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Ami VOL. XXXI. NO. 146. Richmond, Indiana, Thursday Morning, June 21, 1906. Single Copies, Two Cents. HP ILD A mviL YOUIIG LAD ill AWAY FROM HOME Harmon Thesing, Rather Than Speak a Piece," Left Home on N. 16th St. WAS LOCATED AT DUBLIN HE WENT TO 'HAY PLACE ON HI8 WHEEL AND SFENT TUES DAY NIGHT IN MILLER'S BOARD ING HOUSE -UNUSUAL CASE. Itathcr than "speak a piece" at the Commencement exercises at lit. An drew's school, which will be held a week from today, Harmon Thesing, aged 12 years, ran off from his home, 216 North Sixteenth street, Tuesday noon, and was not located until late yesterday afternoon. He was found In Dublin, where he spent Tuesday night. The boy's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Thesing, were greatly alarmed over their son's absence and when the police Informed Michael Kuhlman, the runaway's brother-in-law, that he was In Dublin, Mr. The sing lost no time in catching an inter Urban car for that point. It is expect ed that ho will return with the lad this morning. The fact that he had to recite a po em at St. Andrew's school commence ment was most distasteful to young Thesing and he frequently stated that he would not do so, but his parents in sisted that ho must. Tuesday noon, with six dollars in his pocket, Harmon took his bicycle and left for parts un known. Ills absence was not noticed until about Bupper timo. Then Mr. Thesing and Mr. Kuhlman began to search for the lad and requested the police to assist. Located by Telephone. Yesterday Mr. Kuhlman telephoned to numerous towns in the vicinity of Illchmond and asked that a sharp lookout for the boy be kept. Yester day afternoon he learned that Harmon had spent Tuesday night at the Miller boarding house at Dublin. He was on the point of leaving on an interur ban car for Indianapolis In hopes of heading tho runaway off when he was notified by the police that the lad hajJUteturned to the Miller boarding house, and was being held there. He notified Mr. Thesing, who left at once for Dublin. Harmon rode on his bi cycle all the way to Dublin and spent a greater part of yesterday In that place. About 2 o'clock in the after noon he left Dublin on a west bound interurban, but returned about four o'clock. Bought Some Iodine. H. H. Toler, proprietor of the Toler Drug Store, Fifteenth and Main 'streets, stated last night that a boy answering young Thesing's descrip tion, entered his store Tuesday after noon and bought a dime's wortfc of Jodine. As this drug, which is classi fied a poison, but is not generally considered dangerous unless taken in large quantities, Is frequently called lor, he gave it to the lad without ques tioning him. The boy gave no reason why he wanted the drug. . Young Thesing carries a newspaper Voute and is of a quiet disposition. Heretofore he has always asked his parents' permission to leave homo. IS F HAD NO COAL INTERESTS H. E. Parker Testifies Before the In terstate -Commerce Commission that He Refused to Take Coal Stock Was Too Conscientious. Publishers' Press Washington. Juno 20. Up to to night none of the railroad presidents were Invited by tho Interstate Com merce Commission to appear before that body tomorrow, to offer any tes timony they might desire in connec tion with the coal inquiry, had accept ed. An honest man was what the com mission found when H. E. Parker, of Newport News, Va.. superintendent of the Chesapeake and Ohio Terminal fa- HONEST MAN OUND wa silltles at that point, was called to testify. He was asked if he owned any interest in coal companies. "I was offered some once," Raid he, "but a man at my age couldn't afford to take it There may have been two reasons: I may not have had money 16 buy it. Certainly, I thought there was something In my possession of coal stock that would bother a man who Is conclentious." Owing to the rates made by rail he had seen the shipments of coal from his terminals by water to New York gradually reduced from the Chesa peake and Ohio's largest market to nothing at all, he stated. He will be farther examined tomorrow. Suit on An Oil Lease. A suit on an oil lease venued from Randolph County, will be Iried In the Wayne Circuit court. Samuel Deeds Is asking S250 from the Lindon Oil Co. of Indiana, on account of a con tract which was not lived vj to. En gle, Caldwell and Parry are the at torneys for the plaintiff, and Y. S. Miller and White and White are at torneys for tho defens THE WEATHER PROPHET. INDIANA Fair Thursday and Friday, warmer Friday; fresh west winds. OHIO Fair Thursday, showers along the lake; Friday fair; fresh south west winds. GENERAL CONDITION. Cloudiness with numerous rain areas prevails from Iowa and Mis souri to the Atlantic coast States. The storm center is now over lowei Michigan. The extreme Western high pressure area has advanced and was central Wednesday morning over Montana and Wyoming. It is causing clearing weather in the Middle Miss issippi valley. The prospects for this vicinity, therefore, are for fair weath er Thursday due to the advance of the Western high pressure. While the weather over the Interior of the coun try Is damp and raw, it is warm and bright in the West and Southwest. BOARD CONTINUES WORK Four More Corporations Were Assess ed Yesterday Each One Showing an Increase Over 1905. The Hoard of Review continued its work yesterday and assessed four" more corporations in Wayne County. In every case there was a gain shown over last year. The Elliott-Iteid Fence Manufacturing Co., was assessed at $10,590, this year in place of the $10, 230 of last year. The Gennett Theatre Company showed a gain of $3,000, be ing assessed at $16,700. The Center villo Creamery Co., was assesed at $1430 and the Richmond Cream Co., at $2100, including the branches of the latter company In Webster and Fountain City. WILL FIGHT THE LIQUOR INTERESTS Governor Harris To Call Ex traordinary Session of Leg islature if Needed. FIGHT OVER AIKEN LAW EFFORTS BEING MADE TO HAVE HIGH LICENSE LAW DECLARED INVALID SAY PATTISON WAS OUT OF HIS MIND. Publishers' Press Columbus, June 20. Should the liquor interests of the state succeed in their efforts to knock out the Aiken high liquor tax law. Governor Andrew L. Harris will immediately call an ex traordinary session of the general as sembly. This statement comes prac tically direct from Governor Harris himself. While the consensus of opinion is that all attacks made upon legislation where such attac'l; are based on the late Governor P;tison's disability, will fail. Governor Harris made it clear that should they unex pectedly succeed, he will immediately call the legislature into special ses sion for the express purpose of re-enacting every law the validity of which is questioned. Other Laws at Stake. Should the Aiken law be declared Invalid, many other important laws enacted during the recent session of the legislature will fail. The liquor Interests are placing all their hopes on the testimony of Drs. Holt and Ol iver, the late governor's physicians. They testified in court that the gov ernor was delirious from March 21 un til April 16. The legislature adjourn ed April 2nd. Tho official records show that the Aiken bill finally pass ed both branches and was signed by the speaker of the house on March 2S. Many other important measures, in fact nearly all of the most important laws of the session were passed be tween March 21 and the time of ad journment, April 2. during which time and for fourteen days thereafter, the governor, the doctors say, was out of his mind. TICKET BROKER IN JAIL Cincinnati Broker Sold Man Pass Over C. C. & L. Telling Him it Was Ticket to Chicago. Palladium Special.! Cincinnati, O., June 20. William Carey, a ticket broker at 239 Central avenue, was arrested by Detective Jackson and Callahan on a charge of obtaining money under false preten ses. Morris Schlessinger bought a C. C. and L. Railroad pass to Griffith, Ind. It has been Issued to J. F. Nicks on behalf of the yardmaster and sold to the ticket broker. Schlessinger wanted to go to Chicago and thought he was getting a icket there. He paid $6 for it, and before hoarding the train went to the depot ticket office and asked if the ticket was good. The agent saw at once it was a pass and promptly took charge of it. Schless inger secured the wars it for the ticket broke M. H. WALCOTT IS WILLING TO SELL Art Association Will Get His "Hare and Hounds" for Reid Fund of $500. ELECTION OF OFFICERS THANKS ARE EXTENDED TO THOSE WHO HAVE MADE EX HIBIT A SUCCESS COUNCIL INVITED TO ATTEND. At the meeting of the Richmond Art Association last night at the Gar field school building, a telgram was read from H. M. Walcott. of Newark, Ohio, the artist who painted "Hare and Hounds," stating that while his picture was listed at 51,000 he is will ing to sell it to the Association for $500, the amount or the Reid fund. Mr. Walcott's picture was the first choice of the committee and it is con sidered a highly desirable addition to the permanent collection that is be ing made by the Association. The Association passed a vote of thanks that takes in so many it is al most city-wide. The Press, the City Council, the Starr Pi?no Company, the School Board, the teachers of the Garfield school, the Hanging Commit tee, and the entire supporting public, were mentioned in the motion. Election Was Unanimous. In the annual election there were thirty votes cast and the action taken was unanimous and harmonious. No change was made in the list of offi cers and but one in the Board of Di rectors. Those chosen last night are as follows: President Mrs. M. F. Johnston. First Vice President Supt. T. A. Mott. Second Vice Presrdent William Dudley Foulke . Secretary Charles S. Neal. Treasurer Miss Alice Unthank. Directors to serve, three years Mrs. James W. Morrisson. Attorney John F. Robbins, Frank Girardin and Otto Punsch. Invitation to Council. The President was instrlucted to extend an Invitation to the City Coun cil and the city officers, through the Mayor, to attend the exhibit in a body and this will be done today. The As sociation greatly appreciates the sup port of the Council, both financially and otherwise. It is Interesting to know that so far visitors have attended the exhibit from many nearby points, including the following, and probably others not known: Eaton, Union City, Fort Wayne, Winchester, Indianapolis. Portland, Liberty, Spiceland, Wil liamsburg, Bethel, Fountain City, Carmel, Kokomo, Muncie, Marion, Lo gansport, Crawfordsville, Shelbyville, Cambridge City, Connersville, Brook ville, Chester, Centerville, New Paris, and Knightstown. The number of vis itors and the number of places repre sented increase annually. Mrs. Johnston, President, stated there never was a time when there was more to encourage the Associa tion than now and she mentioned many things that show progress and a hopeful condition in art matters. So. far this year's exhibit has been high ly successful and apparently much ap proached by the public. NECKLACE WORTH $400,000 Beautiful String of Pearls Imported For William B. Leeds Brought From India. New York, June 20. (Spl) A string of pearls valued by the custom ap praisers of this port at $200,000 and said to have been imported for Wil liam B. Leeds, a wealthy railroad man of New York and Chicago, was released today by the Government au thorities upon the payment of the 10 per cent ad valorem duty imposed on loose and unset jewelry. The customs officials, however, claim the pearls are the components of one of the most valuable necklaces ever assembled by a fashionable Par is jeweler and for years held by him at the fixed price of $400,000. The pearls are wonderfully matched, each one perfect in itself and selected dur ing years of search among all the pearls brought from India to Paris. GLASS BLOWERS' DILEMMA If They Return and Work In Open Shop They Must Quit Unio Peculiar Situation. Greenfield, Ind., June 20. (Spl.) When the Holweg fruit jar factory in this city closed several months ago, the blowers were without work, and in time most of them went to Ball Bros., at Muncie, leaving their fami lies in this city. To work there they necessarily joined the union, and as the Holweg factory is run as an open shop, they can not now, when work is open again, take their old places without violating th3 union rules. It is expected the majority of the nvn will remain at the Muncie factory FAML1EJ . . -fewA'K-Wifc?! P : The American Farmer SLAUGHTER HOUSES TO BE INSPECTED Dr. T. Henry Davis Calls Meet ing of Board of Health for That Purpose. POPULAR DEMAND MADE EVERY BUTCHERING PLACE IN THE STATE IS TO BE INVESTI GATEDBOARD WILL MEET JUNE 28. Believing that the people of Indiana desire to know the true condition of the slaughter and packing houses lo cated in this state, Dr. T. Henry Da vis, of this city, last evening called a meeting of the State Board of Health to be held in Indianapolis on Thurs day, June 28, for the purpose of ar ranging for a thorough investigation of all such places. Since the sensational expose of the unclean methods of the Chicago pack ers in preparing meats for the market, this subject has been much discussed by residents of Indiana. " Much of the meat in this state is butchered in local slaughter and packing houses, and while these industries, taken sep arately, are not conducted on a large scale, there is still an opportunity for the packers to violate the laws and ihip "deodorized" and preserved meats. This investigation, under the direction of the State Board of Health will be of such small packing houses as well as the large ones. The investigation, in most cases, will be made by the local authorities, but where it is deemed necessary, changes will be made and more com petent men named to make the inves tigation. NOTED METHODIST DEAD Rev. Thomas A. Goodwin Was the First Graduate of Present De Pauw University. Indianapolis,, June 20. (Spl.) Rev. Thomas A.. Goodwin, Indiana's most noted Methodist, died today after a long illness. For many years he had been leader of his denomination in this state. He was the first graduate of Asbury, now DePauw University. His funeral on Friday will be conduct ed by Dr. John P. D. John, of Green castle, Ind., assisted by local minis ters. To Enlarge White's Institute. Wabash, Ind., June 20. (Spl.) On the strength of the bequest of the $20,000 by the late Miss Rebecca White, of Philadelphia, White's Insti tute this county the Quaker Indus trial school founded by Josiah White, has decided to build a large addition Under the terms of Miss White's will four hundred shares of Lehieh Coal and Navigation Company stock is placed with the Provident Savings and Trust Company, Philadelphia, in perpetuity, the income to go to the school, which Is cramped for room to take care of the orphans now sent there. The stock pays 8 per cent, per annum, the par value of the share be ing $50 and the income $1,600 a rear will helD the school. There's an institution I don't see GARFIELD BUYS PICTURE BEAUTIFUL WORK SECURED Money Raised by. Children of Gram mar School, Used to Buy Forsyth's "Autumn Roadside-Kentucky," now Exhibited. At a meeting of the teachers of the Garfield School yesterday, it was de cided to purchase the picture "Au tumn Roadside-Kentucky." The picture, which is said to be one of the most beautiful of the smaller canvases on display at the exhibit, and which is quoted in the catalogue at $250, was painted by Forsyth of In dianapolis. Mr. Forsyth is connected with the Herron Art Institute in the capital city, and is prominent in the field of art. He has several other paintings at the exhibit. The picture secured by the Garfield school receiv ed honorable mention by the commit tee which picked the winner of the Mary T. R. Foulke prize this year. The money which was expended for the painting was raised by the chil dren at the school. Today the picture to be purchased by the class which graduated from Garfield in February, will be selected and added to Garfield's collection. JUMPED FROM WINDOW Secretary to Chief Justice Fuller Meets Violent Death at Wash ington. Publishers' Press Washington, June 20. Clarence M. York, secretary to Chief Justice Fuller of the Supreme Court of tfie United States, was killed today by jumping from a window in Garfield Hospital, where he was undergoing treatment. Final Action Today. According to the announcement made atthe last meeting of the Board of PublicWorks, the matter of closing North Fourteenth street, as asked in a petition from the American Seeding Machine Co., will be decided today. Final action will be taken and it is confidently expected that the street will be ordered closed -and the ques tion of damages to other concerns will be settled later. George Ade Buying Land. Rensselaer, Ind., June 20. (Spl.) George Ade, the playwright, stopped here on his way to his farm near Brook. During his absence in Europe royalties on his plays accumulated in the Kentland Bank to the amount of $65,000. He is still increasing his real estate holdings in Newton coun ty, having just purchased a six hundred-acre farm near Foresman; con sideration, $100 an acre. Increases Its Capital Stock. Publishers Press Columbus, O., June 20. The big Widener-Elkins holding company, un der the name of the Indiana, Columbus & Eastern railroad, increased Its cap italization under Ohio laws from $1, 000,000 to $12,000,000 today. The cor poration is controlled by Philadelphia and West Virginia people. Of this amount 100,000 shares are common and 10,000 are 5 per cent, preferred stock. 5 .,iitt4"aHw' how I got along without. TELLS OF 'S Overthrower of Dowie Says Zion's Bank was "Busted" When He Arrived. LABORERS GOT NO WAGES ONE MAN WHO HAD INCOME OF $3,000 IN AUSTRALIA WAS WITH OUT ANYTHING TO EAT AND HAD NO FUEL. Publishers' Press Chicago, June 20. Wilbur Glenn oliva, who practically deposed John Alexander Dowie as general overseer of Zion City, took the witness stand in Judge Landis' court today and out lined conditior when he first arrived at Zion as Dowie's "deputy." He ex plained some of his Investigations In to the financial conditions. "Zion City Bank." he said, "had $500,000 of deposfls. But I found not a dollar in the old bank to pay the $500,000. I found a long line of people each day before the bank looking for their money. I found about $2,000,000 had been diverted and a total loss of $2,529,765. "I found the laboring classes were getting only enough upon which to exist, their pay being far behind. , 115 Empty Houses. "I found hundreds out of work and the population being depleted, but 5,387 In population and 115 empty houses in the city. "I found many people at the point of starvation, notably a Mr. Haskins, to whom I gave a ton of coal and food to keep him alive. He had an income in Australia of $3,000 a year." Voliva told of incorporating some of the industries to rajse working capital and being halted by an order from Dowie in Mexico. The witness explained that the decision to trans fer the property followed. At this point court adjourned until tomorrow. HURTY SPEAKS TOMORROW Secretary of State Board of Health Will Talk at High School on Tuberculosis. The lecture on "Tuberculosis," by Dr. J. N. Hurty at the High School Hall tomorrow night, promises to be well attended. Several church soci eties and other organizations have sanctioned the spirit of the meeting and delegates will attend. Dr. Hur ty is secretary of the State Board of Health and is well versed In his sub ject. At the meeting tomorrow night, steps will be taken to organize a so ciety for the prevention and cure of the "white plague." Thirty-Five Initiates. The Knights and Ladies of Honor met last evening and voted on ten more new applications. June 27 has been set as the date for the initi ation of the large class, and It Is ex pected that thirty-five new men,'?'" twill be added at that time. VULIVA CONDITION TROOPS CHECK A SECOND OUTBREAK Serious Trouble Over the Jews at Bialostok, Russia, Is Not Yet at an End. CENSORSHIP IS ENFORCED REPORTED MUTINY OF TROOPS AND OUTBREAKS IN THE GOV ERNMENT OF KHERSON ARE KEPT QUIET. Publishers Press! St. Petersburg, June 20. Another outbreak at Dialostok Wednesday af ternoon was only checked when the troops charged the moo and dispers ed them. During the trouble one Jew ish woman was killed and another was wounded, while several persons were struck with stones and more or less hurt. A further demonstration is feared and the government has been asked to send additional Cossacks there to cftpe with thei situation. The Bolthoff regiment at Ryazan has mutinied and it is reported thai the mutineers fired into the officers club, killing several officers. Detail of the trouble there are rigidly cen sored. It is reported that the government has received advices of a number oi outbreaks in the Government oi Kherson, but nil information regard ing them is refused, and as the inter nal censorship is being once more en forced, It is impossible to secure any details. WATSON'S BILL PASSES President Roosevelt Is to Be Allowed $25,000 for Traveling Expenses Each Year. Publishers Prcssl Washington, June 20. Proceeding under a suspension of the rules, the House today passed many matters of legislation. - . One bill provided for traveling ex penses for the president and appro priated $25,000 for the coming fiscal year. It recently struck a similar provision from an appropriation bill. Today's measure was Introduced by Congressman Watson, of Indiana. ' FARMERS TO INVESTIGATE MAKE VISIT TO CHICAGO Accompanied by Members of the Fac ulty of Illinois University, Scienti fic Tillers of the Soil go to Big Packing Houses. Publishers Press J Chicago, June 20. Thirty scientific farmers, members of the Illinois Far mers Club, accompanied by members of the faculty of the University of Illinois, came to Chicago today to be gin a thorough investigation of the meat industry. They expect to spend several days in the yards. They star ted early today in an inspection of the yards and pens, after which they went through the plant of Swift and Company. Herr Walter Grevel, a well known merchant of Munich, Germany, met the party in the Swift plant and ac companied them through the plant. Herr Grevel is making a personal study of manufacturing and account ing methods at the yards. TWO STREETS CAVE IN LARGE AIR MAIN BREAKS Two Down Town Streets in Chicago Undermined Supports of Elevated Railroad Were Near Cavein on Jackson Boulevard. Publishers' Press Chicago, June 20. Sections of two streets In the downtown district one of them undermined by the Illinois Tunnel Company, caved in almo3t at the same time today. At Monroe, street and Fifth Avenue which Is un dermined by the tunnel, a horse step ped upon a cobblestone In the street and sank the full length of his fore legs. The second accident occurred in Jackson Boulevard opposite the en trance to the Federal building Two supports of the elevated road are within a few feet of where the first cavein occured and It was feared that they would settle. A broken air main supplying the pneumatic tubes in the postoffice Is thought to have been responsible for the cave-In on Jackson Boulevard!. The street bulged and then cracked.