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ROOK ISLAND ARGXJ
SIXTIETH YEAR. NO. tii.
SATURDAY, JULY 29, 1911. TWELVE PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
LONG HUNT IS
Carey A. Manker, Pearl,
Hi., Surrenders in
CHASED THREE YEARS
Living on Lunches Given Him
at Saloons Seeks Work
at Lodging House.
San Francisco, July 23. Carey A.
Manker, Cs years old, arose from 1 :e
"flop" in a water front lodging house
here this morning, and walking to
where proprietor James Bartmaa Bat,
paid: "I am a fugitive banker from
Pearl, III. I embezzled $45,000 from
the bank of Pearl, wrecked the insti
tution and escajed. I'm starving and
want to give myself up. I have been
bunted Eince 196."
GIVES POLICE STATEMENT.
His clothes were worn, but immac
ulate. He was taken to the city prison,
where he made detailed fiatemeht of
his looting the bank. Manker, who has
been in neajiy every city in the coun
try, -came to San Francisco from Port
land a week ago. Since his arrival
he sought work as a waiter in a water
front lodging house, and lived from
free lunches given him at saloons.
I-ater the police received a message
from PittsfJeld. 111., reading: "Manker
wanted; arrest; hold at all hazards."
KTORV H CONFIRMEI1.
Pearl. 111., July 29. Samuel Mom
trie, mayor of Pearl, today said Carty
A. Manker left Pearl mysteriously in
1?0S. At the name time the accounts
of the bank were found to he hort
fl.".,00f. as Manker confessed. " Moul-
trie declared Manker hx-ktd the bank j
and turned the keys over to his lawyer.
Shortly after the bank resorrn'sd busi
ness, paying th saprtagg '-imt'wl
SO WORD TO FAMILY.
There was a reward for Manker's ar
rest, but after a year it was withdrawn.
No word has been received from Man
ker by his family since the former
bank president disappeared.
SAND IS SOLD FOR
t BUTTER IN CHICAGO
Two-Inch Ijyer of the Ileal Stuff
on Top of Tub Ilought by
Chicago, July 29 Police today are
searching for two swindlers who sold
a tub of Baud, covered with a two
inch layer of butter, to Mi&s K. Lar
son for $S, representing that the re
ceptacle contained Ct pounds of
SECKEL LEADS GARDNER
Intarnolk'giate Chajnpion 4 l"p at
Ilnd of Morning Play.
Detroit. July 2f. Albert Seckel,
Chicago, intercollegiate champion,
led Kobert A. Gardner, Chicago, for
mer national champion, 4 up at the
conclusion today of the morning half
of the Srt-hole final match for the
western amateur golf championship
PEDDLERS' STRIKE ENDS
Vending Army in Chicago
Cut Out the shouts.
Chicago, July 2 3. A silent army
of 4,000 peddlers traversed their old
routes today following a decision at
a mass meeting Friday to suspend
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cleavor to earn a living without ;
earn a living
shouting their wares in tho streets ,
until fall, when another effort will ,
oe r.iaue to induce tr.e council to re- ;
FLAGS FLYER AND
SAVES 150 LIVES
PelVfor-talne, Ohio. July 2;i. Wi.c
shirt, torn from his back, KoDett
Cook, of IVgraST t--i!ay flagged the I'g
Four f.er No. :i at the Q;:!ncy cur e
probacy s:t;i:s Z uf asas al rj
fro;a dea'h. The 0.i;:.ey c.:rve is tho
sharpest tn the Indianapolis divislou,
a;.d C-c'., ui ilo a'.kii:g along the
traci.s. dVoovred a broken rail. He
r;;; ,1 ctl his trx and, running a
fca'f ns:!e up the irac. flasTgeJ the
train Co w::i Le rewa:uei ly -h-r
Tc Sijn Next Week.
Washington. July 2j. it was as
touueed today Ly the geucra! cr ttr--tlou
treaty between the United States
ind Gnat Er:ta:n and the United
States and France, woula be sigeU t
WoaLtoc text week.
Forecat Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island, Davenport, Moline,
Generally fair tonight and Sun
day, not much, change In tempera
ture. Highest temperature yesterday 74,
lowest last night 66. at ? a. m. 66.
Precipitation up to 7 a. m. 2.73.
Velocity of wind 2 miles an hour.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. SO,
at 7 a. m. 98.
Stage of water S, a rise of .2 in
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIEB, Local Forecaster.
(From iiooa today to Troon tomorrow.)
Bun nets 7:14. rises 4 50; moon sets
9Z2 p. el; moon-; atigreatert libra tlon
west; T p. m.. planet Jupiter at quad
rature "With, the sun, being 90 degrees
BANKER J. R. WALSH
MAY HOW BE PAROLED
Last Indictment Against Chicago Fi
nancier Has Ifceen Quashed by
"Washington, July 29. The only ob
stacles waich would prevent John It.
Walsh, the former Chicago banker,
from being released on parole from
Ieavenworth penitentiary in Septem- J
her were removed yesterday afternoon
when word came from Chicago that tie
remaining Indictments against him had
been quashed some time ago at the re
quest of I'nlted States Attorney Sims.
The federal parole board, which will
consider Walsh's case, did not know
the Indictments had been dismissed,
and was considering him ineligible for
release under the rule which prohibits
paroling a prisoner who is still under
Walsh's application for release, if he i
j makes one, will be taken up by the
board when it meets tat Leavenwortn
on September 12. Ry that time he will
jhave served one-third of his sentence
of five years.
President Taft recently refused a
pardon or commutation of sentence t-.
Wal.-h. At the same time he refused
clemency to Charles W. Morse.
TAFT TO SIGN BILL,
Scakcr Clark One of Those
Ilia Veto Power. .
Washington, July 29. Democratic
leaders today expressed the opinion
the president might approve the wool
measure. Speaker Clark is one of
those who believe the president will
sign the bill, despite published re
ports to the contrary. Underwood,
however, said: "The house is abso
lutely opposed to the wool bill as
passed by the senate. There is no
possibility that the bill will be
agreed to." In the event the presi
dent should veto the bill the demo
cratic leaders will begin calculations
as to whether the bill can be passed
by the house over the president's
The debate on the cotton tariff re
vision bill continued in the house to
day. Iemocratic Leader Underwood
said he would insist that the vote be
taken next Thursday.
Denouncing the Payne-Aldrich tariff
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a ghastly abortion. Hull said, that
when it passed each lobbyist, in -c
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care ret for the star 4 tn.it shine. I on-
ly know that I've got mine."
,-erty Taken Over hy Trust in Or-;
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New York, July 29. Lewis Cass
Ludyard, counsel for Oliver Payne,
who was one of the syndicate which
formerly owned the Tennessee Coal &z
Iron company, told the Stanley steel
trust committee today his client. Payne,
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as n.e nrsi iu t.u.Kie-t.t me aciiui? 111011 j
of the Tennessee company by the steel
eoryoratlon in 19u7. Led yard declared
,.e Eever presented the Tennessee ;
yR.licate in the negotiations leading
up to that transaction, nor did he ever :
act as couns.l for the firm of Moore & supporters of President. Moyer are 'bank statement: Ixians, decrease, 3,
Schley. Ledyard told the committee j much elated over the result and a j 331,000; net deposits, decrease, $3,025,
of ti.e threatening condition of the bro
kerage firm of Moore & Schley be
cause of excetisive Kans on Tennessee
stocks, end he asked Morgan on re
c,uett of Payne to seek to have the
i-tcel corporation come to Moore &
Kefresontative'I-ittleton asked Led
yard aoout the nature of M-oie and-
cr i. ys loans, iedyam mentioned
b-rrrii a'-a men saia uaai j. r lerpom j
Morgan i' Co had loaned the firm a i
considerable sum. He. said the loan;
as secured by the Tennessee com- i
i,;nv but the Morgan firm never both !
1 :td Moore and Scaiey, and didn t call ,
the loan. Ledyard denounced the In-
: rences that had been made concern
ing a conspiracy in Tennessee trans
actions. Wfrtona Has 3T0,CM Fire.
V;Ecna. Min.. July 23. Fire Ufct
evening i? si. eyed a :u;'l an! scvral
elevators 0 the Day State
co:rfany. Loss $300,0tr7.
TO A HARROW
Wealthy Farmer Forces
Her to Pull With
BEATS HER WITH CLUB
Missouri Woman. Rebels and
Appeals to Juvenile Court
to Secure Children.
Kansas City, July 29. Because her
husband hitched her to a harrow be
side a team of mules and drove her
around a corn field, Mrs. Lafayette
Choat, wife of a prosperous farmer liv
ing near Birmingham, Me., appealed to
THE OLDEST INHABITANT HAS SOMETHING TO TALK ABOUT
Tlie Oldest Inliabitant: "By
the juvenile court yesterday for the
custody of her two sons, aged 11 and C.
FOl'K TRIPS OVEK FIELD.
Mrs.Choat declared her husband tied
! her hands behind her and drove her
j four times around the field hitched
j with 1 he mules. She said when she
stumbled and fell he beat her with a
1 club. Her arm is black and blue from
many beatings. When the husband re.
, ' , " . . . .
! leased her he drove her to the house
and ordered her to prepare a quick sup
WILL M E KOR DIVORCE.
The court gave the children to the
mother and provided that they be sent
to an institutional church until sh-i
could give them a home. Mrs. Choat
said she would apply for a divorce.
MINERS IN WEST JRE
TO STAND BY MOYER
Fedentfiou lH-feats Ile"Iutim Pro
Mtsiiig Merger Willi United
Butte, Mont.. July 29. By a vo'e
0j 00 to if a the Western Federation
lution favoring the surrender of th
charter of the Western Federation
And sa a whole coin into th Unit-!
ej Mine Workers' organization. The!
number of the delegates
Moyer will be reelected.
DEATH-LIKE GRIP ON FARMER
HELD BY MORGAN-ROCKEFELLER
(Special Correspondent of The Aigur.)
Washington. July 2S.-In conneo-
Mnn with tha Sran!T InvMKmHnn
of United State Steel the Interna-
tional Harvester company is brought
into the iimeilgnt as a Morgan-Kock-
ereiier monopoly, wun a Ceatn gnp
on the farmers.
The department has In Its posses
sion, but has failed to use, informa
tion which it is alieged warrants
proceed'ngs against G. W. Perkins,
organizer of the trust, for violation
of the Sherman anti-trust act and
breaches of the common law in con-
tectloa vita tig actions aa chiirman'
TO HIGHER COURT
Government to Appeal From
Decision of Federal Tri
bunal at St. Louis.
ONLY ROUTINE MATTER?
So, Answers Department of Justice,
Which Has Hopes of An
"Washington, July 9. The govern
ment will appeal to the supreme
court the Harriman merger suit which
was decided in favor of the railroads
by the federal court at St. Louis. At
torney General "Wickersham today dl
rected the governments special coun
sel to prepare and file an appeal.
Opinions were expressed in some
quarters that an appeal would be on'y
a routine matter to ihave tbe question
Involved decided by the highest coui U
At the department of justice, howeei,
it is said the government was appeal-
hank, that machine has certainly done
ing the case in the hope of winning it.
MAY RE AITEH ANOTHER.
It has been suggested to the depart
ment that the outcome of the Harri
man merger suit might have soma
hearing upon the great holding com
pany which it has been reported, is lo
be organized for the New York Cen
tral lines. Attorney General Wicker
sham, however, said the propose!
New York Central company has not
Seen called to his attention, and he
would express no opinion.
ORDERS ARE MIXED;
EIGHT LIVES LOST
Pawiifier Trains Meet Heal-on
the Bangor and ArooMock
I tail road.
Grindstone. Me.. July 29. Eight
persons are dead, five passengers,
three trainmen, and 14 seriously in
jured as a result of a head-on colli
sion on tbe Bangor & Aroostock
railroad here last night. The trains
were a special with 150 excursionists
and regular passenger express. The
accident apjjears to have been due
to a misunderstanding of orders.
Weekly Bank Statesment.
New York, July 29. The weekly
excebs lawful reserve, increase,
of the finance committee of the In
u u declAred. was one of the
'reasons waicn rorcea tne res-gna-
j tion of Mr. Perkins on Jan. X last
i from his million-dollar-a-year part-
nership in the firm of J. P. Morgan
Senator Kenyon, who was at that
time assistant attorney general and
had charge In tbe department of Jus
tice of what were known as the Har
vester cases, was In favor of the
prosecution of Mr. Perkins and his j
associates, but the persona! Influence
of Mr. Morgan, who had paid Ja,-
ooo.ooo tar Mr.
Opponent of Lorimer Says
There Was Corruption
WINNER HAD FRIENDS
Many of Democratic Legislat
ors Favorable to Him Hop
kins Plot Exposed.
Washington, July 29. Lawrence
B. Stringer, who was the democratic
senatorial candidate against Lori
mer, testifying before the Lorimer
committee today, told of Lorimer's
popularity with the democratic leg-
some soaring this summer."
fslator8, but expressed the opinion
that improper or corrupt practices
was an ingredient entering Lori
YATES AS A PROPHET.
"Ted" Phillips, the Chicago Record-Herald
at Springfield in 1 909,, testified that
former Governor Yates was his
authority for a newspaper article he
wrote Jan. 6, 1909, to the effect that
Lorimer would be elected by the bi
partisans that elected Shurtleff
speaker, if Lorimer would consent.
Phillips said that in a conversation
with Stringer the day before Lori
mer's election, he figured Stringer
out of the race because a "consid
eration" had been asked of him that
he could not furnish. Phillips will
be cross-examined Monday when the
STRINGER TEI.I.S OF PLOT.
Iawrence H. Stringer of I JncoTn, III.,
democratic nominee for United Slates
senator in V.ni'J, yesterday afternoon
corroborated before the Ixrtmer inves
tigation committee of the senate pur.
tions of the story of an alleged plot
to purchase democratic votes for A I
bert J. Hop!: ins early in the senatorial
Mr. Stringer testified that Represen
tative Charles S3. Luke, now dead, to:J
him that he had been invited to Join a
"14 club- of democrats who were to ! that Mr- lorimer would be elected with
vote for Hopkins. jthe aid of democratic votes. He said
Fourteen was the number of addl-J1-3 i'eard rumors of the use of money
tional votes needed by former Senator a tim t election. He air.o
Hopkins at that time to bring about hIH !6a'd he bad knoAn of the gossip ie.
reelection. Mr. Stringer said that Mi .! warding a legislative Jack-pot for mai y
organizer cf the International Har-
vester company, saved his partner j
from prosecution j
SECOXD ESCAPE FOR PER KIM.
This was the second time that Mr.
" r.V .1 ?,rwCBUOn ,n con-!E.
hi-. miu Hie riai. triMer irusi. ia
the early part of 1S06, when Mr.
Roosevelt was fulminating
aga nst i
malefactors of great wealth." At -
torney General Boneparte had in his '
possession proofs sufficient to war-!
rant proceedings against Mr. Per-
Ic' and that the factB co'J,;I be!john W. Gates" was worse today fol-
But at this time Perkins, as chair-
SUP A GIN RICKEY
FROM DEATH URN
Liquor Replaces Yellow Fever
Victim's Ashes at Quaran
tine Night Party.
DR. A. H. DOTY UNDER FIRE
Witness Iiefore Investigating Com.
xnittee Tells of Cay Doings In
New York State.
New York, July 29. During the In
vestigation yesterday afternoon before
Special Commissioner Bulger of the ad
ministration of Dr. Alvah H. Doty at
quarantine witnesses told of signing
permits for vessels to proceed al
though an authorized health officer was
not present. They alo tcld of crap
shooting ami gay parties in the green
room" at quarantine. In which em
ployes and girl visitors held high jinks
One of the witnesses, Arthur Denyac,
said that at a party in ,the "green
room," which is a medical library fur
nished in green on the second floor of
the Quarantine building at Staten Is
land, he had duped the ashes of Col.
George E. Waring, the sanitary engm
eer who uied of yellow fever in Octo
ber, 1S9S, out of a window, and, after
cleaning the urn. had mixed a big gin
rickey in the receptacle.
DEXYSE I'HOI D OF THE STI JIT.
It was during the middle of the aft-
noon session that Denyse told of the gin
rickey episode, thereby causing every
body to Jump to his feet, each lawyer
trying to ask questions at once.
"You say that one night there were
15 persons at one of these parties in
the library? Lawyer George S .Seo
fleld counsel for Dr. Doty asked. "Were
you present V
"Sure," answered Denyse proud'y
"Why I'm. the follow that dumped CoL
Waring's ashes out of an urn and mix
ed a gin rickey In It.
Denyse seemed to enjoy the sensa
tlon he had suddenly plumped into the
GIVES DETAILS OP INCIDENT.
He said he had gone with the parly
for a good time. They had a bottle of
"I thought we'd better make some
use of that gin," he said, "and I told
them so. Some one suggested that 1
make a rickey. I said I would and we
lookedfqr someth!ngto make it in.
There wasn't anything handy and to
one of the men went into the labora
tory to get something.
"He came back with a vase, or urn, I
guess you call it.
" 'Here's Col. Waring's ashes,' he
"I took the nrn over to the window.
dumped the ashes out, and made a rick
ey in It after we'd washed it."
"Well, we had a good time," replied
DOTY NOT PRESEXT AT PARTY.
None of the witnesses said Dr. Dfty
was present during the crap shooting
affairs, the midnight partios, nor .at
any time while girls visited the station
at night. JTho witnesses all Bwore
these parties were made up altogeth
er of employes at quarantine and thttr
Luke gave him the impression that u
money consideration was involved in
the delivery of the votes.
SLI.L1VAX TOLD OF PLOT.
Mr. Stringer said that tho day fol
lowing his conversation with Mr. Luko,
Roger C. Sullivan, democratic national
committeeman, arrived in Springfield.
Tho witness Bald he talked about the
"14 club" with Mr. Sullivan at the time,
and the latter told him ho had come
to Springfield to thwart tho plot.
About the same timj, Mr. Stringer
said, he aiso was told that Edward
Shurtleff, speaker of the house at tii.tt
session, bad had a good deal to do with
preventing the democrats from carry
ing out the deal.
He recalled a day on which Mi.
Shurtleff called the roll of the houjc
ahead o that of the senatu, the order
being reversed, according to common
report, so that he could stop any at-
j tempt to swing democratic votcb to
HESC I.T KXOW.M I .' A D V A . E.
Mr. Stringer said he felt convinced a
week before the end of the deadlocx
of the matter. J
Questioned regarding the part placed 1
by Mr. Sullivan ia swinging deinociat:c j
vote to Senator Ixrimer, Mr. Suing--
er said he had ito information whlU) Chicago, July 29. "Jonah and th
would lead hirn to believe that the narxWha!e is not simply a fih story." ac
tional committeeman di1 not rem-mi , cording to the Rev. II. (,. Jackson, p.ic
V " 7 V '
the fact that most of the bullivau leru-'
ucrais were in me oipariir.an comaiCd j
Other witnesses yesterday wer A.JashameJ to preach about Jonab ol
McCordic of Chicago, former United!
; Chicago and Thomas McOuire of the i
..r-,,i iw irii,,, o .nt.- t
i, - v,
Gates' Condition Worse. -
!-. -l 3 T,.ll.- Tt.n rr.r..;f .n -f i
lowing a chill which developed c !
slight puinjnary ccxgestiou during'
the nUht. I
CANADA IS TO
CAST VOTE ON
Parliament Dissolves and
Question Goes to the
A VICTORY PREDICTED
Premier Laurier Fulfills Ulti
matum Delivered to Oppo
Ottawa. Ont.. July 29. Parliament
dissolved this afternoon. Nominations
were fixed for Sept. 14 and elections
Sept. 21. The dissolution of parlia
ment carries the quaati.iii of reciproc
ity between the United States and Ca:
ada before the Canadian electu.-ato,
where the reciprocity issue from this
time until election will be the control
APPEAL TO THE COl XTRY.
The announcement of the dissolu
tion was the fulfillment of Premier
Lau-lcr s ultimatum delivered to the
opposition forces last Monday, that
continued resistance to a vote would
be met by the appeal to the country.
The present liberal government h-ia
large majority, but the ahj'-CM of tha
cloture rule made it impossible to se
cure a vote by which the majority
could adopt the reciprocity measure.
OX E OF TWO HEsrir.
In the event (of the 3ii;cess of thj
liberal party at the polU thj new pard
ment will at once pass the leciproc'.ty
measure, whereas a defeat of the lib
erala will mean the passing of Premier
Laurier and the permanent shelving ol
GO TO PENITENTIARY
Gilbert J. Perkins And Charles
Franklin Are Sentenced at
Krie, Pa., Today.
Erie. Pa., July 29. Gilbert P..
Perkins was sentenced to thre yean
in the federal prison at Leavenworth
and Charles Franklin to five years
in the same institution, for using tho
malls to commit fraud. It wa nl
leged Perkins and Franklin had sent
"black hand" letters to Millionaire
Charles H. Strong In connection with
tho desecration of tho mausoleum
of Congressman W. L. Scott of tbli
CHICAGO MAYOR IS
AFTER CHAINED SOAP
Will Ask an Ordinance ProhibltlJiJi
Alleged Nuinaiico in Hotels of
Chicago, July 2T. Mayor Harrison
is opiKwd to "chained" soap In public
wash rooms and af'er the Kiimrncr va
cation adjournment will ask the coun
cil to pass an ordinance prohibiting
the alleged nuisance. "If there Is any.
thing I hate It i to go into a hotel
wanhroom and !e compelled to use o
cake of soap chained up as if the pro
prietor feared it might escape," said
For Padding Census.
I -a Crossi;, Wi., July A tnessagl
from Eau Claire, where the United
Stated grand Jury Is In tiession, says
that a high city official and prominent
lawyer of Sujrior were Indicted, (or
alleged padding of tho eiisu8 return
of th; city of Superior, Wis.
E. M. Shepard Dead.
Lake George, N. Y., July 29. Li
i ward M. Shepard, political leader, ol
; HrookJyn die d last nlg.U at his tannine!
1 home, Erlowest.
TO WHALE TALE
I-piscopal churc h, w ho aldreh-ied '.u
ues Kiaines campmeecing itojj
"Many preacherii ar afraid or at
fear of being laughed at, bat th boo
of all the books i;i the old testament
't,.rr ,... .?!. uv tl:.-ii sm-AtrU- lulcca uC
,. .,, tV...
i given a an answer by thoe who ar-
gue that it v,rt id have been hnpojjl-
. . !,r,-.K tt. hri'ft Tt-1 T. i ft i t h A
whale's stomach for three days with-
out being digested. It was a plain caw
of acute lndigsietion on the part of th