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Associated Press Exclusive Wire HOME EDITION SIXTY-SECOXD YEAR. XO. 22. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1912. TWELVE PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. THE ROCK IGXJS f PREMIER OF SPAIN SLAIN; SHOT TWICE Assassin, Believed Anar chist, Then Ends His Own Life. The Weather J IS DAYLIGHT TRAGEDY Victim on Way to Attend Cabi net Meeting When Felled by Bullet. Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow for Rock Island, Davenport, Molina, and Vicinity. Rain this afternoon and tonight, colder tonight with the lowest tem perature near freezing. Wednesday, fair and eolder. Temperature at 7 a. m., 60. Highest yesterday, 71; lowest last night, 58. Velocity of wind at 7 a. m, 4 miles per hour. Precipitation, none. Relative humidity at 7 p. m., 69, at 7 a. m., 75. Stage of water, 2.9, a fall of .1 In last 24 hours. J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster. SGHRANKINA GUILTY PLEA; MIND WEAK ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. (From noon today to noon tomorrow.) Sun arts 4:44, rises 6:45. Evening stars: Mercury. Venus, Jupiter. Morn ing stars: Saturn, Mars. ROOSEVELT IS TG CONTINUE BATTLE Madrid, Nov. 12. The Spanish pre mier, Jose Canalejas was assassinated today. The assassin, when captured by the pollre, gave the name of Man uel Pardlnas Serrato Martin. He said he waa a native of Elgrado, province of Huesora. Martin fired four shots at Canalejas as he was entering the ministry of the Interior to attend a cabinet meet ing. Two shots struck the statesman behind the right ear and he fell dead on the spot. Martin Is 23 and Is be lieved to be an anarchist. After his arrest the assassin committed suicide. AT LOW HA1M.E. Martin fired four shots from the re volver at close range. Three struck I the premier, who fell to the sidewalk and died Immediately. Bystanders seized the assassin and handed him over to the police. He turned the re volve r uj-on hims If and died frum the self-inflicted wounds. The assassin came to Spain a short time ago from Buenos Aires, Argen tine. King Alfonso, who hurried out of the inlulHtry as eoon as heard of the assault, was deeply moved. KI (if'KtlH riUVKK. King Alfonso was immediately sum moned and, standing over the corpse of the premier, with tears in his es, said a bliort prayer. Tin' cabinet later assembled and decided to Assailant of Roosevelt Says He Intended to Kill TO REMOVE "MENACE" Milwaukee Court Appoints Commission to Inquire Into His Sanity. New York. Nov. 12. Theodore Roosevelt made a formal statement laBt night bearing upon the election and the future of the progressive par ty. In line with previous expressions of his own and of his colleagues, ho reiterates that the "progressive party has tome to si ay," and "so far from being over, the battle has Just begun." He regards the party's showing in polling more than 4,000,000 votes in the face of numerous obstacles nat urally In the path of a new movement as "literally unparalleled In the his tory of free government." Following Is the text of the state ment: "I congratulate the progressives of the country that is, I congratulate those good men and women who, with sincerity of purpose for the common good, have had the vision to look into the coming years and see what the fu ture demands from us who work In this present. "What the progressive party has done since the theft of the republican organization by the republican bosses at Chicago last June is literally un paralleled In the history of free gov ernment, worked under representative institutions. "Three months have gone by slneo mine hundreds of earnest men and women gathered to found the new pro- Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 12. John i Schrank pleaded guilty to shooting Colonel Roosevelt, The court then I decide to appoint a commission to ex amine Schrank as to his 6anity. When HUGH'S SACRIFICE MAY BE IN VAIN Chicago, Nov. 12. The sacrifice willingly made when "Billy" Rugh gave his life in an effort to save Miss Ethel Smith may have been in vain. After a month's illness the young woman suddenly has been attacked by the same ailment that resulted in Rush's death pneumonia. Her condi tion was so serious last night that her pnysiclan. Dr. J. A. Craig, was sum moned back from Lebanon, Pa., where he was to have been married today. "Billy" Rugh, the newsboy who of fered his crippled leg that akin might be grafted upon Miss Smith after she had been injured in a motorcycle acci dent, was recovering when he was suddenly stricken by pneumonia. It was pneumonia and not the opera tion that cost him his life. Miss Smith had been recovering ! since the operation and it was hoped ! fhat eha Tr i t-h t Knnn tf nTlla t lpavo the Gary hospital, where she is now confined. Yesterday, however, pneu monia made its appearance. Her physicians did everything in their power to check the progress of the disease, but finally suggested that her I rtu-n nhvaipian hp filimmnnpft ThAn it was that a telegram was sent to Dr. Craig. The accident that may cost Miss 6 ARE BLOWN TO ETERNITY BY DYNAMITE Two Thousand Pounds Ex plode at Mill in Gary, Indiana. W. E. LORIMER IS IN A CRITICAL STATE DAMAGE MILE DISTANT Windows Are Broken in Town of Miller Plant Is Not Destroyed. Gary, Ind., Nov. 12. Six men were killed by the explosion of 2,000 pounds of dynamite In one of the pack houses at the plant of the Aetna Powder company, near here, this SEE THE CONQUERING HEROINE Chicago, 111., Nov. 12. Former Sen ator William E. Lorimer la critically ill at his residence. A consultation of surgeons will be held to determine the necessity for an operation for ap pendicitis, with which he has been suf fering since Sunday. His Illness is said to have resulted Indirectly from an automobile acci dent In which he was slightly injured shortly after leaving Washington sev eral months ago. It is said Lorlmer's weakened physical condition is due to the overwork and strain of the trial which resulted In his expulsion from the senate. Lorimer was taken to the Presbyter ian hospital, the surgeons having urged an immediate operation. RUSSIATOBE U.S.GUARDIN TURKWATERS Will Also Protect Ameri can Citizens Located in Sultan's Land, TWO CRUISERS ON WAY """Jfarqum iritsto to iLe position of piemler. Caiialcjas was selected to form a cabinet iu February, 1910. He was the leader of the monarchlal demo cratic party which came into' power after the resignation of the liberal cabinet. I'OMES TO FHOT II ion. Canalejas belonged to a wealthy and prominent family. He came to the front in political life In 19 DO, when he took a leading part in the campaign against clericalism. As a member of Sagastas' cabinet In 1902 he Introduc ed many reforms, especially In regard to the working classes, and eventually created a department of labor. When he was asked in February. 1910, by King Alfonso to form a ministry the request caused a sensation. It was the first time In the history of Spain that an advanced radical was placed at the head of the ministry. TRYING SIX MEN FOR TARRING GIRL Norwalk. O., Not. 12. A large pro portion of the population of West Clarkstleld, 12 miles east of here came to this city, the county seat, to day, to be present at the trial of six men charged with tarring Minne 1-a-valley, 19, the night of Aug. 30. For ty witnesses were in court when Judge Carver took the bench. The girl claims that on the night of Aug. 30 six men hauled her be hind a building west of Clarksflcld and after stripping her, poured black paint over her. A Jury was obtained In 15 minutes after court convened. Miss lAvalley took the stand. She said on the eight In question she escorted a young girl friend. Emma Swarts, to the depot to take the train to Norwalk. On the way home, she- said. Just In the center of the village, she was seized by several men. They hauled her back of a store building, and partly stripping her. stood hnr on her head and poured black roof paint over her. She ran home when reler.ycl. The witness said Ernest Wlb was the first to grab her and that Harlow Welsh rub bed the paint in. without any organization, against tht wealth of the country, against the en tire organized political ability of the country, against the bitter hostility of 90 per cent of the press of the coun try, against the furious opposition of every upholder of special privilege, whether In politics or in business, and with the channels of information to the public largely choked the pro gressive party baa po'.led between 4,- t'iHi.000 and 4,500,000 votes; has hopelessly beaten one of the old par ties, both In the electoral college and In the popular vote; has token second i place In the nation, and either first or ' second place In some 37 of the 48 states. "No task In any way approaching 1 this has ever before been performed I by any party In our country. Such ai fiat, performed by volunteers hastily j brought together and without any pre-1 vlous eooiH-ration with each other, ENGLISH REMEDY FOR DIVORCE EVIL Deadlock in International Po litical Situation Due to the War Continues. Philadelphia, Nov. 12. The armor ed cruisers Tennessee and Montana Bhortly after 10 o'clock this morning started for Constantinople to safe guard American interests. Washington, Nov. 12. Russia has officially informed the United States today It will look out for the Interests of the United States In Turkish wat ers and United States citizens In Turkey. DEADLOCK COTIHUE. London, Nov. 12. A deadlock In the international political situation brought about by the Balkan war continues. Neither Austria-Hungary nor Servla has given way on a single mission on divorce, which has been ' f A1Kbania the Proposed occupa investigating this eubject for several i t on, b Servians of a port on the Ad- UdtlU OCA. seen In his coll several hours before he was taken to the court room. against the trained veterans of the po- tQe facJ. toat nlg liberty for poggibly WILSON TO 3 BIDDEN TO WHITE HOUSE BY TAFT Washington. Nov. 12. President Taft intimated to friends today he would like to entertain Governor and Mrs Wilson at the White house be fore the pr-Mdent-eleet assumes office. lit H al arena. these trained veterans including the entire mercenary forces of politics should be a source of ' pride not only to those who perform ed the task but to all believers in good citizenship and In the capacity of Americans for self-government. "During the campaign I said re peatedly that this was In no shape or way a one-man movement, but, a movement for great principles a movement which has sprung, as all healthy movements In our democracy must spring, from the heart and con science of the people themselves. This truth must be kept steadily before the minds of all of us. The progressive party has come to stay. "If either of the old parties will en deavor to put Into legislation any one of our p.axks It can count upon our hearty support In bo doing, but we will not ret contented until the entire platform is enacted Into law and be come part of our political system, na tional and state. "So far from being over the battle has just began. We will not rest con tent until every feature of the pro gressive program has been put Into effect; and when this has been done, unquestionably there will have open ed to us new avenues along which it will still be a duty to work for the moral and economic betterment of our people. "THEODORE ROOSEVELT." the next 15 years was in Jeopardy. "That's right, the trial is today, isn't it?" he mused unconcernedly. "Oh, well. It might as well be over. I am not concerned over the outcome. My crime was a political crime, rather than a crime against humanity. I guess that with all the political crime of the last few years they won't be very hard on me. However, if they give it to me hard, I guess I can take, my medicine." Smith's life has marred two romances. Hoy Roberts and Miss Smith were to have been married about the date of the accident, but the injuries of the two principals necessitated an indefin ite postponement of the wedding. Dr. Craig was to have been married the day after the accident. The oper ation upon "Billy" Rugh and the fol lowing operation upon Miss Smith de manded a postponement of his wed ding. He was to have been married today, but it is probable that, the cere mony again will be delayed because i the necessity of his returning to i Gary. Ucbrris, who was but slightly burn ed in the same accident in which Miss Smith sustained injuries, Btill is con fined to his home. Schrank avoided mention of Roose velt and when asked about the man he 6hot the prisoner waved the thought away as though it was a matter, by reason of Its lack of Interest, that VICTIM HELD A MENACE. i COmml88l0 the In his plea, Schrank sought to die-! ur" UUJUU "c rcttu " wnne tingulsh between an assault upon ' the prosecutor explained its purpose. Roosevelt as a "menace" and an at- "The man is insane," said Zabel. tack upon Roosevelt as a citizen. i "It would be wrong to sentence him "How do you plead to the charge?' ' j for a crime if he was mentally un Prosecutor Zabel asked the prisoner, sound. Just because he was willirts to standing at his elbow holding over hi3 plead guilty." arm a black overcoat. "I will name a commission to in- "Why. guilty, Mr. Zabel," replied ' Cuire into his sanity," announced the the prisoner in a confused way, as 1 n,lrt "L1 no one ,eave tbe court though not sure he was following the.,M,m until the enant is outside ire cuy nan. ocurana went racK to jail with guards. FEDERATION HAS SAME OLD FIGHT Rochester, N. T, Nov. 12. With re ports out of the way, delegates to ; the conventlan of the American Fed- tration of Lobor today settled down to I the discussions that may make this convention a memorable one. There is a general sentiment that the annual fight for socialism again obtrud proper procedure. "You have hird the complaint," in terposed Judge Backus in a loud voice. "You understand you are charged with the attempted murder of Roosevelt. You plead guilty or not guilty?" SHOOTS TO KILL. "I did not mean to kill a citizen. Judge," began Schrank, and the crowd in the court room gave the first audi ble evidence of Its interest In the case. "I shot Roosevelt because he was a menace to the country. He should not have a third term. I shot him as a warning that men must not try to have more than two terms as presi dent. I shot Roosevelt to kill him. I think all men trying to keep them- KXAMIXATIOV IS BEfil X. ' Judge Backus appointed Attorney Joseph Flanders of Milwaukee to rep ! resent Schrank at the sanity hearing. The judge named four experts, all of ' Milwaukee, to examine Schrank. They : begin the examination this afternoon. morning. The dead include Willitt Hatpin, foreman; Charles Schmidt, C, O. Carlson, and three unidentified workmen. A number of workmen were reported Injured, but officials of the company said this was incorrect. The men who lost their lives were re pairing one of the packing machines when the explosion occurred. DY.VAM1TH LOOSE. The dynamite which exploded was loose in 100-pound lots on packing trays, and but for this the explosion would have been much more severe. A South Shore interurban train was within a few hundred yards of the plant when the explosion occur red, but no one on the train was In jured, although the force of the ex plosion broke windows in the town of Miller, a mile distant. The pack houses are sunk in the ground. This arrangement prevented the destruction of the plant. years, has mado public the result of its Inquiries. The majority report recommends that the two sexes be placed on an equality before the law with regard to the grounds for divorce, which shall be adultery, desertion for three years, Incurable Insanity after five years' confinement, and habitual drunken ness, found to be incurable after three years. From the Issuance of the first separ ation order. It Is recommended that all divorce cases shall be heard by a judge alone, who Is empowered to close the court during the hearings and prohibit the publication of details. The majority report also recom mends that, no report on matrimonial cases shall be allowed until they are finished, and that the publication of the portraits of the parties thereto shall be prohibited. The report states that the evidence taken during the investigations show ed that the proposed extension of the grounds for divorce, far from tending to lower the standard of morality, has had a contrary effect and that the present stringent restrictions and costliness of divorce are productive of immortality and Illicit relations, par ticularly among the poorer classes. This report Is signed by nine commis sioners. The minority's report, which Is sign ed by the archbishop of York and two other commissioners, opposes the ex tension of the causes for divorce on the ground that this Is destructive to the sanctity of the marriage ties and family life, and contrary to the princi ples of Christian faith in Its relation to marriage. National Apple Show Is Opened. Spokane, Wash., Nov. 12. Amid the blowing of whistles and the ringing of bells the fifth national apple show was opened here yesterday, when Gov ernor M. I. Hay formally announced that King Pip V. had ascended hid throne. The great powers not directly Inter ested In the outcome, more particular ly Germany, are making strong ef fort sto reconcile the two antagonists, and It Is believed Germany has at least Induced Austria-Hungary not to press Its objections to Servia's claims until the end of the campaign. Ger many has pointed out that the wholo question in the Balkans can then be settled by a European conference, la which Balkan nations would have a voice. WILL PLAJT COJfFEREjrCB. When Archduke Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian throne, meets the Ger man emperor shortly plans for this conference will be drawn up in out line. This view coincides with that of great Britain, as Premier Acqulth ex plained In a speech Saturday. Des patches from the Bulgarian side today state that Bulgarian troops suffered heavy losses in taking the two Turk ish forts on Kartaltepe and Papaztepe outside the fortress of Adrianople. a despatch from Constantinople saya bills of health of all vessels leaving the Turkish capital are marked, "chol era prevails in Constantinople." ATTACK TCHATALAJA PORTS. Sofia, Nov. 12. It is known that Bulgarian troops have opened their at tack on Tchatalja forts, but no de tails of fighting have been received. Some Turks taken prisoners during the sorties declares conditions in the city are desperate, the population on the verge of starvation, and it la thought the Turkish garrison will b4 starved out in 10 days at the utmost. London, Nov. 12. Rumors are cui rent in Sofia that the Bulgarians cap- ' tured the line forts at Tchatalja, la front of Constantinople. It is also stated a Bulgarian army has reached Saloniki. Baer Sees No Coal Shortage. Philadelphia, Nov. 12. "If the peo ple are patient I see no reason why the public cannct be fully supplied with coal without any suffering," said George F. Baer, president of the Read ing company, in discussing today the reported shortage of anthracite coal. Thanksgiving Proclamation. Springfield, 111., Nov. 12. Governor Deneen today Issued the annual proc lamation calling upon the citizens of Illinois to observe the last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving day. SALARY LIMIT IS UP TO MAGNATES Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 12. Presi dent M. H. Sexton called the 11th an nual meeting of the American Associa tion of Professional Baseball leagues to order shortly after noon. After the reading of the report of Secretary Farrell, which indicated a satisfactory condition of the association, the meet ing adjourned until tonight or tomor row. Clubs in the AA and A classes were I insistent that, if a salary limit is im- Negro With Political Record Dies. Evansvtlle. Ind., Nov. 12. Robert ftl. Nichol. aged 70. an ex-slave, died txlay. He was a delegate to the re publican national convention at Cin- ennati iu 187$. Besides, he was the j cays the eve first negro ever to . make a political i eight-hour day and the abolition of I "All eech la Indians, j child labor will be discussed. ' taking id- President Gortpf. be concluded er-present question of, an plea f selves in office should be killed. They become dangerous. I did not do it be cause he was the candidate of the pro- progressive party, either, gentlemen," FOR (OMII'illlV. j CORNERSTONE SOUTHERN ! MONUMENT IS PLACED i Washington, Nov. 12. Laying of j the cornerstone of the great monu ! nient in Arlington cemetery to the confederate dead, was the principal evt-nt today of the opening program of the annual convention of the Unit ed Daughters of the Confederacy. Thousands of women surrounded the site of the monument to witness the i ceremony conducted ty Hilary Her- I bert, former secretary of the navy. DES MOINES HAS RIOT IN A STRIKE Des Moines, Iowa, Nov. 12. Rioting, iu wuicu woi suoiB were nrea ana hm,r' sccoinn tha rt in vi.., , - , . .. .. . str"6 strike awhy.chhaad idormani j SSJT " " i t'TT "T several weeks. Five hundred union I J P b",1"1 fr.m 'clnK. means of luigiier salaries, me men wnicn otner- wlse would be of profit to the smaller minors. posed, it must not be set at a figure Juror III. i which would impair the quality of the Indianapolis, Ind., Nov. 12 After an : tame, they offered nations while tha teamsters and sympathizers assembled and marched to the stables of a trans fer company, where strike breakers were preparing to take out teams. As the union vanguard rftadied the sta bles, several shots were fired. Four strike breakers were arrested, charged with carrying concealed weapons. KILLS HER CHILD; TRIES TO SUICIDE right," interrupted the court, J William Jennings Bryan w as the ora-i from the district aitorncy tha tor of the day. a DAILEY WINS BY SMALL MARGIN OVER B0ULWARE Chicago, Nov. 12. Mrs. Ella Craw-' Peoria, Nov. 11. The official count fcrd. formerly of Danville, 111., drown- ' 'he votes in this senatorial dia- Farmer Kills Mother and Self. ! ' :! her 9-'ear-o,d daughter, Klenora, ; ,r'''t shows Seuator John Dailey (re R. n. . ' ! in a bathtub at her home here today, ; publican) elected over J. R. Boulware,', Bnawnee. utua., isov. 1-. L. H. thfen atternpted to hang herself. : 'he democratic canuiate for the state H v, AtleV ?; today filing, she struck herself in the .t,ate, by a plurality of 44 vote-, shot and killed his mother, 90 years v,...,.v... i..... ... . ... ' . i'ioi i,iut-o mm x uuiLi: l, iujftdis ueviares iiiai np win nor "e . Or. a table in the room were two contest the election on his own initia fchrouds. one apparently intended for , tive, but it may be that the democrat jth child and the other for the moth-1 lc committee will ask a recount. : er. Beside the shrouds lay a note I Bloomington, III., Nov. 12. At a j telling what use they were to be put.! Mlinoisan Drops Dead In Auto, mass meeting of central Illinois pre- The note concluded: "Put the body Sterling, 111., Nov. 12. W. W. Wll gressives held here Frank H. Funk o EU r.ora betw een papa and I." The '. ley. manager cf the Sterling Ice lc vas indorsed for Lnited States sen- husband is said to have died three : Produce Co., dropped dead of heart &tor. , leara &zo. i failure in his automobile old, and then committed suicide. is believed to have been insane. Indorse Funk for Senator.