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SIXTY-THIRD YEAR, NO. IDG.
Canadian Officials Join in
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THURSDAY, JUXK 4, 1914. TWELVE PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
TWELVE BURIED TODAY
Experts to Search St. Lawrence
in Effort to Estimate the
Cost of Salvage.
THE WEATHER I
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island, Davenport, Mcllna
Generally fair and continued warm
weather tonight and Friday.
Temperature at 7 a. m. 76.. Highest
yesterday S9: lowest last night. 74.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m., 11 miles
iteiauve humidity-at 7 p. m. 46. at
i a .m. 73.
Stage of water 6.4, no change in last
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
Evening stars.- Mercury. Venus. Sat
urn. Mars. llorninr- ,... -r
The handle of the Big Dipper points
- v,at mreci io me blazing Arcturus
king of the summer sky.
TWO ARE DEAD IN
A CYCLE ACCIDENT
Quebec. June 4. Twelve of the
crew of the Empress of Ireland, who
perished in the disaster, were buried
today with fitting ceremony. The fu
neral procession moved to the music
of military hands and passed between
rows of sorrowing spectators. Every
where flags were at half mast.
Premier Couin and members of the
cabinet attended in person. Mayor
Dnouln. the council and several t an-
Racer's Machine Leaves Track
and Dashes Into Specta
tors at Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh, Pa., June 4. With two
persons dead and a dozen injured in
last night's motorcycle accident. Cor
oner Jamieson today began an investi
gation of motorcycle racing in Pitts
burg. Archer Armstrong of New
ork, whose machine left the track.
adian Pacific railway officials followed " j , . . , , specunorg ana was
berry of Philadelphia, another racer,
was seriolsly hurt. It was said the
injured spectators would recover.
Captain Lange. arent for the stors
tad. ha issued a statement that the
S tors tad saved 235 and cared for 350
tarr'ron and that its boats were used
in the rescue work in addition to one
Empress boat manned by Storstad
Kendall Charges Withdrawn.
The allegations against Captain Ken
dall have been withdrawn on behalf
of Mrs. Anderson, the explanation
given being that her imperfect knowl-j
efe of English caused a misconstrue-1
tion of her statement.
Evidence of steerage survivors re
veals terrible scenes of pan'c and
frenzy among the foreigners when
they realivd that the ship was sink
ing. Men drew their "knives and slash
es u.B.r w.ru:. gh, wln n)t return to Virginia,
Corpses and survivors bodies bear
silent terrible testimony tth
"fit 8(5BlP'of'r?TiPSP:sTorit:?," but
BILLS TO GET
Three Wilson Measures
May be Disposed of by
DEBATE IS CONTINUED
Adamson Says Reyburn Plan
Would Take Water Out of
Chicago. 111., June 4. I shall be here
but a few days, and then I expect to
j return to my farm In Virginia. All
( the financial difficulties have been set
tled. Miss Helen Morton, daughter.
You may say Miss Morton has re
turned and will remain here with me.
Mark Morton, mother.
extent they are true, it is impossible
It is believed that salvage prepara
tions have already begun. It is report
ed that three experts of the biggest
New Tork salvage companies will
descend and survey the wreck tomor
row to form an estimate of the cost of
salvage and the likelihood of success.
and then submit an estimate to the;
Canadian Pacific railroad.
They believe the Empress Is now
wnuT bf Mark' Slortoxu wealthy Bait man,
Washington, D. C, June 4 Hurry
ing consideration of the administration
anti-trust program, in the hope of com
pleting it by Saturday or Monday, the
house today continued the general de
bate on the Reyburn railroad securi
ties bill, the final measure of the ad
ministration list. If the Reyburn bill
can be hurried through tomorrow a
final vote on three anti-trust measures
will be taken Saturday. Adamson and
others who are sponsoring the Rey
burn bill contend It will take "all the
wind and water" out of fictitious rail
road capitalization, and remove the
sources of evil in railroad financier
Strike Commission Proposed.
A federal commission to settle the
Colorado strike was proposed to Presi
dent Wilson by Senator Owen, who an
nounced his intention of introducing a
bi'I for such a body.
The senate passed the Cummins bill
preventing railroads from limiting li
ability on livestock shipments.
President Wilson kept a long line of
callers waiting today while be left his
private office to shake bands with John
W. Karn, Jr., son of Senator Karn, who
has infantile paralysis, and who went
to the White house on crutches.
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Hllt-K I UlilllU.V
ill fc.li i n wwivw
Steamer Antilla With Car-
ranza Arms Brings New
PORTS DECLARED OPEN
iWashinaton Officials Hear of
Contemplated Move by Fed
erals, but Keep Silent.
FUNDS OF CHURCH
ARE FOUND SHORT
Reports Bishop Cannot Get Sal
ary and That Denver Dio
cese Is Bankrupt.
yesterday reappeared at the Wheaton
residence and then later at the Lake
Forest house of her parents. In the
ten days she has been absent, meeting
adventures as an independent heiress,
she has acquired a deep shade of tan.
A reporter drove up to the Mortion
residence In the afternoon.
"Is M!ss Helen Morton here?" a
maid was asked at the door.
"'Will you please ask her to see me
resting on an even keel and they do j for a minute?"
U. l m not so sure it iney are nere.
WEIL A SHAFT-
President Wilson Delivers Chief
Address at Arlington Cem
STRIKE IS ENDED
150,000 Men Made Idle by
Brick Makers' Dispute Re
turn to Their Jobs.
believe the tide or the tempera
ture of the water will hinder salvage
operations. A painful incident was
the arrest of two members of the
Storstad's crew, neither a Norwegian,
on a charge of stealing money orders
Farmers Bring Flowers.
A hannr fvintM at ia ffrrHerf hv the
simple tribute of French farmers, driv
ing in 20 miles to Quebec City with
their cars laden with lilacs blooms for
the shed where the bodies lie.
DINES WITH KING
Ambassador and Mrs. Willard
Entertain for Their Daugh-
ter and Fiance.
Madrid. Spain. June 4. Ambassador
nd Mrs. Willard had King Alfonso and
Qnera Victoria of Spain. Kermit
Roosevelt and the British and German
ambassadors as their guests at lunch
oo at the American em bans y today.
A brilliant reception followed, attend-
8 by the diplomatic corps nd many
prominent In the society of the capital.
Because Ambassador Willard ileaires
to observe the requirement of the
Spanish laws in respect to foreign mar
! the magistrate of Hufna Vista
district wUI pf-rforrn the civil inarrUge
f Miss WKlard and Kermit Roosevelt.
Toe Anglican embassy Is situated in
tie BtMtia Vlata district, the most aris
tocratic in the city. The religious
wemony will take plsre at noon the
t ly at the British embassy.
Four Men Die In Blast.
Monongah-ia, I'm.. Jsne 4. Four
fcen were k 1114 and a fifth probably
uy injured laet night by an ex
PlosioQ of dynamite at a construction
camp on Ihm eoubty road Obsr here.
M'GOVERN IS OUT
Madias. Wis.. June 4. Governor
cGovrn today announced Lis ctuuli
?cy tor the republican noiuluaiion Utt
jolted tt btocalor. UwtitefiaBt
"O'enior UiH I. th. ml.. rundi.
A sharp struggle at the prl
rt la upwM. Morris la a I-a
IltU progressive, while McGovern
I will see."
A girl in an open robe and a short
black skirt came into a little colonial
lobby with springing step.
"Are you Miss Helen Morton V
. "Yes," she said, laughing.
"You have come back to stay, then?"
"O, hardly that don't come in;
will come out." She slipped through
the screen door and led the reporter
to a seat on the veranda.
"Now, I haven't anything to 6ay ex
cept that I would like to straighten out
Bome.of the things in which I have
been misauoted." she said. "All the
financial difficulties have been straight
ened out and from now on father and I
are going to get on all right."
"Are you engaged?"
"Are you going to keep the farm "
"Here! What does this mean? Go in
the house this instant!"
With a suddenness that startled both
the girl and the reporter out of their
senses a third person appeared on the
She hurried through the door and
took the girl by the hand.
'Whv. mother. I Just want to
straighten out wm of the things
vhnra I have been misquoted," Miss
Morton resisted. She was taken by
the shoulders and pushed through the
"Who are you and what do yon
want?" dema'aded the older woman, re
turning: to the reporter.
After being informed she waa asked
if she waa Mrs. Morton.
"Yes," ahe repliod. "At laat you have
cornered me. I have managed to es
cape until now."
"I had no thought nor intention of
cornering you. Mrs. Morton."
"What do you want? Everything Is
all settled now. Just say Miss Morton
has returned and will make her home
with me in I.ake Forest. And that la
enough. All the money matters nave
been settled. Good afternoon."
Washington, D. C, Juna 4. Repre
sentatives of every state to the con
federacy, officers of the armies of the
north and south, members of the cab
inet and many distinguished guests
gathered here today for the unveiling
of the confederate monument in Ar
President Wilson waa the principal
speaker on the program of exercises.
which was to begin late this afternoon.
and included addresses by General
Young, commander-in-chief of the Unit
ed Confederate Veterans, and General
Washington Gardner of Albion, Mich.,
commander-in-chief of the Grand Army
of the Republic.
MANY WANT JOBS
Denver, Col., June 4. The Episcopal
diocese of Colorado is reported bank
rupt. The urn of $32,000 supposed
to havetaeenwiir the. treasury cannotH
be accounted for. Bishop Charles F
Olmstead, who is supposed to he paid
17,500 a year, cannot get his salary.
Church officials sought in vain to find
A. A. Bowhay, diocesan secretary, who
resigned two weeks ago, but whose res
ignation has not been accepted, pend
ing an investigation of the church's
The diocese of Colorado formerly
owned property in Denver worth $500,-
000. The present shortage and the
losses, it is asserted, resulted from a
deal with an Investment company.
An appraisal of the diocese's prop
erty reported during the day accounted
for only $129,000 worth of property.
About $32,000 in rentals and other in
come is unaccounted for.
The investment company agreed to
build a $2,000,000 building on the dio
cese's property on three lots in the
business district and to pay a rental
of $25,000 a year for the use of the
property. The bui'.ding has not been
constructed, but for three years the
company paid the rental. The com
pany offered a $15,000 bonus to cancel
the lease. It is declared this was ac
cepted by Bowhay. The diocese had
to pay a bonus of $11,000 for leasing
Chicago, 111., June 4. With the re
turn to work of 2,800 union brick mak
ers, -who--have been -on strike, work
was resumed today on building oper
ations amounting to $25,000,000, and
gave employment to 150,000 men. who
have been idle during the labor difficul
ties. The strike, union officials said.
was the most costly in the history of
BURN 2 VILLAGES
White Wolf and Followers Sur
rounded by Regular Troops
in Lily Mountains.
IN KANSAS FIELDS tne proDerty' Md flnalIy wascompelled
A rush was on at the Illinois free
employment office in the Safety build
ing this morning for positions offered
by the farmers in Kansas. Over 100
men had applied at the office up until
this afternoon, and many of them se
cured positions. The farmers in Kan
sas have appealed to the free employ
ment offices in this state to assist them
in securing men and from present in
dications they will do much toward
Harvesters, headers, engineers,
teamsters and teams, and cooks, male
and female are needed. The wages for
the men range from $2.60 per day to
$5, and for the women $1.50 to $2. All
those who are hired will be sent to
Kansas about June 15, and their bag
gage checked to destination.
MISS RITCHIE FANCY-FREE
to pay $5,200 taxes, which the real ett-
tate concern was supposed to pay.
The diocesan convention will be held
June 10. It is the plan of certain di
rectors at that time to retire Bishop
Olmstead and elect a coadjutor. An
other faction opposes this proposition
and a fight is promised.
Members of Bowhay's family declare
he is out of the city, taking a rest.
and that there are certain books that
will not be furnished to the investigat
ing committee until he returns.
Roosevelt for Gevernorr
New York, June 4. State leaders of
the progrosie Prty met today to dis
cuss the approaching slate campaign.
Notwithstanding Roosevelt's deHara
tion that be wuuid not be a candidate
for governor, leaders x pressed a be
lief hia decision wu not final. (
T. B. To Talk in London.
Ixndon, England, June A. Colonel
Theodore Roosevelt will lecture on his
tkrtith American expedition before the
Itoyal GeographltaJ Boctetjr, lxidon.
runA Iff Ha mill tifti v. r lha I ,j ru
at the society's theatre, and only fel-ltn favor of the machine,
lows of the society U1 ha adwiUad. JfcJ tnralnt IX.
Actress and Husband of Year Ready
to Sign Separation.
New York, June 4. Through the ar
rest of her chauffeur. Tony Sylvester,
on the charge of stealing a 61900 auto
mobile, the news slipped forth that
Adele Ritchie and her husband of one
year were about to sln separation pa
pers in Newark, N. J., where the hus
band, Charles Nelson Bell, lives. The
Bells have separated. Sylvester pro
tested that he did not steal the auto
but had been Instructed to" bring It to
New York and leave it at a certain
corner for Mrs. Bell. A lawyer ad
milted separation papers had been
Church Forbids Auto.
Frankfort, Ind., June 4. Use of the
automobile has been forbidden by the
German Baptist church, which Is hold
ing its national conference on a farm
near here. Only three delegates voted
WOODS FOILS MERIT BODY
Fixes Pay at $150 a Month and Sola
Eligible Rejects Job.
Springfield, III., June 4. Secretary
of State Woods will be able to keep F.
J. McComb of Chicago in the position
of custodian of the State-house for an
Indefinite period. In defiance of the
state civil service commission. James
E. O'Neil of Lincoln, only man who
qualified in the examination to fill the
position, refused to qualify when Sec
retary Woods fixed the compensation
at $150 a month. The commission
took no action on a request that
Woods be prosecuted for failure to
reinstate Mrs, Cutelle Balrd. a former
civil service employe of a state office.
Peking, China. June 4. "White
Wolf," the Chinese brigand, and his
followers yesterday set fire to the town
of Xingchow, and today attacked Tao
chow, in the province of Kan Su, and
after pillaging the inhabitants burned
it to the ground. The brigands pro
ceeded to Choni and set fire to the fa
moua monastery of Tibetan LLhasa
Subsequently regular troops overtook
and defeated the bandits, who fled to
the ravines of Lily mountain, 100 miles
south of Lanchow, where they are re
ported surrounded by troops.
New York, June 4. The Christian
and Missionary Alliance has about one
hundred missionaries in China and
fears are expressed for the safety of
several men and women known to be
in the towns pillaged and burned by
White Wolf." Miss Humphrey of
Boone, Iowa, is believed to have been
at a mission which was burned.
Vera Cruz, Mexico, June 4. The
price that Huerta demands for his
retirement is the legalization of hia
official acta since his appointment to
the provisional presidency, according
to advices from the capital today.
This is said to have been the pro
posal Huerta authorized his delegates
to offer at the Niagara-Falls confer
ence. Unless this is done Huerta for
sees enormous financial losses for
those who Joined in the flotation of his
Niagara Falls, Ont., June 4. While
waiting to hear from Carranza wheth
er he will send delegates to the con
ference, the mediators today contin
ued such work as would not be affect
ed by the constitutionalists' answer. -
Washington, D. C. June 4. Pros
pects of an attempted blockade of
Tampico by federal gunboats took the
position of chief interest in Mexican
affairs here today and administration
officials informed of the latest develop
ment. only in news dispatches declined
Federal Court Grants Respite to to indicate their policy, although they
Olaf Tveitmoe and Rich- informed Admirals Badger and Mayo
lor the situation.
8-rd Houlinan. I t nnncMprcit BttminvnTit- w.
ever, that at the state department im-
tii t.. a ft, i,,i,r, I mediatelv after Tamoico fell into the
of the United States circuit court of hand or V1 f. nW" on s"
. . . annnimrftti that all Mexican. gulf porta ,
appeals in graltri7ctWaf were centered "open." and that was
A. Tveitmoe of San Francisco and interpreted as a clear Intimation that
Richard Houlihan of Chicago, in the no blockade would be recognized.
dynamite cases, was affirmed by that The steamer Antilla, bearing arms
court yesterday in an opinion handed! for Carranza, and which has aroused
down by Judge Seaman. the present situation, flies the Cuban
The court reversed itself in granting flag. What the United States would
a new trial to William Bernhardt ofldo should riuerta gunDoats attempt f
Cincinnati. The government's conten-lto interfere with her, officials declined
tion that the court erred in granting to say. '. s;
Bernhardt a new trial waa upheld by Constitutionalisms Take Colima.
the court and the sentence of one year gan D, Ca, June 4 A wireie6i
imposed by the lower court must be , r,i,,i
GIVES NEW TRIAL
TO 2 DYNAMITERS
served, according to opinion.
The decision yesterday was on the
government's petition for a rehearing
on the granting of new trials to the
three, argued here several weeks ago.
At that time 21 other defendants were
given until June 6 to report at Leaven
worth prison to begin serving their sen
tences. This date was deferred until
June 25 by order of the court last Mon
day to give President Wilson time to
consider evidence in connection with
petitions for pardons for the convicted
The court took the arguments as to
party of constitutionalists 60 miles
west of Tepic have captured the fed
eral prison and radio station, complete
ly severing communications between
the west coast and Mexico City. Guad
alajara, the objective point of the re
cent operations of the constitutionalist
army of the northwest has been effec
tually surrounded. General Obregon's
forces succeeded in cutting off the city
from the national capital on the east
and Manzanillo and the Pacific coast
on the west.
The isolation of Guadalajara was ac-
Death Toll for Quarter Is 175
Less Than in Previous
MUST FACE TRIAL
New Castle, Ind., June 4. Dr, Win
ters and wife and W. R, Cooper must
face trial for a conspiracy to commit
a felony In connection with the disap
pearance of Catherine Winters, aged
9, according to Circuit Judge Jackson,
w ho set their trial (or J4-I6 10.
Washington, D, C. June 4. A total
decrease of 175 persons killed and 547
Injured In railroad accidents is shown
in the bulletin of the Interstate com
merce commission for the quarter end
ed Dec. 31. 1913, compared with the
corresponding quarter of 1912. Train
accidents decreased 386. The report
snows 1.450 collisions and 2.307 de
railments for the quarter and property
damage of $.1,000,000. Practically all
tne ngures show decreases.
Houlihan. Tveitmoe and Bernhardt complished by the simultaneous move-
under advisement and as a result re
versed themselves in Bernhardt's case.
Tveitmoe was sentenced to six years
imprisonment and Houlihan to three
years by the verdict in the lower court
at Indianapolis. Unless the govern
ment unearths new evidence against
them it is said that they will probably
not be tried again.
INDICT MILLIONAIRE ON
WHITE SLAVERY CHARGE
Mobile, Ala., June 4. Joel M. Fos
ter, millionaire poultryman of Browns
Mills, N. J., and son of the head of the
International Correspondence School
of Scranton, Pa., who was arrested
here on Jan. 7 on the charge of white
slavery and held to await the action
of the federal grand jury, was indicted
by that body, which adjourned yester
The indictment was on evidence fur
nished by, Delilah M. Bradley, the 17
year old stenographer of Pemberton
N. J., the alleged victim of the wealthy
The indictment will no doubt come
as a surprise to Foster, as it was cur
rently reported that the girl and her
father had abandoned the Idea of any
prosecution. Foster's arrest here fol
lowed a tour of several southern cities
with the girl.
SUPREME BOARD OF R.
N. A. HERE J0M0RR0 W
The members of the board of su
preme managers of the Royal Neigh
bors of America are due in the city
tomorrow for another session. As far
as could be learned nothing of special
Interest' Is to be taken up outside of
rKHlftr UJin pulpaa,
ADMIRAL EATON'S WIDOW
WEDS HER FIRST HUSBAND
Washington, D. C, June 4 Mrs. Jen
nie M. i-aton of Boston, a widow of
Rear Admiral Joseph O. Eaton, and
her first husband. D. Henry AlnBworth
of Morrlstown, Aria., were married
The ceremony waa performed by the
Rev, L, Morgan Chambers, and was
kept secret until after the couple had
gone to a summer resort for their
Mrs. Eaton was acquitted fn Boston
last October oX the chars of poisoning
her saoond husband. The admiral died
at his bom In Norweil. Mass., March
7. 191 J.
Mr. Alniworth was divorced from his
wlfo eight Jtf o Ja Illinois, ,
ment of three forces commanded by
Generals Dieguea, Buenna and Lavigla.
Lavigia is reported in possession of
the railroad connecting Guadalajara
with the Mexican capital.
More Towns Taken. ;
Colima, capital of the state of that
name, in one of the most important
battles fought, has fallen Into the
hands of the constitutionalists, accord
ing to official information furnished
Admiral Howard by a constitutionalist
Durango, Mexico, June 4. The
towns of Tantoyuca and Tantima, state
of Vera Cruz, have been captured by
General Aguilar, according to a mes
sage received by Carranza.
Resolute Today's Winner.
New York, June 4. The sloop Van
ltie was forced to retire from today's
contest for the selection of a cup de
fender when she lost two men over
board and the Resolute won the con
test. Both seamen who were lost were
picked up. ;.r
Mrs. Schumann-Helnk on Stand.
Chicago, HI.. June 4. Mrs. Schu
mann-Helnk, the singer, first witness
in her divorce case against William
Rapp. Jr., insisted Chicago was her
real home, that when here she helDed
in the housework. "I do washier.
too," she said. Her counsel named
Catherine Dean of New York as co
respondent. Counsel for Rapp, wha
filed a cross-bill, deferred a statemen$
to the Jury. "
LAKES SWEPT BY
A SEVERE STORM
Duluth, 'Minn, June 4. American
head lakes were whipped by a severe
wind, rain and fog last night and this
morning. Shipping was delayed. The
wind reached a velocity of 63 miles
per hour early today. All vessels here
are tied up. This morning the wind
alft oaUaues4 but l aUUag.