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ARCrU Associated Press Exclusive Wire Argus Want Ads Always Bring Results SIXTY-FIRST YEAR. NO. 45. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1911J SIXTEEN PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. THE S TO GLEAN OUT DYNAMITERS' GOASTCROWD Subpoenas for 128 Wit nesses for the Federal Grand Jury. SEE WIDE CONSPIRACY J. B. McNamara Said to Have Directed Placing of Bombs in Los Anqeles. The Weather Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, lot Rock Island, Davenport Molina, . and Vicinity. Cloudy and generally unsettled tonight with the lowest temperature tonight above the freezing pome Saturday. generally lair, moderate temperature. Temperature at 1 a. m. 48. Hlgn- est yesterday 62, lowest laat night 42. VelocltT of wind at 7 a, m. 6 miles per hour. Precipitation none. Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 74, at 7 a. m. 98. Stage of water 8 feet, a rise of .1 In last 24 hours. J. ML. SHEIUER. Local Forecaster. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. (From noon today to noon tomorrow.) Sun sets 429, rises 7:09; moon rises 7:07 p. m.; planet Mercury seen after sunset: 2 a. m.. moon In conjunction with Neptune, passing from west to east of tbe planet. 200 PLUNGED INTOARIVER New Bridge Over the Volga, at St. Petersburg, Collapses. CARRIED OFF BY ICE Number of Victims Clamber on Floes and Are Seen Drift ing Down the Stream. Los Angeles, Cal., Dec. 8. To clean up the Pacific coast of dynar miters and their sympathizers seems to be the speciai object at present of the federal grand jury. In line with this work. United States deputy marshals are searching for 128 wit nesses subpoenaed to appear before the grand Jury on that body's sec ond day of Investigation into the sources of tan alleged nation-wide dynamite conspiracy. STOnV OK M'MAXIGAI. Ortie E. McManlsal, who confessed to many dynamitings, occupied the' entire time of that body yesterday In telling his story and is likely to be recalled today. It is asserted by a detective who worked on the case that J. B. McNamara superintended the placing of bombs at the homes of General Otis, proprietor of the Los Angeles Times, and Felix Zee handler, secretary of the Merchants' and Manufacturers' association. He and his brother are still in Jail here, and the time of their departure for San Quentin has not 'yet been de cided. MeAMARA' BOAST A1GEIIS. "I've got hundreds of thousands of dollars and the American Feder ation of Labor back of me. It took only $30,000 to clear Vincent Alt man of Chicago, and if they could not convict him they can't convict in terview attributed to a detective, de clared today he did not consider Im putations against him serious. Burns was quoted a saying Buchanan could "shed light' on the dynamiting con spiracy charged against union labor. Buchanan 6aid he had not been presi dent of the union for six years, and that he has had personal differences with the present administration of the union. "I wag deceived by J. J. Mc Namara, In whom I had confidence when I was president," Buchanan said. M'NAMARAS ARE SCORED BY LABOR Federation Charges Them With Being Inhuman and Rec reant to Cause. GUILT KNOWLEDGE DENIED Awful Commentary Upon Existing Conditions Seen in Outrage Committed. St. Petersburg, Dec. 8. Between one hundred and fifty and two hundred workmen were today plunged into the Volga river through the collapse of a railroad bridge In course of construc tion near Kazan. PARTY HAS LOST ITS POWER: MR. PINCH0T Chicago, Dec. 8. Gilford Pinchot last night told the members of the Chicago Press club that "party had lost its power because a greater than party Is here." He defined the "greater" as the Issue of social Jus tice. Earlier in the day he told gathering of progressive republicans that Senator Robert La Follette would be nominated and elected president and defined and praised progressive movements. His talk to tbe press club also contained the statement that party, as previously understood, was not what separated men politically today. "Good repub licans and good democrats look rery much alike to me," said Mr Pinchot, "and the enemy of both is the money power in politics." sena tor .vomr.tt nnTf t n.m This boast, attTl i-Malcolm McLaren, detective, to James B. Mc Namara as the latter was being taken on a train from Detroit to Chicago the night of April 12 last, canted Ortie E. McManlgal to con fess. DETECTIVE TELLS OF ARREST. Malcolm McLaren, the detective who arrested J. B. McNamara and McManlgal and who has been In close cooperation with Oscar Lawler, ths special prosecutor of the govern ment, stayed outside the grand Jury chamber waiting for McManlgal. While waiting, McLaren gave a com. plete version, new in Important de tails, of circumstances which led to the arrest of McManlgal with Mc Namara In Detroit and how the thoughtlessness of James B. McNa mara on the Journey from Detroit to Chicago gave the detectives ground for persuading McManlgal to confess. Describing the Journey from De troit, Mr. McLaren said: "We left the night of April 12 in a drawing room. Ban Johnson, Comlskey and other baseball mag nates were on the train coming from the opening of the league season. Of course, they knew the detective sergeant with us, and we had to tell thera who we had. We Bald they were a couple of 'yeggs' whom we had arretted for safe cracking. "James B. resented that remark, and said to us In the drawing room that he had never blown up a safe or robbed one In his life, and that every dollar had been paid to him by the 'man upstairs.' REFF.lt' TO ALTM4X CAE. "He got a bit talkative then and said: " 'I'm another Vincent Altman. It took $30,000 to clfar him and I've got hundreds of thousands of dollars and the American Federation of Labor back of me. Clarence S. Dar row will be my attorney. They did not convict Altman and they never can convict me. You fellows don't want me for safe blowing. You want me for that Job in Los An peles.' "Here It was that McManlgal reached from the top berth and grabbed McNamara by the hair. Bay ing: 'Say. fellow; do you knov. what you are talking about?' " '! know what I'm talking about you pin head answered J. B.,'and ''Mrtciepl dropped back Into hit bTth with the remark: "All right. If you do, go ahead.' "The next night at 9 o'clock Mc Manijrnl sent for Mr. Burns, and In t lie presence of a secretary gave my chief a leng statement. That was low the confession was made. We r;id yrernred to have Mm tell it cn t.!s Ktnnd In the trial, but now the fouprnl povernroent csn use It." Bl f HAXAX DECEIVED, SAYS. Washington. Tec. 8. Rtpresentrtlve r:(baran of l.-lnois, former presiJont cf the Br!de and Structural Iron Workers' union, whose name was link ed with the McNamara case in an In- no nil nee of the progressives, had he lived, said the speaker. Theodore Roosevelt still would be, had he not refused to run, he added, and he told the newspaper men he was in position to know the former presi- Washington, D. C. Dec 8. The Mc Namara ways and means committee ot the American Federation of Labor yesterday afternoon issued a state ment condemning- the brothers for their "inhumanity" and declaring that organized labor should not be held "either legally or morally responsible for the crimes of an individual member." The statement brands the McNa- maras as "recreant to the good name and high ideals of labor," and ex presses the satisfaction of organized labor that the "culprlU have been YARBOROUGH TALE DENIED Two Lorimer Witnesses Swear He Was in Chi cago May 24. FACTIONS' JOIN IN CANAL LINK PLEA Illinois Delegation at Washing tion Urges Completion of Lockport Channel. CONGRESS ASKED TO AID GLOSS CORROBORATED But Conductor Bell Admits Former Fixed Date in Mind Before Going on Stand. "Washington, Dec. 8. E. J. BelL a Chicago street car conductor, today told the Lorimer committee that Sid ney Yarbrough was in Chicago the night of May 24, 1909, instead of in a room at Springfield with White, as the Statement Declares There Should Be No More Delay In Waterway Development. ONG DEBATE PROMISED ON PENSION BILL Sherwood Draft, Allowing $1 a Day, Called Up in House Washington, Dec 8. The na tional rivers and harbors congress closed its convention today. Reso lutions urging adoption by the fed eral government of. a broad, liberal and systematic policy of waterway improvement were adopted. OUT OF A JOB! dent meant what h said. HOLY GHOST CHIEF HELD FOR 6 DEATHS Portland, Me., Dec. 8. Rev. Frank Sandford, leader of the Holy Ghost and United States society, today was Indicted by the federal grand Jury for the deaths of six of his followers on a cruise of the yacht Coronet. The trial was begun Immediately. SHERIFF IS TO STOP EAST ST. LOUIS GO East St Louis, 111., Dec. 8. The fight between Barney McCarthy of St. Louig and Jack Turley of Chicago, scheduled for tonight, has been for bidden by the sheriff. The Volga bridge was carried away commensurately by pressure of ice. Only four corpses crime ' thus far were recovered. A sharp look out Is being kept down the river for survivors who may have been able to clamber on ice floes. GLADSTONE D0WIE IS TO BECOME EPISCOPALIAN Chicago, Dec. 8. Gladstone Dowie', only 8on of tbe late John Alexander Dowle, founder of Zion City, has de serted Mb father's creed and is study ing for the Episcopalian ministry in the Western Theological school here. Dowie practiced law In Michigan for several years. EMPLOYERS REFUSE TO TREAT WITH UNION MEN New York, Dec. 8. Officers of the sheet metal workers' and carpenters and Joiners' national unions return- ed to their homes In the west today after employers declined to treat with the unions. "Lid On" Gambling In Peoria. Peoria, 111., Dec. 8. As a result of several raids by the sheriff on gam bling dens in this city within the last few days the "lid is on." It U re ported that gambling in Peoria Is at an end. Yesterday in Congress SENATE. In .clon it I p. m. Larimer election Investiirntlon resumed. Crpor.tion eth l-a discussed at anti-trust bearing- br t.. ii. uary oi i nuea SMinea sit el cor poration. Employers' liability commla- Ion will beg-in final bearings Dec. It. Adjourned i.si p. m. uuill 2 p. m. mod day. HOt SB. Met at noon. President's mess.g-e on fort-Inn relatton. read, buirar beet com pftltlun diriissed before sugar trust i-ommittee. Hearing, on Clayton bill to provide jury trials In Indirect con t em proceeltnics beirun. Permanent tariff board bill postponed Indefinitely In com mittce. H port urging; national reser VMtlon to preserve Niagara Falls re ceived. lemocratic Leader I'nderwood tni!"r-d for t h- presidential nomlna lion by the Alabama representatives. Ti-lvii'i-o rensus bill vote deferred untit Friday. Adjourned at 4:44 p. m. until lic-ou Friday. to NEWS ITEM John D. Rockefeller is no longer president of the Standard Oil Company. punished for their CONGRESS IS BLAMED FOR RISE IN BUTTER Kansas City, Dec. 8. Congress as much as the cow Is responsible for sending butter to the highest figures It touched since 1888, according to com mission merchants here. Dealers seek to explain the shortage as being due to a bill before congress last spring to limit the time butter might be kept in cold storage to 90 days. The bill was not pasaed, but while it was pend ing, it is said, dealers were afraid to put butter In storage, with the result now at a time of scanty production stocks are small. RAILROAD GUARD IS KILLED BY RIOTERS Memphis, Dec. 8. Victor C. Ben- ner, an Illinois Central railroad guard, was killed, and Charles Mo Caiman, another guard, and Deputy United States Marshal Dillway were wounded today at the Nonconnah yards. Responding to a call to sup press a riot at the yards, where a strike is on, the men were riding on the running board of a locomo tive, and were fired upon at the out skirts of ths yards. BARTLETT TRIPP, ONCE AN AMBASSADOR, IS DEAD Yankton, S. D., Dec 8. Bartlett Tripp, 69, ambassador to Austria during the administration of Presi dent Cleveland, is dead. Tripp suf fered a paralytic stroke Saturday, but was thought to have recovered, and with his wife was preparing to leave Sunday for Jamaica. New Hampton, Iowa, Dec 8. J. H. Andrick, 78, for many years edi tor of the McGregor, Iowa, Times, Is dead. The labor leaders assert that they "will welcome any Investigation which either federal or state courts may un dertake." The statement was signed by every member of the McNamara committee, except iF. ML. Ryan, presi dent of the International Bridge and Structural Iron Workers' union. DENY KNOWLEDGE OP GUILT. As to their knowledge of the crime to which the McNamaras confessed. the members of the committee assert: "We here and now, individually and collectively, declare that the first knowledge or intimation of their guilt was conveyed by the press in their confessions of guilt. "From the outset we assured all contributors and the public generally that we would publish an accounting of the moneys received, from whom received, and to whom paid. A re port in full will be made first to the executive council of the American Federation of Labor at its meeting to be held at Washington on Jan. 7, 1912." "Organized labor of America, the statement continues, "has no desire to condone the crimes of the McNamaras. It JoIhb in the satisfaction that the majesty of the law has been main tained and the culprits commensurate ly punished for their crime." The statement says, however, in the following breath:' "And yet it is an awful commentary upon existing con ditions when any one man among all the millions of workers can bring him self to the frame of mind that the only means to secure Justice for labor is in violence, outrage and murder." While not defending the crime of the McNamaras, the committee denounced the "kidnaping of the McNamaras, who, they say, "were arrested In Rus sian style, not American." In the method of arrest they find "high hand ed irregularity and tyrannical lawless ness," and W. J. Burns, the detective, is severely criticised. latter testified. Bell corroborated Mo- torman Gloss as to Yarbrough being on a Chicago trolley car the night of May 24. Under cross-examination Bell contradicted his testimony in Lee O'Neill Browne's trials. Bell also ad mitted he had fixed the date in his mind by talking with Gloss before he went on the stand at the second Browne trial. John J. O'Keefe, a Chicago police man, who had White in his custody In the early part of August, 1910, testi fied: "White told me if Browne was convicted Lorimer would be unseated and State's Attorney Wayman would be governor of Illinois, and he expect to be made warden of Jollet peniten tiary. He told me to keep my mouth shut and I'd not have to stay in the police department. O'Keefe also said White told him President Wright of the Illinois Federation of Labor had brought word from Governor Deneen that he need not be afraid of being put in Jail for any testimony he had given : also that White admitted to him he had sworn falsely against Browne." Washington, Dec 8. Resolutions adopted by the Illinois delegation to the rivers and harbors congress yes terday set forth that when provision has been made for the digging ot channel from Lockport to Utlca, DJ., stretch of 62 miles, the chain of water ways through tbe Mississippi valley will be complete. Reference to the long continued quarrel between the Deneen ana Lori- mer forces in Illinois, which has pre vented action by the legislature upon a definite plan for the expenditure of the authorized $20,000,000 bond issue, is avoided in the resolutions. The res olutions are of such a nature that both factions were able to unite upon them without a squabble. The 100 Illinois delegates adopted them unanimously and reported them to the congress as representing the committees of the state. DEBTEE OW COMMITTEE. The committee which drafted the resolutions was composed of Governor Deneen, Isham Randolph and H. C. Gardner of Chicago, William A. Meese of Moltne and Mayor George Parsons of Cairo. The essential statements of the res olutions are: That the United States government has expended $60,000,000 on the Ohio river, creating a depth of nine feet and employing 64 locks. That the government has expended $12,000,000 on the Missouri river, crea ting a depth of six. feet. That the government proposes BperLlLaB2PjL4s todKlPaUft. JCUJU nois river between Utica and the Mis sissippi. That the sanitary district of Chi cago has expended $66,000,000 in dig ging the drainage canal from Chicago to Lockport. That the city of Chicago has com plied with the government's demands that tunnels under the Chicago river be lowered and that center pier bridges be removed. That the city of Chicago has planned a harbor in connection with which the government proposes to build a $7,000, 000 breakwater. That the government has for years been improving the Mississippi river below St. Louis, and is ready to go ahead with enlarged plans for a deep waterway. That the only link missing in the chain of waterways in the Mississippi valley is the stretch of 162 miles be tween Lockport and Utlca, That there should be no further de lay in the development of a waterway through Illinois. ILLIXOISAKS ARB ELECTED. Several Illlnolsans were honored In the election of officers of tue congress Yesterday. T. Edward Wilder was re elected as direotor of the congress for the great lakes territory; Harold F. McCormick, vice president for Illinois; William A. Meese of Mollne, director for the Mississippi valley, and George Parsons of Cairo, director for the Ohio river valley. Former State Representative Thom as H. Riley of Jollet acted as spokes man for the committee of the recent lakes to the gulf deep waterway con vention in Chicago in presenting reso lutions to speaker Champ Clark of the national house. FAR UNION VETERANS Moves to Back Up States That Impose Penalties for Vio lating Trust Laws. Washington, Dec 8. A fight to es tablish a general service pension of $1 day for union veterans opened to the house today when Adair of Indi ana called up the Sherwood bill, in troduced last April. The prospect Is for a long and vigorous debate. FEDERAL SUPPORT FOR STATES. Nelson of Wisconsin introduced a bill in the house designed to support states which have ousted corporations for violations of the state trust law. The bill provides that whenever a law of a state regulating foreign corpora tions la violated, enforcement of pen alties will have the backing of the fed eral government. HOUSE WANTS rVFORMATIOI;, The house by resolution today called upon the president for Information as to whether the paper and pulp section of the Canadian reciprocity bill is now in force, and what other nations are demanding concessions given Canada. SUMMON BEET FARMERS. Subpoenas have been issued by the house sugar trust committee for a number of farmers engaged In beet sugar culture. They will be called to uvv ieasvsj va. vuiuiauu Ma uioi a that the beet sugar refiners do not deal fairly, with beet farmers. JToday Tomns Tlj-t41r4t it Masla au called jand .qufistlnasw Hi to his state----'' uiuui mat recruits tor ue uoioraao beet fields ara fathered In Mia alums PASTOR IS ACQUITTED OF A CHARGE OF FRAUD Chicago, Dec. 8. Henry Scotford, pastor of Hamilton Park Congrega tional church, West Seventy-first street and Normal avenue, for the last 14 years, was acquitted of charge of defrauding through the malls by a Jury in Judge Land Is' branch of the United States district court yesterday. The minister, who Is 60 years old, was arrested several months ago after the offices of the National Patent and Investment company, 184 LaSalle street, was raided by agents of the- department of justice. He was charged as pro prietor of the business with exact ing fees from Inventors by the use of the mafia without rendering any service. Slow Getting Jury. Chicago. Dec. 8. The work of se lecting a Jury for the packers' case con- t!miA1 tmiav Of th 1? mpn' in tVi box when court opened, it is thought I known here today. They were school- but two will survive challenges. 'mates. To Wed "Soap King's" Widow, Fargo, N. D., Dec 8. J. P. William son, a well known stockman and farm er of Sargent county, will marry Mrs, J. S. Kirk, widow of the Chicago soap king," duringt he holidays. It became CHINESE ADMIRAL IN ESCAPE AS A COOLIE Victoria, B. C Admiral Sah, com mander of a Chinese fleet which sur rendered to rebels, reached Shanghai after many adventures, disguised as a coolie, according to advices received here today. When the admiral escap ed from the flagship a price was placed on his head. He reached Shanghai in the steerage of the steamer Tatung, having boarded that vessel at Kluklang after a long walk across the country- FACTIONAL FIGHT IS DUSTURBING PANAMA Panama, Dec 8. Commenting on political disturbances which culmin ated in a riot Dec 6, when street fighting between factions occurred, the Star and Herald this morning express es fear a repetition will lead to mil itary occupation and a provisional gov ernment by the united States. NEW RECORD IS SET IN AEROPLANE ENDURANCE Johannesthal, Germany, Dec. 8.- A new endurance record for an aero plane flight with a passenger was achieved today by Herr Suvelack, who stayed in the air 4 hours and 23 minutes. The previous record was 2 hours, 10 minutes and 55 sec onds. EMPEROR DELAYED: RAIL CHIEF A SUICIDE Victoria, B. C, Dec. 8. Giving his life as atonement because the emperor of Japan was forced to spend an hour delayed in a common waiting room, Moji Rhijiro Shlmidzu, train superin tendent, threw himself under a train. according to advices brought by the Awa Mara. Shlmidzu was in charge of arrangements for tbe emperor s Journey from Kyushu, where he wit nessed big army maneuvers, and the Imperial train was delayed as a re sult of the derailment due to a mis placed .switch. Shlmidzu left a letter saying he considered it his duty to give his life to pay for the emperor's embarrassment.- The emperor was much distressed when the incident was reported to him. LENA CAVALIERI CHANLER IS TO GET HER DIVORCE New York. Dec 8. Robert W. Chanler, once sheriff of Dutchess county and husband of Llna Cava lier! returned from Paris today. He had gone with his lawyer to attend court where the opera singer is suing him for divorce. "I am offering no defense to my wife's action for di vorce," he said. "The matter is now In the hands of the Judge. There has been a financial settlement but I won't talk about that." JESSIE ELLW0DD RAY IS DIVORCED IN COLORADO Denver, Dec 8. Mrs. Jessie Ell wood Ray, daughter of the late Isaac Ell wood, was granted a divorce from Benjamin Franklin Ray, here Nov. 25. The fact that she had obtained a di vorce did not become public until yes terday. The divorce was granted the same day the suit was filed. Ray In terposed a demurrer, which was over ruled. He then refused to answer the charge of mental aad physical cruelty. Mrs. Ray received $1,000 last Septem ber from the estate of her father and since that time has received other large sums. Hero of Sherman's March Dead. Upper Sandusky, Ohio, Dec 8. Cole A. Hawkins, who, after a voyage In a rowboat in which he had his nose broken by a confederate, was tbe first to reach a nnlon warship and telegraph to Washington of General Sherman's successful march to the sea, died Tuesday night.' aged 68. Woman Held as Highway Robber. Mount Vernon, HI., Dec. 8. Charged with being a highway robber, Dollie Stephens is in jail here. Ernest Cole sayg ehe robbed him of $123.