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K ARQUS.inora Associated Press Exclusive Wire SIXTY-SECOND YEAR. NO. 309. MONDAY, OCTOBER 13,1913. T WE IVE PAGES. PRICE TWO CEN1S. NUMBER LOST QN VOLTURNO IS PUTAT 100 Captain of Rescuing Ship Sends Further Details M Disaster. ORDER WRECKAGESUNK British Cruiser Sent From the . Scotland Coast to Destroy Blazing Derelict. On board Grosser Kurfurst. at sea, wireless to Cape Race With 105 sur vivors on board from the Volturno, burned at the water's edge in a Kale In mid-Atlantic, and abandoned Fri day, the CroHser Kurfurst is approach ing New York, Passengers and crew Df the Kurfurst witnessed a thrilling Scene for when they arrived in the vi cinity of the Volturno they found the Volturno burning entirely. Crew and passengers were helpless in the heavy seas. It was learned by wireless from the burning vessel that the flames were started by an explosion in the lorward hold at 7 o'clock Thursday morning, ship's lints. Upon the arrival ef the Kurfurst the flames were leap ing 80 feet in the air through the hatchways. Steerage passengers were killed by the explosion and fire. Six boats were lowered Immediately after wards from th Volturno's davits. Three of them, still empty, smashed against the vesnels side, one with 40 passengers, c pulsed while being launched, and all were lost. SfcCOMJ KXPI.OMOX. Two others, with from 60 to 80 on board, got away, but apparently were lost in the mountainous seas. The C'armania was the first of 12 liners to reach the scene in answer to the wireless. During the day time the flames in the hold were kept more or less under control, but about 9 o'clock Thursday night the fire reach ed the coal bunkers, and it was found necessary to close the bulkheads. Vjisi iess uanLle to. worfcrrt-full pressure and the flames broke out through the entire forward part of the vessel. At 9:40 Thursday night an other explosion on the Volturno caused panic among passengers and crew. Three boats of the Kurfurst rescued 32 persons washed into the sea. All those remaining on board the Volturno were crowded together at the after end of the vessel and Jaken off safely after daybreak Friday. Second Officer Lloyd of the Volturno, one of the heroes, fell 20 feet while repairing the wireless apparatus on board his vessel, continued to fight the fire all day, and at 7 o'clock in the evening made a perilous trip to the Kurfurst In a small boat with three others from the Volturno. The little craft, sink ing, was picked up by life boats from the Kurfurst.- The total saved is be lieved to be 623. New York, Oct. 13. The North Ger man Lloyd line today received the fol lowing wireless from Captain Spangen feeri of the Grosser Kurfurst: "Volturno was found in a total burn ing condition. The fire commenced with a heavy explosion in the bow, re sulting in the death of several passen gers and crew. Eleven vessels sur rounded the Volturno, a heavy north west storm and high seas prevailed. Two boats from the Grosser Kurfurst remained In the water all night, but it was almost Impossible to approach the wreck. During the night 32 persons were saved by the two boats and at dawn 63 more. One of the Volturno's boats containing five men was picked up and the men taken aboard imme diately after the rescue. The total saved by all ships was 523. About one hundred are missing. "Although the total saved by the Grosser Kurfurst is given as 105, th classified list of rescued accounts for but 104. When we left the Car mania and La Touraine were search ing for the two Volturno boats full of passengers, but success was improb able. Almost all of the Volturno's boats were smashed by the seas when lowered. The wreck is drifting and dungerous to shipping. We continued our voyage after losing 24 hour." rOMAXDERS LAST MESSAGE. London. Eng., Oct: IS. The message rerelved by the Carmania from Com mander Inch of the doomed Volturno, before he abandoned the burning ves sel, follows: I "Cannot something be done to help us? We must abandon this ship. Her plates are buckling. Stand close by, as I may have to jump for it." Inch handed this to the wireless op erator of the Volturno Just before he was driven out of bis room by the flames. Shortly after the Volturno was a raging furnace. The British cruise.- Donegal was de spatched today from the west coast of Scotland to destroy the blazing dere lict, Volturno. M'RVIVOR TRIXS STORY. Arthur Spurgeon, a passenger on the Carmania. in a wireless dispatch, sup plements his' own description of th trip of the Carmania to the burning iCont!&u4 on Psac Tea.) Sox City Champs Chicago III., Oct. 13 By winning this afternoon's game the White Sox are champions of Chicago for the sea son of 1913. Innings 12345 6789 R.H.E Sox ...000320000 5 11 1 Cubs ..000100001 2 9 1 Batteries Sox, Scot, and S chalk; Cubs, Humphries and Archer. $10,000 DAMAGE FOR MRS. FOSTER Noted Suit, Following: Accident al Killing by Banker, Settled at Lovington. Decatur, 111., Oct. 13. The noted Foster-Shepherd damage suit, based on the killing of Ralph Foster by Homer Shepherd a: Lovington four years ago, and which dragged in the courts since, has Just been settled. By agreement, Mrs. Foster receives $10,000 from Shep herd, a wealthy banker, who is help ing Irving Sbuman count money at the Chicago sub-treasury. The killing was accidental. Foster was mistaken for a burglar. The suit cost over $20,000. COURT PREPARES SULZER VERDICT Findings of Impeachment Body at Albany May Be Made Known Tomorrow. Albany, N. Y., Oct. 13. The court of impeachment convened at 3 this after noon to render a verdict of guilt or in nocence on Governor Sulser. A verdict in the Impeachment trial will not be reached Defore Tuesday, was the general impression today. It was rumored that Senator Abraham J. Palmer of Milton, to whom Mrs. Sul zer told her story after the governor was impeached, would ask that the case be reopened and the two be in vited to testify. The senator denied, however, that he had any sutfH.4Wen tlon. H haa.aasss.ett aergr&t-tSes" since the trial started that the whole truth of the governor's transactions had not been told. Immured within the executive man sion, the governor silently awaits the verdict of the court. It is impossible for any one to see hjm. All of toc"ay he remained within the house with Mrs. Sulzer and Patsy,, his pet dog, as his sole companions. Opinions regarding the possible re sult of the vote are greatly at vari ance. His friends 6ay he is sure of at least 20 votes enough to prevent his removal. But those opposed to him refuse to concede him more than eight. STANLEY WATERLOO, OLD CHICAGO WRITER, PASSES Chicago. 111., Oct 13. Stanley Wat erloo, newspaper writer, author and the most peculiar nius in that home of geniuses, the Press club of Chicago, died of pneumonia at 6:30 o'clock Sat urday night in the Union Hospital, where he was taken a little more than a week ago. It had been thought he was improving in condition when a sudden change Saturday preceded his end. His death removed from the cir cle of Chicago authors otre of its lead ers. Mr. Waterloo was known at the Press club as the possessor of the most am axing collection of facts on various subects of any living man and seemed to possess a wlzar1-like facul ty for marshaling his information to bear upon a given point Of medium he'ght. stout, w ith but one eye because of an accident sustained while break ing a vicious colt he was a familiar figure at the club Mr. Waterloo's principal literary work among several thousand short stories and half a score of novels was "The Story of Ab," a tale dealing with prehistoric man, which wa3 so precise in its Information that it gained recog nltlon as a work of scientific value. His wife, formerly Anna TUtton, whon he married in 1874, died more than a year ago, and since that time, while residing on the North Side, he has made his home practically at the Press club. The couple had no chil dren. BUSCH BEQUEATHS MUCH TO CHARITY Said Will of St. Louis Leaves $2,000,000 to Various Institutions. " St Louis, Mo., Oct 13. It is estimat ed the will of the late Adolpbus Buseh, who died in Germany, makes bequests to charitable and educational publ'e purposes aggregating $2,000,000. It is estimated the estate is worth $75,000.- U00. The will is not expected to be made public until after the funeral here Oct 25. ARREST MADE IN MURDER OF RICH CITIZEN Shoemaker at Champaign Held by Police in Con nection With Case. BODY IN A CORNFIELD William Larry, Bachelor Mer chant, Worth $100,000 or More, Is the Victim. Champaign, 111., Oct. 13. Charles Phipps, a shoemaker, was arrested to day in connection with the case of William Larry, a wealthy Urbana bachelor, believed murdered for his money. Urbana, 111., Oct 13. The body of William Larry, a wealthy merchant and farmer of this place, was founl yesterday morning in a cornfield on the outskirts of the town. He had been murdered. I Three bullet holes were found in his head. Two had passed through his hat. The location cf the wounds dis pelled any theory ot suicide. The place around where the body lay showed signs of a struggle. Beneath his body was found an old fashioned revolver, which friends say did not belong to Larry. They say he never owned a revolver. The number of the weapon, however, is regarded as a valuable clew to the identity of the murderer by the police. Larry is supposed to have had $1,200 with him when slain. He had sold a site to the government for a federal building on Saturday. He received $12,000 for the property. Elated over the sale, he displayed the bills and boastingly told friends shortly he ex pected to collect $1,200 more from per sons in his debt Later, it is said, he obtained tire The murdered man was an eccentric character. He seldom carried less than $1,000 about with him and laugh ed at the apprehensions of relatives. who had long predicted the fate he met Saturday night. He created a furore recently by tear ing down the only house in this city that had sheltered Abraham Lincoln and selling the bricks to relic hunters at astonishing prices. Larry was 38 years old and a bach elor. He was reputed to be worth be tween $80,000 and $100,000. Nicolas Larry, a Champaign attor ney, has offered a large reward for the apprehension of the murderers. MINERS IN MARCH ARE FIRED UPON Two Men in Automobile Shoot Into Crowd of Copper Strikers. Calumet Mich., Oct. 13. It is be lieved two of the three men be'ng sought in connection with a shooting affair yesterday afternoon at the Cen tennial mine, where a parade of cop per strikers was fired on but no one hit by one of four men In an automo bile, have escaped. The fourth man, a chauffeur, is held blameless. It Is said the men are employes of an eastern agency employed here as mine guards. There was picketing at the Allouez mine this morning, but none of the workmen was molested. GOTHAM GROCERY' BLOWN BY BOMB Terrific Explosion Shatters the Windows in an Entire Block on the East Side. New York. Oct. 13. The grocery store of Candelo Gatto was wrecked today by one of the most terrific bomb explosions in years on the east side. Every pane of glass in the entire block waa shattered. Two hundred fifty persons were driven from their homes. Gatto received several blackhand let ters recently. School Books 4,200 Years Old. Philadelphia, Pa.. Oct 13. School books 4.200 years old. including gram- mars and history and a little clay slate on whicn a little Babylonian school boy evidently copied his les- sons, are among the most recently ac- quired documents at the University f Pennsylvania. The collection la frcm; the reins or j'ppur. ( fillip 'ITtS jWf TIM WOODRUFF IS TAKEN BY DEATH Former Lieutenant Governor of New York Succumbs to Paralysis. New York, Oct 13. Timothy L. Woodruff, former lieutenant governor of New York state, died at 9:15 o'clock last nIgK7Tewiraarn.een in a critical condition for nearly two weeks after having been stricken with paralysis while addressing 'a progressive party rally in this city. He was 55 years old. Timothy Lester Woodruff, lieuten ant governor of New York for three terms (1897-1903), was born at New Haven, Conn., on Aug. 4, 1858. His parents died when he was 10 years old. He prepared for college at Phil lips Exeter academy, and after being graduated from Yale in 1879, took a business course at the East Man col lege, Poughkeepsle, N. Y, Mr. Woodruff became t clerk for a year, and In 1881 he entered the- firm of Nash, Whiton & Co., now the Wor cester Salt company, of which he was treasurer..; Mr. Woodruff rapidly in creased ill interests In various busi ness activities, both in America and abroad. Mr. Woodruff took up his residence in Brooklyn in the spring ef 1881 and entered politics in the tame, year, when he joined, the Brooklyn Young Men's Republican club. At the republican national convention la 1908 Mr.' Wood ruff made the speech nominating the late James Schoolcraft Sherman for vice president Concerning his nominations for lieu tenant governor, Mr. Woodruff once said. "1 was glad of it the first time. The second time I was indifferent about it. The third time I was dragged into it against my will. I accepted because 1 had to." - Mr. Woodruff wrested the control of the republican organization in Kings county from Jacob Worth in 1197 and hung on to it for many years, although he had big trials and tribulations. Mr. Wootruff bad many bitter rows with Benjamin B. Odell, and when the ex-governof lost bis grip Mr. Woodruff became chairman of the New York state republican committee in 1906, holding fast to the position for four years. In 1911 Mr. Woodruff handed over the republican leadership in Kings county to Naval Officer F. J. H. Kracke, after enjoying that honor for 14 years. He moved to Manhattan, but the following' year he again took up his residence in Brooklyn. He soon got into the switg of things, and in March, 1912. he was formally reinstalled as leader of Kings. There was consternation in the reg ular republican ranks during a pre liminary session of the 1912 republi can national convention by the an nouncement, authorized by Theodore Roosevelt that Mr. Woodruff, bead of the Kings county delegation, had de- rMd not In unnnnrt William H. TafL Dat wouM Support the colonel. It was not long before Mr. Woodruff openly declared that he was with Colonel Roosevelt - - - Mr. Woodruff owned a magnificent estate in the Adirondacks. which he caned Kamp Ki Kare. ' It comprises nearly 2,500 acres and adjoins estates owned by Alfred Vanderbm and the ;ute . Pierpoat Morgan. HOWDY! THE WEATHER II Forucast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow, for Rock Island, Davenport, Mollne ' and Vicinity. Fair tonight and Tuesday, warmer tonight; increasing southerly winds. -Temperature at 7 a. m. 51. Highest, yesterday 71, lowest last night 51. Velocity of wind at 7 a: m. 5 miles per hour. Precipitation, none. Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 64, at 7 a. m. 77. Stage of water 3.4, a rise of -2 In last 48 hours. - - J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. Evening stars: Mercnry. Jupiter. Morning stars: Saturn. Venus. Mars. Due southwest on the southern edge of the Milky way. Altair. of constella tion Aqulla. is conspicuous about 8:30 p. m. UNDERWOOD GETS MOBSON SCORING Home Leader Charged With False Pretenses in His Can didacy at Baltimore. Washington, D. C, Oct 13. In the house today Hobson hotly attacked the senatorial campaign of Leader Under wood when he charged that his sup port on Underwood's candidacy at the Baltimore convention was obtained by "false pretenses." Hobson himself is a candidate in the present Alabama contest He charged Underwood was a "Tool of Wall street and the liquor interests." Underwood was loudly cheered by democrats and republicans when he arose to answer Hobson. "Did you charge directly I was a tool of Wall street or of the liquor in terests?" Underwood demanded. - "I said you were a dummy," Hobson replied, "and' as a dummy you bad been used and could be used again." Hobson referred to a conference oa the tariff bill which struck out the Pomerene amendment requiring full revenue tax on brandies used in forti fying wines. He charged that in agree ing to that. Underwood consented to let more than seven millions to "rest in the pockets of the liquor Interests." - After explaining the, history of the amendment Underwood turned to an swer Hobson's general charge which brought in the name of Thomas For tune Ryan as having contributed $35, 000 to Underwood's presldsntial cam palpn. "Is there ' any other man in this Chamber who believes the charge I have been a tool of Wall street?" he demanded. "No, no," shouted members on bothi sides. Underwood said Ryan made a con tribution to his campaign fund without asking any question whatever. "There hi not a single candidate for president of any. party," continued Underwood, "whose campaign is not financed in part at least by wealthy men of New York." When Uncc.-wood concluded the house cheered him loudly, and the row seemed over. No Congress Recess. ' Washington. D. C, Oct 13, Confer ences today between President Wilson and senators disclosed a sentiment against any. recess of. congress while the currency bill is pending. $300,000 FIRE IN STATE'S CAPITAL Business Section of Springfield, Threatened, Saved by Six- : Story Wall. Springfield, 111., Oct. 13. Losses esti mated conservatively at $300,000 were caused early yesterday, by tire .of un known origin which destroyed the new four-story building at the southwest corner of Seventh and Adar streets, occupied by the Johnson & Hatcher de partment store, swept through the ad joining buildings on the west and threatened to burn the entire business district The flames were controlled only .after a desperate fight The six-story fire wall on the east side of the John Bressmer & Co., build ing saved the business district Fifty men manned the Bressmer building windows fighting the fire below from that vantage point The building losses are: . Mendenhall building, occupied by Johnson & Hatcher Co., $50,000, insur ance, $34,000. James T. Jones building, four stor ies; first floor occupied by O. B. Cald well's wall paper store; other floors by the Johnson-Hatcher Co.; $15,000; insurance, $10,000. Myers Brothers four-story building, occupied by the Menter Co., clothiers, first floor; other floors by the John son-Hatcher Co., loss $15,000; insur ance $7,500. M. J. Bartel building, first floor va cant; other floors occupied by Elmer hotel; loss $15,000. Two story building owned by John Iressmer Co., occupied by the W. M. Ackerman Shoe Co., $2,000. Six story building occupied by the John Bressmer Co., department store; loss $1,000. Losses to stock art. estimated as follows: Johnson & Hatcher Co., $150,000. O. B. Caldwell, $5.0.00. T.Ienter Co., $10,000. Hotel Elmer, $5,000. Ackerman Shoe Co., $5,000. Bressmer Co., $2,000. Most of the losses are covered by insurance. The Johnson-Hatcher Co. hd $100,000 Insurance on stocks he Johnson St Hatcher building was destroyed by a spectacular fire Christmas week, 1907. Prouty to Value Roads. Washington, D. C, Oct 13. Charles A. Prouty, a member o the interstate commerce -commission continuously since 1896, will resign in the nesr fu ture to become director cf the physi eal valuation of railways. POLICE MAY HAVE BIG AUTO CROOKS Woman One of Trio Thought to Have Stolen About Million Worth of Equipment, New York, Oct. 13. Through the arrest of two men and a woman known as ?queen of auto bandits" at Cam den. N. J., Saturday, the New York police believe they have laid the groundwork" for the solution of the mystery of the theft in recent months of auto equipment valued roughly at IL0OO.00.0. HUERTA GETS WARNING ON LATEST COUP SlBBlBaSSSSBBBBBSSHBBMSB United States Watching Treatment of Deputies Now Under. Arrest. WILSON SENDS A NOTE Charge O'Shaughnessy Ordered to Make Known Feeling of Officials at Washington. Washington, D.- C. Oct 13. After a ccilference between Secretary Bryan and resident Wilson today U was an nounced at the White house that tele grams had been dispatched to John grams had been sent to John Lind at Vera Cruz, and Charge O'Shaigh sentations to the Huerta government that the United States would look with displeasure upon any injury to Mex ican deputies now under arrest It has been- left entirely to Llnd's discretion whether he shall return to Mexico City and impress those views on the Mexican authorities, but t'Shaughnessy is directed to address himself to the minister of foreign re lations and make it pic in that the United States attaches the "gravest importance" to the arrest of deputies and is keenly interested in what 's to be their fate. IIOPM OP FAIR ELECTION GOE. President Wilson told callers today that with the present state of affairs he could not see how a constitutional election could be held in Mexico. As far as the immediate policy of the United States Is concerted, it waa made plain by the president there would be no departure frcm the orig inal position that Mexicans should set tle their own affairs. There was no plans today for an in crease of American warships in Mex ican waters. The government here has praqtlcally abandoned aSTTJWrbTseeV"" ng an election or treating any farther with Huerta as an individual FIGHTING IS CO.NT1MKIX Laredo, Texas, Oct. 13. Fighting between federals and constitutionalists began Friday 68 miles south of Laredo, continued today, according to reports. Sixty-five wounded were brought to N'uevo Laredo yesterday. Nothing has been heard since Saturday from 300 refugees, mostly Americans, enroute here from Torreon. They wtere then at Rodriguez. CHURCH ATTACKS DIVORCE SYSTEM Strong Resolutions Introduced at the Episcopal Convention in New York. J New York, Oct. 13. A sweeping de nunciation of the present system ot di vorce was reached by the house of dep uties of the Protestant Episcopal church today in a resolution by Rev. C. F. Wrigley of the diocese of Long Island. The resolution asked the con vention to express sympathy with the effort of the international committee on marriage and divorce, which is try ing to have the federal constitution amended so as to enable congress to enact uniform marriage and divorce laws. COURT IN A VISIT TO MURDER CAVE Aunt of Boy Yushinsky Quoted as Saying That "His Own People Killed Him." Kiev, Russia, Oct 13. The entire court engaged in the trial of Mendel Bellies for the murder of the boy, An drew Yushinsky, was transferred tem porarily today to the cave in which the boy's body was found. Judges, jury and counsel were' driven through brickyards where Bellies had been em ployed, and in the vicinity of where th body was discovered. The first wit ness was Lobjanosky, who testified h heard Yushinsky's aunt, Natalie, who has since died of tuberculosis, say: "His own people killed him." This remark, according to the witness, waa made before the arrival of the authori ties at the cave and before the char acter of the wounds in the boy's body waa ascertained. Lobjanosky added that Yushinsky's uncle, Theodore Ko linsky, had visited a cafe April 1. 19 ays after the crime, when he seemed excited. His overcoat wss splashed vlth. clay. A boy gave evidence that he had brushed and cleaned Nejinsky'i. coot that day. '