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HICIIMOND, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 1913.
LOSES FIRS! Mf
SULZER PLEA TO OUST FRAWLEY
BOARD MEMEE.RS ON ELIGIBIL
ITY POINT DENIED.
WILL BAR TECHNICALITIES
Impeachment Body to Halt Evasion of
Chief Issue Accused Executive
Finally Yields Office to Acting
Albany, N. Y.. Sept 22. Followlpf
the conclusion of the second session
of the high court of impeachment con
vened to determine the fitness of Wil
liam Sulzer to continue as governor
of New York two Important points
seem to be established.
The first Is that It Is the purpose
of the 48 senators and nine appeals
Judges sitting In Judgment on the In
dictment returned against Mr. Sulzer
by the state assembly, to prevent eva
sion of the main Issue Involved In the
proceeding and that all legal techni
calities, even when based upon the
fundamental lights of the accused gov
ernor to seek vindication, shall be
wept aalde in order to arrive at his
guilt or innocence.
The second development of Friday
bore only collateral relation to the
undertakings of the high court The
suspended governor himself provided
It by recognizing Martin H. Glynn, the
lieutenant governor, as the acting gov
ernor of the state.
Mr. Sulzer, who did not appear be
fore the high court or In the regular
office of the governor, delegated his
secretary, Mr. Piatt, to advise Mr.
Glynn of his decision to refrain from
performing further the acts or the
executive until his fate shall have
been determined by the high court of
. In a letter to Mr. Glynn, who occu
pied the temporary offices provided
for him by the legislature following
the refusal of Mr. Sulzer to abdicate
on' his indictment by the assembly,
. Mr. Piatt turned over to the acting
)ovemor mmi-fl tk'h'Ct to Tr1nt;
" extradition proceedings and documents
concerning prisoners whose terms are
about to expire through commutation
In his letter to Lieutenant Governor
Glynn Mr. Sulzer explains that he
had taken such action because of re
cent decisions of the supreme court
that the "executive functions should
be performed by yourself as acting
The version furnished by Mr. Sul
xer's supporters Is that in recognizing
the right of Mr. Glynn to exercise the
duties of governor pending the Im
peachment trial he was actuated sole
ly by a desire to promote the business
of the state government, which has
been virtually at a standstill since Mr.
Sulzer was Indicted on August 15.
- Counsel for Sulzer lost the first
skirmish in a legal battle to prevent
the accused executive from coming
to trial. Their objections to permit
ting four senators to sit as members
of the court were overruled.
William Sulzer, governor of New
York, charged by the assembly with
high crimes and misdemeanors, failed
to appear In person before the high
court of Impeachment when It con
vened Thursday to begin the trial
which will determine his guilt or In
nocence. Instead, his attorneys en
tered a "special appearance" In the
governor's behalf and challenged the
organization of the court and Its Juris-
diction over the accused.
The assembly at night adopted a
resolution offered by Majority Leader
Levy calling for the arrest of James
C. Garrison for alleged contempt In
refusing to answer questions before
the Judiciary committee concerning
statements attributed to him to tht
effect that money was used to Influ
ence votes of certain members in
bringing about the Impeachment ol
STUDENT SLAIN DURING FIGHT
Tank 8crap at Purdue University
In Indiana Fatal to
Lafayette, Ind., Sept. 22. One stu
dent was killed and twenty-five were
Injured In Friday night's tank scrap
between freshmen and sophomores at
Purdue university. Francis Oben
chain of South Whitley, Ind., a sopho
more, was the victim. He was kicked
on the bead and died from concussion
of the brain an hour later. Obenchaln
was a member of the Phi Kappa Sig
ma fraternity and died at the fra
ternity bouse. The first year men out
numbered their opponents and tb
sophomores never had a chance. Many
atudents engaged In the fight wer
carried from the field, most of them
only being exhausted.
No Crime Killing Msdero.
Mexico City, 8ept. 22. The deaths
of Francisco 1. Madero and Vice-President
Jose Maria Pino Buaret were
not brought about by a puulshabls
crime, according to a docWlon pro.
pounced by the military court here.
HOUSE ADOPTS MEASURE WITH
OUT E88ENTIAL CHANGE.
Admlnlsaratlon Act Wins by Vote of
268 to 84 Now Goes te Senate
Washington, Sept. 20. The Glass
Owen currency bill passed the bouse
on Thursday by the overwhelming
rote of 286 to 84.
The final vote brought a number of
Republicans to the suppdrt of the ad
ministration measure. Twenty-four
Republicans voted for the bill and
three Democrats voted against it.
The measure now goes to the sen
ate, where a long consideration before
the banking committee awaits it.
Representative Wlngo of Arkansas
demanded a record vote on the so
called gold standard amendment, and
on a division 165 Democrats and Re
publicans voted for it and 45 Demo
crats voted ' against It. A roll call
was ordered, which changed the vote
to 29S In favor of the amendment to
89 against it. All those voting "no"
The Progressives offered a motion
to recommit the bill to the committee,
with Instructions to incorporate a
provision to prohibit Interlocking di
rectorates In national banks. It was
defeated, 206 to 71.
After much parliamentary Jockey
ing, Progressive Leader Murdock
succeeded In forcing a roil call on
another motion to recommit and that
disclosed a vote of 266 to 100 against
A burst of applause greeted the
passage of the bill. The three Demo
crats who voted against it were Callo
way, Elder and Wltherspoon.
MEXICANS SLAY 5 U. S. MEN
Rebels Slaughter Citizens Without
Mercy for Protesting Against '
San Antonio, Tex., Sept IS W. O.
Robertson, a business raift of this
. Uy, ,-lrd four other AurtWn-s wel
killed by rebels near Mazatlan, Max.
The men were looking after their
property Interests there when set
upon by a band of revolutionists. They
protested against the .looting of their
property. The Mexicans then attacked
the men themselves. They tried to
protect themselves, but were over
whelmed by numbers and slain with
put mercy. Workmen who escaped
to this city told of the atrocity.
COSTLY TRAIN IS WRECKED
Oriental Limited Plunges Into Burn
ing Bridge and No One Is
La Crosse, Wis., Sept. 20. When the
Oriental limited, the Burlington's
crack coast train, plunged through a
burning bridge at Treaupealeau on
Thursday. 15 were slightly injured and
of the scores of passengers no one was
killed. The property loss Is 100.000, a
baggage car, smoker, coach and two
tourist sleepers being burned when a
gas tank under the diner exploded.
The engine and Pullmans remained on
NEWS FROM FAR
EI Paso, Tex., Sept. 18. Four thou
sand four hundred rounds ofammuul
tlon was stolen from the custom house
here. Federal agents removing am
munition recently seized from Mexi
can smugglers discovered the theft.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Sept. 20. Two
thieves entered J. J. Thompson's
Jewelry store In Monroe avenue on
Thursday and shot dead J. N. Thomp
son and Edward Smith, besides fatally
wounding Paul Townsend, another
clerk. They fled with 120,000.
Toledo, O.. SepL 20. Gen. C. L.
Young, seventy-five, died at his home
here from effects of a stroke of para
lysis. General Young was a veteran
of the Civil war and served in the
battles of Gettysburg and Chancel
lorsville. Sprlugfleld, 111.. Sept. 20 Fire be
lieved to be Incendiary destroyed the
residence of former Alderman John
T. O'Neil. It started tu a rextauraut
on the first floor. Mr. O'Neil lowered
his family with a rope and slid down
the same way. Recently he received
a letter threatening to burn his home.
Washington, Sept. 20. President
Wllsou sat in a 50-cent seat in the bal
cony of a vaudeville theater and en
Joyed the show much more thun a
week ago, when be occupied a stage
box. He slipped quietly In with Duo
tor Grayson and a secret service man
aud was not recogulzed. lie didn't
wait, however, for pictures of Thaw's
adveutures In Canada.
Washington, Sept. 20. Corcoran art
gallery authorities announced tbey
were determined to draw the line oo
"daring effecta In nude art"
MASTER MINDS IN
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John J. McOraw (left) of the "Giants and "Connie Mack" (right) of thv
"Athletics," who, as the daye grow closer lor the big championship battle,
are becoming more and more restless and anxious to have the post baseball
season games played and over with. '
"SLAVERS" TO PRISON
DIGGS GIVEN TWO YEARS, CAM
IN ETTI 18 MONTHS.
Both Men Are Fined Former to Pay
82,000, Latter $100 for Viola-v.
( tlons of Mann Act. . . v
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Fleet of the United States district
court on Wednesday sentenced Maury
L Diggs, former state architect of Cal
ifornia, to two years In the state peni
tentiary at San Quentln, and to pay a
line of $2,000 for violating the Maun
F. Drew Camlnettl, son of Anthony
Caminettl, United States commission
er general of Immigration, was sen
tenced to 18 months at San Quentln
and to pay a fine of $1,500 for a sim
A ten-day stay of execution was
granted, and for that period Diggs was
admitted to ball In the sum of $15,000
and Camlnettl In the sum of $10,000,
pending an appeal for a writ of error.
The offense charged was that the
prisoners transported Marsha War
rington and Lola Norrls from Sacra
mento to Reno in violation of the
Mann act Both girls testified for the
prosecution and both wives for their
Diggs and Caminettl seemed uncon
cerned when sentence was pro
nounced. CRAZED MAN BLOWS UP HOME
Resident of Bloomlngton, Ind.. Ex
plodes Heavy Blast In Bedroom
Two Dead and Two Fatally Hurt.
Bloomlngton, Ind., SepL 22. In a
demoniacal fit of Insanity, Mack
Hurst, fifty years old, a stone mason,
blew up his home with dynamite
about three o'clock Friday morning,
killing himself and one daughter, fa
tally wounding two other daughters,
and demolishing the bouse. Mrs.
Hurt escaped Injury.
The dead: Mack Hurst, fifty years
old; Maud Hurst, sixteen years old.
fatally hurt; Fannie Hurst, thirteen
years old, one leg blown off, body
mangled, and almost unrecognizable;
Elizabeth Hurst, six years old, body
But little 1s known of the tragedy
beyond the results. Mrs. Hurst, who
escaped injury, how, she says, she does
not know, says that the man awoke
the family at two o'clock, and told
them all to gather at his bedside. Aft
er tbey bad all entered ho closed and
locked the door and spoke only these
five words: "Wo will all die together."
Then be picked up a stick of dyna
mite aud threw It under the bed.
Then there was a donftnlng roar, and
Mrs. Hurst mraembered nothing more.
ITALIAN COMMANDER KILLED
General Torelll and Thirty-Three Offi
cers and Men Are Slain
BengazL Tripoli, Sept. 19. The
Itallau commander, General Troelll,
and 33 officers and men were killed In
a battle on Tuesday with Arab tribes
men. The news reached this city.
The Italian list of wounded includes
76 officers and men. The Arab losses
are not stated, but ware undoubtedly
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ELECT G. A. R.
VETERANS NAME WASHINGTON
0 MINER OF MICHIGAN COM
i - iMANDER FOR 1914.
Veterans Adept Resolution Approving
(the Erection of a Peace Memorial
to M)n of Both Armies Near Chat
Chattanooga, Tenn., SepL 22.
Washington Gardner of Michigan was
elected commander-in-chief of the
Grand Army of the Republic on Fri
day over the opposition of "the house
of lords" of that organization.
Col. G. E. Adams of Nebraska was
the candidate agreed upon by a few
leaders of the Grand Army at the last
encampment, and the election of this
year came after one of the hardest
fights ever waged in a national en
campment. Michigan won a double
victory, securing not only the commander-in-chief,
but the next encamp
ment also, the delegates voting to
meet In 1914 at Detroit. Colonel
Adams ran second in the race for
commander, but after It was apparent
that ex-Congressman Gardner was to
be elected the full vote of the en
campment was cast for him. Other
officers elected were:
Senior vice commander, Thomas M.
Soward, Guthrie, Okla.; Junior vice
commander, William L. Ross, Pltts
fleld. Me.; surgeon general, J. K.
Weaver, Morrlstown, Pa.; chaplain
general, Horaoe M. Can-, Parsons,
Kan. Oeneral Gardner's first official
act was to appoint Oscar A. James of
Detroit adjutant general and Col. D.
R, Stowits of Buffalo, N. Y., quarter
master general. The encampment
adopted a resolution approving the
erection of a peace memorial to the
men of both armies to be erected near
Chattanooga. It Is similar to that
which was adopted by the United
Confederate Veterans here In May.
Officers of the Daughters of Vet
erans elected the following officers:
Mrs. Mary Kidder, New Hampshire,
president; Mrs. Lula Mae Collins, Chi
cago, 111., senior vice-president; Mrs.
Katherlne Flood, Massachusetts. Junior
vice-president; Mrs. Agnes Davis,
Minneapolis, chaplain; Mrs. Bertie
Best, Ohio, Inspector; Council Mes
dames Gulleand of Denver. Mattls
Tucker of Maine. Miss Nina Little
field of Massachusetts, Miss ' Clara
Randall of Chicago, Miss Spencer of
Washington. IX C.
PRINCESS SOPHIE KILLS SELF
Daughte of German Prince Ends Life
With Bullet Father Objected
Heldelburg, Germany, Sept. 20.
Princess Sophie of Saxe-Welnier com
mitted suicide by shootiug herself
with a revolver during the night. She
was found dead on Thursday in her
room In the palace of her father,
Prluoess Sophie was reported some
months ago to have become engaged
to marry Hans Von Ulelchroeder, a
number of the powerful Berlin bank
ing family. Her father, however, de
Died the report at the time.
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WANT GOOD ROADS
NICHOLAS COUNTY PEOPLE FORM
ORGANIZATION TO BUILD
Meeting Called for Next Saturday-
Great Interest Manifested and Lib
eral Subscriptions Received,
Western Newnpaper Union Nws Service.
Carlisle, Ky. Nicholas county peo
ple are going after the proposed model
road from Sharpsburg to Carlisle and
Millersburg In earnest Judge James
Mitchell called to order the big good
roads mass meeting here. A perma
nent organization was effected, with
Judge James Mitchell as president;
Urban M. Swlnford, secretary; L. F.
Huehes. James H. Tllton. Dr. Nelson
H. McNew and Stanley Keller, iftsist-1
ant secretaries. A committee of 50
citizens of Nicholas, Bourbon and Bath
counties was appointed to secure
funds. The committee will meet next
Saturday to 'ormulate plans. Another
good roads meeting will follow that
afternoon. Great Interest among
farmers and business men along the
route of the proposed road prevails,
and liberal subrcrlptlons are being re
ceived. State Senator Charles W.
Mathers started an Individual list with
$500. Many farmers are subscribing
$1 for each acre of lnd they own. Gov
ernment money will probably be avail
able by October 1, and Judge Mitchell
stated that federal aid was practically
assured. About $40,060 Is to be raised
on the full 20 miles of road, outside, of
government money. Both counties will
take core of the road from Sharpsburg
to the Nicholas county line. It was
stated, and besides subscribing Nich
olas county citizens propose to work
on the road with their teams free of
charge. Intersected by about 20 other
pikes, this is one of the most traveled
highways In Kentucky.
RAILROAD FOR CLAY COUNTY.
Barboursvllle. . Kr. New interest
ding a railroad from this point
through Clay county's coal fields to
Manchester, following a meeting of
the Tennessee promoters, of the rail
road in this city. Several heavy In
vestors in Clay county seal and tim
ber lands are Interested in the pro
posed line. For the past six years in
vestments In the coal fields of Clay
county have been heavy. In the aggre
gate over $2,000,000 having been ex
pended, and the construction of a
railroad and the development of the
coal la regarded as a matter of only a
short time. A railroad from here
Manchester already has been sur
veyed and much of the right of way
HISTORIC BUILDING IS RAZED.
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bellum buildings of Whltesburg. near y
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a century oiu, una oeen razeu to i
make a place for a modern business
The building stood immediate
ly below the Central hotel on Lower
Main street, and history is closely link
ed with the old house, since It was
the headquarters of Gou. Humphrey
Marshall and hie men during the civil
war. Gen. Marshall marched from this
building when he went to Pound Gap
to meet the forces under Gen. GarfleM.
Only one other ante-bellum building Is
left here the R. O. Frasheara home
nearby, which is soon to meet a sim
ilar fate to give way to a modern res
idence. WANT COMMISSION FORM.
ML Sterling, Ky. Montgomery
county taxpayers have filed a petition
before Acting County Judge Charles
G. Thompson, asking that a vote be
taken upon the commission form of
government for this county, with
three commissioner)! to be elected ;
from the county-at-large to act with 1
the County Judge. The question will !
be submitted to the voters at the No- 1
vember election, and It U believed ,
that It will win. Those backing tho
movement will institute a cam:almi
of education In every precinct in the
county during the mouth of October
and explain the workings of the com
mission form to the people and voters.
BANKERS CHOSE OFFICERS.
Loulsvilie, Ky. The annual conven-:
lion of the Kentucky Hankers' Asso-'
elation was brouh'bt to a close here
with tbe adoption of the report of the .
Kesolutloiis Committee and the elec- ,
tlon of officers. Tbe following officers
were unanimously chosen: Frank M. '
Cettys, of Louisville, president; A. 11. !
Davis, of Louisville, Secretary; li. I.
Ormsby, of Louisville, treasurer; (V '
M. Manning, C. P. Dickinson, of Lex
ington, aud V. V. lira Isliaw, of l'ailu
cab, as tbe new members of the l'x-'
cutlve Committee for three years. Mr. j
Gettys is vice president of the Union ,
National Hank. He succeeds J. E.
Buckingham, of Palctsvllle. I
POLICE COLLECT FINES
Newport "Bobbies" Held Up Telephone
Collectors and Relieve Them
Newport, Ky. For the second time
within three months Leo Waldhoiise,
collector for the Citizens' Telephone,
Company, was held up by the police
and relieved of cash he bad collected
from subscribers Just as he was obou.
to board a car for Cincinnati to turn
in the receipts. He wax taken 'to
police headquarters In a police auto
after he had refused to give the money
to a policeman. There he was given
a receipt and allowed to go ills way.
The collections amounted to $95.80.
On June 28 the company officials were
summoned to appear in Police Court
to answer to the charge of alleged
failure to remove poles and wires of
various streets In tho city. The com-
P811' as fined 2: 8n(1 costs for eacn
day the poles were allowed to stand,
and the police have taken to the novel
scheme as related to collect the fine.
It Is hinted that a suit seeking a
blanket Injunction may be Issued
against the city ofUcials restraining
them from interfering with collectors
of the company.
FIRST NIGHT RURAL SCHOOL
For the Teaching of Agriculture
Now in Session at Carlisle.
Carlisle, Ky. Men and women of
Nicholas county as well as hoys and
girls are enrolling In the agricultural
classes of the night agricultural
schools that have been started by
Miss E. Gardner, superinter.dent of
Nicholas county schools, in the rural
schools of this county. The ages of
those now enrolled range from four
teen to sixty years, and the pupils are
very enthusiastically studying the
modern methods of farming. It is said
that these are the first bight rural
schools for the teaching of agricul
ture started In the United States.
The County 'Board of Education has
selected Mrs. George W. Taylor, of
a loading educator, as
i -"-taitt flipci'vlwr-
to assist the county superintendent la
the work of supervision.
SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM.
Lexington, Ky. It has been decided
by President 11. S. Barker, of State
university, and Enoch Grehan, city
editor of the Herald, who had practi
cally been appointed head of the new
j school of Journalism which it had been
j proposed to establish at State univer-
i bii;, iu jjusipuue nit juitugurauuii vi
tne school till next lull. It was tnougnt
that the matter was taken up too lute
this year to start the school effective
ly The printing plant, whieh it was
expected to use in connection with the
school of Journalism, has been placed
! in charge of Clarence Egbert, and will
De used thi8 vear ln getting out the
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various publications and bulletins at
the university. It is proposed that
I when the school of Journalism Is es
! tabllshed a four-) ear course shall be
FORM NON-POLITICAL CLUB.
Lexington, Ky. The mass meeting
held here at the courthouse
by the good government forces re
sulted In the organization of a Good
Government League on the same lines
as the organization of that name In
Chicago. The league will be a non
political organization and devote its
energies to ascertaining the opinions
of candidates on public questions, and
also Inspecting closely their business
and political relation to prominent is
sues in the campaign.
The promoters of the League In Lex
ington believe every candidate in
Fayette county and Lexington should
take a stand upon important political
questions and they hope to make the
organization of sufficient strength to
impress upon the voters the impor
tance of voting for those who are not
afraid to announce openly their con
victions. NORMAL WELL ATTENDED.
Richmond, Ky. Eastern Kentucky
i State Normal School showed a .10 per
j cent Increase in attendance over last
I season at the opening President
I Critbbe predicts an attendance of l.fioo
; when the rural schools close. There
bave been arrangements for the ae-
coirmodatlon of as many as 2,000
HENDERSON WANTS HOSPITAL,
Henderson, Ky. Dr. Everett MorrU,
a member of the Kentucky Board of
Tuheit. uloris ('uiiiniis.-iuuevs, has sunt
word that be will come, to Henderson
thU week in behalf of the commission
to see whether it Is advisable to be
gin a campaign here in behalf of a
tuberculosis hospital tor Henderson