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LARGEST SWORN CIRCULATION IN NORTHERN INDIANA.
flFTEBWDOW THE WEATHER Indiana: Rain this af- jj trrnoou and tonight; cold- li r tonight; Saturday fair; ll colder in east nnd south ; portions. lswrr Michigan: Rain ; thi afternoon and to- : night; colder in ."'"'at hr-st I portion; Saturday clear- j insr. ,1 HBES If 1 Edition AVERAGE DAILY NEWS-TIMES CIRCULATION FOR SEPTEMBER WAS 16,180. READ THE 'WANTS' VOL. XXX., NO. 2 97. SOUTH BEND, INDIANA, FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1913. PRICE TWO CENTS nn min i j ufli il ILL. The Volturno Aflame! First Actual Photographs of the Wreck REBELS MAY BE BOUT TD NEWS-TIMES. AKD W WASWEB FlEE r.HRLTN', Oct. it. Twenty-six atrial sailors and othee-rs of the Im perial ministry of Marine- were killed and four other un it we re fatally wounded when the new admiralty di rigible balloon, L. 2, the biggest air ship In the -world, exploded :;tu0u feet above the Johannisthal aerodrome Friday. The tragedy, following so closely s.iter the loss of another airship, the I 1, which was wrecked over the North s a In September, with tin- loss of in 1 1 s, created consternation throughout Germany. Anions the 20 persons on hoard were the admiralty trial hoard head ed by Commander IbTnisohc, Com mander Freye and C'apt. Gluth. The. destruction of the L. 1 loaves Germany without a naval aerial Meet. The airship was being tested prepar atory to being taken over by th ad miralty from her builders. Ilcnine LplcHl(J. An Investigation showed the explo sion was duo to an electric spark ig niting the benzine which was carried on board. The victims were either burned to death or suffocated. So terrible were the injuries of the four wounded men that they hedged to b shot. The commander of the airship. Capt. Froye. was a former aide do camp to Prince Adelhert, son of Km peror William. The L. 2 was equipped for war, car rying1 guns on board. A number of goommont otli- Hal wltnovcd the tragedy at JohannUthal. Thoo who were Bare Two-thirds Majority Cast Their Ballots to Oust Gover nor in the TtGt on First and Second Articles. ALBANY. N. V.. net. 1 T. Wm. Sul 7.t was formallj' removed as governor of New York at 11 :."( o'clock Friday by the votes of more than two-thirds of the court of impeachment that convicted him of falsifying a public record, of p rjury and of attempting to induce another to commit erjury. Tle vote WMS t ". lo 11'. Chief Judge Cullen and Sen. Wetidc did not vote. AT.KANY, N. Y., , t. 17. Ym. Sulzer on Thursday was found guilty by the liigh court of impeachment on three of the articles preferred against him. They were one. two. and four. Jle wj.s declared innocent on the charges contained in article three. Friday he will le removed from of fice, but not disqualified from holding office in this state in the future un less there is a substantial change in the informal vote reported to have been taken by, the court on these questions in secret session Thursday. For the same reason it was expect ed lie- will he found not . guilty on the other four articles .still remaining to be voted upon when the court ad journed Thursday night. Jaeut. Gov. Martin II. Glynn, who has been acting governor, since the impeachment of ulzer. will become chief executive of the state. He is an Albany newspaper owner. Robert F. Wacncr. a New York attorney, will become lieutenant governor. lb is the majority leader in the senate. Jlut I la iv Majority. The vote on articles one and two was r.? to is. a bare two-thirds ma jority. The former article charges that he falsified his statement of cam paign contributions, the latter that he committed perjury in so doing. The vote cn article three, which charges the ov rn r bribed witness es to withhold testimony from the Frawley investigating em:mttee. -was up aimous in favor of the governor. The vote on article i.,;;r was 4 1 to It. six members changing their votes on articles one and t. from "not guilt" to gui!t." and two from guilty" t. "not i.-uilt." This arti cle charges that the i:oernr sap pressed evidence by means of threats to keep witnesses from testifying be fore the Frawley committee. Among Huso vva limcan Y. Peek, state su- perintendent of public works, who tes tified at the trial that the gvrnor bad asked him to commit perjury. The secret informal vote to remove the governor was said to be 4;' to 14. the same as on article four. an.', the A..te not to disqualify him was said to be unanimous. Arti-de six which charges that the governor committed larceny in specu lating vith his campaign contribu tions was said not to ha e been sus tained in the se.-r t session by a vote f .'' deolari::- the governor not guil ty to seven against hi"i. Artieb- five which charges that he pr " ent-d a particular witness. Fred criek I. 'oiwell. from attending the scv-atus of the I'r.ivvley committee; r.rti "-b- se. ji that he threatened to ue lii- off;re and influence to affect the "to 4,r yioiitteai a'-tbru of certain as-frr.i'lymi-n. and article eight that he corruj'tly u.-ed l.is influence to affect the pric s of securiti s on the block REmOuED If Dm una watching the great iffar sliaeI balloon through long range liehl glae, saw a Muhlcn puff of siin:ke, then the frame of the balloon crumpletl up. For a min ute tin wreckage hung suspended in mid-air, then began to fall. Gaining momentum cery second, the wnvked iJirigil)lo fell -like a shot and struck the earth with a ia-h that echoed throughout tho big aerodrome. While dropping, nieces of wreVkage and the hodies tt some of the ietiins could he seen falling from the niftors. The Iv. 1' was a giant in size, being 4W feet long and feet wide in the middle. Three care were attached to the bag and she was propelled by motors capable of working up a speed of 4."i miles an hour. The L. 2 was the last word in aerial i construction and the military authori ties expected great things of her. Kmperor William sent his condo lences to the families of the dead men and risked for the full particulars of the disaster. A searching govern ment investigation will be made. exchange, were reported also to have Wen decided in favor of the governor in the secret session by a practically unanimous vote. Presiding Judgf Edgar M. Cullen, who will shortly retire from the bench, voted "not guilty" on every ar ticle and rendered a long opinion in explaining his votes. The other eight judges of the court of appeals were divided. On articles one and two Judges YVillard Bartlett, Emory A. Chase and Vm. E. Warner voted for the governor and against him vot od Judges Frederick Collin. Wm. H. Cuddeback, John W. Hogan. Frank II. Hiscock and Nathan Jj. Miller, making a division among them of five to four against the governor. On article four Judges Bartlett. Chase and Warner changed their votes from "not guilty" to "guilty," and Judges Hiscock and Miller changed from "guilty" to "not guil ty," making against him a division of six to three. Presiding Judge Cullen held that the offenses charged in articles one and two were not impeachable and that the governor neither falsified his statement under the' provisions of the election law nor committeed "Legal perju ry." "The rule here contended for," he said, "amounts in reality to an ex post facto disqualification from of fice for an offense which had no such penalty when committed, without af fording an opportunity to show either repentence or atonement. Men have committed serious crimes, oven felon ies, and subsequently attained high public! position." Fxplain Their Votes. Practically every member of the court explained his vote on article one although those who voted in fa vor of the governor did not enter at length into a discussion of the merits of the case or the matters of law or precedent involved as did the others, including all the judges. The latter filed with the court Fngthy opinions In support of their votes. One of the judges. Nathan E. Miller who was designated to the court of appeals bench by Jsulzor. denounced him as "totally unfi. for office." Several of the senators also took occasion to express harsh opinions of t-'ulrer. Sen. age declared that the $10,000 contribution of Thomas F. Ry an was given to the -governor because he "was useful" in congress and "as a retainer for services to be rendered in his new position." Sen. Wagner, democratic leader of the senate, rendered a long legal opin inon in which he sought to refute the contention that the offenses charged in articles one- and two were not im peachable because they are acts com mitted before the governor took of fice. (iives IMigthy Opinion. Sen. Elon K. Itrown. republican leader, read a similar lengthy opinion in whic h he defended his vote in con nection with the fact that he had been politically opposed to the gov ernor. "It has been my duty during the present administration." he said, "to lead the opposition in the senate and at times there has been sharp con flicts, cm more than one occasion I was indignant at the governor's lan guage and nets but the constitution imposes the duty upon the members of this court without regard to pre vious bias. What man is so petty, be he a member of this court or not. that he can stand singly in this presence and after taking a solemn oath to do justice, and hearing the evidence, vote out of revence or prejudice or hate?" Sens. Wende and Puhamel, staunch supporters of the governor ever since lie was impeached. spoke briefly. Sen. Ouhamol announced that he migh; file a statement of his position "at some future day." Sen. Frawley. chairman of the legislative investigating committee, which first brought the charges against the governor, announced that he would attempt "to pass no opinion as to the rights of the court to im peach or not. "I find that the high court of ap peals are divided upon the question of impeachment themselves." he said. "Therefore, on the facts. I ca?t my vote 'guilty.' " MICHIGAN MEN TO PITCH FOR ALL-STARS SUNDAY The line-up of the South T?end All- j St.irs t-:im that will face the Chlca- , Cu! s :it Sprinsbrook park Tues!ay is announced as follows: Anib-rson, i If.: Cney. cf.: Ko. hler. 2b.: Tinne- ti il!. s.; Wheeler. 3b.; Arndt. in.; Tieman. c: Watson, rf.: Middleton and Shafer. pitcliers. Middleton and Shafer have been; import d from the Michigan State b-ai:ue and others are players who are either living here or spending the winter In South Head. Here is the flrt actual photograph of the Inirning of the Volturno the latest terrible high sea catastrophe to blot out a cargo or human lives. This remarkable picture was taken by a passenger on the deck or the grosser Kurftierst. The great clouds or smoke can he seen rolling up from the bow of the vessel. This photograph was made only a feu minutes before the final destruction or the doomed ship. "STILL MUZZLED" IS SULZHR'S STATEMENT Governor Intimates That He May Have Something to Say on Case Today May Go to U. S. Supreme Court, ALBANY, N. Y., Oct. 17. "The muzzle is off my friends. I would like to be unmuzzled myself, but Judge Heriick won't remove It until tomor row." This was the only statement which came from (iov. Sulzer Thursday night. Samuel Hell Thomas, one of Sulzer's kitchen cabinet, delivered the message to newspapermen after he and other members of the "cabinet" had taken dinner with the governor. According to Thomas, the governor is in the best of spirits. While news boys shouted their extras around the executive mansion tonight the gov ernor chatted with his dinner guests and calmly outlined his plan of fu ture action. Just what that plan is. Thomas would not say. lie said however, that when the court if impeachment voted Thursday to convict the governor lor acts committed before he assumed of fice, they violated section XII of the federal criminal procedure and thus made the case reviewable by the United States supreme court and that the case might be taken to the high est court in the land by means of a writ of prohibition. "The governor is a fighter," said one of the governor's callers. Should he he thrown out of office, he will not give up.' He takes the view that he can do more for the people out of of ce than he , can in it under present conditions anyhoV. As a private citi zen he will not be restricted in many ways as ho is now." Judge Ilerrick and the governor had long conference Thursday night. The governor again urged that he be permitted to issue his 3.f00 words statement,, but again Ilerrick refused to agree to such action. While the court was voting (Iov. Sulzer was taking an automobile ride WHAT ISTHE TANGO ASKS MAYOR HARRISON CHICAGO. Oct. 17. Every move ment of the tango dancers in cafes and theaters of Chicago will be close ly watched by a committee of the city counc il, appointed by Mayor Harrison. t get suggestions for framing a "tango ordinance". "What is the 'tango' and when is it immoral?" are two questions to be decided. GOV. WM. SULZER WHO LOSES OFFICE TODAY ' 1 V - v.-v - a'. : . A. VA yf 'v x t - z . . -.rH.?.vj tiOV. WM. SUI.ZKK. After a strenuous tight. (Iov. Will iam Sulzer is to step down from his high odice today. He was convicted frirw. .tit if f.-kiii A b 'i rciio )V" t li r high court of impeachment. He is j not uistiuaiined irom nomine ornce and may be a candidate for office at the next election. - - : . t ev- tP. u y 5 v ...... - . . S X . : ,s Vr cH- :.. xa. ;ti; ; - V ' a- a,; ;'-s..'" jX.A's'-y :.- : a t If ts; v--4 .;- w' A LIFEBOAT RESCUING : ::-: r V ' ' K i km- if: -Mi SllSiSi aipi::-,-.-:- ' t $ rw& - iv. t -r : Viz: i..v .V -; : , i; .. - jf A life-boat of rescued Volturno l.acllgcls coming alongside the (Irosser Ktirfucrst. Note the smooth surface of the water due to the oil which was pumped onto the raging waves by the two oil-tank liners. 6 MEHY TALK ftT MEETIN G South Bend Superintendent is Asked to Speak on Vocation al Education at Indianapolis Session. Supt. i:. J. Montgomery of the city schools, will appear on the program at the state meeting of city superin tendents in Indianapolis, Nov. 0, 7 and S. Montgomery's subject will be "The Location. Kind and Amount of Neces sary Equipment for State Aided Vo cational Schools". The local super intendent ha staken particular inter est in vocational education, which has resulted in the establishment of a, vocational pchoo in this city which began its lim term this fall with a large enrollment. The passage of an act by the last legislature permitting state aid for such schools has awak ened further interest in the subject. Montgomery's address will deal with fitting the vocational school into the general school system. He will ap pear probably on the afternoon of Friday. Nov. 7. remaining in South Pend for the high school dedicatory exercises on Nov. k J. K. Neff. ofl the schoo beard, board. Supt. Montgomery and H. M. Appleman. head of the manual train ing department of the high school, will attend the convention of the Na tional Society for the Promotion of Industrial education, in Crand Unp ids next Wednesday ami Thursday. Manx of the teachers in industrial i VOLTURNO PASSENGERS. H I educatio nwill appear on the program at that time. Supt. Miller, of Nappanee and Mis Florence Taggart, domestic science and art teacher. Miss Kolbe, German, Miss Gelt, English, were visitors at the local high school Friday. Miss Taggart is a graduate of the local school. Miss Foster, domestic art in structor in the Huntington high school, was also a visitor. 100 SEEK TO BECOME CITIZENS OF NATION Preliminary examinations of more than 100 applicants fo rcitiaenship papers were begun Friday in the post olfice. The examinations will deter mine those who are to appear before Judge Funk at the beginning of the November term for final hearing. Owing to the unusually large num ber of applicants this year the pre liminary examinations w:ll extend over two days. They are being con ducted by O. A Birkby and an as sistant from the naturalization bu reau in Chicago. BULL M00SERS NAME TICKET AT LIG0NIER I,IGONIBR, Oct. 17. A full city ticket was placed in the field by the progressives at an enthusiastic mass meeting. The ticket is the third in the held in the municipal campaign, the democrats and republicans having preceded it in the field. The progressive ticket follows: For mayor. Dr. Fred It. Clapp; city clerk, II. F. Hutchinson; treasurer, S. J. Wil liams; councilmen. Dean C'orkran. L". R. Treash, Jesse Dunning and Charles Stansbury. SHE SICKED DOG ON HIM PITTSIH'nGH. Pa., Oct. 17. I,o rens Wagner, of West Llterty. seek ing a divorce, declares that his wife used a bull dog to hunt him and that the dog- often forced him to climb a tree and stay there all nijiht. I 01 0: I IS ACCUSED Wm. C. Ellis Claims That He and Wife Made Suicide Pact. Telegram May Lead to Fur ther Developments. CHICAGO, Oct. 17. Mrs. Wm. C. Ellis was found dead in her bed in her room in a hotel Thursday after noon. Her throat had been cut and she had been shot twice under the left arm. Ellis .a wealthy leather merchant of Cincinnati, O., was stag gering about the room, his throat and wrists gashed by a knife and suffer ing from three bullet wounds when hotel detectives entered the room. Ellis was taken to a hospital where he declared his v wife had killed her self and he had intended to end his life as the result of it suicide pact. Investigation by the police however, caused them to doubt the &tory, and Ellis was removed to the Hridwell hospital where he will be kept under a police guard, while a complete po lice investigation will be made, llii injuries are not serious. A number of letters and telegrams found in the room at the, hotel were taken by De tective Captain Halpin and the con tents of most of them kept secret. One telegram caused Cpt. Halpin to address a message to the chief of con stables of Brantford, Canada, asking about a Brantford merchant. The Canadian police replied that the man in question had not been out of Brantford for some time. Mrs. 'Ellis left Cincinnati last Sat urday, coming to the home of Morris Eborsolo, a friend and business asso ciate of her husband. Ellis came here Monday, finding his wife at the Eb ersole home. lviter they moved to gether to the hotel. Thursday was the tenth anniversary of their marriage and the couple had planned to celebrate here. The tragedy was discovered when Ellis telephoned about noon to Eber sole. He was incoherent and after disconnecting Ebersole called the ho tel and asked them to investigate. Mrs .Ellis, clad in her night gown, was in bed. There were no indica tions of a struggle. Ellis was still conscious, but weak from loss of blood. A little pearl handled pocket knife and a small revolver were on the floor. On the way to the hospital Ellis said he and his wife had agreed to die be cause of business reverses. "She killed herself and I shot my self," he said. "While I was cutting myself, she took the knife away from me and cut her throat. We wanted to end it together." Among the papers found on the floor of the room was a torn ?h"ot in a woman's hand writing, evidently part of a telegram. It read: "Wha shall T do? Can stay a week. When will you come Address Auditorium hotel. Monday." DR. SUN YAT SEN IS ARRESTED IN JAPAN VICTORIA. B. C Oct. 17. Dr. Fun Yat Sen. the Chinese revolutionary leader, is under arrest in Japan, ac cording to information brought here Friday by the liner Empress of India. Dr. Sen is charged' with misappro priating $160,000 thought to have been funds of the revolutionary party. BALD HEAD SHOULD WORRY CANAAN'. Conn.. ct. 17. "We should worry" was the text of the talk at the annual banquet of the Bald Head club of America held here. The affair was described as one of thi nnest arrays of bald heads that ever graced a banquet table. DIDN'T PAY HIS BILLS SO WIFE SUED FOR DIVORCE Gertrude M. Scott was granted a divorce from Warren Rexford Scott in the superior court Friday and r;r dered not to re-marry for two years. Ms. Scott charged her husband re fused to pay his debts and that t-h-was humiliated by the constant call of collectors. The sutt of George C. Sehmmel against William Nichols, of the Auto Inn. for damages for injuries in a col lision wos dismissed in the superior court by the plaintiff. PITTS HI" KG II. Pa.. Oct. 17. Sued for divorce thirteen times since 11". Charles Wagner of this city, sued his wife. Wilhelmina, for a divorce, ex plaining that he wanted to stop her suing desire. US GIVEN SUPPORT K PEACE WE Huerta Reign Not Supported by Washington Officials and a New Move is Expected to be Made Soon. MAY WAIT UNTIL THE ELECTIONS ARE OVER Twenty Nuns Forced to Desert Their Convent and Are on Their Way to America Others Leaving Mexico. WASHINGTON. Oct. 17. Pres. Wilson indicated Thursday to those, who discussed the Mexican situation with him that he was irrevocably de termined to deal no longer with the Huerta regime but that further steps toward bringing peace to Mexico were being considered. No move is ex pected, however, until after Oct. 20, the date set for the election. Ju.st what the Washington govern ment will do Is yet a matter of spec ulation among the high otllcials but the trend of events they pay is unmis takably toward conducting negotia tions in some form or other with tho constitutionalists. The policy of the t'nited States has been to make complete record of hav ing attempted to handle the problem of peaceful means. Fp to the present parleys have been carried on with th Huerta authorities who have rejected the good otlices of the United States. Strong pressure now is being brought to bear upon the president and Secy. Bryan to give the constitutionalist an opportunity to compose the situa tion through the support of this country. Friendly 'lmartl Kebcla. Reports that the president was pre paring to recognize the belllger ny of the constitutionalists are Paseti chiedv upon the friendly disposition toward them that has arisen among admin istration ofticials .vince Huena's proc lamation of dictatorship. Tne sug gestion has been carried to Pres. Wil son by those upon whose judgment h and Secy. IJran have n the pa-st been guided to some- xtent and while the attitude Is one of waiting until Oct. Lbj arrives it appears Thursday that, some moe Indicating support for the constitutionalists was not all improb-: able. That Pres. Wilson bdievs Mexico City administration is lneap--able of lestoring constitutional au thority is evident and there i a well; founded understanding that the4 Washington government would adopt a .vei v drastic policy immediately but for the fear that it would interfere with the domestic program of cur rency and other important legislative reforms. SUtcr Ihirouto. Twenty Catholic nuns, members oT the Sisterhood of the Incarnate Vof.. are among the refugees now nrout from Tampico, Mex.. to Galveston. Tex., on the oil tanker Hainant and Waneta. They lied from their Institu tion at Monterey. The tanker nl has as passengers 10 British subjects, ten Mexicans and one American. Consul Hanna at Monterey report ed to the state department Thursday that he started a train Monday with ir,." Americans bound for Tampico. oa their way to the United States. Rail road tralflc s suspended between Monterey and Iiredo. Te. Mr. Han na said the travelers were greatly fatigued, having spent -1 flays in making fhe jotirn from Torreon to Monterey. Travelers arriving in Monterey frm Torreon Mondny brought word that property there had riot been damaged up to ct. 7 and that Americans gene-rally were well treated although a loan "of r0'iO,0"0 pesos had been le manded of them. They said there was n foundation for reports about the killing of subjects in Torreon. The departme-nt was informed of the closing by Mexican authorities of the bridge conne-cting Nuea Lare-do. Mex.. with Lan-do. Tex. Passage i permitted only to bearers ef passe from Gen. Tellcz and railroad em ployes have le,-n given notice the-v must meve to the Mexican side or seek em plovmnt ele where. Urom Guadalajara it was report d that the cjneo Minas mints, repre sent ing an investment of jil.50e.eoM had been forf ed to cl".e. Two cnider.ti id Americans- are reported to have been killed at the works, which are owned by a r-omp.'iny ,, which. Jams W. Gerard, ambassador to Germany, is president. CAR THIEVES GET AWAY WITH L. C. WHITC0MB AUTO While L C. Whit cr-mb was attend ing the County Sunday School con vention at the rirt Presbyterian churc h Thursday n;ht his automo bile was stolen at a! '-ut :.:10 o'clock from r.e.ir the front of the church, i: is believed. It is though: that the machine was taken by th- same men who failed to e-t out of the city with Harry Pagby's car. stolen trom in front of the C. A. club We in. day night, and recovered in a broken down condition near the police station. Whitcomb's car Is a big blak flv passenger C. M. U. u.