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y.THIRD YEAR- XO. 240.
pleas for Delay Refused
by Viennese Government
papers Clamor for Mobilization
of Troops on Austrian
Vienna, July 25 (6 p. m.)
Tie Austria-Hungarian minis
ter at Belgrade presented a note
to the foreign office saying the
Servian reply was unsatisfac
tory. Thereupon the minister
tad his staff left Belgrade.
Austria refused all requests
of Servia for an extension of
tie time limit for a reply to her
London, July 25. A special
able from Belgrade, via Vien
na, lays Servia has accepted
Austria-Hungary's ultimatum.
Another dispatch from the same
lOTtrces says it is rumored that
Xing Peter of Servia has ab
dicated. Vienna, July 25. Special
editions of the newspapers an
nounce that Servia has uncon
ditionally submitted to Austria's
London, July 25. The Austro-Ser-
Tiin imbroglio today occupied the at-
t-nHnn wf rrprr chancellory,. jjt.
rope, fKM the situation is recognized
U being fraught with possibilities of
general conflict. The condition of
nock exchanges gave a strong lndi-
eaUon of the fears felt by the general
public and stocks of all kinds suf
fered a collapse. The hope was w ide
ly expressed that an armed conflict
between the nations would be avoid
ed and the Russian Tiew of the coerc
ion exercised on a Slar nation was
itched closely, as it was felt that on
the decision of St. Petersburg as to
vbether Russia would actively sup-
fott Servia in resisting Austria's de
ands depended the final outcome of
tbe controversy.
Rumors Conflicting.
Many rumors were current, some as
serting tnat Austria has given Servia
further time to reply, others that she
Us refused to do so. still others that
Eervia Is defiant and is preparing for
lie worst Statesmen of all countries
-re in the meantime making endeav
ors to bring about a peaceable solu
tion and all sought to restrain the
aoveraents of tne war panic
Belgrade, July 25. Servia, accord
ing to sources in close touch w ith the
foreign office at Belgrade, has reauest-
1 and the Russian view of the coer-
oon exercised on a Slav nation was
delay until the Servian parliament,
Mca has been summoned in extraor-
floary session, shall have been con
ned. It Is also stated In authoiita-
circles that Servia Is ready to
Fat the Austrian demands as far as
Po-iible without damage to her na
owal prestige.
Refuse Delay.
London. Julv A tnlil trrrm
Vienna says that the Russian charge
ffiffairs ho requested the Austria
HuEgarUn foreign office for a prolon
gation of the time limit for the Servian
!r to the Austrian note was In
armed that this could not be granted.
Russian Papers Warlike.
St Petersburg iniv -. t w c
Petersburg newspapers demand im
diate mobilization of th Russian
"r on the Austrian frontier.
German Eye on Russia.
Berlin, July 25. Local newspapers
"T ceased the discussion of the nos-
'!ty of the adjustment of the Aus
Servian conflict and have started
18 earnest discussion of the probable
'thude Of Russia, which mv min
or war for Germany. Officials
jofeed to have no information from
Petersburg; but reiterated that
rnnnr fully approves the terms of
tt Austrian
! ,drw the sword If Austria Is at-
oj a tnira power.
Austria More Moderate.
Paris. Julv s Aoonvtin. . i
"al Information received here Aus
today showed an Inclination to
I a more mnlmi nitnH. tn.
General Start for Home.
GaU. AllatHa tlnit T..1- e
r . -- . J , J i J.
J1" army, started from here on bis
arn to Servia this afternoon.
Forecast Till 7 . M. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island. Davenport, Molina
and Vicinity.,
Probably thunder storms this after
noon, generally fair tonight and Sun
day, continuod warm.
Temperature at 7 a. m. 77. Highest
yesterday 91. Lowest last night 73.
Temperature, at 1 o'clock p. m., 90.
Velocity of wind at 7 a. m. 2 miles
per hour.
Precipitation none.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m. 66. at
7 a. m. 84.
Stage of water 7.8. a fall of .2 In last
24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Local Forecaster.
Evening stars: Venus. Mars. Morn
log stars. Saturn. Jupiter, Mercury.
About 9 p. m the letter W formed
ty constellation Casaeopela appears
athwart the Milky Way In a position
xactly horizontal.
Industrial Commission Hears
Views of Labor and
Chicago, III.. July 23. The federal
commission on industrial relations
will establish its principal field office
in Chicago within tw-o weeks. Chica
go is to be the center for public hear
ings and witnesses will be brought
here from all surrounding stater.
The first working plan for the set
tlement of some of the more aggra
vated causes of industrial unrest
that has been brought to' the attention
of the commission was described at
yesterday's session in the Hotel La
This plan portends a comprehensive
system for lessening the disputes be
tween capital and labor. It contemp
lates the consolidation into a national
union of ail crafts incidental to one
line of trade, centralization of em
ployers' associations and a Joint com
mission of union men and employers
to pass upon the troublesome juris
dictional strike.
Simon O'DonnU, president cf the
Chicago Luildins Traaes Council;
Charlts W. Gindele, president of the
Building Construction Employers As
ana JUM11 n? Hhedd," presr-
were the most important witnesses of
the day.
Representatives of labor unions said
the attitude of the courts in Chicago
in industrial disputes was "generally
fair." They had no specific grievance
against the judiciary, but net so with
the police. Police officials, they said.
frequently assume arbitrary powers,
arrest strikers without warrant, and
often "incite to violence-
Employers who testified did not
agree with this view. They insisted
the strikers were responsible for the
violence, that many men were "beaten
up" in recent strikes in the building
trades, and that law enforcement
sometimes required harsh measures.
The hearing, as on the precedir
days, brought out many diversified
opinions on the problems of capital
and labor, and the remedies fcr the
existing antagonisms and industrial
unrest. Employers generally agreed
the unrest is due largely to "agita
tion." The organized labor point of
view attributed the unrest to Inade
quate wages, refusal on the part of
employers to adjust grievances, lack
of an authoritative medium through
which complaints of the workers can
be voiced and disputes adjusted, and
to the ever growing demand lor a
higher standard of living.
Western Federation In Convention Re
elects Him President.
Denver. CoL, July 25. The commit
tee which canvassed the referendum
vote for officers yesterday reported to
the convention of the Western Federa
tion of Miners the election of the fol
lowing: President, Charles H. Moy
er; vice president. C. E. Maloney; sec
retary-treasurer, Ernest SI ill.
Driven Insane by Heat.
Aurora. Ill, J"1? 25- Alfonse Bols,
crazed by heat, escaped from the St.
Charles hospital this morning. He
was overcome while at work In the
Burlington shops yesterday afternoon
and was taken to the hospital in the
ambulance. While the nurse was ab
sent from his ward this morning he
escaped. Almost nude, Bolx ran
through the streets. Women scream
ed and ran to shelter. Bols was cap
"tured after chase through bade
Washington, D. C, July 25. Offic
ial, watching shipments of arms to
Mexico stated positively that General
Villa Is not buying munitions oi war
independently of the authority of Car-
Officials generally said they had no
advices to change their hopeful views
that all factions are being closely
drawn together.
Albanel, Presiding Jurist,
Resents Taunts of
Ordeal of Hearing Husband's
Love Letters Too Much.
For Accused.
Taris. July 25. The chief judge
challenging one of his colleagues to
a duel, the reading of the "mybieri
ous" letters, supposed to affect the
case so profoundly and the physical
collapse in court of Madame Caillaux
today stirred emotions in connection
with the trial of Madame Caillaux for
the murder of Editor Calmette.
Is Peculiarly French.
A peculiar French atmosphere was
lent to the affair by the quarrel of the
judges. This was added to by the
piquant contents of the former pre
mier's love letters, whose recital be
fore tnt public caused the prisoner to
fall unconscious and remain a long
time in a sworn. Beyond the reading
of the letters littm progress was made
and it is generally e-oected the trial
will extend far into nex. week.
Judge Sends Seconds.
Paris, July 25. A challenge to a
duel was sent today by Presiding
Judge Albanel to Judge Dagoury. one
of the three other judges sitting on
the bench with him in the Caillaux
trial. Seconds were appointed by Al
banel. The quarrel arose at the Pal
ace of Justice late last night, but the
nature was not ascertained.
When discussion concerning the
reading of Madame Gueydan's letters
seemed to be going unfavorably for
Jiiylefenaa. during yesterdaygJiearilslon. aa.la.ahBt, sff pa .might be taken
ing, Albanel announced a recess.
The Figaro affirms today that judge
Dagoury then said in low tones. "You
dishonor us, Bir."
Mme. Caillaux Collapse.
Madame Caillaux soon after being
brought Into court today collapsed,
when the reading of letters handed in
by Madame Gueydan began. She was
carried insensible from the court,
The two judges, after going to their
private rooms during the recess, en
gaged in a heated discussion and
eventually Dagoury admitted he said
more than he meant and apologized.
Maitres Henri Robert and Labor!
Chenu Intervened as peacemakers
and the incident was regarded as
closed. This morning however, the Fi
garo published a report on the front
page which left Albanel no option but
to Bend seconds to his colleague.
Is Nothing Indecent.
As soon as the court opened, Maltre
Labor! began the reading of some of
the Gueydan letters. He remarked
when he took up the sceond, "In this
you find burning love but nothing inde
cent, as common rumor has reported
In this letter, Caillaux, writing to his
present wife before his divorce from
Madame Gueydan, referred to the
happiness he would feel when he
could "press a million kisses over your
dear body."
Court is Recessed.
While the reading was going on.
Mme. Caillaux, with head bent low.
was crying bitterly. Her sobs were
heard all over the coart room. Then
with sighs she fell prostrate on the
floor. Two republican guards carried
her out of the chamber. The four
Judges rose from their seats and
Judge Albanel announced a suspen
sion of the hearing amid a great up
Mme. Caillaux Recovers.
Madame Caillaux later recovered
consciousness and said she felt strong
enough to go on with the hearing.
She was assisted into the prisoners'
enclosure from the ante-room where
she had been carried. Surgeons who
had made the autopsy on Calmette
were then examined.
Not the Famous Letters.
The letters read in court today were
not, as was generally supposed, those
which were supposed to have been in
the hands of the assassinated editor
and the threat of whose publication is
understood to have driven Madame
Caillaux to commit the crime.
St. Louis, Mo, July 25. Testimony
that the Mutual Films corporation re
fused to sell films to the Swanson
Crawford ' Film company because the
latter Arm refused to limit its opera
tions to the territory prescribed by
the Mutual corporation was given by
Sam Werner, general manager of the
Swanaon-Crawford company. In yes
terday's session of the state's investi
gation of the charge that the Mutual
Films corporation of Missouri is agent
for the so-called moving picture trust
formed by eight eastern companies.
President Will Force Restora
tion of Peace in West
Indian Islands.
Washington, D. C, July 25. Decl-
by the United States to lorce re
storation of peace in San Domingo and
Haiti has ben postponed until next
Tuesday, when President Wilson will
discuss the entire situation with his
In the meantime negotiations are
under way through diplomatic chan
nels which it is hoped will bring about
a composition of affairs in Haiti.
The rebellious elements in both
countries now realize that the Ameri
can government by concentrating ma
rines at Guantanamo means business,
and there is a disposition at the state
department to await the outcome of
the diplomatic negotiations before ad
vising drastic action.
Prenarations. however, went for
ward at the navy department for the
concentration of 1,000 marines within
striking distance of the Haitien coast
The transport Hancock is in Hamp
ton Roads. The present plan is to send
it out today or Sunday with 400 more
marines now waiting at the Norfolk
navy yard to be taken to Guantanamo.
Famine has added to the trouble oi
the Dominican city of Puerta Plata.
Ten deaths from starvation are re
ported from there. Food supplies long
have been low and suffering from
privation and the diseases Incident to
lack of food appals the Ameriuan offi
cers on duty there.
General Bordas' federal forces are
still outside the city and the federal
gunboat Independencia lies off the
town. There has been more sharp
rifle firing southwest of Puerto Plata,
with no results and no casualties.
New York Church Seeks Accounting
of Trust Fund Income.
!New York. July 25. Suit against the
trustees of the late J. P. Morgan's es
tate was filed yesterday by St. George's
Episcopal church of this city, of which
Mr. Morgan was senior warden. The
church seeks an accounting of the in
come on a trust fund of $600,000 be
queathed to It by Sir. Morgan.
Speaker Refuses to Take Part In Illi
nois Campaign.
Washington, D. C, Jufe25. Adher
ents of Speaker Clark who support
Roger Sullivan's senatorial candidacy
in Illinois will do bo on their own In
itiative, because the speaker intends to
take no part In the fight either for or
against Sullivan. Thlswas laid down
authoritatively in Speaker Clarke of
fice yesterday. f
Constantinople, July 25. As the
khedive of Egypt waa leaving the
grand vlzierate this afternoon, an
Egyptian attempted to shoot him. The
assailant waa promptly shot down by
a member of the khedire's suite.
London, England, July 25. In all
European capitals a grave view is
taken of the Austria-Servian situation.
Unconfirmed rumors of Russian mo
bilU ti-n caused panic conditions on
the stock marke. his forenoon. Every
body offered stocks ' ithout finding
buyers. The stock marktt. at Berlin
was also demoralized. Russian end
Austrian securities were hardest hlu
At Paris many stocks were offered
without buyers.
Chicago, III., July 25. A war panic
seized the wheat market today, but
only for a few minutes. In some cases
nearly 3 cents a bushel advance was
New York. July 25. Semi-panicky
conditions in all foreign markets
found direct reflection in numerous
paid. It was not generally known un
til just before the opening that Ser
via was reported to have given way
to the Austrian demands.
A brick rally followed indications of
relaxation in the foreign situation and
many losses were more than retrieved.
Berlin, July 25. Curb prices after
a close of its regular market improved
on reports from Vienna that Servia
intended to yield.
Masked Bandits Hold Up L. and
N. Passenger Near New
New Orleans, La., July 25. Twenty
dollars and twenty-five cents was se
cured by two masked bandits who last
night shot and killed Tom Elgin, a
flagman, in an attempt to hold up the
New York limited passenger train of
the Louisville and Nashville railroad,
at GentUly, a small station three miles
east of here.
According to consider E. C. Potter,
the bandits boarded the train at New
Orleans. Shortly after passing Gen
tilly they pulled the bell cord. The
train slowed down and the conductor
began an investigation. One of the
robbers covered him with a revolver
and then rfled his pocket, obtaining
S 16.75. A representative of a New
Orleans transfer company was robbed
of $3.50. The porter approached while
the bandits were at work. One of them
shot at him, the bullet striking the
The highwaymen then jumped from
the train. They bad not been ap
prehended at a late hour.
A Bpeclal train with officers and
physicians was rushed to the scene.
Reports reached here that the
express and mail ' clerks were miss
ing. Later reports from Bay St. Louis
stated that the clerks were found on
the train at that place.
Chicago, 111., July 25. Michael Ryan,
the police captain who until recently
was in charge of the old south side
levee, resigned today on account ot
ill health. Chief Gleason said the
charges prepared against Ryan fol
lowing the killing of a detective in the
"red light" district will not be filed.
Cannon Blames Chief for Party
Woes Ridicules Pro
gressive Faction.
Kankakee, 111., July 25. In a ten
minute talk to the republican county
central committee yesterday Joseph G.
Cannon attributed the birth of the pro
gressive party to William Howard
Taft, declared the democratic tariff a
failure, and said that it is now up to
the republican party to bring about
the return of "the good old days."
"Taft is a great, big hearted fellow,
declared Cannon, "but he is a trouble
maker. Why, if Taft was made pastor
of some church he would have the con
gregation in an uprising inside of half
an hour after he was appointed."
"I'd hate to repeat what Roosevelt
thinks of Beveridge," said the ex
speaker, "but Be certainly considers
him a great joke. It's like this: Bev
eridge says, 'Away with anything re
publican; it Is unclean, tainted, and
too filthy to touch.' Yet Roosevelt re
turns, and says that he will not have
anything to -do with the progressive
party unless George W. Perkins, a re
publican. Is again taken into the fold.
And all this after Pinchot and Bev
eridge have called Perkins impure."
After a resolution indorsing him as
the republican candidate for congress
from the Eighteenth district had been
unanimously passed Cannon explained
that he wanted to return to congress
to help bring about the return of re
publican and prosperity times.
Washington, D. C July 25. Charles
Johnson of Indianapolis has been
agreed .upon by the state department
and the Dominican republic as the fi
nancial expert to untangle the compli
cations which involve European inter
ests and threaten American interven
Chicago, July 25. Mediation of dif
ferences between 98 western railroads
and 55,000 enginemen has failed. The
federal board will try to effect a work
ing basis by which both Bides will
consent to arbitrate the differences.
Illinois State and Ashland-Twelfth Will
Resume Business Monday.
Springfield, I1L, July 25. Auditor of
Public Accounts Brady stated yester
day that the Illinois State bank and
the Ashland-Twelfth banks would re
open for business next Monday.
Chicago, 111., July 25. Charles Hen
rotln, first president of the Chicago
stock exchange when it organized in
1882, former resident consul in Bel
gium and consul general to Turkey,
died suddenly today. He was noted
for his public spirit and was a well
known figure In the public life of this
city, for 40 year&j - ,
Opposition Leaders See
That Filibuster Will
Be Useless.
Chairmen Who Have Measures
in Charge Expect Few .
Washington, D. C, July 25. Repub
lican leaders have informed the dem
ocratic senators that there will be no
filibuster against the trust bills.
Senator Smoot also told newspa
per men that he intended to use his
senatorial prerogatives to keep the
senate at Its task on trust legislation
until the bills were disposed of. He
believes the country expects the ad
ministration to legislate and nnder the
circumstances he Is willing they
should have the responsibility.
"I intend to object to the Introduc
tion of any bills or resolutions or the
transaction ot any business In the
senate except necessary approprla
tions and conference reports until the
trust bills are passed," Senator Smoot
said. "There shall be no filibuster.
May Adjourn Sept. 1.
The democratic leaders are trying
to induce democratic senators to re
main silent as far as possible in the
trust debate. With seven hours each
day given solely to trust legislation
debate, the democrats think they can
soon end the discussion, in view of
the assurances from the republican
side that they will cooperate to speed
up the legislation. Under the circum
stances there are predictions of an
adjournment not later thaqj Sept, 1,
and perhaps as early as Aug. 25.
To Avoid AmefwhmshtaT " "
Senator Newlands, chairman of the
interstate commerce comanittee, who
is in charge of the trade commission
and railroad securities measures, say
is is his purpose to force the bills
through the senate without substan
tial amendments, and to make such
changes in conference as may! seem"
Senator Culberson, chairman of the
judiciary committee, who will control
the debate on the anti-monopoly bill,
does not see any reason why there
should be extended debate upon his
Santa Fe Demands $4 on Every
Ticket to California
Exposition. '
Chicago, 111., July 25. The officers
of the railroads operating between
Chicago and California are in a dead
lock over rates to the San Francisco
Panama exposition. -
The Santa Fe company has demand
ed that on every ticket sold from- any
part of the country to California dur
ing the exposition San Diego be in
cluded with the coupon. ;
Under such arrangements the Santa
Fe railroad would receive $4, which Is
the rate from Los Angeles to San
Diego and return, on every ticket sold
to California during the period of the
While no official announcement of
rates for the fair has been made, the
railroad men had concluded among
themselves to sell tickets from Chi
cago to California points and return
for $62.50. and $50 from Missouri river
points. As planned, every passenger
requesting a coupon good to San Diego
would be given such ticket. In the
absence of such request, however, the'
ticket would read only to the points
intended to go.
The Santa Fe company desires that
the San Diego coupon be attached to.
jory ucei soia, regaraiess ot anyi
request made by the passenger. This
would mean that oa every ticket sold,
to California during the exposition peJ
noa tne banta Fe would receive from
every road $4 whether the passenger
went to San Diego or "not. The otheH
roads are willing to allow the $4,
but only when the passenger requests
Buch ticket and coupon.
Figuring that 100,000 people go ton
California from east of the Rocky
mountains during the exposition, the-
Santa Fe would receive $400,000, re
gardless ot the people wfeo visited San
Officers of the other roads will not
agree to the Santa Fe proposition. At
yesterday's meeting the entire affair
was referred to the executive officers
of the railroads for settlement.
. In the meantime official announce
ment of rates for the California ex-
gQgjtjon a wjtaneia. ifr M

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