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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 5, 1903, Mason City, Iowa WEEKLY GLOBEGAZETTE PART TWO CITY GLOBEGAZETT WIRE DAILY v I OFFICIAL PAPER j STRWS VOL X MASON CITY IOWA THURSD4Y MARCH 5 1903 NO 7 STATE NEWS OF I RESULTS ABE ANNOUNCED IN TWELVE MONTHS BUTTER CONTEST DOWS MAN GETS FIRST PLACE Wealthy Farmer Cleared of Horse Happenings From All Over the Hawkeye nan wh6 in silenca ugly temper of his wife has it is alleged led her to violence more than once ont only toward Drew but toward her daughters as well i For some time there have been ef forts to effect a settlement between thej parties An attorney was employed inl ine matter and more than half of the property it is said was offered to Mrs Drew which phe refused demanding i twothirds This was hot conceded to tier and now she has only an allow arice Mr Drew having arranged at one a the banks for her to be permitted toj iraw the first day of every Ames Mar results of the first exhibit of the Iowa dairymens 12 months contest were made public by Prof G L McKay head of the dairy department of the Iowa Agricultural college Frank L Larson Dows Iowa secured first place by an average score j of 14 M L Wilson Salem Iowa second average score 94 12 and J P Nielson Iowa third with an average score of The samples of butter sent in by over 100 dairymen inthe state participating rfn the contest were first scored on the basis of 100 with respect to flavor col or salt style and body of Prof Mc Kay and then shipped to New York to be rescored by W the well known butter expert formerly general butter inspector of all the commission in New Mr KeSler state assistant dairy commissioner was pres ent at the scoring at the college to as sist in pointing out defects and will soon send to each par ticipant in the contest He will also personally inspect a number of the sreameries and try to help the maker to improve the quality of his goods The examination of the samples of by Mr Healy and his ing is expected to prove of great value to the creamerymen in this stats as it will give them the benefit of having their butter scored according to the re nuirements of the New York market At the last meeting of congress a law Was passed regulating the per cent of water in process butter to 16 per cent To post creamerymen oh amount of butter contains to avoid any danger of this a chemical analysis of each exhibit of butter was made and the result of this analysis as well as the detailed score will be sent with remarks to each con testant The money accrued from the butter which will be sold in New York after the scoring byMr Healy will be used to defray the expenses of the entire contest and the balance should there be any will be refunded to exhibitors pro rata Samples for the second exhibit must reachthe dairy department of the col lege by March 13 Although the contest is purely gold and a per medal will be awarded to the win ners of first andsecond places respec tively at the end of the year PROMINENT BURLINGTON MAN T M Garrett of Chicago Was Member of Distinguished Iowa Family Burlington March M Garrett who died at his home in Chicago was amember of one ofBurlingtons most distinguished He was a son of the late William who years was secretary of the Iowa Grand lodge ofOdd Fellows He was a nephew of Hon JohnT Remey president of the National State bank and of Admiral Geo C Remey of the United States navy He was in a successful business in Chicago and was one of the best posted members of the Chicago Historical society His acquaintance with early Iowa and Illinois history was wide and reliable and he contribut edmanyinteresting and valuable his torical sketches to papers and maga zines His wife is the only daughter of Dr Sidney Sawyer of Chicago of whose extensive estate Mr Garrett was man ager at the time of his death He was paymaster under Treasurer J C Peas ley of the Burlington road and until he resigned to take care of his fatherin laws estate ACCIDENT IN PACKING HOUSE Colored Boy Instantly Killed While Engaged in Shaikling Hogs Des Moines March Gallo way a colored boy 15 years of age was killed at the Agar Packing companys plant at Southeast Eighteenth street The boy was shackling hogs when the accident occurred and was killed in stantly The Agar Packing company authorities refused to give any of the details of the accident saying that they were not ready for Coroner Back was notified of the tragedy within a few minutes by the police and is now on the way to the scene A thorough investigation will l CLEARED OF HORSE STEALING Wealthy Clarinda Farmer Goes Free as Result of Trial Shenandoah Mar trial of Ira Newman of Clarinda for horse stealing resulted in his The case is somewhat mysterious Newman is a wealthy farmer and prominent in church work and has lived near Shen andoah many years In November last a speedy standard bred horse was stol en from Elbert Read and Mr Read immediately offered of 50 for recovery of the horse Some time later one R L Toot reported to Read he had found his He wentout to the farm of and got the horse which was in pasture It had been clip the name and shoes re moved marks of identification remov Bti and spurious brands placed upon him KANGSWa TO THE BED POST Mrs Henry Elliott of Cedar Falls Uses a to Strangle Out Her Life Cedar Falls March Henry Klliott living six milesfrom this city committed suicide by hanging herself with a towel to the bedstead She was dead when found Mrs Elliott has been mentally unsound for some months and has been watched by her family but evaded them thistime One of her sons is a student at the Iowa State Normal school She was about 45 years of age Unhappy Married Life Newton Mar other morn ing the most highly respected citizens of the vicinity of Newton boarded thewestbound train and with tears in his eyes bade adieu to scenes that have for many many years been familiar to him not knowing whither lie was going nor when he would re For many years It is alleged A and wife have unhappily on the farmnorthwest of Newton They a family of worthy and respectable children which probably accounted forthe fact they have so longremained to getherunder such unpleasant clrcum stances Without pretending to Influ ence public opinion one way or the1 other we haVfe It from reliable parties bean patient COUSIN OF SENATOR HARLAfJ Pneumonia Claims Aged Resident of of Ohio Stockport Mar Harlan an agedand respected citizen passed away at his home four miles northeast of town of pneumonia Mr Harlan was born at Spartinsburg Ohio July 13 3 S32 where he lived until he moved to Iowa in 1851 and settled on the farm where he died His father James Har lan is a cousin to the late Senator Har lan of Mt Pleasant IOWANS ARE GOING TO KANSAS Great Exit Out of Humboldt County By Land Seekers Most ly Farmers Humboldt March is a great exit out of Humboldt county this spring by the farmers and other land seekers Last spring the drawing card was Min nesota but owing to various reasons Kansas is getting a great majority of the farmers and hardly a day goes by now but one or more families leave for Kansas Iowa at Washington Washington D March free delivery service will be established April 1 as follows Bonaparte Van Buren carriers length of route 2212 mftes area Covered 21 square miles popula tion served 360 Van Buren eountjvThree carriers length of routes 66 14 miles area covererl 38 square milespopula tion served Pcstoffiee at Upton Yan Bursn county to be discontinued Corwith Hancock car rier length of route 2412 miles area CS square miles population served 340 Droud Station Van Buren length of routes 4112 miles area covered 36 square miles population sewed Postoffice at Lsando to be discontinued Kalona Washington carriers length of routes 73 miles area covered 5934 square miles pop ulation served Ppstoffices at Amish Frank Pierce in Johnson coun ty and Richmond in Washington coun ty tobe supplied by rural carriers West Point Lee carrier length of route 2012 miles area gen ered 20 square miles population serv ed 423 The postmaster general has allowed the postmaster at Keokuk one addition al carrier for April 1 Postmasters commissioned K D Powell Exira Stehen Tabor Independence Rural free delivery carriers appoint W Mclntosh sub stitute H H Silsby L Soles Arnold L Soles Hauler substitute Mrs Abbie nanley Hefbeftfsub stitute Hampton Herbert William U Crock substitute Herett C Crock Appointed to fill vacancies McGee substitute Boyd McGee Freerksen substi tue Alfred Freerksen Onrt substitute John Ohrt The comptroller of the currency has approved the Continental National bank of Chicago as a reserve agent for the First National bank of Radcliffe Visit Old Home StocKpdrt Mar and Mrs R V returned to Ohio last fall after a saty in the Klondike are visiting relatives here and will soon start for Seattle where they will locate for the present not having determined when they will return to the gold fields Mr Thornley son of Hon W of Marietta Ohio who was a member of the Iowa general1 assembly during the first Cleveland Changes in the St Paul March Ward has been chosen general manager of the Great Northern succeeding John F Stevens resigned WOMAN DUPED AND DOPED Cedar Rapids Society Belle Has a Hard Time In Sioux City Joint Sioux March into a assignation house by a woman pretend ing to have rooms for rent for her and her husband Mrs Dr J Kulp beautiful woman from Cedar Rapids a stranger here claims she was given a glassof milk containing dope last night Crazed by the milk the woman began to tear up furniture break chandeliers and ended by engaging in a fist fight with two policemen who hastened to the house on hearing the disturbance Her but of town He was notified by wire this morning Mrs Kulk is in a state of collapse because she fears her husband will misconstrue her story and it will result in a di vorce Mrs Kulp is prominent in Cedar society She is well dressed and wears a sealskin coat Shesays shs will bring action against the woman who doped her Dr Kulp and wife have been at a hotel for the past week Died On the Train Humboldt Mar af ternoon when the passenger train on the Mirihepalois St Louis from the north arrived in Humboldt the body of a Mr Himes of rilmore City was tak en off the train He had just passed away He was a middle aged man and had been taken suddenly sick on the train heart failure being the cause Bnird Is Sentenced Knoxville Mar Baird one of the three masked men who last month held up and robbed Mr and MBS P Sullivan at their home at Ham ilton of was sentenced to 18 years in the penitentiary Bairds wound received at the time ol the hold up is so serious that he may not re cover ALBANIA HOLDS THE KEY Uprising Depends on Temper of People Who Would Rather Fight Than Not London Feb remains the storm center The sincerity of Rus sia and AustriaHungary in cooperat ing for the maintenance of peace can not be questioned The czar abhors war and shrinks from raising the East ern question in so aggressive a form as to involve the necessity for the resump tion of a liussian march to Constanti nople The emperor of Austria is an old man worn out with the labor of keeping the confederation of antagonis tic races together in the dual monarchy Their characters are the best guarantee of the sincerity of the negotiations with the sultan and the powers The sultans prompt acceptance of the reform scheme is prima facie evi dence that he was consulted in advance and that the powers asked for what they knew they could get Eats Off to Sultan While the representatives of the powers were not conspicuous for their dignity in standing before the sultan with hats in hands and begging him to say how little it would please him to do delay and inaction were averted when the prearranged reform proposals were presented and immediately ac cepted The means provided for carry ing out the scheme were moreover sat is factory The application of the re forms to the disturbed districts was left under the personal control of the con suls and the general supervision of the ambassadors of the powers who in this way shared responsibility with the porte for the improvement of condi tions in the government of southeast ern Europe Depends on Albanians The chief source of danger is the un governable charcter of the Albanians who have an appetite for bloodshed a repugnance to foreigners and are hap piest when they are fighting either with friends or enemies The battal ions which are being sent by the sultan to the disturbed district arc undiscip lined and in lull sympathy with these natural rebels against authority An outbreak of hostilities against the Christians or an attack upon consuls may transform the situation at any moment The Bulgarians are now under control but they may becoofa unmanageable as soon as the Albanians are tempted to display their dislike for foreigners and lugt for blood to fa PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT EXPECT ED TO ISSUE CALL NEXT THURSDAY TREATIES MUST BE RATIFIED Summary of the Work of This Session Which Is Practically at an End LIVES ARE LOST ON RAILROADS One Trains Goes Over An Embank Derails Passenger On the Grand Trunk TEEWORK OF CONGRESS Washington Feb of this session of congress is practically at an end except for the passage of appropria tion bills now pending and these are in the final stages A summary of the legislation enacted during the twosessions makes an interesting showing This hasbeen a Busy congress and important results have been obtained Among the acts of this ses sion are Creating a department of commerce and adding another cabinet officer Passing antirebate act coia monly known as Elkins law Enabling the attorneygen eral to expedite suits under the antitrust law The removalof tariff on coal Passing the general army staff Passing the militiabill for a general organization of militia Making an increase in ths personnel of the navy and the number of Establishing the currency system tor the Philippines and appropriation for the relief of the Pilipinos Passing antianarchy bill Establishing building for the department of agriculture The president has signed five general appropriationbills Knoxville March pas senger train on theSouthern railway leaving Chattanooga at at night sras wrecked iiear Lenoir City yesterday morning The wreck was caused by the spreading of the rails due Tne dead JOHN BIBB engineer A J TUCKER mail clerk ALFRED BEST colored pjprter 0 the injured 21 were fice trainmen all residents of Southern states The wreck occurred on the top of a steep embankment and train plunged down this four coaches were telescoped and partially piled up on the engine Three coaches were burned outright Brownsville March per sons were seriously injured and a num bsr slightly hurt in a headend collis ion between a local passenger train and a light engine on the Monongahela di vision of the Pennsylvania a junction near here Battle Creek March Grand Trunk westbound limited struck a defective switch in this city was derailed Bliss U Parker ol Battle Creek was instantly killed and BrakemanGeorge Cowles of Battle Greek fatally injured and Flagman Alex Dizon seriously hurt Parker and Dix on were standing on a corner talking when they were struck by the train Sailroad Warehouse Burns Halifax N March Fire worth in the business district A general con flagration was prevented by pulling clown several buildings in the path of the fire Three firemen were seriously injured AWFUL FiRE DAMP EXPLOSION Washington Feb sailers on the president today regard anextra session the senate practi cally inevitable The determination of the advocator of both the Cuban and canal treaties to secure ratification continues firm If they cannot ratify them before the final adjournment oi this congress they will not do so at an extra session of the senate It will be called bythe president to meet prob ably at noon March 5 As it is said there is a clear majority in the senate in support of both treaties no other business will be permitted to interfere with their consideration PRESENTS B00 TO COLLEGE Very John A Zahn Has Pur chased Several Thousand For the Library of Notre Dame Rome March Rev John A of the Provincial Order of the Holy Cross at Fort Wayne has j purchased several thousand books which will be added to the library of the University of Notre Dame The I purchase includes a numberof editions of Zahns works which will give Notre i Dame volumes of Dante the larg est collection in the United States Father Goes Insane La Porte Mar Reynolds father of Wesley Reynolds j the lad who was murdered j by the bandits who attempted to rob i the bank of Tvestville on Nov 30 has become violently insane through brood ing over the fate of his son Elias rer Clarence Dunham Clancy arrested yesterday on the charge of having committed the mur der claim they can prove an Divine Attempts Suicide Chicago March M J CaH well for many years presiding elder of Methodist church of Chicago now i pastor of the Union Avenue Methodist church attempted to end his life i by throwing himself in front of a Grand Trunk train Ke sustained a broken leg and internal injuries Physicians say he may recover Caidwell was arrested last night on Uis charge of disorderly conduct and released on bail Express Clerk Has Hearing Houghton March Peterson of Hancock a United States Express company in Chicago a week after his alleged short age was discovered had Ms hearing here and was bound over tor trial in the circuit court under bonds of in default of which he to the county jail New York Bank Statement New York Mar weekly bank statement five business Loans decreased deposits decreased reserve decreased 000 surplus decreased The extra United States deposits decreased It Entombs Seven Men In a Colliery At Latrobe Hundred Efen In the Mine Lntvobe March Hostettor Connellville Coke company mine near her was the scene of a fire damp ex piOincm in which it was at first thought seven men lost their lives Their aairics Michael Flab Michael Flak Jr William M Besscr Steve Hooduk John Gakish Charles R Benny John Penzeric Later it was learned that one miner was killed the others being rescued occurred when the full force of men were at work and it i3 considered almost a miracle that there were no more fatalities About 800 men are employed in the mine which is located four and a half miles west of this place HOFFMAN GOES TO MICHIGAN Sscond Concert Master For the Dam rosch Orchestra Is Chosen Eoad Of Varsity Music JJept Ann Arbor March Hoffman the second concert master of cue Damrosch orchestra of New York has been chosen head of the orchestral and violin departments of the Univer sity School of Music Prof Andrew C HcLaughlin head of the American his tory department of the University has jeen offered the chair of American his tory in the Carnegie institute in Wash ington D C His duties there will be research work and he would have a ciorDS of 12 assistants each one the holder of a fellowship He will probably accept FRANCIS WANTS AN AUDIENCE President Of the St Louis Exposi tion Telegraphs From London to Meet Kaiser AN ANTIVACCINATION FIGHT IS ON AT TEBBE HAUTE SEVEN THOUSAND PUPILS OUT Interesting Case Will Be Heard Next Thursday in the District Courts Terre Haute March public schools have been ordered closed and pupils will be idle until the antivaccination society It will be heard next Thursday Until a temporary restraining order was issued Friday morning all unvac cinated childre were excluded from the public schools on account of the smallpox epidemic the principals standing at the doors of the different buildings to br the entrance of children coming under the ban The boys and girls were compelled to bare their arms to satisfy the princi pals that the vaccination operations had ben successful To avoid having their children excluded the antivaccin itionists carried the matter into court MAY CONFESS MORE Enapps Story Is Not Is That He Has Committed More Crimes Hamilton Mar iscurrently reported about the jail here that A1 bert Knapp is considering another con fession that will cover other crimes Meantime while the officers ere ing all the information possible from him it has been decided that his first trial will be here for the murder o his third wife Hannah tin less the trial judge holds that d corpus delicti has not bean established by the confession of Knapp and other evidence that theofficershave in theirposses jion Prosecutor Gardner and other at torneys now hold that it is absolutely accessary to find the body of Mrs Han nab Goddard Knapp in order to try the prisoner here and accordingly search Cor the body was continued today Inj any event Knapp will have at least a temporary hearing here before he isj turned over to the authorities at Cini cinnati or Indianapolis The affidavit and other documents as well as thej confession are in readiness for a hear Ing if the body is found soon the prosecution will proceed without Meanj time Knapp is being questioned morej closely by officers on his general although he is no longer keeping open house with reporters police and others to whom he had been talking and it is believed that he is on the verge of telling of Among those who have been with him today were medical experts who pronounced him sane but abnormally degenerate Knapp has seemed to ba entirely in different whether he is triad in Hamil ton Cincinnati or Indianapolis He seems to have no dread of a trial but is very apprehensive of lynching or come form of and those who watch him ay that he is really a cow ard The least noise that is not an ordinary noise startles him Berlin Mar Francis of he St Louis exposition has telegraph ed from London inquiring if Emperor William can receive him in audience today or The emperor leves Berlin today for Wilherashav and Heligot and returning on Sat urday an audience will be arranged through the United States embassy for some day in the following provided Francis can stay here atil that time MARINE GUARD KLLS SAILOR Bow Occurs On the Are Said to Be Deserting the Battleship TWO RECORDS ARE BROKEN Sood Results at the Indoor Track JSaetingr at Madison Wisconsin Madison Wis March the track meeting held here two indoor colle jiate records were broken Post ran a rcile in or 25 seconds better than he record madeby Hall at Champaign 111 Breitkreutz ran a half mile in two 5 seconds Alderman Indicted Chicago Mar Freder ick A Hart has been indicted by the grand Jury on the charges of soliciting a bribe and of malfeasance in office There were two bills each contaiinng ten counts forger Is Shot Kansas City Mar J Ar nold having passed a num ber of forged checks was shot and fa tally wounded by detectives while at tempting to escape after being arrested Newport News Mar sail 3r on the battleship Maine was report ed to have been killed by one of the marine guard All information relative o the affair is refused Twentyone men are said to have deserted from the ressel during the week Today the po lice returned to the ship three men whom they had arrested The sailors refused to go on board in custody and in a fight with a policeman were badly beaten All the sailor bear scars of the battle While the fight was in progress sailors and marines showered decayed potatoes iipop poljce BAD FIRE IN NEBRASKA TOWN Solid Eow of Brick Buildings Is De stroyed With a Loss of Hastings Neb March solid row of brick buildings including the Shedd block occupied by the Hastings busi ness college and reaching from Lincoln to Burlington avenue burned With a ioss of Weather at Lincoln Lincoln March blizzard jondition continued in Nebraska yes ierday The Burwell branch of the Burlington is up completely The Loop City branch of the Union Pacific is also blockaded and country roads tre impassable Murder and Suicide San Francisco Mar he Delieved they had conspired to swindle Mm out of he invested in a Mor rison real estate firm Joseph R Fritz shot and killed M J Morrison i seriously wounded Miss Yarnell stenographer and committed suicide j ;