The Alliance herald. (Alliance, Box Butte County, Neb.) 1902-1922, October 21, 1909, Image 2

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Lady Cook IV. iiing to Part With
, Fortune in Suffragette Cause,
Given Enthusiastic Welcome on Her
Arrival In Now York Bays She Has
More Faith In President Taft Than
In His PredecessorWill Go to
Washington and Have It Out With
Nation's Chief.
Now York, Oct. 19. No moro flnnn
olor or politician or oxpioror evor re
colvod a welcome that could hold n
cmmllo to tho one tho Atnorlcnn suf
fragettes got up for I-ndy Cook, form
erly Miss Tcnnossoo Cinllln, who was
n pnssongor on tho liner Celtic, which
nrrlvod horo.
It Boomed, indeed, as If overy pas
Bongor on tho Celtic wns a suffmgotto
sympathizer. Tho crowd on deck got
bo excited over "Tho Star Spangled
Bnmior" and "Dixie" and "There'll Ho
n Hot TJmo In tho Old Town Tonight,"
Unit thoy encored und tbo crowd on tho
dock, who had come down to say how
do you do to personal friends, Joined
In tho shouts of tho butTrnsottoB. A
squad or doputy surveyors aim In
spectors escorted Lady Cook down tho
nanir nlnnk and a roar ol enthusiasm
burst forth. Tho executive committee 1
of tho National Progrosslvo union es
corted Lady Cook to a taxicab nnd
Btnrted immediately for hoadquarters.
Tho rooms of tho union and tho en
trance to tho houso had been olnb
oratoly decorated with messages of
welcomo In rod lmmorteis.
Aftor ton minutes of work on tho
pnrt of tho cameras, a recoplJon wns
hold. Then Lady Cook told n Uttlo
nbout her plans for tho coming cam
paign. "I linvo moro faith In Presi
dent Taft than I hud in his prodocess
or," sho said. "He doesn't think that
ho is tho only important thing in tho
country, and ho hns a bright mind.
I think ho will listen to reason and
that ho realizes that tho timo has
como whon tho women of America
must bo rcckonod with. I will not
.heat nbout tho bush any longer hut go
to Washington and' hnvo It out
with hlin. I shall probably take a
houso thoro In Docomher, and shall
start n campaign similar to tho ono
that my Btstor and I carried on in the
70s. I am going to devote my life and
my fortune to holpjng women to win
the ballot, nnd I am not going to stop
nt anything thn.t I think will further
my aim. I intend to spend $1,000,000
on tho election of congress."
Fatal Blaze at Wichita Believed to
Have Been Incendiary.
Wichita, Knn., Oct. 19. Pour men
wore burned to death and ono was fa
tally burnod In a food yard fire hero.
Tuo dead: W. R. Keppllnger of
Olustce, Okln.j Alonzo Verllng of
Wichita; Juntos Gilmoro of Wichita;
unidentified man.
Fatally burned: Fred Georgo of
The men wero nslcop In tho hay In
a bnrn which wob destroyed and' par
iBhod there Thirty horses burnod to
death, but the property loss was small.
The 11 ro Is bolloved to have boon of
incendiary origin.
Bolter Explosion Resulted In a Bad
Eldorado, Ark., Oct. 19. Soven men
wero hilled and throe other persons
wore Injured, two fatally, when a boil
er at the plant of tho Grldlu Milling
company exploded.
Tho steam register, It is Bald, failed
to registor tho ovorllow of steam,
which made it Impossible for the en
glnoor to gauge tho ii:cso.iro properly.
Parts of tho mnchjnory woro blown
groat distances from tho building.
Kill Brakeman and Seriously Injure
Conductor Near Sheffield, Mo.
Kansas City, Oct. 19. Five loaded
freight cars ran awny down tho steop
Missouri Pacific grade from Independ
ence, Mo., ton mllos east of Kansas
City, and crashed Jiito the caboose of
n westbound freight train a mllo north
of Shofllold. Garnett Moore, a brake
man, was killed and John V. Grlffln,
conductor, dangerously injured.
New Jersey Banker Gets Five Years.
Trenton, N. J., Oct. 19. Eugono It.
Wiltbank, tho former teller of tho Sec
ond National bank of Atlantic City,
who Inst week pleaded guilty to tho
charge of ombezzling $7,000, was sen
tenced to five years' Imprisonment.
Ssattle Exposition Closes.
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 18. At mid
night tho 150,000 electric lights of tho
Alaska-Yukon-Paclflc exposition wero
put out, closing tho world's fair of
J 909. The total attendance was near
ly 3,750,000.
Dies at Age of Ninety-one.
Galesburg, 111., Oct. 19. Mrs. Maria
Blake Ringleka. a Daughter of the
Revolution, died here, agod ninety-one
years. Her father, Francis Blake,
fought wjth the continental army.
Death Toll Is Nlncty-five.
NMhvIlIe, Tonn., Oct. 18. Figures
received' show there were ninety-five
people killod and 100 injured In the
recent cyolono In Tennessee, Alabama
nnd Georgia.
fiurao Connected With Army Post at
Fort Crook Also Missing.
Omnhn, Oct. 1!! -Lieutenant Daniel
Slior.ii of the Sleenth Infantry hns
dlBnpponred from Fort Crook, Nebras
ka, whero ho wns regularly stationed,
leaving behind him a wlfo and' two
chlldron. Holon Bucklln. a trained
nurso connected wjth the army post, Is
nhsent. Lieutenant Shean Is thought
to hnvo fled to Moxlco.
Lieutenant Shonn wbb regarded as
ono of tho host lnwyors in tho nrmy
and wbb solcctod by the dopartmont to
dofond Corporal Crabtrec, recently
coiirt-mnrtlnlod for killing Captain
Raymond nt Fort Dos Moines.
Cashier Kills Self and Mother-ln-Law
Drops Dead at Sight of Body.
Mineral Point, Wis., Oct. 19. F. E.
Hansrom, cashier of tho wrcckod First
National hank of Mlncrnl Point, shot
nnd killed himself. Hnnscom's re
mains wero Immediately removed to
tho homo of his motner-in-law, Mrs.
.John Gray. At tho Bjght of tho bony,
Mrs. Gray dropped dead. SInco tho
falluro of the bank Hnnscom has boon
working night and day and wns very
Gypsy Smith Leads Fifteen Thousand
Christian Soldiers.
Chicago, Oct. 19. Fifteen thousand
men and women praying for Chicago's
dollvernnco from sin invaded tho ton
dorloln district of this city last night,
led by Gypsy Smith, tho cvnngelist.
Until long past midnight tho public
meetings woro conducted nnd many
men nnd women yielded to tho on
tronlles of tho exhorters to como for-
ward and promise to lend hotter lives
Ascots Amount Only to 15 Per Cent
of Liabilities.
Snn Francisco, Oct. 19. Tho Jnpa-neso-Amorlcnn
bank, ono of tho larg
est bnnka n tho west, with branches In
Los Angelos and Ogdon, wns closed
by Stnto Banking Superintendent An
derson. The bank's assets amount to
only nbout 15 per cent of its liabilities.
Most of tho depositors nro Japanese.
Enraged Husband Shoots Wife's De
tractor and Kills Himself.
Bridgeport, Conn., Oct. 19. En
ragod becauso his wlfo had been men
tioned in a scandal, Josoph NnJmnnJl
of Fairfield, said to have been tho
youngor son of n Russian nobleman,
shot and probably fatally wounded
John Ecka and then committed sui
cide. Death of Mrs. John Jay.
Now York, Oct. 19. Mrs. John Jay,
mother of tho Into Colonol Wllllnm
Jny, died In this city, whero sho has
mndo hor homo for many years with
hor daughter, Mrs. William S. Schlef
folln, and her granddaughter, Mrs.
Theodore M. Taft. Mrs. Jay was in hor
ninety-first year.
Risk Company Loses Appeal.
Washington, Oct. 19. Tho supremo
court dented tho petition for n writ of
certiorari In the caso of tho Mutual
Llfo Insurance company of New York
vs. Lucius II. Perkins of Knnsas, In
volving a policy or $100,000 on tho llfo
or Mr. Perkins, who committed sui
cide. Slain by Fist Blow.
KniiBns City, Oct. 19. Mark Dunlap,
n commission merchant, was killed by
n list blow near tho city market hero.
Ills unknown nssallant escaped.
King Manuel III.
Lisbon, Oct. 19. King Manuel b
confined to his bed with nn intestinal
Features of the Day's Trading and
Closing Quotations.
Chicago, Oct. 19. Wheat prices
succumbod today to the colossal
world's shipments, Docomher closing
ilT(tC lower. Othor grains ruled
slightly higher nt tho close, although
starting with bearish figuros. Pro
vls.'onu followed n drop In llvo hog
prices and finished weak. Closo:
Wheat Doc, $1.05Vi; May, $1.0G&
Corn Dec, SOVjc; May, ClVjc.
Oats Dec. 4C; May, 42,c.
Pork Jan., $1S.30; May, $18.07-.
Lard Oct., $12.20; Jan., $10.92'i.
Ribs Oct., $11.15; Jan., $9.62V6. "
Chicago Cash Prices No. 2 rod
wheat, $1.22; No. 2 corn, G0iGlVlc;
No. 2 white oats, 4141lic
Chicago Live Stock.
Chicago, Oct. lS.T-Cattlo Receipts,
30,000; 1015c lower; beeves, $4,000
8.70; cows and hedfers, $2.005.60;
stockors and feedors, $3.0005.20; west
erns. $4.0007.25. Hogs Receipts, 28,
000; mixed and butchers, $7.2507.80;
good to choice heavy, $7.4507.85;
rough heavy. $7.1507,35; light, $7,000
7.G5; hulk, $7.4007.75; pigs. $5.40
7.00. Sheep Receipts, 45,000; weak
to 10c lower; sheep, $2.4004.70;
lambs, $6.70(3:7.10.
South Omaha Live Stock.
South Omaha. Oct. 18. Cnttlo Re
colpts, 9,300; steady; native steers,
$4.7508.00; cows and holfors, $3.00
5.00; western stoors, $3.5006.25;
stackers and feeders, $2.7505.25;
calves, $3.7500.75; bulls and stags,
$2.7504.50. Hogs Rocolpts, 2,500; U'c
lowr; heavy, $7.37407.45; mixed,
$74M?7.!0; light, $7.2537.40; pigs,
$6.60f7.Q0; bulk or sales, $7.3507.40.
She ?p Receipts, 29,000; steady to
lower; yearlings, $4.7005.80; wethers,
$3.90G.SO; ewes, $3.7504.25; lambs,
Taft and Diaz Clasp Hands at
El Paso, Tex.
Flare of Trumpets and Boom of Can
non Announce Event to People.
Mexican Executive is First Man to
Speak Taft Begln3 Four Days'
Visit With His Brother on Ranch
Near Corpus Chrlstl, Tex.
Gregory, Tex., Oct. 19. A wildcat
hunt, a day'a tarpon fishing, motor
boating, Jnckrnbblt chasing nnd golf
are u fow of tho diversions In which
President Taft is expected to lndulgo
In In tho course of his four days' rest
at his brother's big ranch hore.
Tho president arrived hero at 9:30
lust night and will devote the next
four dnys to having a good time.
Falls City got tho first presidential
baby kiss of tho Taft trip. Tho presi
dent hnd managed to cover nbout 8,000
of tho 13,000 mjles of his Jaunt with
out kissing a Binglc kid, but nt Falls
City ho was cornered. Mrs. E. S. Wol-
soy passed her four-months-old baby
up over tho rear platform railing nnd
Iho president took it in his arms. Hav
ing surrendered to that extent, there
was no escape, with all or Falls City
cheering, nnd tho president planted a
generous kiss on tho child's cheek.
Whnt evidence Is needed of Taft's can
didacy for re-election?
Presidents Meet at El Paso,
Tho long-expected mooting between
President Taft and President Diaz of
Mexico occurred at El Paso, Tex., Sat
urday. Outwardly It was attended
with a display of soldiery, a flare of
trumpots, a boom of cannon and n
pomp of ceremony suggostlyo of bu
premo authority, but In tho actual
hand clasp of tho two executives and
In tho oxchnngo of courteous words
which pnssod from lip to lip, there
was sjinple but cordial inrormality.
President Dinz was tho flrst to speak.
He assured President Taft of his
warm personal regard. President
Taft, in simple American fashion, de
clared ho wns glad to meet President
Diaz. Both dwelt upon tne cordiality
of tho relations existing betweon tho
United States and Mexico.
In tho custom house nt Juarez Pros
Jdont Dlnz received n return call from
President Taft nnd ngnln lato In tho
evening entortalnod tho American
president nt a stato banquet.
Former Minister to Panama Found
Dead on Streets of London.
London, Oct. IS. Ex-Judgo William
I. Buchanan, formerly American min
ister to Panama and Inter special en
voy to Venezuela, died in this city last
night. Near midnight n policomau,
who wns patrolling Pnrk Lane, found
a man clinging to the railings outsldo
of No. 1. Ho was unnblo to apeak and
was very .ill. Tho policeman took him
to St. George's hospital, where ho
died before the doctors could aid him.
Death was caused by heart dlsoaso.
There Is no suspicion whntover of vio
lence. The American embassy Is
ranking nrrnnrements for his funeral.
Parade of Bible Classes at Pittsburg.
Pittsburg, 19. A great parade, fob
lowed by a mass meeting of the blblo
school clnsses from nearly overy stato
In tho union, mnrked tho close of the
last day but ono of tho centenary celo
bration and convention or tho Disci
ples or Chrjst.
Gotham Ice Trust on Trial.
New York, Oct. 19. The American
Ice company, ono or tho largest ico
concerns in tho country, which Is said
to control hair or the ico trade in New
York city and vicinity, went on trial
on charges or illegal monopoly.
Battonyi Divorce Suit Up.
New York, Oct. 19. Tho suit
brought by Mrs. Frances Work Bat
tonyi for nn absolute divorce from
Aurel Battonyi, the whip, Is on trinl
before Justice O'Gorman and n jury
In tho supreme court.
Plague Victims in China.
Amoy. China, Oct. 19. It IsofnclalIy
reported that there woro sevonty-sovon
deaths from the bubonic plague and
sixty-four fatal cases of cholorn In
Amor during tho last two weeks.
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