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SIXTIETH YEAR. NO. 187.
TUESDAY, MAY 23, 1911. TWELVE PAGES.
FKICK TWO CENTS.
Great Structure Opened
With President in
COST IS TEN MILLIONS
Ten Years to Complete It
Fifteen Thousand Invited
Washington, May 23. Presided
Taft left this morning for New York
where he will make an address this
afternoon at a dedication of the New
York public library.
ARRIVES OX TIME.
New York. May 23. President
Taft arrived here at 1:04 this after
noon. The New York public library,
ready for nee after 10 years' labor
and the expenditure of tio.onn.ooo,
occupied the center of public atten
HEADY FOR OJEJfIG.
Early In the day preparations for
the official opening were completed
and the building was ready to re
ceive President Taft, Governor Dlx,
Mayor G-aynor and 500 other not
ables among the 15.000 Invited
guests. A picked squad of mounted
policemen escorted President Taft to
the marble entrance hall, where a
reception to city, state and national
officials was scheduled for 2 o'clock.
FORMAL OPEFTrtO LATE.
The formal exercises of the open
ing, which 15,000 invited guests
were privileged to attend, were set
for 4 o'clock.
British Cabinet . and Premiers
and Ministers From Over
BODY'S POWERS ARE LARGE
A agio-American Relations likely to i
Be XHscuased in Connection
London, May 23. The Imperial con
ference, which has now practically as
sumed the functions of the grand cou:j
cll of the British empire, opened the
third series of ita quadriennial deliber
ations today under the chairmanship
of Premier Asquith.
WKK.HIV M VTTHRS IP.
Besides members of the imperial 'ab
inet 15 premiers and ministers fiom
over-the-sea dominions of the empire ;
settled down to discuss such knotty ;
problems as" the coordination of the .
r.avies and land forces for imperial do-
fense; an "all red" transportation line :
to encircle the globe, and the f.ituie
constitution of the British nipire. ,
IMM l SS AMKRIt'A.
Anglo-American relationship is
ly to be diseuss- d in connection with the
fiuestiou tf imperial d- fenre. a3 al.-o is
the part wliuh the Australian navies
ate to play in that defense, as Austra
lia since the visit of the American fleet
to that continent three years a;o has
to come to regard America as a possi
Me al'ij ia the poiitiug of the PaciJic.
VETERAN PUBLISHER DIES
William O. Havi Long "oiinectcd
With lllooiningtoii Pantograph.
li!o'tning'oii, 11!.. May r;'. William
O. p.nis. proprietor of the Iiioonvn:"
tc 11 Pantagraph i-iiu-e du-d last
i ijkht jt his home in tlii. city, a d 71.
GOOD ROADS CONGRESS ON
l our Thousand I legato at Nation
al Meeting at iiM-ioinliain.
r.:rm:r,tham. Ala . M..y .'-I The
! irih cational t'Nv! rea ls r.n:.;r-i
becan here txlay w iih ;."':i d-ie jat-.-. ,
frcm a" parts of the corr.try. A t:r:'n
Icr cf ndvlrefses were made i i the ia-tc-ejt
ef good ror.ds.
OHIO SENATE '
y'r iiim'ms. Ohio. May The
. -: :t it t i- r.ppo:;::ed by the senate
t ,iiet;:ca;o charges tf bribery
ucd.ust members of that body, met
t day. Four legislative correspond
-,: were called but refused through
1 r attorney to testify. The com
i. Tiee thea wca; into executi' c tes-
Forecast Till 7 P. W. Tomorrow for
Rock Island, Davenport, Mods
Unsettled bit genr&Uy fair
weather tonight and Wednesday,
Temperature at 7 a. m. 57. Highest
yesterday 77 lowest last 'night 66.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 11
miles per hour. '
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 51,
at 7 a. m. 79.
Stage of water 3 a rise of .3 In
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local " Forecaster.
(Prom noon today to soon tomorrow.)
Sun seta 7:13, risea 431; moon rises
2:20 a. m.; planet Mercury risible ris
ing before the sua.
NGRRIS IS HEARD
Representative of Publishers
Speaks for Reciprocity
REMEDIES PRESENT EVILS
Its Adoption Only Way to lieduce
Prrces and at Same Time Keep
the Factories Here.
Washington. D. C. Mar 23.
Only by the adoption of the paper ! tion protesting against the delay in the
clause "of the reciprocity agreement adjudication of the Alaska claims and
with Canada can cheaper paper and a calling upon President Taft to revoke
retention of the print paper industry j tne executive order withdrawing Alas
in the United States be secured, accord- ka coal lands from entry, was adopted
ing to John Xorris. representing the ! 1&Bt night at a mass meeting of citi-
Amf-rifan Vptt-5T.aT.Pr PnMicrmrK scan. Zens.
ciation, before the senate committee
Norris said that from present Indica
tions those results cannot be obtained
in any other way.
Norris asserted consumers paid pen-
alties of 1150,000 in retallatyy duty be
cauBP there was an adequate supply o
adequate supply of
free wood in Canada available for the
need3 of this market.
N'orrls sought to show that the In
ternaConal Paper, company is a
"combination in restraint of trade."
He declared he had been unable to
procure paper at , market prices at
any paper mill east of the Rocky
mountains. ' 1
' KEEPS PRICE VP." ' 1
The American Paper & Pulp as
sociation, he claimed, was a "so-caTl-ed
bureau of statistics to enable the
rapermakers of the country to main
tain prices at agreed figures. "
STEEL BARGES TO
mm rn tup nnr-n'i lanls' VnIle no ac'ion n' congress is
KU II ON THE RIVER j'xpected 1his spsioii a determined ef-
.Modem Fleet Will lie Started Next
Week Between New Oi leans
and St. Louis. '
! v,..v nrin,ne i at-., oo
I step in reviving "trafflc on the Missh.-
sippi- river will be taken next week ;
bv th- inauguration of a 15-dav Ber. j
'vice between f:liro St. Tenuis. Mr,,,, i
Iphis and New Orleans with a fleet of
:iiiod-rn steel barges. Barge rates ore
much cheaper than railroad rates,
New Orleans. La., May 23. The
steamer Chester left here yesterday
for Kansas City, carrying several car-'
loads ef freight. It is intended as
a revival of river traffic between
New Orleans and Kansas City, which
was abandoned 2 0 years ago.
COMPETE FOR $20,000 PRIZE
Tlm-e Avitr in A niru!eiiie-St. Se.
huMian Might in Prance.
Angouleme. France. May 23. Before
an animated crowd the Angouleme-St.
Sehaj-tion flight for petit Parisian
I ri.e of $2'.onii was inaugurated here
ihis morning. The first stage of the
flight was from issj -Les-Moulineaux,
just outside Paris, to Angouleme.
(iaims left Ar.eouleme at 5:13 and
nrrived at St. ? bast Ion at I:43 a. m
Uilbert landed at Idarritz at 9 o'clock
to take a supply of oil. Vedrine pass
ed over Liarritz tt l'.':20.
WANT MEXICO TO PAY CASH
Iir-I ef I'iMM
I'ltlMI Hr lit-UI II
W'asl'.ingion May '.
. 0. 1 lie inev
,u c.Ka.nbt cue .Mexican
government arising out of the
t -vines Cf the insunectOS along the
zen f the
beginning- to come in.
tldox, a naturalized citi
I'nited States, has filed :
,, . . , , him down the river and he was ret
$ 4. .uv for property alleged to be tak-' . T .
. , , . . , , cued. Ieo went into the vortex and
er. by Mexican federal troops at !
Agua Prieta. across the line from, . i .
Cullom Names New Secretary. ;
i Washington. May 23. Senator)
' Cullom has appointed Garfield 1
Charles r.f Grnyv i!le, Whi'e county,;
I!!., his secretary to succeed the late
Wii'iam M. Malloy.
a -r f 1 1 1 1 1 rrT nnillT a
Ml nlUrlLdl rUIll lithe demand for recinrocitv oriainat-
New York. May 23. On "curbs" -to-!"d
day America;! tobacco extended is
ri. e to
the I.is'nest price ia in
Cordova, Alaska, Citizens
Will Defy the Gov
ernment. TIRED OF THE RED TAPE
Seattle Mass Meeting Calls on
President to Revoke Or
der of Withdrawal.
Cordova, Alaska, May 23. Unwil
ling to sit idly by awaiting action by
the government in opening the Alaska
coal lands 100 citizens of Cordova left
yesterday for the coal fields near Ka-
talla, where they intend mining coal
for Alaska towns. If the government
objects, the miners declare it will be
necessary to send a force to stop op
erations. PROTEST AT SEATTLE.
oeaiue. w asn., .May Z6 A resom-
SET ISLES FREE
Members of House Load Com
mittee With Resolutions
NO ACTION - THIS SESSION
Kxpected, However, That Strong Ef
.. fort-Will lie Marie at the
Washington, May 23. Members of
! the house are loading the committee
on foreign relations with resolutions
providing for neutrality and the ulti
mate independence of the Philippine is- j
! tort will be made m the regular ses
sion to sever the islands from the
United States possession.
IRfJK PIU.I.IMIN A H V STEPS.
Resolutions by MeCall of Massachu
setts, republican, and Martin of Color-
a'"J, ufiuuviai, uifie me president to
takf mf'lS,,rrs for delivering the con- j
the authorities representing the people
of t!l iplal:(Js and negotiate a treaty of
FIRST GRAFT TRIAL
IN OHIO IS BEGUN
Kepresentative George IJ. Xjre Ac
cused f Soliciting Bribe to
Vote for a Bill.
Columbus, O., May 23. Represenfa-
,ivp f'eerce R. Xye was placed on trial
i today before Judfte Kir.kead, on the
charge of soliciting a bribe of $5'o
,rom laie printer 1 rawrora to vote
iwi 1 ii r- rummer uui, wiiivii reap I lull
ed the common pleas Judicial dis
tracts. Nye is under indictment on
two other bribery charges, and is the
first of half a dozen or more members
of the Ohio legislature to be placed ca
trial. Forty witnesses have been sum
GO OVER A DAM
Drowned, as Is Volunteer
Who Tries to I!cover llody-
i Cedar Rapids. Ioa, May 23. Pla:
f Units Arising in truant vesterdav afternoon to en-
joy ,ne r,casure of paddling a canoe
on the river, Leo Kelly, aged 13, rd
;rii5 brother waiter, aged 11. were riJ j
tog on the water near the dam when j
rh , f jt rft h.nr,, nm a Tin
and was swept over Into "20 feet of ;
whirling wa'er. The younger boy was!
hnrl4 trt far tfhat rh -Tirrnt rnrrfrri I
FARMERS ONES WHO STARTED
MOVEMENT FOR RECIPROCITY
Srrial Correspondence of Th ArKuO 1
Washington. Mar 51. Althourh !
standnat rnuhlirans nnv-lalm th !
; practically every farmer in the land ia;on
j against reciprocity, the fact is that j
with farmers organizations and the;
' agricultural press of the nation. !
Ccnrressmaa Ralph W. Moss of Indi
ana, a farmer LitaselT, and one of tie
was drowned. His body was recover
ed six and one-half hours later.
The white face of the dead boy
could be seen in the seething water
from time to time and three men at
tempted to rescue it. Their boat was
caught in the undertow and swamped.
After a hard fight two of them were
helped out, but Henry Warren, a
stonemason who came tiere from Jo
liet three iweeks ago, was drowned
after five minutes of fearful struggle.
His drowning was seen by thousands
who thronged on a nearby bridge and
many women fainted.
JUDGE, ACTING AS
MUCin AREnjVo LA If ii
Gallatin. Tenn., Negro Huns Amuck
and Will Probably lie Lynched
Gallatin, Tenn., May 23. County
Judge David F. Barry interfered in a
quarrel between his cook and a negro
named Sweac at the Barry home.
Sweat killed the Cook and Judge Bar
ry and after a pursuit took refuge iu
a barn. He shot from a window
wounding Constable Barnes. A niol.
threatens to lynch the negro when
TAKEN BY FIRES
New York, May 23. More than
twenty thousand lives and two bil-
I lion dollars worth of property have
i been sacrificed in fires in the United
I States the past 15 years, said Presi-
j Aent Merrill today in his annual ad- j
1 dress before the National Fire Pro- i
IS PROBABLY LOST
London, May 23. The British ar
mored cruiser, Cumberland, today re
ported to the admiralty it had picked
up an empty life boat belong to the
overdue British steamer, Cayo Lar-
go. The vessel left Swansea April ;
16 for Tampico and United States '
gulf ports and it is feared it foun- j
dered In the 6torms which followed
REPORT BILL FAVORABLY
Dollar a Pay Pension Rill Will Affect
Half Million Old Soldiers.
Washington, May 23. An agreement
to favorably report the Sherwood $1 a
day service pension bill, affecting a
half million f aoldiers -waa rMrl-.Hl
at a meeting of the house committee
on invalid pensions last night. The
vmo voa 7 tn ? The Kill la AuMmotA't
to involve a total cost of approximate
best friends of the farmers occupying a
seat in the halls of congas, esta-
liahed thia fa-r 1-.
trudirtirm In . frno- cnk .li..,.,!
the Boor of the house. Mr. Moss
cinched his argument by presenting :
TZ ot fire p ;V.tIon ! ""Ph. h"h VoZM T,? Z 1 rc V
! will address the convention of this 011 ,h coff"e tra' an e, hin of Hrig-; ano and Orazlo Mariana, two brothers
i body, which convened here today. ! ham vn- (,np founders of the : of 4di i,rigau avenue, early today.
! Mr.rniou religion, and a view of ti:t. ; and 12 persons narrowly escaped death.
resolutions nf farmers nrpanfrnr RIPrfsent at that meeting delegates rep-
In which they pledged themselves 10
work for reciprocity.
STARTED IX ISO.'.
great national movement
WHEN THE 180 DAYS ARE
BILL IS 3111.18
Total Spent Last Year in U. S.
ALARM OVER THE INCREASE
Presbyterian Church South Asked to
Condemn Taft for Appoint-'"
ing a Catholic.
Atlantic City, N. J., May 23. The
time of the Presbj terian general as
sembly today was taken up with com-
mittee reports. The report of the com-
nuttee on temperance says:
"There is an alarming increase
the use of alccholic Honors in the
United States. The per capita drink ! i expected that the last of the bills
bill in 1910 was $21.17. Multiplying i ill be turned over to Governor Pe
tals bv 4.C the size of the American ! by Thursday morning. Within
private family according to the'eensus
of 1500 tthe estimate for the census of
1910 is not yet available), we have
$111.18 as the annual drink bill of the
average American family."
total st ..i:iu;.
Under the caption. "The Cost of the
Curse," the report gives a summary of
the amount of liquor consumed last
year in the United States, and places
its total cost to consumers at $-,25C,-
j IIAP AT MOI1MOXS.
j The Presbyterian general assembly
went on record yesterday as being op
posed to the acceptance -,by the navy
department of a silver service for the
Mormon temple at Salt Lake city, iu
the backgiound. '
ATTAC K CATHOLIC S.
Louisville, Ky., May 23. At today s
session of the general assembly of the
Presbyterian church (south), Rev. J. C.
Payiitor of Young Mills, Va., introduc ed
a sweeping resolution i;i which th-j
Catholic church is condemned for pc-r-
nicious activity, and the chief executive
of the United States is condemned for
appointing as chkf Justice a Catholic10 na-rrowI' escaped death at the
and a man who v. as c-duca" d iu a;r,'mn? 01 ,nf raris-uv.Maaria avia
.lesnir er.ltotrn Th ,t.r r iHon race Sunday, when Train's mono
ferred to a special committee
REDUCE EXPRESS RATES
., , . , ...
Hail road CommLssion to Make (Hit if
Governor Signs Hill.
fcpnngneid, III., May 23. The sta'e j t(
railroad and warehouse commission
yesterday announced it i
reduce express rates in Illinois when
the act giving the commissioners power
to regulate express rates goes into ef
fect. The bill passed both houses of the
among the farmers of the Unite d
fstates to advance reciprocal leelsii.
tIon began." Bald Mr. Moss, "with
meeting held in the Grand Pacific h.v
tel in Chicago in llj3. There were
icbeiuiug ine .-National Live Stock as-
sociation, American Snort Horn ass i
ciation. National Live Stock Ks-
(ContJnued on Pace Four.
general assembly and awaits the signa
ture of Governor Deneen. If signed It
will take effect July 1. A similar re
duction ,made by the commission while
the old law was in force was ruled on
adversely by th courts.
FOR THE GOVERNOR
Illinois Executive Will Grant Hear
ings on Several Measures '
at Early Date.
iiiiniflcjd, UL..May., BAk
er Adklns and Lieutenant Governor
Oglesby, as presiding officers of the
two houses; Secretary James II. Had
dock and Clerk Bert K. McCann, and
their office forces, together with the
force of the enrolling and engrossing
clerks are preparing the 300 bills
passed by the 4th general assembly
! for presentation to Governor Deneen
i for executive approval or veto. It
the next few days Governor Deneen
will grant hearings on several meas-
ures which are to come before him.
BLACK HAND DOES
AS IT THREATENS
Ik'stroys Grocery Store ami Meat
Shop at Pittsburg When lJlack
inail Is Kefnsed.
Pittsburg, May 23. A dynamite ex
plosion, charged to members of the
"Rlack Hand" society, destroyed the
The brothers recently received Black
Hand letters demanding that an agent
of the society be given $2,000 or their
Lome would be destroyed and their
PREMIER M0NIS IMPROVES
French Officer, Hart by Aeroplane,
Informed of Comiwnion's lKaih
Faris, May 23 Premier Moms, who
ir',ane dashe', into a roup of oincUl;tlonal Military park, was unveil, d yes-
; spectators and killed Minister of War J terday w ith impressive ceremonies.
assed a f?ood night. In j
premier's condition Is regard-i
ed so satisfactory this morning that
. , , . r. . , "?
.he was informed of Herteaux s death.
'LABOR SLUGGER" IS SHOT
Tragedy at Chicago During Peace Ne
gotiations of iiuilliii Trades.
Chicago, May 23. In the face of ,
peace negotiations between the war- !
ring factions of Chicago building
trades yesterday, William Oentle-)
man, son of a policeman, recently j
arrested as a "labor slugger" was1
shot and fatally wounded in a sa-j
loon in the loop district. Gentleman
died before the ambulance in which
he was taken, reached a hospital.
READY FOR STRIKE
London, May 23. Notices were
posted In different parts throughout
the United Kingdom today warning
eamen and firemen to be ready to
striKe on receipt 01 a s gnal to that
effect. The date on which the signal
is to be given i not divulged.
Feature of Arizona
ON EVE OF PASSAGE
Littleton Compares Its Exer
cise to the Crucifixion
, v s of Christ.
Washington, May 23. With tha
resolution providing statehood for
Arizona and New Mexico scheduled
for passage before adjournment If
night the closing hours of the dbaia
on the measure were given over to
speeches denouncing the Judiciary re
call feature of the Arizona constitu
tion. The resolution admitting Ari
zona provides this feature shall be
voted on by the people as a condi
tion to statehood.
I)AGKR TO REPTBLIC.
Houston of Tennessee, democra.',
said the recall of judges would b
not only an innovation, but a source
of danger to the integrity of tha
Littleton of New York said: "It
will strike from the splendid struc
ture of free government the arcb
upon which it has come to rest with
"TRIAL. RY Tl'MlXT."
"The seasoned and staid tradlt'onj
of impeachment are to be translated
into trial by tumult. Misguided 01
malignant passions of an uniir.port
ant fragment of the community iuaj
recklessly accuse the most stalnlesi
Judge and by a groundless chargo,
put suspicion in place of confidence
and distrust in place of faith."
RKFTtil! FOR, EVIL..
The lying litigant, the culpabl
confederate of a convicted criminal
rte-rtwwtei)andlt. the agrarian
agitator, the daring demagogue and
intriguing political boss were men
tioned by the speaker as among thos
who might be expected to exercls
wrongfully the privilege of the re
call against Just and fearless Judges.
SPARK CtU XTRY THIS.
Quoting from St. Luke, telling how
Pilate, bending before the cries ol
the mobs permitted Christ to be tak
en away and crucified, the speaker con
cluded, "God forbid that the sanc
tuaries of the country of America
shall ever be ravished by the sibi
lant hiss of the mob crying .crucify
him, crucify him.' "
ARRESTED FOR TALKING
Portuguese Government Taken
Charge of Circulators of IUHrtv
Lisbon, Portugal, May 2?,. Accord
Ing to an official statement issued to
day, a number of persons in various
walks k)f life have been arrested in
the northern jn-ovlnces of Portugal
charged with circulating alarmist re
ports. DREAMS OF FIRE; INJURED
St. Paul Pipomari KixeM in Sleep and
Kail Through Pole Hole.
St. Paul, May 23. Responding to an
alarm of Are he dreamed was beiiu;
sounded. William Flaherty, a pipem'i.i
connected with the St. Paul fire de
partment, fell through the pole hold
this morning and received injuries
that may result in d' ath. Hi skll!
MEMORIAL IS UNVEILED
Wiwonsin Honors Memory of Hons
Slain at Vi k-lurg.
Vid-sburg, .Miss., May 23. Wir.eon
sin's memoiial to its soldiers of th-j
civil war, erected In the Vicksburg Xv
loveriior Mcf.ovcrn of Wisconsin aud
a party of state oflicial nd union vet-
crans w itnessed the tin veiling.
Sign Language for Scouts.
Baltimore, May 23. A scout sixn
! language is being evolved by the of
j fleers of the boy scouts.
OF MEXICO IS
FIRST TO QUIT
Juarez. May 13. A telegram was re
ceived by Madero today from Mexico
City stating Vice president Corral hau
tendered his resignation.
The new is taken to mean the vice
president's resignation was requested
to precede that or President Liaz
which is expected today or tomorrow.
When Diaz resigns Madero and paity
immediately will leave for Mexico
City to advise with De La Barra ij
the political reorganization of, Mexico