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THE ROCK ISIiAND ARGTJ
Associated Press
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HOME EDITION
"SIXTY-TIIIKD YEAR. NO. 1 ).
SATURDAY, MAKCII 7, 1 01 FOURTEEN PAGES.
I'liICK I'WO CENTS.
18SQULSARE
LOST AT SEA
IN OPEN BOAT
Captain and. Crew of
Steamer Tower Thought
to Have Perished.
ISLAND POLICY
CALLED SUCCESS
HELD CHURCH
HURTS VALUE
OF PROPERTY
City Council of Freeport
Passes a Limitation Law
Upon Petition.
ASK FOREIGN
EXPERT INTO
BENTON CASE
WILL HE CARRY HER ACROSS?
ZdonT You A M . gg--r J?
I 3AWE iftop J Y F&50I
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TOO COLD TO USE OARS'
Little Craft Overcrowded When
Last Seen Drifting South
east in Snow Stcrm.-
SEASIDE PARK. N. J., MARCH 7.
THE 18 MEN OF THE CHARLE
MANGE TOWER. JR.. LANDED
SAFELY LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
Sea SiJe Park. X. J., March
7.
Eighteen members, including the cap
tain of the crew of the steamer Char
leinange Tower, Jr., which sank in 50
feet of water near here, are adrift in
an open boat, las-t seen going out to
ea in a southeasterly direction. The
first mate and three members of the
crew were broueht ashore by life
saver?. The revenue cotter Itasca is
searching for the missing men.
The vessel went down yesterday.
The captain and IT men took the long
boat. Snow was falling at 3 a. m. to
day and the long boat was lost to view.
When lat sen V.ie men were so cold
they could not' use the oars, therefore
tiiey could not possibly control the
craft. hirh was overcrowded. It is
possible they may reach some inlet
and land or be picked up by life sav
ers along the coast.
Firat Trip in Six Years.
The Tower is owned by the South
ern Transportation company with
hkh Chark-3 V. Morse of New York
is identified. It is said it was the first
trip of the steamer in. six years and
that the crew- were virtually strangers
to cue another.
TRY JAIL EDITOR
IN TREASON PLOT
Crown Prince Frederick Wil
helm of Germany Resents
Interpretation.
Brlin, Germany. March 7. Ernest
Meyr. "jail editor" of vihe socialist
n"gjjap-r, "Vorwaerts, wa3 broueht
to trial today on charges of tr-.-fin
for hb-!:tg Crown Prince Frederick
WLhim. The article satirii-td the
fareweil issued bv the prince when he,sum:i ,n lnelr accretion lor purposes
lft the command of the Death s Head not Pci!italIy authorized. Salary
Husurs sLt lr.xie Han l.enes ,11. cutting was confined to higher offl-
tor of a weekly, was Thursday sen
tenced- 'to six months on a similar
Chares A third suit airainxr snnthor
Paper is pending Everv paper in
Germany bears the name of the man
who takej re-ponsibiUty for all arti-
c!e contamert in the 'niibiicaf ion w
U coxLiLonly known as the "Jail edi-
tor."
Meyer was sentenced
months' irr.;,ri?cnment.
o three
VINCENT IS HEAD
EDUCATION BODY
Xew Jliven, Conn.. March 7. The
Rfciigious Kci ication at-sociation elect-
M C- L. Vit-eiit. University of .M-nne-
ta, predeiit; J. T. Brown, Chicago,
Tice pre:dei.t; Henry Cope, Chicago,
fenera! t.-r r.-tary; A. W. Harris.
N'orthwe-t'-ru university, chairman of
the excit:ie board; C. MStuart. Ev-'
ton, -;.f recording secretary, and
Mis Jar.- .Addams, Chicago, one of
the tew directors. j
Among ti,e new state directors Is i
C. Ba?!. y of Illinois.
Secre'iry Cope suggested Buffalo
r the i.ext convention, the subject to
"ChiM Welfare."
Three "Holy Rollers" Fined.
MurpS.jtboro. III., March 7. Three
members of the "holy rollers" sect
Adam Cripps, Myrtle Cripps and Ruth
Hickman were fined fCO ea-h here
n a charge f attacking Xoah Hiek
. an epileptic. They said bis epi
fepay wag the work of the devil and
they atteiT,ted to beat the devil out of
B.m.
i
MAHONY JURORS
FAIL OF VERDICT
temperance, I am miuiuieiy perauau-
Chicao III March 7 The jury in U hat prohibition cannot be enforo-
clae o f I J. J illation y! a ssistan t ! to T- '"TiZ
Ute'a attorney, accu-ed of fruudu-! '"ake byrocrite. and lead to th
ntly narking ballot, at the election manufacture of Illicit whisky, replac
"November. 1&12, after deliberating Ing good with bad, at the same time
24 hm.r. . . u. Hi- robbing the government of a legl'I-
- nr u w skj " i
ctarged.
;Y ;H- K:v; c
Francis Burton Harrison.
Manila, P. I.. March 7. Uncle Sam's
present Philippine policy, as carried
out by Governor-General Harrison and
the Philippine commission appointed '
last year, has, according to officials I
j here, resulted in pronounced success I
and amply justified the course ofj
President Wilson in . granting the
Filipinos a majority upon the commis -
sion.
For the first time In three vears
the commission and the assembly,
which respectively
compose the up -
per and lower houses of the legisla
1,1,.,. K n 1. 1
This has resulted in the passing of an i
annual saving of $1,000,000. Salaries
of nabob proportions among the liigh f
officials including the commission
itself have been substantially shorn,
while the pay of the minor workers
has been left unimpaired. Bureaus at the Christian church, which last
have been readjusted, consolidated or , week purchased property in a choice
. abolished, improved methods of ac- residential district. Rev. E. T. Cor
; counting have been introduced and ; melius, the pastor, says the church will
armfuls of red tape have been 1 po ahead with its plans, as it denies
j dumped into the waste basket. This ' the validity of the ordinance and in
, policy has brought about a saving in : any event it does not apply to his
: money, time and energy without in church, he says, though in what re
. any wise impairing indeed, its re-' pect he declines to specify.
suits are to increase the efficiency I
of the entire government. !
The following dispatch was re- j
j cently sent by Governor General i
I Harrison to Secretary of War Gar-j
I rison i 1 n
"For -the first time in th re years
general appropriation bill passed
legislature today, demonstrating har-!
mony in the government here. The
bill effects a saving of over one mil-.
I lion in the current annual expenses, j . w . . baum, were sentenced to 30 days in
( without in any respect impairing er- ln west lflicago. 1 jail for disorderly conduct
' ficiency. This and other economies i " " " I Ernest Bohm, secretary of the Cent-
! will avert treasury deficit impending) Washington.. Dv C, - March 7.-1 ral Federated Union, Bald he would
jon my arrival. Bureau of health and Twenty Illinois postmasters wer-present flKures on tne unemployed.to
' bureTau of education were granted ! . . , , . . Jrn's organization next week. He safd
! substantialy amounts recommended ; namei by PresldeDt Wilson yesterdarhe beHeved the number out of work
by their directors. New accounting ,n a bat"11 ot nominations sent to the, was jittie a00ve that usual at this sea
features introduced greatly improv-! senate. They are: I son 0f the year.
ing old system. Receipts of bureaus' Joseph A. Roesler. Ash ton: William i Hearing of the cases of 190 follow
hereafter to revert automatically to Vollbracht. Camp Point; Fred H. ers of Tannebaum was resumed today
general treasury instead of allow-
ing chiefs of bureaus to spend such
. rials.
Xo salaries of $3,000 or under.
were
ut. thus of 9,000 officials and
-iupiura only aooui one nunarea
t - . . .
nave salaries reduced. Salaries be-
twen 2 00') and 5.000 cut 10 per
cent - Passed both houses unani-'
mousl.v. and. in my opinion, is an ex-1
emely wise and conservative meas-:
ure. i
The secretary's reply follows: j
"I congratulate you on the pas- j
sage, for the first time in three
years, of a general appropriation bill, I
and on the fact that the bill was
passed unanimously by both houses.
I have no doubt that there were as
to many features differences of opin- '
ion, but it is a source, of satisfaction
to the department that such differ-:
ences were satisfactorily adjusted.
Please extend to both houses of the
Philippine legislature my congratu-
lations on this event and exDresa
to
them my hepe that this is but an in
dication of what may be expected In'
the future."
M'ADOO IN DENIAL
BANK LOCATIONS
Washington, D. C-, March 7v Sec
retary McAdoo made the following
statement: "The statement publish
ed this morning that the reserve bank
organization committee had determin
ed upon 11 banks and had deslgna'ed
certain cities as headquarters for
such banks is a mere fabrication. The
committee has reached no conclusion
whatever on the subject."
CARDINAL GIBBONS OUT
AUAIIil rnUnlDI I lUitf
Xew Orleans, La.. March 7. In a
1 public statement today Cardinal Gib
bons, who Is visiting bis brother.
said:
"While I am an ardent adocate of
mate tax."
REALTY MEN COMPLAIN
Hereafter Consent of Abutting
.Holdings Must Be Obtained
Under Pain of Fine.
Freeport, III., March 7. The city
council at its regular session by a
vote of 10 to 4, passed an ordinance
placing restrictions on the erection of
churches in residence districts.
The ordinance provides that "no
church shall hereafter be erected on
real estate situated in any residence
district In Frppnort. nop shall anv real
: estate be used for church purposes
j unless there shall be first obtained the
written consent of the owners of all
property abutting upon the real estate !
I unnn which such rhnrrh hnildine' i to
j. ,ho, ,. . i, fn-
ifu.vo
The penalty is a fine of not less than
$25 nor more than $100 and each 24
hours that the premises are so used
is made a separate offense.
Aimed at Christian Church.
The ordinance is-presumably aimed
20 POSTMASTERS
NAMED IN STATE
j Louis A. Stoll Given Aurora Job",
Wliilo .Tnoonh Kramer- Winn
JiencKier. LoiumDia. Aniiur t. imanu.
Dekalb; James Zs. Hall, Uelavan; Bert demanded separate hearings and the
C. White, Dow ners Grove; M. B. Do- j proceedings were slow. It will prob
lan. Durand; Gustav L. Burmeister, a0y tae several weeks to dispose
Elmhurst; John L. Schmidt. Hinckley; i ef tne cases. Tannebaum has
Henry Stahlle, Piano: Thomas Mercer,' elected to remain in jail, although
Sandwich; Charles E. Wescott, Shef-1 sympathizers offered to co his bond
ttoirf. m I . Hnqrno wrtunein: n 1
Li. uriscoe. westneia; wil
liam Baskervilie, coal City; cnanes ,
M- Wright Gilman; George Hoffman,
crete; lMUla lon. Aurora. f. j
Hectorne, Avon ; David Schein, Wa-;
terlo' ana J08eDn K. "est cni-
e-
NEW WARRANT IN
HOLLANDER CASE
One Issued at Instance of
Father of Murdered Girl,
but Not Yet Served.
Aurora, 111.. March 7. Up to 10:80
today the new warrant issued last
night charging Anthony Petras of the
murder of Theresa Hollander had not
been served. State's Attorney Tyers,
in whose absence the warrant was is
sued, and who had Just returned from
Peoria, said there already was one
warrant for Petras, the coroner's jury
warrant, and there was no necessity
for another. He is opposed to serving
the warrant, which was sworn to by
the father of the slain girl, who re
tained an attorney to take actioa and
hurry the case.
President Visits Oculist.
Washington.' r. C March 7. Presi
dent Wilson left at 10 o'clock over the
Pennsylvania railroad for Philadelphia
to pay his annual visit to the oculist.
He will return to the capitol tonight.
marconTFnew
EXPO WIRE STUNT
Rome, Italy, March 7 William Mar
conl, inventor of wireless telegraphy,
who will participate in the ItaJian sec
tion at the San Francisco exposition,
said he hoped to be able to communi
cate from the exposition by wireless
telephone with all states of the L'ulun
and Cauada.
( SOMt FARMER-
IS HELD TO JURY
FOR CHURCH ROW
Frank Tannenbaum, I. W. W.
Leader, Charged'With In
citing Others to Roit.
New York. March 7. Frank Tannen
baum, member of the Industrial Work-
I ers of the World, fho led a crowd, of
j mea'lnl local churches Sunday, was
tbVld t the grand jury on chargestof
ilncums lo r, Bna IorclnS ms way
! 'nto a building. Joseph Ablers and
! William Green followers of Tatnen-
before Magistrate Campbell. The men
1 tit enn
. iui
Albany, N. Y., March 7. The New
York legislature wa3 asjked bv Gov.
ernor Glynn in a special message yes-
terday to enact a measure for the aid
of the unemployed. He asked for the
creation a. new bureau of employ
ment ln Die state department of labor.
It would have branches at various
points and an advisory committee com
posed of prominent employers and rep-
j resentatives of labor would be ap
pointed by the labor commissioner for
each office.
Sacramento, Cal., March 7. Fifteen
hundred members of two armies of un
employed, "General'.' Kelly's force and
a seceding faction, camped today in
railroad yards awaiting an answer
from Sacramento officials to their de
mand for food and transportation to
continue their Journey to Washing
ton. PAYMASTER HELD
UP FOR BIG ROLL
St. Louis Shoe Company Em
ploye Relieved of $10,000
by Men in Automobile.
St. Ixuis, Mo., March 7. Two arm
ed robbers held up John Lucas, pay.
master of the Brown Shoe company.
yesterday afternoon, and robbed him
of about $10,000. The robbery took
place In front of a factory and branch
office of the company.
After getting the money the bandits
leaped into the automobile used by
Lucas and escaped. Pointing their
revolvers at the chauffeur they com
manded him to drive east and north.
There they left the automobile and
took a street car bound for the- north
ern limits of the city. Before boarding
the street car they warned the chauf
feur not to follow them.
Lucas and another employe $f the
shoe company went to a bank In the
afternoon and drew the money, with
which, to Day the factory employes.
THE WEATHER II
Forecast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island, Davenport, Molino
and Vicinity.
Mostly cloudy tonight and Sunday;
not much change in temperature with
the lowest tonight about 25 degrees;
moderate northerly winds.
Temperature at 7 a. m. 28. Highest
yesterday 37, lowest last night 27.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 9 miles
per hour.
Precipitation .04 inch.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 94, at
7 a. m. 94.
Stage "of water 4.8, no change ih
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS.
Evening stars: Mars, Venus. Saturn
Morning star: Jnpiter. Due southeast
alone In the center sky the Sickle o
constellation Leo Is couspicuous at V
p. m.
REPEAT CHARGES
IN CALUMET FIRE
Witnesses Tell Congressmen
Man With Alliance Button
Gave Alarm at Hall.
Calumet, Mich., March 7. Persons
who testified before the Inquest last
January that a man wearing a "Citi
zen's . Alliance" button started the
Christmas eve panic at Italian hall, to
day repeated their assertions before
Representatives Taylor of Arkansas i
and Casey of Pennsylvania. The des
cription of the man varied greatly, as
it did before the coroner's jury, which
disregarded this line of testimony in
reaching an open verdict. Attorney
Hilton was present, but was not allow
ed to question witnesses, as the full
committee at Houghton had agreed
that Prosecutor Lucas of Houghton
county and the committee members
should do the questioning.
Houghton, Mich., March 7. The de
fense of Sheriff Cruse against charges
of non-administration of justice during
the strike was begun before the
congressional investigators today.
John Hild, the first witness, employed
as a mine guard at Uie Quincy, said
he was one of three guards shot by
strikers at that mine Pec. 10.
POLICE CHIEF IS
SLAINJN OFFICE
St. Petersburg, March 7. Lieut
General Chebaeff, chief of police of St.
Petersburg, was shot dead today in his
office by a Junior officer for vengeance.
GIRL'S SLAYER TO
DIE ON BIRTH DATE
Atlanta. Ga., March 7. Leo Frank
of Brooklyn was re-sentenced to death
today for the murder of Mary Pbelan,
a factory girl. The execution was set
for April 17. the prisoner's 30th birth
day. This fact was not known until
sentence was pronounced.
WE HAVE WITv'
US TO-DAY.,
RAILROAD WINS
IN AN INJURY SUIT
Woman, Claiming to Have Been
Shot in Mine Strike, Fails
to Recover Damages.
Charleston, W. Va., March 7. Cir
cuit Judge Dyer directed the jury to
bring in a verdict for the Chesapeake
& Ohio railroad, defendant in an ac
tion by Mrs. Anna Hall, who sought to
recover $25,000 damages for Injuries
alleged to have been suffered in the
miners' strike last year. Mrs. Hall al
leged she was shot in both legs from
an armored train. This was the first
of a number of similar actions growing
out of the battle of Holly Grove.
CHARLES ZUEBLIN
SCORED BY CLARK
Replies to Criticism of Profes
sor of Counting of Votes on
Mulhali Verdict.
Washington, D. C, March 7.
Speaker Champ Clark signalized his j
64th birthday by denouncing from '
the rostrum of. the house an address ,
by Charles Zueblin of Winchester, J
Mass., former professor of sociology
at the University of Chicago, assailing :
the speaker's counting of votes on the j
report of the committee that .investl- j
gated the Mulhali lobby charges. I
nonwmts rennhiicans and nropres-!
sives cheered the speaker when he i
finished. He branded Zueblin's state- ;
ments a3 untrue, outrageous and a
reflection upon the integrity of the !
house." He quoted figures of the Mul
hali vote and pointed out that any
member wishing to vote had four op
portunities to do so, and added: "I
have been lied about so much I am
sott of used to it."
BOSTON IS TO PAY
SPEAKER $18,000
., . land lockets were hidden beneath soft
Tops All Salaries Ever Paid m,ioam. Much i00t. including clothing,
National Game- Banquet j musical instruments and shotgufts had.
. . . rr. .been sold to an uncle of one of th
to Returned Tourists. ,ad8 The uncle waa arrested.
New York, March 7. More than I . ,
three hundred guests will attend the
banquet tonight at which the White
Sox and Giants will be guests.
It is understood Tris Speaker's con
tract with the Boston Americans calls
for $16,000 or $18,000 annually and
that he received $5,000 for signing.
This tops all salaries ever paid in the
national game.
Federal league promoters today an
nounced they had signed Mike Doo
lan, formerly of the Philadelphia Na
tionals and Steve Evans of the St.
Louis Nationals. Doolan will play
with Baltimore and Evans with the
Brooklyn Federals.
Oakland. Cal., March 7. Hal. Chase,
first baseman, joined the Chicago
Americana today.
Chicago. 111., March 7. If John T.
Connery a reported erfort to purchase
the controlling stock in the Cnics0
Chicago fans. Including Roger Sull!-,
van. Fred SlocU and Harry Gibbons. t
Head Carranza Commis
sion Wires for Services
of Missouri Doctor
TO MAKE EXAMINATION
Anglo-American Inquiry Body
May Abandon Plans to Con
duct Investigation.
Kansas City Mo., March 7. Senor"
VJzcarra, commercial agent of the
constitutionalists, made public trie fol
lowing telegram signed "General
Fraustro," President of the Mexican
Investigation Committee.'t 'Please
nform by wire if there is any expert
medical legal authority there who
could come at once to exhume a body
and how much he would charge." re
ferring to the Benton case.
"It is evident," said Vizcarra, "the
commission seeking the services of an
expert who is entirely unprejudiced,
and for this reason preferred a phy.
sician from some other than the bor
der city."
Vizcarra Immediately made an offer
to the chief physician of the local pub
lic utility corporation.
Washington Still Waits.
Washington, D. C, March 7. Sec
retary Bryan said the Anglo-American
commission appointed to examine the
body of Benton still was in "status
quo". In official circles it is under
stood the commission will make no
further attempt to accomplish its
task.
Half Million Pesos Offered.
Los Angeles, March 7. Alberto
Terrasas, son of General Luis Terra
zas, bead of the famous Chihuahua
family, said he had no fears, at pres
ent, for the life of his brother, Luis II,
held for ransom by General Villa. He
confirmed a report that his father had
offered the rebels a half million pesos
for the release of Luis.
60 Federals Killed.
Brownsville, Tex., March 7. Sixty
federals, including six officers, were
killed in a battle Wednesday near
Monte Morelos, state of Nuevo Leon,
according to rebel reports.
The rebels lost two killed and seven
wounded, including two captains.
Higher Exchange Rate.
Mexico City, Mexico, March 7. Tha
rate of foreign exchange here has
reached a new high point of 330 for
100. The prices of stuffs are rising
correspondingly.
Fresh Haiti Troubles.
Washington, D. C, March 7. Freeh
revolutionary disturbances have de
veloped in Haiti and the Battleship
South Carolina has been ordered from
Guantanamo to Port Au Prince.
KANSAS CITY HAS
PAIR BOY BANDITS
eO
Eagle, 15, and Arthur
Rhodes, 16, Heavily Armed,
Tell of Robberies.
Kansas City, Mo., March 7. Armed
with revolvers, black-jacks and with
pockets full of cigars, Leo Eagle, 15
and Arthur Rhodes, 16, were arrested
at midnight while holding a confer
ence in an alley. According to the
police, the story they told explains
the disappearance of $2,000 worth of
jewelry and clothing from fashionable
south side homos, last month. The
boys led the police to a deserted shed,
where a number of watches, bracelets
Rear Admiral Lyon Pasaes.
Philadelphia, Pa., March 7. Rear
Admiral George A. Lyon, retired, is
dead.
Miners to Meet in Peoria Again.
Peoria, 111., March 7. The next con
; vention of the IKinois district of tha
United Mine Workers is to be held la
1 this city
SIAMESE TWIN IS
TAKEN BY DEATH
Paris, France, March 7. Madaline,
the "Siamese Twin " separated Wed-
ne8day trom neP Uiter Susanna by a
operation, died today of con-
'Uy nd physicians say there is ever
prospect ot her living.
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