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China's One Man Rial.
J. ! C. Clarke summarize an intensely human article thus: 'Yuan Shih-k'ai, Dictstor or Emperor?" See next Sunday's SUN. THE WEATHER FORECAST. Fair and continued cool to-day and to-morrow. Highest temperature yesterday, 77; lowest. 63. Detaileil writlh r, inn I snd marine report on pnfze 1:). VOL. LXXXIL NO. 352. ROCK ISLAND RECEIVERSHIP IS ASSAILED a Cnmnii'ive Hoard Scores "Syndicate" for Putting Road Into Court. $2:.onn.oon lossks FKOM HMH TO 1914 Directors Who "Submit Blindly to Exploitation" Taken to Task. iVasiiin'uton. Aim. 1" Th Interatate Commerce i 'ommlMlon'i report on Mm Rock Island, handed clown to-day. de eerlh the recesnt count action which re eoltfd In the appointment of recslvcr ax "Tint a bona fide proceeding to collect a debt, hut one Instituted to carry out the purpose ami achemea of h syndicate eentrollltMt the railway.." Tlie report details losses to the railroad artrciratlns $26,000,000 since 1901, this total Including $1,000,000 that wan paid aa "Kratultiea or contributions" to offi cers and director. In addition the rail way : ;..!' paid to flnanclal -iti tlors In connection with the laauance of bomlx. commissions aggregating more thai; $1. '1110,000 and suffered discount of Siort than $17,700,000. "The amount of garne," aaya the com "accruing to V. B. Leeds, D. Ot told. W. H. Moore ami J. H. Moore through their control and manipulation of the railway company Is probably not ascertainable. Reld, when Interro gated with a view to ascertaining' his profits from the various ten naaot Ions, ex plained "that he always burned his books at the end of each month. Little of Value Left. "The quotations placed in tjha record from the stock market of the New Jersey company stock hud th railway company etoek showed wide fluctuations. What ever have been the gain realised by these persons It Is certain that the pres ent holders of the stocks and bonds of the holding companies have (has which Is of tittle or value," The commission condemns the direc tors of flic Rock Island. Here are a few of the things It says: "This record emphasises the need of railway directors who actually direct." "A director who submits blindly to the exploitation of his company Is a party to Its undoing- and he could be held re- 1 sponsible to the same extent as if he had i been a principal Instead of an accessory ' before the fact." "It should be Just as grave an offence I for an official of a railway to be faith- ' 'as to his trust for financial gain as It j is for an elected official of the (lovern- I merit to betray his trust for money re- ! W-d " Tie commission contends that the case 0 Um Rock Island again demonstrate the necessity for legislation imposing a limitation on the Issuance of stocks and bonds by railroads. History of the Hud. Bel it taking up the receivership pro Seed inea the commission nrvsents itii brief summary of the history of the Hock ! island : "In IS8I the main line of the rhicagn. Kcxk aland sens' Pacific Hallway Com- k-wij vjttvnmsi irom t ntcago tu iienver n.th branch lines to St. Paul. Minneapo lis and Kansas City. The territory served i" one of the rlcihest and most prosper ous In thu country and the system' ramification of branch lines Insures U It a large volume of tonnage. "H was thou thriving and Its pros pects were promising. Its tock selling In the markets of the world at more tjlwui i:oo a share. In 1914 the share had fallen to IS ahd the road Is now In re ceivers' hands. The evidence shows that the earnings of the railway company hav steadily Increased and that In IRIS they were me largest in its history. "The re-suits of the management, which ! u the subjec t of this investigation, may j be aeen from the statement above made U i the market value of the stock and' from the table below, showing Ihe capl- I talization. Indebtedness and oeralliig BceouMS for the years 1901 and 1914; H 1101. M9.n:i II, ill, 26.07i, 114 I 7l,tll,ll :S5,J46.000 1,111,111 1 11,141,111 i 49.jl7.K4S ! 9,134.169 1.IS1.6SI 31)1,91 j 6.:'64.:o 1.17 i 7.729 . Cspttt! (toe k Funded ieiit.. 400 000 l.isnii pHysble Upsrstlng revenue.. M'Ttlng cxpemes. rest on fun Jed lhl Rsotali , Not income snrplut Hilses uwtied ai I cge uperuted . . . 074 Oil IT. OHO l.lll, 473. 3.306. l " : i 3 I. 11) 1K4 ! J Plan on Itecrlt eralilp. Of the receivership proceedings the commission ayM : I In- .-yndn ale decided to put the railway Into a receivership. The gen r..: . ounsel of ihe railway company at the suggestion of W. II. Moore, a mem bet of the syndicate, drew the hill ak iiK (Of a receivership and engaged an ktlornsy ostensibly to represent the other lde. ThS bill wa placed in the lis ids of this attorney with the name of lb ' oinplalnant omitted and he was in tructefl by the general counsel to locate some creditor of the company willing to act as complainant. There was an agreement between th general counsel and this attorney as la the parties the latter would recom mend to the court as receivers, the gen ual counsel agreeing to Instruct the Homey appearing for the railway com pany to acquiesce In the recommenda tions made. "The directors of ths railway com pany were not Informed of the Inten llon to file a bill for receivership and st no meeting of the board was any au ihorlty ever given for such action. Dl- ectorf not in the confidence of the syn dicate were kept In Ignorance of the ttU t that such a bill had been prepared. "The stockholders had no Information of the purpose to put the railway com pany into a receivership, although a sloe (.holders' meeting whs held after the dale upon which the receivership U was completed by the general ooun bel and tl.ls general counsel attended Uie meeting. According to the test!- CoHflsurd on Lost Pag. Villa Executes Eight Prominent Mexicans Grandson of Luis Terrazas, Once Nation's Richest Man, Among Victims Put to Death for Treachery in Chihuahua. CRUCIAL BATTLE GOING ON NEAR TORREON Ike I'aso, Tex.. Aug. 17. That Oen. Villa is not exactly In a peaceful mood is shown by new received from Ohlhus. hua city to-night, connrmiug rwrller re. Ports of the execution of a number f men by his order In that city, following his return from his conference In Bl I'aso and Juarex with (ten. Scott. The executions took place on Sunday, It Is aid, and the victims weve some of the prominent men In Mexico prior to tin; Villa rule or since ne came into powsr in Chihuahua. The men executed were : Oulllerm Terrnxa. grandson of (Jen. Utls Totrasas. Felipe (lutierre. riovernor of Chihua hua during the Oroico revolution. Luis Qardra. brother of Col. (tardea. Aurelinno (onsales, (tovernor of Chi huahua during Vllln's a net succes. Sylvestre Terraeas, ex-Secretary of Chihuahua State. Knrlque (lewis. rretary t. the Mayor of Chihuahua city. Perches Iflnrlquet, ex-purchasing agent for vien Villa on the border. Oen. riel Peso, a brigade commander These VI lis of h. were shot. It Is said, on the charge of treachaiy, eltier because they ere conniving to Join Car ran la or the neaoe faction. Oen. Rios del Rio, purchasing agent for Villa - n the h..rder, was arrested to day In Juarex and sent to Chihuahua city. Partially cnflrmed reports received here tO-day stated that (ien. Manuel Chao. commander of Villa forces at Parral. I preparing to evacuate that city and Join the Carranxa forces in Dura ngo A report Is current that the Villa garrison at Santa Kulalia hnd declared for Carrnnsa. (Jen. Villa has gone to Torreon to de fend the city and a battle with the Car ranxa forces I going on. Train service between Chihuahua and Torreon has been suspended. Oen. I.uls Terraxas, the richest man In Mexico and before the revolution owner of the largest ranch In the world, has been the victim of Pane-no's extor tion Rlnce Villa nrst victories in Chihuahua two years ago. He fled from his great holdings In Chihauhua to El Paso and from there paid enormous ran som to the northern leader for the life of his son. Luis. Last year, this son. according to sev eral sources of Information, was hung up. beate and tortured by Villa until he disclosed places where hi father had hidden tores of money, t'arranxa once ordered Villa to spare the Terraxas Former Seeietury of suite Kryan through agent warned Villa to cease INTERVENTION IS NEAR IN MEXICO, SAYS TAFT Wouldn't He Neeessary If Situ- aliou Was Approaeheil Properly at Start. Denvkb. Aug. IT. "If we had ap proached the situation In Mexico with proper forethought we would not be facing intervention to-day." said ex President 'Paft In un Interview here to night. "And Intervention in this land of riot, disorder and revolution oefl only bo excused because Mexico, like Cuba, ha become an Intel national pest. I trust and hope we will not have to In tervene, but it look very much as If that will at last become necessary. "Tiie United States seems to have committed itself to a policy of protec tion, and perham our stepping in Is the only solution of the terrible eltuatlon at the present time." Mr. Taft was asked his opinion of the Federal Industrial Relations Commis sion and Its work. "I utn sorry the commission has pur sued the methods it has in its InvsStl gation. It seems to me these method have harmed the effect of the work un dertaken. I say now, as 1 said before, that the chairman of tin- commission, when he admitted he tackled his subject without Judicial poise, admitted his luck of serloiiKnesH, and as a result hi c on elusion will have hut little weight with Judicial mind." Speaking of the tariff, Mr. Taft said: "The Kuropcan war ha ameliorated conditions Imposed by the present tariff " HOOKS AND EYES FOR KAISER. Pins and Buttons Also Wanted If Made of Needed Metals. , Cnhlr lletpotrh tit Ths Srv London, Aug. 17. Oerman news papers which hsWe Just arrived here say that the Oovernment has taken nieas tire, to prevent the sale of pins, hooks and eyes, buttons made of brass, nickel or tin. The Draiiers Association of Berlin has been notified of this intention on the pari of the (Jovernment, and the parts of their stock which they must regard a confiscated have been specified. The meicotre Is obviously designed to preserve the supply of metals HILL MINNESOTA'S FIRST MAN. ainril by tier, llsraniond as Nlate's Urralest 4'ltlsen. St Paul, Aug. 17. James J. Hill of gt. Paul, capitalist and railway builder, is Minnesota's greatest living citixen. This was the decision reached to-duy by the committee of flvo empowered by Gov. Hammond to name the recipients of honors to he conferred by the man agement of the Panama-Pacific exisisl tlon at Han Kranclsco. Gov. Hammond Immediately accepted the committee' choice and ordered the name forwarded to Charles 0. Moore, president of the fair, who will notify Mr. Hill when to report there to re ceive bis diploma. NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, his extortions against 'hi hststsai fam ily. Ignncici Irrgoyan. attorney of e'.cn. Terrains, was shot by Villa last year. FACTIOXS GET NOTE. Tnvnin tlone Can't He flenched by I', a. With Peace Plea. WASiir .iT.pN. uK. 17. The State c partment ! In rec eipt of Irforinatl. n that all of the leaders of prominence in Mex ico wUh rhe exception of Hen nVnttto Zapata have received the Pan-Amerl-c-in i.ote urging them to ailJuM their differences In a pence convention. Kot mal replies acknowledging receipt have been received from Carninxn and Villa Siine of the lesser leaders also have advised the I'nited State that the note Is at hand. It may be sonife days before the note teaches Zapata. He took to his heels upon the reoccupatlon of Mexico city and his whereabouts are unknown to Amer ican consular officers in Mexico. It I taken for granted that Zipnta, who has been operating In conjunction with Oen Villa under the han'er of the Conven tion ijovernment, will agree to take part In the protects. .1 pence c-onvention. As surances to this effect of an Informs! cbaraaiter already hove been received from Villa. Advices received here to-day Indicate thai: a hattl" of Importance Is now lieln waged Bt Torreon between Vtitietas snd a force of flarrsnSlStag led by ilen ObreSJOn. CsmuiSlttSI nave claimed that if they won this engagement the back bone Of the IwjHjJQgtllUII would be bt'ccke'i and that Villa nr. I moat of his assoc iates would be eosspelled to leave Mexico Advices say that ni.ui wounded Vil I'stas are arriving lit ChlhuaJttsS fiom the vicinity of Ton.-o: The rSttOftl add that Villa lias ordered man) SMentl li for pillaging snd for conspiracy ag.ii: hi authority. The Villa agency n ade pttbllc to-day i ati'tement that it has been advised that the forces of Oen. Caiies approached to within ten kilometers if Nogales In the state of Skmora. Qen. Majftorena, a Villa commander, met Calles snd the latter was reulsed. Condition are ciulet on border, ac cording to a deepatol rscstveil at the War Uepartment irom Oen. r'unston. ' TO TAKE OFF SPANIARDS. t-M mt rs to Hfirnr :i.mm i mm Mfilrnn Purl. Sprcirt' ' tihte ttMpilti f to THU Si N Havana. Aug. 17 -Spain li tominUM IHiniMK Mti'itiiu'n to i t honM ripanlRh rittavni now In Msloo. it t. MtlmattHl thHt tO00 Smi)iarrls will rttUffl from Ihe rvvohition rtdlen republic. TO AND FROM BUSINESS IN HIS $80,000 BOAT AugUut Heekscher Is Thus Mile to Save Himself an Hour a Dai . i Angus; HeckaOhor, financier, who ha j a summer home in Huntington, I, I I has fad a swift yacht built in which to I go to and from bis office In the city. The boat cost 0,000, was built by the 1 Atkins-Wheeler company of Halaglte, near Huntington, and covers Ihe distance ' between Huntington harbor and .e,v York, nearly forty miles, in from an I hour and a quarter to an hour and j twenty minutes, according to the tides , She save lier owner almut b ilf an I hour on each nip Her name is Qg. . bulla Tiie a, in measures 111 feet over alt, has a basin of 1 1; j feet ami drawi feel d Inches of water She Is equipped wiiii two v typg gaaolen motors of Tr.n I bores powsr sson and has separata mo tors fo,- ii,-r elect tic generator, lire pump and bilge pumps, Besides tlie huge i cabin there are Several smaller sta,te roonia for guccstc it die Gabrills is used for cruising. The crew's quarter! are forward, with lunge scp.nalc rooms for the skipper and the engineer. Acconiiaulcl by his secretary M. llccksrtier attends to business en route. DEATH PENALTY COMPROMISE. I ii ry l i I in i' I.I ft 'IV rm I n- ftlnri of i hnlr, li I'lrtn. Albany. A tiff 17- Ixmli IfftrflhAU'l ruinniitti'f? on '1 of riKhtH of the COII j titutJon Convention is lo ropor-t a ooinproinlsN iinondnionl for itM Botti proiNMal t RDOUb)) Hie dMttl penalty ' In thiy State. The cotnpiuinihe iiuIk; . "On a OOAVtol loii for u rime now punishable by death, the jury may. by It verdlrt. Imttoae either the devtth 1 penalty or life lmprlmni merit . and in j the latter event no pardon or OOmmtltS" ti-ii Hhall le uranted UntMl the Inno- I oence of the prinoner eon icted is legally ! e.stalillrtlied," Mr. Hett laid tOnlffh that Iwenty- , seven KtMitM now h;tve tliln methuil of : rtfltchlnff the - rime (f niuidoi. while fourteen Staten have Ihe Mraluht tleath penalty, and In seven HtiteH the death j penalty ban been alolhed ftUOtfttbor, I TEUTONS' CAPTIVES. 2,000,000. All lint aOt0M of the Prisoners Ire IIumhIiiiim. laeesJ CsSe tieMptifrfi tit run s, A M stkiioa M . via London. Aug. 1 7.-A Frankfort despatch says that the !er- inuu and Austrian! now hold I'.ooo.uoo prisoners of war. (if these. 110.000 are I'rencli. Ililtlsh and Itelgiaus, and the remainder are Russians PLAN TO INVADE FINLAND. C.e ciiiei o- PrcpllrlllU to I.HIIll I 011,1.., Ntockholin Reports. LoNtsiN, Aug. 17. According to a des patch from Stockholm lo Ihe sfomlSS rewt the flei mnnH are preparing to laud troops on the oouat of Finland. PLOT IS CHARGED IN 00 AAA AAA nOTITD Itiokcr. DovtOf .ind Nurse All NuiihmI in foulest (her Rathtrtori Will. TWELVE ( 01 SINS IN SUIT Allemitions Thl TwtitOf Wns Plied with Mqnor Are Made. Charges of conspiracy against Charles K. t'hlpard. member of the Block Ex change firm of WbltehoUSe Co of 111 Broadway, fr. Oeotge K. Steel, an eve and ear specialist, and .Miss Rettth Clll ver. n trained nurse. , emnec'lon with the will of Henry Rutherford, who died nt the Hotel Astor on February 1013. leaving an estSlS of mote than t,SS, St), are made In affidavits filed In the Supreme court yesterday. The afflclHvits were presented to Su preme Court Justice QlsSJSftetl on an ap pllcntion for a temporary Injunction to restrain th" distribution of the estate pending n suit to break the will. An injunction was granted pending the de termination of a motion before Justice Shearn to-day to continue It until the will case I decided. The allegations against 1'hipard, Dt Steel and Miss Culver are based on In formation to the effect that feer some years before his death Mr. Rutherford addicted to the ue of liquor and drugs and thai Mr gtc I and the nui". aided In keeping him in such a con dition that when he msdo his will It cas unable to ever, is.- his own Judg ment. The ntftdaxits allege thai as a result of the SCtS of the broker, physician anil nurse Mi. Ilutrterfont gave to the physician's wife unci ehe same amount to her sister unci gave 1100,000 to lin pard and named bun executor w.tl.e.u: a bond, li ii)..,. charged Ibai a be ciuet of 1100,000 to the Roc kefe tier In stitute r.u Medical Research was made because a son of Mr. Phlgsrd was an officer or employee ..f th.. institute. Wbll Mis Culver was not named in the will, the nttldavi: set forth thit -he acquired luxuries after the- eleatli of Mr. Ituthei foed wlin li she did not ha V before, and It Is also alleged thai she i not a trained nurse, but is merely "held out" as such by Hr Steel. Th- suit is brought by .1 Franklin Qultck, Bert rand i. Quitch ami ten eaber maternal cousins of Mr. Rutherford who were not mentioned in the will. Among the defendants named are thirty-two paternal eouetn e,f the deeedefit living iri Qrest Hritulii. Ihe Canary Islands and Nebraska, who divide lite residuary es tate of t,lt,4l2 Sgalste Nearest of Kin. The complaint drawn by William M Sechur of .11 Nassau street :ate thai the decedent had two brothe s. James and Jedm. one slater. Mis Janet Ruther ford MsrahaJI, ind a wife, but all died teefore him althoul issue, leaving htm no next of kin nearer than cousin. The plaintiffs are the children of three brothers at.d two sisters of the dece dent's mother, and they any they have no actual knowledge (if the relation ship of the defendant coils ns. The OOtnplelnl alleges that Itutherforl was of unsound mind at his death and that If bis will was executed at ull it was done through tin undue Influence of the I'l Steel, who I husband of Li'dll Pea real steel, and brother4nlsw of Bllsabeth Peareal Ruses!!, two Irene. flclarle foi 110,000c Phlpard and the Bdlth Culver, "an alleged nurse" The chief affidavit to be presented to day to JUS tlO BhSarn I made b) Iter trand L. Oullclc, wao sas he is 4'c yean old and live at Kingston. N .1. He bad known Henry Rutherford forty war, and aayi that Rutherford never had a regular occupation and wis a heavy drinker until his death. The plaintiff sals that afier Mr. Rutherford's wife died he continued Using alcohol to ex cess, and when his brother John died in l'.Ul his condition was such that be couldn't attend the funeral. He last ess the decedent in 1011 in wnnsotlon with a beCjUoel of Iffi.OtMl to one of bis sons under the- will of the dscedent'e brother, 1 and the effects of Rutherford's use of alcohol were plainly visible. He bOllevSS that such eu 'he decedent's condition i when he made the will. The sffldavll states that for a long period before his death Rutherford was in the constant companionship of l'hip arel. Dr. Bteel and Miss Culver and that I ir. Slcel had been his physician for eight or ten years Phlpard had been a broker for forty years and bought and sold all th,. storks and bonds dealt In by the decedent Ills last ac counting of Ihe Rutherford e state showed that the bulk of the assets of IS, 141,047 was In stocks and bonds, nil of which brought hltn a large protlt. Quitch eays 'hit slthough it steel is An eye and ear specialist he trSStad Itutberfoid and prsSOflbed I hloral. urging him to drink after another physician had urged him to quit, s a result of which Rutherford "yielded t. the temptation." Concerning Miss Culver, tiie sffldavll ay she Is not an iccreelited trained nurse, hut through the Influence of Dr. Steel has la-en engaged as such ,t the Astor. PlsSS and W.ldorf hotels. ttilridcu niu ,',. tlleued. shorth after Rutherford's death Miss Culver moved to an eight room apart ment it ton Riverside Drive and "begsn to Indulge in .. variety of e.xt ni v.tga lit purchases," says Qullck "She itougiit chairs of antique eleslgn for 1(0 ,. ,, expensive tapestiies and paintings, rugs eepeel illy msde for her and a piano made to her order She then took a trip to the orient." PrOm al! these .iivtllllestnnces the plaintiff sins he believes that the three persons nsmed were guilty of the acts alleged and .isles an Injunction restrain ing the further distribution of th.- es tate bSCSUSe the accounting latently tiled showed th.it only IIOO.OOu remained. Charlei Fog or ;r, Broadway, coun sel for the defend mi, said that affida vit will be presented to-day denying the esentiai allegation! of th pktlntlffs' affidavits lie declared that Mr. Phlp aid's .-on was never connected with the Rockefeller Institute' but that his bSQUest to the institute for oancsr reSSSP h w is made tiscaUSS both his sister and wife died of Ihe disease. Mr. pOX Kilfl that Mrs. Steel's inother was a lifelong friend of Ihe dei .stent's wife and tint the bequest lo hot and her sister was made lor that reason. He de hired llil MN Culver is a com petent trained nurse and that she "never recelvud u fcuthing" iron) the estate. 1915. Cf ITrtfM, 1916. bv the Stis GFT FPAMITS T VAlfUtTDQ nonFDc r GEORGIA PRESS SAYS STATE IS i nowdisgraced: Newsptpen Cnitc in seath- Ing DenuHclttioti of I lie Mob. DEMAND THE GUILTY WEN BE PUNISHED Resltlenti Musi Decide Be tween Law and Anarchy, Ktlitors Sjiv. The newspapers of Georgia in sharp Ptlltorla.l tc-dity are unaniniotis In 1 I'll i e Igg the lynching of tiSO Frank. I Sgree that the mnh brought I PV Ming d sgrace ttisn the Stnte of j Qeors a that will never be w.ped out. The) unite in calling for the punlah tin nt of the guilty parties and laws to prevent the recurrence of mob V'c lence "GEORGIA'S SHAME." I tllnnln "fnnsllleitlon" tags Mate is leisure,. . .I Amv.nia. Aug. IT. Under the title "Georgia ghsme" the Atlanta ConHU f Ml lee will say to-morrow In part: "The sovereignty of the State of l.ee.r igtS have been assaulted and desecnited No word In the language is ton strong to apply to the deliberate and carefejlly ronsnlred deed f the mob. "livery man. woman and child in Qeorgta will feel the ultimate effect of thai ad of law-defying mob. which went to Milledgeville ami lynched not Leo srsnhi who Is only a detail In the aw ful story, but the State Itself. It Is Qglllglg Qeorgta law and Justice, that was hanged upon that Cobb county tree. "Those State authoiitle responsible for prison safety should have known ti.- attempt would probably be made It was their sworn duty to go to every necospar) extent to pievent that act of violence in which Qeorgls's shame i now indelibly written. "Georgia owes it to herelf and to .her future lo go to the bottom of this I tragedy and not to rest until she erases ! that stain in o fai as it is possible for1 offic ial effort to wipe It out " EDITORS RLAMED. Mn Telearsph" llolthlc If lynchers Will lie ppri-nended. ' Macon. Oa., Aug. IT. The Prank case1 ; lies e ome o an evil, climactic, cats- , trophies!, stunt Ir.g." say the Macon fieuiv relegrogS in its final editorial .. th at case, which will appeal to-morrow ; ' morning It says In part. "The shocking ease with which a sen,,, I of men raped Ms State penitentiary, the warden ..f which hn loasted thnt "onlv Von KUn k and his forty-two centimeters could ever take that bastUs,' demsj d In Htant and vigorous attention. "It Is said every effort w ill be made , to apprehend these men. Pontiles they ; cm be apprehended doubtful they will.1 "Kout publication it, particular, ev- ' oral Oovemore, not a few Northern dele gation inv ading (leorgia, many edito- I rials in prominent publications outside j I the State by editors who were n t hi- i - formed initiated the feeling of regent. men! hi c leorght "Thomaa B. Vi'ataon, through the me-1 , dlum of his monthly and weekly publlca tlOIUV widely read In QaorglSj, vigorously I contended Mmm the jury was right si ll I that frank was guilty mat he tnouldl hang lie made .ut an Infinitely mote ImpreaalVS case for the State than Dor-l sev ever did. Attacks were made on hhn by the outslds press, notably by I'urk. and because the New York 7'ime end the New York H'orfcf. .lewiilli owned.' also made such a tremendous flghi for Prank, aided by PoUter! rVeeMg. attack ing the State and declaring Krai k was . COrrvlOted because of anti-Semitic feeding lathei than the svtdsnos, Wai'son ac cepted the gemklc challenge thus fctrown dow n and in a very lew weeks Che State ' was seething. "That Pre nk'i cotnmutstlon was e cured by the use of money, and money alone, the majority of the people of' e leoi gia believe I These things in their minds, the' thlit-tive Co bb ggeinty men who lyiuined . Lao Prank went ahead with their work with clear consciences. They really be lieved they were avenging angels." "LAW OR ANARCHY r UKiisln "( hronlele" Keillor V Ires III l ml lu on i lo ii Irom c t'OSki At'ui s rA. Aug 17 - Thomas W. Ix -less, editor of tin. OhfOHiClt, wired ne following editorial from New York to night on the Prank lynching "Law o. Anarohy which "" "There can IX liut one answer to this latest assault on (lie authority and In tegrity of tlt.orgiu. "The decency and civilization of our State must at last assert itself or else pull up atskSS and quit. It Is a straight out issue between law' and anarchy , let Ueorglsn Dhoog for themelves. "This climax was Inevitable as long as we permitted incendiary publications to set Qeorgta sflama. Tom Watson his cost QsOrglS mors than 10,1100 gissl and true men can rebuild in twenty year. "Those who are disposed to tempo rig with this situation further will be as guilty of Uisiigla's disgrace and re tro- gregalon ss the mob iiseif." MOB SHAMES STATE. gvaaaah 'l,yaaM hs i mil, lenile t re tppalled. Savannam. Qa. Aug. 17. The Savan nah 'its to-night cairled the following on Ihe Frank lynching: "The citizen of Ueorgla who aland for Pri'ttlitg nnd ruhltnhtng AminnnHon. RUSHES BACK TO HEAD INQUIRY gsfsTsflgaggegsl ggs?'''',Bgggslgg! Jgg ggl ggsssss sssssss m '72.L: -Jt Ex-Gov. Slaton of Georgia, Lynching Is Denounced by Southern Governors Harris and Slaton of Georgia and Others Deplore Mob's Defiance of Law and Predict Speedy Punishment of the Guilty. I liv tentimfltt ni ttlt Smith id r egtirti In the lyw liiny ni I.iii I, run, is trih i till iii niimnm in nscil Imt night lm Qo re-mar ni Smilhern Stutrs. ThfUt OflfNfolfl irrrr gg foUotfe. Gov. Harris of Georgia. I'll,. I KAMI, tig,, AUg. 1". 1 ii ti t j) to-night, as lit: "i ggg greatly sbockgd and sggfrievod gud t da not bsllsve the psopto of (.esuclti will tit ull giprurg of this get loo. I nm Itirt thnt It will hurt teVorgln greatly I'vi-rvwlicie. gin I it tit extremely sorry that It oix-uiiVcl. "It Will be1 taken for grglltwl Unit I will Use my every power to see In It th.it the members of Ibis mob receive Bttlng punishment for their rime i win to it Unit the authorities of the county iii which this crime necurretl are given every help nt ihe dlaposgl of tin- stnte." Ex-Gov. Slaton of Georgia. SaN Kiitv. Ivu, Atlg. IV. I'.x-I ieivclii.il' Sim. iii muted i.eo m. b'rniik'M entenee to life Imprisonment Iiim in these Words! "I would rattier lie lynched by u mob than lie lynched by tbe Judlclgry. One I- g St tack upon the soul iiiul the other eetilv reaches tin. body. "The get was ii eonsummal itrage, nnd every man engsgotl in ths lynching should ! nangedi for he i- an assassin. Kucb un net contrary to tiie civilisation of tteorgls, snd on,- whlcb every geeoci titlseu win eon demu. The Kugllxh langnnSe In met strong euougb nor broad enougb to deslguute this in sipropriate manner, ihe men who would do litis sort f tbltlg ale of the MU16 sort flint kill women unci children gfld men from behind fence'. So language is toe, condemnatory lo express any seutlmenl in this case for which I win not stand reationalblei and the words thnt t iicnU here I will repeat when I i:(.t home "l rejietti ibai every good iiuiii nnd - i woman in Ueorglti win reeetii fhi' outrage, and will demnud the speetly iniulabnieiii of ilnise wine have perpet rated it." Gov. Hall of Louisiana. Nrw UaicKANa, Ana. IT. flov, Hull "The lywblng of I'ntnk aai the It Is severely ooiieletiiiaril. I Hill sure, by Gov. Goldsborough of Maryland. "When a suite hexxjnwus I be tbantre e,f mob rule ever) ngeiiey ui ilic couiumiihI e.f ii- tioveriHir sbould I fully ami fanrlesaij used in uppre. bend awl puulab ll members, nol men. but outlaw's, wtio unultl ii)i-.l giivernuietil ami deatroj the fiiiMbitneuttil riglits of ctvillxiitlnii, This, tiibl uoiblng leas, I feel ixuivltu'eil, the thivernor of Ueorgla will ibi," Gov. Stuart of Virginia. Boston, Aug. 17. -Oov. Henry c sunlit of Virginia, who la here tu nt- lend the conferen f flovernora' Week, spoke vigorously on the lyiiching of Vraiikc sgyiug: "l deplore with all my s,,ui nil iterforutniiee like 1 1 t high bandij nolation of the law In the cgse f Prank. "l L'anuot condemn such otitbrnika wlib anfflcleni force ii ex press my tntenss feeling agaiual such a procedure. "I do in ii. however, think tins new nun .,f affnlrs bail anytbiug 10 dn With race prejudice! agUlUSI (the Jews n (lie SoUlh. Nee peraitl any longei raganls nn-tltma in the South. Not once in Ihe trial of ntank d" I believe rat's prejitdlces entersd. eludge and Jury acted without regard i the uniioiml Ity of uie man n trial for hi life, "The bet tar element throughout the entire Sotilh bga Uie highest re sped fur inw god order gud would not uuder any clrcumstanceN Indorse ihe lynehlng which ba taken place, in my own Ktate of Virginia no lynching lias oocurretl fur more tbau Bfteiui yeara. Lynching in the whole South has undergone rapid diminution in the in-i few years. "This t r in i of Kruiik, with tiie suliseipieul outrage, springs from the feeling f resentment among nil Nmitheni i pie ugaluai attack on youim womgiibood, "With tbe increase eef educutloii among the Southern toopla i lnlleve Slle-ii UUtnigea will pass, ns they tire in fuel already frowned illsm by Ihe better admitted classes everywtiere, So one in ihe Houtb ui for n uioiiicui countenance this inornliHi's crime iigtiliHU the Ktale of Ueorgla, an i ihe iiei lielr.it id's if t'H light should !' summarily punished," las and order and thSnk clod, we be lieve we have more of Ibis kind than any other are appalled and ashamed at the actions of the mob last night. No grastsr WPOag WSI ever done a State than that committed against Qgorglg UpOfl this occasion. "A small number of men have mur dered the fair name of QeOfgtg ln the slaying of Krnnk. All the horrible thine said alseut us by those outside the State they hsVg made true by their treachery to a commonwealth. 'One thing thai will require eurtjggt Gov. Nat Harris of Georgia. Hain-. in-fore hurrying hack to At f fieurgifli llo colli. let.., till, -eel Uie Ivluil- said lo-iilgbl : act of n band of lawleas men. tile Hs,,le of tleorgill," .nui Inquiry Is Ihe question of whether there was c, illusion between the authorities at the Mlllodgevllie prison ami the mob thai sue. ceded In aplrlting I' .ink aw ray ln such quick time." VYING W ITH MEXICO. Sgngfrlsh "New" tsks If Man I Ink t ecu leg Vet UntO Himself. t BgDNswicK. ii,i.. Aug 17 The Hruns. Con'niiied on Srrond l'au9 PRICE TWO CENTS. STATE BOARD EXONERATES PRISONHEADS Hotly on Way to Brooklyn After Thonftanrifl View it in Atlanta. WOMEN RC8H TO SEE SHOCKING sl'Ki'T (,I,K Crowd Restrained Wltli Great Difficulty nt scone of Hanging. Atlanta, (la . Attt;. 17. Ooy, Harris of Heorgla Issued Instructions tn-dav o the Sheriff of c.d.t, county, in Which Leo If. Prank was hanged near Mar,- etta, the birthplace of Mary I'hagnn of whose murder Frank was convl ied. to make every effort to apprehend rhe twenty-five member of the lynching party which kidnapped Prank from the .Milledgeville Jail late last night. So state ,,r county reward have been offered for the arret and convic tion of the lynchers. It was sai.l al the Oovernor office that no applica tion for a reward had been made. flov. Harris telegraphed to-night from Fitzgerald. Oa where he is at- tending the Georgia Confederate veterans' rciin.on. that he w nil I start immediately for Atlanta to personally tako charge of an investigation Into the lynching. He said: "I Ml mortified and determined to have tiio fullest Investigation e,f the entire affair, i Intended to remain ir. Fitzgerald over Wednesday, hut this horrible affair causes me to re tarn to-night to take such steps a vlll immediate y bring to justice those Who are guilty of tills dsspto hide crime.' Member of ihe Georgia Prison Com mission were in the Mlllodgevllie Jail when Ftank was kidnapped. They have Investigated his seizure. They sav the prieon officials are blameless, although "the Incident is regrettable." Frank's body, after having been tii!. en to Atlanta after shameful see nes in tiie Held twee mlics from Marietta, where it was found, wa (ela. 'ml on 1" aril a train at midnight :..r shipment to Brooklyn. After Frank's body was found some of th.- 1,000 people who crowded around to view It sdVOCSted public mutilation. but after shocking scene, of which women and children were spectators, , mer heads prevailed and Ihe h.ed as taken to u secret piece in Atlanta f..r preparation for shipment. NOT A SHOT FIRED RY LYNCHING PARTY ii triiuult With r in til . ii n rtln n Prtftonvf uiitiirfii. 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Oa., Aug IT I KrnK'M MptUft t:' nlrT.U wa; n'vinn pliVhtd without th UM ''f any v loletu't excepi HinTi ai t ii isn oi tnorc .Mn vit ttd on Prftttk heWU-l um thty i- -i:-.i him out a tiie nutomohilp Nut ii chat wih tireil ; tlirn wan uu hi i ukkU- wit h ny f th. t rnt -ft'- strfntd Bjititvfdi itaiiotitd ! the prisiih It in tt ut tltt'ie wms .1 show of loln'e ; htltf a dOJMII of the lyii(hei liwp)n nl ifvolvern am) VhOtfUm iiTni MVOral of tin- prlfon oAlcHeili wow he.ndouffod And fOp iuiet uinlrr thFOAtl t'f heitiK Uhoi Thu t v. t iity-lU t- lym htM H Weill abotjl their tmtlniN '-aimiy and without dlo1 lit- uf any amotion exi'Hpt df.nlly hi;:- ouanaaa ami for tbe prlaon offlolala una wuh anouffhe It WSI juxi bofopa midnight when the pang, In etuJu automobllaa, whliiad ui to the hoiiff of Wavfdon J.itne K Smith, Two guartfa wra alaoplng on hla pofoh; the t'l.ui Oi'OUpADta of tlie foramoot auto niubile loapad out iuil s'izet thaaa men, taking ikoaaaaakon of t i 1 HAea. Wa nle ti Smitu wnf Intlda iuh houaOt Which la doaa to the mam prlaon Itulld itiK Tha m .a who appArantly is tha Itadar "f tha band v 1 ' el for the warden. who i t " Gftttad back smith tirl ri-tt lo I tirott 1 p IImihU. The mob 1 04 U- r apoka aoma nama ah Ion gmlth did nat raoogntia ami line. no' ramambar. ami Smith went to tlit front door Ha aald later he oarrlad lantarn in ona hand and i 1 1 1 re v ilvar m tha other. ti hi' oponad "la front ihor half a dosati ravolvara wara thrual towgN! htm. lit wa ordarad to throw- up hla handa l.tMismu liii- Kiip on hi- ravolver Warden Smith o bay ad. "There WAA n'hiiB e!-e for me to do." b" explained l iter lli-s a iff. In bar room iipnt tir. Imd haard tha rbUgl llg "f tha tnotor rara and lha ordar pen 10 hai luigband. Mia ruahad down Malm, thraw her arm around 'lie arttrdan'i nak a rfi baggad ihi' tin HOI to .i.t'iit hllll TbA aimkaii- man for 'lie m h told htf t'"t to ha afi Aid The (Old hAt thi) were Bl) frn HVdl ari Iter frlarida' nanl Smith I At AT The apokaaman then aave h faw erlep Ofdara ami four memU-rf of the hand Agra left with Sin. 1 h antl hla two