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VOL. XXXI. NO, 197. Richmond, Indiana, Tuesday Morning, August 14, 1906. Single Copies, One Cent. THE PAIX REWARD OF $5,000 FOR STENSIJi Bankers ot the Chicago Clear ing House Association Make up the Purse. EIGHT HOUR DAY CALL OF DEATH TO LEE KELLY THE WEATHER PROPHET. INDIANA rair and warmer Tues day; Wednesday fair and warm er, followed at night by showers and cooler; fresh southeast winds. OHIO Fair and warmer Tuesday ar,d Wednesday; winds shifting to freeh southeast. FOR ALL PRINTERS DISCOVERIES BY POLICE COLD BLOODED SWINDLER HAD SECRET ROOM IN HIS DEN AND TELEPHONE SO HE COULD HEAR WHAT EMPLOYES SAID. Chicago, Am,'. 1::. Five thousand dollars reward will bo paid for the ar rest of Paul O. Stensland, fugitive president of the; Milwaukee Avenue Statu Hank. The banks of the Chica go clearing house association will pay the reward. Announcement of the determination of the hankers to stop at nothing in the capturing of the ac cused bank f i Hirer accompanied the passage of a resolution to pay the re ward. The hankers were in confer ence; for an hour. Their resolution was as follows: "Whereas the hanks of Chicago have a special anil peculiar interest In securing the conviction ami pun ishment of persons guilty of forgery, defalcation and other like crimes when such offenders are Chicago hank officials; and, "Whereas, Paul (). Stensland, presi dent of the Milwaukee Avenue, State Hank, is accused of such crimes on apparently good grounds and is a fugi tive from justice: "Resolved, that the clearing house he and it hereby is authorized and directed to offer and pay in behalf of this association a reward of $,"(.000 for the apprehension and delivery into the hands of the sheriff of Cook county, Illinois, of said Paul O. Stens land." Discovery of a mysterious room In which Paul (). Stensland is believed to have prepared to hide himself in his big house in Irving Parle this af ternoon brought new interest into the police hunt for the banker. Inspector Shippy learned of the sup posed existence of the room of mys tery and sent two detectives to search the house. Theso men, with yard sticks iind tapelines, measured all through the house. They discovered adjoining Stenslands "den" a portion of the house the use of which could not be accounted for. Finally they tapped upon a panel in Stenslands den. It sounded hollow and was partly concealed by draper ies. When the door was forced there was disclosed an owning largo en ough for a man to stand to conceal himself. A secret telephone was discovered in the back part of a desk in the so called "directors" room of Stenslands la nk. Inspector Shippy was making inves tigations there. Ho broke open the desk and discovered the telephone re ceiver, locked in a special compart ment at the back of the desk. He called for an expert from City Elec trician Ellieotts office. An electrician went out to the bank and traced out the connections of wires radiating from the receiver of the instrument. The police say that this phone gave Stensland direct, access to all mes sages coming into or going out from the bank. BRUNSON NOW IN CHARGE He I to be Superintendent at the Public School Grounds for the Next Two Weeks. Orvllle Rrnnson, physical instruc tor at the Garfield school has taken charge of the Public Play grounds. while W. O. Wissler and N. C. Hoi-! ronlmus are away spending their va- cations. Mr. Hrunson will remain in full charge for about two weeks and will be connected with the play grounds until public school begins the latter part of September. Social was a Success. Centerville, Ind., Aug. 1:'. The ico cream social given I'nworth Leaeuo on Saturday was i decided success. (Spl.) by the evening 'I" Attorney Emerick Here. Atty. Edwin Emeriek. of Indiana polis, formerly of this oitv is here on a few- days' business trip. Attorney Kmcrick is making rapid strides in his profession at the capital city. Building a New Bridge. Centerville, Ind.. Aug in (SpD The Pennsvl vania Railroad began Uic work on Monday of driving piling for a bridge across the small stream Which empties into I'nddv's Run. op posite the residence of Woo. MoCon sha. Off for the Dakotas. John and Thornton Addleman, Chas. Radford, Jacob Cross. Abra ham, Reed and Tnllus Gordon left the last of the week for the Dakota? where they have positions awaiting them. PRESIDENT MAKES THE FINAL REVIEW Republican Campaign Text Book to be Along Lines Satisfactory to Him. IT COMES OUT NEXT WEEK CHAIRMAN SHONTS CALLED WITH CONGRESSMAN SHER MAN AT THE WHITE HOUSE AND TALKED OVER MATTERS. Oyster Pay, X. man Shouts of Commission and Y., Aug. 13 Chair the Panama Canal Congressman J as. Sherman, of the Republican con gressional committee, of l.'tioa, who were guests of the President at Sag amore Hill today, returned to New York City this afternoon. "We discussed the Republican cam paign text book" said Chairman Sherman alter his talk with the President. "It will be issued next week, and before getting it out I wanted to have the; President's final opinion upon certain matters it is to contain. I he next, house of represen tatives will be safely Republican. There is no doubt, about that, we may not carry as many districts as we did last congressional election but we will have a safe majority and plenty to snare." Chairman Shonts said he had had a long talk witti tho rresniom. anout canal matters and that he would ad vertise immediately for 2.aO0 Chi nese coolies to dig dirt In the Isth mus. Mr. Shonts said that he did not intend to employ Chinese exclu sively as had been charged by critics of the canal administration. "We want competition in labor as well as competition in everything else for the good of the canal," he said. "If we employed one nationali ty exclusively they would soon begin to think that they owned the Isth mus. We have found the negroes practically worthless. The Spanish workmen have made good and wo will employ more of them." BARBER SHOP WAS A GAMBLING JOINT Police Raid Ed. McKay's Bar ber Shop Getting Old Cards and Dice. COLORED MEN ARRESTED IT HAS LONG BEEN SUSPECTED THAT GAMBLING HAS BEEN GO ING ON BUT IT WAS NOT PROV EN TILL YESTERDAY. The gambling which has been going on for some time at Ed McKays bar ber shop on East Main street has come to a temporary, if not a perman ent stop, as Ed McKay and three men. ! all colored, were arrested bv Officers McManus and Wierhake yesterday on the charges of gambling and keeping a gambling house. The police have been keeping the place under watch for some time, thinking that gaming was going on, but they did nor make a raid until Sunday night. This was un successful as no one was found in the shop, but yesterday when Officer Mc Manus and Wierhake were called to the shop to stop a tight between Wil liam Paine and McKay, it came to light that Paine had lost in the neigh borhood of $1. in the game the night before and this was what had caused all the trouble between the two men. The officers placed McKay, Paine and Joseph Jones and Howard Harris two other men who were in the shop at the time under arrest, and they were taken to the police station, where a charge of gambling was placed against them. Paine. Harris and Jones plead guilty of the charges and were each fined and costs, but when McKay faced Judge Converse charged with keeping a gambling house, lie plead not guilty, and his trial was held over till today. The gambling paraphernalia which was captured, consisted largely of old greasy playing cards and dice, which showed that they had been used to a great evtont in the last few weeks. Estate Left to Widow. James Pyle has been appointed ad ministrator of the estate of the late Wm. S. Pyle. The estate is left to i the widow, who in case' she marries loses her share to the brothers and sisters of the deceased. Typographical Union in Annual Convention Sees Victory Not Far Off. WIN OUT IN LARGE PLANTS JUST AT THE PRESENT TIME THERE IS EIGHTEEN PERCENT OF THE UNION PRINTERS ON BENEFIT LIST. Publishers' Press Colorado Springs, Colo., Aug. 13.- .s a result oi today s opening ses sion of the annual convention of the International Typographical Union the delegates are convinced that only a short time 'must convene before a complete victory in their fight for the establishment of the eight hour work day is assured. So far the un ion has succeeded in winning out in every large city of the country, in all but one tenth of one per cent, of the large establishments, although the small houses who do not' require specially trained help, are still keep ing up the fight. This means that the subordinate unions of the Inter national organization now have, roughly estimated, per cent of their total strength on their benefit list. There was no very important bus iness transacted today, the sessions being devoted to the various ad dresses by officers aid citizens, and Hie appointment by international president James M. Lynch of the sev eral committees. The committee on credentials made its report at the afternoon session and there were no serious contests. CIRCUS EMPLOYE ItiSANE Member of Hagenbeck's Shows Loses His Reason at Anderson and Becomes Violent. Publishers' Fressi Anderson, Ind., August 1H. Frank Mock, teamster with the Hagenbeck circus became violently insane short ly before the show left this city, Sun day morning, and several men were required to remove him from the cir cus train to the county jail, where he collapsed, after raving for several hours, and is in a serious condition. Relatives at Chicago were notified and will come after him. Ate Chicken Dinner. Cambridge City, Ind., Aug. 13 (Spl) --The following party of Cambridge people ate chicken dinner at Benton ville. Sunday at the home of Miss Mary Jackson: :Mrs. Willard Rum mel and daughter Thelma, Mrs. J. M. Ingerman and daughter, Edna. Miss es Virginia Falls, and Jenny Magrew, Messrs. Walter Waddel, Curt Falls, and Calvin Wissler. Boughner Farm Sold. Mrs. Harriet Boughner of East Oermantown, has sold her property three miles east of Hagerstown, of 102 acres, to James Brown., of Ha gerstown, consideration $6,200. Sale was made through the Geo. A. Doney agency of this city. Murray Fined Heavy. Frank Murray colored, who was ar rested Sunday for drunk was fined $20 and costs by Judge Converse yes terday. Murray has been in the hands of the police many times be fore on the same charge, and this is largely the cause of his drawing such a heavy fine yesterda. Was Ordered to Leave. Fred Ball was arrested for public intoxication by Officer Bundy. Sunday ami he was nned $ and costs in the city court yesterday. Ball is decid edly the worst character the police have had to deal with for some time and as he did not pay his fine he was placed in jail for fifteen days, and was given the order to leave the city just so soon as he was released. Fined for Assault. Ed. Edsall charged with assaulting a woman at Tenth and North G streets yesterday was in police court and was found guilty. He was given a tine of $1 and costs. Edsall was physically the worse for the wear when he was arrested by Officer Wierhake. George Brehm Was Here. George Bi t hm of New York City was here yesterday. Mr. Brehm, whose home is in Noblesville is spend ing his vacation in the Hoosier state. He was formerly staff artist on the In- dianapolis Star, and now has a studio in New York. His work is frequently I seen in the leading magazines, espec ially the Readw. 1 ft. Ira THE Uncle Sam Gosh! that pot has TENNIS SINGLES TO BEGIN TODAY Sixteen are Entered In Event Which Promises to be Very Interesting. PLAYING ORDER MADE OUT DOPE SAYS THAT THE CHAM PIONSHIP WILL FALL TO DUD LEY ELMER, FRANK GARDNER OR FRED WIGGINS. At a meeting held at the Palladium office last night arrangements were made for the singles in the city ten nis torunament. There were sixteen entries, and opponents were drawn for and the playing order arranged. The order in which the tournament will he played off follows: Ed Wilson vs. Will Roller; Frank Gardner vs. Walter Wilson; Wilbur Hibberd vs. Percy Davis; O. Harrington vs. Will Jenkins; George Nixon vs. Dudley Elmer; James Harrington vs. Art Hill; Herbert vs. Fred Wiggins; Isaac Wilson vs. Tom Campbell. The first matches will be played this afternoon at, the Country Club and continue as fast as possible. In order for the players to get tourna ment balls they must secure them at t he Palladium office of Secretary Will Reller. There will be a consolation, the players losing on the first round dropping into it. Dope says that the championship will fall to Dudley Elmer. Fred Wig gins or Frank Gardner. OLD COURTHOUSE IS SOLD Bloomington's Building is Disposed of at Public Auction for Sum of $100. Bloomington, Ind., Aug. 13. (Spl) The old courthouse was sold at pub lic auction Saturday afternoon, and, owing to the conditions, calling for removal in thirty days, there was only one bidder, James Pike, whose offer of $li0 was accepted. The build ing was erected in 1S2S. The hasty removal is due to the fact that work on the new courthouse, to occupy the same site, is ready to begin. Sur mounting the old courthouse is a copper fish, ten feet in length, which served as a target for Indiana bow men in the early days and citizens j are proposing that it shall be pre- j served for use on the new J 125.000 ; building. ' " j PUneral Ot Mrs. breen. Centerville, Ind., Aug. 13. The fu neral of Mrs. Ella May Green, wife of Frank Green, was largely attended on Sunday afternoon at the Friends church. The floral offerings were many and varied. The casket was covered with flowers and the altar was tastefully decorated. POLITICAL POT STARTS TO BOILING. started up a right smart boil. BOTH CANDIDATES WILL DE PRESENT Congressman Watson and Rev. Kuhn Will Speak at Old Settlers' Picnic. IS TO BE HELD SATURDAY NEITHER WILL SPEAK ON LITICAL SUBJECT BUT WILL USE THEIR BEST TORICAL EFFORTS. A PO BOTH ORA- Although it is the understanding that nothing in a xolitical way will be said, the coming battle of oratory between Congressman James E. Wat sou, Republican, and T. H. Kuhn, Democrat, the opponents in the pres ent congressional race, at the Old Settlers picnic at Centerville next Saturday is looked forward to with much interest in this county, and it is probable that the largest crowd that ever assembled at an old set tlers picnic will be present to see the fire works go off. The committee on the arranging of the program made it one of the re quirements that neither of the two candidates should speak on any po litical subject and neither will do so, but it is expected that the two will make a good display of their foren sical powers along other lines. The picnic will be held in Kings Grove North of Centerville all clay Saturday. The program which has been arranged is as follows: Music Hagerstown Band. Prayer. Reading of Minutes. Reading of death roll for the past two years. Recitation. Talks by Old Settlers. Music. Short Addresses Hon. James E. Watson and the Rev. T. H. Kuhn. DEATH OF J. J. FORMERLY AN ENGINEER Well Known Citizen Passed Away at His Home on South 11th Street Af ter a Long Illness Death was Due to Consumption. . J- J- Thomas- Z2 'ears- a wel1 kna man of this city died at his home, 203 South 11th street last night of con- (sumption. Mr. Thomas was formerly an engineer on the Pennsylvania rail road and served in that capacity for many years. He has been ill for some time but not until recently was he seriously so. He is survived by Wil liam V. Stewart, of the Otsego Hotel, Jackson, Mich., Oliver P. Thomas, Mrs. Charles Williams and Mrs. Earl Coate all of this city. THOMAS MISS CASE MOST LEAVE OYSTER BAY Lunacy Commission Declares Strange Crank Should not be at Large. DECLARES SHE IS SANE SAYS SHE WILL LEAVE. HOW EVER, FOR FEAR OF GETTING INTO MORE SERIOUS TROUBLE VERY INDIGNANT. Publishers' Pressf Oyster Bay, N. Y., Aug. 13 Un less Miss Elizabeth Case or "Asi L. Ksac'" as she styles herself, leaves town before Wednesday she will be arrested and taken to Mineoia to at tend a lunacy trial called for her es pecial benefit. Miss Case is the wom an who created a sensation in Christ Episcopal church here Sunday morn ing, while attempting to speak to President Roosevelt and Congress man Nicholas Longworth. George Hoffman, of Glencove, who holds the official job of overseer of the poor served papers upon Miss Case this afternoon ordering her to attend the trial. After Doctors Faller and Sea man, sitting as commission in luna cy had txamined hr they declared her to be Irresponsible and not a proper person to be at large. Mr. Hoffman told Miss Case that if she left the county before Wednesday, she would avoid arrest and save her self considerable bother. Miss Case was very indignant, but said she w-ould leave tomorrow. "I've been treated shamefully in this town," she exclaimed. "I'm not insane. It is the people of Oyster Bay that are crazy. I'd leave this place tonightrif I did not have some clothes at the laundry that I cannot get un til tomorrow." THE TOWNSHIP TEACHERS Trustee Potter and County Superin tendent Jordan Have Secured an Excellent Corps- County Superintendent Jordan is now busy securing a list of teachers for the county schools. The list of teachers prepared by Trustee Potter and Mr. Jordan for the township schools is an excellent one and follows: District No. 1 Clara Kendall. District No. 2 Mr. Hodgin. District No. 3 Frank E. Addleman. District No. 4 Edna Keever, Starr School. District No. T, Cora Nobler. District No. C Ora M. White. District No. 7 Nellie Morrow. District No. S Ethel A. Thomas. District No. & Ida M. Ward. District No. 10 Kate Stanton. District No. 11 Stella Richey, Asst. Martha Jackson. District No. 12 Alice Cox.' District No. IS Wilbur Kuth. District No. 11 Evangeline Bald win. District No. 15 Ella Wuenker, I One of Richmond's Best Known Residents Dies Suddenly at His Home. WAS IN FAILING HEALTH DECEASED CAME TO RICHMOND IN 1S78 AND SINCE THAT TIME HAS AMASSED A CONSIDERA BLE FORTUNE. Lee Kelly, one of Richmond's best known citizens, died suddenly at his home 226 North Sth street last night at 7 o'clock, of heart trouble. Mr. Kelly has been ill for the past year hut it was not until recently that he became serious. Last night as he was drinking a glass of milk he strangled and a physician was called but he did not arrive until Mr. Kelly had passed away. Mr. Kelly has several business he came to this been identified in enterprises since city twenty eight years ago. but in the last few years he has not been actively engaged, other than tending to his many prop erties in and about Richmond. The deceased was born in Butler County, Ohio, near Middletowu. whero he spent most of his early life. On becoming of age he joined his father in the pork packing business in Campbellstown, Ohio, where he resided until ho came to Richmond in 1K7S. Since his earIy residence here Mr. Kelly lias been identified with building enterprises, and at the time of his death had amassed a consid erable fortune. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. Mrs. M. G. Stimmel and Mrs. Harry Hammond, both of Chi cago. DR. GUERBER RETURNS Former Professor at Earlham is Here For a Two Weeks Visit With Old Time Friends. Dr. Adoph Guerber of Gorton Ger many formerly professor of German at Earlham College is in the city vis iting friends. Dr. Guerber was connected with the chair or German at Earlham for more than eighteen years, but two years ago he gave up the place on account of 111 health and returned to his na tive land. He, however, could not re sist the temptation to visit once again, the college with which he was so long connected and he is here to remain for about two weeks. Since he returned to Germany Dr. Geurbor has been studying in several of tho leading libraries in Europe. FIRST YEARS" TO MEET County Teachers Who are Just Begin ning Their Work Will Get Some Instructions. Tho meeting of the teachers of the county, who teach their first term of school the coming year, will be held at the office of County Supt. Jordan August 25. The meeting is held each year so as to discuss all the problem! that confront a new teacher, so that they will be better able to solve them. Rev. Campbell is Home. The Rev. J. O. Campbell and wife, pastor of the Fifth Street M. E. church has returned home after a four weeks tour in the East. They touched all the large Eastern cities and the smaller ones, around which hung any historical interest. Rev. Campbell states that he enjoyed his vacation trip immensely and was highly repaid for th going. Pastor at Westfield. Westfield, Ind., Aug. 13, (Spl.) The pastoral committee of the Friends church has engaged the Rev. Edward Requa, of Traverse City, Mich., a pastor of the church here for the com ing year. Mrs. Wallace is Dead. New Castle, Ind., Aug. 13, (Spl.) Mrs. James H. Wallace, thirty-two years old, wife of the well-known busi ness man. is dead. She formerly wag Miss Katherine Walsh, of Marion, O. George Manlove is dead at his home near Lewisville, at the age of seventy eight years. A Special Service. There will be a special meeting at the Salvation Army Hall this evening The speaker will be Staff Caot. J. E. Alkins. Cant, and Mrs. McMillan have returned from their furlough of three weeks and there will be meet ings every evening at 8 p. m. Back From California. Mrs. M. E. Gillispie ha3 come back from California after spending a year out there. She is goirjg to make Rich mond her home.