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SIXTIETH YEAR. NO. 11.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1910. -TWELVE PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Thirty Ballots Taken With
Even Division Till Near
EIGHT THEN FOR STATE
Fair and warmer tonight and Sun
day. Temperature at 7 a. m., 21. Maxi
mum in 21 hours, 39; minimum in 12
hours, 24. Precipitation in 24 hours,
none. "Wind velocity at 7 a. m.. 4 miles.
Relative humidity, last evening 50,
iliis morning So.
Legislative Furniture Graft
Case Will Be Tried Again
at an Early Date.
Springfield, 111., Oct. 29. The Pem-terton-Clark
jury disagreed , and at
I Red Wing -5 -1
; Reed's Lauding .6 .0
i I .a Crosse G .1
I Prairie du Chien 9 .0
j Dubuque 1.1 .
il.e Claire 4 .0
Davenport 1.1 .0
i Nearly stationary stages will con
i tinne in the Mississippi river from be-
noon were discharged. The jury took
the graft case under consideration ;
were taken, the vote from the first to
the 25th heing evenly divided.
ChaDKt During Xlht.
low Dubuque to Muscatine.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
tlrt hqMnt . 1 - , ,T It, i - 1
via ...Jin uatJUL laivu illirs niK'in
lngr, it was 8 to 4 for conviction. The
jury was called Into court about this
time and ,"the foreman said there was
a chance for agreement and the j".ry
was 'sent back.
Otbrr Ilallot Futile.
Two more ballots were taken but
there was no change, and at noon thej
jurors filed into court, reported a di.s-;
agreement and were discharged.
State's Attorney Burke declared the!
case would be retried at once and
would probably be the first criminal
case set for the November term.
fFrom noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Si:n sets 4:.7. rises 6:24; rawn rises
i S:!-.." n. m.: 8 p. m.. planets Mercurv
nnd Jupiter In conjunction. Mercury
passing to east of Jupiter.
HAS NOT RESIGNED
I BUT DESIRES TO
PAST?iAT M tl7
Ambassador Strauss May He Suc
ceeded by Huntiiiiitoii
ROWNE JUROR QUIZZED
BEFORE THE GRAND JURY
Washington, Oct. 20. While Oscar
Straus, American ambassador to Tur-
fPYING yQ TTLE j "'v' has not resiP:nrJ- nc ias indicated
I to the state department he does not
POTASH ARGUMENT i 'lofiro to rct,lrn v his rost. Straus
j is now In this country on a leave of
anser.ee. in tne event of Straus re-'
Santa Fe Road Loses $800,000
in Fire in Storage Yard at
Independent Company, With
Exchanges in 25 Cities,
Forced to the Wall.
United States and Germany Continue
Negotiations but With Little
Berlin. Oct. 29. Minister of Com-;
merce Sydow, on behalf of the Ger- j
man government, caned upon Amer
ican Ambassador Hill todav and con- I
ferred with him on the subject of
recent legislation to control the pot
I tirement it is said Huntington Wilson
assistant secretary of state, may be ap- j
FOUR DIE IN A HOME
pointed to succeed him.
GREEK REVOLT A MYTH
Fatal Blaze in Mary la ml Pennsyl
vania Father Loses Life Try
ing; to Save Children.
Dispatches Show Absolute Quiet Pre- J
vails in Hellenic Capital.
Topeka, Kan. Oct. 29. Fire here
DEBTS EXCEED ASSETS
i;changes at Springfield, Peoria,
Joliet, F.lgin and Sterling Are
Chicago. Oct. 29. The Independent
London, Oct. 29. t Meager reports today in the storage yards of the San- Telephone company, operating in ap-
'5 i'iva, and towns in
,..ash industry, the effect of which has j veXtlSZy'S& in JLomlo HaiJSer-i ta Fe railway destroyed 900 freight ! proximately
proved detrimental to the interests 1,11 WIU uiuuau tupuais
of the American potash buyers. Xe- Thursday that a revolution had been
uegun in i;reeee. home dispatches
gotiations looking to an agreement
in the matter between the two coun
tries continue, but nothing is yet
cars. The loss is $800,000
of the company were saved througn
GAS BLAMED FOR WRECK
intimated that King George had ab-1 the efforts of 3,000 men employed in
dicated the throne and was in flight ; them.
The shops j northern &ndcentoal Illmoie., was. plac-
ed in the hands of receivers yestetday
Kohii&at of the United
from the country. These Tumors
dissolved Into thin air when the fol
lowing message, indicating t"h"at ab
solute quiet prevails there, was re-
Four Hiiro to Death.
by Judge C. C
States circuit court. Fred A. Dolph
LaPlata. Md., Oct. 29. Four persons " " ' -' '- The international championship race
lost, their lives In a fire of unknown reivers appointed. l he receivership ; for the Gordon Bennett
Grahame-White Inly Aviator
Able to Complex o xlour's
Run for Trophy.
can record of 8,471 feet for altitude.
His altitude from his ascension Thurs
day was not announced until yester
day. Ascending in a high wind, he
had to land 55 miles out on Long is
land. He returned in his aeroplane
yesterday. Johnstone says that he as
cended until his gasoline ran out.
What was of more importance to
the aviators was the selection by the
Aero Club of America of the American
team to defend the Gordon Bennett
international speed trophy. It had
been intended to narrow the choice by
elimination trials, but windy weather
forbade and when the limit named un
der the international rule for an entry
of the team approached, it was neces
sary to substitute by selection. Hamil
ton (Hamiltonian), Drexel (Bleriot),
Brookins (Wright) were named.
Cortina Oat of It.
Curtlss, who brought the cup to this
country, thus far has had no part in
defending it, and his new racer re
mains untried. The French team con
sists of Latham (Antoinette), LeBlanc
(Bleriot), Aubrun (Bleriot).
For Great Britain, Graham-White
(Bleriot), Radley (Bleriot) were select
ed to contest.
Mathlrn Complete Trip.
Brussels, Belgium, Oct. 29. Math-
ieu. the French aviator, who Btarted
from Paris with a passenger yester
day in a flight to Brussels, 170 miles.
in an aeroplane, but who was forced
to make a landing at Braine Le Comte,
Belgium, after having flown about 150
miles, arrived here this morning.
WIND BALKS THE OTHERS
Accidents Result from Attempts
Fast Time Made Xcw Alti
UP ASA BUGABOO
Senator Hoot Says Taft Is logical
Man to Succeed Self in
New York, Oct. 29. "If Taft con
tinues to make as good a president
as he Is making now he will be the
natural and inevitable choice of his
party in 1912 unless one thing hap
pens that the people of the United
States shall repudiate the adminis
tration of Taft by such a crushing
and overwhelming defeat of his parly
Belmont Park, Oct. 29.
Grahame-White was declared
the Thinner- of the - aviation I-1" Yorli hui-bL apparent
championship and the Gordon
Belmont Tark, New York, Oct. "9.
Grant McCutcheon Asked
as to the Use of Un
WIFE TO THE RESCUE
Gets Writ of Habeas Corpus
But It Is Ignored Erb
stein Aimed at.
Chicago, Oct. 29. Grant McCuteb
eon, one of the Jury which acaultted
Leo O'ell (Browne of the charge oi
bribing the legislators to vote for Lor
lmer for the senate, was before the
grand Jury today to be interroducted
concerning allegations of illegal means
taken to Influence his 'Judgment as a
Wife Gets Writ.
Mrs. McCutcheon secured a writ of
habeas corpus alleging the state's at
torney was holding her husband in cus
tody. When the writ servers found
McCutcheon in the grand Jury witness
room, be was told by the assistant
state's attorneys he was free to go, but
did not do so.
Six employes of Attorney Erbsteln,
who was Brown's attorney, were serv
ed with grand Jury subpoenaes.
Krbatela Profeanea l'neoacrm.
Erbstein, when Informed over the
telephone that McCutcheon was report
ed to have made important admissions
to the grand Jury, said he didn't care
who confessed or what they confess
ed; he had nothing to conceal, and de
clared this was but another instance
of persecution by those in the state's
MAN0B0S MAKE A
RAID ON A RANCH
Attack Philippine Plantation Owned
ly American and Troops Pur
Labor Committee Reports on Investi
gation of Los Angeles Disaster.
V""V:r; XT,;. - "MWters of ex-Premiers Theotokis.
. , ., T . Mavromichaelis and Ralh have sign-
nf T.nhor to investigate the T.os An- . ... "
ceived direct from Athens:
"The coining elections have caus
ed a curious situation here
origin 'Which destroyed the comhina- action was brought by W. J. Carney,
that he cannot be elected."
This was the statement made last
night by Vnlted States Senator Elihu Manila. Oct. 29. Three hundred re
Root in a speech at the Manhattan br"l!ous Manobos tribesmen today raid
Casino. Root addressed himself par- cd ,he plantation of Captain Barton,
ticularly to those republicans who on ,ne northern coast of Mindanao is
land. They burned the buildings with
their contents and killed the stock.
I m j.rltt i t . i rt . 1 n-1 I 1 i r. . . - . . . . n
tu ii, til. oinilU n 111111 l J liHtr tl tl 1 II L
cup was start- a republican candidate, as a rebuke
tion storehouse and dwelling of T. M.
Carpenter at Pisgah, Md., this morn-
All the ing.
Dlen Try1n; to Save C1lldr-ti.
Blairsvllle, Pa., Oct. 29. Rushing
geles Times disaster has presented a ed ?.n, "ndertak,n5 not to stand as , through the flamed of ; his hurnin
lengthy report to the executive coun
cil of that body. It announces its
conclusion .that the explosion was
caused by gas. "The only tenable
theory so far advanced," says the re-
1 i 1 1 1. tn V, T-;n.-n
building let loose so much gas that ! IrUUiMbtLIVJ AIM IS htLcAScD
by coming into contact with an open j
fire such as a lighted match or the j (I'agoan, Who Was in Contempt in
"Thus the Yenezelos party will
have a walkover. It was these ab
stainers who declined to support Pre
mier Yenezelos in the assembly."
fires in the printing department
there was a disastrous explosion."
COFFEE CARGO TOTAL LOSS
Million Dollars Fed Sea in Wrecking
of the Crown Prince.
New Orleans, Oct. 29. The steamer
Crown Prince, (with a cargo of coffe-,
was wrecked off the western coast of
Cuba, Oct. 16. The crew and passen
gers were rescued. The steamer withj
a cargo valued at more than $l,i'0O,-i
000, ia a total loss. j
Divorce Case, Out of Jail
Chicago, 111., Oct. 29 Willis Coun
selman. the board of trade member
who was imprisoned for three months
jfor contempt of court m connection
) with obtaining a divorce from his in
i sane wife and his subsequent marriage
; to Miss Clara French, completed his
sentence and was released today.
The contempt lay in his concealment
home to save his son and daughter tv
day John -Mountain was overcome by
Thomas Sutton, William (liffert and
L. A. Pain, stork and bond holders in
the telephone company.
Ictt I'.&rrod Act.
It was asserted that the debts of the
corporation exceeded its assets by $1,-
! (100,000. The complaint of the stock-
Barton was absent from home. His
smoke and with his children perished, j holders relates that former President
USE THE MONEY FOR
ed on the aviation field here Uiis morn-i to Roosevelt. A republican defeat
ng. Claude Grahame-White, the Eng- j ln llus state tins rail would be even , wire and son were rescued from the
more or a mow to tne present n.i-! raiuors by friendly natives. Troops
tional iulmiuistratlon than to Roose-j have started in pursuit of the outlaws.
velt, in fact, a democratic victory in I
New York would more than HkelyjNEW ORLEANS IS STIRRED
turn the next national convention,
away from a national administration ' r.lIIlnairn Against Vice IVrun After
which couiu not noid us party in-1
gether and toward Roosevelt or to '.
lish aviator, being the first of the com- j
p titors to get away. White crossed
the starting line at 8:39:42. He flew ;
at a level of about 100 feet and was ;
n;aking a mil a minute as he crossed
Txan Made by China front American
Will Further Important
Among the tangible assets, property
said to be valued at $l,.ro0.ooo, com
prising exchanges in .folic), Peoria,
Springfield. El-in, Bat a via, Sterling,
and other towns.
TODAY'S FOOTBALL SCORES
York -Princeton, 0;
Tekin, Oct. 29. An ofli edict is
sued today authorizes the proposed
loan of $50,000,000 from an American
group of financiers. A 5 pr cent bond j SECOND PERIOD.
sat the divorce hearing that, his wifo'iss,IP to cover the loan will be taken i At Lafayette. In:!. Illinois, G ; Pur-
! VVMQ inoann n n ft In a cgnilnrlnm T',UV ttlC SVndlCatC at 5.. (t tllO loanS'UUI
the mark. Other aiators were ready
Henry H. Evans paid $40,000 of com-! to start at a favorable moment. The one of the far more radical leaders
pany funds without authority. .'rules provide starts mav be made at ' wno PTP now looming tip on t ho po-
.,..,. , litical horizon in the north and niid-
any time after S:30 o clock. The con- 1Io veFt
te.stants must finish before ,"i:;!0. j
I'lllnnc Klp TO Mllr nn Hour. IpniRiMFR OF TWO
Belmont Park. Oct. 29. At the avia rUIOUilCn UT IfiU
tion meet this morniDg in )he race fori RARFQ MIIQT fllF
UJ1U lVS III U SJ L i L.
Purity ('on gross Arts.
New Orleans, La., Oct. 29. A cam
paign against vice has been begun
since the departure of the reformers'
traveling about the country conducting
special meetings of the American pur
ity congress. At i's concluding ses
sion the congress adopted resolutions
declaring that "in their present im
moral coniitions both San Francisco
and New Orleans are wholly unfit to
entertain the Panama exposition."
daughters Sentenced to
MARRIED; LOSES HER MIND
divorce decree was set aside, render
ing his marriage to Miss French void.
1,000 DIE IN RIVER FLOOD i DAIRYMEN BAND TOGETHER
Xews of Disaster at tlienkiang, China
Reaches Victoria, 15. C.
Victoria, B. C, Oct. 2 9. One
thousand nersons were drowned at
Chenkiang. China, early this month j P'al improvement and the stand
following' a rise of the Han river. anlizaf ion of floc ks are the purposes
Large areas in the Chenkiang an,i ! "f the National Dairy Cattle Breeders"
Menvnmr disaster were submersed. I association formed here yesterday. All
National Association Formed for the
Purpose of Standardizing Herds.
Chicago. ' Oct. 29. The extension of
sanitary and practical dairying and Ambassador to Turkey Notifies Prosi-
$5,000,000 and possibly $10,oon.inij vM j At Chicago Minnesota, 0; Chicago,
be devoted to industrial improvements : .
in Manchuria. A large portion will be i .w -cv Haven Yale, S- Colgate 0.
used in the extension of the planned
OSCAR S. STRAUSS QUITS
At Lansing. Mirh. Michigan Aggies,
"; Notre Dame, o.
At West point Harvard,, f.; West
world's championship and Bennett !
cup, LeBlanc. the Frenchman, made i IjlIsrMla ,,,,,.,. Who Killed Step-
the first lap at an estimated speed of,
TO miles an hour, a new world's rec- j
i nrt I": T n li n m 3 W'liifn flirt PnoHflin-n. I
.... i , , . Nrwnrk ttirl floes Insane as Result
! started at a speed of a mile a minute. I , .. ., , - ..
i , j ! of Kcitenciit of errmony.
. He finished the course. C2.1 miles, in j Lesurr. Minn.. Oct. 29. Martin i Monticello X Y () t 9 - few
the dapsed time of one hour, one min-; 0vllry. a wealthy farmer of this ' minutes after ' Rev'.' .1. .)'. "iMllingslev
me , four and three onc-hundrodths se-, was fonm, ., f)f mnrdpr pronounced Miss Minnie .Inn,, and
i ends. White made extra laps so as ; Amos r,lr nan nm wf hore yes-
)o provide for penalties which might: n th ' rc' laj ;'nd ! terday. the bride was taken violently
nave neen imposed during ins ride. ;.. i - insane. Turning to her husband she
l.rninnc In .--l.f.-n t. m,-,,-.,,.,,,,,,
! rancis and Mary Herf.cl, aged . and
" years, respectively.
News of the disaster was brought
here by the Kamarkura Maru.
ROADS BEGIN REBUTTAL
breeders of special dairy cattle are eli
gible to membership. The charter
membership represented nearly every
section in the I'niied States and Can
ada. W. W. Marsh of Waterloo. Iowa.
Knd of MearinK nn Incrcasin- Rail B'a chosen p resident, and R. B. Swith
Tariffs Is in Sibt. of Chicago, and R. B. Young of Buffalo
Chicago, Oct. 29. The shippers ! Center. Iowa, secretary' and treasurer,
having completed their direct testi- j respective ly.
monv in the rate hearing, the rail-!
roads today began the introduction j STOWAWAY ON AN AIRSHIP
of evidence in rebnttnl. It was ex-!
pected the hearing would- be finish-j German Workman Achieves Distinr
cd by night. tion of Reins First.
Berlin. Oct. 29. A workman nam
ed Hase lias achieved the distinction)
of becoming the world's first stow-
;t w n V on i ri nircliin InnoIloI K
terday near Marion from the effects , f,ncln for the ex.,erct3(.e of a fl,n'
Stallion's Bite Causes Death.
Marion. 111., Oct. L'9. .1. T. Whi'e.
a farmer and stock dealer, died yes-
c .. m i i , -1. : 1 , r .. . 1
11 a uue U1 " ,lu,b'- g through the air. he crept under the
ing a stallion a few days ago the an-; tarp:ullin ,.ovcring the benzine tank
imal attacked him. inflicting several j f)f Parspva, VI whk.h ascended here
Berious wounds, crushing between his ! ho,ind for KirL JIe crawled out in
dent Taft of Resignation.
Washington, Oct. 29. Oscar S.
Strauss of New York, ambassador to
Turkey, has informally submitted his
resignation to President Taft. Mr.
Strauss has been the American dip
lomatic representative at Constantin
ople since May 17. 1909. He is tired
of the diplomatic service, it is said,
and wishes to resume his residence
in this country. The ambassador Is
now in this country on leave of ab
sence. He was secretary of com
merce and labor in President Roose
velt's administration. The president
and Secretary Knox have not accept
ed the resignation, and it is still held
N RAP AT T. R.
STADLER WILL PROBATED
teeth the collar bone
TEW DOLLAR NOTE
Washington, Oct. 2 9. Secret ser
vice men have discovered" counter
feit ?io notes on the First Naiicual
biiiik cf Portland Ore.
tiie course of the voyage and apolo
gized for his presence.
Mattoon Mayor is Acquitted.
Mattoou. 11L. Oct. 29. Mayor
Charles T. Welch cf this city, indicted
o:i a charge of omission of duty in
failing to enforce the liquor laws while
Mattoon township was anti-saloon ter-
i-i'in-A- line l.,--i i-ri 1 1 i ! 1 1- A t.,- i i-i -
., 11,41 ....VII. C.V.2UAkV.V UJ 14- J 1
j in tiic circuit court.
Moline Resident Bequeaths
Property to Widow.
The will of the late Jacob Stadler
of East Moline was admitted to pro
bate in the county court by Judge R.
W. Olmsted today. It provided that
the estate of the deceased be given
to the widow, Mrs. Emma Stadler,
to be held by her during her life and
after her death it is to be divided
among the following five children:
Mrs. Mary Sievers, Mrs. Martha Al
lison. Mrs. Emma Bauchman and
Henry and Charles Stadler. Jacob
Bauchman is named as executor of
the instrument ft -n; lpn.i-n -.ni
- - .v " -J UUU
dated Aug. 2S, 1306. 1
New York. Or). -9. The woman suf
frage party of New York city met in
annual convention at Carnegie hall last
night, adopted "clatform principles
and a line of campaign" and listened
to speeches and messages of sympa
thy for i ho movement. In seconding
the motion to adopt a platform, Mrs.
Pearce Bailey said:
"Some 3.300 years ago a learned He
brew gave out 10 principles which have
lived ever since. More recently, a man
who appears to be between St. George
and St. Vitus has been going up and
down the state teaching farmers
wives how to dress, virgin forests to
preserve their nature, and the stork
how to fly, but he has never put ser
ious har.d3 on the woman question.
Had Mrs. Moses, or rather the several
Mrs. Moses before matrimony was
prevalent among the best people of
those days been on Mount Sinai when
Mr. Moses gave out the 10 command
ments, there would have been some
recognition of woman, for her only
recognition in the commandments is
practically to compare her in value
with, the Oi cr tLc ass."'
I,cBane lost control of his machine i
on the 19th lap, and his aeroplane ran 1
into a telegraph pole. The pole was '
cut in two and the machine wrecked, ;
LeBlanc sustained slight cuts on the '
face, but hjs injuries were not serious. .1
Ilronkln A Inn Hurt.
Brookins. Ihe American, had scarce-
HAWLEY AND POST RETURN
accused him of having the ceremony
performed by a physician instead of
a clergyman. It is believed that the
excitement of being married affected
Men Who Set World's Rollonn Roc- TACT HEADS
ord Arrive in New York. '
-Allan R. Haw-
i . . ... . ...
ly flown 1,000 feet when he lost con-! IO' aml Augustus cost, who made the
trol of his machine, and it was wreck-j world's record balloon flights from St.
ed. Brookins was injured, but no'C'ls to the Canadian wilds, arrived
bones were broken. ! in New York last night from Montreal
and were met by a great crowd of en-
I.nthnm S-nrrd Off Trm-k.
through the cheerine
The fifth competitor was Hubert
Latham of the French team, hut ho
trot such a fright when the wind a1-!rroWfl. balloomsts were taken to
most blew him Into the crowd thatj,hp KoKis hotel for a reception,
he quit precipitately in the 15th
round. It now looks very much as , COURT ACTION POSTPONED
if the Gordon Bennett international
speed trophy will pass out cf Amer
ican to rest in English hands.
' Othrra Rnrlc Out.
Habeas Corpus Hearing on I. ;raft
Case tioes Over for a Wii'k.
Chicago. Oct. 29. Court action on j ,jay
Accepts Honorary Iresldency Accord
ing to Annoiiin-ement.
New York. Oct. 29. A letter of
President Taft. through Secretary
Norton, accepting the position of
honorary president of the Boy Scouts
of America, was made public at na
tional headquarters of the scout
movement last night. The boy scout
movement now enrolls 150,0'O
youths in AO states.
Alexander Ogiiive, English, essayed 1 the writ of hab'as corpus sought by
a f!igh, but gave It up after covering
several laps. At 11 o'clock none of
the other eligibles had started, evi
dently preferring to await milder airs.
It is believed by many that LeBlanc
would have won had he been able to
complete the course.
OuIdk Mllra an Hour.
Orville Wright estimates that Brook
ins' speed when he met with the acci
dent was S5 miles an hour.
w Altltiiflr Record.
New York, Oct. 29. The crowd at
Belmont Park yesterday was all for
Ralph Johnstone,,when, from Middle
Island Village, R. I., 55 miles off the
course, he brought back a new Ameri-
Frank B. Harriman, John M. Taylor
and Charles E. Ewing, former Illi
nois Central officials, who are de
fendants in the car repair "graft"
case, was postponed for one week to
day by consent of both sides.
URUGUAYANS HAVING WAR
Insurgents to Number of .1,000 Ad
vance from Brazilian Frontier.
Buenos Ayres. Argentine, Oct. 29.
Uruguayan insurgents are advancing
from the Brazilian frontier about 3,000
strong. Smaller bodies, who are try
ing to unite with the main forcn, are
having skirmishes with government
Quieter in Express Strike.
New York, 0-t. 2 9. The express
strike in this city, Jersey City and
Hoboken was not so turbulent to-
as on yesterday, though ther
were some minor disturbances. The
companies made some progress in
handling wagons today.
NOT A MASON, BUT
GIVES ORDER HOME
Alma. Mich. ..Oct. 29. Announce
ment was made today that Am ml
W. Wright has presented to the
grand lodge of Michigan Masons the
Alma sanitarium for a Masonic home
to replace the one burned at Grand
Rapids last February. The new
home will have double the capacity
of the one burned and is valued at
$300,000. Wright, himself, la not