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6- ROOK Associated Press Exclusive Wire SIXTY-SECOND YKAK. XO. 180. SATURDAY. MAY 17, 1913. SIXTEEN PAGES- PRICE TWO CENTS. BOARDMAN IN LEAD IN NEW VOTES COUNT PAGE DRAWS LABOR'S FIRE IN NEW POST KE AND ARGUS. 1 HOME EDITION k3 GALL TROOPS TO PUT DOWN STRIKERIOTS Mayor Hunt of Cincinnati in an Appeal to the Governor. ' ii THE WEATHER I! THAT TROUBLESOME PUP Fcrecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow, for Rock Island, Davenport, Moline, and Vicinity. Generally fair tonignt an! Sunday. Cooler tcnigbt 'with moderate winds. Highest temperature yesterday, "1, lowest last night. SS, at a. m., 60. Wind velocity, 4 miles. Precipitation, .29 inches. Relative humidity at 7 p. m., 51, at 0 Dupage Ballots Show Pro gressive Ahead of Hen nebry, Democrat. WILL IS HOLDING BACK Clerk Quits Capital and Will Wait to Learn Authority of Committee. Springfield. May IT. The sub-com-mlttee of the house elections com mittee decided las' night to report in favor of seating George Boardman, progressive, who is contesting the seat held by Representative Michael Hen nebry, democrat, from tne icrty-nrst dlFtrlct. The sub-committee accepted the of fl lal vote of Will county es correct and decided that a recount of tbe W'll county ballots would be unnecessary. Both Hennebry and Boardman agreed before the state canvassing board that the Will county retr.Tns were correct and it was upon the correctness of the Will county vo'e that the Etate can vasfclng board isfjoa tue certificate of election to Hennebry. The recount of the forty-first sen atorial district conducted by the sub committee of the house election com niltte showed that Gt-orge Boardman, progressive, was elected over Michaei Hennebry. democrat, to whom the cer tificate was if!ued by the ttate can vassing board, by a plurality of 133 votes. II 4 13.1 MtJOItlTY. The tub-committee at 6 o'clock last night finished the task cf re-counting the vote In Du Page county. The re count vote cave Hourdman 613 ma jority In that county. This together j with the official vote of Will county bhowod "" "'"mii'j.jMr'v"1 '"' ! ,-vt vote. The correctness cf the -vote, catt In Will county was net questioned but the sub-committee bad decided to re-count it In order to be certain that no error were committed there. The sub-comralCee. however, was unable j to loate Edwin G. Ycung. county I clerk of Will county. Mr. Young had recpended to the committee's sub poena earlier In the day and appeared with the Wil couuty ballots. XG UKPlllTH. In the afternoon .an inquiry for Mr. Young at his hotel revealed that he had checked out at noon. This gave rise to rumors that Young had either been kidnapped by democratic friends jf Hennebry's or else had been induced to disregard the committee's sub poena and rHurnf d home. Later a tele phone message from some one repre- j tenting himself os Young, said he would be cn hand at 7:30, but at 9 o'clock Young bad not appeared. Representative Hennebry is a "wet" j and Boardman is a "dry " The "wet" and "dry" ftjbt In the house is a spe cial order for next Wednesday. It is said the wets desire to delay house action on the contest until after Wed nesday and the dry to force the mat ing of Boardman before that time, iioi.n ONTO VOTE. Chicago. May 17. Edwin G. Younz. ccun'y clerk of Will county, sought in i Springfield in the Hennebry election contest, returned to his home In Iock- port. 111., last night and declared he would not take Will county ballots to Springfield until he had been assur ed that the committee had let;al au- j thority to open them. "I went to , Springfield today," he said, "but the crmmit'ee members couldn t agree that they had the full authority to rren the ballots, so I returned home." Peace Delegates in Detroit. Detroit. Mich.. May 17. The peace delegates touring the country in an i effort to work out plans for the cen tennial celebration in 1915 of peace of the English speaking peoples were entertaiced la Detroit today TY COBB IS AGAIN LEADING LEAGUE Chicago. Ill, May IT. Ty Cobb Is back In form at least the official bat ting averages for the first month of the season show the Detroit slugger leading the American league with a percentage of .4SS for 12 games he has taken part in. Henriksen of Bos ton is hitting .471. Schaeffer of Wash ington .444. Collins cf Philadelphia .432. Jackson of Cleveland .423, and Lajoie .35C. Cathers of St. Louts leacs the National league with .391 for 10 games, Erwin of Brooklyn is second. .r.75. while Sweenty cf Boston and Doyle of New York are tied at .38. Cleveland. .275, and Pittsburgh. .203. are club leaders at bat In the respect - he leagues. a m, 93. ! Stage of water, 6 6 feet, a rise of j reel. J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. Erenins stnr: Siirtini. Mornlns tarn: Mercury. Jupiter. Mars. Ventw. The howl of the Greater Dipper Is al most eiactlv nierhe;id nbout S:l.i p. m. CITY WOifRS IN A GOTHAM PARADE New York, May 17. Twelve thsuo and city employes turned out today to give New York an object lesson in mu:fcipal government. The lesson was a street parade six miles long made up of men and vehicles from 19 city departments. The department headed the line with 1,495 men, 22 pieces of apparatus (all that could be spared), three floats and ten trucks, and police rought up the rear, 7,224 strong, with 35 vehicles. Divisions be tween comprised other municipal workers, many in uniform, and all ac companied by implements and ve hic.es of their work. There were 560 vehicles in all and 43 bands. Next to the police, the largest divis ion was the 6treet cleaning depart ment, with 1,770 white uniformed sweepers, dock men, 351 dump carts and sweeping machines. The depart ment of parks added varie'y with cages of animals from Central park zoo, headed by a trick elephant. $50,000 BAIL FOR WIDOW OF DIETZ Chicago, 111. May 17. Mrs. Augusta Ditz, held yesterday by a coroner's Jury for the murder of her husband, George Dletz, the woman's tailor, was admitted to ball today in $50,000. George Nurnber?, the harness-mak-e 1940 West Lake street, friend of the family and with whom Mrs. Dictz was said to have taken trips to High land Tan K;wag not implicated-.- Jury recommended his discharge The formal verdict follows: "We, the jury. And George H. Dietz came to his death April 14. 1913. in the bedroom of his home, 733 Aldine avnue, from a fractured bkull, due to external violence with a hammer, and the Jury believes Augusta Dietz. his widow, is directly responsible for his death or that she has guilty knowledge of his death. "We, therefore, rerommend that the said Augusta Dietz be held to the grand Jury until discharged by due process of law, and we do not think the tes timony is sufficient to hold Goorge Nuruberg. We. therefore, recommend his release from the custody of the police. "We further recommend that the police continue to investigate and if sufficient additional evidence be found against him that he be held to the grand Jury until discharged by due process of law." PUBLIC HEARINGS NOT TO BE GIVEN Washington. D. C, May 17. Demo cratic leaders in the senate were en dorsed late yesterday in their deter mination to refer the Underwood tariff I bill to the finance committee for con sideration, without public hearings. The Penrose-La Follette amendment directing that public hearings be held was defeated by a vote of 41 to 30. and the motion of Senator Simmons to re fer the bill was then passed without i a roll call. Two democrats. Senators Ransdell and Thornton of Louisiana, voted for the republican amendment. Senator Poindfxter of Washington, ! progressive, voted with the majority. (Senator Jones of Washington, repub lican, who previously had determined to vote against public hearings, an- j 4llD, K,, roll call that he had changed his mind because the finance tubcommittee were giving pri vate hearings to some Interests which he thought should be public. BAPTISTS SPURN OFFER OF $50,000 FOR MEETING St. Louis. Mo, May 17. Delegates to the Southern Baptist convention spurned an offer of property worth $30,000 and Ignored the recommenda tion of the committee la unanimous voting to hold the next convention at Nashville, Tenn, during yesterdays sessions at the Third Baptist church. The citizens of Chattanooga had of fered 10 acres and a suitable auditor ium, valued it $50,000. if five annual meetings were held there in seven years. The Woman's Missionary union, an auxiliary, reelected the following offi- cers: Miss Facuie E. S. Heck, presi - .'dent: Miss Kathleen Mallory. corre - . spondicg secretary: Mrs. A. C. John - . sen, recording secretary, and Mrs. Wil- Ua C. Lowndes, treasurer ReSOlUtlOH 0T PrOteSt IS Introduced in Lon don Body. URGED FROM NEW YORK Book Binders, Authors of Move, Declared to Be an Outlaw Organization. London, May 17. A resolution of protest against the nomination of Walter Page as United States ambas sador to Great Britain has been intro duced by W. Coffey, a member of the executive committee of the Lcndon Trades Council, on the strength of a letter written on paper Dearing t"ie letter head of the Allied Trades coun cil of New York and signed "Charles L. Conway, secretary of the National Brotherhood of Bookbinders." After describing Page as a member of the firm of Doubleday, Page & Co., the letter says: "This concern is bit terly opposed to organized labor. The only department that forced recogni tion from a union standpoint was the bookbinders, but they are now on strike, being forced out, as the policy of the firm Is to replace men with boys." The letter concludes by asking "all organized labor in the United King dom to assist us in giving this matter the widest publicity and also to file a protest to our government on its selec tion and protest to your own govern ment for its acceptance of this man." TRADES C Ot WC IL. COUNTERS. New York. May 17. The National Brotherhood of Book Binders is an "outlaw organization," expelled two years ago from the International Brotherhood of Book Binders, accord ing to Secretary Brady cf the Allied Printing Trades council of Greater Tne4w Yerkr It es- ,cn-Tepudiate4r h colli hv tho A in nr can F feneration or Labor. Brady announced he proposed to write letters to President Wilson and Ambassador Page explaining Co'n way's communication was unauthoriz ed by the Printing Trades council or Dip Intp mat ifinnl Rnok Hinders "Wo havp nn rifuiro fn fmharrnsR ! nrtrr,iniKtrtinr. hv anv sneh tac tics as employed by Conway," Brady said. TO SELL LETTERS OF MRS. LINCOLN New York, May 1.. What are . known as Mrs. Lincoln's "bitter let-1 ters are to be sold at auction nere next week. The collection consist of 12 letters written by the widow of the martyred president In the y -ars just following his assassination. In some of them Mrs. Lincoln was almost hys terical in upbraiding congress for not providing for her and in her denunci- atlon of General Grant One letter was written in 1865 ask ing a friend to try to sell a black lace gown Mrs. Lincoln wore at the second inauguration, "for two hours only," in order to raise money to support her self and her two boys. The gown was presented to her by a friend of her husband and cost $3,500. In another letter of Dec. 30, 1853. Mrs. Lincoln write bitterly of the for tunes cf the Grant family compared with her own. and declares "General Grant's services to his country cer tainly were not superior to my hus band's." Chicagoan Given Place. Washington. D. C, May 17. Charles J. Brand of the Field museum. Chi cago, was today appointed chief of the newly established division of markets the department of agriculture. : . . Progresses Recogmzed W ash.ngton, D. C, My 17. An agreement was reached today whereby the progrersives have a represents- At 1 a Va lax s m imTvnan wou m i . iu house committees and in ail hae 7 committee- plafcea. APPLY TORCH TO OCCUPIED HOMES London. May 17. Militant suffra gets today made a clight change in the arson campaign. Instead of set ting fire to unoccupied houses, they attempted to destroy a tenanted resi dence at Cambridge. The Interior j woodwork was greatly damaged. One jof the university laboratories adjoin - ! In g also suffered. Another canister of : gunpowder and slugs was found at Dosraoor station. In Herfordshire. on the London Si Northwestern railway. 1 1, i i.lkfe-rf4 LONDON SEES WAR CLOUDS IN JAPCLASH London, May 17. "Should war break, pub the sympathies of Aus- fX3.1Tftkfv' '-gyalj-y1 an1 wsteru-Ci-4 aua would be iriolently on the side of the. United 'states," s the Patf Mall Gazette today, discussing the Cal ifornia alien land ownership contro versy. The newspaper considers it a grave mistake to underestimate the chances of a conflict between the United States an Japan It says: "The opinion that the Japanese will never go to war to enforce their treaty rights in Cali fornia is one of those dangerous gen eralities which lead nations blind fold to the brink of the pit. . The point at Issue exclusion of Asiatics from permanent settlement touches the British empire very nearly." Tokio, May 17. Irresponsible war talk was condemned by most of the speakers at a mass meeting today or ganised by an association represent- lnK business and educational interests. at wnich some parliamentary' represen- j tatives also were present. Speeches by the majority of the educational representatives in contrast to other addresses gave expression to a confi dence that the Americans will side with the Japanese if the Japanese steadfastly point out the unfairness of the discrimination It, however, was declared the time has arrived when the Japanese must be given equal treatment with other peoples, and the speakers condemned the aggressions of the whites in the world against the colored races, in stances being given cf lynching ne groes in the southern states. EDITOR SHOOTS A MAYOR AND DEFIES LYNCH LAW Decatur, 111, May 17. Threats to lynch him did not deter F. B. Slate, reform editor of the Mount Auburn, 111.. Tribune, from returning home last evening after giving $2,500 bonds at Taylorville for his appearance on a charge of assault to commit murder upon Dr. B. P. N lndsor, mayor of Mount Auburn , The shootin? in the morning at the Mount Auburn depot came while Slate was waiting for a train out of the citv. Ju occurred durag a ec,)ffl wen the Uwo over wh!(?h been brew fQr monthg s,afe had & revo,ver lnlde hig , , witness- I J ei to have had his hand on it when the : . , . ,. j, , . , .... shot was fired, though he claims that the shot was an accident. Mayor Windsor, who also had his shoulder dislocated by onlookers try ing to separate the combatants, took the train for St. John's hospital, Springfield, arriving there 15 minutes later. The bullet, which had been de flected by the fifth rib, was removed, and it was believed the wound would not prove serious. It was reported later that Dr. Wind. sors condition had taken a turn for the worse and that he was operated on again. Mrs. Windsor and several ' relatives from Mount Auburn have : hastened to Springfield by automobile, ! The difficulty had its oririn la Slar' ; reform campaigns throuzh hl txoer ia which he had on numeVous occasions attacked Windsor, charging him with too liberal an administration and de- daring that he allowed the village to run with the lid off most of the time. Atchison, Kan.. May 17. Eugene Hcwe, editor of the Globe, yesterday afternoon pleaded guilty to a charge of assault on Eugene Pulliam, editor of the Champion, and was lined $1 and costs in the city court. The as sault followed publication of a "hint item" in last night's Champion, which Howe said was directed at. his domes tic relations. It is said Pulliam will sue Howe for $15,000 personal damages. STAND COLLAPSES AT CHANCE GAME Chicago, 111, May 17. While 42,000 persons crowded into the Chicago American league park in celebration of Chance day this afternoon, a sec tion of a temporary grandstand col lapsed. On woman was carried away unconscious. Several scores of per sons were involve! in the crash. A few minutes later another section of the stand collapsed, but no one was hurt, in the second accident. For tunately the sections of the stand were only a few feet from the ground. Yet scores of people tumbled in a mass and a panic followed. Chicago, 111, May 17. With fair weather, it is predicted a record-breaking crowd will pack the American m league park this afternoon to witness the ceremonies of Frank Chance day. There are seats for 42,000. The larg est paid attendance in the history of baseball is 38,281, at the Polo grounds. New York, on the opening da.y of the world's series in 1911. No passes wT.l be honored. Re sponding to hundreds of written and telephone requests. Chance will play first base. The game will be only one of the attractions which will occupy half cf the day aud most of the even ing. The program will open with a parade of automobiles from Grant park to the South side grounds. Al most 1.000 machines will be in line. At the park festivities will begin at 2 o'clock with vaudeville, athletic and musical features. At 3 o'clock the rival managers of the New York and Chicago -teams will be presented with various tokens, and the game will start. Following the game there will be a dinner to Chance at the stock yards, and both teams will be guests at a downtown theatre. Bank Statement. New York, May 17. Bank statement. Clearing house banks and trust com panies hold $25,579,00 reserve in ex cess of legal requirements. Loans de creased $3.000,0i0; net deposits in creased $5,390,000. THREE INDICTED IN CRIME TRUST Chicago. May 17 Three indict- j ments araicst two persona were re - turned today as the result of the "crime trust" Investigation. Addi- J tionai indictments are expected. The indicted are C. P. "Barney" Bertsche, a saloonkeeper, politician and alleged go-between In obtaining protection for swindlers, and James I Ryan, alias ('Prot Charles Crane," a' clairvoyant. STATE LAX IN CHILD CARE; LIGHT ASKED Chicago, 111, May 17. Plans to ap ply for a joint legislative committee i tc, investigate, conditions, surrounding home-finding and charitable Institu tions in Illinois were discussed at the executive session of the Curran leg islative committee today. Rev. Mr. XJoyd, a member of tne committee, said: "In the brief period we have been investigating we have learned that a destitute child in Illinois is giv en less consideration than a bale of hay. necktie, horse "or any other com mercial product." "We found a charity trust, we dis covered lack of heart and interest in btrter and exchange of children and other conditions that amazed the mem bers of the committee," said Chairman Curran. "Remedial legislation is sure to be enacted." . Kankakee, 111, May 17. In a report today the grand jury recommends that Governor Dunne be asked to investi gate conditions in 1 he Kankakee state hospital for the insane. The rport repeats charges that patients are treat ed cruelly and that employes in many instances are incompetent and neg lectful. FLIES FROM KEY WEST TO HAVANA Havana, May 17. Domingo Rosillo, a Cuban aviator, who left from the Florida East Coast railroad terminal at Key, Fla, at 5:35 this morning. arrived here in an aeroplane at 8:10; a. m. The Cuban government offered a prise of $10,000 to any aviator accom plishing the flight and sent a cruiser and two gunboats to patrol the route. Rosillo made the first flight ever ac complished by a Cuban across the Florida straits from shore to shore, makiug the passage of 90 .miles in 2 hours and 25 minutes. The announce ment of his start from Key West had been given by the discharge of three shots from Cabana fort, and when he came into view he was hailed with ac clamations by virtually the whole pop ulation of the city, of whom the great er part had gathered along the sea and harbor front. GOVERNMENT MUST FOOT BILLS, THE COURT HOLDS New York, May 17. A decision of Judge Mayer, in "the federal district court, w ill cost the United States gov ernment about a million dollars a year from now on unless overruled i by a higher court. It holds that the ! government and not steamship com ' pariies must pay for medical treat ment for aliens brought to this coun try and found after arrival at EUis jls,anQ t0 8ufrerlng froal tora ; porary contagious disease. Five Years for Pickpocket. Cleveland, Ohio, May 17. Minnie Wil'iams. i. Chicago pickpocket who j is said to have a nation-wide record. w as sentenced to five years In the Ohio penitentiary for stealing $600 from a merchant. NUMBER IN HOSPITALS Missiles Are Hurled From High Buildings and Many Are Hurt. Cincinnati, Ohio. May 17. The street car strike situation has apparently gotten beyond the control of the local police. Mayor Hunt has sent a ' re quest to Governor Cox and Adjutant General Wood for militia. A car was attacked at Fifth and Central avenues today and partially wrecked. The con ductor and motorman were severely beaten. The quick work of the police probably saved their lives. They were hurried to the hospital. Their condi tion is critical. A hundred men im ported by the company and housed in car barns opened negotiations with the strikers and agreed to leave town if escorted to the depot. This is the first break in the ranks of these men. FOIK CARS MRKCKKD. Mayor Hunt's request for the mili tia was only resorted to after a series of assaults on cars not personally con- -ducted by police had taken place. As a result of these attacks three men are in the hospital in a dangerous con dition, and a dozen others were se verely beaten. Four cars were com pletely wrecked and left standing la the streets, and the traction company was forced to abandon all efforts to operate cars In the western section of the city, while only a few cars are running through the residence dis tricts of Avondale and Walnut Hills. Following information that Governor Cox was reluctant to send troops, the mayor telegraphed the adjutant gen eral demadning that troop3 be sent TTerer-lly" 19 "U clocktomorrow morning. Ht RIi MISSILES PROM HIGH. A spectacular attack occurred in the center of the city when a huge steel brace, bags of cement and other missiles were hurled from the upper floors of the Union Central Life In surance building. Some cement came from higher than the 29th floor and several pedestrians were bruised and cut. A car was completely wrecked. The traction company at noon sus pended the attempt to operate cars. (,ovi:roh dkmf.s appeal. Columbus, Ohio, May 17. At 11 o'clock Governor Cox notified MayoT Hunt he did not think the situation in Cincinnati warranted sending troops at this time. Cl.EltKT strike: settled. Buffalo, N. Y, May 17. The strike of department store clerks Involving 2,500 persons was settled this after noon. Under the agreement the minimum wage for women will be $6 and men clerks $12. The work day will be eight and a half hours. Stores will close at noon Saturdays In July and August. OFFICER SHOOTS; STORE IN A PANIC Chicago, 111, May 17. Scores of cus tomers were thrown into a panic today when House Detective Doyle, employ- ed by Siegel, Cooper & Co.'s depart,- ment store, opened fire on a negro pickpocket who was attempting to rob a woman. When detected the negro struck the officer In the eye and fled Doyle fired three shots, one of which passed through the ear of Manager Biswangr of the Jewelry department. Customers and clerks scattered. Tb fugitive- reached the street, but was overtaken by two city detectives. Chicago, 111, May 17. President Murphy of the Chicago Nationals said he had purchased three new twlrlers in the hope cf strengthening the team. VICTORIA IS WIFE OF PRINCE HENRY Potsdam, Germany, May 17. The marriage of Prince Henry of Reuss and Princess Victoria Margaret e of Prussia, only daughter of Prince Fred erick Leopold of PruHRla, was cele brated at the new palace here this morning. The ceremonial was the same as will be employed in Berlin May 24, at the nuptials of her friend and com rade. Princess Victoria Luise, only daughter of Emperor William. The German empress took charge of the bride's toilette and placed on the young princess' head the bistort- ' cal princess' crown, taken from the imperial treasury only for marriages of Prussian princesses.