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ijjt.lilii nimlii nm'i i (11 iiimttiiiiiinimniiiiiiiliiafc THE MARION DAILY MIRROR T .'I'. PAGES SECTION 1T08 iVOLTJME XX NUMBER 128. MARION, OHIO, SATU RDAY, APRIL G, 1912. PRICE TWO CENTS ONE PLACE WHERE THE BLACKHANDS SHOULD BE ENCOURAGED LIE OF SWOLLEN RIVER OFF TODAY IN ILL! jtUaMWMLijmjmiiAUjiiliiiile.';WtrnwiiiViiitmiiii iiuii'j B POLITICAL HK GOING $$ cfsO fgfc wmm ,', ' . lit , -fy !& ss fit Ur; ? Col. Roosevelt Joins the Squadrons Who Are Hunting Votes in the Great "Middle Kingdoms-Four Presidential Campaigns Un corked and There is Oratory Galore. (United Press. I.i-osea Wire.) Chicago, April C Colonel Theodore JlooseVelt In tlio mnd rnco of tlio poli ticians through Illinois toilav. Threo ppeclnl trains bearing two presidential candidates and ft cabinet officer todny arc criss-crossing the state, while the primary campaign has entered the Utago of frenzied politics. llesldethb leaders riding In specials, n scoro of minor spellblndcra traveling n ordinary trains tiro hopping from ono town tj, nnother In tho desperate battle for presidential primary votes. Besides these, ft dozen candidates for , tho gubernatorial nomination nro con ducting strenuous stntewldq- cam paigns. ltallroad traffic on half n do?en lines Was laid out' today that "political speeches" might keep on schedules nnd still pentilt'thci tlvo minute rear jtlat form speeches. ' "Tama Jim" Wilson, Kodrotnry of agriculture, from tho rear platform of n special train, took tho field Against hi former chief today. Wilson's spe cial Is running about half an hour ahead of tho Roosovclt trnln. Oovernor Wilson resumed his speak lug tour, returning to Chicago tonight to mnRb four speeches. Colonel Roosevelt Mumps the North ern see'tlon of the state today and ad dresses a big mass meutlug at Spring Held tonight. Ex-Governor N. J. IJaehelderf New Jtnmpshlcc,, Is upholding the Interests r'Presklout Taft In the primary light. Hnnntor Chares -E. . Townsond. of Mlchlg(n ' brings tho Tnft rampalgr to i clpso with a big meeting at tho auditorium hero tonight. , Senator William J. Stone rcsume'd, the campaign for Champ Clark today. WJth Ex-Governor Francis of Mis souri, Qeorgo Fred Williams of Mass achusetts, and several Other speakers, ho will address a seilos of meetings hero and In nearby cities today. LaJ'o'lIcttq campaigner tiro making luit little no.lso but tho Whionsin senator's managers hero nro expecting iii hcuv primary voto for him. Colonel lloosevelt arrived here nt 8 o'clock from tho east and departed half an hour later on tho Illinois Con . tral with leaving his car. ii $ 4 $ j ( i: : it i; :fc WIRE PLASHES 4 Vol. Roosevelt, spchklng at nock ford, Ills., today, said Lincoln Mood for tho opposite of what Lnrlmer does. Ho declared ho waa a warrior not a (prophet. Ho was vigorously cheered. Kentucky stato Republican convon itlon to be hold Wednesday Is billed for n doulblo-heador to dlvldo between Taft and lloosevelt. Prescott Smith, superior court Judge, of Cincinnati, Is reported at tho point of 'death. Ufow Jersey la said to bo strong for Tnft. Campaign opened today, i The. Jury has tho euso of Mrs. Yor mllyn, at Chicago, charged with mur der. Secretary Stlmson sent out $do,000 to bo disbursed to Hood sufferers to day. Sfcatoips From a Post Office Safe Whole Loss at Cort , land About $1,000. (United Press Leased Wire.) (Warren, O., April 0. Tho gang ot craoksmon that has gathered mpro than $50,000 from safo robberies In northern Ohio within tho Ti8t two months, added $1,000 to their plunder early today w)ien they burglarized tho ajostoftlco' at Cortland. As In the long series of crimes In Cleveland, Newark, and many smallor p!aef:s, they blow the safe qulotly and quickly collected their loot and escaped without leaving nny clow. Tho cracksmen arrived In Wurren Jato last night. Taking tho Cortland road they stolo a horso and buggy from tho farm of Dolmont Armstrong, north of this city, They piled overy blanket in tho barn Into tho rig and drove to Cortland., Thoro they Jimmied tho front door of 'tho postoftleo. They wrapped the blankets around tho safe to smother tho wound' of tho explosion, and con nected tholbattery. authoring up $100 in cash andJnpproxlinutoly $900 in stumps, tho cracksmen drovo 'buck to ward Warron. They left Armstrong's hoiso ut tho .furm whero Its ownor found It this morning, covered with lather and ex hausted. The, pofctqltlco robbery was discovered when Postmaster J O Dur jows dpciied the place for bualneay. BUSY BURG RS GATHER IE JAPAN ONLY ong FISH NO And Has no Intentions of Establishing a Large Japanese Settlement at Magdalena Bay. (United Prets Leased Wire.) Washington, April (5 -What purports t ho an explanation of .In pan's activi ties In Mexico, preputcd by the Mar quis SalonJI, premier of Japan, was Is- sited todny through tlio Jupancso onij bossy hero. While denying that Japan seeks or has sought concessions on Magdalena bny, bo says that Japanesu Imvo secured enormous fishing conees ploni on tho coast of Movlco proper. from the territory of Teplo to the' state of Oaxaca. Tho statement fol. lows: Tokyo, April fi, 1012. "So far as tho Japanese government Is concerned, there Is positively no truth in tho last Sunday's Tokyo des patch to tho effect that negotiations between Mexico and Japan wero con cluded n fow days ago for tho estab lishment Of a largo Jnpauoso settle input, (it Mjigdalona. bay. "On Inquiry, tho following fact has been ascertained which might have been responsible for the above erron tpnH loport. "jnmo jtlnjo ago the agent in Mex ico of tho Toyo Klsen Kalsha (Orien tal Steamship company) of Japan ob tained on his own record from the Mexlcnn government tho Ashing right In tho west or Mexico. Later the s.ild agent transferred the acquired right to tho Oriental Whaling company of Japan and tho whaling company con cluded with tho Mexican government on tho 17th of Octobor. 1911, a eon tract by tho terms of which the com pany has dispatched to Mexico ono or its directors with fishing exports and fishermen, numbering about ten, who a-o now engaged In tho investigation or tho fishing district. "Tho fishing district extends from tho territory of Teplo to tho stato of Oaxaca, which aa geographically no connection with Magdalena bay. "Tho teim of tho fishing right Is for ten years and has no political signi ficance whatever, It being purely an Individual Industrial enterprlso on tro part of a Jnpuneso prlvato concorn. Nor Is it ft privllego exceptionally granted to tho Japaueso subject, tho similar fishing right having heretoforo bten granted to tho citizens or subjects ot tho United States. Oroat Urltuln, Itnly, etc." Harmon to Answer ISrynn, Columbus. O., April C. Managers ot Oovernor Harmon's presidential campaign it was laarnQd hero today nro arranging speaking dates In Ohio for hjm when ho will answer tho at ita'cks ot William Jointings Tlrynn. Hry nn will make a. two days' campaign in Ohio April 1C nnd 1G In 'tho (ntorest delegate. Harmon's speeches will 'bo delegates. Harmon's spoehes will bo made tlio latter part of .April. Threo nnd iposslbly four meetings will bo held. Tho tlmo nnd places havo not yet been decided upon. A concorn In Huonos Airos, Argen tina, Is about to install machinery to bo used in a factory for producing fertilizing materials. It is proposed to utlllzo grass lioppers and their eggs, thus converting a destroyer ot (tho crop Into fertilizing material. Philosophical Phelix. OHIO WISATII13K. lucrs tonight or Sunday; folder Sunday ami In noi-tlM4t portion to. rilglit. "..".J i--- HMZ many 'iiWBT ... wMBmmBWi&m. . '' x jV' X , v . . COL. W. J. Thinks He Would Run Well and Make a Good President. (United Press Leased Wire.) Columbus, C.iUprll C ll'iesldent Herbert lllgolow, of tho Ohio coimtl tutlnnnl convontMn, Is today receiving tho congratulations of frlouds over whnt Is oonsjilorcd to Hid a. boom given liltn for 'tlio presidency of'Uho United Btato( In this week's ls.iiy of AVllllam Jenjilligs Brynn" C6ninio)idiy Kdltor lally, Mr. ilryan mid: " "Prgldent fMglow Is nqt'iindcr any lntsapprchenslon as to tho' "responsi bilities of leadership. When, In recog nition of his long light for tho Initia tive and referendum, ho was made, president of tho Ohio constitutional convention, ho did not doom It hta duty to quit fighting On tho contrary, ho fights tho harder, Ito takes tho lloor whenever necessary to airry out tho policies which gavo him tho pres idency. Ho leads, and this leadership will bo a tower of ntrength to itho pro. gfosslvn c.iuso. If Ohio wore urging him for tho iprcldontlal nomination, the, JOomoerntlc party might think It wlfo to turn to that stiiito for loader. shlri lllgolow would mnko not only ft strong candidate liut an admirable executive." Weekly llaiik Statement. New York, April C Tho weekly bank statement as Issued today Hhowt tho following changes: lSxecss cash ro sorvo, decrease $7,010,800; loans, de crease, $2,910,000; specie, decrease, $9,150,000; legal tenders, defcreaso, $2, 202,000; not deposltK, decrease, $12, Olt.000; circulation, decrease, $SG9, 000; total loans, $2,010,027,000. Tho surplus In $US3,300, as compared with $2G,ST9,22ri last year and $C,921,'JG0 two years ago. H A S Tlio l'l'osldeulial llau(llca). i rt Washington, Apiil (). Mun- A A agers for presidential booms up t' to today olalmed tho following ' (lelegutosi ri Jtepilbllcaiw. ii Delegates. In convention. 1.070, A Necessary to choice, fi3'J. A Claimed for Taft, 2S0. A Claimed for Koosevolt, 00, A Instructed for I .a Follotte. 26. A Instructed for Cummins, ! Conceded to lioosuvolt by Taft managers, 32. Conceded to Taft Uy ltooevolt managers, 3b. ContostH admitted by Tuft malingers, 12. Contests to bo uuidg by lloose velt managers, 110, leni(ciii(H. Delegates In convention, 1,002, Necessary to choice 728. x Claimed for Clark, 7S. x Claimed for Wilson, 72. Instructed for Mui-shall, 30. Instructed for Harmon, 3. x lluth tho Wilson and Clark huroaiiB claim tho 20 dolegutoa from Kansas. Tho 'Wilson man agers claim eight of the twelvo unlnstructod Mine delegatus, the ontlro (Wisconsin doIegatoH and tho ton In North Dakota, where tho Wilson people suy Oovernor llurko'K endorsement wua only a "favored 8" ro- ei cognition duuo o diucluvv ..vvr; k ...; v. X t H it ii it A A A A A A A A A A A .XJifW " BRYAN QTQIKi: RFPI ilf II (Iff M DEAN TALBOT Of Assailing tlio Character of Esther Mercy and Mulct In $2, 500 Damages. (United I'rosn Leased Wire.) Chicago, April (i. Ksther Morcy. ex polled co-ed of Chhugo university, was tml.n granted iliiiiuig(M In tho sum of J.'.OO by the Jury 'tha.t tried her $100. opo slander suit ugalnst Dcf n iMnriun Talbot. Tho Jury found that Dean Talbot was guilty of assailing the girl's huruetor In saying to her when she was dismissed front the uni versity, "I consider you no better 'than a wom.in of tho .itreets." The courtroom iyH crowded to tho doors when tho verdict vns read. .Sov- oral hundred students and co-ods, most of them acquaintances of SIIss .Mercy, wore u the corridor and when tho result u.is uunouncod a cheer was sunt up that drowned tho threatening shouts of tho bailiffs for order. llhts Mercy was in court with her gray-haired mother. Whon the clock read the words that mount vindication for her. the glr) J tun pad from her chair and fell iw coping into her number's arms. l A. few minutes lator sho sild: "I havo been vindicated. Now, no girl, no matter what hor crood or rate, can be attacked in tho wroat t'nlverslty of Chicago and flitrnclort ifroni society. I nm happy. I should have 'been sat Iwflod with a verdict of ono cent." The JurorH Who agreed upon itholr vordlct last night and went to their homes, lert tho Jury box smiling ni tho uiiiiHiiul domonstrutlon In tho court tooni. 'A crowd or students In tho corridor who tried vainly 'to get Into the room shouting: "What's tho matter with Ksthor; who's all right." Threats of arrost for contempt full oil to sllenco thorn and 'they wure flnnlly driven from tho building. Neither Dean Talbot nor any of the "fnmiitv irroun" wero lit tho court room when tlm vordlet was returned. WANTS A NI)W TltlAli. Attorney Francis Wnlker. represent ing Dean Talbot, at ones notuieti tno court that ho would lllo , motion for a new trial and fulltinr Unit, would ai) totil. This Is a verdict for Indecpucy over deconcy." Walker paid. "A verdict for the Hpeotnoular over the sta'd con. gurvatlve. It Is not founded on rea son or JiiHtlce." i Walker Intimated that the Jury was A influenced by tho foot that Miss Mercy was poor and tho University was rich and that tho uo of John D Uoekefellcr's nnmo by the plaintiff's lavvyor had u good donl to do with tho vordlct ngalimt tho donn nnd tho In stitution At Chicago university, Miss Tulbol could not bo ranched. Jler secrotnry said Miss Talbot would not submit to an Interview. Mlsu 1'Jva llobcrlson, assistant donn of women at tho unlversltv was tho Continued on Vuco l'ix- FOUND GUILTY In the Coal Mines ol Great Britain To Continue Would Dis rupt the Union Mines Will Resume Monday. (United Press Leased Wire.) J.,oudon, April (!. Tho miners' fed eration, following (i lengthy session today officially declared oft tho grout coal strike and orderod tho men to return to work Immediately. Tho decision was a great victory for tho "pome with honor" imnty In the ranks of the minors. There had been much bitter criticism of tho action of tho executive committee In deciding that a two-thirds voto wus necossury to continue tho strike, and tho radi cal element wont to today's meeting Iprepnred, If possible, to force the fed eration to ovurrldo tho committee. Tho leaders, however, plainly told those who advocated continuing the t'trlko that tuioh action would ubso lutuly disrupt tho union and that it would not bo upheld by organized la bor gonerally. This wholosomo ndvlco was accopt ett and tho initios will resume with comploto forces on iMonday. Tho voto by which tho action ot tho executive commltteo wus uphold wus not dlsclosod. The ontlro action hinged on whether tho commltteo hud been right In Its construction of tho by laws to make u two-thirds voto neces sary to continue ft strike. Uy uphold ing tltls prlnoiplo an Important proco dent has been established for Xuture uo. Aftor withholding tho voto by which 'tho strlko wus ordered, tho oftlcorsi uisiuMi.n,1 tlintr il.itnt'mllinttnll fltl miulo It public. Tho motion to hold the oxeeutlvo commlttoo ip-ovall od by U0 to 12S. Cov. Wll-on AtiuckH iy Uule aolonburg. Ills., April B.Oovornor '"oiii-ovv wiiiMiii auvrossod an lm- monso crowd In th- "urllngton dtuot lmru doduv in sunort of his Mindldaoy for tho DonioinMlu presldontlul noni- imitlon. dlo ndo a vitriolic miaou up on piosont methods of selecting onn dldatos for olflce In moft stutes, which, ho doelurod, perpotuuted "nm rulo." n ftdliiwod with tt strong uppoal for ihi, rnnanihllslunent of 'tho "rulo of tho people." niulinv F. Malono. assistant corpora tlon couimol for tho city of Now York. ti mombor of Avllsons pariy, in a short tuoeoh, bitterly uenouucou tno illght ot tho Hearst Moment of tho party on Wllin In this btuto. William T Uft Follotto. a 'brother of tho pro. grosslvo Itopiiblican laudldnto, also u mombor ot tho partv, spoko for WIN son. Tlio hfeh Pliee of buttor has cnusod boycotts ot this t.imo noeessiij' or luxury, na tho boycotters regard It In various parts of the country. In Chi cago tho consunution of butter Is said i.i i.,iv fniiHii oft 30 per cent, "during ono wook an a. result of the -boycott. BR0KENE11KMKY. Yesterday, Deluging one Hundred Thousand Acres of Cotton Lands Gap 150 Feet WideWa ters Rising at Cairo With a Stage Now oS 54 Feet. i PEOPLE CHEER La Follette as He Leads the Great Battle of the Peo ple Again3t the Mam monites The Hero of Republicanism. (United Vress T.nascd Wire.) Oiniihe, Neb., April 0. Honator l.a l'"olletto spoko to three groat depot nutlloncos at Sehrlbiier, Hooper and West Point today In splto of the p'oomy wotither and Intermittent rain. Hundreds of farmers and tsolr wives diovu miles to hear tho senator nud he rocolvod ovntionn that vied with bis Friday's receptions. At Fremont, a crowd waited SO minutes only to llnd that 1m Follette (Mild not speak there until thin after noon. Tonight the senator will return to speak In Omaha over tho sumo route hi took today. At tho same tlmo no is udvocnllng his progressive policies to voters, liU daughter, Miss Folft l.a Folletto will l'i disseminating surtrago principles nt the Y M. C. A. Tho senator will mnko a few n marks to his daughter's audi- cue before going to tho auditorium. Mrs l.a Follette. who Is accomplng her husltaiul, will also speak at her daughter's gathering. Thieo tliniisHiul ponplo hero last nU'ht cheeied I.u FoUotto's assertion that this was tho most critical period ,u American history and tho tlmo for the peoplo to awaken nnd tnko tho government of the country Into tholr own hands. Ho declared thut sena tors and congressmen In many sec tions did not Rervo tho peoplo but the moneyed povwus. HeforrltiK to his candidacy, T.n toi lette- suld that ho wan In tho nice to stny and at no man's bidding. "I will not keep still; I will not swervo n Inch; I will go on fighting as long a" l nave nrenin, no num. Iu Folletto declared that his friends when ha was In their hands, had de clared him to bo a disabled loader. "Thev said to tho peoplo that I was a disabled engine and should bo put en tho sidetrack; that I was a dis abled football captain and should bo carried from tho Hold. "I rofuso to bo carried from tho. field," ho cried. "If I am disabled It will bo lVca"su T was slugged by own team. TIiqh'""- er t am fighting Is too great fO me io mnko mistakes," ho said. 'IV Mnr endorsed woman's suffrage THE Trembling on the Brink Bl ouse of Staggering Pkt and Other CaiMtS (United Pre' leased Wire.) -,,,.. U. !?...,. r?prll 0, Fresh fear for "tho wrwB r tho tud,)ro 80Vm erninont 'Jco wuh furnished tho .ldmlnJrtitlon today vvhon an oftl clul rnt reported thut tho ropublio nQi fuces a stuggoiing debt of ap "oxlmatoly $1,000,000,000 in claims for damugo suirtulnud 'by foreign In vestors, (Moroovor, KnglUh. Oorman and Fronch intorcstH aro waxinjj wroth because tho Unltod Stato, iho only governnient lesorving tho light to In 'tenfore. has Hilton no uetlon to safo tiimnl their nroporty. Looting ot threo largo wholesale stores ot Kottloson and Degotau. In northorn Mexico, has cost that German firm $700,000 Uurnlng or unugo, volllng stock and dostructlon ot trucks, In thu basis for u claim by nil English Mjiidlcute, mvnluir tho Mexlouu omn- western rnllroud, ot iniiuons or dol lars. Other Englishmen aro claiming (big damages on tlio Tluiiuanitio coiion tphintntlou, north oi" -torreon. Continental llubber company, which owns two million acre nour Torrooti, demands nn enormous sum. Tho Guggenheim smoltgrs at lor reon, Escaloii mid Chihuahua branclies ot tho American "Hinolter trust," have 'been damaged to tho ox- A alms for the 'death ot torelgnura timt oi miiiiii ' "" wil add nn enormous sum. 1'arral Captured. El Paso. Tox, April 0 Following two nttompt during tho nfeht to blow up tho Moxlco Northwestern railroad brldgo botwecn Juarez and Kl Pnso. American soldiers 1iavo boon posted Continued on 1'uko Threo. mm MADERO GOVERNMENT (United Press Leased Wire.) i.Momphls, Tonn., April C. Tho big glvernmont levoo below Hickman, Ky., let go late yostorday and today tho entire Iteelfoot lako district is flood ed. Tho second break fairly com pleted tho work of destruction start ed Wednoidny. Reports of heavy loss' ot life as tho result of tho new flood have not been confirmed. Tho section Is thickly populated, however, and many may havo 'been caught by tho rushing wnters. The wuters were rapidly Hpreadlng over the rich funning country today and tho ontlro urea Inundated Will be 150 square miles. Went Out Willi u Hoar. Th0 levee went out tato yesterdaj with u roar that could bo hoard for miles. For days men hii'vp been en deavoring to strengthen th0 Weakened point, but u high vvludi'driving tho water ugalnst the, dlko ibri bwny the reinforcements and the waters rush ed through, tearing u holo ICO yards Wide, Over 100 men wero maroon fit on the lower end ot tho levt'o when 11 let go, but wero loscucd In boats. The retfldciits of tho Iteelfoot district, have had several days warning to; flee and It U behoved most of them had left for higher ground before the waters reached their homes. For miles and miles about Hlclunun all ono 'cuu sco Is water, with hero nnd there tops of houses, barns and sheds appearing above tho waste. Danger of an epidemic whon tho waters rocedo is Increasing as dead livestock is now floating on tho crest of the llood. Quicksand Is forming In many places about lllukmuu and Now Madrid, Mi and houses uru rapidly sinking. Muny Siinniv Miles. Illcltman, Ky., April 0. Ono hund red thousand acres of cotton land worth $100 mi acre Is submerged to duy between tho Illclomun hills and, Tlptonville, Tonn,, as n result of tlinj brenk In the big govermnont levco south of horo iftto yesterday. An additional $200,000 WUs tacked onto the tlooi damage In this dis trict today as a' result of tho unfair, In and around Hickman the damugo up to date Is estimated at nearly 1. 000,000. Ilunutrods of men who havebcon flghtln to save the levto since "early in the week gt their first undisturb ed sleep laK night. When tho gov ornmont le broke, causing them to ile0 for lelr lives, they sought rest in tho ' Tho' ureal: swept out tho last re mnlring; protection In his district. iit for tho -'act thut u heavy wind (lished the waves against tho levee. ? la bellovcd that the big dlko would btlll be lntuct. Tho break was six miles below Hickman. Tho wntor had a full ot seven feet and soon tore a gup 150 yurds wide. lrerliisr Tajvco Fragments. Itoullzlng tho lmportunco of pro serving as "much of tho lovco frag ments as possible, sundbugs aro still being piled on tho embankment as rapidly as they can bo secured nnd boated to th0 threatening spots. Continued xn Pngo Tlvo. BOTH TAFT UNO THE COLONEL Dodge the Monstrosities of the Aldrich Tariff Law. Tariff Used to Gouge Profits Out of Consumers. r (United Press Leased Wire.) 'Washington, April 0. (Bpcolal.) A perusal of tho "llteraturo" Bent out dally by proas agonts of both Mr. Tnft and Mr. Koosevolt reveals that these candidates for tho Jionor of loading their party aro making a lot of nolsa nud kicking up a lot of dust about everything oxcopt tho ono thing that is going to bd tho real lssuo ot tho coming campaign, namely, tho tariff. Democrats Not Afraid of tho Tariff. All tho Democratic candidates aro not only willing, but anxious to tell tho poopto whero they btand on tho tariff. Look to tho Opposition head quartors for a dlsuusslon of the vital subject, and you aro sreotod with a sllenco so thlok that it could bo cut with a knlfo. Mr. Roosevelt Is busy trying to nrouso tho peoplo with tho "rocull ot Judgos" lssuo, and .Mr. Taft Is trying his best to stand pat. Tlio Democrats, on tho other hand, nro citing fucts und figures to drlvo homo tho one grout truth thut tho cause or tho present high cost of living in tills country 1 duo to tho high tariff wall, and to that nlona. (Jnuglng Coustiijwrfl. , So appurent has It b:oino that tho tariff trusts havo been uolpg tho tarlft nil thoso years us a weapon to gouge protlts out of tho consumers of tho land, that It Is next to pathetlo to hear Continued on Thro live, mini in i it"-