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THE , Associated Press Exclusive Wire SIXTY-SECOXD YEAR XO. 79. MONDAY, JANUARY 20,' 1913. -TEN PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. ION ALLIES HAVE ORDERS WAR WILLREOPEN Full Power to Declare Hostilities Received in London. The Weather FOURTEEN DAYS GRACE Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow for Reck Island, Davenport, Molina, and Vicinity. Generally fair tonight and Tuesday, colder tonight with a cold wave, with the lowest temperature about zero; rising temperature Tuesday afternoon. Temperature at 7 a. m, 23. Highest yesterday. 46; lowest last night, 23. Velocity of wind at 7 t. m, 10 miles per hour. Precipitation, none. Relative humidity at 7 p. m, 74, at 7 a. m., 68. Stage of water, 3.3, a fall of 1.3 in last 24 hours. J.M. SHERJER. Local Forecaster. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. (From noon today to noon tomorrow.) Bun seta C03, rises 720. Evening stars: Venus, Saturn. Morning stars: Saturn, Jupiter. Mara. WILSON ASKS BILL TO JAIL TRUSTHEADS Punishment Not to Exceed Three Years is Recommended. ivi . i Discovered mat lurkey Has OMIITADV UfJHt Deceived as to Real Condi- OAllll All I VfAVt tions at Adrianople. London, Jan. 20. Bulgaria, Servla and Montenegro today presented an ultimatum to Turkey giving 14 days in mhich to make favorable reply to their demands, according to a despatch from Constar.tlaop.e. Full power to declare resumption of hostilities against Turkey was tel egraphed today to rr. Daneff, leader of the Bulgarian delegation, and his colleagues by the Bulgarian Premier Guethoff. who told them to exercise It whenever in their opinion further prare negotiations became useless. Representatives of the Balkan allies wlil therefore directly notify Gener al Savorf. Bulgarian communder-in-chief, that the armistice will be at an end as soon as it becomes appar ent there is no hope of satisfactory peace arrangements. Hostilities will commence four days afterward. MKI t NOPI.K UAI STRENGTH. The Bulgarians have now discovered that they have been completely mis led In regard to conditions prevail ing In the beleaguered Turkish for tress of Adrianople and have decided H prompt change of policy Is neces sary. Two weeks ago they were in formed the fall of the fortress could be expected hourly. Now it is learned that Shnkri I'anha, Turkish command er at Adrianople, has been able to economize in supplies at the fortress t such an extent that the garrison ill be able to resist PerhRP everal months more. Shukri PaabaVt ""ap pear, deluded the Bulgarians by means of false reports spread by sup posed des'-rters who reached the Bul garian Hues drawn around the city. CAUSES BATTLE Negro Throws Water on Unde sirable White Bunk Mate and Fierce Fight Ensues. BRICKS AND KNIVES USED COVERS ALL OFFENSES Such as Limiting of Production, Preventing Competition and the Like. Belligerents Land in Police Station and Both Receive Five-day Sentences. Claiming that his white bunk mate teemed with all manner of insect life Trenton. N. J, Jan. 20. A sweeping program of proposed changes in the corporation laws of New Jersey was announced by Governor Wilson today. Jail sentences are proposed for those wbc promote or organize trusts. To effect these changes seven voluminous biils have been drafted by Wilson. XAMES OFFENSES. The first of these bills provides .pun ishment not exceeding three years' im prisonment and a $10,000 fine for any corporation, firm or individuals who n.ay agree- to any of the following. To limit production or increase prices. To prevent competition in manufac- HIS DREAM COMING TRUE and needed a renovating, John "Cind ers" Jackson, colored, early Sunday ! turing' transportation or selling any morning dumped a pan of ice water on the Bleeping form of the undesir- ' able. A wild fight ensued, in which : knives, coal, brick bats, clubs and steel bars comprised a part of the ' weapons used, and as a result the I fgures whereby prices to the public shall in any manner be controlled. To make any agreement which shall directly or indirectly preclude free and unrestricted competition among them stlves or any purchasers or consum ers, or to make any secret oral agree ON FAVOR JEWS IN BATTLE EMTRYRULES La Follette Opposes Im migration Measure in Its Present Form. white and black pair landed in Jail and ment whereby the same thing is ac- thls morning were fined 25 and costs each on a disorderly conduct charge. Neither man was able to pay and both were taken to the county institution. MBS SEEKS TO END DEADLOCK complished. SO Flt-TITHI!' VAI.IES. Other bills rule that corporations shall not issue stock upon fictitious Cinders is emnlnved hv Hurt n. I values of property, but must make Prez. and sleeps in a bunk house just i "falr and bonafide valuation"; provide j of Chicago. The democratic leader off the restaurant DroDer It anneam ! punishment by fines and imprisonment j had a number of consultations during that RherrnrH nt.h ,v,i. ,.. .i. I lor those who organize corporations in . , . . i.v , uae lajvcu ' m a. i . ., . . . , . Chicago, Jan. .0. William F. Mc Comb6, " chairman of tn"e democratic national committee, spent Saturday in Chicago and at night addressed the annual banquet of the Southern club the day with Illinois democratic chiefs the storm and slippery pavements. A street car struck an automobile in which Henry Kobsa, a New York dis tiller, his son, Henry, and brother, Richard, were riding. The occupants were severely injured. STAGE THRILLER TO ESCAPE WHIP LORIMER LEADS A HEW STATE CLUB Springfield. 111., Jan. 20. License to inrorporate was issued by the sec re'ary of state today to the Republican Club of Illinois. The Incorporators axe former t'nited States Senator Ixrimer, William Hale Thompson and Frederick l.unrtin of Chicago. The object is to "perpetuate the principles of the re publican party a promulgated in plat forms adopted in its national conven tions from Its birth to 1912, to oppose th initiative and referendum and re tail of Judicial decisions." DYNAMITERS ARE FREED ON BONDS restraint of trade; prohibit holding over the deadlock in the organization chamber with the result that i companies: and prevent merged com- i. or tne state legislature, but Had little ' result, i nat . - - . . .. j j . i . i. m- . i 11- , . . i. r ...... i other corporations. -j'' "Illinois should send twd democrats the liberty of sleeping in the favored bed Cinders has been put to the necessity of purchasing kerosene In hogshead lots In order to keep himself in sani tary shape. The little negro Sunday morning became enraged and decided to oust the undesirable. CI.EAtf IP ADVOIATKD. When asked regarding the affair by the judge this morning. Cinders said: "De scrap done happened Sunday mawnin' in de night. Mistah Doo Free has me take care ob de hawses an' he tell me to keep Tings clean. Ah notice dat Ditch seem to hab con- GIRLS BALK OVER TERMS OF PEACE i New York, Jan. 20. Ten thousand j of 37,000 girls affected by the agree , ment Saturday between the shirt waist and dress manufacturers and employes Ridable unlmRl mttu, v, ;n:u lvuy l lue 'r'ns Proposea an' you know, jedge. dose circus bees 'e 8lPme"t nd remained on wont let vn w K!8tnke Others went to work at in- . j J au ....,J . ti '.;n mr ,..,. Chicago. Jan. 20. Bonds for the T lease of W. Burt Brown and Wil liam McCain of Kansas City, convicted 1 1 the Indianapolis dynamite conspir- tuy, were approved oy me ieaerai tne carnage, taking the army of the court of appeals today. They will be ! north and the army of the south to wukin. Ah couldn't sleep so I done got up and threw a pan of watah on Ditch an' I says, 'Boy, you'se done got to clean you'se'f, dats what youse got to do.' He says, 'Is dat so.' and he hits me ovah de hald wid a steel bah. Den ah gets his hand between my teeth and bites it. Den he rushes me an' I gets out my knife and stabts cuttin at him. He threw a brick at me an' den ah got some hunks of coal and done chased him down de street." BOTH TO JAIL It appears that another party stepped in and took the knife away from Cinders, but bad to flee to a place of safety from the volley of bricks and coal. Officers Herkert was called to the scene of the battle and he stopped workers on strike in the garment trades. There were several clashes of strikers' pickets and the police today. released from u-aveoworm in a iew riiivg pending appeal of the cases. Tl.elr bond was $30,000 each. Sixty thousand bonds tendered In I rbalf of Eugene Clancy of San Fran cisco were not approved. District At torney Miller declaring bail insufficient because of liability of such surety was limited by stipulation and other reasons. MRS. TAFT IS LOOKING UP A MEW HAVEN FAMILY HOME New Haven. Conn, Jan. 20. Presi dent Taft arrived today for the Yale Corporation meeting. Mrs. Taft plan ntd to visit several houses which have been offered for a permanent residence v hen the president takes up the Kent pr ofessorship of law. F.lizabeth. N. J. Mrs. Lewli Cim- t ro, 32 years old, and her two children - Rose, aged 4 years, and Amelia, 4 months old were burned to death In fire which destroyed the house in which they lived. Cimbro escaped by Jumping from a window. the police station. This morning, af ter hearing the evidence, the judge said: "Well, Cinders, I guess 1 11 send you both to Jail for five days to get cleaned up." "Ah can clean myself if I done get out. jedge." replied Cinders. "I will go to a cloding stoh." "No, I guess it is Jail for you this time," was the reply, and the bellig erents were led away. to the United States senate," he said. "i cannot believe that with this possi bility in 6ight and the need of demo cratic members of the senate that the Illinois legislators " will permit fac tional differences to choke their pow er." Mr. M-cCombs said that he had no doubt that the surface differences at Springfield soon would be removed and that the democratic members of the legislature would unite their efforts to elect two United States senators. Mr. McComhs lunched during the day with Governor-elect Dunne, Charles Boeschenstein, Colonel J. Kansas City, Jan. 20. Ina Stand ford and Nellie Busch, 14-year-old girls, whose story Saturday night of being slugged and robbed by a negro brought a patrol wagon, a squad of police and an ambulance, and threw a quiet resi dence section into a near panic, con fessed to the police today they invent ed the story to save Nellie punish ment after the two had had a "good time" on ?o given Nellie by her mother to pay a gas bill. About 10 Saturday night, after they had spent most of the money on sweets and finery, the girls said they sud denly thought of punishment to come. Turning to an alley near their home they planned a "thriller," rolled in the ir.ud, tore their skirts, besmirched their faces, touseled their hair and ran down the alley screaming, to the Hamilton Lewis, Lawrence Stringer, home of a neighbor known to be sym- WINS POINT IN SENATE Draft Is Sent Back to Confer ence Committee With Recom-' mendations to Modify. FEARS OF BREAK IN OHIO'S LEVEES POLICE HOLDING $25,000111 SILKS Chicago, Jan. 20. The police today seized 17 trunks and nine large pack ing cases filled with bolts of silk, cloth valued at $25,000. Two men were load ing the trunks and cases on an ex press wagon In front of a house on the northwest side when two detectives who were passing the place stopped to Investigate. Unable to give a satis factory explanation, the men were tak en in custody and the trunks and cases taken to a station and opened. One said he was a teamster and the other a carpenter. They admitted they intended to ship the goods, but refused to tell the destination. Most of the trunks and . cases apparently were shipped to Chicago from the middle west. Some were marked "Omana." Clay City, Kan.," and "St. Louis." Mrs. Catherine Hayden Identified the property as that of her husband, Sam uel Hayden, who, she says, recently retired from the retail drygoods busi ness in Kantas City and shipped part of his stock to Chicago. She said one of the men In custody was her father. whom she hired to take the trunks and boxes to the station. Roger C Sullivan, William O'Connell, John Barton-Payne and Dixon C. Wil liams. At the Southern club banquet, Mr. McCombs said that the last national campaign showed that a southerner could be elected president of the Unit ed States. "It also has shown," he said, "that t'ic south is a patriotic factor in na tional politics and that the interests of the south are not bound up in nar row sectionalism. The south has spoken and once more its voice is the voice of the nation." pathetic, and fainted on a back porch. Evansville, Ind., Jan. 20. With the Chio standing 46.7 feet, Evansville and the lower valley have settled down to an endurance test with the water. The greatest danger now is at Shawnee towh. III, 75 miles below here. The city is protected by a high levee and cow lies 15 feet below the water's level. Boy scouts patrol the levee in day time, relieving their fathers, who guard the dike at night. The levee bioke in 1SSS, with loss of 35 lives. ROCK ISLAND HAS WRECKj15 HORT Allerton. Iowa. Jan. 20 Rock Island train No. 12. bound for Chicago, was d i ailed near here early today. Fifteen ey was lost in tie deal as a resuir p rsons. including some passengers, of which Edgar R. Jackson was coa- vere bruised by cut glass. j victed of fraud. New York Mrs. Eleanor B. Barry, at one time wealthy, but who recent ly lost her money In a real estate ven ture. shot and killed herself. Her relatives live In California. Her mon- FIREMEN PUNISH A NEGRO BRUTE Chicago, Jan. 20. When William Franklin, a negro, seized Anna Klemp ner, a 15-year-old white girl, by the -throat and dragged her into an alley at daylight, he was seen by five fire men, who pursued and overtook him. His body was a mass of bruises and cuts when his pursuers brought him to a police station. Tne girl was not seriously hurt. LEARNING TRICKS OF ARSON CROWD Chicago, Jan. 20 Operations of an al leged "arson ring" and the ingenuity employed by it,s members in arranging Incendiaries were disclosed to State's Attorney Hoyne when he resumed an Investigation of the case today. In one fire it was said that a score or more sausage 6tains were filled with gasoline and strung on wires to start a blaze. The "gasoline sausages" ex ploded with a loud noise when the fire reached them and spread the flames over a large area. A new chcmic-al preparation had been used to sprinkle on fires. This "fire powder" enabled the alleged "firebug" to be several miles away from a building before the fire was discovered. The witnesses explained every detail of the myster ious preparation. SPEAKERSHIP WAR CAUSE OF WYOMING HOUSE RIOT SECOND TRIAL OF DARROW IS BEGUN Los Angeles, Jan. 20. Clarence S. Darrow, lawyer and author, was placed WOMAN TERRIBLY BEATEN BY THUG Muscatine, Iowa, Jan. 20. Beaten abmitthe head with a revolver until she was nearly killed, dragged for a block into a dark alley and outraged and Buffering untold terrors at the hands of a highwayman Mrs. Sarah Leseever, aged 65, employed as a do mestic at the home of J. L. Oelsler, 617 West Third street, went through a terrible and nearly fatal experience Saturday evening about 9:30 o'clock at the corner of Locust and West Third streets while on her way home from down town. The crime which was committed with great daring was one of the most repulsive ever recorded in Muscatine, and was appalling In its brutality. The aged woman after being out raged was kicked from the front porch of the home of Dr. H. L. Husted, where she sought refuge, by the ban dit who followed her and threatened to kill her instantly if she screamed or gave the alarm. The unfortunate woman suffering Washington, Jan. 20. Following a vigorous fight upon it, led by Senator La Follette, the conference report on the Burnett-Dillingham immigration bill was rejected by the senate because of a clause which would exclude a ma jority of the Jewish Immigrants from Russia and Roumania. The bill went back to the conference, which will be asked to eliminate that feature. "The rules and regulations of the senate and house have been so framed, built up and engrafted upon by prece dent as to put the legislation of this congress In the hands of a few men," declared Senator La Follette in the senate today, speaking against the conference report on the immigration bill. He declared that the conference committee of the house and senate should not have power to put new pro visions Into bills over which the two houses had disagreed. Such action, he declared, would put legislation on im portant questions Into the hands of six or seven men. OX GIUn LTl RAI. 9CHKDITI.E1. The agricultural schedule was tak en up today by the ways and means committee. Many witnesses are on the program. Representative Payne estimated the consumption value of articles on which the rates of duty were increased or decreased by the Payne-Aldrich law was: Articles on which duties were decreased, $83,000, 000; articles on which duties were in creased," $4,000,000. The democratic members ot ths com mittee stated today there would be a material reduction from the present law on many articles in the sohedule. VIOLATION XOT AISTAIXED. Holding that a charge of combina tion in violation of the Sherman anti trust law had not been sustained, the supreme court today held the Cr'eam tiy Package Manufacturing company and the Owatonna Manufacturing com pany of Minnesota not liable to three fold damages on a charge of driving a competitor, the Owatonna fanning ruiil, out of business. ATTACK REFERRED." The attorney general has abandoned w u - " , , a proposal to attack the American collapse and was in a serai-hysterical 1 . Ta1oari)l mriI,nir condition following her awful exper ience. The crime was committed on the public streets right in the glare of an arc light, but unfortunately no one was in sight. The brute is believed to have been the same man who ear lier In the evening held up and robbed Mrs. P. J. Fahy, of West Kighth street, half a block from her home, and who is rejoicing that her experience was no worse. ' INAUGURAL BALL IS FINALLY OFF relephone and Telegraph company un der the Sherman law and has referred the subject to the commerce commis sion for investigation and regulation. The commission will Issue a formal or der of investigation shortly. Washington, Jan. 20. The inaugura tion committee today formally decided there will be no inaugural ball. Gov- emor Wilson informed the committee by telephone from Trenton that should a public reception be planned in its stead Mrs. Wilson and their daughters tl.onld not be expected to attend. It has been decided to leave the recep tion feature to congress. Trenton. Jan. 211 When fiovernnr I Wilson arrived at the state bouse to- Cheyenne, Jan. 20. There waj a riot 1 on trlaI today on a charge of having in the house of representatives of foe ! bribed Robert Bain, the first Juror Wyoming legislature today with j chosen in the trial of James B. Mc Speaker Pratt and Speaker Protem ! Namara, now serving life for blowing Wood both claiming to preside. A vio- j up the Los Angeles Times. After a lent fight, which was interrupted by ; trial lasting nearly all last summer, members, took place between the two 1 Darrow was acquitted of having brib- ofheers. The scenes of violence, lasting three quarters of an hour and including two separate encounters between Pratt and Wood threw the house Into hope less confusion and only ended y an agreement between members to let matters stand until this afternoon. ed George Lock wood, a talesman call ed in the McNamara trial. MACOMB, ILL, SHAKEN BY A DYNAMITE EXPLOSION Macomb, III., Jan. 20. A sec'. inn 25 miles square was shaken as by an 'day he found the following telegram, earthquake today when 4,6fi0 pounds sent Friday, by Chairman Eustis of the of dynamite were exploded in a clay ' inauguration committee: p't three miles from this city. Build- j "Your letter in reference to the in irgs were shaken, windows shattered, j augural ball has not reached me, but trees blown down and fences levelled. ; I hasten to assure you of our desire No one was injured. Residents of Ma-! to comply with your wishes In every comb ran from their houses as the way." structures swayed, believing ii an ! ERROR IN SUIT BRINGS 1 MISTAKE CAUSES WALLSTREETSTIR New York, Jan. 20. The mistake of a stock exchange broker gave Wall street an exciting 10 minutes today. Word was flashed that the supreme court had decided the Minnesota rate cu&e, with the decision favorable to the railroads. An uproar followed. Brok ers began to bid clamorously for stocks. Prices mounted rapidly, lead ing railroad issues rising a half point to three points. The movement ended as suddenly as It began when It was learned the broker misread a tele giam and instead of the Minnesota case it proved to be one of only minor Importance which the court decided. Prices soon reached the lowest level of the day. Party Leader Drops Dead. Virginia, III., Jan. 20 Darius X. Walker, aged 79, fell dead In bis home here from heart disease. He had been mayor, county judge for three terms, and police magistrate and had been tne leading democratic politician here since 1855. Steamer Passenger Killed in Fight. Golconda, Iil., Jan. 20 As the steamer Ohio was returning from Pad ucab. Julius Kingsley, a Bay City pas senger, wah killed in a fitjlit by An- HEAVY SNOWSTORM HITS CHICAGO; MANY MISHAPS Chicago, Jan. 20. A heavy snow storm greatly impeded traffic in the ! dit rifled the mail car of Southern rail PAUR QUITS HIS POST AS I uibMibbAL run nuAnu DrWAi notro ninrprnn! Chicago, Jan. 20. An error In the v ROYAL OPERA DIRECTOR friT?. art inn fnr an ininnction against Berlin, Jan. 20.-Emil Paur, formerly the lligin board of trade to prevent an cv. Goolsby, a roustabout. director of the Pittsburgh orchestra, alleged violation of the Sherman law suddenly resigned today as conductor caused Federal Judge Landis to enter ; of the Royal opera, Berlin, due, accord-' ar. order dismissing the suit as to for- i irfe to press reporters, to a differenee me.r Governor Hoard of Wibconsin to-; of opinion with Emperor William. day. j : The district attorney explained that : Lone Bandit Robs Mail Car. Heard was included in the list of de-j Anniston, Ala, Jan. 20. A lone ban-' K-tciams mrougu DEALON SPEAKER IS NOT. CREDITED Springfield, .Jan. 20. Members of t:e legislature who were among the trwtar- Tllaw wlro. on ,4 third i ... ,....r train ' H nosr Bivf. 1 BOyS V.Onie noiUUp. Murphysboro, HI. In the presence rails are coated with snow and thous- ! side. Ala., early yesterday and escaped ! Chicago, Jan. 20. Five boys, rang-1 fitbt to return to Springfield today had of his 10-year-old grandson. W. G. 1 auds of De rsons were late reoortine uith valuable registered packages. ! i&z in age from 15 to 19, who are said ! no confirmation of a rumor that a deal Higgerson, a retired business man. I for work. Telegraph wires are affect- Only one mail clerk was in the car. E. to have confessed a dozen holdups on ' had been arranged between democrats 71 years old. committed fcuicids by '. ed. although not demoralized. j L. Cragman. and the robber covered the West side and shooting of one of j and progressives for the election of A number of accident were due to 1 him w ith a revolver. shooting himself. the victims, were arrested today. two democratic senators.