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AINJD SUN-TELEGRAM, vol. xxxi r. xo.:ioi. luciiMOM), ixi., n i:si)av i: i:mn;, ri:r,ia .i:v 11. isms. SIXGLi: COPY, - CKXTS. Tj KICJ CAMPBELL ENDORSED FOR CONGRESS BY WAYNE COUNTY REPUBLICANS AFTER ONE SENSATIONAL RACES FOR All Night the Tide of Battle Turned First in Favor of Jessup, Then for the Minister, But When the Final Dash Came Early This Morning the Preacher-Politician Dashed Under the Wire With a Majority of 122 Votes. WHEN IT WAS DEFINITELY LEARNED THAT CAMPBELL HAD WON, HIS HUNDREDS OF FRIENDS WHO WERE AT THE REPUBLICAN HEADQUARTERS, WENT WILD WITH DELIGHT AND THREATENED TO TEAR THE ROOF OFF THE COURT HOUSE WITH THEIR CHEERS. RACES FOR ALL COUNTY OFFICES WERE INTERESTING As the City Civic League Had Blacklisted W. S. Ratliff in Favor of Reynolds, This Race Was Watched. SCHOOL TEACHERS EN GAGED IN CONFLICT. When the Avalanche of Ballots Were Counted, However, Ladd, the Advocate of Sun day Baseball, Led by 745. ROBBINS SPRUNG SURPRISE IT WAS GENERALLY PREDICTED THAT B. F. PARSONS WOULD WIN THIS PARTICULAR PLUM AT HANDS OF THE VOTERS. RESULTS IN THE TOWNSHIP Charles E. Potter Carried the Field by Storm But the Assessors' Battle Was Determined by Only Sixteen Votes. This morning at 1 o'clock when the last voting precinct, the south half of the fifth ward, reported the election results in that precinct to the head quarters of the republican cenmty cen tral committee at the court house, a record-breaking primary election came te a close in this county. This elec tion was marked by Ihe remarkable vote polleel throughout the county. The approximate normal republican vote in Wayne county is about 6,o00. Yesterday, about ti.140 re-publicans veit pl. Owing to the stringent rules eif the county central committee there Were but very few democrats er mem bers of other parties allenved to cast ballots. This fact is also quite re markable. The race in which the most interest was taken was that between the Rev. J. O. Campbell, Wilfred Jessup and Dr. Martin W. Yencer for the county's ndorsement for congressman. The Rev. Mr. Campbell won ui by the close margin of 122 votes. This race was conceded to Mr. Campbell several days prior to the election and the close fight given him by Mr. Jessup came in the nature eif a surprise. In the fore part of last evening the re ports from tut townships showed Jes pup to be leading Campbell by a few voles. When Jessup came into the city ho lead Campbell by a margin of about sevtnty-five votes. Richmond rallied to the support of Campbell, eight of the nine precincts giving him small pluralities. The sixth ward was the only one in which Jessup received a plurality. The reports from the country dis tricts were prompt iu coming in but the returns from the city precincts were very slow in being reported. At one o'clock five id' the nine city pre cincts had been repotted. The circuit, court room, where the returns v.re received, was packed with interested friends of the various candidates. The ntajoritv of this crowd remained until tb lev. return hid been Jrt vh, he UH returns had been tead. When .H was mi assured fact that Campbell was i lie winner in the congressional Hire lii.s many friends nearly" tore off tilt! roof with cheers. Jessup and Campbell sat side by side the form er gamely smiling at, the animated scene. The Kev. Mr. Campbell rose, from his chair and bowed in response to the cheerins. The showing made I by Dr. Yencer ureal ly disappointed his friends. When the congressional convention is held at Cambridge Ciiy tin- Wayne County delegation will be solid for Campbell and the delegates will stand by him through thick and thin. There is every indication that I ho will be the- choie e of the ropnhli- j cans of the sixth district to sueex-ed the lion. James E. Watson. The race for judge of the circuit conn a few days a so promised to b3 a close event between .Indue I!. C. Fox and the lion. C. K. Shiveley. However this prove-d to be a runaway affair for .Indue Fox. He defeated Mr. Shiveley by a mrgin of 177'i voles. The efforts of the local Civic Lea gue to defeat Wither S. Ratliff were of no avail. He defeaicd Lee Rey nolds by a mjority of 2 111. For preise cutor Charles Ladd defeated his brothel- sctmolmaster. .loo Burgess, by a majority of 7 1". Mr. Ladd was loyally supported by local base ball fans, as one of the planks in his platform was approval of Sunday base- hall. In the race Tor treasurer Albert: Albertstm ran like a frightened rabbit, polling nearly twice as many votes as his two adversaries. Jerome- Shurley and Frank Jeiikinson. The victory of Will .1. Uobbins in the race- for recorder came somewhat in the nature of a sur prise as it was uenerally predicted that I!. F. Parsons would land the plum. Mr. Itobbins won by a safe iiKiruiii- Homer Farlow won a close race from Richard Davenport for commissioner from the eastern dis trict. H. If. Linderman easily defeat ed DeWitt C. Jay and W. T. Blair for commissioner fremi the middle district. Robert Hceson landed the eonmiisf:ion ership from the western district from Joseph Groves in a common canter. The race for trustcv of Wayne town ship was extremely close, James W ay ne County Republicans Will Loyally Support Him ft i-4r --.. V't- " 1 1 i;11 s Th Rev- John O. Campbell, though a newcomer in political fields, nowed that ne had handled his campaign for the endorsement of Wayne County for Congress like a veteran, when the returns last night showed him t0 b, the winneP aftcr ene of the fmt eck tQ neck politicalJraccs ever wit. nred in Wayne County. : field of t:'li i. Howarth Walter J. with a total vote of colored ''. Walter II. Dennis, the candidate, who was expected to finish one. two three in cum- the col ored vole of the township supported him. only secured filth place-, polling a total vole of tleorge McCoy brought up the rear with a vote of IS".. The race for township trustee was one of the most interesting em the slate and was followed with close attention. Charles K. Potter, in the race for assessor of Wayne township, made it a runaway, polling almost twice us many voles as the oilier three candi dates. To be exact. Elliott. Colding land Hulla combined, received a total j of l.""M voles and Potter -.-1 votes. ! f)ne of Iin inosl m h r L- :i 1 1 i' tliin-a about the primary election in Wayne township, including I he City of Rich mond, was the heavy total vote polled. There tire about l.ooo republican vot ers in Wayne township and the vote cast was TOWNSHIP BATTLES. Interesting Situation Is Encountered In Jackson Township. Returns from J !tc townships in ref erence to (he vote on trustee and as sessor are still incomplete. Reports thus far received show that Milton H. (laar and I-:. K. Oldaker are tied feir trustee in Jackson township. Abe Runune'll was nominated for assessor in that township. In Webster township. Will Huisley was chosen for trustee and Thomas Jackson, in Center, by a good vote. There was a stiff fight put up in Cen ter, Jeihn Ftx being Jackson's oppon en I . In Jefferson township. .Martin Werk iuu was chosen for trustee by a vote of I l'l. Charles E. Werking received 77 votes and Jefferson Russel, 70. Charles Petro was nominated for as sessor by a vote of 211 to ?! for John A. Locke. In New Garden township almost a full vote was oast. Th- -'lief inter est centered in the ra- a trustee. The final count showed Claude1 S. Keever to have !." votes, Thompson Reynolds. S2. and Robert Benton, fiS. Keever is editor of the Fountain City Times, and one of the youngest men ever elected a township trustee in eContinued on Page Two.) II. Howarth winning in by a plurality of sixtce polled a tolal otc of ' I'aulus finished second OF THE MOST OFFICE ON RECORD LABOR FIGHT AT FAIRBANKS, ALASKA Situation Is Critical and Dep uties Are Sworn. Washington, I). C. Feb. 11 .A labor fight is being waged at Fairbanks. Al aska. Cnited States Marshal Perry wires that the situation is critical. He has been authorized to swear in depu ties. Shots have been exchanged and several strikers have been arrested. DEW COTTAGES TO BE COMPLETED SOON Dr. S. E. Smith of Easthaven Hopes to Have Them Ready in Two Months. WILL RELIEVE CONDITIONS. INCREASED CAPACITY HOWEV ER WILL NOT COMPLETELY DO AWAY WITH CROWDED CONDI TIONSVILLAGE WILL AID. Members of the board eif control eif the Kastern Indiana Hospital for the Insane, met at the hospital today te transact the usual business at their monthly meetings. One of the mat ters of considerable imjort tt come up was in reference to eduinnlent tor two new cottages Oat are under cein struction. Dr. S. K. Smith, medical su perintendent, is hurrying forward this work as rapidly as possible and hopes to be able to use the collages within two memths. Their occupancy vill have a beneficial effect on the eondi tiem of the insane in the eastern dis trict, but the increased capacity will neit be sufficient to relieve- tin- cemdi tieins entirely. Completion of the new Southeastern hospital and ef the Epi leptic Village will also be ef mate-rial aid in bettering the- conditions in In diana. SUPREME COURTSTRIKES FOR BBIDCE TRUST Holds Indictments Are Defect ive and Useless. Columbus. O.. Feb. 11. - Erie county indictments against practically all of '.he bridge companies in Ohio and 'heir contracting agents, charging hem with violation of the anti-trust laws, were held to be defective by the supreme court today in affirming the decision eif the Erie county circuit court in the Hughes and Webster e-as-cs. The indictments were held bad because they do not state the definite times of violation. Defendants who were found guilty in ihe lower court carried the cases higher. MAN SUICIDED WHILNN FRENZY Two Men Were Present When Brettell Shot Self. New York. Feb. 11. Frank Brettell a real estate broker shot and killed himself in the apartments ef his sister in the St. George hotel. Brooklyn, early today. Two other men were present and say he s'net himself in frenzy before he cemld be stopped. The coroner is investigating. MOB SEEKS TO LYNCH ENGINEER Aged Man Killed by Train He Was Running. Lexington, Ky.. Feb. 11. A special from Prestonburg. Floyd county, says that Engineer William Atrip of ih? h cal railroad there, in charge of a train wiileli -struck and killed an aged man named Burke3, was dragged from his I engine cab end hustled to jail, where j he is in rlanger of b.'insf lynched by ' the euraged citizens. j Philip Worral whs at Indiana plis ieterd on business. TARIFF REVISION IS FAVORED By BUSINESS Strong Report of Special Com mittee of Prominent Men Was Adopted by Commer cial Club Last Night. BEVERIDGE BILL FOR TARIFF COMMISSION. Believe the Senator's Plani i Would Secure Valuable Sta tistics for the Use of Con gressional Committee. BILL WOULD AID CONGRESS IT WOULD HELP LAWMAKERS TO ARRIVE AT AN INTELLIGENT SOLUTION OF THE QUESTION WITH LEAST POSSIBLE DELAY. DIRECTORS ARE ELECTED. Prominent Business Men of the City Were Chosen to Direct Affairs of The Club Reception Committee Appointed. Tariff revision is favored by the Richmond Commercial club, it having gone on record to this effect at the meeting held on Monday night. This aeiiou was taken in e-onnection with th- reoort of the committee named to investigate the bill presented in the senate by Senator Albert .1. Heveridge. providing for the ceation ef a tariff commission. This committee was eem po.se d of Henry Oennett, Will Camp bell and Theodore Hill. The- repent of the committee in full is as follows: Your committee to whom was refer red certain correspondence relating to senate bill number :?1;:5. introduced by Senator Albert .1. 1'nited Suites senate of creating a tariff leave te submit the Beveridge, in the ?, for the purpos commission, beg following resolu- Hon for your adoptiem: Resolved. That the Richmemd Com mercial club endorses Senate bill nutn oltl:', introduced by Senator Heveridge, for the purpose of creating a tariff commission. We- believe t uat this plan will M-cure. most valuable statistics for the use of the committee on ways and means. We are in favor of tariff revision anel believe that such a com mission as propose-d by this bill would facilitate matters greatly and enable congress to arrive at an intelligent solution with the least delay and with the least possible danger to the busi ness prosperity of the country. One etf the interesting features of the meeting was the annual elecliem of directors. There were two tickets pre-senied, numbered one and two, the ticket number etn- being elected with a single exception. The members took considerable interest in the elec tion despite many counter attractions and a large number vetted, many com ing to the rooms in the Masonic tem ple for this purpose, although they were not able to stay late afterward. Thise who were chosen to serve as di rectors are Geerge H. Knollenberg. Sharon E. Jones, Xettleton Xeff. John F. McCarthy. Howard A. Dill, Ed V. Craighead and Hans X. Koll. Pre-sident John McCarthy appointed William Dudley Foulke. President Robert L. Kelley and John L. Rupe a conimitie-e en reception te have charge ef the Clintem Rogers Woodruff meet ing on Feb. 21. Following the business session of th club, there was a secial session. Willi a bountiful supply of apples, cig ars and candy to add to the enjoy ment. AWFUL BLEW TO COUP'S FINANCES, Boni Will Have to Pay Fine for Assault. Paris. Feb. 11. Couni Boni de Cas tellane was fined one hundred francs today, for his part in the recent fight with Prince de Saean. They quarrel ed over count's former wife. Anna Gould. SUIT ON TITLE. Mary Yogleman has brought suit against John Smithmeyer et al to quiet title. Itobbins, Starr and Hob bins are attorneys for the plaintiff. MEN JUST TELEPHONE IN We've made it very easy for you to advertise in the Classified col umns of the Palladium. You don't even have to come to the effice. Just step to the telephone either 1121 Home or 21 Old and give us your FOR RENT. FOR SALE, WANTED. FOUND or LOST advertise ment and we will insert it and charge same to your account. Your credit is good with the Palladium. Might just as well mention too. that ail Classified AdreTti-emeiits shoulU te la the Palladium office by liOt later Than 11:20 in. the morning to iEsure insertion , of the adver tisement; the same day. The Classified page La made up early so as tot to interfere I'.h the Important news pages later in the afternoon. Turn over bow to page seven and look over today's Classified Adver tisements. They're interstme and you'll find quite a few gooei bar rair.s atnonr them. It pays to get acquainted with Palladium Classi fied Aivrru?ment. BANDITS ROB BANKS OF TFJUHOUSAND Shot Up Small Missouri Town Last Night. Springfield. Mo.. Fob. 11. Five masked bandits shot up the town of Willaiil. and cracked the safe in the bank and got away with $li.nnn ;;t nigh'. They are tieaeb-d towaid the Ozark mountains. A pos:-e is pu.Mi ing. The men got away on a hand ear at'tr exchanging shots with citi zens. STUDY TALKS ON CLERK'S SITUATION Thinks That Legally Taggart Is Not Clerk Although He Is Serving. MERRILL IS QUALIFIED. AS SOON AS HE SECURED BOND AND WAS SWORN IN HE LE GALLY BECAME CLERK NO CHANGE IN SITUATION. Thomas J. Studv, city attorney, ex presses the opinion that John F. Tag gart. who recently resigned as city clerk, is clearly wrong in his con t edi tion that it is necessary to wait fo- the council to approve I In- aipoimme:n of C. W. Merrill, as city clerk, before the oftic; is turned over to bint. Mr. Study holds thai as t-oem as Mr. Merrill s enred bond and was -worn in. having been appointed by Mayor Sehillinger. he was cualitied to take the office and that it. should have4 been turned eve-r to him. He holds that it was not nec essary to await the- action of council, fer even should the council not ap prove the appointment of the mayor, it would merely require a hew appoiut ment. and in the meantime the city would have hael the services of a e-!crk authorized te act under the law. There was no change in th' situation today, Mr. Taggart still being on duty iu the clerk's office. LEWIS BEESDN. WELL KNOWN MAN DEAD Wayne County Relatives Ap prised of Death. Hagerstown, Ind., Feb. 11 Iwis Beesem, a prominent farmer. living near Franklin, died Monday ef pneu monia, at the- age of 71 years. He is survived by the widow, and six seins. Ge'orgre, Walter, Floyd and Ilarlie of this vicinity and Oliver Beeson of Muncie and Silas Beeson of Kansas. Funeral services will be conducted by Rev. Mahlon Chamness, Wednesday morning at. the Friends' church in Franklin. Interment in the cemetery adjoining. COAL BAR1S FIGHT TO BENEFIT PUBLIC Coal Trust War May Reduce Prices. Philadelphia, Pa.. Feb. 11 The an thracite ceal trust, is at war with it self. The Iehigh Valley section is charged with cutting priee-s and as a result a general reduction is antici pated which will benefit the public. CZARINA IS ABOUT TO LOSE HER MIND Reported She Is Suffering Hal lucinations. Vienna, Feb. 11 It is (semiofficially announced that the Czarina of Russia is suffering from hallucinations. It js feared that she will lese her mind. Teunorrow in the; circuit court the case of Flora Wills against John B. Wills, for flivorcv, will be called for trial. The case was to have been called Monday, but was pejstpejned. MAYOR SCHILLINGER NOT YET DECIDED ON HIS ACTION Chief Executive of City Has Until Thursday to Either Sign or Veto Main Street Pole Ordinance. WANTS POLES OFF MAIN STREET, BUT IS WARY, Thinks That If Bell Company Is Allowed to Go Under ground Without Rate Clause There Is Much Danger. BELL CO. MAY BUY HOME. IN THAT CASE THE COMPANY WITH AN OPEN FRANCHISE, SUCH AS IT DESIRES, COULD EOOST RATES. THE PROBABLE RESULT. In nCase the Mayor Vetoes the Ordi nance, Council May Again Pas the Measure Over Schill inger's Head Situation Interesting. "I have not made up my mind as iet in repaid te signing or vetoing the- ordinance recently passed by the city council, requiring the r inoval of wiles front Main street, and burial of wins in conduits. 1 would like to see the joles off of Ma.n str-et. but i think that If th council sieed together a hile louic rr it tniht be possible tet secure a rate clause from the Hell Telephone company, so that they would not be left with a wide open franchise for all time to come. I coniilder the fact that no rate clause has been se-cureil freim the Uell compa ny as the chief Humbling block in the ordinance, and it is a problem that I am now considering." Above is the statement of Dr. Rich ard Sehillinger. mayor of Richmond, when asked by the Palladium for hia attitude in reference to the pole ordi nance, recently passed in amended form by the city council, upon pre sentation of Councilman Henry W. Deuker. The mayor is allowed ten days either to sign or veto an ordi nance and the time for action will be. on Thursday. He has as yet taken no actlem. because he finds the lack of a rate clause for the Hell c-ejmpany, such as is in the franchise ef tin- Home Telephone company, a serious preb lem. He has the matter under con sideration, but has not fully made tip his mind. Evidently he is in doubt about the pretprlety eif allowing tbo IM1 company to have a wide-ope-u franchise as to rates, for all time to come, fearing that at some future date the Hell mipht absorb the Home com pany and then have the city at its mer cy again In the matter of rates. The Home company has a maximum rate clause, but from the attitude of the Bell people up to this time it is not the intention to ever agree to one. They claim they i;cv-r accept a maxi mum rate clause anywhere, and that there is no reason they should JU-ciiminaU- in faver of Richmond. They base their action on the ground that they eannejt tell what the condition may be within a few years, and that such changes might take place tha. they could not afferd to operate under sue-h a rate as the city of Richmond would ask them to accept. They want an open franchise and at the same time they want to go under ground: they want all the privileges he Home company has. but they want to eive the city nothing in return. They claim that the case of the Homo eejmpany is not identical with that of the Bell, and that requirement cf inem of a maximum rate is nejt a fair proposition to them. If Mayor Sehillinger vetoes the po! ejrdinance or allows the time te elapse without placing his Rigcature to It. it will then be necessary for the conn cil to take the matter up. In orif to mah-e the erdinance effective it wKl be necessary to pass it by a two-third vote. As it was originally passed by a vote larger than this, it probably w-ould be passed over th mayor's ve. to. unless some members of the coun cil sheuld change their views in the meantime. McHENRY HERE. Mr. Charles S. McHenry of Dayton, O., was in the city Monday and was a guest a the Elks" Club In th evening. Mr. McHenry is vice-presideut an. I geLeral manager of th Cedar Springs cc mpany. THE WEATHER PROPHET. INDIANA Rain Tuesday night and prctoably Wednesday.