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IN NEW SPLIT;
Carranza's Dismissal of
Angeles Cause of Fresh
JOLT TO PEACE PLANS
Washington Officials Get News
of Dictator's Plan to Re
sign and Flee.
. Washington. D. C, July 7. Car-
nnia's action in dismissing General
Felipe Angeles from the army
prospects of another break with Villa
was the principal topic of discussion
today among constitutionalist agents
Charles Douglas, Carranza's counsel,
declared openiy that Angeles must be
removed from the situation before
peace could be restored between Car-
ranza and ma.
According to a personal message
from Villa, received here today from
Tormnn. differences between himself
and Carranza are being satisfactorily
adjusted. No mention was made of
Juan Crquldl. secretary of the con
stitutionalist agency, who recently
itarted for Mexico on a confidential
mission, returned today. Friends urg
ed him not to join Carranza because
of his avowed support of ma.
Washington. July 7 The state de
partment has renewed hope that Hu
erta is about to go. It ha3 received
advices confirming the reports from
Mexico City that the dictator is pre-
' paring for flight- After all the false
alarms the officials are now convinced
that he is actually cn the point of
leaving the capital and taking refuge
In a foreign country.
The understanding is that General
Huerta has accumulated a fortune es-
'Umated at .$3,000,000 and deposited it
In a iParis bank.
How he will leave Mexico is a mat
ter for conjecture. At one time it was
believed he had arranged to go to
Japan. Present indications, however,
are that he contemplates making his
way to Puerto Mexico, whence he
-would be able to sail for Havana r
Vera Cruz, where he could obtain pas
sage to the United States.
Believe Peace is Nearer.
The apparently authentic reports j
that General Hu'-rta is about to retire
. from office have given great encour
agement to officials of the Washington
administration and others interested
in the success of the effort to adjust
Mexico's troubles through mediation.
Opinion is strong that with Jluerta
so longer a factor the constitutional
ists will be ready to negotiate with
the government at Mexico City for
That Huerta will not depart from
his country without providing for a
continuance of the government that
has been under bis direction more
than a year is taken for granted, it
is believed be will resign in favor of
General Blanquet, minister of war, who
is supposed to have received the ma
jority of votes cast "for vice president
in the latest elections in Mexico.
Rebel View on Succession.
The constitutionalists have made It
a fixed principle that they would not
recognize a provisional government
that obtained its status at the bands of
This position was made known when
the A. B. C. mediators were endeavor-
Jog to arrange for the selection of a
minister of foreign affairs, who, un
der the Mexican constitution, would
-become provisional president on the
.retirement of Huerta.
The constitutionalists, however, in
dicated that they had no objection to
.hairing Hucrtfl's successor name a for
eign minister who would come into
the presidency by the resignation of
the person who assumed the place on
th ret!rement of the dictator.
Mutiny Report Confirmed.
Washington. D. C, July 7. General
unston confirmed the report of mull
ny among Huerta's forces before the
American outposts at Vera Cruz. Funs-
reported the Mexican commander
Informed him of the uprising and of
ne threat of the mutineers to attack
Uie American lines. If an attack is
Wade In view of the Mexican com
nncer's action in notifying Funston,
"t U1 not be regarded as "an attack
Villa on Way to Saltillo.
' SaJtillo. Mexico, July 7. Villa will
tome to Saltillo, and by a personal
''it sea'.-bond of friendship and allegl
Bce to Carranza, according to a re
Pot received today by high officials
Emperor on Cruise.
Kiel. July 7. Emperor William left
We today on the imperial yacht Ho
nzollern for bis annual cruise off
. tie cpitut of Norway.
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, fc
Rock Island, Davenport, Molina
Generally fair tonight and Wednes
day: cooler tonight.
Temperature at 7 a. m., 74. Highest
yesterday, 95. Lowest last night, 73.
Velocity at wind at 7 a. m., 2 miles
Relative humidity at 7 p. m.. 53; at
7 a. m., 66.
Stage of water, S.4; a rise of .2 In
!aft 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
Evening stars: Mercury. Venn,.
Mars. Morning- stars: Saturn. Jupiter
Constellation Andromeda rises due
northeast about 9 p. m.. and constella
tion Aquarius, south of due east.
5 TO 4IN BETTING
Willie Ritchie 13 Defending the
World's Championship in
(The Argus will receive re
turns of the Welsh-Ritchie
fight by rounds this evening.
The story will be posted on The
Argus bulletin board as it is
received over the wire.)
FACTS ABOUT TITLE FIGHT.
Principals Willie Ritchie and Fred
Title at Stake Lightweight Cham
Battleground London. -Time
of entering ring 9:30 London
time (3:30 Rock Island time).
Money to be received by Ritchie-
Guaranteed $15,000 and percentage of
Money to be received by Welsh
Percentage of gate.
Referee Eugene Corri.
COMPARISON OF FIGHTERS.
23 years Age 28 years
5 feet 6 in Height 5 feet 9 in.
135 pounds. ...Weight. ...135 pounds
68 inches Reach 68', Inches
14 inches Neck 1234 inches
34 inches . .chest (normal) .. 35 inches
35'2 Inches chest (expand) . 35 inches
26 Inches Waist 26 inches
12!-2 inches. ...Biceps. .....12 inches
10! 2 .inches. .Forearm.. 104 .inches
13'2 Inches Calf 12 inches
6! 2 inches Wrist 6 inches
PREVIOUS TITLE HOLDERS.
1885-1893 Jack McAuliffe.
1893-1899 George ("Kid") Lavigne
1899-1902 Frank Erne.
1902-1908 Joe Gans.
1908-1910 Battling Nelson.
1910-1912 Ad Wolgast. T
1912-1914 Willie Ritchie.
London, Eng., July 7. Fred Welsh
lightweight champion of England, is
a 5 to 4 favorite In the fight tonight
with Willie Ritchie, lightweight cham
pion of the world. The fight will take
place In the great arena of Olympla,
Rev. John Boudier w-ill act as master
of ceremonies, the bishop of Stepney
having objected to Rev. Edward Dig-
by's officiating. Eugene Corrie is to
Rev. Boudier is vicar at St. Mi
chael's Angellcan church at Islington
He is a popular burly clergyman who
encourages his parishioners to box,
play football and cricket.
ATTACKS ON HIGH
English Government Decides to
Erect Series of Towers
Along Its Coasts.
London, England, July 7. As de
fense against attacks by air craft the
government has decided to dot the
coasts of the British Isles with a ser
ies of towers, each armed with two
quick-firing guns of special design. A
complete circle of towers will be erect
ed around the naval stations and other
specially vulnerable points.
BANKER ENDS OWN LIFE
Head of Defunct Institution snoois
Himself at Wenona, III.
Bloorolngton, 111.. July 7. Jerome
Howe, a prominent resiaeni ui hub
itv whose private bank at Wenona
suspended with liabilities of $200,000
on April 1. killed himself with a re
volver at Wenona tonignt.
NOT GUILTY PLEA
De Moines. Iowa. July 7. A plea of
not guilty was entered in federal court
for each of the 36 officials and mem
bers f the ."National amikiohuu v.
Master Plumbers, recently Indicted
for violation of the Sherman law. None
of the defendants was in court. ,
BY WOMAN TO
Shot That Killed Mrs.
Bailey Believed Not In
tended for Her.
MYSTERY IS CLEARING
Philadelphia Business Man
Tells of Death Vow Ut
tered Two Years Ago.
Philadelphia, Pa.. July 7. John
Howe, a business man of this city.
who has reported to have telephoned
uavia nenneay oi treeport that a
woman with whom Howe was, cruis
ing had threatened to kil' Dr. Car
man, today confirmed a Btory told by
Carman to detectives. Howe said
summer, before last he invited a Free-
port man and his wife to an outing
on Great South bay. Long Island, in
his motor boat; he would not give
"We landed on the Island," he said
"and ran across Da.vid Kennedy and
Dr. Carman. I knew them both. The
moment we spied them the woman in
our party screamed and ran back to
the boat. Her husband remained. He
was surprised by his wife's actions.
I ran to the boat after her. I found
her on the seat in hysterics, scream
ing: 'That man ruined my husband
and ruined me. I am going to kill
him if it takes a lifetime.' She picked
up a paper knife shaped like a dagger
and started to leave the boat I kept
her back and asked whom she meant.
'Dr. Carman she said. The woman
refused to explain her action and de
manded to be taken home at once
Her husband came aboard and the
party returned to Freeport. Neither
one of them spoke of the incident
again. I never gave it another
thought until the murder occurred,
Detectives Continue Investigation
Freeport, N. Y July 7. Private and
county detectives continued today
their investigation of the murder of
Mrs. Louise E. Bailey in the office of
Dr. Edwin Carman. The Inquest ad
journed yesterday will be reassembled
today provided the matter is not taken
out of the hands of the coroner by
the grand jury. District Attorney
Smith still insists the murder was
accomplished by a woman, but refuses
to name the. object of his suspicion
One of the latest clues has to do
with a threat alleged to have been
made by a woman that "I'll murder
that man if it takes all Of my life.'
The woman, according to the informa
tion, pointed to Dr. Carman. Car
man said he welcomed the arrival last
night of the head of a national detec
tive agency and his men. "If the
county had not hired this man I would
have done so when the inquest was
concluded." he said. "During inter
views this man and his subordinates
had with my wife they did Their best
to make her change her story. I be
lieve she told the whole truth."
PETRAS IN DENIAL;
Aurora Youth Accused of Mur
der Declares He Never Ask
ed Girl to Marry Him.
Geneva,' 111.. July 7. Anthony Pe-
tras, charged with the murder of
Theresa Hollander in Aurora conclud
e1 hla tMtlmonv Indav His counsel
rested the case on the defendants' tes-
timony and corroborative witnesses.
Immediately after Petras concluded
his testimony the state reopened its
case to offer some rebuttal testimony.
Petras denies he ever asKTTd the
girl to marry him, as her mother tes
tified. He asserted he did not ride a
block further than Theresa on
street car the night she was killed and
then run back toward her, as Walter I
Hickman had said. He contraaictea i destroyed, me ournmg oi xne leie
fhn testimony of the street car con- nhone exchange prevented calls for
ductor and passengers that got on
the car with him.
Petras" swore he never saw the
knife that was found In the snow In
St. Nicholas cemetery near tne gin
body. Several witnesses said they saw
the same knife at a house wnere -e-
ra hoarded ana one oi lucm hui
. . . . . i i jt
he saw Petras have it.
The testimony of other men that
h had threatened them for going
with Theresa was false. Petras swore.
His wife is the only woman he ever
loved, he said.
The' defendant was calm under
Major Ray to Philippines,
rhicaeo 111.. July 7. Major 'B.
niv anxiffned to the central part of
J ' - . (
ho rmv ha received orders to re-rer
,. ,n ,h Hpnirtmmt for the Phil- f
innin.. nvt October. He has been I
stationed in Chicago for three years. J
TUESDAY. JULY 7. 1914. TWELVE PAGES.
Gotham Conrt Condemns Au
thor for His Insult of
John D. Rockefeller.
New York, July 7. Sentence of three
days or the alternative of paying a fine
of $5 was Imposed upon Upton Sin
clair last April on a charge of disorder
ly -m(4uc fep-Ueinpting te-.pub'.icly
rebuke John D. Rockefeller lor his at
titude in the Colorado strike today wasl
confirmed in the court of general ses
sions. In his opinion Judge Cram said,
No citizen has the right to rebuke an
other citizen by subjecting him to ridi
cule or insult."
When sentenced Sinclair chose Im
prisonment and began a hunger strike.
He served two days and his wife paid
the remainder of the fine.
AVIATOR FALLS TO DEATH
Georges Le Gagneux Killed When Ma
chine Plunges Into River.
Saumur, France, July 7. Georges Le
Gagneux, one of the best known
French aviators, was killed yesterday
just after -completing a double loop in
the air. The propeller broke as the
aviator was finishing a glide on the
wing, and the machine plunged into
the River Loire. It was twenty-five
minutes before the body could be ex
tricated from the wreckage. It is
thought he wa3 killed In the air, as he
was struck on the head by a section of
the engine in the fall. Le Gagneux
several times established the world's
altitude record. Last year at St. Ra
phael he ascended 20.295 feet.
LIPTON'S TAKEN FROM LIST
London. July 7. Baron Lucas, as
representative of the government, for
mally announced in the house of lords
yesterday that Lip ton's limited had
been removed from the list of contractors-for
the British army. This step
was taken as a consequence of the re
cent bribery scandal in connection
with army canteen contracts.
FLAMES SWEEP DANA, ILL.
Two Blocks, Including Opera House
and Elevator, Destroyed.
Dana, 111., July 7. Fire yesterday
afternoon, originating from the explo
sion of a gasoline stove in Weston's
meat market, destroyed two of the
main business blocks. Besides eight
business structures the opera house
and the Farmers" grain elevator were
help to towns wen eqmppea wim nre
Harold Schneider, Wanted
Chicago, Arrested at Bur
Burlington, la., July 7. Harold
Schneider, wanted In Chicago in con-
nection with the murder of J. H. Logue,
a - Jeweler, In his office In the McVlck
. & mjj r oa iDni
s tneaire ouhuiuk, it, -v, wn
arrested near here today. He was
dressed as a farm hand and was work
Ing. J Ha wife was with him.
THE CALL OF HOME
SERVIA BORDER IS
READY FOR CLASH
Forty Carloads of Artillery Are
Known to Have Left Buda- .
pest for the Frontier.
Paris, France, July 7. A dispatch
to Temps from Belgrade, Servia, says
extraordinary military activities are
being displayed in Austria-Hungary-It
says 40 carloads or artillery are
known to have left Budapest today for
the frontier, and feverish energy is
shown along the whole northern bor
der of Servia.
INDIAN IS FREED
AFTER 34 YEARS
President Pardons a Blackfoot
Sentenced to Death for
Murder of a White.
Washington, D. C, July 7. Presi
dent Wilson today pardoned Spopee, a
Blackfoot Indian, who 34 years ago
was found guilty at Fort Benton, Mont.,
of the murder of a white man, and -under
sentence of death. He will be re
leased Immediately from the federal
hospital here, .to return to his daughter
in Montana, whom he has not seen
since she was a baby.
A party of Blackfeet, sightseeing in
Washington months ago, happened
upon Spopee; grown gray from long
imprisonment. He established his
tribal identity by an Indian song, and
one of the interpreters recognized in
Spopee the hero of an old Indian leg
end, who disappeared more . than a,
score of years ago. Officials of the In
dian office investigated and the pardon
After conviction, Spopee was remov
ed to Fort Leavenworth. While await
ing execution he maintained absolute
silence. His conduct was so unusual
he was believed insane and after two
years was brought to the federal hos
pital here. Interpreters find he Btill
gives practically the same account of
the tragedy as lie did 34 years ago. It
is believed he committed the murder
PAY OF TEACHERS
IS HELD TOO LOW
Man Paying Lawyer $25,000
Thinks $1,500 Instructor
St. Paul. Minn., July 7. In an ad
dress before the National Education
association .today. President Dabney
of the University of Cincinnati made
a plea for increased salaries for pro
fessors, whom he termed finders of
new knowledge and makers of men.
Each man who employs a $25,000 law
yer or $10,000 physician, Dabney said,
"regards a $1,500 college professor as
good enough to train his son. Money
making, politics, sports and picture
shows are holding the interest of the
public. A teacher to the ordinary man
a nere book worm," .
FortyT Seven Companies Would
Enjoin Officer From Forc
ing From State.
Springfield, III., July 7. Injunction
proceedings to restrain Rufus M. Potts,
state superintendent of insurance, from
revoking the. .licenses ; or. Interfering
with the underwriters' 1 agencies' of 47
fire insurance companies doing bus!
ness in Illinois have been begun in the
federal court here. The suit filed by
the Hartford Fire Insurance company
and the 46 other complainants charges
that Potts has made threats to begin
court action on July 10 to compel the
underwriters agencies to cease busi
Mr. Potts has issued notice to the
companies that their methods of oper
ating underwriters agencies is illegal
under the act of 1869. The complain
ants claim that they are within the law.
The fight hinges on the interpreta
tion of the insurance laws of 1869. It
is claimed by the state insurance de
partment that the companies are vio
lating this law. Potts in his ruling
found that the underwriters' agencies
were subsidiary concerns to the big
eastern and European companies, and
that often the smaller concerns were
without capital or resources.
The fire insurance companies state
in their suit that they are doing busi
ness in Illinois through general agen
cies and through the underwriters'
agencies and that such operation not
only is in conformity with the Illinois
law, but a full protection to policy hold
LORIMER BANK IS
Receiver Niblack Is - Realizing
Readily on Paper Thought
to Be Worthless.
Chicago. III., July 7. "We are hav
ing little difficulty in collecting notes,"
said Receiver Niblack of the La Salle
Street Trust & Savings bank. "Money
is coming in rapidly. I believe I will
be ready to pay depositors at least 30
per cent on account by October."
Niblack said investigation of the
bank's paper had disclosed "unexpect
ed goodness." Some of It that' some
thought to be of no value would yield
returns, he aid. The failure will be
much less serious than bad been ex
pected, was his statement.
A special grand jury to investigate
the collapse of the La Salle Street
Trust and Savings bank was ordered
today by Chief Justice Brentanto, of
the criminal court of Cook county.
RATE ON PIG IRON
Washington. D. C. July 7. The In
terstate commerce commission today
held that existing rates on pig iron
from the Birmingham district to Louis,
ville. St. Lous. - Chicago and Boston,
bjr rail And wafcej: were unreasonable.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Minister to Greece and
Montenegro bends Kes-
ignation to Bryan.
UNABLE TO KEEP STILL
Asks to Be Freed of Official Fter
lations so as Not to Em
Washington, D. C, July 7. Secre
tary of State Bryan late yesterday an
nounced that the resignation of George
Fred Williams, ag minister to Greece
and Montenegro, had been received
at the state department and had been
transmitted to President Wilson. '
Secretary Bryan issued the follow
ing statement without comment:
"Mr. Williams requests Secretary
Bryan to tender to the president his
resignation as minister to Greece and
Montenegro. He says the reason for
his resignation is that he cannot com
ment upon the situation in Albania, as
he would like under the restraint im
posed by his diplomatic position, and
that he does not feel that he can con
scientiously keep silent with the
knowledge he has of what is being
Wouldn't Embarrass President.
"He says he considers the succesB
of the president more important to the
world than all the efforts of other
men and does not wish to .embarrass
him and he wishes to thank him -for
the consideration which has been
President Wilson is expected to ac
cept the resignation tomorrow ana
close the brief and extraordinary ca
reer of Mr. Williams as a diplomat -
Aroused over preasipatches con
tinually quoting the minister as bit.
terly criticising conditions in the new
kingdom of Albania and arraigning
the responsible European powerst the
president caused bis resignation to be
asked for by cable last Friday night.
Tt is understood, however, that Mr.
Williams, foreseeing the inevitable, al
ready had the resignation on the way
Ths case is said to be without prec
edent in the history of the state de
partment. Other ministers have got
ten in trouble through too free crit
cisms of the conditions existing in the
countries to which they were accred
ited, but is not recalled that an Amer
ican diplomatic representative ever be
fore has gone outside of his post to
discuss the affairs or anotner couutrj.
Regarded as lll-Advised.
In the nresent Instance the comment
was regarded by the state department
as peculiarly untimely and ill-advised.
because of the extreme jealousy wiu
which the European powers nave
guarded the tangled Balkan problems
from the injection of new elements. It
is considered by them as one to be
dpalt with bv the European powers
nlone. their position being precisely
that of the United States government
in regard to the Monroe doctrine.
It is now known that early in his
mission Mr. Williams sought to have
his powers extended to include Al
bania. The state department, however,
wth its usual caution when "dealing
with questions InvolvI!rg-te Balkans
hesitated to lead the way in raMisn
ing a diplomatic circle at Duraz&v
view of the slight American interests V
there. It did, however, consent to Mr.
Williams' earnest request, to be al
lowed to make a personal investiga
tion of the Albanian situation and
there followed the statements contain,
ed in his contributions to the Athens
newspapers which have led to his res
ignation. Mr. Williams, who was a member of
congress years ago. Is a lawyer and
was appointed to the diplomatic ser
vice from Massachusetts. He is a close
friend of Secretary Bryan.
WARBURG OUT OF
RAGE FOR BOARD
New York Banker Unwilling to
Stand Grilling by Commit- ;
tee of the Senate. '
Washington, D. C.. July 7. Paul M.,
Warburg of New (York formally re-r
quested the president to' withdraw his
nomination to be a member of the,
federal reserve board. Wilson will do,
so today. Warburg had been Invited,
to appear before the senate banking
committee next Thursday to tell of biai
Wall street connections. It i under
stood h was unwilling to undergo tho
grilling cxamiuuUou by Ui ' coimuiu