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LiJLtJJWJL yj J.VJL AND SUN-TELEGRAM. VOL. XXXIII. NO. 154. RICII3IONI, IND., SATURDAY EVENING, JULY 18. lOOS. SINGLE COPY, 2 CENTS. THE BICE M ELEVATED TRAIN TARR&RT DIM flSFIl LOCAL NEW YORK WOMAN'S - DEATH MYSTERIOUS BIG BROKERAGE CANOE OVERTURNS; MINISTER DROWlS FIRM FAILS i rinn nrr minifn m AS THE SAME OLD OPTION WOULD WORK WONDERS WILY "PLUTO TOM" Two-year-old Child Plays with Gun Which Kills Mother. Cameron, Currie & Company Goes to Wall. The Rev. Artemus J. Haynes'j Eight People, Severely, But Body Found Today. Not Fatally Hurt. REFUSES TO SPEAK HIS VIEWS ON THE NEGRO QUESTION William Jennings Bryan Will Not State Whether Ideas Held by Him in 1906 Are Those of Today. COUNTY Only Eleven Counties Would Remain Wet in TWO YearS ' If the Law Were Enforced, Says Shumaker. WAYNE IS NAMED AMONG THE DRYS. (This County Would Be Among The Forty-four Other Coun ties Which Would Abolish The Saloon. Indianapolis, Ind., July IS. Believ ing that the state will be carried for j county local option, as advocated by ithe Republicans, E. S. Shumaker, su perintendent of the Indiana Anti-Sa-iloon League, yesterday completed an estimate of the probable effect of 'such a statute. He predicts that at ithe end of two years use of the coun jty local option law not more than elev !en counties out of the ninety-two will (remain wet. The eleven he mentions are as follows: Marlon, Lake, Laporte, iSt Joseph, Allen, Vigo, Clark, Floyd, ! Dubois, Vanderburg and Posey. Mr. iShumaker's statement continues: ' "In forty-four counties of the state our voters are at present disfran chised upon the liquor question. They are: Adams, Bartholomew, Benton, Carroll, Daviess, Decatur, Dekalb, Elkhart, Fayette, Gibson, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hen dricks, Huntington, Howard, Jackson, Jasper, Jefferson, Jennings, Knox, Lawrence, Marshall, Martin, Miami, Montgomery, Newton, Noble, Parke, Porter, Putnam, Randolph, Rush, Shel by, Spencer, Starke, Switzerland, Tip ton, Wabash, Warrick, Wayne and Whitley. "These counties have 357,693 people, according to the last census, living in wet territory and they have a total of 953 saloons. In some of these counties j the majority of people living in dry territory Is overwhelming as, for exam jple, Jasper, where the voting popula tion In dry territory outnumbers those ' in wet territory, twenty-five to1 one. I believe beyond a doubt that the sa loon will be banished from every one of these counties by the enactment of a county unit local option law. ' "In addition, the following counties would also likely go dry because of the fact that the temperance sentiment is bo steadily on the Increase and be- V cause of the additional fact that al ready the number of voters living in dry territory Is almost, if not quite, equal to those living in wet Cass, .Dearborn, Delaware, Fountain, Frank ilin. Grant, Madison, Ohio, Perry, Tlp jpecanoe and Vermillion eleven in all. In this list of counties the population living in wet territory, according to the last census, was 213,897. They have about 6S4 saloons. ; "Thus a total of 571,571 people, liv ing In wet territory and having at least 1,637 saloons in their midst, would very probably go dry under a county local option law. Add to that number 1,608,912 people already liv ing in dry territory and we would then i have 2,180,484 people living in terrl ! tory free from the curse of the liquor traffic. "Under such a law a person could start from Indianapolis over the Van dalia and would not pnss through a saloon town until reaching the city of Terre Haute. Going south on the Pennsylvania, not a saloon town would be reached until Jeffersonville. Going 'east on the Pennsylvania one would have to cross the state line Into Ohio before finding a wet goods emporium Going northwest over the Big Four" the traveler would have to pass be ' yond Lafayette and on beyond the state line into Illinois some distance before finding a place where intoxi cating liquors would be served. Going north over the Lake Erie & Western, not until Laporte would be reached would a wet town be passed." - SHOOTS DRUNKEN HUSBAND IN HEART Then Woman Takes Carbolic Acid. New York, July 18. Mrs. Sarah Clock shot and instantly killed her husband, and then took carbolic acid and died today. Her husband cam'e home drunk and quarreled, and then went to sleep. His wife crept up and shot him In the heart. WORK COMPLETED. South First Street Improvement Took Much Time. The work of macadamizing South First street and building the cement . curbs, gutters and sidewalks has about been completed. This has been extremely hard work owing to the fact that a greater part of the roadway had to be blasted. Work on the im j jprojeraenta started last fall.,- New York, July 18. The police are trvinz to solve the mysterious death of Mrs. Samuel Friedlan, the wife of a real estate dealer who was found with a bullet in her brain at her home, while her two year old son was sitting beside her playing with the revolver. It is undecided whether the woman committed suicide or was accidentally shot by the child while playing with the revolver. LAWN FAMILY HAS NARROW ESCAPE While Returning Home, Horse Scares at Motorcycle And Runs Away. DID NOT GIVE ASSISTANCE. MAN DRIVING MACHINE STOPPED AT FARM HOUSE AND SENT BACK AID, BUT HE ESCAPED BE FORE NAME WAS ASCERTAINED. After informing Mr. and Mrs. Laugh lin and their daughter, that he would hurry to a telephone and notify a phy sician of their plight, an unknown motorcyclist threw on his high speed and left the scene of the accident in which the members of the Laughlin family had just been hurled from their rig as the result of the fright of their horse at the passing motor cycle Their escape from fatal injury is re garded as remarkable. Mr. Laughlin was hurled rorwara over tne aasn and under the horse's feet. His wife and daughter were percipitated to the side of the road. The horse ran away and the vehicle passed over Mr. Laughlin's body. The horse became stalled in a mudhole a short distance away and remained there two hours, or until released. The Laughlin family occupies the Comer property south of the city near the Draper dairy on the Straightline pike. They were returning home from the city yesterday afternoon and a motor cyclist attempted to pass their rig. The road is narrow and the exhaust valve on the machine was emitting its "pop-pop" with all its capability. The horse frightened and the rig skidded to the ditch and the occupants were thrown headlong from their seats. Mr. Laughlin, who was driving, was hurled forward beneath the horse's feet. Mrs. Laughlin and daughter were thrown to the side of the road. Mr. Laughlin was injured, sustaining a number of cuts and bruis es and a sprained knee. The mother and daughter were bruised and scratched about the head and should ers. The horse was terrified and began kicking fiercely. The front of the bug gy was kicked into splinters and the harness and shafts broken, so that the horse freed itself and dashed madly down the road. It plunged into a soft spot and sunk so deeply it was not extricated for two hours when the com bined efforts of eight men proved suf ficient to release It. When he saw the predicament of the Laughllns the operator of the mo tor cycle notified them he would pro ceed to the nearest house, summon aid which he did but did not return to the scene of the accident. In their excitement the members of the family had not ascertained the cyclist's name nor the number of his machine. The police may investigate the case. EPWORTH LEAGUE SE'SSION IN RICHMOND Probable That They Will Held Here. Be Rev. R. J. Wade will go to Winona Lake next week and will work for the biennial meeting of the Indiana State Epworth league to be held in connec tion with the Richmond Chautauqua next year. This is a big meeting and the directors of the local Chautauqua are hopeful that the Rev. Wade will be able to convince the leaders of the advantages of holding the meeting in Richmond. If the meeting is held here next year the Chautauqua will be two weeks long instead of ten days. In speaking about the matter Rev. Wade said: "The prospects for secur ing the meeting here next year are ex cellent, THE WEATHER PROPHET. OHIO Showers Saturday night and diminishing west to northwest winds; Sunday fair and cooler. INDIANA Fair and cooler Saturday night and Sunday; diminishing northwest winds. Detroit, Mich., July 18. With Jiabil ities at a half million in excess of as sets, Cameron, Currie and Company, the biggest brokerage firm in Michi gan, failed today. It was a member of the New York and Boston stock ex changes. A receiver has been appoint ed. Loose management is alleged against one member of the firm. Many banks and investors are involved. UCREASED RATES HOW NECESSARY James J. Hill Tells Why Great Public Carriers Will Have ' To Take Such Step. PROSPERITY AT STAKE. MILLIONS HAVE TO BE SPENT BY ROADS FOR ROLLING STOCK, IF BUSINESS OF COUNTRY IS PROPERLY CARED FOR. New York, July 18. "Railroad rates must be advanced or the country will stop. If railroads do not secure an advance in freight rates they will be unable to expend the $600,000,000 or so a year for new rolling stock and fa cilities, without which they go behind. "The loss of $(500,000,000 will be a loss to the manufacturers. The produ cer of raw material will feel it; so will the farmer who supplies the food; the lumberman who supplies the lumber; the mechanic, the laborer. It will be felt by the people generally. "This $t00,0()0,0iO of direct expendi ture by the railroads Is enormous if followed in all its ramifications. Compared to it a moderate advance in rates is a mere bagatelle., The interests of the railroads and the manufacturers and the people are closely related. If the railroads are to decay all else will decay with them." These are the views expressed by James J. Hill when Interviewed on his return from a three weeks' fishing trip to Canada. Continuing, Mr. Hill said: "There is no alternative but to raise rates. The credit of the railroads has been seriously impaired. The way to enhance credit is to increase rates. No Cut in Wages. "Wages should not be cut. Efficient labor is essential to successful opera tion. Railroad employes have peculiar responsibilities. They have to meet a hard tesW. They should ge fair recom pense. Lxf. wages 10 per cent. The man who got $15 last week gets $13.50 this week. It is the differenec between meat and no meat. "Freight rates in this country are low beyond comparison. Receiving but one-half and even one-third of the Tate received in European countries, the wages paid railroad employes here average 100 per cent higher than those paid in Europe. ASSASSINATED TODAY Great Sensation Caused by the Deed. Salonlca, Turkey, July IS. General Osman Pasha, commander of the Tux kish army at Monastir, was assassin ated in the barracks today by an offi cer of "Young Turkey" an insurgent government. The killing caused great sensation as Osman had pro claimed an amnesty to all Turkish of ficers engaged in the recent mutiny. PAPER TRUST TO FEEL "BIG STICK" Attorney General Consults Roosevelt. Oyster Bay, July 18. Attorney Gen eral Bonaparte conferred with Presi dent Roosevelt today in regard to the proceedings asainst the 'alleged paper trust. The discussion was of some length and it is claimed prosecution will be the outgrowth of today's meet ing. TO CONNECT WITH PARK. The board of public works will ex tend the right to" the proprietor of the Hawkins swimming pond to build a pathway connecting the pond and Glen Miller park. This pathway will be illuminated In the evening by elec tric lights, and the pond will practi cally, be a pact of Glaa MUlp . TURKISH CUMMANDER APPEAL TO FARMERS FOR CAMPAIGN FUNDS. Assertion That Party Will Not Take Funds from Corpora tions Is Reiterated by Bryan And Kern. Lincoln, Neb., July 18. Reminded that while the Brownsville controver sy was in its most heated stage he commended President Roosevelt edi torially for drumming out of the Uni ted States army the colored battalion, some of whose members were accused of shooting up the town, William J. Bryan qualified his declaration that he had not discussed the incident and re called that he had on the date above indicated penned a eulogy of the pres ident for his conduct. Mr. Bryan explained that he had meant to be understood as merely say ing that he had not discussed the mat ter with any negro delegation, adding: "I now remember that in 1906 be fore the real inquiry began, there ap peared In the Commoner an article that if the facts were as stated in the newspapers the president was abso lutely Justified in the policy he had followed. I did not intend to mislead anybody, but inasmuch as I do not regard the Brownsville case an issue in this cam paign, I sought to convey the sugges tion that I had not discussed it re cently with anybody. To be sure have been asked by negroes who have called upon me to express myself. Some of them have talked a great deal to me about it. He Just Listened. I have listened. When they got through I would say, in order that they might not repeat anything erron eously from me: 'You are saying that, not I." "Perhaps they have gone away with the impression that I fully agreed with what they said, though I may not have answered. That may explain the re ported statement from Bishop Wal ters that I assured a negro delegation that 1 regarded lloosevelt s action as unujust, and that I would recognize negroes in appointments to office. The candidate declined to talk about the matter further, maintaining that the Brownsville case Is not a cam palgn issue and that he will not dis cuss as Issues other than those which are Included in the Denver platform. Mr. Bryan refused to say whether or not the views expressed by him in the 19W editorial quoted are held by him today. Instead he appeared to be far more absorbed in the possible ef fect of an appeael for campaign funds issued by him and Mr. Kern an his running mate, addressed to the farm ers of the United States. Here it is: First Campaign Appeal. The flr6t appeal for campaign con tributions by the democratic candi dates for the presidency and vice pres idency was made yesterday. In a for mal message directed to the farmers ot the country, Messrs. Bryan and Kern urge them to contribute according to their means, and In other ways assist In restoring democracy to power. The appeals is as follows: "To the Farmers of the United States: "The first contribution made to the democratic campaign fund this year, so far as we know was made by an Iowa farmer. Just before the Denver convention met, this man, who mod estly prefers not to have his name mentioned, journeyed more than 100 miles to Lincoln with his contribution of $100, which he left with Mr. Bryan to be given to the committee when or ganized for the campaign. "It is very appropriate that this Erst contribution should come from that great body of our population known as agriculturists; the farmer has nothing to gain by privilege and favoritism; his hope Is in the appli cation of the doctrine of equal rights to all and special privileges to none. He has been the victim of all special legislation and has suffered from the control of politics by the great preda tory corporations. And They Are Able. "Now that the democratic party has announced its determination not to ac cept contributions from corporations, cot to accept excessive contributions even from individuals, to publish all contributions when over a resaonable minimum, it ought to be able to secure a sufficient sum from its citizens who ask from the government nothing but protection to their rights and consid eration for the general welfare. There are hundreds of thousands of farmers who are abundantly able to contribute to the campaign fund. There are thou sands who could give $100 apiece with out feeling It; there's tens of thous- ISoctiSMd on Pago TiraJ, Boston. Mass., July IS. Rev. Arte mus J. Haynes, aged 41, one of the most brilliant preachers of New Eng land, was found drowned at Harwich, today. The accident occurred" while he was fishing, his canoe overturning. He lived at New Haven and had a summer cottage near Cape Cod. BUSY SESSION FOR WEST SIDERS Many Questions Concerning Public Improvement Be fore Association. WANT ANOTHER PATROLMAN POINTED OUT THAT WEST RICH MOND IS NOW PRACTICALLY UNPROTECTED MANY NEEDS DISCUSSED. The need of another policeman, the trimming of shade trees, the demand for a new hose house, the restoration of the name National Road for Na tional avenue, and the enlargement of the Baxter school grounds were sub jects for "discussion at the meeting of the West Richmond Improvement As sociation last evening. One of the members of the associa tion in speaking about the great need of a policeman on the West Side asked "How is it the city council claims it gives us people in this part of Rich mond ample protection from the law breakers, when there is only one po liceman to cover both Fairview and. West Richmond? A crook or a safe blower could do all the damage he would want to and the police would never be the wiser until the person robbed arrived home or awoke the next morning and telephoned his mis fortune to police headquarters. The police would then get busy and try tol find the culprit, but chances are they wouldn't succeed. It was to discuss this question that the meeting was called. West Slders expect to have their demand heeded. Prof. N. C. Heironlmus and A. M. Gardner were appointed as a commit tee to draw up resolutions of sym pathy on the death of Alpheus G. Compton, who was buried yesterday morning, and who was one of the most ! Influential workers of the association. The question of the hose house was brought up again and the West Siders stated that they did not care where the new building waa situated on the West Side and would leave the matter of the choosing of the site to the offi cials, as they would know where to place the building to get the best fire protection to both Fair View and West Richmond. Prof. N. C. Helronimus made a very earnest plea for more ground at the Baxter school. He stated that the people of West Richmond felt slighted on account of the play grounds being on this side of the river so that they don't get very much benefit from them. He hopes to convince the school board and city officials that there should be more room for the children to play at the Baxter building. The association appreciates the fact that the police department is taking up the question of the trimming of shade trees. In many places on the West Side the trees are very low. The indignation of every member of the club was aroused when the ques tion was brought up concerning the National road. One of the members, who became very indignant said that "any old street could be called an ave nue, but none could be the National road. It is thought that the name of National avenue will be changed to National road if possible. TWO MEN KILLED; TEH ABE I Men Meet Death in Chicago Steel Mills. Chicago. July j. Two men were killed and ten others were seriously injured by an explosion of hot metal in the blast furnace cf the Wisconsin Steel mills, South Chicago today. The accident occurred while the furnace was being tapped. . Several of the in jured taken to the hospital, may die. PICNIC SUNDAY. lola Lodge, K. of P. Will Outing. Take an lola lodge, Knights of Pythias, will picnic tomorrow at the Stephen Kuth farm, east of the city. It Is expected that there will be a large number of. Knight .enjoy, the outing. . " " Chicago, July IS. Eight persons were severely injured, although not fatally, when a motor car on the South Side elevated railroad leaped over the bumpers at the sub-end struc ture into Stony Island ave., this morn ing. The motorman lost control of the swiftly running train. KNOWS IDENTITY OF THE MURDERER Man Who Killed Hazel Drew Will Probably Be Brought To Justice Soon. DIST. ATTORNEY SPEAKS. CERTAIN LINKS CONNECTING THE EVIDENCE ARE YET TO BE FOUND HE CLAIMS THE GIRL LIKED TO TRAVEL. Troy, N. Y.. July 18. District Attor ney O'Brien today announced that he is now certain of the identity Of the person who murdered Hazel Drew and that the murderer still lives in the vicinity and the arrest will be made as soon as certain links of evidence are supplied. The inquest has been postponed in order not to frustrate the efforts of the detectives who are now probing the case. The district attorney is not satisfied with the information in hand and wants to make further investigation Hazel apparently has a propensity for traveling. She had made several trips to New York. Boston and Provi dence. Her brother, Joseph Drew, who lives in this city says, that after the Eastern trip in April she wrote her mother telling her what a good time she had had. Hazel was ill for two weeks last win ter at the home of her uncle. William iayior. ner Drotner, Joseph, says that no physician was called and he does not know the nature of the girl's Illness. As soon as she had recover ed she obtained employment at the home of Prof. Carey, where -she re mained until a few days before her murder. mat nazei naa very little money with her at the time of her death, pro- oably not more than the five-cent piece that was found in the finger tin of one of her gloves. Is the opinion of the authorities. They have asrer- tained that she owed ?30 to a dress - maker and that on the night of Julyhay of his being a candidate. o sne pam mis aeot, arter having bor- the amount W STATE RECEIVES GOOD INTEREST Hanly Pleased With Public De pository Law. Indianapolis, July 18. After a meet - ing of the state board of finance. Gov. tianiy announced that the state Is receiving $33,000 a year Interest from its funds under the application of the public depository law enacted by the last legislature. "Thls is undoubtedly worse while, from a money point of view alone." said the governor. "This is almost enough to pay the expenses of the ex- ecutive and treasury departments and is a long step from vogue three years ago.' me Bsiem in CHANGE IN TIME. Band Concerts at the Glen to Be Held Earlier. The board of public works has de cided that, beginning tomorrow, all Sunday band concerts at Glen Miller park will start at 3:30 in the afternoon instead of 4 o'clock. These concerts have been attracting hndreds of peo ple to the park every Sunday. An ex cellent program has been arranged for tomorrow. MRS. SMITH DEAD. Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Dorc3s M. Smith, the widow of the Rev. John F. Smith, who was pastor of the First Presbyterian church of this city from 1S5S to 1S53 and who died in 1864. Mrs. Smith died at her home in Franklin, Ind., at the age of eighty-six years. CASE 0FJSMALLP0X. Again there Is smallpox In this vicin ity. Hiram Hoover of Spring Grove Is the patient. He If employed by Adams Express Compacf and hew he came in contact with the disease Is not known, 21, Jamlly-haa-icea Quarantined, i Claimed That While He Was in Denver Pushing Indiana: Man's Candidacy, He Then Looked to Senate. SHIVELY WILL OPPOSE FRENCK LICK KING. Thirteenth District Man Is Thought to. Be on the Inside Track If Democrats Should Happen to Win. Indianapolis. July 18. Announce-, ment of the withdrawal of Benjamin F. Shively, of South Bend, from the race for the democratic nomination for congress In the Thirteenth district was followed by the report that he proposed to become an active candi date for the seat In the United States senate now held by James A. Hemen- way, republican of Booneville. If the democrats secure control of the Indi ana legislature, which event Is consid ered unlikely in Indianapolis. Shively has been regarded as &' possibility for the senate and it was thought that he might make the race against John Worth Kern, vice-presidential nominee, who aspired to the position held by Hemenway. Before Kern's departure for Denver he told his friends that he waa ambi tious to be elected to the senate and ihat he didn't want the nomination for vice president. It was conceded by most of the democratic workers that Kern had the inside track in the sen atorial contest should the democrats carry the legislature. But with Kern out of the running for the senate it is said that Shively feels that he has next call for the hon-. or. He made one unsuccessful race for governor in 1896, when Bryan headed the ticket and for several years he was known as the leading Bryanite of Indiana. He received the complimentary vote of his party for the senate four years ago. Although .Kern is out of the running as a senatorial candidate. It was said that Shively will not have a clear field. Thomas TaggarL acting chair man of the democratic national com mittee, may enter the running. A story is going the rounds to the effect that Taggart was not wholly unselfish In managing Kern's candl-; dacy for the vice presidency. He Is very fond of Kern personally. They have been close friends as well as po Utical allies for many years, but It is reported that Taggart himself aspires to the senate and that he felt that with Kern on the ticket for vice nreai. 1 dent there would be nothing In th' Smooth Mr. TaggarL KJn " wrn h uunseii, ii is saia, laggarc pushed him forward skillfully at Den ver for second place on the national ticket There are no ties of friendship; now to hinder him from running for the senate and it will be surprising If i he doesn't get Into the running If his party is successful In November. In the meantime. It is said, he will amble along quietly as a receptive candidate, always near enough to the course to Jump In and make a race; without much preparation. It is very probable, however, that Taggart's ambition to go to the senate ! will be bidden as far as possible until ! the campaign gets well under war. as there is an element In the party that might not line up for the ticket If his! candidacy should be announced at thU time. It has been rumored now and then during the last three years that Tag- gait aspired to represent his state In the senate, but he never said anything for publication on the matter. He has succeeded In business, and is bow rat-' ed as one of the wealthiest men In i inuiana, ins iaitmu! follower ur that no one Is more entitled to recog nition than he, as he has given time and money to the party In Indiana dur ing the last 20 years. TO BEGIN CAMPAIGN AT BRYAN'S DOOR Prohibitionists Start August 10th at Lincoln. Columbus, Ohio, July 18. Disregard- ' InS the amenities cf national politics,' j the campaign cf the Prohibitionists will be begun at the home of William J- Bryan on August 10. Eugene W. Chafin, the Presidential nominee of the party will personally sound the key- note at Lincoln where he will speak ta Nebraska twice a day for four days. CLASS0F SIX. A class of six will be taken In Mon day evening by the Modern Woodmen. The Woodmen of Centerrille, Cam- j bridge City and Hagerstown have been j Invited to attend. There will be a luncheon served.