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SIXTY-SECOND YEAH NO. 80.
FRIDAY. JANUARY 31, 1913. -TWENTY PAGES.
TRICE TWO CENTS.
S. 1 HOME EDITION
Some in Favor of Exemp
tion of Wilson, Taft
BORAH OPPOSING IDEA
Holds It Reflection Upon Senate
in Being Forced to Recog
nize Great Leaders.
Washington, Jan. 31. Nearly a doz
en Important amendments and counter j
Xiroposals were pending before the i
senate today when it resumed consid- ;
ration of the W orks resolution for a '
single six-year presidential term, la- .
eluded were many amendments design-!
-d to exempt Wilson, Taft and Roose- i
elt from the effect of a change in the :
constitution, and some amendments
were ho druwn as to expressly exclude j
Roosevelt from auother term. I
It whs expected a final vote on the
res'ihr Ion and all amendments would
be reached before night. Four amend
ments pending were to restrict the
president to two terms, but to count a
"fraction term" as a full term.
HITCHCOCK SAME THREE.
Hitchcock proposed an amendment
In Wilson, Roosevelt ami Taft have
one tdvyear term under the new
Ilorah declared "We might as well
riHine these three men in the amend
ment as being exempt from its provis
ion". We practically would be amend
ing the constitution for their conveni
ence." Works, author of the ori-plnal reso
lutinii. endori'cd Hlichcock's plan.
Clapp. pi "gns.-i v e, took emphatic ti
lt pt'on to h's potdUon.
ltl I II APPI.V TO ALL.
"It is a reflection irpon the senate
ItsoX" he said, ''in our" saying to the
country that a grat principle cannot
pass this body unless three great, par
t can 1 iiilers arf. recognized and cared
f"r in 'hat legislation. One of these
lefn 1 Iniid in close friendship, yet in
the interest of that mn 1 would not
like to see a new prinHplp put In'o
effect from the operation of which he
would be exempt. If this change In
t'.e constitution Is wise, and if thin 11m
l'ation Is ad"p'ed. let, i;s rise to the
ciusion and apjly It to every man."
Cummins favored and Ixdge oppos
ed i xemptions for Wilson, Roosevelt
i, i.. I Taf.
mjv iiki at roi.oMO.
! did not believe anyone would in
hixt that tills b-gislutluu was a! mod at
Roosevelt," declared Cummins, "but
it has been very btmlly urgd through
out the Culled Suites lately that we
v ere legislating to make Roosevelt In
eligible. There is no tru'h In such
c'atoments, and 1 know they must be
abhorrent to Roosevelt."
HTATI3 JfAV HKKKAT.
Williams, de meter at, declared thepro
j.'Si'l probably will be lefeated by
tin states unless Roose-vcit was ex
empted front Its provisions.
"Whatever might be the motive-- of
those who rpposo the amendment."
i-,id Williams, "they will be a!'' to
r .t y to the people, "They are after one
lean's scalp. He received more than
:...,,(. ,ihm) vo'e. and they are trying to
Make him Ineligible. "
EIGHT HOURS FOR
Ixndon. Jan. 31. A resolution call
ing fur an eight-hour day for all class
es of workmen and workwomen was
jvdopted today by the trade union
congress, at which over 2, 000,000 Brit
ish workmen and women wore rvpre-
er.ted. Miners already have an eight !
hour dav fixed Iv law. but outside of1
1-oudon nearly all workmen have
per hours. A vigorous ca.mpal:n
or the setUment of tho men's de
.uuls will be mad. and unless agree
i.nnts are ratified by the end of April
he n.cn ili walk out
FREE LIST TO BE
SAPflE AS IN 1910
..-l.ii.g.n. Jan. 31. The free list
: . ii the conclude chapter U
t .ie hearlacr. of the ways and
- . -n n.ifee. half hundred
.i' . e.i.!cr. now- lig'ire en putting on
e free l t at the coming extra. se-
e:i -ii;iv;nt!al!v the same article
it were on t!n or '.na' free lis: two
:.; Taf l.
w r. iv'h
Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow for !
Rock island, Davenport, Molina.
Fair tonight and Saturday, colder to-1
night with a cold wave. Rising tem
perature Saturday. The temperature
Saturday morning will be about 5 to
10 degree telow zero.
Temperature at 7 a. 14. Highest j
yesterday, 47; lowest last night, 13. ,
Pei of wlDd at 7 ' ffi ' 16 mn"a '
Precipitation, .02 inch.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m, 64, at
7 a. m, 82.
Stage of water, S.9, a fall of .1 in
last 14 hours.
J. M. satRJER. Local Forecastsr.
(From noon today to ooob tomorrow.)
Pan sets 5:10. rises 7:11. Evening
tars: Venus, Saturn. Morning stars:
Saturn, Jupiter, Venus.
London, Jan. 21. British suffragets
have adopted the slungshot as a weap
on in th'-ir campaign. Wi'h it they
hurl at the heaven, leaden discs g'am;
ed with "votes for women."
As a consequence of tne newness
of them to this arm their aim in not
good and the damage has not been
great. The disc, however, is sail by
doctors to be capable of killing a
Actreps "Jacky" Me". ford was fined
Jlr' on a charge of bombardine shop
window s with a slungshot frfom the top
of an omnibus.
Suffrager.s -ontinue to set fire to
tho contents of letter boxes. Several
thousand boxes were destroyed this
IRISH KIM RULE
PARTY IN A GAIN
I.ondonerry, Ircl.iud. Jan. 31. The
Irish home rule party won a notable
victory over the uiiiul.is's yestcrdav.'
Nogg, nationalist, as given a major
ity of f7 over Colonel I'aKeimain,
unionist. The seat has been held I
since 1&i0 by Marquis Hamilton, re
cently, elovaled to Hte.JiQuufl..if..' inis.i
Bo tii candidate are protestant. The
victory gives the nationalists a ma
. of the members in parliament
from the iiri.v iin e ot L'lMcr in the
house of commons. There w ere extra-
oidmary etloris by bo'.h parties to i
bring electors to tho polls. Many
sick and infirm were taken in ambu
lances. Out of a total of 5.412 voters,
O.r.U cast their ballots.
' Announce!. etit of tin result of the
polling was followed by extraordinary
! scenes. Pent-up excitement of the
' populace was vented in wild demon
strations. A iTeafeiiing tornado of
shrieks, cheers and hisses broie loos .
! accompanied by the firing of revolvers
j in th" air. The r.a'ionalists saim
i "A Nation Once Again," and the u.iioi.
: ists responded with "Rule Britannia.''
I There was much stot.e throwii.g by
LAKE SUPERIOR FROZEN
OVER; FIRST TIME OF YEAR
Duluth, Jan. SI. A blizzard, general
over the iron ranges in northwestern
Wis'onsin and northwestern Minneso
ta, which s'iMt.sl l...-t a. -'ht. continues
Uxiay wi h una hat 3 fury. It is tloso
Fiuhernn'ii today brought news tliat
Ittl-e Superior Is totapletely frozen
over from tirand Manae to Hulsith, the
iiisl time this seiibOU.
Clcse the Illinois Convention
Springfield. 111., Jan. ill. Except for
a iiitetii.g of tlie executive committee.
which will be held today, fhe Master
niiLers' association of Illinois closed
its annual convention yesterday with j
the election of oll'.cers as follows:
l'rcsiiieiit V. J. Milliard of Elm-
First Vice 1'resident C. D. Brown-;
ell of Champaign. !
Second Vice Fresldent John Robin-1
sou of Mason City.
Treasurer O. W. Dawson of De-!
to rational con
Moore of Evan-
Tontion tlcorgo S
Secretary W. C. Havalind will hold
over until July 1.
ANOTHER 7 CENTS ADDED
TO PENNSYLVANIA CRUDE
Pittsburgh. Jan. 31. Principal grades
of crude oil continued U advance to
day, another 7 cents being tacked to
Punish Jcy Riders.
Jefferson City, Mo , Jan. 31. Gcver-!
nor Major today s'gr.ed the first bill '
rarcod by the present legislature. It !
amends the aaiomohile law by pur.- i
lshlr.g th c who s:eal automobiles for
Joy-rtd:r.g pirioses with Cne ar.d im-
Baron Ilkeston Dead.
I lndon. Jan. 31 lUron Ilkrston
d.it-tlngulshed mriber of the l.bt-ral
in the Louse f
Disastrous Results Would
Follow, Warning Given
IS ADVISED TO GO SLOW !
! New York Board Willing to Co
' operate in Needed Reforms,
I but Draws Line.
Albany. N. T., Jan. 31. The New
Ycrk stock exchange put itBelf on rec
ord today as opposed to incorporation
and against the enactment of a maxi
mum rate of interest on call loans.
LS "ATT ft tt
Governor Sulzer was so informed by a
committee representing the exchanrso ;
and was advised the enactment of such j
laws would cause "disastrous results." j
O I IIKKS IN OHI'Olt I 1 I). j
Sulzer reminded counsel for the
commi'.tee that the cotton exchange
and practically all other exchanges
were incorporated. The governor said
he realized, however, there were two
sides to the question.
The governor was aBsured the ex
change would cooperate with hi in in
an effort to accomplish necessary re
forms, but cautioned him to go slow ly
in dealing with "more delicate sub
jects" in bis message.
SON OF A BHER
A CANADA SUICIDE
Winnipeg, Man., Jau. 31. Tw. my
four hours after he had cut bis throat '
with a razor, the body of Eugene De-1
lano. Jr.. 25. son of a prominent New j
iora oauKer. as luimu nig"', un-
clothed, on the floor of his bedroom in
a hotel. He left a note to his family
asking forgiveness for the deed.
Solicitor McCate Resigns.
Washington. Jan. 31. Solicitor Mc-
1 p refuted his reipcaUon to ?orHtary
- rf-, a i. .. ....
He will go to Portland.
AND FIVE PERISH
y , ... .,
Richland. Iowa. Jan. 81. Major Har-
ris, hi wife, two children ar.d his
mother were burned to ceth a. 1
' o'riot k this morr.ii.
Li n th !.- home,
' iBk )
id bj lir:
s north of h.r,
CASTRO MUST GO WOMEN SEEK
Secretary Nagel Finally Denies i
Venezuelan Admission to 1
the Country. j
HELD GUILTY OF FELONY
Directs Killing of Paradez While Serv
ing as Head of His Home
Washington, Jan. 31. Cipriano Cas
tro, former president of Venezuela.
wb yesterday denied admission to the
United States as a visitor by Charles ,
Nr.gel, secretary of commerce and la- i
bcr. The Venezuelan's firm refusal to '
. ai.'i-wer the question whether, while i
president, he was a party to the kill
; ing of General Paradez was the cause
j or Secretary bagels order for his de
The cabinet minister sustained the
adverse report of"T the immigration
authorities against'., Castro on the
ground that his declination to answer !
"may in itself constitute an admis- j
sion by conduct" of the commission of
a felony. ;
law bars from
PROVING HER FITNESS TO
umij- any person convicted of or ad- passage of the French bill to give wo
mining the commission of a crime in- men the right to vote for representa
volviug moral turpitude, providing it tives in congress. The hearing was
is not purely a political offense. held In the largest house committee
ai.ikxs MIST sKit u iiuii.s. i room, which was almost filled to ca
Further. Secretary Nagel declared an baiity, before stenographers in the
alien may be compelled to answer
"yes" or "no" to any pertinent ques
tion regarding his admissability. If
piimitted to refuse he maintained
that "the immigration service might
a.; well adjourn."
The alleged information against Cas
tro was furnished the department of
commerce and labor by the Btate de
partment, and Secretary Nagel, in his
decision, frankly admits that, but for
the state department's action, Castro
probably would have been admitted
without question. "Cipriano Castro'a
former position as president of Vene-
i zuela," he added, "would under ordi
j nary circumstances have furnished
j further inducement for such action."
Vd.KI, DISCLAIMS 1)1 SCHi d I A TION.
The immigration bureau, he declar
ed, bad followed the same course In
tu.fc case as mat pursued in any otner:editor of th chieairo Record -Herald
wL cre ofSciai waraing had been given
. rPparding tbe character of an alien,
, .-u ,8 officiaIly charged." said Mr.
j -that Castro, while president
! of Venezuela and in full possession of
. autnority of tbat 8late- direct the
killing of Paradez without trial or hear-
. hiving been made a prisoner while en-
a . r-
TASTRO TO APPF.4L TO (ni RTd.
j New Tork. Jan. 31. As soon as Hai; Dcyje presented the watch in behalf
I old A. Content, Castro's attorney, re-j0f Btate officers.
celved word that Secretary Nagel had i Z
, ordered his client's deportation, he
said that he would apply Immediately
for a writ of habeas corpus to act as
a stay In the execution of the govern
ment's decision. Mr. Content at once
started to look for a federal Judge to
i wLom he might make the application.
; ," ,. , . ,
Former President Castro of ene-
j ZUPla walked the streets of New York
this afternoon, temporarily a free man
under a federal writ cf habeas corpus.
.The fiui-s'ion of making the writ per
iuiLiitui be terd Friday nest.
House Committee Has Vis
. it From 400 From Var
ASKING RIGHT TO VOTE
Quoting Constitution Mrs. Colby
Asks If Members of Her
Sex Are People.
"Washington, Jan. 81. Four hundred
women from every section of the
union appeared today before the house
committee on presidential and con-
gresBional elections to appeal for the
building began to desert their offices
and join the demonstration.
OK All. A1.KS.
Womea of all ages, some in waving
plumes, silks, satins and furs, stood
throughout the hearing. A few had j
chairs and others camped on the floor
surrounded by their wraps, hats and '
parasols. " j
Mrs. Clark Colby of Portland plead-
ed for a constitutional amendment pro- I
hibiting states from disfranchising cit- !
izens oa account of sex. Declaring that
lhe "constitution says representatives
; Bba11 be chosen by the people of the
i several states,"
she asked, "Are wo-
Chicagcan Surgeon General.
Springfield, 111., Jan. 31. Governor
Deneen appointed Dr. Samuel C. Stan
ton of Chicago, vice Dr. Charles Ad
ams, surgeon general of the Illinois
i national guard, to rank as colonel, and
Henry Barrett Chamberlain, managing
member of the governor's staff with
rank of colonel. Mr. Ch,-;mberlain is
appointed to fill the vacancy caused
by the resignation of Colonel Chaun
cey Dewey of Chicago.
Deneen Given Gold Watch.
j , , f ' " D
!the state department
31. Heads of
sented Governor Deneen with a $.'o0
eold watch. Secretarv of State C .1
18,000 MEN HAVE
Younastown. Ohio. Jan. 31. Eigh
teen thousand employes of the Inde-
pendent Iron t S:ee! mill have been
- I granted
1 v. tit;.
a 10 ptr cfiit increase it
26 SLAYERS FREE
ON DENEEN ORDER
! Governor Commutes Sentences
of Murderers as One of
His Last Acts.
SOME RELEASED AT OMCE
Sixteen of Favored Ones Sent Up From
Cook County Roberta os
Chlctagos Jan. 31. Within the next
6ix months 26 murderers 15 sen
tenced from Cook county will be re
leased from the Joliet penitentiary.
As one of his last acts before leav
ing office. Governor Deneen yesterday
commuted their sentences to expire
during that period. His decision '
was made upon the recommendation i
of the pardon board.
A 27th prisoner also received
some clemency at the governor's
hands. Michael Morlarity was sen
tenced to life imprisonment for killing
Patrolman. Schlanger in Chicago In
GEORGE GII.L ROBERTS FREED.
The most widely known man to be
given his freedom is George Gill Rob
erts, who will be released at once by
the commutation of his 20 year term
to nine years. Ho was committed
In 1903 for the death of John V. Kopf,
former county commissioner, whom he
stabbed with a pockotknlfe in a Thir
teenth ward polling place. He was
a member of the Frank C. Farnnm
faction, which has sought his release
for some time. Errors in instructions
and Roberts' previous reputation were
given as the reasons for the board's
recommendation in his case.
A large majority of the entire num
ber of convicts whose punishment w-as
lightened was sent to Joliet from
COOK C'OL'VrY M.WER RF.NEFIT.
The Cook county murderers whose
freedom is granted by tho governor
George Gill Roberts, sentence 20
years Commuted to nino years.
John Conti, life sentence Com
muted to 40 years.
Michael Morlarity, life sentence
Commuted to 39 years.
Louis White, life sentence Com
muted to 23 years.
James A. Caldwell, life sentence
! Commuted to "6 years.
Albert Whltesldes, sentence B0 years
Commuted to 25 years.
Frank Ainsworth, life sentence
Commuted to 38 years.
Nic Marzen, sentence 30 years
Commuted to 27 years.
Daniel Peters, life seutence Com
muted to 21 years.
George Stone, sentence 33 years
Commuted to IS years.
John Hajny, sentence 23 years
Commuted to 15 years.
Rudolph Hoppe, sentence 18 years
Commuted to 15 yeari.
Patrick McGeo, sentence 18 years
Commuted to 12 years.
Benjamin Miller, life sentence
Commuted to 12 years.
Charles A. Ethridge, sentence 40
years Commuted to expire Feb. 1,
Albert Humphrey, indeterminate
Communted to expire Feb. 1, 1313.
I ItOM UlTMUK COOK COIM'V.
The slayers from outside of Cook
county, affected by the governor's
clemency, are: j
Sanford Pruitt, Hardin county;
sentence 25 years commuted to 15
Fred Perkins, Johnson county; sen
tence ?.0 years commuted to 14 years.
Jesso Koser, Carroll county; life
sentence -commuted to 12 years.
Thomas Bundy, UaSalle county;
sentence 30 years commuted to 12
Robert Munn, Montgomery county;
sentence 20 years commuted to
Joseph Ellius, LaSalle county; life
sentence commuted to 24 years.
Noah Foster, Christian county; life
sentence commuted to 33 years.
Was convicted in 1905 and by good
behavior secures bin liberty at once.
Charles A. Henzel, Bureau county;
lifrj sentence commuted to 20 years.
He is now 80 years old.
Tucker Ballard, Knox county; life
sentence commuted to T8 years.
Gustave Menkhausen, St. Clair coun
ty; life sentence commuted to 3o
The first of 23 murderers pardoned
by Governor Deneen yesterday was
released from Joliet penitentiary to
day. He i3 George Gill Roberts, sen
tenced at Chicago in 19')7 for 20 years
for the murder of a former county
commissioner during an election riot.
Before nightfall five others will be lib
erated. The remaining prisoners wfll
be released at intervals durin? the
next six months. Roberta was smug
gled away from prison In an automo
bile. Roberts was extremely excited
at the unexpected gift of his liberty.
SENATE COMMITTEE FOR
Washington, Jan. 31. Favorable re
port cn a bill to authorize physical
valuation of railroads Is expected
early next week from the senate com
- ' mitteo on inter-state commerce. La
Follette has It In charge and it Is said
the cemmittoe approves his reeom-
' roendatlon. The bill ha3 passed tnc
JO ARIS HAS
All Men On Furlough Are
Ordered Back to
However. Public Opinion in
Europe Is Overwhelmingly
London, Jan. 31. The Turkish gov
ernment has ordered the Ottoman
peace delegates to leave London at
once for Constantinople, according to
Sofia, Jan. 31. It Is believed Bul
garian and Servian troops besieging
the fortress of Adrianople purpose to
take the place by storm regardless of
the sacrifice of life such an attack will
Constantinople, Jan. 31. All officers
and men of the Turkish army now on
furlough have been ordered to rejoin
their regiments within 24 hours.
London. Jan. 31j The overwhelm
ing strength of publlo opinion through
out Europe In favor of peaoe In the
Balkans is exercising a profound In
fluence on the peace delegates In
Ixndon, European ambassadors here
will shortly make themselves the
mouthpiece of this widespread senti
ment In order to convince some more
unwielding spirits among representa
tives of the allies. European diplo
mats take the view that Turkey, espe
cially after the revolutionary move
ment which was brought Into power
men Irreconcilable on the question of
Adrianople, could not offer more than
what was contained In yesterday's re
ply to the powers. This, they think.
justifies resumption of negotiations be
tween the allies and the Ottoman em
pire. Reports that Turkey win make fur
ther concessions to the allies assist
ed in the cheerful tone developed on
the stock exchange yesterday.
IJEHI.IN IS WARNED.
Berlin, Jan. 31. Great pessimism
regarding the Balkan situation Is dis
played in official circles here owing
to Bulgaria's uncompromising atti
tude. The German government fears
if war Is resinned Bulgaria may push
matters beyond Its own Interests.'
I 'SITED STtTRS NOTIFIED.
Washington, Jan. 31. The Greek
government has notified the United
States that coal shipped by way of
the Dardanelles to Black sea ports
will be subject to seizure unless cer
tified for local consumption at neu
SAFE BLOWN AND
STORE IS BURNED
Chicago, Jan. 31. For four hours
early today Michael Roser, 65, lay
bound and gagged ou a floor of a North
side department store, where he had
been left by safeblowers, and watched
smoke curling up from smoldering
blankets, used by the thieves to dead
en tbe sound of the explosion. Fear
ful ho would be burned to death, Roser
with a superhuman effort, freed hlm
Bclf and telephoned an alarm to the
police and fire departments. When the
latter arrived the interior of the build
ing was in flames. The structure and
contents were destroyed with a loss
The safeblowers, four In number,
broke into the Btore shortly after mid
night, according to Roser, and were
only a few minutes in blowing tho
safe, and escaped with 11,200.
WILSON IS CHOOSING OWN
CABINET, HE INT.MATES
Philadelphia, Jan. 31 Governor
Wilson does not feel he Is limited iii
picking hiij cabinet to men who are
suggested to him by political leaders
and friends of the candidates.
"I might be making some nomina
tions of my own," the governor said.
4 BODIES GATHER
TO BOOST ROADS
Springfield, 111.. Jan. 31 Several
hundred representatives of the Illi
nois Highway Improvement associa
tion the Illinois Couvnercial associa-
- j tiou, the Illinois Automobile aasocia-
liuii. anu lug iiiiuvis uwmoid odwvw
Hon assembled today tn a convention
Illinois. They were welcomed by Gov