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MIGHMONB WEEKL ESTABLISHED I SSI . DAI JUY ESTAULISUKD Is J. BICHMONu DAILY PAIJADIUM, FRIDAY, JAXCABY 31, 102. ONE CENT A COPY THE LATEST STEP Admiral Schley's Appeal Ij Now the Subject of ; "Comment." FIVE CHIEF FEATURE? The Jutle Advocate and Solifit Hanua Append Their Comment , Upon Demand For a Review. Thej Charge tLe Admiral With Shitting O round and Ihtdgiuf Main lsnes. Washington. Jan. 31. The "com snents" of Judge Advocate Genera! Lemly and Solicitor Hanna on the ap peal of Admiral Schley as submited to the president by Secretary Long, is less than a third as long as the ap peal Itself, a fact accounted for by the comparatively few quotations from the court's testimony in the case of the comments.' The commentators begin with a statement that Admiral Schley and his counsel have shifted their ground. They say the chief fea tures of the case were "the retro grade movement," "disobedience of orders," "inaccurate and misleading official reports," failure to destroy vessels of the enemy lying within sight," and "injustice to a brother officer." These matters are all grave. The first was that the finest assrega tlon of American naval vessels under one command was. by Schley's direc tions, turned about and headed for Key West, more than 700 miles dis tant, when within 22 miles of 'Santi ago, where the enemy's ships were. The second was that Schley deliber ately and knowingly disobeyed the secretary's order overtaking him in his retrograde movement. The third was that Schley's reason, oKlcially given, for the retrograde movement and disobedience of orders, i. e.. "that the flying squadron was short of coal,!' was not true. The fourth was that for three days some of the Spanish chips lay within reach of the flying squadron and no sufficient effort was made to destroy them. The fifth in volves the point of honor. The com mentators say: . "Upon all tne above named features, believed by us to be the most impor-: matters Intd which the court made inquiry, the conduct of Admiral Schley was condemned by that most dis tinguished tribunal. Admiral Dewey and Rear Admirals Benham and Ram say united In their findings and opin ion upon .all of these several points, and they united also in the significant recommendations that no further pro ceedings be had "in view of the length of time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the events of the San tiago campaign." The commentators charge (that Ad miral Schley now Ignores all these grave matters and bases his appeal upon unimportant features of the case as compared with the grave matters abeve referred to. "Upon which there was not, and in the face of the testi mony could not have been any differ ence of opinion of the court." The commentators say that they recognize the fact that Admiral Schley devoted by far the longer part of his appeal to the question of com mand and consequently give that question a . proportionate space in their comment. They ueclare that the question is between Sampson and Schley both alike interested, and to investigate It fairly both should be heard. Such incidental testimony on this point as came before the court was on Schley's side only, and the doors were entirely closed to Samp son. They add: "To determine an important question of this nature, un der such conditions, is contrary to the underlying principles of Anslo-Saxon justice. Nevertheless it is precisely what the appeal 'asks the president tc do." It is admitted that the precept was troad enough to have permitted the court to go into this question, but it is recalled that the judge advocate, though expressing a willingness to en ter upon it, the court did not deem it Necessary or proper to do so. The comment closes in the follow ing words, bearing on the question of cemmand: , "The plain truth of the matter, therefore, developed for the first tint- under the searchlight of this Inquiry, although quite incidentally, is that so far as the Gloucester, the Iowa, the Indiana, the Texas and the Oregon are concerned, not the stroke of a pro peller blade nor the touch of a helm, not the firing of a shot, was done un der the direction or by the orders of Admiral Schley during this memora ble battle. Wayne County Historical Society. This society was organized at an adjourned meeting of the Old Set tiers in 1882, and has held meetings every year since that time. Its purposes are: "The promotion of historical study and investigation, more especially such as pertain to fcW . . t a li a . i . me state o tnniua ana tne county I Wayne, through the disoovery,col- lection, preservation, organization, and. if practicable, the publication of historical facts pertaining to the said state and county; and by the collection and preservation of books, pamphlets, papers, maps, genealogies, pictures, relics, manuscripts, letters, journals, field-books and any and all articles that will describe or illus trate the archaelogyr or the social, religious, political, industrial or ed ucational progress of the state and county, or of neighboring states and counties." Meetings are held regu'arly on the third Saturday .f Feb.. May., Aug., and Nov. Its rooms are in the county court house, north we t corner, first floor. The use of these rooms has been given to tbe society by the county commissioners. In he$e rooms is a good nucleus of a library and historical museum. MEMBERSHIP. Any person of sufficient maturity, who is i d teres ttd in the purposes of the society, and who desire tbe pro motion of those purposes, may bf cotoe a member by receiving a ma jority vote of the members present at any authorized meeting of the so ciety and by pacing the membership fee of fifty cents. M mb-rhip is mai jtained by renewing this fee an nually, r There &re dubt'ess many who are not able to attend all tbe meetings of the soeie y w ho are yet interested in if" work, t d h wiii lake plea ure it contribute g the annual fee toward the acco i-pl'ghtnent of its purposes Ther ought to he 500 nacB and wrroen in Wai ne county who will take membership. Each one to whom this noticetou.es is requested to attend tbe February mrenrgand baDd in bs name 'or meinoer-hip. If not able to attend send in the name and addre-s to ar y ore of t he ft;e r and it wit! be presented to the so ciety fur its action. Meetings are all open to the public and everyone is welcome to attend whether a member or not. FLANS FOR THE FCTl'RK. 1 The seciety has on file a large number of interesting manuscripts, and. as will be seen from the accom panying program for 1902. there are more to follow. If a sufficient num ber of paying members can be se cured to justify it in doing so the so ciety proposes to publ;sh, from time to time, tbe best of these papers in neat pamphlet form. Each member will be entitled to receive, free, a copy of everv such publication. 2. It is also in contemplation to prepate, ucchr the leadership of a committee of the society, , an au thentic . history , of Wayne coanty i from its origin to the present time, j This cannot be done, of course, until i the materials for it have been gath- i ered, but each meeting of the society is bringing in more or less that will ; be useful for that purpose, 3. The society has in view at some time in the future a special program and a loan exhibition of relics and other historical materials illustrat ing different stages in the progress of the county's history. PROGRAM FOR 1902. 1 Feb. 15, at 2 p. m., court house: ; 1. Miscellaneous business and re ception of new members. 2. Paper, by Supt. W. E. Wine- i burg "Names, Geographical and! Political in Wayne County; Their Origin and Significance. " I 3 Paper, by Prof. W. S. Davis "The Underground Railroad. Its' Operations and Its Operators in Wayne County." 4. Discussion. MAY 17, 2 P. M., M. E. CHCRCH, PrBLIN. 1. Miscellaneous businesa and reception of new members. 2. Paper, by Rolin R. James "The French in Old Vincennes." (Mr. James is a native of Vincennes and has grown up in the midst of the tridi ions of the "Old Post.") 3 Paper, by Joseph Iiatliff "Pioneer Amusements. " 4. Discussion. AfUrST 2, 2 P. M FRIE3D rilfRCH, FOUNTAIN CITY. 1. Miscellaneous business and re ception of new members. , 2. Paper, by Wilfred Jesup "The Religious History of Wayne County." 3. Paper, By Capt. Paul Com s'ock "History of Companv F,161st Regiment Indiana Volunteer In fantry. Spanish American War." 4. Discussion. NOVEMBER 15, 2:10 P M , COURT HOrSE 1. Miscellaneous business and re cept'on of new members. 2. Annual reports of officers. 3. Paper, by Dr. J. J. Rife "The Cholera Visitation in Wayne Countv in 1S49." ... ' 4. Paper, by Philander Outland "Union Library Institute; the Peo- j pie Who Helped to Make It, and Those Whom It Helped to Make." 5. Discussion. 6. Annual election of officers. Note Persons receiving this no tice, it not already members, are re quested to join, and to promote the interests of the society by securing other members, and by soliciting contributions of suitable materials for the library and museum. OFFICERS FOR 1102. President, Cyrus W, Iodgin. Vice-President, Dr. O-X. Huff, ; . Secretary. Prof. W. S Davis. :1 , Treasurer, L. 0. Stubbs. 2-- Curator, Joseph CJ. Batlif ,J REDDEN. They Are Arranging For a Grand Series off Povv Wows. The improved Red Men of which Richmond has about 600, acd fine fel lows they are. also, ae arranging for an entire series f good times in side the coming thirty days. Rich mond has always been a sort of stronghold for "the order. Many vear ago the order went to piece in this state. Wyandotte tribe wa tn existence here, ws tbe last to po down, in fact dd not go down, "as for a wfcila the grand lodge f tbe state. Later on the order re vived and became strong agsia There are now two lodges here, Ho kendauqua. with 250 mmbe8 and Osceola with aout 350 members, Osceola is tbe oldest lodge. Hokendauqua tribe was organized Feb 7, 1895, and they will celebrate their anniversary in a proper manner at their halL It will be for the mem bers and their families and invited guests. ' , There will be music, feasting,danc irtr. speeches, and a great merry making. On rebruary 17 the Haymakers have their annual celebration tbe al vays have it on that dav each year. T';e lodges from Hajferskown. New Castle. Cambridge City, Winchester acd other points are invited and will be present. Most of the festivities will take p'ace in the halls, but there ill be a fraud IlavnWkcrs' parade tbe st-eets in the evening also, if tue weather permits. ' The Richmond lodges are making .iTriireroets to t?o to Winchester in a body late in February to help dedi cate a new building aod lodge room being completed there. The piaus were drawn by Hasecos ter of this city and it is said to be one of the finest lodge buildings in the state. Big Fire in Norfolk. Norfolk, Va., Jan. 31. The At lantic hotel, Albemarle flats, Colum bia office buildiDg and a block of stores in the center of the citv were destroyed by fire, starting at 2 a. m. The loss is a half million; fully in sured. All the guests of the Great Atlantic were saved. i Prof. Williams Dead. Delaware, O., Jan. 31. Prof. W, u, Will tarns of Ohio Wesleyan nr. versity, cuecr at liuiu a. m. tne , n suit of a stroKe or appopiexy. He had been 57 vears with tho univ sity. j DEATHS AND FUNERALS. Haines The many friends of Mr. John H. Haines will regret to learn that he died December 21, 1901, at Washington C. H., Ohio, after four months' lingering with consumption. Mr. Haines was employed for several years at Hackman & Klehfoot's coal yard. Tinnapple William Tinnapple, aged 31, died at the home of his parents, 206 south second street, this morning at 2 o'clock of consumption. Friends may call Saturday afternoon and evening. Funeral Sunday after noon. Brehm The funeral of William Brehm will take place Sunday after noon at 2 o'clock from the house, 314 south tenth street, Rev. Huber officiating. Friends may call this evening from 7 to 9 o'clock and any time Saturday afternoon and even ing. Interment at Lutherania. Ohio Rising Rapidly. Cincinnati, O., Jan. 31. Tbe Ohio river reached thirty-six feet here. At Portsmouth it is rising three inches an hour. Tbe local forecast of official Uassler savs it will be over forty feet here by moruing. Increased Wages. Pittsburg, P.., Jan. 31. Tbe Cun ningham Glas Co., and tu other independent glass firms voluntarily increased the wges of employees 10 per cent. Health Office. Measles is reported in the follow ing families: Charles Revole. 408 north six teenth street. Grover Hurst, aged 12 years; Charles, aged 12 years. John Durham, 575 north sixteenth street. Etta, aged 35 years. Henry Decker, 1818 north F street. Carrie, aed 10 vears. H. B. Patty, 914 north eleventh street. Milo, aged 3 years. Perry Hale, 711 south seventh street. Elmer, aged 7 years. William Landwehr, 449 south sev enth street. Ralph, a?ed tt vears. F. M. Taylor, 208 south four teenth street. Bertha, aged 12 years. George Fox, 117 south fourteenth street. Alvin, aged 6 years. No Trace off Escaped Mur derers. Pittsburg, Jan. 31.--No trace of the escaped murderers nor of Mrs. Soffel has been obtained. t EARLHALI. The Semi-Final Debates Harry Wr'ght Elected as Next Year's Dele-gate. The semi-final try outs for the! Ejriham debat-i were held last even ing at the college. Though none of Ear team's old debaters except Cone land entered tbe preliminaries this year, yet the prospects for a strong team were never more encouraging. The question to be debated with Butler is "Resolved, that the Uaited States should lrgislate for the sup pression of Anarchy." Tbe question is not an entirely one sided one as it would seem, but is very evenly bal anc d. The first debate yesterday was be tween the freshmen and juniors. The juniors were represented by Harry Wright, Clayton Morton and Harry Bowen; the freshmen by Homer Bin ford, Howard Beeson nd J. P. Clark. The winners were BoweD, Morton and Wright. In the senior-sopha more debate A. L. Cope land. W. O Trneblood, and Albert Small of th senior clasa were selected over Clyde Kennedy, E. F. Wood and Edmu d Albertson, the sophomore contestants. From the six m-n selcted yesterday the college team will be chosen on Feo ruarv 6 The Oratorical association of the college met yesterday afternoon and Ucted Harry Wright as next year's delegate. Arrangement had been made at the college for E T. Colt.en to ad dress the Y. C. A. this evenio?. I A tt-legram calling him to Chicago j will make it impossible for bwi tu be present. The trustees and faculty ot the col lege are meting today. A basket ball team will be picked from the Earlham boys n. xt week to p'av at Indianap lis on the afternoon of the state contest against the Man ual Training school if satisfactory at rangements can be made. Heavy Damages Awarded. Cincinnati, O., Jan. 31. In a suit aeainst the Lane and Bodley Co for damages, failure to perform contract for water works machinery, the jury today awarded the city $238,721 of which $200,000 is against the Ameri can FlonHincr and Trust On: which jSngned the bond of t he contractors. May Be the Biddies. Pittsburg, - Pa., Jan. 31. A Cooperstow a'. Pa., dispatch says two men and a woman stole a sleigh at Cooperstown and drove in the di rection of Saxonburg. Officers are trying to arrest them, believing them to be the Biddies and Mrs. Soffel. Richmond Orchestra and Chorus. Great interest is awakening over town in the approaching concert of the Richmond Orchestra and Chorus on March 10, from tbe nature of the program to be produced, which will be one of the most pre tentious undertakings ever facod by local talent, while the certainty of its being well done is perfect. The orchestral selections will include the Raymond overture, played here by the Banda Rossa; the dances from Henry VIII; On the Beautiful Rhine waltzes by Lcler Bela; and the grand descriptive "Columbus." The latter is a wonder iu the way of a musical attempt to tell a story of emotion, incident and nature without the use of voices. It gives the approach : of the court of the queen; the torch light dances; the sorrow of parting; life on the wave; the storm at sea; the tnutinv and its quelling; the discovery of America; the prayer of Thankful fulness, with the voices of the In dians in the distance: closing with "Hail Columbia. " The chorus will give the Erl King, and there is a prospect for a cornet solo by Mr. Butler. Concert. Themid-winterconcertof the High School orchestra and ladies' chorus will occur this evening at 8 o'clock at High School hail. As can be se n by the program below some choice numbers have been prepared and there is no doubt but they will be rendered in "a manner worthy of these organizations. program. (a) New Colonial Mareb,T. B. HalL (b) Valse Caprice, Sweet Caresses, Otto Gongey Orchestra. Song of Sunrise. Charles F. Man ney Choru3 and Orchestra. Selection, "I Gombardi," Verdi, air by Gruenwald Orchestra. Piano Duo, (a) Valse Caprice, (b) Country Dance, Enthelbert Nevin Op. 6 Anna Ross, Myra Fulghum. Gipsy Life, R. Schumann Chorus and Orchestra. Intermission. "In Balmy Nights," Waltzes, Ziehien, arr "by Tobani Orchestra. Song. When Love is Done Miss Abbie Harris. - , (a) Slumber Song Goatar Gaza- rus. (b) Summer Evening Ladies Chorus. "Light Cavalry" Overture Fraczvon Suppi Orchestra. Carmena H. Gane Wilson Air bv F. J. Smith Chorus and Orchestra. fAMTAL. nots:s 0r InrttiapltM t"rr-ion t -nt 11 as An lnl-rrinK Hu t ;. Indianapolis. Jan. 31. A number of candidates who were here list night were taken entirely by surprise by the action of the s.a:e comniitTee in fixing tbe date, but a tew only founi fauU. Most of tliem said that they would be glad to have the ticket named as soon as possible, as the sooner they know their fate the more profitable it will be for them. E. E Neal of Xoblcsville. candidate for clerk of the supreme court, and Titus McKinxie of South tend, candidate for superintendent of public instruction, said it would have cjade no difference to them If the con vention should have been held this week. Members of the committee said they had not Intended to fix the date until they came here and found the sentiment of many of the party leaders in favor of holding the con vention early. This pHn it Is thought will give all tbe losers onporti'nhy to forget their troubles so they will have no excuse not to get In lfne for the fight when tV- campaign opens. The selection of Whitaker for seoretary seems to met with general approval, as he h?s been an acMve and at the same tiire a consfrva'ive party work er. He i3 regarded by many as a fit ting successor for Warren Bigler. who it Is concede! was one of the best iiecrefarW the Republicans ever had In this state. Griffith Dean of Marlon, the tallest and slimmest candidate running this year for nomination for a state office on the Republican ticket, spent yes-! terday in Indianapolis, but left last! night for Danville and Terre Haute! in search of support from the elusive delegate. Dean is new to most state j politicians, but he la making a vigor ous fight and he declared last night' that he Is full of confidence in hlaj ability to land the nomination for at-! torney general. He has the enthusl-j astic backing of Grant one of the; strongest Republican counties in the: Btate. The Uleventh district, it is! said, will come here strong for him, as It ha3 not had a state office fcr some time. J. Smith Talley of Terre Haute, who owns more coal mines than any other man in Indiana. Is here attending the J&?nt conference of the niirers and - operator. l Ike.'- tf r.jrjf-l says that the coal business has been good In wspots" in this state during the past year, meaning that at times It was good. All the operators are making complaint of the poor trans portation facilities offered by the rail roads, and they say if there had been plenty of cars that their businesa would have been fine and that the mi ner could have been working all the time. The Indiana operators are de termined If posfible not to pay any more for mining than they have the past year. J. Harry Miller of Fairmount, who was here today, is a candidate tor president of the Lincoln League of In diana. "Things look mighty good tc me," said he in discussing his can didacy. "I don't ee how they can beat me now. I know I have been making a good hard fight for the place." Miller's only opponent at this time is Senator Crumbaker of Evans ville, who is also making a hot fight. The officers will be elected at the annual meeting of the league at Terre Haute Feb. 12 and 13. W. C. Van Arsdol of ' tils city, w ho in chairman of the coiKinittee that is looking after subscriptions to the Mc Kinley monument fund from the churches, said today that he think the observance of McKinley Sunde-y will net at last f3.000 to the fund. "If more churches had observed the day." said he, "of course we would have a larger amount, but as It is we will do well. Many of the pastors ob jected to taking up the collection, but I don't think there will be any trouble in raising a large subscription in In diana." S. R. Artman of Lebanon, speaker of the last house of representatives, waa here last night "just looking on" he said. Artman is giving his atten tion to law more than politics now, although he is not trying to get away from the latter. He ays he will not be a candidate again for representa tive, but there Is some talk of him being a candidate for nomination for appellate judge this time. Governor Durbin hap returned to his office at tbe statehouse. He Is looking much better than he did a few days ago, and his friends are not so much concerned about his health as they were. Yesterday afternoon he presided over the quarterly meet ing of the state board of charities. By virtue of his position he is presi dent of the board. 1 otir-e. Berlin. Jan. 31. The etory originat ing in Vienna that Germany would buy the Philippine Islands from the L'nlted States and that the visit of Prince Henry would precede the an nouncement of this sale. Is pronounc ed by Germanofflcials to be absurd. - STATE NEWS NOTES Incidents and Atvideuts and lK)inrs nf Note Through out Iloosierdoni.'- THE STATE .niAKITJES Quarterly Meeting of the Hmrd Shows he Prosi-re ot Rereut Work Iu That liireclin. Eeport 0;i CompuNory C'u"ition Was Xit Si tiiKni K War. Indianapolis, Jan. 81. The quarter ly meeting of the State Board of Char ities was held yesterday at the state house. During the last three months the board has visited sixty Institu tions in the state. A report of the state agent showed that in the last quarter 43 dependent children had been placed in homes. This makes a total of 6S5 now in homes. The re port on the -compulsory education law was not as good as last year, but was satisfactory. There was Im provement shown under the new poor relief laws and a further reduction in the number of inmates of poor asy lums. The board this year is extend ing Its reports to jails and the Marion county workhouse. So far as the county Institutions are concerned there is Improvement shown in alL II HAW I-0,SS AT WOI.COTT Ijixt of ilei,t l.wr in t-'lume hwrpt Vl-latce. Wolcctt, Ind.. Jan. 31. A resume of the losses by the fire Wednes day foot up JliO,0(M, with limited in surance. The mischief started in th Odd Fellows hall over the Spencer Bros." drug store, spreading to adjoin ing property until it had spent Its force. The heaviest losers include: BlaKe Lumber company. $30,000; Carson company, general store. $15. 000; Leopold Bros., dry gomls, $18. 000; Ferguson hotel, $12,0 o; Spencer Bros., druggists, $1,00; Blake's furni ture store. $4,000; Hlnchman'a hard ware store, $4,0(0; Jackson's meat market, $3,000; W. F. Smith's grocery. $1,00C; Walter Smith, Jeweler; $5,00; and building owned by J. N. Hlnch. which Included several ofE c.'$r000. Sliinjr Witne(r CllKt. Bloomington, Ind., Jan. 31. The trial of John Branam and John Hen dricks, well known young men,' ac cused of attempting to murder John Cole, a farmer, last October, was call ed yesterday. There are 50 wltneasea for the state and 100 for the defense. Judge Martin is presiding. The case Is attracting widespread Interest. Cole was driving after nightfall in his buggy accompanied by his daughter when he was shot. He testified before the grand jury that he recognized Hendricks and Branam. Oakland C ity'n Law. Oakland City, IntL, Jan. Si. Tf,n city suffered a $50.0K) loss by fire yesterday. The loss is fully covered by insurance. The burned buildings were: S. V. Ievl. department store; W. H. Stewart, furniture, hardware building material, together with one two and one three-story brick build ing. The cause of the fire Is un known. I iszht Out l Kighty-.su. Terre Haute, Ind., Jan. 31. The street railway company reports a to tal of 16 men back with the time up when the old men can return. At strike headquarters it was said flv did not go back, but that instead three who had returned quit work. leaving a total of eight out of the s5 motor men and conductors who struck one week ago last Sunday. Will Try A mher Tack. Alexandria. Ind., Jan. 3L On re quest of A. C. Carver, attorney for the Madison county branch of the A nti-Saloon League, Deputy Prosecu tor Manlove has dismissed all of the 700 affidavits tied recently against Madison county saloon men. Cases of more specific and flagrant violation will be taken up and fought out of the courts. KnisrbUi of Colanabaa Convention. South Bend, Ind., Jan. 31. Monday next will witness the state gathering of the Knights and Ladies of Colum bus in this city. Sunday will be de voted to initiating a class of 100 can didates, coming from all parts of the state. The Knights of Columbus I a widely disseminated Catholic order. Tbe Second Attempt. Spencer, Ind., Jan. 31. Joshua Jor dan, a wealthy farmer in the north part of this county. I lying near the door of death, having cat his throat with a butcher knife. Several weeks ago he attempted suicide by hanging, but was cut down by his wife. . Horse Lutet In t-Tame. Wabash. Ind.. Jan. 31. The larg barn of Allie Powell, in the northwest ern part of the city, was entirely de stroyed by fire. There were many head of fine horses In the structure, and six of them werj traraed to s'sslh.