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j AND ABOT
SIXTIETH YEAR. NO. 209.
SATURDAY, JUNE 17, 1911. FOURTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
II Hil Ifti
Heturn of King and Queen
to London Marks
VISITORS IN THE CITY
Al Parts of Kingdom and Pos
sesions Drawn Upon for
London, June 17. The coronation
festivities were fully Inaugurated with
the return today of the king and queen
to Buckingham palace from Windsor,
and the functions connected with the
central event of next Thursday will
crowd one upon another until July 1,
when the court will again leave Lon
don. ARRIVE IX SEMI-STATE.
Semi-state marked the arrival of
their majesties in the metropolis today.
Large crowds everywhere welcomed
the king and queen. Monday will wit
ness the arrival of most of the royal
guests and other special missions from
Special Ambassador Hammond from
the United States will make his offi
cial entry into the city at noon, arriv
ing from the country, where he is
spending the week-end. He will be met
by the Duke of Connaught, represent
ing the king, and other officials espe
cially appointed to attend the Ameri
London, June 17. The final prepara
tions for the coronation festivities
through next week are rapidly being
brought to a close, and the city is fast
being giving over to a spirit of holi
day rejoicing on a colossal scale, with
untold thousands of visitors from
America and other parts of the world
here, to join In the royal demons tr
A notable feature alongthe lines of
route to "be followed by the newly
crowned king, in his procession
through the streets of London next
Thursday and Friday, is the almo3i
complete transformation of familiar
Bights. Churches, ancient edifice?
public buildings and private residen
ces have entirely changed their ap
pearance. Starting with the Westm:n
eter Abbey itself, the annex added '
increase the accommodation has altered
Its aspect almost alarmingly, although
efforts were exerted to lend an air of
age to the stucco addition.
IIHKOI NUED WITH STANDS.
The Parlimentary church of St. Mar
garet and the adjacent Farlinien.
square are unrecognizable in conse-
quence of the gigantic stands covered
with purple bunting, surrounding ard
hiding them from view. On the latter
spot the statue of Lord Beaconsflcld
appears to look down on the passing
procession as from a private box at a
theatre, for it is enclosed in a square
wooden palisade reaching to the
Then along Whitehall, stand afU'
stand varies the usual appearance of
the imposing government offices and
the old fashioned Admirallty. At Traf.
algar square Lanseer's lions have lis
arppeared under timber tiers of seats, j
Old Saint Martin's in the Fields is
cloaked in bunting and surrounded by
Ill Y CHAIRS AS SOl'VEMHS.
In response to many petitiens from
participants in the coronation cere
monial, the office of works has de
cided to permit those rresent to pur
chase as souvenirs the chairs at'J
stands on which they sat. all of whii h
are marked with the word "Coronation"
and the date of the occurrence.
The onerous duty of the disposition
of the guests has fallen on the Earl
Marshall, the duke of Norfolk, who
for many weeks has been the busiest
man In England. His task was ren
dered all the more difficult by reason
of the fact that the space in West
minster Abbey is very limited and le
fore he was able to take into consider
ation anv of the thousands of appli
Invitations from the
tinguished visitors and others deslr
ous of being present, he was compell
ed to provide sitting room for no iew
er than 4,040 official guests.
Cl'ESTS Of TITLE.
These guests comprised 40 raembe:
of the royal family, 230 foreign rulers
nnd representatives of foreign stai'i.
1.450 peers and peeresses, 670 mem
bers of Parliment, 300 members of the
diplomatic sorps. privy councillors,
bishops and Judges. Ct'O official colonial
representatives and 730 officers of ;be
army and navy, king's councillors acd
members of the royal housbrId. As
the abbey is capable of holding onty
slightly under 6.000, there remained
enly about 2.000 places to be ciispos:d
of to the unofficial public. A large
staff was engaged in the Earl Mar
(Continued n Fasc !?ht.)
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow for
Rock Island. Davenport, MoIIm
Threatening weather tonight and
Sunday with showers and cooler to
night. Temperature at 7 m. m. 67. Highest
yesterday 86. lowest last night 64.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 14
miles per hour.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 46.
at 7 a. m. 88.
Stage of water E.2, no change in
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun sets 729. rises 424; moon rises
11:43 p. nx; noon today, ran directly
south, as only on April 15, Aug. 81,
FOR FINAL TEST
Child Labor Law of Illinois Will
Be Attacked in U. S. Su
CHICAGO FIRM IN APPEAL
Highest State Tribunal Upheld the
Act and Affirmed Judgment
Springfield, 111.. June 17. An appeal
was taken today to the supreme court
of the United States in order to test
the constitutionally of seclon 11 of the
child labor law of Illinois, which pro
hibits the employment of children un
der 16 in iertaln lines of work.
UPHELD BY STATE TRIBCSAL.
The appeal was granted by the su
preme court to the Sturgls Burns
Manufacturing company of Chicago, in
a case in which the supreme court held
the law constitutional and affirmer
Judgment for $4,000 rendered by the
ciriuit court of Cook county in favor
of Arthur Beauchamp, who was injured
while in the defendants' employ.
I. C. OFFICIALS
GET MORE DELAY
Motion for Change of Venue Made
by One of Men Charged With
Chicago, June 17. John M. Tay
lor, Frank B. Harriman, Charles L.
Ewing and Joseph Buker, former
Illinois Central officials, indicted on
the charge of mulcting the road out
of nearly a million dollars by fraud
ulent car repair bills, again obtain
ed a postponement of their trials to
day when a petition for a change of
venue was filed by Taylor. Counsel
for Taylor alleged prejudice on the
part of Judge Scanlan.
HOLD UP A TRAIN
I lob Mail Car on Shasta Limited in
Oregon But Do Not Molest
Drain, Ore., June 17. The south
bound Shaata limited, leaving Port
land at 6 last night was held up neap
midnight by two armed highwaymen
between Drain and Yoncalla. The
mail car was entered and the regis
tered mail pouches rifled. Passen
gers and trainmen were not molest
ed. Not a shot was fired. The rob
bers escaped at Yoncalla. Poeses
are in pursuit.
SHOKE WOMAN WITH ROPE
Xew York Robbers Kill Victim and
Then Tew Diamonls Kroni Body.
New York, June 17. Robbers today
broke into the nome of Mrs. Morando
on the lower East side, tied a ropa
around her neck and murdered her by
tightening the rope with a stick, after
jthe manner of a garotte. They then
tore diamond earrings from her ears
and four diamond rings from her fin
gers. Other Jewelry is believed by
the police to have been taken.
Rockhill Presents Recall.
St. Petersburg, June 17. Emperor
Nicholas today received American
Ambassador Rockhiil. who presented
Ittfr of nm!l. Rrwkhill ha hn
transferred to Constantinople.
ARE SLOW WILL
Washington. June 17. Chairman
Hardwick of the house sugar investi
gating committee is sending tart re
plies to persons who seek to delay ap
pearing before the committee. The
following telegram is sent prospective
witnesses: "You will please appear
on the day designated, or we will send
an officer to bring you here and keep
you until we want you."
Tobacco Combine Will Not
Ask for a Re-
PLANS TO REORGANIZE
If an Acceptable Plan Is Hit
Upon It Will Be Presented
Washington. JTune 17. It Is under
stood at the department of justice that
the American Tobacco company wii:
not file application for rehearing in
the supreme court, as It has permis
sion to do at any time before June 23.
according to the court's decree.
CONFER WITH WICKERSHAM.
The company's attorneys will soon
have another conference with
Attorney General Wickersham, at
which they probably will submit
some plan for a reorganization. It
the plan is approved it will be recom
mended to the United States' circuit
JUDGE MOORE WINS
London, June 17. Judge Moore, with
Coach Rockmarge and his famous team
of bays, captured the gold challenge
cup valued at $500 and a cash prize of
200 in the coaching marathon, one of
the biggest features of the International
horse show Olympla, today.
Auto injuries Fatal.
Cedar Rapids. Iowa, June 17. Dr.
W. F. King, a prominent physician
and coroner of Linn county, died yes
terday as a result of injuries in an au
tomobile accident Tuesday.
CORONATION ' 'j
GREAT BUSINESS MONOPOLIES IN
UNITED FIGHT ON RECIPROCITY
(Special Correspondence of The Argus.)
Washington. June 15. ''There is not
a particle of doubt in my mind but
that the great business monopolies of
the country are making war on the
Canadian reciprocity agreement." de
clared Senator Stone of Missouri, who
Is leading the fight in the senate ftr
the passage of the reciprocity bilL
SOME rSDER COVER.
"Some of the trusts are fighflig
reciprocity openly, and some undar
cover," continued the senator. "TLo.
paper trust, the lumber trust, ail
some other like concerns which are
directly affected by the reciprocity
agreement are fighting it tooth aal
nail. During the hearings before 'he
Coastwise Shipping of United
States Affected by Sea
SEVERAL BOATS TIED UP
Fifteen or Twenty Thousand Men
Expected to Be Involved After
Mass Meeting. .
New York, June 17. Fifty stewards
of the Southern Pacific steamship
Momus, plying between New York and
New Orleans struck today. The sea
men. It is said, control between 15,000
and 20,000 men, and the general strike
order, if obeyed, would tie up all
coastwise shipping; but the general
situation will not take form until Sun
day, when a mass meeting of the In
ternational Seamen's union of America
will be held. Consul for the Morgan
line said all the trouble was stirred up
by walking delegates.
SATS ALL WILL ICTT.
General Secretary Griffin of the union
MOTHER GOOSE REVISED
The lion and the unicorn stop fighting for the crown,
To see the owner put it on, they're off to London town.
6aid: "Every man of every Morgan
ship that comes into this port will walk
out as soon as he sets foot on shore.
We gave the company until 10 this
morning to answer our grievances, and
we have not beard a word from them."
ASK OVERTIME PAY.
The men ask pay for overtime, bet
ter sleeping quarters, and better ra
tions. OTHERS FOLLOW.
The strike on the Momus was fol
lowed by a strike , on the Morgan
freighter El Cid. It is reported 130
men on the Morgan line steamship An
tilles also struck.
BREAK SPEED MARKS
Boston, June 17. An attempt was
made to break all speed records for
a passenger train between Boston
and Chicago when the special carry
ing members of the Chicago Asso
ciation of Commerce pulled out of
the yards here early today. Advices
received here- said the run from Al
bany to Syracuse, 128 miles, was
made in 128 minutes.
tenate finance committee just con-1
eluded It was shown that other large I
manufacturing interests and high tar
iff associations had been secretly in
teresting themselves In fighting the
agreement. These Interests are nc;
fighting in the open, but covert;y.
That was to be 'expected. Through
the tariff protection under which they
have been so long sheltered many Im
portant Industries have (been monopo
lized through combinations and
merged into a few hands.
"Domestic competition has been stif
led through these combinations and
monopoly has become supreme in our
industrial world. In consequence the
people are milked and colossal fur
tunes are built on extortion. The pro
tective tariff is the bulwark bebjuu
GET TRIP TO
Illinois Legislators to be
Summoned in Loir
Ex-Governor Yates and Cyrus
. H. McCormick Witnesses
"Washington. June 17. The Loiimer
Investigating committee today practic
ally decided to summon -as witness the
entire membership of the Illinois legis
lature which elected Senator Lorimer.
Cyrus H. McCormick and former
Governor Yates will testify early next
week before going abroad.
Each will be questioned on the col
lection and disposition of the $100,000
fund alleged to havebeen used in prt
curing the election of Lorimer.
ASK A RO ITT JACKPOT.
Yates also will be interrogated con
cerning his knowledge of the so-called
"Jackpot"' fund in the Illinois legisla
ON WESTERN -TRAIN
Salt Lake City, June 17. An Idaho
county sheriff, name unknown, wa3
shot and fatally wounded and Conduct
or Kidd shot and killed on a south
bound Oregon Short Line train today
near Spencer, Idaho. The sheriff had
two men under arrest and was scare a
ing them when one of them grabbed
a pistol and shot the sheriff. The con
ductor seized the man, who turned the
pistol on him and fired. The conductor
was killed instantly. The prisone:
then pulled the bell rope and as the
train slowed down, fled.
which these monopolies are sheltered
They are always on the watch and
quick to meet any movement
made against the tariff wall at any
point along the line.
SETS ALL IX MOTIOX.
"There is such a community of In
terest between these monopolies that
any attack made upon one of thew
alarms and sets them all in motion
In this particular fight They seek to
frighten the farmers into the belief
that their interests are especially in
periled by the reciprocity agreement,
and they hope in that way to make an
alien of the farmer.
"To see the farmers of this country
in alliance with these great industrial
monopolies would indeed be a spec
tacle for the cods to g.ue upon."
BIG INCREASE IN
LAST TEN YEARS
Value of Farm Animals, Poultry
and Bees Grows 59.2 Per
Cent Since 1900.
CENSUS DATA IS COMPILED
Poultry Nearly Doubles, While Bees
Make Little Gain Horses and
Mules Half TotaL
Washington, June 17. Statistics re
lative to the domestic animals, poultry
and bees reported on farms and ranges
for the state of Illinois at the 13th
decennial census, April 15, 1910, are
contained In an official statement Is
sued today by Acting Census Director
Falkner. It Is based on tabular sum
maries prepared under the direction
of Dr. Le Grand Powers, chief 6tatls
tician for agriculture in the bureau
of the census. The figures are pre
liminary and subject to slight revision
later, when a few other farms, whose
returns are now incomplete, are in
cluded in the final tables. It is not
expected that these additions will ma
terially modify the amounts or rates
stated herein. Special attention Is
called to the fact that the present
statement relates only to live stock on
farms and ranges and does not give
the -figures for cities and towns in the
The aggregate value of all domestic
animals, poultry and bees in 1910 was
reported as $308,377,000, as compared
with $193,757,000 in 1900, the amount
of Increase being $114,620,000 and the
rate 59.2 per cent
The total value of the domestic ani
mals was reported as 9296,193,000 in
1910, as against $186,856,000 in 1900,
the increase amounting to $109,337,000,
or 58.5 per cent.
The poultry were valued at $11,697,
000 in 1910, as compared with $6,415,
000 In 1900, the gain being $5,282,000,
or 82.3 per cent.
The bees were valued at $487,700 In
1910 and $486,200 in 1900, the Increase
amounting to $1,500, or 0.3 per cent.
In 1910 horses and colts had a great
er value than any other class of do
mestic animals, whereas cattle had the
greater value in 1900. The total value
reported for horses and colts in 1910
!wraS41OT,02,00, -wUto fl -4t ww
$69,698,000; an Increase of 134 per
cent. The total value of the cattle
in 1910 was $73,378,000, as against
$82,171,000 in 1900; a decrease of 10.7
per cent. Next in order In 1910 were
swine, with a total value of $36,183,000,
as compared with $23,617,000 in 1900;:
the increase amounting to 53.2 per
cent. The total value of mules and
mule colts In 1910 was $18,125,000,
while In 1900 It was $7,421,000; the
increase amounting to 144.2 per cent.
Sheep and lambs in 1910 were valued
at $4,839,000, as compared with $3,
707,000 In 1900; an increase of 30.5
per tent. Asses and burros in 1910
were reported as valued at $566,900, as
against $223,100 in 1900; the increase
amounting to 154 per cent. Goats and
kids in 1910 were valued at $38,000, as
compared with $19,900 in 1900; an In
crease of 93.5 per cent.
Horses and mules In 1910 constltut
ed 58.8 per cent of the value of all live
stock; cattle, 23 8 per cent; a wine,
11.7 per cent; poultry, 3.8 per cent;
sheep and lambs, 1.6 per cent; and
bees, 0.2 per cent.
The total number of farms In the
state in 1910 was 251,872. Of these,
97.5 per cent, or 245,571, reported do
mestic animals; 83.2 per cent, or 234,
C95, reported horses or colts; 91.6 per
cent, or 230,616, reported cattle; 75.7
per cent, or 190,792, reported swine;
21.6 per cent, or 54,521, reported mules
or mule colts; and 10.4 per cent, or
26,240, reported sheep or lambs.
ORDERS SEARCH OF
Government of Haiti Proposes to See
Whether Ex-Ireldent Castro
Is on Board.
Port au Prince, Haiti. June 17. To
satisfy America the legislature of Haiti
today ordered the steamer Consul Gros
tuck searched In order to 'determine
positively whether Castro, former presi
dent of Venezuela, is on board. The
American cruiser Birmingham arrived
Indianapolis, June 17. Detective W.
J. Burns and James Hoosick, city de
tective of Los Angeles, were Indicted
on charges of kidnaping John J. Mc
Namara, secretary of the International
Association of Bridge and Structural
Iron WTorkers, from this city, nd Mc
Namara was indicted of charts of
conspiracy to dynamite by the grand
Cincinnati Jury Acquits
Former Employe of
DECIDES IN TWO HOURS
Counsel Waive Argument After
Defendant Denies He Ever
Stole a Dollar.
Cincinnati, Jnne 17. Edgar J.
Cooke was today declared not gulUy
of embezzling $24,000 from the Dig
Four railway. The Jury was out near
ly two hours.
In the charge to the Jury, Judge Hunt
"Cooke ia only on trial for embezzle
ment, and not for the commission of
any other offense against the state or
the laws of morality. Testimony as lo
other such alleged offenses is of
weight only as affecting the cred'3-
illty of Cooke's testimony.
ARE BQUALLT GUILTY.
"In considering the testimony of
Warriner and Mrs. Ford, the Jury must
consider the fact that by the same tea
tlmony these witnesses make them
selves equally guilty with him,"
NO ARGUMENTS MADE.
The ending of a sensational trial
came late yesterday when attorneys
representing the prosecution and the
defense, announced that they would
forego arguments to the Jury.
The decision of the attorneys erea'e I
a surprise, as it was thought that each
side would attempt, by argument, to
reconcile the conflicting testimony
that has been brought out.
Cooke yesterday ave practically the
entire testimony upon which the de
fense rests. II dented that he bad
ever stolen a dollar from the Big Four
or committed a dishonest act In hU
, OF TARIFF SPEECHES
Congress Continues Debate on Wool
Sched ale Senate Walts on
Washington, June 17 With a
view to clearing the atmosphere of
speeches on the wool tariff revision
bill, the house today resumed the
general debate on the measure with
the probability that another night
session will be held. The senate'was
forced to remain idle today because
the senators had not prepared their
speeches on the reciprocity bill. The
steel and sugar Investigating com
mittees were not in session today.
A vote on the measure, according
to Chairman Underwood, probably w;U
be reached by next Tuesday or Wei
nesday. DIAZ SPEAKS IN
HIS OWN DEFENSE
Ex-Ireilent of Mexico, on Way
Switzerland, Deplores the
Corunna, Spain, June 17. rhyslrally
enfeebled and sick at heart. General
Diaz, an exile from the republic, cf
which he was the chief builder, at last
has yielded to the Impulse of self de
fense. In a formal statement he Justi
fied his administration as president of
Mexico reproached his countrymen for
what he describes as their Ingratitude,
and said he voluntarily sacrificed his
ambition In hope of obtaining tranquil
ity for the nation, foreseeing that if h'!
continued to defend his cause he might
afford a pretext for Intervention. Diaz
will go with bis family to Switzerland.
Between Forty and Sixty Thousand,
Women March Over O-Mile
Couroe at London.
London, June 17. The coronation
parade of suffragists, which traversed
the streets of London this evening
prior to a meeting at Albert ball, was
probably justly described by the "Gen
eral" Mrs. Drummond as the "greatest
procession of women In support of the
suffrage movement the world has ever
From 40,000 to 60,000 women march
ed in the five-mile procession. Every
phase of social, professional and indus
trial life was represented. There were
many Americans in the ranks.