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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - June 2, 1904, Mason City, Iowa WEEKLY THE LATEST MARKETS BY WIRE DAILY OFFICIAL PAIEB ALL TUB TKJLEGR Af UIC AND LOCAL NEWS VOL XII MASON CITY IOWAHTHURSDAY JUNE 2 1904 NO 9 BRYAN DELEGATION Nebraska Democrats Elect DelRUSSIAN SHOOTS AT OFFICERS egafces to National Meeting MEET IN CONVENTION AT OMAHA Unanimously Adopt Platform Deal ing With National Issues arid Re affirming Kansas City Declaration Congressman Cochran Speaks Omaha June Nebraska Democratic state convention unani mously selected William J Bryan to head the Nebraska delegation to the national gathering at St Louis and adopted a platform which reaffirms the Kansas City platform of 1900 and places before the public Mr Bryans viewsof what should be embodied in the platform of the coming national convention Mr Bryan was himself chairman of the committee on resolu tions the platform He had assoeiated with him men who have been his most loyal supporters There was no opposition to the adop tion of the platform as read although one delegate attempted to secure the adoption of an additional plank pledg ing Nebraska Democracy to the sup port of the nominees of the St Louis convention regardless of whom they might be He was ruled out of order however after reading his resolution There were but a handful of dele gates who had not been pledged to the support of a reaffirmation of the Kansas City platform and they came from Lancaster Mr Bryans own county They did not however at tempt to secure recognition and Mr Bryan sat with the Lancaster delega tion while he was on the floor of the convention The proceedings were characterized by delegates at all times appeared arixious to outdo each other in their support of the leaders and the principles they represented Several speeches were delivered among them being addresses by Mr Bryan in support of the platform by Congressman Cochran and the dele gates selected to the national con vention J Bryan Lancaster W H Thompson Hall C J Smyth Douglas Walter Phil lips Platte alternates J M Gil christ Douglas H G Ward John son J A Cowperthwaite Holt H C Davis Richardson The platform in part is as follows Democracy would oppose as inim ical to the welfare of the people all private monopolies and would exter minate them by the enforcement of the remedies suggested in the Kansas City platform The failure of the present administration to enforce ex isting laws or to suggest more effec tive laws is conclusive proof that it lacks the desire the intelligence or the moral courage to attack the con scienceless combinations of capital that have flourished during recent years Democracy would relieve the coun try of the menace of militaryism and imperialism by following the example eet by this country in its dealings with Cuba and giving the Philippines an immediate promise of ultimate in dependence The administration of a colonial to mon archial principles it repugnant to our theory of government and cannot ba defended without the assertion of doc trines which if carried out will under mine free government in the United States Democracy would restore the tar iff to a revenue basis and administer it for revenue only thus demolishing Prisoner Says He Has Instructions to Kill Five Fat and Prosperous Men Chicago June Gabanska a Russian twentyfour years of age was arrested after he had attempted to shoot a man named1 Frank Adams whom he had never seen before He made a desperate fight against being placed under arrest and fired several ihots at the police officers who took him to the the station He declared to the police after being arrested that he had been sent to Chicago by a so ciety in St Louis with instructions to kill fat and prosperous looking A paper found in his pocket contained the names of Mayor Carter H Harrison and Alderman Honore H Palmer He would not admit that he intended to assassinate thesetwo men but said that his instructions made it necessary for him to kill five fat and prosperous It cannot be definitely ascertained whether the man is demented or an anarchist The police however are of the opinion that there is some truth in his story Hold Chicago June their efforts to withhold race results from the pool rooms officials of the Hawthorne race track held their patrons prison ers within locked gates Soonafter thecrowd assembled it was an nounced that egress would be refused tothe spectators until after the fifth race Threats of damage suits did not move the special policemen and con stables who barred all means of exit Although every effort was made to cut off the pool roms canvas screens even being placed alongside the jockey board to prevent a free view of the names of the riders the agents of the pool rooms succeeded in get ting the information GENERAL KUROKI JAPANS PRESENT MILITARY HERO llie accompanying portent is the1 first authentic recent one of the Japanese General urofci ever prated in this country It was made fora a photograph taken in Tokyo a iw nRVM hnrnrp ew days before ha set out for the front Russians Fail in Attempts to Destroy Docks Payne 3ives Out Statement Washington June General Payne gave out a statement regarding the attitude of the depart ment toward worthless nostrums and the newspaper publication of ob scene advertisements It was ex plained that the department had no intention of entering on a crusade against patent medicines or of estab lishing a censorship on advertisements printed in newspapers but simply aimed to correct abuses in eases of obscenity and frauds as required by law Richards to Superintend Opening Washington June Richards of the general land office has been designated by the secretary of the interior to superintend the opening of the various Indian reserva tions provided for by the last session of beginning with the Chip pewa opening in Minnesota June 15 and including the Red Lake Rosebud and Devils Lake reservations He will leave Washington today on this mission A force of clerks from the land office here will assist him Meet Next at Washington la Greenville June clos ing day of the general assembly of the United Presbyterian church was extremely busy Washington was selected as the next place of meet ing to be precededby a meeting of the general commission of missions at Crawfordsville that state Dr R A Hutchinson of Altoona was selected as moderafor alternating as preacher the sermou Eveleth Miners Strike Duluth June hun dred mjners employed by the Drake CONVICTS ARE TURNED LOOSE Chinese Officials Allow Prison Doors to Be Forced and Anarchy Reigns for a Said to Have Been Repulsed by Kuroki London June Times corre spondent at Che Foo cables During the interval of thirty hours between the Russian evacuation sf Dalny and the Japanese occupation anarchy pre vailed The local Chinese officials al lowed the prison to be forced with the result that about cutthroats had the rim of the town Sbirie time wijl be required to make the ports of Dalny and Tailenwari safe for ship ping to enter as the Sanshantao isl ands have been connected very skill fully with the mainland by mines j stretching over a large field The damage to the Russian works ashore is insignificant The Japanese have much railway material on the way There is no information yet as to the fate of the Russian gunboat and the four transports which were in Talien wan bay dtiring the battle of Kin Chou It is just possible that the boats slipped away during the night of May 2G Immediately after Talien wan bay shall have been safe a Japa nese siege train will be landed when presumably a third army corps and a specially organized flying column will cooperate with the first army corps in the advance on TRAJN TO BREAK DEADLOCK HAMMERED BY HAIt Windows Broken and Passengers Cut by the Glass Hutchinson June section and all southwestern Kansas were drenched by a heavy rain ac companied by hail Between Buck lin and Meade on the Rock Island road tail did much damage to crops Hail broke nearly every window on north side of an eastbound Rock Island train and broken glass cut sev eral passengers Miss Foster of Fow ler was so severely cut that a physi cians attendance Was necessary LOST ISLAND OF THE PACIFIC Search is to Be Made Between Hono lulu and San Francisco Washington June her return trip from Honolulu the Denver will search for the Lost island of the Pa This island is supposed to be somewhere between Honolulu and California bay It appears on the Old Spanish maps but on American maps it is put down as doubtful It has long been a theory that the American sloopofwar Levant which disap peared in 1859 on its way from Hono lulu to Panama and was never heard of again was wrecked offi this island France Can Best Do It London June Associated Press learns that the British minister at Tangier acting instructions from the foreign office here is coop erating with the French minister in the endeavor to secure the release of Messrs Perdicaris and Varley It is believed here that if the captives re lease is possible it can best be achieved through French influence By this means it is thought here that the sultan of Morocco will be enabled to bring such pressure to bear upon the bandit chief as to com pel him to release his captives with out necessitating the forcible inter vention of either of the nations to which the captives belong Studying Merchant Marine Boston June congressional merchant marine commission of which Senator Gallinger is chairman resumed its sessions in this city The commission began the present inquiry at New York May 23 from theft it went Philadelphia and Baltiiaore The hearing in this city was intended to cover the entire New England coast and invitations had been extended to ship owners ship builders sailors and others interested Fraudulent Use of Mails St Louis June Vrain Le sieur former president of the Lesieur Opal Mining company and Miss Nel lie G Seaman former secretary of the company were arrested on indict ments found by the federal grand jury charging them with using the mails to defraud It is charged that they sold1 stock in an opal mine in Utah representing that the property was valuable whereas the complain ants allege it is worthless the legal bulwarksbehind which the j company at Eyeleth went on a strike because their wages cut from to per day For a time they threatened to do damage to the property but wiser counsel prevailed and aside from a parade on the streets in which all of the strik ers participated there was no demon strauon predatory trusts have found refuge Protection for protections is an ingenious for the exportation of the masses by the privileged classes it has brought great injus tice to the consumers and has been the fruitful source of widespread po litical corruption Democracy would administer the treasury department in behalf of the public not as now fn the interest of Wall street It would prevent the re eoinage of legal tender silver dollars into limited legal tender subsidiary coin It would secure to the people a volume of standard money sufficient to keep pace with the demand for money It would favor paper money issued by the government without the Intervention of national Oklahoma Democrats Xnadarko June Bry an wing of the Oklahoma Democracy dominated the convention held here to elect delegates to the St Louis con vention and thjf delegates were in structed to act In conjunction with those who supported the party in the two last presidential the vote on these Instructions being al most unanimous The Hearst men early in the convention gave up hope of obtaining instructions for their candidate and the Parker men who opposed all instructions ware whelmingly defeated Baseball Results American 2 Boston 4 St Louis 3 Philadelphia Chicago 1 Washington 0 New York 5 Detroit 3 American City 5 St Paul 1 Colum bus 0 Toledo 2 Louisville 5 Mil waukee 7 Minneapolis 0 Western Springs 6 Denver 5 Death of EditorHeimberger Leadville June O Heimberger editor and proprietor of the HeraldDemoprat died at his home in this city after an illness of ten days aged thirtyseven years Mr Heimberger was born in New York1 and came to Colorado in 1878 Expect Further Floods in Kansas Kansas City June inches of rain fell in southern Kansas and it is probable that all streams which have been receding in the past few days will again rise and overffow their banks Further flood damage ia KOUROPATKIN MAY RISK FIGHT All Hopes Are Centered in His Efforts to Save Port Arthur London June confirmation has yet been received of the reported heavy fighting near Port Arthur or with Kouropatkins army although the latter is not regarded as improb able Rumors persist that court influ ence at St Petersburg is being active ly exercised to induce General Kouro patkin to assume the offensive in an endeavor by a victory to retrieve the Russian military reputation The Daily Telegraphs St Peters burg correspondent says A recent council of war decided that Kouro patkin should risk an engagement The emperor sanctioned this judg ment even so far as to authorize the dispatch of troops from the German frontier to the far east on the ground that as Germany was benevolent she ioight be trusted safely All hopes are centered in Kouropatkin who will make desperate efforts to save Port Against these statements must be placed the official contradictioncom municated to the Associated Presi and already cabled that General Kour opatkin would move southward The Moscow correspondent of the Times learns that Harbin is to foe fortified speedily against the contin gency of a siege Heavy siege guns have left St Petersburg already real ly intended for Harbin and others will oe sent from Cronstadt and other first class fortresses for the same purpose A painful impression haa been produced by General Kouropat kins insistence on the necessity of making timely provision for retreat to Harbin Rome Receives News of Battle London June dispatch from Rome says a telegram has been received there from Tokio reportin that General Kuroki has completely defeated General Kouropatkins forces near Sumentse All the Russian po sitions east of Hai Cheng have been abandoned according to the telegram severalguns have been taken and whole squadrons of Cossacks cap tured Railroads Reducing Expenses Pittsburg June Pennsylva nia lines west are reducing operating expenses to correspond with the pres ent gross earnings of the system It it announced that men hava been dismissed from the Panhandle and its various divisions and others are to be let out as quickly as their services become unnecessary Japanese Battleship May Be Aground Looking for a MlcWgan Mayor Iron Mountain June General Manager Davidson of tfie Me nominee range United States Steel corporation mines has left for Negaunee on a special train with a crew of fifty men to assist in the search for Mayor Hudson of Negau nee supposed to be lost in the woods near there St Amant Wins English Derby London June Amant won thederby by three lengths Gouver ant a French horse owned by M Blanc and the favorite was not placed The victory of Leopold de Rothschilds St Amant was exceed ingly popular The scene When Mr de Rothschild led in his colt was re markable King Edward who was present was among the first to con gratulate his old friend while cheers resounded all over the course Names New Federal Judges Washington June a con ference with the president Attorney General Knox announced the follow ing appointments William M Lan ning of Trenton to be United States district judge for the district of New Jersey Edward A Mann of Las Cruces to be assistant of the New Mexico supreme court Are Talking of Arbitration Lake Mohoiik N June tenth annual conference of interna tional arbitration opened here with a larger attendance than at any pre vious meeting of the body nearly 300 people being present Judge George Gray of Delaware was chosen to pre over the conference The review in the history of arbitration was made by Dr Robert J Trueblood of Boston secretary of the American Peace so ciety Americans Fail to Kneel Rome June vatican author ities have given the notice to those who recommend people for audiences of the pope that they must guarantee that such persons will con form to Vatican etiquette in kneeling and kissing the hand of the pope The notification was issued as a result of the conduct of some Americans a few weeks ago who refused to kneel when the pope appeared Proposition to Release Dele gates From Instructions SECRET SALLOT VOTED DOWN Resolutions Introduced in Illinois Con vention Allowing Delegates to Vote According to Personal Fruitless Ballots Taken Springfield June Re publican state convention took five more ballots without breaking the gubernatorial deadlock and without producing any material change in the standing of the candidates Three important propositions were present ed to the convention during the day all designed to end the contest but two were rejected and the other is now before the committee on resolu tions These propositions were discontinue the roll calls and vote by secret ballot This came from a Deneen delegate but was re pudiated by Deneen and most of the other candidates refer the governorship back to the party through primaries to be held on the same day through out the state This was proposed by Yates but the other candidates were a unit against the plan and it was lost by a vote of 2 to 1 the candidates be re quested to release their delegates from further obligations and permit them to vote regardless of instruc tions The subcommittee of the committee on resolutions to which was referred the Stewart resolution releasing dele gates decided to report the resolution favorable to the full committee The latter body undoubtedly will pass it out to the convention The Yates and Deneen leaders after numerous con ferences have mutually decided to of fer no opposition In that case the vote on the resolution in the conven tion will be unanimous The preva lent opinion is that as it is only the expression of an opinion or senti ment it will be disregarded by the delegates and will have no material effect on the deadlock Calls on the Ohio Militia Columbus June com panics of militia were ordered to pro ceed to Hanging Rock near Ironton The trouble at the furnaces in the Hanging Rock district is due to the attempt to supply the places of strik ers with nonunion men many of the latter being colored For some days both sides have been heavily armed and tbere have been several collision but few casualties considering the extentof the shooting Family of Four Cremated Mayklng June of the cremation of a family of four in an outoftheway place on Cumberland fat Petersburg June mountain has reached here The vie firmed report has reached here from Mukden that the Japanese battleship Fuji is aground on a reef off the Miao Tao Islands between the Kwan Tung and Shan Tung promontories where it U being guarded by torpedo boats tims were Henry Luther his wife Lennie their daughter Mary aged eighteen and a son of seven years Hiram Raleigh a neighbor found the Luther home in ashes and the remains of the four occupants in the ruins Race War Imminent in Indiana Lawrenceburg June vices from Weisburg are to the effect that a race war is imminent at the labor camps along the Big Four rail way This state of affairs is due to the depredations of several negroes who within the past week have robbed and maltreated whites em ployed at the camps Wyoming Flood Kills Two Green River June in the Green river and tributaries have cost at least two lives and much damage to property A messenger has just arrived here with news from the inundated district It is his opin ion that the death list may be greatly increased when complete reports come in The known dead are Frank Woodruff and William Eubanks range riders New Evidence in Shafer Case Bedford June evi dence is beiug presented to the spe cial grand jury investigating the mur der of Sarah Shafer A number of prominent women of Bedford who were not examined heretofore are testifying The local manager of the Western Union Telegraph company has been summoned and copies of some telegrams have been demanded It is said that they include one sent to a prominent Bedford person from Terre Haute a few hours before the murder and which will play an import ant part in the evidence Manager Scarah of the Western Union refused to accede to the demands of the court until after consulting Superintendent Wallick of Indianapolis Blackmailed Out of New York June R Platt tha millionaire octogenarian who claims that was obtained from him by Hannah Elias a mulatto by means of blackmail obtained through counsel a civil order for the womans arrest the application being made before Justice Dugro in the su preme court The order of arrest was placed in the hands of a deputy sher iff who went to the Elias womans home and was refused admittance by her lawyer The lawyer said his cli ent was too ill to see any one Hearst Loses in Michigan Detroit June antiHearst element in the Michigan Democracy headed by Daniel J Campau of De troit national committeeman from this state triumphed over the Hearst supporters at every stage in the Demo cratic state convention held here to select delegates to the national con vention and an uninstructed delega tion will be sent to convention Benjamin F Cue Dead Des Moines June Lieu tenant Governor Benjamin F Gue died suddenly of heart failure while out for a walk near his residence in tMs city was seventysix years old Norwegian Lutherans End Session Chicago June and foreign missions were discussed and appro priations made to carry on this work at the closing session here of the Norwegian Lutheran synod Dr V Koren toacle the farewell address An invitation was received from Toronto S inviting the synod to hold its next annual meeting at the McFar land Lutheran ehurch of that city Reformed Church Synod Convenes Grand Rapids June ninetyeighth general synod of the Reformed church convened in this city with about 400 delegates present from all parts of the United States The sessions were devoted to organi zation Tho Rev J W Zwemer was chosen president Reinforcements Che Foo June arriving from Takushan says that a Japanese force estimated at from to 000 who landed at Takushan last month hair proceeded to Feng Wang Cheng Reinforcements have it is leported also been sent from other points Williams Sentenced to Hang The Dalles June Williams convicted of the murder of Alma Nesbitt formerly of Omaha and hejmother was sentenced to he hanga ;