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   Cedar Rapids Republican, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1914, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                                THE CEDAR RAPIDS REPUBLICAN CEDAR BAPIDS, IOWA. TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 21, iau WO. 119 fine. Caillaux On Trial For Death Of Calmette FORMER PREMIER OF C TRiUl DRAMATIC STORY. 3NG TO HEAR _.JfAIf ACCUSED OF MURDER. IISO DBBCHIBE9 EVESTB I'RIOR TO RASH ACT, IN SHAME _ ______i SHE MOUN1RP CAL- I VARY THREE MONTHS BR- CAU8E OE1 CAI.MKTTE. U3KED BY FEAR _ She Dhl Not Intend to Kill Ed- itor of Figaro -but 'Could No Longer Kiidorr Thought of What He Might Rostand's PUoc. Paris.' July Mme. wife of Joseph Caillaux, ce premier of'Prance .and former ribrter of finance, occupied the enclosure in the aaalze court at Pallet of Justice Monday and re- ed In a dramatic manner the clr- inatnncefl leading up to the shooting March 30 of Oaiton Cilmette, flf the-Figaro, with whose Knunler te charged. 4dg-e Loula Albanel acted as pfea- it of the court; the procurator gen- Jules Herbeau'x, had .charge of prosecution, and Feraand Laborl, noted advocate who was closely intified with the Dreyfus case, was ief counsel for the defense. Cftttlaux held toe attention of crowded court room for three irs. Slight, almost insignificant In ipearance and possessing none of the characteristics of a figure of ianee, she spoke with great assiir- addresstnir herself In turn to _ part of the room like a lecturer, e told her story In short dlaconneot- centences, but showed remarkable 1U In facts so as to present them in the best light for The judge's role was a simple one, nflned to encouraging her with brief aha came to each auc- phaee of the- drama. Mme. jllaui was a. willing witness rdughout and showed great self- "t.was only after she had h'er narrative, and was tf there was anything she would i' to add that she cast restraint and' with accents of genuine a thrilled her listeners and murmurs of applause. Then irtbed vividly the protracted tuul endured because of POTTER'S FIELD FIND NOT LOST WINTERS GIRL against herself and her I'do not wish fd "one can. 1m- >UKh.. .X .f.eRred. .nd, for my because If __ letters were' published innermost secret would be iplayed before the world, my woman Jnor stand stripped and naked. pi-had always been-taught that a 111.. July 20 The theory that the body of the girl exhumed from the fleW of Mount cemetery was the miming Katharine Wn- 'ters, of New Cattle, Ind., wu ahatercd Monday night. The body was Identified by Nicholas Larry, a well-to-do implement dealer, hla daughter. Margery, who died thirteen months at the age of 2 yean. body had beta placed in thm vault of oeme- (ery. It had been burled In the public flelfl, uld, by the oeme- tery officials without hie know- ledge or commit. statement was confSrm- od by a jury of physicians who said tho body wu that of a child not over five yean old. Neigh- bora of Larry alw> told of' the death of hfa daughter ID Florida thirteen months ago. No one appeared from New Castle to attempt an identification in tho iDterefita of the Winters family. An amatuer detective who csJl- M attention to thelburlal of child lu an unmarked grave, re- fused to he convinced that the child was not Catharine Winters. He declared he would etay here In search for further evidence. M'REYNOLDSWILL FIGHT BAILROAD WHJj BRING CIVED SUIT TO SEP- ABATE NEW HAVEN FROM ITS SUBSIDIARY LINES. TO INDICT HEADS Attempt to Hare Federal Grand Jury Hold Former Directors of Combine for Their Acts Is Expected to Fol- low Immediately. Washington, July suit to separate the New York, New Haven Hartford- railn jompany from honor consisted In Mile as open as possible. t by aged parents. father ta subsidiary rail, trolley and steam- ship lines will be brought by Attorney General McReynotds In the United States district court at New York within the next few days. A final.effort Monday to settle the iroblem without litigation ended iftilure, although the attorney genet T. "W. Gregory, special- charge of fhe case and a i___________ "Haven directors wertr in confer- ?ncfc many hours. Thi1 New -Haven case will be laid .President Wilson and the cab- (bet.Tuesday., It is not doubted that the department's course will There' is lUtle doubt here, that on the heels "of the'suit will come an effort to have a federal grand jury in New son of.a.rlch botirgools of periofl 61 1830, devoted to the as of that epoch. My poor father, o last year told me that a wife who J a'lover was a woman without inor, never would have set foot in v- house' had he known of my liason th M Catlaiux. 'TV.- were reproached of being of in bowrgeolB. it is true. I do not lash for it I am a bourgeois. When 10 letters were purloined, M. Call- mi aufl myself felt alike; we would, preferred to renounce our great tppineBS rather than see 'out Inner (6 Masoned to the world. Lives in Dread. "T feared the publication of the ,tters on account of the society we equented. .We hod many friends, esp- among the embassies, and in jbae circles people wished to humil- te and cast ridicule upon my hus- ;md by the publication of two let- to addressed to two different women inert 'Thy Joe." They wished to Trow contempt upon the head of a ,_._t6T. of the republic, the chief of party and strike, through the. republic. 'finally, I did not wish to blush be- lore my daughter; that is one thing a Jroman must not be asked to do. I Iceply regret the prsent misfortune Ind I would nave undergone anything i tn.t world rather than have been cause of it." 'Her impassioned peroration was ac- Jbmpanied by eloquent gestures of her hands from which she had The Itfpped nor gloves. The spent Tuns on every word and movement, j caillai VeQuently expressing discreet appro- aallon. with which the presiding judge -n'a'de no attempt to Interfere. Tells of Killing. Mme. Caillaux told of the shooting the Figaro office. Prior to this had ben asked the judge re- _.dlng her interview with Ferhand fctonler, president of the tribunal of Scini'. from whom she hud sought to whether the attacks tf M. Calmette against her husband ould be stopped. 31. Monler told her, she said, that kills would be Impossible; that one I only pu' tip 'with it or make a enee by one's own means. He j I liddud. the witness asserted, that j it astonishing that with the such temperament there were .not re heads broken. iljiuvlco Chenu, attorney for M. Cal- rojatlves, rose and said that M. Honalflr, before the examining inagis- hat! rfflnlpcl giving iiuernncu to JJma Caillaux then told of what ofifc place on tho day of the. .tragedy, j "I informed M. Cnlllaux1 at. hi? testified, what M. Monicr had j aiJ. He wap very Indignant and exclaimed: 'If tlmt Is how things then I smiusn Mrno. served in the days-When It was build- ing up a system which the attorney general holds Is a combination in re- straint of trade. Both the civil and the criminal action will be. taken under the Sherman Jaw and the whole case regarded by the department- as the ost important undertaking this administration. er before has attempted to pros ny admlnlstra- mm KEEP LOUIS Praia WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO SEE ANYONE UNTIL HE RE- COVERS BIS HEALTH REAL STORY SOON BROTHER OF DISAPPEARING PREACHER PROMISES TO GIVE FACTS IN DUE TIME INSPECTOR COX HAS PRAISE FROM .OFFICIALS WIRE FOR SLEUTH Detective -Boenig Informs Detroit Superintendent 'of Police that Pat- mont Admit! He was Not Kid' napped but Simply Went Away. Milwaukee, Wis.. July 20-Rev. Louis R. Patmont, who disappeared from De- troit over a' month ago, has been founc and is once again hidden, but this tinn he is in the close custody of his friends who declare he will not be allowed to see anyone for a week at least, until he recovers from his attack of nervous hysteria. This was the word brought to Milwaukee by August Fatmont, his brother, who accompanied Louis Pat- mont and the Rev. C. L. Milton to Pren- tice, Sunday at midnight, win Milton and Patra6nt were on their way to, some retrait "The real story of what is wrong Louis will soon come; he said, "but not now. My brother has been fonly treated and n is certain that tns mind is not in a proper condition." Patmont's friends here take this to mean that Patmont has again the victim of his mysterious enemies, who were involved irfthe-Westville, III, kid- napping and it is hinted, as their ex- planations of his mental condition, that has been drugged until he is a men- tal wreck. After a week it is expected 'that Pat- mont will come out from retirement and tell his story of his wanderings. Monday's developments in the find- ng of the minister show that when he reached Rib lake on Saturday his mind vas in a He did not go to Rib to find friends, but was merely on _ travels. He school children lire last winter and'-th'ey ention of the .village ifcltfr ecognized him also and detained, him. }atmont said1 he .was going to leave 'on he next train but he was .kept at the "tome of the local clergyman. At mid- light Sunday! after the arrival of" the lev. C. L. Milton of Milwaukee lie i-ent with Milton to some retreat in ortlicni Wisconsin, as his brother now tates, for a week's medical treatment. August Patmont will not discuss tlie reiu wanderings of his brother, saving he be ii i.j-Jr, _'t.. T. State Inspector M..F. Cox, who recently completed a thorough examination of the city's books and acco'ints, -has sent Commis- H. Hughes of the rrtmont, a copy of his to State Auditor Jt contains many pages ot' N, showing all the city's be in accurate condition i closes with these words: o mayor and councilmcn of (Jar Rapids are conscientious, .ard working offlcials who have done well with the business of the They have retained an honest force of deputies who-have done their work in the best way. We would like to see the merit ays- tern applied In otner cities, the same as haa been done here We find nothing but what we could ICfl commend, at least thero has beep. THE PEOPLE BEFORE GET- an honest effort made to do TING INTO CEDAR RAPIDS right thing." German Ship Sails For Jamaica With Huerta II THIS mcAsssw ASK A MUSE HE MAY YET HlAVE TO GO TO BASEBALL WAR mum ORGANIZED BASEBtLL AMD PliAYERS' FRATEHNITV NEAR OPEN BREAK. HE ASKS A STREET REQUESTS THAT ONE MAY BE VACATED AND PLANS TO USE PARTS OF OTHERS AGREES TO STOPS Willing to Stop at Crossings Within City Limits and to Charge Only a Five Cent-Fare IT Council will Va- cate H Avenue. SEND BRITISH ORUS1ER TO QUELL HINDU BAND Yesterday noon it seemed that the SEND ULTIMATUM !city council .atld President Cass of the new Iiiterurban company were very near Chairman of National Commission 1 Notified That Players Will Ignor Contracts It Demands are Not Johnsou Defiant. New' York, July mseball and the Baseball Players' Fraternity appear to be" on the verge, of an open break regarding the status tnd disposition of Player Clarence O. Kraft, who recently declined to obey in order of the National commission report from the Newark Interna- tional league to the Nashville club of the Southern league, and was :sus- tenfled. The digposltlon of. this -player has teen the source recently of both cor- respondence ariil-.'persoiial- interviews between the representatives o.f the National commission, the: National ue and the Players' and at a meeting of the board pf di- rectors of .the .Fertpration Saturday. President David Ij. -pultz-of hat organization wap "Instructed to afe a letter, which is generally ed in baseball circles-an ultima- from the fraternity to organized :ompa an agreement.. Last that the council had r< light it appeared iched the conchi- The letter, addressed to ?Drrmann. chnlrman pmmission, said that unless1 the' de- mands of the federation in-the case if Kraft were agreed to, the mem- fptlpration on and after would'no longer, consider President Bar Johnson of the Amer- :an league, 'who arrive1 tl in this estei-dny. Monday called a meetlne of he American club owners to be held day .morning. In an -inten-lew- on sion that Mr. Cass will have to appeal to the voters at a special election for a before he can bring.his' inter- urban cars .into-Cedar Rapids. At the morning session of the city council Air. Cass agreed that he would make certain stops between the city Inn- fare, -provided the council would 2 that portion of "H" avenue between Twelfth street and Plar- street. He agreed to have the contract prepared and properlv signed before, Friday morning, lines run ovef'its own property instead of over- the cifcv streets.. He said that the company'bad Tiei-n to great expense in buying its of way and was en- titled to the ten-cent fare! But lie would that sign .a contract with the city council to charge on a five portion of VH" avenue between Twelfth street and Harrison" street. He agreed to have the .contract prepared and prop- erly .signed -before Friday ..morning, hen the. orilinaiicc presented by the edar Rapidsi'arid .Marion'.Citv railway Aneust j asking for_. an extension" of its Tenth street; line for final passage. It is this- portion of the" Tenth street line which 'Mr. Caps desires to have settled quickly. .He-has-to artier the spe- Vancouver, B. C., July the announcement that the Ca- nadian cruiser Rainbow and a contingent of bluejackets, rein- forced by details from cruiser Niobe, were practically ready to leave Esquimau naval harbor for Vancouver, the situation regard- Ing the Komjigata Maru and her riotous Hindu passengers became increasingly grave Monday night. The Hindus, several hundreds. in number, are resisting deporta- tion. Early Sunday morning they repelled immigration inspector? and police officers who boarded the ship to quell a disturbance. In a. pitched battle that followed, The Rainbow is expected to reach Vancouver shortly after daylight and she will embark a contingent of the Irish fusiliers and sixth Duke of Connaught's own regiment, who will proceed aboard fully armed. It is then in- tended to train the Rainbow's Kims on the Komagaia anti if DRESDEN CAKKIKS ENTIRE UtKRTA AND IJLAXtJXJET FAMILIES. OTHERS ARE LEFT BRITISH CRUISER BRISTOL WILL PROTECT REMAINING FED. KRAL REFUGEES. TALK OF PLOT THREE ARRESTTB FOLLOWING ATTEMPT TO CAUS13 MUTINY OF TROOPS. NO MOURNERTHERE Man Wlio Overthrew Madero From Puerto Mexico Without Re- colvinK Farewell Cheer Appreci- ates Advertising Given Hint by His Foes. Hindu. thc harbor lieved inevitable Reports to bloodshed is be- tliat the Hindus arc. making every effort to strengthen their defenses on the Komagata. They have erected bar- ricades on the decks, have sharp- ened their swords, of which they possess quiet a number, and havfi fashioned pikes through the agency of a number of black- smiths among th? passengers. They say they are determined to die before surrendering-. I- not.being even any shouts C bye" to him from the dock. The others of the party r- Iun" THEFT CAUSES ARRESTS GENERAL AGEXT OF CHI- CAGO SURFACE IJNES AN EMBEZZLER. WORK SMOOTH AuilUor Claims Same Concern is Also Iiiililk-atcd In Affair Ficti- tious Claims IVvre Substituted for one unit Funds Mts-ap- proppisitcd. Chicago. July Oseoski. Puerto Mexico, .July Gr- man cruiser Dresden. with former President Huerta and his family, and- former War Minister Rlanquet, Se- noni Blanquet and their daughter aboard, sailed at o'clock this evening for Jamaica. The departure of the former chief executive was without incident, there not.being even any snouts of "BOOA ...--------------..........1 here the protection of the 'Brltistt cruiser Bristol, which, is prepared to take them aboard in case of emergen- cy. It is probable they will sail on a. passenger steamer Tuesday Wed- nesday. The only thing to indicate anyone of distinction was aboard the Dresden was an extended Hue of fifty ragged troops, part of the famous 29th and part of the Zaragoza battalion, drawn, up at attention in front of the train and facing1 the cruiser. These troops presented arms as Dresden moved out, but it was so dark it Is doubtful If Huerta observed this sole official tribute to his departure. He and Senora Huerta. will have to re- member aa incidents of their, going little more than the embraces of friends and relatives and even these were '.indmeonstrative. were undmonstratlvc. The town tonight is am object of considerable speculative interest Or- have been Issued for the retire- t during the night of virtually .all troops, leaving the place open to the constitutionalists. The feeling toward Americana 'has ot been bettered by the presence of Huerta .and hjs followe rs and there ia ilicnsion ae recep- tion awaits the few remaining here to- Just when the remainder of .the Huerta party will be a8lo -leave' Is Surface waa dismissed Monday case she will-be by the're.fii- chanto, that he had appro- of the day ricsiii leagu. would reiusif if all Amerk uch timp us if carried iny.-at ,1........ ivcnne arid the connection with the owa- Kailway and Light .company's I rvIiTiPflve; before nieht tracks at Tenth street and Fifth avenue. printed of thp r-ompany's General Huerta referred to Presl Council Goes "to Look funds. Leonard A. Busby, president, dent Wilson in n conversation with th  nt' out in the two city auto- He said the home -of Ossoski leaving not been able to leai i Louis where he lias :ial and business; world and the out- :ome of these proceedings may de- ermine the value of the Sherman liiw as a'-criminal statute. ________'____________i_____ asked him 'when "He said, 'no at my own time.'" Grows Dramatic. She raised her clasped hand's and cried: "My God my God! if turn- Ing to the what I suf- fered that day! To think that my husband was goiiiK to kill a She lowered her voice E "I thought of comrnittin v with definitely >ecn. WIRE FROM SLEUTH Detroit Police Head Receives Infor- mation Contradicting Ktdnaning Tale Detroit, Mich., July J. Downey, superintendent of police of tins city, Monday, received the follow- ing telegram from Detective Andrew Boersig. dated Prentice. Wis.: "Patmont not kidnaped. Admits lie went away of his own accord." Detective HoersJR was retained by members of the local Church of Christ to investigate the kidnaping theory. He left here Saturday night with Rev. Claud F. Witty for Rib Lake. The lat-! ter is a friend of Patmont and posoil bv the le look oYCr the m'Sht is plaiinmfr to occnny'not only that the feden-.tion Iportinn-'of Harrison -street between H defending the I avenue and .Twelfth street. It was also Futprm'ty. Tt found that' the tfradii lor. the track is bp'tw c'n I of J avenue. This irgnnissed a platted street. The I "uarded by private detectiv President Full: issued a statftihpnt stand of the Play said that Kraft CJi the main point at issue, of tho causes of clh bail. It 'that 'the" "Cm'cinim'ti i Thinks 'Elecfbh Ndcessary entered into .between the The opinion tiled bv Mr. IXiwlcy players and tht-magnates last .year batl jFrifiay published in this pape iolated by club -'owners dozens ]tliat ttmo stated, that au.iiitcnirban purtrr ofoi-d of' times and that a fe of livinjr up to the of .the the riplit io cross 3 public n maae a pretense strect nskiiui for .a franchise at to th. vrrp had been re-ia sPK'aI an inter-; (Jssoaki di required prelimin- "rhan of a street, or honesty, without pay aiiRltng across "it. rlie'aiithority ruiist be "Ossoski v ibtained by" a vote of the people.' After "k-dnaphiu" Mr. Busby slid Hugerninn also I under guard. j scheme used by I Busby, an accident ivonW cur and several nuiy have i legitimate claims, (tctlous claims w. bo substituted, waivi-ra sirned am! ctighicr would pay the nianey. amount 1-a.nsed from small gums widely. I. am s of Mexico, no ;eif than one of nds. the Farroll iirbitnitiun, to i of the six cases of .players! feipT'of Cany of leader the search for the tempcr- am.t .i-orkcr when he disappeared from! hail Wcstvillr, 111-, and also when he drop- j iped out of sight here. July oycr nit Twdfth street "to the ninnrt! df-.-idi-d tint nit. cnimcti (icciuuu tnar the letter nf .the ITIW de- i mamls thn: Mr.. Ciss go liefoff- (lie peo- j and ask lor a franchise: The latinns regardiinr racatinns of streets and portions of sfrcftp. stops and stons and faro's may- be incorporated in the what happinsa I j would have given my life that day to j purchase peace for my husband! Then I thought of trying to do something yself to stop that publication. I id to myself, I will make a. scandal." She put her handkerchif to her eyes id cried: "Ah. my God! T had foreseen the lethod of handling street iicciuciiis. Ho brought a number j motor ambulances, wliich stationed at the various hospitals :1 when a report of an accident s received, woiilci, usually beat ths j ice ambulance tn the scene, take victim in seclusion to a hospital f by the company and a. settle- nt was usually reached nt or ;paper men just ttal in all his remarks. He pro- was fcssecl deep regard for the American people, characterizing the statement thai he was the enemy Of the United de- Stales as a "lie." the i "However, as a matter of fact, do en-, you know. Wilson. Carranza and Villa ivas n-re my best friends. They have In- troduced mu rather ind merely one of Hit- Mr more important mys< oc-. these." He waved his hands tu Include a lit- tie croup of officers and laboring men v.-Jio had irathcrtM to hear him. "But they have advertised he continued. "Oh. yes. they have done and the grizzled fugitive blew a cloud of cigarette smoke and shrugged his shoulders. t. 1 "Oh." not misunderstand" me. iavi- head it said that I nm an en- iy of-the States. Tha.t is a lie. I admire these Amer- people and 1 have all respect for president of 'that peo- SIR WALTER RALEIGH BRYAN rible is; ppt. s absolutely silent dur and at the end Mmt Explaining the circiimatancea of buvinie the pistol Jilme. Calllaux sne had no fixed Idea of using It ftnj any casp ha'd no purpose to kill nad a revolver which fflther had her, had loet lt when she reached home after con- ferrjnK wjth M. Monicr she was siill vacjiiating to what to do whether to K0 ot piearo offices see Calmette or to a ten. party. Finally she decided to leave a letter for her husband when she went to the Figaro. Reads Letter. j el read tho letter, which led "face." (Jp Jumped Chcnu. "6h, say tho word t triW ben said twenty public." beloved husband: When T told thia morninE of my interview with prcsident Monier who Informed me [hat wc in prance no law to pro- tect us apn-inst the Calumnies of the prtss< you naid to me that one of these dajcs yoll W0uld amaah the face of the ignoble Calmette. I realised that youv Decision was irrevocable. Mv re- 80lve was then shall do Jus- tjcp France and the republic need yoll' T vvm the deed. --jf thj., letter reaches you. you will hnow that I havo done or havt; tried ,0 jnst. Forffivo mo hut my patience ,K f lovo nnd embrace you ffom (lepths of my h Your Henricttf." "Expluin this letter. Mtor rclios -ipon to i fiat.i ui ma aad-j11 Judpe AlltHncJ: 'be pr-jincillatlon." Jlliu'. ralilnuxj "I never meant, to say 'that in tfoing to tho Fisuro office j j to shodt Calmetto. T i not uiado up my mind what 1 'should'do. I had inndc It perfectly t [o Baxtftr (the English c I sovarnncss) that 8ho must not give tho I letter to my husband unieM I had not returned at 7." Coming to tho scono of tha "The United States is certainly the st powerful nation im this side -of e Atlantic and perhaps the most werful in the world and her people iai-e entitled to the admiration of Xu one knows better than I that there j may be wide difference between the f people and the government" j As to the immediate future of his y. General Huerta WILL BEV1SE HT 1 111 T T !Crtuntrv. General Huerta wns evasive IL A11 OiS1 Bl LL' pcace was. "ot AFTER MONTHS OF UKMBKRV TIOX JUDICIARY I RI'-Ait'lIKS AGRKiaiKXT. t, in will com i difficult t< iolosjicaU Nat- ;risia here. It the sen it will conic." Xol Intrrvcntion. ill .that mean intervention? closely ta shot Washinston, July of delibration, the senate judiciary committee Monday ajjrrecil upon final revision of anti-trust bill j to supplement the Sherman law which The officers, the lal passed the house last sprinp. The all others looked at hi littee will report the measure to I but with no loss of tii sday. back emphatically: "No, never." t Most important of the amendments General Huorta, whose wife had I recommended by thi- committee is one i been signalling him to "como to provide for a court n-view of or- moved away toward the landing at 
                            

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