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i HE INDIANAPOLIS JOURNAL, TUESDAY, JULY 1 lnw.
USED DEADLY HATCHET JOH MH M Ml Hll III Ii BY HIS BROTHKR-I -LAW, W H. SI MMERS. The Men t)uarrrlrd at Summrrii't Hoaur, with the Hesalt that Horn la Dead and the Other a Fugitive. HORNE STARTED THE TROUBLE SLICHTIX. RKMAHkv MADE BV HIM ABOI T IIIHHI 9 FAMILY. Murderer Escapes from the Scene of His rime, bat the Police Are Hot on the Tiail. Four blews from a hatchet in the hands of his blacksmith brother-in-law laid John Home of Twenty-third and Hovey streets on the floor of the former's home with four ghastly gashes in his head, and with the cry "I've killed him! I've killed him!" William Summer.-, the murderer, grasped his hat and coat and fled from the house into the cover of darkness at 9 o'clock last "night. Up to a late hour this morn ing he had succeeded In eluding the police, who were hot on his trail. Summers lives with his wife in rooms over a grocery store at 160 Martindale avenue and according to the story told by Mrs. Summers, who was the only witness of the affray, the action of her husband in inlng his bands with her brother's blood was merely an outbreak of his vicious nature and entirely uncalled for as self defense. Her brother. Home, she says, called at the house early in the evening and being in an intoxicated condition soon started an argument with her husband, resulting in the fight which ended in the murder. Home said several exasperating things about Summer's family, it is said, and Summers, disregarding the drunken condition of his brother-in-law, stepped to the rear room and secured a hatchet which he laid on the kitchen table, ready to use In case of an emergency. One word led to another, until blows were struck. THE DEADLY HATCHET. In a drunken frenzy Home picked up a chair which lie swung over his head in tending to strike his tormentor, but Sum mers was in action with the ever-ready hatchet and felled the intoxicated man cO the floor with one blow from the weapon, after which he finished his ghastly deed and made sure of Home's death by striking him three more times with the sharp edge of the treacherous tool, and fled from the bouse, bidding his wife a hasty good-bye and grabbing hp hat and coat on the run. The police were notified and Bicyclemen Hull and Griffin were soon on the scene, but were una' le to find the murderer, nor could they trace him from the house to any particular locality, and It is thought that he boarded a pasting freight train r.nd left the city. The City Dispensary ambulance, in charge of Drs. Sheek and seaton, arrived at the "ouse with the police and removed the 'n. who was not at that time dead, al t 'tgh he was beyond any possible chance covery. to the City Hospital, where he i 'n a short time. he polio- department was after the tla er of Home within a few minutes after the affair was discovered. Captain Hyland and 8ergeant Sandman were among the first arrivals and directed the search for Sum mers. Detectives Colbert and Hauser were detailed to the case. In addition to the dif ferent details of police, aud every patrol man in the city had a description of Sum mers within r.n hour after he committed the muder. But the hour's start may have been enought to enable Summers to get far beyond the boundaries of the city. It is the opinion of the police that he will be caught wherever he goes, as the dt'scrip tiou of the man is so complete that it would be impossible for him to escape detection if once seen by an experienced sleuth. WOMAN TELLS OF MURDER. Mrs. Summers, when seen last sght, did not appear to take the murder of her brother at all to heart, and stood within a few feet of the spot where his life's blood had clotted on the floor and told of the murder with a tearless eye. She said her husband was a man of vicious temper, and if pressed too hard would invariably start a fight Her brother, whose death she did not seem to mourn in the least, was, she said, a drinking man, and had often been In trouble before. When asked who she blamed for the affair she said she did not know. One was possibly as much to blame aa the other, as far as she was able to tell. She said she attempted to stop the fight before it went so far. but was unable to do so, and decided that the best thing she could do was to let the men finish it be tween them. Summers, the murderer, is a blacksmith, and has been in the employ of the Chandler & Taylor Company for some time, and while known for his bad temper, has al ways been considered an energetic and faithful workman. Home, the murdered man, was a laborer, and aside from his no torious reputation for dissipation, has been known as a good-natured and Jovial fellow. When under the influence of liquor he was always inclined to become somewhat churl ish, and at times would provoke a fight. Captain Hyland said last night that he had no doubt that Summers would be ap prehended before he left Indianapolis very many miles behind, and does not think it Cosslbie for him to go any great distance efore he is detected. All the interurban lines and railroads were notified last night, as soon as the nature of the crime was as certained, to be on the lookout for the man, and most of the towns and cities in this and adjacent States were communicated with by telephone and telegraph and given a description of the fleeing murderer. DEPUTY CORONER THERE. Deputy Coroner Gels, who was on the acene of the murder almost as quickly as the police, said ths brains of the black smith's victim had oosed from the wounds tn his head to the floor, where the dying man lay until removed to the hospital. The hatched wielded by the blacksmith cut a gash across the left eye of the vic tim, another across the left cheek and two blows on top of the head finished the Job. Every effort to save the life of the injured man proved futile and the hospital doctors who worked for an hour on the dying man were compelled to cease their exertions. Mrs. Summers was notified of the condi tion of her brother by the doctors, who were first called from the Dispensary, and merely said that she did not know "where her husband would go. but was positive that he would leave the city if he could get way from the police. Until early this morning the police who worked on the case had not found the least clew as to the man's whereabouts, but the country for miles around will be searched and the police of other cities near bv are Juarding the railroads to prevent Summers torn escaping from the State. 1 barged with KinbriilrnieDt. Fran i- Kirsch, treasurer of lcal union No. 153 of the Woodworkers' International Union, was srrvatd yesterday morning and locked up at the police station oo a charge of fmbeaxlfment. Kirsch. It Is said, collected 127.05 from the Iocs' union which he was to forward to the natiiil treasurer and faihd to make the remittance. He claims that the books of the union were not balanced when he took charge of them and accounts for his short-ngw- in that way. Headquarters for Syndiente. A Chicago syndicate is about to become Interested lu the water, light an haating plants and power companies at Jefferson villa. New Albany. Bloou logtou, Frsnklln id Wortbliigton. lad., and at Bt. Ai and Mount Vernon, III. Adolph M. Barron, of South Bentt. president of the New Albany Water. Light and Power Company, has come to Indianapolis to make this city his headquarters for the syndicate, which is closing contracts with some Indiana coal mining companies for their slack and re fuse. It Is tlK- üurpo. to erect power houses at the mines and convert this waste material into electricity, which will be sold to cities within a radius of 100 miles. The plan of the syndicate, it is announced, are not fully matured. FIEND FOR CIGARETTES. Arthur J. Miller, of Terre Haute, Be fore Judge Stnbbs. In the Juvenile Court yesterday Judge Stubbs declared that a law ought to be passed making it a penal offense for any person to sell cigarettes to any boy under twenty-one years of age. The Judge had in mii.d the case of Arthur J. Miller, who ap peared before him charged with loitering. The small boy is from Terre Haute and had run away from his home. The lad is a cigarette fiend and his mind has become affected by the habit so that when brought into the courtroom he was unable to look sny one in the face. - The court said that unless he Is put in some place where he cannot gratify his appetite he would be de mented or a corpse before he was twenty one. The boy's parents were notified. LOCAL DOG POPULATION THERE SEEMS TO BE MORE A MM ALS THIS YEAR.THAM LAST. Controller Breunlg Expects to Issue at Least Two Thousand More Licenses. Are there more dogs in Indianapolis than there were last year? City Controller Breu nig, who issues dog licenses, cannot answer this question. But there are some ques tions about dogs and dog licenses the city controller can answer. He says there will be fully 2,000 more dogs licensed this year, from June 1 to June 1, 1304. than last year. Whether this indicates that the dog population of Indianapolis has increased during the last twelve months cannot be told. There is no way of telting now. But Mr. Breunig says the increase in the number of licenses issued may be due entirely to the efforts of the police to en force more rigidly the dog license ordinance, and that there may not be any more dogs here than before. Three thousand and eight dog licenses have been issued since June L This Is an increase of 1,100 over the number issued in the corresponding period last year. Last year there were nearly ö.Oüu dog licenses issued. From these figures and the large increase this year Mr. Breunig figures that he will put out fully 2.0) more licenses by next June than he did last year. The police force is canvassing the city to find out, if possible, the number of dogs owned here. The animals are listed by families, and after a certain time, if they have not been licensed by Mr. Breunlg, prosecution will be begun against their owners Tor violation of the city ordinance. LOUP CREEK DISTRICT VICE PRESIDENT LEWIS SPENT SOME TIME IN THAT LOCALITY. Conditions, He Says, Are Not Quite as Bad as ReportedLocal Labor Affairs. Vice President Thomas Lewis, Vho has been in Virginia and Kentucky for the past two weeks, was at his office ' yesterday. Mr. Lewis spent about half his time, in the New River and Loop Cre k district of West Virginia, where mine operators are refusing to recognise the unions. It was rumored that the employers of the miners wore holding men in bondage and compell ing them to work under their terms. Al though Mr. Lewis couid not get into the mines, he said that the situation was not that bad. The men have hat on strike there for about a year and the feeling among the operators towards the unions is very bitter. It is impossible to ascertain the exact con dition of the mi'iers for the reason that union officials or delegates are arrested if they trespass on the ground of the oper ators. Mr. Lea is is very reticent in regard to his work in tlv district and what he ac complished while there, he refr.sed to state. He said, however, that as far as the strike is concerned, matters are practically the same. It is known that Mr. Lewis is cir rving out the acrlon decided upon by the official conference held in this city the first of the month Mr. Lewis left last night for the West Virginia district to continue his operations. While away Mr. Leu is attended a con vention at the miners at Rush. Ky . where he organised a new subcistrict of what was formerly the Peach Orchard district. There are about 1.400 men in the new district. BARBERS' HEADQl ARTERS. National I n ion Will Soon Have Offices in Indianapolis. The International Union of Journeymen Barbers Is making active preparations for the removal of its head offices from Cleve land to this city. Word has been received from Cleveland to the effect that the head quarters will be fully established in In dianapolis by the 1st of August. The bar bers refuse to make known the location of the head offices. However, it is known that they will be located on Market street, somewhere between Delaware and Illinois streets. National Secretary W. E. Klapetzky will be in the city soon to make tiie final ar rangements for the transfer of, the ex ecutive offices The journeymen bar! have unions throughout the Cnited States and Cauada, and a total membership of about 30.000. Albert Marmarousky. local organirer, left last night to organize two new unions. To day he will be at Mount Vernon and effect an organization there. To-morrow he will organize the barbers of Rushville. One new barber shop was unionized yes iy in West Indianapolis. The shop of Henry Wilson, on West Mrri street, has fcaan "placed on the unfair list on account of a refusal to employ union barbers. PUNISHMENT FOR PAULINE. She Cursed the Wosecutlng Attorney When He nked Question. Pauline Welsh. 545 Last Court street, was fined 1100 and costs and sentenced to thirty days in the workhouse in the Police Court yesterday morning and when the judge finished reading his sentence, it Is said, begged for more. The woman Is an old offender and In her present trouble was charged with drunk eness. idling and loitering and resisting an officer and pleaded guilty to all the charges. The thing which caused her to suffer such a heavy pen.V.ty for her transgressions was the fact that she swore at the prosecuting attorney and the court when asked why she resisted the policeman who placed her under arrest. With a haughty and disdain fid look she asked the court, cursing the while. If he thought she would "stand for being pinched." Pauline has been arrested a number of times before but always escaped with a light sentence. 8he seemed pleased with the prospect of a long term at picking peas and beans in Colonel Shaw s garden at the workhou' Kruse & Dewenter, celebrated warm-air furnaces. No. 427-12) Last Washington street. TRAINS WILL NOT STOP COl.CIL (.IVES A BODY BLOW TO THE CR ALL ORDINANCE. It Would Injure the Basines Inter, ests of the City tn Make Trains Stop at All Crossings. I PESTH0USE APPROPRIATION CONTROLLER BREINIG MAKES A REQIEIT FOR flO.UOO. Pennsylvania Road Given Authority to Build a Sidetrack a,500 Feet Long Other Matters. An ordinance calling for an appropriation of SIO.UOO with which to establish a new pest house was introduced In Council last night by Controller Breunig. No action was taken on the measure. The most important action of the Coun cil was the killing of the Crall ordinance to require all trains to come to a dead stop at all street crossings and at all street-car tracks. The ordinance was stricken from the files by a vote of JO to C. The city will have to buy a new site- for the pesthouse. it is understood. It is thought the land now owned by the city cannot be used for the site of the new pesthouse without violation of the law passed by the last Legislature. Controller Breunig'a ordi nance states that the $10,000 asked tor is to be expended for the pure has., of real estate and the erection of buildings for the care and treatment of patients who have con tagious oiseases. Five thousand two hun dred and sixty-three dollars of last year's appropriation of $13,500 for a pesthouse is stlil available, according to an opinion of the city attorney I " - A. At - 1 I t . i. iii us pennon iu nie cojiuouci asicing lur Yi $10,000 appropriation for a new pesthouse I the Board of Public Works calls attention ho the fact that under the "laws of 1D03 a pesthouse cannot be built within l,5o0 feet of a hospital and within 500 feet of a private residence." THE CRALL ORDINANCE. The Democrats put up a fight for tho passage of Councilman Crall's ordinance re quiring trains to stop at street crossings and street-car tracks. The Democrats would not abide by the report of the spe cial committee appointed to investigate the results of the proposed ordinance. The com mittee reported that the passage of the ordinance would be detrimental to the com mercial and other Interests of the city. As soon as the report was read Mr. Eppert, one of the committee, moved that it be adopted. Mr. Berry moved that the report be laid on the table. This motion was de feated and the report was adopted. Berry then made a motion that the ordi nance be called up for second reading and placed on passage. The motion was sec onded and the ordinance was redd. The vote stood 10 to 6 against passage, ami th. Crall ordinance was killed. The report of th - committee which in li tigated the results of the ordinance is in part as follows: "The passage of this ordi nance would be a serious detriment to the commercial inter, .-ts of the city. It would seriously delay prompt and efficient move ment of merchandise and the present ser ice to the public. The enforcement of this ordinance would seriously delay mail trains and would hinder prompt delivery of ex press. Strict enforcement of the ordinance would result in blockading a great many street crossings in the heart of the city. The ordinance would work a hardship upon railroad employes. We recognize ii this or dinance some very good things, bat in its major parts it is so unreasonable that it could not be enforced." The committee was composed of Eppert, Sourbler. Wvsong. Wheeler and Wolsiffer. The latter was tbe only Democratic mem ber of the committee. An ordinance was passed granting the Pennsylvania Railroad Company, in its op eration of the Indianapolis & Vincennes Railroad, the right to build a sidetrack 3, 500 feet lonx. from Its present siding a few fett cast of Miller street, southwest to a connection with the I., D. & W. siding at .Sellers farm. The new track will cross Miller, Minnesota, Harding, Blaine and Reism r streets. GETTING BEADY FOR CAMP. National Guard 0 Arrive at Fair (iroundi Next Sunday. The camp of Instruction for the Indiana National Guard will be opened at the State fair grounds next Sunday, and yesterday Quartermaster General Perry sent out the first supplies. From now on the adjutant general's department will be kept busy get ting ready for the opening. Work of erect ing the tents will be commenced about the middle of the week. The first troops are ex pected to arrive Sunday morning. Governor Durbin will remain at the camp with the troops. Battery C NV111 Be Here. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. LAFAYETTE. Ind.. July 20. Battery C, the local militia organization, will leave the Main-street Armory Saturday wkh colors flying and in full uniform to attend the State encampment of the Indiana National Guard at Indianapolis. Nearly every mem ber of the battery has given Captain J. L. Glascock hif assurance that he will attend. Battery C will take its full equipment. The members have been drilling faithfully since January and hope to come up to the in spection standard. BANK ASSESSMENTS. Dr. James Carter Files an Appeal the Same as Last Year.- An appeal from t.e decision of the Marion County Board of Review on the valuation fixed by the board on each of the seven local banks was filed by Dr. James Carter yesterday with the county auditor. The same action was taken last year by Dr. Carter, and the State Board of Tax Com missioners raised the assessed valuation of the banks 5 per tent. each. The petition states that the assessment, which is the same as last year, is too low. and asks the state board to raise it. In the following list is shown the valuation be fore and after the 5 per cent, increase: Capital National $27S390 $304.100 American National 254.100 MM80 Columbia National 210. W.000 Fletcher National TOrt.OOO :.... ii ladiana National 910.000 986,000 Merchants' National 901. 400 1.010,000 It was stated at the county auditor's of fice that it looked very much like a per sonal grievance on the part of Dr. Carter. 'Why didn't he appeal against the valua tion fixed on the trust companies." said Mr. Smith. "Thty are assessed the same as the banks, find every one who knows anything about banking Knows that the loan accounts carried by the trust companies are more valuable than those carried by the banks." BACK TO BEF0BMAT0BY. Governor Refuses to Consider Propo sition of Spain's Attorney. Orders were issued yesterday by Governor Durbin for the summary return to the Jeffersonville Reformatory of Earl Spain, the paroled convict, who is held here for horse stealing. Samuel Shank, attorney for Spain, presented Governor Durbin with a proposition yesterday to the effect that if he would grant immunity from the nine years hanging over Spain, the latter would give information, which would lead to the apprehension of an organised gang of boras thieves that is terrorizing central Indiana. Unvwnur iJiirhin rafusad to COUSidtr the proposition and Spain wJll be taken to the Reformatory to serve the remainder of his term. Spain was granted a parole on the prom ise that he would leave the State for three years. He returned, however, and was ar rested here Saturday. CHABGE AGAINST HELMICK. Frank Hamilton Claims the Man At tempted to Rob Him. Henry Helm ick. 1801 Woodlawn avenue, was arrested last night and slated at the police station for being drunk and attempt ing to rob Frank Hamilton, who lives with his sister at 164 West Court street. Helmick met Hamilton and his partner in Bell's saloon, on Washington street, where they had several drinksAogether. Hamilton soon began to feel peculiar and thought he had been drugged. He left the place and started for his home, on Court street, and was followed by the two men. Helmick, he says, attempted to rob him on the side walk in front of the house. Hamilton ran inside aud called Bicyclemen Simon and Morgan, who arrested Helmick. His part ner had gone and could not be found. Ham ilton claims that he was relieved of $9. which was not found. When Helmick was searched at the station only a few cents in chauge were found on him. WHISTLE IS A NUISANCE NORTH SIDE CITIZENS COMPLAIN OF NOISE OF LAI NDR V. SHgar A Halloway, the North Senate Avenue Firm, Cause Worry to Res identsWarrants Are Served. J. W. Sligar and I. W. Holloway, pro prietors of the Tacoma laundry, are main taining a nuisance at 24-26 North Senate avenue, tho location of the main establish ment of the laundry, according to the com plaint of about twenty physicians, lawyers, business men and other citizens who have residences and places of business in the vicinity of the laundry. Mr. Sligar and Mr. Holloway will appear in Police Court this morning and answer to the charge of maintaining a nuisance. Warrants were served on them last night. The alleged nuisance Is the blowing of he whistle of the establishment on North Senate avenue. This whistle is blown at all times of the day, it is alleged, and is a source of worry and injury to part of the people of Indianapolis, according to the complaint and petition of the twenty clti iens. A FIRE LOSS , OF $35,000 LILLY A ROBERTS VEEER WOHlfS TOTALLY DESTROYED. Low Water Pressure Allowed the Flames to Get a Good Start The Insurance Carried. ' The Lilly & Roberts veneer works, at Martindale and Hill avenues, was totally destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon at 1 o'clock. The loss Is estimated at $35,000. The fire got a good start on account of the weak water pressure and the department found it necessary to attach hose to the water plugs to Increase the pressure. The building was a long one-story-and-a-half frame affuir with metal roof and brick additkMta on the south and east sides. The fire started in a small stockroom In a part called the dry kiln and spread rapidly to the roof, the flanges enveloping the en tire structure in fifteen minutes. John Roberts, a member of the firm, said that the department responded tjuickly, but that the low water pressure allowed the flames to get a good start, as the water did not come for fully five minutes after the lines were laid. A high wind and the inflammable material of the plant caused the flames to reduce to a mass of ruins the entire plant with the exception of the stock building, which is separait from the main plant. The owners of the plant, John Roberts and J. M. lally, have operated it for two years and about $2S,0u0 insurance was car ried in the Gregory & Appel agency. Mf. Lilly Is at present in Europe. The companies carrying risks on the veneer works are as follows: On Buildings and Machinery. Citisens, of St. Jxmis $1,000 German, of Indianapolis 1,000 American, of Newark 1,000 Rorhester German 1,700 New York Underwriters' 1,000 On Stock. German American, of New York 1,000 Fireman's, of Baltimore 1,000 Allemania, of Pittsburg 600 Western, of Toronto 1,000 This list does not include the warehouse insurance. DEAD MAN IS IDENTIFIED MERLE "WRIGHT CAME TO THE CITY FROM DENVER, I.D. There Seems to Be No Doubt Now that He Was Murdered Near . Brookside Park. The man who was found in the bushes at Brooksiue Park early Sunday morning in a dying condition and died a few hours later at the City Hospital, was identified yester day morning as Merle Wright, of Denver, Ind., but his death is still shrouded In mys tery as far as the police department is con cerned. Wright for the last year had been em ployed as a clerk In the grocery store of Jacob Beibinger at Illinois and Thirty eighth streets, and wa? known as an ex emplary young man in every respect. From the clews gathered so far by the po lice It is thought that Wright was the vic tim of a jealous wrath. It is thought that the trouble which resulted In his death originated from the attentions paid to a certain young woman with whom he was seen early Saturday night. Every detail from the finding of the body in the bushes by little Oscar Simms to the examination held in the evening by Deputy Coroner Gels leaves no doubt in the minds of the police that a crime was committed and by a man. The suieida theorv was early exploded and the bottle, supposed to have contained laudanum, which was found near the body. Is evidence that Wright was drugged before being taken to the lonely spot where he was found. Dr. Gels, who is making h: analysis of the stomach of the man, sold last night that ho waf unable at the present time to state whether the stomach contained any poison or not. but in his opinion the man dWd from hemorrhage of the stomach oaused by a kick or a blow rather than from the ef fects of any poison. It was learned last night that Wright was with a young woman on Saturday night and -ariv in the morning several suspicious looking characters were seen in the neigh borhood of where the body was found, but who ihi-y were is not now known. Detectives Lancaster and Kurtz were as signed to the case and say that they have succeeded in gathering considerable evi dence, but are of opinion that It will be several days bei ore any arrests will be made. They hav made considerable head way, however, and are positive that they will be able to unravel the mystery before many days. V Superintendent Tafte said yesterday that no effort would be spared in the case. He is convinced that the death of Wright was a plain case of murder. C. E. Wright, father of the murdered man. arrived in the city last night at 10 oAiloek and the bony, which had been in the hands of Tutewiler's undertaking es tablishment, will be shipped to Denver for Purin 1 to-day. LOUISA LOST HER TICKET SHE HAD BEEN ORDERED TO RE TIRN TO EFFINGHAM. ILL. When Found She Was Drunk, and Ly ing on the Porch of a River Houseboat. Louisa Connely, of Effingham, 111.. who was discharged from the Poli- a Court last Sat urday on condition that she leave the city, was arrested yesterday afternoon by Bi c .-lernen Askins and Duncan and locked up at the police station on a charge of be ing three times drunk in as many days. She was found lying on the porch of a houseboat in the White river near the plant of the White River Sand Company early in the day, and it was supposed at firt that she had taken poison. The City Dispensary ambulance, in charge of Drs. Crockett and Seaton, made a fast run to the river home and in a moment saw that she was suffer ing from overstimulation caused by drink ing too much whisky. At that time the bicycle police arrived and at once recog nized their old friend. The ambulance was for the once turned into a patrol wagon and the woman was hauled to the police station in grand style by the dispensary doctors. She told the matron, when asked why she did not leave the town when given a chance by the judge, that she had lost her ticket to Effingham, and not having enough money to buy another got drunk. BROUGHT BACK BURGLAR DETECTIVE MANNING GOT HOMER LAKE AT LOC1SV1LLE. He Admitted that He Had Robbed Sev eral Residences on the "North Side Before Quitting Town. Homer Lake, colored, 408 East Tenth street, who was responsible for numerous burglaries on North Illinois and North Meridian streets, was arrested by Detec tive Manning at Louisville and returned to the city last night. Detective Manning went to Jeffersonville Monday morning in charge of John Young, convicted of murder, and Joe Tucker, a convicted chicken thief. After he had de livered the men to the warden, he went over to Louisville, where the chief of po lice of that city informed him that they had a prisoner there from Indianapolis who refused to talk. When seen by the de tective he admitted that he was from this City and that he had committed crimes here. A number of watches, hlnasipliui and pocketbooks were recovered, which Iake said had been taken from residences on North Meridian and Illinois streets and from the Manhattan flats. MAN HORRIBLY BURNED HERBERT WHITMORE SEARED WITH RED-HOT METAL. The Accident Occurred at Drop Forge Company's Plant Whit mure May Not Recover. Herbert Whitmore, an employe of the In dianapolis Drop Forge Company, was pain fully and probably fatallv injured while at his work yesterday afternoon. He was taken to his home at 1302 South Sheffield street in a carriage and the doctor who at tended him said last night that he had little hope for his recovery. Whitmore was engaged in welding two large pieces of iron together on a welding machine and had placed the pieces of red hot metal, weighing about sixty pounds each, in the machine, when the tongs with which he was holding the upper piece slipped and the motion of the machine threw the pieces of iron on him. The red hot billets struck him in the abdomen and burned through his scanUclothlng and deep into the flesh almost before he realized his predicament. His suffering was so intense that he faintei from the pain and later breame urconscious, remaining in that con dition until early this morning, when he regained consciousness for a short time. While there is a chance for recovery, it is the opinion of the doctor that the burns are too serious to permit it. The authorities oJthe drop forge company said that the affairas one of tho.se acci dents for which no one in particular was accountable and regret the occurrence very deeply. WHOLEFAMILY IN WATER MRS. PRATT AND HER DAI tiHTERS WENT TO BOY'S RESCTE. Young Scion of the House of Pratt Tumbled Into the River at River side, Causing CouHternation. Riverside Park's atmosphere of gayety and lively picnic parties, and throngs of golfers was unceremoniously disturbed yes terday afternoon about l':30 o'clock by th-? plunging of an entire family into the water after a boy. Mrs. G. C. Pratt, of UM North New Jersey street, and her family of two daughters and a six-year-old son, Charley, had gOSM to the park for an outing. The boy, with the true instinct of a youthful explorer, was playing on an old raft that floated between the boat and bridge. His mother had tried for over an hour to get the child off the lumber, but he" kept on. In a short time a splash and a yell an nounced that young Charles had fallen into the water, which is about four feet deep at that place. Immediately an older sister dived after the boy and Mrs. Pratt, thinking more aid wag needed, grabbed a ! daughter who is about tn years old and j leapt after her other two children, who bv this time were struggling In the water. About this lime matters lost their humorous appearance and took on a more serious aa pect. But despit-:- it all the situation of an entire family being in water after a little child six years old was ludicrous in the extreme, and the spectators, of whom a lar?e number gathered, were compelled to smil' . In a very brie? space of timek that no doubt seemed ages to the members of th I Pratt household, who were scrambling I about in the water of White river, the en gineer of the boat and some other men I succeeded In rescuing the Pratt familv. Mrs. I'ratt appeared very anxious that nothing! oe sata aoout tne mcioent ror rear the newspaper? would find it out, and she also found fault with the men for not trying to get her out sooner because, ahe said, she was afraid she would faint. AMI Famous Band WITH Al Tliey vill make you amoi?eraira TOMLIXSON HALL Wr o el ti 3 & cl i - Evening, Jil- 1223 Seata on Sale at Huder'a Drug Store, corner Penn. and Wash. Sta. AMI SEME. vi s. At INDIANAPOLIS MONDAY, JULY Grandest, Greatest, Purest, Fairest Amusement Enterprise on Earth Three Rings. Two Ftig?, Half-mile Race Track, Scores of Original Features, One Hun died Phenomenal Acts. 3 Clowns. 20 Hurricane Races, 10,000 Scat. One Million Dollar Menag erie of 60 Dens, Droves of Camels, Herds of Klei hints. Splendid in Organit ation. Magnif icent in Presentation. THE WORLD'S BEST CIRCUS TALENT America's UreateNt Performers. Ku rone's Greatest Performers. A .omplish- ing the most novel, unique tiul ensational feats of angelic grace and h izardous daring ever at tempted. A Continuous Display of Marvelous Performances Ly a Mighty Congress of Original Notables, most of whom are seen this beason for the FIRST TIME IN AMERICA. TRAINED ANIMALS In New and Novel Acts. Exhibiting the brains of beasts and patience of man; including Ed ucated Seals and S-ja Lions. Elephants, Baboons, Dulls, Monkeys, Dogs. Goats, Pigs. Donkeys. The tirand Street Pageant A unique combination of Glorious Street Car nival. Spectacular Strcot Fair, a Zoological IMs play, iiorse Fair und Glittering Pageant. ire jb All This Week B. Begue, Baritone; Miss Marie Valdez, Contralto; Miss Louise Brehany. and Odendorfs FAIR BANK CONCERT BAND 3 Musicians. 10 Soloists. Chance of pro gramme nightly. Admission Cents. Letter to DR. HENRY JAMESON, Indianapolis, lud. Dear Sir: For your house, no matt r what's the matter with it it isn't human you know a prescription : Devoe Ready Paint. Apply with a brush, from one to three coats get a painter to do it. You know what the color and drver are for; do you know what the lead and sine and oil are for? Not being a painter, you may not choose to know; but we'll tell you. Lead and zinc and oil combine to form a rubbery waterproof coat to keep out damp ness. That's the whole business. The oil would not do it aione; lead and oil would do it without the zinc; zinc and oil without the lead; but the tliree together are best, because they wear beat. We say to you, "get a painter," as we'd say to him "get a doctor" every man to his trade. Can't all be painters and doc tors; don't want Uk You will be more successful in a prosper ous looking house; and be in good health. Take care of one another. Yours truly. F. W. DEVOE & CO. P. S. L-illy & Stalnaker sell Devoe Paint. it i You can't brng up your family properly with poor plumbing In the house. Granted that you have no leaks, with tbelr noisome erfects,stllt y.u are inlying a great big thing if you have not a fine 3ath Tub especially in summer. We supply A I Bath Tubs aud. every other thing connected with plumblnjr. Akk us for estimates. C. ANBSHAENSEI & CO. The Plumbers" Nos. 29-33 East Ohio Street. Furniture, Carpets Stoves W. II. MlCvSSIvXGK P 201 East Washington Street. Mrs. Frances f rane Dead. Mrs. Frances Ciane died yesterday at the residence of her nic-ce. Mrs. Moses Slsco. S03 Jackson street, from the effects of old age. Mrs. Crane as eighty-four years old and for the last yt. tr or so resided in this city with her niece, but her home was In New York. The body was placed in the hands of Ruesuale & Co. for burial and tire funeral will be held from the residence of Mrs. Slsco to-morrow afternoon. Dr. C R. Hood, of the Wlllouajhby. has srona to !)r,vyr tcxr a tea wtwtka' vmuttldiv 27 s "v HKMEN1 S. THE Mos IF Your paper is not delivered to you regu larly and early enough in the morning, be so kind as to notify us, that we may remedy the faulL IF It should miss delivery, a telephone message will bring you a copy within half an hour. Both phones 238 aud 86. Sole Agency for tbe Famous S TBINWAY And other high-grade Pianos. Low Priesa. Easy Terms. PEARSON'S PIANO HOUSE INDIANAPOLIS. IND. UNDER THE OLD PEAR TREES At 308 East Ohio St. Is whD I sin sboarlag some ot the Utest oorel ties In HIGH GRADE VEHICLES. C cutis and inspect them and gprloes. A. J. JOHR, Agent. Klondike Refrigerators and Ice Boies ARE ICE SAVERS. WILL IG' S FURNITURE STORE, 111 West Washington Street Tbe only nourishment the 1'vps now seems to prefer Is the yolk of an egg mixed with Marsala. Frank h. Carter has Just received, through the Indianapolis Custom House H2 GALLONS MARSALA WIN. ELECTRIC MOTORS FAIRBANKS. MORSE & CO. 140-142 S Meridian St , Indianapolis. Pictures, Brica-Brac AT BAROAfN PRICES W. H. ROLL'S SONS 203 E. WASHINGTON ST. EXGRAVING Visiting Cards. Wedding Invitations. Moth cgrams, embossed in an color, and ths newest things in Stationery, at THE SENTINEL PRINTING CO.. Wemt Market Street. SELLERS, Tbe Dentists Lombard Building SECOND FLOOR, 24: East Washington Street. v Opposite Stevenson Building i:OtC ATIO AL. BvcRiMb'3 mm USINESS COLLEGE Ffcones .254. Koaamcat Plsce. Fire times largest in this state; second largest In the world: half rate for short time to mate It a nres toy osi t ion s secured. Call, phone or write II. D. Varies. E-tat bupt. Public Instm. Pres. HOWE MILITARY SCHOOL, LIM A, INDIANA. l'repare thoroughly for College, K heul. ' or Butires. Best advantages at eiutc exueusr. Manual traininc Elective.) sonal atttntlcn given to each boy. Pine athwic field and beautiful Lakes. References to Indian atoll patrons. For illustrated catalogue address Rev. T. H. MCKENZIE. Rector "Indianapolis Conservatory of Masic- KUGAR M. CAWLÜY, Director. 509 Horth Illinois Street, Indianapolis. Ind. Day aa well as boarding ttudent mar entsr at any time throughout the entire year. Fall term onen Wednesday. Sept. I. SEND FOR CATALOGUE. Uubov Iball School for (Strls INDIANAPOLIS, IND. Boarding an 1 Day School. College Prepar atory Jt nerai Course. Intermediate, lrt mary and Kindergarten Departments. Bpecial Courses le Music and Voire Cul'ur. Native French and German Teachers. Gym- naidum. BitU Study in all Department. Houehold Science. Privat grounds for Ten nis, Basket Ball and otb. r out-door sports. nd for Year Book. MISS KREDON1A ALLEN. Ph. B Prln clial. C'rnHl l"nl itt REV. J. Cl'MMLNG SMITH. D. D.. CLASSICAL SCHOOL 22(1 year opens Sept. 23 1903. Complete equipment for oollogt preparatory and academic work. Reparate buildings for school and residence. PhysK-al ind laboratories, gymnasium and moel kitchen lor household science. For year book address the Ptlrdpal. MRS. MAY WRIGHT SEWALL, M. L. A. M. 633 N. Pennsylvania St. Iiaianapo'is, ins. St MMI H Kl.MiH'l . THE CARLSBAD OF AMERICA The new West Baden Springs Moiel. at West Uautn. lue. ou ih Mono a K. K. !.. ui in the wciJJ open tbioi j ear. Cost. ith lu-nigsUssfSJMalvV can and European plan Contains .SI vtttn pi l ute baths and all saeSsra tunTI Absolutely fireproof. THE ' NLY FIUEPK.F HOTEL IN HALEN FRENCH LU K VALLEY. Physicians prescribe. Wrai Baun atsts the l:t curative agents Idvb toe mil s.ilssa of lb stomach, liver and kidneys. In Edma rnfun.uiism ana munwi iun f.. par ticulars address WEST BAUEN SIM. NUS CO.. West Baden. Ind. 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