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SIXTY-FIRST YEAH. NO. 271.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 29, 1912. TWELVE PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
IGUS. I HOME EDITION
AS BOOTH IS
LAID AT REST
Remarkable Tribute to
Leader of Salvation
Army in London.
PROCESSION IS A MILE
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow for
Rock Island, Davenport, Moline.
Unsettled weather with showers to
night or Friday. Warmer tonight.
Highest temperature yesterday 88.
Lowest last night. 64, temperature at
7 a. m. 4.
Wlnd Telocity at 7 a. m, six miles
Precipitation In the last 24 hours,
Relative humidity at 7 p. m, 65. at
7 a. m, 4.
Btage of water, 5.2, with a fall of .2
in the last 24 hours.
J. If. 6HERIER, Local Forecaster.
AN AUTO FOR
Dotectives, in Another
Car, Giva Chase, But
Fail to Capture.
Governor Wilson Tells Pennsyl
vanians About Our Tariff
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
an sets 627. rles 5:25. Evening
stars: Venus, Mars, Jupiter. Morning
stars: Saturn, Mercury.
Presidents of Republics Join j QIGN AfIT OVER
With Thousands of Masses
at the Funeral.
London. Aug. 29.-The body of Gen- Washington Demands Vigorous
eral William Booth ws burled today Prosecution of Assailant
beside that of his wife InAbney Park' 01 Havana Lnarge
cemetery. Representatives of reign-
BENEFITS TO ONLY FEW
Partners In National Body Have Not
Been Allowed Voice In Administration.
SHOTS ARE EXCHANGED
Running Battle Takes Place Be
fore Fashionable Homes of
Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, Aug. 29. For eight miles
along the most fashionable thorough-
Harrisburg, Pa., Aug. 29.--He had
not intended to make any but sched
uled addresses, but Governor Wilson
was greeted by such a crowd at Lan
caster and Harrlsburg he found him
self making speeches from both ends
of the car, shaking hands with hun
dreds and waving his straw hat at
many people who dotted the windows
of surrounding buildings.
Williams Grove, Pa., Aug. 29. Gov
ernor Wilson in a speech at a farm
ers' rally here today talked of the
farmers' share of prosperity with ex
isting tariff laws. He said in part:
"It is strange that we should have
put off so long looking into our gov-
IN WAIT FOR
Mrs. Caroline Beers Has
Secret Knife for the
'WAS MEAN TO MET .
SAYS MRS. HEINZ
LOCATES AT HIS HOTEL
Announces Purpose to Punish
Executive on His Arrival
at Columbus, Ohio.
fares of Chicago three robbprs in an j ernment to see whether it Is in fact
automobile early today sped in front . r, B,.rmvlinf? tn thelriileH w nrio..
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Havana, Aug. 29. The release again
last night of Enrique Maza has arous
ed great indignation in American and
foreign circles here. Although Maza
was rearrested yesterday on a charge
of assaulting Hufch S. Gibson, Ameri
can charge d'afTairs, the judge let
him go on bail on surety of $5uO, the
lowest amount demanded even in a
case of common assault. This v. sir
done in spite of the fact that Gib
son had been Informed by the court
no ball would be allowed and that the
would be kept in jail. Gib
son, in accordance with instructions
fjtm Washington, today will lodge a
vigorous protest and demand severe
lng houses and presidents of repub
lics, including the United States, Join
ed around the trave with many thous
ands from the masses whom the found
er of the Salvation Army had tried
Delegates of legislative bodies, civic
corporations, army, navy, business men
of all branches, workmen who sacri
ficed a day's wages, weeping women
and children of whom the general was
a true friend, marched shoulder to , accu8ej
nouiaer in me great procession wmcu
followed the body to the grave.
B VTTI.n FLAfi ON HIKR.
A great gathering of members of the ; punishment of his assailant.
Salvation Army from all parts of the
united kingdom and from many for
eign countries assembled In the vicin
ity of the Salvation Army headquar
ters In the center of Ijondon early
this morning. The coffin was borne
from the great doorway of the head
quarters to the hearse, whlrh was dec
orated only with dry palms placed
over a "blond and fire" banner drap
ing the casket. The celebrated battle
flag which tbe general hud planted on
Calvary was placed at the head of the
co (En and as this was done the flags
of foreign deputations and the Eng
lish provincial corps dipped a salute.
At the same time the vast crowd un
covered their heads.
tnitTV pi. ay.
Then tbe general's campaign cap
and bible were lifted onto the funer
al car. Delegates from the provinces j POOSEVELT AGAIN FLAYS
MrlnrrX 5S March ! PENROSE AND ARCHBOLD
In Ssul played by 40 bends, marched i Bennington, Vt.. Aug. 29 An at
past the funeral car and rame to a
full salute as they passed the coffin.
Many present, especially women, wept
as they saluted tbe dead leader. Im
mediately after the hearse a selected
body guard of staff officers of the Sal
vation Army swung into line, preced
ing mourners of the family who were
led by General and Mrs. Bratnwell
IRO KMIOX MII.E LONG.
Columbus, O., Aug. 29. President
Taft, accompanied by his brother, Ho
race D. Taft, arrived this morning
to attend the centennial celebration.
CLAIM DECREE IS VIOLATED
Boiler-Plate Concerns Make Charges
Against Each Other.
Washington, Aug. 29. The Ameri
can Press association and the West
ern Newspaper union, recently en
joined by an agreed decree under the
Sherman anti-trust law from engaging
in any unfair business methods, have
filed with Attorney General Wiekor
f.ham charges that one another are
violating tbe decree. If sustained, the
complaints would involve contempt
proceedings. William T. Chantland,
special assistant to tbe attorney gen
eral, who built up the case that re- j
suited In the agreed decree, will investigate.
The entire procession was more than
a mile long. As the procession march
ed through muddy streets dense crowds
of spectators gathered on the side
walks with bowed heads as the hearse
passed. Most fittingly the procession
passed through that portion of the city
where the work of the Salvation Army
Is best known and there In front of '
houses stood many women and chil
dren who sometime or other had re
ceived benefit from the army,
sisrr. hymns at grave.
The service at tbe gTave was simple,
consisting for the most part in the
singing of Salvation Army hymns.
General Bramwell Booth and his sis
ter. Miss Eva Booth, commnader In
chief of the army in the I'nitej States,
delivered speeches, while ttie general s
oungest daughter sang a solo.
Ten thousand persons were admit
ted by ticket to the cemetery which
was entirely fillod.
HAS A TERRIBLE NIGHT
Cyelonlo Wind Rages In Lebanon,
Ohio Big Money Loss.
Lebanon, Ohio, Aug. 29. Communl
uwun wun us outside world was
rf stored today sfter the people of this
place and adjoining territory spent a
right or terror because of a cyelonlc
wind, lightning and a heavy rain
storm. There was no loss of life, but
the financial loss was many thousands.
TETZLAFF SETS A
NEW ELGIN MARK
Fiat Pilot Travels Course
Tuning at Average of 76
Miles an Hour.
tack on Senator Penrose and John D. j
Archbold was made here today by
Colonel Roosevelt in opening his Ver- j
niont campaign. "We have been say-!
int. for some time." said tbe colonel, j
"that I am opposed by an alliance be
tween big business and politics, and
now Archbold and Penrose say it is
true." He said: "Their testimony be
fore the senate committee, stripped of ;
its verbiage, reads not unlike soniei
testimony that appears in cases of po-;
lioe protection in the underworld of:of two dPtectives in another machine
our great cities." ,
, and exchanged a score of shots with
SEEK WOMAN FOR THEFT. their Purauer nn a 6treet car
- blocked the detectives' automobile and
Minnesota Authorities Ask Extradi-' enabled the robbers to escape. Tbe
tlon of Sarah R. Akeley. j robbers had just finished plundering a
Sacramento, Aug. 29. The authori- citizen at Sheridan road and Buena ave-
tics of Minnesota submitted to the , nue when discovered by detectives who
governor of California today requisi- i pressed a passing automobile into ser-
tlon papers demanding the right to re-vice.
turn Sarah Reed Akeley, now in Los TliROtr.ii LINCOLN park.
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MAY BE MADE
Dispatch From the Amer
ican Minister Causes
Mrs. F. Augustus Heinz.
Mrs. F. Augustus Heinz, wife of the
Montana copper king, is getting a di
vorce from her husband. "He never
treated me like a wife," she says. Mrs.
Heinz was formerly an actress. Her
stage name was Bernice Golden Henderson.
PANAMA IS GIVEN
U. S. ULTIMATUM
State Department Serves No
tice That Brutality to Amer
icans Must Cease.
Washington, Aug. 29. Emphatic de
mands upon the Panama government
to control the Panaman police and put
at an end gross brutality with which
Americans, soldiers. Bailors and civil
ians are treated, has been issued by
the American state department. It is
charged the native police very much
dread American bluejackets particular
ly, and are in the habit of shooting
oi stabbing them on the slightest sign
of resistance to arrest.
NOW A FAMINE IN FOOD
Speculation Over Causes for
Taft's Countermanding of
FORMER ISLANDER IS
CAUGHT IN A BIG FLOOD
A letter to The Argus from Mrs. J.
H. Gairdner, formerly Miss Geisler of
Rock Island, tells of the terrific flood
in Colorado July 20. A cloudburst,
unheralded, precipitated a flood with
a wall of water 25 feet in height rush
ing down a little creek and sweeping
everything before it. . Everything in
the Florence and Cripple creek dis
trict was swamped and the damage
to property appalling. Three miles
below Adelaide, 12 bridges were swept
out in one mile. Mr. and Mrs. Gaird
ner were compelled to walk 17 miles
to Victor, where they caught a train.
Their suit cases, practically all they
were able to save, were taken to them
on a hand car, pushed by a section
foreman and two of his Greeks.
ir.ally laid down for it, but it Is cer
tain that wij are now looking into it
very sharply Indeed and without the
least danger that we shall be deceived
again as to its character. Our idea
of it has been from the first that it
was a genuine partnership and that
all were upon one footing and were
to share alike.
"But a very interesting thing has
Caroline Beers, 40, who said she
came from Greenville, Ohio, was ar
rested at the Southern hotel, while
waiting for President Taft. Two long
knives were found concealed in her
clothing. Tbe woman said she was
the wife of the president.
Mrs. Beers said she was going to
punisn tne president. She was no-
coine to light. That is not In fact the j tlced yesterday afternoon around the
Angeles, to Minnesota on a charee of The cha.se led n.t. much of .he route I a 1 "c """'inoiei, ana tola employes that she was
. . . .,,. ; . ; lblered in our time. It nas Deen in tne waitlne for the nreciflent
erand larceny. The DaDers set forth ' famiHar to neonle who nntronlre -Hee. waning tor tne president.
.. . .... , . . . " , i, .7. . . ; nanus ot seir-constitutea trustees ana
vui Jin. n.nr) iun auuui i.u,uuu ini? i nicago venjcies. aome or tne
worth of bonds. She was given an op- shooting look place while they were
portunity for a hearing before Call- whirling south near the big statue of
fornia's governor. , General Grant in Lincoln park, more
i followed in front of a long row of pal
WANAMAKER IS IMPROVED atial homes on Lake Shore drive, where
Secretary MacVeagh and Mayor Har-
UNVEIL DIAL MEMORIAL
Erected to Memory of Alfred W. Bay
lies at Sterling, III.
Sterling, 111.. Aug. 29 In the pres
ence of nearly 3,000 people State Sup
erintendent of Public Instruction
Francis G. Blair yesterday unveiled a
cundial erected in memory of Alfred
G Bayllss, former state superlntend-
i - . InatpiitHnn and cunarln.
Taft," she told a detective when ar-!tndont of the sterling public schools
rested. The woman did not get near!ronl lg76 to 1894 Tne memorial is
'We had supposed that we were con- out' of the hotellust as the nres ' I untedm t PedeBta,r yul"cy IUar
.v.. i v....! .1 lea 0Ul or tne notel Jusl as tne PreRl' hie and has been erected on the cam-
tbe partners have seldom been allow
ed a real governing voice in its administration.
HAMILTON IDEAS PREVAIL.
F.AR AX F.I.EVATOK.
'1 have a sacred knife for President
SERIES TO END SUNDAY
The last of the Rosen field Memorial
concerts at Longvlew park occurs next
Sunday afternoon at the usual time
Z o'clock. Bleuer's band will render a
program of varied selections cal
culated to please the large crowd
which always assembles for the concerts.
Washington, Aug. 29. Adverse crit
icism of the state department's Central
American policy during the closing
hours of the last session of the sen
ate, with Intimations that the Ameri
can army would be sent to Nicaragua
soon after congress adjourned, are be
lieved by some officials here to be the
leasons which actuated President
Taft in revoking his order sending the
Tenth Infantry from the canal zone
OM.Y RETARDS ASSEMBLY.
From a military point of view, It Is
said, the only effect of the president's
action last night would be to slightly
retard the assembly of a sufficient
American force in Nicaragua to In
sure the maintenance of communica
tion between the American legation at
Managua and warships at Corlnto, 72
AXXIETY FOR MANAGUA.
Anxiety is expressed for Managua
in view of a dispatch dated Monday
end received at tb,e state department
early today from American Minister
Wletzel. The dispatch merely stated
the government had been Informed an
other attack on the capital would be
made by rebels. Nothing of later date
had been received at noon today. Cop
ies of all cablegrams on the situation
are being sent to Taft. The Tenth
infantry on the canal zone is still kept
In readiness for duty at Nicaragua.
AfXil IESCE IV DEMAND.
Revolutionary forces have acqui
esced in a demand of the American na
val commander at Washington for Im
mediate repair of the railway between
Corlnto and Managua and the opening
of telegraphic communication.
A dispatch today said the wires be
tween Corlnto and Managua would be
in operation within 48 hours, but It
would require 18 days to repair the
FOOD 19 SCARCE.
There is much suffering by reason
cf a great scarcity of food. Aug. 12 the
rebels demanded the surrender of the
port of Corlnto. The demand was re
fused, the federal commander inform
ing the rebels protection of the town
had been given over to the American
Sensational Stories of Illness of Mer- rison reside
chant Prince Are Denied.
Philadelphia, Pa.. Aug. 29 Sensa
tional stories regarding the illness of
John Wanamaker were denied today
by a member of the family. Wana
maker became ill as the result of ex
haustion and excitement of his trip
to the republican convention at Chi-'
A I.I. BULLETS WTI.D.
Hotels along Michigan boulevard
zz;.dd;; vZir8 -'-ir- school wh.Ch h.
. . " !" e oi iiib upper noors near tne
we find that as a matter of fact w elevator on which it was expected the
have been conducting it along the j eBideDt would tQ h, apartment8
linw Inirt down hv Hamilton Ham.
were rfeht In the line of flight and j illon beIieved that the common run I'ICTI re ox handle.
within earshot of tbe popping revel I of men nad iiuie qualification for such I ne of the knlvea f"nd in her
vers. All bullets went wild. i business, that It could be really com-1 clolhinB was a IonB keen-bladed af-
" piehended and wisely directed only by j fair' on the nandle ot which a picture
CIIYO CTATC rn.l I AHinpi.u... ii of President Taft had been nhoto-
lUO, ,, A ...JgraDhed. The woman was well rld iter, a New York scuptor, died today
charge. State Superintendent Blair
and other well known educators de
DEMISE OF A SCULPTOR
Seattle, Wash., Aug. 29 Louis Pot-
EATS 9 POUNDS OF STEAK
AND WINS CONTEST PRIZE
New York, Ang. 29. Notwithstand
ing the high price of meat, a local re
publican club on an outing on Long
island Indulged In the costly pastime
of a beefsteak eating contest.
Alderman Frank Dottier, tipping tbe
scales at 881 pounds before the con
test, calmly won the event by consum
ing 9V pounds of porterhouse, 19 rolls
and 11 cups of coffee. A close second
was "Jack" Probs, 40 pounds lighter
than the victor, who made away with
seven and one-half pounds of meat, 11
rolls and 10 cups of coffee.
cago to which he was a delegate, but!- . .. . , ! " . ? ,. c", . , """"" 1 A roli of 2yo was found on hr rioih I while undergoing treatment by a Chi-
h. 1. very much improved and soon ! Synd,Cate M'ne Containing j chief bodies of property in the coun-(A roll s.jo was found on her cloth- j phyglcfan or a m)nor ,
kxplai eto power. ease. The coroner is investigating.
will be able to attend to business. He
was not operated upon as was rumored.
25.0O0.0O0 Tom. ! trv And In our time the leaders of 1
, , - 1 . - - -
St. Paul, Aug. 29. Albert J. Nason j lbe republican party have conscious
cf St. Paul today announced that he l- or "nnsciously adopted his no
and Fred B. Lynch, with James E. Rut-i ..1 a
- . . . ' 1 neat- 111,11 1 uduucu ua it train-
LArilAL IS NUW $,UlXJ,UCK) , lodge of St. Louis, have bought lands naiens and were always on the inside , at the 'tate fair grounds, he declared
near Nokomis, III, containing 25,000.-' w ben party policy was to be deter-ja President who did not use the veto1
nr.A . . . 1 . 1. 1 . : : 1 t- m r.KAyi..iA. hA ; DOWer when ha thoucht ir shnuM ha ' "
' luiiB vi com. n. luau uas been m i .-u. luicifiu,- -- -- ,k, . ,i,, t,. iu,.i..t(,.ri iniinv
sunk more than 600 feet, and coal will policy of the country, the chief expen-lusl Proved himself a coward. Taft American Bar association touay
be mined within a few months. The d'tures of the government everything ! as nm lola 01 tr,e arrest or the wo-
Cbicapo & Eastern Illinois railroad is went as they suggested while the rank! u,an no pal1 BDe waB waiting to pun-
constructing a line from Springfield and file of us fared as we might and
This, Mr. i were happy if we had any small share
Nason said, will permit an ail rail coal' n the prosperity which they organlz-
tlgin. Ill, Aug. 2! Tetzlalf. driving'
s 120 horsepower Flat, worked the
eight-mile Elgin course at an average
1 peed of 76 miles an hour for four
Lips in the tuning trials today and
broke Mulford's previous record for
Illinois Traction Company Reported
to Plan Power Plant Merger.
Spring.eld. Ill, Aug. 29. The Cen
tral Illinois Traction company of Mat
toon certified to the secretary of state
notice of an increase of capital stock iand to the mines
from ILoOO.OO to iz.ooo.ooo. Two weeks
ago the company increased its capital 1 Vnt to compete In the northwest w ith I cd for themselves. They were the
the lake and rail coal line at the head ; trustees, we were their wards and took
of the lakes. part in the common life as they plan-
j red and directed. What went on in
Smart Receives Promotion. the trustee meetings we were very
Chicago, Aug. 29. Announcement seldom allowed to learn learned in
deed only by Impertinent Inquiry, only
President Taft publicly explained to-; ,,
day his exercise of the veto power. In; KELLOGG ELECTED HEAD
a speech to a great crowd of farmers nc AMCDIPAM PAR RnnY
Ul nm l.i 11 wni unii uwls
' Milwaukee, Wis, Aug. 29 Frank
Kellogg was elected president of
Aged Episcopal Prelate Is
Away at His Home.
Fond Du Lac, Wis, Aug. 29. Bishop
Grafton of the Episcopalian diocese Is
not expected to survive the day. Dis
solution is taking place. Tbe bishop
IN GOVERNMENT'S HANDS
Philadelphia, Pa, Aug. 29. The
dreadnought Arkansas was formally
turned over to the navy department
tr.day by the New York Shipbuilding
from $250,000 to $1,600,000. It is ru
mored the concern plans to consoli
date electric power plants In the cen
tral part of the state.
JUDGE ARCHBALD SEEKS
TO RETIRE TEMPORARILY
Washington, Aug. 29. Judse Arch
bald of the commerce "irt. m hose
t'ial of Impeachment is impv 'ding be-
ish the president
LOWER IilK IX1T.RKST.
Gunboat Vicksburg Safe.
Tuseon. Ariz, Aug. 29. The gunboat
Vicksburg, for whose safety fears were
f.r.tartn1nMl vAMterrlav. was reported to-
"Some of my friends say," said the da arrivfc1 at Guyamas. Mexico.
president, "if a king used the vCTo i ,
lower as I have his head would drop vnevard Haven, Mass. The sink
In a basket. But I arn not a king and I , of" the fishing, schooner Shenan-
that is very different
He spoke of legislation congress en
acted for the farmers' benefit and
promised other legislation would fol-
the course by 26 seconds. Many fhous- fere the senate, has asked Cti,.' Jus-j has been superintendent of the Omaha
ands lined the course to watch thejtlce White of the supreme court ."m-i division of the road. He will assume
trials. jpvrarily to relieve him from duty. Jhis new duties Sept. L
j bv congressional investigations or' low. He referred to the system of ag
ton railroad yesterday of the appoint-. trlaU in wh,cn the trustees com-1 ricuitural banks in Germany which ex-
nr.ent of A. G. Smart as division super-! plained sadly interfered with the reg-jtend credit to farmers at low interest
irtendent of the company's line-s, with J uiar course of business. and said the I'nited States was lnves-
neaaquaners ai Aurora. x.T. smart
doah after collision with the six-mast
ed schooner Addie M. Lawrence be
came known when Captain Gannon
and the crew of 16 of the Shenandoah
arrived on the Lawrence.
f!e-kMi to the city with apparent hopes
houkkvelt as convert. upaung ine Bjstem wun tne purpose ; 01 a confab with Taft. The president 8
"Mr. Roosevelt has proclaimed hira-j' introducing It In this country, if' chief address is tonight at the ban-
. I found feasible. QUet of the Ohio Bar association. The
tContinued od Pa. EiKtjt. Politicians from all over the sutcpeech will not be on politics.
CLERGY IS URGED
TO KELP COURTS
New York Grand Jury Request3
Less Church Attention to
New York, Aug. 29. The King's
county grand jury banded in a pre
sentment calling attention to the in
crease in crime among young men and
boy and suggesting that clergymen
o' all denominations give less atten
tion to foreign missions and help the
courts in checking the growth of