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Urbana Daily Courier (Newspaper) - May 23, 1912, Urbana, Illinois, the Urbana Dally courier. dec 6 1887 a a a a a a Ana cot Jomier Herald. Vol. Xiv. No. 142 a Champaign county a Herald. A a established dec. 5, 1w7 a a a a a a a f a vsi5$ Urbana Illinois thursday May 23, 1912�?eight pages. Price two cents ill Cutti a White Star officials charged with incompetency. Crew denounced Michigan senator will make plea for legislation which will make such another horror an impossibility. A a 1 a Iff a Washington May 23.�?a scathing arraignment j. Bruce Ismay and the White Star line officials in new York a Stern denunciation Many members the a pick up Crew the titanic Crew and sweeping charges incompetency in the management the line will be made in the report the special subcommittee appointed to investigate into the titanic disaster by the United states Senate which will be Given to the Senate. A a the report will be submitted by chairman William Alden Smith Michigan who has Laboured almost incessantly since the afternoon hey was dispatched to new York to meet the carpathia and begin gathering facts first hand. It senator Smith has completed his speech which. He will deliver with the submission the report and in which he will make an Earnest plea for the enactment legislation which a will make such another horror As that the titanic impossible. Ismay severely criticized. The report spares neither j. Bruce Ismay nor his subordinates in new York whose juggling with , after receiving news from Montreal that the titanic had sunk is savagely criticized. Emphasis is Laid the cruelty sending out such a a dispatch As that received by representative Hughes West a Irginia whose daughter was the titanic with her husband and was told in a Telegram signed White Star line that a the titanic was being towed into Halifax. Direct responsibility for the Accident is Laid captain�?T�sipith., and it is pointed out that had the heeded the warnings ice sent him by the Amer Ika and other vessels the lives the 1,631 victims would have been saved. Pointing out that the Speed the titanic just before she struck the iceberg was 24% Miles an hour and that it had been steadily increased after receiving ice warnings by Telegraph the report asserts that the presence Board Ismay the managing director the line and Andrews the constructor for Harlan amp quot Wolf the constructors was undoubtedly a incentive to making this great Speed. It is stated that president Ismay who got away safely was advised immediately the danger while Many the passe�ger8 Wele not the Impact. Although equal in momentum to the Impact the combined broadsides Twenty great battleships being scarcely Felt the vessel such was her giant size and tremendous stability. The report recites that the a pickup quot Crew with which the White Star line manned the vessel were unacquainted with each other and their duties. There was the utmost confusion when the Vesser struck. It is noted that the weather was Clear and perfect the sea being Calm with no swell conditions that would have been Ideal for the saving All hands Board had there been but adequate life saving apparatus and adequate sailors to Man them. But although there was room in the lifeboats for 1,0.76 persons the report says but 704 persons were put into them owing to the disorganized and disorderly condition the Crew. Special stress is Laid the utter failure the quot Junior a officers who were among the first to leave the ship to make any Effort whatever to Rescue Many those in the water for whom room might easily have been found in the lifeboats. The report riddles the assertion Many the members the Crew that the sudden drop in Tho temperature which was noted and testified to by almost every witness placed under examination was no warning the approach ice. 7 Boata insufficiently manned. Concerning the lifeboats it is reported that none them had compasses Only three had lights All were insufficiently manned and none t by sailors. The indifference such officers and warrant officers As my get into the boats to the cries distress is caustically a oriented upon. In the general criticism the con duct the Crew and the insufficiency the life saving apparatus comment s made the statement the look be ,0�Berg much earlier in time Marine glasses they could have Stiffit a the iceberg much earlier in time Mafte to have abide the frightful collision. When the collision came the Effort to. Avoid it by the officers working for Many minutes Only the telephoned warning that came from the a raw a served Only to expose the weakest part the vessel the the collision. The Bilges which Moffite pierced by the Berg were he least braced any part the Structure while at the Point in the bows Tho ship which was struck the water tight compartments were the largest thus admitting into a a few compartments water enough to sink the vessel which As the report Points out had been described As a practically unsinkable and the last word in Marine United presbyterians at Seattle. Seattle wash., May 23.�?the general Assembly the United presbyterian Church North America opened Hoe fast night with the usual Sermon the retiring Moderator . J. Scouller. Today s sessions were Given up to routine business and reports committees and tonight there will be a popular meeting foreign missions at which addresses will be made by George innies and Rev j k. Mcclurkin. Was swimming thirty Yards from ship when she Sank. De. Doskin last Man to leave iii fated Steamer will Tell Story at Illinois theater has relatives at Lasalle. De Doskin the last survivor . The titanic to leave the ill fated ship before she foundered arrived in this City today to appear As an extra feature at the Illinois theater for the re Maindi the week beginning tonight. Manager Moor booked Doskin while in Chicago wednesday and immediately wired the courier her Ald to that effect. A the survivor has a thrilling Story to relate that will be Well Worth hearing. He is expected to be a big drawing card. Was Enro Ute to Lasalle. Doskin arrived in this City at 12 10 this afternoon. He is a Young Man eighteen years old. And distinctly English his propensity for dropping his has being very pronounced Ilia Home is in London and at the time a a the titanic disaster he was bound for Lasalle 111., to visit an Uncle. Upon reaching new York the White Star line steamship co. Gave him $30 and a ticket to Lasalle. He started for the latter City but while in a Tovim in Kentucky met Billie Lynch the Well known minstrel Man. After hearing Doskins Story Lynch induced him to go into vaudeville and arraigned to become his manager. Doskin -. Has. Twenty five thirty photographic slides titanic scenes and lie devotes from fifteen minutes to an hour to answering questions put to him by members the audience. The length time he gives his number depends entirely upon the interest manifested by his hearers. Dosin upon receiving the ticket and Money from the while Star line people signed a receipt without Reading it but it is believed that he Wall red All claims against the company. He has retained a lawyer however and expects to recover big damages. Was near when ship went Down. A a i rushed deck after feeling the Shock the collision with the ice Berg a said Doskin to a courier her Ald reporter. A soon the work getting the women and children into the lifeboats began and i realized that the ship was in danger. I remained deck until All who survived the catastrophe had left and i am satisfied hat i am the last Man alive to leave the titanic. A when it became apparent that the ship could stay a Short time longer i removed All my clothing except my underwear and jumped into the sea. My departure was Well timed for i was swimming Only thirty Yards from the ship when she dived to the Bottom. I expected to be drawn into the Whirlpool and drowned but to my Surprise did not feel the lea3t suction. The water was like ice and my body became so numb that i was almost helpless. Finally when so exhausted that i was about to give up the struggle i found a piece wreckage i then lost consciousness and when picked up by the carpathia the next Day was totally Palal Zed. Gradually i recovered and being Given $30 and a ticket to Lasalle this state continued my manager Moor the Illinois secured Doskin thirty minutes notice. The latter had appeared the stage Only twice both times in Chi Cagot when he was booked for the Illinois. Will bring body to Urbana. The remains John Hutson who died suddenly from heart disease at Melville Canada one Day last week were shipped to Urbana wednesday afternoon and probably will arrive some time saturday. They will be taken to the Home Charles Tipton North Cunningham Avenue for funeral services. Interment will be made in Yearsley cemetery Northeast this City. Tkv. New members commercial club Are guests Honor. Entertainment at Crystal Lake Park Pavilion enjoyed by about two Hundred persons next social affair in july. The Urbana commercial club demonstrated to about two Hundred guests at Crystal Lake Pavilion wednesday night knows How to entertain As Well As to promote the City a financial and Industrial interests. This was the occasion the reception by the club to new members recruited during the big Campaign last Winter and by Way variety a program was Given which proved highly entertaining. The Odd Fellows orchestra opened with a selection which was followed by an address Welcome by vice president c. D. Rourke speaking in the absence president s. W. Love who is in Arkansas. Clinton Brown sings. Clinton Brown this City a favorite with to in City lovers vocal music Sang two solos and then came an interesting and amusing Chalk talk by Charles Morgan. A japanese sword dance by two japanese students tie University proved a decided Novelty. D. Rourke told a number his Best stories and tie orchestra played the closing number. The remainder the evening was spent in dancing and in partaking refreshments. Committee is rewarded. The Success the affair is ample Reward to the tireless efforts drs. B. Warner and j. J. Ila More and Frank t. Carson who compel to the entertainment committee the commercial club. Everything was conducted strictly informal Lin it s and everybody present shared the e thus ism which made the evening Rass so pleasantly. I the next social function a the commercial club takes place and plans Are already under Way to make it an elaborate affair. It will be in the nature a big Basket dinner at Crystal Lake Park and an attempt will be made to secure several speakers honoured in Church and school special memorial services at first methodist Church next sunday patriotic speakers in schools. The service sunday morning at the first methodist Church will be a memorial service coining As it does so near to decoration Day. Besides calling attention to our Soldier dead the pastor will read a list those who have departed this life during Bis pastorate and kindly requests that All who attend this service bring a bouquet Large Small if convenient in memory a departed one and the mercy and help department the Epworth league will Send them to cheer the living. It is Well that we often revive the precious memory those we love and have lost awhile and it is desired that All the members and friends the congregation join in making this a service Long to be Ushers win take charge the Flowers at Trio door. The pastor we Ili a a deliver a Sermon in keeping with lib Caslon. All visitors and strangers. In the City Are invited to attend this service. Services at. Schools. memorial services will be held in the a Public schools Urbana ii Friday afternoon and All old soldiers Are requested to attend at the school House nearest them. Speakers have been assigned As follows Thornburn High school Rev. W. O. Hombaker and Rev. E. A Stevens. Webber . L. Browder. Leal . E. Williamson and Frank t. Carson. Lincoln a a Miller and c. Yvo. Richards. Hays prof. J. W. Hays and Llev. S. Yvo. team Sisters from Convent bruised and horse fatally Hurt. Driver Sticks to his seat and saves occupants cab from possible death four have a close Call. Four Sisters from not re Dame Convent in Champaign confined in a closed Cul it bad a narrow escape from death in a runaway while returning from the burial sister Mary by Drobna Cummins at so Mary a cemetery this morning. One Tho horses which belong to the Chester Transfer co., was injured to badly that it will die. A p Driver saves passengers. Tho bravery the Driver in sticking to his seat and keeping horses in the Road no doubt saved the passengers. All four Wen severely bruised. The Driver was unhurt. The funeral sister ily Drona was conducted at 9 Elov Utby . J. Vagner and was largely attended by both catholics and boy May sue Motorist Harry Cox run Down by machine catches number and learns identity owner Harry Cox messenger boy at the Western Union office who was run Down by an automobile race , late a wednesday afternoon today Learned that George service a farm Ron Rural rout no. .11, was the Driver the car and says he will sue the latter unless restitution is made. Cox who had just recovered from attack pneumonia was severely bruised when knocked Down by the Auto. He managed to get the number and manager Bari Martin the Western Union office immediately telegraphed to Springfield to learn the identity the owner. He was informed that George service held the License. Martin called service the Telephone this morning and was apprised the latter a unwillingness to Settle for injuries to Cox and damages to his wheel. The world is his Melon v a a i Sasu 8of election Case petitioners for contest make no headway. Miss Elizabeth a Webber this City and mrs. Mavy Pusey Justion Chicago a ladies quartet will sing and he organist mrs. Claudee Binyon. Will give several numbers. Nothing material nature brought out by examination army students evidence lacking thus far. Unless something Una Orson happens there is to be an explosion at the court House. It will be the blowing up the Champaign local option contest a. Result predicted by officials and spectators who Havo followed the Case from Day to Day and have seen witness after witness examined without site Lota evidence illegal voting. Bondsmen for. Costs approximately $500 a Day look askance at the growing expense continuing the hearing without Ohaneo Victory and Ninny expect the. Petition to he dismissed before tie Case proceeds much in Ruhr. Ilieva think Thajo the petitioners will clutch at straws for a few Days longer in Hopes scoring it few Points but from the present Outlook the expense will not warrant the Long Chance Point was lost. An apparently Good Point was lost by n misunderstanding this afternoon Walter Nelson a student ii argon with having voted illegally admitted under examination that tils mime was the registry list in Chicago the last time lie looked to year ago. At this san moment attorney took now life and bombarded the witness with questions it was finally disclosed that by registry list. Nelson meant the City directory. Tho latter stated hint he served a jury in Cook county two years. To now considers Champaign his Home. Joseph Billew student testified that to came to Champaign for Tho Solo purpose attending Tho University Anil bad made no plans for the future. Tie stated that the last summer vacation was spent at his mothers Homo in a Henlon no it Chicago lie having Meen employed at a Bank in the latter City. A noticeable feature is that most the Young men summoned testify to being compelled to work their Way through . Morse Back Home return8 from Europe much improved in health. Hopes to live Many year by Caro fully following out advice his physicians. Now York May 2��?Charles a. Morse returned to now York from a stay three months in Europe greatly improved in health Llu is almost the Morse the Days Eforo to got into financial difficulties which led to his imprisonment in Tho Federal prison at Atlanta from which be was paroled by president Taft. Morse and Bis wife wore the passenger list a quot . And mrs. Mor re so to said this listing was the fault the booking agent in Paris the accommodations the ship were engaged by Telephone Anil the spelling the name was phonetic quot i have Boen engaged solely in regaining in a measure my health a said the cd Floan Cler. A two Woro in Italy and Germany most Tho time. I spent a month at Wiesbaden with great Benefit. A the doctors Tell me that if i hold my own and have no setbacks and am careful and do not subject myself to any undue Strain i May live a Long time. I want to live As Long As i can and for that reason i am going to follow medical . S. Intervenes in cuban uprising marines sail from league Island Navy Yard to join forces at guat Anamos american property seized special to courier Herald. A Washington d. C., May 23.�?five Hundred marines were ordered to sail from league Island Navy Yard today by Secretary year Meyer to join the forces now at Guantanamo Cuba. Stations along the Atlantic coast were notified to hold marines in readiness for immediate movement americans in Cuba have notified the state department that their property has been seized by rebels and that their lives Are endangered. Will give musical program an interesting musical program will be Given at the first Baptist Church next sunday evening at 7 30 a chorus choir will sing three numbers quot under the direction George m. Bennett. There will be solos by Ben Hur to give circus. Bal Harsev court no. 2, tribe Ben Hur will give a Olmis mul fair in m. A a. Ball Champaign tonight members Tho twin City orders participating. Beaus will be tilled As Money. Fifteen Twenty gifts will be Given away. Or. And mrs Lindley to entertain. Or. And mrs. Murloh Lam lies wit to Host and hostess to senior 4 i Alpha Delta fraternity at a dinner party this fares go to trolley Day has Many new features. Champaign and Urbana business men play baseball at West end Park a May pole dance and concert tonight. Ideal weather mid heavy Street car Tiafilo the hitter due to the Ninny novel amusement features it Wen. End Park Are expected to make his the Banner trolly Day one ret aside each year which Trio Street railway company donates Tho promo cd Cor patronage to use Julia f. Burnt am Hospital. I Romig women Ore acting is conductors both Tho Orego and cd Macli and John . Business men play baseball. This afternoons trolley Day attraction is a baseball game at West end Park Between Tenuis representing the Urbana commercial club and Tho Champaign chamber Commerce. Following is Uto inc up Urbana Kennedy Catcher Kling Ell offer Pitcher Mcdonough first base to Rhuls second base Bote Davis third Bashi close left Field ,.right hold Korn Center Field in gulp Short Stop. Champaign John Somers Batcher Harrington Pitcher Mcquay first base Schultz second base nay Nelson shortstop it Schwa Lutzka third base Guy cram lot Flohl Ernest Collins Center Field Charles Thompson right hold tonight a features Are Trio repetition Tho University May Polo twice and an open air band concert both at West end Park. Two Are severely shocked by motor Roy Lanham and George Reilly. Employed at University knocked Down by Contact with motor. Toy anti him and George Ito Illy employed at Trio University were knocked Down Aud badly shocked by 500 volts electricity from a motor which they were assisting in moving Wones Duy Tornton a Helper had been sent to shut off the Power and it appears that lie threw the wrong switch for when the Young men started to work the motor they found to their sorrow that it was fully charged. Attn Lute says that bystanders thought he was dead and borrowed accordingly but witnesses declare that it was Lanham himself who Laboured under that delusion and that they saw at once that the motor had not Dono the a Ilcheson for him. Reilly was More severely shocked than Bis companion. Both Wero at work horse from Indianapolis ind. Otto shuck mounted family Mare covers 116 Miles in three Days actual travel. Otto a shuck Indianapolis is a guest his grandparents . And mrs. Johnyv. Shuck 507 Vest Illinois Street. He Camo from the Hoos ice capital horseback starting sunday morning their favorite family horse a a Bessie and arriving in this City Yvern piday noon. He will remain two three weeks. Both the horse and rider stood the Long trip remarkably Well although they averaged about thirty eight Miles a Day. President reviews regiment. President e. J. James reviewed the University regiment wednesday afternoon and presented commissions to the commissioner officers. This will be made an annual military feature hereafter w. J. Marr has sold his interest in the tailor shop at 118 South a race Street to Fred Snyder.  n32 votes iii oks beats Taft by 25,000 preferential wins Over Wilson governors majority Bellevou to exceed that colonel a a a Preel Dent May get Rex Dele a it Gates at Large quot quot Columbus o., May 23, president Taft got Only ton out it forty two District Delegate Tho Taft Bros Volt tight lit Ohio is not finished. But will to carried into uis state Republican convention which june 3 will select six Delegate at Large to the National convention. Of a total Lens than 1,000 Dele Guies to the suite convention a Largs portion whom also a Wero named tuesday to Alt in the Utu to convention nearly completo rot uras indicate that president nearly a sufficient number to control my gift Taft control this May give the Taft manager Tho Aix Doi gatos Tux Large to renamed by Tho state Convent ion and1 probably will make Trio president total sixteen just an oven third the Ohio delegation forty eight members which will attend Tho Chicago convention. Vilh the probabilities that there May be in jul croat As official return come in it is estimated that colonel Roosevelt has a plurality no proxy mutely 25,000 Over president Taft in the popularity contest As pm pressed through the selection Tho delegates to the National convention tint carried Only three districts. There is a division in two. Harmon fsr ahead Wilson. In Ohio a first presidential preference primary conducted by Tho Domow crafts Harmon in far in the Lead . Gov. Yvo Odrow Wilson new Jersey despite Tho fact that their names Woro not printed the ticket will into a try to a al nah received a cat toting Votow Tho Dutno Oralo party provided in its Call that the Canil Idaho receiving a Trio largest i Profe Ronco Vole a Hall to porm ted to in to his own Alx delegates at a Ergo to the National convention. This will Alvo gov Critor Lirmon an Opportunity to our Lior inc Lertso his number delegates to lie Imit Moro convention. Of oven nor Harmon s majority. It is believed will exceed Tomt cd Ono Roobol Volt 1 fourteen counties for Taft. ? v completo returns from 69 Tho 88 coun Tea the Batto show that Loos in Volt carried 45 Eliom and Taft 14. Of Tho 69 governor Harmon carried it the a ame number As Hoo Sooh and in the 14 county cd carried by evils a Taft Tho Republican ticket failed to got one them. The Rural vote thou about Tho state wis Light. Senator la Mollotte got his to Ablest j vote la Tho Twenty first District where to polled 4,163 votes. In Fulton county la Folly Tea secured More votes than Taft. Adams county whore More than 1,600 voters wore disfranchised n year ago for al Long their votes gave colonel Roosevelt a majority . Nearly 1 206. A a a a a �?��?��v.-. 4bay state for direct plan Ibssa Shusett Hegje Lattis adapts res proposed Amend Anent for election May 23.�?by the favourable action the Senate Massachusetts is placed in line As Iho first state la the Union to ratify the amendment to the Federal Constitution for the director election United states senators a the Resolution was introduced in the House while the measure Wnm pending in Congress arid the Day after its proclamation to the states by Secretary Knox the lower Branch the Maasri Chusett legislature passed the Resolution. Eyvhon Tho resolve come up in the Senate for action there -w6s no debate and the vote was thirty in favor and none against. My al order doctor held a a Henry 8amuels, charge it with 8elllrig sugar Salt and. Water solution As cure All arrested. Detroit mich., he a 23.�?prol Henry Samuels a mall order a doctor who it is alleged makes $1,200 a month Selling a solution sugar Salt and water As a cure All was arrested Here at the instance prosecutor Shepard. He had an office establishment requiring 26 stenographers and a number business assistant. Samuels removed his headquarter from a Vichta kan., March 1. He his reason was because is family did. Riot like the Western a City,1 but he admitted that he had been arrested several times a but i. Always was he added. A

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