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   Atlanta Constitution, The (Newspaper) - August 9, 1910, Atlanta, Georgia                               THIS COPY Noa- tact PRQ SBCUTION XtHt--Nd. 55 13 ARE KILLED IH RtlECK Passenger Train on Norlhiestern Pacific Is Struck ty a Special Engina GOING 40 MILES AN HOUR, TRAINS DASHEO TOGETHER Collision Occurred on Sharp Curve and the Impact Was! Were) Fearfully Mangled and Some Were Decapitated Many Red Men on Train. Editorial Suggestion in Constitution Praised Prominent Atlantans Say a "Land Owners" Exposition Would Be One of the Bert the State Could Possibly Have. Igoaclo, Cal., August i persons' were killed and at least 12 were Injured tonight when a passen- get train, bound from San Francisco to Santa Rosa, on the Northwestern Pa- cific railway, was struck by a epecla! locomotive and caboose south of Ig- naclo. Most of those Injured were riding In the smoking car. They were resi- dents of Petaluma, Santa Hosa and other nearby towne. Several, It Is reported, were dele- Kates to the state convention of Red Men. which meets at Santa Rosa to- morrow. Wreck Occurred at Sharp Carre. The wreck occurred at a sharp curve. The passenger train was trav- eling forty miles an hour and the loco- motive and caboose were also going at govd speed. 'At the office of the train dispatcher It was said that one of the conductors had made a mistake In his orders and failed to take a siding. Just before the collision, the pas- sengers were jerked forward by the setting of brakes. Then there came a terrific impact and the sound of es- caping Bteam. Two Bagmen Crashed The two engines Crashed Into each other. The baggage car and the smok- ing car were telescoped. When the dazed passengers made their way out of the rear coaches un- harmed, they heard the shrieks and groans of the Injured. The thirty passengers in the smok- The Idea of a "land owdera' exposi- tion." to be held here In. tbe fall, as advanced In a Constitution editorial Sunday morning, "caught" Instantly. From every side indorsements of the suggestion are coming In, rea- sons unnumbered why Georgia and Atlanta should hold such an exposi- tion are' being brought forward, and promises of cooperation and support are being made_ by many of the moat prominent business men of the city. The editorial In question, will be remembered, called attention to the fact that there are hundreds of ple In the state who have more land than they can properly cultivate or finance; that there are even more peo- ple outalde the state who are desirous of securing thle land, and suggested that a "land owners' at which owners and would-be purchasers could meet, would be of untold benefit to the state-at-largw. Attention was called to the fact, that Plttsburg. Pa., IB to have such a gathering this fall. and the suggestion made that Atlanta and the state-at-Iarge could not fail to profit by following the Smoky City's example In the matter, Heal Estate Unstinted praise of the suggestion followed the appearance of the edi- torial, the real estate men of the city being especially Impressed with the great -good which may result from such a gathering. Without a single exception, each of these men' not only expressed the belief that the meeting would be one of the greatest benefit to the entire state, but signified not only his willingness, but his anxiety to do what he might to bring about the proposed exposition. "It would be one of the greatest things for the state of which I can conceive." said Forrest Adair. "I have recently returned from a trip through the middle west, where I traveled through Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota and the Dakotas. In these states farm- ing lands which will bring returni of an acre or leas sell for to per acre. As a result, thou- sands of th.e people are moving Into Canada, where land ta cheaper. In south Georgia today those people can purchase land far more productive than that In the 1 have mention- ed tot less than per actfe. That they would gladly purchase at this price could they only be convinced ol the truth of ray statement goes with- out, saying. The proposed 'exposition would bring hundreds of them here, where thev might be convinced. A meeting or this sort. I believe, will be one of the greatest conceivable fac- tors In the development of Georgia." "Absolutely the greatest ad vert I se- Continued on Page Two. Continued on Page Fourteen. Taft and Advisers Find a Ne- farious Provision in Indian Appropriation Bill WELL-KNOWN PERSONS INVOLVED IN THE FRAUD Taft Crusade to Prevent Farther Spoliation of the Is Proposed to Put All the Indian Lands Involved in the Hands of a United States Receiver. Beverly, Maes., August vigor- ous prosecution to reclaim title to a vast amount of Indian land In Okla- homa is being planned by the depart- ment of justice for the coming autumn. One of the principal actions In pros- pect Is to overcome the effect of an Ingenious "Joker" which was. written Into the Indian appropriation bill just before that measure was handed to the president for his signature. The "Joker" was discovered by Soli- citor General Bowers, but It was agreed between the president and Mr. Bowers that It was too late to send the bill back to and that a means at offsetting the "Joker" would be devised. What the "Joker" This "Joker." which Is now a law, granted the right of appeal to the United States supreme court In a case Involving more than Indian con- tracts, which had been decided In favor of the government by the court of appeals of the eighth circuit. As the matter had been taken Into the circuit court on a demurrer, the de- fendants bad no right of appeal to the supreme court. It Is the belief of the government officials that the authorly to appeal was sought and secured'not with any Idea that the case might be won in the court qf final resort, but simply to gain a delay of a year or eighteen motnbB- This.belief is bayed on the fact'that the lands involved in this case are practically coal and oil lands, and every day that passes they are being stripped of these natural resources as tast as the coal can be mined and the oil pumped. A year and a half delay means millions of dollars to the claim- ants. Plan to On-net the plan to offset this move by the Continued on Page Fourteen. Junea, Alaska, August In- terest to the elections that are to be held here soon for several local offices and the seat of delegate to congress. Secretary of Commerce and Labor Charles Nagel and Attorney Gen- eral Wlckersham are both In Alaska and will remain untU after the ballots a.re counted. At the famous TreadWell mines, where thousands of-miners are employed, charges of frauds were made and several scores of special deputy United States marshals sworn In to prevent Illegal voting. Besides watching the election, the two cabinet officers are visiting various govern- ment stations and Inspecting affairs of the federal offices. This is the first time In years that two cabinet officers have visited Alaska at the same time. CAUGH1 AT GAMItib TABLES, SOCIETY Nairagansott Plar. R. I., August There Is consternation tonight In the higher society circles of this fashion- able summer resort because of the fear that Constable John G. Cross, who conducted the gambling raid -it th-a Narragansett Pier Club Sunday, may make public the names of the men and women prominent in society who were on the premises at the time. Matrons, personally, or through emis- saries, haxe besought the officer ;day not to out their: names.. Con- stable Cross so far hae compiled, but he says not because the ladies-'asked It. "To publish these names would -glv- pain and' cause unneoassary embarrass- he said tonight, "but If these people appear In court .In answer to the summons and which have been served ou them, It will then be finpossible 10 kmep their names from the public, ami there will be a good deal of surprise when la learned that prominent Continued oji Three. CIS REPORTED Maddox Brings News From N. W. Georgia. SMITH ANO CLAY Subject of Conversation Strong Resolutions Are Not Announced. Brown Managers Amused Issue Smith Quarters Are Making Over High Price of Cotton Many Speakers for Brown Announce Dates. at Hoke Smith Makes Engage- ments to Speak in Tifton on Saturday Morning; Probably in Vienna on Same Day. and in Gainesville on Monday. The tide of enthusiasm at Brown fceadquarters is dally mounting higher j ma the reports come In of gratifying I gains In every part of the state. j Manager Ed Maddox returned to the city on Monday from northwest Qeor- i gla. having attended a big Brown rally at Cedartown on Saturday night and i delivered an address. He reports that; in Polk county and In hia hoane county of Floyd the sentiment for Governor, Brown's reelection Is steadily gaining In strength and the governor's follow- ers becoming more enthusiastic. He said the speech of Governor Smith In Floyd on Saturday accomplished prac- tically nothing. at Cotton Iwnie. The Brown managers have been much amused at the issue which the Smith people are making over the fact that cotton during tbe past season went as high as 16.50 on the boards of the New York Cotton Exchange, and their vehement denials that Governor Brown was responsible for It. According to Mr. Brown's friends, the governor himself has never inferred to the price of cotton; he has never predicted that the state would raise did Governor .jmith on one thus played Into the hands of the gamblers who would depress the price. He is glad that the farmers received a good price, but chinks the majority of tbe crop was marked around IB cents instead of at 16.60 centa Governor Smith In his speech at the Auditorium referred toi 16.50 cents he price the Brown men claimed the governor bad sent the market up' to. Manager J. R. Smith said he did not see how Governor Brown had anything .to do with sending up the price of cotton. He added tbat he did know. Qo.V9rn.or Brown and his administration had not done anything to reduce the price of cotton. Passed by Veterans. Resolutions Say Gov. Brown Proved Himself a Friend of the Veterans. While Ex-Gov. Hoke Smith Stood for Quar- terly Payments of Pensions. It was announced that Senator Ed Former Governor Hoke Smith and Hon. A. S. Clay, United States senator from Georgia, had a long conference at Mr. Smith's offices In the Peters building yesterday in regard to the former's candidacy for the governor- ship. While no statement of the con- versation was given out, It Is said tbat Senator Clay Is giving active support to Mr. Smith as against Senator Clay's townsman. Governor Joseph M. Brown. Mr. Smith haa made the following engagements to speak: At Macon next Friday night. In the city auditorium. At Tifton on Saturday morning, at o'clock. If the address Is finished in time, the former governor will run over to Vienna and make an address there In the afternoon of the .same day. On Monday he will speak at Gaines- ville, In Hall county, on the, Issues of the campaign. It la announced that John B. land, of Yaldosta, will speak next Saturday afternoon, at o'clock, at BainbriQge. Comment Maddox Trip. The trip of Manager Ed Maddox. of the Brown campaign headquarters, on Saturday, to Cedartown. where he addressed a gathering of Gov- ernor Brown's friends, was Inter- preted at te Smith headquarters as being an admission that Governor Brown was weak In Polk. As Polk gave Governor Brown a majority of 70S votes la tbe last campaign, they are asking what is the need to waste ammunition on the county? The following statement was given out Monday at headquarters: "One hundred and five enthusiastic workers from Fulton county and from many other counties of Georgia shook hands with Hoke Smith from 11 to 11': 30" o'clock this morning at head- quarters. "One -of- the leading farmers of Spaldtng county says that in his dis- trict alone he has. changed, thirty-one voters from-Brown o Smith. His argu- Continued on Page Fourteen..' Continued on Page Fourteen. After a rousing discussion of the principles Involved In the campaign for governor and the relative merits of the gubernatorial candidates. Camp W. Walker, No. 926, United Con- federate last night adopted resolutions Introduced by J. M. Spurlln. Indorsing the candidacy of Governor Joseph M. Brown, The meeting was held In the basement of Carnegie li- brary. The question of Indorsing the candi- dacy of Governor Brown threw the camp into a heated discussion, and was opposed by several members on the ground that politics should not be Introduced into the camp; that H was loctal organization, and should take no sides In any political discussion. Bronm a Friend to Veto. The supporters of the resolution advocated its adoption. They declared that Governor Brown has proved 'himself the lend of, the Con- federate veterans because he advo- cated the annual payment of pensions. while Governor Smith had stood for and had secured the passage of the law providing for the quarterly pay- ment of the pensions. J. M. Spurlln, R. O. Foard. Dr. j. T. Keown, W. T. Bowden, W. P. Archer and others spoke in favor of indorsing the present governor, while J. A. Cher- W. 0. Stewart. J. E. Maddox. J. T. Reams and others spoke against. In opposing the j'eaolutton, Mr. Cher- ry declared that 'he la opposed to In- dorsing the candidacy of any political candidate. W. P. Archer, adjutant 'of the camp, In favoring the resolution, declared that it would not be the first time politics has been brought Into the camp, and he referred to the fact that two years ago the camp had elected Governor Brown an honorary.- member of Camp Walker. (or Rnolntlom. ATLANTA FORWLAfiS This City Seeks Con- clave (of 1913. Angeles, New Orleans and Atlantic City Abo Bid Are Keeping Open House in Effort to Land the Next Con- clave. "We knew somebody was going to object, to It." deeJared Mr. apurJInT Chicago, August rivalry to secure the Knights Templars conclave of 1913 developed today as delegation after delegation to the .present ing arrived. Los Angeles, New Orleans; Atlantic City. Denver and Atlanta are. actively seeking the honor. All Keeping Opea-Hooae.. All are keeping open house. Calltornlans, to attract attention'- LO their Invitation, will 'distribute boxes of oranges at a reception to given Wednesday night. Mayor Behr- raan, of New Orleans, leads the fight for that city. The New Orleans is decorated with cane, corn, }t rice and Spanish moss.' Tbe Denver' delegation fairly seethes with enthUBl- aam, and points to its entertainment of the .democratic national convention as a sample of what the city can do.' Atlantic City Includes the entertain- ing of large crowds among Its routine of business affairs, the same being loudly proclaimed. Atlanta claims to be the south" in epitome, with all or the hospitality of a section which prides Itself on caring for Its xuests. BagUah Kalckli Arrive. Right Hon. Henry 'James. Karl'- of Huston.- cousin of the king- of. England; moat eminent supreme pro-grand- master of the. great priories ot the Knights Templars of- Wales, etc.. arrived here today- to attend the thirty-first conclave' at the order in the Doited States. In the- earl's party were Ath past grand constable of the priories; John Fergus, the yacht build- er; Henry Homer.'.aide-de-camp to tbe Sari ox Buvton; R. Newton grand herald of the great prectfptory of Bngland--and Wales, and Thomas great marshal of- England. Guei Noniriitod. Alheville. N. C.. August entries were, made In the superior court todaar of non-aalta in -the two cases brought by Dr. c. A. Schenck agalnat George W. Vandertilu. The Bults'followed the dismissal of Dr. Schenck (ram the position of forester Rejected, YoungBradford Put Bullet in Head. Girl Refused to Break With Another Man and Marry Went to Hos- pital and Watched Him Die. South Framingham, Mass., August H. With a copy of Byron's poems beside him Gamaliel Bradford, third, of Wel- lesly Hills, direct descendant of Wfl- Bradford, first goyemor of the Plymouth colony, and a member of the 'graduating class of -1910 at Harvard, ehot himself to death at a local hotel because the girl he. loved an-1 who is engaged to another, had re- 'fused him, Overcame Bradford was .23 years old and the course of his passion "broke ,the stern barrlef of long generations of pujltan repression this morning, when he begged the young woman he loved tc break her engagement to another man. His pleadings were made-at the rail- road station here add concealing his agitation at the young lady's refusal; Bradford walked directly to a nearby engaged, a room, and, saying hf> was tired, locked himself in. Within half an hour, four shota were heard. When hotel employees broke down the door of the young man's room, he was. found, lying on the floor uncon- scious from a .wound in his head. The other three fired wildly, left their marks about "the apartments. Girt With Him pied. ,News of the shooting .Cached young woman who had rejected him and She -fainted.. Upon recovery she begged to. go to Bradford's bedside at the hospital, where he was taken, and there she remained nntl he died, a few hours later, unconscious to the'end. Gamaliel Bradford, second, the youth's father, said his .son long-brood- ed over his. love affair and the family feared result. Young Bradford was a brilliant etu- ;dent, finishing bis four'years'.; course t Harvard In three years. His, col-. ;lege chum, John" committed suicide two years ago, under 'circumstances ,as His grandfather is Gamaliel Brad- ford, .of BrookHBe, the antl-fmperlallst and a former Will Not Be Reachedat This Session. Atlanta will have to wait another year for legislative action on the plaza proposition. The bill, which was introduced by Messrs. McElreath, Alexander and Brown, of Fulton, providing that the Continued on Page Three. Weather Prophecyi FAIR. In north, laowert Tuesday and probably Wednesday; light variable wlnda, Local Lowest temperaure.......... Highest temperature.......... Mean- temperature............ Normal, temperature.......... Rainfall" In 24 hours, inches.. .00 Excess-since 1st of nlonth. Inches. .0 Deficiency since Jan. 1, Inches.. ..3.6 Reports from Varloiu STATIONS AND State of WEATHER. Abilene, Tex.. Atlanta, "cldy. Atlantic City. clUyj Boise City, 'cldy Boston, cldy Bronwnsvtlle, clear! clear. Burrwood, .j Charleston, pt cldyj cldy. .j Corpus Chrlstl, clr[ Denver, clear. .j Des Molnes, cldy. Dodge City, oldy I Duluth, pt cldy. .j Durango, cldy. .j Easlport, Me., clearj- -I Green Bay, cldy. .1 Hatteras, cldy. Helena, clear. Huron, pt cldy Jacksonville, cldy.j Kansas city, cldy; Knoxville, clear, .j Louisville, cldy .1 Memphis, pt cldy.! Mobile, cldy. .j Modena, cldy. Montgomery, Montreal, pt cldy j 'Moorhead, pt cldyj 'New Orleans, cldy.j New York, cldy. North Platte, raln.j Oklahoma, pt cldy! Palestine, .'clear .j cldy .j jplusburg, clear- .j clear .j Raleigh, pt cldy Rapid City, clear Jloseburg, clear. pt cldy.. .j 'San cldy.j San, Francisco, clr.j St. Louis.- day, SL Paul, pt.cldy Salt Lake C'y, cldy a Ste. Marie, cjdy. Sheridan. clear ..v_. Bnrevepbrt. 'Swift Current, ".pt c Tampa. 'clay. -Cdleaov clear. ,v.1 Washington., rfdy.j. jWOHatonC: liay. Winneinueca; -s 84 16 68 88 88 TO 56 76 76 81 66 68 n 88 ts 82 74 98 84 86 "0 <2 90 94 84 86 HO 80 95 92 72 80 86 92 90 92 84 94 98 80 84 86 68 88 92 72 68 SO 78 88 70 96 88 I .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .M .00 .00 .00 .00 .08 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .06 .70 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .12 .04 '.00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00- .56 .12 .00 .00 .00 .00 .00 .12' .00 .00 .02 .00 ,00 .00 .00- It Is These, He Says, His OpponenyayeOeooupeed as "Reactionists, sters and Hoboes, TO SMITH'S POSITION ON ISSUES BEFORE THE PEOPLE Declares Hoke Smith's Claim of Precedence for His Policies Over Democratic Platform Is Issue in Present Campaign. Gov. Brown Discusses Regis- tration, Railroad Commission, Payment of School Teachers and Other Prominent Issues. That the of Georgia gave him the election -n 1908, Is thw showing made by Gov- ernor Joseph M. Brown, in an analytic- al and statistical statement embodied la his address to the public, given out yesterday for publication. With the figures of every voting precinct in Georgia, in the primary Dt 1908, before him. Governor Brown pre- sents a remarkable analysis of the re- sult which makes interesting Ills opponents have charged him with having been elected by the "rail- road "iiquor and sim- ilar interests. Thus, Governor Bro wn this charge has been hurled by bis po- litical enemies at the farmers of gia. Governor Brown discusses and rt- plies to Mr. Smith's attitude with reference to the registra- tion law, the railroad commission, the prompt payment of school teachers and other questions, and concludes: "Ex-Governor Smith's contention is lhat his polices must have precedence over the platform of democratic party, end that his will must supplant thaL of tbe people of Georgia. Til AT Id THK ISSUE IN THE PRESENT CAM- PAIGN. Governor Brown's Addreas. Governor Brown's address to state Is as follows: August 8, 1910. To the People of Georgia: In the speech which he prepared to deliver at Waycross. Friday, vjuly 29, and in his Atlanta speech. August 6, Hon. Hoke Smith seems to have dealt mostly in a lot of platitudes wherein he claimed for his own glorification Continued on Page Five. 68, I 88 92 I ADVERTISING TALKS WRITTEN BY WILLIAM C. FKEEMAS a It is not so long ago that ALL ADVERTISEMENTS; were looked upon with BUS-' picion. They were accepted by the people upon the theory that the moral code did not apply to it did not exact ACCUBACY OF STATEMENT on the part of merchants. Today, the advertise- ment that does not bear, on its face, EVIDENCE OF TRUTH is rejected by the public. It is a flat failure. The merchant who lies, about the merchandise he sells stands about as much chance of succeeding as does the man in any com- munity whose word is not accepted. As we grow in knowl- edge, so does our respect' for right-doing increase. EDUCATION'is the peo- ple's SAFEGUARD from the wiles of ihe deceivers in advertising, and that is the reason the deceivers do not attain permanent success. NEWSPAPERS ARE NATURAL BUSINESS BUILDERS. They are the QUICEEST-and; generally, the SAFEST CARRIERS MESSAGES from --to. homes every-1 where, h I :adiait to partiality in lEWSPAPERr VSPAPES.I   

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