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VOL. XXXI. NO. 255. Richmond, Indiana, Friday Morning, October 12, 1906. Single Copies, One Cent. BIO MQjNjD the Guar valsh LETS SPUDS WITHOUT A SCORE "Cotton.- Top" Rone, Who Warmed Bench Much of this Season, Again Hero for South Side Team. DROVE IN THREE SCORES WITH A SMASH TO LEFT After the First Inning Walsh Pitched the Greatest Game of His Life, the Cubs 'Being Un? to Get a Hit. - fPubUshers Press! Chicago, Oct. 11. Wonderful pitch ing by Ed Walsh and a. screeching three base hit smash by Rohe proved the undoing of the Cubs today and gave the White Sox the third game of the series for the worlds champ ionship. Score 3 to 0. Walsh pitched the greatest game of his life and after the first inning held the Cubs hitless. Two hits were gathered off him , in the first inning but they did no damage. .Walsh's speed was terrific and his control marvelous. His spit ball nev er worked better, breaking with a sharpness that kept the Cubs sawing the air. Twelve of the hard hinting National Leaguers tanned at the great drops that Walsh used continu ously. Rohe Again the Hero. The Sox might never have scored however, so effective was Jack Pfeis- ter, th Cubs Southpaw, had it not been for Iloho's great drive into the left field seats in the sixtli inning. Tnty cotton fti third baseman, who i!fd bench warming ' throughout " the greater part of the championship sea son, won the game for the' American leaguers with an exact duplicate of Ihe hit with which' he clinched the first game. Neither sida 1 id scored in the first five innings, although the Cubs had made a strong bid in the opening ses sion. Pfeister had held . the. Sox to three hits, two of them the rankest kind of scratches and the Sox rooters despaired of a score off the South paw's delivery. Pfeister Wild in Sixth. He became wild at the opening of the s!xth, however. Tannehill made one of his semi-occasional hits, a sirf gle past third. Pfeister made a rap Id baloon ascension, immediately (Continued on Page Two.) START THREE SAWMILLS LOCAL MEN'S ENTERPRISE Alonzo Davenport and Thomas Ryan Buy Thousand Acres of Timber Land in Southern Arkansas A Primeval Forest. Alonzo Davenport and Thos. Ryan have returned from Southern Arkan sas where they purchased one thous and acres of timber land. The land In question is close to the railroad and the two gentlemen wiJl buy enough machinery while here, to equip three saw mills and will go into the lumber business in Arkan sas on a large scale. The land which they purchased, is almost a primeval forest and ihere are millions of feet of lumber on the tract. It is not their intention to remain In Arkansas longer than will be nec cessary to clear the forest. As the land when cleared, can be osed for the cultivation of rice or Ji(on. the move on the part of the two Rich mond men will no doubt bring them in double returns. On their return home they bought two car. loads of fine cattle m St. Jouis, which they will place on their farm in this county. . Returns to Starr. Dean Jacques who gave up his po sition as tuner at the Starr Piano factory last July returned to work there yeserday. Mr. Jacques is thoroughly competent and a deserv ing young man. Returning to Panama. - Milton, Ind. Oct. 11, (Spl.) Karl Irwin who had been visiting his sister Mrs. Herbert Thomas and oth er relatives startei today on his re turn trip to Panart x where he is DOW t-ngased In busined. s THE WEATHER PROPHET. INDIANA Fair Friday and Saturday, warmer light variable winds be- ' coming south and fresh. ' COUNTRY SWEPT BY II COLD WAVE Heavy Snow Falls in the East and the South is Visited by Severe Frost. COMMUNICATION CUT OFF AT BUFFALO GREAT DAMAGE IS DONE TO SHADE TREES STORM SEVERE ALL OVER NEW YORK STATE. New York, . ..a. iae ? sror which has cut off Buffalo from te! graphic and telephone communicatici extended over Western New Yov Western Pennsylvania- and a laru portion of Ontario. Telegraph win. are unworkable east of London, Ot tarla and west of Montreal. Buffalo, N. Y., Oct. 11. Snow b jan falling here and continued for 1 , hours. Great damage was done in th' city to shade trees. Reports fror surrounding towns are to the same el feet. Fruit trees wiere also much dan: aged. Joseph Kerber, a machinist was killed and an unknown man wa. shocked to death by coming in coi: tact with live wires which had beet broken by the wet snow. Sleet Carried Down Wires. Rochester, N. Y., Oct. ll.r-This city and vicinity wa3 visited by a seven sleet storm, carrying down limbs oi trees and telegraph wires. Telegraphic communication with Buffalo was cut off, as were both of the telephone sys tems connecting t with that city. Com munication has not yet been restored Various railroads report all train? from the west on time. Frozen to Deatn. Cleveland, Oct. 11. The storm which has swept this city since Tues day continues unabated, heavy snow falling steadily. The high wind tem porarily crippled, the telegraph, tele phone and fraction service. John; Reese, 63 years old, was found frozei to death in his home. He lived alone Nipped By Frost. Cynthiana, Ky., Oct. 11. A heav? black frost with a freeze occurred i: all parts of this county, which will do stroy all the tobacco now out in th field. This is the first frost of ttu season. ' " Taste of Winter. Pittsburg, Pa., Oct. 11. All record; for low temperature this early in Oc tober since the establishment of the weather bureau in 1571, were broker here when the mercury dropped to 25 degrees. , Virginians Shiver. Norfolk, Va., Oct. 11. This was the coldest of the fall in this section or Virginia. The thermometer dropped! to four degrees above freezing. Coi.l and wood dealers cannot supply the demand for hurried fuel. Crops Destroyed. "Warren, Pa., Oct 11. This section is in the throes of a snowstorm and gale that Is doing much damage. Many farmers have their late crops still in the field and their loss will be heavy. ACTIVE IN THE RECONSTRUCTION PERIOD. DR. ALFREDO ZAYAS, CUBAN REVOLUTIONARY LEAD Eft. Dr. Alfredo Zayas, head of the Cuban revolutionary party, was formerly president of the Cuban senate and is the acknowledged leader of the Liberals. Dr. Zayaa escaped from Havana jnst before a warrant for his arrest was Issued by the Palma government. Messrs. Taft and Bacon. th American comT missioners. have praised Dr. Zayas for his attitude toward the peace negotia tions and also for bis efforts to maintain order and discipline in the rebel X esmns. , MBS. JEFF DAVIS HEAR TO DEATH First Lady of the Confederacy Very Feeble After Long . Illness. ALL HOPE IS NOW GONE HEROIC MEASURES, HOWEVER, ARE BEING TAKEN TO SAVE HER LIFE INDISPOSITION DUE TO A SEVERE COLD. Publishers Presl New York, Oct. 11. The life or Mrs. Varina Jefferson Davis, the aged widow of the late president of the Confederacy, hangs by a thread to night and in her apartments at the Hotel Majestic, two physicians are in constant attendance, aided by trained nurses, while the members of Mrs. Davis' immediate family are nearby waiting for the summons that they all fear must inevitably come. Mrs. Davis was very ill last winter, but she displayed unusual vit"'t -d finally recovered enough to be about ain, although still very feeble. About a fortniat ago, wme unug;, she contracted a severe cold which compelled her to take to her bed. Her indisposition was not looked upon as serious until the latter part of last week, when the attending physician summoned her daughter, Mrs. I. A Haves, of Colorado Springs, to her mother's bedside, as a matter purely of precaution. - Hope Passed Wednesday. Until yesterday it was hoped that Mrs. Davis would recover, although her great age she was born May 7, 1826 naturally complicated her con dition. The physicians in attendance today, however, announced that there was but slight hope for her recovery and that is still her condition tonight. There has been no change since this morning, and the aged woman' who is so well loved in the South is in a semi conscious condition: Heroic meas ures are being adopted to , keep her alive? and while all hope has not yet been given up, what there is is very slight " -r V -v-' - - 'i. Farewell Reception. Martha L. Hodgin's Sunday School class will give a, farewell social in her honor in the Endeavor Room of East Main Street Friends church, next Saturday afternoon at 2 o'clock. All the class and the members ' of the Junior Endeavor are urged to attend. Miss Hodgiu is to leave Richmond She has been a teacher in 'the East Main street Friends Sabbath school for a number of years. Wind Hurt the Corn. Milton, Ind, Oct. 11, (Spl.) The wind storm Tuesday blew down an immense amount of corn and thus rendering much harder the corn gath ering which in the Whitewater valley begins about October 20. There is a fine crop in prospect. Some framers are already gathering corn for feed ing purposes. The ladies of ie First-. Vantisr church will hold a market ' at 1029 Main street tomorrow morning. With Apologies to Poe's "Never T BOYS SET FIRE TO STABLE Were Refused Walnuts and Threatened to Get Even With Mrs. John Lamb. RACE OF FIRE WAGONS HOSE WAGON NO. 1 BEATS NO. 2 BECAUSE THE LATTER HAD TO STOP TO TAKE DOWN AN OB STRUCTION. The burning barn in the rear of John Lamb's home at 164 Ridge street called two hose wagons and the Hook and Ladder truck to the! scene yesterday afternoon. The dam age Is estimated at about $150. The property is owned by John Lawler. Mrs. Lamb who was ironing in the kitchen, in booking out of the win dow Inoticed a blaze in the barn and ran to the street yelling "Fire". Sev eral men who were near by took up the call and an alarm was sent irii from two boxes. Mrs. Lamb thinksi that some boys of the neighborhood, set the stable afire as they had asked for some walnuts Which were refused them. . One of them, it is stated, said to Mrs. Lamb: "You'd better lookt out, you people are getting too big gish." An exciting race was had between the chemical wagon of No. 2's a.nd ; the hose wagpn of No.ms.; The-two met at the foot of the North Fifth street hill , and as they turned into Sheridan a tight run was made for leadership. As the two wagons were turning under the viaduct of the Pan Handle a collision was avoided only by the expert horsemanship of both drivers. No. 1 arrived on the scene first, owing to No. 2 hav.ng to stop f t- take down barrels on a closed! street. Wickard Farm is Sold. Centerville, Oct. 11, (Spl.) C. B. George and William Wickard have sold their farm, two miles south of Centerville on the Abington road, to Benjamin F. Bales of Mooreland, Henry County. The sale was com pleted on last Friday. The land is a part df the farm, omf- th0 property of the Rev. . Henry . B. . Rupe. "Mr. Bales will move next week to Mrs. Lucinda Horts farm until his own is put in readiness for residence. Flowers for Miss Sipple. Milton. Ind. Oct. 11, (Spl.) The ladies of the Christian church sent a handsome box of flowers to .diss Mary Sipple who is at Reid Hospital where she underwent an op eration for appendicitis. Miss Sipple is one of the most active workers in the congregation. Is Forced to Wall. The Bridge Trust composed of sev eral of the leading Ohio Bridge companies has at last been forced to the wall by the Attorney General of Ohio. It is said that the trust has operated at different times in Wayne CountjV , HIIIK more" Raven. . HEAVY BOND IS GIVEN RECORD PREBLE COUNTY Estate of Late H. G. Bloom Placed in Charge of the Administrators Who File a Bond for More Than Half a Million. By far the largest bond ever filed in the Probate office in Preble Coun ty was that, given by the three ad ministrators of the estate of the late H. G. Bloom, of New Paris. The bond calls for $600,000, andis furnished by the Banker's Surety Co., of Cleveland. O., and the U. S. Fidelity & Guaran tee Company, of Baltimore, Md. The first company Is represented in Eaton by L C. Reynolds and fur nished $500,000 of the bond and the latter represented by E . S. Dye, $100, 000. Mr. Bloom was the owner of three banks, one at New Paris, one at Eldorado and one at New Madison, besides being interested in various other enterprises, and ' the bond is given to cover his entire personal es tate. The administrators are Isaac Miller, , Edwin O. Murray and John D.- King. FIRST FROSTS AND SNOW AN INTERESTING RECORD Walter Vossler, Voluntary Observer at Water Works Station Gives Sta tictical Information Concerning a Period of Ten Years. The . statement in yesterday's Pal ladium that the first snow this sea son preceded the first frost for the first time in manv vears. was disnut- ed by some Palladium readers and for this reason the official record of Walter Vossler, weather observer at the Water Works pumping station were sought. Mr. Vossler in addition to keeping the records of tempera ture daily also records every peculiar phase of the weather. When asked whether he could tell -the dates of the first frosts and first snows for a pe riod of ten years back, he replied that such would easy and forthwith he produced the following which will prove of interest to all persons who delight In weather statistics: Year. First Frost. First Snow 1 S97 Sept. 21.... Nov. 11 189S Oct. 14 ..Oct., 26 1899 Sept. 26 ... . .'.Nov. 3 1990 Oct. 10 , Nov. 8 1901 Sept. 18 Nov. 14 1902 Sept. 13 ..Nov. if. 1903 Sept. 18 ..Nov. 28 1904 Sept. 14 Dec. 9 1904 Oct. 12 Oct. 11 1905 Oct. 12 Oct. 16 1906 Oct. 11 Oct. 10 Bryarj Is Not Coming. William Jennings Bryan will not come to Richmond. The itinerary for his whirl-wind tour of Indiana has been completed and unless there is a change made he will cut out this city and every other city in the Sixth congressional district. RICHMOND ELKS PLAN GIG FAIR The Week of November 19th Settled Upon as the Date ' for Event. THE COLISEUM ENGAGED WITHIN LODGE ANOTHER WEEK THE MEMBERS WILL BE HUSTLING NOVEL .ATTRAC TIONS ARE BEING ARRANGED. THE ELKS BIG WEEK. Place of Fair The Richmond Coliseum. The Dates The entire week of November 19. AttractioLS So numerous ' and varied that they cannot be told in limited space. . Richmond Lodge of Elks .last night held one of the most important and Interesting meetings in Its history. John F. Thompson, tbe lodge's repre sentative to the recent session of the Grand Lodge which was held at Den ver, submitted a detailed report of the convention, which was a most compre hensive and interesting recital and it was one which was of utmost import ance to the membership. Changes of more or less magnitude " have been made both in constitution and in ritual and these were explained at length. 1 Elks Plan Fair. Following the meeting, a committee which was named two weeks ago by Exalted Ruler Braff it to consider the matter of an Elks' itertainment the coming winter, held a session and unanimously voted to give an Indoor fair, something in the nature of the one conducted three years ago, but as planned to be more elaborate In ev ery detail. The. Coliseum has already been engaged and the dates are No vember 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, and 24 the entire week of November 19. The entire, week of November 19. The committee in charge will within the next week outline the plans in a gen eral way, committees will be ap pointed and at the meeting to be held next Thursday night the lodge will place its shoulders to the wheel and start things moving. The Elks fair three years ago was the talk of the city. It was a great success and as usual the Elks "displayed their appre ciation in a substantial manner re- (. Continued to Page Two.) A Birth of Interest. An Issue of the Benton Hai bor, (Mich.) News-Palladium of recert date has the following item: "An eight pound boy was born to day to' Mr. and Mrs. W. A, Baker, Maiden Lane, this city. - Both Mr. and Mrs. Baker ire well known in the musical circles cf this city having assisted in th-i produc tion of "The First Lieutenant" which was staged last spring by a company composed largely . irlond"s ama-tuers. "BE CHARITABLE, YET ECONOMICAL" -CHARLES POTTER Wayne Township's Trustee Tells Other Trustees of County of His Experience in Handling the Poor. "WOULD BE SOCIETY FOLK" TRIED TO WORK TOWNSHIP. Those Who Have in Charge the Care of County's Unfor tunates are Urged to Inves tigate Cases Carefully. The county's poor, and how to -cut down the expense In Jffbvldlng for5 them was the subject which occupied most of the time, at the meeting of. the township trustees yesterday. Charles Potter, trustee of Wayno Township read a paper on "Th Management of the Poor." In it Mr. Potter showed that the expense con nected with providing for the poor in Wayne county In 1905 had been cut down $1,779.34 over the preceding , year. Mr. Potter thought that this indicated good work on the part ot the trustees. He said that he felt the worthy poor had been fully as well cared for In 1905 as in 1904. The been due to the better lnvestlgaton of appeals for help. A large number of worthless persons try to gain their means of support from the trustees, but according to Mr. Potter this class is being largely eliminated. Figures presented by Mr. Potter showed, that one out of every thirty one persons In the county had ap pealed to the county for help ot some kind during the year 1905. j he speaker 'said that in his experienco as trustee he had been approached for help by persons who owned their own property and were amply able to take care of themselves. These persons, Mr. Potter characterized as would be society folks." In closing Mr. Potter urged the trustees to in vestigate all cases and never turn down a worthy "applicant," who had met with misfortune. In addition to this paper. County Superintendent Jordan read his re port on the attendance of teachers at the Institue held in connecion with the Chauauqua. All townships wero represented! at the meeting with the exception of Abington, Dalton and Webster. A REQUEST OF GOVERNOR MADE BY INDIANA D. A. R, Ask That he Call on Citizens pf State- to Observe June 14 is Flag Day -Mrs. W. W. Gaar in Attendance. at the Meeting. . ,' ' i At the closing session of thejtefxllt annual state conference of the Nat ional Society of Daughters of tho American Revolution yesterday aC Madison, Indiana Mrs. William A Guthrie, of the John Paul chapter,. was reelected after one years service,; as state regent. Mrs. W. W. Gaar Vice-Regent of the Richmond chapter atended the sessions. The day was marked by several resolutions which were passed by the body, the most Important of whlch was the request made of Gov. Hani to ask the citizens of the state to' observe June 14 as flag day. Mrs. Charles W. Fairbanks, honorary pres ident general U. S. D. A. R. urged all members to be present at every state gathering, and suggested that the week of October 11 be made the pei-' manent date for state meetings. This was put into the form of a motion and. passed. This society has made marvelous strides since Its organization sixteen years ago when the Initial meeting was held at Washington. D. C. The membership now numbers 55,000 ?nd the order Is corsposed of twenty-thrco chapters In various part of the Union. The next meeting will be held at Bloomington, Ind. Cases Set for Trial. Cases which docketed j'esterday by Judge Fox of the Wayne Circuit Court to come up for trial the last of the month are as follows: Monday, 29 Canady vs estate of Bowman; Conner vs estae of Bow man; Geisler vs the estate of Bow man. Tuesday, 30 Cowan et al vs Miller on claim; Koeth et al vs How. ren on foreclosure. Wednesday, 31 In repetition of Jane Moore. Milton Club Meeting. Milton. Ind. Oct. 11, (Spl.1 The Carey Club met at the home of Mrs. Wm. L. Parkins today. Mrs. I. H. Warren read an interesttins paper on "The rtule cf ,the Mikado. Japanese souvenlers were slvea. Japanese refreshments were served.