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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - March 12, 1903, Mason City, Iowa Jfcspsa ii i tin infill MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE CORRECT MARKETS BY WIRE DAILY OFFICIAL PAPER THE Tia C AJNO JLUAX VOL X MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY MARCH 12 1903 8 ALLOie THE STATE UTTEEESTIKGr MT3WS ITEMS AR BANGED FOR HAWK EYE BEADEBS PHONE MEN ELECT OFFICERS Pro Ottumwa Man Made President posal to Change Method tributing Toll Earnings Rejected Des Mciines March Inde pendent Phone association of Iowa has elected S Herr of vice president J S Sullivan of Creston secretary C C Derring of Des The proposal to charge the method of distributing the toil line among companies involved to the mileage basis was rejected DIVISION OF RAILWAY LINE It Is Seported From Ft Madison That Chicago Division of the A T S E Will Be Divided Fort 5adison March is unof ficially announced here that the Chica go division of the Atchison Topeka Sante Fe comprising the main line from Chicago to Kansas City will be divided into two divisions with Ft Madison as the dividing point Supt Dolan of Ft Madison will move his of fices and force to Chillicothe and the Kansas City division will be under an assistant with headquarters at Mar feline Mo RAPins MAPJ AT HEAD Is President Of the National Associ ation of Wooden Pump Manufacturers Indianapolis March National Association of Wooden Pump Manufacturers in session here consid ered a list on which the manufacturers dispose of their goods to wholesalers A few changes were made The manu facturers denj that they are in a com to affect prices The officers are L C Hunger of Rapids Iowa president J C Kelleman of Toledo Ohio secretary IOWA PEOPLE BRING ACTION Seven Stockholders Of Union Gas Company of Lima Oliio Ask That Seceiver Be Appointed Lima March stock liolders of the Union Oil Gas and Refin ing company residents of Dubuque Hampton and Primghar Iowa have brought action against the directors of that company asking for an account ing Injunction and a receiver to up Its affairs The Union company was by Jackson B and H K Ad kins with others in December 1901 and has floated stock throughout the United States The plaintiffs own shares and have combined with others total stock holdings shares WILL RAISE A LARGE AMOUNT C F Wennerstrum Talks Of Work Of Commission Appointed By Gov ernor Cummins Council Bluffs March F Wennerstrum of the commission ap pointed by Governor Cummins to col lect funds for the famine sufferers of Sweden says the commission will raise and will he added to this by individuals and societies Dubuque Pioneer Dead Duhuque March Wilging one of the few remaining pioneers of Dubuciue died here aged SO Deceased had been a resident here for 57 years and was prominent in business circios until old age compelled him to retire He is survived by his wife and seven children WAS OBSERVER AT DUBUQUE Dr Robert J Hyatt Of the St Louis Weather Bureau Goes to Salt Lake St Louis March Robert J Hyatt Weather observer here has ben transferred to Salt Lake He succeed5 Bdw H Bowie now at Galveston and was formerly observer at Dubuque THEY COMPLAIN A RAILROAD Business Hen of Kebkuk Will Confei With Officials of the Bock Island Boad Keokuk March has been made frequently of the inefficient service given this vicinity by the Hock Island railroad At a meeting of the Merchants Improvement club that mat ter taken up and after a discussion of the matter a committee was appoint ed to confer with the officials of tae road and ask for better accommoda tions A cofumKtee was also appointed to r the officials of the Santa F railroad o investigate the probability of that railroad running Into Keokuk The committee appointed will likely pro commitiw tiremany aa vantages ot neoicuk as point for that line to touch Fiftieth Iowa Band Revived Keokuk March old Fiftieth Iowa hand of Keokuk has been revived 24 men W C Kumrner director and without relationship with the Iowa National Guard While the official band Fiftieth Iowa I N G this band won quite a representation for its fin organization and excellent music A concert is to be given by the reorgan ized band to aid in defraying expenses of organization and equipment ESTATE iS WORTH MILLIONS and ff of Burlington i ins Are Burlingtoi 55 W E Tomlinsoi g is one of the heirs of a la ST se estate worth millions nt S distribution Just her ex the fortune is not run up into large figure In the year 1S32 William Pegg John R Boyer Robert Montgomery and Thomas W Graham each obtained from the state of Tennessee a grant of land containing acres A few years later Israel Kineman also ob tained four or five grants of acres Associated with the first named gentle man were John Rhodes Robert M Dun lap Daniel R Leisenring and Jas R Sage The men were all Pennsylvan ians and during their life time the land did not amount to much It was located on the great Cumberland plateau upon which extensive coal deposits have been discovered and the development of these fields has made the land worta millions of dollars The heirs to Daniel R Leisenring in this part of the country are Mrs Tom Jinson of Burlington W Kase Leisen ring Geo Leisenring and J R Leisen ring of Chicago Mrs V H Shields of New London Iowa and C H Leisen ring of Ottumwa DR G H HEATH IS BOUND OVER Eoone Doctor Bound Over On the Charge of Practicing1 Medicine Without a License Boone March case of the state vs Dr G H Heath came up in Justice McBirnies court here Dr Heath wasarrested charged with bo ing an itinerant physician practicing without a license He gave a p50 bonri and the case was set Among the wit nesses was Dr Kennedy of Des secretary of the state board of medical examiners and secretary of the Iowa board of health Heath was bound over to await the action of the grand jury charged with being an itinerant doctor practic ing without a license THE MARSHALL COUNTY VHTE Republican Primaries Were the Most Bitterly Contested In Many Years Marshalltown March the vote nearly complete from the different predicts of the county the indications are that the following ticket has been nominated by the Republicans of Mar shall county at their primaries State Eckles F Cummings P Cooper S Hutson Superintendent of E Hostetler Bremner P P Nichols E Arney The primaries were the most biterly contested of any ever held here The main fight was on the head of the tick et the two candidates being Merritt Greene and Chas Eckles The returns as far as received give Mr Eckles a lead of 437 votes He has received votes to for Greene The returns so far show votes for J P Coop er for treasurer to for Alva H Welker his opponent For sheriff there were five candidates but C S Hutson seems to have captured as many votes as all of his opponents combined Tho vote as received up to the hour the central committee of the party closed its hMdquarters was William A Size Ef8 Frank Barber 569 C S Hutson C E Beck 29 W F Koonts There was on opposition to the balance of the candidates ANOTHER Q MAN QUITS ROAD Frank Eeckwith Has Accepted Prom inent Position With Lake Shore and Will Go East Burlington March Bur lington railroad man has been captured by an Eastern road Mr Frank Bec1 with for the past four years chief en gineer of the Iowa lines of the Chicago Burlington Quincy has accepted an important position with the Lake Shore road Mr Beckwith has had charge of the double track work of the Burling ton in Iowa and was a valuable man Vrouiant Sen tor Iliac trice Detroit March B Hiince of the Union Trust company announces that his company as re ceiver of the Michigan Telephone com pany has declined the offer of cash made by the Citizens Telephone company of Knlnmaxoo for the Bell nlant in that city Jim Crow Oar Bill Fnlld Jefferson City March the house yesterday by n vote of 55 to 70 the sepnraterailrondcoachforcol ored people bill failed of tinal passage All the Republicans voted against the measure as did stitial Democrats SEWAGE TALK AT COLLEGE Plant At Ames Gives Entire Satis About Its Construction Ames March civil engineer ing department of the Iowa State col lege has for five years been investigat ing and experimenting with sewage purification and the result has been a success The first plant in the tetate was designed by Prof Marston and built by the college in 1808 Since that time it has continuously purified an amount of sewage equal to that of jthe average town of population effluent is as clear sparkling and odorless as the purest spring water Chemical arid bacterial tests show it to he purer than some well water which is used for drinking purposes i The subject of sewage disposal is very important in Iowa because the cities of the state are now just beginning to Jin sewers as extensively as they did Water works during the last two de jeades The college receives many re jquests for information and the authori ties of many Iowa towns have visited the college plant Five bulletins have ibeen printed relating to sewage dis jposal in Iowa and can be obtained on application to Prof Marston The plant consists of a brick septic tank and of two niters of sand and gravel about four feet in depth After passing through the tank the sewage I discharged on top of the filters The drains underneath the filters remove the purified effluent The plant cost only for construction It costs about annually to maintain it The glters last indefinitely with some care Jin the way of loosening up the surface with hoes or iron rakes The plant is successfully operated in the winter as well as in the summer It purifies from to gallons of sewage per day Experiments in the purifying of creamery sewage arc now being begun on account of many requests received from the creameries of the state The departments of botany and agri cultural chemistry have cooperated with the civil engineering department in all this work LAND CASE TRIED IN COURT Judge Evans Holds That Trainer Eggart Could Ifot Secover Dam In Eull Clarion March celebrated Trainer Bggart vs Pratt land ose was tried in this term of court and Trainer Eggart were granted a one third interest SOO acres of land lying near Big Wall lake Two years ago Trainer Eggart of Aekley con tracted with the attorneys of Mrs Pratt of Boston for the SOO acres but on ac count of there being a minor heir the court held that they had no right to transfer the interest of this heir They asked for damages for the non fulfillment of the contract but Evans held that they were not entitled to damages inasmuch as the attorneys had no right to transfer the property The case involved about BUTLER PRIMARIES County Central Committee Meets and Decides on May S3 As the Date When They Will Be Held Allison March Republican county central commitee met here and fixed May 23 as the date for the prim ary There are now three senatorial can didates in the field George A Mc Intyre of Shell Rock B W Sciesbe of Greene and N H Larkin of Clarks ville and one candidate for represen tative Stanley Conn of Parkerslmrg The senatorial fight is developing quite an interest and it is hard at the present time to predict the probable re nult in most portions of the county ivir Soesbe is at present in California but will be home soon to look after his interests It is generally assumed now that Bre mer county will not have a candidate in the field for a senator KICKED A TIN CAN iNTO DITCH frhe Can Exploded and Seriously In jured Vernon Clements of Lewis la Hands of Physician Lewis March Clement k young farmer three miles north or lown was severely injured by the ex hlosion of an old can which he kicked While unloading a lot of rubbish intoa Hitch What was in the can probably fvill never be known as the family who formerly occupied the house have mov led to Nebraska His face and head were lacerated very badly and his eyes are affected to such an extent that lae my lose one or both He was taken to tho Commercial Hotel where he is care of physicians His parentr live at Lincoln Neb Klow Was the Cause of His Death Ilbinelander March report from Woodboro a town west of here states that Joseph Manger 70 years of age became entangled in a controversy regarding laud matters and was struck in the face by Steve Ketner a bystander Manger fell backwards and struck his head on the floor injuring the brain death result Death Gave Him Double Stroke New York March 12 J Hobart Herrick former president of the pro duce exchange who fell two and a half stories as he was stricken with apoplexy in Vie Union League club Tuesday night died from the effects of Ills injuries Herrick fell over the rail ing of the staircase So That the Panama Canal Treaty Can Work Through to a Vote MAT 3E TAKEN NEXT TUESDAY Morgan Having Agreed to Get Out of the Treaty Paces Trouble considcrution session ami That the Cuban treaty will be the lasi to rcceivo the attention of the committee for tho present WeilKnown Clergyman jtead Shelbyville March 12 The death is announced of Brights dis ease of Rev Dr A M Collins aged 59 a prominent clergyman of this City who was also well known as an orator a mathematician and the writer of many valuable books and pamphlets Washington March 12 Decided progress was made yesterday toward reaching an agreement for a vote on the Colombian treaty and when the senate adjourned there was a general understanding that today in all prob ability some hour next Tuesday would be definitely agreed on ns the time when a vote should be taken on the treaty and amendments All statements to this effect however were accom panied by the announcement that there were yet some details to be ar ranged leaving it impossible absolute ly TO conclude the agreement before today There is however no doubt iu the minds of leading senators that the vote will be taken on Tuesday Frye Brought It All About The arrangement Was brought about largely by Frye who by virtue of long service with Morgan on the committee on foreign relations lias come to be on terms of great intimacy with the Ala bama senator No other senator thus far has shown any disposition to delay the final disposition of the treaty So that all that was necessary was to se cure Morgans assent to the taking of the vote Tbe negotiation was begun early in the riay and after Frye and Morgan had been closeted for some time the latter sought Gorman and talked over the situation with him the result indicated Morgan exj acted consent to the printing in the Concessional Record of the remarks he has prepared giving bis best recol lection of the speeches lie lias made in tlic executive sessions of the sen at on the treaty Two Democratic Amendments Democratic senators have practical ly agreed unanimously to urge an amendment to the twentythird article ot the treaty relieving it of all ques tion as to tin right of the United States to control the canal and they express confidence in obtaining some Republican votes fnr it Many sena tors also express the conviction that in the treaty committing the United States to a policy of non acquisition of General American terri tory should be eliminated as entirely out of place The indications are however that the treaty will be rati fied without modification in any par ticular HAS A HARD ROAD TO TRAVEL Cuban Reciprocity Not iikcly To Be Given a Clear Course The agreement made yesterday has no reference to the Cuban treaty but opens the way for its early considera tion in the senate The committee on foreign relations will meet today in or der to take in the Cuban treaty with the view of reporting it to the senate The Democrats will endeavor to amend tho Cuban treaty both in committee and in the senate so as to require action by the house They also threat en to antagonize it with the French reciprocity treaty is quite objectionable to many Republican sen ators but the indications are that the agreement soon will be report ed by the committee That it will have such smooth sail ing in the senate is not quite so cer tain Four or live Democratic senators arefavorable to it but while there is only one Republican senator who has announcer intention to vote against it there are number indifferent TO in the senate As it appears now it be dilHrnit to bold a quorum of the senate in Washington while the treaty is under consideration If a quorum it will be im possible to sifurc its ratification for there is sufficient opposition to refiuiro this conforiiity with the rules of tho senate Meantime the Cuban senate lias rati fied the treaty Senor the Cuban minister to the United Stares last nijht dispatch his home government saying The reciprocity treaty was approved by the senate by sixteen votes against THe treaty referred to is the Cuban reciprocity with the United States Allison Squints at Closure Washington March IU A reso lution offered by Allison in the senate yesterday authorizes an inquiry into the question of a way to limit debate in the senate The executive session ratified the Guatemala and Mexican extradition treaties Morgan occupied most of the time with his continued speech against the canal treaty Other Reciprocity Treattai Dead Washington March under standing among the members of the committee on foreign relations is that none of the reciprocity treaties before the reported for HAD A VERY CLOSE CALL Train Load of Nearer Death and Wounds Than Theyll Want To Ui Again Frankfort 100 passengers and several of the officials of the Clover Leaf railroad including President Norton in his private car had a marvelous escape Tuesday night on the Clover Leaf eastboand fast express a mile east of this city AS the train going at the rate of forty miles an rounded a sharp curve on a high gfade an axle on the engine broke and one flywheel left the engine The side rods also broke but as if by miracle the engine remained on the truck The train was brought to a stow still without injury to any of the passen gers only a few feet from a high bridge There was great excitement among the ollieials and passengers when they learned of theirnarrow escape VENEZUELA STILL FIGHTS Eebols Claim a Lnrgro Area of Territory and Many of tile Countrys fcoilyortti Willemstiid Island of Curacao March Venezuelan revolution ists say that tney now hold alltheeast ern ports of Venezuela from the Orin oco down to Rio Chico Heavy fight ing has taken place at Coro capital of the state of Falcon The result is not yet known The revolutionary army commanded by General Rolando is said to be at Guarenas near Caracas The recent retreat of the revolution ists it is asserted here was only a feint Tbe Venezuelan government troops are reported to have been de feated in the battle recently fought at Tiioiirigua It is reported in revolution ary circles that the revolutionists have captured Cumana state of Bennudez MICHIGAN MISERS IK COUNCIL They Will Fnrmnliuo a Wage Scale To Bo Presented to the Employers Next Week Saginaw March first dayssession of the annual con vention Michigan district United Mine Workers of America resulted in the election of Stephen Curven as dis trict president Duncan Boyd vice president John Harris secretary treasurer and E S McCullough mem ber of the national executive board The convention will formulate a wage scale to be presented at a joint meeting of operators and miners at Kay City next week The report of SecretaryTreasurer Cbrven shows re ceipts from all sources to be and disbursements leaving a balance in the treasury of A gain in membership of 315 is report ed Stayed Up All Night Talking Rochester March Olds former judge of the Indiana su preme court and Attorney Wintield1 former state senator argued a case until the early hours of last Sunday morning The case was a damage suit against the Sickel Plate railroad and as Saturday was the last day of court JudgeKernetha said the lawyers might make their argument after the evi dence was in Thelawyers began talk ing to the jury at 9 p m and did not close until 2 oclock Sunday morning Ice Jam Threatens Havoc Grand Haven March great ice gorge has formed in the Grand river above the railroad bridges and there is grave fear that the Grand Trunk and Intelurban Electric Railway companys bridges will be carried away entailing a loss of All efforts to break the ice jam have so far proven futile The tug Bos in an effort to break the jam lost her wheel Portythousinid logs were carried away from a raft above this city Tueclay afternoon JUejected Carnegies Oiler Sycamore March the city council meeting Monday night tho proposition of accepting from Andrew Carnegie for a public library building was rejected The public did not approve of the selection of a site north half of the city hospital the council rejected the offer because of the site chosen by the Mllwaukeean Goes to Italy Milwaukee March B Keene of this city has received nb ticefrom Secretary Hay at Washington of his appointment as consul of the United States to Florence Italy Janice HIM the Grip Washington March Day of the United States supreme court who has been ill for the past few days with grip Is still confined to his bed He Speaks to New York Solons Against a Court for Labor Disputes TJ M W IN A HOMICIDE OASE Will Spend Money to Convict Cnn Acknowledge an Error and Give Dp Albany N March Samuel the American Fed1 eration of Labor appeared before the senate committee on judiciary yester day to oppose Senator Lewis bill pro viding for socalled compulsory ar bitration of labor difficulties between public service corporations and their employes Gompers said If you en act this principle into the legislation of this state and make labor com pulsory even while waiting for the de cision of a tribunal or in accordance with the award of that tribunal you will simply make outlaws of peace ful and lawabiding citizens If you outlaw strikes you will simply give place to the harsher measures you cannot legislate out of existence the right of men to combine and to quit work if need be for the betterment of their TJ M W Money JCoBe tJsed Indianapolis March United Mine Workers national organization has formally taken up the recent kill ing of William Dodson William Clark and Richard Clayton nt Beckley W Va It is announced that the national organization will open its milliondol lar treasury fund to prosecute Unit ed States Marshal Cunningham who is charged1 by the miners with ing the men in cold blood Chris Ev ans of Nelsonville who has beeu handling the case and AViUiam Blalic ly and G W Purcell Indiana organ izers who have been sent to assist have been notified to proceed with vigor OtiKir Charges Against The mine workers charge that Cun ningham bad1 been inspired by the op erators to terrorise the workers and intimidate them against a strike They charge that Cunningham killed un ion sympathisers before and prevent ed union men from getting their mail at the nustofiiee at Stanford City which is located on company prop erty Strikers Call Ail OS Denver March black smiths boilermakers and machinists formerly in the employ of the Colo rado and Southern Itailwuy company have their strike and boycott off and issued a statement in which they say The blacksmiths boiler makers and machinists exemployes of the Colorado and Southern Railway company desire to say that the recent strike of the employes of the railway company was the result of misunderstanding between the em ployes in the blacksmith shops and misrepresentation of their ease to the boilonnakers nd machinists We admit that the company acted properly and fairly and we have no one to blame but ourselves Our boy cott is now off and we wish the pub lic to know our attitude mat TEAGED IS COMPLETE Mrs Pennell Is Dead aa the Result of tha Automobile Accident at Kuftalo Buffalo X March Ar thur 1ennell died at the Sisters of Charity hospital last night at S oclock never having recovered consciousness for an instant since the accident To ward last evening a rising temperature and a quickening pulse warned the surgeons that the end was near and she passed away at S p m The theory that the death of Pennell and his wife was a case of deliberate suicide lias been completely smashed Experts have examined the auto ami found that Peunell had done every thing possible to stop the machine when it started on its frightful short cut to death Every bone in Pennells head was broken and besides he had nine fractures of bones from simple to comminated and a deep cut in hia back Mad Mullah Is a Peach Aden Anibai March received here from Obbia Soinaliland say that during the recent fight be tween the followers of the Mad Mullah and the Abyssians forces cooperating with the British the former lost men The Mullah it is added is main taining his authority with ruthless se verity cutting the throats of male mal contents and mutilating women and children FuTorod the Newfoundland Treaty Washington March Hay Bond treaty for reciprocal trade rela tions between the United States and the British dependency of Newfound land was the subject of a hearing yes terday by the senate committee on for eign relations The arguments made were all In support of the treaty ;