The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922, November 12, 1908, Image 3
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GUNNESSCASE IS UP Ray Umphcre is Placed on Trial , at Laporte, Ind, Examination of Veniremen to Tr) Prisoner on Charge of Quadruplt Murder May Require a Week Mo ! tlon to Quash Indictment Overruled ' Tho stnto lu the trial nt Laporto, Ind. of Rn l.nmphere for the murder oi Mrs. Hello (iiinne3B and her three chll tlren "passed tho jury," thereby ex pressing Its willingness to nccept th twelve men who filled tho Jury box. The twelve men wore: Henry Mills retired fnrmer; Jnmes Emory, farmer; Andrew 1 Ames, farmer; Chariot 8chiaak, merchant; William Grey fnrmer; Charles P. Nelson, farmer; Charles Travis, retired farmer; John Bents, farmer; V. W. Bartholomew hardware dealer; I D. Collins, farm cr; O. L. Small, farmer; E. R. Hart retired' manufacturer, Attorney Worden of the defens challenged Mr. Ames arid Mr, Smnll Both were excused for cause. Thosi examined by the defense who appeal to have been satisfactory aro Kelson Schlaak. Bartholomew and Mills It was on the morning of April 21 that the Gunness case first claimed the attention of the country. With her three children, two girl and boy, Mrs. Gunness, a well-to-do widow lived on n farm north of Laporte Het first husband, Philip .Soronsen, had died in Chicago under circumstance! which gave rise to the belief that h had' been poisoned by the woman. The second husband, Peter Gunness, died from the effect of a, crushed skull, re celved one night after the fnmllj moved to Laporte. The widow said a meat chopper had fallen on him. Later a child died rather mysteriously and yet no general Investigation -followed, last spring Mrs. Gunness cams Into the limelight again by reason of her troubles with Ruy lnrnphere, who was employed by her as a farm hand Twice she had liim arrested for an noylng nor after she had discharged him and finally whe sought to have him sent to the' Insane asylnm. ' Sh claimed that be had threatened hei life and on Monday, April 27, she called on Attorney M. E. Lellter, mad her will nnd deposited $700 in th( State bank. Sne then said Lampherfl was following "er -around the streets and that he threatened to hnrn her house and to Mil her. The followlni morning her house was found In mini and in the afternoon one adult and three small bodies, all burned to a crisp, were found in the trnlns Lamphere was -suspected and that night be wa arrested. 'Oh the foilowln; Monday 'a: K Heigelein came to Laporte from Aber deen, S, D., after learning of the Gun nesB Are, to seek ills brother, Andrew Heigelein, who came to Laporte to see .Mrs. Gunness, and who had dlsap ipeared afier drawing $3,000 through at Laporte bank from the Aberdeen '.bank. On May 5, the dismembered Ibody of Andrew Heigelein, wrapped in xunny sacks, wet found burled in a vshallow grave During the next four day nine more bodies were found In the little grave yard on the Gunness farm. One waa recognized as that of Jennie Olson, arod another as that of Olaf Budsberg, tut the others were never fully Identl fled, although evidence was found to show that at least seven other men bad been lured to laporte by Mrs. Guunefis through matrimonial adver tisements, and that she had robbed and the murdered them. The grand jury indicted lemphere for murder in the first degree, ar son and complicity in (be murder ol Andrew Heigelein La bar Legislation Dinner. Washington, Nov. 10. President Roosevelt bus Issued invitations .for a notable "labor legislation" dinner to be held' at the Wfaite House, Nov. 17. The guests will include many national labor organliatie chiefs and several prominent judges and executive offi cials, but tt Is understood that Presl 4ent aompers, Secretary Morriboo, Vic President O'Ceanell and Treas urer Lessen of Uae American Federa ilea of Labor are net included, Laboi legislation will be diteutsed. Mast Next at Sfeux Palls. Fargo, N. D Nov. 10,-The Iftb Mlsstaaary department f the Protes teat Kplscepal i-burcb selected Sioua Falls, S. D., for tbtir annual Meeting flats ia J JOS. The bishops, clergy ana' delegate were dined by tb GetkafBJsne ;i Mea's - club. Strong apeictae for cabra'effective mlsfifon'ary work were dell'verd by Clement Chass f Oraaba, the btskaps or Colorado and Minnesota aad J. p Jobnon of Min spoiia. Fatal Clra In Ltatf Ressrt. Iad. S. D., Nov. 10.--KJr started ay a cigarette dropped under a bed eaused the quickest and worst nolo caust ia the history of the eity. Aa a result of the Are that desrtoyed' the resort of Aaaie Woods, oa Bleskei atreet, while over a score of girls and their rOBipanioaa slept soundly, Ella Itussell and William Wataen are dead, two others aasy die and several will be crippled for ife. Delegates Cheer Gomaere. Denver, Nov 10. Hearty applause was given President Samuel Gomperf of the Ameilcaa Federation of Laboi by the delegates to the iwenty-elgbth annual c0Bentlon of the organization at the clc&t of bis report, which he read at the afternoon session, and was interpreted o iadicate that there will be no effective opposition t his re-elfciioc VICTORIES SARDOU 18 DEAD. Dean of French Dramalats Pastes Away In Paris. Vlotorlen Sardou, who had been III for a long time, died from pulmonary congestion In Paris. Ho waa the dean of French dramatists and a member of tho French' Academy. Tho man whoso first play was hissed and who then wanted to go to America to seek his fortune, died rich and' hon- LiLiLiflLiBalMLaB ft. i sit r VICTOR1BN SARDOU. ored, with the proud titlo of France's greatest nnd most prolific contempo rary dramatist. Victorlen Sardou wns a man pos sessed of singular charm and was greatly beloved and there is universal regret that ho left no memoirs. He was born in Paris, Sept. 7, 1831. CORN YIELD IS OVER AVERAGE, Year's Crop Estimated at Over Two and Half Billion Bushels. Washington, Nov. 10. An average yield of 2G.2 bushels of corn per acre and nn Indicated Urta) production of 2,G41,C87,000 bushels "of corn nre pre liminary estimates announced in tho report of the department of agricul ture. .The yield of corn per acre in 1907 was 25.9. as finally estimated, and av eraged 25.J for ten years, while tho production Is compared with 2,592, 320,000 buslielB, finally estimated in 1S07. Quality of corn is 8G;9 per cent, compared with 82.8 in 1907, and 84.3 ten-year average. About 2.7 per cent, or 71,124.000 bushels, Is estimated' to nave been Jo farmers hands on Nov. 1, against 4,5 per cent, or 130,995,000 bushels a year ago, and a tea-year av. erage of 4.5 iper cent. The ptllminary figures for faiport- ant corn states, giving In bubnels the yield per acre and total production, respectively .--ai-a j follows: - .Illinois Si.6 and 294860,000 bushels; Iowa, 31.7 and 287,456,000; Missouri, 27 and 203,634.000; Nebraska, 27 aad 205, 767,000; Indiana, 30.3 and 137,35,000; Texas. 26.7 and 201,848,000; Kansas, 22 and 152;900,000; Ohio, 38.5 and 130,. 000; Oklahoma, -24.S and. 122,239,000; Sduth DaUota, i'9.7 and 57,677.000. INQUIRIES 1nrfoFARM LIFE. Commission Appointed by President Begins Work In Maryland. WashlngloH. Nov. 10. President Roosevelt con Bid ere the appointment of the comroifciikm on country life one of the most important pieces of sari; ibe has idone. according to the state ment made by Professor 3. II Bailey of Cornell university, -chairman of the commission, after the president had discussed the result of the first hear ing at College Park, Md. A gathering of representative Maryland farmeta was present at the first hearing. The only absent member of the commis sion was Dr. Welter R. Page, who will join bis fellows In Rlchaoond. Dr. C. W. 8tiles. who was present as a representative of the public health aad marine service, declared that typhoid fever is essentially a farm disease in the southeastern states The discussion biought out (he neces sity of better sanitary -ontio) la country districts Among tho other topics brought up were the need of rearranging the cur riculum of country schools, with a view to making them of more direct prac tical value to the farmer, the effect iveness of the rural church, parcelH post, good road's and the formation of fanning institutions, email local Insur ante companies and ee-operative aad buying agencies. Maraa Pleaa's Pevsrty. New York, Nov. 10.-CharJe W. Morse, who two years ago was rates as bsiapworth upward' of $29,000,000, swore OaYer oath that he had not enough moaey or securities left torn his vast fortune to pay h)s debts. This revelation was made ttben Morse's attorneys appeared ia the United States circuit court of appeals to argue for the admission of Moise to hall- Morse, who has beeu sentenced to fifteen years' Imprisonment at hard labor In the federal prison at Atlanta, was not peimitted to leave the Tombs prison, hut an afHdavit made by bin was read. The motion was argued before .Judges Lacombe, Ward and Coie, and decision was reserved Kills Sen While Deer "Hunting. Calais, Me., Nov. 10.Word was re ceived here that the fourteen-year-old eon of D. C. Rollins of St. Stephens, N. B , had been accidentally hhot and killed by Ms father while deer hunt ig Farmer Commits Suicide, Kearney, Neb., Nov. 9. Frank U Mcrriman, a well-to-do farmer living near Miller, committed suicide by ahoo'lng himself la the neck with a shelgua. NEWS OFJEBilnSKn Governor May Call Extra Ses ion of Legislature. Telegrams Have Been Sent to Mem bers and It Is Reported That Majori ty Have Pledged Themselves for Option BUI. Lincoln, Nov. 10 Governor Sheldon is seriously considering tho advlsnbl) Ity of calling a special session of the legislature to pass upon a county op tion bill. He tins sent telegrams to members of tho legislature, including Democrats ashing them their stand on such u measure before making up hit mind. NuraoroiiB replies were re ceded It Is declared that with the Democrats, who were defeated for re election and who have responded, a majority of tho legislature 1b already pledged' in favor of such n bill In re aponse to the governor's requcots. One matter to take into account in calling the session is the number of members who have removed from the state, or who have resigned or died. The details aro being thoroughly can vassed In the executive offlco. FI8T FIGHT AT DANCE FATAL. Emery Matthews Kills David Fisher by Blow Over Heart. Lexington, Neb., Nov. 9. Emery Matthews, living fifteen miles north of tho city, is in Jail hero, charged with tho murder Saturday night of David Fisher at a dance. The two young men, who were neighbors, hnve not been on good terms for some tlmo and when they met at tho danco hot words resulted in a fist figliL Mat thews struck Fisher twice, once on tho Jaw and once over the heart. From the effects of tho latter blow Fisher fell to the floor and died in less than a minute. MntthewB fled, but was arrested severnl hours later and brought to this city nnd' placed In jnll. The coroner held nn inquest nnd the Jury returned a verdict to the ef fect that lusher came to his death na tho result of a blow delivered by Mat thews. The county attorney today placed a murder charge against the prisoner BUSY TABULATING RETURNS. Three State Offices Close and May Turn Either Way. Lincoln, Nov, 9. The office of tho secretary of state is the busiest place In Lincoln. A large uumber of clerks are at work tabulating the incoming returns, which have begun to pile up, and from ten to twenty anxious poli ticians are busy tabulating tho figures aa faet n turned over to them. Sec retary Junkln la personally superin tending; the work. All the state offi cials gather from time to time to get the latest reports on the outcome, which will not be definitely known un til all the counties have made com plete returns. Railway commission r, secretary of state and land com- mlKSlonttr re the closest places on the ticket and the winning candidates will have very little to spare which vr aide wins. Hatfecll Suit Transferred. Omaha. Nov. 7, The nult of Gov ernor C. N. Haskell of Oklahoma against W. R. Hearst for $600,000 dam ages has been trausifcrred to the Unit d States district eoutt. The trans fer from the district to the federal court is significant, inasmuch as in the federal court punitive damages, which form half the amount sued for by Haskell, can be seemed, while the trtate court cannot allow punitive dam ages. To Teat Omaha Garbage Law. Omaha, Nov. 10.- A suit has been brought to the district court to enjoin the police from arresting Peter Knders for hauling garbage, and thereby bangs u tale of an attempt o put an end to Ibe alleged' garbage monopoly In this city. John O. Yelser, who pre pared the suit, declares that the ordi nance under which the garbage con tractor works is unconstitutional, be cause tt fosters a trust. Emma Goldman In Omaha. Omaha, Nov. 9. Stoma Goldman, known as the ''Queen of Anarchists," Is spending a week in Omaha giving lectures on anarchy be declares po licemen, soldiers and government em ployes are a lazy lot, and are totally unnecessary. She declares govern ment is not a requirement of our ex istence, and says anarchists ire not bomb throwers Abbott Announces Candidacy. Tekamab, Neb., Nov. 10. Superin tendent N. C Abbott, defeated candi date on the Democratic Mcket for state superintendent, has announced his candidacy for the appointment of superintendent of the school for the blind at Nebraska City Abbott was employed in the Institution during the lacucabeaey of Governor Holcomb Burned te Death by Lamp. Taylor. Neb., 10. The infant child r Mr. and Mrs. Parkburst was burned to death by a kerosene lamp. The parents bad gone out to milk and left the child sleeping in Its cradle. It is believed the child awakened and pulled the table cloth off the table, verturnlng the lamp as it did so Bedford Wanted for Murder. Beatrice. Neb.,- Nov. 10. Informa tion has beeu received from tho au thorities at Marengo, HI., that John Bedford, in jail here, Is wanted there far the sawder of Oscar Higanaon, GHOOTING AFFRAY AT ALLIANCE. Brother Fatally Wounds Sister and Slightly Injures Her Escort. Alliance, Neb., Nov. 9, As tho ro sult of n shooting affray near note, Liizla Drnnor Is in tho hospital fatal ly wounded, and her brother, Charles Drancr, who did tho shooting, nnd her sweethenrt. Prank Augustino, arc In the county jail Brnncr objected to the attentions of Augustine to his sister, nnd when the young couple went riding Inst night the brother followed them. Miss Branor was wearing tho fur cont of her escort, nnd mlHtnklng her for the man, Hriinur shot her nl short range. Discovering his mistake, ho fired at Augustine, but Injured him only Blightly. After MIbb Brnner wbb taken to the hospital sixty-four shot wore picked out of her buck, and her condition in critical The affair has caused a pro found sensation, nnd young Brunei- Is heart broken Augustine will probnbly be released within a day or two. WOMAN ACCUSES HUSBAND. Locates Body of Man She Says He Murdered Four Weeks Age, Ogalalla, Neb., Nov. 6. Mrs. Jennie Smith locnted tho body of Vally Mann, four miles south of Ogalalla. M&nn waa murdered four weeks ago nlno miles east of here. Smith and, his wife wero travoling by wagon and Mann asked them for food. Smith, according to his wife, shot Mann behind the ear, rifled his clothes and took (8 Mann'B body was placed in a wagon and taken to the place where it wab founu. Smith do sorted his wife in Denver, taking $900 of her money, and she then notified the police W. R. Cnyler, a Denver reporter, brought Mrs. Smith here. They took the sheriff of this county with them in nn automobile and found tho body of Mnnn where she told them it would he found. John II. Smith, the alleged murderer, Is missing, but will probably be caught. CHANCELLOR ANDREWS RESIGNS Head of University of Nebraska ,to Quit Jan. 1. Lincoln, Nov. 7. At tho mooting of the board of regents last night, Chan cellor D. Benjamin Andrews of tho University of Nebraska tendered hla resignation, to take effect Jan. 1 noxt. The board of regents voted to ac cept tho resignation. No suggestion as to hia probable successor was offered, The resignation of Chancellor An drews was not a great surprise, Sev eral months ago, following indifferent health, Dr. Andrews tentatively re signed, but tho regents at that time urged him to remain. Since then his health has so Improved thaUhls stay as head, of the school was suppofled to be Indefinite. So far as known' tbern fans been n,o friction between the chan cellor and tbe regents. Commission Plan for Lincoln. Lincoln, Nov. 9. One of the results of the recent election will be to prob ably place Lincoln city under tho conv mission plan of government. New legislation will be necessary to com plele the work, and the city officials will probably present a bill for enact ment by the legislature which will make provision for a commission gov ernment. An electlon'wlll then be nec essary for the selection of members of the commission, and this Is to be so held as to inalie It a non-partisan nffalr Stock Yards Case In Supreme Court. Lincoln, Nov .-The case wherein the Union Stork Yards company of, Omaha asks the stale railway commis sion to give it authority to raise its rates for switching about 100 per cent is again before the supreme court. The block yards company wishes to get before the commission I he valua tion of I he property used In doing the switching First Street Car Made In Nebraska. Omaha, Nov. 7 The first street car ever made In Nebraska has just been turned out of tbe Omaha shops of tbe Omaha and Council Bluffa Street Railway company and has had its trial trip. The car was constructed entirely in this city, except the cast ing of wheels, and l.n of the standard eize and construction. The company in the future will build moat or its twa cara Automobile Is Fatal te Tw. Falls City, Neb., Nov. 9. Mrs Au gust Mueller was killed aad her hus band probably fatally injured when a. buggy In which they were riding was run Into by an automobile. The driver of the automobile sought to stop his machine and partly succeeded, but tae horse of Mueller's plunged wllely, throwing the occupants under the Bug gy and the automobile Rosewatsr Thanks Newsaapera. Omaha, Nov. I. Victor Roaewater. who has been ia charge of the Repub lican literary bureau at Cfeicago dur ing the recent campaign, baa com pleted his report t Chairman Hitch cock, and takes occasion to especially vvr thank the Republican newspapers of""'v' the entire country for their anpport of the ticket Want Judge Loomls Appointed. Fremont, Neb., Not, 6. The Dodge County Bar association has prepare! a unanimous petition to Governor Sheldon, in which It ask? the governor to appoint George L. Loomls a judge of tbe supreme court to fill one of tbe vacancies created by tbe adoption of a constitutional amendment atovidlua; for additional judge.