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ROCK Associated Press elusive Wire IXTV-SK ONI) VKAR XO. IjO. SATURDAY. APIilL 12, 1913. SIXTEEN PAGES PRICE TWO CENTS. ISLAND ARGUS. IHOME EDITION LEADERS ARE IN A FIGHT ON SUGARTARIFF Representatives of 20 States Refuse to be Bound by Caucus. RUINOUS TO INDUSTRY twiiiwww iv . www.... ! of Louisiana Heads ... , n ... Attack on Recommendations of House Committee. : V;in;.:iTt(,n, April 12 vhe-iming 1 1 1 1 J ( rity th -By an over- house demo- , i c rat'e caie us vo'ed down amendments ; to r.; y -,Lor t.ni'T schedule prop'.p. d ; ly K' ;-' hi-'i'u'np Kroussard t,f Ixni- 1 .a. .a and supported by members from sur'tf : 'ill-s. ! iiinin.it'- tli.- pro- . . ,n;, Ii r Mi'. To ;,: (i c! In r 1 rce sugar in 1 1 1 :--4- years (!' ai. immediate redutien ( tit. t., U- followe-il by a t . 'I .a i I "luff ml! for six ga ,!ie ! i' W itH 5 to 15. l'h. The I '. Ote Wat hi'igton, D. C, April 12. TToufo ii' i.in' a - tod. iv began a fight OMT tlii' ! ,, ir tariff sclie-duli-. Opponents of il.e iiliulnistration rates, an pro pu pil in t lie Fuderwood bill, began a .;; eons Maud against the provision :':. i' raw sugar in three years. Rep 1 1 r "iiMit i i ' S from LlousUiua, led by Iron -sard, and aided by members ft' in Mi higau and other beet timar Mtes. assailed the duties approved by i!e ways and means committee and I n '.'leiit Wilson as ruinous to the su y.r liid-istry In their states. I iiiler u mid began an argument In de f .-. II ! i ' it .! ,:lli' l.'.'l' :11 proposed by Brotissard were opposed I i . ; i f f s '. ; ; t- ha .iip.'i.-- let l.y lla-i'wick of GeorrUa, who offered i. ii am. ii'!!! -it fTint raw sugar be plac i on tb, free list without any grad ual i i"iu' ' inn. saying It was a discrim 1t.:. io:i in favor of segregated indus m."h in Louisiana and the bjuct-aUiUUia OMIIIN ATIO I'OIOIKU. Ant! fie. wool democrats from rear-i suit's are determined, if oirt o ei !a i aliens, t" exempt themselves "cm a himling caucup pledge and con t.iue the fight In th house. They I i:ir decided, when the wool pchedule s reported, to Introduce an ameiitl mtiit to place a duty of Z per wnt ad aiorem on raw wix1. AX AMUMIMF.Vr HKjrUI'KU. The caucus rejected an amendment by Droussard prisliiK to extend the period of grace before pugar should h. me free from three years, as pro posed by the committee, t four years. 1'ardA ick then pre ipitated a real freo sugar fight by bringing up his amend ment to make puimr free at once. i ut FTi r.it i:om-.1! ti:i. It took the seiuu." elections commit tte less than la ni'nu't s today to ex em rate Carl Ioetller, assistant door keeir of thei senate, of Senator lore's i harge that he was responsible for th , il.sappearnnce of an imiK'rtant paT I In t.i.e first trial of Ior!mer. Core did , l,ot Bl'ix'ar before the commit:e 1... ,.i-ii,,.frlh..nm!i.at!nn . . of presidential and van presidential candidates wa , roused In a bill In - troilmed bv Senator Cummins. The i.n-sident h-nt to the mutuc the nomination of Dudley Field M alone of New York to be third assistant si r- rotary of suite, and .lohn IUishci t Moore of New York to 1 o ci Mtiselor for the ftat department. Senator K i n introduced a resolu tion arl"g for an mves'igat.o'i t f.i m:d strike in West V.rginia. JAPAN HAS A PROTEST IN CALIFORNIA MATTER Tokio, April 12 Viscount Chimia. Jaianese ambassador to the Ftr.tcd Stat-. wbb Instructed today ly t!.i Japanese foreign oV'. e here to makj formal lepresciitatlons ti Washington in regard to ami Japanese legislation i'i California. Intuition over California land Vg'.s l.it.on is incri'asing throughout the ountry. All jKi'.itioal parties have sent do'ptKnt'.ons to the prvmicr and foreign m't.ls'or md.ir.g them to adopt luoajnures to pnserve Japaue treaty rights In Atnerna. Washington, D. C, April 12. Kepresetitative liakcr told the pres ident today lie had a telegram from Senator Saxford of California cotuain irg assurances that the alien laud bill w hen fna'ir passed would not (cr.fl.ct with any tnaty oblisatlor.s betwe'-n the Fnited Sfa's ntid Japan. EARTHQUAKE HITS SOUTHERN IDAHO Salt Lake Cry. Utah, April 12 An .t!!r.'-;;ake lasting several seconds was epor;er.e e d h.-r at 1 : "0 this mom it g Tram dispatchers on the Oregon :- : 1 " 1 r i" -1 1 t .- i. k w is felt throughout iwuiLvasteia Idaho. The Weather Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow, for Rock Island, Davenport, Moline, and Vicinity. Fair tonight and Sunday, warmer Sunday. 1 Vmperature at 7 a. m., ST. Highest ytbterday, 43, lowest last night, 37. Velocity of wind at 7 a. m., 9 miles per Lour. Precipitation, .02 Inch. Relative humidity at 7 p. m., 79, at 7 a. m., h". Stage of water, 8.9, a rise of .4 ia last 1:4 Lours. J M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. ! Eve-nit g M.trs: Venus. Saturn. Mora-i lmr star: Vercurv. Jupiter. Mars ; ' Thu f.-t tn.ipn:tii(i" trolden vello-w star. I tf ,n tht? eu.rn midway between zmi : 1Tb end the horizon, shout 5m30 p. ta II llllwWIIIII I sis PPPftnr AN ALIBI EFFORT Quincy Youth, Accused of Slay- ing His Family, Tells Story Before Jury. HIS LAST NIGHT AT HOME Visits With His Parents Sunday Be fore the Fire That Destroyed the Premises. Quincy, 111., April 12. Hay Pfati tchmidt yesterday afternoon told the jury which Is 'Tying him fur his 1 i f that he is innocent of the charge if murder hanging over him. Wi'h'iu' hesitation and with an explicit recital if his actions, he sought to esiul it-:; for himself an alibi fur Friday am! Saturday nights, Sept. 27 and 2S. l'.'lJ. the two nigh's when the state alleges 'he triple murd'-r on the Pfanschmidl farm was committed. When eourt adjourned at 6 o'clock he was ft ill under cro.-si .xam nati' :i by Attorney John K. Wall, who is a' jis'itig Stat'"s At'.ortii y Fred W'olfp. The canine; fit the y of tic defetidat.t w!i a surprise to all In the court r "on, Including the attorneys for the stale The impression had prevailed that the defense would try to establish an alibi by the testimony of others. TEI.I.S I. AST MOIIT OK PAHKNTX 'TUrreri'' ! wbb on the Sunday before the fire." was the statement of Uay Pfanschmldt. H'.s attorney, George Govert, led him through the several days of th" wck until the Frid'iy night, when, it is alleged, t.he crime was committed. On Friday night, the young man as serted, he w ent to see his fiancee. Mi-; : Fs'hor Ueeder: left there about l":il ami then came to Quincy, ptopp't.g at a lunch counter and then going to his tent in the camp north of the city. H. arrived at the camp about 12 o'clock and spoke to his teu'uia'e, Willis See horn. Sa'urday he was around Quiticy all day lung wearing the same khaki suit which he had worn Friday night, the only difference in his dress being that he were a lor.s raincoat over his suit. Saturday night he played pool until IteSO and then Went directly to his tent, no one being there when ho ar rived. M'TK IMti:SF.T ANOTHER VIEW. The theory of the state 1s that from Reeder's p ace Friday r.ight he went to the pfanschmldt home and rarae "J His own leiu ii'J"Ui . -'J ciiuru.iy ... ,...n ; .r Cn.ilinrii t O. 1 f V T ir it U'llS ! w l' Icditnldt arrived , "'M Saturday mornHig. He appeared ! "caring a blue serge suit early m the i m rtting. changit;g later to another : Vhakl suit which he had. and be re- I urr.eu to i:ie lariu rc.iuruaj 11:111 I .i,-l t.criH',1 (1,-u'n Tli -oiik 1 " ' , 1 j (:i direct ev .mination the dfen::-i y.nt n.r.ite no attempt to explain me bloodv eio"hes found in the v;'".!t ex-' i 1 ept to say tha' he had g'ven one suit 1 to l'.evt lii l::..i:i. a helper en the U r.a- minti-i job. and had i.evtr se.u this khaki nit again. The defense is work'ng on the the ory thi.t the f.re at the riar.schmidt f..rtu b. an early Saturday evening, w !i n Kay I fanschmid" was still ad n.i'tc'i'.y in Quincy. The defense fur ther insists H ere was an odor of burn ing fi sh abou' the Ffar.sehmidt farm a'.l day Saturday, claiming thereby to prove seme person was in the house debtrojit.g thi- bodies of the victims. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS FOR THE CABINET St. Imis, Mo, April 12 The na tional drainage congress defeati 1 a resolution calling for a federal appro piiation for the work of a Mississippi river commission, ar.d adopted a reso lution calling instead for the creation of a department of public works under a cabinet mTaister. Christians Massacred. Athens, April 12. A body cf Turks : coming from the coast of Asia Minor i has massacred aM Christians anions! the inhabi'an's of the island of Kas-J teloryzo, southeast cf Rhodes, accord- ir.g to a despa'ch. ' Kinney to Electric Chair. Cleveland. Ohio. April 12. Frank Kinney cf Chicago, convicted Thurs day of the murder of Ralph Byrr.s. a re"ired lake captain, has been sen T'r.etd to die S2 the e'.ec'ric chair Api'.l 15. IVICEHUNTIS DIRECTED AT THE CABARE Illinois Investigators Pay Night Visits to Chica- i go Restaurants. SINGERS AS WITNESSES Mayor Asked to Revoke License of Place Where Improper Number Is Heard. Chicago, 111., April 12. Agents of the Illinois vice commission late last night and early today brought con s', ernation to fashionable guests in two downtown restaurants Hector's and the Slates against whose reputations there rests no question except ihe na ture of their cabaret entertainments. Only managers and members of the cabaret shows were subpoenaed. They were questioned by the commission as 10 "smut" songs which are alieged leatures of thtir cabarets. From the tenderloin men and wo men sights-ers out "slumming" were gathered and brought before tne com-mii-sion. One woman, hysterical in fear of disgrace, attempted to jump from a window when the invaders reached a restaurant in the vice dis trict. Another fell to her knees and vt jit. A man jammed a roil of bills into tlie hands of au ofiicer. 1 INTO l TOWOHII.E. "Take this for God's sake." he cried, "ar.l let my party go. You don't know w hat his mean;.." Officers kept rush ing the mob, some weeping, some Ii'.iil i,i:: l;. tncii the doors, a'.' :'i i;v restored order. They were lnn:dl"d 11 to automobiles and taken uown'own. From some of tlieui tne s. .uiioi's ftr w reluctant a imissicms that some si li'ts and dances "inijiht be" v-. guf s rive and "perhaps" had a had effect ; upon liiia rs. A girl sMiger, cryin? as she tetiil'ud. t4 tUHcj-J'Ofin Jap. "In .My Harem," a song Lieutenant Govoti cr o liara was particularly inquisitive abiv.it. Th manager of a w !1 known restaurant said the restaurant busii.trs.--had (Jet er.erated into a vaudeville show am! he didn't know wheu it, would stop. i: he it in nmnas'T of another cievvt! town The rest:'" li.lTH IT if. notiiii Long.' raet :-;iii! gr.i.s'.s did the "u'-ar" in the ;.:.-! : bfveen t '.tides, but 1 ever got "raw." Ati te.r ! tain t't's rstau;. t!t said t.ii.-re was g wrong in the sot.g "Ail Night s all in th'. you ;ng r, s.-.id. The commission will recommend to Vayor Harrison that the license of a ph.ee in Twenty-second street, w ;" the invci-tigators heard aa It.'.iiroper sonjr. he revoked. 'hcn the vly commlssirmci j re assembled at 10 o'clock they received a telephone from playor Harrison, say. ing: "This looks like a fcood day to revoke some licenses." The mayor decided t.o close two unsavory restaur ants in the tenderloin district, and in vest'ga'e others, wi'h revocation of li lenses in m'.cd. BODY OF MORGAN RESTS IN LIBRARY New Yorlj, April 12. Almost buried in to.-cs at.u tailing ivy, m t.i.ee colli n that contains the body of J. V. Morgan lies today in the west wing of the marbie library that holds his books and many of his art treasures. There It will repose until 1.500 of Lis friends gather to pay final tribute to his memory at funeral services in St. George's church Monday. The police today turned away the curious who braved a raia. MILTON M. M'CLURE DIES ! IN A CHICAGO HOSPITAL: Milton M. McCiure of Beardstown, one of the most prominent attornevs in central Illinois, repubrk-an candi-, date for judge of the supreme court in VjOj in the Fourth judicial district, died ia a Chicago hospital Wednesday. He had gone to Chicago to be operat ed on for stomach trouble and whi.e his condition was known to be serious, his deaih was unexpected and news of it came as a severe shock to his relatives and friends. Mr. McCiure practiced law in ITeardstown for 25 years. He was about f.0 years of age and leaves a wfle and one son. Webb Jury Disagrees. Chicago, April 12. The jury in cae of Robert Webb, the auto br.ti'. charred with the murder cf Detee-i Har', disagreed and was discharged h Girl's Assailant Executed. Eddyvil'.e, Ky.. April 12 John H. Eowjxac. aged 25 years, of ?iari-n county, was electrocuted h, r e.s T !3 He was convicted f r ar. ai XiSLie Laoirf, uea Is ieajs. W f . t- -sw Z. rOvT-Shl "VU' i II MIIIM illlll ill I llll Ml 111 I II IX M I I i - - - -v Li,. s a i i u'i .r n - it i : .1 11 1 . "v.v , t ve-t- The annual convention of the Daughters of the American Revolution, which is about to held at Washington, promises to be a very stormy affair. RELAPSE FOR : POPE FEARED I MOTENDUFEj i Rc-ni ane;'i .1 A pri". 1-. -Tee pope suffered r n iapse today; trachaol bron- bat developed. j noiii of people gathered on 'he i chili .1 steps of St. Pi tor's gazing at the windows of the pope's apartment not :i cj tup blinds of his b 'droom were 1 clored this afternoon. j The hope is entertained by physi- ! oiaus That "he bronchitis is due to uraeitiic acid settling in the upper I part of the trachael Instead of on the 1 infectious inflammation. rlli" Obsc rvator Romano, the Vatican official newi-paper, published tiiia bulle tin : "On April 7 he pope fell ill from a relapse of influenza, and symptoms of irachae! bronchitis. Fever stopped tli'ep days ago, but returned today v.io; aggravation of catarrh in the 'ii' :ax. No symptoms to cause alarm. ciigr.td) "MARCHIAFAVA." The condition of (he pope is re garded as grave, especially on account of his weak state. This has caused f ar he w ill he unable to overcome the new attack. 1 Professor Mareblafava this morning on a "hunger strike" since she was ar predictcd a relapse when he heard that rested, and appeared in court in aa ex contrary to his instruction the pope hausted condition, had been allowed to grant private j audiences. He said: "if you want to kill him this is the way to do it." Only the sia'ers and a niece cf the pope were notified of fhr relapse. Ar 6:10 p. m. the popo'6 fever had reached l'Y.i. IN MICHIGAN FIRE Petoskey, Mich., April 12. It was ! reported here today that five women were burned to death near St. Ignace, where fire destroyed their home this mcrninz. The dead are said to be Mrs. j Jan.es Bradley and her three daugh- j ters and a neighbor's daughter, who j was visiting then. ! LABOR PICKET IS SLAIN IN CHICAGO I ; Chicago. April 12. News cf a fatal labor riot leaked out today when the death cf Edward Paul, a union paint - er, w as reported to the coroner. Paul was shot yesterday while he and com panions were attempting to persuade non-ur.ir n men to leave a job on the NV-rh side. It is r.ot known w ho fired she". Others engaged jU the riot ustd ni:"-s ami bricks. THE SPIRIT OF 1776 j SUF LEADER WINS IN HUNGER STRIKE Mrs. Emmeline --Paakhurst- Is Eeleased From Halloway Prison in London. HER CONDITION IS SERIOUS Out on Probation, Commission of Anyj Further Outrage Will Bring Rearrest. Iiondon, April 12. Mrs. F.mmeline Pankhurst, the suffraget leader, was released from Holloway jail this morn ing, after she had been on a "'hunger strike" since she was sentenced, nine daj-8 ago, to three years' penal servi tude. Released rm probation, she must re port at frequent intervals to the po lice. In case she commits any mis demeanor, she is liable to immediate arrest w-ithout warrant, and must then serve the full term of her conviction. The intention of the authorities is to allow her to be free only until she re gains her fctrength. Her condition is described by friends as very grave. She was removed to a sanitarium. Phyllis Brady and Millie eat Dean, ar rested April 4 as"suffraget firebrands," were sentenced to six weeks' impris onment today. Miss Brady has been !(E ENDS: CARS START Buffalo, N. Y., April 12 A court or der was signed this morning directing I withdrawal of the 3,000 militia c alled 'here in connection with the sti-'ke of the carmen of the International Rail ! ways. Street car service with regu j ltr schedules was resumed on ail lines ; today. The strike w as settled by med iation of the mayor. Both sides made ', concessions. DAUGHTERS REVOLUTION POURING IN WASHINGTON Washington, D. ('., April 12. Hun dreds of won. en Washington toda; are pouring into and more hundr'-ds will arrive tomorrow to attend tlie convention of the Daughter of the American Revolution which open.i Monday. For president of the srwi-ty three candidates are In the fii Pi. ; Brisk rivalry marks the race for other places. PUIPfiRn POTOFFIPF IfJ '. Lml'ML,U ' UrMLt Irt j A RECORD IN PACKAGES Washington, D. C, April 12. Sv.m million post packages were handled ui the Chicago poeto.fke during .March. That was the greatest businr-ss do'ie In the country. The ieast as done ,at Emmon?. W. Va., whtre otly tackage was luitd. be 5B LO OILDINGS ST IN FIRE INSTATEPEM Lansing, Kan., April 12. Fire broke out in the twine plant in the Kansas penitentiary shortly after noon and burned fiercely. The plant Is the larg est twine manufactory in the country. There are more than a thousand pris oners in the penitentiary. By 1 o'clock the twine shop, tailor shop and engineroom were destroyed by the fire, within two hundred feet of the cell houses, but it was believed to be nearly under control. Hundreds of persons from Leavenworth, three miles away, gathered in the vicinity of the prison anticipating an out break. In fear of mutiny, prisoners working in the mines were kept be low the ground, wliilo others at out side tasks were rushed to cell houses. The fire, though still burning fierce ly, was placed under control at 1:30. At that time five building had been destroyed. The loss is estimated at $700,0(111. Prisoners made 110 attempt to escape. The fire was due to the explosion of a motor. The destroyed buildings contained the twine ware house, hemp warehouse, twine factory, tinware shop, gymnasium, shoe, car penter and machine shops. The greatest excitement prevailed in the insane ward of the prison. Fifty! criminal insane set up a cemtlnual roar of crying, be-ating upon the iron bars in an effort to break them down. There was renewed excitement when the walls fell. None was injured. CUST0DY0F CHILDREN IS REFUSED MAE G. D0LPH Chicago. III.. April 12. Mrs. Mae i. Dolph, "Aurora's best dressed woman" and former wife of Fred A. Dolph, a hioago attorney, was deprived of the custody of her two children, Margaret, 13 years, and Roy. 15 years, in a do cree handed down by Judge Slusser of the circuit court following a con ference with the attorneys for both contestants. The decree, which was I ..nrO.rl toi n nt 7 -9.it lr, sit nit-tit coven the children into the custody of their fathe r and his second wife, Katherine Dolph. Mrs. Dolph i3 to receive $30') batk alimony and $i!0 a month for three months from May 1 to July 1. On the latter date she is to evacuate tie Dolph homestead in Aurora, tak ing with her suflicient furniture for a five-rocm cottage. "The decree is sat-: isfactory to me," said Mrs. Dolph last i night. j jessie wilsonTsmum on ! the suffrage question ' Richmond. Va., April 12 Miss .Teg ne Wilson's address on "What Young Women's Christian Association Means t j College Girls" was the principal feature of the assejciatton'B convention today. V.'oinan suffragists at the con vention have plainly attempted to get from Miss Wilson an expression of the rn'nirfo nf h-rcelf and other women of the president's family toward the "cause." She refuses to discuss po- litical question. STRIKERS TO RECEIVE HELP OF THE BOSS 1 General Sympathy for Manhood Suffrage De mand in Belgium. 500,000 ARE INVOLVED Employers Also Agree to Pay Wages of Workers While Away From Places. Brussels. April 12. Singular varia tions In Fentiment have developed both in the Belgian capital and In the provinces in connection with the strike for manhood suffrage, which Is expect ed to involve C.OO.oOi) out of SOu.OUO worklugmen next Monday. A strange phenomena Is the support, active or tacit, given by many employ ers to th movement. Some of them have even declared they will continue their workmen's wages during the Btrlke, while others have contributed to the strike funds or offered to take caro of strikers' children. I IIIEHAI.S GIVR FlnK. Clerical newspapers Insist rich lib erals are privately swelling the strike funds. The great coal companies at Seratng are puWing up hundreds of cots inside the works for non-striking workmen and those who take the places of strikers. A heavy snowstorm struck Belgium today, acoompanied by a severe frost Herstal, Belgium. April 12. Em ployers here, while deploring the strike, have decided to aid their hands In participating In a demonstration, in favor of manhood suffrage. One man ufacturer has undertaken to feed 60 children as long as the strike lasts, and others have agreed to pay Btrikers a week's wages. STHIKU OF FOLDED ARMS. . Charlerot, Belgium, April '12. Bill boards all over the city were covered today with great rod posters on which were printed the socialist call to men to "strike for manhood suffrage and equal vote" by laying down their tools Monday. The placard adds: "This Is a strike of folded arms and not of rais ed fists. Respect the liberty of those who wish to work and authority will respect the freedom of those who wish to cease work." HIKERS TO Ql'IT. Danphremy, Belgium, April 12. All bakers in this city have notified cus tomers they w ill not deliver any bread after Monday. THREE ARRESTED IfJ DIAMOND THEFT New York, April 12. The police re ceived word today from Hazleton, Pa., that a man calling himself Joseph Stone, an L'nglisbman, and two other men were arrested there by a New York detective, who has been at work on the theft of f 250,000 worth of Jewel' I ry from the pawnshop of Martin Si mons & Sous, on the East side, a month ago. BANKRUPT; ENDS HIS LIFE Woodstock, III., Dry Goods Merchant, Left Penniless by Creditors. Woodstock, III., April 12. W. F. Weaver, a dry goods merchant, corn mitteel suicide here yesterday by tak ing carbolic acid. Mr. Weaver's busi ness had been closed by a Chicago wholesale house. He had lost every thing. Before coming to Woodstock he) was for 12 years manager of a de partment store at Dixon, 111. Ife Is sur vived by a wife and two daughters. , , . nT,n . ., nmn rnn inn HARTIGAN, PAID FOR HIS cm CMpr IP M ciMf! CIMri VMh.l-IIWI, 1 VI 1 1 1 vlliivjl VI 1 II U New York. April 12. John Harti pan, the policeman who would not "squeal" and who perjured himself to shI,?Id hiKh'r oflicers accused of graft, went to Sing Sing today to serve three years. The district attorney declare the police "system" paid Hartigan $25,000 for his silence. ASSASSINS FELL A MAYOR IN CUBA Havaa'i, April 12. Ceferinc Mendez, newly e 1 nted ' e. n.re r. at.ve ma;. cr of '.if city of ( 'i iiiucgog. was aa.-asbi:)-: tej last 11 ;,;;.!. Me was waylaid in he t..-(' by a griup of rne-n tnd ri'l-dl-'l with bullets. The motive was prii'ie al, Mendez having incurred the bitter enmity of the defeated liberals at the time of the election. Six eus- nects have been arrested. It is feared , the murder may be the beginning of a bloody fued between conservative t and liberals.