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TT ' TT 1 A NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO THE HOME CIRCLE VOLUME I. RICHMOND, KENTUCKY, TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 1913. NUMBER 15. J Y T T? JIWKHMM ' (ILL lERICHRS TWO MEMBERS OF CRUISER CAL IFORNIA DIE IN STREET FIGHT AT MEXICAN PORT. THREE OTHERS ARE INJURED .Several Native Policemen Wounded While Attempting to Arrest Two U. S. Sailors, According to Reports Received at Guaymas. . Guaymas, Sonora, April 14. In a street fight at Mazatlas, a. Pacific coast port .below this point; two sail ors of the United States cruiser Cali fornia were killed and three others wounded.- Two or three Mexican policemen were wounded in attempting to ar rest the American sailors. Admiral Cowles, under orders from Washington, is investigatinc the tragedy. Washington, April 14. William Wallace Corrie, seaman, and John Chase Klestow, first-class master at arms, were the two men killed in the fight at Mazatlan, Rear Admiral . Cowles reported to th3 nary depart ment by wireless via " the San Diego station Friday. Corre had served in the navy two years and Klestwo eleven years. Both men enlisted from California and had excellent records. Admiral Cowles reports they were not likely to be aggressors in a street fight. There have been repeated displays .of anti-American feeling at some of the Pacific ports of Mexico of late, vice-presidency of the Southern Indus Ae few weeks ago, when talk oMnter- triaI Educational association, which ventlon was at Its .height, two om- :ers or the cruiser Denver were as- aaulted while ashore at Guaymas, and on another occasion, when the navy had ordered the Denver, to another port, anti-American feeling was run ning so strong that her orders were countermanded and . she remained to protect American and other foreign- era. El Paso Tex.. April 14. Paiche Villa, who has taken the field In Chihuahua state fgainst the Huerta government, heldip a passenger train east of Chlhuahaa City Friday and j obtained 150 bars of silver bullion val ued at $75,000. ' BUFFALO CAft STRIKE OVER Conductors, Motormen, Truckmen and Linemen Returned to Work Sat urday Union Is Recognized. . , Buffalo, N. Y., April 14. The street car strike is over. Saturday the ma jorlty of the 2,000 conductors, motor- men, linemen and truckmen who had been on strike since April 6 reported for duty. The decision was reached late Fri- day, after an all day session between Mayor Fuhrmann and representatives tVia tTtion noniDanv and tne strikers. The company finally agreed to recocnlze the union and meet with a committee of the men in a few days to settle a scneduie ana wont- ing conditions. Inasmuch as recogni- -fr nt ttio union was the principal I .rfamT,rt f the strikers, the agreement V " - I was ouickly signed jand the strikers j i fr. wnrir within for-1 t,,..frht hnm- The comnany request- t tv.oi. nonoi I ea tne men xo report. iui iuc mna Raturdav morning and at seven .nvwv prvlrft which has been total- ly demoralized for six days, was re- nmpit. An ordPr for the withdrawal of the trooDs was issued during the morning, 3,000 FAMILIES IN NEED Steamer Leaves Cairo for Wabash Riv- 'er Bottoms With Rations for 10r 000 Flood Victims. Cairo. 111.. April 10 The steamer Illinois, with Adjutant General dick- on on board, and carrying supplies oi provisions and clothing, left for the Wabash river bottoms, wnere s.uuu families are destitute. The boat cameo, t rauuua . mi . . . i.1 vn thousand people for a week. There has been no change at Cairo The river still marks 54 feet and a scant sixteeenth. It Is feared .that If the rains continue Cairo will not be relieved from her present dangerous iigh stage of water for several cays SEEKS RELIEF FOR HEIRS Senator Sherman of Illinois Introduces His First Bill in Upper House of Congress. Washington. Anril 10. Senator Sher- man of Illinoia intnAru Ms first bllL -a measure for the relief of the heirs of Gen. Phil Sheridan and thA heirs of many other officers. Some years ago the Supreme court decided that the re- tirement pay should include, the. four Tears SDent hv the he-3Mariea at ."West PoinL Generals Grant and Sher - man received back pay under the de- vision, but -General Sheridan and many others were never paid. POPE PIUS LEAVES BED DISAPPOINTED OVER NOT BEING , ABLE TO SEE PILGRIMS. Rumor That Pontiff Had Passed Away Caused Rush of Inquiries ' . at the Vatican. - Rome, Italy, April 14. Pope Pius rose and sat in an arm chair , while his bed was being made Friday. The pope was little changed when Profes sor Marchiaf ava and Doctor Amiqi ' ex amined him. His temperature had in creased slightly, registering nearly 99. No new symptoms developed during the night. The pope was feeling stronger and expressed disappointment over not being able to see the pilgrims from Venice. He asked Cardinal Merry del Val to receive them for him and hand each of them a commemorative medal. A sister and a niece of the pope visited him anl remained several hours la his room, while Mgr. Bressen, private secretary to hi3 holi ness, celebrated mass. The pope prayed, sitting up in bed. A rumor spread through the city in the morning that the pope was dead and this caused a rush of inquiries to the Vatican. . FLA5 OFF THE WIRE ocooooooooocoooooooooo Washington, April 10. Mrs. Wood- row Wilson has accented the honorary ha8 for it8 purpose the industrial edu ration nf impoverished, uneducated children of the mountains of the south- ern Btates I Lansing, Mich., April 10. Mrs. Mary Lucas, a widow sixty years old, was found guilty of murder in the first de gree and" sentenced to life ' imprison ment for having poisoned Mrs. Pau line Fingel. The women were neigh bors. Jealousy over the attention shown Mrs. Fingel by a boarder In the Lucas home was given as the rea son for the crime. Washington, April 11. Thousands of postofllce employes throughout the country were benefited by a decision WArlnAQifov f r tVio offot that tfA eight-hour law shall affect all em ployes in the service except postmas- ters and assistant postmasters. Los Angele$, Cal., April 11. The Municipal News, representing this city's experimental venture In the weekly newspaper field, chronicled its own .obituary Wednesday. Thirty-two editions were published. West Palm Beach, Fla., April 12. Henry M. Flagler, Standard Oil mag nate, has lapsed into unconsciousness and friends and relatives now fear that the end is only a matter of hours. DANGER Or ANUlHbn WAK Bulaaria and Greece Are Drifting Into Armed Conflict Over Scutari Troops Are Massed, ; ' - . . . London, April 12. The Lbronicie s Vienna corresponaent learns: "There Is danger or a new war breaking out between the allies them eeivpa Rnlarlana and Greece are - last aniung into armea conmct over Salonika. .Both sides are massing troops in tnat district to support meir I claims "France and Russia are saia 10 sup- port Greece s claims to tbe seaport. but tne otner powers ravor tsuigana. The general situation is greatly improved by the ofllcial Russian state ment to King Nicholas, warning him to cease the obstinate resistance to the will of the powers. This has pro duced a marked effecL In Europe it Is generally believed that the night- mare of European conflict has assedJ R0DELL FLOORED 8 TIMES Boer Boxer Shows Gameness In Bout With Gunboat Smith Is Badly ' Punished. 'New York, April 12. Gunboat Smith, the ' California heavyweight, who has been winning his;, bouts by knockouts recently, outfought George Rodell, the Boer , pugilist, ; in a ten- round contest here Friday The foreign fighter put up a game battle, going to the floor eight times from Smith's bard punches, but re suming the fight each time. Twice he was apparently knocked out Rodell outpointed the westerner In the first three rounds and drew blood from Smith's, nose and mouth In the opening round. Rodell forced the pace In the ninth and tentn. but m tne lat- ter round he took a count of nine from a rlgnt swing. I i Plaaue Epidemic ,1-earea. 1 BogQta, Colombia,-Apru 14, aiucn alarmhas been cauea nere Dy reports that Wubonic plague nas oronea u I tb Maport ox. banta Aiarta, PIUS TAKING STROLL ' ' ' , '- I ' - I Mi - - ' , . - t 'g H S ZTTFrr, :.'','-- i :w In 1 yi: r-fe 1 - ' h" :l 1 h I? ' t; ' - kx'tZP: -4 3 - V ri, w. - 1 it fi i lfr-' "''.''I I i - sJi- ' - - - f"---' ' - rik - ' - - 4-: I n I 'ifl s - . v" -I 3 - t - ' ' " . , fl 8 , ' ',- , ' ' ' - -' '- ' ' M fc -. MVM'.'.-. w.o vmamv mhw MMMNnw ii i nTirrr -rn'iin ft tf-tfirinnriirtiniBifitfgir rifm n min ihiii imnii niii iiniaiaiiri i inii'ifiiill iT .1 , When health and weather would permit, the Pope found his best rec reation in walks about the beautiful grounds of the Vatican. The picture shows him starting out with his, f av orite attendanL LONG BATTLE ENDED DIRECT ELECTION OF U. S. SEN ATORS RATIFIED BY 36 STATES. No further Legislation Now Needed to Adopt Seventeenth Amendment to Constitution. Washington, April 10. By Connec ticut's ratification of the amendment to that effect, Tuesday, direct election of United States senators became one of the provisiona of the Constitution. Thirty-six states, the requisite three fourths of all In the Union, have ap proved the change. . It remains oly for the governors of all states which have acted favorably to formally noti fy. Secretary Bryan and for him to Is sue a proclamation announcing the change. The amendment to the Con stitution is the second within the last few months. The vote of the Conned ticut senate was unanimous; that of the house 150 to 7J.. The amendment primarily trans fers the power of electing senators from the legislatures to the people at the polls. To effect this change it was necessary to alter the machinery for the filling of vacancies in the senate. For more than eixty years proposals had been made to change the Constitu tion so as to provide for the direct election of senators. It was not, how ever, until June 24, 1911, that the senate was induced for the .first time in its history to glre its consent to the change. , No legislation by congress will be necessary to put the change into effect.- It will be incumbent upon the various etates to see that proper pro vision is made by the names of sen ators going on the regular ballots. The first senators to be elected by the new method will be those who take their seats for the term begin ning March 4, 1915. NPAD0Q WANTS NEW BLOOD Secretary of Treasury Asks Resigna tion of High Customs Officials , in Philadelphia. Washington, April 10. Reorganiza tion of the personnel of the customs service by the Democratic administra tion was begun when Secretary Mc- Adoo of the treasury department took steps to displace all i:he high customs officials at the port; of Philadelphia. In announcing the action the secre tary said : ' "li is considered vital in the inter ests' of the people that new blood shall be brought into the service." Mr,! McAdoo asked for the resigna tions of Collector . Chester W. Hill, Surveyor Perry M. Lyttle, Appraiser Fred P. Vincent, and Naval Officer Walter T. Merrick, all of Philadel phia." ' . ; -" FIGHT TO SAVE PEACHES Smudge Pots Are Burning in the Or chards of CentraS and West ern Kanuas. Topeka, Kan., April 12. Hundreds of smudge pots were hurnlng through out central and western Kansas In order to protect, the: fruit buds-which were; threatened by freezing' tempera tures. In unprotected orchards it Is feared the peach crop, was destroyed IN VATICAN GROUNDS IS FUNERAL SERVICES ARE CON DUCTED ACCORDING TO WISH ES OF FINANCIER. NTERMENT IS AT HARTFORD Body of Late Magnate Taken to Con necticut by Special Train and Placed in Mausoleum at Cedar Hill Cemetery Beside Parents. New York, April .11. Bearing the body of J.-Pierpont. Morgan, who died n Rome, Italy, the steamship France arrived at this port late "Friday after noon. Shortly after the liner reached her pier tbe body or Mr. Morgan was borne to the Morgan library in East Thirty-sixth street and remained there unui ue- iunerai services ai oi. George's church on Monday, mere was no lying in state and only the im- mediate members of family were per- miea IO View DOay. rrw. XT v v xuo JSuvwuuib ut 1110 iicy Stock exchange voted not to open the eAcuauga uii .nuuuaj uuui uuuu wu or respect for air. Morgan. The funeral services were conducted according to the wish of Mr. Morgan who left with Rev. Earl Relland, rec tor of St. George's several years ago a detailed memorandum of the manner n which he wished his funeral to be conducted. ; Mr. Morgan was for years senior warden of this church According to Mr. Morgan's request Rt. Rev.- David H. Greer, William Lawrence and' Chauncey B. Brewster, bishops respectively -of the Episcopal HWe n New York - Massachusetts n rnnrtiit Elated arT.-tha fu- neral services - The simnle ritual of the EDiscoDal church was used with a few. minor divere-enpiea sueeested bv Mr. Mor- gan. Mr. Morgan's request that the fu neral chant of the Episcopal service, thirty-ninth and nineteeth psalms ! beginning "Lord, let me know my end and the number of my days" should be Intoned by the choir as a processional chapter. Then followed the hymn, "Lead, Kindly Light," the creed and the prayers and the sing- j ing of "Calvary" by the negro sol&ist St. Georee's choir. ' The recessional was the hymn "For All Thy Saints From Whom Their .Labors ResL" The honorary call bearers were George S. Bowdoin, Lewis : Cass Led- y ard, Robert (W. De .- Forest, Henry B'airfield Osborn," Joseph B. Choate, Robert Bacon, George F.v Baker, Dr. Low, Morton ; S. Patton and ' Elihu R00L - : " - 'l " ' Following the funeral services the body was removed to the railroad sta- Hon. whera a snecial train waf. wait- Ing to carry the remains to Hartford. Conn Upon i arrival at - Hartford a large number of citizens met the f u neral party. The casket was removed and placed in a hearse that conveyed the body to a mausoleum ln Cidar HU1 cemetery, which Mr. Morgan hud con- j structed some . years ago ln memory of his father and mother. President Polncare's Mother Dies. - Paris April . 11-lladame - Poincare, mother of the president of Iance, la dead. " - t U - MORGAN BURIED RflJjfljG STANDS INSURANCE COMPANIES RECOG NIZE RATES FIXED BY THE RATING BOARD. Suit of 87 Companies Doing 90 Per Cent of Business in This State Dismissed Result of Louis ville Conference. Western Newspaper Union News Service. Frankfort, Ky. The case of the Springfield Marine and Fire Insurance Co. against the State Insurance Rating Board, in which 87 companies doing 90 per cent of the business in Kentucky, were joined as plaintiffs, wa3 dismiss ed in the Franklin circuit court. The case in the federal court of the Citi zens' Fire Insurance Co., of Missouri, has already been dismissed, and this removes the last bar to a trial of the new rates on farm buildings and city dwellings promulgated by the rating board These suits attacked the rates promulgated in December as confisca tory and were dismissed as a result of the compromise effected at the Louis ville conference last month. COMMITTEE ON STATE TAXATION Shelbyville, Ky. Acting upon the suggestion by the state tax commis sion that mayors and county judges throughout the state appoint commit tees to meet some time before Novem ber, County Judge Gilbert has appoint ed Estill Cline, of day village; Gilbert Veech, of Finchville; E. T. Pollard, of Cropper, and R. A. McDowell, of Simp sonville. Mayor Leon Rothchild has appointed on the same committee Geo S. Chowing and Eugene Cowles, presi dent and secretary of the Shelby Coun ty Business Men's asociation, and B B Cozine, editor of the Shelby News and M. O'Sullivan, editor of the Shelby Sentinel.' The purpose of these com mittees will be to consider the ques tion of state taxation and the most economic method of collecting taxes. The meeting probably will be held at either Lexington or Frankfort. INVITES HENRY WATTERSOfL Louisville, Ky. The joint commit tee of the house and senate of the Illi nois legislature appointed to arrange for the celebration of the centennial of Stephen A. Douglas' birthday, April 23, sent an invitation to Henry Wat terson to deliver the principal address before the joint body on the afternoon of that day. It is proposed by the legislature to make the celebration one of the most notabe ln vearsl The In vltatIon from the ieeisiature was sun piemented by a telegram to Mr. Wat terson from GoV- Dunne which reads as follows. ror(iial1v second the invl t ti of the comm!ttee of the loint a3apmhlv tn haVft VOI. a(,dr-aa ip?iai-. nf Tllinnia nn Stenhen A TVmrlaa - nn Ann 50 -v1 wJn ?v a v - CQrdial receptlon E F DunQe gover. 1 Eor RAILROAD OBEYS WEBB LAW. Louisville, Ky. In compliance with the restrictions of the new Webb bill, the Louisville & Nashville Railroad Co. will transport shipments of "spirit- ous, vinous, malted, fermented or other Intoxicating liquors of any kind" only to points on its lines where local or state laws do not prohibit such ship- ent- according to the new tariff of tQe general freight department, which aa just Deen issued Dy u. m. uooa- wn Beuer&i ireignt ageni, ana v,, u I Lompton, ireignt tramc manager, me new rules and regulations became ef- tectlve April 1 DAMAGES TO SHEEP PAID. Carlisle, Ky. The Nicholas county fiscal court, in session here, have al lowed general claim3 to the amount of $1,760.75 and registrars fees for six months amounting to $191.75. Nich olas county farmers are now receiving $700 for damages to their sheep last year from dogs and up to date this year $500 in claims have been filed against the dog tax fund and more depredations are reported. OPTION TAKEN ON FAIRGROUNDS Bowling Green, Ky. The board of "directors of the Warren County Fair Association secured an option on the property 'occupied until recently by St. Columba's Academy. ; The property contains several fine brick buildings and four acres of ground, fronting in Center street 420 feet and also on Ken- I tucky streeL The association expects j to buy the grounds for a permanent fair grounds MAIL CARRIERS EXAMINATION. j. Milton, Ky. A civil service exami nation will be held at Bedford," this county, Saturday, April 26, for rural route mail carriers, to fill any vacancy that may occur on the several routes in Trimble county. A large number of young men will take the examination. PHILIP S. TULEY t 1 XV President and Treasurer The Louis ville Cotton Mills Co., Louisville, Ky., and First Vice President Kentucky Manufacturers' Association. COUNTY ENGINEERS ORGANIZE. Louisvilie, Ky. A state organization of the county road engineers of the various counties of the State of Ken tucky was perfected before the first convention of the engineers, in session at the Seelbach. The following offi cers were elected: President, J. Rus sell Gaines, of Jefferson county; first vice president, Guthrie M. Wilson, of Nelson county; second vice president. Jacob Strauss, of Larue county; third vice president, T Hawkins, of Hick man county. Directors: W. H. Ed wards, of Woodford county; W. P. Caldwell, of Boyle county; J. C. Gor don, of Washington county; W. D. Smith, of Meade county. A secretary will be elected by the board of direct ors later. It had been the intention of the en gineers to inspect work on the model road being built near Fern Creek, but on account of the rainy weather, thia plan w?.s abandoned. FIRE INSURANCE. AGENTS MEET. Louisville, Ky. Interesting discus sions of conditions in the fire insur ance field in Kentucky and an election of officers were features in the 18th annual convention of the Kentucky As sociation of .Fire Insurance Agents. J. H. Southgate, president of the national body; Henry H. Putnam, of Boston, secretary, and Ruby Lafoon, were the principal speakers. Officers elected were T. C. Timberlake, re-elected pres ident; W. R. Fisher, Carrollton. first vice president, to succeed M. H. Gab bert,Elizabethtown; W.F.Chilton, sec ond vice president; Stanley Frost, Lex ington, third vice president; H. M. Coons, Louisville, secretary-treasurer, to succeed Owen I. Mann. SALOON TEN FEET OVER LINE. Lexington, Ky. County Judge J. Percy Scott decided that J. H. Burke may continue to sell liquor ln the ten foot section of hi3 building at the cor ner of Winslow and Upper street. which is not within 400 feet jt the State University grounds. Burke's sa loon, which has long been established at 'that place, has heretofore been Jn what is cow the forbiddea territory. It is said Burke will construct a ten- foot barroom, leaving the rest of the building .to be used as the grocery which has been run in connection with the saloon. As the saloon end is bounded on two sides by the street it can not well be extended on the safe territory. . ' CONSIDERS SHELBYVILLE. . Shelbyville,- Ky. Representatives of the Central Life Insurance Co., of Louisville, appeared before the Shelby county .Business Men's Association in reference to a proposition to remove the headquarters of the company to this city. It is believed that in view of a tentative agreement on the part of the city council to exempt the com pany from all taxation the change will be made. HANDSOME PROFIT FROM SALE. Glasgow, Ky. Wesley Clark sold a 200-acre farm on the Barren and Met calfe county line, near Summer Shade, to Orian Lawrence, of Monroe county, for $6,150. Four years ago Mr. Clark' bought this farm for $1,300, since which time he has sold several hun dred dollars worth of valuable timber. His net profit on the place was $5,000. NATIONAL BANK AT WHITESBURG Whitesburg, Ky. The' controller of the Currency received an application for nermiaslnn tn oreflnize from the First National Bank of. Whitesburg, Ky., with a stipulated capital of $25, 000. The applicants named are John D. Fitzpatrick, J. M. Day, S. G. Fair child, G. M. Adams and D. Hays.