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VOLUME THIRTY-THREE.
United States Needs to Adopt
New Policy to Maintain
Supremacy in Trade
POLITICAL SCIENTISTS DISCUSS
I
John Barrett, Government Representa-
tive, Declares Attitude Must Be
Changed to Win Trade and Moral
Supremacy Ovei Latin America-
Importance to United States
i.. Madison. Wis., Dec. 28.—The lm
tortance of the Latin-American re
publics to tlte United States from the
standpoints of trade, commerce, per
sonal intercom's'!, history and economic
etudy, was d$:ussed at today's ses
i- islon of the American Political Science
association. Addresses were made by
John Barrett, director of the interna
ttonal bureau of American republics,
Prof. L. S. Rowe.'of the University of
Pennsylvania, and Dr. Hiram Bingham
qlt Yale.
Barrett in his paper said a critical
situation is impending in the relations
of the United States with Latin
America—not critical in the sense that
any serious diplomatic difference is
about, to develop, but critical rather
in the sense that if the United States
does not give more heed to progress
and importance of Latin-America, it
will soon be so distanced by Europe
a in the race for the control of .com
mence and for the exercise of moral
Influence that it will never attain the
.position of leadership which it is said
to hold among its sister republics.
JAPAN PROBLEM IS SETTLED.
No New Treaty, But Terms Made by
Canada Will Apply to States.
Washington, Dec. 28.—Viscount Aoki,
the Japanese ambassador, 'has arrang
ed to leave Washington Monday. He
will sail for Japan, from Ss Francisco
January. 7, Qn the steamer Manchuria.
The Ostensible purpose of the ambas
sador's trip is 'i make a personal re
port to his holne government on the
situation in the United States, with
especial reference to the immigration
question.
tin til the ambassador reports. It is
not likely that his successor will be
named officially. Before he can get
to Japan, hownver, a new agreement
between the two' countries will be put
into effect toy which it is proposed to
.limit the number of Japanese coming
Into the United States. No new treaty
it to be negotiated, but protocols have
already been exchanged between this
country and Japan, as a result of
which Japan promises to take the
immigration question into its own
hinds, limiting the number of those
given, direct passports to the United
States to certain classes of students,
professional men and expert laborers.
The ordinary ^-coolie*, classes will not
foe permitted to leave Japan for the
United States, according to the terms
ot the agreement, which will be prac
tically Identical both for Canada and
for the United Statesfl On paper, at
least, the vexatious immigration ques
tion in the United' States has been
settled so far as. Japan is concerned.
However, so long as any consider
able number of Japanese come to our
Pacific slope, there will be a constantly
increasing prospect of outrages by the
hoodlum element, which -local officials
will be unwilling or unable to punish.
Recently the Japanese government
has given positive assurances to the
representatives both of Canada and the
United States that it will itself put
an end to all Indiscriminate emigra
tion to this side of the Pacific. After
that all depends on the good faith of
the Japanese government. If the as
surances :are fully carried out in the
letter as well as in spirit, there will
•be a practical end to the immigration
question' and to the possibility of war
on account of it.
SfilAPAN. HAS RIGHT SPIRIT.
..Determined That Future Restriction of
Emigration Shall Satisfy America.
Toklo, Dec. 28.—A discussion of
the Japanese government's program
and method ot limitation pf emigration,
has commence! between the foreign
Office and American Ambassador
'O'Brien. It understood that the
discussion is eminently satisfactory,
and that memorandum on the subject
1n the shape of a reply, will soon be
forthcoming, lit is quite evident now
-that the Japanese government rec'og
nizeS that the mistakes of the admin
istration on the part of a minor offi
cial in the past, created the present
difficult situation, and is determined
that the future restriction of emigra
tion Will make complaints from the
American government and people im
possible.
'MAKES REMARKABLE RECORD.
Toepperwein Establishes Claim to
World's Champion Rifle Shot.
1
San Antonio, Tex., Dec. 28.—Ad
Toepperwein Qf this city established
his claim to the world's champion
ship In rifle shooting by a most re
markable feat of marksmanship In a
ten day contest that closed in this city
Sunday. He Ired at 72,500 targets,
missing only nine of. them. This
breaks the world's record both for
accuracy and endurance. Toepperwein
used a 22 caliper automatic rifle and
shot at two-and-a-fourth inch blocks
^hat were thrown into the air at a
"distance of twenty feet from where
fei stood. Hid longest run without a
s/1
S
««%»v »•. tr
iwtvr
ipfpsigts
miss was 14,540, and he .made several
runs over 13.000 without a miss, lie
used two rilles alternately in order to
keep them cool, tiring »00 shots with
each consecutively. It was his inten
tion to shoot 5.000 targets a day for
ten days, but he developed such speed
as to average over 7,000. He stood
up remarkaoly under the ten days'
strain, and finished the last day with
only one miss in (,500 shots. A large
prowd witnessed the contest and ap
plauded the whirlwind finish to the
echo. Rifle shooting has long been a
cherished Texas tradition and this
world's record made by a £5an Anton
ian is hailed with satisfaction thru
out the state.
GAME LAW
FOR
FAMINE IS SEVERE.
Situation in Eastern Turkey Causes
Increase in Immigration.
Boston, Dec. 28.—Additional advices
from eastern Turkey and Armenia, re
ceived today ljy the American board
of Commissioners for foreign missions,
indicate the famine already reported Is
more severe than was first anticipated,
and the .tide of emigration to this
country was never so strong as at
present.
PREMIUM DROPS
Now Unprofitable to Import Gold From
.Old World—Prices of Stock Still
Drift Downward.
New York, Dec. 28.—Prices of stocks
have drifted/ downwards until this
week, in a very du.ll market. Money
supplies were scanty owing immed
iately to preparations of banks for
yearly settlements and for some large
special requirements falling due Jan.
1. The effect was depressing on
stocks.
Eesides, there was some anxiety over
the working out of the commercial sit
uation when heavy maturities of ob
ligation for the past purchases come
in, as they shall do after the first of
the year. The decline in industrial
activity ha? brought into prominence
the discussion of dividend prospects
as a leading factor on the immediate
movements of industrial stocks.
The fact that a money crisis no
longer exists in New York was shown
yesterday, says the Times, when the
premium on currency dropped from 1
per cent to of 1 per cent. At the
same time It was announcel that there
had been a decided drop in cable
transfers. The decline in the prem
ium on money was due to lessened
demand for it, and has made the im
portation of gold unprofitable.
FUND TO TEACH CULT.
Mrs. Eddy's "Charity" Gift Aimed to
Propagate Christian Science.
Boston, Dec. 28.—Details of the plans
of Mrs. Mary Baker G. Eddy, head of
the Christian Science church, in rela
tion to the $1,000,000 charitable insti
tution which she is to found, were an
nounced yesterday. The institution
will be known as "Mary Baker G. Ed
dy's Charitable Fund."
The plan and scope of this fund will
be to furnish educational opportuni
ties by which indigent persons can be
taught gratuitously the "science of
Christ healing as practiced by Jesus
and as made known thru the writings
of Mrs. Eddy." It will be open to all
"who are genuinely interested in
Christian Science for its truth's sake
and who shall .present to the board of
directors of the fund satisfactory
certificates of their indigence, their re
ligious views a!nd their moral charac
ter."
Beneficiaries of this fund and the
families of those who have families
are to be supported from the income
of the fund, and the number of stu
dents and their families to be support
ed will depend, upon the amount of
this income.
CODYS MAY BE RECONCILED.
"Buffalo Bill" Will Meet Divorced
Wife in North Platte, Neb.
Denver, Col., Dec. 28.—A reconcila
tion between Colonel W. F. Cody
"Buffalo Bill" and Mrs. Cody prob
ably will take place within the next
few days. J. L. Sabin, a friend of
Buffalo Bill, who is stopping here, is
authority for the statement that the
scout will be in North Platte, Neb.,
where his divorced wife lives, this
week, and that he will remain there
for several days. He believes that
peace will be established in the family
before Cody returns to his Wyoming
ranch.
ROOSEVELT "BOILED DOWN."
A Nebraska Educator Perpetrates an
Epitome That Sizzles.
Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 2S.—'"Theodore
Roosevelt is a combination of George
Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Jupiter,
Bismarclv and Buffalo Bill," said Prin
ipal Wadsworth of Bellevue to dele
gates to the connection of the State
Teachers' association, in discussing
"Vital Men of Today." "If the re
publicans nominate a reactionary there
will be plenty of republicans in Ne
braska who will gladly vote for
Bryan," he added.
Both statements were x-epeatedly
cheered.
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WHALES.
Green Turtles, Too, Threatened With
Extinction, Say Scientists.
New Haven, Conn., Doc. 2S.—Con
gress is to lie asked to establish game
laws for the protection of whales and
green turtles. At the annual meeting
of the Vertebrate Paleontologists of
America at Yale university a. resolu
tion was passed asking congress to
prevent the slaughter of these deep
sea animals during the breeding sea
son. Professor G. R. Wieland said that
_the whale is almost gone, and unless
he is to disappear altogether some
means must be found to protect him.
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Dams and Locks at LaBoca to
Be Placed Four Miles Inland
For Safety
TO PREVENT" BOMBARDMENT
Change Will Result in Saving Consid­
erable Cost and Time President
Approves the New Location—Mys­
terious Message From Roosevelt to
the White House.
Washington, Dec. 28.—For strategic
reasons and to prevent their bombard
ment and destruction by a hostile
licet, the isthmian canal commission
has determined to change the location
of the dams and locks which it was
originally intended to construct at La
Boca, and instead they will be built
at Miraflores, four miles ^iland and
within the zone of safety.v" vsident
Roosevelt has approved thi ^.ns. It
is said the change will result in sav
ing considerable cost and Umc.
Marine Corps Filled.
Washington, Dec. 28.—General Elli
ott, commander of marines, today re
ported to Secretary Metcalf that for
the first time in many months the
marine corps is now up to its full com
plement, 8,700 enlisted men. The reason
suiting in forcing the men to obtaining
and mines.
SUGAR COMBINE FACES BIG SUIT
Government Claims It Was Defrauded
defrauded in the last ten years are to ""r^
be begun by the United States Depart
ment of Jifstice as soon as the compu
tation of the total amount of the gov-
ernment claim is completed by the
treasury officials now engaged in the
work. From estimates now made by
those close in touch with the secret
work of the customs officials it is de
clared the total to be claimed will
amount to more than $3,000,000. This
sum represents the difference between
is
and the amount that should have been I ®ecretary
paid, according to the, government's
rr ^rrfreSrtscales
BRYAN TO HUNT IN TEXAS.
Will Try to Make Duck tha Demo
cratic Emblem.
San Antonio, Texas, Dec. 28.—Wil
liam Jennings Bryan, following the
fashion set by Grover Cleveland, is
coming to Texas during the holidays
to hunt ducks. As Roosevelt has mads
the Teddy Bear Rampant the republi
can ensign, so Bryan is going to make
the Duck Pas^pnt the democratic ori
flamme. Meanwhile all the Texas cit
ies are vying with each other the hon
or of entertaining the three-fold can
didate, who if he talks everywhere ho
is invited, will find his lung power
put to a severe test. He has mean
while shown little inclination to ac
cept the various invitations, having
doubtless been reliably informed that
democratic votes are as thick in Tex
as as ducks, and they are as numerous
as flies in dog days. He will seek to
break the Cleveland record for duck
killing, and qualify to run also a
third time for the presidency.
MOVEMENTS ARE MYSTERIOUS.
President's Aids Go to Consult Roose
velt and Send Messages to White
House.
Charlottesville, Va., Dec. 28.—As
sistant Secretary to the President Mc
Grew and Secret Service Guard Sloan,
who left for Pine Knot yesterday to
consult with the president, after re
ceiving a telegram from the White
House, returned to Charlottesville, to
day, and went at once to the telegraph
office with a message to the White
House, from the president. Neither
would state the nature of the matter
that required the president's attention,
nor would they say what luck the
president had on his hunt yesterday.
DOCTORS LAUD PRESIDENT.
American Medical Association Wants
Medical Control of Hospital Ship.
Cincinnati, Dec. 28.—The medical
side of the navy controversy has re
ceived the commendation of the legis
lative committee of the American Med
ical association.
Dr. Charles A. I. Reed, chairman of
that committee, today sent the follow
ing telegram to Surgeon General P. M.
Rixey at Washington:
"Tour demand and the president's
order giving the medical corps of the
navy actual control where it has actual
responsibility commands grateful ap
proval by the 140,000 physicians of the
United States."
$3,000,000 IN GIFTS.
Steel Corporation Distributes Large
Sum as Christmas Presents.
New York, Dec. 28.—It became
known that the United States steel
corporation distributed $3,000,000 to
its superintendents, managers and
heads of departments as Christmas
presents for the work done during the
3k#*
,»l
year. It has been the practice of the
corporation, to reward those whose
work lias been of a deserving charac
ter and the policy was followed again
this year.
In banking houses gifts to em
ployes and heads of departments are
made as a rule on New Year's eve.
when balances have been struck. This
year the institutions which have been
accustomed to distribute gratuities
have made arrangements somewhat in
advance. It was learned today that
the Central Trust company's employes
would receive 50 per cent of their sal
aries as a holiday gift. This is the
same amount that was paid last year.
At: the National City bank the em
ployes have already received a sub
stantial bonus for the hard work done
(luring the flurry. The first National
will make its customary gratuity t-J
its employes, and, while no an
nouncement has been made by J. P.
Morgan & Co. it is said that the dis
tribution made last year, amounting
to 10 and 15 per cent, according to the
length of time employed, will again be
made this year.
BAKING CURES BURNS
New Method for Treatment of Severe
Cases Proving Highly Successful at
the Roosevelt Hospital, New York
Some Unusual Recoveries.
New York, Dec. 28.—The physicians
at the Roosevelt hospital are enthu
siastic over the new methods whiclv
are being tried there for the treatment
of severe burns. It is said that it has
been unexpectedly successful during
the short time it has been on trial, and
a number of lives have been saved
that would have probably been lost if
treated by any of the old methods.
The treatment consists of baking the
patient. A large wire form is placed
»,— cn the bed over the patient, and bed »»»..,
thi- otoi« cfftiiru la thAi .. t, .j crats last year under pay of the rail
assigned for this state of affairs is tno placed on top of that. Beside
depressed condition of industries, re-'
the bed is
employment outside of factories, mills stove, provided with a special
chamber
from
of |3,000,000 in Duty. clothes are left
New York, Dec. 28.—Suits against )of
the American Sugar Refining Company 1 fresh air, but are closely fas ene jle same men who have appealed to
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MARSIIALLTOWN, IOWA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28 1907
ordinary gas
a special air
nf nir ls
I stant current of hot air is rorcea inio
\the
ovenlike covering of the bed. The
l0(
t'ie
to recover millions of dollars of which down everywhere else. It is sta a Carroll and who want a large field of *n large ce
I it is charged the government has been the hospital that several patients have
whpr*
tho b,irna covered
of
,War
Ta"
dency were about
be ftttW^ed In
claim, but which is alleged to have been 'ph^'headquarters a^ready6^^- nofbe^nublicl ^r01"'
Columbus, O., t\111 remain at that, Qne
point. It is said also that no change
is contemplated in those headquarters.
ULTIMATUMT0 SPARKS
Roosevelt Promises to Keep Troops on
Duty Provided Governor Will Call
Legislature in Special Session.
Washington, Dec. 28.—President
Roosevelt today telegraphed to Gover
nor Sparks of Nevada, that if the gov
ernor within five days will issue a call
for a special session of the legislature
he will continue the troops at Gold
field during a period of three weeks.
If, within five days, the call has not
been issued, the troops will be with
drawn.
WORRALL COMMITS SUICIDE.
Man Who Exposed Alleged Grain
Trust, Takes Poison.
Lincoln, Neb., Dec. 28.—Thomas
Worrall, prominent in politics, the
man who exposed the alleged grain
trust, committed suicide last night by
taking poison. The body was found
in his office this afternoon. He left
a letter addressed to Chairman Allen,
of the democratic state central com
mittee.
MITCHELL BEGINS JOURNEY.
Leaves Indianapolis for Excelsior
Springs.
Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. 28.—John
Mitchell, president of the United Mine
Workers of America, left at noon yes
terday for Chicago to meet his wife and
brother who will accompany him to
Excelsior Springs, Mo. Mitchell is slow
ly recovering, but is still in a weak
ened condition.
WALSH CASE HALTS.
One of the Jurors is Threatened With
Pneumonia.
Chicago, Dec. 28.—Federal Judge An
derson yesterday adjourned the hearing
in the Walsh case until next Thursday
owing to illness of Juror Charles Da
vey, who is threatened with pneu
monia. He is the third juror to be
taken sick.
Gold From South America.
New York, Dec. 28.—The steamship
Himera came in today from Buenos
Ayres with $800,000 in gold eagles.
This is an unusual shipment from a
South American port.
Trainmen Want Increase.
New Haven, Conn., Dec. 28.—Engi
neers and firemen on the New York,
New Haven & Hartford railroad have
asked for an increase in pay, reported
as 10 per cent.
Progressive Opposition Plans to
Have Big Field Against
Garst For Governor
CONTEST TO THE CONVENTION?
Might Thus Defeat Progressives and at
Same Time Belittle the Primary Law
—Railway Attitude Towards Carroll
a Matter of Some Conjecture—Hau-
gen Not a Probability.
Special to Times-Republican.
Des Moines. Dec. 28.—The present
prospect is that the gubernatorial light
of next year will be Garst against the
field. Efforts are being made lo have
such a large field as to force the fight
into the state convention. Two things
would be accomplished, in this way,
as the plotters figure it: defeat of what
they call the progressive machine and
discredit for the primary system.
Of course it is settled that they will
enter Carroll in the race but they are
looking for other candidates as well.
It wtis significant that the only news
paper man in Iowa who learned of the
race an( that he
candidates
while wfth 'the' usua^methods o*trea£ ?ai™.r,WaS ^HoUs.ly^?nsiiered
ment, cases are generally fatal wlftre
a third of the body's surface has been
burned,
WON'T ABANDON QUARTERS.
Taft Men at Capital Deny Rumor of
Removal From Columbus.
Washington, Dec. 28.—Published re
Ports to the effect that headquarters
been cured where the burns cohered There is no doubt that Col. Dave company is having difficulty in man-
regarded as too valuable where he is.,
ceived two or three
urging hlm
of t}le
Despite assurances to the contrary
it is certain that the political commit
tee which last year spent $200,000 of
railroad money in an effort to defeat
and disrupt the republican party in
Iowa is now actively engaged in plan
ning to gain control of the state by
methods just a bit different from those
of last year.
There is a good deal of conjecture,
as to what will be the relations be
tween this organization of last year
and the campaign for Carroll for gov
ernor. Some of Carroll's friends are
certain that he will be given the sup
port of this element at the finish,
while others profess to believe that
he is not satisfactory. It is probable
that if he develops sufficient strength
in his own personality he will be cen
tered upon as the most available man
to defeat Garst. Carroll has not had
very much personal strength in the
various campaigns. For instance last
year at a critical time In the cam
paign, Caroll was asked if he would
not deliver to Garst just one vote from
his home county. Both had been in
the senate and were warm friends.
Carroll was not able to deliver to his
old friend even one vote.
The significance of the efforts to get
out Haugen and Herriott and Court
right and others cannot be overlooked.
Such movements do not come spontan
eously. Back of them there is an
organization. Men are not likely to
be writing letters urging candidacies
unless these letters arc suggested.
Those republicans who fancy that they
are "just republicans" and who have
not had the courage to represent any
thing in recent years, are not suffi
ciently organized so that they could
start a non-factional movement off
hand. These letters are inspired by
persons who were closely identified
with the corporation committee of last
year.
It is: regarded as very doubtful if
Haugen will get into the race for
governor. It is well known that he has
an ambition to be United States sen
ator. It is stated that he has been
told that if he can "break up the pro
gressive machine" he will be made sen
ator succeed Dolliver. But his
friends in the district say that a
congressman is in just as good a po
sition to ma.ke a fight for the senate
as a governor, and Haugen can stay
zLd, nsA
5
secret conference in Chicago to bring Thousands
out a candidate for governor, was
Richards, who worked for the demo-
rnnd
in»«hinp
thal wag
which tripd to
road political- machine which tried to
disrupt the republican party. The fact
given
done.
se
li
bed,, to insure the introd ^e
out tliru
which a tube runs under that the railroad politicians had de- putsburg. Physicians estimate that
the bedclothes. Thru this tube a con- elded not to do anything is taken to
f„rced into conclusive that something is being
Ther€, ls no
„t,„„ man Haugen is being urged to get into
in congress an indefinite time. It is
also known that, certain persons in the
Vourtli district are seeking Haugen's
seat. In congress and they would like
to have him try for something else so
us to give them a chance.
A purely factional light will not take
place over the office of governor unless
a factional candidate is brought Into
the field. It' there is but o.ne candidate
in the field there can be no factional
alignment. Not until a second candi
date is brought into the race and se
cures strictly factional support will
there be any such contest on. It is
known that the corporation machine
desires a factional fight on governor
as well as on senator. But just at
present tho candidate or candidates
have not iieen found.
DONATIONS NOT EXPECTED.
Statement Made Regarding Mrs. Ed
dy's. Million Dollar Fund.
Boston, Dec. 28.—The following
statement regarding the charitable
purposes a:' the fund of $4,000,000 re
cently given by Mrs. Mary Baker O.
Eddy, founder of the Christian Science
church, was issued today by Alfred
Farlow, of the publication committee:
"There seems to be an impression that
contributions to the fund are desired.
This is a mistake. Since the announce
ment of Mrs. Eddy's enterprise she
has been in receipt of many letters of
appreciation from all parts of the
world, commending her efforts. Many
of these letters have been accompan
ied by checks, sent as contributions to
aid the fund. It should be well under
stood that Mrs. Eddy has set aside the
entire, amount necessary for this fund,
namely $4,000,000, and donations from
others have not been asked for, nor
are expected."
EPIDEMIC OF GRIPPE
in
P'ttsburg and Bus!-
iness is Hampered Because of Sick­
ness of Employes.
Pittsburg, Dec. 28.—What Is said to
be the worst epidemic of sickness
R[ct,ar(js ince igS9 is being experienced in
thmi_nnd' of Dersons
are prostrated by
pneumonia, typhoid fever, and espec-
doubt that Congress- ially grippe. Thruout the city prob-
a
biv every home Is affected In some
jg jje|ng backed „n(1 scarcity of employes
man"er an(*
b.Utis
Major Lacey has been urged by the
same elements to get into the race and grippe.
may yet do so, tho he has announced '__
_privatei tha,c he.has decided not to DRUCE GRAVE TO BE OPE
do so.
During the past few weeks John
Herriott received over a hundred let
ters urging him to be a candidate, for
governor. It is not likely he will do
so, but it is not for lack of urging.
Recently ex-Senator Courtright re.
8
lous
hundred letters I a body or a roll
leading progressives,
narn
had been mentioned in
connection with a possible candidacy,
received scores of letters all from per
sons who had always been opposed to
him in politics, urging him to be a
candids.te "as a non-factional republi
can," a.nd all that sort of thing. He
has himself pointed out the trap that
was being laid for him, and he will not
be considered in the race. Other pro
gressives of prominence have been
urged i:o get into the race with prom
ises of standpat support. Secretary
James Wilson's name has been used
in this connection and a serious ef
fort has been made to interest him
in the local contest.
ser-
ly felt. The Pittsburg Railway
motormen be
of
to get into the race as a date of the exhumationMs being: kept,
some"
is
WACHEND0RF SUICIDES
Man Wanted By Federal Authoritiea
for Crime in Iowa, Kills Himself
When Arrested at Sioux Falls.
Sioux Falls,*S. D., Dec. 28.—Immed
iately following his arrest on a charge
of violating the postal regulations, af
ter being a fugitive from the United
States authorities of the southern dis
trict of Iowa since last February, Dr.
C. C. J. Wachendorf, who since Sep
tember has been a practicing physi
cian at Sioux Falls, shot and killed
himself today. In an adjoining room
the marshals were waiting for Wach
endorf to dress preparatory to accom
panying them.
STEAMER ALPA ON REEF.
Swartz left the city about ten days
ago.
TO RE-ELECT WETMORE.
Rhode Island Legislature to Ballot for
Senator on Jan. 21.
Providence, It. I., Dec. 28.—The bal-
Gee.
ing laid up with the
I nlng Its cars-on account of conductors
Consistory Court Grants Permission
to Clear Up Mystery.
London, Dec. 28.—The consistory
court granted permission for the open
ing of title grave of T. C. Druce to
determine whether or not it contains
Local Comment.
The City in Brief.
PAGE EIGHY.
Market* and Genaralt
Wheat Rules Strong.
Corn Strong and Higher.
Cattle and Hogs Make Gains.
Taft to Reply to Wall Street.
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Ti \. BULLETIN.
Tha Weather,
Illinois—Fair and cooler tonight
Sunday increasing cloudiness.
Iowa—Fair tonight Sunday in
creasing cloudiness, probably unset
tled by night.
Missouri—Fair tonight, with cooler
in the east Sunday increasing cloudi
ness with possibly rain or snow in the
afternoon or night.
South Dakota—Partly cloudy tonight
and Sunday rising temperature in the
east and central tonight.
Sun rises Dec. 29 at 7:27 sets at
4:j0.
PAGE ONE.
Tafegraphic News
I
Important Change in Canal Plans.
Latin Republics Need Cultivating.
President Sends Sparks Ultimatum.
Garst Against the Field.
Thousands of Grippe Victims in
Pittsburg.
Dog Keeps Vigil Over Dead Mistress.
Premium on Currency Drops.
Baking to Cure Burns.
PAGES TWO AND THREE,
iowa Nawsi
No Voting Machines for Primary.
Was Mrs. Longenbach Murdered?
Will Not Draw- the Line on Patients.
Iowa Sheep Breeders Organize.
Hovel Was His Home.
Kulp Escapes With Reprimand.
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PAGE FOUR.
Editorials
As to Inconsistency—And Other
Matters.
Chronology of Events Important,
Oklahoma's Banking Law.
Topics of the Times.
Iowa Opinions and Notes.
Looker-On in Iowa.
Sunday Reading.
General News.
Review of the Sports.
Oddity In the News.
Story, His Courtship.
PAGE FIVR.
County News:
Review of the Sports.
Oddity in the News.
His Courtship.
PAGES SIX AND SEVEM.
City Nawa
January Court Docket Closed.
Not Usual Rush at Finish.
Short Course Students Enroll.
Search for Dead Man's Brother.
Monlngers Married Twenty Years.
Reception for Rev. and Mrs. Mc-
UTES RAID UTAH RANGES.
heln^kent Governor Appeals to Washington to
DriCe lndians
Utah.
Off
-Meets With Mishap on Coqst
Spanish Honduras.
New Orleans, Dec. 28—A message to
the United.States Fruit company says
that the steamer Alpa, bound from
New Orleans to Porto Corten, ran on
Glover's reef, off the coast of Spanish
Honduras, and is unable to get off.
Relief has been sent from Port Belize.
The steamer Alpa was the vessel on
which William Adler and
loting for a United States senator to and Stephen Purdy, substitutes,
succeed Senator George Peabody Wet- Ernest T. Greenfield has been ap
more will begin in the Rhode Islam! pointed postmaster at Douds I,eando,
general assembly on Jan. 21. Colonel Van Buren county, vice W. A. Carson,
Samuel P. Colt has withdrawn since
the assembly adjourned, leaving Sena
tor Wetmore unopposed in his own
party. Robert H. I. Goddard is the
democratic choice, but as the legis
lature Is republican by two to one,
Wetmore's election is assured.
Out
wVsee the Salt Lake City, Utah, Dec. 28
nr Tnesdav of next week will see the ...
mvstery cleared up. The court has. Bands of Ute Indians from Colorado
refused the application of George Hoi- are traveling in southern Utah, raid
lamby Druce, grandson of T. C. 1 ing sheep and cattle men, according
Druce, who
bringing the perjury to a report received today by Governor
suit atrainst Herbert Druce to substan- John C. Cutler.
tiate his claim to the title and estates A band of Indians attacked three
of the duke of Portland, to be present
at the exhumation. He will be offi
cially represented.
FAMINE APPROPRIATIONS.
cowboys near Verdure, San Juan
county, on Dec. 23, and at the points
of rifles compelled them to drive their
cattle back into the canyon from which
they were trailing oh the winter range,
threatening to kill them unless they
did so. Cowboys and cattle are .still
confined in the canyon.
Sum of $7,500,000 for Relief in Twelve
Russian Provinces.
St Petersburg, Dec. 28.—The Rus
sian parlfament today passed famine matter with- the authorities at Wash
appropriations of $7,500,000 which lis [n&ton, as TJtes are forbidden to enter'
double the amount originally proposed
in the budget. It will be immediately
available for relief work in about
twelve provinces.
Governor Cutler will take up the
NORWEGIAN HOME BURNING.
I*
Children's Institution in Chicago
Threatened With Destruction.
Chicago, Dec. 28.—The Norwegian
Lutheran chuldren's home at Fifty
eighth avenue west and Irving park
boulevard, is on fire. It is said that
all the children, over 100, escaped. It
is likely the building will be badly
damaged, if not totally destroyed.
TAFT WINS IN KANSAS.
Gets State Committee Endorsement
After a Contest.
Topeka, Kansa, Dec. 28. At a
session of the republican state central
committee today Secretary Taft was
unanimously endorsed as the choice of
the party in Kansas for president. The
state convention is called for March
4, at Topeka.
FIRE MENACES TOWN.
Coalings is One of the Oil Center* of
Southern California.
Fresno, Cal., Dec. 28.—Fire is men
acing the whole town of Coalings, on
the Southern Pacific railway, fifty
miles from Fresno. The town is one
of the oil centers of southern Califor
nia.
FITZGERALD RESIGNS.
B. &. O.'s General Manager Gives
Moses gerald, -general manager of the Balti
more & Ohio railway has resigned his
position, to take effect January 1.
Up
Job January 1.
Baltimore. Dee. 28.—Thomas Fltz-
lowa at Washington.
Washington, Dec. 28.—Rural letter
carriers appointed:
Orient—W. F. James and Thomas
V. Likins, carriers Charles 6. Adrain
resigned.
Application to organize national
banks approved. The First National
bank of Northboro, capital $25,000
J. R. Harris, H. B. Fiskett, J. P. Nye,
A. W. Murphy, J. F. Lake and H. J.
Scott.
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MANY IOWA PAPERS
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Are Now Instructing Their Iowa C«N
respondents to Curtail Dispatches*
The T.-R. Maintains Its Regular!
Staff of 250 Iowa Correspondents
the Year Around, and Insists
the News All the Time.
on All
N E 3 1
Young Woman at Council Blnffe
Gets Lost and Dies From
Exposure
M-
FOUND AFTER TWO DAYS' HUNf
Scotch Collie Stood Guard Ovar Body
of Hia Mistress—Miss Anna Burns,
of Minneapolis, Takes Fatal Walk
Whila Visiting Relatives—Lost in
Woods and Parishes From Cold.
Special to Times-Republican.
Counpil Bluffs, Dec. 28.—Miss Ann&
Burns, of Minneapolis, was found dead
four miles from here this afternoon, a
faithful Collie dog which had accom
panied her remaining at her side toi
the last.
Miss Burns came here a few days
ago to visit her sister, Mrs. Robert
Budatz. The morning after Christmas'
Miss Burns started for a walk, as was
her daily custom, accompanied by a.
Scotch collie. The Budatz family liva,
in a suburb of Council Bluffs and the
search for Miss Burns was made for
two days before the mano* was report
ed here. Miss Burns recently under
went a surgical operation at her hom'e
in Minneapolis, and was left very
weak. Her death was the- result ot
the exposure, she having apparently
lost herself in the woods, along the
Missouri river. Last night the doc was
seen near where the girl was found
dead today. The matter has produced
a big sensation.
THREE DIE IN BRAVE EFFORT.
Party of Rescuers Lose Lives Ssving
Children.
Rutland, Vt., Dec. 28.—Three wera
drowned and six barely escaped tha
same fate by breaking ice on a pond
at Ca Stleton yesterday. Kate, Mary,
and George Clark, all under 10 years
of age, were skating on the pond and
ventured onto unsafe ice. The ic«
broke and they went into the water.
Six young people who were on an
other part of the pond went to their
rescue. All six were thrown into tha
water by the further breaking of the
Ice.
Mill hands heard their cries and
succeeded in saving all but three, the
three Clark children being unconscious
when pulled out of the water. Those
drowned were Ida Puanam, aged 20
George Hunter, 21, and Ada Frank*
lin, 24}
LOST BOND8 FOUND IN VAULTS
Never Taken Away, as Embezzlement
Indictments Charge.
San Francisco, Dec. 28.—Stocks and
bonds which are part of the missing
Cojton securities have been found. They
never left the state they never were
out of the custody of the California
Safe Deposit and Trust Company, and.
in fact, were found in the vaults of the
depository yesterday. It was on ac
count of these missing securities that J.
Dalzell Brown, and Attorney Walter
Bartnett were indicted. Thus a hunt
which encircled the world. Involving
the principal banks of London and
New York and some of the largest In
terests in the world, has ended at its
starting point. The indictments charge
the bankers with having embezzled the
Colton securities and with having taken
them out of the state contrary to the
laws of the state.
CONSPIRACY IS CHARGED.
Three Arrested in Connection WitH
Case of Chicago Girl.
Chicago, Dec. 28.—Warrants charg
ing conspiracy were today served up
in Attorney Moses D. Brown, A". S.
Kelley, a broker, and Mrs. Ruth B»
Laughlin, in connection with the case
of Miss Anna Nolan, who is now ill in
4 hospital. It is claimed that the two
men and Mrs. Laughlin endeavored to
keep possession of Miss Nolan for the
sake of her property. It is alleged that
they procured from her a deed con­
veying valuable property, for a con
sideration of $5. Miss Nolan, who was
suffering from pneumonia, has de
clared that she never knowingly signed
any deed.
FINDS STOLEN LOOT.
Part of Money Stolen From Train
Returned—Finder Gets Reward.
Spokane, Wash., Dec. 28.—Fourteen
thousand dollars, believed to be part of
$40,000, secured bv train robbers on
the Great Northern near Rexford,
Mont., last September, was found by
Frederick Lang, a watchman, In an $4
abandoned mining shaft near Leonia,
Ida., a few days ago. and returned to
the company. Lang received a reward 'rrf
of $2,000. The money was shipped by
the Commercial National bank of Chi
cago and consigned to the Exchange .,'sf
National bank of Spokane. Fourteen
thousand dollars was recovered some
time ago when two men were arrest- 4^.'
ed.
VICTIMS NUMBER 270.
Exploration of Darr Mine Completed—
220 Bodies Reoovered. Js
Jacobs Creek, Pa., Dec. 28.—Explor
atlon in the Darr mine of the Pittsburg
Coal Company was completed today, j-e
with the exception of numerous falls 4*?
of slate.
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total of 220 bodies have
been recovered. The number of bodies
that will be found under the falls la
estimated at least fifty.
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