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Waterloo Times-Tribune, The (Newspaper) - January 4, 1911, Waterloo, Iowa ESTABLISHED 1879 THE WATERLOO WEDNESDAY JANUARY NEW SERIES NO 1634 4 S BAY SEARCH OF RUiNS AFTER HOURS OF FIGHTING REVEALED BUT TWO BODIES WILL HAVE TO GO ON RECORD FOR OR AGAINST SUCH PRACTICES ARTILLERY WITH GATLING GUNS CALLED Desperados Were Forced to the Roof by Flames but Continued to Shout Defiance Until ied in the Debris LONDON IS AROUSED Newspapers Demand More Effective Means of Dealing With Dis- pleased With Military Associated London Jan to he Daily Telegraph the police are jv possession of information con- a anarchist Slot which is regarded as one great activity The details are bsing kept secret London Jan London has been stirred battle waged today between anarchists on One side and hundreds of police and infantry from the tower and men on the other How many of the band took part in the en- gagement which was in and around a barricaded house in Sid ney street in the East End is not definitely known but so far after a the burned structure tions of bodies have been dis- remains consist of the trunk and part of the head of one snan and a few charred bones of an- other tie opinion that the two alone for many hours held the police and military at bay Thousands flocking all parts of London witnessed a thrilling tacle a steady rain of flashes or fire from the dow's the house in flames and finally the men on the roof shouting defiance and the seething mass be- low A police sergeant searching for the burglars who a few nights ago killed four policemen was reconnoitering around the Sidney street den in the early hours of the morning Suddenly a shot was fired and the sergeant fell a bullet through his lungs A call for the police was sounded and the entire neighborhood was cordoned People were driven from their houses and a pitched battle began between those fortressed in the house and hundreds of police The Scots Guards from the tower were hastily ed to the scene and later a battery of artillery with gattling guns came at the double quick Their pieces were placed in position but they did not open fire Set House Afire A steady stream of bullets played between the contending forces and guardsmen took up sheltered tions firing volley after volley into the house Piles of straw were cast in all directions and lighted in the hope that the desperadoes would be smoked out- At last sparks were ob- served shooting from tie windows companied by clouds of smoke here and there of flames Firemen threw water on the adjoining tures Soon the strains against the stronghold of the adoes which was now burning Driven from Hie lower floor tie made their way to the roof where it seemed to the watching sands several forms could be amid the driving smoke Then the roof collapsed and with it the men A search of the besieged house after the ruins had cooled revealed in a cupboard a large number of what to be meal dynamite bombs in an unfinished stage Several Injured At present there is no evidence that the house had any other occupants than the two whose bodies were found Several other police and ilians received minor injuries Two families who occupied the lower floors of the wrecked building were ay the police before the ing began but they professed to know of how the desperadoes 2d access to the house Later they appeared to have been in the rooms at a Russian woman Bessie Gershon who is under arrest with against whom however no charge has been made An immense crowd of sightseers in- vested the neighborhood until late night Not since the news of the British of the opening of the South campaign has the country been so aroused as by today's scenes call londly for more means of dealing with the growing terrors of alien immigration doubt being held the doos who fell today were anarchists Police officials show aggravation at the calling out of the soldiers They express confidence that they could have handled the affair without the military WILL BE USED IN FUTURE CAMPAIGNS Forcible Illustration for the Direct Election of United States Pledged to Oppose Lorimer TO ACT IN HARMONY WITH THE DENEEN FACTION IN ILLINOIS DEMOCRATS HOLD K BALANCE OF POWER May Result in Another Coalition of Democrats and Lee O'Neill Browne First to Suggest Repetition By Clyde H Tavenner Special Washington Correspondent Washington Jan the en- tire country looking on each dual member of the United States senate will soon have to go on record either for or against Every senator who votes for merism will have that vote charged up to his record When he comes up for re-election to the senate of if he ever runs for any other elective position his opponent will be sure to point to the Lorimer and to urge it as a good reason why the ple should retire him to private life Every senator knows this as well as does the writer Those members who are against and all that it stands for are glad to have the opportunity to go on record But those senators who for any reason feel bound to rote for Lorimer are ing The entire matter is very ing to them They hope some way may be found or invented so that a direct vote may he avoided Indications are however that the Lorimer senators will have to step out before the people of nation and show where they stand The fight against Lorimer will by a motion that Lorimer is not entitled to his seat and as suci a motion is privileged it can be disposed only by a majority vote The public should how their senators vote It only happens now and then that senators are forced into a tier must reveal their true colors and the people ought to take advantage of such op- The vote on the Lorimer report may be considered a thermo- on tie proposition of meter registering every senator's ing politics in general and tie tion of United States senators in clean and wholesome It is hoped the senators wio are making suci a courageous fight to prevent tie adoption of the Lorimer report will guide proceedings In the for a Constitutional amendment to senate so that the resolution providing elect senators by a direct vote may be brought before the senate while tie Larimer case is pending so that both may be discussed at tie sanie time and the bearing of one upon the other clearly demonstrated Nothing could more forcibly illustrate the need of direct election of senators than the corruption and jugglery by which Boss Lorimer A progressive is authority for the statement that not fewer than thirty senators are against permitting imer to remain a member of the ate This is far from a majority but the number is large enough to assure a tremendous battle before the case is disposed of LEADER Minority May Also Be Split into Two Factions as Result of Election of f tion May Bolt MIGHTY POPULAR IN CERTAIN CROWDS BODY OF AVIATOR HOXSEY CREMATED Ashes Turned Over to Mother Who Will Take Them to Nebraska to Mix in Grave of Husband Associated CaL Jan the shadow of the mountain heights which he had blithely scaled on the wings of the wind the last words were said today over the body of Arch Hoxsey who fell to his death at the aviation field last Saturday Hundreds attended the funeral The body was cremated The ashes were laid in the custody of the dead tor's mother Mrs Minnie C Hoxsey who will take them to braska and there mis them in the earth that covers the grave of her husband BODY OF MISSING CHICAGO BOY POUND Believed to Have Shot Himself and Crawled Under Old Mattress and Died Associated Jan a bullet wound in his head the body of year-old Antone Wisniewski who has been missing since November 19 was j found today in the basement of a i building a few doors from the home The body was hidden under an old mattress and was badly mutilated The police are inclined to believe that the boy shot himself while playing with a revolver crawled under the old tress and died Jan can conference broke up in a row tonight when sixteen leff adherents walked out of the old supreme court room declaring they were dissatisfied and considerably angered at what they term the ed insincerity of the administration Ten minutes later Chairman West of the central com- called the republican house caucus to order in the same room Sixty-five republicans responded to their names on Toll call The number is an even dozen short of a tional majority necessary to elect a presiding officer of the house With sixty-five republicans holding out in one faction sixteen Shurtleff adherents standing firm in another one member refusing to take a stand with either republican faction and sixty-eight democrats holding the fort on the minority side there appears to be no immediate prospects of the general assembly electing a speaker With the refusal of the Shurtleff faction to participate In the house all hope of a peaceful ment of the speakership controversy is lost What will happen next seems yond the range of speculation There is a strong suspicion that another coalition of democratic and can votes rivalling that of two years ago will organize the house Lee O'Neil Browne minority leader two years ago was the first member to suggest a repetition of the in this session New Minority Leader George W Alschuler of Aurora was tonight selected minority leader of the house Alschuler received 35 votes George W English of Vienna his nearest competitor was given 22 Although the new minority leader was given a complimentary mous vote before the caucus ed rumors of a revolt by the English faction are rife Men close to the said the English followers are preparing to bolt tomorrow when the house convenes to ballot upon the im- portant matter of speakership The democratic caucus was called to order by Chairman Boeschenstein of the democratic state committee George L McConnell of Chicago was elected chairman The republican house caucus ad- until nine tomorrow morning without taking a vote on the ship The people say they will not go into the caucus unless Representatives King and Wilson are eliminated as candidates GALLAGHER DECLARED SANE BY JURYMEN Will Stand Trial at Once for ing With Intent to Kill liam H Associated New York Jan J lagher the disgruntled employe of the city who shot Mayor Gaynor last gust in Hoboken was declared sane tonight by a jury in the supreme court at Jersey City Gallagher therefore will go to trial tomorrow in the same court on the indictment charging him with shooting with intent to kill Win H Edwards commissioner of the street cleaning of New York Gallagher has not been indicted for his attack on Mayor Gaynor the to await the outcome of the mayor's wound for a full year and a day allowed by the statute be- fore pressing the charge BRANDENBURG TO JAIL COMMISSION ADOPTED Associated Rock Island Jan and voted for the commission form of municipal government at a special election today 3 against The feature of The campaign was the light of the liquor interests against the change FROM BALL Associated Chicago Jan charity ball the most important social occasion of the season an anual event since was held tonight at the Auditorium theatre It is estimated that was raised This will be apportioned among five hospitals and toe Visiting Nurses Held on Indictment Charging Forgery in Second Degree Associated New York Jan denburg the who was arrested in Hoboken last Sunday as a tive from justice was committed to the Tombs today to await trial on an in- charging forgery in the cond He was unable to j nish bail j Brandenburg is accused of passing j worthless check for on a j ing firm j WILL PROBABLY NAME MAY BE EFT VACANT GARY IN Will Become Chief of the Largest Cor- in the Not Associated New York Jail E Cor- ey president of the United States Steel Corporation resigned today It is likely that he will hare no sor His resignation was announced late this afternoon by Elbert H Gary chairman of the finance committee of the corporation to take effect at the pleasure of the directors He ried with him the best wishes of all connected with the corporation says the statement issued and he leaves with a feeling of loyalty to and ship for the corporation and all its in- but nothing is said as to his plans for the future The first the United States Seel Corporation was Charles M Schwab who following his nation became president of the hem Steel company Corey has ed seven years Something like a year ago the ers of the chairman of the finance committee and of a chairman of the board of directors both of which Gary is were enlarged not only administrative affairs tion but the the executive management president is named therefore or another chairman Gary he becomes chief ity over all provinces of the largest corporation In the world So far as learned Corey was not in town tonight Associated and probably pre- ceded by snow Wednesday Thursday high west to northwest winds and somewhat warmer Wednesday Thursday fair high west and northwest winds Wednesday I er in the west portion Thursday fair s Wednesday except j probably snow in extreme north tion somewhat wanner Thursday fair high south winds Shifting to the west and northwest City Cur High Low Boston 54 52 24 20 New 50 48 New Orleans 32 36 30 Chicago 9 13 4 Detroit 12 18 14 Omaha 2 4 -14 St -S -22 Helena 34 36 -10 San Francisco 46 Winnipeg 2 2 -36 FEDERALS LOSE MANY Rout in Western Dead Furnished by Buchanan Optical Co below at a m Minimum 5 below at p m FIRE STARTED DURING NEW YEAR'S CELEBRATION Those Who Escaped Death by ing or Suffocation Were led on by Frantic People Associated Jan the routed from their hold west of here the government is about to attempt of the country ease of here commonly called the district General Luque arrived here today with 500 troops An estimate of the dead in the Chihuahua campaign numbers 105 It does not include the unmarried dead Associated Mexico City Jan fire and pan- ic which occurred while a New Year religious celebration was in progress in a church on a hacienda near San Luis Potosi cost the lives of seventeen and serious injury to more than ty chiefly women and children News of the disaster reached here today The victims were workmen employed on the hacienda and members of their families The church which small was packed to its utmost capacity A i candle fell from its socket and ignited I a quantity of dry moss with which the building was decorated j The flames spread quietly to all parts of the interior Of those who escaped death by ing or suffocating many were or injured by being trampled on in the frantic rush to escape through a row entrance ADVOCATES ELECTION OF DENT FOR SIX UNWRITTEN LAW Also Favors Lengthening of Term of Congressmen to Three Would Change Date of ion and Inauguration tBy Associated Washington Jan extension of ice presidential and congressional terms of office is favored by Champ Clark of Missouri who probably will be speaker of lie next house I am in favor of amending the con- saiu Clark today so as to elect the president for one term of six years and make him forever ineligible for re-election because every time that there is a president ly popular a lot of Fools him for for a third term For more than one hundred years it has been part of the unwritten law of the land that a president shall serve two terms and no more and to treak down that unwritten law now would be exceedingly dangerous Therefore I am in favor now of fixing it so it cannot be broken If the presidential term is made six years 1 am in favor of making the term of congress three years instead of two Then the states falling into that rule would have an election every three years Clark also favors electing both the president and representatives on the last Monday of August and of ating the president and members of congress on the first Monday in Octo- ber PUERTO CORTEZ WILL SOON BE CAPTURED President Davilla Has Only Small Force of Troops While Are Strong SUPREME COURT DECIDES THAT FEDERAL COURTS HAD NO JURISDICTION STATE COURT WAS PROPER TRIBUNAL Decision of Supreme Court Dealt ai Length With the Act of Con- gress Under Which in- Was Brought By Washington D C Jan the decision the supreme court of the United Slates today decided the federal government could not tain tlie Panama Canal bel Suit against the Press Publishing company of Xew York in the federal court of New York The court ed the decision the circuit court of the United States for tie southern dis- of Xew York which hud ed the indictment in effect the decision was that the federal court had no jurisdiction over the alleged offense because tile case might have been brought in the state court The ruling of the court today dealt entirely with the act of congress iii under which the indictment was brought The effect of this act was to incorporate criminal laws of al states in force on July 1 into a federal statute and to make them plicable to federal reservations within the various states Among state laws was the New York libel law The court through Chief Justice White stated that while the statute left no doubt where the act done on reservations which were expressly aurt punished as crimes by law of tie United States that law dominant and controlling yet on iha other hand where no law ai United States that had expressly vided for tie punishment of committed on reservations all acts done on such reservations which were made criminal the in several states were left to he punished under the applicable statutes PREDICTED OPPOSITION WAS NOT MADE MANIFEST Will Be Re-elected by Legislature on January Was Made Unanimous Associated St Paul Jan a caucus of the republican members of the state tonight Senator Moses B Clapp unanimously endorsed as his party's candidate to succeed self in the United States senate This action insures Clapp's re-election The predicted opposition to Clapp was not made manifest There was nearly a full representation of tbo republican legislative members at Oie caucus and not a discordant note was sounded Clapp's name was presented by ator J N Hackney of St Paul and twelve members seconded the tion Clapp who was in the capital at the time was presented to the and given an ovation Clapp will be elected January 17 COUNSEL ATTACKS THE COURT i HORSE AND TRUCK KILL MORE THAN AUTO GOVERNMENT WINS Representative H W Grout leaves today to take his seat at the opening the Stats Eau Claire Citizens Must Answer to Defraud Charges Washington D C Jan today a hard fought con- test when the supreme court of the United States held that James T ber and Sumner G Moone prominent citizens of must answer ther to the charges of conspiracy to defraud the government out of timber land in Idaho The lower court Imd dismissed the indictment against them because of the statute ot limitations Also Exceeded Trolley Cars in ber of Fatal Accidents on Streets of New York Associated Mobile Ala Jan the city of Puerto Cortez is in imminent ger of being captured by the an revolutionists under former dent Bonilla and General Lee mas is evident from the information contained in a letter today by Dr R S of the ed States marine hospital service who is in close touch with the conditions in the Central American republic The letter the authorities be- lieve the city will be captured by as Davilla has five hundred soldiers Alleges Duchess de Praslin Had Too Much Influence With tha Magistrate By Associated Tours France Jan Bernard arguing today for the acquittal oJ Count charged with swindling the Duchess attacked the magistracy for refusing to admit the prisoner to bail claiming that the court had been influenced by the wishes of the duchess whose sole object he said was to regain her letters from by as was shown by her withdrawal from the case as soon as she was sured that the missives would be re- turned Judgment in the case will be ed January 14 Associated York Jan usual Hie horse awl truck killed more persons in he streets of Now York year than the automobile or trolley cars The report of the Highway tive society of 1910 today shows for the last year persons were killed by wagons 114 by trolley cars and 104 by automobiles The list of injured runs inversely By automobiles 931 persons were in- jured by trolley cars 607 and by wa- gon 105 MULTIPLEX TELEPHONE WORKS Washington D C -Ian Allen chief signal officer of the army today announced as a result of the recent experiments by trie signal corps a multiplex telephony is now practicable whereby several dent conversations may be carried on simultaneously over the of a circuit WAGE ADVANCES IS PENNSYLVANIA'S PLEA SEARCH FOR BANDITS Ogden Utah Jan on the theory that the two masked men who held up the Southern Pacific's Overland Limited at Rees early day are hiding in this every rooming house is boing Five suspects were arrested early this evening Counsel for Railroads Files Brief With the Commerce Commission ting Forth Its Associated Washington D C Jan advances aggregating an- the asserted necessity for an- increased income in order to meet the public demand for improved and ex- tended facilities were the principal ar- of Pennsylvania line of burg in support of their proposed in- crease in class freight rates Those arguments were set forth in a brief filed with the commerce mission by counsel for the roads j
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