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HOME EDITION r ii mm mM mm ft ii i ti u ww i i . w i ii i k c .sr mt m - mm Exclusive wire ji U u- -U- w oi-rv-u N X u NO. 220. MONDAY. JULY 13. 1914. TWELVE PAGES. PRICE TWO CENTS. AVOID CLASH OF FACTIONS AM0NGJR1SH Orangemen Celebrate Day With Booming Cannon and Parades. CARSON HEAD OF LINE Projectiles Are Fired Over Na tionalists' Quarter of Belfast, but No One Is Injured. UrniondTT. Ireland. July 13.-Or-,exen brsan th celebration of the nivmary of the battle of the Boyne ,th a cannonade, during which they .njectfd exrlosives so they burst over dence. in the Catholic action of tl city. The nationalists, believing ,ve cannonade a prelud- to acgressive irtion on the part of the Orangemen, organized for defense, but. up to noou go collision had taken place. Wnile Orangemen were a'tending ciurch Sunday and the police were busy guards their possessions, na tionalist volunteers brought in two au tomobile loads of rifle. Belfast. Ireland. July 13. Insistent demand of the Protestant portion of the province of Ulster for exclusion from operation oi the Irish home rule Ml lent added Interest today to the celebration of the battle cf the Boyne. A celebration was carried out here ita great enthusiasm. Sir Edward Carion rode at the head of 5,or0 Or angemen accompanied by fife and drum bands and including a sprinkling of brethren from the United States and pritish colonic. The march was through the city of Belfast to Drumbeg, where a great open air meeting addressed by Carson and ether lead ers. The nationalists' quarter of Bel fast was carefully avoided by the dem ocstrants and on no occasion during tht procession did the rival factions tome in contact. A great crowd of touriu, including many Americans, cue to see the procession and hear the speeches. Drumberg. July 13. The Orange Ben's demonstration here culminated in a scene of intense enthusiasm areund a- tiny platform, where Leader Carson, with a bible in his hand, pledg ed the covenanters never to surrender to coercion, .to remain loyal to the throne, and never to waiver in support cf the leaders in the fight against home rale. Battle Clash on Religion. The battle af the Boyn w-as fought en July 11. lCD't, three miles west of Drogheda, on the banks of the Boyne, Ireland. The troops of James II.. 30, WO strong, were defeated by the forces of William III., with a loss of l,5f0 sen. The forces of William III. wC-re about the- same in number, but not more than 500 lost their lives in the battle. It was this battle that assured the ascendency of Protestantism in Eng land and was fatal to the cause of James II. An obelisk 150 feet iigh rs the scene of the battle, the an sitersary cf which is celebrated July 15 each year. After the battle of the Boyne the Irish Catholics, who on account of their Jacobite leanings were oppressed ny the English, began to form various etni-revolu-ionary societies. In oppo--ticm the Irish I'rotegtanls formed the Ifyal Orang Institution, the members which were known as Orangemen. The object of this organization wag to oppose Re-ran Catholicism and to attain the union cf England and Ireland and the Protectant mcression to the crown. Parliament was com eI to check the turbulence of the .u on several occasions and ? 1M3 to 1S25 it was suspended in Children's Ham. r... m Io?.In.!nt0a- IH- Ju'y 13 The IIH fc"dr' Home and Aid society been bequeathed 150.000 by the Oot -Mrs Madeline Hullng. ho died rtly at Kankakee county. GANKpZBEGUN BY GRAND JURORS Examiner Harkin First Witness in Investigation of Lori mer Institution. -mcgo. in., july 13. Investfgation g.! ffalr of the defunct La Salle t Trust & Saving, bank waa be , r tk Cook county grand 7. Bank Examiner Harkin waa the J wUmm. A federal grand Jury to J. into the bank's transaction. W". aUorf1 '""tutlon wa. ,w - "Muse LABOia. THE WEATHER J) Forecast Till 7 P. M. Tomorrow, faf Rock Island. Davenport, Mollno and Vicinity, Fair tonight and Tuesday; slightly cooler tonight. Temperature at 7 a. m., 75. High est yesterday, 89. Lowest last night. 73. Velocity of wind at 7 a. m., 8 milea per hour. Precipitation. .05 inch. Relative humidity at 7 p. m., 71; at 7 a. m.. 74. Stage of water. 10.5, a rise of .5 In last 4S hours. J. M. Sherier, Local Forecaster. ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS. Evening stars: Mercury. Venus, liars Morning stars: Saturn. Japiter. Plan et Veuus. 1 degree north of the first magnitude star Regulus. handle of the Sickle formed by constellation Leo, low In the west. MISS BRANBANDER IS LEADER IN RACE Many New Nominations Re ceived in 1600 Block Pop ularity Contest. Interest in the 1600 block popularity contest is increasing daily. Many new- nominations were received during the week. Kathryn Branbander, by virtue of hard work" on the part of friends during the week is now leading the congest for the $150 diamond ring with p.oito votes. Cora Lledtke Is a close second with 8,470 votes. Eleven can didates have already passed the 2.000 mark and from now on the race will be an exciting one. Votes are secured by purchases of 5 cents or over from the merchants in the 1000 block. Votes are deposited at The Argus of fice. .The following candidates have re ceived over 2.000 votes up to date: Katherine Branbander 9.090 Cora Liedtke 8,470 Bessie Barth 7.650 Elsie Hill 5,195 Erma Loucks 4,60 Ieona Donovan 4,575 Martha Selis 3,950 Gertrude Lewis 3.405 Sarah Wadsworth 3,010 Margaret DeKeyser 2,420 Mamie Christy 2,010 END JOYRIDE IN AN INDIAN DANCE Six Moline Young Men Are Ar rested Tripping1 the Steps of the Aborigines. Six Moline men concluded a Joy ride at the corner of Twenty-fifth street and Fourth avenue early Sunday morning, with the staging of an Indian war dance. They had all been drink ing, and were arrested by Officer Ber ry and taken to the city jail. The six came from Moline in an auto and stopped at the corner. For awhile they tangoed and hesitated, but these latest steps not being sufficiently bois terous, they soon took to the abori gines' terpsichorean pastime. They gave their names this morning as P. Johnson, L. Howard. J. Ander son, H. Smith, H. Witt and W. Smith Thev were arraigned before Police Magistrate Smith and were released on promise that they would behave in the future. FOUR ARE AGAIN NAMED OFFICIALS Executive Council of Royal Neighbors Reappoints Old Officers Before Closing. Four officers of the Hoyal Nlgbtbors of America were appointed just pre vious to the adjournment of the ex ecutive council of the society Satur day evening. In all at the cases the present in cumbents were rechosen. They fol low: Editor Mrs. Nellie Preble of Chi cago. Legal Adviser Ulysses H. Schreech field, Tavenport. Special Adjuster Mrs. L. Brumagin, St. IXMliS, Mo. Special Investigator Mrs. E. D. Watt, Omaha, Neb. While the executive council adjourn ed, the board of auditors Is still in ses sion perusing the books of the offi cials. It Is expected that the board will complete its work by the end of this week. Nebraska Heat Fatal. Lincoln, Neb., July 13. There was one death here yesterday when gov ernment tberometer. In the street re corded a maximum of 110 degrees. At Beatrice it was 108, &nd at Fremont 106. Mussulman Take Another Town. Duiraro, July 13. The Important Albanian town of Berat was captured today by Albanian Mussulmen insurg ents who recently took. Korilsa, SEEK RETURN OF MILLIONS SUNK N ROAD New Haven Stockholders to Sue Morgan, Rocke feller and Others. IS CRIME OF CENTURY Interstate Commerce Commis sion Recommends Prosecu tion of Mellen and Allies. Boston, Mass., July 13. Attorneys representing minority stockholders in the New Haven railroad have de manded that the directors join their clients in a suit to recover $125,000,000 alleged to have been wasted by the management. Suits will be filed this week against the estate of J. P. Mor gan, William Rockefeller and others. Washington. D. C, July 13. One of the most glaring instances of mal-ad-ministration revealed in all the history of American railroading is the Inter state commerce commissions' charac terization of the findings in the inves tigation of the New Haven railroad financial affairs reported today to the senate in a report of 30.000 words, probably the most drastic in terms of any ever made by the commission. The New Havens directors were pro nounced criminally negligent. Evf dence pointing to violations of the law has been transmitted to the dls trlct attorneys of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York and the federal department of justice. Reasonable estimate of the loss to the New Haven by reason of waste and mismanagement, 6ays the report, will amount to between sixty and nine ty million, and the directors should be made individually liable to the civil and criminal laws for the manner In which they discharged their trust. Mellen Under Fire. All of the commission's strictures were upon the management of the New Haven system under former President Mellen. The present management, the report says, cooperated with the com mission and rendered substantial as sistance In the investigation. The re port cites these significant incidents in the loose, extravagant and improvident administration of the finances of the New Haven: Boston & Maine despoilment. Iniquity of the Westchester acquisi tion. Double price paid for the Rhode Is land trolleys. Recklessness In purchase of Con necticut and Massachusetts trolleys at prices in excess of the market value. Unwarranted expenditures of large amounts in educating public opinion. Disposition, without knowledge of di rectors, of hundreds of thousands of dollars for influencing public senti ment Financial Legerdemain. Habitual payment of unitemized vouchers without any clear specifica tion of details. Confusing interrelation of the prin cipal company and subsidiaries and consequent complication of accounts. Practice of financial legerdemain in issuing large blocks of New Haven stock for notes of the New Eng land Navigation company and manipu lating these securities back and forth. Ficticious sales of New Haven stock to friendly parties with the design of boosting the stock and unloading on the public at higher than market price. Unlawful diversion of corporate funds to political organizations. Scattering of retainers to attorneys of five states who rendered no itemized bill for services and who conducted no litigation to which the railroad was party. Extensive use of paid lobby in mat ters which directors claim they have no information. Attempts to control utterances of press by subsidizing reporters. Payments of money and profligate issue of free passes to legislators and their friends. Investment of $400,000 in securities of a New England newspaper. Political Bosses Hushed. Regular employment of political bosses in Rhode Island and other Mates, not for purposes of having them perform any service, but to prevent them, as Mellen expressed it, from be coming active on the other side. Retention by John L. Blllard of more than $2,700,000 in a transaction in which he represented the New Haven and into which he invested not a dol lar. Story of Mellen as to the distribu tion of $1,200,000 for corrupt purposes in bringing about amendments of the Westchester and Port Chester fran chises. Domination of all affair, of this rail road by Morgan and Mellen and abso lute subordination of other directors to the w-ill of these two. Unwarranted Increase of New Haven liabilities from $93,000,000. in 1903 to $417,000,000 in 1913. Increase In floating notes foom noth ing In 1903 to $40,000,000 In 1513. , WOMAN TRIES TO BLOW UP CHURCH Worshipper at Westminster De tects Suffraget in Act of Lighting Fuse. London, England, July 13. When Annie Bell was arraigned today for try ing yesterdax to destroy the famous old church of St. John the Evangelist in Westminster, she sard: "1 regret the beastly thing did ot go off." ' She congratulated the woman worshiper who had detected her setting fire to the 'fuse attached to a can of powder, and said hermartness was worthy of a better cause. She advised her to be come a militant. The prisoner then stretched herself at full length on a seat, asked a woman warden to give her a pillow and wake her when the case was concluded. "Good-bye, you paid bull," was her ifarewell to the magistrate when she was remanded. 8,000 PITTSBURGH STRIKERS RETURN Trouble in Westinghouse Fac tories Ends All but 200 Are Taken Back. Pittsburgh, Pa., July 13. The strike of the Westinghouse factories formally ended today when 8,000 men and w-o- men returned to the shops.- All strik ers were taken back with the excep tion of a couple of hundred whose places had been filled by men import ed during the strike. TREADWAY ROAD AND GUN CLUB LAUNCHED (Special to The Arg-us. ) Springfield, 111., July 13. Secretary o State Woods today issued a license to incorporate to the Treadway Rod & Gun club of Rock Island, without capU tal .stock. The objects are hunting and fishing. The incorporators are A. D. Sperry, E. H. Guyer and Edward B. Krei8. Republican, to Meet In Peoria. Chicago. 111.. July 13. Peoria has been selected for the republican state convention Sept. IS. MOST PRISONERS HELD DEFECTIVES Chicago, 111., July 13. Prison popu lations are composed of deteriorated and defective individuals who fall be low the average physical and mental standard, declared Dr. Paul E. Bow ers, physician to Indiana state prisons. to a convention here of several hun dred alienists and neurologists from all parts of the country. The first day was devoted chiefly to a discussion of protection to society from the partial ly insane. Seventy-five per cent of 100 prisoners recently classified, said Bowers, had a venereal diseane and of these 65 had both kinds of venereal in fection. Twenty-five per cent of habit ual criminals are feeble-minded. FLIRTING ROBS CASHIER ON ST. LOUIS STREET Girl on Way to Bank With Fath er's Money Has Package Snatched From Her. St. Louis, Mo., July 13. A few min utes arter Miss Cohen, cashier, start ed from her father's establishment to bank $S,000 in checks and cash, a robber darted from a doorway, snatch, ed the package and escaped. , There was $1,100 in cash and $6,900 in checks, all wrapped in a newspaper so as not to attract attention. Pay ment of the checks was stopped. CLENDENIN WANTS TO BE COUNTY TREASURER A new candidate fo rthe republican nomination . for county treasurer has appeared. It Is F. J. Clendenin, former postmaster of East Moline. He is cir culating his petition. Dr. It, C. J. Meyer, Moline, late this afternoon filed his petition as a demo cratic candidate for sheriff with Coun ty Clerk H. B. Hubbard. REWARDS HONEST GIRL WHO .RETURNED MONEY Frieda Lutz, daughter of Mrs. Caro line Lutz, 1812 Seventeenth street, the little girl who returned five one dollar bills, which Park Policeman. Albert Leidel lost, has been rewarded for her honesty by the owner of the money. He presented her with a little silver watch and one of the bills, and although the reward amounted to more than the money he lost he claims that the honesty of the little girl was well worth it. MORE APPLICATIONS FILED FOR "EXAMS" The number of applicants who will take the examinations for teachers to be held here Thursday and Friday, now totals 1, four more having signified their Intention of becoming instructors in schools of the county The tests will be conducted under the direction of Miss Lou Harris, county superin tendent of schools. ROCK ISLAND GIRL AND DAVENPORT MAN WEDDED Miss Emma Heuer of this city and Tom Larkins of Davenport were unit ed in marriage by Justice of the Peace Carl Kuehl at his office on Third ave nue this morning. Following a short honeymoon the couple will reside in Davenport, where Mr. Larkins is em ployed in a garage. WATERT0WN GIRL SENT BACK TO STATE SCHOOL Rose Nickerson of Watertown was declared delinquent in county court this morning and will be sent to the girls' training school at Geneva. The girl, who is 16 years of age, was re leased on parole on July 2, under the guardianship of Rose Salisbury, police patron of Moline. However, she broke the parole and her parents asked that she be recommitted. A year-old daughter of Anna Mueller, who is undergoing treatment at the Watertown hospital, was declared de perdent in county court this morning. She will be taken care of by her grand mother, Mrs. John Mueller. The moth er of the child entered the hospital on a voluntary, commitment. JONES IS TO WIN, PRESIDENT SAYS Now Confident Chicagoan Will Be Confirmed for Reserve - Board by State. Washington, D. C, July 13. The president today told callers he was working in complete harmony 'with.a, democratic majority in djsenate, with one or two exceptions, wuson said he had definite assurances, that Thomas Jones Of Chicago would be confirmed as member of the federal reserve board. The president today continued con ferences with businessmen on condi tions throughout the country. He saw Raphael Herman of Detroit and Joseph G. Branch, Chicago. Herman, who was introduced by Representative Doremus of Michigan, told Wilson that businessmen in general agreed that anti-trust legislation should be put through at the present session, and that business conditions ' generally were improving. SAN FRANCISCO IN AIR THE LONGEST St. Louis, Mo., July 13. San Fran cisco 1915, of Springfield, Mo., the only balloon not reported landed in the national elimination race begun here Saturday, was last heard from passing Dahlgren, 111., in the flight yesterday morning, headed east. Of seven landed yesterday the Good Year of Akron, Ohio, made the best record, landing at Constance, Ky., 300 miles from St. Louis, in an airline. Progress of the six others was hampered first by lack of a strong current of air and later by a terrific storm miles above the earth. William Trefts, aid to Pilot McCul lough of the Uncle Sam, wired that they were carried at one time to an al titude of 19,000 feet in freezing temper ature. The gas suddenly contracted and the balloon dropped to earth, where the mercury was near a hun dred. Trefts was overcome by heat. "McCullough reached for the rip cord Just as we struck the ground with balloon bounded back in the air about 75 feet, and on the second bound we ripped the bag and the basket settled on the bank of the river safely." The balloon "San Francisco 1915," landed near McLeansboro, 111., at 10 Sunday morning, according to a tele gram from Pilot Cole. TWO GIRL BATHERS DROWN, BUT MEN SAVE COMPANION Eau Claire, Wis., July 13. Rose Mc Ginnls, aged 24, and Jessie Erlandson, aged 25, drowned yesterday while bathing In the Eau Claire river. A companion, Helen Bartell, of East St. Louis, was saved. None of the girls was able to swirix All were caught by the swift current and carried beyond their depth. The girls' cries attracted two men, who rescued Miss Bartell. v Marshalltown. Ia., July 13. Harry Ban ford, aged 22." a jeweler, drowned in the Iowa river yesterday afternoon. He was stricken with cramp, two min ute, after entering the water. - Winchester, 111., July 13. Robert Jackson, aged 17, drowned yesterday in he Illinois, river while swlmminff. GARRANZATO GET CAPITAL BY TRANSFER Powers Insisting That Rebel Chief Deal With General Carbajal. HUERTA PLANS TO OUIT South American Nations Disap prove of Enforcement of ' . . Guadalupe Program. ' Vera Cruz, July 13. Four htf laborers, under orders from Mexift City, began repairing a two-mile gap in railway connections between Vera Cruz and the capital. It is believed the first train to pass over the repaired road will be a special conveying Hu- erta and family to the coast. Th re pairs will require two days at the most. Washington, D. C. July 13. Mexico City looked today as a place where the next big scene of the Mexican situa-. tion can be staged. W'ith Huerta about to quit and turn over affairs to his new foreign minister, Francisco Cap baja!, hope was expressed that thert might be a peaceful transfer of the government to the constitutionalists and thereby avert military conquest, of the capital by their triumphant fcrces. Carranza announced his unwilling ness to deal with Carbajal, regarding him as a creation of Huerta. It was strongly intimated, however, that If Carranza, after Huerta's elimination, -should insist upon his original pro gram of the plan of Guadalupe, which . provides for military occupation of the capital, disapproval might be manl-j ' Llested .ba&cerALKuropeaa- nd SoathAw American nations. They might refuse to recognize Carranza unless he showed a disposition to 'give some quarter. ' Villi Returns Currency. El Paso, Tex., July 13. Five mil lion dollars of constitutionalist cur rency ' and a freight car filled with stamping machines, seized several weeks ago at Juarez by Villa's offi cials and taken to Chihuahua were de- .s livered at Juarez today to a special A representative of Carranza. It waa reported that Treasurer Aguirra and other Carranza officers held at Chi huahua were at liberty, and would ar rive on the border this week. Evacua tion of Guaymas, on the California gulf, was still in progress today, ac cording to reports. Huerta troops were waiting for transports to carry them to Borne point in lower Califor nia. Huerta Orders Road Rebuilt. London, Eng., July 13. The man ager of Mexican railways cabled today that Huerta had ordered nim to re construct the portion of the line near Vera Cruz which was destroyed by federals when Vera Cruz was occu- x - pied by Americans. MYSTIC MONK IS STABBED; MAY DIE Woman Attacks Russian Who Exerts Great Influence .. Over Emperor. . ' ' St. Petersburg, July 15. News has been received hre that Gregory Ras putin, mystic lay' monk, whose Influ ence over the emperor was said to be very great, was probably fatally stabbed while visiting his native prov ince, Tabolsk, Siberia. A woman pre tending to be a beggar, approached the monk and stabbed him in the abdomen with a long- military dirk. She gave as her reason that he was a false prophet and was leading every body in Russia astray. RICH MAN FOUND DEAD IN SQUALOR Owner of $60000 Worth of I2 linois Land Expires ia a , , - Hut on His farm. "T Danville, III.. July 13. Badly decora-r" posed and the eyes eaten out by chick ens, the body of William Morrow, Ut. ing alone in squalor and owner of $60,000 worth of Illinois land, was) I found in his hut on his farm, north west of here. A nephew of the dea man made the discovery when hi uncle did not go to his home for hid accustomed Sunday dinner, 4 i