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RGTJS. 1H0I EDITION
SIXTY-SKCOXD YEAR NO. 00.
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1913. SIXTEEN PAGES.
FRICE TWO CENTS.
ALL SIDES IN
Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow tr
Rosk Island, Davonport, Molina,
Fair tonight. Sunday probably in-1
i creasing cloudiness, continued cold 1
; with the lowest temperature tonignt i
about zero. i
Temperature at 7 a. m., 4 degrees be-,
low zero. Highest yesterday, 15; low-;
est last night. 5 degrees below zero. j
IN TERM BILL
BROUGHT TO END
Enmr.ni r. Pn,.in. in I oof I Velocity of wind at 7 a. m
kuiuucan i unci o in uaoi , prr Dour
Attempt to Prevent
Bnlqars and Servians in Con
test to See Who Will Be
Hrsi over wans.
London, Feb 1. A lmJ attempt to
prevent resumption of war in the Bal
kan peninsula is being made by rep
resentatives of lln: Kuropean powers
iit Constantinople and Sofia. A de
tailed r.;(.;t en i lit.- subject is ex
pected t hit (vhiIiir. Meanwhile every
thing has bw-ti made ready for a re
newal or bos' llii ii s.
The Bulgarian peace delegation has
rei elved on.fumi ations from General
Suvoff of the ar"i surrounding Adrian
opie, one of the most efficient ever
gathered together. The general com
mands a spirit of rivalry between the
Bulgarian io.d Sylvian- troops. Bets
ai tre1 ofered among the besieg
ers, he shjh, as to which nationality
will be hist to enter Adrlanople and
plant on Its walls the victorious flag
of the all.es
ii i. mi: in i.rnmi.
It is asserted here t lie Montenegrins
ni"i tl'eeKs have received assurances :
In in Kussiu and France of support in
tuelr leteiii ion of Scutari and Janina,
1f ilu y succeed in capturing theia !
vbiie the Piilgarians and Servians are
t-'Miig Adtiatiojile. King Nicholas of
.'eiit-iiegrn and Cron I'rince Con
mat ine of Greece declare they will
l; se the fortresses by storm or loose
tlieir lies in the attempt.
i ih.iiiiii.ii: kmii'..
St. -. . i . -.ut u-, Feb. 1 A letter
i i : 1 1 Kmpeior Francis Joseph of Aus
n ;a t iungary . Ktnperor Nicholas of
Uuu-iu, which is expct -to-cJeM
the Austro-IltissTan situation and lead
to the demobilization of Austrian and
Uiihsfiiit arit'l- s, is on the way here.
St. Petersburg. Feb. 1.--Austria Hun
gary eon'iuues the enrollment of sup
plementary reservists in frontier dis
tricts bordering on Ruspta Bnd Servia.
aicotding to a dispatch from Prague.
A force of L'.'iii.tuM) troops is concentrat
ed in Bosnia.
IIOV-I 11.11 IK OI'K.' MOM)V.
Washington. Feb. 1. Minister Scbur
n. at Athens, has reported that ves
n is w 111 not be allowed to enter the
hi.ibor of Saloiiiki after nightfall. Am
bisador. Kockhill. at Constantinople,
totiiltiiiM reports that hostilities are
expected to be resumed next Monday
Kelative humidity at 7 p. m., 9S, at
r a. m., l2.
3. Al. SHEK1ER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.!
Bun sets .VI". rises 7:10. Evening;
stars: Venus. Saturn. Morning stars: ;
Saturn. Jupiter. Mars. February con. j
Hellations visible about p. m.. as fol- j
lows: Overhead, westward. Perseus;
southward. Aurijra. Taurus; southeast-:
ward. Gemini: north. Ursa Minor il.lt
tie Dipper). Wraco. Hercules: north
west. Ca,sseopela 4V. Cepheus. Cyc
nus: west. Aries. Andromeda. Pegasus,
southwest. Cetus tlowi. Eridanus:
south, Orion. Canls Major: southeast.
Cants Minor; east. Leo (forming -d'k'ei
Virgo (rising); northeast. L'rsa Major
iGreat Dlppert. Bootes irisingi. Bright
stars of the month: Vega. Alpberat. Al
gol. Aldebnran treli. Betelgeux. Castor
Bollux. Capella. Uegnlus tin I.o. Sir
lus. Klgel. Procyon Planets i:i Feb
runry: Venus, Mars. Jupiter. Saturn
Evening stars of the month: Venus
Saturn ttill the 14thi. Mornlmr stars
Mars, Jupiter. Sarnrn (till the M!!i.
President is Unfitted by
the Present System,
Washington. Fob. 1. The tariff
hearings were finally closed today af-
' ter Thomas Lane of New York had
I spoken in the interest of church statu
ary, and Leon Stein of New York on
tapioca. With evidence all in the com-
; inittee is ready to proceed next week ry CJrl tn Uiua Anontc
j with executive sessions, possbly dayjninCj OalQ 10 naV6 HQCniS
mid night, preparing Tentative legis
' lation for the incoming congress.
ONLY 600 OUT FOR
Opportunity to Witness Induc
tion of Governor Dunne to
NEGLECTS HIS DUTIES
'WILSON ALLOWS GIRL TO
TAKE SNAP SHOT OF HIM
Newark. X. J.. Feb. 1 While Gover
nor Wilson was standing on a plat
form waiting for a train a little girl
J was observed making efforts to photo
j graph him. but conditions were not
i just what she wanted them. "Wait a
minute and I'll get in the sun," said
(:he governor. Then the camera snap
! pcd. the 12-year-old girl thanked him
land went away happy.
in Every Big City
LOOT IS SAFE
Devotes Too Much of Time to
Efforts to Secure His Re-
elprtinn tn flffir.fi.
I c7wo,UUU ortIM I IN ThAn
BY MINE WORKERS' ORDER
Washington. Feb. 1. With all the Indianapolis, Ind., Feb. 1. Almost
proposed amendments to exempt Taft, J75f ,000 was spent for relief by the
Roosevelt and Wilson from its opera- j United Mine Workers of America dur
tion having been defeated, the senate j Ing the year ended Dec. 1, 1912. ac
today began a debate upon the Works j cording to the report of the auditing
IY10RE FACTS COME OUT
Prominent Chicago Insurance
Man Gives Information to
Chicago, Feb. 1. That the alleged
"arson trust" Is a nation-wide organi
zation, with agent In every large
city, Is the Information given Assis
tant State's Attorney Johnson, who
BOES PLACE BAR
New Orleans. I.a.. Feb. 1. Injection
of socialistic propaganda and d'scus-i-ion
of politics and religion in the na
tional hobo convention was haired by
delegates today. James Eads Howe,
millionaire hobo" of St. Louis, and
others who have persisted in preach
ing socialism and talkiig pniitbs ami
religion, wt reordered to conduct them
selves differently or leave the coiiMn
tion. Howe was howled down when he
attempted to criticise a ruling of Br.-s-ident
Jeff Davis. A vote was taken
and Davis was sustained.
"This ain"t no political hot airi;uug."
bhouted one of the delegates.
NELSON IS RULED
GUILIY BY COURT
Kansas City. Feb. 1. William R. Nel
son. editor aud owner of the Kansas
City Star, was thU afternoon pro
nounced guilty of contempt of court
by Judge Guthrie in the county circuit,
curt. Nelson was cited for contempt
f "'.'.owing publication of an article
K'ating payment of attorney's fees was
K ven p. eci dence over paymeut, of ali
mony in a divorce suit recently tried
1u the circuit court.
Albany Governor Sulzer signed a
bill incorporating the JIarriman re
seaich laboratory, founded- by the
widow of the late E. H. Harriman. to
discover cures for cancer and consump
tion. New York The steamer Mexico
which lost its propellor and called for
aid, while drifting 34 miles southeast
of Halifax, has beeu taken in tow by
the liner Devonian, according to a wire
less message. The Mexico carried a
Nashville The commission appoint
ed to select two Tennesseeans to he
honored with statues in Statuary "Tail
at Washington decided on John Sevier.
Indian fighter and first governor of
the state, and Andrew Jackson.
New York The amateur champion
ship of the world at long distance wire
less telegraphy is claimed by W. J.
lloweti. a l: ear-old operator, who
from a station of his own design at
his home in the Bronx asserts that he
picked up a message from Germany.
A wonr -ci1 V J
COME OUT sf X 1""""
TILU YOO J I V 5.A
Dispatches from Miami say that W. J. Bryan Is Beset by office seekers who believe that he
will be secretary of state, with jobs to give out. ,
ENGINEER AND FIREMAN
KILLED IN A COLLISION
Chlcugo, Feb. 1. Engineer Richard
Let d and Firemau Jeremiah O'lary j
v a belt line sw itch engine were killed ;
, . ... - - n: .1..- .. i. V. n t i .i n :
i.amy in a couisio.. ..u . I ,Iian of NoW York. the price bid being
central neigui iraiu iu we pvmu o.uv ; l,530.r0
sitiglc six-year term resolution.
Senator Cummins opened the de
bate. He declared with the exception
of George Washington, those presi
dents who had served two terms would
have been better had they served but
one. He declared the president's work
was often "neglected and badly per
formed" because of attention to ef
forts for his renomination and reelec
tion. FH1.1-: OK INFI.l KM ES.
Birmingham, Ala. In conformity I "' believe the president would do
with an order issued by a referee in ' nis dut' niore efficiently if no inn-i-bnnkruptcy,
the properties of the ence can affect him," he said. "I think
Southern Iron and Steel company were . 'be Sherman an tl trust law would be
pi;l up at auction here and were bid ' more thoroughly administered and
in by Edward H. rmss and Daniel Hoi- I more energetically applied to all per-
Washlngton A "reign of terror" at
the ore mine workers' strike at Mine
ville, N. Y.. is charged in a report to
H-o American Federation of Labor by
Joseph N. Cannon, a union organizer.
Tl e federation has not yet decided
what steps it will take.
committee. Most of this went into
Scranton, I'a., Feb. 1. As part of
a ( ampaign in the interest of a 100
per cent union organization of the
mine workers in the anthracite field,
6.. Sim) employes of the Lackawanna
Coal company today struck at eight
MICE TO BREAK
PARADE MARCH 3 ,
Denver Violation of the civil ser
vice rules aud political favoritism are
among charges made against Frank M.
Dcwner, republican, superintendent of
the mint l ore. Director Roberts at
Washington said the charges against
Superintendent Downer were trivial.
sons alike if the president is
free from all influences vhkh
great interests exert."
Washington. Feb. 1. Scampering
r.its and uilce are counted on by col
1 go students to stampede the suffra
j;im parade March 3, and an unusual
i taand for rodents was explained to
lay when a plot that has spread to
vrtualiy every college In the capital,
v...s 1. art.ed. Collegians Intend to post
i. ; r
New York Charles S. Mellen and E.
Chamberlin entered pleas of not
guilty in the federal district court to
indictments charging them with vio
lating the criminal clause of the Sher
rcan anti-trust law in connection with
a "monopoly agreement" between the
New Haen railroad and the Grand
TAFT AND WILSON ARE TO
BE GUESTS AT PAGEANT
Washington, Ftb. 1 Bresident Taft
and President-elect Wilson are to bc
guests of honor of the National Wom
en's Suffrage association at the trig
pageaiit March 3. The two will occu
py the same box on a large stand ia
front of the treasury.
WIFE OF BECKER
MOTHER OF BABE
I New York, Feb. 1. Mrs. Charles
Becker, wife of the police lieutenant
j now- in the death house at Sing Sing
awaiting electrocution for the murder
of Gambler Rosenthal, gave birth to a
! baby girl today.
today examined several new witnesses
in regard to the operations of men
said to be at the head of the conspir
acy. Johnson said that, cooperating
with officials in a number of other
cities, incendiarism was practiced ev
en in Boston.
FIVK IV II I Mi.
A new ring of alleged incendiaries
who are working along thu lines of
other gangs of the "arson trust," was
brought to the attention of Johnson
today by a prominent Insurance agent,
who has been conducting a private in-
Spriagfleld. 111.. Feb.'l. Hundreds of
jubilant democrats who will come to j
Springfield to attend the inauguration j
will be denied the privilege of witness- j
ing the taking of the oath by the new- j
state officers. All the tickets have '
been allotted and none are left over. 1
Only 604 have been issued.
The inauguration ceremony takes
place at noon in the house of repre-!
sentatives. t'nless otherwise provided
for, inauguration visitors will have to
get their tickets by hunting up mem
bers of the legislature who have not
given away the two extra tickets dis- .
tributed to each. All the general ad
mission tickets are in the hands of the !
members of the legislature. After giv-'
ing each of the 202 members of the
legislature three tfekets, exactly four
Speakers' platform tickets will be
issued only to the incoming state offi
cers, members of the supreme court,
members of the joint inaugural com
mittee of the legislature aud members
of the inaugural committee of the
democratic state committee. These of
ficials and their ladies will be the only
persons on the platform.
Families and friends of the fin
ing and outgoing stato -Queers will
have the tickets the speakers' gal
lery. The general admission tickets
will admit to eithpr the tloor of the
house or the general house galleries.
Carpenters are at w ork preparing the
house of representatives for the cere
mony. A large platform covering the
entire south end of the chamber Is be
ing erected for the occasion.
The details of the inauguration ar
rangements are being worked out by
Adjutant General Frank S. Dickson
and Lieutenant Governor John G. Og
lesby. When Governor-elect Edward F.
Dunne assumes his duties on Monday
the one person among the confidential
assistants of Governor Deneen who will
continue in the office i3 Mrs. Belle P.
White. For seven vears Mrs. White
has had charge of the stenographic
work, supervised the filing of official
documents, handled all the mall and
acted as assistant secretary to the gov
ernor. T '
James Whitaker, private secretary
to Governor Deneen, will leave offlre
when the present governor goes.
Charles M. Tinney, the governor's audi
tor, also will go within a short time.
New men not familiar with the routine
work of the executive office will take
But Mrs. White, a civil service ap
pointee, will be at hand at all times
to give the new governor and hl8 as
sistants Information gained from sev
en years' experience in the office. Dur
ing campaigns .Mrs. White has been an
able assistant of Governor IK-neen.
She knows the politicians and politics
of the state from Chicago to Cairo.
Mrs. White formerly resided in Chi
cago, where she was employed as a
stenographer for the Chicago At East
ern Illinois railroad. She, had charge
of the files for a local coal company
before entering the state service.
Governor Deneen gives Mrs. White
credit for possessing more detailed In
formation regarding the state's affairs
than any other woman. The governor
expects she will prove an invaluable
aid to the incoming executive.
Scores of Chicago Sleuths
Scour City in Vain
THOUSANDS IN ONE BAG
Young Fellow. Lone Handed,
Holds Up Stock Yards Spe
cial and Gets Away.
London, Feb. 1. Owing to threats
of militant suflragets to wreck public
property until their demands are.
, granted, the royal palaces at Keusing
! ton, Hampton Court, Kew Court and
j Hollywood have been closed to the
Chicago. Feb. . Scores of police
men and private detectives are search
ing the city today for the bandit who
last night held up the "Stockyards spe
cial." operated on the Pennsylvania
railroad by the Adaais Express com
pany, and escaped with a bag of cur
rency, receipts and papers. The amount
ia variously estimated from $2,000 to
$10,000. The train had been known to
carry $200,000, but the amount car
ried last night was considerably le.
It Is eaid. The express messenger was
able to give a good description of the
robber. He Is about 22 years old, 5
feet 9, and medium built. He wore a
brown suit, overcoat and soft hat.
The robbery took place in true west
The train consisted of a switch en
gine, an express car and a freight car
filled with freight. It nightly rung be
tween the Adams Express company's
branch office at 725 Root street, in the
stockyards, and the union depot, and
conveys late receipts of the company.
The train, which had been delayed
at Taylor street by a target, waa pass
ing Polk street at 7:45 o'clock last
night at about five 'miles an hour when
the front door of the express car was
opened. The express messenger, John
F. Effertz of 2728 West Superior street,
was busy at his desk compiling bis
THIM rr A JOKE.
"Throw up your hands!" he heard
some one say.
He turned arotrnd slowly, thinking
the train brakeman was playing a Joke
on him. He saw a train robber, hia
face concealed by a blue bandana
handkerchief, standing beside hlra.
The robber held a nickeled pistol of
large calibre leveled at the messen
Eftertz's hands went up. Walking
to the messenger, the baud it relieved
him of his gun. The robber then or
dered hhn to open the safe.
The messenger complied, and at the
highwayman's demand dragged out a
sack containing the late receipts of the
branch office. Another poekage, which
contained a gold watch and other val
uables, also was taken out of the safe
by the robber. He tore loose the
wrapper and then threw it to one side.
"Now back up against the wall and
don't let a peep out of you," he com
HCSNKMiKU OI1KYS rEMn.
Effertz complied, and the robber
walked around him to tile rear door,
keeping him covered with the revolver.
The highwayman quickly opened the
door and leaped out to the rear plat
form. As he did so, he collided with
Conductor L. C. Smith of 1239 North
Harding avenue. Smith was so amaz
ed that for a moment he did not com
prehend what was going on.
The robber wrestled with him, and
finally throwing him to one side, leap
ed from the moving train to the ground.
He narrowly escaped being run down
by a rapidly moving Chicago & Alton
train, which was going southbound out
of the yards.
BROOKLYN YOUTH KILLS
HIMSELF WITH A SWORD
I New York, Feb. 1. Louis Duryea, a
Brooklyn youth, tied his father's sword
w a chair, then lunged forward and
impaled himself on the blade. He left
a note explaining the suicide.
London Victor Clement Fisher of
I.OS An teles was arrested here on an
on Pennsylvania avenue aud at . tJltrad.tion warrant charging him with
c inbezz'iiLg $12.oii0 in that city, where
he was employed as a clerk. He was
brought before the extradition court
..i-miiL-ed signal dasn into tnc
n.arcl.inj: 1 ne w.'th handbags cr par-,
c. !, toi.iaiuiug mice, shaking them out j
e Hrett. TDey auucipaie me;
!' display of hosiery and lin-1
p. due have promised protectloa j
Dr. Von Holleten Dead.
Berlin. Ft b. 1 Dr. Theodore Von
bi t tur.not make arresta until after : Heiieben. formerly German ambassa-tr.-
mice are liberated, and the wo- dor to Washington, died her? today,
lin n, greatly dismayed, fail to see that 6-td 75. lie had been seriously lii two
aircfcU will remedy the situation. ;wtcks.
BILL FOR SHAFT
I Washington, Feb. 1. President Taft
today signed the congressional resoiu-
tion providing for the erection of a
memorial to Abraham Lincoln. Sena
j tor Culicm. who waa a friend of Lin
coln's and worked for years to get con
gress interested in the memorial, wit
refsed the signing. The necessary ap
propriation of $2,0iK',ijou wili Le macie
NISSEN CASE CONTINUED
UNTIL SATURDAY, FEB. 8
Another delay was recorded Hi is af
tfmoon in the case against Justice
G. P. Nissen, who is charged with
carrying concealed weapons. The case
was tailed is police court last Satur
day but the defendant asked for a
change of venue, which was granted,
the transcript going to Justice J. H.
C eland. Nissen has insisted upon 12
jurors, in lieu of the usual six at a
ju.-tice court trial, and therefore the
case h2s teen set for next Saturday
morning at i o'clock. State's Attor
ney Floyd Tompson will prosecute.
Nissen has secured
vestigation of incendiary tires in i public until rurtner notice. It is re
which his company is liable for insur- : ported that public museums aud simi
ance. The ring, it is said, comprises . lar institutions will also be closed,
five men, two of whom are lire loss A suffragette entered the tower of
E. E. Hart Passes.
London Beach, Cal., Feb. 1. Krnest
E. Hart, banker of Council H!u?3.
Iowa, and former republican ntt.onal
committeeman froui Iowa, uie.i here
I London today and smashed a glas
case in the jewel house with a piece of
iron hidden in the sleeve of her coat,
i She was arrested.
Lucey Takes Office.
Springfield. Hi.. Feb. 1. Aito.-ney
General Lucey today qualified and
took the oath and possession of the
OF M'GRAW TEAM
New York, Feb. 1 "Jim" Th-rp';
signed a contract tod..y with the .N'i.-w
York Nationals. In so doin? he --tf
ped forever from the ranlis of am'er
athletics. Thorpe has now resolved
not to reveal the napes of oilier col-
counsel to act in i lege men who. he said, p ayed proies
'gional baseball with lam years ago.
I THORPE TROPHIES SENT
I BACK TO KING OF SWEDEN
New York, Feb. 1. A miniature vik
, in ship and bust of the king of Sue
i iVu, trophies of James Thorpe's pro.
c; .i on the Olympic field, went back to
Stockholm today on the liner New
Yc rk, consigned to Secretary Helstrom
of the Olympic committee, by Secre
i ti-ry Sullivan of the Amateur Athletic
; in. ion Thorpe returned them to the
iur.ior. after his confession of profet.
' ; i-: nallsm.
SWIFT AND CO. ABSORBS
FOUR PRODUCE CONCERNS
Chicago, Feb. 1. Swift & Co. an
nounced the purchase of the following
poultry and produce companies:
Clarinda Poultry, Bu'ter and Egg.4
company, with offices and farms at
Clarinda, Leon and Creston, Iowa, and
Lim oln. Neb.
Cen'rai Michigan Products cimpany.
I.swa Cold Storage coiiipa.., ('Un
S. I'. Poriel company, Ki-okuk ami Ot
BElOIT EDIFICE BUILT
IN A DAY, IS DESTROYED!
p.. !oit, Win.. Feb. l.-The Christ :ar
church, which was constructed in t
s-ij.gie day two years ago, was destroy
(u by fire toady.
j Washington, Feb. 1. Harry A.
' Wheeler of Chicago has accepted the
presidency of the Chamber of Com
i n-.trce of the United States for 1913.
Washington, Feb. 1 Pauline Wayne,
i Prestd.-t.t lefts taiiious llolstein cow,
will follow- him into retirement M rc.h
: 4 The preside.'!, today gave her back
j to Senator Stephenson of Wisconsin,
j her former owner, who was glad to
E?t her back, for the famous cow had
supplied milk for the family of the
piesident two years. Pauline has not
i been in the best of health Xor several