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I I tiCalif Wow Says New Eiflie 8
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< It I will be necessary to Ia tab n L
I private water system In the four up >
Pr stories of 4feo stew otBco IralldLg
of the Cltq National bank wtJl h wIll 1 I
i be ready for occupancy neit jts4r
ThebulUites will be above the trater
level of the standpipe and la order
t lOturnli the four floor with water
Teed too private system will be etcefltlal
The question of Are pro tectloaj will y
altoiaaa l a private system U Ctlef I
WodIw with the pressure from1 the
c tare t > to flght area up to the sixth
I rvTb
V a bu117agcrnphaalze the need or a
sew and odra fire engine by UKB
ere dioparebt > The present engine
I Is f fourth fixe and was purchased fa t
lilt six rears before the paid Are
doprt bBt gas organized Since
thn the engine has rendered good
tervlefe but has outlasted IU useful
Eowde plttj the tact that by constant
reptlre II bas beet kept In coB Uoa
for utelu the Bill dl tr let When
hiu4 sled th engine had a capacity
> rot40 < JialloiMf a minute but that la
1 InKleqmt tor the city now
4 Fire Chief Wood said Tfaore Unt
IY fettlag ro41 It the depart
meat needs a new Ore raglne In 01
dr to handle a big fire properly nd
preestireIV be
V iiere l that by next yeatwe will h vj I
tilt eaglae In the new Central eta < <
e itou l rIr
t i I p t fight afore fnanybu
lag no sutt how blrfi Whcn the
v Lbw skracrapjer I cowploM we will 1
be able fo tike cake of the lint Hit > I
floor with thf pre i Jre from tfc ft
1 At0 hllbut a private system will be
Btocwtry for the four upper flora un
leae the < eiglfie I Is I eecurci I
Tim 18Klu i
ChlefWood l l 18Kluf f I
ll l
glue of J the second clam as suitable
for PadBcwh for years to come The I
engine bat all of the modem Jar
proTeaienU I and Is capable of throw
lag a stream of water at the rate of
liOQO gallon of water a minute T9
r cost of the engine will bo between
U Jqo > andl5 OO and It Ie I expected
l tfettttbls need will be takes < aro of
S f Inthe nest avprofirUtlon for the de
P1rtm pat Tho present engine I Is
I 1kentat the No 2 Are station but thu
now steamer 1ill bare Its homo It
t 1 f the Central ttatlon It It Intended to I
retain the old engine for use lu
pumping water for any of the city I
dcpaftmeaU I
New Vim Station I
flans for the new fire station No i I
5biTO been completed by Architect
W U Bralnerd and the building will
be an Ideal station for IbO TCfldoncq
dtitrlct It will be one of tkh most
attractive building In tho rlclnlty
C of handromo homes The building
was designed es ntlallb1lre
Chief Wood who has gathered points I
by bin ylrtu to stations la ill pa eta
y qf the country but It will resemble
closely a residence Stances la Marlon I
r ya LOhlo building will face Droadway I
11 and will be lest J a few foci west of
Fountain avenue It will bo Mx73
feet 1lt it I Intended to uo yellow
p t prciced brick for the front There
hell be a gibe ltlble at each side of
r the bdilddpg r and In many reap seta i
the citerlor wlll resemble a residence I
tho bulldlrie will firo located back
frbni tho sidewalk with a protty lawn J
Around It f
> Thp lowAsf floor will bo concrete l I
4 f 11 rid there will bio apace for two I
borfca anal ono wagon In the rrar
d illlj be top exercise room for ihp I
flMpnttars I will bo thle b p
Ing rooma and tho etoro aid f cal i
7 rooBj1 Provisions bare been rondo I
for four men as tho residence eta
tlonado not need to bate a large
> Tbo new station will relieve ie I
present station greatly l as practleally
I all of tho territory west of Eleventh
attest will bq Included for the new
TIIe east of the new station will bo
about is0o0
l Mrs IIram Gleason 30 years old
I a well knowi matron of Eighth and
Flournoy streets died at Riverside
hospital last Bight at 11 oclock Sha I
la survived by her husband The I
fuieral will be hold tomorrow morn
Il l j Lei the burial will be IB Oak
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Battinger Probe Committee Will
Conclude Hearing by Last of May
and Then Take Up Coal Claim
Sicreltry Himself Will be
Stat Widen leferc Cam
llalttee Many Others Sib
Washington March 17Tho con
Ire loDal committee expects to com
plete tho Investigation Of tho Hal
llBgorPlnchot squabblo by the end
of May and submit Its report to con
grcM or go to Alaska to Investigate
tho claims sixteen witnesses will I
testify with Dalllnger aa the star
witness for the defense Several of
flccrs of tbo Guggenheim Alaskan
syndicate were subpocnated Jo ap
pear and reiterate the statement
made before tho senate committee on
territories Dowman will testify that
letters were found la Qlavls box at
Seattle Several forestry officers dl te
Charged with Plnchot also aro ex
peeled to be called with magazine
Debate OB Itallroad Bill
In the sharpest debate yet pro
yoked In the senate on the admlnls
ti ration railroad bill tho bitter crltl
clffma of the action of tho supporters
of the bill In trying to put the mean
ti0elicted from Senator Aldrich the adr
mission that tho bill could be I
This statement was made during
Uio second day of Senator Cummins
ispeech attacking tho bill but not un
til after tho friends of the measure
bad beau accused of frying to hide
behind the president and the fact
that It bad bpen drafted at his dl
rrcftldent Is Mentioned
For more than two hours the pre s
ident figured in the dlccul1 ion and
for a bare his title If not his name
was bandied about with freedom that t
amounted to almost recklenncef
In Idle portion of the debate Scald
tow Aldrich nll 7 Cummins Root
Klkles and Damn figured conrplen
wJy s A <
OummlBfl contended that tho ro
4refon referring to traBlc acreementa e
would render them led litho Lfliub
BJMIbn to the > Commission Ho derare
sorted that there had been a con 1
splcuous sllcnco In the committee on
CoBtlaMd on Page Two
1FcU ilatcsay
Fell Through Hatchway
While waiklng across a houseboat
Floyd Sanders a mill laborer fell i
through a hatchhole and his loft L
shouldor was dislocated besides sus
taining bruises over the b6dy San
ders suffered considerable pain to
day but his physicians say ho will 1 I
recover Ho lives on a houseboat l
Defy the mouth of Island creek and L
was on his boat yesterday afternoon I
when the accident occurred
Mr and Mrs J R Sledgo haw re +
turned to their homo at Memphis
after a pleasant visit to Mrs Bledgoa
parents Mr anil Mrs T D Luti 825
South Tenth street
Woman Throw Self 1 j
Before Tajt V Auto
Chicago March 17 President
Taft was welcomed to Chicago at 8
a m by the booming of 21 guns on
the lake front Tho Irish Fellowship
club committee took him to break
fast At 10 he received a committee
from tho Red Cross society and at
it ho attended the newspaper mens
reception It la ono of the most
strenuous days of his career
Tho club reception will occupy
Tafts time from 4 p m to 6 pm
Then tho Irish Fellowship club ban
quet follows Elaborate prepare
lions aro made by tho club 2 Us
tho old sod and tho address will bo
delivered standing on It Ho will
Ivlllif tho Traffic club and attend a j
conservation mesa meeting to enI I
dorse his policies Ho will leave atI
11 p m for Rochester He will bo I
escorted to the depot by several comJ
mlttecs There will bo flro works 1
Taft will be the principal speaker at
tho conservation mass meeting Care
ful arrangomontsc are made to guard
tho president during his stay A
swarm of plain clothes men and se
cret service atachcs aro mingled with
the crowds surrounding him wher
ever hogoes At tho hotel it is ar
The predictions and tempera
fcotn will be found at the top
of the month colaraa oa pate
Washington March 1Iior
ace O Knowjes1 minister to
Santo Domingo was assaulted
while riding by Costello
brother of tho governor of
the province according to tee
stato department Ula assail
ant was arrested Alt tho roln
Isters of tho Dominican govprn
mane called at tho legation to
express regrets Authorities
cay Coetello was Insane
Watseka IIIMarch > < 7D t
William Miller charged with the
murder of Sayler la fond of reading
unique murders Ho asked for The
Murder of Dr Groom to read 1 In
his cell Friends say ho Is reckless
with firearms Four tentative Jur
ors were accepted by tho state and
defense today
Roosevelt is Host
Khartum March 17 Colonel I
fUx Qvelt will leave Khartum at 9
p p for Aseouln Roosevelt was
There were native dances The Khar
tumb club American missionaries
and army officers wore guests
W C Madden
Mr W C Madden ot Birmingham
Ala lato of Paducah died at aid
hone MaLday March 4 4 The fenera
was lheldWe < lnesday at t Birmingham
Ho II survived by bis wife They ro
sided In Paducah several years and 1
aro droll known and have many
friend hero
Married at Metropolis
Metropolis HI March 17 Sixsc
laJSt Patricks Day was cele
prated by one Kentucky coupln ty
being married Magistrate Thomas
LlKQftt performed tho ceremony
They were Miss Lola Dlyene 2t ofl
Calvi rt City and Charles L Suthur
lund 26 of Sutherland The conplu I
wu rccompanled by Miss Mattto
Uan and C Glsh 1
1I I
Mr Well Goes With West Ky
Mr Jesse Well has accepted aI I
position with tho West Kentucky I
Coal company as assistant transpor
tation manager under Mr C 8 i 1
Bookwalter Mr Well Is a graduate
of Harvard College and will mako 11bc 1
strong addition to the already ex 4
cellent force of the West Kentucky
ranged to have an elevator for tho I
exclusive use of tho president
Day Has Exciting Beginning I
An aged woman attempted to Jump
under the presidents auto whllo he
was on route to his hotel Sho broke
through tho lino and throw horeolf
before the auto Tho auto was stop
pad hi time aid the woman was hur
rled sway fcyi the pollco The day I
pas begun like Donnybroot fair A
wireless telephone lineman Jum PadAs
on tho rear platforpi of tho private
ear and insisted on putting In a wire
sass phone for thcprQfldontJlo
Insisted on seeing him tout secret
porvlco men took him away On hla
arrival at tho hotel the president cxj
suffragette auto loaded with a braes
band and votes for women signs
gnljoined d
played Wearing of tho Green
Which caused much merriment
herset Ir
before Tafts auto gives the name of
8A ho
declared that Taft and St Patrick
wero tho largest men on earth
President Taft delivered two
speeches at noon to newspaper rea
porters and the Traffic club ii 10
criticised tho hypocrlcy of editorials
he read dally Ho says his Itorllllsi
thickening aud he can now eta ndor
them He declared he has learned
more during his years service than
he expects to learn In tho next three i
years Ho says the people are threeI I
and can judge facts when they set
them He la not Afraid of them e
G + 1 YY t 1
Elected by Legislature Fer
Sec ai Class Cities of
C0nmissieners > Salaries Ag
treJilc 15600 a Year
Rrankfort Ky March 17 Spe
clalIbe bill provldtag for the
commission form of GOvernment for
cities of the Second class passed on
the test evening The governor has
until March 6 to act on It
No County Detective
Frankfort Ky March 17 Spe
clQIrhe governor vetoed tho bill I
providing for district detectives In
counties Having cities of the Second
Lexington Ky March 17 Tho
ernment la to bo given a trial in
Under the provisions of the > blU tho
questlbn of tho final adoption of the
comm S6lon form of government will
bo voted upon In Lexington at tho
general election next November and
tho sentiment for a change Is eo
strong that there can bo little doubt
of an affirmative vote
Briefly the now charter provides
for a complete reorganization of the
Icity government 4 > y the election of a
9Q18or and tour commissioner aI I
shall have cptire charge of aW do
partmetiU nk appoint ail employee
Tho Oral election of mayor arid com
mlfl hx > ers wftlso t on Tuesday No
venroer 7 nili and a nonpartisan
A question is raited today na e
to the cohstutfpaallty of the
e oommlAIon government bill
tor Second dais cities tfocmtt
Uag them to chooso betweett the
cOBmli lon and the present
charter Section 1S6 of the
constitution ears All munic
ipal corporations of the same
class shall possess the same
HmltesUonsV It Is euggjclrtedi
that If some of the cljtleg choose
the comml loDi govpnjroont and
S comoretaln their present char
ter form of government their
flPOWIrnJand limitations may I
primary will be held on Saturday 1
DctoTior 21 a ittle over two weeks I
earlier Any number of candidates
may be nominated by ipotitlonr for
mayor and coramselonerB regardless
of party affiliations and In the pri 1
mary election all the names will go 1
on the same ballot arranged alpha I
betlcallyi without any party name or
devicex t
Every citizen Will be privileged to 1
vote in tho primary for one candl
dato for major and four for commis
stoners by stamping In squares op
posite their names The fclghcst two
candidates for mayor and the highest
eight candidates for commissioners
their names will go on the ballot
alphabetically in the general election
two treks later again without party
names or devices Tho people will
again vote for one candidate for
mayor end four for commissioners
and the highest candidate for mayor
and the highest four for commission
era will be declared elected
Tho mayors term will Jw four
years and the commissioners two
years In 1913 a police Judge and
Four commissioners will too elected In
lire same way Each alternate hOI
years and tho ticket will be headed
by tho mayor and tho police Judge
as both arc constitutional officer and
cannot be abolished or changed by I
charter amendment 1
Tho mayor and commissioners will
organize tho now city government
lire first week of January 1912
creating the following departments
under the now charter
Department of public affairs
iDepartment > of pubUc finance
Department of public safety i I
Department of public works
Department or public property
The mayor will be at the head of
tho department of public affairs and
each of tho com ntI 1011 eltJ will be I
assigned to ono of tho other depart
ments by a vote of tho majority
Tho Lexington plan provides a
osalary of 3600 for the mayor and
= 3000 for each commissioner There
is 1 no recall by which a1 certain num
her of citizens upon petition mayi so
IsIbor an election to decldo whoUior
or not the commissioners shall rc
dSlgn or fill out their terms no Inltla
edlslgn by which citizens may compel
the enactment of popular measures
rland referendum on petition of one
fourth the votes which is Irapractl
w 4
Senator Eaton Believes Station
For Agricultural Experiments
Will be Establishedat Paducah
Talked With Governor Who
Seemed to Approve Mea I
sureOeed Roads Commis
sien Will Recommend
rinoa the bill authorizing the ia
tabllslimfcnt of agricultural vxpurl
meat stations In eastern and west
ern Kentucky passed both the sen
ate and the house and tho governor
has intimated ho will approve It uf
forts will bo mado to see that Pa
ducah Is selected as a location for
the station In western Kentucky
An appropriation of only 5000 Is
authorized for its start but It Is ex
pected to groW and become on Ifn
portant Institution in tho western
part of tho state
State Senator W V Eaton who
advocated the bill returned early
this morning from Frankfort after
attending the session of tho senate
Senator Eaton was pleased at the
passage of the bill When the bill
was Introduced It was found that
the eastern Kentucky senators were
pulling for a station too Seizing
the opportunity Senator Eaton con
solidated the two bills lined up the
Democrats himself and the eastern b 1
Kentucky senators got the Republi
can votes and the bill passed easily t
Tho location of tho farm Is In tho E
hands of the commissIoner of agrlcul
ture and tho chairman of tho lAx fi
Ington experiment station but Senn t
tor Eaton is confident Paducah will
be selected Senator Eaton said het t
had a talk with Governor Vlllson t
Tuesday night and the governor InI I
timated that ho approves tho bill be
cause It is for the advancement of
the farming over the state
Good Roads Conference 1
Senator Eaton is chairman of the
good roads conference that was ap I
pointed from both houses to Investi I
gate tho road laws of other statet t
and to mako a report at tho next
session of tho general assembly The I
good roads bill Introduced at the re
cent session caused several squab
bles The houses could note agree I
on a bill and the committee con
slating of five members appointed
by the speaker of the house three I
members appointed by the lieuten
ant governor and one member by
the governor was arranged
The bill passed by both houses
providing for the election offbur
county comlssiohers who with the
county Judge shall compose the fis
cal court do snot apply to Mc =
Cracken County but only to Kenton
county whoso representative intro
duced It
Dank ExaminerI
Tho bank examining bill which c
passed Saturday after several bills c
had failed was drafted by Senator I
Eaton A number of bills wero In I
troduced but each failed and Sen t
ator Eaton was selected by tho mom I
bers of tho committee to draft the
bill which Incorporated tho good
features of eachI + 1
Senator Eaton sdld that every
thing tho western part of tho state f
wanted was secured and he Is high
ly elated The bill providing for a
state normal school In the Purchase t
was not Introduced becauso theI
condition of the Btato treasury was
too low to admit of an appropria
tion sufficient to establish the school g
t t
tI I
A nicely dresecd1 young man was I
taker to Uio pollco tatlon this after I
noon being suspected as the man I
who broke Into tho room of Miss J
Margaret Park early Tuesday morn
Ing Chief of Police Singer was I
standing at Fourth street aid Broad l
way this afternoon when ho spotted
tho prisoner as being a man that
answered tho description given l > y
Miss Park She looked at him aridI I
said ho was tho man He was taken
to the pollco station but protested
his innocence lie said for several
weeks he bas been In La Center
working for tho Stewart Tobacco
company and over the long distance
telephone tho manager said it was
Chicago Market
May High Low Close
Wheat 113 K lUi 112
Corn 64 63 63 V4
Prov 2587 2C6C 2570
Lard 14 10 1305 14Q7
Rlbq r1311 1347 1352
London March 17Lon a
S don Is singing the praises of e
Roosevelt today on account of
bill speeches delivered at Khar
tum yesterday In which he
praised English rule In 1 Egypt
It pleased the young natives
who carry on the work Eng
Ikhmen think It will have a
powerful effect coming from
Roosevelt It la believed It
1 will do more good than It ex
s 1 pressed by any other man
St Paul March 17ln sat address
beforo the Minnesota conservation
congress J J Hill cited a warning
that national capital must be pre
served given by him several years
ago He declared this Is I an ago of
financial delirium Ho cited the na
tional debts of European countries
as evidence that tariff combines are
tho partial cause of present condl
bona He declared the government
Is delinquent In Its duties It they
paid the attention to conservation
that they pay railroads affairs they
would do much better
Hill mucbbetterI I
public expenditures Is a cause of
public ills and one of the causes of
the high cost of living I He says the
responsibility cannot bo placed on
any one thing Conservation national
capital is next to conservation of
land He says steps must bo taken
at once or It will bo 1 too lato
Irish Influence
in America Has
Been Enormous
It has been claimed that this
country was discovered by St Bren
dan an Irish monk eight or nine
centuries before Columbus And wo
aro told on good authority that the
ship that carried Columbus across
tho ocean had a Galway man on
Thero were two Irishmen on the
Mayflower William Mulllns and
Christopher Martin Twenty years
later five hundred I or moro were
forcibly transplanted In tho days
of Cornwell when LiGO was paid for
tho head of a patriotic Irishman
moro than 100000 wore driven out
and mos o1 tem came to the Amer
Ican colonies They cams with a
grievance and hence wo find tne
Irish everywhere on tho firing line
and readiest of tho ready In the war
for Independence You lost Amerl
ca by tho Irish declared herd
Mountjoy in the British parliament
Aided Revolution
Tho first blow four months before
Lexington was struck by John Sal
IIvan from tho rugged hills of old
Desmond In ancient Kerry Ho cap
tured the British military stores at
Portsmouth thus crippling their
operations I
Tho first British warship was cap
tured by OBrien a Corkonlan Tho
first official father of tho American
navy was Jack Barry who hailed
from gallant little Wcnford and the
first American general to fall on the
field of battle was Montgomery an
Irishman It was the Irish Stark
that drove the British Tories anti
their Indian allies from tho field at l
Bennlngton The Irish generals
Ewing Hand Griffin Conway and
Stark with their countrymen helped
to sweep Durgoyno and tho redcoats
from the field of Saratoga It was
two of these same generals with two
other Irish general Butler and Wil
sonthat werq with Washington
when he crossed tho Delawaro and
who with him surprised tbo British
at tbo battle of Trenton they were
also with him when Cornwallls hand
ed over his sword through tho Irish
general OHara to tho American
don Lincoln at Yorktown
When Washington went as com
manderln chlof of the army In 177C
Continued on Pago Four
Hon T B McGregor of Frankfort
passed through the city last night en
route to Benton
Has Sheltered Fifteen He a
dred Children in Sevest
< Io4i teen Years
More Room and Better Eqrip
ment Needed
On acount of tho IncreasIng de
mand for more room at the Home pt
the Friendless the board of director
Is securing bids to build an addition
consisting of six rooms with batMan f
and all modern conveniences One
of tho rooms will be a nursery which
will fill a long felt want The home
has never bad the facilities for car
Ing for the real young children for
that reason they havo not been able
to do as much along that line as ttoej1
One of the older girls Is now re i
ceiving instruction and after taking Y
coureo in nursing will boputla I
charge of this department A dU > a
tlon ward will be added where sM
suspicious or contagious cases will be i
treated A play room for the llttl
ones under school age will be pro
vided Tho hospital soon will bV
moved to tho new addition and
many other improvements made roe <
the comfort and convenience of tho
Inmates An excellent school taught i
by the matron Is l maintained where
tile children are Instructed in e
common school branches Devotional
exercises are bold every Sufcday sites
noon conducted by the ministers i OF
laymen of tho city Too children en
joy the talks and lead In the singing
Tire policy of the home Is l now as 1tr j
always has been to provide a tefSiXKV
ary refuge for homeless and frtenil I
less women and children of PaduoaV t
and vicinity and to afford an oppor
tunity for reclamation to Owpo wom
en who havljig led Impure lives give
Unmlstalrablo evidence of a desire tei
reforrfvanUflt themselves foil an hon
fst livelihood tho children ant
takenlfr permanently or until a bet
tbr bomb can be secured for them
A nights l lodging and temporary
pelp Is always given tho homeless f
The excellent matron Mine Raper
and herisefrtantstooTc after the pay
srfca t mental and moral well being
Of their charges besides tralnlsg
them in all kinds of domestic work
Many of the girls have been reared
from Infancy to young womanhood in
tho Institution with no recollectfc j
of any other home and their dove
lion to the matron Is l beautiful T1Hi i
home has been established seven al i
years and In that time about Bfte if >
hundred homeless and frlendleM >
have found shelter within Its wall l
Employment has been found for a j
groat number x > t women and goo J
Christian homes secured for the boy J
and girls Tho dlreotore try to p 4
In touch witb tho children after they
leave tho home and It upon good au i
thority they find the homo unde lr j
able tho child Is l taken back In UM 4
Instltulon There arc fifty inmate j
In tho home at present and the doom g
are al ny cDt the friendless ant
unfortunate iTho board of directors j
numberswcntcen and aro represent i
atives from the different churdiea M 1
follows Mrs LM nieke preeldentij l 1
Sirs EGDoono Mrs E P CCoble
Stra Josephine Post Mrs CharlVnw
Johnson Mrs Elbrldge Palmer Mrs i
L O Walker Mrs L S DuBois Mrs
II H S Wells Mrs J It Puryear Hn
EXP Qllson Mrs Wm ICldd Dr
Delta Caldwell Mrs Charles Halo
Mrs Meyer Ixivltch Mrs E B Lanr
dls Mrs Cook husbandsi i j
Block liny
It Is to bo Block Day In Paif
cah all right Tbo Homo of tie
Friendless Tins almost perfected the
plans and today the envelopes havj
been distributed among the various
chairmen oC the blocks who nuny
bor some SOO strong Every portion
of the city will be thoroughly covered
in this way as wall ar the Arcadia
Mechanlcsburg and Llttlevlllo w
Tomorrow the chairmen will dUy
tribute tfrelrj envelope throughou
their district and will explain that
they wilt Jx caBJd for on Wednesday
March r 23 at the blowing of tlw
whistles WHh this definite know l
edge each Individual family corpofr
atlort or anything with tilt enveloii
can bo ready and waiting <
It will be a bu ° ncisllke campalgi
conducted In a riljhinetl way hs
the reprw nutlvo women of the city
You make your own assessment Tf
envelope is I handed In and rn + rut
at leisure by the committee In char
Mr and Mrs W h ManuS
Hays avenue are the parents of
fine girl baby born this morning

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