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CD AJDIUM H VOL. XXXI. NO. 363. Richmond, Indiana. Saturday Morning, February 23, 1907. Single Copy, One Cent. TUBERCULOSIS IS FAUIIDJI HEIFER Inspector Wagoner Finds More Evidence of Dread Disease in Local Cattle. GETS $4,fl00FDR DEATH SCHOOL TEACHERS KEEP CASE OUT OF COURT hWmiW Tfl MARRY THE WEATHER PROPHET. EVELYN THAW MUST AGAIN FACE ORDEAL WOULD LIMIT HIS POWER HIGH LICENSE BILL TO WASTE BASKET INDIANA Generally fair; rising tem perature. OHIO Saturday fair; not quite so cold. BILLS AIMED AT PINCH0T IIU I IUI.U I J 1111111111 George Early, Administrator for the Senate Adopts Amendment Requiring' Estate of Samuel Lingenfelter Com- Grover Cleveland in Address She Will Have Three Days' Rest Before Resuming the Story of Her Life. chief Forester, a Friend of Roose- House Decides to Indefinitely Legislature in Brief. promises With the Panhandle Com pany. at Chicago, Says Patriotism Rests on Home. velt, to Give Detailed Estimate of Expenditures Each Year. Postpone Measure by Vote of 51 to 47. kig: A THE WORST CASE YET ANIMAL LOOKED GOOD ON FOOT AND WAS PASSED OVER TO THE BUTCHERS LUNGS WERE BAD LY SWOLLEN. In the short time o? one week two cases of, tuberculosis have been dis favor! in cattle butchered at the Richmond abattoir by Dr. Wagoner, the government Inspector, the second l.eing found in a young heifer butcher rd last evening. The heifer had the disease in an aggravated form, and Dr. Wagoner stated that it was the worst (t tho three he has had to deal witn in the short time he has been with the ii-,nl hntrherinsr establishment, in that it showed signs of more rapid Ue velooment. ' The animal was purchased by the ronmanv yesterday and was pro nounced "O. K." on foot and was butchered and opened. One glance at the entrails and lungs of the young cow, was sufficient for Dr. Wagoner in condemn it as having tuberculosis Tho lungs were hard and congested. w-h&re, under normal conditions they should have been light and spongy. The interior Peritoneum, a membrane, covered with tubercles, and laying u gainst the lungs, was swollen abnor mally, while ulcerous sores were num erous. Other than being covered with plight bumps on the exterior lining, the lungs appeared sound, out wnen iuey had been cut open, the congested con dition was visible. . Could Easily Have Been Sold. Dr. Wagoner, in the course of his remarks about the case, said that one of the surest signs of tuberculosis in cattle, was the ulcerous sores on the peritoneum, and stated that when this was removed, beef could be placed on the market and sold without the fclightest chance of detection from the casual observer and buyer. During the three months which he has been at tho abattoir. Dr. Wagoner has found three acute cases of tuber miosis in the 223 cattle that have been butchered at the plant. Three other cattle were condemned owing to other diseases. Out of the twelve hundred hogs butchered, five were found to have tuberculosis. The people of the city are thorough lv aroused at the discovery and publi- c o t,at manv rntt.le of C a. nun ii luo - - i Wayne county are suffering with the , tuberculosis, and meat mercnams ui the city are being asked daily for gov ernment inspected meats. The move ment for better city inspection is growing and council members are meeting demands on all sides "to do something." The fact that two cases of acute tuberculosis have been found In cattle within the course of one week, will further add Impetus to the demands for better meat inspection. PROHIBITING POLYGAMY Dubois Resolution Referred to Com mittee on Judiciary by the Sen ate Spooner's AcL IPubllsbers' Press.l Washington, Feb., 22. The senate today refered to the committee on judiciary the Dubois resolution direct ing that committee to draft a con stitutional amendment prohibiting polygamy in the United States. Mr. Spooner In asking for the reference said it was through no spirit or hos tility but because he thought the com mittee would desire proper time for the conference of the subject. He said that he favored such a constitu tional provision. REV. CALDWELL JO SPEAK Representative of Millionaire Nelson to Address Wayne County His torical Society. A large crowd is expected to be pres ent at the court house this afternoon at 2 o'clock to hear the Rev. Caldwell, of Dublin. Mr. Caldwell is the repre sentative of Millionaire Nelson, of St. Louis. His subject will be "Cooper ation and Profit Sharing." It.tis ex pected that the speaker will explain the work now in progress at Dublin. The meeting today is the February meeting of the Wayne County Histor ical society. A cordial Invitation has been extended to the public to hear this interesting address. Engine Jumped Track. The wrecking crew was called to Dublin at a late hour last nisht to re place an engine which had jumped off the track. No damage was done and the engine was removed soon enough to present any congestion of traffic. Suit on Promissory Note. Christian. Leek has broueht suit nsainst alter Thornburg and William ( Bells." by Mrs. Bessye Waggoner. Thornburg on a promissory note for Lunch was served following the ren $50tf. ditiou of the program. There -will be no litigation against the Panhandle railroad company be cause of the killing of Samuel Lin genfelter, the engineer in the wreck at. Millville last month. 'Yslterday in the circuit court George Early, ad ministrator of the estate of the de ceased engineer filed on the part of the widow, Mrs. Emma Lingenfelter, an agreement releasing the company . from all ciaim3 to damages. This ac- tion on the part of the administrator grows out of the fact that the com pany has paid Mrs. Lingenfelter the sum of 14,000. She will also receive $1,000 from the voluntary relief de partment of the road of which her husband was a member. SPEHCEH MEN GET Attempt Made to Kill George Edwards the Auditor Elect of Owen County. DR. BRICELAND MAY DIE UNKNOWN ENEMY SENT THE BOTTLE FROM INDIANAPOLIS SAYING IT WAS SIXTEEN YEAR OLD STUFF. Spencer, Ind., Feb., 22, (Spl.) As a result of drinking whiskey, which is thought to have contained strychnine, four men are seriously ill today and one man may die. Yesterday a small bos containing a quart of whisky was .delivered, pre sumably by an expressman, to George Edwards, auditor-elect of this county. With the box was a letter bearing an Indianapolis date line, and stating that a friend of the writer had come across some sixteen-year-old whisky, and being aware, that Spencer was a dry" town, especially since the blind tiger" law went into effect, the writer was sending the accompanying whisky that Mr. Edwards might en joy it. The box was not opened until to day, when Edwards , took a taste of the contents of the bottle and found it to be bitter. With him, when he opened the box, were Asa Williams, Robert Fisher Martin Walden and Dr. D. J. Briceland. Edwards expectorat ed the whisky which he took into his mouth, but the other men swallowed a portion, but complained that it had a very bitter taste. Within an hour after drinking the whisky all the men except Edwards were taken violently ill, and physicians were summoned. All except Dr. Briceland are now out of danger, but there is fear that Brice land will not recover. The whisky will be examined and an effort will be made to find the sender. The letter was signed "Dick." Mr. Edwards has several friends in Indianapolis, and he did not question the quality of the whisky before tak ing it. DIVIDEND WAS DECLARED Masonic Building Stockholders Meet and Choose Directors for the Coming Year. At the annual meeting of the stock holders of the Masonic Building asso ciation, Thursday night the following were named: Ellwood Moris, J. H. Nicholson, L. E. Browne, John E. Peltz, T. R. Wood hurst, R. A. Paige, T. R. Hill. C. P. Holton, O. F. Ward", A. W. Hemple maa, S. W. Gaar. J. L. Smith was made secretary and S. W. Gaar treasurer. A dividend of four percent was declared, the sec ond since the Masonic temple was built. Tho directors will meet next Thursday to organize. W. R. C. SOCIAL FUNCTION Organization Gives Martha Washing ton Reception Which is Well Attended. The W. R. C. gave a Martha Wash- ingtoa reception yesterday afternoon i in the G. A. R. hall.' Quite a large number was In attendance and a short program In commeration of the day j was much enjoyed. A pleasing fea-j ture was a solo, "Mount Vernon POISONED WHSKY 4,000s TEACHERS HEAR HIM FORMER PRESIDENT SPENDS DAY IN WINDY CITY HELPING TO OBSERVE THE BIRTHDAY OF WASHINGTON. Chicago, Feb. 22. The anniversary of the birth of Washington was gen erally observed here. ' The principal celebration was by the Union League club, the principal exercises being held in the auditorium at which Gro ver Cleveland was the orator of the day. At night a banquet was held at the Union League club house, at which Cleveland also spoke. At the Auditorium this morning the former president addressed 4,000 school teachers. Mr. Cleveland con fessed that he has begun to believe that marriage has a great influence on the patriotism and political good of the people. He scored old bachelors and delivered a delicate rap at the old maids, and said it Is the family influ ence on which the country depends. The Need of Patriotism. "We need patriotism," he said. "The patriotism that loves a country for its own sake and becauso it is worthy of love, and if you are going to co-operate with us in this affair you must love your country in the same spirit and In tent that you love your God and your parents and your kindred. , "It is not safe for you to wait before cultlvatinc this love until you are pushed into the busy activities of life. "I want to warn you against, fixing the standard of your patriotism by such as you see about you today by those who for the time being are charged with the duty of taking care of this country of ours. I do not want to make any wholesale accusations against these persons. There are some good people among them, but quietly and confidentially I want to say that their patriotism does admit of a good deal of improvement. I want yon to improve it, and you can do it.' Spoke on "Public Holidays. At the Iroquois club this afternoon Mr. Cleveland spoke on "Public Holi days." He gave it as his opinion that the great hurrying work of the day so completely engrossed the attention of the people that they have but little time for observing holidays, but that they felt the lesson which their mem ories taught just as deeply as in Eu rope, where the holidays are observed with much pomp and show. Thirty Hondurans Killed. I Publishers' Press. 1 Managua, Nicaragua, Feb., 22. Nlcaraguan forces continue to - ad vance victoriously against Honduras. It is reported that in a battle near El Truinso, a second engagement, that thirty Hondurans were killed. The loss to the Nlcaraguan forces was ex tremelv small and confined to a few wounded. ALMOST PANIC AT FIRE BREAKS OUT IN THEATER Part of Audience Makes Mad Dash for Exits But Manager Quiets Fears of Others and They Remain in , the House. IPubllahers Press.l Cleveland, O., Feb., 22. Fire has broken out in the Empire theatre dur ing a variety performance. At the cry of fire GOO people rushed in panic for the exits. ' No one was hurt how ever and the performance is still in progress, the management having as sured those who remained that the fire is an adjoining building. It Is as a matter of fact in the theatre and is still burning though unlikely to do serious damage. A lighted cigarette thrown into a waste paper - basket, started the fire. The blaze was extinguished after about forty five minutes, without in terrupting the play a second time. HAVE SMALLPOX SCARE Missouri Legislature Adjourns Till Monday to Await Developments Generosity of Folk. IPublishers Prss.1 Jefferson City, Mo., Feb., 22. The nouse and senate this afternoon ad- journed until 2 p. m. Monday because small pox scare, " Governor Folk talked to Salts, the last member to be stricken, shortly before taken to the pest house. The governor says that he will throw on- en the executive mansion to the stricken members if they can not find corufortafclc quarters elsewhere- HOUSE. High license fight resulted in victo ry for liquor lobby, the bill being in definitely postponed. Representative Morton Introduces a resolution for an amendment to the constitution that would prohibit the granting of any liquor licenses in the state. This would bring about ab solute prohibition. The Kelley ditch bill passed by a close vote. Bill to regulate medical advertising killed. Bill introduced to abolish the office of county assessor. SENATE. Senate concurred in House amend ments to the Bland 2-cent fare bill The bill is ready for the governor s signature. McCullough house bill to repeal met ropolitan police law, advanced to sec- ond reading. Senate concurred in house amend' ments to the bill against Sunday bar bering, so as to cover clubs, and tho bill is ready for the governor's sigua ture. House bill regulating open season for shooting squirrels is amended so as to prohibit the killing of squirrels for three years. Bill now goes back to the house. House bill passed providing that a person convicted for a third time for felony shall be imprisoned for life. BATE BILL READY EOR THEGOVERIIOR Hanly's Signature Is All that Is Necessary to Give Hoosiers 2-Cent Fare. REDEEMABLE REBATE SLIP PASSENGER PAYING FARE OK f TRAIN MUST PAY ADDITIONAL ONE HALF CENT WHICH HE MAYHAVE REFUNDED. Indianapolis, Ind., Feb., 22, (Spl.) The house amendments to the Bland 2-cent a mile passenger rate bill were concurred in this morning by the senate and the measure is now ready for the governor's signature. The act establishes a maximum rate of two cents a mile when tickets are bought. When cash is paid on trains, the con ductor may charge one half cent more a mile, but the excess is. to be cover ed by a rebate slip which shall be redeemable at any ticket office of the road. Children between the age3 of five and, twelve years shall be carried for half fare. Plain talks by conductors rather than elaborate addresses by the high salaried railroad attorneys are respon sible for the concession made to the railroads that an extra charge, to be repaid later, may be made when cash is paid on the trains. When the bill was in senate committee, the attor neys of all the big roads appeared before the committeemen and urged that a penalty be placed in the bill on the failure to buy tickets. Their ef forts availed nought, and the bill wai passed by the senate as a measure for a flat 2-cent rate. Conductors' Arguments Won. . When the bill was considered by the house committee, a number of con ductors actively engaged in the ser vice, appeared before the committee men and pleaded that an extra charge be countenanced on trains when cash is paid. They gave practical reasons for this. They pointed out that it is their duty as 4onductors to operate the train, not to act as fiscal agents for the company; that the safety of the train and the passengers depends in large part upon the conductors be unhampered and not compelled to make change; that ticket offices are established and agents employed f or j the convenience of the public, and i that the public should be urged to buy tickets. No Actual Addition to Cost. The conductors insisted that the railroad companies did not care par ticularly for the additional half cent a mile, and in substantiation of this they suggested that the rebate plan be adopted whereby a slip shall be issued to cover the excess charged when cash is paid. The house com mitteemen considered favorably what the conductors told them. They re commended that the proposed am endments be made. The amendments were made by-the house, and the bill as amended was passed without dis senting voice. The concurrence this morning by the senate In the house amendments was a victory for the conductors who came to Indianapolis to plead for what they regarded their companies and their own rights TALE ONLY HALF RELATED IT IS EXPECTED THAT ON MON- DAY JEROME WILL HER TO GO MORE SMALL DETAILS. REQUIRE INTO THE Publishers' Presa.J New o., . .. . .. Lvalyn Nesbit Thaw has three days to rest and prep are for the conclasion of the or deal she is undergoing at the hands of District Attorney Jerome, the Thaw trial being adjourned until Monday on account of Friday being a legal holiday and Saturday a weekly court holiday. When Mrs. Thaw resumes the stand Monday she will be compelled to go into more details of her eventful life She is expected to be on the stand all day and there is considerable ques tion whether the district attorney will be through with the cross-examination in one day. Associatic s with White and Thaw after her return from Europe in 1903; interviews with Abe Hummell, when was drawn the famous affidavit which she denied she had any part in fram ing; the European trip of 1904; the incident of the Cumberland hotel and other incidents with Thaw, following her return, her marriage and the sub sequent events up to the fatal night on the Madison Square roof garden, none of these has been inquired into on cross-examination. No woman ever faced a more ter rible ordeal on the witness stand than Evelyn Nesbit Thaw, an ordeal that Is not yet half over. Of course, the actual truth of the story which Mrs. Thaw told her hus band, and which is said to have un balanced his mind, cannot be ques tioned. If she told him the story and, as a result, his mind became de ranged, the truth of the 6tory Is Im material. All the cross-examination can -develop.- is ' a doubt as to the veracity of the wItnessVa doubt as to whether she really, did tell him or not. That Is all the cross-examination can show, and it is for the jury to de cide whether constant brooding over the story Evelyn Nesbit told Harry Thaw about her treatment at the hands of Stanford White actually caused derangement of his mind suf ficient to make him incapable of know ing he was doing wrong when he killed White. Did Thaw's actions after he heard the story, did bis re lations with Evelyn Nesbit cover a period of two years after this revela tion, did his treatment of her and of White, and a thousand other things indicate that he was brooding over the story, and that he was taking ad vantage of It? This Is for the jury to decide, and this is the doubt that District Attorney Jerome Is attempt ing to instill in the minds of the jurors.' WHIPPED OFF THE RAILS GOES DOWN HIGH BANK Two Persons Killed and a Dozen In jured in a Wreck on the St. Paul Road Train Running at a High Rate of Speed. Publishers' Press.J Dubuque, la., Feb., 22 Two per sons were killed and twelve injured this afternoon when the rear coach of a Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul passenger train was whipped off the rails near Washington Mills. The train was. running at a high rate of speed as it passed over a bridge and rushed into the curve on the east side. The last car left the track and plunged down a high em bankment. Trying to Lift Mortgage. Mrs. Anna Bankert, recently tried for the murder of Norman Cook in Rush county. Is endeavoring to raise money by popular subscription to pay the mortgage that was placed on a farm owned by her and her husband, while she was on trial. For an Eight Hour Day. TPuWlsliers Press.J Deadwood, S. D-, Feb. 22. Mine owners and miners of the Black Hills are in conference today for a settle ment of the eight hour day contro-j versy. A strike concerning the com-1 panies and a thousand men are involv ed. Practically Cremated. " New Castle, Ind., Feb.. 22, (SpL) From the home of her parents', the late Mrs. Georgia Byers Bagot, of Anderson, IncL, who has practically cremated while visiting a sister at Red Key, Ind., was buried in Mound J I cemetery today. 1 Washington. Feb. 22. When the sen- ate resumed consideration today ofi the agricultural appropriation bill, an amendment adopted requiring the sac- reuiry vi agriculture w suDrau eacn year a detailed estimate upon every subject of expenditure within his de partment, also one upon the detailed expenditure of -tho entire department for the previous year. This is aimed at the forestry bureau. presided over by Chief Forester Pin chot. President Roosevelt's warm ier sonal friend, and an official who each: v l" " "i nousa year gives his salary of $3,500 to the ' representatives this afternoon vol poor, and is intended to limit the pow-;cd to indefinitely postpone Seuator er of that official, which Mr. Clark, of Mattingly's high license liquor bill Wyoming, in yesterday's session de-!,hl(h , , . ..., ... clared unequalled by any ruler in theS!1Ch had alread tne 8enaU" world over. Tno measure had boon made a special LIKELY TO ANNUL METROPOLITAN LAW Indications Point to the McCul lough Bill Being Passed by the State Senate. VETO BY GOVERNOR AHEAD SENATORS KIRKMAN AND WOOD BRING IN REPORT FAVORING INDEFINITE POSTPONMENT OF THE McCULLOUGH MEASURE. Indianapolis, Ind., Feb., 22, (Spl.) Indications point to stormy weather ahead for the metropolitan police law. The McCullough bill, which takes the power of appointing the police com missioners out of the hands of the governor and places that power in the hands of the mayors of the several cities, passed the house by a large vote and today the senate committee on cities and towns made a divided report on the bill. Senators Will Wood and Kirkman signed a minority report favoring the Indefinite postponement of the .Mc Cullough bill. Senators Pearson, Bower, Klstler and Stotsenburg sign ed the majority report favoring tho passage of the bill. There was no discussion on the measure today, as both sides agreed to permit the bill to be printed. Senator Hawkins did not sign either report. It would not be surprising if the senate passed the McCullough bill, as the general sentiment in the sen ate seems to be against the present law. If the senate does pass the bill it is understood that the governor will ve to it. He has made no public state ment regarding the matter, but in pri vate conversation he has spoken in opposition to the measure. Senate Committee Hearing. B. B. Johnson, president of the commercial club, at Richmond, ex pressed the general belief at the bear ing before the senate committee on cities and towns, last night, when he said that he was afraid that the pres ent metropolitan police law would be repealed by the passage of the Mc Cullough house bill. "From the general sentiments ex pressed here tonight," said Mr. John son, "I am very much afraid that this McCullough bill will be passed and become a law. And if this tloes re sult, I want to register the predic tion that before many years have passed the legislature will be called upon to enact the law again." Against McCullough Bill. Mr. Johnson and Wilfred Jessup, that he stood in the position of losing tho prosecuting attorney of Wayne their friendship should he vote for the -county, both spoke in defense of the measure and rather than do that he, present law and against the passage of the McCullough bill. The strong point that both made In defense of the present law was that it took the police department of the c'ty out of politics, and in effect, made for an efficient system. - MANY JAPS ARE They Meet in Death in an Explosion a Mexican Mine. fPubUshers Jre. Eagle Pass, Tex., Feb., 22. A des patch from Las Esperanzas Mexico says that 100 dead bodies have been taken from the coal mine of the Mexi can Coal & Coke company, in which an explosion of gas occurred four days aor0 There are known to be 23 men still entombed in the shaft and it is practically certain that all are dead. Nearly one half of the dead miners are Japanese. Funeral of Nancy Pickett. Nancy A. Pickett formerly of this dty asd ft minister in the Society of Friends, was buried at Kokomo yes- terday. She was the wife of J. T, Pickett. LIQUOR LOBBY REJOICES TEMPERANCE LEADERS, TOO, THOUGH IT SEEMS ABSURD. JOIN WITH THEM AND SHOUT LOUDLY, -WELL DONE." Indianapolis, Feb. 22. (Spl.) llv a order of business for three o'clock this afternoon, and just twenty three minutes later, it had been killed and those who opposed a thousand dollar liquor license were attending tho bur ial exercises, which were held during a five minute recess immedi.Wely fol lowing the announcement of the vote. The action of the house was not un expected by those who have been watching the trend of conditions which obtained in connection with tho light, which the brewery and liquor lobby, liquor dealers and temperance peopta have been waging against the passaga of the bill. Many Spectators Present. At one o'clock spectators commenc ed filling the galleries and the floor of the house, and by three o'clock thero was not a vacant Inch of space In the house of representatives. All seem ed impatient for the speaker to hand down the bill for action and there was a general feeling of relief on tho part of the spectators and a feeling of ten-" slon among the law makers, who real ized that one of the most interesting as well as bitterly contested measures must be considered. Representative School was the first recognized, and he at once offered a motion to the effect that all amend ments to the bill be submitted at onco, that they be printed and that final ac tion of the liquor license law be taken Tuesday morning at ten o'clock. Mr. School explained hla action through,, the- fact that he . unjf rtood that thero were many ank-tnta ready for submission that k desired that the amendments be printed mo that the members could act intelli gently on them. Reprsentative McEvoy moved to ta- ble School's motion and on the ques tion being put the house voted to ta bio by a vote of 55 to 43. , An , Issue Was Forced. Those opposed to the bill had by thia. time decided to force the Issue and at the same time make it impossible for the subject to be debated. Representative Sweeney was rccog-' ulzed by the speaker. He said: "This is a bill that has taken up considerable time, and it Is not of great Importance. I move that fur ther consideration be Indefinitely postponed." Mr. Furnas moved to table Mr. Swee-' ney's motion, but when he found that' it would shut off debate he withdrew his motion.. The demand for the prv. vious question was seconded by members, which It Is said really repre ented the strength of the enemies of the measure. But few of the members aroso to explain their vote. The first was Han na, of Hendricks county, who stated that he opposed the action because it. gave no opportunity for amendments that would be satisfactory to all. ' Representative Volz explained hia vote on the grounds that he had been grossly misrepresented. He stated, that he had promised the Germans of Indianapolis that he would not sup-' port any measure which Interfered with the present liquor laws during the' present general assembly and for that reason he voted yes. Representative Gelger of Porter and La Porte counties, said that he had two brothers in the liquor business and voted to Indefinitely postpone. At the conclusion of the calling of the roll it was handed up to the speaker, who announced the vote as shown by the total as 44, noes 48. Verification Demanded. Almost instantly there was an up. roar on the floor, a dozen democrats Vlt I cn and equally as many republicans riuucu.ruilhe1 towarj3 the speaker's desk, asking that the vote be verified. ' r-t . t t . . .i a t a . . opeaKcr uraoui builuu iaai n was un necessary for them to make the de mand, that the vote would be verified, and it was not necessary for disorder of any kind. The names of those vot ing and the manner of their vote was read and a correction made in the to tal when the vote was announced, 51 to 47. After the speaker had announc ed the fact that the bill had been In definitely postponed he stated that there would be a five minute recess during which time those who desired to leave the chamber could do so. In every part of the city tonight there is a celebration among the sa loon and brewery people over the de feat of the bilL Vote on the Motion. The following is the verified ballot which resulted in the Indefinite post ponement of the measure: AYES. Republicans Baltzell, Conflo, Flte'n, Dwyer, Geiss. Greiger, Louden, Meek er, Ratliff, Schreeder and Votz.