The Lincoln Star from Lincoln, Nebraska on June 22, 1915 · Page 1
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CITY EDITION THE EINCOLN DAILY STAR Only Evening Paper in Lincoln With the Associated Press News Service *»· ON CENT 1\ - THIRTEENTH YEAR, LINCOLN, NEB. TUESDAY EVENING, JUNE S3, 1915. TEN PAGES . Grand Duke Nicholas Must Strike Hard and Fast To h^ Retain the Galician h-'D Capital. SLAV RETREAT ORDERLY Fighting In the West a Dead' locked Affair With Both Sides Claiming New Gains. ITALIAN FRONT IS QUIET London,- June 22.-- Nothinr; but a sudden and unexpected blow by Grand Duh^ Nicholas, commander-in-chief of the Russian forces in the field, can now save Lemberg, in ,the nands of the Russians for nearly ten months, from returning to its -former owners. The almost immediate- evacuation of the city by the Russians Is expected in London. After yielding on the Grodek lines, the Russian armies retired to virtually the outskirts of the city ot Lemberg Itself. The Austrian official announcement on hostilities speaks of the Russians ae attacking at many points, but these fights are assumed in London to be merely incidents of the rear guard actions to enable the main forces to withdraw. In the opinion of British observers, this retirement has been up to the present a well executed movement. Dispatches reaching Tendon say the armies of Emperor Nicholas are virtually intact and that their ability to resume the initiative once their ranks have been refilled and their ammunition replenished has not been greatly Impaired. An Aid to Teutons. This interval, however, it is argued here, will give the Germanic allies opportunity to reap the fruits of the victories In Gallcla. They will be able to -withstand assaults from the east with much smaller forces than were required successfully to attack, and large masses of men will be released. Successes of the allies on the western front suggest a considerable access of German strength may be a development of the near future in this field, while released Austrian forces will be Used to stem the advance of the Italians. · , On the other hand, the Germans in north Russia and- PoUnd are busily consolidating their gains in a manner which suggests more important move, ments In these regions. The seap) t of Libau is strongly fortified. Heavy naval guns have been-' installed and Prince Henry of Prussia, who was recently there, is credited with the statement that the Germans intend to retain possession of Libau at all costs, ;:s they regjard this port to be the key to the Baltic. At Lemberg's Door. . Berlin, June 22 (by wireless to Say rille, N. T.).--Announcement made to day' by the OX'erseas News agency says that the Russians before Lemberg have been defeated along their whole line and are fighting only . gain time in order to save their artil len r and other war material. "The Germans and Austrians are within ten- miles of Lemberg," the an nouncement adds. "The main posi tions of the Russians are shelled by the armies of Generals Mackensen, Linsingen, Boehm-Ermoli, Pflanzer and Woyrice." Claim Gains tn West. Berlin, June 22 (via London).--The official announcement from army headquarters today reports heavy fighting along the Fecht river in Alsace, whe-e considerable gains liave been claimed recently by the French. The announcement says: "We have transferred our positicis to the east bank of the Fecht." The full text of the German official statement follows: "In the western theatre of war: An attack by the enemy on western bank of the canal to the northwest of Dix- mude, against three hamlets occupied by- our troops, has been~ repulsed. North of. Arras there was nothing yesterday more than artillery fighting. Au attack b" French infantry at a point south of -Neuville was repulsed at midnight. In the Champagne district t° the west of Perthes, we pushed forward our positions after successful mining operations. In the hills of tbo Meuse hand to hand fighting lasted throughout the day. It was accompanied bv Tieavy artillery fire. At about 3 o'clock this morning we began a counter attack and cleared our trenches^ almost completely of all the French soldiers -who had penetrated them. "We took 130 prisoners. Repulfta! Advance. "An advance of" the enemy at Marcheville in small numbers was easily re- Dtilsed. East of Luneville there- have been further engagements between advance posts near Leintrey. Last night In the Vosges we systematically trans- frrd our positions to the eastern ban.c of the Fecht river, at a point east of Bondernach, without toeing embarrassed by the enemy. On the Hilden ridge the enemy again suffered heavy losses during repeated attacks. Our aviators dropped bombs on the airship station at Courcelles, to the -west of Rheims. Bomb a tacks by the enerny on Bruges am) Ostend did no military damage. "In the southeastern theatre of the war: 'The battle to the north and to the west of Lemberg continues. To the east of Zolkiew the Russians were forced during last night to retreat from their positions." Warneford and Needham Were Not Strapped In Paris. June 22.--Investigation made by experts is said to have revealed that the aeroplane accident which resulted tn the deaths of Lieut. R. A, J. Warneford and Henry Beach Needham, the American writer, on June 17 was due to the fact that the men were not strapped to their seats. It is now believed that Liieutenant Warneford was "switch-backing 4 ' and not attempting to "loop the loop" when the accident occurred. Mr. Needham was thrown out first. He -was struck and killed by the propeller before he reached the ground Lieutenant Warneford fell clear, but the injuries he suffered when he struck earth caused his death a few minutes later. The" body of Mr. Needham probably will be sent to the United States aboard the French line steamer Chicago, eall- ing from Bordeaux. Dunkirk Shelled. Paris, June 22 --The French office this afternoon gave out a statement on the progress of hostilities which reads: "The seaport of Dunkirk was bombarded last night by a piece of lone range artillery. Fourteen sheila were thrown and some persons belonging to the civil population were killed. "Belgian troops, at a point to the southwest of St. George, took possession of a German trench, all the defenders rt which were either killed or tilccn prisoner. (Continued on Page Four. '5 IS BMCOUI1T Jury To Be Selected To Act As An Advisory Board To Presiding Judge. New Tork, June 22.--Fifty witnesses summoned in behalf of Harry K. Thaw in his effort to prove that he is now sane and entitled to be set free from the Matteawan asylum were ready to testify in his sanity trial today before Supreme Court Justice Hendrick and a Jury. This was Thaw's fourth attempt to obtain nis freedom by means of a habeas corpus, but was the first Instance in which his plea was heard by a jury. Justice Hendrick, however, pointed out that the Jury was an advisory and not a trial Jury. "If they come to one conclusion while r*reach another, I shall not be bound by their findings," he added, Thaw was so confident of success that he was planning to atetnd the Panama-Pacific exposition after the trial. It was stated that Thaw's counsel will object to a lengthy questioning of their client concerning the murder of Stanford White. They contend that Thaw's mentality is the only question to be decided. The opening of the hearing was delayed until the remittitur of the court of appeals granting the trial reached Justice Hendrick. Thaw, who had arrived m court early, was accompanied by his mother, and sister, Mrs. George Lauder Carnegie. Jury In Formation. When the examination of talesmen began David Robinson, a broker, the first man questioned, was quickly accepted as the first Juror.' Whether the fact that Thaw was acquitted of murder by a.Jury would "arouse -any--Hostility in his mind," and whether he had been prejudiced againt Thaw by what- he had read of the case, were questions- asked Robinson by John B. Stanchfield, Thaw's attorney. Deputy Attorney General Cook for the state, asked in addition to the customary questions whether he had ani', "feeling against Mr. Jerome." This question was taken to indicate that "William Travers Jerome, the prosecutor at the Thaw murder trial, would be a state witness. The next four jurors chosen were Jesse L. Strauss, a sales manager; Adolph W. Friesch, Maynard W. Miller, manufacturer and Paul J. Marks, a clothing merchant. Middies Got Any Information They Wanted on Exams Annapolis, Md., June 22.--It was a general practice among naval academy midshipmen to enter surrepetitiouslj the marine engineering department to obtain information as to iheir marks on recitations and examinatios, according tCT the testimony today of Midshipmen James E. Waddell and C. M. Reagle of the former third class. They were called before the jiourt of inquiry which is investigating irregularity in examination papers because of testimony given yesterday to the effect that they- had admitted engaging in such expeditions. Waddell and Reagle said they had got into the engineering department by themselves several times and in company with others, among them R. M. Nelson, an honor man of the graduating class, who has been reeom- mended for dismissal. The purpose of advancing information on marks, it was testified, was to enable a midshipman who was behind to study up. Warden Fenton j Wires Condolences to Warden Allen Warden Fenfon, of the state penitentiary, has sent a telegram of condolence to Warden Edmund M. Allen of the Illinois state prison, whose \vife was killed Sunday night The warden is deeply interested in the case, having had considerable business correspondence with Warden Allen. ,W. T. Kirby, steward at the prison is intimately acquainted with Warden Allen. This incident probably will be a hard blow to the "honor system," he raid. The slaying of Mrs. Allen Is the topic of discussion among the inmates at Lancaster, Many of the inmatas are loud in their condemnation of the murderer and express the desire to join a lynching party. New Seamen's Law Being Investigated Washington, June 22.--President Wilson is having the new seamen's law closely reviewed to determine whether its effect on American shipping or its relation to other laws on these same subjects make amendments, necessary. One large Pacific steamship line already has announced Its discontinuance of sailings. Several foreign nations have protested against the law and the United States has given notice of its intcn- ;ion to terminate portions of treaties with which it conflicts. So far no replies have been received from abroad, THE REMARKABLE DISCOVERIES OF THOMAS EDISON, JR. POSTOFFICE TO BE Division Plan To Go Into Operation July 1, According to Report. Heads Of Departments Are Named With Few Changes In Working Force. (Special to The Star.) Washington, June 22--In'a letter to Postmaster Francis W. Brown, the reorganization of the Lincoln postoffice on the division plan effective July 1, is provided for by the postmaster preneral. The changes are made following an investgaton by a commssion of post- office insectors. Similar reorganizations are in successful iteration in manv of the larger postoffices of the country. Dixisions of finance and mails respectively are created. Present Assistant Postmaster J. Guthrie Ludlam retains that title, but will act as the superintendent of the division ~ of finance and will have charge of all financial transactions and book keepi'ig of the offices, Including money order and postal savings business. E. G. Bivms retains his position as superintendent of mails at an increase of salary. Paul E. Cook, and John E. Heelan,- are appointed assistant surepin- tendents of mails, both receiving an increase of salary. Superintendent of mails uill have full charge of all operations connected with receipt and dispatch of the mails. The assistant postmaster will be held responsible for the financial division and the superintendent of mails for the mailing division. Other changes add to the mobility of the clerical force In the postoffice. The superintendent of mails and the superintendent of finance^are granted full authority within their respective divisions to call any employe to any duty which will facilitate the business of the office. Ida Gunnison, Geo. S. Root, Hiram F. Husted and Roscoe A. Smith are retained in their present positions respectively as superintendents of stations A, "B, and C and University Place branch. Campaign Opened to Save Becker New Tork, June 22.--The first move in the final attempt to sava Charles Becker from execution for the murder of Herman Rosenthal was made today. Martin T. Manton, Becker's chief counsel, went to Albany to discuss wUh Governor Whitman Backer's proposed appeal for executive clemency. It was understood the governor would be asked to grant a reprieve to Becker in the hope that before it expired an amendment to the state constitution would abolish capital punishment. ·»· THE WEATHER. -·- Lincoln, Neb.. June 22.--Forecast · -»· till 7 p. m. Wednesday: -»· For Lincoln and Vicinity: Partly -»- cloudy tonight and Wednesday prob- -·· ably with showers; not much change -*- in temperature. -«· For Nebraska: Showers tonight -·- and Wednesday; warmer in western -*- portion tonight. «· The temper .Mm PS- -·- 7 a. m 61 I 11 a. m 70 · ·+· 8 a. in G1 I 12 noon 79 ·*· 9 a in 72 I 1 p. m 80 -·- 10 a. m 75 | 2 p. m 7S ·«- At 2 P. M. Today--Relative hu- · -·· midlty, 45 per cent; wind velocity, S · ·» miles per bour. *· TVeathpr throughout the state to- · -* day, clear. -· -- ·-- ·«- Highest temperature ;v year age · -·- today, was 87; lowest, C9. ··" Sun anc) Moon. -*· Sun rises, 4:5» a in. -«· Sun sels. S:~02 p. m. ··· Moon ilscs, 12:5C a. m. lilET RESTORED Militia Is Still On Guard At the Country Home Of Governor Slaton. Ancestors Of Man Who Rang Liberty Bell Coming To See It. Two Firemen Lose Lives In Big Blaze Philadelphia, June 22.--Two" firemen were killed and fourteen others were njured here today fighting a fire which destroyed one of the buildings of Thomas Potter Sons Co., oilcloth manufacturers. The~ dead are Wiliam James, a battalion chief, and John Hjllman, jr., a ladderman. An explosion of benzine wrecked the building and caused one wall to topple over on the firemen. Property loss is estimated at $50,000. Destroyer Wadsworth Makes Thirty-Two Knbts-During Test Rockland, Me., June 22.--The torpedo boat destroyer Wadsworth, which exceodon contract speed of thirty Tnots by more than two and a qunrtr-r tnots during Tier olllrinl Hlnndiirdlza.- :ion trial yesterday, loft today on a our hours' run at twenty-five knots speed to test fuel consumption. Six direct descendants of William Hurry, who pulled the rope that rang the liberty bell proclaiming to the world the signing of the declaration of independence July 4, 1770, will be guests of the Lincoln Commercial club July 9, the date that the bell stops, in Lincoln on its way from Philadelphia to the exposition in San Francisco. These six distinguished guests have the further distinction of being residents of Nebraska, and citizens of Palmyra, Otoe county. They are Mrs. Herbert J. Thompson, se-"en genera-- tions removed by direct lineal descent from William Hurry, and her five sons, Alexander, Arthur. Alfred, George and Reid. Her children therefore, are great-grdit-great-grcat- great-great grandchildren of the man whose name has gone down in history as having played a part in declaring the United States a free nation. Mrs. Thompson has written Secretary Whitten of the Lincoln Commercial club asking him if ho would not reserve a seat--assuming that there, were to be seats--for herself and children when the bell arrived, for she said she wanted her children to" see the world-famous srnblem, this sacred relic which their direct ancestor ,had rung. Mrs- Thompson, to establish her identity and those of the children, recounts the history of the family tree from William Hurry down through eight generations. The last four generations, she says, are living. This is the line: WilJiam Hurry's daughter married John McGinley; of the four daughters resulting from the marriage one married a Mr. Stetter; their son Abner, married Caroline Garrison; their daughter, Caroline, in turn, married Joseph G. Klienfelter"; the latter's son, Judge S. Kleinfelter, married Emm*. Ackerman; of this Bunion Blanche Mabel, a daughter, married Herbert J. Thompson. This is the Mrs. Thompson who wants her children to see the bell, and who, with her children, will be invited as guests of honor, at the Commercial club luncheon July 9. Thirteen of Crew Unaccounted For London, June 22.--The - British steamer Carisbrook of Glasgow, from Montreal for I-/eith, S-ntland, was sunk by gunfire from .- Trnian submarine on June 21 at point forty miles north of Kinn.iirds head. Eleven members of her crew were saved. Thirteen are as yet unaccounted for. The Carisbrook was 300 feet long and of 2,352 gross tons. She was built at Sunderlnnd in 1907 nnd was reported at Montreal the beginning' of June. Many Arrests Made For Failure Of Demonstrators To "Move On" When Told. Atlanta. Ga. t Juno 22.--While the militia still \vas· on-frmira u t Governor Slulon's country home, q u i e t pievailed both there and in the city today and there was no indication of a repetition ot the exciting scenes of ycstcrdiy and last night w h i c h followed announcement of the commutation of Leo "M. Prank's death sentence. In the city the near beer saloons, closed by th.p a u t h o r i t i e s yesterday ·were allowed to re-open tins m o r n i n g and there were no crowds in the streets At the governors home it was slated that the m i l i t i a probably would be w i t h d r a w n tonight. State and city u f l l c i a l . s insisted that last night's demonstration probably had cnded the possibility of menace to the governor by the people most bitterly opposed to the commutation of Frank's s e n t e n c e . Remain Prepared. A state of prepaiednos-, i\as maintained today, however, both by the ~ lice and the m i h t n r v authorities. There appeared no f u r t h u 1 evidence of the gathering of a c r o u d in the vicinity of Governor Slaton's suburban home. The Frank case still -wa-s discussed on the streets, but the groups were those ordinanlv seen on the buster corners. Today's ealm aqpaiently was welcomed by the majority o" Atlanta residents. Local newspapers gave very little space to the ease today. A summary of the arrests vna.le yesterday in the c:tv and last night in the neighborhood of the Slaton h'ome showed a total of twenty-four persons taken Into custody. They were mostly young men, some without occupation while some said they were clrks. All were held on a clvirge 'of failing to "move on" when directed by the police to do so. So far as could be learned no rr- rangement had been made for an or- ganlzred protest against the governor's action. The impromptu mass meeting at the capitol yesterday when resolutions were passed condemning- Governor Slaton, seemed to appease the wrath of those immediately concerned. The rush on Governor Slaton's home last night war; the result of an impulsive suggestion on the part of 'jtreet speakers that the crowd "pay the governor a call." Crowd Checked. At three different points al :mg the route to the governor's home oity .ind county police tried to bald the procession but the main body reached the estate shortly before midnight. There they found additional police. Tho governor declared martial law within the zone of one-half mile of nis home and ordered out several companies of t ' « militia. No effort was made by any one to enter the go\ernor's grounds. Barbed wire entanglements had been stretched across the driveways and alone: the grounds just within the- enclosing walla and fences. The crowd appeared to be entirely Icaderless nntl wa s quick to switch from apparent anger to good oumor. Missiles were hurled at the soldiers until someone started to sins. "I Didn't Kaise My Boy to Be a Soldier." The ·crowd was finally dispersed by the soldiers and left with party shouts of ridicule at the militiamen. "Word received from the prison farm at Milledgoville today was that Frank ·was not yet in physical condition to take up active work. Lansmg Expected to Be Appointed to Secretaryship "Washington, Juno 22.--The cabinet was in pension today less than an hour. Neither the Mexican nor European situations were touched. President Wilson did not bring up the subject of appointing a secretary of state. The indications today arc that he will name Robert Lansing. Rate Cases Again Before Commission Washington, June 22--Oral arguments were begun today before the interstate commerce commission In the western rate case Involving about 150 railroads operating west of the Mississippi river. Tho commission decided to have attorneys argue first on the financial condition of the roads and later take up rates on grain products and broom corn. C. C. Wright, attorney for several 'lines seeking Increases, gave a history of the case and outlined the reasons which led tho roads »o ask them. He s.xid they asked increases'on twelve selected commodities because it was believed they were best abl? to stand higher rates. The roads, he said, had tried to give a composite view of conditions from St Paul south and west to Denver and New Mexico, including TOMIS mid Louisiana. C1PGELL (IKES Murderer Of Wife Of Warden Allen Of Joliet Prison May Be Known. Joliet. 111., June 22.--Officials of the penitentiary here expected today that the name of the convict who murdered the w i l e of Warden Allen Sunday morning would be known today. "Chicken Joe 1 " Campbell, the negro trusty, principal suspect in the case, gave the information on which tbo prediction was based At midnight last nmfit Deputy Warden Rynn and I"."' other prison olficmls. entered Campbell's cell where he has been on iiv,il and water, and kept In a standing position most of the time since Sunday The negro was badly shaken by his treatment, but according to lij.m did not eon- fess. "For two hours we gave him the third degree," MI-! Ryan, "and be told us enough to u-nlcr suspicion on ono man. I will In- aliipnscil if a scnsi- tion docs not dovolopo. The i n q u e s t WHS resumed at 10 o'clock. M i s Allen was to be buried this- afteinoon. Fleet Is Tuning Up Again-Believe New Attack Is About To Be Opened, Paria, June 22.--Although operations on the Gtillipoli peninsula hnv« assumed of lute the aspect of siego warfare, local attacks and counter attacks continue, says a Ha\as dispatch trom Athens dated Monday. Fighting was particularly intense last Wednesday when the allies repulsed a Turkish attack and took 700 prisoners. The allied trenches at the southern extremity of the peninsula, the dispatch states, are four miles from eddul and form a. square near Avi Burnu. The great activity has been noted n the allied fleet for the last few days, eading to the belief a general attack on the strals is imminen. Turk Ships Sunk. Petrograd, June 22.--(Via London.) --It is officially announced that Russian submarines lm\ o sunk a large steamer find two sailing vessels belonging to the Turks in the Black sea between ErcgH (a seaport 120 miles east of the Bosphoius) and Kefken island (sixty miles west of Eregli). Unofficial Report States Losses In Fighting Around Arras Terrible. Berlin, June 22.--(By Wireless to Sayville.)--The Overseas News agency today gave out the following: "Reports from Dutch sources state that the French losses are fearful. The hospitals at Amiens and Abbeville are overcrowded. The constant arrival of trains with wounded adds tc the confusion and it is impossible to give the usual care to the wounded. "Soldiers write that from Arras to Souchez (about eight miles) the field is covered with corpses and that the odor is unbearable. "Reports from neutral sources declare that the battle raging near Arras may decide the fate of France. Both sides fight with unheard of heroism. The French are very strong. The Germans continuously receive reinforcements. The losses on both sides are fearful." Chihuahua Hit' By Severe Blaze El Paso, Texas, June 22.--General Tomas Ornelas, commanding officer at Juarez today, admitted that a fire last night at Chihuahua destroyed the city market. A report that a hospital building at Chihuahua also was destroyed arid more than 200 wounded, and burned was received here but authorities in Juarez denied knowledge of such an occurrence. Military and civil authorities in Juarez declined to discuss the arrival today of 300 wounded from the south. They save the impression that the wounded were from battles of *tveral days ago. A private message received in Juarez stated that fighting had been -esumed Sunday night south of Leon that Ooncral Villa planned to leave Lagos todny to take active command of the operations. _ ,,,,,_ IN ELECTION National Committeeman, Mayor Of Indianapolis and Police « Chief Named. 125 Other Defendants Charged With Conspiracy On Grand Jury Findings. THOMAS TAGGART Mational Ccmmittcemnn From In liana, Indicted by a Grand Jury With 127 Others for Alleged Election Conspiracy. Indianapolis, Ind., Juno 22.--Thomaa TaKgart, democratic national commit tcenuin from Indiana: Mayof Joseph E. Hell, Chief of Police Samuel V. Perrott and 125 others were indicted by the Marion county grand lury here today, charged with con- spii.icv t" commit a felnny through icI.'Llion ut' e l e c t i o n laws, h i i b c i and tlackrmiil. Tu-.jKii.rt \vas rt-Ienscd on li.OUO bond and Boll on $10,000. More than a. doxcn members of ilnyor 13cl!'s official furmly \vorc in- 1k ted iviul a.s\ more members of the police lorce wore named. Th5 thorn indicted included election ot- Icials. wnnl and precinct leaders, vorkers al the polls and voters,. Tlu- indictment" Is in forty-efjjhjt counts. , Many of the indicted men appeared at The office of Sheriff George V, Coltln this afternoon and gave bond. Among those who appeared were Chief f Police Permit nnd Robert Metzger, vho each gave bonds in the sum of $10,000. The charges are based on the elec- ion of November 3, 19U, the regis- .ration of September and Octo- er, and the primary of May 5, 1914. Ot.'iers Named. Fred B.irrett, city attorney and democratic county chairman; Robert etZRer. lormer chief of police and ?publican member of the board of safety, and Frank P. Baker, formci county prosecutor, are among tho more prominent of the men indicted. All the men--democrats, republicans anrl progressives--are named in a single indictment. The main charge is conspiracy to commit felonies by corrupting the election, by violation of the primary law, the registration laws, and by bribery and blackmaiL Included among those indicted are said to be a number ot" primary, registration and election officials. The indictment charges certain of those of- with conspiracy to permit persons to register falsely and to vote falsely in the primary and in the election. Another count charges persona with repeating. Imported Repeaters. Repeaters were imported from out- Bide of the county for use in the election, It Is asserted in the indictment. Several counts charge election officials .with failing to do their duty in connection with" having the voting machines in proper order and with tampering with the machines during the day. Many members of Mayor Bell's official family, former city officials, policemen, ward leaders and primary and election officials are among those indicted. The more prominent are the following: Herman Adam, city sealer of weights and measures. Dennis Bush, street commissioner. Edward Lyons, democratic candidata for county treasurer. Dr. John W. Sluss, republican and former superintendent - of the city hospital. Donn M. Roberts, former mayor ot Terre Haute, who was convicted in the election fraud trial in federal court here recently.' Charles Coval, formerly Mayor Bell's secretary. Jacob H. Hilkene, city building Inspector. Oscar Merrill, police lieutenant. Roberts* connection with Indianapolis politics was touched upon durins the trial in the federal court when he was convicted and sentenced to six years in the federal prison. Several witnesses mentioned the alleged fact that Roberts had sent repeaters to Indianapolis from Terre Haute to worts during the election. Taggart Appears. Thomas Taggart was the first of the indicted men to appear at the sheriff's office to acknowledge service in the, case. He was closely followed by Mayor Bell. Both were released on personal bonds of $5,000 each. In all, 128 men were named in the indictment, two more than were named by the federal grand jury here after its Investigation of the Terre Haute election conspiracy. Among the others Indicted were the following: James S. Rochford,. superintendent street cleaning. William Cl.iuer, clerK of the board of safety. Nelson Hyde, former member board of safety. William A. McConnell, city veterinarian. William T. Brown, clerk of the board of county commissioner.". Several police sergeants, patrolmen and city detectives were among tb* ttti dieted. ,_j JEWS PA PER I JEWS PA PER I

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