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THE ROCK ISLAXD ARGUS. FRIDAY, JUXE 26, 1914.
JAPANESE OPPOSE HE BROKE INTO THE . PALACE OF THE KING SPURNED, SLAYS 9 NEWTREATYPLAN WOMAN AND SELF Correspondence Made Public Tailor Shoots Seamstress and Then Leaps to His Death From Window. Showing Deadlock in Alien Land Law Quarrel. MAY APPEAL TO THE HAGUE SON EXPLAINS TRAGEDY Youth Asserts That HJs Mother Could Not Love Suitor Because He Was a Socialist. Secretary Bryan Reaffirm the Posi tion of the United States, Leaving Subject Open. . ,fx:' Ye V a r - ---- K. . r " ' - ft ' I 1 -JavCy " E 1 Trvvxr.i. U .,: 1 J J Washington. D. C. June 26. Diplo matic correspondence between the United States find Japan over the Call fornta anti-alien land law extending rcr a period of more than a year was given out yesterday rimultaneously la Washington and Toklo by agreement of the two governments. It Is disclosed that a new treaty was discussed aa one way of meeting Japan's protest against what Its dlp- lomatlc correspondence characterized as "essentially unfair and Invidiously discriminatory," "inconsistent with the sentiment of good neighborhood," "in consistent with the treaty in force,' "abridgement of vested rights." and "mortifying to the government and the people of Japan." As late as June 10. two weeks ago, the Japanese ambassador. Viscount Chinda. left with Secretary Bryan "In struclions" from the Toklo foreign of flee that the projected treaty would tend to create new difficulties. Refer to Previous Correspondence. The Japanese government, therefore, the note said, was "disinclined to con tinue the negotiations looking to the conclusion of a convention on the lines of the project which has been under discussion, but they prefer to recur to the correspondences which were in terrupted, and they will now look for aa answer to the note handed Mr. Bryan on the 26th of August last, hop ing that in a renewal of the study of the case a fundamental solution of the question at issue may be found." The Japanese note of Aug. 26 last. which Mr Bryan was now asked to an swer, concluded as follows: "The imperial government claims for them (its subjects) fair and equal treatment and is unable either to ac quiesce in the unjust and obnoxious discrimination complained of or to re gard the question as closed so long as the existing state of things Is per mitted. Latest Note Kept Secret. Two days ago Secretary Bryan re plied to that communication, but pub lication of his note was withheld yes terday becaube it could not be Included in the correspondence made public at Toklo. It will be published on a date to be agreed upon later. It is under stood, that Secretary Bryan replied di- George Henry Pike. George Henry Pike, distinguished as the man who broke Into Bucking' ham palace, is probably the only man who ever eluded the watchful eyes of the guardians of the king's palace. He was arrested only after he had disturbed several royal pages In one of the corridors of the palace. rectly to the Japanese government's desire to take up the negotiations anew where they were suspended and re affirmed the position of the United States, leaving the subject open for further diplomatic exchanges. Thus the controversy stands, ap parently at a deadlock. There axe In timations tn diplomatic circles that It Is being worked around to a stage for arbitration at The Hague. A standard arbitration treaty with Japan now Is in force, having only recently been re newed. The proposed treaty, which was halted by Japan's latest attitude, it Is understood, proposed to touch upon the naturalization of those Japanese already owning lands. II rkat.tv r.j-rAKrm?.z 11 Mollne, East Moline and Watertown Railway company to Ore go Brown, lot 1, 2 and 3, South Shore addition, Camp bell's Island. Annie . Schuck, now Frandsen and husband to Maurice F. Bockaert, part lot 6 and south y lot 7. block 5, Pitts, Gilbert &. Pitts second addition, Moline, J1.00. Love of the Forest. The only way to love the forest is to stay in it until you have learned its pathless travel, growth and inhabi tants as you know the fields. You must begin at the gate and find your way slowly, else you will not hear the great secret and see the compelling vision. There are trees you never before have seen, flowers and vines the botanists fall to mention and such music as your ears cannot hear else where. Gene Stratton Porter. Chicago, 111., June 28. Joseph Ponlehkas, an unemployed tailor, lived In a flat across the hall from Mrs. Anna Andrukatlene, a widow and a seamstress, on the third floor at 412 South Sangamon street Twice with in the last year he had proposed mar riage to her and was rejected. Mrs. Andrukatiene'a 18 year old son, Harry, came borne at 3 o'clock yester day afternoon. A few minutes later Ponishkas came in and asked Mrs. Andrukatlene if he could help her. She gave him some goods to work on. and the two sat sewing together. Later the tailor sent Harry out to buy an afternoon paper, saying he wanted to look in the advertisements for work. Pistol Shot Startles Neighbors. A few minutes after he had gone. Mrs. R E. Balrd and Mrs. E. Taff. who were sitting on the back porch of a building at 935 West Van Buren street, heard a pistol Bhot and saw Mrs. Andrukatlene put her head out of a window and scream. Then she fell back into the room. Almost at the same time Morris Weiss, owner of a tailor shop across the street from the Andrukatlene home, saw Ponishkas, revolver in hand, poise himself on the third floor window sill and then leap into the alley. Ha was killed instantly. Mrs. Balrd and Mrs. Taff ran into the flat and found the seamstress un conscious on the floor. A bc'Iet wound was below her heart. A crowd had collected about the body in the alley when Harry returned. Hia mother was carried to the Jefferson Park hos pital and died shortly after arriving there without regaining consciousness. Spurned Love Caused Death. "They must have had another quar rel," the boy told the police. "She bad rejected his proposal of marriage twice, and, I suppose, yesterday was the third time. She told me she did not love him; that they were just friends. He was a socialist and she never would have married him, for she was a Catholic." A bullet was found stuck in the magazine of the pistol which waa pick ed up within a few feet of Ponishkas' body. The police believe he attempted to shoot himself, and. failing In this, leaped to his death. lee s&wmm The Beer of .Quality The man who knows Blue Ribbon never says to this best beer. "no" 4 J DUST-PROOF LEAK-PROOF glpf Stands High In Popular Favor 'VWsr 7 I II JrUl I li i ; ; lKf VIM--1 Op Zeph set a now standard for flour when he placed "Tbe Floor fhrm Tested La the Mill Every Hoar," ' t -Tl .11 t .1 . upapoveaii otner Dranas in tne esti .mation of a million flour consumers. It remained f ,W ho dust-proof, leak v proof sack to lift ZS213 into the class of absolute ly para foods, by ez dudin? from enterintr the sack anything that might contaminate or de teriorate the flour after it . leaves the sanitary mill be- 'Xbre it reaches your kitchen. . 7tvmFwn n A r r - is combination of g'oodnesa and cleanlinesa that has nevor been poaaiLlo before. DAVENPORT 7 ' V' M II" . r if As ? sr r. ; I 4, it" ' "y fl Police Seeking Smooth Con Man. Plain clothes men of the Davenport force are seeking a smooth bunco artist who i a poor forger but a good Judge of human nature. The exact number of his victims is a matter lor conjecture, as in most instances only small amounts were secured. An ex cellent sample Ibf his scheme may be. gathered from his stunt at the Julius Banderob residence, 1109 West Second street Between 11 and 12 o ciock. m the morning a party who bad the ap- He knows that it is a mild, mellow brew with a delight ful hoppy flavor. He knows that it is a perfectly pure beer; that it is a healthful beverage, for it contains only a small percentage of alcohol just enough to give it life and snap. He knows that it is always good good for him and good to drink. E. T. MURRIPJ, Phone Rock Island 150. 1800-1802 First Ave, Rock Island, 111. V f 4r r i. i. .4 1 r r :-; ;:-x 55. y. i-.'. y.' V 1 Si aAmr ! jrom vtn Oaar la Um raiiiry clock irlf Bowersock Mills Lawreoee, Kansas. o'clock, none the worse for their thrill ing experiences. Many of the men were drenched. A number of boy scouts were members of the nicnlc Dartv and pearance of a wormng man rang ids under the direction of Ralph Hayea 1 bell at the above residence and Mrs. j they did valiant service in providinz Banderob, upon opening tne uoor, was l the ladies with n aces of safetv and handd a note, purported to be Bigned removing all the baskets and other by her husband, who is employed at I picnlc paraphernalia to dry locations the Rock Island arsenal. It read: a ave the scouts their first insight "Please give bearer $2.M It bore the hato real chivalry, the fundamental signature of Julius Banderob. "iou principal of their order, see, I have been working on the ar sentl in the same chop as your hus band." said the con man, "but I quit today, and I have got to leave on the :3D train this afternoon. Your hus band bought some tools from me, and I need the money before I leave town.' Mrs. Banderob handed over the 2 without further questioning, and the I bunco artist took his departure. When her husband returned from work that evening Mrs. Banderob asked him about the note, and immediately learn ed that she ihad been swindled. The police claim that the same scheme was worked on another housewife a couple of days ago, and they believe the same man was responsible. He is described as about 30 years of age 5 feet 6 inches in height, brown hair. I blue trousers, dark hat, no coat. An other Instance of the bunco man's ac tivities was reported to the police by I M, J. Andrews, 2475 McKlnley avenue. The same party presented a forged note to Mrs. Andrews, who delivered $2.23. Small Loans a Specialty If you have furniture or a piano Our Money is Yours to Command up to 1100. For a short time or In small sums, f 10. $20, $30 and long time. Private. ' Phone R I. 514. FIDELITY LOAN CO. 17152 Second Avenue. Open Wednesday and Saturday evenings to 9 p. m. Room 2. 211 Girl Faints; Boat in Storm. Mem bers of the Unitarian picnic, which spent Wednesday at Linwood, encoun tered the brunt of the evening's storm while on their return home on the steamer Marquette r.nd barge. About 7 o'clock the storm had assumed such a serious aspect that as a precaution ary measure the boat was pulled ashore and anchored on Suburban is land. A girl in the party fainted through fright. Fortunately a physi cian was aboard and soon revived her. After the storm had abated somewhat the boat pulled out again and resumed its trip up the river. When it ap proached the Crescent bridge the cap tain observed the danger signal wav ing from the draw tower. The draw which Is operated by electricity was temporarily out of commission. The Marquette then sought a landing on the Illinois shore, where it remained until the draw was opened. The ex cursionists reached the city at 9 Bettendorf Has Auto Fire Truck Bettendorf has achieved a distinction that Cut few towns of its size in the United States may boast of in a new auto fire truck purchased by the vol unteer fire department. The machine was secured through the good will of the public spirited citizens of the town and a liberal donation by the Bettendorf Compaq. The truck is of the very latest pattern and is equipped with a powerful four-cylinder engine, Included in the complete equipment Of the department is 1.000 feet of hose, the best that is obtainable. Two chemical extinguishers have also been added by the department. Special at tention was given to the ability' of the machine to climb hills before it was purchased. Pioneers Will Picnic Aug. 11 The annual picnic of the German Ameri can Pioneer society will be held at Schuetzen park Aug. 11 and arrange ments are being made to entertain a crowd of several hundred persons at the annual event. The committee on arrangements is composed of C. II. Schroeder, Gustav Ekermann and Ju tee is C. II. Schroeder, Tbies Slndt iius Dcnkman and the music commit and F. Uohlf. , The annual picnic of the court house and city 1 I1 officials and em ployes will be held at Linwood S' day, July 11. It had been the inten tion to stage the affair at an earlier date but owing to the press of other matters It was postponed. o Butcher Up for Violating Laws Charged with exposing meats for sale without the proper covering to protect them from dust, dirt, flies and ver min and also with operating a butch er abop without a license, a warrant for the arrest of N. Nesult. Le Claire butcher, was sworn out before Justice W. R. Malens by ;.r. E. Flynn, assist ant state food commissioner. Numer ous complaints had been made by the Le Claire customers of Nesbit. Patrons stated that much of the niat they bought was not fit to eat Finally a written complaint was sent in to State Food Commissioner Barney's of fice at Des Moines and Inspector Flynn was sent out to. investigate. He found that Nesbit, in addition to not having his meats covered aa prescrib ed by law, was also operating his shop without a license and the two charges were accordingly filed against him. Nesbit admitted he knew of tne li cense requirement but said he hid neglected to get one. Will Run Plant at Quarter Capacity There is good news for workmen who depend on the Bettendorf shops in the fact that the Bettendorf company has just been awarded a contract by the New York Central railroau for 2,000 steel underframes sad! trucks, for immediate delivery at the rate of 2o a day. This means that after about 30 days required for assembling the material, the big car shops will re sume at about one-fourth their capac ity, and will run for about three months on the contract. By the time this work runs out it is hoped that further orders will insure the shops a continuous run at nearer their capacity. Absolute Divorce Obtained A de cree of absolute divorce was granted Delia Ruth Hillier from her husband, Joseph Hillier, by Judge M. F. Done gan in district court. Cruel and in human treatment and non-support were the allegations of the petition. They were married Oct. 14. 1912, and there is one ghild. The mother asks the custody of the child. She also asked for temporary alimony in the sum of $6 per week. The court grant- j ed $15 per month alimony and custody of the child. Licensed to Wed Louis F. Paar mann and Margaret Mengel. Daven port; Sigfrid W. England of Rock Island to Hilda A. Lundstedt of Dav enport. Scott Farmers Run to Alfalfa Dur ing the last year Scott county farm ers produced alfalfa worth between $19,000 and $22,000. according to fig ures submitted by the county audi tor's office to the state agricultural department. The figures were pro duced In compliance with a request from the agricultural department It, shows that the total acreage in the county under cultivation last year was 29S acres and that out of this the farmers harvested 1,089 tons. A number of them did not cuf their al falfa, it being the first year. The av erage price of alfalfa is $18 to $20 per ton. Multiplied by 1,089, which is the total tonnage in production there is a total of $19,000 to $22,000. Pleasant Valley township proved to be the greatest producer among the townships. In this township the farm ers had 88l4 acres under cultivation, aid a production of 447 tons. G. W. French had the majority of this with 70 acres under cultivation. The yield was 385 tons. Charles W. Lau was the second best producer in the coun ty. He had 20 acres under cultivation and these yielded 80 tons. Bruce T. Seaman had 15 acres on his farm in Sheridan township and this produced 75 tons. Adolph P. Arp harvested 45 tons off 12 acres and Max Kroeger 40 tons off 10 acres. Took Own Rig; Fined Because he took possession of a horse and buggy. which had been taken from his place five weeks ago, Jake Rose waa arrest ed in police court yesterday and was fined $1 and costs. Rose's wife took the rig and is said to have turned It over to a lady, friend, who used it continuously. On several occasions the owner saw strangers driving the horse and gave chase, but was unsuc cessful. Two.' days ago a woifian giv ing her name as Mrs. H. Ryerson of Rock Island drove up to her aunt's home, 1802 West Second street, in the rig and" Rose, after shoving her out of the seat, called her some pet names and 'took possession or the out fit Mrs. Ryerson had him arrested for disturbing the peace. It ANDALUSIA Srs. Elmer Lee and son Paul re turned to their home in Rock Islani Friday after several days' visit at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs.' John Stropes. The ladies' quartet of the Moline Baptist church will be here next Sun day to sing at the morning and even ing services at the church. Mr. and Mrs. A. Snyder of Daven port made a short visit last week at the home of Mrs. Snyder's parents, Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Kennedy. Miss Barbara Free went to Dav- ! enport Wednesday. The Ladies' Social society will give an ice cream social on the lawn at Mr. and Mrs. L. Smith's residence Saturday evening of this week. Judge Burgess and his sisters, Mrs. -iam Mintur and Mrs. Torn Leece felt, all of Aledo, and James Uurgess of MiUersburg, visited Sunday at the home Of Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Leeiian. Mrs. John Carlson and son Ralph went to Mason, Iowa, Tuesday to see Mrs. Carlson's new grandson who ar rived at the home of Mr. and Mrs. John Krantz June 21. Miss Helen Cole of Halkirk of Al berta, Canada, came Wednesday and visited tUl Sunday with friends here. From here she went to Marston to visit her sister. Mrs. C. Marston. The home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Roberts was destroyed by fire last Saturday. Most of the contents were saved. - v Only One "BROMO QUININE." To get the genuine, call for full name, LAXATIVE BROMO QULNINK. Look for signature of E. W. GROVE. Cures Cold in One Djy. 25c (Adv.)