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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - September 10, 1907, Mason City, Iowa voi UME jxrv MASON CITY IOWA TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 10 1907 NO 283 lot Political Time Is Scheduled for the Old Town of Cleveland IOTTEE THAN IN DAY ident It Is Hoped Will Help the Republicans Bryan to Give His Aid to the De Replies to Bry ans Criticism of His Position Cleveland Sept contest Jfcween Mayor Tom L Johnson and Rep Iresentative Theodore E Burton the IDemocratic and Republican nominees for mayor of Cleveland promises to the most exciting po litieal event in the history of this cliy excepting campaigns some years in which the late Senator Hanna s the central figure The indorse nt of Burtons candadacy by Presi nt Roosevelt and Secretary Taft it said may be followed by speeches e by both latter in the campaign Bryan to Speak for Johnson he president is to start from Cleve d on the coming trip of the inland terways commission on its tour of jpection and investigation on the at lakes and down the Mississippi and Republican leaders believe t while here he may be indceeol to Ice a speech urging Burtons elec The Democratic executive com tee has called the city convention jvhich Mayor Johnson and the tick Vith him is to be named for Sept vlayor Johnson has declined to dis s the matter since the announce t of Burton as a candidate but it aid he has assurances that W 3 in and other leading Democrats i various parts of the e here to make speeches in his be Change That Johnson Made leveland is regarded as a normally rabiican city by from to imajority in national elections aad bo the advent of Mayor Johnson six rs ago the Republicans had ruled city andcounty for years with the eption of isolated cases such as election of Mayor Farley following defeat of the MeKisson adminis ioii and the rehabilitation of the Ion led by Senator Hanca In the two campaigns made by Johnson vieceeded in increasing the plurali hich he gained in his first eleetiors in his last race which was two ts nfeo he piled up a plurality of 12X100 The county as wellas city administration has as a re ef tile Johnson leadership become solidly Democratic ttTRE ANOTHER SAYS TAPT y to William J Bryans Great JPostponer Observations coma Sept twice lifted the gage of contra hurled at i him by William Jen Bryan spoke at Olympia Iacoma to two big and persons cheered him in at Wrights park where he spoke TO open air meetings and said in Mr Bryan in discussing y views on the tariff and other ers has done me the honor to caU he Great Postpones He then rated his position on the tvor of revision by the Republie ifter the next presidential election added or two presidential Bryan urged the free coinage of r at Ifi to 1 but now he is post issue until he can bring it arS again as a panacea in times nancial disaster Mr Bryan is emphasizing the subject of anti rialism and the oppression of the iiios but he postponed the issue until by his effort jtreaty of Paris was adopted ami vereignty of the Philippines was ferred from Spain to the Unites This is really the only piece of I states manship which Mr Bryans name bag been connected and he has for been engaged in at to explain that Burton Named for Mayor Cleveland Sept Theodore Burton was nominated by acclamation by the Republican citj convention for nlayor Theconvention practically WEDDING WAS POSTPONED Father of the Girl Promises to Her a Sudden Widow if She Is Married Grand Sept 9 Through the interference of the pros pective brides father the marriage of Lew Thompson and Rose Kilgore oC this city was dramatically prevented The house had been furnished and the license procured when Kilgore learn ing of the approaching ceremony met the couple as they started for the ministers house and declared that he did not approve of the marriage If you two young fools get mar ried Ill fill him so full of holes that they can strain peas throngii he said and this stopped the proceedings Bach lihe sweethearts is 22 year old but the father who stopped them said ahat they were too young but that Thompson could eontinoe his calls on the girl and if after a year they still wished to marry he wouM with draw his objections Mysterious Explosion at Hotel Sept Sheetz hotel here was partially wrecked by a mysterious gas ex plosion and Theodore Schenroek in whose room the explosion occurred was so badly injured that his condi tion is critical A chambermaid was sbghtly injured but the other occu pants escaped unhurt It is said the windows transom and doors in Schenrocks room were closed tight and that two gas cocks were found turned on full after the explosion Romance of Mary Dunbar Port Huron Sept 9 Un willing to lose her fathers estate by marrying Miss Mary Dpnbar died a spinster and bequtathed her property to Franiis Bow her old lover and Wealthy Stevens who had courted a deceased sister A clause In the will of Samuel Dunbar a Grant township farmer stipulated that if either of his three aughtevs married she was to have none of his1 estate The two oth er daughters died it is said of broken hearts Railway Engineer Killed Topeka Sept W E Groves is dead and Fireman Horan fatally injured as the result of r a wreck of Rock Island passenger train No 23 at in the morning None of the passengers was injured The engine went through the switch at the east end of the Caldwell yards and was derailed falling on its side and blocking the main line traffic The baggage and chair car followed but remained upright Aeronauts Career Quietly Ended Howard City Sept Potter of Grand Rapids was killed at the fair here while making her first balloon ascension The girt was encased with a parachute in a cannon which was to have been fired in midair The cannon was cut loose at a height of oOO feet but failed to go off The girl was dead when picked up Only Thirty of Them Left Chicago Sept the thousands of men who half a century ago crossed the plains in a search for gold only thirty survivors remain according to a report read at the seventeenth an nual meeting of the Western Associa tion of California Pioneers held here Only twelve former gold hunters were present at the meeting Killed by Fall from Train Aurora Sept body of James Fennell an Elmira N real estate dealer was found lying beside the railroad tracks near Blackley The body showed indications that Finnell had fallen from a train Subtreasurer Bitten by Dog St Louis Sept J Arkina United States subtoasurer and na tional Republican committeeman from Missouri is at his home suffering from the bite of a dog The wound has been s SCORES ON THE DIAMONDS Chicago Sept 9 Following are the base ball scores League At St Louis Cincinnati 4 St Louis 3 at Pittsburg 5 Pittsburg 4 at New York 1 New York 0 second game Philadelphia 5 New York 9 seven innings at Brooklyn Boston 1 Brooklyn 3 second game Boston 0 Brooklyn innings agree ment Sundaj At St nati 6 St Louis 0 second game Cin cinnati 2 St Louis innings at 3 Chicago 2 second gamrt Pittsburg 0 Chicago 3 American At Boston Washington 1 Boston 0 second gamei Washington 4 Boston 1 at Cleveland 4 Cleveland 3 at Philadel York 3 Philadelphia 8 at SY Louis 0 Chicago day At St 1 St Louis 3 second game Cleveland 3 St Louis innings ftt Chica Chicago 3 N GOVERNORS OF ROBERT Robert Lucas first territorial governor of Iowa after serving two terms as governor of Ohio was appointed executive of lovya by President Van Buren when the territory was organized by congress in 1838 Governor Lucas was born at Shepherdstown April 1 1781 He was a descendant of William Penh on hisfathers side and was of Scotch ancestry through his mother Arriving at Burlington on Aug 16 he assumed the administra tive office combined with the duties of superintendent of Indian affairs He advocated zealously the common school system and secured the prohibition of the liquor traffic in Iowa Governor Lucas was married in 1S10 to Elizabeth Brown who died In 1812 survived by one daughter md in ISKi ha a Miss Sunmer He died at Iowa City Feb 7 1S53 RAWS LAST OFFER Moroccan Bandit Sends the Brit ish an Ultimatum Relative to Sir Harry Mac Lean kill all 11 nervaclmcr of I by HIP r maltreiitid t Tri triir wUVh ap ic and grossly U SEEMS TO POSSESS BIG NERVE He Demands British Protection and Even an Indemnity Prospect of Peace at Casablanca Looks a Forlorn men Pail to Send a Pro posed JPeace Mission Tangier Sept British lega tion here has received by courier RaHmlis ultimate terms for the re lease of Caid Sir Harry MacLean These demand British proteeaion for himself his appointment as pasha of the district from Tetaun to Larache and an indemnity Paris Sept ray of hope for a possible solution of the Moroccan problem came from the Moorish em pire Saturday in the shape of an an nouncement that the tribesmen were ready to negotiate for peace Vice Admiral Phiiibert confirmed this news in an official cablegram stating that a delegation from the warring Arabs had askefl General Drude for an armistice pending a settlement of peace terms The armistice was to have expired yesterday but no great expectations were based upon the announcement that the move mightbe a trick of the Moors to gain time to bring reinforce ments o Delegation Did Not Materialize And it seeniSthat the suspicion was wellgrounded for the heralded Moor ish peace delegation failed to material ize at Tangier Saturday according to official reports received here from Gen eral Crude and Admiral Phiiibert But the French authorities in Morocco de cided to prolong the armistice until last evening in order to give the war ring tribes every opportunity to nego tiate for a cessation of hostilities If the delegation does not appear the re ports added military operations would be resumed energetically today Gen ernl Drude says he has profited by the suspension of fighting by determining the exact positions of the enemy Ad miral Philbert cables that all the ports are orderly Anarchy Prevails in Morocco Natives declare that numerous mem bers of the tribesmen are encamped at Taddert awaiting the arrival of Mulal Tfafig or his representative before making another attack Many peace ful Arnba xvhb desire to return to Cas ablanca are hindred by the warring tribesmen who have strong cordons of sentinels posted with instructions to PRESIDENT S02BLY TEMPTED He Has an Invitation to Go on a Hunt ing Trip in he Louisiana Canebrakes Oyster Bay N Sept dent Roosevelt is considering an invi tation to go on a hunting trip into the Louisiana canebrakes immediately after his forthcoming journey down the Mississippi river The gentlemen have extended the invitation as sure him that Ire will get some shots at bear and other worthy game and it he can arrange his affairs at Washing ton so as to go without detriment to public business he is quite likely to accept The names of those who have in vited the president to go to the Louis iana hunt are not announced hut it is understood that they are practically identical with those who entertained him on the bear hunt at Smedes four or five years ago They assured him that he would havebetter luck in Louisiana than he had in Mississippi and the president has stated that he is sorely Steel Trust Is to Spend Money Superior Sept 9 Now that permission has been granted the steel trust to build and operate its line of railroad in Wisconsin from the steel plant site at Spirit Lake to the dock property on Allouez bay the company is already making preparations for the work Several million dollars will be spent in track laying and bridge build ing It is also stated Chat a number of large industries w51I follow the steel plant to Superior and1 among these will be a big steel car works Two Fatal Accidents Bloomington Sept 9 Chester Moore of Daiivers an employe of the Illinois Traction crfbpany was knocked off a bridge by a and killed Vesta Sanders aged 7 while playing with matches in a playhouse of logs set fire to her clothes and was burned to death Harriman Wouldnt See Anybody Chicago Sept H Hatriman president of the Union Pacific rail roads passed through Chicago on his way east Harriman has been in the west inspecting his various interests but refused to see anybody when reached this city Pear Trouble in Ireland Dublin Sept the govern ment is apprehensive with regard to the coming winter in Ireland and is doubtful regarding the loyalty of the constabulary since ahe Belfast agita tion is revealed in the present srren nous efforts to recruit the force The number of the constabulary has been steadily decreasing for the past four years CLIFF HOUSE IS BURNED Great Attraction at San Francisco IB a Pile of Uebiis in un Hour San Francisco Sept famous Cliff Houst of tliis city San Francis cos first attraction for tourists iias burned to the ground The fire THE CLIFF HOUSE AND THE SEAL BOCKS FBANCISCO fire broke out in the building about p m and an hour later a black heap of ruins was all that remained of the historic structure The was built of wood This was the second Cliff House to be destroyed by fire The building which turned was built about twenty years ago by Adolph Sutro of Sutro tunnel fame Sutro baths near bj were not damaged The loss is Leaps from the Tenth Story Louisville Sept because of the speculation of bis fortune estimated to have aggre gated Lyne Davison former ly a stock broker of Chicago com mitted suicide here after saying a short prayer by jurtping from the tenth floor of the Columbia building Be was 58 yrnrs old and was a na tive of Springfield Recently he had been without home or money Jjusitania Is Abead Queenstown Sept departure of the Cnnard line steamship Lusatania from Dsmnt Rock lightship was at p m The Lucania had pre ceeded her at a m The passage of both vessels from Liverpool to Queenstown was uneventful Wireless reports received here say that the Lusitania caught up with and passed the Lucaniti during the afternoon Badly Burned in Explosion Kenosha Sept Eliza beth Bush one of the members of the faculty at Kemper Hall and one of the best known young women of Ke nosha society was badly burned by the explosion of an alcohol stove Miss Bush was visiting at the home of friends in Winuetka Her face was terribly burned but it is not thought that her eyes are injured Kace Bishop Plan Voted Down Burlington Sept prop osition to appoint race bishops so that each race in the Methodist body shall have abishop of its own nationality was defeated by a practically unani mous vote at the Iowa Methodist conference The discussion was fervid and Senator Tillman was arraigned for his attitude on the race question Waited TwentyNine to Wed London Sept Manchester couple respectively 70 and 65 years old having waited twentyfive years for the passage of the act legalizing marriage widh a deceased wifes sis ter have given the necessary notice of their intention to marry Booming the Fairbanks Boom Omaha Sepfe P Good rich of Indianapolis chairman of the Indiana Republican state committee is making a totir of western states in the interest of Fairbanks as a presi dential candidate and Is holding con ferencfs with prominent Republicans in Iowa mid Nebraska He says that Taft will never set Great Are Milwaukee Sept Journal says that Dr Rudolph Silverston is completing an airship at a Milwaukee factory and that great things are ex pected of if The flyer it is ex pected will sail through the air with the spefd of a rifle bullet and carry the navigator from Milwaukee to Eu rope in a few hours v Laura Carter Is Acquitted New York Sept Laura M Carter who has been on trial for a week on a charge of receiving stolen money was acquitted by a jury She was accused of having received from Chester B Runyan the defaulting tel ler of the Windsor Trust company part of the he stole from the bank Eight Babies Given Away Fort Wayne Sept 9 The Childrens Friend society Sunday aft eruooii gave away eight babies to heads of families willing to rear them to manhood and womanhood All the Lutheran churches were to attend trio ceremony yovelty Company Sold Racine Sept ment is made that the Ravine Novelty company one of the largest manufact urers of automobile tops in the coun try has been sold to an eastern syn dicate for about Weyler Finishes His Memoirs Madrid Sept Weyler has finished writing his memoirs of the time when he was governor gen eral of Cuba according to an an nouncement jnst Trouble Feared on the Line tween the United States and Mexico g SECRET SEEVICE MEN QTTI VIVS Also Cavalry lying Awake Nights B to Head Off Insurrectos Much AntiDiaz Sentiment Has Been Pound Far No Move ment iljoofcing Toward Hostilities Nogaies A Sept 9 That the Mexican and United States govern ments expect trouble on the Rio Grande border from socalled revolu tionists about Sept 15 the anniver sary of Mexican independence is evi dent for precaution is being taken to prevent auy disturbance Last year there were several demonstrations on the border about this time and arrests were made at Douglas and Naco A and 151 Paso Eagle Pass Laredo Del Rio and San Antonia and some of the prisoners taken at that time are still in custody Antonio Vil lareal now in jail at Los Angeles and wanted at St Louis is one of these Some Mexicans Are Watched To prevent a recurrence of the trou bles of last year the Mexican border is being patrolled by troops and secret service officers of the JJnited States government at the request of Mexican officials are watching the movements of certain Mexicans in the United States towns along the border Dis patches from Sariio Antonio state that a detail of United States troops has been made to patrol the border until after the Mexican celebration Mucb AntiDiaz Sentiment It is said that Captain Wm S Scott First United States avalry who was detailed to make a secret investigation of conditions along the border made a report tothe war department in which he finds that there is consider able agitation and much antiDiaz sen timent hut he is unable to find def initely that there is now any organ ized apposition to the Mexican govern ment as was the case a jear ago View of Consul Mallen Francisco Mallen Mexican consul at El Paso declares there Is no organized effort on the part of Mexicans in the United States at present in the revolu tionary line that he is aware of but there are talking in a seditious man ner and attempting to excite their brother Mexicans The consul does not believe these men are at all danger ous and snys that most of them are criminals who have had to 11 ee from Mexico BABE KILLED BY SHOOTING Occurrence Causes a Complication of Arrested Charged with Murder Chester Sept 13month old child was instantly killed in a shooting affair at the home of Daniel Friel in this city Friel the uncle of the child has ben committed to jail without bail charged with murder Friel alleges that he heard burglars ia the house and that the child was shot accidentally but the police beieve tli child was killed during a quarrel The infant was the daughter of Mrs Man Matthews a widow In the house at the time the shoot ing occiHTcd was Miss Margaret Mo Ivemui of Colorado a guest She awakened members of the family by through the house shouting that some one was chasing her In her excitement jumped out of a win dow but was not injured A woman living next door hearing the noise and the shooting1 became frightened and threw 10 months old child out of a secondstory window but it was not hurt as a man who attracted by the commotion caught the infant it struck the ground Ordered to Return the Fixtures Leavenworth Sept Gilpatrick in the district court here ordered the sheriff toreturn forth with to their owners the fixtures in twenty two saloons recently seized upon order of the attorney general of the state The defendants testified they had not sold any liquor after tKe attorney gen eral had ordered themto stop doing so The fixtures are valued at over Cannot Help Wulfson Indianapolis Sept Wulf inspector of weights and meas ures who wrote to the bureau of cor porations at Washington asking for aid in his fight against the Standard Oil company has received a reply from Commissioner Smith in which the says that certain information asked for by Wulfson could not be supplied as it was expected to use it in proceedings against the oil com pany ;