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M' fij ml IS TARGET OF NEW BILL FILED Measure Drawn Up by the Board of Health and In troduced in Legislature Prohibtts lts Use in Public NEW GOOD ROADS BILL SUBMITTED Measure Gives Additional Power to County Boards, But Compels Employment of Competent Engineers. Des Moines, March 20.—Des Moines suffrage leaders sued a call today for all women In Des Moines who are interested in wamen's suffrage to tterid the session of the Iowa senate tomor row when the suffrage resolution will be up for passage. Des Moines, March 20.—Bills drawn foy the state board of health were in troduced in the senate and house of the Iowa legislature today prohibiting com mon drinking cups in public places in Iowa, including hotels and trains. The committee on elections today filled the bill providing for the nomin ation of judges at the primaries in stead of at convention as now. Another important bill was intro duced by the house highway commit tee.. The measure gives new powers to /•v?f the county boards of supervisors and si regulates the levying of taxes and the .-jl powers and duties of the township trus- if O of he os or an at re v* 'of the bill is the,provision authorizing boards of supervisor# to employ competent engineers who shall per form all the duties now belonging to •''.fi^the county surveyor. The engineers "M may be employed to make plans and specifications for the grading afad re '"'l pairing of roads, bridges and culverts, $• and other duties required by the super visors. The compensation of such engi seers shall be determined by the su ,:,r pervisors. A levy of not more than 2 mills on the dollar, to be known as the county road building fund, is provided in the lill. This tax shall not be levied upon any assessable property within the lim its of incorporated pities and towns, and none of the road tax shall be used in grading or bulldln? roadp within the limits of cities or towns. j- Township trustees must meet on tho first Monday in February, on the first Monday in April and op the first Mon day in November of each year. At. the February meeting they will be required to select a superintendent of dragging. employ a road superintendent and make contracts for the dragging of hiehways. At the April meeting they shall determine the rate of tax to be levied for the road work. The Novem ber meeting will be devoted to a settle ment of all the contracts made during the year. House Proceedings. T.'tf Representative, Stine this morning introduced ?. stringent bill comnellinsr the production of books, papers and documents in proceedings relating to pools, trusts and combinations. A bill also was introduced from the board of control committee permitting the placing of boys and girls commit ted to industrial schools under parole with families who are responsible. Representative Brady introduced a bill providing for a penalty of $500 or year in jail or both when one is con victed of bribine a person to place his name on a petition. Among the bills introduced in the ij house were the following: By Brady—creating the office of 5 county weed commissioner at a salary of $75 per month. By Bauman—authorizing the board of control to make laws prohibiting the public drinking cup. §5 By Shankland—providing for the establishment of municipal courts on petition of. 300 voters in cities of 20,000. Among the bills passed in the house 1 were: §rf££ Hunt's bill permitting insurance Companies to insure county and muni Ipal buildings. Senator Francis' bill permitting judges to make the penalty for forgery one year in the pen instead of ten. Neal's bill authorizing the distribu tion of 20,000 railway maps of Iowa. Bills Passed By Senate. In the senate bills were ground through the mill rapidly, fifteen being disposed of. Many of them were legalizing acts only or bills of minor measures. j, Among the bills passed were: By Bowmar —defining turpentines and oils preventing adulteration. By Cunningham—permitting the con solidation of Independent school dis tricts. By Boettger—providing for the re moval or discharge of a policemen or firemen by the civil service board fol- »ued on Page 8.) fK •C' s- mx iU OTTTTMWJL. W. S. KENYON AGAIN FAILS IN ELECTION Des Moines, March 20.— (Special)—A strenuous fight was made on the floor of the joint assembly this morning following the taking of the forty-fifth joint ballot for elec tlon of a United States senator, in which Judge Kenyon lacked but nine votes of election. Im mediately after the taking of the ballot a motion was made by Kenyon supporters to take second ballot. This was lost by vote of 84 to 60. Another motion then was made by Senator Allen of Poca hontas, a Kenyon backer, that the joint assembly meet tonight at 7 o'clock to ballot until a senator is elected. This motion lost after a hot .debate by a vote of 62 to 82. 4» The vote was: Kenyon 64 Deemer 32 Porter, (dem.) 43 Hamilton, (dem.) 6 4 Total votes cast 145 neces 4» sary to elect, 73. MANY HURT IN CHICAGO FIRE FIREMEN OVERCOME FIGHTING FIRE IN MONARCH REFRIGER ATING CO. WAREHOU8E. Chicago, March 20.—Another explo sion of ammonia occurred in the burn ing ruins of the Monarch Refrigerat ing Co. building, where last night doz ens of persons were made unconscious. By the latest accident three men 1 re ceived hurts, but as in the case of the previous victims, there were no fa.tali ties. Estimates of $800,000 loss, chiefly on butter and poultry, are confirmed. A spectacular fire started in Ware house "B" of the Monarch Refrigerat ing. company plant at '40 East Michigan street yesterday afternoon at 2 o'clock and burned all night: Twenty firemen were overcome by smoke and ammonia fumes and another was injured by jumping four floors to escape death. Three firemen who fol lowed him in the leap were but slightly hurt. A falling, elevator In jured three more fire fighters. The loss to building and contents will total $1,078,000. Of this sum the building and refrigerating machinery were valued at $800,000 1,000,000 pounds of butter at $240,000, and 200, 000 pounds of poultry at $28,000. Most of the eggs had been withdrawn from the plant, only a few carloads, valued at $10,000, being lost in the fire. DEATH 18 A MYSTERY. Man Giving Name as Dan McKegg Dies in Davenport Police 8tation. Davenport, March 20.—(Special)'—A man sufficiently conscious to tell his name, Dan McKegg, but unable to ac count for his condition was brought into the Davenport police station from the west end of the city last night with a hole in the head, thought to have been caused by some dull instru ment. He died a few hours later. The police are investigating. McKegg was a stone cutter by trade and had lived there six years, coming from Iowa City. FINDS JOLLY NOT GUILTY V* Hamburg Physician Freed of Charges of Performing Criminal Operations —Two Other Charges. Sidney. March 20.—The case of the state against Dr. Arnold Jolly of Ham burg ended when Judge A. B. Thor nell directed the Jury to bring in a verdict of acquittal. The doctor was charged with cans, ing the death of Mrs. S. D. Sturm by a criminal operation. There are still two indictments tent to commit murder. He was ac quitted at the last term of court of the murder of Mrs. Fanny Noblitt by a criminal operation. WOMAN SCIENTIST DEAD. Mme. Fielder, Authority .on Medical and Social Subjects, Dies in New York. New York March 20.—Mrs. Lawrence Fielder, a French woman known to scientists in this country and Europe as an authority on medical and social subjects is dead at her appartments In a New York hotel. She was in this country on a commission from the French government to investigate the American anti-tuberculosis campaign. .WEAVERS ON WAY HERE. Nearly 400 Coming From England to Work in American Woolen. 'MMIS. New York, March 20.—Of the 385 second cabin passengers on the White Star liner Laurentic, just In from Liverpool a majority are weavers on their way to the woolen mills of Rhode Island^ Massachusetts and Canada. They come from Yorkshire, England. 1 A oenfatan ittiiauiiartiiiM ?fv KITS RECALL Colonel Tells Phoenix Audi ence, However, it Should Not Have Been Denied Statehood. CONSTITUTION IS ITS OWN BUSINESS Says He Believes Congress Did an Injustice When It Denied Statehood on Con stitutional Grounds. Phoenix, Ariz., March 20.— Col. Theodore Rdosevelt addressed one of the largest throngs ever assembled in the southwest on the plaza here to day, his theme being Arizona state hood. Col. Roosevelt arrived from Mesa at noon, attended a luncheon given in his honor by members of his former rough riders regiment and then proceeded to the plaza. Col. Roosevelt In his speech said in part: "I regret that Arizona was not admit ted to statehood by the last congress and 1 trust that the next congress will admit it. The objection to admitting It, I tegard as without warrant for justice. Apparently these objections have been chiefly or entirely due to the fact that Arizona has adopted in its constitution the referendum, initiative and recall. Sees State's Rights Abridged "I do n6t agree with the form in which Arizona adopted the recall, es pecially aB regards tLe judiciary, but while I regret that Arizona should have adopted the recall in this fashion, I not merely admltbut nsiat, that this is a matter' imi^!i^»^pl^l^'iw» direction and that neither the-opinion of mvself nor any other outsiders has the slightest bearing on Arizona's right to the privileges of statehood. "The principles of the Initiative and referendum may or may not be adapted, to the needs of a given state under given conditions—I believe they are useful in some communities, and not in others—but to deny a territory the right of statehood because it has adopted these principles is as wrong as .to say that Vermont should not be a state because its, governmental sys tem is based upon the principle of the town meeting. If the constitution of the United States forbids the use of the referendum or initiative, then the constitution should be amended with out delay. "I am a strong nationalist, but I am no less a believer in the rights of the states whereever the rights of states, mean the rights of the people, and In this case the rights of the people in clude the rights of the people of any state to decide upon any case it deems best in this matter. The United States government is honor bound to admit Arizona under its present constitution. Oppose Recall of Judges. Now my friends, while yet the fullest way, I thus acknowledge your right to form the constitution that you have formed and to be admitted there under to the full membership in the union. I also wish it ristinctly under stood that while there are many pro visions in your proposed constitution with which most, heartily agree, there are some with which I disagree. "Speaking generally and as regards most communities .under normal con dition I feel that it Is to the Interest to the recent citizens, who want nothing but justice in its broadest and truest sense, not to adopt any measure which would make judges timed, which would make them fearful lest deriding rightly in some given case might arouse a storm of anger, temporary but fatal. Some way should be provided by which in extreme cases and after careful de exLrt.IUK against Dr. Jolly for assault with la- liberation, it should be possible to re- move ?. judge even though the circum stances would not justify his impeach ment but I think that some much wiser method than tha^Sn have de vised in your oonstira^a -hould be adopted^ wl "in any event, measure' fraught with such possibility of mischief, aB the recall of judges, as you have pro vided for it. should not be adopted until by actual experiment you are driven to it as a necessity but degret table method of doing away with some even worse evil. "The initiative, referendum and re call are not in themselves ends of value—they are simply means for the achievement of an end." BODY OF WOMAN IN RIVER Des Moines Coroner Believes Lena P. Parish Took Her Own Life. &$fl-.t>-»t'i«!i f'"' J''- I. \, fe"? !ti WAPBliLO OOlTNTY, IOWA, TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 1911 Wfd«D eW8 me rcial Association Committee Commences Dragging Highways Near City Will be Best in State The good road committee of the Ottumwa Commercial association has already started its spring campaign and have road drags working on the principal highways In and out the city. The work was started last week and the Agency road from the city limits to the Agen township line was drag ged. Madison avenue has been drag ged to the city limits and Richmond avenue has been gone over with the road drag beyond the Cummings ice house. Today, the road drags are be ing used on the Agency road to the town of Agency. The road which lies on the Burlington right of way has been bad and the committee hopes to get it in a passable condition. In drag ging the road to Agency, the commit tee went outside the township and they are hoping that the people along the route will take up the work and keep the road in good passable condition. Elm street and East Pennsylvania ave nue will be dragged to the Catholic cemetery tomorrow. Ed Manchester is helping the good roads committee by dragging North Court street. The committee has two drags working and expect to add more to this number soon. About 150 miles of the 225 miles of road on the rural routes out of Ot tumwa are being Mrs. Des MoineB, March 20.—The body of Mrs. Lena P. Parrish, 43 years old, of 1210 East Ninth street, was found in the.Des Moines river half a mile north of the Center street dam at noon yesterday. The police believe it is a case of self-destruction. Coroner James Lee, who has not fixed the date of the inquest, thinks the woman may have been mentally deranged. dragged after every rain and are getting into condition. The good roads committee expects to conduct a big campaign this season and if their hopes ape realized, Wa pello county this summer will have the credit of having the best dirt roads in the state. g": FRIAR8 TO 8AN ANTONIO. Order Will Occupy Famous Structure Erected in Sixteenth ./"'.V-HmCentury. .• San Antonio, Tex., March 20.—Upon invitation of Bishop J. W. Shaw the Francisco Friars will come back to San Antonio and occupy the ancient missions that have made San Antonio and "the mission loop" famous. It Is expected the first of the Friars will ar rive from St. Louis June 1. The first to arrive will occupy the Mission Con ception which was erected in 1731. HANGS HIMSELF BY WIRE Retired Farmer Suicides Near Adair Young Daughter Finds Body the Barn. ,/ Adair, March 20.—Hanging from a "ilrT slender wire, the dead body of Charles Krause, ag«d 65, was found in the coal house at his home here at noon Sun day by his daughter, Julia, aged thir teen. It is supposed he committed suicide while temporarily insane. S^ 'P*b£xW. 6*5 *$«* A« i» ANOTHER INVASION The Amalgamated Association of front and back yard gardeners are getlng ready for action. OLD TRIBE IS FOUND Supposedly Extinct Tribe of California Indians Located on Sacra mento River. San Franeis&v March ao^An an thropological party from the university of California under Prof. Kroeber, has reported the discovery of remnents of a supposedly extinct tribe of California' Indians near the headwaters of the Sacramento'river. The main body of the tribe, the kombos, were extermi nated in a raid in 1870 by settlers, ac cording to the members of the expedi tion which returned from the north yesterday, there are about twenty in the tribe at present. They were identi fied by arrow heads, and other im plements found in their camps, al though the aborigines themselves, are too wild to be approached. The uni versity will try to have them rounded up by a troop of United States cav alry In order that the language and ancient customs may be studied in the interest of ethnology. Numerous re ports from sheepmen that many sheep had been killed by arrows lead to the search for the Indians. CHINA TO GIVE IN Reply of Government to Russian Ulti matum Concedes Two Points Raised. St. Petersburg, March 20.—It is un derstood that the reply of the Chines? government to the Russian ultimatum Is considered satisfactory in essentials, though China will be asked to be more explicit in her explanations concerning minor points. The latest advices from Pekin made plain China's intention of agreeing to both points at issue with Russia. The foreign board stated that It was pre pared to accept the establishment of Russian consulates In the places speci fied by Russia and also to promise to take measures regarding 'Chinese mo nopolies in Mongolia which would per mit Russian subjects freedom of trade in Chinese goods as well as in the goods of other countries/,1. ./' BIG MEET TONIGHT Universities and Colleges of the East to Compete in Events. New Haven, Conn., March 20.— With teams representing most of the large universities and colleges of the east, the annual intercollegiate gym nastic meet will be held at Yale gym nasium here tonight. Harvard, Prince ton, Yale, "Columbia, Lehigh, Rutgers, Haverford and New York university are among the institutions which will be represented by the meeting tonight, It will be the first gymnastic inter collegiate meet held at Yale. NO DECISION TODAY Supreme Court Fails to Pas's on Stand ard Oil and Tobacco ,, Appeals. Washington, D. C., March 20.— Neither the Standard Oil or the tobac co trust case .was decided by the su preme court of the United 8tates to day, although many had expected one or both. The court will take a recess today for two weeks, until April 3. Whether, the great corporation cases will "come down" for two weeks from today is a matter entirely of specula tion as the court vouchsafes, no ad vann* itaimatlon of its intentions. ouner Miners of District No. 13 May Permit Pres. Rodgers to Continue Residence in City—to Take Vote. After April 1, 1012, Ottumwa will be the permanent headquarters of District No. 13, of the United Mine Workers oft America and the newly elected presi dent, William H. Rodgers, will h® P®1'* mitted to continue hiB residence in this city, if the minerb of the district take cognizance of the fact that Ottumwa offers the only logical place for the of flres of the district officials. The min ers of the district closed their conven tion in Des Moines Saturday, after de ciding to take a referendum vote of the entire union on the permanent head quarters matter, and between now and the 1912 meeting the miners of all Iowa and Putnam county, Missouri, will be given an opportunity of voicing their preference for Ottumwa,, Oska loosa, Albia or Des Moines, the four candidates for the head offices. The members of the union will also vote on the question of erecting a temple In the headquarters city. Upon a motion of Delegate Berkey of Oskaloosa, the right to choose the location of the headquarters was taken from the con vention and it was decided to leave the1 question to the entire membership. Os kaloosa, the locaticJn of the present headquarters, will retain the head of fices until the outcome of the vote is made public at the next annual con vention. That Ottumwa is the logical place for the headquarters of the Iowa min ers, is made positive by looking at s. map of the state and northern Mis souri. This city is the very heart of the coal mining industry of Iowa and Putnam county, and the further fact that President Rodgers lives here is another argument in favor of this city. The offlciai vote will not be made known until the next convention, al though the executive committee, in whose hands the matter is left,' will canvass the vote of the miners as soon as it closes. BANK ROBBERS BREAK JAIL. Men Held In Illinois for Swan Creek Robbery, Helped by Outside Friends Monmouth, 111., March 20.—Carl Car roll and Oeorge Reed, charged with the robbery of Swan Creek bank January 31, escaped last night. Friends from the outside cut a hole through the jail wall and then filed open the cells. O'Kelley Goes Home. Syracuse, N. Y„ March 20.—Con O'Kelley, Tommy'Ryan's "white man's hope" today started for New York to sail for his home in Ireland for a three months visit. O'Kelley is in poor health and his weight has droped to 200 pounds. He hopes jo re-enter the ring about August. +r II Sis %icV" Pacify Insurrectos. P' •**/,*.'UH HIS ARRIVAL Mexico City, March 20.—Firianci Minister Limantour arrived here at 10 o'clock this morning. A great crowd awaited him at the railway station. President Diaz was not present. Senor Limantour did not stop in the city but "iH went from the train directly to his sfS suburban home. If Senor Llmantour's purpose Peace 8eems Assured. Washington, D. 0., March 20.—Peace seems assured in Mexico within the present week. If certain influences now at work toward that end prove ef fective. With the arrival in Mexico City of 4 &I CTJMBER06 1 ii s, Mexican Finance Minister^ Hailed as the "Savior of Country" When Capital is Reached on Trip. HOPES OF PEACE ARE BRIGHTENED Conference Between Diaz and Finance Minister Ex- |rJ pected to Bring Plans to^ XjW: Iff waB to avoid any demonstration his plans failed, as the railway station was crowded with officials and delegations yvj of it at ha he ister as "the savior of the country." fyj Foreign Minister Creel greeted Senor Limantour warmly. Limantour to Succeed Diaz? New York, March 20.—Senor Joseffc, Yves Limantour is in Mexico City assume the presidency of the Mexican^s government, for a time at least, ac cording to Qustavio A. Madero, brother of the Mexican revolutionist leader. The retirement of Diaz, Madero says, will pave the way to a peaoeable set tlement of the revolution and the hold ing of a general election at which "a representative of the majority of all the voHrs'^wlH be elected presi This declaration waa published tita morning, and confirmed by Madero at bis hotel. The statement says in., part: "Senor Limantour, the strong man of the Diaz government, Is to succeed hi8 chief Immediately aa president, his title being 'provisional president.' He will bold office till a real and true election Is held, when regular candi dates, nominated by conventions yet to be called, will take plaoe. This is, the only way to save Mexico. "Limantour is to be president only for a little while. Then the candi dates will go before the people and. after that a representative of a major ity of all voters, will be president." 4 Senor Jose Yves Limantour, minister of }nance, President Diaz will begin a conference which it is expect ed will result in the announcement within three or four days of a reorgan ized cabinet. Minister Limantour will present an explanation of the demanda of the re* volutlonists, and of the changes in the offlciai famuy of President Diaz as well the institution of certain reforms^ are confidently expected to appease, the Insurgents. In the meantime President Taft, who arrived here this morning from Aug* ufita, Oa., will confer with Ambassador,, de la Barra, and there is good ground for the assumption that the troops now concentrated in Texas immediately will begin a series of maneuvers and re turn shortly to their posts. In addi tion, when conditions are normal In Mexico, a complete statement of thinga which actuated the mobilization of th«"v troops will be issued. Americans Taking Chances. El Paso, Texas, March 20.—"Th«/ Mexican Insurrectos Is no place fot an American man. Conditions are alt hostile to them. The federal trooptfV will show them little mercy and the insurrectos don't care whether the Americans are killed or not." H. C. Converse of Glendora, Calif., made this statement today after a visit to the jail at Juarez, Mex., where his son Lawrence, 21 years old, lodged there with Edwin Blatt of Pittsburg, Pa., is confined on a charge of pais tlcipating in the Mexican insurrection "Since the state department of the United States has made representa tions to Mexico City that the boys were captured on the American side of. the boundary, "Mr. Converse says, "the boys are better treated. They are now allowed to receive food sent from the outside." Mr. Converse expects the prlsonera will soon be released. Another Ameri can prisoner is in the Juarez Jail, Richard Brown, of El Paso who de clares he was arrested while helping the wounded near Juarez. So far as known here, the state department has made no representations to Mexico in his behalf. iihS Tom Johnson 8eriously ii im iMJ III. Cleveland, O., March 20.—Former Mayor Tom L. Johnson, who Is ser iously ill at his apartment in the White Hall, suffering from liver trouble, passed a restful night, according to a statement issued this morning. He is getting better and stronger.