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Associated Press Exclusive Wire SlXTV-TIIIItD YKAlt. WHEN VOTE TOSHUT1000 STATE BARS Seven of Larger Wet Cit ies Are Joined to Dry Territory. ir nF nmiNTiFS AnnFn IU vr www.-.. w OU Frecoort Changes After Years 70 Per Cent Gentler Sex Against Saloons. Ci.icago. I".. April S. Women vot as for tMe first lirne in Illinois town ship tlecttons uemonstrated their power jesterd-ty by closing more than s thousand t-aloons. adding 16 counties to the 30 already dry. and barring the a!e of intoxicants in approximately two hundred of the three hundred townships in which local option was an it-ue. Their victory included 11 of the Ureer cities of the state, which were wet territory. They were B'.ooming ton. Galesburg. Elgin. Decatur, Can ton, Freeport. Belvidere. Monmouth, Kewanee. Lock port and East Galena. Joliet voted wet by a majority ap- prox::r.a;ely of twenty-five hundred, j Late nitht returns were that the city j had gone dry. No city nor township which was dry before election was lost dt ir.e anu-saioon iorces. dui cities like Springfield. Quincy. Rock Island. Aurora, Alton. Moline, Dixon and West . Gana, remained wet Rockford Remains Dry. Rockford. Mattoon and Galva were'Jol,et 2,02 kept in the dry column by women's Litchfield 169 vote. Sprinefield was one of the few ; Libertyville 99 places in which a majority of the Malta women's votes were cast in favor of McHenry 54 th .in i Moline 364 Incomplete returns from 57 town-' th!ps give .0.691 dry votes, and 18. 181 ' imately ; wet votes, showing approx wirr.tr rer cent tif tin women voter tivored the anti-saloon ticket. Where ; accurate figures are available, the Bju's vote was shown to be about one eijthth greater than the women's, and divided approximately sixty per cent wet and forty per cent dry. Thirty new women officials were elected. 26 township collectors, three town clerks and one woman member of a city board of education, Mrs. Mary Morrison of Springfield. One Wet Town in Whiteside. Sixteen counties added to the list cf 30 already dry are: Boone, Hrown, rfcriv.Ian. Dekalb. Dewltt, Fulton. Henry. Jersey. Knox. Livingston, Ma con. Morean. Shelby. Stephenson. War ren. Winnebago. Of near-dry counties. reiti:.g from the election. Jo Daviess n Vhlt-Firfe f:aT each one wet city, Wet Galena and Fulton, respectively, and Kate county has two wet places, Aurora. St. Thames. Dund. Kdtland nJ L'Lrlinston Nearly ten thousand women vot-d in Jolief. Their hallo's re nearly equally divided between et and drys. Fre port, for 50 years wet, aw its 4S eaifxns wiped out by the votes of . women. The township of Proviso, outside of Cl.kas-0. vott-d wet. There were 77 'aloon and a larpe amuse'iient park la the township. Close at Eloomington. Eiofjn.irton. 111.. April 8. Accord ing to a ne-papt-r, Bloominfton vot-d dry by ti.e siender majority of 15. If 'be ofT.f ial canvass shows a dry vic tory the wets intimate they will ask a recouLt. Wet Issue in Nebraska. Omaha. Neb.. April 8. Local option elections !n Nebraska yesterday re- ulted in 17 chants from wet to dry. and nine changes from dry to wet. In 14'' towns reporting. Fifteen towns voted in favor of and five against Sun day La-bal'. St. Peter, Minn., Dry. St. Paul. Minn.. April 8. Advocates Gf trrip raire are elated over victor ies atid large majority in Minnesota cities of the fourth class which held municipal elections yesterday, with ijuor license the principal lhsue. The fi-'.t notaijie victory of the anti-saloon fores as in southern and southwest rn i::r,tieota. Among the towns that nt dry at. ivttr was the most fcot-dbie, saloons having operated there coiti.iju!y for C't years. Bloomington, III.. April . Miss Iu ' Killhury was elected collector in Se'.'.r township, running on the eo He's ti Vet. Her plurality was 24. ASQUITH BACK IN PABLIAMENTSEAT Loodoi. England. April 8 Premier ulth ' araiii became a member of e tiou, Bo 01 ht old v . of ommoii today at noon. her candidate had put Jn an re. returning t- the office of onfctituency. East Fife, focot- waa declared A-'julth X(K 147. How State Towns Voted on Saloon TOWNS VOTED DRY. Saloons Town. voted out. Majority Anniwi 4 Antioch 4 Belvidere 23 28 43 843 436 1,101 814 Bushnell 8 Canton 23 iCarmi 1 , Christopher 20 Clinton 10 1.252 Cortland 1 11 172 2,000 38 23 353 Crystal Lake 12 , 58 11 2 37 Decatur . . i De Kalb .. 'Elburn ... i Elgin .... I Farmington deport .. . 5 .46 2.83i Galesburg 20 Galva 0 j Geneva 6 I Harvard 11 Harriiburg ............. 0 819! 250 1,201 400 ' Herrin 30 Lock port 17 ' Kewanee 18 j Mount Sterling 0 ' Minooka 3 j Mattoon 21 : Oswego 3 Oquawka 0 I Pana ; Pecatonica 3 251 150 633 79 568 255 110 200, 295 1 Peotone 5 144! Plainfield 2 85 Pontiac 10 Preemption Rockford 0 Rushville 4 Sterling 12 St. David 9 Syracuse 5 Tiskilwa 2 West Chicago 5 Woodstock 10 'Yorkville 3 TOWNS VOTED WET. Town. Majority. Aurora 1,506 Bartonville 300 Buckner 43 Dixon 328 Galena 603 1 brays LaKe "'candidate in each of the 35 wards. In .Havel .... 31 i mntLt rf thA u-nr-Ha tliA antnltut rnfa Nauvoo ... Pocahontas 80 30 j Quincv 7'4I5i Rock Island .1.756' Savanna ,-V 10 Springfield 4,007; Tonlca 35 Union 121 Utica 73; Wauconda 14 2 FRENCH FLYERS SLAIN BY MOORS Zemonr, Morocco. April 8. Tor-H 'tured. cut to death by swords, knives, land their aeroplane destroyed, was the j fate of Captain Herve of tne French army and a lieutenant lie was carrying 1 as a passenger near here today. They I were recoiinoltering when the nia lh1n .r-n m Hiss-tilcri hieh in the flir. : They glided safely to the desert w here they were surrounded by a band of i Moors and attacked. Imilnn. Rnzlaml. Anril 8. Makinz , ,he finiU fli(thl a8 a pupl, before re Icelving a pilot's certificate. Sergeant i r.anf! of the itritish army lost control of the aeropIane 1200 feet In the air at Brooklands, and was killed. WINS A PROPOSAL A WEEK. Illinois Girl Captivates Latin Ameri can Hearts While on Tour. New York, April 8. Miss Virginia Shipp. who Is about the blondest beauty that ever came Into the port cf New York, holds the record for pro posals. Miss Shlpp Is the daughter of Ed ward Fhipp of i'rringfield. 111. For three vears the SMpps have been in Ce.ntral and South America. Virginia' has bei khowjng Latin American htuni in lancy imiug bjju 1ut.-1uru.1u1j coll.ctins f large number of propos als. During the 156 weeks that Miss Sliipp has been touring the Latin American countries she has received almost one proposal a week, and she received one aboard the ship on Uie homeward Journey. She says she Is still ready to receive a proposal from the right man. Bars Liquor in Dance Halls. f!t, Ix)uis. Aptil 8. The sale of In toxicants at dance balls in St. Iuis summer gardens will not be permitted this year, it was announced yesterday by Excise Commissioner Anderson at the trial of a winter garden proprietor cited to show cause why his license should not be revoked. It was charged that the garden was a resort of dis orderly women. Seaton to Brooklyn. Chicago. 111., April 8. Pitcher Tom Seaton Is on his way to join the Brook lyn Federal league club, with which he will play. The dispute between Chicago and Brooklyn Federals over his services has been settled. Copper Starts Decrease. New York. April 8 The statement of the Copper Producers' association for March shows a decrease In stocics was I on hand of 13.762.000 pounds coinpar !ed with th.8 irfcvi-u iuuuUl. WKDNKSDAV." WOMEN LOSE IN CONTESTS FOR COUNCIL o Bathhouse Coughlin De feats Marion Drake in First Ward,Chicago. EIGHT OTHERS LOSERS Municipal Body Will Continue in Control of Democrats With 40 Members. Chicago. 111., April 8. Although 73 per cent of Chicago women eligible to vote at yesterday's municipal election ! took advantage of the newly gained 744 -raiic.-ises, none or me nine women 124 J candidates for the city council was 3,998 j furcpBsf ul. The women received only 2j scattered voles. j A'.derman John '"Bath-house" Cough 85 ' Hn w as reelected in the First ward 165 over Marion Drake, a court stenog 8 ' rapher. by nearly 4.000. The vote in 338 Chicago totalled nearly a half million. 123 of which 217.614 were women. The council will be overwhelmingly demo cratic, as it has been for several years. Of the new council 40 w ill be demo- crats, 21 republicans, 6 progressive and 3 independents. j Votes of women helped to defeat ' the uronosition for a conmrehensive subway system. The socialists had a was third. The total socialist vote was 39.900. In yesterday's election here the wo men's vote was divided as follows: Democrats, 55.000; republicans, 51. 000; progressives. 20.000: independ ents, 13.000, and the balance scattered. Democrat Wins at Boston. Boston, April . James A. ualllvan . He'niocrat, was elected to congress Tn the Twelfth district to fill the unex- pired term of Mayor James M. Curler, resigned. He received a majority in a triangular contest. The vote was: Gallivan, 8.708; Frank L. Brier, re publican, 3,973; James D. Connolly, progressive, 3.593. Share Victories in Missouri. St. Louis. April 8. Mayoralty elec - tions were held In many towns in Mis - souri with the following results: Macon Charles Payson. ind. Carthage J. II. Staley, deni. Boonville A. A. Wallace, deni. Nevada Dr. E. A. Dulan, deni. Mexico J. W. Dry, dem. Butler II. C. Cook. ind. Milan W. C. Burweil. dem. West Plains J. F. liarlin. Montgomery City J. It. Appling, dem Bevier J. L. Wright. Fredericktown W. A. Engel, ind. Marshall E. II. Mitchell, dem. Fulton E. L. Koontz, dem. Clinton Thomas Menes. dem. Excelsior Springs James K. IIo man. dem. Hloornneld Dr. D. A. Sloan. Slater Dan V. Herider, ind. Shelbina Dr. L. Thomas. Eldorado Springs W. O. Ellison, ind. Neosho John B. Beavers, rep. Socialists Carry Missoula. Helena, Mont.. Apri: 8- The repub licans elected a mayor, city treasurer and two aldermen in Helena. In Mis- soula the socialists elected two com - missioners and the city was placed un - der socialist rule. The socialists were successful in rjutte also, electing three councilmen. This gives tnem nine in tne council, against seven of other parties. The mayor also Is a socialist. Grand Forks, N. D., April 8. Re turns from the municipal elections show the following successful candi dates for mayor: Grand F'orks. James A. Dinnie; Jamestown, A. W. Kelly: Valley City, L. S. Platou; Park River. S. A. Cam eron; I.idgerwood, John Nuding; Graf ton. A. W. MeConville; Langdon. W. A. Mclntyre; Casselton. G. H. Bullard; Dickinson. Alfred White. In many cities there were no party lines. Democrats Win in Kansas City. Kansas City. Mo. April 8. Demo crats yesterday won victories in all but four of the 16 wards, electing be sides Mayor Jost, the comptroller, treasurer, two municipal judges and all candidates for the upper house and the council. Non-partisans elected four members of the lower house. Labor Gains In Colorado. Denver, Col., April 8. In the mu nicipal elections yesterday labor can didates were successful in the coal mining camps of Agullar. Iouisville, Lafayette, Superior and Eldorado. Twins Born to Mrs. Gerry. New York, April 8 Twin boys were born to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gerry to day. Mrs. Gerry was a daughter of the late E. II. Harrlniau. They have Ug other children. Al'KIL 8. 1 1 t. - S i XTE wilson's man is LOSER IN JERSEY But Result Is Not Disappoint ment as District Is Normal ly Republican. Patterson, N. J., April 8. Practical ly complete returns from the Seventh Congressional disu!ct show Dxukker, t .. uii . - 1 vr)..-., n.ni '".".. ' . , . aent v nson s canuiuaie, vy inure iuau I five thousand. I Drukker received 10.000. O'Byrne ' 5.200. Demarest, socialist, 5,000, and ! Whitehead, progressive. 611 j Washington D. C, April 8. Secre- tary Tumury said he expected such a result, as the district was norma'.ly ! republican. White house officials said ; tnev did no regard the tolls question as having anything to do with the re sult. In a statement Representative Woods of Iowa, chairman of the national re publican congressional committee, says; "By his letter endorsing the demo cratic candidate the president asked the people of the Seventh Lew Jersey district to pass judgment upon the present administration. The people have done so in no uncertain terms, rebuking the un-American policy of the democratic party by a vote of two to one. The small vote for bull moose candidates evidences again that the re publicans are united, and presages the election of a republican congresB in November. ORION TO CONTINUE WITHOUT SALOONS (Special to The Arprus.) Orion, 111., April 8. Western town ship, including the town of Orion, re fused to permit the saioon to re-estab- 1 sh ,tself at the eiectIon yesterday, jThe tQta, dry vote waa 972 and the wet vote 88. Orion has not had sa- loons for several years. In the election for township officers, the republicans and progressives were the only parties making nominations. Each party won two offices. Those elected: Supervisor Oscar Larson, prog. Town Clerk V. L. Anderson, prog. Assessor Charles Larson, rep. Collector Edward Bandric, rep. JAPS REGRET MURDER BY SERVANT IN CALIFORNIA Stockton, Cal., April 8. All Japan ese business houses in Stockton closed today during the funeral of Mrs. Ellis Herbert, wife of a wealthy physician, murdered Saturday by a Japanese ser vant, who afterward committed sui cide. The Japanese at a mass meet ing had previously expressed regret over the tragedy and sympathy for the woman's husband. 25 MILLION PRICE OF PANAMA ZONE Washington, D. C, April 8. The I'nited States lias agreed to. pay Co lumbia $25,000,000 for the partition of Panama and acquisition of the canal ione. According to the Columbian le gation acceptance of the troaty will end 10 years . of aegotlations ana friction of the two countries. K X VAC IKS. WALKING THE PLANK THE WEATHER Forecast Till V p. m. Tomorrow, for Rock Island, Davenport, Molirte and Vicinity. Fair tonight and Thursday; slowing rising temperature Thursday, with the lowest temperature tonight about 20 degrees; moderate northerly breezes, becoming variable Thursday. Temperature at 7 a. m. 21; highest yesterday 44. lowest last night 20. Velocity of wind at 7 a, no. 100 mileB per hour. Precipitation noiieV " " Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 58, at 7 a. m. 68. Stage of w ater 44, a rise of .1 in last 24 hours. J. :C. SHERIER, Local Forecaster. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. Evening stars: Mars. Venus. Saturn Morning stars: Mercury at brlshtestt Jupiter. The Big Dipper, constella tion Ursa Major iGreat Bean, easily located overhead nbout 9:30 p. m. SOCIALISTS LOSE MILWAUKEE VOTE Mayor Bading, Nonpartisan, Defeats Emil Seidel, Former Red Flasr Executive. Milwaukee, Wis., April 8 Unoffi cial, though reliable, returns, give Bading. nonpartisan, for mayor, a ma jority of 6,000 over Seidel, social democrat. Of 57 places heard from on the license question, 30, including the larger cities, went wet and 27 dry. Madison, Janesville and Beloit were among the more important wet vic tories. Milwaukee, Wis., April S. Once more Milwaukee demonstrated that it is not a socialist onmmuiuty when Mayor G. A. Bading. non partisan, was elected over Emil Sei del, ex-mayor and late socialist candi date for vice president, by a majority I of from 10.000 io 12,000. The land-J slide for Bading, despite the tremend- j ous opposition from all sides, carried into office with him the entire nonpar-1 tlsan ticket, including controller, treas urer, and city attorney, and the six al dermen at large. The aldermen at large and city at torney elected by the non-partisans take the places of socialists elected four years ago, when the socialists de feated the democratic and republican tickets, a victory for socialism which resulted in fusion and then defeat by the merged anti-socialistic forces. The. vote was heavy, and though the socialists tried to use various ward is sues in their campaign against the city ticket, these issues failed to have seri ous effect. In the workingmen's wards the socialists circulated scurrilous lit erature to arouse class hatred because of Mrs. Bading's wearing of silken hosiery. In the south side, where there had been protests against the Bading plan for healthful sewage disposal. bo cause of the location in that part of the city of septic tanks, this issue was taken advantage of. by the red flag campaigners, but in vain. , A pledge to carry out the $13,000,000 sewage disposal proposal and purify j the clly water was the chief promise i of the nonpartisans, as well as a pledge j to put the city on a cash baaU Instead I of a bond basis. URGE CENSURE IN HRMOTT CASE House Judiciary Committee Adopts Report Recommend ing Reprimand of Member. Washington, D. C. April 8. The house judiciary committee yesterday adoBte.djLiei-ep9rtoJ tee, v. hich recommehded that Repre sentative McDermott of Chicago be censured by the house for alleged acts of "grave indiscretion" disclosed by the inquiry of the house lobby commit tee. Representative- Clayton, chairman, in announcing the decision of the com mittee, declared the result was "prac tically unanimous." The vote was 8 to 6 for the adoption of the sub-committee report. It was known, however that there was considerable sentiment in favor of Representative McDermott's expul sion, but the majority of the commit tee favored a milder form of disci pline. The fight to expel Representative McDermott will be carried to the floor of the house when the com mittee's report is submitted. The committee also v'jcided to make a favorable report on the bill prepared by the subcomn-ittee regulating con gressional lobbyists. The full com mitee rejected the recommendation of ; the subcommittee that the National ; Association of Manufacturers be cen-: sured by the house for its activities In ' connection with pending legislation ' and secret relations with house em ployes. 1 The members of the committee, in this respect, accepted the contention 1 of James A. Emery, general counsel for the association, who in a recent 1 hearing before the committee declared ! that it had no power to censure the as sociation. FAIL TO IDENTIFY MEN OF CROWD BEATING SPEAKER Denver, Colo., April 8. Officials of Adams county gave no promise last night that legal action would be taken soon against the kidnapers of Rev. Otis L. Spurgeon. Announcement was made by the sheriff's office that in vestigation had yielded no adequate information as to the identity of the persons who forcibly took Spurgeon from his hotel here last Sunday night. District Attorney Johnson stated that while he regarded the case as one for the Denver authorities to han dle if adequate information of law vio lations in Adams county In connection with the affair is submitted to him he will begin prosecutions. Reports from the hospital were that Rev. Spurgeon continued to show im provement. For Constitutional Convention. New York, April 8. A proposal to hold a convention to revise the consti tution of the state submitted to the voters yesterday carried by twenty five to thirty thousand. Lack of inter est was the predominant feature of tiie election. One Gets Job; Two Lose. Toledo, 111., April 8. Neoga town ship, Cumberland county, elected Mrs. Ethel 11. Albin as collector on the re publican ticket. There was no oppo sition. In Greenup township Mrs. Leila Borden was a candidate for col lector on progressive ticket and Mrs. Merle Wood OS the independent ticket Neither was eUrted. About 4o women voted. I'JtlCE TWO CENTS, smilosl FLIGHT COME OVERBORDER Shorn of Property, Tor reon Residents Cross to American Soil. ARE GLAD TO BE THERE Admiral Reports Sharp Fight ing During Day at Vera Cruz Non-Combatants Hurt. Juarez, Mexico, April 8. Six hun dred Spaniards expelled from Torreon by General Villa arrived this morn ing and will be permitted to cross the border. El Paso, April S. Stripped of their property for the time being at least, but supplied temporarily with funds, and expressing great relief, 800 mem bers of the Spanish colony at Torreon, expelled by Villa after they had passed through the recent battle, crossed a wooden bridge today and found them selves on American soil. "Some will go to Spain, many to Mexico City, and others will visit friends and relatives in the United t States," said one. "We are all glad . to be under American protection." ' ' The Spanish refugees included wo men and children. Hear of Vera Cruz Fighting. Washington, D. C, April 8. Admiral Major, at Tampico, forwarded the fol lowing yesterday: "Sharp fighting during the day un til 6 at Vera Cruz. Firing all day; Don't believe this serious attack on Tampico, as nothing to indicate rebels have artillery, but report is persistent they will have soon. Governor Cabal leros is commander of rebels. Some alarm,, not acute, has brought Ameri can children from Dona Cecilia to ylmnpHm. .i-,Sa-oe,-j-souwiwtaata fir i Jured." i . j Dona Cecilia, the suburb of Tampico, and Arvol Grande have fallen into the hands of the constitutionalists. MRS. DRUMMOND FIGHTS IN COURT Throws Policeman's Whistle at Magistrate and Refuses to Pay $10 Fine. London, England, April 8. There was a pandemonium in police court today when "general" Mrs. Flora Drummond, militant suffraget, was sentenced to pay a fine of $10 or go to jail two months for creating a disturb ance at a unionist rally Saturday. Three policemen had to pinion her and remove her hatpins. The general vehemently declared she would not pay the fine. She was forc ibly removed to a cell and when she calmed she was released, some one having paid her fine. In court she seized a policeman's whistle and flung it at the magistrate's head, but he dodged. She then sprang from the enclosure, but was seized. . GENESEO MADE DRY BY TOWN ELECTION (Special to The Argus.) Geneseo, April 8. Geneseo town ship voted dry yesterday by a majority of 865. Women voting numbered 857 and 720 declared for local option. The men favored local option 528 to 426. Shoot Up a Town. Brownsville, Texas, April 8 Captain Hughes of the Texas rangers left Brownsville to investigate a report that 30 Mexicans yesterday crossed the river and "shot up" the town of Madero, Texas, above here. No one was injured, according to the report. Ex-Slave, Aged 123, Is Dead. Mount Vernon, 111., April 8. Samuel Bradley, a former slave, aged 123, died here yesterday. He had lived in this city three years and when he came here it was his first trip on a train. j Progs at Des Moines. 1 Des Molaes. Iowa, April 8. One hundred leaders of the party from all , parts of Iowa attended a progressive conference today. WOMAN CRAZY IN A JAIL CAMPAIGN ; Paris, France, April 8. Madame Viuta, a prisoner In Saint La:iare jail, was sent to an Insane asylum, .having become demented as a consequence of .her campaign against granting favors by prison authorities to Madame Cal laux, slaj er of Editor Calmette. uJ ru nJid tlfectfed.