Fond Du Lac Daily Commonwealth, August 21, 1913

Fond Du Lac Daily Commonwealth

August 21, 1913

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Daily Commonwealth, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1913, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin PHONE NUMBERS. Job' Printing Advi and Editorial Room .356 Build for better to- niorrow by advertising today .the dally newspaper that goec the homes. VOL. XL ill, NO. 308 FOND DU LAC, WISCONSIN, THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1913 PRICE TWO CENTS WILLIAM DYER'S BODY RECOVERED; IS FOUND NEAR SCENE OF WRECK Jesuit Missionary at Juneau, Alaska, Wires that Body MORE COMPLEX is Positively Identified and is Being Held at Juneau-News is Confirmed NOT MORE CRITICAL SEARCHERS DETECT OBJECT ON WAVES Body Will be Sent to Kaukauna for Interment Where Wife and Infant Child of Dead Man Lie SOLVING THE HUERTA PUZZLE Buried-Four Bodies Missing One of the distressing leaturcs ot the State of California shipwreck in Cambier Bay Sunday the faJlurc- to recover the body of William A. Dyer of this city who perished in the disaster, was relieved today when a message came trom Father Braun, a Jesuit missionary, at Juneau, Alaska, gaying that the body of Dyer has been recovered from the sea and it is now at Juneau waiting transportation to Seattle. Searchers who have been at the scene of the tragedy since the boat went down Sunday morning espied a black object floating upon the sea. Investigation revealed that it was a body of a man, and later it was found that it was the body of Wil- liam A. Dyer, the travelling compan- ion of Paul Neacy, now on his way to Seattle on one of the morgue ships. "There can be no wires Father Braun, "but this body is that of Mr. Dyer. Identification has been absolute. The body is being held here pending the arrival of a south- bound steamer which will take it to Seattle. Wash." The discovery of Dyer's body was made not far from the place where the State of California sank on that eventful and tragic moment. Ever since the went down a small ocean going steamer has been patrol- ling the coast in the vicinity of the uncharted rock that scut ths ship to the bottom. The telegram does not say when the body was found, but it is pre- sumed that it within 21 hours of the time the boat sank, since it is now in Juneau and presumably it was conveyed there by the ship that picked up a number of the survivors and put in to Juneau to land those who were in a serious condition from the shock and exposure. Seven ot these survivors are in a hospital at Juneau. The body of Mr. Dyer will undoubt- edly be brought to Kaukauna, Wis., where his wile and infant child are buried. Mr. Dyer's life has been one of sad misfortunes. Alter being married but two years, death entered his home and took from it his wife and child. He was at that time in the grocery business at Kaukauna and was doing well. The loss ot his wife and child led him to leave that city, and later it has been stated he mat- riculated at the Milwaukee Medical college. He was president of the Junior class at Marquette, and would have graduated from that institution next spring had his life spared. Ralph Neacy, who left Milwaukee Wednesday, to meet his brother Paul who is due in Seattle either tonight or tomorrow morning, will probably remain in tho west to meet body and accompany it home. Launches patrolling the sea in the vicinity of tho wreck this afternoon reported by wireless that with 34 fathom sounding lines they were un- able to touch bottom in the bay where tho boat went clown. Now lour bodies arc missing, there being eleven in all recovered with of Dyer. Relatives ot William Dyer in Mil- waukee today confirmed the report that his body had been found. President Wilson and Secretary Bry- an Are Seeking Some New Plan to Clarify Situation. DIGGS IS GUILTY; IPROF. E. R. JOHNSON FACES PRISON Former State Architect to be Senterced September 2 HIGHLY HONORED WIFE IS PRESENT IN COURT Jury Takes Nine Counsel Plans Penalty Is Five Years. San Francisco, Aug. guilty of violating the Mann act which forbids the transportation of a woman from one state to another for immoral purposes, Maury I. Diggs, former architect of California, faces a maxi- mum penalty of five years in the peni- tentiary or a minimum of oue year, at the discretion of the court. Diggs, his wife, mother, father an-1 three aunts and Mrs. F. Drew Cami netti, whose husband's trial begins to- day, and Mrs. Anthony Gamine.tti were in the court when the verdict was read. There were six counts in the indictment and the jury .found Diggs guilty on four. Take Nine Ballots. The case given to the Jurors at 4: SO in the afternoon and they took a recess fbr dinner soon afterward. They resumed the consideration ot the about eight o'clock at night and after a total of three hours and five minutes spent "in deliberation reached a'verdict. Nine'ballots "were taken by the jury and from the first the' jurors were unanimous for conviction on the first four on the fifth, charging the defendant with persuading, advis- ing and inducing Marsha Warrington to go from Sacramento to Reno for immoral purposes, and on the sixth, charging the same offense with re- spect tp Lola Norris, they were as ob- stinately disagreed. With reference to Marsha Warring- ton the vote stood seven for acquittal and five for conviction for the nine consecutive ballots. W-ith reference to Lola Norris the vo.te stood ten for con- viction and two tor acquittal, likewise fur the nine consecutive ballots. Sentence CVue September 2. Sentence will be pronounced a week from Tuesday, September" 2. Judge Van'Fleet'set the bail at on each count, making In all. I. P. Diggs, the "defendant's father, and Marshall Diggs, his uncle, were both ready with "bonds in the amount Bamed, and United States Commis- sioner Kruil was ready to accept them. Counsel for the defense announced that they would appeal to the highest court in the land and asked for ten days In which to petition for a writ of error to the United States circuit court of appeals. By the United Press Associations. Washington, D. C., Aug. locked" described the situation today between the United States and Mex- ico. Non-recognition of the Huerta ad- ministration is the obstacle. Presi- dent Wilson is standing pat in his re- fusal to recognize the de facto gov- ernment. Difficulties with Mexico were offi- cially recognized today as being more complex if not more critical. The administration is waiting fur- ther advices from John Lind while Lind is apparently waiting further orders from Washington with Presi- dent Huerta declaring that it is this government's next move. Despite unofficial reports here and in Mexico City that Huerta had re- jected the proposed mediation plan, a report given credence today in diplo- matic circles here was that Huerta regards the plan as having never been diplomatically submitted to him. He contends, it is reported, that by failure of this government to recog- nize his administration he has not ard cannot receive any suggestions from it. But he is willing to continue semi-official conferences. This latter stand of Huerta was re- garded today by the administration UF the most hopeful sign in the con- troversy. Officials here feared that Kuerta will absolutely refuse to en- tertain any further or modified pro- posals from the United States until his administration is recognized. Halts Whole Problem. This is the stumbling block of the DULL DAYS FOR GRANDPA FONDY LANDS THE N. P. L CONVENTION M'GOVERN NAMES ATHLETIC BOARD FORCES LINED UP ON THAW'S BATTLE Prisoner Views Whole Proceed- ings as Conspiracy SAYS TRUTH WILL PREVAIL Supplementary Warrant Is Issued by Immigration Use if Habeas Corpus Succeeds. National Fraternal League Here in 1914 MILWAUKEE MAN AT THE HEAD Chief Topic of Discussion Is Proposed Schedule of Rates to Comply with New Law. [Milwaukee Gets Two Members of Boxing Commission Former Waupun Man on Public Service Commission IN STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA Two Business Changes in Waupun This Notes of the City. Spec lal to Tlio Daily Commonwealth. Waupun, Wis., Aug. Em- ory R. Johnson, a lormer Waupun boy who is an instructor in the Uni- versity of Pennsylvania, has been ap- pointed a member the new Public Service Commission of This commision has full power to reg- ulate the service and charges of rail-1 roads, street railways and 23 other kinds or public service corporations. Mr. Johnson, accompanied by his v.jfe, sailed August 12 for Europe where he willl confer with the Brit- ish Board of Trade, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, the Suez Canal comapny j and the German Bureau of Regisuy.' Two business changes have been made this week by R. E. Koons pur- chasing the Fairbanks restaurant, and Will Zoellner, of Berlin, purchas- ing the Kamphins harness shop. I The Congregational, Methodist arid Union Sunday 'schools will hold a joint picnic Tuesday, August 26, UK' I mled Pi i'ss Associations. Madison, Wis., only in importance to the appoint- ment of the boxing commission, was the naming today by Governor Mc- Govern of tho men who will have charge of the Wisconsin exhibit at the Panama exposition in 1915. Tne following were named to be members of the commission: John T. Murphy, Superior: A. W. Prohn, Wausau, pres- ent member of the fair board, and Dr. A. J. Provost of Oshkosh. Tlie legislature" appropriated for the Wisconsin exhibit. 150 LUTHERANS AT THE JOINT SYNOD Mr. and Mrs. K. B, Thompson aud children have returned to Gleasou, after a Tow (lays' visit at the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. M. Terry, 417 Clinton street. Continued on page thiee. SULZER'S RIVAL IS GAINING State Board Gives Glyhn Rooms for Use as Acting Governor of I New York. Albany. N. Y., Aug H. Glynn was recognized as acting gov- ernor of New York by the board of trustees of public buildings. Two rooms In the capitol were designed as "the executive chamber" for his use These were the assembly parlor and a committee room, both on the third floor. i The executive offices to which the impeached Governor Sulzer clings ire on the second floor. A clash of authority between the rival governors may follow. Mr. Glynn announced he would call on the execu-' tlve clerical staff, which has remained loyal to Sulzer, for any service that, might be needed. An attempt at dis- missal will follow refusal of any era-j ploye to either claimant to tho govern vrshlp. You can't satisfy a hungry man We feel sorry for the chap who with empty honors. known only as his wife's husband. Kansas City, Mo. Aug. by the new spirit of road building in Missouri, thousands of volunteers marched forTn'trom nearly every coun- ty in the state to become a part of Governor Major's army of 350.000 strong, which, in response to his proc- lamation, began a two days' campaign that was expected to add in betterments to the public highways of the common wealth. This, tho first state-wide movement in favor of better roads, was expected not only to mark an epoch in the de- velopment of Missouri, but to offer an example that would be followed by other states, and thus lead to the im- provement of highways all over the United States "This movement will unite the farm and the said the road over- seers as a message of encouragement to tho workers. "It will bv'ng the city and the coun- try districts closer was the reply of the- volunteer laborers, who were Ro brimful of enthusiasm that they needed no encouragement. A spirit of rivalry among the coun- ties, each of which wanted to make the best record during the two days, promised much for the general result. "Let ours be tho banner was the slogan of every community. Governor and Mrs. Hodges of Kan- eas came to Missouri to give their ac- tive support to the work. They were guests of Governor and Mrs. Major. The two governors donned their over- alls and, setting out from Jefferson City, were among the first to get on the field of action. Mrs. Hodges aided in serving to the workers fried chick- en which had been prepared by Mrs. Major. Big Meeting Under Way at Green May be De- ferred Till Friday. Special to The Polly Commons I'.iltii. Green Baj, Wis., Aug. twelfth biennial session ot tho joint I'lithcran synod of Wisconsin, Min- nesota and Michigan this morning hoard reports of the credential corn- mi tec at which (imp it shown nearly J50 delegates were in attend- ance, Prof. Johannes Meyer, of -Vow Uliu, j Minn., road paper, "Brotherhood ot this morning and a lengthy discussion followed. 'Ihis afternoon the report of the treasurer ami heads ot tho several Lutheran institutions were, presented. Nominations arc; bcint; marie 10- day and it is possible tho e.ection will not take phio until some time on Friday. PROBE JUDGE SPEER'S ACT I Attorney General's Agents Have In- I vestigatcd Conduct of Cnlumet and Fleela, and the Stv perior mines havo resumed the ship nient of ore. to the mills. PIONEER G. 0. P. MAN DIES Herman Silver, One of, Founders of Republican Party in Illinois, Exoires. Los Angeles, Aug. Sil- ver, railroad and public official at various times of California, Colorado and Illinois during more than half a century, died here. He was eighty- two years old. Silver Oue of ihe organizers of the Republican party In Illinois. Ha went to Denver In 1874, later moving west to California. Madison, Wis., Aug. for immorality among young girls of Wis- t was placed principally on their parents by Dr. C. A. Harper, secre- tary of the state board of control, in, testifying before the special legisla- tive vice committee at its first ses- sion here. "Lack of surveillance by chaperons, social ambitions of parents, late hours, suggestive dances, immodest dresses, automobile rides, telephones, stimulating food and drink, and or- ganizations of boys to ostracize girls from society who refuse to submit to their willl are 'some of the principal causes of the social evil among the better classes ot citizens of Wiscon- said Dr. Harper. Remedies suggested by him were stricter watch by parents, less sug- gestive clothes, wholesome food, earl.v retiring hours, and elimination of the automobile and telephone from the use of the young women. PICNIC AT LINDEN BEACH. About seventy members of the Knights of Pythias and their ladies had a very enjoyable picnic Wednes- day afternoon at Linden Beach. The afternoon was spent In games, bath- ing, etc., and at 6 o'clock a basket sup per was served. Tito knights played one-old-cat. ;