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THE INDIAN ArOLTS JOURNAL, MONDAY, JUNE 4, 1894.
COOPER AND. HOLM AN TWO INDIANA HUPUESKXTATIVES IlKMANDIXG JU:COGXITIOX. One Im Pushing III (ireonbacU 31 ens ure and the Other 'iVnntM the House to Legislate ftr Indiau. Special to the Indianapolis JournaL "WASHINGTON, June 3. Representative Cooper is making: a determined effort to have a day set apart by the House for the consideration of his greenback bill. He la . circulating a paper among hl3 col leagues on the Democratic side asking the rules committee to designate one day of the time previously allotted the State bank tax repeal bill, when his bill shall be debated and voted on. lie has the assistance of all the Indiana Democrats except Mr. Holman, who Is unwilling that any business shall Intervene between the present business and the Indian appropriation bill. Mr. Holman has Just discovered that there Is a con spiracy among the Democrats In the House to humiliate him In the eyes of the coun try by postponing as late as possible con sideration of his bill. He reported the In dian appropriation bill weeks ago, but it was successively side-tracked by the naval appropriation, the military, the sundry civil and the legislative, executive and Ju dicial bills, all reported long after Mr. Hol man'B bill. After all those bills had been disposed of Mr. Holman had the right of way for his bill, but he "was again pushed aside for the bank tax repeal bill, which has now been before the House over a week, and may take up the time all this week. Mr. Holman is now determined that when the repeal bill is disposed of that he will make a fight on the floor of the House for his rights. TIIC TARIFF HILL.. Scheme to Postpone the Vote on the ., SuKiir Schedule. WASHINGTON, June 3,-The sugar schedule will again this week be "the cen tral point around which the proceedings In the Senate will revolve. Among numer ous Senators who were asked for their opinion as to when the debate on this sched ule would cease, not one would attempt to fix a definite time. The discussion has already proceeded for three days, which is the utmost time that Democratic Sen ators would admit before the debate was begun would be necessary or allowed to It. Some think it will be possible to reach a verdict Monday or Tuesday, while others assert that there are contingencies which may postpone the disposition of the sched ule until the latter part of the Week. Among other lines of policy which have been conversed among the opponents of the bill is that of allowing the sugar sched ule to be accepted as amended by the committee on finance, without taking any, vote on the schedule In committee of the whole, the object being that the opponents of the bill shall not be forced to show their hands at this time, and especially, that they may refrain from exhibiting their supposed strength among Democratic and Populist Senators. Senator Harris adheres to hl3 determina tion to ask the Senate to prolong its daily sessions into the evening, beginning with to-morrow. Some of the Republican Sen ators have taken his notice to mean that he will ask the Senate to sit Monday until the sugar schedule shall : be disposed of, but conversation with him and with other Democratic Senators indicates that his pur pose Is hardly so definite, but that the in tention 19 to press as near to the goal as it may be possible to do. "We want," said Senator Jones, "to see that the Senate does a good day's work each day, and if it should be apparent that there has Teen no effort to secure delays for delay's sake, we should not probably ask for very ex tended hours, but if the proceedings should Indicate that the long speeches are to con tinue, we should probably ask the Senate ' to sit well int the night." The Republicans will probably resist the attempt to extend the sessions beyond 6 o'clock to the extent of at least demand ing that a quorum be maintained, and some of them will 'decline to assist In making a quorum. The Democrats ap preciate this dliSculty, and will maKe an effort to have as nearly a quorum of Dem ocrats as possible on hand to meet this emergency. They have the pledges of more than fifty Senators, including most of the Populists and some Republicans, that they ' will remain to aid In making a quorum as long as may be required. . Senator Harris said to-day that when the night sessions were once more begun they would be continued until the bill should be finally disposed of. Meantime, they will maintain their efforts to get the Repub licans to agree to fix a day for the final vote. IX THE HOUSE. Probable Caucus on the State Bank IU1I Cooper' 3IeiiMure. WASHINGTON, June 3. The outlook for the week In the House of Representatives Is so much in doubt that a Democratic caucus may be necessary, to agree on a plan of action. The State bank question has been debated until the leaders are anxious for a vote. But the debate . has shown the State bank men that they, are liable to be defeated by inability to agree on any one of the many plans discussed. As the State bank principle was. incorpor ated in the Democratic national platform, the leaders are loath to see the bill defeated, bo that a caucus to-morrow or next day may be called for the purpose of formulat ing a party measure which will command united support. It is rrobable that the llnal vote on the bill will be taken early in he week, unless the whole question is al t lowed to go over until a caucus committer? can frame a satisfactory bill. The rules committee is considering the advisability of giving one day to Rerre sentatlve Cooper's bill for subjecting greenbacks and Sherman notes to State and local taxation. At present these forms of paper money are exempt from taxation. Chairman Holman. of the Indian commit tee, is prestir.g the Indian appropriation bill, and Its consideration will come imme diately after the State bank debate, unless Mr. Cooper secures an Intervening day. The Indian bill will be warmly discussed, as there Is a disposition to question the wisdom of many of Mr. Holman's reduc tions. The debate is expected to last a week. 31 r. I.owrle Hell IIcmIkum. WASHINGTON, June 3.-Mr. Lowrte Bell, Second Assistant Postmaster-general, has resigned his oKlce to accept the posi tion of general traffic manager of the Cen tral railroad, of New Jersey, at a much higher salary. His formal letter of resig nation was sent to Postmaster-general Lis ten last Thursday, and Is to take effect June 3), the close of the present fiscal year. Mr. Hell will take a short vacation and. on returning to Washington, will give some of his attention to the preparation of his an nual report. It can be stated with cer tainty that this action on Mr. Pell's part was entirely voluntary, and that his leav ing the service is a matter of regret to his superiors in office. Mr. Bell entered the service as general superintendent of the mail service under Postmaster-general Wanamaker, and was subsequently pro moted to be Second Assistant Postmaster-g-eneral. General IVote. WASHINGTON, June 3. Mr. Cramp states that the preliminary builders' trial of the triple-screw cruiser Minneapolis will tae place next Tuesday. The course will probably be about ten miles long off the five fathoms bank. INCOME TAX PROTESTS. Hew York Business Men's Association Flooded with Telegrams. NEW YORK, June 3. The New York Business Men's Association of this city, under whose auspices the mass meeting to protest against the incorre tax was held in Carnegie Music Hall last Friday night, continues to be flooded with telegrams from boards of trade, national banks and com mercial bodies generally. All of them In dorse the association In Its opposition to the Income-tax measure. Among the more Important are .protests from W. H. Di mond, president of the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce; Porter P. Pack, president of the Minnehaha National Rank. Sioux Falls, S. D. ; George G. Brings. prei fieat of thw Board of Trade. Grand Rapids, Mich.; James Lewis Pierce, president of the Providence (R. I.) Roard of Trade; Frank Murphy,, president of the Merchants Na tional Rank. Omaha. Neb.; T. R. McGa han, president of the Charleston (S. C.) Chamber of Commerce; Charles J. Holmes, chairman of the committee of Associated Savings lianks. Fall River, Mass.; George S. Field, resident of the Board of Public Works. Ruffalo. N. Y.; 11. A. Castle, presi dent of the Chamber of Commerce, St. Paul, Minn.; William G. Boynd, president of the Merchants' Exchange, St. Louis; Kdward Kemble. president of the Roston Chamber of Commerce; T. J. Buxton, pres ident of the City Rank, Minneapolis, Minn.; George A. Kelly, chairman of the Pitts burg Chamber of Commerce; C. F. Car penter, cashier of tne Dakota National Bank, Sioux Falls, S. D.; J. M. Parr, presi dent of the Baltimore Board of Trade; Philip Sander, president of the Dallas (Tex.) Chamber of Commerce. KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS PREPARATIONS FOR THE GREAT DISPLAY AT "WASHINGTON. Many Indiana Divisions Entered for the Competitive Drill Camp Ground of Thirty Acres. WASHINGTON, June l-The biennial convention of the Supreme Lodge and the biennial encampment of the Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias, will convene at Wash ington on Monday, Aug. 27. The popular features of the event will be the sessions of the Supreme Lodge, the street parade and review by President Cleveland of the Uniform Rank, the dress parade on the White Lot, a competitive drill between about forty-five infantry and cavalry di visions of the Uniform Rank and a ball and reception at Convention Hall. Excur sions to various points about the city have also been arranged. Preparations for the event are being hurried through by th? local committee. The executive committee has announced that the encampment fund must be &0.000. and a large per cent, of this fund ha3 been subscribed. It is estimated that eighteen thousand uniformed Knights will visit Washington and that the number of other visitors will be between 150,000 and 200.000. It is under stood that the railroads will reduce their faro one-half. Washington members of the order are enthusiastic over the prospects, and the citizens feel a lively interest In the affair. The camp will occupy thirty acres of the Mall, and will form a square around the Washington monument. Tents will be provided for eighteen thousand men. The camp streets will be named after the States and military rules of camp life will prevalL Col. John M. Wilson, Commissioner of Pub lic Buildings and Grounds, has ordered that signs and insignia of the order shall be wrought In flowers and plants in the parks of the city. Hundreds of letters are being received daily from branches of the Knights of Pythias throughout the country. . - Washington is the birth city of the order, the first lodge having ben organized here In February, 1S4. The strength of the Knights of Pythias in the District of Co lumbia is 1,400, and in the United States over 500,000. The Uniform Rank has an en rollment of over forty thousand. The list of entries so far made for the competitive drill is as follows: - Infantry Excelsior Division, No. 42, Indi ana; Parkersburg Division, No. 2, West Virginia; Marion Division, No. 25, Indiana; Springfield Division, No. 6, Ohio; Ortygia Division, No. 10. New York; Lillle Division, No. 16, Iowa: Hart Division, No.. 23, Iowa; Hampton Division, No. SS, Iowa; Kansas City Division, No. 3. Missouri; Prevost Di vision, No. 1, Missouri; Louisville Division, No. 1. Kentucky; Galaxy Division. No. 33, Kansas; Lebanon Division. No. 65, Ohio; Terre Haute Division, No. 3, Indiana; Per civale Division. No. 11, Alabama: Mystic Division, No. 12, Kansas; Anson Division, No. 16, New York: New Albany Division, No. 3, Indiana; Ashland Division. No. 5, New York; First Battalion, Second Regi ment, Ohio; John Barr Glen Division, No. 10, Wisconsin; Harmony ' Division, No. 14. Connecticut: Queen City Division, No. 5, Colorado; poughkeepsle Division, No. 24, New York; Yellow Cross Division. No. 85, Ohio; Eighth Regiment, Ohio: Many Di vision, No. 18, Indiana; Oak Division, No. 20, Ohio; Toledo Division. No. 35, Ohio; Hart lngs Division, No. 19. Michigan; Sam Hous ton Division, No. 3, Texas; Canton Division, No. 38, Ohio; Kalamazoo Division, No. 9, Michigan; Logan Division, No. 23, Indiana; 11. M. Dunnell Division, rso. 47. Pennsyl vania; Austin Division. No. H, New York; Mason City Division, No. 31, Iowa. Cavalry Buckeye Troop, Onio; Banner Hussars, Illinois; Hussar Division, No. 34, Iowa; I). D. Burns Division, No. 43, Mis souri; First Regiment, Indiana. LITHOGRAPHERS FAIL. World's Fair Art Publishers Go to the Wall for S15M13. SPRINGFIELD, O., June 3. The Winters Art Lithographing Company, one of the largest establishments of the kind In the West, applied for a receiver to-day. Lia bilities, $131,413; assets, $73,000. Oscar T. Martin and Pen II. Winters were appointed receivers. Mr. Winters s taxed the business will continue. The company furnished the world's fair lithographs, and Is now engaged in publishing the' book of the builders for the Columbian Memorial Publication Soci ety, of which D. H. Durnharn, of Chicago, chief of construction of the world's fair, is president and general 'manager. The prin cipal creditors are: Mad River National Bank, $16,000; Lagonda National Bank, $10, CM); First- National Rank of Springfield. O., $10,000; R. Hoe & Co., of New York, .300; Pulslver, Jordan & Co., of Eoston, $1,4X); Champion Card and Paper Company, of East Pepperlll. Mass., $4,30o; Fourth Na tion Rank of Dayton, $10,000; Godfrey & Clark Paper Company, of Pittsburg. $ 1.400, and A. I. Ufferhelmer .& Co., of Philadel phia, $11,200. HELEN' 31. AND SUSAN B. Mrs. Gonffar Attacks Bliss Anthony In a Kansas Newspaper. KANSAS CITY, June 3.-There has been a fight in the woman suffragist camp for quite a while, and Helen M. Gouger and Susan B. Anthony are the most Interested contestants. The former has written a caustic letter to the Republic, a weekly published at Argentine, Kan., in which she says (Of Miss Anthony: "She has never succeeded in the adoption of a single suffrage law. She has met crushing defeat In every amendment to the State constitution which she has cham pioned. Her present unwise leadership in Kansas will lead to sore defeat unless the people of that State take matters Into their own hands. Either cause Miss Anthony or Mrs. Johns to remove the boycott on moral issues or let not a dollar or an effort 'go to make sure defeat more humiliating than otherwise, because manipulated by them under the whip of political and moral cow ardice of the Republican party." In spite of this attack, the suffragist lead ers are carrying on the campaign with viifi? GULPED BY A RIVER. T ho Village of Winthrop Swallowed by the Hnucrry Missouri. ST. JOSEPH, Mo., June 3. As a diw?ct result of the high water in the Missouri river, the once - prosperous village of Win throp. thirty miles south of St. Joseph, will soon be wiped off the face of earth. The Missouri river this year began cutting the edge of the town, and to-day half of the place has melted into the river. The channel of the river is changing complete ly. The water is now wlthhi a few rods of the tracks of the Rock Island, the Han nibal & St. Joe, the Missouri Pacific and the Kansas City ro.nl?. and is rapidly eat ing its way into their rights of way. Great pecuniary damage is entailed. If the rail roads are compelled to move it will neces sitate abandoning the railway bridge eonrecting Winthrop and Atchison. Win throp. which was a town of l,foa people, has already lost half Its population, and, as the houses cannot be sold. they are being torn down and carried Into th coun try. Farmers who own farms valued at $3,'0o0 and $10,000 two months ago are now without an acre of ground. Swifter than fire Is the progress of a cough. Fight it from the start with Hale's Honey of Horehound and Tar. All diseases of the throat and lungs are controllable by this wonderful counter Irritant. Re In time. Don't suffer the disease to make a dangerous headway. Sold by all drjglst3. Pike's Toothache Drops c ire in I minute. EIGHT-HOUR SYSTEM J HOW IT OPERATES IX ENGLISH MAX- ITACTtKlXG ESTAI1L.ISIIMCXTS. Employe Do More nml Better "Work Xotr lit ElKbt Houm Than They Did Formerly In Ten Hours. Special to the Indianapolis JournaL WASHINGTON, June 2. Tried by the tests of actual experience in some of the largest establishments In England, the eight-hour day seems to have demonstrated its practicability beyond all question. Re-, ports, almost enthusiastic in their tone, come from several English manufacturers who have put the eight-hour system in use in their manufactories during the past year. The State Department publishes to day the detailed reports made by four or five leading British manufacturers. All agree that the men working only eight houra a day at their old ten-hour schedule' of pay not only turn out as much product, but that there is a noticeable higher grade of workmanship and an actual reduction of cost of manufacture. Another Interesting result is that even the piece workers, who would naturally be supposed to be work-. ing to the utmost of their capacity, turn out as much work in eight hours as in ten. Following is a report of the trial of the eight-hour day and its working in. the Sal- ford iron works, near Manchester. William Mather, a. member of Parliament, by the way, is he senior member, of the firm who makes the report: Mr. Mather states that his object in making known the results of a trial year in working- on the eight-hour sj-stem, unsolicited either by employes or trades unions, and at the firm's own risk, was to prove how far the widespread desire for shorter hours of work might be met without danger to the mechanical trades, or whether it must be resisted ' in the In terests of all concerned. The wages paid were the same as for fifty-three hours per week. The full complement of men, at the Salford Iron, works it 1.2P0. TVip trnrtoM. t-ptvN. -' ' - - -- . tr resented in the works are pattern makers, iron and brass molders, smiths, copper smiths, tin-plate workers, engine . fitters, millwrights, electrical mechanics, turners and fitters, brass founders, lMiler makers, planers, drillers, borers, machine-tool mak ers. Joiners and laborers. The character of the vvotk was the same as that turned out during previous years, comprising textile arid other machinery- The trial was during a year of exceeding depression, and when the prices obtained for the output were the lowest on record, but the invoice value of the goods produced amounted to the average value of the six preceding years. This was regarded by Mr. Mather a-s an unfavorable condition for the test, because, with five hours less work per week for each man without reduction of wages, and with prices of the product low er than in any preceding year, it was felt that the ratio of labor cost to selling price would be abnormally high. All the produc tions were subject to keen competition at home and abroad. No monopolies of any kind were included in the year's trial. One third of the men employed were on piece work wages, and that system received a thorough trial, as well as the weekly wage system. No extra preparations were made for the year's trial, and no unusual instruc tions were given. Mr. Mather's own lan guage beet explains the method adopted to insure accuracy in the trial: "In order to carry out the trial with scientific precision and care, a very com petent engineer accountant, a member of the staff at the works, who was perfectly familiar with the subject, having occupied, the position for Forae year3, was deputed to take dally and weekly notes of the smallest details of time ami cost through out the year. His method of keeping- the books relating- to cost and production and the statistical knowledge he possesses, gath ered from a large experience of all ques tions Involved In the various processes of our manufactures, render the results which are recorded in the report absolutely cor rect and trustworthy." - - For the purposes of the test work began iarcn i, layj, ana terminated Feb. 28, 1894. The figures taken as the standard of com parison were the wages for the six previous years , at fifty-three and fiftv-four hours per Week. The production during the trial year was actually greater, but the "turn over, on account of chean crimes, war somewhat less. This resulted in showing an increase oi .ut per cent, in labor cost, but it is rather a remarkable fact that the economy in shorter hours for burning gas and fuel, for wear and tear to tools, ma chinery, etc.. amounted to a savings of .04 per cent., inus exactly equaling the in creased labor cost. In the rifty-three and fifty-four hours' work the lost ti me nmmint. ed to 2.4'i per cent., while in the fortv-elght hours' work it amounted to but .40 per cent. The result of the trial on niece wnrk wk looked forward to with , most interest, it being the natural assumption that every man was already doinar his best in this manner of work. The firm divided the year into tnree equal parts to test the results in this connection. In the first period the wages realized were 1.7C per cent. Ies3 than the standard piecework wages: in thf sec ond, 1.58 per cent. less, and In the third. 0.7S per cent, less, the average for the year coming to per cent. less than the stand ard. These figures, it is argued, show a steady adaptation to the altered condi tions, and indicate that, as the work pro ceeds In the new year, the difference will entirely disappear, and that the piecework output for next year in eight hours will De as large as under the old ten-hour sys tern. Almost equally important has been the trial given tne eight-hour system by the Sheffield Smelting Company, in which an other member of Parliament Mr. J. H. Wilson is a principal. At 'thi3 place the plan has been in operation for two years. The result has been summed up as follows: "A careful comparison has been drawn between the result of the working of the past two years and that of the two pre ceding. The wages of the two years be fore and the two following the change have been taken and compared with the total amount of material smelted and the amount of bullion produced, and it la found that the cost in wages for both per ton of ma terial smelted and per ounce of bullion pro ducedhad been slightly less .under the new scheme. The effect on the work peo ple has been notable. The men have been fresher and brighter in every respect. In stead of, as. in former years,- dragging out the latter portion of their time tired and weary, they have shown an increased cheerfulness and interest which has been manifested in both the quality and quan tity of the work accomplished. The figures taken as the standard with which to com pare results were those of the years is:) and 1S91, during which the average work ing hours were fifty-four and fifty-five per week, and in some departments even longer than that. The production has been similar in amount, there being, perhaps, a slight Increase In the trial years. It has been found that in the latter period the men have earned practically the same wages as under tha old regime. In a few isolated cass the abolition of overtime has sligntly reaucea tne gross earnings, out in most cases there has been no reduction except the very substantial one in the hours of labor. In comparison with the work done, no more men are employed than was for merly the case, and. curiously enough, in many instances, the same men in the shorter hours were found to ds fully as much work as they formerly did. The main point is that the work people, by being fresher and untired, are able to keep up a better pace throughout the day." LETTER FROM DOLE. Hawaii's President Opposed to Making Annexation a Party Matter. SAN FRANCISCO. June 2. Walter G. Smith, former editor of the Hiwaiian Star, sends to the Associated' Press from Hono lulu a copy of the following self-explanatory letter received by him from President Dole on May 25: "My Dear Sir You Vtter Inclosing the communication of Mr. Humphrey, secretary of the National 1er'ibl!Mn I-.oa.rue of the United States, which wutrsts that some political organization and ;he provisional government should ite jou to ypeak for Hawaii an I the policy of annexation before the league ronvfution toon tc be held in Denver has wilted too I r.g for an answer. While I agrt?e with vou tli.it it would be unwise for the proviriral govern ment or the political orir-ini&itions vhlch support it to become 1d?nlfled wlih any political party In rhe United .l?t-?s when all contain friends ;.nd ad oc.iPrs of the annexation policy, I led tint it woull be no easy matter to find one who could repre sent the cause of Hawaii before con vention with more eloquence and enthus iasm than yourslf. Our requt-st for politi cal union with the United States is to the whole American ,orile, :nd it h net fr us to encourage any t?nJncy thit may exist to nnke a !;irty matter of .NH. With America it 's .tn Auhi cuii quei'up. and many of 'he best minis in all part!?s are fully enlisted in ics favor not to -pcakc of the !,'reat pimil? sentiment wnicn is rapidly mastrin hc situation." ANNUAL MEMORIAL SERVICES. Union Veteran Lesion at ; Roberts Park Church Impressive Tributes. . The members of Encampment No. SO, Union Veteran Legion, assembled at Rob erts Park Church, last night, to participate In the annual memorial service. The in terior of the church was decorated with the. national colors. An immense starry banner swung from the galleries, its heavy folds hanging gracefully above the pulpit. The altar was wound 'about with the flag, and below the chancel rail there were eight va cant chairs, draped in somber black In memory of the comrades who have passed away during the past year. - A section of seats in the center of the auditorium had been reserved for the use of the veterans, who filed into their places at the conclusion of the offertory by Mrs. W. B. Judah. The pastor,, Rev. Dr. Coultas, with the officers of - the Union Veteran Legion, occupied seats upon the rostrum. The exercises were impressive and inter esting, and included a programme of pa triotic music, besides an exemplification of a portion of the ritualistic work. The mu sical portion of the programme included the solos, "Tenting To-night on the Old Camp Ground" and "Our Country's Flag," by Mr. Dan Davis, and the solo, "Just Re fore the Battle, Mother," by Miss Ida Sweenle. A specially selected anthem was sung by the choir. Adjutant B. W. Sullivan read the roll of honor, as follows: George B. Cooley, Forty-fourth Illinois Regiment; John A. Wh'ltsit, Twenty-sixth Indiana Regiihent; Peter Zimmer, Twentieth Indi ana Regiment; Marlon M. Elliott, Fortieth Indiana .Regiment; Daniel Weldner, Twenty-sixth Indiana Regiment; Charles Inger soll, Eleventh Indiana Regiment; Cyrus W. Overman, Sixteenth Indiana Regiment; Jo seph Moore, Fifty-eighth Indiana Regiment. As the name of each departed co tirade was read Lieut.-Col. B. D. Miner solemnly de posited a wreath of cedar upon the memo rial chair. This impressive tribute was fol lowed by the muffled roll, executed by Prof. H. S. Beissenherz. At the conclusion of the reading of the roll of honor the choir sang a beautiful anthem, entitled "The Soldier's Farewell." Adjutant Sullivan then read an address, "In Memory of the Women-of the War," and Maj. F. H. Stire deposited a wreath upon one of the vacant chairs, which represented the loyal women of the North. In his address Rev. Dr. Coultas paid a magnificent tribute to the past record of the veterans who sat before him. He said that although the old ship of state was very near the breakers, she now sails un der clear skies, and the fact should not be forgotten that many of the hands who saved her sleep across silent breasts to day. He spoke of the Nation's dead heroes, Lincoln, Grant, Garfield, Logan and Sher idan, whom he thought still lived in their bravery and love of country. He believed that if they could speak to-day one of the first words that would come from their lips would be "peace." The pastor thought the Nation's army ought to consist of citi zen soldiers, and their warfare should be for the betterment of government and the purity of society. : FIRE DRILL AT THE llOSPITAL. .The Attaches of that Institution to Be v;r, 0iVTrained for an Emergency. "Within a very few days a system of fire drills will be inaugurated at the City Hos pital by Superintendent Wright, the pur pose; of which is to train the nurses, em ployes and attaches for a systematic plan of concerted action in case of a fire in the Institution. The Idea is that of Dr. Earp. and it was at his suggestion that it was taken up. When Dr. Earp was ap pointed on the Health Roard he at once began to examine Into the conduct of af fairs and arrangements at the institutions under the control of the board. lie' was struck by the utter lack of any sort of ar rangement at the hospital for fire, save the ilptrlbutlon of fire, extinguishers throughout the building. He found that It was the duty of no one in particular to make use of these fire extinguishers in the case of an alarm of fire, and the old saw, "What's everybody's business is nobody's business," at once forced itself upon his mind. It oc curred to him that it was very' likely that in case of lire in the .hospital, no one hav ing specific instructions to see that the lire extinguishers were used, everybody wouid leave it to some one else, and the result would be that they would not be used. . . The, plan of Dr. Earp, and which will be fut Into effect Immediately by the super intendent, is to have the force at the hos pital assigned certain specific duties to per form in case of an alarm of fire. The plan is to drill them In their work at stated Intervals,- so as to give them proficiency in their especial duties. The two old bells that are now at the hospital will probably be removed and gongs placed in the building in their stead. The bells now in use make such a clang that they waken nearly every patient in the building every time they, are rung. Under the new plan, when an, alarm of fire is sounded in the building, it will be sounded in such a way as to indi cate in what part of the building the flames are. Every man and woman in the institu tion will have a specific duty to perform, and will know in an instant just what is required of him and how, he Is to do it. He will, know the instant the alarm is sounded that his especial duty .calls him to some particular part of the building to do some particular act. The nurses' duty will be to look after the patients and see that all are. removed in safety. It will be the duty of certain of the employes to us the fire extinguishers, and when the alarm fs sound ed they will get the xtlnguishejrs in ac tion without delay. This arrangement will be carried out through the entire estab lishment. The force will be drilled In its work at. stated intervals. The idea met with the approval of Mayor Denny and the superintendent as soon as it was suggest ed to them, and wonder was expressed that the scheme had not been thought of before. . MUST FACE IT TO-DAY. The Coffins and Reed Will Receive Their Sentences This Morning?. At 9 o'clock this morning Francis A. Cof fin Percival B. Coffin and Albert S. Reed will 'stand before the bar of justice in the United States District Court to receive their sentence upon the verdict of the jury rendered one week ago to-day, finding them guilty of aiding and abetting Theodore P. Haughey in the wrecking of the Indianapo lis "National Eank. The verdict was exactly-what the public expected it to be, with the possible exception of Reed', whom a number of people thought would be ac quitted, and within a few days after the verdict was rendered the case ceased to be a topic of general conversation, as it had been, and the mining troubles took its place to a great extent. Though the men had not been sentenced and there was a bare possibility of a new trial being grant ed, the men being released under bond pending appeal, tne general run of people were hrmly convinced that Judge Baker would not exercise his discretionary power and permit the Coffins to retain their lib erty under heavy bonds. It is expected that if Reed .5 not released under suspended judgment he will be permitted to remain at home rending the disposition of the ap peal to the higher court. It is more than likely that a large crowd will gather early at th- court room to get a glimpse of the men as they are sentenced. All through the long trial both the Coffln3 displayed a wonderful amount of "nerve." Neither of them ever flinched, not even when the verdict of the Jury was read, and It Is expected that they will receive their sentence with the same gamness. Theodore P. Haughey will not be sentenced till 4 o'clock to-morrow afternoon. Oppuiird to Secedern. Typographical Union, No. 1, has adopted the following resolution: "Whereas, a call has been Issued asking unions to send delegates to organize an other central labor body, "Resolved. That Typographical Union. No. 1. has the utmost confidence in the Central Labor Union of this city, and is, as it al ways has been, opposed to seceders. "Resolved, That the foregoing resolution be published." M)in. AVInIow' Soothlnc Syrup" Has been used over filty years by millions of mothers for their children while teething, with perfect success. It soothes the child, softens the gums, allays pain, cures wind colic, regulates the bowels, and is the best remedy for diarrhea, whether arising frm teething or other causes. For sale by drug gists in every part of the world. Re sure and ask for Mrs. Wtnslow's Soothing Syrup. Jc a bottle. . . . . PYTKIANS COMING IN THE GRAND LODGE MEETING WILL iirixg six. m n hi: d iir.nc. Senalous To-Mtrrow nnd Wdnedny Can tie Unit nnd Other. Important Matters to He Disposed Of. Officers and delegates to the meeting of the Grand Lodge of Knights of Pythias are beginning to arrive, and by to-morrow it is expected that six hundred Knights will be in the city. The annual session of the Grand Lodge opens at 9 o'clock to-mor- .row morning in Odd Fellows' Hall. The meeting will continue until Wednesday night. James E. Watson, of Rushville, grand chancellor of the State, came in yes terday, and is at the Denison Hotel. Among the other officers ' already hen are Hon. James M. Hatfiled, vice chancellor; Charles F. S. Neal, of Lebanon, grand prelate; Hon. James E. McDonald, of Llgonler, grand master at arms; Ernest Peacock, of Rens selaer, grand inner guard. The committee on grievances and appeals, consisting of Robert Loveland, of Peru, George Shirts, of Noblesville, and John B: Cockrum, ot this city, have been in session for two days preparing a report to be made on Tuesday. Charles S. Hernley, of New Cas tle, James E. McHenry, of Wabash, and Ed E. Weakley, of Thorntown, composing the finance committee, have already begun their work. To-rrorrow morning's session will be de voted to the conferring of honors upon new past chancellors. The election of grand offi cers will take up the afternoon. Wednes day will b? devoted to the transaction of all business that may come before the body. To-morrow night, at English's Op era House, there will be an exemplification of first and third rank work by Star Iodge, of this city. The most important business to come before the Grand Lodge, it is thought, will be the disposal of a number of stubborn matters relative to the proponed erection .of Castle Hall. There is now a society known as the Castle; Hall Association, which has In hand the; management of the nmrvispil new luiil liner at the corner of Massachusetts avenue and Pennsylvania j street. The lot was purchased at a cost of $47,000. of which amount $17,000 is yet unpaid. The financial stringency has greatly retarded the lans of the order, and It now seems to-be a question with the Grand Lodge whether or not the Castle Hall Association will be nble to carry out the original scheme. Grand Chancellor Wat son has a plan by which ho believes the building can be erected and will place his views before the Grand Lodse delegates to morrow. . Another Important matter to come before the Grand Lodge will be he Question of the legality of district meetings' Last year there was temporarily organize! twelve, districts in the State, with a deputy In charge of each. The grand chancellor will recommend that these districts be made permanent. It is not thought that the Ger man ritual problem, which coated a Morm in the session of the Grand Lodge last year, will be touched upon at this "meet ing. The German lodges look forward to the next supreme session to reverse the decision of the Grand Lodge. There is a movement; on foot among Grand Lodge officers and members of su bordinate lodges to secure for Indianapolis the meeting of the Supreme Lodge of the worjd in 18. The Supreme Lodge convenes in Washington in August; and an effort is then to be made in the interest of Indian apolis. Major General Carnahan, of the Uniform Rank of the World; Col. W. L. Helskell, Maj. W. I Dunlap and John H. Russell, of Lawrenceburg, are delegates to the Supreme meeting, and will cast four votes out of a total of 106 votes for Indian apolis. The Indiana officials are sanguine of success 'in this direction, and say that should the meeting of the Supreme Lodge be secured for Indianapolis the event would bring 200,000 strangers to the city. There are now in the State about 37,000 Knights of Pythias in good standing, and representing 405 lodges. In tho en-tire State there are but fifteen towns of a thousand inhabitants where there is not a lodge, and It is the intention of the grand officers- to organize lodges in . eleven cf these towns during the next year. The membership of the fctate Vowa an Increase of 3,000 during the past year. liiiiiJ&U THE BENEFIT FESTIVAL. Arrangements for tlio Event at the Fair Grounds Next Week. A meeting was held yesterday evening at St. Joseph's Hall by the ladies and gentle men who have in charge the festival to be given at the fair grounds on Thursday, June 14. More than a hundred were pres ent. Father Alerding was chosen chairman, and Father O'Donaghue secretary. The ob ject of the festival Is to benefit the House of the Good Shepherd, which is so ably conducted by the Sisters of the Good Shep herd. There are at present 203 Inmates at that institution, and petitions for aid have been so numerous that the Sisters are at a loss to make ends meet. The circumstances- were laid before Mgr. Ressonies, and he issued a call for aid to all tlio Catholic churches in the city, and at a meeting held some time ago a festival was decided upon to relieve the immediate dis tress of the Sisters. All arrangements for the festival, which is to offer attractions of various kinds to the public all day and evening of June 14," were perfected, except the evening's programme, for which the amusement committee desired more time. Other matters of detail were easily dis posed of, and the following booths and stands will be In operatici. to aid in the good work: Ice Cream Table In charge of Mrs. T. E. Callahan, assisted by Airs. Rarrett, Mrs. Shields, Mrs. Looney and others. Ioe Cream Table Mrs. Glasgow, assisted by Mrs. Louis, Mrs. Jiyther, Mrs. Royes and others. Ice Cream and Lunch Mrs. Reddington, assisted by Mrs. O'Mara, Mrs. Galvin. and others. Lunch Stand Miss Marguerite Clune, as sisted by Mrs. De Wenter, Mrs. John Clune and Miss Nellie De Wenter. Dinner TableMrs. Gauss, assisted by the lady members of the Sacred Heart Church. Supper Table Mrs. Peele, assisted by Mrs. Hatfield, Mrs. Lawrence, Miss Broden, Mrs. Gasper, Mrs. Ready, Mrs. Pierce and others. Fancy Stand Miss Catharine Ryan, as sisted by Mjss Frances Spencer and others. Candles and Cigars Miss Raar, assisted by the Young Ladies Sodality of the Sa cred Heart Church. The ladies of all the churches have charge of the refreshments In general, and will see that all are provided for. The amusement committee, of which Father Weber is chairman, has decided on a game of baseball as one of the afternoon attractions. The opposing nines will prob ably be taken from the ranks of the Cath oUc clergy and members of the police force. Father Weber, who led his college team in battery work, will probably pitch, and Is understood to have gone into training to mister again the curves and "inshoots" with which he was once familiar. Other amusements will consist of horse races, sack races, shooting gallery, etc. Two or chestras will be in attendance day and evening. GRADUATES' KECITAL. Au Attractive Elocutionary and Musical Programme for This Evening:. The sixteenth annual commencement ex- crcises of Mrs. Harriet A. Prunk's Indiana Boston School of Education and Expression will take place to-night at Plymouth Church, the graduates being Miss Mar guerite R. Vernon, Miss Winifred Ronewitz and Mr. Fred Sullivan. There will be a reception for the graduates at Mrs. Prunk's home, on West New York street, to-mor-row evening. The programme for this evening's recital Is: Invocation. Rt. Rev. David Knlckerback er, D. D.. Bishop of Imliana; remarks, Hon. Caleb S. Denny; recitation, "Herve Rlel," Miss Marguerite R. Vernon: vocal solo. "Ocean. Thou Mighty Monster," Oberon, Mrs. Carolyn Winter Goetz; sctr.e from "King Lear." Miss Winifred Rone witz. Miss Marguerite R. Vernon. Mr. Fred A. Sullivan; violin solo, "Romanze," Mr. M. H. Spades: recitation, "Delancey fctuyve sant and the Horse Car." Miss Winifred Ronewitz; recitation. -"Magdallna, or the Spanish Duel." Fred A. Sullivan; vocal solo, "Two Grenadiers." Mr. Louis J. Do chtz; recitations. "Pathway of Gold" and "A Dutch Lullaby." Miss Marguerite R. Vernon; vocal solo. "Doris." Mrs. Carolyn Winter Goetz (violin obligato. Mr. C. RW g gen; scene front "London Assurance," Ml&s FXcfor Ij. King, An Afflicted Boy Salt Rheum Intense Pain Eruptions Healed and Health Re stored by Hood's Sarsaparilla. "We have used Rood's Sarsaparilla with great success in the case of our' boy. When he waj two years old, something resembling totter or salt rheum came out on his face. It was pain ful, and owing to the intense itehlnp.'the V.ttld one could not refraiu from scratching the flesh. Ills face became An Awful Sight. I applied different salves but they did not do any good. 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SUMA1ER SCHOOL.. r5) Indianapolis W BUSINESS UlJlVERSrrV WHEN HLOCK. Elevator day and niglit. A short, practical coure in reniuanaljip. Short IitutL Tvi.ewritSne. Docket pln. EnUh branche etc. Established 4 y . Tel. 4WI. Call or writ for full information. E J. HEEB, President. S VM S Kit ItESOllTS. LOJNG BRANCH WEST END HOTEL. N Cottages nd Hcataurant ojen Juue 14. Hotel opens June X D. m. fc A. E. HILDRETH, NEW YORK OFFICE. 3IETEOFOLITAN" HOTEL Winifred Bonewitz and Fred A- Sullivan; remarks and presentation of diplomas by Bishop Knickerbacker. PERSONAL AND S0C1TEY. Naomi Auxiliary, O. E. S., will be enter tained at the home of Mrs. Anna Hoa land. No. 113 Woodlawn avenue, Thursday, at 2 p. m. WALL.ICK-TAYLOU. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. COLUMBUS, Ind., June 3. At the hom of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C Taylor, at 7S0 this evening, Mr. Louis Walllck, of New Philadelphia, O., and MI53 Lessle Taylor, daughter of a prominent grocery merchant of this city, -were mar ried. The young couple left Immediately after the ceremony for their future home at New Philadelphia, O. Will Henr Dr. Cole. On Saturday night, upon the verbal In vitation of Itev. John Brame, rector of SU George's Episcopal Church, Chapmaa Post, No. 203. G. A. It., unanimously de cided to attend divine service at the above church July 1 and hear Itev. L. F. Cole, formerly chaplain of the Soldiers Home, at Marion, now archdeacon of the dioces of Indiana. Sons of Veterans. Woman. Re lief Corps and Orand Army men in general are Invited. Kev. Mr. -Cole has been in tha service, and is now a member of a G. A. It. post in the city of KvansviUe. He is a man of broad culture, dee? sympathy an! devoted patriotism, and will doubtless de liver an address well worth hearing. The Park Theater. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wayne, who will be the last attraction of the season, will be gin thMr engagement at the Park Theater this afternoon in "Forgiven," which will run through to-day and to-morrow. Tho play is one with Kenuine merit, and the Waynes, who have played it here before, present it In a perfectly satisfactory man ner. On Wednesday afternoon "Itlp Van Winkle" will be put on and run the re mainder of the week, with Mr. Wayne ia the title role. I'nlformM for Ilenlth Oflleem. Within a short time the health officer will probably be required to wear uniforms showing their official authority. Under the present arrangement they e:tr citizens' clothes and cannot be recognized unlesf they wear their badgt-s uion the ouUldo their ctrats, which few of lcu) do. "H.