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in September.
Encampment Association Will Prove
Ample Accommodations and En
tertainment For the 200000
Visitors Expected.
VWstern Newspaper Union News Service.
Chattanooga, Tenn. Preparations
for the entertainment of. the 47th na
tional encampment of G. A. R. in Sep
tember are going ahead at satisfac
tory speed. Nearly all of the commit
tees have pushed their work to a point
vhere it may be said that all plans
will be carried through without so
much as a serious hitch. The finance
committee, which has been at work se
curing funds necessary to finance the
lug undertaking, reports that the mon
ey i.3 in hand or in sight; '.that there
will be no trouble over payment of the
b ":1s of the encampment association.
The committee on assignments to
homes has met with success in the
m itter of securing lodging for a very
large crowd of visitors during the en
campment. The people of Chattanooga
ire opening their homes to veterans
mJ visitors with the same hospitality
that marked their action when the
confederate survivors met in annual
reunion here in May. The same rates
that prevailed during the Confederate
Judge Alfred Beers, of Bridgeport,
Conn., Commander-in-Chief cf the
Grand Army of the Republic.
reunion will prevail during the en
campment of the Grand Army of the
republic These rates are in all in
stances reasonable. There will be no
effort to increase rates for lodging or
meals anywhere in the city. In other
words, the regular rates for meals and
lodging will be charged by hotels, res
taurants and boarding houses. The
best homes of Chattanooga Jiave open
ed their doors to entertain visitors and
veterans alike at rates that will not be
objected to by any.
Amusement Features.
The committee on entertainment has
perfected a number of plans to amuse
and entertain the visitors. As already
announced, a number of battlefield re
unions have been arranged for the. vet
erans who fought in the various battles
around Chattanooga. These reunion:
include the fields of Chickamauga,
Lookout mountain " and -'Missionary
ridge, on which the survivors" will
gather in reunion and hear the inci
dents oJC each" battle recounted by par
ticipants. : - '
The Tennessee river Will furnish
part of the entertainment. One of the
best features will be hydro-aeroplane
exhibitions on the Tennessee. These
will be supplemented by:: steamboat
rides to a large hydro-electric develop
ment below the city that vms financed
by the late Anthony N. Brady, of New
York. This is the largest hydro-electric
development south :' of Niagara
Falls. There will also be automobile
trips to large hydro-electric develop
ments by the East Tennessee Power
Co., on the Ocoee river, thirty miles
east of Chattanooga. " ; .
Military features by regular troops
will add much to the entertainment of
the encampment visitors,.-These will
be furnished at Fort OgVethorpe, by
the Eleventh cavalry regiment, and
.. the Seventeenth infantry, the latter
regiment coming up from ; Atlanta for
the encampment week. :r: .
Aeroplane flights will be given every
day of the encampment, and many oth
er interesting features will be added
from time to" tme.- The indications
are Jthat there will not be a dull day
during the entire encampment week
oecause Chattanooga has "already de
cided to give the Union,; veterans th
time of their lives. :
Change In Currency Measure, Over
Which Fight Waged, Was Offered
by ' Representative Neeley of. Kan
sas Hearings In, Senate. .."
Washington, Aug. 25. Representa
tives who support the administration
currency bill won" a victory in the
house Democratic caucus on Friday
when they brought to their aid an un
qualified indorsement of the m&iBure
from Secretary of State Bryan and de
feated proposed "insurgent" amend
ments that would have prohibited in
terlocking directorates in national or
state banks incorporated under the
proposed law.
Secretary Bryan, in a letter ad
dressed to Chairman Carter Glass of
the currency committee, approved the
bill as it stands, declaring President
Wilson had recognized .fundamental
rights of popular control in its provi
sions. He asserted that the plank of
the Democratic platform against inter
locking directorates was aimed chiefly
at trusts, and ha urged Democrs.ts to
"stand by the president," and not to
load down the currency bill with any
amendments that might endanger tis
early passage. ,
Fortified with the backing of one of
the makers of the Baltimore platform.
Representatives Glass and Underwood
met the demand for an amendment
to prohibit interlocking directorates
with a counter proposal that the Dem
ocrats of the house take up general
legislation against interlocking direc
torates at the next session. -A resolu
tion by Representative Underwood.
adopted by a vot9 of 130 - to to, re
ferred the entire subject tfirthe Demo
cratic members of the judiciary com
mittee of the house, and directed them
to bring in a bill at the next session of
congress that would prevent interlock
ing directorates of all kinds.
Administration leaders said the
large vote that supported the Under
wood motion and the hearty approval
that greeted Secretary Bryan'n in
dorsement of the bill assured the ap
proval of the complete Glass bill with
but slight jehange. There remains
several important amendments to be
considered, but it was declared that
the only modification of consequence
would be a change to make it clear
that agricultural paper will be given
the same credit as commercial or in
dustrial paper.
The amendment over. which thi fight
waged throughout the day had ' been
offered by Representative Neeley of
Kansas, one of the so-called "insurg
ent" members of the banking and cur
rency committee. " It was . not until
near the close of the session that
Chairman Glass, after declaring that
President Wilson did not want such
an amendment incorporated . in. the
bill, brought forth the Bryan letter.
He also produced a letter addressed
to him by Samuel Untermyer, who
was counsel for the Pujo money trust
committee, saying he did not believe
the interlocking directorate provision
should be in the currency bill. "
Objecting members who had ques
tioned Mr. Glass interpretation of the
president's attitude gave way before
the vigorous assertions of Secretary
Bryan, and a vote quickly settled the
question, r
Leading Financiers of Country Gather
. In Chicago and Consider Cur
rency Remedies.
Chicago; Aug. 25. Bankers from all
over the United States, including many
of the most prominent financiers of
the country, joined together on Friday
in the Hotel La Salle to' whip. Into
shape : the Owen-Glass .currency bill
which is now pending before congress.
The meeting was called by the cur
rency commission of the American
Bankers! association and was attended
by more than 250 delegates represent
ing state banking organizations, clear
ing house associations and the" com
mission. -'
' "Early in the session it becarae ap
parent, that strenuous efforts to reach
a compromise with the administration
at Washington upon what the blinkers
term the objectionable features of the
bill had attained jpartial success and
that the backers of the measure were
ready to meet as far -as possible the
demands of the financial interests 'as
evidenced by the results of the infer
ence here. -; - - :: "
McReyholds Chooses Secretary.
Washington, Aug. 25. Announce-.
ment was. made that Attorney . Gen
eral McReynolds has chosen John
Suter. a veteran correspondent of
Chicago newspapers, : - as his - confi
dential secretary and assistant,;
CooTTlarht. Underwood & Underwood. N.
Representing the New York assembly in the Impeachment trial of Governor Sulzer will be this committee,
headed by Majority Leader Levy. From
the Bronx. Aaron J. Lew. Abraham
Westchester, Theo. H. Ward of New
Mulhall Reiterates Charges Against
Representative McDermott
of Illinois.
Washington, Aug. 25. Reiterating
his charge that Representative Mc-
Dermott of Illinois had "tipped him
off" on numerous occasions regarding
the prospects of pro-labor legislation
which the- National Association of
Manufacturers desired to fight. Colo
nel Mulhall, former lobbyist for the
association, agaii took the stand be
fore the house lobby Investigating
committee Friday. Mulhall said that
he remembered specifically, that in
1910 McDermott had sent him word
to be on the lookout for an eight-hour
law amendment to the sundry civil
bill. I. N. McMlchael, he said, was
the bearer of the McDermott warning.
Mulhall's testimony was brief and'
he was asked to step aside that the
committee might hear Henry E. Da
vis, a Washington lawyer who rep
resented the pawnbrokesa who op
posed the loan shark measure of the
Sixty-second congress.1 v Davis told
of his employment by the pawnbrok
ers, and of his presentation of the
money lenders' side to members of
congress, to committees and to Presi
dent Taft.
The senate lobby inquiry committee
subjected the officers of the Nation
al Associaiton of Manufacturers to
further examination. Members of the
committee were indignant at an at
tack made upon them by anagent of
the N.- A. M. who declared the com
mittee had not given the manufactur
ers sufficient time In which to deny
the charges made by Martin M. Mul
hall. As soon, as H. E. Mills, D. M.
Parry and John Klrby, Jr., have testi
fied. It is said, the committee will ad
journ indefinitely. , x .
H. . E. Mills oZ Racine Wis.; former
chairman of the tariff commission of
the National Association of Manufac
turers, confirmed Martin M. Mulhall's
statement that. Mulhall advanced $500
to the estate of James E. Watson,
former representative from ' Indiana.
Herbert E. . Miles of Racine, Wis.,
testified before the senate lobby com
mittee that, acting for the tariff com
mission association, he employed for
mer Representative James E. Watson
at a ealary of $250 a week to work for
a tariff board bill In the congress in
1909. . -.
limrim0inmm ,nm mtmm
Henry, 111.. Aug. 21. Sheriff Mot
ter and twenty armed deputies are
keeping close guard over a camp of
Mexican railroad laborers near here,
following a pitched cattle during the
night in which one man was killed. -
Newport, R. L, Aug. 19. An invita
tion to navies of t3e world to meet at
Hanipton roads in 1915, and pass
through the Panama canal accom
panied by a fleet from the U. S. navy,
will be issued by Wilson. . '.
i Minneapolis, Minnr, Aug. 20. While
in a Eonambulist -state, Miss Esther
Sternberg, seventeen years old, arose
from her bed, walked cut of the house,
and has not been seen since then. .'
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left to right the committee is as
Greenber of New York. Standing Wm.
York, T. K. Smith of Onondaga and J. V.
WltSON. -"
Zapata Slew Commissioner With His
Own Hands While Being Forced to
Abandon City of Huatia to the
City of Mexico, Aug. 25. The bodies
of Paucual . Orozco and other, peace
commissioners were found, riddled
with bullets, in the streets of Huatia
when the federal troops forced an en
trance to the town Friday. Zapatista
prisoners told the soldiers that
Emiliano Zapata 'slew the commis-
sioneru with his own hand while being
forced" to abandon his retreaL
Washington, Aug. 23. Huerta's ad
ministration may reconsider its re
jection of the American proposals to
restore peace in Mexico and may ar
range a new basis for negotiation with
the United States.
Intimations to this . effect reached
official Washington Friday night with
the information that the financial con
dition of the Huerta administration
was such that a crisis was imminent
It Js - learned froru authoritative
sources" that the Huerta government is
facing r a mutinous army, dissatisfied
Because no pay has been forthcoming
for weeks. - . "
It. was. reiterated positively that the
United States would continue to insist
on the resignation of provisional Pres
ident Huerta or an announcement of
his Intention to do so, as well as his
elimination from the presidential race
in the subsequent election.
; Reports from Mr.-.Lhid declared that
his relations with . .the Huerta officials
were .more .cordial, than formerly'and
that the officials manifested-.a willing
ness to find, new ground for a settle
ment.!; ". -.V. '. : : - v -
European diplomatic? pressure, it is
known, is quietly, at work in Mexico
City La" "an .effort to convince Huerta
officials that the policy of Ihe United
States Is Jippreved abroad.,.
. The I failure of the . Huerta govern
ment to obtain funds abroadr due 'to
denial ? of recognition , by the - United
States, is. pointed to by diplomats as
likely to continue pending a more re
spectful. Mexican consideration of the
American proposals. -1 : .
It aa apparent that Washington
officials expected ; word from . Huerta
and .. that , unless It comes the notes
vould.-b9 proclaimed ; to the - worldT
through", the .president's , massage
showing the efforts of the American
government to bring about peace, with
suggestion for a definite line of 'pro
cedure', by the United States ; in the
future.. i;- '
V Diggs Guilty of. Charge.
- San Francisco, Aug. 22. In eloping
with Marsha Warrington from Sacra
mento; Gal., to Reno," Nev.,' Maury I.
Diggs,; former state architect of Cali
forniaj was guilty of violating . the
Mann: act, which makes It-a felony to
transiort women ,fqt immoral pur
poses from one state to another. This
was the verdict on Wednesday of the
jury. -t. . . - . y
follows: Sitting Patrick McMahon of
J. Gillon of Kings. T. P. Madden of
Fltzpatrlck of Erie.- . ,
Roger Thompson Held in- Canada Jail
to Reveal Everything Unless
Fugitive's Family Aids Him.
Thompson, the New - York chauffeur
held under 'the dominion immigration
laws as having aided Harry K. Thaw
legally a lunatic, to cross the Cana
dian frontier, announced from his cell
Friday that he wa3 "up against it"
and that if the . Thaw family did not
come to his rescue he would perhaps,
In justice to himself, be forced to tell
all he knows about Thaw's escape
from Matteawan. If he does "squeal"
It will complicate the proceedings un
der which Thaw's lawyers hope to ob
tain his release on a writ of habeas
corpus next Wednesday.
Thompson removed the smoked eye
glasses he has worn since his ar
rest and admitted that the name "Mit
chell Thompson," he had given the
authorities was fictitious and that he
was the chauffeur who drove the
black machine which whisked . Stan
ford White's slayer away from Mattea
"Sure, I'm Roger Thompson, he
Baid. "I need " money and help now,
and it's up to the Thaws. I . was
framed yp in getting In 'this case and
they ought to stand by me now. I
haven't a cent .
Thaw, In a cell above "Gentleman
Roger," refused even to admit he ever
had seen him.
It was admitted by the chauffeur
that the Thaws retained lawyers for
hl3 defense and that they expected
him - (Thompson) to "keep hiB trap
Instructions have been sent from
Ottawa to. the immigration officers
here that when Harry K. Thaw comes
into tneir nands there must be . no
discrimination against him. This' was
officially announced at. the capital, ac-'
cording to dispatches, though the
authorities hee would not confirm it
There is reason to believe that the
instructions mean Thaw will notbe
sent to New York state, but, on rejec
tion; will be returned -by the Vermont
route as would ' an ordinary person
coming in by the way Thaw did and
subsequently denied domic'ile in
Canada. " ' ;: -
Storm Sweeps Chicago and. Pint Hun-
-dreds Under "Circus
Canvas. . . ;ii
- unicago, Aug. za. -une ;man was
killed, many, injured and hundrods be
came panic stricken on. i- Thursday
night wh en a severe "electrical storm
accompanied by high wind 'broke over
Chicago. -. .v i' -"
. The tent of the Gentry Bros.' circus
was overturned, burying 300 spp.ctators
beneath it 'The wind struck the east
side of the huge' canvas," Uited it high
in '.the air and then dropped it across
the west tier, of .' seats. - Above the
Btorm the cries of th.e pin?ond were
heard for, several blocks. ,Thsse who
had been, on the east side of the tent
were starting to the rescue of the oth-
era when the great "center. ikU: fell,
narrowly missing many persica.
GOVERNMENT expert will aid
the farmers in state of
Prof. F"red Mutchler Engaged for tho
Promotion of Agricultural Im
provement. Western Newspaper Union News Service.
Frankfort The announcement was
made from State university jat Lex
ington that Prof. Fred Mutchler, who
has been engaged in the promotion of
agricultural improvement in Western
Kentucky,, under the direction of the
Western Kentucky Normal school, has
been selected by the United States de
partment of agriculture to take charge
of similar work for the entire state.
with headquarters in this city. The
department of agriculture, through
the extension bureau, in charge of
Dr. Bradford Knapp, has apportioned
$20,000 a year,for Kentucky to be used
in the extension- and demonstration
The appropriation is to be expended
under the direction of a board of trus
tees composed of Dr. Knapp, presi
dent; H. H. Cherry, of Western Ken
tucky State Normal school; President
J. C. Crabbe, of Eastern Kentucky
State Normal school; J. W. Newman,
state commissioner of agriculture, and
President H. t. Barker, of State uni
versity. Fred Mutchler is expected
to encourage better farming in every
county of the state by applying the
means most available for each county
either by the establishment of local
demonstration farms by carrying on
demonstrations on the farmer's own
land, and with his co-operation, by
further enlisting the interest and co
operation of farmer boys in seed test
ing, dairy testing and similar means
by sending skilled and enthusiastic
men to various sections to direct work
on the farms. Plans have already
been mads for work to begin in nine
counties, Woodford, Muhlenburg, Ma
son, Hopkins, Jefferson, Christian,
Madison, Henderson and Washington.
Gov. McOreary Will Speak,
Under the urgent request of Mc-
Kenzie Todd, secretary of the Perry
Centennial Commission, Gov. Mc
Creary has consented to speak at the
banquet at the Breakers' Hotel, Put
in Bay, Ohio, September 11, on "Ken
tucky in the War of 1812." Gov. Mc-
Creary was on the verge of declining
the invitation, (as he said circum
stances made it such that it would not
suit him to be out of the state at that
time; but Mr. Todd said eight gov
ernors would be there, and as Ken
tucky had more soldiers engaged in
the campaign around Lake Erie and
in the Battle of the Thames than any
other state, he would not take no for
an answer. Gov. McCreary capitu
lated. The governor was compelled
to decline an invitation to attend the
conference of Governors at Colorado
Springs on account of a previous en
gagement to make an address at Rich
mond on that date on the occasion of
the centennial celebration of Rich
mond Lodge No. 25, Free and Accepted
New Colored Normal Students. x
President Russell, of the Kentucky
Normal and Industrial' Institute, has
been quite busy during the summer va
cation making a vigorous campaign for
new students. He has visited all of
the large gatherings of his people that
have been held in . the state, making
addresses and distributing literature
in the interest -if the institution. Last
week he attended the Baptist General
Association at Louisville and the
United Brothers Grand Lodge at
Georgetown, where he presented the
school to hundreds of the leading
members of his race,. He is seeking
to interest the colored youth of Ken
tucky not only in normal instruction
but in industrial training k as well
President Russell is , ah educator of
the ardent believer In the tenets of the
famous Tuskegee educator. Under his
skillful management the; school has'
taken on 'new life, and the outlook
forthe ensuing year -Is the brightest
in Its history. ;-
G?whop,inft TL.
devastated , their fields, the ' Corn
Club boys ; will ' have a good yield
of corn 3 upite of the drought is the
opinion of Dr. Fred Mutchler of Bowl
ing Green, organizer of the club.
"Corn fields and tobacco fields pre
pared and cultivated according to farm
demonstration methods are -standing
as monuments all over the state to the
foresight and husbandry of their own
ers," declared Dr. Mutchler, who visit
ed the Department of Agriculture.
"You do not have to inquire ; ydu can ;
tell when you come 'to a properly cul- "
tivaled field, he said. ... . '
Ho spoke particularly of one field
of tobacco he had seen on the farm of :
E. ; H. - Young,. Rlchardsville, "Warrea
county. He said tie tobacco, while,
burley, is shoulder high., and Mr .
Young is cutting for exhibition at thi!
State Fair. , ...
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