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SIXTIETH YEAR. NO. 121.
TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1911. TWELVE PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
REAL GOLDEN BIG EFFORT
mtm m a a vm a
ASK SENATE TO
ACT ON .LORIMER
BALLINGER FINALLY OUT
AS INTERIOR SECRETARY;
PHOT FOLLOWER IS IN
wtjw, i his; jg OEFRA
Mr. and Mrs. Adolphus Euscb
Have Most Elaborate Cele
bration on Eecord.
Petitions Prom Chicago Re
quest Censure by State
Solons for U. S. Body.
sjO Ui Si i
0 BE MASSED ON
t 1 1
Taft Proposes to Show Vi
Are Prepared for
JS IT MAKE-BELIEVE i'
LRnmnrc i"!r,rront That ThW
W IMItlVtW W 14 I Will I I I &4 I l V
Country Is About to Stop j
Leavenworth, Kan., MaraJ
VI. The order directing th?
hn,, ... j .
3th infantry to proceed to the
Philippines has been counter
Sjnanded &r.d the command or-
'dered to San Antonio, Tex., in
el on A I O
S3 W .
KXCIU MIAT ) IWHIUFR. I
El Paso, Tex., March 7.-f-American
intervention is on ev-
ery lip today as a result of th?
movement of United State;
troops toward the Mexican
jorder. Americans along th .
jorder take the rushing ci
roops to mean only one thing,
ntervention in tne near luture
the Mexican disturbance. jpanies or the US-h infantry are sta
MiiTi iii m I1K4HED. tioned at Port SnclHi.g.
Washington. March 7. The mystery
1 'TroundiEK the rush orders for troops
1 warships to rendezvous in the dc-
lUlmont of 1 xas was explained tada
ikjthe dec.lara Ion that it is done sim-
til in answer, to
charges that the
ml J is not p r pared for actual war-
fal.and that ills lacking in every es-J
pern 11 mat kot to mane up H hi iru
t iv l)rce
v nearly as poesiW
of vp.. conditio
k involvlnj; hostllltie
In advance of
formal declaratlou of
Bt gave tb word last
war, te pre!, d
night, nd wi'hli a few nu tnents mes
pages tereU iiy. all over the country
hy wlnl ordering the assemblage of 20.
000 troips ct til branches of the serv
Jce in tie di (lart nent of Texas. Orders
were also issued for the assembling off
,1he Texas t-::o!e line of a formidable
tfleet of armored cruisers, euppleir.enl
c4 by Buytnurie: neci-ssary for the sue
Btful rear 'lance of a hostile naval
toree on'the o&st of an enemy..
. CAI li:ri IN COMM AND.
Major'' ial Carter. a:lstant cMef
vt s'aff, :
lers at Si'
JriJantry, t .
ihree of t-
,tWO full M
will be tr
I w hich will ;
' J'ary practi'
wiil bo in (Otuaand of th-d
, will etablfe'i headiar
Antonio. lh force of
onsist of 15 I'igimenti of
of cavalry, and two or
1 artillery, in addUion,
ments of c.st artillery
:nsforined into lnfamry,
a novel derarture In mil-
riiKi'i1: in Fivrt "
It is the . Tt-ntion to have this f t
lire .forte fcieml kd in Texas w:t!
i tire day. As a rr.a'ter of fact. : e
' grtf body of troops already has hex; n
to move, two cavalry regiments hav e j
started last nighi from Forts CK s i
thorpe snd MePherson, Ga , which s j
; regarded as I. fine acomplishmeut f n i
the point .of prepare Jness. I
WOOD AT WASHINCTON.
Major General Wood, chief of s
would himseif haro betn placed
command of the trcps which ari
engage in nuteuvcrs, but fnr the f
it :e regarded by the general staff
iieeessary for the successful execui: a
of war plans that he retain position
in Washington. Here he an have a
complete survey of the field and be
ready to communicF.te instantly with
every one of the army departments
which go to maintain the army in jibe
MAT REMAIN FOR WEEKS.
I .- cannot be foretold how long f!;;s ;
lar;-e force wiil he kept in Texas,, hut !
it is evident that it may be there nj
weeks at the least.
't- RtaOHS ARE THICK.
Wasrgtca, March 7. While e
effort ,is "read e In official circles he:
give 1 1 "mo enient of troops to
the Meiiean border the eppeararu
a simple preparation for maneuvr.
there are rumors the government Vaa
prepariag far more serious event kl
ties. Cocfidiatial reports from MtIco
of late Jiavc encouraged ce bellej j of
many that -nditions In the Mei tan
government re far from beicg as fat
isfactory as I fficlal assertions sec t o
HOI U ASK ENGLAND. j
It is reporPd in Washington today
uigent represntations have been made
to the state department tJat unless tie
United State Immediately mad ai?-1
ottaie preparaiona to protect American I
and foreign Irtcresta in, northern Mci
ico. an appeal would t4 if It had rl
already leen :iade. to Great Britain
18 ST fOiFIi: SIKD.
Tue leort s not kia'airely tocfjjj
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow f or
Rock Island, Davenport, Molina
Cloudy tonight and Wednesday,
moderate temperature. The lowest
temperature tonight will be above
the freezing point.
est yesterdsv 38. krwet last night S3.
Wodty f "wind at 7 a. m. 4 miles
Precip; " tirm .02 Inch.
Relativ- humidity at 7 p. m. 72.
at 7 a. ? 94.
Stage '" water 2 feet, a fall of .2.
A fa! g tendency in the .Mississ
ippi wil -jrevail from below Dubuque
to Mm tine.
j. m .-HERIER, Local Forecaster.
(Fr a noon today to noon tomorrow.)
. Sun---ts 5:54. rises 6:19; moon sets
' 1:5-.. 6:53 p. m.. eastern time,
' mod:, at first quarter.
ut came simultaneously with the j
ial announcement that the army
already concentrating within strik- j
distance of the Mexican border. i
INDIANAPOLIS JKXDS lOTH. j
Indianapolis, Ind., March 7. The
0th infantry will leave by special
train at midnight to join the troops;
being mobilized in Texas. '
MORE THOOI SKNT. j
St. Paul, Minn., March 7. Orders
were received at army headquarters j
here today to move troops at Fort !
Snellirg to the Mexican border. Three i
troops of th- -Ph cavalry and 12 eom-
PLOT AIMS AT TAFT
Arrests at Spokane, Wash.,
Followed by Statement by
the Police. !
Asserted That President Had Been
J loomed by Anarchists When
He lefl Washington.
Spokane, Wash., March 7. Cap
tured just when plans for assassinat
ing Mayor X. S. Pratt are thought al
most to have reached maturity, John
Steele and Stuart Moffet, now in the
city Jaii, are cons'dered by the po
lice as the murderers of Captain John
T. Scllivan and accomplices in a plot
to lll President Taft.
This is the gist of a statement of j
a'Tt h f r-1 r i T t'nnnt I inner
... . , ' m . . , . :
The arrest of the two men came j
Fj iday night.
II ID I'l. A NN KD TO WAIT.
"I'ntil Friday night," said Captain
Burns, "the plans were to wait until
s?:er the city election to kill the
ayor. That night our men heard
Steele make his report to Moffet after
a visit to the Pratt home, in which
he said that the house was guarded
day and niglit.
"IIq told the group around him an-
other night that he was 'high enough
up' In anarehlstie circles to know
that President Taft would be killed
as soon as he left Washington after
EASTERN ROADS IN LINE
Will Witbdraw Increased Tariffs in
Vnformity With Orders.
New York. March 7. Kastern
railroads today decided to withdraw
on or before March 10 the increased
freight rate tariffs In conformity
i with the finding of the interstate
'ADAM GOD" MUST
SERVE 25 YEARS
Je'Tersen Tity. Mo.. March 7. Su-:
preme court today aSrmed the 25 j
years' sentence of James Sharp
(Adam God), who was convicted in i
Kansas City of the murder during a!
fight with officers who interfered !
with his street meetings some years j
2-YEAR-OLD, BAD, j
TIED TO A CHAIR,
BURNS TO DEATH:
Janesville. Wis., March 7. Hazel j
Be yea. 2 years old. was tied to a
chair as punishment for a chiidieh i
fault and before she was released 1
wai5 burCed to death today In a fire
which destroyed the home. The i
mother was absent at the time cf
the fire which started when the other
children overturned a pan of grease
on the kitcLen stove. Hch Boyce,
i, wts severely burned. :
PRESENTS WORTH $500,000
j duo rota Husband to Wife Alone
Worth $200.000 Taft, Roose
velt and Kaiser Send Gifts.
Pasadena, Cal., March 7. What is
said to be the most elaborate golden
wedding anniversary ever celebrated
anywhere In the world took place
hwre today with Mr. and Mrs. Adol
phns Bosch as the central figures.
The most beautiful and costly pres-j
p2S to TirD
ent was a
Busch by her husband. It is a crown
of gold studded with diamonds and
pearls, and it is valued at $200,000.
PRESENTS WORTH .'0O.0OO.
The presents received by the cou
ple are valued at half a million dol
lars. The children presented their
parents with a dozen full sized din-
ner piates made of solid gold and
I1I1WKI I I , M I VH HI , I 2 I n Ifllfl VL'
a 1 1 - , j . . , r i n
- - J
received from the grandchildren. A
solid gold vase from the branch man
agers in the employe of Busch, cost
TAFT SENDS COIN.
President Taft sent a $20 gold
coin of the new St. Gauden's design
In an ivory case
m . , n '
velt sent a solid gold loving cup and
there was a gold loving cup from
Trial of Dietz Postponed Until May.
Havwarri. Wis.. March 7 A mn-
tion for rnnh'nnro in th iiiotT
murder trial was mr.de yrsterdav bv
Attorney Sam J. Williams of Chicago '
and Judge Reid set the trial for I
ri .: .
. " - A. . v. -
Alleged That Conspirators
Sought Alaska Coal
VALUE IS $50,000,000 itoda3r receiTed a clrcular letter from
I Chicago asking that a resolution con
l demnine- the action of the senate In
Grand Jury at Detroit Indicts
Seven Men for Complicity
Chicago, March 7 An investigation
of the alleged Alaskan mining frauds.
MR. BLINKS SEES THE HAREM SKIRT
j vyH n
. WIFE L '
following the investigation just com -
fnHpru 1 err a n n 1 1 1 t- r hr ft wna IPftmon
p.ui.lv. I U 1 J 11V I i.. --"U .
today. The alleged frauds are said to
involve $50,000,000. The grand Jury at
Detroit yesterday returned indictments
against seven persons.
Detroit, March 7. The local federal
grand jury .which has been investigat
ing min1n. 1 n r .
1U ill X1 llilf lit! II O-lllL B infll 1 VT-
. . .. . . . .
iiirnea an indictment charging .mnn
M. Pushnell of Chicago and six De
troit men with conspiracy to defraud
the t'nited States out of 4VO0O acres
j of coal land valued at over $50,000.00".
, The lands mainly are located in the
vicinity f Hober. Alaska.
iiesides Buehnell tne defendants
Wllb"f WT. M'Alplne
(Cootlnued on Pare Six.)
A LONG FIGHT
v.-. ..;: .-: :.' f:
. :j.r--"?--: 1;
corraiSHT cliscoinst. wm
Two Hundred from Chicago to Ask
Illinois Legislature to Con
sider Suffrage BILL
Springfield, 111., March 7. A ma-
i "rtrltv nf tho rrt pm h ara nf tha ipnutA
seating Lorimer be passed. Each
letter bore the signature of seven
to a dozen voters.
scFFHACirrs leave Chicago.
Chicago, March 7. Two hundred
suffragists left for the state capital
at Springfield today to ask the leg
islators for consideration in connec
tion with their plea for the right
to vote. Aiding the regular women's
suffrage societies was a band of col-
1 lege and university girls headed by
b in. 'i-.i v v . . ' i " v. 1. . v v
' IIP I a rf f r
i - . - .
(ittIK l(KSEIIE PLANNED
Springfueld. Ill , March 7. Repnv jjost0n. March 7. The cousolida
sentative ChiperfieKl introtlnced in the ' nt the nine cot)' -T companies
(house today a bill providing for the
creatton of a state rivers and lakes
commission, to take up the work left
off by the legislative submerged lands
i investigating committee, which made
lite rennn a ten.- wwks at',,
i r . "
The l.ill provides that this perma
nent commission shall contest of thieo
members appointed by the govrn;r.
One is to he a civil engine r, one :i
lawyer and a third, who is nt-i'her
l.'.wyt r nor civil engineer, but wh
possesses an intimate afo'iuinlanc-
with the rivets and lakes of lil.m.ir.
Each shall devote his entire tiiuo tu
the work of a commission and ix-ceie
a ta'.ary of $.1,000 a year.
K)K IIIVKIt COMMISSION.
One of the duties of the cOMir,i.". ion
is to deice schemes, plans, w:,.;, .uel
means for the reservation by the stale
, of desirable tracts of land alon;; i;,e
public waters of the state f'jr th.- i;:-e
of the people for pleasure, recicau -:i.
i Tii? bi:l not only gives such a rr,m
j mission jurisdiction and supervision '
(over all rivets and lakes and power
,to ionteet all encroachment r., but also
makes its work cooperative with
that of the state fUh commission, a
r'a'e park commission uhen such i.-i
created, and other state conitn'r.-iDn.-?.
AID READY FOR CHINA,
i I'nitcd States Senl ClO.fMto in Cadi
rnl MI.IHM) Wurtli of I lour.
.V(--a- York. March 7. 'fhlriy-one
'thousand dollars in rash and flour
: was made available yesterday for
famine sufferers in China. T'-n thous-an-1
dollars in cqsh wa.i ca",l.-.-d bv ti e
Christian Herald throueh the Ht;ite
i department, to be equally divided Le
jtween th" relief committees at
; Shanghai and Chin-Kiang. Twenty-!
one thousand dollars' worth of flour:
i was forwarded by the troopship P.u
: ford from Seattle to Chin- Kiang.
LYNCHED FROM AMBUSH
; I'nseen Mob Riddle Victim With 71
IluIIets He I'ns--s.
; Bowling Green, Ky., Marcii 7.
; ood Ayreg of Alien springs asjKaLdis sentenced IM r IC. Jirimi-j to
;sbot from ambush Just before eight--C years In prison aud to pay a Er.rj
fail last evening and instantly killed
by members cf a mob irho had a-vcrn
jto lynch Lim watn he w;,s let ou: otzmd ,ur.Z.
jail several months ago on bond, af
CAP1TAL lter be,n charged with the murder . r
jhis mother-in-law. He was riddled fait, m ACCCDtina ReSIQ
I with bullets, i0 at least, piercing the
body. The riderless horse was the
first news of the tragedy which
reached the Ayres home.
FflAY BE A FIGHT
Unverified Reports Tell of Clash
of Forces at Cananea,
HAULING THE WOUNDED IN;
Am .W ( u n a r I.,.; IWI.r. Tti, In.'
surrectos Are Prepared to At
tack the Town.
Naro, Ariz., March 7
of any fighting In the neighborhood
of Canada could be confirmed by the
Mexican officials, who insisted the
officials, who insisted the,
soldiers hauled into that town In
wagons were sick men.
Several reliable Americans, how
ever, who saw the wagons driven ln -
to Cananea yesterday by Chinese
ranchers, say they contained wound-
ed soldiers. Fifteen mountM reiieN
passed Villa Verde yesterday after-
noon, going south.
TKI.I.S OK MOVEMENTS.
A reliable American of Cananea j
who for business reasons did not
wish his name used, last night gave
some Interesting Information regard
ing the rebel movement In the vi
cinity of Cananea. This man said he
was with "Red" Lopez, one of the
rebel leaders In Fonora, 16 miles
southeast of Cananea last Saturday.
and was informed that General
uianco was to move with upwards of
nvw iiifii ironi i mre i-hiiii, iiii b no j
recently captured and Joiu forces
JI'.Nt'TI'HE SET FOII SlNDtV.
This Juncture was to occur Sun
day morning near OJo De Agua, 10
miles frr iu i'MiiMMt far ivliirh tui !
attack iiT the combined forces on the !
federals wag planned. The garrison 1 anee is a sweeping and UDnfromH
at Cananea was notified the water ; declaration of faith jls- Palllng
supplv from OJo De Agua would be r's personal charncter od motives
cut off and Saturday 150 federals left''1 ,n nls of"'1"' iulegrlty and coni
Cananea. going in an easterly dllrec- pelency. "1 have had fullest oppor
tion. It may have Deen this detach- I unity." the piesldent says, "to know
mpnt which met the rebels and from : vou. to know your standards of ser-
whoso ranks the wounded men wt re
beiiit; hauled Into Cananea.
NOT BALK MERGER
Calumet Ai llccla Copper Company
Absorbs Nine Subsidiary by
; of northern Michigan wi'li Cal-
vniet & Ilccla Mining ( -oiepiii!.'- was
informally approved todii.v by tho
companies concerned Tins !iir!
, 6teps will be taken Thursday.
FRENCH OFFICER IS SLAIN
MiKilsh .Minister's Sn Avenges i':c
E.'.eution of Two XaJlvf.-.
McMlla, Morocco, Match 7.-- TJ.
ctlct cf the French military ir,:bHiou ut
Pes v.-aa killed iodiy by the eon of th..-
MocrUh ir.'nli'cr cf ..r bf
Kieui h officer bad cans-1
ti'jii cf tv ti natives.
a mi tmMm
I Mn i ! 'e
K i in brouc .'
Vi'iiiiil ', a Ml
j;,,y on a
J1!.. Manh T
n f or ii, an of i .
iiu nt of con iti i
I !.,;.! c
' CI ilol
to 1 1
V I.-, llll-
fiod na tried
lohu io -1 r.e
ccd him. The vf.f pr
mediately begin wb;re
AO w ks b Vi.
Chicago. March '
and o:ie mr.ri con;
L;.n.:iii jr. thr; I " ij i :
coit! today ti.at fb
j.;red t'ltimor.y u
- Foi. r v, omen
' .-ei jo .1 -ide
i :- t :.! .; ! ii-. ri t
y h a i : v : j i ; r -bei'f
employe-re, I't-ter K. and K. K.
lirimie. recent! roai ir teJ of i.'.e.,-
jijarganne n.' oti.-:. :n na.
1 ii;;, the coaff.fciuiib o' perjury, Jud.-e
K. K. Hrliii'c aa si-n-
tenced Vt 4 years Jrs-i-r.sca-
at arij '
nation, Praises Retir
ALLEGES VILn PLOT
Walter L. Fisher of Chicago,
VVno Succeeds, Is Strong
Washington, March 7.
Richard A. Ballinger today rc
No report signed as secretary of the in-
He will be succeeded
, by Walter L. Fisher of Chicago.
Rallinrrer tendered hi re.
o - - -
ination in a leter Jan. 19, bas
ing it t-ntirely upon the condi-
,l,n " nCallu.
t The president replied at
exrjresainc- confidence in
once expressing commence in
i Ballinger; his reluctance to ac-
cept the resignation and re-
! quested the secretary to re
main in office until the close of
the session of congress,
i : i : i : u k i i c i :o 1 1 st.
Immediately upon the ad
journment of congress Balling-
av rnnAiirn.l t Y a rnnnfiat Vi i Vl A
' be relieved at a date suiting
tnc president's convenience,
but immediately, if possible.
Today the president in a let
ter formally accepted the res
. JAIT IH.:i I. WW. FAITH.
" The president's letter of accept-
! vl - to the m.vernment and the pub-
lie. to know your motives, to know-
how you have administered your of
lice and to know the motives of thoso
who have iiuxnil.".! you. I do not
hesitate to shv vtU have beu tie
object of one of the most uns'trup
iulous conspiracy for clefamatlon of
(cha'acter that history can show."
i ii i on j im i: kk.ii r.
In the conclusion of hm letter tho
pre.sl-'."Tt declares "every fiber of mv
uatl're reljelj !itulnst Hiich hypocrlsv
frefcv'lf? to uttH' ks upon ltallinKer's
character) pud imtvih me to nVlit
aurh a combination and such nn-tb-oda
f tlie bitter end. b!l hii'-ccsh hi
th's .ni-'Pii'e may form u demorali
Icg precedent, but personal cormid.
erai'.en for you uiul yours in,iki-4 ui"
feel I lum no rlht to ask you for
ff.rth-T K".' rlfl'."
ti; t nut r i r.
7h pr' . '''-lit goes on to docl i' O
If evident h'l has been himself lb"
uitlunt.j V ! t of iittaek fuel Kan
tha to l,i 't upon l.ail ii f-r' r -manning
In "vi iih (ii-o; ' t -i of
fcrthet f'foi t 1 at-alri-t vmi, is !
fjij ! '( 1 . 'Ipf on V 'II in u " o' t! o
b' i'i'll thin 1 i,j ,1:1 (o linpo::."
1:1 1 1 iiim: i i.iioii-nti it.
'! ,'!r 'r b-ti'e l-'oodbv to hf fel.
I'.v i j'. ii-et. :ii' ! ili'T'i a ihe '.V hi'f
h' i 'ujdv. l! wan I he aft m-s-'
ion if th pr i!.-ii t- on 1 1 1 I i I ! i f.
h - Vvl'.l .'l'-eel lin h.i i'l he wo'ild
, leave fur ,-'e,itie an m n an pr. iLI-.
' I t s II I'lM IMU I III I l I .H.
'., ayo. Mar- h 7. 1 V alter I,.
, F'kl i-l', I lie lw'v , ,o , ' I e h'-i l e-
'..: nt i ; i,i '-'i. .r. 'i.ia 1 ' -1 i;e i f
I'l e!,t -H .-.t.ll'lll n-e Hl:.iOIerH in
lie .natter of om'i n.M inn of ti :i a ' f I
i u t- at 'I b.' '. al .:vh t.ikiti a
(lie;, I'll' rial in CirM UMi'.fi I )
has I- n . 'I 1 1 : 1 1 . - He- non!i-
r'l I'fwiji Willi.- of th-- ieubi' in
pa M v aiid pidii.ii, err iti Mi" 'h;.i;
'.lllibipal ote.,' J r-i.e, -buh I"
ureaiiid an 'I v. bib ha' dor.c i-,u-li
i t o p'i r ifv l.-x i ' no ' .' ! i'.
ii vs in i n i i-:s i 4 i..
. ,i 1 1 a' i i' M ' y i ' ' 1 r t ',- !'
! he v, if' 1 1 r ,'i. ; ! .- i' .i ..in 'l ili'f
street r. ilv.av i isl'ili. Iee.,tl v I
v ri rijiiioir l' ! tn'inb' r 'if Preii dci.t
li-if ' ("IT' rni- i"'i for th-- insegt!t;a
. lififi of tiie f ;?:' ii -' 'f T'-iii:t 'i .i
, of rant'. .id oto' I: ai.-l boi l I -suts
iSK 1 S (OHM I '. . I s.
Il'ston. Maich 7 - V. ill am .le;,-
Pr.vju. who n ' i -i -. ; ij in I'.ov
coiu tn ( r.' ed I. ii-.'!;. on I'.r 1 111, -
er -i i "fi -.':- t ion
hi Ii' C'hhl.r
to., a v. V, .'ioe . r
ml I ) not ki;-.
Ki.te r," 'aid liiy.-n, ' ' uiu-t I f
an improvement and th" n;iitry '
to be congratulated upon Ihe out-
l( oui" of the affair.
Cr.amp Cla'k 61.
Washington. March 7. Hi aker-' Vct
Clark w an 01 tod-v. If rc Iv-d
rpimber (.f con
I OLa Biioa j'iiits ol
of the e.y ii
...t . LtUx-fc .U-Jtulil
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