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VOL. LV. NO. 215.
THE ARGUS, MONDAY, JUNE 25', 1906.
PRICE ,TWO CENTS.
TROUBLE AT Toledo ice men given limit of
Fl FfiTMMS LAW FOR ENTERING A COMBINE
kbLU I IUI1W
BUILDING BILL INCLUDES $75,000
FOR MOLINE FEDERAL STRUCTURE
Long Desired Appropriation for Sister City Now In Sight
Davenport Allowed Small Sum to Buy Additional
Site Other Cities Favored.
Speaker of House Chides
Members for Friv
olity. BUSINESS IS PRESSING
Much Important Legislation
Finally Passed or Ad
vanced. IMPORTANT POINTS IN
The measure as agreed upon by
the conferees of the two houses
keeps the Pullman sleeping cars un
der its provisions.
The anti-pass clause is modified
so as to apply only to federal, state
and territorial officers, officials of
the postoffice department in certain
particulars being exempted
In the pipe line section the con
ferees substituted "common carri
er" for the word "railway."
Washington, June 25. Speaker Can
non delivered a mild lecture to the
membership of the house today by
stating in these closing days of the
present session more business of vital
importance to the nation would be
transacted than in three months pre
vious, and it was absolutely necessary
close attention be given on the part of
members to the business in hand which
could not be done unless order be ob
Hold Mtbt Srtmlon.
By unanimous consent it was decided
the house should sit tonight from
until 11 o'clock to consider in commit
tee of the whole a bill to simplify the
law in relation to the collection of
Payne of New York stated there
were a number of members who believ
ed they had messages to deliver to the
country and it had been decided to
permit political speeches to be made
on the above bill.
Kavnl Bill Tbroueb.
Washington, June 25. The confer
nnce report on the naval appropriation
bill was adopted by the house today,
Only one item remains in disagreement
Conferees on the sundry civil appro
priation bill agreed upon all points in
dispute except $3,000,000 appropriation
for an office building.
Ut-llrtonry llfll Reported.
Washington, June 25. The general
deficiency appropriation bill was com
pleted by the house committee on ap
propriation bill today and reported to
the house. The bill carries a total of
$10,245,509, to supply the deficiencies
in the various departments of the gov
Ratlfira Collection of Dntlen.
An Important amendment was adop
ted legalizing and ratifying the collec
tion of duties on imports and exports
to and from the Philippines prior to
March 8. 1902.
Pure Food Bill FaiiaeM.
Washington, June 25. The so-called
pure food bill was passed Saturday af
ternoon by the house and the confer
ence report on the railroad rate bill
Nearly the entire day was taken up
with consideration of tae pure food
bill under the five-minute rule. While
many amendments were offered, in the
main they were voted down. Those
adopted were in the nature of correc
tions and changes In verbiage. The
pure food bill passed by a-vote of 242
Heat Over Rate.
By unanimous consent the confer
ence report ,on the railroad rate bill
was taken up. While there was a long
discussion over the anti-pass agree
ment, considerable heat being display
ed on both sides, the previous question
was adopted by a vote of 3,21 to 97,
and the conference report was agreed
by a vote of 216 to 4. Those voting In
the negative were Driscoll of New
York, McCall of Massachusetts. Gillis
pie of Texas, and Sibley of Pennsyl
Begin Building in July.
Plans for the erection of an addi
tional building at the Villa de Chantal,
heretofore referred to in -The Argu3,
have progressed so favorably that it
is now expected that work will be be
gun early in July.
Officer Beaten By a Mob.
Springfield. 111.., June 25. Marshal
James Kline, in attempting to close a
saloon at Riverton yesterday, was at
tacked by a mob of Lithuanians led by
Mrs. William Grikisk,is, and was beat
en fatally. The sheriff has sent a
posse to the town. .
Washington, June 25. (Special).
The house of repsentatives has decided
to appropriate 175,000 for a new post
office at Moline. The appropriation In
cludes the purchase of a site arid con
struction of the building.
The house of representatives will ap
propriate $30,000 for a postoffice at De
catur, 111.; $200,000 for a postoffice and
court house at Peoria; $G5,000 for a
postoffice at Kewanee; and $7,000 for
additional ground for postoffice and
court house at Davenport.
DaVenport has requested $90,000 for
a building and site, but the building
was not allowed.
Ottumwa gets $30,000 for a post
office. Representative McKinney's re
quest for $100,000 for Macomb was
Other Cltlfm AImo.
Washington, June 25. The omnibus
public building building bill as agreed
upon by the committee was presented
TO LEAVE COUNTRY
'President Roosevelt Decides to
Make a Trip to Panama
WISHES TO VIEW CANAL SITE
Contemplated Trip to Middle West
Next Spring Will Now Be
Washington, June 25. It is announc
ed at the White house that President
Rooesvelt will make a trip to the Isth
mus of Panama next fall. He will leave
Washington some time in October and
be absent about three weeks. On ac
count of this trip the president has
been obliged to decline to visit San
Francisco, to be present at the laying
of the corner stone of the new federal
building in that city. In connection
with this announcement the president
said he would be unable to make his
contemplated trip to the middle west
Wnnl PerMonal Inspection.
The president long has desired per
sonally to inspect the route of the
caaal and to make himself personally
familiar with the great undertaking of
the construction of the water way. It
is the expectation that the president
will spend at least a week in the canal
zone and in that time will familiarize
himself with the situation by a study
of It at close range. A personal visit
to the canal zone will enable him to
handle with absolute knowledge of the
situation the great problems which con
stantly will be arising In connection
with the work of canal construction
To Limning; In Mar
It is thought probable that he will go
next May to Lansing, Mich., to attend
the semi-centennial celebration of the
establishment of agricultural colleges
in this coutnry. There he will meet
many prominent educators of the coun
try. The trip will be brief, occupying
probably not more than four or five
ARGUE FOR A NEW
TRIAL OF THE CASE
Attorneys for Mrs. McKinney Prepar
ed to Fight Through Higher
Peoria, III., June 25. Judge Green in
the circuit court this afternoon is hear
ing a motion for a new frial in the
Mary L. McKinney cruelty case. In
the event of a denial of this motion,
the defense will ask that sentence be
suspended during the preparation of a
bill of exceptions to be presented to
the supreme court.
The motion for new trial as filed Sat
urday afternoon Is a lengthy docu
ment containing 21 grounds.
!ALL IS NOT YET ACCEPTED
Henry N. Hansen Goes to Springfield
. to Look Over Situation.
Henry N. Hansen goes to Springfield
in a about a week for the purpose of
looking over the field at the Spring
field Y. M. C. A. of which he has been
asked to become general secretary. Mr.
Hansen will give, the call favorable
consideration, but has not so far ac
cepted it. If he decides to accept, he
will take charge Oct. 1.
Invited to Tea.
Kiel, June 25. Emperor William In
vited Congressman and Mrs. Long-
worth to take tea with- him on board
his yacht, the Meteor, this afternoon.
Among the build-
$10,000; Peoria. $200,000; Dixon, $50,
000; Belvidere, $05,000; Kewanee, $65
000; Lincoln. $63,000; Moline, $75,000;
Paris. $65,000; Centralia, $7,500; Litch
Iowa Council Bluffs, $75,000; Ot
tumwa, $30,000; Cedar Rapids, $200,
000; Des- Moines, $500,000; Mason City,
$ 1 0,000; Muscatine. $75,000; Webster
City. $70,000; Clarinda. $40,000; Daven
port, $7,000; Estherville, $8,000; Shen
WINS RACE TO HONOLULU
Lurline Easily First in Transpacific
Honolulu, June 25. Lurline became
winner of the transpacific yacht race
at 11:30 yesterday morning, when the
time allowance expired. At 4:06
o'clock neither La Paloma nor Ane
mone had been sighted.
American Mining, Milling and
Smelting Company Pro
moters on Trial
IN A LONDON JUSTICE COURT
Scheme Was to Sell Vast Amount of
Valueless Stock to French and
London. June 25. At the opening of
prosecution today in behalf of the treas
ury at tne Uuikl hall ponce court, in
the case of Mark Anthony Young and
Henry Jonas, local managers of the
American Mining, Milling & Smelting
syndicate, who were arrested June IS
on a charge of conspiracy to defraud
the public by setting valueless shares.
R. D. Muir. counsel for the treasury.
said the evidence in the hands of the
police indicated serious frauds had
been committe and he proposed to
show no such company existed.
o Company Instated.
Muir said the correspondence seized
showed the defendants had on foot a
scheme by which certain financiers in
France were to put $2,500,000 into the
concern and a similar plan was in prog
ress from which a sum not so large
was to be obtained in England.
Yntin was admitted to hail in S2T -
000, and Jonas in $5,000.
FOOT RACES FEATURE
OF ARCANUM PICNIC
Moline Wins Most of Honors Two
Hundred Have Outing at Camp
About two hundred members of the
Royal Arcanum and their families took
part in the picnic of the Rock Island,
Moline, and Davenport councils at
Campbell's island yesterday. It was
an all day affair with the usual basket
dinner and other pleasant features.
There was a short program of rpeech
es in the afternoon and one of foot
races in which the following carried
off the honors:
Girls' race Miss Isabella Morrison,
Boys' race Mitchell Walters, Mo
line. Race for non-members Thomas
Race for Members D. L. Hammer,
Race for married ladies Mrs. W. M.
Boyer, Rock Island.
Fat men's race Charles Morrison,
Tri-City race Thomas 'Winn, Mo
line. YELLOW FEVER IN LOUISIANA
One Case, a Cuban Sailor, Is Reported
on the Mississippi River.
New Orleans. La.. June 25. One
case of yellow fever is reported at the
Mississippi river quarantine station, 97
miles below New Orleans. This Is the
first case of yellow fever reported in
Louisiana this year by the state board
of health. The patient is a Cuban sail
or, who arrived on June 18 on the
steamer Holstein from. Havana.
ARMY WEDDING PERFORMED
Commander Botth-Tucker of Salvation
ists United With Miss Reid.
London, June 25. Commander
Booth-Tucker and Miss Minnie Reid
were married today at the Salvation
Army's citadel, In South Tottenham.
General Booth officiated. Only rela
tives and high officers of the Salvation
Army were present. '
to the house today,
ings authorized are:
Clashes Frequent During
Day in Panama Re
public. KILLINGS REPORTED
United States Marines Not
Called Upon! However,
Panama, June 25. The closing of
the elections in Panama yesterday was
marked by violent disorders. Three
men were wounded in fights earlier hi
the day, but late In' the afternoon in
order to quell a serious disturbance,
the police shot into- a crowd of rioters,
wounded six men and killed one.
Would Call Marine.
Senor Arias, secretary of foreign af
fairs, favored calling upon the Ameri
can marines, but President Amador
said such action would have a bad po
The city is being patroled by squads
of police armed with rifles. Further
trouble is expected. The police are
the chief cause of trouble, but frenzied
speeches by liberal party leaders also
are partly responsible.
j The interior is quielj as far as can be
learned, iioerais in several provinces
refrained from votingJ
Colon was entirely iquiet. Gov. Ma
goon drove to all the Voting booths and
was enthusiastically cheered by mem
bers of both parties.
The government was
Panama in a majority of the districts.
MEET HERE SOON
Wood River Colored Baptist Sun
day School Convention
SESSIONS M'KINLEY CHAPEL
Program Includes Trol.'ey Ride and Re
ception 200 Delegates Ex
pected, Two hundred delegates are expect
ed to attend the annual convention of
the Wood River Colored Baptist Sun
day School association which meets in
this city July 3 to 8. inclusive. The
Wood river district comprises the en
tire northern end of the state of Illi
nois, and the various churches are us
ually well represented at these meet
Headquarters will be maintained at
the McKinley Baptist chapel at the
corner of Sixth avenue and Tenth
street, where all meetings will be held
The congregation of McKinley chapel
will provide for the delegates with a
dining room in the basement of the
church, and will furnish sleeping quar
ters in their homes. i
Snrinl KenturvM j IMnnnetl.
In addition to the regular church and
Sunday school work that will be dis
cussed in the meetings, there will be
a number of social features, among
which are a trolley ride over the three
cities and a reception. The ride, it is
expected, will take place Saturday,
Rev. G. C. Mason of Monmouth, who
is supplying the local bulpit, is presi
dent of the association, and he and
Rev. H. Borden of Chicago, who is now
in the city, are arranging a program
for the entire convention which will
soon be made public.
NEW GOVERNOR OF .
OHIO IS ALSO ILL
Harris, Who Succeeded Late Governor
Pattison, Forced to Take to His
Eaton, Ohio, June 25. Although
Governor Harris was compelled to take
to his bed yesterday because of an
acute attack of indigestion, his family
expressed little alarm over his condi
tion, which was regarded as the natur
al result of the strain of the past week.
Knights of St. John Meet.
Buffalo. N. Y.. June 25. The 27th an
nual convention of the Knights of
Saint John convened today following
pontifical mass celebrated by Bishop
Charles H.Colton, Some; routine bus
iness was -attended to after which ad-
journment was taken until tomorrow.
Raised Prices on Plea Product
tution to Customers and Sell at Old Scale or Serve
Year In Prison and Pay Fine.
Toledo, Ohio, June 25. In the com
mon pleas court today Judge Kinkade
imposed the maximum sentence of $5,-
000 fine and one year in the work house
on five ice men guilty of conspiracy in
restraint of trade. The men sentenced
are: Joseph A. Miller, It. A. Beard.
R. C. Lemmon, H. P. Breining, and
Peter H. Waters. The judge said the
sentences might be mitigated in the
event the men made restitution.
Taken to JnIL
The five men, all of them prominent
in business and social circles, were
taken to the county jail to await the
making out of the necessary papers to
commit them to the work house, unless
in the meantime they meet the judge's
requirements of restitution to the pub
lic. The men were indicted under the
Valentine anti-trust law for combining
in restraint of trade.
Say ('rup In I.Ik lit.
Under the pretext that the ice sup-
Congress Has No Control Over
Manner of Conducting In
SENATE COMMITTEE REPORTS
Federal Territory an Exception
ises to Give Its Reasons
Washington, June 25. Congress has
no rjght to' regulate Insurance, accord
ing to the senate committee on judici
ary. A report from that committee
was presented today to this effect by
Spooner. The report was made on a
resolution instructing the committee to
inquire ' whether congress has such
right. The report is very brief, and is
Are Nome Kxvepllon.
The committee on judiciary beg
leave to report that it is the unanimous
opinion of the committee that congress
is without authority under the constitu
tion to supervise and regulate the bus
iness of marine, fire, and life insurance
except in the District of Columbia, ter
ritories and the insular possessions of
the United States."
Will (iive HenKonN I.nter.
The committee promises to give its
reasons at an early date.
AWAY THE HONORS
Crews Win Four-Oared and University
Races in Big Regatta at Pough
keepsie. Poughkeepsie, N. Y., June 25. Coach
Courtney and the Cornell navy took
the lion's share of honors in the annual
regatta of the Intercollegiate Rowing
association here Saturday afternoon.
winning the four-oared race and the
university race for the Seaman chal
The freshman race was captured by
Ten Eyck's Syracuse crew, with Ten
Eyck, Jr., at the stroke oar. Syracuse
also got second in Jhe four-oared con
test and pushed Pennsylvania hard for
second place in the varsity, all of
which goes to show that Ten Eyck is
hard pressing the Ithacan coach for
flit urn honors Wisconsin was onlv
lncheg behind Cornell for second place
in the freshman race, but a bad fourth
in the race for the senior crews.
It Is estimated that fully 25.00ft peo
ple witnessed the races. The condi
tions were admirable, but heavy thun-
dershowers during Intermissions
drenched the spectators to the skin,
and from their point of view it was a
most disagreeable affair.
TO RELEASE MRS. KAUFFMANN
South Dakota Supreme Court Will Ac
cept $25,000 Bonds.
Sioux Falls, S. D., June 23. The
state supreme court decided to permit
the release of Mrs. Emma Kauffmann
on bonds of $25,000. Mrs. Kauffmann
is a very sick woman and her condition
is such that her removal may be de
layed. Within a few minutes after the
receipt of the news over one hundred
prominent citizens and business men
of Sioux Falls offered to go upon the
bond. Mrs. Kauffmann is held on the
charge of having caused the death of
Lamont Was Wealthy.
New York. June 25. The report of
the state appraisers of the estate of
the late Daniel S. I.amont Axes the net
value at $4,458,000.
Was Scarce Must Make Resti
nlv was much smaller than in recent
years, these dealers combined and ad
vanced prices from 50 to 100 per cent
They were Indicted and one of them
stood trial but was convicted. The
others entered pleas of guilty. The
sentence is the maximum under the
MiiMt l'n Money Illicit.
If they would escape any part of it
they must pay back to the customers
all overcharges and must agree to sell
ice at the price prior to the forming of
the combination. Two or three of
them are worth at least $100,000 each.
Keokuk Clothing House Fails.
Keokuk, Iowa. June 25. The cloth
inn store of Otto .1. Sala has been clos
ed on attachments Issued by two local
banks which hold notes of $5.00u each
against the firm. The liabilities are
estimated at. $25,000. Hart, Schaffner
& Marx, Chicago, Is one of the largest
creditors. Sala has been missing since
DEAL IN MATCHES
Diamond Plant at Green
Sold to Michigan
CONSIDERATION NOT GIVEN
Sawmill in Connection Cuts 20,000,000
Feet of Lumber a
Green Bay, June 23. Announcement
was made today of the sale of the Dia
mond Match company's Gfreen Bay
plant to John Telfree, H. T. dale and
J. T. Phillip, of Saginaw and West
The consideration was not given.
The new owners will operate a saw
mill cutting 20.iio0.nou feet of lumber
annually and employing 200 men.
Have Plenty of Timber.
The new owners have acquired
enough standing timber in upper Mich
igan to operate the mill for 2' years.
HAIL STORM IN KANSAS;
DRIFTS 6 TO 10 FEET DEEP
Large as Stones Beat in House and
Barn Roofs, Injure Iron Tanks,
and Kill Horse.
Kirwin. Kas., June 23. Hail fell in
torrents here Saturday night for an
hour. The stones, from two to four
inches in diameter, beat in the roofs
of houses and barns and cut holes In
galvanized iron tanks. Cattle were cut
and one horse was killed. The hail,
washed into the hollows by the rain,
was to be found two feet deep, and in
some places the drifts of hail were six
to ten feet deep.
COULDN'T STAND PROBING
Louisville Packing House Closed on
Account of Agitation.
Louisville, Ky., June 25. The Louis
ville Packing company, said to be the
largest plant owned by the Cudahy
company of Chicago, has closed for an
indefinite period. The company em
ployed about 350 men. The plant and
equipment are valued at $800,000. W.
W. Alason, manager, gave at the rea
son for the order, "Newspaper criti
cism and adverse legislation."
BAND WILL GIVE CONCERT
Assures Success of Excursion by Peter
sen's on W. W. Wednesday.
The steamboat excursion to be given
under the auspices of Petersen's band
of Davenport Wednesday evening on
board the W. W. will be a particularly
enjoyable one on account of the fact
that the entire band will be present
and give a program of concert music.
There will be dancing on the barge,
and refreshments will be served. The
boat will leave Davenport at 8 o'clock
and Rock Island at 8:15.
MORRISON ACCEPTS TASK
District Attorney Will Act as Special
Counsel Against Oil Trust.
Chicago, June 25. District Attorney
Morrison, who conducted the trial of
the packers for the government, an
nounced today he had been appointed
special counsel for the government to
conduct the investigation Into the man
agement of the Standard Oil company
and had accepted the position.
Bend Company Receiver.
St. Paul, Minn., June 25. Judge
Sanborn of the United States circuit
court has appointed the Mississippi
Valley Trust company receiver for the
American Reserve Bond company.
Cleveland Mayor Chosen
to Preside at Bryan
AT MADISON SQUARE
Speakers to Represent
East, West and
New York, June 23. Mayor Tom L.
Johnson of Cleveland, has accepted an
invitation to preside at the reception
of William J. Bryan in Madison Square
Garden on Bryan's return to this coun
try. . ,
Kor Kniil, South ! VYrat.
Henry Wafterson will deliver an ad
dress on behalf of the south. Alexander
Troup, of New Haven, Conn., will
speak in the name of the east. The
name of the speaker for the west has
not been announced.
M-Dln Mill Kndorir.
Milwaukee, June 23. William Jen
nings Bryan will be endorsed for pres
ident by the democratic state conven
tion, which will meet In Milwaukee
next Wednesday to recommend as toplat
form. This is certain from Interview)
with leading democrats published dur
ing the week. While some object on
the ground that the convention was
called for the purpose of formulating a
state platform, and that only, they ad
mit that It Is probable Mr. Bryan will
be endorsed as Wisconsin's candidate
for the democratic nomination for pres
ident. Platform Ku.lU-nl.
It is also certain that a very radical
platform will be adopted for ratifica
tion by the candidates when they meet
In Madison next September to formu
late the formal platform of the party.
RUNNING ON TIES
Several Cars of Derailed Train Over
turn at Farther Side Injuring
Marshalltown. Iowa, June 25. North
bound passenger train No. C on the
Great Western railway was wrecked
early today, one car jumping the track
at a bridge near Gladbrook. While
running on the ties the train passed
over the bridge safely. After reaching
the far side four coaches overturned.
Several passengers were injured, none
fatally. The injured:
Mrs. H. A. Drury. St. Paul, Minn. - .
Mrs. C. P. Roe. New Sharon, Iowa.
Mrs. W. H. Matthews, Marshalltown,
C. W. Hughes, Marshalltown.
Struck Open Switch.
Adrian. Mich., June 25. A west
bound passenger train on the Lake
Shore railroad ran into an open switch
in the yards today and crashed Into the
Dundee branch train standing on a Rid
ing. Several persons were injured,
none killed. Both engines were ruin
ed. Mary Began, aged C3, of Chicago,
was the most severely injured.
NORTHERN MAN TO
PLAN CANAL LOCKS
Joseph W. Ripley Engaged for Import
ant Work by Chief En
gineer. Washington, June 25v Joseph
Ripl.v, general superintendent of
Sault Ste. Marie locks, has been nam
ed by Chief Engineer John H. Stevens
of the Isthmian canal commission as
special engineer for work in designing
the constructing of locks on the Pana
ma canal. Ernest Howe, of the United
States geological survey, has been ap
pointed geological engineer for work
on the canal.
AFTER THE ICE COMBINES
Governor Folk Declares War on Trusts
in State of Missouri.
Jefferson City. Mo.. June 25. Gover
nor Joseph W. Folk has mailed copies
of a letter to prosecuting attorneys of
the large cities of the state, Instruct
ing them to Investigate charges that
alleged combines are arbitrarily raising
the price of ice and to bring Ifgal ac
tion against them If possible. I. B.
KImbrell. prosecuting attorney at Kan
sas City, has filed suit to enjoin the
so-called "Ice trust" from fixing the
price of Ice and alno that their char
ters to do business In Missouri be tak
en away from them.