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Humboldt County Republican (Newspaper) - November 4, 1904, Humboldt, Iowa All the News of the Past Seven Days HOME AND FOREIGN ITEMS News of the Industrial Personal and Political Happenings at Homo and The richest cargo ever carried by a steamer on the great lakes passed down the Detroit river on the steamer Northern The vessels composed exclusively copper ingots and is valued at Dan with a runner in raced a mile at Billings Mem in the fastest mile ever paced by a harness and about 05 years of were lulled by a Toledo Milwaukee train at Battle Their buggy was struck on a railroad Thursday was the anniversary of President Roosevelts He was 46 years Throughout the day no was in receipt of messages of congratula tion from friends in all parts of the He also received many per THE NEWS FROM ALL THE WORLD The hearing before the interstate commerce commission on the charges brought by William Randolph alleging collusion on the part of the coalcarrying railroad companies In fixing and maintaining the price at has been resumed in New Following the death of Irving 14 years from the eflects of a blow struck during a fist fight In Louis between the two Jos eph 13 years was arrested on a charge of Fred a general prisoner at Fort near serving a sentence for was shot and killed by Private Frank J Hilla while trying to Spontaneous combustion is believec to have caused a fire which did 000 damage at the Orange plant of the New Home Sewing Ma chine Ten thousand new machines were The powder house of Abbott in the suburbs of containing tons of powder and dyna was blown shaking the en tire city and blowing out windows and doors for cashier of the bank at which made an assign ment has been held to the grand jury for responsibility for the banks Fannie who shot and killed Milton her several weeks and was convicted in of involuntary manslaughter and sen tenced to two years In the peniten died at John an Independent coal mine owner and testifying in New York before the Interstate com merce commission in the case of Hearst against the coal carrying said V thatjis a result of his suffered a loss of more than In less than eight sonal William an oldtime led at his home in at he age of 67 For several years le played under Edwin Alexander a one egged and oneeyed was hanged at the jail in for the murder of his wife by shooting in their home at on Au gust Indicted at on the charge of embezzling of county furnished bond and was released from Joseph Martin and John of were killed at by falling 100 feet while at work on an Illinois Central railroad A Burlington passenger train struck an oil wagon which was crossing a street In The oil was thrown over the engine and catch ing The of Grand was burned to The stock firm of Walter Labaree has closed its offices In New The assets probably are between and with liabilities of Labaree had 70 branch extending all the way from To to New James accused by Presi dent Roosevelt of complicity In the postal a scathing questioning the presidents good One man was killed and two badly burned in a fire panic in a Chicago concert The asbestos curtain failed to as in the Iroquois hor Henry Joyce has been appointed receiver for the Knickerbocker Steam boat owners of the steamer General which burned last The New York subway system was formally per Rojestvensky arrived at with part of the Baltic He declared he thought he was attacked ty Japanese torpedo boats In the North and that was why the fleet opened He said no fishermen were Indications point to heavy exports of gold from this country to Paris and Berlin before the years One es timate places the amount at not less than The new Russian loan is believed to be the basis of the probable The Japanese have advanced to the village of which they cap tured after a long Russia and Great Britain have been brought to a deadlock by the report of Admiral justifying his firing upon the trawlers at Hull on the giound that he was attacked by tor pedo The time limit on the British demand for a promise of pun ishment expired without any answer from Russia beyond an expression that such a pledge cannot be givea under triennial general convention ol it Is crowded the which were given enthusiastic greetings by other thousands gathered at the various The subway cost and required the serv ices of men for four years In its The total length of track laid Is of which feet are under Rae on trial In Hart ford for the murder of her Japanese section hands on the North ern Pacific railroad in Montana have been sutnmouecl to return to Former Governor George Nash dropped dead in his bathroom at Co Charles of was asphyxiated by a defective coal Neil treasurer of the Malta Vita Food at Battle has He Is sup posed to have committed The steamer Mamlander sank in Pugct No lives were America will take Persia to task for the murder of an American of killed his wife with a club and then shot An explosion occurred in the mine at and between 40 and 00 miners were The cause of the explosion is Betting in New York is six to one on Near Prairie du masked highwaymen held up Willis Ellis and robbed him of in Three land buyers were held up by a masked woman near After searching their pockets and tak ing she let them While serving on the grand jury at Phillips droppad dead in the j ury It is reported that the Japanese op ened a desperate general attack on the eastern forts of the Keekwan north of Port the morning of and silenced the Russian bat i AT MERCIO IK WHICH AT LEAST TWENTYONE LIVES ARE ATTEMPT BEING MADE TO RECOVER BODIES FORCES OF OYAMA COMPEL RUS SIANS TO FALL BACK AFTER A VIGOROUS GOOLWEATHERHELPSTRADE NOT UP TO Affected Somewhat by the Condi tions RUSSIAN CASUALTIES IN RECENT FIGHTING Eight Hundred Officers and Men Wounded or Missing in Battle from October 0 to Positions of Armies the Episcopal which has been in session In Boston since October was ended with a public service in Trinity The next convention will be held in in In a fight with three Frank station agent for the Burlington road at Nebraska City killed one of his and was himself During the absence from home of the three sniall children of Jesse a welltodo farmer living near were burned to death In a fire which destroyed the The long drought in Texas has been broken by heavy Henry a was and John an had both legs broken explosion of a threshing engine on the farm of Hancer near Tlie Occidental Oriental steamship Doric has arrived in San Francisco from the bringing tons of the principal items being silks and the value of the first being The vessel also carried specie to the value of President Roosevelt directed the ap pointment of James Longstreet to be postmistress at Longstreet is the widow ft James Longstreet An the Invention of of San made an un announced flight over Louis and the worlds maneuvering under com plete control above the cheering crowds for an crossed the Mississippi river and alighted successfully ten miles from the starting treasurer of Meiggs who said he was robbed of on September 9 has been indicted for embezzling that Peter aged and his aged committed suicide near by lying down on the track In front of a clasped in each others The Pensnylvania Railroad com pany has placed an order for of which are to replace damaged and wornout cars on the lines east and west of Henry prominent for many years as a and one of Hie wealthiest men in central died in aged Frank of New won the championsip of the United States in the chess tournament at a cigarmaker of and four tramps wore killed in the wreck of a Wabash freight train at after having been put off the train three Ed the veteran driver and was thrown from a sulky at BlUings One leg was John a barber of Lewis died at niter II J3Jt of bay Crystal con fessed and was sent to prison for PERSONAL AND The president has accepted the res ignation of James associate justice of the supreme court of the Philippine Judge Cooper re signs on account of advancing Edward assistant post master in the New York city post has been named as the tempor ary successor of Postmaster Cornelius Van Judge Parkers programme and speaking itinerary until election day have been He will speak m three New New Jersey and Connecticut The state of Nevada has filed a claim against the United States in the United States court claims for advanced in aidof the federal government during the civil Toklo gives out an official report saying that bodies of Russians have been found since the battle near Great Britain has sent an urgent note to Russia regarding the attack of the Baltic fleet on the North sea fish ing and the people demand a full the cashiering of the guilty Russian naval officers and in A London enraged at the North sea attacked the Rus sian ambassador in a railway and the police threw a strong guard around his Dutch troops have captured Baoe in after sharp fighting The the dispatch lost 196 and the Dutch captured 20 and had three killed and 11 Viceroy Alexieff has published an im perial decree appointing Kuro patkin commanderinchief of all the land forces in the east andretaining Alexieff in the post of Field Marshal Oyama reports that the Japanese total casualties were of ficers and men at the battle of Shakhe The attack of the Russian Baltic fleet on the British fishing boats was delib according to a dispatch froma correspondent of the London Times In Message of the czar to King expressing regret for the action of the Baltic allays British ire to some but the crisis is not Rus sia has been unable to get a report from the commander of the Baltic fleet on the North sea The British protest has been received in Peters burg and is vigorous in its Russia and France both decline to accept President Roosevelts invitation to another peace conference at The Germany favors the confer A treaty of extradition has bsen con cluded bejweeii Belgium and A shell exploded the Russian It is announced from London that the crisis theatened in the relations of Great Britain and because of the North sea has been aver ted and a satisfactory settlement A proposition to refer the matter to a mixed court of inquiry has been and the inquiry will be held at The under the rules of The Hague The appoint ment arbitrators will be discussed be tween Ambassador BenckendorfE and Lord John Hernan says transportation tax is too heavy and a burden the Former Senator Schaumann urges Finns to organize against Russian op Captain of the may be called to umpire the trouble between Russia and The Russian losses at Shakhe were BOO officers and Nursing his dolls like a little James of a dwarf 3 feet 3 inches died at the age of 43 Ho practically was child all his The little town of is almost wiped out by A San Francisco man is making an airship for use of Japanese in Fire destroys much timbar near Thomas 10 years is stung to death by hornets near He was gathering pecons and Disturbed the Business reverses led Charles Peter ion of to shoot himself through the causing fatal in reports con firm the press dispatch of the cap ture of Waitao mountain by the Jap anese October adding that at ten oclock on the morning of October 28 the Japanese opened a vigorous fire against Waitao but stopped firing in the A strong force of Japanese assembled at Kangtajen shan and Russian guards holding the heights north of Pinniulupao have completely In other di jectlons an artillery duel occasionally Russian Saka haroff reports no general fighting Oc tober There was occasional can nonading along the whole but the Japanese fire was and the Russian casualties were insignifi The night of October 2829 was The general staff Saturday is sued a statement that the number of wounded and missing in the fighting which began October and New says Cooler weather has helped retail trade at the west and This is reflected in some reorder business from jobbers and whose while and better than last year at this is not entirely up to This is possibly due in a measure to the close proximity of which is credited in a few reports with holding back some The Industries give quite satisfactory iron In its cruder forms with active de mand at advancing Seasonable conditions help the coal but lack of water in the coke regions and the same trouble in eastern streams tends to restrict some manufacturing Collections as a whole are classed as being relatively best at the earnings for the first half of October will run over 6 per cent ahead of those of There still appear unmistakable signs that caution and conservatism have not lost their value as and that these qualities still weight the tendency toward opti mism noted in recently preceding Dun Weekly Review of Trade says Mild weather early in the week checked the distribution of sea sonable but had a permanent in facilitating the harvesting of cotton and late Subsequently the temperature restoring retail trade in wearing fuel and sim ilar products to greater activity than ended October totaled 800 officers and Positions of Armies Headquarters of Left Army in the Oct via Fu Oct positions of the armies are The Russians are continually searching the Japan ese lines with artillery firing night and seldom any reply from the The Japanese army is now working the Yentai digging enough coal for all military It is believed by mining experts that they can double the The gauge of the railway has been changed to Yentai and quan tities of supplies and ammunition are Czar Dissatisfied with received here from Harbin say that Viceroy Alexieff and his entire staff will leave Harbin They expect to arrive in Petersburg November TheRussian consul here says Alexieffs recall is clue to the need of his advice in fram ing new plans for the Manchurian Other including one confirm the reports from other quarters that Alexieffs recall is and that it is due to impe lial dissatisfaction with his was experienced a year Building operations are strengthening the markets for lumber and Man ufacturing plants are making steady particularly in the leading indus and it is significant that reluctance to do business has shifted from buyers to eliminating largely the con cessions in prices that prevented stabil Labor is unusually well judging by the official compilation of the In the iron and steel Indus try new cars and ships are requiring very large tonnage of and prac tically every department except steel rails has aroused from the dull and de pressed condition so long Failures this week numbered 233 In he United against 253 last nd 28 in compared with 15 a ear Comparative quiet prevails at the tcene of operations in the iombatants apparently being satisfied with their successes in minor engage ments but the weather having again become warm and the belief is general that an advance by the Rus sians will shortly A westbound Wisconsin Central pas senger train jumped the track near and six passengers wure severely hurt and a score of oth ers were It is now said that the Russian squadron fired on its own torpedo boats and thinking them An elevator at Buffalo collapses and sinks into the the minister ia operated upon for Boat Plant boat plant of the Plttsburg Coal at Browns near was de stroyed by fire early entail ing a loss of about While the fire was burning fagots set fire to the steamboat and al most suffocated several persons on including an unknown woman and her two The mother and her little ones were rescued from the craft by three men who placed them in a The fire on the boat was controlled before much damage had been The plant was de voted to the construction of barges and repairing TWIN CITY 29 1 3 3 53i live ex 2033lc Will Make More Parker will make several speeches next week in addition to those previously an Following the address he wil make at on Tuesdaj he will go to Jersey City the same night to make another He wil also address the mass meeting at Coope Union in New York city on Wednesday night owing to the fact that Cleve land will not speak S Hogs Declared Not th case of Former Probate Judge Franc against whom 12 indict ments were charging embez zlement of about from the stat and one of the indictment was tried The Jury Sat urday brought in a verdict of not guilt and all the indictments were noil pi eased except in four state CAUSED TWO tray Bullet Kills Woman and Her Friend Dies on Hearing of Fatal Accident Said to Have Been Due to Dust Explosion Some Esti mates Place Number of Victims as High as Rocky Mountain Coal and Iron companys mine at 40 miles west of was so badly wrecked the explosion which occurred that rescuers have not yet succeeded in penetrating to the point where the miners were Estimates of the number of men in the mine vary from 20 to They are mainly for The mine companys officials have no record of the number work though it is known that only 21 men went down into the mine Friday According to reports which have not been many more vent into the mine in the It is regarded as certain that of those who were in the yiine when the explosion occurred are now Company officials deny that there were more than 21 men in the mine at the time of the but miners have estimated the number of missing men at The mine is a sloping over feet Rescuers entered the slope as far as room which is 200 leet the mouth of the They succeeded in reaching this point only after most dangerous and after crawling through many narrow At this point they encountered a solid wall of rock that had fallen from above and closed the Room where most of the miners are supposed to have been is GOO feet from the mouth of or 400 feet beyond the point the rescuers Dust Explosion Causes Coroner Sipe has begun an in quiry into the The report that 60 men were in the mine at the time of the explosion is said the after visiting the scene of the accident I believe there are 21 entombed in the and that all are I think the explosion which caused the roof of the mine to cave in was a dust The mine Is well without artificial The mine is many of the bodies may be thus making It impos sible to ascertain exactly the number in the There were only two Americans in the George Brandenburg and John The others were Slavs and Only one body has been that of a who was just entering the tun nel when the explosion took He was terribly A large number of mine officials left here as soon as word of the accident v as Company doctors were picked up along the as well as all other available News of the explosion brought assistance from the adjacent and hundreds of men tried to get into the Deadly fumes overcame the rescuers frequent ly but their places were immediately trken by others ready to risk their The mine was opened only a year and extended feet into Hit All mines within a radius of 20 miles have shut and the miners went to assist In the rescue of the bodies of the stray bul ct from a revolver fired by William formerly a merchant of his resulted In the death of two women The bullet was fired frighten two companions of Heffiel who were escorting him The bullet went wild and struck Harry the wife of a Cleveland who was visiting at a Crestline In the She died within a few Her Carrie on learning of the foil dead from heart Heffel flnger was locked ADDITIONAL Report of Nebraska State Accountant Shows Discrepancies in Treas urers Killed by a man believed to have been Charles a paint who lived in was shot and killed by Police Officer Hartrauft in this city late Friday The offl cei regarded Beavens as a suspicious and shot to make him A deposit book of the Royal Trust found In the dead mans gives a clew to his Iden The coroner is investigating the Walcott Held for the negro was held for the grand jury Friday in on a charge of man slaughter In connection with the death of another Nelson The pugilists revolver is said to have been accidentally discharged and a ball which first went through one of Wal cotts badly injuring entered Halls causing almost instant Bailey Saturday gave out a long report from State Accountant Rowett showing ad ditional shortages in the state treasur ers books aggregating about and covering school fund transactions con cerning Nemaha and other Accountant Rowett draws no conclusions from his He sim ply records the fact that certain blocks of bonds were purchased on certain dates by the school fund commissioners and that certain Interest payments were made on these bonds which are not ac counted for on the books of the state Recently Accountant Rowett submit ted a preliminary report showing an al leged shortage of In bonds In the treasurers office and following this State Treasurer Kelly filed his resignation in escrow to become ef fective In the event that the charges against his office were Larache British steamer from 45 miles southwest of Tan reports that Larache is in a state of The Hercules was fired upon in the river and left without her bringing an appeal from the British vice consul for the protection of British Bain Causes rains at Elk Mountain have caused a landslide which swept the In cluding thft into Platte First Birthday for ar rangements are making in Panama for the celebration of the first birthday anniversary of the isthmian The Dixie ls at and her com mander has been authorized to partici pate in every appropriate way in the ;