Have been reported first in the
q«,: Times-Republican, notably the ter
rible theater disaster in Chicago,
McKinley's assassination, San
Francisoo earthquake and the hor
rible school fire in Cleveland.
Republicans Adopt Rules to Pre
vent Democrats From Block
PREVENT NUMEROUS ROLL CALLS
Some Drastic P-ovisions Adopted for
Remainder of Session—Many Inter
ests Represented at Hearing on
Amendments to the Sherman Anti-
Trust Law—Washington. News.
Washington, April 4.—The committee
on rules of the house today "tightened
the screws" on the- democrats with a
view of reducing to a minimum the op
portunity for obstructive tactics. JDal
zell presented a rule whereby the house
bills with senate amendments shall be the first
sent to conference or the amendments
tion of any kind being allowed. This
rule, also contained the drastic provls-
ion that for the remainder of the ses-
privilege to have precedence over a
motion to adjourn, the question to be
decided without debate or amend
Hearing on Anti-Trust Amendments.
In the interes': of amendments to the
Sherman anti-trust law, a large dele
gation of representatives of manufac
turing, commercial, railway, labor and
agricultural Interests, all identified
with the National Civic Federation,
-appeared today before the house com
mittee on judiciary.
Chairman Littlefield read a num
iber of telegrams from manufacturing
and business lirms thruout the country,
vigorously protesting against the pro-
ufacturers and business houses were
present in the Ipterest of their clients.
Seth Low of New Tork, headed a delt
.4 gation that appeared'for the measure,
^nd delivered the principal address,
j- Tlk delegation included, among others,
Samuel Gompers, Jonn Mitchell,
franklin MacVaagh of Chicago and A.
B. Garretson ol Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
A "further provision of the order was
that during th! remainder of the. ses
sion it shall be in order to close a de
bate by motion in the .house before go
ing into a committee of the whole,
which motion (shall not be subject to
amendment or debate. After a vigorous
speech by Dalsiell, explaining the rule,
during which, with biting sarcasm and
vehement language, 'he denounced the
dilatory tactics on the part of the mi
nority, the rule was adopted 138 to 119.
Consideration of the District of Co
lumbia bill was resumed.
Presiclent Tells Why.
canal zone was granted to the United I
priated by congress."
RAILROADS WON'T CONCEDE.
The plan was for the roads to se
cure dismissal of the stockholders' in
junction suit stop fighting the 2-cent
fare and th« merchandise rates, anil
make some reduction in commodity
Such a ccurse would have done
much to win popular favor, but it
struck the railroad men that it meant
too complete a surrender. They turned
it down, and decided to see the fight
thru. What course the governor and
attorney general will take remains to
The railroad attorneys haven't much
fear of an extra session. They be
lieve it has been headed off. Had the
Peckhom decision knocked out the.
rate law entirely, no doubt the legis
lature would have been called together
to pass another one. That appealed
to the railroad lawyers, and they have
•11 agreed now with the contention of
Washington, April 4. President
Roosevelt sent a brief message to the
house in answer to the resolution in
quiring by w!iat authority he exer
cised the functions of government in
the Panama cg.rial zone since the fifty
eighth congress, or by what right the
executive, legislative, and judicial func
tion in the zone has been performed
since that date. The message follows:
"The civil government has been
maintained in the canal zone under
my direction pursuant to authority
conferred by the treaty between the
United States and Panama, concluded
Nov. 18, 1903, by acts of congress ap
proved June .20, 1902, April 28, 1904,
March 3, 1905 Dec. 21, 1905, June 30,
3906. and March 4, 1907, bv which right. /»_!••
to maintain civil government in the Philippine Resolution Condemning
Minnesota's Appeal for Compromise in
Rate Cases Turned Down.
Minneapolis, April 4.—There will be Amuses Secretary Taft.
no compromise between the state of Chicago, April 4.—The Manila dis
AMnnesota and the railroads. The fight patch was shown to Secretary ift,
on the rate question must go to its who laughed (heartily when he had read
finish in the courts. it, and said:
All the lea.ding Minnesota roads "Isn't that funny? It is very satis
were represer.ted in the conference of factory 'that they didn't find it. neccs
attorneys held Wednesday in St. Paul, sary to condemn me."
and at that meeting the compromise
proposition was discussed and reject- GIGANTIC PARIS LOCKOUT,
This proposition had been conveyed It Affects 150,000 Masons, Bricklayers
verbally from state officials to certain
railroad attorneys. It was a peace
measure to end the litigation and quiet
the rate question, to avoid an extra
session of t'ae legislature and other
the state. Tliev nro readv to concede
that the law stands. all but the pen
any section. S" tho conn lias still
to decide whether the rules are eon
BUSINESS STILL RESTRICTED.
Farmers Too Busy to Haul Goods to
New York, April 4.—-.Brail stive Us to
Trade is quiet, the country over, in
dustry slill curtailed a stoppage of
work by eoal ,miners swells the num
ber of idle workmen, collections are
-slow and altho money is e.usy, bank
ers complain that borrowing demand is
light, this latter being a r§||'clion of
the lack of new business the ab
sence of new enterprises.
The movement of crops to market
has been checked by farmers turning
their attention to the work of the ap
proaching season. Retail buying, which
opened well la.st week, ha.s not held the
gain thniout the week, owing to the
cold wave visitation and tin- wide
re ad of a in
agreed to without any intervening mo- Avluat
of tho lisl
ion a motion to take a recess shall be 051 bushels in 1906-'07. orn expoits
for the week are L\396,827 bushels
against ",917.004 in 1907. For the fiscal
year to date exports are 42.405.40(5
posed amendments, and attorneys rep-j most recesses of his system, eleven
resenting nearly 200 associations, man-|
weeks of the tiscal year
MEETING OF PROTEST.
DEFEATED BY ONE VOTE.
for its maintenance were from year to I resolution condemning the
year expressly and specifically appro- Istration of the islands, by
The convention endorsed Bryan for
president and adopted a resolution de
manding tariff reform. Six delegates
were elected to t'he national demo
and Allied Workmen.
affecting 150.000 masons, bricklayers
and allied workmen in the building
trades, went into effect today. The
question of hours and the application
of the weekly day of rest law, is in-
HAS NO STATE RIGHTS.
page of work in the central west. Cold
weather in the north-west has halted
some spring trade. Southern trade has
expanded, but is slill largely below the
normal, lobbing trade the unlry over
is quiet, tilling in orders being of
rat.her light volume, while fall trade is
still backward and slow to expand.
•Business failures in the Cnited
States for the week ending April 2
number :M7. against 137 in t.he like
week of 1907. Canadian failures for
three months exceeded the*
Period of last year by S per cent, Roosevelt, was in the nature of a sur
while liabilities have been doubled.
rule will permit but one roll call on week ending April 2. aggregated 2.911.
either of the two propositions.
Slates and Canada for the
384 bushels gainst 3.4(50 S72 bushels
.. this week last. year. For the torty
i69.4fiS.417 bushels against KM,052,-
bushels against 54,584,860 bushels in
HE ATE HARDWARE
System of Vaudeville Actor Relieved «i union man, but has beet, given hon
Collection by Sur-
Seattle, Wash.. April 4.—Henry Har
rison has had removed from the inner-
knij blac j,,,t
nails six small
screws, tlirre tacks, and sundry other
bits of hardware. Incidentally, when
Harrison summoned a surgeon, he Young Didn't Get It.
thought he was suffering from appen- (Special Washington Correspondence.)
dicitis. Harrison makes a living on
vaudeville circuits, swallowing glass,
knife -blades, etc.
POST CARD COL-LECTORS GLAD.
Postmaster General Makes New Rule
in Regard to Postmarking.
Wnshins-ton .\nril 4 As the result'
cards at tins office address. The postal It is positively declared, on high au
card fad has reached enormous propor-
tions, and the new ruling is expected!
by the postal officials to be received'
with delight by thousands of collect-
To Be Held by New York Section of
New Tork. April 4.—A meeting of
protest against alleged police outrages
crowd which gathered in Union Square
last Saturday for a demonstration in
aid of the unemployed, has been called
for this afternoon in Grand Central
palace by the New Tork section of tha
socialist party. Robert Hunter will be
the principal speaker
President Surprises Washing
toil By llis Selection ol Suc
cessor to Stillin^s
LAFE YOUNG WANTED PLACE
Iowa Editor Said to Be in Washington
Seeking Job Given to Leech—Later
Occupies Post of Public Printer in
Philippines—Has Made an Excellent
Washington, April 4.—John fc.
Leech, of Illinois, new public printer
i:i the Philippines, was today appoint
ed public printer here. Leech suc
ceeds Public Printer Stillings, whose
resignation was accepted some days
ago. The appointment, made by
orary suspension to permit his occu-
pancy of his present official position.
Leech is about 45 years oid, and his
el on pi os
ette Young, of the Des Moines Capi
tal, is in Washington for the purpose
of pressing his claim to the position
of public printer, it can be said on tiio
best of authority that whether Mr.
Young is a candidate for it or not, he
will not be named. Mr. xoiing is
known positively to ha\e been an ap-
Washington, April 4. AS tne jlictiiit, but Iowa people have had the nrince vesterdav
numerous oonin aints of postal and 1.1 ii,,. ten bj tne princ sitiuaj
of numerous complaints of postal and
post cards being defaced by postmark
ing, the postmaster general has ordered '^^11 chosen for it.
the discontinuance of postmarking. Young Almost Had It
impression that he would like the
place. At any rate, another man lias
Ul0rilv in lowa circ
Massachusetts Supreme Court Decides yi^id, however, and Chairman Hon
Adversely to Independence League. nccker finally restored a semblance of
Boston. April 4.—The supreme court order, and Jones demanded that nom
not One of
jj*. -A p*
retary Morrison, speaking for the f,|], woman's body. She lingered
American Federation of Labor, tie is
heartily recommended by the late
public printer, Palmer, and his assist
ant, Bryan. I.eecb was notified by ca
ble of his appointment, and was re
quested to report for duty at the ear
liest practicable time.
Washington, D. C.. April 4.—In con- whiskers, has been slipping by
iieclion with the reports that Lafay-
ieH( that when La-
young went to the White
House today he
0 ng to
expected that lie was
public printer. He
was there only a minute, and a few
moments later announcement was
made that John S. Leech, now pub
lic printer of the
the job. The story
ly as Thursday the president intended
to name Voting, and on that day he
was toi(] 0f
on the occasion of the dispersal of the i0wa against Young, concerning al-
is that as\" cent-
leged overcharging by Young as state
binder, and that this decided the pres-
Young told the president that Frank
Gotch. the wrestler who last night de
WATSON IS NOMINATED.
Georgia Man Named to Lead the Pop
St. Louis, April 4.—Thomas A. Wat
son of Georgia and Samuel A. Wil
Independence jnations be put off until July 16.
two leading After
political parties of tiie state, and that about thirty minutes a motion to pro
it lias no right to representation on bi
Bryan's Dinner Declination.
Washington, April 4. Keprt-senltt iv
Sulzer today received the follow in
telegram from W. J. Bryan relating to I
the invitation to him to attend the Jef
ferson day dinner in New York:
"Have withdrawn aoceoiance dis
cussion makes it unwise to go."
the actions of the state of
the grounds that confirmation would'
be impossible. In political circles the
story is regarded as highly significant,
because it is alleged that it will af
fect the Iowa support of Taft.
Hackenschinidt for the world's
Administration of the Islands., championship, was an Iowa man and
States and the: duty to maintain it was' Manila. April 4. The democratic successor to another man, Burns, as nresent
imposed upon the president. Means I convention iu the Philippine defeated a the worlds champion, the president Mulai Hafld the usurp
Taft admin-| said he would have expected to learn if
tllU 11 u. .•».».» sv_ n..u n/ ivaiii
one vote, as much.
the west, and on Tuesday
liams were nominated for president expected to be without unusual lnci
and vice president, respectively. After dent.
adopting a platform, the populist na
tional convention adjourned sine die.
Nebraska and Minnesota delegations
bolted the convention upon the nomi
nation of Watson.
immediately following the adoption
of a platform a call was made for nom
inations for president of the United
Paris, April ^4. A gigantic lockout: gtates. As soon as the chairman an-
that the convention do not proceed to
j- nominations. Bedlam was in-
jjy loosened in the convention, the.
Watson men shouting. "Xo," No." at!
the top of their voices. Jones mounted
debate that lasted for
ei: with th nominations was car
ried. Instantly the Nebraska delega
tion picked i,r heir hats and coats and
followed by 'I. 1. Meighan of llinrii so
la. who alone represented that state iu
N'.p n.-tiirb:,.'c ot comment marked
their ex't and af,et. they had left t.he
limiting th* work of making nomina
»ir ii* ." as proc-1 net' with.
As the Nebraska delegation passe4
HAliSILALLTOWX, IOWA. SATUUDAY, APKIL
out I hey were intercepted by James H.
Ferris, tin' chairman of the populist
national committee, who asked Unit
tliev do not leave the convention.
The\ ill elmed to listen to liim and
went on their way.
Alabama, on the roll call, yielded to
New York, and Jay A. Forrest of Al
bany presented the name of Thomas
A. Watson of Georgia. and evoked fre
quent applause by his eloquent In
dorsement of his candidate. J. R. Nor
man of Iowa, nominated
man L. II. Weller of Nashua, Iowa.
At the conclusion of the roll call tlie
motion was made that the nomination
of Watson be made by acclamation.
This was done, even the sponsor of
Weller of Iowa voting with the Watson
BURNED TO DEATH
Mrs. Joe Keller, of Tama County, Fa
tally Burned While Burning Leaves
Special to Times-Republican.
Traor. April 5.—A distressing acci
dent that caused the death of Mrs. Joe
Keller occurred last evening, at the
Keller home, four miles north of here.
Mrs. Keller was raking and burning
leaves in the yard, when her clothing
became ignited. A small child called
prise, as his name had not been men
tioned in connection with the place.
Leech is a legal resident of Bloom
ington, 111., altho lie served respective
ly as compositor, proofreader and
foreman in the government printing
office here from 1S89 to 11)01, at which
time he was selected public printer in
the Philippines. Ho made for himself
a most enviable record as an organ
izer and administrative officer there,
according to reports in possession of work. Mr. Keller attempted to put outj their
the insular bureau. His appointment I the lire, but was unable to do so, and I cans,
has been eordialiy endorsed by Sec- almost all of the clothing was burned years
four hours In great agony.
Mrs. Keller was L'S years of age and
is survived by '-he husband and four
children, the youngest a babe of nine
DE SAGAN PLAYS SLEUTH.
Prince in Slouch Hat and Black Whisk
ers, Visits Anna Gould.
New York.April' 4.—'That Prince de
Sagan, disguised in a slouch hat and
every day on secret visits
to Mine. Gould at tlic St. kIs. -.'he
latest development in the love story of
the foreign nobleman and the Ameri
Altho the prince was not making his
calls upon the woman to whom he is
visits were mane
the prince has apent much of his time
BLISS DEFENDS PARTY.
Says Republicans Did Not Benefit by
Campaign Fund Contribution.
Xew York, April 4.—Cornelius N.
that bo(lv by Tho
mas F. Ryan,
ARMY MARCHING ON FEZ.
Latter City at Present in Possession
of Mulai Hafid's Adherents.
Rabat, Morocco. April 4.—An army
of 5,000 men in the service of Sultan
Abd-KI-Aziz, with twenty pieces of ar-
Mr. Young leaves tonight In* sultan of the south.
for the west, and on Tuesday will
speak with Secretary Taft at Council
in the possession of
LATTER DAY SAINTS MEET.
Nothing of Unusual Incident Expected
at Salt Lake Conference.
Salt Lake City, April 4.—The seven
ty-eighth annual conference of the
Church of Jesus Christ, I.atter Day
Saints, was called to order at the tab
ernacle here today. The conference is
PRESIDENT TO BRAZIL?
Rio Janeiro Expects Visit by Roosevelt
After Term Expires.
Rio Janeiro, April 4.—The mayor of
ltio de Janeiro, in his annual message,
... gives expression to the gratification I
nounced that nominations were In or- fleot, it is reported here that Presi- reactionary movement, it is recalled
der, J. B. Jones of Nebraska moved,
the expiration of his term of office.
TO RELIEVE UNEMPLOYED
some means to relieve the distress
by the visit of the American' Getting down closer to home in the
Rooseve will visit Brazil after that the standpatters controlled the
the platform, but for a time was not ^i -r istration. and Roosevelt was scarcely!
given a chance to speak. He refused ermaneri .... mentioned. The reform work of the Special to Times-Republican.
Philadelphia, April 4. Major Re- I ]as^ Iowa legislature was not even re- I Eldora, April 4.—H. C. Nelson, who
burn today issued a call for a meeting
ITALIAN DRIVER STILL HOPEFUL. I
Car in Poor Condition, But He Has Not
Yet Given Up.
San Francisco. April 4.—Tile Italian
car in the New York to Paris race
reached this city this morning. The
car is in very poor condition, but Sar
tori tlie driver, is hopeful of overcom
ing the Amcncan car's long lead.
Systematic Ett'ort to Procure En
dorsement ol Allison By In
It was generally understood that
Samuel W. Williams of Vincennes,
lnd., would be the nominee for vice
president. and when tlie roll call was Object Not Easily Understood, Unless
called for the presentation of all can
didates. the first mention of his name
was greeted with an outburst of ap
plause. His name was formally pre
sented to (lie convention by lr. J. W.
Clark of Washington, lnd. There were
no other nominations and his nomina
tion was made by acclamation.
W. V. ALLEN THE LATEST
It Is Hoped to Gain Democratic
Votes Allison Fails to Come to
Aid of President Roosevelt When He
Needs Friends in Congress.
Special to Times-Republican.
Des Moines, April 4.—Staudpa
newspapers are engaged in
democrats and populists of
states to the effect that Senator Alii
nn of Iowa, should be returned to th
United States senate
an effusive commendation of the vet
eran senator written by Senator Till
man, of South Carolna, the pitchfork
congress, was published far and wide
in the standpat newspapers of the
state and elsewhere.
The latesl is a recommendation from
Senator William V. Allen, ot Nebraska,
the mother's atte ntion to the fact that who was the populist senator from Ne
lier clothing was afire, ad the woman braska to the national congress until
hastened to where her husband was at] the people of that state returned to
senses and elected two republi-
Alien was in congress eight
as senator, in a letter to A. i\
All-.ii. of Sioux City, he expresses grea
admiration for Senator Allison and S
thinks he should be elected. Senator
William V. Allen formerly lived in
Iowa, at Ackley. It Is presumed o!_ Special to Times-Republican
course that the Allison people will
The ii will be held Sun- make great use of the recommendation
he fut,uai will be nua su Ackley in.luding stock and machinery, hay,
where Senator Allen is so well known. etc., valued at $10,000, belonging to A.
gressives are at a loss to know. Some
of the standpat newspapers have been
talking about democrats voting for the
republican candidates for United States
senator. Of course everyone well un
derstands that at the primaries voters
will be given the ballot of the party
with .vjiich /hey affi'.'ate and the only
way a democrat can vote for a repub
lican candidate for United States sen-
to be engaged, nevertheless, Jt is understood thiit the real demo-j for Elkhart, 311.
.j1 visits were made was admit- crats of iowa who see Allison's record Fifteen vears ago, Mr. Corey, now
Bliss, treasurer of the republican na- this time when it begins to look as to comply .with her request and is jour- near Humboldt, Iowa. Hackenschmidt
J'""" tiona'l committee, said today that so tho the Roosevelt policies were about neying to his little "pal" of former
the republican was concerned, to suffer a rude shock at the hands days. tight. The left side of his head was
is nidi u.s n-wiii contribution of half a million dol- of congress. Newspaper dispatches
lars was made to the campaign fund
company in 1900. Bliss' statement
was brought forth by the publication
of the reported contents of the pre
sentment soon to be made by the
grand jurv, based upon evidence given
ident not to make the appointment, on
represented as having escaped, tho by
tie headway on the Aldrich currency
bill, but being in a hopeless minority
on the president's side has not been
able to accomplish much.
Republicans who come to Des
Moines for one reason of husiness or
another and talk politics, talk
about the hotels, are talking
about the reactionary movement. The
action of congress at this session, they
say, are bad. They point out many
matters of legislation of which the
country stands in need, but they see
no hope of any legislation amounting
to anything going thru. They are ask
ing "Is :^e country ready for a reac
tionary nr i/venient to set in at this
time? They fear, or at least they say
they fear, that unless ginger is pu
into the campaign there will be a re
actionary movement in the selection of
representatives to the national con- I
gress, and that the next congress will
be as bad as the present one.
state convention on March 18, and had
a majority alike in the convention and
on the resolutions committee, but in
their resolutions scarcely a word was ...
of the citizens permanent relief com- convention the standpat press is
mittee, for tho purpose of -devising
le asl owa
among the unemployed in the city. pajjer referred to the primary elec
tion law in contemptuous terms and
on but nce
gagf.,i sneering at the reforms of
legislature. One news-
told of an enormous
to the state, adding with a sneer, "Re
forms come high." The same paper
referred in like manner to LaFollette's
bill in congress to have a commission
investigate the tariff question.
Not only did the standpat conven
tion fail to endorse the action of the
legislature in passing reform legisla
tion, but when the name of Blythe
was mentioned the standpat delegates
stood up an:l waved Hags greeting
gi\mg the great railroad lobbiest and
notorious political boss ot the reser
vation an ovation greater than that
given to Senator Allison when Ilia
name was mentioned.
the sta.nd.pat and railroad candidate for
governor two years ago. in the Sioux
City Journal says this means that the
supreme rourt will not Permit
the Standard Oil company.
Should this reactionary movement be
allowed to gaLher headway in Iowa
and t.he standpatters control the next
Iowa legislature it is well understood
to be their intention to repeal the two
cent fare 1: w. the anti-pass, primary
election measure, law prohibiting cor
porations watering their stock and the
law prohibiting corporations from con
tributing money to political campaigns.
William WeUlen is again a candidate
for the republican! nomination as repre
sentative fr:111 Hardin county. Charles
MeKem l.)u:-eii is also a candidate for
the position. When Duren announced
quoting his candidacy some time ago he an
other -nminced that, in voting for United
Suites senator he would be governed
by the action of the prima/ry In bis
county alon^ and not the state at large.
Not long ago Allison and Cummins have each stated
that thev considered that the vote of Editorial:
the state at large should govern the
J. L. Ra.scom, republican legislator
legislator and all around fire-eater or from Dickinson county, and Clint L.
Price the democratic representative
from Warre.ii county have each filed
their nomination pipers to have
names plaivrt -on the primary ballot.
L. R. DeSeelhorst, of Grundy Cen
ter. h:is tiled his nomination papers as
a candidate for the republican nomi
ation of representative.
Large Barn and Nineteen Horses and
.. ....... ....
what Roosevelt is doing. The demo- "iTncle Corey." he willing to meet Hackenschmidt to
crats of Iowa who reach Des Moines: Now after many years, one of these: night. If he desires it, I Will give him
are asking why, if Allison is the great children, grown to young womanhood,
legislator that the standpatters repre- expressed a desire on her deathbed to' ... ... ...
sent him to be. he doesn't come to the see her "ITncle Corey" again. After
rescue of President Roosevelt just at! being notified he -made arrangements' Gotch leaves Monday for his farm
are full of accounts of what congress} COAL ADVANCE NOT GENERAL badly swollen and the left eye in
"is not doing" and how the president!
flamed. The eyelids were swollen and
has sent "red hot" messages in the Rises in Price Cent a Bushel at Ottum- lacerated. He said this was done by
hope of stirring up the unwilling leg- tumwa, However. Gotch's thum. Speaking of the new
islators in order to get action. Once' Special to Times-Republican. I champion. Hackenschmidt said:
during the session the house came near ottumwa, April 4. As a result of the "There is no man in all England who
doing something the other day but is
a narrow margin. In the senate the! ers s.nd operators to reach an
record is just as bad and tho Senator agreement for the ensuing period, the
Allison is represented as the great!
Sta.nd.pat newspapers of the state The Weather.
have been ivjoielng witoh the railroads
,, Sun rises April at 4b. sets at
because the supremo court of the g.,j
United States has knocked out the
Minnesota rate law. George D. Perkins,
Cattle Burned at Mason City—Loss
,. Mason itv, April 4.—A large barn,.
As to Just what the purpose of the Crossley, burned to the ground to
circulation of these documents is pro-
day Eleven cows aml eighl horsos
shutdown of the coal mines in
caused by the inability of the
diplomat and statesman he has failed, bushel at some of the local coal yards.
thus far to come to the aid of President)
Roosevelt. Senator LaFoilette of Wis- however, and some of the coal dealers
consin has been able to force some lit-
]ie price will not be raised for at
Most of -the factories and large bus
iness enterprises have prepared for the
•shutdown, of the mines and have
enough coal on hand to last them for
WOULD SUCCEED SENATOR GALE
J. H. Stevens, of Mason City, Makes
Ma.son. City, April 4.—J. H. Stevens
.made a tentative announcement last
evening of his candidacy for senator to
succeed Senator A. H. Gale, with the
understanding that he 'would not be
opposed by Mr. Gale or any one else
I iu the county.
Dr. Cole, of Britt, was here to at
tend a, conference on the senatorship
and expected to become a candidate.
He was a little surprised at the con
ditions he met and said he would no
tify his friends ihere what he would
do in a few days. Mr. Stevens is an old
resident and a .prominent citizen and
was a member of the last delegation
to the state convention.
THREE HURT IN RUNAWAY.
., .. Eldora Man Thrown From Wagon ana
in relation to the national admin- s»riouslv Bruised
resides four miles west of Eldora, met
with a serious accident yesterday while
engaged in breaking a team of colts.
He was assisted by Fred Dole and
Iowa—Partly cloudy, with showers
tonight or Sunday warmer in the east
tonight and cooler Sunday.
Illinois Increasing cloudiness and
probably showers late tonight or Sun
forceincnt o:: the $29,000,000 line against "i,-!,. o"
„,cr tonight and cooler Sur
day afternoon or night.
night and Sunday cooler.
WILL MAKE DEATHBED VISIT.
South Dakota Man Hastens to Grant
Little "Pal's" Request.
Sioux City, April 4.—Complying with
the request of -i dying girl who had
been his boon companion when she was
ator is to change his party affiliations, io years old. and who wishes once more last night defeated George Hacken
Possibly it is hoped to change some of to see the face of her old friend. J. S. I sehinidt the "Russian Lion" for tho
the democrats over to vote for Allison.'-Corey of Avon, S. D„ left Sioux City
at close range are looking to it for living at A.von, was a resident of the I from the two hour hattle.
Since Mme. Gould was brought down some fruitful attacks on the republican! little Illinois town. During his drives "lam not fatigued," he said. "I was
on Monday by the attack of bronchitis,: party. about the country he was accustomed
Telegraphic News: (y
Leech of Illinois Public Print
Lafe Young Almost Landed
Screws Tightened on l-'ilibu:
Cambridge Defeats Oxford. "w
Hackcnschmidt Admits Defeat.
Traer Woman Burned to Deatjh.
Democrats Give Allison Testimony.
Livestock Burned at Mason City.
PAGES TWO AND THREE.
Cownie on Seeding.
Lazy Man's Device.
Pioneer Stage Driver Dead.
Forger Under Arrest.
Stranger Surrenders to Police.
$100,000 Suit I'M led.
The Individual Must Be Posted.
(let Rich by Sure Plan.
Ministers' Sons, Deacons' Daughters.
Topics and Iowa Opinic
(rotch Js Champion.
PAGES SIX AND SEVEN.
Friend Kills Friend.
Scuffle on Street Results in Death.
Charge of Murder Filed.
Albion Elevator Destroyed by Fire.
John Berg Succumbs to Illness.
.Many Men Getting Coffee Plant
"L'nion Depot" Great Success.
General News of the Citj^
Markets and General:
"Weakness in Wheat.
Bearish Factors in Corn.
Cattle About Steady.
Strength in Hog Market.
'HACK' ADMITS DEFEAT
"Russian Lion" Declares Iowa Wrest
ler Is a Wonder and King of His
Class Gotch Is Ready for An
wrest]in& ehanipionship of he world
f°e' little ill effects today
not Ured w]len the batt enaea
William J. Bryan, the great leader of to take the children of his acquaint- „^LO ,„^,,IRI Fair, a Madisonville farmer, said
democracy, has given his approval to ances with him. They all called him
coal has advanced 1 cent a
advance has not been general.
PARTISANSHIP IN NEV/S
ou a a gone ro1 nours wo a
tUrn match any time he wants it.
tlme 1 wlU ut him on hls back
he ha(i been thru a prize
chance with your man Gotch.
He is a kin
class, the greatest
by far I have ever met. After
going nearly two hours with him, my
muscles became stale. My feet also
gave out. I had trained constantly
against the toe hold and had strained
the muscles of my legs. When I found
myself weakening, I knew there was
no use of continuing, I had no chance
to win. That was the reason I con
have no desire to wrestle him again.
A return match would not win back
WOULD BE IOWA'S DELEGATE.
Mason City Money Order Clerk Can
didate to Attend National Meet.
Special to Times-R\ubllcan.
Mason City, ApMl 4.—Henry .T.
Stineberg, money order clerk for the
local postoffice, is a candidate for the
honor of delegate from tlie Iowa as
sociation to the national convention,
which meets in Birmingham, Ala., this
summer. His name will be presented
to the convention at Fort .Dodge on
May 11. Mr Stineberg has been an
employe of tlie government for the
past fifteen years, is one of the early
members of the association, and a
young man of ability and high stand
Liverpool, April 4.
Wheat—Dull spot, 7s
James Hayden. The horses started to 14.000 steady: native steers, 5.25'®
run and in turning a corner the wagon |G.90 southern steers, 4.75^ 6.50 west-
ust it would be I was overturned and all three men were em steers, 4.75! .G.75 native cows
and heifers. 3.00CaC.4U stockers and
feeders, li.SOf? 5.00.
thrown out. Nelson received the most
serious hurts, his left shoulder being
broken, llis right arm injured and lie
was hurt about the head and internal
ly. Dole also was hurt internally and
was injured over the right eye. Hay
den has a severe scalp wound. All the
men w»re brought to town and cared
for anci are resting comfortably today.
Corn—Quiet spot, 5s 4%d(?i'5s 7d
May, 5s 5V£d.
Kansas Citv Live Stock.
Kansas City, April 4.
Cattle—Estimated receipts for today.
Hogs—Estimated receipts for todav.
5.000: steady to 5c higher heavy, 5.85
i&-5.S»0: packers and butchers, 5.S5
5.95: lights, 5.704/ 5.85.
Sheep—Estimated receipts for today,
none nominally steady ., .5.©0.87.25
iambs, [email protected] ,g:
Has no plaoe In a geed newspaper-™
Remember that the T.-R.'e forecast
of the convention roli sail in 1604
tallied within ene vete of the IM
retary's reoord when the vetea
counted in convention.
N E 8 2
Annual Contest Between Two
Great British Schools Rowed
on the Thames
VICTORS WIN AT THE START
Take Lead From First, and Are Nevai*
Crowded Water in Condition for
Ideal Race Record Time Is Not
Equaled Accusation of Unsportg*
Putney, England, April 4.—Cafll*
bridge today won the sixty-fifth boat
race between the trews of the Uni
versities of Oxford a.nd Cambidge ovee
the Thames course.
The crews got off at"'3:32, and'batf
not gone far before Cambridge assumed
the lead, which they held to the end,
finishing two and one-half lengths
ahead of Oxford. The result never wad
in doubt. The official time was 19:19,
the record is 18:47
The contest brought out the cus^
tomary crowds of enthusiasts, and long
before the race started the banks oft
the river, from the start to the flnisii'
were lined by people. All sorts of rivef
craft were moored along the sides tf
the stream. A northwest wind rough
ened the water. The course was diffi*
cult. Cambridge .was a strong favorite,
with the betting at 4 to 1.
The Oxford crew received much chaf
fing because of its recent trial overt
the course, a performance that waa
met by a tremendous storm of protest
as a violation of all amateur sporting
RUINS ILLINOIS TREE FRUIT.
Temperature Drops to Freezing in
Southern Part of State.
Alto Pass, 111., April 4.—The dam
age to tree fruit in southern Illinoi3
by Thursday night's freeze will reach
thousands of dollars. Experienced
growers said hardly any tree fruit was
alive yesterday, while others express a.
belief that late apples and some varie
ties of early ones are not al! dead.
Peaches and pears were in full bloom
and are believed to be al! gone. Th®
mercury stood at 2! above zero yea«
Damage in Ohio and Kentucky.
Cincinnati, O., April 4.—Fruit
growers and truck planters in Hamil
ton county, O., and counties across tha
river in Kentucky, believe much of th®
early fruit and vegetables was killed
by the frost of Thyrsrta.v night. Hen-'
the thermometer registered 28 yes
terday morning, and much of the fruit
had been killed. Frank Thatcher, a
fruit grower of Alexandria, Ky., said
he feared peaches, pears and cherriel
had been destroyed.
A FIGHTING JUDGE.
New York Jurist Bests a Negro Burg*
New York, Apr:? 4.—Justice James
A. Ogerman, of the supreme court, en
gaged in a hand to hand fight with a
giant negro, who forced his way into
the Ogerman residence early today, it
Is alleged for the purpose of burglary.
The negro first gave battle to Oger
man's butler, when the latter attempt-^
ed to eject him. Hearing the scuffle^
Ogerman telephoned for the polic®
and then joined in the fight, using his
fists to such advantage that the ne
gro was put to flight. The negro was
DEAD TWO DAYS.
Mason City Recluse Found With Bullet
Wound in Head.
Special to Times-Republican.
Mason City, April 4.—The body *of
Jacob Church, aged 65, was found in
his home at noon today by friends who
came in to investigate, with a bullet
hole thru his head. 1-Ie lived alone on
the outskirts of the city and suicide Ifll
believed to have been the cause. H®
had been dead two days.
"APRIL FOOL" LARK COSTLY.
Fifty Juniors at Clemson College, Co«
umbia, S. C., Expelled Today.
Columbia, S. C.. April 4—Fifty mem*
bers of the junior class at Clemson
College, were expelled today. It is prob
able tha.t 20 Osophomores and fresh
men will be dismissed for having left
the college campus without leave OH
an "April fool lark." All the underclass
men threaten to leave if the dismissals
NEARLY DIE IN FIRE.
Joliet, III., Men Have Narrow Escape
—Loss Is $100,000.
Joliet, 111.. April 4.—The Barrett
block .-as destroyed by fire today. The
loss is $100,000. Juiius Westfall, pres
ident of the German Savings Bank, and
Joseph Jones, a clerk for the Barrett
Hardware company, were badly burned
in esca.plng from Lhe building.
HOTEL GUESTS FLEE FLAMES.
Fire Causes $100,000 Loss in Meadville*
Pa., Hotel Square.
Meadville, Pa.. April 4.—Ov«r a hun
dred guests at the I.afayette hotel were
compelled to make hurried exits la
tlheir night olothes. early today, when
fire destroyed the hotel Muare.
Ing a loss of 1100,000.
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