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MOOT VOL: XXXI. NO. 804. Richmond, Indiana, Thursday Morning, November 29, 1906. Single Copy, One Cent. STILL SORE OVER AIL OBSERVANCE OF The Paramount Issue Today. THE WEATHER PROPHET. TILLIWAIUECTURE INDIANA Partly cloudy Thursday and Friday, variable winds, be THANKSGIVING DAY coming southeast and east. HP IP A Mrs. Keeler, Who Promoted Affair, is Threatened with Assassination. HOSPITAL TO BE BURNED SOUTHERN HATER OF THE NE GROES KEEPS UP HIS TIRADE TILL THE LAST, CENSURING GOVERNOR DENEEN. Publishers' Frss. Chicago, Nov. 2S. For bringing Senator Tillman here to lecture for he benefit of the Chicago Union Hos pital, Mrs. Adele J. Keeler, financial agent of the institution, and one of the best known charity workers in the Hty, is threatened with assassination. rhe burning of the Keeler home and he destruction of the hospital are also promised in revenge for the senator's I lecture, declaring the negro the white man's inferior and the Chicago ne- xrroes particularly unwormy speci mens of their race. A remarkable feature of the case la the fact that the letters are written pn the stationery of Presiding Elder kv. E. Tilroe, of the Chicago district f the Methodist church. Handwrit ng experts in the postal service say I he letter was written by a woman. rThe message is penned in a religious vein and bears the signature "Grace ind Harry Owens." It asserts that he attempt on Mrs. Keeler's life will ot be. made publicly, but "when she s least guarded and least prepared." Arrests are Promised. The sensational denouement to Sen- itor Tillman's pyrotechnic visit follow- d Immediately after the latter's de- larture for Fond Du Lac. Wis. The etter was immediately turned over , to I'ostoffice Inspector Stuart who began i searching investigation and proniis- s arrests soon. The' Inspector believes that some me with access to Dr. Tillroe's office the Methodist Book concern, ob- ainert the stationery and used it to nake detection more difficult. Dr. Till roe declares himself at a loss however, to fletermine who could have orced his desk without his own nowledgc. , 'The paper," he says, "is of a kind have not used since last year. It is tvapt in my desk, which is always lock- 1 when I am away. I suppose some bne about the building must have tak n it, but I cannot imagine who it can e. . Tillman's Parting Broadside. Unguarded by the police and scorn ng the idea that he is in danger, Senator Tillman fired a parting broad- ide on the race question as he took OHIO Partly cloudy Thursday, snow in extreme northeast portion; Fri day fair; fresh northwest winds becoming variable. - - A CODIFICATION OF CITY LAWS NEEDED It Has Been Suggested that City Attorney Compile Nu merous Ordinances. There Will be a Complete Sus pension of Business and Service in Churches. MANY TURKEYS ARE SLAIN UNFORTUNATES IN JAIL, ASYLUM AND POOR FARM, TO PARTAKE OF THE BOUNTY OF THE NATION. ARE NOW BADLY MUDDLED MANY STATUTES IN THE BOOK OF ORDINANCES THAT HAVE LONG SINCE BEEN REPEALED BY COUNCIL. One of the pressing needs of tho city at this time, it is asserted by all officials anrl by Supt. Bailey of the police department in particular, is a codification of the city ordinances. As the book of ordinances now stands it is very incomplete and there are num bers of the ordinances therein con tained which are in direct conflict with others since passed by a coun cil but which have never been print ed in book form. Often when a person is arrested on a charge of violating a city ordinance difficulty is met with in preparing affidavits because of the rather mud dled condition of the ordinances. It is a safe to say that there are at least a score of city laws, enacted in years past," of which none of the city offi cers have knowledge. There are oth er ordinances appearing in the book .which have been repealled but of which no record can be found without a research of the proceedings of coun cil. Work for City Attorney. It has been suggee Jd that council order the city attorney to codify tho city s ordinances so that intelligent action may be taken upon them. Some ten or twelve years ago this was done by A. C. Lindemuth, who at that time was city attorney. Because' of the frequency with which city conn cil's make new ordinances, and repeal old ones, it is asserted that every five years at least theVe should be a codi fication. At any rate, it is urged, there should be a complete compila tion of the ordinances now effective. IS HELD FOR LOCAL RAILROAD DETECTIVE Supt. Bailey of the police depart ment received a telegram yesterday afternoon from Chief Millikan of the he train for the North this afternoon, j Cincinnati police department, saying This is Thanksgiving Day. Richmond will observe the occasion in much the same way that it has for years past and there practically will be a complete suspension, of business All public offices, city, county and fed eral, will be closed most of the day, though the postoffice will attend to early morning mall. Factories, al most without exception, will be closed and the few business houses that will open at all, will close beforo noon. Big Trade Noted. According to Richmond provision dealers, the Thanksgiving trade this year has been greater than ever bo- fore. The supply of live and dressed turkeys which reached the; city was larger by far than had been anticipat ed and a majority of homes where the annual family gatherings will take place at noon today, will partake of the great American bird. The Less Fortunate. At the county jail, the county poor farm, the Home for tho Friendless Women, the Home for Aged Women and at the Eastern Hospital for the Insane, there will be special Thanks giving feasts prepared. Many dona tions were received by local charitable institutions and at Easthaven, Supt. Smith, as is his usual custom, will see ! that the hundreds of unfortunates are given a sumptuous repast, befitting the occasion. At the Churches. There will be services in all the churches of the city this forenoon, and (Continued on Page Two.) TRACTION COMPANY SLOW ITS CUSTOMARY METHOD '"mPM BOTH STUMBLING BLOCKS FOR TRUST Senator Kirkman and Repre sentative Ratliff Will Stick by City's Plant. VOICE. THEIR OPINIONS MORTON PEDESTAL DONE THE FIGURE IS NEARLY SO Work to be Pushed on Monument to Indiana's War Governor and It Is Hoped. to Have It Completed by Next February. NOT FAMILIAR WITH PROPOSED LEGISLATION AGAINST LIGHT SYNDICATE, BUT IF RIGHTLY DRAWN WILL FAVOR IT. Senator-elecfKirkman and " Repre sentative-elect Ratliff, who, will repre sent Wayne county In the approaching session of the General Assembly, are Board of Works Has Not Been Able fSffJ" of .Wchnumd inu- ing from their statements given ' to the Palladium yesterday, it is certain to Arrange Second Interurban Officials Franchise Rights. Hearing With to ' Determine fter scoring Governor Deneen ther Republican leaders for counte nancing the name of a negro in the st of candidates for municipal judges at the last election, he continued: T said what I thought. I have nev r been afraid of anything or anybody and when I want to talk I speak right but. 'The trouble is that the North views he negro question from the point of .iew of fanaticism and ignorance. 'So long as Governor Deneen and ther unscrupulous men put up such nominees for office as F. L. Barnett, he negro, the country is in danger. "If such encouragement continues, here will be a bloody race war within ive years, and it will be a bloodier ivar here than in the South, because iv e have more patience in dealing with negroes." and ' tnat Charles Woods was under ar- ' -- . v. . . j . - .- : 1 i .i ... resi iiifie iiuu was i iiy xiciu upuu the order of Pan Handle detectives in Richmond. Wools, who is not a resident of Richmond, is understood to be wanted for the theft of brass castings from the Pan Handle some weeks ago. Supt. Bailey notified the local Pan Handle police force and an officer will be sent to Cincinnati to day after Woods. IB TO BE MADE HAPPY WORK OF KIND PEOPLE Associated Charities and Salvation Army to Serve Dinners and Carry Well Filled Baskets Jn Many Hemes in C:t'. Today will be one for the various haritablo organizations in the city, ii addition U serving between one lundred and twenty lij zuvl one hiin red am, ffty people t ;'ie North "ourteenth street Misci j.i. the Asso-1 iated Chamic- will nW.t furnish the j i-aiontT'" : iho prD -ion-, for the! tmner which will be served at the i Second .Baptist church (colored on he north side. Sever.! baskets of ood stuffs have been sent to the poor f the city, who are not alio to leave ' that they can be depended upon to do anything in their power to assist In the enactment of - laws which, will make it impossible for -the great East- President Merrill of the Board of ern syndicate 10 get its ciutcnes on Public Works said yesterday that no .icnmona s piant. response had as yet been received j JwllllLL cicoacu muis aa u- from the interurban officials relative !inS unalterably opposed -to disposing in :t tonnH PnnforonM rxrith t, H,-'c ! OI ine ClCCtriC Ugnt Plant. JL Oe- representatives at which it is hoped : "eve,' he said, "that Richmond will that some adjustment of the franchise j not Permit it to get away from them." entanglement will be reached. The 'Senator Kirkman said: "Richmond Board wishes to settle the matter as ! PPIe shouId do everything in their miirklv aa noihio nd thus riptr I power to retain the electric light plant mine just what rights a traction com panies have. The apparent dilatory tactics of the traction companies is not making an enthusiactic "hit" with the board. His Retaining Fee Said to Be $100,000. heir homes.. The great supply of od presented n. Board vestc-lav ; y the school children of the citv. I - i 'Ii ! kept, i;i rrd.r to rivHj the j r-..;- v ith provisi i dti::g the c-tun-jg r. Tee Salvation Arm will also be lictive during the day, and it will lir..?bute about .n- hundred and tfty baskets of fancy and substantial ood stuffs, among the poor of the ity. This work however is not new Jvith the Salvation Army for almost very day in the year . ThanVsciv c day for them. and I believe it the duty of every citi zen to show loyalty to the home plant." Neither Senator Kirkman nor Repre sentative Ratliff have any intimate knowledge at this time, of the anti trust bill that it is propevd shall be presented at the "coming session of the legislature, but If it shall embody fea tures that make it plain that Rich mond's light plant would be secure against the unscrupulous designs of the trust, both of them would stand ready to favor it. Indianapolis, November 2S (Spl.) The pedestal of the Olive P. Mor ton monument that is being erected at the east entranco of .the State House, was completed tonight. The pedestal is eighteen feet high. The bronze figure of Morton twelve feet high, is now being cast at the studio of Rudolph Schwarz, the sculp tor, from the clay model. The figure is to be cast In four pieces. The whole 'Morton figure will be done within thirty days, as will also tho balustrades on each side of the monu ment. ! ' r - , Two of the three hronze bas-reliefs, one containing a short sketch of Mor ton's life and the other giving a his tory of the monument itself, the per sonnel of the commission, etc., are already done. The third, to be placed on the front of the lower base, will be done within a few days. '. As the two ten-foot side figures, rep resenting the infantry and cavalry soldiers, will not be done beiore some time in February, the monument will not be dedicated until then. The commission hopes to have it dedicat ed during the session of the General Assembly, however. "Ill AIIO OUT FEES" MUST BE RETURNED Attorney General Miller Gives Opinion on Appellate Court Decision. CARUSO RECEIVED GREATRECEPTIOH Great Italian Tenor Sang at Metropolitan Opera House in Splendid Way. FRIENDS THERE TO "ROOT" WAS EVIDENT THAT AUDIENCE WAS OUT TO SHOW THEIR CON. FIDENCE IN MAN OF MONKEY CAGE FAME. COUNTIES CAN RECOVER SIX HUNDRED BILLIONS YEAR'S FARM PRODUCTS FILTRATION SYSTEM Board of Works Contemplates Several Plane to do Away with City's Sewage. Secretary . Wilson Issues Annua! Re port, Showing Great Prosperity of Farmers During the Past Twelve Months. - -Secre- . . Publishers' Press. Washington, D. C, Nov. 28 tary -Wilson,-of the . agricultural de partment, presented to the president this afternoon an amazing and most gratifying picture of effective soil pro duction in the United States, the past year. It was in his anuaL report. His views on the. subiect .are nossiblv In connection with the contemplated more marvelous than his elad hosan- installation of a filtration- plant in-nahs, the secretary Issued a Thanks West Richmond, for the purpose of a giving proclamation of his own In sanitary disposition of the sewage these word A new dignity has come to agricul- that will be. carried off by the new sewerage system, the Board of Works ture along ith its strength and for the farmer to supply for the stability of the National - agriculture, for the J3ELPHIN M. DELMAS, DEFENDER OF HARRY K. THAW. For the defense of Harry K. Thaw, slayer of Stanford White, Delphin it Delmas, a noted lawyer of San Francisco, has removed to New York. It Is understood that Mr. Delmas will be chief counsel "m the forthcoming murder trial and will have entire charge of tne case. His retaining fee Is said to bf $100,000. He has been admitted to practice in the state of New York and wll" defend Thaw on the theory of the "unwritten lawMt is said. - - also Is-considering the proposition install other filtration plants in the city in order to do away with the present system of running the sewage ; comfortine ost of rtent fu- directly into Whitewater river, there-. ture the peopie are ready to join in a by polluting the stream. The scheme -dav of reverent and lovous thankssriv- however, is by no means worked out in and may. prove impracticable. He announces that the farm pro- " ducing of the year have a farm val FIRE WALL TOPPLED QVERie of ver nearly 600 to SOO.000,000 uouars, neariy nan a Dimon aoove ine ALL FEES COLLECTED SINCE LAW OF 1895 WENT IN EFFECT WERE ILLEGALLY TAKEN BY THE SHERIFFS. The fact that several of former Wayne county she-lffs and the pres ent incumbent, Richard Smith, have received under the existing laws, fees for "ins and outs," has brought up the question as to whether they will be compelled, under the ruling of the Appellate court which declare ed that such. fees were Illegal, to pay back to county the sums received. The same contigency arises in every county in Indiana. A dispatch from Indianapolis last night says: It Is the opinion of tho Attorney General's office that thousands of dol lars can be recovered from sheriffs and ex-sheriffs by the several coun ties in the State under the decision of the Appellate Court, yesterday, to the effect that the sheriffs, under tnc fee and salary law of 1S95, were not entitled to what are known as "in and out fees." V The sheriffs, for years, have teen charging the county 2o cents for ev- T Publishers" rrest,J New York, Nov. 2S. Despite hi3 trying experiences in tho monkey house affairs, Signor Knrico Garusu appeared according to program aa Rodolfo in the Puccini Opera houso La Boherno at the Metropolitan Oper: House tonight. He had a great reccp tion when the curtain first arose, it disclosed the great Italian singer and Mr. Scotti, another of tho Metropoli. tan notables, prepared to sing the first bars of the opera. The cheering lasted about. threi minutes. Tho house was crowded in tho galleries and orchestra stalls and In the standing room at tho rar ot the lower floor a small Caruso army stood five and six deep all away around. This contingent was com posed in large part of the better class of the Italian colony in New York, and it rooted for Caruso in the samo way that the wearers of tho waxed mustaches rooted for him. In the po lice court last week. Some Finally Said "Hush." The boxes in the horse shoo wertf only partially occupied as usual at the opening of the opera. Laterthey were filled with the regular Wednes day night subscribers and "their friends. It was noticeable that there was no great enthuslam from the boxes and opera stalls, and after tho rooters had kept up their demonstra tion for some time, other people be gan to say "hush." No hisses were discernible at any time. During the first act of La Boheme Radolfo has a violent love scene with Mimi. The latter part was sung to night by Madame Sembrich. She sang beautifully, and Caruso seqult ted himself in the style that for tho past two years has endeared him 1i local music lovers. At the close of the act, Sembrich and Caruso got six curtain calls, Sembrich during the last one retiring and leaving the atage to the Italian. His friends gave him a. roubiiio tieiuuusiraiion. HOW SUSPECT A MEGRO BELIEVE CLUE GOOD ONE Conductor on Street Car Says He Saw Negro Follow Dora Giflman When She Got Off Street Car Knows Man By Sight. : Publishers Pr.l Dayton. O., Nov. 28. The authori ties are close to, the negro who is sus- ery prisoner received into the jail, if pected of strangling Dora Oilman, the only for the night, and 23 cents, for turning him out. These two 2.-ent fees were known as the "in and out fees," and were paid to the county sheriff on the theory that he should be paid for keeping jail. The Appellate Court in its decision, took the broad ground that it was the intention of the Legislature that en- from the car. Williamson said: acted the fee and salary law of 1S93, 1 "Conductor Hughey, with his car to make the county sheriff's office, ! passed that on which Dora Gilman like other county offices, a salary and and I rode. Hughey saw the negro not a fee office, and hence, the sheriffs ' on the car. He has told me that he were not entitled to the"in and out fees". In reaching this decision the pretty girl who was murdered here. "At last we have some tangible clew. We know now whom to seek and we will get him," 'said Mr. Kline, after hearing the testimony of the wit nesses today. "Z " Mr. Williamsoji told of the negro, whom he saw follow Miss Gilman Independent Piece cf Masonry Along side Opera House is Torn . - . , Down. The upper part of the east fire wall of the New Phillips opera house which separates the theater from the building adjoining it. topped over yes terday and rested against a chimney value of 1905. ENGINEERS. GAVE DANCE Annual Social -Function Held in the i. ' O. O. F. Hail Last Night Was Pleasant Affair. The annual ball of the Brotherhood ;of Locomotive Engineers. Division on the next roof. For a time por- 59 gave their annual Thanksgiving tions of the wall threatened to fall to i Dali jast nignt in the L O. O. F. hall the street and the police department , an(j it was one of the most successful was notified. The sidewalk for a.-affairS ever attempted by the Rich considerable distance was barred to mond enginemen. The room was pedestrains until the damaged por- tastily decorated in the colors of the tions of the walls could be removed, j organization and more, than hu: The wall in question Is an indepen dent piece of masonry and neither the walls of the opera some tor the building adjoining' it were 'affected.-,- dred couples attended. The Heidleberg Orchestra of Day ton, furnished, tha music for the even ing. . - . . . court reversed itself, in effect, having reached the opposite opinion last Feb ruary. Recovery Back in 1895. If the sheriffs have not been entitl ed to the "In and out fees" sines the passage of the fee and salary law of 1905, the conclusion is that the coun ties can recover from the ex-sheriffs back to 1S95, every dollar of in and out fees that has been paid the sher iffs in every county. Of course, un less the ex-officer pays over voluntar ily, suit will - have to be brought against him. There is still the possibility that the case will be transferred to the Supreme Court. It is possible for this to be done upon motion of either of the parties. As pointed out. bow- eve-, i tes within the discreation of the Supreme Court whether or not It wtii permit the transfer, and, of course, nothing is known of the court's mind on this matter. rode on his car." As soon as this statement is con firmed the arrest of the negro will fol STANDARD OIL HIT AGAIN One of Its Subsidiary Companies fn dieted for Violating Elan's - . Anti-Trust Law. CORNELL WAS THE WINNER Her Athletes Finished First in Inter collegiate Cross Country, Penrv Close Second. I Publishers Press. St Louis, Nov. 28 Charging It with having accted rebate and discrimination in legal freight rare on shipments of oil in violation of tho Elkin's law, the grand jury today re turned two Indictments totalling 72 counts against the Waters Pierce Company. All conviction on all counts would aggregate a fine of 550,000. It was also charged that tha Wat ers Pierce Company Is a subsidiary corporation t the Standard O:'. Coni pnuy cf New "fork. Ratliff s Annual Report. Walter S. Ratliff, secretary of the Wayne County Horticultural and Ag ricultural society, has sent to the. Princeton. N. J., Nov. 28. The In-! ter-collegiate . cross countrv meet ' here today was won by Cornell with state society the annual report of the tne university of Pennsylvania clcse local organization. The present year second. j" jwill complete the first half century of The winner of the individual cham- the society's existence and Mr. Ratliff pionship was L. P. Jones of PiniiEyI- Indicates the growth and the material vania, who ran the distance of 'Z good that has been done during this minutes, 23 '3-3 seconds. The ' race i period. The report gives a lengthy was started with all runners getting j resume of crop conditions in the coua joff well together.? j ty lor the past year. .