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SIXTIETH YEAR. NO. 117.
THURSDAY. MARCH 2, 1911. TEX PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
If FIGHT ON
Use Near Filibuster
Keep Out Permanent
LONG SESSION IS DUE
Frjends of Measure Threaten;
to Keep Grinding Till Vote
Washington, March 2. Withi
half an hour after convening today
the senate decided, 55 to 23, to set
aside the appropriation bills and take
jtip the bill creating a permanent tar
iff board. This was in pursuance of
the agreement among the republicans
Tuesday in order to get a vote on
the Lorimer resolution. Bulkelev of:
Connecticut was the only republican;
to vote against the motion, while !
four democrats voted with the re- ;
ruiblicans for consideration.
IE EltllMiE lf lE.
Washington. March 2. "'Wo are
ruins: to put " :n ross," said Senator
l'..'v rldae. in charee of the p rma
j "tit t::r:ft lci:rd bi'l. R3 bo entered
the jie;iat5 the beginning of today's
"Yes. we shall pass the MM. Soon
cftor 1 o'clock tin; measure will be
tken up and there will be either an
agreement to vote or we snail con-
tlnue in session indefinitely."
I'Ghok ix tub way.
Senator Penrose was just a
anxious to proceed with the postor
fice appropriation bill as was Ilever
idge to go on with the tariff board
bill and he went into the day's ses
sion in hope of getting it through be
fore any other measure should be
I)KY Ill.lUt STCH.
While they deny there is a filibus
ter in progress on the permanent
tariff board bill the democrats in the
enate this afternoon made it clear
they would continue to fight again .
the measure indefinitely. At i:t
llankhead. (democrat! moved the States Senator Cannon of Utah. Pby
cebate on the tariff board be bus- ' sicians diagnosed the case as morphine
pended and the postofflce appropria- j poisoning. Mrs. Kimball's husband is
tlon bill was taken up. The mo-! the junior member of the lumber firm
lion by almost a party vote, lost. 24 of Sherman & Kimball. Mrs. Kimball
t0 f,e. j vias unconscious when physicians were
propose joiT agreement. called and died three hours later, de
Tbe democrats proposed a joint ; spite efforts to counteract the effects
agreement for a vote at 2 o'clock on Gf the poison,
the tariff board bill and a vote at ;
3 on the Canadian reciprocity. ,
The republicans would not con-
tent to tliis proposal. Insistent upon
the passage of the tariff board bill .
because of Tuesday's compact, many I
republicans declared they would pro- ;
reed with it throughout the day and (
right, if necessary, to get It through.;
(MITlin ltEQlEVT MAOE.
At 2:25 Simmons asked unani
mous consent that the appropriation Chicago,
Mils be taken up; after their passage Maus ml
the tariff board bill will be voten
upon without further debate. Pev
uoii.n rt r korext hkehvf.
Washington, I. C. March 2. Senator j
Hcyburn of Idaho last night made a
futile attempt in the senate to reduce
the annual expenditures for the main-j fired a bullet into his brain, the ballcomr,iy wjtn the decree without ob
fnance of national forest reserves j entering over his left eye. i Jection and withdraw the advanced
from more than five million dollars to. Maus is believed by friends to havejlarlffs before March 10 there will be
i,ue million dollars, by introducing an been temporarily insane with grief ; an opportunity at a later date to sub
iimendment to the agricultural bill, over the death of his wife. He j mlt advances on certain rates, some
nri hrmieht down on bis head
rath of friends if the forest ser
vice, who said he was trying to kill a
ttled policv of the government,
The question arose in connection i
ith the consideration of the agricul-.
t'iral appropriation bill. The amend j
tient was defeated 19 to 50. j
AlJJOl K AT ItJW A. M. j
The senate adjourned at 1:35 a. m. j
fter Senator Stone had pleaded for.
recess. No vote was bad on tne tar-
Iff board bill w hich had been under
discussion all'nlgbt. nor any time fix-;of
nr vminr democratic senaiora
ih9 thev needed time tor
i ..i, ..wnn tha measure
rnm ,he democrats!
e-" ' v " - . .
latements that they beUeved mere
would not be any attempt to obstruct j
a ote if they were permitted to get j
a night's rest. practical. y au m
Senators Beveridges pnressiv col-
leagues voted against adjournment,
AGRlCt'lTrH AI. BILL PASSES. j
The agricultural appropriation bill,
carrying approximately $17,000,000, j
rtssed the senate last night without j
roll call. I
aims at corrr.B mosopolv. I
Washington. March 2. The house j
sgreed to the privileged resolution !
from toe juuicinry cvnuuuun: .--.,-)
ke attorney general, if not incompai-j
Ible with the public interest, to report .
H the house wbat lnvesiigauun uu
Veen made to ascertain whether anv
foreign government or subordinate
t .ate has entered into a coffee roonop-
WILL NOT OPEN LAN D.
The house today defeated the bill
$.j open 1,500,000 acres of surplus
Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow for I
Rock Island, Davenport, Moline j
and Vicinity. I
Fair tonight and Friday, moderate j
temperature. The lowest temperature j
tonight will be near the freezing
Temperature at 7 a. m. 27. High
est yesterday 48, lowest last night 27.
Precipitation In last 24 hours none.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 11
niiles per hour.
Stage of water 3.5, a fall of .2.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 62, at
7 a. m. 82.
i River: Slowly falling stages In the
Mississippi will continue from below
i Dubuque to Muscatine.
! M. SHERIER. Local Forecaster.
! ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS.
I (From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
i Sun seta 5:43, rises 627; moon sets
' 7 :.r3 p. m. ; moon in conjunction with
Venus, passing from west to east of
lauds in the Crow Indian reservation
in Montana. The bill had passed the
Men .Most Active in Fighting Re
tired French Premier Are on
pari?- March 2 The new French
cabinet completed today includes:
Premier and minister of the interior
i Foreign affairs Cruppi.
' War Herteaux.
j Marine Deir-aee.
Public instruction Steeg.
Iouis Malvy wa3 named as under- J
secretary of the ministry of justice j
and worship. He is a radical social-;
list, and was one of those who led!
the aUack in deputies upon Kriand
j which resulted in the retirement of the
MYSTERY IN DEATH
OF MRS. KIMBALL
Daughter of Former I". S. Senator
I Cannon Siien-umhs at Chicago
After Taking Poison.
Chicago, March 2. Police, are iny?- I
tigating the 'death today of Mrs. Paul
; Kimball, daughter of former United
Frcl K. Maus. Steel Man, Thought by
Friend to Have lleen TTm
Ill.. March 1. Fred K.
Uionaire director of the
Scully Steel & Iron company, shot
and killed himself at his home yes
terday. The body was not found un-
til late at nipht when the police ;
broke open the door of his bedroom !
and found the body in a chair, a re-
volver in his right hand. He had j
survived by two daughters.
PRESENCE OF MIND
Sister of Merry .March 500 Children
Out of Chicago School Dur
Chicago. March 2. The presence
mind of the Sisters of Mercy
a.v.u -" "l
i i c.
Mary's Perpetual Help pa-
rochial school today. Five hundred
children executed the fire drill per-
h Ic..r.hln r.f th.
.-w r.lied upon by the stockholders
stera and none w.
damage was small.
iLLnlJ 1 1 L I fl IJ 1 1.
jftnll Ul 1111111
March 2. Fears of
by the contemplated i
i extra session
movement in the stock
exchange late this afternoon, which
carried prices down anywhere from
1 to 2 14 Dolnts. With the exceDtion
was eff 2 points. i
Reading, the low levels made on i" interest on waierea bujc. rvep " ; ' 3 w,lllaro ,,, 1 a,,MOUn 8enaie i auoptefi a res- jo!in o. McClure. aed 7C. a pio-
d.y following the interstate resentative W. D. Jamieson of Shenan- dominate this important committee 'n a a! " olution commending Henator. stone ineer resident, is dead In :he ci tl
...... I . , , i ,, withmit hrl-n- nf Hmitit :emnIoves. lust as he noes in a smisrp -
imerce commissions freight ratejloan, iowa, maae an excepnonai.y - . and Warner for voung against Lor-i war he erved in th 4ttr UJinoii.
sfon were hrr.Un through Cfeel I creditable argument for the physical1 WARE EMPLOYES. ' ,r,f pUDMC. Jamieson. U La , . . staiea in-t ve-1 volume ri and aUo ou the staff of
1 WILL MAKE
Western Railroads Sub
mit to Commerce Com
AS TO HIGHER RATES
Can Present No Stronger Ar -
guments Hope for Better
Chicago, March 2. Thirty-five west
ern railroads decided late yesterday
to make no appeal from the recent
decision of the Interstate commerce
commission denying the roads' right
to increase freight rates. They will
Diaz Finds That
accept the decree of the commission
HAVE DOSE BEST.
The decision was reached at a meet
ing of representatives of the roads
at the Western Trunk lines associa
tion headquarters here. The opinion
was advanced by many that the roads
would be unable to make any stronger
showing before the new commerce
court than they had before the corn-
mission and that once the new court
had ruled it3 decree would be bind-
ing for two years.
see chance later.
it also was argued that if the roads
of which may meet with favor.
WRIT WORKS BUT ONE WAY
roipcr inJmrtion I?J0Irobab,x Fail
j Boston. March 2. When the text j
iof the temporary injunction was is-j
'sued at Grand Rapids, Mich., yes-j
1 terday, restraining the Calumet &
Hecla Mining company from absorb-t
ling the Osceola Mining company was J Rome, March 2. Princess DiTrlgo
' received here today it was found it na. a lady-in-waiting on Queen Helena,
'did not forbid the holding of a spe-jwas murdered today at a small hotel
jcial meeting of the Osceola stork-(in this city by IJcutenant Paterno, an
'holders here March 9. At that timeiofficer of the Italian calvary,
ithe question of accepting the offer j
of the Calumet company will be act-
twn fnllowine davs eieht other com-for
jpanies which the Calumet company
'seeks to absorb
will hold similar
HIGHER RATES WANTED TO PAY
INTEREST ON WATERED STOCK
! (Special Correspondence of The Argns 1
Washington. Feb. 2, Ieelaring ;ha'
,ifceral rate f ''nlerest on
?-T aciuauy m'".
employes the best of good wages, but
ie me peopie oojeci m wws "J,lru
valuation of railroads before the Inter-j
Quit Strike on Hearst Papers in
Eesponse to Instructions
DAY'S ISSUE IS MISSED
None of the Dig Dailies Get Out Mail
Edition Because of Lateness
Chicago, 111., March 2. The Chica
go Typographical union late yesterday
ideclared off the strlke f compos,tora
on lxi e v.mv&&u fAjkauxxue huu .eve
ning American. This action was tak
en by a unanimous vote In response to
the order of the executive council of
the International Typographical union,
which was brought to Chicago and
read to the meeting by J. M. Hayes,
secretary and treasurer of the Inter
As the meeting was held late, some
difficulty was experienced In getting
the composing room force of the Ex-
He has Been Sitting on
aminer restored and organized in time
for effective work.
All Chicago papers resumed nor
mal size today.
MISS AX EDITION.
All Chicago morning papers missed
today's mail edition and in conse
quence none was delivered to Rock
Island subscribers and there was
none on sale. The settlement of the
strike was effected too late yesierday
to permit of organizing the forces in
time to get the day's news into type.
LORDS' VETO BILL
ON SECOND READING
London, March -2. Commons was
crowded today on the occasion of the
conclusion of the second reading
stage of the veto bill. Dal four bitter
ly attacked the proposition and Pre
mier Asquith spoke warmly in its de
ON QUEEN SLAIN
Blow sate; oet s,wo.
Marlon. Ind., .Marcn i. Tne safe
tne r armers &iaie nan or .iai-
i thewo was blown last niht by
ibers who escaped with $3,00o to $5,.
f stare and foreign commerce committee. Meal valuation the railroads throughout
Jamieson, who is the only democrat 'tne COuntry are endeavoring to work
from Iowa in the ptestnt congress, ex- i ,. , ,v, - , ,
. . - . ' . .. .ion the fears of their employes, as cap
' h.biiei a verv clever understanding of
the subject, and was listened to very ! ,,aI invariably does with labor. The
closely by the members of the com- j railroads pretend that a physical vah
mittee. But it is obvious that there ! fction means lower salaries. As a mat-
will be no physics 1 valuation measure
In, their endeavors to prevent a phys-1
John Mitchell Withdraws
From Civic Federation.
RESULT UNION STAND
Declares, However, Great In
justice Has Been Done by
New York, March 2.
chell, formerly head of
Mine Workers of America and lately
chairman of the trade agreement de
partment of the National Civic fed -
eration, has made public his resigna-
a Red Ants' Bed
jsenaie and action was postponed,
tion of his office and membership in j . xl.KnK .,.,,,; t,.l,v.
the latter organization. ! Representative Shanahan made
Mr. Mitchell's severance of rela-1 knowu an estimate of collections by
tions with the Civic federation fol- state departments that have not iiere
lows the stand recently taken bv theilofore l)fMn I,ai(1 ln, ,,u treasury hut
United Mine Workers of America ! "pendP,d by he w.-vernl departments,
amending their constitution to de- 1 he imate is for two years and to
clare that any member of their or-;,als Including miscel-
eanization accenting a nosition with
the National Civic federation would abo,lt $250,000 annually by state (bar-;
thereby forfeit membership in tl)c.,lab,, institutions. The largest Minis;
unj()n 'are charged to the state board of a -i
nEiiET action. j riciilture. $2so,ou0; th" grain Inspect
Mr. Mitchell's letter of resigna- i ti,,n department at Chicago, $::.)Vmh ; j
tion is dated Feb. 15 and addressed ,,e University of Illinois, J41o,ooo,,
to Seth Low, president of the federa -
tion. It says, in part.
"The amended constitution of the
United Mine Workers of America be
comes effective on the first day of
"It is needless to say that I re
gret the action of the miners' con
vention, not so much that it requires
me to choose between the two or
ganizations as because of the unjust
and gratuitious attack upon the Na
tional Civic federation, which has
stood consistently as an advocate of
righteous Industrial peace."
Mr. Mitchell then requests his re
lease from the contract to serve as
chairman of the trade agreement de-
partment of the National Civic fed-j
eration and also resigns as a member
of the executive count il and as a
member of the federation itself. He
concludes with expressions of appre
ciation for cooperation given him in
the efforts he has made toward "pro-
rob-jmotfng righteoua industrial
medium of the
the type of man who
vjrninuea on rage iwi.j Ittrd
Important Measure Introduced
in Both Houses of State
GUILT ON THE VOTE BUYER
He as Well a Seller Punishable
Nearly $5,000,000 Diverted
From Treasury in 2 Yearn.
Springfield, 111., March 2.
Bills carrying important amend
ments to the primary law and the
general election law were introduced
In both houses of the legislature to
day. Under one of the changes In the
primary law each candidate is permit
ted to appoint one challenger In each
precinct. At present the challengers
are appointed by the precinct com
mitteemen. Registration by affidavit
! may be abolished. Under the propos-
ed cnange there must be a new reg -
istration at least three weeks before
The amendment allows any elector jtra e88ion of cotlKreM rcftcned tn
in the "district or division" to flle capitol today. It was said on author
application to have any fraudulent , ity more than credible that wanting
name erased. The vote-buyer Is made
equally guilty with the vote-seller
under another change.
SOME PROPOSED CHANGES.
Among important changes that the
amendment seeks in the general
election law are the following:
All clerks as well as Judges must
be householders. Judges and clerks
must be selected from the same pre
cinct "so far as practicable."
Power Is given to the elections
commissioner to appoint Inspectors , Taft would be guided. It was said, by
to aid and assist in the conduct of the wMh-s f the republican.
registration or election. Compensn-i ti.k ok h.im ii w
I tlon for inspectors is fixed by tho1 ,. ' . , '
i . . - , ... . , ' It was announced a con ference would
board of election commissioners and . . ... ... . . . ,.
paid as a part of the expenses incur- 1,8 h,1,,'( rhably Monday to dcrld
! red in an election. UI ,n a,e- Mnrrh 2 I. the date now
i , talued alxuit at the capitol. There was
. . , , . a feehng of confidence among th;
After a bitter fight the house elec . frI, of ,h(, ,,,,,,., H,,Tri.mt.ut th,,
j tions m"to: d;c'rted, to recount i(, 1(.motra, c ,. umlIJ .
;the ballots In the following four dls-i,;,, ...... ... . ... .
L . lull within a week after the convcntiu'
I j rjets
',..,.. , , ! of a f pedal session. There wan an
I rum ill Miuii:i nuyrr iiurit--.
Kiglitli district Burns vs. Ander-
. ... . , . ... .
i went j -mill uisirici- ritiueiacK ;
Hutzler and Stover vs. Fieldstack and'
tllntzleTr - - -" - s-
Forty-second district Eisenmayer i
vs. uinehart. I
MESSAGE SENT IN.
Governor Deneen yesterday sent to
the legislature a special message
asking the correction of a defect in
the laws which, under a recent opin
ion of Attorney General Stead, on j
the state game department, may le-
prive that bureau and 21 other j
branches of the state service of the.
.fees 10 which heretofore they have
j The Jones resolution indors!ng
(Canadian reciprocity cam" up in thui
1 Ht vna Il'livlli-Flir( dlinnilli tll, 1'
ianl 'ne sta,e game department, $::w.
.NEW IIII.I.M IN HOI SK.
The following were anion,; the dills
introduced In the house yesterday:
By Alexander Provides for free
conveyance of pupils to and from
school iu rmal townships where one
school district plan has been adopted.
By Ap Madoek Provides for com
pensation for the labor of prisoners
for the benefit of their dependents, by
officials of penal institutions.
By Green To prevent discrimina
tion against neirroes in price of burial
lots in all cemeteries. Judiciary.
By Hoffman Provides for appoint
ment of state highway commission of
three members by the governor and
extension of state aid for good roads
I Chairman of commission shall reeeiv
; . 0i,0 ner vear other two member
12.750 ,r year; secretary, $I,.",oo pe.
year. II I. PIIEENT "SA K TIN;.
By Karh Anfi "third degre. ' bi'I,
to prevent "t wealing'' of prison is.
Penalty for violation, one year peniten
tiary sentence. Provides for presence
of a clergyman and disinterested no-
ICootlnued on Page Six.)
i j'nvi.tu v-iiv. H9 . .ware ii z..-- i at '
T , r a f v -r-1
Taft Give3 Notice This
Will Avoid An Extra
WORD PASSED ALONG
Democrats Ask a Month to Get
Ready, but Are Not Likely
to Get It.
i Washington, March 2. Word of an
' 'nformal but of a decidedly definite
: character, that nothing but- approval
by the senate of the Canadian recl-
! nrnrltv a c rocmnn t rri 1 1 A a port on o v -
such action by the senate a call for
an extra session by the president b
fore adjournment of the present ses
sion would be issued.
V AST A MOXTII.
Democratic leaders wanted a month
in which to get ready for a special
b anion and the president was inclined
to accede to their wlhes. It becam
known today, however, the republican
favored an earlier gathering If then
was no way to avoid coming back.
impression also the senate would n-it
delay action more than a month
I 't I 1 I . L. : 1 M
i ' nc u aurm 01 ihhii Kiues 01 inp
house regard an extra p anion as lne.
Iiiin Incentive, in tiitiu
piiMirmi Convention. ; i v -
VicwM on IM-iiuer.
I Saginaw. Mich., March 2. The re
jpuldiian convention met here lodsy t
iii.'it it-.ute a state ticket Former May
or Ci.dd. of Ilelroit. is chairman of
ithe convention. Iclpri Ity oversiiad
ows all other questions relating to the
I platform. The farmer delegate are
gen. 'tally counted as oppo.ieii tit (lie
Canadian agreement and the lty dele
gates in favor of it
Governor Osborn opened the con
vention with a spee-fi condeiunln
the United Ktate senate In voting to
allow Lorimer to rcta'ti Ins seat, and
htreiivly endorsing Taft's rei Iprocity
Amendment Aims to Wipe Out Na
tional ICcsertc lleilatli'H lf
i Washington, March 2.- The com
plete (let-1 ruction of i be national for-
ests. according to Gifford Piti'hoi.
, former hief forester and pienldent
of the National Cotibcrv at ion aHho'i-
;tloil, will follow the pas-tuge of tile
! agricultural appropriation 1.111 a
.amended by Senator Ib-yburri, of IIh-
bo, yesterday. Thl. was tlie tUt (
' pta'emeiii made todav to a conven
tion of tlie Natiotial Wholesale Luiu
her Dealers' asro lalion
NEW RECORD MADE
AT ENGLISH BILLIARDS
London. March 2 George Gray, th;
Australian bUliardtsl, mal a new
w'dtd's record n KngJifch billiard
with a run of l.l'IS in an utifinuhed
mat'ii h; Southampton, today. The
former record of 1,210 held by
PATIENT LEAPS TO DEATH
Two Guard Kail to Prevent Tragedy
!at Kitg'ewood Ho4pital.
Chicago, Marih 2. -"Springing pant
two nursfcB assigned to guard br, Mts
Anr.a C'onti, a patient at th KiikI
! wryd hospital, leaped from the thin!
j story window today and was dai.h' d
to death on the pavement below.
Peoria Veteran Expires.
Peoria, III., Mr-h 2. Colon. J
I General Sherman.