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THE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, THURSDAY, JUNE 18, 1903. i News of Interest July Designers, July sheets and July patterns are now ready at the pattern counter, main floor. Just received on the art floor the new group of American poets, a photogravure, which is only a dollar, ready framed. This poet group consists of Riley, Field, Poe. Whitman, Harte and Carle ton. Quite a number of 8ixlOi Rugs remain from Tuesday's spe cial selling. Prices range from $17.50 to $25.75, and every Rug is of high quality. The best Slipper stock in Indi ana is better by several cases of new arrivals especially designed for the summer girl and the sum mer bride. Some new boys' Ox fords, too. Indianas Greatest Distributors of Dry Oos cts J High-Class Moderate Tailoring Prices Bert B. Dildine Removed to 124 E. Market St In order to acquaint tbe public with my new location I will offer lO DISCOUNT on all Fancy Huttings for the next 30 days. UHION TRUST BUILDING Fancy Bedding and Millinery Store Bedding for Sommer Cottages. Recovering of down quilts a specialty, 71a Massachusetts Avenue. Phones New 577; Old, Black 9622. JVEIV HOSIERY The black, white and pongee effects, 50c. Special lot of Black Lace, 50c; 6 pairs for $2.75. CLOVE RC I lO Eaat VraibluctoR Street. ELECTRIC HGHT PLANTS For Suburban and Coantry Homtc. Club Hontet, Btc. FAIRBANKS. MORSE & CO.. Ml, 142 South Meridian Strut, INDIA VAPOU9. At Badger's $24 00 Mahogany Divan, $12.00 It has French legs and tapestry upholstering- $30.00 Mahogany Divan, $22.00 It la upholstered in Silk tapestry and the frame la nloely oarved. $24.00 Mahogany Divan. $15.00 It Is a small piece, Just large enough for two; upholstered la blue silk tapes try. $34 Mahogany Parlor Arm Chair, $18 It Is a graceful French design, hand somely carved. Many other parlor pieces at similar actual reductions. B ADGER Furniture Co. Lively SUIT Selling There Was a Great Rush for Suits Here Mon day and Tuesday. People who know a Besten A Langen garment can appreciate what It means In the way of real values when we an nounce a general clearance sale of Suits. Our custom of clearing up everything before the approach of the next season la well known to the trade, whloh Is an evidence that every Suit and Skirt of fered ts clean and desirable in every way. No Old Stock Offered in our Sale For the balance of this week we offer the greatest bargains of the season. $10.00 For $30 $12.75 For $22. For $30.00 Suits. For $22.50 Suits. $14.75 $18.50 For $26.00 Suits. For $28.50 Suits. $23.50 For $35.00 Suits. Don't think of making your Shirtwaist selections before seeing ours. LET US STORE YOUR FURS. To Remodel Morrison Building. The V jrrison building at 60 and 62 Monu nsant place la to be remodeled and an ad dition is to be ballt to it. A permit wi taken oat yesterday by W. H. Morrison, jr., whloh gives the cost of the improvement at tSUS. The remodeled building will be three stories In height, uniform with adjoining buildings. It is at present occnpied by the Morrisons and by John K. Welch. Mow Flans, fits and up, W ulscaatr's. 1 MMK-Jsf&sUi 5TO INDIANAPOLIS LOUISVILLE SCHOOL FUND PROFITS CHARLES H. JEROME WD CHARLES ROBERTS FORFEIT BONDS. Story of These Gold-Brick Swindlers Heads Like m Story ' "Yellow Back' Fiction. PURCHASED FREEDOM DEARLY GOVERNOR BECKHAM, OF KEN TUCKY, WITHDRAWS REQUISITION. Tbe Two Men Had Up a Cash Road of f 7,000 Story of Their Crimea. The school fund of the State of In diana is S7.000 to the good aa the result of the recent arrest of two gold brick artists at Vincennes. Yesterday Gover nor Durbln notified Governor Beckham, of Kentucky, that he had complied with his request and Instructed Judge Orlando H. Cobb, of the Knox Circuit Court, that the requisitions for the removal of the men to Kentucky had been withdrawn, but this action was taken a day too late to save the men from forfeiting the second bond of $2,000 in cash which they had de poaited aa a guarantee that they would put In an appearance to answer to the requisition on June 16. The story has many of the features of "yellow-back" fiction. On June 5, Charles H. Jerome, alias James H. Starke, and Charles Roberts, alias Bill Dunn, two of the wiliest swindlers in the country, were arrested at Vincennes on the charge of having attempted to swindle a farmer of Knox county. They had not succeeded in their attempt, as the farmer was a lit tle wary and hia suspicions were aroused to the extent that he laid a trap for them that proved successful. Jerome and Rob erts immediately informed the officers that they were prepared to put up a cash bond of any reasonable amount to guarantee their appearance to answer to the charge, but in the meanwhile the sheriff and prosecuting attorney of Todd county, Ken tucky, appeared on the scene with requi sitions for the men from Governor Beck ham. They were charged with having swindled a farmer of Todd county out of 15,000 on the well-known gold brick game. To further complicate the situation, while the Oovernor was considering the advisa bility of honoring the Kentucky requisi tions, officers from Grant county, this State, showed up with the demand that they be given the first chance at the con fidence men. The Grant county officers had warrants for the arrest of the men on a charge several years old. but one which they believed could be made good. DECIDED TO HONOR THEM. After due consideration Governor Dur- bin decided to honor the requisitions, as he concluded that as the Kentucky case was a more recent offense the authorities would be better able to secure the con viction of the swindlers. The Knox coun ty authorities were notified to that effect and Jerome and Roberts were required to deposit an additional bond of $2,000 cash that they would answer the requisition June 16. The 16,000 bond for their ap pearance In answer to the Knox county charge was returnable June 12. Jerome and Roberts immediately skipped out, with no Intention of appearing to face the charges against them, but the officers from Todd county, Kentucky, got hold of them and a deal was fixed up by which they ware to return the $5,000 which they had secured from the farmer there on the condition that prosecution was to be dropped and that the officers would arrange for the requisitions to be withdrawn so they would not have to forfeit the additional 12.000 bond at Vincennes The deal went through all right, as Governor Beckham was induced to ask Governor Durbin that the requisi tions be withdrawn. Unfortunately for the gold-brick artists the case was a novel one for the Governor of Indiana to deal with, and he did not wl?h to take any action until he had an opinion from the attorney general. It took scni time for this official to make an in vestigation, and in the meanwhile the Oov ernor was called to Washington on a busi ness trip. By the time he had returned and had possessed himself of the opinion of the attorney general June 16 had come and gone and the 12,000 had gone to en- rich the State school fund. The $5.000 bond had already been declared forfeited June 12. Altogether the little deal in Knox couniy cost the swindlers in the neighbornood of $15,000, making the very modest allowance of 13,000 for thslr attorney fees. They for feited 17.000 in cash on their bonds and they returned $5,0u0 to the Todd county, Ken tucky, farmer. This with their attorney fees makes their expenses approximately $15.0. They hv been at liberty some ten or twelve days, however, and if they have been living up to their past records they wlU not miss such an insignificant sum. SAMPLE OF GENIUS. Jerome and Roberts gave a fair sample of their genius in the swindle which they worked in Grant county several ears ago. They spotted a farmer whom they consid ered a fair victim, disguised themselves as Indians and skulked about in the voods on the man's farm for several days. They appeared very chary of meeting white rren and ran away several times when they were approached. Finally they permitted the curious farmer to talk to them. He found they had some great mystery about a burled treasure and that they were seek ing the spot of the hidden wealth oy means of an ancient map scrawled on a cowhide. He was taken into their confidence just enough to excite his Interest, and ne joined in the search. One day, at the Iramatic moment, one of the "Indians" jabbed a stick into the ground and declared he had found the spot. An excavation was hur riedly made, and, surely enough, the treas ure was laid bare two big gold brie. The bricks were worth $15,000 the "In dians" said so but as they feared they would have trouble In disposing of them they agreed to sacrifice them to the far mer for $7.000. The farmer swallowed the bait, went to Marion and secured the money from his banker, on the pretext that he was buying another farm. The denouement fol lowed quickly, but too late to interfere with the escape of the swindlers. It was afterward learned that the men were Je rome and Roberts, and the Grant couuty authorities have been looking for them for several years, with no success, until this month, when the men were arrested at Vincennes. ARMY OFFICER WILL ATTEND. Gar. Darbin Wants One Present at the National Guard Encampment. Adjutant General Ward has communi cated with the War Department in regard to detailing an officer to attend the National Guard encampment, from July 26 to Aug. 3. Governor Durbin has requested that an officer be sent. The department is request ed to send a giaduate of the Military Acad emy if possible. A message was yesterday sent from the adjutant general's department of the State to the assistant adjutant general of the War Department announcing that Indiana will send one battery of four guns and three regiments of infantry to the Kentucky maneuvers. A FORESTRY EXPERT. Mr. John P. Brown' Arhorlrn 1 1 n re to Be Published at Indianapolis. Mr. John P. Brown. Indiana member of the American Forestry Association, editor of Arboriculture and generai enthusiast on the subject of tree growing, writes to the Journal that, beginning with July 1. Ar boriculture will be published at Indianapolis by Barnes A Warner, instead of at Chicago, as heretofore, and will be edited wherever Mr. Brown happens to be, "usually on some railway train." His post office address will continue to be at Connersvtlle, Ind. Mr. Brown's services as expert and ad viser are in great demand by railroad com panies, lumber companies and others lntrr ested in tree crowing, and his time is fully occupied. He is now in Colorado, where he has been investigating forest conditions. He finds in the vicinity of Colorado Springs a remarkable growth of the pinus pondero sa, a species of hardy pin peculiarly adapt ed to growth in arid regions. He will ad vocate the planting of this tree in Kansas and Nebraska, and believes it will thrive in many of the now treeless wastes of the West. In ihe next issue of Arboriculture he will analyse the food situation and the con nections with our forests. SMALL BOY S DEDUCTION. He Wanted to Know If the Young Woman - Hooted" with Her Ears. Martha recently returned to her home on North Meridian street after a "finishing" trip to Europe with an unusual quantity of airs, graces and new clothes wherewith to dazzle her former friends and neighbors. The most conspicuous feature of Martha's metamorphosis from a cheerful little home body Into a fashionable young lady was the addition of an immense pair of earrings, which she declared were worn by the lead ers of the "bonton" In European capitals. For all the home folks knew, this might have been true, but the earrings were de cidedly objectionable to them, and they did not hesitate to express their opinion. How ever, the combined bribes, threats and en treaties of her family failed to induce her to discard what Brother Bob frankly called "the atrocities." One day Martha drove with a merry party to Millersville for a country "spread." A small boy at the farm followed her from place to place, apparently fascinated, gazing at her with wide-open, wondering eyes. At last he tugged at his mother's dress and in a loud tone asked: "Mamma, does the pretty young lady root witn her ears?" Evidently the only place the small boy knew for rings was the ob vious one of the hog's nose. And now Mar tha's earrings are In the darkest corner of the deepest press. DE VOE, OF HACKENSACK HB IS A METEOROLOGIST AND WARNS THE GOVERNOR. Says a Tornado Is Due to Reach Southern Indiana 9om Time Be tween July 5 and 10. Indiana, or, more particularly, southern Indiana, is in for a visitation of Providence in the shape of a tornado and violent elec trical storm some time between July 5 and July 10 next. Governor Durbin received a letter yesterday from a meteorologist in Hackensack, N. J., warning him of the impending calamity. The Governor has not decided whether or not he should Is sue a proclamation notifying the people in the danger zone of their peril, but he said yesterday that if the news was pub lished now the credulously inclined would have ample time to put up lightning rods and construct storm cellars before the ele ments play their engagement In Hoosier dom. The letter of warning is as follows: "Hon. W. T. Durbin, Governor of In dianaI have learned by closely watching the weather conditions over the United States that when a cloudburst occurs dur ing the month of June, it is usually fol lowed by a tornado in July. A cloudburst occurred In Maryland on June 7. The conditions which produced the cloudburst on the 7th of June will be over the southern part of the State of Indiana on July 5-10, and it will cause violent elec trical storms and tornadoes in the south ern part of your State and northern part of Kentucky. "A. J. DEVOE, Meteorologist. "Hackensack, N. J., June 11." POLICE POWERS REFUSED SAFETY BOARD REJECTS NEW TEL. EPHOXE COMPANY'S REQUEST. Not Within tbe Jurisdiction of sv De partment to Take a Hand in Labor Disagreements. The nonunion men employed by the New Telephone Company will have to get along without the support of police powers from the Board of Public Safety. An emphatic refusal was sent the company yesterday by the board in answer to its request that police powers be granted the men em ployed on the lines to take the place of the striking union linemen. The company had informed the board that conditions are such that the nonunion men are liable to be mistreated and they should have the right to arrest anyone interfering with them. The board, however, takes another view of the matter. The letter to the com pany states that while it is quite within the province of the board to issue police powers to any employe of the company em ployed as a watchman merely to look after or guard the property of the com pany, yet It is not within the jurisdiction of the board to make a sweeping issue of police powers to men em ployed as laborers, whose duties are quite out of the province oi watchmen. If such action were to be taken by the board it would not only be unprecedented, but might lead to all sorts of annoying compli cations in the future. It was pointed out by a member of the board yesterday afternoon that if the re quest of the company to issue police pow ers to all the nonunion linemen had been granted the board would have taken a hand in the labor trouble Itself, something which no department of the city gov ernment has a right to do except in case of riot or violence. In the latter case It is the duty of pollcement to arrest indi viduals not members of labor unions. "scabs" or members of a company. The whole thing is something the board cannot interfere with in one way or another. It was further suggested that if the board had granted the request of the company any other corporation having trouble with its men and forced to employ new men would require police powers to hold back the old men from obstructing Dullness or intimi dation. The consequences would be easy to see. Tne board yesterday revoked police pow ers which had been granted to George H. Dean, a nonunion lineman, employed by the New Telephone Company. Dean is the man who shot Georgs C. Havens, a union man, in the shoulder. When it was found that Dean is an active employe and not a watchman the board revoked the grant. Supplies for Institution. The County Commissioners let contracts for supplies to the county institutions at their session yesterday The successful bidders for the supplies were: Asylum for the Poor Drugs, Louis Haag; meat. William Beck; groceries, Brinkmey r. Kuhn & Co.; dry goods. Pettis Dry Goods Company. H. P. Wasson A Co. Workhouse Bread. Bryce Baking Com pany; meat. William Beck; groceries, J. C. Perry A Co.; dry goods. Pettis Dry Goods Company. Asylum for Insane Meat, William Beck; drugs. Louis Haag; groceries. Brinkmeyer. Kuhn & Co.; dry goods. Pettis Dry Goods Company. Jail Drugs. Louis Haag; groceries, J. C. Perry A Co. 19 Boston, Mass., and Return $10, Via C. 11. A D. and Erie. Tickets sold June 25. 26 and 27, final re turn limit Aug. 1. Stop-overs at Niagara Falls, Chautauqua lake and Cambridge Springs. See agents or andres R. P. ALGEO, D. P. A. When Bliss, Swain & Co, advertise a Reduction Sale the people of Indianapolis respond. Our sale of Fine Suits is a hummer. We Are Selling Men's $25.00 Suits at $17.50 THE BIG FCIR ROUTE, Special Train to Boston, Mass., Account Ann aal Meeting First Church of Christ Scientist. Leave Indianapolis, 2:55 p. m. Thursday, June 25. Arrive New York, 2:5o p. m. Friday, June 26. Arrive Boston, 9 p. m. Friday, June 26. 124.00-HOUND TRIP-124.00. Through sleepers to Boston without change. Stopover at New York on the re turn trip. Daylight ride up Hudson river and stopover at Niagara Falls. For sleeping car accommodations and full particulars call on Miss Rosettl Kneip, No. 39 Baldwin hlock, or Big Four office. No. 1 East Washington ?treet. Tickets will also he sold for all trains June 25. 26 and 27 at rates varying, accord ing to route, from $19 to $34. All good to re turn from June 28 to July 2. with privilege of extension till Aug. 1 by depositing ticket and payment of 50 cents. ti. so., ssvnsum, a. c. t. a. NORTH MICHIGAN SUMMER RESORTS. Best Reached Tin the Pennsylvania Lines. Beginning June 21 the Northland Lim ited with through sleeping cars will leave Indianapolis daily at 6:o0 p. m. over the old route via Richmond and O. R. & I. Railway, "the Fishing Line." For par ticulars address agents or W. W. RICH ARDSON, V. P. A., Indianapolis. REDUCED FARES. Boston, Mm., and Return, Via Pennsylvania. Linea. Tickets on sale June 25. 26, 27, July L 2. 3. 4 and 5. Stopovers. New York. Philadel phia. Baltimore and vashington. Inquire ticket agents, 48 West Washington street and Union Station. PENNSYLVANIA LINES. Sl.OO Louisville and Return SI. BO, Sunday, Jane 21. Local train, making intermediate stops. will leave Indianapolis 6 a. m. Special fast through train, making no stops, will leave Indianapolis 7:25 a. m. Returning, special train will leave Louisville Main-street Sta tion 7 p. m. Vandal ia Line. Effective to-day, all through passenger trains will run into and out of St. Louis Union Passenger Station using- our own tracks. W. W. RICHARDSON. District Passenger Agent. LAKE ERIE A WESTERN R. R. $2. OÜ Sandusky and Return S2.00 Saturday Mr lit, June 20. Leave Indianapolis 9 p. m. For berths. chairs and full particulars call on or ad dress A. H. Sellers, D. P. A., 28 South Illi nois street. LAKE ERIE A WESTERN R. R. fl.25 Michigan City and Return $1.25 Snndny, Jane 21. Leave Indianapolis, 6:30 a. m. 1.25 DECATIR AND RETURN 1.25, Via C. H. A D., Sunday, Juae 21. Special train leaves Indianapolis 7 a. m. Leaves Decatur, returning, 6:30 p. m. THE BIG rot If ROITE. Excursions Sunday, June 21st. 91.26 Cincinnati and Return 1.25. Special express trains, making no stops for passengers In either direction, leave In dianapolis Union Station 7 a. m. Returning', leave Central Union Station, Cincinnati, 7 TERRE HAUTE. $1.00 GREENCASTLE, 75c. Special train leaves Indianapolis Union Station 7 a. m. Returning, leaves Terre Haute at 7 p. m. $1.00 LAFAYETTE AND RETURN $1 00. Special train leaves Indianapolis at 7:30 a. m. Returning, leave LAiayette at 7:30 p. in. H . M. BKUiSUW, A. J P. A. Grant H. Clay, M. D., Dentist. For 14 years with New York Dental Company 111 N. Illinois st., N. E. corner Market. Correct Stjrlca In Harness For runabout, surrey and buggy. TECHENTEN & FREIBEUO. 11 E. Wash, We install Steam and Hot Water Plants. KRUSE DBWENTER. 427-429 East Washing ton street. Capital Rasor and Supplies. t. BODINE A CO.. 17 E. Ohio St. J. Aluminum and Brass Castings. Pioneer Braa Works, ilt-424 S. Peon, st. Columbian Relief Fund. 3terenson Bids., In dlanapolis. Sick and Accident Ins. Agents wanted. Feed your horse JAN KS' S Dustless Oats. Best Penny Photos. 371 Massachusetts. Order your coal of Cobura Coal Company. If you are interested in this remarkable offer it will pay you to investigate. We are overstocked with Men's Fine Suits of the very best grades of worsteds and cheviots, which we are selling at $17. 50. That in itself is enough to rouse interest, but when you know these elegant Suits are the product of such famous makers as the Stein-Bloch Co., Rogers, Peet & Co., and others equally as good, and that every Suit is plainly marked with their original value, $22.50, $25.00 and $28.00, it means the chance of your lifetime. You take choice of any $22.50, $25.00 or $28.00 Suit in our store for They are the very best ; they are made of the best goods, and made by the best tailors. They are worth $22.50, $25.00 and $28.00, but you can take your pick at $17.50, which makes them very desirable. SEE THEM IN OUR WINDOW BLISS.SWAIN&CO CLOT H 1 rn 0 19 P 01 0 rn is H. T. HEARSEY VEHICLE CO. "Off TNf CIRCLE." Stat Agcaf far Gasoline TOURING car. Best 7Cfk automobile on JW Jill the market for wv Eat at WHITE'S 33 South Meridian Street. BEST IN TOWN, 6 A. M to 8 P. M. Visiting Cards, Wedding Invitations, Mon ograms, embossed In any color, and th newest things in Stationery, at THE SENTINEL PRINTING CO., 123-5-7 West Market Street. Sole Agency for the Famous ST EINWAY Ant other high-grade Pianos. Low Prices. Easy Terms. PEARSON'S PIANO HOUSE IlfDIAKAPOLIS. IND. Furniture, Carpets Stoves W. II. MlCICX(51vR 201 East Washington Street. STELLA V. ROGERS, OPTICIAN, 148 North Illinois St. v. ii. rocicwooo Patent and Trade-Mark Lawyer 416. 41t Lemcke Bullding. Indianapolis. Ind KALB, gTKXCILt ARD STAMPS. rn rn rn iM W?öaa STENCILS TAhPs r-AiOCfSt nAneax.CMECicb Ac 1 IgfolaUtfSft, 15 SJCBRIDiAW 5L twu ftW , N ö , HATS , FU RN VANDALIA LINE EFFECTIVE TO-DAY All through passenger trains will ran into and out of the St. Louis Union Passenger Station using our own tracks. W. W. RICHARDSON, District Passenger Agent ALWAYS INSIST ON GETTING A or NOT paying for CHRCMOS, SCHEMES, FREE DEALS, but tor FINE QUALITY HAVANA TOBACCO. feptsj to Import OfM f. JT. JN SfercsofMe Clgmr Ca.. Manafacrorars, Sr. Lssris. UNION MADE. I I A Fine Golden Oak Morris Chair, finest volour cushions, plain or figured, the regular $12 value, sale price - H.CO Choice of $14. $15 and $16 Morris Chairs, mission styles In weathered oak, mahogany finish, golden oak Ilü.0 Choice of solid mahogany Mor ris Chairs that sold I I up to $25.00 We sell New Iceberg Re frigerators, the bast made. er jk C- rs i I Furniture Company MEMBERS OP MERCHANTS ' ASSO'M. 219, 221, 223 E. Washington St flat ai. a ha - . a j uireciiy vpposnc tounnoase. Maple Cake Joseph Taggarfs BAKERIES 'STRICTLY IN IT" Apropos of plumbing in all its many and ra ried bra achat, we may say In very troth that we are "strictly In It." Our facilities - tools, stock, etc. togsthsr with skill and long ex perlene-, en able us to do good work and still keep our charges down to a mod est amount. C. ANESHABNSEL & CO. "The Leading Plumbers" Noa. 39-33 Rn- o x. dtreet. IERCE CYCLES... Spring Forks, Cushion Frames, Center Driven Chalnlsss, Pierce Coaster Brakes. "BETTER THAN THE BEST." G. H WESTING, 219 Mass Ave. PATENTS Obtained. Low Ey Paysasots, Free dTtea Wim. lall. 19 t St ,WMQ J.C. P m ISH I NG5. si A Song of Summer Slog about the stphyr. Sing about the moon. Bins; about the Jaaaamlna All the world's In tune! But lest your song be hindered By an aching throat. Nsver trust the climate; Bring your overcoat. -Washington Star. Sins of sweet June apples, 8mg; of roses red, Bing of glowing glories All about they spread. Sing beneath the window Of your Juliet; But be wise, oh singer Wear your Cravenette! -Our Own Machinist Some Prose: Our Cravenette Rain Coat is the garment for this changeful sea son. It answers every purpose of a light-weight overcoat, and keeps out the rain. Made to measure at $18 and upward. 4S It may rain again to-morrow. KahnTailoringCo. Makers of the Kisd of Qstkes Gcitkmen Wear. SES US ABOUT Awnings Hammocks Tents Lawn Swings Ws help you to take pleasure In th warm days. WASHINGTON" DR. J. P. SPAÜNiiURö T. Cftrsac 0sejfj fiCTFCIPATH Nfssfttsi as SKtor mittt i V J I tlr H I if Mt9 esssss by dolag oos thing vsu. Plftk Floor, StTaaa Blu .