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urn ww V Twenty-Eighth Year. JOHNSON CITY, TENNESSEE, THURSDAY, MARCH 16, I9II. Whole Number 1393 FAMOUS DETECTIVE PiNKERTON TALKS OF - LOGAN'S ARREST 01 ANNUAL INSPECTION The World-Famous Sleuth, Whose Name is a Holy Terror to Criminals Talks on Cases Chattanooga, March 10. The world-famous detective, Wra. A. Pinerton, chief of the National Pinkerton Detective Agency, whose name is a terror to bank and train robbers, was here a few days ago in the interest of the Pinkerton Bank and Bakers' Pro tective Association, of which he is the head. The association numbers over 3,000 bankers throughout the United States and is still growing. "Every bank in Chattanooga is a member of the association," said Mr, Pinker ton. "For a great number of years we were members of the American Bunkers' Association," said the chief, " but a short time ago we pulled out and have since been running this association ourselves." " Do you know," said the great detective, "that not a bank that is a member of the Pinkervon De tective Association has been rob bed or attempted to be robbed by burglars. I guess they are afraid of us because they know that we have the most complete informa tion and picture gallery of thieves in the world and with these pic tures and information we are able to run down all the noted crooks." "You know, as a general rule, bank robbers always walk around in and out of a bank in the day time, before robbing it at night. In a place somewhere in the bank is posted the sign, "This bank is protected by the Pinkerton Bank and Bankers' Protective Associa tion." This sign probably saves a lot of banks from robbery or at tempted robbery. We are also employed by Jewelers' Protective Association, which protects the jeweler and jeweler drummer from robbery. We have had charge of this agency for over thirty years. "Yes," said the detective, "I am a son of Allan Pinkerton, probably tho greatest and certain ly the most famous detective in the world. When he died my brother, Robert A., and I took charge of the business, but since Robert's death his son Allan and I have been running it. We have twenty-seven different offices throughout the United States and employ about 20,000 men. I am going to Gainesville, Ga., where the local officers have un der arrest old Bill Miner, perhaps the most notorious bank and stage robber in the world. Some time ago a bank was robbed in .Gainesville, and the local posse captured three men. The pictures were sent on to us and wc recog nized one of them as Bill Miner. Miner was serving a life sentence for holding up a stage and rob bing it of $35,000 in Canada, when he escaped by digging out of the penitentiary. Since then nothing has been heard of him. I am of the opinion that the two men arrested with him are the two that escaped from the Cana dian prison at the same time he did." " What was the most famous case you ever worked on?" the chief 4 MILITIH OFFICERS IF ' SOUTH MAKE OFFERS Washington, March 11 large number of officers of the national guard in the sonthem st:ites have p plied to be allowed to participate in the maneuvers of the regular troops in Texas. The war department officials will not make public the names of the new applicants but say that propor tionally they have more applications from the south than from any other section. As accommodations are very small only a limited number of nation al guardsmen can be furnished with quarters now. Later when additional quarters are provided other officers will be rceoguized in their turn' Ex penses will be paid by the United Stales governmeut out of mditia funds President Harrington, Peoria. The word of a prominent and respected business man should be listened to. F. M. Harrington, president of the Harrington Manufacturing Co., Peoria, III., writes that he was for years a constant sufferer from in digestion and constipation, which nothing seemed to relieve, and he had almost given up hope when h began to take Dr. Cald well s Syrup repsin, ana macie a new man of him. It is absolutely guaranteed to do what is claimed, and if you want to try it before buying, send your address for a free sample bottle to Pepsin Syrup Co., 119 Caldwell BUie.. Monticello, III. It is sold by all dealers at 50c and $1 a bottle. Truth's Great Power. He who has the truth In his heart need never fear the want of persua sion on bit; tongue. Ruskir was asked. " Well," he replied, " I guess the old Molly McGuire case. You know the Molly McGuire society was formed in one of the dark coal regions of Pennsylvania and proba bly perpetrated more outrages on the community than any other band of murderers and thieves in the world- We worked on this case and when we had finished twenty seven people were hanged and nine ty sent to the penitentiary. This absolutely determinated the gang. Another case of ours that attracted world-wide fame was the recovery of the Gainsborough portrait of the Duchess of Devonshire. We recov- .... r ered tnis portrait twenty-nve years after it had been stolen. " You will remember," said Mr. Pinkerton, this picture was cut from the frame. We recovered the picture in Chicago, it had been stolen by a gang headed by Adam Worth. After we recovered the picture and returned it to its owners, it was bought for $225,000 by J. Pierpont Morgan. " Another one of our famous cases in which James McParlan made the arrest, was that of Harry Orchard, the man who killed Gov ernor Steunenberg, of Idaho. This murder was the sole result of labor organization, pure and simple," said Mr. Pinkerton. " A case of later date we worked on was the TJr. Crippen case. We furnished all the" evidence from this side on that case and received a let ter from the London police, which stated that but for the evidence and witnesses we sent forward they nev er would have been able to convict Dr. Crippen." " By the way," said Mr. Pinker ston, " do you remember the Harvey Logan case, where a Montana train was robbed of $60,000 of unsigned bills and later Logan was captured by the Nashville police but got away from them in an ice wagon and was later arrested in Knoxville and got out of there by some sort of way. It always looked sort of shady to me the way Logan got away from the Knoxville authorities. " Well, we Jreceived word not long ago that Logan and two of his pals, Harry Longbough, alias " Sun Dance Jim." and "Butch Cassity" were in the Argentine Republic. The three have committed so many depredations down there that the Argentine government has asked Uncle Sam to come to their rescue." Mr. Pinkerton said that there was alwa5'S a cloud of mystery thrown about the life of . a detective but there was no use in it, that they were just plain, ordinary business men. Mr. Pinkerton travels from coast to coast and is just on one of his annual inspection tours. MEXICO CI KEEP PEACE WILL RESENT INTERVENTION Mr. Taft's Explanation That Mob ilization Is For the Purpose of Preventing Filbustering Washington, March 11. Mexico will resent intervention by the United States or any other country for tne pur pose of protecting the lives and prop erty of their citizens resident in Mexi co. In a statement today Senor de La Barm, Mexiean ambassador to the United States, declared that Mexico believes herself fully competent to pro tect all interests in that country, not only her own, but those of foreigners. The statement made by the ambas sador follows: 'The cenditions in Mexico are nor mal with the exception of a small por tion of the state of Chilhauhau, where a little body of seditious men are car rying on a guerrilla warfare that I hope will be ended in the near future. "The Mexican government is fully strong enough to protect properties and lives of'its own countrymen and those from foreign countries and to maintain peace. . "The best element of Mexican citi zenship are in favor of maintaining peace and order and that explains why the seditious movement has been re duced to the guerrilla warfare in the northern section of Chilhauhau. Re ports published about the growth of the seditious movement have been ex agerated. "The constitution of Mexico prohib its the government officials, whoever they may be, to permit foreign troops entering Mexican territory without tho consent of the senate. My govern ment, patriotic and strong,' never has and never will entei tain such an idea or thought with respect to the United States because the relations between the two countries arc very sincere and frank and the policies of the two gov ernments are founded in the sentiment of siucere friendship and of respect for justice." ' EFFECTS 10 TENNESSI Federal Bill Courts L. Consolidating Two Fffects David Snodgrass Washington, March 10 David L. Snodgrass, clerk of the United States circuit court for the Eastern district of Tennessee, and Dan F. Klliotte, clerk of the United States ciicuit court for the Western district of Tennessee, have legislated out of life positions by a bill which passed congress during the clos ing days of the session. The depart ment of jnstice has just received cop ies of the bill as it passed and the mat ter is being gone over to see what change it makes. The practical effect of the law is to abolish abolish ail United States cir cuit courts. Thejudges are not remov ed but remain as judges of the district courts, the district courts being invest ed with all the powers the circuit court had before. But with the abolishing of the courts the offices of the clerks ill also be abolished, except where sa t the casein (he Middle district of Tennessee the clerk of the district C'.iurt has also been the clerk of the cir cuit court and in that case he will not be removed. The law becomes effect ive Jan. I, 1012. JEALOUSY OF BAILEY - MAY DEFEAT HIM. Columbia, S. C, March 1L Senator Tillman said today the democratic leadership in the sen ate ought to be conferred on Sen ator Bailey, for whose ability he had considerable admiration, but there is. as he expresses it, a cot 1 rie in the upper house which is jealous of the Texan, and it is not likely that the honor will go to bim. GEO. L GARTER MADE GOVERNOR OF CONGRESS Atlanta, March n.-rThe Ten nessee members of the board of gov ernors of the southern commercial congress tor the ensuing year are Leland Hume, . of Nashville, and George L. Carter, of Johnson City. The chief officers elected are : President Senator D. U. Fletch er, of Florida. First vice-president John M Parker, of Louisiana. Second vice-president General Julian B. Carr, of North Carolina. Managing director G. Grosvenor Dawe, of Washington. Secretary E. L. Quarles, of Washington. E AT CAMP IN SAN ANTONIO MARCH IN AND PITCH TENT Signal Corp Will Construct Com plete Telephone System Throughout Camp San Antonio, March 11. The boom of thirteen guns today an nounced the arrival of Major General VV, H. Carter. The gen eral, who was accompanied by a numerous staff, proceeded imme diately to the camp and assumed command of the maneuvers divi sion. Gen, Carter was welcomed by Gen. Duncan, commander of the department of Texas, and the two inspected the camp. Gen. Carter congratulated the department on the arrangements made. While the visit was being made the Eleventh cavalry detrained and marched in. Their horses followed. They pitched their tents half a mile from the Seven teenth infantry. Company D Signal Corps is camped near the hangars. Their first work will be the construction of a telephone system throughout the camp and connection vith the barracks. Col. D.'E'. McCarthy, quarter master of the department of Mis souri, has been placed in charge of the railroad yards. By a clev er arrangement he is able-to keep the yards cleared up as fast as freight is discharged. BASEBALL PARK TSATI 0 The committee that is looking out for a baseball park for the coming season has recently exam ined the grounds at the Soldiers' Home, but was somewhat disap pointed at the present condition of the outfield. Considerable work will have to be done to put it in order before the ground can be used. HYDER BARR'S BROTHER IS SIGNED BY BRISTOL Bristol, March II. C H. Barr, brother of Hyder Barr, is the first Bristol boy to be signed fcr a place on the Bristol club of the Southeast ern league and be will be given a try-out as soon as practice begins. He expects to make good. His brother, Hyder Barr, is on the New Orleans team of the Southern league and is one of the best ball players in the country. Young Barr is hope ful of making a bill star. GENERAL GARTER IS TIER CIPH FOR PLACES II ROUSE WALLACE BASSFORD IS SPEAKER'S SECRETARY Ex-Representative Trimble, of Kentucky, Probably Will be Clerk of House Washington, March 11. "Who's who ? '' in the next organization of the house is being gradually framed in the interim between the passing of the Sixty-first congress and the convening of the extra session of the Sixty-second with the democrats in control. Speaker-elect Champ Clark has been all but formally named speaker, and his present private secretary, Wallace D. Bass ford, of Missouri, formerly a news paper man and for years associated with Mr. Clark, will be the secre tary to the speaker, succeeding L. White Busbey, a former Chicago newspaper correspondent. An active campaign has been waged" by candidates for office in the new house staff and their friends. This is the net result as to the more important patronage plums. Clerk of the house, at $6,500 per annum; former Representative South Trimble, of Kentucky, virtually as sured. Sergeant-at-arms, $6.soo: candi dates. Former Representatives Wil liam H, Ryan, of Buffalo, N. Y., urged by the Tammany oraniza tion; Stockes Jackson, of Indiana, chairman ot the democratic state committee, backed by the Indiana and other delegations to congress; Clyde fi. lavenner, a newspaper correspondent of this city, who may effect a combination with one of the other two candidates and may be placated 'with the office of cashier of the serjeant-at-arms' office at $3.000. Doorkeeper, $5,000; Joseph H. Sinnott, a veteran attache of the house, has many pledges and no op position. Parliamentarian and clerk at the speaker's desk, $3,000, with an ad ditional $1,000 for compiling an an nual digest of procedents; Judge Charles R. Crisp, of Americus, Ga., already directed to report to the speaker-elect, a son of the late Charles F, Crisp, once democratic peaker of the house; succeeds Asher C. Hinds, of Maine, elected a representative in congress. Journal clerk, $4,000; William C. Hughes, of Montgomery City, Mo., son ot tormer Mate Circuit Judge E. M. Hughes, already selected by Speaker Clark, who will formally appoint him April 4, Reading clerk, two places, $4,000 each; Clyde B. Price, of Alabama; backed by the Alabama and Tennes see delegations and other members; numerous other candidates. Postmaster, $4,ooo; former Rep resentative Robert Gordon, Ohio; Robert Brenner, New Jersey; for mer Postmaster Dunlop, Augusta, Ga., and other candidates from. South Carolina, Alabama, Ohio and Georgia. There is also a host of applicants for other offices at the disposal of the house. MRS. HARWMAN'S TAX TO BUILD UTAH CAPITOL Salt Lake City.Utah March 11. Of the $790,000 fnheritance tax paid to Utah by the Harriman estate, $750,000 will be appropriated by the legislature for a state capitol building. " The decision was reached at a re-' publican caucus yesterday. FAMILIES OF, EIGHT AS ASITIOOTE FOR DIH Washington, March 11. "In Amer ica today it is positively hardly re spectable for a woman to have chil dren. Our divo rce courts will be fill ed, our married women will be advo cating trial marriage " and finally no mai riage ceremony at all until we go back to a large family." This is the answer of Mrs. IJelva Lockwood, Washington's veteran wo man lawyer, to the plan advocated by Mrs. Harriet Holt Dey, of New Xork, for seven-year marriage lenses. "Familes of eight would be the most effective antidote we conld administer to the divorce evil. Modem society women do more to disrupt the Amer ican home than any other factor of modern life. No woman ought to be permitted to marry who intends to re fuse to rear a family. The idea of a marriage lease is idiotic." A Wood Beginning. Everything in later life depends upon how we negm it. You can not he successful in life if you haven't good health. To insure good health in later life it ia necessary to start right. Many of life's serious ills are caused ly constipation, indigestion and liv er trouble. The best way to cure them in old or young is, by the use of Dr. Caldwell's ay nip repsin. H is absolutely guaranteed to do what is claimed, and if you want to try it before buying, send your address for a free sample bottle to Pepsin Syrup Co., 119 Caldwell Rldg., Monticello, 111. It is sold by all druggists at 50c and $1 a bottle. E. S. MILLER APPOINTED ON MASONIC COMMITTEE Nashville, March 11. Grandmaster Rison, of the Masonic Grand lodge, has named the chairman of the follow ing committees to act during the civ suing twelve months. 10. 8. Miller, Johnson City, accounts, W. It. Turner, Knoxxille, appeals and grievances. . 83'5ZZM Henry A. Chambert, Chattanooga, correspondence. - Joseph T. Howell, Nashville, ways and means. Clark Looney, Paris, returns. Ham Jack, Whites burg, endowment. J I. W. Buttorlf, Nashville, board of control, masonic home. All past grandmasters are niamhers of the jurisprudence committee. MRS. LOUISE. WARLICK DIED FRIDAY NIGHT Mrs. Louise Warlick, mother of Dr. N. N. Warlick, of Jonesboro, died Friday night at 7 o'clock at her home in Horse Shoe, N. C. She was 70 years old. The funeral will be conducted this morning at II o'clock. BIG SURE I EARTH ' ON PANAMA CANAL Colon, March 11. Inhere was a big slide of earth at the north end of the Gatum lock of the Panama ca nal last night. The mass buried a steam shovel and caught a gang of workmen, killing two Spaniards and an Italian and injuring several oth ers. KITTY'S OPTIMISM. Miss Kitty Cheatham, the society reader, who is popular with the smart set here and in New York, has several attractive ditties, the most popular of which runs: Some prays fo' de rain and some fo' de wedder, And some fo' both togeddei; But I's gwineto pray fo' de sun in my heart And nebber mind de wedder. Boston Record. MRS. ROOSEVELT GOING TO VISIT YOUNG THEO. Chicago, March 11. Mrs. The odore Roosevelt, her daughter, Miss Ethel, and her secretary, Miss Lannon, passed through Chicago late today, en route for California, where they will visit Theodore Roosevelt, ir. The party stopped off for several hours, which were spent in shop ping and driving through the parks. They left over the Gold en State Limited, at 8.15 p. m., for California. ' LAWYERS, ATTENTION. I will sell at a bargain thirty four volumes Cyc and twenty-four volumes L. R. A. new series. Address, Ernest R. Cochran, Knoxville, Tenn. 289tf W NOT GET JOB WILSON RETURNING REPORTED WILL REUS No Indication in Washington of of Change in the Mexican Ambassadorship Washing-ton, March 11. As United States Ambassador Wilson has been directed to return to his, post in Mexico, -;nd is believed to be carrying- important messages from President Taft to President Diax, .this would seem to dispose of the rumor, for the time being at least, sent out from Tennessee points several weeks ago that as Mr. Wilson was coming" home Le would be succeeded as ambassador by Newell Sanders, of , Chatta nooga. Mr. Wilson's friends here assert confidently that he will remain at his post, and has the administra tion's assurances to that effect, and that if Mr. Sanders or any other Tennessee republican is being- earnestly considered for a diplomatic position he will have to look elsewhere than Mexico for an opening". POSTOFFICE CHANGES ARE ANNOUNCED Announcement was made here yes 'terday of several postollice changes in the First District, it is stated that Dr. A. J. Roller has been appointed postmaster at Uristol, succeeding Jno. M. Fain, actiug postmaster. James 8. Iiyrd succeeds Frank JSritton at Jones boro and E. E, Hathaway takes the place of Crawford Alexander at Eliza beth ton. The two latter were remov ed, it is stated, upon charges of perni cious activity or irregularities in office. They are uocess appointments at the instance of Congressman Hells and will be sent to the senate for confirma tion when it reconvenes- COLLECTOR LEACH IS REMOVED FROM OFFICE Washington, March 11. Charles V. Leach, collector of customs at Cleve land; Joseph T. Ball, his spcoial dep uty; Miss Holla New, a clerk, and Wil liam F. Corns, an engineer in Leach's cilice, were all notified of their remov al from office today. Leach being a presidential apppintee, was removed by order of President Taft. The other were dismissed by the treasury depart ment. The discharge of the four fol lows a long investigation of the ad ministration of Leach's office by a spe cial committee of the customs office. The committee reported having found instances where importers had paid mouey for favor arid reported other irregularities of administration and misconduct in office, NASHVILLE NEWSPAPER MAN MAY BE SECRETARY Chattanooga, March 11. Rumor has it, and it comes from a reliable politic al source, that Marshall M. Morgan, city editor of the Nashville Banner, will get the appointment as private secretary to Benctor Luke Lea. Those who know Mr. Morgan know that Senator Lea could make no abler ap pointment than this young newspaper man. Mr. Morgan is thoroughly post ed as to the political situation in Ten nessee and would be a valuable asset to the newly elected senator. -Mr. Morgan is widely connected through out the south, being a nephew of the late Senator Morgan, of Alabama. He is also a nephew of state supreme jus tice M. I M. Neil. There are several other applicants for the position under Senator Lea, but it is rumored in polit ical circles that Mr. Morgan will be the secretary. . W. S. Crumley has retnrned from Roanoke, Va.