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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 9, 1902, Mason City, Iowa PARTS PAGES I TO 8 THE COBBECT MARKETS BY WIRE DAILY OFFICIAL PAPBB THE TEUBGBAPHTC AND JLOCAL NBW8 MASON CITY IOWA THLRSD4Y OCTOBER 9 1902 NO 37 Johnnie Who Came Marching Home Then Swings Thro1 Capital City Sreets OVER THE GRAND HISTORIC AVEJTDE President leaves His Wheeled Chair and Drives Out onlHeview Veterans Receives Him Enthusiastic ally from Start to ble Things That Were in the Column Washington Oct more than six hours yesterday the people In Washington hummed the chorus of the civil war song Tramp Tramp the Boys Are Marching and for an equal time the veterans constituting the Grand Army of the Republic made good the claim The parade was the climax of the Thirtysixth encamp ment of their order The occasion In every way worthy of the Grand Army Beginning at a few minutes past 10 oclock when the head of the column moved from its station at the Capitol it was almost 5 oclock when the last squad in the line had passed the place of disbandment west of the White House The entire line of march did not exceed two and a half miles in length Down Historic AvePtie The route of the parade was down historic Pennsylvania avenue along which many of themmarched as row recruits in going to the war in 1861 and and many others on the occasion of the grand review after the close of the war in 18G5 The participants in the imposing pageant enteredwith life and vigor into the spirit of the occasion The old boys for the time being evidently were reliving the days their youth Not many of them ex hibitedtraees of age in their marching Almost without exception thfey walked along with alacrity and kept step with precision i Everything Was Propulous If the veterans had needed any spur to their enjoyment they would have found it easily in the crowds which thronged their pathway and in the smile which Providence bestowed up on them for the Weather was perfect the spectators were limited in num bers only by the space to be occupied they were all enthusiastic The government departments and the schools were closed for the day and the entire population of Washington turned out to do honor to the veterans along with the hundred thousand visitors to the city There were at least 25000 men in line and the estimate of CommanderinChief Torrance raw ss high as 30000 men JOH the reviewing stand were General Torrance Secretary Hay Postmaster General Payne Secretaries Root Moody Wilson and Hitchcock and Generals Howard Sickles Edward McCork Keifer and others in passing the reviewing stand When the head of the column reached a point immediately In front of the stand the commander of the depart ment turned and proposed thiae cheers for the president of the United States The summons was heartily responded to as was a subsequent proposal of cheers for General Torrance and an other for Mrs Logan Wisconsin proudly bore at the heac of its column all that remains of Old Abe the hnge bald eagle which while alive accompanied the troops from the Badger State throughout their cam paign in the southern states The Wis consin troops also displayed a badly worn and much torn battle flag of the civil War which was cheered for more than was even Old Abe Many of the old soldiers carried individual flags and guidons all wore badges and some posts carried banners bearing peculiar inscriptions For instance the post from Somerset Pa announced in bold letters that they were the Sons of Thunder here and there in the procession were ladies and once in a whilea girl appeared as thedaugh ter of the regiment There was one female band composed of ladies hail Ing from Waterloo Ind all of whom wore long maroon colored dresses In many instances the departments representing states carried banners or badges or other devices intended to at tract attention to especiaistate charac teristics South Dakotas sons carried long sticks bearing on the point long ears of corn Every Kansan in the parade and there were several hun dred of them there carried an um brella painted onthe outside to rep resent a huge sunower Iowa men each carried abig ear of native corn on the side where formerly canteens were bornethese ears being suspend ed from bright broad new yellow rib bons They passed the reviewing stand shouting ia unison Hurrah hurrah for corn and hay We are the boys from oway The North Dakotans bore aloft sheaves of wheat One the Michiganders held upa big gray rooster In many cases men of national repu tation walked with their posts Kan sas numbered in her line Pension Com missioner Ware and exUnited States Senator Fetter General Keifer walked for a time with the Ohioans and Gen eral Grenville M Dodge put in the Teater part of the day alongside the commander of the Iowa department carrying his corn canteen and going on oot as did his comrades A numbei of colored men marched in the col umns from the southern states inclnd ng Kentucky Maryland Georgia and he District of Columbia Arizona had ut three men but they marched bravei y along abreast having their banner i borne in advance by a colored man j lie color bearer as one of the three announced Goes to a Hotel Where Are Enter tained Senators Quay and Penrose TWO ADVISEES GO WITH HIM Miiiers Are Voting Unanimously Continue the turers Riot at New Orleans to THIS WJU HIS CAREEE tBESIHEJSTSDBIVE AtONG THE MTfB Goes to the Review with His Log in a Slingr as It Were but Goes 1 But probably the thing that pleased the marchers more than anything else was the sight of the president who with his gameftg resting in a board ond seated in aborough with Cortel you and Colonel Bingham drove down the line of marchers from front torear He had to fte carried downstairs and tarefully lifted into the carriage and his wife watched the operation with great interest from a window of the temporary White House As he start ed the president looked up and saluted Mrs Roosevelt There was await of perhaps ten minutes in front of the tempornry White House after the president en tered the carriage to allow the head the big procession to reach the re viewing stand Lafayette park platoon of mounted police acted as an escort for the president As the party swept into the broad avenue a cheer went up and the sidewalks and stands jvere white with fluttering handkerchiefs The presi dent acknowledged the demonstration by lifting his hat and bowing right and left In front of the reviewing Stand the presidents carriage was halt ed until the citiaens committee and escort of General Torrance the com jnanderlnchief had passed The Journey down the avenue was to the right of the oncoming column of veterans the demonstra tion swelling in velume as it proceed ed Spectators and veterans alike cheered the appearance of the chief executive The return Journey from the Peace monument was made on the other side of the avenue and at a more rapid pace When the carriage drew np In front of the Jackson place resi dence fceroes were flecked with foam TEATCRK PARADB LINE tod thn OM froat loormy The Illinois department leading the column consumed about an naif hour Man Whose House and fiarn Were Crammed withgGoods That Had Been Stolen Charlotte Mich Oct Bot tinley farmer while in town thougbt he recognized on a wagon a canvas stack cover which had been stolen from him The wagon on which was the cover was that C A Messenger Mes senger was arrested and the sequel was the revelation of a long series of thefts and the discovery of a large quantity of stolen goods Messengers barn was filled with bags of wheat alleged to have been stolen from C OLeary a farmer At Messengers home in the barn was found a wagon belonging to Jay Saunders of Eaton Rapids a buggy blankets belonging to Charles Hicks of Eaton Rapids and bushels of grain the names on the bags erased In the house was found worth of jew elry consisting of watches scarf rings cuff buttons dress goods cloth ing shoes etc Several bundles of thread were found in a room upstairs iytiiian Grand Officers of fowA Des Moinos la Oct have been elected by the Iowa grand lodge Knights of Pythias as follows Grand chancellor O M Gillette In dependence vice grand chancellor J T Gutelius Centervillle grand prelate S L Hill Weldon grand keeper of records and seals H H Walker Mt Pleasant grand master of exchequer Will H OConnell Audubon grand masteratarms T B Holmes Boone grand inner guard H S Springey Cherokee grand trustees William Clark Marsiialltown and A C Sav age Adair Bryan Stumping Nebraska Falls City Neb Oct J Bryan yesterday began a campaign on behalf of the Fusion ticket of Nebras ka that will continue with little inter ruption until November It is Bryans phm to visit nearly every county in the state He made three speeches yester Pawnee City Table Rock and Falls to large crowds at each place Trusts and imperialism were dwelt upon with incidental ref erence to the coal miners strike and the financial question Towns Swap Colleges Ottumwa Oct account of the destruction of Parsons college nt Falrfleld by flre a few weeks ago It is learned that the Institution will be moved to Mount Pleasant la Wes leyan university at the latter place la likely to be moved to New York Oct John Mitchell of the United Mine Workers association arrived at the Pennsyl vania depot in Jersey City last night having come on a Lehlgb Valley train from Wilkesbarre Pa WttJi Mm were District Presidents NIehoUs Fahy and Duffy They went immediately to the Ashland House this city Mitchell was asked if he had come to hold a conference with the operators but he declined to say He refused to answer any questions or to say how long he would be In the city Mitchell had the appearance of having beeri under severe mental and physical but assured questioners that he was in goodhealth though tired At 10 oclock Mitchell called up WUkesbarre by tele phone the reason being that he had pected some telegrams which he did not find awaiting him Reports the Vote of the Locals Shortly after this he turned tdthfe newspaper men and said Iiifojma tion has been conveyed to me byphone that a total of 260 local unions iaTe reported unanimous votes against re suming work The men are not de terred from going to work through any fear of bodily harm but are resolved to remain but until the differences be tween them and the operators are ar bitrated or until they are ordered to re turn by their leaders This leaves not more than forty or fifty local unions o hear from yet The unanimous ac tion includes the votes of strikers noi members of the union but who weri present at the meetings and voted with the union men Goes to What Looks Like a Conference At 11 p m President Mitchell am two of the district presidents wen from the Ashland Housetto the Avenue hotel where Senators and Penrose of Pennsylvania am Louis N Hainmerling of Wilkesbarre Pa were registered Probably IB Significant i Philadelphia Oct impres j sion prevails here that United States I Senators Quay an Penrose are still en deavoring to effect a settlement of the strike The two senators went to New York late yesterday afternoon but de clined to state the object of their vis it The hasty departure of President Mitchell of the U MW from Wilkes barre for New York and the fact that the senators left here at about tht same time is regarded as significant SNDB FOR THE MANUFACTURERS thing to obtain here is law and order The ordering out of troops is the re sult of a riot yesterday following a attempt of the New Orleans Railway company to start cars on Its lines Th mob of strikers and sympathizers at tacked the first car sent out abou 100 shots were fired and the followin casualties resulted Policeman Job Fordyce ribs fractured and seal wound Policeman Blouin leg and hi fractured Policeman Hessel hit in th eye and on leg with a brick Policeman Schlesstnger hit in neck with a brttJt and bruised on head shoulder am wrist Policeman Hattier scalp wounc from a brick Patrol Driver Brown arm broken Peter Jensen of Chicago strikebreak contractor Jaw broken b a brick Louis Christiansen anc Thomas Jones of Chicago badl bruised by bricks M L Kennedy o Chicago conductor of car shot in foot A Ml Clark of Chicago assistant t Jensen hit In eye with a brick Chas Ferguson of Chicago elbow broken by a Wow Bud Lynn striker shot in ana Fred ESchling switch boy sho in leg Alexander Derbes laborer sym pathizer shot in leg unknown striker shot in beafi scalp wound The strikers stopped the car by pull Ing up a wpoflen sidewalk and piling it on the track One of the nonunioi men got off to remove the planks and did It although mobbed then the mob rushedfor the ear and somebody flre a pistol the first shot being said to havecome from the car At the firsi volley fromthe car the strikers broke and ran Then the police became ac tive and arrested the nonunion men for carrying concealed weapons These men are now charged with inciting a riot None of the Coal Road Men Show Up for a Conference Philadelphia Oct visit to this city of represent ing the National Association of Manu facturers for the purpose of conferring with the presidents of the anthracite coalcarrying roads appears to have been fruitless The committee arrived here early yesterday and spent the greater part of the day at the Manu facturers club awaiting the appear ance of the presidents but none of the latter answered in person at least the request of the committee for a conference Then the committee issued a statement that it would meet again Oct 14 and that was all After the members of the commit tee had breakfasted they dispatched a messenger to the office of President Baer of the Reading company an nouncing that they were ready to meet the operators The nature of Baers reply is not known but in answer to a question the railroad president said I know nothing abouta committee He declined to make any further state ment President Parry said invitations to meet the committee had been sent to all of the presidents who had met President Roosevelt last week and that favorable replies had been received three of them He would not how ever divulge their names During the afternoon President Parry said We were in hopes of meeting the operators today but owing to the short notice they received they were unable to be present BLOOD FLOWS IN NEW Mob the Lead I Ex changed with Little Damage New Orleans Oct the militia in the city was ordered under arms last night One C of the First to evade service because ofsympathy with the strikers and all the officers and men resigned in a body The governor has not been heard from on this but it is understood that the reslgnatlonsvwlll not be accepted Governor Heard has also ordered out troops In the upper part of the state end says that toe first WARDEN TAHNEHS EEPIT To the Charges That Cruelty Is Inflicted on Prlionen in the Chester Penitentiary Chester Ills Oct J Mack Tanner of the southern Illinois penitentiary said regarding the pub ished report of extreme cruelty prac iced upon prisoners Convicts Yegdon and Rose did attempt to amputate their fingers as reported but succeed ed only in inflicting painful wounds up on their hands Both convicts are strong and healthy and both have per formed their work satisfactory Yeg don having made overtime for which he has received payment Both men are hardened criminals withvery unsavory records and their to mutilate themselves can only be ascribed to despondency aris ing from the uncertainty of release un der the parole law under which they are serving I court a thorough inves tigation of the reported practice of cruelty at this institution The report that convicts are whipped and ducked is without found ation Whipping in the penal institu tions in Illinois was abolished years ago and the tub and shower have nev er been in use in the prison here Neith er are there any convicts worked in chain gangs or chains WEITECAPg IN MICHIGAN Family Forced to leave St Joseph by a Jttob of Holy Terrors So Called St Joseph Mich Oct 9 After wrecking the house at 182 Gates ave nue occupied by James Tio between 12 and 1 oclock Tuesday morning a mob of men collected in the neighbor hood and left the following warning tacked on the porch Get out of the neighborhood or we will call again The notice was signed The Holy Ter rors James Tio and family moved into the house Monday and during the nigbt the mob armed with clubs bricks and guns surrounded the place Screens were pulled off windows smashed and the doors were wrecked Several shots were fired through the bedroom windows and the members of the family fearing all would be murdered hid themselves in an adjoin ing room No reasons are known why the mysterious assault was made but as a result Tio has vacated MADE A SERIOUS MISTAKE Hid Which Comfirmod by the XItay Results in a Useless Op eration Cleveland O Oct that he had swallowed his false teeth dur ing sleep Tuesday morning and be ing supported if his belief by the op eration of an Xray machine Frank Buettner a wellknown local contrac tor yesterday had his esophagus opened its entire length to recover the missing article No teeth were found however and the operation was a severe one A search of the bed in which Buettner slept Monday night disclosed the teeth between the mattresses Buettners condition is serious The object which the Xray expert held to be the teeth was a swelling due to laryngitis CltT Sunn a County Treasurer Chicago Oct Coun sel Walker for the city of Chicago has brought suit against County Treas urer Samuel B Raymond and his ondsraen to recover damages for in erest alleged to have been withheld rom the city in the way of taxes and or 5 per cent damages He alleges that the total damages to the city will reach The Range that made St Louis famous THE GREAT MAJESTIC THE GREAT MAJESTIC Only Two Days Left In which to take advantage of the great Special Majestic Range Sale Can you afford to miss It Remember we give with each Range sold this week a complete set of ware worth Cooking Exhibit Now Going On Dont fall to call and see this greatest of all Ranges in operation there are over 5OO Majestic Ran ges in use every day in Cerro Gordo County If you will examine the Majestic you will understand why there are so many in use We will consider ia favoir if you will allow us to show you our line of Majesties Do nt forget this week ony entities you to the set ware Miles Hardware Co Special in Lace Curtains Friday Saturday and Monday all the late fall styles showing the fine assortment we carry in these goods antf allowing you to both inspect and huy at our special offer ings these three days I Lacs curtains 750 to a preach Lace curtains to a pr each198 Lace curtains to a pr each98 Lace curtains up to a pr each39 Odds and ends of our spring stock One pair or less at exactly ono half price It pays to trade at COB HOUSE FURNISHING COMPANY IS If Letts SpencerSmith Co Bosebud Brand Canned Goods equal U any goods packed Sold by ill dealers hi the oity FOR AMD GET THE ASK A b KIMBAbb 1 ABSTRACTOR OF TITLE In New Court House AND DEALER O REAL ESTATE City Jhwa ;