Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on July 9, 1903 · Page 4
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Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas · Page 4

Iola, Kansas
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Thursday, July 9, 1903
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FOR OLD MORDEfl Tolti pilen, a Negro Employed at the Cedent Plant, Believed to (Be' M l^h MFtchel, a Murderer. Yeiterdey afternoon Geocge Noyes, depu ^JBherlff, went to the.lola Portland ciment plant and placed under arrest k negro working In the ware room, named Tom Polen, on the BUB- plcfon that he Ja.Mitch Mltchel, want•^'ed ifor the murder of a .woman In Columbus. Ga., In 1902. Polen answers the description nearly perfectly. He • how In jaii and his photograph was 'taken and will be sent to the Georgia atiihoritles.^ " ' The clue which led to the man's arrest was secured from a description in a recent Ispue of the National Detective ^and Police Review," published at Indianapolis. The advertisement .: MITCH MITCH EL—$150^ : ' (Murderer.) : Mltchel is of a dark ginger cake : : color; height 5 feet, 8 Inches; : : weight about 150 pounds; about : : 45 years old; upper .'front teeth : : badly decayed; hes a lamp on his : : forehead about the size of a pig- : ': eon egg. He is a railroad man, : : worked at coal chutes and yards. : :. Wanted for murder of a negro : : womah in March, 1902, in Coium- : : bus. Ga. Reward of $150 is of- : : fered by the Governor of Georgia. : .Address A. REYNOLDS, : Columjbus, Ga. Chief of Police. : ff,^. The man arrested says his name ls ,J and was going under.the name of Tom Poien. ;He answers the description given above almost perfectly. He has the lump on his forehead, the decayed front teeth, an unusual thing in a ne­ gro, the Complexion and height. Polen says 6e has lived in Topeka but that be never Was in Georgia. Communication with the Columbus authorities has been established. A telegram I stated that the reward was for the dellvjery of Mltchel in Georgijti, t^ut a letter says that his arrest Is all that is asked. Polen will be held until thei photograph has been received by the Georigia officers and orders given as to the discharge or other disposition of the prisoner. • \ J. 8. Detwiler Sells Out. •A deal was made today by which J S. Detwiler disposed of his business p0od will, furniturie and fixtures to his partner, Jklp 4. Marshall Lamar, re CCTtiy from McPherson, Kansas. Mr Lamar will coutinue the business ^egal real estate and insurance, ab for merly conducted. Mr. Djetwiler will leave with his wife for j Toronto, Canada, her former home. He has been offered a flatter ing position with a large mining com ,pahy of which Mrs. Detwiler's bro-. th^B are the chief factors and expect.^ to start north tomorrow. The niany friends of the Detwilers will iregret their.departure, and Mr. Lamar's friends prophesy that he will successfully carry on the business which he has purchased. tt««« Board of BqtMllittlon. A Topeka dispatch says of the meeting of the State Board of Eqaaltzatlon: The State Board of Eqtialization met today to equalize th? assessment of the various counties, but on account of the neglect of nine coUnUes to send in their figures and the failure of anybody with a grievance to show up, an adjournment was taken until next Wediiesday. Comparison of some of the statemAts received shows a. big difference in the price of farm'and city property. For Instance, Sedgwick county has 86,901 town lots and assessed them at $4,877,238. while Wyandotte county with only 69.700 town lot^ assessed them! at $10,360,775. Shawnee assessed It^. 49,838 town lots at $8,963,254; Leavenworth its 24,177 town lots at $4;238,340; Bourbon its 12.339 town lots ;at $1,440,495 and Atchison its 7,106 itown lots at $1,614,507. Compared with the foregoing and with adjoining counties, Allen county is rated as follows: , ) Farm Tomn Lands Lots Allen ... $10.10 $151.71 Atchison 6.65 210.43 Bourbon 5.83 ^23.39 Leavenworth 9.30 241.77 Sedgwick 6.38 50.i7 Shawnee 7.54 179.95 Wyandotte 22.18 148.S4 Anderson 4.93 59.01 Woodson 4.28 49.39 Neosho 5.49 60.62 Only four counties value their town lots higher and Allen county farm land outranks them ali except Wyan dotte county. The board will, as su- ual, doubtless have to slice off the Allen county valuation. SUES HOMOOLDT FOR {9, Lillian Dickinson Asks Damages for Injuries Caused by a Defective Sidewalk. Work of Despicable Brute. One of the most despicable and brutal pieces of cruelty that ever came to the attention of this paper is reportedly Mr. R. M. Freeman, of 118. West Brackenrldge street. Mr Freeman is a teamster and owns a 'flne'large span of draft horses which he care^ for with the; utmost solicitude. A few mornings ago he discovered on going to his barn that someone had taken a pitch fork and repeatedly stabbed the animals In the hips.and flanks with the sharp prongs, inflicting deep sores which have crippled the animals until, they can hardly walk. Some of the ^wounds were, several inches deep. What possible rea son. there could be for such develish cruelty save a develish brutality in some human being cjuuiot be Imagin ed. The horses are not able to work and-are being carefully ]}ursed back to health. .. .. J. D. RatlifTe Injured. ' John D. Ratliffe. of 317 South Fourth street .was hit on the head and severely injured by a falling chunk of shale at the East lola brick plant this morning. He was standing on the bank of the pit .whei^. .the blast was fired and took a step or two back i^ter a number of pieces of shale had fallen ara^und him. Sudde;ily he sank to bis knees. A chunk the size of two hahds bad fallen flatwise on his head- cutting a gash In his scalp which required several stitches to. close. Had the shale struck edgewise it mighi have proven fatal. Dr. Wllley dreq^ed bis wounds and be remained quiet at his home today. 'A- hons^old necessity. Dr. Tliomas' Ectectrio OiL Heals .boms, cuts, wftqadsiof kny sort; cures sore throat, croup;] cata^dCasUuna; never fails. Lillian Dickinson today began suit In district court against the city of Humboldt for $9,800, damages for Injuries sustained because of a-defective sidewalk. Ewlng, Gard and Gard are her attorneys. On Friday, January 9, 1903, Miss Dickinson, accompanied by two companions named Remsberg, was walking along Ninth street in Humboldt, on her way home from church. They came to a place where a condemned board walk had ail been removed but a 20-foot piece. This had two boards out over a draw and the loose stones on which the stringers had rested were numerous. Plalntift stepped on a loose stone, fell with her right knee on another and rolled against the stringers exposed. The hurt to her knee permanently stiffened It, causing periostitis. The lower joint of her spinal column was broken off and two operations have failed to cure the hurt as she is paralyzed from her hips «lown, and several of her vital organs are affected lia^t May she handed a bill for $10, 000 damages to the Humboldt council which body refused to pay it. So she now sues in district court, asking $2, 500 for pain and suffering and $7,300 for permanent injury. Let Contract Next Week. A member of the firm Interested In the new electric railway s(^th from lola stated this morning that the surveying is now all done between lola and Chanute. The work on the profile maps Is progressing rapidly and it is now expected to be in a position to call for bids for construction work next week. This will be Just for the grading, as some electrical company will probably be given the contract for furnishing ail the equipment from rails up.* The Chanute city council will be tasked once more for a franchise and it Is now hoped that a more satisfactory reply will be received. 100 in the Shade Today. Today was the hottest day yet of the year 1903. The thermometer in front of E\-ans' drug store stood an even 100 degrees about 2 o'clock. The in strum^t is In the shade, but t^e corner Is a hot one. For several days the mercury has been crawling above 90. but today It made the even mark. The day grb:ws warm as soon as-the sun gets up; and in spite of the ,falr breeze humanity suffered from the heat. Everybody should keep cool, hold their temper, boil the drinking .w^ter, and be careful. / TEE 1(£A JE ^sl^ J I I CITY CItOIEiL City Dads Held Short Seasion—May, Extend Water Plant—B^tls Allowed and Improvements .Talked. There was a session of the city council last night at which a number of matters of Importance came up A protest against changing, the grade of Bast street, signed by C. S. Ritter and other property owners on South Elm' was read and filed. A petition signed by numerous citizens to have the occupatloa tax ordinance repealed was read and laid over until the next meeting. Petition for sidewalk along blocks 20, 21, 22 and 23, Rhodes' addition, WAS referred to street and alley comrnit- lee. The application of E. P. Fuller and Henry Waters for permit to ' build three store rooms on lots ii and 3, In block 51 was granted. The building Is to be of brick, 54x60 feet. The police Judge reported $38 in fines collected during June. A motion to change grade on East street as per city engineer's plans was lost. The creamery acwer was ordered flushed with city water. The.street and alley committee recommended that East Madison avenue be lowered one fijot at Cottoa>vood street, one inch aU Buckeye and. four Inches at. Oak. Rt-port accepted. "The street comtalssioner waS; Instructed to repair! creamery sewer where damaged by city. The water superintendent and city attorney were instrocted to take such steps as necessary to provide funds to enlarge and extend fhe water plant as recommended by the commlteco In n ^eccint report. ! A resolution was adopted, empower ing the mayor to make a contract with lola township for the maintenance of an electric light on Elm Creek bridge. • The following bills wicre allowed: Wm. Knapp, expense $ 4.71 (plaude Thorpe, labor .,. • 3.25 frank "Bedell, labor .' 2.33 Clarence Powell, labor 2.25 Claude Thorpe, labor 2.62 Clyde Boulson, labor 8.53 Clarence Powell, labor 2.25 J. J. Klein, curbing 107.10 R. E. Culllson, police costs .... 9.00 Paul Klein, lumber 774.89 B. S. Davis, vouchers , 8.0C J, L. McCarty, fireman 11.50 Anderson Coup. Co.,. mdse 1.38 C. C. McCarty. smithing 7.00 T. F. Strickland, burying dogs.. .50 E. J. Schwartz, lumber 5G.00 R. M. Cunningham, deeds 8.20 tinfiimfflinfntnwtnntmWfflfniiii Keep Yocir Ei |e» on Itict g TheSioretliat B NcTer ^ Disappoiots p leu. p Tte Big Store B With p Little Prices. tola's Best an*^ Greatest Store. Geoils Sold as Advertised No BxarseratlobS No MUr«pricnta> tlons. More for your money than yon can get elsewhere aU the lime. I B Thousands Attend Our Great Sale. SKINNY HORTON His Appearance in lola Signalized by Defeat—Leaders Should Have Been Shut Out. Agency For the OLIVERT¥PEWRITERS At ther Mmkes P |e«ned Skinny Horton. of ChilHcothc. Mo. got his bumpings yesterday at the hands of the team that was not fast enough foi; him. and that fact delight ed the fans. ^ lola beat'the leaders easily by the score of 6 to 4. Here Is the way it went: Springfield ...002000002—4 10 5 lola 0 002003 1 •—6 12 4 Batteries—For SprinRfleld, Horton and Schmidt; for lola. Root and Armstrong. Willie the game had nine errors in it, there was a lot pf fast fielding without which lola would have scored half a dozen more runs. Springfield got men on bases and Root threw wild to third letting in two run^ in the third inning, neither of them earned In the ninth two wild throws, one from right field to" second and one from home to third allowed two more scores. Schmidt circled the bases once on a bad throw to first, but he was nipped at home and was quite sore because he was not credited home run on an Infield hit. In the earned run column Springfield did nothing and while making ten hits Root kept them so well scattered that with perfect I support he would •have shut them out. . Skinny Horton Is a good pitcher, too. lola bunched hits with a helpfu" error in the fourth and tied the score In the seventh they repeated the dose, three of the six runs being earned. Yesterday was ladies' day and there was ^ goodly turnout of" the fair onet who grew quite enthusiastic over W\\ 'ftrlnning game. Todayj Kane Is slated to pitch and as he remarked yeaterduy that he could "beat those lobsters by him self" it Is presumed there is something doing at the park this afternoon Springfield ,38 Ipia Fort Scott . Joplin Sedalia ... Pittsburg <.. Nevada ... I^venwoHh ; 36 .39 ....34 29 ..........22 .....20 13 18 19 21 i24 23 37 37 46 689 655 650 58G 55» 37^ 351 221 I All Summer Good» >1u»t B ' I Nothinq 1 Come To-morrow B I Come 1 now at it ^5 be^t. 1 iiUiumiUiUiuuiUiiauiiuaiiummiiiiUiUiiiauuiUiiiiiiu^ i Diiy 's Once more the fiiighty Midgets of Springfield fbll before the lola "bunch" of ball players this afteruoou. A1, the cud of the ninth the score stood 1 to 0 in favor of lola, . ^ Pittsburg 3, Sedalia 2. .Pittsburg. July 8.—Sedalia was defeated here today in a hotly contostod game by the locals. A fast game was played and the principal contest was between the pitchers. The feature of the game was Lawtrier's put out in the seventh with three men ou hases, two men out and one man at hat knocked a fly Into his hands which ho threw to sucoud, retiring liie side. Score: Pittsburg .. : .0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 •—3 6 3 Sedalia. ] OT) 0 0 0 1 0 0—2 5 3 Batteries—Lawtrier and .McDonald; Farrell and Schraut. Leavenworth 6, Nevada 2. Loavcnworth, July 8i—Leavenworth took the first game of the series from Nevada today by a score of G to 2. Buuton pitche«l a great game, wliile Willanl was hit freely. Score: Leavenworth . 0 3 0 0 1 O'l 1 •—G 10 Nevada 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0—2 ; 5 Batteries—Buuton and Redmond; Willard and Evcrhardt. Umpires— Lemon and Guy. • Fort Scott 6, Joplin 2. Fort Scott, July 8.—The Miners wore easy victims fur the Giants to day, I lie former being unable to rind Woodbury only for three scattered hit.s. A pass, an error, a sacrifice hit, three stolen bases and a single'gave them their two runs, after which thjay were unable to get a man past second base. The score.: Fort Scott 0 3000120 •—6 10 Joplin 2 0 000.000—2 3 1 Batteries—Woodbury and Corbin; Allen and Stoner. Bronchitis All serious lung troubles begin with a tickliiig in the thipat. You c?h stop thi^ at first in a single night with Ayer's Chteny Pectoral. Use it also for hard colds, and for coughs of allkinds. 26e.. SOo .'i. SI.OO. J. C. Ayer Co.. IrfiweU. Bank of Ajleo County OFFICERS : EC. A. nowf.Ds. MRS. W . n. ClARTUAN, Vic6-Pr 'e.«:t ;A.'li. oAiirBicLL, Att|>ruey THOS. H BOWLDS Oashi Double-Header Tomorrow. Tomorrow is an off day in the. league for some reason. . It will be used here by the lola and Springfield team;i for the playing of a double-header game, the two games postponed on account of ralh when the Springflelds were here last month. . Then the last of the five games will be played &«t- Transacts a General Banking Business. Exchange on Kansas City, Chicago and New York. Makes collections in all parts of the United States. Negotiates first mortgage Ibans ou well improved farms. Correspondence solicited. > mm We eell.... Boiler*, Engine*, Bra** Cactlns*. Drilling Tool*, Gray Iron Castings, Belting, Packing, I) I mi Qil storage Tanks, Automatic and Plain Ga* Separator*, Sheet Iron Wprk, Structural Work, Rotary Ore Roaster*, Smoke Stacks, Steel Dump C|ars I Mad* to Order. Pattens FtrCastiBgs i SpeciaUy. Esflnates Fsriislied. QnicHerairWork^ ~ : ' [ - ^ • lol^a, Kdnsas. Maottfacturer* »t flachiiiery lines/Si &Sters and Brlcl Pjaiits. Weon^r... Qood Workmanship, PrQtoipt Deliveries, ! Low Price*. Ahotherl Lot of I liiported Woolens GOOD THE YJAR/ROUND Norihru^ ittUdlos. -—•———ym-—• ;—• Too bad-. Northrups' are qoitthi^ business. You can. always depend 91) what yofi bought at-Nortlirapi.' C.L. WHITHER, Tb* rMt jTM pay wlU h»y • ketter 1 MM * tbu Ui«.,Mi« Estate/ L09I1S and Insurance. Up SCaini la Tfll^r Bulldlnc lola^ KattMs 5mtary for TM AUM ^ iMliJU:iUM«MiMi. u iUii If i I' 11 ri II * H n t.i I i M III It u m i rciJlJ 4> >

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