Logansport Pharos Tribune, April 13, 1909

Logansport Pharos Tribune

April 13, 1909

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Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - April 13, 1909, Logansport, Indiana WEATHER FORECAST Partly cloudy and warmer Wednesday THE TEMPERATURE TODAY I 7 a m 36 12 noon 46J 3 p m 48 31ST YEAR LOGANSPORT IND TUESDAY EVENING APRIL 13 1909 PRICE TWO CENTS Increases Her Advantage Steadily and Consistently ENGLISH TURBINE EN6INES Scout Which Has Made Beet Showing So Far IE Equipped With Machinery of Type Built After British Design but by American Workmen and In American Work Main tains Place Ahead of Birmingham Newport April the twenty four hour speed test the scout cruiser Chester was in the van oE the squad ron having a lead of three miles over the Saltin which was four miles ahead of the Birmingham The wireless messages received from i he cruisers showed that the Ches ter had ltd from the start and increas ed her advantage steadily and con sistently TheSfilem the second boat also gained xtoadily on the Birmingham A wireless message from the Ches ter said that the weather was fair and all was well with the squadron It was stated that the vessels would probably turn back to retrace their course to the starting point early today The engines of the Chester are of the English turbine typo although manufactured wholly in this country The Salem has turbines of an Ameri can pattern while the Birmingham is equipped with the most modern reci procating engines A wireless message from tho scout cruLscr squadron stated that the Birm inghams machinery has become disar ranged md that the warship had aban doned the race and was putting into New York RECEPTION FOR CARMEN Head of New York Road Helped by Morgans Daughter New York April Whit ridge of the Third Avenue Railroad company gave a reception to 3000 mo tor men and conductors To assist in making the affair a suc cess ho caliod upon Mrs and his daughters and they in turn enlisted the aid of a number of friends including Miss Anne Morgan daugh ter of J P Morgan Mrs E H Hard man Mrs Douglas Robinson and a number of prominent society women The reception idea is part oC a cam paign to promote the social interests of the employes HEAVYWEIGHTS WILL BOX Al Kaufman and Tony Roes to Perform Before New York Club New York April sports will have an opportunity tonight of seeing In action two good heavyweight scrap pers They are Al Kaufman of Cali fornia and Tony Ross of PIttsburg who are scheduled to go ten rounds be fore one of the local sporting clubs Kaufman has championship ideas and is credited with a desire to fight Jack Johnson In spite of Jeffries state ment thai Kaufman couldnt lick a postage stamp Ross recently beat Jim Barry and has shown much 1m provernent during the past year Daughter of Salvation Army Founder Reads Message MIGHTY MAGIC FORCE FLATREFUSAL BY MRS MAINS CHINESE A RING STAR Makes Good Showing In Amateur Box ing Tourney In Boston Boston AFass April of the tnost interesting bouts of the amateur tourney hero was in the 135 pound class in which a Chinese boxer Frank Ah Chung of Salem was defeated by J Morris of In throe rounds Ah Cluing is a star basketball player and a member of the Y M C A team oi Sakiu MLis employed as an Inter preter by tho United States govern men I Will Not Take Witness Stand In Trial of Her Husband Boston April Claudia C Hains is said to have declined posi tively to go to New York to take the witness stand in the trial of her hus band Peter C Mains charged with the murder of William E Annis Mrs Mains had a long interview with District Attorney Fred G De Witt of Queens county New York who camo to Boston with the Idea of in ducing her to become a witness in the trial but he returned unsuccessful Lincolns Cousin s Dead Eloomingion 111 April J II an Us iirst cousin of Abraham Lin cjn is dtad hero He was eightyfour rs old Six Below In Colorado CrippU Creek Colo April ThcrrnomouMs in tho Cripple Creek district registered six degrees below zero The Weather Following is tho ollicial weather forecast Henring today fair to morrow in south rain or snow in north today fair tomorrow Lower in south east and rain or snow in north and west todsy partly cloudy tomorrow Wisconsin Partly cloudy today fair tomorrow today and tomorrow TO LIMIT PENSION BILLS Helps Athletics Beat Boston In Opening Engagement Phihuk can leagv with the The Ameri opened here over wit is Thou rhs occasion Put Senator McCumber Seeks to Check on Legislation Washington April effort to limit the voiiune of special pension will be made by Senator chairman of the commit fro on pensions before the adjourn ment of the pivsent extra session of con gross ditch legislation has grown rapidly liniil in tho last congress S000 bills the object of most oC which was to increase existing pensions were passed At the present session 1000 bills providing for pensions not obtainable under the general pensions laws have been introduced in the senate alone Iphia April IS e season was largest crowd ncssod a baseball gan l0lGli paying for culr sands were turned away marked the opening of Shibe park tlie new halt million dollar home of tho PhiUulelphii American league club Plunk held Boston to six hits Arel lanos was uiken out in the seventh inning a ft or eleven hits had been made off him Mcfnnes who played shortstop for the Athletics is a high school boy from Gloucester Mass and is only eUUiiuon years old Score R H E Pliila10201013 13 2 Boston 00000100 G 2 and Powers Arel lanos Kyan and Carrigau Then When the Wondertng World Asks In What Country Can I Find the Thing Described by the Letter of the Bible and Set Forth In the Life of Jesus Christ the Answer Shall Be America New York April message from General William Booth founder and commander of the Salvation Army read at a remarkable celebration iu Carnegie hail in honor of his eight ieth birthday anniversary by Miss Eva Booth the generalsdaughter and commander of the Salvation Army in America was as follows 0 America how vast is your oppor tunity for making a last mark for good on the entire human race Endowed with measureless material resources enjoying the unbounded confidence of your own people favored with the con centrated light of earth and heaven possessed of an iniluence covering like a shadow all the world beside what a power you must be destined to become What will you do with this mighty magic force If you are permitted to realize your ambition to lead the world whither will you lead it To utter abandonment at faith in the Eternal and the neglect of every duty flowing out of it to senseless worship of mam mon to useless frivolities No I am sure yon wont and I blush at the very mention of such things and denounce them with all my soul Where else can you lead this poor blind stumbling world of ours but to the mighty just holy God and obe dience to His commands to the prac tice of righteousness purity honor kindness and simplicity to selfsacri ficing service of mankind America I invite you to the actual realization of the Christian principles you profess and to practical imitation of Jesus Christ who came out of His Heaven to seek and to save Come along then let us gird up our loins and go out of our heaven and put our arms around perishing multitudes and bring them to Christ purity peace and paradise 1 invite you to make our common Christianity an ungainsayable reality and thus wipe out tho reproach fast gathering over us that it is nothing more than an exploded tradition a fashionable association or a lifeless ceremony Then when the wondering world asks In what country can I find the thing described by the letter of the Bible and set forth in the life of Jesus Christ the answer shall be America ICE GORGE WEAKENING Esquimaux Boy Writes That Civiliza tion Has Done Nothing For Him New York April the Esquimaux boy brought from the re gion of the Humboldt glacier in Green land by Commander Peary has writ ten to Chester Beecroft announcing his intention to return to his people When this reaches you the letter read I will be well on my way Never mind where I am I am just working north I am homesick and disgusted When Professor Burnpus of the Mu seum of Natural History refused to give memy fathers body so that I could bury it or give me my sled and gun I gave up believing that your Christian belief which you taught me was meant for a poor Esquimaux boy After all my own people are human and kind and I am going home Your civilization has done nothing but harm for me and my people Good Lye BREAD LIKELY TO COST MORE Patten Wheat Manipulations Affect the Bakers WIND DERAILS A TRAIN Six and FLOUR CLIMBING STEADILY Coaches Lifted from Track Rolled Down Embankment Higginsville Mo April eastbound Chicago and Alton passen ger train No 14 NYUS derailed near Mayview six miles from here by a heavy wind which lifted the coaches from the track and rolled them down an embankment The passengers were shaken up but not seriously injured INCREASEIN THE INSANE 30507 Patients in the Asylums of New New York State Xew York April sixteenth annual report of the State Charities Aid association to the state commis sion in lunacy gives the total number of patients in the state hospitals and licensed private asylums on Oct 1 last as 30507 an increase of 1414 over the previous year The figures represent the largest annual increase of the insane in the history of the state the report says During the previous ten years the average annual increase in the total number of the committed insane was 741 SHUT DOOR ON MRS CASTRO Steamer That She Is On Is Not Per mitted to Dock Washington April Ctpria 110 Castro wife of the former president of Venezuela also is being kept out of that country Dispatches announce that she arrivedat La Guaira on the Guadaloupe but was not permitted to land or to communicate with shore As an added precaution the Guadaloupe was not docked but proceeded onward for the next stop a Colombian port It is apparent the effort is to keep Mrs Casiro from any direct communi cation with her husbands former po litical friends in Venezuela and WASHINGTON TEAM WINS Big Crowd Out For Opening Game at National Capital Washington April Ameri can league season was opened with a game between the Washington and Now York clubs before what was said to be the largest crowd that has ever turned out in this city there being about 15000 paid admissions The game was won easily by Wash ington the final score being 4 to 1 Newtoh began twirling for the New Ydrks but was wild and ineffective and after working four innings gave way to Broekett Score RHE Wash30100000 S 1 New York 00010000 4 3 and Street New ton Brorkett and Kleinow JONES PRAISES SULLIVAN Ontario Generating Station Dry Machines Wil Be Started Niagara Falls N Y April ice pack still chokes the gorge but there was evidence here and there along the channel that it is beginning to break up The Ontario Power companys of ficials reported that the generating station was free of water and that the machines would be started today totals Records of Young and Joss Macon Ga April a game with the Mercer university team Sam Wcems the Macon clubs pitcher did not rHow a hit nor walk nor hit a iat ipr He struck out fourteen and re twentyseven successive batturs This equals the records held by Cy Young and Add to Joss She Lcups From Ninth Floor New York April Anita D Hamilton leaped from tho window of hor ninth story apartment and killed herseli Its n good thing that Shalcespearu Kini John several yearsago If Coiisfjuce should declaim upon the modern staire I am not mad this hair I tcir is mine we can imagine the hovl of derision that would break from the high assemblage of the gods Commercial Appeal Says Comiskey Picked Right Man Fop White Sox Leader Portland Ore April Jones expressed great satisfaction when Informed that Billy Sullivan had been selected as manager of the Chi cago American league club Jones said Comiskey secured the very best possible man for the position Sulli van will keep the team in the race He is popular with the players and he knows the same from A to Z Cornell President Makes Speech on National Problems IRISHMAN JU JITSU CHAMP He Defents Yamagata a Japanese Ex pert at the Game Minneapolis April a jiu jitsu wrestling here Captain Leo Mc Laglon the Irish giant successfully de fended his tide of worlds champion against Yamagata a Japanese jiu jitsu wrestler MeLagcn took the first fall in 36 min utes and the second in 20 minutes Wipe out the the future and live in n glorious New York April hundred members of the St Nicholas society which is made up of descendants of the Dutch German and English fami lies who lived in New York city in colonial times gathered at Delmoni cos around the gilded weather cock of the New Amsterdam city hall which was presented to the society in 1S3C by Washington Irving President Schurman of Cornell was the principal speakej He talked on National Problems Beginning with the tariff and its relation to the cost of living he turned to a discussion of the income tax and the inheritance tax Both of these he considered excellent means of raising money because they fall on those who are able to pay and can not be shifted upon others JAPS WANT SUBMARINES Negotiating With American Builder For Plans and Specifications New York April Japanese government is negotiating with an American builder of submarine boats or the purchase of plans and specifica tions For a new type of submarine of mailer model than the type now in common use but of double speed The purpose of the Japanese govern nent if the negotiations are success fully concluded is to send draughts men to New York to make drawings under the direction of the American builder but to build all the new boats of the new type in Japan Every Home Probably Will Feel Directly the Effect of the Deals En gineered In the Grain I Prices Announced on the Other Side of the Atlantic as Well as by Those In the Trade In This Country Chicago April announce ment by bakers of an advance of 1 cent a loaf in the price of bread is ex pected this week as the direct result of the manipulation of the wheat mar ket by James A Patten Within two weeks it is expected the advances will have extended all over the United States In addition reports from Lon don are that the price is expected to advance in England also The immediate effect of the Patten deal was a big advance in the price of Hour Truman W Brophy Jr secre tary of the Eckhart Swan Milling company declared that the price of wheat to millers has increased 38 per cent in six months Soon they must make radical increases in the price of Hour to the baker who in turn will either have to advance the price of bread or reduce the size of the loaf Millers stated that if the present un precedented wheat prices continue the price of patent flour in a month will have advanced from to a barrel The lower grades of flour have already advanced l to a barrel and pat ent Hour to The millers de clare there are two direct causes for this One is the manipulation of the market by Patten and the bulls and the other the enormous amount of ex porting that has been done They declare that so much wheat has been shipped abroad that the local market has been drained and this coming on top ol the Patten deal has made for high prices Gale Rages in owa Des Moines la April ning at dawn a gale reaching a maxi mum velocity of sixty miles nn hour raged in Des Moines and the central section of Iowa SHOOTS THREE TAKES ACID Woman Flees from Cruel Husband and Tragedy Results Hutchinson Kan April Schwartz sboi his wife her brother Marion Green and a neighbor Ho then tried to end his own life by drinking carbolic acid Mrs Schwartz is iu a critical condi tion but the men were not seriously wounded Schwartz is in jail The shooting occurred at Greens home where the woman had taken refuge from her husbands alleged cruelty Indiana Wheat Crop Prob ably Will Be Small PLOWING FAR ADVANCED AFTER STATE SOLONS THORSDAY NEVIUS VISITS BATTLEFIELD Wine Schedule Increase Expect ed ID Produce Prohibitionists Would Defeat Senators Who Voted Against Prohibition Des Moines la April W C T U organizations of Des Moines have lined up with the prohibition amendment alliance and are flooding the state with circulars urging the de feat of those senators who voted against prohibition last week Clubs will be started throughout Jowa for the purpose of influencing public opinion to defeat liquor inter ests at the next session DEMOCRATIC LEADEBS JEFFERSON Birthday Anniversary Banquet in Hew York Grand Army Commander the Guest of Manassas Post Manassas Va April Nevius commander in chief of the Grand Army of the Republic is tho guest of the Manassas post at the home of Lieutenant George C Round He visited the Bull Run battlefield where luncheon was served in the fa mous oid stone house which bears the marks of shot and shell Today he will leave Manassas for Hampton Va where the Grand Army encampment of Virginia and North Carolina will be held tomorrow RECEIVERS FOR MAGAZINES Outing Bohemian Grey Goose and Brains Go to the Wall Syracuse N Y April George W Ray in the federal court here appointed receivers for the Out ing Publishing company of Deposit publishers the Outing the Bohe mian the Grey Goose and Brains mag azines and for Knapp Brothers bank ers at Deposit and Callicoon The Outing receivers were authoriz ed to continue the business for thirty days and to borrow a sum not exceed ing for that purpose Washington April amend ed tariffbill is now on the senate cal endar and by an agreement reached on the floor consideration of the meas ure will begin oa Thursday As re ported tlie bill does not contain all of the changes in rates which the finance committee proposes to make Although several important amendments such as the restoration of the Dingley rates on womens gloves and hosiery and tlie assessment of a duty on iron ore have been made the revenue produc ing possibilities of the bill are little changed The increases are provided mainly in the schedule covering luxur ies the entire liquor schedule being materially advanced The increase on wines and spirits is expected to bring in about 3000000 additional revenue The provision placing an increased duty on filler tobacco imported from countries which prohibit the importa tion of American tobacco has been stricken from the bill Senator Newlands spoke briefly on an amendment offered by him for a gradual reduction of all tariff duties uutij they shall amount to only 45 per cent ad valorem GROKER STILL A DEMOCRAT INSANE MAN ON A TRAIN Shoots Conductor Who Tries to Take Revolver from Him Tacoma Wash April tor W J Hilby of a Northern Pacific passenser train was shot twice by an insane man named Autonessa as his train was pulling out of Bristol Conductor Hilby fought to get the weapon and was shot in the hand and leg Aatonessa was finally overpov ANGEL ON CRAWFORDS GRAVE Many Weep as the Authors Funeral Cortege Passes Italy April the windows and balconies flowers were thrown on the hearse and many per sons wept as F Marion Crawfords fu neral cortege passed The statue placed over the grave was by the dead authors father who designed it in his youthful days The author kept it always in his study and called it his guardian angel Just be fore he died he expressed the wish to have it at his grave MAY FINE STEPHENSON Discovery That He Failed to File His Election Expense Account Madison Wis April sena torial investigation has disclosed the fact the Senator Stephenson neglected to file his statement of election ex penses A fine of to foOO isproTided for He Is Entitled to Wear Uniform Re sembling a Four Alarm Fire New York April 13 Richard Croker at the dinner of the Albany Burgesses Corps a military organiza tion which ranks with the Ancient and Honorable Artillery of Boston was initiated as a life member Hereafter he is entitlol to wear the officialuniform of the organization which is of solid scarlet resembling according to one of the speakers in color and general appearance a four alarm fire The former Tammany leader closed his address by proposing a toast to the president of the United States He smiled as he added Some folks will say Croker is becoming a Repub lican But Ill be a Democrat as long as I live TO CLOTHE ARMY To Purchase 825000 Yards of Olive Drab Cotton Cloth Washington April will be opened within the next few weeks for the largest consignment of army cloth ing ever purchased in time of peace The contract will aggregate about This represents a years supply The largest single item is for 825000 yards of olive drab cotton clothof the new shade of khaki which has been adapted wear New York April of Democratic leaders of New York cky and state with distinguished guests of the same political faith from other sec tions of the country will assemble to night to do honor to the memory of Thomas Jefferson Today is the one hundred and sixtysixth anniversary of the birth of the author of the Decla ration of Independence The anniver sary is celebrated each year by tho Democratic club of this city with a banquet at which addresses expound ing Democratic doctrine arc delivered Tonights speakers in the Hotel Sa voy will be Governor Harmon who will talk on The Rights of States Governor Marshall of Indiana whose topic will be Remove Xot the Ancient Landmarks and State Senator Thorn as F Grady on Thomas Jefferson It was announced some time ago that Clark leader of the Democrats in the house of representatives would speak on The Issues of the Day but Clarklater declared that he would be unable to attend the banquet Richard Croker former leader of Tammany Hall who is to sail soonfor Ireland will act as chairman of the re ception committee More than 450 diners will sit down at the banquet ay VISITED EARTHQUAKE Several Buildings Damaged by Seismic Disturbance Lima Peru April severe earth shock was experienced here at a m The movement was from east to west and was accompanied by subterranean rumblings The quake was attended by a dense fog and clouds of dust The cornices on several buildings were thrown to the streets and clocks all over the city stopped The shock was also felt at Callao Barranco and Chorrillos There Will Be Little Clover and Tim othy Yield Will Be Below Average Say Reports Sent to Indianapolis Estimates Said to Be Based on In terviews With Farmers Dealers and With Bankers Who Keep Close Watch on Conditions Indianapolis April News says Indiana will not have a bumper wheat crop this year but as for oats and corn tho records may be broken if increased acreage is an indication There will be litile clover and tim othy does not now promise an average crop Past m age prospects are bright only in spots where the drought last yoar did noi burn out the grass Special reports rrom correspondents at coumy seats based on interviews with fanners grain dealers and those ban leers who watch crop conditions closoly show that the winter wheat acreage is much smaller than for many years They also show what the con dition of the growing wheat is not good in fact ihat in a large number of counties it is poor Many farmers lust fall planted seed in dust and as litile rain fell for weeks after tho grain was sown the seed did not germ inal e in timo to form a good stand before freezing weather set in A good deal of this sickly wheat was plowed ujjder during the winter TwoThirds a Normal Crop Absence of snow which servos as a blanket coupled with alternate freez ing md ihawing heaved many wheat piunis out of the ground and during Ui dry spell in Murch a great deal of ihe heaved wheat was blown away Kvon should present prospects im prove it is doubtful if with the de creased acreage and the present back ward condition of the plants there will be more than twothirds or three fourths ol a normal crop The dry fall and the open winter enabled izirmers to plow when they willed As a result plowing has been completed in some counties and iu others it is further advanced than in former years The ground is mellow and is easily worked Some fields that wen plowed for oats were pulverized into dust by the plow Clods were scarce and the planting of oats was easy Disk harrows are already at work in tbe southern and central counties putting the soil in condition for planting corn Increase In Oats Acreage Much of the land usually devoted to winter wheat has been sown in oats and the reports indicate the acreage will be at lest 25 per cent greater than last year In the southern coun ties where sowing was done early the young plants look vigorous and a jjirge yield is expected Corrofcpojidents report that 7nany poor lields have been plowed under with the view of planting corn With early planting warm weather and timely rains the corn crop should be enormous Reports in regard to meadows are pessimistic The drought last summer and fall binned many pasturages into bare spots Timothy suffered as well as bluegrass In a few counties good crops or hay are promised but the yield in the state as a whole will be smaller than the average Clover will be scarce CHILDREN CANNOT ENTER Youngsters of a Racine Wis Couple Are Held on Ellis Island Racine Wis April years ago Frank Szado and wife came from AustriaHungary leaving two children behind Recently they sent tickets for the children to come The chil dren reached Xew York and are now ac Ellis Island but may be sent back to the old country on the ground that they are without means The father is about to start for Xew York to see what he can do toward getting possession of his offspring Number Four Bomb In Barcelona Barcelona April bomb exploded in one of the streets here but no one wasinjured In all four bombs have been exploded during tlie lastfew days j HEARS FROM BiCKNELL Red Cross Official Tells of Work Being Done at Messina Bedford Ind April J T Frceland of this city is in receipt of a letter from Ernest Bicknell a boy hood Iricnd who has charge of tbe work of constructing 3000 new stone buiJdings at Messina Sicily Tho letter says the dwellings are being built from American plans and are radically different from the build ings destroyed by the great earth quake Bicknell was born in Knox county and at one time was secretary of the slate board of charities with head quarters at Indianapolis where he fs well known THREATEN KERNS RELATIVES Forest Fires Close to Carvin Cove Cut Lumber Is Destroyed Roanoke Va April fires which have raged on the mountains in Roanoke and Botctourt counties for a week did great damage a few miles north of Rocnoke when several saw miJJs and many thousands of feet of cut lumber were destroyed Flames have almost reached Carvin creek at the entrance to Carvins Cove and should embers be carried across the stream the tove may be swept The homes of relatives ot John Kern candidate for vice pres ident on the Democratic ticket last year are located in the cove ;