will try to fiftd out the cause of the
The crimes for which those burned
to death were in prison are as fol
lows: Dudley Reed, criminal assault, sent
up in 1909 for life, the death sen
tence having been commuted.
George Baker, murder, sent up for
life in 1908.
Will Suggs, murder, sent up in
St. Clair Collins, attempted crim
inal assault, sent up for life this year.
Ezekiel Francis, assault and bat
tery, two years, criminal assault,
twenty years, sent up in 1907.
Tom Barnes, attempted criminal
assault, sent up for ten years in 1908.
Alvin Rutherford, murder, sent up
for life in 1912.
Tom Haynes, manslaughter, sent
up for twenty years in 1911.
Ed Lewis, burglary, sent up for
seven years this year.
Walter Sykes, burglary, sent up for
seven years in 1910.
Peter Butler, burglary, sent up in
Ernest Brown, crime against na
ture, sent up for one year this year.
J. Sheppard, grand larceny, sent
up for four years in 1912.
The balance of the dead are: Sam
Todd, Robert Jackson, Jesse James,
Mannie Washington, Isaac Smith,
Willie Marson, Andrew Jackson, An
derson Smith, Lenox Lewis, Henry
Davis, Ernest Richardson, Frank Al
len, Ed Brown, Greevy Havis, Tony
Clark, Charles Shows, John McDon
ald, Will Union, Jesse Young, John
HOLD FIRST SESSION OF VOTING
MACHINE FRAUD PROBE
Two members of the state voting
machine commission testified before
the Butts legislative-committee to
day, when the first session of the
probe into the -1,000,000 Chicago
voting machine deal was held.
Morris Emerson, Vernon, HL, de
clared that neither the machines
bought from the Empire Voting Ma
chine Co., nor any other, could meet
the requirements of the Illinois prim
ary law. Emerson gave it as his opin
ion that the machines could be
manipulated before they were taken
from the warehouse so as to prevent
balloting for any candidate or set of
candidates their custodian wished to
injure. After the machines had been
installed at the voting places, he said,
more than one man would be neces
sary to "fix" them.
Amos Miller, Hillsboro, second
member of the commission, testified
that the machine purchased for use
in Chicago was a standard type, and
that the same machine was furnished
by other companies besides the Em
pire. He said it met with the require
ments of the state voting, machine
Harry W. Barr, Chicago agent of
the Empire Co., who is wanted by
the committee, still eluded a ser-geant-at-arms,
who has been search
ing for him with a subpoena for two
Kansas City. Gustav Adolph
Schneider kissed wife, then shot and
killed her and himself on crowded
St. Louis. Fight between crew of
street car and negro driver of street
flushing wagon became race riot
when Conductor James S. Cude shot
the negro. Negro probably will die.
Washington. Senator Chamber
lain has reneged on his declaration
fro mfloor of senate yesterday that
he was not bound to support Demo
cratic tariff bill by caucus proceed
ings. Duluth, Minn. Firemen Gus Carl
son and Albert Happleback, killed,
four trainmen injured, in ore train
collision on Duluth Iron Range near
Pekin. The Fukien province has
joined Kwank-Tung in secession.
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