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THE ROCK ISLAND ARGTJ.
S. HOI EDITH
SIXTY-SKCOND YEAR XO. 94.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1913. TWELVE PAGES.
PRICE TWO CEXTS.
President Taft Gives a
Hearing On Immigra
Representatives of Germany,
Italy and Netherlands Ex
Forecast Till 7 p, m. Tomorrow for
Rock island, Davenport, Molina,
Generally cloudy tonight and Friday, j
warmer tonight with the lowest tern- i
perature about 15 degrees.
Temperature at 7 a. m. 6. Highest
yesterday 13, lowest last night 6.
Velocity of win at 7 a. m, six miles '
Relative huruidity at 7 p. m. 74, at 7
a. m. bi.
3. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.) ;
Bon sets 5:24. rises 7.-03. Evening ;
aura: Venus. Saturn. Morning stars: ;
oi'cru. Jupiter. Mars. I
HAS FATAL SHOE
Toboggan Load of Vassar Stu
dents Breaks Through Ice
ADMITS A RIG
Illinois Assembly Demo
crats to Meet Next
WOMAN IS KILLED
IN A STRIKE RIOT
Washington. Feb. C. When Presi
dent Taft pnve a hearing today upoa
the !mrT''Kr"'""i h'!!, he a'.so had be
fore him protest from Germany, Italy
snd Nettie rlunds against the provision
which authorise the secretary of com
merce and labor to place Inspectors,
matrons and aurgnons aboard Immi
grant ships to report to the American
Immigration authorities on the condi
tion and treatment of Immigrants era-1
route. Protest from Austria, France j
and England are expected. The pro
lfRt Inp nations are said to regard the
provision an an infringement on their
sovereignity over their ships on the '
blurt feaH. Mnny prominent Jews ar
rived today to protest to the pisldent
iifulriHt certain features of the bllL
The president heard the protests la
the pant room and he was told by
those appearing he was virtually sit
ting an a judge. Several senators
and representatives and Julius Rosen
vi'ld of Chicago wwe among a hun
dred or more seated about the presi
dent The prebldent announced the
"burden ii upon those who oppose the
bill. H requires a very strong show
ing to Induce the executive to over
ride the action of both houses of con
gress." Each side was allowed an hour and
a half for hearing.
der. The arrests followed a riotous at- I
tack on Sauler's shop last night when I
Ida Bennan, one of the strikers was i
killed by a charge from a shotgun
when Saulers fired on the crowd.
Eight others were injured, but will re- :
This morning strikers and manu- J
facturers expressed a w illingness to i
bring the difficulties to an end.
I Poughkeepsle, X. Y., Feb. e. Five '
! Vat-sar students tobogganing jn the
, college grounds last night lost con- I
; trol of the toboggan, which ran out on
an artificial pond, broke through the
W and Elizabeth B. Mylod of Pough
keepsie, daughter of Corporation
Counsel Jorn L. Mylod. was drowned.
The other young women were res
cued after a struggle. On the tobog-
ALL ARE TO BE ON HANDISL 'SUS. SrViS
j dted Keniston. Cambridge, Mass.;
: Laura Reimer. Kingston, N. Y.. and
Anna J. Oldham, Cleveland, Ohio.
The girls were coasting down Sun
set hill in the rear of the college.
When their toboggan went out on the
thin ice of the lake their cries for
help were heard by Professor George
B Shattuck, who was at work in his
laboratory nearby. He ruafied to the
pond and succeeded in rescuing three
of the girls. A fourth member of
the party was brought to safety by
Miss Phoebe Briggs of Sacramento,
Ratification of Nomination of
Colonel Lewis First Thing
New York Captain, Fear
ing Death, Relieves
$100,000 IS GATHERED
IOWA HOUSE FOR
A DAYLIGHT BAR
Fasses Bill Permitting Saloon to
Be Open Only Between
7 and 7.
WAR IS S!
Financial Conditions Ex
pected to Force Early
PEOPLE ARE FOR PEAbE
Rochester, X. Y Feb. 6. Five
leaden in the garment workers' strike "
are unaer arrest today cnargea wnn j Springfield, 111.. Feb. 6. A formal j
Inciting riot Valentine Sauler is in ; ra , for a senatorial caucus was is- '
prison on a charge of first degree mur- j SU(,d from here todav bv chairman !
Says Amount Is Secured In a
Single Precinct Cuts With
Charles of the democratic state cen- Cai ., who jumped into, the water and
New York, Feb. 6. Through a re
markable confession by Captaia Walsh
last night, which will be repeated to
the grand jury, indictments will be
WINTER SPORT AT WASHINGTON
Pes Moines, Iowa. Feb. 6. The bill
providing that saloons within the state
may remain open only during the
period between 7 a. m. and 7 p. m.
passed the Iowa house yesterday, 6;)
t 30. The measure now is up to the
Daylight closing bills have been in
troduced during every one of the last
half dozen sessions of the Iowa legis
lature. Two years ago the house pass
ed the bill, but the senate did not. And
the senate's attitude this year with
repard to saloon legislation is an un-
knopinent.t,cJf the measure argued Turkish Army Occupying Gallip
that the working man would be de
prived of his prerogatives by the early
A new basis for saloons is design
ed in a bill by Sewator Schrup of Du
buque. Under the Moon law the num
ber of saloons is limited to one for
every 1.000 population. Under Sena
tor Schrup's bill the number would
be limited to one for every 100 legal
signers of the saloon petition of con
sent. Its enactment, would necessl-
tae a reapportionment of saloons In
nearly every city in Iowa.
oli Peninsula Routed by
ROADS IN ALASKA
WashlnKton, Feb. 6. Alaska's vast
resources can b'-st be brought within
i eucli of the world, in the opinion of
President Taft. by construction, vlih
government assistance, of two railway
lines from the Aluska coast to the in
terior, ownership of which would be
vested In the government, but which
would be operated by private parties
In a special message transmitting to
congress a report of the Alaskan rail
way commission, the president today
strongly urged legislation along those
"I am much opposed to government
operation, but believe government own
' rshlp with private operation under
leaae Is the proper solution," said the
Chicago, Fob. 6. A sensational at
tempt to escape from Judge Winde's
court room was made today by Robert
Lynch and James Sullivan, (harmed
with burglary. Jumping suddenly from
their chairs, the prisoners k.iocked
down isaiiitrs wanner and poissy.
They rushed to a door, where three
other bailiffs intercepted them. Wau
lier and Polssy were soon on their f et
and five officers joined in the lilit.
The prisoners are large and powerful
and it required several minuti s to over
come them. It is believed the escape
was carefully planned before hand.
Spectators were'hTrjw'ff -lnto a panic,
and on woman locked herself in a
telephone booth, where she was found
iu a hysterical condition.
STOCK BREEDERS ELECT
Philip S. Haner of Tayloraville Heads
Springfield, 111., Feb. 6. Members of
the Illinois Live Stock Breeders' asso
ciation elected the following officers
for the coming year at their business
set'Slon yesterday afternoon:
Iresldent Philip S. Haner, Taylor
ville, chairman of the state live stock
First Vice President J. W. Carver,
Seoond Vice President F. P. Spring
Third Vice President Richard
Secretary H. T. Abbott, Morrison.
Assistant Secretary Dr. A. T. Pet
Treasurer Charles R, Taylor, Wil
llanisville. Dr. M. Dorset of Washington was
one of the speukers. He advocated a
government hog cholera farm and fur
ther research so as to check cholera
WIFE STANDS BY
STORY OF BEACH
Aiken, Sj. C. Feb. 6. Frederick O.
Beach today related to the Jury of the
assault on his wife, with which, he Is
charged. Then Mrs. Beach took the
Beach did not depart materially
from the tale he has told since tne
attack that his wife was struck by
a negro when she went outside her
cottage with her dogs. He maintained
his accustomed calm throughout a
crilllng cross-examination. He contra
dicted himself once or twice, but speed
ily corrected his statements when re
Mrs. Beach corroborated the narra
tive of her husband. She said the ne-
ero attacked her from behind and
struck her a blow with a heavy stick.
FALLS IN A FAINT;
FAILS TO REVIVE
Mrs. Anna Stohlnackie of Mo
line Dies at City Hospital
After Stroke of Paralysis
London, Feb. 6. Notwithstanding
Bulgarian's warlike attitude at Galllp
oii. Adrlanople and Tchatalja, diplo
mats are convinced the war will not
last long. Thj financial embarrass
ments of all the combatants and loss
of enthusiasm for war by the people
of the countries involved lead to the
belief that the negotiations will soon
DESFEXDtXO ARMY ROUTED.
Sofia, Feb. 6. The Turkish army
occupying the peninsula of Gallipoli
and defending the Dardanelles suffer
ed defeat at the hands of Bulgarians
south of the river Kavak yesterday,
according to the Bulgarian war office.
The Ottoman troops were said to be
retreating In disorder, hotly purtfued
by Bulgarians, toward the town of
Bulalr, northeast of Gallipoli. The
statement concludes ' that the whole
coast of the sea of Marmora as far aa
Bulalr Is now in the hands of the Bal
TO ATTACK FROM SEA.
The main object of the Bulgarian
armieS, apart from the reduction of
the fortress of Adrlanople, was dis
closed by the war office today. The
plan is to reach the Dardanelles with,
troops and clear them for passage of
the Greek fleet Into the sea of Mar
mora. Then the Greeks will atack
Constantinople directly from the sea.
MARCHING OS USKXP.
- Constantinople, Feo. 6. The news
paper Le Tnro says 80,000 Albanians
are marching on the city of UBkup,
now occupied by Servian troops.
EL PASO MEXICAN CONSUL
ACCUSED OF CONSPIRACY
IS; Paso, Tex., Feb. 6. Mexican Con
sul llorente at F.l Paso Is accused of:
a conspiracy to ship ammunitions of JRADES WATCH FOR A GUN?
ur Hum tun v unnu oittien .ui-aiiu
hi a federal warrant issued here,
llorente Is supposed to be in Juarez.
Washington. Feb. C. Charges that
.tnerlcan officials at 11 Paso are "at
the beck and call of the Madero gov
ernment" were made before tile house
committee today by A. R. Burgees of
Kl J'uso. an attorney for several claim
ants growing out of the border troubles.
i "Every democrat in the general as
sembly," said Speaker McKinley today,
"will attend the caucus. There may
be some members elected as demo
crats who will not attend, but every
, democrat will be present."
I FOR STKEKIXG COMMITTEE.
i McKinley said three things are to
. be done. Ratifv the nomination of
KILLS HIMSELF AND W!FE;Colonel J. 1I. Lewis. Next the cau
TlaJio, 111.. Feb. 6. Emil Olson, in- j cus will select a candidate for the
short term. After that a Joint steer
ing committee will be chosen from
;e house and senate to fight for the
It will be held at 8 dragged her companion to the shore.
M.ss Mylod had disappeared and her
bi.uy was discovered an hour later
under the ice in eight feet of water.
PARTIAL LAW IS
BOTTLERS FIGHT RAISE
CHICAGO LUMBER HOUSE
WRECKED BY THE TRUST
Chicago, Feb. 6 Ernest B. Hoerr,
formerly prcsideut of the Schalier
Hoerr Lumber company of Chicago, a
witness today In the government's
Min against the "lumber trust," was
toxlcated, went to Aurora yesterday,
exchanged his watch for a revolver in
a pawnshop, and returned to Piano.
He went to hU wife's residence, from, election of two democratic senators
which an injunction tarred him, and
lurched into the kitchen, where the
wife was cooking supper for her three (
"Kiss me. Myrtle," he said, and i
fired. The woman dropped. Seven- j
) car-old Llda Olsen dodged back of a
table and avoided a 6econd shot by
hn Inch or two. Olson staggered into
the yard and kil'.ed himself. The wom
an died a few minutes later.
Mrs. Oisen filed su'.t for divorce two
weeks ao. charging her husband with
Bought against a police inspector and
others as alleged graft-takers on a
Fearing heart weakness, with which
he has long been troubled, might fore
shadow his death, and wishing to
purge his conscience, Walfch admitted
taking vice graft to the extent of f 100,
000 in a single police precinct. Half
of this he turned over to those higher
District Attorney Whitman today
described the confession as the most
important he had ever heard as prose
A deputy pclice commissioner is im
plicated in the Walsh confession, and
his connection with the charges was
throwing an ax and other weapons at
her, and readilv obtained the injunc-
Not Pay Increase In Wholesale
Price Fixed by Producers.
Aurora, in.. t-o. .yiiik Homers the Uetailsaid the attack was regard
of Aurora and the surrounding coun- eJ as or no otUfer siSnificaace than an
try announced yesterday that thi aU, u;l)t to remove the president.
wholesale price set by the Milk Pro-
ducers" association at their meeting in Hermit Dead; Bulldogs Howl.
Chicago Monday was about 25 cent ; Jfjliet m Feb 6.-Ly!ng on his
per hundred pounds more than they j (.ot Lis tWQ bui,doRS howling dismally
Will get. is.hr.vt. l ie hei.rl John 7.ifn tnnrn st
Washington, Feb. 6. Martial law
has been proclaimed In Salvador. Pres
ident Araujo lies in a dangerous condi
tion as the result of an attack yester
day by five would-be assassins, one of '
whom was captured. Besides a bullet
wound, the president's head was laid , the subject of today's investigation by
open froai the back of the skull to the i Commissioner Waldo and the district j
nostrils by a machete. j attorney. Commissioner Waldo sub- i
The Amcrlcaa minister, who reported ' pended Walsh from duty. Monday, if j
he is well enough, Walfah will tt il his !
Mrs. Anna Marie Stohlnackie, 1611
Thirteenth, street, Moline, suffered a
stroke of paralysis yesterday after
noon, when near her home, stumbled
and fell to the sidewalk, lost consci
ousness and died shortly afterwards at
the City hospital to which she was
hurriedly removed in the ambulance.
An inquest was held this afternoon.
Opinion of the physicians was 'hat
bhe sustained injuries to her head in
fulling and that her death was prin
cipally due to these rather than to
The deceased spent the afternoon
shopping in the downtown district.
About 5 o'clock she boarded a car for
home and it was just after alighting
from that conveyance that sh'i fell.
Her seven-year-old son was with her
at the time. Mrs. Stohlnackie was
about 45 years old and had li.ed in
Moline many years, having come over
from her sative Norway, when only
two years o".d.
OUT BY RETAILER
St. Iu'9, Feb. 6. Announcement
was made today that department
stores in many large cities have or
ganized the American Department
Stores corporation to consolidate pur
chases and thereby get low prices
from manufacturers. The wholesaler
will be eliminated.
Stores in the new oompany have an
aggregate purchasing power of $75,
000,000 annually. J. B. Shea of Pitts
burgh was elected president of the cor
poration. Among the cities to have a store in
the corporation are St. Louis, Saa
Francisco, Boston, and Pittsburgh.
Negotiations are lu progress for the
admission of stores in Chicago and
afked by Attorney McKercher, repre
si'imng the government, if he had any tloa ordering Olsen to stay away
e perience with the lumber organlza-
Mens. The witness stated tho "trust"
had driven his firm into bankruptcy
Btrry Gives Bond.
St. Ixu!s, Feb. 6. Colonel Fred
Gcrdner. a member of the military
utaff of Governor Major, and a million
aire, today signed the bond of J. P.
l;:rry. a dynamite conspirator In the
f. (i. ral prison at Loavenwortb.
TERMINAL MARKET FOR
CHICAGO IS ADVOCATED
Chicago. Feb. 6. Establishment of
a city terminal market in Chicago at
a cost of seven to ten millions, with !
a resultant saving of 25 per cent to
th.j consumer, w as urged today by Mrs. i
Elmer Black, member of the .New York I
terminal market commission, who ad
, dressed the Woman's City club.
"We paid the milk producers
$1.26 2 3 per hundred pounds last year
ajd I do not think we will pay any
more this year," an official of the big
gest dairy oompany said yesterday.
"The Milk Producers' association
fixed the price at $1.50 per hundred
pounds, but I guess the farmers w:ll
take what they get when Borden and
the other big Chicago dealers fix the
price March 15. I do not look for an
Increase In the retail price."
the "Prairie Creek Hermit," on the
story to the grand jury.
Dennis Sweeney, inspector f police,!
was suspended from the force by Wal-;
do this afternoon. His fiame was men- :
tioned in the graft confession lafct
night by Captain Walsh, who was like-
wise suspended today. j
With Sweeney were suspended Po-;
GOES UP IN PRICE
Creamery butter took an advance of
two and onehalf cents a pound on
the local market this morning, because
cf its scarcity, owing to the fact that
the farmers cannot get their cream to
the creameries on account of bad
roads. Creamery butter is now way
up, local retailers being obliged to '
pay 36 and 27 cents a pound for it. !
Dairy butter is also expected to rise in
Pseudo Bishop Sent to Prison.
Kansas City, Ftb. G.---Fred S. Clark,
who says he was educated for the min
istry at Kankakee, III., will have to
pans seven years' in the penitentiary,
because iu havitfg a t-purlous check
cashed he represented himself to be
an Episcopal bishop. Sidney C. Part
ridge. He was convicted of forging
Legislature Hears Suffraget.
I Jefferson City, Mo., ten. b. 1 ne leg
'islaturo took a recess of '.'.') minutes
today to hear Dr. Anna Shaw addresa
them on woman's suffrage.
Shoots Large American Eagle.
Sterling, 111., Feb. 6. Fred Hunk
shot the largest American eaule ever
killed in this vicinity at Sheffield yes
terday. It measured 7'J inches from
tip to tip.
b:nks of ihe Kankakee river, five miles l'ce Captains Hushey aud Thompson
from Wilmington, where he had lived !
alone for 35 years with only dogs
as companions, was found dead Tues
day evening. He had been dead since
FORMER HEAD OF
POLICE IS INSANE
Chuv.go. Feb. 6. Former Chief of
Pc George M. Shippy. who escaped
.'r,i.; a hospital yesterday was official
ly declared insane today and Will be
bent to an asylum.
Call fcr Bark Statements.
Washington. Feb. 6. The controller
of the currency today issued a call
for a statement of the condition of na
ticnal baiks of the United States at
the close of business Feb. 4.
Favor Gamer Resolution.
Washington, Feb. 6. RFpreser.ta-
tlve Garner's resolution calling upon j
Attorney General Wlckersham for a!! j Chicago, Feb. 6. Referring to the
information as to the Texas indict- Gctch-Hackenschmitt wrestling match
ments against Standard Oil officials,
was favorably reported today by tr.?
house Judiciary committee.
Peary Under Knife. Bryce Goes to Hague.
Washington, reo. 6. Hear Admiral1 London, Feb. 6. British Ambafsa
Pcary, the arctic explorer, submitted tor Bryce of Washington has been ap
t.t an operation last night the nature pointed ty the British government a
of which was not disclosed. The ex- member of the permanent court of ur-.of persons connected with the
as tne Labor day swindle at white
Sox park, l&ll." Mayor Harrison to
day issued an order to Chief, of Police
McWeeny not to allow the proposed
Zbysko-Lurich wrestling match to take
place in Chicago.
Harrison said he had information
that Lurich was under the management
Tlorer is reported doing well.
titration at the Hague,
iSTRECKFUS LINE STOCK
JOHNSON TRIAL ON FEB. 25; TRADED IN ON BIG FARM
Negro Pugilist Mwst Face Jury, Judge
Chicago. Feb. 6. Jack Johnson,
negro pugiiist, under indictment on a
charge of violating the Mann act, will
be placed on trial Feb. 25. Judge Car
penter set the date yesterday after
I At 8 o'clock last night a deal was
consummated w hereby Captain D. W.
Wieherd transferred to Theodore
' Eichelsdorfer of this city, his holdings
in the Streckfus Steamboat line, as
pari payment for a 210-acre farm lo
jcaied four miles below Andalusia. The
price received by Eichelsdorfer was
Fcur Die as Boat Sinks.
New Iindon, Conn.. Feb. ft. During
a fcale on Long Island sound last night
the barge Annie It. sank off P.artlett's
reef. The captain, his wife and two
St. Petersburg -Dispatches received
hi-re from I-odz report that a crowd of
roughs invaded the Jewish quarter
tb'-re and beat a number of inhabi
tants, several of whom are believed
to have been fatally injured.
overruling demurrers attacking the JHO an acre, $10,000 in Streckfus .
constitutionality of the Mann law. ttock being tendered as part payment.
Johnson Is charged with transporting i A short time ago Mr. Eichelsdorfer
Belle Schreiber frota Pittsburgh to
Chicago, from Chicago to Milwaukee,
and other cities.
Open Lincoln Hall Museum.
Champaign. I1L, Feb. 6. The Muse
am of European Culture in Lincoln
hall. University of Illinois, was opened
last night when Dr. Kuno Francke,
professor of the history of German cul
ture in Harvard university, spoke on
"Euro oean Aid to American CiUz"n
purchased a 160-acre farm seven miles
north of Davenport at $150 an acre,
and for this reason the Andalusia tract
was disposed of.
2 DEAD IN HOME
Harrisburg, Pa. "Fifty thousand
children under the age of 16 years are
at work in Pennsylvania," Charles H.
Chute reported to the child welfare
conference now in session here. "Of
ail children under the age of 16 in
Iwrence. Mich., Feb. 6. Dr. A. G.
Six returned from an early moruliig
sick call today to find his house la
flames and his wife and daughter,
aged 10, fatally t imed. The mother
the UnfTed States only 12 per cent are ' and daughter succumbed within a
j few hours.
i.i school." Mr. Chute said.