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   Washington Democrat (Newspaper) - August 1, 1913, Washington, Indiana                                S v K t VX3 ft T A Vf f f t r 5 VOL 355 WASHING 1913 EDITION SECRETARY McADOO READY TO DEPOSIT IN NA TIONAL ACCEPTS BONOS TO SECURE SPLIT ON BILL BANKING COMMITTEE FINALLY AGREE TO Treasury for First Time to Take Com mercial Approved by Clear ing House Committees in Va rious as Administration Measure Will Go to Party to SJx Re ports on Currency to fifty million dollars of government funds will be deposited In the national banks of the south airj west at once by Secretary McAdoo to facilitate the movement of Federal state and municipal bonds and prime commer cial paper will be accepted as security for the upon which the banks will pay 2 per cent The move of Secretary McAdoo In establishing this policy is to anticipate the money stringency in the late sum mer and which invariably accom panies the marketing and movement of especially when they are un usually as tho harvest now be ginning He intends to take time by the forelock and prevent or minimize the usual lightness of Government Bonds at In a statement the secretary made the significant announcement that government bonds would be accepted at par as security for the new deposits and that the additional money would be placed only with banks which have taken out at least 40 per cent of their authorized The United States 2 per cent serving as security for most of the national bank have been depressed re cently to new low market dropping to during the past few The secretarys willingness to accept these bonds par as security for the to of promised Inducement 16 the banks to Increase their circu up to the 40 per cent is expected to help in restoring the par ity of the depressed s by creating a new market for A New For the nrst time in history the government will accept prime commer cial paper assecurity for This privilege will bn an nounced the in order to make those special deposits available to banks on securities readily within their The commercial paper added lirst be passed upon and approved by the clearing house committees of the cities in which the banks offering such paper may be All commercial paper1 and bonds must finally be passed upon and accepted by the Approved comnv rial paper will he accepted as security for the deposits at 65 per cent of its face value and highclass municipal and other exclusive of government at 75 per cent ot their market agreement finally and decisively to disagree upon the administration currency reform hill was reached by Democrats of the house banking Settlement of the party currency measure In a Democratic caucus 11 is the pro A halt was called by the Democratic commlttecmen upon amendments to the J lassOwen Yesterday was tin1 last day given tor submission of proposed Chief among those presented us that of Chairman Carton Glass proposing an advisory board of 11 from regional reserve act yrtth the Cfntral reserve It the administrations to bankers board any but advisory juris The last Democratic committee Con ference was held Votes were taken on the various pending amend Next week the Republican members will he called In for a full committee meeting and the time Until the caucus will be spent In preparing reports to submit to the partisan meet The Democrats are resigned to cau cus rules upon the currency question because of the wide disagreement among the Democratic and probably separate re ports on the bill will be includ ing two minority WILLIAM RILEY DEAD Famous Gambler Never Allowed Min on in His Nor Permitted Cigarette William whose bookmaking establish ment OB Gamblers Row in the sev enties was known from coast to died He was about 63 years Although he Is said to have at one time been a practically was without funds at his whose white hair and mus tache won him the sobriquet of ver had a reputation among gam blers for his He never allowed minors In his no man was permitted to smoke cigarettes card playing was pot but any kind of a wager upon a horse athletic event or election promptly When Cleveland and Rlaine ran for the prtsiikncy more than In bets reposed in Silver Bills WIFE AND TWO DAUGHTERS KILLED AT CAUGHT AT GRADE CROSSING tCopyrtchuj LAWYER OBJECTS TO OVERMANS READING OF LIST OF LOBBYIST DEMANDS COUNSEL Witness Identifies Letter in Which He A Carted Sooghi the But That He Had Refused published that he made his letters public to nlean out the insidious lob by and to render a great public service was an accurate Shoots Wife in Anothers becaust another man put his arms around hla wife while she was Samuel a shot fatally wounded jhls while the body of baby was be Ing lowered Into the grave at the Jew ish and then attempted to commit WOMEN BARRED FROM JURIES Illinois Attorney General Holds They Arc Not Eligible to Cites GREEKS DEFEAT BULGARIANS Heavy Losses Both Sides Near Djumbala Bulgar Regiments fighting on the Creek resulting in the plete defeat of tho Hulearian froces on the Bulgarian frontier near Djum bala is reported in a dispatch j to the Times from its correspondent j at j The Greek losses are said to have been but Bulgarian restj meots ere reported to have been anni j Two thousand soldiers wounded In recent battles arrived at Saloniki in the last 48 MITCHELL NAMED FOR MAYOR New York Collector of Ports Nomi nated by the Fusion New John Purrey collector of the port of New was nominated for mayor this Bornlag by the general antiTammany fusion after nine ballots ted been Mitchell received 45 votes on the billot and nosed out District At torney Whitman by a narrow margin V la Illinois legally serve At least Attorney ieenral I so construes the state In view of the fact that in several j counties women in the past few since women suffrage be came only hau been j listed in jury but have actuI ally the opinion of the attorj ney which was written by Assistant Attorney General is of particular j The attorney general cites Article Paragraph of the state constitu tion of which provides that the rich of trial by jury shall remain in violate as in common law provides only for the membership of men on HOUSTON TO OUST 3 MORE i i Secretary of Punish Five Involved In Charges Led to Dismissal of Paint Men HBW Five members the woman suffrage club of Tomp donned bath colts and and palntetl Five hundred men to Olm former chief of the Statistics bureau of the department of agricul was demoted and assigned to field service as a result of an investi gation Into charges of alleged laxity of administration completed by Setre tary Four clerks inthe irta tisticians office were Daniel chief clerk of the weattfer bureau Henry professor of and section director of the bureau at Involved in the charges which recently led to dis missal of Chief Willis will be removed by the It Stormy scenes marked the session of the senate lobby for mer lobbyist for the National Associa tion of lost his several committee members In spirited passages at and torney Robert for the interrupted proceedings with a bit ter protest as a result of an attempt to begin crossexamination Mul Mulhalls most damaging admission came when he identified a letter prei sented by the which he wrore in to John presi dent of the asserting that Samuel Gomptrs had sought the letters in his but that he had refused Contradicts Wednesday he swore that Gompers bad refused to take the Now he admitted that Representatives Me Dcrmott and the latter the present secretary of had taken him to sec Gompers and that later Compers persona coun had gone to Baltimore to sen but that he had refused to ijivr up the When Chairman Overman began reading the questions submitted by the lawyer demanded that he be permitted to read his own in After u long wrangle McCarter final ly carried hlsl Then Mulhall as serted he would refuse to answer questions unless granted His anger was aroused at the first ques which related to his dismissal from the police force in I want he I wont Ill go to jail for contempt I was only their agent when I worked for this I wont lot them attack me and get away 1th Reed and Nelson Senators Reed and Nelson argued the question i Let us conduct this examination without Reed You wont do i interrupted We said I wont heat another ill You will hear another word wheth er you like It brj McCarter some rights Overman finally restored bat there was another babel when Mul hall Insisted on being The chairman lost hla temper and shouted to the witness to Answering the j crossexamination MnlhaU statement Dies of to the Christopher who of tab lets his cell at Central police sta tion last died at Robinwood Bowlln was arrested charged with obtaining approximately from residents of by passing alleged forged 21 IN SENATE EQUAL ARMED WITH WOMEN FROM EVERY STATE ASK CON STITUTIONAL AMENDMENT Attempts to Run i Machine Down Railroad i Bodyof GirlCarried on Pilot of Engine 500 Alderman George his wife and aged and aged were killed when train 37 on the Varidalia line struck their automobile at Jake an employe of jomned car and the sole survivor of the automobile said that corn field obstructed the view of the tracks and that he said to Morris Its about time for train eaid Morris as his car shot upon tho Heckman saw the oncoming train and jumped to the on He says Morris car was square on the tracks when the train hit anc that Morris was trying to steer the car to the left down the track ahead of the Heckman says that the la stant after he jumped the train struck the The car was carried 600 yards down the track and when the train came to a standstill the body of Georgia Morris was found on the She died while she was being taken to the Morris The body of Morris wasground to Miss Vera Morris fractured skull end died at the Morris Half an hour later Morrte NEARLY CLAIM Army of Peace Enters Capital tn Mo Part of Cobb Calls on I Cobb was a White House He came with Representative Tribble of Geor and President Wilson greeted him Invited the president to fee the DetroitWashington especially that on when a cup will be presented to Walter John The president said he would try to PACKER MORRIS AN INVALID j His Condition Declared to Be Due to j Nervous Strain Attending Trial for Mor head of tho Morris pack Ing plants and the largest owner of bank stocks in is seriously ill at his He is constantly un der the care of two physicians and trained His illness has been kept from the public for nearly six Morriii condition is declared to be due to the nervous strain attending the trial of the packers for criminal conspiracy In the beef trust Last winter Morris went to Cali In the hope of restoring his but to no It was said that he is a helpless and may nevi r regain his At the Morris home tho report that the packer was seriously ill was de GERMANY PASSES UP FAIR Joins England in Decision Not to Par ticipate in PanamaPacific Event at San Francisco in has followed the lead of Great Britain In declining to participate In tie Panama Pacific exposition at San Francisco In Announcement to this effect was made at the state According to the statement ot de partment the reason assigned in both Instances was that there are so many calls for participation In ex n is that this vague reason is really a cloak for more positive convictions npbh the part of both Great Britain and The according to the under standing are resentful of the failure of the Wilson administration even to consider their claims to the Panama can a tolls de maml for the ballot was strikingly im pressed on legislators when women pilgrims representing practically all the states of the Union formally presented petitions for enfranchise The famous marble room of tlie senate was the scene of an Im pressive gathering as senators from suffrage states welcomed the lauded their cause and predicted early enactment of a constitutional amend ment which would give them the The presenting of the petitions on the senate floor resulted in a remark able From all over the floor senators rose to pledge their aid to the equal rights Twentyone solons thus approved the The tariff discussion had to be temporarily postponed In order to permit of the presenting of the Women Are Mens It probably was with Frederick Starrs criticism that women are in ferior to men in mind that Senator Chamberlain of author of the pending constitutional welcomed the delegates in the follow ing words Women the equals of men In all that goes to the making of a better state they are the superiors of men in all that goes to make a higher standard of 1 hope that your mieslon may be Sixty motor gay with the yel low and white 6f the made their way for six miles through friendly ter ritory to the halls of Crowds on the downtown streets cheered the The pilgrims bore ag gregating more than which they had gathered within the six weeks as they journeyed across the east and middle Who Welcomed Those who extended the senates welcome and encouragement were Senators Owen of Oklahoma California Oregon Arizona Colorado Polndex Washington and Jones of That the battle nearly is won was the burden of most of the Last night the suffragists continued their demonstrations at a banquet tended by members of the house and 82 years shot and killed bis wife at their borne hers and then attempted ineffectually to end his own life wttH the same re The shooting toUaved a i THREE PULLMANS OFF BR1DG NEAR Three est of here just af ter A number of passengers are report ed seriously The train was bound for New York from Three Killed in DulutlT Wreck Three labor ers were killed and tVo fatally in jured in a collision of ore trains a the Great Northern railroad docks at Thf bodies of the victims thrown into the shipping pits by the The dead are DENIES CHARGES OF 2 GiRLS 13 and Accuse Millionaire Manufacturer of Luring Them Into His Mas owner of the Maxwell box fac tory and repute to be a was released under oa the charge of contributing to the de linquency of two young The and Mary Wo 13 and 7 years re daughters of a stock yards the wealthy manu facturer of kidnaping them in his them at night to a vacant keeping them there for several and then driv in them supplying them with money and taking them to a ho tel for the remainder of thu Maxwell was taken to the police sta tion and there confronted by the two I never saw them before in my he I spent the en tire evening at Maxwell corroborated her hus Maxwells friends declare they believed the girls either were mistaken in their identification or that the box manufacturer was the victim of a PAINTS GREEN Kansas Tippler Decides to Sign Pledge When He Discovers of derson Hasty of a small towu near was of his cloth coat tar was placed to Us body and hia face paitned green by a party of determined enforce observance of the Hasty was foundasleep beside a road in and was taken nearby where the was ap He was allowed to sleep oct the night on the That he uoiild sign the pledge is said to have been first declaration I f   

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