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VOL XXVII NO 121 PADUCAH KY MONDAY EVENING DiY Z319IU TENCENTS PER WEEK
FOUR BLOCKS OF
tTENTH t STREET TO
BE IMPROVED NOW
City Will Take Option on Bal
ance Until Next Feb
ruary
Interest on Borrowed Mone
Will be Saved
i
4
t I u nut HMITIP8 PHOPOHAL
Four blocks of Tcnlh street will
be boulovarded this year ono be
tween Kentucky avenue and Wash
Ingtou street and three at tho lowe
end of tho street Tho city will se
cure options on tho remaining blocks
to widen too street to a hundred
feet and buy them next February
lliln I arrangement was practical
DRnid UIKIII ut a conference be
tIn Mayor Smith and Ur Munch
Jfpre ldent of tho park board
Mayor Smith was In favor of ap
propriatiug 12000 this year to IIOIIU
option the park board holds to
widen Tenth street between Ken
tiii ky avvnuo and Washington trot t
and that was all the park board
asked but when the matter wee
prcnenlrd to tho gunoral conncl
some of the members said they
didnt believe lit doing thing piece
meal and tho mayor was authorliot
to buy the strip elear through
Two obstacle presented them
selves the city hasnt thin funds 10
it would be necessary to borrow tho
money to buy tho land and then
as lire no options south of VanlilnKioi
e tract and the city would be com
priutl I to uegoltnto with the prop
irty owners or take tho laud at tin
Kellers prices
When the mayor eanforrvd with
Ur Murroll ho leaped that the
board had miJney enitagu for tho
r four blocks but uot enough for the
c remainder 80 U tho oily houlit
borrow uiouoy and purchase the Jam
a 11ear the Improvement would
not IIP t done any falter than It I
would hi liy walling until next year I
1
Ky > r < urine options on the land and
lijlioK them until February the
ny ran Include tho price of them In
tho budget hIlt January and the
I drain ran be clowd In time for the
park board to proceed with tho re
lIIandlr of the work of boulevard
j lag Ube street as soon as the weather
open up In tho spring of lltll
The property owners will bo out
nothing by giving the city the op
tlions for that length of time an tho
wqrk will not bo done this year
anyway and If they are reasonable
In their demands they will secure
a 11a boulevard pat their property next
I year Of course If tho prlcm aro
not reasonable tho city will not buy
and the work will go plocotucM until
i thin t property owners become reason
able
Tenth street It 100 feet wide at
the lower end and only a few blocks
blockI I
on the north end must bo widened
Fire at Brookporl
1 I
IIJrookllOrt HI May 28 Special
Fire last night destroyed the
our and roldnre of And non
e 4Drawn and for a time llnontoned
4 ttb r Hidnc of WIIHam Steele
TilE REV If M WIESECKE
WILL ARRIVE IN JUNE
iI i
NewI I I
I a I ark 0 who was extended a call to
I anguine tho pastorate of tho German
Evangelical church on South Fifth I
street has written bin acceptance
The Rev Mr Wlosecko will arrive
here Homo time during Juno to take
charge
f > OFFICER KILLED
MAKING ARREST
r
LOUISVILLE PATROLMAN DIES
OF HIS WOUNDS THIS
MORNING
Louisville May 3Spccla
t As a result of a bullet wound mis
4 twined lat night while attempting to
arint ICIfhard Moor n negro Pa
trolman Frank Weber died tJ1I
morning
SMiiillnl sal Rnbliiil
a Pr roion KM May J3nc
cl > > I Ix < Mt hurt n tverjmmn here
wt kaoii rt un onr + CUB wllti a bar
of ron and 410 was taken from Ivlni
Ur > > Ibis uiorniog Ho may die
Convicted Sugar Trust Employe
Says Company Continued Wages
After His DischargePardoned
Confesses to His Part in
Frauds and Testifies For
Government in Prosecu
tion of Trust Officials
Now York May lOllver Spit
xer convicted tail winter of conspi
racy to defraud the government and
wait sentenced to two years In At
lanta prlrori was called as a witness
against Chorluu It llolkv his codo
fondant on trial here today In thu
itignr caiHHi After he wns worn
Spltzor pilled a paper from bin
pocket and said lye I heon pardoned
by Irol deut Taft aDd como hero to
toll tho onllr truth regarding the
sugar frauds
Ho was employed liy rlio American
Sugar Refining company for 29 yectrs
and for 25 years aa dock superintend
ont at Wllllamthun
The pardon was dated May 19
unit Is iinconBtltullonal Spltzcr
made a complete con oiIill h of i Ills
part In tlio sugar frauds contrary
to hla former testimony Ho swore
that as far back nit 1895 ho lined
ilevlrim by moans of which sugar
wan undorwolghed Ho said origi
nally checker used bags of lend to
klp tho weight of the sugar down
When the scales wore ordered board
ed up ho furnished tho checkers
with two pots of steel springs which
could manipulate tho > alo beams
He told of arranging a signal aystom
In warn checkers when the govorn
munt oltldat wore about Ho said
after tho discovery of tho springs
and tie discharge of himself and
checkers the Sugar Trust paid their
wagon until they were tent to prison
Spltzcrs story throw tho dofotiKO
Into confusion tho attorneys asking
that eronBoxniiilnntlon bo deferred
until they decided what to ask him
Spltxcr Implicated directly all tho
chockor Ileiulornagel former su
perintendent and Hrnoat l Gerbracht
Sillier tallied that ha was the
man who bored twIn In tho scales
UttoiMCh which springs worn mnnlpii
Inlod to defraud the government of
ISIOOOOO In dMll ayn lmi > ortH iiy
tilt trust He Mid hu Wall street
office of the trtwt did not uso the
Rmornmtnt weiKbtB for any calcula
tion
After liiinbor Trust
WnHhlngton May I1t became
known today that the department of
Justice has started an Investigation
of the prices of lumber In the vari
ous suctions of tho country to as
certain whether tho lumber trust U I
subject to prosecution under the
Sherman antitrust law
Moro llurket Shop Men
Washington May 23 Four
namoK of bucket shop men wore add
Ill to tho 29 previously Indicted by
the department of Justice today and
two additional bills wore returned
against Colla and Altemus forces
who are wild fo operate under tho
name of thin Standard Stock GraIn
company of Jersey City Tho four
Imllrtod today wero Samuel Adler
of New York C A Tlllog William
Fox and B I II Browning of Baltl
lIIore
I
INCUBATOR CASK
Kansas Oily May 23F
II Tlllotion the Kansas City
deU rtivo convicted of kidnap
Ing Marian Bleakloy the t Incu
bator baby was given an In
determinate sentence of one to
I lice years In tho penitentiary
today Tlllolson It I to appeal
to the supreme court
C
ANOTHER OKR
HIT LITTLE BOY
RUT QUICK ACTION OK MOTOR
MAN SAVED HIM FROM
SERIOUS INJURY
Suddenly stepping In front of an
approaching street car Lineal Bald
win tho olghUyvarold son of J W
Baldwin of Mayflold hnd a narrow
iwcaiK from death yesterday after
noon about 3 oclock at Seventh
street and II road way The boy with
his father dismounted from an cart
bound Broadway street car nnd
started across tho double tracks
Street car No 3 was going west
md as ho stopped from behind tile
car the boy was struck Tho car
struck him behind tho ear and ho
wi thrown to the track Motorman
I It A Jrliliam lovorsod his car
which was not moving rapidly and
stopped It Iteforo the wheels reached I
the body of tho lad
Tho boy was pulled from underneath
tinderIntb I
n alb the irtreet oar but a medical I
examination showed that tau was not
injured seriously Tho skin was
broken and ho was bruised about the
body
Mr Drew Fnnncr
Mrs Drew Former 3G years old
of near Sharp Murrtiall county died
last Saturday morning at 9 oclock of
the mmalcs She was burled Stun i
day at Syiiinonla Sho leaves her
hul l < ind and four children
ESTRADAS WHOLE
PURPOSE EXPOSED
ONLY SKIiKS 1NTHUVBNTION IIY
THi UMTKI STATUS IN
NIOAItAGUA
Blueflelds Nicaragua May 23
Leading political advisers of Provis
tonal President Eatrada admitted to
day that the solo object of Htradaa
I prolongation of war Is flnnl Inter
vention by tho United Slater It Is
raid Utrada realizes ho can never
crush the government but ho neCrI I
i lieve ho can keep up hostilities un
til the United State will step In
pending tho selection of a now jireel
dent
Marder That Started
e
Third Degree Crusade
Mays Landing N J May 23
William Seylor charged with tho
murder of Jano Adams his alleged
sweetheart at Atlantic City liter
February 4 Is on trial hero today
Special trains carried spectators
horn The evidence principally Is
circumstantial Tho attempt of the
police to make him confess resulted
In the senate ordering an Investiga
tion of tho third degree The 1
girls body frozen was taken from
tho breakers February 13 Soyler
although married was very friendly
with tho girl Her mother forbade
further attentions On tho night of
her disappearance sho attended a
dance During tho evening sho went I
out on a pier with Soyler Wounds
woro found on the girl and evi
deuces of n strugglo
When tbo Adams girt failed to ap
pear her mother swore out n war
sal for William SoyIer charging
ahdiiclltn S ylers brother Orvl
disappeared He finally was located
THE WEATHER
The predictions anal tcniperA
turo for tho past irrcntyfoiir
hours will be found at the top
of the seventh column op page
1oIL
r
asI I
nt PCler burg Va Orxis Is held as
a material witness Ills story that
Jane and his brother were left out
on the end of tho pier confirmed
the storyi as to Alice Adams Sojilor
claims tho girl fell acoldentally into
tho water Ho said ho tried to find
her but couldnt
Although a Bpeolal panel was near
ly t exhausted when the last juror
Cosehn was chosen only ono hour
and 15 minutes was consumed in
completing the Jury
llrycc Win Rrinnln
Washington May 23 There Is a
rumor that Ambassador Bryce of
England has asked to bo relieved
Itlb
It lbdenied l on both sides King
George exprcipotf himself no anxious
anxioulfor
lfor i Uryrn to remain
CHICAGO RAILWAY CO
IN HANDS OF RECEIVER
Chicago Magi 23Tho Chicago
Railway company was unexpectedly I
thrown Into tho hands of a receiver
today Tho traction company owes I
the Woslmghouso Electrical Manu
facturing company 09000 which L
It was unable to pay on account of t
judgments aggregating J 1300000
outstandtag against It
+ J y
yr
EDUCATION FOR
EDUOATIONFORSTATE
STATE SUBJECT
OF HIS ORATION
Dr Claxton of Tennessee I
University Announces
His Address
Mrs Dorlans Commence
ment Plans
COUNTY SCHOOL HOARD MEETS
Education for the State Is the
subject of tho commencement ad
dress which will Do delivered b
Ur P P Claxton of the University
of Tennessee to tho graduating class
of the High school The subject of
his address was received this morn
ing by Superintendent J A Carna
goy Dr Claxton Is an eloquent
speaker as well as a brilliant thinker
and his address U expected to be
full of Interest for the young grad
uates
Again this year the baccalaureate
sermon will bo delivered In the Ken
tucky theater In order to nccommo
dalo the largo number of friends of
tho graduates and tho student body
The sermon will bo delivered In the
evening of Juno 5 by tho Rev H W
Durwcll pastor of the First Presby
terian church The graduates will
attend the sermon In a body while
tho undergraduates will also bo pres
ent seats being reserved for the
student body It Is Intended for
each class to wear the class colors
and tho while carnation tho High
school flower Tho boxes will bo
occupied by tho members of tbo
faculty and thin school trustees
Tho teachers of the schools this
week will submit questions from
which tho examinations will bo com
plied Next week will bo the last
regular week of school work This
week tho students are reviewing tho
work accomplished during tho Last
semester In preparation for tho cx
amlnatfon which will begin Juno 6
Dorian Private School
The first commencement of the
Dorian private school will bo held
Juno 1C when a class of three stu
dents will bo awarded diplomas Tho
commencement exercises will be
held at the Knights of Columbus
hall Invitations will COJumbuSI
Juno L The members of tho class
classlaro
aro Miss Wllllo Mal Rascoe Miss
Ilazlo Friedrlch and Miss Mary Mur
rln Dorian A musical program will
be rendered at tho commencement
It will bo the first commencement
of tho private school although Mrs
John J Dorian began the school
nine years ago Besides the busi
ness course offered In the school sho
given students special work and pre
paratory work for entering college
Tho school has been remarkably suc
cessful and next year It Is planned
to Inaugurate the school on a more
extensive scale
A course In art and music will bo
Inaugurated and the faculty will bo
Iinaugurated Thin year Mrs Dorian
has been assisted by Prof Augustus
Brablc who taught thin French
classes The school has filled a long
felt iced In Paducah and Mrs
Dorians friends aro glad to seo hoc
so successful
successfulCounty
County School I Hoard
The county school board was In
SPSBOII today at the court house for
the monthly cession This morning
tho ward transacted only routine
business This afternoon tho erec
tion of a new reboot building near
Ragland to replace the Leo school
whlrti Vas destroyed by firo last
winter Tho board ordered plans <
drawn and at the next meollns will
authorize the lotting of tho contract
Tho buHdlng wilt be completed In
time for tho next school session
Tho purchasing of scats for tho
now county High school and other I
schools was taken up this afternoon
Several firms are after tho contract
and tho representatives worn given
an opportunity to explain to the
trustees the rumples which wore sub
milled About TOO doublo desk
and 14i io single desks will bo pur
chased
This afternoon tho board will tako
theg
boundary lines of certain school dis
tricts Somo of tho schools are over
crowded while at other schools tho
census chows a decrease in tho num
ber of pupils Present at iho meet
lug today wore L W Fceior coun
ty school superintendent and Trus
tees Adcock Anderson anti Straub
Tobacco Magnate Ill
IDurhalll X C May 3DenJa
mln Duke president of the American
Tobacco company a multimillion
alro la l HI hero of typhoid fever His
family Is apprehensive over the out
tom
Names 01 Anarchists Who Plotted
Death of Portuguese Royal House
Exposed by Prisoners Confession I
More Than Thousand in Paris
New York and Rio Janeiro
Who Will be Extradited for
Crim
e
CrimLisbon
Lisbon May 23Through a con
fession today of an anarchist named
Ilnmlrcs one of tho conspirators In
tho assassination of February 1908
of King Carlos and Crown PrInce
Lulz of Portugal thin Identity 01 f
1146 others of tho conspirators In
tho crime was revealed lie says
tbo leaders aro still In communica
tion their aim being to assosslnate
Manuel Tho authorjtles are obtain
Ing evidence for extradition from
New York rarls and Illo Janeiro of
leaders of tho band Ramlrcs was
caught In Brazil
Reu > French Duel
Paris 1y3lslIIael De eps
who crossed the English channel In
an aeroplane was seriously wounded
in a pistol duel with Count Pollgny
today They quarreled over a worn
an Two other duels both bloodies
were fought
Pollgny also was slightly Injured
by a bullet striking his own weapon
and glancing Into hIs arm They
have had two other duels before
Jean Sala a Spanish painter who
created a ocpsatlon last week by
shooting holes through several pict
ures because his own hung la a dark
corner at the Salon exhibit fought
Max and Alex Fischer whoso pict
ures aro among those ruined try Sala
None of tho participants waa hit
Oxford Lecture
London May 23 Roosevelts Ox
ford lecture will bo delivered on
Juno 7
Kaiser Wllholm left London to
today for Sheerness where ho will
board the Imperial yacat Hohenzol
lern He will depart for Berlin to
morrow
PULLMAN SERVICE FOR
PADUCAH PASSENGERS
It Is pleasant news to Paducahan
that their request has been granted
by tho Illinois Central railroad and
a special Pullman sleeping car will
be run on the night passenger trains
between Paducah and Louisville
Tho service will begin tomorrow
night The sleeper will be open at
9 oclock for passengers to take <
their berths and at 130 oclock In
the morning the coach will be at
tached to fast passenger train ar
riving In Louisville about 8 oclock
tbo next morning Returning tho
sleeper will leave Louisville every
night at 940 oclock and will bo
dropped hero from train No 103 at
4 oclock every morning and the
passengers may sleep In their bertha
until 7 oclock
STATE RUPIJKIXTKXDKXT K
OF P WILL HU IN PADUOAJI
Mr A C Byers of Lexington
state superintendent for the Insur
anco department Knight of Pythias
will bo In Paducah tcnlghl nnd will
attend the regular meeting of the
local lodge All members are urged
to be present at tho session tonight
a important business will bo Iran
sactedCOMPLAINS
COMPLAINS AT
FOREST SERVICE
LETTERS CHARGING MISMAN
I AGEMENT IN INTERIOR
I DEPARTMENT
II I I
Washington May 23 Through
publication today of a printed report
of the last session of the Balllnger
Plnchot Investigation several score
of letters and complaints wero re
colved by the committee since Jan
uary 1 against tho forestry oorvke I
and the Interior department wore
made public Ono complainant refer
red to tho forest rangers of Oregon
as a let of official ruffianc and
another as a curse lo the country
Of 36 letters 34 complained
against tho forest service W F
Uslcher of Bolso Idaho charged
that a contract let by Secretary Hal
linger for the survey of the Idaho
Montana boundary was without com
petition and therefore Illegal Com
plaints against the bureau run all
the way from charges of Incompe
ency to complaints of Inclusion of
igrlcuUural lands In the reservation
END OF SNELL
Chicago May 23Albert J
Snell son of Amos J Snell a
millionaire who has myster
iously murdered I 1888 and
brother of Mrs Grace Snoll
Comn Coma Walker Coffin
LayraanLovo known as the
mot married and divorced wo
man in tho United States was
found dead In a cheap rooming
houso hero today The police
off I e
his death I
rMRS r I BEYER
PItOMINKNT GERMAN LADY
PASSES AWAY
Mrs Susanna Schmidt Bejier tho
beloved wife of Mr Frederick Deer
Sr a profiwrous German farmer
living on the Benton road about 10
miles from this city quietly passed
away this morning at about 6
oclock after a prolonged Illncsp of
several months Mrs Beyer was
born July 28 184C at Kalserslanden
Koervlgrich oem Germany and
came to America locating at Padu
cah In the jear 1853 On November
20 1867 she united In wedlock with
Mr Frederick Beyer This union
was blessed with eight children
seven of whom survive heftThe
children are Mr Frederick Beyer
Jr Theo Ulrich John iInry and
William Mrs Henry Hllke and liliES
Maggie Beyer Three sisters also
survive Mrs Ulrich Beyer Sr Airs
Lento Fye and Mrs Fred Seltz
Mrs Beyer was a devout Christian
woman and a staunch member of tho
Gorman Lutheran church Sho was
loved and esteemed byt all who knew
her and a host of friends will regret
to t learn of her departure
Tho funeral services will be told
lomorrbw Tuesday afternoon the
Rev William Grothcr officiating
Tho services at tho home trill take
place at 1 oclock and bo held in
the German language The remains
will then be taken to St Matthews
IMberan church on the FIendrhlp
and St Johns road where the fun
eral 1 sermon will bo preached In the
English language at 230 oclock
The burial will be in tho Boer cem
etery I
Tho pallbearers will be Messrs j I
Charles Schmaus William Schmidt
Fred Schlradt Fred Kamlelter Fred
Kreutser William Dambach
CONFEDERATE MONUMENT
BASE HAS ARRIVED HERE
The baro for the Confederate I
monument to be erected by tho Pa
ducah comp of Confederate Voter
ans and the Paducah chapter U D
C at Oak Grove cemetery arrived
Saturday and 18 bolng removed to
Oak Grove this afternoon It is of1
Vermont stone a light granite and
will be surmounted by a tall shaft
of graceful proportion light gray In
tonoThe
The unveiling ceremonies will be
on June 2 tho birthday of Jefferson
Davis the Confederacys president
Mr R J Barber and Dr D G Mur
rell will bo tho speakers for the oc
casionCrosses
Crosses of honor will bo confered
on 32 veteran representing camps
at Paducah WIckllffo and Benton at
this lime
FIRST NATIONAL
NATIONALBUILDING
BUILDING SITE
Work of wrecking the twostory
building on the southeast corner of
Third etryeC and Broadway for the
new First National bank building
was begun this morning by Contrac
tor M 1 H Welkol with a large
crow pf laborers Contractor Weikel
returned this morning from St
Louis where the C L Gray Con
struction company sublet tho con
tract to clear the site and excava
tions to him I This company has the
contract to build tho handsome stone
bank building to be occupied by tho
First National The rite will be
cleared off this week and excavations
started next week Contractor Wei
kel was also tho successful bidder in
clearing tho site at Fourth street
and Broadway and making excava
tons for tho tenstory steel building
to bo occupied by tho City National
bank
Q
MOTHER LEAVESI
INFANT IN ARMS
OF HOTEL GUEST
Starts Ostensibly For Cairo
on Steamboat This
Mornings i
I
Vv t
Registered as Mrs Thomas i ± fat
New Richmond
KFPOKTS MADE TO FIND HEH
ClJef Slngery received a telephone
nicMuigo from Chief Egan at 3 oclock
this afternoon stating that Mrs
Thomas had been found at Cairo I
She will be brought back hero at
once 1
Leaving her 3weoksoId Infant
boY a strange young woman who
registered at tho New Richmond
house First street and Broadway
as Mrs Thomas yesterday morn
Ing boarded the steamer Dick
Fowler at S oclock this morning and
disappeared
The child was left hi tho cars of
Mrs Weatherwax a boarder ten
minutes before 8 oclock bj the
mother who promised to return in
a few mlnutea saying that rte was
going to the whariboat to check a
trunk That was the last seen of
her CMef of Police Singer wps
notified by the hotel proprietors and
an Investigation was Inaugurated A
message was sent Chief of Police
Bgan at Cairo asking him to look
out for the woman who was thought
to be destined for that point
With her baby and a basket of
clothes tho woman took ipassage on
tho steamer John L Lowry at Shaw +
neetown 111 about CO miles above
hero at 4 < h20 oclock Saturday
night arriving hero aboiu9ockxjk t
Sunday morning She told Clerk
Louis Kittingor of her Inlcntfon of
going to Cairo III and when Mne
boat landed at the Paducah wharf
boat Cnpt C F Phillips Was asked
to see her to the Cairo train Being
unable to catch the train the woman
took room No 63 at fhe Now Rich
mond On tho steamer Lowry she
registered as OtMe Thomas Shade
neetown and at the hotel as Mrs
Thomas
Her only baggage was a markltI I
basket containing the childs cloth
ing The basket and baby were left l
behind and Dr Della Caldwell took
charge of the Infant It will bb
cared for at the Home of the Friend t
less Mrs Thomas has dark broytat t
hair and looked to weigh not more t
thatt
than 115 pounds She was plainly
dressed and mid to be very attrac
tive
ECHALLENGE 4 I
I
GAUFIELD FBOGGK IS AFTER
GOODMAN
Frogged
for a bout with any local boxer Sam
Goodman preferred did not remain
Idle as Goodman has already accept
ed it providing Froggo can reach
his terms Goodman saps be Is not
a professional boxer but to settle
the kn rivalry he stands ready to
box a finish fight straight Marquis
of Quecneberry rules and to weigh j
In at 140 pounds In the afternoon
at 3 oclock with a purse of 1o on
the side Frogge wants the weight
Vnumber
number of rounds above ten The
greatest drawback to the match will
be the weight as Goodmaw tips
tho scales at 140 while It is doubt
ful If Frogge can crawl down under
lisp pounds
Both 1mvo many supporters In
tho city and several times they
ave Sparred Goodman Is one of
the c0vcreet mlt artists In the city
Both aro game and have plentji of
backers in the city Frogge now Hi
a blacksmith at Princeton but form
erly resided In the cltrr I
The many friends of Mr J E
McCabe assistant superintendent of
the Louisville division of the lilta
nbls Central railroad will be sorry
to uoarn that his mother Mrs Mc
Oabo died Salurday at her home In
Des Mones la Mr McCabe left l
Princeton Friday for the bedside of
his mother who died before tie
reached Dos Moines however Mrs
McCabe was 84 years old
Chicago Market
July High Low Close
Wheat 1006 99 994
Corn 60 V4 59 y 60W
Oats 39 38H 38H
Pror 22 86 22GO 2280
Lard 1260 X25O 120
Ribs 1355 1215 IJSZ ai
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