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MT. VERNON, OHIO, FRIDAY, MAY 3 1912 No. 106
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Memorial Service Planned-People Of HalifaxWilI Honor
Memories Of Those Who Went Down In Wreck
Bodies Will Be Photographed Before Being Con
Signed To Mother Earth-Aster Funeral Will Take
Place At Rhlne-beck-on-Hudson Saturday
Halifax, N. S., May 2. AH of the
bodies landed by the Mackay-Bennett
have not yet been embalmed, but the
work has progressed so far that 27
hare been shipped to their homes. It
la expected that today It will be pos
sible to send as many more, and that
by tomorrow the number thus dis
posed of will reach nearly 100. It was
decided that about 40 of the uniden
tified dead must be buried without
further delay, owing to the advanced
stage of decomposition, and a funeral
was decided on for tomorrow after
noon at .1 o'clock. In the forenoon
a memorial service will be held in
Brunswick Street church, one of the
largest In the city. It will be con
ducted by the Evangelical Alliance,
and the band of the Royal Celebra
tion regiment will be present.
"Nearer, My God, to Thee," will be
one of the hymns to be played by
the band, and the service will con
clude with "The Dead March from
The Roman Catholic church will
also hold a service on the same day.
It is believed that the unclaimed
dead will reach about 75 bodies, but
In the meantime interment will be
made of 40.
A complete description has been
made of the bodies to be buried, and
where this would be of any value at
all photographs have been taken. In
some cases disfigurement Is so great
that photographs would be useless.
First Mrs. Astor Arrives.
New York, May 2. Mrs. Ava Wil
ling Astor. first wife of the late John
Jacob Astor, accompanied by her 12-
WANT ROOSEVELT TO RIDE
IN SUFFRAGETTE PARADE
New York, May 2. Colonel Theo
dore Roosevelt has been asked by
the Men's League for Women Suf
frage to head the division of men
who will march in the big parade of
May 4. The colonel hasn't replied to
the letter of Invitation.
Meanwhile, it was said that hun
dreds of acceptances are coming in
from men who have been asked if
they would like to march. It Is now
Dayton, O., May 2. Plans for open
ing the proposed independent school
for unvacclnated children are being
pushed by the committee named at
an anti-vaccination Indignation meet
ing. Recognizing thatjthe board of
health and school boaid are acting
under their powers in forbidding the
attendance at school of the unvaccl
nated, the antis are determined to
open one or more schools.
Bodies !o Be
WHAT'S IN A NAME7
Ismay, S. D., May 2. A move-
ment Is under way to have the
name of this town changed,
owing to the adverse criticism
being printed against J. Bruce Is-
may, as a result of the Titanic
year-old daughter, Muriel, arrived
from Europe by the Kalspr Wilhelm
der Oiosse. They were mot at the
nler br Mrs. Astor's brother. J. R.
Barton Willing of Philadelphia. MrsJ
Astor said her future movements
Were unsettled, but that she had
pome pver to be with her son Vin
cent, who is due here with the body
of h(s father.
Alitor Funeral Saturday.
New York, May 2. The funeral of
John J. Astor will occur at Rhine
beck on the Hudson next Saturday
at 12 o'clock. It was said at his house
that his body is expected to arrive
at Rhlnebeck at 4 o'clock this after
noon. A special train will leave New
York for Rhlnebeck Saturday morn
ing, conveying his relatives and close
Waited Until Titanic Sank.
Washington, May 2. That the
steamer Mt. Temple was within sight
of the sinking Tltaulo, hove to, put
out Its lights and waited until the
leviathan sank before approaching,
are the charges made in a sworn
statement received by Senator Smith
from Dr. P. C. Qultzrau of Toronto, a
Mt. Temple passenger.
certain that there will be not less
than 1,200 men in line.
A league officer Mated that of the
1,000 letters to men sent out, only
one had been answered with a re
fusal. The refusal came from the
man's wife. She said she was so
angered by the invitation that she
could not reply to it, so she wrote
only three pages telling what she
thought of the league and of woman
IN COAL CAR
Chicago Junction, O., May 2.
Freight Conductor L. G. Meyer, while
going over his train between Homer
and Nova, discovered an 11-pouud
baby girl whiclt had been thrown
Into a gondola car. Probably It had
been dropped Into the car from an
overhead bridge. The baby was un
doubtedly killed by the fall, ns the
body was warm when picked up by
PARADE OF WOMENP NEWJY0RK
SATURDAY, MAY 4, WILL BREAK
RECORD FOR NUMBER IN LINE
New York, May 2 It is expected
that at least 15,000 women and girls
will take part In the "votes for wom
en" parade here Saturday, May 4.
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Xhe parade will start fiom-WashJnapr. Anna Shaw will be-pqe of the
ton square at 5 p. m. and will march
up Fifth avenue to Central park at
Ffty-nlnth street, where the women
will turn west to Seventh avenue and
then two blocks south to Carnegie
hall, where a mass meeting will be
addresses by leaders In the suffra
gist movement. The paraders will
be Jin several divisions, one being on
horseback. Miss Inez Mllholland and
Smyrna, May 2. It Is now alleged
that the steamer Texas, which sunk
with considerable loss of life in the
Dardanelles, was struck by a shell
instead of having hit a submerged
mine, as at first reported. This shell.
It is claimed, was fired from one of
the Turkish forts after the Texas
had Ignored two blank shots which
Lancaster, O., May 2. Mrs. Henry
Ellis, 88, was burned to a crisp ather
home here. She occupied the Bame
house as Clark Hedges and his fam
ily, who wpre aroused by the smell
of smoke. Mr. Hedges broke Into
the part of the house occupied by
the uged widow and found her bod
burned beyond recognition. Her
clothing caught fire from a hot plate
Columbus O., May 2. Governor
Harmon left for llaltimore. where
today he will begln a three-days'
campaign through Maryland. He was
enthusiastic about his trip to Texas
and spoke as If happy over the pros
Miss Mabel Lee will be In this divi
sion. Miss Lee is a daughter of Mrs.
Lee Towe, who Is also a suffragist,
and Is a Columbfi university student.
speakers, and, Mrs. Harriot Blatch
will also speak. The paraders have
adopted a white straw hat with a
black band as the official headgear.
The women shown in the picture
are: 1, Mrs. Harriot Stanton Blatch;
2, Dr. Anna Shaw; 3, Miss Mabel
Lee; 4, Miss Grace Stratton; 5,
Mrs. Lee Towe; 6, Miss Roberta
Hill; 7, Miss Inez Mllholland.
had been tired as a warning. The
Texas' had deviated from the proper
Enter Baldwin In Race.
Bridgeport, Conn., May 2. The 14
delegates to the Democratic national
convention to be chosen by the state
convention today will be Instructed
for Governor Haldwln for president.
Atlanta, May 2. Oscar W.'l'nder
wood of Alabama, Democratic floor
leader In the national house, has car
ried Georgia over Governor Wilson
of New Jersey by a substantial ma
jority, and will be supported by a
solid Georgia delegation at the Balti
more convention. Returns from the
presidential preference primary Indi
cates that Underwood's majority over
Wilson will be at least 5,000.
Engineers Select Their Member of
New York, May 2. P. H. Morris
sey of Chicago, president of the Rail
way Employes' and Investors' asso
ciation, was selected by Grand Chief
Stone and a committee of locomotive
engineers to act as their arbiter and
representative on the arbitration
board of seven whlcn is to determine
finally tho demajfds for increased
wages made by the engineers. The
troiter for the rallrcds will not be
Selected for several days.
Berlin, May 2. Lieutenant Spren
gen and an army surgeon named
Bruenlng fought a duel with pistols
it Rastato, In Baden, under the reg
ulations of a military court of honor.
LUutenaat Sprcngen was killed.
Lorain Tollers Happy.
Lorain, O., May 2. Unclassified
labor employed by the city has won
It fight for an eight-hour workday,
and the workmen will receive the
same compensation for eight hours'
labor undei the new plan as they for
merly received for 10 hours' work.
Delegate Takes Vows,
Columbus, O., May 2. -The consti
tutional convention paused In its dis
cussion of official matters long
enough to adopt resolutions of con
gratulation for one of Its members
who, slyly and without announce
ment, slipped away and was married.
Tho new benedlrt among the dele
gates Is James M. Fluke of Ashland
county. He was married In MaiiBfleld
to Miss Esther J. Giffln, a native of
St. Marys, Out., Canada. .Mr. Fluke
was compelled to make a speech to
LIVE STOCK AND GRAIN
CHICAGO Cattle: Receipts, 21.000
head; beeves. $.1 S3J7S !0 Texes
steers, $5 2r7 "0; western steers,
J5 GFi(ft7 fS; stockers and feeders,
i 25W6 75; cowh and heifers. $2 75
7 50; calves, $3 508 50. Hogs-
Receipts. 10,000 head; light, $7 30
7 75: mixed, $7 337 85: heavy, J7 35
tfi7 85; rough, $7 3507 55; pigs, $4 75
ffifi 85. Sheep and Lambs Receipts,
16,000 head; native sheep, $o 000)
8 25; western, $5 258 25; native
lambs, $0 ."0(?B9 SO; western, $C 50
10 40; yearlings, $C 309 10. Wheat
No. 2 jed. SI 14',i(8l lCVfc. Corn No.
2. S05fJ80!ic. Oats No. 2 white.
EAST BUFFALO Cattle- Receipts,
2 cars; expert cattle, $7 238 GO;
shipping steers, $" 25S 00; heifers,
$1 507 00: butcher rattle, 16 50
7 70: fat cows, $2 50C 00; bulls. J4 00
Sh6 ": milkers and springers. J25 00
ftn5 00; calves, $9 O09 75. Hogs
Receipts, 13 cars; heavies, $8 25
i 30; mediums, $8 2008 23; Yorkers,
$8 1008 20: pigs, 17 0007 25; roughs,
$7 157 23; stags, 13 2506 00. Sheep
and l.amfo's Receipts, 13 cars; year
lings, $8 0008 50; wethers, J7 30
7 75: mixed sheep, 7 0007 25; ewes,
$6 7507 00; lambs, 1 3010 00.
PITTSBURG - CaUKf Receipts,
light: choice cattle, $8 5008 55;
prime, JS 0008 40; tidy butchers,
$7 3007 S3: helfeis, $5 007 50: fat
cows, 13 506 50; bulls. $4 5007 25;
fresh cows, $30 00060 00; calves,
$6 5009 00. Hogs Receipts, fair;
heavy hogj, mediums and heavy York
ers. $8 10ft is 15; light Yorkers, $7 50
(&7 75: pigs, $6 7507 25. Sheep and
Lambs -Receipts, fair; prime wetli
ns. $7 4007 60; good mixed. $7 00
f 35: fair mixed, $6 25 6 85; Iambs.
Jfi 5009 30; spring lambs, $8 00
CINCINNATI Cattle- Recelnts.
833 head: steers, $4 750S 25; holf
er(, $4 0007 65; cows. $2 2306 50;
calvef, $3 3008 00. Hoqa -Receipts,
:i,662 head; packers . $7 6308 00:
common sows. $3 007 15; pigs and
light. $5 0007 40; Btags, $4 0005 90.
Sheep and Lambs Receipts, 102
head: sheep. $2 7505 30; lambs, $6 00
08 25; spring lambs. $S 00013 00.
Wheat No. 2 red, $1 190"l 21.
Corn- No. 2 mixed. 83085c. Oats
No. 2 mixed, 38459c. Rye No. 2,
CLEVELAND Cattle: Receipts.
100 head i choice fat steers. $7 00
,7 75 fdir st-ers, $6 0006 75; heifers,
$3 ()07 00; fat cows, J5 5006 25;
fat bulls $5 5006 50; milkers and
springers, $20 00060 00; calves, $S..O
09 00. I Ioi;s Receipts, 1.500 head;
mediums, $S 00; Yorkers, $S 00: pigs,
$7 10; roughs, $7 00- stags, $5 730
C 00. Sheep and Lambs Receipts,
2,000 head; choice clipped lambs,
$9 0009 20.
BOSTON Wool: Ohio and Pennsyl
vania XX, 28c; delaine washed, 30c;
delaine unwashed, 25c: -blood comb
ing, 26027c: '-blood combing, 27
27'4c; Vblood combing, 2027c;
fine unwaBlied, 21c; Indiana and Ken
tucky -blood unwashed, 26027c;
blood unwashed, 2728c.
TOLEDO-Wheat, $1 18; corn, 82o;
oats, 60c; cloverseed, $12 63.
Columbus, O., .May 2. The state
utilities commission issued an order
to thi Middlotown Gas and Electric
comi?Ti, commanding it to omit the
enforcement of a rule by which, be
fore tho will set a meter on a ser
vice and turn on the electric current,
the owner of the building must get
a certificate of inspection from the
"state Inspection bureau." The board
holds that it Is a species of graft in
tho interest or the inspection bureau,
which Is an agency maintained "oy
fire Insurance companies doing busi
ness in the state.
Bay State's Big
President's Manager Not Satisfied With Result Oo Dele-gates-AMarge-'-Colonel
Roosevelt Declares Tbat He
Meant Every Word Of Message To Delegates In
structing Tnem To Vote For His Rival, And Will
Use Every Endeavor To See They Obey
Boston, May 2. Despite the orders
Issued from Oyster Bay that they
vote for President Taft in the Chi
cago convention because the real will
of the people as expressed In the
preferential vote was that Taft dele
gates be chosen, the eight Roosevelt
delegates-at-large chosen at the pri
mary are going to stand pat and vote
as they please. They are not
going to act jointly although
at first they decided to stand togeth
er by their pledge for Roosevelt.
Later, when they heard of the col
onel's demand that they support
Taft, they tore up the agreement and
each will go on his own hook.
A general recount of the votes will
be asked by General Champlin on
the ground that the real choice of
the people is not expressed in the
returns from the election ' officers,
and that a second Inspection of the
ballots is necessary to determine the
extent of the Seiberlich blunder.
Returns from the primary dribbled
in all during the day, and are com
plete with the exception of the vote
in three small towns. They show
Taft led Roosevelt by 3,973, while
Clark led Wilson by 19,021 in the
preferential vote of the people for
their selections for the Republican
and Democifttlc nominations for the
presidency. The vote for Taft was
87,117; for Roosevelt, 83,144; for
Clark, 33,491; for Wilson. 14,470.
Eight delegates-at-large pledged to
Roosevelt were chosen by about
8,300 rlurality over the Taft slate.
Delegates Declare Themselves.
There Is a big row on over the
question of whether the eight delegates-at-large
are morally If not
legally bound to support Taft In the
convention, and there Is talk of their
seats belngcontested at Chicago. Kite
of the eight delegates-at-large chosen
as pledged to Roosevelt said that
they would not accept the release
from their pledge givpn by the col
onel, and proposed to vote for him
in the convention regardless of his
request to follow the preferential
choice of Taft.
Those who made this statement
were Charles S. Baxter, James P.
Magenis, George W, Coleman, Arthur
L. Nason and Alvln O. Weeks. Octave
LaRivlere, another delegate, said he
might do what the colonel requested,
and Frederick Fosdick said that he
was willing to vote for Taft, but
would not make his decision at this
time. Professor A'lbert B, Hart Is In
the west and could not he reached.
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THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., ATLAHTA, GA.
Eight Will Vote As
Several of the delegates expressed
their displeasure at the "butting in"
on the part of the colonel.
W MAKES IT EMPHATIC
Colonel Roosevelt Insists He Doesn't
Want Bay State Votes.
Oyster Bay, N. Y., May 2. Colonel
Roosevelt heard that his eight Mas
sachusetts delegates-at-large were in
I open rebellion agalnrt his bull of ex
I communication and were all agreed
that they'd stick.
"What are you going to do about
"I hate nothing to say," he replied,.
"except that I meant every word that
I i saiu miu miaii uu everyimng pussi-
hie to see that my request is heeded."
Controleld by Roosevelt.
I Harrisburg, Pa., May 2. -The Ro-
publican statp convention was domi
- nated by delegates favoring Colonel
i Rooseelt, and It adopted a progrei
! Rive platform which lauded Roosevelt
and omitted mention of President
i Taft or the work of his administra
j Cincinnati, O., May 2. Whn the
body of Joseph Loeb, 28, whisky
salesman, was found after he had
ended bis life bj sucking gas through
I a tube, a magazine which contained
I two stories in which the principals
had committed suicide was near by.
WHITE SERIOUSLY ILL
Mine Workers' President Delegates
j Duties to William Green.
Oskaloosa, la., May 2. John P;
White, national president of the
j United Mlqe Workers of America,
I was taken suddenly ill at his home
here with hemorrhages, caused by
I ruptured blood vessels. Physicians
succeeded in stopping the flow of
, blood, but the patient Is said to be
i in a serious condition. Piesident
j White has authorized William Green
of Coshocton, O., to represent him in
I the negotiations in, New York today.
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