Logansport Pharos Tribune, January 27, 1912

Logansport Pharos Tribune

January 27, 1912

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Logansport Pharos (Newspaper) - January 27, 1912, Logansport, Indiana WEATHER FORECAST Snow tonight and Sunday. THE LOGANSPORT PHAROS. TEMPERATURE TODAY 7 a. in.. 30; i2 noon. 30* 3 p. in., 31. Hill I YEAR.LOGANSPORT, IND., SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 27, 1912. PRICE TWO CENTS CONNAUGHT LIKES UNITED STATES Duke Issues Statement on His Cordial Reception in This Country. COL HENRY WATTERSON HIT BY 30.C00 VOLTS: LIVES PRESIDENT OFF FOR HOME STATE INSURGENTS TO RESCUE LEONIDAS P. LIVINGSTON GAME ON OWN "INITIATIVE" Doesn’t Mind In the Least Being Called “Dukey” and Discusses Women, Jewels and America’s Unostentatious Ways. New York, Jan. 27.—His royal highness, the duke of Connrgight, has re idrned to New York from his visit to President Taft in Washington. The duke's ‘ impressions of America” are given in considerable detail in j •a statement prepared during his rail | Toad journey between Washington and j New York. Royalty is not allowed by j court etiquette to be quoted in tlie j first person or to give interviews, and I the statement is therefore in the third ’person, one of the duke’s aides acting as his proxy. Part of the statement as published ' jhere follows:    “The duke has been | (mach gratified with the reception ac I ,corded him In New York, and says that they could not have made more J •fuss over him if he had been the pres blent or ex president. The duke approves the easy ways of Americans and Canadians, and does not mind in the least being called ‘dukey,’ as he sometimes is by persons in the street. He prefers the democratic manner to the stiff formality in England. Speaks Highly of U. S. Women. “He has also noticed the neatness in dress of the average woman in the streets, the general air of prosperity and the richness of the costumes ot the society women. At the dance on Wednesday night he was astonished at the vivacity and beauty of the young women present and the display jf wonderful jewels. The duke had never seen such a collection of bril Rant gems at any court function. The turkey trot,* which was danced in modified form, amused the noted visitor The duke has not heard anything about the king and queen of England siting the United States when they • ho to Canada, but he thinks they will -rf,ait to come after they hav*» heard * bs account of the people, their warm •* cleome, and the interesting things 4to Ge seen in the United States. The o*ke wishes it to be entirely understood that his visit to New York was thin own idea, following an invitation ;g5 en to him by Mr. Reid in London." r»ucai Party Returns to Ottawa. The royal guests of Ambassador and M -» Whitelaw Reid have closed theii \Mt to New York and have returned o Ottawa. The duke, the duchess ot Connaught and Princess Patricia, their daughter, passed their final day here sightseeing. The duke was delighted with his reception at the national capital, being especially pleased w ith ‘he democratic simplicity which marked the ceremonials at the White House and at the home of British Ambassador Bryce. The duke also expressed himself as being extremely pleased with the cordiality of his reception here and of the delightful time his party has had. Wichita (Kan.) Lineman Withstands a Terrific Electric Shock. Twenty-Five Progressives in House to < Aid Democrat Steel Measure. Wichita, Ran., Jan. -William lineman, is alive rrent of electricity his body at Valley on a pole making urban line when a the wire by a com* linst him. A pole om falling and he He was revived rescued and, aside severely injured. Will Visit New York. Then Cleveland. Columbus and Akron, 0. will scan Political fielo Washington. Jan. 27.—Immediately after the house adjourned twenty fiYe Republican insurgent representatives met to decide whether they should support the pending Democratic bill proposing a revision of the iron and steel schedule of the Payne-Aldrieh tariff law. The sense of the meeting was that the Underwood bill provided for revision downward, and therefore should have the support Of Progressive Republicans. COMPACT IS REACHED Trouble Over Seizure ol Steamer Manouba Settled. France and Italy Agre* to Refer Law Points in Case to Hague T ribunal. Chief Executive Starts Today for Five Days' Trip, Which His Friends Regard as One of the Utmost Importance. GAIN CLUE TO MONEY Out of the Wilson-Harvey-Watterson controversy Has grown a small presidential boom for the Kentucky colonel himself, the lower house of the Ken tucky legislature having declared that he is the states’ choice for the Democratic nomination. PLANS ART TEMPLE Morgan to Concentrate Vast Treasures in America. Masterpieces Costing    $100.OOO,OCC Scattered Through Foreign Museums to Be Brought Together. New' York, Jan. 27.—The ultimate concentration of the scattered art treasures which J. P. Morgan has beer collecting for many years at an esti mated outlay of nearly $100,000,000 Ip said to be planned. Such, it is de dared, is the real reason why that American financier is now preparing for the transfer of an invaluable collection of ivories and gems from tilt South Kensington museum in Lindon to New York. In confirming the report of this-transfer J. P. Morgan Jr. denied that it was undertaken because of any dis satisfaction over the treatment of his father’s art loans to the British museums. J. P. Morgan Jr. intimated that his father prGjiosed to arrange also for the transfer of his art loans now' in Paris and other European cities to America. J. P. Morgan Jr. said the treasury department was co-operating with his father in the most cordial and effect ive manner possible and it was hoped there would he little difficulty in get ting the art treasures to this country They will be directed to the Metropolitan Museum of Art and will be stored there until the problem of finding room for the display can be properly solved. Paris, Jan. 27.—The Franco-ltalian incident arising from The seizure ol Hie French steamers Manouba and Carthage by Italian war vessels has been settled here satisfactorily to boti] nations. This announcement was made here at the close of a meeting oi tile cabinet, which, after examina lion, approved the terms of the note-agreed upon by Camille Barrere, the French ambassador at Rome, and the Marquis di San Giuiiano, Italian min ister of loreign affairs. The note will Le published in Rome by the Italian government. The 29 Turks, said to be members of the Turkish Red Crescent society who were taken off the Manouba bv the Italians and sent to Cagliari, are to be immediately turned over to the French consul at Cagliari, who will send them to France, where their identity will be verified by tile French gov. eminent. All questions of law arising from the seizure of both the Manouba and the Carthage will be referred to the inter national court at The Hague. Immedi ately the cabinet adjourned Premier Poincare sent a wireless dispatch tc the captain of the steamer Ville Al ger, which is now on its way from Tunis to Marseilles, instructing him to call at Cagliari and take tho Turks on board. YEAR'S CIGARETTE RECORD 10.000..000,00c United “Pills” Were Smoked in States in 1911. LOOT A BANK WITH EASE Thieves Back Clerks Into Vault and Take Cash. Jan. 27.—The national the American people as Vancouver, Jan. 27.—Two robbers entered the Royal Branch bank by tho front door, herded the clerks into the vault and took all the money. One ot the clerks tried to tight. He was knocked senseless by a blow with a revolver. The corner of Main street and Seventh avenue, where the bank stands, w as thronged with people. As soon as the clerks were released there was great excitement, but no trace ot the robbers was found. The loss is estimated at $2,000. New* York, reputation of the cigarette smokers of the world stands vindicated for 1911, according to statistics compiled and published by the United States Tobacco Journal from monthly returns of the internal revenue receipts. According to these figures, despite “Hoosier legislation” designed to extinguish the little cigarette, nearly ten billion of them were manufactured in this country iii the year just ended, without counting several billions more that were tax exempt because rolled by the smokers themselves. TAFT IS LAUDED BY BROWN Mobraska Senator Reviews Accomplishments of Administration Before Indiana Republican Editors. Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 27.—Achievements ut President Taft’s administration were defended here by Senator Norris Brown of Nebraska at the animal banquet of the Republican editors of Indiana. The speech was regarded as a keynote of the administration efforts in 'crunching a country-wide campaign. Besides the editors, Republican party leaders in the state attended the banquet. Senator Brown reviewed at considerable length what had been accomplished by President Taft aud the Republican party and laid the greatest stress on the Payne-Aldrich tariff law’, railroad regulation, direct eke-Hon of United States senators, income tux amendment, enforcement of the an tr. st law and tile peace treaties Washington, Jan. 27.—President Taft left Washington today for a five days’ trip that will take him to New’ York and Cleveland, Columbus and Akron, O., the most important journey, in the eyes of many of his friends, that has been planned since he got back to the White House from the ! west. The president is still suffering from a cold that he contracted early in the winter, but it was said it was not se rious enough to make him break engagements made many weeks ago. Iii New York the president will be the guest over night of his brother, Henry W. Taft, and will attend three dinners and one ball, but his political advisers are less interested in this part of the trip than they are in his first visit to Ohio since the Cincinnati elections last November. Mr. Taft will spend three days in his home state, make more than a dozen speeches and probably see many of the political leaders. He will not talk about any of his political opponents, it was said, but may review the achievements of his administration. Will Reach New York Tonight. The president is s. heduled to reach New' York about six o’clock tonight. He will attend the annual banquet of the Ohio society and “look in” on those of the West Virginia society iind the Aero Club of America, and will then visit the annual ball of the Home of Daughters of Jacob of New York city. Leaving New York tomorrow’ night —and he has no scheduled engagements for tomorrow’—the president will reach Cleveland Monday about noon. His engagements there include luncheon with the chamber of commerce, an afternoon with former Governor Myron T. Herrick, a reception to the Biotherhood of Locomotive En-i gineers, late in the afternoon. On his way to the McKinley day banquet of the Tippecanoe club, where he will be the principal speaker, the president will visit the students of the Cleveland Law’ school and after the dinner will look in on that of the Hungarian , citizens. Will Visit Convention. His first engagement in Columbus Tuesday will be a reception at a leading hotel. His program there includes luncheon with the chamber of commerce, dedication of the new federal building and the McKinley day banquet of the Columbus Glee club. He will spend the night in Columbus and Wednesday morning will meet the Republican editors and after visiting the constitutional convention will leave about noon for Akron. In Akron he will attend the banquet of the chamber of commerce and leave for Washington shortly tiefore midnight. McNamara’s Attorney Tells of Client's Checkbook Stubs. Fifteen Pounds of Explosives Found Stored in Suitcase at Salt Lake City, Utah. Indianapolis, Ind., Jan. 27.—Facts about J. J. McNamara’s expenses in paying his “dynamiting crew” and in buying, explosives to blow up “open shop" structures for more than two years before his arrest were made available to the federal grand jury here through I^eo M. Rappaport, formerly an attorney for McNamara. Rappaport told the grand Jury the names of those to whom he had entrusted all the checkbook stubs and canceled checks which showed McNamara’s financial dealings from December, 1909, to the day of his arrest on April 22,    1911, and which also showed what disposal the dynamiter had made of the $1,000 a month allowed him in his capacity as secretary-! reasurer of the International Association of Bridge and Structural j Lion Workers. Rappaport first refused to testify, declaring the evidence sought was in the nature of a privileged communication between attorney and client. But Judge Anderson ruled that the checkbooks were as material as a revolver or a knife with which a murder had been committed and must be produced. Salt Lake City, Utah, Jan. 27.—A suitcase containing 15 pounds of dynamite, a box of caps and about 150 feet of fuse was found in a storage house here by city detectives. Records of the storage company show that the suitcase was put in storage in October, 190a, by a man giving the name ol H. G. Botts. TO ATTACK PEKING WITH AEROPLANES American Built Machines Carried by Republicans in March on Capital. TAFT ASKS AID FOR CHINESE Troops in Southern Manchuria Revolt Because Pay Is Not Forthcoming —20,000 Rifles and Much Ammunition on Way to Peking. Leonidas P. Livingston, for many years a representative from the At lanta (Ga.) district, is dangerously III at his home in Washington. He is more than eighty years old and has not been in good health since his Defeat for re-election two years ago. TWO BLAMED BY JURY believe that unavoidable, Edgewood Operator and Flagman Caused Wreck. Finding Also Helds That Company Erred in Permitting Trains lo Run So Close Together. FAST TRAIN IS WRECKED BY EXPLOSION OF BOILER ..Engineer Killed but Passengers Uninjured In Accident on the New York Central. RETAILERS HAVE CANDIDATE National Federation Secretary Issues Proposal from Kansas City Headquarters. 3 AIRMEN FALL ON COAST All Escape; Engine Explodes in Night Flight Nearly Fatal. Air; WHITE PLAGUE DECREASING Census Report Shows 1910 Death Rate Lowest on Record. SOCIETY BUDS A LA SALOME Mrs. Crocker Gives “Arabian Nights” Ball in San Francisco. San Francisco. Jan. 27—San Francisco society leaders danced here in a gorgeous resetting of scenes from the “Arabian Nights” at Mrs. Templeton Crocker’s oriental ball. The ballroom of a fashionable hotel was converted into an oriental palace with rare embroideries and tapestries. One of the most striking features was a Salome dance by six maids gowned in robes of satin, emblazoned with jewels. Washington, Jan. 27.—In mortality bulletin 190 for 1910 the census bureau reports that in the death registration area the total number of deaths from tulierculosis (all forms) was 86,-309, or 4.474 more than in 1909. The numerical increase was due apparent- J Iv to the increase in the area covered by the returns, since the death rate. ] 160.3 per 100.000 population for 1910. was slightly less than that of 160.8 for 1909. and likewise less than that for any preceding year of registration. Kansas City. Mo., Jan. 27.—Possibility of a presidential candidate nom-inated and supported by the National Federation of Retail Merchants was suggested here by J. R. Mooresead of Lexington, Mo, “There are 1,250,000 retailers in the United States.” Mr. Moorhead said. “lf they should get together .they might elect the country’s president.” Existence of the retail merchant is seriousl} threatened, Mr. Moorehead thinks. “The mail order house, the parcels post, government prosecution, etc.,” he said, “all tend to destroy the retailer.” Los Angeles, Cal., Jan. 27.—Howard W. Gill, the Baltimore aviator, who holds the world’s endurance record, was seriously injured at Dominguez Field while making a flight after dark. At a height of 350 feet he shut off his engine and glided to earth. The machine ran into a wire fence and he was thrown out. sustaining two ribs broken and internal injuries. Frank M Stites fell IOO feet when his engine blew out a cylinder head. Stites almost miraculously escaped death. Harvey Crawford fell forty feet, but by righting his machine saved himself. Oneida, N. Y., Jan. 27—New York Central train No. 49, a fast passenger, west bound, was wrecked two miles west of this station by the explosion of the locomotive boiler. The accident occurred while the train was running at full speed. Engineer Britzsky was instantly killed and Fireman Kane was scalded about both arms and one leg was broken. The passengers were uninjured. Leesburg, Ga., Jan. 27.—Four persons were killed in a collision on the Central of Georgia railroad between east-bound passenger train No. 8 and a west-bound freight. The dead: J. T. aylcr, engineer, Macon, Ga.; G. W. Gassett, engineer, Fort Valley, Ga.; G. O. Lindsay, engineer, Eufaula, Ala.; negro fireman, unidentified. The cause of the w’reck has not been ascertained. - Centralia, 111., Jan. 27.—Tile coroner’s jury, which inquired into the Illinois Central wreck at Kinmundy, IIL, early Monday morning, brought in a verdict placing the blame lor the death of J. T. Harahan and three others upon Henry Schneiderjohn, operator at Edgewood, and Harry J. Broecker, flagman on train No. 25. The jury also found that the railroad company erred in permitting trains to run so close together. The verdict was returned after two hours’ deliberation. Schneiderjohn testified he was reading a newspaper when both tAins passed his tower and, although he noticed they were close together, did no! think it necessary to stop No. 3, which a few moments later crashed into No. 25 at Kinmundy. The jury blamed Broecker, the flagman on No. 25, for not throwing a red fusee from the end of his train, as instructed by J. ll. Brainard, the conductor. T. J. Foley, assistant general manager of the railroad company, author of the company’s rule book, testified as to the rules and regulations of the road. R. J. Stuart, engineer on No. 3, recited a graphic story of the collision, and of his attempts to stop his train after he saw’ the rear lights on No. 25. San Francisco, Jan. 27.- - Six \meri-can built aeroplanes have been delivered to the Chinese revolutionists and are being carried in the advance upon Peking, according to dispatches received at the Young China headquarters here, it is understood that seven other planes are now on their way to the republican army. The air era t wi.* i <. in iud by Chinese aviatOi. w in v«. in .* it making a study oi atrial u.au.oe The machines were built in Co velum!. O,, and Albion, Midi., .aid their cost is being borne by i vt lain nary sympa* Hazers in this com try. Revolutionary p a I ors an attack on Peking is and it is said that a night attack by aeropk aes on Peking is being planned. Taft Ask Aid for Starving Chinese. Washington, Jan. 27.— Millions of Chinese in the Yangtse River district are starch g and President Tall has issued an appeal for funds to aid the Red Cross society in relief work. Troops in Revolt. Peking, China, Jan. 27. The troops in garrison at Shan-Chengtse, in southern Manchuria, to the northeast of Mukden, as well as the police force of that city, have revolted and demolished the headquarters of the governor because they had not received their pay. The governor has fled to Mukden. Have Resumed Fighting. Peking, Jan. 27.-- Disregarding the armistice, which does not expire until Monday morning, the imperial and revolutionary troops have resumed hostilities. The rebel expeditionary force at Wu Chang is reported as having begun its advance on this city and sharp fighting has been in progress all day on the railroad between Tientsin and Pukow. The Chinese inhabitants here are In a state of panic, fearing a Manchu massacre may break out at any hour. All factions have been inflamed by news of the fighting and the excitement at the royal palace is at a high pitch. War Material Goes to Peking. St. Petersburg, Jan. 27.—Five million rounds of ammunition and 20,000 rifles of German manufacture passed through this city today enroute for Peking. BORAH’S HOT ATTACK ICE BOUND: DIES IN PRAYER Wife of Lighthouse-Keeper Finds Husband’s Body Beside Bed. Senator Bitterly Assails United States Steel Corporation. ARREST TWO DETECTIVES Woman Charges They Conspired Rob" Her of $700. to Denver, Colo., Jan. 27.—Frank and William E. Kitzelman, who represent a private detective agency in Denver, wfere arrested here charged with conspiracy to rob. The warrant was sworn out by Miss Cora Stokes, a manicurist, who alleges that the detectives demanded she give them her diamonds, Snow* Hill, Md., Jan. 27.—Ice bound for several weeks in their lighthouse on the treacherous shoals of Chnico-teague, William Taylor and his wife had run out of supplies. The woman succeeded in getting aw’ay in a gasoline launch. Last night she noticed that there w’as no light in the lighthouse. It was a dangerous task, but the woman battled with the ice and finally reached the lighthouse, to find her husband kneeling at his bedsit as if in prayer. He was dead. Speaks of Big Corporation Working Men Twelve Hours a Day in “Hell Holes.” Washington, Jan. 27.—The “hell holes” of the United States Steel corporation came up for discussion at a hearing here before the senate committee on education and labor in the house bill which would impose an KNOX FOR SUPREME BENCH Taft Offers Secretary of State Judicial Office, Is Report. __  valued    at $700, or go to    jail    on a BURNS SLEUTHS ARE NABBED    RIDICULED:    ENDS HIS LIFE    charge about which she    says    she I_ know’    nothing. Manicure Charges Representatives of Chicago Detective Agency With Extortion. Scientist’s Heart Broken Over “Koni-ginhof Manuscripts.” MANOUBA AFFAIR NEAR END KILLED BY CATFISH'S BITE Isaac A. Sweigard, Former Railway Manager, is Dead in Florida. Philadelphia, Jan. 27.—Dispatches received by friends here announce the death at St. Lucie, Fla., of Isaac A. Sweigard from blood poisoning, following a bite from a catfish. Mr. Sweigard was general manager of the Philadelphia & Reading railroad for many years, retiring in 1900. France and Italy Closing Sea Incident in Way Satisfactory to Both Countries. Rome. Italy, Jan. 27.—Conferences | over the Manouba affair continued : here today, with Premier Giolitti, Mar- ! quis di San Giuiiano. the foreign minister. and M. Barrere. the French am- I bassador. as the principals. There , was an exchange of ciphered tele- I I grains with Paris in connection with the conferences. Settlement of the j I affair, now practically assured, will j | satisfy both France and Italy, .it is b^ j ! lievcd. Vienna, Jan. 27.—Friends of Joseph Denver, Colo.. Jan. 27.—Detectives Pie, professor in the Czech university Frank and William E. Kitzelman, who Prague, who committed suicide, derepresent the William J. Burns detective agency in Denver, were arrested here charged with conspiracy to roob. The warrant was sworn out by Miss Cora Stokes, a manicure, who alleges that the detectives demanded she give them her diamonds, valued at $7b0, or go to jail on a charge about which she says she knows nothing. The Kitzelmans went to jail in default of $3,000 bonds each. dared that public ridicule broke his heart. Doctor Pie belonged to a small group of scientists who regard as genuine the “Koniginhof manuscripts,” supposed to have been written in the thirteenth century. It is conceded that the manuscripts are clever forgeries. Adds 6CXOOO Acres to U. S. Forests. Washington, Jan. 27.—A tract of more than 60,000 acres of young forest growth has been added to the Cache national forest in Utah and Idaho, along the southern border of the forest. About 13,000 acres of nonforest border has been eliminated by presidential order. Washington, Jan. 27.—It was reliably reported here that President Taft, before considering any other candidates, had offered to Secretary of State Knox an appointment to the Supreme court bench to succeed the late Justice Harlan. Circuit Judge W. C. Hook still is supposed to be the leading candidate, but the delay in announcing a choice has given rise to rumors that Secretary Nagel may be selected. eight hour labor r government contr ■ Borah of the comr dustrics ii d gone fedora* atte* lion. “From the J cr ineiit of commote steel industry,” sa is shown that the paying mi lions of and yet it has ii who work 12 hour striction on (Jr-i t work. Chairman Tee s o tar lid some inns to need nu the the departer on the senator, “it Steel corporation is Pillars in dividends its hell holes men s a day, seven days in the week, and others wno work 18 to 24 hours in one shift. No man who has taken an oath of office can ignore this ” SUBJECTS SNUB KAISER Sclingen Refuses to Celebrate Birthday of German Emperor. Maine Hero to Be Bishop. New York, Jan. 27.—An uncon-j firmed report has it that Rev. John I P. Chid wick. who was chaplain of the battleship Maine when it was de-| stroyed in Havana harbor, is to be made bishop cf Snn Francisco. Father Chadwick is president of St j Joseph s seminary at Dunwoody. Browns Sign Two for 1912 Season. St. Louis, Jan. 27.—President Hedges of the local American League Baseball club has received the signed contracts of Pitcher Roy Mitchell and Outfielder Pete Compton for the 1912 season. Aero Meet for Hot Springs. Hot Springs, Ark., Jan, 27.—Albert Bond Lambert, St. Louis millionaire and president of the St. Louis Aero club, is here to make the springs the winter home of aeronautics. He will bring Beachey, Kearney, Lillie and others for a big meet in March. Pla* Big Ice Hockey League. Montreal, Jan. 27.—La Presse announces that an international hockey league will be formed next year, with the Wanderers, Canadians, Boston and New York teams in it. Shoots Off His Own Head. Newark, Ohio, Jan. 27.—Chester Franklin crawled in bed hugging a shotgun, placed his face over the nimble and pushed the trigger with kl* toe. Hi* head was blown oft. Death and Damage by Quake. Athens, Greece, Jan. 27.—The earthquake which occurred, in the Ionian islands was more disastrous than at first reported. In Cephalonia several villages were destroyed and eight persons were killed. Boycott Potato In New York. New York, Jan. 27.—A hundred Harlem families have decided to boycott the potato until the price comes down. Edw’ard Smithson is the head of the movement. Trains Collide; Fgur Die. Leesburg, Ga., Jan. 27.—Four persons were killed here in a collision on the Central of Georgia railroad between east-bound passenger train No. | 8 aud a west bound extra freight train. Berlin, Jan. 27.—An unprecedented slur was offered the kaiser here by the town council of Solingen, which decided to pay no attention to the emperor’s birthday anniversary today. His majesty was born January 27, 1859. The council explained that, as a majority of the voters of Solingen are Socialists, it would be inconsistent for the town to rejoice. This is the first time that a Prussian municipality has refused to celebrate a kaiser’s birthday. Church Expels R»cbeson. Boston. Jan. 27.—The Immanuel Baptist church, of which Rev, C, V. T. Richeson, condemned murderer, was pastor, has dropped him from membership, depriving him of the title of reverend and severing all his churel al- fiHntiona ;