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H VOL. XXXI. NO, 213. Richmond, Indiana, Thursday Morning, August 30, 1906. Single Copies, One Cent. rrn DR. GUNSAULUS WAS LISTENED TO BY GREAT CROWD Great Orator Draws Paralle Between Roosevelt ana Gladstone, Showing Each to Be Master Statesman of His Time. GREAT MEN HE ASSERTED DO NOT FEAR MISTAKES Lite of England's Foremost Statesman Was Never More Eloquently Pictured Than Yesterday Zueblin a Favorite. TODAY'S PROGRAM 9:3o a. m. "Current History," Prof. S. D. Fess. 10:30 a. m. "The Arts," Prof. " Chas. Zueblin. 1:30 p. m. "Character Sketch of Thomas Jefferson," Prof. S. D- Fess. 2:30 p. m. "Education," Prof. Charles Zueblin. 3:30 p. m. Popular Lecture, Prof. S. D. Fess. 7:00 p. m. Concert, Parland- Newhall Quartette. 8:C0 p. m. Concert, Kaffir Boy Choir. The largest audience that has as sembled at the Richmond Chautauqua this year listened to a wonderful ad dress yesterday afternoon by Dr. Frank Gunsaulus, of Chicago, who chose for his subject, "Gladstone." Few men, perhaps, at least few Ameri cans, are so intimately acquainted with the character of tire great Eng lish scholar and statesman, as is Dr. Frank Gunsaulus. To him Gladstone has been a source of inspiration. lie knew him in his declining years, he was so fortunate as to hear him speak on questions of great moment in the English Parliament, and he has made his life a study. The elements of Gladstone's grfeat character; the things that made him infinitely great er than contemporaneous statesmen of his own and every other nation, were brought clearly before Dr. Gunsaulus hearers, while his wanderful gift of eloquence fairly fascinated and serv ed to carry his audience into the very presence of the English statesman. Elements of Character. Dr. Gunsaulus, in beginning his ad dress, indicated how utterly impossi ble it was to attempt in the brief time allotted a speaker ,to review, how ever briefly, the career and the char acter of a Tnan who achieved great ness as an orator, publicist, thologi an, scholar, reformer, statesman, pa triot and great Christian. He com bined, the speaker said, all the great elements of mind and character of a half dozen great men of his time.. "In Liverpool," said Dr. Gunsaulus, "there stands a statute of the great English statesman that depicts the Gladstone of youth. As you come in to the presence of this bronze being you see a face of radiant beauty, though one of grave seriousness that Is entirely responsive, to the soul that wakes within. Every line . in that fine face denotes eloquence and rare distinction In character. There is courageus manliness in the entire per sonality. Study this statue well for It Is the Gladstone of his younger Jears. That Gladstone, who like Theodore Roosevelt, the man to whom this nation turns its face with hope, vas not afraid to be inconsistent, the Gladstone who was not afraid of mis takes. Gladstone was often incon sistent, and our own Roosevelt often refreshes us with mistakes. These are the types of men who shock -the conservatives. Gladstone began as a Tory, but who is here who knows the long and circuitous voyage that he took to land safely in another port? The greatest difficulty of mankind is to overcome self, and when that self Is luxuriously provided with genius, the difficulty becomes the, harder to overcome. uiaasione was guted as iew men have ever beeu gifted as an orator. His audiences were under the influence of a wonderful, a subtle creative power. But the history of statesmanship is not the history of oratory. Yet you say, if a man be a great oator is not his battle to reach statesmanship half won? No! I tell you that battle is half lost and to achieve the one he must forego the other. The quality of the orator's mind Is the prepossession of intelli gence swept by emotions, which carry him to lofty flights and oftimes with out the realm of fact a quality that is not dominant in the true statesman. Great Power Was Perilous. "To Gladstone, his power as an ora tor was positively perilous to his fu ture greatness. He, with the abund ant black hair, with eyes that gave forth excessive light, with a voice that was both strong and musical, with a superlative presence that was magnifi cent, with a body which from head to (Continued on Fage Fire.) THE WEATHER PROPHET. Indiana Fair Thursday and Friday; cooler in north portion Thursday; fresh west to northwest winds. Ohio Fair Thursday and Friday; cooler in north portions Thursday; fresh west winds. THUS SHE IS A STATUE MOST PECULIAR INSANITY Toleao Woman Taken to Jail stands Without Moving a Muscle and Does Not Speak Has to Be Fed by the Attendants. x Publishers' PressJ Toledo,, u., .u. '-j.-une ef the nost peculiar cases of insanity on rec ord i3 that of Mrs. Anna Fussee, now confined in the county jail. The un fortunate woman absolutely refuses to move a muscle and stands rigidly np right, staring straight ahead without moving so much as an eyelid. She has not spoken a word or made a sound since being taken to the jail and has to be fed by the attendants. The jail physicians are completely REV. CATHELL IS VICTIM0F QUACK He Unsuspectingly Endorses Worthless Medicine of Dr. W. 0. Coffee. SHOWN UP BY , COLLIER'S WEEKLY PUBLICATION IN AT TACK ON "THE GREAT AMERI CAN FRAUD" SHOWS HOW FORMER RICHMONDITE WAS DUPED. Samuel Tljopkins Adams, in an ex pose of qua-ks and quackery in med icine in this issue of Collier's Weekly shows how the Rev. J. R. Cathell for merly rector of the St. Paul's Episco pal church here was made the vic tim of Dr. W. O. Coffee, of Des Moines Iowa, by endorsing the quack healer's medicine. In telling how Dr. Coffee secured testomonials from many different sources for his alleged eye medicine Collier's says: "And he has also got religious backing, an asset of the greatest value to any medical rogue, since it nspires confidence on the part of his prospective dupes. Lawk, sirs. We keeps a minister!" boast Quack & Co.. and make the most of it in their advertisements. Dr. Coffee's minis ter is the Rev .J. E. Cathell, rector of St. Paul's church, Des Moines, who lends his name to a personal endorse ment. The processes underlying this endorsement are not difficult to con jecture. A not-too-inquire, charita- bleminded clergyman, a rich parish ioner, an occasional pious word sub stantially backed up by a generous gift to the church; "Surely, this Dr. Coffee must be a worthly man." And so the rogue goes forth, tongue in cheek, with a cheaply bought bless ing on his bunco business which he promptly nuts into type as a shove to his trade. For the rest, the emin ent Coffee just above parallels with his "Absorption Method'' the eminent Oneal with his "Dissolvent Method." He undertakes to cure promptly and permanently incurable cases of ca taract, atrophy of the optic nerve (which he calls "paralysis"), glau coma, and other ailments, without ev er seeing the eye he is maltreating. NATION'S LAWYERS MEET AN IMPORTANT SESSION Federal Supervision Over Insurance Is Favored by the Majority Desire Congress to Create Court of Patent Appeals. Publishers Press! St. Pau., .. x-.uiJIaent law yers from all parts of the country gathered here to attend the twenty ninth meeting cf the American Bar as sociation. This meeting of the asso ciation is significant because of sev eral matters of great importance which will be considered. A warm de bate is expected when the committee on insurance law presents its report. Federal supervision over insurance is favored by a majority of the commit tee, who in their report hold that in surance is interstate commerce. The attorneys are especially interested in securing the passage of a bill by con gress to create a court of patent ap peals. The report of the committee on this matter recommends a bill cre ating such a court, to be presided over by five judges, who shall sit on cases axisins over patents. WEST SIDERS ,WAIIT TWO CQUNCILMEN New Association to be Form ed There Will Work with That End in View. THE ARGUMENTS ADVANCED POPULATION EXCEEDS 3,200 AND WEST RICHMOND IN ITS EN TIRETY COVERS ONE-THIRD OF CITY'S TERRITORY. Interest is growing in the proposed formation of a civic league in West Richmond. Two questions seem to be uppermost in the minds of the res idents, the dividing of the Seventh Ward into two jarts and the attempt to have the fire protection that may be installed, put in with the view of eventually having a hose-house Fairview and one in West Richmond proper. It is such questions as thesa that have actuated the movement for or ganization, and it will be one of the first ads of 'the league to petition council for a resticting of the Sev enth Ward. They want it divided in to two wards and thereby gain more representation in Council. Now they have only one representative there The facts that . Fairview and West Richmond proper, compose one-third of the total territory of the incorpor ated city and that the population ex ceeds 3,200 persons, appeal to them as a strong argument for more repre sentation. They think they should have at least one more councilman to look after their affairs in the niunic ipal body. In this regard, Mr. Richard Sedg wick said last night: "We had hoped at our last city elec tion that the people of the East Side would recognize the fact that, owing to our large territory, its constant in crease and the number of persons in the Seventh Ward, we deserve more than one councilman and would have assisted us in electing a councilman at large from our ward. Inasmuch as they did not. we now deem it nec essary to divide our ward and thereby get more representation." When asked in regard to the police protection problem as brought to light in that part, of the city by the recent trouble with the Italians, Mr. Sedg wick responded: "West Richmond is happily gifted in the fact that she has no saloons or other places where bad influences are brought to bear on assembled men, and police protection is not needed so much as in other quarters of the city. Of course, there ought to be another patrolman on his side, one in Fairview and one here, but we are not going to push that matter at the pres ent time." A. L. Jenkins, who is interested in the new league, says that the people on the west side of the river are not in favor of a centrally located engine house. He says that there should be one in Fairview and one in West Rich mond proper. He argues that it would be difficult for a fire J depart ment south of the railroad on the west side of the river to get to a fire north of the Pan Handle tracks, ow ing to there being but two driveways At other points the grade of the rail road hinders passage. RUSSIAN CABINET TO Semi-Official Statement that Government of Russia is to Give In. LAND FOR THE PEASANTS LIBERAL PAPERS ANNOUNCE THAT THE AUTHORITIES ARE MAKING A DISCUSSION, BUT DISTRUST IT. Publishers PressJ St. Petersburg. Aug. 29. The lib eral papers welcome the semi-official statement made in behalf of the gov ernment to the effect that it would be a great mistake to suppose that revolutionary terrorism will be met by terrorism on the part of the govern ment, and adding that the cabinet in tends to continue in the path of re form. But the papers plainly mani fest their distrust of whether the min istry will be able to master the situa tion by the publication of the ukase providing for the distribution of land to the peasants. Some of the papers, however, have the announcement as being a distinct concession from the position which the government took two months ago. Colored People Fined. ; Julis Anderson and William Jones, both colored, were fined each $10 and costs in City Court yesterday after noon for immoral conduct. A ten day's jail sentence was added to the fine. MA REFORMS H r ' is x-- - William Jennings That looks SPEECH MAKING AT PARK OPENING Richmond Attorneys Spoke at Wood's Park in Center ville Last Night. A LARGE CROWD PRESENT LITTLE CITY IS JUSTLY PROUD OF PLEASURE GROUNDS GIVEN TO ITS CITIZENS BY DR. CAL VIN WOOD. Centerville, Ind., Aug. 29. (Spl.) The Wood's park was the scene of unusual festivity last evening, on the occasion of the formal opening to the public. The grounds were illumina ted by lanterns among the trees. A large crowd was assembled. The Centerville band furnished several selections at the opening of the exercises. The " opening address was given by Wilfred Jessup, in which he spoke with much feeling of the gift of the beautiful park by Dr. Woods to the people of Centerville. John Li. Reefe followed in a short address, in which he alluded to his boyhood days in Centerville. J,udge Henry C. Fox in the next speech, was reminiscent and pathetic in allusions to many who were his companions in the old days of Cen terville. The exercises closed with prayer by the Rev. E. B. Westhafer. BOSTON MAN WAS FINED STRUCK WOMAN IN EYE Frank Seaney Insisted that Elizabeth Renner - Should Move a Chicken Coop but Miss Renner Would not Do So. Frank Seaney, of Boston, was fined 1 10 and costs in City Court yesterday afternoon on conviction of assault and battery on Elizabeth Renner of the same town. The difficulty arose last Monday over the moving of a chicken coop. Seamey insisted that the coop be re moved and Miss Renner vowed that it should not be. Seaney struck her blow in the right eye and an affida vit .was filed against him. Booming the Carnival Barry Stanwood. advance agent, eneral press agent and all around hustler of the Hatch Carnival Com pany which is soon coming to Rich mond, is here looking after the af fair. He declares that everythinng that the Hatch shows advertises will be given and "then some." Nathan Overman Dead. Nathan S. Overman died yesterday morning of paralysis at his home three and one-half miles northeast of Fountain City. Burial will be at rba, Friday, 2 p.m. THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE. good to me! LAD THROWN FROM WHEEL AND HURT Robert Mendenhall Met with a Painful Accident Yester day Afternoon. BADLY CUT ABOUT FACE CORD OF A MAIL SACK. YOUNG MENDEN HALL WAS CARRYING CAUGHT, IN THE BACK WHEEL OF HIS - BICYCLE. Robert Mendenhall, an employe at the Item office was thrown off his wheel yesterday afternoon at the cor ner of North Eighth and A streets and badly injured. He was returning tothe Item office with a mail sack, which he had secur ed at the Post-office and as he went to turn on Eighth street the long cord on the sack became intangled in the spokes of the , rear wheel and the bicycle came to a sudden stop throwing young Mendenhall over the front wheel. He fell heavily and received sev eral bad cuts on his face and neck. The wheel was demolished. Mendenhall was picked up by men employed at the Gennett and carried into Manager Swishers office where a doctor attended to his injuries. He is the son of Dr. C. J. Mendenhall, of 618 Main street. STOLEN RIG RECOVERED Stranger Find the Property of J. Kutfr Hitched to Tree Near , Montgomery, Ohio. J. S. Kuth has recovered his horse and buggy which were stolen from his pasture and barn Monday night. The outfit was found hitched to a tree in the woods near Montgomery, Ohio, yesterday morning by a pass ing stranger. Mr. Kuth went to Dayton last night to claim his prop erty. - A Labor Day Ball. A Labor Day ball Is to be given m Gajior's new auditorium at Green's Fork Monday night, September 3 from 8:30 to 1:00. Music by the White & Wilson Combination. The committee is: Misses Nellie Wise, Ethel Martindale, Blanch Kerr, Stel la Hunt, Nora Fox, Julia Ellis. Celebrated Birthday. Samuel Arnold, of the Arnold hotel, reached his fifty-eighth birthday anni versary yesterday, and last evening at 7 o'clock, a few of his friends gather ed at his Invitation for a special din ner in honor of the occasion. The af fair was greatly enjoyed. The guests were James Scully, Phillip Worrell, Joseph Brumley, Harry Porter and the Rev. J. O. Campbell. . H. KELLEY IS MADE PRESIDENT Richmond Attorney Elected State Executive of An . cient Hibernians. CONVENTION IS CLOSED BANQUET HELD LAST NIGHT AT WHICH TOASTS WERE RESPON DED TO BY CONG. BRICK AND DR. CAVANAUGH. Publishers PressJ South Bend, Ind., Aug. 29. William H. Kellejr, of Richmond, was elected President of the Indiana Order of An cient Hibernians in their session here this afternoon. P. H. McNelis, who has been president of the Order for the past year, was a candidate for re election, but Kelley's friends proved the best hustlers for votes. The members labored diligently to day to complete the large amount of business on hand, in order to close the convention tonight. The ses sions were held ' behind closed doors. Much interest was shown today in the address of P. H. McNelis, president who spoke of the standing of theorder, numerically and financially. The re port of D. J. Loftus, secretary, of Lo gansport, showed there had been fifty deaths in two ears, and that $10,000 had been expended In death benefits J. J. Walsh of Terre Haute, reported a balance-of $1,576.93 in the treasury The convention closed with a ban r quet tonight at the Oliver Hotel. Re sponses to toasts were made by Con gressman Brick, and the Rev. John Cavanaugh of Notre Dame Universi ty and President-elect Kelley. CANAL APPROPRIATIONS BEING PREPARED FOR 1907 The Equipment for Work on the Isthmus Will Be Completed Next Year, But $25,000,000 Even Then Must be Spent Annually. LPublisaers Press! Washington, Auj. 23. Estimates for canal appropriations for 1907 are now in course of preparation at the office of the isthmian canal commis sion. From present Indications these estimates will be about the last to be made for what Is known as the canal plant. It Is believed tbxt all of the lo comotives, fiat cars, dredges, steam shovels and other equipment of an ex pensive character will have been as sembled on the isthmus by the end of 1507 that will be needed for the entire period of canal construction. It does not follow, however, that congress will be asked to appropriate any less sum of money annually than has been needed In the past. It is said at the commission that about $25,000,000 can be expended each year judiciously. BRYAN SAYS HIS CANDIDACY HASN'T BEEN ANNOUNCED On Return from Europe He Talks to Publishers' Press In Manner Which Stamps Him as a Great Man. HE WILL NOT DABBLE IN ANY STATE NOMINATIONS He Jhinks that Chances ol Democratic Success are Improving, but Refuses tc Make Any Vain Prophecies. rPutlishers Irs3 New Yor, Aug. 29. All efforts tfl the trip from Gibralter were futile. Mr. Bryan refused to answer pointed questions, and it was not until yes- teraay twit he consented to give an In terview to the Publishers Press coY respondent, on the steamer. Speak, ing of his tour of the world, Mr. Bry an said: "I have enjoyed my trip immensely, though I have been working most of the time, preparing my articles for publication. During the last few days I have been devoting all my, hours to the preparation of the speech which I will deliver Thursday night at Madison Square Garden. "Will I touch on politics? Yes. that is my purpose," was Mr. Bryan's re ply. '"How heavily will you touch on pol itics?" was asked. !'I said I would touch on politics," replied Mr. Bryan, who seemed some what nettled at the question, and then he added: "I cannot indicate what issues I will take up In my speech." "It has been reported in America that you have announced yourself aa a candidate for president, Mr. Bry an," ventured your correspondent. Not Announced Candidacy. "No, I have not announced my can didacy," said Mr. Bryan. "I wrote to Senator James K. Jones some three weeks ago and If you will read that letter you will know my position. I said I would accept the nomination under certain conditions." "Is it likely that you will announce your candidacy at this time?" "It is not necessary for me to say anything besides the letter to Sena tor Jones, and I don't think the time will come when it will be necessary to say anything more." Mr. Bryan said that he was not aware that the Belmont-Ryan Inter ests were represented in the commit tees which had prepared his welcome. The Nebraskan was very decided in his refusals to answer political ques tions. After saying that he had met several congressmen while abroad, Mr. Bryan was again asked about his New York speech. "Well, I am going to talk politics In mv sneech on Thursday night, and I don't want to say anything about the political Issues at this time, as it would destroy the effect of that speech. People Are Growing Wiser. "I have been too long away from home to discuss democratic chances In the coming elections. I have al ways found prophecies very vain and uncertain. I always assume that tne chances of democratic success are Improving, but It is not easy to fix the time when democracy will tri umph. The people are growing wis er each year." "Has the Roosevelt administra tion", said Mr. Bryan, after a long thoughtful pause, "has done much to educate the people In the knowledge that the Democratic position is the right one." "Some of the American people say that Roosevelt Is more radical than you are?" "That Is a conclusion, said Mr. Bryan. "What one, man might con sider radical would be thought con servative by another." ' "Will you interest yourself In the coming gubernatorial campaign In New York state?' was asked. Now to Mix in State Politics. "I am interested In all state cam paigns, said Mr. Bryan. But I nev er take part in any state campaigns before the nominations are made. 1 have never done this In my own state, and though I have been a can didate at times, have never tried to pick out delegates. Of course, I am Interested in the New York campaign and am always ready to help out af ter the nominations are made. "You saw, many examples of pub ic ownership while abroad and would you suggest that it would be a chief issue in the coming campaign this fall and in the future." "I can't talk about public owner- ship at thi3 time," replied Mr. Bryan, The Nebraskan said he had nothing further to say on politics, and chang ed the subject, when the ship gave a roll by saying that he was slightly sea sick but 'always felt mean when the ship was In motion. As a parting shot, Mr. Bryan was asked if he would tatlk about Nation al Commiteeman Roker Sullivan, ot Illinois, but the Peerless One only ehook his head.