Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on November 11, 1908 · Page 1
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\ VOLUME XL 3? SieHT PACIES. MIIRDERfl }SliiGltlE -I " HAKBV HUBEIi, FOBJCEULl OF lOLA, KftlS WIFE AT IVICIIITA. lOLAi KAKSA8, >0VE3DEB 11, ltl08^WED>£SDA¥ ETEMXG. KlfiHT FAGES. BLEW OUT riiS OWN BRAINS ENBAOED BECAUSE WU'E IVOULD SOTFOLfcOWHIMTO HUTCHL>S03f Be Once Pliieed Dyuamite «ii Ballwsy Tr«ck for « Keijard— G «k Djn». uJte la lola{ EDr^getl bpcause :s]ie 'would not follov him to rHutdilnsou. Harry Huber, formerly a resident, of Baa sett and lola. shot and killeid his -wife, Helen, -at the supper table at Wichita Mondsjr eTening and tbenj turning the gun to his temple, blew.out his own brains. j About two years ago. Ruber waB employed at the Tola Portland cement plant, -working tiiere for serenal months. He later went to ^^^ichlta. On the night of August 19tb. 1907. be notified the Santa Fe ofQcials at Wichita of on attempt to wreck the Santa Fe train No; 18. by placing dynamite on the track. According to the story told by Huber. he was fishing with a friend on tie Little river -niien lie noticed men around the Santa Fe bridge near Pochin'ti crossing. He and his companion, he said, went to the scone and there run onto four men. These men he reported took several shots at bim and his comjian- Ion, but were frightened away and the dj-namite found on the bridge Just a few minutes before the train was due to arrive. The case was Investigated by Santa Fe offlolals and It wound up in a confeuipn from Huber that he placed the djuaailte there and saved the train' from being wrecked,'expecting to be rewarded by the Santa Fe Rait road company for the heroic deed. He was placed under arrest and later tried in the district court and convicted. He was given a Jail sentence. • An effort was made to show that while working at the cement plant here he had access to djTiamite. Several witnesses from thli> city and Bas- 'Sett testified. In speaking- of the murder and suicide the Wichita Eagle says: The killing was committed at the Huber residence. 317 North Wichita street. They were eating supper about 7 o 'clock in tlie evening, when the shots were fired. The wife was killed by a sliot in Uie right temple, she falling and evidently dying instantly. In her arms she held a four-niouths^ld baby, Irene. She fell on the baby and covered it with blood. The Infant's face was bunied by the powder from the revolver that killed its mother. After liaving killed his wife and taken a shot at his mother-in-law, Unber placed the muKzle of the gun against his right ear and fired. The bullet lodged In hte head. His brains oozed out of the bole and he toppled overmen the floor beside his dead wife and injured baby. Police Officer Cubbage was one of the first to arrive on the scene. He , j , ... . , ^ ... . then £o up and beg the police to retook a guu, a 32 Colts revolver. He , % , " ... , ,; . lease him. She says tliat SIH - had then dragged Huber across the floor of the-dining room and laid him out on the floor. Evidence of life was BUU tlwre. THE WEATHER. Fprecatt for Kanua: Partly cloudj tonight and Thursday; not much of. change in temporatwre. Data recorded.at local office, U. S. Weather Bureau yesterday, today and a year ago: Yesterday Yr. ago 2 p. m 42 35 4 p. m .38 36 1. 0 p. m 38 32 8 p. m "...SK 28 10 p. m. 3r. 26 12 midnight 34 2^ Maximum tem|>erature ...45 4:2 Minimum temperature ...35 24 Precipitation 7 p. m. ...0.02 0 Today Yr. ago 2 a. m >" 4 a. m 34 6 a. m 3r 8 a. m ^ .30 io a. m 31 12 noon- 30 Precipitation, 7 a. m. ... 0 22 21 19 20 28 29 0 she didn 't know lie had sent any. Mra. Turner says that everjthing went along all right until they were at the supper table. She says that Huber had wanted his wife to go to Hutch in son with him and that she bad refused. "Well,'I suppose you are going to Hutchinson with me," Mrs. Turner says he said. 'Xo, Oscar: I can't. I am not prepared." Mrs. Turner says his wife an iswered. •Well, ihcu, you 'll never go nowhere." be said. Wth that, she suys. he flourished, a revolver, pointing it a» his wife, who was standing near the kitchen door with the baby In her arms, he fired. Mrs. Turner says that her daughter fell instantly^ and that she made a run for tlie door. Then, she says, he [fired at her and nilsHcd her altogether. -The story of Hulier shooting himself is secured from the evidence of two little girls, who remained in the house at the time of the shooting. To an Kaylc reporter Florence Sul- llh'un said: 'After .Mrs. Huber said she would jnot go to Hutchinson v.Ith him. Mr. Huber said, 'You'll never so jiowiicre, then,' and shot his wife. She fell without uttering a scream. Then we ran to the front room. I saw him shoot at Mrs.-Turner, and place Uie gun to his own liead." Two children of Mr. and -Mrs. Huber are living. Harold, 1 years old. and Irene, the bab3-. Both were in the i house. Harold was not allowed in the" room where his father and mother lay- dead. He paid little concern amid tlie excitement, not realUing their awful fate. Huber and his wife, together with the mother-in-law. had been eating supper. \ cup, half filled with eof- fec. lay at liisSjacc at the table. The room lb barely furnished. A threadbare cari >pt covered the IkKir. while thi -ee pictures hung in the room. \ Mrs. C. A. Harper, a ue.xt door neigh bor, says tliat "Mrs. Huber was a inicc woman and had won the respect of all her neighbors, wliile he was liated by all. She said that they were continually quarreling and that he had many times threatened to kill his wife and her mother. He was only released from Jail last Thursday morning where he had served a time on the charge of drunkenness. Mrs. Harj>er says ,that Jlru. Huber would i^ave her husband arrested.and warned both Mrs. Huber and her mother that some day he would carry out his threat of killing. T^jpg Harper said that during the Dr. Clark, of the Wichita Hospital. . „^ xteQn afraid was called. He arrived and took Huber In an ambulance-to the Wichita Hospital. He died soon after being taken Into the hospital. Harry Hnber was a well known jw- llce character. He had been arrested eight times within a year. The charges on which he was arrested varied from threatening to kill his wife to dronkenneES and disturbing tlie Huber was arrested more than a year ago on the charge of placing dynamite on the tracks of the Santa Fe railroad between Wichita and Newten. He was in Jail daring the trial and-six months afterwards, but was • finally turned loose by the county coipmlEsIoners, who* decided it better to give him an opportunity to make a living for fiB wife flian to keep him In Jail longer. According to Mrs. M. A. Turner, mother of the aardered |Wdman, and who was bmwlf shot at. Hnber o«me to the hodie about 5 o'clock yesier' day eveniw, apparently bsppy. -He giM «tfaa>1ii< , wfte and motteKbrtaw :'<iriaiiiinm«l afftetloD. He " of him and did not want the police to turn him loose. They however, were iwwerless to hold him without a charge, and released him, giving him [orders to leave the city. He told the police he was going to Texas to stay. He went, however, to Hutchinson. lAst August the 3-year-old daugiiter of the family died. At that timo Huber was In Jail. He put up such a piteous tale to the officers to be allow- led to attend his own chihi's funeral that he waa finally allowed to go free. TO SEE GAS FIELDS HPECIAL TBAI.X FBOM '^HOW ME» STATE PASSED TUBOI'GII lOLA. K.C.AN0 8T. JOE OFFICIALS WA>T TO SEE WHAT tOMP.VAi IS DOING TOWAKD GAS SlTPtY. soon IN CABINET BUI •or >amei> UIw to Succt*d Seere- tarj- Wilson—lonp Mnj Grt in Too. -Stopped Off at Sclpio, thauute aud Petrolla; Then to ladependenee Last Mght Topeka, Ka*., Nov. 11.—The general Mief of Kepiiblicau JeaderK is thut President Taft will honor K:insas with two or three big outside federal pos-1- tlons. They say thut the state Is entitled to them: that Taft recognizes it: and that the interests of the Ue- publicau party in the west demand It. Kansas is surrounded on three sides by Demt)oratic states, Nebraska, Colorado and Oklahoma, and only by .-in ac cident was it i^avea from being cuni- pletely surrounded. I'nder these tir- cumstauces the Sunrowi-r mate Is entitled, they say. to a rich reward at the hands of the i:i.-.\t adminivtratiun. It will nuL only Jnakc Kansas str<>:t:.;er in the itcpubiican I'aith. but wiil be lan inccnllvfi f(jr .Vebraska and Colorado to come back into line, and wil! 'encourage Oklalionia to cut the tie that binds it to the Koiid bvuth. At the present time Kiinsas has no federal patronage lu spe^k of uutiride |of the places that uutiirally lu ;ne state, such us marshal, itension ageut. district attorney and collector of reve- oue. .Ml blaies have these places, except pension agent, aud therefore they cannot be charf^ed against Kansaij In Its patronage fight. The stste also has three assistant aiioruty generals of the United Statos aud the inlnislet to Ciialeniula. tl is ciriiled to seven consuls, but onlyhus tour. No state in the uuiuu hu.s less federal patronage. So the Republican leaders my It would oulv be giving ICatisas Juhtlcc lo lake a Kaui-an for a cabinet position and put a couple of other Kunsans in high government places. If Senator Long ^huuid he offered a cabinet por«iiioii and decline ii and Societary Wllfon haw his way ul>oui It. C'<»iigre«nii:in Chm l»»s K .Scott will l/e lipIMilnted ah seeieiary of agrlfyilturc .Mr. \Vili-.ou Iwis bi-vii at the head ef the ugrlculluiul department for the past twelve yeart*. Tlmt Is tiiu record He is not particularly anxlouK to lioh' the place longer. But Presideui Taf: may Intlht on hlni keeping II on account of lj!» great knowledge of that Traveling ou a si >ecial train, officials of St. Joe, Mo., of the two Kau« sas City aud of the Kansas Natural Gas company arrived in loin yesterday iflemoou at 1:10. After a very short Jtop they went on to Chanute and Petrolla where they will view the gas fields for the puriwse of ascertaining what arrangements the Kansas Xal- •iral has made for piping gas to the large cities. ,Enn.«ule here the parly Uopped at Sciplo and looked over the lumping plant. On their arrival at Chanute they switched to the Katy tracks and went to Petrolla where :bey went.through tlie big pumping plant there. After looking It over the party left for Independence, wiierc it remained over night. There it will be shown tite new putnplng station now building at Graham, 'it Is likely that 'f tljo visitors are wHIlug lo take the tlute they will be taken out Into the gas fields near Vilas, went of Cha- lute, and sliown some of the monster tOHSers there. 'here was a sboilage of the gas mpply among the overs of imtural ?aa In the cliics duriug llie recent cojd 4nap, and the trip was lo give tlie dopartnuiui. ofHchils aud the public utlilty con- Kocentb" Mr. Wilson said thai Cou- mlsslons of the three citl^ moutioned grossman Scoit would make the nio^it a chance lo Investigate the supply aud useful secretary of agriculture Presl- ., .IJ..1 r _ • .„ ii— oO*^ Taft could apolnt because of his the means provided for f .ansporllng i „t „.,ate knowledge of the agricultural lU » • • — ' Iw. hac The St. Joseph party included Mayor A. P. Clayton, City Atorncy W. B. Xorrls, C. P. Strop. V. \. Moore. D. L. Bartlett. .\. T. Letts. W. P. .McDonald, \V. P. F^alerson. Henry Krug. V. \ A- •Jruuerie and C. .\. Pfeiffer, members •it the St. Joseph public utilities com- ajis£-iou. The Kansas City, Kas.. party in- iluded Cuiiucilincn Otto .\ndersoii aud 1. \V. Weht and J. W. Oana. attorney lud William McKciizie. luanagei- of he Wyandotte County GUK company. The Kansas City. Mo., delegation included Mayor T. T. Critendcn, Jr., lames L. Uaiuell, city engineer; l .>r. W. M. Cross, city chemist: the members of the public utilltle!. coiumisblon Including E. W. Hayus, chairman. John J. Grc<u and E. . Uernhoiuier with X. R. Clark, the commltsioii's sec retary, Jaiiic-j B. Mct^owau. general iwinager o A B. Mac TELLS HOCH OF LAW C02IJIISS10.\EK KOYCE IKGES PAS SAGE OF BANK GIABAMEE. SUGjGESTS THE PROVISIONS AM> nAvs OF PAYIM; OEFOSI- TORS OF FAILED I.NSin ITIoSs. He Sliy.* llif Banks of Kansas Were NcTcr in Motf Prosjierous Condi- tivu Than a( Present. tdeitarlmcnt and Its work whlHi he has obtainetl as chairman of the house committee on agriciiiiuie. the .Missouri Ga.s company - _ IJeth. chief eiighieer of the Kansas Cltyi Mo., Gas company. Geo. Leader, representing the Kansas Chy Journal, John .M. Stwie. rt.'tre- scnting the Star, •-•iid Fniuk Ellis -e|)- robeulliig thv Po!;'t. .Vmong iho Kansas .Natural offiiials • ho accompanied the party wen' .1. C. McDowell, general muuager, .M. .M. Sweetman, Hugh P. Brawhy and W. .M. Welbh. tlie chief engineer. J. M. MILLER DEAD GoTonor of >' AliUral Hoaie ud Bear Hary Die* at PhUadelphla. Pa., Nov. IL—B«f Admiral James. U. Miller, ag^ ^l; mjvwnor of the United Statea naval tabiae in UUa dty. died todW after a bttonnnoaa, He waa asgotot^ totfeo MV7 from Miwwori lajltt.- He com- attBded t)io cmiier CoIqinMa. Jatw NO BAIL FOR MORSE So Declde» Lafted SUIcs Court of Appeal!* la Rreeat Case. New York. Nov. II.—"Application for bail In the taie of Charles H. Mor«;e denied." This decision given .ate yesterday iftcrucoii by the United States court of upjiealE. dashed to the ground all the hopes the former ice iiiaguaie mlgiit have had of getting out of the I Tombs for some wceka at least and perhaps months. Whetlier he ever will leave the city JaU except to be taken south to work as a\felou in tlie government prison In Ailafita, Ga., depends entirely upon the ai^tion that the United. States court ,ot appeals takes ou his application ^/ur a new trtol. * TO Bt AST EV15GELlbT. Ben ¥. E. OUTCT Uncea Biraa to l^atar New ffeUL ^ BurlinctOD, Kaa.. Nor. ll.-^Rev. French E. Ottrer who is holding a re- viral meetias here luw issoed an open i letter to Wm. J. Bcyaa, urging the NebradDui to.boeome an eratogellst and predietioff tiiat bo aroald become aa eqtial to tlie Apoatla Pa«I. ' WATER HURT CROP .\. L. lOW .NSE.ND, POTATO KI>G, FI.MSHES DIGGI.SG HIS IKOP. Raised. S.S75 BnslieN liider Adverse rircumsUnces—To Let I'oulraet Todtiy ie Raise the Dike. A. L. Towiiteud ot Hoi'ee shot; Bend .yesterday fin4thpd digging his 3:;-acre ii-act of ))otaloe.-- The laud yielded 2,87."i bushelH or only about lia'.f what .Ur. Towusend s;iyH he would ha»e raisi -d had the riv <T not [Overflowed iitd made a puud of his land. Of the "iarly Rose varietv he raided .loT ljU '?h- .'Is off of a little more than two acres. The Early Ohio rutted on account of the waK -r. he getting hut about a half crop. Five acres he did not dig ai all as the water stood on this field about four fee! deep. _ .Mr. Townseiid al.-o iinlshud etilliiig the fifth crop of nlialfa yesterday. His fli'ld tuvered aboui nlni- acres and he had a good yield at each culling. Diir- falr we <k he s-owid eleven acres and li is now lip. lit- had thought that the dry wi ::i !lier h-jd niiiitd It, but it looks v-ry Well. Ill^ turnip paieh hi.-- >leld- ed very well thlh yehr. Ho, lia-s over l.iWO bushels for market. WHiile .Mr. TownsendV nopb were Injured by the high water, the dike ^a\ed the moRt of them from complete, rteMructlcii. lie believes the best way i lo comba! the fhjods is the dike sys^' teni and today he will let the contract to raise ihe dike 120 rods long about two feet It is now tlin -o feet high, i Topcka. Kas.. .Nov. 11.—Bank Com- nlssioner John Q. Uoyce wlioae vcilg- latiou gecanie effective yesterday, has made some i-ccomineiidations to Governor Hoch coucerillng the guaranty Jeposil law. The guaranty deposit measure which Mr. Royce advocated during the last •esslon of the legislature and whicli was declared for in the last party platform coinos in for a full discussion n .Mr. Royces letter. He outlines the jort of a lav.- neeced as he sees it af- ler Ills experience at the head of the junking department of the slate. He iet.s forth his views to Governor Hoch as follows: The law should be such' as to permit banks lo voluntarily contribute to a guarantee fund but having once ac- fcpted the provision of the law no bank should be permited to withdraw, the fund should he iilaced in the liaiids of the state treasurer and disbursed by the bank commissioner. Tiie deposllcrs should be paid us soon after the bank closes as tlieir bulauces 2an be deferml'K^, or deiKislts sliou.'d ii -ai the legal rate of interest froni :lii; day Ihe bank dosex. and be paid nil uf the guarantee fund after the as;i ts of the failed bank have all. been exhausted. ICitlier provision sJioiild inilxfy the deix'sltors and the buiik- Ms should be permitted to have the )m> which be:il salts them. The law ihould ecnialu n itrovlslcn thai if the iiind should become reduced by. the payment of deposits, it would be reimbursed from the proceeds of the closed bunk or by an assessment upon Uie remaining banks so that the fund would at all times be kept intact. A law with such provisions would result in gre-.iter good to the bankers :han to the depositors as it would strengthen confidence in the banks, prevent runs and make bank failures impossible only when officered by Jlshoncst men. To protect the bank- ore, the pret 'ent law should be <ireiigtlielied in ssonie iiartlculars and iieuallies slio'.ild be provided for its violation. Banks dciiring lo contribute to and paitinipaie in the guarantee fund, should bo admitted oiily upon •ATlilen application ajiprovei^ by the liank conimissiomr after .-i thorough oxauiinalion. No hank should be ad- tuiiied that was \iolating the law aud •o enforce obedience any violations of the banking law: should, in addition ;o the pres -fiit iieiialtiPS also work a forfeiture ot the bank's auUiorlly to i>articlpaif in the guarantee fund. The law should also limit the amount of interest to be paid upon guaranteed leposits to prevent Incompetent aud inprineipled pfojile from eugagiiig in :ho business. "The hanking htisiiiess of Kansas •las never hren inorc prosperous than luring llie two years covered by thli; report. One huiiilred and f<irty -Bi\ hanks and three tnisl coinpanluK wiili A capital of $'.'.(;j1,00 (i h.ive been ad- led to iln; family of ktuie buuks and they are all in .t iiioht prubperoiis con- dlthm. IieH |.ile the jiaiiie of ItioT the ilejiuciiK of i >tir stale banks have increased $10.1'!'0 ,St ;0 .:'.p: all nnmey that wa.i withdrawn from the banks during that panic has been returned and mcuy added millions with it, ABRAMS NOT INSANE LONQSTRETH ON TRIAL. A Peace Disturbance Case Occupied Police Court Today. The case of the city of /o!a against Lougstteth, charged with disturbing the peace, occupied Iho entire day In police court, the defense beginning the presentation of evidence lai^s this .afternoon- Longstreth. it will be re- Icalled, was a witiiess in the ease of the State vs. Ketteily. chargel with cruelly to animals. He rad some word* with Attorney Oylcr and 1:; alleged to Jiavo -cusoed" the lawyer and luvited lilm to fight, thcreijy disturbing the peace. Attorney- Floreuce. for tin; defendant demurred to the evidence presented by the city and asked Judge Collins to dismiss the case, declarmg that the city had charged Longstreth with au offense under one ordinance and was seeking to convict him under another. Judge CoUins overruled the motion and the trial proceeded. Cases against Howell and .-Vmos. charged witl. ;i like offonpr>-as Ixjng- streth, are to be tried at the cdiiclus- on of the present case. OPEN TOMORROW NIGHT. STILL TALK WAYS AXD MEAXS C0>T1ME FEW CHANGES ASi RATE OX JIEDICLVAL SAID TO BE TOO 1" Albert Fhint au Ad Tariff— Varabbaf fled. Moving Pitture Show at Majestic ! Theatre. A. G. Reynolds will oj)en the Majestic tomorrow night with a moving picture show. The talking machine which is to bo installed, will not.be hero for several days. However, Mr. Reynolds ••88 a fine line of pictures. Mrs. Ben Servey will sing the illustrated songs. Some Improvements have, heen made on the Majestic. The room is now better ventilated and additional exits have bf>en made s«i that the building can be emiitiod in two minutes. HORSES WORTH $30,000 STOLEN, Two Men Arrested in Chicario Are Charnes With Being Thieve*. Chicago. -Nov. 1!,—St.allug of horses and vehicles valued at $:{0,00u Is al'efieil against Abraham Polakow and James .Milieu, young men, who were arrested hero today. • It Is alleged that, assisted by an organized band, they stole scores of rigu left unguarded in front of hotels and business buildings. Tiie detectives as.^ert tbat they have recovered most of the stolen property, which had been disposed of In cities ill Northern Illinois and Southern AVisconsln. TOOK PBOHIBITIOX PA.UPBLET.S. Derby, Kas, llobiiers Opened 3lall and Express Packages, Too. AViehiUi, Kas., Nov. II.—Robbers in Neri'jy. sl.v miles s^outh of Wichita, last iiigiit broke Into the depot, blew open the safe, securiug |10, and rifled the express r.acUages in the deiwt. A mail sack was taken from the crane and opened. .\ grip beonging to .Myra McUeury. the iiroliibitiou lecturer, containin.L' her wearing aparel and lirohibiiion pamphlets, was stolen. JOHN ROYCE STEFS OUT. Washington, Nov. 11.— .Th #?i_, tee Oil ways and means of DA} of representatives today conSW hearings begun yesterdayt^"^ schedule for chemicals, vBtf ;>aintB. These public hear&fax are for the purpose of gatb"^ formation useful in xevlslacf^l aije a part of the tariff plao^ by Chairman Payne on the ~S0tfrV <o£^ house last May. There were few^ requests.^-fo creases In the present ratjw-voit'di A number of those appeafii^i'^ the committee wero not pngtfii present arguments for chiiq ^pi ISK^ rates, and expressed a deair ^ilfkt' prci -ent schedule be ContliMurt;^ strong advocate for lower was Albert Plaut, who di„ , schedule for luedlcinal cheBil the Wilson bill. -j "Tho duties on medictnal ^ als." lie said, "are mostly.) being in most case» 25 per i Is a prohibttive rate. The _ practically the same oa the XWA. Wliat was good for tli»;l then b< not KO<K 1 now." In addition to reconimendlnifc'"' medicinal chemicals now ' ' ~ 2ii lu-r cent ad valorem a duced lo 15 per cent, STv. tiiat certain arciclea of a; i lure should be taken off lluk; naming quinine a» an «a recommending for it a'13: [valorem rale. X. B. Arnold, repre8CQti|^' nlsh Manufacturers' Natldaall tloD. declared that rarnlab. i eru of the country are aat—^^ present conditions, ilepiyiox^j f'liderwood of Alabama. "-^ members of the committe. admitted that his trade dldl|L^ any protection with regaFd 'toSU^m^ varnishes. ' •'• . ' '.-i^jl^^ Ho said that iu view of'the i' bility of denatured alcohol for-^_._.. manufacture, an ad valorem rat&dt': jier cent for alcohol vamlsfaeSflE ^ oi the present rate of 35 peiErj__ should be fair. " /^'Vi 't TRADE IS 81 Tnrns 0 ;ficc of Bonk Cummisitioger Oter to Mr. Allirhrht. TopeRa. Kas., Nov. 11.—The office of banlt commissioner of the State of Kansas- ciianged hands this afternoon. |.Iohn Q. Koyce^ stepped out and W. S. -Albright stepped In. The actual change ill the office did not^ake place until late in the afternoon, wheu Gov- |eriior Hoch returned from ^larioi^aud signed Mr. A'bright's commrcslpu. "I am greatly pleased to be able to turn this office over to Capt. V.'. S. Albright." said .Mr. Uoyce today.. "He is the bi 'St <tualifiPd man fbr tlie-))lace in the stale, and the people of Kiinsas can he sure that under Mr. Albilgbt 'ii adniinistrdtion the aff:iirs of the office will be ci >uducled with the greatest ability and Inlelligcuce." Papers Say That Imp Dnrio? Late Sa Working on Wtiite Way. Klcctricians arc working hard to have the "While W^ay," the block on Jefferson avenue lielween East street and Madison ready for the initial trial tonight. The line is up and current connections will be made sometime 1..,.., n.rt Hut a FBW Minutes—Crew U>is afternoon. It was e.xpected that •""^ out o? Peace Pr^eeding I the White Way would bo ready last DEAD IN A WRECK TR.U.\ COLLIDED NEAB >EW OB- LEA>S -\>D KILLED .M.NE. Tweaty FassenKcrs lajared—M revk- age Canght Fire—Cars ' BetaUed. New Orleans. Nov. 11.— In a rear- end culilsion on the New Orleans and JNortb Eastern this mombig at Uttie Woods; twelve miles out of this city, nine persons are known to have been killed and tnjeaty iojnred in an accident caoaed by the New^Orleons and Great Northern train nianlntr Into a .North Bastem inccnnlng paaAdger Itrain. ^:^tfaa North Eita^ni train night, but there was some delay. Funeral Service for Mrs. Ivy. The funeral of Mrs. Anna J. Ivy, Charge. .\ Jury ol .sl.v men, after hearing the evidence in the case brought to In-1 *- — quire into the sanity of .lohu Abrama, wife of D. L. Iiy, who die^i yester- retumed a verdict this afternoon that fiay afternoon, will be held at the the prisoner was not of unsound mind family home, C14 South Cottonwood to and ho was discharged. The Jury was morrow afternoon at two, o'clock, out hut a few minutes. ' Rev. J. .M. .Mason will conduct the Th^ inquiry into Mr. Abrams's san- service. Burial will be made in the ity was the result of his ai'riest not Highland cemetery long ago ; on a peace proceeding' —'• charge. It was alleged that he made threats to do harm to Dr. Stapletou of LaHarpe with whom he had trouble over biifiiness matters. 'When the of-; fleers went to arrest Abrams, so the' evidence showed, he grew "angry and Bodies of Five Victims Will Probably tlireatened to make \hem trouble. He Net Be Recovered. finally consented to come to. Justice court, lioweveK Cheyenne, "Wyo., Nov. .Abrams Is a man 64 years of age, men are known to hare lost their lives Is single, aud has lived in this county In a colliaion of two Union FasUIc many years. Some of his friends freight trains last nigiit at Borle. state that they do not believe him in- Wyoming. Fire broke out in the sane, but simply given to flU of tem- wreckage. Only foar bodies were roper. He sat quietly throughout the covered. It Is feared that the others trial. I were oreauted. A WRECK ON FIRE John Percy, anperlntendeht of the poor farm, was In today to ma*e are- Apt in Ft. Scoit Attorney Charles H. Apt was over New- York. Nov. II.— £ejl, :>usiuess conditions and Qntl(l Just been made by thlrty-f" class technical and trade the cast to the American ^ Association, of which they ^ bers. The papers represent groceries aud textiles to. aud boilermaklug. The report of the New ^'.!3,. Estate Record and Guide- ij| and fairly expresses the. opinion—"conditions are better shape than they i mouths ago. A bettor and and greater activity exiata; look for the coming year ' cou raging." The Railroad Ago "Tliere was no change last, when the railroads Iturers alike began to antL and sane election. While _ has only Just been decided;^ is highly satisfactory to tbl| ~ e represent. "While reiwrts of ordei within the last two days " instances been grossly uevertheless there Is a provement, and the I that the demands will immediate." .MIST SEBVE BE.IL Imitation Xapic Syrap aa4 ] Cakes! Are !Tabo«r' Topeka, Nov. 11.— .Utonw^^ Jackson In an opinion j-^"^' lu Ids that the hotel and men of the state must hiiitatiou nraple syrup, imlt-^ wheat cakes, chicory instaajtj aud^ oleomargarine inatead.||: fin fact, the restanront meo -vf keepers!^ are under the •grocers' and butchers and, sellers -with reference to ' law^s. On receipt of this L bine ordered the pnni'_ of the state to aee to If / [tanranta anCbotela of ply with the pr food law. • poor larm. was m luw; i^iuu^ ViT' — 7 _ port to the coanty commlairfonera on > fron* tola on bualneaa yesterday. Mr, So condition of the farm. During the Aptjiaaaria^nt coun^ 5 Sim*?a»d fall Mr. Percy sold t«-<0 ^^«t«^«yjlSi:rl»;*^ S^*"*^ aSVitpples and tomatoes, ^ ot ^m^mJ^^M^^ »:J:p(nit.vtli« prsjBsitt % AtcUaqit;IU*.<l

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