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MARION, OHIO, MONDAY, ApRIL 15, 1912.
VOLUME XX NUMBER 135.
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ANOTHER POLITICAL EARTHQU
UP WHITE HOUSE
Roosevelt Sweeps the Platter AgainPeople Give
Bim 67 Delegates to 9 tor President Taft
Defeated As AH Concede fle Cannot be Elect
edEverything Gone to Chaos in Republi
(United Press Lcnsed Wire.)
Pittsburg, Ph., April lli.-AVhllo re
turns from Saturday's stnto-wldo pre
sidential prufcrenco .primaries wore
still Incomplete early today, It wtw
nsRured that President Tuft won only
nine dologntes, seven In Philadelphia
tind two In Lancaster.
The remaining sixty-seven Including
tliQ twelve delegates ti lie elected liV
tlio Republican state convention went
Tho Penroso-Ollver organization re
ceived a severo blow In every quarter
of the str.te. Oliver especially getting
a crushing defeat In the western end
of the state. John Dalzell, champion
of protection, who has been In con
gress for 20 years, wan retired to pri
vate llfo by M. Clyde Kelly.
MAY RP.TIRK TAFT.
Washington, April in. In poltlcnl
circles In the capital last night the.
opinion was pretty generally expressed
by all except those closely roXited with
President Taft that the Roosevelt vie.
tory In Pennsylvania Suturduy may
eventually result In tho retirement of
PrenUlent Tuft as u candidate before
the Chicago convention. Pear was ex
pressed, even by those close to tho
president, that tho Pennsylvania land
slide may bo followed by a defeat for
the president in unio, ainssaeuu
nelts and other stiites which are yet
to hold prlmatles.
It Is declared that it Mr. Taft Is
beaten In Ohio as ho has been In Illi
nois and .Pennsylvania. -t would bo
"foolhardy to consider lihn itiljrHfeiT
ns a candidate. Tho latest and most
depennble returns from tho Keystone
BtnU prlmilrle give Roosevelt all but
Dlnb of tho state's 7C delegates. Tho
Taft organisation claims 21 delegate
hut no other sources of Information
confirm tliclr figures.
Tho result In Pennsylvania"" fairly
Atoggcred President Taft and tils man
agers, and It Is almost bewildering to
outsldors. A week ngo Sonator Rolsn
renroso, one of tho Inner cour.cll of
tho Taft forces and heretofore tho
man' who has held Pennsylvania Re
publicans In the hollow of his, hand.
' declared that If Roosevelt got 10 dele
gates from his state It would bo a
limendouds Roosovelt victory.
PENROSE IN HIDINC1.
Today Senator Penrose Is In hiding
on his yacht, Bomewhero oft tho coast
ntar Atlantic City. Ho saw tho storm
coming yesterday afternoon mid made
lils gut-away to avoid demands for
explanations. Ho has no explanation
to offer other than that tho Republi
cans of his state are overwhelmingly
tigahist Taft and for Theodora Roose
velt. Party lendors who aro not for
Roosevelt are shaking their hoods and
saying that tho verdict In Pennsyl
vania means that Taft should not bo
renominated. Somo ot them mako It
even stronger and declaro that tho
president must not bo renominated.
Jtoosovolfs friends nro joyfully pro
claiming that tho tight Is all over now
but tho shouting and that their cnndl
m date will ho tho Chicago nomlnco ns
m wiroly as tho convention Is hold,
Director McKlnley of tho Taft or
ganization, speaking for his eandldato
last night Issued n statement In
Which ho said that Pres'dont Taft Is
In tho raco to stay. There Is a Strong
demand that President Taft withdraw,
and his manager probably felt that hn
should unswer that demand promptly
und with all emphasis, by making this
Whether or not Presldont Taft
nhould ho renominated or should with
draw from the contest In the Interest
f tho party as a wholu, It Is un
doubtedly now a matter of gravo doubt
that ho can h renominated.
TAFT MEN IN PANIC.
Tho Roosovelt landslides In two such
states ns Ulltipla and Pennsylvania
nro of tho greatest Importance, nnd
will havo tlfo most far-reaching, ef
fects'. Toft's Mends aro In a vortluble
panic of apprehension over the com
ing iprlmnrloB in onio, Massacnuauim.
New Jersoy, Maryland and NobraBka
, nnd over tho outlook In West Virginia.
Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota,; Now
Hampshire -und tho Poclfo,,N Const
utates. Tjfr, ,
If Roosevelt con carry Illinois, and
Pennsylvania by suvh overwhelming
pluralities It I more than nn evon bat
that ho will get tho big end of the
delegations from an mo siuivh buui,
It Is claimed. And, If tho Roosevelt
forces go to Chicago with tho delcga
Jfrn from thoso Republican states,
eouthern delegates, whother Instructed
for Toft or Roosevelt, or If unlnstruct
od, will rally nround tho Roosovelt
standard Join In a hurrah for his
nomination, because they want a can
didate, who In strong In Republican
CostUJued on Pago Thcec,
OUT OF i OLD ;
Have Compromised Their
Differences and There Will
be Peace in tho Bitumin
ous Coal Mines For
(United Press Leased Wire.)
Indianapolis, Hid , April K,. Minora
nr.,1 fiiiorntors 111 the bituminous coal
Industry of tho United Slates wilt bo
at peace for tho coming two yearn.
Tho compromise wage agreement, ne
gotiated by tho Joint conference at
Covclnnd, has been approvod In n
referendum voto of tho soft coal work
ers ot tho United Stuto Mlno Workers
of America. Tabulation of tho vote,
wl(chtioltmpnced nt the miners' hend
quiirlera hero today. Indicates that at
least 20,000 of tho approximate 'jriO,
000 mlnurs voting havo rntllled the
As a result the rolluwlng wngo In
creases .are agreed on:
Five cents n ton Tor mining screen
ed coal j
Threo cents' a ton, for mining un
Plvo nnd twenty-six hundrcdthH por
cent ror all other mlno work.
Tho final voto on tho ratification of
tho compromise is not o.viWeted to
ho known beforo tomorrow after
noon. Preliminary work on tho bal
lots by the tollers, however, Indicated
that the vote In fnvor of tho com
promise ngrement was practically un
animous, according to Emvln Perry,
secretary-treasiiror of the mines. Ho
indicated that dual result would flhow
that four-fifths of tho nnlners voting
had agreed to tho now wngo schedule.
'Following tho formal announcement
ot tho ratification of tho agreement
whloh Is expected to bo mude by (Pres
ident' John P. White, ot tho miners.
Immediately Mowing his roturn from
tho anthracite wago conference In
Now York, tho dlfforent district or
ganizations of tho miners will call
meetings with tho operators .t'o sign
contracts for the coming two years.
As soon ns tho contracts are slgnod,
tho suspension of work, which has
bcon In effect Blnuo April 1, will bo
Secrotnry Porry said today that ap
proximately 26,000 non-union miners
Will benefit equally with tho 300,000
union men, In tho Increase. Ho bases
his conclusion on past iwago agree
ments which havo .been reached by tho
union miners and operators, assorting
thnt tho non-union operators havo al
wayjj mot tho union scale. Tho total
wugo Increiiso will thus approximate
HOTUIOD OF POLITICS.
Columbus, O., April ID. This city Is
a hotbed of lusuigent politics today,
Wllsun progressive Democrats hold a
statewide conference this afternoon
and Lu Folletto Republicans meet at
tho sumo time to perfect arrangements
for untlonaul delegates from Ohio.
Colonel William J. Iiryun Is scheduled
to Hay tho Harmon faction at tho Jef
'fersou banquet ut Memurlal hall to
night, fleorgo Fred Wllllums, ot
Massachusetts, and II. K. Rlgo'ow.
president of the constitutional couveu-
tlon, will also speak at tho banquet.
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,' lMtMSIDIONTIAIi IfAXDIttXP.
,i Washington, April IB. AVIth
Vi nil presidential campaign iiiun
Pamirs deolarlni; .that their lluures
of claims for dolegatoa were
subject to revision on later re
turns from Pennsylvania, tho
following tabulation of claims
was made today: .
Djlcgiitea In convention, 1,-"
Necessary to choice, C39.
Clalmoii for Tuft, 3CI.
Claimed for Roosevelt, 227.
Instructed for La Follette, 30,
'nstruoted for Cummins, I,
Dologatc3 lu convoutlon, 1,
092. Necessary to choice, 728.
Claimed tor Clurit, 103.
Claimed for AVIIson, It 2.
Instructed for 'Marshall, 30.
Instructed for llurko, 10,
Claimed fpr Harmon, 3,
m i t t n r 1 x nwt
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Chicago Between Election
.Offices Representing tho
Hearst and Sullivan
fUnlted Presi Leased Wire.)
Chlctigo, A'.irll Mi. -County .Tudcc
OwoiiH took personul charge of the
pollco fore) of Clilcagii at noon tol.iv
nnd directed tho chopping down of
tho door of tho Seventh regiment
armory, so tho Democratic county
nnnvftiittnit rnillil bn bold there, ac
cording to hli orders as bend of the
election .machinery of Cook county.
The armory had been barricaded b
Colonel Morlnrllv and Canlnln Octlgan
of the nntlona) guard, and together
with Adjutant Oenoral Dickson ana
12 mllltltimen they hud defied the io
lieo and slierlft forcoH and refused to
nimn tho dirors for the convention un
der nn Injunction Issued by Judge 'Mi
.TmlL'ft Owens arrived on tho scene
a fiAv minutes before noon. When C'.ip
taln Ootlgan refusod to open the doors,
tho Judso snld: "You are 'the llr-t
man I shall get." Then turning- t As
slstmit Chler ot Pollco Sehilettler, he
"Ilrenk down tho doors."
Schuettler culled for tin axe and
iwlth tho aid ot policemen, hacked
rIowii ,tho door. Tho soldiers were
drawn UP at attention lusldo but of
fered no resistance. Rohlntl Schuett
ler were J00 pollcomon. A hundred
policemen entered tho hall with Judge
Owens', Election Commissioner jAn
thony Zarneckl nnd other officials.
Czarn.eckl, the RUjublIcnu election
commissioner, hou ipropurod to call
tho 'Detnocratlo convention to ordor
under his instructions from Juitgo
Owoiib, AVIth tho jKilIco guarding Uio
doors and scattered through tho hall
the delegates who had been waiting
since 9 a. m., wore permitted to outer.
Tho ontlro troublo was duo to tho
factional fight between the Hoarst
Horrlson faction on one hand nnd tho
Roger Sullivan following on tho other.
Tho Hcnrst-'Harrlson followers had so
cured tho order from Judge Owons
naming Czarneckl as temporary chair
man until a pcrmanont organization
could bo formed. The Sulllvanltes so.
cured u restraining ordor from Judgo
arcKInley restraining Jtfdgo Owens,
tho eloatlon commission nml all other
authorities from Interfering with tho
county central commltteo in tho con
duct of tho convention. Control of
tho Cook county party machlnory and
through thnt control of tho stato or
ganization Is tho prize.
After tho delegates began entering
tho hall tho (Ire, department was oall
ed nnd began smashing dffwn tho oili
er doors ot thotormory.
American easliT registers and type
writers are facilitating business In
offices lu every 'parrot the world.
The Southern trip ,ot Florida Is tho
nnR' lmrt(,m nr tlin ITiillml Ktnlnti
which nevor has oxjiorlonced freezing
it it it it it it it it it it it it it it it it it
it AVhnt tho bituminous coal
it wage couipromlsa means:
it An Inerenso of $10,aCO,000
it yearly In the payroll of Aniorl-
tt can bituminous coal oporators.
it Dally average wage of from
it S2.S0 to ;2.8S for 570,000 mill-
it Poncn lu tho bituminous
it coal mining Industry for the
coming two years.
it it it it a a it a it a it it it v it it it -a
wir.vi'iii'.u l.ytiL OHIO.
Show era tonight or TlieMlnyi i.'OoKt.
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As soon ns Colonel UooBovolt had declared that ho would accept, tho (nom
ination If It wcro offered him, his admirers In all parts of tho" coilotry start
ed an actlvo campaign to sccuro delegates In tho convention. Thq Roosovelt
movement la aided by a number of Republican governors nnd by many per
sons who formerly wcro advocates of tho notn!nntl6n of Ii Folletto. Tho
colonel's slogan la that' tho govorumont must bo put again In tho hands ot
tho people, und In lino with this la his advocacy of a form of recall applied to
Judicial decisions that affect tho people as a wholo.
LDNfS .11 IIV UITT
St. Louis, Mo., pill IS. Tho Jui ill
tlie case of i, l Lewis. publlHlier,
charged with n-in . the mulls to de-
fraud, reporti d lo Jiulije Aiuidnu tu-iut
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vf HCrff y'JJiS- a j iiyJ ivmFtt n.,AtiM .Ttkl:Hf
a .ffifBUA ,Ji, itfflazmmitmwka&p ,-?: t-PfaaQ
Hfft-- sk -'''lir V6KJ J
President Taft, basing his claims for n ronomlnutlon on tho record ot his
administration, has tho support ot the party organization In many states, and
of thoBo Ropuullcana who aro opnoscd to what tlioy consider tho too radical
Ideas of Colonel Roosovelt, Senator Cunnnlus and Sonator La Folletto.
dii lhu.1 tlle lia.t not huell Utile to
reach .i verdict. The court guvo addl-
tUmnl InHtiuctlniiK and ordered lo!lb-
eratlmis i ontlnui d Tin Jury has been
sime lnU l'iidi
I vIvm jBftrjj- llTrSrtig' .
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II GREAT SHIP STIES AN
GEBERG, SMASHES PROW
The Titanic Most Luxurious Ship of all Seas an d
Greatest of Leviathans with Three Thousand
Souls on Board in Danger Wireless Calls
Vessels to Her Rescue.
Wore Struck by the Stock
Market Last Week But
it Survived Thorn Pret
(United Prciis Loused Wire.)
New Voik, April 15 (Special) The
tuck market ran against a number
i 1 UlieViiectiNl ohtMiOt ililn vvul.-
'I ''i most serious chuih from n sudden
tl" tu itiou In tho political barometer
J the wart, which temixirary chilled
lu llsh (iitliUMlunu. Then come an
mfaiinibU report on winter wheat.
Tin ii a not entirely satlsfnctorj re
put of tin Unltud States Steel Cor
1'iii.itlim becmiHH Its March statement
bowed u small decline In unllllud
ciders, and then followed the dUolia-
ii.ii over labor tumbles with t'.ta ooal
imnirs and i-Hllroad enRlnitUrH. 'Along;
villi these (llrilcultivH cflmo nn dx
triordlnary outpourlnir ofiiaw securi
ties, amtreifatliig fully $1 lu.OOO.OuO slnco
ll 1, which severely tested the cn-
pnelty for absorbing new Investnioiits.
That tho niurkot should, 'havo wjth
i.tooil so many adverse conditions no
well must be accepted as Rood evi
dence of Its luheieiil strength ns well
lib of a i mil shift In sentiment from
timidity to confldeuce.
Xiitiwlthnt.1 tiding these objtnclos
tlieie are offHelM whlcli must be taken
Into eonsldeiiitlou, Surpilsoo aie at
w,is to be expected during a presi
dential campaign; and tho main roa
hoh for taking mora hoputul views, no
mutter whkh irty wins, Is the du
clliw of radlc.il seutlmont and the up
I'IbIiik of the sober second thought of
the iicople which will doubtless save
the country liom somo of the alarm
ing poMjIbllltli-H which existed a few
months ago In all probability thure
will be mi ojrly adjournment Of con
gress since both conventions take
place lu June, and the national legis
lature will bo undisposed to glvo uny
serious attention to publlo business.
This means that llttlo If any new Im
portant legislation will bo passed this
heHloii; tho few weeks between not
und the conventions being lusufilcleut
time for tho senate to consider nuy of
tho seilouu meusuros which might be
tin list upon It. No Important uctlou
need bo expectod on tariff, trusts or
any otner of tho big Issuua now lu
the public mind. This has boeu us-
beiitlally a do-uotlilng cougrosti.
As to tho orop report, It Is too onrly
to taka tho damage to winter wheat
seriously. Tho injury was unimpor-
Unit, and thero Is iimplu time for ro-
ccvery oi replanting. As a wholo crop
conditions remain veiy encouraging.
Tho season hi late, but the soil Is In
excelluut shupo and a few days, ot
warm weathui will quickly compel)
sjto for all the known drawbuuks.
As to the steel trade, thut Is really
In tar better condition than for many
mouths, Production of pig lion and
steel Ingots Is surpassing all records.
A large number ot now orders aro
coming In, uud tlio steel corporation
Is really woiktutc at the biggest prod
uctions In Its history. Tlio ludepuiid
cutH aro also working up to uuoily the
limit of their capacity. Prices havo
lu t ii very- low, tint this has Hthnuiat
id order and leaves the Industry lu
i ntrouger position for seourlng gniniu
whU better prices. Thero )3 nothing
il courtiKlng In the steel Industry as
It t:lsts today nnd the outlook for
the futuro Is most onoouruvlnir.
Ho far os trad In goiienil Is con
c med thuio Is no cliaugo In the opti
mistic opinions exprosaed in those nd
Mif for Hoverul weeks past western
1 iikerm and merchuntc n'.lke look for
ward to expansion n business for tho
Uasou that Bupplles of merchandise
. ro upon an exceedingly low basis
and tho consuming powers of the In
terior continue unohecked; the Infor
enr being that among the niasafl
piosperlty Is we'll sustained. Thoio
I no drawback to the business out
lock except that of political uncor
t ilnty. somuthlng which alwujs exlstn
iliiilug pretMldentlal eleetlou and which
H iilwnys m)ic!) exngwrated. Hhould
tho nation b fuvoreel with good har
vests this yofir, wo are sine to see nn
ict'vo revival of business, which may
en run Into excesses, however un
desirable they may be, because Indus
trj has been simply mat king time tho
last two years and there arc bl? gaps
mid empty shelves that muut bo filled
A Bomowhat flfincr undertone la do
I ConUnuctl on Vnjso Tlirco.
(t'nlted Press Leased Wire.)
Cannons, April 16. Tho AVhlto Star
liner Titanic, having transferred, her
1 assengers to tho Parisian and Car
pathla, nns, at 2 o'clock this afterrtym
Leing towed to Halifax by tho A'lr
ginlan of th Allan line.
The Virjflnlnn passed a line to Uio
TitanU- as eoon as tho 'passengers hat!
been transferred and the latest word
letehed by wlrelews was that there
was no doubt that the new AVhlto Star
liner would reach port. AgentH ot
.the AVhltf Star line at Hullfax .have
been ordered to have wreckage tugs
sent out to uld the Virginian with her
low Into port.
Montreal. April 15. Communication
with the new AVhlte Star liner Titanic
was lost at 12:27 this morning. At
thut hour the wireless operator was.
sending out frantic oppeals for Im
mediate assistance) and stated that tho
great stenmnr seemed to be slowly
sinking, lle-r entire forward structure
v.us smashed In Collision with a sunk
Although using forced draught, and
crowding her engtiies to the utmost,
the Allan liner Virginia could hardly
leuth the Titanic, which Is In 41.4C
i.orin latitude, 50.11 'west longitude.
nerore lo o'olock. ,
Tho weather, whoa tli) llngr1'" Was
list heurd from, wunNCulm and fog
whlcli hud enshrouded the ocean for
St houhl litia (.'Uree, .
Hlilpplhg ngtuitM hero believed the
Tltiuilcj may have ulreudy sunk, but
thej say her passeugoi-a and crow will
alt be roscueel as tho leviathan had
plenty of Jlfo bouts and rafts to carO
J or every one. ' '
OHKAT STKKL PltOW CltUMllLKD.
There U nedoubl'of the gravo' ilun-
ger. Tho great steel prow of 'tho
Titanic crumbled beforo the lmp.'ict
with the enormous Icuborg. At the
BiniiBl), however, the watertight ion'i
partment doors cloed nutoniatlcnlly.
Immudhitel, tho wireless appeals for
aid were sent out und tho ruspoliso
It was Inilleved :iere at !):30 ater
every known bit of Information hail
been cousldeietl that all on board will
be saved unci that thero Is a fair
chancu of tho Titanic reaching port.
As soon us the passungers can bo
trans-shipped, It Is belleveel Captain
Smith will try to havo the Titanic
towed to port.
It Is likely ho will havo her drawn
stern foremost to llghtu nas much-as
posslblo tho terrible strain on tho col
Tho position of tho Titanic when
sho wns lust hoard from was 'UltO
noi th; 50.14 west. ' '
FUtST NEWS AT CAPI2 HACR.' '
The llrst news of the accident was
received by the wlroless operator Tit
It said: "Havo struck an 'iceberg;
we aro badly damaged; rusli. aid.1'
AVIthln half nn hour the Virginian,)
of the) Allan line, had bean communi
cated with anil her captain was head-'
ed directly to tho scone.
Shortly afterward tho A'lrglnlan' sent,
the following to her local agents:
"Tltaulo says sho Is dnmngaed ns
ttisult of striking an Iceberg. She de
mands Immediate usststauco uud wo
are rushing to her help."
From tlmu to tlmo other wJreless
messages were received. In each It
was stuted that tho Titanic was still
In touch, and It was not until 12:27
that tho A'lrglnluu reported sho had
lost tho Titanic The last report was
that the women and children were In
tho lifeboats ready to bo lowered into
the Atlantic should It bo necessary.
winrci.Kss works hadly.
It wug believed bore that tho Titanla ,
vvlrolttHw wns working badly Instead
of that she hud gone down -and this
was confirmed later when an unsign
ed message was received reporting that
tlio Tltunlc was afloat at 8:30 this
The Virginian won then leas' than
two hours' sell from the crippled liner
and It seemed curtain lioro thnt within
llvo hours at the very most nil of 'tho
imssengers would bo transferred to
safety although this will be a most gl
; Tim A'lrglnhiu Is tho fatest ot the
Allan lino licet. Sho can mako better
than 20 knots tin hour and at lust
advleo every ounco ot npeed was be
ing gotten out of her.
AVhlto Star ofllciala say ship Is un-
A AA'ONDEItPUL- SHIP.
Now York, April 15. Tho Titanic,
tho greatest of modern leviathans, ex
ceeded oven tho monster Olymplo In
size. In addition, she is tho most lux
uriously lit tod nnd furnished vessel
ever sent to sea.
Tlio vessel ds 888 1-2 feet lohg and
92 feet beam; displacement CO, 000 tonn.
and registered tonnage 45,000. Fit
thousand passengers oould bn accom-