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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - July 30, 1907, Mason City, Iowa WAS NOT IN THE PLOT Haywood Absolved of Guilt in the Steunenberg Case by the Boise Jury IT PEttST STOOD EIGHT TO FOUB Majority Being in Favor of Priconerf Acquittal Minority la Gradually Won Same Had Much tease Aaturally Elf Boise July 29 William a Haywood secretarytreasurer of tha Western Federation of Miners lias been made a free man The jury in his ease rendered a verdict deliberat ing for nearly thirtythree hours The agreement in the jury room was readied just after daylight Haywood came Into court palpably iiervous but said he was feeling 11 mt aHadder and these were Injured Lieutenant John Curry and Pipeman William M Kelley both seriously by falling walls Before the flre was gotten under con trol the following buildings weie de stroyed The OllverFinnie Grocery Companys building seven in height BehrOole Grocery company Memphis Papercompany and the Mem Cold Storge plant all located on South Frontcstreet Jfew York July Island the playground of New Yorks mil lions was visited by a flre and seven the amusement zone were destroyed Tilyous Steeple andnearly a score of small were wiped out Au lucky shift the wind probably prevented the whole outfit being reduced to ashes Three persons wire Injured one of themr Gottfried Messerll a fireman probably fatally The show people put their loss at over The flre experts say that over would be nearer the mark Foraker Wants to Know Where Secretary Would Begin Tariff Revision SHARP THHUST AT EOOSEVELT Most of the Speech a Reply to mana Views on the liace Ques tion and The court proceedings were brief requiring less than three min utes The twelve jurors who filed In looked completely tired out from their allnight work Jurys Verdict U ftead Judge Wood had been sent for short y after 7 a when he had tak en the bench he said Gentlemen of the jiiry have you agreed upon a ver diet We said Thomas B Gess foreman He banded an envelope to the judge who transferred it to the clerk who read State of Idaho against William D Haywood jury In tlie above entitled ease find the de fendant William D Haywood not Haywood a Free Man Again The prisoners attorneys jumped to their foet and slapped the back and all tried to grasp his hands at once Judge Wood immediately or dered Haywoods discharge The jury stood deadlocked at 10 for acquittal to JJ for conviction most of the night and ballots were taken at frequent Inter very first ballot sifter 8 for not guilty 3 for murder and one undecided Then the undecided man went over to the majority making it 8 to 3 One by one the members of the minority were won over until Just after daylight yesterday the unani mous agreement was reached Fair Trial Says the Defense Governor Gooding was in the court room when the verdict was rendered He had nothingto say and left in company with James H Hawley lead ing1 counsel for tbe state None of the state counsel would comment on the verdict Haywood thanked each one of the jurors in turn and told them If they ever came to Denver there would be a warm welcome for them at tlie Haywood All the at torneys for tbe defense declared the trial perfectly fair A selfconstituted jury of twelve so cialists which had attended every day of the trial reached a verdict unani mously which was published Saturday morning It was not Done toy the Judges Charge Several of the jurymen said they could see nothing except acquittal in the judges charge which was explicit as to the necessity for corroboration of Orchards testimony j JHANGED BKICKS OH HIM Banker Pays For That Was Gold But Gets Only Base Metal South MeAlester I July J J MeAlester president of tha Amer ican National Bank of this city was swindled Into paying cash for a worthless brick offered by a man representing himself to be a miner It was taken to Muskogee appraised at tbe government office and stated to contain eighty percent of pure gold When the deal was completed tho MeAlester banker was given an imi tation Instead of the brick the apprais er had examined The swindle waa discovered a few hours after the trans action HE WASNT A FLOATER TenlTearOld Boy Who Had Been Searched for In the River Turns Up Alive Augusta July Fleming aged 10 years for whom searching parties have been dragging Broad river at Port Royal S was found on Rage Island a little hungry but none worse for swim more than a mile against a swift cur rent The boy jumped from a boat to recover abucket aud was not seeu again His parents who are among the Fleming said tfiat whenhe jumped thfe water the current carried Jbirn so fast that he could not recover himself al though he is considered a remarkable swimmer for a child Bellefoutaine July 29 At the close of a speech here in which be de voted a large portion of his time to a reply to Senator Tillmans ideas on the negroquestion Senator Foraker had a to say to President Roose velt and Secretary Taft Of thelatter he said Secretary Taft favors revis ion I ihear he is geing to make a speech In September Now I challenga him to answer to me just wheri he would start that revision Burton also favors tariff revision and so does Herriek Herricte W hack at the President Of the president he remarked that he was doing a whole lot better stay ing at home attending to his own bust ness than in Washington attending to other peoples business I am not now a candidate for offlcei but If I ever am I shall not get the salfl he In beginning his criticism of Till man he quoted what Tllhnan had said in his latest utterance on thenegro north had passed the fourteenth and fifteenth amend ments In passion and sectional hatred etc Purpose of the Amendments Foraker said All the way through his discussion is in the na ture of a protest against social equall ior JlKMlerowIi and Oharlotto forigham of Syracuse The grand mother of the little Able girl lies a serious conditionat the home of the Dilis family suffering from shock In midlake fire broke out in the engine room and fanned by a stlff northeast wind spread quickly to the afterward Section of the boat The crew oftwelve men behaved splendidly flighting the flames at first but seeing that nothing save tie boat turned all their attention to the passengers Life pre were put onevery one that could be found in the brief time but ln spite of their efforts nine women ard children perished Captain Brown directed the work of the crew and was the last to leave the burning boat SEHATOB PETTUS IS STATES RIGHTS WINS Railways in North Carolina Will Carry Passengers at 2 14 Cents a Mile KEW BATE BEGINS OH AUGUST 8 GOT Glenn Victor On About Every Point in the Game He Soon Follows Bis Colleague Mor gan Into the Unknown Asheville N July States Senator Pettus of died at Hot Springs this state from the effects of a stroke of apoplexy with which he was while at tha Constitutionality of the Jjaw To Be Tested But It Will Be Unforced v Pending the Proceedings In Court ty Nothing could be more wide of K Everybody understood then equality cannot be ii anybody The purpose of and fifteenth amend to provide political squall Ills to put all citizens of the United States whether rich or poor white or black upon the same plane BO far as the political rights of citizenship St Louis Merchant Drowned Madison Lake July 0 Miller a prominent merchant of St Louis who has been the sum mer here was accidentally drowned Miller and his fatherrinlaw C W Baker of San Antonio were lu a boat on the lake engaged in fishing Miller hooked a large flsh and iri the excitement of landing him the boat was overturned T Murphy Aotor Dead Chicago July T Murphy prominently connected with the Amer ican stage for almost half a century died athis borne in Lake Bluff after an illness of two years Murphy gained fame as an actor playwright stage manager and song writer Dur ing his stags career he played Import ant roles with Edwin and Jolm Wllkea Booth John MeCullough Joseph Jeffer son Lawrence Barrett Edwin Forrest W H Crane and Maggie Mitchell ALL THE COMFORTS OF HOME Besides a Week for Men to Help This Farmer Get His Crops in Safety Elwood July 29 Cristie Wright a wealthy farmer living four tfnd onehalf miles northwest of this City in Tipton county was in tbe city looking for farm laborers To use his own language Wright is up to his neck in work the threshing the hay teg and the weeds in the corn all de manding attention at one He was unable to get men here though he said he would pay two good etout young men aweek and board for the next fourweeks supply a horse and buggy to drive into town each evening after work hours if desired arid that one of his girls who are noted for their beauty and versatility inight accompany the men for com pany and Incidentally to see that the jnan didnot run away with the horse Asked what might happen If the men would run off with buggy and girls in cluded he a sly wink and sshd i dont know whether I would be loser or gainer by such a deal as that BIQBLAZB AT Firemen Killed and Two Others In Island Has a tacle Not on the Programme Memphis a fire originat ing on the of the Mem pliis Cold Storage companys building which wns in the so of erection ne fireman losl and two oth erswere seriously i1 Before the fire Soldiers To Prison For Bucharest July Rou manian soldiers have bean condemned by a court martial to hard labor for life for having refused to flre on peas ants during the outbreak of agrarian disorders in this country last March Three soldiers were sentenced to twenty years hardlabor for having killed an officer and other men given shorter terms of Imprisonment for having participalftd In the uprising and refusing to obey orders Requisition for Poet Cole St Louis July De tiean of Illinois has issued a requisi tion on the governor of Missouri for the return to Chicago of James Kelly Cole the poet and alleged counter feiter now under arrest here Cole is said to be wanted in Chicago for forgery Owing to the fact that he has been turned over to the federal au thorities it is not probable that the requisition will be of any avail ShnrtlefTs Dominant Chicago July D Shurt leff of Marengo speaker of the lower house of the legislature has formally announced his candidacy for the Re publican nomination for governor Tha issue on which he will base his cam paign Is tlie question of reducing Cook countys representation in assembly which Shurtleff asserts should be brought about by a constitutional amendment In the Nature of a Reprisal New York July resist the present high wages demanded by house servants the women of Morris town N are preparing to organize urini Fireman Hixkoy wns killed by l control a housekeepers protective Jo Treatment of tne Freed men Forced the Legislation Denounced Replying further to Tillman Foraker Bald What I want to answer is his charge that in hatred and passion tha fourteenth and fifteenth amendments to the constitution were forced upon the south and that in this way the north needlessly precipitated upon the south the evils it suffered during the reconstruction period These amend ments if not fully demanded by the war itself were made necessary by the situation created by the seceding states Immediately after the war If they had accepted the fourteenth amendment there would not have been any fifteenth amendment for with the fourteenth amendment accepted and ail the seceding states restored to their places in the government the ratification of the fifteenth amendment by the requisite number of states would have been an Impossibility If therefore there be any fault to find with anybody on account of the fif teenth amendment it rests with these seceding states for they by their re fusal to accept the fourteentih amend ment not only compelled reconstruc tion but precipitated a submission and ratification of the fifteenth amendment They accentuated all this by their treatment of the freedmen It would be difficult to exaggerate the unfriend ly character of the legislation affecting them that was enacted immediately after the war in most of the seceding states This kind of legislation coupled with refusal to accept what were thought to be the generous terms of the fourteenth amendment naturally created a public sentiment in the north that secured the ratification of the fourteenth amendment and led to the fifteenth amendment by which it waa provided that no state should hare the right to deny or abridge the right to vote on account of race color or pre vious condition of SINE PERSONS ARE DROWNED KHTTUS Treakfast table His entire body waa paralyzed and recovered con sciousness The body will be taken to Salem Senator Pettus celebrated his 86th birthday anniversary at Tate Springb fweek before last and on that occasion bus unusual vigor was the subject of The report of Senator Pet tas death follows quickly after the death of his colleague from Alabama Senator Morgan Both were notable Raleigh N July state of North Carolina has won in its fight to have its passenger rate law of cents observed by all the railroads pending an appeal to the courts by the roads of the state which proposes to fight the law The promise of obedience to tlie law by the Southern railway and the Atlantic Coast line railway which since July 1the date set for the rate law to go into effect have been violating the law was given at which the rail road sought with Governor Glenn wibo had stated that as a precedent to any agreement he might make the must first be put into effect Rate Law Is Agreed To The conference was a private one newspaper men beingexcluded at the request of the railroad attorneys Aft er the conference Governor Glenn stated that the railroad representa tives agreed to the rate it later to be tested in the original in unction case before Judge Pritchard an appeal if necessary to be taken by the state to the supreme court Of the TJnited States while the railroads would appear the Wake county case to the North Caroline supreme court and If necessary take the case on writ of error to the supreme court ofthe United States Other Points of the Agreement Other provisions of the agreement are that all indictments and prosecu tions now pending are to be dis missed and no otbei indictments or prosecutions are to be instituted foi violations of the law up Louis TjaeconTl game Brooklyn 4 St Louis Innings at 5 Chicago 2 American At Philadel 7 Philadelphia 2 at New York7Cleveland 11 New Yori innings at 5 Boston 4 at touis Washington 8 Association At Minne Paul Minneapolis 5 at 5 Columbus 3 at 4 Indianapo lis darkness at Kansas Sunday At Toledo 5 at 4 ColunSbue 5 at St Paulrjiilhneapolis 1 St Paul u at Kansas Kan sas City 3 At Lincoln Sioux City Lincoln 3 at Hoines Denver 0 Puebio 3 Sunday At Sious 5 Sioux City nings 2 Pueblo C second gameV Omaha 2 Pueblo Innings at Weather BLACKMAILER IS PAROLED pearance tlons Pettus came from Revolution ary stock and during the civil war he rose to the rank of brigadier genera in the confederate army He entered the senate ten years ago UNSAFE PLACE FOR LUNCH prices for help are rising with what mistresses declare Is frightful rapidity Ail Women and Children Steamer Burns In Ijake CayURO Several Persons Severely Scorched Auburn N July steam boat Fronteuac was burned and beached opposite Farleys point at Lake Cayuga and nine lives were lost Tfie victims were all women and chil dren passengers and all were drowned Several other passengers were severely burned before the boat cbuld be beached The following were drowned andjbe bodies subsequently recovered MrsT Homer Genung N Carl Genung 7 years old son of Mrs Gemingi Miss Zalia McCreary Cohoea N Miss Lida Bennett Frankfort N Miss Stella Clinton Ithaca N Miss Maretta Sullivan Syracuse N fiycarold daughter of Howard Able South Bloomingburg N unidentified women The worst injured are Mrs Able South JjUwmlngburs1 N Kllzn Tiit tJnder a Freight Men Vic tims of the Dead and One Dying Madison July employes of the Madison Car and Foundry company were eating their lunch under a newlybuilt freight car the ear was set in motion and two men wore killed one fatally injured and four injured seriously The car was in the middle of a long string of cars one end of which was struck by a switch engine Carl 18 and John Joed Hng were killed John Christo re ceived internal injuries from which he will die and Peter Antone Georges Cesoscric Franz Fergos and Constan tino Jekoski were seriously wounded Magill Arrives at Clinton Clinton July Magill and his wife arrested at San Diego on July 18 on a charge of mur dering Magills first arrived here in charge of Sheriff Campbell after an uneventful journey The pris oners were taken to the DeWitt coun ty jail There was no demonstration at tbe station although a good size crowd was present when the party alighted from the train A grand jury meet today to consider whatever evidence may be offered against Magill and his wife Another Little Boy Mfcsing Ludingtou July the 8yenrold son of L M Parker has been missing since last Thursday noon and no trace of him can be found Searching parties are now scouring the country in every direction It was only S month ago that little Ace Davis was found dead buried under a sand bnnk after ten days of mysterious ab sence The whole community is thor oughly aroused over this latest disap pearance Have Cure In Trimming Corns Alexandria July Au gust Rosengart of this city is suffer ing from blood poisoning the result of using a rusty razor with which to trim a corn He Coughed Up a Snacc July lefferies member of the Rough Rider Cincinnati who has been camp ing on the Ohio river near here got up at nightand took a drink from a spring nearby A few minutes after he retired he awoke his companions with his groans Tefferles wns given an emotic and tie coughedup a green snakesix Indies long as far as the governor can conro same The governor also advises all people against bringing any penalty siiits pending final determination of the question involved and asks the people as ft whole to acquiesce in this arrangement Trouble Over the Date The only trouble in the conference was i selection of the date at which the rate should become effec tive The railroads wanted a longer time than the state was willing to grant but finally the 3th of August was agreed upon as the railroad rep resentatives stated that it would be impossible sooner to make thn proper arrangements at their various ticket offices to supply tickets and to fix rates ORDERS OUT HIS DEPUTIES Sheriff in the Iron Range Looking for Handlers Strike AppearsNearly Settled Duluth July telephone message to The NewsTribune from Bovey says that Sheriff Hooli han of Itasesi county who is wauk has sent a telegram to his depu ty t Bovey telling the latter to get the deputies under arms and be prepared to move at a moments notice A mass meeting of representative citizens sym pathizing with the United States Steel Corporation in this fight was held at Bovey with the result that about 150 men under irms are reported to be camped about the city hall prepared to entrain in ten minutes time There are about 100 men under arms at the Holinan location which will be picked up en route to Nashwauk to prevent the miners there from being chased by force Mayor Cullum says a settlement of the ore handlers strike will be achieved probably some time today Unless the ore handlers strike is settled it is in the opinion of those familiar with the conditions on the range useless to try to open the mines as there would be 110 way of disposing of the output Tho ore handlers are striking for recogni tion of the union which in Its full in terpretation means the closed but the difference is great between the union and the employers the latter re fusing even to receive a committee of the union I SCORES ON THE DIAMONDS Chicago July 29 Following are the base ball Scores League At Philadelphia 3 Pittsburg 6 second game Philadelphia 0 Pittsburg 3 at York 2 Cincinnati 3 at St 4 St Louis 2 at 0 Chicago 4 Sun day At York 3 Cln cinnflti 8 second game New York 1 Cincinnati 3 seven innings agree That Has Enough Sensations IB It to Last Any Four Ordinary Persons Jackson July W Stockwell erstenograpbepof the Gene see countycourt who was convicted of an attempt to blackmail Jacob Ra quet a wealthy Saginaw brewer has been paioled from the Jaekson prison A condition of Stockwells parole pre vents him from returning to Genesee county until the expiration of his sen tence in 1908 Stoekwells wife wno has been living in Flint unknown as the wife of the prisoner hurried to Jackson as soon as she heard if the parole of her husband She was married to Stockwell while he was a fugitive toNew Orleans where he was later captured through Information unintentionally given bj her Stockurells first wife obtained a divorce shortly after the trouble be gan and was married to David Reid of Zion City She was shot and killed two years ago Reid soon afterward ooramitted suicide Stockwell intends to settle in Jackson in says undiba gin life1 anew SO War New Yoik July nlrnl Francis W Dfr who was a passenger aard the whlcb has JWt at rlvWf frofii Liyejpool that ihterft with Cnited States had vhtuaiiyintroduceor Japan to the society of nations sorna fifty years ago and that ever since tbc two nations had been firm friends He declared the San Francisco inci dent was not big enough to cause a war Admiral Dickins whose home is Washington has spent six montha traveling ou tiie European continent Fatal Auto Ride Pacific Grove July woman wns killed and another fatally hurt at the loop ou the Seventeenmile drive A party consisting of foui women two men and two children started for New Monterey in an auto mobile driven by A Zimmerman o Hollister Near the top of the rock at the loop the machine was stopped and in therestarting1 it slipped over the bank onto tho rocks twenty feet be low instantly killing Mrs C D earner inflicting1 apparently fatal wounds on Mrs B Shiiw and breaking MissEilitfi Dempseys jaw Doubly Fatal Fight Mlddlesboro July Brninnifttt a deputy sheriffof Hnnloii county and Elihu Lee killed other In a pistol fight on Martins fork The trouble arose hav ing arrested Lees brother a few days since Etioh man emptied his revolve into the otlier at short bott died in fifteen minutes Mrs Blanchard Dead New Orleans July received here from Mineral Wells announce the death there of Mrs C Blanchard wife of the gov ernor of Louisiana Mrs Blanchard had been in ill health for over a yeai and it wasonthis account that Gov ernor Blanchard recently wentto Min eral Wells n Heres a Luclcy Aeronaut Madrid July Captain Y Duani a well known Spanish naut made a balloon ascension airship was blown out to sen and to the water The captain was vescULrt by a passing British steamer an brought back tp land Getting the Camp in Readiness Ludington July rErectlon of tha permanent commissary building moved from Island Lake has been be gun on the camp grounds of the Michi gan National Guard About troops will attend the encampment from Aug JJ2to Rnnyaus Friend New York July M Car ter the1 woman vAio betrayed Chester Runyan the1 paying teller of the Windsor Trust company who stole to the police has been in dicted for receiving stolen goods Runyan says lie gave her of the in cash he stole and that she took another when he was not looking ;