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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - October 16, 1902, Mason City, Iowa VJ k MASON CITY GLOBEGAZETTE PAGES I to 8 THE CORRE AKET8 BY WEBB DAILY OFFICIAL PAPER AM THE TEJLECBAPH7C AND fcOCAL NEWS VOL IX MASON CITY IOWA THURSDAY OCTOBER 16 1902 Ceo Young Finds Things at Al dershot He Thinks Uncle Sam Should Have AST UPTODATE SETTINGUP SYSTEM Proposes the Sending of British Non Corns Here To Teach Us a Milj Pew Points London Oct Pilgrims club the newly organized AngloTTnitec States organization gave a luncheon to Generals Corbin Wood and Young yesterday at the Carleton hotel Major General Sir William Nicholson who occupied the chair toasted King Ed ward and President Roosevelt War Secretary Brodrick proposed toasts to the United States army and the vis iting generals praising the former and expressing his pleasure at seeing such distinguished representatives of thai service The generals replied Ambas sador Choate and Anthony HOpe spoke of the value of such meetings in foster ing good relations between the two Something New at Alilershot General Young has secured the con sent of Earl Roberts and Secretary Brodrick to a plan to send a dozen of the best British noncommissioned of ficers to the United States in order that they may give an exposition of the gymnastic training which is now out in the British service The war office will pay the expenses of the British soldiers General Young hopes to be able to get the war de partment at Washington to send a doz en United States noncommissioned of ficers to England so that they may in vestigate the developments of the set ting up drill in its uptodate form as it is practiced in this country Something VVe Can Learn General Young said to a representa tive of the Associated Press The gymnastic exhibition we saw at Al beats anything we have got in the way of smartness The men who took part in it were noncommissioned officers qualifying as gymnastic in structors It was the finest thing I have ever seen in that line and I feel sure that an interchange of experi ences in this branch of military train ing will be of mutual benefit to both countries Earl Roberts received my suggestion with regard to the British soldiers going to the United States and picked out the team to go with the greatest enthusiasm BRADFORDS NUPTIAL WOES He Is In Trouble for Pension Perjury and Is Said to Have One Too Many Wives Chicago Oct Eugene L Bradford is a perjurer now as alleged he has been a bigamist for twenty seven years and also is guilty of de serting nearly forty years ago thegirl he is said to have married while serv ing as a soldier in the civil war Brad ford who is 57 years old and lives at Kingston Ills was arrested on a charge of perjury Twentyseven years ago he married Maggie E Welch Two years ago a woman claiming to be Mrs Ollie Bradford of Knoxville Tenn applied for a pension as the widow of Eugene L Bradford former ly a private in the Elgin battery ot the Illinois Light artillery The worn an said she was married to Bradfora at Knoxville on Jan 26 1865 and that she lost track of her husband a month ifterward As the pension bureau liad a Eugene L Bradford on its rolls the Knoxvilles womans claims was rejected To examiners of the pension office Bradford admitted having been in Knosville with the Union army in L865 but denied any acquaintance vith the woman who says she became lis wife He has now been iudicted for testifying falsely in regard to his wifes claim for a pension OF THE MATTER OF FUEL Wood Scheme for Ann Coal Yard for Greediness Ann Arbor Mich Oct Henij S Dean agent of the universi ty is out with the proposition that he city appropriate buy tim ber have wood cut and sell it at cost o people unable to get fuel this wiu er Mayor Copelaud has called a ses ion of the council to consider the niat er Kalamaxoo Mich Oct plan or a coal yard to be owned and op rated by the city has been brought up before the council It is suggest ed that the council purchase all the coal needed for the citys use and also retail it for spot cash at practical cost Coal dealers receive 2200 pounds for a ton thus it is claimed the city would have 200 pounds off every ton for the poor Pontiac Mich Oct coal dealer who will buy soft coal for 3 per ton and then demand for it is the consummation of greediness So said Rev O W Jennings of the Methodist church from his pulpit COAL STRIKE IS OVER Mitchell and Operators Agree to An Arbitra tion Committee to be Appointed by President Roosevelt Washington Oct to the Globe coal strike is practically over President Roosevelt this morning announced the selection of the arbitration commission of six members with a seventh Carroll D Wright as re corder all of whom are acceptable to both coal operators and John Mitchell of Miners Union The commission will adjust all differences between operators and miners PRESS Washington Oct strike is settled Secretary Root announces that a common ground of agreement has been reached The president has named a commission of six persons to settle the strike It is believed the sixth representative will be chosen from the ranks of labor The presi dent will urge immediate resumptioE of work at the mines WANTS SIX MORE RAILWAYS Prussia Going FurUiciinto Government Ownership Business us to Transportation Berlin Oct is deter rained to acquiresix of principal railroads remaining in private hands The first is the East Prussian South the second the MarieulrargMlaw ka the third the AltdamKolberg the fourth the StargardKuestrain the fifth the KielFlensburg and the sixth the BreaslauWarsaw the whole amounting to 558 miles with 000 capital for which the government has offered a somewhat larger sum The effect of the announcement on the boerse was to raise the quotationsof some of the common stocks and to de press others But the preferred stocks rose within a fraction of the governments offer It seems certain that the propositions will be accepted in every instance Only two important private lines are not included in the government scheme DorttmmdGrenau and the LuebeekBuesnen roads The govern ment plan which came as a complete surprise to the country is one of the first energetic steps of the new rail road minister Herr Budde who is credited with the ambition to inau gurate a new era in Prussian rail roads HE WANTED REAL WAR So He Kan Away from His Military Acad emy and Went Down to South America Hew York Oct G Leeds the young son of W B Leeds presi dent of the Chicago Rock Island and Puciiie has arrived at this port from Panama where he had been seized by the United States consul act ing under instructions Young Leeds was put on board the steamer which brought him here While at a military academy he con ceived the idea of running away to Colombia where there is real war on account of the uprising of insurgents He is 16 years old The boy went from the steamers pier to the family residence in Fifth avenue where his mother lay ill on account of his dis appearance Bentor Harbor Out of Fuel Benton Harbor Mich Oct cold snap found Benton Harbor in hard shape for fuel There is not a pound of anthracite in the city and only one or two cars of soft coal the latter selling for 9 a ton There were many appeals from the poor people of the city and the city will have to find some scheme to keep them warm This summer the city tore up all of the old cedar block pavement and put down asphalt About 800 cords of blocks were piled In the eity lots The mayor ordered the city yards to be thrown open and the poor people are taking out the cedar blocks by the cart load tncky People at St faul St Paul Oct Werner messenger to the chiefof police has located in St Paul the heirs to an es tate of in Pro K I Two of the lucky people are Mary A Geer employed as a buyer in a Sev enth street department store and Mar garet Geer who keeps house for her sister There are also two brothers who are married and live in St Paul Providence R I Oct is no fortune of held here await ing heirs Coal Higher at Indianapolis Indianapolis Oct Indiana bituminous coal operators put up the price of Indiana block coal another notch Tuesday and made it GO cents more at the mines The coal has been selling for S450 a ton in Indianapo lis It will now be put above Washington Oct prolonged anthracite coal strike is not yet prac tically settled but some progress was made yesterday and while there re main certain obstacles to be removed these in the language of Secretary Root it is believed can be resolved and a termination of the strike finally secured The principal of these ob stacles is tlKVccmposition of the pro posed commission or board to arbi trate the differences between the min ers and operators Mitchell indicated formally yesterday to President Roose velt that the mine workers union dis sents from the restrictions placed by the operators on the choice of the proposed arbitration tribunal and de sires the president to have an abso lutely free hand in the selection of members of the commission to be charged with an adjustment of future relations between the employers and employed OIicial Kvspcrase to the Proposition special stress in stating hi objections on the proposition that on of the commissin should be a judg from tin eastern district of Pennsy vania liewas very insistent in sorn of his oh rotions which he voiced i whit termed a counter propo sition tc tlsrt of Ihe operators Aft er tln president and the head of tin minersj union ml exctiilnged view freely and cone ovef this counts proposition of Mitchell a call was sen out by President Mitchell for a join meeting today of the executive boards of the mine workers union for Hi three anthracite districts of Penusyl vania At this meeting it is believec an agreement will be reached on statement to be officially promulgated by the miners union in response to the proposition from the operators Will Now Tackle the Operators President Roosevelt having ascer tained theviews of Mitchell at once communicated with the operators and initiated efforts to reconcile the differ ences developed and to have the opera tors make some further concessions At the conclusion of the conference Mitchell said he had no information which he could give to the public It was announced likewise at the temp orary White House that no official statement of the conferences would be rnnde at this time When the last con ference had been concluded Mitchell left the White House and after a brief conference with President Gompers and some other local labor leaders departed for Wflkesbarre Pa Mitch ells visit to Washington was by in vitation of President Roosevelt that Mitchell in criticism of the propo sition of the operators took exception to the disparagement of the miners union and to the limitation of the time in which under the proposed agree ment there is to be no Is three years His particular objection however was to the insistence of the mine own ers that they should be permitted to designate the classes from which the arbitrators should be drawn by the president It is understood that he took a firm stand against this propo sition saying he was satisfied the min ers would not submit to any arbitra tion which would not be arbitration in fact as well as in that this would not be the case if one side to the controversy were afforded the advantage of naming the classes from which the arbitrators were to be appointed He plants himself squarely on his own proposition that the presi dent should be allowed to name the arbitrators without any restrictions or limitations made either by the miners or by the mine owners PRESIDENT KKKPS AT WORK Supposed To Bt Otto Matthen Prescott A T Oct man who answers perfectly the description of Otto Matthes wanted at Staunton Ills on a charge of killing N W Wall en Ang 16 1890 is under arrest at Ash Fork He refuses to talk Health In the Nary Good Washington Oct first an nnal report of Surgeon General Klxey shows that the health of the navy and marine corps was good throughout the past fiscal year Million Dollar Club House Chicago Oct that means the erection of a new club house to cost has been taken by the Union League club The organization de cided to purchase the ground upon which the present club house stands for Two Yonng Lads Drowned Delafield Wis Oct lads George Peterson aged 9 years son of K D Peterson of Milwaukee and Au brey Claflin aged 12 who hailed from Chicago were drowned yesterday while out safKng on Lake Nagawlcka She Wore Too Many Anderson Ind Oet Ger trude Gant said to be of Indianapolis has been sentenced for the second time to tbe womans reformatory for lar ceny When she was arrested she was wearing three waists and three skirts belonging to Mrs Kllpatrlck of El whom she worked BETWEEN TWO CONFERENCES Mitchell Advises with P P Sargent and Telephones Muuh Mitchell was in conference twice during his visit with the president At the conclusion of the first confer ence Mitchell walked over to the treasury department where for two hours he remained closeted with Frank P Sargent commissioner of Immigra tion in the hitters office During that time Mitchell communicated by long distance telephone with persons in New York and in Wilkesbarre Com missioner Sargent has been an impor tant factor in the efforts ouuta by President Itoosevelt to effect a settle ment of the controversy between tfce miners and the operators and there fore was in position to talk frankly with Mitclull Their conference was as earnest as it was long It is believed that at its conclusion Mitchell hart formulated a statement akin to a counter proposition to that made by the operators This he later presented to the president going di rectly from Sargents office to the White House for that purpose While no authorized statement of the couiu ter proposition could be obtained it can be stated on excellent authority Burns the Midnight Oil in His Effortto Solve the Problem Washington Oct 10 President Roosevelt last night resumed consid the strikesituation tnkiag it in the light developed as the result of his two conferences during the day with Mitchell He vent out for a long drive after those confer ences and on returning met Carroll C Wright commissioner of labor and Sargent comniissieiiM of immigration These gave the the benefit oftheir views Later two strangers to those about the temporary AVhite House called and were shown upstairs It was reported that these gentlemen were Robert 1 aeon and George W Perkins members of the banking firm of J P Malgan Co The confer ences with the four gentlemen named lasted an hour These conferences were kept up al most until the we sma hours those present being the president all the time and night Sargent Root Cortelyou and the two strangers at different times Wright and Sargent about mid night epmmuniejted to the president the views of a representative of the j coal operators on the statement of Mitchell as to the position of the min ers While nothing was made public the feeling seems to prevail in ad After Two Days Fighting His Ene my Confronts Him with Increased Force NO 38 GOVERNOR DRAKE VERY BOTH THE ABMIES LOSE HEAVILY While Venezuelas President Shows Coolness anfl dEtat in Colombia Willemstad Island of Curacoa Oct has reached here that the battle near La Victoria Venezuela be tween the forces of President Castro and the Venezuelan revolutionists Which began Monday morning has so far been without definite result Only a portion of the revolutionists was en gaged The government has lost 247 men and the rebels 310 The government cannot obtain reinforcements from Ca racas as the German railroad from there to Valencia is in the hands of the enemy Castro Shows Great Courage The forces of President Castro num bered 4100 men with fifteen guns and the Venezuelan revolutionists had 3 100 men General Matos leader of the revolution and General Mendoza were not present The only rebel gen erals engaged were Guevara Torres Crespo and Antonio Fernandez their force representing the advance guard of the revolutionists President Castro twice led a charge in person aud showed great courage and coolness His lieutenant General Alcantara who was at one time at the West Point Military academy was mortally wounded Revolutionists Are Reinforced The arrival at the scene of battle at 5 oclock Monday afternoon of Vice President Gomez with 800 men and a large amount of ammunition saved the situation for the government At that time the odds were greatly against President Castro but the arrival of relnfortemwits Unproved his position Monday nltrht the revolutionists still retained their positions The fight started again Tuesday and at 10 a m Castro retired to La Victoria At p itilthe fighting ceased on both sides News of the engagement hav ing reached Generals Matos and Meu doza they hastened to the scene and arrived at a point near La Victoria Tuesday with the rest of the revolu tionary army which now numbers about 8000 men The reinforcements under Matos and Mendoza intended to take part in the renewal of hostili ties yesterday Castro In a Bad Way President Castro appears to be sur rounded by his enemies The town of El Cbnsejo which lies back of La Victoria is occupied by the revolu tionists Valencia is believed to be doomed Those who were wounded iii the fighting are still without medical assistance or care They lie on the battlefield as they fell and the scene there is one of great horror Painfully and Seriously Hurt by a Fall In His Threatened j Centerville la Oct nor Drakes condition is no better and he is seriously ill The attending siciaii fears pneumonia The paiw from his injured ribs is extremely se vere Late Saturday night he Avas suf fering from a cold and said he believed he would take a hot bath and go to bed Sunday morning when his daughter called him to breakfast he told her he had fallen in the bathtub and thought he had broken a rib A surgeon was called and found one rib broken and another torn Joose at the end Later considerable pleurisy and some fever developed HE COULDNT MAKE GOOD Bobber Who Tried to Scare a Society Wo man Out of Her Diamond Jewelry New York Oct admis sion as a caller to the apartments of Mrs Amy G Watkins a man who gave his name as Henry Dawson handed her a statement which began with these words Make no outcry I have a bag of dynamite which I will drop if you dont give me your diamonds Mrs Watkins did make an outcry and Dawsou rushed from the house taking his bag and drawing a revolver as he went He was met at the door by a policeman who arrested him and found that the bag was empty Daw sou was held for trial Should Be Given a Medal Marquette Mich Oct 1C Agent Towne of Duluth of the South Shore and Atlantic railroad surprised two bur glars at work iu the station at Lake Xeiigamon In the fight that followed he shot and instantly killed one of the robbers and wounded the other The latter escaped with a posse in pursuit The safe was blown open with dyna mite but the robbers had no opportuni ty to rifie it Wrecked at the Harbor Mouth Holland Mich steam barge Hattie B Purdue was wrecked at the harbor entrance early yester day during a storm Captain Kem ming and the crew of four men were saved The barge was trying to make the harbor but missed the channel and went aground She is 123 feet in length and valued at 1 LATEST MOVE JN COLOMBIA ministration quarters close to the presi dent that Mitchell is too stiff in his po sition and too insistent SECOND WRECK IN A WEEK At One Point Kills Two Men Fatally Wounds One Other and Six Are Severely Hurt Greencastle Ind Oct fast westbound passenger train Xo 1 on the VnndaJiii railroad and Xo S the Teni Hanre and Indianapolis train collided at UorlKvIlle eight miles west of here yesterday about 3 p m killing wo men fatally injuring one other ind seriously wounding six others Tin lead are Tamos Hermsen mail clerk Groiicastlo G B Kilby Marshali vilie Pa Kennedy RusUvillo tvii fkvl both logs lirokeji and internal injuries will probably die WL Ioyrt Uiclimond mail clerk sprained and scalp wounds 1 T Trinib Indianapolis mail ccrlk brnisod Edward Rife Indianapolis brakoinan legs broken Albert C Bed ding engineer Indianapolis right hip dislocated and bruised George Likert conductor Indianapolis bruised and cut about hea Seven passengers slightly bruised continued their jour ney This is tho second at Reels ville on the Vnndalia within two weeks The first was the collision of two freight trains As far as can be ascertained the cause of the wreck yes terday was the failure of tbe agent at Harmony to deliver an order to No 8 which left there on No 21s time When the trains collided they were both going at full speed The en gines and two front cars were tele scoped almost completely burying the engines The two train crews Jumped Some men take pains naturally and some give them tbe same cago News President Captured by a General Who Proi claims Himself Dictator FrankfortontheMain Oct Frankfurter Zeitung publishes a dis patch sayi 111 that General Fernandez has captured President Marroquin of Colombia and has proclaimed himself dictator President Marroquin procured theof fice of president of Colombia by ar bitrarily deposing President Sanelem ente July 33 1900 Marroquin was vice president of the country In Oc tober of lagt year a conspiracy to over throw Marroquin was discovered The then minister of war and several prom inent Conservatives were implicated in the conspiracy It was also pur posed to reinstate President Sanclem ente in office The plot failed Gen eral Fernandez was the Colombian minister of war He was appointed to office in February 1002 Panama Oct Tempo a new paper published in Bogota by certain wellknown members of the Liberal or revolutionary party said in a recent editorial article that the prolongation of the fighting on the isthmus of Pan ama was greatly in favor of the in terests of Xicaragua in the matter of an isthmian canal because it prevents Colombia from approving the bill within a reasonable length of time The paper expressed the that political obstinacy and the heat of the field of battle would not blind General Herrera to the interests of country sfmtty Killed Sparta Wis Oct head end collision on the Chicago and North western road between a doublehead er northbound freight and a south bound freight train between Summit and Norwalk ten miles south of thjs city Fireman Davis was instantly killed and three trainmen were badly injured Drawn Into a Threshing Machine Owosso Mich Oct Charles Wilkinson of Venice while oiling at thresher was drawn into the machin ery His right leg was broken and nearly twisted from his body It ia believed he will die from the shock He is 30 years old and unmarried THE MARKETS iiuM Chicago 3ct IS Following were the quotations on thd Board of Trade today Open High Low Close October 69 70 70 December 71 70 71 May 72 73 73 73 October59 59 5 59 December 49 48 49 May48 4314 48 OctoberS0 30 December 31 31 31 31 May 31 31 32V Pork October 1700 1700 1580 1560 15SO 1477 1490 Chowfa Goes to Delaware WashingtonOct Malia Vajiravudu the crown of Siaiu and party left here yesterday for Wil mington Del where they will be en tertained by General James E Wilson retired U S A Honduras Ct a Job Washington Oct govern ment of Honduras has decided to have tts postage stamps and postal cards ngrnved abroad this year and the work la to be done in the United January 156ft May 1482 1430 October 1070 1087 1067 1087 January893 905 895 905 May 840 842 837 S42 Short October 1160 1160 January 825 832 S25 May795 795 Chicago ilyeStock Chicago Oct 15 receipts for the day 22000 sales ranged at for pigs for light for rough packing for mixed and for heavy packing and shipping lots with the bulk of the trading at receipts for the day 19000 quotations ranged at 875 fo rchoice to extra steers 750 for good to choice do fair to good do for common to medium do butchers steers fed western steers stackers an defeders 500 cowst heifers bulls and stags 525 Texas steers grass west erns and veal calves Sheep an receipts for the day 35000 quotations ranged at westerns na western lambs and native lambs Kwt BaffUa XJve Stock East Buffalo N Y Oct 15 Dunning juid Stevens Live Stock Commission Merchants East Buffalo N Y quote as follows ceipts 17 cars market fair for good grades common dull veals stronger 15 cars market abou steady pigs packers nyxvy roughs and Sheep and strong Koo4 Hunks calls to good ;