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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - January 10, 1907, Mason City, Iowa TWIOBAWB1K I an COUNCIL DISCUSS THE MATTER AT SESSION LAST NIGHT James Cullcn Resident of Charles City Shoots to Death His Wife and Her Son Roy Eastman Dur ing a Family Quarrcll and Then attempts to Take His Own Life SUPERVISORS ARE INVITED To Buid the Arch and the City Will Do the Paving Proposition Con sidered by the Council Remit Water Tax to University city the mainCbuiif it l of Steele was only one of a band of ORIGINAL HOTI01 believed dbutftf ul that who having shown that In tKl District Court of Iowa it such an ordinance would pass the thfcy are in earnest in their threats and I for Cerro Gordo County 0 C council ai this time There is need of violence will at once begin a plan Ashland Plaintiff vs Edwin K of more water supply but the memof blackmail the big financial instiHardy Jane C Hill Peter Nelson bers are not yet willing to issue more tutions is the opinion of the EastAmel Nelson Pearl Neson Newell bonds for that purpose All the crn authorities Chicago police are Nelson Hazel Nelson Lawrence Nel members of the eouncii were present using every endeavor to expose the son Josephine Mengard 0 L Men The following bills were allowed local gang gard Charles Nelson Ole Nelson Fire Bills Detectives of the Central bureau Oleia Nelson and the unknown claim Thos Conners under orders from Captain OBrien ants of the South Half of Soutfc Wilson early visited the home of East yuarrer Oi section Ho iSine J C 5nno of the lead A cement bridge Denisoii Hose Co anarchist and questioned her closely Miles Hardware as to the associates of her husband Calkins Bros in Chicago The woman was in a hys Glanville Co terical condition and finally on the West Elect Tel advice of the officers left her home J H at the Addison street station of the foflmsuip NO Ninety North of No Tweny one Wert of the Fifth P M in Cerro Gordp Coiinty Iowa January Term A 1907 Orig inal Notice To Edwin K Hardy Jane C Peoples Gas Elee 50 Chicago Milwaukee St Paul railHill Ole Nelson Oleia Nelson and similar to the i Ideal Laundry road and with her boys took up her the aforesaid unknown defendants structure on East State street across City National Bank residence with Steeles mother Mrs You and each of you are hereby Willow Creek is the probable j First National Bank James Steele at 755 Racine notified that on or before the 28th things the coming season for southIowa State Bank Steele had for several years made Jay of Deeiimber A D 1906 there Charles City Jan to the City was thrown into a state of horror this morning when it was discovered that James Cullen had murdered both his wife and step son and had then tried to kill himself The tragedy occurred at their home on Clark street and occurred early this morning resulting from family trouble Cullen Main street according to the senti ment expressed last evening at the 6f the city council While no Commercial Eavings Bank Corporation Pnnd no endeavor to support his Chicago will be filed in the office family and had allowed the boys of the CleYfe of the District A W to grow up in an atmosphere of Court of Cerro Gordo Cqnnty formal action was taken the proposij C A Cadwell crime which has already resulted in a petition of plaintiff claiming that tiqn was discussed in some of its Ifc Valentine their having acquired criminal re he is the absolute owner iii fee sira phases and most of the council will A t Lien cords pie of the following described real act favoiably when the issue is up W H Nutting The three boys ranging from 14 estate situated in Cerro Gordo for decision The county board of J J Burns to 11 years are well known to the County Iowa the South Half of was suPervisors were submitted a proposij Swale police and have been arrested on ar the South East Quarter of Section i tion to the effect that if they will Wm VahLone son charges several times None has No Nineteen in Township No Nine fifty years of age and after a quarrel with his wife and her son Roy eastj build the arch of the bridge the cityH H Perkins been convicted although the police ty six North of Range Nd Twenty man he shot and killed them then turned his revolver on him would do the paving necessary to eovi strueture Tust hjWthe self wounding himself but not seriously He was arrested and is in jail bodies will ijltimately agree when itjWm comes to a vote in1 each is a matter John killed them both joraDle and if the supervisors decide to build the council will assist here It is said that Cullen was abusing hiswife when her son Roy Of donbi but the sentiment was fav Eastman interfered and the father draining his gun a retired contractor and carpenter Later Account About three oclock this morning James Cullen a carpenter of this eity murdered his wife and her son Roy Elliott boy about seventeen yeare old Cullen had met his banker from Dixon on the E C Goodwin say they are shiftless lads and asone West of the Fifth P M of sociate with criminals Iowa That for more than twenty Second Wife Provided For years last past he has been in poses All the money made by Steele in gjon of said premises claiming title P Wilson the past ten years has gone to the thereto under a certain Warranty j The need is considered great and C j the supervisors have a disposition to 1 make good The two bridges that J H MeEwen support of his wife and child in deed from Richard Wilbur and wife Lynchbirrg where it is said they have dated July IS 1885 and other been kept in fairly comfortable cirgrantors in title of sair Sichard eumstances Wilbur Said titles based in part on Leo A G C Bagley i Herbert 50 Steele left Lynchburg last Thurscertain tax deeds described in pet J A Maben day after telling his wife that Tie was jtion of plaintiff that said Edwin going to Danville to get work K Hardy has or claims to have an are uow spanning Willow creek can be used at some other place in the A H Beecher i county so it and utiliz1 Vulcan Iron Works 25 on a railroad contract He promised interest in said land as jed there in good shape and whileWater Fund that she should hear from him by the Fnited States Government and I traffic has outgrown the strucj Peoples Gas and Electric Co Saturday The first word she safa jane jjyi or claims to two oclock Central passenger and after arriving home and showing tares here there are places in the i Williams Coal was the news from the police of his an interest in said laftid as fOIlTlfV J n J JvlTi AS rTniviTiTUTA Ti I to bed he went to his wifes room and stabbed her through the heart Then he wentto the boysroom and atemptedto cut his thipat The boy jumped out of bed arid threw Cullen to the floor when Prof Reed of the college who was rooming there came in and separated them The boy then hurridiy put on his clothes arid started to call the marshal they cnn be used to adMiles Hardware 70 death I vantage and are needed there j Cancel Water Tax i The council did a masiiamious act Mist National Municipal Street Grading Fund Roll 16333 during its session Monday night by cancelling the water tax against Joe Wanniuger Memorial university While some of 1 V the cbuncil objected to this and for and just as he was passing out of the door Cullen shot him killing him good reasons others were more favor Cullen then turned the revolver on himself but only inflicted A slight wound Cullen was then arrested and now languishes in jail His excuseis that the family was trying to kill him arid that he was only act ing in selfdefense Mrs Cullen formerly Mrs Elliott living near Cullenwere married about a year ago and on account of r fjT f J I I 4 I Cullens eccentricities it is uriderstoo d have not got along pleasantly He would frequently get into fitsof anger when the boy a muscular lad take hold of him until he would become cooled down The coro ners jury is now in session when it is thought this statement of theaf fair will be verified ably impressed with the needs of the institution and voted favorably to the motion Dr Patton was before the council and presented the matter The University was in the debt of the eity about for water rents and aa they have pressing need for all their present this carried some weight the council The institn A H Beecher Miles Hardware City National Bank Iowa State Bank First National Commercial Savings Bank Lighting Fund Street City Hall Water Fund W P Chas Thought He Had a Divorce The woman asserted that Steele had told her that he had obtained a di vorce from his first wife and that she had married hvn at her home in Jane C Hill or as grantees in title grand Rapids Mich of otie Lars Nelson a former owner In Lynchburg Steele worked as a in fee of said land or as heirs of foreman on a concrete construction grantee in a certain morteasre de scribed in petition dated October 23 1865 and the interest of said de scribed land being as grantees in title of the said Edwin K Hardv and 50 20 J C Stier A W Ernest tion was considered a benefit to the city and further that no individual was getting any benefits from it other than the salary paid to the teachers caused the members to act National Iowa State Bank First National Central Railroad as they did The Finances the estate of said persons or as gang and went by the name of J R devisees under the last wil and tes Steele lament of said Edwin K Hardy I dont know what to believe Jane C Hill or Lars Nelson or as about my husband bavin anotheu grantee or grantees in title heir or said Mrs Irene Steele at the heirs or divisw or divisees of the home of Mr Steeles mother 755 grantee or grantees in title of the Racine avenue last niffht We have said Edwin K Hordy Jane C been almost fifteen yenrs or Lars Nelson and up till a year lived together Said Plaintiff prays that Ms He was frequently absent from Chiand estate in said real property be cago for months at a time on busiestablished asflihst the adverse ness and never contributed to any claims of the defendants each extent to the support of the boys of them and that the said defendants Absent from Chicago for a Tear and each of them and all persons About a year ago he told me he claiming by thronsrh or under them a position as traveling man with be barred and forever estopped from TOOK CORN PRIZES T i a bi firm but he never told me the having or claimin any risht or title The finances of the city according Nye Schneider t name oi firm or the nature of his adverse to Dewitt Man Gets the Big Prize For the Best Ear of Corn at Ames Ex hibition Moines Jan 8 Special the Pascal Dewitt took the first prize at Ames fourth annual contest for the best ear of corn It was pronounced a perfect ear by the judges Bennett being a cutter in the Davey Manufacto the report of the city treasury Bate luring Co They left the city last does riot show up very well and from A H September for the purpose of seeking a first glance at the report one would Miles Hardware a climate beneficial to Mrs Kilroys think the city is not on easy Standard Oil health and went west The deceased A total overdraught in four departPeoples Gas a husband and three children ments of the eity funds aggregate Mrs E J If the body is sent east it will be The largest overdraft Marshall Oil Cc at Emmetsburg so friends appears in tne grading tuna wnien is joe The fire fund comes lext j with an overdraft of Treasurers Report On the other hand a look at the business ss wou of K of to interred believe the ORIGINAL NOTICE A H Gale Plaintiff vs The following was the report of total footing of the iamonnt of cash the city treasurer of the citys fi in said He had not been at onr and that title thereto be quieted in then the plaintiff and that unless ivpui and defend on 1740 North Ashland avenue but it fore noon of the second was impossible for me to keep up the term being the January home on the little amount I could the said Court which will be begt earn I got a position to take care and holden in the Court House i of the Addison street depot on the Mason City in said County on road where I have been 28th day of January A D i default will be entered against yon i from the 0 G on hand in all the departments makes nances railroad company and with what I Bros including five of the brothers Baker Maud Baker J Fogarty a nice balance The report showed Corporation balance fan can just about manage to tnereon as the Whiting best ten ears trophy for the ESCAPED FROM ELDORA International Harvester Company that there was a total of Improvement balance Ventura Bank Alton Banking cash on hand and that from the year Beading room Trust Company Defendants 1906 tax there is due the eity i Bond account In the DistrictCourt of theState most of which will be received Willow creek Iowa in and for Cerro Gordo though not all If the funds were Lime Creek sewer ray boys have never been and provided by law HUGH H SHEPARD divorced If Attorney for The foregoing original notice is i for Cerro County January Term 1907 equally distributed there would be a Water overdrawn Boy by the Name of Hicks Escapes To 0 G Baker and Maude Baker balance in most of the funds Grading and road overdrawn so professed ignorance of his second D J Fogarty International Harves A nice bouquet was handed the Light overdrawn and Drives Iter Company Alton Banking council last evening by the Christian Fire j Trust Company church for the way in which they You are hereby notified that on or improved the walks drainage and Relatives Think Police Wrong weekl newsPaPer Polished Ma Other relatives of the dead man alfn Cit in Cerro once each week for six matrimonial venture and expressed s From Reform School Teamto Death Eldora Jan 8 Special to the before the 15th day of January A D pavement fronting their church prop of the inmates of 11907 the petition of Plaintiff in th1 erty to the extent that less dirt and the opinion that with further devel HAD TWO WIVES the Reform school here by the name of Hicks twenty years old escaped last night and after stealing a team drove it to death for there it was found this morning twenty miles from here Hicks is yet at large entitled eamse will be filed in the iffice of the elerb of the Dis Struck By Train Hanlontown Jan Ansen hus a man about thirty years of age was struck by a Northwestern freight train about 11 oclock this morning and had several ribs broken besides a bad cut on the head He was standing near the track as the train came into the station the pilot catch filth has been tracked into the edifice The eommunication nearly took Steele Who Lived at Garner Alleged to Have Had Two Wives opments the police would discover that thestory is incorrect Visits of Steele to Chicago have been so infrequent the last few years1 that the police have met with much Dated this 12th day of 1906 CLIFFORD P SMITH Judge 12th Judicial District of lowaF Administrators Notice triet Court of the State of Iowa in the of the fathers all snr and for Cerro Gordo County claim vived It is an unusual thing to re That Eolla Steele a Chicago an ing of you the sum of Twelve Hun ceive bouquets archist who lost his life Saturday difficulty in finding any known mem1 bers of anarchist organizations who State of Iowa Cerro Gordo knew him j Public notice is hereby given While it is known that he has for the undersigned has this day beenf dred Eighty Dollars money as A was ordered to be supplied 0 attempt to years befa a of socialistic appointed and commissioned by th Tticfl Alia frnm ji i tViasc Ptr ihereon at d per cent from the 18th you with interest the Catholic church and convent thg Fourth Nationalbank at norif these Su far District Court of Gerro Gfordo Assessor Farrell presented the lelphia afjto his demand for day of November A 1903 On name of L W Phillips as assistant had been include bomb ty in the State of Iowa the certain promissory note given Maud Baker to James K by 0 G November Baker and 18th 1903 haj for uiure assessor which was accepted fourteen years lived as a bigamist The Lighting committee who hasiwith a wife and family in Chicago had under consideration the rearange1 and another wife and child Blythe and assigned to A H Gale ment of the lights on East Fifth j Lynchburg discovered by and secured by mortgage and asking street reported that nOchanse would the police yesterday in their endea tbe foreclosure of said mortgage be made and that the lights would re against the West half of South East main as they are ing him He lives four miles north I quarter of Section 33 Township 96 of town Range 22 West of the 5th P M in MBS MATT EILROY DEAD Is the Report That Has Reached the City Residents of This City and Resided on Cottage The report is extant today in the eity of the death of Mrs Matt Kilroy her honje in Oregon of consump tion Mr and Mrs Kilroy are well known in MMon City and formerly lived on Cottage awmne Mr Kilroy Cerro Gordo County Iowa Smoke Ordinance Out The ordinance presented in which vorsto find out wih which of the bomb throwing organization Steele was It was found that for ten vcars smokingwas prohibited in the Steele had lived with Mrs Bessie And that appear therestairways lobbies rope rooms stage Steele in Lynchburpr and that they to and defend before noon of the of public places and theatres have a tenyearold son In Chicago second day of the next term being was turned down by the council withj Mrs Irene Steele who for more than the January term of the said out even the formality of a vote In fourteen years has been the wife of Court which will commence at Mathe matter of the Wilson theatre the the bomb thrower has three children son City on the 28th day of Janumanagement wanted the privilege of ranging from 14 to 11 years of age ary 1907 default will be entered smoking in the office and the council All arc boys againstyou and judgment and decree believed it was not quite the thing the renuest of the chief of de rendered thereon as provided by law to prohibit smoking among some of tectivcs of Philadelphia Chief Collins Dated the 20th day of December the attaches of the operahouse while yesterday detailed men from three A D 1908 Blythe Markley Rule ft Smith Attorney for Plaintiff others was exempt so did nothing Bonding the City divisional headquarters to scour the down town and Ghetto districts for There iV some talk of bonding the former companions of Steele That as can throwing in their May Have Been Insane Among friends of the mans fam ily it is thought that brooding over financial troubles and his inability to get steady or remunerative employ ment had unbalanced his mind and that his act was the result of tem porary insanity trator of the Estate of Frank C Stowers deceased and all persons having claims against said Estate are hereby notified to file them with the Clerk of said Court clearly1 stated and duly sworn to and withinl legal time preparatory to their ing allowed and proved and perse owing said Estate are requested The police especially in the payment to the un are of the opinion that Steele was a member of some ultra radical branch of an anarchist society and that it was in the fulfillment of a thorough ly organized plan that the Philadel phia bank was wrecked Saturday dersisned and avoid costs Dated at Mason City Iowa thfcl 22nd day of December A D 906j George Stowers Administrators Sylvester Long son of Mr and ITnnforrl MNMor has refirned Mrs J J Long is home from Wnnird preparato fnv nrhnrn lift llnohoAn fntjnv T fax where he has been taking treat ment for a few months for rheuma tism He is some improved and ex Mivs Lucy Randall wets to remain here till able to go axel Wood have lo work Grihnell Ruth Gille returned ;