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ONIiV MAItlOtf PA- M DNITMT) PIMOSS IiEAS- ED WIIIE NISWS SB11- M H , VI013 ll XMMM MMttKM THE MARION DAILY MIRROR MMWM M M X M X M MMMXM W ATA TH13 NISWS A Mi X THE TIME AND X X v. WHILE IT IS X X NEWS X XXXXXXXXXXXXXXX (VOLUME XX NUMBER 125. q MARION, OHIO, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 3, 1912, PRICE TWO CENTS TCEHW AN EASTER OUTBREAK. THE MIGHTY WATERS OE P THE IWYSTERY OF POI TIE GREAT MISSISSIPP MRS. HALL GOES FREE AND ' lihiillll llf'li'",'ll m r i i, A. ' , r ilk' it ' Pancakes is Deepened Woman Restored to Her Home and Family Ties UnshakenDefense Submitted Case Without Argument Pathetic Scene. r (United Press Lonsod Wire.) iLuiicoslor, O., April 3. Wrunricd a murderers , of licr own chllJ by tho Btato's attorneys In. trial, Mrs. Nancy Hall la u free vvomuu today and fumllj tics, unshakcncd by tho trial, are mora secure than ever. A Jury required only two and u hall hours luto .last night to return n. ver dict of nqt guilty, releasing .Mrs. Hall or a charge of having caused tho death -x wf her lli-ycar-ohi tlaiightaty Itufh, by Riving her pancakes containing urso ilia Tho family V. G. Hall, two daughters, Uortha nnd Mary, and one non, George together with scores ol menus united against tho state's pros ecutors, was tho alignment through out tho trial, An Unlisitnl Lino. The trial, c'lo'sod with an unusual lino of nctlon 'by tlio defense.. Mrs. Slull's attorneys ivmlvcd their right to uiguo, tho caso 1eforo tho Jury and they ulldwed tho twelve men to retire after a most .blttur donunclutlon ol tho defendnnt by the state's attorhoys T.ho verdict only deepened tho mys tery of tho poisoned pancakes. It Is Unlikely, however, that further charges will be preferred In connection with tho cusc. Tho town clock which struck live us tho Jurors retired, 'boomed eight as they tiled buck und took their place In tho Jury box. Tho room wus' pack ed, most of tho audlcnco having stay ed In their chairs, suppcrlcss, expect ing an oarly verdict. At tho words, "not guilty," there was a 'aharp cry from Mrs. Kmmu tfleolo of Columbus, sUHcr of tho uc cOed. Tours of relief tiprang to the eyes of most of tho lonl supporter) and the faihlly party. They (fell Ihto caolt pthcrsj'urnia and embraced Joy fuJ)y, only Stopping to shako hniufs with tho Jurors as tliuym'cru dismissal, Mrs. Hall seemed leust concerned of nnyone. Tho ,t9nsu look about 'hur mouth vvusCaiinpIuntedl by a faint smllofiH ClTe wii,. lifted , to hor feet, n free'Voniun, afnl' taken vto' the home vvhluh'slio.hnB(not. soen for three Xtjrnonllw. 9u.rroun8ca ' by children, T grandchildren, brothers, sisters 'and a .few nolgh'Bors, a Joyful reunion took ifluca there which lasted well Into tho night. Never Doubted -Sho Would Ho Free. "I never doubted, mat I would be fico again," said Mrs. Hall. "Hut It In u greut relief to have It over. I was hiiipy right In the; midst of tho 1 1 tat to seo how folks' stood by mo fcut 1 am a lot happier .now." "The Bhcrlft told us," said 'Mrs. Lena Fox, of Columbus, u sister, "that wo mint not lot ipeqplo Into see her." "I rather thought," remurkod Itulph IMltcholl, another relutlvc, "that the sheriff's connection wjth this caso wa over." 71110)1011 Is secretary of tho railroad V. M. C. A. In Columbus. "Everybody como In," said Mrs. Hall. "They can't tiro me. I can't Continued on 1'ngo Three. .American Citizen and His! Release is Refused A Personal Grievance Alleged. (United' Press Loasod Wlro.) 121 1'uso, Tox., April 3. A grave sit uation oxlsts today as tho result of tho iirrest by Mexican robels in Juaroz of Powell Roberts, a citizen of El Paso. Hherlff Edwards and Chief of Police Davis of El Paso, und United Btates Consul Edwards of Juarez, havo all mado demands for Itoborts' reloaso, )iut havo failed to securo It, und tho facts In the case today woro telegraph ed to tho department of state In Wash ington. - Roberts was arrested three- days ago when he wont to Juarez. Ho Is n former El Paso policeman and was seized on what llo declares Is a "trump ed up" churgo. A Mexican, formerly u resldont of El Purfo, but now secre tary of Colonel Domotrlo Ponco, Jefo d'urmuH of tho revolutionists In Juarez, brought the cliargo. Ho asserts that onco' Hoberts entered his house In Kl Puso to scorch for arms. As soon as Huberts was scUod and thrown In Jail, he' triad to send word to his friends In Kl Paso, but failed. llo finally smuggled a nolo nut of Jull and as soon nu this reached this city tho lQcnUjuithorltlcs begun their vain efforts to get the prisoner back. Thev ullcge tlint tho arrest Is abso lutely unwarranted, Inasmuch us oven If Hoberts did search tho Mexican's house hore, ho .Is 'not subject to nr leBt for It In Mexico. They 'oclurq that the rebels aro merely trylhg to Vint u personal grievance. 1 Chief Davis went to Juarez, unarm- 'ci), early today to make anotho.- form al deinand for Itoborts' roleaso. It Is rumored, however, 'thflt tho rebels have taken Huberts to Chlhuuhua for trial. REBEL CHIEFS ARRESTS AN PROHION CONVENTION To Open Tomorrow at . Delaware Three Candi dates For Governor. (United Press Leased WIreA Delaware, O., April 3. Wjltli threo avowed candidates for governor hav ing endorsement of the delegations from tholr respective counties, and tho possibility of a dark horso nomina tion, tho stuto convention of the Pro hibition party will open hero tomor row for n two days' session. Avowod candidates Tor governor are 111. A. H. Wutklns, of Ada. candidate for vice-president of tho United States In 1908; Dr. John A. Hnedorson, of Dayton, nnd llov. It. W. Nslrn, of Xunosvllla. Tho fourth man who may lit cntctcd as a dark horso Is Daniel A. Poling, of Columbus, secretary of the Ohio Christian ISndunvor union. Poling U scheduled to innko tho key note address tomorrow afternoon. Thoro are -ITS delegates- elected to tho convention. There will bo a Joint meeting of tho stuto central and ex ecutive committees at 10 a. in.; con gressional district meetings nt 1 p. in. und tho convention proper will be call ed td order nt 2:30 p. in. Daniel Pol ing is temporary chairman with W 13. Cummlngs of Kenton, temporary secretary. An address by Pro'fessor !'. W. Lough, state clmjimim of Indiana, will bo tho flmtitro of tomorrow oventng'u session. Nominations for governor and other state ofllcurs will bo mado Fri day afternoon. , , " Through tho fulluro of tlio Prohibi tionist ticket to (poll tu least one per cent of tho total vote east for governor In lOlfr. or U.asa votes, tho Prohlbt" tlonlst candidates nominated Friday, will havo to go on the ballots !y pe tition. The law no longer recugnlKos them as a political party. The party's uomlneo for governor In 1010 polled only 7.129 voles. Koch nominee this year will havo to secure 0,322 signa tures to his petition under the law, Sonic Voted Wot. Chlctigo, April 3. 'Liquor Intercuts aro claiming victory today aa tho result of tho local option election in over ISO cities and towns of this state. Seventy-seven towns voted "dry" of which 17 rovorsud their luruvlmis status. Eighty, favored tho Mtloons, 27 of which havo been In tho "Jry" column. ItllOM'VClt Nil C'llllllCI. Xeu1 York, April' 3. Itlehard Crokor, former Tninmany iltall chief tain, today assorted thut Thooilore Hcnsevelt has no chunco In tho contest fur tho Hepubllouu nomination. "Hoosovolt has killed himself." de ilared Croker. "1'rosldent TaTt will havo the united llopubllcun party ibo hind him. Tho Democrats 'Wl'll havo to unite solidly behind their cantlMuto U they want to sln." . ' Croker declined to discuss tho Dem ocratic contest. Cov. WIKou In Illinois. Miliiiifn Atirll 3. (Plans worn an nounced today for n two days' Hying trip through Illinois to be mado by rirtvnrnni. .AV'nnilriiU "W.Mitiiti In lilu light for tho Illinois delegation to tho untionui convention, nt tuo primary April 0. Tho governor will leavo it'hlcago enrly Friday on a special train and will roturn Saturdoy evening In tlmo to wind up tho cunvpnlgn with an nd- Urets hero. Philosophical Phelix. j,AVliTHKK IOK OHIO, Vvav, i-Wiig (cmpci-ntuio tonight mill Thursday. Xe; oo - I ( S-FV-STCKX, GOVERNOR W000R0W WILSON WINS A SWEEPING VICTORY IN WISCONSIN j - " ' " ' ' ' ' ' ' ' " ' HI I I. ! I--. t COL. ROOSEVELT TO INVADE He Will he Assisted by a Number of His Friends and Try to Secure Con trol of State Conven tion. 'United Press Leased Wire.) Columbus, O., April 3. According to announcement mado today Colonel Hoosovolt and a numbor mf his friends will invado Ohio tho lutter part of April and uampalgp for Hoosovolt na tional convention delegates. HooaiVtdt's Ohio niunugur, Valtef V. Ulrown, said today tho Hoosovolt forces will light lor control of tho H'' pu'blkim state convention Juno 3 nnd 4, with tho Uoa of sending six House velt, dologates-at-lar'ge to tho untlona) ecu volition. Drown wasn't ready today o name tho outsiders who nre going to cam paign with Hoosevelt, but .ho said the list iwould lucludo a number of tin ttcnul figures. Tlio tlpeuklug dates for Hoosavelt mid tho others uro yet to bo ilxetl. Drown expects Hoosovolt to mnUo at loiist three speeches In Ohio. HOOHUVKIl' AT AH!)AN'D. Ashland, ,K'., April 3. Colonol Hoofiovott left the train hero nnd walked to tho hall, where ho spuks tun minutes to crowd of 3,000. Col. Itr.viin Abo. Coluinlius, O., April 3. V1i1b Wll 1'tiin Jennings Dryan Is mnkhv his (lying trip through Ohio, on April IS and Ifi, opposing the presidential unpl rations of tlovornor Ilnrmou, tho Olflo governor will innko a whirlwind trip through Nebraska, accondlng to an nuunoctnent by one of tho governor's oloso friends today. ' aovonmr llurmoii will apeak In Omaha and ouo or two other oltlos, not yet determined, It was stated. Tho decision to send the Ohio gov o;nor Into Nobrnska was ruaohed ut a conforonco of Harmon munagors last night. Tho Nebraska prlmnrtej aro to 'bo held Alprll 19. UAUMON IN NKHUASKA. Columbus, O., April 3. Thieo dnys previous to tho stnr of William Jen nings Hryun's (lying trip through Ohio, April 15 und 10, opposing tho presi dential aspirations of Qovornor Har mon, tho Ohio governor will ruidy to tho attacks already mado upon him by tho Nobrusklan In u speech ut Omnhn. Hluto Insurance Commissioner, Ed, Mooro Harmon's oomitulgn manager, said Hnrmou would speak at Omaha on April l'J. and this would be the only spoech he will deliver In reply to various attacks that have been muuu upon him. AT M"NT(ioMI'Jny Montgomery . AV. V . Vprll 3 -Col-Cuntlmica on Pngo Two. u mm BUS TEDDY The Ha! Ha! Indulging in Sarcasm and, a Deep Throaty Laugh Says Ho?s Second in Race. (United Press Leased Wire.) Washington. April 3. "That nmki- mo second in the race nut counting T. H.'s cMitrsts," was the comment today of Sonsior Lft Follette upon his vlutury In 'I'1' WtHoonsIn primaries yosteiiluj. 1I' liugl(td huurtlly with u tlne of iriy us ho moutloued the "contorts" and expressed great gratllleatlon mer tho results "at home." "1 received .i telugnun from my Invv partner this morning suylng we had carrlod tho slate f9tir to-one," ho add ud, "and a .-.rtaln cnudldato wasn't In It," he siiid wlth u deep throaty luugh. "The Wist "iisln VQte wiiB not n sur Uirlau to nif." cuiitimiad I.a Follettu, "but the ratio was. It Is all the more grutlMnjr Uicuuse T have not made a lngi- sutoeh thero for four yejtrs. Tho Wisconsin results em phatically ivi'ute O'O statement "I somo of my oppoients that 1 would be repudiate! at home. If I get ad Wisconsin's delegatus, thnt gives uu a total t 3U, with tho ten of North Dakota. And Just vyutch things frun now on!" I Follettf leaves hero at 3:10 this afternoon for hl wwtern stumphiR tour. Tha WisoonHln result plainly gave hhii tu-w hoar for tho western light. H will spend tomorrow In Chicago and then .speak II vo dajs In Ne'braKka. sioing fro'm there to Ore gon, AVaslilngion, and California. Mrs. La Follette accompanies him. "I will sivc out u statement to the progressives of Illinois, prolsibly at Chleugo tomorrow, but will not inako any speM'h In Illinois for tho cam paign there,' said La Follette. "I am storting th etrlp oonlldont of the re sults and In splendid phyaical condi tion." Pi'Imiii Coulrmt Labor. Columbus, o., April S. V pro.pos.il prepured by tho labor ooinmlttco of the coustltutlou.il ooiivontloi) today prohibits prison contmot labor: re quires the labeling of suoli goods "prison mado;" requires CQmpulson employment of prison Inmates lu some leiietllcUl Industry ami where an In mute bus depoudeuts his net ournlURs ure to go to them for tholr euitport. niiN' Industrial Home, Colunrbus, o., April 3. -Oovcrnor and UIiIl Harmon, Mrs. Ij. C. iLaylln Dr. Mnry F- HlaeWburn of Columbus, eijd Jlrs. James it. Hopley of iucrus are mooting with the state board o' atlmlnWtratli'li behind lowed donn (a day to discuss affairs of the Delaware I Girls' Industrial homo. Carrying The State Against Champ Clark. La Follette carries His State Against Taft By a Big Margin Socialists Lose Mil waukee. (United Press Leased Wire.) Milwaukee, Wis.. Alprll 3. With all the 22 district delegates and the four dc-lcgutos-ut-lHrgo conceded to Sena tor La Fnlli-ttu over President Taft as a result of yesterday's presidential pruforouco primary oleotlun In Wis consin, returns which woro Incom plete at noon today Indicated Cov entor Wilson, in tho Democratic con test, had secured --' of thu Uiwuo cruttc delegates. Including tho four dolegu-tos-nt-lurge. noturnj from tho sveond and ninth oongrosslonnl districts, the latter tho homo of former Congressman C A, Wolhso, who led the Clark light, In dicated Champ Clark had elected two delegates .from eneh. It wag general ly conceded Wilson had beon wiicaoss fill In nil the other districts, although the Clark managers were still claim ing fourteen delegates. Lu I'olli'llo nud Wil-on. Ullliwaukoe, Wis., April 3. Latest returns from Wisconsin's llrst stato whlo presidential preference prlmurles early today Indicated .Senntnr Lu Fol lette had elected a solid delegation to the Itepuibllean national convention over the Tuft candidacy. Supjiortors of Governor Wilson i'l the Democratic contest weru claiming 22 of the 30 delegates and were not conceding 'the four delegates clulnioj by i "lurk eupporters lu tho socond and ninth vnifcrosslunal districts. Complete returns at 10 n. in. from the fourth and llfth congressional ills trials, composing Mllwukee and en- vhons, gave the four district delegntes to Wilson. Clark supporters had claimed three of the delegates earlier In the iily. Fmnianuel L, Phillip, leader of tho Taft campaign In this stfcte todHy con ceded tho 30 dolOgstoH to La Folletto ItetuniH which woro far from com plete at noon today Indicated La Fol- lette ipolled two votes to one for T.ijL Voting throiiBliiHit tho rural ills, trlcts wnH by niurkod (bullet, no vot ing machines being used. To this Is uttrlbuteiL tho Incompleteness of re turns today. At his homo In Sllebnvgan Fulls, former Congressman Charles II. Wolsse, who led .the Clark campaign, today jjavo out a statement claiming It of tho district delegates for Clurk. Wilson supporters here were oven more optimistic claiming with animr. out certainty thnt Wilson would elect at least 3? dclogntes. FiikIoiiUih Win In "Mllwauki'o, Milwaukee, Ws., Apill 3 Swopt from oitiee by a Monti or non partlsail Continued on Page Threo. I Threatening Cairo as They velocity tarrying nouses, Barnes, Gram and the Vast Debris o! Ruined FortunesDama ges are Staggering. EAST AND SOUTH J!P-UP Against the Radical Social ism of tho West in the Re publican National Con vention An Unin structed Delegation Favored From New York. (L'nlted Press Lensed Wire.) New Vork, April 3. That the real struggle In the Republican national convention will bo over the platform uiHl tlmt ulroudy a comblnutlon be tween the south nml east to curb the west Is being considered, developed todw. Tho opening gun In the light wlW be llrod nt Hochestpr next Tues day. Plans will be framed there, in connection with tho Hepubllcan state convention which will elect tha four (lelegates-nt-large to Chicago, to carry the light agnlnst what the loaders iiv.iracterlse as "radical Socialism" in to the resolutions committee and onto tl-o Hour of the convention and to line ui state lenders from tho east and south ngahiBt the west. For the first lime lu the history of the party In the stale the spring con vention will take on national Import ance. Nicholas Murray Dutlor, ureMl- tient of Columbia university, and noted opponent of the recall, especially for Judges und the Initiative und the re ft, rendum, will be temporary chairman. FrU ivls whom he has consulted re g.iitllng his speech In that cnmelty --ild today that It will bo the keynote of tho opponents of radicalism nnd th.it It will outline the position of the Mc it mass of conservative -leaders 'of the east nnd the south. 1'oltovvlnir confeiencss between mem bers of the state committee today It was suld the Hochesttir convention pro' ably will be a two-duy uffalr nnd that piovlslon will be made for a full and free discussion on the lloor of polit les .i ml candidates. It was open ly asserted that the plutlorm to be adopted will "deplore the spread of Socialism" within the party and will denounce speclllcally nnd bitterly al most all of the doctrines which Colonel Hoosevelt 1ms recently appropriated. Many of the loaders said today that tl.ey favored tho sending of an tin- Instructed delegation to Chicago nnd providing for n conference of tho delegates on the evo of the convention to decide on a courso of action. "Tho platform nud not the candi date will be the chief consideration," leaders HJld today, "but If a majority of the delegates at Hochester wants to endorse a candldato this early its wishes will be rospeoted." hl-xir-li-d with tin Weather. Wtoubeiivlllo, O., Aiirll 2. Itemurk Ing to his wife flint thu fared the sun iwoulJ never shlno again, Isaac J. lies- ton. S3, Avent from his houso luto an oiMhulMlu;r and swallowed carbolic acid. Ho died, after explaining to a lihyslelan thut ho committed suicide bocuus ho was disgusted with tho vv cat her. An Indiana Suuliuit. Now York, April 3. Smoked und umber glasses were In dumund ut the Waldorf today following tho duxzllng appearance over the western horizon of tho human sunburst of Indiana. The huimm sunburst was Mis. C. II. An thony, who doclures no woman can bo well dresod on less than $50,000 a your. Mrs. Anthony has oh she doesn't know how many pairs of cute little slippers with diamonds set In tho heels. m-1 Hlasu poucook alley at the, Waldorf sut up, ruhlAHl lt oyes und gasped when Mrs. Anthony Mashed her dia mond heo! along the corridor. Then thoro was it rush for shelter from the gla.ro. "Looks lllo Madison Square garden til lit up." suggosted Hrondwuylte Tho sunburst wore it gown or kings blue embrolilytrod lu red. cut ruther dflpollette, -vMth s. spldor's wpb yoke thut revealed .certain little Imiu bows. Tljg gown was made In Indhtuupolls, M(S. Anthony tmM, und It oertululy attracted soma tittontlon on Urosdway. Mrs. Anthony says she Is not st Palm Hunch because she likes to wear furs nnd velvets, but no furs woro In evi dence today. Two Dajs in Illinois. Chlcugo, April 3. Colonel Itoosevell lll make a two days)' speaking tour in this state in the presidential 1 1 refer -onoo primary cunvpnlgn. TIo will ronie horo from his Ken tucky tour Saturday morning and will make eleven stlvediiled addresses to gether with about a si ore of rear Jilutform talk hi lb it d iv and Mon day. Tho primary eleitlon will lie held Tuesday. Rush by in Increasing (t'nltod Trews Leased Wlro.) Memphis, Tenn., April 3. At 1 o'clock today Forecaster Emory Is sued an unqualified .statement that tho lceej here can not hold and warned all people to ileo from tho St. Francis basin and Mltssl,p dellu. Tho pop ulation in this territory Is about 500. 000 und a great loss or llfo may ensus If tho levee breaks. Cairo, Ills., April 3. Today may det Ide the fat- of Cairo. Set In n wuste of water 50 miles wldo und with 4he 'Mississippi river hourht threatening to go over ihc lovco and flood the entire town, tho citizens have made a tireless light against the waters for two days. At dawn, tho row -who were allowed to go to their .homes lute lust night returned to the dikes today und re sumed their labor of strengthening the walls. All night long laborers, millionaire nietrhantg ,und funmers worked shouKler to shoulder In the stre -is, tilling sandbags und thn dragging them to the levee and hoisl Ing them to the six foot wall that in being added to the natural weight of tho levee. As far tin could be sen toward the Missouri shore there was nothing but water. Willi ling by the Town. The current has Increased In vel ocity and today Is whirling by the town, carrying ibarns. houues, for tunes in stored tip grulns, trees und driftwood on Its crost. S'o far t'i oltbeens of Carlo havo saved the town from great damage. Secipage 'from tho leveo bus let con siderable waiter In the town und all furniture has been moved to second lloors. Dm the disaster of (ho Hood hus been avoided. Lato yesterday several hundred women and children were sent rrom the town on a special train that managed to make Its way through (the Hooded dtrirrh. Thu women remaining today again Join ed the workers a'hout the levee by keerplng hot coffee and sandwiches constantly on band. Kvory business house in town is closed, and the res taurants have thrown open heir doors to aid In the common cause. Thu Women Helping. ' , Thousands of gallons of hot cof fee was made and distributed freo of charge. Tho women aro formal ly organised Into relief corps. The bakeries havo been working overtime in uu effort to supply ihe demand for bread bin vv hen It became evi dent today that they would not be u'ble to meet the demand, part of the women suirted tho ovens .In their homes. Tho bread shortage Is caus ed by the Interrupted train service owing to the high water. The levees north of town werodn a precarious condition last night but tons of sand was dumped behind them and It was hopert, they might withstand the awful wrush of tho waters. ' Tho dumage of the Hood 'through out tho entire valley Is staggering. Fortune-, Wlpei Out) Farmers wdulthy lust week ar to day pruelcuL",y penniless. Millions In grain has beon washod away. All soiid corn Is lost 'In tho water that spreads over farms within a radius of DO miles of Cairo. Somo of tho furmers say It will take years for tho low land to dry out sufficiently for habitation. The steamer Three States returned from a rescue trip Continued from Pago Three. HUG OUT For Recognition of Their Union at Wilkesbarre and Adjustment is in Doubt. (United Press Leased Wire.) AVllkesbutto, Pu., April 3. A chungo has tome over the Untied Mlna Work ers now uu suspension In this district, before the order I rum the national oflieers came to lay down their tools, there was little doubt thut a btrulght ten wr cent Increase In wuges wotiltl ofteet an adjustment. Tho men aro now vlgoiuits In their statements that the union must be officially reorgan ised with the chuck-tiff system, else there will bo no signed agreement be tween thu workers and operutuis. There Is nu clement In the union thut Is willing to wulvo tho check-off ut this time fur thu eight-hour duy and compromise on a ten per cent advance on nil clusscs of worlf, Thoro Is nu disorder. The otftutals of tho companies huvo not attempted to work tiny of tho minus und both sides aro waiting tho result of tho joint conference lu Philadelphia next week. ainco John Mitchell's speech hero last Sunday udvlslug the men to place till tholr I'oiillduuco In their lenders, Piesldent White's stock has advanced. This incident, and the victory for thu miners lu the bituminous region ure looked upon as Inspiring the men to stay out und fight for recognition of Continued on Pago SU. MB NOW 3 t. .IU . lisfcj; t .--r ' i .