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SIXTY-SECOND YEAR. XO. '205.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 1913. -TWENTY PAGES.
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BOYS HOLD UP
Daring Piece of Work
Staged on Alabama
IN HER CLASS
PAPA MAKES DENIAblVIU.IULBlt.31 Ul
Letters to Owners Before
Stats Election Intro
duced in Court.
RD TO Fl
HAD $50,000 IN BANKS
riends Unacquainted With Af
fluence of Governor When
Albany, N. Y., Sep. 26. Governor
Sulzer asked Harry Morgenthau, am
bassador to Turkey, to "be easy with
l:im" in case he was called as as a
witness at his impeachment trial.
Morgenthau. who gave $1,000 to the
Sulner campaign fund, so testified to
day when recalled as a witness. He
said the governor asked him to treat. I
the relations between tbetn as "per-1
iJunean "v7. Peck, st?t superintend-
of public works, testified that he
Kpvernor abked btn to deny under I
oath that he had aade $500 contribu-
lion to the campaign fund.
Teck paid he han:Ied Sulzer the $500
it. a democratic reform meeting atftify for the prosecution.
Troy. N. Y telling hftn there were! S'.iIit called personally on Charles
"no s'riagg to It." The witness said.A- Stadlcr. president of the Ameri-
that in a tnlk with the governor when
the Krawley commlt;pp had asked the
witness to testify, and the witness
askej Sulzer what be fould do, the i
"Do as I'm going i
to do deny It.'
"But 1 shall be placo.i under oath,"
aid the witness.
"Forget it," said the governor.
Richard Crok'T. Jr., testified this af
ternoon that he gave a check for $..
niii to Sulzer made out to "cash." The
thci k was Introduced as evidence.
Albany, N. Y.. Sept. 26. Crowds
flocked to the canitol todav to hear
Frederick I Col well, called by the
proF.ectit!on in th impeachment trial
f Governor Fulzcr. Sarecky was fcr
inorly Sulaer'H cumpaign secretary.
Co' wail has been known as Sulzer's
"duininy" Jit Wall street deals.
At the openit.g of the session let
ters written by Sulzer to V. J. Eiias
ii lid A M. Hoffman, brewers, who con
tributed to the Sulcer campaign fund,
Judge Lewis J. Ionian of New York.
first witness, told of handing Sulzer a
1inrU frpm iol M HraHv for
fi, r...uit,n fund i-ni.n tM of
1,11, h- !..! uith a man named I'otter I
Hbout helping out the governor. H-i
faid Sulxer needed a new outfit of j
r'.othes for his campaign upstate. He
aid he made no restrictions on the
Use to which the money he gave Sul
:;nr should be put. He said he did not
know Sulzer had trore than fifty thou
sand dollars in New York banks. Dan
iel Brady said he had destroyed both
the check and stub connected with the
contribution to Sulzer. lie said he aid j
this because he did not want to get i
mixed up with either faction as he
as friendly with both. He admitted
he did not destroy the check and stubs
until after the Sulzer impeachment.
Nine developments marked the im
peachment trial of Governor Sulser
jeMerday. They were:
Jacob H. Schiff, New York banker,
testified that he was asked recently
by Samuel I. Frankenstein, a former
Jaw partner of Sulzer, if he would
r.icept the return of the $2,r00 whkh
le bad sworn he gav; the governor
In his cumpaign without restriction as
to its use. He said he had replied
Ti e high court decided by unanl
inous vote to admit all testimony per
taining to campaign contributions!
made to the governor even though i
they were not specified in the ar-j
tk-lcs of impeichment.
IIKIM.1 IN TIIH BHKHKHi,
This tilling paved the way for the
introduction of evidence intended to
hho the governor had solicited and
received large contributions from
The governor asked, according to
t lie testimony, that these contributions
be given in cash instead of checks.
. Counsel for the impeachment mana
gers said they were prepared to prove
t.e governor received campaign con-!
trihutionn "vastly In excess of the;
total mentioned in the articles of im- j
i.earhmmt There were more than !
100 not accounted for, ccunsel assert
ej. Fifty-two persons were mentioned
In the testimony as drawers of Sulzer
rl'.eckn in the account of Louis A.
Sarecky. Suiter's campaign secretary,
in the Mutual Alliance Trust com
pany. This account showed deposits
of $14.40 between Sept. 10. 1912. anil
e date of the governor's inaugura
tion. Decision on the question whether
Suiter's alleged misuse of cheeks given
him without restriction as to their
U. constituted larceny was reserved
t give the court an opportunity to
lr. tfest'gate authorities.
Mltl.l KV l DIM l K.KKII.
3J-Xtky, reported missing, was dis -
y r f k g
Miss Marie Peary.
Miss Marie Peary, daughter of Rear
Admiral Robert E. Peary, is reported
e n gaged to Donald MacMillan, the
Arctic explorer, who is now on his
inv tn tfio far nnrth AHmiril rc ,.
j, denifc(J , truth of . lIiart ' i
covered bv process servers in Albany i
, . ... . .
j ran Malting company, Stadler testified,
j8"11 requested his aid in obtaining
the support of Tammany Hall for the
rov"r"ors!liP nomination. He said he;
oblainPcl ,nP support and later solicit-;
. eu campaign tunas tor JSuizer.
The assembly managers decided to
bring no more impeachment cherges !
against the governor.
PERISH IN A FIRE
Canadian, Wife, Son
Daughter Escape From
Quebec. Sept. 2G. Eight chil
dren of I'li-k Trudel, nil" under 16, !
were burned to death today in a fire !
that destroyed the: rhome. Trudel and
wife and one son and one daughter
' uw :
"re otu nuiii b muow, a neiguoor
rarriei out the daughter and a fire-
,nan ,ne mother. Trudel jumped.
Mrs- Truilel of her injuries this
BEARS FOUR SONS
Centralia. 111.. Sept. 26. Four boys
were born today to Mrs. Pearl Yates
The doctors say all four
GIVEN TEN YEARS
Fulton, Mo.. Sept. 26 Mrs Susan ' i(lpntifica,'n cf the dead youth from! of all. the constitutionalists, who are
Ross, charged' with killing her hus- i P't tures Printed here of Shalanuky's ; now in some decree regarded as bel
Land. todav was found euiltv of nernnd', 8,a'f r ai,d froin certain papers fdund ligerents by the I'nited States, neces-
degree murder. She was sentenced to
10 years in the penitentiary.
MAIM BELIEVED DROWNED
SHORT IN HIS ACCOUNTS
MarcU"lte, Mich., Sept. 26 Examin-
j ation of the affairs of YV. L. Mason of
Ilaraga county, supposed to have been
! drow ned two WPfks ap0i w a8 complet- !
' pd todav. disrloalnr it ia Kairt thr,t. I
age of $12,000 of the funds of the
school district and that his estate is
bankrupt. Mason formerly was prose-
cuting attorney of this county. The
belief he drowned Is based on the
finding of an overturned canoe, but the
evidence is not regarded as conclusive.
Et gt Leui8 j Mict
. ,-ouls- Mo - &eT,t- The first
indictment In the graft inquiry by the
-and jury at East St. Ixuis. 111., was
returned today against Henry W.
Rodawald. cousin of E. Fred Gero'd,
former treasurer of East St. Louis.
The indictment charges perjury.
NEGRO HANGED SY
A KENTUCKY MOB
Litchfield. Ky, Sept. 26. A mob to
day took from the jail here and hangeJ
to a tree in a puu.ic square Joe Rich
ardson, a negro, who assaulted a lit
, lie white slrL
Joseph Shalansky's Slay
er, is Now Believed to
Have a Double.
HELPS PROVE ALIBIS
Young Men Charged With Num
erous hystericus Crimes
Over the, Country.
Indianapolis, Ind., Sep-. 2C Puzzled
by mixed tlucs, the local police today
admitted they had made no progress
la the murdpr of Jcseph Shalar.sky, a
clcta'ng merchant, in a hotel here
Their most plausible theory, they
said, was that two youig men, known
as Joseph Ellis and Frd Brokaw, and
by many aliases, resembling each oth
er enough to he mistaken for twins.
haft Aflnnfprl fhp c:inic m ll nrl rriti.
i-,jnz Jewish clothine dealers in hotels.
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l lie police also think that the "crime
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tual alibis when either was in troiiblr.
j In the natloo-wide bun- for Shalan
: tky'g muilerer tips are beginning to
! pear in on th;- local police. A dozen
; clues in the city stid state from pcr
! sen? who were certain they had seen
f Ell:s or Brokav proved of r.o value.
Summarized, the case stands as fol-
i lows: Fred Brolsaw. wanted io Pitts
burgh. Pa., and o:hr cities for sim;,.ar
ho'cl robber;e?. has benn
identiflfd 83 Shalansky's
i But a young man who raid he was the
Brokaw wanted in Pittsburgh was un
der arrest in Pan Francisco, Cr-J ,. with
in a day after the local crime took
. ' WIFK FAIW LIFE. ,
The.fltr6kaV.on the Pittsburgh piljce
iQlrcular arso.was positiTely. !dertifie4.
-1 Danville. 111., a IC yrar-old girl, who, j Bon that tty situsti's'a in Mexico short
andldedarng she was bs wife and unable j. w, De clarified t0 his 'satisfaction.
k B.. dlsprar9- "r herselr in
tha laft .., A n ..nc. 11a. .
B.uC ,.,r.u,. i.r, .v:
u, , o , ' , ' , !for the permanent presidency is re
still doubtful. Shalanskys murderer garded as conclusive confirmation of!
registered here as V. R. Anderson and tho intimti iin,nw.0 !
s e lsft j
IdcrSOn '' ' " 'S
Earlier in the tangle cams the ad-
mission from a Richmond, Va., shop-'
J' luttl- "r lra.'" eu"- --"f"
cn:s, us r spens u e ior ixte d.-irs
series of hotel crimes.
KKISC'O IMH.IC'K PI ZZLED.
San Francisco. Cal.. Sept. 2C. Mys
tifying alibis which have puzzled po
lice throughout the country w.?ra ex
plained here today on 'he theory that
twins, identical in appearance, have re
cently engaged in an astounding nation-:
""; .aiiipai;,H ui 11 niir. i ne auiuur- oi me president toward tne candidacy
iiies are convinced that Fred Brokaw. ! of Foreign Minister Gamboa, who re
arrested here, is the twin-brother of i signed from the Huerta cabinet yes
Joseph E'lis, roug.it for the murder of j terday to accept the nomination of the
Joseph Shalansky, merchant, in Indian-1 Catholic party.
erclis. Brokaw is wan'ed in Pitts-i The president does not consider that
burgh for robbery and assault. the United States has the right to have
Sheybcygan, Mich.. Sept. 20. Bcliev-1 preferences among the candidates so
lag that a young ma t who committed long as Huerta himself remains out of
suicide here today was Joseph Ellis, the race in keeping with the Ameri
wanted in Indianapolis for the murder: can demands.
of Joseph Shalansky, clothing mer-i It followed from this, friends of the
client. Justice of the Peace V. M. King' administration said, that tbe situation
today wired the Indianapolis author!- of the government at Mexico City will
ties for a ccmplete description 'of tbejbe changed materially soon afer rec
murderer. King based h's partial I ognition by the I'nited States. First
in his clothes.
RUSSIAN POST TO
BE GIVEN PINDELL
Peoria Newspaper Editor Is
Slated for Ambassador to
: Washington, D. C. Sept. 25. Tbe
! appointment of h. M. Pindell. editor
of the Peoria (111.) Journal, as am-
t ucci- io vn, ; M
... . ., u i.t ti
short time by bis friends. He helped i .
swing the Illinois delegation to Wilson
at a critical time at the Baltimore
White Completes Hearing.
Indianapolis. Ind., Sept. 26. John
P. White, president of the United
Mine Workers, after hearing evidence
today in the Bay City and Saginaw
Mich-'gan mine dispute took the case
under advisement, and said he would
enncucte nis decision m a tew aays.
1 Tl. (.,VU .v. -
, iur nui.u.c un ioc u.rtiia.se
vi lairc uiiLcio.
Sprinugfield. 111., Sept. 26 John
Bohlander of Pekin, Ul., has been ap-
p-'nted by the governor as a member
- :of the state mining board, succeeding
jii.tuaju .xcwtaai, ueceaseu.
Candidacy of Gamboa Taken to
Mean Withdrawal of x
Washington, D. C, Sect. 2C Cumu-
l ? llfQ ce received y the admir
The candidacy of Federico Gamboa,
Huerta's minister of foreign affairs,
that Huerta would not be a candidate
l 8reed "TV: 8 ta
cs the overwhelming feature of the
situation and is the hasis for the
,-,m , tho .i..,,,, ,,, .-t.L.aPft ,-H, nonorai r.rnn,, t.-. ,,r
Mexican policy soon will be crowned
From a high official source it was
learned today that President Wilsoa
will not seek to pass upon the ac
ceptability of Mr. Gamhca or any oth
er candidate who presents himself for
the coming election. This informa
tion was obtained by a person who
desired to know what was the attitude
earily will be viewed as rebels and per
sons unfriendly to peace. They will
be denied arms while the embargo will
be lifted as far as tbe newly consti
tuted government is concerned.
The financial difficulties of the reb
els will be greatly increased by the
new attitude which the United States
will be forced to assume toward them,
whereas recognition by the United
States almost immediately will enable
the successor to Huerta to procure ad
equate loang from American or Euro
Those who brought out these points
predicted that with the backing of
American sympathy the new Mexican
government speedily would be enabled
.- Art ltorl' Ko rvrmc(n j!
I "'" """" "' "'"'"""S iuicvB ana
o establish a nearer approach to neace
in the republic.
President Wilson did not conceal his
satisfaction today at what he con-
sioereei me vtnaica'lon of his inier -
pretation of the last note received from to k"I a accidentally kicked open
the Huerta government. It was learn-1 the door to the room in which Smith
ed that he regarded the statement of was almost overcome by escaping il
Huerta last week that he would not j luminating gas. A police surgeon re
interfere among candidates for the vived him soon after he had been nur
presidency, and later of Gamboa's nom-! rtedly called from a nearby station,
ination, apparently with the approval ' He said the patient would recover,
of the provisional president, as ev-l
. jnce addins soundness tn the .ih !
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tnis gcvernmejt has taken.
I- WB cvidort that fY.a
will be satisfied if the election is held
jonly in the territory now controlled
by the fedsral. for he told a caller
j that the United States offered its good
j services to procure the par Icipation of
; tbe constitutionalists in the election.
I and that tb.is offer had Lsca rejected.
THE WEATHER li
Forwast Till 7 p. m. Tomorrow, for
Rock Island, Davenport, Mollns
Fair tonight and Saturday, continued
cool with frost tonight, light to mod
erate variable winds.
Temperature at 7 a. m., 40; highest
yesterday, 61; lowest lust night, 3.
Precipitation, .06 inches.
Relative humidity at 7 p. m., S9; at
7 ..;m., 82.
last 24 hours.
J. M. SHERIER, Locni Forecaster.
I ASTRONOMICAL EVENTS.
Evening sturs: Mercury. .Jupiter.
Morning stirs: S.iturn. Venus. Mars.
A wide riflon between the northeast
era point and the north is notably b:ir
ren ot st.-trs except for constellatioc
Auriga, in the oarlv evening.
Tho ltnitoil CItntpe hue nnt mmmiini.
After all is said and done, however,
President Wilson considers that the
United States still will have the trump
card after the election is held and the
new president elected. Hefeels that
this government is bound to recognize
the new president only if he shall have
been elected in a fair election, held ac
cording to the provisions of the Mexi
can constitution. After '"i? election it
will be for the United States to judge
whether these conditions were carried
out in .the holding of it.
Freemont, Ohio, Center of the
Industry, Must Pay More
for the Cabbage.
Fremont, Ohio, Sept. 26. Sauer
kraut has added to the high cost of
living. Kraut makers of Fremont, cen
ter of the kraut industry in America,
had hard work getting kraut cabbage
today, even at the unprecedented high
price of $17 per ton. Several suits
were filed to compel growers to sell
the crop at the price made on contract
some time ago instead of tbe advance
SAVES DYING MAN
IN SWATTING FLY
Minneapolis, Minn., Sept. 28.-
"Sw atting the By" saved the life of j
Walter Smith of Williamshurz. Iowa.
,,aEt nignt. a noiei ciern in trying
In Women's Golf Finals.
Memphis, Tenn.. Sept. 26. In the!
c., lf .
j Miss Ruth Chisholm, Cleveland, and
Miss Mica Helmer, Chicago, won their
'way to the finals tomorrow; Mias
j Chisholm beat Mrs. Frank Anderson,
i Chicago. 4 and 3. Mi.s3 Helmer beat
vlargone t-dwarda. Chuaen. l
Winner of Open Golf Champion
ship Loser in Foursome
Played at Brookline.
Brookline, Mass., Sept. 26. Francis
u,a, jiap jt ,-!-JiUJuiflie..vjiQwoa the opeu. gf-. qhiw rr
pionshlp bix days ago. vraxf beaten,
with his partner, F. H. Hoyt, today,
by Jerome Travers, winner of the
amateur championship 20 days ago,
and his partner, Gilman Tiffany, in a
foursome. Ouimet's driving was bad,
but his putting was almost as accurate
as when he won the championship.
Travers and his partner won, 4 up, 3
to play. .
DROP COTTON TAX
IS SENATE'S IDEA
House Conferees, However, De
mur to Proposition May
Be a Compromise.
Washington, D. C, Sept. 2G. The
senate tariff conferees proposed today
to drop the cotton future tax from the
tariff bill. The house conferees, how
ever, refused to agree to that action
on the ground that the house should
have an opportunity to vote upon
whether the entire provision should
be dropped or a compromise provision
New England bankers discussed the
currency bill before the senate bank-i
ing committee today and disagreed
generally with its provisions. They
suggested vital changes.
No gambling of any sort to be per
mitted government employes and men
of the navy and army is the provision
in a bill introduced in the house today
by Representative KIrkpatrick of Iowa.
CREDITS IN POLITICS IS
BANKER REYNOLDS' IDEA
Chicago. Sept. L'6. George M. Rey
nolds of Chicago, discussing the cur
rency bill today, before the meeting
r r . 1. Til; ( . . i..i... ' I..:. I
said he would put the whole fabric
of credits into politics. Ha declared
that with five members out of seven
of the proposed board of control namr-d
by the president the consent of the
two members not thus appointed
should be. required before certain fun
damental steps, could be taken.
Pennty to Quit Coal Business.
Philadelphia. Pa.. Sept. 26 It was
I nnnncH nffillv .1,. .v,-
reuujmm lamuau uas ueciaeo. 10 1
sell security holdings in anthracite
coal companies which have been at
tached to its system 40 year3.
STING OF A WASP
FATAL TO WOMAN
Trewarthenic, England, Sept. 26. A
stiag by a wasp on the jugular veinito(,ay ordered Company F off duty at
today killed Lady Molesworth, daugh
ter of Brigadier General D. M. Frost
cf the United States army at St. Louis,
Mo. J'he wasp sting was fatal in 20
ENGINE TURNED LOOSE
Deputy Sheriff, Mistaken for
One of Bandits, Killed by
Member of Posse.
Cottondale, Ala., Sept. 26. Two
mere boys today held up passenger
train No. 7 on the Alabama Great
Southern near here and escaped with
booty variously estimated from a few
hundred tP fifty thousand. .
Deputy Sheriff Bonner, searching for
the robbers, was shot and killed by
a member of another posse, who took
him for one of the bandits.
After stopping the train at a siding
the young bandits, who had set a block,
danger signal to bring the train to a
halt, with pistols forced the engineer
and fireman, express messenger and
six mail clerks to line up along the
track while the bandits dynamited
the safe and rifled the mail bags.
They threw the engine throttle wide
open and it with several cars dashed
down the tracks, while the bandits
escaped to the woods.
The runaway train stopped when the
steam gave out at Englewood.-
1(10 FA KM Kits JOIN 111 NT.
Special trains brought sheriffs and
deputies here from several cities. And
100 armed farmers are hunting for the
bandits. Trainmen said they believed
the young bandits made a rich hav'
W. F. Carter, Ava, 111., Found
in Yard at St. Louis With
St. Louis, Mo.. Sept. 26. W. F. Car
ter of Ava, 111., was today found dead
at, St. Luke's hospital, where he was a
patient. The body was discovered In
the yard with the throat cut nnd sev
eral cuts in the chest and back. The
doctors are mystified, as they say the
wounds could not have been self-inflicted.
Later the case proved to be a sui
cide, a woman who lived near the hos
pital having seen Carter kill himseir
she said, as she looked out of a win
dow. He was a victim of melancholia.
ENGINEER IS DEAD
OF WRECK WORRY
New Haven, Conn., Sept. 26. The
death of Engineer Charles J. Doherty
of the Becond section of the New Ha
ven train which collided with the first
section last June, killing six, occurred
I today as a result of constant worry
since the wreck.
His family say Doherty had been
very nervous since the wreck and his
mind was haunted by thoughts of a
wreck victim, a woman whose grey
hair was clotted with blood. Averse
to being left alone, Doherty would keep
his two young sons w ith him till after
midnight very often.
Lee Estate Dwindles.
Chicago, 111., Sept. 26. In probate
court today it was stated that the es
tate of the late negro' publisher, W. H.
I Lee, who lived his life as a white man.
i'Pd to be worth $2 0,000. really
wort,h, nw " at
1 ,,a "uu"' u" i w.ou.u i
the payment of debts.
Washington, D. C. Sept. 26. Tha
executive council of the American Fed
eration of Labor, in session here, final
ly decided today to levy a nation
wide assessment on the membership
ol vaiumei copper mini
, i . . . i A i
and also to raise money for
that purpose by subscription.
Commonwealth Capital Increased.
Springfield, 111., Sept. 26. The Com
monwealth Edison company of Chi
cago today certified to an increase of
its capital stock for $49,000,000 to
Benton, 111.. Sept 23. No further
trouble Is being feared as a result of
the recent rioting. Governor Dunne
Oakland, 111 Thla small city hai
put In three milca of paving and yo
140,000 for bard road thla year,