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SIXTY-FIRST YEAR. XO. 205.
WEDNESDAY JUNE 12, 1912. TWELVE PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
rHTTTTi TTb T OT7 TC1T A TT
THE VOTES OF
Roosevelt Man Shown to
Have Bolted Regular
HISTORY IS REPEATED
Two Sets of Delegates Elected
to Chicago Begin Hearing
of California Contests.
Chicago, June U. When the repub
lican national committee met today,
the f! rut contest taken up was Arl-
rounn kix delet-at-sat large. The his-i
torv of the double convention at Tuc-i
t.n was related hy reprcscnta 1V. s ol j
bo'h faction. !
Dannie! J. Kbler, for the Taft fac i
tion. said no prm.ar;. law was in effect !
when the m.-.t.. -,.m,i,,.a. .-.-.H..H the i
Ha'e convention. Elder declared the
Roosevelt forces left the regular con-
venilon, which th' ti organized "peace.; Kentucky sears, president Taft was
fully" with t;s nf the '.0 votes which, given the remainder,
had been recognized on the "tempor- ; liovcrnor Herbert S. Hadley of Mis
ery roll.-' SOiiri, "dark horse" possibility, who
I'llit h:t l i.mi'ok tio rl.l.. ! will come before the committee this
George I. R. ci, i.i. fur the Roosevelt
fortes, sai l Governor Kilihy pro'es'cd
utuin.-t ii'lop'icn ot the temporary roli,
winch they ,i:i not behove legal. Two
conventions wire th'ti held, and the
question U whit ii the let-al one.
A '" ' "'" ' B'.iah to seat the Rouse
M l' d. ! .at ion was deli -ated af ' r a
Jell l ,i II I:. I ! been re tllSC'l.
On v r.a voi f. ote the Taft deli
wi re .U' i: . lini to scat in th
u ' l it hi :ori: i t;.
Hefoto tijf A: ioiia m- was taken
up. Si i.a'ot In.;. iiiri! n.;ei fer th"
Taft loin .. S. I.I.' to have rtopend
the i i. ernii l-.intiuky i ast', in which cf Kansas City as the Taft "compro
Konsevel' nd Taft w '.iw n en jue ile-, wmu" meULUtrn. It was said the Taft!
gat,, i in h. oviiishy McHarg, contest manapers had "framed" to split the
manager for Roosevelt, protested the contesting delegates in the First dis-(ini-ion
wa i-remilar. The discus- ,rict an'' also 1" 'he Fifth, the latter
nion was ilelerreil without net '.on when
lian iiiim Ki.sewater sni;isted that
He iii.itti.r l.e taKeti to the emu cut ion.
The I'tlltlllttee neyt took Up the ((ill-
t .-t ill the Fourth district of California.
iii.m .iii i:iiii.k.
A roli u.l wiis rcfi.Md on Borah's
motion to si. i' the KooM-Nel! dele
gates from I he Fourth California
dlsnu t. U was defeated by a lva,
to We.lt tl
1 on Kstal rook's n.otioU
Ian dele.ites carried.
The national i oiiiiiiittce met u commerce anil labor, made illegal.
itiio!:i' a'iai fi(,iu (.oenior ll:ram This done, it would not be unlikely
Johnson of California and Francis J.'tliaf the national convention, were it
Henev i f h.iii Fi.itifisco during the t onf rolled by Taft, would refuse to
hea.n.i . f ile California case. recognize Neideringuaus, who is a
i- Tin itri i v.i.iiii 1 1 . Roosevelt man. In that event the
!' .. i.-:. on w,iR opened by Taftites would elect Otto F. Stifel.
Frc ! i ! i r.ijiiii, one of tilu Taft Stifel sat yesterday on the national
oiliest managers. He declared the 'omniittee holding Mr. Nagel'g proxy.
Taft delegates had received a major-; hoot l'l.lMM, sikk h.
lty of th,. votes m the, Fourth dia-i Washington. June 12 qp9ir
Irlit. I tiller 1 1 .
California primary I
!;iw. however. lUht
f district rei-
resentatioii was denied and the "unit
lule" was applied to the whole Call-
Governor Hadley asked Bryan if
he thought the (all of tlie republican
nation. il convention superior t' the
,.-- ... . .... i. .
'Aliei, the state law interferes
with ;t.- iiriif .r p.trty law. the na-
lioii.i, i.ci.iuM.eg ruling is au-
preii.e. -i:i Bryan. 'ment, offered by W. K. Shellabarger
llehcv ,1, ten. led the Roosevelt 1 of Decatur at the annual meeting of
delegates in a vigorous manner. He1, the Illinois Grain Dealers' association
assailed the members of the com-1 that relations with the National
mlttee. particularly on Senator Mur-j Grain Dealers' association be contln
rav Crane of Massachusetts, whom he td fPr one year only, instead of in
adiiressed us a man who had "no re- cVftnttelv. hn been aciente.l hl.
I ec 'lability to lose."
( iii i) sioie goods.
"Are you here to aruue this case?"
dem.iiidei! Chubb of Florida. , tlonal organization. Opposition to
"No." shouted Heney. "I came ; continued membership grows out of
here for ti e purpose of apprising the a belief that the national body is con
pnsidei.t l.e is acuptiug stolen tfolled by receiving Interests.
goods if le takes these delegates' The Illinois grain dealers elected
hen you give them to him." ; a Metcalf of Illiopolis, secretary;
Rosewnter told Henev to confine H. I. Balliwin, Decatur, treasurer. W.
himself to argument an 1 not "talk I- Shallabarger of Decatur was elected
to the galleries. " Heney
the following stinging
frcm Governor Johnson.
itt'.i i i:s 10 iiti ui.
' I decline to appear before the
cemniittee I will r.'t submit to trial
to the title of property by the thief
who steals it. The so tailed contest
In the Fourth d str-.n Is mythical. If
this coii.'intree mn put two of our
delegate en trial. 1 don't see what
to prevent them rutting ail of
trem on trial."
Af'er th comnitf'ee voted tho
Roos-velt factii'ti down by a vote of
3 T to II. .Inrt'ea A Tnwr.ev declared
thM any action hv the 'committee
which would riri irtiie the power cf
the ta'e to invade the district
won!1. i staid'.!. . a pr.clent
whl.h would ''overthrow republican
ITlnr'pIes." ard Borah in a vlcorous
Hieech, declared the cor,m!tte
i-.aklng It Irtpcjs'.ble for a reputll -
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island, Davsnport, Moline,
Generally cloudy tonight and
Thursday, not much change in tem
perature, light easterly winds.
Temperature at 7 a. m., 6". High
est yesterday, 85; lowest last night,
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m., 4 miles
Relative humidity at 7 p. m., 4 8,
at 7 a. m., 63.
Stage of water 8.6, a fall of .1 In
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun eu 7:31, rise 4:28. Evening
Stars: Mars, Jupiter. Morning stars:
Venus. Mercury, Saturn.
ran to r"-pse over the nation the
next four years."
S( IMI KI.KHIIII) M OKK 1IKNKI .
During the roll eail a bitter attack i
on Heney was made by Committee-1
man Schackleford of Alaska, who
oted for the Taft delegates. He.
declared Alaska had been "robbed by I
the Xoyes machine of Minnesota and I
Heney was its chief counsel."
The committee next took up the;
Louisiana contest involving six dele-
The Ixmisiana six delegates at
arce were credlted t0 Taft. The VOte i
mas 4 S to 2.
iiht a Hit to m.o Kl..
Theodore Roosevelt got his first
award Tuesday in the way of contested '
delegates from the republiian national ;
committee. On a compromise the col-
nnel ot mo out of the m contested
week as a Roosevelt contestant from I
Missouri. Hat on the committee, hold-j
ing the proxy of Sidney Richer of the
District of Columbia. He took no part
in the arguments, however, asserting i
that he was merely there "to get the '
run of things."
KKI'CIIITI OF f'OMIMtOMIsK. j
Rumors were afloat that the Taft I
men had offered llovertior Hadley a !
compromise in the Missouri contest,
whereby he and Frederick Essen, the ;
, so-called St. Iuis "boss," were to be
seated as Itooscvelt members of the
delegation a' large and Joseph C.
IMack of Richmond and Harry I). Train
the Kansas City district, where a di
rect primary wns held, and to annex
the Third. Seventh and Fourth dis
trict delegates for the president. This
woi:ld give the president control of the
Missouri delegation by 2 i to 1
ttoii.n f.ii: Ti-wr m vtk.
If such a compromise were affected,
politicians say the Missouri state con
vention would have l,e(.n invalidated
and the election of Thomas K. Xeider-
inghaiis as na'ional committeeman to
succeed Charles Nacel. secretarv of
Root, Taft's choice for chairman of
the rhlram riri.lniin l,...i i
conference todav with the president
Some of the details of Root's speech
- - -r ' rt n n.i I
and planks of the platform are said
to have been discussed. Root leaves
today for Chicago.
STATE GRAIN MEN TO
QUIT THE NATIONAL
Peoria, III., June 12. An amend
labarger served notice that at the
next annual meeting he would advo-
i rate dissolving relations w ith the na-
RAILROAD WRECK KILLS
TWO AND INJURES FIFTY
Dalton. Ga., June 12. A Western
& Atlantic excursion train was
wrecked near here this morning, kill
Ine two persons and injuring over 50.
The injured were brought here.
BREWER DIES ON
Chicago. Jur.e 12. Otto Tosetti,
vice president of the Tosetti Brew
ing company, committed suicide to
day by f-hootirvg. committing the deed
cn his mother's grave in Oak wood cem-
Storm Center Snap
kJ . ..
Though his power Is broken in
Pennsylvania, Boies Penrose, nation
al committeeman from that state, is
wielding a hie influence for Taft Just
now in Chicago.
ARMY OFFICER AND
AN AVIATOR KILLED
Air fatalities in 1910 35
Number of Victims in 1911 82
Fatalities so far in 1912 26
College Park, Md.. June 12.--l.ieii-t
nant I.eightou W. Hazlchurst of Ma
con, Ga., 17th infantry, U, S. A., and
A. I.. WeMi of Washing j i were kill-
... wo-, ....:-,.iB t w ,
army aeroplane. i the Wright type :a
whith they were alolt toll to the i
.1 1.:!.. T- l . .. . . i.. t . ...
ground at the army aviatio i school
and was wrecked
ihe men being
crushed under it.
Welch was in charge ''i th tr.a iiin-j
and Hazlchurst was a passeiigi r. "hey
had ascended about juu feet when
they dipped to descend and go up
iiirin. When about 3' feet from the
ground and going at tremendous speed,
estimated by Witnesses to be f.u or
miles an hour, the machine ol!ipsed
and dashed to the ta.-.h.
The machine was hiought t0 the
army aviation field three ; k s ao by
Orville Wright. Welch . i ,v it It h.in
from Dayton, Ohio, and i: . inh l i
pass the season hen- a.-i -i Je;c.i.-r for
the Wright company. Fifteen flights
had been made in the maih.ne a; Col
bve Paik wi'hou' accident. Both Haz
'thuist and Welch had made sur-ess-ful
trips in the machine early in :h
afternoon. Welch had been in the employ of the
Wright brothers for three years and
was said by Orvtlle Wright to b,- one
of his best teachers.
LET WOMEN VOTE
Bay. X. V..
announced this afternoon
I.indsey of Denver,
that he is in favor of woman suffrage
and the platform submitted to the
Chicago convention will contain an
unequivocal declaration to that ef
fect. FREEL IS CHARGED WITH
SELLING TO PUBLISHERS
San Francisco, June 12. I'resi
dent Straube of the Chlcaeo Stereo
types' union accused James Freel.
president of the International Stereo
typers' union, in the convention here
j with tlng in the employ of the
j American Newspaper Publishers' as-
soeiaiion. in a speech on the floor of
I the convention.
I have in my possession 125 let
ters signed bv President Freel and
Vice President Sumr.er. proving ,b -
solutely that they are employed by
the Chicago branch of the American
Newspaper Publishers' association."
Shots By "Sat
KILL MORE REBS
Ten of the Latter Are Left Dead
After an Engagement Near
GOMEZ MAKES A PROMISE
Assure Ueur Admiral Osterltaus He
Will lie Able to Suppress
Ipi-ising in lO Days.
Santiago, Cuba, June 12. Govern'
ment troops fought a battle with in
surgents near 1 Cobre.
were defeated, losing 10 killed.
w.i.Mme,.,,, ,.,, ..!
...... . . li a DKa l ii
ment to Rear Admiral Osterhaus to-, and thP nomination is stolen and giv
day President Gomez promised sup- j en to Taft those 30 will vote in the
prcssion of the rebellion within 10 : electoral college for Roosevelt.
! la's- I TIMK KOIl ltF.IIF.I.I.IO.
ski: long task. , ..Th(l Ume hag (.omft w,Jpn pollTica
.Naval olhcers are of the opinion rebellion is necessarv for self-pro-that
their task of policing eastern tection in republican states. Cnder
Cuba will be a long one. Wednesday's tnl8 pan no ,,olt wni be necessary.
orcifruow. mat coulees are. being
made ready to carry enough coal and
other supplies to the vessels in cu-
ban waters to meet their needs" for
weeks. The collier Hector is sched-l
ule.l to leave Hampton Roads Mon -
aay and me i eitic to leave ioston )
within a fortnight. ;
i ue utue gunnoat reirei, no-w on
th way from New Orleans, will re
ceive orders at Key West to proceed '
to some Cuban port.
4W4IT lK KI.OPMFATS,
Aside from these additions the
navy department does not contem
plate ordering any more ships to
Cuba now unless new disorders are
There was more talk at the war
v una now u.uess new a.soroers are(Edwardg and ,.t.r ,, BOn8. aged
reported. , 6 aljd 4 w,,rp f(lmd ,,,,., n lhe spr
There was more 'a"t at the war (ind f)()or of their home in Glencoe by
1,"' rlm, m a""ul l',p '" of
sending an army officer of high rank!
to Cuba to make an impartial Inves
tigation of conditions and if possi-
eral Wood. .Indue Advocate General
Knoch Crowder was suggested for the
GERMAN OFFICER IS
NEW YORK FIRE HERO
New York. June 12. Sergeant j
Kichter of tiie German cruiser Stet-
tin, returning from Brooklyn to the!
vncctl u-ith n nntnhor rif C.ornn
I street car when he saw flames com-j
i ing from a building and not only as-'
i sisted firemen in checking the blaze,'
but ailed in the rescue of a number
of persons trapped inside. This is'
the last day the German warships j
i are in Ne York. I
Governor Sign Four Bills. I
j Springfield. III., June 12. Four j
i bills passed at the close of the recent!
j special session of the legislature!
w ere siened by Governor Deneen. i
I They are senate bills fixing salaries
of state's attorneys in counties of:
i less than 30tOo and reenacting the,
; state charities law and making pro-j
i vision for a bureau of criminal sfa-'
tisfics: also house hills prov iding fcr i
organization at mutual insurance .
companies under the workinzmen's
compensation act and the Chicago
lake front park district bill.
15,000 ARE AFTER
Baltimore. JuTie 12. With the com
ing today of Chairman Mack, and Sec- j
retary Woodson of the democratic na-1
't;(f'al 'niirittee. the convention ma-
( bin .-ry is expected to move in a lively
manner. Over lo.ofiu applications have
been made for positions as assistant
sergeant at arms, doorkeepers, pages
and ushers, but each national commit-
teeman w ill saggest the names of those
1 he desires appointed There has
some discussion here but a resolution
may be offered at the convention for
j the abrogation of the two-third, rule
in making nominations.
PL AN TO BOLT
Will Appeal to Electors if
Taft is Given Nomi
nation. MAY WRECK THE PARTY
But, Says Pittsburgh Leader, It
Will Save Big Republican
Chicago, June 12. Recourse to
the Roosevelt men who have been
selected presidential electors in the
different Btates is the announced
plan of William Flinn of Pittsburgh,
should the convention nominate
Taft. Flinn declared such a move
ment, while it might defeat the re
publican nominee for president, would
save the party in the big republican
nor Glascock of est irginia, who;
Tlici nclii..n la .nnrcad . f 1 Y-
declared all the West Virginia re
publican electors are for Roosevelt,
and would vcte for him in the elec
"We are not going to allow the
national committee to destroy the re
publican party in Pennsylvania,"
said Flinn. "We don't intend to
stand idly by and lose 10 or 15 of
our congressmen and the legislature.
i We propose to protect ourselves at
ue propose to protect ourselves m
home. Thirty of the 3R electors are'
, . , . . . . i . . j
for T?nnBPVpit unit if thpv arp dtejed
It wou,d result. perhaps, in losing a
republican president, but would win
"' w ithin thk i.v.
the nomination is stolen for
said Governor Glascock, "you
can sav WoRt Virginia's elecToral
vofo w'm ,)p fnr Ro08,.vrJt. i have
i looked up the law
,ritH ,h ,.,. nH ,hr ,a n
doubt such action is well within It."
WOMAN AND RABIES
FOUND DEAD IN HOME
Chicago, June 12. Mrs. Russel X.
i Mr. Edwards last night. Gas jets of
a kitchen range were turned on. The
i police scout the theory of accident.
EARTH SHOCKS IN TWO OF
THE SOUTHERN STATES!
Columbia, S. C, June 12.- Three TRUTH IN BRIBERY CASE
distinct earth shocks were felt here; i.os Angeles, Cal., June 12. C.
at :30 this morning. Shocks were e. white testified today in the Clar
also felt at Augusta and Savannah, j nrp Harrow trial that the district
Ga. Houses rocked. Inhabitants 1 attorney had promised him he would
were awakened when beds swayed.
Each shock lasted about 15 seconds.
Little damage was done. No person
SHE BREAKS TROTH
TO ROYAL OFFICER
MIm Carol Newberry.
I Inv italic. it to the wedding of Miss
! Carol Newiierry, daughter of ex-Sec-
' retary of War Truman H .vlr.
' ry. of Detroit, to Capt- V. II. Al-
1 leyne. of the W ieen Own Regiment,
i stationed in Iierrnuda. have betn rc
I called. The wedding was : have
taken place In Itrmt on Jun is.
I It Is ald by Intimate friends of
when b ascertamid that r.er t-nrt
ionired to another. The name of
i te;n mentioned in thla connection.
s i I
IDEATH BLOW TO
Senate, 36 to 23, Votes to Ter
minate Existence of Two-Year-Old
TAFT VETO IS PROBABLE
Republican Progressives Join With
Democrats in a Periston to
Washington, June 12. Only the
signature of President Taft now is
required to abolish the commerce
! court of the United States. The leg-
islating out of existence of that tri-
i bunal, created only two years ago. '
?nd whh the supreme court of the
exceeded its powers, finally and def-j
initely was determined upon Tues-!
day afternoon when the senate, by a J
ote of 36 to 23, defeated an amend-!
ment to make provisions for main-
taining the court in the executive,
legislative and judicial appropriation VUHsca. Iowa. June 12. Flnper print
bill. By this vote the senate reversed experts arrived today to examine fin
its own appropriations committee ger prints and the ax with which six
which had recommended the adop-1 , . , , .. , . ,
... . , ' members of the Moore family and two
tion of the amendment. This put I
both houses of congress in accord on i Kuests were murdered Sunday night,
the matter of abolishing the court, j The authorities today are dragging the
There is a likelihood it was asserted ; river in the vicinity of the spot where
in official circles, that President Taft j bloodhounds yesterday lost a trail they
would veto the bill because of the ' follow ed from the scene of the murder.
Of the votes cast in opposition to
the court. 2G were by democrats and
the remaining 10 by republicans. The
. , , , m
democratic vote in this column was
Ashurst, Bacon, Bryan, Chamber-
lnin CklllAn r,,,lKA..onn El.h.. I
""'". " . J ' 'iout that Mr. Moore had no business
Gardner, Gore, Hitchcock. Johnson,!, ... , . ,nwnIvB him
joimsiou, .warn", .'laniut-, .ijfr, i
T 1 . xtn.tA II.
Overman, Percy, Tomerene, Rayner
Reed, Shively, Simmons, Swanson,
Smith (Georgia), Tillman and Wat
son. The republican negative vote was
t ,n maIn ny progressives but
. , h, .Jln.
mua i.no . . . i . . . .'. .... j -
,hrr, l nnnniilllnn Tho nrnprpodvo
republicans voting thus were:
Bouren, Brlstow, Clapp, Craw
ford, Cummins, Gronna, Ta Folletta
Senator Thornton of Louisiana,
was the only democrat who voted
for continuance of the court. The
22 republicans voting -hi-support of
the court were.
Bradley, Burton, Cullom, Dilling
ham, Pii Pont, Galllnger, Jones,
T.odee, Lorimer, McCumher. McLean,
Oliver. Page, Perkins, Root, Smith
(Michigan!, Smoot, Stephenson,
Sutherland, Townsend, Warren and
TO KXTEItlTE BI SIIKESS.
The court is composed of five
judges who would be dispersed and
take up their duties as members of
the various circuit courts of appeals
if they were not dropped out of office
altogether, as proposed by some sena
tors. The court s eiaoorate quarters
,!ore wpre furnished at considerable
pj sp TnP rage8 heretofore pass-
pd nrKin hy the commerce court
ili(.h involved onlv litigation on an-
reaj fr0m decisions of the interstate
I commerce commission again would be
handled by the T'nited States courts
WHITE TO BE FREED FOR
not he prosecuted for his part in the
alleged bribery of George N. Lock
wood if he took the stand and told
the ''true story" of what occurred.
"Browne, this is terrible. Do the
best you can for us, and I'll take care
This, testified Samuel Browne of!
the district attorney's office, was j
vvii.it Harrow said to him after the.
arrest of Bert II. Franklin for the,
bribery of George X. Lock wood, the!
charge upon which Harrow Is on j
$100,000 IS ASKED FOR
VICTIMS OF VOLCANOES
Washington, June 12. The presi
dent in a message to congress today
asked an appropriation of $100,000
for the Alaska volcano vktims.
The senate today agreed to a pro
gram for a three days' recess June
27 tt July 1, covering the period of
the republican and democratic con
ventions The house will recesn three days
durinp the democratic convention
only, and will continue in session the
rest of the convention rerlod on a
"gentlemen's" understanding that no
partisan legislation will be pressed.
! lies Moines, June 12. The trusteed'
of Drrile university reep-cted Theodore;
'Shonts chairman of the board. Other i
olUc-rs were reelected.
IS AGAIN A BRIDE
j W. C. Maiuker. who is a Fourth ave-
Pittsburgh. Pa , June 12. Lillian , n,)e Pioperty owner, was seletted by
Rusfcell, the ac.rers and nineer, waa;othT property owneis in a meeting
n.arried here today to Alexander; In the office of Mayor H XL Schriver
Moore, editor of t!:e Pittsburgh I-ead- yesterday afternoon to act in the ca
er. Only relatives and a few friends ', pacity of inspector for the Fourth ave-atteiided-
ou paving project.
Police Dragging the River
Near Scene of Whole
sale VilHsca Murder
HOUNDS ON THE TRAIL
Lose Scent at Shore of Stream
in Which It Is Thought Fiend
Waded to Cover Tracks.
The theory is that the murderer was
drowned in an attempt to cover his
tracks by wading in the river.
HF.I. TI TKST1KY.
The coroner's jury held its first ses
sion and heard evidence from several
witnesses, mostly relatives of the fam
ily. By these witnesses it was brought
which might Involve him in
any way or cause an enemy to seek
revenge. One relative, however, tes
tified that there had Iveen for some
time an estrangement between Moore
and two hrothers-ln-law, and conslder-
i a,,le bitterness existed between them
I as a result of domestic troubles. An-
will be held tomorrow.
when it is expected new witnesses
will be on hand to testify.
ciTr.Ks m t it kiif.hkk.
The city did little business. Xearly
everybody Joined in the hunt for the
murderer, and when it was learned
that the dogs had struck a fresh trail
west of the river, an enlarged dragnet
was put out. A posse from Clarinda
Joined In the hunt, which was kept up
well Into the night. Two handker
chiefs were found in the woods during
the afternoon, but it In believed they
had been used by marksmen as tar
gets, several bullet holes having been
found In them.
ARREST A FORMER ELGIN
BANKER IN LOS ANGELES
Elgin, 111., June 12. Louis X. Sea
man, former cashier of the Elgin Xa
ttonal bank, was arrested Saturday
by government agents In Iih An
geles, Cal., charged with embezzle
ment and misapplication of the
funds of the bank.
The arrest of the former cashier
was the result of the finding of dis
crepancies In the accounts of the
bank more than a year ago by
the national bank examiners which
i amounted to more than $KiO,nno. The
losses were made up without hesita
tion by the directors of the Institu
tion. In lKr2 Seaman went to Elgin
from Belvldere, 111., where he had
owned a general store. He had lit
tle money, but within a few weeks
he got enough funds to organize the
Elgin National bank. He sold most
of the stock.
In Jtecember, HHO, the directors
of the bank asked Seaman to resign,
which ho did, and for several weeks
continued to reside In Elgin. He was
a deacon of the First Congregational
church and a leading figure in the
affairs of the V. M. C. A.
Then he disappeared. The govern
ment agents were after him. He was
said to have loaned th" company
there the detectives lost the trail He
was next located in Los Angeled.
It was discovered that the lodged
of the bank were attributed to Sea
map's interest in the Peter Bri s.
Paving company of Chffigo He N
said to have lonntd the compun"
funds from the bank and continually
borrowed more to recuperate the
The paving concr-rn has been plac
ed In the hands of a reielvt-r in Cln
clnnat1. Ohio. The appointment was
made in Chicago.
SHERIDAN, WY0.; 1 DEAD
Sheiidan, W'yo . J'ine 12. One man
was drowned imd property damaged
$?.i0,d00 when a cloudburst struck Buf
falo. W'yo.. Tuesday evening Sixteen
hordes were diownd. The whole btn
inesp section was inundated. Buffalo
population Is 2,'XiO.
Frederic Pa&ey Dead.
Paris, June 17. Frederic Pai-sey,
01, French economist and peace
apostle, Is dead.
Name MaucWer Inspector.