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THE ROCK IS:
SIXTY-SECOND YEAR. NO. 280.
TUESDAY. SEPTEMBER 9, 1913. -FOURTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
ROCK ISLAND 0
STAMP STILL: VOTE YES ALL THE WAY
FREE LIST IS
, SENATE VOTE
Democrats Prevent On
slaught on Tariff on
Part of Enemy.
IN ALL NIGHT SESSION
Agreement Reached for a Final
Ballot on Measure at 4 This
PRINCIPAL CHANGES IN
TARIFF MADE BY SENATE
Income tax exemptions reduced to
13,000, with allowance of $1,000 for
busband or wife and $1,000 for two
tr more children.
Tax on cotton futures of 50 cents a
kale, effective after Sept. 1, 1914.
Cattle and wheat added to free list,
s well as meats and flour.
Meat Importations required to stand
United States Inspection.
Bananas taxed one-tenth of a cent a
Brandies for fortifying pure sweet
wines, heretofore free, taxed $1.10 a
Anti-dumping provision stricken out
and the prohibition on convict-made
fend child labor goods modified.
Creation of a Joint committee to
revise administration features.
Provisions for a countervailing duty
on wood pulp stricken out.
Free art provision made more re
strictive. The average rates of duty cut from
10 per cent in the house to 25 per cent
fend the free list vastly extended.
Washington. D. C, Sept. 9. A final
vote on the tariff bill will be taken by
the senate at 4 o'clock this afternoon
In accordance with an agreement
leached before the senate adjourned
shortly before 2 o'clock this morning,
after a 16-hour session In which many
Important features, including free wool
and free sugar, were disposed of.
Senators who had remained in the
Chamber until adjournment returned
sleepy-eyed at 9 o'clock for final de
liberations on the Income tax and cot
ton schedule and several other amend
ments remaining to be discussed.
An exodus of senators is confidently
fxpected soon after the final vote,
many Indlcati.iR last night they would
Irave for their homes or vacation rest
Ine places as soon as possible.
The tariff has been in the senate
fxartly four mouths and two days,
having been sent from the house
During the lull HtHe business will
b transacted as a quorum is not ex
torted until demands are made for
tonslderatlon of the currency metis-
Ire, which In all probability will not
ronie from the committee for many
keeks. Meantime the senate probably
1:1 meet and adjourn every three
OMF OP HK f-MGK MADE, .
The principal changes made in the
bill by the senate concern the free
list and Income tax. Hoc.se leaders
believe senate changes would reduce
the revenue new duties were estimat
ed to produce and they hope In con
ference to get the leaders to agree
tc restore some of the house provi
sions. The senate reduced the mini
mum to which the income tax will
apply from $4,000 to $3,000 and In
creased rates on larger incomes over
Ihe house provisions. Countervailing
duties on some manufactures com
modifies were Imposed by the senate
lo meet the free listing of raw mate
rials. The countervailing du'y on
wood pulp was eliminated. Free wool
nd free sugar were unchanged by the
OATTI.K M IDE FREE.
Repubi'cans today gave tp hope of
tarrying any amendment and per
mitted many of the votes to be taken
tthout roll call. The sends commit'
lees action In cutting off 10 cent
Buty on cattle fixed by the house bill
and putting them on free list was rati
fled. The house provision for a 6 per
rent reduction on duty of all goods im
ponea in American ships was re
moved. Jones mustering only 11 re
publicans for Its retan'i-m. Many for
eign governments pro'.sv.ed atlnst It.
Cummins' effort to put an anti-trust
provision Into the bill and one to
transfer imports to the free list when
ever it became apparent they were
controlled by a trust failed.
During the debate Cummins de
tlared that congress had lost Its place
In the affections of the American peo-
!. who had substituted In its place
a single will.- that of President Wil
run, He assailed tie democrats for
SOME CORN RAISER
fill! :'; ' i lull!
L-i ' -
Here's a real city farmer. Right
in the outskirts of Chicago, within a
few miles of the congested district,
this little girl raised corn and was
awarded a prine. The suburb is called
the Mont Clare garden improvement
club and has just held its 'first fall fes
tival. This little girl once lived in the tene
ment district of the Windy City. She
and hundreds of other children are
fast becoming efficient farmers.
their secret caucus and insisted they
ignored their party principles.-
(I RRKXCY BILL REI'OKTED.
The administration currency reform
bill as approved by the democratic
caucus was reported to the house from
the committee on banking currency by
Chairman Glass. A voluminous report,
including a technical discussion of the
theory of the bill, accompanied the
measure setting forth the views of the
democrats on the committee. Hayes of
California presented a report irom. the
republicans criticising the measure and
proposing various amendments. The
majority declared the bill "is intended
to bring about necessary changes in
the present banking and currency
system and correct long-standing evils.
It alms at a rectification of the essen
tial defects of the present system, al
thought It does not seek to make all
the innovations that might from an
idle standpoint be deemed desirable."
KOILD PHEVKNT PAMfK.
Crediting the present financial sys
tem with chief responsibility for vari
ous panics In the past half century,
the report sets forth that under the
proposed law federal reserve banks
to be created under the bill would
have available at least five hundred and
fifty million of reserve in cash. "This,"
baiu me repon, --wouia create a re
serve of elastic funds far surpassing
anything of similar kind ever avail
able in this country heretofore. It
wema compare favorably with re
sources possessed by government bank,
ing Institutions abroad."
In the minority report the republl
cans said they found the democrats
of committee "so bound by their cau
cus action that they could not consid
er amendments to the bill, which, if
adopted, would have eliminated its un
sound and questionable provisions."
MOLD POWERS TOO CiHKAT.
They urged that the powers of the
.Cu.-r, reserve provis.on making the
new it-utrai reserve notes oongations
of the United States" practically cre
ates a central bank. Thev iireed h
powers of the federal reserve board
were too great and that "there is
great danger as the bill is now drawn
that the banking business of the coun
try may be used for partisan political
advantage." The progressive views on
the currency question were set forth
in a report on the Glass bill filed
several days ago by Lindbergh nf
Minnesota, progressive member of the
Boat Capsizes; Two Boys Drown.
Peoria, Sept. 9. Morris Brand,
aged 9 years, and his brother. Max
Brand, aged 11 years, were drowned
this afternoon when thetr boat cap
sized at the entrance of Farmer creek
into the Illinois river.
Pullman Auditor Dies.
Chicago, 111.. Sept 9. Word was re
ceived here of the death of F. C. Rob
ertson, auditor of the Pullman com
pany, at Montreal this morning. He
left here a week ago apparently In
BANK, GET MONEY
Ingram, Wis.. Sept. 9. Robbers last
night blew the safe of the local state
bank and then wrecked the building
with a heavy charge of dynamite. All
the cash, commercial notes and bonds
were stolen. The population of 400
was awakened by the explosion, but
by the time any one reached the bank
the robbers had escaped.
TO OLD PARTY
Bryan Attributes Maine
Election. Result to a
Change of Heart.
However, Democrat Makes
Showing That Indicates Ap
proval of Wilson Policies.
Washington, D. C, Sept. 9. Repre
sentative Doremus of Michigan, chair
man of the democratic congressional
campaign committee, who was a
white house caller today, analyze!
the results of tie Maine election yes
terday as a distinct democratic gain
He pointed out that the democratic
candidate polled' approximately as
great a vote as did President Wilson
in the same district last fall
Secretary Bryan attributed the re
sult of the Maine election to the return
of a large number of progressives to
the republican party.
"At least," said the secretary, "the
republican vote gained something
over 6,000 and the progressives lost
that much compared with the returns
last fall. It seems to me the demo
cratic vote was as large as could rea-
sonably be expected. The result cer
tainly cannot be construed as disap
proving the president's administration
or democratic policy. The democratic
candidate received within a hundred
of the votes cast for President Wilson
" "Augusta, Me.. Sept. 9. Returns In
dicate the election of John A. Peters,
republican, in the special election in
the Third congressional district yes
terday to fill the vacancy caused by
the death of Forrest Goodwin of
Skowbegan by a plurality of 600 over
William R. Patt.ingali of Waterville,
democrat. The third candidate was
Edwin M. Lawrence of Lubec, pro
gressive. The contest for the seal in con
gress from Blaine's old district has
been the liveliest ever held In this
state. The tariff was the principal
issue and William J. Bryan, secre
tary of state, Speaker Champ Clark,
and other democrats of prominence
The reason for the election of the
republican nominee is attributed to
the fact that the members of the pro
gressive party voted for t,he republi
can nominee yesterday. Last fall
there was a feeling against President
Taft among the progressives because
of his stand on the question of reci
procity. Kennebec county gave Mr. Pattin
gall, the democrat, a plurality of 1,
200, but this was offset by the vote
for Peters in the other counties in
the district, Hancock, Waldo, Somer
set, and Washington. The progres
sive strength for the most part was
pnnfntffl tr, t V o rAimlrv trttt-na TliA
vote was considered heavy for a spe
Peters Is former speaker of the
bouse and represents the so-called
"stand pat" element of the republi
can party. The defeated candidate,
Mr. Pattinpall, Is a former attorney
general, while the progressive candi
date. Mr. Lswrence, Is a sardine man
ufacturer in the eastern part of
Mr. Pattingall. the democratic can
didate, gave out the following state
"From the returns which I have re
ceived I should judge that Mr. Pet
ers was elected by a plurality of 300
to 400 in a total vote of about 35,000.
The result should not be con
strued as a rebuke to the national
administration. It is wholly to be at
tributed to democratic treachery. Be
cause certain men failed of success
in the primaries they deliberately sac
rificed the party In this election.
"The democracy of Maine is loyal
to President Wilson and will present
a united frdnt in the celt four years'
"Personally, I want to thank the
15.000 democratic voters who support
ed me at the polls, and to thank as
well the state and national democ
racy for the part each took In the
campaign. We all made the best
f.ght we were capable of making and,
while the result is disappointing, we
are not discouraged and only tempor,
McGoorty to Box Klaus.
Milwaukee, Sept. 9. Eddie McGoor
ty, Oshkosh, and Frank Klaus, Pitts
burgh, will meet in a 10-round no-decision
boxlnx bout before a local club
Sept. 22. the match having been closed
Msny Weddings This Fall in
Top, left to right: Miss Jessie Wilson, the Grand Duchess Olga and the
Bottom, Princess Augusta Victoria of Uohenzollern (left) and the
WHAT CI PID IS DOING.
Among some of the royal weddings
and weddings of international impor
tance scheduled for fall are:
Miss Jessie Woodrow Wilson,
daughter of" President Wilsoa. to
Francis Bowes Sayre. r
The Duchess of Fife, daughter of
the princess royal and nlec? of the
king of England, to Arthur, prince of
Ex-King Manuel of Portugal to
Princess Augusta Victoria of Hohen
zollern; married Sept. 4.
Grand Duchess Olga, daughter of
the czar of Russia, and Prince Alex
ander, heir apparent to the Servian
Princess Elizabeth of Roumania to
Crown Prince George of Greece.
Grand Duchess Tatiana, czar Nich
olas second daughter, to Prince
Charles of Roumania.
Cupid has been a very busy little
person in royal households this sum
mer, and the result is that the wed
ARE ON A STRIKE
Pitched Battle Results When
Foreigners Are Hired to
Take Their Places.
St Louis, Mo., Sept. 9. Five hun
dred coremakers employed in the
foundry of the Commonwealth Steel
company at Granite City, 111., struck
today. Men from a colony of for
eigners were ruslicS to take their
places and a riot resulted in which
several were hurt.
Officers of the company called the
police, but before it arrived a pitched
battle was in progress. Employes
complained they were unjustly treat
ed by watchmen. Yesterday a com
mittee of coremakers asked the man
agers for recognition. No demand for
a wage increase was made.
Calumet, Mich., Sept. 9. Militia and
deputies were called upon today to
prevent a clash between rival bands
of women partisans in the copper
strike. Many armed with clubs and
stones, one faction representing union
miners, the other non-unionists, crowd
ed the streets of Yellow Jacket and
threatened each other. Troops and
deputies cleared th streets.
KILLED IN A FALL
Berlin. Germany, Sept. 9. Dr. Rin
ger, a German aviator, was kil'ed to
day while competing for a distance
prize. He ascended from the aviation
field at Johannisthai this morning.
After flying a few miles the machine
collapsed .and fell 'from a height oi
An autopsy showed that Ringe,
physically weak, was stricken with
heart disease while in the air. In all
probability was dead when the aero
olaae began to fall.
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ding bells are going to ring a good
deal in European royal palaces this
fall. Ex-King Manuel of Portugal
started things the other day by taking
to wife Augusta Victoria, princess of
It is a very interesting fact tha'tlue
royalties who are going to wed this
fall have generally had other love af
fairs. Ex-King Manuel, for instance,
was quite smitten on the Duchess of
Fife before he finally decided to be
content with the Princess of Hohen
zollern, and before that, of course, he
made eyes at Gaby Deslys.
Now the Duchess of Fife has an
nounced her engagement to Arthur,,
prince of Connaught. At one time she
looked with favor on Prince George
of Greece, who soon is to become the
husband of Princess Elizabeth of Rou
mania. Queen Alexandra of England,
who was then occupying the throne
with King '.Edward, is said to have
favored the marriage of the princess
of Fife to Prince George.
The Grand Duchess Olga, daughter
Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island, Davenport, Molina
Generally fair tonight and Wednes
day, warmer. Brisk east to south
Temperature at 7 a. m. 60. Highest
yesterday 74, lowest last night 59.
Precipitation .04 inch.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 49, at
7 a. m. 76.
Stage of water, 2.4, a rise of .1 in
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
Evening star: Jupiter. . Morning
stars: Saturn. Venus, Mars. Mercury.
Constellation Corona Borealis. the
northern crown, including the bril
liant star Alphecca. seen due west of
the point overhead about 9 p. m.
DUTY IS HOLDING
WILSON AT POST
Gives His Reason for Not At
tending1 Perry Celebration
Columbus, O., Sept. 9. President
Wilson today notified Go-.crnor Cox
he would be unable to be present at
the Perry victory celebration at Putin-Bay
tomorrow and Thursday, say
ing he was "kept away by the thought
that no man can truly praise those
who did their duty by neg'.ect'.ng his
Lillian Bell Begins Suit
Delaware. O., Sept. 9. Charging
thai her husband. Arthur Hoyt Bogue.
has not oniy failed to support her
but that be has spent a considerable
portion of her earnings from her
books, Mrs. Lillian Beil Bogue, novel
et, filed suit for, divorce today.
Grand Duchess Tatiana of Russia.
Duchess of Fife,
of the czar of Russia, has promised
to wed Prince Alexander of Servia. She
Is a very independent as well as a very
very young lady, and has been allowed
to do very; much as she pleased. She
early unoUkinjed herdetermInatlon to
marry a man she loved, and has suc
ceeded in defeating several schemes
to marry her off for reasons of state.
She has had several little affairs of
her own and at one time It was rumor
ed that she had made certain impor
tant promises to her cousin, Prince
Dmitri. Prince Alexander is said to
be a very likeable chap, and this is
declared to be a real love match.
The Grand Duchess Tatiana, second
daughter of the czar, also plans on
getting married soon. She will wed
Prince Charles of Roumania.
An important wedding in our own
country will be that of Miss Jessie
Wilson, daughter of the president, and
Francis Bowes Sayre, In November.
Of course they love each other very
much, and of course neither has ever
been engaged before.
TO WIFE OF SING
Chicago Police Theory Is That
Chinese Lover of Woman
Aided in Crime.
Chicago, Sept. 9. Mrs. Alice Sing,
white wife of Charles Sing, a wealthy
Chinese merchant found murdered In
his home several days ago, today was
formally booked on a charge of mur
der. She was held Without bail. TITe
complainant Is the brother of the
murdered man. .
Police Captain Baer expressed the
opinion Sing was murdered by a
Chinaman lover of his wife. He be
lieves Mrs. Sing has knowledge of
the murder and that, she feigned un
consciousness when found beside the
bedy of her husband.
In this connection the police are
searching for George Van Norn, a Chi
nese restaurant keeper, reported seen
in St. Louis. Emma Davis, 20 years
old, a sister of Mrs. Sing, is also being
Burlington Editor Dies.
Burlington. Iowa, Sept. 9. Tho
mas Stivers, editor and proprietor of
the Burlington Daily Gazette, died
Stivers had been II! a jer.r. Death
was due to an acute ftomacii afflic
tion. He had been prominent in demo
cratic politics of tha vl&'.n.
Bridgeport 111!, Sept. 9. Albert
Goldenburg, his 'wife and four chil
dren were burned tc death today
when their home was destroyed by a
fire which apparently starved In the
kitchen where Mrs. Goldenburg was
lighting a gas range.
Train Going at High Rate
of Speed Misses an
THREE OF CREW TO DIE
Six Coaches Hurled Into a Corn
Field and Tender Strikes
New Madison, Ohio, Sept 9. Tne
New York-St. Louis flyer of the Penn
sylvania railroad was derailed four
miles west of here at 9:40 this morn
ing, injuring 35 of the 75 oassengera
and fatally Injuring three of the crew,
Six coaches went into a corn field
at one side of the track, the engine
and tender striking a bridge abutment
and overturning one span of the bridge
into the air.
None of the passengers was seri
ously hurt. The wreck occurred at a,
Richmond, Ind., Sept. 9. The Penn
sylvania flyer, consisting of 10 steel
cars, which left New York last night
for St. Louis with the berths all filled,
struck e raised rail at Wylle station
20 miles west of here, this morning.
Two cars are reported demolished.
Thirty-five are reported Injured, bul
reports of deaths are not confirmed.
The train was traveling at hi.4
speed. All doctors of New Madison,
Ohio, have been rushed to thetfeene.
Six coaches and the engine and ten
der were ditched. In one Pullaaan and
day coach perhaps 30 were injured
Those" in" the day" coach were mostly
negroes. The fireman was the only
white person seriously hurt.
JEROME, LET GO,
OFF FOR ALDANY
Freed of Gambling Charge, He
Will Return to Fight in the
Thaw Case Monday.
Coaticook, Que., , Sept. 9. William
Travers Jerome, acquitted last nighl
of a charge of gambling, was th
chief topic today of the 3,000 rest
dents of Coaticook, though opinloi
Is divided as to the verdict. Th
scathing remarks of Magistrate MuV
vena, who apologized t,o Jerome foi
the indignity offered him and de
clared the charge justified by neith
er law or fact, had a sobering effect
and even those who had been mosl
bitterly opposed to Jerome In his ef;
forts to get Harry Thaw back to
Matteawan, were Inclined to admit
the court action cleared the air and
straightened out a situation whlcu
might have grown embarrassing. Ac
companied by Deputy Attorney Geu.
eral Kennedy. Jerome is on his way
to Albany by motor today. He will
return to Montreal by rail Sunday
preparatory to Thaw's production
Monday on a writ of habeas corpus.
Montreal, Sept. 9. The aged mother
of Harry Thaw reached here today to
confer with Thaw lawyers this after
noon. London, Sept. 9. The Pall Mall Ga
zette comemnts approvingly on a re
port that American authorities have
decided to arrest Mrs. Pankhurst on
her arrival in New York in October.
The newspaper suggests the United
States government mistet propose an
exchange of Mrs. Pankhurst for
STEEL GARS FOR
NEW HAVEN ROAD
President Elliott Wants Bond
Issue of $67,000,000 for
Boston, A ass., Sept. 9. Howard Efc
liott, new president of the New Haven
road, appeared before the Massachu
etta public service commission today
to support a petition of the road fof
permission to issue 167,000,000 debl
bonds. Elliott said the issue was neo
essary in order taat the company may
refund part of Its floating debt, put
chase steel cars, and install an in
proved signal system. Former Secre.
tary of the Navy Meyer represented
the stockholders' Protective commit
tee, which favors the Issue. The op
position included Louis D. Braodels o(