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Northwest Storm Claims Sev
eral More Victims Who Are
Caught in the Blizzard
DEATHS IN SEVERAL STATES
Storm Claims Live* of Residents of
North Dakota, Minnesota and Mich
igan— Hill's Road 8ends Relief
From Grand Forks—8oo Line Again
Snowed Up.
Minneapolis, Jan. 25.—'Reports from
the blizzard sections of the northwest
bring reports «1 deaths from freezing,
the victims being people who were
caught out in the storm or attempted
to travel. In addition to the three
deaths reported from Winnipeg yester
day, word is received from Ellendale,
N. D., that Carl Krause, a young man
who was lost in the big storm of the
19th, was foundJ in a large drift not
more than five feet from the road.
At the coroner's inquest it was
shown conclusively that his death was
not entirely due to the cold, as was at
first supposed but in part to a blow
on the bead, which made him uncon
scious.
•or richer, than we were before we paid
/Young Krause started from Ellen
dale for home with a horse and light
sleigh. When within a few miles of
home the sleigh evidently became fast
in a large drift, and having found his
efforts to release it futile, he .unhitched
his horse and attempted to ride its
back the rest of the way. After this
nothing definite can be learned of his
actions, except that be crawled till he
encountered the drift in which he died.
At Walker, Minn., Maggie Smith, an
Indian woman known on the reserva
tion as "Mink ©ye," was found frozen
to death near the old agency, about
three miles from Walker.
At Whitehall, Wis., Mrs. Rose Samp
eon, of Blair, on learning of her father's
eerlous illness, started to walk to his
home to attend him. Her frozen body
was found about a mile from her fath
er's home. Her father died also. The
tunerals of both will be held today.
Hill Sends Relief.
Grand Forks, N. D., Jan. 25.—Com
plying with the request of the Com
mercial club, a special passenger train
of five express cars and coach left heffc
late yesterday for points west and
north from which appeals for provis
ions have come. The train was load
ed with provisions most needed, and
•rill fee run as far west ajs Granville,
Last night's storm was one of the
worst of the winter and traffic has
been suspended up to noon. From
Crary It is announced that three dead
engines are on the main line and that
no trains have been thru there in three
days.
President Hill and General Superin
tendent Ward took the matter up with
the Jobbers and members with the re
sult that the train was sent out Just as
soon as it could be loaded.
Among the towns to be supplied are
Wolford, Knox, Park River, Sarles, Ed
more, Crary, Devils Lake, Lakota, Pe
tersburg, Niagara, Loyon and OJata.
Food supplies are dangerously low in
these and many other places. Some are
without staple groceries.. ...
:Zoo Line Again Tied Up.
Minneapolis, Jan. 25. Surrendering
temporarily to the snow blockade, the
Soo Line has abandoned traffic on its.
main line between Glenwood and
Pasqua, Sask., a distance of r00 miles.
Yesterday, on the advice of General
Superintendent Oeorge R. Huntington,
who is at Enderlin, N. D., where he
is attempting to clear the line, coast
traffic was handled oyer the Winnepeg
branch and the Canadian Pacific. The
main line between Glen wood and
Pasqua is snowbound, having been vis
ited with another -heavy storm Wed
nesday, according to reports received
at the Soo Line offices. It is expected
to resume main line traffic In two or
three days.
The tie-up takes two dally passen
ger trains off and leaves the people
along the line without mail or a chance
to get out. The time by way of Win
nipeg is about the same, and the Soo
Line feels particularly gratified in hav
ing this outlet for its west-bound
travelers.
RHODES.
January 24.—Mrs. R. E. Gray, and
Mrs.' E. F. Bishop were Marshalltown
callers Thursday.
Mr. and Mrs. McCorkle are visiting
relatives here among the families of
Charles Wallace, Francis and Elder.
Mr. McCorkle will be well remembered
by the older residents of this place as
pastor of the M. P. church gome years
ago. Mr. McCorkle is Just recovering
from a serious illness.
Mrs. W. C. Phillips and family en
joyed a visit of a few days from her
father, Mr. R. E. Miller, of Bryant, S.
D. Mr. Miller has been in Missouri
for the past two weeks, and stopped off
here on his way home. He left Tues
day for a few days' visit among rela
tives at Hartley.
Mr. and Mrs. Kerschat, of Baxter,
visited at the homes of W. C. and
Charles Nirks Saturday and Sunday.
Mr. and Mrs. John Jackson came Fri
day from Arkansas. Saturday they
went to Collins, accompanied by Mrs.
Kitchell, at whose home they will re
main this winter.
Harry Neff, Henry Buck, Charles
Hulberry and Pester, went to Chicago
Tuesday with cattle.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Armstrong en
tertained a company of friends at a
party at their home Monday evening.
An enjoyable time is reported by all
who attended. Refreshments were
served by Mrs. Armstrong.
Charles Jaroleman and Martin Buck
went to Omaha Tuesday.
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Ft. Dodge Will Drop Out of
the Iowa State Base Ball
League
SUTTON DEFEATS MORNINGSIDE
Two Iowa Horses Get the Money On
Eastern Tracks—Jos Gans and Jack
O'Brien Will Fight for' Big Purse in
George Sutton, the Chicago 18-lmcU
balk line billiards champion, retained
his hold on the title at Chicago this
week by defeating Ora Morningstar, of
New York, 500 to 472. Sutton's high
run was 71 and Morningstar's 72.
Morningstar kept dangerously close to
the champion thru most of the race,
but his play was more or less erratic
and 'he lacked the brilliancy of the
time-tried veteran.
It may be of interest to many wes
tern followers of harness racing to
know that the two former Iowa trot
ters, the 5-year-old bay gelding Jack
Ingram, and the bay mare Irene's
Flower, both raced successfully over
Pennsylvania half-mile tracks during
the past season. Jack Ingram wap
bred and trained when a colt by W. O.
Woods, of Malcolm, who owns his sire,
Senator W. 2:16%, and this season the
gelding acquired a record of 2:22% in
the fifth heat of a winning race. Irene's
Flower, formerly owned by I. L. Sears,
the well known Davenport harness
horse fancier, reduced her record to
2:15%.
Joe Gains and "Philadelphia Jack"
O'Brien will meet in Nevada probably
at Tonopah, for the largest purse yet
offered in this country. It is said the
purse as originally made up is for $45.
000, but it may later be increased to
$50,000. Because of this match Gans
turned down an offer to take one end
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Nevada—New Ski Jumping Record—
Central League Meeting.
The McBride & Will
It is now an assured fact that Fort
Dodge will not retain its franchise in
the Iowa State League, for this seas- pared but the season will be shortened
on. An effort to raise the money need-1 from 154 to 140 games. The circuit re
ed to finance the team has been un-1
!?al.n3
Titttea-^eimhEemfc IHatsftalTtttttm, Warn, gauiwieg 25 1907
of a six-round bout in Philadelphia for
a purse of $11,000.
Lajole, the famous second baseman of
Lajole, the famous second baseman of
the Cleveland club, was sporting editor
for one day of one at the best known
of his home city's paper. "Larry"
made all the assignments, contributed
a column of his own, choose the "art"
and finally "made up" the pages.
Ole Feiring of Duluth this week
broke the American record for
long distance ski jumping by covering
112 feet. The former record, estab
lished by Gust&ve Bye, also of Duluth,
was 106 feet.
George Sutton and JacK Schaefer
have been matched at 18-1 balk line
billiards. The match is to be played
at Orchestra hall, Chicago, March 11.
Schaefer challenged Sutton about ten
days ago and put up a forfeit of $250
which has been covered.
The Central Base Ball League held
Its annual meeting at Toledo, O., this
week. A schedule has not been pre-
the 84016
.• 'limit was increased. Dr. F. Carson,
successful, and Fort Dodge will drop.of South Bend, Ind., was re-elected
out. Acting on the presumption that
the money would be lacking the Fort
Dodge association has been quietly dis
posing of its last •season's players so
that It now has only two or three
members of its old team under con
tract. Boyle knew what was coming
and for that reason Ihe went to Wat
erloo to become Its base ball leader.
president,
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Purcell and A. L. Schuyler are the ex
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manager, and are considering several
applications.
Andrew Carnegie has given Yale a
new swimming pool, costing 140,000.
The campaign for the donation was
carried on by Ogden Mills Reid, cap
tain of the Yale water polo team and
son of Whitelaw Reld, and Edward
Thompson, the Yale graduate athletic
business manager.
President J. D. O'Brien of the Ameri
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He threw a broad band of light upon
the carpet and, keeping carefully with
in this path, approached the door, felt
for the electric button and switched
on the lights.
Half blinded for an Instant, we stood
•taring at each other, at the floor,
"For God's sake!" gasped Simmonds,
mopping the sweat from his face.
"What Is It?"
"Ifs a snake," sold Godfrey tersely,
"the deadliest In the world. If you
don't believe me look yonder!" And he
pointed to the huddled mass on tbe
floor.
one."
"I thought you said Cecily took that
one with her."
"So she did—wait I didn't see It
She had a cover over the cage."
Godfrey's face paled suddenly.
"Good God!" he murmured.
A giddiness seised me. I clutched at
a cbair for support
It hod been no accident. She bad
fe&JEs-Fe behind to areaae her-and
The
MARATHON MYSTERY
CHAPTER XXXII
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A Story of Manhattan
By BURTON E. STEVENSON
Author of "Th# Holladay Case1*
Copyright, 1904, by Henry Holt and Company.
through me
yet to recall the awful
borror of that instant The
UBsl fer-de-lance—death in a few
heart beats, and such a death! A death
that melt:* a man Into an abomination!
For a moment none of us dared move,
scarcely dared breathe, and I saw the
band of light from Simmonds' lantern
waving uncertainly across the floor,
the walls, tbe celling—evidently poor
Simmonds did not understand the ex
act nature of the danger, but only that
It was a terrible one. I had a mad Im
pulse to jump, shrieking, for the door,
and should probably have done It had
that quivering silence endured a mo
ment longer.
"Simmonds, give me your lantern,"
said Godfrey, with an admirable calm
ness. "Lester, have your cane ready."
I did not look I was afraid to I had 'over *nd picked up-the necklace,
already seen too much. I was grateful "I was sure we should find It here,"
when Godfrey jerked down a curtain be said. "But look at it Isn't it lieau
and threw it over the body. Then he tiful?"
gave Simmonds tbe lantern and closed, It was more than that—it was su
the door, which we bad left open when perb not dead white now, but warm,
we entered. full of life. Was it tbe salt bath, or
"Now," he continued sharply, "there's was it that the cloud had been remov
no use in giving way to our nerves, ed forever from its owner's life? As
We're in no dauger, but that snake is I looked at it there seemed to be
hid around here somewhere and the something unearthly in its beauty. It'
first thing for us to do is to find It seemed to be rejoicing.
Were there two snakes, Lester?" "The snake bit him probably," add-1
"No," I answered, as articulately as Godfrey thoughtfully, "as he thrust
I could, "I think not. I never saw but the necklace under the pillow. It was
a fitting punishment."
"It was greater than he deserved," I
protested hoarsely. "He was not tbe
man to meet a death like that"
"A man! He was a vampire!" said
wliat a vengeabcO! Shehadnot laugh
ed and forgotten!
Then in a flash I understood that last
strange scene—the change in Cecily as
she stood watching us from the deck
of the receding boat, the pressing
against the rail, the frantic effort to
shout a message to Tremaine. She
hud relented, she did not wish to kill
him, she loved him yet! But of that
warning he had caught only a single
word.
"Tfye bed!" I cried. "The bed!"
"Right!" agreed Godfrey Incisively,
and walked to the bedroom door. In
an Instant tbe Inner room was ablaze
with light. He armed himself with
one of Tremaine'* canes, and together
we approached the bed.
"Ready, now," be said, and with a
sudden movement stripped back the
covers. But there was nothing under
them.
"The pillow, perhaps," he said, and
turned it over.
There was a quick movement, a soft
hissing, a vicious head raised itself,
two eyes of orange fire glared at'us.
I heard the swish of Godfrey's cane,
and the head felL Fe-Fe would work
no more evil.
And then as I looked more closely at
the coils I perceived something else
there something bright, iridescent,
glowing.
Godfrey lifted the mangled body with
the end of his cane and threw It into
the middle of tbe bed. Tben be bent
Godfrey sternly. "He lived on tbe
lives of others. Don't let your senti
taeBtattsm blind you, Lester."
"(Hi, you didtit know him!" I cried.
A bot resentment of fate was sweep
over me. I tmUmi ttat towa at
the bottom of liny' heart, I liafl ~nevef
really believed in Tremalne's guilt
Even now I hardly believed In It.
Godfrey turned to Simmonds, who
stood contemplating tbe scene with
staring eyes, bis lantern still open In
his hand.
"It's bard luck, Simmonds," be said.
"You're not going to get the glory,
after all. But who could have fore
seen a thing like this?'
Simmonds opened his month and
shut it again without uttering a sound.
"You'd better notify the coroner,"
continued Godfrey, "and, I suppose, to
be strictly regular, I'll have to turn
this necklace over to you for the night.
Guard It well, Simmonds. If worth
a hundred thousand dollars."
"I heard the ttcish of Godfrey's cant.
"What!" stammered Simmonds. la
it the—the—the"-^
"Yes, it's the Delroy necklace. You'll
have to go with us to Babylon In tbe
morning to attend the inquest. I fan
cy there'll be something of a sensation
when we produce tbe necklace there—
eh, Lester?" And he laughed a grim
little laugh of anticipatory triumph.
1
Then be glanced at bis watch.
"I must be going," he said. "I've
got to Are this story down to the of
fice. What a scoop It will be! Till
tomorrow, gentlemen."
I beard bis footsteps die out along
tbe ball then a sodden boner of tbe
plaee seised me, deadly loathing, and
I groped my way blindly Cram tbe
room.
Baal
Logic ef an Adapted Child.
Twitted by a playmate about being/ ..
an adopted cbttd, a Hartfoed girl re^
torted as follows, according to a Win
sted (Conn.) special to tbe New York
World: "X don't care. My papa and
mamma picked me out Tours bad tn
take you lost as you cam*."
PEOPLE WE KNOW.
Thay Are Marshalltown People^ and
What They day is of Local Inter*
eat,
When an incident like the following
occurs rlgbt here at home, It is bound'
to carry weight with our readers. 8o|
many strange occurrences go tbo|
rounds of the press ar* published as"
facts, people become skeptical. On
one subject skepticism Is rapidly dis
appearing. This due to tbe actual
experience of our cltlseas, and MmIf
public utterances retarding them.
Thevdouhter must doubt no mors to
the face of such evidence as this. The
public statement of a reputi&le citi
zen living right at horns, one wbotn
you can see every day, leateo no
ground for the skeptte to stand on.
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