Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on June 22, 1903 · Page 1
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Iola, Kansas
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Monday, June 22, 1903
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TkMeWk* tbeDajrlt.HappMW ^notpwno Dberr I PMOItOUT t THE DAY APT8R VeL yi NO 2N. WHOLE IQIIBER m. lOLA, KANSAS, JUNE 22, J903-MONDAY. PAGES PRICE PIVE CENTS K CONVICTS ATTEMPTED TO ESCAPE FROM THE COLORADO PENITENTIARY. VERPOWERED DYNAMITED THE GATE, USING WARDEN'S WIFE FOR A SHIELD. Woman Fainted, When Riflemen Killed One and Fatally Woiindcd Another—All Recaptured. A3sool :itod rrcss Dispatch. ' , Canyon City, Col.. Juno 22.—Ou(> convict was .shot and instanjly killed and another fatally wounded by the Riiards at the stale ponitcntiarj* this morninK when attomiUing to escape. At S o'clock a number of convicts over imwered. tlic overseers and guards at the wash house, securing their keys. On the way to the front gate the convicts captured Mrs, Cleghorn, wife of the warden, and placed her in front of them. Reaching the front gate, they dynamited it and got outside, taking Mrs. Cleghorn with them. The war den instructed the guards to pick the convicts off. taking care not to shcot bis wife. W;hcn fifty yards from tjic prison Mrs. Cleghorn fainted and the convicts released her. In the shooting which was general from the guards. Convict Kuykeridall. No. 3S5. was instantly killed. James Armstrong, the ring loader, was shot by Night Captain Clark and will die. Tom Fallon wis captured on the bank of the big ditcH. Two other men are reported captured at some little distance from the prison and two others are known to be gone, one of them being wounded. They arc on horseback, having stopped a wagon, cutting the horses loose and escaping. Fallon was seriously wounded. Fallon who w^as one of the prisoners who recently attempted to escape from the counfy'^ail in D<?nver. wasj one of the leaders in todaj-'i; ^tMUlwwtk. f^ea were fifteon convicts iij the party that broke out of prison today and it is .';aid all have been recaptured. Among the prison officials who wore" overpowered was Dr. Palmer, a physician, who had been called on the pretence that his services were needed by a si;^k prisoner. He v.-as bound and gag- gO 'l and stripped of his clothing, which was donned by one of the fugi-, lives. Kcukondall. a convict who was killed, was serving a sentence fjr stealing ore from a mine in the Cripple Creek district. nil OLO;GIIM IS REyUE DID AMERICAN OFFICERS LOOT PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN MANILA? The Government May Ask the War Department to Institute an Investigation of the Matter. Associated Press Dispatch. Manila, June -Charges. that American officers looted public buildings in ManHa after the surrender of the city in l^OS have boon revived and may possibly lead to a formal invcsti- ga'i<in.- Recently iho amhoriiios on- dtavorod to'Horate certain pictures and art ulijects belonging to the municipal mtiseuni and inquiry showed thoy liad bevn givon to a Filipino to lake care of after the surrender. Fili- I>inu ofllc'irs atttmjited. to provo that Sumo officirs received pictures.and it is asserted thajt a former staff ofHcer al'stracteil a siilver service from the Malacanan palace. The government may ask the war department to Investigate the matter: Governor Taft has returned here from Benquet. His health is completely restored. - e THE GALVESTON CASE. Judge Dissolves Injunction' Restraining Government From Taking' Possession of Cruiser. . Associated Press Dispatch. . Riclimond, Va., June • 22.—In the chancery court today Judge Grinnan dissoired the injunction restraining the United States government from taking p6ssession of the cruiser Gal- vesK^ The federal government stipulates^'that the ship shall I 'eimain the property of the Trigg i creditors until . the case IB detepi^iixed by the coulrt of i highest resort. The Gklreston will be THE WEATHER Associated Press Dispatch. Chicago, June 22.—Missouri—Generally fair tonight and Tuesday; cooler, in east tonight; warmer Tuesday; variable winds. Kansas—Fair and warmer tonight; Tiicsday partly cloudy and warmer with possibly showers; variable winds. SANTA FE CHANGES. W. B. Storey of Tfcpeka VVill Have Charge of New L)ne Building in California. Aasocl.itod Press Dispatch. • Topoka; June 22.—\V. B. Storey, chief engineer of the Santa Fo system, has been ordered to Califoj-nia to take charge of the new Hnc that the Santa Fe is building north from San Francisco] His .successor will be C. A. Morse.' chief engineer of the eastern grand! division. ANOTHE RESULT OF INVESTIGATION OF CHARGES OF BRIBERY AT i SQRANTON, PA. Councilman Demanded $500 For Hihi- self and $400 Each for Ten Others in Franchise Ordinance. QUESTION OF OWNERSHIP OF GRAIN THAT WAS RUINED BY THE FLOOD. N A ROW OVER IT RUNAiY TRl COORT TO SETTLE OIEFICOLTy KANSAS CITY COMMISSION COMPANY BRINGS INJUNCTION PROCEEDINGS Board of Trade Had Ordered it to Pay FQT Grain Spoiled by Flood or Be Expelled. AssociHtcd Pro.'!.^ Disp .-itch. • Scranton. Fa.. June 22.—Startling testimony was produced today before the investigating committee which met to" investigate the charges of bribery made by e.\-C«unry Surveyor George E. Stevenson in relation to the defeat of the Dalton ^Street Railway franchise ordinance. W. P. Boland. one of the promoters testified that Councilman elect David B. Evans demanded of him in the presence of Mr. Stevenson $500 for himself and ?400 for each of ten other councilmen. The testimony was corroborated by Stevenson'. WANT MORE MONEY. McKinley Monument Managers Have $500,000 But Will Appeal for Maintenance Fund. Associated Press Dispatch. Cleveland. June' 22.—The dfhccrs and executive committee *of the McKinley monument fund met here to- lay to decide several important questions. They now have $."iOit.OOO. which is the sura they expect to pay for the mnntiment. The grounds have already hoen l)oticht and paid for. It ^s intended, however, to raise $l ."(<).00i^ more as a peri>e>ual oinlowment to keep the mfinuraont in repair and pay the expenses <>f attendance. Tliis is consiilered ab.«ohjtely necessary after .studying the exporienco of the Lincoln memorial at Springfield, the Garfield nidnujnon^ at Lake View cemetery. Cleveland, the Grant montimeht at Xew York, the Washington monument at Washington and other^ similar m<> mtn-iais in the I'nit'vl States and foreign countries. Every person who enters the Garfield monumo^nt is compelled to pay in cents, a t^-ifling sum. f course, but a petty a^noj-ancc. Everyljody who visits thejplacp for the first time inquii-os why the charge is made, and the atf^ndants are compelled to explain that the money to pay for the maintenance of the monij- ment must be raised that way. It fs apparent that the fund is insufficient, because already, in less than fifteen yearsl. signs of decay and dilapidation begin to appear, and very .soon the legislature of Ohio or the puWic wiil be called upon for financial assistance to make repairs and. kieep the place In order. FOURTEEN MEN BAOLY RURNED RESULT OF GAS EXPLOSION IN A PENNSYLVANIA ^ MINE, Six of Injured May Die^—Explosion Was Due to a D^ective Safety Lamp. y Assoc la ted_Press Dlspati^h. Tamaqua,; Pa.. June 22.— By an explosion of gas in No. 4 mine of the Lehigh Coal & Navigition Company last night, fourteen n^en were badly burned and it is thought that six will die. Daniel Lewis, a miner, succumbed to bis injuries today. Two English speaking miners and three foreigners are in a critical condition and their recorery Is doabtfuL Tbe ex- Assoclatcd Press Dispatch. Kansas City. June 22.— The controversy among the grain men ovor. thi? ownt^-ship of grain tlialNvas ruined by the Jlood was taken into c»urt lodayj through injunction proceodingis brought by the Moffatt Commission Co., -to restrain the directors of the board of trade from suspending or expelling ithem for refusing to pay for grain concerning which the question of ownership is- involved. The com mission company bought several cars of wheat by samples a day of two before the flood. Before it could be forwarded the flood came and damaged the wheat. The directors of the board of trade have decided that the cases are not a subject for arbitration and have ordered payment. Many members of the board have declared that they will submit to expulsion rather than permit the cases to be settled arbitrarily. TORE THROUGH SPOKANE, WASH iriGTON ,AT TERRIFIC SPEED. PLIINBEIOPFJNO OF TMCK IN THE CENTER OF THE TOWN ^ IT LEFT THE RAILS. WARE WOULDN'T HAVE IT. Telegraphs to Topcka That He Would 'Not Accep't Juidge Hook's Place Under Any Circumstances. • Associated Press DI-Tntc-h. Topeka, June 22.— United States Commissioner of Pensions Ware telegraphed to Topeka today: "I have no desire to succeed Judge W. C. Hook on the bench, am not caiididate- aind would not have the office." Ware has been mcniione<l favorably by Kansas politicians as a good man to succeed Judge Hook. NOICTM'ENT AfiAINST IT LOOKS BLACK FOR THE FOR MER POSTOFFICE OFFICIALS. The Groffs and Mr^ and Mrs. Lorenz Included in Today's Action by the Grand Jury. A.s.>!ociated Pre.=^' Di."«pat<;h. Washington. Juno 22.— The grand jury today r«-iurno<l in in<liftment August W. .Machon. Dilier 15. Groff, Samuel A. C;r ()fr. Goo. K. Loronz and Martha J. l.oronz. tlio two latter being residents of Tnledo. O. As previously stated the siiecific char;*' is conspiracy to defraud the ^uvi rnniont. The Imlictmont is based j on .section •7J44O of the revised statjitos. which provi<los a penalty of ^lo /ioo or two y^ars imprisonment, or both, in the discretion of the conn. FORFEITED $2,000 BAIL. Bank Cashier Failed to Appear in Court to Answer to Charge of Misappropriating Funds. Assocl.ited Prp.«s DI.«p;iloh. Trenton. \. J.. June 22.— In the U. S. di.strict court Albert C. Twining, cashier of the wrecked First National bank of Asbiiry Park, was callwl upon to plead to an indictment of misappropriating the funds of the bank. Twining was not in court ami the judge: ordered forfeited bail in the sum of yZMO, which Twining gave Saturday for his appearance today. AFTER GIJAND VIZIER. A Dispatch Says His Palace at Con. stantinople Nalrrowly Escaped \ Being Blown Up. Assjfxlated Press Dispatch. Paris, June 22.—A dispatch from Budapest says a rumor is current,that the palace of the grand vizier at Con- stafntii/aple^' narrowly escaped being blown up today^ by a dynamite bomb. The correspondent^ says the grand Tlzler baa reeved threatening letters Srfiashed Houses Into Kindling Wood, Killing a Number of Persons, Injuijing Others. .V .B -irtcl.-it" d ProKS Dl.<ip;itch. hpolano. Wash., Juno 22.—A Great Ni |rlhern train of sixty cars loaded wi|ih coal got lieyond control of the cjn- gineer this morning and tore through the city at a frighlful speed, finally jutnping the track at Division; street. Three persons were killed, nine injured and one is missing. Three buildings wercj wrecked. The dead; W.M. THO.MAS . a workman. ELMER'S. LEE. aged 9. Two tinidcntified men. The cars were loaded with soft coal and left standing on the old Spokane Falls & Northern' lines, now, used as a storage track. The train struck an empty box car near the ofd SiKikane Falls depot. In this car Wm'. Thomas and anoiho!- man, supposed to have been a tramp were sleeping. Shoving this car ahead of it the runaway train sv ,-ept on to Division street. Here the track ended, but the train plunged forward, crossing the street, running oyer a rock pile^and swinging along the south side of Harrison avenue. Nearly COrt feet from Ihe end of the track stood a six room house, occupied by the families of John Slec and Mrs. Meror. Striking This House squarely in the center the flying train smashed it into kindling wood. Still rushing forward the cars tore over the rough ground for 200 feet farther, striking a frame building occupied by the Crystal steam laundry. This was moved bodily, being shoved three or four fret west. Here the train had spent its force. STRIKERS WE ACTION OF RAILROADS IN THE FREIGHT HANDLERS' STRIKE. Railroads Refuse to 'Arbitrate Trouble on Invitation of State Board. Associated Press Di-spatrh. Kansas City. JunC 22. —The striking freight handifrs have boon blacklisted and the strike will not bo arbitrated liy the railroads. The state board of arI)iti'aiion and mediation invited the railroails la.~t week to have the dif- fon-nf'os botwoen thoni and the striking fri;i.:;IiT haiullers stibmittod to the arbitration of the board. This invitation the railroa.l officials have refused to accept. $10,000 FIRE AT CHAPMAN. It Started From a Lamp Explosion and Destroyed a Number of Business Houses. As <:ix-I.^ted Pri>s.s DI.«t>.Ttch. Cliapman. Kan.. Jurio 22.— The Com- ni-rcial and Volkman hotels. Charles Doves' bakery. Chas. Lawc's grocery and market, the city building, opera house and .lames Odle\s dwelling l^um- od this morning from a lamp explosion In the Volkinan hotel. IMSS $10,000. Insurance, {-"i.OOO. TElEfiRAPII}C_ORE»ITIES Associated Press Dispatch^ St. Petersburg, June 22. —Officials of both the court and the ministry of the interior say reports that an attempt was recently made on the life of the czar are untrue. THE MARKETS or TEIEGRAPR Associated Press Dispatch. • Kansas City, June 22.—Cattle—Receipts, 2,00(, strong. Native steers $3.75@5.15; cows and heifers, $2@ 4.45; stockes and feeders, $3.'f0@4.45 bulls. $2,800)3.95; calves, $3@6.90. Hogs—4,0 to, weak. Heavy, %o.SO(ti) H; packers, I5.65@80; mediiim, $5.70@ S80; light, !5.60@75; yorkers,-$5.72% -375; pigs. $5 .27H '<@50. Sheep—1,<|00, ?3.30(g;5.15. strong. . Muttons ambs, $4.15®6.75. i Wheat—July.' 69%; Sept.,: 669i; cash No. 2. hard, 72^7 .i: No. 3, 6J)%® 71: No. 2. red, 72@73; No. 3, 70@71. Corn—Jul.v. 47; Sept., 45® V^; cash, No. 2, mixed, 53; No. 2. while, 53%; No. ::. 52^?? si ' ; Oats—No. 2 white. 46®47. Rye—No. 2, 47. Hay—Tlmnhy, $13..50®14; prairie, $1217i;;.50. < ••Butter—Cicamery, nrtJlO; dairy, fancy, 17. * Eggs—FroBh, 11%. Receipts of wheat, 17 oars. Chicago. June 22.—Cattle—2,000. Native steers, $4® 5.50; stockers and feeders, $3(^4.75; cows and heifers, 11.60® 4.75. Hogs—50.000. Top, $6.10; ljulk, ?5.95@6.05. Butter—Creameries, 16® 20^; dairies, 15%®1S. Eggs, 12%®13%. Wheat—July. 78%: old 18%-^ Sept., 76; old, 76'4i.Dec., 75%; old, 76%. Corn—Juni 50%; July, 50^; Sept., 501^: Dec, ik^;- May., 48%. , 40%; July, 40%; Sept., ;p^'8 (^34; May, 35%. Oats—Juntj 33 ^-.i; Dec, 3 St. Louis, Beef steers. June 22.—CaUler-9,000. $4@5.10: stojckers and feeders. $3.2q®4.30; cows and heifers, $2,200:4.40. Pigs, light. Hogs— S.OOf). $5 .eO @9.0; packer?, 55.Si G.05. St. Louis, red. cash ele ®V4: July, hard, 78%®S|). Oats—No,~!fr cash Jtily. 39; Sop .t®6; butchers, $5.90® June 22.— Wheat—No. 2, ^ator, nominal] track, 80 9%; Sept.,. 75%; No! 2, ! V, traili'. 40 .^42; .. 33%; No. 2, whUe, 45. Pork—$17 .2l2%: lard, $8.35. Load—Dull,! $1®4.02%. Dull, $5..50. ' Spelter— PELGRADE IS MAD. Indignant at the Announcement From London That British Minister Will Leave. Belgrade. Associated Press Dispatch. Belgrade, Juno 22. —The foreign minister, M. Kaliovics, in an interview today, expressed intense Indignation at he announconent from LOTidon that ho British minister had been instruct\1 to withdraw from Bolgfado on the arrival here of King Peter. The minister said it V a.s inexplicable why the British govori mont intended tO: make the provisional Servian ministry rc- ;i>onsible for he deplorable events of he night of June 10. The members of he present (abinet, he added, had really displayed groat patriotism m :)ming to the aid of their country iii the sad crisis Minister Ka|lievics' inado carefull ADWRECKS FOUR MEN KILLED IN FREK3HT COLLISION ' NEAR ilEFFER- SOr^ CITY. ' EIGHT RUNAg FREIEHT CARS THEY RAN DOWN HILL FOUR MILES AND CRASHED INTO FREIGHT. This Disaster Occurred Near Rawltngs Wyoming, and Four Are; bead. • As.wlated Proas Dispatch. Jefferson City, Jimc 22.—In a wreck of two Mis.sourl;Pacific freight trains at Colo Junctlpii;, five miles west of this city last night, four men were killed and dn6 lirobably fatally injured. ' :. The dead ate:; FIREiMAN MiKE DUVALL. BRAKEMAN WM. ATKINSON. ' And two nnknbwn men, supposed to 'be' tramps. : Injured: Engineer Michael ^Finnegan. of Jefferson City. One of;the trains was laden with live stock and ;genera] merchandise, and quite a nuniber of cattle, ^horses and hogs were killed. Associated Press t>i£patch.- Rawlings, Wyd., June 22.--^Four men were killed In the freight wreck which occurred four miles east of this city early today. "The dead: BRAKEMAN l^GRATH, Laramie^ BNOINBBR"li>W.' BAltfeR,' mie. i FIREMAN CilARLES FRE.^ELL. Laramie. An unknown tfamp. Eight freight cirs broke loose In the Rawlings yards and ran down the Greenville hill four miles, where they crashed into a wiestbound freight. SUPREMFJJO^ 'HMD PRESIDENT SIGNS ORDER DEPOSING DANL. H. M'MILLAN, OF NEW MEXICO. He is Charged With General immorality—Judge Clement C. Smith, of Michigan, to Succeed Him. may bo regan ed as an official cxpres- sisn of the vl^w of the govcmnifint. hls.<!ocIated Pros 1 Dl.'ipatph. Vienna. Juhcj taiion which venlng on its evening. The tors came horcl statement was foi- publication, and 22.—Tlio Servian dcpu- left Belgrade Satur.lay way to Geneva to meet King Peter, ak-rived here yesterday late Queen Dra^ja's sls- on the same train. Guthrie, O. T., June 22.— The greatest event in the history of any Indian tribe occurred yestenlay at White Eagle,, in the Ponca reser\-ation, when the aged chief -of - the Poncas, White Eagle, resigned his title and conferred it .upon his son. Chief Tahgjr.-of the tribe. In honor of. the new chief 700 ponies were given away as presents. Two. thousand Indians part^I)ated lit the sim° dance, which celebration was made the time for the change in chief^) Thousands of whites from almost et ;er7 state in ,tlie UiidjMi iril The .\ssocl2ted Press correspondent interviewe I last night the members of the S Tvian deputation.- AH protested that t was Impossible to accede 'to the Rissian demands, declaring that any i ttempt to punish the guilty officers \-ould plunge Servia into new troubles One of the members, M. Savic, the et Itor of the leading Servian paper, fra: ikly 'confessed that he knew of the plort: a long time previous. It was twice resolved to shoot the rojar couple .id church before being finally decided \o murder them In the Konak. Associated Press Berlin, Jun^^ Dispatch. I22.—The Gieneva cor- respondeat of Ma*,=Frankfurter 2^itung intenriewed Kin ; Peter today on: the subject of the RJissian note calling for of the morderer^ of and Queen Dr^ga. the punishment King Ale:ian^"r The new king s^id that concerned an intemat^^ai mal ter and it should'not be forgotten! thad the skuptschina bad le deed committed 'hy A.ssociated Press Dispatch. Washington,- June 22.-^Presidcnt Roosevelt, after a conference with Attorney General Knox, today signed an order removing Judge Daniel 11.: McMillan of the supreme court of New Mexico, on charges of general Immorality. Judge McMUlan originally- was appointed to the position from Buffalo. N. Y. Judge Clemen? C. Smith; of Hastings, Mich, was appointed to succeed him. REWEY PRISR1IERS ATTRPEKA CURIOUS CROWD OF SIGHTSEERS MET THEM WITH KODAKS. Will Be Given Immediate Hearing Before Supreme 'Court' on Their Application for Bail. «Vssoclit<<d Pre .'JS Dl.s'patch. Topoka. June 22.S -Sherifr, Lucas arr rived hero this morning at 10 o^clock with Chaunccy Dewey, W. P. McBrhle and Clyde WILson,'; the St. Francis prisoners. They - were taken Immediately to a dotting stc^c to allow them to secure pteseqtabte collars, ties, etc.. for their ^Appearance befo.-o the supreme court.^^ The men; were surrounded by a furious crowd Of sightseers with kodtiks. They will be given an immediate hearing J)efore the supreme, court;:;on their application for bail. VICTIMS OF FLOOD.. Recovery of ^Bodiel of Lawrence Un- ^,'fortunatea Who Tried to Cross River May 31st. Associated Press DiSintcb. ^wrence. Junev22. —The ^diesi of Albert Mathews and Theodore Bar- beiir, who were capsized in an attempt to cross from norib. of the riyer to the south side in a small boat' .Hay Slst. in.flood time, wer^ found this morning about ^.four miles northeast pf town. Her-Status. . rskinny Shawan-T-"Who's dat Jady. over dere?" . ' | ^ •' . - } . Mickej 0'Taff-|"p«t aln'| no,^dyj|;

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