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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - February 19, 1903, Mason City, Iowa ASONC1TY GLOBEGAZETT THE CORRECT MARKETS BY WIRE DAILY AIA THE AND tOCAJL VOL MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY FEBRUARY 19 1903 NO 5 Chief Justice Administer 5 Oath That Makes you a Cabinet Officer THOSE PEESENT AT THE OEEEMOHY provisions for the retirement of civii officers at an advanced grade and permitting officers to deposit money with the 3 per cent in terest The remainder of the day was to the naval bill and little was done fcoeb Also Goes Up Meets Defeat for a Panama Resolution National Capital Items Washington Feb al member of was induct ed into office yesterday George Bruce Corfelyou until yesterday morning sec retary to the president took the oath at office as secretary of the new de partment of commerce and labor Coin with theinduction of Cor telyou into hisnew office William Loeb private secretary to the president sworn as secretary to the presi dent The ceremony occurred in th cabinet room ot the executive offices The oath of office was by Chief Justice Fuller ci1 the Unit States supreme court in the pres ehee of a large company includin President Roosevelt and her H G Hay of Heading and Miss Hinds of N the two ofsecretary and Mrs and Winthrop Mrs AVilliam Loeb A Maxwell of Batavia who was served as confidential Clerk by when he was fourth assistant postmaster general General John F Westoi and all the membes of tho executive staff of the AVhit Congratulaticns Wore in Order The ceremony was impressive Aft er he had fulministeml tho oath to Corteiyou Chief Fuller wrs first to consratulato him upon his ele vation to the cabinet He was fol lowed by the president who wrung Cortelyoushand cordially To loeb the chief justice then administered thf of office ns secretary to the presi dent followed all the members of the in dlvMunlly exlendius their good wishes to Secretary Secretary Loeb In the interim between Cortei yoas retiremont ivom the one office andhis elevation to the other he was presented by the White House execu tivestaff with a handsome silver vase as a token regard and affection Typhoid Fever Prevalent Buffalo N Feb health officer of the town of West Senecfc reports that there are eighty cases of typhoid fever at that place YOUNGER TO EUN A SHOW tlinnesotag Attorney General Says This It a Violation of Coles Promise tu Minnesota Lees Summit Younger the pardoned bandit confirms a report that ho intends to run a Wild West show saying he has already signed with a Chicago man owner of a show now wintering in that city He would he said be the rual owner of the show and stated that the purchase money had been advanced to him Younger said he would be manager and treasurer but stated emplmtically that he would not show himself in the arena St Paul Feb Gen eral W G Douglas who is a mem ber of the state pardon board when shawn the dispatch from Lees Summit stated that he regarded it as a viola tion of the promise that Cole Younger made to the board upon its grant ing him a full pardon The promise however cannot bi enforced asthere is no legal way of enforcing it PIZUELIU CASE IS EATHEE MIXED Citizens of the United States Ob tain It Through Castros Own Law Tribunal EUEOPEAII CHARGE CONTKADICTED Germans Get Xwo Rebuffs ftom the Tile Hague Protocol RU3BEE STAMP WILL BO Its Use by an Election Judge Does Not In valiilats tlie Ballots He Is Indorsing Harrisbm Feb con test suit inthe special term of the cir cuit court between Oscar Cummiugs and Sam Barter was continued here Tuesday The principal point involved in the contest was that of indorsing the ballots on the back with a ber stamp by the judge of election as was practiced in a number of the elec tion precincts Judge Parker held that it did uot invalidate the ballots whereupon the attorneys for the plaintiff asked for a continuance until a decision can be lad from the supreme court on thai point If the supreme court should sustain the ruling of Judge Parker the suit will be dropped IMPHB33IWG THE MOH03 MORGAN TEKEE TO ONE His Attack on Colombia Foils to Obtain thff Senates Indorsement in The senate Spent three and a half hours in ex ecutive session yesterday listening nearly all tha time to u continiwCo Morgans speech on the Panama canal treaty At the close of the days session a vote was taken at Morgans request on his resolution inquiry intolhe credentials of Tomas Herran who represented the Colom bian government in negotiating the treaty and also suggesting the irregu larity of theColombian government The resolution was to 30 Morgan on this reso lution and had the clerk read a Ions report on the same Before the senate went into execu tive session time was devoted to a talkon cloture suggested by Quays resolution declaring the senate should vote on the statehood bill before this session of congress amend ment was offered providing a mild form of cloture The resolution was not voted on but the question of the right of a minority to prevent legisla tion on matters the majority desired was debated as it has been debated before the debate accomplishing noth ing butto stave off the vote the re ofwhich the debate did not in the least influence Mason TIMID the committee on post offices and post roads reported ihe ios1 office appropriation bill In addi tion to the amendment providing the admission of Oklahoma Arizona and Mexico as the u makes elm njresrein ting to the conduct o tho postoffice department The statehood is somewhat dif feront from ihe statehood bill as Ari sen is the fist of the territories men tioned in 1Ia uneiHlment whereas if is the list im i tinned in the bill Tho t on is made iirorder lo give Arizona tho benefit of tho first vote in of a division of tho question C S SolUlers Salute Old Glory with Shrap ncll at a Surrender of Miii danoa Forts Manila Feb 10 While Captain Pershlng was at Bayan the Moro stronghold in the Lauao district of the island of Mindanao the Moros con secrated him n datto which is a priest ly office After the consecration the Moroleaders and Captain Pershiug subscribed to peace over a copy of the Koran When the United States flag was raised over the Bayah forts Captain Pershings batteries saluted it with fir ing shrapnell shells having no salut ing cartridges The execution done by the shrapnel impressed the Moros wonderfully Caracas Feb supreme court yesterday rendered its decision in the suit biought by the heirs of Henry Rudloff a United States citi zen against the Venezuelan govern ment for damages for the annulment of a concession given in 1S92 to build a market in Caracas Judgment was given in favor of Endloffs heirs Their claim for theJarge amount of to bo paid fay the Venezuelan govern ment was admitted The United States legation watched the case very close ly Secretary Russell and Naval At tache Johnston attended the of the court and followed argu ments yesterdays decision is inter esting inasmuch sis the German and British legations have maintained that justice for foreigners does not exist in Venezuela Panther Has to Walt Outside Mnracaibo Venezuela Feb commander of the German cruiser Panther early yesterday morning sent a request to Fort San Carlos for au thomatipn to enter the lake of Mara caibo He was informed in reply that the matter wonldbe referred to the Ca racas authorities and that while await ing their reply the Panther was to wait outside This incident created frush excitement hers They Vent Away Xailghinff Porto Cfibello Feb officers of the German cruiser Vinetn Tuesday came on shore and drove all over the town They went up to Fort Solano which was shelled by them Dec 13 and asked to be allowed to visit the interior f The officer in command the forf received them politely but informed thorn that to visit the fort an order from President Castro was neces sary The German officers went awav idge Adjourns It to Find Out Who Will Hake the Man Who Is Accused Paris Feb hearing on the appeal of W A Vanderbilt who was sentenced in default last year to two days imprisonment on the charge of driving an automobile at excessive speed in the Champs Elysees was re sumed yesterday A chauffeur named Coubac who ran the machine at the time testified that Vanderbilt was not in the automobile and that its only occupants wore the Duke of Marlbor ougli and himself An affidavit of the Duke of Marlborotigu to the same ef fect taken before the French consul in London also was introduced TELEPHONE COMPAHY LOSES But one of the Parties the Man Fails to Connect with Old Charons Boat MAU WAS STABBED AND SLASHED And Had Put in His Time Drinking York lusuv ance Fraud An amusing scene occurred when Coubac finished his testimony The justice said that iu view of the evi dence it seemed proper that the chauf feur shpild iits brought before the court as the accused instead of as a wit ness anft lie asked Coubac if he wished to change places with Vanderbilt so that the two clays sentence standing against Vanderbilt could be transferred to him Coubac protested energetical ly declaring hu had come before ihe court as a witness and not as an ac cused person But the judge insisted upon the transfer whereupon a coun sel for Vanderbilt also interposed a strong protest I he said that there be a definite decision whether my client is guilty or not guilty I nm opposed to any transfer of the Tim judge then announced the adjournment of the case until March IS saying that Coubac would be cited thennotas a witness but is the WORK OF THE DYNAMITERS They Attempt to tlie Toll Cablo of tt Telephone Coinjtiiiiys Linos Warsaw Feb was used early Sunday muniing in an attempt to wreck the toil cable lines of the Commercial Telephone pany The dynamite was instcrtnd Elgin Turnverein to Build Elgin Feb Elgin Tnrnverein will erected a handsome building to cost The Chicago TurnBezeirk has a plan for raising a sum of and this is to bo loan ed to societies in smaller places in this district The Elgin society will avail itself of tills chance and make a loan of about The building will be on the river bank so that a natural natatorium will be available Defendant Gains a Point David City Feb de fense in the trial of Mrs Harvey Lillie charged with killing berc husband gained a strong point when Tudgij Good ruled out the testimony of tiif defendant given before the coroners jury Mrs Lillies story before the coroners jmy was considered weak and to have proven the strongest evi deneethe state could produce awiiust her Senate ami Hoiine in Ilrlef WashinnUn Feb ifi Thercw as debate in the senate yesterday Qiuus declaring it to be the sense rf the senate that there should be 1 on the statehood bill befoie the adjournment of MComas ottiod as amendment Plntfs tlotuie resolution introdnoul two real n go a ml a motion was to refer the wliolo proposition to I lie on inles This waspenclirip Tvlion tinsenate went into execntivt session where Morgan talked bouse In a mnjorlty of two tr one ipjected the or tbe arim iiiuioprhttkm because of Itr Case Was Muoli Exaggerated Crawforclsvile Fob connection with his captureby tho freshmen of Wabash college Andrew F Thorwall president of the sopho rcore class the reports that have appeared have been exaggerated It is he that he was sub jected to torture of any kind or ill treatment at the hands of his captors or that he was iu any way injured Book Committee Is Through New York Feb book com mittee of ihe Episcopal church held the closing session of its annual meeting yesterday It was snid that the session was devoted to finish ing up various odds and ends of busi ness and that there was nothing of public interest to give out Acqnttteil on One Count Des Moines Feb trial of G Vjindcrweljr the retiring county auditor of Marlon county charged with altering the returns so as to accomplish his reeioction ro suited in ncouittiil on one count The the second count will be do is for Third of Protocols Washington Feb diplomatic and among state department of ficials considerable attention is beinsr paid to the provisions of the third set of protocols in the Venezuelan mat ter The Hague protocols which will have to deal exclusively with the set ting in motion of the tribunals ma chinery Those protocols in addition to defining the scope of the arbitrn tioii also will stipulate the number of arbitrators 10 be selected In or der that Venezuela may go to Tho Hague on the same footing as tin powers having claims against her it Is expected that the rough draft of The Hague protocol will be decided upon at a joint conference between 1owen and the representatives here of the powers Secrotary Hay will repre sent the United States atthis roiifei once and it is the wish of the other representatives that he shall preside France to Move on Venezuela Paris Feb Temps in its financial article yesterday says tbe na tiomii association of French holders of foreign bonds has addressed n cir cularto the French holders of Vene zuelan secnrltips saying that owing o tile recent appear lo make necessary a general revision of the financial affairs of Venezuela the holders of livers Venranilnn securities are invited to submit lists of tlieu holdings in order that a committee be created torepresent and safeguard their Funeral of Dennis Swenie Chicago Feb funeralof Dennis 1 veteran tiro chief was conducted yesterday and with aii absence of ostenta tion in aeiVrenoe to his known wish rospecling his last rites Fire fighters from all parts of the country however were iiiattcndaiice and the members of the city council were present in i bodv near the top of a pole where the cables lead into the companys plant and the explosion shuttered the windows of the Hays hotel and homos Thi top section of the pole was smashed but the cabins were not dam aged The police tracked the dyna miters through tho to the Penn sylvania the trail was lost Many citterns appeared in streets after the explosion They were armed with ritlos and similar weapons and expected to have a light with bank robbers The telephone system is owned by Strauss of Ligonicr Four Petrified Bodies DniUp Huutiugton Fob old Masonic cemetery abandoned more than thirty years ago is being vacated Over fifty have been taken up and four of them were almost entirely pet rified In some instances the clothing was so well preserved that it was possible to identify the bodies by stripes iu the cloth Heavy iossos of Cattle Certain Pierre S Fob re ports come from the snow belt on the range of losses of slock during the cold period badly nourished have simply shriveled before the cold blasts and lie losses will be heavyon both sides of the river St DrnstiiAntiTrust Hill Paul Feb Thorpe has introducod hill to protect Iraclo and coiiniioivo from to proven and prohibit rebates on the transportation of produced It is most drastic in its provisions Hln Infatuation ilio Gallows Eastman Feb Cook who is confined in the county jail has confessed the murder of his wife Hnzelliurst on Saturday last Cook says he cumo up behind his wife and brained bei with an ax They had boon married only sis months the mo tive is said to have been Cooks in fatuation for another woman NEWS FACTS IN OUTLIKE Mrs litiosovclt has returned to Washington from a brief visit to friends in Philadelphia Tho weather throughout southern and easiorn fine and the is melting rapidly jntercd the cathedral of St a St IVtnsimrg and stole throe diamonds valued ai Charles licrcsford announces that teen oiferai arc will ae of the New Orlears Feb Atkins is dead Green in the hos pital with three wounds as the result of a compact they entered into to end their lives The woman died of mor phine poisoning The man stabbed him self twice neck and then slashed his wrists The tragedy occurcd in a room in the Victor hotel on Bourbon street The couple passed as man and wife and had slopped at the hotel at diwent times during the past three years An effort to awaken tincouple yesterday morning failed and tho Ooorv of the room was forced The place was found covcnd with blood ihe woman dead and the man froely Began Their Work Mumlay Green said they took morphine to gether Monday night he awoke Tuesday the woman was dead by liis side Ho made no report the case and the body lay in the room all day and nisht while devoted himself to drinking ooektils which were sent to his room The Allowing note was found o all and forgive Am my worst enemy and so hence to the great rond through force of circumstances Notify Miss Atkins box Ilawes rille that her sister has at last joiie home Signed Folgcr Green md 31a Green is n native of this city Sew York Insurance Crime Now York Feb Dis trict Attorney Krotc said yesterday the insurance fraud ease now under in in this city promised to de velop into oiio of tho most startling ever known in the criminal history ui the city iieiore the district attor ollieo finished its investiga tion of the astounding ary NewYork insurance he said I vhouifl not be surprised if it were proved that the conspirators oven wont so far as to murder in cold to get lodios for tbe purpose of col lecting policies We have found that twentyHiiro substitute bodies wore1 passed oil on tha Hancock Insurance company alone and as soon as the plotters arc indicted these will bo ex humed The investigation into the re markable plot has hardly Dill They Torture a Woman Tho fate of Sarah Weber who it is alleged died from the effects of brutal treatment which it is charged she re ceived at the hands of the conspirators KroicI saW was but a single instance According to stories told by her rela tives Sarah was tortured in or der to compel her to aid in the insur When the girl left homo she had rosy cheeks and was the pic ture of health When her family found her she was shadow of herself She I old her brother that she had boon beaten starved and slashed wiih knives to force her to help those en gaged in the conspiracy Must Supply Xoiephonea to Customers t the Same Rates us Was Kor merly Done Lansing Feb state supreme court has handed down a de cision upholding Judge Brooke of the Wayne circuit court iu granting a mandamus to compel the Michigan Bell Telephone company to give to John Mahan a subscriber of the Detroit Telephone company which the former company absorbed telephone service at the old Detroit companys rate and connection with thp Michigan switch board This it is held by attorneys in effect fixes telephone rates in De troit at ioer year for business tele phones and per year for residences the old Detroit rate When the Detroit Telephone com pany was absorbed by the Michigan company the latter for some timeruain tained the Detroit switchboard and gave Detroit subscribers connection with the Michigan board After all but a few of the Detroit subscribers had been induced to put in Michigan telephones instead of the Detroit phones this connection was cut off The rate was then raised to per year for business telephones and for residence SHE IS AFTER Because as She Alleges He Broke H3 Promise to Her Bis Owriey Paishville Feb 19 Miss Blanche Culver of Jersey City N in the Rush circuit court has insti tuted suit against Marcus A Kendall for damages for alleged breach of marriage promise The plaintiff is about 27 years old and moves in the best society at Jersey City Her father Milton Culver is a government inspec tor on Ellis island and a sister is a member of Trinity church choir m Now York city Kendall is about 45 years old and married Miss Zella White a school teacher last November Miss Culver allegesthat she met Kendall while on a visit to Knsh county relatives that he paid her many attentions and in April 1002 made a proposal of mar riage which she accepted and tha date of the event was set for late last fall Kendall regularlywrote to her and in all she received thirtyfive love letters of an ardent and endearing character Preparing to Build a Road Springfield Feb De catur Traction company is making preparations for the building of an elec tric railroad from Decatur to this city J C S Schmidtlapp B M Campbell and R A Perkins of Cincinnati are in New York securing estimates for contracts with the Westinghouse Elec tric and Manufacturing company for the constirtiction of the lice They are contracting for a third rail equip ment between the two cities as they will use their private right of way Kailway Earnings In Dliohlgran Lansing Feb earnings in Michigan during 1902 ac cording to Commissioner Atwood were and increase of or per cent over the earn ings of 1001 THE MARKETS Monument to a Woman Owpsso Feb monu ment in Byron cemetery to Ellen May Towar the army nurse who died in Porto Rieo will show a woman or life size seated bowed In grief willi resting in the left hand and hangiifg nt her side a laurel wreath Ttoo contract lias been let for the stone for Protection Flndley Feb farm ers of the country eontrlbntary to f protection benefit squadron The Ontario Lmnhonnons associa tion has adopted a resolution condemn ing In proposed export duty on pulp wood bythe Dominion lohri Monk aged It was found dead and IroKKii in a snow drift near Wood stock O It is n case of murder prob ably Michnol Ward who was licensed of the murder of his brother Thomas was sot fret by n juiy at Chicago Everett of tho Montana legislatures committeo on irrigation charges that not boon law fully applied A herd of steers at tho Chicago stock yards mntldonctl by the sight of a red handkerchief trampled on J II Rnssoli of and he died four nours later Senator and Mrs llannn gave 11 din ner to thfi speaker of the house and Airs Henderson Colonial Swrotary Chamberlain ant his parly have arrived at Cape Town ircc negroes In an nddiess nt Hooker T Washington to hope on SEQUEL OF A GUN FIGHT to Have Been Found ill a Blan Two Bullets in Him and Died Lognnsport Fob port police believe they have found the sequel of A pitched battle at Huntings on Feb 4 between Postoffico In spector Kile and six robbers Seventy live shots were fired and Kile chased the robbers into Illinois finally arrest ing one oC Hitill Friday night a man picked up along the Wabash tracks hero A bullet had penetrated his arm and another his abdomen Monday night he died from tho wounds and exposure lie had boon lying on thp frozen ground Cor touv uen hours when found dying ho said ho had beon uliot by n bnikeman on i train on which ho was boating his way from Danville to Toledo but the svercoat lu wore when found showed j no bullpt holes In lus pockets were found some postage stamps No rela tive has yet claimed the body In spector Kilo has been notified and will come here to attempt to identify the mini Kile says the gang with which bo fought had looted several postoffices in southern Illinois Chicago Grain Followingwere the quotations on the today 7Si 74 Board of Wheat May May July September May July Pork May July September Lard May July Short Ribs July September 9 35 High 78VL i 74 45 44 fji 36 32 Low 5 77 73 45 43 ft 43 35 32 Close 77 73 45 43 43 35 Chicago Live stock receipts for the day Sales ransed at for pigs for lislit for rougr packing and shipping lots with the bulk of th sales at receipts for the day Quotations rariije dat for choice to extra steers good to choice fai rto grood common to medium butchers steers COJS fed western sters stocktrs and teeders cows heifers bulls nd oxen stags Texas steers veal calves natives western Iambs and nativa lambs Eiut Buffalo Live Stock East Buffalo N Feb 18 Dunnincr Stevens Live Stock Com mission Merchants East Buffalo quota 000 slow higher heavy medium yorkers pigs roughs stags Sheep and Receipts sheep steady lambs lOc higher top Iambs culls to good ewes sheep top mixed culls to good In for NinetyBight Kenoshn Fob Will iam the town of Pleasant Prai rie has laid in a state for ninetyeight hours and her condition has not changed in that time The wo man fainted while attending a church service and nil efforts to revive her have proved futile The doctors from all sections of the county have boon called to attcMidhcr but their combined efforts have not been sufficient to bring her to consciousness Juy 311Ac No 2 white 884 49Vic St Grain St Louis Feb 18 Lower No 2 red cash elev ator track May 2 Corn Weak No 2 cash 42c track May nominal ;