Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on June 25, 1903 · Page 1
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Iola, Kansas
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Thursday, June 25, 1903
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RBai57eRgi |t UiaDarttHappaaa 5 I -I •ft i THOJ • F TMl iB #Hd ooerr mo^rrbur SO^YAPTBR VOL YI Mem WHOLE KDi lOLA, KANSAS, Jl|NE 25, 1903—THURSDAY. SIX PAGES PlIlCE FIVE CENTS WO BILlj; II LEGISLATURE REBATES TAXES OF 1903 AND 1904 ON DAMAGED PROPERTY. MEMBERSPPitYTilEMSELVES PnOBABLY THEY WILL PASS A BILL PROVIDING FOR THEIR SALARIES. It is Found That Legislature Must Remain in Session Until Bjlls Are Signed and Engrossed. THE WEATHER Associated Press DIspatCb. Chicago, ' June 25.—Missouri and Kansas—Probably showers lonigfat and Friday; variaLIe winds. STATUE OF GENERAL HOOKER. One Unveiled at Boston Today With a Great Deal of Pomp and / Ceremony. - Associated Frcaa Dispatch. Topeka, Juno 25.—Only two general bills wore passed, ] one to rebate the taxes, of 1003 and 1904 on damaged or . destroyed'property and thciothcrio give county boaj-ds iwwer to care for the people who suffer bv flood or other widespread act of providence. Associated Press Dispatch.; . Topelyi, June 25.—It Was discovered late tbfis afternoon that the constitution of Kansas declares that thd legislature cdnnot adjourn vnfl all bills are engrossed on the journal and signed by the governor. This means at least a three days' session. Waggoner 's Bill. Topelia, June 25.—In the house this morning B. P; Waggoner introduced i bill to declare all damaged Kaw river bridges public bridges and slate roads and to appro'priate one million dollars out of the state treasury to repair and reconstruct them under the direction of the executive ^council. The bill was I advanced to second and third reading but it finally was killed. The bill had'friends but a majority favored the, scheme proposed by Wj-andotte county. ' . Wajggoner said in support of his bill tljiat by putting the cost of the reconstruction of bridges on the state several counties and cities could afford Ito provide for the poor families made homeless by| the flood. Better this, he said, thani ^o.have it go out over the country tjiat Kansas refuses to take care of her sufferers. . He said the state credit and moral standing in ,-the country would be impaired and the character of her people lowered if they continued to beg alms frorn abroad. The ni.ijorlly of ilic senators lioj)c in wind up the business today and v,n home. Under the j)n )Vlslons of n resolution adopted this morning a .select committee of five senator.'? was ap- I)olntcd' to pass on all bills and prepare them from passage on an "omnibus" roll call. The senators on the committee are Fitzpatrick, Chahe.v, Cubbinson, Smith and Householder. It is l)elieved this committee can render such assistance to the senate that it may complete its work this afternoon. J. A. Ramsey, senate reading clerk ' who also acts as chaplain, in his invocation this morniiig prayed that the ': governor might be gnidcd aright m the present crisis and that he would "manage the affairs of Kansas in such a manner that the state will become a model of generosity for s^yrounding states and attract to the state residents who love independence and free- dom.f' . / At^^ o'clock no bill had been passed for the relief of the flodd sufferers and none seemed in sight Special bridge legislation alone had been the work of t|ie day, scores of such bills being Introduced In both houses.-It now seema that the merpbers will ijass a bill al• lowjing themselves pay and mileage for the term. < ' Went Him One Better. Two dnmiraers were cxfchanging yarns in the reading room of a city hotel the other night. Some pretty big stories had been told by boljh parties, much to the amusement olj those who heard them, until at last they began talking about the recent cold spell in the West, when one of theni said: "Cold? Why I remember one,winter •when I was up in No^hem Michigan it was so cold that the bottom fell out > of the thermomoter in the room where I-was sleeping." •That's nothing, repltea ^?4pHi4r: "One day last winter whcnl'was in Cpktrado, I sawa mule kick ^ and It viN^jTO oi>ld that kjs fe^t £rt»je stiff )in i J AsBocIatecI . Press Dispatch. 4^ ^ Boston, June 25.—The equestrian stattie'of General Joseph Hooker, on the state house grounds, was dedicated today. Proceeding the unveiling a great-parade was held in which scores of the most distinguished military men of America participated together with the regular army, cavalry^and infantry, marines and blue jackets. In line were Lieutenant General, Miles, General Wesleyan Merritt, Gendsral John R. Brooke, General O. O. Howard, General Daniel Sickes, General Alexander S. Webb, TJ. S. A., and General Joshua L.! Chamberlain. j ROCK ISLAND TRAIN DITCHED. Left the Rails Because of Soft Track, But Cars Remained Upright and No One Was Hurt. Associated Press Dispatch. / Belleville, Kan., June 25.—Rock fa- land passenger train No. 10, Denver express eastbound, left the track two miles west of Belleville early today, but tlie cars remained upright. No oae was liurt. The wreck was caused by the soft track of the recent flood. II CLfliByBS[_ IIT TflPEKII SMALL HOUSES IN SOUTH PART OF TOWN WASHED. AWAY. Soldier Creek Flov/ing Oyer Kansas Avenue Bridge—The Kaw is Also Rising. Assncl.itcd Press Dispatch. Topel^a.June 25—A rain that assumed the proportions practically of a cloudburst, burst over Topeka about midnight. A number of residents of South Topeka wefd compelled to flee to- higher ground while a few smaller houses wore washed from their foundations. Soldier creek, which was such a factor in destroying North 'Topeka recently. Is today flowing over the Kansas avenue bridge. The Kaw also iH rising. FOR SEWERS $18,000,000. Mayor of New Orleans Turns First Earth in Work of Building a Vast System. OPERATORS AND OFFICERS OF UNITED MINE WORKERS' UNION AT KAI^^SAS CITY. JOHN M IDEA IS 10 FALL AMD GHELLISTHEREIILSO ^VOID STRIKE THIS SECURE UNIFORM WAGE SCALE. Meeting of Miners Preliminary to One at Pittsburg, Kan., Which John Mitchell Will Attend. Associated l|*ress Dlsi>atch. Kiinsas" City, June 25—The Missouri and Kansas coal mine operators and ofllccrs of districts 14, 21 and 25 of the •United Mine Workers' union which includes branches in Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Texas, Oklahoma and the Indian Territory, met In seperate conferences here today. John Mitcliell, president of the United Mine Workers of America, who arrived this morning from Chicago, will likely confer separately with both operators and miners. Among the matters to be considered by the operators will-be :action on an iBVltation from the miners to attend tkafc- general eonference at Pittsburg, Kansas,; July IMi, and means for .'avoiding the strike next fall. The miners today will, it is stated, lay plans to secure a uniform wage .scale to be laid before the Pittsburg conference. Mr. Mitchell, who is to remain in the southwest for two weeks, will attend the Pittsburg conference. SONS OF ELI WON ALL THE EVENTS IN iTHE'YALE-HARi. YARD CONTEST. OKLAHOMAN FOUND DEAD. Leonard Lamb, a Prominent Citizen of the Territory, May Haye Been Murdered. Associated Press Dispatch. Hobart, O. T^, June 25.—Leonard Lamb, a prominent Oklahoman, was found dead on the railroad track at Washita Junction early today. Ho had been terribly mangled l)y tlie cars. It Is a.sscrtcd.. that ho was murdered and his body placed on the track. Five persons ha^'e been arrested on suspicion. In the government laud lottery at KlRouo two years ago. Lamb Irew one of the must valuable tracts iii the territory. POPE'S VOICE THINNER. AsBooIatMl Press Dispatch. N^wJDrleans. June 25.—With formal ceremony today in the presence of a largo assembly of citizens. Mayor Cap- dcvielle turned the first spade of earth in the work of constructing a' vast system of sewyage, water and drainage, which is to cost eighteen millions of .'dollars. QUIET AT WILMINGTON. It'Looked Like a Race Riot for Awhile \ Last Night, But Unruly Element Hats Been Appeased. .Associated Press Dispatch, Wilmington, June 25.—The verdict of the coroner's jury in the case of 6eorge White, the negro burned at the stake, and the release of Arthur Corwell on bail seems to have appeased the unruly element hero. For. a time l,asl night there appeared to be danger of race riots. All is quiet today. EMPEROR WAS PLEASED. Told Admiral Cotton He Would Tele^ graph President About Fine Condition of Kearsage. Kiel, June 25.—"I shall telegraph '.o the president today, sirs,-telling him in what perfect condition { have found your ship," said Emperor William In parting it-lth Rear Admiral Cotton and Captain Hemphill on board the Kear- sai-ge tpday after he had spent an hour and fi half looking over the battleship) Not Necessary. "Then you do not believe in the old- Btylp way df training a child-to break ita Willi early Jjn lifel^' V"N 6; the lawyers will do that far litm wbenj he dies,"—^^toclnnatl Commercial Tribune. ; . Public Consistory Was Held Today in Rome, at Which Leo Of' ficiated. Aspoelatod Prosa Dispatch. Rome. June 25.—A public consi-storj: was held today with much piJmp and additional reverancc for in spite of the reassuring news concerning (he pope's health many believe this would bo the last consistory under Leo XIII. The pope's voice wa .=5 somewhat thinner and It was evident that bis attendants were anxious. KILLED BY LIGHTNING. Farmer Near Sterjing Lost His Life Last Night—Arkansas River is Bank Full. Associated Press DIsi>atch. Sterling, Kan., June 25.-rThe Arkansas river here is bank full and rising, the result of two and teenths inches of rain which fell yesterday. W. J. Harrison, a farmer living two miles northwest, was killed by lightning. KING PETER SWORN IN. He Took the Oath of Office This Morning and Then Reviewed the Troops. AssocLitcd Press Dlap.itch. ^ Belgrade, June'25.—Artii<lst groat enthusiasm King Peter thl .4 mornhig took the oath before the Skupshtlna. Subsequenily he! held' a review of troops. I Peter Confirms Ministry. Belgrade. June !25;— King Peter this afternoon conflrmed the appointpients of t|ic existing ministry. B6rn, to Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Bush- teo9. pt 620 S. Chefltnat street, a aon. II THE MllSin BOUT MCE IT LOOKED FOR AWHILE AS i THE HARVARD MEN MIGHT WIN IT. .. First One Crew and Then the Other Spurted, Yale Finally Winning by About Four Lengths. Associated Press DIsp.itch. Gales Ferry, June 25.—Yale won all three races from Harv-ard. In preliminary events, Yale woti the four oared race a distance of two miles by three lengths. Time: Yale, 10:59 2-5; Harvard, 11:10 1-5. Yale won. the freshman race by two lengths. !Timo: Yale, 9:40 .1-5; Harvard, 9:46. The varsity race was started at 1:.35. Both crews took water at the same time and Harv,ird soon crept ahead by a quarter of a length. ' At the half Harvard increased its lead to a half length. Coming to the mile and a half mark, Yale spurted until she drew up even with Harvard and soon drew ahead. Harvard caught up slightly but after leaving the two mile point. Y.-i!o .having again spurted, had increased her lead to little more than a length. At the two miles and a half point Harvard had pulled up nearly even. At three and one half miles Harvard had gained still more. In th% Some stretch Yale pulled away, finally .\inning by about four lengths. Time: Yale. 23:.39; Harvard, 23:5L mmm IN A eREWERy ONE MAN WAS FATALLY HURT AND SEVERAL WERE.SERI­ OUSLY INJURED. Disaster Was Caused by Explosion of Ammonia Gas—Firemen Overcome by the Fumes. .V.ssoclatcrt Press DInpatqh. Chicago, Juno 25.—An explosion of nmnioniii gas. in the Citizens' brewery today wroeked the building, rcfluIH.ig In the fatal injury of Cliarlo.'i Brunko. the night i>ri:wi'r, and the scMiotis Injury (if ClinrluH Howard, engineer, and Krauk KlKlier, llrrmaii. Several flre- Miru wore ovcrcoinc by the fumes of ammonia. The property damage will roach $150,000. WHAT THE DEMOC?RATS DID. Iowa State Convention Refused- to Have Anything to Do With Silver—^The Nominations. Asisoclated Press Dispatch. Des Moine.s, June 25.—The. Democratic state convention by a vote of 40.3 9-10 to 354 1^10 late yesterday afternoon refused to adopt a minority report signed by four members of the committee on resolutions adding to the platform reported by the seven mcniiiers constituting the majority of the committee a plank reaffirming the Democratic national pjatform.of 1900, and, by a vote of G2$»^ to 199% rejected another minority report adding to the plank demanding government control of raiKfay charges a porivision that, in case such control should not prove effective, the national government should acquire ownership of railroad.^. * , AH the nominations wcro made by acclamation. The following Is the ticket nominated: : Governor—J. B. Sullivan, Crcsion. Lieutenant Governor—D. B. Butler. Iowa county. . JiKlge of supreme court—John R- Caldwell, Tama. Superintendent of • public Instruction—A. R. McCook, Howard. Railroad commissioner—W. S. Porter, Haitdlng. THE MmiKETS BY Associated Press Dispatch. Kansas City. June 23.f-Cattle—Re-; 'ceipts. 2,500, steady, jfative steers,? |4@5 .10; cows and heifers, $2 @4 .5^; stockers and feedws, ?2|75 @4; buUs.J ?2 .25@3.90; calves, $2 .6(i@6 .20. Hogs— 11,000, steady jto strong ar yesterday's close. Bulk of sales, $3.25 @45;-heavy, $5.30@50; packers, $5'25; @40; medium, $5 .30@45^ light, $5 .23 @40; yorkers, $5.25@40;j pigs, $4 .00@ 5 .35. Sheep— 1,000, steady. JJSuttons, $3.20: @5.15; Iambs, $4.15(5 ^6 .75;' range wethers, $3.60@5.40; ewes, $3.40(g> 5.20. 1 Wheat—July 72-%; Sept., 69% ;• cash. No. 2. hard. 74(0 )761; No. 3, 72@, 77; No. 2,' red, 76 @77, N6. 8. 73@75. Corn—July, 49%@%; Scpt., 45®%;; cash. No. 2, mixed, 55; No. 2, white, 55; No. 3, 54. • [ Oats—No. 2, wlhte, 47iO)48. Rye—No. 2; 51. Hay—Choice timothy,; $13@13.50; choice prairie, $11@12. j Butter—Creamery, I ^JS 'IO; dairy,, fancy, IG; eggs, fresh, lli^. Receipts of wheat, 25 jcars. Chicago, Juno 25.—Cattle—8,000. native siecr.^, $4.25((T5 .."iO; stockers!; and feeders, $2.75@4.70;; cows and heifers, $l.G0ffi;4.75. Hogs—30,000. Top, $5.85; bulk, $5.75® S5. •• j , Wheat—July, 93V6; old> 84%; Sept.,- 7:9f%@%; old, SO; Dec, 79%®%; old, 79%; May, 80%. . Corn—June 51-%; July, 51%@52;; Sept.,' 51 % @ %; Dec, 50 4; May. 49->4 Oats—June, 42%; July|, 43%; Sept.; 34%@%; Dec, 34-%"; May, .36%. Pork—July, $16.47%; ;Sept., $16.65. Lard—July, $8.50; Sept;., $8.60; Oct., $8.57%. I Butter—Creameries, 16@21; dairy, 15%@18. Eggs, 12%@i3%. St. Louis, June 25.—jCattle—4,000. Beef steers, $4.20@b.50;' stockers and feeders, $3@4.50; cows | and heifers, $2.25@4.55. ' ( : : Hogs—6,500. Pigs,, light, $5.60@75; packers, $5.75@S0; butchers, $5.75 '585. , I Wheat—No. 2, red dash elevator', S2; track, 83; July, ,86; Sept., 797sSi 80; No. 2. hafd, S0@2.- . ; Corn—Cash, 53; track, 54%@5: July, 51%; Sept., 50%. | Oats—No. 2. cash, 40; track. 43; Sept., 33%.; No. 2, whlip. 48. Pork—$16.87%: lard. iJ8.00%. l.ead—Firm, $1.02% l^ld; Spelter-i' Firm, $5.50 bid. EX-CONGRESSMAN ilNDICTED. Grand Jury Found He Was Mixed Up in a Postoffice Contract—Investigation bees Merrily On. Associated Press Dispatch: New York. June 25.-r-Ex -Congre3!«- man Driggs was indicted by the federal grand jury in Brooklyn yesterday. He appeared before Judge Thomas ind gave bail. The indictment grew out of the investigation into postof­ fice affairs' made by the grand jury. Four Indictments were found, all practically alike. Each charges that Driggs. between July 20. and 24, 1900, I '.nlawfully agreed to receive and did receive a $500 check frc^m the Brandi- Dont company for proicuring a contract for the United States government for making and delivering 250 automatic cashiers' for 1 the postoffice department. To the. first two ind\ct- WASHINGTbN i Wlin. ; PRESENT PETITIO^ OF B'NAI B^ITH TO CZAf^'S GOVERNMENT. is Tfl TlElttMEIITJF JESS AT FIRST IT WAS THOUGHT THIS ACTION MIGHT BE IMPOLITIC. • . Ptesident Rposevelt Decides, Howeyier That Hie Will Do It Anyway and Risk It • Associated Press Dispatch. • * : Washington, June • 25.—The preal- j dent has decided to transmit to the Ritssian goycmmont a petition presented to him by the executive council of the B'Ral B'rith regarding the trieat- ment of ihk Jews in Russia. This action is taken after mature consideration. At i ^first it'was decided that the pctitiod should not be presented because it /might be resented by the i Russian government and lead to a response thaj: would cause a break In : the .relations of the two; countries. However, tiie first conclusion has been i reconsidered and byairection of the- president the petition will not go forward. What the result will; be is prob-; lomatical. "The presentation probably will be made to the Russian government through the United. States charge at iSt. Petersburg.' TELEEimPHIG BREVITIES Associated Press Dispatch- i Elk Valley, "Tenn., Junp 25.—Caso Jones, the negro accused Of attacking Margaret Bruce, 12 ^oar^ old. being id ^tlW'Sf ^s^ was New York, Junc; i25.-|-After the drouth of fifty-two days, it has been raining for seventeen iilaya. There is danger of too much water. Chicago, June 25.—At a meeting of negroes hoi^e last night one speaker advi.sed his hearers to jsell their coats and buy guiis If the hapging and burning of »egrJ)es is not regular authorities. istopped by the Niagara Falls, N. Y.. port suhiuitjed toi the June 25.— A re- laiinuaf mcelini; of the Ame!rican Library association. now in session here, .1(tS,400 wa.s-given foC k's in the y -t ^ar lendcd May 31. ihovi-s that $10,- ifounding Jlbrar- .—Disappointed ih the Bitlldlng jissociatlon. the the Building New York, June 2j| by failure tb settle wit Trades Employers' .walking dcltgateS ofj Trades Mechanics are said to have resolved to order strikes nbl only hero, but in ever}- other city where an employer who-is a memper of the New York association Is engaged in any work.. I • I : • ments Mr. Dri reserving the the others, w ?gs pleaded not guilty, right to I plead later, 'o hich contain sixteen Brazil expects to spend. $606,000 In gold at the, World's fair, the President of the republic having recommended that amount. . ' The Birm.ingham. Epgland police force cpn^isls of 700 Englishmen, 74 Irishmen. ^9 1 Wplshinen, 8 Scotchmen, pmd^l Geijipi^L ] counts each, after his lawyer had read fhem^ I ' Mr. Driggs refused i absolutely io comment on his Indictment. Ho has previously admitted, however, receiving a salary of $12,500 from tlie Brandt-Dont company for introducii^g Its machines, but claimed that the work done for the company was doHo before ho was sworn in as-congressman, but afler^ bia election, and declaring lhat he hail clone nothing ito which the government ieould object.^ The indlciments wero found undcr siecilons 171 and 172 pt the revised slatutca of the United States, which provide for the punishment of any- person '•receiving emolument while In the employ of the goveimment. Mr. Driggs was befpro the grand jury yesterday preceding the finding of the Indictment. The Postal cable minager in New Ydric City expects by Jjuly 1 to'sen^a message to bimself around thei vo^.d In forty; xnlnat^. •:i t^t't FREY IS WORSE. The Former General j Santa Fe Gradually Dying of Wright's Disease. Sedalia, .Mo., June former general manager of the Santa Fe railroad, who is disease, w^g worse th is sinking-rgradually. The- Man for ^he Place. "As for;- me," said Manager of tha 25.—J. J. Prey, ill with Bright'S 3 afternoon. He the chance acquaintance, "it alwajls rains w|ien I haven't aij. umbrella ^nd, never jwhen I have." I ^ " " The woither prophfet-^for tho other Individual |wras hCr-stkrtod almost violently. : . "My friend," ho safid eagerly, "If It Is really als ybu say, p>mc and see me tpmorrow imorning. I can get you,a steady joli In my office at a big salary." ] :| •:;•., . T^y Were DiffterenL ' at the Home Put-of-t<jwn visitor i ihow—"I vnever Ifl one show—"I vnever Ifl one place in my life saw so many reaily beau^ful girls, or, or f • j ' Baltimc§-can (thro fing out! chest)— "Certainl*. Miss, wu pride ourselves on—1i • ^C^utof-^wn Visitoit (coi^niiing > M ingly)—so manr hooiel^ meBu'*-*/^!-?^ ?ftltimor| American.!•• '• ^2 ./.^2Xfe#

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