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Marble Rock Journal (Newspaper) - March 24, 1904, Marble Rock, Iowa.7? of last Cost of Flauy lives and did teb Kible Daviage. Eye sri Nesses of the assault Tell Story Squadron escapes to join the i Leet at Vladivostok. 1 Shanghai. March Perl Arthur tidally Laid in ruins by the. Cardiac it. By Admiral Togo s Squadron March 10 and 12. Scarcely a bandits must hang. Jury decides on death verdict for the Youthful Trio of Chi Cago murderers. S left standing in the main Aiichi u the City and hardly a residence v. Asun touched. The loss of life much greater than was reported. Eyewitnesses Tell Story. Three norwegian steamers. Sui Reirstad arrived Here direct Troia port Arthur which place they Arlt sunday night. Their captains taker before the port Admiral prior of their departure and forced to they Wou a not a l taken place. Conversations with Maui bars of the crows however Drew out the Fol lowing authentic particulars Nineteen filled. During the last bombardment the 5r.rgo Lay alongside the re Taizan in the Harbor. One Shell from a japanese j Refai Pineil on the deck of the battleship and exploded killing 39 officers and men. Ithe Crews of merchant ships in the har Tor deserted and fled toward the pro Montory. The damage was done in the new town w Here the shells played such havoc that practically All shops and business buildings in the main Street were demolished. 5 killed in a crowd. A Shell fell among a crowd of Curi Ous sightseers gathered at a Point of gazing out to sea at the attack ing Fleet. It killed 25 of chem. Three government clerks were killed while hurrying from the port Admiral s office. The most elevated fort at the Entrance the Harbor was the most seriously Al imaged. J dash for Vladivostok. Repairs on the damaged warships Are of being carried out with All possible Speed but the re Taizan and the Cesare Are in a hopeless condition. The norwegians insist that when they left the russian Fleet had sailed intending to make a dash for Vladivostok leaving in the Harbor Only the re Taizan the Cesa Revitch and the Sevastopol. It is anticipated that the japanese by their activity will speedily determine the whereabouts and intentions of the rus Chicago March on the Gal lows is to be the punishment of Harvey Van Dine Peter and Gus Tav Marx the Youthful Trio whose robberies and attempts to elude capture were attn leu by the murder of eight men. The decision of the Jurj was made known in judge Kors Teri s court room shortly after 1u o clock morn ing Inarrea me o Finui ii Jui us end of the most desperate outlaw Bard Ever known to Chicago. Tue verdict Vas returned 22 hours after the jurors retired to Deli Trute. There had been no ques Tion of i be guilt of Chr three prisoners. And the Only Hope was for leniency. Such Hope was particularly Strong As toil Are. Who had been the first to confess and later had not repudiated his admissions of guilt. Confronted by the certainty of death on the Gal own and resigned to the Fate which they now say they deemed inevitable from the Day they were driven from their Indiana dugout the Young criminals who have posed As the Des Perate automatic Trio yesterday re re to boasting of deeds of crimp. Peter a Iedemeyer said he had killed men and Gustav Marx said he had killed five. Fifty eighth Congress. Summary of work done in Senate and House by the of the nation. Eepohx3 big majority in 1 Avor of acceptance of wage Cut. Vots will not be known until bal 1.-j .il.1 c will probably meet next week to sign contract. Old Soldier the gainer. Important decision made by the pen Sion department concerning old age Rule. Armies said to have moved. London. March 17. From Yin Row conies a dispatch declaring that the Jap anese army which has been concentrating about Ping Yang has crossed the Talu and is marching Westward the Interior of Manchuria. From new Chwang comes an equally positive Asser Tion that the russians have crossed the Yah and. Are overrunning All of North Ern Korea. Warship blown up. Che Foo March the russians Hare lost another warship by running it on a mine. The torpedo boat destroyer Korri while entering port Arthur after a tour of scouting duty struck an in placed mine near the Entrance to the Scarbor and was blown up. But four of the Crew of 60 were saved. Russians in Retreat. Che Foo March is. The russians have retreating across the Yalu before the and Vance of the japanese outposts. Strong detachments of japanese have been placed in each town. American refugees who arrived at chem Leo in the United states Cruiser Cincinnati state that the whole administration of Northern Korea is cow in the hands of the japanese. Fleet returns to port Arthur. Lion Cioti. March the daily Tele graph s Tokyo correspondent cabling March 17, asserts that the russian Fleet has returned to port Arthur. If this is Correct the correspondent adds it is evident from rear Admiral Baron von Stackelberg s report that the russian cruisers which left Vladivostok returned to that port without an attempt having been made to unite the fleets or if an at tempt was made it was unsuccessful. Washington March or of pensions a Are with the approval of Secretary Hitchcock on wednesday promulgated the most import ant pension ruling that has been is sued in a Long time. It directs that beginning april 13 next if there is no contrary evidence and All other Legal requirements have been met claimants for pension under the general act of june 27. 1s90, who Are Over 62 years old shall be considered As disabled one half in ability to perform manual labor and shall be entitled to a month Over go years to a Over 68 years to ?10, and Over 70, ?12, the usual allowances at higher rates continuing for disabilities other than age. The order itself is preceded by a pre Amble which after citing the Law Gays the pension Bureau has established with reasonable certainty the average nature and extent of the infirmity of old age. The Case of Reed Smoot. Inquiry before the Senate investigation committee brings out facts concerning mormonism. Washington March Reed Smoot could not have been elected to the United states Senate without having first Indianapolis ind., March the National Headquarters of the United mine workers of America late wednesday estimates on the vote of the miners had been computed by the National officers. They Are positive the scale has been accepted and thers will be no strike. Of the miners in the states voting it is estimated that to voted and of thepso voted for the scale voted against it and in favor of a strike. The vote. Maryland did not vote not being sure it was entitled to vote. Virginia reports Are meagre and no estimate is made. Indiana cast votes a majority of two to one for the scale Illi Nois cast votes with a majority of two to one against the scale and in favor of a strike. Pennsylvania cast with a main Rita of two to one for the scale. Kentucky had a Small vote with three to one for the scale. Iowa cast 10.000 votes with a majority for a strike. Michigan cast Washington. March Nomina Tion of Gen. Leonard Wood to be major general occupied most of the time of the Senate j esterday. Nearly the entire Day was spent in executive session. In the Houe investigation of postal affairs so. Far As members of the House Are concerned by a special committee of to he speaker was ordered. The Climax of i the Day was reached when represent i Tive Alden Mich condemned every executive department of the government for its arrogant treatment of the och Branch of the govern Rcck in Cir it touch the people of the House of shouted out the name of speaker Cannon for president of the United states. The House thundered its acquiescence. 1 Washington March Senate on saturday considered the fortification a i Propri Tion Bill and passed a Bill having i for its purpose the prevention of the a operation of the american Flag by its use for advertising purposes. In the House speaker Cannon appointed a select com Mittee to conduct the investigation of the Bristow postal report. The Confer ence report on the legislative executive and judicial appropriation Bill was agreed to. Washington. March fortification Bill was before the Senate All Day yesterday the provision for the Purchase of a submarine boat of a designated Type Taki Srun the entire t in to Orinn for the District of Columbia and the Post office appropriation Bill occupied the at Tention of the House. The Rural free de livery service received most attention. The sup Kemi Cottet decides against 5fosthzrn is cukitie3 company. The news in Brief. Holds it has violated the anti Trust of corporation is to prevent compe be dissolved. Russia s Navy on legs. V. Church and that after he was so chosen he could not have been Defeated was asserted by judge Ogden Hiles assistant United states attorney from Issei to 1s90 and later a judge of the District court of Utah who was a witness saturday in the Smoot Case before the Senate committee on privileges and elections. The com Mittee adjourned subject to the Call of the chairman. Defeat for Balfour. London March a Brilliant coup engineered by the Irish members Premier Balfour s government was Defeated yesterday in the House of com Mons by the combined nationalist and Liberal vote. The government reverse was due to the prohibition by or. Wynd Ham chief Secretary for Ireland in the teaching of gaelic in the Junior grades of the Irish nationalist schools. Or. Bal four though Defeated by a majority of 11 on this question will not resign. Lucacio new5 a Small vote for the scale. Ohio cast votes with four to one for the scale. Mitchell pleased. President Mitchell expressed himself j for National Highway. I i., to. I. I vex Oil not being opposed to the improvement of any roads the first annual meeting of the new York and Chicago Road Asso tuition closed thursday with the adoption of a Resolution favouring of m National High Way Between the two cities earned above through the Southern tier of counties of new York and West Wardly along the Lake Shore through 4ctereiand and Toledo to Chicago. Jury disagreed. Kansas City mo., March in the Case of state senator Jesse on trial on charge of solicit a bribe of j9.000 to influence his Yote and that of two other members of the legislature to repeal a baking pow Bill disagreed at Jive o clock Sec urday afternoon and was Dis charged. I gives up Panama Rama March French arriving at Colon brings news that the colombian government has definitely desisted from the movement recorder its lost territory of Panama Bas prohibited further attempts to attack the Panama Frontier. Held for an inn Nian crime. Edwar Alsville 111., March Coroner s jury returned a verdict hold ing Gusta Simek. Aged 21, on a charge of having killed her baby. The woman find f rom ten lion 10 tint Linon in this country a Short time. The Mem Bers of the family with whom she was living discovered her poking the Kitchen stove and upon investigation found the half charred remains of the baby. As Piea fed with the reports that have i Conie in and expressed considerable Confidence the proposition of the i operators would be accepted. He said that it wore accepted a meeting of the so pee committee would probably be called for monday of next week to sign the contract for the Cen trial competitive Field and the mine workers aaa in his manner restore the interstate agreement system to its former position. I deed of rejected suitor. Nemaha neb., March car Roll aged 30 years shot and killed Anna Maxwell a in year old girl and then killed himself. Carroll was employed by Maswich 1 a Fann Hariart serious labor situation. J new York March As a result of which Many thousands of men Are Idle again threaten the Industrial world and the situation is expected 10 become As serious As the memorable troubles of a year ago. In the building trades in this cite it is estimated that already j 20.000 men Are out of work and that the number will be increased almost daily. I Cannon s Little joke. Washington March while or. Both sides declared their Friendship for it. Washington March Senate passed the fortification appropriation Bill yesterday with an amendment authorizing the Purchase of Sites of de sense works in the hawaiian islands. In the House the Post office appropriation Bill was further discussed. Washington. March Day of the Senate was devoted to consideration in executive session of the nomination of Gen. Leonard Wood to be major general. In the House during the discussion of the Post office appropriation Bill or. Spight miss discussed the negro question and declared unjust the attacks on the people of the South who had been charged with brutality and barbarism toward the coloured race. Washington. March time in the Sci Milf again occupied in discussing the nomination of Gen Wood. In the House the Post office appropriation Bill was further considered. Adopts hew Money Tunit. Panama March to a de Cree of the mention the monetary unit of the Republic after december 31 next be the Gold Dollar of the same dimensions and weight by Law As the United states Dollar. The Silver cur Rency now in circulation will be sex Washington March con Tention of the Northern securities com Pany to Legal existence to the right to control three great Railroad properties and operate them in Harmony was de Nied by the supreme court of the United slates yesterday. Justice Harlan de livering a majority opinion. The de Cree of the four circuit judges of a year ago was affirmed and the first Railroad corporation the first concern to centralize ownership of the great Carr. Ing companies is declared to he in violation of the Law against combinations n restraint of Trade. The anti Trust act was again declared constitutional. The court found that the Northern securities company was a device created under a state Law to defeat the will of Congress As expressed in the anti Trust act. The court held that the evidence showed that the Northern securities ppr of to operate in rpt Raint of Trade As a combination and As a monopoly All in violation of the mandate of Congress. Decision summarized. The main Heads of the decision of the court May be summarized As follows that the natural effect of the merger agreement was to prevent Competition and therefore it was subject to the Sher Man act which embraces not Only monopolies which have been consummated but attempts to monopolize As Well. That in order to prove that a Combina Tion or a monopoly existed within the meaning of the act it was not necessary to show that the immediate effect is to suppress Competition or establish a monopoly. It was sufficient to show that the combinations tended to do those things and bring about those results. Trust principles hit hard. Thai a combination of competing lines of interstate railway is a combination of Trade within the meaning of the anti Trust act. That it is no violation of the reserved rights of the states but on the contrary it is clearly within the Federal Power for Congress to prohibit anything which has a tendency to restrain interstate Trade. The ownership of a majority of its Stock constitutes the control of a corporation when the inquiry is whether a combination has been formed to restrain Trade. Quai by Sun Sternus a majority 01 their Stock to a common trustee the two railway companies have combined in Vio lation of the act. Monopoly intended. This. Point was one upon which the securities company placed its main dependence the company contended that the acquisition of a majority of the Stock of the competing roads did not constitute a monopoly. The decision of the court was explicit and unequivocal upon that Point overturning the Contention of the securities company and holding that the company clearly intended to establish a monopoly by acquiring control of the Stock of the competing rail roads. For the week ending Harch 18. The colombian legation a Suins ton has been closed. Mrs. Adain carte died at Deckerville mich., aged 117 years. Mrs. Eliza Montgomery who was 103 years old died at her in Chi Cago. The Duke of Cambridge of Queen Victoria died in London aged so years. The wife of David Swope a labourer gave birth to five boys a her Home near Pittsburg a. The transport Thomas from Manila arrived in san Francisco Vuth the eleventh infantry. Is. Nancy Tigue celebrated her one Hundred and filth birthday at her Home in Lafayette ind. The United states now leads All the countries of the world in the value of its exports of Domestic produce. Fire destroyed the Palace hotel the largest Structure at red Lake Falls minn., and five other buildings. Andrew Carnegie has duplicated the late senator Hanna s gift of to Kenvon College at Gambier 0. Indiana republicans have renominated Hemenway in the first District and Brick a the thirteenth for Congress. Henry Maccracken of Urbana has been nominated for Congress by the democrats of the eighth Ohio District. The republicans of the eleventh District of have nominated Rev. A. B. Finley of Douglas for Congress. But one surviving widow of a revolutionary War Soldier died at Newborn a. Nebraska democrats will hold their state convention at Omaha june 1 to select delegates to the National Conven Tion. Paderewski the noted pianist was expelled from Russia on 2-i hours no Tice because of a remark made to the Czar. President Roosevelt has signed the diplomatic and consular appropriation Bill the first of the big Supply Bills to be come a Law. Ben Springs colored1 was found guilty of the murder of Jesse Case of Terre haute ind., and sentenced to hang july 1. J. Fred Rhodes editor of the Eldora do news has been nominated for con Gress by the republicans of the sixth Missouri District. In a collision freight trains near Lennoxville cjue., Engineer Fol Eom fireman Berrard and brakeman cousins were killed. The president has directed the trans Fer of John Barrett the president min ister to the Argentine Republic to be minister to Panama. Financial Powers in new York Are unanimous in accepting the supreme court decision in the Northern banker indicted. Sioux City. La. March e. Brown president of the first National Bank of storm Lake and owner of the Farmers and merchants at Lynn Grove the Farmers and merchants at Sioux rapids and the Bank of Royal All failed was indicted wednes Day by the Buena Vista county grand jury on eight counts for receiving Money after he knew the Banks to be insolvent a j. Wilson a pc to of the Banks testified that Brown s liabilities were Over Ulinor democrats. Springfield 111., March Call for the democratic state a Cuvien in Springfield june 14, provides 1.341 delegates. Carroll is said to have been a rejected suitor of miss Maxwell and the double tragedy resulted from her refusing to accept his attentions. Press Congress. St. Louis mo., March pro gramme for the National and International press Congress at the world s fair beginning May 16, has just been completed. It is expected that newspaper men will be in attendance and of these More than 100 will be editors of leading foreign papers. The others will be members of 30 or More press associations. Blow with. Sist proves fatal. Menominee. i a quarrel William t. , a Maek Zemith struck George stalker., aged 65 years with his list in his shop at Ker Mansville tuesday night and Stalken died of concussion of the brain in a few minutes. Arren was arrested and held to await the verdict of the Conover s jury. Death of Henry Thurber. Detroit mich., March t. Thurber a Well known attorney of this City who Secretary 10 Cleveland during his second term died Here yesterday. He was operated on for appendicitis two weeks ago. Or. Thur Ber was born in Monroe mich., a Ortr 50 years ago. Speaker Cannon for the presidency in the in Silver. House Friday or. Cannon s county convention was endorsing president Roose velt enthusiastically. This endorsement father and son arrested. Toledo 0., March to e. Reached the speaker monday and he 1m- Townsend postmaster at Edson 0. And mediately forwarded it to the White his son Alfred e Townsend were a House with his compliments and this rested wednesday the former charged memorandum if i was so soon to be with embezzling Post office funds to the done for what was i Ever begun amount of and the latter his Dep charged with rifling registered let 1 ters. Election Laws changed. Columbus. 0., March will be no municipal elections in Ohio this Spring. Gov. Herrick has signed the Chapman Bill abolishing Spring elections. And it is now a Law. The terms of i All elective municipal officers which would have expired in april have been extended until after the Eloctio j3 Hozt. To Vosbur. Survivor of Light brigade dead. New London conn., March blast kills Inree. Chicago. March Box of per Cussion Caps exploded in the factory of survivor of the Light brigade which made the famous charge at Balaklava in 1s54. Is dead at his residence in Groton. He was born in Scotland in 1s2s. He served in the United states during the civil War. Domestic troubles end in tragedy. Chapman kan., March Kenney. A wealthy Young Farmer shot and killed his wife Alice Kenney at their Home Here wednesday and then killed himself. Two years ago Kenney was sued for breach of Promise by the woman he killed and a judgment of rendered against him. The her. But recently she sued him for divorce alleging cruelty. Analysis of the stomach of Harry Miller found dead with his Bride in Sikeston. Mo., after drinking wine shows morphine poisoning. Mrs. Hetty Green America s richest woman has joined the millionaire col ony in new York City by purchasing a Home on upper fifth Avenue. Berlin believes that the Kaiser has been asked by the Czar to mediate a the War. And thai an Effort to bring about peace be made soon. A threat to be revenged on George Cayer. One of the jurors who sentenced the car barn bandits was carried our in Chicago by burning his House. At a meeting of the executive com Mittee of the xau onal civic federation in new York Andrew Carnegie was elected to a place on the committee. The appellate court at Springfield 111., holds that Saloon keepers Are liable for the death of their patrons who Are killed while under the influence of liquor. Argentine bra7.il. Chili Bolivia and Ecuador Are said to have formed All offensive and defensive Alliance against the United states fearing its growing influence. Judge Jonathan w. Chi Packer. Associate Justice of the supreme court of new Mexico during president Mckinley s administration died at la Porte ind. Boston celebrates. Boston. March one Hundred and Twenty eighth Aniver Fary of the the Chicago toy Novelty evacuation of Boston by the British causing the death of three persons and troops was observed Here yesterday. The the injury of Many others. Fire followed guest of Honor was Secretary of the Navy the explosion and the Plant was prac j William h. Moody. Tidally destroyed. I . I elect new president sex senator Moody Dies. J Pittsburg pa., March Tot los Angeles cal., March the election of officers for the National c. Moody who was the first United window Glass workers association states senator from South Dakota died show that Pawl St. Peter was elected at his Home in this City aged j president to succeed Simon Burns by 72 i urge majority did t believe in Banks. Morgantown a. Va., Larch three burglars entered the Home of James a Fanner living at Chea Ineck. Near Here Early wednes Day and after torturing their victims secured in Gold and Silver and escaped. Pickenpaugh had no Faith in the stability of the Banks and carried the Money which represented his savings for 20 years strapped about his Waist in wallets. Dies in electric chair. Ossining is. Y., March Tobin was put to death yesterday a the electric chair in sing sing prison for the murder of capt James b. Craft in nest York City. He walked to the chair uttering a prayer that his Mother had taught him when a child. Three shocks were Given before he was pronounced dead. Overdue Steamer arrives Halifax. N. 8., March French line Steamer pro Patria. Thought to have been lost arrived at St. Pierre wednesday. She had teen out More than two weeks from St. Pierre bound for Halifax. She we caught in the ice and remained help for Many the markets. New to steers. Hogs. State . Sheep ,1-1 it july. Rye no. 2 Western. White. Butter cheese eggs. A Llarch is. S4 2 j a 5 so 5 so a

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