Iola Daily Register And Evening News from Iola, Kansas on December 21, 1911 · Page 1
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Iola, Kansas
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Thursday, December 21, 1911
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THE rOLA -1 VOLUME XV. NO. 50. Succ«*x«or to the lola Dally Reglatcr. the lola Daily Record and th« lola Dally Index lOLA, KAS., DEC. 21, 1911—THURSDAY EVENING. Daily Register, Kitabllshed 1897. Weekly Register, Established 1867. EIGHl^PA MEYERS DROPPED GRIMiNAL ACTIOII lAHARPE MAX RECOVERFlJ PROP- ERTT HE SAID WAS STOLEN. U. S. GONSTITUTION EUSKl IT SAYS A X\y CANNOT BE IM• PRISONED FOR DEBT. Real Estate Dealer Davis Was Arrext- ed and Menaced I'litil He Settled . . Meyers' flaini. The constitution of the United States guarantees that no American citlEen shall be arrt-sted and Imprisoned for debt. But— This comforting knowledge often receives a sad jolt when one views the things that a shrewd lawjor can do, within the law the result b,jing that a man who owes money is nr- reited and thrown in jail and liis oniy chance to recover his freedom is ic pay a bill to the man who sworp out the warrant ou whUii he was .irrcsc- • ed on a criminal charge- U is dliT<r- em Jn some ways, but the r»><ul is ^ the same to the citizen a;< thou-.;!! the constitution had been mislaid. Recently Isaac .Moyt-rs of I-aHariK^ Bwore out a warrant arcusinp a r »Ml estate dealer nanivd Davis, of Jk .1- boma, of taking a deed tu l.:illiiri>i- property from his sultcanf. .Meyer> had gone to view a rnrui whlrh In considered iradinK liis town pr .i 'u-rty for. but rfjefed tli" fariii. vj''^ <iifd was recorded and .M »'yiM-; lllc.l i < riin- Inal action. Davis was lanirht in Kansas, arrested and Jiro-.i^ht !ii!re.« Air Meyers then asked th.-it the 11 action he dropped, it J.eirr one I.e •wore to but which ho later d 'A .la'-ed was based on error and nr^r.'ateil facts. The county attoriit-y . r'«liise<i for a long time to flip the action, in slsting that It must »;e in good faith and not merely a bill col'.ectio.i. No thing was left to do when tlie complainant veered about but 10 dismis."; the suit. There is ro record of the rest cf the proceedings nor of their srquenc? biit the finale is that Mcvera spciired a quit claim to hi.> !-H )larpe property, Dav'.s paid the costs of the action and $17.'. for Jleyers' outlay. Davis, went free, no-crim© b^ing.ijharged to him after he made financial settlement. There came near being a hitch after the criminal action was ended and a request was made to file It again, but Davis settled and the case-is olt'the docket. So.>hne the constittitlon still guarantees, -with a capital G. that ro citizen shall be arrested in the United Sta^ for debt, the State of Kansas reaidied into Oklahoma, dragged citlsea to lola. arraigned him in court. meiiBced him with prison and fine toolhlfi money and iiaid a debt he wa? alleged to owe and then turned him loose. Funny, isn't it? THE WEATHER. Forecast for Kansas: Fair tonight and Friday; colder In cast portion to- nifrht Data, recorded- at_ Local. Office Weather Bureau. Temperature—Highest yesterday at 3 p. m. 43; lowest today at 8 a. m. 28; excess In temperature yesterday 7 degrees; excess since January Ist 116" degrees. Yesterday. 1 i>. Ill 3S 2 p. m 40 3 p. m 43 I), m .J 2 S p. ui 40 t! p. m 40 Today. 1 a. m 33 2 a. m 32 3 a. m So 4 a. m 29 .". a. m 29 .6 a. m 28 7 p. m 38 7 a. m.--„28 S p. m 38 8 a. m 28 9 p. m 38 9 a .m 29 10 p. ra 37 10 a. m 31 11 p ra 3C 11 a. m 32 12 mdt. 3 .T 1 2 noon 35 Precipitation for, 24 hours ending 7 a. m. today, .31 inch; excess In precipitation or the day. .28 inch; excess since January 1st. 1.9."> Inches. Relative humidity 7 a. m. today 91 per cent; dew point 27 degrees; barometer reduced to sea level 29.8? inches. Sunrise today 7:35 a. m.; sunsex 5:06 p. ni. BEnERHUBRYlFrOUWilllTIN TAFT SENDS iN IT DEALS WITH CrRRENCY RE FORM, PANAMA CANAL, ETC. UR6ES RORIIL PilllGELS POS HE. BELIEVES IT - WILL HURT NONE AND HELP ALL. DiMcnsKPs the Question of Panama funal Tolls and .Many Other Things. A FEW rHOUE CHILDREN LEFT BIT (.Ol.VtJ FAST! Vejilordiij It Todiiy Was an It Is a liege. Appeal, Rut Prh. CEMENT ESTIMATES FINISHED. Report of .Vnpraisers Considered at Kansas City. The report reac^^ed lola la.^t nigh* that the appraisers' estimates on ihf actual value of the cement plants In this field which have been included In the proposed'merger reached Kansas City yesterday and were takci' into consideration at n meeting of cement men Jield there yesterday. It iF not believed that the figures will lie made public now. but a basis ha^ been reached hy which it will soon be determined whether the mercer goes through on the elaborate scale at first projected, or. whether some of the plants withdraw and the merger i< restricted to a few. The fig!irp« will prove mighty Interesting r^^dine tn all cement stock Investors and may b" relied tipon fo disclose that spvera' companies ha^'e been m^oralii? a •leadly illness behind a bold. .^tiwIiTU' front DANTE'S INFERNO AT <;RAND. First Show of the $mjm Reels to / be Showa Toni^t. •i^or the first time the reels showing scenes from Dante's Inferno—the reels -which; It cost $100,000 to make, and which have heretofore been shown only in the big cities of the country, with great success—will be shown at the Grand theatre tonieht. Everyone who has seen the r^^els pro noonce them among the best tliat have ever be<^n produced, and news comes from Kansas City that the crowd's which-were attracted to the Shubert theatre to see the reels there at 60 cents admission, were almost record breaking/ One show will be given this afternoon and tonight, and Oibe'show will be given tomorrow and Si^rday afternoon and night respectively. CLDTKER CLpB T.4KES ACTION. H^berslilp Increased , and New \f Qnarfery Decided On. The forman taeetfng of the regular teembers of the Clinker Club was held at the club rooms last night and tlie'.business sc^heduled went through •without a Jar. The honorary mem- l>erp were voted Into full membership and It was decldod to 'appraise the property of the: club and Ulte it over at a fair valuation and assume the ttilUn« .obligation sUnding against it. nie property will be moved to the Haioalc Temple where rooms have botta leased and in the near future tbaxlnbiwin be installed in quarters lu«daomeIy adapted to the bospiullty vUch has won It so favorable a sUnd - inc In tlie ClabI roster of the city. it Is Riniir: Hv.'ry niip of t'lo.-e kiillett; will have Romclhing In Ills stocking, or^liers a.s t!ie case iiiay be. on ("lirlstmas morning. It is perfectly beautiful the way the nig Brothers—and the Big Sisters too —have been coming in today and asking to s.'c that list of youngsters. And they haven't been small about It, either. When they found that In nearly every house on the list there were two or more children, they have "taken on" the whole t ) family. And also, they have undertaken to go personally and look after things, insirad of merely sending by someone else. .And ti;a. is the best thing after all. about this Big Brother move meat. Tho idea is'that when a fellow calls oa a destitute family for the ;iurpoie of linding out what would do the most good in the w^y of Chris.- rua- gifts, he Is llktly to form an interest in them that will not end with with Christmas day, but may continue right along. It Is a fine and beautiful thing to play Santa Claus. to a bunch of wistful and poverty- poundeii children; but it is a whole lot finer and more beautiful thing to give the parents of those children a lift so that next Christmas tney can play Santa themselves; or to put one'.s self In a position to be a Big Brother to those chUdren all the year lound. .And that Is the reason that special note Is made of the fact that in near- every case there was the announced intention to attend to the business personally. To be sure, the entire list has not yet been assigned. There are still some twenty or twenty-five little tots among whom you can have your choice.—if you hurry. But they are going fast. That is the reason the headlines at the top of this article say That what was presented as an appeal yesterday Is offered ara privilege 10;ay. As long as any unassigned names remain upon It the list will be held open. That Is until Saturday morning. After that. If there are still any unassigned there are a few of the •est fellows on earth who are going down Into their pockets ar.d attend to the matter themselves all In a hunch. But If you never tried It you will be amazed to see how It stirs your blood and warms your heart to have a hand n a thing like this. You oughn't to uiss the chance. But you will have to hurry! (By the !ited Pr.-.<s» Washington, Dec. 21.—President Taft sent another of his promised series of mes.sages to Congress today This tinjc he dealt with currency re- orm Panama Canal tolls and various governmental questions. On the subject of currency reform and In connection with forwarding the report to Congress of the Monetary Commission. Taft said It was exceedingly fortunate that "the wise and undlspuied jiolicy of maintaining unchanged the main features of our banking sy.-^tem rendered it at^ once impossible 'o introduce a central bunk." He gave his approval to the projHJsed .National Heserve .Association. .\s to the management of this Association, the Presltliin: said this was mainly bankirM' work And the banks lou'd he tiii.sted bifter than anybody ••!>-i' to conduct it. Tiie liumediate establishment of ru .-a! parcels post Is urged. The Presl- lent took the position that parcels post wouldn't destroy the business of the country store keepers. "Instead of this," he said, "1 think the change win greatly inctease business for^he benefit of all. The reduction in the cost of llring It will bring about ought to make its commission certain." The President dealt at length with :he question of whether American shipping should pay tolls In the Panama canal. "I am very confident that he United States has power to relieve from the payment of toU^ny part of •jur shipping that Congress deems .vise '• he said. ^mon? the Pre-iden^'s rccommfn- laticn were the following: Immedi.;e of two thousand men in he enlisted strength of the navy; a ^ontrihutoiy pension system for government employes; the elimination of all olcal offices from politics, and Increased appropriations for the completion of river and harbor improve- Tueats along the Mississippi. Ohio and Missouri rivers. DON'T you WANT TO GET INTO THIS CLASS? THEZE FOR lilEOL THEREFORE CAPITAIJ'S^--„.. TOTE MAY FlYOR Jmt'^' ROOSEVELT XDJUli II FMil INStRGENTS MAY C |K JTIME GET LAFOLL£TTE-D 1 LE«ATI0| There May Be No Special SssM* of the Legblatare After ^ ' AIL HCKERS LOSE FIRST RflUND JCDftE OVERUI LES THEIR: MOTION H) STRIKE OIT COV>rS. SIN WORSHIPPERS HAD HI.H. The Rilling is Regarded iis a Severe Won to the lUfcuse in iW 1 g Ballle. LINCOLN'S WATER POISONED Mysterious Pipe Found Dripping Fifth Into the Public WelL "By rhi- .\ssiK 'latH<l l^i ^.'^o Lincoln Xeb. Dec. 21.—A one-Inch pipe, use unknown, with one terminal opening into the largest well sup- plylng the city with water. Is believed •o be the cause of the epidemic of gastro-lntestlnal disease, resembling cholera, which attacked nearly five hundred people In Lincoln, and of the epidemic of typhoid which caused a ,core of death.s. The pipe was discovered yesterday dripping contaminated water Into the well. (By the .^s.socIatPd Press) Chicago, Dec. 21.—The ten Chicago packers on trial for criminal^ viola:'on of the Sherman l^yr lost 'in the Hrst skirmish of their long dra-^n out irlal today when United Statt^ District Judge Carpenter overruled the motion of the defense to strije out counts two and three of the indictment. The Court gave his ruling at the opening of the session a;^d the fact that the decision sustaiived the Go\'ernment's position on every material point was regarded as: a severe blow to the defense. Boy Heir to Millions Concealed hy This Curious Cuit (Hy ihi- .\ssiHiat .<I Vr'-fM ('•lucago, Dec. — How George Lindsay, twelve years old and sole •:«;ir to tlie ini.'lious of the late W. H. Lindsay, of Philadelphia, had been re-1 noved from the temple of the "Sun ' Worshippers" cult and jilaced under the charge of a juvenile court at tho request of relatives, was revealed to-' day. After a nation-wide search," Charles R. Undsay, the l>oys' uncle, found him in the "Temple" here. A detective who attempted to take the boy away, was attacked by the worshippers. One of the charges made by the boys' uncle Is that the lad was given a diet of grapes and beer. YilANNOTYET READY TO YIELD CHINESE PREMIER REFUSES ACCEl*T THE REPIBLIC. It Will Soon Be .Seen Who Is Try iug to Rnn a Blaff. ANOTHER DIG GOLD STRIKE .More Easy Money for Somebody in Alaska Guleh. HAS THE lIGHTINtJ BEGIN I Report of Serious Cbish Betweon Persians and Russians. CO.MPLAINS OF SHADOWS. An Episodi' of the Dynamite Invpsti- gutlou in Indhinupolis. iHy the As<'iclat'-ii Vrff.-I Indianapolis. Dec. 21—A i)Iea that le had been under intense nervous strain because he had "been shadowed by thugs and hirelings'' in the employ of the Xational Erectors' As- soc!:»tion and the 1-abor Unions during the dynamiting invejttigation, did not avail County Prosecutor Frank P. Baker when he appeared in the criminal court today to show ci-.ise why he should not Ije puni.shed for contempt, and Judge Joseph .Markey fined hlra $50. Baker interrupted a murder trial yesterday when he forced Robert J. Foster, a detective for the Erector's -Association Into court and asked Judge Markey to protect him against interference by Foster. Mr.s. H. G. Speck, of the country west of the city, whose mental and physical condition have both been very grave since the drowning of her two small children several days ago, is reported to be showing considerable physical Improvement, although her mind Is still deranged. It Is prob able that when she regains her strength Insanity proceediligs will l)€ brought against her. It has Just lealced out that Miss Mary NImerIck, of South Second street, and Mr. Charles Moore, of 405 South Buckeye, were married Sunday lISV the .An.Sllcitltl-)] P TMS) Teheran. Dec. 21.—Serious fighting between Persian constitutionalists and Russian troops is reported to have occurred. No details are given in the dispatch from Tabrls wnitn conveyed the report. \ Cannot Long Be Postponed. London, Dec. 21.—It i.< understood iccording to a news agency dispatch from St. Petersburg, that unless Persia decides today to accept the terms >f the Russian ultimatum demanding the dismissal of \V. Morgan Shuster. 'he American acting as treasurer- general, the commander of the Rus- ilon troops now concentrated at Kas•in has been ordered to advance on Teheran. The troops, who niiiiiber tbout 4.000. will In the event of Persia's continued refusal, begin their idvance tomorrow. MURDERED FOR MONET. ^OTUALS LOSE THEIR lASE Commissioner Cabell Holds Thnt They Must Piiy Income Tas.^ (I!.v th' I'» Washington. Dec. -'I.—('ommlssloner of Internal Kevenm- Cabell today decided that dividends paid by ^Iut\ial and "participating" liisitnoicc co..-- panles to their policy holders afc subject to assessment as -income ' under the corporation tax law. * The coiuimnies conti-nib'd. actiorriing to the Comni!ssioni-r. that the.-* dividends were not dividends in tlie com- U 'erclal sense, but .•.iiiiply refi'iids to the policy holders of overcha|^g(' insurance prtiiiiiiiiis. .'^oiiie of tl)ei!i admitted, he said, that fhe exigencies of 'justness and ccuiip.'titlon resulted In 'he companies tiiaking "niisrejirepen- •ations 7)f facts as to dividends to their prospective purchasers of insurance." Santa Fe Employe at Kansas City Killed and Rohlied. night by Reverend O. C. Hoemaw. of the Christian church, at his home. Tbe young couple will make their home in the too block 00 South Second tAneU (Tiy the Aw>ciat«l Press) Kansas City, Mo., Dec. 21.—''He hides his money In his shoes," this story had been freely circulated about Edward E. Jackson, an employe of the Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe railroad whose dead body was found hidden under the stairway of th? railroad company's pumping plant In Kansas City, Kansas, today. The police believe Jackson was murdered by a blow on the head with a shovel. Jack son's shoes were unlaced and evident ly had been removed by the murderer. Jackson was 64 years old and was survived by a wife and daughter. GO.XE HOME FOB CHRISTMAS. Congress Adloinied This Afternoon for HoIIdar Vacation. (Br the AMMvcinted Prtmat Washington. Dec. 21.—Both Houses of Congress this afternoon adjourned for the hd^days to reassemble January Srd. r. .S. PAPER ADULTERATED. Had Paper WorSed Off on (he (a<»erii nient Printer. (I:.v Ih.- .Ks-... fill.-I I'r.-s-.). W.-shington. I)»c. 21—The discovery •y fhe Congrossioriul .lolnt Corrtmittee >n Printing that "adulterated" paper 'las been used for years In the government printing iffice today Jed to 'he announceiiient of a comple^je new 'et of government paper staudards The adulteration was accomtillsbed hy the substitution of clay foK more •ubstantlal woo<l or rag fibers.. It Is feared many government Arintell records will crumble and liecome tfiread- alile in less than a century.' KOENIG JOLLIES TAFTi , : _ :i County Chairman Promised ilfm the New York Deiegattoa. <^v th»* Asso '-iated Press! New. York, Dec. 21.—President Taft went back to Washington todaj] with the assurance from Samuel Koenlg. Republican county chairman, tijat he would have the support of th^ New York frounty delegation at the cdming National Convention. Chalrmai Koe' nig took occasion of the president's visit to state that Colonel Roo^oveit was not a candidate for nineteen hundred and twelve. ] ' Mr. and >Ir«. W. PountaJn, of Cameron, Mo., are in the city for s vlait dnring the holidays with Ui. and Ura. Harry Blfers. \< (By the .\.«snciatPil Tress) Ruby, Alaska, Dec. 21.—.News of a rlcl\ gold strike on the Hammond river was brought hero by deputy marshal Howell. The gold was found in a deep channel and runs $6,000 at the bottom of the shaft. Pay dirt has been found In this neighborhood before but this Is the ffrst time the chan ne has been discovered. A rush to the diggings la in progress. RICHE.s;PN WILL RECOVER. The Boston Preacher Will Survive His , Self-inflicted Wounds. (Hy lh»- .\.s..iiK,-lat<.<I iTt -s.-;/ Boitoii Ai:iss.. Dec. 21.—Everything iiointed today to the rapid recovery of Bev. Clarence V. T. Kicheson. who so mutilated himself in his cell yesterday that a drastic operation was found necessary. Sheriff Zevey has guards at Richeson's bedside every moment of the day and night to prevent the prisoner making any farther ifTort to injure himself. (By the .•\ss<>ciate<] P P>.'=.S) j Peking, Dec. 21.—Prender Yuan Shi Kai, in. an official statement today, said that he, without any qualification refused to accept the republic. The refusal of the Premier to accept the republic is a categorical reply to a communication made to him from 'Shanghai l)y his representative Tang Shao Yi, after the meetiiig of tiie peace' conference between Relegates of the Imperial government and revolutionaries, held there yesterday The statement was issued after a| session of tlie conference yesterday when Tang Shao Yi. replying to Dr.] \Vu Ting Fang leader of the revolutionary delegates who had presented; the else in favor of the repuldlc. ex- pres .sed his readiness to accept Dr. Wu Ting Fang's views, but that the matter was so important that he must first communicate with Peking. Topeka, Dec. 20.—The writer's guess Is that he presidential balM now being projected by the Topettft ' Capital will show a prepondeianc4,1p'^ votes for I-aFoUette. Tbis-mer " jl, gue^tslnce the writer Lapni about the diift of the vot« flRnie outside the office. The predicated on two theories. TlM*. is that, as a general rule; It i» 1 Iltlcal zealot who saves, the by writing pieces to the neii The average man Is not hai pen and ink and writes to the'! pers it:frequently. Ije Is a tlM>. generally speaking, much given to parades. But rade Is the breath of life to thitJ who is inclined to be zealoua.jj^* politics, and In Kansas that vt>te ttl, (luestlonably Is for LaFoUette. TOf,.. . , tht teason the men who are tor lM-y7 -'jM Follette will outvote those Who iH ror Taft. Another theory is thit WlilM : • the Capital circulates largely' in all '• sections of the state.and among al. factions, the insurgent readers bf the * paper probably fas outnumber fhpae belonging to the regular factiQ^v^ And " so .unless Mr. LaFollette showi;« g;eat preponderance of votes bvit-Hf. 1 Taft, It will indicate that h^rjl..lkJt \ nearly as strong as his StitSpdrteria contend. - . IT WANT T.R'S. NAME ON BALLOT But .Secretary of Nebraska LaFoiiette- Clflb Gives Warning. RU.SS1A MAKE NEW TREATYI The Next (jupstinn for the President to Discuss? (Hy the .\><.s<K-lat .iI I *resi») Washington. Dec. 21. — President Piaft signed the Lodge resolution giving force and effect to his abrogation •it the Russian treaty of 1S32 today. -Secretary of State Knox was the only witness when the President today signed the Joint, resolution of Congress. The treaty automatically will continue in effect until Januarv I. 1913 In the meantime efforts will be v.mde to negotiate a new treaty. On his return from New York the President Immediately inquired If the resolution was ready. He affixed his Hlenature as soon as he reached his iffices. TOPEK.V'S TIN BRIDGES TO GO. A $160,000 Bond Issue Asked to Erect CoDcrete and Stone Strnctores Topeka. Dec. 20.—Topeka will discard 20 "tin" bridges for concroty and stone . structures. The city Is planning an expenditure of $160,000 for rebulding bridges. A bond issue will be submitted to the taxpayers soon. Masslv^ re-inforced concrete bridges—bridges that will last forever and will not cost the city heavily for maintenance—will be erected. The city haa spent thousands of dollars every year for the maintenance of tin and wooden bridges.. The coat of repair haa in many cases exceeded,] the original contract price. (Hy thf«:iati>U Pri-s':<) Lincoln. .\eb., Dec. 21.—A petition asking that the name of Theodore koosevelt be placed on the prln!ary ballot as a candidate for President was received by Secretary of State Wait this morning. The petition is signed by Attorney John O. Yeiser, of Otnaua. and twenty-five other voters. "Genuine progressives will" recognize everywhere that a vote for Roosevelt is a vote for Taft." said Secretary Corrick. of the LaFollette State League today, when told of the filing of Roosevelt's name in nomination for the Presidency. While the rank and file.of.'.th> 4n.- surgent wing appears to be'vi LaFollette, It Is the judgment who have carefully studied TO.I atiott that the insurgent 1,^ getting ready to dump La#i)I] 'ake up Roosevelt. And th^ way. is the greatest dan^f -ets Mr. Tcft in Kansas. t iruch stronger csndidq' Follette. Pr-ihably ha could?; Taft in any open expressiq^' dential opinion. If the btiii up Roosevelt it probabl^ f will control the tion. Later. If it were :?oo£eveIt vas still disiiicl: nirt with a presidential'ndl the delegation could b•^a LaFollette or any oth |^Sbm tlMj :l|f|f^ surgent leaders might iieleet. Mosb'^ftf^'' tlie politicians believe there. wlllf 'J &s a split de^'esaiion from Kansas. tT^f^Ki bellevi;uJdr-Taft win have tho deMi^ gates from the First, Second, Thtali^.. and Seventh districts and that ,^^"4. T whet-! fricm one to all of the remttRk^. ing ccnaresstcflia! districts wIlFr^i';: controlled by the insurgents.^ bi;T fight between the factiona .'ore will come oc the selectloQ^ four delegates at large. And " at ion will .take its color from egatcs selected by the atatO '^t tion. J- , . Tho.'^fisa»-. confidently predj sperlaUifaEsiOD of the. legiilat month '-ago sre no longer CQt. There .fe, an tindercurrent of." ft that thfe.sefesiur will not be cal_ ter alC,Governor Stut>bs U -aublwx. by one-clpse to him as saying b^'fi«h>' n't ma *»i np.bis mind. As the rajb^^ was mode' for private and not newspaper consumption it may resent the Governor's real attlt ward the matter. The Goveraofi' mits that the letters asking twti ial ses4ta( have stopped Democn&^'^i'e swatting the session''idea pretty generally, not beyond the province of po; :hat the tbreitt o fthe regulars fix a registration provision to maiT law. and the practical ty that=the amendment would through, has spoiled the speciaj^i sion for the Governor's porpbser 'i;;^' Was the PeUtion Authorized ? Omaha, Neb.. Dec. 21.—John O. Y"el- ser who filed the Roosevelt«petltion at his home here today declined to say whether or not he was authorized by Colonel Roosevelt to file the petition. He admitted however, that he had been In correspondence with, the former President. "Under our state law," said Yeiser. "a candidate is not required to accept a nomination nor has he authority to withdraw his name once it Is filed." BIG REWARD FOR BRUTES. Three Men Wanted for Crime Committed Agninst Young Woman. Winfleld, ia., Dec. 21.—Rewards aggregating three thdiuand dollars wero announced today for the apprehension of the assailants of Or. Lucy Bowman a young woman, who on Monday was attacked on the outskirts of the city. Dr. Bowman, who is slowly recovering today reiterated her original story that three m«n held her up on the street, blindfolded her and carried her to a vacant building, where she was subjected to indignities. Mlssoarlan Gets Plum. Washington. Dec. 21.—Taft todav sent to the Senate- the nomination of George T. WeiUell bf Missouri, Uj, be Minister to Nicaragua, The officers of the State Association at their meeting tb«' er day, decides that the should be no longer used as ait junct to the Insurgent wing o ftha publicao. party. In fact they d to take it out of poliUca al Therefore, neither the rambling Hapgood nor the raving Mr. mick will be asked to address IJ year. ' . » s' Republleans irom all over tltfil enth district with whom the* " has talked recently predict pio^ tion of Martin. They say therej disaffection in any county in trict and that both Hopkins ley, the defeated candidates^j friends are working for Martin,^ enth district Republicans aar{ wllbe no trouble if* the vote out. JAY E. » COMMISSION IS COXl At Least It Is la nUaala, 9ijrt Illinois Saprfaw C*v1^y r (Br tlie AuMciated Press)-: Springfield. 111.. Dec. Slv ~ nois Supreme Court la dsy iipheld the const^ cominission form of Merle Spink, formerly but now reaidlBS in BeatzlaC | e^oected to tonight frir fri«nda 0T«r tbe 1toUd47a»-;

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