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' Associated Press Exclusive Wire SIXTY-SECOND YEAR, NO. 70. THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 1913. TWELVE PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. THE ROCK iS. IBOME EDITION MARSHALL IF WARNING TO HEEDPEOPLE Present Conditions Must Change, Says Indiana Executive. The Weather Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow for Rosk island, Davenport. Molina, and Vicinity. Unsettled weather tonight and Friu day, warmer tonight with the lowe6t temperature about 20 degrees. Temperature at 7 a. m., 16. Highest yesterday 19. lowest last night 10. Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 12 miles per hour. Precipitation none. Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 92, at 7 a. m. 98. Stage of water 2.2 no change in last 24 hoars. J. M. SHERIER. Local Forecaster. mm LETTER IN ARCHBOLD GASEGAUGHT SAY ADRIANOPlE WILL SOON FALL CALL BANKER IN CONTEMPT REFU FOR SUFFRAGETS GET 8 MOUTHS' TERM William Winkler, Negro Messenger, is Arrested in Chicago. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. (From noon today to noon tomorrow.) , Cm onto v4txa T OJ rvonlno ' SOCIALISM IS GAINER! -tars: Venus. Saturn. Morning stars CALLED AS A WITNESS Mars, Mercury, jupiter. Cites Action of Supreme Court of His State in Preventing Constitution Vote. Money Trust Committee Strikes Snag in a Goth am Witness. Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 9. "Unless a majority of the citizens. What we ' should clearly understand and consci- j entiously preserve is the line of de- ' i markation between private and public ; i social service. In a representative de- j I mocracy, that line of demarkation j ! may be charted in this language: It is ! Claims to Have Been Let When He Discovers Plot of Oil Office Boy. ! frit Ti irVi t onrl Hutv est th cta'o tn r rn- progressive legislation is enacted, the ! ' nf B people, some day, .will open up the cul-de-sac even though the opening may l-ad representative government over a precipice into pure socialism or pa'enialiK'ii." said Governor Mar shall In his message to the Indiana leg slature today. "Representative government does not riif-Hti that present-day conditions cannot be remedied. I'pon the con 'rary. progressive legislation may be enacted with no disturbance to the her unfortunate children who cannot provide for themselves. Uninten' ion ally and unconsciously the generous impulses of mankind are lowering the self-respect of the individual. Abra ham Lincoln would not have been a biblical and Shakespeareian scholar had he lived in a town with a Carnegie library. The constitution of this stae provides for a general and uniform system of common schools wherein tuition shall be without charge and Chicago, Jan. 9. William Wink field, a negro messenger, who is said to have taken the famous "Archbold letters'' from the Standard Oil com-1 suspended, it pany filed in New York and sold them, j the for Europe to intervene; London. Jan. 9. Dr. Daneff. Bulgar ian plenipotentiary, today received a i cipher message from the Bulgarian capital representing conditions at Ad rianople as appalling and the fall of the city as imminent. The capitulation of the J fortress will, in the opinion Balkan plenipotentiaries, take place j within a lew days, either directly to the besieging forces or through Euro pean pressure. Pending some fresh development, the Balkan delegates are -keeping in closest touch with the ambassadors. because they are aware that some of j the questions they have most at heart ; QSE IS U P TO SPEAKER depend almost entirely on the will of tr.e powers. V ' Meanwhile the ambassadorial con- . I frrence is doing little, hoping that the in i Adrianople difficulty will solve itself in some manner.'and thus make inter ference by the powers unnecessary Moreover the action of the ambassa dors is hampered by tne previous J agreement that they must be unani- i nious in any decision requiring intervention. Should the fall of Adrianople still j fused to give the house money trust d? aeiayea. now tnai tne conierence is rammura me names ui t.t uuuuun VOTING FOR A SPEAKER HAS NG NOTGHA Ixindon. Jan. 9. Long sentences were passed today on two of the mili-; tact suffragets who iu recent months i engaged in a campaign of destruction j of mails by means of acids and sticky i fluids. May Billlnghurst and Louisa : Gay were condemned to eight months : each. May Billinghurst. who is a crip-; Seventeenth Ballot lie mill uuauie iu ' . ttuvui i v a tricycle, already has been imprison-1 ed on several occasions in connection j with the suffrage campaign. In some cases rags were soaked In lamp oil and inserted in the slit of mail boxes. Many valuable docu ments were destroyed in this way. These Included money orders, con tracts, checks and bank notes. ED at Latter May Certify Record to the District Attorney for Prosecution. Washing'on, Jan. 9. Because he re- might be-ome impera- i bank officers who profited in a syndi- other- cate formed to market the stock of HOMELESS cnechs ana naiances ol our system or i equally open to all. The observations government. . I which I have heretofore made do not "Th last general assembly, recot I .,...,iv m tM vt,-n hfr-aiiH ihP ico nizing our unrortunatc condition with i ,,, needed that right aad placed that! ref-r.-nce to the amendment of the'du,y upon the general assembly. ! nate constitution, ordered presented j for adoption or rejection by the peo- at the election in 1912 a new con- h If nt ion . An action was brought to i enjoin and restrain the governor and 1 the other members of the state board of e ectio.i commissioners and the "cretary of state from putting 'he (Itichtioii of adoption or rejection upon I.ODKATHKK OF ;l:itl. '"Hut they did not provide that books should be furnished gratuitous ly o the pupils in our schools, regard- tin- Imli'.t. The litigation resulted In n permanent injunc'ioii by the Indiana mpreme court upon a divided opinion, Hirer- members of the court being in favor of the injunction and two m::il.ist It. "Willi utmost respect for 'he ma-j'-rity of liie supreme courf, I felt ' I) m it had usurped the functions of tin' legislative and executive branches of rverument; that thft shl'rT.T'oi the court would have a rather interesting tiTie in getting possesson of my body Mid p.inishinu tne for contempt; and ihat r.iicii decisions gave gj-ea'er impet us '.o the recall of Judges and decisions than all the opinions of mere laymen touching the usurpations of the courts. Vet. 1 realized I might be wrong, in it i k i-i:hoi. "'I hough believing that It was mak ing of the supreme court the only biunch of government which we had, still I felt that while there was a possibility of a Judicial review, I should not set myself up as a Judge mi. I resist by force of arms what to tne was au encroachment of the Judi ciary upon my constitutional rights. I was wholly unwilling to permit my personal views to result in anarchy. I believed that an orderly procedure vith respect for the court, however little respect I might hold for its opin ion, was the one for me to pursue. I felt assured that the supreme court of the I'nl ed States would not punish me for trying to be a law-abiding citi-z-'ti by refusing to decide the great questions Involved in this con'roversy upon the theory that they are not ju dicial but political In their character. "The question has not passed be ntid ihe mere domain of party poli tics. The majority opinion leaves the state In doubt as to whether it can even call a constitutional convention. buy them. I have seen these school ! books in states where they are fur nished gratuitously to the pupils and wish o add that If Dr. Hurty would permit such books to be used in In- J (liana, he would cease to be the ene- : I my of the microbe and wou'd become j I the godfather of the germ. j I Governor Marshall sugg"sts among ; ! other things that a Panama-Pacific j exposition commission i h women i j representation thereon by appointed. ! He recommends the enactment of an ! inheritance tax law. . . Legislation to prohibit stock water ing and to protect unwary against in-' vesting their money In that which is i ; not property but mere promise In j those schemes which are ordinarily i know n to the business world as "blue ' I sky." Immediate enactment of a working j man's compulsory compensation act. Anti-loan shark legislation. That trust companies be treated the same as banks and that the people be protected against panics. Stringent housing laws. Establishment of a state penal farm for male prisoners. S rengthening of laws against salo and use of cocaine and opium. Revocation of liquor licenses upon third conviction of their holders. Ratification of proposed amendment for popular election of senators. ERDMAN ACT FOR FIREMEN DISPUTE I ' . 0k, I "'j""""1'11'"" " " ' 1! M. III j i &,,, ,,, zsm-w mmm v CONGRESS CLERK DEATH A MYSTERY New York, Jan. 9. C. L. Swords, folding clerk in the house of represen tatives at Washington, missing since Dec. 31, was found dead at midnight in a squalid room of a lodging house. He was dressed in good clothes and was sitting upright in a chair when found by an employe. A physical re ported death "probably due to heart failure," but the police will investi gate. He was 40 and was born at Vicksburg, Miss. He leaves a widow. Springfield Shows Tice Still Leading. M'LAUGHLIN IS SECOND Two Democratic Senators Bolt Conference and Declare War on Manny. HUMAN ASHES GO BY PARCEL POST St. Louis, Jan. 9. The ashes of the body of Frederick Naumann, who died in Edwardsville, 111., Saturday, will be sent by parcel post today to Edwardsville to be buried in the grave. The body was brought here for cremation. NUMBER REFORMS URGED BY WISCONSIN GOVERNOR Madison, Wis., Jan. 9. The message to the legislature today of Governor McGovern recommended simplifica tion of the income tax, a more flexi ble woman's and children's labor law, taxation of mineral deposits under ground, mothers' pensions, minimum wage for women, "blue sky" law, "vot ing by mail'' for citizens out of home precincts, and approval of a etate hud get, the first in Wisconsin's history. was found in Chicago last night after wise Europe would lose xhe prestige a search of several months He was entitled to dictate her will in smaller served with a subpoena and will ap- New York, Jan. 9. Firemen o.i 50 eastern railroads agreed with the rail road managers today to ask Judge Martin Knapp of the United S ates court of commerce and I'nited States Commissioner of Labor Neil! to med- j that $24,000 was paid for the letters n.atiers, such as creating an autouo i ii. oils Albania and nartitionin? the pear before the senate committee Jan. j Aegean islands 11 and tell how the flies disappeared, j ,)ne suggestion is that failing a bio price not pa in. 'better solution, Adrianople might be Winkfleld today told how he got in j ceded to the powers, who could trans on the deal. He ridiculed the report ' tfcr it to the allies after permitting tid as to whe her our fathers did not jlfte under the Erdman act their con foreclose upon posterity Its right to ; Toversy over wages and working con u ter and reform Its system of govern- iditioiis. The agreement was suggest- i tnent. It also leaves involved a far ed by the rai.road companies. greater determination tiat of the . right of the court to strip the legisla- ' yQM AN OPIUM FIEND IS ture and executive of their consitu tional rlgbs and to set itself up, not as coordinate, but as a supreme branch of Eovernment. "In accordance with these views, I meted out today to a woman in this have sued out a w rit of error to the I city w ho persisted in using the drug suDreme court of the I'nited Sta'es despite a stringent manifesto by the deal. Winkfleld did not say how much with confidence that that court will 1 government. The woman was taken ussume Jurisdiction and decide the ; to a public place and shot In the pres- oucstions Involved and with conn- euce or a large nuruoer of spectators. tit-nee that it will not dismiss the case SENT TO DEATH IN CHINA Shanghai, China, Jan. 9. Death as punishment for opium smoking was and brought into the story a new name, that of Frank Morell, office boy and file clerk for the big oil company. Winkfleld said his connection vith the letters was partly accidental, "p the Turkish garrison to deport with the honors of war, and guaranteeing other conditions, as the reservation of r Hgious and property rights to the TtirCs and the creation of certaTh courts for the trial of civil suits aris- caught Morell and Charles Stump tak- i j'-g betweea the mussulmen. ir.g letter copy books from the files l-cndon, Jan. 9. The Russian Black after office hours. This was in 1903 SPa fleet was mobilized today in prep or 1504. laratjon for a naval demonstration by I.kt him i. the powers in the event it is found Morell and Stump were so certain', necessary to appear to coerce Turkey. they promised to let him in on the mid tell me that if I thought 1 was right. I should have totally disregard ed the decision of th supreme court. Ofted Its authority, thrown its sheriff out of my window, railed out the mi l tia to defend my position and submit ted the question to the people regard less of the court." WAHK AGIT LOSBTMT. Governor Marshall's message con tained a warning "against the subtle $240,000 BONDS FOR TWO CONSPIRATORS RAISED San Francisco, Jan. 9.-Ball bonds In "he sum of $240,000 for the release of Tvietmoe and Clancy, convicted dynamite conspirators, was accepted today. The bonds will be forwarded to Iavenworth, where they will be signed by Tvietmoe and Clancy before Influences of the lobbyist" and rerom-j are submitted to Judge Aader- nended that all bills be reported out 'f committees within four days. Con t nuing Governor Marshall said: "You are 'oday facing conditions a. id principles which if yielded to and t -i epted. may result In a peaceful ier:u;iou iu the substance of your goM-rnuient. I do not contend that miller the ponce power of the sta'e, a representative democracy has no au thority with reference to the life, he. lth and safety of the individual. 1'pun the con'rary, I insist that the u.-e of this power is of us much value tc each individual citizen as it Is to son, who tried the case. COURT RESTRAINS LUMBER. COMBINE New York, Jan. 9. The govern ment's petition for a permanent in junction against the Eas'ern States He' ail Lumber Deaiers' association, an he received for the letters, but pro nounced the report that $34,000 was paid the three men a Joke. He could not say whether the letters published were the ones stolen by Stump and Morell. FEDERAL OFFICIALS FOR BANDIT INJURES CHICAGO OFFICER i : the California Petroleum company, George G. Henry of Solomon & Co., New York bankers, was certified to the speaker of the house today for comempt The full banking and cur rency committee voted unanimously for that action. ROYAL ARCANUM CASE IS TO GO TO SUPREME COURT Washington, Jan. 9 The so-called Green case, brought in the New York state court to contest the increased Insurance rates imposed by the Royal Arcanum, will be brought to the su preme court of the I'nited States upon a writ of error granted by Associate Justice Hughes. Springfield, 111., Jan. 9 Balloting on the- speakership was resumed this morning. On the 17th ballot today the entire progressive strength was thrown to Hubbard, democrat, running his total to 40. This was the largest vote of any of the democratic candi-d:-.tes. The Hubbard vote was un changed on the 14th ballot. Then the progressives swung back to Carter. The Sullivan, Dunne and "dry" dem ocratic factions had their fighting; within themselves nearly all night In hotel conferences that threatened to break into the open almost any time. Veteran republican leaders arrerted if 100 ballots were taken the situation would remain the same until Suljivan and Dunne arrived at some basis of compromise In their quarrel over house officers. A number of democrats are bitterly opposed to an adjourn-' ment until next week. The 17th ballot was without a choice. Homer Tice, republican, con tinued in the lead with 50 republican votes; McLaughlin, democrat, second with 27; Carter, progressive, third with 25. TWO rKMOCRTS BOI.T. Senators Madigan of Chicago and Cleary of Galena bolted the demo cratic conference, and Madigan de clared he would demand the resigna tion of Manny as democratic leader. Manny is charged by Madigan with violating an agreement to appoint Cleary a member of the committee on committees. Manny declared Madigan was indignant because he himself was not named on the committee on com mittees. Nothing was done by the senate to day and that body adjourned at 10:30 until 9:30 Saturday morning, when adjournment will be taken until Tues day. Representatve Ryan's motion to ad journ the house until Tuesday met with strenuous objection from the Sullivan members. DETROIT'S MERCANTILE DISTRICT HIT BY AFIRE Detroit. Mich., Jan. 9. The plant of tho Houghton-Jacobson Printing com pany, in the heart of the mercantile district, was practically destroyed and adjoining buildings damaged by fire early today. The loss is $200,000. The flames raged several hours. Zero weather caused many spectacular in cidents, but there were no serious accidents. Three Die of Cold. Denver, Jan. 9. Three deaths in Colorado are attributed direc'ly or in directly to the recent cold wave. Mrs. Mary Dingley, aged 75, was found froz en in her bed at Georgetown. Mrs. Clara A. Creed, aged 72, of Fort Col- Unu rfinii frnrn a fitmkp nf nnnnhTV Speaker Clark will review the case br ' ht on by eufferin? from the ln- and determine whether he will certi fy the record to the dis'rlct attorney of the District of Columbia for crim inal prosecution. The case threatens to involve the ultimate ques ion of the money trust committee's authority to inquire into the affairs of national banks, which probably will be taken to the su preme court. Opinions on the sub ject, among the government's legal ex perts and the department of justice, differ. . HAVK CHOWS HIPIUI.Y.' George F. Baker of the First Na tional bank. New York, testified be fore the money trust committee today. tense cold. George Rule, a farmer, south of Pueblo, was frozen after be ing rendered helpless by having his legs broken in a fall from a bridge. i Ask $69,000,000 for Rivers. ! New Orleans, Jan. 9. An annual ; congressional appropriation of $09, j 000,000 for a period of 10 years, or a : total of $6:t0,000,000, was argued by I resolutions adopted here yesterday at ! the "national flood preven'ion and rlv- ' er regulation conference." Resolutions i j adopted before the close of the final i session yesterday indorsed the New ; lands-Bartholdt river regulation bill KIRBY AND WIFE ORDERED TO JAIL Chicago, Jan. 9. Dr. William Ktrby, president of the defunct Klrby Sav ings bank, and his wife were ordered to jail today on contempt charges by Federal Judge Landis until they turn over $:!0,000 missing funds. "Fraud and frame-up" was the term Iandls applied to the participants. Dixon Out of Race. Des Moines, Jan. 9. Representative Dixon today withdrew from the speak ership contest in the lower house of the legislature, which convenes Mon day, and announced he would support Genit Klay of Sioux county. Contest Two Seats In Congress. Washington, Jan. 9. The seats of Representatives John M. C. Smith and H. Olin Young or the Third and Twelfth congressional districts of Michigan, respectively, were contested In petitions filed yesterday with tne clerk of the house. Both are republicans. Nonogenarian Dies at Morrison. Sterling. 111., Jan. 9. Mrs. William Fraser, the oldest resident of White side county, died yesterday at her home in Morrison, aged 96. Chicago, Jan. 9. After shooting Policeman Griffin in the bead, Harry RFCTnRllMfi nF l?ArJTFFM!Kvans. 24, himself was shot and Washington. Jan. 9.Favoring rPS. j mounded in a revolver battle with a toratlon of the army canteen, Secre-1 tit5zen be a'tempted to ho'.d up on tary Stimson. Surgeon General Torn-; ,he Ncrth side early today ev. Brigadier General Wltherspoon and ' suffered a RenresentaUTe Bartholdt appeared to-1 but was arrested later In the room day before the house military affairs ia8 house of Peter Jansen, who, with i committee to urge Bartholdt s bill lor ! " i tne policeman, that purpose. Stimson said w ithout i aiso W8S arrested. Af er wounding the canteen conditions were worse j Griffin, Evans Bed, and two blocks than when the sale of beer and light ; w&y attempted to hold tip John Van- wines was allowed at amy pests. deroest. A revolver duel followed. anaercest escaped injury. Twelve detectives armed with rifles , an-1, traveling In taxicaba toured the city today in search of the auto bandits i w ho committed 100 holduos the Dast eral of Canada, and, by marriage, ! month . t now pending in congress. He presented a calm and dignified ap-! pearance and a ruddy face and white ; side whiskers, a type of the old-fashioned business man. He testified in lfv74 the caoital of the Firtt National ( wljs $500,000, and was increased in j l!'0l to $10,000,000 by a dividend of I $9,500,000. A surpjus of 11.F,00,000 r- ! ar iert arter trst civlrtenn. lie went nier thP rrlv rfii-H.nH. the omen's Christian Temperance Famous Composer Dead. nesn wound and escaped, ! ehGwine thpv r,np(1 frrilri .-. union, was largely instrumental in i Angeles, Cal., Jan. 1.-Richard per cent. The last four year3' fjjvj. , bringing about the Smoot inquiry gtarv j Watson seage-r. a musical composer , ol note, d.ed bre yesterday. He was 1 82 years of age. Among his com , positions he cantata "Qd ;'n Esther" j probably was the most poyu.ar. Wants Reed Smoot Ejected. New York, Jan. 9. The executi board of the National Congress of Y.otUerB doclded yesterday to ask the United States senate to reopen the In-1 vestigation of the right of Senator; , ! Red Smoot of Utah to hi3 seat in that , bedy. The congress of mothers, with: the Women's Christian Temperance j tii-.ion, was largely instrumental in Drives Horse to Death. Springfield, 111., Ja:l. 9. Judge Crc;gliton fined Dan Mulvey $750 af ter the latter had been found guilty of malkious mischief. Mulvey was Ben- to jai: for 90 days, lie was pun ished for driving a livery nam; horse to de; -h. Duches Comfortable. Montreal. Jan. 9. The duchess cf Connaught, wife of the governor-gen- dends of 226 per cent bad been paid. el in r'06- alleged combination in restraint trade, was granted today. aunt or King ueorge, pas&ea a com-: fortable night. She was brought here Victims cf a number of robberies identified Evans and Jansen. Jansen In 1908, beside the rr.?i:iar dividend of 32 per cent, an extra dividend per cent was declared for org the First Security company to do busi ness not authorized by the national bank act. He said the company did Hi tie business in stocks. Baker, who was referred to as the "tlgges'. man in Wall street since Morgan retired from active business. ' tcld the committee that th? First Se curities company, which ho da stocks In various banks in the coun'ry, wan s WOMEN OFFER TO FINANCE A GLOB . Keokuk, Iowa, Jan. 9. The Ycuns Women's Christian association wom en have agreed to finance the local club la the Central association, pro viding the baseball enthusiasts of th of yes erday from Ottawa, suffering with j recently was released from Joliet pent- organized to do business which the city will agree to dispense with Sun-1 the books were In such bad shape Chzmpaign Men Are Accused. f 'harnjiaign, III., Jan. 9. former offiilals of Champaign owe -the ci'y $2,1 M. 75, according to a report made by an audt'u company, which Hjiys they ook fees illegally. Kllpbbod methods of bookkeeping, gross negli gence and a general confusion in rec ords are charged. The auditors allege peritonitis. sntiary. federal bank act forbs.de. day games. that they lost money on the Job.