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MONDAY. JULY 13. 1914. TWELVE PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Orangemen Celebrate Day
With Booming Cannon
CARSON HEAD OF LINE
Projectiles Are Fired Over Na
tionalists' Quarter of Belfast,
but No One Is Injured.
UrniondTT. Ireland. July 13.-Or-,exen
brsan th celebration of the
nivmary of the battle of the Boyne
,th a cannonade, during which they
.njectfd exrlosives so they burst over
dence. in the Catholic action of
tl city. The nationalists, believing
,ve cannonade a prelud- to acgressive
irtion on the part of the Orangemen,
organized for defense, but. up to noou
go collision had taken place.
Wnile Orangemen were a'tending
ciurch Sunday and the police were
busy guards their possessions, na
tionalist volunteers brought in two au
tomobile loads of rifle.
Belfast. Ireland. July 13. Insistent
demand of the Protestant portion of
the province of Ulster for exclusion
from operation oi the Irish home rule
Ml lent added Interest today to the
celebration of the battle cf the Boyne.
A celebration was carried out here
ita great enthusiasm. Sir Edward
Carion rode at the head of 5,or0 Or
angemen accompanied by fife and
drum bands and including a sprinkling
of brethren from the United States
and pritish colonic. The march was
through the city of Belfast to Drumbeg,
where a great open air meeting
addressed by Carson and ether lead
ers. The nationalists' quarter of Bel
fast was carefully avoided by the dem
ocstrants and on no occasion during
tht procession did the rival factions
tome in contact. A great crowd of
touriu, including many Americans,
cue to see the procession and hear
Drumberg. July 13. The Orange
Ben's demonstration here culminated
in a scene of intense enthusiasm
areund a- tiny platform, where Leader
Carson, with a bible in his hand, pledg
ed the covenanters never to surrender
to coercion, .to remain loyal to the
throne, and never to waiver in support
cf the leaders in the fight against home
Battle Clash on Religion.
The battle af the Boyn w-as fought
en July 11. lCD't, three miles west of
Drogheda, on the banks of the Boyne,
Ireland. The troops of James II.. 30,
WO strong, were defeated by the forces
of William III., with a loss of l,5f0
sen. The forces of William III. wC-re
about the- same in number, but not
more than 500 lost their lives in the
It was this battle that assured the
ascendency of Protestantism in Eng
land and was fatal to the cause of
James II. An obelisk 150 feet iigh
rs the scene of the battle, the an
sitersary cf which is celebrated July
15 each year.
After the battle of the Boyne the
Irish Catholics, who on account of
their Jacobite leanings were oppressed
ny the English, began to form various
etni-revolu-ionary societies. In oppo--ticm
the Irish I'rotegtanls formed the
Ifyal Orang Institution, the members
which were known as Orangemen.
The object of this organization wag
to oppose Re-ran Catholicism and to
attain the union cf England and
Ireland and the Protectant mcression
to the crown. Parliament was com
eI to check the turbulence of the
.u on several occasions and
? 1M3 to 1S25 it was suspended in
Children's Ham. r... m
Io?.In.!nt0a- IH- Ju'y 13 The IIH
fc"dr' Home and Aid society
been bequeathed 150.000 by the
Oot -Mrs Madeline Hullng. ho died
rtly at Kankakee county.
BY GRAND JURORS
Examiner Harkin First Witness
in Investigation of Lori
-mcgo. in., july 13. Investfgation
g.! ffalr of the defunct La Salle
t Trust & Saving, bank waa be
, r tk Cook county grand
7. Bank Examiner Harkin waa the
J wUmm. A federal grand Jury to
J. into the bank's transaction.
W". aUorf1 '""tutlon wa.
,w - "Muse LABOia.
THE WEATHER J)
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, faf
Rock Island. Davenport, Mollno
Fair tonight and Tuesday; slightly
Temperature at 7 a. m., 75. High
est yesterday, 89. Lowest last night.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m., 8 milea
Precipitation. .05 inch.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m., 71; at
7 a. m.. 74.
Stage of water. 10.5, a rise of .5 In
last 4S hours.
J. M. Sherier, Local Forecaster.
Evening stars: Mercury. Venus, liars
Morning stars: Saturn. Japiter. Plan
et Veuus. 1 degree north of the first
magnitude star Regulus. handle of the
Sickle formed by constellation Leo, low
In the west.
IS LEADER IN RACE
Many New Nominations Re
ceived in 1600 Block Pop
Interest in the 1600 block popularity
contest is increasing daily. Many new-
nominations were received during the
week. Kathryn Branbander, by virtue
of hard work" on the part of friends
during the week is now leading the
congest for the $150 diamond ring with
p.oito votes. Cora Lledtke Is a close
second with 8,470 votes. Eleven can
didates have already passed the 2.000
mark and from now on the race will
be an exciting one. Votes are secured
by purchases of 5 cents or over from
the merchants in the 1000 block.
Votes are deposited at The Argus of
fice. .The following candidates have re
ceived over 2.000 votes up to date:
Katherine Branbander 9.090
Cora Liedtke 8,470
Bessie Barth 7.650
Elsie Hill 5,195
Erma Loucks 4,60
Ieona Donovan 4,575
Martha Selis 3,950
Gertrude Lewis 3.405
Sarah Wadsworth 3,010
Margaret DeKeyser 2,420
Mamie Christy 2,010
END JOYRIDE IN
AN INDIAN DANCE
Six Moline Young Men Are Ar
rested Tripping1 the Steps
of the Aborigines.
Six Moline men concluded a Joy ride
at the corner of Twenty-fifth street
and Fourth avenue early Sunday
morning, with the staging of an Indian
war dance. They had all been drink
ing, and were arrested by Officer Ber
ry and taken to the city jail.
The six came from Moline in an auto
and stopped at the corner. For awhile
they tangoed and hesitated, but these
latest steps not being sufficiently bois
terous, they soon took to the abori
gines' terpsichorean pastime.
They gave their names this morning
as P. Johnson, L. Howard. J. Ander
son, H. Smith, H. Witt and W. Smith
Thev were arraigned before Police
Magistrate Smith and were released
on promise that they would behave in
FOUR ARE AGAIN
Executive Council of Royal
Neighbors Reappoints Old
Officers Before Closing.
Four officers of the Hoyal Nlgbtbors
of America were appointed just pre
vious to the adjournment of the ex
ecutive council of the society Satur
In all at the cases the present in
cumbents were rechosen. They fol
low: Editor Mrs. Nellie Preble of Chi
cago. Legal Adviser Ulysses H. Schreech
Special Adjuster Mrs. L. Brumagin,
St. IXMliS, Mo.
Special Investigator Mrs. E. D.
Watt, Omaha, Neb.
While the executive council adjourn
ed, the board of auditors Is still in ses
sion perusing the books of the offi
cials. It Is expected that the board
will complete its work by the end of
Nebraska Heat Fatal.
Lincoln, Neb., July 13. There was
one death here yesterday when gov
ernment tberometer. In the street re
corded a maximum of 110 degrees. At
Beatrice it was 108, &nd at Fremont
Mussulman Take Another Town.
Duiraro, July 13. The Important
Albanian town of Berat was captured
today by Albanian Mussulmen insurg
ents who recently took. Korilsa,
SUNK N ROAD
New Haven Stockholders
to Sue Morgan, Rocke
feller and Others.
IS CRIME OF CENTURY
Interstate Commerce Commis
sion Recommends Prosecu
tion of Mellen and Allies.
Boston, Mass., July 13. Attorneys
representing minority stockholders
in the New Haven railroad have de
manded that the directors join their
clients in a suit to recover $125,000,000
alleged to have been wasted by the
management. Suits will be filed this
week against the estate of J. P. Mor
gan, William Rockefeller and others.
Washington. D. C, July 13. One of
the most glaring instances of mal-ad-ministration
revealed in all the history
of American railroading is the Inter
state commerce commissions' charac
terization of the findings in the inves
tigation of the New Haven railroad
financial affairs reported today to the
senate in a report of 30.000 words,
probably the most drastic in terms of
any ever made by the commission.
The New Havens directors were pro
nounced criminally negligent. Evf
dence pointing to violations of the
law has been transmitted to the dls
trlct attorneys of Massachusetts,
Rhode Island and New York and the
federal department of justice.
Reasonable estimate of the loss to
the New Haven by reason of waste
and mismanagement, 6ays the report,
will amount to between sixty and nine
ty million, and the directors should be
made individually liable to the civil
and criminal laws for the manner In
which they discharged their trust.
Mellen Under Fire.
All of the commission's strictures
were upon the management of the New
Haven system under former President
Mellen. The present management, the
report says, cooperated with the com
mission and rendered substantial as
sistance In the investigation. The re
port cites these significant incidents in
the loose, extravagant and improvident
administration of the finances of the
Boston & Maine despoilment.
Iniquity of the Westchester acquisi
tion. Double price paid for the Rhode Is
Recklessness In purchase of Con
necticut and Massachusetts trolleys at
prices in excess of the market value.
Unwarranted expenditures of large
amounts in educating public opinion.
Disposition, without knowledge of di
rectors, of hundreds of thousands of
dollars for influencing public senti
Habitual payment of unitemized
vouchers without any clear specifica
tion of details.
Confusing interrelation of the prin
cipal company and subsidiaries and
consequent complication of accounts.
Practice of financial legerdemain in
issuing large blocks of New
Haven stock for notes of the New Eng
land Navigation company and manipu
lating these securities back and forth.
Ficticious sales of New Haven stock
to friendly parties with the design of
boosting the stock and unloading on the
public at higher than market price.
Unlawful diversion of corporate
funds to political organizations.
Scattering of retainers to attorneys
of five states who rendered no itemized
bill for services and who conducted no
litigation to which the railroad was
Extensive use of paid lobby in mat
ters which directors claim they have
Attempts to control utterances of
press by subsidizing reporters.
Payments of money and profligate
issue of free passes to legislators and
Investment of $400,000 in securities
of a New England newspaper.
Political Bosses Hushed.
Regular employment of political
bosses in Rhode Island and other
Mates, not for purposes of having them
perform any service, but to prevent
them, as Mellen expressed it, from be
coming active on the other side.
Retention by John L. Blllard of more
than $2,700,000 in a transaction in
which he represented the New Haven
and into which he invested not a dol
Story of Mellen as to the distribu
tion of $1,200,000 for corrupt purposes
in bringing about amendments of the
Westchester and Port Chester fran
Domination of all affair, of this rail
road by Morgan and Mellen and abso
lute subordination of other directors to
the w-ill of these two.
Unwarranted Increase of New Haven
liabilities from $93,000,000. in 1903 to
$417,000,000 in 1913.
Increase In floating notes foom noth
ing In 1903 to $40,000,000 In 1513. ,
WOMAN TRIES TO
BLOW UP CHURCH
Worshipper at Westminster De
tects Suffraget in Act of
London, England, July 13. When
Annie Bell was arraigned today for try
ing yesterdax to destroy the famous
old church of St. John the Evangelist
in Westminster, she sard: "1 regret
the beastly thing did ot go off." ' She
congratulated the woman worshiper
who had detected her setting fire to
the 'fuse attached to a can of powder,
and said hermartness was worthy of
a better cause. She advised her to be
come a militant. The prisoner then
stretched herself at full length on a
seat, asked a woman warden to give
her a pillow and wake her when the
case was concluded.
"Good-bye, you paid bull," was her
ifarewell to the magistrate when she
Trouble in Westinghouse Fac
tories Ends All but 200
Are Taken Back.
Pittsburgh, Pa., July 13. The strike
of the Westinghouse factories formally
ended today when 8,000 men and w-o-
men returned to the shops.- All strik
ers were taken back with the excep
tion of a couple of hundred whose
places had been filled by men import
ed during the strike.
TREADWAY ROAD AND
GUN CLUB LAUNCHED
(Special to The Arg-us. )
Springfield, 111., July 13. Secretary
o State Woods today issued a license
to incorporate to the Treadway Rod &
Gun club of Rock Island, without capU
tal .stock. The objects are hunting and
fishing. The incorporators are A. D.
Sperry, E. H. Guyer and Edward B.
Republican, to Meet In Peoria.
Chicago. 111.. July 13. Peoria has
been selected for the republican state
convention Sept. IS.
Chicago, 111., July 13. Prison popu
lations are composed of deteriorated
and defective individuals who fall be
low the average physical and mental
standard, declared Dr. Paul E. Bow
ers, physician to Indiana state prisons.
to a convention here of several hun
dred alienists and neurologists from
all parts of the country. The first day
was devoted chiefly to a discussion of
protection to society from the partial
ly insane. Seventy-five per cent of
100 prisoners recently classified, said
Bowers, had a venereal diseane and of
these 65 had both kinds of venereal in
fection. Twenty-five per cent of habit
ual criminals are feeble-minded.
ROBS CASHIER ON
ST. LOUIS STREET
Girl on Way to Bank With Fath
er's Money Has Package
Snatched From Her.
St. Louis, Mo., July 13. A few min
utes arter Miss Cohen, cashier, start
ed from her father's establishment to
bank $S,000 in checks and cash, a
robber darted from a doorway, snatch,
ed the package and escaped.
, There was $1,100 in cash and $6,900
in checks, all wrapped in a newspaper
so as not to attract attention. Pay
ment of the checks was stopped.
CLENDENIN WANTS TO
BE COUNTY TREASURER
A new candidate fo rthe republican
nomination . for county treasurer has
appeared. It Is F. J. Clendenin, former
postmaster of East Moline. He is cir
culating his petition.
Dr. It, C. J. Meyer, Moline, late this
afternoon filed his petition as a demo
cratic candidate for sheriff with Coun
ty Clerk H. B. Hubbard.
REWARDS HONEST GIRL
WHO .RETURNED MONEY
Frieda Lutz, daughter of Mrs. Caro
line Lutz, 1812 Seventeenth street, the
little girl who returned five one
dollar bills, which Park Policeman.
Albert Leidel lost, has been rewarded
for her honesty by the owner of the
money. He presented her with a little
silver watch and one of the bills, and
although the reward amounted to
more than the money he lost he claims
that the honesty of the little girl was
well worth it.
FILED FOR "EXAMS"
The number of applicants who will
take the examinations for teachers to
be held here Thursday and Friday, now
totals 1, four more having signified
their Intention of becoming instructors
in schools of the county The tests
will be conducted under the direction
of Miss Lou Harris, county superin
tendent of schools.
ROCK ISLAND GIRL AND
DAVENPORT MAN WEDDED
Miss Emma Heuer of this city and
Tom Larkins of Davenport were unit
ed in marriage by Justice of the Peace
Carl Kuehl at his office on Third ave
nue this morning. Following a short
honeymoon the couple will reside in
Davenport, where Mr. Larkins is em
ployed in a garage.
WATERT0WN GIRL SENT
BACK TO STATE SCHOOL
Rose Nickerson of Watertown was
declared delinquent in county court
this morning and will be sent to the
girls' training school at Geneva. The
girl, who is 16 years of age, was re
leased on parole on July 2, under the
guardianship of Rose Salisbury, police
patron of Moline. However, she broke
the parole and her parents asked that
she be recommitted.
A year-old daughter of Anna Mueller,
who is undergoing treatment at the
Watertown hospital, was declared de
perdent in county court this morning.
She will be taken care of by her grand
mother, Mrs. John Mueller. The moth
er of the child entered the hospital on
a voluntary, commitment.
JONES IS TO WIN,
Now Confident Chicagoan Will
Be Confirmed for Reserve
- Board by State.
Washington, D. C, July 13. The
president today told callers he was
working in complete harmony 'with.a,
democratic majority in djsenate,
with one or two exceptions, wuson
said he had definite assurances, that
Thomas Jones Of Chicago would be
confirmed as member of the federal
The president today continued con
ferences with businessmen on condi
tions throughout the country. He
saw Raphael Herman of Detroit and
Joseph G. Branch, Chicago. Herman,
who was introduced by Representative
Doremus of Michigan, told Wilson that
businessmen in general agreed that
anti-trust legislation should be put
through at the present session, and
that business conditions ' generally
SAN FRANCISCO IN
AIR THE LONGEST
St. Louis, Mo., July 13. San Fran
cisco 1915, of Springfield, Mo., the
only balloon not reported landed in
the national elimination race begun
here Saturday, was last heard from
passing Dahlgren, 111., in the flight
yesterday morning, headed east. Of
seven landed yesterday the Good
Year of Akron, Ohio, made the
best record, landing at Constance,
Ky., 300 miles from St. Louis,
in an airline. Progress of the
six others was hampered first by lack
of a strong current of air and later by
a terrific storm miles above the earth.
William Trefts, aid to Pilot McCul
lough of the Uncle Sam, wired that
they were carried at one time to an al
titude of 19,000 feet in freezing temper
ature. The gas suddenly contracted
and the balloon dropped to earth,
where the mercury was near a hun
dred. Trefts was overcome by heat.
"McCullough reached for the rip
cord Just as we struck the ground with
balloon bounded back in the air about
75 feet, and on the second bound we
ripped the bag and the basket settled
on the bank of the river safely."
The balloon "San Francisco 1915,"
landed near McLeansboro, 111., at 10
Sunday morning, according to a tele
gram from Pilot Cole.
TWO GIRL BATHERS DROWN,
BUT MEN SAVE COMPANION
Eau Claire, Wis., July 13. Rose Mc
Ginnls, aged 24, and Jessie Erlandson,
aged 25, drowned yesterday while
bathing In the Eau Claire river. A
companion, Helen Bartell, of East St.
Louis, was saved.
None of the girls was able to swirix
All were caught by the swift current
and carried beyond their depth.
The girls' cries attracted two men,
who rescued Miss Bartell. v
Marshalltown. Ia., July 13. Harry
Ban ford, aged 22." a jeweler, drowned
in the Iowa river yesterday afternoon.
He was stricken with cramp, two min
ute, after entering the water.
- Winchester, 111., July 13. Robert
Jackson, aged 17, drowned yesterday
in he Illinois, river while swlmminff.
Powers Insisting That
Rebel Chief Deal With
HUERTA PLANS TO OUIT
South American Nations Disap
prove of Enforcement of '
. . Guadalupe Program. '
Vera Cruz, July 13. Four htf
laborers, under orders from Mexift
City, began repairing a two-mile gap
in railway connections between Vera
Cruz and the capital. It is believed
the first train to pass over the repaired
road will be a special conveying Hu-
erta and family to the coast. Th re
pairs will require two days at the
Washington, D. C. July 13. Mexico
City looked today as a place where the
next big scene of the Mexican situa-.
tion can be staged. W'ith Huerta about
to quit and turn over affairs to his
new foreign minister, Francisco Cap
baja!, hope was expressed that thert
might be a peaceful transfer of the
government to the constitutionalists
and thereby avert military conquest,
of the capital by their triumphant
Carranza announced his unwilling
ness to deal with Carbajal, regarding
him as a creation of Huerta. It was
strongly intimated, however, that If
Carranza, after Huerta's elimination, -should
insist upon his original pro
gram of the plan of Guadalupe, which .
provides for military occupation of the
capital, disapproval might be manl-j '
Llested .ba&cerALKuropeaa- nd SoathAw
American nations. They might refuse
to recognize Carranza unless he
showed a disposition to 'give some
Villi Returns Currency.
El Paso, Tex., July 13. Five mil
lion dollars of constitutionalist cur
rency ' and a freight car filled with
stamping machines, seized several
weeks ago at Juarez by Villa's offi
cials and taken to Chihuahua were de- .s
livered at Juarez today to a special A
representative of Carranza. It waa
reported that Treasurer Aguirra and
other Carranza officers held at Chi
huahua were at liberty, and would ar
rive on the border this week. Evacua
tion of Guaymas, on the California
gulf, was still in progress today, ac
cording to reports. Huerta troops
were waiting for transports to carry
them to Borne point in lower Califor
nia. Huerta Orders Road Rebuilt.
London, Eng., July 13. The man
ager of Mexican railways cabled today
that Huerta had ordered nim to re
construct the portion of the line near
Vera Cruz which was destroyed by
federals when Vera Cruz was occu- x -
pied by Americans.
MYSTIC MONK IS
STABBED; MAY DIE
Woman Attacks Russian Who
Exerts Great Influence ..
Over Emperor. . ' '
St. Petersburg, July 15. News has
been received hre that Gregory Ras
putin, mystic lay' monk, whose Influ
ence over the emperor was said to
be very great, was probably fatally
stabbed while visiting his native prov
ince, Tabolsk, Siberia. A woman pre
tending to be a beggar, approached
the monk and stabbed him in the
abdomen with a long- military dirk.
She gave as her reason that he was a
false prophet and was leading every
body in Russia astray.
RICH MAN FOUND
DEAD IN SQUALOR
Owner of $60000 Worth of I2
linois Land Expires ia a ,
, - Hut on His farm. "T
Danville, III.. July 13. Badly decora-r"
posed and the eyes eaten out by chick
ens, the body of William Morrow, Ut.
ing alone in squalor and owner of
$60,000 worth of Illinois land, was) I
found in his hut on his farm, north
west of here. A nephew of the dea
man made the discovery when hi
uncle did not go to his home for hid
accustomed Sunday dinner,