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rrp rac: MONB A ABIUM VOL. XXXI. NO, 133. Richmond, Indiana, Wednesday Morning, June 6, 1906. Single Copies, Two Cents. TO STOP- USUIG AMERICAN MEAT France and Germany Will Now Quit Eating American Pack- , ing House Goods. D. G. RE1D COMING HERE TED BUREED TREASURE WAS SOUGHT FOR MAY ARRIVE ON THURSDAY It Will Be the First Opportunity That He Has Had to See His Greatest Gift to Richmond A Special Organ Recital Planned. Three Negroes Alarm Neigh bors on Fleecydale Pike by Digging for "Gold." COUIICIL MAY CALL SPECIAL ELECT10II Appropriating $5,000 for the Centennial May Be Left to People's Vote. THE MAYOR'S STATEMENT IN; V- i INVESTIGATION IN PARIS WHOLESALERS THERE FIND THAT . ROOSEVELT'S REPORT WAS BASED ON FACTS PA ' PER9.TAKE UP THE MATTER. ' Publishers' Presi Paris, June 6. All of the Paris newspapers Tuesday night and this morning; contain lengthy leading edi torials urging the government to Im mediately prohibit the Importation In to France of all American tinned food The agjtation Is not confined to the editorial columns alone, but the pa pers print long news articles design ed to show that much food, unfit for consumption, has been found by leading wholesalers who have inspect ed their wares since President Roose velt, in his message to the American congress, showed that the stories of Improper methods in packing meat products were based on facts. THE GERMAN AGITATION. Publlshors Press Berlin, June 6. A general agitation throughout Germany against Ameri can meat products has the support of every Influential newspaper in the em pire. The papers declare that inas much as the action of President Roosevelt, in placing the government stamp of approval upon the charges against the American packing houses, has proven them beyond doubt, the time has come when the Importations of all outside meat products should be prohibited. . The German packers are making hay while the sun shines and are flooding the country , with documents showing that only native meat pro ducts are healthful. In this propa ganda they have the enthusiastic sup port of all the newspapers of the country. Pres. Wilson Is Sick. X Publishers' Press! ki Princeton, N. J., June . President Woodrow Wilson is confined to his home here as the result of a hemor rhage of the left eye and will be un- i able to participate In the 19th com mencement exercises of Princeton - University. His place at all of the services will be taken by Dr. Henry .VanDyke. Old Woman Walked Here. An old -woman giving the name of Miss Irene McFeldrldge, walked Into Richmond yesterday morning from the east, sick and footsore. She ap pealed to the authorities to help her to reach her destination, Indianapolis. Accordingly, she was given a pass on the township. She says that she walk ed here from Springfield, and wanted to reach Indianapolis so that she could apply; to some cousin for aid. COMPROMISE EFFECTED J. Edgar 1 1 iff Gets Divorce and Mrs. 1 1 iff Gets $500 Plaintiff Pays Costs. The divorce suit proceedings of J. Edgar Illff vs. Mary E. Illff, came to a sudden end yesterday at about noon, when for a cash consideration of $500 Mra. Illff withdrew her cross com plaint, in which she asked for alimo ny. The case was submitted to the court on the evidence introduced up on the complaint The court found for the plaintiff, In the decree and granted the divorce. The plaintiff was ruled to pay all costs of the case. GOOD ARRESTS ARE MADE THOUGHT TO BE THIEVES Two Men Giving Their Names as James Perry and Fred Hager Are Taken by he Police Had Suspici ously Large 'Number f Shoes. Two men giving heir names as James Perry and Fred Hager were ar rested yesterday afternoon on North D street by Sergeant Krone and Pa rolman Livelsberger: A charge of drunk was made against them, but Chief Bailey thinks that a more seri ous charge will be bronght. When the men were arrested they were trying to dispose of a pair of new shoes. They were each wearing a pair of the same make and a short time before their arrest they had sold a pair to some passerby. N" .The Richmond division police offl- clals of the Pan Handle Railroad were notified of the arrest of the two men and they think that these men know something about the theft of a num ber of shoes from a car In the Hamil ton, O., yards two weeks ago. The . stock number of the pair of shoes ta ken from the two suspects was se cured by the railroad police. Daniel G. Reid is expected on Thurs day or Friday of this week to spend a day or more in Rchmond. This wjll gve Mr. Reid the first opportunity he has had to inspect the new church which his generosity made possible for Richmond and for the members of the United Presbyterian congregation. It is understood that an effort is being made to have a special orgaja recital during his stay here. Mr. Reid is especially interested in the organ and was desirous of having one which would be perfect and yet unlike any other. Mr. Donnelly, of Indianapolis,, the man who designed the instrument, will be here to give the recital, if it can be arranged. OF ELEVATOR TRUST Senator La Follette Wants Government to Loololnto It's Business Methods. ASKS FOR SUM OF $20,000 GRANTING OF SPEIAL .'FAVORS, ILLEGAL COMBINATIONS AND OWNERSHIP BY RAILROADS ALL ARE CHARGED. Publishers' Press Washington, June 5. Mr. LaFol lette wants a government inquiry in to the business of the grain and eleva tor trust. He offered a resolution in the Sen ate today directing among other things, "that the president request the interstate commerce commission to make a thorough investigation of the elevator and grain buying and forwarding business of this country to determine to what extent these spe cial favors have been granted; the influence which the monopolizing of this branch of business has had upon the market; the injury it has worked to the grain producers; the extent to which the railroads, their officers, di rectors, stockholders and employes own or control the grain buying and grain forwarding companies; and the manner in which these railroads, their officers,, directors, stockholders and employes secured their holdings in these grain buying, storing and for warding companies and to report the same to congress at its next session." An appropriation of twenty thous and dollars to cover the extra expense is provided. s Upon Mr. LaFollette's request ac tion was postponed to permit him to address the senate later. SUIT FOR HER SUPPORT WILL RATTRAY DEFENDANT Mrs. Rattray Claims Her Husband Is Living a Life of Dissipation and Fails to Support Her Caroline Rat tray Estate Involved. Will Rattray, a well known former Richmond man, was yesterday made the principal defendant in a suit filed by his wife, living In Chicago, through Attorney John L. Rupe, for support. Mrs. Rattray brought her action against her husband, who she claims deserted her, and against Harry C. Downing, as administrator of the es tate of the late Caroline Rattray. In the complaint Mrs. Rattray says that about a year ago, her husband, who had considerable money, sold out his business and drew all his money out of the bank. He then commenc ed to live a life of dissipation, she says, and spent all his money and mortgaged their home- and furniture. She says that she wants to have an allowance and be able to live without having to earn all the money for her self and her two children. The action against Harry C. Down ing is to get a share of the estate of the late Mrs. Caroline Rattray, who bequeathed her money to Will Rat tray. The case will be tried in the Wayne Circuit Court, as the suit was filed here. WAS KICKED BY A COW While milking Monday C. A. Addle- man or wnuewater was kicked by a cow and his rib broken. WEATHER INDICATIONS. Indiana air Wednesday; warmer In south portion; Thursday fair, fresh southwest winds. Ohio Thunder showers Wednes day; Thursday far. warmer: fresh southwest winds. EXAM NATION HE TELLS PRESIDENT HODGIN THAT HE WILL PRESENT SPE CIAL ELECTION MATTER TO COUNCIL NEXT MEETING. A special election may be held at which the people of Richmond will be allowed to vote on whether or not they desire council to appropriate $5, 000 to be used In celeb rating, the Cen tennial of the city. -,- After council meeting Monday night In which the mayor went on rec ord as saying that he would veto the $5,000 appropration bill which the Centennial committee had asked City Attorney Gardner to draw up, Mayor the Centennial Association that he was in favor of holding a special elec- ton in order to determine the sentl ment of the people and that the mat ter would be brought to the attention of council at -.its next meeting In two weeks. He told President Hodgin that personally he was in favor of giving the money, but that he would not do so in violation of the law. The mayor said that he felt certain council would order an election. An Election Satisfactory. President Hodgin said last night that although the Centennial Assoc! ation regretted having to wait so long in order to get financial support from the city, that they would be satisfied to put it to a vote of the people feeling cerain that the decision will be a favorable one. In caBe it Is not the entennial celebration will be made a purely local affair and carinot be car ried out on a scale which will make it attract general attention. If the election is held it will proba bly come off In the latter part of July. Council will not take action until the meeting in two weeks and then It will be necessary to advertise the elec tion for thirty -days. MANY VISITORS EXPECTED TO ATTEND ART EXHIBIT Invitations Are Sent to the Leading Towns of the State, Inviting People To Come and Visit Richmond's An nual Art Show. In all probability, the 1906 Art Ex hibit in Richmond, will be more pop ular with people from out of the city than has any previous exhibit ever given by the local art association, and special efforts are being made to invite people here from all over the state. Yesterday invltatons were sent to two dozen of the largest cit ies in the state and to the cities in this part of the state, especially, In viting, through the newspapers, every one to attend stating that the exhibit is free and is still on the highest or der. 1 ' ; The cities, whose new'spApers will publish the Invitations are ' Indianapo lis, Lafayette, Logansport, Anderson, Marion. Muncie. South Bend. Terre Haute, Fort Wayne, Rushville, Shel byvllle, New Castle, Winchester and Connersville, besides about a dozen other towns of importance ' in the state. . This will insure excellent ad vertising and should materially in crease the attendance. HETTY'S SON A POLITICIAN H. R. Green, Who Was Here the Past Winter, Engaged In a Political Fight in Texas. E. H. R. Green, son of Hetty Green, and well known to the florists of Richmond, having spent a week here last winter, is engaged in a fierce po litical battle in Texas, trying to de feat ol. Cecil Lyon, state chairman, who is candidate for re-election. Sir. Green has announced that be will spend $50,000 if necessary, to bring about Lyon's downfall. C. Y. MILLER, JR., DEAD Well Known Young Man Dies as Re suit of Affliction of the Spine Was 19 Years Ol cnas. Miner jr., aged 19 years died at his home. 119 South Ninth street at 11:10 last night. Mr. Miller was a sufferer from spinal trouble and had just come from East Orange, New Jersey, where he had been in the hope of benefitting his health. The deceased was a machinist having learned his trade at Gaar. Scott and Company's plant and later having worked at the Wayne Works. He was the son of Chas. T. Miller, the harness dealer on Main street. The funeral ar rangements Lave not been made. NOTED SOCIALIST III THE CITT Mrs. Gertrude Breslau Hunt Spoke at the Odd Fellows' Hall Last Night. MADE GOOD IMPRESSION SHE CONTENDED THAT CAPTAL AND LABOR MUST UNITE FOR THEIR MUTUAL BENEFIT LEC TURES AGAIN TONIGHT. The Socialists of this city were ad dressed by Mrs. Gertrude Breslau Hunt, one of the leaders of the party, last evening at the I. O. O. F. hall and were much enthused by her talk. Mrs. Hunt has done much for the Socialists and in her lectures or cam paign speeches, she is making clear the doctrines of Socialism and telling why they are the ones to be followed Over one hundred persons gathered to hear Mrs. Hunt give her first ad dress in this city. Her subject was "Poverty, Crime and War Cause and Cure." She dealt with them after the manner of one who is firm in his convictons and who is anxous to set everyone right. Her voice was strong and firm and her decisive man ner of making statements and her ges tures all helped to create the impres sion that the social conditions are bad in this country. Has Done Newspaper Work. Mrs. Hunt has been in newspaper work and has seen the inside work ings of great labor troubles and strikes. She has been among men and women who are unable to find work. In her address, she blamed capital for the condition of affairs which keeps an army of unemployed in the field at all times. Her main point was that until capital and labor unite for mutual benefit, but more for the benefit of the laboring mat, there will always be poverty, crime and war, becaus it is the unemployed that are poverty stricken and It is the pov erty stricken that commit the crimes which all lead to war, between per sons, clans and between captal and labor. Mrs. Hunt will speak tonight and tomorrow night at the same hall,. al? though her subjects change each time. Tonight' she will speak on "Child La bor Why 1 Women Should be Social ists." INSPECTED THE CHURCH Representatives of United Brethren Church from Dayton, Look at Old U. P. Edifice. The old United Presbyterian church on North Eleventh Street, was in spected yesterday by a committee from the United Brethren congrega tion of this city and some represent atives from Dayton. No deal was closed, but'the matter will be settled soon. Suit for Grocery Bill. William. W. Kellev him filed the suit of Edward H. Stegman vs. Mary J. Hoyle, on account, demand, $125 The suit grows out of an unpaid bill for groceries. OW New Corrwa;th' Festive .Picnic. Season PLAN LABOR DAY PICNIC TO BE HELD BY S. S. I. A. At Meeting Last Night Committee Re ported .That Prices of Lots in the Beallview Addition Had Been Fixed None Over $250. The South Side Improvement Asso ciation met last evening in regular session and received reports of com mittees and attended to some minor business. The committee on the ap praisement of lots in the Beallview addition reported that the value of the lots has been determined and that they will, for the present, be disposed of at private sale. Afterward they may be placed at auction. None of the lots will be placed on the market above J250. The electric light committee re ported that it was in favor of keeping the municipal plant and also that it was in. favor of Increasing the plant if necessary. It was decided to ar range for a picnic to be held in the Boyce woods, in . the Beallview addi tion, on Labor day. PURDY WILL SERVE TIME IS SENT BACK TO JAIL Indianapolis Publisher Fails to Get A Favorable Decision From the Superior Court Judges Suffers for Contempt of Court, Palladium Special. Indianapolis, Ind:, June 5. Fred L. Purdy, publisher of the. Indianapolis Sun, whom Judge Fremont Alford. of the Criminal Court, sentenced to jail for thirty days and fined $250 for con tempt of court in publishing two edi torials referring to the indictment of Chief of Police Metzger for assault and battery, and who obtained tem porary release from the Marion coun ty jail, where he had served several days of his sentence, by habeas cor pus, proceedings, was, this morning, remanded to jail to finish the full ser vice of the ,term of his sentence by the full bench of the Superior Court, Jndges' Carter, McMaster and Leath ers. The opinion In the case was read by Judge McMaster, and upheld in every particular -the actions of Judge Al ford, complained , of by counsel for Mr. Purdy, as beitg illegal," In their con tention for Mr. Purdy's permanent re lease '-from jail. It' was - held ' that Judge Alford had the right to give the 'instructions he did to the grand -jury which ' indicted Metzger; that he had a right to re move two grand jurors summarily and fill their places with men of his own' selection; that the indictments re turned against Metzger were valid In dictments and not nullities; 'and-that," therefore, when Mr. Purdy t wrote ; of Jadge Alford's actions, he wrote con cerning a cause pending in4 the Marion Criminal Court which,, being publish ed, constituted contempt of therCrim lnal Court. $103,000,000 Appropriated. IPubllshers PresaJ , Washington, June . The Senate late this afternoon passed the naval appropriation bill, which t carries - over one hundred and three, million dol lars. EL T Rev. Jay, Who IS Raising Needed Money, Says Col lege Can Now be Happy. HIS WORDS SIGNIFICANT COLLEGE IS TO RAISE $30,000 AND IN RETURN GET $30,000 FROM ANDREW CARNEGIE AN- NOUNCEMENT SOON. The belief seems pretty firmly root- ed in the minds of numerous persons with Earlham . College, that before commencement 1 week is over, Presi- dent Kelly will be abje to formally an- nounce that the Carnegie library en- dowment fund has been raised.. The gife of a $30,000 library building to Earlham College by Andrew Carnegie was made on the condition that the college authorities raise an endow- ment fund of an amount eoual to that of his gift. For many months the so- llcitation of funds to meet the re- qulrements has been underway and for a time it progressed with such apparent indifference that there were grave apprehensions that failure might result. The Rev. Allen Jay and Prof. Harlow Lindley have been de- votlne much of their time to the work of looking after the endowment fund and it is asserted that they have eith- er reached or are within "sight" of the coveted goal. The Rev. Mr. Jay was asked yester- day by the Palladium whether or not the endowment fund of $30,000 had been raise(f. There was a merry twin- kle in the minister's eye as he evaded a direct reply but said knowingly: "Well, we have pretty good reason to feel happy. Wait until next week and see As a further Indication that success has crowned the efforts of the Earl- ham authorities the Rev. Mr. Jay said: "I shall not be here myself to rejoice with Earlham next week, for tomorrow I leave for California to be- gin the work of raising $100,000 for Whlttier College,' COUPLE STILL MISSING Gilbert's Big Cigar Emporium Store at New Castle was Sold by Receiver. Palladium SpecIaL New Castle, Ind., June 5. The cigar store and temperance pool room of Edgar J. Gilbert, who disappeared from this city three weeks ago, was sold today by the receiver, H. Guy Jones. Daniel Hernly was the suc cessful bidder, his bid being $2,250. Gilbert's whereabouts are unknown and the , widow .. with whom it was Charged he left, has not appeared, and It Is doubtful if anyone knows their whereabouts. Bugle Corps Meeting. The riproheri rf the Richmond T?n gle CVm will haev a meeting on Thursday evening at the corner of Fifth and Main streets. All members I are requested to be present. . CAR EG IBRARY LM CERTAIN SPIRITS WERE OUTWITTED SEARCHERS FOR TREASURE- TROVE GUARD AGAINST THE GHOSTS IN A PECULIAR MAN NER POLICE WERE CALLED. Under the light of the glorious full moon two negroes. Will Revels and Dan Mitchell, searched for burled treasure last night at the top of a small hili on the old Fleecydale farm, which is about two miles north of the city on the Fleecydale Fike. The work was superintended by Joe Jones, com- monly known as "No-Legged Jones." but he did the 'bossing" from a cart, which he employes for scavenger work when not actively engaged in treasure hunting, as he was afraid of , coming in contact with spirits else where. How long the men would have labored In their search for wealth is a matter for conjecture, as it was they were interrupted by the suspi cions of neighbors who saw them at work and thought that they were dig ging a grave for the body of some person who had come to an untimely end by foul play. Numerous alarm calls were sent to police headquar-. ters and Sergeant Betzold detailed two police officers to investigate the case. Neighbors Were Armed. After a weary walk the officers met Revels, Mitchell and Jones returning to town, having been frightened away from the treasure-trove by the ap pearance of about ten neighbors, sev eral armed in anticipation of trouble. The negroes were led back to the scene of their labors and there the astonished policemen found a hole about three fepf. in Ipntrth ami oHrt iit- three and a half feet in depth. The hole had oeen dug in the shadow of some shrubbery and around it were three circles scraped In the Bod with a pick. I'm sure they burled a corpse In there." whisnered one neierhhor to the blue coats "they've got a cart and it has made several trips up and down thft Ifind " WTlon tYia nurrnn. nm- I .1 J . i,""-"nea as to meir object in dig ging ine note tney were reluctant to talk at first but finally Jones, seated m ine cart at tne side of his wife. said "Well If voiirpi Ik hnn nrl in Iinrtor n, w stflH. ,n at 'Aa flrnf . . de whole story." Jones Tells the Story. He then related the following: About three years aso old "Uncle" hcott- we" known negro character now ueaa, was driving out tno f leecy- dale road to the Henry Putthoff farm where he live When Scott passed the spot where the buried treasure was sought for he, according to Jones saw a name shoot out of the ground. "Whenever a flame shoots out ob de ground, oats a sure sitm or burled treasure" remarked Jones. - Continuing with his story Jones stated that the night following this oiscovery ne and Scott went to the P'ace and began to dig for thft ro'.d. "Iy ot a hole three feet dee: dug" ne hLia wJtn an impressive roll of his ees "when I heard a voice say 'git away from dere 1 thought it was some warmer a yellln to his dog and 1 keD on diggln. In a minute de voice yelIed 11 out &&ln an' 1 8tni keP d,S gln- Jes den a spirit about four feet and a half high Jumped out of dat ousn mere an nit me a hck in de De,,Jr wltn a sreat big boulder. He hit me so har(! dat I was knocked clean out of dJ hole" av Continue the Search, Jones confessed that this exciting episode so frightened him that he never set foot on the "haunted" ground again, an what was more, nev- er would, but he never gave up his determination to get the treasure. A few day8 aS he took Revels and Mitchell into his confidence and it was arranged to search for the 'gold last night Everything went lovely un- tn Fate. In the shape of an alarmed neighborhood and two policemen, in- terfered. All three negroes, notwith standing their ill luck last night, are still confident that the treasure is where they searched for it and if per mission can be obtained, wllf probably, renew their search. When Revela was asked why the three circles had been scraped in the sod around the hole he looked at the officers as if astounded by their ignor ance and then replied "Why to keep de spirits away, don't you-all Tcnow dat spirits don't dast to walk over fresh earth V Jones had in his cart a pick and a large crowbar for use in prying open, the treasure chest. Ho stated that a JIrm in Philadelphia was now putting on the market an instru ment which if - carried in the hands would notify the person carrying it of burled treasure by sending a cur rent of electricity through his hand. He is thinking o buying one of these instruments. The three treasure hun ters were allowed to go their ways af- ter Jones' confession. Correll Made Manager. Frank J. -Corf ell of this city ha been made manager 'of the Muray-Sun vaudeville house at Columbus, Ind. The theatre " was opened Monday, night and is expected to be a success.