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SIXTY-SECOND YEAR. NO. 203.
FRIDAY, JUNE 13. 1913. SIXTEEN PAGES
PRICE TWO CENTS.
Fatally Crushed in Wreck,
First Thought is of
AND THEN HIS MOTHER
New Ycrk World Man Sees Big
Story as He Is Dying
Five Less Lives.
New York, June 13. Gregory Hume
of this city, who died today in a hos
pital at Stamford, Conn., retained
above til else hi sense of news when
he u terribly crushed yesterday in
the wreck of the Springfield express.
Hume, a reporter fp the World,
retuit'.ing from a visit to his moth
er at Pine Orchard. Conn., and was a
pashf-rger in ui ruumaii car nu::i
a telescoped by the electric engine
of the train behind. When Hume
was hurrW out of the wreck KUiTerini;
a crushed pelvis, a compound fracture
c.i doui aiiKies ami puiniui inieruui in- .
Juries. he said to those carrying him: j honor of ner falnori George Davis,
"Call up my paper right away. Tell ; ,onR treasurer of the college
them there is a wreck here. Mis story, j wjth lhig (.ontrlbuticn aud anotneP
Toll them I am sorry 1 won't be able ,hitherTo niade Mrs. McKnight meets
to wcrk-bccauM! I am smashed up. Call I tne entirP rxpGnsc of tni8 struclure.
up my mother, too." TotaI gjft3 for ,h year from aU
Hume then collapsed. sources totaled $12.1.000.
' itt inv ! . j Rockford. 111.. June 13 Kockford
Stamford. Conn., June 13. -Inquiry j College for Women yesterday complet
lnto a collision of the first and second ) ed jtB campaign for raising the $C0,-M-ctions
of the. Springfield express ; Ooo required to bring its endowment
here bite ye.-iterday was begun before
daybreak. Coroner Phelan of Bridg.j
jxrt formally opening the inquest at
the town hall, while independent in
quiries by the railroud companies and
public utilities commission were also
laur.c hed. The corrected death lir.t:
MRS. EDWARD J. KELLY, Win
EVERETT H. WOODRUFF, Flush
ing. L. I.
IK. HARMON O. HOWE. Hartford.
FRANK I'rCUJsFIELI). Springfield,
MRS. WH. SEELKY. wife of the
manager of the industrial bureau of
the New Haven rcilroad.
GREGORY Hl'ME. a newspaper
man employed by the New York
World, died thl.i morning.
Tho seven passenpc rs-w ho are in a
hospital will recover.
Engineer Do'ierty of the colliding
train, who could not be found last
night, was nt 1:W home in New Haven
this morning and sent word he would
be at the inquest today.
Berlin, June 13. Festivities In con
nection with the completion next Sun
day of the il.'lh year o! the reign of
Etrperor William op.net! this after
noon with a review of the Imperial
Automobile club, the military volun
teer automobile companies and other
organizations of the 'a: my chausse,"
in the western suburbs of Berlin.
Headed by Prince Henry of Prussia,
commander of the corps, and the duke
f Ratlbor, president of t e u.itomobile
club, hundreds of motor cars decorated
with flowers und bunting were review
rd by lils majesty. Duke Ratlbor pre
sented the tlrbt of the innumerable ad
dresses which the emperor is to re
ceive on his jubile-.
Secretaries Grew and Spencer cf
the American embassy drove their
own curs past the review i.ig stand.
The emperor and empress after
ward proceeded to the stadium croft
ed tor the next Olympic games to wit
ness the jubilee equestrian tourney.
Seveu thousand school children
gathered In the castle court this morn
ing and rehearsed songs with which
they will wake their majesties Mon
day morning. On Sunday, the real sil
ver jubilee anniversary, very few cele
brations will occur, as it marks the
date of the death of the empcror'a
Indicted to be Released.
Charleston. W. Va . June 13 Ar
rangements were made today for lh
release of the under $1,000 bond of in
dicted official of the United Mine
Vcrker of America.
'J I Washington, n. C, Jane 13 Senator
Ashurst nubmitted today reports of
the woman suffrage committee recom
mending passage of Chamberlain'?
resolution fcr a constitutional amend
ment extending suffrage to women.
"That the granting of the elective
franchise to wemen would add to the
FtrenR'-b. efficiency, justice and fai"-
cess of government, we have not the
flightest doubt," says the report.
Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island, Davenport, Mollne,
Increasing cloudiness with probably
showers tonight or Saturday, wanner
tonight; moderate winds. .
Temperature at 7 a. in.. 62; highest
yesterday, SO; lowest last night, 57.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m., two
miles per hour.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m., 37;
at 7 a. m., 62.
Stage of water, 7.0; a fall of .4 In
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
Evening star: Mercury Mornlns
stars: Venus. Saturn. Mars. Jupiter.
The brilliant red btar Aufares of the
southern consfellntion Scorpio seen in
the meridian at 11 p. m.
$60,000 IS GIVEN
TO KNOX COLLEGE
Remembrance From Mrs. Mc
Knight Announced at Gales
Gak'sburr, 111., June 13. At the 6Sth
annual commi nci ment of Knox college
yesterday President McClelland an-
i nniim ed Additional ifts of morn than
JGO.OiiO from Mrs. J. T. McKnight.
Twenty-five thousand dollars of the
gift Rots to the college endowment
j and tjie rc mainder to wipe out the debt
cn ... r;rlvis BCicnce nali named in
in t.-u.-.om, nna secure Anarew car-
rnies ,.,uvu. i ue amount ouiamea
was $4.10 more than was needed. Mrs.
Harold I. Pratt of Brooklyn gave $3,-
Bloomington. 111., June 13. Profes
sor O. H. Prichart of Bethany. Neb.,
was elected president of the college
at Eureka. III., to succeed E. E. Under
wood, who resigned.
FIND STEAMSHIP LIMES" 1
ALL ARE IN AGREEMENT
Washington, D. C, June 13. The
chairman of the house ship trust in
vestigating committee proceedings
today declared they contained evi
dence that competition between coast
wise lines had practically been elim
inated and that all ertablished lines
from American ports were in "agree
ments." FOREST FIRES THREATEN
SMALL MICHIGAN TOWN
Petoskey, Mich., June 13. Forest
fires in this district are threatening
destruction of the little town of Ep
ilon near here. For more than two
days residents of Epstlon have been
lighting flames day and night.
Johnson Still Fighting.
Chicago. 111., June 13. Jack John
ten, nesro heavyweight tighter, ob
tained live more days of freedom when
Federal Judze Carpenter yesterday
granted his counsel five days to pre
pare a writ of error to bring the ne
gro's case before the United States
court Tjf appeals. Johnson was sen
tenced to a year and a day in the
state penitentiary when he was con
verted for violating th? Mann white
slave act. The suspension of the sen
tence now is until June 22.
- For Death of Vizier.
Constantinople, June 13. Many ar
rests have been made In connection
with the assassination of Schefket
Pasha. Amcng the alleged conspira
tors in the hands cf the authorities is
General Sallo Pasha, a former aide to
the sultan. A paper found on one of
the prisoners contained the offer of a
reward for the assassination of the
grand vizier, signed by a number ct
the opposition party residing in Egypt
Atteaux Gets Off.
Boston, Mass.. June 13. Frederick
E. Atteaux, the dye manufacturer who
was a co-defendant with President
William M. Wood of the American
Woolen company in the recent dyna
mise "rJanting" case, will not be tried
a second time. The jury reported a
disagreement as to him. and yesterday
District Attorney Pe'.letier nolle
prcsssed the case.
Knox Football Coach Quits.
Galesburg. 111., June 13. Coach Ira
T. Carrithers, who has had charge of
athletic at Knox college for the past
three years, announced yesterday that
he would resign from Knox to accept
the position of assistant football coach
at the University of Illinois. His suc
cessor bas not been chosen.
Bank Not Liable.
St. Paul. Minn.. June 13. A bank j Some of the most prominent leaders
vhich collects a sight draft re pre- in the strike movement are yet to be
senting the purchase price cf liquor tried for inciting riot, including Wil
h!pped in interstate commerce into a liam Haywood. Counsel for the strike
prohibition state does not violate tne
I uw prohibiting a carrier ac:3g as
! agent, according to the opinion of the
j federal circuit court of appeals today.
AUTO FUND TO
AID OF ROADS
$800,000 to be Availa
ble in Illinois First
FOR A 2-YEAR PERIOD
Bill Providing That Juries Be
Judges of Fact Only Killed
in the Senate.
Springfield, 111., June 13. Two house
bills appropriating a total of 5S00.000
out of the automoliie fund for state
aid of good roads, for the two year
period beginning July 1, next, passed
the house today.
The senate passed Senator Curtis
bill changing the legislative primaries
to the third Tuesday in August. It al
so passed Senator McLean's bill fix
ing a penalty for misbranding or adul
teration of drugs.
The senate killed Senator Jones' bill
providing the juries in criminal cases
shall be judges of fact only and not
judges of law. Only seven votea were
cast for the bill.
By calling the roll and putting on
record all members who would remain
for an afternoon session, Speaker Mc
Kinley managed to keep the house in
action all day.
SO ATE PASi.ES BILLS
Senate bills were passed by the
senate today as follows
lienvir FiKinsr nenaltv for Circula-
tion of publication of false statements
iooin - t banking institutions.
Chamberlain Prohibiting publica-
tion or exhibition of pictures of legal
executions, lynchings and riots.
Woodard Authorizing citiJs to levy
a tax to protect against fraud.
Madigan Giving garage owners a
lien on automobiles, repairs, oil and
all other supplies.
Jones Amending the rjriir.arv law
provide fontie eiPctton-sratsTc?
delegates and delegates-at-large to na
tional conventions and for nomination
Jones Creating a legislative refer
The house adopted reports of the
elections committee dismissing con
tests against Medill McCormick and
Munro, both progressives. While con
sideration of the committee report
was pending on the floor of the house,
Hull asked McCormick: "Was the gen
tleman eligible to represent his dis
trict at the time of his election and had
he resided in the distric the required
length of time?"
"I was not," answered McCormick.
"I had left the district to take over
some property, after which I returned."
"Then you admit you were not elig
ible?" interposed Hull.
"I answer that as 1 did before the
elections committee, my eligibility is
a matter for others than myself to
If a rule reported to the house today
by the rules committee and adopted,
is enforced, proceedings of the last
10 days of the session will not be
delayed by speech-making. Under a
report of the rules committee, all
speeches are limited to five minutes
and all extensions to two minutes.
JANNUS HAS ACCIDENT AT
BEGINNING OF HIS TRIP
St. Lcuis, Mo., June 13. Anthony
Jannus and Arthur lsminger started
from St. Louis for Chicago in a hydo-
aeroplane at 6:15 this morning, and in
the first 15 minutes the coat of Is
minger caught fire from engine sparks.
One of the ta:l rods had worked loose.
To keep the machine from falling, Is
minger turned and caught the rod, in
tending to hold it taut until a landing
could be made. In doing this his coat
tail, which was directly over the ex
haust pipe of the engine, caught fire.
Jannus tcre the burning coat from
lsminger's back. The men landed at
Alton. They expect to reach Peoria
TO TRY STRIKERS
Trenton. N. J., June 13. Supreme
Court Justice Minturn today made or
der granting to Paterson silk mill
strikers the right, when arrested, of
trial by a foreign jury.
Jurymen will be drawn from Hudson
county, which adjoins Passaic county.
In which Paterson Is located. Trials,
however, will he held in Pacaaie
leaders will ask the supreme court
: for a change of venue on the ground
J they could not get a fair trial in Pater-
OUT OF POLITICS
Springfield, 111., June 13. At the
annual meeting cf the County and
Prcbate Judges' asssociation of Illi
nois, held here, the following officers
President Judge Vv. L. Pond of De
Vice Presidents Judge John E.
Owens. CMcagfri.IfldgO ft-J-OUmau.
arid J. H. Webb of McLesnsboro.
Secretary Perry L. Pearsda, Wau
kegan. Treasurer William G. Spurgin, LT
Although no resolution was passed
many of the members of the organiza
tion who attended the meeting ex
pressed themselves as being in favor
of nonpartisan elections for county
and probate judges.
The convention came to a close last
evening with a banquet in the Le'.and
hotel. President-elect Pond acted as
tcastmaster. Toasts were given as
follows: "Illinois," Governor Edward
F. Dunne; "The Supreme Court,"
Judge Frank K. Dunne of Charleston;
"The Courts and the People," Hon.
John A. Sterling of Bloomington;
"Lawyers," Attorney General Patrick
Judge Pond opened the mocning
session. He read the president's ad
dress, written by himself, in the
absence of President Robert W. Olm
sted of Rock Island, former county
judge, but who was recelly elected
judge of the circuit court. Judgo
Pond also delivered an address ou
During the afternoon session Judge
Orrin N. Carter of Chicago, of the Il
linois" supreme court, delivered an ad
dress. In an effort to carry out the idea of
doing away with partisan elections of
ccunty and probate judges, a commit
tee of five was appointed to work in
conjunction with the legislature to se
cure such legislation. The committee
consists of Judge John E. Owen of
Cook county; P. L. Pearson of Lake
county; Homer Wall of McLean coun
ty; Frank J. Plain cf Kane county,
and William A. Blodgett of Whiteside
WOMAN HAS SEEN
Dallas City, 111.. June 13. Mrs. Well
ington Jenney celebrated her 10'Jth
birthday anniversary Wednesday - at
the home of Harvey Welborn, about
four miles east of this city. As Aman
da Potter, she was bora in Washing
ton, Pennsylvania. June 11, 1813, the
second year of the war of 1812, and
the second and last effort of old Eng
land to destroy the young American
republic. In some of the years be
tween 1S13 and 1335 the family moved
from Pennsylvania to Marshall coun
ty, West Virginia, for on the 26Ui of
August. 1835, she was united in mar
riage with Sherman TerxUL-a-Bativ?
of Marshall county, In April. 1853,
they decided to seek their fortune in
the test, Quincy, 11L being the point
There were but two ways of transit
between the Alleghenies and the Mis-
siseippi river In those days, cue by the
slow mode ct travel by wagon and the
j ether by the roundabout water route
I dewn the Ohio river as far as Cairo
JUNE DAY DREAM
and up the Mississippi by boat. Not a
railroad had yet been built to the
great drainer of the most productive
valley in the world. The family took
passage from Wheeling and reached
Quincy just three weeks from the date
of leaving Wheeling. Quincy at that
time was just about such a sized place
as- LaHarpe is today. They settled
cn a farm near Liberty, Adams county,
but after a few months pulled up
stakes and moved to Durham town
ship, Hancock county, which has since
been her abiding place.
On the 8th of February, 1859, Mr.
TErUJ...yjia..ft?WeniS'i. killed, while
unloading timbers with winch he was
about to erect a barn. This sad inci
dent left the subject of this sketch a
widow with eight children. On the
27th of June, 1860, she was married
to Wellington i Jenney, who died on
the 3rd of August, 1893. Mr. Jenney
was a prominent man in that locality
and in his day held various offices,
among which were justice of the
peace, county supervisor and one
term in the legislature. The centen
nial of the birth of this remarkable
woman attracted a large crowd of
people. It is estimated that well nigh
onto a thousand persons gathered at
the We'iborn place Wednesday. At
noon a bis basket dinner was spread
under the majestic trees that grow
along that classic stream known as
Camp creek. In the afternoon con
gratulatory short talks weer made by
home talent and songs were sung ,all
of which the venerable old lady seem
ed to enjoy as heartily as if she were
many years younger.
WOMEN WATCHERS AT THE
NEXT CHICAGO ELECTION
Chicago, 111., June 13. County
Judge Owens expects to have women
watchers at the polls next spring, now
that the legislature has passed a wo
man's suffrage law. Three watchers
are required at each polling place and
one will be a woman, if Owens can ac
"JACK ROLLERS" ROB AND
THROW MAN OUT OF HOTEL
Chicago. 111.. June 13. "Jack Roll
ers" of the Desplaines street district
were accused by Charles Meskella, a
laborer, of having hurled him from
the third story of the Peerless hotel
in West Madison s'reet, today. He
will fcfobab'y die- He landed on a
soap box In an alley. His skull was
fractured and his back broken. The
police believe he was robbed by five
men before he was tossed out of a
window. Three arrests have been
London,' June 13. British cabinet
ministers were today absolved by a
parliamentary committee from all
blame in connection with scandals al
leged to havesurrounded contracts be
tween the British government and the
Marconi Wireless company. The re
port cf the committee which investi
gated the affair declares there i3 no
foundation for any charges against
Attorney General Isaacs, Chancellor
cf tie Exchequer Lloyd George, or
Postmaster General SamueL The fore
going is from the majority report. It
is understood there will be minority
reports, but these have not yet been
made public. The majority of the com
mittee was composed of liberal and
radical members of parliament.
SCARE WOMAN TO
Harrisonvllle, Mo., June 13. Mrs.
Ida Kellar, who yesterday confessed
In the presence of the sheriff and coro
ner she killed her husband and 7-year-old
daughter Tuesday with an ax, to
day, in the county jail, called the sher
iff to her apartment and repudiated
the -confession," saying a Kansas City
detective, who investigated the mur
ders, "scared it out of her."
Mrs. Kellar was In a violent rage
when the sheriff entered her apart
ment. "I know who the murderer is
and he will suffer for it," she said,
seizing the sheriff by the coat.
She then named a section laborer
employed near here as the man. She
had mentioned him in her testimony
at the inquest as having quarelled with
her husband the day before the mur
der. She said the murders were com
mitted with a pocket knife of her own
which the murderer found in the
house. When the sheriff said the
wounds could not have been made
with a pocket kmie, Mrs. Kellar was
Harrisonvllle, Mo., June 13. Mrs.
Arthur Kellar late yesterday con
fessed it was she who killed her bus-
band, a railroad laborer, and their
daughter, Margaret, 7 yearB old, last
Tuesday. Kellar and the girl were
slain with an ax as they lay in their
The confession brought to a quick
termination the coroner's inquest that
had been in session two days.
"God knows I would not have killed
them bad I known what I was doing,"
Mrs. Kellar said in her confession.
She declared she had frequently
been irresponsible for her acts since
she received a blow on the head two
She said she was feeling bad when
she went to bed Monday night and lay
down with her clothes on. . Later she
awoke and impelled by a force she
could not resist, she says, she secur
ed the ax, and returning to the room
killed her husband and daughter with
After she realized what had hap
pened she went to the kitchen, lighted
the lantern, and returned with water
with which she bathed Margaret'3
wounds. Then she picked tip the ax
and broke a piece off her own bed to
make it appear that she also had b?en
attacked. Later she went to the neigh
bors and told the story of the mys
terious man who bad fled as she
awakened after he had struck at her
with an ax, but had failed to hit her
and had struck the bed Instead.
FORESTERS RE-ELECT RYAN
Chicago Man Made Chief State Ranger
in Close Contest.
Peoria, III., June 13. In one of the
closest political fights at any election
of the Catholic Order of Foresters,
William F. Ryan of Chicago was chos
en to succeed himself for the position
of state, chief ranger, a position he has
held for the last three years. He won
on the final ballot over Tho.xas Mcln
tyre of Chicago by a vote of 249 to
Nicholas V. Fischer of Chicago, for
many year3 the secretary of the For
esters, was reelected to his post with
out op:osition. James Burke of Chi
cago was winner in the contest for
treasurer, winning over W. F. Arm
knecht of Chicago.
NET UP OVER
Senator Worried by Drift
Tariff Legislation .
PRESIDENT IS BLAMED
Though Complaint Is Not At
tended by a Direct Charge
Washington, D. C, June 13. Tho
president's name in connection with.
White house influence for the tariff
bill was brought before the lobby
committee again today by Senator
Gallinger, who declared the president
had come "perilously near lobbying"
in some things he had done in con
nection with the tariff bill.
Gallinger did not make a direct
charge that the president had "lob
bied" for the tariff bill, but intima
tions in his testimony were taken by
democratic senators to be so broad
that they subjected him to long cross
exnminations on the subject of White
Gallinger's statements came as a
profound sensation. "When a man
says he would hang some one as high
as Haitian if that person did not do
certain things," said Gallinger, ."and
then an industry which proposed a re
duction of wages and did so would be
investigated, I think that is about tho
worst kind of influence I can imagine."
"What do you think of a public of
ficial that gets up a scare about an In
sidious lobby?" asked Nelson.
"That he intends to influence public
opinion and the opinion of publio
men," returned Gallinger.
Do you think the members of con
gress can be intimidated?" asked
NOT PI.AYIXG POLITICS.
"I have no disposition to criticize
public officials for a cheap partizan
purpose," replied Gallinger. "I still
am forced to the belief that influence
used in behalf of free sugar or free
wool or free anything else is as ob
jectionable as anything else."
Reed tried to draw a line between
the president acting in behalf of the
people who elected him and private In
terests conducting a campaign for self
"I am an old-fashioned person," re
rjlled Gallinger. "I still believe in the
three coordinate branches of govern
ment, and it grieves me to see an ex
ecutive encroaching on the powers of
others ni attempting to Influence leg
islation." "Do you want, to charge that the
president has brought any kind of co
erslon to bear on any members of con
"I would not undertake to do so. I
have no disposition to criticise Tiim
LYNCHES A NEGRO
' Anadarko, Okla., Juno 13. Denny
Simmons, a young negro. Jailed here
Wednesday on a charge of assault
and murder of Miss Susie Church, 20
miles north of here, Tuesday after
noon, was lynched at 4 o'clock this
morning a mile north of tiiis city.
The mob then set fire to the ne
gro's body and riddled it with bullets.
The mob was composed of 300 men,
headed by a woman who carried the
rope. There were a number of women
in the crowd which broke down the
uoor or tne jail, secured the negro,
dragged him across the Washita river
and saturated his clothing wlth oil.
He was drawn to the trunk of a tree.
Numerous shots were fired at the
dangling body. Soon some one set fire
'o the oil-soaked clothing. In a mo
ment the clothtag was burned off.
.Nominated by President
Washington, D. C, June 13. The
president today nominated William E.
Gonzales, cf South Carolina, to be
minister to Cuba; B.- L. Fefferson. of
Colorado, to be minister to Nicaragua
and Edward J. Hale of North Carolina,
to be minister to Costa Rico.
IN FIERCE BATTLE
WITH THE MOROS
Washington, D. C, June 13. "Prob
ably no fiercer battle since American
occupation" is the description of Briga
dier Ceneral Bershing of the battle
with Moros yesterday, at Bagsag, In
bis report to the war department to
day. . Emil, leader of Moros, anl several
other noted outlaws are reported kHi-
; ed, but the total loss of Uia Mercs
j Is not know n.