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THE OMAHA DAILY BEEi FRIDAY, MAY 10, 1SIUL'..
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA.
Dsvls slls drugs.
Btockert sells carpets and rug.
Wollrnan, scientific optician, 49 B'way.
Leffcrt, eyesight specialist, 23S Broadway.
Take home a brick of Metzger'e Ice
cream. Vanlla, Be; Neopolltan, tic.
Picture framing a specialty. C. K. Alex
ander A Co., 333 l( road way. Tel. 366.
For rent, a good four-room house, well
and other Improvements, and five acres of
good land for rent at IS per month. Apply
to leonrd Everett, 18 Peart street. Council
The Atlas club will elect officers Saturday
afternoon at the home of Mrs. Jacob 81ms.
The Oakland Avenue Reading club will
elect ofllcera Friday at the hums of Mrs.
W. a. Watson of Des Moines, president
of thf Typographical union of that olty. Is
attending the grand lodge of the Ancient
Order of United Workmen.
The regular meeting of Harmony chapter.
Order ot the Eastern Star, will bo held this
evening, when Mrs. Jackson of Vllllsca,
grand matron for Iowa, will be In attend
ance. The members of the literature depart
ment of the Council Bluffs Woman's club
will elect officers this afternoon. The mem
bers of the household economics department
will also elect officers this afternoon.
Work on tearing down the old Nonpareil
building at the corner of Broadway and
Scott street was commenced yesterday.
1 The Omaha Brewing company will erect a
1 three-story brick building on the site.
The citizens' committee having In charge
arrangements for the entertainment of the
meeting of the national society of the Army
of the Philippines will met Friday after
noon at the o 111 re of E. W. Hart, when
subcommittees will be selected.
The. funeral of John Davidson will be
this afternoon at 3 o'clock from the resi
dence, IS South Seventh street. The serv
ices will be conducted by Hev. J. W. Calfee
pastor of Broadway Methodist church, and
burial will be In Falrvlew cemetery.
An Info.natlon charging Charles Park,
jni)6 Fifth avenue, with being Insane was
filed yesterday by Mrs. Park. He was
taken In charge by the police and later
turned over to the sheriff and will have a
hearing before the commissioners today.
The Pacific and I'nlted States express
companies will not dissolve partnership In
Council Bluffs until June 1. It has been
found Impossible to get the new office of
the Pncltfc Express company In readiness
by today, the date fixed for the severance
of the Joint arrangement.
Mrs. Mary Alberta, aged S3 years, died
yesterday morning at her home In Lewis
' township, from paralysis, after an Illness
of eleven weeks. Three daughters and one
son survive her. The funeral will be held
from the German Lutheran church In
Plumer settlement Friday morning, the
cortege leaving the residence at 10 o'ekek.
Interment will be In the Plumer cemetery.
Wllllnm H. Ellis, aged 2S, and Edith
Hlnsckley, both from Dunlap, In., applied
at the office of the clerk of the district
court yesterday morning for a marriage
license. The bride to be being under age,
a license was refused, and the couple left,
stating they would return with the consent
Of the young woman's mother. They had
not returned before the office was closed
for the day.
A man giving the name of Albro Martell
'and claiming to be a Frenchman, was
taken in charge by the police yesterday.
He has been In the city about a week and
Monday night was given lodging at the city
jail. Yesterday complaint was made that
be had frightened several families on Third
street by bis strange actions. As he ap
peared to be mentally deranged. Chief
JTlbblts filed an Information against him
before the Insanity commissioners and he
will have a hearing this morning.
Faaeral of W. E. Ilaverstoclc.
The funeral . services over William E.
Haverstack, at the family residence, 130
Falrvlew avenue, yesterday afternoon, were
attended by a large gathering of the
friends of the deceased and bereaved fam
ily. Many were unable to gain admittance
to the bouse. The services were conducted
by Rev. James Thomson, pastor of the
First Congregational church, of which Mr.
Haverwtock was a member. Among the
many floral tributes were offerings In the
shape of handsome set pieces front the
lodge of Elks, the grand lodge of the
Ancient Order of United Workmen, the
Woodmen of the World and the Masons.
The grand lodge Ancient Order of United
Workmen, of which Mr. Haverstock waa a
member, attended the funeral In a body,
headed by a band. The lodge took charge
Ot the services at Falrvlew cemetery,
which were according to the ritual of the
order. These members of the grand lodge
acted as honorary pallbearers: Past Grand
Master Workman Tllton, Grand Foreman
Berry. Grand Recorder Rehkopf, Grand Re
ceiver Carroll, Acting Grand Overseer J.
E. Harrison, H. Mlcbelstetter, chairman
finance committee; F. W. Elcholbergcr,
chairman law committee; and Henry Leh
man, chairman of grievance and appeals
The senior class of the High school
adopted the following resolution yesterday
relative to Mr. Haverstock's death:
Whereas, It has pleased the Almighty
Ood to remove from his family the father
of our classmate, Horace T. Haverstock,
Resolved, That we, the members of
the senior class of the Council Bluffs
High school, extend our heartfelt sympa
thy to the bereaved and sorrowing family,
Davis sells paint.
Military Authorities Want Danlap.
The military authorities yesterday noti
fied the commissioners of Insanity that Wil
liam J. Dunlap, the young soldier com
mitted by the board Tuesday to Bt. Ber
nard's hospital on an Information filed by
his father, Lafayette, charging him with
being mentally deranged, would have to be
turned over to them. Chief of Police Ttb
blts received a telegrari from the officer
commanding at Fort Crook to take charge
of young Dunlap and to deliver him over to
the military authorities at the fort.
The parenta of the young soldier will try
to prevent htm being turned over to the
military authorities and last night It was
stated they would sue cut a writ ot habeas
eorpus. Chief Tlbblta had arranged last
night to take young Dunlap to Fort Crook
Young Duulap went to the Philippines ss
a member ot Company L, Nebraska vol
unteers, and re-eallsted there for one year
In the regular service. After bla discharge
be re-enllsted la Ran Francisco and waa
assigned to Fort Crook.
N. Y, Plumbing Co., telephone 150,
Matters In Dlstrlet Court.
The cases ot the Stats against Em 11
Scaurs, May Madaen, John Achtas and C.
CbrlatoSerson were yesterday continued to
Ibe next term, this materially reducing the
number of criminal cases to be tried at
Ihla term. Judge Wheeler expects to take
up the criminal docket at the close of the
suit of Ernest Klopplng against Hans Pe
terson, now on trial In bla court. Klopplng
luea for $1,000, alleging fraud on ths part ot
Peterson In the trade to him tor a farm of
a stock of general merchandise In Weston
The application ot Mrs. Lucia McClure
for the appointment of a guardian for the
property of her father, F. H. Crocker, was
Dismissed In the district eourt yesterday,
a stipulation of settlement having been
Dyed anl creased. Special attention
given ladies' garments. Also chenille
curtains neatly cleaned, dyed and
Lre-d. 'Phone L-Sls. Iowa Steam Dye
works. Jut atroajway.
8ucceasor to W. C. Kstep)
M ruiAJUj rraukST. ' r.
WORKMEN CHOOSE OFFICERS
Two Ballots Required to Settle the Ood test
for the Minor Placet.
CLOSE FIGHT ON AMENDMENT COMING
lonx City "elected Without Opposi
tion as the Next Meeting; Place
of Grand Lodge Make
Chances In Salaries.
The Iowa grand lodge Ancient Order of
United Workmen elected these officers
Wednesday: . .
Orsnd Master Workman Will M. Narvls,
Grand Foreman J. H. Merckens, Fair
field. Grand Overseer James E. Stanton, Mar
shalltown. Grand Recorder B. F. Rehkopf, Des
Grand Receiver B. F. Carroll, Bloom
fleld. Grand Guide R. M. Holt. Otturawa.
Grand Inside Watchman L. Southard,
Orand Outside Watchman R. N. Cresap,
Grand Trustee I. P. Van Gtse, Mount
Representatives to Supreme Lodge W. M.
Narvls, Muscatine; B. F. Rehkopf, R. L.
Tllton, Des Moines.
The election of officers was held at the
morning session snd the Australian sys
tem of balloting was used. Will M. Narvls
of Muscatine being the only nominee for
grand master workman his election was
unanimous, and the same was true of B. F.
Rehkopf of Des Moines for grand recorder.
Z. Taylor of Fort Dodge, nominated for
grand receiver, withdrew In favor of B. F,
Carroll of Bloomfleld and the latter's elec
tion consequently was unanimous. I. P.
Van Glse of Mount Pleasant, the retiring
trustee, waa the only nominee for the place
and he was accordingly re-elected without
James E. Stanton of Marshalltown was
elected grand overseer on the first ballot by
148 votes, as against 105 for J. E. Harrison
of Burlington and 33 for E. J. Sharon of
Northwood. The vote for representatives to
the supreme lodge was as follows: B. F.
Rehkopf, Des Moines, 269; W. M. Narvls,
Muscatine, 263; R. L. Tllton, Des Moines,
225; W. R. Graham, Waterloo, 66; L. L.
Hamlin, Des Moines, 29. Narvls, Rehkopf
and Tllton were accordingly elected.
Fall to Elect la Morning,
The balloting at the morning session
for grand foreman, grand guide, grand In
side watchman and grand outside watch
man failed to .elect, none of the nominees
securing a majority of the votes cast.
The vote for these offices was as follows:
Grand foreman, J. H. Merckens, Fair
field. 139; John W. Gelger, Cedar Rapids,
91; George A. Newman, Waterloo, 47; J.
B. Harrison, Burlington, 10. Grand guide,
E. Totman, Creston, 93; F. E. Gordon, Sac
City, 90; R. M. Holt, Ottumwa, 104. Grand
Inside watchman, L. Southard, Shenan
doah, 120; J. R. Haines, Marshalltown, 109;
C. E. Taylor, Perry, 49. Orand outstda
watchman, O. A. Pitts, Ottumwa, 84; L.
Southard, Shenadoah, 80; R., N. Cresap,
Bonaparte, 67; Joseph Reynolds, Oskalooaa,
Balloting on theee officers was resumed
In the afternoon after the lodge had at
tended the funeral of William E. Haver
stock and the first ballot resulted In the
election of the following: Grand foreman,
J. H. Merckens, Fairfield; grand guide, R.
M. Holt, Ottumwa; grand inside watch
man, L. Southard, Shenandoah; grand
outside watchman, R. N. Cresap, Bona
parte. Stoux City, meeting with no opposition.
waa elocted as the place for the meeting
of the grand lodge In 1903.
Close Fight on Amendment.
The report of the committee recommend
ing that the auggestlon of the grand mas
ter workman that subordinate lodges elect
their officers annually instead ot every alx
months be concurred In was adopted, al
though there was more or less opposition
to It. Before becoming a law the lodge
will rote on the proposition In the shape
ot a constitutional amendment and those
In favor of ths present system of half
yearly elections hope to be able to carry
the day. Those favoring Orand Master
Workman Narvls' recommendation expect
to win out, but It Is conceded that which
way it goes tbs vote will be close. The
amendment will be voted on this morning.
The salary of the recorder was fixed at
$1,800 per annum, with all clerical assist
ance to be provided by the finance commit
tee. The grand recorder's salary here
tofore waa ft, 600, out of which he had to
pay all hi clerk hire.
The salary of the grand master work
man, at the recommendation of ths finance
committee, waa Increased to $1,800 from
On the recommendation of the committee
on the good of the order the grand maater
workman waa empowered to call upon the
grand medical examiner and the chairmen
of the finance, law and appeal commltteea,
to meet with the executive committee
whenever be deemed It advisable, tbey to
be oompenaated In the aame manner as are
the members of the executive committee.
The special committee of which William
H. Fleming of Des Moines waa chairman,
to which the. matter ot the order con
tributing toward the fraternal building to
be erected at the St. Loula World'a fair
was referred, recommended that the mem
bers ot the subordinate lodgea be asked to
contribute toward the project, the con
tribution from each lodge to be forwarded
to the grand receiver. The recommenda
tion of the committee waa approved and
It waa decided to limit the Individual sub
scriptions from members to 10 cents. This
will. It Is expected, result In a contribu
tion of about 11,600 from the order.
Bars Some Occupations.
At the laat meeting ot the supreme lodge
persons engaged in dangerous occupations
were prohibited from membership and this
action was endorsed by the grand lodge
yesterday afternoon. Per, cs who are tbua
prohibited from membership are those en
gaged In the occupation of manufacturing
cartridges, dynamite, powder, nltro-glyeer-Ine,
fireworks, percuseton caps or other
high explosive; a custodian of nitro
glycerine, a pyrotechnist, a naval ofBoer,
Bailor or marine engaged in naval aervlce
In time ot war, a common sailor, a deck
hand on boat, a submarine diver, a dredge,
boat employe, an engineer on plledrtver,
river, sound, lake or seagolug vessel or
tugboat; a raftsman, a soldier In time ot
war, an aeronaut, a professional baae ball
player, a professional bicycle racer, a
circus performer or rider, a professional
foot ball player, or a Jockey or rider la
During the forenoon session Webb Mc
Neil ot Gaylord, Kan., supreme foreman,
addressed the grand lodge Informally on tbs
extension of the order.
Previous to attending the funeral of Wil
liam E. Haverstock tn the afternoon the
grand lodge held a memorial e trice, at
which addressee were delivered bf Past
Orand Master Workman Tllton, Grand
Foreman Berry and Deputy Grand Maater
The rain waa responsible for a smaller
attendance at the open meeting In the
Dohany opera house last evening than had
been anticipated. The theater was taste
fully decorated with the national colors
snd the emblems of the order. The pro
gram as published, consisting of a number
of addresses by prominent members of the
order, inteiwpersed with selections by the
Mendelssohn quartet, was carried out. All
of the subjects of the speakers related to
the good of the order.
The grand lodge will resume Its deliber
ations this morning and may possibly get
through by noon.
Homes for All.
For sale at low prices and easy
payments, homes In all parts of the city.
Including some of the nicest resldsnces
and those of moderate size. Also dwell
ings and business property in Omaha.
Farms bought and sold. It will pay you
to see us at the office of J. W. Squlrs.
Take Ip Roitlne at Deaf School.
The smaller children at the Iowa School
for the Deaf will be sent to their homes
Friday. Routine work at the Institution
has been resumed and Is proceeding almost
as smoothly as before the fire. Superin
tendent Rothert la meeting with consider
able difficulty In aecurlng men to carry out
the repalra and alterations authorized by
the Board of Control at the time of Its
visit her last week. No attempt has been
made as yet to open the vault and none
w'.'.i be until after the adjacent walls have
been torn down, thus making It safe to
erect the necessary scaffolding to reach the
doors of the vault, which waa on the sec
ond floor. It Is believed that the vault
passed safely through the fire and that the
contents will be found uninjured.
Davis sells grass.
Charsred nlta Crime Against Girls.
County Attorney Klllpack will go to
Walnut, this county, today to represent
the state at the preliminary huarlng ot J.
P. Ounther, a horsetrader, who Is charged
with enticing two young girls away from
their homes in Walnut for Immoral pur
poses. It la alleged that Guntber Induced
the two girls, one of whom Is under 15
years of age, the other but two years
older, to leavo their homes In Walnut and
accompany him to Omaha, where they
stopped at a hotel, but occupied separate
rooms. The girls, becoming alarmed at
Gunther's actions, left the hotel and sought
shelter elsewhere. Their relatives fol
lowed them and took them home the next
Plumbing and beating. Bixby ft Son.
Track Men OS for Grlnnell.
E. E. Bpetman and Roy Mitchell of the
Council Bluffs track team left yesterday
for Grlnnell, where the State High school
field meet Is scheduled to take place Fri
day. Manager SUcott, Warner, Hemmlnger,
Cooper and Scott, the other members ot
the team, will leave for Grlnnell this
morning. Reports received here yesterday
were to the effect that the rain at Grln
nell was very heavy and that possibly the
meet might have to be postponed until
Gravel roofing. A. H. Read. E41 Broadway.
Light Guards Have a Ball Team.
The Dodge Light guards have organized
; ball team, with J. L. Lawrence as cap
tain and J. N. Chernlas as manager. These
are ths members: Catcher, . John Law
rence; pitcher, George Hansen, first bass,
Jerry Walters; second base, Carl Pbllllng;
third base. Will Batcbelor; shortstop, Merle
Warner; right field. Art Woodruff; center
field. Will Sorenson; left field, Charles
Spratler; substitutes, Harry Lalnson and
Heal Estate, Transfer.
These transfers were filed yesterday In
the abatract, title and loan office of J. W.
Squire. 101 Pearl street:
A. W. Way to 3. W. Colt, lots and 7,
block t, Casady'e add., w. d 82,000
W. M. Glbaun and wife to J. W.
Squire, lot 15, block 10, Crawford's
add., w. d 800
John LafTerty and wife to Jamea Mor-
f;an, lota 1 and 4, Qoulden's subdlv. of
ots 14, 16 and 16, block 24, Neola,
w. d .7 7! 800
John Linder and wife to Frank L
Hodges, lot 1, block 28, except rail
road. Neola, w. d 560
Treasurer to H. M. Hardin, lot 15,
Midland add., t d 1
Hattle O. Hardin and husband to H.
M. Hardlm lots 19, 20 and 21. block
83, and lots 18 and 20, block 84, Ferry
add., q. c. d 200
Mary E. Hewitt and husband et al to
F. J. Moody, lots 3, 4. 41 and 42,
block 8; lota 16 and 17, block 6; lots
19 and 19, block 8, and lots 86 and M,
block 13, Wright's add., q. c. d 1
F. J. Moody and wife to Jamea W.
Cokenowar, same, w. d XoO
Claua Ehmke and wife to J. L. Bunker,
part lot 18, block 16, Walnut, w. d ... 194
V. A. Street to J. W. Colt, lot 8, block
19, Williams' 1st add., a w. d 2,000
Ten transfers, total.
Licenses to wed were Issued yestsrday to
Name and Residence. Age.
Louis A- Erlckson, Council Bluffs 21
Mabel B. Raney, Council Bluffs 23
J. A. Butts. Augusta, Kan 28
Minnie E. Chambers, Council Bluffs 21
SPENDS THREE DAYS IN BOXCAR
Ick Man Found In Pitiable Condition
tn Shenandoah Railroad
SHENANDOAH. Ia.. May IS. (Special.)
John Swisher, late ot Red Oak, while on
his way to St. Joseph, Mo., wss taken aick
In a boxcar In tbs railroad yards In this
place and laid In one of the cars three
days without food or drink. He finally at
tracted the attention of some passing men
and called for water. Help waa sum
moned and the unfortunate man taken to
ths city Jail, where an examination ahowed
him to ba suffering from an abacess tn the
loin. Hs was later taken to a local private
boapltal and is there now. An operation
that may not end favorably will be neces
sary. Tbs man stated he bad worked In
Red Oak and waa on his wsy to St. Joseph,
but bad no money and so tried to steal a
ride. He wis kicked off the cars at
and thinks that hut trouble la a. result of
Coburg, (ew miles north of this place,
ths bruises he rscelved. He has relatives
In St. Joseph, who have been notified.
Pythian Pirate In Jane.
IOWA FALLS. Ia., May 15. (Special.)
At the meeting ot the Hardin county Pyth
ian Picnic association, held at Eldora, June
10 waa selected as the date tor the annual
picnic, which will be held at Radcllffe. The
association embraces a membership of over
700 knights, enrolled In nine lodges located
at Alden, Iowa Falls, Acklsy, Eldora, Whit
ten. Union, 'Hubbard, New Providence and
Electric Railway to Carry Mall.
CEDAR FALLS. Ia. May 16 (Special.)
Beginning Jane t ths Rapid Transit com
pany will begin the transportation ot mall
between Waterloo and Denver, la. Thla Is
the first mall contract that baa been made
between the government and the electrla
line f this sieV.
JBY BR1TT GETS ESTATE
Supreme Court Hands Down Decision in a
Hotly Contested Case,
YOUNG MAN STEALS FROM HIS BEST GIRL
State Board ot Education Formulat
ing Rales for Schools Which Have
n Normal Coarse State Board
of Health Meets.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES, May 15. (Special.) The
Iowa supreme court today rendered a de
cision In an Interesting and hard-fought
case from Hamilton county. Involving a
large estate. Reuben S. Bennett, who died
at Webster City In 1898, had lived In Iowa
forty-four years and had accumulated quits
an estate. He was never married. Col
lateral hetra claimed the estate and an
administrator was appointed. Then came
Ruby J. Brltt, a resident of Montana, wbo
claimed to be an Illegitimate daughter of
Bennett. She was born In Ohio In 1854.
As proof of her contention she exhibited
letters written to her by Bennett when
she lived In Louisville, Ky., In which be
acknowledged her as his daughter, and
showed that later Bennett went with her
to their former home tn Ohio and there
publicly acknowledged the relationship.
Under the circumstances the lower court
decreed the plaintiff to be the sole heir.
The aupreme court today jifflrmed this de
cision. The following are decisions of the su
preme court today:
Vallev National bank against Des Molns
National bank, appellant; l'olk county,
Judge Bishop; question as to priority of
liens; modified and affirmed.
George U. Spence against Chicago, Rock
Island & Pacific railroad, appellant; Musca
tine county, Judge Wolfe; damages for
personal Injury; affirmed.
Bertha Chase against M. E. Wright, et al,
appellants; Sac county. Judge Elwood; ac
tion on bond; affirmed. ...
Ruby J. Brltt against O. A. Hall. A1
mlnlstrator, appellant; Hamilton county,
.'fiwliTA niritaall' nffirmpd.
J. J. Coy against Minneapolis A St. Louis
railroad, appellant; Webster county, Judga
Weaver; damage case: amrmea.
T. F. Greenlee against J. J. Mosnnt, ap
pellant; Benton county. Judge Burnham;
action on Insurance policy; reversed.
Stole from His Beat Girl.
Blake Chldester, a young man living In
Burlington, a traveling solicitor tor the
New York Life company, Is detained at
Moulton, Is., to answer a charge of larceny.
The young man has been paying attentions
to a Miss Ora Hills, an estimable young
woman ot Bloomfleld. One day last week
he called on her and spent the evening
and after hi departure the young woman
missed a valuable seal coat from her ward
robe. It was supposed the house had been
visited by burglars, but there was no ev
idence and suspicion was directed to Chld
ester. He had been the only person known
to be at the house aside from the family.
He had been seen carrying a sus
picious looking bundle. He was followed
to Des Moines, where be had registered at
the best hotel. Search revealed the coat
In a Des Moines pawnshop, where it had
been put up for $20. The person was ac
curately described and proved to be Chld
ester, who had sold the coat, but he bad
left the city before the coat was found
and was tracked to Moulton, where he was
placed under arrest." He' haa borne an ex
cellent reputation. The young woman Is
of a fine family. The coat was left here
In custody ot a deputy sheriff pending the
Investigation. ' "c"
Conference on iVormal Work.
An Important conference , of educators
was held here today. It waa a meeting of
the State Board of Education with the rep
resentatives of various colleges and pri
vate normal schools and all Institutions hav
ing courses preparing pupils for teaching,
for the purpose of devising rules and reg
ulations governing such schools under a
law pasaed by the late legislature giving
them state recognition. It Is left for the
Board of Education to fix a standard for
such schools. There were about thirty rep
resentatives of these colloges present today
for consultation. The day was spent tn
Informal discussion of the matter. As a re
sult of this discussion the state board will
tn a few days promulgate the rules gov
erning such schools and establish a uni
form minimum requirement for them be
fore they can secure state recognition. It
is expected that these schools will do a
work In preparing young persons for teach
ing in the rural schools and not at all
take the place of the 8tate Normal school,
which prepares tor teaching In the eeond
Sad Death of College Professor.
While the conference ot college men was
In session today with the Board ot Educa
tion a telegram from .Cedar Rapids was re
ceived notifying them that Prof. William
Wilcox of the faculty of Cornell college.
Mount Vernon, had died this morning. His
death waa due to an accident. Yesterday
as he was engaged In laboratory work a
tank of gasoline exploded and enveloped
him In flames. He was alone and had no
means of saving himself. He ran down
cellar and tried to cover himself with dirt
and aand tn the hope ot putting out the
fire, but thla only made the matter worse
and today he died. .
, State Board of Health.
The annual meeting of the 8tate Board
of Health was held today, with Drs. Linn,
Connlff, McKelveen, Sama, Adams and Pow
ers and Engineer Francis present. Dr.
Linn, the newest member of the board. Is
the president. The reports of the secre
tary and other officers were read, covering
the work done during the laat year, which
has been a most Important year In many re
spects. Much new legislation affecting the
board was accomplished laat year. The
election of a president and secretary of the
board tor the ensuing year will occur to
morrow. The board today debated at length a pro
posal to permit raising the quarantine In
case ot Infeotlous disease sooner than under
the present rules. This proposition met
with little favor and was voted down. The
board will try Dr. Smith of this city, health
physician, on a charge of Incompetency on
the affidavits ot a large number ot doctors
that hs haa mismanaged the smallpox caaes
and caused much needless suffering.
The republican congressional convention
for the Seventh district waa today called
for July 10 at Perry.
Parole for Saadell.
Governor Cummins has issued a parole
for Charles Sundell of Marshall county, who
was serving a aentence of two and a half
years for larceny. The petition was signed
by leading persons of Marshall county. He
will go to Cerro Oordo county to live.
Bamed hy Gasoline.
Mrs. Mary Brnnett and Mrs. Letltla
Reess were frightfully Injured as the re
sult of a gasoline explosion at 117 East
Locust street this forenoon. The wounds
srs vsry painful, but will not prove fatal,
and the early recovery of both Is expected.
Mrs. Reese's gasoline stove needed filling
and Mrs. Bennett, wbo resides next door
west, volunteered to fill It. The burner
wss permitted to remain lighted while Mrs.
Bennett was filling the tank. A terrible
explostoa Immediately followed. Mrs. Reese
had preaence ot mind to close the door to
an adjoining room to prevent the Oamoa
from spreading. Mrs. Bennett plunged
through a window, feet foremost. Her hair
was burned from her head and she was
painfully burned about the fare. Mrs.
Reese followed her, head first, making a
desperate leap through the glass Juat as
her clothing was catching fire. Her face
and head were frightfully lacerated by the
glass, but she suffered slight Injury from
Railroad Won the Case.
Judge Munger of the United States cir
cuit and district court this morning di
rected a verdict for the defendant In the
personal Injury damage case. Perry Young
against the Great Western Railway com
pany. Young aued for $15,000 for the death
of bis son, of whose estate he Is admin
istrator. Young was killed while acting In
the capacity of brakeman. Negllgpnce on
the part of the company was claimed. The
motion to direct was based on the grounds
that the plaintiff had failed to make a
LABOR MEN GO TO BALL GAME
Delegates to the Federation State
Convention Take a Half
CEDAR RATIDS, Ia May 15. (Special
Telegram.) The appointment 6f a sal
aried organizer and lecturer Is one of the
recommendations of President Holeer of
iiiv iuwi oinie reaerauon oi leaner in nis
annual report to the convention today. He
also recommends an attorney to defend
the federation Interest and more power for
the executive committee, that It may deal
promptly with emergencies. The report of
the secretary-treasurer showed a gratify
ing gain In membership and receipts. The
convention adjourned this afternoon and
went to the ball game and Governor Cum
mins went along. This evening he was the
guest of honor and made the principal ad
dress at the banquet.
STUART, Ia., May 15. (Special.) At 4
o'clock this afternoon Miss Maude Hun
toon was led to the altar by Osborn War
ren Delgnan, Stuart's member of the Hob
son crew of heroes who. In the face of
Spanish shells, sunk the Merrlmae In
Santiago harbor In 1898.
Mica Huntoon, the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. W, H. Huntoon, Is a charming blonde
of petite figure, large, expressive, blue
gray eyes, retrousse nose, and a wealth of
softly waving brown hair. She was born
In Stuart, In the house from which she
goes forth a hero's bride.
Mr. Delgnan Is boatswain In the United
States naval service, late of the Independ
ence at Mare Island, California. He la
now on three months' leave, but will have
orders on June 6th which will appoint
him to some navy yard. He also was
born In Stuart, the son of Conductor
Delgnan of the Rock Island railway, who
was killed tn the Grlnnell cyclone. His
mother, with her family, is now a resident
of Seattle, Wash.
William Names Hardin Delegates.
IOWA FALLS. Ia., May 15. (Special.)
Hon. F. M. Williams of this city, who Is a
candidate for Judge of the Eleventh Judicial
district, announced the following Hardin
county delegation: C. E. Albrook, H. L.
Huff, Eldora; J. S. Roberts, Daniel Eller,
Ackley. Hon. M. J. Furry, W. H. Lewis,
Alden; F. H. Noble, Radcllffe; C. O. Ryan,
Hubbard; W. L. Weaver, C. A. Bryson, Wil
liam Welden, C. E. Shaw, Iowa Falls.
While the date ot the convention has not
been formally announced It la reported that
the meeting will be held at Fort Dodge on
Helps Growing Crop.
SHENANDOAH. Ia.. May 15. (Special.)
The rain Monday night and Tuesday was
another godsend for this section. It put
the growing crops and the soil in the very
best of condition and prospects , are fine
for big crops. The hay crop, that was at
first thought to be Injured, Is coming
along . very fast and will make a good
yield. Farm work is ahead of Its usual
stage at this time of the year and the
farmers are In great spirits.
Iowa Man Climbing I 'p.
SHENANDOAH. Ia., May 15. (Special.)
The friends ot Captain Jamea Ross, one of
the volunteer officers who served through
the Philippine campaign with the Fifty
first Iowa, are pleased to know that he has
been appointed governor ot one of the
Islands over there. Csptatn Ross went out
as a second lieutenant, was promoted to
first lieutenancy, and then re-enllsted in
the regular army as a captain of cavalry.
Later he was appointed Judge advocate and
to top It oft Is now a governor.
Iowa Slate IVormal Commencement.
CEDAR FALLS, Ia, May 15. (Special.)
The program for commencement week at
the State Normal school Is completed. The
exerclsee begin June and continue until
BRYAN VISITS GENERAL WOOD
General Showa the Wonderfal Pro
ductiveness of the Island
(Copyright, 1902, by Press Publishing Co.)
HAVANA, May 15. (New York World
Cablegram Special Telegram.) Governor
Jennings of Florida and William Jennings
Bryan weie received by General Wood
this morning. The general explained the
difficult work the military government en
countered and the wonderful resourceful
ness of the country. He aald the Island
had but 400,000 tactual worklngmen, who
produced export crops worth $60,000,000.
No other country equaled thla record. He
aald that by the distribution of $160,000
worth of Implements among the poor farm
ers they were enabled to raise 215,000 tons
of sugar . In 1900 and 600,000 In 1901, the
crop this season reaching 800,000 tona.
General Wood said the Cuban congress
had not yet certified the election of the
president and vice president. He unof
ficially had notified President Palma this
morning that unless this was done he
would have no one to whom he could of
ficially turn over the affairs of the Island
on May 20, and In such case bis departure
would be delayed until the necessary rat
ification of the elections. Everything Is
otherwise ready tor the transfer of the
L0UBET IS PROUD OF PEACE
President of France Says Republic's
Prestige Is Raised by later
BREST, France, May 15. President Lou
bet, who left Paris yesterday evening op
Ms way to St. Petersburg, arrived here to
day and was welcomed by cheering crowds.
He proceeded to the prefecture snd sub
sequently was entertained at luncheon by
1.600 civil officials of the Department of
Flnlaterre. Replying to a toast wishing
success to his Journey, M. Loubet paid a
warm tribute to the cabinet ministers,
whose disinterested services, he said, had
resulted In Internal solidary and had
raised the prestige of France abroad. He
declared that political strife was over, that
the time had arrived to bury all differences
and appealed for the union ot all fac
tions, saying he Intended to consecrate
all bis efforts to the moral consolidation of
Referring to the recent elections the
"Franca la now unanimously republican.
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Round trip tickets will also be sold
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$12.66 St. Paul and return.
Tickets on sale May 17th. 18th, 19tb.
All through trains are equipped with buf
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solicited the suf
frages of ths electors as a royalist or Im
perialist. I hope they line aepuiii
.!.. i -.miMiran snd that they will not
allow their electoral promises to go to
RIVAL FOR MORGAN'S FLEET
Members ol House of Commons 6ub
acrlbe to Companr
Build Fast SMys.
(Copyright, 1902, by Press Publishing Co.)
LONDON, May 15. (New York World
Cablegram Special Telegram.) The Dally
Mall's parliamentary correspondent saya:
"Aa an offset to Morgan's Atlantic
trust a retaliatory combination Is talked
of In the House of Commons circles. Ten
members wbo have been, aounded have
provisionally promised to pool as a
nucleua fund 1,000,000 In order
to lay down work for a line of Atlantic
Their fleet would exceed la
splendor and accommodation anything yet
built for passenger tramc across. it
part of the plan that Great Britain export
ers be asked to bind themselves to use
theso ships for outgoing cargo and that the
postofflco and admiralty should subsidize
the line for mall and cruiser purposes."
BANQUET TO WHITELAW REID
Notable Function Attended by Heure.
resentatlv Americans, Embrac
ing Prominent Editors.
NEW YORK, May 15. Hon. Whltelaw
Reld waa the guest of honor at a farewell
banquet given at the Union League club to
night in anticipation ot his spproarhing
departure for London, as special ambassa
dor to the coronation of King Edward VII.
The banquet was attended by about 100
men. Including many prominent figures In
politics, finance and journalism from al!
sections of the country.
Among tbs Invited guests were Sir Percy
Sanderson, the British consul general; Hon.
Cornelius N. Bliss, Senator Depew, lion.
H. C. Payne, Hon. J. W. Griggs, Hon. N.
N. Stanbam, President Nicholas Murray
Butler of Columbia university, John A. Mc
Call, Hon. Charles Emory Smith. Clark
Howell of the Atlanta Constitution, Mel
ville E. Stone, Frank B. Noyea of the Chi
cago Record-Herald, J. Edward Simmons.
Austin B. Fletcher, O. W. Rapier of the
New Orleans Picayune, Albert J. Barr of
the Pittsburg Post, Harvey W. Scott of the
Portland Oregonlan, Herman Bidder of the
tin a rn
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BISHOP 0'GORMAN AT VATICAN
Sioux Falls Prelata Received by rope
on Philippine Church
ROME, May 15. The pope received In
audience today Bishop Thomas O'Oorman
of Sioux Falls, S. D., a member of tho
American commission appointed to confer
with the pope regarding church queatlous
in the Philippines. Tho pontiff expressed
his pleasure at the coming of the mission
snd his admiration of President Roosevelt,
especially of his "political good aenae." He
also said he felt that a debt ot gratitude
waa due to Archbishop Ireland.
The American conimlslon is compesod of
Governor Taft and Bishop O'Oorman,
Colonel Crowder of the Judpe advocate's
department of the array and Major Porter
of the aame department will accompany
the commission In au advisory capacity.
Governor Taft, Major Crowder and Major
Porter will sail for Europe next Saturday.
CATTLE PRICES REACH TOP
Illltlirst Klaure lu 't wenty tears Pre
vails In Inlou Slock
CHICAGO. May 15. Cattle prices wert
blgbr at the Union stock yards In Chicago
today for almost twenty years. The top
price for the day. $7.60. was 10 cents la
advance of the high mark last week. AU
the offerings were snapped up. The prices
of hogs and fehetp also made record murks
for the year.
Movements of Orcan Vessels May 14.
At New York Arrived: Froldrich dor
Gnine. from Bremen; (iraf W:ildursce,
frnin Hamburg; Carlhaglan, from Glanguw.
a.illed: St. Paul for Hnuthusrion; Uujto
Wiiik, for Antwerp; Utiiniii:, for l-vr-
''xt' Rotterdam Arrived: My.idam, from
New York. ,
At Giusow Arrived: Furmaata, from
t o i-enstowii Arrived: Havorford, from
Phlla!el:!iiii. '.ir Liverpool.
At Niipio Arrived: Kalserlu Maria
Theresa, fiuin New York, for Genoa.
At Horn; Konn Palled: Gaelic, for Baa
M''jil'iliumpton Arrived: Philadelphia,
from New York.
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