Waterloo Evening Courier, April 21, 1913

Waterloo Evening Courier

April 21, 1913

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Waterloo Evening Courier (Newspaper) - April 21, 1913, Waterloo, Iowa Jaken at ol all Waterlog Hornet OLDEST NEWSPAPER BEST CITY IOWA WEATHER FORECAST For Iowa Generally fair tonight arid Tueuday Warmer tonight in portion Tuesday ESTABLISHED 1858 WATERLOO IOWA MONDAY APRIL 21 1913 PRICE THREE CENTS Measures as Amended by Demo cratic Caucus Will Be Called Up in House Wednesday KEP PAYNE PRESENTS REPUBLICAN OBJECTIONS Bill as Amended Free Lists Shoe Machinery Cream Separators Grains Etc Washington April joint resolution to abrogate the Hay Pauncefote and ClaytonBulwer treaties on which Great Britain is basing her protests against the Pan ama canal act was introduced today by Senator Chamberlin of Oregon and referred to the foreign relations com mittee Washington April tion of the HayPauncefote treaty j end the ClaytonBulwer treaty which preceded it is the object of a joint resolution which Senator Chamber lin of Oregon prepared today for presentation to the senate and refer ence to the foreigns relations com mittee Upon the HayPauncefote treaty Great Britain bases her protests against free passage for American ships in the Panama canal Senator Chamberlin a leader in the senate for the free passage ex ponents declared that he considered abrogation of the treaty the easiest way and quickest way to get to the bottom of the affair He explained that while the Clay tonBulwer treaty had been super seded by the HayPauncefote treaty he included it in his resolution for abrogation on the theory that were the HayPauncefote treaty to be ab rogated alone Great Britain might rebase her claims on the old treaty with the contention that the abroga tion of its successor still left it in force Houses Must Abrogation of a treaty involves the joint action of both houses of con gress and the approval of the presi dent The last treaty abrogated by the United States was the Russian treaty of commerce and navigation because congress held American GRIEF DK1VES DAXCEK TO LIFE OK NURSE New York April Duncan the dancer grief strick en over the death of her two children and their nurse who were drowned Saturday when the automobile in which they were riding plunged into the Seine at Paris is said by cable today to have definitely announced her decision to retire from the stage and devote the rest of her life to the care of the poor and sick as a hospital nurse It is said that as soon as she has recovered from the shock she will leave for the field of military operations in the Balkans and join the Bulgarian Red Cross Jews were not treated on an equality with other Americans traveling in Russia One result of the introduction of the resolution probably will be to hasten the definition of the attitude of the administration toward the whole question of exemption of the American shipping tolls in the Pana ma canal which it is understood President Wilson intended to keep in the background until the tariff legislation had progressed towards a conclusion in the house Negotiations Held in Abeyance By tacit agreement the negotia tions begun last summer by the pre sentation of Great Britains prelimi nary note have been held in abeyance since the advent of the new adminis tration The last note in the series filed by Ambassador Bryce clearly indicated it was to be followed by another from Sir Edward Grey sec retary for foreign affairs But this withheld in view of the intima tions that President Wilson would record his opposition to the exemp Negotiations are almost closed for one of the finest moving picture the atres in Iowa The new theatre which will be built across the mill race on the northwest side of Bridge street will have frontage of seven tythree feet on Bridge street and will be 115 feet in depth It will be opened by Butterfield Heiman of Chicago proprietors of the Majestic The site has been leased from the Waterloo Cedar Falls Union Mill Co at very high rental The structure which will be built of brick will extend almost from the Y M C A building to Cedar street and back to the Nauinan establish ment The building although fully as high as a twostory structure will OUT IN BELGIUM Strike For Equal Suffrage Enters on Second Week With Increased Numbers CHEERFUL SPIRIT AMONG WORKING CLASSES SEEN Cabinet Will Stand by Decision of Chamber of Deputies Which Meets Tomorrow Brussels Belgium April general strike for equal suffrage in Belgium enters on its second week with the ranks of the strikers uu broken in fact strengthened by thi adhesion of still further recruits bringing their total up to nearly 500000 according to socialist com putations A cheerful spirit prevails among the working classes who fee tha the government will be obliged to yield at least to one compromise suggested by the liberal leaders This provides that the equalization of the parliamentary franchise shall be im mediately taken up for consideration A committee is now dealing with the provincial and commercial franchise and hopes to evolve a plan improving on the present method Cabinet Also Determined Cabinet ministers on the other hand are determined not to surren der if the government still commands a majority of the chamber of depu ties when it reassembles tomorrow The socialist national convention Remarkable Will of Morgan Bequeaths Faith in Christ as Chiefest of His Riches DECLARATION OF FAITH IN MOIWAZVH WILL 1 commit my soul into the hands of my Saviour in full confidence that having redeemed it and washed It In His most precious blood He will present it faultless before the throne of my Heavenly Father and I ontreat my children to maintain and de fend at all hazard and at any cost of personal sacrifice the blessed doctrine of the complete atonement for sin through the blood of Jesus Christ oiioe of fered and through that alone be built in theatre in one meet8 on Wednesday to discuss the situation story The tentative plans and specifica tions call for three rooms for busi ness purposes fronting Bridge street The main entrance to the theatre will be a terra cotta arch at the side The most modern and uptodate fixtures in the line of theatre decorations will be installed Special precautions to insure against fire and the like will be taken The building proper will be reinforced by massive steel gir ders Large Seating Capacity The new movie will have a seat ing capacity of 700 persons It will be operated solely as a moving pic ture house and among the interior features of special interest will be a pipe organ something hitherto un seen in Waterloo picture houses The site whereon the building will be erected has been leased by the men back of the venture for a term of fifteen years A Chicago architect with instruction to perfect the plans and specifications as quickly as pos sible will arrive here tomorrow Work on the structure will proceed with a rush and it is hoped to have the theatre ready for the public by August 1 Ire J Hoover has had charge of the negotiations London April 21 The suffragets had plenty of evidence yesterday that the public has tired of militancy and tion of American shipping from tolls j the protection afforded by large as a form of subsidy regardless of bodies of police saved the women the question as to whether or not Buch exemption was in violation of the HayPauncefote treaty New Ambassador Brings Views Mr Bryce is leaving Washington next Friday without filing the expect ed supplementary note His succes sor Sir Cecil Spring Rice is under stood to be bringing the latest views of the foreign office on the subject but the presentation will depend up on the developments in the congres sional situation following the intro duction of Senator Chamberlins re solution Most of the points set out in the preamble to the resolution have de veloped in a preliminary way at least in the speeches of Senator O Gorman and other advocates of the right of exemption As to the prin cipal point that the ClaytonBulwer treaty was intended to apply to a canal constructed in Nicaragua state department officials have long considered it but believed that the treaty had no such limitation The meeting of the senate Inter oceanic canals committee scheduled for tomorrow has been postponed un til April 29 PRESIDENT TO SPEAK FOR JURY REFORM Washington April Wilson has practically decided upon May 1 and 2 as the dates for his speaking trip in northern New Jer sey in behalf of jury reform and the proposal to call a state constitutional convention Mr Wilson will speak In Paterson and Jersey City and will appeal to the people to bring pres sure on the assemblyman to support tho reform ARRIVES FOR ROUT Pnoblo Colo April Whitney of Codnr Rapids la nrriv nd in Pueblo today for his tenround bout Wednesday night with Jack Uedmond of Milwaukee from the hands of angry mobs At Brighton the suffragets were chased off the esplanade and took re fuge in a neighboring house This was surrounded by howling thous ands who bombarded the place with stones and smashed every window In defiance of the ban on meetings in Hyde Park the Womens Social and Political union attempted to car ry on its propaganda there London ers had anticipated that such at tempts would be made and 20000 persons assembled at the customary meeting place No sooner had a suffrage t mount ed the box and unfurled the mili tants flag than the police interfered There were a few cries of free speech Are we in Russia But these were drowned by hostile yells Turf and stones were thrown and threatening rushes were made toward the women but a large force of mounted and foot police surrounded them and kept the mob in check LOCK JAW CAUSES CHILDS DEATH Leonard Webber the tenyearold son of Mr and Mrs Thomas residing at 53 Lafayette street died last evening at oclock at the residence The child was taken ill Saturday morning and soon afterward blood poisoning and lock jaw set in which caused his death He was a pupil at the Our Lady of Victory academy and had a large circle of schoolmates Besides the parents deceased leaves two brothers KnymomI older and Leo younger to mourn his death The funeral services will be held tomorrow morning at 9 oclock at St Josephs Catholic church In charge of Father Slattery Burial will be In Calvary Martin a Rroat PC cigar Acts of violence continue to be rare and are in most cases attributec to other causes than the strike A large number of telegraph poles anc wires have been cut however anc the minister of war has notified aV the owners of carrier pigeons that he will commandeer the birds for mili tary purposes in case of necessity The printers strike In Brussels has scarcely affected any of the newspapers except the two socialist organs and the Petit Bleu whose proprietor has subscribed to the general strike fund Pew Coal Miners Work La Louviere Belgium April A few coal miners descended the pits here today but the suspension of work was complete at the metal foundries and quarries and business is at a standstill throughout the dis trict Soldiers Enact Tragedy Fontaine 1Eveque Belgium April Belgium soldiers who were on guard at a steel mill protect ing the property against the possibil ity of an attack by strikers left their posts today carrying their rifles with them They were pursued by a mili tary patrol which was about to cap ture them when both deserters fired killing ore of the pursuers The pair then escaped into the adjacent for ests Troops in the garrison were imme diately taken from strike duty and sent in search of the fugitives Passenger Train Wrecked Ninove Belgium April passenger train was wrecked today near here by boulders which had been piled on the track at a sharp curve Sixteen persons were badly injured The occurrence was at first at tributed to striking textile workers but it was later discovered that the rocks had been placed on the line by two mischievous boys They were arrested Charleroi Belgium April The strikers in this district continue determined The number increased today Civil Guards Cheer Strikers Liege Belgium April de tachment of the civil guards called out for the preservation of order this morningcheered a gathering here The local police expostulated upon which the guardsmen shouted even ouder Hurrah for the strike much to the scandal of the authori ies and to the amusement of a huge body of strikers The guardsmen ivere later persuaded to return to heir homes after being dismissed from duty BrainsLeComte Belgium April mayor of this town has subscribed daily to the strike fund PRESIDENTIAL NOMINATIONS Washington April Wilson today sent the following nom inations to the senate Governor of Alaska J E A Strong of Juneau Surveyor general of Alaska Charles E Davidson of Alaska Auditor for the war department J L Beaty of Missouri Collectors of customs at Astoria Ore Wm C Logan at Portland Chas C Burke MRKYXOLDS PETITIONS IN HATK CASRS Washington April 21Attorney General McReynolds today petitioned tho supreme court to permit the gov ernment to file a brief in the pending state rate cases because of Its inter oBt In Texas rate cases before the New York April in the will of J P Morgan made public yesterday centered today in the question of the value of the finan ciers estate and what disposition his son would make of the vast collec tion of Morgan art treasures LOBS than was accounted for In the specific bequests made by Mr Morgan the rest being the residuary portion left to the BOH without men tion of the amount Some estimates made today placed the total estate as high as 000 but according to a member of the firm of J P Morgan Co not even the son himself can tell within many millions the actual value of the fortune Until appraised by the state for the purpose of collecting the inheritance tax the question will remain open As to Art Treasures J P Morgan declined today to say anything in regard to the dispo sition of the art treasures but it is intimated that he might have a state ment to make some time this week The treasures were left to the son with the hope that he will be able in such a manner as he thinks best to make a permanent disposition or of them as will bo a substantial car rying out of tho Intentlonu which I have cherished to render them permanently available for the pleasure and instruction of the American people for J P Morgan the testators son Herbert L SetUrleo and I Ham ilton his sonInlaws and Louin Cans Ledyard tho Morgan attorney filed their oaths as executors today Mrs Morgan tho widow and daugh ters Miss Morgan Mrs Hattorlee nurl Mrs Hamilton and J I Morgan waived citation and the will probab ly will b3 admitted to probate to morrow The petition to the surro gate make the formal declaration that the value of tho mvl estate and personal property Involved is over in each rase Mr Morgans will was filed for pro bate shortly before 11 oclock this morning Fnitli in Ileligion In a remarkable and striking ut terance more the words of a pro phet than those of the king of finance James Plerpont Morgan be gins his will with an avowal of his faith in the religion of Christ and an expression of his belief that by tho blood of his Savious his soul has been cleansed and made fit to appear be fore his Maker And this faith ho bequeaths to his children as chlefest of his riches entreating them to pre serve and defend It whatever the hazard and whatever the cost in per sonal sacrifice Ever since the Morgan funeral the publication of the great financiers last will has been awaited with keen expectation and it is safe to say that of all the interesting testaments of eminent citizens of America that of Mr Morgan is by far the most inter esting Every Contingency Provided For As to the document itself it is un usual in many of its features and according to those two or three Inti mate friends who have already had TARIFF BILL IS THE LATK J P MORGAN Mr Morgan himself beKinning with the striking confession of his reli gious faith a of hlH character which was known to his close asso ciates but not to the world and run ning through nil its thirtyseven ar ticles duly sot forth in same log ical and orderly fashion which his friends say marked all Mr Morgans mental processes He has apparently provided with painstaking care for every contin gency that might affect his family or his banking firm and to his exe cutors namely his son John Pier pon Morgan lr his two sonsinlaw William Pierson Hamilton arid H L Satterlee and his friend Lewis Criss Ledyard he gives careful directions under many clauses as to alternate dispositions of them or such portions a glimpse of it It is a portrait of pont Morgan Jr courses of procedure It is to be I noted also that his grandson Junius Spencer Morgan Jr a young man of only 21 now a student at Har vard is repeatedly nominated to take up important duties in the event of death of his father John Pier Scnator Chamberlin Would Annul HayPauncefote and Clayton Bulwer Documents JOINT RESOLUTION IS PREPARED FOR CONGRESS Author Deems Action Quickest Way to Get at Present Free Tolls Issue Washington April demo cratic tariff bill as amended by the house caucus was reintroduced in tho house today and will be called up for general debate Wednesday Tha house rules committee is consider ing a resolution to limit the time for diecuHsion and the number of amend ments aiming to put the bill through to its passage as rapidly as possible A resolution offered in the caucus would limit debate to eight legisla tive days the number of amendments to each schedule to two and permit only two amendments to the bill as a whole This was designed to pre vent prolonged delay by the introduc tion by the minority of numerous I amendments to each schedule when the bill is taken up under the minute rule Should that resolution pass it is estimated that at least three weeks will be required for house consideration of the bill Rome April pope this morning was in much better spirits and felt stronger He still suffered somewhat from coughing As the day was sunny he was allowed to riee and sit in an armchair in front of a closed window For the first time since his last relapse the pope was able to look into the Piazza Di San Pietro which was alive with people When he saw that a large number of flags were flying he asked he reason and today was the REVEAL WHITE Los Angeles Cal April names of fortyone girls all under 21 years of age and most of them not yet past 18 were givento the country grand jury today when it was asked to investigate white slav ery charges in which a number of millionaires are said to have lured girls systematically from home and placed them in a protected resort Affidavits of four of these girls already have been obtained and ac was informed that cording to the allegations contained anniversary of the in their sworn declarations the mil ounding of Rome 2663 years ago Cities grow with age while men de cline remarked the pope Greatest Precaution Taken The physicians and attendants of he pope are taking the greatest pre caution to prevent him from making any exertion just now as any activity on his part is still regarded as dan gerous The pontiff however is ea jer to begin work again and often nsists that Mgr Bressan and Mgr j 3escini his private secretary read i LAST SEHHOXS BY lionaires involved had a complete organization for the trapping of girls There were cadets in their employ and a well known attorney who be sides being involved In the actual en slaving of the girls also is alleged to have spirited away one of the young women who revealed the al leged facts of the case after she had been threatened with prosecution for attempted blackmail mot OF Sacramento CalApril It was today hy administra tion loaders in thestate senate and assembly that a definite agreement to enact an antialien land JHW directed solely against the Japanese and exempting all foreigners eligible to ship in the United States had been reached and would be car ried out this week him the most important of the let ers which accumulated during his llness Diet Is Changed RETIRING PASTOR Rev E D Hull preached his last sermon in Grace Methodist church The betterment of his health was iIast evening The church was filled so marked today that Prof Marchia ava permitted him to change diet The patients luncheon consisted of rice cooked in the Venetian way a mall piece of chicken breast and half a glass of old Bordeaux TEMPERATURE APRIL ill Markings supplied by Buchanan Optical Co ground block floor Syndicate at both the morning and evening services This evening the retiring pastor will hold a reception in the church parlors All members of the Tokio April chagrin disappointment and wounded pride of Japan which last week were vent ed in angry militant talk by irre sponsible people have been modi fied The entire Japanese nation now waits with intent and evident anxiety the deliberations with re gard to the California alien land holding bill proceedings at Sacra mento The governmental and commercial forces of Japan are using their ut most exertions in endeavoring to re strain the unthinking agitators here They point out that the real influenc es in Japan rely confidently on the highest thought and the highest in fluences in the United States At the same time they assert there is not a single responsible person in either country who ever dreams of war Views of Minority Presented With reintroduction of the bill to day views of the minority were pre sented tothe house by Representa tive Sereno Payne and his republican colleagues of the ways and means committee They maintain that the bill is uncalled for that its provi sions already have alarmed the coun try and that should it pass It will bring down wages to the level of those in foreign countries The entire ways and means com mittee will meet late today to for mally pass on the bill and the ma jority report by Representative Un derwood probably will be made to the house tomorrow Democrats Oppose Hearings The question of tariff hearings after the Underwood bill reaches the senate will be settled at a meeting of the entire membership of the financs committee tomorrow The majority of the democrats on the committee are opposed to delay by hearings and republican members demand them Chairman Underwood in reintro ducing the bill today did not make any statement of changes by the caucus Among these were the plac ing on the free list of shoe machin ery cream separators buckwheat and rye and the extension of the Income tax exemption to savings banks not conducted for profit which would af fect numerous savings institutions in New York and New England The entire committee will make ita formal report to the house tomor row with a minority report from the republicans church and of the ministerial asso 6 a m49 10 a mrii 1 p m s Small Group Inspires Agitation ciation are urged to be present i Tt is increasingly evident Rev Northrup Dr Hulls siiccea1tllat the agitation in Japan is largely sor in the Waterloo church will ar hv n political group rive here in time to preach in next seeking to embarrass the Japanese Sundays forenoon service At that goverllmpnt aml Putting forward the time Rev Hull will make his first i AlTieriran laiu Question to rouse a j appearance in the pulpit of the Lini tlonal fopliTU llilif tieir real coin Neb Trinity church purposes Those newspapers which L caused the war talk among the hot Mrs J A Townsley is in Daven an now advocating a more Claims For Loss in Titanic Wreck Are New York April hundred and fiftyone claims for damages ag gregating have been filed in the federal district court here against the Oceanic Steam Navi gation company for loss of life in juries and loss of property in the Ti tanic disaster a year ago according to a report made public today by United States Commissioner Gilch rest The court recently extended for thirty days the time limit during which certain persons residing abroad may file claims The time limit for all other claims has expired Father of Iowa I port attending tlie meet ing of t lie JSinfifl and conservative aMitude OfLaWS Is Dead at 83 llll J I J 1 V I I I I 14 Il V 1 I 1 the minimum tempera board of directors of the Kings jnnd expressing the hope that the citi ture was 44 and the maximum tern Daughters The session is a business erature was 0 A year ago the one and plans are being completed an minimum temperature xvas 41 and Tor the national convention to bo barrassment the maximum temperature was 70 held later ztns of California WH spare Japan tno States em Contraband Liquor Fed Flames on City Dump Buei Nagano chairman of the Tokio chamber of rommerco has called a meeting of the Americani Japanese society tonight for the pur1 pose of offsetting the extremists ASKS IX PLY NATION or roxnrcr Sheriff Sbores routed Unique Con flagration From Whiskey Wine Alcohol and Burned Noisily and Spectators Viewed it in Awe From und bottles OHlonos accompanied him and there were present at the conflagration a goodly number of spectators who wore entertained by the unusual spectacle The liquor burned readily and tho flames roared and leaped high in the A firo fed hv unusual fuel occurred air A1 K wlno alcohol and champagne was consumed to gether with the containers Tho wooden bovos burned nvidily and ti bottles were moiled into a shapeless mass Mexico City April was1 stated today that Francisco Do Deputy Sheriff Harm Mexican foreign minister hasj askod for an explanation through the Mexican embassy at Washington of the conduct of Consul Wm Cnnndaj at Vera Cruz who was alleged to have prevented the arrest and reiuovl i al from a Ward line steamer of Drj i Francisco Vasquez Gomez New London la April Carl Wilhelm von Coelln father of the Iowa school of laws and state superintendent of public instruction from 1876 to 1SS2 died at his home here this morning at the age of 83 years He was at one time presi dent of Grinnell college and Buena Vista college and county superin tendent of Crawford county He has been a resident of NewLondon for nine years and was editor of the Henry County Times He leaves five children this morning on lie city dump at the head of Lafayette street Sheriff Shores In pursuance to orders from Justice Killing for the destruction of contraband wet goods taken on a i seizure warrant from the L 0 Hieb er drug store went to the dump ilils commerce court Involving some of morning with a dray load of Intoxi the caMng liquors contained In boxes So rapidly did the llamos spread it necessary to drive tho dray away to a greater distance aftei the iirat booze had been ignited ADMIRAL TOGO PROMOTED Tokio Japan April Count Heihachiro Togo the naval hero of the RussoJapanese war was promoted today to he admiral of tho fleer C C Griffith of Lincoln township visited relatives in Waterloo yester day LAKE STEAMER UGANDA SINKS 2J RESCUED Milwaukee WIs April steamer Iganda grain laden bound from Milwaukee to Buffalo sank In Lake Michigan Sunday night near the straits of Mnckinac after being crushed in the Ice according to in formation brought here today by crew of the Anna C Minch 1gandas crew consisting of 22 per sons were rescued The fgatula WUH ore of the wooden Uauta oil tho ;