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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGU
iS. Ill EDM
SIXTY-SECOND YEAR. NO. 2.
SATURDAY. OCTOBER 19, 1912. -FOURTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
FOR HIS HOME
Plans Made for Departure
of Patient for Oys
EVERY ABLE-BODIED TURK WHO CAN
FIGHT MAY HAVE TO TAKE UP ARMS
IS NOW OUT OF DANGER
Chicago Police Guard to Accom
pany Train to Illinois Boun
Chicago. Oct. 19. Colonel Roose
velt awoke tblH morning greatly re
freshed by about eiht bours of rest
ful sleep. I'poii awakening he an-j
nounced himself ready for breakfast. j
The wound gave him little trouble.
The rrtnis Is belioved passed
und rapid recovery is confidently ex
pected. Blood poisoning ib no long
er Kgarded h pot-Fibillty. the only
danger feared being tetanus, but even
this is bellevHd to be remote. With
bis breakfast, which the colonel had
i ill ii--
3 TOWNS ARE
s Turkish Bands Reported!
to Have Massacred
TWO GOULD CHILDREN START BANKING "
EXPERIENCE WITH GIFTS TO CHARITY
MUSTAPHA PASHA LOST
Bulgarian Army Corps Repulses
Ottoman Troops All Along
Xvkiaa wldian a way t B&Uua frontii.
Constantinople, Ort. 1ft. At last the ( mustered if need be. and word has been
"unspeakable Turk" must fight for his ' sent out from Constantinople that ev-
, r- t . erv man who can fight must be ready
very existenre in Europe. European' ' " uuvo6
10 laite up uruis on a luuiuui b jiuhwc
powers for decades have despised him,
Roosevelt, he asked for the i have offep.-d up prayers for his early
Root" veil will leave the hospital
Monday forenoon for Oyster bay, it
watt announced by Dr. Lambert, the
colonel's family physician, after the
examining physicians issued the fol
lowing bulletin at 9:05 this morning
"Pulse hti. Temperature 98. Renpira-
destruction, and yei have permitted
him to maintain his foothold in Europe
and to perpetrate his unspeakable out
rages on his Christian subjects.
Now four little Christian kingdoms
1 have united to drive him off the ron
' tinetit and to destroy him if they can.
They will fight with the zeal that is
tion 2". Breathing easier. Renting born of religion? fanaticism and hatred
well. Condition good. Convalescing for a nation that has done them many
IIEIT NEW VET. !
Roosevelt declared the news that
he can leave for Oyster Bay Monday
i the best he had received since first,
assured the wound would not be fatal.
"Now, mother," he said, addressing i
Mrs. Roosevelt, "I'll be pretty good)
while here, so there won't be any
leabon for delaying our start for home.
Of course 1 cau't help being impa
tient, but I I do as you say now with
hh little protest as possible." j
Preparation for the start were be-;
pun at once. Reservations were ord- J
ered on the train by a ooiitiugent of)
newspapermen and physicians accom-:
panying the colonel, and the hospital
authorities prepared to take up with
the police department the question of
providing an adequate guard about the ,
building when the patient was to
II. I. HIDE IV At 1(1.
The tentative plan is he will leave
the hospital not In an ambulance, but
in a limousine automobile which w ill i
drive slowly to the union station. A ;
w heel chair probably will be there so '
the colonel may be carried down tho
wrongs. The Turk must fight hard if
he would stay.
The Turks give every evidence that
they will fight with quite as much
determination and zeal as their Chris
tian foes. Their organized fighting force front,
is 725,000. Two luiilion more cnu be j follow.
The Turks do not propose to submit
Except for one circumstance a long
and bloody war would seem inevitable.
Iack of money by both Turkey and the
allies may prevent long continued hos
tilities. All the states involved will
soon find themselves without money.
However, a certain kind of warfare
can be carried on without great gov
ernmental expenditure. Property cau
be destroyed, towns laid waste, men,
women and children butchered. The
Balkan war may come to this.
In the meanwhile, big armies are
mobilizing in Constantinople. Many i
thousands have already left for the
Other thousands will speedily
to- see that the statute was obeyed.
1 he commission should have power to
sit In on a company's books and busi
ness aad have the right to bring about
obedience to the law when Infractions
were found. This would put corpora
tions tinder aa complete control as the
railroad situation today."
HIT NEI.ON I'AVH RESPECTS.
Battling Nelson, the pugilist, came
from Missouri today to pay his re-' yesterday, 72; lowest last night, 40
spects to Roosevelt. He did not ask i Velocity of wind at 7 a. m., 9 miles
to see the colonel, saying he under-; per hour.
stood it was more important for him Precipitation, none.
to rest, than talk. j Relative humidity at 7 p. m., 38, at
"I Just came to pay my respects,"1" a. rn 73.
said the famous pugilist to Roosevelt's ! Stage of water, 3 8, no change in
last 24 hours.
Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow for
Rock Island Davenport, Moline,
Fair tonight and probably Sunday,
Indon, Oct. 10. Turkish bands
today massacred inhabitants of three
Servian villages southwest of the town '
of Krushevatz, according to a dis
patch. A dispatch from Saloniki says'
the advance Montenegrin army was
checked by Turks. The Montene
grins are in a critical position.
HALF MILLION MEN' READY.
Half a million men or more, armed
v. ith the most modern implements of
! war, are gathering around Adrianopie,
tbe old capital of northern Turkey, to
day, for what military men anticipate
will bo a long, hard fought siege. The
; Bulgarian army, estimated at 200,000,
; reinforced by 50,000 Servians, has
j been fighting its way through moun
jtrln passes which divide the Balkan
states from ottoman territory, and has
! succeeded in driving bak the Turkish
outposts. Including that at Mustapha
; Pasha, where it was thought the Turks
j might make a stand. Mustapha Pasha
l is 17 miles from the fortress of Adrlan-
ople and a long time cannot lapse be-
' fere the main armies come into touch.
TIHK TOWN TAKEN. ;
Sofia. Oct. 19. The Turkish town of ;
Mustapha Pasha was taken last, night
i by a Bulgarian army corps which is
; marching on the great fortress of Ad-
rlanolsle. The Turks were repulsed
1 all along the line. I
The Bulgarian troops also crossed t
tbe frontier at other points and cap
tured three email towns. Other col-
j i 'H
- w-i v jtj1, r 1
TO BE TRIED
Federal Grand Jury Also
v tion of Case.
MISS CAMERON IS HELD
Crowd of Muttering Whites Sur
round Negro, but No Harm
Is Done Him.
Dorothy and Halen Margaret Gould. ,
Dorothy and Helen Margaret, the little daughters of Frank J. Gould,
have started their banking experience with gifts to charity. Over two beds
in the Home for the Friendless, In Woodycrest avenue. New York, hang two
cards to show that the beds are being supported by the two little girls.
Checks for $20 drawn by them recently in favor of the homo were each No.
1. Helen and Dorothy are under the guardianship of Miss Helen Gould, their
black bear or an elk from Its feet. It
is even larger than bullets used by big
"We want to let the wound heal with
out an operation, if possible, because
it would be a shame to cut that mag
nificent chest. The colonel Is built
like a lion."
TAKEN BY POLICE
Little Falls, N. -Y. Oct 19. 1
New York, Oct. 19. Jack Rose and
"Bridgie" Webber, two of the stat'8
witnesses against Lieutenant Becker,
themselves made threats against the
life of Rosenthal at least a month be
fore the murder. It was testified to
day. Rose, according to one wltnesB,
said: "I am going to have Rosenthal
limns penetrated passes In Hhodope f Kern-n s crapsy, a former Episcopal , after the murder, -"6irtli memory of
mountains an marched into Turkish clpr man 0f Rochester, was arrested his dead mother," that Becker had
territory. j here tofiay for addressing a street ; nothing to do with the killing of the
The advance on Mustapha Pasha crowd on lne 8ubject, "The Sermon on I gambler. The testimony was elicited
Temperature at 7 a. rn , 40. Highest; was watched by King Ferdinand, sev- tbe Moilnt and ,aUen to police head
era . nnnfM Dm) H m loi r i a n rnmtnan. '
der-in-chief Savoff from a height on
secretary. "Tell him I'm for him and
on the job."
Roosevelt's condition was unchang
ed. The midday bulletin was omitted.
. . ( id oo .i tur a a tail ir, oaiu Lfl . siK-
long flight of steps to the train floor. p.uieT
lit. B V' n F. ucii I iir.t fHinr
of Chicago police w ill be asked to ao
eompsny the train U the Illinois state
lmil'n. Mrs. Roosevelt sighed with
relief when advised by the doctois it
would be safe and advisable that she
broak up her temporary household at!
Mercy hospital. She has had only one
brief ride In the open air since ar-j
riving Wednesday, and her close
watch has fatigued her considerably.
WIFE KEEPS I.OU ATI II.
Roosevelt last night vividly de
; scribed his Impressions throughout the
I wild night which followed John
' Sch rank's attempt at assassination in
He revealed to his astounded hear
ers the workings of his mind during
that history making speech, delivered
I despite the jaeged and dangerous
i wound in his chest. They gasped as
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun sets 5:13. rises 6:17. Evening
stars: Mercury. Venus. Mara. Jnp1tr.
Morning star- mrTi
they heard him describe the incident
She told the doctors she did not feel t of ,he n,snt ag amu8ln,
like letting out and like relaxing her' Comfortably seated in a hue leath
watch over the colonel, as she realiz-, chair and garbed in a bathrobe, the
ed his anxiety to help his cause might 1 rolonel once placed in the nresidentiat
lead to Indiscreet effort, a situation
he could control better in their on
"I think It is safe to 6ay Roosevelt,
to all practical purposes, is out of
danger," announced Dr. Lambert, the
family physician, and I)r McCauley,
who has had charge of dresntng and
caring for the wound, agreed.
ATT1TI UK ON OMIISSION.
Roosevelt, after a conference with
Francis J. Henry, made clear for the
purpose of publication his attitude ou
the industrial commission with which
he proposed the trust situation should
be controlled la America. The an
rounceuent was In reply to the writ
li gs of Ixuis Brandets and speeches
of Governor Wilson. In which Roose
velt was accused of "endeavoring to
lcrallie monopoly" by a commission
"which would have police power and
n.y to a favored corporation, 'you are
ie.il," and to the unfavored corpora
tion, 'you are illegal.' "
"This absolutely Is not my position."
aid Roosevelt, "in fact It is as near
hi antitheses of my position as any
U.claratiou will or could be made."
The colonel favors new laws or an
amendment to the Sherman law to pro
v.d such supervision as Is contain
1 i the La Follotte-Lenroot amend
r.nts "1 would provide." continues
tlf statement, "in the statute the pro
:fK.n wh.ch said this thing is wrong
r tl-jt th'.r.g is wror.g I would not
l..ne ' ft to ru-g or judment of any
it.ii or men the determination what
v j wrong or right, or reasonably
wrong or risr.r.ably r'ght.
I H I OMIM.in i: OXTROU
I wou'.d have the commission en
ti.rce a law much as Interstate com
rirce romtnis!on enforces the rail
rcd rate and rebate law, with power
chair by an assassin's bullet, told his
remarkable tale. Speaking with his
usual vigor he little appeared like
one for whom four days ago the world
"I feel lively as a bulldog." h? slid
by way of preface for the story for
which the favored few had clustered
expectantly about his chair. They
were In Mrs. Roosevelt's room 4
joinir.g the colonel's.
HOE NOT MENTION SHRINK.
The former president had little to
say of the shooting IUelf. He dis
claimed any feeMng of bitterness To
ward the man who sought his life. Not
once did he mention the name of
He spoke In an unemotional man
ner of being shot, much as though he
were commenting on the case of some
MAC FARLAND ACQUITTED;
FAILS TO WED "BUNNY"
New-ark, N. J., Oct 19. Immediate
ly after he was freed after a retrial
from charges that he murdered his
wife. Allison M. McFarland attempt-:
ed late yesteraay to marry Florence '
Bromley, a Philadelphia woman who :
had figured In bis case as author of
affectionate letters to him signed;
"Bunny." MacFar'.and's plans were
upset by a mere technicality. The!
couple will be married later.
The verdict of "not guilty" after he
had once been convicted overjoyed
MacFarland and Miss Bromley. They
left the courtroom in high spirits, fol
lowed by cheering crowds and drove
to the marriage license bureau at city
hall. When the would-be bride described
herself as 24 years old and a divorcee
, the clerk refused to issue a license be-
' cause she could not produce her di
The woman said her husband, John
A. Dawen, Jr.. who obtained a divorce
from her in New Jersey for desertion,
had never given her a copy of the
decree, but she proposed to obtain one
so she might become Mrs. MacFar-
; The arrest was an incident of an at
; temDt of the authorities to prevent
There was considerable fighting and-8trf,Pt meetings of socialists in sym
after the battle King Ferdinand con-ir,ctny wilh Btriking miH workers.
gratulated the troops and decorated
many wounded men. u rn DV AM AIITfl IIPCPT
I 1 1 l l l ui nil nu i u ui ol.
One Dead and Two Injured in Acci
dent on New Road.
Kankakee, 111., Oct. 19. Peter Nel
son of Bradley is dead and R. Jester,
state manager of the Minneapolis
Thrashing Machine company from I'e-
ona,ana Alien Lee, implement aeai
! ler at Herscher, 11":., are badly injured
', as the result of Jester's automobile
: turning over while running 30 miles
by the defense to prove Becker was
quarters, holding a bible In his hand, j a victim of a conspiracy on the part
of Rose, Vallon, Webber and Schepps.
Killed by Cornice.
Sioux City, Iowa, Oct. 19. Richard
Murphy was so badly Injured that he
died a few hours after being struck by
the cornice of a bank building which
fell as he was walking along the side
walk. W. A. Winston, a newspaper
man, was seriously injured, but will
Fall Kills Denver Man.
Denver, Oct. 19. The body of lis
ter R. Bridaham, until recently a mem
ber of a large wholesale drug firm
here, was found on the second floor
Manila, P. I., Oct. 19 Twenty-flve
million dollars is the estimated damage
by a typhoon that swept the Philip
pines Oct. 16.
There were apparently no casual
ties among American residents.
The total number of dead natives
was not ascertained.
Five small coasting steamers were
driven ashore and wrecked 1 Ki small
sailing vessels were sunk or beached.
The army and navy Joined the gov
ernment in undertaking measures of
an hour Thursday night en route from 1 of the Colorado building. The man
Peoria to Kankakee. The accident oc- apparently had fallen from the sev-
Chicago. Oct. 19. The case of Jat
Johnson, champion pugilist, charge
with the abduction of Lucille Camer
on, a white gir'i. was continued until
Oct. 29, and his bond increased from
$800 to $1,500. Johnson was furious
when opposing counsel demanded the
bond be increased. Two representa
tives of the government department of
justice were present,
"I don't think it necessary to In
crease the bond," Johnson told the
court. "1 am a responsible citizen. I
have a business worth $60,000."
"It may be worth that to you,"
flashed back the attorney for the girl's
mother, who is prosecuting Johnson.
"But it's illegal, and you ought to be
put out of business."
"All right, Mr. Mayor," commented
Johnson, with a laugh.
CASH IS IIEMANTtED.
"If I were mayor of Chtcago you
wouldn't be in business three days,"
replied the attorney.
Johnson asked permission to write
out a check.
"No checks go with me," asserted
"All right. It will be cash then,"
Professional bondsmen posted a
cash bond for the negro.
When Johnson stopped his machine
in front, of a down town bank today
a large crowd gathered and police
were called to clear a path for his
wtomobtter1 ? M utter Ings against the
fighter were uttered by several white
men In the crowd, but there was no
GIHI.'S BOND 23,000.
Miss Cameron was held on $25,000
bonds by Federal Commissioner
Foote as a witness at a federal grand
Jury investigation against Johnson. A
report that Johnson visited a bank to
attempt to obtain $25,000 to effect, the
girl's release on bonds caused Foote
to authorize her removal to Rockford.
It was reported Johnson's effort to ob
tain money was fulLe.
BOOKEU AS DISORDERLY.
Soon after the necessary papers
were obtained Miss Cameron was tak
en to Rockford by a depnty marshal.
She will appear before Commissioner
Foote Tuesday. Her hearing in tho
municipal court on a charge of dis
orderly conduct was set for Oct. 29,
at the request of the detective who
made the arrest.
curred about, two miles north of Che
! banse, on a newly constructed road,
j Jester and Lee were coming to Kanka
! kee and picked up Nelson at Clifton.
J Neflson died at. the Emergency hospi
tal yesterday afternoon.
(Cuntl.iued on Pace Elffht-)
MEET AT TORONTO NEXT
NEAR VERA CRUZ
Vera Crui. Mexico, Oct. 19. Rebel
forces in possession of the city made
every preparation for an attack by
federal troops that was expected to
occur at anv moi?t. Two columns
of federal troops are within 15 miles
of the city.
Mexico City. Oct. 19. Three of the chosen superintendent of the Sunday
four gunboats at Vera Crui have fall-' school work of the society,
en In the hands of Felix Diaz. The The day's sessions were devoted to
fouith gunboat remained loyal but considerable of the activities of the
was covered by the guns of tie other scciety representatives throughout the
vetse's and not allowed :o obtain pro- country, concluding last night with ad
visiens. It is jzcr.t rally thought it fl-esses on the church extension and
must surrender. . social consciousness.
G. A. Miller, Washington, Elected
) President Disciples of Christ.
i Louisville, Oct. 19. Toronto was
chosen unanimously last night as the
j meeting place of next year's interna-1
tional convention of the disciples of,
! Christ. j
i George A. Miller of Washington, D. I
' C. was elected president of the soci-.
ety and other officers include Secre-!
teries. Dr. I. X. McCash and G. K. '
Lewis, Cincinnati; recorders. Stephen'
Zeendt, Illinois, and R. S. Herrill, New
York R. M. Hopkins, Covington. Ky.. was i
FOUR VACANCIES FILLED
Republican State Central Committee
of Illinois Obeys Court Orders. j
Chicago, Oct. 19. The republican!
Ftate central committee at a special
meeting held yesterday filled four va-j
cancies in the list of the republican
presidential electors made necessary
by a recent ruling of the attorney gen
eral's office in Washington, that no
officer or director of a national bank1
may serve as an elector. The follow-:
lne suhKtitutes were made:
Kdward E Eno of Elgin, for William :
Grote of Elgin: William F. Graham of
Aletfo. for John Y. Whiteman of
F-iep't ille; James O. Jones of Dela
van for Everet W. Wilson of P Hn.
rond F M. Shnnkwile of Monticello for
Charles Bennent, Williamsburg. j
Gas Explosion Hurts Sixteen.
Marshall, Texas, Oct. 19. Sixteen
persons were injured, one perhaps fa
tally, and four business houses were
wrecked here yesterday when a light
ed match held near a grating caused
an explosion of natural gas In a cel
lar In one of tho structures.
Ousts Mlnitter for Farming.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Oct, 19. Rev
W. R. Schmidt. G7 years old, of tho
Christian Uefo.-n; d church at Bauer,
Mich., w-as forced to resign by his
congregation because he insisted upon
farming which the members held was
McNamara Money Orders.
Indianapolis, Oct. lf. -Postoffice
money orders showing how J. J. Mc
Xamara 6ent through the mails funds
which McManigal used on dynamiting
trips were produced at the "dynamite"
ENGLAND'S FIRST WOMAN
ENGINEER IS A BRIDE
$10,COO.OOO CHANNEL ON
LOWER DETROIT OPENED
Detroit. Oct. 19. Formal opening of
the $m,00f.0fi0 Livingston channel in
lr-wer Detroit river was scheduled for
this afternoon. It required four years
and a half to build it. It will provide
separate passages for up and down
boats, thus relieving the narrow kiln
crossing, with rocky banks, tortuo.ia
turns and swift current, of half the
O'Gorman at Dubuque.
New York, Oct. 19. I'nited States
Sfi:acr O'Gorman will sr-eak for Wil
son at. Dubuque, Iowa, Oct. 28.
.-: J' '
j Dr. Joha M. Mu-ptj.
i ' ;
Dr. John B. Murphy, head pbyBldan j
at Mercy hospital, Chicago, where Co
lonel RooEevelt 13 being treated for '
his wound, is leud in Lis praises of the
colonel's matiificent physique. "Th3
bullet that woutided Colonel Rcose-
tvtlt," Le fciid, "would have knocked a
Baptists to Raise $3,000,000 Fund.
Minneapolis, Oct. 19. Minnesota
Baptist workers in convention her
ur.gcirr.ouEly approved the plan to
raise $3,000,000 annually for home and
foreign missionary work.
Sets New Corn Yield Record.
Sterling. I!'.., Oct. 19 John Powers
of this city set. a ncx world's corn
raising record this year, It is btlieved.
with an average of 205 bushels an
acre on 10 acres.
A NEGRO SLAYER
Quincy. 111.. Oct. 19. Police Officer
John lif ndrix was not only exonera
ted, but commended, by the coroner's
jury last night for shooting and kill
ing Jefferson Iewey. a negro burglar,
early yesterday morning. Dewey was
seen leaving a clothing More and tri"1
to escape several oHii era w ho w ru in
pursu't. He showed fight and ren
' dered one of the officers unconticicus
with a club. After running several
blocks he was shot by Officer Hen
dr'.x and died sy n after being taker,
to a hcs;-ital Dewey's horn'.' was in
Dea Moit-i, Iowa.
nV' 9 P J
Mrs. Nina Graham Wallcy.
Mrs. Nina Graham Walley, nlvi be
fore Oct. 10 last, was Mis Nina Gra
ham, enjoys the unique distinction of
b !ng the only EbrUkih woman ever
to secure a degree at an engineering
school. She graduated recently from
the rniversity of Liverpool, with hlh
honors. It is dr,ut:f-il. however. ;f
she will follow her profession i.s M.e
of the first things she did on leaving
th university was to marry a Mr.
Walley, a so an engineer, v' Winni
peg, Canada. Mrs. Walley Is the
daughter of Captain Graham, who is
well known in Liverpool shipping elr