Marble Rock Journal in Marble-Rock, Iowa
6 Oct 1904

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6 Oct 1904

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Marble Rock Journal (Newspaper) - October 6, 1904, Marble Rock, IowaEnds to Seftel career of United states senator George Frisbie Hoar. Venerable statesman passes peace Cester. Mass. Short sketch of his life. Safely launched. United states battleship new battleship Connecticut from the ways at new York Navy Yard. New York sept. Battleship Connecticut was launched at the Nev York Navy Yard on thursday in the presence of nearly persons. The Connecticut when finished will be the finest and most powerful boat in the american Navy and will rank with the most powerful battleships or the Worcester mass., sept. 30.--Ceorso Frisbie Hoar senior United senator from Massachusetts died at Iii Home in this City at o clock this morning. The end followed a period of unconsciousness that had continued since Early tuesday Ana came so gently that Only the aut and ing physicians were aware of the exact moment of dissolution. During the ast hours there was not a of the body and Only a scarcely perceptible pulse evidenced the Fin struggle. There present at the bedside when death came the Tor s son Gen. Rockwood Hoar his daughter. Mao Hoar and or. War the Connecticut is of steel with a trial displacement of 1c.ooo ions and a maximum displacement of tons. The vessel is 430 meet on the Load water line 456.4 get Over All. She will carry three two Mil itary masts two main and four secondary Tun cts. And a main deck Cen trial Battery. The Armor has a Tota. Weight of tons. Her a Rinamon will consist of four 12-Inch Breech loading guns one pair in the Irwan Turret and another aft and eight s Inch guns mounted in pairs in four turrets on the superstructure. In the main deck Battery there will be 12 7 Inch rapid fire guns mounted six to a broadside. In addition there will be 12 14-Pounders, 12 3-Pounclers, 1-Pound automatic guns two 1-Poun 1 Semi automatic and eight 30-Inch machine guns. The Connecticut is to be filled for use As a. Flag shop. in commission will carry 42 and 761 men she is not to exceed in Cost. Russian Mil wreck warships Togo loses two torpedo boats and badly damaged. Built by the government and launched at the Brooklyn Wavy Yard. Justice was overzealous. In Mil n Hlibun d. No Ivan inflicts a Fine on attache of British of International Law. Senator Georgc f. Hoar Rea r oilman who for weeks has been in almost constant attendance upon the senator. His career. George Frisbie Hoar was born in con Cord. Sfass., August 20. 1s25. He was educated at Concord Academy and at Harvard College from which he was graduated in 1s40. He studied Law at Harvard Law school and was admitted to the bar at Worcester where he was soon chosen As City solicitor and As pres ident of the City Library trustees. In 1851 he was elected to the Massachusetts legislature and a 1856 to the state sen ate. In 1868 he was sent to Congress and wis reelected to the three Folio Wing congresses but declined renomination really. He was chosen senator from Massachusetts in 1877, and has been in the Senate continuously since. He was and in the councils of his party. He was an overseer of Harvard col Ege from 1878 to 1880 he presided Over the Massachusetts state Republican conventions of and 1885. He a Delegate to the National Republic an of 1876 at Cincinnati sail of 1sso, 1881 and 1sss at Chicago. He was one of the managers of the impeachment trial in 1876 and n member of the electoral commission in the same year. At various times he Lital been Regent of the smithsonian institution trustee of Leicester Academy cd of Shepea Boxly museum of archaeology president and vice presi Flenton the american antiquarian historical society and the historic genealogical society. The degree of la d. Was conferred him by William and Mary. Amherst it Arvard and Yale. Boston sept Gurney. Thu Secretary of the British pm Basaj. Who was arrested and fined for speeding his automobile and contempt of court will have his Fine of remitted and receive an apology irom Justice Phelps at Lee. Mass., who inflicted the penalty. This i is the order sent by acting governor Curtis Guild or. As a result representations made by the state depart ment in the Case. Acting Secretary of state Adee telegraphed the governor s office that under the statutes the Public officer of a foreign state is exempt from Fine or imprisonment he asked that action be taken and the message to Justice Phelps followed. Boston sept. John l. Bates wednesday night sent to Secretary of state Hay an apology on behalf of the state for the arrest and fining in Lee monday of Hugh Gurney. Third Secretary of the British embassy. Judge Henry c. Phelps who passed sentence on Gurney for overspending an automobile and for contempt of court wrote also a letter of apology to Gurney and will remit the Fine of 150. Gov. Bates apology will be Laid before the British ambassador now in Lenox As is Gurney met on a Sharp curve. Disobedience of orders causes Trig it f ill wreck a two person to Bukal letter ansrot7ncistg willingness to be demo j cratic candidate. I gives his views on Public questions j Paramount issues Are tar Iff imperialism. Honesty and econ i omy in administration. Fraternal Congress. Body decides to hold its next ses Sion at Mackinac hew officers. Building collapses. Three persons probably fatally injured As result of falling Waus in Chicago. Chicago sept. Men were probably fatally injured Ana two Hurt less seriously thursday in the collapse of an apartment building being erected Tor Alderman Thomas Carey at West fifty fifth Street and Ashland ave Ernie. Architect David Robertson was talking to the Mason contractor Wil Liam Shea at the time of the Accident about a m. They were standing on the roof timbers and practically Fiji three stories. Robertson escaped with slight injuries while Shea is not expected to lire. A bricklayer had his Ualk and it is i Iougas he Viii Aie. The building was about half completed. A steel support holding up the third floor is believed to have broken. This allowed a part of the rear Wall to crumble inward precipitating the third floor. The bricklayers were work ing on the second floor. The injured Are Fred . Brick layer probably fatally taken to hos Pital William Shea Mason contractor a charge of gang and head Arm and leg broken taken to Hospital will probably die Josep Billek bricklayer body crushed and Back broken taken to Hospital will probably die David struck on head by Brick remained at scene of col lapse injury slight Frank Koch Brick layer. Badly bruised. Ein Pyror in Good a tall Berlin. Sept. To the reports circulated in the United states by a news Agency wednesday Emper or William is described by Mem Eta of his suite As being in perfect health Ami As speaking in a Clear and voice. St. Louis sept. National fraternal Congress in convention at the Temple of fraternity held its second session wednesday. The report of the committee on statistics and the Good of the order showed a net increase in membership Duricr the past year of members. The report showed that the amount of fraternal insurance paid out in benefits during the past year was the number of deaths reported for the year was St. Louis sept. Third of the four sessions of the National fraternal Congress was held in the world s fair Temple of fraternity thursday. The next year s meeting will be held at Mackinac Island. Mich. The following officers were elected president. F. A. Faulkenberg Denver col., a member of the Woodmen of the world vice president. A. R. Tal Bot of Lincoln. Neb., head Consul of the modern Woodmen of America Secretary treasurer m. W. Sackett of me a. Plan abandoned. Democratic National committee will not establish Headquarters a the West. New York. Sept. Apparent set Dement for the present 01 me question of the establishment of Western demo cratic Headquarters is announced at the National committee rooms. Members of the executive committee say no such Headquarters will be established and chairman theeart said that letters and telegrams received made it appear that the establishment of such Headquarters was unnecessary. Or. Taggart expects to go West and also to visit such other Points at seem necessary but unless something at present unforeseen occurs there will be no regular Western Branch and the Campaign will be managed from this City. Lightning causes fire. Keokuk. Ia., sept. N Lor Rifici electrical storm Early tuesday a Bolt a struck the Collins Wall Valv building. A a j a result the Structure was completely i destroyed by fire. The loss is estimated i at Are sent to prison. Be Moines a. Sept. Smith and Charles Jennings have con fessed to the theft of Worth of diamonds from o. Cohen last june and were sentenced to 14 years each it the Choice of the democrats. Saginaw. Mich sept. Democrats of the eighth congressional District placed in nomination for con Gress Henry j. Patterson of St. Johns Rev York sept judge Parker s formal letter of acceptance to the dem Ocra in notification committee is a document of some words and is addressed to Hou. Champ Clark Aud other members of the committee. In the opening paragraph judge Parker says he wishes his remarks made at the time of his notification to be consid ered a part of his formal response continuing he says grave Public questions Are pressing for decision. The democratic party appeals to the people with Confidence that its position on these questions will be accepted and endorsed at the oils. While the issues involved Are numerous some stand Forth preeminent in the Public mind. Among these Are Tariff Reform imperialism eco Norvici a pm n stration and honesty in the Public service. Of the subject of imperialism the letter save we would retain our liberties and constitutional rights unimpaired we cannot permit or Toler ate at any time or for any purpose the abrogation of unconstitutional Power by the executive Branch of our turning to the subject of Aie Tariff and the democratic demand Tor Reform in that line he says in the words of our platform we demand a revision and a gradual reduction of the Tariff by the friends of the masses and for the common weal and not by the friends of us abuses its extortion and discrimination As remedies for trusts judge Parker favors such legislation within constitutional limitations As Nill Best pro Mote and safeguard the interests of All the people. Judge Parker denies the right of the executive to usurp the Power of con Gress to legislate on the subject of such usurpation Vas it tempted by pension order no. 78, and effect has been Given to it by a con Gress that dared not resent the usurpation. It is said that this order was made in the performance of a duty imposed upon the president by act of but the provision making the imposition is not pointed he accepts the Challenge contained in president Roosevelt s letter and says that if elected he will revoke that or Der. But he goes further and says that that of aug done he cout Uuie Iii Effort toward the enactment of a Law to be passed by both houses of con Gress and approved by the executive that will give an age pension without reference to disability to the surviving heroes of the civil War. On the question of the Philippines. Or. Parker reiterates the argument that entangling alliances must be avoided. The urging of the immediate curtail ment of expenditures and a return to economical administration and Promise of a sweeping investigation of All departments of the government Are other distinctive features of the letter. In concluding his letter judge Isdr says it be the wish of the people that i undertake the duties of the presi Dency. I pledge Milf god s idly. La demote my Powers Auren Ergy to the duties of this exalted of fice. Very truly yours Alton b Parker Knoxville Teun. Sept. Two persons were killed and 1go injured Many of whom will die in a head on Collis Ion on the Southern rail Way 19 Miles East this City at saturday morning. The Engineer of the West bound train so investigation shows was directly responsible for the disaster. He deliberately disobeyed or Ders Why will be known for he was crushed to death beneath his engine and his fireman suffered a like Fate. Hodges a Little station was to be the meeting Point of the two trains. The West bound received orders to take the sidetrack at the depot and await the East bound train. The Engineer received his orders and placed the slip of yellow paper in a Little Frame hanging in the cab where t would be constantly before him Thero Are but two possible explanations of his failure to follow orders he May have gone to sleep or the still More Remote Chance of him being suddenly stricken Blind. The crash came on a Sharp curve Between High Banks. When the first Impact came the passengers on the East bound train were hurled from front end of the cars. Then in an in Stant before they could regain their feet the cars commenced to Telescope and close up As a Hatrack is com pressed. As the jaws of Wood and Iron came together they killed and maimed the helpless huddled masses of humanity. Dozens of bodies were simply crushed out of All semblance to human form limbs were torn off and Bones broken by the Hundred. Goodnow to return. Consul will personally answer the charges of maladministration of affairs in his office. A total of 200 men go Down with the fighting at port situation in Vicinity of Mukden. London. Sept. Has Over taken the japanese Navy in the move ments around port Arthur. Within the last four Days two japanese torpedo boats have been sunk by mines at port Arthur Harbor a japanese Steamer went Down with its Crew and a Cruiser of the nit Taska Type is said to have been seriously damaged. At least 200 men Are reported lost in the wrecks of the warships. It is Evi Dent that Admiral Togo in daring Wir ens attacks by approaching within Cannon shot of the forts has made a grave mistake. The torpedo boats were especially useful to the japanese. Losses in last assault. Che Foo sept. Residing Jere claim to have received information that the japanese losses in the last As Sault on port Arthur which began sep tember 19. Were a chinese who left the fortress on september 26, says that the russian losses were Between Sou and 600. This chinaman says that the japanese were unable to remain in the three supplementary forts they captured and that they retired at four o clock on the afternoon of september 26, after enduring several Days of tremendous firing from use inner forts. Fighting at port Arthur. Che Foo sept. A result of the Battle before port Arthur which began on september 19 the japanese succeeded in Earl using several important positions and the russian tenure of the big forts guarding the North Northeast and Northwest sides of the town is seriously threatened. Chinese information places the japanese losses under for the three Days fighting. Pos Sibly the most important capture Dur ing the fighting was that of fort Kuro Patkin which while of minor value with regard to preventing the Entrance into the town of the japanese had been constructed for the purpose of protecting the source of the Garrison s water Supply. The control of this water Supply is now in the hands of the japanese. Military experts Here Are of the opinion that if the japanese capture either rih lung or Sikwan forts or the Itz and Anshu forts the doom of port Arthur is sealed and for this reason the importance of the results out sized Washington. Sept. Secre tary of state Loomis has cabled Consul Genera John Goodnow. At Shanghai permission to return immediately to the United states to answer charges preferred against him of maladministration of the affairs in his office. All the papers in the Case Are in the hands of or. Peirce the third assistant Secretary of state who has just begun the preparation of a report to the president on this subject. The effect of the decision to allow or. Goodnow to be heard person ally will be to postpone final action in his Case until near the end of the year. Meanwhile or. Peirce will devote him self to the preparation of that part of the report dealing generally with the subject of needed reforms in the Amer ican consulates in the Orient for it is Clear to the assistant Secretary personal observations of conditions there last summer that the whole con sular system requires most Radical 1o to quire congressional action and the pres ident approval. A bold escape. Buffalo. N. A. Sept. J. Whiteman who was arrested in St. Louis on september 2o on a charge of forgery and was being brought to this City by detectives jumped from the fast mail some distance East of Here and escaped. The conductor it is re ported refused to Stop the train until it reached a suburb of this City. The detectives who had Whiteman in charge went Back to search for their prisoner. Upon the russian positions is obvious. Tea pass captured. St. Petersburg. Sept. Has been received Here from Mukden to the effect that the japanese have at last begun the offensive. They have captured a pass and Are pressing on Gen. Kuropatkin s left flank. It is believed the russians abandoned a pass without serious resistance. Sev eral other passes of the a Range eastward of Bentsi Putze 20 mile s Southeast of Are also in the hands of the japanese. Kuropatkin is evidently drawing his forces to the less mountainous country Northwest Ward it Here he May decide to give Battle. In the meanwhile Sharp fight ing is regarded As imminent South East of Mukden whence the japanese Are expected to deliver their main at tack the flank movement from the West being of secondary importance. Situation at Mukden. London sept. From new Chwang september 29. The daily mail s correspondent says the main Force of the russian army has retired to the North of Mukden Strong Boulies of troops have a pin thrown out to defend both flanks and the Southern approaches to the City have been carefully mined. The indications Are that no serious attempt will be made to hold officials in trouble. Buffalo aldermen indicted for alleged plead not guilty. The news in Brief. For the week ending sept. 3o. The of All of the employed on the great lakes numbering upwards of will be advanced from 10 to 25 per cent. Three men were probably fatally injured and two Hurt seriously in the collapse of an apartment building being erected in Chicago. Spreading rails caused a wreck on the Lon if Iron Mountain Southern Railroad near Vulcan mo., in which 31 persons were injured six seriously. Alderman John Pound chairman of the London general omnibus com Pany limited was chosen lord mayor of London for the ensuing year. The three children of Charles n. Bird. Ruth Ecith and Ernest were burned to death in a fire which destroyed their Home which is located near Robinson la. Coi. D. G Colson. Former congressman from the eighteenth Kentucky District and colonel of the fourth Kentucky regiment during the Spanish american War is dead. The Rhode Island democratic state convention nominated a state ticket without opposition. It is headed by Lucius p c. Ganin of Cumberland Lor governor. J. J. Many cashier of the Kan Bank committed suicide by Cut Ting his Throat despondency Over Long continued ill health is supposed to have caused the deed. Samuel egly a prominent Farmer was shot and instantly killed at a coun re or Penni it ayr., la., by William King. The shooting the Reid it of a quarrel. Public bequests aggregating Over the largest being a gift of to the City of new Bedford Are contained in the of the Date mrs. Sarah Potter of Boston. Driven insane through grief at the death of Eduwu Hartman. Whom Adeliad accidentally Shoi George Brown of Chi Cago was picked up in the streets of Peoria. Iii., a Raniag maniac the bodies four Ojst Emen of Cen Trevine md., boat was capsized in Eastern Bay last week have been re covered floating near where the Over turned Boit was discovered. After a fight of nine months waged by tue White messenger hons the negro messenger sen ice of the Union it Richmond a has been abandoned and the White service restored. Twenty thousand dollars to establish a Home for drunkards wives ill Iowa is one of the bequests of the late James Callanan the eccentric philanthropist millionaire of Des Moines a the monthly statement of the collections of internal Revenue shows that for the month of August 1904, the total receipts were an increase As compared with August 1903, of James Oscar Webb and Samuel Adelphia. Webb was executed for tha murder of his wife and her Mother in june 1902. And Archer for killing a policeman. Col James a. Brown former treasurer of the people s savings Bank at Stonington. Conn., pleaded guilty to four counts of making false entries in the Bank books covering up an alleged shortage of the police of Shreveport la., Havo captured four men who Are supposed to compose an organized gang of counterfeits s. The holds for making the spurious coins were found in the pos session of one of them. Mrs Kate Wimer has been indicted by the grand jury at Little Fahs minn., for murder in the first degree. She is charged with killed her Hus ban d on june 2s last by beating him with a club while he slept. Miss Este the Mortimer an actress in the Bird Center company playing in Kansas City mo., died suddenly of a complication of Bright s disease and diabetes she was 32 years old and Dur ing her stage career had supported Many prominent actor. When the russian exhibit in the varied industries building at the world s fair was opened recently it was discovered that several valuable Oil paintings of emperor Nicholas had been torn from the Wall and mutilated by some unidentified person or persons. I i the markets. Named for another term. Malone. N. Y., sept. Laicans of the Twenty eighth Congress ional District re nominated William h. Nominated for Congress. Connorsville ind. Sept. Crafts of the sixth congressional District saturday nominated u. Stokes Jackson of Greenfield Tor Congress by acclamation. Decision travors miners. Scranton pa., sept Gray to whom referred the controversy of the Anthracite coat miners on the Check weight so question and which had previously been adjudicated by Carroll d. Wright in favor of the min ers has also decided the Issue in the same Buffalo n. Y., sept. The re sult of District attorney Coatsworth g investigation of charges of alleged grafting on the part of City officials three present aldermen and four for Mer aldermen have been indicted. They Are j. Thomas Harp Henry Moest and Orrin f. Pierce aldermen and Edward c. Beiser Louis g. Ron Del Henry g. Schneider and John g. Busch former aldermen. All the indicted men were arraigned in court thursday and pleaded not guilty. Bail was fixed at each and was furnished by All. Victim of paralysis. New York. Sept. Fleisch Mann. The millionaire Baker and philanthropist. Died Here Early sunday at his Home in West seventh seventh Street of paralysis. Or. Flex Schimann As 68 years old. Schools open in Porto Rica. I san Juan Porto Rico. Sept. J to Rico s Public schools opened Cabinet officer i. Washington. Sept. General Henry c. Payne is seriously ill at his apartments at the hotel Arlington Here. Marked symptoms of heart trouble have Dev ebbed and his became so serious during the Day As to cause grave concern. Post office bobbed. St. Louis. Sept Post office Safe at Sullivan. To. 59 Miles South West of St. Louis on the St. Louis san Francisco Railroad was blown open and about ii . And Stamps taken. New York. Sept. 30. Steers 90 j1 5 40 state Penn 625 6 50 december White cheese eggs Chicago. Prime heavy Good to Choice. Fed Texas steers medium beef steers calves assorted Light heavy packing 1 1 in 1 hug 1 5s 37ws 37% Elf of 17 21 10 23 butter create Era Dairy eggs fresh potatoes per by mess pork Cash lard Cash december Oats december Corn. December , fair to goo3 of tic. December delivery Shi to 1 Xor Corn Max Oats. Standard no. 5 40 375 4 20 275 5 so 540 14 12 14 30 11 70 740 41 k 625 a 5 90 5 75 9 4 00 650 a 3 05 5s5 3 5 if 4 25 9 s 22 40 Call 50 in 7 45 7j 4s 33 world s fair attendance. St Louis. Sept. Total admissions to the world s fair is Kansas City. September. Dece Boer. Corn. September Oats. No. 2 while. St. Louis. Steers. Butchers. A St heavy. Omaha. Cattle native steers stockers and feeders heifers 1 m34 1 1 02t6 32 33 t3 00 5 73 a 70 5 s5 5 so a 6 05 3 25

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