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ABIUM VOL. XXXI. NO, 119. Richmond, Indiana, Monday, May 21, 1906. Single Copies, Two Cents. HP RIG BOOY OF EDWARD FLOREAJECOVERED Dan Green Found Remains of Unfortunate Connersvilie Young Man Yesterday. IN WATER FIFTY DAKS SLI1KG FORMER OFFICIALS SENATORS HOPE TO QUIT JULY 1 E. E. WITHERBY IS EXPECTED TODAY CASES IN GRANT COUNTY Expert Accountants Report That Number of Them Drew Too Much Money Supreme Court May Settle The Cases. Leaders Have Determined to Curtail Debate on Canal and Smoot. Matters. ' It Is Thought that Monopoly Agent Still Hopes to Buy N Light Plant. EFFORTS TO BE IN VAIN BODY WAS DISCOVERED FLOAT ING rN QUIET WATER FIVE MILES BELOW WHERE THE BOAT, WAS FOUND. After parents and friends of Ed ward Florea and Francis Johnston, the two Connersvilie young men who were drowned whilo duck-hunting late In March, had retired from the search for their bodies, and had given up all hope of ever seeing the two young men, dead or alive again, the body of Florea was discovered in an accident al way yesterday morning by Daniel Green, a cousin of Florea, who was walking along the river bank on his farm, six miles below Connersvilie, and five miles below where the boat was found. Green was looking for some cattle on his farm and when going along the river, noticed an object partially cov ercd with paurt, which looked like a bundlo of clothos. The face was not visible,, but as soon as Green saw it, ho thought of his dead cousin, whose . body had never been recovered. lie turned tho object over and found it to bo a human body in a frightful state of decomposition. Summoning help, the remains were placed in a metallic coffin and taken to an undertaking establishment. There, identification was made com plete, as Florea's watch, keys, $2 in money and tobacco pouch, all of which articles wero known to be his, were found in the pockets of the dead man. Tho features were unrecognizable, but to make perfect the identification, there was one boot, on Florea and the other, the mate, had been found by tho pearching party, before. Lost Their Llvee March 30. The way in which the young men lost their lives Is still fresh in the minds of . Richmond peo-i pie, Both having been well known here. They went duck hunting on Saturday, March 30, when the river was very high on account of floods, and since that thlme'they were not seen. Search for their bodies was instituted, but without success. A reward of $1,000 was offered and al though the banks of the creek were scoured for miles downstream, no trace was found except ono of Florea's boots and a part of the boat. Florea was the son of George Florea, a well known resident of Connersvilie. The funeral will bo held this after noon at Connersvilie at the boy's home, at three o'clock. The coffin will not be opened. It is expected that there will be a large attendance. On account of the finding of Florea's ibody, It is thought that the body of Johnston should be somewhere near, and guards are now making another thorough search. FRICTION IS ADMITTED BIG OFFICIALS DISAGREE Chief Engineer Stevens in Charge of the Panama Canal, Is Told to With draw HIc Resignation and to Visit the President. Publishers' Frsnl ., v Panama, May 20. It was admitted here today that there is considerable friction among the higher officials en trusted with the canal management and it Is known that the trip of Chief Engineer Stevens to Washington has considerable significance. He has been unable to agree with Chairman Shonts on a number of vital matters of policy, and so he forwarded his res ignation to Washlngto nand stated that he would await the arrival of his successor here. Instead, came a message from Pres ident Roosevelt, ordering him to with draw his resignation and to come with all possible diespatch, to Wash ington. He has been assured that he will have the support of the adminis tration. It 13 generally understood here that Shonts will retire from the chairmanship and that his successor will be Gov. Magoon, who as chief of ficial of the zone, is making an envi able record for efficiency. Sen. Kirkman to Speak. The Grand Army at Webster. Ind.. cordially invites the comrades of Chester, Fountain City, Williams burg and Richmond to atend their decoration excerslses at Webster, May 27, at two o'clock. Senator Kirk nan will address the meeting. To Do Hospital Work. Roy D. Morrow is at home fro a ',6hort vacation. He will return to In dianapolis this week and will, engage with Dr. Stevens in hospital work. Mr. Morrow Is a student In Purdue school of medicine where he will com plete next ye?r. Palladium Ppeclal.l Marion, Ind., May 20. The county commissioners have ordered the coun ty attorney to file suiut against Cas- slus C. P.radford, ex-county sheriff. and William T. Camraack, ex-county clerk to recover about $$9,000 alleged to have been appropriated by them while officers of the county. Other county officials were alleged to be short In their accounts, but' suit was ordered in the two cases only, a these two officials would have escap ed by time limitation If suit had not been filed at once. Bradford, the ex sheriff is charged with takins the money received for the Ins and outs of prisoners at the county jail. A sim ilar case is now pending In the su preme court and if the finding is in favor of the sheriff in that case the suit against Bradford will be dis missed. ' . The amount alleged to be dne the county from the county officers, as shown by the report of Kenworthy & Workman, expert accountants, is as follows: William T. Cammick. ex clerk, $3,27C; Cassius C. Bradford, ex-sheriff, $5,284; George A. Modlin, ex-auditor, $1,800; William Steele, ex treasurer, $1,770; Joseph Carmichael, ex-recorder, $238; H. O. Cline, ex-recorder, $351; Elsworth Harvey, ex treasurer, $144; Clark Mills, sheriff, $2,715; Harry Goldthwalit, auditor, $7M; M. M. Wall, clerk, $1,200. BEVERIDGE TO , FIGHT TRUSTS He Will Father a Measure to Regulate the Meat Business. HIS STRINGENT METHODS EVERY SLAUGHTER HOUSE OWN ED BY COMPANY DOING INTER STATE BUSINESS TO BE IN SPECTED. Publishers Press Chicago, May 20. A special dis patch to the Chicago Tribune from Washington says: With the consent and approval of the president, Senator Beveridge of In diana is about to take the first step to secure govermental regulation of the meat -business of the United States. Senator Beveridge will introduce a bill within the next few days greatly extending the powers of the federal government over the packing houses. The bill is being framed in consulta tion with Commissioner of Labor Nelll who, it will be recalled, recently in vestigated the condition of the packing houses at Chicago, and Clmmissioner of Corporations Garfield, who some time ago made an exhaustive investi gation of the beef industry. Details of the measure are being kept secret, but it may be said in gen eral terms that they contemplate bringing under thorough federal in spection every slaughter House which does an inter state business. The strictest precautions will be authoriz ed to prevent dead or diseased animals from being used as food products. Failure to permit inspection will mean prohibition to a slaughter house to ship meat outside of the state and violation of the law will be severely punished. Dispose of Condemned Meat. The Beveridge bill empowers the federal Inspectors to dispose of any meat which they condemn. The regu lation of the bureau of animal Indust ry, under which pork is inspected, di rects a microscopic examination of all swine products exported to countries requiring such examination, but for bids this action in the case of hogs slaughtered for interstate trade. The charge has been made that the result is the American people eat a consider able quantity of hog products affected with trichinosis. In order to secure proper enforce ment of the proposed law, a large in crease in the number of inspectors must be made. It has been alleged that the Inspectors at Chicago were dishonest, but this is denounced as false. It appears to be true, however, that the force' is insufficient properly to inspect the meat. Secretary Wilson of the department of agriculture has insisted that congress provide his de partment with sufficient funds to en able It to appoint dditional inspectors, but the house refused to coiNply with his request, and the suspicion prevails that there has been some Influence at work which has prevented the adop tion of tl- secretary's recommenda tion. The ostensible reason advanced Is that it was. necessary to keep the appropriations down to the lowest pos sible figure. LOCK CANAL IS PROBABLE LOWER HOUSE IS DETERMINED ON THAT TYPE OF WATERWAY AND SENATE WOULD WASTE TIME IN DISCUSSING ANOTHER. Publishers' Press Wshinton .May 20. The most striking piece of legislative business in Congress the coming week will be the sending to conference of the rail road rate regulation bill. It will go to the House tomorrow and confrerees will most likely be appointed on Tuesday. The Senate leaders have not mapped out a program for the coming week, but every effort will be concentrated towards having the great supply measures pushed through without delay with' a ' view of fixing an early get-away bill. This may be before July 1, if the Senate leaders persist in their present determination to have discussion curtailed on the canal bill and on the questior. of Senator Smoot's right to retain his seat. Retarded Other Legislation. The consideration of the rate bill has greatly retarded all other busi ness in the upper house. With, it now out of the way, the expectation is to have the decks cleared of all pressing legislation and to postpone until the short session all questions that do not demand immediate action. The belief is that the canal bill will be made the unfinished business so that Democratic Senators, who have expressed a desire can criticise what they consider to be inefficiency and extravagance in canal management. There is no likelihood of the bill, which provides for a sea level canal, being pushed to a final conclusion if strong opposition develops, for it Is understood the House will accept nothing but a lock canal and any ac tion the Senate may take in favor of a sea level type will be time lost. Un der existing law the president has power to select the type of canal if Congress does not act. Three Days' Celebration. Publishers' Press Charlotte, N. C, May 20. A t&rea days' celebration in honor of the signing of the Mecklenburg declara tion of independence was begun here today .under auspicious circumstanc es. Hundreds of visitors from all sections of the country are present, and, for the first time in the 131 years that the celebration has been held, it is formally recognized by the Federal Government. WILL ORGANIZE SOCIETY A Systematic Fight Against Con sumption i Planned for This City Exhibit Beneficial. That the Tuberculosis exhibit held last week at the South Eighth Street Friends church has been beneficial is evidenced by the fact that plans are already under way for the organiza tion of a Society in this city for pro tection against the ravages of this disease. Following the last meeting of the Conference, resolutions favor ing such an organization were pass ed and an anti-tuberculosis society, such as have been formed in many large cities, will be in the field to battle the common enemy consump tion. Those in charge of the exhibit feel kindly to the physicians and newspapers for their help. Lindemuth is President. Attorney A. C. Lindemuth, Identified with the Richmond Home Telephone Company, was highly honored by the Indiana Independent Telephone Asso ciation at its meeting last week. He was elected president for the ensuing year. More Yellow Fever. Publishers Press Havana, May 20. An additional suspected case of yellow fever is re ported from Matanzas. The case of genuine fever there is in the conta gious disease hospital and the author ities are taking every precaution to prevent its spread. The rule to refuse permits to any Immune desiring to take passage to the southern ports of the U. S. will continue In effect until it is raised by the U. S. Marine Hospital service. Alumni Dance June 15. The Alumni Association of the Richmond High School, recently reor ganized after a. dormant period will celebrate its reorganization on the evening of June 15, by a dance and entertainment at the High School. Arrangements have been made to have a large number of the gradu ates back to the High School for the evening and an excellent program i being prepared. If when our old friend Castro makes that promised trip to urope he w or as gifts, of his world-renowned Nerve Tonic, all bad feelings against him HAVE IGNORED THE MUUim REQUEST It Is Understood that Employ ers Do Not Want to Rec ognize the Union. TO SETTLE INDIVIDUALLY STATED BY A RELIABLE AU THORITY THAT MANUFACTUR ERS WOULD ADJUST WAGES IN CWN SHOPS. It is generally understood that the local manufacturers have ignored the demands recently made by the local moulders union for an increase in the wage scale from $2.60 to $3.00 per day. It is stated by reliable author ity that the employers will continue to ignore these demands as Ions as they emanate from the union, but that they will be willing to discuss the question with their emplo3res. All employers who have been approached refuse to affirm or deny this report, stating that they are seeking no pub licity in the matter. All express their opinion that the question of an in crease in the scale rate will be set tled satisfactorily to both sides and without any drastic measures being resorted to. The moulders are considerably agi tated over the matter and at a meet ing held Friday night that question was thoroughly gone over. Just what decision was reached is not known as the moulders are maintaining as strict a silence as the manufactur ers. It is thought the moulders will Insist that the union be recognized. SUCCESSOR NOT CHOSEN The Rev. H. H. Hadley Leaves Next Sunday For His New Pastorate at Newark, N. J. No arrangements have as yet been made in regard to securing a rector to fill the vacancy at the St. Paul's Episcopal church caused by the resig nation of the Rev. H. H. Hadley. who leaves next Sunday, for Newark, N. J. to accept the rectorship of an Episcopalian church in that city. The Board of Wardens is at work and it is expected that anomer minister will be selected before many weeks. Overcome by the Heat. Richmond Man in a Very Serious Condition ?n a Hospital at Hamilton, Ohio. I ..a.n.vd?u.n Special. Hamilton, O., May 20. Charles WolfT, a painter of Richmond, was prostrated by the heat in this city Friday and he was removed to Mercy Hospital In a critical condition. It de veloped that Wolff came here hunting work and that he has been without food for twenty-fcar tours. There is ho?e at n?s7srj. H lias 4 flrU3 t WANTS WOMEN POLICE PETITION IS CIRCULATED Mrs. Goldsizer, of Bayonne, Insists Women Are Best Adapted for Guard ing Morals of Children Mayor Per plexed. Publishers' Press Bayonne, N. J., May 20. Hopeful that when the women of the city dem onstrate their sympathy with her pro posed reform movement the city offi cials will take favorable action, Mrs. Julia Goldsizer of 26 East Forty-fifth street, Bayonne, started out with peti tions demanding the appointment of a force of women police. Mrs. Gold sizer is hot at all disheartened by filure In the past to interest Mayor Pierre Garven and the council in her plan, and she feels confident success will finally crown her efforts. When Mrs. Goldsizer wrote to the mayor several months ago asking the appointment of women police to loo"k after the morals of the children the mayor sent the communication to the council, and, with joking remarks, it was referred to the committee on health, charities and corrections, where it is. Mrs. Goldsizer will try to obtain the signatures of several hundred women to her petition, and this, she believes, will compel the city officials to act. POISONED FROM CHEESE TWO WERE TAKEN SICK Greensfork People Eat Cream Cheese with Serious Effects It is Sent to Indianapolis to Be Analyzed by State Chemist. ." An. Impure cream cheese, sold by a large packing firm to a grocer at Greensfork, seriously poisoned Miss Carrie Byrd of that place, last Thurs day, and the one other person who ate of the cheese, a small boy named Burg, was si so "iade sick, although he recovered rapidly. Mis3 ay hi vsi the first to eat any of the cheese from this special mold, and shortly afterward, she became vi olently ill. A physician was sent for and found that she was suffering from poisoning. After several hours' work, she was declared out of danger and has since almost completely re covered. The cheese has been packed up and sent to Indianapolis, to the state chemist, to be analyzed. Address by Rev. Case. Th Brotherhood of St. Paul of the Grace Church, will be addressed- this evening at 7:30 by the Rev. Clarence M. Case, of the South Eighth Street Church. All members of the church and all who are friends of the cause are invited to be present. Committees to Meet. ' All committees and members of committees that hie charge of the General Assembly of the-United Pres byterian, church, which Is to be held here this week, are requested to be at the new Reid Memorial Presbyteri an church this evening at 7: SO to com $lst arrangements for the Assembly. ould take a few bottles, either to sell will vanish. WILL CELEBRATE ASCENSION DAY Catholic 'and Episcopal Churches Will Have Ap -propriate Services. WHAT THE DAY SIGNIFIES IT IS THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE ASCENSION OF JESUS CHRIST INTO HEAVEN FORTY DAYS AF TER RESURRECTION. Ascension day will be celebrated by the Episcopal and Roman Catholic churches of Richmond on Thursday of this week bV appropriate services. The day is one of the greatest festi vals in the Christian church and is observed with much ceremony, it be ing the anniversary of the ascension of Christ into Heaven, forty days af ter his resurrection on Easter Sun day. There will be special services on Thursday morning at the St. Paul's Episcopal Church, with the Holy Communion and similar ser vices at the Catholic churches. The Sunday following Ascension Day is known as the Sunday After Ascension. There are no special ser vices for this day, according to the church calendar, but on the second Sunday afterward, Whitsunday, the real origin of the first Christian church is celebrated as this. is a mem orial of the day that the Holy Spirit descended from Heaven and imbued the disciples with the apostolic spirit. The Sunday following Whitsunday is known as Trinity Sunday, and this is the last special celebration day for several weeks. Had Religious Services. rPubllshera Prssl Greenville, S. C, May 20. The Southern Presbyterian General As sembly devoted the entire day to re ligious services. Visiting clergy men filled all of the city pulpits- and those in near by towns, with the ex ception of the Catholic and Episcopa lian churches. A large communion service was held this afternoon In the First Presbyterian enure- which was attended by all of the members of the assembly. Drowned While Canoeing. Publishers' PreJ Millville, N. J., May 20. Theodore F. Clark, a leading Free Mason and so ciety man, and manager of the de partment store of the Millville Manu facturing' Company, and his ten-year old nephew, Richard Radcliffe Lewis, were drowned in Union Lake today while canoeing. The tragedy has cast a gloom over the city. A Big Mackerel Catch. (Publishers' Press J Newport, R. I., May 20. The Glou cester fishing schooners. Alert, Bab son, Carroll and Shenandoah, first of the fleet arrived this season with a catch of about 800 barrels of fine' mckerel. One mackerel in the lot weighed seven pounds, was 26 Inches long and 14 around. The fishermen declare that the mackerel are running fine, and that the spring catch, will be the largest In years. REPORT OF INVESTIGATING COM MITTEE TONIGHT AT COUNCIL MEETING WILL FAVOR RE TAINING PLANT. After tonight's .session of the city council, negotiations for. the purchase of the Municipal , light plant by the syndicate of c istern capitalists and the same syndicate that owns tho Richmond Light, Heat & Power Co., will be terminated. The report that will be submitted by the special joint committee of council members and citizens, appointed to investigate the conditioas of the plant, will, as fore casted in these columns before, rec ommend the retention of the plant and its improvements. The commit tee will take a definite stand on the proposition to sell and will emphatic ally declare itself against it. No oth er recommendation, however, could be made in the face of the report which E. G. McMahan, expert accoun tant, has submitted to the commit tee. Every Members Favors Plant. , The figures presented by Mr. Mc Mahan set forth In detail the actual earnings of the plant during the pe riod of its existence and also shows just what the plant has cost the city in the way of repairs and in mainte nance. It Is said that every member of the committee has expressed him self as heartily pleased with the con dition of affairs as shown by the re port of Mr. McMahan and some of them were agreeably- surprised, la boring under the Impression that financially the plant was going back ward. Council probably will empower , the board of works to proceed within a very short time to Improve , the plant by adding a new unit which will provide the Increased capacity that the expert engineer recommend ed. There seems to be no question but that council will approve the report of the Joint committee. E. E. Wltherby, of New York, who. was here some time ago In an effort to purchase the plant, and in fact the man who started ail the Investiga tion of It, was expected ao arrive in this city Saturday but he did not get here. The officials of the Light. Heat and Power company think that he will come today, in time to hear the report made to council tonight. MANY VISITORS PRESENT Two Excellent Sermons Were Deliv ered at Reld Church by Revs. Lyons and Wade. There were many visitors at both"; the morning and evening services at the Reid Memorial United Presby terian church yesterday and to the beauty of the new church were added1 two excellent sermons. In the morn ing the Rev. Dr. Lyons spoke on the: text, "I am not ashamed of the Gos pel of Jesus Christ." Last evening the Rev. N. E. Wade, of New Brighton, who was pastor of this church la 1866, delivered a sermon on Chris tian Fellowship. It was well prepared and impressed the large congrega tion. Franklin Convention. The Franklin Township Sunday School Convention was held yester day afternoon at Whitewater, in the Christian church, and was attended by F. F. Halsley and Sylvester Har ris, of this city. There was much Im portant business before the conven tion, including the naming of dele gates to attend the County Conven tion In Hagerstown, this week and, the State Convention In Marion, la June. New Pastor Named. The Rev. H. Robert Smith, of Louis ville, Ky., has received and excepted a call tendered by the congregation of the First Baptist church, this city. The Rev. Mr. Smith is a graduate of the Louisville Baptist Theological Seminary. He will begin his duties here June 17. Case was Continued. Joseph Jones, colored, arrested last Thursday night for alleged attempted assault upon a young boy, was not ar ralnged Saturday. A continuance was asked by Prosecutor Jessup who is investigating the case thoroughly. The grand jury may be called upon to probe the affair. Alleged Car Pilfering. One of the things that the Wayne County grand Jury will look Into at its special session this week will be the alleged freight car robberies that have recently occurred here. A num ber of young boys are accused of pil fering articles of more or less value.