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AND SUN-TELEGRAM VOL. XXXIII. NO. 01. RICII3IOND, INDM THURSDAY EVEXIXG, AUIUL 1. 1 1)08. single copv, a cents. TH RIC PRETTY YOUNG WOMAN TELLS OF VAUGHAN'S ACTS Daughter of Mrs. Smith Says He Kissed Both Her Mother And Herself Although She Did Not Like It. SHE OBJECTED TO HIM AND ANGERED MOTHER. Claims That' Her Mother and , Herself Had Differences Ov- er Defendant's Attentions Showers His Kisses. Features were lacking from the F-mith-Vaughan breach of promise case In its developments of today. Miss Hazel Phelps, daughter of the plaintiff, rnd the prime mover in the objections bestowed on her mother by the defend ant, occupied t lie stand throughout the morning. Miss Phelps' direct exam ination required about an hour. Her cross-examination required all the remaining time of the morning session. The crowd continues to be large and teats can not be found for all. The bright weather brought out a great i-utpouring of women this afternoon. Miss Phelps was the first witness to "lake the stand this morning. Miss Phelps is a beautiful young woman of twenty-four years. She is at present employed as a teacher at the Muncie high school. Miss Phelps wore a fig ured light blue silk dress, merry w idow pailor, adorned with beautiful red roses. She wore blue gloves of the nunc shade as her dress. Knew of Defendant. Miss Phelps said she knew of John X. Vaughan before she came 1o Rich mond, but. did not meet him until she came to her mother's home from llloomingtcn to visit. The first day the witness was home, Mr. Vaughan came to call. The witness remained home two nights and a day on that oc casion. Miss Phelps told how. on the visit of Mr. Vaughan the first evening, she was home, he put his arms pbout her and kissed her. Miss Thelps' voice trembled slightly in re Jating this circumstance. She told how Mr. Vaughan came into the room with his arm about her mother. She laid Claude Keever was sitting beside her when Mr. Vaughan, much to her surprise, kissed her. She said she was very indignant. Miss Phelps said the Text time she came home was to spend the summer. She said Mr. Vaughan Vas at her home every day during that rummer, sometimes more than once a day. She told of the frequent, times Mr. Vaughan kissed her mother. This the said was so frequent she did not remember any stated time. The wit ress related the conversation that oc curred at the home one evening in re par d to her going to college. Mis Phelps said Mr. Vaughan wanted to 'help decide the matter, but she toil h'm only her mother could do thrt. 2Mr. Vaughan was alleged to have said nftcr Mrs. Smith and he were married, T.tiss Phelps could go to Karlham. She reviewed the testimony of her mother in regard to the afternoon when Mr. Vaughan called and found them in neg ligee costume. He chased the two j bout the rooms and into those of the jieighbors across the hall. Sent Her Cakes. She spoke of the letter Mr. Vaughan rote her mother in which he took exceptions to the treatment accorded him by the family. Miss Phelps told cf receiving an angel food and fruit cake during the time she was at school. It was sent her by Mr. Vaughan, she taid. Again she told of seeing Mr. Vaughan kiss her mother and being in the room with his arms about her. Mr. Study cross-examined Miss Phelps in his usual vigorous style. Cross Words Exchanged. She told of cross words exchanged fietween her and her mother because Mr. Vaughan did not take her mother out. although he called so often. In i regard to the noted letter in which ' Vaughan charged he had been wilfully ! misjudged, the witness said her mother ; showed the letter to her saving: "Now j look here what ou have done." ! Mr. Study told the witness he was; r.ot repeating question to her for the purpose of annoying her. Miss Phelps ' was called upon to explain the dates ' of expiration of the terms at Indiana' vntversity, in the effort to fix the ' dates at which she was at home. Sev-; cral times she told of raising objec- lions to Mr. Vaughan not taking her: mother out. on the grounds he owed UK much respect to her as to his dead wife. She also told of the claims Vaughan made that his family would i object to him going out with Mrs. I Fmith. Miss Phelps told of an es-j trangement of feeling between herself rnd her mother and her assertion to her mother she would not speak to her j cf Mr. Vaughan any more. Mrs. ! Smith defended Mr. Vaughan against j the attacks made by her daughter. As i t Christmas present in i;hC, Mr. ! Vaughan gave the mother of the wit-j Jiess a copy of Riley's poems, the wit-! T.ess said. Miss PheTps related the circumstances in connection with her jisit home in the summer of p.;. it (Continued on Fag Ten.) IS Two Men Were Shot This Morning in Chester, Pennsylvania. THE CITY IS HELPLESS. Chester, Pa.. April 16. W. B. Gris mier. the claim agent for the traction company and S. W. Borgnian. a mo tonnan, were shot early this morning by the sympathizers of the striking street car employes. Stipt. Itiggs has wired the governor for the militia. The mayor admits he can't control the situation. Neither of the wounded men are in a serious condition. The rioting, continued throughout the night and broke out worse than ever this morning when forty strike break ers appeared at the car barns. The strike breakers were driven, bruised and bleeding, into the car barns. Grismier was shot during the riot ing at. the learns. The police are in charge of the barns, where the strike breakers are barricaded. City offi cials are in conference as the situa tion is threatening. CONGRESS GRINS AT PRESIDENT With Pure Delight It Refused To Heed His Request for Four Battleships. TAWNEY HUNTS DANGER. SAYS TREASURY DEPARTMENT IS PLACED IN PRECARIOUS CONDI TION BY IMMENSE INCREASE IN APPROPRIATIONS. Washington, D. C, April 16. Ry an overwhelming majority the House of Representatives yesterday afternoon rejected the President's recommenda tion, made on several occasions dur ing the session for an appropriation for four battle ships. Its action was inevitably foreshadowed by the un friendly reception accorded the special message he transmitted to Congress, and the House seemed to take keen delight in sustaining the Committee on Naval Affairs, which had recom mended the construction of but two battle ships. When this provision of the hill was reached the hero of the Merrimac, Richard Pearson Hobson. of Alabama, wno was the custodian of the Presi dent's interests, offered his amend ment doubling the number of this type of fighting vessels. On a rising vole the Chair counted 79 in favor of the amendment and 190 opposed to it, and cheers greeted his announcement of the vote. Hobson then demanded that, the vote be taken by tellers, and the ma jority was even greater, for only S:l sustained him. while 1t!t .stood out against the President's program. An other demonstration followed the sec ond count. Numerically more Republicans than Democrats voted against the Presi dent, although the percentage on each side was about the same. Every one of the Republican leaders and John Sharp Williams, the minority leader, and his chief lieutenants, joined in the merry and jubilant throng which repudiated Hnbson's amendment. Chairman Tawney, of the Commit tee on Appropriations, pointed out the danger in which the Treasury is being placed by the immense increase in appropriations authorized in the sev eral supply measures. Mr. Tavrjv's remarks were made particularly ap plicable to the demand for four bat tleships instead of two. He compared the appropriations in various coun tries in preparation for war and on account of wars, and said the startling fact was developed that the United States was spending more money than any other nation in the world. Pleads for Economy. Maintaining that navies are built for national defense. Mr. Tawney said that they were not intended and could not be justified upon the ground that they are necessary to satisfy an am bition, either individual or national, to compete with other nations in time of peace in size and number of fight ing machines. He argued That in the I'nited States the prestige and power of the nation did not depend upon the size of the army and navy, but upon "the resources, the patriotism aud the loyalty of the people, who at all times are known to be ready and willing to sacrifice their property and even their lives in the defense of their Govern ment and its beneficient institutions." PAPERS FILED. Men Objecting to Road Wanted Mat ter Taken to Court. The appeal papers in the case of Theodore Crist vs. Fred L. Davis et a.l. have been filed in the Wayne cir cuit court. This is the case wherein Crist and a number of other Washing ton township property owners object to the construction of a township road at the expense of the township. The commissioners' court granted the pe tition for an anDear from its inrUrti. 1 j wuu 10 me uiuer tour"- RIOTING SERIOUS "HE LOVES ME SO," SANG THE SWEET LITTLE DYING GIRL Little Cora Graham Looked Out Into the Gray Storm Swept Clouds as Her Soul Flitted to Its Maker. CHILD HAD PREPARED FOR EARTHLY END. Wrote Out All She Wanted Done at Her Funeral When She Was Unmindful That She Would Die. Sweetly singing "He Loves Me So." her eyes staring out of the window in to the gray, storm-swept clouds, little Cora Graham passed from her suffer ings late yesterday afternoon. Twenty-four boms of the most cruel torture did this hapless little victim of tee d-;.dly gasoline stove suffer, but never ( nee did her heroic spirit falter. Froi i i he time Cora was removed from the watering trough, in- which she had jumped to extinguish her burning clothing, and at which time she re marked to her little sister Hazel, "My life is over," up to the very minute of ii-r death, she realized that she had no hope of recovery, and she quietly, and with the most remarkable bravery, pre pared to meet her end. Yesterday afternoon, a few minut?-; Itfore the soul of the child departed from its little cruelly burned body, her mother. Mrs. David Graham, asked her who she wanted to preach her funer; ! sermon and what hymns she desired to buve sung. "Everything I. want, done you will find written on a paper whic is in the letter box down stairs," said Cora, as she smiled sweetly at h.M heart-broken mother. The little girl then summoned all the members of the family to her side am! told them to kneel by the bed and pray '.or her and themselves. As they dm so the child raised up in her bed and m a sweet clear voice sang that eve beautiful hymn. "He Loves Me So." Al most us soon as she had finished sing les? the hymn. Cora Graham peacefully passed away. 3 As directed by her daughter, Mrs. Graham sought for Ihe paper which ! he said" was in the letter box. On finding it. the mother saw that it wivi list, of pall bearers the child desired to have officiate at her funeral and .1 ft.tenient to the effect that she wante I the Rev. John Stanton of the Norm Fourteenth street mission church to preach her funeral sermon, and that she wanted the hymn, "He Loves Me So" sung. From her daughter Hazel Mrs. Graham learned that Cora had written this statement last Thursday, several days before the fatal accident. Mrs. Graham is heart-broken because she imagines that people have the im pression that it was her fault that Cora met her death. "I did not. leave the children alone in the house with the intention of being gone all afternoon," sobbed the agonized little mother. "I left the house on an errand with tiie intention of returning home a.s quicklv as possible. Before I had gone only a short distance. I met the doctor, but T did not know he was going to our house. It appears that some neighbor across the river who witnessed the ac cident, telephoned to the doctor. A few minutes after I met the doctor on the road I learned of the accident and J at once hurried home." The funeral of Cora Graham will he Saturday afternoon at 2:V, o'clock nt the North Fourteenth street Mission church. The Rev. John Stanton w!!i officiate. Burial at Earlham cemeterv. TWO OEAD AS RESULT OF WRECK Panhandle Trains Met Side-swipe. on i Pittsburg. Pa., April 16. As the re sult of an east bound Panhandle freight being side-swiped by a west ' bound train at Collier today, two were 1 killed. The dead are John Maxwell, I brakeman, and Charles Utterback, fire j man, both of Denison. O. The Union Memorial Committee will hold a regular meeting at the Druids' Hall on Friday evening at 7:30 sharp. All members are expected to be pres ent at which time the final arrange ments and all sub-committees will be appointed. THE WEATHER PROPHET. INDIANA Cooler in extreme south portion Thursday night; Friday fair and diminishing northeast to southeast winds. fOHIO Cooler in extreme south por tion; brisk to high north winds Thursday night; Friday fair, war- aw. A WOMAN IS SUED! William Rost Desires Separa tion From His Wife. SAYS SHE MISTREATED HIM Various are the allegations made rgainst the conduct of his wife, Mary H.. by William F. Rost. who has en tered suit for divorce. He charges his wife caused his arrest at one lime on the charge of horse stealing and al so asserts she has been guilty of cruel Mid inhuman treatment of him. This is the second tiuie Host has brough; suit against his wite. The former time he requested the dismissal of tin case, but did not pay the costs. M.s. Rost has entered the divorce court:--, ; lso. but she too. was moved with com passion and brought about the dismiss- ! :1 of the case. The plaintiff asserts that he married tue defendant when she was a widow with seven children. As the result of Gieir marriage one son was born and 'he foster brother and his broihei.; ; nd sisters did not find home life ver" congenial. Ever since they were mar ried, the plaintiff protests the defend ant has been guilty of nagging him and las treated him in a cruel and inhu man manner. Rost claims his wiii has called him vile names and charged him with crimes and offenses of whin 1 j he has not been guilty. In April of I this year, it is alleged the defendant ; locked plaintiff out of the house and he ! was compelled to sleep in ihe barn ! throughout the night. In various oth- er ways it is complained the defendart has shown her hostility to the plaintiff. LAW! HAVE RACKS UP Members of Congress Contin ue Their Dilatory, Do Nothing Actions. FACE THE PRESIDENT. WILL NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUM STANCES THEY SAY PASS MEASURES WHICH THE COUN TRY NOW NEEDS VERY MUCH. Washington. D. C. April !'.- So far as the present session is concerned the president has had his Jast hard tussle with congress. The "big stick" has been laid away, and an analysis of the work already done by the lawmakers and of the legislative program for the remainder of the session shows that. i. has not proved to be a very effective weapon, in forcing the president's will upon the co-ordinate branch of the gov ernment. It was brandished perhaps for Ihe k-st time this spring, when a special message was transmitted urging th; t provision be made for the construction of four new first-class battle ships, but j.k pointed out elsewhere, the represen tatives of the "peepul" exhibited no t tepidity and did as they had dete--i.v.ned when they resolved to appropri ate for only two such vessels. Now the leaders of congress have diawn their blue pencils through oth er recommendations made by the pres ident, and sent their list to the white kouse. Representative "Jim" W ion, who expects to he the next gover nor of Indiana, served as their envoy, making two trips. The "big guns" on Capitol Hill had boeii counseling with one another, and Watson went to the executive office; with what virtually was an ultimatum. There were certain things which they were willing to put through this ses sion, and Watson enumerated them: there were others which would have t- wait until next winter or longer, and these also were specified. Like the cat driven into a corner by a buil t'"--riir. they had their backs up. and the Indiana man conveyed their sentiment , '.-Mh fidelity and accuracy. A recapitulation shows that when t;e session etuis Congress will have failed to enact many of t lie most important recommendations of the president. To Put on High Speed. Henceforth the leaders of congress will put on high speed and bustle through the approbation bills and do the best they can with the latter list of measures. They had figured on ad journing on May !'. but in deference to the president's wishes will hold con gress here till his conference with the governors of States who have been summoned to attend the national re sources convention. The president suggested this to Rep resentative Watson and the disposition of the men in control of legislation is to make that concession to him. SON MISTREATED. At Least Jim Gutherie Is Charged With Action. Jim Gutherie, who called upon Chief j Bailey a few days ago and thanked j him fervently for issuing the "anti , tickling" edict, was arrested yester i day afternoon for the alleged mistreat ; ment of his son. The case will prob- j ably be givea a hearing tomorrow MAKERS OW ACTION MAY BE DELAYED ON THIRD Not Thought That Measure Making That Section of City Dry Will Be Considered Seriously Soon. TEMPERANCE WORKERS INTERESTED IN FIGHT. Petitioners for "Dry' Terri tory Have Been Assisted by Others While "Wets" Are Fighting Strenuously. It is probable that pt the regular council meeting .Monday night the or dinance committee will report to council the ordinance which provides that the north half of the third ward shall be a residence portion of the city. It is doubtful, however, if coun cil considers the ordinance carefully at this meeting. It is though', that it will only be given its first reading Monday night. It is the general opin- ion that no definite action will ho taken until the Itst council mot-ting in May, at. which time the ordinance is scheduled to come up for its third reading. No action on ihe matter un der suspension of the rules is looked for. The petitioners for the passage of this ordinance have been assisted in their campaign to drive out of the north half of the third ward the only two saloons now operating in the city north of the Pennsylvania tracks, by I temperance workers in ;il parts of the! city. j The two threatened saloonists, i Henry Kohell. and Henry Lennard. j have not been allowing the grass to ; grow under them w hile the "dry" ele-' ment has been conducting thi.i "am-1 paign. Assisted by liquor people all j over the city they have gathered und-i er the "wet" banner, a host which i greatly outnumbers those who have petitioned to make the north section of the third ward dry. It is under stood that every influence will be brought to bear on council members to defeat the ordinance. FOUGHT HARD FOR PLACE BUT LOST McCarren and His Political Followers Were Un horsed. A WARNING IS GIVEN. OLD LEADER SAID THAT IF HE WAS PUT OUT OF PARTY LINES, DEMOCRATS WOULD NEVER SEE ANOTHER MAYOR FROM THEIR RANKS. New York. April 16. State Senator Patrick H. McCarren. leader of Kings county democracy, was unseated last night as a delegate to the party's state convention in Carnegie hall to select representatives to the Denver national convention after a two days' bitter contest before the committee on credentials. He was alternately greeted with cheers and derisive cries when he finally addressed the convention :;nd once was insulted by a man on the platform near him. The senator told this man he would lalk to him outside the hall. Amid scenes tense and dramatic in the extreme he first appoah-d 10 the convention to re fuse to sanction the majority report of the committee and followed this up with deliberate defiance of those, lie said, who were excluding him from the place in the party councils to which he had been chosen by his democratic constituents. He threatened 'he Tam many delegates with the statement that if the plans to put him outside the party lines were carried out. no one in the convention hall would live lone enough to see the election of an other democratic mayor of New York City. When the vote was announced, Mc Carren with his followers rose and left the hall, while their friends in the galleries gave them a parting cheer. Another cheer greeted Bird S. Coler, as he and his delegates entered to replace the McCarren men. Sena tor McCarren said that he would car ry his fight to the Denver convention. After the settlement of the McCar ren and other contests the convention proceeded with its task and named delegates and electors and adopted a platform. m hi Telephone is a WARD ORDINANCE your Classified Ads to the Palladium office with the least bother to you. Either PhoneII2! Automatic. 21 0!d. FIVE ARE INJURED Union Traction Car Left the Rails. Turning Over Near Indianapolis. PROMINENT MEN IN WRECK. Imiianapol's. hid. April It!. Five people were fiiou.-l v injured when au Indiana Fnion Traction Co. car jumped the track and turned complete ly omt in the north suburb this morn ing. The brakes refused to work, not withstanding the efforts of the inoior n:an. Sid Conger, state oil inspetcor. of Shelby illo. Mid. was bauly hurt, as was Win. Basset t and T. Goodrich, also of Shelbyville. Tiuodore Kck of ii eensliuig and an unknown man are among the injured BELL COMPANY WILL Thought That Work of Placing Conduit System Will Be Done by July. WORK NOW UNDER WAY. PRELIMINARIES WILL BE COM PLETED BY THE LATTER PART OF THIS WEEK CLINE DID NOT TALK OF THE NEW EXCHANGE. Robert Cline. superintendent of con struction for the Central Fnion Tele phone company, stated today that he expected the work of digging the con duit ditch on Main street, from Twenty-first street to Second street, placing the conduits and installing the cables, would be completed by the middle of May. This work, however, he stated, was the easiest, part of the tasK and that after it had been completed it would take four or five weeks to con nect the wires. The work on the new underground rystem started jesterday. All the preliminary work on this task will be completed by the end of this week. Mr. Clinc stated that, beginning with next Monday, he expected that the work would progress at the rate of one block per day. If this fast work can be kept p. tiie conduits should be placed and the. cables installed in twenty days. Allowing the liberal margin of six weeks to make the various wire con nections, the entire work connected with placing the underground system, s hould lie completed by the first of Ju ly. I'niler Ihe amended Main street I ole ordinance, the company would have until the first of September to complete this work. It is the general opinion that the wo'-k of pulling the big cables through the ducts of the conduits will be a gi gantic task. Mr. Cline states that a pulling machine operated by gasoline, will be brought here to be used in the work of stretching the cables. This pulling machine makes the work ex tremely easy. Mr. Cline made no statement, con cerning the probability of the company erecting a new exchange building on itc North Tenth Street lot. but it U p-actically an assured fact that this improvement will be made and that the work on erecting the building will start very shortly, as it is desired to have it completed about the same time that the work of placing the conduit jyrtem has been finished. ONE YEAR FOB PRETTYJVIARION GREY She Conducted a "Matrimon ial Agency." Chicago. April 1'..-Marion Grey, the young woman who was recently con- ictci of using the mails to promote a i':aud in the conduct of a "matrimonial arrency ' at Eluin. 111., was sentenced by Judge Landis to one year in the house of correction. UNION SERVICES. Three Local Pastors to Speak Tomor row. Good Friday Services. A union meeting will be held in Grace M. E. church at 10:15 on Friday morning at which Revs. Huntington, Graham and Lyons will speak.. It is expected that there will be a large attendance. A general invitation is extended to the public. Willing servant to bring rush coram AMERICAN LABORERS QUIT RATHER THAN WORK WITH "DAGOS" When Seventy-five Dusky Skinned Men Made Their Appearance on Sewer Job, Americans Left Trenches- MADE NO EFFORT TO CAUSE ANY TROUBLE. Left Work Peacefully, But It Was Said Other Americans Would Quit When Saturday Came. Today Contractor HipsVind r'cf scventy five Macedonian laboi-era t work on the Northwest Second Ftrnt ?ower system. When the foreigners arrived there were about thirty Ameri rr.n IaK)rers. all natives of this ctty. working in the ditches, but as soon as they saw the swarthy Macedonians, about half of the Americans crawled cut of the water filled ditches and "threw up their jobs." No self re specting Yankee, they said, would work s.de by side with a Macedonian or any ther kind of a "Dago." The local men who threw down their ipades and picks this morning, stat ;hat the American laborers who re n:'ined "on the job" will quit work Saturday. They -tat that thes met only remain at work so that thej can (raw a full week's- pay. Loafed on Jobs. Some of the job bosses state that th men who quit work this mornlnK wers lho.se who have been "loafing" on their work and that the contractors are jclad to be relieved of their services. The i,en who refused to work with the for eigners, state that they had three ex. client reasons for refusing to continue at work: firut. because they were work ed like galley slaves; second, because the average daily rate of $l.5 per day was too small wages for the class of vork required and the third reason v.;u. !ecause they considered that they would lower themselves hy ' working with syndicate controlled foreign la borers. No Trouble Caused. No effort to cause any trouble has been made hy the American workmen who quit work this morn in a;, and it is dmost certain that these men will not i ttempt to molest tho Macedonians who have surplanted them. What at titude the residents In the section of town where the sewer is being built, v 111 take in regards to the presence of he much despised foreign laborers re mains to be seen. About two years ago the police had trouble in protecting; some Italian vork men who were quartered in the Feet ion of tow n where the aewer is be ing built. These Italians were brought to the city by the Richmond Manufac turing company. Fairview people finally arose in their wrath and stoned the foreigners from the neighborhood. The Itallanr were finally deported. WIFE USED A POKER So Says Minor Coleman In His Suit for Divorce From His Wife. . MANY OTHER TROUBLES. Experience gained by former trials may have stood Charity Coleman in good stead, after her union with Minor Coleman. At any rate Minor has en tered suit for divorce and recites a tale of the hen pecked husband good enoueh to be depicted In the comic supplement of tiie color press. Minor represents that Charity had been mar ried twice before she took up her abode as his mate. He had had one such experience. There were child ren by the former marriages and indi cations are that they did not enjor the union any too well. The plaintiff says his wife has been very abusive in ber treatment of him and has struck him frequently with a Move poker. He says further she has been very unladylike in the selection of ti tles she saw fit to bestow upon him, so called him vile names. Charity liked Minor so well, that on one occasion she had a police offi cer come to their domicile and arrest fcer husband. She accused him of be ing guilty of assault and battery upon her. Later she refused to file an af fidavit against him and the case was dismissed. MONTHLY MEETING. Routine Business of Friends' Church Attended To. The monthly meeting of the East Main Street Friends' church was held this mornin?. Only the usual routine fensine&3 mas transacted.