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ISLAND ARGUS. P
SIXTY-FIRST YEAR. XO. 193.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 29, 1912. TEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Are Overwhilming Win
ners in Primaries.
NOT A TAFT DELEGATE
Democratic Aspirant Loses but;
One County, Stronghold of
Opposition to Him.
Newark. N. J ,
May 2rt N-' arly rem-
i leip returns this morning show
ltoosevelt arid Wilson overwhelming
winners in the Jersey primaries.
I fifiTi, . 1 1 e T e n! iinii lit r.oon illdl-
rated Uoosev. It s plurality over Taft
tt i:.0 and Wilson's lead, bawd on
votes for delcgatcs-at-large. about!
Latent rcturtis Indicated Roose
velt's plurality ner Tall nnL'tit run
to li, boo. Some leaders estimated it
will reach 2".'i'0.
The Roosevelt victory was a clean
sweep and be will ajparel.t ly have
aii tin- Ft,!!' 'ts -J'-!1 gate.-, in "he
preference vote, bis plurality was
fully id, (noi over Taft. Tlie result
exceeded the expectation? of the most
enthusiast!'' Roosevelt leaders. In
onie districts Room'VcI' reehed ten
votes t" one cast for Taft.
Wii m: I .(.i:m.l.
The Woson triumph was only a
tritle lens i omplete
lost four d
It t-aies out of the 2 and
Were tlected from Kssex
county, tiie stronghold of the anti
Wilson machine, where he had no
hopes of winning.
The Wilson vote was a staggering f,nd convention proposed an unin
blow to the jintis, being in a ratio of ttructed delegation.
About six to "tie. Some districts went'
for t!ie i;oeriior at- l.iuh as 2" to 1.
I iimii' Mi'i'uiti i'i: i v 1 1 u . i .
'I -if- n !',.! pli.ri.iitien in four
't the -I iin.:.t.es .! ll:e state. He'
il.uuoi i.h.-' s' 1 1 M,t m jj.e fpr.ui-.,.
Inix (listri is. Iii V r i . - of'the factoryi
town In ii' !ie spoke yes'erJay Just!
I eli ie th" o;.' i.r . of t'le pulls, he
was beaten 4" to 1. I
The La Foi'n'tte vote was n negli
gible factor, being not more than two
I er cent of the entire vote cast.
oi.iiM.i. Mir m urn im:i.
Oyster Bay, .May 29. -"The result
in New Jersey pp aks for itself," said
Itoosevelt today. "I don't see that'
Jersey lias left much for me sav ." j
The colonel said that after the Ohio
vote he had asserted the contest for
the nomination was settled. So tho
result in New Jersey, in his opinion,
did not alter the situation.
Hi:H MIT IIEI 1KT.
Asked whether he will now begi:i
to make plans for the fall campaign,
since he felt confident of obtaining the
nomination, the ex-president said
"In the coiirst of a long period as a
hunter 1 learned never to divide a
bear skin until the bear is dead."
Il'l I II Sill. I. IIIMIIllM.
Washington. May 29. So far as a
"T... o'v.- " ,
complete victory in New Jersey has
brought to a close an unprecedently '
bitter fight in which Roosevelt, Taft
and La Foliette engaged for months.;
South Dakota's piiinary an, I state
oiiveiitieiis In Arizona ami Ohio w ill
not enxage the personal activities of
Roosevelt or Taft. La Follette is
scheduled to speak In South Dakota.1
ltlillH 1.1 T I. ! IK Ml. I
Dixon, manager for Kooseveit, to -
flay tua.ie the prediction that Koo.-e-
elt will have More than six hundred
delegates on the firnt ballot exclusive
of contested delteatts. Taft s mana
ger. McKlnley, inserted t lie presi
dent's actual streiigth Is &74. exclus
ive of delegates-at-larg in Ohio and
Texas. He was emphatic in the pre
diction of a nomination on the first
MF.XE MIU--T4 TO ( Mil I.O.
Washington 1 eadq jart. rs of the
npublua-i iiituliilales will move to
M nn' .. i.iiii.i. 1111 c.r l' eiilllt oat-
tie t ctorp the rn'.loi.a. convention
Tnft's attorneys have completed their
1I1 fins.' in ail ruses where the Koose
clt forces are i-onrestins delegates.
It Is understood all I riefn and evl
r.etH'e wit; be filed with Secretary
Hayward at ('hi'.ago before lor.tght.
II I. II Kt K I P M-W.
The attltc.de of the Taft managers
l.ere indicates they will lend thijr
full support to Chairman New In an
ffort to seat Klihu Root as feaipo
rary chairman of the convention.
D'x.m predicted Governor llad'ey
c' Missouri would be K onset ell's
t !.o;i e for temi-orary chairman.
TFT t I. MM HMD l.ll.
Wafhlr.g'on. May 29.- -Taft s belief
that he h.s enough de'ieca'eg pledged
i.nd instructed to control tie cor.xen-
tie.11 was not shaken by the victory
if Kooseve1; !:. N. .les,. !i.
house otf.i ial it: rule no o;!'wial state-
who saw the
president tod.iv would not recede
i.v..i n e riu-u'..i vu i.suc
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island, Davenport, Moline,
Fair tonight and Thursday. Warm
Temperature at 7 a. m. 54. Highest
yesterday 79, lowest last night 54.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 10 miles
Stage of water. 9.4. a rise of .1 In
i last 2 4 hours.
J. M. SHERJER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun sets 7:22, rises 4:32. Evening
Star: Mars. Mornlnjr Stars: Venus,
Jupiter, Mercury, Saturn.
made public In his New Jersey
speeches in which he said he had 30
more than necessary.
I P TO OMMITTF.R.
Friends of Tan admitted today.
publican national commitfee. They j
are confident, however, the commit-,
Itce will be for Taft. Talk of defec:
: tions in southern dele gates pledged or j
instructed for Taft was revived today.
; It was iositively stated the president's
name would be presented to the con
vention no matter what happened,
and that this would bear out state
ments he niale months ago that
- nothing but death" would keep him
out of lhe fint-
lVTKitfTF.n n PI,TT0RM.
He Is Interested now particularly in
a platform, it is said, and the se
lection of a man to present his name
to the convention. Work has been done
on a platform by several senators,
but it was said today It had not been
Kilt ( I.1IIK I hINTl(K.
Louisvilie, May 29. The Kentucky
democratic state convention convened j
here today to name the -( delegates j
to the Baltimore convention. Nearly
l.o'Ki of the 1,224 delegates are in-'
strurted for Clark. j
w mh;tox ii-:mo'h ts split, j
Washington, May 29. The dis-1
t rift of Columbia democratic conven
tion split today. Nearly half the j
delegates went to another hall and
organized a separate concntion. The,
original convention prepared to en
dorse delegates for Clark and the sec- j
Colorado Springs, Col., May 29.
Grief at the deathbed of his father
restored speech to Thomas Austion,
who today talks clearly after Id years
"If my death brings back your
said the father, "I die
MAYORS ASKED TO AID
FIGHT ON SOCIAL EVIL
I Chicago, May 'J'J. An appeal to
stamp out the social evil was made
( by Lean Walter Summer of the Ca
jthedral SS. I'eter and Paul and
.chairman of the Chicago vice commis
sion before the annual convention of
the mayors of Illinois in session at
Kvanston. He read statistics to
show i.'i per ci nt of the supporters
of the evil were married men. I'rolits
o" the owners of disorderly resorts in
Chiesgo, he ' declared, aggregated
1 1 6,'miii,oim) a year. .
new phase developed
IN THE ARCHBALD CASE
Washington. May 29.
live Webb brought out a new phase
in the Archbald case today when he
difw from T. II. Jones, a Scranton
coal operator and culm bank dealer,
an admission that he was a partner
with Judge Archbald In an effort to
close a deal with the Girard estate of
l'h'ladelpbia for a coal dump of the
'Lehitti Yallev railroad. The ir.ms-
action took plaie
six months ago.
A TOTAL OF 260
Chicago, May 29. The last day that he had arranged for the corrup
for filing contests for delegates to the Lou of the juror.
ti.lt innsl re rt 11 It I lefl n rnnuitiinn I tr n
a rush. A force of clerks
was kept busy receiving and tabulat
ing letters and telegrams notifying
the committee of the contests. It is
estimated there will be a total of
loo contests of which 22a are by the
Roosevelt forces and 35 by Taft men.
It is understood about fifteen of the
llinois republican delegates w ill go
to Oyster Bay Saturday to confer
vith Roosevelt in response to an !n-
vitation received yesterday.
Chairman New of the subcommittee
on arrangements today declared the
proposal to permit only uncontested
delegates to organize the convention
w as contrary to convention precedent, successful as was believed. The 1. ft
The rlan was suggested by Orm6by,ee was ir.fiamcd at the time cf the
MoHarg, who will represent Roose- operation, but the inflammation has
velt in the contests. New said
.:nor.g the duties rf the committee -
' m.-n are preliminary steps for organ -
Llr.g the convention and to relinquish
these duties cr fail to perform them
would be equivalent to retiring be -
fore their term cf cfTae was com-
$500 IN CASH
Former RVNamara De
tective Sticks to Darrow
MONEY FROM ATTORNEY
Deposit Slip, Bank Book andjflies
Jheck Are Identified and
Admitted in Evidence.
Los Angeles, Cal., May 29. Con
tinuing his story of the alleged brib
ery of Juror Bain. Bert Franklin said:
"I paid him J 400 cash."
The next day franklin reported Ins
puc,''!is to Clarence Darrow, he said..
a deposit sup for i, '(, wnion
l-ranklin saul w as given him by Dar-
row. a bank book of the witness and of tlle fiy ,)ost until sonle orie reveal
a cheek for drawn by him wer (,d the truth. Oflicials contemplate a
i.ieiuiiied and admitted in evidence. riud on breeding places.
-TIME TO l.l'.T Hl.'' j
Franklin, who was formerly chief de- j
tf ctive for the McN'amara defense, and
rw star witness for the prosecution
m the trial of Attorney Harrow for
alleged jury bribery, took the s'and
late yesterday and gave his account
of the alleged manner in whiih Dar-
row. then chief counsel for the Mc-
Naniara brothers, and he himself a'-
tenured to brihe jurors in the trial of
!Lm It VcVamara i
"It's about time to get busy with the
jury," Franklin quoted Darrow as say
ing to him on Oct. 5, 1511.
RIK F.HK M IIF. K FOR fl.OOO.
The next day, he said, Darrow gave
him a check for $l,ouo to be used in
buying the vote as a juror of Robert
M. Bain, who later became the first
c lupn. in tVe 11 n 1 ITronL-'in citl
he had Known Bain for 2' years, and
FALLING BODY INJURES
A MINISTER IN CHICAGO
Chicago. May 29. A window
washtr in a downtown building was
killed today when he fell from an
eighth floor and Rev. Henry H. Heck
of Brooklyn was injured when struck!
by the falline body. Heck was re-
moved to a hospital. j
General Booths Eye in Danger.
London, May 29. The physicians in
atter.ianre on General Booth of the
Salvation Army are afraid that the op-
1 eration for a cataract has not been as
spread to the otter eye, seriously
; jeopardizing its sight.
, Baptists to Meet In Detroit,
I's M01r.es, May 29. The Northern
, - -
! Baptist convention decided today 'oi
hold ii text acuual met ling at De-
BOYS BREED FLY
TO WIN REWARD
Health Authorities in Flashing,
N. Y., Unearth Ingenious
Stroke of Enterprise.
YOUNGSTERS AS RIVALS
Traps of Mosquito Netting With Mo
lasses and Tainted Me&ta to
Draw in Victims.
Flushing, N. 1. May 29. A cam
paign against the housefly which was
inaugurated by the authorities recent
ly resulted in curious complications
owing to the rivalry among small
boys for prizes offered to those turn.
ng in the largest quantity of dead
MOLASSES AS BAIT.
As the campaign waxed hotter the
supply of flies diminished. Then some
ingenious boy contestants devised fly
breeding establishments which insur
ed a maximum "catch" with a mini
mum amount of labor. Tainted meat
and molasses were used to encourage
flies. With an improvised trap of
mosquito netting hung above a
breeding place, a catch of a rint or
BOILING HIM OUT
r x r l. - zj r
Sun lo Dissolve the Steel liut la Under
more was insured every day.
; Members of the anti-fly society
( were nuzzled at the sudden increase
YATES IS PUT ON
STATE'S PAY ROLL
(Special to The Argus.)
Springfield, 111., May 29. Former
ernor Richard Yates of this city!
has been appointed by Governor
unce department, succeeding O. B.
Ryan of Streator, who resigned some'
l'"'c l" laRC a "J""-"" - -
'"" " luuiimuy mi
The salary is $4,000 per
R0STR0N IS GIVEN A CUP
BY TITANIC SURVIVORS
New York, May 29. Captain Ros
tron, commander of the Carpathia,
today was presented with a handsome
silver loving cup by a committee of
Titanic survivors. Gold and silver
bronze medals, together with a fram-!
ed set of resolutions, were presented
to the officers and the entire crew.
L ON DON'S DOC KS STI LL
' ....-.-n oiunn nt-
UNDtR GUARD OF POLICE
London, May 29. The situation at
London docks today was practically
unf hanged. Work
was still carried
on under protection of the police, The
strikers believe a conference be- ;
tween representatives of both parties j To Drop Flowers From Sky.
May 31 will result in a settlement of 1 Milwaukee, Wis.. May 29 Milwau
the differences. j fcee -will be the first American city to
! celebrate Memorial day by the use of
uiroen ror women convicts.
Insine, Kans., May 29. A new sts-
tem has been introduced in the Kan -
, - ....... . - , r j ' hi "it"
convict are given work in eardens.
! The innovation causes them to regain
1 tneir nealtn aai spirts-
New Outbreaks in Prov
inces Where Quiet Had
NASHVILLE IS0N SCENE
Gunboat Reaches Nipe Bay to
Protect Large American
Washington. May 29. It is admit
ted here the Cuban rebellion is be
coming worse in Orlente province,
with a probability the flame of in
isurrection will burst out again in
other provinces where the disturb-
nces were believed to nave Deen
XOT TO IXCHESE FOIU E.
It was said at the state department I
there was no present intention of In- turbame growing out of the presiden
creasing the American naval force in tial election the city is quiet. Business
Cuban waters. Is-, proceeding as usual.
The gunboat Nashville arrived in
Nipe bay yesterday to investigate i Guilty of Libeling Clayton,
conditions reported serious. Many j Washington, D. C, May 29 Henry
large American interests are located . w. A. I'age. the New York linen mer
in the vicinity. j chant on trial here on a charge or
tkh xe.ho ixsriuiEXTS. j criminal libel in the circulation of de-
Ilavana, May 29. Twelve
were captured today
j 5Q,000 SET ASIDE FOR
U 1 1 I YSdUKG JUBILEE
Washington, May 29. The senate
, passed an unanimous bill appropriat-
ne J 1511 000 tor the government's
ing $150,000 tor the
Participation in the peace jubilee at
Gettysburg in 1913 on the occasion of ,
the 50th anniversary of the battle. '
Negotiations of the Japanese for
land in Magdalena bay, Mexico, were
referred today by the senate foreign;
relations committee to a subcommit-i
tee for investigation to determine if!
acquisitions of territory or con-
cessions there will encroach upon the
! Monroe doctrine.
Powers May Determine War.
Rome, May 29. The powers have
formally notified Turkey that they will
not tolerate the closing of the Darda
nelles, even if Italy should occupy more
islands in the Aegean sea. Although
this notice is ostensibly to safe-
guard neutral interests
amounts to intervention in the dir. c -
lion of peace
"ic .nvjiiont. cuaiiu u i fi me great
the National Soldiers
i home, where
.?,00 veterans of the
: v.i a l a i c ihu:i i rn n iintif Kiifii'tt
' woman will scatter flower. nvr
j graves while riding with Aviator Kear
TAFT HIT WITH A
WET PAPER BALL
Chief Wilkie Clears Up Myste
rious Attack on President
While in New Jersey.
BREAKS UP HIS MEETING
Speaker Is Rapidly Driven Away in
Fear That rackagc Might Have
Rutherford, N. J., May 29. Chief
Wilkie of the secret service has been i
conducting an investigation here Into J
an attempted attacK on r resiueui
Taft while speaking In the public
square Saturday night. Wilkie put
through the third degree an Italian
who is said to have thrown a package
which hit the president in the face.
Thus far no arrests have been made.
A statement given out by Frank
Buckles, leader of the Taft organiza
tion nere, says:
lweive tnousana persons assem-1
bled in the public square were disap- Young Men s Christian association, un
pointed in not hearing the president folded a remarkable storv today in
speak because of the act of a vandal. (
As the package struck the president s :
race, or came down scraping nis race, ;
he was about to speak, but the secret
service men pushed him back in his
seat and took charge of affairs.
SOAKEII IX WATF.lt.
They ordered the car ahead at full
speed through the crowd, not know
ing what was in the paper, and got
away. Later they were informed the
paper had been soaked in water to
make it heavy."
Chicago, May 29. George J.
Laughlin, a pipeman, was Instantly
killed, and Lieutenant Morris O'Day
'end Frank Swickrath, also a fireman,
were seriously injured when a hose
fi rf in letiieh t hnv u-.ra to rrn ,1 1 w cr
to a fire, was demolished in a col
lision with a Chicago Junction rail- j
way sw itch engine. The vehicle was
thrown across several tracks and
Laughlin was caught beneath it.
Nashville Announcement was
made here of a gift of $25,000 to
Fisk university, a negro institution,
by J. Fierpont Morgan.
Sterling, 111. The executive com
mittee of the State Farmers insti
tute decided to hold the next state in
stitute at Sterling, commencing Feb.
Dannemora, N. Y., Nicola Cunzolt
was electrocuted at Clinton prison for
the murder Oct. 10, 1910, of Michael
J. Mac.Mahon, a Troy policeman, in
sanity was tho defense.
Dallas, Texas Returning here
from their 1,000-mile swing through
the center of Texas, the Associated
Advertising Clubs of America wound
v. their annual convention and tho
delegates departed for their homes.
Peru Following the dis-
famatorv literature acainsr Chairman
at Henry D. Clayton of the house judici-
lary committee and other members of
congress, was found guilty by a jury.
Wright Holding Own.
Dayton, Ohio, May 29. Wilbur
Wright is holding his own, but theie
is little chance left for him, said his
Amendment Voted Down. 1
Washington, May 29. The senate. 1
2ii to :;i. voted down an amendment i
to the metal taiiff bill to place f irm j
implements on the fr'e list.
A TYPICAL LEPER
Bay City, MI'h., May 19. Physi
cians made a persona! examination of
Hirschfield, a bUh.jecfed leper who
was recently brought here from Cen
ttrwlle, Iowa, and they lor.iirmed tint
oitca.ie a: tvi.e-iti le-r.-roaw. Tho
! ,,,. ai!,hrr,;i,, Z
... 4 i,l 111 Bin 111 roniieciiou won wi
the man to remain in his own home. i;id;,aping of Marian Bleakley. known
He will be allowed to spend h:a time aa the 'in '11 bat or baby." in 1909. to
out of doors in a backyard or on a day was taken t the penitentiary to
jor'h, but will be required t.
ke'-p ( ff the
lent pordi a:i wii: not l.e
allowed on the strt-eis. Mrs. Hirsrfa
fieid dec ided to remain w ith her hus
band and sue will be Eubje'td to the
The couple's four
children will be Permitted to see .and
taiK with iheir psrents, but cannot old. Thomas J. Ritchey, her new hus
ilive at home. Rciaiivci will tare Land, is C2. Her five former husbauda
for thou. ' are dead.
Y. M. C. A. Secretary Re
veals Life Story of Cal
AIP AQWQ FOR filVflRPP
ii nw viiwiiuiivii
Wins Her After Five-Year
Search, Only to Lose Her
. - . Temporarily.
Stockton, Cal., May 29. Frank R.
Buckalew. general secrotnrv of the
connection with the in ardor of O. H.
Toifver and wife, in San Diego. Sun-
day, by u,,rt (; invis. Buckalew is
well acquainted with Ixvis. He saw
him no later than 10 days ago, notic
ing at tiie time he appeared morose
and gloomy. Buckalew's story of his
acquaintance with Iewis follows:
"I became acquainted with Lewis at
the association rooms, where Lewis
called for mail, and one day I invited
him to my office, where he told me his
MKKTS KIRI. OF IMIKVMV
"Lewis was a New York boy, an
aspiring pugilist, but of gentlemanly ap
pearance and behavior. Seven or eight
years ago, while he was boxing in New
Yoik, he met a Swedish girl.
" 'She was the prettiest girl I ever
saw,' said Lewis. 'I couldn't get her
out of my mind. Soon I became a reg
ular caller at her home. Her parents,
however, had no intention of allowing
her to mairy an American, expecting
to take her back to Sweden, and one
evening when I called she was not at
SKXT AWY IIY PAHF.XTS.
"'Her people liad sent her away. I
tried in vain to find her. I mailed let
teis to every city of importance in
the country, but most of them came
hack "wjth u 'uncalled "trtarnp upon-'
" 'Then I became desperate and
started out to find her. For five years
I wandered over the country, visited
city after city, saw thousands of pretty
girls, but never the object of my
"'Often while lying on my back on
the top of a freight car, I could see
her taie outlined in the stars and
would resolve to keep up my search.
ItKIMIKI) IX 0KI.AXII.
" 'Finally I landed in Oakland and
became acquainted with a Danish mas
suer, who invited me to call at hu
home, saying ho would make me ac
quainted with a beautiful young lady
who was visiting his wife.
" 'I went and found my long lost
sweetheart in my arms.
'"We married two weeks later."
"Lewis blamed the Toll vers for hav
ing estranged his wife and persuaded
her to begin divorce proceedings," said
Buckalew, "when he became ill In
Sacramento a few months ago. How
ever, his wife hastened to his bedside
and they were reconciled."
QUEEN OF ENGLAND MAY
GET ILLIN0ISAN PARDON
Mt. Vernon, 111., May 29. Jumbo Ad
ams, in prison at Chester, III., for kill
ing a man. may be pardoned through
efforts of the queen of Knglaiid. Th-;
: P''mer was on. e a pean nsner arm
found a g m which is now the centr il
jewel in a necklace worn by the Brit
ish qreen. She has been informed of
Adams' imprisonment and that he is
the man who found li' r favorite pearl.
j Therefore .' lie is ititercnting herself
; In a plan to have Adams released. Tho
question of a pardon will be heard in
.June by the state hoard A self i!c
i fei:.-e phu will be urged in behalf of
TO REVISE THE RITUAL
OF METHODIST CHURCH
j Miiinea; oils, May 29.--T!ie Metho
jdist Kpi:-"opal 'inference today or
'dered a commission to prepare a re
iv sion of tiie ritual and present It to
tiie 1 9 I 1; ei.nvf r.t ion and increased
1 the salaries of bishops from $r(,Oin)
to $t;,.".i'oi of which $1,000 is for liv
ing :'pemed aud J.'iijO for fcetretary's
GENTRY TAKEN TO PEN
TO BEGIN HIS SENTENCE
To;eka, Kan., Slay 29. Joseph M.
i..,. ,i ......... ,1. ...i.i. i
7. ..I. A
Ef.rve one to live years. Gentry had
n;;rea!ed for a pardon in vain.
Wedded Sixth Time at 72.
Carlyle. I!l.,May 29. Mairied six
times is the record established by
Mrs. Susan McNeill, who is 72 years