Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on October 24, 1908 · Page 1
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Thm Bt^mtmr Hmm ibm Lmrgmmt Gtreuimiimu Im AUeu County cf Aay Hewmitmper PubUmMJm thm Ootim^. YOLUXE X. XOfBEB 811. lOLA. KA!(SAS, OCCOBEB ii. 1908.—SATURDAY . £T£>'ISC;. EIGHT FACES. HOCH HERE MONDAY UOTEBAOili TO ABDBESS MCiHT ME£TI>(^ AT THE MAJESTIC. . JAMES. H. GilY MAKES A HiT COLOBED TOPEKA ATTOIOEY AD. DBESSED MEETING' LAST MGUT. SpaJts at Bassctt ToufcLl-Tells Colored People Vibj Tliej Should Vote BvpubUcan Ticket Tlic voters of this comuniUUy arc lo be honored with a visit and addr«;bs by Gov. E. W. Jloch oil next Monday- cv- culng. The rally w'U be held in the Majestic theater. The Black and Tan quartette which made Buch a decided hit at the Wllsou rally -will rnnder several selectloiii. If the woatlier h at all favorable it is expected that there will be a big crowd at the uieel- inj;. NVord has been received front over the county that good delegations arc conithg. The coniiulttcc feels (hat it Is especially fortunate in securing Mr. lloch. lie is ouc of the most effective campaigners and one of the most cioqueni men in the state. The RJepublican campaign in Ihiif city be closed on the evening ot Xovcmber second with an address by Cougressmau Chas. F. Scott. The com mlllee is now arranging for the details of the meeting. James H. Guy, the colored alioruey of Topeka. addrestcd a fair uized audience of his race at the Republican headquarters last uight. This is Mr. Guy's first visit to lola for polilical purposes but it is a certainty that he will receive invitations to come here again. Mr. Guy Is recognized as one of the leaders of his race in Shawnee county. He is a successful lawyer and ills address last, night stamps him as a ischoiariy man. • Tie told his peojile *rhy ^hey ^should vote Sor {he Republican licKet. lie reviewed the history of the relations of Ihe Republican party to the colored people, showing wherein it had always been the friend of the black race. He urged his hearers to Eland by the party that had stood by tbem and to vote for every niau on the ticket from Taft down. Mr. Guy will speak tonight in Uas- sett hall at Bassett Today he is visiting colored friends in the ciiy. The county central commiiiee is viewing the weather with some anxiety. If the rains continue it means thai some of the meetings scheduled for next week In school houses over the county will be cancelled. Many of the places where It was expected to hold meetings arc quite a distance and unless the roads dry ny it would be almost out of the question to attempt to drive there. TO SAIL TOMORROW NEOSHO IS FALLING raiCB Tiro cira|. (JAUVE SHOHED STAVE OF BIVER TWO FEET LOUEB TOD.IV. WAS A HEAVY PRECIPITATION A TOTAL OF 7M IXCHES OF KALV HAS FALLE>. 'IVct SpeU" Bcgau at iioo Last Sunday Horning and Continued Until Last >'i?bt at 8 O'clock. AMEBICA> FLEET CaVE> URIL- L1A3.T FABEWELL 1> JAPAX. Thousandb «t People »t Water Front to Witness PreiMUuUons for Departure. llill Shiftless was laughing so heartily this morning when Sam Slothful met l.im as per appointment, in the court house corridors, that Sam thought Bill had surely caught It from Sunny Jim. Bill'* map was wide open in the middle and Sam, was reminded of th«» story of the steady hand that cut the hole in Bill's face without cutting his head off. Sam stared at Bill in amazement. ••What in blazes is the matter. Bill, are ye plnm 6razy?" Sam finally gasped. . "I—I—I was just— just a thinkinV Bill blubbered, making strategetlc efforts to control himself. •"Don't let anyone ketch you i at it. Bill." Sam retorted, "I—I— was just a thinkin' that mcbbo the Xeosho would keep it's mouth shut now, after fallin' two feet last night." "Haw. haw, haw." snorted Sam with enthusiasm.' "Wliafs the matter with you now?" "I was just a thinkin*." sighed Sam. "that (he Xeosho might be called the Centipede. It has so many feet now that it could lose a few more and still go along some." "Well, it's still fallin- and by night. If it don't go to rainin'. I think the dam will come in sight." "Seen Schoppe this mornin'?." Sam asked suddenly with ; the usual' 'not changing the subject* apology. "Ko. I haven't and Tm almost afraid to. Tlave yoa; 30en-hlmT If .vou have break it to me gently." "Well, here it is: For Kansas, generally fair, cloudy and threatening in the east portion." "Does that let us out?" "T don't know. Bill, let's get a jog- •jerfy and see where we're located." .A.nd the cousins went off lo find a copy of Appleton's latest. A Lena Wet Spell. Kansas, especially this part of Kansas, has had a long wet spell. The rain Lecan last Sunday morning at 2:35 and precipitation to some degree has continued, excepting at very short Intervals up to 8 o'clock last night. Tl;e total rainfall is 7.S4 inches. D'^spito the swollen streams ana f'ooded lowlands, the rural ronto mail "arriers have been able to make complete delivery with but little delay and no accidents or damage of con.«^ queuco I-as been reported. The sleet and slight I snowfall interferrcd somewhat with the efBclencv of thp local telephone service, but the system has been kept up unusually ^cH during the stornf. The railroads entering lola have had little trouble in operating trains and there has been but slight delay in tte train service. In Montgomery county, the excessive rainfall did much damage, the torrents sweeping away railway bridges and cutting off train service from Cherry vale to Coffeyville on the Santa Fo. In Western Kansas and Xorili- em Ok'ahoma there has also been much trouble resultant from tlie floods. Yokohama. Oct. 1*1.—On the eve ol departure the entertainiuent for the American batileship fleet at Yokohama was today the most brilliant of any given in the east. The bay swarm- e4 ^ith launches'darting among the thirtj'-six warships auchored^'outside the breakwater and tens of thousands oC spectators lined the water front. Sailing at eight o'clock tomorrow morning the fleet will head directly toward Olangapo in the Philippines. At the outside four Jajranese warships -will /escort the fleet. In an exclusive interview to the Asst>clated Press Admiral Sperry said: *'( am deeply impressed by the sincerity of the Japanese government and people in the welcome extended lo the officers and men. We say good bye with a feeling of regret and a deep sense of obligation. AMEKiC4> COCSIL SUICIDES. S. C. XrFarUnd. «r Iowa. Shot Him. self OH Train In Europe. Berlin. Oct. 24.—Silas C.^McFarland of Iowa, consul general at large for the European district, shot himself on a railroad train today.coming from Hamburg to Berlin and died almost immediately. Are in Cage Now. Acase has , been Imnt for the pheasifats Cbnnty derk Cnlbertaon receiTod ftom the state same warden, and the birds now have more freedom. Here Checking Vp. A representatire iof tlie Kansas Katural people [was Ihereitiils nxotn- fiii dUBcUiipr jap the triiimiiftyla taw«. A HEAVY REGISTER! THE COIJNTY CAMPAIGN. Th-' coiiiinuvd success with which j t\io school house campaign in Allen i touruy i< meeting can have but one LA.ST DAV OF 0I'POKT|-MTY : i^torpn latiou. It m-ans ihaMhe Rc- AV.III.EI) HV .HV.W VOTEK.S. ! inblicans are wide awakf. They are li.or only satisHed with Ihe record of! ALLEN IS FOR SCOTT WKHITA EDITOR BELIEVE.S 15 THE lOLA ( (>.\(;RES.S.MA.N. LOCOMOBILE LEADS VA>DEKB1LT CIP BACK WAS W0> TODAY. OnJf One Accident Buring Big .Hotor El eat—George Bobcrtson Gets Honors. .Motor Parkway. L. I.. Oct. ::4.—The VanderbiU cup race, the chief motor event of the year, was won this niorn- ing by George Robertson who was driving a locomobile. The time was -.'40 minutes 8 l-o seconds. ! Herbert Lytle. driving the Italian car. was 1 minute 48 1-3 secpnds behind Robertson. The course covered «:ightly over 258 miles and the laps The 3-10 p re- even were approximately 23^ miles, winner averaged a speed of 64 miles iier hour and this breaks vious records. Serent^n cars competed. E were American and six were foreign. "Hiere were no serious accidents al- buugh the crowd estimated was a hundred thousand persons who wit- wssed the race. f\>xhali Keenei was idie^ly burned about: the face* when tils c^r caught fire. Robertson won a ^wb hundred mile raice at Hiiladei- trfila two weelcs ago and.twenty-four hoiir race at Brighton iBeach the week previoos. ,' ' • I "heir parly in national anl state af- 237 ENROLLED YESTERDAY |faff-- 'h.-y are determined jp closy (loum; ailairs. It means uudoubtcd- C. 0. CHIKCHILI- :,Wt S. SECO>D.;iy tliai th<.y realize now the mistake : < hii!i it always is in polilical warfare ;!•> aid and comfort to the enemy iaHd :ir>j (}«tf.rniinod that such a mis- He ApjH -ared in t hrk's Oftiii- at Hill -"'^'i "o"- '"a^^' ''"s year. .Mo:-- lommatrly tho rosult of the . I 'liuKirv r-leclion was such as to make • i ns -iidf t: I- campaign now being so •" nriiiisia.sti.'ally p;i.-hf-d. M^n were [j>uc «f Hi> Old lime Ficrj CainpaiKS Sp<'ochc> Oier Line Ijisl .\i«lit— Hi> Estimate oi' Brjan and Tait LAST .\A.1IE 0.\ B(M)K. P. .H—tlirk H»>M't lotal. Ready to .\nnoiince. .Vbou; "".7 voters reiiisi'T—.i in ''.v i;i):.'inu"i'il for va:i<jn.* oBiccs whn.^ • ;i:)i!ity to ii'l them nouody ques- office of the city ck-rk >t'st« rda>. One hundred and fifty were enrolled dur- -I-HI as::iiisi who-s.-Hia'-acter no- ing the day and eight-sevou aiti-i s ii>- t>o;\ cai; t(»nii>!ai!i. Kvery candidate per. C. O. Churchill. .'.I'tt .^ourh S-c- has so Ii.ui: a resident of the ond .was the last man to r>';:i.-!'-r il ...uo v.. ..w^ - .r-.- . ... ri.ii::i>v :i;;it n-- niimiier.s liis i<o:-souai apiteai-ed at S».47 and v-c'.v. .1 t.:- (•••r- tificate of regiJtry just b-fon- th,- ^lo.vhundrod and lUe ing hour. i cor.; of - v. ry one is so well known The registry will comiiai*.- tavorabl> ihnt \hcrv is no ]iossible danger ot with preceding onos. ':oorlja< on th- <-vo of the el"6tion. "I cannot ;;ivo tho total.- on tl;*^ ry.^- ... , istralion boo\..- Ch-rT. W.....iorn- sa.d ''''1 °^ this morning. -It will b<- "-ev^-rai l^'' in«:ant)y rt-ftiti-d by a days before I hav.-tinu- "> i-hi'ck 'ii'::m fitof witnos.s>,-s in e\fry part of over and notf th- total ro?istry." More iniere.-t was taken in th<- M istry this yar than rv«M- heforV-. Cl'-rK Weiidorff .says that iivoplo w n jiav.- nev<'r vot'^d b«;'forc. ihoucli thc\ ha-'' lived in this city Ions enough to gain legal rosid«'nce. n gi.stercd this tinii-. indicating that the..- intend to lak^- an active part In tlu- <.omin:; th'ttion. Maiiaecrs of hotli parties .«i !>ont tli < last day of re.sistry in gottinu- "out fho vote' and secni to have .-licc 'i -d- cd well. 'orni'y. i- j.s Mfi :tM rffori-. that v.ii. r-MT tbrs«- randidates go they ; f i;iflv <i >•••• rrtjwdod Iionses of • IK !!.= i:!j'i<- p-rsoiial frien<ls. .\nd liiai • vti> oiK- of them will be elect- t .1 1>\ iii4'. hif;h»sl av»raire majority "Vfr ^;iv.-ii to a roiiiuy lick».t even in r<:<k riljix-d R»'p"hllcan county f ") I'c :i 'rt »dy a. forf,gone con< i !.sior.. -a.s it .-vhoiilfl be. VIOL.VTED ELi;t TI(»> LAW. Colorado Man In Jail i»r Conttni'il oi'j (onrt. ' TOOK THIS ONE, TOO De.ayer. foio. Oi-' • vt' nf Stale Timothy O'Connor wa;i found guilty nf oontenii'i r,{ ih»> distrtr; court by Judge (Jeorge SUt-n todm and '-rdered confined in iii. rv.i;::?.. iail niitil he shall ob>-.v an nrdT of Jii- court ifirardin- oft'i<ia! l-ai''jt< fiii- •:he Novonihrr elr':»i<>:! .>fA>Y SPEECHES TODAY. Some Time \l«o (;iicn lr> I'banginc W. C. T. r. (iinotltution. Uenvtr. tVt Today ses.sii):is if the National Wom-uV Christian Temperance I'nion was dtvoted ainio.-t ••x- clusively to addres.'^er a'thoui:h ten minutes wer<> giv«in i<> re:'.iline proposed amendments to »h»:- cous'itutiuu A Straw Vote at Guthrie Give Repub- j lican Candidate a Majority. I .V^rordiiis to a straw vote taken .-.n t.h.' viciiiti.- of G:irliri«-. Tafi is go- in;: to "run soraf" in the new state, i \<irni.tii Rono. wiio ranie in from |Tt'.\a .-i >>-dtpr.lay. stales that a .straw^ ivju" was taken bv a Democrat on a j I rain running out of Guthrie. The :\.);.- showod »;» for Taft. 41 for Brjan irl } fo- Dt'hs. Th'' Di-mocrar when i Raw t'.ut Taft iiad carried the day i>aid. '"Oh w!!. Gnthrie is a Republican stronghold." THE WEATHER, i Forecast for Kansasr ^enerally •fair tonight and Sunday, except in extreme east portion. HELI* TO ADD SIXTT >EW HOMES. Jin lola ci^ar factory rlo^ down some time aaro. i«eran!»e many people in lola were Indifferent as to whethiN- thev smoked a ti^e- mtui house cigar mdejbjr filthy people in unnnltary sarrouBdiugs and often la the midst «t dirt and Minalor. Since tbe real Boosteri of loia bair conunenred real bewtlnf, by asking for lola nade cigars, thin factory is going t« reeyc*. We enpioy 5 uea, wjr the cigar manufactarerH and we might just as well have CO at work. Vfe cell make a cigar te mit anjr ta.ste. It IN dimply a qnestiOB of tk» tebacco and the werfcmev. Just thbk, «• mtm hemes with weU paM werkmca. if y«« aiik fer tela made e%ars, tJie M aew home* wlU aorely cone te leia.; I.. o o o o o o o p o o o o o .o Thf Kansas City Times today says: Henry ..r. .\IIen. how editordf "the Wichita Lk-acon. was campaigning last night ou his oid reservation, the Sec- .:>nd Kansas district, whereon he was downed for the Republican Congressional nomination two .vears ago by Charles F. Ijcort. the present represen tative. - He .^^poko in the Portsmouth auditoriun! lo a good sized rainy night audience of voters.. They recognized in hiui the samt- •fl.'ary .J. • eloquent, wi.'tv and efferve.^-cifig with good na- tun-. Till- tiood things he bad ..to say —the wav Ise .said Ihein—about his for:n..r politiral rival pleased them. ""F*;.r:y i .l.iiirafion on a man is that he sliai! support hi? j>arty's eindi- iate.-. rnless he finds on his party .icket a candidate who is nnfit for tht oBice to wliich he aspires." Mr. W!en saiil I would have no right n opiio.>e .dr. ircrjtt T>fra ii.se he ticket* lie ill a priniaty election fight for a :n>niina '!i 'ii. Huf .Mr. Scoit possesscr he (irialincaiion.- t'o a high degree for .he }int)or:utit office for which he now :s a CMtidiilatf. and I would iike to say I kind v.vri\ for him. Hi.T record in Wa.shingron has hot-n a splendid one. If theif ever were reasons for voting for him in those reasons have muliii)lied 100-fold in two year^." The \red of a Doer. •Mr. .Mien drew a com|»aiison l>c- tween Taft and Bryan. "The issiie in tliis national campaign is a businc*? «.ssu«'." be de- c1ar..-d. "Tlif demand of the hour is for a man with known capabilities. Taft had movd his cai»aciiy. Bryan has not been able to prove anything \\\- niusi take hU word that be will jiake a good president, but this is reduced by the fact that he has nevei made a prophicy that came true." He si>oke this of Tafts recora in the pas^ twelve years: "The record he has made fits him for the presidency and he possesses better qualifications than any .American who ever aspired to that offii;e. lo 1892. he becanie a member of the circuit bench, lie son took his place as a leader in the circuit judiciary. Pres! dent McKif.ley was attracted to him and sent him to liie Philippines. MTiai did he do? It was a very serious i»rob leni he had to face. Y»-t he establlsheo i civil code, he founded public schools and in six years Tie gave the islands a representative form of . government. Great men in Russia and Turkey have been tryins for o»K» years to secure those privileges which Taft gave to the islaBder>. He did tbe same for Cuba. Since the reign of Charles V. Prance has been trying to construct the Panama cauaL Taft. in less than six years, is able to tell definitely when it will be finished. Bryan as a Prophet "AVhile Taft has been doing thing^s Bryaa has been prophesying. He prophesied ruhii to follow the election of ilcKinley. Did it? Xo. Instead of mints being thrown open to coin silver, factories were thrown open to giro employment to workingmen. Bryan has never made a prophesy that bias l>een fulfilled. Should we accept |iiiB as a prophet?'^ wast celaaw HEBLAMESHUSMND UABBl PABKEB SHOWS HIS LDiE OF DEFE>SE DT XUBDEB CASE. HE IS GPASPfNGAT STRAWS S WHAT MBS. LUCCOCii, SISTER UF PEABL MASy, DECLIBES. 4ajs Pearson and His Wife Llred Together Happily and There Is >o i;rounds for Such a Claim. According to the Wichita Eagle, an /effort is being made by the relatives if Forrest .Mingle; alias Harry Park•»r: who is charged with the murder ot 'earl Mann Pearson, formerly of this nty. at Oklahoma City on September 'ih. to throw suspicion upon Harry- Pearson, husband of the murdered woman. MIngle's friends are endeavorink to ;how that Pearson was jealous of the iccused man. because he had visited he Pearson home several times. The article In the Eagle was read oday to Mrs. C. C. Luccock. sister of he murdered woman, and she stated •hat there was absolutely no grotind or such a suspicion. Speaking ot the matter she said: "Belne; a sister of Mrs. Pearson, f think I am in a position to know whether or not there is anything in such a claim. I can say positively that there- was no cause for any jealousy on tbe part of Mr. Pearson. He and his wife lived ogether without any trouble whatever. The fact that a few days before the tragedy Mr. Pearson invited Park- •ir to stay for dinner when be made a friendly call, shows that there Ja -lotbing to the charge made by Park- 'fs friends. They are grasping at Uraws for they know to whose guilt •he evidence points^" The Wichita Eagle says of the mat- rer. nUf Harry Pearson shoot bi« own wife through jealousy and then blame -he crime on Forest Mingle? Sirs. S. M. Stevens, sister-in-law of ••'orest .Mingle, charged with the mur- l»r of .Mrs Harry Pearson at Oklahoma Citv. September 16. believes this. She is supported by Mrs. Mamie Hoatli Mingle, wife of the man charged with murder. This will probably be the line of defense made when the ca.se comes to trial. ' .Mrs. Mingle and .Mrs. Stevens say hat they have facts that will tend to prove that Mingle, known as Parker, was with Mrs. Pearson: frequently and hat Pearson was extremely jealous. They believe that they can get evidence proving that Harry Pearson caught ill's wife with Mingle and shot her. Mrs. Pearson, they say. has •nade two or three dying statements, •aci of which in a measure, contra- •ilcted the other. Mrs. Minalc and Mrs. Stevens be- ievc that Forest Mingle faced the charge of murder, rather than have his wife know of his double personality and his associations with Mrs. Pearson. ', In this they say they are supported j>y several bits of evidence, which, when brought to light, may give the case another sensational turn.. . Mrs. Stevens believes that Pearson ..ailed until he found that Mingle had exhibited the diamonds and then put the police on the frail., Tbe story at the' prosecution insists \B^XW, .o the effect that Jlingle was located through the medium of a fortune teller .has been given little credence iniong reasonabfc persons. Mrs. Mln- |p says that the only bit of tangible . lidence that has been trumped up -igainst Iter husband is the flndinff of the diamond rings on bis person. .Vlbert Adams, a cousin of Mrs, Min,.e. is in Oklahoma City looking np . vidence to assist In . liberating Mln- 7le and implicating another party. gl $40,000 MORTGAGE Fi LED BY SHERBROOK CAS AND VITRIFIED BRICK CO. Made to Fidelity Trtist pOw—Covers Property in Allen, Coffey and Woodson Counties. Another big mortgage was placed on record at tbe register of deed's ct- fice today. It la a ibortgage given tiy the Sherbrook Gas and YitrUled Brick people to the Fidelity Trust eompaor of Kansas City for |40.000. The mortgage covers the compaay*s property in Allen. Woodson {and Ccrffejf: ooan- ties. The company I tO(dc out Its char* ter at Quebec. Caaida. Its headanar- ters in this state lis at Leioyi SOne time ago the comipany secnired s' rieht of way from .the commiiwioners for a pipe line f reLmo for a pipe Ifaie from Lcroy to its gas fields la the southwest part of the county. STRAYED—One mare, horse shoe to

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