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WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 183J. , Xgj TTII XTfl ()AQ DAILY ESTABLISHED 1S0O. I viJLj. JL.J.11. JNC I. -UJ. INDIANAPOLIS, WEDNESDAY MORNING, JULY 22, 1903-TEN PAGES. PRICE 2 CENTS. ! ON FAILWAT TRAIN! FIVE CENT. PRONOUNCED DEAD POPE LEO FORMALLY MM LA RED TO HAVE PASSED A WAV. Solemn Ceremony In the Vntlcnn Con dot ted by ardloal Orrglla. Dean of the Snored College. HISTOKIC RING REMOVED FISHERMAN'S EMBLEM TAKEX FROM THE DEAD PONTIFF'S FIGER. Body Embalmed and Prepared for Lying In Stnte In St. Peter's Cathedral. CONFERENCE OF CARDINALS MGR. MERRY DEL VAL CHOSE TO SlCCEED VOLPIM. Will Be Secretary of the Conaiatorial CoBfrfgatlon Scene In nnd Aronnd the Vntlcnn. ROME. July 21. -The body of Leo XIII lies to-night In the hall of the throneroom a few steps rom the room in which his death took place. The same vestments, the Comauro hood, the rochet and white gown which were put on yesterday, cover the form which rests in semi-state, sur rounded by the lighted candles, the noble guard and Franciscan penitentiaries. To-morrow morning the diplomatic body, the high dignitaries and the Roman aris tocracy will enter the hall to pay tfieir tributes of respect to al! that remains of the Pope, who won the respect and affection of th world. In the afternoon the body will be rrayed In all the glory of the pontifical robes, the miter replacing the hood, and at sunset it will be taken into the chapel of the sacrament of St. Peter's, where for three days, commencing Friday, the public will be given an opportunity of paying a last farewell. The interment will occur Saturday even'ng. To-day was notable for the impressive ceremonial of the recognition of the death of the Pope, which occurred in the morn ing In the chamber in which he died. Thereafter only those were admitted who were concerned in the embalming of the body, an operation which occupied six hours. Meantime the authorities of the Vatican proceeded with the preparations for the funeral and the conclave and the acknowledgment oi the condolences which had been received. Among the latter was a notabh? message from the (jerman Em peror. WORK OF THE EMBALMERS. The embalming of the Pope's body began at 4:40 p. m. in the Tronetto Hall (little throne room , and was performed by Dr. Lapponi, assisted by his son. Dr. Ouido and the four physicians of the apostolic palace, ( besides the doctor of the Swiss guard. The body was carefully washed and then the doctors proceeded with the anatomic search of the arteries, into which was in jected a disinfectant for preventing decom position. They then proceeded to make an Injection in the parenchyma, waiting after wards some time for the diffusion of the fluid throughout the body. Then began the dissection of the corpse with an incision made in the chest bone, beginning in the center but a little to the left, so as to end at the external left margin of the chest bone, thus laying bare the thorax, which was afterward opened. This was followed by tying all the arteries-, which in that part of the body are in communication with the remainder of the organism, and extracting afterwards the viscera of the thorax. Dr. Lapponi then made a prolonged cut down, extracting the abdominal viscera, which was washed, disinfected and put in an en ameled earthen urn to be deposited in the crypt of St. Peters, instead of in the Church of 8t. Vincent Anastasius, as was done be fore 1870, when the transportation of the urn was a public ceremony, the procession passing through the streets. Throughout the day the Vaticau was surrounded by crowds, which increased to ward night. Several thousand entered St. Peter's at vespers and joined In prayers for the departed. Among these were many Italian officers, whose troops, shortly after unset, were marched from the Vatican back to their barracks. At no tfme had their services been needed. It is not the custom in Italy to wear the conventional emblems of mourning, and hence the crowd which. In consequence of the closing of raauy placea of business, wanders the streets to night has more the appearance of an aim less holiday-making throng than one sor rowing for the death of the Pope. FLOCKED TO VESPERS. Into nearly all the churches, however, hundreds not often seen ;n places of de votion, flocked to vespers to say a hurried prayer. Afterward they loitered outside reading the deep black-edged proclamations of Cardinal Respighi. the vicar of Rome, concerning the genera'l arrangements, the meeting of the conclave and the church ceremonials. The quiet of the evening was broken by a chorus such as he world has seldom heard. On the stroke of 8 all of Rome's 400 churches commenced .o toll bells for the pasting of the soul of Leo XIII. From the seven hills and from every quarter of the city which contained churches came the constant clang until all was one vast reverberation. The harsh Jingie of the smaller chapel bells striking quickly and oftem-r was not drowned by the solemn strokes that came in mourning measure from the great dome of St. Peter's. It was as if a great fire raged and every bell in Rome we; vying with every other in anxiety to wnrn the populace Except in its comm..,, motive and common sorrow it was an amazing discord, which continued an hour ,nd which will recur nightly until the obsequies are over. Cardinal Oreglia. dean cf the Sacred Col lege, to-day called together his colleagues for the first time to take part in a formal conference The cardinals who were ab sent from Rome at the time of the Pope's death are arriving here from all directions Cardinal Gibbon is expected on Wednes day morning. MTRKY DEL VAL TO BE A CARDINAL At the conference to-day Mon.slgnor Mer ry del Val. the rirat apostolic delegate to Canada, was provisionally appointed sec retary of the conslstorlal congregation, re placing the late Mgr. Volpini. This prob ably will be followed by making the pro visional appointment permanent. The po sition of secretary of the conststoria! con gregation has additional importance, since it will lead to the nomination of Mgr. Merry del Val card Inn I by the new Pope. Dr. Lapponi now fixes the precise hour of the Pope s death at 4:06. The fact was immediately communicated to the Associ ated Press, but under the rule which re quires that two hours shall elapse after the doctors pronounce life extinct before th. lean onth- Saered College shall offi clallv announce the death, the telegraph office was unable to forward the message at once. It left Rome on one of the nineteen wires working from that city to Paris about 6 o'clock local time (12 o'clock noon New York time.) The Italian government has given orders to the railroad officials that cardinals com ing to Rome for the conclave shall be con sidered princes of the blood and have re served compartments or saloon cars placed at their disposal from the frontier. In ad dition instructions have been given to all the government authorities to put them selves at the disposal of the cardinals if they are requested to do so, and to leave nothing undone for their accommodation TOUCHING SCENE There was a touching scene at the Vati can this morning when the nephews of Leo with their families, entered the death cham ber to take a last farewell look of their uncle for whom they had an intense reves ence. The elders were dressed in black and the children in white. As they entered, the younger children, awe-struck and fright ened, began to cry at this, their first ac quaintance with death, but the beauty of the scene soon quieted them and they eSnatS weep. The little party advanced on tiptoe and circling around the bed. fell on their knees aad joined in the prayers of the penitentiaries. The whiteness of the children's gowns added a pleasing note to the rather highly colored scene. Presently the visitors arose and slowly filed past the bed. kneeling to kiss the dead hand as they passed. Count Camillo, one of the nephews who knew him best, accompanying him al ways when he went into the gardens of the Vatican, was quite overcome, more so, in CONTINUEDÖT PAGE 7. COL. L) CLERK STEALS $300,000 ! ISES EMPLOYERS MOSEY I BIG REAL-ESTATE SPECULATIONS. Bnya Much Land and Finances n Man ufactnring Suburb In Hopea of Realising Quick Profits. BUFFALO. N. Y.. July 21. A defalcation already aggregating $300,000 and likely to be increased to a larger amount when all the facte are known, has been uncovered in this city. The alleged defaulter is a confidential clrk and trustee bookkeeper in the office of one of the wealthiest law firms in this ! city, and is under thirty years old. Shrewd real estate men, bankers and lawyers un knowingly helped him to carry out his schemes. One of the transactions alone was on a stupendous scale. It Involved the buying up of a tract of land 2,000 feet long In the Elmwood district, one of the finest sections of the city, and converting It into a parkway. The clerk's employers havo known cf his operations for some time. It is said that he confessed when confronted but was willing to make restitution. A desire to straighten out the firm's affairs and to cave as much as possible of the money involved has caused the firm to stay he hand of th law. A "fake"' mortgage for a large sum brought the matter to light. None of th- firm's money was squan dered It was invested in legitimate business enterprises ostensibly for "an Eastern capitalist." A manufacturing suburb, it is alleged, was financed with the firm's money by ths clerk, who hoped to realize quick profits and feturn the money. DESPERATE PISTOL DUEL Q, VARREL RESULTED OVER POKER GAME, ONE MAN LOSING, Three Persona Severely Wounded. One Being n Schoolboy Soldiers Made the Arreata. JACKSON. Ky., July 21. In a desperate pistol duel at Cave Run schoolhouse, three miles east of Jackson, this morning, three were severely hurt. James and , William Barrett and Jack Howard and his fourteen-year-old son were the principals. A bullet from James Barrett's pistol lodged in the abdomen of James Vires, aged twelve, who was sitting at his desk in the schoolhouse. Mack Howard was shot in -the arm and his elbow shattered. James Barrett was shot in the head with buckshot and his skull fractured. The civil authorities declined to take ac tion, and two details of soldiers from here were sent to make the arrests. Captain Foley's posse arrested the Howards, and details under Captain McLeod overtook the Barretts seven miles from the scene cf the shooting. Mack Howard was too seriously hurt to be brought fu town, but the others an re landed in jail here. James Barrett is a mulatto, but so light as to often pass for a white man. He admitted shooting twelve men and one woman, and of tbsae two died. For one killing he was acquitted, and far the other given one year in the pen itentiary, being pardoned last April. Mack Howard Is paralyzed from the waist down from being shot in a tight four years ago. Iast night Howard and James Barrett played poker in Jackson, and Barrett won Howard's money and accepted his pistol as a pawn for $10. Howard followed him to the scene of the shooting In an attempt, he says, to redeem the weapon. Barrett claimed the pistol was bought outright. Howard borrowed a gun. and his son had a pistol. The Barretts had revolvers, and several shots were fired. The schoolboy may recover, but the two men are fatally wounded. m Fntnl Unlit Over lard Gnme. MORGAN-TOWN. W. Va . July 21-As a result of a free-for-all fight over cards at Opeliska, this county, last night. Tom Car ter was killed outright. Charles Lewis was mortally bounded and William Jensen ana H'-nry Horner seriously wounded. All are negroes in the employ of the contracting firm building the lock and dam on the Mo nongahela river at Opelika. The shooting, it is said, was done by Robert Hyer. also a negro, who made his escape and has not yet been captured. WILL APPEAL TO PRESIDENT. Bnokblndera Oppnue the Relnntnte- ment of W. A. Miller. WASHINGTON. July 'l .-Th- ease of W. A. Miller, assistant foreman in the bindery of the Government Printing Office, who was removed from offi l a use he was ex pelled from the Bookbinders' Tnion. and who was reassigned to duty, came up to night at a meeting of the union, at arnica about nM) members were present. After a session held behind closed doors. President Barrett of the union announced that to morrow a statement of the case from the union standpoint would be made. A copy of this will be furnished to the President, to Secretary C'ortelyou. to the Civll-servlce Commission and to Public Printer Palmer. Mr. Barrett said that the paper would show that the position of the Bookbinders I In ton was correct In tne present case and ; that the reinstatement of Miller would cause d.-'-ui'd. AND THE LATEST FOUGHT DAY AND NIGHT SANGUINARY ENGAGEMENT AT CIL" DAD BOLIVAR, VENEZUELA. Government Troops Realated Desper ately by the Rebels. Many of Whom Vi ere Slaughtered. CITY FINALLY CAPTURED HUNDREDS OF DEAD IN STREETS AD BE HUND BARRICADES. Women and Children Forced to Leave Their Hnmea, Amid Shorrera of Shot and Shell, and Seek Snfety. CARACAS, Venezuela, July 21. A mes senger who has arrived here by steamer and train from Ciudad Bolivar reports that the city was aptured by the government troops at 8 o'clock this morning. SOLEDAD, Venezuela, July 20 (Delayed in Transmission) Since the last dispatch was sent, at 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon, the battle between the revolutionary forces at Ciudad Bolivar and the Venezuelan govern ment army commanded by General Romez has raged madly. Block after block was disputed, the government troops entering the city slowly. All the houses had been barri caded and the revolutionists had been forced from flat roofs called aZotas. When the revolutionists finally abandoned the houses, after having taken all that could be used for barricades or to otherwise stop the ad vance of the government troops, they were immediately occupied by the government soldiers, who bored big holes into them so as to communicate with the next house. They now look as If they had been struck by a cyclone. At 7 o'clock In the evening the govern ment forces, which were advancing from all directions, arrived near the center of Ciudad Bolivar. For two hours previously firing had diminished, but it was renewed with more vigor at 10 o'clock at night, and illum inated the sky. AMID SHOT AND SHELL. At 3 o'clock in the morning, when the in habitants of the commercial and foreign part of the city, near the Alameda, saw the advance of the government troops, they abandoned their homes and sought refuge in other parts of the city, crossing the streets amidst a shower of bullets and shells, the women carrying their children, the strong helping the weak. Many men, in trying to help the women, fell, struck by bullets. In the midlle of the streets, what with the firing, the yells of the wounded and the crying of the women and children, a terrible scene was witnessed, bad enough to disgust anybody forever with civil war. At 8 o'clock this morning, the government generals having formed a junction of their forces north and south, and having received further supplies of ammunition, decided to push the attack on the center of the city. At 9 o'clock the government troops had ( aptured the north side of the Alameda, the public park of Ciudad Bolivar, which had been defended by a double row of barri cades. Behind one of thes.- were found more than thirty dead soldiers lying on top of each other, while wounded men were seen on all sides. At 10 o'clock the government commanders, seeing that only the artillery could make a breach in the barricades of the Alameda, ordered twelve guns to open fire on them and at the same time the fleet, which had changed its artchorage so as to bring its guns to bear effectively on the city, opeued fire. The soldiers on both sides havaj had no food for two days, no ambulances are be ing used, and yet the fighting continues. On Monday at 4 p. m. the advance of the government troops had reached the palace. The old customs house and water works have been taken. The Dalton Mock, the property of the United States consul, where all the lending German and French firms reside, is now being attacked. All the de feated revolutionists have concentrated. It is estimated that more than 200 men have been killed in that vicinity. The artillery of the revolutionists is fiercely replying to the attack of the Meet. For two hours past the fleet has been shelling L. azol da. which has suffered ter ribly. The Capital is still In possession of the revolutionists, but the complete suc cess of the government forces is assured. SCENE OF CARNAGE. The fight from 1 o'clock this afternoon has been horrible and at this hour the only places which still resist the onset of the government troops are the Jail and capltol. Early in the afternoon the government troops, which received all the reinforce ments available, together with ammunition and Tho numbered in all 5,200 men, were ordered to make a general attack upon ail positions id ill held by the rebels. At 5 o'clock this afternoon the "Zamora." aallad thu Scbaatoixd of Ciudad Bolivar. IS A MAN WHO HASN'T SPOKEN FOR EIGHTEEN YEARS. GuLtHy YEAR'S ' I -caiam.ty' Wmfm -1 1ky, ei re,; Jkf "f'M- was stormed and captured. Ninety-four dead rebels were found inside, among them being General Azanza. one of the revolu tiqnary leaders, whose head had been blown off by a shell. It is impossible to render an idea of the carnage which oc curred at this point. At the same time General Rivas, General Gomez's chief lieutenant, with 2.300 men. succeeded in destroying a barricade erected around the Miranda plaza, the key to the capltol. where all the survivors of the revolution were concentrated. All the roads and streets running into the capltol art guarded by government troops and the escape of the revolutionists after the cap ture of the capltol. which is inevitable, seems impossible. They must either sur render or die. At 7 o'clock to-night the custom bouse was taken after a ten hours' right. The Associated Press representative counted sixty killed as a result of this fight. The Dalton block, where the American con sulate and most of the foreign business houses are located, was captured at 5 o'clock. The revolutionists are without pro visions and water, the supply pipe having been cut yesterday. Their situation is con sidered desperate and hopeless. The shops are being pillaged. BEAKS HAID MARKET AND MAKE NEW LOW RECORDS ON THE STOCK EXCHANGE. They Pound United States Steel Cor poration Shnrea Severely nnd Hit Other Securities Hard. UNEASINESS AT NEW YORK EFFECT OF THE SHARP DECLINE IN STEEL STOCKS IS FEARED. Loaaea Ranging from 15 Polnta Dosn to 1 Low Level In Severnl Rail way Securities. NEW YORK. July 21.-Bear attacks, coupled with further forced liquidation, re sulted in a new low level for a number of securities In to-day's stock market. De clines ranged from 15 points to 3, white some of the better grade stocks showed losses of a point or more. Railway shares of the better class were moderately firm but in little demand, but there was no evidence of "bargain buying" in these issues. The attack on prices began at the open ing and was continued at more or less reg ular intervals throughout the day. In fact, the lowest prices for some issues came al most at the close. The United States Steel shares were most severely pounded, with net losses of '1 and 3s In the common and preferred, re spectively. Sales of these stocks aggre gated over 186.O0O shares, over 132,000 snare of common changing hands. Trading in the Steel stocks comprised considerably more than one-rlfth of the day's business. Steel common closed at Ü2, a low record figure, while the preferred stock touched To. Besides the Steel issues the lowest prices ever ieiorded were scored by Tennessee Coal and Iron, Colorado Fuel and Iron, Republic Iron and Steel preferred, United States Realty and irginia-Carolina Chem ical. In the railway group there were new low records In Rock Island common and pre ferred, Kansas & Texas preferred. Chicago Terminal, Colorado v Southern issues. Lake Erie & Western preferred, Brooklyn Rapid Transit. Metropolitan Street-railway, Pa cific Coast and Peoria & Eastern. There was the usual large crop of ru mors, but nothing definite could be learned. At some of the banks which have close Wall-street relations it was said that a number of loans had been called. .Much of to-day's selling was for out of town account. The West was again a very heavy seller, the gossips declaring that a prominent St. Louis interest had been torced to sell out a line of 40.000 shares. The day was not without some news of a favorable character. Erie dir. m tors in creased the rate of dividend on the first pre ferred to a 4 per cent, basis, and the quar terly report ot the Tennessee Coal Company showed a surplus increase of over $üuu,ooo, with an increase of almost $900.000 for the half year. In spite of this the stock was among the weakest in the list. The steady decline in the Steel stocks created great uneasinesa. Steel Production of a Year. H ARRISBl'RG, Pa.. July 21. -In the re port made public to-day by the Bureau of Industrial Statistics, the production of steel in Pennsylvania in V.ri compared with K; Is as follows: Production 9c, S.511.1U6 tons, against a production In 16 of 3.34Ö.5J9 gross ton-, a gain of 154.4 per cent. The tonnage Is made up as follows: Bessemer, 4, 20. 354 tons; open hearth basic and acid. 4.220,279 tons, and crucible and other processes, S2.5Ö tons. The capital invested in plants producing a rolled product in 1K whs $123.1.317. which has increase! i0 $47,b7t 'ds in 1902, a gain of per cenL JOHN R.WILSON'SBRAIN IT IS THE POWER THAT DIRECTS KEACH'S MOVEMENTS. The Renson for HIa Aetlvlty la Found in the Declaration that He Haa High Ambitions. AFTER T. -TAGGART'S PLACE HE WANTS TO BE NATIONAL COM MITTEEMAN FOR INDIANA. James Leroy Keach Overcomes His Peevishness, hut Refuses to Give the Journal Deaired Information. To the overwhelming ambition of John R. Wilson to wrest the position as the In diana Democratic national committeeman from Thomas Taggart, and to cut a figure in national politics as the real power in the party in this State, may be ascribed the situation in the present Democratic munici pal campaign that is waxing fast and furi ous. To accomplish his purpose Mr. Wil son made his first move to gain control of the party machinery in Indianapolis and Marion county. If he can control the Marion county delegation In the next state convention he can with reason hope to dic tate the men the Indiana Democracy will send to the next national convention, and if he can do this, of course he can be made national committeeman to succeed Mr. Tag gart. Thus, with a meteoric rush, he ex pects to land on top of the heap iu Indiana, a position from which he hopes to ascend to still greater heights. Mr. Wilson's first move in this game was to bring out James Leroy Keach for chair man of the Democratic city committee. He was successful. Now, under his direction, Mr. Keach is building him a machine that will be the strongest organization ever formed in a political party in Indiana. The machine will nominate John W. Holts man for mayor. Then it will be a com paratively easy matter to extend the ma chine to the county. The State Is a larger problem, but the element that is at present in control of the State organization is in sympathy with the Wilson following, and it should not be a difficult matter to over come the opposition that the Bryanites and the Indiana Jefferson League will put up. KEACH'S BACKERS. This information does not come from Mr. Wilson, nor from Mr. Keach, It is needless to state, but there is abundant evidence to substantiate it. It has been known for some time that Mr. Wilson and Sterling R. Holt were two of the strongest backers of Keach. It is not reasonable to conclude that their interest in Keach was wholly unselfish. Mr. Wilson is in close touch with Eastern Democrats, the element in the party known as the "reorgauizers." He is one of the Indianapolis Democrats who could not indorse Bryan and the Chi cago and Kansas City platforms and there were about 500 others like him whom the lir.-t-last-and-all-the-time Democrats desig nate as the bolters. The bolters are not in the majority in Indiana, but they are displaying surprising strength in controlling the party machinery, and may be able to deliver Indiana to the "reorganizers" In the approaching national convention. The Sentinel and the News are en rap port with this movenv nt. It is pointed out by Democrats who profess to see which way the wind is blowing. The animus of the Nes is two-told to assist the "reor ganizers" in gaining control of the parts in the State a. d in the country as a whole, ami to defeat Mayor Book waiter foi re election. A Democrat who is neither a Keach Holtzm..n nor i McCullough Democrat just a plain . Democrat in discussing the situa tion said l.i.-t night: It is very plain how this thing has been framed up. The bolters stand together as one man in the deal. The leaders have other things in common besides iolitiral beliefs. Th re's John R. Wilson and Louis Howland. one of the editors of the News, and Jake Dunn, of the Sentinel -they're thicker than peas in a pod. They're all lit erary, you know, and they get together up at the University 'hib. oa somewhere . i.-. . and talk about Homer and Dante and a lot of those fellows who haven't been running for office lately, and then they get around to local affairs and lay their plan and make th- it a,;re. ments. Of course the NatM wants to bat Bookwalter. It's in a position where it's got to beat him or Its power wdl be broken for all time to come." KEACH- NOT l'HEVlSH. The Journal approached Mr Czar Keach by long-distance telephone last night as a ' .t discretionary move, and found him in a sur prisingly good humor, full of mirth and chuckles. "Hello. Mr. Keach. This is the Journal." "The Journal?" came the reply, In a far away, questioning tone. "The Journal let s see yes, I've heard of the Journal." Ana then Mr. Keach laughed a big. hearty laugh such as It is good to hear. "Well, what can I do for you?" "The afternoon papers publish a list of several committeemen that the McCullough people say were removed hy you. Is the list correct as far as It goes Mr. Keach?" "Well, now, I haven't read the papers." answered the czar, and again he laughed. "I've quit reading the papers. Haven't read a paper for ten days.' And once more the czar laughed. This time his Joke ap pealed to him so strongly that his mirth evidently overcame him. for between guf faws he gasped, "Good-bye," and hung up his receiver. Keach has given out no names of precinct committeemen he has removed in further ance of his plan to force Holtzman's nomi nation, according to the other mayoralty candidates, but a partial list was compiled by the McCullough forces yesterday. It in cludes the following changes: Seventh ward L. W. Plogstreth removed and Charles Nieman appointed, reason as signed, 'cannge recommended by ward committeeman." Frank Beadle removed and C. G. F. Meyers appointed; reason, "didn't come to city convention to vote for city chairman. " McCullough peoph say Beadle was unable to attend the convention because of sickness in his family. "Bill" Kissel removed and Michael Zensnieister appointed; reason. "Didn't support Maguire in 1901." McCullough people say Zen.-meis-ter has not been naturalized. "Billy" Wil son removed and John Peters appointed; reason, "he's a friend of Kissel." L. H. McClellan removed and Arthur Leopold ap pointed; reason, "he promised to support Keach for chairman and didn't." McCul lough people say Leopold has never voted the Democratic." ticket. Omer Smith re moved and Leopold Daniels appointed; rea son, "he's a business man and hasn't time to give to the duties of committeeman." HAINES'S STATEMENT. In the seventh precinct of the Thirteenth A. E. Haines has been removed and Ed (CONTINUED ON PAGE 7. COL. 4.) MOUNTAIN AS SECURITY MBS. ELIZABETH MATTHEWS MAKES SERIOIS CHARGES. Land Given to Secure a Note for S400 Only Fit for the Rnlalng of Goats, It la Said. John H. Masters, a prominent rcal-e$tate dealer with offices in the Baldwin block, was arrested last night by Patrolmen Larsh and McCarty and Bieyclemen Morgan and Simon on a charge of obtaining money un der false pretenses. Masters was arrested on a warrant sworn out by Mrs. Elizabeth Matthews, a resident of Indianapolis, who says that some time ago she traded all of her household goods and the privilege of the lease on the house in which she had been living to Masters for a note for $400, which was secured by sixty acres of land In Pike county, Ohio. Two days after she traded her effects for the $400 note Masters sold the household goods at an auction sale for $145, it is said. When the note fell due she attempted to collect It, but found that it was uncol lectable. She then Inquired of the recorder of Pike county, Ohio, as to the value of the sixty acres of real estate which was security for the note, and received S latter from him stating that the land in question was a part of a mountain and v;u? vorth possibly 13o or $40. but no more. She then appealed to Masters, asking him what she would do with the mountain land and was told to raise goats on it. He refused to make the deal good, she says, and she de cided to have him arrested as a last re sort. WOMAN'S FATAL PLUNGE MRS. FAIH JEWETT FALLS DOW AN ELEVATOR SHAFT. She Waa Employed ns Stock-Keeper at White' Restaurant and Met Her Death There. Unconsciously stepping into an open ele vator shaft, Mrs. Fanny Jewett, an em ploye of White's resaurant, met a frightful death yesterday afternoon. She fell from the second story of the building occupied by her employer to the cellar below and struck on her head on the cenvnt floor of the basement. Eight ribs and both collar bones were broken by the fall and she suffered a frac ture of the skull which alone would have resulted fatally. The dispensary ambulance, in charge of Dr. Crockett, made a fast run with the woman to the City Hospital, but she dn 1 within three minutes after being placed on the operating table at that institution. Mrs. Jewett was sixty-seven years old and had charge of the stock room of the restaurant. Her duties required constant use of the elevator or the stairway, and she was compelled to go from one floor to the other many times during the day. She had the reputation of being rather careless in the use of the elevator and it is said that she often jumped on it while it was in motion. A moment before her fata' fall yesterday she alighted from the elevator on the sec ond floor and took a few steps towards the center of the storeroom when she happened to think of several things she wished to at tend to on the floor below, and without looking to see whether the elevator was still waiting at the landing, stepped into the open shaft and fell to the basement below where she was a moment later picked up in an unconscious condition. EMPLOYES CAUTIONED. Mr. White said last night that he had often cautioned his employes about the use of the elevator and attributed the accident to the woman's carelessness rather than to any fault jf the restaurant company. Mrs. Jewett was in the employ of the Claypool Hotel prior to going to work for Mr. White several weeks ago, and had been known during her employment at b-.th places as a faithful and trusted employe. Mr. White said last night that he had never known the woman to be under the Influence of liquor, although there was plenty of it about his establishment to which she eaadtf have helped herself had she been so in- ' clined. I Deputy Coroner Gels held an auto:--I on the body last night and said that death was due to the shock resulting from the fall and he attached no blame to the manage i ment of the restaurant for the accident. Mrs. Jewett formerly lived in Louisville. Ky., and her relatives there were notified last night of her death and will be In the city to-day to look after the remains. PASSED AS A MAN. Ellla Glenn. Male Imperaonutor, on Trial on nn Old Charge. PARKERS BURG, W. Va.. July 21.-Ellls Glenn, the woman who for years, it Is al leged, passed as a man, doing man's work in this and other States, to-day appeared in the United States Court, where ahe was under bond to appear on an old charge of forgery. Since her former trial she had beeti clerking In a grocery store in a sub urb of this city. Her rase will be sent back to the Criminal Court for trial STORM IN INDIANA MICH DAMAGE DONE BY WIM). R AIM AD HAIL LAST EVEMM.. Buildings Wrecked. Treea I prooted and Corn. Oata and Other Fnrsa Crops Benten to the (ironnd. SEVERE IN MADISON COUNTY e PA BT OF A FACTOBY. CHI BCH, HOISES AXD BAR9 DEMOLISHED, Reaideneea Struck by Lightning, Oil Derrleka Based, ellarn Flooded and Live Stoek Killed. al SHOWER OF ICE AT CHICAGO HAlLSTOES CRASHED THBOlt.tt SKYLIGHTS M WINDOWS. Frightened Horaea. Which Broke Looae, Dnahed Through the Street nnd Injured Many Persons. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. ANDERSON, Ind., July 21.-AnderadR and the country north of here wai by a heavy storm of wind and rain 6 o'clock this evening. The downpour the heaviest in years. The storm cloud was very ugly looking and descended upon the city from the north. The wind assumed hurricane proportions in North Anderson. The Wright ahovel fac tory suffered the complete destruction of the north L of the building. SoxlOO feet, in which was stored valuable ma him rv The property loss cannot bo ascertained to night. A house and barn on First street were blown down. The residence of William Jarrett on Delaware street was hit by a bolt of lightning which split the house in twain, but the family, consisting of parents and two children, escaped without serious injury. Farmers report serious crop dam age between here and Alexandria. SUMM1TVILLE, Ind., July 2.-the north end of Madison county mas swept by a terrific storm at 5:30 this afternoon and thousands of dollars' damage was done. The wind blew at a high velocity for several minutes from east to went and wrecked everything In its path. Mount Pisgah Church, three miles southeast of Sum mitville. waa totally destroyed by the wind and lightning. The church was lifted from Its foundation and then completely de molished. oil laid derricks were blown tk ground and a strip of timber land . mil wide was swept clean. Many farm build ings were damaged and much stock aas killed. Rain flooded the basements of businesa houses in Alexandria, causing a heavy loss. No fatalities were reported, but several persons were Injured. STORM AT KIXGSBIHY. Much Daiuuge Done to Small Ruild inga nnd to a Flonrlag Mill. Special to the Indianapolis Journal. LAPORTE, Ind.. July 21. A terrific storm of wind, rain and hall struck King bury, this county, this afternoon, and for about an hour the inhabitants feared every moment that the place would be ndped off the face of the earth. Windows were broken, trees uprooted and corn and oata driven Into the ground by the hall. Small buildings overturned and apple and other fruits were badly damaged. The , greatest damage was caused at Sleigley'a flouring mill. The hall completely covered the ground. People who were outside when the mlnature cyclone struck the place hur ried to shelter so that no one was Injured. HIT BY FALLING BRICKS. Mrs. Tony Hefel Injnred In Her Honae In Weat Mnncle. Special to the Indianapolia Journal. Ml'NCIE. Ind. July 21. Growing crops throughout Delaware county were damaged by the severe wind and rainstorm which struck Muncie early this evening. At West Muncie the home of Tony Hefel was struck by lightning and almost destroyed. Mrs. Hefel was hit by falling bri ks from the ehimney and knocked unconscious. Mark Hopkins, a ten-year-old boy, waa run over by a buggy driven rapidly in the storm and had his leg brokeu. A horte frightened in Main street at a clap of thunder and dashed madly to the side walk. The animal struck a post and was killed. Hailatorm nt Hlnffton. Special to th Indianapolis Journal. BLUFFTON. Ind.. July 21.-A heavy hall storm here this afternoon, accompanied by high winds in some sections, did heavy damage. Rarmera suffered heavily the hail cutting the corn to shreds and heal ing down grain. Crops Daaanged hy Hull. HI NT! N ;TON, Ind., July 21.-A hall storm which visited this section thlseafter- Dooa caused great deat ruction to skylights and windows. Crops also were greatly damaged. HKi HAILSTONES FELL. Crashed Through Skylights and Win dows at Chlengo. CHICAGO. July 21. The moat severe storm of the season passed over this city to-day. Torrents of rain fell, accompanied by a high wind and a terrific precipitation large hall stones which crashed through sky-lights and windows and pelted horaea in the streets into a frenzy. Dozens of runaways are reported over the city. A partial list of injuries to persons and other accidents due to the storm is as fol lows: Two unknown persona injured in a runaway on Jackson boulevard. Cabman hurt in a stampede ot horses. A street car wrecked by a runaway team on Madison street. Man. unknown, leg broken In try ing to stop runaway. A team of horses at tached to a heavy dray crashed into a gir der of the long viaduct on Milwaukee avenue causing the collapse of a portion of the structure. Great damage was done to the trees and foliage in Lincoln Park and thousanda of Danes of glass in greenhouses and con servatories in the path of the storm were : demolished. i It was learned later that two persona were killed outright by the atorm. The dead: Bessie Jllovie. two years old. crushed to death beneath a piano blown from the hands of mover; Henry Term, struck by a bolt of lightning while standing on a street corner. Many persons suffered broken limbs and severe cute and bruises due to runaway accidents. Th. storm as accompanied h a high i i