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VOL. XLIII NO. 194.
OMAHA, WEDNESDAY MORNING, .MARCH 11, UM 4 TWELVE PAUES.
On Trains and at
Hotel News Stand. 80.
SINGLE COPY TWO CENTS.
CABINET DECIDES TO
ASK PUNISHMENT OF
Evidence Shows that American Was
Lured Across the Rio Grande
BODY RECOVERED BY FRIENDS
Secretary Bryan Gives Out Report
. Made by Consul Garrett.
STORY OF WITNESSES TAKEN
Men See Stolen Horses and See Vcr
?ara Cross the River.
NO CONFLICT WITH TEXAS
IliltiRern Had No I'urt In Itecovery
of the Hod' and Did Not Cross
the Hirer Ilelntlves
WASHINGTON'. March 10,-No conflict
will arlao between the .federal govern
rricnt and the state of Texas over the re
covery of the body uf Vergara, the mur
dered American ranchman Further stews
demanding tho punlshrrient of Vcrgum's
abf-tsElna will, be taken.
This was tlie status of the case after
a cabinet meeting today. Tho officially
accepted view was that Vergara was
lured across the border and murdered and
his body was subsequently recovered by
Ms own friends not Texas, rangers who
crotised Into Mexico as private Individuals
and not, as an armed expedition.
After today's cabinet meeting" at which
Consul Garrett's reports were read, Sec
retary Bryan mado the following taia
Phrase of Mr. Garrett's telegrams:
"Consul Garrett went with Captain
Sanders of the Texas rangers and a
ilopiUy sheriff .to Palafox, Tex., last Sat
urday for the purpose of making further
Investigation In the Vcrgara case. They
went to tho Vergara ranch and examined
witnesses who saw the horses belonging
to Vergara taken by the Mexicans and
who aso saw Vergara cross th.e river and
those who saw him captured. This In
vestigation kept them up late Saturday
night when they reached Coleman's camp,
two miles above Palafox, where they ajto
supper and concluded to- remain over
"About 4 a. m. they were Informed. -that
Vergara's body was on the Texas sldeot
tho river. Consul Garrett roused the
chaurfcur of his automobile and went flvo
br six miles away to a point opposite Kan
Knrlque's ranch, about threo mites below
Palafox. Mr. Garrett there found tho
body with a number of relatives ot. Ver
gara, who hnd also been notified to come
and identify the body. Mr. Garrett was
Informed that a small party ot Vergara's
Jrlends.had gone ovw the rlvor at J-a. rn
exhumcdStho body and brought .It aurbii.
Mr. Garrett adds that the Texas rangers
hudnojiand In bringing this, body over,
"but weril'there. to view It when notified,
as ho was." '
j Itcport of General nils.
Secretary Garrison received today from
Brigadier Tasker'H. Bliss, commanding
tho American border forces, the following
report on the Vergara cu'se by Captain
H. P. Howard of tho Fourteenth United
"Investigation shows that Vergara's
body was taken from the Hidalgo ceme
tery Saturday night by relatives of Ver
gara and hired Mexicans. Captain San
ders states positively "no Texas rangers
crossed the border. Ho met the body at
a landing opposite San Enrique, with Un
dertaker Convcry, Sunday morning. Con
very brought the body to Laredo 7:30 p. m.
Sunday. He states there were no signs
of burns on the body. Found four bullet
holes. Neck chafed, but not broken.
Body decomposed, but pants match coat
left at home by Vergara. . Identification
scema reliable. Recovery ot body said to
have cost S. T. Hill, brother-in-law of
Vergara, MOO. Body being held .at request
pt Adjutant' General Hutohlngs. No ex
citement." Verjfnrn Not Tortured,
LAREDO, Tex., March 10. Reports
thnt CIcmento Vergara, the Texas ranch
man wbo was lured across the border into
Mexico, had been tortured before he was
slain wero exploded hero- today when an
examination of tho body. by state offi
cials disclosed that. Vergara's left hand
had not been burned us Captain J, J.
Sanders of the state, rangers had offi
The examination was ' made by Stata
Adjutant General Henry' Hutchlngs In
(Continued on Page Two.)
Ior Omaha, Council Bluffs and Vicinity
Unsettled; probably snow flurries:
Temperature at Oinuhn Yesterday.
smmw i?s -I
7 a- m rsi
V a. 111 86
10 a. m S7
11 a. ni 37
12 m 36
I I), nt Q
l. JKKsHtf 2 D. m 3
3 p. m ; a
p. m 37
6 p. m ss
p. m U
7 p. m 33
" - - s p. m ,....il
Comparative Locnl Itecord.
1914.. 1(113. 1912. 1911.
Highest yesterday S3 47 23 69
Lowctst yesterday 32 M II 43
Mem temperature....,, 36 42 21 St
Precipitation 00 T M T
Temperature and precipitation depart
ures front the normal:
Normal temperature 33
Kxceus for tho day 3
Total excess since Marsh 1 ... 31
JformeJ precipitation .....01 inch
Deficiency for the day , ,04 inch
Total rainfall since March 1 T
Deficiency since March 1 39 inch
Deficiency cor. period, 1913 S3 Inch
Excess cor. period 1912 03 inch..
Iteports from Stntlona at 7 IV M.
Station and State Temp. High- Rain
of Weather. 7 p.m. est. fall.
Cheyenne, snowing........ 22 24 .02
Davenport, snowing...... 32 Si .04
Denver, snowing 26 so .32
Don Moliy. snowing 33 40 .02
Dodge City, cloudy ........ 40 '4g ..yo
Omaha, cloudy 33 30 .10
Sheridan, clear 32 3t ,04
Sioux City, cloudy 30 31 .03
Vnlentlne. snowing 22 34 T
Tlndlcates trace ot precipitation
I A WELSH, Local Forecaster.
SPECIAL ELECTION RESULTS
Voters Settle Fate of Four Proposi
tions Submitted to Them.
WILL NOT BUY THE AUDITORIUM
Do Not Want Incinerator Plant or
the Nevr Charter, but Favor
Cheaper Street Car
'A light voto cast at a special election
held yesterday decided the fate ot two
bond Issues, a proposed home rule charter,
and an Initiated ordinance providing that
the local street railway company must
pll tickets at the rate of seven fares for
The first bond Issue was proposed for
1250,000 to purchase and complete the Audi
torium. It was beaten.
Tho second bond issue was proponed for
$100,000 for the purchase and erection of
a .garbage Incinerator plant. It was
Tho charter was submitted by a charter
commission, elected lost year. Benton.
Tho seven-farcs-tor-a-quarter ordinance
was Initiated by 'a petition circulated last
Tho figures from the election received
up to the hour of going to press are:
' ' , Tcs. No.
Auditorium bonds, 71 pets 3,147 3,6Stt
Incinerator bonds, GS pets,.,. 1.S00 3,87s
Charter, 58 pets 1,078 4,033
Sevca-for-a-quarter. 71 pets. 3,700 3.0S1
Justice Wright Are
Dropped by House
WASHINGTON, March lO.-Charges by
W. H, Cooper, a local banker, against
Justlco D. T. Wright of tho district su
preme court, asking for his impeachment,
were dismissed today by the house
judiciary committee as "uncorroborated."
Justice Wright attracted national atten
tion when ho sentenced Samuel Gompcre,
Frank Morrison and John Mitchell to Jail
for contempt of court in the Bucks Stove
and Range case. Although Cooper's petj
tlon charges the justlco with various acts
of misconduct on tho bench and in pri
vate life, his action In tho labor case was
one ot tho articles on which his Im
peachment was asked, ;
Justlco Wright maintained that Cooper's
charges wero actuated by animus growing
out ot private litigation between them.
Storm in the East
.Edson Rich, general attorney for the
Union Pacific, is back from Washington,
where he went to look after some legal
matters in connection with the affairs
of tjie company.
During tho absence" of Mr. Rich, he
averts tfiat he was In, some? tit the worst
hlUwds that,- ,ho, ever saw. In..Ej,lns
from New York to Washington' a' bUMard.
swept the. ectlro distance, blocking roads
and delaying trains until . there was no
effort '"ma da to run on schedule.
Runhltife from "Washington. - Mr; Rich
passed through a bllxtard practically all
tho way tnto Chicago. From reports
that cama to him ho learned that thore
was great suffering among the poor, and
that numerous cltl.es and towns were al
most bankrupted by reason ot the ex
pense Incurred In hauling away the snow.
'Relative' to the storms that swept tho
east last week Charles J. Lane, general
freight agent ot the Union Pacific, is In
receipt of a letter from his sister, living
in central New York. Sho writes that It
was the worst blizzard In thirty years,
and that It- is certain to result In much
suffering among tho poor people ot tho
towns and tho country.
OF EDUCATION IN STATE DEAD
DENVER. Colo., March 10. (Special
Telegram.)-W. W. W. Jones, 72, for
twenty-one yearspaymaster of the Colo
rado Fuel and Iron company, died at his
home here, this morning, of heart failure.
He is survived by his widow and two
daughters. Mrs. B. J. Radford of Roanoke,
Ills., and Miss Audber 'Jones ot this city,
and also a son, J. Woodward Jones of
Wayne, Neb. .
Mr. Jones was a graduate of Eureka
college at Eureka, III., land before com
ing to Denver in 1801, was superintendent
of r-ehools In' Lincoln and later state su
perintendent of education of Nebraska for
six years. He had been a Mason for more
than fifty years, was, formerly secretaary
of 'Western Star lodge Ancient Freo and
Accepted Masons, Nebraska City, and was
a mmber of South Side lodge No, M, Den
ver, for over twenty years. Ho was also
a member of George Washington Post
Grand Army of the Republic, and during
tha civil war served with distinction in
.tho One Hunded and Fifty-second regi
ment Illinois infantry.
WILSON WALLICK OF TAM0RA
SHOOTS HIMSELF IN HEAD
SEWARD, Nch.. March 10.-(Speclal
Telegram.)-Wllson Walilck, a retired
farmer, who lived in Tamora, seven
miles west of here, committed suicide
this morning about .8 o'clock by shoot
ing himself. In tho head with a revolver.
Ho had been despondent for several
weeks on account of business trouble1).
Mr. Walilck was 70 years old and had
lived in this county for many years. He
Is survived by his widow and five
C. W. POST UNDERGOES
A MAJOR OPERATION
ROCHESTER, Minn., March 10.-C. W.
Post of Battle Creek, Mich., who was
rushed to this city aboard a special train
from Los Angeles, Cal., for surgical
treatment, today submitted to a major
operation- Although no official report
was Issued as to his condition, It was un
derstood, that the oitratlpn was suc
cessful. ARE HOME GUARANTEED
The sum of $50,000 for the new art
home wss guaranteed at the meeting of
tho campaign committee of the Omaha
Society of Fine Arts yesterday afternoon,
providing 50,0W additional Is raised.
WHICH SHALL NOT
OF CHIEFS BEGUN
"General" Pleads Not Guilty to
.Charges of Vagrancy.
DEMANDS JURY TRIAL BE GIVEN
Leader of Unemployed Says He Will
Act as His Own Counsel.
INTERVIEWED BY U. S- OFFICIAL
Member of Federal Industrial Itela.
tlon CoinnilKuloii Telia 111m
Trip to Wnnhliintoii la
SACRAMENTO, Cal., March lO.-With
tho "army" of Industrial Workors of the
World, en routo to Washington, U. C,
Isolated across tho' Sacramento river In
Yolo county whtlo Sacramento mid Yolo
counties decide in the courts as. to tho
former's right to keep It there, tho prose
cution of tho leaders ot tho Jobless force,
was begun lato today with tho arraign
ment of nineteen arrested yesterday as
"General" James Kelloy pleaded not
guilty to tho charge of vagrancy before
Township Justlco darken and' demanded
a Jury trial. Edward E. Tcsdalc. John
Randolph and John McLennan, his lieu
tenants, did the samo and' tholr casos
will bo called before Juries nextTMiursday.
Kclley was asked If he wanted, an attor
ney, but replied that ho wpuld'act as his
own counsel. x W k ' V
lMenil Not Guiltr.
John Lynch, Mlohacl Murphy and
Charles Edgar, sublieutenants, also
pleaded not guilty. Murphy complained to
the court about tho crowded condition of
the county Jail.
As far as the unemployed army Is con
cerned, Sacramento county Is on the de
fensive. Tho army voted lato today to
march peacefully through tho city on Its
way eastward It the police would permit
It, but the Sacramento authorities re
jected tho proposal.
Chairman Slltt ot the Yolo supervisors
and District Attorney E. C. Ballyo of tho
county asked that the Sacramento guards
be removed from tho bridge' and the army
be allowed to cross. This request also was
refused. The Yolo officials then threat
ened to start legal proceedings to enjoin
Sacramento1 from guarding the bridges
and.thero the situation rests.
The XineWbloVeci'bccupy" a"pecullurposU
tlon, according to the Yolo county of
ficials. Willi flood water In tho Yolo
baslii shutting off a march to tho south,
west or north, they have but one di
rection to take and that Is eastward
acrdss tnebrJdgcs Into Sacramento.
Harris. Welnstock, a members ot tho
United States Industrial Relations' com
mission, Interviewed "General" Kelloy in
tho county Jail today and obtained his
views on' labor conditions. Ho told Kelley
a trip to Washington would bo futile, and
Kelloy finally udmltted that such a Jour
ney would avail nothing.
Sacramento again prepared for a night
vigil with armed deputies, William
Ahem, former 'chief of pollco, was put In
charge ot several hundred deputies, who
will ostabllsh a patrol system.
The discovery that "Major" W.' A.
Thorne, one of tho most active eladors In
the unemployed ranks, was not caught
In the police dragnet yesterday, caused a
flurry In police circles today, Thome has
disappeared. The man arrested for Thorne
proved to be John Randolph, a private
No other food than that provided by
the citizens' committee of Sacramento
from day to day Is In sight' for the un
employed. Illinois Women
Vote for First Time
SPRINGFIELD, 111., March W.-Women
In hundreds of villages and -smajl dtle
throughout the stato today participated
for tho first time In the selection ot nomJ
mees tor municipal oiiiccs in local pri
maries, In many of the towns no petitions had
been tiled and blank ballots bearing only
tho party designation greeted tho newly
enfranchised voters on their arrival at
the polling places.
In more than 100 municipalities the local
option question Is to be voted on at reg
ular village elections April 21 and. in thero
places thero was notlceablo activity today
among the women who are expected to
be a deciding element, In tho wet or dry
MR. MANN SAYS HOUSE
DEMOCRATS VIOLATE LAW
WASHINGTON, March lO.-Rcpubllcan
Leader Mann, testifying today beforo the
house committee on election of nrcaldent
and vice president, reiterated his view
that tho democratic congressional cam
paign committee violated the corrupt
practices act in the campaign of 1912 by
assessing every democratic senator and
representative 1100. Tho committee has
beforo It a bill to Investigate tho charge.
Chairman Doremus ot tho democratic
campaign committee already has testi
fied that the law was not violated.
WITH UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY
NEW YORK, March lO.-Frank Tan
netibaum, the youthful leader of tho
army of tho unemployed ot the Indus
trial WorkeTs of the World, who, with
nearly 200 of his followers, was arrestod
after tho Invasion of a Catholic ohurch,
was Indicted by the grand jury today.
The indictment entrees misdemeanor. In
that Tannenbaum purtlolpated in an un
lawful assembly. Tannenbaum has been
In Jail since hln arraignment on a charee
I of Inciting to riot, a felony.
From tho New Yoik World.
TEN BODIES ARE RECOVERED
Twenty More Believed in Ruins of
DAYS NECESSARY TO SEARCH
Fenred Some of Dend Mny Never lie
rtccoTercd No Satisfactory K
lilanntlon of Origin or nlnce
ST. LOUIS, Mo.. March 10. Ten 'bodies
had boon recovered tonlBht . from the
ruins of the seven-story'butlldng occupied
bythb1,M1swutfthIotlolclulJ. which was'
desliidycal)yfreJt6hday.rOt these, throe
were recovered after the firemen .enierea
the ruins today. Tho other seven wero
Twenty bodies are thought to be in tho
ruins, making the total death thirty.
Of the ten recovered eight have been
MARSHALL BIER, lttd of Marshall
Bier and company, fur lenders, St. Louis,
LUCIUS RUFF, department head Sim
mons Hardware company, St, Louis.
WILLIAM J. KINSER, treasurer Klnser
JAMES B. REILLY, member contract
ing firm of Ware & Rellly, St. Louis.
JOHN H. RICKEY, Chicago, treasurer
Ford Manufacturing company, leaves
widow and child.
WILLIAM F. ERD, lawyer and real es
tate dealer. East Sa. Louis.
EDWIN C KESSLER, cashier Ludlow
Saylor Wire company, St. Louis.
E. P. WILLIAMS, bank promoter, Sau
It probably will be days before tho ruins,
which fill tho basement. nre compMly
searched and It Is feared that eomo of. tho
bodies may never bo recovered.
The voults of tho Boatmen bank, which
occupied part ot tho building, were uncov
ered today and found Intact. Nearly
J 1,300, 000 in coin and currency was re
moved under heavy police guard.
No satisfactory explanation of tho origin
of the fire has been found. Explosions
heard during tho fife wero attributed by
Chief Bwlngloy of the fire prevention bu
reau to gas that escaped when tho meters
melted under the. intense heat.
Harry Davidson, night watchman for
tho Athletic club, was on tho third floor
of the building, where the fire was sup
posed to have started, only fifteen minutes
before tho blaze was discovered. Ho
found nothing that Indicated danger
General Strike in
Rome Ends Quickly
ROME, March 10. Awed by the dis
play of soldiery and checked by several
cavalry charges, which frustrated at
tempts at disorder, tho workmen of Rome,
who' yesterday had declared a .general
strike, decided today to resume work.
Before this announcement was mado at
noon a body of strikers, trying to march
to tho ministry of tho Interior, was dis
persed by tho police, who fired several
volleys Into the air,
The National. Capital
Tuesday, Murch 10, 11)14.
Met at noon.
famiiel Untermyer testified on the
Stock oxchunge regulation bill before the
Senator Tillman asked for an Investiga
tion of charges that a coal trust discrim
inates against Charleston. S. C.
Committee In charge of trust bills hur
ried consideration ot the measures for
Met at noon.
Debato was resumed on the agricul
Committee in charge of trust legislation
began speeding up their work.
Interstate commerce committee reported
revised films bill to repeal Panama tolls
Judiciary committee dlsmlsed as "un
corroborated" the charges or Wado 11.
Cooper of WashlnKton against Associate
Justl'-e Wright, supreme court of District
The Headless Horseman
Tents in tHe Miners'
Colony at Forbes Are
Torn Down by Troops
TRINIDAD, Colo., March lO.-Tho strik
ers' tent colony at Forbes, wheie two
dozen families havo beon sheltered by
ennvas since September 23 last, wus swept
out of existence today, when a detail of
nillltla, under orders from General Chase,
toro down all but two tents. Tha strikers
wore ordered to vacate, and leave tho
camp within forty-olght hours and tako
Ihelr household effects with tfiom. The
two tonts left standing aro ogp'up'lod by
Wfi"women 6f "the camp. """""
Tho action 6f the military followed the
arrest yesterday by civil authorities ot
sixteen strikers, held In Jail pending In
vestigation In tho mtird.er of Nell Smith,
a nonunion miner, whose body was found
on a railroad track. Thirteen tents weru
taken down and orders given that they
bo hnuled away.
No disorder occurred. It Is tho first
step taken by the civil or "military author
ities to brcuk up tho strikers' camps.
Goes to Cornelius
NEW YORK, March 10. The death ot
George W. Vanderbilt In Washington last
Friday without male helrn causes tho
Vanderbilt mansion at Fifty-first street'
and Fifth avenue tho art works collected
by tho Into William H. Vanderbilt, tho
sum of 21,000,000 outright and other prop
erty to descend to Cornelius Vanderbilt,
under tho will of his grandfather, Wil
liam H. Vanderbilt. who died In )SS3.
William IT. Vanderbilt left all this
property to his widow , during 'tyr. life,
tlmo; then to his youngest son, .doorge,
W. Vanderbilt, during his Ufa time. It
was provided that George W. Vanderbilt
should namo ono of his sons to Inherit
after him. In case George W. Vanderbilt
died without sons, It was provided that
tho property should go to William IT.
Vanderbilt, grandson of the testator and
son of Cornelius Vanderbilt' Farther than
that it wus provided that If William H.
Vanderbilt died before his' tlmo to In
herit, the properly should go to his
younger brother, Cornelius.
Ocorgo W, Vatiderbllt died without a
Lson. William H. .Vanderbilt, the gritnd-
son, died In 1802 when ho was a junior at
Yale. It Is soveral years since "a malo
descendant bearing; the name of Vander
bilt" lived in tho Vanderbilt mansion.
Serum is Blamed for
Death of Seven Men
LOrf ANGELES, Cal., March 10.-"Toxlc
poisoning" wh the causo of the death of
snvon men who were treated for blood
dtseaso at tho .county hospital recently,
according to n report post-mortem sur
geons HUbmlttcd today to Coroner Hart
well. The rvport named a medicine Imported
from Germany as an "Irritant poison,"
which after Injection into the spinal cords
of tho men hod caused their death.
Tho medicine, after it had been reduced
to a serum by tho admixture of human
blood was administered to eight men pa
tients at the county hospital last Sat
urday. Four died that night und threo
succumbed Sunday.-- The eighth was ullvo
today and some hopo was held for his
After tho report was submitted. Cor
oner Hartwcll stated that It ended Ills Investigation-
He said ho hoped the county
Judge would begin an Investigation and
determine If any criminality w.erq In
volved. BARKER NOMINATED BY
KANSAS CITY. Mo.. March 10Harry
B. Barker, n merchant, was nominated
for mayor today at a republican city
convention. Democratic rlty primaries
aro being held toduy. Mayor Henry L.
.lost, dmiocrat, candidate for re-eleotlon,
Is conducting a speaking campaign of
opposition to the commission rulo Idea
RETAILERS' SESSION OPENS
Eighth Annual Convention Begins
BLOW FOR CATALOGUE HOUSES
Member of Ornnlntlon Drelnre
Their I'ntroim Are Misled liy Flno
Pictures and Mont Take
What In Sent.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, March 10-(8peCUtl).-Tho
eighth annual cpn,ventlon of thq Federa
tion ot Jfejiraska .Retail; Jipalcrs,' opejie,d,
this morning liBre. wlthyaddrcses ot wel
come by Governor Morphqad and Mayor
Zuhrung. In tho absence of tho presi
dent of the association, C, E. Bolnert
of Wymore, Vlco President Darner of
Bclhany responded In behalf of tho asso
ciation. In the absencp ot John A. Green of
Cleveland. O.. urerctnrv nf thn Nntlnnnt
Association ot Retail Buyers, a discussion
of. cataloguo houses developed that thero
wero , plenty of men present who' could
deliver Interesting talks on those in
stitutions and many of the remarks wero
not at all complimentary to the cataloging
Ono man tolyl of a woman coming Into
a storo to buy a pair of shoes. She
wanted vlcl kid and wanted good ones,
too. Tho merchant was unable to satisfy
her as regards price and sho finally told
him she would send and get a pair of
a Chicago catalogue house. He dsked
her to bring the shot s to him when .they
arrived, and nho did so. On the Inside
ho discovered a bunch of wool which
hnd not been token off in the making.
Ho sold that this was only ono of tho
many Instances. or where ono who patron
ised tho cataloguo.shbuses had to take
what Was sent Instead of going to o homo
merchant and getting .what was wanted.
Tho. afternoon, session was a continua
tion of good things, from tho retailers'
standpoint and opened with an address
by S. A. Sanderson, vlco president of the
Rudgo & Gucnxel store of Lincoln, on
"Judicious Buying.'; -His address was
divided into ten sub-sifbjects, covering
nearly all of the different phases ot the
J. H. Martin of the Elate university
talked of "Credit and Under What Con
dltlona It Should bo Granted." A. 11.
Connlrs of tho Grand Ulund Commercial
cjub guvo an Interesting address on
Fred Diers of Madison talked on the
best methods of handling produce, whit
J. H. Fruiihdon of-the fitatp -university
paid considerable attention to the best
way to haudlo butter and eggs.
Late In tho afternoon tho Mutual In
surance company In connection with tho
retailers' organization hpld a short ses
slon and listened to the reports of of
ficers. WILLIAM J. CUMMINS
TAKEN TO PENITENTIARY
NEW YORK, March 10t-Wllllam J.
Cummins, one time head of tho defunct
Carnegie Trust company, who was con
victed nearly threo years ago of the lar
coiicy of $110,000, was taken to Sing filhg
prUon from the Tombs today to serve out
a sentence or not less than four years
and eight months and not more than eight
years und eight months. By reason of
appeals and olher moves, counsel for
Cummins kept him out of Sing Sing for
nearly 00 days after his conviction. He
will now nppeal to Governor Glynn for a
pardon on tho ground that he rendered
assistance to the stato In the hearings
regarding the trust company.
MANY DIE IN CYCLONE AND
TIDAL WAVE IN MADAGASCAR
PARIS. March W.-The minister of the
colonies tonight received a cable dispatch
from tho governor-general of Madagascar
saying that a cyclone and tidal wave
devastated the northwost region ot tho
Island, March 3. Sixteen persons were
killed and a number of vessels sunk,
Including the schooners Marsbuln and
Jeanne D'arc. Hundreds of buildings
were destroyed or seriously damaged.
CAUGHT IN THE
GRAND JURY NET
Irving F. Baxter, T. , H. Matters
Clinfbn Bromc and Carroll H.
Wright Are- Indicted.
BAXTER CHARGED BLACKMAIL
His Connection with Paul Caie is
MATTERS ACCUSED BY CLIENTS
Women Swear He Took Their Money
, and Kept It.
CLINE BR0ME FOR SUBORNATION
Alleged He Procured False Witness
in. Damage Suit
WRIGHT ALSO EMBEZZLEMENT
Judge t;nlliih Gets presentment
nnd Accent Ilnll from the
Attorneys Who Are
Under Arrest. .
Z&VINO r. BAXTER, former judge of
the district court, Indicted for. alleged
blackmail. ' V
T. K. MATTEKS, twice Indicted for al
leged emboszlcmcnt. -,
CtilHTOK 8X0X2!, indicted for alleged
subornation of jierjury.
CAXKOX.I. S. WRIGHT, lndlcteed for
All lawyora and members of tho Doug-
xrsxAxs BZszixiT patji., indicted for
blackmailing Arthur D. Brandels.
Iks County -Bar association.
(rxiilt ot Grand Jury.
These wero the visible results up to a
lato hour yesterday ot a batch of Indict
ments returned to Presiding Judge James
P. English by the Douglas county grand
Jury. Other truo bills' ot almost equal
Importance aro known to havobcen ra
mmed, but tho persons against whom
they wero directed had not yet. been
taken Into ctiHtodV; tL t tU)r
t iWoi , known that the ndictment of
former Judge RaklerAwas'onlFa part ot
the work done by tho grand Jury In tho
notorjous attack prosecuted ' for Sears
against Arthur Brandols b.y Nellie Rls
ley Paul, her son, Clarence Rlsloy, and
her attorneys, wUlcl'xflnolly resulted In a
verdict In favor ot Mr. Brandcia from a
Jury In district court.
Each of tho four men named oppeored
In court yeatorday in answer to capiases
served by tho sheriff and was released by
Judgo English. Upon 000 surety bonds.
Former Senator Senator Norrls Brown.
Baxters' law partner, was tho latler's
CharKc Against Baxter,
The indfetment against Baxter charges
that on November t, 1912, he "then and
there being tho attorney and agent of
ono Nellie' R. Paul, dd then and thero
willfully, ( unlawfully and knowingly
threaten ono Arthur D. "Brandols with
exposure for tho fancied crlme;ot sodomy,
or crime against nature, with ono Clar-
(Contlnued on Pago Two.)
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