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j'"*GES I THE DAILY BE ^^^^^rf^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^M^^^^^^^^M^^^ f f \ "John, call Th« Review and gli» th*ra and ad to rent our front room Automatic 1IM." Thirty-Sixth Year. DECATUR, ILLINOIS, TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE 30, 1914. PRICE TWO CENTS. No. 181. Hunter Returns Salute of , Party in Observation i Car--Six Hurt. ' Kansas City, Mo., June 30.--The shot that wounded six persons seated on the observation platform of an east bound Burlington train near Liberty, Mo., last Jiight was an "honor salute" fired for the women or the platform, according to Fred Scudiero. twenty-four years old. Vho admitted today he Jlred the ehot. He declared he had no intention of injuring anyone as he fired his shotgun in the air. WOMEN WAVED HANDS. Scudiero's arrest followed the arrest of two companions who, with Scudiero. had been h u n t i n g near the scene. Scudiero told the police t h a t in- company with three other men he had Epelif the afternoon hunting. Return- ins towards Liberty towards evenins., nccording to Scudlero. the four men saw the train approaching. As it ·whirled by three women on the obser- l a t i o n platform waved their hands at the h u n t e r s His t h i e e companions took off their hats and returned the greeting. Then. Scudiero told the police, he decided to "salute" the party In military fashion, so he fired his bhotsun into the air above the train. One of his companions shouted: "Ar* you crazy? Do you w a n t to luirt some one?' 1 "I was shooting in the air," Scudiero replied. PEOPLE LEFT PLATFORM. ,, Scudiero said the p a r t y saw the people on the platform get up and enter the car and he and his companions who K ave the names of Frank Caccippo and yeter Micclolo. and who c o n f i r m Scudiero's stor\. probably would be released. Scudiero is held u n d e r a fo; mal enrage of "investigation." The police, however, plan to take him to Liberty this afternoon. SOCHT. I But Feel That Their Case is Hopeless. Tokio, Japan, June SO.--Takaakl Kato, the Japanese foreign minster, today announced that details of the treaty negotiations between Japan and' the United States on the subject of the California alien land ownership legislation would not be published out of deference to a request from the United States government and also because the publication was deemed unnecessary. The comment today of the more moderate among the leading newspapers unanimously expresses dissatisfaction with America, but following the cue given by the foreign minister shows a disposition soberly to discuss the subject in the hope of enlightening instead of exciting the public. The fear is expressed that Japan's case is hopeless and there is evidence of a strong feeling that the t i m e has arrived to fix the status of Japanese subjects l i v i n g abroad. Behavior of Throat Tonight Determines Activity. New York, J u n e 30.--Colonel Theodore Roosevelt, accompanied by his son, Theodore Koosevelt., Jr., and his secietary, l e f t at S:05 o'clock this m o r n i n g for P i t t s b u r g h , where tonight he will speak at the closing session of the second annual conference of the Piogressive league o£ Pennsylvania. Colonel Roosevelt appeared to be In excellent health, but expressed doubt as to the condition of his voice. His speech at Pittsburgh, tonight, he said, would serve as a test of his voice and determine to some extent at least his plans for the campaign. Secretary Red field Believes in Unions. Washington. .Tune :" --Secretary of Labor Wilson in an i n t e r v i e w y e s t e r day declared t h a t w h e n an employer claims his fai-torv as h i s -own. to do · P i t h as he pleases, he f a i l s to realize t h a t he has no title to the factory except in so far as society .permits "Societv." c o n t i n u e d the secretary, "has allowed p r i v a t e i n d i v i d u a l s or corporations to hold certain rights only for its p r o t e c t i o n andi development, and it can modifv that title whenever It is deemed necessary for its protection. An Ideal c o n d i t i o n b e t w e e n capital and la- fccir is a c o n d i t i o n of partnership and of t q u a l ris-hts. There is an implied p a r t - Tifj-ship now. but the d i f f i c u l t y is t h a t the employer does not recosnize it. He a-snm"; that" t h i s p l a n t in h i s prop- e r t y and t h a t he has a right t n rlo with It as he pleases and to run it as he pleases. He f a i l s to grasp the idea that there is no t l r l » to p r o p e r t y t h a t is not a law-created and law-prote-'tcd title.'' PKLTKVES IN UNIONS. The secretary stated f u r t h e r : That he is a sincere believer in union- iftr. That i n d u = t ! is a partnei ship. That in rtn« t i m e there will be an eirtt-hour clay everywhere in the country. That he is opposed to compulsory ar- nitration of l a r n r disputes. That If manu a-turera red ice wages^ and assign the trv-iff law as a reason, the d e p a r t m e n t w i l i bring t h t m to the tar of public opin'.nn. That the nationa' a d m i n i s t r a t i o n and ' congress are very f'-iendly to labor. That p u b l i c i t y is the greatest agency to stop abii.-es. That the deadliest blow will be delivered to Hciuor by the reduction in the hours of labor. That arrangements have been made lor a bureau of i n f o r m a t i o n to settle the unemployment problem NAMES GREATEST QUESTION. "The welfare of the l a b o r i n g classes," asserted the secretary, "is the greatest living question that c o n f r o n t s not only this but every other country. Take care of labor, and the country is bound to be prosperous and Its people happy. I have tried to contribute the best efforts of my l i f e to solve this question. and It is v my ambition to continue to do so u n t i l I am called away." JUDGE~SCORES POOR JURORS Is Object of Probe by Government. Washington. J u n e 30.--Keporte t h a t the Bell Telephone comnany and Illinois Telegraph and Telephone company are about to consolidate, a f f e c t i n g service t h r o u g h o u t Illinois. Michigan and Wisconsin, are i n t e r e s t i n g the department of justice. U n d e r 'he government's agreement for a peaceful dis- i n t e g r a t i o n of the so-called telephone trust, any Bell company is prohibited f r o m t a k i n g over a n o t h e r concern without s u b m i t t i n g the consolidation to the d e p a r t m e n t . No official reports of an i m p e n d i n g consolidation have been reached. Pall to Beach Verrtlrt In Illegal Sale at Cocaine CRM. Chicago. June 20.--A jury h a v i n g ·tiled to agree on a verdict in The CMC of 'Truax, Greene and company, Charged with the illegal sale of co- Mine, was criticised by Judge Newcomer for failure ^o convict today. "This 'trial cost the alty J175 .and the evidence was so strove that a comlc- tioii ahould have been returned," said the court. "The witnessed In the case · re nothing but drug-shaken wre--ks and they cann*t well stand the strain / · f a aecond trial." West Virginia Goes in Column Tonight. Dry Charleston, W. Va,, J u n e 30.--Reports from over- the state today indicated that many satoonkeeners anticipated the enforcement of the prohibitory amendment tonight by closing their places this morning. Some of them had disposed of their stocks and others f r a n k l y confessed they feared pecuniary loss attending large stocks when the end came and others in order that their plants might be rebuilt for other manufacturing purposes. One large brewery in Wheeling is almost ready to open as a meat packing house. Fred O. Blue, tax commissioner, put the finishing touches on his plans for the enforcement of the amendment, and state officials expressed the belief that little trouble would be experienced in the more populous counties. The total number of states In the prohibition column will be ten. With West Virginia added, the list will be: Georgia,'Kan- sae, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Tennessee, West Virginia. These last .nine states of total prohibition territory, plus the local no-license area, make up 2,132,726 square miles, in which 46,029,750 persons, or nearly 50 per cent^of the country's population, live, according Jo the latest figures of the prohibition leaders. FIFTYlREADY TOTM PUT MONEY BACK Chicago, June 30.--The run on i;he North Avenue State bank ceased last night and this morning there were fifty persons waiting to replace their deposits. In tha run the bank paid out $300,000. Will Give Carranza Time to - Discuss Plans With Generals. Niagar Fall, Ont., June 30.--After a conference today between Ambassador Da Gama of Brazil juid Ministers Kaon and Suarez, it was announced that mediation would formally recess tomorrow until such time as the constitutionalist delegates and Huerta representatives could confer Informally on Mexico's Interior problems. CARRANZA'S NOTE. The mediators came to this decision after reading General Carranza's note asking for time to consult his generals as to the Informal parleys. Minister Suarez referred to the Carranza note as "satisfactory" and sensible in its explanation for the need of time. All the mediators and their secretaries began immediately to make plans for departure tomorrow or Thursday and it is now expected by the end of t h e week, the entire mediation colony wili have left here No time has been set for r e - c o n v e n - ing, but It is not believed they will gather again for a n o t h e r two or three weeks. · ASK BRITISH TO QUIT MEXICO. Mexico City, J u n e 30.--In view ot the existing conditions in Mexico Sir Lionel Carden, the British minister, ha« advised all British subjects temporarily to depart f r o m the country. He said that the shortage of fuel used in the operation of t r a i n s was growing more acute daily, and that the trains probably soon would stop r u n - ning, which would make d i f f i c u l t the d e p a r t u r e of persons In the i n t e r i o r . Sir Lionel Carden said he believed It to be his duty to urge airBritlsh subjects to quit tb_e capital Immediately, and he espec!ally""advised that the women be removed. SOO BRITISH IN MEXICO CITT. The minister declared he had no desire to f r i g h t e n the members of the British colony. He said he had not ordered them to go. such a course only being advised. Eight hundred British subjects are registered at the legation as now resld- ing~~ln Mexico City. VILLA BUYS BATHTUB FROM CHICAGO FIRM Hebel General Pays MOO and Orders Shipment Roirtiea. Chicago. Juno 3".--Louis Wolff of the L. Wolff M a n u f a c t u r i n g company. 601 West Lake street, is overthrowing the Jdea that General Francisco Villa, the Mexican rebel** leader, is a rough soldier of the field who has no t h o u g h t s of the clean and b e a u t i f u l . General Villa w r o t e to a p l u m b i n g concern in El Paso, Tex., a short t i m e ago for the best b a t h t u b available. The letter went to the agency of the Wolff concern, which sent to Chicago for the tub. The Mexican general was anxious to get the tub as soon as p'ossible, and he ordered it sent hy express. The bill for expressage cost him $124 75. The tub. w i t h its a c c o m p a n y i n g shower and o t h e r accessories, cost General Villa a b o u t $400 more. "If he t r a n s p o r t s this tub from city to city on the march," said Mr. Wolff, "it will be the Heaviest thing his army has to move." _ . --* Commerce Body in Over Decision. Hitch Washington, June 30.--Prospects for a delay of a week or more in announcing the Interstate commerce commission's decision in the application of the e a s t e r n railroads for a 5 per cent increase in freight rates have revived' speculation about the commission's conclusions in the hard fought cise. A sudden hitch in the decision con.lng just at a time when it was generally supposed to be on the eve of announcement, was taken to indicate that the commission is far from u n a n i m o u s over what it shall decide. So many elements e n t e r Into the decision that closest observers of the commission's procedure are now predicting that the announcement may be delayed until the middle of July. The first question at issue is wJiether the railroads need more revenue and the* second Is how it shall bo obtained. The hitch seems to be over the latter proposition. M mi Came Near Death in Storm on Potomac. Washington, June 30.--The fact that Mrs. Champ Clark, wife of the speaker of the house, and a party of young people whom she chaperoned, had a narrow escape from death at Fort Washington about f i f t e e n miles from Washington on Sunday night during a terrific electrical storm, became known today. During the height of the" storm the were marooned in a f r e i g h t house on the wharf at the fort. SEE BOAT TURN OVER. The party had gone down the Potomac on the United States motor launch Wilhelmina and had been the guests of the commandant at Fort Washington. Shortly after the start was made or. the r e t u r n trip, the storm approached and the party landed and took refuge in the f r e i g h t house There they saw the Wilhelmina from w h i c h they haa just escaped keel over on its side n i . d ship water i n s u c h , q u a n t i t i e s thai t - t crew was forced to beach the boat Ths party consisted of M r s . Clark and her daughter, Miss Gfenevieve Clark, Miss McCumber, d a u g h t e r of Senator McCumber, of North Dakota; Miss Baker, daughter of Representative Baker, of New Jersey, and Representative McKellar. of Tennessee. None of them was injured, but all were drenched. Mrs. Clark related today the story of the party's thrilling experience She said she f u l l y expected t h a t the freight house would be blown over. The party returned to W a s h i n g t o n on a lighthouse tender. Conspiracy to Defraud Two Banks Charged. sir WEDTI is DUT TO LEI Son and Daughter Sent to Mexican Port--He Will Follow. Washington, June 30.--Private dispatches received here today from unofficial sources in Mexico Citji stated that Ptesldent Huerta had sent his son and daughter toward Puerto, Mexico, and, was malting preparations for his own departure on short notice. The information was conveyed to the state department. ZAPATJl DEXOUKCES CARBASZA. Mexico City, June 30.--News reached Mexico City today that Emiliano Zapata, the southern revolutionary leader, had pubMshed a decree rejecting any allegiance to Venustiano Carranza,and saying that the constitutionalist chief ha3 r e f u s e d to accept the "plan or Ayala," the original A g r a r i a n proclamation of the southern leader. To Exterminate Rodents and Stop the Plague. New O r l e a n s , La.. J u n e 30.--State and city h e a l t h o f f i c i a l s were astir here early today p r e p a r a t o r y to the I n a u g u ration of the f i r s t wholesale campaign in the history of the south for the ext e r m i n a t i o n of rats in order to pre\ e n t the spread of bubonic plague, Boston, J u n e 3f*.--The first c r i m i n a l charge g r o w i n g out of the f i n a n c i n g : of the c o n s t r u c t i o n of the Hampden r a i l road in ive=tern M j s s a c h u s e t t , which has been the s u h j p - t of m a n y h e a r i n g s in which waste and extravagance pre- d o m i n a t e was m.ide esterday when the special Middlesex c o u n t y g r a n d j u r v a' Fast Cambridge indicted eighteen per sons. Charles S. M e l l e n , f o r m e i president of the Nw York. Xew H a v e n and H a r t ford r a i l r o j d . R a l p h D G i l l e t t , deceased president of the H a m p d e n railroad and the company that p e r f o r m e d the construction work and F. P. Mosely Co.. note brokers of Congress street, were indicted for c o n s p i r a c y to def r a u d t w o C a m b r i d g e b a n k s that b o u g h t three notes issued by the Hampden railroad corporation and indorsed h y the Hampden I n v e s t m e n t company. AMOUNT PUT AT $45,000. The indictments against Mr. Mellen, Frederick S. Moseley and Sir. G i l l e t t concerning the investment committees name ?45,000. i l l and t w e n t y - e i g h t i n m place have been isolated. "With the home as a radius of a zone e x t e n d i n g f o u r b l o c k s in every direction, the p l a n s were for the construct i o n of a concrete b a r r i e r a r o u n d the entire area and for a rat d u v e t o w a i d s the r e n t e r . O t h e r barriers will be f r e e ted as the w a r f a r e pro3res=es. so t h a t w h e n t h e f i n a l o n s l a u g h t is m a d e | every r o d e n t w i t h i n t h e i n f e c t e d area will have teti, deM-roved Poison and t r a p s w i l l be used in the T\ nrk of e x t e r m i n a t i o n , d r n i n pipes w i l l Had OFF BTHCT Left Monticello Only Recently. n nrK. 01 e x t e r m i n a t i o n , n i . u n JJIPCS? « m be screened to p r e v e n t the escape of a single rat and exery expedient of .r*l- e n t i f i c rat k i l l i n g - employed to pre- v e n t a spread of t h # i n f e c t i o n to other parts of the city. Health a u t h o r i t i e s s t a t e d t q d a y t h a t a. spread of the p l a g u e w a = not exp e ^ t e d . No f u r t h e r cases had developed. TROOPS^CONTROL · STRIKE SITUATION Pittsburgh, J u n e 30.--Dawn today saw the stat° c o n s t a b u l a r y in complete control of the s i t u a t i o n in the strike district of the Turtle Creek v a l ley. Four troopers cleared the bruise leading to t h e W e s t i n g h o u s e E l e c t r i c and M a c h i n e factories ot the d e p u t y sheriffs t h a t have held It for three v,eeks anrl all persons ^ ere allowed to pass w i t h o u t question. Streets were patrolled hy mounted men and the people kept moving. Socialist Propoganda Caused Death of Archduke. Vienna, June 30.--According to opinions expressed by high government officials,' the plot which resulted In the assassination on Sunday of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his wife, the Duchess of Hohenberg, at Sarayevo, owed its Inception to Nationalist propaganda which brignated r. S^rva. This propaganda took deep root among certain elements o! the Servian population of Bosnia. Jail FEDERAL PROBE CUTS MELON PRICES Chicago. June 30.--Federal investigation of the alleged melon trust Is believed to have reduced the cost of cantaloupes. On June 23 of last year large cantaloupes sold at wholesale for $3.35 to $3 50 a crate. On the same date this year the same size melons sold for $1.75 to $2 a crate. This was announced yesterday while legal representatives of the Western Cantaloupe Exchange, the alleged trust, were conferring with District Attorney Wilkerson. It was reported that a compromise was offered the district attorney to preventTiossible criminal prosecution. Danville, June 30.--In an attempt to liberate himself f r o m the Williamsport, Ind.. jail," near hero, by means of a powerfu] explosive, the head of Walter Atchison, aged thirty-one, of near Henderson, Ky.. ivas blown from his body in the j a i l cell shortly before 10 o'clock Tuesday morning. The explosion which took place while Sheriff Cowgill was absent did m u c h damagj_ to the interior of the cell anS- the f u r n i s h i n g s . W h e t h e r the explosive was dynamite or nitro glycerin is not known, and how he produced it is a mystery;ROBBED BBMBNT STORE. Atchison had been arrested Monday on a charge of horse stealing. He was recently released f r o m the Piatt county jail at Monticello, where he wag imp r i s o n e d ' f o r the robbery of a Bement store. TD GU3ISS! Tribal Funds of $600,000 *' Will Be Distributed. EDUCATORS TO DISCUSS NEGRO Sagarafore Bench, Mass , Jmie 31 -"The race problem in America -with special r e f e r e n c e to the nosrro, the Asiatic and the Jew." is the general topic set for discussion at the eighth a n n u a l session of the Sagamore Sociological conference, which will open ton i g h t . George TV. Coleman, of Boston, p r e s i d e n t of the conference and a g r o u p of o t h e r hosts will have as guests about 510 educators, r e f o r m e r s and social workers. Washington. June 30.--The Cherokee notion, largest of the five civilized tribes, will be dissolved a® a nation at midnight and the trlba! funds, amounting to J600.000, will be divided among Its 41,000 members. Commissioner Sells, of the Indian office, today called for the resignation of all Chtrokee officials. The dissolution of the tribe fc In accordance with the policy of the Indian office MEDIATORS SEEK FORT CREVE COEUR To Determine Site of First Occupied Clvlllreil Spot In Illlnoln. Peoria, J u n e SO.--Mediators representing the c o u n t i e s of Woodford. Tazewell and Peoria began their sessions today in" a f i n a l a t t e m p t to determine upon the site of old Fort Creve Coeur. the first occupied civilized spot In Illinois. The^commission examined one of the alleged sites of the fort at Wesley City and then went up the Tazewell county side of the Illinois river six miles and i7- r "ected a second alleged site. c., H.~ DTTO"DEFAULT INTEREST PAYMENTS Kew York. June 30.--The Cincinnati, Hamilton and Dayton railroad company, it was authoritatively stated in the f i n a n c i a l district today, will tomorrow default interest payments on the lollowing issues: $3,162,000 five per cent bonds of the Indiana, Decatur and Western d i v i s i o n ; $4 72^,000 four per cent bonds of the Cincinnati 1 . Indianapolis and Western division, and about $1,800.000 f o u r per cent unguaranteed first and r e f u n d - ing bonds. This last amount is said tc be held principally by banks and was taken in 190S in payment of float- debts held by those institutions. CAPITAL CITV QUIET. Sarayevo. Bosnia, June 30.--The night passed quietly In this city. Six persons were arrested (or slight offenses. Martial law was still In force today. VIOLENT SCENES 1ST DIET. Agram, Croatia, June 30.--Denunciation by Nationalist Croatlans of a Catholic and Servian coalition iiL_eon- nectlon with the assassination of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his consort, led to a scene of violent tumult in the Croatian diet? today and the disturbance became so general that the speaker suspended the session. Vitriolic threats filled the chamber. The Servian deputies were taunted with being murderers and were asked If they had brought their bombs with them. BODIES SHIPPED TO CAPITAL. Metkokitch, Herzegovina, June 30.-The bodies of Archduke Francis Ferdinand and his consort, the Duchess of Hohenberg, arrived here on a sp_eclal train at 6 o'clock this m o r n i n g "from Sarayevo, Bosnia. They were accompanied by the members of the household. The town was draped in black while all the lamp posts were covered w i t h crepe. Flags o n a l l buildings flew a t j half mast. G u a r d s of honor f r o m the a r m y and navy were drawn up along the plat- f o r m and behind them were^gathered the local a u t h o r i t i e s , the school children of the town and a dense crowd of citizens. Tile c o f f i n s were removed from ttie cars by bluejackets and a f t e r a prayer by a priest were conveyed to the ' roll of m u f f l e d d r u m s and the tolling j of church bells to the roval y a c h t Dal- ! mat l y i n g in the river. j Every v i l l a g e and hamlet along thu ' river X a r e n t a was draped in m o u r n i n g a n d t h e villagers, headed bv t h e m u n i - c i p a l o f f i c i a l s and clergy assembled a l o n g t h e b a n k s , the men and women b e a r i n g l i g h t e d candles and kneeMns w h i l e t h e - y a c h t passed At the same t i m e the c h u r c h bells t o l l e d and the priests u t t e r e d blessings. THini the D a l m a t reached the m o u t h of the river it proceeded directlv to the b a t t l e s h i p Tlribus U n l t i s . which was I v i n g at anchor waiting to convey the j bodies to Trieste. | T h e V i r i b u s T n i t i s weighed anchor a t | 0 o'clock and sailed n o r t h w a r d w i t h j t h e a r c h d u c a l s t a n d a r d f l y i n g a t h a l f mast. SAD NEWS BROKEN TO CHILDREN V i e n n ? . J u n e Sn.--The n e w s of the fleath of A r c h d u k e F r a n c i s Ferdinand and the Pilches nf Hohenberg was broken to t h e i r c h i l d r e n S u n d a y evening. The n r p h n n s broke down and t h e i r m i n t . Countess Chotek, f a i n t e d . The Tagehiatt t o d a y ?pys the l a t « Archduke's life was insured with Dutch companies for 512,0^0,000 and that of his wife for $6,000,00ir. WILL OPENED. The will of the l a t e Archduke was f o u n d and opened hy Emperor Francis Joseph this evening. The archduke'' children, it is said^are to Inherit their late f a t h e r ' s estates in Bohemia and at Salzburg nnd Artstetten. The rest of the estates, i n c l u d i n g the famous . villa Tivoli, at Florence, n r e to go to the new h e i r to the throne. DIVORCE OF 1867 FILED IN 1914 Janesville, Wis., June 30.--In ISfiT John K. W h i t e , a p r o m i n e n t farmer, near Edgerton. obtained a divorce from his w i f e . Margaret Ann White. The decree, though g r a n t e d h v the Circuit court, was not filed. Years later White married again, not k n o w i n g that the divorce decree had not been f o r m a l l v entered of record. After his death bis widow. Canadao= | W h i t e , sought a pension, but was stop- | ped hy the lack of legal proof o f ! White's divorce. She applied to the C i r c u i t court and yesterday Judge G r i m m ordered that the decree signed in 1867 be entered as of that date an1 the divorce be held in operation from that year. The -whereabouts of the first Mrs White Is not known. One Mt. Zion Lad Near Death, Another Badly Maimed by Explosion. lit Zion, June JO.--As the result of a premature Fourth jjt July explosion, Wilbur Scott, aged fourteen, is near death with a hole. In hl« lower vitals and one In his side, while Edwin Harris, aged twelve, has only a part of-one hand left, one llttlo finger and part of. the hand being blown away. Wilbur's other injuries consist of the loss of two flngen and part ot his hand. His worst Injury Is the hole In his bowels, which Is large enough to nut an egg In. PLATING WITH TOY CANNON. The accident happened Monday afternoon when a toy cannon exploded. The injured boys, In company with Mack and Johnnie Peters atra Lenoir .Hughes, were on their way to the timber near Mt. Zion. Tney went through Harry Ritter's yard, and. as they were In the chicken yard, Just back of the house, Wilbur started to load the cannon with powder. The cannon was the ordinary kind, about ten Inches Ion*. made by one of the boys some time ago. The boys had obtained several cannon firecrackers and had taken the pow · der and dynamite from these to put into the cannon. EXPLODES. Wilbur was pounding In the powdi-r w h e n It exploded. Bdwlfl was standing close by. The other boys were out of range of the f l y i n g missiles, but were k n o c k e d down by the force of the explosion. A doctor was s u m m o n e d immediately. He dressed the boys' wounds^and they were carried home on stretchers to t h e i r badly shocked families. CHANCES EVEN. The doctor said this m o r n i n g t h a t Wilbur's chanogs for recovery were even. Edwin is expected to recover unless blood p o i s o n i n g sets In. MARSHALL IsTOUT NAMES ASSISTANTS Danville, I I ] , J u n e " 0 -- C o o p e r Stout. Cm ted States m a r s h a l for the Eastern d i s t r i c t of I I H n o i P , J a l e y « » 8 t t r d a v made p u b l i c the names of h i H assistant*. Perry P a r k e r , of A n n a , II! , |s to be o f - fice d e p u t y w i t h h e a d q u a r t e r s In t h i " c i t . tins Cohlmc\er. of Nashville. IB n a m p d field d e p u t v w i f h ]i oadn on. »·*.*» r at. East Pt. LonJp, and Bay ford V a u g h n , of Benton. P'rankltn c o u n t y , is s o u t h e r n f i e l d d * * p n t \ . w i t h h e a d q u a r t e r s a t Ma l i o n . R I V E R T O W N S JOIN I*. DPS AfoineF. Ta . J u n o 3 ^ -- B o a r d s of h e a l t h in eitlrs a l o n ^ t h e Mississippi river WPTP todav p x p e r l e r t to t a k » 1m- iripdiatp steps to e x t e r m i n n t f l ruts and to make bacteriological examination* of rats c a p t u r e d , i n arrordance with t e l e g r a p h i c request sent out by Tja-. Fayette Higfflns. s a n i t a r y «n?lne«r of th* Iowa board of h e a l t h . This action is the result of a w a r n i n g to t h e , - P l a t e h o a r d f r o m Dr. Ruperi Blue, of the n a t i o n a l hoard of health a.t W a s h i n g t o n , t h a t ftiirpertert case* of b u b o n i c plague have developed at N*»w Orleans. T h e r e Is a fear t h a * rats rar rying 1 plague p e r m s may make t h H r way north o n s t e a m b o a t ? NAVAL MONEY BILL SIGNED Washington. J u n e SO.--President \\ ilson today signed the naval appro- p r i a t i o n bill, which carries a provision for two new dr»adnoughts and permits the sale of the battleships Mlsgitilppl a n d Idaho to Greece. Negotiations «r« now being c o n d u c t e d for their 8*1*. WILSON AT ENVOY'S FUNERAL Washington, Juno 8".--Funeral services for Dr. Pedro Ezequlel Rojas. Venezuelan minister, who dlfid at At- l a n t i c City, Friday, were h«ld here fo- flay. President W J J p o n , members of th« cabinet, justices of the Supreme court and p r a c t i c a l l y the e n t i r e diplomatic corps attended. The c a b i n e t m^etlnir was canceller! THE WEATHER. SCHUMANN-HEINK GRANTED DIVORCE Chicago, June 30.--A decree of divorce In favor of Mrs. Ernestine Rapp ((Mme. Schumann Heink), wife of W i l - liam Rapp, of Xe%v York, was entered by Judge Dennis E. Sullivan In the Superior court today. The decree provides that Mrs. Rapp may resume the name Ernestine Schumann-Heink, and that the defendant shall pay the costs of the'BUit It also find's that the statutory charges made against the complainant, Mrs. Rapp, In the defendant's amended answer, were not supported by the evidence Introduced, hut the decree Is granted on statutory charges which it IE held she proved against her busband. C h l c n f f o , J u n p 3fl --- Following a r · r h e weather indications u n t i l 7 p.m. Wednesday: Mr local nhowrra In «re«« portion tonight* warmer tonight, cooler !· nurihweat nortloH \V«da radar. THE WEATHER MAP. Chicago. June 30.--The wcither map st 9 a m. showed: Canadian Northwest--Generally clear; 4% to G') above. Prince Albert, .04; Mlnn«1o*a. ()7: Winnipeg. -OR: Reglna, .22. Northwest--Partly cloudy: 52 to TO abov». vmiston. .14; Bismarck. .«2; Rapid City. .^T; !mon ,lfi. raining. Wpst and Southwest--Partly cloudy; M to ~(\ above Valentino, r f t l n f n u . 1.10: Dndg« t ' t t v . .04; Conrordla, .10. raining?; Wichita. ,j-J. Springfield. M o . mining. ' Ohio Valley--Generally clear; -00 to 48 above. Local Ob*«rrMloiu. Following Is the range of temperatures ·· i**f*orded by Professor J, H. Goonradt, United PtJ-tes weather observer: 7 a.m. Tuea-lay «W Noon Tuesdav " Highest Monday «I Lowest Tuesday 5j Sim rises (Standard time) «··* 4 Sun sets f ..*.*........ ·...28 lEWSPAPERr NEWSPAPER!

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