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THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 1897.
Black Goods Reduced A. list of splendid values here. Some marked down from regular stock; several styles that were bought under price. All-Wool Canvis anl Etnmino Weuive. it inches v:th: ar.d 4'.- P P Ineh Twilled Sieldni. A koo1 nHP lc value at Ill II t Tho rick from right pattrm of t'anvax avw, Mexican Meph si rid Sail Cloth -:t amines and and choice Fancy Waves. 4 to 4h inches wlilf, regularly sold at l a yard, now A line of Tr-smlar dollar Roods In Figured Km press, Hiarritz and Granite Weaves. Thy measure Ilump 4." Inches in width. The 83c 75c price now Lartre design I.rocade Ktamlnes, la ml ncs, OR . a yardljJl ,ZiU brilliant lijjures of Mohair. vry desirable style for ? Trie price was now Silk Capes SECOND FLOOR. If you know the qualities that prevail here, our elevator will be kept unusually busy to-morrow mornlnjr. CHOICK OF ANY SILK CAPK -1 - is oi:n stock olo.uu This includes garments which have been priced up to $3). Muslin Underwear Laeo-trlmmml Skirts, two rows of insertion and wide lace elRe. The price has been fl.o'J; while they last, to-morrow Lace-trimmed Drawers, a style to match the above skirt. The price was eye; to-morrow 98C 49c L. S. AYRES & CO Agents for Duttcrick Patterns. ART EMPORIUM, Telephone 500. The Best of Cheap Cameras The Ray, for C! bv3 dry plates, $5. The Ray, jr., for by dry plates, $2.50. We make Frames. We frame Pictures. The H. LEBER COMPANY, 33 South Meridian St. Hardwood Ffoors kf. r. r w t t? t JJJi O0000 'a vt 'a vt a 'a A !!! SHADES Every sort and kind. Note the NEW DAMASK SHADES, sold only by us, 75c to $1,25 FRET WORK This of our own manufac ture, 35c to S2.50 a Square Ft. Albert Gall i 7 and 1 9 West Washington Street. Unmounted Photographs We are pleased to announce that we have secured the Indianapolis agency for ... MoultonVs Unmounted Photographs 15,000 subjects. rARDSART STORK North Pennsylvania St., opp. P. 0. Go Co a Glove Store for Gloves. 20 YCfl rS experience in the Glove u v 3 business makes it possi ble for us to know exactly what we are selling you in Gloves. Our experience goes with each purchase FREE. GLOVK riUCES-TSc, H. 1.23.1130. $1.75 and 2 -Dialled, poaia&d paid. n ""10 EAST WASH-STBEET.5 CHASED A BURGLAR. C. T. Kramer Him n. Lively Time with m 3Iaruuler nt 1 1 1 Home. C. T. Kramer, of No. Cherry street, had an exciting encounter with a burglar yesterday morning about 3 o'elock. lie w.u awakened and saw a man crawlinff alons the floor toward the dresser. When Kramer moved the burglar Jumped and ran out of tho room, and Into the hallway. The gas was burning in the bedroom and when tho burglar ran out into theJark passage way he did not see the low gas Jtt. 11 in head ttruek It and he fell to the tloor al most stunned. The shattered globe fell to tha lloor and made so much noise that It rouHl people livinsr in the ntxt house. Kramer was close upon the burglar when tho latter Jumped to his feet a?ain, and iniKht have captured him had not tho fel low drawn hi pistol. One. shot was fired at Mr. Kramer and then the fellow dashed out .he front door and made his escape, in turning after tlrlnjr the shot the burjrtar's arm struck the wull and the pistol fell out of his hand. It wa. a Smith Wesson. .:is calibre. The shot tired by the burplar did not hit Mr. Kramer. It burled Itself in the wall between tho bedroom and hall. flrrmaii Fire Inmirnut'e Company. At the annual meeting of the stockhold er of the fjerirum Fire Insurance Com pany of Indiana, luM at the general oi lier: of the company in this city yesterday, the following? directors were elected: Thro dor,1 Stein. lxrenz Schmidt, Wm. F. Kuhn William Wilkins. Theodore Key. r. Freder ick Kchrader, Wilhelm Kohlstaedt. Ferd A. luel. r and John W. Schmidt. At a sub sequent meeting1 of th directors Theodore Stln was elected president, Frederick Schrader flrt vlc president. John W. Schmidt second vice president, lorenz SehmMt secretary udI Theodore Keyt-r treasurer. The affairs of the company are reported to be In a flourishing condition. Ctt the Caina. CloMbTat WuuU Elder's. GRAND RAPIDS KILLED IMHAN ATOMS STARTS Till: M2ASOX AT A WIN M.N (i G AIT. Vlnltr Conltl .Not Find I'll ill I p at All Hut One llrrar in the Home Teutit Co I uian. To-Ilny'a Write rn I. ensue Came. fJrand KaphN at Indianapolis. iVtroit at Columbus. St. Paul at Kansas City. 'Minneapolis at Milwaukee. A'eteru Leucur I'erecntime. . Hut. Played. Won. I,ost. Pr. ct. Indianapolis ... l l o CJrand lupids I u 1 .VJ Wliere .Vnlioiutl I.enuue Clubs Piny. Chicago at Cincinnati. I?oton at llaltimore. Cleveland at Iuisville. Xw York at Philadelphia. Pittsburg at St. Iuls. Brooklyn at Washinpton. StnmlluK of Naflonnl Leneue Clnb. Cluhs. Played. Won. Ixst. Pr. ct. Philadelphia I 1 0 1.0)0 Boston l o 1 .o: Tho championship season Is open wide open so far as Indianapolis is concerned, for the team get away yesterday in much better shape than a year ago. There was lots of fun at the Ohio-strett grounds, and IndianaioIis had all of it. Grand Itapids didn't have even a littlo bit. In vain did Glenalvin call on his men for a rally. Thero wasn't even a small rally left in the wholo team. Over three thousand people cheered their favorites cn. The weather relented and tho opening wa.s most au spicious in every sense. The tally-ho pa rade came off according to programme. Tho Indianapolis men never looked so well as in their white uniforms this season. When they marched on to the held shortly before the gamo the crowd gavo them a noisy and approving reception. The former Indianapolis players with Grand Rapia were well received. Roat and Buckley haa as much attention as tho home players when they first came to bat. Watkins's men showed fine form all through. Their fielding was superb and they hit hard enough for all purposes. Phil lips had the Michigan delegation whipped from the start. Not one of them showed any disposition to connect with the ball. Even Roat and Buckley, who slugged good and hard when here, were helpless. The mighty Glenalvin failed to get a hit. In fact, as only two hits wero made during tho entire nine innings, thero wero not enough to go around. Tho Indianapolis men backed up thL fine pitching In a way that gladdened tho hearts of the fans and every body Ih a fan on the opening day at least. Stewart caught liners and stopped ground ers like the Stewart of old. His jumping catch of that hot one from Ganzel's bat in the second was a beauty. And there were others. Kustace couldn't play on account of a crippled hand, but Cockman tilled his place so well that he was not missed. Gray's stop and throw at the close of the gamo was a feature and his one error was excusable. It wm a long throw and it didn't go right, but cost nothing-. McCar thy was In his usual shape, and besides pulling down live Hies, hit for a homo run. sending two men in ahead of him. Flvnn made a beautiful catch in the fourth, of a short fly, for which ho made a long run. He ran the bases well and filled McFar land's place with success. The latter turned his ankle In dodging around second in the opening inning, and quit the game. He will bo all right again for this afternoon s game, so Manager Watkins said last night. Motz batted in two runs and was as reliable as usual at lirst. Kahoo had a couplo of passed balls, duo to a mix in signs. Buckley threw four men out at second and made it next to Impossible to steal that bae. He also caught Phillips napping at first and was the same old "Buck," but he could not hit it safe down that loft foul line though he tried hard enough. Fred Boat's throwing was badly off and he. too. failed to do anything with the stick. Glenalvin played good ball but; with the exception of Hatiield. the rest of them were more or less ofT. Scott's pitching was no more successful than his support, Hogriever walked as a starter, but was caught stealing. McFarland straightened out a curve for a single, the ball getting away frcra Slaglo long enough to let Mac reach second. It was. in playing off that base that he hurt his ankle. McCarthy's out put him up to third and' Motz drove the ball stralsrht to center, ncorlniy him. Slagle fumbled again and Motz slid safely Into second. Stewart went out from third to first. Gray started the second by hitting to left and Campau's miss of the grounder gave him another base. Cockman sacrificed and Kahoe'a fly to right scored the run. l'hilllps hit out a. single, but was caught napping by one of Buckley's snap shots. With one out in the next inning, Flynn's base on balls, McCarthy's single, a steal and another safe tlrive by Motz scored the third run. Mac was caught stealing just before this and Stewart struck out. Gray Kot a hit In the fourth, but was caught stealing. Cockman hit one to Boat, who threw wild to first. Kahoe forced Cockman at second and then Phillips came along with a big drive to the left field fence for three bases, sending Cockman homa Hogriever was out from pitcher to first. Then Indianapolis took two Innings' rest, renewing the pood work in the seventh. With one out Hogriever walked and Scott fumbled Flynn's little grounder. McCarthy set the crowd wild with one of his long hits to the right-center fence for a home run. chasing the two men In ahead of him. It was ono of the cleanest home runs ever seen on the grounds. Motz fouled out and Stewart retired the fide from short to first. Just to keep the Interest going Indianapolis took another whirl at scoring in the eighth when, with one out, Cockman hit to right for a base and went on to second when Treadway fumbled it. Boat threw Kahoe's grounder high and Phillips drove the ball to the right of the clunhoue for three bases, scoring two runs. Hogriever hit one which Glenalvin just managed to touch and Phillips came In. After Flynn had gone out on a fly to Campau. Hogriever sprinted to second, getting there by a long slide. A bad throw by Scott to catch him napping sent him to third, but McCarthy went out from Glenalvin to Ganzel. Motz started the ninth with a base on balls, but was left by three straight outs. Only three Grand Rapids men reached second and but one of them got as fnr as third so they never were really In sight of a mn. It was an easy shut-out and if Watkins's men will keep up this gait they will Justlfv the expectations of the most sanguine of their followers: Score: IndlanapollK. A.Ii. R, II. O. A. K. Hogriever. rf 1 1 0 0 0 McFarland, cf 1110 0 0 McCarthy, if 5 12 5 0 0 MotZ. lb 3 0 2 9 0 0 Stewart. 2b 5 0 0 1' 0 Gray. 3b 4 12 111 Cockman. s 4 110 2 0 Kahoe. c 4 2 0 5 0 0 Phillips, p 4 1 0 4 0 Flynn, cf 3 2 0 1 0 0 Totals 3G 10 1-' 27 9 1 Grand Rapids. A.B. R. H. O. A. E. Slagle. cf 3 0 110 2 Boat, s 4 0 0 1 2 2 Treadway. rf a 0.1 1 O 1 Campau, If 2 0 0 1 0 1 Ganzel, lb 4 0 0 9.0 0 Glenalvin. 2b 4 0 0 ft 3 0 Puckley, c 4 0 O 5 r 0 Hatfield, Sb 2 0 0 0 2 0 Scott, p 3 0 JO 0 . 3 2 Totals 23 0 2 27 16 S Score by Innlr.gs: Indianapolis 1 1 1 1 0 0 3 3 010 Grand Itapids 0 OOOOuOOo-O Famed Buns Indianapolis. 2. Thr-e-base 1 1 Its Phillips, 2. Homo Bun-McCarthy. Sacrifice Hit Cockman. Stolen Bases Flynn. Motz. Left on louses Indianapolis, 6; Grand Rapids. 7. Struck Out Hogriever, Stewart (2), Glen alvin. Buckley, Seott. Hit by Pitcher Motz. Hatfield. Bases on Balls Off Phillips, 4; off Scott, 5. Passed Balls Kahoe, 2. Time' 2 hours. Umpire Fbright. all along Tin: mm:. ltcKlnnlnt? of the Climpioiiblp Serlem Thla Afternoon. The tight will begin to-day all along the line both In the National and Western Leagues and the ball news to-morrow will lie awaite-d with much Interest and curiosity by thousands of IndlanaiolJs people. Grand Rapids will go against Indianapolis at 3:30 with either Johnny Foreman or Cross in the box. Watkins will use either Goar or Wolters and there Is reason to believe the game will bu more interesting. th;n yester day's shut-out. McFarland will Ik able to resume his place In center, but Kustace will probably stfiy out for a few days until his hand Is feeling right. Kbright. who umpired for tho first time here yesterday, appears to Kc-t along all right. In a general way. though his judg ment seemed faulty at times on balls and striken. It's hard to tell just how umpires will turn out until they stand the test eif a few red-hot games. They are uncertain quantities. It Is sincerely to be hored Pres bl nt Johnson has a good staff this season. Two or three weeks will tell the story. HoKttii Relciicd. Hogan and Jacksem have been released. The latter has returned to his home In Chi taM. Hojran would make a good man for Grand Rapids. .Noire Dame. IS; I', of 31., o. S Pacini to the In.li napf .Jj Journal. SOUTH BUND, Intl.. 21. Notre Dame University ball team came near shutting out the University of Michigan nine to-day, tho score standing IS to 3. I,ejiKtie Season Open To-Day. . NKW YOBK, April 21. To-morrow after noon the National League baseball season of isy7 will open in six of the prominent cities of the country. New York opens in Philadelphia. Boston in Baltimore. Chicago in Cincinnati. Pittsburg in St. louis. Brooklyn in Washington and Cleveland at IjOulsville. Frerdmnn Notified 1y II n n I e. NEW YORK, April 21.-Piesldent Frecd- man was to-day officially notified by Amos Rusle that he. had forwarded his signed contract and would join the team at Phil adelphia ready to play. MEN WHO GET PLACES M3ini:R OF AFTOIXT-MHXTS AX .NOl.CKD BY TUB GOVKICVOH. II ii Hk irk for Tax CommUnloner and MeAbee for Fnctory Inspector 3IedlcnI Board Announced. The Governor last evening announced the following1 appointments: State Tax Commissioner Thos. 13. Bus kirk, of Pa oil. silver Democrat. Stat.- Factory Inspector D. II. McAbee, of Muncio. Republican. State Medical Board Dr. J. If. Webster, I-ifayette. RephbMcan. regular: Dr. James N. Dinneen, Fort Wayne, gold Democrat, regular; Dr. William Cott, Crawfordsville, gold Democrat, homeopath; Dr. W. F. Curry ear. Indianapolis, silver Democrat, eclectic: Dr. W. A. Spurgeon, Muncle, Re publican, physio-medical. The moat Important of these is the place as tax commissioner, an appointment an nounced by the Journal yesterday morning. Mr. Busklrk has long be-en a prominent lawyer and prominent Democrat In the southern part of the State. He told the Governor when tho matter was suggested to him that he should elevote his entire time and energies to the service of the State, turning his business at home over to his son. He was a gallant soldier, and has had much experience in matters of taxa tion in serving as a county otflcer. There were In the neghborhood of four hundred applicants for the place as factory Inspector, and tho Governor has chosen from among them a man who has worked elaily In a factory for twenty years, eating his dinners from his tin bucket at tho fac tory every day during, that time. He has been three times president of the Muncle Trades' Council, and thus has the confi dence of organized labor. At tho same time, he is generally sioken of as a man who will be as fair towards the owners of factories as toward employes, and the man ufacturers of Muncle were as hearty In their indorsements as were his fellow-workmen. He is a man of about forty years of age and has a family. The medical board Is regarded as particu larly strong, tho men appointed standing well at tho head of the schools) from which, tinder the reepulrement of the law, they were selected. This leaves an assistant factory Inspector anu two members of the Board of Jabor Arbitration as the only appointments the Governor had yet to make. CHARGES AGAINST SPKNCKIt. lie Declines to Resign nnd Will Fight to Hold His Job. Martin V. B. Spencer, the Indiana pension agent, has returned from Washington, whither ho went to find out tho nature of the charges filed against him and ask leave to file evidence with the commissioner of pensions to disprove them. The charges were sworn to by Ceptain Olive and Mr. Medkrik and have heretofore been specified in the Journal. They Include charges of violations of the law in the discharge of clerks who were ex-soldiers and protected in their positions by the law. It Is charged that no charges were ever filed against these .clerks. It is also charged that he used the services of clerks at tho agency in sending out campaign literature. Senator Fairbanks has recommended the immediate removal of Mr. Spencer and it Is likely that Commissioner Evans will take up the matter in the near future. Representative Leijrhty, of St. Joe, who has been recommended as his successor, has been in the city a couple of days. In the course of a friendly conversation on Tues day Mr. Ielghty suggested to Mr. Spencer that the best thing to do was to resign, but Mr. SiK-ncer declined to see the force of the suggestion and declared yesterday that he Intended to make a fight to retain his position until tho end of his term. Favored Civil Service. George M. Calvert addressed the O. P. Morton Club last night on the subject of civil service. He Is an ardest supporter of this reform. The address was the last of a series of lectures which the Morton Club has been enjoying during the winter months. The club expects to arrange a series of entertainments for the summer. MELLIE LOGAN AVENGED. Mrs. none Fined nnd Dr. Honse Lec tured In Police Court. In Police Court yesterday morning Mrs. Velonla Bone, of No. 1G26 North Hlinoi3 street, was fined $10 and costs for cruelly whipping her daughter, Mellie Logan. The girl is now at the hospital suffering' Trom hysteria. When taken there her body was covered with stripes made by a recent whipping. She said her mother whipped her on tho recommendation of Dr. House. Judge Cox administered a lecture to Dr. House before he got out of the courtroom, saying he was more guilty than Mrs. Bone. He thought It would have, been mor j hu mane to have given the girl a doso o.' poi son and killed her at once than to whip her Into Insanity and death. Mrs. Rone's testi mony was about the game as her statement published in tho Journal several days ago. She said she and her husband had spent $3.un0 trying to cure Mellie of the "devils" which possessed her. She had gone to Dr. Housrt and he had. like other physicians, recommended whipping. Dr. House said on the stand that he did not prescribe whip ping, but had merely said that if sho were his daughter be would whip her. CiTY NEWS NOTES. Simon Goldsmith was yesterday appoint ed administrator of the estate of Marcus Goldsmith, giving bond in the sum of fci.OW. The lecture by Mr. Z. T. Sweeney, to have Twren given Wednesday, will 1h deliv ered Friday night, at Central Christian Church. Benjamin Davis, a Hebrew, living nt No. lv Kddy street, was arrested yesterday on a charge of stealing some old iron and junk from the Surgical Institute. The Western league schedule, with plny tng ruha, records, etc., has been puidlsned in neat and convenient form by Wlntei & Itingham. Indianapolis. Mr. Bingham is a well-known baseball reporter. Uizzie Stewart and ,4B!ir Tuttle. colored, quarrel d yesterday, and the woman "took a smash" at Bill with a brick. The brick hit him on top of the head and glanced off without doing any serious elamage-. At noon yesterdav the house at No. 14:5 River avenue, owned by the Occidental loan Association, was partially destroyed bv lire which started from a defective hue. The loss was about to). The house was occupied by John Bustr. Sarah Duncan, a cedoreel woman living at 23 McCauley street, was arrested last night for disturbing the peace. She seemed to have a grudge against e-verylody in the neighborhood and got out in the street hack of her home and made .o much fuss that she disturbed a sick woman living at 73 Mikel strctL- FIGHT OF THE SCHOOLS INDIANA PC) LIS r RRSII YTKIl Y TAKKS I P Till: SII1JHCT OF LEGISLATION. Dr. IlurroiiKliM, of A abash, TnlkM General Harrison Fleeted One f the Lay Delegates. The spring meeting of the IivJianapoiis Presbytery was held yesterday at Acton, attended by about fifty delegates. The meet ing was held all day, an address by Pres ident Burroughs, of Wabash College, tak ing up most of the morning. Rev. Dr. Weaver, of Grcencastle, was elected mod erator and presided. For the most part business of a routine nature was transact ed. An important matter was the selec tion of commissioners to the General As sembly, which meets at Winona Park this summer. Rev. F. C. Miller and Rev. Frank Hayes were elected ministerial commission ers and General Harrison and James Ross, cf Brazil, lay commissioners. The election of General Harrison was made unanimous. Dr. Burroughs, in the course of his re marks, said: "Clearly we have como to a time for care ful thought. Clearly is the time at hand for advance through intelligent, patriotic action. Not only have the public prints, during the sessions of the late Legislature, contained much regarding the proposed general educational bill and the relation of the nonstate and state Institutions to its provisions, its discussion and its defeai, but it has been evident that the people through out the State have been deeply Interested. In part they havo seen the merits of the case, In part they have been asking and are still asking, for further light. So far as they have under&toood, they clearly appear to believe that things are not right as they are. that certain changes are necessary to further educatiemal advance. They discover that the appeal is to them, as the proper judges of their own educational welfare. They find all interested parties prepared to use this language of the last issue of the Inland Educator, us it concludes its survey of what it terms 'Indiana's Kducational Controversy.' 'After all, the people are the state, and any progress for which the peo ple are ready may be carried out.' "Now all thinking educators of our State agree that the time has fully come for im provement In educational matters along certain definite lines. 1. The minimum school term must be lengthened. The late bill called for six months. More than forty years argo Prof. Mills urged seven months. He wished that this had been specified in the Constitution. 2. Thero Is need of an adequate advanced, or high school system for the country schools. Forty-five years ago, in his sixth address, Prof. Mills urged the cause of the townships and uttered strong words for advanced, or high school Instruction there, as a part of the common school system. 3. We &Teatly need educa tional qualifications, of a high character, for county superintendents and for superin tendents of schools In towns and cities. Theso points Prof. Mills constantly dwelt upon. 4. We need higher scholarship on the part of teachers; and when scholarship and character havo bee-n tested thoroughly, license should be valid anywhere in the State. No one has ever urged so strongly as Prof. Mills the training of teachers, both by normal instruction and actual practice In teaching, and no one has urged so strongly as he uniformity and universality in school regulations and privileges. But there are two other things which we also need aJong with these things, and these we need imperatively for the welfare of all the educational interests of the State alike. First, we need that equal treatment should be accorded, on the part of the State, to all her higher educational Institutions. Our present Governor gave spontaneous and strong expression to this conviction, when, a few weeks since, he uttered these words: The colleges of our State are performing a noble work. Uqual encouragement, equal rights and equal edvantages should be ac corded to all the higher educational institu tion preparing young men and young women for the professions.' 'Equal and ex act justice to all our colleges demands that they stand on equal ground. Favoritism is net in harmony with the genius of our free government.' A general educational bill presented to-day to the people and their representatives should, first and most Im portant of all, remove Injustice and In equality; it should not, and must not, em phasize these. Herein lay the weakness and tho wrong of the late educa tional bill, as unamended. Second, we need a state board of educa tion so organized that 'equal and exact jus tice can bo done to all tho higher Institutions of tho State, so that it may be possible that they have 'equal encourage ment, equal rights and equal advantages.' Such is not now the case, as Is granted by all who know and acknowledge the tacts of tho case. Let U3 look at these facts as presented in lxxrt by 'an authorized state ment of our nenstate colleg-es. THE NONSTATE "PLANTS." "There aro eight nonstate colleges repre sented in tho Indiana College Association Franklin, De Pauw, Moore's Hill, Butler. Earlhara, Union Christian, Hanover and Wabash. These colleges own buildings and grounds aggregating in value more than a million dollars. They hold endowment funds amounting to over $1,300,000. Their combined libraries contain in round num bers one hundred thousand volumes. Their laboratories and other educational appli ances have an aggregate value of not less than $123,000. "These plants and financial equipments, representing a total investment closely ap proximating $3,WO,ouo, are held in- trust by theso Institutions as free gifts from private benefactors, to be used for the general ben efit of the commonwealth. Substantial ac cessions to these trusts ar received each year. The educational facilities which thy provide are open on equal conditions to ail students who apply, and at no expense whatever to the state treasury. Kducation in no respect superior to that which they afford in a state institution costs the State we are informed, $130 per annum for each student, while at the same time the student of this state institution is at as great an outlay for personal expense as the student of tho nonstate college. "During the collegiate year of 1S03-'J6 over two thousand students availed themselves of tho advantages offereel by these colleges. Their united alumni rolls contain nearly live thousand names, while many thousand other students who have not taken degrees have received a liberal education within their walls. Among the-se students are to be found a large proportion of the educated men who are leaders in the official, profes sional and business interests of our state to-day. From the ranks of these students came many of the men who established and developed our state system of public education. A large percentage of the teach ers in the public schools have been pre pared for their work, free of charge to the State, in these nonstate colleges. Upon the basis of ratistlcs gathered from nfty-four cities and publisheel In the Indianapolis Journal of Feb. 15, by the state superin tendent of public instruction, it appears that a conspicuous majority of the teach ing force of the high schools of the State have been supplied directly by these non state colleges. "These colleges are prepared to continue, with constantly increasing facilities, this gratuitous contribution to the State's edu cational work, asking only that conditions of fair competition with other Institutions of higher learning be guaranteed to thern. Theso facts demonstrate that the nonstate colleges have been and are still bearing a notable and important share in the work of poular education without entailing any drain upon the treasury of the State. Un tler theso circumstances, it was only just arid reasonable lor these colleges to urge that their Interests should be entitled to at tention at a time when a reorganization of tho State's educational system was claim ing tho attention of the Legislature. "Theso nonstate colleges propagito no tenets In their institutions and exact no conditions of their professors or students that are hostile to the welfare of ;hd com monwealth: but. on the contrary, they are in the highest degree patriotic end con tributory to the best Interests of the State. They emphatically disclaim any desire to participate officially in the management of the State's educational system. Their only demand has been for conditions of fair and legitimate competition with institutions which aro being supported out of the pub lic treasury. "The nonstate colleges are friendly to the educational work of the State University, Purdue and the State Normal School. They distinctly avow their approbation of th State Board of lMucation, if only it hhall bo so constituted as to satisfactorily pro vide against its inlluonce being used to the undue advantage of the higher seats of learning supported by the public funds, and against themselves. Neither has the present contention of the nonstate colleges arisen from any opposition on their part to the standards of qualification for super intendents and teachers which were set up In the so-called 'Geetlng bill. They earn estly advocate the establishment of such standards. The complaint of the nonstate colleges was. and is. this, that such a cen tralization of authority as exists in the present organization of the State Board an1 as was provided for in greatly intensified measure, in the Geeting bill, virtually placed tho censorship of the superintend ents and teaches throughout the State in the hands of Purdue University. Indiana University and the State Normal School. CONNECTION WITH THU SCHOOLS. "Now Purdue University receives Its sup port from the state treasury on the ground that It Is a technical school. As such it cer tainly has much less logical connection with the common school system of the State than have the nonstate colleges. Historical ly it has no connection with the system, as have they. The work of Indiana University In its undergraduate department is not es sentially different from, or of a higher standard than that done in the nonstate colleges. Nor are there reasons found either in the history of the past nor the conditions of the present why the state col lege at Bloomington should be In closer re lation to the common schools than the sev eral nonstate colleges. If such closer rela tion exists it Is because the faulty organiza tion of tho State Board has wrought, in the face of history and fact, an injustice to the other colleges which should no longer be permitted. The academic courses in the State Normal School are of much lower grade than those of the nonstato colleges, and its specific work of providing teachers for the public schools is shared in a large devjree by the nonstate colleges. It owes its existence very largely to the efforts of the frienels and graduates of the nonstate institutions. "In view of these facts it Is contended that the ex officio representation of the three state schools upon the board is a discrimination against the nonstate schools which ought not to be perpetuated by statute. That the State Hoard, as now or ganized, does actually constitute such a centralization of influence as has been com plained of is apparent from the fact that live out of the seven active members of the board are directly connected with the three state institutions and are personally con cerned In furthering the interests of these Institutions of learning in tho field of col lege competition. Four members are officially connected with the state schools, viz.: Tho president of the State University, the president of the State Normal School, the president of Purdue University and the state superintendent of public instruction, who is an ex officio trus tee of the State Normal School. A fifth member of the board is an alumnus of the State University, and a conspicuously ac tive promoter of Its interests in the Legis lature, the State Teachers Association and elsewhere, it is understood that the Gov ernor's connection with the board is prac tically an honorary one. It appears, there fore, that only two out of the seven active members of the board are free from en tangling relations with the state schools. In this respect the Indiana board is abso lutely unique. ;No other State in the Union has seen fit thus to turn the organization of Its State Hoard of Kducation, and the management of its educational affairs thiough this board, over to a favored few of its educational institutions. No good rea son has been er can be offered why such prestige should be granteti by law to three particular schools in Indiana. "Now the Geeting bill designed to place the issuing of life licenses for all county and town superintendents under the dis cretionary power of tho board, constituted as has beon described. It certainly was reasonable to fear that a temptation would overtake the managers of the state schools to use their official connection with the board to promote still further the interests of their institutions, and that, too, under conditions which would make such use a most formidable menace to the patronage of the nonstate schools. It must be remem bered that Increasing attendance of stu dents is important to the state schools as a source of influence by which to secure aid from the Legislature. Hence, the temp tation to secure the iniluence of superin tendents, for the increase of their patron age. To pass the Geeting bill, or any sim ilar bill, and allow the membership of the state board to remain as now. would place, by act of the Legislature, a powerful whip in the hands of the board with which to bring students into the state schools, who. except for the official influence brought to bear upon them by superintendents and principals, would enter the nonstate col- "It Is already well known that In many parts of tho State school officials who are allies to the State University, Purdue or the State Normal School advise prospective college students who look forward to teacldng as a means of livelihood, that if they expect to secure desirable positions it will be best for them to attend some one of the state institutions. That this ten dency toward the further organization of a trust among public school authorities in the interest of the State Normal. Purdue and the State University, was liable to be greatly accelerated under the present or ganization of the board in case the provi sions of the Geeting Ull for licensing coun ty and town superintendtnts became law did not admit of doubt." QUEER DIVORCE STORY STRAXGI2 CHARGES 31 AUG IX TIIH COMPLAINT OF MRS. MILL1SOX. She Tell of a Complacent Husband AVIio Tnken S?,00 to Give Vn Ills Home. Theophilus MilHson, a traveling salesman employed by the Vonnegut Hardware Com pany, is the defendant in a suit for di vorce brought by his wife, Jennie MilHson. Yesterday Attorney Pritchard, counsel for the wife, fded an amended complaint in Room 1, Superior Court, which tolls the story of marital difficulties. The complaint is full of unusual details. Mrs. Minnie La Danna, a dashing brunette living on Lex ington avenue, figures prominently In the story, and, in fact, Is charged by Mrs. MilH son with being the cause of her domestic unhappiness. The unhappy wife is a comely woman of about thirty-five years. Her hus band is a few years her senior. The couple have ono child, Minnie E. MilHson, who is a pretty girl of sixteen. They live in. a cottage at No. 433 Broadway. MilHson, it is said, has been prominently connected with Murphy League work and has been taking an active Interest In the Rescue Mission on the South Side. The Mil lisons were married in Columbus, O., in 1878, but have been residents of Indianapolis for several years. The amended complaint is in two paragraphs, the first setting up the charge of cruel and inhuman treatment. MilHson, it la charged, has been lavishing attention on Mrs. La Danna for the last year. He is charged with having absented himself from home at certain times during tho day and night, and with deceiving his wife and daughter as to his whereabouts. Mrs. MilHson, according to the complaint, is confident her husband, during these periods, was In the company of "the other woman." She says he has used money for the support of Mrs. La Danna by refurnish ing her house, providing her with a new bicycle and purchasing her a watch and narlor organ. It is further charged that .'lillison appeared at tho theater with his charmer and in other public places. Within the last month, Mrs. Miliison says, she be came aware of her husband's conduct and urged him to cease his attentions to thw La Danna woman, promising him full wife lv forgiveness. It is averred that when Mlllison discovered his misconduct was known ho became very insolent toward his wife, asserting that ho had ceased to love her and openly declared his infatuation for Minnie La Danna, and vowed he would marry her. Mrs. Mlllison says her husband spent much of his time in thLs woman's home and was known in the neighborhood as "Mr. Ruse," the "bachelor uncle of Min nie La Danna," and very rich. It is averred that the woman, with the consent of Mllli son, informed lur neighbors that lie wa an unmarried man and a "bachelor uncle.' The chief allegation of the complaint re fers to an alleged contract entered into be tween Minnie la Danna, her husband and Theophilus MilHson. As tlio complaint aver, the defendant agree-d to pay J Danna Jai) if ho would leave home and let his wife get a divorce. Mlllison, it is claimed, then told his wife thai Lm. Danna was about to bring a suit for tlamages against him for alienating tho affections of Mrs. La Danna unless he paid him Mn. MilHson alleges that her husband re quested her to join him In a mortgage on his real estate to raise the mony. The fdaintlrt scorne-d tho proposition, but says ier husband sought to turn her daughter against her and did succeed in enlisting the sympathies ef the young woman, who urged her mother to sign a mortgage and "help papa out of a bad scrape." Mrs. Mlllison, as appears in the com plaint, tinally got a property settlement out of her husband and did join him in ix mortgage on their real estate The plain tiff says she received J100 nnd charge that MilHson paid La Danna $"oo, according to contract. The latter, It is asserted, has now left his wlfo and she has applied for divorce. Mlllison. It is shown, continues to cultivate the society of Mrs. La Danna, while his wife and daughter havo been rushed and humiliated by the public scan dal which has be-en brought on their home. Mr. Mlllison asks, in addition to tho de cree of divorce, the custody of her daughter. They Make Their ONE SL - aldwin : Piano Leads to others. WHY? Because these instruments combine Du rability, Sustained Tone-Quality and capacity for Remaining in Tune. The fortunate possessor of a Baldwin Piano finds in it a constant source of pleasure and satisfaction, advising friends to do likewise B. H. BALDWIN a CO. 95, 97 and 99 North Pennsylvania Street. Winter Overcoats Make 'em for you if you like, but you'd better have faith and order a Spring garment. You should have money as well as faith but not much. We adhere to moderate prices only for the, kind of clothes gentlemen wear. Tailors, 10 and 12 N. Meridian St. TO-MORROW Friday, our nnrgairt Day in Silks, Dress Goods, Hoitscf urnishiag, Ladies' Fitio Shoes, Millinery, Etc. 37 and 39 South Street. 37 & 39 South Illinois S. ALL PAPER bargains 21 INDIANA AVE. DunlniVM Celebrated Hats At Seaton's Hat Store. AVAL.TEII Ij. MAIN'S IIOL1DAV. The CominK of the Grandmt nnd Ilest Shows on Karth A Ileul Holiday. Every one Is on the "qui vlve" over tho fact that the Great Walter L. Main Shows are coming1 to Indianapolis on Monday, April 2- This biggest of all big shows has every where met with the most enthusiastic re ception, and the press of other cities do not hositate In proclaiming It tho most wonder ful exhibition ever seen under canvas. In point of novelty or In the i-umber of fea ture's, no other amusement enterprise can even approach It. Its many exclusive fea ture, make it beyond question tho repre Fentatlve big shows of the world. It re ejuires four massive trains of especially e'onstructed cars to transport it from town to town, four of the most thoroughly e-qoipped and handsomely decorated adver tising cars ever built ate brought into serv ice to herald its coming, and more than one thousand people employed, besides three hundred of the llnest horses ever owned by any amusement Institution. There are three rings, two elevated stages and n. quarter-mile hippodrome track, all going at one time during the per formance. The zoological display contains more rare wild beasts than any other two shows, and the largest waterproof tents ever constructed are required to properly glvo this massive eiitertainmetit and nc commodate the vast audiences which daily throng to see the many wonders contained In theee shows, that can bo seen nowhere else on earth. Hound Trip ?l TO CINCINNATI AND via c ii. a n. n'r, SUNIJAY, AniIL. 25. Special fast train, making no stops at way stations, will leave Union Station 7:15 a. m., and leave Cincinnati, returning, at 7:15 p. m. National League ball game, Cin cinnati vs. Chicago. Tickets and informa tion at Union Station and 2 West Wash ington, corner Meridian. Anlmnl Sumraclty. Trofessor Gentry's exhibition of trained dogs and ponies that is to exhibit in this city under a thoroughly water-proof tent, on Illinois and Pratt streets, beginning Monday, May 3, offers probably the- best example of animal sagacity to bet found. Some of the acts performed by the dogs and ponies are Bald to be wonderful to a degree. The acts are entirely original with Professor Gentry and have never beon at tempted by animals before. Nerr York City and Return. Pennsylvania Short Line. Individual tickets sold at this rate April 23 to 26. Through sleeping and dining-car service on trains 5:50 a. m., 2:55 p. in., 7:35 p. m. All dally. Good Coffee. R. M. Mueller, 55 Mass. ave. TeL 575. Insure with German Fire Insurance of In diana. General offices, 29 Scuth Delaware Etreet. Fire, tornado and explosion. Champagne is a restorative if pure. Cook's Imperial Champagne, extra dry, has a century record for purity. Feed your horse JANES'S Dustless Oats. McGilliard Agency Co. Fire Insurance. Qiionc Lef, Importer of fine tra. Direct from China. Best and cheap est. IIS Xoith Delaware etret. Washburn Mandolins. CARLIN & LENNOX, 21 JJast Murket street. Fine harness. F. L. HerrJngton. &1 E. Market t. The SkatTurnier Preisers . . 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