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FIFTY-NINTH YEAR. NO. 233.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 1910. TEN PAGES.
TRICE TWO CENTS.
li 11 li ti-
Total Jump in Covering
Movement Reaches $5
v Per Bale.
SHORTS ARE WORRIED
Wheat, Too, Looks Up, Going to
High Mark, September Sell
ing for $1,07 3-4,
New York, July '15. There was in
creased excitement on the cotton mar
ket today with every indication that
the long talked of July squeeze was at
last on. Owing to an even more urg
ent demand from July and August
shorts prices had a further sensa
tional advance, with July cotton val
ine at 16.43 or 50 points above the
Closing price last night, and fully $5
a. bale above the price ruling just be
fore the covering movement started
August Shorts Worried.
August shorts seemed almost as
much worried as those of July and the
Trice for that month advanced to
515 12, or 36 points net higher, but
laler sold off 3 to 4 points over the
closing figures yesterday. Sentiment
was exceedingly nervous. At the high
price of this morning July cotton sold
at nearly $15 a bale above the low
level touched on the big break of last
January when the bull leaders were
supposed to have inaugurated the pres
Continues to Clone.
The turmoil continued unabated un
til the final tap of the gong. The
market closed strong with the last
fales of September 107 to , a rise of
2 to 2 to 2 to , compared with
Wheat Goes Vp, Too.
Chicago, July 15. Wheat today sold
at the highest price of the season,
September- option going at M above
the figures made on the crop scare in
the spring. A rise of 5 cents per
bushel In two days was shown. The
advance since last night was 3 to '4,
September touching 107. From that
point profit taking carried the market
down 1 cents. Spring wheat crop
damage in Canada, the United States
and Russia as the result of excessive
lisat and drouth caused excite'd buying
on a large scale.
Bank ClearinKM Cain.
New York, July 15. Dun's Review
tomorrow will say that the total bank
exchanges this week at the leading
cities of the United States were $2.
761,117,160, a gain of 1.6 per cent over
Seasonable Dullness On.
New York, July 15. Dispatches to
Dun's Review h fiicate seasonable dull
ness in many lines of trade, but evi
dences of improvement are not lack
ing, and prospects are encouraging for
n active fall business.
PINCH0T GIVES THE
Kansas City, July 15. Gifford
Tnchot, ex-chief forester of the gov
ernment, who will be the principal
Ejpaker at the dinner of the Knife
nnd Fork club here tonight, arrived
tuls morning. In an interview he
said: "The country owes a debt of
gratitude to the insurgents in congress
lor their influence in securing good
legislation during the last session."
COUNTERFEIT IS POOR ONE
Treasury Department Reports Koup.li
$2 Silver Certificate Out.
Washington, July 15. The appear
ance of a very poor counterfeit of $2
eilvcr certificate has "been discovered.
li in of the series of 1S99, adorned
with a portrait of Washington. The
seal and large figure "2Q" are purple
instead of blue.
KAYE PARDONED ON
LAST DAY OF TERM
Washington. July 15. President
Taft has pardoned Rev. James R.
Koye, now serving six months in the
Feoria house of correction for making
r.iolds in similitude of silver coin, to
take effect July 17, the day the term
A GAIN OF 165
IN LAST 10 YEARS
Washington, July 15. McLean coun
ty. Illinois, including the city of
aoomington, has a population of 6S,
OCS. according to the 13th. census, an
Increase over 1300 of 1C5.
Thunderstorms this afternoon; un
settled but generally fair tonight or
Saturday; continued warm.
Temperature at 7 a. m., 72. Maxi
mum temperature in last 24 hours, 84;
minimum in 12 hours, 70. Velocity of
wind at 7 a. m., 14 miles per hour. Pre
cipitation, 2.01. Relative humidity, at
7 p. m. C9, at 7 a.m. 91.
St. Paul 9 .0
Red Whig -1 .0
Reed's Landing .-4 .0
La Crosse 7 .0
Prairie du Chien 7 .0
Dubuque 1.0 .1
Clinton 1.0 .0
Le Claire 3 .0
Davenport 11 .1
Only slight changes will occur in the
Mississippi from below Dubuque to
J. M. SHER1ER, Local Forecaster.
, ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun sets 7:20. rises 4:MS: moon sets
12:1C a. in.; 3 a. m.. planets Mercury
and Neptune In conjunction; 11 a. m..
planet Uranus in opposition with the
sun. ISO degrees distant either direc
tion; II alley's comet distant 15G.S23,
HEAT IS INTENSE
Many Overcome During the Big
Parade of the Elks at De
ARE 20,000 IN PAGEANT
Ohio Women Get Auto for Best A p
pearance Prizes Awarded Un
der Different Headings.
Detroit, Mich., July 15. Fully 300
persons of the 300,000 massed along
the downtown streets to watch the
annual Elk parade were overcome
by the heat yesterday and received
aid of an emergency squad of phy
sicians. Ther ewere 20,000 Elks in
the parade, which presented a series
of unique pageants, stretching five
miles in length and requiring two
hours to pass a given point.
The women of Cincinnati won the
automobile for the Best" "appearing
and largest representation in the pa
rade. For the best appearance, with
three prizes, the judges decided that
the amounts should be divided as
Cleveland Is Klrst.
First prize, $"00, Cleveland; sec
ond prize. $150, Grand Rapids; third
prize, $100, Los Angeles.
For the most novel uniform: First
$500, Boston; second, $150, Santa
Barbara; third, $100, Pueblo, Col.
For the best floats: First, $300,
Cincinnati; second. $200, Rochester;
third. $100, Akron.
For the best banner: First, $200,
Greenville, Miss.; second, $100, Bat
tle Creek, Mich.; third, $50, Aetna,
A further business session of the
grand lodge, a reunion of Michigan
Elks, and a moonlight excursion, and
ball were held at night.
CAPTAIN LYON IS
FREED BY COURT
Acquitted in Brownsville Case, but
General Howe Disapproves of
New York, July 15. Captain Samuel
K Lyon of the 25th infantry. I. S. A..
recently tried at Fort Myer, Va., for
I irtf gularities growing out ol the
urewnsvine. lexas, matter, was found
:i3c guilty and honorably ar-iued by
the court. General Walter Howe,
cemmander of the department of the
e:ist, however, acting as a reviewing
authority, disapproved the finding of
DENOUNCES THE GRAFTERS
State Christian Endeavor Hits at Cor
rupt ion in Legislature.
Chicago, July 15. Resolutions de
nouncing graft and bribery in the 4fth
general assembly were adopted at the
Illinois Christian Endeavor convention
at Waukcgan yesterday. The 1.000 del-
icgafes unanimously endorsed the res
olutions introduced by Nicholas L.
! Johnson of Batavia. regarding the leg
'islature, in which he calls the revela
j lions a "disgrace to the fair name of
I the state."
PAYING CORPORATION TAX
Less Tlian . 1.000,000 of Amount As
sessed Now Outstanding.
Washington, July 15. Payments on
account of the corporation tax are now
vuthin a million dollars of the assess
ments made by the bureau of internal
revenue. They amount to $26,285,723.
Fresno, Cal., July 15. The national
conclave of the Phi Delta Kappa fra
ternity in session here elected the fol
lowing grand officers: Lester II. Was
sender, Santa Cruz, grand president;
Henry Booth, Detroit, Mich., grand
vice president; C. K. Miner, Kansas
City, grand secretary; Leslie D. Clark,
Fresno, grand treasurer.
Belgian Aviator, Holder of
One Record, Victim
INJURED LAST SUNDAY
Longest Time in Air With Pas
senger Accidents in Eng
land and Prussia.
Gand, Belgium, July 15. Daniel
Knet, the Belgian aeronaut who fell
when the rudder of his aeroplane
broke last Sunday, died today from
his injuries. Kinet held the world's
record for aeroplane flight with pas-
seagers. May 15 he remained in the
air with a companion two hours and
Bournemounth, England. July IS.
A Rawlinson, an English aviator,
fell with his biplane yesterday. One
leg is broken and the other was in
jured. His machine was smashed.
Pruflftlnn In Tumlile.
Durlsburg, Prussia, July 15. Herr
Strack, the aviator, with a mono
plane, yesterday fell 100 feet. The
machine was wrecked and Stra'eit' suf
fered slight injuries.
MAYOR FORCED TO QUIT
Newark, Ohio, Executive Leaves His
Office in Tears.
Newark, Ohio, July 15. After a
conference lasting many hours, Her
bert Atherton, mayor of Newark, re
signed his office in response to press
ure exerted by leaders of his party
and personal friends. The ' reason
given was that it was hoped thereby
to save the city the disgrace of an
investigation by the governor, fol
lowing the lynching last week of an
Anti-Saloon league detective, and the
subsequent suspension of Mayor Ath
erton by Governor Harmon. It was
announced that "Newark wants to
do its own housecleaning."
After repeated refusals, Mayor
Atherton, late in the afternoon, at
tached his signature to the resigna
tion and then burst into tears. Un
der the Ohio law. Vice Mayor John
M. Ankele, who has been acting may
or since Atherton's suspension, be
Eight more arrests were made
yesterday as a result of Acting May
or Ankele's order to lock up every
PINCH0T FOR GOVERNOR?
Washington Hears He Will Seek New
Washington, July 15. A rumor
is in circulation here that Gifford
Pinchot will he put forward for the
republican nomination for governor
of New York. He is a resident and
voter of New York city. While none
of his friends will vouch for the ac
curacy of the report, they claim he
Is a logical candidate and would
make" a strong race because of the
great friendship' of Colonel Roose
velt for his former chief forester.
The Appalachian forest reserve is
sue and other questions of national
moment, make Mr. Pinchot available
his friends assert, and they predict
he will make a strong bid, notwith
standing any opposition the national
administration may offer.
Foreigners Threatened in the
Western Part of Central
American Prisoner Starving in Filthy
Cell and Madriz Is Compelled
to Care for Him.
Washington, July 15. Unless fur
ther neglect and mistreatment is
shown by the Madriz government to
ward William Pittman, the Ameri
can engineer now held in Managua
as a prisoner of war, the state de
partment will leave his case in the
hands of Consul Olivares in Man
agua. The abuse already heaped up
on the prisoner will be remembered
by the department when the day of
reckoning with'the Managua govern
ment comes, however.
Amerlenn Irl.sonT 'XrnlrcteA.
Washington, July 15. Confined in a
f llhy cell, six by five feet, unfed, save
bv charitable strangers, William Pitt
man, an American captured by the
Madriz government forces near Blue
fields, was found in an overcrowded
local prison at Managua, Nicaragua,
by Consul Olivares -Wednesday. The
consul telegraphed the state depart
ment yesterday that he had forced Dr.
Madriz to furnish the adventurous
American better prison accommoda
tions. Tittman, whose relatives live at
Cambridge, Mass., told ConsuL.Oli
vares that he left Greytown July 4;
that since then his captors have failed
to provide him with food, leaving him
a'together dependent for subsistence
upon charity. Pittman was starving.
Olivares reminded Madriz of his
promise to treat Pittman with con
sineration. Madriz agreed to transfer
Pktman to. a larger and cleaner cell
and to allow the consul to supply him
v. :ih a sleeping couch and food.
When the United States originally
learned of Pittman's arrest Dr. Madriz
assured Olivares the prisoner would
be treated fairly and considerately.
Ccnsul Olivares cabled the state de
partment that the anti-American feel
ing in the western part of Nicaragtia,
tbe section under control of the Mad
riz faction, is daily growing more bit
ter. Other rnnntriro Interested.
Mr. Olivares has made vigorous rep
resentations to Dr. Madriz and has
reiterated to him Secretary Knox's
warning that this governm-nt will hold
(lie Madriz faction strictly accountable
for the security of American life and
British and German subjects at
Matagalpa have appealed to their con
suls in Managua for protection.
American Consul General Eberharui
states that the opinion at --.rigjiipa
was that these anti-foreign demonstra
ting were instigated by the Madriz
faction, whose officials have openly
threatened Americans and other for
eigners. GREAT DEMAND FOR
Washington, July 15. Drouth con
ditions in the west are reflected in the
increased demand for irrigated land,
according to Director Newell of the
reclamation service. The years of
1907, 8 and 9 he says were notably
wet. but the current year ther is a
revival of dry conditions and reports
of the reclamation service indicate
crops in the non-irrigated territory
ere in very poor condition for want
of moisture. Reclamated sections, as a
consequence, are in great demand.
American War Secretary
Shown Honors Upon
Will Be Guest of Foreign Sec
retary at Dinner Going
Yokohama, July 15. J. M. Dickin
son, secretary of war of the United
States, and party arrived here today
on the steamer Siberia.
' Saluted bp fitinhoata.
The arrival was announced by sa-
lutes from the Amerigan gunboat
Wheeling and the American supply
ship Supply anchored in the harbor.
Launches, on board of which were
Thomas Sammons, American consul
general; George T. Summerlin, second
secretary to the American legation at
Tokio; Major Harry L. Hawthorne,
military attache; Commander John H.
Shipley, naval attache; representa
tives of the Japanese government and
7C members of the war office, met the
Siberia down the harbor and escorted
it to its pier.
Ilonn to C'hrrrlnK Crond.
A great crowd of natives and for
eigners lined the shore and adjacent
streets when the guests and welcom
ing party disembarked.' Dickinson
was greeted cordially, and as he was
driven to the American consulate he
was kept busy bowing his acknowledg
ment. At the consulate an informal
reception was held.
' Dinner hp Koniurn.
At 4:30 this afternoon the tourists
left hy train for Tokio, where Dickin
son ami Mrs. Dickinson will be guests
of the American embassy. Tonight
the whole party will he entertained at
i dinner by Count Konuira, foreign
Later the secretary will visit the
DR. CRIPPEN MADE
WIFE'S DEATH SURE
Ixindon. July 15. While the authori
ties were exhausting their resources
today to lay hand upon Dr. Crippen
and his woman typist, physicians were
examining the mutilated body of his
wife with a view to determining the
manner in which the murder was done.
The finding in the cellar of a revolver
gave rise this afternoon to a report
the woman had been shot before the
body was battered into an unreogniz
able mass and buried in quicklime in
the cellar of the Crippen home at Hill
drop Crescent, North London. It is
also reported traces of poison have
BANDITS RAIDRAIL CAMP
;Xpgroes Shoot Threo Men, Killing
One and Succeed in Ascaping.
Cleveland, Ohio, July 15. One man
Is aead and two others badly wounded
as the result of a raid of five colored
bandits on a Lake Shore construction
camp near Olmsted Falls late last
right. Charles Brunner, aged 30, was
shot through the abdomen and died
to6ay. The injured men are James
Counterwane, shot through the body,
and Thomas Zurach, shot in the head.
They will recover. No trace of the
bandits has been found.
COMING THIS WAY
Roosevelt Gives Out Itinerary
for Trip to West During
WILL VISIT PEORIA OCT. 12
Freeport and Chicago Other Illinois
Points to lie Favored With
Oyster Bay. N. Y., July 15 Theo
dore Roosevelt gave out yesterday the
itineraries of the two speaking tours
ho is soon to make one in the west
late in the summer, the other through
the south in the early fall.
The two tours will resemble a cam
paign trip by a presidential candidate,
for Colonel Roosevelt will make not
only as many set speeches ajs his trav
tling card permits, but probably he
will deliver extempore talks from the
rear end of his private car. For the
first trip, a car already has been char
tered. The western trip is to begin Aug.
25 and will end Sept. 11. The south
2rn trip will extend from Oct. 6 to
Oct. 13. The Itineraries follow:
Aug 25, leave New York.
Aug. 27, arrive Cheyenne,
Aug. 29, Denver.
Aug. 31, Osawatomie, Kan.
Sept. 2, Omaha.
Sept. 3, Sioux Falls. S. D. '
Sept. 5, Fargo, N. D.
Sept. C, St. Paul.
Sept. 7, Milwaukee.
Sept. 8, Freeport, III., and Chicago.
Sept. 10, Pittsburg.
Sept. 11, arrive New York.
Oct. C, leave New York.
Oct. 8, Atlanta, Ga.
Oct. 10, Hot Springs, Ark.
Oct. 12, Peoria, 111.
Oct. 13, speech in Indiana for Sena
tor Beveridge at a place not yet chosen.
Urgent requests for a "few words"
Lava come by hundreds from political
organizations, clubs, schools and per
sonal friends. The most of these
Colonel Roosevelt has been obliged to
decline, and in announcing his pro
gram he said he wished to make it
understood clearly that he could con
sider no further invitations.
DIRECTORS OF ROAD
Pennsylvania Lines Will Fight the
Demands of Its Kniployes for
Philadelphia, July 15. At a special
meeting directors of the Pennsylvania
rarlroad adopted a resolution fully ap
iroing the course of its officers in
resisting the demands of employes
A committee of employes is now in
session considering the strike ques
tion. Following the conference of the rail
road men the declaration was made a
strike call would be issued tonight, if
word was received from the Pittsburg
officials of the lines west had denied
NEAR RECORD MARK
Value of Kvports and Iir.pnrts for
Year landing June :U was
Washington, July 15. Three and a
quarter billion dollars was the value
of the foreign commerce of the United
States for the fiscal year that ended
Juno ;:. 1D10. The value of imports
was one and one-half billion dollars
and exports one and three-quarters
billion dollars. The imports are larger
than in any preceding year except
19i.'7 and lHOS. The grand total of
foreign commerce, including all mer
cnaudise imported anil exported, ex
cept that included in trade with non
contiguous territories of the United
States, was $3.3t'2,S21'57 and was
greater than that of any preceding
year except 1007, when the total was
EXPECT TO ELECT TWO
Democrats of Thirty-second District
in Minority No linger.
Monmouth, 111., July 15. The demo
ciatic senatorial committee of the
'i hirty-second district yesterday de
cided to nominate two candidates for
the legislature instead of one, as here
tofore. Ex-Sheriff D. Turnbull of this
city and John Huston of BiandTnsville,
democratic representative, are pros
CHINA IS PLEASED ALSO
Glad Kussia and Japan Agree to
Maintain the Open Door.
Teking, July 15. In acknowledging
the receipt of the text of the Russo
Japanese convention, which was pre
sented to the foreign office by diplo
matic representatives of the contract
lug parties yesterday, China will ex
press its satisfaction over the avowed
purpose of Russia and Japan to ad
here to the terms of the Portsmouth
treaty. The government will farther
express pleasure over the mutual
plerige for the maintenance in Man-ci-uria
of th- Kiatu.3 quo and the prin
ciple of the open door for commercial
Judge Barnes Frees Other
Defendants on Trial
TAKEN FROM THE JURY
Instructions Given to Find Both
McGovern and Bonnell
Chicago, July 15. M. H. McGovern,
the contractor Indicted on charges of
g.afting from the city in the "shale
rock" scandal, was cleared today when
Judge Barnes refused to allow hla case
to go to the Jury. Judge Barnes had
already taken the cases of Paul Redl
esko, former deputy commissioner of
public works, and John Bricson, cjty
engineer, who were indicted on the
same charges, from the Jury.
Not Allowrd to onault.
The state announced It would non
suit the case against Ralph A. Bonnell,
f -mer assistant city engineer, but the
defense objected, and Judge Barnes
instructed the Jury to find him not
THE INITIAL FIGHT
First Indiana District Goes on lire
ord as Against the Insur
gents. Boonville, Ind., July 15. Insur
gency was denounced by republicans
in the first district convention here
yesterday afternoon. Former Unit
ed States Senator Hemenway, who is
permanent chairman, and former
Congressman James E. Watson, sup
porter of Taft's administration, made
red-hot standpat speeches. Before
the resolutions were In Watson de
nounced the Insurgent newspapers
"who float republican mastheads."
Resolutions were adopted unani
mously in a blaze of enthusiasm.
President Taft was strongly indorsed
and the Payne-Aldrich tariff bill was
lauded to the skies. Hemenway was
lauded for his republican service.
Senator Beveridge was given a short
paragraph, wholly silent on his tar
iff course. It said: "Beveridge was
a brilliant orator." A verbal bouquet
for his stand on the statehood and
child labor bills was handed him.
The convention was a complete
victory over the Beveridge supporters
who withdrew when defeat was evi
dent. Frank Posey of Evansville was
nominated for congress over John
Brady of Princeton, 71 to 33.
BLOW UP BRIDGE
IN A LABOR WAR
Structure at Pittsburg Befn Built
on )Kn Shop Plan Is Pur
Pittsburg. Pa., July 15. An attempt
was made rarly today to blow up
UoKt B lt line's new bridge on West
Carson street. Contractors who are
building the bridge have been having
labor trouble because of insistence
upon the open shop policy. The iden
tity of the bridge wreckers, however,
's unknown, and they escaped after
partial success In ruining the bridge.
Box Company Fails.
Chicago, July 15. The Maxwell
Brothers company, box manufactur
ers, were placed in the hands of a
receiver today. The liabilities .ex
ceed $200,000. The assets are f 165,
000. CHINESE HELP ROUT
Hong Kong, July 15. The pirates
on Colowan Island today hoisted a flag
of truce in order to remove their
wounded. The Chinese authorities
have sent 10 gunboats and 1,200 sol
d.er to the scene lo assist the Portu
guese if necessary in exterminating
Washington. July 15. The Inter
state commerce commission announced
tcday the recently filed tariff making
dvances in freight rates on cattle and
dressed beef between Chicago and
.i' ,v York had not been suspended. i