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SIXTIETH YEAR. NO. 22.
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 1910. SIXTEEN PAGES.
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Statement of Editor of
Outlook on Election
T. R'S. PART PRAISED
Standpat Leaders in Republi
can Party Are Flayed as
Factor in Landslide.
New York, Nov. 11. Dr. Lyman Ab
bott, editor of the Outlook, of which
Roosevelt is contributing editor, today
gave out as his (Abbott's) interpreta
tion of the recent election embodied in
an editorial to appear in the next is
sue of that publication.
Rome ! Rtiaonn.
Among other reasons given for the
"Popular dissatisfaction with pres
ent conditions, especially with high
'Indignation at the manifest control
by special interests of tarifT revision,
and still more at the defenses and
eulogies of the tariff bill;
"Wrath at corruption and hypocrit
ical .pretenses disclosed in certain in
fluential republican circles, coupled
with forgetfulness of the fact that ex
posure and prosecution were furnished
"A growing conviction that there
was an alliance between special inter
ests and the republican oligarchy, with
the belief that the easiest way to hit
at it was by voting with the opposi
tion "'The fact that the republican party
was divided, while the democratic par
ty, freed from the traditions of Cleve
land and the personality of Bryan, was
fpr the first time in years united."
Abbott decries the attempt to blame
the result upon Roosevelt, and calls
attention to the fact "that the greatest
falling off in the republican vote was
in Pennsylvania, where his voice wa3
not once heard in the campaign.
Saw It Coming-.
Continuing he says: "The simple
fact is a democratic triumph was pub
licly predicted by both democrats and
republicans eight months ago, and was
foreshadowed by the enforced retire
ment of Aldrich and" Hale from the
senate and by the Maine election in
September. ' Roosevelt was called on
to save the situation. He responded
to the call but could not turn the tide.
Given Fall Credit.
"He did sometfling more important
H heartened the progressives in his
own party, carried forward in his own
6tate work of party purification so well
begun by Hughes, and did something
to inspire with a spirit of genuine and
national democratic progress the par
ty of his political opponents."
Teller in . Pleased.
New York, Nov. 11. "The result of
the elections generally is a splendid
thing for the country," in the opinion
of ex-Senator Teller of Colorado, who
is in New York for a meeting of the
congressional monetary commission.
"We are going to get back to the
same conditions we had up to the last
10 years," says Teller. "This protest
against the new nationalism shows the
people haven't much patience with the
idea. They had the question up many
years ago, when they gave it a quietus
that has lasted until lately. In my
opinion the people want the govern
ment run on the old-fashioned lines."
Carroll's Plurality 1.16.
Des Moines, Iowa. Nov. 11. Gov
ernor Carroll's plurality for reelec
tion is 19,169.
nohertj- foneedes Defeat.
Milwaukee. Wis., Nov. 11. A spe
cial from Ia Crosse says John F. Do
herty. democrat, candidate for attorney
general concedes the election of Levi
H. Bancroft, republican, by 5,000.
C'harare Drmnrntii VMlh This.
New York. Nov. 11. Cheerful
democratic leaders here were able
today to show that the democratic
imds-lide of Tuesday has already
been followed by an important de
creioc in the cost of living:. - Their
evident e was in the shape of a state
ment from the poultry markets,
showing quotations on Thanksgiv
ing turkey are 2 cents a pound less
than they were a year ago. Last
y at the New York housewife paid
25 to 35 cents a pound for turkey
Thanksgiving time. This year the
price is 23 to 32 cents.
127 BUSHELS TO THE ACRE
New England Grower Sets Mark in
Corn Knising and Wins liize.
Worcester. Mass.. Nov. 11. Per
.oy G. Davis of Granl set a new
world's record for corn production
ind was given a $500 award by the
s'ew England Corn exposition judges.
The record was made on one acre of
land, from which Mr. Davis harvest
ed 103 1-4 bushels of crib dry yellow-
flint corn. His yield at harvest
luiue ASS 127 busnala of shjillfid on
Fair tonight and Saturday, warmer
Saturday. The lowest temperature to
night will be about 25 degrees.
Temperature at 7 a. m., 21. High
est temperature yesterday, 3", lowest
last night, 21. Velocity or wind at 7 a.
m., 8 miles per hour. Precipitation
none. Relative humidity at 7 p. m.'
52; at 7 a. m. 87.
RIVER BULLETIN. -
St. Paul ; S .1
Red Wing .4 .0
Reed's Landing .6 .0
La Crosse 5 .0
Prairie du Chien 8 .0
Le Claire 2 .0
Davenport 10 .1
Nearly stationary stages in the Mis
sissippi will continue from below Du
buque to Muscatine. J. M. Sherier,
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun sets 4:42, rises 6:40; moon sets l:05i
a. m.; 4 p. m., planet Mercury at de
scending node, crossing sun's path
downward; 9 a. m., planet Mercury In
superior conjunction with the sun,
passing from west to east of that body
on the farther side, thus changing from
morning to evening star; after mid-
night In east Leonid meteors to be
ROOT IN TRIBUTE
TO LATE JOHN HAY
Delivers Principal Speech at Dedica
tion of Memorial Library at
Providence, R. I.. Nov". 11. The
life and influences or tne late Sec
retary of State John Hay In the
fields of diplomacy were eulogized in
an address of United State Senator
Elihu Root of New York, at the ded
ication of the John Hay library at
Brown university today. Senator
"High credit is due to a country
that can appreciate such a man as
John Hay. that has justly estimated
his merit, has valued his service,
and honors his memory. A people
capable of this have something about
them too fine to permit them to be
given over to the worship of merely
material- things. - It . wontd --bel-flV
cult to conceive of a sharper -' con
trast than that between the charac
ter of Mr. Hay" and the , confident,
thick-skinned, self-assertive, pushing
hustling character ordinarily asso
ciated with success in the practical
affairs of this hurly-burly world. The
note In his daily life which most
challenged the attention of an ob
server was that of extreme refine
ment, sensitiveness and reserve. He
was unassuming, retiring, self-effacing.
He was thoroughly demo
cratic in his sympathies and convic
tions. He took men at their charac
ter -alue, without regard to place
or power or wealth. He was indif
ferent to popularity, while he was
keenly alive to the approval of all
those whose judgment he respected
and whose friendship he valued. His
life was his own and he shared it
only with those he loved. He never
put it In evidence at the bar of pub
lic opinion or entered it In compe
tition for the prizes of public life.
The proud modesty of his selfre
spect made it impossible for him to
testify in his own behalf or to allege
his own merits. He left others to
judge what he was and what he ac
complished, without even aid from
hits, while his generous and loyal
nature was never weary of giving
credit and praise and honor to his
associates and contemporaries to the
extreme limit of their deserts."
Memphis, Tenn., Nov. 11. D. F. M.
Schas, president of the Continental
Savings bank, a widely known finan
cier, shot and killed himself today.
WANTS BOUNDARY FIXED
Minnesota to Brinif Suit Against Wis
consin Over Lake Ifrpin Line.
Washington, Nov. 11. Minnesota, it
I is mnderstood here, will request per
mission of the supreme court of the
United States to institute suit against
Wisconsin in order to determine the
boundary line between the two states
in Lake Pepin. A suit is contemplated
in order to avoid conflicts over the
enforcement of fishing regulations on
the lake because ot uncertainty as to
Lansing, Mich., Nov. 11. With
smallpox reported in 30 localities in
14 counties of Michigan and state
troops ordered to act as quarantine
guards at the state home for the fee
ble minded at La Peer, where there
are 25 cases and six deaths, the health
officials in every part of the lower
peninsula are engaged In a desperate
f.ght to prevent a further spread of the
Party Headquarters in
England Suddenly As
CRISIS IN MINISTRY
Failure to Agree on Settlement
of Controversy Between
Two Houses Cause.
London, Nov. 11. Following last
night's announcement of the failure
of the constitutional conference, there
was today the greatest activity at all
party headquarters, preparing for the
We Always Did Get the Worst of it in These Turkey Raffles
possibility of an almost immediate gen
Would Wind Vp na.lnrii..
While the government stalwarts fa
vor an immediate appeal. Premier As
quith favors winding up the business
of the parliamentary session before
the resignation of the cabinet is sent
to the king.
Much will depend on the attitude of
the Irish and labor parties upon the
reassembling of parliament next Tues
day. v Fall to Aftrre.
The prospect which Great Britain
faces at present is due to the failure
of the conference appointed soon after
King Edward's death to agree on a set
tlement of the controversy between
the house of lords and the house of
This conference was named to find
a way out of the difficulty over the
veto power of the lords with reference
to measures passed by the lower house
a difficulty aggravated by the re
fusal of the lords to pass the budget.
Announcement of the failure to find
a solution for the dispute which has
kept politics in a turmoil for more
than a year was made by Premier As
quith last night after a meeting of the
cabinet. ' which followed the earlier
gathering of the conference.
OTHERS FURNISH A PART
English, German and French Ranks
Help liaise Chinese Loan.
. London, Nov. 11. An agreement
was signed yesterday by which Eng
lish, German and French banks will
participate in the loan of $50,000,
000 which an American syndicate
will make to China.
Representatives of the European
banks and of the syndicate have been
in conference on the matters since
Wednesday. The agreement pro
vides also for the cooperation of the
signatories in the matter of future
loans to the Chinese government and
mutual participation therein.
The banks concerned are the Mor
gan houses, the Hongkong and
Shanghai Banking company, the
Bank of Indo-China and the Dutch
East Asiatic bank.
Sawmill Boiler Blows Up.
Kenton, Ohio, Nov. 11. Four men
were killed here today by the ex
olnalan of a hnilar at a. sawmill.
FIVE ARE SHOT
DURING A HOLDUP
Three Bandits Fail in Attempt
to Rob a Saloon at Cicero,
ONE FATALLY WOUNDED
Three Persons in "Place Also Hit and
Policeman Who Joined in the
Fight Will Die.
Chicago, Nov. 11. Five persons
were shot, two probably fatally, in an
attempt early today to rob the saloon
of Louis Belmont in the town of Cicero,
near here. Three bandits made the at
tempt at robbery, and when the saloon
keeper fired on them, a revolver battle
began. One of the burglars was shot
through the head and may die. Po
liceman John Kane, who ran to the aid
of Belmont, was shot through the body
five times and probably will die. Miss
Millie Coller, a waitress, was hit by
a bullet while in an adjoining room.
Her nose was shot off. Belmont was
hit by two bullets, but the wounds are
not fatal. Fred Cobbs, a patron, was
hit by three bullets, but not fatally in
jured. I Wan Climlna; IMnre.
j Belmont was closing his place for
i the night, when the bandits entered
j with drawn revolvers and demanded
! the contents of the cash register. Bel
mont opened the register, at the same
time seizing a revolver. As he whirl
ed and opened fire, Cobbs, the patron,
also drew a pistol and began to shoot.
Before tho robbers got' out of the
building Cobbs had been shot down,
the waitress wounded, and Belmont
Center Fire I pon Kane.
Toliceman Kane took tip the firing
outside, being only a short distance
from the fleeing trio. They concen
trated their fire upon him, and when
two of them got away In darkness
Kane lay mortally wounded a few feet
from where Belmont, weakened by his
wounds, had fallen, and one- of- the
burglars was lying in a heap, shot
through the head.
!Sy Two win nie.
At the hospitals where the wounded
where conveyed it was stated neither
Kane nor the bandit who had yot been
identified could live.
Study Infant Mortality.
Baltimore, Md., Nov. 11. Many pa
pers relating to infantile mortality
were read today before the convention
of the American Association for the
Study and Prevention of Infant Mor
tality. Names Postmaster's Secretary.
Dayton, Ohio, Nov. 11. Howard
Marshal, of Dayton, was today ap
pointed secretary of the National As
sociation of Postmasters, first class,
by President Withoft.
NOT BE MERGED
Cincinnati. Ohio, Nov. 11. Revers
ing the decision of the general assem
bly of the Presbjterian church in
America, the superior court today de
clared illegal the proposed merger of
the First, Second and Central Presby
terian churches of Cincinnati. Prop
erty valued at $750,009 is involved.
Jury Convicts Chicago Ne
gro on Finger Prints
FIRST CASE OF KIND
Convinced That Thomas Jen
nings Killed Clarence A.
Hiller Sept. 19.
Chicago, 111., Nov. 11. Marking the
first conviction on finger print evl:
dence in the history of this country,
Thomas Jennings a negro, yesterday
was found guilty in the criminal court
of the murder of Clarence A. Hiller on
the night of Sept. 19. The jurors felt
so confident of the guilt of Jennings
that the first ballot resulted in a unan
imous vote for conviction, with 11 jur
ors demanding the death penalty, on
the third ballot the sentence of death
Will nti to Sgprrraf Court.
Counsel for Jennings asked for a
new trial on the grounds that finger
print evidence should not be allowed.
As a result it is probable the supreme
court would -j asked to rule upon the
use of such evidence. Judge Kava
nagh, who presided, declared when ob
jection was first made to evidence pre
sented, that in his opinion the mur
derer of Hiller wrote his signature
when he rested his hand upon the
freshly painted porch railing at the
Print Were Photographed.
Following the murder of Hiller, this
porch railing was sawed oft and taken
to detective headquarters where photo
graphs were made of finger prints in
the paint. These photographs w,ere
enlarged and were compared with new
imprints of Jenning's left hand. Ex
perts certified there were 33 points of
similarity on the first three fingers of
the left hand of the murderer of Hiller
and that of Jennings.
Hiller Slain In III Home.
Hiller. who was chief clerk in the
Chicago offices of the
railroad, was shot to death In the front
hall of his suburban residence at
Washington Heights, 111., by a negro
FAILS TO FIND POLE;
SUICIDE IS ADVISED
Japanese Newspapers Show No Mer
cy Toward Native Kx
plorer. Victoria. B. C, Nov. 11. Lieuten
ant Shiraz, organizer of the Japan
ese expedition to the south pole an
nounced to sail Nov. 15 in the steam
er ' Tensho Maru of 200 tons, has
been called upon to commit hara
kiri by the newspaper Yamato of
Tokio because of his failure, accord
ing to advices brought here today by
the steamer Inaba Maru.
The explorer, however, does not
see any necessity of acceding to the
newspaper's request that he kill him
self. Some other vernacular papers
charge graft in the purchase of his
vessel, for which $17,500 was paid,
alleging this to be more than twice
BIG RACE OPENED
Knipper in Lancia Wins Prize
in the First Contest on
TIME IS NOT EXCEPTIONAL
Albert Fuchs, Mechanician, Killed
and W. H. Sharp, JJriver, In
jured in Practice.
Savannah, Ga., Nov. 11 Knipper,
driving a Lancia, today won the
Tiedeman trophy and fl,000. Tlie
time for the 190.3 miles was 3 hours
15 minutes 22.67 seconds.
Dawaon Wins Challenge Trophy.
Savannah, Ga., Itov. 11. The Sa
vannah challenge trophy and $1,000
(276.6 miles) was won by Dawson
in a Marmon in 4:23:39.96.
Speed Mania Takea Toll.
Savannah, Ga., Nov. 11. Speed
mania collected its first toll of life on
the Grand Prize automobile course
yesterday. Albert Fuchs, a young me
chanician, met instant death and W. H.
Sharp, driver and owner of the car
bearing his name, was seriously In
jured when the powerful machine
swerved from the road and crashed
into a barbed wire fence.
Sharp had his car on the course for
practice. He had made several laps
at high speed when the accident oc
curred. All had seemed to be well
with tha car, and the cause of Its dis
aster Is a mystery. Only Sharp, It is
thought, may be able to shed any light
upon it, and he is lying In a hospital
and Is unable to make any statement.
I,ont Control of Car.
One theory Is that Sharp took a
curve on the back stretch in Ferguson
avenue at too high speed, thus losing
control. Another Is that a tire blew
out, causing the driver to lose control.
The latter theory is supported by the
fact that the left front tire was strip
ped from the wheel.
Government Bureau to Send Expedi
tion Here to Explain Kcs
Washington, Nov. 11 The bureau
its rescue cars to be sent into the
middle west will arrive In Chicago
on Nov. 14 and will go from there
to a number of Illinois mining
towns on the way to Rock Springs,
Wyo. The car will be in La Salle
and Rock Island on Nov. 15 at Sher
rard the next day and then to Rock
The car will be under the charge
of Sumner N. Smith, a mining en
gineer, who will be assisted by a
representative of the Red Cross.
They will give demonstrations in the
use of rescue apparatus and will
take the preliminary steps looking
toward the organization of rescue
companies in all the mining towns
FOUR MINERS DIE
IN AN EXPLOSION
Cause of Accident in Montgomery
County, Illinois, Is' Xot
Hillsboro, 111.. Nov. 11. Four miners
were killed and lo injured by an ex
plosion today in the Shoal Creek Coal
company's mine at Panama, Montgom
ery county. The cause of the explo
sion is not known.
Later reports from the mine are
to the effect that 10 men are still
entombed with little hope of rescu
ing them. The company denies
FALLS IN VAT OF PAINT
Workman at Plow Company Plant
Ha Unpleasant Kxpericnce.
One of the men employed In the
paint shop of the Rock Island Plow
company yesterday afternoon had
the misfortune fall into a vat of
green paint. Uy the time he had
been rescued from the vat his skin
had changed color and he was a
i behold After several baths
inciuuing not. ana roia water anu
mud. he wended his way to a phy
sician for examination. It was found
that with the exception of a slight
change of color that he was all right.
He returned to work this morning.
HE IS SLAYER
Chicago, Nov. II. Iigh Rhodus,
who, when arrested at East St. Ixut8
recently, confessed to the murder of
William F. Michaelis and Anton Hel
big at Chrcago, today declared his
East St. Iouis confessions were made
under duress. He denied committing
The prisoner was taken to the scenes
of the two murders today. Albert F.
Schroeder identified Rhodus as the
man who had attempted to rob him
and who shot Helbig when the latter
came to his assistance.
Governor of Texas Orders"
That an Investigation
NOW QUIET IN MEXICO
Authorities Determined to Pre
vent Further Outbreaks
Washington, Nov. 1L Word has
been received at the state department
that an inquiry has been instituted by
Governor Campbell of Texas Into the
lynching of Antonio Rodeyguez at
Rock Spring, Nov. 3, which caused the
anti-American demonstrations In Mex
ico. Maintain Qotrt.
Mexico City, Nov. 11. Repressive
measures adopted by the Mexican au
thorities prevented yesterday a repeti
tion of Wednesday's scenes in this city
and' resulted in a day of comparative
tranquility. An attempt by the demon
strators to gather late yesterday after
noon in the neighborhood of the New
National theatre was discouraged by
the mounted police, who kept the
The foreign office has assured Am
bassador Wilson that there will be no
repetition of the rioting. Strict orders
have been given the police. Minister
Creel paid, to prevent by vigorous
measures, if necessary, gatherings of
any description in the streets.
. Makm Verbal Rrpl?.
Visits were exchanged between Min
ister Creel and the American ambas
sador during the day and a verbal re
ply was, given by the former to Mr.
t'CrfsoA's" urge'nl!1 message of Wednes
day concerning the Insult to the United
States flag and to American citizens.
What the nature of the reply was Mr.
Wilson declined to say, but intimated
that the same, when put into writing
and formally transmitted, would show
a proper attitude on the part of th
rwapaprri to Be Sapprtaar4.
Assurances were also given that sev
eral newspapers whose utterances havi
incited the demonstrations which de
veloped into riots will be suppressed.
One of the latter. El Pals, yesterday
printed a suggestion for a boycott
throughout the republic.
Another, El Diarlo del Hogar, pub
lished a picture depicting the Mexican
people clubbing Uncle Sam, while in
the background was pictured the burn
ing of Rodriguez at Rock Springs,
Texas. These papers are of limited
circulation and ordinarily wield but
TO REDUCE CABLE RATES
Clarence If. Mackay Say Plan If
Ileing Worked Out.
Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 11. Inquiry
having been made of Clarence H
Mackay. president of the Commercial
Cable company and the Postal Tele
graph Cable company, as to the ru
mors of a pending reduction In cablt
rates. Mr. JIackay said: "The Com
mercial Cable company has been al
work for some time past in formulating
a plan by which the rates for cable
grams sent by the general public, in
other words, cablegrams In plain Ian
guage as distinguished from code lan
guage, be reduced about one-half
That plan has now been worked out
and inasmuch as It will require the co
operation of the telegraph lines i
Europe, where the governments owl
the lines, our plan Involves a propoi
tional reduction in the land line ratri
charged by the European government?-,
and hence the cooperation of tbeiM
governments will be necessary. A"
present the cable rate Is 25 rents pei
word. The proposed plan Is to chare
12V2 cents for every five letters Jr.
that class of cablegrams."
TO SEND LETTERS BACK
Mail Hearing Sender' AiMre Nee
Xot He Advertised.
Washington, Nov. 11. Don't ad
vertise a prepaid letter bearing th
sender's name and address on t h
outside, but send it back to the writ
er if uncalled for at the postoffici
This is an order of Postmaste:
General Hitchcock Issued dealini
generally with the problem of nn
Whenever these letters bearing tin
sender's names and addresses art
directed to street and number it
cities, or to general delivery or fo:
delivery by ruraj carriers, they musi
be returned to senders within flv
days, but uncalled for letiera, in of
flees of the fourth class not Intend"!
for delivery by rural carrier will b
returned in 15 days without add!