Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on November 19, 1908 · Page 1
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ThmRm^lmimr Ham ih9 tdrgmmi OlrwMImn Im MUmm Cmumty of Auy Hmwrnprnprnr Put llmhmmZIn ihm Gouaty^ r --'i^Nbinil XL xiJWiEB ss. PAKT V lOLA, KA5SAS, NOYEMBEB 19, IMK.—THURSDAY ETENING. TWELVE PAGES. FJUCK TWO ctm. iMARYCOSTm nUS WAS EXPENSE IN ALLEX COUNTY OF FIKST TEST. WRITE ALL COUNTY CLERKS SECKETAlSY QF STATE ASKS EACH FOR COST OF SYSTEM. Th« PoUticiaDB Think They See In It the BesinBin? of a Fi^tat to ' Repeal Uie Latr. At the request of C. E. Denton, sec• jnXJtrf'ot state, the county clerks of Kaasas are aendins him the cosu of t)ie primary held August 4th in their reapeeCIve counties. County Cleric Gnlbiertaon last evening flnished the work ot gathering together the dif- itrent Items of expense and found that the primary cost Allen county tl,S49.S0. Only a few Items were estimated, the rest being the actual flcnret. Before the primary was held, it was eatlipated that it would cost from 1800 to 11 ,200. The following Is a complete list of the questions em bodied in the request for informa . tlon sent out by the secretary of state to • all county clerks: "What was the cost in your county ot publishing for three consecutive weeks in your offlclal county paper notices of offices for which candldalrs were nominated? TWIiat were sheriffs rhargOH for VMOMi notices of primary, etc.. In tfitie pfaces in each voting precinct In the county? "Wliat was the cost of publishing for three coDsccutlvo weeks in your oOlolal county paper list of persons for whom nomination papers were filed as per certiflcateR from this office as well as per nomination papers filed wltk you? "Wli«t was the cost of township aM'tiltr dorks for posting notices in lBFMJal«oei~in~ each voting precinct In' M fV optinty? (If unable to get exact) nsures estimate total cost.) "Wliat was the cost of printing separate official primary ticket for use at the primary? "What was the cost of printing sample official ticket upon tinted or colored paper? "What was the cost of (1) preparing ToUag places and booths; (2) de- liverr ballots at all voting places: (3) poll' books for each voting precinct; (4) preparing and posting instructions in each precinct; (!!> three Judges of election In each precinct: (t) two clerks of election in each precinct? "What was the cost of delivering primary election returns from all precincts to you? •^What was the cost of canvassing • retnrns by county canvassers? "What do you estimate th? cost of postage, including registered mail, and all other minor and incidental ex- penres in connection with the primary law to have been in your county?" The Kansas City star says: Topeka, Xov. J S.—What is believed to be the l>eginning of a general fight on the Kansas primary law on ac eonot of Its cost came to light here today. C. E. Denton, secretary of •tate. has sent to each county clerk In Kansas a list of ten questions and asked that the answers be returned to him at once. The questions ask (or exact figures on eaci; item of cost of tlie primary last August to the •tnte and county. As aear as can foe ascertained the whole proposition is to get these fig- am (ram authoritative sources, the connty clerks who signed the voucher* fbr the bills, then compile them aad hSTc them all ready for presentation to the legislature. "f/ook what It cost," the legislature wiir be told. *^as it worth it?" it will be asked. It ha* been known that ever since tile primary law was passed that the Btaelilne crowd, or, as tney prefer to , be called, the "conservatives." have been planning to make a fight to re. peal the law at the coming legislature. How it was to be done no one had 'aajr idea until today when it was con- elosirely shown that the fight would b« on the cost of the operation of the primary. The letters and the questions were sent out last Saturday. ^Ifo one about the state house appar- eirtlj' knows anything about the list of qoesUons sent out. although it <came from the offices of the secretary or state. I.evenworth. Kas.. Nov. There is «reBt Joy among the prisoners at the United States penitentiary here, owing to the fact that pipes and to- beacco will be furnished each man desiring them on Thanksgiving day. Recently the Warden recommended to the department of Justice that it would further discipline to keep the men who smoked supplied with tobacco. His recommendation met with approval, and the order was issued. Yesterday seventy-two dozen "Missouri meerschams" were purchased, also a great quantity of tobacco. The tobacco will be used as a reward of merit, and prisoners who violate rules will be deprived of their smoking. FOR SAFE MINES. Owemors «f Sixteen SUtes Invited to Conference. . Pttishurg. Kov. I9)-Govemor Edwis a Stuart tonifht Issued a call aad penonal Invitation to the gov.^ :>;:'«rwN« of sixteen sUtes. to meet In . y^- tTitttiMn; December 4, during the air ^^.'Mit «io «Tentlon of the American min- f:"f.f^pi» »Brpoa* of the oQoference of li to promote nnlform state fbf ttie protection of lives pKrtaetiac mining Inveat- ^^fnvMitlav BnnsBMwry waste •tato laws «MMrtUjr, aa<i DROVE HORSE TO DEATHJ This is Charge Brought in Damage Suit by W. IM. Fisher. Claiming that the defendant drove a horse to its death and misued another until it is "wind-broken,"* and has stiffened Joints, \>^. 31. Fisher, a Humboldt liverymanj brought suit In district court today against D. C. ElliB to recover ^165. According to the petition Mr. Ellis secured a team from Mr. Fisher on the 27th of July last, to drive into the country to buy stock. The team was valued at $200. Mr. Fisher says that Ellis drove the horses so hard and so neglected to care for them that they became overheated and sick. One of the animals died and the {other, it is claimed, is wind-broken and stiffened in the Joints. Mr. Fisher therefore sues to recover $165. PANAATA BONDS FOR SALE, Bids Will be Receievd for $30,000,000 Until December 4. Washington, Nov. 19—Secretary Cortelsou late today made public announcement that he would receive bids up to the close of business on December 4 next, for $30,000,000 Panama canal bonds or any part thereof to bear 2 per cent interest. The bonds will be dated November 1, 1908, thus making this a new issue and interest will begin as of that date. The bonds, by the terms of the law authorizing their Issue, will be redeemed In gold In ten years from their date and payable In thirty years. As an evidence of good faith the sec- relnry requires each bid to be accom panled by a certified check payable to the secretary of the treasury for 3 per cent of the amount of the hid. NOTED SCOUT COMES TOM MIX, PICTUBESQIE PLAINSMAN! TO VISIT LITE STOVEE. TO BE ELINOR GLYN'S HERO PRINCIPAL CHARACTER IN NOVEL ENTITLED •T'llE PERFECT MAN. A Rough Rider With RooseTrlt's Reg. iment—Ohtingubihed Himself at .Sun Juan HilL TOBACCO FOR PRISONERS. Al Who Wish May Smoks In the Federal Prison. STREET CARS FOR PARSONS. Work Will Begin on the System Within 48 Hours. Parsons. Kas.. Nov. 19.—Cyrus E. .Meade, of Toledo. O., today accepted a franchise to build a local street car system in the city and to put up $25n.0<jn. Mr. Meade and his assocl- in forty-eight hours and have the line •completed In twelve months. The system, when completed, will cost *250,OftO. -Mr. Mead .H and his associates will ask for intenirban fran­ chises'when the.v c^iplete the city system. Tom Mix, one of the few remaining picturesque characters of the plains. Is expected In from Oklahoma City today to spend a few dajs with Lute Stover. Mix has visited here a number of times and many lolans will ro- member tis striking appearance. He was formerly quarry foreman for the Hunt Engineering company at Independence, and was employed with the company during the construction of the Dixie plant at South Pittsburg, iTenn. A dispatch says: Bartlesvllle, Okla.. .\'ov. 19.—Tom Mix. one of the best known cow punchers In the United States. Is In Bartlesvllle as the guest of Bfessrs. Nip and John Vann. but will .leave for lola. Kas.. this morning. Mix has been touring the country this season with the 101 ranch shows and will spend the winter In lola. Ho is the man who killed one and captured the other of the famnuH Shnup brothers, the Mexican outlaws, being a deputy of Pat uarrlson. After killing one of the men, he shot and woundcdi the other, and himself badly hurt, lay for two days guarding his prisoner until a blind of cowboys found him. He was taken to tl-.e hospital In White Oak, N. M.. where he lay for sijVcral weeks. Mix was a cowboy on the ranch owned by President Roosevelt, in North Dakota, and was one of the Rough Riders In the Roosevelt regiment and distinguished himself al San Juan Hill. He has photographs taken In company with the president. Mix is to he the ^cro In a new novel to be entitled "The Perfect Man." This is to be written by Elinor Glyn. and will be placed on sale within a few months. Mix being selected from a large number of cowboys as th»* most perfect specimen of manhood that came under the obseniatlon of the famons novelist. He was a deputy TTnited States marshal in Indian Territory and New Mexico and In this rapacity has distinguished himself as he also did as a scout and cattle roper. P. 0. BIDS OPENED Deiter A Wenzel. of Wichita, Had the Lowest Bid.—Contract Not Yet Allowed, . The bids for the construction of lola's new federal building were opened Monday in the office of the government's supervising architect and have now been made public. The Deiter & Wenxel Construction company, of Wichita, was the lowest bidder, but .his does not necessarily mean that IMK company will be awarded the contract. Each contract will be gone over separately by the engineers and the contractor which has the lowest bid which Is consistent with first- class material and flrst-claas workmanship will be awarded the contract. The contract will probably not be let before some lima next week. The following is a list of the bids opened: Deiter & Wenzel Constmctlon com- oany of Wichita, $50,$o9: Northwestern Construction company, of Wape- •on, N. D., $54,997; Wucster Contracting compan.v. of Wichita, $50,750; Par son &- Kline, of Omaha, $32,332; Carl .. Nielson, of Kansas City, $53,870; „. A. Daly of Nevada. Mo.. $50,571. and J. H. Stone, of Kansas City, $52, 656. Acauitted of Murder Charge. Parsons. Kas., Nov. 19.—Police Officer J. W. Williamson, of this city, chained with murder, was acquitted this afternoon by a Jury that was out twenty-four hours. Williamson killed Mat Matthews, a colored man. for resisting arrest on August 30. The officer pjesded self defense. MattheWs was « bad character. To Come Fram Ft. acott. •"•int. Bowen has received Information from lola. where a teacher*' conference has been arranged for Thanks dvinc day, ontUala# the psovrainme. A pofflber of promfaMat edneitor* ar* to speak. Prat'Vincent of the Uai- ivarsitr of Chieaoo, i* one of tka gpaakers. A Jtmber local taadi. WROTE ROOSEVELT CHINESE OFFICIAL ASKS FOR SYM PATHY FOR EMPIRE. LEHERS TO ALL POWERS TELL OF RECENT CRISIS AND HOW IT IVAS MET. MIsHhe Is Sent in Name nf Pu Yi, Infant Emjierur of Empire. TAFT MAY GO TO CUBA. Thq Inauguration of the New Government Interests President-Elect. Hot Springs. Va.. Nov. in.—Prpsl- dpu-telect Taft reached tiere this morning. Mr.s. Taft met her husband at the station. There was an express, ion of disappnintment on Sir. Taft's countenance wh^-n he viewed the golf links In their coat of snow. Mr. Taft said today that while be would like much to go to Cuba this winter to witness the relinquishment of American rule, and the Inauguration of the new Cuban government, he was nitt at all certain of his ability to <IO HO. No definite plans, he added, had been made for the trip, and in tact the decision to go had not been made. It may he stated, howpver that should the president-elect find his engagements such that he can spare the time he will make the Cuban trip as he repeatedly expressed a keen Interest in Cuba and Its affairs, and besides, feels a (lersonal responsibility for the new administration. Body to Mildred, The Infant child of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Lamunyon died at the home, 418 North Jefferson avenue yesterday. The body was shipped to .Mildred. Kansas, where the funeral services and interment will be made. TO STATE PRISON PETER VANYLISSINGEN TO SERVE TERM FOR FORGERY. Officers Feared He Might Attempt Suicide If Left la County JaiL Chicago. Nov. 19.— Peter Van Vlls- singen. the prominent re^l estate deal er 4 !.nd self-coofessed forger to the amoaal of more than seven hundred thousand dollars, wss .uken to the stats prison at Jollet tolday. I^r that thr, disgraced financier might attempt svldde was given aa the reason for his removal from tlto eoontr Jail at. an Mrlier date than had been, expected. -, , Atshiaon Taklnf Dfpoaitiaiia. XvB; AtcMMW i« la TflW Center ^ t «|tertiddasiapaalttonBia Peking. Nov. ly.—Prince ' Ghlng, president of the board of foreign affairs, has forwarded direct to President Roosevelt a personal letter In the name of Pu Vi. the infant Emperor of China, setting forth the crisis through which the throne has passed during the last week. Similar letters have been sent to nil powers friendly to China. The coniniunicationo make an appeal for sympathy for and an nn- derstnndlng of the new rulers of China, and emphasizes the efficiency with which the events of the past week have been conducted. ' A result of the Boxer rebellion of 1900 when the foreign legations In Pekiu were In great danger, was the Cfltabiisbment of military guards. The aggregate strength of the guards of the various nations amounts to 2,400 men. It was recalled today that when the Boxer troubles were agitating China In 1900 and the feeling against foreigners especially was at a hUh pitch thp American government was Inclined to think the movement was largely local In character, ami the live southeni prAvinccs were at peace. No disturtmnces occurred In those populous provinces, the. viceroys being able to protect the foreigners within their borders. Reference Is made to this Incident in support of the argument that any uprising that might occur locally In north- em China would not have any national significance and would not necessarily have any general following because of the loyalty of the victroya in the southern provinces. ooooooooooooopooo O ADDITIONAL SHORT STORIES O O OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO. Not Until Spring. At the meeting of the council to- nlghf'lt may be decided to abandon tbe paving of East Jackson. It is. believed by some that the tarvia will not work, well during the cold weather. • Sent by M.-s. Miles. Mrs. Frank Smith, of .=li)7 North street, has received from Mrs. Ellen Miles a 20 pound box of raisins and a beautiful boquet of flowers, sent from Hanford, Calif. Mrs. Miles went to California several weeks ago. May Be Jimmy Fricic The Joplin Herald, speaking of the possible managers of the Oklahoma City team, next season says: Next season's manager for the Mets has not been selected. Two or three good ones are in sight. Jack McConnell, it is said, will not be considered in the Job. Iwirry Milton, who did good managerial service for AVcbb City last year. Is somewhat favored, and Jimmy Frick, who has been playing third - • - ' the base for Toronto, Canada, for past two years. Is possible. Ho Is under contract to play next season In tbe Toronto team but will try to purchase his release. Frick is' wintering here now aPd has a farm in the Wichita countr.v. Whatever final arrangements are made it is ccrtaic that Oklahoma City will be a part ot an excellent baseball circuit next sea son. HE STROCK COLLINS ATTORNEY BARNES TOOK PUNCH AT POLICE JUDGE THIS P. M. THE JUDGE DIDN'T HIT BACK SAID IT WAS NOT IN KEEP»« WITH HIS POSITION TO FIGHT. Tronhle Over Dr. McGraw Cases—' Barnes Intimated Polke Conrt Not Court of Jnstice. BACK HOME TO LIVE IT DOWN. A St. Louis Bank Cashier Out of Prison Today. iyeavenworth. Kas., Nov. 19.—Chas. F. Grotefend. at one time a hanker, was released from the federal prison at 8 o'clock this- morning, and forty minutes later he left on a Missouri Pacific train for his old home in St. l»uis. No relative or friend was here to escort him tome, and he departed dressed in a prison suit and traveled on a eonvict discharge ticket fumish- pd by the government. Grotefend expects to Join his wife in St. Ivouls. So far as known no ejn- ployment has been secured for him. and ho has no definite plans for the future. Grotefend was asked about bin plans and replied: "I will go hack to St. Louis and try and live down ray past life and m.ikn pond in the future." Grotefend was convicted of jfoibn- zllng $3,000. THIS IS OLIVE TREE.S' OFF YEAR. The Crop In Greece for 19«W Hardly Large Enough for Home Demand. W:i.»:hinsion, Nfv. —The olive crop in Greece for rhc season of 1908 was very suipi!. belnw iiardly large enough to supply th«> home demand, says the American consul. Edward I. .Nathan of Patras In a rp )K )rt. While there will lie no part of the 19 (i« crop ^ivallulile for exiiort large quantities ;)f the last year 's crop »(|ll remains on hand and ni :iy he used for export. The nmall yield In I9(»8. says the consul. \» due to the nature nf the olIvC trees, which hvvv in i|ii:inilty only In Hiternale yoara. McDowell Gone Home. Ralph McDowell has returned from a .vl .-ilt at fo 'n. Kas. He lirought a bird dog homo wlt'^ him and expects to get a few qiinll before the season closes.—Bartlesvllle Enterprise. AGAINST MRS. READ CASE GROWING OCT OF DENVER DYNAMITING IS FILED. Defesdant Tried to Blackmail a Prom. Ineat Banker's .Wile-Attempted Robbery. Denver. Colo., .Nov. 19.— information charging Mrs. Allen F. Read with assault with intent to commit robbery and assault with intent to do great bodily Injury in tbe alleged attempt made by her to blackmail Mrs. Genevieve Chandler Pblpps, was filed In the crimlnn: court today by District Attorney Oeorgo dtiagcr. Mrs. Phipps Is the complaining witness in the roh- bfry case and detective J. P. McDonald in. the case of attempted dynamitic. - A New Feature. A new feature has been adopted by Agent Ctioper, of the Missouri Pacific. In this city. Wlien a lady who Is to travel unaccompanied purchases r ticket here, if it Is necessary for he to change to another road or train at any of the large cities, tbe general IMKsenger agent Is wirod to meet her at the train and assist her In the trans fer. This does away with much of the trouble of traveling and Is greatly appreciated by the ladles.—Fort Scott Republican. We have iniitallcd a complete tailoring department and-h^Ve a full and complete line nf the latcst sanvples for suits and overcoats. Dont fall to see them at prices that are right. Any suit bought of Bright & Co. ^-ili be kept in repair and pressed free of charge whether you pay $5.00 or $25. I .Mr. DeCIute has had a wide exper- IJencc in the tailoring line and will guarantee a perfect fit. Come fo Bright & Co.'.s for your suit or over- Icoat. To Channte. .Mrs. MIlie Thompson. 411 South Street. left )nst night for Chanule. where she will enter a hospital for treatment. Mrs. Thompson has fceen seriously ill for several weeks. Miss Preston Home. Mi.ss Sarah Preston who has been visiting friends and relatives In this city and Bartlesvllle. for the pa.st week, loft today for her hothe near lola.—Independence Reporter. Dismiss One Case. The voung boy named Wallace, charged with robbing the Republican office, was today returned to the reformatory where l;e was formerly detained. The case -igainst Bourdette has been dropped as it developed, he w»s lint a party to the crlme.-^Ft. Icott Tribune. 1 Business picked up In the pugilistic line in lola this afternoon when Attorney J. 1>. Barnes took a punch at Judge Collins on West HBdison street. The bout was pulled off according to the rules of BlackstiAe and not the Marquis of Queensbury rules. It was entirely informal and was witnessed by a very select audience. One would expect that the fatalities would have been greater for the reason that Barnes Is red headed and Judge Collins was raised in Tennessee where fighting is anything but a lost art The trouble, one might also think, would decide the lightweight championship in legal circles In lola, but .ludgc Collins says he made no offer to strike back. Moreover, Barnes is not In training and Is a little over weight. The affair had no more than occurred when the sporting editor of the Register thoucht he scented blood and proceeded to get busy, A bystander was found who claimed to have had no money hot on either man and he gave this version of it; The trouble seems to have origin- Rted over the trial of Dr. McOranr before Judge Collins on the charge of selling Intoxicating liquors. According to the story told a reporter by the by-8tander and witnesses to the "fray" Judge Collins said that the city had a case against Henry Garner, one of tbe witnesses in the McOraw case, on the charge of perjury. Collins also Intimated, so the eye witness saya. that Barnes, who was MtiGraw's attorney, had "fixed" the witnesses. To Collin.'s's remark that he had a perjury ca.se against Garner, Barnes is said to have answered: "You have no case against Gamer. Man. don't you know that you can't convict another of perjury only In a court of justice?" "What! Do you mean to say that I don't conduct a conrt of Justice?" returned Collins. laying down the books he was carrying in his arma^ About this time the lie waa passed and Barnes shot an uppercut at Collins, striking him on the side of the head. Collins then. It is said, picked up tis books and walked away, saying that a man of his position dare not fight, on the public highway, besides he had promised his wife that ho would not fight. The affair occurred at the foot of the stairway which leads to Barnes's ioflice over the Wreckage Sale store on West Madison street. •Both Coi'ins an(J Barnes have been arrested for peace disturbance. FRIGHTENS AT AOTO llliiiitratfid snnus by Mrs. Kdna KeKh-Sfir^ey and .Mr. Allen ;'t Majestic liiiilKiit. Tonmrrnw aflernnon and evening. Kiitlre change of plc- iuroA today. Warren to Washington, O. C. Fred Warren, the Appeal tn Reason editor, who Is under Indictment here In ITnlfed States court, has gone to Washington, D. C.. to gather data , regarding the Appeal's charge that jTaft sold out the .'hillpplnes to the Komsn helrachy. A writer for the Appeal who was here today stated that In the recent campaign the Republican national committee purcha;4cd 50.000 copies' of the Appeal's big attack a?alnst Taft. and gave them to t)emocratlc Catholics in Brooklyn. The move is believed to have cost Bryan many voles in this manner.— —Ft. Scott Tribune. Prather Funeral. FHineral services over the remains of Marshall Prather who died at his home in I.iaHarpe Tuesday were conducted from the Presbyterian church of that city at 1 o'clock yestreday afternoon. Interment was made In the LaHarpe cemetery. Hackler Baby Dead. Helen, the infant daughter of Mr. and .Mrs. W. M. Hackler. died at the familiy home 229 North Taylor street In Gas City yesterday morning. Death was caused by an acute attack of stomach trouble. The .body was shipi- ped this morning to Walnut, Kansas, where the funeral services and interment will be held. Prof. Berry is III. Prof. B. V. Berry, physical dlroctor of the Y. M. C. A., is suffering with an attack of iagrippe • and ia unable to attend to his Work in the association. Went Hunting. C. 8. Carle. Prank Delp. and J. T. H«rt and Ur. Wtaodmff left this lllorBlngi on a: haUaK - expedition ftaroosh Woodson-oonatr. . \ ' :»e«lfter-.want, Team Runs Off Injuring Mr. and Mrs. Bsxiey.—Auto and Driver Unknown. Mr. and Mrs. George Baxley and thoir nine-ycar-old son, who live three and one-half miles southwest of the city, met with a serious accident alwut S, o'clock last Evening on their return home from a day's shopping in this city. While driving along the main street of Bassett they were met by a large red touring car at which the team became frightened and began running. The team ran west to the end of the street where the road rakes a sharp turn into the main road leading to Humboldt, i In 'making this turn the surTey was up- set'and all the members of the family were thrown to the ground. Mrs. Baxley sustained a broken rib and a badly sprained hip. Mr. ^xley suffered severe bruises about the head and shoulders while the son escaped uninjured. The ambulance was called and Mrs. Baxley was taken home where her injuries received the attention of a physician. • The run-awat^^team was stopped about three miles south of the city bv farmers who had the roadway all blocked with a load of hay. The horses were uninjured but the snrrey wa» «compIetely demolished. Mrs. Baxley sUted last evening that' th /s was the fourth time the team had ran away with some member of the fam< lly; It was erroneously stated in the morning paper that the team became frightened at a Buick car drlTsn by Dr. MltcfaeU of this citv. At the time tbe accident occnrred Dr. Mitchell statea that he was in the city of XA- Harpe in answer to a call fnmi^a patient living in. that city and that at no time dnrtnff yvsterday I aftamooa or evening was he on any road leading soudi from this city. I Dr. Hit. ehell'a car is a amaU white Buick vm Mr. Bazler statea poeitivelr that th* ^ .irtilch frdMeiie^ ale f««m'w«i.« juse red^eaK : .i./-''V '-|_",".

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