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ROCK ISLAND ARGTJ
SIXTIETH YEAR. NO. 144. MONDAY, APRIL 3, 1911. TEX PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS.
A VOTE FOR SCHRIVER IS A VOTE FOR THE PRINCIPLES OF
THE COMMISSION FORM OF MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT
National Commission Has
Not Authority to AI
- ter Circuit.
CASE IS SENT BACK
ThreeEye Representatives Get
Together in Another Effort
to Settle Controversy.
Chicago, April 3 (Special)
After wrestling five hours
with the Three-Eye league!
problem the national commis- j Life of Helm Committee De
sion this afternoon opened the : pends on Decision as to
doors of its executive session, ; Kohlsaat's Testimony.
admitted, all club representa-'
tives and newspaper men, and;0N $100,000 LORIMER FUND
August Herrmann, speaking for j
the commission said:
That the commission was;
inclined to sustain its former!
ruling, and, while it hoped that
the warring factions would! ,.,,.,,.,, .
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jret together, and form a 10- . , ...
8 ft ' among the senate members will cen-
club league as a basis of ad-. ter thia week on developmenlB of
JUBtment, it had no authority j tne Benate bribery investigation com
to make the paragraph pre-1 tnittee rather than on matters of
senting that suggestion, man-! legislation.
datory. ! Some of the senators believe the
"The commission," he said, j Iife of the Helm committee depends
. I entirely upon the senate's decision
would not assume jurisdiction . ,
as to the basis of adjustment,
but urged, that the club repre
sentatives get together and
solve the question themselves."
Mr. Johnson's office waSjtor Lorimer. This matter probably
turned over to the representa- I will be taken up by the senate Fri-
tives of the different chibs andJ d "understood that the testi-
they went into conference. mony of Senator Isley and Womack,
President Tearney and R. F. ho voted for Lawrence B. Stringer
. . v.a I during the senatorial deadlock; for-
iunseua repwicu iu mc,
full authority to act for the
southern clubs. M. H. Sextc
on behalf of the northern clubs
asked Tearney if he and Kin
sella had authority to agree on
an eight -club circuit as the
only way out of the difficulty.
Tearney replied in the affirma
tive. And that seems to set
The impression is, that the
northern clubs have won and
that the league will remain as ;
Chicago. April 3. (Special.) The
National Baseball commission met in
executive session at the offices of Ban
B. Johnson, president of the American
league. In the Fisher building here to
the Z anneal of
the final appeal of
day, to consider
the Three-Eye league for adjudication s
or uie long penning "
or tne long pending con.ror, lu, -;
lug the attemptea removal oi "anoo,
and the substitution of Quincy. The!
courts, sustained ny ooin me nauonai ;
association ana tne national commis-j
slon. upheld the contention of Water-!
loo for its retention in the league, it!
remained only for the body in ses-j
sion today to dispose of Quincy.
The commission, composed of B. B.
Johnson, presiaeni or in
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league, August nermiaiin ami j. . j
Lvnch. president or tne nauonai 1
leaen went into executive session at
10:30 and received the statement or , days In advance of Its schedule, it
both sides of the controversy. ! beat the record made by the turbine
(The statement in full of the north-1 steamer Mohano In 1908 by one day.
ern clubs appears on another rage of : There were 380 passengers, lnclud
today's Argus. Editor.) . ing many prominent travelers bound
sexto appears for .north. , for the coronation.
r 1 1 SuTinn vna tmirt1 In renre-
' . , ; D nmin Thompson Better.
pent the northern clubs and K. F. Kin-i r
fella the southern clubs. President West Swanzey, N. H., April 3.
Al Tearney of the Three-Eye league. A continued improvement was re
was also admitted to the hearing. i ported today in the condition of Den
The northern clubs were all repre! man Thompson, the veteran actor,
sented, H. E. Casteel appearing for ' who is ill at his home here.
I? rtU lclmnA nnl THL- TJ T ana flnH '
n ipiaiiu aim a . . . -
James T. Hayes for Davenport. M.
12. Justice of Keokuk, president cf the;
Central association was aiso present. '
After the commission had been in ses-j
slon an a hour and a half, the repre-j
senta'ives of the northern clubs were)
admitted, and then after a half hour s j
deliberation the committee went into Des 5Ioines, Iowa. April 3. To
tession to agree upon its decision. It day's vote on senator by the Iowa
is the impression that what disposi-. legislature: Deemer, 35; Kenyon,
'ion is to be made of Quincy is all that) 66; Porter, 4S; absent or not voting,
is troubling now. ?; necessary to elect. "5.
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow for
Rock Island, Davenport, Moline
Unsettled weather with rain or
enow tonight or Tuesday, not much
change In temperature. The temper
ature tonight will be near the freez
Temperature at 7 a. m. 31. Highest)
yesterday 35. lowest last night 31.
Precipitation .54 inch.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. IS
1 miles per hour.
Stage of water 2.6, a rise of .2
1 in last 4 8 hours.
j Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 93,
! at 7 a. m. 94.
Slowly rising stages in the Miss
issippi will prevail from below Du
; buque to Muscatine.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun sets 6:23. rises 5:34; moon sets
11:46 p. m.: 12:30 a. m.. eastern time.
f all Jupiter's bright satellites seen east
SENATE MAY TRY
TQ FORGE EDITOR
I Kefual to Divulge Source of Infor
mation Causes Complaint
editor of the Chicago Record-Herald.
sfiaTl' be'Tompelled to divulge the
source of information which he
claims to have as evidence that
Sl 00 000 was raised to elect Sena-
mer rnited states Senator Albert J
Hopkins, and Carl H. Burgett of
Newman. 111., house doorkeeper, will
be heard by the bribery committtee
before the citation of Mr. Kohlsaat
at the bar of the senate.
FIGHT ANTI-PASS BIUU
With the opening of this week's
session will come a big fight on the
administration's anti-pass bill, which
already has been defeated for rec-1
ommendatlon by the senate railroads (
committee, but which since has been 1 t
recommitted to that committee. ! eric Crowninshield. director of the j reconstruction may be completed to- treaties, will readily agree to a revi
The fireworks will start with the i American academy here, and two day and that the new ministry will ap- Uion of the HayachH.ansdowne treaty
caning up 01 ine rmuiuuuu wun-ii. u;st.uacntg named enamoeriain ana rair-
adopted, will place the anti-pass bill
on the senate calendar on the or-
; der of second reading, tiovernor
Deneen feels confident the bill will
pass the senate, but is somewhat
doubtful as to its success in the
Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock
a public hearing on the full train
crew and the employers' liability will
th mittee on j
. . . ,,, Tw, vOQr
labor, mines and mining. The hear
ing. which is to be held in the sen-
jate chamber, will
be attended by
ffong and ranroad labor or-!,V
in employers nsou-
ify hm hag bepn advanced to second
aiioTDAI I AM I IUCD
AUO I nMLI All LirtXn
SETS A NEW RECORD
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t cltorta. a. April j. Breas.ng
Vcitorla, B. C. April 3. Breaking
VaMonail&n records, the steamer Makura
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rivea yesteraay irom Australia mreeisione ana iiea 10 tne Deit Dy a cord
KENYON IS STILL
10 VOTES SHORT
Friends Believe Missing
Rome Student a Mur
IS CAST INTO RIVER
Further Identification of Amer
ican Youth Attacked in
Rome, April 3. Dr. Welsford. who
attended Henry Lawrence Wolfe, the
missing art Btudent whose body is sup
posed to have been found in the riv
er Tiber yesterday, called at the
morgue today accompanied by Fred-
Taft (to the new waiter)
They all knew Wolfe well, and today
they viewed the body taken from the
river. All were convinced it was that
of the missing student and they were
particularly impressed by the fact!
that the underclothing was of the kind
worn by Wolfe.
Dr. Welsford measured the head of
the dead man and found that it corres
j HURRYING THE ORDER
that of Vo e in point of 1 -1Th thc relilous P
Paea to mat or woi.e in point orith .
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! to erst doubt on the identification!
w i.Mr. .s,t ....... I
I t-jp uluiivo any Kiiunu iu iittVH nten
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v it. a u j a 1 1. , 1 j 1 izao i c 1.10 o :
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ling man alwavs wore suspenders '
held up by a belt, whereas the miss
! Dr. Welsford said he had been un- -.-J..
iable to find any trace of wounds ex-! phkmif.r is srrpoRTF.n.
icept one deep cut on the breast which! Canalejas is supported both by pub
imiffht have caused Heath. Vmm nil He opinion in Madrid and the prov-
lthe circumstances he is of the opinion lnc'8 and aH Potions of the liberals,
'that Wolfe was murdered in a resort'88 as m&n' 'onservatives. It
and hjs bod thrown in lhe riyer to;9
ar-;conceai ,he crime. He thinks that a 1
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ana inai me laner wore in two ana
let the body rise to the surface.
PECULIAR SITUATION CONFRONTS
COMING SESSION OF CONGRESS
Washington. April 3. The interest-1 will show some remarkable changes to the representatives of the party
Ing - situation of a democratic house from the last session. In the house the which is to gafher up the house reins,
and a republican senate meeting to ; democrats will show a gain of 54 mem- vetf.r' sextor Mlh.,xr
airCl UIlUBUttI aicuuuu llf i"c luu- ; mc Buviaiiai menu yci . nv iri gri JL
vening of the Sixty-second congress in ! Milwaukee, accounting for the differ
extraordinary session at noon tomor-jence in the equation,
row. The political complextion of the I gy reason of the changes resulting
two branches of congress are: i f rom the elections last November, new
House Democrats, 22S; republicans, - faces will be seen not only in the mem
1(50; socialist, 1; vacancies, 2 ( the j bership of the house, but in the whole
Ninth Iowa and Second Pennsylvania j organization. Republican employes in
districts). great number will en out and their
Senate Republicans. 5": democrats, j
41; vacancy, 1 (from Colorado
CH4Sr.ES IX PERSOWEI..
The roll calls in the two branches
CAN ALE J AS BACK:
FOR NEW CABINET
King Alfonso Prevails Upon
Prime Minister to Continue
His Old Position.
CRISIS IS ABRUPTLY ENDED
Invitation Is Accepted on Condition
That Proposed Changes Are
Madrid, April 3. The ministerial
crisis, which appeared fraught with the
j greatest possibilities, seems to have
ended as abruptly as it began. It has
resolved itself, seemingly to the gen
eral relief, into a second reconstruc
tion of the Canalejas ministry.
King Alfonso, on hla arrival from
Seville yesterday afternoon, immediate
ly received Senor Canalejas and re
quested him to continue in power. The
premier agreed on condition that be be
permitted to make such changes in the
cabinet as he deemed necessary. To
this the king readily assented.
The premier hopes that the work of
Now, I hope you won't keep us waiting all summer before we get this
pear in the cortes without delay. The 'of 1905, if this should be found to
retiring ministers probably will be interfere with the terms of the Anglo
ncnorai Amur minister of xt-ho i American treaty.
was mainlv responsible for the crisis
ky hjs aftJtIlde ,n demanding that the
Ferrer debate be suspended immedi-
ately by a vote of the majority, and
Senor Cobian, minister of finance, who
j appears never to have been wholly In
It is understood tnat one of the first
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8tP r the Pmier will be to relieve
Ithe captain general of Madrid of his;to
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command. The continuation of Senor
ianaiejas in power in universally re-
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earded as the only possible solution
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generally believed that he alone is
capable of preventing the Ferrer case
st.v ArfiTnnlni, tntf A Qnonloli.n...
-ve, - -""-".7-
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ment to the present difficulties.
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places will he filled hv Homnrrati
(Choice rooms in the capitol and in the,:
iv.,e m y.n ,t,
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hv the rennhlirann will he tnrrtnitoroH '
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JAPAN FOR A
Announces It Will Not
ARBITRATION IS GOAL
Proposed to Cover All Disputes
Between Three Nations
Washington, April 3. The Japanese
government In an effort to carry out
all reasonable peace provisions and
conventions among the great powers
and desirous not to stand in the way
of pending negotiations for arbitration
rr.i,4 kl I
lis the result
and received yesterday
of important and hurried
exchanges 6ince Friday between the
Japanese embassy and the foreign of
fiee at Tokio. The circumstances
that led to it were purely theoretical.
b,lt notwithstanding this they have re-
snireH n an imnnrt.nt
jtrtx 01 i k m 4t
1 ,,,UK A-
In fakinK the stand of beinz ready
revise th Anelo-.TannnM trtv
th .thnntiM .,f r, "
are acting on the assumption that the
convention nf rIv tuam a o-. mo.. k
ironvenuon or six years ago may he
found to clash with the arbitration
agreement between the I'nited States
and Great Britain. As this contin
gency was widely published Friday,
even if without color of official poal
tiveness, the Japanese embassy lost
no time in transmitting to the home
office the point of view it sought to
It appears according to Information
about this matter obtained yesterday
Ingtea,i Gf the 53 republicans who oc
cupied seats in the senate on March 4,
there will be only 50 tomorrow. The
ranks of the minority will be Increas
ed from 32 to 41, and to 42 when the
vacancy in Colorado is filled. There i Cincinnati, April 3. George B.
was one vacancy in the last sesHion Cox' after three days' absence fol
caused by the death o the lare Senator ,owlnK the return of a fresh indict-
Hughee of Colorado.
More notable even than the iar I
number of new faces In the er,iite i
i'he house will be the absence of o !
" m u. ,
that Japan wishes to go on record as
being ready to support, both in prac
tice as well as in spirit,' its policy
of good understanding and friendly
terms with both the United States
and Great Britain. Feeling that it
has nothing to lose by permitting the
Anglo-American pact to go through
and that nothing In Japanese states
manship may suffer from Its enact
ment, Japan will Inform the two prin
cipals through Its ambassadors of Its
As heretofore stated, the intention
has always been to form an arbitra
tion triumvirate by participation of
Japan, England and the United States.
Since the plan's inception, however,
the condition of international affairs
has been such as to cause a change
in the method of carrying out the arbi
tration conventions. The result is ex
pected to be the same.
There is no question that as soon as
the Japanese attitude becomes thor
oughly known some of the Inherent
diplomatic suspicions existing against
Japan In some foreign official quarters
will be destroyed. Japan's action
wholly unsolicited is anticlpative of
the reported belief of some senators
and others that the Anglo-American
treaty would not pass the senate be
cause of the Japanese treaty with En
gland . As there is no definite know-
ledge or at least it is not yet admit
ted that the provisions of the one
will not be antagonistic to the other,
Japan's stand will remain Informal for
the time being
It is believed that the influence in
this matter is traceable to Baron
Cchida, the Japanese ambassador.
The president's invitation to the am
bassador to talk over matters and the
reply Emperor Mutsuhito sent the
president are both facts that lend col
or to the nature of the whole transac
tion. PROMISE SCANDALS
IN WARNER'S TRIAL
Danville Young Man, Charged With
Murder, Seeks to Prove an
Danville, 111,, April 3. The case of
Fred Warner, charged with the mur
der of Mrs. EUle Cochran, whose mu
tilated body was found in a secluded
spot near this city last October, was
called in the circuit court this morn
ing. Both sides announced their
readiness to proceed with the trial
and the selection of a jury was imme
diately begun. The case promises to
be one of the most stubbornly fought
in the history of Vermilion county.
"Hrner, who comes irom a wen to ao
family, and has engaged several at -
torneys to defend him. will seek to
prove an abili, it being his contention
that he was not with Mrs. Cochran
on the night she was murdered. One
of his attorneys stated this morning
that several scandals were likely to
develop before the trial is completed.
CLEVER GIRL THIEF
CAUGHT BY POLICE
Seventeen-year-old Offender Foils
Minneapolis Authorities Three
Months Rifles Mail.
Minneapolis, April 3. For throe :
months the police department of j
Minneapolis, private detective ngen- j
cies and even federal postoffice in-'
spectors have been foiled by slender, j
dark-haired Gertrude Munroye, in .
ankle length dresses, .who says she
is 17 years old. and doctors, law-1
yers, real estate men and business
been victimized, their
mall rifled, their checks stolen and
cashed and valuable documents lost. !
The girl, who has eluded the com
bined forces of the law for so long, I
w a o arraatArl Trkct ArH a v sa I
markable cunnlne and' darin the!ra' "lare the Insurrectos captured
girl had picked out only such offices
as were visited by a number of peo
ple at all hours of the day. No
one thoueht of the nrettv littl
schoolgirl who had Inquired timidly I
if the doctor or lawyer was in. Like !
a shadow she came and went. She !
confessed at once to the theft of I
the letters found on her, but denied i
she had taken any others until bit
after bit of circumstantial evidence
was brourht against her. The high
est known amount is $60, received
by cashing a draft stolen in a letter
from a lawyer's office.
Vetoes Sunday Ball BUI.
Lincoln, Neb., April 3. Governor
Aldricb today vetoed Senator Bart
Hng's bill legalizing Sunday baseball.
BOSS COX BACK
TO FACE CHARGE
ment charging him with perjury on
Friday, appeared in court shortly b
,ore noon today. No announcement
as lo wnere ne na Deen or wny he;
absented himself was made.
absented himself was made. Bond 1
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was furnished in the sum of $1,000.
Find Force Which Took
Aldama is Without
FELLED LIKE RABBITS
Maderos Arrive in El Paso to
Plan for Peace Con
ference. Chihuahua. Mexico. April 3. Thirty
four rebels were killed and scores were
wounded in a clash between a detach
ment of 350 federal soldiers and 150
insurrectos at Aldama Friday night.
The insurrectos are said to have
been shot down like rabbits in a run
ning fight following a surprise attack
by the federals. Diaz's soldiers declare
they lost only four men killed, two of
whom were lieutenants who led the
federals in the chase.
The rout followed an orgy which the
insurectos staged after they had
marched into Aldama without resist
ance early on Friday.
attack a srnrnisK.
Not anticipating attack, their officers
issued invitations to a dance and then
began the killing of 20 head of cattle,
announcing that they were preparing
the beef for the supper of 1,000 rebels
encamped some distance south of the
city of Chihuahua.
At the dance both the rebel host?
end their guests drank heavily, and
late in the night the lnsurrecto camp
was pitched in a grove near the edge
of town. No rebel sentries were out
when the federals launched their at
tack, and few of the rebels had their
guns. They fled toward the town anil
were shot down as they ran.
Among the rebel dead are Captains
Francisco and Jose Portlllo, brothers.
El Paso. Texas. Ai'il 3. Interest
here in the Mexican , ; situation to.
! day centers in Franc isco I . Madero. Sr
and Alfonso Madero. who arrived in Kl
; Paao last night presuinably cn a lnis.
sion of peace.
While maintaining a complete slkncc
regarding the reason for their pr?n
ence here, the father and brother of
the lnsurrecto loader intimated that de
velopments might be expected within
the next few days, and if is believed
they are here to await the arrival of
messengers from lnsurrecto chiefs
bringing the Hrma upon which they
will consent to a cessation of hostili
ties. That these terms must be formu
lated by the men in the flld wan de
clared by Alfonso Madero last night.
That' the elder Madero's influence
will be Ktroillflv for neiire la the ulal...
rnont of ,hoff,wno lalm to ktlr,w nig
attitude. The father of the insurrocto
leader. It is said, has never given the
movement his whole-hearted support
and would welcome the end of the w ar
upon reasonable terms,
fatiikr i kc.f.h io
(v.rler uho loft fr'.K- i'.,.,..,
chief's camp near Chihuahua a few
days ago are now believed to have car
tied messages from the cider Madero,
j and these. It la surmised, urged the
son to make for peace.
Mall advices from Magdalena. Sono-
three wagon loads of ammunition
which were belnK sent from Hermo
fcillo to the federal garrison at ITres.
' nR agon train was guarded by rur-
aIf'8 aml "l"1 Indians, and it was
fi,a,f'1 there was heavy loss on both
WILL CONTINUE CUT
RATES ON MEDICINE
Washington. April 3. The at
tempt to put the ban on "cut rates"
in proprietary medicines in this coun
try today received the unqualified
disapproval of the supreme court of
the United States. That tribunal
declined, in an opinion by Justice
Hugheq, to give its aid to such an
attempt on the ground that it would
afford the manufacturers of medicine
an unlawful monopoly.
Mob, Certain of .Man. Hangs Him to
Montgomery. Ala., April t.
While in the hands of a mob con
veying him to his victim for Iden
tification, a Pike county negro con
fessed to the crime. The mob halt
ed and hanged the negro to a tele-
graph pole. Scores of bullets were
shot into the swinging body before
,u'u uuu' "lu'
the mob dispersed.