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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGUS.
SIXTY-FIRST YEAR. XO. 234.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 17, 1912. TEN PAGES.
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Hitchcock Furnishes Fig
ures of Campaign to
BROTHER C.PJOPS LIST
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow for
Rock Uland, Davenport, Moline,
Generally fair and cooler tonight
Highest temperature yesterday "9.
lowest last night, 69. Temperature
at 7 l m.. 64.
Wind Telocity at 7 a. m. three mile
Precipitation In the last 24 hours,
Relalfre humidity at 7 p. m., 46.
at 7 a. m, 82.
Stage of water. 3.2 feet, with a rise
of .1 in the last 24 hour.
3. M. SHER1ER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun nets 7:29. rises 4:42. Evening
: stars: Mars. Jupiter. Mercury, Venus.
! Morning star: Saturn.
Prince Mejid Effendi is
Now Proposed for the
Carnegie Munsey and Cromwell ftUJQ HITS POLE
Some of Other Liberal Con-
Bailey's Resolution Inspired by
Lorimer Case Adopted by
a Vote of 35 to 23.
ONE CLAUSE WITHDRAWN
That Calling for Severe Condemnation
of President' la Stricken by
tributors to the Fund.
WaF.hir.g'on, July 17. Postmaster
General Hitchcock today told the sen
ate committee investigating campaign
contributions of l&M and IStos that the
record of funds used in Taft's electipn
as filed at Albany. N. Y.. was ahsolu'e
lv correct, and he could not supple
ment these reports by testimony. Hitch
cock said the total collected was
No contribution was received from
a rnrpora'loii, Hitchcock said, because
confess had Just passed a law prohib
MOMT BELOW .om.
Hitchcock insisted that with the ex- ,
coition of alout 25, all contributions i
were below $5.(100. Before the sys- I
tem of collection of money by the fi
nance committee In each mate was put j
Into operation. Hit'heork said, "For
tunately, friends of the party came
forward with large contributions."
iom LAHftK .IERS.
The first "friends" he mentioned In
that connection were Charles I'. Taft.
brother of the president, who contri
buted $50,oo0; William Nelson ,
Cromwell, $2."i.niKi; Mr. and Mrs. I-ri '
Anderson, $2;".o"0; Andrew Carnegie,1
$20.omi, William mith. CviUran, :
$1E. On. i; Frank Munsey, $10,000; j
Whltelaw Held. $10,000; m. c. Borden
Des Moines, July 17. Five persons
were badly injured when an automo
bile in which they were riding struck
a telephone pole and rolled down a
Majority of Men are Inclined to
Make Common Cause With
Constantinople, July 17. The Turk
Washington, July 17. The United
States senate reasserted its Independ
ence yesterday afternoon. A Lorimer
post mortem brought about the decla
ration. Let the country take it from
the senate itself that It resents the In
terference of the executive with the
prerogatives of the legislative branch
of the government and that the con
stitutional separation of the govern
mental branches still stands.
Senator Bailey's resolution, offered
yesterday, was brought up by the Tex
an, who delivered a characteristic
IN NEW YORK
Rosenthal May Have Been
Victim of Gamblers'
OLD RIVAL LOCKED UP
Commissioner Waldo Demands
Complete Inquiry of Part
Taken by Police.
BREAK WITH AIDS
Turns Down Recommendations
of Flinn and Van Valken-
burg in Pennsylvania.
IS AGAINST COMPROMISE
interesting Fight Expected at Chicago
Convention Wilson Soon to
IS AGREED TO
Democrats of Senary Win
Their Demands After
FORCE CANAL MEASURE
New York, July 17. The fourth ar-
cabinet resigned today In conse- ' speech denouncing President Taft for i rest in the case of the gambler. Her-
THEY CAN'T HURT HIM MUCH
ir.-font .mhankm.Tit in tiie outskirts or quence of a revolt in the army against : attempting to use the influence of his man Rosenthal, who was shot to
the city today. The injured are: , the methods of the committee of un- j office to obtain votes to oust Mr. Lorl-1 death yesterday, was made today
James Staley. driver; C. M. Russell. 1 '
Boone, Iowa; Louis Clement, Water-i
loo, Iowa; Miss Iva Woods, Des
Moines; Miss Clara Woods, Des
All were taken to a hospital. It is j
reported they will recover. The ma-;
chine was demolished. !
Staley later was arrested charged
with a violation of the law by failing
to report the accident. Other mem
bers of the party may be arrested.
Oyster Bay. July 17. After reading
statements of Flinn and Van Valken
burg, two of his Pennsylvania leaders
In support of a plan of placing the
same candidates for presidential elec
tors on both the Taft and Roosevelt
tickets, Roosevelt said he would not i . ... .
recede from the position he had taken Threat tO Tie Up Adjournment
in regard to eneciing any compromise - r.;n-nin u r-;.inn
which would .rive recognition to the Until Consideration Is Given
i"'?, J"a.f 1 ,Levpriw ary. 8Iate9: to Several I terns.
In the Chicago convention next month,
TO END SPECI-LATIOX.
Seagirt, July 17. Whether Wilson
ETHEL CONRAD IS
GAGGED IN PARK
New York, July 17. Miss Ethel i
Conrad, the chorus girl, who, with her,
( bum. Miss Lillian Graham, was ac-
quitted several months aj;o for at- j
tempt to murder W. E. D. Stokes, the
millionaire hotel man, is a patient to-;
day In a hospital, to which she was 1
brought after being found ' urlcon--'
sclous. according to the police, in a
1 vacant lot on the upper west side. I
j j r .. and General Coibin. for a It was said a chloroformed liandker-1
immtier of persons, $lo.ooo. I chief was bound over her mouth and;
iiak- inMK is, : her hands and feet were tied with a
Tuiring the examination. Hitchcock rope.
remembered a number of banks that i She told the hospital authorities;
lontrlti.it.d $'..' a.h.nndthev miht!,nat aftf,r 'avin ,h subway last I
I,.. int.T.Kt...! to .oroortion hut he ' -- followed by a man and;
thought at any
rate that these were i ber ,n,nd '"'"i'-''"" Wank." She j
small contributions for them. He said
the "tobacco trust" did not contribute,
Jior ar.y of its stockholders, to his
I HO VIKI.I. VI U KIIOI.HKHV
Asked if he received contributions
from any stockholders of the steel cor
poration. Hitchcock said. "I believe
some n.-:itione(l a. contributing at the
opening of the campaign are interest
ed In li. 1 think Munsey is."
"And Cochran?" supg-ti-d Oliver.
"Yes. ir." Senator I'aynter avked
I!ii'!ir,x'U if he was acquainted with
any of the stockholders of the Inter
l..tt;'iiii! Harwster company.
ri iihi or c trihi ton.
refused to tell her name until identi
fied by Miss Graham.
IS WITH INDIANS
Marshalltown. Iowa, July 17. A lit
tle son of J. D. Mario w of Ijune Rock.
Iowa, said to have been kidnaped near
his home several weeks ago, was found '
by detectives at Ienox, Iowa. Today j
word was received here that the child
was found with a party of Cherokee
i Indians. Au Indian and a squaw were
He t-.iid he knew the McCorinicks. 1 arrested.
Piank Munsey. George Perkins and a telegram from Lenox says the
Clarence S Funk. child found with the Indians is not
"iMd I t rklus contribute?" asked the : the son of J. D. Harlow, of Lone Rock."
m . ... ! WILSON DENIES GETTING
Hid the M C ormicks? I
Not that I remember. They would i SOFT PLACE FOR HIS SON
Washington, July 17. The demo
cratic forces in the senate practically
will resign as governor or retain the ' won a douland for consideration of re-
omce during the campaign will be
known definitely In a short time. Per
haps in a few days. The governor said
he expected soon to set at rest all
Wilson's list of what he calls "de
batable states," which formed the
theme of his talk with Underwood at
maining tariff bills and an excise bill.
This was the result of conferences on
the floor at the opening of a democrat
As far as they could republican sen
ators agreed to accede to the demo
cratic demand, with the understanding
that the democrats abandon the tlll-
Trenton yesterday, is by no means ; buster and agree to allow the tariff
complete. The governor said today
there were many states whose politi
cal status has not been taken up,
among them Massachusetts, which he
regards as "extremely debatable," and
was declared to have been near the
scene of the shooting.
THREES "FIXERS K.iMED.
It is reported Rosenthal left Whit
man the names of three men who had
been "seen" by a gambler before he
could do business. One of them is said
to be a former city official, another in
the police department and the third
holding a clerical position in the po
MRS. LINOLOFF IS
Chicago, July 17. An Indictment
charging Mrs. Louise Lindloff with
poisoning her son Arthur, whose death
was investigated by the coroner, was
returned today. The bodies of a num
ber of the woman's relatives who died
under suspicious circumstances, have
been disinterred, and chemical exam
ination disclosed arsenic in their vi
tals, according to reports of the coroner.
FIFTY MILLION CONCERN
IS RESULT OF MERGER
Minneapolis, Minn., July 17. With
the taking over by the Kmerson-Rran-tingham
company interests of Rock
ford, 111., of the Gas Traction company
of Minneapolis, the latter has been
made an adjunct to a syndicate capi
talized at $50,000,000, which, next to j
bills to go to a ballot after a compar
atively brief discussion.
A formal agreement among the re
publicans was not immediately reach
ed owing to a desire of some of the
principals to offer amendments to the
Democratic leaders declined to Btop
the filibustering against the sundry
civil bill until an actual agreement
was made. They forced the senate to
take up the Panama canal measure.
Simmons announced he would en
deavor again tomorrow to cail up the
A democratic filibuster in the sen
ate to force consideration of the wool,
sugar and excise tax bills was Indi
cated early today. The attempt to
force consideration of the wool bill
was defeated, 35 to 28, republican
progressives voting with the regulars.
Simmons intimated the democrats
might decline to permit adjournment
without consideration of those bills.
When the senate took up the Pana
ma canal bill Lodge declared the
I'nited Stales had retained full rights
under the Hay-Pauncefote treaty to
form Us own policy toward American
IMIKII)ET OMIVTKS TWO.
Washington, July 17. The president
today sent to the senate the nomina
tions of Sherman P. Allen of Vermont
to be assistant secretary' of the treas
ury, and Luther Couant, Jr., of New
York to lm commissioner of corpora
tions. The latter succeeds Herbert
Knox Smith, who resigned to join
LABOR Ull.l. PASSE.
A bill to create a department of labor,
the secretary of which shall have a
place In the cabinet, passed the. house
today. The measure, long pressed by
ion and progress.
The resignation of the Turkish cab
inet is a sequel to that of Mahmoud ;
Shefket Pasha, minister of war, July :
when Louis Webber, known as
"Bridgey," was brought to police '
be more liktly to contribute to youri Washington, July 17. Secretary
party, sir." ! Wilson, before the house committee,
Tom. ii row William F. Shcehan of the today made a specific categorical de-
rieirocrutir n.ittorial exec utive commit-' Dial of Representative Akina' charges against the Albanian rebels. .
tee if i;.u4. win testify. that his son Jasper Wilson, was draw- lUMREn deebt. !
;ing a large salary from the western: Hundreds of desertions, both officers
A.Htnuc hi .. j ne experiment ;,rrUaUon proJect becau8a or toe ,eo-; and men, to the rebel side
-' r,ri iiiiiviii j ii'iiiiiiicBitui mi iuib rct&ry'fl influence
ii'j oeKan i uesnay wnen id Jle
..I ..... I . A - - I .
. . ii uii.-niiMii-i n irt-i-u a wren wiuif ,A ,v, , u . v. i e, .v.
M t I rit.UH IU, UIO BUI BUU IUC
government had not given a cent to
j the company. Representative Bucker,
! of Colorado, corroborated WUson,
the sale of the local concern was
headquarters. Webber, according to : ma(e today. The company w ill man
the police, used to run a gambling ufacture all sorts of farm machinery,
house in opposition to Rosenthal C F- Brantigan of Rockford is presi
dent or tne new concern.
The secretary said he done nothing
mer from his seat.
He based his argument on the let
ter written by the president under
date of Jan. 6, 1911, to Theodore
Roosevelt, in which he spoke of his j
10. There had been numerous reports interest in the Lorimer case and men-
of disaffection among the Turkish 1 tioned the names of several senators j three years ago.
troops, especially those fighting j whose interest therein he likewise had j fki d h bh am eii.
aroused. There was a feud between the two
Most .f the senators mentioned, in- ; mpn WebbeI-8 home waa dynanlitefl, !
eluding Borah and Crawford, pro-' . ,. . ., ,
gressues. and Burton and Jones, de- the pohce 6aid' and hls Jaw broken
nied that the president had sought to ; by a man known as "Tough Toney," ,
bring any improper Influence upon i incidents which the police said were
them and Senator Borah assumed re-' laid by Webber'B friends at the door
the International Harvester company I organized laoor, now goes to me seu
will be the largest organization of its'a,B-
kind in the world. Announcement of! The foreign relations committee of
organized by selecting William Riddle
1 1 EI ST AX D MAY BE
to have occurred, and it is reported a
majority of the Turkish soldiers are
inclined to make common cause with
! LIBERALS LEAD MOVE.
v- r, v -
day's date said it was semi-officially
declared there that a serious move
ment was on foot among Turkish offi
cers and members of the liberal party
TROUSERS OPENS GAS
JET; MAN FOUND DEAD
Chicago. July 17. Frederick Vtes'
habit of hanging his trotwers on a gas ; in Turkey to place Prince Mejid Ef
fixture In his bedroom resulted today fendi, son of Sultan Mourad. on the
In causing his death. A milkman, ' Turkish throne, owing to discontent
smelling gas escaping from Uteg' Cat. : wiln Sultan Mahmed Rechad Kahn.
notified the police. They forced
entrance and found Vtes byond help. iDnnVflLA OUII IIJO
R.lirY Duui urauniLU o
SLAYER IN RIVER
sponsibility for the president's letter
to Colonel Roosevelt, declaring that
he had urged its writing to prevent
uhnt ha hplipvpd Wntllri ho a miliar.
A dispatch from Athens of yester-! Haf,e of jufitice ,f an editorial attack
on Lorimer planned by the former
president was printed.
The original Bailey resolution was
amended so as to modify the direct
attack on President Taft and adopted
by a vote of 35 to 23 In the following
Resolved, That any attempt on the
part of a president of the United
States to exercise the powers and in-
WALDO I HC.F. Aniov
Police Commissioner Waldo sent a
letter to District Attorney Whitman
today and urged "that a complete in
vestigation be made by you without
delay of allegations in the press that
members of the police force have been
in partnership with gamblers, and a
statement you are alleged to have
made public that members of the de
partment were guilty of instigating
the murder of the gambler."
AFTER THE HAISC AI.S.
"Immediate action is necessary,"
AN AMERICAN IN MEXICO
UNDER DEATH SENTENCE
Washington, July 17. Somewhere In
Mexico Patrick Ininne, an American,
is in prison under sentence of death.
This much the state department has
learned through Representative Kin
kaid of Nebraska, Consular officers in
Mexico have been directed to locate
Dur.ne and save his life.
the senate authorized a favorable re
port on a resolution to investigate the
fomenting or encouraging ft a Mexi
can revolution or one in Cuba.
SOCIETY WOMAN ON
TRIAL FOR MURDER
FIND BODY OF SAVANNA
MAN; MURDER SUSPECTED
Savanna. 111., July 17. The body of
Russell Cliff, 60, a one time wealthy
c itizen of Savanna, was found in Plum
river. He had a bruise on the ear.
The police believe he was murdered.
O. S Mt ltjn.
Tul. H o. S. tit-island Is lb ofB
t r In lir.r for promotion to U. poat
cf uJ.' itar.t fc-rurral uf lb army.
Onrrnl Hall the place after the
riia t loiui I rrflignatton of OeneraJ
l:i.rth. tut he r.ae recently been
Attired -.he p:are is attain open.
i t.e new ;jintmnt will probably
I't rr.uJt within a few weeks.
Gibbon Does Not
lialtlmore. Julv IT Tarrtlral
bocs disapproves of Senator Bailey's ' Nw Yorlc- ,u,y 17 A floating
idea that, if the present cond.tions in ! Monday in the Hudson river and tak
the Vnited S'ates continue for the next J en to a morgue In Hoboken. today
30 years, there will be a revolution ; wa, ldenUfied xs Nathsn Swaru, in-
simuar to that in France. He emphat- i j. . j , .v v u
. ,, .... .. ., , v dieted for the murder of a child
un.) says .-j. iie aiso lnumaiea ;
that any revolution that might crop up
; lia Cocners, In the Bronx. July 7.
fluence of his great office for the pur-' continues me leuer, in me interests
pose of controlling the vote of any sen-; of BOod order and lhat of tbe Eood
ator upon a question Involving a right ! r'P"latl"1 l0-0" "in who are hon
, in the senate or any other matter with-1 e8tly doInK tbeir dut' ho Bhouia not
ia the exclusive Jurisdiction of the ' be t"nirched by individuals who may
senate, would violate the spirit If not be racal8 "
.v,, --j i During yesterday three men were
j L J 1 T It UI 1 VJ . UUDLtlUUUU CLUU 111 j
- vade the rights of the senate. !
The final clause of the original reso
lution declaring that action designat
t. . . ' ., the gambler dead, was one of the trio.
j ' ' w " , " : The police declare they are assured
INSANE NEGRO KILLS THREE
Two Others Hurt as Man Rung Amuck
in Tampa. i
Tampa, Fla., July 17. A negro with
a gun ran amuck yesterday and killed
three members of his on race. The
victims include two wome n. A
woniar, and Mr. Rirgs. a pol
w ho did
arrested in connection with the mur- were wounded. The negro
der of Rosenthal. Louis Libbey, part l--e shooting was insane.
owner, it is alleged, of the automobile
I -i j
ak a-y a-- m m a a ak-aa aaa aaat---.
containing the party of men who shot HUtJbthb VILI IM HAS 1.0
Mrs. Rene B. Morrow.
would be similar to that in the demo- J identification was made by a brother. ; la order to get a vote on the main Is- he wag arlver of the
motor car .
; and have charged him with homicide. rf Hen'.va, 111., was fatally stabbed here j
j His partner in ownership of a garage, '. fday because he had no money. Fo;ir
cratic national convention, which te The body was Identified by a broth-' eue
says was a "revolution of words." "I i er-in-law. who became historical and i
have more coLfidence ia the people of then said he was not sure whether j ,owa firemen meet William Shapiro, is another prisoner robbers, angfrel at finding they had,
mis noumry man co oe:ee sucn a ; mat was me Doay or swaru or not.: fcoox tny, July l.. ine lowa state ; held as a material witness. So is n.ade a mistake in selectinj; him to be
state of affairs could conn? to pass," he i Other reUtivei of ti-j dea4 man were flrtmfcn's tournament opened today a man whose identity the police hide Uundered. kicked and knifed tira tiil j
BummoneL 1 with a parade. ' qnder the name of "John Doe," who he fell unconscious. j
Mis. Rene B. Morrow, society wom
an, in un trial In Chicago, charged
with the m.irdtr of t.er husl:anl.
Gem-laden and richly gowned worn-
Chicago, July 17. Nicholas DoutlSi-en and men of every class crowd
MONEY; DEATH PENALTY;
the court room to hear the evidence.
Mr. Morrow wit found dead at bit
home one day last vinter with
bullet hr 1-- through h.s head.
'The slate is tryini; to prove that
Mrs Morrow ii.J the shooting. Th
lcfendarit clslma that Morrow con