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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - August 1, 1907, Mason City, Iowa TWIOBAWBEK WBBKLT BEAD THE WANT ADS TODAY MASON CITY IOWA 1 1907 OLUME XIV POUE HUSKY OLD HIV V b Men Go Back to Work Under the Conditions Against Which They OPEN SHOF WINS THE FIGHT Interest How Centers in the Trouble On the Messabe Eange Companies Will Start Their Mines and Expect Makes Some Charges Which Promptly Denied Dnluth Ang before 2 p ni yesterday the ore dock have been on a strike for recognition of the union and a raise in pay voted to return to work Neither of the is Bues raised by the men was granted by tte Diiluth Messabe and Northern railroad and the men returned to work with their status the same as it the day they voted to strike All of the employes are taken back by the company without prejudice and the pay they have been receiving under a verbal agreement with the company which would not have expired until s Oct 81 next will continue It Was Back Down or Lose Jobs The strike lasted about two half weeks and was one entirely free from disorder whatever There were numerous conferences of the strikers and at three of them letters setting forth the position of the com pany were read The railroad officials adopted a kindly tone fn this final tet ter stating that tbey were willing to treat their men individually or by committee on an open shop basis and the men realizing evidently that unless they accepted the terms offered by the company they would not bo able to get back their old jobs voted to return to work Situation on the Range The news of the ending of the dock strike was flashed to Eveleth Hibbing and Nashwauk the three storm cen jters of the mining region where ble might originate and the news was received there with rejoicing Every thing at these points was reported quiet A report received here from Bveleth stated that the AdamsSpruce mine a large steel corporation prop erty would start operations today The settlement of the dock strike has paved the way for a resumption of mining on the range and while the steel of ficials will proceed to do business they are apprehensive of trouble as soon as work is begun Average Age 81 Years and the Old est ft Something of an Athlete at the Age of 87 Crawfordsville Aug brothers whose average ages are SI years are holding a reunion in this city for the first time in a quarter of a century They are Tyre G Whit tlngtif red 87 of Brown township WHliarj fhittington aged 82 of this citJXMm Whittington aged 80 of Beattljo and Joshua of Oayuga Ind Kentucky ofScotch anil to ock which had come to Maryland and thericefS he Blue Grass state they have f en vigorous men and still are i 2 3 particularly prides him self fact that he can jump into the air then crack his heels to gether times before alighting on the ground again The four brothers all resemble one another in appear ance all having snowwhite hair full rather long beards and are of com paratively short stocky They were the only sons in their family WIPE OF THE BOY SHE RAISED He Was Engaged to Her Daughter and She Dying He Married the Mother Pittsfield Aug unusual romance is brought to light by the death in Pittsfieid of Mrs Virgil married the boy she hac raised from infancy after death pre vented him from becoming her sonin law Mrs Thomas aged 45 when a girl was married to William Belford of Ohambersburg lil The couple moved to southwest Missouri where a daughter was born to Later they adopted the infant son of a neighbor when its parents died Soon afterward Belford died When the daughter was 12 years Bel ford gave her consent to a marriage between the girl Thomas Before a license could be issued ow ing to legal prohibition the girl died A few days after the funeral Mrs Belford was married to Virgil whb was her junior HAD HO FIRE PROTECTION STATE IS WATCHING THE CASE Petriella Mates Assertions the Com panies Deny Acting under the advice of the state officials the steel corporation men have instructed their superintendents not to resist physical interference on the part of the strikers but to leave the pro tection of company property and work men to the state officials and in case of inability to resume on account of such interference they are instructed to demand of the sheriff and the gov ernor the protection the law guaran tees Sheriff Bates will be on the range In person to watch developments and It is said that if there is interference with which he cannotcope he will call on the governor for troops While the steel officials believe the situation on the range is still critical more optimis tic persons in Duluth believe the men not prove unruly to a degree that will require military interference Petriella the strike leader sent a telegram to the governor stating that strikers willing to leave the country had been refused payment of their June wages that armed deputies pre vent the men from meeting in their own halls and that unless immediate measures are taken by the governor the men will be compelled to go info a bodily conflict to safeguard v their rights The governor replied to Petriel la that the steel officials deny charges and that any resistance of thft kindthreatened would call for armed Interference by the state After the vote had been taken by the dock men to return to work they sent a letter to MayorCullum which for a moment sent a shiver of appre hension through the officials They stated that the meeting had insisted that the boarding cars and armed guards be removed from the docks They said they had no objection to spe cal offlcersarmedwith the usual weap ms of a policeman The railroad of at once sent a letter to the may or stating their willingness to do as the men requested and withdraw nil firmed guards except the citys special officers Fairbaiik8 Coming West Boston Aug 1 Vice President Fairbanks who has been at Boston the past few days attending the old celebration and also the Fairbanks1 family reunion at Decllmm of talch family association he is president has departed for Chicago en route for Lincoln where he to tomorrow night Bacfeet Brigade Worked Hard but the Fiend Wiped Ontv tbe Busi ness Section Alma out practically the entire business section of Sunmer a village with 300 population fourteen miles from Alma burning seven store buildings includ ing the postoffice to the ground The flames broke out about 10 The village has no fire protection and a bucket brigade fire as best they could After consuming six buildings on the southside of the main street the flames leaped across the road to the general merchandise store of M B Rate and also burned it to the Eate and Iret F Tucker proprietor of another merchandise store sustained the heaviest losses Residents of the village suspect ineendarism but there are no proofs The total loss will prob ably be over Scene Simitar to the Captain Dreyfus Episode Takes in New York OFFICER GUILTY OF COWARDICE Has His Shield Unpinned in the Pres ence of His Comrades Hta Protest Averts the Farther Deg radation of Having His But tons Cut of His Peoria Woman Robbed of Jewels Peoria Aug 1 dispatch from Los Angeles rewards which have just been offered for the recovery of diamonds and fam ily heirlooms valued at It la learned that Mrs C M Anthony of Peoria was by far the heaviest loser of a series of daring hotel rob beries that occurred about a month ago At the time Mrs Anthony was a guest at an exclusive hotel SCORES OH THE DIAMONDS Chicago Aug 1 Following are thebase ball scores League At Pittsburg Boston 4 Pittsburg 7 second game Boston 1 Pittsburg 15 at St Joili 4 St Louis game New York 4 St Louis innings by agreement at Chicago Brooklyn 1 Chicago 4 at Cincinnati Weather American At Philadelphia St Louis 7 Philadelphia 8 eleven in nings at 4 Boston 2 at 3 Wash ington 0 at New 1 New York 2 Association At Milwaukee St Paul2 Milwaukee 4 atLouisville Indianapolis3 Louisville atColum 3 Columbus in nings at Kansas Kansas City innings catch train Western At 10 Denver 3 second game Lincoln 4 Denver 6 at City 4 Pueblo 5 at Moines 1 Omaha innings Base Ball Players Fined Trenton N Aug Per rlne owner of the base ball club and the eighteen play ers of the Trenton and Lnncastei teams who were arrested Sunday charged with playing bnsc tiall were fined each In the central polict court Perrlne will carry his case to the higher courts on the ground that the arrested men were not engaged In sport or pastime which is prohibited Sundays but were following their reg occupations New York Aug remarkable scene closely paralleling that memora ble one in Paris when Captain Alfred was publicly degraded before the French army was the trial room atpolice tbe first time in more than thirty years a patrolman had been adjudged guilty of He S Walsh who according to the charge made him last week fled from an armed man who had shot and killed a woman The keen interest with which the unusual case was followed rose to a point of dramatic intensity when Police Commissioner Bingham who had presided personally at the trial announced in a voice choked with emotion that the charge against the unfortunate man had been proven Ordered Stripped of Official Insignia Then thecommissioiierr turned Inspector in whose districtStephen Walsh was a patrol man but who is no relative of the dismissed and in spector fo strip Walsh of his shieM and uniform buttons so that he mighl not even leave the trial room with the emblems of his former position as a policeman in good standing on his pei son The crowd looked on in wonder and excitement as the inspector ad vanced to perform his unpleasant task The dismissed man stood still and of fered no resistance as the shield was unpinned from his breast Walshs Successful Protest But when the inspectorstarted to detach thebuttons of the uniform Stephen Walsh stepped back and ap pealed to his attorney against any further humiliation being put upon him In the presence of his former com rades Commissioner Bingham who was great excitement then Jnterposed and directed the In spector to conduct his former subor dinate to the steps of the police build ing and eject him Stephen Walsh offeredno resistance and went with the inspector to the outer doorway where he was formally directed to leave the building BINGHAM IS GREATLY MOVED Slates an Address to the Story of Walshs Failure As Stephen Walsh was being es eorted from the room Commissioner with a wave of his hand indicated that he desired the other men in uniform to remain Come up close in front all you men in uni said the commissioner in a voice choked with emotion while his eyes brimmed with tears Ihave a word to say to you all but I can scarcely say it My cheeks have burned with shame here even to think of a charge of cowardice being preferred against a man in this department It has been our pride to say that what ever other faults there may have been there was no cowardice in this depart ment I the accused in this case ev ery chance to defend himself but it has been clearly proven that he failed the moment when he should not have This thing must nev er happen again while you and I are together You must forget this but you must remember the proud record of thirty years before when not one man in the many thousands failed to do his duty in the face of any dan Stephen Walsh was one of the two men against whom charge of cow ardice was made last week when Frank Warner was permitted to es cape after killing Esther Norling in Fortysecond street Before Warner was captured he shot and mortally wounded John C Wilson and terror ized hundreds of persons Patrolman Eoosa the officer whose name was coupled with that of Walsh in the cowardice charge was exonerated aft er a fullhearing before tlie commis sioner Warner veili to a store where Miss Norling who had once been his cash ier was employed and shot her to death When he dashed from the store Stephen Walsh and several pedestrians started Inpursuit Warner outran them and took in a nearby building and darted up the stairs toward tlie roof Walsh at the time was only a short distance behind the fugitive but it Is charged that when Warner turned and aimed the revolver at him he turned and fled to an office on the lower floor of the building Other oosn soon arrived on the scene but Warner escaped Two hours later he walked Into Wilsons store and shot him in back Wilson died several days ilater in a hospital Warner struck down and captured as he ran out through the front door of Wilsons He is now In a hospital in a se condition from the wound Inflict fed by his captor SITUATION IN HEW MEXICO Judge Kodey Says It Is Very Bad for Discord Intrigue and w Oyster Bay L Aug or George Curry who arrived in the rTJnited States ten days ago from his post as governor of the Philippine Province of Samar to assnme the du ties of governor of New Mexico con sulted1 President Roosevelt for two bours The governor arrived with Federal Judge B S Rodey of Porto Bico formerly delegate In congress from NewMexico Governor Curry said he was not familiar enough with the problems he would jjave to fac6 in his new positionto discuss them Judge Rodey who called onSecre tary Loeb during the conference at Hill said that in his opinion the situation in New Mexico was worst for discord Intrigue dnd crook edness that could be any of the dependencies or territories of tht United States and the President could not have found man than Curry to straighten out the tan j JUGGERNAUT OF THE EAIL His Victims for Three Months Ended March 31 Aggregate a N Total of Washington Aug rail accidents involving heavy loss 01 life and property occftrred during the three months ended March 31 in the according to accident No 23 issued by the inter state commercecommission Although the number of lives lost and the num ber injured are somewhatsmaller than during the previous three months the record is appalling The bulletin shows that the total number of casualties to passengers and employes on duty during the three months was compared with in thepreceding tbree a decrease of 381 The number oi ifttsengers If Hied in accidents was 421 and the dnof ber injured fewer killed andtwenty fewer injured than in this preceding Honors to Rhodes Scholars Oxford Aug of Rhode scholarships from the United States are prominent in the honors awardec in the finals of the school of modern history Six United States scholar are mentioned headed by J H Kirk Patrick of Alabama who is among the nine students to gain first honors W W Thayer of New Hampshire and B B Wallace of Minnesota won secondclass honors and R T Brooks of Georgia L H Gibson of Idaho and G T Hamilton of Indiana go third honors Million and a Half Out of 000 Contract for Metal Furniture HOT FIHSTCLASS WOEK EITHER Chat Is the Report of the Expert on the Pennsylvania Capitol 4 Graft Rascality Easy Times for Aged Horses New broken down in the service of New York City hereafter will have an easy old age Instead of being sold into the drudgery of the peddlers cart In accordance with the law recently passed by the legislature the police fire and draugh horses which became disabled must bt turned over to the Society for the Pre vention of Cruelty to Animals The so ciety has arranged to establish a farm the condemned horses will be kept until they die NEWS FACTS IN OUTLIIfE John N Duke manager of the Ar mour Packing plant at Sioux City la la dead of Peritonitis Louis Tini a prominent resident 01 Ladd was killed on his return from a hunt Pulled his gun out of his b gy muzzle first To save Mr Harry MacLeans life which Raisuli threatens military op erations against that Morrocean bandit Have been suspended Rev J R Campbell English preach er who recently adopted a new theol has now corrie out as a socialist The entire business portion of Kil buck Holmes county was wiped ont by fire Loss Prohibitionists of Nebraska in a state convention adopted an extreme platform of principles demanding the constitutional and statutory outlawry of the liquor traffic v Miss Matthews a Suicide Coiorado Springs Aug coroners inquest has rendered a ver dict that Miss Laura Matthews whoso dead body was found lying in a lane nearBroadmoor Monday morning with a bullet hole In her head committed suicide Aged Man Commits Suicide Belleville Aug over s wifes death caused Frederich RInker aged 84 years to blow bla bend off with a doublebarreled shot gun by touching the trigger with a great RInker one of wealthiest retired farmers In Illinois Beach Aug D Montague of Brooklyn an expert on metal furniture shows by his re port submitted to the Pennsylvania capitol investigation commission that the state was mulcted more than on the contract for metallic furnishings Montague sub mitted an exhaustive treatise He into every detail of the metallic furniture in the capitol at Harrisburg and estimates that had tne contractors charged for the metal cases they would have realized a net profit of 25 per cent according to the mar ket value of the supplies Work Not TJp to Standard He first cites in his financial calcula tions the cost price of the cases to have leen and figures the re duction to by discounts The the Pennsylvania Construc tion company a little more than for these furnishings The re port notes certain features of the me tallic supplies that differed from what is known as standard work and esti mates that tbe actual value of the furniture could have Been decreased 30 per cent had it been designed in a modern way and to suit each of the state departments H Burd Cassels Company The commission made its first ses sion an executive conference and only members of the commission were ad mitted The report of Montague itla said occupied tlie greater part of the session This expert had been engaged by the investigators toexamine the metallic furniture supplied for the capitol by Representative H Burd Cas sels Pennsylvania Construction com pany A portion of Montagues report OTS withheld atUtojs certain ar he embodied in the final report to be iub ruitted to Governor Stuart KING FEEDEE1CK IN ICELAND OLGA LTTHDEIL MISSING Holy Junipers Say the Girl Her Mother Wants IsNot at Their Waukesha Aug sensa tion was caused at the habeas cor pus proceedings before Court Commis sioner Hemlock brought by Mrs Anna Lundell of Sac City for the re lease of her daughter Olga from tlie Holy The return to tlie writ alleged that the girl disappeared from the Fountain house the Jump ers mansion some time before noon and that her whereabouts are unknown and they are therefore una ble to produce her in court The return to the writ made by tbe Metropolitan Church association fur ther states that Olga Lundell came to their institution voluntarily and has remained there voluntarily It is al leged on information and belief that the girl was driven away from home by her father and mother and denied the right to outer it again and that she is unwilling to return to her home Czar Starts On a Cruise St Petersburg Aug Nicholas started on a cruise aboard the royal yacht Stindart today with the ultimate object of meeting Em peror William Just where the two monarch will confer is not known is supposed the arrangements will be made by wireless telegraph when out at sea Only the emperors suite and the minister of marine will go on the cruise The empress will remain at Peterhof Boston Sees a Big Parade Boston Aug thousand men marched through the Boston streets this forenoon in a civic and trades procession which was part of the New England Day celebration of Old Home Lieutenant Gen eral Nelson A Miles 0 S A acted as marshal At night Boston and Cambridge joined in exercises marking the dedication of the 000 West Boston bridge which joins the Alleged Train Robber Caught Butte Mont Aug Tow er who is believed to have participated In the attempted hold up pf the North Coast Limited a few months ago when Engineer Clow was murdered has been arrested Tower is about 23 years of age The landlady of a lodging house identified him as a lodger who brought a valise contain Ing giant powder to her house Auto Kills Prominent Man Everett Aug A Smith a prominent shingle manu facturer was killed by the overturn Ing of his automobile Two compan ions Duncan McKlddeu and John son were Injured He Tells the Native What He Haa In View for the Danish Ice Reserve Reykjavik Iceland Aug a banquet m his honor King Frederick of Denmark who accompanied by Prince Harald Premier Christensen and forty members of the rigsdag ar rived here Tuesday announced his policy regarding the future relations betweentheDanish crown and Ice land I have inherited the kingdom as 1 said King Frederick and as such it Khiill remain from genera tion to generation but I have also in herited from my father the tradition that the Icelanders are to be a free people who shall cooperate with the king in framing the laws under which they are to I have therefore established a com mission consisting of members of the Danish rigsdag and the Icelandic al thing to arrange for legislation to de fine the constitutional position of Ice land in the realrn and to find the form nnder which the freedom of Iceland inay be built up and protected while the unity of the realm is lowan Bitten by a Rattlesnake Waterloo Aug Sena tor Bryon Newberry father of the Iowa pure f oooV law has been bitten on the ankle by a rattlesnake and is in a critical condition his recovery being doubtful Hewas bitten while in an oat field on his farm near Strawberry Centenarian Rose Bush Evansville Aug 1 On the farm of J F Meaeham near thia place is a rose bush that has bloometl every year for the last 100 years The blooms are just as fragrant and beau tiful as they were the first year the bush produced the roses THE WEATHER Following is theofficial weather forecast up to 8 oclock tonight Illinois and sligh temperature changes Lower Michigan and 1OOVa 53i 53 4978 51 44 39 42 54 50 51 45 40 42 53 49 51 53 54 43 44 39V2 40 39 40 41 42 THE BLAEIETS Chicago Grain Chicago July 31 Following were the quotations1 oil the Chicago Board of Trade today Open High Low dose 90 Sept Dec 96 90 05 May July Sept Dec May Oats July Sept Dec Pork Sept Sept Oct Short Sept Cash sam pie No 2 red No 3 red No 2 hard Co 3 hard Spring sample No 3 spring Corr rBysample c higher No 2 yellow 55c No 3 No 3 white No 3 yellow 4 higher No o white Xo 4 white stand ard Chicago Live Stock Sales at for good to prime heavy medium to good heavy good to prime mixed heavy packers Quotatlosis ranged at for prime fi steers irood to tlioicf steers medium to good steers good to choice cows prime heifers good to choice bulls good to choice calves Quotations ranged at for good to native wethers good te prime native ewes plain to fair mutton ewes spring lambs Live per lt lie chickens fowls springs 16e roosters 7c geese i timothy [email protected] No [email protected] No 2 and No mixed [email protected] Illinois Indiana and Wisconsin feeding prairie No 1 i9or AUGUST Su 11 18 25 Mo 5 19 26 Tu We 6 13 20 27 7 14 21 28 Th T 8 15 22 29 Fr 9 16 23 Sa 3 10 17 24 3031 ;