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ROCK ISLAND ARGUS.
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SIXTIETH YEAH NO. 186.
MONDAY, MAY 22, 1911.
ritlCE TWO CENTS.
French Minister of War
Killed and Premier
RESULT OF ACCIDENT
Aviator in Paris to Madrid
Race Loses Control and
Death Toll of Aeroplanes
May 21 Maurice Bertcaux.
French minister of war. .
. . Issy les Molineaux
May 17 A. V. Haitle
May 11 II. IJekemfller. Berlin
May lO Lieutenant George
Me E. Kelly. U. S. A
fort Sam Houston
May ft Rene Yallon . Shanghai
April 14 Lieutenant Bya-
Mn of French army
March 'M Paul Kayscr ....
March !i William O. Pnrves
........ Baton Rouge, La.
I'eh ftXoel anl Dclatore . .
Feb. (i Lieutenant Stein f
(iermau army . . . Iceberitz
Killed in lOll to date . ..K
Killed in 1O10 4
Killed in 11WIO 4
Killed in 1UOH 1
Paris, May 22. Antoine E. Monis.
the French premier, minister of the
interior, who was seriously injured
yesterday when an aeroplane dashed
into a group of government officials
who uaa gamereu rawe mimary neia .
c issy-s-jaoruineaux to witness tne!tlon on one Eide of the fleld and ne
start or tne Pans-to-Maand race
ing Henri M. Berteaux. French minis
ter of war, and injuring two other men,
passed a quiet night. His condition at
noon today was satisfactory. No com
plications have set in.
. tio" rv moirmng.
The disaster yesterday plunged the
whole French nation into grief nd the
death of Minister of War Berteaux is
mourned throughout the republic as a
national loss. Today the body of the
minister is lying in state at the minis
try of war. The funeral is expected to
take place Friday, to be conducted
with full national honors. The army
will go into memrnlng for 30 days.
' L05ES cu.N'TitOL. j
Paris, May 22. France paid a tenl-
ble toll yesterday for Its magnificent
endeavor to attained supremacy of t;se
air when a monoplane, the driver of
which had lost control, plunged into a
group of members of the cabinet who
had ga:hered to witness the stan of
the race from Paris to Madrid, K'..:i.s
the minister and injuring the minis
ter of the interior his son and a
w-ell-known sportsman. The dead:
HENRI MAl'HICK BERTKAVX.
minister of war.
Antoine Eimmanurl Ernest M r is.
premier and minister cf the in'erior.
Antoine Monis, son of the premier.
Henri Peutsch Pe La Mourthe. the
cged 'patron of aeronautics, automol.i'.
lng and other sports.
A large number cf cher p-.'-vu-; f
tote had narrow escapes f: oru injury..
T. . . . . ; be fc. lowed In the rule of the local. Deputy Marshal Xea! Canady who wa3
The accident occurred on the aria-j c,rpan;,iVlon, lt ls understood, by;calledto the scene. A crowd pursued
V, l ISSV!f t-??: Mayor Julius Fleischmann. ;the negro, caught him in a swamp.
,0.000 persons had gathered to see- Crx stated yestPrdar he was not,hanPed him and Riled his body with
the start of the race. !tird cf political rule here. but!bj.'-'s
M. Train was piloting the nu ro- rf)t hr that the recent ,ndictraent of j This ,s the ,ynchln ,n
pane that wrought such havoc. A ith f hij., bv tne grand ury for perjury ! gwamsboro within 10 days.
1 im in the car was M Po u.'.er, n ;.;is-; had ter(jed to weaken the organiza-j
-nger. .Neither or se men wr.s
Injured. The machine was wrecked. '
'linister of War L?rtea,i was J.y-i
ribly mangled. The bwiftly icvolr-j Lockout in Textile Factories,
ing propeller cut o!T cleanly hl5 Ic.' Munster, Prussia. May 22. A lock
firm, which was found 10 feet olrt in the textile manufacturing dis
Ircm the -.pot whe;e he was struck: trict was declared today. Ten thous
tbe back of his head was cr';oi In, jaa(i oreratives are affected,
bis throat gashed and the who;? of hist
left side cut and lacerated.
PRFMIKK 1" DEK WRKC KA(.F.
Premier Monis was buried betiea'h
the wreckage of the monop'.sr.e. lie
was taken out as quickly a- posibie
and examined by military surgeons,
who found that he had sustained com
pound fi.C'u'L-- of i-e Kute-j 'n til"
right leg, that his r.oe wa broken,
his face hadly brulr-ed and tait there
wr; lf.tes on the o"east and h5j
M. Deutsch end the son of Premier
Mo::ls wrre not seriously hurt.
Air.one those who had narrovi' et
care from Injury was M. Lepin. tiie
p'fect of police.
AHKne kri.v. j in the harbor. The airship was chris-
Prerc'.er Monis a :d Minister Lor-' n r.vl the May Fly. The airship is 502
'-i .s and thflr party arrived at thjfeet in length and of rigid type, with
aviation field about 6 o'clock in the, a
Ciorcir-s, shortly after Roland Carrot,
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow for
Rock Island, Davenport, Molina
Unsettled weather, with probably oc
casional Bhowers tonight and Tues-
'day; continued warm.
! Temperature at 7 a. 63; highest
yesterday, 80; lowest last night, 60.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m, 3 miles
Relative humidity, at 7 p. m. 81, at
7 a. m. 8.
Stage of water, 2.7, a rise of .1 In
laet 48 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun seta 7:12. rises 4:32; moon rises
2.-04 a. m.; 8:46 p. m moon in conjunc
tion with Mars, passing from west to
east of the planet, 2V degrees south
thereof; 11:30 p. m., eastern time, Jupi
ter's satellites Nos. 1 and 2 missing;
planet Mercury begins to be risible, J
iow in east, rising Derore the sun;
sun midway between Pleiades and
ELaydes in Taurus.
M. Beaumont and M. Gibert had start
ed In the race.
The great line of spectators border
ing: the flying field was being he'd
; rigid hy a largo force of soldiery, who,;
; however, permitted the ministerial
j party and some half hundred oilier j
t persons of distinction to walk across i
;the field to a noint where they could
cet a better view down the course and
see the airmen r.s they rose from th';
starting point and flew in their direc
FAVORITE If AS FALL..
"While- the great assemblage cheeied
madly the minister saw Pierre Ved-
who had been picked by many
as the probable winner of the race,
j mount easily from the "ground and
head down the aerodrome, only sud
denly to capsize and fall, but emerge
j nnhurt from the wreckage of his ma
chine. Train meanwhile had taken his
position ar the starting line, levers iu j
ihand and with M. Bounier beside him. j
j The breeze had been steadily fresi-,
icning and the meteorological observer
in the Eiffel tower telephoned that his
i gauge showed a velocity of close to so
.miles an hour.
i i rain, now ever, ien ine grouuu. i
A - I
cending swiftly he circled The great
field, curving round to the starting
line and then flying down the course!
at a I'l-rnile an hour gait, the machine
roc! ing in tl'e gusty wind. At this mo-j
men! it was observed by the com i
, , . . , . i
iiuioaiaut-ol. tti-e-tr oops that tbecrowtrsr
were breaklng the line of the forma-
dispatched a troop of cuirassiers to
get liiem hack in order. The cuiras
siers galloped across the field, break
ing into double lines as they went. ;
Train's monoplane here swooped t.
ward the earth under the impulse of
fin air flnrrr nnrl if nnriaroi) n
thougu the aviator was a bun- to dash dered to a Anz representatives of a ; cards at Kaylor last night. Dick Sen
into the cavalry. The pilot s atteu- mob' w ho presented themselves to the!drlo R mllier lt is alleged, shot and
tion seemed momentarily to haw ' in,d fho,wed , h,? a fgrara t"r-' killed his brother, Charles Sendrio,
been diverted from his course, and Porting to an horize him to surrender! Andrew and Rocco BraItis, two
he made a quick return to the left.
lf.v. ;,rd where the t.artv of officials '
wS s...-.ndin. Then he lost control of f'd to he a bous onP
!:he craft altogether, and it dashed vio-i shhikks bktrav trap.
,lent!y into the ministerial group. j Within a block of the jail the prison
i The impact knocked M. Berteaux ! ers and guard were joined by other
The impact knocked M.
1 ft awoy. where he lay In
t f blood, badly mangled, while undr .
the wreckage of the monoplane lay
Premier Monis, his son and M. j
' Deiitseb. Train and M. Bounier
emerged from the wreck uninjured, i
COX QUITS FOR THE
GOOD OF THE PARTY
Ohio Boss, Indicted. Itesiirns
Mavor I'le-.rhiuann Prob
ably Succeed Him.
22. George B. !
Cnx. the ruler of Cincinnati's poll:-
ica! de5t:ny, who stepped down and;
o.;t of that position in a public state-
merit issued yesterday morning, will
Jlon nnd that he thought a change
0f ir-adershio would be best.
Barrow in-Furne6s, England, May 2.
Great Britain's first naval airship,
! the construction of which was sur
rounded with much secrecy, was suc
cessfully launched today and is now
anchored behind wind screens erected
blunt rose tapering to a pointed
Senator Attacks Taft for
tivities. OFFERS AMENDMENTS
Would Reduce Existing Duties
on Farm Products Only
Washington. May 22. Senator Nel
son of Minnesota attacked' President
Taft today before the senate finance
committee for seeking to prevent the
senate from amending the reciprocity
bill. He declared the constitution
made the senate part of the treaty-making
power of the country, and offered
WOIXD CIT BIT HALF.
Nelson's amendments would reduce
j about one-half the. existing rates on
! t&rm products. To put farm products
' T Vi fmi lia V. .4 Ail n nrOa Iaiv.
luv lire iiol, uk: uruait, " " o i -, -
lslation directly against the farmer.
r EVADIN CO8TITLTIO?r.
"The president is evading the consti
tution of the United States," he as-
i serted, "when he tries to force the
6enate to accept the agreement as pre
sented." SIX NEGROES
i Florida Mob Gets Possession of
j Prisoners hv Means of a
FAKE MESSAGE TO SHERIFF
B. , . , , ,....,
Black Accused ol Complicity m Mur-
'-" " 3 r -
der Negro Preacher Strung
Up in Georgia.
Lake City. Fla., May 22. By means
of a skilfully laid plot, six negroes
were taken from jail here yesterday
morning and lynched.
The men were held' on charges of
complicity in murder and w-ere suiren-
a' - 1 Bieaasc laier prov-
members of the mob, which quietly
ook the victims just outside the cUy
iinnts and there lynched them.
The shrieks of tne negroes when
they discovered they were trapped
aroused other negroes in the city, but
when the latter arrived on the scene
of the lynching the mob had complet
ed its work.
By daybreak the entire negro popu
lation was on the streets and only the
'quiek organization of a patrol has pre
an,j i vented the outbreak of a race wai.
;.Many of the negroes are preparing to
i leave, but foeljng is running high
'among others, and a conflict between
I blacks and whites before morning is
I.YXfH SEBHO PREACHER.
Swainsboro. Ga., May 22. Bea
Sn;ith. n old neero nreacher
ivncnM ia!e Satrday night after he
had shot his wife and fatallv wounded
PROBE WEATHER BUREAU
Complaint From Farmers Will Be
Looked Into by Congress.
Washington, May 22. Complaints
by farmers and fruit growers In the
west that the weather bureau's fore
casts canot be depended on and that
disastrous results to crops have often
followed erroneous predictions, form
the basis of the decision reached by
the house committee on expenditures
on the agricultural department to In
vestigate the weather bureau. The
committee also will examine inu
charges by James Barry, former chief
of the cllmatological division of the
weather brueau, against the man
agement of the bureau.
A WHOLE FAMILY KILLED
Ohioam Wife and Two Children Die
Vhr-n Buggy Is Struck.
Newark, Ohio, May 22. The en
tire family of D. W. Dodson of Heb
ron was wiped out yesterday when
an Interurban car on the Newark di-!1
vision of the Ohio Electric railway
cfpnlkk- ttiU Vn. m mA Villa. T A t
'so, agad 30; Mrs. Dodaon, of the
l" '";brothers and aiSo fatally wounded
When he has adopted the suggestion of Captain Mac Ilwaine, R-
in honor of the king.
same age, and their two little girls,
aged 7 and 4.
According to officials of the rail
way the Dodsons were riding east
along the highway which flanks the
electric line, a mile east of Hebron,
and were passing a westbpund car
when their horse became frightened
and plunged across the track. Bell,
the motorman," was unable to stop
his car in time to prevent the colli
sion. THREE MURDERED
IN A GAilE0F ARDS1
Ace in Deck' Lead to Fatal
Shooting at Kaylor,
Kittanning, Pa., May 22. Three
men were murdered and one fatally
shot during a quarrel in a game of
I waiter nuiuibu. it io virtiiiitru uui-
j ing the game five aces were found
in a deck of cards.
IS A "HIGH" ON THE
Weather Bureau Thus Explains Ina
bility to Deliver Cool Wave
Washington, May 22. An un
friendly "high," holding sway off
the Atlantic coast, has baffled all
attempts of several friendly "lows";
moving eastward, from the Rocky
mountains to bring relief from the
1 ,4 n-ara n-hirh haji AnvAlnnpH h
eastern states for
nearly a ween.
This was the
explanation of the
weather bureau today
tinued hot weather.
for the con-;
MILAN MAN BUYS GARAGE
P. W. Palmer Secures Large Estab
lishment at Kewaneew
Kewanee, 111., May 22 P. W. Tai
mer of Milan, LI., has purchased from
M. Matheson the controlling interest
in the Matheson automobile com
pany. The change has become effect
ive and Mr. Palmer is here and in
charge of the business. The garage
is one of the largest in this part of
ANDY A WILLING
Washington, May 22. Andrew
Carnegie notified the house "steel
trust" investigating committee that
he is willing to appear before lt and
no subpoena is necessary to insure
his presence when desired.
Washington, May 22. The special
committee of the house elected to in
vestigate the United States Steel cor
poration began its work today.
NEW SECRETARY OF
VAR IS SWORN IN
Washington, May 22. Henry L.
Stimion of New York was today sworn
s secretary of
! Dickinson, resigned
r'.r nT-& In fia ftf ViA fjltvA-
THE NEW JOHN BULL
SENATE DEMOCRATS VOTE
TO REOPEN LORIMER CASE
Washington, May 22. An immediate
investigation by the committee on
privileges and elections of the renewed
charges that Lorimer is not entitled to
his seat will be demanded by the demo
cratic senators when La Follette calls
up his resolution for an inquiry this
afternoon in-the- seiwe. Tlrtslecifclun'
was made this morning at a meeting
of the senate democratic steering com
mittee. The meeting was secret and lasted
two hours. All of the evidence adduc
ed by the investigations of the Illinois
legislature will be utilized and several
witnesses are said to be held in read
iness. INTEREST SHIFTS TO SEVATE.
Washington, May 22. While the pro -
19. flFP THE MAP
io urrinc iimr.
Rock Island Not Considered in
Connection With the New
ALED0 TO MUSCATINE NOW
Committeemen Hold Meeting
With Chicago Promoting Firm
and Discuss Route.
n.w Tni.. j t . wv irs.4. Tn n 1 n
Prairie Interurban map. At a meeting of
the joint committee which took up the!
project here today with Nash, Dowdle
j & Co., a Chicago promoting firm, it I
wo a rier1riort that thn rrtarl 1f hnllt !
( snouia connect aiuscaime ana Aieuo,
passing near enough to Buffalo Praiiln
to justify a good sized subscription for
bonds in that township.
The promoters met with representa
tives from Aledo and Buffalo Prairio
at the New Harper at noon. It was
stated that Muscatine t-tood ready to
take $125,000 worth of bonds and that
Aledo and the people living along the
proposed route would buy heavily. The
engineer of the promoting firm said a
road to Rock Island would not be a
revenue producer operated as an inter
As has been noted, the Rock Island
Southern now has a proposition under
consideration to build a road from
Aledo to Muscatine, and is now making
MURRAY KEEPS HIS JOB
Refuses Presidency of Bank and Will
fctick as Controller.
Washington, May 22. Controller of
the Currency Murray today declined
the presidency of the First National I
bank of Pittsburg. Murray announced '
he would serve out his term as control- j
Ier, w hich expires in 1&13.
TWO . TRAINMEN
Fatal Accident on the Son Line at
Waukegan, I1L, May 22. Fire
man James Carey and Conductor
Fred Miller, both of Fon du Lac. Wis.,
were killed and a third trainman
fatally injured in a head on colli- i
sion today of two freight trains on
th Soo line near Gray's Lake.
X., that all Englishmen wear beards
longed debate on the resolution admit
ting Arizona and New Mexico was still
in order today in the house, chief in
terest in legislative affairs shifted to
the senate when the Lorimer case
again demanded atlentloh. '' -Today's
jVmSesl''wilf'"beovertire adoption' of
Zt X X" TT
the Lai Follette resolution prcrrlding for
the reinvestigation of the Lorimer
case, or its reference to the commit
tee on privileges and elections.
The hearing before .the finance com
mittee of the senate on the reciprocity
bill was resumed today with the pros -
pect of continuing throughput the
T0 HOLo conference
Two Days Meeting of the Rock Is
land District Swedish Pas
The Rock Island district of the
Lutheran churches will meet tomor-
Swedish Lutheran church. Fourth
Foimoenth 8treet. Rev,
h,. Q. Lindblad of Moline will preach
I the opening sermon. Rev. W . K.
' T t: j ir a rT c t IT'oirTiirkrt frkTcro ti 1 1 1 alert
fP' h's . sermon to be , in Eng hsh
eanesaa morning ki j ociock,
1 i-.ru i I 1 r. o i u c r n r o I lilii.' in nc3 cziit"'
there will be a pastoral business ses
At 10:30 Rev. C. A. Blomgren
will deliver an address to the pastors.
the afternoon at 2 o'clock there
, . . . , .
win ur: ri uau iiijLii jl ij I (l y i I aiiti nrr-
i Rev. C
ed by the district president.
P. Kdblom of Andover. At
i 2:40 there will be a discussion of the
l subject of "Prayer." Rev. Edward
Stark of New WlndBor, Rev. Ulric
Rundquist or bwedona and Rev. H.fels In Iwer California. Though the
P. Ottoson of Ophiem will each pre-j rebels there have never been allied
sent different points under the gen- with the Madero movement, tho rebel
, eral subject, and their addresses will
ne followed iy a general discussion. ! sages to Lower California urging ao
The concluding service will be at j ceptane of the conditions agreed upon
7:45 Wednesday evening. Thursday hPre. should they refuse, an armed
is Ascension day and that will be the j expedition, which probably will be led
theme for the service. Rev. P. J. Bo- j ,)y Paacilal orozoo, is to be sent to
dine of Orion will preach in Swe-' Hubdue them
dish and Rev. I. O. Nothstein of
Grace English Lutheran church will
preach in English.
ON WITH RACE;
Paris, May 22. Pierre edrine, un- L.
! dismayed by his own accident yester
Iday. when just prior to the disaster in
whicn the French minister of war was
Kiiiea, liis macaine euaueniy capsizea
and a8 wrecked, again started in the
Paris-to-Madrid race this morning. M.
Train, who caused yesterday's disas
ter, did not start.
At 7:50 Vedrine arrived at Angoul-
ne, having covered 273 miles in 3 j
hours 33 minu'es. Judges announced
j Vedrlne has broken the record for a
'long distance cross country flight.
Mexico Assumes Normal
Aspect as News of
AGREEMENT IS SIGNED
Rebel Troops Now Ready to
Assist in Putting Down
Outlaw Bands. . .
Juarez, Mexico, May 21. Officially
designated representatives of the Mex
ican government and the revolution
ists 'at 10 o'clock last night signed a
peace agreement at the customs house
here intended to end hostilities that
have been waged in Mexico for the
last six months.
Though covering only the principal
points negotiated thus far, the agree
ment practically records the conces
sions by the government of those de
mands which started on Nov. SO la&t,
an armed revolution In 'Mexico. Te'e
grams announcing the signing of the
agreement were dispatched through
out Mexico to revolutionary and feder
al leaders alike.
coxsTiTi-Tiofr rxi wat.
Constitutional restrictions prevent
ed the inclusion in the agreement of
the fact that the rebels will be per
mitted to suggest to vai.'ious state leg
islatures the names of provisional gov
ernors and likewise thel'act that six of
the eight members of the new cabinet
have been chosen by ! the revolution
ists, but the agreement records that
President Diaz and IVice President
Corral will resign and fiat the govern
ment is to concentrate its attentions
n, desired reforms, - :;,. .
' r " HEA LTElrE AT- LAST.
Juarez,, May 22. Tranquility of an
officially' declared variety possessing
the normal atmosphere of real peace
reigns in northern Mexico today for
the first time in six months. Messages
are being flashed today over all wires
and by courier to remote' parts of the
country announcing that last night's
1 Pnco agreement deflnifely ended hos-
"""s hot ween the revolutionists and
PEACE EXVOT GLAD.
Undisguised joy beamed In the face
of Judge Carhajal, the federal peaco
envoy, today as he prepared to depart
for Mexico City, his ratal'. Ion here be
ing accomplished after nearly four
weeks of parley.
Francisco I. Madero, Jr., trumphant
leader of the revolt, sat in his house,
in the outskirts of town, content and
happy, receiving scores of congratula
tory telegrams on the success of the
movement he initiated
He will now
Hiaz, starting for Mexico City within
a week .when the resignation Is ex-
' establi8hPd faf t"
UUM Kll HHVItU S IM.IKELT .
vides for the gradual disappearing of
j believed anv conn-
r..oI,, ftr .ilnrti.'.nr iii ,nr
The ol,jett of ,he e-a.lual dishanding
of the insurrectog, it Is explained. 1 to
maintain for a short time a xood flicht-
ine force by which to keen order
- - -
mf' emaw scanereu nanus wno
i n"K'"- Ieel llJ,,'u IO uisrcgaru mo
ONK KOt'HC'K op Tuorni E.
Trouble ls anticipated with ihe reb-
i chiefs here will send envoys or men-
MADERO KEEIJ RKPOIBILITY.
Madero, In his victory, feels that he
will now be responsible for the restora
tion of complete tranquility and will
attempt to demonstrate that If he la not
In control of some of the bands, he at
least can subjugate thern.
FIVE PERISH IN A FIRE
Mother Mistake" ;aoline for Kero-M-ne
in Killing a Ump.
Utlca, Kan., May 22. Five daugh
ters of Mr. and Mrs. Harve Roaeb of
'this place, ranging In age from 7 to
16 years, were burned to death Sat
urday night in a fire which started
in the Roach restaurant. The pat
ents were badly burned.
The mother of the young girls
filled a lamp with gasoline by mis
take. Preparatory to ascending a
stairway leading to the second finer
r00m where her daughters were
asleep, she applied a match to the
lamp. An explosion followed, the
fire being communicated to a two
gallon can of gasoline. 1