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VOL XXVII NO 104 PADUCAH KY MONDAY EVENING MAC 2 1910 TEN CENTS P BWEEKj
HYDES LAWYERS
V SHOW METHOD OF
0 EXPERT WITNESS
c
Used Hot Water in Thawing
Oat Corpse of Swore ler
Ay
tr SreoH Says Swope Did Not
Die Natural Death I
tfk
r
EVERY EVIDENCE OF POISON
Kanta City May 2The defence
in the trial or Dr Hyde today ra
gard Ur llpkfocn as a discredited
witness Dy hU own books read
whllo on the Bland the sclcntlrtwa
t ihown to have acted contrary to tho
cstabllthed rules In making autopsy
on Swopc body lie ktoena book
is Legal Medicine roads The Ger
man government forbids tho use or
hot water In thawing out frozen boo
In for ddicctloir because It causes
chemical change Walsh got Tile
expert to admit that several l kctUca
of hot water were poured Into the
abdominal and thorax cavities to
thaw out Swopo body During the
croKi exainlnatlon of Itektoen the
court announced that he would soon
start holding night notions
Answering hypothetical question
relating to the deaths of Col and
Cbrltmian Swopo Dr Ludwig lick
loon the Chicago pxthnlogUt said
in the criminal court that 1ft hi opin
ion both men dIed from tho effect of
tome convulsive und paralysing pot
on Cyanide of polatslum testified
the cititrt was such drug
Nothing about tho vital organs of
either of the Jwope upon each of
whom Dr llektocn performed au
our r
from natural causes said the expert
Ho was pQfdUvc ho testified that
f Col Swopo did not die from spa
plexy nor Chrlstnan Serape from
meningitis Dr Hvktocn made no
chemical analysis In the eourw of hie
Investigation and t tjcacw gavo no dl
i1teal testimony relating to the alleged
finding of poison In the bodies
Whether parson eluted the deaths
of Col Thomas If and ChrUmnn
Swopo may be determined l by a com
mlsKon of mrdlcal experts appointed
by Judge Ralph 8 Latrfiaw
Strays
stock Policeman Lycurgu Rice
fir u red out today that he arrested
76 dogs and 27 head of stray stock
during April Five of the canines
were redeemed and one cqw un
claimed was sold at public auction
Uei partmer
s Fire Department
April ttiower put an end to bust
s new for the t fire department a due
4 ing the month there wre only four
t C alarm one of the lightest month
In several years The loss for the
month does not antouot to 1000
OKMCKAI COUNCIIj WILL
CONVENT THIS KVBXINfl
The central council will meet in
regular sorelon tonight at 730
oclock at the Oty hall Moirtiy rou
line business wHl be transacted The
council will receive report of the
Riverside hospital board of directors
on bids for the addition The boards
wM receive the reports from the
etrcct committee relative to the pro
4 posed sidewalk Improvements and
t receive the report of tho joint finance
and public Improvement committees
in accepting tho new central fire uta
Men on Kentucky avenue
1 a Fight c Durant
w San Francisco My STommY
McCarthy who was killed In a prize
fight by Moran was burled today
In the llolp Cross cemetery
ORANADA BONDSMAN IS
AFTER RUNAWAY NEORO
After learning John Cook
colored had skipped out after he had
been so gracious at to go his bond T
T OBrien K citizen ofGranada Miss
t hurried to the governor of iMIsslcnlp
z pi and secured an appointment a
special officer of the law I In addi
tion he was given requisition paper
for Cooks return and started out In
search of his prlscner Cook wai
arrested at the coal chute of the III
Tlois Central railroad this morning
by Patrolman n O Jones and lock
ed up In the city Jail Air OBrlon
who arrived here I et > terday will re
turn to Grenada at 610 oclock to
night Cook was indicted at Gra
nada for breaking Into tho railroad
depot at E > lIptl Miss some distance
out of Granada He was released
VoL from jail on a bond furnished by
terfrom
ter kf DBrlen and then left Cook
7 4 pahle halfbroth r is 4 guilty of
horeaklng and not he Mr 0
Brie la 1 former county court clerk
at Granada
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Tennessee and Mississippi State
AntiTrust Laws Are Sustained by
The United States Supreme Court
Standard 011 Company and
Lumber Combine Leae Suit
Hashes Appointment Will
be Confirmed
Washington May 2 The decision
of the Tenneeueo supreme court
ugalnat the Standard 011 company of
Kentucky under the date antitrust
law today was affirmed by tho su
promo court of tho United States and
the Tennessee antimonopoly law
was hold constitutional
Mlwlsulppl lAW Upheld
That tho antitrust law of Mitts
ilppl It constitutional was thedocl
lon today of the supreme court of
tho United States In affirming the
decree of the M4sltulppi supreme
court that Uw > RcUU Lumber Deal
I
era ocliMon of Mississippi was a
combination In restraint of trade
National Hank Low Hold
In affirming tbo Citizens National
bank of Boyle county against tho
commonwealth of Kentucky tho so
premo court upholds the la passed
by the legislature of 1900 provid
ing for tho assessment and taxation
of shares in national banks
lluRhr to lo Confirmed
I Washington May 3The senate
committee on judiciary decided today
to recommend tbo confirmation of
Governor Hughe I nomination for ae
Boctate justice of tho supreme court
of the United Stales
Irvin S Cobb Here
Irvin S Cobb the well known hu
morlpt and newspaper writer of the
New York WorM staff le < in the city
on a visit to Ms mother Mrs Manic
S Cobb 727 Broadway Mr Cobb is 1
on his way to Atlanta and will go
from there to Savannah to Join MTV
Cobb and WUe Mlw TItMtxrtfrCobb
who are visiting Mrs Oobba parent
and accompany them home Ho will
be in Paducafa until Thursday
I
Herri n IJofeoU Mounds
I Cairo III May 2The Mounds
i baseball team waft defeated yester
day on their homo grounds by a
More of 7 1o 1 by tho Herrin team
LORIMER BRIBERY
CASE UNDER PROBE
CHICAGO GRAND JURY TAKES
UP THE INVESTIGATION
INVESTIGATIONTODAY
TODAY
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iChkago i
Chkago May2A special grand
Jury was officially Instructed today
to probe the charges of Representa
live C A Whlto that ho and other
received a thousand dollars apiece
to vote for Lorlmer for senator
White Is expected to face the grand
Jury late this afternoon State At
torney Wayman announced this noon
bo would personally conduct the
talC Lorlmor announced today that
he would remain hero unlit Thurs
day anyway to see what tho charges
amount to Meanwhile Governor
Dcneen le I keeping In clone touch
with developments so that he can
can a special session of tho gmoral
assembly on short notice it feces
ItIryI I
MAY SHOW GAIN
Solicitors for the Paducah
directory state that they have
found a dozen families which
have been mimed by the census
takers Thosn who have been
missed should send their names
to the Census Supervisor Jones
at Princeton Solicitors say
they expect the directory to show
S a gain as thoy find fewer va
I cant houses than they did two
> years ago and some new ones
built
SOUTHERN PEANUT
CASE IS REVIVED
JONES HUES 11IUTT8 FOR LARGE
AMOUNT IN THE CIRCUIT
INTlIKOJRCUITCOURT
COURT
Suit for 2276009 has been filed
In circuit court by John Dennis
Jones against Thomas C Britt Wil
liam O Britt and George C Thomp
son who wore Interested in the
I Southern Peanut company which
I went Into bankruptcy Jones al
leges tho defendant signed an
agreement promising to pay him 12
notes totaling 2170589 and 1
044 for 227 bags of peanut lie
alleges tho notes and account have
not been paid and sues to recover
the money alleged due Since the
filing of the suit It is said that a
compromise probably will be made
Sue for LOMS of Foot
For the lose ora foot Ray Eth
ridge through his father Llge Eth
ridge filed butt agalnet tho Illinois
Central railroad for 2500 dam
I ages In February It Is I alleged that
the little boy was run over by a train
near Sixteenth and Jones streets and
his foot and leg erctu + + laA en seY
orally that Amputation waa neces
sary George Laws J W Bobbett
and J A Warford of the train crew
are made defendant In tho cult al
so
Kentuckian Killed
Seattle Wash May 2 Special
JudlteCoQ Dell of Harrodsburg
Has killed and his wife seriously In
jured In a trolley accident hero
I Cubs Win Game
I The Cubs defeated tho Red Cross
baseball team yesterday afternoon
back of the Illinois Central shops by
the score of 13 to 6 Two home
runs wero made by tho Cubs The
men were Walter Varble and Paul
Judd The lineup for tho Cubs
was W Varble cj F Anderson p
Ie Flynn Ib F WIeman 2b P
Judd 3b E Sutherland If E Gil
bert cf B Rawllnson rf
OLIPHANT REQUESTED
PRIVACY FOR HIMSELF
Future meetings of tho Investi
gating committee appointed from
tho magistrates of the fiscal court
to Investigate the alleged bridge
graft will be open to the public ac
cording to Magistrate U S Wal
Bton chairman of the committee
Magistrate Walton said that the
public was excluded from tho meet
Ing of tho committee when John T
Ollphant testified at the special re
quest of Mr Ollphant
Houseboat StocKed
With Liquor Sunday
I
Deputy United State Marshal El
woo Neal Constable Jeff Banister of
he Eighth district and Constable A
C Shelton trapped Aaron Tilley in a
beached houseboat opposite Metropo
lis 111 at 3 oclock yesterday after
noon TJIIey offered no resistance and
was brought to Paducah to face three
warrants charging him with running
a blind Uger Ills trial is set for
2 oclock tomorrow afternoon in
Magistrate C W Emerys court
By appointment Constable Shelton
THE WEATHER
The predictions and tempera
ture for the past tircntyfour
boar will be found at the top
of tho seventh column oa page
pagetlatq
C
met with Mr Neel and Mr Banister
1
at Mr Neds I home yesterday at noon
where ho ate dinner After the meal I
tho trio took tho road to MetroPolis I
landing and circled around Tilleys I
shack which is about 400 yards be
low the Kentucky landing Inside
the shack Constable Shelton found
15 or 20 strange men Walking up
to Ttlley ho held out his hand and I
to d They he was under arrest Fif
teen gallon of whisky and 25 dozen
bottler of beer wore confiscated by
the officera These will be used aa I
evidence Tilley save bond of 100
In each of the cares and claims to
have a government license Marshal 1 I
Neel said the license expired March
15 TIHey is a brother of Kirmey
Tllley whoso trial In federal court
during the April torm was continued t
to the November term Ho also is I
charged with retailing liquor with 1
out a license
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ALMOST AN ALIBI
FOR SUSPECTS IN
MCRACKEH JAIL
Quire and Hale Were at Cum
berland River Meraing
Body Wits Foand
Sold Watch to Nan and
Bbafht Food i
THOMPSON MURDER MYSTERY
More evidence to strengthen the
alible of Bert Quire and Albert Hate
prisoners An the county jail on the
charge of murdering Red Thomp
son has been gathered by their attor
ney David Drowning Yesterday
Mr Drowning telephoned to W F
Bennett who resides at Cumberland
river and be stated that ho purchas
ed a diver watch tram two am for
2 on the morning of April lj > about
10 oclock Bruce a stor keeper
at Cumberland Hirer mid he jcmem
bored two men purchasing cheese and
crackers from him on that njomlng
and eating 41 at the store before
catching a freight train towards Pa
ducah
ducahThe
The murder was committed tome
time late the night of April 9 or
early qn the morning of April 10
and If the two men were at tho Cum
berland river at 730 that morning
It laa point in their favor
After he had answered the ques
Lion Mr Bennett inquired the pur
pose and was told of the arrest of
lpole men for the murder 3Io said
that ho would hold tho watch and
he would hare come to Padnrab to
day In defense of the two men were
It not for the fact that ho is i a mem
ber of tho Lyon county grand Jury
and It was Impossible for him to
leaveThere
There Is no doubt In my mind
shout the Innocence of those two
men said Attorney Browning We
have witnesses to prove that they
Jcft Martin Ton l about S oclock
Saturday afternoon and the train
reached Paducah between 10 and 11
oclock that night Between It
oclock that night and 5 oclock the
next morning Oulro and Halo have
no witnesses to corroborate their
story that they remained In the car
loaded with lumber but the fact that
they were al Cumberland River ear
ly I the next morning should establish
their Innocence of the murder
i believe that Thompson is I alive
and that he will reach Birmingham
this week The fact that their
stories have been proved correct
should make their story of remain
Ing In a railroad car from Satuday
night until Sunday morning believ
ed
This morning Circuit Judge Wil
liam M Reed extended the limo of
the grand Jury until FridayeIf the
Jurors desire they may adjourn any
day this week and meet Friday for
the purpose of making their report
Mother la Positive
Verifying the report that Luther
and Red Thompson is not alive
Chief of Police Singery received a let
ter from Mrs Lum Thompson of Bir
mingham Ala stating that she 1s
still unchanged in her belief that the
dead boy was her son She stated
that if her son Is really alive she
will not believe it until she sees him
and hears him recall oocurencea that
will prove him to bo her eon She
said no ono claiming to be her eon I
had Put in appearance yet
The Message From apt Thompson
Police are of the opinion that e
thdrd party believed to be concerned
in the murder is responsible for the
re received here that Luther
Red Thompson JB allvo and has
left Dayton Tenn for Birmingham
Inquiry at Dayton Tenn as to
who was sending telegrams to Padu
cah In tho name of JF Thompson
captain of the steamer Luiu Thomp
son brought tho following response
rom the Dayton office of the Western
Union
The message from The Sun to
Captain Thompson was delivered ti
the Dayton Coal and Iron company
They secured an answer from Thomp
ton over their own phone Thomp
son lIon the river 3 miles from Day
ton This Is the only way they could
reach Mm
MmBureau
Bureau of Mines
The house tilll for the creation of
a bureau of mines In the Interior de
partment was passed by the senate
today
Chicago Market
sxrh
Market I2315tt 1 12W1
42121i1Teet
Corn b93i > B5 59H
dOats 41 ai < OTi 4HM
Prov 21751fi7 2160
Laid 1240 1225 1240
Ribs f wlUO im 1201
Kitty League is Now Certainty U
Local Prompters Raise Necessary
Amount to Handle Organization
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KM OF WALK
Yonkers N Y May 2
Weston started on the last
eighteen mile stretch of his fa
moos walk today expecting to
S arrive at Now York city hall at
4 oclock this afternoon Wes
ton Mid today while walking I
I S that It will be the last walk
he will ever take but he will
continue his ten miles dally for
exercise to keep him In physi
cal condition
NICARAGUAN WAR
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I RESUMED AT SEA
ESTRADAS GUNBOATS WAITING
FOR ARRIVAL OF VENUE
FROM NEW ORLEANS
Blueflolds May 2 Wireless to
Colon Fighting on both land and I
water between ifadrlz and Estrada
factions In the NLcaraguan govern
mont is expected hourly Tho Mad
rlz force are within 60 mile of
Bluefield where they have been en
camped for four days awaiting the
arrival of the steamship Venus from
New Orleans with addltlonar arms
and atnunltlon The Venus sailed
Friday fitted out by NIcaraguan
Minister Corea and Estradans here
have already fitted out three gun
boats with cannon to attack it A
conflict la I certain J7 the < boats meet
If the Venus arrives safely Madrlza
army wilt make the final assault Im
mediately
KENTUCKY CHILDRENS
JIOJIE SOCIETY AGENT
Mr I W Bruner district superin
tendent of the Kentucky Children
Home M ssjOBjoci ty Is ln < thocMy
until Wcdneajtf In the interest of
the society Over 25 Wes raised
yesterday and Mr Bruner expects to
raise 1M which Paducah generally
gives each year to this work
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Marriage Licenses
Evidently most of the bridestobe
prefer to bo Juno brides oa already
there Is i a decrease In the matrimoni
al Une During April County Court
Clerk Gus G Singleton hued a total
IClerk licenses TeD were for colored
couples
April a Wet Month
April was probably one of the wet
est months In yearn The total pre
cipitation was 690 Inches and snow
fell on April 23 and 24 The highest
temperature during the month waa
88 on Sunday April 10 and the low
est Was 22 on Sunday April 24 Old
time residents here say that no other
April In tho past can compare with
that of 1910
ROOSEVELT WILL
SIDE WITH TAFT
WASHINGTON POST PUBLISHES
ALLEGED STATEMENT OF
illS PLANS
Washington May 2 In the Wash
Ington Post today Is prInted a story
claiming to outline Roosevelt plans
politically when he returns The
Post says he has written to Taft
Root and Loeb and others giving
his Intentions and opinions Accord
Ing to the publication the expresl
dont approves muiuaHfledlyi of the
Taft administration and has deter
mined that he wont too a candidate
for governor of New York senator
from Now York or president In
1912 that he would like to eee Loeb
governor of New York and that he
Intends electioneering in the west for
the Republican congress next year
In tho absence of President Taft
no statement could be got at the
white house from the others referr
ed to
Roosevelt at Copenhagen
Copenhagen May 2The Roose
velts will arrive this afternoon from
Amsterdam Because of the col
onels request the program hero Is
curtailed
Taft at Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh May 2Presldent
Tart Is here today He will peo the
Pirates play tho Cubs this afternoon
Taft refused to comment on the
Washington Post Roosevelt story
He seemed Indignant and shook his
head negatively Knox also refuse
to be involved
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May be Four or Six Team
League But Vincennes Pa
dacahHoptewn and Carks
ville Will Slay in
Obstacles In the pathway of the re
organization of the Kitty baseball
league were overcome yesterday at
the meeting of the officer In Hender
son when It was decided that tho or
ganization should bo permanent de
spite the fact that some changes in
the plans were necessary Four cit
lea Paducah Hopkinsville Vincennea
Ind8nd Clarksvllle Tenn posted
the preliminary guarantee of 150
necessary to enter the league Hen
derson promised to post the guaran
teo with the treasurer bY Tuesday
while another city wilt be selooled > to
take the place made vacant by tho
failure of Madlsonrillo to poet the
forfeitConfidence
Confidence reigned at tho meeting
of the officers and It waa agreed in
case that six cities did not enter the
league that it would be a go with
four cities Hopkinsville Paducah
VCncennes Ind and Clarksville
Tenn Owing to tho short time nec
essary for the preparation for the
opening of the league it waS decided
to postpone the opening of the season
from May 19 to May 26 one week
later Several schedules were before
the officers for a selection but the
adopting of a schedule was post
poned until the sixth city was taken
In There are two clues after the
berth but the officers declined to
give the names However It 10 un
derstood that Centralla and Hani
burg III are the clUes
At the meeting the officers adopt
ed the Spaulding ball as tho official
ball for the league and two balls
will be furnished for every team for
each scheduled game Mr Collins
representing Spaulding1 company
wart present at the meeting He Rill
bein Paducah Wednesday for the
purpose of receiving the order for
the equipment of the local l club
Up to Paducah
Mr W E Cochran treasurer of
the league Attended the meeting and
represented the Paducah club In
order to make the trip BOO return
thIs morning ho spent two night on
the road but nevertheless was cheer
fut over the prospects for the league I
with i the assurance that ball play
Ing will start In tho Kitty again
May 2C Jt Is up to the Paducah fans
to get busy and complete financing
the team Half the stock has been
sold and every loyal fan with a de
sire for the national sport should as
sict OB much as possible In starting
the league A meeting will bo held
tomorrow for the sale of stock and
it la expected to raise the remainder
of the money needed to equip the
club The directors of the organiza
tion are W Eo Cochran R D Clem
ent Jesse Gilbert Kennle Murray
and H B Sewall Three weeks from
next Thursday will be the date for
tho opening of the league and every
day will count Vlncennos already
hall signed players and te ready for
the opening of the league
Burial Permits
According to the number Of
burial permits Issued by City Clerk
Maurice McIntyre last month the
death rate In Paducah was extreme
ly low in comparison with previous
months Only 14 permits were Is
sued nine being Issued to white
people JK
HASKELLS TRIAL
FOR FRAUD BEGINS
I
GOVERNOR OF OKLAHOMA AND
ASSOCIATES IN UNITED
STATES COURT
Tuba Okla May 2The trial of
Governor Haskoll and others cbarg
ed with conspiracy to defraund the
government acting for Creek Indian
nation by alleged fradulend schedu
Ing of town lots In Muskogee when
noncitizens were first given proper
ty rights In ths Creek nation town
sites began today in the criminal
branch of the United States court
with Judge John A Marshall pre
siding Many attorneys and assist
ing District Attorney Gregg and a
email army la representing Hoskell
Five hundred witnesses are subpoe
naed from all parts of the country
I It Is I said Senator Bailey of Texas
Is allied with the defense and may
I actively participate The maximum L
I punishment possible Is a years im
prisonment or 5000 or both
BOTH HOPEFUL OFi i
11SEITLEMBNT 11
SETTLEMENT BUT
BOTH STAND PAT
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Carpenters and Contractors
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Regis Tag of War Te
day
Some Have Signed New Scale
With Mens i j
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NO 1IA1U FEELING APPARENT
Most of the union carpenter a e
on a strike today because the new
newwage iby i
contractorsBoth 1
Both carpenters and contractors are
standing firm and both declare they
are hopeful ut an early settleutcat
of the wage scale No conference
between the committees was held
this morning
Ab9uti59tho 90 uaioacarpen
rpeaters
term in Paduoah went to work this
morning wtlle Mo others < are o u
pending the signing of the new wage
scale by the contractors At work
Ing time this morning four contrac
tore had attached their signatures to
the scale leaving seven contracted
yet to sign The carpenters say they
wtll be firm In their demands arid
are confident of victory No disorder
will characterize the negotiations
negoUatlonsthey
they say
sayDelinquent
Delinquent Tax Sale f
City Treasurer George Walter
sold the delinquent tax bills at 1O
oclock this morning for J9E8S40
They were purchased for the city of
Paducab by City Auditor Alex Kirk
land Tho white list brought S2 M j
07 and the colored list 138133
Riverside HospltiO Report
The monthly report of Riverside
hospital Is City patients April > i l
7 private patlento April 1 22 city
patients treated 17prlvaU patients
treated 38 bertha OR ith4tjL a
apattientd 41
41patlentsloray
May 1 12
Itlvcnlde Hospital Staff
The staff of physician for River
side hospital will serve for three
months instead of two months The
staff for May June and July is I
SurgicalDr S B Pulliam and Dr
IHT Rivers Medical Drt H P
Sights and Dr L B Young Ob
stetrics Dr J T Reddlck Genito
urinarYDr CE KIdd Eye ear
noso and throatDr C E Purcell
Anaesthetics Dr W J Bass
Revenue Report
April was an average month la
Paducah In the Internal revenue
service according to tho monthly re
port of Ira C Byerly deputy stamp
collector The report Is Distillerl l
stamps 30 brewer stamps 11 to
bacco and cigar stamps 73 whole
sale liquor stamps 40 total num k
ber of sales 154 total coupon
stamps Issued 12630 collections
1497704 balance April 1 23
13035 receipts for month n8
07360 sales for month 121
71667 balance May 1 Zj4 8UI I
Cty Finances
The monthly report of City Tress
urer George Walters and City Audi
tor Alex Kirkland for April show
ing the standing rt tho eUyi
finances waa completed this morn
Ing It is as follows
Balance April 13323882
Collections 699391
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Total 0 402373I I
Disbursement 17U81
Balance May 12248412
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RULES COMMITTEE WILL
CONSIDER RESOLUTION
Washington May 2Represen
tative Harrison of New York today
Introduced a resolution tailing upon
Attorney General Wlckersham to
send to congress papers Brandeis
asked for through the BaUlnger com
ihittee < but were denied The reso
luton was referred to the committee
on rules for consideration Mondaya
nxtThe
The resolution call for the origi
Hal letter transmitting to Taft the
attorney general Summary of the
evidence In the G la vie charges
against Ballinger alt the earlier
drafts of it all the memoranda used
in the compilation all the comm 1l
cations between the attorney general
and all other officiate of tho govern
meat relative to the summary a list
of those assisting In the preparation
and a statement of the work donelby
eachIn preparing the resolution
Harrison had the assistance of Rep
resentative Graham of Illinois a
member of the BalHnger Investigat
lnvestlgalug
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