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THE EVENING BULLETIN.
MAYSVILLE, KY., TUESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1902.
JAMES N. KEHOE.
His Splendid Record Should In
sure His Return to
Brief Resume of His Work as a Member
of the National House.
A Deserved Tribute From a High Source to the Ninth District's
Able and Eloquent Young Representative.
HIS MOTTO: "EQUAL RIGHTS TO ALL, SPECIAL PRIVILEGES TO NONE."
As the time is n--ar .it hand when the completed over a million dollars, and
voters of this district will be called upon hie return to Uougtess means that they
to determine who shall represent the j will hecome laws. He reported favorably
district in Congress for the next two yeas, seventeen ddf-rent meas-ures from com
the Bulletin takes this occasion to call mirtees of which be was a mamber last
attention to the record of our pteseut. I se'-skin.amonsrthf m being bills to provide
Congressman,.!. N. Kehoe; and in doing j for payment of Keotnck) 's war claim debt
so we not only feel that he is entitled to
an endorsement, but we have every con
fidence that he will receive it. And we
have reasons for the faith that is in us.
His record for fidelity to official duties is
unsurpassed. Upon his election to Con
gress he virtually retired from the prac
tice of law and all private business en
terprises, and has given his entire time
to public duties. Congress has been in
aesBion seven mouths since he became a
member, and he never missed a day's at
tendance at its sessions during the entire
time. He was a member of four com
mittees, and never missed a session of
any of them. In recognition of hie abil
ity and fidelity to duty Speaker Hender
son appointed him on four important
committees, an honor enjoyed by only
one other Democratic member of the
last session of Congress. He was once
appointed to represent his State, and an
other time to represent the minority
side of the House, an honor conferred
upon no other minority member during
the last seaaion and seldom, if ever be
fore, upon a new member.
Ten bills, introduced by Mr. Kehoe,
were passed by Congress, signed by the
President and became laws, a record
certainly unsurpassed and possibly not
equalled by another new member.
Among these bills was an appropriation
of 1350,000 for improvement of the Big
Sandy river, 121,000 for erection of an ice
pier in the Ohio river, $40,000 for erec
tion of a public building at Mayaville,
establishment of United States Court at
Catlettsburg, for the economical print
ing of seed franks, and bills increasing
pensions of deserving soldiers. He has
also secured a favorable report upon a
bill appropriating $25,000 for the estab
lishment of a fish hatchery in this dis
trict, and a favorable report upon a bill
to establish an army post site in Boyd
and Greennp counties, to cost when
of $1, '.'50,000, the claim of the First Bap
tist Church-of Cartersville, Georgia, the
Christian Church of Henderson, Ky.,
OJdf-llows Lodge of Gallatin, Tenn., Ma
eon Lodge i Cyntbiana, Ky., Baptist
Church of FlminKshurg, Ky., and sev
eral bills for henefit of individuals resid
ing in this and other districts. Among
the other important bills introduced by
him and still pending in Congress is one
for the appropriation by the govern
ment of the sum of $100 for the funeral
expenses of indigent soldiers, the bill
providing for such payment in every
such case. Certainly no American citi
zen is mean enough to want to see an
old soldier buried by public subscription,
or go to a potter's field, yet this is what
has happened to several of them, but
will never happen again after Mr. Ke
hoe's bill becomes a law. It is a just
measure and should have been enacted
into a law before this. If returned to
Congress Mr. Kehoe will see that it is
passed. By the passage of Mr. Kehoe's
bill regulating the printing of seed
franks, members have been saved much
trouble, and the government will here
after save annually more than his salary.
Hundreds of old soldiers and their
dependents have been personally bene
fited by the interest taken and work
done in their cases by Mr. Kehoe at the
Pension Office and in Congress. No man
could have been more faithful to them
or more successful in his efforts, and cer
tainly they will not fail to show their
appreciation of his services, by rallying
to his support in November. The old
soldier who fails to vote for him stands
in his own light. No man, woman or
child ever wrote to him on any subject
who did not receive a prompt reply and
Brilliant, brainy and attentive to duty,
initiative in his work and successful in
what he undertakes, temperate, moral
and pure in character he is indeed an
ideal public servant and his equal has
seldom, and his superior never been seen
in Washington. A native born Ken
tuckian, the builder of his own fortune
and greatness, the father of an interesting
family, a trustworthy friend, an intense
American, a leading citizen and withal
a kindly, charitable man, it is no wonder
that he is the leader of his party and
idol of bis people, and that he shall and
will be returned to Congress there is no
doubt. The people are not often given a
chance to elect such men to public places.
He has been tried and found unusually
competent and worthy. He is an elo
quent, captivating and fascinating speak
er, and the first time he spoke after
entering Congress attracted national at
tention, the Washington City Times pay
ing him the following compliment:
"The discussion of the Nicaraguan
Canal bill in the House, late yesterday
afternoon, under the five minute rule,
afforded opportunities for several im
passioned flights of eloquence, none of
which was listened to with more atten
tion than that of Representative James
N. Kehoe, Democrat, of the Ninth Ken
tucky district. It was his maiden effort.
He wanted the word 'ownership' sub
stituted for 'control.' So pleased were
the members with Mr. Kehoe's style of
oratory that they allowed him to trespass
three minutes beyond the alloted time
under the rule of the House."
Upon Mr. Kehoe's renomination, Hon.
Champ Clark, of Missouri, one of the
oldest, ablest and most observant mem
bers, in a letter written for the Ameri
can Press Association said, among other
equally complimentary things:
"The Hon. James N. Kehoe, of the
Ninth Kentucky district, has been unani
mously renominated, an honor worthily
beBtowed. Kehoe is one of the brightest
young men in the House, an indefatigable
worker, a most excellent public speaker
and a Democrat without guile."
But his worth is in his work and he
believes more in work than in words, and
in practical results than reputation for
brilliancy. All of his votes in Congress
have been for the upbuilding and in
ternal improvement of America, and for
laws meaning "equal rights to all and
special privileges to none," and against
trusts, national extravagance, wrong and
favoritism of every character, and at all
times doing battle for the people and
Compare his record, worth and ability
with that of his opponent. Mr. Castner
lias served a session in the Kentucky
Legislature. What did he do? He never
passed a single bill, never made a single
committee report, never had a word to
eay on any subject and introduced but
one bill, (which had been, in substance,
introduced two weeks before by another
member, and it went to sleep in the
committee. What a brilliant record in
Mr. Kehoe's case and what a blank in
Mr. Castner's. ?
Why ehould any man heeitate to vote
for Mr. Kehoe in this race?
The people of the district will do
themselves an injustice if they do not re
turn him to Congress with an over
Mutinous Crew Kndoavor to Seize
and Nat) a ship.
San Francisco, Oct. It. The little
steamer Dos Hcrmanos whs s nt out
on a cruise among sumo of the south
ern islands hy a trading firm a few
days before the transport Shermii
left Manilla. The steamer reach"!
Vlrac and anchored in the harbor
there. Ofiicers and the few passen
gers on board were at dinner in tho
cabin when alxiut 30 of the crew, led
by the boatswain, rushed down tho
gangway armed with knives, hatchets
and clubs, and demanded the money
that was on the vtssel.
The officers were caught unarmed.
The two women passengers tied to
their rooms. The captain and men
passengers gave the mutineers bat
tle. The Dos Hermanos was anchored
close to the shore and not far away
from the constabulary barracks. The
noise of the fight was heard at the
l)r'1P'l3 "! officers "! ' i '"
vessel. They succeeded In boarding
mutineers, several of whom were shot
and killed. The others, numbering 14,
were arrested, charged with mutiny
ft is supposed the plan of the mu
tineers was to kill all the officers, run
away with the steamer, take the fltv
outi which was aboard and then wreck
the ship and declare all wore, lost ex
W;ll Claim Crown Lands.
San Francisco, Oct. 13. Kx-Quecn
Llliucukalani will leave Honolulul
Nov. 11 for Washington, where it is
undei stood she will press her claim
for the crown lands. Her suite will
be the same as last year and she will
make stops at Salt Lake city, Chica
go and New York. What the ex
queen's attitude is toward the candi
dates for delegates to congress is un
certain. She has great influence with
the natives and if gives advice to vote
for Wilcox or Prince Cupid it wlu
practically mean the election of the
one she favors. Prince Cupid, who is
her favorite nephew, is the Republi
Indian Uprising Feared.
Phoenix. Ariz... Oct., II. Notwith
standing dispatches from Washington
that the Indian bureau lias 00 fear Of
an Apache uprising at McDowell, ::.".
miles from here, the alarm of the let
tiers bus not decreased. A tour of this
settlement has been made and afflda
vits of i (tiers taken relative to thiev
ery of the Indians and threats they
have made. There are 300 of tin in
and tiny are camped on lands that
could not be farmed. Their only re
source is making baskets to sefl.
When refused loans of money or food,
which the settlers cannot afford to
furnish, they make threats of violence.
CADAVERS IN STREETS;
Startling Discovery Made In the Grave
CORPSES WERE FULLY RECOGNIZED.
Bodies Hail Been Stolen From Nearby
Cemeteries Seventeen l'cr-
buiih Are Now liulcr
LEHMAN 18 AEEESTED.
Another Member of St. Louis Council
Gathered In hy l'olu-e.
St. Louis, Oct. 13. Delegate Julius
Lehmann, convicted of perjury and
resting under an indictment for brib
ery, who has been a fugitive from jus
tice for several weeks, has been cap
tured by a deputy sheriff at his home.
The capture was made just as Leh
man was entering his house.
It was stated Saturday that Leh
man intended to surrender, as his
case comes up on appeal. He is seek
ing to secure a reversal of the verdict
of the jury that convicted him of per
jury May 17 last in connection with
the lighting bribery deal and the
birthday party at which $4J,000 is said
to have been distributed among mem
bers of the house of delegates' com
bine. Lehmann was sentenced to two
years in the penitentiary.
Fighting In Haiti.
Cape Haitaen Haiti, Oct. 13. Gen
eral Deschampa, the former governor
of Porto Plata, Santa Domingo, has
taken up arms against the provisional
government of Santo Domingo and
uprisings have occurred at many
places . The Artlbonite (revolution
ary) army won a brilliant victory Sat
urday at Mont Ruise, and the provis
ional government's gunboat Nouvelle
Voldodrogue, was sank by the fort at
St. Marc. In the land fight, the
troops of the provisional government
lost 115 men killed, one field gun, a
rapid Are gun and many new rifles. It
Is reported that the gunboat's crew
was drowned. The United States
cruiser Cincinnati has left for St.
Wanted In Ohio.
Los Angeles. Cal.. Oct. IS. When
detectives took Into custody William
Ell' r. with many aliases, accused of
robbing small poitofflCM la various
parti of southern Californlo, they
made a big catch. The gang is one
known to the police throughout the
United States. There is a Standing re
ward of $800 for the return of all the
mombeis tO Toledo, Ohio, some ol
whom are wanted in Virginia, and
others in New England. The alleged
leader of the gang. Joseph Rapley,
alias "Topi ka .Foe." made his OSOSp
at the time the others were arrested.
Received Light Sentence.
Minneapolis. Oct. 13. -Hilly Ed
wards and Cheerful Charlie Howard.
the "big mitt" men whose testimony
revealed the methods of "graft" used
by the police department under the
Ames administration, were sentenced
to 10 days in jail. They have been in
jail since last March. The county at
torney and former assistant county at
torney made pleas for the men. urg
ing thttir services to the public in
turning state's evidence am! declaring
that certain business men had prom
ised them employment. The light
sentence was the result.
To TaD the Cable.
San Francisco, Oct. 13. It is now
proposed to run a line of cable from
Honolulu to Fanning Island by a
working agreement between the lirit
Uh government and the Pacific Cable
company. Such a connection would be
of benefit to each line in case of an
accident disabling either. The pro
posal for this was made in the house
of commons in the New Zealand par
llament. The cost of the line from
Honolulu to Fanning island Is esti
mated at $1,000,000.
Pottsville, Pa., Oct. 13. As the re
sult of last weeks mining at the
Brookside colliery, 35 gondolas con
taining over 800 tons have been ship
ped to market. Other companies also
made a small shipment. All are op
erated by the Philadelphia and Read
ing company. None of the troops have
been stationed at any of these points.
Indianapolis, Oct. 13. Four dead
bodies were found tied in sacks m
Georgia street and in the rear Of the
Central College of Physicians and
Surgeons. The bodies were identified
as those of Mrs. Johanna Stilz, stolen
from the Ebenezer cemetery; Miss
Glendore Gates, stolen from Ander
son cemetery; Wallace Johnson, stol
en from Ebenezer cemetery, and Mrs
Catherine Doehring. stolen from the
German Catholic cemetery. All these
cemeteries are near the city line.
About 6 o'clock in the morning bi
cycle patrolmen were sent to Meridian
and Georgia streets on a telephone
message that there were bodies there.
When the police arrived, they were
directed to a dry goods box on the
sidewalk in Georgia Street opposite a
wholesale dry goods Store. On the
top of the box. in a sitting posture
was a body tied in a sack. The form
could plainly lie seen. It was identi
fled as that Of Mrs. BtllS. The patrol
men looked in the DOS and found an
Other body also tied in a sack. The
city dispensary ambulance was called
to the place and the bodies ware sen!
to the morgue.
A young man. who telephoned I '
the iiolice. was still there and he told
the police that he was on his way to
work, while passing the rear end of
the Central College of Physicians and
Surgeons, he said he noticed two
sacks filled with something lying near
the rear door of the college. When
he walked into Qeorgia street and
saw the body sitting on the dry box.
he realized that the sacks in the rear
of the college probably contained
Officers hurried to the Central col
lege building and took charge Of the
bodies lying in the alley. Bach one
was tied securely in it sack. When the
sacks ware cut open, it was found
that they contained the bodies of .viss
Gates and Wallace Johnson. Tiie
finding of the bodies is thought to be
due to the efforts of detectives, who
for several days have been talking
with physicians not connected with
any of the colleges to use their Influ
ence in having the stolen bodies re
turned to the relatives.
Seventeen persons are now under
arrest for grave robbing. This list
includes nine oegroes, three white
doctors, one colored undertaker, a
proprietor of a cemetery, two night
watchmen at a cemetery ami a night
It is supposed at least 100 graves
have been despoiled within the last
three months. Urdus Cantrill. COlOl
ed. is the confessed leader of the
gang. Judge Alfoi'd. in his Instruc
tions to the grand jury, told then to
go to the bottom of the outrage and
punish every man for his part in it.
regardless of his pron
Biq Lift For Miners.
Portland, or. Oct. 18, Twenty-nine
presidents and "l representatives of
presidents of local linl 'tis at a Bit
ing held here decide! by a unanimous
vote to support the cause of tne Penn
sylvania coal miners. The unions
will lie required to contribute to the
fund at least one day's pay for each
member. By this m ana, it is ex
; d 'hat 20.000 will be rail i and
forwarded to Mr. Mitchell as the do
nation of the local organizations, A
committee composed of pres'denl was
appointed to solicit sub.se ,i tions from
New York, Oct. 13. Charles G.
Dale, cashier of the New fork coun
ty National bank, was found dead in
his home in Waft New Brighton, hav
ing shot himself during the night.
Dale had been cashier of the bank
for two years He was about 40 years
of age and leaves a wife and daughter.
At the bank It was said an investiga
tion of his accounts is in progress.
It was announced at the bank that
Dale's accounts were correct and no
cause for his suicide is known.
Ottumawa, la.. Oct. 13. Only the
non-appearance of his wife, daughter
and her husband, prevented Thomas
Doherty, from exterminating his en
tire family, while in a drunken ragv
He waited at his residence to pick
them off with a gun. When they ap
peared he opened fire. The shots
went wild, and having but one bullet
left, he fatally shot himself through