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SIXTIETH YEAR. NO. 102.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1911.
'RICE TWO CENTS.
WILL ACT ON
Takes Up Canadian Reci
procity Bill After
j Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tuesday fori
I Rock Island, Davenport, Moline
J and Vicinity. j
j Unsettled "with rain tonight or Tues
dav. moderate temperature. The low-;
jest temperature tonight will be above
the freezing point.
Temperature at a. m. 3. Highest
J yesterday 40, lowest last night 35.
Velocity of wind at a. m. 8 miles
j ier hour.
I Precipitation, cone.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. S3, at
7 a. m. S3.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
I ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS.
; (From nn today to noon tomorrow.)
Refuses to Compromise
the Bath Tub Case as
INSISTS ON PRISON
: Sun sets 5:27. rises 6-XjO; moon rises
VOTE SHOWS FAVOR 52D
Many Want to Taik and Hope
for a Vote Today Goes
TELLS OF TYPHOID
Menace Arising From Polluted
Drinking Water Discussed
in U. S. Bulletin.
Washington. Feb. 13 The house, , HOW TO PROTECT WELLS
3 95 to 121, decided today to begin I
immediate consideration of the bill
carrying out the Canadian reciproi-: Country
IUSPI.ACES RFXl'LA It ORDEK
Washington, Feb. 13. Immediately
after the house met today McCall of
Massachusetts called up the reciproc
ity bill for Immediate consideration.
Oblection was made bv members of:
the District of Columbia committee, , polluted drinking water is thoroughly
this being distrct day on the house cal-; considered In a report by Myron L.
ecdar. A roll rail resulted in dlsplac- j Fuller, of the United States geological
InK the regular order. ! survev. In which the various sources
ii:mo i t solid. ,
Den'ona;, vf - 1 almost solidlv for'of pollution are indicated and sugges-
immediate (;"-' !. r;:inn cf recipric
Ii.tiictJ In More Danger
From This Source TTum Cities.
It Is Declared.
The menace of typhoid fever in coun-
trv districts a menace arising from
tions are given for means of protee
Typhoid-fever rates are usually
'greater in the country than in cities,
.'s-piie the prevailing belief that
'rms, isolated as they are from areas
1' ffiut-f.;-d population, are ideally sit-
t.-ited for :!)':iining pure aud whole
some v. ;ur.
Failure to protect adequately the
wells it, farming districts is given in t
'he survey's report as the most com
mon reason for their pollution, and ig
norance of the manner in which i
ground . ;.'(r circulates is the cause
of tl. i i protection. Chemical i
analyst-, i-.; not rated high by Mr. Ful- j
1. r as : .!. i- of detecting polluted '
wat r, i. ' e j.sserts that a careful
niumoii-: .: ' Inspection of the dis
trict Is us i nv.irh more to the point.
Defense Against Civil Suits Will
Therefore Be Begun at
Washington, Feb. 13. Failing to
secure the dismissal of the criminal
indictment against them, the defend
ants in the government's action
against the so-called bath tub trust
will resist the government's civil
BAILEY SUMS AMERICANS
UP ARGUMENTS im PROTECT
111 I IIU I fcaW I
Texas Senator Elaborates Upon
Contentions in Support of
OUSTING BAD PRECEDENT
Declares It Would Pave the Way for
the Invalidating of Future
Washington, Feb. 13. Bailey of
Texas today defended Lorimer's title
to a seat in the senate. The Texas
senator's remarks were devoted
largely to the substantiation of his
contention that a sufficient number
of votes must be shown to have
been bought to affect the result, un
less It is proven that the official
whose election is challenged, per
sonally participated in the offense.
ASKS OPPONENTS TO STAM).
Barbarities of Mexicans
in Civil War Arouse
! Navarro did not arrive. An insurrec-1
'to courier definitely locate 1 the fed
eral leader at a lake a few miles sout'i
: west of Ahttmada. a station of the Me
lican Central about m mV--s south,
i The insurrecto forces are scattered
i between Ahumada and Juarez where
ever they can find pasture and water.
IThe country for a hundred miles
south of here is practically deserted.
i AMERICAN TKK rtIl.l.A9.
; Manuel Casillas, probahly the best
' e r' ' l r 1 f . H , 1 1 r. InjnpirAnt Inailapc onH
who has been in El Faso at a council
of war for three days
American soldiers at lsieta yes
iCasilias was trying to get aorosj the
river to "join his command. He car
l ried a ritle, in violation of the neu-
WORD TO WASHINGTON ;Xy ,aW8' and was tak a into c"
i N'avarror, fearing mines under the
i tracks or bridges, is said to be pro
ceeding at a snail's pace. The track is
Four Defenseless Old Men Slain: inspected ahead of the train, which, to-
'gether with the repairs he is compell
! ed to make, renders his advance a to 1
i tous one.
IS IN FAVOR
OF THE BILL
vXaTeMeuia1;-'Senate Will Be Given the
HAS PASSED HOUSE
and Mutilated After Fight
' at Mulata.
Mula'a, Mexico. Feb. 7. (Via
Marfa. Tex., Feb. 12) In a two
days' fight vith the insurrectos, the
Cummins and Bor- Mexican federal soldiers under Gen-
opponents of Lorimer, were each i eral Luque sustained a loss of 10 1
Adds $50,000,000 to Rolls
Said That President Will
in turn requested to stand up and ex-J to 20 killed and withdrew to OJin- ; Letter of Cannon
EATS RIGHT OUT OF HIS HAND NOW
Canadian Reciprocity Find3
j Washincton. Feb 13. , . en
. . . late committee on ponins toJay vt
Attacking ,j )0 r,,,,nrt favorably the SuIIoahv
, general pension bill, which already
j has passed the house. It increase
Feme r : :h w ho voted
d:rp!ac It-- p- rd'-r
:i rxpef t( .l '.i; - el vf -:
i .1 l fferd against :. : I he
McCall of Masfa. h't.-et:-- v ,il . !
the time for debate in favor of U..- I :!!
j.nd Dalzell of Pennsylvania for the op
Ctl0 HELPS VOTE.
reciprocity HI! is first being
tiered in comraUtee of the whole
c Speaker Cannon called Mann
Illinois to preside over the commit
i In the earlier procr-odir.g Cannon.
1 y recognizing McCall and def hiring a
i;:otioji to take up fiie reciprocity bill
privileged matter, had shown a dispo
t:'i"n to help the iau&' along to a
't;. despite sentiments against ieei-
; n.eity which he expressed in a letter ,V.V".l V.''- '.V'-'E" ZQJlE-,
to the Illinois legislature Saturday. ! Sources of pollution in the vicinity
Hill of Connecticut spoke for one of a well or spring should be noted
hour In support of the reciprocity wherever possible, and drinking water
agreement. ! should not be drawn except at a safe
vote analyzed. distance from them. The distance re-
An analysis of the vote to take up'Ou'red for absolute safety varies
the McCall bill showed: ; greatly with the character of the rock.
For Republicans, Cm; democrats, ' I "or wells sunk in sandstone, slate, and
ICC. Total, lit';. shale, 10 feet may be sufficient:
Against Kcpublicans. 101; demo-: where the surface stratum is composed
crat, 20. Total, l'.'l. , of fine sand 200 feet should be allowed;
Fourteen republican infuirpents voted !and "where it is limestone or granite
against consideration, and six fr it. j much greater distances will be neces-
At 2:T.o it was stated ::o attempt ' s;irJ- Water may run polluted in lime
would be made to get reciprocity to a stone for miles, so that wells in reg
vote todav. 'ions where limestone makes up the
The opening speech against re- greater part of the surface rock should Luit and beg,Q the,r defenae at Pitts-j press their opinions as to the legal
ciprocity was made by Cain, s of . he carefully examined after rain for bur tomorrow. soundness of this nronosition. The
SENT TO SENATOR BAILEY
ithe general pension roll about f.'n'.
! OOO.ooo a year. The vote wa s
,to .1, the minority beitiK McCumlier,
Core and Taliaferro.
IIOI K III I.I, II tt.l'.l.
As passed by the houne thrt Sul
loway bill irr-renses the monthly pen-
Action of Speaker Probably Meann
, sion of veterans of ', j from $12 to
the Executive, j$15; of 6.ri from $12 to $20; of 70
j f rotn $ 1 " to $2"i; of 7" or more from
,,., L .120 to $3fi. The senate committee,
Springfield. 111.. Feb. 13. President I . rpiu tf)f .)r()oj)(.,I ,,.
jTaft's plan for Canadian reciprocity is . n,n, allowance from 3t to $10.
extremely likely to receive Indorse
ment by the Illinois legislature, de-
As there are estinirtted to be 6.1. -461
veterans who would be affected
spite Speaker Cannon's avowed opposl-. (he rhanR(. wo):1 lU rrrMr .
When the members of the two
houses get back to the epjrai tomor
row, they will find awaiting them a
clearly defined Issue fn which tho reci
procity agreement will be of secondary
I'AIITY POLICY TO AII.
a little uioie than $1.-
In order to prevent further muckraking J. V
aices published in tluis country. News Item.
Morgan will soon have under his control most of the mag-
tuns ki:hi. mii i.io.
A statement was it.ade by Secre
tary of the Interior Rallinger that
! the cost of the Sulloway bill an pans
i ed by the house would be $!.", !$!.
i lfi;, but the committee found there
Among the many members in would have to be added to thi
Springfield over Sunday after attend- i amount about $i.oo0,ono. to which
Ing the I.inncoln banquet the belief .i j :l limited number of veterans would
prevalent ihat the Illinois legislature be ent'tled tjnder the neneral law,
will support the president, more as a. increasing the total to about $..".
matter of party policy than with re- noO.ooo a yenr.
gard to his reciprocity recommenda-J mti; vki:i in i:n th.
tions j r " I Its friends do not ontlclpate sn
Speaker Cannon's action has had the onsy time passing the measure
effect of bringing the legislators face ; , h r;,Kh th Kori;i,,,. esporlally as it
to face with a proposition that they i has been estimated Pre.
would h t ve j) referred to sides top f' t . vwm Id ft f it if I vr p r 'H 'fi d
the time being. jf j,;,,, for his signature.
I.ETTEH FORCES ACTION. I H I l HI'H IIHvo .
Legislators generally w ho were talk-j Wa.s!iini;ton. Feb 13 . Senai'.r
ed to here yesterday are of the opinion Curtis todav addressed the senate n
that Speaker Cannon's letter has fore-; opposition to the ievts-d resolution
ed the situation to such a degree that for a ohm it tit hunt I amendment for
immediate action by the house and : the clot tion of senators by dire't
senate is demanded. j vote. All through his speeeh. Curti
Speaker Cannon's action in firmly hurled attacks at his colleague,
opposing legislative indorsement of th" Hrstow , for approving of the uinend-
I uurg tomorrow
j WILL BE TiO COMPROMISE.
; There was an intimation that,
! should the government compromise
l or pnjtecting wells, springs, and , f Qr fines "only in the criminal case,
mud and floating matter, as these are
pretty sure indications of pollution.
m ..i:vrios Koit pkotectiox.
soundness of this proposition. The
senator admitted that if It is con
clusively shown an offler affected en
couraged or sanctioned bribery, then
his election would be void without
: president's reciprocity plan is looked ,ed resolution.
'upon as forecasting the final parting' oi i i ki:i:p o I woi..
1. -rr I of the wajs between him and the ' Curl's kaid he was In favor of a
aga. Four aged men were slain by ! President. (constitutional amendment lookiiiK to
the federal soldiers at a farmhouse! TIMED run EKKEfT. I the cleetioti of Ken.ttoiH t-y dlre.t
1"Q "fELL HIS STORY t isterns Mr Fuller advocates, first of j no defense would be offered to the reference to the extent of the brlb-
ull. a water-tight lining to keep out i civil suit. Assistant Attorney Gen-'ery- He denied, however, that Lori-
I surface water. Wells and springs j eral Kenyon declines to withdraw the I user had any knowledge of bribery
n-iirwurrriu , ..iiinj imijshoUid always be covered and protect-! demand for jail sentences.
io I U-fore Danville (irand ed from animals, dust, and falling
leaves. Watering troughs should al- i
, ways be located a safe distance away.
thoueh the custom prevails in the 1
Danville. 111.. Feb. IS. Hardy H.;co,,nlrv di8trict9 of naving vell and'
Whitlock. indicted last week for em-:lroilh'(d(1 hv 6,de.
hvzzllng county funds, returned to;
IS MORE SERIOUS
TO SCATTER BOLL WEEVIL
Illness of German Emperor Causes
Hoke Smith of Georgia Notified
f I'lot to Injure South.
Cancelling of Court Ball
Danville Sunday in custody of the
sheriff and immediately ' gave bond.
He expressed readiness to go before!
the grand Jury and answer all ques
tions asked. Iater. howeer. he left I
for Detroit on account of his wife's; Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 13. What pur-! Berlin, Feb. 13. The indisposition
Illness, btit said he would return 'ports to be a plot to distribute boll;of Emperor William apparently is
when wanted by the grand Jury. The i ... ,h n,.nn ' mnm rioua than ha been indicated
in his behalf.
SHOWS RV FIlilltES.
He then proceeded to show
Mulata and many Americans,
after viewing their bodies, joined a
protest to Washington.
IIAMIS IlKII; M.tlV.
The insurgents fought from behind
breastworks, Btone heaps and trees
The four old non-combatants were
found in a farmhouse near Mulata,
when the federals first approached th
Cannons letter was made public by; vote, but be waH not willing that it
Senator Hailey of DanviUe almost a' 'should be iiineiiiled so cotigrem
the same time as President Taft was sboulu k- up nil its tii-hta to ih;iKs
delivering his speech to the legislature ' ,,r alter the regulations of a htst
Saturday afternoon, the evident pur- l,,r ebrtiori of senators,
pose being to counteract, as far as'
possible, the effect of the president s j UDMAPJ RIIRNFD Tfl
..IJIIIVIV 111 It., I I I lj J lil llir
I ecipro ity atreetnenf .
nii et iiii. i:i;m.
The bano'tet Saturd.iy nigiit of the
DEATH IN HER HOME
Lincoln Centennial assoriatlon Mas lrs- .lMfit -i I. Mm ri.
tnu n Ono was !V vparw nld annlhrr I
mathematical calculations that, even . b,ind and another a" crj )o Thf
if the seven alleged bribed votes ... . . , ...t.
were not counted for Lorimer he, still T,"T" " ' """ j the largest ever held in Springfield. In !
had been legally and properly cho8. their hands tied behind the.r backs. !'-1 ,idition to the president the ,pea-ers;
en. and had a clear majority. He I """" "' -. " u. lu.letl Martin W
niBH th i...ntv of th r,ror,oitlon crushed, and one was slashed across
to declare invalid the entire election j the face a falre
because of the alleged tainting of a
A ntimber of Americans viewed thehtatf.
I.i'ti' ton of New
York, spoken of as a compromise detno-
Icratic nominee for senator from that
dishonest faction. Declaring the law j monies ana several sipnen amaavits oe
ps he had propounded it would prove ; f-crihing the incitlent. This sworn
to be the "best protection against j statement will be sent to Washington.
the baleful influence or corruption
ists in our politics." Bailey want on:
SETS BAIJ PRECEi"ET.
KIKE 0 Mi;ill
In the two days' battle the pronun-
! ciados lost one nian killed and one
indicted last week.
'No matter how hone6t the other wounded. A conservative estimat.
fnerm oegan serving oencn ar- , dIgtrlrt8 of Georgia and South caro-; in the official announcements, though
rauu, in , u....iuS v u llna nas hn exposed Governor elect 1 it is insisted no anxiety concerning the
Hoke Smith gave out a letter he had outcome is felt. The first bulletins -id mav b- lt ls Ptlu trup tnat (n I places the federal dead at 2.".
received, teiling the details cf the plan described his majesty as suffering from ; ftrjvIng to reverse the precedents of, American soldiers nnd federal offi
to project the plag.ie. According toa cold but with the absence of anyjtne senate and overrule tho courts j errs guarding the American side of th-:
nitre DV n AO nnilTlT: !etter. tw men -t whom is a wer. buDsequently it was aimittea;or lhe country they are seeking to Rio Grande were repeatedly fired upou
Ulho DI Unb nUU I b iTexan, hae in their possession 100,000 , an attack of feverish influenza had establish a doctrine that will per-jby Mexican federal soldiers. Five
J. Phillips Professor of Kores-irj, l
Was Threatened With I'erma-
! insects, which they Intend to distri-;been experienced. Today it is stated rait dishonest factions of a legislat
b ite. The writer declared that he has ithe emperor Is up after two days ia!ure to disable an honest majority
promised to conceal the conspirator's ' bed, but that he will he confined to j from choosing a senator to repre-
names. but felt lt was his duty to frus- his chamber until the end of the pres- 'sent their state
trate the scheme.
Lincoln. Neb.. Feb. 13.-
Mexican Round House Burns.
ent week. The court ball set for Wed
nesday night waa cancelled.
Mf,ntrav Xovior, TTK 11 TV f I AI 1 1 ft I f f f TO TnPT
Phillips, professor of forestry at the! i;'' ; 4 , DUMUfN HMIMUtU IU M IHCC
f it t f university, committed suicide
today by inhaling gas. Fear of a
threatened illness is the cause as
signed. Two weeks ago Phillips was
offered an assistant professorship at
the I'rfversity of Michigan. He de
clined this on the advice of Chan
ellor Avery. In his letters Phillips
asserted he feared he would soon be
come a chronic invalid and would be
a constant burden to his family. He
was a graduate of the University of
the national lines burned Saturday
Another In Race.
Des loines, Iowa, Feb. 13. J. U.
Samruis, of Ix-mars, entered the sena
torial contest today.
Alleged Assailant of Woman Taken !
From Officers by Alabaman. i
Enfaula, Ala., Feb. 13. Iver Peter-'
son, an 18-year-old negro, was lynched
early : esterday by a posse of citizens
of this place. He was accused of an I
NO LOBBYING FOR
SHIP SUBSIDY BILL
boys, all American citizens, were cap
tured by Mexican ruraleg yesterday
whil ba'hing in the Rio Grandf.
COMPELLED TO A ItE HMKK.
, ONCE MAYOR OF SIOUX CITY
Waller Strange, Soldier of (Oil tine.
Dies at Seattle, a.
Seattle, Wash.. Feb. in. Walter
Strange, formerly major of Sioux
City, Iowa, and who built the stork
yards there, is de;o following an
operation for apieri(li'itio. Str:tim-,
who had been a resident of Sea'fle
1 2 years, was reputed to have made
and lest $50u,000 before leaving
Iiimii, I ses Kt riiM in- lo Start
a I ire.
W'eM l.ii.ettv, Iowa, Ft ' ?. t spe
cial. I Mis. Hairy Jones. Zi ears of
age. was latally hnmed ni'iitntig
at her home v li. u tie u I tenipt 'I to
et an a hie t,v i.Miig kios'tie o.l
Hit iloilung ,'ts ii'iiiied and lieioro
In r t'tis'iand. wPo ;n ri th.. Iai it .it
the lime, lO'iM e.i(it tier, fatal leinm
bad been I;. ' i -! .-li- di.-d an hour
after the hi i nb tit.
Taft at White House.
l U L i i Ti I't f II l-V't, 1 '! tT.titl t.ttt
ine ruraiea snor at tnem ana com- Taf, arrv(J at S:J-
peuea tnem to waae across me river
and surrender. The boys were released
this morning from
his speaking trip to the middles est
fetirf wau striven fm met n fel v fri trie
thta Tnorninc after heinsr loekerl tin all
! , . " hite hot.be.
j night. Captain U ilnams, commanding
jthe American troops at Presidio, waa Dies After Operation.
At Least This Is Conclusion of House jon the point of ordering the command
Committee at t1 of an I er of Ojinaga to release the boys when
j they were returned to Presidio.
j IniA 0 W4RPATII.
El Paso. Texas, Feb. 13. Mail ad-
Quincy. 111.. Y'. '-'.. David Law
less, county recorder from 1T0I to
1 r s , is d'-ad following a surtrii-al
NO SERMON AT FUNERAL
Obsequies of liivtiop Whitaker Mark
e1 hy Ktrnte Simplicity.
Philadelphia. Feb. 13.- The fun
eral of the late iUshop Whiiaker of
the Protestant Episcopal diocese of
IS DEAD AT 78
attempt to attack Mrs. E. A. Hudson,! Washington. Feb. 13. After! .. , ' A.v, .
:a prominent woman of Eufaula Satur-1 month8 ot jnvestigation the hearings arrivU ITu CbibVah
; day night. Peterson was captured yes- of the Bpecia, house committee to ,1 . . tZ t nc, V
j terday morning near the home of Con- j probe the charges of lobbying in the :l tT nf rh ?I n
Igressman Henry D. Clayton by offic-1 interest of ship subsidy legislation i h,c- f.8t Cbiahua- all carrying
iers who started to jail with him. Eight m congress closed today. The com- ! 'OU,r b"''B f c&ryi n1 having a!
I miles from here a pease took the pris- mittee, It is said, will report the in-! d,'nal rauni'n Pclc burros.:
loner from the officers, hanged him t0 a1 vesti gallon has developed no sub- rtdv,ce8 further state passengers'
tree, and riddled his body with bullets. stantiat'.on of allegations of lobby- j aw 2" armed revol utionias. many of
Harper, a civil
Feb. 13. John
Iowa Ad Men Meet.
Des Moines, Iowa. Feb. 13. The :
Ad Men clubs of Iowa are holding i
Pursue the Insurgents.
Cape Haitien, Haiti, Feb.
them Tahuamari Indians, at San Iridro.
The party carefully examined the train
for federals, many speaking good Eng-
BODY TO PIECES
FAMILY KILLED BY CAS
Sewn Are I'outet Ujilit xlalril When
Sloe ' 1 1- II llreitks.
Pf;ilad Ipl.U. l ed 1 I Sewn Miei.i
beis of one f.uuil; , the f.'illi'r, rno'!."
, and hv cbddieti. vtie kill d by li
lumliiatiiig gait In their l.r.m.- tti the
gb. tto dih'iwl b- re .ferlav. Tie
btl'i: are Hyi.iati li- rkn I'., II."
fa'h'-r; '. Iterkownz. bi-t wife, an J
.Mini i' . Mihae. ImihI K'tn'iri am:
1 Pa ti line iteilMitti'g. v. hoHe iiui-H ta:.;'
. fiotn I t y ar to . yttn Wh n b :
' bodie "A ' re J i ( ; ere'l m ( an'i
il g fl'jfn a tti!.'- wbbli 'n n I m1 t
ftove on tie fiid Uf.i.r. Tin- fatb
, was ki en by in ih "t cofiiln? bom1
i about 1 o l'.i 'm. ; ' -s'eiiiay n.firiitng an I
i' U h:.,)po.e"d ( eiden'dllv sti,:nt.l. 1
! again' th: lube, pnlilng aay fro.n
! the" fix' lire on the M :iil.
war veteran and. their first state convention here to-(The presidential yacht of Nord Alex-i
U. S. TROOPS MAY
BE SENT TO MEXICO
Washington, Feb. The 1'no.e.I
Stat -a government has taken up wit.i
Mexi o the fuehtiori of protectinif th
Center-, ille, Iowa, Feb. I '.. Thad-
Oeus Oi. more, colored, was arrested to- rf.v,. Lclng built along the Colorado
RECEPTION postponed. .day. charged uith the murder on 5un- rVer :n Mexico in order to contrrl
arms and. Li Paso, Texas. Feb 1". Jefe Polit- dav of Mr rharlotte liandv.
bishops and a large number of clergy . TS. He waa the founder of 1 57 j Sioux City. Iowa City. Cedar Rapid, ammunition, sailed last night for Ico Martinez's public reception to (Jea- oied. his rc;&eifeper at M vatic. Iowa. I I(.,,h,dry to t,end American two;
and rrresentatix.- laymen attended country weeklies, largely in Illinois Waterloo. Newton. Maquoketa. Dav-jFort Liberty, the district where the eral Navarro. se- .'or yesterday, haa The body v. as cut in p.tcts v uh a hat i into Mexican territory for tl.: pui
the f uneral, ihcre to strmon. i villages. lecport, Muficaune and Hartley. 'insurgents cade :teir last aUad. 'been indeSiiitely p&stpoa!. General ' cuti. hi t.ot ttto lteriiiiiiX
Pennsylvania. as held today. Ten newspaper publisher, is dad. aged . day. Delegations are present from I is after taking on troops