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SIXTIETH YEAR. NO. 201.
THURSDAY, JUXE 8, 1911.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
IS ADDED TO
?Root Clause Goes Through
8 to 6.
i nvnnn-v iirw -IIPrin . y.
REPORT NEXT TUESDAY
'Tje on Adverse ReDOrt and
Another Refusing to Make
Washington. June 8. After an
Tionr's session today the senate com
mittee of finance agreed to report tho
reciprocity bill with the Root amend
The root amendment to the print
paper and wood pulp provision reci
procity of the bill was adopted by th";
! committee by a vote of eight to six.
Tn: on opposnc.
An attempt to authorize an unfavor
able report resulted in a tie, and un
let her tie marked an effort to repor'
'without recommendation.. An at
! tempt to reduce, instead of removing
khe duties on live stock and farm pro
ducts was defeated, as also was the
effort to add the house free Il3t bill
and to Include flour and meats in tre ; that of the Boy Scouts will combine
free list. j forces and call themselves the "Girl
spirit ojt tote. j Pioneers of America." The amalga-
On the root amendment requiring ma'ion includes the Girl Scouts of Des
, admission of Americ&u wood pulp nwl Moines, Iowa, the Girl Guides of Spo
jjiaper into Canada free of duty, tbejkne Wash., and the Campfire girL:
saffirmative votes were cast by I..ods".t0f New Tork.
i fimoot, Oellinger, Clark of Wyoming, j The new title "Pioneers" was cbos
Jieyburn, LaFolletfe, Bailey and Sini ln because it was urged the new or
diodb. Negative by Penrose, Cullom panization is intended to foster plou-
'McCumber. republicans; Stone. Kern, i f-tr activities among American giris
and William, democrats. The bill
will be reported to the senate next
LETTER) fOJIMEXD MEASURE.
Washington, June 8. Telegrams
and letters continue to arrive at Hit
fWhite house favoring reciprocity with
' Canada. One of the latest was a tele
gram, from, the president of the Sagi
Caw board of trade, showing a recent
'poll of 894 members voted in favor of
the reciprocity, and 67 against.
MADE BY AEROPLANE
"edrine MiKm T5 Miles an Ii-.i-Avetigo
Travels 85 Miles Jn
Parts, June 8. L'Auto estimates
JVedrtne, winner of the Paris-to-Mad
ld race, attained the prodigious speed
of 165 miles an hour on Tuesday, cov
ering 77 6-10 miles between Dijon and
j Faint Laurent-Les -Macon In iJ min
Buc, France, June 8. Aviator Aver
Jjgo today Cew from Orleans to tlx'ii
kylace, 5 miles, in 65 minutes.
HEADS THESTATE BOARD
-JVleff Walker of lloekford Honored
i-y t rational Ifexly.
Bloomington. June S.- The state
board of education yesterday elected
the following officers:
President Peleg Walker, Rock
Xor.1. Vice I icfdont--Kl!a Flavg Ycung
Treasurer F. D. Marquis, Hljjm-led Chicago meat packers that the su
Ington. j prenie court's Standard Oil decis:ou
Nine new members we:e appointed ; nullified the criminal features of '.bv
t'i the facu'ty of tho State Normal 1 Sherman antitrust law. They con
university to fill vacancies. The first tend the "validity of the Sherman law
reunion of alumni sis held j ester-j
day. Twelve survivors w ere present, j
Kugene F. Baldwin f Peoria deliv
ered the address.
NATION ENDS LAKES NAVY L0RIMER EVIDENCE
Wolerin Iat of War Vowels' IQ TIIRrJCn flUCR
Placed Out 'f Commission. ( Id lUlinCU UVft-ll
Washington. June . An order is- Washington. June S. The complete
Fued yesterday by the navy i!cp art- ' report of the Illinois state senate inves
rnent placing the gunloa: Wo'ver- Jiatirg committee, covering the evi
Ine out of roraraiss'ei! at Krie. Pa.. ! der.ee and hearings in the Lo rimer
preparatory to turning it over to the case, was turned over today to the
r.aval militia at th.it place i.- of in- s ::ate 1-orimer committee.
ternational hieniheam-e. it removed'
from the great Jakrs the last repu- GIRL'S BODY IN THE R1VFR
Paris. June 8. M;r. Ax:i!;c, arch-t-ishop
of Paris, tiviay denied t!ie re
C icj-t of Madame Ko'.ivi r tha' ti e f
r.cral of her Lt.slMnd. fornvr prenis r
Fouvier. who died yesterday, he eon
c jifed in accordance with she Atrial
n:es of the Roman Cathoiic t-htir h
1; was during Kouvicr's ;eni as pre- j vance of rates on livestock between j
P ier that the law separating .uurch;tbe Missouri and Mississippi rivers.
a- J state passed l y the i'rux!: Tly o.d rate on cattle was 14 4 cen;s
Forecast Till 7 P. -M. Tomorrow for
Rock Island, Davenport, Moilne
Unsettled, but generally fair weather
tonight and Friday. Warmer tonight.
Temperature at 7 a. m, 62. Highest
yesterday, S2; lowest last night, 60.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m., 6 miles
Relative humidity, at 7 p. m. 59, at 7
a. m. 80.
Stage of water, 4.S, a fall of .2 in
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIEE. Local Forecaster.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun sets 7:25, rise 4:24; moon seta
' 2:56 a. m.; moon at descending node.
crossing irana path, downward. This
day, 2004, next transit of Venus; first
since Dec. 6, 1SS2, 122 years; 1918,
next total eclipse of sun visible In
! rnIted states: flret8toceMay 28,19005
path of totality will cross from state
of Washington to. Florida-
'Pioneers of America" Will Ee
Similar in Objects, to the
ALMAGAMATION IS FORMED
Several Separated Organizations
Unite Under Xew Name and
New' York, June 8. American girls
who have recently organized In three
widely separated sections of the Unit
ed States in movements to parallel
Mrs. Charles H. Garnsworth of New
New, Is to be the executive' secretary
of the new organization; Miss Clara
A. Usetor Lane, of Des Moines,
national secretary, and Mrs. Ern
est Thorupson-Seton, treasurer.
Spring and Winter Wheat and Oats
Lte.s Promising Than a Year
Washington, June 8. The spring
wheat acreage is 20,757,000 or 1019
per cent of the 1910 acreage. The con
ditlon is 94.6. and the yield Is 13.7
bushels per acre.
Winter wheat acreage is 31,367,000 or
IOC. 6 per cent of the 1910 acreage;
condition is 90.4 and yield is 15.3 bush
els. Oats acreage Is 35,250,000 or 93 9
per cent of the 1910 acreage; condi
tion is 85.7, and the yield per acre Is
ANSWER MADE TO
BEEF TRUST PLEA
.Attorneys Contend Oil Decision
Ailiniis Criminal Feature
Chicaso. June S. United States at
torneys today in a brief filed in the
federal district court, denied the con
tention of the attorneys for the Jndlct-
as a penal enactment 1s affirmed, bo:li
in expressed language and by necessary
i implication by the Standard Oil dcl-
Mjsterj- At'aches to Finding of De
iimporl Core at Sterling.
sterling. 111., June S. The de
composed remains of a 15-year-old
girl were discovered floating in Rock
has failed to
sty of tee girl.
I Wasiuuciou. June 8. The iuter
; stae ccr.-.raerce commission today
: cancelled its order suspending the ad-
each, the new 17 cents.
Gen. Wood Proposes Six
GET BETTER MEN IN
Holds Many Would Like Train
ing if It Would Not Spoil
Washington, June 8. To popularize
the army to interest a class of persons
who heretofore have been attracted
only to the commissioned grades and
to extend the benefits of military train
ing. Is the purpose of General Wood,
A. POSSIBLE EXTENSION OF THE HOBBLE SKIRT IDEA
chief of staif, in proposing to congress
a novel scheme for six month enlist
ments. APPEALS TO THE YOUNG.
It is his belief that many high school
boys and graduates of colleges may be
induced by a promise of a short taste
of military life to enlist for that period
who would not care to abandon the
business careers they have mapped
out as would be the case in a five-year
SHOULD LEAR BIDIMEMS.
Youngsters of high intelligence should
easily be able to ground themselves in
military practices in six months' hard
work, and the benefit to be derived
from the setting up drills and regular
habits of life at a formative period
would tend to physical development.
With these reasons in mind General
Wood is urging a public discussion of
the subject, with the expectation of
pressing legislation upon congress at j
the regular session next winter.
MRS. COOPER IS DIVORCED
Davenport Woman's Suit at Reno. Is
Reno, Neva., June 8. Mrs. Kather-
ine L Cooper was granted a divorce j
by Judge French from Attorney Char-
lea T. Cooper of Davenport. In he.'
complaint, Mrs. 4Cooper charged cruel
and inhuman treatment and non-support-
She further alleged her husband
falsely accused her of being lntima'e
with a leading Davenport dentist. Mr.
Coorer did not contest the granting of
FIVE IN AUTOMOBILE
STRUCK BY A TRAIN
LeMars, Iowa, June 8. A passenge
train on the Northwestern railroad
struck an automobile containing five
persons at a crossing near LeM?rs
early today. John Heihl. aged 65, was
instantly killed: Theodore Hoffman
aged 55. probably fatally hurt; anc
Frank Worl seriously hurt. The ota-
ler escaped with slight injuries.
ADKINS TO TRY
TO STAY ON LID
Speaker of House Declares He
Will Block Any Waterway
AT THE SPECIAL SESSION
Intimates to Deneen Foes In Assem
bly That It la Not Necessary
for Them to Attend.
Springfield, HI., June 8. Speaker
Adklns will try to sit on the lid of the
bouse next Wednesday when the extra
session of the legislature opens, ac
cording to the word which has been
slipped out to the anti-waterway crowd
in the house. Tacit notice has been
given to them that It Is not necessary
to show up at Springfield.
"I will attend to all of the waterway
legislating that is to be done by the
extra session at this stage of the
game," Speaker Adkins is reported to
have said after reading the call for the
special session which was issued by
Governor Deneen. "They may think I
was bluffing when I said I would accept
all of the responsibility for stopping
consideration of the governor's deep
waterway bill. Wait until next Wed
nesday and they will see that I am
right on the Job."
DEC LA RATION OF WAR.
This talk by the speaker is accepted
in Springfield as notice that the foes
of Governor Deneen expect to transact
no business in the special session.
The senate program calls for action
on Wednesday, with the reintroduction
of the Johnson bill, which is the meas
ure which is favored by President Taft
and his advisers in Washington, as well
as Governor Deneen and the expert en
gineers. To ask for a showdown all
around is the policy which Governor
Deneen adopted following his latest
conference with President Taft in Chi
cago last' Saturday night.
SIGNS NINE BILLS.
Governor Deneen yesterday went to
Lebanon, where he Is to attend the
commencement exercises of McKen
dree college. Before departing he sign
ed nine bills, practically cleaning his
docket of measures which are not con
tested. The Chiperfield bill for the location
of a surgical institute for crippled chil
dren, under the auSDices of the state
Doard of administration, was signed,
together with a companion bill appro-
priating $60,000 as a starter for the in
stitution. The bill made necessary by
the Stead decision last year, which le
galized the parole board as such and
authorized the appointment of parole
officers, was signed. Also the biil au
thorizing former teachers who come
bacjf into the school system to be re
stored to the pension fund.
Jhe food inspection bill, amplifying
the food inspection service; the bill au
thorizing teachers' pension funds in
all cities of the state, and the bill au
thorizing county boards to purchase
lands for experimental farm purposes
received the governor's approval.
Leaving for Europe.
Dulutb, Minn., June 8. An ex
odus of foreigners for Europe be
gan yesterday from the Iron range
country. More than 200 Austrians
were in one party.
Catastrophal Shocks Are
Recorded at Potsdam.
MEXICO IS HIT HARD
Found That Additional Towns
Suffered Damage in Dis
turbance. Potsdam, JuneS. The seismograph
at the observatory here registered a
catastrophal earthquake in the neigh
borhood of the Caspian sea at 1:04
Guadalajara, Mexico, June 8. The
volcano Colima became active yester
day when the earthquake shocks were
felt,' and today is emitting smoke and
lava. The towns of Tonila, Zapotlan
and San Andres were badly damaged,
a portion of them being destroyed. The
number of victims is believed to be
large. Thousands are homeless.
DEATH LIST GROWS.
Mexico City, June 8. Sixty-three
killefl, 75 injured, property loss $100,
000. These are the net results of the
earthquake which rent the capital ear
ly yesterday. When the work of search
ing the ruins 13 completed it is possible
the list of dead will be lengthened.
DISCUSS MERIT SYSTEM
National Assembly of Civil Service
Commissioners at Madison, Win.
Madison, Wis., June 8. The spread
of the merit system as applied to gov
ernmental employes was discussed at
the national assembly of the Civil Ser
vice commission here yesterday. Dele
gates representing 500,000 employes
Revolution. Gains Ground.
Port -A Paix, Haiti, June 8.--The
revolutionary movement directed by
General Saint Just has become more
threatening. This city is up in arms,
awaiting eventualities. Local sent!
ment is divided.
THIS IS TRUTH;
T. R. OUT OF IT
White River Junction, Vt, June 8.
William Batcbelder, a former rough
rider and close friend of Roosevelt,,
says the former president yesterday
emphatically declared he would not be
a candidate for the presidential nom
ination next year and hoped his friends
would prevent any such movement.
New York. June g. Roosevelt ar
rived from Vermont this afternoon, and
confirmed the report from White River
Junction that he had declared he would
cot be a candidate for the renublicin
presidential nomtcatioa. 1
Thomas Foulkes Secures Con
viction of Former Fiance
BEAT HIM OUT OF MONEY
Took Six Tears In Finding Oat the
Game Lost $11-812 and Two
Farms in Operation.
Chicago, June S. Thomas Foulkes,
of Danbury, Iowa, a wealthy farmer
who has been prosecuting his former
fiancee. Miss Lodavlne Miller, and her
brother, Attorney J. Marion Miller on
charges of defrauding him out of $11.-
812 and two farms, won his case today
in the criminal court.
The Jury today returned a verdict
of guilty against the. girl and her
TOLD REMARKABLE STORY.
Foulkes told a remarkable tale of
what he characterited as a "financial
wooing." He said he bought kisses
and caresses from the object of hie
affections with loans of $50 to $60'',
and that after he had lost the amount
named in the suit, and after his two
farms had followed the money, hi
charmer had advised him to go to Cali
fornia, read the bible constantly and
marry a widow.
SIX YEARS TO WAKE.
He added that It took him six years
to discover his affections were not re
turned. The attorney, her brother,
was accused of being the one who
planned the alleged raid on Foulkes
heart and purse.
FIND A FABULOUS
SUM, REPORT SAYS
Treasure Seekers Claim to Have Rv
covered JOHions In the Pa
San Diego, Cal., June 8. A message
received here from a party of treasure
seekers aboard the steamer Eureka
says their expedition to recover a
cache of gold, hidden by the crew of a
Chilean cruiser off the Honduras coast
20 years ago, has been successful. The
treasure is variously estimated at from
$15,000,000 to $65,000,000. The steam
er is now headed for this port.
4WANT& JOHNSON -TO
FIGHT ANY TWO MEN
Tex Richard Offers $50,000 Turse
for Unique Hat tie at Buenos
San Francisco, June 8. Information
has reached here in a letter from G. L.
(Tex) Rickard, now in Buenos Aires,
that Rickard, who was promoter of the
Johnson-Jeffrey light at Reno July 4,
will oXgr a purse of $50,000, for Jack
Johnson to fight any two men in the
world the teame afternoon for the
World's championship, at Buenos
Aires. Rickard declares his belief
that Johnson can defeat any two men
in the world, one after the other, al
lowing him but 15 minutes' rest be
tween the battles.
BY WOMEN WILL LIVE
. 1). Stokes Attacked While
Trying to Recover Ltlers He
New York, June 8. Tho
condition tof W. E. D. Stokei,
the millionaire proprietor of the
Hotel Ansonta, and widely known
as a horseman, wno was shot last
night by two young women in their
apartment, was such that his phys'-
cians say he will likely recovei.
Stokes was shot while trying to re
cover letters he had written to one
of the women. He says $25,000, DOu
was demanded of him and when he re
fused to pay the shooting began.
SANE FOURTH AT DANVILLE
Ordinance Forbidding Sale or Dis
charge of Fireworks Passed
Danville, 111., June 8. Resolu
tions framed by a woman's club re
questing "a safe and sane Fourth in
all the term Implies" resulted last
night in the passage of an ordinance
by the city council forbidding the
sale or discharge of fireworks or ex
plosives In this city. The police de
partment has been Instructed to en
force It to the letter. A military
carnival for July 4 has been planned
by the Industrial club.
WANTS THE COKE
Pittsburg, Pa., June 8. United States
District Attorney Jordan bas presented
a petition to the United States district
court asklcg that the grand jury be re
assembled at once for the purpose of
investigating coke companies to learn
if any attempt has been made to create
a monopoly in the coking industry.
GRIP OF THE
Judge Gary Declares Steel
Power is Declining.
HAS 50 PER CENT NOW
Formerly It Controlled 60 Per
Cent of Business Contin
Washington, June 8. Judge Gary, be
fore the Stanley investigating commit
tee today, continued bis testimony con
cerning the steel business. He named
companies that were competitors when
the corporation was formed In 1901.
The principal competition, he said, was
between the Illinois Steel and the Car
negie Steel companies, but freight rates
were such that the markets were fairly
Despite that, however, the Carnegie
did come in active competition, and
once when Carnegie sold rails at $16
the Illinois company came near going
into the hands of receivers. He be
lieved that had there been unrestrained
competition the Illinois company would
have been driven out of business, and,
if the Illinois company's former man
agement continued, Carnegie would
have controlled the steel business of
the United States.
Conditions Improved after the Fed
eral Steel company was formed, he
said. In 1901 the United States Steel
corporation practically controlled the;
steel Industry, he continued. Gary sub
mitted figures, however, calculated to
prove that this control bad been declin
ing rather than Increasing.
NOW GOVERNS BUT HALF,
Judge Gary told the investigating
committee the steel corporation, which
ba l&OUcaanlrolled 6a uaroen.t of,, the
business in the United States, not con
trols but 50 per cent He admitted
the corporation controls the export
business, but denied there was any in
tention whatever of organizing an in
Judge Gary told the bouse committee
of inquiry yesterday a version of the
formation of that enterprise which
contradicted the testimony of John W.
Gates that the threats of Andrew Car
negie to build rival railroads and tube
works had induced J. Pierpont Mor
gan to institute negotiations culminat
ing in the gigantic steel combination.
Mr. Gary also declared that if former
President Roosevelt had not approved
of the absorption of the Tenneessee
Coal and Iron company by the Unite 1
States Steel corporation be, Mr. Gary,
never would have voted to cooauni
mate that deal.
Mr. Gary discussed the financial
panic of 1907, when the Tennessee
company was taken over In a claimed
effort to avert the failure of the New
York brokerage firm of Moore &
Schley and consequent disastrous
suits iu the banking world.
"You have no Idea," he said, "of the
financial frenzy which possessed New
York In that panic. It would have
been very eay for that panic to havo
gone beyond all bounds and affected
the entire country. Every night dur
ing that time forty or fifty leading
bankers of New York were gathered 'u
J. Pierpont Morgan's library discuss
ing the grievous situation, striving as
best they could to give support to the
weaker banks and prevent spread of
the panic. From day to day these men
did not know what bank would nexjt
be attacked by a run of depositors.
WUll.Il HE Sl it IDAL.
"Any man intereated in the banks
of New York at that time would to
more think of doing anything to injure
any other bank than one of us would
think of throwing a lighted match into
a powder magazine. He could not In
jure another bank without injuring
himself and any decent man, witu
sense enough to protect his own inter
ests, would not intentionally do any
thing to Injure another."
ROOSEVELT IS PIIAKKD.
This declaration was mode after
Gary had been asked for more detat.j
relating to his conference with Mr.
Roosevelt regarding the TennesRew
deal and his declaration that he re
garded Mr. Roosevelt's refusal to in
terfere in the transaction as an act oil
great "constructive statesmanship.'
Chairman Stanley interjected "('e
structive as well as constructive."
BIG LONDON BANK
London, June 8. The Birkbeck bank,
which withstood a run last fall, sus
pended payment today. Directors esti
mate the deficiency at $1,875,0'i0, but
actuaries think $3,750,000 nearer tb