thii month, and that this action will be such as will admit of an understanding between this country and Colombia and the construction of tho canal by t,he Panama route. It Is understood that the president while listening atentlvoly to the statements of Mr. Cromwell, did not indicate what his line of policy would be. It can be said that the president will discuss the matter fully in bis message to the regular session of congress^; Before that time, unless .the conditions should change materially no authorized statement will be made concerning the question. Meanwhile there are Indications that the Panama Canal Company ;|s getting ready to. "divide" with Coloni-(bia. The inwardness of the difficulty at Bogota has been the desire of .tile Colombian politicians to get the- credit qf mulcting somebody out otfja large sum of money for the canal. They found they �iouldn't work "Uncle Sam, and,so. they have been hot after the Frenchmen. At . first tbfey demanded half of the whole $40,0dp,-000 the canal company is to get, Abjut Kansas City,/Oct. 0.-The River Im provetnent C^WjWslh called to take actio* looking to .p#iffentlon of floods In the Kaw and Missourlr river valleys, did not decide on any plan or policy except to ask aid of the federal government. Governor Bailey of Kansas was chairman. Speeches were made by Senator Cockrell, Senator Burton, Congressmen Miller and Campbell an-1 a number of Missouri and Kansas statesmen. The following resolutions mere adopted and are tne,-result of/the' convention: -. Whereas the entire Kansas river valley, the cities along Its banks and' the great cities at the mouth of that river that have recently suffered from one of the most disasterous floods in the history of the country in which many lives were lost and property to the value of ?20,000,000 was destroyed,'' the commeroe of the two great states serlouBly Impaired, and hundreds of milcB of railroad track torn up and washed; away, resulting in untold injury to the commerce of. tho entire country, the but' - -ittes threatene heir people with pesrtteice;v"there fore, be it ^ ,. ' > ' Resolved, By the people of Missouri and Kansas, in commercial convention Ssselhbled, that the Congress of the United States be respectfully requested to consider as speedily as possible, tho existing cendition of the Kaw river and the Missouri river into which sediment empties, and to authorize and provide for a thorough inquiry and examination Into the said existing conditions to ascertain and determine the most practicable and effective measures for the prevention of any recurrence of such disasters and the inter h;u[>llon_qf Interstate commerce,'duly, "^considering the fact of the storage of water for flood prevention, and to provide the ways, and means necessary to accomplish the object desired; -Resolved, That the Missouri river Is one of the natural highways of com merce and that the Congress of the U-nlted. States should enact such special legislation, as it shall deem neces- It Nevar Happaned Before, So Mrs. �Brawn Asked for His Arrsst. Chicago, Oct. 9.-Between sobs Mrs. Paul Drown, of South Chicago, appealed to Justice Callahan in the South Cbk*#> police court far warrant for, her husband's arrest, because he refused to kiss her. "Judge, he not,only refused to kiss me when he came home, but he neglected to say^ ^Cfcopd evening.' I believe that his love' Is, waning, and I want hlnTarreated," said Mrs. Drown. Then, aftar^'nioro sobs: "I would not have reached this conclusion if it was not for'the fact that in the flvo years th�t',wi;;have been married this Is the first-time he had failed to klstf me when he came borne evenings." ''Your husband loves you yet, no 'dj^bt/yiAriswered' the justice, " and ypti: have ''perhaps' misjudged hla actions. It would be better to go home and give him another trial before you have the warrant sworn out." Mrs. Drpwn dried her eyes and left for home to . .give hubby another chance Japanese Squadron Said to be Hanging Around And Russian War Ships Are Said to Have Their War Paint On. New Chwang, Manchuria, Oct. .9.- The Russians are taking no steps to restore the government of New Chwang to the Chinese. On the contrary they are hastening the erection of extensive government buildings and have added another gunboat to the naval force here. Reports from Northern Manchuria indicate that no movement has been made toward the evacuation of that terrltox-y and Russian offlclaiB are discussing the permanent occupation ot points now held as being the settled policy of their government, TO RACE ACROSS OCEAN. GOLD STANDARD FOR CH|NA, President Roosevelt Will Send a1 Marl _____ to Urge Its Adoption. *' "Washington,"Oct 9.-The president ^.Tum,� u,i..v, I received a call from the'members of the bus ness qftfifttfffijUBftt^^ Commis- eatened wlth-Tie^H^on amlT^on who were presenteo by Secre. tnry Hay. Secretary Shaw was also present.' " The "commission" returned fni^n an^extendjed, trip, to Europe, where'.!!'was iri conference with the financial authorities of several governments, .with a yiew to arranging a fcbmmon baslsof money exchange. The Verbal report.ot the commission indicates that Its mission was reasonably successful. .The formal report of the commission 'Will bo submitted later to congress. It will take the same recommendations as to necessary legislation to carry Into effect the tentative agreements reached by the com-m!�!qn-With.:the foreign governments. J At the'"conference' with' the: president it was decided that Professor J. W. Jenks,, of the commission, should proceed1'-to�"'China to lay before the/ Chinese government a recommendation that it adopt the gold exchange standard.- ;He will sail for China about October 25. -.- .'- . ., . .. sary to protecfy�ncl pneBqrve the Chan nel.of.said river^ljfr.jthe purposes of a highway; -'irv; - '- ' 1 Resolved, That,' thVj'.senatoYs . and representatives in Congress from thfe' merit here today'by a woman who\ said her name' was Annie Smith. Myers met the -woman this morning and was smitten. He proposed marriage and she accepted. Tho two came it is well known they would gladly � states of Missouri arid' Kansas be earO take much less. i; estly requested to use their influence A government. official, who Is 'per- ttnd. axert their utmost efforts to se UaM'/tlM? best informed man in w�sh-,:cure such action by Congress as is ington as to the canal situationJei- pfayed for herein eepJ^g.'Mri Crojmw.ell, said todayVlie1 -- had reason' to believe the �Freriep.hieri | ?"THE JOKE IS ON ME, FLEET TO STAY AT BEIRUT. tirely tied up. Hundreds of tons of to.Ihe.courthcmse^and Myers""atlie! would"give w "tw'oVtt^ or'lSwy _ had been waRhert into I reatieat of -Hio ~n Jaalonej J^mJlllon�/iii ,?fd^. to get the treaty | So Said the ^ United States' "ships .withdrawn
v. a Fu"ny St0ry' t\i%ty Vll*T^ "8 mlsU' ,11 tMa]r,en'1Conn" 0ct' 9--When |(leartment la DQt yet uy to ask the ?.�_wo/k:?uttha!: the5r wo"1(J set noth-. J_&m^J- * l?od, a. beggar who poseu' navy department that they be ordered from Beirut, but no orders have been issued .to that effect and tho state ing at all. CASTLE DESIGNS. as deaf and 'lumb, was arrested a1 elsewhere. 4lay. The storm was general through-1 out Saratoga -county.'' Ali; streams In thii vicinity are'at'flood height. RUMORS OF WAR, A Japanese Squadron and Russian BLOWN UP WITH DYNAMITE. It is Supposed Constable McCojA^1'* Enemies Pld the Job.'' Joplin, Mb., Oct. '5i-^he heme of Officer McCcnnel, a constable hear War Ships are Acting very Hostile. ! here, was blown .UR: by dynamite by New York, Oct. 9.-A dispatch to enemies during the night. McCon-the Herald direct from I Pprt 'Hfrthur, nell's two ltttiepehildren were hurt, says, under Thursdays date: %:Jap^.but the other ;�emberB'of the family anese squadron is maneuvering :'oB; escaped injuryjjTJne side ot the house Corea. The Russian fleet is hero ready. It is lying with steam ,t}p ahd:: vessels are painted as in wartune' style.- It is denied here from highest quarters that Japanese are landing troops." was torn conifiejely , away and the heme is a wreck.' MAConnell Is the enemy of the;';tough ewment-because ho has made' so maihy arrest. Sam Maus was arrested' this morning on auapicion. week ago, he stolidly declined to be' Unless some change occurs In the trapped by the police into a revolatton ] situation' In Turkey the ships at Bel- _ lot' his shamming. ..; rut will'remain, and only the Machlas �A.-.rfi.A.<-f DoaT^OMU-. rj.Dartm.nt' At the cell Flood was.Introduced to will be sent with Consul General Skin-Auditor of Post .Office .Department Turnkey l<)w1b chldsey, .who hbl(i.s the ! ner to Abyssinia, Quit to Go Into Private Business.. sUle chmnpicrashlp as a practical jok-Washington, Oct. 9.-H. A. Castle, er and funny story teller, 'When-Flood auditor of the postofflce department was in bis cell Turnkey Chidaey'vis-has resigned to take up private busi- ited hint and related hla funniest story, ness, the.resignation effective when At first Flood smiled, then he snick 'successor. Is appointed.: It develops eredV At last he could not resiBt'the ) Des Moines, Oct. 9,-Tho Rev. (X W. that Castle tendered his resignation temptation to laugh heartily. Then Ve Goodrich of Alpha, la., Is anticipating last spring, but that when the investi- complimented Chldsey on the story tj,Q - nut-cracWng season with more gatlon of the postofflce department and told him another. Today Flood waa th'an" ordinary interest a� he is now affairs was began he withdrew it tem- brought back to the police court and CuTtthg his third aet of teeth. porarily at the request of Secretary sent;op for sixty days more as an im- -.*�-��- ..... Shaw. CUTTING HIS THIRD TEEJH. At Age of 92 an Iowa Clergyman Grows New Molars. postor. HOGS GET DRUNK. ANDREW JOHNSON'S HEIR, Wheat Soaked In Cider Fed anddaughter of the Dead Effect on an Ohio Farm.' Springfield, Ohio, Oct.9.-A farmer living-east cut this city placed, a half-bushel.'of wheat in a barrel ot cider to keep the cider frpm' turning ,haj|l AfCnH �kA> 1__.1 ,_____- ...... . president Inherits His Estate, Richmond, Va., Oct. 9.-A daughter born to Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J, Pat-terson, of Greenville, Tenn., last week After the barrel had been embtied of If the frand-<1au6hter of President An 4�e.;clder he dumped the soaked wheat lmW,J,^hn80D-, By the terms, ot the out. to- hla hoaa, The .pwkers Beem- S A its grandmother, Mrs. Martha J, ed.to enjoy it- and ate freely bu\ Patl?rs'i'l' who was the last daughter soon after partaking of the fomented' �p�'esldent--Johnson, the child be-grain they became uproariously drunk c, 8 ihe heir of the president's en-- - ' "'� tire and considerable estate. THE NEW ENGLISH CABINET !. Tho chM's father, Andrew J. Pai-_____ : terson.ls the only living grandson ot Now Has the Seals of Office and is Do- ''re?ident � Johnson. President Uleve-' Ina Business at'th. oirf tuH~A laI!d VPO'nted him United States coning Business at the Old Stand. 8U1 aeGeorgetown. British Quiau*. London, Oct 9.-The new 'cabinet ministers^have assumed theiri duties,; Uui.seals.: of office having been -ex-1 Earthquake In Missouri. ,�.- ^ . . -----m -.�.*.- , Nevada, Mo., Oct B.-Threo distinct changed hands at the , privy-fcouncll earthquake shocks were felt here ear-Eef'�eheldbyjClngBdward;at_(nck-;iy tcrJay. The movement was from Ingham palace this morning. , �west to east. No damage was don� Mr., Goodrich,:. ,'who Is In his ninety-third yearj;< has been prac-UciyUy..toothless for twenty years and fltst, realized the fact of his now teeth when, they commenced to crowd out the.;talBo ones; :< BORH wi-T.H POtlJiSET OF TEETH. V, V-,":"- �'!;!�, . :. -~ Kokomo Baby. Beglna Troubles With Dentist Early in Life. � Kokotnij', Ind., Qft. 9,-Fully matured leefu, upper and' iqwer seta, were .ex'iractrid.r'troih:;th'e mouth of a one-week-old baby,.bf'Charles Fuller here today. , TiSt�;reb'11.8'-w'aa born wltli fully develffied': teeth, which lacerated the robltth-on*d' tongue, necessitating immedfate.extra^tlon. One Shot, .the Other Stabbed. Ellis, Kansas, OH. 9.-As the result' of a quarrel at air early hour today P. Collns, ot Ogallali, Ksnsaa, was shot and a cook, known as "Sbortyi"'stabbed. Neither la believed; to, b'e dangerously wounded, although toe cook has disappeared. , J �i ; '. '� . -.0 .�;'-��'..;'� Miss' Folsom, of .New York, Says Count's Attentions Annoyed Her. Lenox, Mass,, Oct. 0.-Peter Grand, a dapper little Italian who has been a street figure, in Lenox throughout the season, was arrested on complaint ot Miss Winifred Folsom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George W. Folsom, of Now York, who charged him with annoying her. In court this morning jGrand told tho Judge that he was in love with Miss Folsom, and that he could not worki because Of his affection for her. He was held for the grand jury. � Grand came to Lenox about ayear ago and deposited a large sum of money which he has been drawing now and then, He claims to be a count. TURNED ON THE GAS. Kansas Man Kills Himself in a Lincoln Hotel for an Unknown Cause. Lincoln, Neb., Oct. 9.-T. F. Cot, whose home from an address found in a pass book which he carried, is sup posed to be at Greenleaf, Kan|, turned on the gas la his room at a local hotel here today and died two hours later. Cox did not regain consciousness and the reason for his act Is not known. He was evidently on bis way from Seattle,. Wash., to his home. He was about 40 years old. BURIED IN A CAVE. Six Italians Are Believed to Have Been Killed In a Pennsylvania Wr^ek. Greensburg, Pa, Oct- 9.-Six Italians at work with a steamshovel on the Pennsylvania Railroad Company's improvements at Bolivar, Pn., were to-daft burled in a cave and havo not yet been reached, it is believed all will idieV < Weather Predictions. Chicago, Oct9.-Weather prediction for Kansas.-Fair tonight and probably Saturday; rising temperature with, southerly winds, ^ � ' '� � ..' -)' �
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