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MOOT ,ABIUM VOL. XXXI. NO. 131. Richmond, Indiana, Monday Morning, June' 4, 1906. Single Copies, Two Cents. IS AN EVENTFUL PASSAGE CALVERT MADE ANARCHIST FIRES FOR A SACRIFICE DARING ESCAPE BULLET IN BREAST OLYMPIA LEFT ON BEACH The Zealand! Starts on Trip From San Francisco Around Cape Horn With Big. Side Wheeler In Tow But Had to Leave Charge Behind. Democratic District Conven tion Names Minister as Congressional Victim. Earlham Sophomore4 Jumps from Second Story Window and Gets Freedom, Bomb Thrower at Alphonso's Wedding Procession Dies By His Own Hand. THE PA KOHII BOOKED (DISAPPOINTMENT IS FELT 'candidate failed to chal lenge congressman watson the resolutions were of the cut and dried variety. (By Staff Correspondent.) Greenfield, Ind., June 3. The Rev. T. H. Kuhn was nominated ' for Con gress by the Democrats of the Sixth district In convention here Saturday. There was no other name presented. No other person asked even to be considered. No one cared to make the sacrifice and the Rev. T. H. Kuhn was eagerly taken hold of and his nomination made unanimous. The Rev. Mr. Kuhn did not ask for the en 'dorsement of the Democrats; he asked that he be made their candidate and this they did. The nomination of Rev. Mr. Kuhn was reduced to insignificance when compared to the enthusiasm that was manifested over the mention of the name of William Jennings Bryan. Bryan's picture was in almost every vjlndow of the court house where the convention was held. Two large pic tures of the twice standard bearer hung directly back of the chair man's stand. Ills name was on every tongue and the convention was of the same sentiment as "Stokes" Jackson, who said that it was Bryan in 1908 or else he would bolt the party. When the resolution committee endorsed the Nebraskan for presidential candidate in tho next campaign, there was no eurprise. The "Antis" Outclassed. Another feature of the convention was the manifestation of the power of Tom Taggart over the delegates. The 'Antis" had very little place in the gathering. Those that did cone to Greenfield with a spirit of reorganiza tion in their bosoms soon had the notion taken out of their heads by the arguments of the Hancock Demo crats, the real winning Democrats of the Sixth. "No time to think of re organizing," "Tom's all right, even if he does run a bad gambling place," "Hearst will get control If you throw fdown Taggart and then it's all up," were the arguments that brought the doubting Thomases around, and when ,ihe Rer. Mr. Kuhn thanked tho Dem ocrats assembled for the confidence they had placed In him, he was thank ing Taggart Democrats. Meek a Poor Leader. It was clearly demonstrated tbt with Sylvester Meek as district chair man the Democrats cannot expect to do anything this fall. Meek is not an executive, he does not have that abil ity to go ahead and make arrange ments, to get work out of the "boys" and to create enthusiasm that are all so necessary of a campaign manager. The convention was a school boy af fair until the permanent chairman, Dr. R. S. Schllllnger of Richmond took charge. No places of caucus had been arranged for, the seating of delegates was left to the delegates themselves and several other points manifested the unfitness of Meek. Dissatisfaction Was openly expressed by the dele gates at the manner in which he con ducted affairs. In fact if "Stokes" Jackson had not been present it is doubtful if the convention 'work would have been completed yet. It was Jackson that drew up the resolutions, he read them, he moved vtheir adoption, he nominat ed Kuhn,' ho asked that a committee ; be appointed to escort him the candi date to the hall and in fact it was Jackson, here there and everywhere. The convention began at one o'clock. It' organized by naming Dr. Schllllnger permanent chairman and Walter Chambers of New Castle sec retary. In taking his place Dr. Schlll lnger said that he had prepared no speech as he had not expected to be called on ' for one. He said howe'ver that It was the intention to beat '"Jim Watson In the fall and that the man they would choose could do it. Resolutions Adopted. The resolution committee then made its report which was greeted with much applause. The report fol lows: Resolved by the Democratic Con gressional Convention of the tth Dis trict of Indiana: ' 1 That we reaffirm our belief in f?rsd allegiance to the principles of Tstitutional government, equality rre the law for all citizens irre . octive of position or wealth, and ooual opportunity in the pursues of life, and to every person the best re wards of his own labor and ability. 2 That wo ars in favor of an hon est ballot and a fair count, which shall give expression to the will of the peo ple, uninfluenced by corruption or sel fish interests. C That we are in favor of the hon est and economical administration of government in all its departments, from the lowest to the highest office in the gift of the people and are op posed to graft, bribery and corruption in public affairs, and hereby pledge our Influence and efforts to Sae remov al of any and all officials who are in itr.y cense a party to or dominated by ycuch evil influences, irrespective of Wj-arty influence or affiliations. 4 That we hail with approval every honest and fair effort to restore to (Continued oa Page Four.). Palladium Spec ial. New York, June 3. The four mast ed American steamer Zealand! arriv ed here today after an eventful pas sage from San Francisco around Cape Horn. The Zealandla left San Fran cisco on January 31 with the big side wheeler Olympla in tow, the latter be ing sent here for the purpose of en gaging in the Atlantic coast trade. All went well with the two crafts un til March 13, while anchored in Pos session Bay, Punta Arenas. During the day a heavy southward gale sprung up and the Olymplas anchor chains parted and she was swept on the long low shallow beach that marks that bay. An attempt was made by the captain of the Zealandia to float the Olympia and she was pulled clear of the beach. A sharp puff of wind, however, struck her and the towing ropes parted, the Olym pla striking the beach and this time being swept high and dry. All attempts to refloat her failed and finally Captain Roberts received orders to proceed on his voyage, the Olympia being abandoned in care of natives pending the arrival of pow erful tugs to float her. GIVING NO HEED TO OBJECT LESSON San Francisco Not Trying to Obviate a Future Calamity in Rebuilding. THE CRITICISMS OFFERED CLAIMED THAT THE SAME SORT OF STRUCTURES THAT FELL OVER ARE AGAIN BEING BUILT THERE. Publishers' Press San Francisco, June 3. Although expert investigation has established the fact that the steel frame and ter-ra-cotta buildings were the only struc tures that survived the fire and earth quake, the city building committee has adopted new regulations which will actually encourage a repetition of the recent disaster. An eastern building expert who has Investigated the subject here says: "The fact is that the new building laws will permit the erection of build ings of the sort that were tumbled down by the earthquake. Though architects have hammered away at the building committee in an effort to get into the ordinance some stringent regulations, which would make it im perative that new construction should be of the safest fireproof ' tile and steel type their advice has been disre garded. The use of gusset plates and other reinforcements in steel buildings has been suggested in vain. "The Cfoker building, a steel and hollow tile structure, passed through the earthquake and fire with fewer scars than any. of the other tall struc tures that are, standing. The steel cage of this buifding was strengthen ed with gusset plates, and no better example of this style orreinforcement could have been offered. Yet the building committee gave no heed to the lesson. The members of the committee seem to have been in a panic for fear lest they' fail to give the rebUilders wide enough latitude, so that it will remain with the property owners to see that the contractors they employ put up honest buildings of the type that withstood the devas tation ot earthquake and fire." Under the new building laws defi nitely settled on by the building com mittee, the height of skyscrapers Class A steel-brick buildings will be limited by the width of the streets. Two and one-half times the width of the street is the agreed-upon limita tion. This will permit the erection of buildings more than 200 feet high on Market street, and limit them to 155 feet on Montgomery street. FOUNDRYMEN ON STRIKE Anderson Factories Feeling the Ef fect of an Organized Walkout of Employes. Palladium Special. Anderson, Ind., June 3. The men' in the foundries of this city Saturday went out on strike, demanding nine hours' work and ten hours' pay.. The owners of the corporations effected state that since the men have gone on the strike in the future their plants 'will be run open shep and that they will not accede to! any of the demands of the strikers. ; SURPRISED HIS CAPTORS AFTER DOING "JOHN LOCKE" ACT CALVERT TOOK REFUGE VITH FARMERS WHO HELPED M GET AWAY. The kidnapping of Cecil Calvert and Hadlelgh Marsh, the two Earl ham Sophomores, on last Friday eve ning, had a sensational ending Sat urday morning, when one of the stu dents, Calvert, escaped from his cap tors, six big Freshmen, and by diving through a second story window, found himself free and soon gave the alarm to his classmates, who rescuedMarsh. Marsh. When Calvert and Marsh were tak en from the dormitory at about nine o'clock on Friday evening, they wey securely bound, and driven by the Freshmen to the home of a farmer named Peele, on the New Paris pike. Here, arrangements had been made to keep the two boys, together with their captors over night. The Peele home is several miles from Richmond, and the captured students did not know where they were being taken. Calvert's Daring Escape. The night was spent with the Soph omores carefully guarded and . every attempt to escape was in vain. About ten o'clock in the morning, while the prisoners were lying on the bed in the room and their guards were care lessly conversing,.. Calvert sur prised and frightened his captors by jumping heading through the window, carrying screen and part of the sash with him. He alighted safely on the ground notwithstanding that his escape was made from the second story window.' Those in the room expected to see Calvert lying on the ground when they looked from the window, hnt instead they saw him running ucm the yard to the road and found that Marsli companion, was making valiant eii . is to get away. It was all they could do to hold him. Marsh is a husky lad and he gave his guards some marks by which they will remember the affair for some time. He was finally over come. Farmers Help Fugitive. Calvert took refuge in a nearby house, and . telling the people of his Vredicament, asked them to help him. They refused to let the pursuing Freshmen come in, but threatened to telephone to the sheriff, not having a deep insight into college pranks. This was not done, however, and Calvert finally managed to get back to Rich mond. He notified the Sophomores, who immediately laid plans to free Marsh. The Freshmen were too wily, howev er, and took their prisoner to a large woods near the Cedar Springs Hotel. But one of their number was rash enough to cril up the dormitory on the telephone and tell some one all about the change of hiding place. That person was a Senior and he tip ped off the fact to the Sophomores. They went to Cedar Springs, and aft er a long chase, caught their man. Governor Hadley, of the dormitory, had given orders that the two missing students were to be back to tne school before four o'clock in the afternoon or everyone who had any connection with the affair would be exelle,d from the school. This order would probably have been heeded had not the Sophs taken the matter in hand and rescued their classmate a little before the scheduled time. REFUNDING BONDS ISSUED A Newly Organized Home Concern at Bluff ton Makes Purchase at Good Price. Palladium Special. Bluffton, Ind., June 3. An Issue of $42,000 worth of refunding bonds was authorized last night by the city coun cil and were bought at par by the new ly organized Union Trust and Savings company of this city, which pays' four per cent for them. The issue takes up all other city indebtedness, on part of which six per cent was paid. LICENSE WILL BE TESTED Redkey Good Citizens' League Claim; Liquor Dealer is Evading Lawr-' Cause of Action. Palladium Special. Redkey, Ind., June 3. The Good Citizens' le?ue of this place will test the Indiana liquor law relative to the saloon-keepers who are run ning under an extended license. Wed nesday William Garrett was arrested for selling liquor without" license. Mr. Garrett has a license but the league claims it is not legal and will take the matter to court WEATHER INDICATIONS. Indiana Partly cloudy Monday, warmer in north portion Tuesday, showers and cooler, light to fresh south winds. Ohio Fair Monday, warmer ia the north portion; Tuesday showers, light to fresh southeast to south wind. Let us hope that when "Fiddling that he will Introduce a few novelties ARE STRIVING TO Representatives of the Little Country Call on President for Help. GOVERNMENT IS CORRUPT PARTY NOW IN POWER IS USING MEANS TO RETAIN THEIR OF FICESPURITY OF BALLOT IS WANTED. Publishers' Press New York, June 3. That a deliber ate attempt is to be made by the present government of Panama to per petuate itself, no matter to what lengths of fraud It is necessary to go at the coming election, is the asser tion of a committee of representative residents of that republic who arrived here today on the steamer Alliancia from Colon, and who are stopping at the hotel Bellclair until arrangements can be made for a trip to Washington to see President Roosevelt. The committee comprises General D. Diez, Dr. P. Arosemena, E. A. Mo rales and B. Parros, all of whom are leaders of the so-called Liberal or Re form party of Panama. The object of their visit to this country at this time is to ask President Roosevelt to interfere in Panama so that an honest election can be secured. Dr. Arose mena, who is to be the leader of the party while here, said tonight: Plea of the Representatives. "All we ask is that the purity of the ballot box in our homeland be re spected. There is no reason to doubt, and we will prove it to the sat isfaction of your president, that the present government of Panama is the most corrupt in Central America and that but a very small minority of the people are In sympathy with it. We are here as representatives of the greater part of the people to show that' the party in power is making ev ery effort to retain control of all of the machine of the government. They have posted what they term the list of persons entitled to vote at the coming election and nearly all of the names on it are those of men who are not qualified to vote, while the names of the members of the Liberal party have been intentionally omitted. IS CHANGE IN CONTROL Former Richmond Man Figures in Big Financial Transaction In volving Indianapolis Bank. Sol Meyer, formerly of Richmond, now of Indianapolis, where he is en gaged in the brokerage business, ne gotiated the purchase of the holdings of the family of the late Frank Pow ell in the Capital National Bank ot Indianapolis. The price of the stock purchased by Mr. Meyer was $225, 000. It is not announced for whom tb purchase was made. REFORM MA Bob" Taylor of Tennessee takes his in speech-making. CASSATT VERY NERVOUS WORRIED OVER EXPOSURES President of Pennsylvania System Returns from Vacation Broken in Health Says He Will Assist Gov ernment Authorities. Publishers' Press New York, June 3". "I am perfectly willing to do all In my power to co operate with the Interstate Commerce Commission in its investigation of the Pennsylvania railroad and if that body desires it I will take the witness stand. The reports that I am to re sign as president of the company are absolutely unfounded. However, I want you and everyone interested, to understand now that the board of di rectors of the Pennsylvania railway intends to investigate in the most ex haustive manner every charge made against its employes and if any officer or employe shall be found guilty of corrupt practices he will be summari ly dealt with." President Alexander J. Cassatt, of the Pennsylvania railroad, made the foregoing declarations today aboard the Hamburg-American Line Amerika, as that vessel steamed for her dock In Hoboken, after a tedious and chilly journey of eight days out from Cher bourg. Mr. Cassatt was ill at ease and ex tremely nervous. Acute worriment over the revelations of graft shown in the conduct of the railroad of which he is the head, was stamped indelibly upon his features. His original vaca tion trip abroad, ending in a wilo rush for the first steamer leaving for these shores upon hearing in France of the grave evidence deduced at the gov ernment hearings, had apparently done the railroad president's health and spirits more harm than good. COMMERCIAL REFORMS Board of Foreign Merchants Is Ac complishing Many Desired Business Rooms. Publishers' Press New York, June 3. Some commer cial reforms in Turkey are reported by Vice-Consul General Saalth-Lyte, of Constantinople to the Bureau of Manufacturers. The organization of a board of foreign merchants there has accomplished the opening of bonded warehouses and are demand ing more . facility in custom opera tions, suppression of the Hedjas stamp, free importation of foreign se curities, with the exception of lettery bonds, and suppression of the diffi culties in connection with the free travel of merchants from the Inter ior who desire to go to Constantino ple to make their purchases. Depot Agent Transferred. Palladium Special. J Centerville, June 3. P. M. Rus sell left Thursday evening for New Madison, O., where he has taken the position of railroad station agent. His family will join him in a short time. B. F. Terry of'MIlford Center. Ohio, has succeeded 'Mr. Russc'i as station agent here. place in the United States Senate L TELLS OF N. 0. Nelson, Advocate of Co Operative Factories, Makes Strong Address. is biblical Authority "SERMON ON THE MOUNT" A GUIDE TO MANUFACTURERS WHO DESIRE TO UPLIFT LA BORING MEN. N. O. Nelson, the St. Louis million aire, philanthropist and advocate of a profit sharing basis for Tactories, in terested a large audience, composed to a great extent of laboring men, at the South Eighth street church yester day afternoon. Mr. Nelson addressed the regular meeting of the Men's So cial Union of that church, and as the Union had issued invitations to other societies, and the public at large, the church was filled. Is Practical Reformer. Mr. Nelson is one of the most prom Inent leaders of the "reform" move ment among manufacturers, in the country, and for his own employes at the N. O. Nelson Manufacturing Com pany, he has done a great deal. His factories are located in LeClaire, 111 a short distance from St Louis, and around the place, he has built a model city for the working men. He know them personally, lives In their midst and conducts his plant on the co-oper ative and profit-sharing basis. Mr. Nelson's address was on the subject, "Is the Sermon on the Mount Practicable?" He took the view that it was. Even in the light of mod ern times, Mr. Nelson said there i opportunity to follow the teachings of Christ as outlined in that memorable sermon which He gave before His disciples and the " multitude. Mr, Nelson admitted thai he was a "cap tain of industry," but said that now he is trying to give hl3 employes and others the benefit of the fortune he has amassed. ' j Hearers Ask Questions. Mr. Nelson has been engaged In philanthropic work for about twenty years. Besides his model city for his employes, and the profit-sharing plan he has adopted at his factories he gives liberally to various institu tions. After the talk, the meeting was turned over to the people in the audience, and. especially to the work ingmen. Many advanced and' asked questions of Mr. Nelson, who answer ed them and talked until nearly five o'clock. Laboring men who talked with Mr. Nelson said that there would be" no strikes or need for unions if all employers carried out his ideas. Before Mr. Nelson commenced his address, the minutes of the last meeting of the Men's Social Union were read. At that meeting, the tu berculosis conference was hel. Mr. Nelson had heard of the proposed An ti-Tuberculosis Society and he seem ed very much pleased. , He gave an informal talk on the subject and com mended the action of Richmond peo ple in promoting this movement. Mr. Nelson himself, maintains a tubercu- I losis camp in California REFORMER WORK WAS CAPTURED BY POLICE B ROKE AWAY FROM HIS CAP TORS AND SEEING THAT HE. WAS TO BE TAKEN KILLED HIMSELF WEALTHY STUDENT Publishers Press Madrid, June 4. It is reported here that Matee Moral, or Morales, the an archist who threw the bomb at King Alfonso and Queen Victoria, killing and wounding members of the guard nd spectators, was captured . late laturday nisht in the village of Ter- rejon, where he had taken refuge. As he was being conveyed to the police station he suddenly drew a revolver and before he could be disarmed fired a bullet into his left breast kill ing himself instantlv. There are many conflicting stories a3 to just what happened but the one most generally credited is that Moral called at an Inn, dressed as a working man and asked for food. Tho land lord, being suspicious of him asked him in and after setting food In front of him hurried a servant to inform the police. Said He Was a Workman. A sergeant and several members of the rural guard came to the inn and after deciding that the description of the man tallied with that of the suspect, and observing that his ex. quisltely manicured hands and gener al appearance of prosperity did not tally with the worn clothing of the working man that he wore, thev de cided to arrest him. They asked him who he was and he explained that he was a worklngman on a trip through the country searching for work. They told him to accompany them to tho station and although at first he hesi tated, when told that he would be taken by force he consented to eo. He walked twenty paces and turn ed and pulled "out a revolver. As he did so the sergeant of the guard, fearing that he would escape, shot at him. Moral was not hit and he in turn fired, killing the sergeant. A number of people alarmed by the shots, rushed to the scene and Moral, evidently seeing that he could not es cape, turned his revolver on himself and fell dead with a bullet through the heart. Both bodies have been brought to Madrid. It is said at the police headquarters that Moral was the son of a rich mer chant of the town of Sabadel and that he became an anarchist while being educated in Germany GET THOUSANDS OF FISH RETURNED THEM TO LAKE TRUTHFUL STORY FROM RAN DOLPH COUNTY THAT MUST BE BELIEVED AWFUL HARD," HOWEVER. Palladium Special. ' Winchester, Ind., June 3. James M. Fletcher, Harry Snowden aft'd Doc Daugherty, three veracious men of this city, had an angling experience yesterday that has probably never been equalled In this section of the country. They were out fishing in Funk's lake, two miles west of here,' with but little success, when all at once they were literaly overwhelmed' with a shower of bass and out on the' shore of the lake at that. ; Their attention was called to an old wasteway that leads through the levee, on the north side of the pond, down tof the river, which is only a few rods1 away; and they found that the watery had risen and the fish were pouring through in bunches. The ditch was; dry and In the little ravine beyondi the levee the grass was covered with' bass of all sizes and descriptions and ranging from about four to ten inches' in length. Returned to Lake. The three men Immediately began' to pick up the fish and throw thenv back In the lake ,scooping them up in a bucket and for a time it seemed that they came out of the wasteway faster than they could be thrown in. The fish were finally gathered up however, and replaced in the pond, buf not until fully a hundred of them had flopped out their lives on the grass. It is estimated that about 1,200 of the fish escaped and had the ditch been fllled with water, White rirer in that vicinity would have - been plentifully, stocked with a fresh supply of black' bass. ..... The three fishermen - bear unjues tionabe reputations as to truth and veracity and state further that should anyone give them the haughty grin of incredulity they are prepared to prove the story of their great catch! by half a dozen eye witnesses'