The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on July 15, 1914 · Page 1
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10 PAGES THE DAILY REVIEW Review Want Ads--They Pay. Thirty-Sixth Year. DECATUR, ILLINOIS, WEDNESDAY EVENING, JULY 15, 1914. PRICE TWO CENTS. Np. 196. Gov. Dunne, "'Lewis and i Bryan Agree on Down- State Man. ' Washington, D. C.. Jan. IS.--Con- fcressman-at-barge Lawrence B. Stringer of Lincoln. 111., probably will be. Indorsed tomorrow by Governor Dunne, Eor.ator Lewis, and Secretary of State Bryan as the administration anti-Sullivan candidate in the fight for the Democratic nomination for United Elates senator. Secretary Bryan last night authorized a statement to the effect that he ·will advocate for nomination and election anv progressive Democrat selected ,bv Governor Dunne, Senator Lewis and Slaver Harrison. Harrison already has announced in favor of Stringer and it was strongly intimated here last night that Governor Dunne will settle the whole m a t t e r late today by giving the congressman his indorsement. The ertire downstate Democratic ·delegation of Illinois U expected to follow suit snd indorse Stringer on the ground that it Is essential to Democratic success that a downstate Democrat be nominated. Munich, Germany, July 15--The Ba- ·arian war ministry today ordered all tranches of the Bavarian army Includ- ng the officers' messes and the men's ·antesns to purchase their clgarets jnly from firms Independent of the to- jacco trust. The trust cigarets already had been banned from Bavarian railway stations. REBELS KILL 'resident Appealed To to Save Catholics. BRYAN LEAGUE BACK* STRINGER. fihuman In W»»WnKto« Planning Campaign. Chicago. J u l y 15--Democrats of the .·Wilson-Bryan league swung in yesterday behind the candidacy o! Congress- jtian-at-Large Lawrence B. Stringer (for l'nlte-1 States senator following the (withdrawal of Carl Sebum Vtooman of tloommston. Friends of SMte Senator Kent E. Keller ar» a u t h o r K " for the assurance that while thev haw not given up Jiope t h a t the senatorial lightning may strike their man they will do all in their power to procure the nomination tf the town state candidate decided upon a* 'he most available by Governor Dunne anrt Secretary of State Bryan, who ie said to be Lawrence B. etrjnier. SHUMAN PLANNING CAMPAIGN. Siilitrea«iirer I r v i n g C Shuman was In Washington arranging the details of t h n campaign for Stringer in which Secretary of State Bryan will take part. Congressman Stringer, who has been kept tn Wasni»Rton by important ses- pinns of congress, will makv a. speak- Inr tour of the state that will continue until primary day. Sept. 9. inn TRY TO 1 SWIM Only Two Men Have Ever Done Feat. IV r em- France, July 15 -- Jabez th« English a m a t e u r long flis- tani-* i-winmer. started on his tenth · t t o m p t to swim across the English cninne! today. He entered the water 0; 4 rr].yk in the morning at Cape lO'isnez and had reached mid-channel *' five minutes past 10. A carrier j-isron sent up by his companions, .1 mugm the information here that FK olffe was swimming strongly. The only two e'wimmers who have »i e-r crossed the channel were Captain [Webb, in 1S75. and William T. Burgees in 1911. ·, FAILS. ' Boulogne. July 15 -- Jabez Wolffe (English amateur swimmer, was forced Jiv a rising wind and sea to abandon Jiis attempt to swim across the English Channel todav. BAR CIGARETS MADE BY TRUST Made Over Million Off Creditors of Bankrupt Concern. Washington, July 15.--Killing of the director and the inspector of the school of the Christian Brothers at Zacatecas. Mex., and the Imprisonment of eleven other members of the order, all French citizens, was reported to President Wilson today in a telegram laid before him by Brother Clementius, member of the order. The presldena was asked to take immediate steps to have the imprisoned men set free and to prevent threatened similar occurrences at Saltlllo, Acal- zinco, Mexico City, Mlzcoac. Morelia. Pueblo. Queretaro and Toluca, where other schools are maintained. A similar petition has been sent to the French government. For tfie SmitH-Carpentier Fight London. July 15 -- Boxing experts here show a remarkably evun division of opinion as to the chances of "Gunboat" Smith, the American heavyweight and Georges Carpentier, the French heavyweight champion, in their twenty round match to be fought at Olympla tomorrow night. The betting odds were perhaps a. shade in favor of the Frenchman^'but this was due probably to the enthusiasm of his countrymen, great numbers of whom have crossed the EnBlish channel to support .their hero. They brought with them a great amount of money to back their compatriot whom they describe as a "fighting boxer" while they ca" Smith i "boxing fighter." Fired by the example of the Rev John Hervey Boudier, whn acted as master of ceremonies at the WelsU- Rltchie match, and of Rev. Evard Digby, who occupied a similar position at the Wells-Bell match, many clergymen have obtained seats around the arena and are said to intend to bring their wives with them. The officers and midshipmen of the American battleship Missouri will be pre«ent in strength to cheer the for mer blueiacket of the flagship mm Newmarket, Eng.. July 15--Two ol Harry Payne Whitney's horses won at today's races here and a third was placed second. His your year old Har- monicon. won the principal event, the July handicap of $2,500, over a distance of six furlongs and his 2-year old Sandusky carried off the two year old sell- Ing plate of $750 over a distance ot five furlongs. This three year old Sandman ran second in the Swaffham welter handicap Chicago. July 15.--Nina defendants accused of using the malls to defraud connection with the Barr Widen Mercantile agency were found guilty today by a. jury before Federal Judge Landls. They are: WHO THEY ARE Abraham H. Preeman, superintendent of agents. Chicago; Frederick Wendler, general manager In the St. Louis office; Charles F. Day, Kansas City; James T. Mineheart, Robert B. Fender, Pittsburgh; Joseph Stevens, Kansas City; W. W. Feilers, Kansas City; J. H. Worman, St. Louis, and Joseph Finkleman, St. Louis. MADE OVER A MILLION. The government charged that more than $1,000,000 had been realized by the company through Its business methods. The government contended that the Barr and Widen agency would learn the names of creditors of bankrupts and then send them letters agreeing to collect the claims, usually suggesting that the bankrupt had concealed assets. Large fees were received and the creditors got little returns. ONE COMMITTED SDICIDE. When the government began its investigation of the agency in 1912, Widen, one of the men at the head of the business, committed suicide. Preeman and Wendler were declared by the prosecutor to be ths chief offenders The others were" 1 employes of the agency. The trial occupied several Veeks and witnesses from many states testified to transactions with the agency. ELKS FACE SEA OF LI HUERTfl GETS Grand Lodge May Add Vocal Music to Ritual. Denver, Colo., July 16--The official decks swept clean of contests for offices and the 1915 reunion date, and place selected, the golden Jubilee session of the Grand Lodge of Benevolent of Protective Order of Elks, sailed Into a choppy set of legislation with morning, afternoon and evening sessions set for today. One of the most radical innovations the grand lodge has been asked to consider Is that of adding vocal music to ths ritual of the order. OFFICERS. Other officers elected in addition to Raymond Benjamin of, Cal., as grand exalted ruler are: Grand loyal knight, E. M. Dlckerman, Tucson; grand lecturing knight, W. T. Schad, Milwaukee; grand secretary, Frederick C. Robinson, Dubuque, la.; grand treasurer, Charles A. White. Chicago; grand Inner guard. Thomas C. Donohue, New London, Coi,n.; grand trustee, Calvin Kingsley. Waterloo, la.; grand esteemed leading knight, L. R. Maxwell, Marshalltown, la ; grand tiler, F. Koperlick. LOS ANGELES CHOSEN. Los Angeles was selected as the convention city of the 1915 reunion. The annual report of Grand Secretary Frederick C. Robinson showed that eleven new lodges had been Instituted in the last year; that the membership totaled 428,479, a net increase in twelve months of 20,352, and that the net assets of the subordinate lodges aggregate $22.463.805. New Tork, July 15--The Standard Oil company, of Xew Tork, announced a reduction of fifteen points In aJl grades of refined petroleum for export, making cases 10.75 cents per gallon, tanks 4.75 cents, and refined at Isew York and Philadelphia. 8.25 cents. OTHER HJSDt'CTIOS. Pittsburgh. Pa., July 15 -- Further reduction in the price of crude oil was announced here at the opening of the m a r k e t todav as follows: Pennsylvania crude $1.70; Mercer black $ 1 2 7 : Newcastle $1.27: Cabell SI.32; Somerset $1.02 The reduction in Pennsylvania was five cents a barrel and in the other grades three cents. Corning and Ragland were unchanged. SI.00 and 70c. Mobile, Ala., July 13 -- rive million dollars has been set aside by the Mobile Ohio railroad for the construction of a new bridge across the Ohio river at Cairo. 111., according to an announcement by R. V. Taylor, president of the road today. The Mobile S- Mexico City, July 15--General Huerta as about the principal streets of the apital this morning and at 11 o'clock as usual went to the barber shop in ront of the cable office. iuerta's Family On Special Train Vera Cruz. July 15.--Two special rains conveying the families of Genral Huerta and General Eianquet and tilers from Mexico 1 City to the coast re reported to have arrived at Orizaba his morning. From that point It Is ielleved they may proceed to Puerto iexlco, where they should arrive to- norrow morning. The Dutch cruiser, Kortenaer, which or several days has been in dock ; ere, left at 10 o'clock this morn- ng. Her destination was said to be uerto Mexico. The belief that General Huerta and hie friends intend to ioard the Dutch warship wa a strength- ned by the fact that her captain went o the capital soo after his arrival and that the cruiser sailed without Im EXTRA PRECAUTIONS Brigadier General Funston today ordered extra precautions at the terminal station and along the lines n anticipation of the possible arrival f the family of General Huerta. He ag assigned several officers and the necessary men of the 2Sth infantry as a special guard. Mrs. Carman Will Know Her Situation Soon. Mineola. L. I.. July 15.--A grand jury, from which two members withdrew because of friendship for the Carman family, resumed Us deliberations in tne case of Mrs. Flora Carman, held In jail charged with having fired the shot ivhicb killed Mrs. Louise Bailey In Dr, Carman's olfjlce at Freeport, on the nlgKt of June 30. It was expected that the jury would complete its work today and that if an indictment were found It would be returned tomorrow. SEEKS NIECE. At the resumption of the hearing District Attorney Smith announced that he had issued a subpoena for Mrs Ellen Corb}', a niece of Mrs Carman. It is understood that she is one of the two women who have been sought to confirm the Veport that they were across the street when the shot was fired. Another witness was Miss Helen Combs, who was in the waiting room when the murder was committed. It was thought'likely that Mrs. Car man -would not be called before the grand jury. Her counsel had agreed to waive immunity for her, but in the opinion of the district a t t o r n e y it is in expedient to have her testify. Ohio now uses the Illinois Central bridge at Cairo. President Taylor al aid his road would for new equipment. spend $1,122.000 of $1,000 over a All were bred distance of one mile in the United States. DON'T THINK SIR THOMAS CAN WIN Wisconsin Pitcher Hero of Many Long Game*. ' Appleton. Wls., July IS--By winning ft thirteen Innlne game 1 to 0 from Oshkesh yesterday. Troutman ot the Appleton team ha» established a rec- prd of forty-one Innings without the ppposlng team scoring a run. Forty- «lv» innings is the record. Yesterday He went thirteen Innings. On July 9 he pitched fifteen Innings ·t Mannette. winning from the Twin Cities team 1 to 0. On July 4 he beat IWauiau at Wausau S to o In thirteen Innings. The last game he lost was a (twelve Inning game to Green Bay on 'Dun* 30. 8 to 2. Gosport, Eng. July 15 -- Everything ready for the departure on July 18 BANK WITNESSES ,, FLEE FROM STATE ' Chicago, July 15--It was learned to- 'day that witnesses wanted by the federal grand Jury Investigating the affairs of the LaSalle bank while It was · national concern have fled from the city. One man. it was Bald, ha» gone .to I.op Angeles, but federal agents there as well ar in other cities, will fee sent copied of the subpoenas and ·· to servo them. for the United States of Shamrock IV, Sir Thomas Lipton's challenger for the America's cup and Sir Thomas' steam yacht Erin is waiting to convoy her across the Atlantic. "Shamrock IV has done all that has been asked of her," is the final word of Charles E. Nicholson, the designer, but underwriters at Lloyds are not so optimistic. Their estimate todav -was roughly S to 1, against the challenger. In other words they are issuing policies at a premium of .35 per cent to pay the total loss if Shamrock IV, shoul'l prove successful. A similar risk in connection .with an aeroplane flight across the Atlantic during the present year Is being covered at 8 per cent. FURIES HORSEWHIP A RIGHT HONORABLE London, July 15.--Two militant suf- fraeets today made a brutal attack attack upon the Right Honorable Thomas McKinnon Wood, secretary of state for Scotland, as he \y- leaving his residence. The women were armed with heavy horse whips with which they struck Mr. Wood several times across the shoulders. They were ar- ANOTHER SUIT AGAINST BRADY Springfield. Julv 15.--Mandamus proceedings to force the state auditor and state treasurer to pay over $10.700 appropriated for salaries of employe? and held up on order of the elate civil service commission were instituted in the circuit court here yesterday by the state board of agriculture. A similar suit was instituted last week by the Illinois Farmers' Institute, both boards claiming their employes are not subject to civil service regulations. KODAK FIRM SUES EASTMANS Ifew York Concern Ask« »750,OOO Damage* In Antl-Trunt Action. New York. July 15.--A suit under the Sherman law against the Eastman Kodak company was brought here yesterday by the Hall Camera company of this city for treble damages aggregating $750,000 on account of the defendant's alleged illegal combination and monopoly, restraint of the plaintiff's trade by unla-wful agreement and by the giving of rebates to dealers. MOTORCYCLISTS MEET AT ST. LOUIS St. Louis, Mo., July 15.--Motorcycle enthusiasts from all parts of the United States met here today In the annual convention of the American Federation of Motorcyclists. Formal meetings were held this morning and a. motorcycle parade has been arranged for this afternoon. Motorcycle races win begin tomorrow. Pana, July 15.--Word ha? been re ceived from George Feagan stating this has father, E W. Feagen. had been murdered in Cincinnati. Mr. Feagan was a former resident of Pana and he was well known, having been a car- p»nter, contractor and builder. He was murdered July 2 and his body was not found until July 9. HOTEL FLINT SOLD The Hotel Flint was sold Tuesdas vening by the receivers to O. M. Otloe of this city. The price was not given. WEDNESDAY IN CONGRESS Washington, Jul v 15.--Senate--Figh over President Wilson's nominations t federal reserve board continued. Senator Sheppard Introduced bil making it criminal for interstate pub lie service corporations and others t loan money to federal officials. House--Representative Townsend'i charge of high finance in TVabash Pittsburgh Terminal Railway heard be fore commerce committee. Consideration of general deficient bill resumed. SKYSCRAPERS ARE FIRE TRAPS Duluth. Minn., July'IB---Quit build Ing skyscrayers," was the advice given to the convention of the Natlona.1 As soclation of Building Owners and Man agers by Franklin N. Wentworth, o Bcston. today. He was applauded vlg orously. Mr. Wentworth, who Is sec retary of Central Fire 'Protection as soclation declared that fxtenslveli high buildings arc becoming a menac to the larger cities ot the country. Mexican Dictator About the Streets of Capital This Morning. High Dignitaries at Vogel- Lewisohn Nuptials. London, July 15.--The marriage of Martin Vogel, assistant United States treasurer in New Tork, and Mrs, Albert Lewisohn, of New Tork, took place- today in the registry office of the Covent Garden district. After the ceremony wedding breakfast was given at the residence of Sir Charles Henry and Lady Henry, ths brlde'e sister. In Carleton Gardens. Among those present were Ambassador Walter Hines Page and Mrs. Page, Baron Reading, the iord chief justice of England; David Lloyd George, chancellor of the exchequer; Mr. and Mrs. John S. Henry, the. Misses Lewiaohn, Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Lswisohn, Judge David Leventrim and a few other personal friends. Mr. and Mrs. Vogel left for Berlin, later In the day, on their honeymoon trip. They Intend to return to the United States about the middle of August. VILLA'S MOVEMENTS. El Paso. Texas, July 15.--General Francisco Villa, his staff and a small escort arrived today at Juaraz to spend few days at the border here. The northern divisional commander Is expected to return south and have his en:ire army moving toward Mexico City within eight days. EVACUATED GUAYMAS. Or. Board U. S. California, Maiat- alan, Mex., July 14.--(By Wireless to San Diego, CaU July .IB )--Evacuation of Guaymas by fch« Vexican Federal orces began today wYlK~*tHK~aT?rVsjr"3J" the steamer Benlto Juarez, according to reports made to Rear-Adtnlral Howard. The first step preliminary to the Efltieral exodus of the Federals began with the embarking of horses and cattle Conferenc. L between the Federal and Constitutionalist generals at Guaymas relative to the exchange of prisoners continued throughout the day and the negotiations have been practically completed, the Federal commanded reserving the right to certain exceptions vhen the transfers are made. Employers Will Reply Soon to Enginemen. Chicago, July 15.--Official written notice to the manager's committee of the western railroads that the 55,000 englnemen on those roads would not arbitrate their wage differences with their employers was prepared today by union officials. The position of the employees was verbally outlined to the managers' committee when the result of the strike vote, showing that nearly all of the engineers and firemen favored a strike, ·was made public. A written notice waa prepared in response to a request from the managers' committee. REPLY EXPECTED. A formal reply to the message of tho workmen waa expected to be made late today or tomorrow. The managers' committee contended that the request of the employees for increased pay And more liberal over-time allowance ·would add $33.000,000 to the railroad ray-rolls. The firemen,and engineers asserted that their.requests were reasonable and just. Caused by Terminal Fight, Testifies Ramsey, Deposed Head of System. Washington, July 15.--Charges o( "high finance" In the Wabash-Pittsburgh Terminal railway were aired today before the house commerce committee working on Representative Townsend's resolution calling for an Interstate commerce commission Investigation to determine the cause of the decline in the market price of the railroad's bonds. Joseph Ramsey, former president of the Wdbash, testified how he had beer, deposed from office without his knowledge at a directors' meeting. Under questioning by Mr. Townsend he j?ave testimony to show that the decline !n the property was caused in a fight by rival financial interests for control of freight tonnage of the Pittsburgh district. TALK WITH HARRIMAN. Mr. Ramsey told the committee, the late E. H. Haniman had asked him what would be the effect on the terminal bonds if the trackage and traffic agreements or contracts with the Wheeling and Lake Erie and th* tonnage agreements with the Carnegie Steel company were cancelled, R a m - sey said he replied that the bonds cert a i n l y would be depressed. Shortly afterward, he testified, receiver? asked for cancellation of the asrreoments anrt the terminal company's traffic»fell off one third according. He said the cancellinR of thos» i agreements was one of the main reasons for the Wabash-Pittshurgh terminals troubles. VOTE ON EXPECTED Six Democratic Senators Refuse to Budge. Washington, July 15.--After a night of constant effort to line up administration senators for President Wilson's nomination of Thomas D. Jones of Chicago for the federal reserve board, the whips reported to the White House early today that a vote probably would not be reached before Friday or Saturday and that the result, while a victory for the president, would be slose. Six Democratic senators were reported as unalterably opposed to the confirmation. Senators regarded as doubtful went to the White House for conferences with the president. Officials said the president was taking no part in the preliminary fight for a vote in open session. SHANGHAIED SAILOR RELEASED San Francisco, July 15.--Alfred Johansen. a Scandinavian seaman, who served two days of another man's «en- »ence in San Quentin prison, was given his full freedom yesterday by Judge Dooling. of the United States District court. While Johansen was drinking in a water front bar cf Nagasaki. Japan, he was drugged and delivered on board the Gnited States army transport Thomas, bound for San Francisco from the Philippines, as Peter Grimes, alias Jimmie Rogers, a forger, who had been sentenced by the United States Consular court In Shanghai to three years in San Quentin. « GIRLS WON'T WORK WHEN CALLIOPES PLAY Burlington, la,. July 15.--When the calliopes on the excursion steamers play tango music the 200 girls employed at the Mississippi Pearl Button company refuse to work. This is the basis for an Injunction action filed by Molr Brothers this morning to restrain calliope music on steamers during working hours. The plaintiffs also seek damages In the sum of $500 for loss ot the services of the young women emplgseea. t ,., Finally Caught in Woman's Bedroom. STREET CAR MEN KNEW GOOD THING AVIII Continue to Deal With ComiMMr « Individual*. Philadelphia, July 15 --Announcc- m^nt wat made today that the vote cast yesterday by the rootorhien and conductora of the Philadelphia Bapid Transit company resulted In the m«n deciding to remain at work under the co-operative plan under which the men deal as individuals with the company rather than through a labor organization. About 5,600 men are involved. The Amalgamated Association of Street and Electric Railway employees is opposed to the co-operative plan, t a k i n g the ground t h a t the men can deal more advantageously with th*» company through an organization. The vote was 3.10$ Cor the plan and 2,501 against it- can Francisco, Cal., July 15 --An unruly bull broke looee from a bunch of cattle here today and dashing through the downtown business district with a \aquero in full chase he galloped u p } Knob Hill into the thick of ahe fashionable a p a r t m e n t houses and buttc-1 into an apartment house hallwa. shivering the door with his head. To the terror of tho tenants he kept on up three flights of stairs, butting in doors, -whenever the turns were too sharp. On the fourth floor the vaquero cornered him but it was necessary to back him into a woman's bedroom before he could be turned around and l=^ down stairs RAUSCH WOULD SUCCEED STRINGER Streator, Ju'y 15 -- J. A - . Rausch. lawyer, of Morris, Grundv county, yesterday announced himself a candidate for the Democratic nomination for congressman at large from Illinois to suc- r-eed L. B. Stringer, now a candidate lor the United States senate. Iron River, Mich., July 15--Seven miners were killed in the Balkan mine at the Alpha location, near here today when sliding sand caused a cave-In. Crews of miners are digging for the bodies. NEW HAVEN STILL GOING LOWER New York, July 15.--Fresh liquidation in New Tork, New Haven Hartford sent that stock to, a new low record on the stock exchange today. B:. noon it had fallen on heavy offerings to 51%, an overnight loss of 8%. Charleston. "W. Va., July 15--Th« Kanawha district was swept Uurlnjr last night and early today by storms which caused losses estimated at $250,0^"). The Masonic Temple in Charleston was damaged to the extent of $35,000 by lightning, almost at the sam* *ime two horses were killed in the s'.reet not far away A number of bui'.dinsrs were blown down and t^Iophnne and telegraph wires crippled. Campbell Anderson, a brak^man, was blown from the top of i Chesapeake · Ohio freight train into the branches of a tree as the t r a i n cro*=;M the tr*stl* at Marmet. but escaped wi'h bruises. THE WEATHER. HAS OFFERS FOR DANVILLE FRANCHISE Chicago, July 15.--President Tearney may decide this afternoon what action to take regarding the franchise which the Danville club wants to surrender. He said, he had had a number of offers for the franchise. SECRETARY* LANE 50 YEARS OLD TODAY Washington, July 15.--Secretary Lane today celebrated the 50th anniversary or his birth. Hli office was a bower of flowers, and congratulations'penned In .upon him Irom many source*. Chlcaeo. Julr 15. -- Following a r « the weather Indications until 7 p.m. Thursday: Fair onl«ht ·»! tore. generally fair tonlsht « Thur«day, lome -.That bicker ir perattuce. THE WEAIHEB MAT. Chicago, July 15. -- The weather map at 8 m. showed. Canadian Northwest -- Partly cloufly, 54 to ;« above. Mlnnedosa. .06. Medicine Hat. .01; U'Jnnipes. .01, Northwest -- Generally cloudy. 60 to 73 above Devll't Lake. M, Moorhead. 1.58. West and Southwest-- Generstlv clear. *i to S2 above Korth Platte. .01 Ohio Valley-- Partlv cloudy. SS tt 7S abov«. Columbus, .16 Loral Observations. Following Is the rsngo of tamperature» ml recorded by Professor J. H. Coonndt, Unite* States weather obser\er: 7 a.m Wednesday Noon Wednesday Highest Tuesday Lowest Wednesday Sun rises (Standard time) Sun iet« «.._...£.,.......i«.i....ji±?. 7.1 S3 »2 04 INFAVSPAPERf lEWSPAPERf

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