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THE RICHMOND PAIXABIUM AIMD SUN-TELEGRAM. VOL. XXXIII. NO. 138. RICHMOND, IND., THURSDAY EVENING, JULY 2, 1908. SINGLE COPY, 2 CENTS, WILL URGE BRYAN TOOT RACE FOR HIS PARTY'S SAKE At Delegates' Mass Meeting ' In Denver, Attempt Will Be Made to Show Bryan He Is Not the Man. CONSTERNATION PREVAILS AMONG HIS FOLLOWERS. Anti-injunction Plank Remains Center of Argument and Nebraskan May Go to Con vention to Work. Denver, Col., July 2. Every dele gate on reaching Denver will be asked to attend a mass meeting in this city a day or two before the convention, to take some action to persuade Bryan to withdraw from the presidential race in the Interests of the democratic party. Circular letters have been sent to ev ery delegate, through an editorial bu reau, asking them to make known their ideas of Bryan's candidacy. Sev eral delegates already here, have cop ies of the letter in their possession, which states that, the plans will not reflect discredit on Bryan nor be in the interest of any particular candi date. The object is to determine the strength of the opposition to Bryan's candidacy and the probable size of the vote which would be lost by Bryan's nomination and then appeal to Bryan's loyalty to step aside if success of his party Is endangered by his nomina tion. Consternation prevailed when the movement was learned of today. The circular is dated June 29. Bryan Won't Change. What. is regarded as the very latest Indication that Mr. Bryan does not contemplate changing his position on the injunction question to meet, the ideas of the conservatives was brought to town by Frank S. Monnett, repub lican attorney-general of Ohio from 1896 to 19X. Mr. Monnett was in conference with Mr. Bryan at Lincoln as the result of which he says he will have Mr. Bryan's indorsement in ap pearing before the resolutions commit tee of the convention to state the legal end political reasons why the. injunc tion plank should pledge the democrat ic party to an amendment of the law 4n these three particulars. First, to prevent the issuing of the writ in industrial disputes except aft er notice to defendants ana full hear ing; second, to permit trial before a Judge other than the one who witness ed the writ, and third, to allow a jury to be summoned in all cases where the legal contempt is committed outside the presence of the court. That Mr. Bryan has heretofore tak en his stand on an injunction plank containing these elements is the state ment of Mr. Monnett. and the fact that Mr. Bryan requested Mr. Monnett to urge their acceptance by the resolu tions committee is taken to mean that Mr. Bryan will be satisfied with noth ing else. Bryan May Go to Denver. If anything brings Bryan to Denver Jt is now believed it will be the in junction plank. He is known to be somewhat exercised over the reports that Judge Parker is bound for Den ver for the purpose of fighting any at tack on the independence or integrity of the judiciary as he views it. The men who have had Bryan's ear tfor the past few days have told him that something must be done to ap pease Mr. Gompers, else a large num ber of the men will go over to the Socialists this fall, as the Republican platform offers them nothing. Close friends of the Lincoln idol have also been given to understand that Bryan takes his present stand as a matter of principle. They are say ing here that he would have insisted on a clear cut pronouncement on in junctions regardless of what Mr. Gompers has done or seeks to do. It Is not claimed, however, that Mr. Bry an intends to go as far as he did in 1S96, when the courts were condemned Under the "government by injunction" attack. Nebraska Plank Assailed. The runners from Lincoln bring the tidings that Mr. Bryan would be satis fied with a statement embodying sub stantially the declaration in the Ne braska platform. This plank, however has been assailed by the lawyers not In accord with Mr. Bryan as antici pating an unconstitutional statute. It v specifically exempts parties to injunc tion proceedings in industrial disputes from the present court practice, and claims for the defendants, if they hap pen to be union men, the right of no tice before the writ issues and atrial - by jury on the facts in the case. Headquarters Opened. The Johnson headquarters were for mally opened today at the Albany ho tel and the campaign managers for the Minnesota governor promise an i energetic fight from that time on until a nomination has been made by the convention. Headquarters for Judge Gray in the Savoy hotel are in full swing under iContinued on Page Ten.) BLACK HAND BUSY Four Persons Were Seriously Injured in Pittsburg Today. ATTEMPT IN NEW YORK. Pittsburg. Pa., July 2. Four persons were seriously injured and two dwel lings were partly wrecked at an early hour this morning, when dynamite was exploded under the home of George Deavortoria, a wealthy Ital ian at McKeesport. Deavortoria, his wife, and father, Elmer Bailey, who lived next door, are injured. A fail ure to heed the black hand's demand for two thousand is attributed as the cause of the affair. FUSE EXTINGUISHED. Just In Time to Prevent Black Hand Outrage. New York, July 2. A- fizzling fuse was discovered on the doorstep of a grocery store owned by Antonio Lacar bera, by a passerby and extinguished just in time to prevent a bomb ex plosion. Black hand threats were re ceived by Lacarbera. SCOTT IS PROMOTED Engineer of Maintenance of Way, Richmond Division, . Leaves the City. GOES TO TOLEDO DIVISION. Guy Scott engineer maintenance of way, Richmond division of the Penn eylvania lines, has been promoted to a position on the Toledo division of the system, similar to the position he held while stationed here. Mr. Scott will assume his duties immediately. F. N. Crowell has been appointed to succeed Mr. Scott. Mr. Crowell has been engineer of maintenance of way on the C. & M. division with head quarters at Cambridge, Ohio. It is interesting to note that in being pro moted to the Toledo division, Mr. Scott succeeds Ross C. Harris, who was formerly assistant city engineer in Richmond. Mr. Harris has been promoted to the Akron division. Mr. Scott came to Richmond in September, 1906. CONDEMNED DAIRY MAKES IMPROVEMENTS Dr. Hoover Inspects Pardieck Bros Place. The dairy of Pardieck Brothers was inspected by Dr. Lee Hoover today. This dairy was condemned last week but today's inspection showed that sat isfactory improvements have been made and the dairy probably will be raised to the grade of fair. Other dairymen were found to be making improvements. A WOMAN, HER DAUGHTER AND FEW TROUBLESOME CHICKENS ROUSE TOWN Sparking Swain Catches Glimpse of Light Behind Foun tain City Store and He With Aid of Pretty Telephone Operator Sounds Burglar Alarm and Calls Sleep ing Village to Arms. Fountain City, Ind., July 2. This place underwent an experience Tues day night as the result of a supposed burglar scare that would have been se rious if it were not for the humor of the affair. A large portion of the res idents of the town was aroused from its slumbers and armed with more revolvers and guns than are listed, for taxation by the entire township, a search for burglars was instituted. When it was all over it was found troublesome chickens, a woman and a daughter had been the innocent cause of all excitement. Ruford Wooley is a friend of one of the pretty young woman operators at the telephone exchange. The night hours are long and so very lonely. Wooley, with all his gallantry, proba bly believed his friend might pass the hours more enjoyably in his presence, and furthermore, such a thing as pro tection might not be ill advised. It was about the midnight hour when the attention of the couple was attracted to a light which was flickering about the rear of F. M. Lamb's store. "Burglars" whispered Wooley. "More burglars," sighed his friend. "What shall we do?" and then there was recourse to the telephone. ARREST OF ENSLEY CREATES TERROR N MARION COUNTY Arrest of Man Who Returned Illegally Collected Funds to County, Starts Others to Thinking. PRACTICES DUPLICATED OVER STATE OF INDIAIA. An Almost Universal Custom Of Classing Sequestered Taxes as Delinquent and Collecting Per Cent. Special Correspondence. Indianapolis, July 2. The indict ment of Oliver P. Ensley, former coun ty treasurer, chairman of the Seventh district and one of the most prominent republicans of Marion county, has struck terror to those who have been wondering if the lightning that has come from the county scan dals friction would strike them before the scandal sensation has cleared away. When Ensley return ed to thev county some $20,000 on de mand, a few days prior to his indict ment, it was thought that the thing had blown over and that he would wig gle out of trouble. But the statement was made at that time, by Prosecutor Hooton, that no immunity from pros ecution had been promised, and the final blow came when the grand jury yesterday returned three indictments against Ensley. The grand jury had been tipped off in the same mysterious manner that all the county fraud in dictments have been, and Ensley was enabled to appear at the sheriff's of fice and give bond before undergoing the humiliation of arrest. There is a valuable lesson to many county treasurers of the state in the Ensley case. It has been the prac tice to class all sequestered taxes that are unearthed and placed on the books, as delinquent taxes, the treasur er retaining G per cent for collection, as the law provides in the case of de linquents. But the law does not class sequestered taxes as delinquent taxes,, and it was a clear violation of law for Ensley to do so. This species of graft for this is all it can be called has been going on in many counties of the state, it is asserted, and the indict ment of Ensley on the charge of em bezzlement is an example of how the grand jury of Marion county looked at the practice. Ensley is badly broken up over the developments, especially because his wife is seriously ill in Ohio. In fact, he left her bedside to beat the deputy sheriffs to the indict ment, getting the tip from friends here. Up to date there has been one suicide as a direct result of the scandal revelations, one of the men under in dictment is a physical and mental wreck, one has been sent to prison, several are awaiting trial and the ex perts are still at work on the books. Those Temperance Drinks. The attorney-general's office is wrestling with a new proposition in the fight on saloons and breweries. Since the crusade of the anti-saloonists became so strenuous, the breweries have put on the market what they (Continued on Page Ten.) Upon the slumbers of Mr. Lamb burst the buzzing ring of the telephone bell. It never had rung like that be fore, and without waiting to don his street apparel, Mr. Lamb ha&tened to answer. In a voice that shuddered, he was told burglars were attempting to gain entrance to his store. The friend at central keDt busv and snnn erervnno I in town who possessed a telephone. and was not deaf, was awakened. Lamb, Albert Pierce and Peter Cutler and their cohorts, set out for the store. Bert Lacey. Marshal Price, George Harris and others from the west ad vanced upon the store. Guards were thrown out in all directions and no av enue of escape was left the burglar. When the advancing hosts assembled at the store there were no other hu mans to be found. Although search was made, but no jimmy marks nor foot tracks were to be found. Some body suggested joke and others false alarm, so the army of home guards dispersed. The answer to the puzzle came yesterday. Mrs. Charles Con ner and daughter Pauline, told friends they had heard a commotion among the chickens the night before and gone forth with lanterns to ascertain the cause. They knew naught of the burglar scar until many hours-rioter TWO HOURS SLEEP ENOUGH FOR HER. Economy, Ind., July 2. Mrs. Lu cinda Ashby is demonstrating the feasibility of doing without sleep in any larger quantity than that ab solutely demanded. She says two hours is enough and soon she will be able to do without any. She works in her garden at any hour and she is busy with her hoe long before the dawn streaks the sky. Friends of the woman claim she will be unable to withstand the physical strain. She claims she will counteract the strain by occa sional rests. HAZZARD MA! BE CAUGHT IN DENVER Sheriff Burr of Henry County Goes to Colorado and May Get Historian. HE IS NOW A FUGITIVE HAZZARD SINCE SCANDAL SUR ROUNDING HIS ACTIONS TWO YEARS AGO HAS KEPT AWAY FROM HIS OLD HOME. New Castle, Ind., July 2. New Cas tle and Henry county people are won dering what will happen if Sheriff C. II. Burr, of this county, and George Hazzard, of Tatfoma, Wash., but well known as the author of "Hazzard's History of Henry County." happen to meet in Denver. Sheriff Burr left this week for Salida, Colo., with his family for an extended visit for the benefit of his wife's health. George Hazzard will be at the democratic convention in Denver and as only a short dist ance separates the two cities, the sher iff may go to the convention city. Hazzard has not been here for about two years, and Sheriff Burr has in his possession papers that would prove of interest to Hazzard, especially as they would require him to come back to the scenes of .his boyhood. The papers are warrants growing out of Haz zard's methods in selling his history and in obtaining signatures to various documents, commonly termed forgery. Since they have been in the sheriff's possession Hazzard has kept away from Henry county. There would be no surprise in this city to see Burr step from any train with Hazzard in his company. FACTORY MAY COME Officials of Rahn, Carpenter Company of Cincinnati Here. A CONFERENCE IS HELD. John Rahn, Jr., and W. N. Carpenter secretary and treasurer of the Rahn, Carpenter company of Cincinnati were in the city today for the purpose of a conference with the directors of the South Side Improvement association. This concern is seeking a location in this city. The company manufactures machine tools and at the present time employes a force of 150 men. If suit able inducements are forthcoming it is proposed to locate here a factory that will furnish employment for 300 or 400 men. Will P. Haughton, secretary and treasurer of the United Industrial Co., of Indianapolis attended the confer ence, also. Mr. Haughton's company was organized about one year ago for the purpose of creating and maintain ing interest in manufacturing con cerns seeking location in Indiana cit ies and towns. WORK WILL BEGIN ABOUTSEPTEMBER 1 Garfield Building Will Be En larged. It is expected work on converting the Garfield school building into the new high school, will begin about September 1. It is probable a bond issue will be necessary to defray the cost of construction. It is proposed to construct an addition to the present structure that will cost about $50,000. The addition will cover the Starr and Kolp property sites on Ninth street and allow an entire half block for the purposes of the building. It is ex pected the Seventh and Eigtht grade work will be transferred to the build ing now used for hig school purposes. THE WEATHER PROPHET. INDIANA AD OHIO Fair Thursday and Friday; Hflht, variable wrritfs. EATON ORIO IS NOW CELEBRATING HER ANNIVERSARY All Preble County Is Joined To gether to Make Three Days' Celebration One of Great Pleasure. THE STATE OF OHIO PAYS ITS RECOGNITION. Governor Harris and His Staff Are in Preble County Town Geo. P. Early One of the Speakers. Eaton O., July 2. All 1reble county awaited anxiously the coming of.today, when every inhabitant united in the beginning of a three days' celebration in Eaton in honor of the one hun dredth anniversary of the organization of the county and to do honor to the sturdy band of pioneers, who settled within its boundaries, ten or more de cades ago and through whose honest efforts, hard toil and undying perse verance, the county has become fam ous, the people are prosperous and the state is enriched. For three days the populace will lay aside their labors and business and in a manner most commendable, will celebrate the cen tury of progress made by the county. The big affair will culminate In the observance of the natal day of the na tion on the Fourth. In connection with the centennial celebration, there will be a homecom ing week. From far and wide sons and daughters of Old Preble will leave their adopted homes and return to their native heath to mingle again with old friends, make new acquaint ances and mark with pride the prog ress, which the county and its pros perous towns and villages have made during their absence. Lettei after letter has been received by the home folks in Preble from distant relatives stating that they are making prepara tions to be here before the centennial and participate in the home-coming joys. The population of the county during the three days promises to be doubled or even trebled. The committees in charge of the event left nothing undone which would add to its success. Amusements of all kinds, attractions galore and al most every conceivable form of enter tainment has been provided for the guests of the week. Ohio's many in stitutions, both civil and military, will be represented. Governor An drew L. Harris, a distinguished son of the county, with his staff, will add dignity and a state recognition to the celebration by their presence. Four companies of the Third Ohio infantry. Col. Catrow commanding, will also at tend the celebration and participate in the several pageants, which have been planned. Festivities Opened. The opening of the festivities this morning was marked with the meet ing of friends from th S3or corners of the republic and a renewal of ac quaintances. Mayor D. J. Miller bid (Continued on Page Ten.) BLOODTHIRSTY FLY RAISES CAIN WITH RICHMOND DAIRYMEN AND OFFICIALS Terrible Insect Named Musca Domestica Starts Some thing Worse Than the Proverbial Stench From Old Denmark The Public Still Goes About Its Business With Customary Nonchalance. By Dudley J. Cates. A "tempest in a tea-pot'i" Well, how about a cyclone in a milk-can! From the meek moo-moo cow to the garrulous goo-goo babe, the inspection agitation is whirling in a spiral phan tasm of delirious extremes. Germs, bacteria, sudden death and bubonic Dlaeue are pictured like the handwrit ing on the wall. And all because somebody dropped a fly in the milk! Who was it? The dairyman accus es the inspector; the inspector ac cuses the dairymen; the prosecutor is mad at them both, and a member of the state legislature is In, but he doesn't know just where. Yet the fly dropped there, sure enough, and offi cials don't like flies. Something must be done. The whole ship of state is floundering on billows of milk with a fly in it. The nation is threat ened and awaits a Joan of Arc to lead the masses. The drowned, fly sure started something. Even a Brutus couldn't quiet the row. It can not be blamed on the fly, ex cept indirectly, there being no evi- EIGHT MEET DEATH Two Missouri Pacific Trains Come Together Head-on This Morning. MANY WERE INJURED. Sedalia, Mo.. July 2. Eight per sons are reported killed in a collision head-on. of two Missouri Pacific pas senger trains at Lamar, Mo., at five o'clock this morning. A dozen are seriously injured. A relief train, car rying doctors and nim.es has started for the scene of the accident. REPORT CONFIRMED. Railway Officials Do Not Know the Number of Dead. St. Loujs. Mo., July 2. Railway of ficials confirm the report that several were killed, but they have no details up to date. LEOPARDS ESCAPED Wild Animals Captured at Cir cus Before Anyone Was Injured. WAS MUCH EXCITEMENT. An unexpected free performance was provided by the John Robinson circus yesterday afternoon. Two leopards escaped from their cage and one made its way into the main tent when the circus was in progress. Considerable excitement followed. A number of women screamed and left their seats. The employes of the circus endeavored to recapture the beasts without creating any disturb ance and succeeded so well that many in attendance knew nothing of the danger to which they were exposed, while ode of the spotted creatures strolled around beneath the seats in search of an avenue for escape. One of the leopards was corraled Jn a piece of canvas and the other was las soed. The regular performances were up to expectations. Fair sized crowds attended both performances. The circus did not present as many actors as some of the larger tented attractions. TWINS NAMED FOR TWO MS MEN Theodore Roosevelt and Wm. Taft Names Bestowed. Twin boys have been born to Mr. and Mrs. Osro Chowning of 111 North Seventh street. The names Theo dore Roosevelt and William Taft have been bestowed upon the boys. It will not require an encyclopedia to deter mine the political adherence of the pa rents. The mother and sons are'do ing nicely. dence to show that he drowned him self. The dark cloud of mystery that surrounds him has even discolored the milk and makes the case fit for a Sherlock Holmes or a Foxy Quiller. Whose fly was it? The dairyman claims it was a tramp fly, but the sci entists, with their Bertillon system of Insect measurement, have found hi3 name to be Musca Domestica, suggest ing a fly old Italian family. When fished out, the body was well pre served, but was not claimed at the morgue. Its grave is being guarded from dairyman ghouls and black spi ders to prevent the abduction of the prosecuting, but unfortunate, witness. The law says there must be no flies In milk, and a fly is a fly, whether he is pushed In, falls in or is already in. It is a critical situation. The cows want a vacation, ' but the dairymen don't; the state inspector never takes one and the city inspector doesn't do anything else; the prosecutor says "he'll show 'em," and the legislator de- j cllnes to talk for publication. AH this time, the burdened common peo ple are wondering, wondering on but! one subject. It is the cream of the J whole milky situation: j "Who cared about that fly any- j waji' ... - - . . l ACTIVE FIGHT TO BE MADE BY WEST D BUSINESS MEN Will Once More Attempt to Make That a Center for Business Activities as in Olden Days. " VAST IMPROVEMENTS MADE IN SECTION. New Buildings Erected and Old Ones Have or Will Soon Be Remodeled, Making Them Modern. Years ago that part of Main street between the river and Sixth street was the principal business section of the city. "Why can we not make this part of Main street the principal business dis trict again?" asks the West Main Street Business Men's club. Then they answer in chorus, "it can and will be done. We have some of the oldest and most substantial business firms in the city and there has been more Im provements made between Third and Sixth streets than in any other three squares on Main street." To entice back the trade which has wandered further east on Main street, the members of the West Main street Business Men's club has decided to in augurate a boom and the club mem bers are confident that their efforts will be crowned with success. This boom will be inaugurated tomorrow evening, when there will be a free band concert at the court house square, a blaze of electric lights and myriad decorations. To this function the club members invite every man, wo man and child in the, city. On Main street between Sixth street and the river can be found some of the best business houses in the city ex cellent groceries, house furnishing es tablishments, a good hotel. Jewelry shops, harness and piano stores, drug stores, fruit stores, and in fact, estab lishments which have stocks to sup ply every demand. That Bection of the "boom district" between Fourth and Fifth streets has made many improvements in the erec tion and remodeling of buildings. Take for instance, on the south side of Main street, between Fourth and Fifth streets a few years ago nearly all the buildings were dwellings. Now there is not a dwelling house on that side of the square. John Eggemeyer has erected a beautiful pressed brick block. The first floor is occupied by the Eggemeyer grocery. The other 6tories are used for flats. Not so lone asro. S. V Oaar hntieht some old dwellings, removed them to North Second street and on their for mer sites erected the beautiful stone front block, the first floor of which is now occupied by the McConaha com pany. This block is probably one of the best in the city. The Sudhoff drug store has been remodeled as well as the block owned by Mrs. Shepman and the Mink Brewing company. This block adjoins the Eggemeyer block. Much Remodeling Done. On the north side of the square many improvements have been made in the past nine years. The block oc cupied by the M. J. Quigley drug store has been most attractively remodeled. Next to it is the Newkirk building, which is new and one of the best In the city. Mercurio & Co.. and Joseph Hassenbusch purchased the old Bar gess block and have remodeled it in to a modern four story building, com plete in every detail. Adjoining this block is an ancient pile which has Just been purchased by Val Young. He will tear down the old building and in its place build an up-to-date block for store room and flat purposes. The block owned by Albert J. Morel has been thoroughly remodeled and in a most satisfactory condition. The John Roling block hss been rebuilt into a splendid structure. The square between Fifth and Sixth streets is solidly built up of substan tial, roomy business blocks. Not many of the buildings on this square have been remodeled but all of them are In excellent condition. Some of the business houses have placed new fronts to their stores and a good ap plication of paint has added greatly to their appearance. New and remodeled business blocks are not the only Improvements the West Main street merchants boast of. They point with pride to the beautiful court house building and the Main street bridge. The court house is one of the most beautiful buildings in the (Continued on Page Nine.) NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS On account of Saturday, July 4th being a national holiday the Palla dium and Sun Telegram carriers will collect for the paper on Friday.