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LA FOLLETTE INAUGURATED
Strenuous governor of Wisconsin Be*
gins Third Term Today.
«.»-«'*.
Madison, Wf., Jan. 2. Robert
M. La Follette was inaugurated
governor of Wisconsin .for his
"third term today. No Inaugural
address was' given,. -Instead the
governor vyiir send ..a' message to
the legislature, nexi' week.
TRAIN If,
ed
*8
hsk*
PASSENGER TRAIN ON CHICAGO,
GREAT WESTERN WRECKp
AND MANY INJURED.
al
Chicago, Jan. 2, Several pi
were Injured when a passenger,\
on the Chicago & Great Wester|lp#ie|
•derailed at Harlena,suburb today*
f, A signal to stop was apparently!
^ignored by the engineer and to preVent
collision with a Wisconsin Centra#
strain the man in the aignal tower pperf
ated the derailing device. The bag
jgage car and first coach left the rails,
iS* The InJuredfVv^
The severely injured are:
Mrs. Minnie Lennox of Minneapolis.
Daniel Oliver of Belvidere, II}. .,4|
Engineer George Kane of Chicago.
ith the following: reply addressed to'
*,068861
'"1 have thuivhonor to reply to fPj$X fiSgJl
ojposal. to hbl4 negotiations ,Jan_ a._officlat
^oondmon8.and the -der of resident Washington today ex
i"* ?Pr
prr?
ded afe commissioner. Major Ge£-
Tftchli' chief of
il mys.elf of thiB opportunity
to your excellency assyr
ly respect. ,,
Nogl.
flscon Hears News,
Nn, Jan. 2.^^ April,
port,
nvalescents man
l,nts
Expected,
torpedo boat des
3n page
HOr 1WA
(ANA
W
progress.
In
w-
VVHITE HOUSE TODAY THE SCENE
OF A MOST BRILLIANT SO
CIAL EVENT.
t)
N
sIsGCIA 8 E A 80 N
New Year'* Reception Is the Signal
for Official and Resident Washing.
ton to Begin Round of Ce^grponlou?.
clal Affairs.
I
k"
lr New Year's greetings to Presi­
and Mrs
AS
rtment today received, 4 ¥Wte house they were greeted by a
American Minister Gi*Is- »irst of melody from the Marine band.
that the minister Jt^Sfhe floral decorations, while not elab
ilrs of Japan notified Sttn Mrate, wero more than'have character
-1 surrendered Port Arttiur ^ed recent White house receptions,'
Sunday evening. ftit Reclve In Blue Parlor.,
•do Boats Disarmed. The beginning of the reception -was
^an. 2.—The Russian iorv|announced by a flourish sounded by
flSkory, Stratnl, VIastBt1,'tithe trumpeters of the Marine band, eit
"in
have bteen^ilis? -^pated near, the foot.of the main stair
the Japanese, destrojifsrs' case. This signalized the approach
e. ate receiving party. The
ite flag Sunday and-|re- the President and Mrs. Roosevelt re
•e were 15,000 sick and csplved their guests.:
Arthur and that 6,|)00 Precautions for Salety •*v
10
'J
Conditions Very Pleasant
By the President's direction no abso
lute limit of time was placed on the re-
to "mu P'acea on me re-
Against
Revolt at the Whit#
house. Events brilliant -and specta-
9 & matted
'fO&rpfr
l, te era- Trye Democracy Rulef
to sign a convention for can- The reception was characterized by
a without waiting for ratio- true democracy. All people whether
ind to cause the same to take of high ciegree or low, rich or :poor,
ite effect. The authorization were welcomed to the historical man
plenary powers will be signed sion and afforded the opportunity to",
highest ofBper of each of the personally: greet both the President
ng parties 'and same shall toe and Mrs. Roosevelt. Thousands em
by respective commission- braced this opportunity.
ft, house they were greeted by Wid gvcgtiHon of W Grains Miller who
ine cai.ers ennrea me
joined animatedly,in conversation with
their
taken
Expected or to pass along the line'
tected cruiser Alt-
hmiB
torpedo boat ide- v'
his pockets.
Crowd ,s
is the harbor Mere l^e reception concluded
jelieved th&t th^re1,0'010^ -The total number
the Russians are
,was
Many Forefgners Presertt.,
Representatives of thjrty-eight !for-
,^-^ign countries altaihe in full courts
"*lress. head'd by Count Gassinj, anjbas-i^fr®'j
ador pt RyssiaVnfi dean of the dlplo
a tie corps,' were the first to present
OTTUMWA, WAPELLO COUNTY JANUARY 2, 1905
HAPPY :^EW YEAR
Ottumwa starts upon the year 1905 with a bright prospect for
Js&J
ten years the assessecF^ value of taxable property has in
creased from $1,465,954 to $2«4?0,320.5-
In ten y^ars the estimated population has increased from 17,000 to
23,000 souls.
In the year now opening jbellfre the city the outlook -is for record
-^breaking business in every linear Let every Ottumwan iBOOM
FAILS TO AC? OBJECT
OF HIS 8U|rpAY .VISIT TO
HUP#INGDON.
QUARRELS 2YI1H FRIEND
Tried to Placate tlje Six Vestrymen
Who Accuse H^n «f Trickery In Con
nection y^lth^ihe, "Presentment"
Talbot.
Huntingd
found Bi?hc
strong for
town sudfi^
Dr liritSb#
Jan. S.-rDr. Irvine
iA unexpectedly.
Tifecticftlly forced to
9'icloc£ bad
been accused by, Mr. {lilller of duplic
ity.
He was not permitted to attend his
old. church. A.,•committee waited ,on
him: Sunday morning and warned him
Blshop
fe I Possible. "'His however, instead from Trinidad Colo to Deming, N. M„ .V
shortly after 11 o'clock. The sky was
0j
l^i»ad.:hlS.r.]atfo«,w1lb
tryaan^ttaibre
hftfi
•|nd were forced to eriter their ladies, constituting the immedl-w teleg^aih was_ denounced as a gt^gment^f
distinguished
admit that Stoesjsel party entered the blue parlor Where Phil^dglptifl. uc
Both were in excellent, spirife"'
I wimuwij.iu wuv«™uuu mui called uopn Denithorn in behaU of Dr.
Enormous.
7-1lS'
neftrifeljOOO more
year.-
nrt and later following them ,weie tank of
e. .judges of thff lower^court .foriaer drsirii^
embers 'of the -cabixj^t and"- -ox-mini^
ers pf the United jBtaies.'tkgn cam#
'L-J'^enatora, rtpfesetitaUveg and dele
Skates in-co'pgresS, eommisfiionerV, in
[ife^diciary officters' of the Distrlot .^of Go
la.'^umbia, whoWero followed ljy tte mll-l Jowa Partly cloudy and much
^usi itary %ranch\ of the government, Coil-1 colder in the north-' Tuesday/ fair
,it tives of the civilian government and South Dakota
at 1 o'clock the general reception of night And Tuesda]
citizens began.* .411-were greeted cor-jture Tuesday,
dially b^&wlawa^dewt and under th6| •:-/•*.'
fd stirringthe peopld Nino o'clock
wer.®^& |Sidiy past Ui« ire- Seven o'clock
ceiv
u,
stta,ned, with
nf W flrafllB M111^r whn
„vpr hp3ri
'adherentt
nrt,BroT, tua
has ever been a stanch of the
unfrocked clergyman. ,gt' ,•
Quarrels With. His Host."
The sensational feature of his visit
here -kss his disagreement with his
1 them in yesterday hkve of the President iand Mrs ttooeeve't-e^c^ '0li^ letter explaining misrep- Comijany 'Wl" Demand Increased
Dr. They escaped f^om and the members of the cabinet and v.^^^ne. Xer ?hat I should & a Sf
^.?ey[^y' ^torney H?r^ert Noble
lpbia.
Jand
Dr. frvihe, too, had told Mr. Hilller
that no such message had been re
ceived here and that^t was a newspa-,
per fabrication. I
"With this .understanding
Denithorn
conciliation.
until his- departure',!# ,«^pn.
S:l ^liftrLjk cH^up'^pyiH^W«
ew Year's'preetings to tbe Presidents The 5-year-old daughter
hen came the Justices of the supreme StUU, living ja^ar Heamcoi, fell iato a^held that there
i9v» iji'dock ti
Vff
7
PRE8IDENT OF 8ANTA FE AN
SWERS CHARGE OF VIOLA
TION OF THE LAW.
A I S E O IS S I O N
Which He Is the Head and Declares
Chicatfeo, Jan. 2.—That the Santa Fe
awer'nfa'dG-'yesrarcii ..
P. Ripley of the Santa Pe to charges
made against the road.
The accusation against the transport
ation company was that, through Its
traffic chief, presumably Paul Morton,
that if .he entered the building most it had made a secret contract With the
•of the congregation woiild leave. iColorado Fuel and Iron. Company) Legion
Dr, Irvihe cajme to Huntingdon in (whereby that company benefitted to! WashtagtavD C. Jan. 2.—The an
the-hope of placating the six vestry- the extent of more than $1,000 a day.' nouncflw^rwas made by Ambassador
men-of St, John's church, who accuse' The^specific charge, made two weeks Jussefeo«f'tfatt President Lonbet, of
Tftlbot settled as speedUy as company a rate of $1.10 a ton o» coal Hone
improving tbe situation, has only or $1.15 a ton less than the rate named
hi, (orm.r
8ay Ruin Was Result
1?: s«»ty 4t
guests. Every precaution was the hope of effectixtg a re- S!, commerce law. mountains, including TexaB and the
throughout the house to insure ^ncn,ati(m n'nrthorn howler de-
It was declared that the granting
A in re
?L^pini»t°a pt0^
(CaH ?fc
c,°f
ident Ripley's statement is as fowpws:
t^ comp®ny
and Iron
in
aB
*s charged mh granting
ithe°facB&
«t
BeeIas
co^?anx
«..« ««,.
plrIt
I„do?°lu
accept -66 a proportion of a through'
rate from the Colorado coal fields to
joints on the El Paso an(l Scmthwes
IS ONE
HIGGINS TAKES SEAT.
New Govefnor of New York Assumes
Duties of His Office
Albany, N. Y., Jan. 2. Gov
ernor filggins today was formally
Inaugurated governor of New York *.
state. Outdoor ceremonies
been planned but were marred
a drizzling rain. A large crowd
was in attendance.
OFIYSTERY
DE3 MOINES POLICE THINK MUR
DERER OF MI8S MABEL 8C0v
FIELD 18 CAPTURED.
Used c«t'm.Pnw in naman. o„if but the case was dismissed because or.^ pwm the other-' improfomei
Used as Cata-Paw In Damage Suit. insufficiency of evidence^ if™ apf)r°ximfite sratem.pnts, B«veto"
Thomas immediately thereafter mfets!^e,°®?erB °J ,tl,e companies "or
1
ried Miss Van Ostr»nder the chum
-^Bltxit's friends too railroad has not violated ithe spirit of dead bodp1 was toun^'in "Hhe Des improvements have bee#" 5V061
•h^ve.«|3unday and he left the lnterestate commerce law and that m0ines river flve years ago last Octo- determineas^ipon. The rtv^imp
the^lnterst^e commission has been
ber.
rif JS* of violence on tjgf bgfot physicians
mta Pe to charges ™at6r
of resorting to trickery to induce ago in a Rearing before the interstate France,#ad conferred upon Frtincis are not oomnlete Bhow a totaL of al^
th6m to sign what they supposed was commerce commission, was that the B„ Loonfis, assistant secretary of state, .l lOraw'^te, snow a totaL oj ai
a petition, to'have the controversy, with road bad granted to the Fuel and Iron the gjfcid office of the Legion' of
in the tariff filed with the interstate
commission.
loomi8^5Tonored.
President
^Methodist Church and Parsonage
Iowa Town Destroyed.
MarshaUtown, Jan. 2.—-(Special.)
a
ad id S a
that the Chicago, Jan. 2.—^ngrfneers, firemen,
to/tavf bnnn ^nr trainmen and conductors will meet
11c as it seem^ to^nave been by one here Tuesday to formulate de
member at Iwst^^ the interstate com- mands for increased .wages and
shorter hours on all roads running
The ApcnisoBf, ,Topeka & Santa: Fe west from Chicago, The*? schedule
HiHier
this case been agreed on will furnish'the basis for
and, in" deman«i.s
has even
be®n
li- Old Girl F»i1« Int Road should be the same as our mrs. CHADWICk TELLS rifeft HUS
rtite'wto the junction with that road,nor
Is tliere any rea,son,,legal, commer-, STORIES OF DISGRACE
ethical, why 'these rates should.'
ibe th0f«ame. Hideed, the courts have
iy well be a differ-
3500.
^"The arrangem«
which Is uqder:
on a11
iscussion was maftd with the B1 Paso ®°n^a5[ f00"1^ betwen- Dj-' Leroy S
nd Southwestern Railway company ^hadwick and his wife in the Jail-here
or Its own benefit and use and in no J*®8
aanner discriminated against any in-
-.his arrangement isfaa made. We have repeated
"^ken no law arid have /notbJng to
loglze for,*- 1.
1
Used as a! Cat's Paw.
The interstate commerce cojramls-
(Continued! on page 4L)
GR^ND
Loubit Confers Deai4« of
Lo«et Conferr. Degrte of
FIRE AT MADRID.
most $l40,000i—Yekr
Ishing Progress ljvviM|iW
ment of^_C
Are Con'templatMli' /'S"
Dob Moines, Jan. 2. —(Special
Charles Thomas today pleaded not ... .v ,.„
guilty of the mofder of Mabel Scofleld thousa^^|pp|^S^^^
and was denied bail. 5 ing and remodeling
Believe Mystery Solved. and improveifie(Stt|!-thW
After five years of Indefatigable ef
fort the Mabel. Scofleld murder mys-.
tery is believed to have been solved koyses^ built
by the arrest of Charles Thomas to an- ,? ine
swer to an indictment charging him
with the crime. Thomas was located
in an adjoining state and brought
Railroad Man Defends the Railroad of 'back"t»^ this city in charge of Sheriff The figures for the,public'Itajprjjfl,
vuu'^u Vi »u Li Loper. He waa tried before a justice
of the peace
That Interstate Board Hae Been formation charging the sajne crime,
0f^"luals malflnS
his alleged victim. Mabel Scofleld's:. Ffe^the year^ft06,#ji|(ij®fe 9f,^f5i
Although thei? were no marks ™nJ.f01"
of Honor-Upon American. t,he Public Water co.mpany
up many thousands of dollatS.
In
Methodist church and parsonage with
a
"So many and such distorted/state- $3 ft
host, W. Hillier, oyer the telegram ments have been publised a/to the overheated "furnace.
which, he is now asserted to have sent recent hearing before two dnembers
to W. 6. Miller which read: Of the interstate commisaiatf, wherein TRAINMEN WILL GATHER
"Don't say aaHihng- I have writ-
i0
?S,(J(JU. The insurance' was
The fire was caused by an
Wages or
Men on Rocky Mountains Roads.
0
...
Toads to the Rocky
Ku»ty southwest, but not west of St, Paul
ARE UNTRUE^.
.Cleveland, Q., Ja^. 2.—^Tbe meeting
of
on
,ividual flrm or corporation^ }n the coal *s This Conversation. wa( ligtld t#.
lusiness. Nelthef this company nor Chad wick's cell, whither her husband'
,ny of 'lts oflBcers (are in any manner had been taken as soon,as hfp ball had
newspapers
They are.
wrong.',^4'?
"^o'ent weeiir
both^'
erencp'^a^jj
'W£i
From Tuesday's
Over ?OOO,t)0Q ver^AMe|B
ing improvftmetot iB !o^,«nW
the year 19W,
ur«s do not
pended in
of the Ottumwa:
during the
by the Ott umw»Tra$lpfi '&
pany, or the large,'ei^ounts^jj
by the varloufci
city.
The figures "do *40t jil'ciu
ty
to
con)P»to th°
ment
11
^v«e, nAn11' ?6v
an^-
valuation.-,
are taken from t^e records
three years ago on an in- office of the city cleric \t Rs W«*MX
ar©
entirely correct The
the itupfovementv.,^
jrtifrtr-'&s*
criftffii
toe* Christian church is in^jprO
a probable ^ost of $15,000. Vllilr^
9m&?
undoubtedly'be as many ¥egf£4nee4
and
cottages put up as clurlnsfiew and Vp-i
the lmprovoments to
bo cOntjjWttd %r-w4
u.The
lII1I„uveil,BI1La OI WfllIH Tnev
figures and'the estimat.esvufeoh!
the improvements of J.904", white they
most $623,000. as follows:
Paving.
North Marlon street.......$ 14,954.62
worth Market street B04.fl5
fcixth street 2464.110
East Second and Vine streets 14,183,93
Third street 2,290.74
Washington street .. .. .. 8,371.82
Green street 8.603.!£f
Alleys ............ ... 2,736.42
Resurfacing. "7?
West Second street 7.640.75
East Main street ..'w.' 13,641.20
Building new sidewalks ... 4,000.00
Sidewalk repairs .. ...... 1,466.11
Blake's Branch sewer .... 6,189.47
Finley avenue sewer .. .. 10,682.00
General sewer expenses ..., 7,839.00
Orchard street school ..,
building ...... ... 4,200.00
Repainting school buildings. 2,000.0ff
New heating plants in three.
school buildings 2,000.00
Grading and building wall
at Garfield school........
/^000.00
T.otal $108,20,MO.
-tifevJi Other lmprovem«ttt«»
building ^^:f2rf 6oo.bo
BaJIlng^Il hotel ,„i' S2.o0o.QQ
Public Wateir company lm- WmS.\l
prpvements ,: ..
Iowa Telephone building^, ,- 9.000.00
Phoenix Trust building....' lO^OOp.OO.
L. P." Russell, brick on West
Second street 5.000.00
Baptist churcht ~.r,i£°* 29.000,00
Wilkinson Flats A. 10,000.00
EMmunds Flata**,.' 5,000.00
Morrell Packing corppan'
Box Car IfOa'dt?
Main Str0%f Afethodiat Eptt\
''copal V.: /f
tut. D. 0, Broekrnfln A-- -£,\
w. e.
Hotpl Court -tab..
Ottumwa tyattSnal baafc. ,£J.,
Ottumwa davi^B
Frank Kerfootif......
Ottui&wa Gas ^!otftplkny»:
L. ATjrtswotj 'at' Qald1
Part: ., i. /.
W. M. Meeker $# fair *gfrot)nS
Ottumwa. Mandlc Fenstoxyf~
CemSat Block Company
Dain. Manufacturing .co|r
Ottumwa Cat Blotfe.
Fox reirfdenoe, Ea jr

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