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VOLUME XVIII NUMBER 179.
Secretary Ballinger Ad
dresses the Minnesota
OUTLINES GOVERNMENT'S DUTY
Says States Have the Great-
Speech has the 0. K. of the
U1n)(SccnMnry of tlio Inlcrlor. Dot-lares
ho is mi Anient Conserva
tionist, but not one of the. Radicals.
Declares tlio Gotcj-iimcnt Must not
Tioto Sight or tlio Fact Tlias Soino
Sections or tlio Country Must Iw
Dox eloped nt tlio Cost In Soino
Cases of Conservation.
By United Presi Who.
St. Paul, March 1C. In an nddrcsi
today beforo tlio Minnesota Stato
Conservation Convention, Secretary
of tho Interior Balllngcr gave Ills In
terpretation of tho national obliga
tions regarding tho public domuln
and Its disposition. The speech, ac
cording to reports from Washington,
had had tho personal O. K. of Presi
Tho greater portion of tho burden
Qf conserving tho natural resources
of tlie country was laid by Socrctury
Balllngcr at the doors of tlio States.
"Thero has been mid Is," ho said, "a
grossly oxngcriited notion, among
somo people as to what tho general
government can do In conserving thu
natural resources that llo In thq do
potlts of minerals, and aro contained
In tho soils nnd streams. For the
most part they liavo passod Into prl
vato owncrhlp and aro under tho mu
nicipal jurisdiction of tho states.
"Any national conservation policy
must be predicted on tho policy af
fecting tho public domain, &lnco for
tho most part, tho states aro sovor
1 clgn -within their own sphorcs of Jur
la"dlctloft.',w,Thorcfofe, r-tcllove a
greater obligation rests upon tlio stato
than upon tho National Government
to Iimugurato laws to prevent waste
lr. the utilization of natural re
sources." Referring to tho duty of tho Na
tional Government ho first regarded It
iW'Cssentlnl that tho public domain bo
studied and surveyed and an "ade
quate and sclentlllo classification of
the remainder of tho public hinds'' bo
mado. Ho scored tlio "Idealistic con
servationists" heavily for tackling the
proposition "without a sound knowl
edge of conditions."
"I grant you that such peoplo arc,"
said the Secretary, "fpr tho most part,
sincere, but their very sincerity glvca
tlvem such a vigor of Imagination and
prediction that It Is ortou tlmo hard to
combat tholr vagaries except through
practical demonstration." Thon to
glyo hom their due, ho said, ''They
have this virtue, that they do not let
l.a forget that extremes oftoij provo
fruitful of sound rouson to thoso who
may bo over-optimistic."
Of his own stand In tho matter,
Secretary Balllngcr salil, "I am as
at dent an advocuto of wlso conserva
tion as the most radical, but It must
bo wlso conservation to appeal to me.
It must Imply ns full and frco a do
voloj.mont of our national resources
iia Is consistent with our civilization
and oui needs. It may moan tho
reservation from uso for limited per
lodH of certain of our deposits of coal,
of mluoral oils and gas, of phosphate,
cr or timber to protect against tjio
Inordlnato greed of men wlu wish to
exploit tho prcsont with no regard Tor
tho futuro or tho general welfare, and
when this becomes necessary It Is a
national duty to maUo such reserva
tions out of tlio miblic domain.
"nut wo must not forgot that wo
arc net through with tho i.ollcy of
dovoloppient, of building up now
communities and settlements, even In
far off "Alaska. Wo havo not reached
that period where wo can say tho ro
maludor of our public lands shull bo
auctioned off to tho highest bidder to
Increase tlio ruvonucs of the National
"Congress Is now struggling with
the problems rotating to water power,
and other measures deslgnod-to retain
tn tho government tho power of con
ttol and supervision."
Dlsousdlng Alaskan matters ho con
tinued: "Tho known coal areas in
rubllc ownership, whom not apprals
cd at their inarkot aluo, 'aro with
drawn froln entry awaiting classifi
cation and appraisement, and all tlio
"unentered or unlocated coal lands In
Alaska aro standing under un nbHo
lulo withdrawal act of 190G, and not
a patont has over been Issued to an
aero of coal land In Alaska, In fact,
nearly all tho coal lands that havo
boon patontod havo boon obtained not
ns coal lands but under tho guise of
soino other form of ontry, us agricul
tural, timber or stone, ito. N" man,
or sot of mon, can comply with tho
present laws und Unanco a mno on
tho public domain on 640 ucres of
land except undor extromoly fuvor
ablo conditions, Tho absurdity of, tho
law httB, in Itself, invited fraud and
Indirect methods of evading Its pro
visions. "It In likewise Impractical to se
cure ohop gas lands or phosphato
lands, under tho general mineral laws,
and In all 'these cases vnero Is no pow
er of control or ability In the Depart
ment to provost monopoly In tho salo
March 16 Leaves Washing
March 17, Chicago
cs Bona of Erin.
March 18, llochestcr Drlcf
March 10 and 20, Albany
Quest of Governor Hughes.
March 21, Now Haven,
Conn. Meeting Yalo corpora
tion; Providence II. I., bnncjuot
New England Manufacturers'
March 22, Now York City
Look over political situation;
attend banquet American Peaco
and Arbitration league; visit
March 23 Back at desk In
White House. Distance trav
eled, 2,500 miles.
of tho deposits when lltlo Is once se
cured tbercto. Awaiting remedial
legislation from Congress, all known
areas of public lands containing thoso
doposlts aro under temporary with
drawals from prlvato entry, and It Is
noped that Congress will furnish tbo
interior Department with tho neces
sary mauniucry to surety and prop
erly guard ttho public Interest In their
St. Paul, Mlnn.f March 1G. "Tho
vholo thing Is purely nnd simply a
gigantic conspiracy. tho object of
which is to ruin mo 'politically, and,
through me, to strike a blow nt Pres
ident Taft, and hl8 administration."
This Is tho statement made by Sec
retary of tho Interior Balllngcr In
nn Interview wltli a United Press
representative today. Balllngcr ar
rived hero today and this afternoon
delivered nn address beforo tho Min
nesota Conservation congress. Ho al
so crltlclsd the "Insignificant move
ment" as a "species of hysteria."
' "Tho Inquiry is progressing slowly,
ell too slowly to suit me," ho said.
'I havo been dialing undoi tho do
lay because, when I get un opportun
ity to present tlio evidence In my be
half I assuro you I feel certain that
I shall bo vindicated, absolutely.
"Tins conspiracy against mo wns
krlched Inst year at Spokane, Wash
ington, my homo stato, at tho Wash
ington conservation congress, and In
this connection. I want to toll you
iicmthlng that Is really amusing. 1
drow up tho articles of tho Incorpo
ration of tho Washington conserva
tion association, was no of tho prime
movors In its organization. Then at
its very first meeting ef importance
was hatched nn ubomlnublo eonsplr-
Rogardlng tho "Insurgents," Bal
"Tbo Insurgent movement in tho
nepubllcun party Is merely an cbullltl-
cal, a species of hysteria, with a taint
of liypocrlcy as well, nnd 1b suro to
dwlndlo In lmportunco and extend ns
tho next national campaign approach-
'I do not think tho so-called 'spirit
of Insurgency' is obtaining much of
foothold in tho eastern states. In fact,
It Is my bollo'f that tlio feeling against
tlio Paync-Aldrich tariff law, which
was strongest In tho Middle West
and which gavo tho real Impetus to
to tho Insurgent movement, Is rnpldly
"Tho iKJOplo of this country never
had less occasion for complaint than
they havo right now. 13ut thero will
always bo criticism of tho carping
kind an' I havo had good reason to
know In tho last few months."
Bill Likely to Deadlock
By United Tress Wire.
AYluslilnston. March 1G. A dead
lock oxtondlng tho prcsont session of
congress "Into tho dog days," as Son
nlor llalloy expressod It, Is In prospect
over tho administration's rulltoud bl.ll
Tho Insurgents 'of tho senate liavo
Joined hands with tho Democrats In
determined effort to defeat tho meas
ure and tho administration senators,
realizing that every word spoken will
prolong tho long drawn out battle,
havo begun tholr light by a cnhipulgn
of silence. Not ovon Sonator Klklns,
chairman of tho committee -reporting
tho bill, presented any argumonts in
Its favor yesterday whon the debate
oponou, ns Is customary.
"When no sonator is ready to
speak," ho said fuitif.ly In reply to
taunts from Hulloy, Cummins and oth
crs, ' proposo to ask for a vo.to.
Whethor I want to spcuk is a matter
for mo to docldo. What I want Is tho
voles. , I want to expedite this bill
and somo times ono can accomplish
nioro by not talking,-'
So Klklns ft" 8itlllngly silent whllo
the Insurgent Republicans and Dom
cirots hurled brickbats at tho Dions'
ute. Halloy tlecarod tlio administra
tion wus trying Co railroad tho bill
through und 'that tho uttompt would
"Wo may be discussing this hill In
tho dog days," ho exclaimed. Sona
tor Cummins chief Insurgent, who
tnlkod most of tho afternoon, did not
n HANGKt) ltlMSUM1
Akron, O., March 10. John J.
Johnson, forty-llvo, committed suicide
by hanging Tuesday night. Ills, body
Iwws 'f,oundi Wednesday uusi(ondcU
from a cont rack In a closot.
Disappointment over tlio failure of
a patent on which, ho had worked
for two years Is thought to havo
prompted tho deed,
" L. ..tC
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And Wifp. fnnn
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American Bayonet no Long
er Shadows Nic
aragua. LAST CHAPTER 'IS WRITTEN
Secretary Knox Awaiting
President Madriz Will Probably Sub
scrlbo t6 tho Washington Pence
Conference In Order to KhtnlilMi
IIIuiMdr Firmly as u Constitut
ional 1'ivMdcut of tlio Country
Itonlution lias Cpllapeil.
By United Press Wlro.
Washington, March 1G. Tlio fore
boding shudow of tho American bay
onet no longer falls i Nicaragua.
Today tho Buffalo, with the marines
who havo boon onenmped on an Isl
nnd In tho bay of "nisoca for threo
months, call ford Panama, leaving
tho Dominion of Zolaya entirely free
of tho threat or American urmed
This I3 tho closing chanter of tho
story'of tho outing of Zoiaya by Sec
retary ivnox. It camo to rathor an
abrupt end by tho collnpao of tho
1 evolution under Kstrada and tho un
expected strength of Madriz, which,
icrhups, was nol exactly what tho
stato dopartment anticipated. Presi
dent Mudrjy. Is not yot In tho good
graces of tho Unltd States, hut ho Is
consiuoru inllnlloly bouor" than Zt
laya and lm, so far, shown a dis
position to observe Internutlonnl ob
ligations, Socrotary Knox Is waiting devel
opments In Nicaragua bo tore- defining
his attitude Tho ,ntlonco and tor
learanco of tho stato dopnrtmor.t,
which Is willing to wait until un op
l'ortuuo monjont to oxort an inllii
unco in tho way of peaco, Is in decld
od contrast to tho iletormlnntiou with
which It put an end to Zolaya'a 00.
Uvity. But It Is bolioved Socrotary
Knox will bo qulto ns dotoi mined ns
over that tho now government hhall
subscribe to tho peaco conventions of
tho Washington conference and It U
llkofy Dr. Madriz will do this If ho
establishes hlmsoir as tho constitu
tional president of tho country.
In tho meuntlnio, tho rainy sonnon
almost duo, Is oxpoctod to mako an
ond to tho prosont revolutionary dis
turbances, leaving tho now govern
ment to work out Its own plans.
PHOF, MORGAN DUCS,
Newport Ri I. March lH-Professor
Morris Hickoy Morgan, PH D, LL D,
of Harvard university, nnd honaoftfii'
Greek department for many years,
died at the' rcsldenco of Daniel XJ.
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MARION, OHIO, WEDNESDAY,
Got Farttiest South,
fn VicJf Ampr.Vo
1'oarlng hero todajOU'iofcssor Morgan
wns stricken withicumonla somr.
pveeks ago and cn'me'ero to rest. Ho
wns regarded as ono of itho best Grcsk
students In tlio country. Ills homo was
In Cumbrldgo whero ho leaves a
ANGER THE SOLONS
By United Press Wlro.
Columbus, O., Marclf 16 Reluctant
members or tho house were forced to
go on record on tlio temperance ques
tion yesterday when the Howard bill,
which Is a dupllcato of tho Dean bill
except that It does not apply to mu
nicipalities smaller than cities, camo
up for second rending. Tho temperance
members wanted tho hill to go to the
temporaneo committee whllo tho li
quor men, -well represented In tho
lobby, wanted It rorerredto tho cities
Fifty-eight voles lined up Vor tho
tonipernnco committee and forty-two
for tho cities conunlttc.
Many members aro angry -with tho
liquor forces for bringing up a vote
when thero was no chance. Thoy
say It will kill them offnext fall be
cause their opponents wlth'out a tem
perance vote will hot tho full party
strength and In addition, either tho
wet or tho dry strength of tho other
This is the View Taken by a
J ormer JiaUway
By United Iress,Wlro.
Minneapolis. Mln-., .March 1G.
That a goneiiil htrlko of-railway men
U what is net ded to set this country
right, Is the opinion oxpressed todnv
iy a. 11. Ktuiuuy. rormof president
ef tho Chicago a rout Western railway.
Sl'cknoy. ulso referred "to 'Prusldont
Taft as having got nlmsoif Into a
Lad "situation. "
"Conditions aro tho samo as thoy
wore Just beforo tho Dobs strlko In
1S03," said Stlckiiey. "I think It
would bo fair to glvo 'the, rallwaj
employes an luereaso In?wngoB, In
view of tho high costvof itvng; hut
tho railroads, on tho other hand,
aro unablo to grant their demands
becaiiHO they cannot raise tho rates,
Stickiioy scorns to tioid?tho opinion
t hut sooner or later thoro will bo
11 general strike, uiidlliat.. this will
bring about tho solutldjf'or tho pres
ent high price of things. n0 blumcd
tie tariff for piescnt price.
Stlckuc) K"ld he wna -loath to ox
rrebs any personal Plnlgn, as to tho
prcsont administration v and Its atti
tude toward corporations apd trusts.
"Tho opinion semis ip'bo'lhat Mr.
Taft haa got hhnsolf Into sush a posh
tion that no nmtto what -ho does
ho Is not right," ho said,. ,,
"All tho uowspapors of the coun
try seoln to bo against him, Ha po
sition Is entirely dilferont from thut
Of Mr. Roosovolt, who Was "regarded
as doing the right thine whether It
was right or wrong. ,
nw ,.., 'TTrilr itli mm
MARCH 16, 1910
Wait for the Arrival in
Chicago of Knapp and
OFFICIALS LEAVE WASHINGtON
Fireman's President is
Has Little Hope of Adjust
Tli ItiillroadH, Hocer, Iteliotc
Tlicy Will ho Ablo to Make an
Agreement With the Men Which
Will Prcncut tlio I'lirty-lUo West
crn Honils iJclng Tied up hi otio or
the Greatest Tudiisirlal CunlllctH or
By United Press Wlro.
Washington, March 16 Cbnlrmai
Knapp of tho Interstate Commerco
commission, and Commissioner of La
bor Nclll, tho two medlntorn unrlni-
tlio Krdman act. loft hero todnv for
Chicago, to try to bring about an
agreement between tho locomotive
fireman und tho forty-nlno railroads
running west of Chicago.
Chlcugo. March IB The committee
representing tho Brotherhood of Loco
motlvo Firemen nnd Englnemcn nnd
forty-nlno western and southern rail
roads aro marking tlmo today, pend
ing tho arrival of Chairman Knapp of
tho Interstate Commerco commission
and Labor Commission Nelll, who will
mako an cffoit to brine: tho hvn hI.Iom
to a settlement of their differences and
avert a disastrous railroad Htrllto
Knapp nnd Nelll will reneh rhlen
Tho two government ofllelals nre
nctlng under tlio Erdman act, designed
to prevent disastrous labor controver
sies. Their first action will bo In th
naturo of mediation and falllntr in
that, both Sides Will lm iihUoiI tn nn.
ccpt straight arbitration, if this should
uo accepted, Knnpp and Nelll would
nppOInt two members of tho arbitra
tion board and these two wnniii nn.
point a third. Tho board would con
stitute a sort of court which wou'd
havo power to summon witnesses. Its
llnnl finding would bo binding on both
President Carter. of f,hn nrnmnn'.i
brotherhood, wns not vcrv nntltnlMtir-
today over tho Intervention of Knapp
and Nelll. Ho said tbo firemen could
not bco how a settlement could bo pf
fected, but wero willing to lot th
two commissioners try.
Tho railroads, on tho other hand,
announced thfr confidence that tho
ncccptanco of tho mediators mean full
settlement. O. L. Dlckeson, spokesman
for tho railroad managers' committee,
announced this belief today.
Tho concensus of opinion hero 'a
that whllo tho Intervention of Knapp
nnd Nelll may not mean a settlement.
It Is at least a long step In that dl
roctlou. Chicago, March 16. "ir Commis
sioners Knapp and Nelll hopo to avert
a btrlko of 27 000 members of tho
Brotherhood of Locomotlvo Firemen
nnd Kuglnemen employed on forty
nlno western railroads, thoy will riuvo
to act quickly when they reach Chl
Tills was nuido celnr this after
noon when President Carter of the
Brotherhood. In a statement In llin
I'nltcd Press, declared his organiza
tion would "not stand for anv dlllv
"It will bo pretty dlllloult tor tho
llrcmon to tell Messrs. Kiuinn and
Nolly to hurry thli-gs along, but wo
Will mako It clear to them liv nnr
actions that that is whut wo want,"
"Wo are simply sitting uvouud to
day waiting for tho mediators to ar"
nvc. Tho railroads aro probably
making hay whllo tho sun shines.
"Ono thing iH cortitin, when Knapp
and Nellly get hero wo will not stand
tor a lot of dllly dallying and glvo
tlio railroads a. chauco to bolster up
their tortlllcntlons. Our men on thu
load aro getting nervous und wo want
something dellnitu dono soon. They
mo wfriliir llH linnrlv In .in urinmtMnir
"Thn firemen nre limt nn finvlntiM iih
nnybody to avert a strlko, but wo
uon t proposo to give away our rights.
Wo will not conccdo a slnglo point
unless tho railroad.! do."
Carter was asked if ho could not
announce tho date when a strlko
ifiiitil 1,n onllnil ulinlllil nrlilf nillmi
fell, and bo was advised that It had
1,0011 reported that uoxt .Mommy hud
been decided on. "You can euchh ull
you want," ho said, "but wo liavo no
Intention or giving out the dato of
llin Htrtlrn Hlimild mm lin e.illed. Au
a matter of fact, ttu question when
to cull a Htilko should arbltiatlon fall,
has not neon decided on."
ABLE TO TRAVEL
By United rross Wlro.
Wfihhliicton. Mnri'li 1 il AllhniiL-li
a mouth ngo his physicians gave no
hope for him, Sonator Tollman is now
strong enough to stand a trip from
Washington to his homo lu Trenton,
South Carolina, au declares t hut after
a thorough rost ho will roturn to
hi'! duties In the senate,
Aflan lilu ciiflrln.i titttii.lr tt nnil,
Jill V ...M W..MMW,, u.iuv.. w. (utuijl-
sls, the doctors said thut oven if ho
rnnnvnrnrl. lift lunula nftinr rfinrnin hla
power of speech and has slight chance
of ever having tlio uso or his right
hand or leg. By sheer will tiower nnd
because of his rugged constitution
however, the sonator fought back to
lifts and comparative, hcnlth.
Tho senator leaves this afternoon
with is wlfo and daughter.
By United Press Wire.
Corbln, Ky., March 10. James
Cain, station agent tor tho Louisville
& Nashville, was shot und instantly
killed by William McCullom, Tuesday
night, while McGullom was shot and
mortally wounded lu turn by Leo
Reed, dying of tho wounds a few
hours later. Reed was arrested and
tnken to Jail at London.
Tho shooting Is aid to have been tho
Jesuit of un old quarrel, dating from
the tlmo when Cain, ns chief of police
of Corbln, arrested McCullom on a
bootlegging charge. McCullom Is de
clared to havo been Intoxicated and
to havo Rhot Pain with no Immediate
piovocatlon Reed, who wns standing
by. Is said to have attempted to save
('tin and fired on McCullom.
For Eighteen Hours Jurors
Wrestle with Slater
By United Vrevt Wlro.
Columbus, O.. March 16 The jury
In tbo Mark Slater case rminrted In
Judge Dillon nt noon today, after be
ing out eighteen hours, that thev had
fulled to arrive at n verdict. Thev
were excused to lunru In the ctistmiv
or a bailiff and will contlnuo their do
liberations this nft-rnoon.
Prosecuting Attorney Webber stated
at noon that trull on tho other indict
ments Slater would commence Mon
day. The trial of thn Inlni ituilr-imn,.
with Charles Whealen Is set for Fri
day hut will ho continued.
Throughout tho cntlro mornimr Hin
Jury mado no report to Judgo Dillon,
and ho had no means of ascertaining
tho points causing tho hold-up.
Jn tho long, wearv vlcli throncii th
night, Slater was the least restless of
me small group which lounged the
court-room. Ho sat in ono corner
smoking almost Incessantly, and did
noi asK 10 retire until fully 3 o'clock
Upon Mrs. Slater and tho two children
tho brunt "f tho toilsome watch rested.
Unltl midnight they stayed with tb
prisoner and then left only reluctantly.
10 THEIR IRK
State Wide Strike May be
Called Efforts to. Ar
By United Press Wlro.
Philadelphia. la., March 16. Tho
effort to satisfactorily end tho trolloy
striko apparently having failed
through refusal of oTflelals of tho
trolloyo comany to endorso Georgo H.
Uarlo's new arbitration suggestion,
preparations aro now well under way
for the threatened state-wido general
htrlke. Tho stato icderatlon or labor
chiefs sent out a call today to all stato
i.rlons to voto on tho strlkij question
at onco. If tho roturn Is satlfactory,
tho strlko will eomo early next week.
Tho trolloy company oillchilu report
ed today that they hud 1,300 cars In
operation und that everything was
quiet. Manurnclurci'H throughout tho
city report their old employes com
ing back to wotk, csneclully In tho
Whlla tho general strlko committee
Still Insists nlnnv men urn out 11 ltd will
slUk. careful InvcbtlkMtiou uhuws the
contrary to be the case.
THE NJRRIS BILL
Progressives are Determin
ed the Measures Shall
By United Press Wlro.
Columbus, O., March 1G. Tlio
progressives lu tho legislature aro do
tei mined that an employer' liability
bill shall bo passed at this session.
Tho attacks mado on tho Norrls bill
In tho house Ihla weok show thut
thero uro enough mombors of tho
lowor brunch fighting tho bill to muko
Its passago thero doubtful.
At a oonforenco attended by Spoak
er Moonoy, Representatives Lungdon,
Woods, Shoaklund, Norrls, Evans, of
Cuyahogu, Krvln and Judgo Winters,
tho last representing tho progresslvo
Domoorats, It was decided thut the
Norrls bill would bo nniuudcrl In some
Tlio employers' association objects
to tho provlson that would mako tho
employer liable tor damuges In ull
cases, whoro any defect iu equipment
shall result In accident.
The word "obvious" will bo Insert
ed in tills clauso so that thu bill will
null that 111 CUSOS of "obvlnnu ,ln.
feet" Ip qulpmont, U10 employees
shall ho ilablo.
Sonator Mathews, who has a hill
Similar to tho NnrrlR bill. 11'i.u fiillnil
Into theconferonco, Ho said Tuesday
right that bis employers' liability bill
bo ronorted nut nt thn nonntn inrll-
c'ary committee Wodnesday mornlnff.
PRICE TWO CENTS
Former Neighbors, Hiss Mrs.
Sayler as She Leaves
GIVES AWAY HER DEFENSE
Says Miller Killed "By" in
Husband Suddenly Because
Mrs. Miller,' tlio Wlfo or Her JIus
bund's Slajcr .Stands by Mrs. Sny
Icy and to Her Mrs. Sajlcr Tnlka
Freely or the Day or tho Tragedy.
Only To Veniremen Havo Boon
Accepted by Both Sides.
By United Press Wlro.
Watseka, Ills., March 16 Heartbrol: .
en at the hostility shown by former
neighbors nnd stung by their hisses as
sho left tho Jail under tho escort of.
tho sheriff, Mrs. Lucy Sayler, widoir
of Banker Sayler sobbed a bitter de
nial of tho charges against her today
to the wlfo of Dr. William R. Miller.
who Is Jointly accused with Mrs. Say
ler or having murdered tho latter's
In her appeal tor sympathy, the
woman prisoner, unmlndrui or listen
ers betrayed tlio wholo answer or tho
defendants to tho lndletmnii. (!,,. n
Miller "aided and nhpttH h nt..
Lucy Sayler und her father, John
uruiiden, did deliberately and will
fully murder John Byron Sayjor."
In the hosnltal cell of Mm t,,n .... '
Sayler, who is a wreck of her former
self, gavo this recital or tho tragedy:
"To begin with, Dr. Miller and I
nro accused of having murdered m
husband because our relations were
not proper. That la a wicked lie. Our
inonaship .was purely platonlc. Dr.
Miller, ns tho friend of my husband,
took me riding, hunting und fishing.
Sometimes Mr. Sayler and you (Mrs.
Miller) wont nlo'ng. " . " "
"My frlendshln for- VMor. Won.. -
Peoria was the sama as that for Dr.
Miller. Hn took mo to KnrnnA at fh.
:eiucsi 01 uy (sayler) and we stayed
soveral months. 'By' did not object bo.
cuuso thero wus no reuson."
Mrs. Sayler then told how Weast,
licr millionaire brothcr-ln-lnw, bought
her clothes, flno iiirnlshlngs and
Chlnaware, besides paying her daugh
ter Golda's tuition at a seminary. Had
it not been tor tho trouble, sho would
havo had a $5,000 touring car this
spring. Mrs. Sayler said.
" 'By' was a bankrupt but kept tho
fact a secret." Mrs. Saylor continued
"A short whllo botorc ho was killed
bo camo to mo to go to Mr. Weast
for $500. I got tho monoy for him. Ho
hnd no more reason to bo Jealous of
Dr. Miller than ho hnd to bo of other
mon who wero my frlonds. But ho bo-"
como insanely Jealous and attacked
Dr. Miller with a bateliot tho day Dr.
Miller killed him When ho passed mo
brandishing tbo weapon that day, I
fled from tho house. I saw him attack
Dr. Miller and after I ran out I heard
tlio shots that ended his llfn 'm,'
novcr objected to my associations with
ouier men until ho tried to kill Dr.
Miller. I know no Jury will over be-
IIOVO tllO aWflll lies Mint nrn linl'nr-
tnld about mo and Mr. Mill.- ,,.,
others In tho trial.
"I don't bcllevo thev think nt i...ni,.
Ing mo. A merciful God will not per
mit them to stranglo mo to death be
cause my husbnud In his unfounded
Jealousy forced another tin.,, 1,. 1,111
lihn In self-dcrense."
Mrs. Suylcr said sho knew thoy were
going to try to mako It appear sho
was heartless In lotting her husband
llo deud on tho rioor tor hours after
ho was shot. Sho admitted dressing
tho wound on Dr. Miller's arm and
making him a cup of coffeo but sho
udded: 'By' was dead. I could not
Mrs. Miller will stund by Mrs. Sayler
through tho trial.
With only two veniremen found ac
ceptable to both tlio prosecution nnd
dofenso so far, the work of selecting
a jury to hear the case was resumed
FIRE DIRECTED AT
THE LANGDON BILL
By Unuod Proos Wlro.
Columbus, O., Murch 16. Tho
Lungdon tux commission bill which
comes up as a special order this aft
ernoon will bo under a Uro of amend
ments, somo from Its frlenas, some1
from Its foes. Kvon Its friends are
not agreed. Somo bollevo with Ralph,
"o!e thut tho excise tux bill which
ho framed Is constitutional and thatt
tho graded tux on Interstate com
merco offered by Attornoy Qonoral
Donmnii Is no Improvement. Woods
nnd othors bollevo In loavlng this
feature of tho bill unchanged. Thero
lll be suvoral conferences boforo th
bill comes up,
yi:;cs shguiikd $a,ooo
Van Huron lid., Murch 6Burglur3
Tuosduy nlKht entered thn Vim Tinmn
bank, and by the use of oloctrlo drills
and dvmimlto succeeded In D-nlnlni
cntrunco to tho vault, securing about
$2,000 In cash. Evldontly tho mon wero
frightened awav lifter trntllnir 4hla
mbnoy as thoy failed to open tho in
nor vault where sovoral thousand dol
lars In currency wa stored.
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