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   Evening Tribune, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1912, Albert Lea, Minnesota                                TO ADVERTISE Keeps Your Business Grow- an "Ad" Today. THE EVENING TRIBUNE OURJ6B PMIITira and Bookbinding is the us and see.- VOL XV ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL. 3, 1912. NO- 103 DR. G. A. HADING. Defeats Emil Seidel in the Milwaukee Mayoralty Fight. MANY MUNICIPAL ELECTIONS Mayors "Elected in Some Cities and Mnny Vote on License. Milwaukee, April inter est in onsin elections centered on the preferential primary vote there were many important municipal elec- tions. Many of the cities voted on thp "license issue and Socialism was an issue in many cities, while several held their first elections under the commission form "of government in- stalled since the last municipal elec- tion. Republican mayors were elected at the following cities: Elkhora, Keno- slia, fSdgerton. Democratic mayors were electfd at Algoma. Fort Atkin- son, Jefferson and Madison. Places voting wet included Platteville, Gales- ville, Boscobel, jEdgerten, New Rich- mond, Ctfear Lake and Places voting' drjv included: Cumberland, St. Croix Falls, Whitehall, Blair and Eleva. LA FOLLETTE BEATS TAFT IN WISCONSIN Wilson Ahead of Clark as the Democratic Choice. Milwaukee, April States Senator Robert M. La Follette ol Wis- consin, according to incomplete re- turns at hand, defeated President Taft on the Republican ticket, and Wood- row "Wilson deteated Speaker Champ Clark on the Democratic ticket in the state's first presidential preferential primary. E. L. Phillips, state manager tor the Taft campaign, declared after receiv- ing scattering returns from the state that the president would be fortunate if he received three of the delegation .of twenty-six. "We have made a belter showing than four years ago, in spite of the advance of the La Follette movement in other Mr. Phillips declared, "so we feel we have demonstrated that Wisconsin has at least not be- come stronger for La Follette than before. That is most we could hope." The returns from Wisconsin will not be definite for several days, for the count is by paper ballot, and many precincts are remote and blockaded by bad weather. The Wilson delegates, however, appear to have carried the state aboui 0.3 strong as the La Fol- lette Renublicans and early indica- tions are that the Wilson candidacy will have at least twenty of the twen- ty-six Wisconsin Democrats' national convention, delegates. HARRISOrTFORCES SUCCEED Chicago "Elects 25 Democ.atic and 11 Republican Aldermen. Chicago, April Dem- ocratic and eleven Republican alder- men were elected and bond issues car- rying an expenditure of voted in the election here. A bitter factional-fight between the Harrison and Sullivan forces marked (he Democratic aldermanic race. The Sullivan followers lost, eighteen of the victorious Democrats being aligned with the Harrison wing. The Harri- son Democrats were particularly in- terested .in eight candidates and six of them were elected. The bond Issues which carried fol- low: for outer harbor, im- provements; ,f for bathing baches; for a contagious disease hospital. Panama Exposition Opening. San Francisco, April Pana ma Pacific international exposition wil open Saturday, Feb. 20, IftlS, and close on Saturday. 4, 1915, after son of for OF-one SEIDEL LOSES AT MILWAUKEE Or, Badini Is Chosen Mayor on Nonpartisan Ticket, SOCIALISTS BADLY BEATEN Mayoralty Contest Shows About Thir- teen Thousand Majority for Bading Over Elections Result in Twenty-six Nonpartisans and Seven Socialists. While Fout Socialist Aldermen Hold Over. Milwaukee, April G. A. Bad- Ing, nonpi.rtisan candidate for mayor defeated Mayor Emil Seidel, the So cialist incumbent, by a vote of to Of the thirty -three alder men elected twenty-six were nonpar tisan and seven were Socialists With four Socialist holdover aldermen the new city council wl'l be composed of twenty-six nonpartisan aldermen and eleven Socialists. With a flood of nonpartisan ballots Milwaukee voters swept from office the city's widely known Socialist ad ministration, installed nonpartisan mayor, board of aldermen and couutj board of supervisors and probablj eliminated every national political party from participation in future mu nicipal elections in the state of Wis consin. For, as a result of the nonpartisan victory In Milwaukee, the state legis- lature at a special session to be con- vened is expected to pass a distinctly nonpartisan city election statute. The Socialists defeated such a measure at the last sjssion of the legislature, but the Milwaukee rout was said practical- ly to have killed Socialiht strength in the state general assembly. The widespread interest in the fight to unseat the Socialist administration was indicated, by the heavy total vote of nearly The highest previous total vote cast In a municipal election was At the time Seidel was elected two years ago. Dr Bading, the mayor elect, when asked tor a statement, siid: Says Milwaukee fs Redeemed. "Once more Milwaukee stands in the eyes of the woi Id redeemed, an American city, believing in the Ameri- can Constitution and the American government. "We have thrown off the disgrace under which we have suffered for the ;ast two years and have made It ap- parent to the world that Milwaukee are loyal Americans and not Socialists or anarchists." Congressman Victor Berger said: "Howevei disappointing the result may be I consider the vote piled up by the Socialists for'their candidates a victory for the party. I am proud or the tact that there are more Social- sts in Milwaukee than in any other city in the United States and predict hat two years from today the number tvill have doubled. And, remember, .hat a fall election is coming on. Start the campaign in preparation for it and show that defeat in this 'case does not mean extinction." 'We are coming back stronger than ever next said Mayor Seidel. 'We are going to recover our voices first. Then we are going back Into the struggle and fight as we never 'ought before. What we have done jefore we can do again." Alderman R. T. Jieims, a Socialist eader, said defeat was due to lack of a German Socialist newspaper. "If the Social Democratic party had iad a German daily in Milwaukee dur- ng the last two weeks we would have had the support of the entire German population and could have beaten the combined vote of the two old said Alderman Melms. PUZZLE PICTURE. HARD COAL MEN FUliOF FIGHT Sentiment Growing in Favor ot Insisting on Demand if, MINES ALL REMAINING IDLE DEFEATS THE PRIMARY PLAN Minnesota Committee Also Sets Con- vention Dates. St. Paul, April 3 Republican, itate corrmittee rejected the Roose- velt-La Fo'.lette proposition for taking a popular vote en prebident in the caucuses. The vote was 28 to 7. The delegate convention was called ;o meet m the Minneapolis armory Thursday, May 16, at noon. County conventions are to be held Monday, May 13, arid district conventions May 15. Caucus dates will be fixed for each county by county committee. July 2 vas selected as the date of the slate nominating convention and county conventions on Friday, June 2S. The state convention will take place in the St. Paul Auditorium. Defeat Charged to Extravagance. Milwaukee. April sup- posed causes for the defeat of the Jocialist administration were high taxes, charges of extravagance and al- legations that several leading officials bad made blunders in "the administra- tion of their offices. Nonpartisan leaders also charged Mayor Seidel had created numerous positions for Socialists, some of whom were brought into Milwaukee from other states. Equal Suffrage Bill. Boston, April With the galleries filled with, feminine spectators and Governor Thomas R. Marshall of In- diana looking" on the house decided against woman suffrage legislation for year by a vote of 127 to 85. The senate previously Bad accepted an ad- verse report on the suffrage bill. divorce Bill Killed. Phoenix. Ariz., April The bill in tended to make Arizona a rival of Nevada in the divdrce business was killed in the lower house of the Arl legislature. It provided for only sfx mo'nths' residence before filing pa psrs and bad passed. tSs senate. Up. nm trhole thing doesn'f he? Parker-Well. I'd hafttlj go f.-ir an tftrrt. hftt oertainlv rtders Set. Find the Englishman who has just lost in a jackpot money he had set aside to bail his suffragette wife out of prison. in New York Globe. LLINeiS WETS MAKE GAINS Large Number of Places Vote on Local Qption. Chicago, April hundred and fifty-four cities and towns of Illinois voted under the provisions of the local option law. Returns indicate that the advantage was slightly on the "wet" side. The however, were jubi- aiit over a T ictory they assert they won in Roekford, transforming it for the second time from a "wet" to a 'dry" city by a majority of 307 The most notable "wet" victories were in Galesburg, Monmouth, Maren- go, Taylorville and Carmi. Galesburg bad been drv for four years. Incomplete returns show that fifteen :ities and townships which were "wet" voted "dry" and twenty-four which were "dry" voted "wet." HOMESTEAD BILL MAY FAIL Mouse Conferees Insist It Apply to Pending Claims. Washington, April mem- bers fear that the three-year home- stead bill, now in conlerence, will fail of passage. The house conferees in- sist that the bill shall be amended so as to apply to pending claims. There Is a. probability that this amendment wiil adapted. If It Is there threats that the president will- veto the measure. In a repoit to congress Secretary of the Interior FIsker took exception to some of the provisions of the three- year homeitead bill and he stated emphatically that he could not give the measure his approval if it was made to apply to pending claims. SEVERALBREAKS IN RIVER LEVEES Lower Mississippi Is Overflowing Large Traetsjf Land, THOUSANDS ARE' HOMELESS Formally Accused of Murder. Minfeapolis, April J. Quartemont, who was formally charged with the murder of Miss Alice Mat- thews, strangled to death near her home on the night of March 23, will have a preliminary hearing before Po- lice Judge E. A. Montgomery. Quarte- mont was arraigned In the police court, pleaded not guilty and asked for an examination. Pink Kills Horses. Ogdensburg, N. Y., April valued at nearly have difld here of pink eye during the last week. The malady started six weeks ago In a lumber camp, where many horses are employed in logging.- Horses leaving the carried the disease to until it now Is epidem- ic throughout this section. Create Children's Bureau. Washington, Aprlf house, passed, 173 to 17, a bill creating children's bureau in the department o? commerce and labor, tbe measure already had been passed by the sen- ate and It will now go to the presi- dent for action. Greatest Volume of Water in River's History Is in Check Be- tween Two Hundred Miles of Levees Breaks at Hickman, Ky., and at Memphis, Tenn., Have Driven Many People From Their'Residences. Memphis, April greatest volume of water In the history of the Mississippi river is held between 200 miles of levees. They have broken in several places and flooded large areas. Breaks at HJckman, Ky., and at Memphis have imade thousands homeless and have done untold dam- age. Warning had been given, how- ever, and to daip only two lives have been reported loft. Two thousand persons, maroonecl at Hickman, are suffering privation while trains with food supplies cannot be run into the city. Fioin Cairo, 111., to Helena, Ark., persons living near the river are abandoning their homes and their effects and live stock to higher ground. Further breaks in the Ken tucky and Tennessee levees' are ex pected and it is feared the water will force its way through those of Arkan- sas and Mississippi. In the district between Hickman, Ky., and Helena. Ark., average further rise tv.-o feet is expected Heavy rains fell on the watersheds of the Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland rivers and may result in predictions made so far falling short of the mark. As far south as New Orleans, pre- cautionary work is being done. Gov- ernor Sanders of Louisiana issued spe- cial instructions to all state levee board members to press every avail- able workman into immediate service in strengthening the levees of that state. Thousands of men and teams fire working all along the flooded stream and special trains, wherever available, are carrying supplies. Traffic on the Mississippi is prac- tically paralyzed. Government steam- ers and ferry boats are the only craft In operation. Hundreds of thousands, of dollars damage has been done In the towns along the streams which pouring their flood into the Mississippi. As far away as Middlesboro, effect is felt. There a large part of the city is under from one to three'.feet of wa- ter and flooded mines In tWe district will keep hundreds of miners idle for several days. ACT QUICKLY ON MESSAGE House and Senate- Pass Flood Appro- priation Bill.' Washington, _ April fif- teen minutes "after Jicuse re- ceived President message ask- ing that be aBjyonriatadj for strengthening 'levacs and building new dikes Hood districts aleng the Mississippi, Missouri and rivers tbe bouse passed a bill making 000 available for Mw purpose. Tbe bill was rushed over to tte senate, where It also was to the fcr bU "'sfs HILLES APPEARS CONFIDENT Declares National Committee Is Sup- porting the President. Washington, 4.prii to the President C. D. Hilles issued a statement declaring that a majority of the Republican national committee is aligned with President Taft and against Colonel Roosevelt. The state- ment, which was a denial of a report to the contrary, follows; "The members of the national com- mittee, in an overwhelming are supporting the candidacy ot Pres- ident Taft. This is demonstrated by- letters, telegrams, interviews and pub- lic statements, in which the members have made their positions perfectly clear "We are confident that the commit- tee will decide ull contests fairly and on their merits. All we ask is that we shall be given a real square deal. "But President Taft's renomjnation will not depend upon the decision of the contests. He will have a large uiajoricy ol uncontested delegates." TWO HARVESTER COMPANIES Trust Submits to Attorney Goners: Its Plan of Disintegration. Washington, April plan of dissolution which the International Harvester company has submitted to the department of Justice proposes dividing the big corporation into two Hew ones between which the manufac- ture of the company's harvesting ma- chines would be equally divided. With this as the baais negotiations for a friendly settlement of the gov- ernment's anti-trust suit were resumed between Attorney General Wicker- sham and Edgar A. Bancroft, general counsel for the company. It is not known whether the two-company plan will be af-cepted or further disintegra- tion will be Insisted upon. GASOLINE BLAST KILLS TWO Homesteader and Wife Meet Death In Kansas Sod House. Meade, Kan., April explo sion or a gasoline tank in their sod house near here brought Instant death to Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Miller. The rooi' was blown off and the in- terior of the dugout demolished by fire. The Millers came here from Atkin- eighteen months ago and filed on a claim. One Thousand Men, Mostly Poles, at a Meeting at Nanticoke, Declare They Will Not Accept Ten Per Cent Increase in Wages Unless It Is Ac- companied by Recognition of the Union. Philadelphia, April among the workers In the anthracite region seems to be crystallizing in fa- vor of the layoff until the operators grant recognition to the union. At a meeting held In Nanti- coke. near Wilkesbafre, miners, mostly Poles, declared they would not accept a 10 per cent increase if it were not accompanied by union recog- nition. When one of the speakers an- nounced that President Baer had said the mineis were not strong enough to strike a score of workers jumped to their feet exclaiming, "Well, we'll show him." Both operators and miners, however, seem content to await the result of the conference to be held in (this city on April 10, and itone of the large com- panies made any attempt to work tbfir breakers. The Kathryn colliery, owned by Cleveland, O., capitalists, situated about ten miles west of Shamokin, at the extreme end of the hard coal Held, operated its breakers, but the slate picker boys refused to work and the bosses and outside handls were obliged to do that work. While peace prevailed generally throughout the coal fields there were several instances of violence reported. At MeAdoo, near the Hazleton region, aifiroi boss'employedUn one of the col Heries near that plaice was probably fatally injured in a light, the, direct outcome of the. suspension. At Cumbola, in- the Schuylkill re- gion, dynamite was 'exploded at the .home of a. former mine boss, now dead, whose son is clerk In a. Read- Ing colliery. No orue was injured. FRANCISCO DE LA BARRA. Former Mexican Provisional President Back From Europe. Copyright by HAVANA Presi- Former Mexican Provisional dent Returning Citizen. '.t Havana, April 3. Francisco la Barra, ex-provisiouai president Jot' Mexico, arrived here from Europe o'n the steamer Fuerst Bismarck." was met by Senor Gpdoy, the ister, and escorted to "the'- legation. Later he railed on< state, Senior Sanguilly. Senor de la Barra, in explanation of his return to said; "I am going -back because my 1 eign mission is ended, simply caPacity a private citizen, without political "ab- solute cpntldeHce- in "the" Mexican independence." _'- VOTE APPEARS VERY. CLOSE English Miners Finish Balloting on Coal Strike. April balloting of the miners on the question of ter- minating the coal strike has finished. Apparently there will be a majority against the resumution of work. Un- der the rules of the miners' federation a two-thirds majority is necessary to authorize a national strike and it is a question of doubt whether a bare ma- jority will suffice for the continuance of the strike. Meanwhile more than miners have already resumed work and if the decision is against restarting the mines it is certain thousands of men vho are desirous of working will dis- regard it. King George, Queen Mary and the queen mother, Alexandra, have con- tributed each for the relief ot the widespread distress. WOULD RECALL BAD JUDGES WU TING FANG COMING BACK London Paper Says He is Chinese Ambassador at Washington. Txjndon, to the Peking correspondent of the Daily Telegraph Dr. Wu Ting Fang Is almost certain to become the Chinese ambas- sador at Washington. Dr. Wu was for a time minister ot justice in new republican and formerly beld the post of minister io the United States. Mayor In Kansas City, Kansas City, April L. Jost, Democrat, was elected mayor of Kansas City over Darius A. Brown, Republican by a major- ity estimated at votes. With Mr. Jost tbe entire Democratic ticket, outside of few aldermen, was The council stands eighteen Demo- crats and six Republicans. Wilson to Make Southern Tour. Atlanta, Ga., April was an- nounced he.re that Wood row Wilson will make four days' campaign tour In the South this month. The pro- posed itinerary as announced Is as follows: Atlanta, Go., 16; Al- bany. April 17; Jacksonville. IS, feed Suvannan, Qa., AXuil W Representative Taylor Introduces Bill for Vote on Question. Washington, April recall of federal judges by popular vote at pres- idential elections was proposed in the house by Representative Taylor of Colorado, a Democrat, who introduced a bill for that purpose. The federal judge of a.ny district, un- der the proposed bill, could be re- moved from office "on account of lack of good behavior." There would be no specification as to the bad behavior of a judge, but merely a refutation of good behavior. The voters at the same time could recommend to the president tneir choice of successor. WILL FREE MRS. FANKHURST Sentence Ends to Enable Her to Pre- pare Conspiracy Defense. London, April borne secre- tary directed that Mrs. Bmmellne Pankhurst, leader of tbe militant suf- fragists who on March 2 was sen- tenced to two months' Imprisonment for window smashing, be released on April 4. The remainder of her sen- tence has been remitted to enable her to prepare her defense In tbe con- spiracy charge. Mrs. Pankhurst Is jointly charged with Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Lawrence with conspiracy and Inciting to com- mit malicious damage to property. Swedish Wonmn May Stockholm, April Swed.lsh government Introduced a bill Into par- liament extending to women the par liamentary franchise and the right to stand for election to parliament on same conditions as -men. whose not paid taxes for three yfcjrta.- are excluded from vote. TWO WOMEN FATALLY INJURED IN STORM Wind, Thunder and Lightning Along Delaware Rlnr. Philadelphia, April women, were probably fatally inlured, scores of houses were unroofed and more than twenty-five buildings were de- molished by a wind storm which, passed over that portion of Camden known as Cooper's Point and swept down the Delaware river to this city. Camden was left in darkness, all {he electric lights having been turned off, while streets in the northern section of' that city were filled with the de- bris from ruined buildings and tele- graph' poles. Mrs. Annie Cleary of Camden and Miss Annie Behrend of who- w-ere riding in a" street car in Camden, were caught beneath a build' ing wbich was demolished. They were so seriously crushed that say neither can recover. In the section of Camdeu where the storm was: most severe entire blocks of dwellings were unroofed and occupants driven to the streets in ter- ror. OFFICER FIRES INTO CROWD Kills Two Men and Fatally Another at Odin, III. Centralia, 111., April Brod and Henry Gross were'killed and Jess Bay fatally wounded by George Wind- ier, a deputy marshal, in a fight at Odin, seven miles north of here. Brod and his companions were creat- ing a disturbance when they were overtaken by George Fimm, the village marshal. Fimm, after deputizing Wlng- ler, started to take two of-the young men home. Brod, according to reports, knocked Wingler down, who his revolver into the crowd with fatal results. Bay and Gross were brought to a hospital here, where Gross died In a few minutes.. Doctors said Bay not live. Ninety-six In the Washington, April senate became a body of ninety-six New Mexico and Arizona tbe four, additional senators. B. Catron and Albert B. Fall of Mexico, Republicans, and M. A. Smith and H. F. Ashurst of Arizona, crats, were tbe new nrftinbgra to 'tbe oaths on the dauTn front of 'vice president's chaJr. do yon coodWter of !i i eMfT Jl. Ykd 4 j i   

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