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SIXTY-SECOND YEAR NO. 93.
WEDNESDAY', FEBRUARY 5, 1913. -FOURTEEN PAGES.
FRICE TWO CENTS.
Claimed Only Eight Lives
Have So Far Been
Tcken to Indicate New Plan of
Action by the Ottoman
Ixindon, Feb. 5. A sharp engage
ment began late today on the Tchatal
linen, according to a despatch from
onstantinople. The roar of cannon
was plainly audiblo in the Turkish
During a sortie by Turkish troops
from Adrianople today thousands of
ih'm with taken prlsom-rs by Bulgar
ians, according to a despatch from
Tendon, Feb. 5. Bombardment of
Adrinriople proceeded without inter
ruption today. A report spread that
the Unitarians had derided to sus
pend operations for 24 hours so as
tn five the Turkish garrison oppor
tunity for surrendering. This, how
v r, fcieurs without foundation, as
there urn many stories spread broad
ens: in reference to conditions around
the belet cured fortress.
A mests.igo from Belgrade, Servia,
Ibis morning speaks of the "heroic
mlurt" of a couple of Servian regi
mei.ts which participated in an attack
on t!'H outer circle of th forts. There
Is in means of verifying ihis or any
(thir reports, as- much of the flght
inir us may be progress Is taking place
l. hind closed doom ho far as the out
hide world Is concerned. Dependence
has to b placed on more or ss biased
Merits given out at the respective
OM i KKW DEATHS.
Constantinople, Feb. 5 A 4R-hour
bombardment of Adrlanople by Bul
garia. is and Servians resulted In only
irl't deaths within the city, according
to the war office. Fifty private houses
were set on fire.
Shukrl Pasha, Turkish commander
at Adrianople, In a wireless today,
"The enemy is bombarding us. One :
hundred thirty-eight common bhells ;
and 11 shrapnel have fallen Into the
city, killing eight a.id wounding ten. :
A number of houses are In flames.
Th' bombardment continues."
Mahtnntid Shefk t Pasha, Turkish
fraud vizier and minister of war, lef
tor the front at noon today. His de
parture Is taken to Indicate some for
ward action 1b contemplated by the
army at Trhatalja. !
IIASWA AT AI.KX AMIRA.
Alexundra, Kgypt, Feb. 5. Prince
Aztm HaBsan, cousin of the khedlve
i'f Egypt, who was supposed to have ;
been court-martialed and executed at I
Coustitnttnople for fleeing at the bat- j
tie of Kirk KUisseh. arrived here to
diiy. He declined an explanation of
1 ;s escape from the firing squad.
DEAD IN LONDON
London, Feb. 0. Bradley Martin of
Nr York died here today of pneu
moula, aged 72. His daughter, Cornel
!... was married in 13 to the earl of
New York, Feb. 5. Mr. and Mrs.
Hradlcy Martin. Jr.. and Frederick
Townsend Martin left hurriedly tor
ljondon today, hoping to reach the bed
tide of Bradley Martin, Sr., before he
liit-d. News of Marlin g death had not
at rived bt n they called at 10 a. in.
W. J. Calhoun to Quit China.
Peking. Feb. 6. William J. Cal
houn of Chicago, United States rT.n
i;ier to China, who will leave Peking
n on for the United States on fur
lough, will not return to his post, H
is believed. He will return honie Feb.
I- by way of the Sues canAL
Nc York. Feb. 5. John Farrell. the
Jai.itor who yesterday confessed to
' r.hng bombs, was arraigned today
I; tho coroner and remuuded to the
",i..'.,s, i.arged with murder. After
1. 1 a i iie, n remanded. Farrell made to
the h-x .-rant district attorney a sweep
l. ii d rial of statements credited to
L.i i v, h;,.rd;iv. He declared he knew
i.'. "in.- of the Rosalsky, Taylor and
li- ircrfc hon:. He admitted he mad
a 1 '. :.' f-sion" to the police ajd e
l.a.Md he had been "hounded."
Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow for
Rock UUnd, Davenport, Molina,
Generally fair tonight and Thurs
day; continued cold tonight with the ;
minimum near zero; slowly rising ;
temperature Thursday. j
Temperature at 7 a. m. zero. High- j
eat yesterday 17; lowest last night j
Wind velocity at 7 a. tn. 12 miles.
Precipitation In 24 hours none.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 73; at
7 a. m. 74.
J. M. 3HERIER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Pun sets 5:22. rises 7 Ash Wednes
day: beginning of Lent Evening stars:
Venus. Saturn. Morning stars: Saturn,
FENCE PICKET IS
USED ON WOMAN
Aiken, S. C. Feb. 5. At the trial
today of Frederick O. Beach, charged
w-ith a murderous assault on his wife,
A. K. Lorense, editor of a local paper.
testified he examined the Leach prem
i iscs the night of the assault and found
I evidences of a struggle in the side
i yard. He said he was with the chief
of police when the latter found an ear
: ring and comb belonging to Yirs. Beach j
rnd a bloodstaiued fence picket. One J
: of the earrings was mashed. He ex-J
i pressed the opinion they were paste
1 and worth about two dollars. On cross !
I examination he said he thoucht a blow '
' from the fence picket on the side of i
the woman's head would have been j
I sutlicient to knock the earring from ;
"And knock out the earring on the
other side of her head, would it?" ask- i
ed Prosecutor Gunter. j
"Not likely," replied the witness. ;
A policeman testified he bad a con- j
versatlon with Beach the night of the (
assault and that the latter toli him ;
his wi'e lost a pair of earrings worth I
al out four to five thousand dollars. I
LEWIS IN A TALK
WITH GOV. DUNNE
Springfield. 111., Feb. 5 Colonel
James HamUloir ! Is," wmVtUI'!!lT W
plrant, was In conference this morn
ing for an hour with Governor Dunne.
The colonel was reticent about dis
cussing his talk with the governor, but
his well known smile indicated the re
sult of the conference was very satis
factory to him. The advisability of i
btllotlng for. both the hort and long:
terms at the same time was also dis-1
Lieutenant Governor O'Hara named j
his brother. Frank H. O'Hara of Chi-'
rago, as the executive clerk. He ap- j
pointed H. M. Polite of Chicago as
his messenger and retained a9 his :
8'enographer, M!fs Theresa Gorman of :
Springfield, who filled the same place;
under former Lieutenant Governor :
Senators Canady, Cleary and Et'el-1
son were named by the lieutenant j
governor- as a committee to select
chaplains of different denominations, I
each to servo for two weeks. i
Mrs. Dunne and the oldest daugh-,
ters. Misses Eileen and Mona, will i
accompany the governor to the inau-
guration at Washington. The govern- j
or will go with his staff, but stated j
today that he did not wish to put
the slate to the expense of sending a
company or regiment from the Nation
Secretary of State Harry Woods
announced several appointments.
Jamvs O. Monroe of West Chicago
will be his private secretary, succeed
ing Theodore S. McCoy. Frank J.
Mi Comb of Chicago was given the
temporary appointment of confidential
secretary. Amos Richardson, son of
Representative John C. Richardson of
Christian county, was appoints J at the
head of the automobile department,
succeeding Charles A. Rose, son of
the former secretary of State, the late
James A. Rose.
Besides appointing W. E. Clifford
of Champaign as assistant treasurer,
State Treasurer William Ryan, Jr.,
named W. Falrbairn of Chicago as
chief clerk, succeeding John A. Sul
livan, aud Andrew Ryan of Danville
us messenger, succeeding Fred Neal
RUNAWAY TEAM LANDS IN
A CHICAGO HOME PARLOR
Chicago. 111., Feb. 5. "Well, here's
some people's horses," exclaimed Mrs.
John McCaron today when sUe rushed
from her kitchen to investigate a
crash in the front part of her home
and found a team of heavy horses
tramping on the parlor carpet. The
team ran away and the front of the
frame dwelling of the McCarons of
fered slight resistance to their mad
dened Impact All that kept the
horses from continuing through the
place was the beer wagon to which
they were attached.
Kill Wife and Himself.
Piano, 111.. Feb. 6. Emil Oleen, 45
years old, who had been recently sep
arated from his wife, shot and killed
Then he killed himself. Olsen
le is Fuppcsed to have become ternporar -
x- l!v insane. The couple had three chii
dren, two girls and one boy.
President's Devoted Rela
tive on Her Last White
TO REMAIN ALL WINTER;
SayS PaperS Have Made TOO
M.irh nf o Cue flwnn Dior
She Has Made.
Millbury, Mass., Feb. 5. Miss Delia
Torrey win arrive at the White house
tomorrow for her last visit with her
nephew before he retires from the
presidency. She likely will remain
AMD THE- AKtR.ICM. choc it . (.y.
t , GOO D o.T
In Washington the rest of the winter.
Taft's aunt has been prominent in
the public eye the past four years
because of her devotion to the presi-
dent and her modest disposition. The
publicity with which her movements
has been followed has not been well
liked, but she put up with it ' for
the sake of Will." On the subject of
making apple pies for the president
Miss Torrey is a little sensitive.
"I do not like that mentioned," she
said. "I do not claim to make better
pies than any one else. The news
paper stories a bo at the superior ex
cellence of my pies, I finally found j""i'.0oo will be distributed among the
out, started with Horace Taft. Only j holders of common stock of the Araer
the other day he confessed he said!lcan Tobacco company from the if per
a word or two in a joking way to a' . . , , . . . , . .
. , . ' . " J . cent extra dividend declared today,
reporter, and the next day a flaming
article was printed far from thei,-ike the $40,000,000 "melon" divided
truth." last, week by the Standard Oil com-
I pany of New Jersey, this extra divi-
Throws Out Recall Pleat. uiend rises from the supreme court de-
Janesvllle, Wis, Feb. 6. City Clerk
Htmmarlund, under advice of City At-
torney Dougherty, threw out today ono.000 extra dividends received by
the three petitions demanding the re- , stockholders since the company dls
call of Mayor James Fathers and solved.
Councilmen Roy McCummings and i
Chauncey Miltimore. The grounds ,V ATfi W A W f) CM II TON I W
were that the petitions did not give
cause for recall or contain enough
legitimate signatures and that all
three officials could not be recalled at
once. This was the second time pe
titions filed by the recall element.
a wide open town" were
Urges Better Care of Soil.
Springfield, 111., Feb. 5. A soil fer
tility campaign In Illinois was propos
ed at the opening session of the llli-
noie Live Stock Breeders' association .
here. Joseph R. Fulkerson of Jersey
ville deplored the tendency cf many
purchasers of land to move outside
of the state in search of more fertile i Washington, Feb. 5. The official pro
soil and Philip S. Haner of Taylorvllle. ! gram of the Inaugural ceremonies was
Suffrage Bill Passed.
Harrisburg. Pa.. Feb. 5. A bill pro
! viding fcr woman's suffrage passed
- 1 the lower house today and now goes
j to the senate.
CRUDE OIL PRICE
IN RECORD BOOST
Pittsburgh, Feb. 5. For the first
time in almost 20 years Pennsylvania
crude oil today was quoted at $2.50.
There were no advances in other
grades. The sensational rise in crude
oils has unsettled the market for the
securities of oil companies. A num-
i ber of brokers announced such secur
ities would no longer be carried on
margin. This virtually places trans
actions on a cash basis.
CUBA HAS STRIKE
QF ITS DRIVERS
Havana, Cuba, Feb. 5. A general
strike of truck drivers began here
this morning, paralyzing freight traffic
Is was caused by dissatisfaction on
certain minor provisions in municipal
licenses they are compelled to obtain.
WILSON PLANS TO ATTEND
St. Louis, Feb. 5. Woodrow Wil
son. In a letter to David R. Francis,
indicated he would attend tho dedica
THEY FOR POPULAR DEMAND?
I tion of the Jefferson memorial here
April 20. "It would be a great loss
to me if I could not be present," he
.said. "It would be almost a duty
for a democratic president to take part
in such exercises."
TOBACCO CO. HAS
A $14,006,000 CUT
New York, Feb. 5. More than 6,-
1 cree dissolving the corporation. The
declaration today makes a total of $14,-
DENIALS BEFORE SENATE
Washington, Feb. 5. In an Informal1 .Stewart, i;i the office, heard ih
statement to the senate, Senators Wat- j noise. Jones a--,d Coleman nifhed for
son and Chilton of West Virginia de-
uiea a" marges against the legality
of their election.
IS IN READINESS
tne pians ror tee inauguration or Tart
shown four years ago.
The platform where Wilson will
U-ke the oath and deliver his address
j will be built to accommodate 8,000,
2,000 more than four years ago.
Four Peoria Crooks At
tempt to Murder Turn
ALL THEIR PLANS LAID
Honor Prisoner Grabs Revolver
and Fires While Officer Is
Peoria, 111., Feb. 6. Knocking How-
ard Tuttle, turnkey at the county Jail,
in the head with a towel roller, inflict
ing painful bruises, Frank Coleman and
Tom Jones, both colored, and John
Tomlinson and Gilbert Pople attempt
ed murder today in an effort to gain
their liberty. Ed Stewart, a trusty,
awaiting trial for forgery, hearing a
commotion In the corridor, rushed to
Tuttle's assistance, firing three shots
and holding the other 4U prisoners
back as they were crowding around the
door ready to escape as soon as the
outside door was unlocked. The at
tempt at delivery was planned some
days ago between the four prisoners.
14 YEARS FOR ROBBERY.
Coleman, who was sentenced last
week to Jollet, to from one to fourteen
years for robbery, asked permission to
consult his attorney, Elmer Slough. At
11 o'clock Slough called at the county
jail. Coleman was permitted
into the office. As Tuttle was taking
him back to the jail section, Coleman
struck him a blow in the left eve and
pushed him aside. A3 he darted for
ward, Jones struck him over the head
with a towel roller. This did not fioor
him, and Jones struck another blow.
Tuttle struck the floor, with Coleman
on top of him demanding the keys.
IHl STY TO HE St I V..
"I haven't cot them," said Turtle, al-
hfm. Th.i truty drew a revolver. fir"-l
three she's ?.:.d stationed himself at
the door and prevented the pris:.ers
escaping. Turtle arose to his f -t,
grabbed the revolver fro:n Stewart,
and fired three riior- shots, none Tak
ing effect. The four prisoners wen
placed la dark ctlls.
FEDERAL COURT ORDERS
SALE LAKE STEAMSHIPS
Dul'Jth, M,::i., Feb. 5 It v, as learn
ed today that under direction of the
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leaeru court a u-'ei ui .at.e Bietiiu
ships owned by the Gilchrist Trans-
portation company will be advertised
for sale March 16 at Cleveland. The
vessels have been ordered soid to pay
receivers' certificates, overdue bonis
'.Dt.OCifcLY CVAir v
BY JovE-y QiHWGy
and other claims.
Tokio. Feb. 5. The Japanese diet
passed a vote of censure on the gov
ernment under the premiership of
Prface Katsura, who recently took oi-
Sessions of the cabinet were sus- i
pended five days by order of the em-'
peror. It is expected Katsura will im-
mediately dissolve the diet ana can a
general election and meanwhile retain j
The finance minister at today's sit
ting, explained the budget, declared
the foreign trade of Japan had increas
ed the past year $92,000,000.
There were exciting scenes during
the dispersal of the diet today and
exits of the chamber were thronged
with people who cheered members of
the constitutional party when they as
saulted Gaburo Shinada and other so
called renegades of the national liberal
party. They were thrown out of their
rikshas when they attempted to drive
London, Feb. 6. Sy'.via Pankhurst
and 19 other suffragets were sentenced
to two weeks' Imprisonment or a fin
of $10 in connection with, a raid on the
house of commons Jan. 2S. Miss Pank
hurst, on leaving police court, said;
"1 shall not serve this sentence."
This is probably correct, as the
leaders of the militants have become
tired of jaiL and their fines are now
Invariably Jald by some third party
within a few hours of Imposition.
AND NURSE SLAIN
Paris, Feb. 5. Eduard Pellier, a
high official of the French department
of Justice, was murdered In hla resi
dence today. A woman nurse attend
ing him was also killed.
The double murder Is believed to
have been committed by an uncaptur-
ed accomplice of the gang of automo
bile bandits whose trial is now going
on. it is supposed the crime was in
tended to act as vengeance and warn
ing. Peltier formerly was chief of the
bureau of pardons, and had been 111
some time. He was a man of consid
erable wealth. He was found strang
led in a chair in the library. The
nurse's body was in another room
One thousand dollars in cash was
PLEA OF GUILTY
Floyd Sheets, confessed murderer of
Ernest Dalldorf, the West Davenport
grocer, was arraigned before Magis
trate Ijouls Roddewlg late yesterday
afternoon, waived examination, and
plead guilty to a first degree murder
charge. He was bound over to the
grand jury without bond. All at
tempts to obtain evidence tending to
show that Pat McAnna, who was
Sheets' pal, was implicated In any of
the 6tick up Jobs with the boy bandit
have thus far proved futile.
Farmer Slays Wife and Self.
Dubuque, Iowa, Feb. 5. John Broes
sei, 55, a farmer residing at Rickaras
ville, 12 miles northwest of this city,
shot and killed his wife and then com
mitted suicide some time during the
night. The bodies of both were found
tliij morning by their children.
San Jose, Cal. Marshall Black,
wrecker of the Palo Alto Building and
Loan association, was sentenced on
three indictments to which he had
! pleaded guilty. One sentende is for
j seven, one for two and one tur .one
year In San Quentin. Sentences run
consecutively. Black was once a sena
tor. Washington Secretary Xagel pre
pared to defend his course In ordering
the deportation of Cipriano Castro.
Certified copies of evidence on which
Castro wan indicted in Venezuela or-
' dering the killing of General Paredez,
were forwarded to District Attorney
; Wise at New York for use at the hear
on the writ of habeas corpus.
! St. Louis Baltimore & Ohio train
No. 3, known as the St. Louis express,
broke in two In the tunnel under th
Uifciuess district and for an hour
three sleeping cars were lost. The
albt-nce of these cars wat not discov
ered until the rest of the train entered
tre Uiiion station. Before they were
found their passengers walked to the
Wathirigton avenue station.
New York Estate of James Bart-
lett Hammond, a typewriter manufac-
t;irer. estimated at $2,000,000, which is
1 h u by his will to the Metropolitan
i Museum of Arts, raises the total of
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large bequests to the museum wi.hin:
rM.t t0 more than $12.000,0)0.
i E u Davidson, director's assistant,
j jyg the Metropolitan has become the
j richest museum in the world. The
.; available purchasing fund is $300,000
I a year.
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UUlCaQO L3W and UrQ8r
Up the Force.
STEALS FILES OF JUDGE
Performs Work Under Eyes of
Men in the Desplaines
Chicago, Feb. 5. Alex Davison,
chief investigator of the Chicago Law
and Order league, who testified last
Friday to the theft of files from the
Irving park police station, and prom
ised to burglarize four other stations
la order to show police laxity, repeat
ed the performance last night at the
Desrplalnes treet station, one of the
biggest and most numerously manned
in the city. Municipal Judge Mahbn
eye court la tn the Desplaines sta
tion. When court adjourned yester
day he locked the flies in a drawer,
locked the door and left the room.
This morning the files were missing.
Davison today gave an outline of his
gives onr to drutvk.
Charges of conduot unbecoming a
police officer were filed today by the
civil service commission against
Patrolman Mullen, accused of having
loaned hie uniform and revolver to
an intoxicated companion and laugh
ing while the latter shot out the
lights and ruined mirrors In a North
Madison, Wis., Feb. 5. Governor
McGovern refused to appear person
ally or by counsel before the senate
committee today In connection with a
request contained In a resolution
adopted by that body calling for an
Investigation of the governor's remov
al of Insurance Commissioner Ekern.
In a lengthy communication the gov
ernor denied the right of the senate
to demand his appearancp and its
power to Interfere with the executive
branch of the government.
ROOF GARDEN CHURCH IS
LATEST ST. LOUIS STUNT
St. Louis, Feb. 5. Rev. John L.
Brandt, pastor of the First Christian
church here, announces to his congre
gation that he will soon build a church
with a roof garden In the fashionable
west end district. The garden will be
used for moving picture shows and
other entertainments, possibly at Sun
day evening services.
"I believe 400,000 people in St. Louis
don't go to church," said Brandt, "We
will make the church so attractive the
majority of them will attend."'
TAKES POISON; SLASHES
WRIST; SHOOTS; NOT DEAD
Albany, Ga., Feb. S. After taking
a drug and powdered glass, slashing
his wrist with a razor and shooting
himself below the heart In an attempt
at suicide, Gordon Flournerl. secre-retary-treasurer
of the Albany cotton
mills, still lives. No reason for the
act is known.
Sulzer Bills Offered.
Albany, N. Y.. Feb. 5. Seven bills,
drafted by Governor Sulzer, embodying
his recommendation on stock exchange
reforms, were introduced in the state
heads Peace Congress.
St. Louis, Feb. 5.- Congressman
Bartholdt of St. Louis today accepted
the presidency of the fourth annual
peace congress to be held here May 3.
Castro Sulzer Guest.
New York, Feb. 5. Ex-Pr'-sideiit
I'aftro of Venezuela accepted an In
vitation to tako luncheon with Gov
ernor Sulzer at Albany tomorrow.
WILSON IN FAVOR
Trenton, N. J., Feb. 5. President
fleet Wilson H'-os no particular rea
son why he should announce his cab
inet before he Is Inaugurated, t;iougn
he Indicated V:day he would try to
reach a decision on his selections be-,
for-- that time.
Akkei his attitude toward the Illi-
3 senatorial contest, the governor
replied: "AH I have said Is that the
democrats ought to return the primary
' choice, and In view of the primary
' vote In Illinois, I felt they were en-
titled to two democratlo senators."