Albert Lea Evening Tribune, April 12, 1912

Albert Lea Evening Tribune

April 12, 1912

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Evening Tribune, The (Newspaper) - April 12, 1912, Albert Lea, Minnesota TO ADVEITISE Keeps Your Business Grow- an ''Ad" Today. OUIJOiraMTIM and Bookbinding" Jitk us and VOL XV ALBERT LEA, MINNESOTA. FRIDAY, APHIL 12, 1912. GENERAL GRANT. Noted Army Officer Suddenly In New York. Kioto by American Press Association. York's police commissioners, but al the outbreak of the war with Spain in 1S98 he became colonel of the Four- teenth New York volunteer infantry and was appointed brigadier general ol volunteers on May--21. On Febl he was appointed brigadier, general, v U. S. A., and reached the grade of major general five years later. He served in Porto Rico and commanded the military district" of San Juan. He was in com- mand of- various the Phil- ippine islands :for. .several years, re- 'turning to; tlie United States in 1902. Hev com maifd-ed the department of Texas, from. 1902 to .1904; department of tile Lakes, 1904; (department of the the. department of the Lakes, -again, in 1908, -and finally in of the .East, .to he was last appointed in the Major Gen- eral" Jmarried Ida M. Honore, daughter Oof: iSehry' Hamilton- Honore of Chicago. IS GREAT LOSS TO THE ARMY General Wood-Says Grant Was One of Most Efficient Officers. Washington, April of the death of General Grant was received with profound sorrow in army and of- ficial circles, especially by those older officers with whom the general had been intimately associated for years. The announcement was not entirely unexpected, for, while there had been no official notification of General Grant's illness. It was known several days ago that he was in a very grave condition. General Wood, chief of staff of the army, was one of.the first to receive the news. He said: ".General Grant's death will be a gfeat, loss tor-the'service.. .He was one of the' army's most efficient and val- uable officers." SOME AREJNSINCERE President M Flays Admates of Judicial Recall. PROTECT YOUR VALUABLES. resolutions a' SMALL LEVEE BREAK OF NATCHEZ Several Thousand More Acres of Land Under Water. Miss., April from a break in the'Ashland levee, north of Natchez, by which several thousand acres of Jefferson county were flooded, the dikes of the Missis- sippi river- safely held the flood. Be- tween Helena, Ark., and Vicksburg no crevasses were reported. The break at Natchez, It is said, will not be serious. Government engineers' of ;the Third district, wjth headquarters at Vicks- burg, reiterated the opinion that was wired to Informa- tion of President Taft: N "We think the levees.will hold. The progress pt the flood shows.that the crest should reach Greenville, Miss., a menaced point, by Monday., The flood then should reach Its height along the Louisiana, shores three or four days, later." Traffic north ol Vieksburg on the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley railroad remains suspended because of the zoo river The Dead Watoh. During the rebellion of 1745 a high- TALKS TO UNltW CLUB Chief Executive Informs New Yorkers That in His Opinion Many of Those Who Favor Recall of Judges or Re- call of Judicial Decisions Are Insin- cere Demagogues and Have No Defi- nite Plan to Improve Conditions. .New York, April Taft charged that many of those persons who advocate .the recall of judges or the recall of judicial decisions are in- sincere demagogues, acting without sufficient knowledge of the need for preservation of the Constitution or its guarantees.. Some of'the. men who preach the re- call, he said, were 'siticere, but all of them acted, from. a desire to propose change rather than with any definite plan for the improvement of condi- tions. The president was speaking to the Union League club of New York. He mentioned no-.names; Mr. Taft Haihe to. Njew York to keep' two engagenieiita. The. first was with fellow members of YaVb, '78, at the University Slub; the., otiher was with the Union League recent- ly announced' its endorsement of his candidacy. i y. In beginniifig-Tbis the presi- dent thanked the Utrton League clubs of New for their recent' endorsements; of his can- didacy. It for these organizations; Jie. said, to take any part In preconveniion campaigns. Something Stake. .J. "circumstances have made campaign that both" "tie Philadelphia' clubs, have rfesolutie conviction. Bfart" of nearly all" their-members is- something at stake- In this." campaign that should awaken- and arouse- the action' of In the'-prin-- ciples and government that are embodied ,ln.ip'ur present Constitu- tion: and "who Jdbjiirish the institutions preserved and; Sffcured by that Consti- tution as the.maintenance of liberty regulated by law." "The necessity that there was for arousing .people to prevent the abuses of "corporate privilege and power and to wrest from concentrated wealth the exercise of (political control and the success thatt had attended such agitation, among; the he continued, "have beeta taken advan- tage of by persons, sqme of them sin- cere, some of-t and all of them with an knowl- edge of the ne-cessSty In the main- tenance of liberty progress of our Constitution and guarantees, to pro- pose changes, ratlter for the sake of change than, with, any -definite plan of Improving the body politic. Subject to.Popular Review. not manifested as quick perception of the advantages to be realized from these proposed changes, and'-In some'instances have, perhaps broadened constitu- tional restrictions; to declare them in- valid, it Is proposed to change the whole nature of our judicial system and render It subject to popular re- view, either by what-Is called the re- call of the judges-.when, their conduct on, the benbh not, approved by a majority of the voting "electorate, or by a recall of decision and a reversal of the judgment of the judges when- ever they declare Invalid a legislative enactment which they deem to be In violation of .the fundamental law. "It was not, until the sensitive nerve of the serious minded people of this country was touched by the proposi- tion recall uie JWdges, Or to recall their decisions, thatysuch people of all classes began to realize the impious hands were be laid upon the in Brooklyn Eagle. appalling reeora or accidents, accord- ing to Mr. Howard, who has been con- ducting investigations of the causes >f accidents. "Prom the number of fractures which are appearing within a limited erritory the possibility of an epidemic if wrecks IB not altogether a remote Mr. Howard says. "Theremust te a limit in combination of hard teel rails and high wheel pressure' leyond which It is unsafe to go. Re- le'nt evidence indicates the approach o that limit in current railroad prac- ice, if it has not been passed." READ WORD POPE Error'in Interpretation Cause of An- nouncement of Death. Madrid, April pope's death- originated, hraugh a telegram which was sent to n'attache afthe papal nunciature an- nouncing the death of his father. The word used was which means jither pope or father. The.attache assumed that it was the tope who was dead and he so in- ormed the Spanish government. Premier Canalejas in turn commun- cated the news to the reporters. They lashed .the report over the world. King Alfonso and members of the cab- net were informed and sent messages of condolence to the nunciature. The >apal nuncio was absent when the messages arrived and the mistake was not discovered until he returned. ark of the r which is the Inde- lander came Into possession of a watch. The thing was strange to him and its L.gB, use unknown to him, and Its beauty and to constant ticking gave him pleasare. That night the watch ran flown, and .the ticking ceased. The Mghliinder nOwT wasv disgusted with his toy and sought for some one to buy It A purchaser was soon forind pendence of the Judicial branch of our government. A profound protest was heard .from all thinking people against the proposal. "I am here to express my satisfac- tion that the memb'ers of this club have, felt it their duty1 to express to the public at largevthelr sense of the crisis through which our Institutions are passing- the necessity for guarding, we (would our liberty and everything that -we dear In our homes and our, life, against the Inno- that. sp recklessly by men who profess to be act- in the interest of reform and prog- at a. low price money the wmtch ana hlghlawJer, chuckling over WRECK EPIDEMIC PREDICTED tupert or of rail of bureau railroads Rockslide Kills Two Trainmen. Vancouver, B. C., April Ca- nadian Pacific Imperial limited train, which left Vancouver for Montreal, was wrecked by a rockslide three miles west of Savona, near Xamloops. Engineer Walker and Fireman Hoskih- son were killed. The engine and three express cars were derailed. No pas- sengers were injured. DEATH CLAIMS GRANT Distinguished Army Officer Ex- pires at New York, END COMES VERY SUDDENLY cs a great surprise., ills wire ana nurse were with him at the time and the physicians who Were called at once found the heart had stopped In- stantly.'" WITH FATHER IN CIVIL WAR GREAT DISORDER AT CONVENTION Michigan Republicans Choose TWJ Sets of Delegates, FIST FIGHTS ON THE FLOOR Woman Dies From Duluth, April Christina 'eteraon of Nordland, near Aitkin, died from burns received while en- leavoriiig to put out a grass fire. Her son Emil also was severely burned Khiie pulling the burning clothing 'torn his mother. Mrs. Peterson was fifty-aeyen years old. Twenty Chinese Beheaded. Nanking, April persons arrested and immediately behead- ed. They were charged with com- plicity In a plot to dynamite the ya- nen and kill Huang Sing, who has. been put in control of the Nanking SCORE COMPROMISE RUMOR Taft Forces Think Roosevelt Trying to "Save His Face." Washington, April head- quarters issued a statement declaring .hat "the talk of a compromise candi- date is a Roosevelt offer to 'save their faces.'" The threat of Roosevelt forces to contest the Southern delegates now in the Taft column is a said the statement. "There Is nowhere any physical evidence of tny such contest except In Mississippi." CALLS LABOR SYSTEM BRUTAL Senate Committee Condemns Condi- tions in Steel Trust Plants. Washington, April tions in, plants of the United States Steel corporation were denounced as "a brutal system of Industrial In the senate labor and education committee's report on the proposed eight-hour law for jfoyernment con- tract labor, Just submitted. "This government Is bound In Its own defense, for citizenship. Its life, to Interpose between the strong andi the the repwrt declares. "No man can meet the obligations and discharge the of cltlcenshlp Ih a gorernnwit who in In body through tvcb Heart Disease GJven as the immedi- r ate Ga.use ;of Been Suffering Frbm! -bfabetes ane Attendant Digestive -'Disturbances but Had- Just Returned. From the South in Apparently improved Health New York, April Grant !e dead. The news, flashed; from the 'bpartments of Major; General Fred- erick Dent Grant ut ingham, sent a shock through-the city such as that which startled the .whole country upon the death of his father twenty-seven years ago. The news was far more, sudden. It came less than an hour after the first had been sounded that General Grant was seriously illi: The alarm it had come before it Dad been gen- erally learned that the general was In the city, as his presence here had been kept a secret. "Get a physician quick, the general IB dying." A bellboy was sent to the office of Dr. Abbey, nearby, but the physician was not at home. Mrs. Grant was no- tified and, chafing at the delay, she cried back hysterically: "Get an ambulance. Get anybody." The alarm was sent to police head- quarters, from which 'an-'ambulance was dispatched. Calls were put in at random also for physicians in the Fifth avenue district and within a few min- utes two had responded. When the ambulance arrived.-wlthin four minutes of the alarriClt -was said that General Grant probably was dy- ing. He was in too" dangerous a con- dition to be removed' and the. 'ambu- lance drove away. View Reports With .Caution. The alarm over his' dondition had aroused all the newspaper" offices, in most of which the reports were re- garded with caution, InV.View of the fact that General Grant's presence here was not known. Many newspa- per men were on the a few minutes, however, but as 'none was al- lowed to go to the apartments the act state of affairs wan a ot doubt until an end was .put to all when the hotel to repeat over the "General Grant is The first hand information as to the cause of death was but later It was. stated that the causer-was-heart failure, following diabetes4 arid at- tending digestive disturbances. The following statement-.was made by General Grant's 'attending physi- cians, Doctors Abbey antf Beach: 'General Frederick D. Grant died suddenly of heart failure without pre- monition at, the Buckingham hotel, where he had only -Just retired ap- parently, irf better condition than tor several weeks. He had returned from his recent trip much 'Improved and looking remarkably well. His physical since his re- turn has given no special .'anxiety to his physicians, who had'cotifcratulated him on hla good health.-' ,He'expressed himself as feeling his re- newed strength, "General Grant been suffering from diabetes and Attendant di- gestive disturbances, which iteemid, to be con- ._: Sketch of Career of General Frederick D. Grant. Major General Frederick Dent Grant, the eldest son "of Ulysses S. Grant, the eighteenth president of the United States, was born at St. Louis, May 30, 1850. He was with his father during a part of. the Civil war, wit- nessed the capture of Forts Henry and Donelson and went with hie father's command through the Virginia cam- Taft and Roosevelt Admirers Engage IP Riotous Demonstration at Bay City and Police and Militia Are Necessary to Maintain Any Sem- blance of Will Go Before Chicago Convention. Bay City, Mich., April and Roosevelt men in Michigan politics, refusing any basis of compromise after twenty-four hours of conferences, at the state Republican convention at- tempted to put a quant of delegates into a pint measure and in so doing precipitated one of the most bitter conventions in the history of the state. Two sets of leaders and delegates, Taft and Roosevelt, fought out their Issues to the point -where statei militia, police and sergaant-at-arma were needed to maintain a or- derly procedure. As a result oommit- :ee of the Republican national conven- ion at Chicago June will be re- lulred to determine whether Taft delegates at or an equstf num- ber of "Roosevelt delegates at large rom Michigan shall be seated. Taft leaders seating of he six delegates at large would make no difference in the Michigan." state delegation; In that the mrious district conventions outside, of the state, con- tention had named inone than ersough delegates to make certain the vote of Michigan for Taft. Veritable Pandemonium Reigns. Roosevelt jduring the con- tusion, in the -hall took fir; paign. He witnessed also the. fights at the midst of'a, veritable pandemonium; when. voice; could be.heard Corinth, feet away, the form of. Organizing; the 'convention with .Speaker the Michigan louse.of representatives as tersburg. After the war young Grant 'entered West Point and was graduated In 187.1. For a year, he served a .civil engi- neer for the Union Pacific railway and in'1872 accompanied General Sherman on a trip to Europe. On his return- he Joined.his regiment in the army. He served as an aide-de-camp of General Sheridan and too.k part in the campaigns against the Indians. He served with Major General Stanley in the Yellowstone expedition arid in 1874 in the Black Hills expedition, after which he accompanied his father around the world. He resigned his commission as colo- nel in the army in 1881 and for a ber of years was engaged in various enterprises. He was appointed minis- ter to Austria by President Harrison In 1888, but resigned on the election of Mr. Cleveland to the presidency. Under ;the reform administration of Mayor Strong he was one of. New TAFT CAPTURES KENTUCKY Roosevelt Men Will Contest for State? Delegates at Large. Louisville, April 12. Kentucky's four delegates from the state at large to the Republican national convention were instructed to vote for President Taft by the state convention here, but the Roosevelt leaders in Kentucky will carry the contest to the national con- vention in an effort to unseat them. The action of the convention com- pletes the Kentucky delegation of iwenty-six, of twenty-three are instructed for Taft and three for Roosevelt. Four of Taft's district delegates and two of Roosevelt's are contested. mm Carpenters Win Strike. Chicago, April agreement was reached to settle the strike of union carpenters who suspend- ed work several weeks ago. The men are to receive an Increase of 5 cents an hour. Mexican Rebels Take Parral. Jiminez, Mex., April fell into the hands o" the rebels. The hum ber of the enemy which looked so large to General Cam pa in the hour of his defeat proved to be a force of only 700. They escaped, leaving behind them a rapid firer and a mortar, prev- iously captured from the Liberals. MASS MEETING TO END STRIKE Textile Workers Expected to Vote to Return to Work. Lawrence, Mass., March ther steps designed to bring about an immediate "ending of the textile strike were taken. For the first time since the riotous demonstrations of ttae early stages of the strike permit was granted for an open -air .masn meeting of the strikers.. It -seems likely that the meeting will result in a vote to return to work. The proposition of the American Woolen company, which provides for ah increase from B to .25 per cent, time And a quarter pay for overtime wtftK trtifi A readjustment of the elected their delegates and- adopted resolutions instructing them-, to, vote constantly and faithfully for the npm-. nation of Theodore Roosevelt and .for 'a progressive platform jmeasuring. up to the requirements of, the .Twentieth century civilization." t Militia and police of the lonvention hall when attempts were made to attack speakers on the stage. Several flst fights occurred on the loor. After he had waited three hours to make a speech former Senator Bevdr- dge stated to the leaders on the stage that he would decline to deliver his1 scheduled address in view of the fact :hat two conventions were being held. When Temporary Chairman Fellows, of the Taft forces, took the gavel and the.Roosevelt men began withdrawing from the armory the confusipn sub- sided to a degree and the Taft dele- gates began their organization. Contest Goes to Chicago. Frank Kncx, Roosevalt leader, said tie would cease the fight on. the floor of the state convention and the fight to the credentials the Chicago nationaj convention. The militia, police and sergeants-at- nrms received their instructions from the. opposing factions. Shields ..'or- dered them to admit only those dele- gates with cards bearing the signature of Secretary Paul H. King of the state committee. Chairman Knox instructed the guards to allow no one to enter unless he carried a card bearing his signature. After receiving the conflicting or- ders the guards walked across the practically vroant armory to the large Iront doors. A few minutes later the doors were opened, but only the delegates bearing cards signed by Secretary King were admitted. Thus Taft forces filled the hall despite frantic efforts of the Roosevelt men to gain entrance through the side doors, windows and the basement. While Secretary King attempted to get a vote on the question of tem- porary chairman Roosevelt delegates entered the hall through transoms ever doors. Police fought and ejected gome of .them. CANT FTED ALLEGES VOLCANO Panamans Say Chlrlqul Peak Has Been Slandered. Panama, April disclosed the erroneous nature of the report that thousands of persons had been killed and Indian villages swept away by the eruption of Chlrlqul peak near Bocas del Toro, In Panama. There has been no eruption of Chlrlqui peak and Panamans are at a loss to know how such a report originated. MRS. B. M. LA Will Speak in California in Behalf of Her Husband. MRS. LA FOLL'ETTE TO SPEAK She'll Tell Californians Why Husband Should Be President. San Francisco, April Kase, president of the state La Foi- lette league, announced that Mrs. Foll-ette would conduct a speecharak- Ing campaign in California In thrf'li- terest of her husband's candidacy (I for the Republican nomination dent. She will accompany the senatorto California after the and will'make addresses'to'the womifi voters in the principal cities. STRIKE CONFERENCE MAKING PROGRESS Hard Goal Miners and Operato i r Philadelphia, April 12. The mlttee of miners and operators pointed at the conference tot take the work of trying to reach, an. agree- ment on a new working- for the .anthracite mind workers a three hours' aession here and. conclusion gave out a'brief statemen that progress had been. made.- committee will go into session agiUlu No statement as to the result of committee's labor will be- made-'until it report Is ready to presented ,rt the full committee of operators miners. v v Both operators and miners themselves as satisfied .with-the ress made. One of the members (rf the committee "There was a general discusoiou of the differences between us.. It tootok range. We touched on almost every point. of difference and we 'can- not tell when wie will get through, have hardly begun." SAYS NO BOLT WILL OCCUR Senator DIxpn Derides Talk: of promise Candidate. ori a statement issued by the Taft bureau which averred that the talk of a compromise candidate- was a Roosevelt suggestion, to faces" of his managers Senator Dixon, the Roosevelt manager, .said: are out to nominate Roosevelt. No talk about a compromise candi- date emanated from these- headquar- ters. 'Nor have we any thought bolting. 'That cry, wired McKinley, is a pure bluff; 'The Tiit forces know they are beaten. Whom, Pennsylvania registers -Its- verdict 'In. the primaries on Saturday Taft will make ready to quit the race or. go into the Chicago convention to take his ROOSEVELT HAS ST. LOUIS His Supporters Elect Delegates 'May Carry State 'Convention.' i St. Louis, April The St. Lonla county Republican convention tpraag a surprise at Clayton on the Taft lead- ers by electing a solid Roosevelt dele- gation to the state convention. According to the Roosevelt leadwt tills will Roosevelt of the convention and will give Mai the four delegates at large- front aouri with the state's Are Bound by Unit New York, April delegation ninety inemWrs unlnstructed tor any presidential candidate, hut hovnd hy the unit rule, wat'ohoMik to. ,V.-------. oni ijilem, approved ty coavcntlflh la RESULTS ON THE DIAMOW American Association. At Indianapolis 4, St. Paul 5. At Louisville 9, Minneapolis At S, Milwaukee 1. At 41, Hansas City 4. National Ueague. At Brooklyn S. New York It. At Boston 7. Philadelphia At Cincinaatl 10, Chicago f. American At 4, Wl At Chtrtjo St. At _, i i ;