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Passes Away at His Home In
Otlca, N. Y.p Following a
I Long Illness.
FAMILY PRESENT AT THE END
mica, N. Y., Oct. 31.—After a long
fllnen Vice President Jamea School
craft Sherman died at his home in
this city of uremic poison caused by
Mr. Sherman was unconscious when
the end came and had been in that
condition for hours.
All the members of the immediate
family were witnesses to the final
scene. In addition to Mrs. Sherman
there were in the death chamber their
three sons, Sherrill, Richard U., and
Thomas N. Sherman, and their re
spective wives R. M. and Sanford
Sherman, brothers pf Mr. Sherman,
and Mrs. L. B. Moore and Mrs. H. J.
Cookinham, sisters of Mr. Sherman.
Soon after Mr. Sherman's death Dr.
Fayette H. Peck, the attending physi
cian, issued the following statement:
"The vice president died without
regaining consciousness for a moment.
He was perfectly quiet. He died in a
uresnlc coma as a result of Bright's
disease, heart disease and arterio
Whole City Mourns His Death.
The announcement of\he vice-presi
dent's death spread quickly through
the city. Universal sorrow was ex
pressed and immediate steps were
taken for the proper recognition ot
the sorrowful event. Mr. Sherman was
regarded as the first citizen of the
city and all differences growing out
of politics died with him.
The mayor gave out a statement
voicing the general grief and the big
bell at the city hall, as well as many
church bells, tolled out the doleful
news, to the public.
Mr. Sherman's rapid decline in
tiealth dates from Aug. 21, when he
-was formally notified of his nomina
tion as vice president, according to Dr.
Peck. He was warned that the exer
tion incident to the ceremonies might
nave an ill effect, but insisted that the
program as arranged be carried out
"You may know all about medicine,'
Mr. Sherman told his physician when
be urged him to arrange for a brief
and formal notification, "but you don't
know about politics."
BRIEF SKETCH OF CAREER
Vice Preaident Sherman Lived In
Utica All Hia Life.
Utica, N. Y., Oct. 31.—In this coun
try it Is rather unusual for a man of
national prominence, professional,
business and political life, to have
lived his entire life and to have cre
ated his entire career in the town
where he was born. That was the ex
perience of JameB Schoolcraft Sher
man, vice president of the United
States, who has just passed away.
Mr. Sherman was born in Utica,
Oct. 24, 1855, the son of General Rich
ard U. Sherman, and with the excep
tion of short periods when he was
away at college he had lived there
Mr. Sherman's political career be
gan in 1884, when he was elected
mayor of Utica. For two years he
cerved as chief magistrate of his na
tive town and then retired from poli
tics until 1887, when he was elected
to congress from the Twenty-third
district, of which Utica is the prin
cipal city. He served until the end of
1891 and then retired for two years,
when he was again returned and
aerved until 1909.
In 1908 Mr. Sherman was nominated
for vice president on the ticket with
President Taft and was elected
MESSAGE TO UNITED STATES
New President of Cuba Says Her Peo
ple Are Law Abiding.
New York, Nov. 3.—General Mario
Menocal, who was elected to the presi
dency of Cuba on the Conservative
ticket, cabled the following statement
to the people of the United States:
"My own success is nothing in com
parison to Cuba's demonstration of
her ability to hold law abiding elec
tions in which her disapproval of cor
rupt government was thoroughly es
tablished. We feel and will sdon
prove that we are Worthy of that con
fidence which the people of the United
States and the outside world once
placed in us."
Liner* Must Dock in Daylight.
New York, Nov. 3.—There is to be
•o more docking of ocean liners at
night. The health officer of the port
of New York, after a painstaking in*
vesthjatlon, baa decided that the prop
er examination of passengers la im
possible by artificial light and he rules
that no examinations will be
hereafter except by daylight
er Lies In an Unconscious
JAMES S. SHERMAN.
Vice President Dice
at His Utica Home
WOMAN CONFESSES MURDER
Suspect Declares Husband Killed Miss
Sophia Singer at Chicago.
Chicago, Nov. 2.—Confession of the
murder of Miss Sophia G. Singer, the
Baltimore heiress who eloped to Chi
cago with William R. Worthen and
was killed on the day before she was
to have been married, was reported by
the police to have been obtained from
Mrs. Lillian Beatrice Conway, who,
with Charles N. Conway, the circus
clown and high diver, was brought
here from Lima, O.
"She has owned up to the murder,"
•aid the police official who announced
the confession, "but says she had lit
tle to do with it.
"8he says that Conway knocked the
9inger girl down with an improvised
billy made with a door knob in a hand
kerchief and with a shoe lace- as a
handle, with the intention of robbing
"We thought she had more than she
did," continued the official's account
of the woman's story. "Charlie did it.
All I did was to throw the blanket
over\her when we left. I don't think
•he was dead.'
SIX NUNS AND TWO
CHILDREN ARE DEAD
Perish When Fire Oestorys
Ban Antonio, Tex., Oct. 31.—In an
early morning fire which destroyed
St John's orphan asylum six nuns
and two children were burned to death
sr killed by jumping from windows.
The fire was first discovered at 4:30.
It spread so rapidly that many of the
children were cut off from the fire
escapes. There was a wild rush for
the stairways and windows and the
sisters heroically rallied in an effort
to save their charges!
Mother Mary of the Cross, the sister
superior, died at her post in an at
tempt to resctie the children.
BECKER SENTENCED TO DEATH
Execution Will Be Stayed by Notice
New York, Oct. 31.—Charles Becker,
the former police lieutenant convicted
of procuring the murder of the gam
bler, Herman Rosenthal, was sen
tenced to die in the electric chair at
Sing Sing during the week of Dec 9.
The sentence was pronounced by Jus
Becker's execution will be stayed,
however, by a notice of appeal from
the verdict of the jury, soon to be
filed by his counsel. The appeal may
take a year to determine.
He was delivered into the custody
of Sheriff Harburger, who at once left
with him for Sing Sing prison, where
the convicted man will be confined,
until his fate is determined.
Becker heard himself condemned
without any show of emotion other
than the closing of his eyes and the
compression of his lips.
BIG BATTLESHIP LAUNCHED
Mammoth New York Glides Into
Waters of East River.
New York, Oct. 31.—In the pres
ence of William H. Taft and a great
company of invited guests the mam
moth battleship New York, last word
in Uncle Sam's sea fighters, slid into
the waters of the East river from the
Brooklyn navy yard.
Built in the yard by government la
bor, the great fighting machine was
declared by the officials responsible
for her to be the greatest of all bat
tleships, although she Is only 62 per
cent completed, and It will be May,
1914, before she will go Into commis
sion, unless war breaks out in the
meantime and she aac to be rualMt
FINDING A PAWN TICKET.
Sometimes It May Be net ^Walking
Into a Trap.
"While walking through one of the
prominent streets the other day," said
an Innocent looking individual, "I es
pied an important looking piece of pa
per on the sidewalk and. picking it up,
found it to be a pawn ticket for a dia
mond scarfpin which some careless
person had apparently dropped.
"According to the ticket, the pin bad
been pledged several weeks before for
$15. 'How am I to find the owner?'
thought I. 'Shall I take it to the pawn
broker? Porhaos if I do the owiw will
never fee it aa#way. Tn« ptn must
rarely be a good one and doubtless
worth three times the amount for which
It was pledged. Why not appropriate
It to my own use?*
•*The name on the ticket was Brown,
and my conscience was relieved when
I found several hundred of that name
in the directory. I soon made up my
mind-and started for the broker's of
fice. I asked to see the pin before re
deeming It. stating that I bad bought
the ticket, and upon the payment of 25
cents was allowed to examine it
"It looked all right to me, although I
am not a qualified judge of diamonds.
m* I a tha nrlnfllrtol of J1K and the
Msnkato Daily Review, Monday October 14, '12
Oreatly Worried Over
Her Husband's Absence
Oeorge Kimble Left Here Week Ago
Today and has not been Heard
Mrs. George Kimble, wife of George
Kimble, manager of tbe Kimble Music
Co., of this city, called both tue local
daily newspaper reporte to her resi
dence this afternoon and reque ted them
to publish a notice stating that her hus
band had left here a week ago this morn
ing for Belle Plaine to which town he
purchased a ticket.' Not bearing from
bim for several days, Airs. Kimble de
inquiries from Conductor Webber, who
was in charge of the train upon which
her husband left tojrn, Conductor Web
ber states that Mr. Kimble when he
boarded tbe train at this city last Mon
day morning gave bim a ticket in lieu
of his fare to Belle Plaine. At Belle
Plaine Mr. Kimble told Mr. Webber
that he had changed hia mind and
would go on to the twin cities.
Mrs. Kimble saye ber husband never
stayed this long away from home with
out writing to her.
Interest of $1.80 and the pin became
"The next day I showed it to an ex
pert, who declared it to be worth far
less than the amount I had paid for it
'It Is a trick of some people,' he
•aid. 'to defraud unwary persons like
yourself. The scheme consists of issu
ing, tickets for spurious pieces of Jew
elry for amounts many times in excess
of their value and dropping them on
the sidewalk In different parts of town
where untUBpeotlng persons might find
them and redeem them, as yon did.
thns yielding a handsome profit to the
perpetrators.' "—Philadelphia Record.
proprietor of the
KIMBLE MUSIC CO.
on October 7th
And Every Effort
Has Proved Unsuc
The above explains itself. Mr. Kimble's disappearance forces us
to take possession of his entire Piano Stock—(in as much as we were
his largest creditors)--and throw it on the market REGARDLES S
O I E S A N E S We are forced into this sale on ac
count of already having to stand a heavy loss and we can not afford
to go to any more expense in having to ship in a lot of piano boxes,
and reshipping these goods back to our factory. Therefore if we can
get cost out of this stock we must be satisfied. This is the largest
stock of Pianos ever displayed in Mankato. Mr. Kimble had several
stores in near by towns- These stores have all been closed and we
have brought these goods to Mankato—in all we have 54 Pianos and
Player Pianos including Kimball, Pool Schaeffer, Netzow-Seger
strom, Schilling Miller Reynolds and many others. Some of these
instruments have been used—some shop worn, but the greater num
ber are brand new.
We can fit you out in every way.
PRICE, TERMS, STYLEOF CASEAND FINISH
This will be the Opportunity of Your Life
To purchase a high Grade Piano at such a sacrifice. We expect
to throw our doors open for this sale on Saturday, November 2nd,
8:30 o'clock A. M. LET S S E S That you come early and
make your selection before the stock has been picked over. We will
be here for a short time only because the great sacrifice in prices
which we will make will clean this stock out in 10 days. First come
first served. Absolutely no pianos held back every thing must go!
Stool and Scarf Free With Each Purchase
Your Credit is Good With Us
RAILROAD FARES REFUNDED To purchasers living
within 50 miles of Mankato. Store open evenings.
Remember sale starts Saturday morning, No
vember 2nd, at 8:30 at 122 South Front Street.
W. W. KIMBAL CO.
The Old Kimble Music Stand.
ED. PETERS, Factory Representative.
Phone Citizen 8**. N. W. Phone 553.
Mankato Daily Free Kress, Monday Oct. 14. '12
George Kimble, ilusic
flan is Among Hissing
Feared that He baa Been Taken III
in the Cities Left Here a
Week Ago Today.
Much concern is felt by his family
over the mysterious disappearance of
George Kimble, proprietor of the Kim
ball music store, 122 South Front street.
Mr. Kimble left here a week ago to
day for Belle Plaine, where be expected
to transact some business. He pur
chased a ticket for that city and board
ed the train on the Omaha road which
leaves here at 7:35 a. m. He did not
leave the train at Belle Plaine and paid
a cash fare to Conductor Webber for
tbe twin cities. It is not known wheth
er Mr. Kimble left tbe train at St. Paul
or Minneapolis. However, no trace of
him has been obtained since hie arrival
in the twin cities.
Mr. Kimble is a member of tbe Elks
lodge and is a man who has alwaya at
tended strictly to business. Efforts
will be made to trace bim.
Owing to the effects of chore Hnee
and other lnflnencee which are more or
lees obscure it la very difficult to ac
count for the peculiarities exhibited by
tidal waves in various pacta of the
Interfering waves cause once a day
tides at Tahiti and in some other
places, while on the other hand in the
harbors back of the Isle of Wight and
in the Tay in Scotland there are three
tides in a day. Tbe latter have been
ascribed to overrides, produced by the
modification of tidal waves running
ashore and resembling the overtones of
musical sounds.—New York Sun.