Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on October 26, 1912 · Page 1
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VOLUME XVI. NO. 2. WMkly Ragltter, Ettabllthtd 18S7. Dally RtalMer. KtUbiUhMi 1897. lOLA, KAS., OCT 26,1912—SATURDAY EVENING. 8uce«isor to th* lola Dally Raglitar, Ui« tela Dally Racord and ttia tola Dally Indax SIX PAGES GREAT WESTERN INRECEiVERSHIP CEMENT TLAJiT AT MILDRED IX FINAXriAL TROIBLES. FRANK TRAVIS IS APPOINTED LOLA MAX XAMED BY JUDOE TOL- LOI;K OF FEDERAL TOIRT. rommerre Trust rnmimny Holds a TruKt Deed for iM50,WW und IVjitUs ('oBiiinnf's AiTatrs >V»iiiid I 'l*. (By till- AssiM'iiit .tl Vn ^ssl Kansas City. Oct. 2C.— rpo" »lu' ap- .plication of the Conmieroo Trust Company, of Kansas City, Frank Travis of lolu, was api>ointeU roiM 'Ivor for thl' (Jroat Wt-sti'rn rbrtland Cfincnt Com, pan.v, wliloli opuniti's tlio larp<'St phuit In Kansas, hy Jui1p> VoUock In lli<* K«'il<'ral ronrt in Kansas City. Kansas, tmlay. Tho company's plant n»«r lola.cloHt'il throe months ano ai\(l tht> - r<>orKanltailon of ih«> company falU'il. Tlu» iifcat \Vi>st»>rn was ortjanlo'd "lnrK«'ly hy Kaii»a» Ciiy nu-n ami Its oiipllal Is tlsioil jti $),r>i>ii.iit)i>. Thi> ilrop In prlo* of o-mcnt Is iisislKn<>>l us. tho cause for tlio doslnu throe :months nut* . ! The Commerce Tr^isi t\>inpuny holds rt trust iloetl for Jl 'r.o.i'iu' of which Jlf.ti.OMO honds have he.>n sold, and 11 is asked that the alTairs of the company 'bo closed. Mr, Travis has IxM'n notlfled of his apiHiintuieut and asked to come and qualify. THE WEATHER. FORECAST FOR KAX8A8: Fair tonight and Sondajr; not macb cbange ID temperature. Data recorded at Local Office Weath er Bureau: Temperature: Highest yesterday at 2 p. m., 70; lowest this morning at 6:30 a. m., 37; normal for today 52; excesB in temperature yesterday 4 degrees;'deficiency since Jauary iBt 283 degrees. Yesterday: 6 p. m., 60; 9 p. m., 50; 12 mdt.. 44. Today: 3 a. m., 41'; 6 a .m.. 38; 9 a. m.; 54. Precipltaflon for 24 hours ending 7 a. m., today 0; excess in precipitation since January 1st 3.91 inches. Relative humidity 7 a ,m., today 96 per cent; barometer reduced (o sea level 30.18 inches. Sunrise today 6:42 a. m.; sunset .•".:30 p. m. 2,003 HAVE NOW REGISTERED Clly ClrrV Is (Jolni? Over Books Pre- limlunry to Election.—Eh-rtors Inrn>ase. I : -.1, A tolopram from Judse Pollock of thi'-C. S. Federal court, sitting at Kan sas t'itj-. Kansas, came this inornins to Frank 1-. Travis, informins him that the court had apiwinted Travis receiver for the Great Western Port. land Cement Company and that if he would qualify and accept he tnust report at once. Mr. Travis telegraphed his' acceptance and left for Kansas City this afternoon. I-ater the Asso-i jciated Press sent the above dispatch. Little additional information is available concerning the affair. The Great Western is a Kansas corporation which built and:has been operating the cement pjant at Mildred, in the i]ortheast corner of this county. Som<J difncultles were found in the final financiuK of the plant, but it •was completed and oi>erate<l for some time. It was shut down for several montlis. a- reorganization w-as announced and thi' plant ordered started up. when this word was countermanded. It is certain that fln.'snrlal Iroubles are tlic basis of the court's action In appointing a re <MMver, and It is probable that the Commerci- Trust Company holds bonds. Mr, Tr.'ivls could throw nn lU-hi on the nlluallon and declared Ihiit all the information he jiosNeHsed was conlnln- I 'd In Ills I'.'IcKr.irn • from .IiidK" I'ol- lock. He Is (inlte f.imlllar with the •cement situation and otherwise ipiall- tli'd to act ctTlcienily in the niatter. That he will he anxloun In put the plant In i> position to operate BOOK • without saying for it means a Rrent deiil to the town of Mildred .Tnd a lot to the rest of the county. Since the failure of the, long projected cement mcrRer. which was to have included iiractlcally al' of the Kansas mills, the Monarch Portland at Humboldt and the Great Western have gone into the hands of receivers A mercer was generally admitted to be the one lalvation of the stockholders, and without it the banks holding the bon^s seemed certain <o foreclose on their mortcnges. the stockholders being left bo'iiinp the s;ick. A few stiff-necked concerns, knowin? <he situation, and being despenitely situated fh< inselve.<!, knocked out the inorg- . er, b.->ping that the demise of the wenkoBt plants mit;ht prove their own salvation. Xow the banks holding the bonds seem to be drawing the lines tisht and it rempins to be seen who will escape the to'ls. General nation -i nl prosperity trndoubtedly is the onlyj hope of the Kansas industry. MR. HALL BREAKS TWO RIBS Over two thoitsand voters -have cjuallfied for t.he .ceneral election to bi' held November 5 according to figures ctmtpilod by City Clerk Uillbo this atternoon. Tlie figures are in a way unolllclal Inasmuch as the i^fty clerk simply added the registration us it appeared tijion the closInK of the books \0Kterdii .v eveulivg It Is pussl- hlo iii.ii a low names may bo stricken from the rolls as a r<'sult of a careful transcript made li< pivparlni< the poll books. 'I'he roKlslr.'itlon :is It will he. prac- tlc.illy, n\>on the poll books follows: Firs; Ward f .r .t i?eeond Ward :>."<:! Third War.l :ti'.s Four'h Ward 4«»4 Fifth Ward '-MS Sixth Ward H»! Total 2.tWS 111-' total is a slight increase ovi<r the registration for the last election but this is natural since a pmeral elec tlou nearly always brings out a full vote. rXDER THE KMFE AT EIGHTY Mr. A. J. Rolibins Rallies After n Severe- OrdeaL TAFT'S 1012 FUND NOT VERrUlllGE XATIOXAL COMMITTEE TODAY FILED FULL STATEMEXT lESS THAN $600,000 TOTAL THREE MEX COXTRIBUTED QFAR- TER OF THE FIXD Diplomats nnd Cabinet Memliers Tol< nnteereil Snr|) Sums as Tlieir '» Wealtk I'erimitted. iTty Ih" .\ssorliife<l ProFs) Washington, Oct. 26.-^Contributions of $.-.!)1.0:52.2i> and eSpendilures of J .'.r .S, :ui 2r. in the Republican Presidential fund were disclosed In a financial state ment of the Uepubllcan National Committee filed today with the clerk of the lltfuso of Keiire.-seutatives. The lar.uost co^lrlbutora are Charle » P. Taft. |:>ii,tl«0; Francis I.. Leland «>r .New York, f .Mt.PoO and Andrew Carne- isle, $a .">,«i >0. A number of persons in the diplomatic corps are listed among the larser contributors. Thomas J. iVHrlen, ambassador to Italy, is showii on the list with a contribution of $1,Ot>»; Fried Carpenter, formerly president Taft's private secretary and now minister to Slam gave la 'ai; Mrs. Whitolaw Kolr. of Manchester, Mass, Is listed as giving $l.tKUi Secretary Meyer of the na\y, head,* the Camlnel with IS .r .oO; Scertn'ry .MacVeauRh gave J2.eoo Attorney General Wlokersham and Pastumst'er Genenvl Hitchcock eaeii gave $l.om) and Henry Taft of Ney York. $1,000. The Uepubiican campaign fund reports show that ll.-VttO was sent to Kan.sas to defray the expenses of the Itiigation over presidential electors; COXJEDERATE MOXEY TO FOHT.S, Treasury Department Sends it to the Old Soldiers. Broom Maker Fell Between a Car and His Wagon. When you read ) ;at a man aged eighty years has been taken to a hospital to have a leg amputated, you nod your head wisely and confidently believe you know what the next news item about him will he. Hut Mr. A. .1. Robbln.s. of 302 South Buckeye street in this city, who is aged eighty years, went to the hosi>ital two weeks ago to have his other leg amputated and today ho was brought home. Mr. Uobblns has lived here about five years, with his wife and a son. Some years ago a mysterious disease manifested Itself in one foot and began spreading, ami to prevent a fatal ex- tenilon the JImb was amputated near the knee. .Mr. Itobblns got along nicely until a short.time ago, when a slm- llai- trouble developed ip the other fiH )I. So lie went to the hospital and that limb was amimtated near the knee. In HpHe of his elKhty years and these experiences, his general health Is excellent and he Is as anxious to get back home as a homesick bo.v. Ho Is a Mason and a delegatlcm of Masons and other friends, in two automobiles, went to the hospital this afternoon and hrought him home, making the event a gala one and not a funeral. Among the parly were W. I,, and T. M. Itart- les, W. S. Kauffman, .1. U. Kirk and Doug .\mett. -A collection of old Confederate bills, five fives, five tens, three twenties one fifty and one $185 In all. were received Slonriay. by John W. Burke, commander of John A. Logan Post No. 127 for the post. The bills make nu Interesting relic for the post and to«Iay are beine pieced In a frame and ^1 be hung as a souvenir of the rebellion in the post hall. This was decided at the me<^tlng of the post 'ast Tuesday evening at which time the nu-mhers were interested in looking over the collection. The col'ection is sent to the local post by Franklin SlacVeagh, 8 «>cretary of thn treasury. The fnion army goi7 ..'d a lot of the old (lonfederuti- money during the war, and lurnL -d it over to tlie treasury department, wli'ch is now distribuling th<; old bills as relics lo tile G .\. U. Posts ihrouKli out till- <'ouritry.—.Siillna I'nion. "WHY DID XT Y <»r TELL ME IT WAS LOADEDr RATTLES ON THE GRIDIRONS MOST OF THE BIG'.-W IIOOLS HAVI) IMI'ORTA.M G.t.Wk.S, MISIC FROM GREEXLAXD. Danish Composer Got 1*>0 Original Tunes on I'houogrnph. Coi)enhagen, Oct. 26. —Music from Gr«>enland is shortly to be added to the delights of music lovers. A Danish Composer has returned from Greenland with 15 original pieces of music which he secured from the natives by using a phonograph. He declares that tho musical sense of the natives is highly developed, and where they are the least influenc(d by cultivation the most typical tunes have been found. Several of the songs which he secured resemble the songs of the Canadian Indians and the Eskimos. He also discovered similar resemblances in their native dances. DY.XAMITER COXFESSED While unloading a car load of broom com yesterday morning. C. B. Hall, the local broom-maker, fell between the car and tiis wagon, breaking two rbs, and .bruising hSm?elf badly. However, this did not put Mr. Hall out of business for the day. because the car had to be unloaded, he continued to oversee the work, although he took no part in it himself. Today Mr. Hall is resuming his work in his shop. In part, but the heavier work will be postponed for some time. BCRX THE CHIXCH BIGS Pesis Xow in Winter Quarters in Gra.ss Along Fences. i V J, Manhattan. Kas., Oct. 26-^If .the farmers on everj' section of land will co-operate in <he burning of bunch Kras? and big blue stem, gs.'t of evety 1,000 chinck bugs wintering ther cftn be killed. The bugs are leaving the com fields now for their winter homes alotig fence rows and In patches of grass. Kxaminatlon will show where burning is necessar)- and co-operation with your neighbors will make It an easy matter. November is the time to burn the grass. MrXamara's Successor Told on Accomplices. His DOG MEAT FOB AMElilCA>SI .Mm. Elmer Blaeli Gal Idea In Eunipe and Cnres II. New York, Oct. LM.—With her head full of new Ideas about public markets, .Mrs. Klmer Ulnck came back from ICurope (ui the Mauretanln. Thn first time she went abroad this year In June, she went with her grown daughter'to be presented to the King and Queen of Kngiand. Hut Iter lasi trip was taken up by before-<luwn explorations Into the markets of the big cities of Europe, watching the variour ways of getting farm iirovisiona to the consumer. "Tho high cost of ;iv- ing is not an American institution." she said. "In Kerlin where wages are lower and transportation muchtheap er, I found prices for foodstuffs just as high as they are in New York riglit now. And the same is true in l..ori- doti. In Munich 1 found a munioj'pal dog slaughterhouse, or at least a market where dogs were in.specteJ by the authorities before being kiileii. They have made dog meat pr.pu.'ar there by persuading the p-.-opIc that eating dogs tends to prevent the spread .of tuberculosis.' .Ill ther the Couulrj the Chnnipiou- ship llonor> Are Being ('ontoNt- cd for Tilda). dc|>enil on speed and experience to enable them to win. Princeton. .\. J., Oct. 26.—-Anxious to avenge her defeat by Princeton last fall, when Oewitt's famous bounc Ing drop kick nibbed thenj of a tie score, the Ihirtsmoutii foot bail eleven lame today with a determination no' to be overcome in this afternoon's gai'ie. The indications indnl to cid.se. liard-foughl battle. DIAZ TAKES ALL THE BUHlE *- FOOT BALL GA.MKS. al .Missouri Valley. j Kansas vs. Kansas "Aggies, l-;iwrence. I lirake vs. Simpson, at lies .Mnhies ; IIUHkell vs. Texas, at Ansllu. I Kansas Nornuil NS . l''a>iinoutil, at i Emporia. ; t'hlcago vs. Purdm-. ai Chicago. , , .Minnesota vs. lowu at .MIniieap- . i oils. i Ohio Stale vs. Ohio Wesleyan, a! i i (!olumbuK. i Colorado vs. Wyoming, at Houlder , I Eusl. I Princeton vs. DarlNmoiiih, at • i Princeton. ' ' I Yale vs. Wa'shington * .lei'forson. , at .New Haven. i ! Penn vs. Ijifayetie. at Philadel- : ; phia. ; t Harvard vs. Itrown. at Cambridge. . Cornell vs. Huiknell. at lt;ia<a. ; Carlisle Indians \s, ,tleorgetuwn, i al Washington.H. C. , West Point vs. Colgate, at \V. <t i Point. I Annapolis vs. I'itishing at An- , napolls. I Syracuse vs. .Mirliigan, at Syra: . cuse. PERKINS HAS A BAD MEMOR Snore lie Donuled iWjm (o Aid Bev eruL'e lo Win. but Ijiller Says. he Sent Burli $S«MHKi. Indianapolis, Oct. 23.—Herbert S. Hockin, a defendant in the dynamite conspiracy trial who succeeded John J. McNama'ra, the dynamiter, as secretary of the.iroo workers union, was identified by fon^ witnesses today as having given information to the govr ernmeni against Jour fellow defendants. Walter Drew, a New.. Y'ork counsel for the National.Electors association, testified that Hockin bad said: "I know they've got me, but 1 don't want to be the only one." CITY AJTEE THE DOG TAX Those Who Have Xot Fald are Liable (o Frosecutivn. The city commissioners are preparing a crusade for the collection of delinquent dog tax. A list of owners who have not paid the 1912 fee la beinfl iirepared by City Clerk BHbee and the list will be turned over to the city at- loiu'ey ai> bouu ad it ut cumpi*!te wiiu lUsii uctions to prosecute every dug uwiier wuo taiib or re/uses to ]iay me iiceube. 'ineie will pruuaUiy ue oue uuuuied names ou the list aha every one ut tnem will i>« luade a aetenaaai la police court uiuesii tne law la complied WltH. FEW CATILE, SHOE PRICES IT. Tanners Predict Rise In Frice of all Footwear and Blame Furmers. Chicago, Oct. 25.—Another increase i nihe price of shoes, owing to the fecarcity of leather, was predicted at ihe fourth annual conference of the American Association of Tanners here today, vnless mere cattle are raised by the farmers. i "Hides cost more per pound now than beefsteak did twenty-five years ago,' President Wilder said. "Farmers have stopped raising stock and gone in for other Hues of agriculture. Conditions will not be bettered until more stock is raised " A LAWYER SKIPS OIX Had Helped Organize the KM^K Fra teroal Cliizens. Hutchinson, Oct. 25.—Following the issuance of a warrant for him from th^tflce of the county attorney here, A, W. Taylor, a prominent attornex of this clly, former city attorney and at oue Umc candidate for district Judge on the democratic ticket; has disappeared and ofllcerfi are searching for him. The warrent charges forgery. Two weeks ago | Tyler resigned his pobltion a» vice>pr^8ident of the lodge the Kansas Fratei-nal Citizens. Met had t>e«rn active la the formation of the, new organization. Orville Bricker, of Cariyle who has been visiting friends in the city returned hom« tUi afternoon. -M Uiwrence today llie K. V. nv.w, still demoruliiced and changed arounu because of the hard game witli Drake a week ago, meets the .-Xgriculturai Colleges heavier team witli serioui forebodings us to the ouicoiiie. .•\ desperate contest is exiiected at the State University gridiron. Missour. yesterday won a luuidsome victor} over Oklahoma by the score of It lo o. nt.v Ih" .Xxxni-lnledPreH-ti Washlngion, Oct. 20.—Former sen ator .\lhert .1. Heverldge, of Indiana before the Clapp <*ommltlee today cor rol^)nited the other testimony that In \\\^ l'M)4 campaign for the senate he received $:{0,0O(t frcmv George W. Perkins; )i2.'>.0()0 from Edward U .McU'an ami *l'..*.tiu l^-om tillfford PInchot, P<;r kins ti'Stifled that he gave lieveridgi leu tliousand, wliich was returned. IU-xerl(lge said he returned all the money. •Bi:CKi:U BROI'S FROM FORCE Cuntlrliou of .Murder Ended His Connection nith I'oiir*'. »|1V til'- .\.*iS»M'j.||»Ml Pri*S.>4| \eu Vi/ik. Oil. 2t; -Charles Becker v.nK ai!tii!natically dropped from tin poliee roll.< tiv.his conviction for murder ai.d I.-; no longer a lieutenant in tl";<t iJep;irtnient. He will be taken,from I lie Tombs to the bureau of identifi- i -ation at police iieadquarter.-? to be plioli:5raphed and measured for the roiiue'.^ .nailery before going to Sing Sing lo await an ap|«->al of his case. EilH KSOX, SCCLPTOIt, DEAD (By tlx; .V.s.^u. i;it.-tl i Pljilaaeipnia, Pa.. Oct. ru.—Aftet losiug two games, the Peunsyi\uniu university fouiuau team expected tu taKe a decided brace today in her annual batile wiin t.afayeiie college Minueai)Olis, .Minn., Oct. ::t>.—u iicil. er .Minnesota is u ivai couiemier to. cue chaiupioastiip honors lu tlie 'bi». nine" football circies will, lu pan. be decided today when the iiua. score oi the iJopaers game agains. the speedy university of lowa team u recorded.- 'i lie game is the tirsi iuu< the Miunesotanb have played lA tut conference luis season wuiie low:, uas been defeated l>y Chicago. camorlage, .»uss., Oci. 20.—1^. Week's decisive victory over I'eunsyi vauia gave i>rowu inucli euuiiucuci today lu llUiUg up against liarvaru lor iiieir annual guitie. Chicago, Oct. io.—ihicago and Purt^lie are scUeouied to meet louay ii. tiieir tiilrteenih aanuul gridirou uat lie. 'iue baiiie U Impotiunt in tbi rating of tuc "big uiue cunft^eiice iL that Chicago's caauces lor t«e toot- ban championsbip hinge in a great measure ou wiuuuig touay. The OhU cagu players are snguily outweigbeo Desiirned .Sevenii of the Finest Homes ' in iiie Country. 'IJ .v Ih.- .•X.'<.s .«ia»e <I Press) Pelhoma. N. Y.. Oct. 26.—Mauritz A. Krickson, the .^^culplor is dead at his home here. For many years he divided his time equally between France and -America, in America his work was i-hiefly architectural, the mansions of .Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbllt, William K. Vanderbilt and .Mrs. CoUis P. Huntington being notable examples. t t»L<>KEn TEACHER WIX.S, Lawsuit 0»er Her Election in a Dis. trict of Wiiites. Salina, Kas., Oct. 2.">.—A new chap- cer vva.< written In the race war iu school district No. i>T in Summit town shiii of this county when -Mrs. Rosa iohnson. the colored teatlier employ;d by the colored school board to .each a school in which a large majority of the students are white, .irought suit In the district court to .cstraln County Sui>crintendent W. E. .'onnelly fruiii inierferiug with her .jerformlng her dutie^:. and slniulta- leou.sly asking for damages in the >um of $1.UU0 for the annoyance jaused her and the indignities bc&ped jpon her by the county superinteu- lent and the white residents in dis- .rict No. i;?. Judge L. J. Supple of the .irobale court granted a temporary, restraining order, and the hearing lo ^ jiake. It permanent will be held at the ut utc lucu iiuOi 1 uiuac una lue/'.N'oveinber term of the Saline county district court, REBEL LEADER ASSI'MES KESi'OXSIBILITV. THE I'o«ierfnr Effort Being .Made to Save the Rebel Leader from Bealh— 'Court Muriiuled. 111'- .X.vsfnial.iJ I'rf«s> Mixieii Clly. .Mexlc<», tjcl. 2t;,—Felix Ilia/. Ih iptureii leader of the rebellion against the .Mader<< govern- iiieiii. a.Hsitiited all resiM»nslbilliy f<ir the uprising In a staliMnent iiiaile al his trial by court martial at Vera Cri)/.. An efffirt is beiiijt made to save Dlu/'s life. Francisco Ih- Utilarra,-the ex-i>ro- .visionnl iiresldent. s|ieuking in th Senate at a late liour last night in connectitm with the trial t»f Felix Diaz, said he had always stood for Justice and would continue to main tain'the same attitudes as a Senator. HI - inade a blea for a full investigation Into tliH revolutionar.v movement letl by Diaz land warned the country ugaliist any snap Judgment. TOWN Tl} BE TAKEN BULGARIAN ARMY TAKE.S SKIRTS OP THE CITY OUT- 1,800 TDRKS TAKEN PRISONER AXD XOT i SIXGLE OFFICER IS AMOXt.' THE CAPTURED Turliish Army Retreating in a Fanir' aud .May Entrench in the Hiils (o fhe Sontli. iV.y the A.«s<K-i:iteil I 'rPSs) Sofia. 0«t. 26—A portion of the (own of Adrianopie has been set on fire by tlie llulgarian artillery The Bulgarians have taken the outlying forts of .Marn.«. Ilavaras and Sufiiar. north of the oily and have also captured the railroad station in the extrenle outskirts Eighteen hundred prisoners have fallen into titeir hands. The eutire aliseiue <»f Turkish ofllcers among the prisoners ca|itured at Klrkkll]jH^h wn.'* much commeiile«l im, as the first reports were repnwented thui the v\h<de garrison bl^d been tnkeii ' Till" liiilgurlnn army Is reimrted nd- vanclng along the whole front and a de>ipatch to the government organ. •Mir." says the Turks are rotreatiDK in a pimie while the elvlllnn |M >puln- (Ion Is ileeing towards C<mstufitli |OHb>. The village of Keichavl was captured by' the liiilgarlans yestenlay. Vranya, .S<>rvla, Oct. 2i; - The Turks reported to havo abandoned their sironghohl at CpHup In order to con- i ^entrate further south. It is lielleved they have rntrenche<t themselves ia the hills to the south of town, which wQtild give them a great advantage. Berlin. Oct. 26 —Very .severe fighting took placi* yesterday both to the East and West of Adrianopie. says a special despatch from Adrianopie. The loss es suffered by both Turks and Bulgarian .-5 were heavy. No material change in iK)sitions of the two armies accur- red as a result of the fighting. Constantinople. Oct. 26.—Strong columns of Bulgarian troops have bcea observed in front of the Northern and Western defenses of Adrianopie, ac- foriHng to a despatch from that .city. It is supposed they are also strengthening their attacking lines in front of fhe .Verfheastem forts. The exodus of th" civilian [lopulation from the fightini; zone continues. HIMAXFIEXDTODIE UNCLE SAM AFTER JOHNSOX Deparlment of Justice Lends Aid to Chicago In(|uiry. tity Ih- .\t>,«<s(iilc<l l»r»s.«) Chii-ngo. Oct. 26—The entire depart- meiii of Justice machini!ry has been placed at the disp:>sal of tiie •Kede-al otiicers investigating the Jaek J ilinsori -l.iicih; Cameron case by ai'.orn ;> ireneral Wickersham this morning, who instructed the agents to m.'kv' an e\liaiistive inquiry. Government i:.<f nts in all iiarts of the country are onler.i'l to wati-h for clues. Al- HATCH DIED TODAY. Well Known Saloon .Van Snrrumbs to His B'ounds. il:.v th.- .V.s.<.»,-iatvJ l'r<-s-j» K:insas tMty, -Mo.. Oct 26—Al Hatch, the saloon keeper, widely known among members of the theatrical profession died today as a result of a wound received when he was held up and shot by three young men on a boulevard near big home a week ago. His two assailants rested. itelrayed Serret Trust lni|M>sed on Him by a Lodge. lUy Ih'- AssfK'liit 'iI iTfUii) Greenville. South Carolina. Oct. 26. --The Kev. Thurston 17. Vaughn, former Superintendent of the South Carolina Odd Fellows Home, On trial charged with criminally assaulting three little girls,'Inmates of the home, last .May, today confessed that he mistreated two'othcrs In addition to those mentl (m .ed in the Indictment. The jury returned a virdlct of guilty, without making any recommendations. This means that Vaughn will be sentenced to death. Vaugb's confession brought the trial to a sensational close. "I acted devilishly; 1 acted shamefully," began Vaughn. ."The devil tempted nie and I'fell," he exclaimed in bis plea to the Jury, while the Judge ; and spectators wept. He begged the Jury to spare his life not for his own sake, but for his wife and daughter who until today have been at his side in the court room. Vaughn was formerly assistant su- Iierlntendent of the First Baptist Sunday school, the largest in the city and lie owns considerable property. When LET WELL EXOUGH ALOXE. ^Stood Theodore Rooserelt Fat" Sfnniiiy. Colonel Roosevelt made an address a few days ago In Saginaw, Mich. The Saginaw I Courier took occasion to reprint from its issue of September 7, 1900 the speech which Theodore Roos. evelt, then candidate for vice-president on the Republican ticket, as -running mate with William McKinley. made in Saginaw at that date The Ladvice then given to Republicans to "^let well enough alone and to retain In FAMILY OF FOUR KILLED (Ity the A*.«<>cl!tteit Prw) Indianapolis. Oct. 26.—An entire fam ly was wiped out by a collision of an auto and u street car last night when Albert F. Haller. dean of the Indlaa- ajKJiis College of Pharmacy, and his son. E.iri. were killed, and Mrs. Haller and Francis, their daughter, died at a hospital today. Burlington, Kan.. Independent: We are getting a little tired of this life in- .^uiance business. Wiien.a man dies aowudays the first thing that Is ask i?d is, "was he Insureu, and for how uiuca?^' The paper.s also generally wind up the obituary notice with the amount of the insurance. Soon ^n obiiu;a1'~^ notice will read something iKe tills: "Peter Jones died and leaves wife and two children. The loss fully covered by insurance." Or. if. the aead man is not insured, it villi read ag follows: ".John Smith is dead. He leaves a wife; total loss, no insurance." office the man under whose adminis- - tration the | country had achieved great prosperity, is good enough for Republicans., now. It was expressed i nthe following Words: "The issue in the campaign is contained in the second placard there (pointing to the banner in the crowd) hold to that, banner. 'Let Well Enough Alone.' Old man WeUenougS is. Old man Goodenough and it is best to let him alone. We have been doing well. Year by year wc are doing Iwtter and the American people have the good sense to keep in office the man under whose administration we have achieved the present pitch of prosperity. (Applause). "In brief, my fellow citizens, this conte&t is undeniably a contest for the conditions at hoinc which have bee'i obtained under the wise administration and legislation of the past four years, and for upholding the honOr of the flag in the'face of all the tuitions of the world." (Applause). Mrs. G. E. Stone of Coiitnsviile Is visiting friends ia the city.

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