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' -cl Interest . ilSOli SEflTEIlGE FOR 15. YATES WOMAN ACCEPTS 10 TO 20 YEARS' SENTENCE WITHOUT TRIAL. Daughter by Former Marriage, Ac eused With Mother, Sent to Rel-, atlvei In Kentucky Contem plated Insanity Plea. Union City. The case of Mrs. Hen jle Yates, self-confessed murderess of her two stepchildren near Troy, Tenn., Obion county," on July 5, 1913, was aubmitted Without trial in the circuit court here. The woajan was given an Indeterminate sentence of from 10 to 30 years in tho penitentiary. The case' of her daughter, Floy Fer ris, accused of I aiding and abetting her in the murder, was dismissed. The girl was sent to the home of her uncle, Nimrod Johnson, near Clinton, Xy., under the care of her mother's relatives who came here to servo as witnesses In what they supposed to be a lengthy trial. Mrs. Yates leaves for Nashville, attended by Sheriff Finch and Deputy Josh Adams, to be , gin her new life. It was alleged that Mrs. Yates car ried 'Jher three stepchildren berry hunt ing, and, inducing them to go in bath ing In a creek, seized two and held their heads under the ' water until toey drowned. The third stepchild, a little boy, escaped and gave the alarm. Counsel for Mrs. Yates at first contemplated -entering a' plea of in sanity. ,77' .,'.. . THE GAS3 PROSECUTION CLOSES. Knoxville Bank President Accused of Receiving Deposits irregularly. , KnoxvilIe.-.The state rested , la Its prosecution of the cases, against W. M. Gass, president of the defunct Knoxville Banking and Trust Company, on trial charged with receiving de posits when he had reason to know the bank was insolvent. The receiver, John W. Green, and the assistant cash ier, Charles H. Jarnlgan, were on the fflnit nrnnHnfillv nil ilav A fpntiirA the assistant cashier's description i.cciy"K5 er manipulated' published sasmem-5f the hank's condition were due to prtvent It being known what the overdrafts were. YOUNG WOMAN BURNS TO DEATH. Explosion of Kerosene Fatal to Mrs. W. T. Lay, Knoxville. Knoxville. Mrs. W. T. Lay, aged 22 years, was burned to death almost in stantly from an explosion of a can of kerosene. She was using the kero eene to make a quick fire, and while pouring it into the grate the flames leaped into the can, causing the ex plosion. She ran out. of the house screaming and thus fanned the flames, and she was, burned to death before aid could reafch her. Her body was al most burned to crisp. , Mrs. Lay was Miss Katherine Luck of Richmond, Va., and has a mother and many relatives there. Her husband Is a meat dealer. School Building Burni. .-Jaris. While school was. In session at. Crawford's School House, near Como, pasisersby discovered the roof In flames. The teacher "Walter Tay lor, and hl pupils, were at last ap- action a greater part of the furniture was saved, but the Building was en tirely destroyed by flames. The blaze la thought to have had its origin from iparks from the chimney falling upon jk mnf ' Tthera vsa ftfiOA (neurons.. orf the building; whic only partially , w,y, . ... N8rjocery Company Elects Officer. fesM.- The Tennessee-Alabama mpany has elected the fol- John M. Howard, pres- lepresldent; D. csurer: I BOW i the timf W I he TO flNA NCE 8HOP FOR BLIND, - . : ' - V. A. Fun Explains Need of Such an Institution. . -' Memphis . A plan lis on foot to finance a i mop for the blind In Mtyn phis so tha t that class of unfortunates who are deprived of the gift of sight and who Might otherwise become, but do not wanlt to be, objects of charity, may become self-supporting. At a meeting of vth executive board of the Associated Charities V. A. Furr, repre senting the! Association for he Pro motion of the Interests of the Blind, presented to the board the great need of such a shop here In Memphis. Mr. Furr Is onljr partially blind and has done more than any other person In Memphis perhaps for the blind. He said yesterday: "Standing as I do at the parting of the ways, between light and shadow, and being by education and associa tion perfectly familiar with the obsta cles which confront tne blind, and by years of reading of the possibilities which await is, and by a four years' practical object lesson of a few things which can be accomplished with blind labor, I feel and know that I can speak with authority; on the capacity of the blind as bread- winners .along certain lines of Industry. ' "Abovt the ionly difference that I have bien able to discover between skilled,' blind labor and skilled sight labor U that it requires about one-third to one-fourth more factory space for the blind, and even this difference may be overcome by the costof arti ficial light required by those who work by sight. .,.,! L "After having made this statement you will naturally ask ine, 'Have you made the Tennessee shop for the blind pay?'" . r'--;'.- About two years ago the shop for the blind was opened for the manu facture of brooms ana mops. The financing of the proposition was orig inally by the Nineteenth Century Club, aided by pbpular subscriptions. ' The club has since paid the rent on the building. The shop was fiinajly forced. to close, however, ount of a-lack of capital. The buying broom too great and corn in small lot the shop was cl with the under- standing that the ,ed Charities would take up a ut it on a firm) financial f i In the meant the' Hon. T. B. hr the creation of King drafted a a state commfegjo' for the blind, and Mr. Furred R. P. Hampton went to NSSimue and had it presented to the legislature. It was passed by the sen ate by a practically . unanimous vote, but was tied up In the house on ac count of the fierce political battle be ing fought there. All of those who were approached, however, were found to be favorable to it and there Is a good chance of having it passed by the next legislature. - In the meantime, however, it is planned to reopen tne shop for the blind on a good financial footing with the aid of a few public-spirited citizens and let Memphis lead the state in showing that the blind are not neces sarily dependent, but when given the proper facilities can be producers and useful citizens. ' . Later, when the bill Is passed by the legislature and the commission is cre ated the shop for the blind at Mem phis can be taken over and made a state Institution.' The blind people, Mr. Furr insisted, are not asking for charity. They simply ask for capital so that 'they can become useful citi zens instead, of beggars. Mr. Furr stated that with $5,000 as capital the shop could operate and furnish profit able employment to all the blind per sons of Memphis. 'V ' ' It is planned t8 dlrce this wort from the Associated Charities. Mission Meeting Called. Lexington. Dr. . William Lunsford of Nashville, vice-president for Ten. nessee of the Baptist Foreign Mission Board of Richmond, Va., .has called a meeting of the, associatlonal vice-pres idents of west Tennessee to meet In Paris, Tenn.,, Friday, January 23, for a two days' conference, to devise means for a record-breaking collection fo foreign missions by April 30. - Man Bank Grows. The annual meeting of th ers and directors of the Mi ing Company ot Milan 'wa usual dividends of 10 pes. as declared -' and a snug sunt: to the surplus fund. The bus- for the past year was very satis- Killed by Live Wire. Cnoxvllle. Hubert Leonard, aged years, an employe of the Rogers- j Telephone Company, was killed at Rogersville by a live wire. He came In contact with an uninsulated wire and fell a distance of forty feet Death was almost instantaneous. '" Farm Asks Charter. Memphis. Application for a charte) for the Cedar Crest Farm, Inc., was filed In the office of the county regis-, ter. The capital stock is placed at $10,000. The Incorporators are Henry C. Loeb, T. B. Loeh, E. H. Ullntan. R. L, TJllman, Roy Stuart and B. E. Moses. cof J V 1 11 fed Jr'arisiah Reader svucnt Departments and Events roughout the Commonwealth SPLENDIDTR1BUTE TO S. A. MYMDERS SCHOOL OFFICERS' ASSOCIATION ADOPT FEELING RESOLUTIONS. EVENTS IN STATE CAPITAL Doings of the Various Departments of the Government of the Common wealth Reported for Ben efit of Our Readers. Nashville. The Public School Officers' Associa tion of Tennessee adopted a resolu tion offered by L. C. Swinn, Coving ton, and F. R. Ogilvle, Brownsville, urging the adoption of a law by the general assembly requiring every coun ty court in the state to first establish a county high school and, second, to require every court in tne state to levy a minimum high school tax of not less than, ten cents on the .hundred dollars. The committee on legislation of the organization was instructed to father and urge such a bill on the next leg islature. . . i ' The following resolution, offered by Chairman J. W. Brister, of the special committee appointed Wednesday after noon, was adopted: " ' "Resolved, by the Public School Of ficers' Association of Tennessee, as sembled in annual session at the state capitol, that it heartily endorses the wise and far-reaching plans projected by United States Commissioner of Ed ucation Claxton for the development of the work of the bureau of education,' and urges the senators and representa tives in congress from Tennessee to carefully consider the budget of ap propriations ask&i fur by the' commls-sijner- for carrying out his plans and to give their vote and influence in its favor." The resolution, when signed by the officials of the organization and by the state superintendent, will be sent to every member of the Tennessee dele gation in congress. A committee of three from the organization to aid Commissioner Claxton in securing such appropriations was authorized and the following were named: S. H. Thompson, J. W. Brister and R. L. Jones. ' Peeling resolutions In memory of Seymour A. Mynders, late superintend ent of public instruction and president of the West Tennessee Normal, offered by Prof. J. R. Lowry, Park City, were adopted. A memorial to Prof. Myn ders, proposed by Mrs. E. G. Bufford, Nashville, was read by Prof Wharton Jones, Memphis. Prof. Jones and Prof. Brister each paid glowing tributes to the memory of the deceased. The principal address of the day was hy Bishop Thomas F. Gailor on the subject of "Moral Training in the Pub lic Schools." , The following officers were elected: M. W. Wilson, president, Knox county; G. C. McLeod, vice-president, Lauder dale county; Claude J. Bell, secretary, Nashville; P. L. Harned, secretary treasurer, Clarksville; M. W. Robinson, Miss Jennie Burber, L. E. Gwinn, J. B. Lowry, executive committee. 7 The chairman appointed the follow ing committee on school law: S. H. Thompson, ex-offlclo chairman; J. W. Binder, J. D. Haskins, J. L. Selgler, F. R. Ogilvle, Wharton S. Jones, R. L. Bynum, and W. R. Bourne. The association adjourned after electing officers. W. C. T-U-Day of Prayer. At many places in Tennessee was ob served by the W. C. T. U. as a day of prayer in the interest of the proposed national prohibition amendment.' The 15 local Nashville unions all held spe cial exercises. Three held all-day meetings. t - ' .. Charters Are Issued. The secretary of state issued the fol lowing charters: Draughon . Text-Book Company, Da vidson county; capital, $12,000. ' Noel & Co., Davidson county; 'cap-' ltal, $250,000. . ' i The Morrlstown Bank and Trust Company has been authorized to re duce Its capital from $50,000 to $40, 000. 7 ' . ' ' Dan Quails Specialty Company, Knox county; capital, $5,000. Tate' Springs Company, ' Grainger county; capital, $400,000. 7. ''7'7 ; 7'itjr .7" Retlred Physician Dies. - . Dr. W. G. Ewing, a retired physician, died at his home on the Franklin road. The Immediate cause of his death was heart failure. Dr. Ewing had been 111 for several months. Report on Highway Charles C. Gilbert, secretary Mein-phis-to-Bristol Highway Association,' is In receipt of a report ' regarding the work on the trans-state highway from the office of Public Roads, Washington, D. a - . Annual Meeting of Educators. The Public School Officers' Associ ation of Tennessee, Miss Mabel C Williams of Shelby county, president, began Its twenty-seventh annual con vention at the state capital with a goodly attendance. 1 Governor Hooper welcomed the members and Superintendent L. E. Gwinn of Tipton county made the re sponse. The feature of the day was the address . of the president. Miss Williams. In his address Gov. Hooper stressed the value of the compulsory school law, saying that the enforcement of this law meant that the greed of. em ployers and the neglect of parents should no longer stand between the child and educational advantages. He felt that the good of this one piece of legislation was inestimable. "Education is the cure for most of the moral, political and material ills in Tennessee," said the governor, "and I thank you for the privilege of meet ing with you." . . In the course of her address Miss Williams said: "In discussing this matter with rep resentatives of various Southern States, I have found not one State which has a better code of school laws than Tennessee. To this asso ciation, as a body, as well as to its members individually, belongs the credit of this great; advantage. I am not wise enough to say what laws will be of still further benefit, but I do know that a very progressive system of schools may be operated under the present laws, If they are enforced. "We are all convinced without fur ther argument that the successful ru ral school is the consolidated school. How to establish, these schools with the 'co-operation of the people instead of arousing their antagonism is tim' problem which confronts AI'Le best solution that we have found In Shelby county is, by making one school cen trally located so good that it natural ly absorbs the smaller, more ineffi cient schools." Miss Williams advocated more at tention to playgrounds, school, loca tion and the avoidance of the over crowding of the school curriculum. The usual standing committees were appointed. In the afternoon these subjects were discussed: .... An efficient system of school ad ministration, under the' heads '"The State System," "The County Sys tem," "The Place of the County High School," "The Normal School an Eco nomic Factor In State Education," "How Can a University Best Serve the State?" and "The Health of the School Children." Nearly all of the prominent school people of the State are in attendance. Librarians Meet. With Miss Arabella Waite Freeman, of Memphis, as president in the chair the Tennessee Library Association met here. G. H. Barbette extended a welcome, which was followed by pa pers and discussions on library topics by Miss Margaret Kercheval, of Nash ville; Mrs. Pearl Williams Kelley, Miss Jennie Lauderdale, of Dyers burg; Miss Margaret Dunlap, of Chat tanooga,, and Miss Mary Sheffington, of Nashville. At noon the visitors were given a luncheon by the Nashville li brarians and in the afternoon ad dresses and discussions on library topics continued. At night a Joint ses sion was held with the public schoo' officers' association. Talks to Railway Men. The fourth annual thanksgiving services of the three Nashville divis ions of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers were held at the First Pres byterian Church Sunday afternoon, be ginning at 2:30 o'clock. Rev. James I. Vance delivered the principal ad dress, and in addition there were a number of musical numbers and pray ers. Rock City, Cumberland and Jere Baxter divisions, embracing a total local membership of 475 engineers, were each well represented at th meeting, and the closest attention wa' paid the various speakers. - f Financial Exhibit. The following exhibit gives In do tall the receipts and disbursements by the state as compiled by Comptrol ler George P. Woollen, including th years 1912 and 1913: 7 V The exhibit starts with a balance Dec. 19, 1912, of $785,120.09. Receipti from Dec. 19, 1912, to Dec. 19, 1913, $4,502,891.65; total, $5,288,011.74. Dis bursements one year to Dec. 19, 1913, $4,533,308.60; balance Dec. 19, 1913. $754,803.14. ; i - ;' ,Pald out, 1913, $4,533,308.60; paid out, 1912, $4,123,852.15. Excess over 1912. $410,456.45. Received, 1912, $4,666,537.83; re ceived, 1913, $4,502,I89L05; excess ove- 1913, $163,646.18. . Tuberculosis Hospital Meeting.' The Tuberculosis Hospital Commit sion of the city of Nashville and Da vidson county held Its monthly meet, lag in the city hall. Current expense bills were considered and approved. Announcement was made of the com pletion' of a new laundry at the" hos pital. This will be put into operation at once. - - nminiiuDl HILL 91 RESTRAINT OF TRADE "IN ANY DEGREE" WOULD BE ILLEGAL. THE BILL IS BY REP. STANLEY ti. . Circuit Courts Would Have the Power to Prevent Violation Rep. Stanley 8aye There Could Be No More T. C & I. Deals. Washington. Representative Stan ley of Kentucky, after a conference with President Wilson, Introduced an amendment to the Sherman law which would make Illegal the monopoliza tion or restrain of trade "in any-de gree." It is designed to eliminate the "rule of reason" laid down by the su preme court in the Standard Oil case. The amendment also would Invest the United States circuit courts with Jurisdiction to restrain and prevent violations of the act, irrespective of the attorney-general. It was drawn to meet the wishes of the president, expressed in his last message to Con gress, to reduce the debatable area surrounding the Sherman act. Repre sentative Stanley discussed the meas ure with the president. ; The Kentucky congressman, who was, chairman of the special commit tee which investigated the United States Steel Corporation, does not of fer the measure as an administration amendment, but believes it will be of service to the committees of Congress who will draft the anti-trust legisla tion after the president's special trust message is delivered next week. The Stanley bill would amend the second and fourth sections of the Sherman law. " In Section 2, in which the supreme court injected the "rule of reason," the words "in any degree" are Insert ed, so that the section would read: "Every person who shall monopolize or attempt to monopolize or combine or conspire with any other person or persons to monopolize in any degree any part 'oi t..e 'tiail o. commerce among the several states, or with for eign nations, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be punished by fine not exceeding one year, or by both saiH punishments, in the discretion of the court." , Discussing that portion of Chief Jus tice White's decision which relates to unreasonable restraint of trade, Rep resentative Stanley said that he al ready had regarded it as unnecessary to the decision and therefore not the law. "Many, however, believe," he con tinued, "that the effect of this decis ion is to render Illegal only such com binations in restraint of trade as are unreasonable. The insertion of the words 'in any degree' with the other provisions will save the law as amend ed from any such Interpretation." Concerning the question of Jurisdic tion in cases of violation of the trust laws, Mr. Stanley declared that his amendment would make impossible any inaction under the act because remedy would be open to all. GEN. SALAZARJS CAPTURED Is Seventh Federal Commander Held By United States. Presidio. Efforts of the border au thorities to round up the Mexican fed eral generals who fled from Ojinaga, Mexico, before tie rebels, resulted In the' arrest at Sanderson, Tex., of Gen. Joee Ynez Salazar, who was taken from a train while en route to Join the federal garrison in Mexico, opposite Eagle Pass, Tex. Salazar is the sev enth Mexican general to come into the custody of the United States authori ties. The others are Gens. Mercado, Castro, Landa, Arphinal, Aduana and Romero, three others are. still miss ing, but are believed to be hiding in Texas. They, are Gens. Pascual Oroz co, Marcello Caraveo and Antoni Rojas. Suffraga for Women. Stockholm, Sweden. King Gustavo of Sweden, in his speech from the throne to the Swedish Parliament, an nounced the intention or the govern ment to ask Parliament to grant wom en the franchise and the right of election to office and to Parliament on the same conditions as are en joyed by men. REPORT TO FAVOR WILLIAMS Committee Indorsee Nomination for Comptroller Currency. . s Washington. The , nomination of John Skelton Williams to be comp troller of the currency was ordered favorably reported to the Senate by the committee on banking and cur rency. The office carries with it a place on the newly created federal re serve board and on the organization committee, of which the secretary ot the treasury and the secretary ot ag culture are the other members. - J7 7 Plan 8ubway 8ystem. . Chicago. A . proposition to give Chicago a comprehensive subway sys tem, costing from $80,000,000 to $150, 000,000, to be paid for out of the earn ings of the system, was made to Mayor Harrison and a committee of the city counclL ; - 1 V : No Alaska Vote. Washington. An effort to fix next Tuesday as the time for a vote on the Alaska railway bill in the Senate was defeated by Senator Works. NTRODUCED LuistatH ..(J P. . novo, EILII oeUBllv vnr.hann In VVnuMA ..HUM.Ufew "Yes, oh, ye miss them r. widow. : "A widowja funeral, hap service, to d hen the trusts go wel "Miss the! , Follette at i 11 miss them like th- t her late husband's pd, during the burial jher handkerchief into- the, open gn "A young faan gallantly offered to leap down for her. j ' "But the1 ld get the handkerchleT Idow shook her head. "No, she said, 'leave it there. E have done ith tears now.' " Fife Vermifuge la a chlldre:df remedy with a records of 75 years Jot success. It's the best known specific for worms which so many children suffer from. Contain, no calomel. I 25c. at all dealers. Adv. Price I of Realty In Rome. In the blr cities of the Old Worl the highest value seems to belong to a property in Rome. Here is where-, a value of til 50 a square foot is found,, and the jaJd is not used for an in-come-produl'lng building, but Include the propftrtly of the German embassy to Italy. llusiness property in Rome does notfbfiag nearly thiB high price. In the prliJcipal centers of offices and) shops vajl J'es do not mount much- above $2Q(J square foot. I THE (MAYOR SAYS-v I V In His rtome So Other Remedy 1 So Effective for Colds as Pe- runa.1 MAYOR B. 8VIRVIN. Washington, Georgia. 1 herewith reiterate my commen dation ot Peruna. , It certainly has benefited our daughter In every In stance when she was suffering: front ' cold. I have frequently used Peruna In my family and have found it an excellent remedy for colds and also as a tonic. 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