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I iXVIII NO 29 PADUCAH KY WEDNESDAY EVENING SEPTEMBER 12 1906 SI 00 A YEAR I II
Y JAMES GRAHAM IS
s CAPTURED AT LAST
Denies Any Knowledge of Claude Bass
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Whom He Is Accused of Mur
dering on August 21
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J HOW HE HAS BEEN EVADING OFFICERS
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NO AGREEMENT
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ARBITRATORS CANNOT MEET
IIKCAUHH OF AIWENTEES
Three New Member Succeed Thosuj
4Who Refused to Serve Pro
portal for Compromise
M
Dr S H Wlnstead has been SC
lected to serve on tho hoard of arbi
tration which will attempt to settle
tho Morgan controversy in the pub
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lic schools Tho board was supposed
to meet last night but on account ot
the absence of several members tlTy
meeting did not materialize It will
be held as soon as all members are
t a present
r It Is understood there Is a plan to
BPttlo the matter by compromise
1y giving Miss Morgan a principal
Bhl p It Is understood that some
members of the board of nrbllratf in
s 4will instat that report and other
facts In connection with tho case be
Investigated
Ceil Smith Arrive hi Mflnlhi
Manila Sept 17 The United
States transport Logan arrived here
this evening Gen James F Smith
frvice Mvernor general who will SilO
cod Governor General Ide U on
board and will land in tho morning
when there will be a water t parade
and a reception at the city hall den
Smith will bo tho guest of Oov Ida
t at the Calacnnan palace till Mr Ides
departure onSoptembor 23
FROM SANDVILLE
COMES WEDDING IAKTV ON A
HPKCIAIi TRAIN
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Bride Is Fourteen but Her Parent
Consent to AmrliRe Wllh Her
Hell II
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I4One of the most densely attended
t weddings with guest from out of
town was consummated at tho court
house In the county judgoH ofllco at
high noon when Oscar OweD Sin
dors eighteen years old of San + Ivllte
III and Ada Brayflold fourteen
years old of the same town were
united In marriage by the novo n
Robertson of DtiQuoln 111 In the
pretence of their consenting parents
and a heterogenoim mob from a Sun
day school excursion train on which
they came to this city
The happy couple will atari on
fithoir fi bridal tour when tho excursion
t train leaves tonight for Sandvlllo
accompanied by tho well wishes nnd
corporal presence of a host of
friends Mr and lira Sanders will
make their future home at Sandvllle
IUIAJANE5 m ViiNH
Kill Two and Wound Bight Colored
Soldiers
Manila Sept nIn revenge for
tho pundPhment Inflicted upon them
by tho regular troops for WTUng
Lieut Tread weliat tho Philippine
scouts Pulajanca attacked a detach
Y mont of the twentyfourth infantry
colored the night ot the 10th and
killed two and wounded olght colored
soldlors
GInS 10000
Hold Russian Hank Robber Make a
Haul I In View of Crowd
Kiev Sept aAt BJolJazerkoY
today a band of armed roughs at
tacked tho local branch of the Ills
count bank In full view of many peo
ple and got off with 140000 One
bystander was killed and one of the
robbers fearing capture committed
suicide
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James Franklin Graham the al
leged murderer of Claude Bass was
arrested last night shortly after dusK
by F M Matlock formerly a regular
policeman Graham denies that ho
knew Claude Bass and that ho was In
Paducah on the night of tho murder
Graham confcsficd that ho was guilt
of housebreaking but disclaimed any
knowledge oftho Bass murder
Ijast evening shortly after C
ooock Graham camo out of Lee
Hltoa grocery Tenth and Husbands
streets He was accosted by flintlock
who had been tipped off that Gra
ham was coming to Paducah
Jim there Is a warrant for you
at the station tho extra policeman
stntudWell
Well I do not know what it can
bo for ho declared
Matlock Informed him that he
w etdd toHMilm at the hall and the
two started for the police station
Graham wjlllngly accompanying
Mattock En route to the station
little Was said of tho affairs of tho
Iirltoner and a short conference was
hold at the police station
How Is your partner Claude Bass
getting along Lieut Tom Potter
askedI
I do nol know any Bass Gra
has declared
This was nil that pasted at the
police station Graham was trans
ferred nt once to the county jail and
Policemen William Johnson and loge
Cro4s j aiccd to the jail with Mat
look and bin charge Graham was
told that he was wanted on a warrant
charging housebreaking
Well I do not deny breaking Into
the store Was his reply but the
murder matter at that time was not
touched on Graham did not scorn
to bo worried over big plight and
when tho jail was reached quickly
disrobed and wont to sleep
Mullocks Work
I caught Graham because I
worked hard after him anti had
feelers out to tip mo oft Just as
soon as anything developed Mr
Matlock who made the arrest ex
plained Yesterday afternoon I
felt that something was going to hap
pen I took A oar for tho depot ant
before I sot there saw n negvo whom
I had sent out to scout Tho negro
told mo that ho had seen Graham
and that Graham Will coming to iPa
ducah on a freight train Tho negro
had preceded the fugtlve over an
hour on another freight train and I
know > thnt I would bo unable to get
to tho depot before tho train arrived
I took Tenth street and walked
When I came to Hltos grocery I saw
tho boy como out I havo known him
for years Ho Jived near my grocery
for years and traded with me He
did not appear nervous and feigned
Ignorance Graham has been work
ing for the Illinois Central road at
Little Cypress but I think I can pro
duce proof that his story of his trav
el since ho left Paducah conflict
with tho facts
Matlock Is a popular officer Ho
captured Joe King colored near
nrool port last week King got four
yoaro for shooting off George Rich
ardsonH leg Ho will got 150 for
taking Graham
GrahamWild
Wild Storks Afloat
Because of the tact that Gratia n
was at largo and tho police unable
to get a direct liDo on him tho papers
kept quiet about the case Ono re
port last night was to the effect that
Graham had been in the city over
tine the murder It Is stated that
hai was In a Third street saloon be
tween ICentucky avenue and Broad
way on Labor Day and another Is
Continued on Page Klgnci
It is I the dally average circu
lation of n newspaper that the
shrewd advertiser Investigates
High Water days dont count
The Suns dully average last
month was 8010 I
7
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HORRIBLE SCENE
IN RUSSIAN CITY
Women and Children Shot Ky
Ruthless Soldiers
Description and Incidents of Mnssn
vr cro Wlicn Hundreds Were
Slaughtered
PRISONER KIIiLED IN JAIL
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Warsaw Sept 12 A correspon
dent traversed Warsaw street Sled
lecc which presented a desolate as
pect stores and shops being closed
and all showing signs of having been
plundered
Pictures of Saints were hanging
outside the windows or many of tho
houses mute appeals to the soldiery
and loiters to spare tho Inmates
Everywhere In tho streets were to bo
seen soldiers ready to flro on the
least Ilrovocatlon
It Is asserted that paid agents
contrived matters so that on Satur
day the soldiers began shooting in
the streets and bombarding the
houses To quicken tno names sol
diers threw oil upon burning hous
es
Slay Woman mid Rube
As a man was taking his wife and
a newly born child to the hospital
they wero fired upon by the soldiers
and tho wife and child were killed
A Jew ventured out to bring some
water for his thirsting little ones
As often as ho reached the door with
a pall of water tho soldiers com
pelled him to empty It upon tho
ground This was dono eleven times
Tho twelfth time the officer washed
his boots In ho pall and made the
children drink tho fouled water
From doorways VK4t and roots the en
rage people kept up a fusillade of
revolver shots varied at intervals by
the hurling of bombs The troops
who suffered heavily replied with
rifle volleys that did fearful cxecu t
lIon
novel of Slaughter
They broke Into houses slaugh
tered the inhabitants without regard
to ago or sex and after hurling pie I
furniture into tho streets and taking
whatever else was of value set nre
to tho premises Tho sky was light
ed up all night with the flames of
burning buildings and when morn
Ing came tho main streets of the I
town presented a pitiable spectacle
In every direction the Wounded
moaning piteously lay In doorways
or dragged themselves painfully in
search of a place of refuge Some
were killed by drunken soldiers
while begging for their lives Others
died before thdlr wounds could bo
dressed
Aside from the destruction ot
property and terrible loss of lifo the
situation of tho survivors Is pitiable
Mora than 5000 are homeless and
hundreds are without a morsel of
food All tho bakeries In the Jew
ish quarters of tho city have been
destroyed and most of the food
shops have been looted
Riots In Jail
SL Petersburg Sept 12 Threo
prisoners In the Manila jail wore
killed and 14 wounded by guards
who fired on them during a general
attempt to escape Riots at jail are
extremely critical
SEVEN KILLED
WHEN ATLANTIC AND WESTERN
ENGINEER FORGOT ORDER
Two Freight Trains Meet at Switch
and Both Engines and Cars Am
Wrecked
Rlnggold Ga Sept 12A fright
ful head on collision ot freight trains
on the Western and Atlantic road
near here this morning resulted In
tho death of seven trainmen and the
Injury of several others Engineer
Clements of tho northbound train
forgot his orders and ran past a
switch He crushed Into a south
bound train Both engines and live
cars of each train were badly
wrecked Tho dead trainmen all
lived In Atlanta
Atlantahot
Hot in Milwaukee
Milwaukee WIs Sept nOno
death and three prostrations resulted
from excessive heat In Milwaukee
today
BRYAN GREETED
AT LOUISVILLE
Big Ovntion For The Fnnions
Nohrnsknu
Repetition of Demonstration When
Ito Spoke nt St Louis Ycstcr
dny Evening
mc CO LiMENTS PRESIDENT
Louisville Sept 12William
Jennings Dryan was given a hearty
reception by southern Democrats
when ho arrived hero about noon
He was metbyV reception commit
tee and driven to the Halt no use
where a public reception was held
Senator Carmack who with Senator
Stone of Missouri and Henry Wat
tcrson will speak with Bryan at the
armory this evening arrived this
morning
PruleoM President
St Louis Mo Sept 12A tre
mendous ovation was tendered Wil
liam J Bryan by 12000 people gath
ered In the CoLIseum last night when
he stepped upon tho platform and
took his seat With ono accord the
audience arose waived flags and
shouted until the strains of Ameri
ca by a band were drowned out
Bryan praised tho president for set
thing the big anthracite strike and
the war between Russia and Japan
Ho declared tho strike settlement was
In accord with tho Democratic plat
form and that ho wrote that plank
himself
MAGOOVS BOOM I
For President Started on Isthmus of
Panama
Panama Sept 2Tho prcslden
tlal boom tor Charles B Magoou re
tiring governor of the canal zone
who will go to tho Philippines was
launched here Admirers of tho gov
ernor arc hoping their action will
call forth a response in the United
States
NEGROES mol
And One Is Killed While Others Aro
Injured
New York Sept 12 Ono man
ts dying and others seriously Injured
Ina riot of 2000 negroes today In
Sulzeers Harlem River park The
police tried to arrest two negroes
who attacked whlto ompioyes or the
park A freeforall fight followed
HUMBERTS RELEASED
Prances Greatest Svliillcrs Free
From IMson
Paris Sept 12 Frederick and
Theresa Humbert perpetrators of
the greatest swindle in tho annals
of Franco who ordered released
from prison to which they were sen
tenced for lIve years in August 1902
Woman Assistant l Doctor
Austin Tex Sept 12 Miss Mar
garet Holllday of Austin was today
appointed assistant physician of tbo
state Insane asylum She Is the first
woman to bo appointed to that po
sition In Texas
MORPHINE
ENDED YOUNG LIFE AT ELVA
LAST WIlTi
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Martha Bonds Swallowed Dose Ulo 0
cause She Wiu Despondent
Daughter of JjW Bond
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a t
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Won has been received hero that
Martha Bonds nlecijof rel Charles Ila
per of the PaducahVdry docks com
mitted suicide last night at her homo
near Elva by swallowing morphine
She was sixteen years old U Is sup
posed she was despondent She was
tho daughter of JI W Bonds who
I for a short tlmo conducted a grocery
on Ashcraft avenue and afterwards
went to Missouri The family re
county returned to Eva
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Seattle Sept 11Tho question
whether Seattle shall Issue 2000
000 bonds to begin the construction
constructionlof I
of a municipal street railway scbnino
Is being voted on today both sides
claiming the victory
OVER FIVE HUNDREDrl
DELEGATES COMINGI I
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List of Those Who Have Pledged Their
Word To Attend Immigration
Convention
COMMUNICATIONS FROM MANY TOWNS
Senator McCreary will attend the
ImmlgraotlOIl
tion convention Tills news reached
Padurnh today In a letter from the
senator to Secretary Coons of the
Commercial dub accepting nn III
vltntlou to bo present It is probable
Hint Governor Ueckhuni will bo here
and tho presence of Hubert Vree
land commissioner of agriculture
and a candidate for secretary of
state may be nn Inducement for
others to attend
Nothing less than a catastrophe
can prevent a largo attendance at
the Southwestern Kentucky Immi
gration convention
Over 500 delegates to the conven
tion which will bo held ut the Ken
tacky theater October 4C have
Pledged I themselves Try card to attend
whllo the Commercial club has as
surances that between 700 and 1000
delegates will come
Every town and county In this sec
tlon will bo represented and tho may
or commercial bodies and strong
mOn of every district are Interested
In the movement and doing all in
their power to promote Its success
Who Are Interested
The following Commercial bodies
and mayors of various points In
Southwestern Kentucky havo an
nounced their delegations to attend
the immigration convention October
45 111 l Paducah and their pledges of
cooperation In this movement
Louisville Commercial club writes
that It will send a strong delegation
Mayor A J Watts of Mayfield
has appointed a largo delegation and
the Mayfield people will bo hero in
force as well as u largo number
from Graves county
horn J W Blue mayor of Marlon
Ky has appointed delegates The
mayor Is enthusiastic for tho Immi
gration movement
lion B A Hughes mayor of Mur
ray Ky has appointed a large list
of representative men to attend oa
delegates from Galloway county
Other citizens of Murray havo writ
ten and stato that all of Murray will
be here to attend this convention
Hon H Berbllng mayor of Wlck
II Ire Ky has appointed 11 strong
delegation and promhnca to be here
lion Thomas H Cochran prost
dent of tho Crittenden county Com
mercial olub Marion Ky writes
that his club will be on hand
Hon X O Gray president of the
Kuttawa Commercial club writes
I am thoroughly in sympathy with
tho movement and will aid you In
every possible way
Hon Olho Fower secretary of the
Kuttawa Commercial club writes
that they have ono hundred thousand
acres of land that could at once lie
opened up to good farmers They
will Rend a large delegation to at
tend this convention f
Mr M 71 Cox cashiotfof tho bunk
of Birmingham Birmingham Ky
promises n good attendance from
Birmingham lion JlL Little of Bonton Ky
will see to It that a strong delega
lion is sent from Benton Benton
citizens end those In tho surrounding
territory are enthusiastic over the
possibilities of this convention and
will cooperate In this movement
lIon L P Head member of the
state legislature from Paducah is
organizing a largo delegation to at
tend tho convention from EdrtyvI1e
and this Insures that Eddyvlllo and
vicinity wllJ be largely represented
Mr M P MolloyX Dddyvllle Ky
Is cooperating with the Paducal
Commercial club nnd will bring an
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Continued on Page Four
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VEATIIER Fair tonight
nnd Thursday shoivcrs anal them
derstorms The highest tem
peratutw reached yesterday was
Ot nnd the lowest today was 70
FOR 20000 1 N
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LAURA MAY SUIS TIlE ILLINOIS
FCEXTRAL jv i
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Ililliiian Car Company Porter At
tempted to Kiss Her nnd Slier
Escaped by Her Wits
A special from St Louis states
that Laura May formerly < a teacher
In the Paducah colored schools has
sued the Illinois Central Railroad
company for J20000 on account of
the alleged attempt of a Pullman oar
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porter to kiss her while she was on
her way to Paducah
The Incident happened several
weeks ago Tho woman was Invited
by the porter who clamed to be a
frond of her husband to ride with
him In tho Pullman car She accept
ed the invitation and while the train I
was speeding through the country he
threw his arms around her and tried
to kiss her Sho screamed and strug
gled and finally drove her flat
through a window cutting tho flesh
tout attracting tho attention of rev
cucra at a < small station which they
were Just entering
Stenslaiul Start Home Y
Tangier Sept 12lllul O Steps
land defaulting president of tho
Milwaukee bank of Chicago sailed
for Now York today on the Ham
bnrg American liner Pnnz Adolbert
In custody of Attorney Olsen by
whom ho was arrested hero and De
tective Kcelel l
LAND MARINES
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IF CCI1AX GOVERNMENT AS SI I
FOR AID IS ORDER
American War Vessels Go to Havana
to Protect Americans and Take
a Hand
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Washington Sept lActlng
Secretary of State Bacon announced
today that tho United Stat s cruiser
Denver ordered to illavana will ar
rlvo there tonight or tomorrow morn
Ing Tho gunboat Marietta mornf f
dered from Clcnfuego Orders oroI I
Issued by direction of President
Roosevelt Tho purpose of theovI I
ernment < s to have these vessels ready
not only to protect Americans lu I
Cuba but also to land marines In or
den to end tho revolution If a re I
quest for such action is made by the
Cuban government I
YAMS PROFESSORS AtE ROBBED
Educator Return From Vacations I
to Find Homes IlunderedI
New Haven Conn Sept 12
Several professors at Yale who went
away for tho summer have returned
to find their homes robbed or every
I thing valuable Professor Cross Du > I
Dols Gooch and Walker wore the
first to report losses Other members
of the faculty absent from the citys
are hurrying homo to take an Inven
I
tory of their belongings I
PANAMA HATS AFFECTED I
Reported That Earthquake Destroyed t
the Stray Fields
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New York Sept 12 + Another evil
effect of the South American earth
quake developed today with the ar I
al of Juan B Flores of Bueador
I He brought the news that the great J
straw fields of the Vauglar Celto dis
trlct ot Eucador were destroyed by j
t the earthquakes and that BS a result > 4 4t
fho future of the Panama hat Indus
llf is tbreatened1 1111 I
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