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AND ARGUS. Iwil
Associated Press
Exclusive Wire
SIXTY-SECOND YEAR. NO. 7.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 1912. SIXTEEN PAGES.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
HAVE A CLOSE
BATTLE; BIG
LOSS IN MEN
THE ROCK
1SL
FACTIONS IN
DEATH PENALTY FOR
MONOPOLIZING OUR ATTENTION AGAIN
GENERAL FELIX DIAZ j
HAVANARIOT;
40 WOUNDED
DEATH CHAIR
PENALTY FOR
CHftS.CECKER
Jury Returns a Verdict
After Deliberating for
Eight Hours.
Further Details of Bloody
Bulgarian and Turk
Clash.
SCUTARI SURROUNDED
Town Is at Mercy of the Monte
negrin Force Populace
Is in Panic.
j,:-! - .V -fT)t
SENTENCED NEXT WEEK
LONDON, OCT. 2b. THE BULGAR
IAN AND CREEK ARMIES CARRIED ' Penalty,
General Felix Diaz.
General Felix Diaz, nephew of
Mexico's former president and lead
er of the latest Mexican revolution,
having been captured by the Madero
forces will probably suffer the death
Counsel for Convicted Police Of
ficial to Ask Stay of
Execution.
New York. Oct. 25. The jury in the
He and the other leaders , ca6e Df police Lieutenant Becker.
nt the rehpl!ions troons are to be
OUT SUCCESSFULLY THEIR PART,court martiaied at once.
OF THE FIRST STAGE OF THE
WAR AGAINST TURKEY BY THE
CAPTURE OF KIRK-KILISSEH AND J
THE TURKISH BASE IN THE
TOWN OF SERVIA.
THEIR ALLIES. MONTENEGRO
AND SERVIA, ARE NOW WORKING
DESPERATELY TO DO THEIR
SHARE BY OVERCOMING THE
TURKISH POSTS AT 6CUTARI AND
KUMANOVA, WHICH LATTER IS
THE KEY TO USKUP. BULGAR-
TWO MAJORS ON
STAFF OF DIAZ
SHOT TO DEATH
charged with the murder of Gambler
Rcstnthal, returned a verdict 'if guil
ty tl murder In the first degree at
four minutes after midnight this
morning. The Jury had been out about
eight hours. This verdict means that
the death penalty undoubtedly vill bt
imposed.
The jurors refused today to discuss
their deliberations. Wednesday next
Justice Goff will fix the time t'jr the
prisoner's death in '.hj electric clu:r.
Mclntyre, chief ounsel for the de
fense, today begai preliminary fteps
looking to an appeal and stay of exe-
ien:. The case vlll
Vera Cruz. Mexico, Oct. 23. Major
Zarate and Major Cueeta, two of the
captured officers on the staff of Felix cution for his
Diaz, were shot by federal troops last , be fought to the coii't of aopeals. a;ul
IANS CONSIDER THE CAPTURE OF night after being sentenced to death i Becker, pacing a cell In the tombs,
KIRK-KILISSEH A GREAT ! by summary court martial. ! expresses hope In the outcome.
I .. .... ... . . . 1 Mrs. Becker, who fainted when the
ACHIEVEMENT VICTORS ARE, Fell Diaz will be brought before1 ,. . . "
pnicvtnitu i. v iv- luna nnc " vertlirt uaa announced is iinnpr the
the court martial this afternoon. Pub- j care of relatlve8 at her horio in the
lie opinion against DUz Is strong. j Bronx.
General Deltran has been Informed i mother overcome.
that Diaz and other rebels are to be ; Becker's mother, aged S3, is over
treated strictly according to the mill- j come at her son's conviction. Keep
tpry code. It is reported Captain Ma-j er8 at tne u.rabs say Becker did not
deio brought the message and if the 8iPep jaBt nignt. His fellow-prisoners
orders are carried out Diaz and his heard the verdict almost the instant
Comrades will be executed. waR nnnnnnnopd In nnmp mvKter-
Mexico lity, uct. zo. a
novlng General Diaz, rebel
from the Jurisdiction of a military
court, was granted by the federal court
CONFIDENT OF THE ABILITY TO
CUT COMMUNICATIONS BETWEEN
DRIANOPLE AND CONSTANTIN
OPLE AND TAKE THE FORMER
CITY. THAT, HOWEVER, IN THE
OPINION OF MILITARY EXPERTS,
VILL BE A DIFFICULT TASK, A3
THE FORTS AT ADRIANOPLE ARE
THOROUGHLY UP-TO-DATE.
THE CROWN PRINCE OF GREECE
HAS. FORM ALLY ENTER ED --TMB
TOWN OF SERVIA, WHOSE POS
SESSION GIVES FREE ACCESS TO
MACEDONIA. THE SERVIAN ARMY
CLAIMS TO HAVE TAKEN THE
TURKISH TOWN OF KUMANOVA',
tUT IT IS
FIGHTING IS STILL IN PROGRESS
IN THE VICINITY OF THAT PLACE.
BELGRADE, OCT. 25. SERVIANS
CLAIM TO HAVE WON A GREAT
V'CTORY OVER THE TURKS AT
writ re-1 jOU8 manner the message was flashed
e t from rpll to cell and when Hppirpr
tramped back along the corridor faces
were pressed at 1 the bars to watch
,,, n nws' TUfc g
Conservatives and Liber
als Fight at Close of
Meeting
IN HEART OF THE CITY
Fronts of Hotels and Cafes
Fronting Park Riddled by
Bullet Holes.
htre, Jhj6.actlon wafcea qn ajlea. hIal- ,Yef no one spoke to hinr. -Hi m -lcttrautmmates.-BveraI -weeterj
or ueuifnaoi muuoi, a cousin 01 ui. , 8et face lnvlte(i no cheering comments
A full court will decide whether Diaz
shall be returned to the Jurisdiction
of a military court or be tried by a
civil tribunal.
from his companions.
SIX MORE TO BE TRIED.
Not a word came today from the
four gunmen ad their two alleged
PRISON IS SET ON
FIRE BY CONVICTS
Jackson, Mich., Oct 25. Fire In the
state prison, started, according to
Warden Simpson, by convicts in retal
iation for the flogging he imposed on
ago, Wednesday night , damaged the
binder twine warehouse $50,000.
The fire was discovered just after
the last convict had been locked in
Hvc Weather
larce number of dead and wounded on
EVIDENT OBSTINATE I the field. Zekka Pasha then attacked 1 tried for Rosenthal's death
1 and routed the Bulgarians, driving , of their trials, which probably will be
them also across the frontier with a j separate, have not been announced.
K-ss of four field guns.
TO WW SVRROIXDKD.
Itleka. Montenegro. Oct. 25. The
Montenegrin army succeeded in sur- j
rounding the Turkish town of Scutari
accomplices "Jack" Sullivan and his cell. The count was taken and ev
Willlam Shapiro who are also to be : ery man accounted for. There was
The dates : no demonstration except an occasional
derisive laugh from the tiers of cells
KUMANOVA. THEY STATE THE I yesterday afternoon. The population
turkr Lost r 000 mfn. 1? r,uN!f Scutari is In a state of panic.
AND AN ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF
The Montenegrins made a desperate
attack on the town, but an annihilat
ing fire from Turkish artillery com
pelled them to,rptIre. A vigorous at
tack will be made on the citv todav
CONTINUED THREE DAY8. IT IS from three sides. Montenegrins occu-! Mrs. OLeary's cow,
AMMUNITION. FIGHTING OF THE
MOST DESPERATE CHARACTER
as the flames mounted skyward.
As the glare from the fire spread
over the city every available piece of
fire apparatus was rushed to the pris
on yard, and po'.ice reserves called
out to prevent any possible attempt
at a prison delivery. Thousands of
persons, aroused by the alarm bell of
the prison, flocked to the scene and
Denver, Oct. 25. Take off you hats , deputy wardens were forced from
to the humble tortoise it Is enshrin- j lheir guard over the prisoners to pro-
i A in thP hall if nnt fame rivairv with : lect Prlson property irom tne gainer-
O'LEARYCOWHAS
A RIVAL IN WEST
Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow for
Rock Island, Davenport, Molino,
and Vicinity.
Fair tonight and Saturday, cooler to
night with the lowest temperature
about 35 degrees.
Temperature at 7 a. m. 46. Highest
yesterday 60, lowest last night 45.
,.3'elocity of wind At 7 a., m. 2 miles
per hour.
Precipitation' none.
Relatve humidity at 7 p. m. 56, at 7
8. m. 80.
Stage of water 4.2 a rise of .1 in the
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHKRIER, Local Forecaster.
ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS.
(From noon today to noon tomorrow.)
Sun sets 5:05. rises 6:24. Evening
Kars: Mercury. Venus, Mars, JuDlter.
Morning star: Saturn.
Ha vane, Cuba, Oct 25. A number
of people were wounded In a battle be
tween conservatives and liberals
which broke out after midnight In
Central park, in the heart of the city,
at the close of a meeting of support
ers of Vice President Zayas, who Is
a candidate for the presidency. Sev
eral hundred shots were fired.
The total number wounded was 40,
including two women. Several are
said to be fatally hurt. '
The first shots were fired apparent
ly by a group of conservatives gather
ed In front of a hotel. For 10 min
utes firing was brisk.
CAVALRY CHARGES CROWD.
Mounted police cavalry charged the
crowd with drawn machetes and fired
revolvers. The mob returned the fire
from windows and porches of houses.
The hottest fighting was in front of
Albert club. A number of shots struck
the American club.
Reinforcements of soldiers and po
lice arrived and the mob dispersed.
Fronts of hotels and cafes facing the
park were riddled with bullet holes.
Political excitement runs high. Both
factions threaten to renew hostilities.
the Indiana, Algonah,
North Lake Copper Mining compan
ies liL. Michigan, waa returned today
against Stephen'R. Dow, a stock brok
er. Dow was released on f 25,000 cash
ball.
sne tnat k;ck
8aID THE TURKS
26.000.
FACI(1 IIHHE5IDER.
London, Oct. 25 A Turkish army
! ing crowd. There was talk of calling
' nut lha militia hut the annarpnt rinr-il-
NUMBERED, Pled the town of Tarakosch after bom- d over the lantern and set Chicago ; f ,he prisoner8 caused this pjan
uarameni or tne ronress. 1 ney aiso" io.iu.bc. to be abandoned, temporarily at least,
tf-ok possession of the upper fort evac-Jever, chose not a lowly stable in , Warden slmpBon was reticent as to
uated by the Turks. j which to leave Its record; rather, it fc , , f h fi h ,d t
K euiiije. vjci. o An engagement IB . uu.vu a,iuUU6u Hpnv th Btnrv pirrnlatprt hv ouarAa
j J - - - - - . j - - - j r- -
; and assistant wardens that the fire
of 22.000 men commanded by Rlza Hey ; proceeding between Montenegrins and I did not burn Denver, It caused the
1s facing the alternative of uncondl- i urklsh near Koplik, 12 miles north ' death of 25 tortoises, including itself.:
tlnnal surrender or useless slaughter, of Scutari.
A I . 1 . . . T-l.n . . I .. 1. . J J .. - ,
t!r th town of Srtu .rln. t . A .v- ..-,.,-v , V, ,1 . Th u tl.,h. 1 " pi Kriiuiiiiai y ... . C. iRawun snu-eu
. .. . . . " . mm."" '""- iu.ueu iuiMtu pu- " """"''"S l" that the flames Rtarted in th hinrtpr
was of incendiary origin.
au Athens dispatch. The Turks are' sit ion and forced a retreat on Scu
Judged in by cliffs and the torrents of
tbe river Allakmen. and the Greek
army Is flushed with victory. Surren
der la a matter of a few hours.
HOSPITALS ( HOW l)KI.
Vienna, Oct. 25. The numbor of
tarl.
ton, rector of St. Mark's Episcopal j lw,ne warehou8e. A flre trap mad9
church
I in the church. That they might not !
KT TO SErt'RE PEACPi
Sofia, Oct. 25 "If the powers sin
cerely desire to pacify the Balkans, I catch pneumonia through prevalence
peace can soon be concluded." said of the micrococcus he placed a lighted
Premier Cuechoff of Bulgaria In an In- ernp in the box. One tortoise, like
woundtxl are being transported from ( terview this morning. He continued: i Mrs. O'Leary's cow, kicked over the
Adrlanople and Kirk-KnUseh to Con-1 "The best friends of Turkey now are lamp. Firemen saved the church after
stsntlnople at so great a rate that the i those who advise her not to prolong a much damage was done.
military and government hospitals can- ropeless struggle. The sooner the '
lot contain them, according to d!s-j Turks submit the better It will be for !
fetches from Constantinople. them and humanity. All friends of
Belgrade, Oct. 25. The news of the j mankind must dpprecate the mlschlev
fni: of lUrk-KUissuh was received here t us talk that this war is one of exter-
Itfl great publlo rejoicing. A die- rilnation. The Balkan statps have no
li.tention or exterminating the Turkish
people."
Xtch from Vranya declares the Ser
UiES hold Important positions be
tween Kumanova and t'fkup and that
the Turkish army Is falling back on
Vtkup.
ConsUnUnople, Oct. 25. Stories of
desperate hand-to-hand fighting by
Hungarians and Turks are told in d!s
putches reaching; here from Adrlan
ople. Oreat losaes were sustained by
both armies In the battles of Tuesday
and Wednesday.
Eight battalions of Bulgarians who
attacked the village of Maras yester
day were repulsed by the Turks with
heavy loe.
The Turks have 150,000 of their fin
est troops on the line stretching from
Klrk-Klllrseh to Adrlanople. which
hitter city is garrisoned by 60.000 men.
StMXW IHSl ATTACKS.
On the other side of the peninsula.
George A. B. Pfuhl Cleared.
Springfield. 111.. Oct. 25. The Chica
go Bar association dropped its proceed
ings In the supreme court looking to
the disbarment of George A. B. PfuhL
It was announced that the evidence
was not sufficient to sustain the peti
tion against Ifuhl and the rule requir
ing him to answer waa discharged.
JORDAN IS FREED
BY FEDERAL JURY
100 TO TESTIFY
IN JOHNSON CASE
Chicago, Oct. 25. Deputy marshals
were busy today Be-rviag many new
ubtjoen&s on noronna tn annear h-
7.tfkkl P;iLa. with ac army of 30.OW) j M , . A
Turk., u reported to have attacked the I fire th ffderal ran1 investlga-
tir.g the Johnson-Lucliie Cameron case,
when It resumes sessions Monday. It
Is said that more than one hundred
witnesses will be heard before the In
quiry Is completed.
The mother of Luc:I occupies the
SirvUn artuy uurih of Kumanova Just
a a large force of Bulgarians was
fctout to effect a Juncture with It. The
Servian troops were broken up and
fled In confution bark across the fron
tier, leaving a battery of srtiliery and
a general's fia." oehind
frnm a n r'rt ripar hrir and nprrotpii In
Mr. Houghton kept his pets in a box ; the inflammable hemp ju6t before ,t.
ting time by one of the convicts is
said to be the cause of the conflagra
tion.
The retaliation theory Is borne up
by the threats made against Warden
Simpson when he flogged 25 convicts
during the rioting some weeks ago.
Mutterings of a "get even" sentiment
were heard among the chastised men
at that time, according to the under
wardens, and only the utmost caution
! has prevented an attempt at ven
i geance heretofore.
I When it became evident that the
binder twine warehouse could not be
(SVecM to The ArKu..) ! 8aved aU efTortB were concentrated in
Peoria, 111.. Oct. 25. Myron Jordan. ; keepinir the fire from spreading to
contributing editor of the Rock Island gUnrounding buildings, and in this ef
Weekly News, was acquitted of the fort the fire fighters were successful,
charge of sending obscene matter , The convicts made no effort to escape
through the mails by a Jury which re- and caused the small force of guards
ponea in me Lnuea otaies court to- Whn were left In charee little trouhle.
day. Jordan, on the stand late yestej-!
day, testified that he was merely an
employe and had nothing to do with
the control of the paper. His testi-!
mony was corroborated by Daniel j
Drost ,aa attache of the News. Sev
eral character witnesses were present.
Including W. R. Moore, John Peterson,
C. W. Oswald and Stephen D. Hicks.
Jordan says he got S3 per column for
writing articles, and asserted that he
had nothing to do with the article re
counting Mayor Schriver's
MRS. LINDLOFF IS
PLACED ON TRIAL
Chicago, Oct. 25. When the trial of
Mrs. Louisa Lindloff, for the murder
of her 15-year-old son Arthur, was re
sumed today an attempt was made to
call attention of the Jury to the mys
terious circumstances surrounding the
deaths of other members of the Lind
loff family. The attempt was bitterly
opposed by the defense. The court
permitted the prosecution to go Into
these deaths In detail, but said it
would rule on the admissibility of the
story of these deaths when this part
of the trial was reached.
$3,000,000 MORE
TO MORGAN FIRM
INDICT A BROKER
FOR A BIG STEAL
RoRton. Oct. 25. An. Indictment
charging the larceny of $145,000 from ' MAJ. DANIEL H0GAN DEAD
Franklin and 1 . .
rrominent figure in state ana Na
tional Republican Politics.
Chicago, Oct 25. Major Daniel Ho-
gan, clerk of the federal court at Dan
ville, former collector of the port of
Chicago and for many years a power
In state and national republican poli
tics, died yesterday at Park Ridge. He
had been under treatment for a com
plication of organic ailments at St.
Luke's hospital for about two months,
but was taken to Park Ridge a short
time ago In the hope that he might
again gain strength more rapidly.
Mr. Hogan was born In Ireland In
1849. He was brought to Illinois In
early Infancy, was educated in Cairo,
111, studied telegraphy and went into
the United States army telegraph
corps in the Civil war. He remained
In the service throughout the war.
His first political office was that of
clerk of Pulaski county. He was re
elected without opposition. Then he
entered state politics and was elected
state senator. He served his district
until 18S7, when he resigned to accept
the appointment of Internal revenue
collector for the southern district of
Illinois. President Cleveland refused
to remove him to make way for a
democrat, but Major Hogan resigned
the office.
In 1897 he waa appointed registrar
of grain In Chicago. He retained this
oHlce until the Spanish-American war
broke out, when he was appointed ma
jor and went with General Miles to
Porto Rico.
On his return from the war he was
reappointed registrar of grain, which
office he resigned to accept the one
he filled until his death.
DEMOCRATS PLAN
A STRONG FINISH
Chicago, Oct. 25. It was announced
today many speakers of prominence in
the democratic party will be brought
into Illinois in an effort to carry the
state in November. Among the speak
ers are Senator O'Oorman of New
York and William J. Bryan. The lat
ter will be here tomorrow. Bryan
will speak In 11 Michigan towns to
day.
Princeton, N. J., Oct. 25. Governor
Wilson will resume next Monday In
Philadelphia his speaking campaign In
terrupted when Colonel Roosevelt was
shot.
NOBLEMAN IN A
SUICIDE ATTEMPT
New York, Oct. 25. J. P. Morgan
& Co., received $3,000,000 in Interna
tional Harvester company stock as
commission for the sale of D. M. Os
brone & Co.'s plant to the so-called
.trust, according to William Hamilton
of the Morgan firm, who testified at
the government proceedings against
the Harvester company today.
Chicago, Oct 24. Curt Garten
Von Knobelsdorf, tried to commltte
suicide yesterday In the county Jail
where he was held on a charge of ob
taining money on false pretenses. He
tied a rope made of torn strips of
blanket, around his neck and to the top
of his cell, and was about to leap from
the bed, when a guard saw him.
He said his attempt on his life grew
out of his disgrace, and the fear that
his relatives would hear of It.
DEPUTY SHERIFF
SHOT BY PICKETS
Bingham. Utah, Oct. 25. Deputy
Sheriff Tidwell was shot and perhaps
fatally wounded and a foreman and
two Greek miners were wounded in a
alleged ft ht hti'wn officer inii P.rtwV tHV
vu.il to rwni. ine case was pven to j plCKets when operations by the United
the Jury late yesterday and the ver-;s,8leg mine at jamway were resumed
aict was reaay wnen court opened to- ttday,
nay.
Cutter Pursues Schooner.
Mobile, Oct. 25. The revenue cutter
Winona is steaming In pursuit of the
IW0RE INDIANA MEN HELD
INDIAN IS DEAD AT 120
Jce Manltou, Son of Chief, Was Born
on Chicago Site.
Traverse City, Mich., Oct. 25. Joe
Manltou, who was 120 years of age, as
near as can be ascertained, died last
Grand Jury Returns 70 True Bills in night at his home near Cedar, Leela
Illegal Registration Quiz. j nau county. He was a son of a Pot-
Terre Haute, lnd., Oct. 25. Contin-; tawattomie chief who In the early
uing its inquiry into illegal registra-; days lived on the site of what Is now
tions, the grand Jury returned yester-! Chicago. During the early Indian
day 70 lndictnr.ents against enrolled ; wars he was engaged In many battles
voters in the Second ward. Judge j against the whites.
Fortune called in Sheriff Walsh and j
ordered immediate arrests. The sher-j
Iff told the court it appeared that many
of the names on the registration books ;
were fictitious. Afterward the sheriff!
an out f( Andrew P Trlrlav InenaitlA,!
- - - - J I . . . . -. .
of precinct C, Sugar Creek township,
and Enno Harms, inspector of precinct
A, Sixth ward. These men were In
dicted for alleged conspiracy to enter
in the registration books names of men
not entitled to vote.
Wok niiDy r loonerg and found a i iord
Pioneer Minister Dies.
Lincoln, 111, Oct, 25. Rev. William
M. Murray, aged 68, a picneer minister surpected filibuster schooner Dantzler,
of the Cumberland Presbyterian , wMch quietly departed this mornicK.
The Turks same cell with her daughter at Rock- church and a Civil war veteran, is dead It Is believed the Dantxler aimed to
at his home here.
1 rtach a Uexlcau cut.
La Crosse, Wis. Ernest Revels, a
farmer, called his dog, fondled him
tenderly, shot him and then killed him-
ROOSEVELT NOW
WRITING MESSAGE
COUNTY OPTION LEAGUE
Anti-Saloon Organization Pledges Ef
forts Along This Line.
Rockford, 111., Oct. 25. Organization
of a state county option league was a
feature of the meeting of the Illinois
Anti-Saloon league yesterday. The or
ganization Is pledged to exert all ef
forts to secure county option and offi
cers who will direct it were named as
fallows:
President W. W. Bennett, Rock
ford. Secretary Ward I. Nicholas, Rock
ford. Organizer George H. Wilson,
Qulncy.
There was considerable discussion
regarding the Indorsement of state and
legislative candidates, but the matter
was left to the organization's state officers.
Twins Die Together.
Chicago, Oct. 25. United by death
as well by birth, Genevieve and Jea
nette Wilny, twins, two months old,
ti le morning were found dead In their
citdle. The father, who discovered
Oyster Bay, Oct. 25 Colonel Roose-jtbe babies dead, said until last night
veil took up active work of his cam-; tl ey seemed In good health. When put
paign today, the first time since he! In the cradle last night the twins
was shot. He dictated a number of seemed a little sick.
letters to progressive leaders and be-
gan preparation of a speech which he Milwaukee Albert H. Bitter was
expects to deliver In New York next ! sentenced to 15 years In the state oen-
self. Frlenie of Revels found the (week. Roosevelt Is still weak and 1 itentlary after be pleaded guilty of
dog licking a hand of his master, but; finds hlmsejf greatly fatigued if he un-: abducting Miss Frieda Norman, aged
ut flakes too much. JIG.
the animal died later.

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