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1 ,*r If: 3K- 14/, 7' i* 1908—WE ELECT A PRESIDEN1 We elect a congressman, we express our preference for U. S. senator. We nominate in county, district and state. Order the T.-R. and keep posted. II VOLUME THIRTY-FOUR. '^Assassination ot Father Hein richs at Denver the Work of a Confessed Anarchist ^VICTIM MAY BE CANONIZED Italian Who Came to America Two Years Ago Slays Priest While Re- ceiving the Sacrament—Has Been Engaged in Teaching Anarchy—Has No Regret for His Awful Crime. Denver, FeD. 24—In the twenty cen turies of the history of the Catholic church, members of its .priesthood in this city declare i.here is no record of tragedy to parallel that of the Killing of Father Leo Heinrlohs, while admin istering sacrament to Giuseppe Guarnaccio at the altar of St. Eliza toeth's church yesterday morning. Never before has a servant of the churoh been summoned from the per formance of his duties in so tragic ^'and dramatic a manner. This crime will stand out is one of the most fearful in the criminal records of the world, and its perpetration will prob ably result dn the elevation of Father Leo to the position of martyr and dead to his canonization as one of the eaints of the church in whose service he fell while performing his duty. Guiseppe Guarnaccio, the murderer, talked freely in jail concerning him self and his act, for which he de clared he had no regret. He said he •was a native of Sicily, and 66 years of age. He is a shoemaker by trade. He came to America two years ago and has since been teaching anarchy, working but little at his trade. He lived before coining to Denver, in Paterson, N. J., in the imill towns of Massachusetts and in Chicago. He came to Denver two weeks before Christmas. After examination of the letters found in the room which the slayer of Father Leo had occupied in this city, police officials concluded today that'ha'was Anjjc'lo-Gabriels, a Sicil ian anarchist. Denver, Col., Feb. 24.—Father Leo. Heinrichs was shot and killed while administering the sacrament at early mass In St. Elizabeth's Catholic church in this city at 6 o'clock Sunday morn ing. Kneeling at the altar rail between two women, Alio Guiseppe pressed the muzzle of a revolver against the body of the priest, after receiving from him the consecrated water, and shot the prelate thru the heart. Exclaiming "My God, my God," Father Leo fell prone in front oi' the alt£r and died. With a scream, the assassin sprang into the aisle and waiving the smoking pistol about his head dashed to the church door. Then a woman screamed and the congregation became panic stricken. Many women became hys terical. Several men rushed to the aid of the priest, and others started in pur suit of the murderer. Patrolman Daniel Cronin overtook ^he fleeing Italian on the steps. Guis eppe attempted to shoot the policeman, and was foiled and overpowered only after a desperate fight, in which sev eral men had come to the assistance of the officer. The murderer was hur riedly removed i:o the city jail, and as threats were made by men in the crowd, Chief of Police Delaney called out the reserve force of patrolmen, who are being kept on guard day and night. ITALIAN BOMB OUTRAGE. Music Store in New York Blown Up by Murderous Blackmailers. New York, Feb. 24.—An Italian bomb explosion similar in character to many which have taken place in this city within a year, occurred in Brooklyn today, when Peter Locato's music store in Morgan avenue was wrecked. Locato had received many so-called Black Hand letters, but having re fused to pay for immunity, his store was first blown up last spring. In De cember last another bomb was left on the stoop and the doors and windows were demolished. Since then he has received several letters demanding money but has ignored them, resulting in a third mysterious attack today. Locato, his wife and three children, who occupied rooms in the rear of the store, escaped with slight injuries. Immediately following the murder of Girolano Cella, a well known Italian •merchant, last night, today's crime is regarded by the police as evidence that the blackmailers and murderers whose crimes have been aimed chiefly at Italians, have been made bolder by the continued inability of the police to de tect and punish them. NEW EDUCATIONAL BILL. British House of Commons Consider ing Measure Embodying Reforms. London, Feb. 24.—A new education al bill was introduced in the house of commons today by Reginald McKenna. president of the board of education. The bill regulates the conditions un der which public money may be ap plied in aid of elementary education in England and Wales. The house of commons was crowded for the occa eion. The new measure Is'not so conten tious as the Birrell educational bill of 1906. which the house of lords threw lnto the wastepaper basket, without (mmaiiy. The two main principles F"F embodied in the new bill are that there shall be complete public control of elementary schools by locally elected bodies. There shall bo no denomina tional tests in the appointment of teachers. In speaking of the bill Mc Kenna said the failure to pass the ministerial proposals would give a most powerful impetus to the move ment to secure total abolition of re ligious instruction in the schools. COURT IS LOCKED UP. One Hundred Italian Senators Must Agree on Verdict. Rome, Feb. 24.—Over 100 senators, composing the high court which is judging the case of Xunzio Nasi, for mer minister of public instruction, who is charged with embezzlement from the state treasury, has been locked up since this morning in the Palazzo Ma dama, the meeting place of the sen ate. The palazzo has been cleared of all clerks and servants. Members of the court are being kept in the strict est isolation and will not be allowed to leave until they have agreed upon a sentence. Xunzio Xasi, who at one time was minister of public instruction, today was sentenced to eleven months and twenty days in prison for continued peculation from the state treasury. SEVEN DRUGGISTS INDICTED. Grand Jury at Mason City Charges Il legal Liquor Sales. Mason City, Feb. 24.—The grand jury reported seven indictments and after the report adjourned until next Tues day, their work for this term not hav ing been completed yet. The indict ments were all against Mason City druggists. The men named in the sep arate indictments are as follows: Geo. Tiss of the Tiss Drug Company Geo. W. Cragg of the W. R. Mickey Com pany Tom K. Spohr of the firm of Spohr Bros., Frank Michael of the firm of Michael & Smith C. C. Birney, J. F. Emery and G. E. Lambert of the Park Drug Company. ONE FIREMAN KILLED. Half Dozen Others Injured in Bad Ta coma, Wash., Fire. Tacoma, Wash.. Feb. 24.—One fire man was killed and six were injured during a fire in the six-story block of the Davis Smith Furniture Company this morning. The loss is $125,000. BEAT INSANE NAN Three Attendants at lllinios Hospital to Be Prosecuted by Relatives of William Menezes, Thought to Be Dying. 'Jacksonvifle, 111., Feb. 24.—A criminal charge will be brought against three attendants employed at the Illinois hospital for the insane, who are al leged to have brutally beaten'William Menezes, a patient 54 years old, and who is thought to be dying, as the re sult of outrageous treatment at the asylum. Relatives of the victim today •took steps toward this end. MANY ELDORA PARTIES. Washington's Birthday Anniversary Was Observed in Elaborate Man ner. Special to Times-Republican. Eldora, Feb. 24.—Washington's .birthday vied with St. Valentine day this year, in Eldora, as a time for en-' tertaining. Mr. C. E. Albrook and Mr. W. J. Murray were hosts Saturday evening at a stag party. Fifty of their friends enjoyed the evening in the spacious 'home of.Mr. Albrook. Several games of whist were played, followed by refreshments served in two courses by Mrs. W. J. Murray and Mrs. G. F. Smith. Those who smoked enjoyed cigars after the refreshments. Num erous flags lent a patriotic air, as did also the hatchet score cards, tiny flags and cherries with the refreshments. The only out-of-town guest was Mr. George Haynes of Steamboat Rock. Mrs. Charles Wartchow entertained informally a number of the younger married ladles. Several games of five hundred were played, followed by re freshments. Mrs. George Ward also entertained several ladies informally at cards. Anotlher pretty .party was a 6 o'clock tea given by Mrs. George Lane and Mrs. Frankie Hartman, to the members of the Twentieth Century club, at the home of the former. Many flags and much bunting were effectively hung thruout the house. The tea was served in three courses, by Miss Bessie Hart man and Mrs. Ethel Ellsworth. Each of the eighteen members present had been requested to bring her silhouette, and tiime was spent after tea. guessing the persons thus pictures. Mrs. A. J. Cavana and Mrs. George Marks tied for the prize, which was drawn by Mrs. Marks. The prize consisted of the eighteen silhouettes. The remainder of the evening was spent with games. The only out-of-town guest was Mrs. Miller, sister of Mrs. Hartman. Members of the G. A. R. and Relief corps and their friends enjoyed a party Saturday evening in the G. A. R. rooms. Pictures of George and Martha Washington were draped with flags, while bunting and flags were conspic uous on all the walls. A program of music and recitations was greatly en joyed, also a 10-cent supper. A Hard Hit. Martin W. Littleton, the Xew York lawyer, is noted for his trenchant wit. "At the beginning of his career.'" said an Albany judge the other day. "Littleton had an elderly, prosy, long winded lawyer for an opponent in an assault case. "The elderly lawyer in his conclud ing address spoke for six hours*.—an in terminable, foggy, stupid speech. Then Littleton, rose. He smiled slightly, looked at judge and jury and said: 'Your honor. I will follow the ex ample of my learned friend who has just concluded, and submit the case without argument.'" '-"-V v1 6wning Argues That Proposed Senato Bill Would Aid in Opening New Markets A GROTESQUE DISPROPORTION Gallinger Says That When Fleet Ar rives War Vessels Will Outnumber Merchant Marine Two to One—New Bill Would Build Twenty Powerful Steamships—Washington News. Washington. Feb. 24.—Speaking in fi'vor of the passage of the ocean mail subsidy bill in the senate today. Sen ator Gallinger reviewed conditions un der which the merchant marine of this country is operating. He cited many advantages he believed will accrue to the commercial interests of the United States if better mail facilities to South American and other ports are estab lished. The bill raises no new issue, and in trt duces no new principle." said Gal linger. "It leaves the existing pros perous steamship services exactly as they are now. without changing one ii.ta the tried and approved methods of ht present law. it increases the com pensation on routes which sixteen years" of experience have conclusively pioved to be inadequate—long, costly and important routes to South America r,nd the orient—routes where a lack of steamship service is the severest and our need of such service the most im perative." Only eight of the fifteen ships that were plying across the Pacific ocean lust March are left, he said. "Since the shipping bill of the last congress was defeated, almost half our feeble Ajr.erican Pacific naval reserve has disappeared," he added, "and when Ad miral Evans steers up thru the golden gate from the straits of Magellan we shall have a grotesque disproportion in the Pacific of two battleships to ev ery commercial vessel engaged in for eign trade, a sight whi( has never yet been seen beneath the sun." Mo»e than twenty new and powerful steam ships available as auxiliaries of war would be built by the influence of the till If passed, he said. The proposed legislation would also, he said, help i.reak up the shipping trust in South America. HARTJE PLACON ON TRIAL. Millionaire and His Pals Face Charge of Conspiracy. Pittsburg. Feb. 24.—Augustus Hartje, the millionaire .paper manufacturer John L. Welshons, a hardware dealer, and Clifford Hooe, a negro, formerly employed by Hartje as coachman and named as co-respondent in the famous divorce proceedings instituted by Hartje against his wife, Mrs. Mary Scott Hartje, were placed on trial in the criminal court today charged with conspiracy. It is alleged the men con spired to blacken thie character of Mrs. Hartje. All the defendants were in court, Cooe having been brought from the Western penitentiary, where he is serving a seven years' sentence for perjury, the result of charges growing out of the divorce case. Later Hooe waived his right of appearing at the trial and was excused by Judge Mc Farland. ATTEMPT TO SINK SUBMARINE. Damage to the Lake Bridgeport, Conn., is $22,000. Bridgeport, Conn., Feb. 24.—Simon Lake, president of the Lake Torpedo Boat Company, today gave out the statement that an attempt had been made to sink the submarine torpedo boat Lake. Sea water was let into the interior of the boat by opening four valves, but her condition was discov ered before she had entirely sunk. The loss is $22,000. The vessel was being tuned up for submission to the navy department for a test. It is learned that the alleged attempt to sink the craft occurred about a fortnight ago. The submarine cost $200,000. THREE-CORNERED DUEL. Quarrel Over Corn Results in Fatal Injuries to Two Nebraskans. Broken,bow, Neb., Feb. 24.—F. H. Hoffman and son George, and Stewart Lanterman engaged in a three cor nered duel Saturday, during which Lanterman seized a neckyoke and crushed the skulls of both Hoffmans, who will probably due from their in juries. The fight, resulted from a quarrel over the number of bushels of corn which Lanterman had shelled for the Hoffmans. GODFREY IS THE CANDIDATE. Ohioan's is First Certification of Nom ination for Presidential Elector. Columbus, O., Feb. 24.—The first certification of the nomination of a candidate for presidential elector, for the national election next November, was made in the office of the secretary of state today. The candidate is former State Senator C. P. Godfrey, of the Fifth district, nominated last week. SENSATIONAL DIVORCE SUIT. Prominent Lodge Woman of Peoria Made Defendant. Peoria. Feb. 24.—William Fielder, one of the justices of Jhe peace, has filed suit for a divorce from his wife, Wini- ^s*wwW8^ ../, V" fred. The petition covers several type written pages and is sensational every detail. The case promises to be hotly contested. Mrs. Winifred Fielder lias been supreme recorder of tho Royal Xeighbors for several years. PASSENGER TRAIN DITCHED. J\" MARSHALtiTOW^, IOWA, MOOT)AY, FEBRUARY 24 1908 Four Southern Railway Mail Clerks Badly Hurt Near Flovilla, Ga. Flovilla. Ga., Feb 24.—The Jackson ville and Chicago United on the South ern Railway, was ditched five miles south of here early today. Four mail clerks were serionsiv injured. None of the passengers was hurt. LAST DELAY GRANTED. Postponement for One Week of Ray mond Hitchcock's Trial. Xew York, Feb. 24.—The trial of Raymond Hitchcock, comedian, on charges preferred by a little girl, is postponed for a week. Justice Dowling said that no further delays would be permitted. DUE IN CHICAGO American Car in Auto Race Expected to Reach Windy City Tonight—Ital ian Car Leaves South Bend. Chicago, Feb. 24.—The position of the cars in the Xew York-Paris en durance race is reported today as fol lows American—Left Michigan City at 1:30 this morning, and is expected to reach Chicago by night. Italian—Departed from South Bend at 8:lo a. m. The French car (St. Ch raff ray) left South Bend at 9:30. CANNED FRUIT POISONS. Fifty Made III at Salina, Kas., Four Four Quite Seriously. Salina. Kas.. Feb. 24.—Fifty persons at Solomon, near here, were made ill Saturday from the effects of eating canned fruit at a dinner given at the Montezuma hotel. Four persons are in a serious condition. The others are're covering. RECEIVERS DISCHARGED. Westinghouse Lamp Company Turned Back to Stockholders. Trenton. X'. J., Feb. 24.—Judge Lan ning of the United States court, today made an order for the receivers of the Westinghouse Lamp Company to turn back the business to the company. The receivers have operated the plant at a profit. FIVE DESERTER? RETURNED. Men Who Left Fleet at Rio Janeiro Brought Back. Xew York, Feb. 24.—Five men who sailed away with the American battle ship fleet for the trip to San Francisco returned to New York today under ar rest as deserters, on board the steam er Byron, from Rio Janeiro. OIL KILLS WOMAN Mrs. Enos Riam, of Cedar Rapids, Burned to Death Tried to Start Fire With Kerosene. Special to Times-Republican. Cedar Rapids, Feb.' 24.—Mrs. Enos Riam, of this city, was burned to death In her home this morning. She threw oil in the stove in an effort to start the lire, and an explosion followed. The flames ignited her clothing, and before help arrived the woman was so se verely burned that she died in a short time. HARDIN COUNTY CALL. Convention to Select Delegates at El dora on March 3. Special to Times-Republican. Iowa Falls, Feb. 24.—A call was is sued today by Chairman Gethman, of the Hardin county (democratic central committee, for a county convention to be held at Eldora oi* March 3. The ob ject of this meeting' is to select seven delegates and seven alternates to the democratic .convention to be held at Cedar Rapids on March 26, and Sioux City on July 2. lowan ia Killed in Gloversville. Gloversvllle, N. Y., Feb. 24.—Samuel Sheppard, of West Day, Saratoga county, and his brother, Delhart Shep pard, of Woodbine, Iowa, were struck by a Delaware & Hudson passenger train near Corinth late yesterday. Both were instantly killed. Oil Lamp Injures Three. Pittsburg, Feb. 24.—Three persons were seriously burned and twenty oth ers fled to the street in their night clothes early today when an oil lamp in the home of John Gishik exploded, setting fire to the house. Noted Teacher Dead. New Haven, Conn.. Feb. 24.—Edward Gaylord Bourne, professor of history at Yale university, died this afternoon, after a long illness. He was one of the best known teachers oif history in the country. Edison Under the Knife. Xew York, Feb. 24.—Thomas A. Edi son, the famous Inventor, who submit ted to an operation for the removal of an abscess in the ear last night, is re ported today as resting easily. Wheeling Plants Resume. Wheeling. W. Va.. Feb. 24.—Two large Iron plants resumed work today, giving employment to 2.000 men. Increase far British Army. London. Feb. 24.—Army estimates for 190S-09 have been issued. The gross .••11 is Si"4 'S.I.000, against $155,212, 000 for 1907-08, 7 House Committee Recommends Passage of Measure Giving Iowa Fish Culture Station PERPETUATES BUTTON MAKING Measure of Vital Importance to Pearl Manufacture of States of Iowa and New York Hammond's Nomina tion Sent to Senate for Confirmation -—The Washington News. Washington, Feb. 24.—The perpetua tion of the pearl button industry in the United States, which is now confined to the states of Xew York and Iowa, is provided in a favorable report to the house on the bill to establish a biological and fish cultural station in the Second congressional district of Iowa. The action of the committee on fisheries is based on the report of a special committee to investigate fresh water clams, from which the buttons are made. The bill is one introduced by Congressman Dawson of Iowa. Hammond's Name Sent In. Washington, Feb. 24.—The president sent to the senate today the nomina tion of Ross L. Hammond to be col lector of internal revenue for the dis trict of Nebraska. VENNER LOSES SUIT. Jim Hill and Others Win Case in the Supreme Court. Washington, Feb. 24.—The case of Clarence H. Venner vs. the Great Nor thern railway and James J. Hill, which was begun by Venner to com pel him to account for and pay over to Venner and other stockholders the value of their respective holdings, be cause, as alleged, these holdings had been impaired by the joint effort of the Great Xorthern and Northern Pacific railroad companies in 1900 to obtain control of the Burlington railroad, was decided by the supreme court of the United States today against Venner. Vetfner charged that Hill had engin eered the merger for his own personal benefit. The case of the trustees of the es tate of R. G. Dun vs. the Lumber men's Credit association. Involving a charge by Dun of pirating credit fig ures from the Dun commercial reports, was decided by the supreme court to day favorably to the lumbermen's as sociation. LILLY HAS PROOF. Charges Electric Boat Company With Using Wrongful Methods. Washington, Fell. 24.—'Representative Lilly, of Connecticut, today submitted to the rules committee of the house, formal charges that the Electric Boat Company had used wrongful methods to secure legislation. He declares his ability to prove them, when the com mittee takes them up for considera tion, which will probably be tomorrow. A standing committee of correspond ents today investigated the charges that Washington newspaper corres pondents are Involved In this mat ter. Cannon Causes Surprise. Washington, Feb. 24.—The almost unheard of procedure of Speaker Can non in overruling his own committee on rules, caused surprise In the house today. Thru Dalzell, the committee re ported a resolution providing for In vestigation into the subject of peonage in the southern states. Mann, of Illi nois. objected and the report was not privileged. The speaker sustained him. REBATE LAW STANDS. Section 1 of Elkins Act Not Repealed By Hepburn Measure. Washington, Feb. 24.—The question whether the railroad rate law known as the Hepburn act repeals section one of the Elkins act prohibiting rebates by railroads, was involved in the case of the Great Northern railway com pany versus the United States, which was) decided today by the supreme court against the railroad company and against the contention of such repeal. I The district court of Minnesota fined the railroad H.OOO each for fifteen vio latlons of the first section of the Elkins law. ENDORSE TAFT AND ALLISON. Appanoose Republicans Use Quotation from Governor Cummins' Speech. Centerville, Feb. 24. Appanoose county republicans today, in a mass convention with several hundred vot ers attending, selected ten delegates and alternates to the district and state conventions, and passed a ringing reso I lution for Taft for president, Allison for senator, Hepburn for congress and Carroll for governor. The convention was unanimous in all its actions, there being no friction whatever. The following is the Allison resolu tion, the quotations being from a speech by Governor Cummins last year: "Whereas, as has been said, "Senator Allison is the beloved nestor of repub licanlsm, not only in our own com monwealth, but thruout the union, and without respect to party the people are praying for his speedy restoration to perfect health, and for his long con tinuation in the public service:' and. "Whereas, this prayer of the tieonie has been answered and Senator A1- SSI#! J)- TFit*i/f-y-^,rTfyrfev^ VT Ifciniblicun. llson's health and strength has been restored, therefore, be it "Resolved, That we heartily in» his candidacy for his own success the United States senate." As the republicans came to badges were provided for them a iff tho names of Taft, Allison, fc rn and Carroll and these HLtle red ges were in evidence everywhere. is a great republican day in Appar & the first political convention for a year and the republicans t' out by the hundreds. DANGER OF PARALYSIS. Waterloo Still Wants Billy Sunday if His Health Permits. Special to Tlmes-Rfpublican Waterloo. Fob. 24.—It is stated that Rev. William A. Sunday. I he famous base ball evangelist, is threatened with nervous prostration and even paralysis and may be compelled to soon abandon h.ls work in his chosen field. The opposition by a few of the pastors of the city to securing "Billy" Sunday would unquestionably result in his refusal to accept a call from Wa terloo. Those who most earnestly de sire to secure Sunday for this city hope in time to remove all opposition and secure unanimity. An Impression has gone forth that the effort to secure Sunday had been abandoned, but this is positively denied, and if he keeps his health and continues in the work, all possible effort will be made to bring him to this city as soon as an open date appears, probably in a year from this time. GIRL TERRIBLY BURNED. Miss Mary Wilson, of Independence, Will Probably Die. Special to Tlmes-'tvepubllcan. Independence. Feb. 24.—The Godney hotel here was the scene of an acci dent Saturday which may yet prove fatal. The cooks were in the Stltehen set ting breakfast. A young lady by the name of Mary Wilson was standing near the range, when by some means her dress came in contact with the fire, and before those in the room knew it. she was enveloped in flames. Had it not* been for her corset, she probably would have died at once. The flesh was burned so badly, both aboVe and below it. that it peeled off. At last reports it was expected that she could live. COL. COOPER'S DEATH Prominent Former Grinnell Man Passes Away in Campbell, Cal., and Body is on Its Way Back to Iowa for Burial. Special to Tlme's-Republlcan. Grinnell, Feb. 24.—Colonel Samuel F. Cooper was born at Stockbridge, Mass., in December 1826, and died at his home in Campbell, Cal., Feb. 21, 1908. The family moved to the Wes tern Reserve in Ohio, and he graduated from Ober.lin college in 1851, being a classmate and intimate friend of Prof. L. F. Parker at this city. From the time of his graduation until 1855, he was engaged in teaching school. He came to Grinnell in 1855, and after a brief period of teaching, opened a law and real estate office. It was thru his influence about this time that Profes sor Parker was induced to come and to stay in Grinnell. In 1858 he was made a member of the general board of edu cation, having in charge the education al matters for the entire state, this district including several oounties. He was editor of the Montezuma Repub lican in 1860, and during the campaign •that elected Lincoln to the presidency. In 1861 he enlisted in the Fourth Iowa cavalry as a private, but was later transferred and given the lieutenant colonelcy of the Fortieth Iowa infantry, where he was in command of the reg iment much of the time, as Colonel Garret was on detached duty. His army service greatly impaired his health, having fastened on him stom ach and intestinal troubles that re mained with him to the end of his life. After the close of the war he was for some time, in the reconstruction per iod, a district judge in Arkansas. Later he was four four years consul to Glas gow, Scotland. On his return to Grinnell he was for a time in the private banking business in company with C. W. H. Beyer, of this city, which relationship was dis solved when Mr. Cooper organized the Merchants' National bank, of which he was president until failing health compelled him to give up business here and go to a milder climate. He was the first mayor of Grinnell, from 1865 to 1867. He was a trustee of Iowa college as he had been of "Grin nell University," which was lost in Identity when it was merged into Iowa college. He was also a trustee of OberJin college. The most recently •built of the grade sohool buildings in this city, and the most beautiful one in location and .general a.ppearance, was named in honor of Colonel Cooper. His gifts to Iowa college have 'been numerous and some of them very large. In addition to those in actual money, are others in rich works of art, and his personal interest and service were con stant and very helpful. One of the largest and most beautiful of the stained glass windows of the new chapel was his gift as a memorial to his departed wife and Mrs. Candace Parker. These two were classmates and intimate friends in Oberlin. and continued so thru the life of each. It was on the occasion of the dedication of the chapel last year that Colonel Cooper made his 'last conscious visit to the city he loved so well. His friends noted then with keenest regret the weakness that compelled him to have an attendant in his travels and dreaded the news which they knew -must won come and which was received on Fri day last. The body is expeoted here next Fri day and the public funeral will take place on that day or Saturday. i- i'l SlSjvS WSi* 1*. f- 4 S^S' 'V«^T 3 1 ?4 1 T.-R. BULLE.TIN. The Weather. Sun rises February 25 at 6:47 sets at 5:53. Iowa—Partly cloudy, with showers in the east and central tonight, and cooler In the northwest Tuesday fair and cooler. Illinois—Showers tonight or Tues day warmer tonight and cooler Tues day afternoon. South Dakota—Generally fair tonight and Tuesday cooler tonight. Missouri—Showers tonight or Tues day warmer in the east cooler in the west tonight, and cooler Tuesday. PAGE ONE. Telegraphic Mews: Tragedy in Church Without Parallel. Gallinger Wants Merchant Marine Subsidy. Favorable Report on Dawson's Bill. Au'tomobile Disease a Menace. Oil Burns Woman to Death. Racer Due in Chicago TonighL More Asylum Abuses. PAGES TWO AND THREE. Iowa News: lias Historic Document Fall From Pole Fatal. Old Men fo.r Cummins. Opening New Coal Field. Saves $65 From $4,000. Knights of the Grip. PAGE FOUR. Editorial: Antis for Carroll. Express Rate Regulation. Tasting Their Own Medicine Retailers Proscirastinating. Hack to the Farm. Topics and Iowa Opinion. Iowa Newspaper Comment. PAGE FIVE. City News: Gray of Delaware. Story, The Fighting Chanoe. PAGES SIX AND SEVEN. City News Green Moutain Bank Closes Doortt Omaha Owners Would Sell. State Examiner in Charge. Prize Corn Brings Big Money. Cummings Selects Delegations. Workman Falls Twenty-two Feet and Lives. Central Changes Time. Daniel Kelly's Brother Here, General News of the City. PAGE EIGHT. Markets and General: Buy Butcher Stuff. Hogs Generally 5 Cents Higher. Wheat and Corn Strong. Evans Won't Get Promotion. County Convention Endorses Taft For President and Cum mins For Senator HOME THE PLACE FOR ^LLISON Hon. J. D. Morrison, Candidate for Dis trict Delegate, Permitted to Select Delegation to State Convention Resolutions Without Opposition. Special to Times-Republican. Grundy C?nter, Feb. 24.—The repub licans of Grundy county held their con vention here this afternoon, and it was in complete control of progressives and i.n accord with the conventions previ ously held in Marshall and Tama coun ties. All tiie precincts in the county were represented. Strong resolutions were adopted, without opposition, commending the national administration declaring .in favor of William H. Taft for president endorsing the administration of A. B. Cummins as governor and favoring his election as United States senator, and commending the acts of the Thirty-first general assembly. The resolutions also complimented the career of Senator Allison, whose: work entitles him to a place in the hearts of the people, but recommended that he be allowed to spend the re mainder of his days in peace and quiet at home. Another resolution endorsed Hon. Warren Garst as the republican can didate for governor. The congression al situatioa was not touched upon. Hon. J. D. Morrison, of Reinbeck, who is a candidate for district dele gate to the national convention, was accorded the privilege of naming the delegates to the state and district con vention. He selected the following delegation, which is representative of the progressive sentiment of the coun ty: J. D. Morrison. Reinbeck: J. T. Gray. E. H. Crary, C. E. Thomas and H. A. Wil oughby, Grundy Center: W. A. Kauffman and John Lister, Conrad John Stev/art, Reinbeck, and M. E. Hunter, Dike. ADDITIONAL MARKETS St. Louis Grain. St. Louis, Feb. Wheat—May. ^w:».'i!J.ar 24. 9r7H. •Corn—.May. 57%. Oats—May not quoted. New York Grain. New York, Feb. Wheat—May, 1.02H. Corn—May, 69%. 24. $*? 1908—CONGRESS IN SESSION £td* Our war ships going around tha. world, we're digging the Panama canal, several things will happen in Iowa. Order the T.-R. and keep posted. 4«i N E 4 7 New York Physician Make# Startling Statement Concern ing Devil Wagons v- CUTS SHORT MANY LIVES Fumes From Gasolene Driven Cars Affect Throats of People Who Fre- quent City Streets—Cause Conges tion and Decay of Tissues—Aid to the Grippe Germs. /.i New Tork, Feb. 24.—"The gasoline driven automobile has added a new disease to the woes of civilization—a disease which may cut ten years off tho life of the person afflicted. I would cali it 'automobile disease,' and have dis covered that not only in New York in the streets frequented by such motor cars, but in Paris, London, and Berlin, it also exists." Dr. Henry Becker, physician, made this statement last night after conduct ing tests for nearly a year on patients suffering from the new malady, which affects the tissues of the throat and lungs, causing congestion and decay, and giving a working area for baccili consumption, pneumonia, grippe and other affections peculiar to the respira tory organs. The doctor attributes the disease to the fumes from gasoline., MINE TURNS OUT RICH. Hi Aldrich of Iowa Falls, Has Joke on Friends. I 1 Special to Times-Republican. Iowa Falls, Feb. 24.—Hi Aldrich, for merly of this city, and for many years in the railway mail service between Sioux City and Dubuque, has just been able to turn the joke on a bunch of friends who have been poking fun at him for several months, as a result of a western mining venture. Some time ago, A. W. Williams, formerly super intendent of the Scranton schools, se cured a lease on some property in Ne vada that "looked good," and induced his old friend Aldrich to in* st in.some ot the stock in fthe new mining com pany. Mr. Williams was an old miner and took the superintendency' of the new venture and continued his devel opment of the property. Mr. Aldrich became enthusiastic and told his friends he had a "sure thing." They naturally hooted the idea and more in the spirit of a joke than anything else, a few of his friends bought somfe stock, at a nominal figure, but continued to "guy" him on every occasion. Within the past few weeks, the mine has reached a depth o£ 100 feet and the richest kind of ore has been struck, assaying from $400 to $1,100 a ton. with an ore ledge forty-four feet in width. WOMAN TO PLEAD CASE. Miss Mary Leonard Will Be Portia at Hardin County Bar. Special to Times-Republican. Iowa Falls, Feb. 24.—The unique scene of a fair Portia at the Hardin county bar at the March term of court, Is one of .the possibilities that the le gal fraternity is looking forward to with interest and pleasure, for it will probably be the first time a woman has plead a cause in the district court. Miss Mary Leonard, a devout student of,. Blackstone, has a claim of i$2,000 against this city for alleged in/Urles resulting from a fall on an icy walk. Miss Leonard was for many years a resident of Chicago and there devoted much time and study to law, lawyers and the courts. This experience she" proposes to utilize in the prosecution ot her case and so will appear in court! as her own attorney. WILL DECIDE CHAMPIONSHIP. Cedar Falls High School Debating Team Goes to Elkader, Friday. Special to Time?-Republican. Cedar Falls, Feb. 24.—The Cedart Falls high school debating team will go to Elkader on Friday. February 28, to. debate with the high school team of that city on the question. "Resolved, that a limited disarmament of the leading powers would promote civil!--, zation." The Cedar Falls team, Car son Taylor, Glenn Davis and Max Cunning, won honors last season from the Elkader team, and from the Oel-: wein teams. This season it has held first place in debate with West Water loo and Waverly and this week's de bate will decide the championship of northeastern Iowa In the state high school debating league. FINED FOR ASSAULT. -i Boone Man's Mistreatment of Sis*#!* v Cost Him Dearly. Special to Times-Republican. Boone, Feb. 24.—John Voetglin was fined $60 and costs, and twenty days in jail for assaulting his sister, Mrs. F. L. Thompson. He claims that she grabbed him and proceeded to beat him with a poker. He then pasted her one in the face. Judge McBurriie thought him the guilty party, and sent him t® jail. Thirty-seven Cows Passed. Special to Times-Republican. Iowa Fails, Feb. 24.—The first test of cows owned by private parties in the city, has been completed by Assistant State Veterinarian Evers, and resulted, in the thirty-seven cows tested being passed after applying the tuberculin test. Another bunch will be tested Up coming week.