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AB1UM AND SUN-TEL EGRAM. VOL. XXXIII. NO. 178. RICII3IOND, IND., TUESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 11, 190S. SINGLE COPY, 2 CENTS. THE FORMAL PROTEST TO BE REGISTERED : AT MASSMEETING Citizens to Publicly Express Indignation at Building of The Traction Freight Line Through the Glen. A NEW R0UTEJ1AS BEEN SUGGESTED. Proposed Route Has None of The Objectionable Features Found in All Others Yet Mentioned. Formal protest against the action of the board of public works in refusing 1-eopen negotiations with the Terre Haute, Indianapolis & Eastern tratc tion company in the effort to bring Bbout a revision of the franchise agreement will be taken at a mass meeting of citizens to be held at the East Main street Friends' church this evening. A large crowd Is expected. flThe gathering will be open for the purpose of general discussion. The meeting is called by the volunteer committee of citizens who have been most' prominent in their attempts to persuade the board of public works to alter its position. It Is probable Injunction proceed ings will follow the meeting tonight. The concensus of opinion among the leaders In the opposition Is to the ef fect litigation, will have to be resorted to. Traction Company Cautious. The company continues in Its grad ing of the street, but has made no fur ther preparation for the purpose of laying tracks. Twenty-third street, or that portion to be used by the tracks, is being placed on a grade with Main street. This necessitates a deep cut" In two places. The digging and! grading Is near completion, but no ties have been unloaded, no rails placed along the proposed route, no trolley poles placed, or any trolley wire strung. These facts may be re garded as an indication the company does not intend to go to any great ex pense or accomplish more than can be remedied easily and quickly. Although Just at present the great test public sentiment Is opposed to the construction of a route through GGlen Miller park vlt Twenty-third street, it Is extremely doubtful if such senti ment would oppose a line into the park by another route. A few years ago a proposition was put forward by the men In charge of the street rail way company to extend the street car line from the old loop, down the slope and to a station that was to be erected 'near the boat house. This group of men parted with its interests in the company before any action was taken, Although the matter had gone so far las to have plans prepared. I At the present time the street car company is discharging passengers jfrom the North Twentieth street line I into the park on city property. When I the loop was In operation, It was lo cated on city property. No objection was made by the public to this ar rangement, and none Is made to the present manner in which the company has shortened its track, owing to the faster schedule, and done away with the loop. In view of the fact there Is no way for street car passengers to reach the picnic grounds or the cen tral portion of the park it has been suggested often that it would be ad visable if there was some way the com pany could penetrate farther into the park. The board of public works in Its statement yesterday ' called atten tion to this fact. New Line Proposed. Inasmuch as such great difficulties peset the path of the company as the result of the contemplated line through JTwenty-third street, an alternative route is suggested. It would not be a matter of great inconvenience or ex pense for the company to depart from Its North E street line at about Twen ty-third street and proceed northeas terly around the hillside whereon was located the old car barns, thence di rectly east adjacent to the right of way of the P. C. C. & St. L. railway company, occupying a strip of ground owned by the city and constituting the prsent unsightly ravine to the north iof the park lake, and continue east and south and make connection with the interurban line near the old fair 'grounds. The adoption of such a plan would remove freight cars from any portion of Main street, furnish the company with a private right of way, and at the same time provide accom modations for the public by a direct line through the park, not crossing or infringing upon any driveways or requiring any excavation or fill in any of the more desirable sections of the park. As an Inducement to the company to adopt such a route, the city might permit friendly condemnation pro ceedings whereby the traction com pany Arald secure a right of way along the northern limit of the park with I out any material expense. The sec j tion of land required could not be sold .(Continued on Fase TkqJ CARS' AWFUL CRASH Two Limited Interurbans Run Together, Killing Three People. TWENTY-FIVE ARE INJURED. Plqua, O., Aug. 11. Three persons were killed and probably twenty-five fatally injured in a collision between two limited cars on the Western Ohio traction line. All of those hurt were lfterally torn to pieces by splinters of the demolished cars. The dead are, William Bailey, Pl qua, O.; William McQuillen, Locking ton, O.; James Kohl, Detroit, Mich. Twenty-five automobiles were rush ed from Plqua and Sidney to the scene of the accident, and they conveyed the injured to a quickly improvised hos pital at the Shelby county poor house. The cause of the accident is thought be a misunderstanding of orders. KISSES EDWARD Rulers of England and Ger 4 many Met at Kronberg This Morning. WERE CLOSETED TOGETHER THEY DISCUSS INTERNATIONAL PEACE PROBLEMS GERMANY WELCOMES ENGLISH KING WITH OPEN ARMS. Kronberg, Aug. 11. Emperor Wil liam kissed his uncle. King Edward, on both cheeks when the latter arriv ed at the station today. Kaiser wore a gorgeous military uniform while his uncle had on his black frock coat and snkatr"Te-n:otrrtry-eremonies--a- tended the welcome greetings, after which the party whirled away In a motor car to Friedrichschoff where the King and Kaiser were closeted to gether discussing international peace problems. It should be noted that technically King Edward is not visiting the em peror. They met as fellow guests of Prince and Princess Frederic Charles of Hesse at Friedrichshoff castle. It was on King Edward's initiative that the kaiser altered his week's arrange ments in order to meet him. The pres ence of Sir Charles Hardinge, perman ent under secretary of the British for eign office, and Herr von Schoen, German minister of foreign affairs, gives the meeting a political color. The king's visit will last until mid night. Royal Suite Leaves London. London, Aug. 11. King Edward and his suite left London yesterday after noon for Marien bay by way of Kron berg, where Emperor William Is awaiting him. His majesty will meet the emperor this morning and on Wednesday he will see Emperor Fran cis Joseph of Austria at Ischl, after which he will continue on to Marien bad, which is the king's favorite wat ering place. Semi-Officfal Press Welcomes King. Berlin, Aug. 11. The semi-official North German Gazette says: "The meeting of the kaiser and King Edward will give both monarchs the opportunity they desire for a friendly interview. That untroubled relations should exist between the sovereigns of two such mighty em pires as Germany and Great Britain Is certainly the desire of their peoples, who, in spite of all incitements to hatred, wish to pursue side by side their task in world civilization in peace and unity. We offer King Ed ward a respectful welcome in Ger man soil and wish his majesty may retain a pleasant impression of his visit" NO MEETING. The Richmond School Board will not hold the regular meeting tomor row evening on account of the ob sence of Mr. Lee Nusbaum. EMPEROR WILLIAM Kafir Boy's Fall Brings Sorrow to Many Local Young People The fact that a member of the Kafir boys quartet slipped and fell on his head on the highly polished Chautau qua platform floor, while rendering the "Holy City" last year is largely responsible for the board of directors refusing to permit dancing at the Chautauqua last year and has a bear ing on their refusal this year. It was after the manager of the African boy's quartet had placed a determined pro test with Manager Shaw that the di rectors took the action they did, which has sent gloom Into the hearts of hundreds of the younger people of the city who usually dance at the close of the night sessions. Many of the campers have declared Jifcai thejc would not cams, out thlqldaficis." WESTERNER SEEKS FAITHLESS WIFE She Spent Some Time in Rich mond Posing as Wife of Auto Agent. CRIES FOR VENGEANCE. THE MYSTERIOUS MR. KETCHAM SAYS HE WILL GET IT TOO "BEN FIELD" IS DR. BLACK, MAN CLAIMS. From far away Los Angeles, Cal., today came H. L. Ketcham, In search of a man woman and child, who have made their residence In this city for the past few months and passed as Harry Benfield, wife and daughter. The man from the far west 6ays the woman is his lawful wife, and the child his daughter, and that the two left their home in California in com pany with Benfield, who Is passing un der an assumed name. Ketcham stated that he too. is using a nom de plume and at his home is known as Dr. Black, a respected citizen. But Ketcham came too late. Only last Thursday Benfield, woman and child left this city, it Is claimed, and have not returned to their rooming house. Benfield claimed he was going to Day ton to secure an automobile and the woman and child were to go to Greens burg for a visit. Benfield has been acting as agent for the Ford automo bile company while int his city and has become known to a large number of people. Ketcham, or Dr. Black, tel's a story of untrue love and during the short time he was in the city today made threats against Benfield. He seems to be seeking vengeance as well as his wife and daughter. He says he Intends to secure all three. Makes Quiet Search. After "his arrival in the city this morning, Ketcham took up the search. He described the man he is looking for awl -etajed . his prese ntoccupatlpn as that of an automobile 'agent. It was but a short time until he was di rected to a North Ninth street lodg ing and boarding house. Ketcham in quired at neighborhood houses to find if there was a couple in the vicinity and his suspicions were verified. He told a number of times, the woman and girl are his wife and daughter and that he had come all the way from Los Angeles in search of them. Gaining hope and courage by the re peated substantiation of rumors, he went to the place at which the Ben fields have been residing and asked for them. He was told they had left and not returned. Without giving any explanations and telling only of the wrong that had been done him, he stated he would continue he search and left,' presumably for Dayton. The alleged Mr. and Mrs. Benfield have been somewhat prominent since coming to this city because of the ap parent attachment they have shown for each other. When the man was about the city In a machine the wom an usually was to be seen with him. They were accustomed to take early morning trips and the woman ap peared to be a constant reader of the newspapers. She often carried one with her when in the machine and read as she sped along. The girl spent most of her time seated on the veranda at the lodging house. She seemed to make acquaintances slowly and was seen upon the streets with her mother and her paramour but sel dom. The child is affable and quite pretty. Benfield appeared thoroughly ac quainted with automobiles and was an expert mechanic. The Ford runabouts he used always were a bright red col or. He was a good salesman and sev eral local persons purchased machines from him. WORK HASSTARTED. Contractor Cronln Now Building South L Street. Work has been started by Contract or Cronln on the construction of South L street. A large number of teams has been secured. A steam shovel will be used to remove the dirt. In one place a twenty-four foot cut will be made. year if the young people were allowed to dance and this too has partially in fluenced the directors. Mr. Shera said this morning "I don't believe there will be any dancing out there this year as nearly all the direc tors are against it Mr. Richard Sedgwick who Is presi dent of the chautauqua this year said: "I hold nothing against dancing and I think that that Is a more preferable place for the young people to dance than others that might be suggested, as we can keep our eyes on them. The statements that dancing would be per mittee at the chautauqua and that I said so are erroneous and I have noth ing to do in deciding the question al though personally I not r gJnit JEROME IS FEARFUL Thinks If Thaw Is Taken From New York He Will Nev er Go Back. O'MARA MAY LOSE OUT. Pittsburg, Pa., Aug. 11. The proba bility is that some New York man may soon succeed Detective Roger O'Mara now acting as receiver and custodian of the estate of Harry K. Thaw. It is admitted by all having a knowledge of the federal bankruptcy law that creditors have the right at their first meeting to elect a trustee to take charge of all of the property of a pe titioner in bankruptcy, and that such trustee immediately supersedes any re ceiver that may previously have been appointed by any other authority. Acting upon this provision, It Is sur mised, the creditors, a majority of whom are residents of New York, are likely to make a counter move for one of their own selection to act as trus tee. The fiercest legal fight, how ever, is expected because of reports from New York that should an at tempt be made to bring Thaw here, Jerome,- it is said, will oppose any such move, fearing that, if Thaw is once removed from the jurisdiction of the New York courts, there will be trouble In having him returned to that Jurisdiction. HORSEBACK TRIP IS ENDED HERE Pretty Miss Grace Ewalt Goes To Home in West Alex- andria on a Car. TRIP NOT TO HER LIKING. IDEA OF BEING CONSIDERED A FREAK, FROWNED UPON BY YOUNG WOMAN WHO RODE ""HORSE FROM ILLINOIS. Miss Grace Ewalt the pretty young woman thought to be drowned in the canal at Indianapolis last week pass ed through Richmond yesterday after noon on her way to her home in West Alexandria, O. Miss Ewalt arrived in Richmond after a weeks journey from Charleston, 111., where she was a bookkeeper In a business college. Her father. Holmes Ewalt, Is one of the respected citizens of West Al exandria and Is an engineer in the power house of the Dayton and Wes tern traction company. ' Both Miss Ewalt and her faithful horse have been on the road since last Monday morning, August 3, at five o'clock and on arrival here show ed signs of weariness from the long journey. She left her horse at a liv ery stable, but later it was taken to a veterinary. Miss Ewalt is known by Mr. Swisher at the interurban station where she secured passage ov er the D. & W. traction line to her home. , 4 : In speaking of her trip. Miss Ewalt said: "I did not make the trip for a wager. I had the horse at Charleston and I wanted to bring him home and I did not want to ship him on the trains, so I decided to ride him home, We left Charleston about five o'clock in the morning and have been on the road ever since, stopping over night and sometimes In the heat of the day, and traveling a short distance in the early part of the evening. I had number of experiences that I would not like to pass through again. It Is not very nice to see your name in the paper and be a curiosity or a freak as people are led to believe. I didn't like to see my name in the papers as being the woman drowned in the canal at Indianapolis. Itv wasn't me and am glad of it." WTien asked if 6he would ride her horse back in the fall, after her vacation, she said, "I don't thing I will. I have had about enough riding for one time. BOEHNE NAMED FOR CONGRESS IN FIRST Evansville Mayor Chosen by Democrats. Boonvllle, Ind., Aug. 11. John W. tjoenne, mayor or evansville, was nominated for congress by acclama tion by the First district democrats today. When Boehne took the office as Mayor, he Immediately put the lid on at Evansville, and never permitted it to be tilted. THE WEATHER PROPHET. INDIANA Fair Tuesday night; warmer in extreme southwest por tion; Wednesday showers, varia ble winds. OHIO Showers Tuesday night; Wed . nesday partly cloudy, probably HMwra fay nlfihti variable winds. E UPON WH. WADE Man Wanted for Grand Lar ceny Knocked From C, C. & L. Bridge. HE COULD NOT ESCAPE. WHEN AMBULANCE WAS CALLED IN ANOTHER CASE, WADE, BAD LY INJURED, WAS CARED FOR OLD CHARGE RENEWED. Called to the North Third street C. C. & L. depot, to remove Joseph Mc- Callister to the hospital, yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock. Sergeant Mc Manus and Driver Roberts found two injured men awaiting attention. The second was William Wade, colored, who had left the city over two years ago to escape arrest on the charge of grand larceny. McCalllster had in jured his foot with an adz and Wade had been knocked from the C, C. & L. bridge over the Whitewater river near the paper mill. Wade's return to the city was unknown to the police un til they lifted his battered and bruised form to place it in the ambulance. Both men were removed to the hospit al and today an affidavit renewing the charge against Wade was prepared. When he recovers, he will be prosecut ed on the old charge. Wade was walking east across the bridge when the afternoon passenger train from the north overtook him. The man had time to run across the bridge ahead of the train, but became confused and finally attempted to maintain his position on the outside edge of the ties. The step on the en gine struck him and knocked him to the ground below, a distance of forty feet or more. He sustained fractures of two ribs and his chest was crushed. He Beemed to alight upon his chest and shoulders. His condition was re ported favorable at the hospital today and unless complications resulting from Internal Injuries set in, chances are for a speedy recovery. He Stole Horse. The career of Wade has been some what spotted. The police claim he has done time In the penitentiary and been arrested frequently. His picture decorates the rogues' gallery at po lice headquarters. He is related to a number of local families. The occas ion of his continued absence from the city has been due to his fear of ar rest. It was more than two years ago, ; when he was accused of the theft of a horse and buggy In Darke county. Ohio. He drove to this city and was passing west on the Commons road, when the horse sickened and died as the result of its over exertion. Wade made his escape. About two months later he return ed to the city and officers Sutton and Golden were sent to arrest him at his home on South Ninth street. While they parleyed and delayed as to his Identity, Wade escaped from the rear of the house and had kept away from the city ever since, so far as the police know. Where he was coming from when struck by the train yesterday is not known to the police. The accident was viewed by a num ber of persons on the train. The train was stopped, the man's body recover ed and placed on board. It was taken to the station. It was not necessary to summon the ambulance, as it had been called for the other case. McCalllster was at work near the freight depot, hewing a timber with the adz. It slipped and cut his foot. The member bled profusely and medi cal assistance was called. The in jury will not be serious. NEW ADDITION TO GARFIELD FACULTY J. C. Boggs Has Been En gaged. J. C Boggs, a well known school teacher has been selected as an addi tional teacher at the Garfield school building this fall. Prof, toggs comes to Richmond from Greenville well recommended. He Is a graduate of the state normal school and has taught In the schools at Connersville and at Greenville, O., where he made exceed ingly good records. FORTUN FROWNS Quartet Flouted in Love Souse Maid as She Sleeps Allentown, Pa., Aug. 11. Harvey Bittenbender, Harvey Wieand, William Bittenbender and Elmer Keller, each about 18 years old, were arrested to day in East Macungie on a charge of having soused a young girl with water as she lay in slumber in her home. Disappointment In love Is given as the cause. It is stated that successively, the four Lotharios went down on their knees to tae maiden to plead, and HUNT FOR BANDITS Heavily Armed Men Rob Two Railroad Stations in Northern Indiana. OPERATOR WAS LOCKED UP Hammond. Ind.. Aug. 11. The sher iff and a squad of detectives are hunt ing for three heavily armed bandits who held up and robbed the night operator, Frank C. Bore, at the Erie station at Crown Point at 3 o'clock this morning. Five hundred dollars in money and railroad tickets were taken, after which they took Bore out and locked him in a box car where he was found later. Earlier in the night a Grand Trunk station at Griffith, six miles from Crown Point was broken into and robbed and $200 in money and tickets were carried away. WHITECAPPERS HOT TO GO UNMOLESTED Attorney-general Bingham to Probe Rush County : Case. IS THE BUTT OF JOKING. MANNER IN WHICH STATE'S OF' FICER ADVERTISED HIS GOING TO SEEK LAW BREAKERS THE CAUSE OF FIRST FAILURE. Special Correspondence. Indianapolis, Aug. 11. It is proba ble that the attorney general will make a further attemut to get at the facts in the Tribbey whitecapplng case of Rush county. Mr. Bingham Is smarting just a little by reason of the fun being poked at him In connection with his recent trip of Investigation to the scene of the outrage, and the laugh certainly seems Justified. When the attorney general returned home he did not tell all that happened down In Rush county it seems. One man who was questioned and who Is believed to have actually ' taken part in the brutal whipping of the wealthy iarmer, asserted tnat ne nad never even heard of the affair it was all news to him. In fact, he could prove tht he was at home on the night in question. The - establishment of an alibi has always been the salvation of whltecappers. It is a part of their system and the jury Is usually con vlned or so befuddled that a conviction Is impossible. So Mr. Bingham was completely foiled. But the laugh grows out of the fact that Mr. Bingham so well advertised his visit of Investigation that all Rush county and all the state knew about It before he left Indianapolis. The full details of what he proposed to do in the way of sending the whltecap pers to the penitentiary were pub lished in the newspapers of the capl tal city, and even the rustic peace of ficers of Rush county must have smll de as they read. The upshot of the whole thing was a complete fizzle that attended the attorney general's trip of Inquiry. It is being remarked that if Governor Hanly had been at home the affair would never have been con ducted with such a preliminary sound Ing of trumpets. That is not the way the governor doee things. In the Bar inoiomew county wniiecapping case the quiet Investigation made under the governor's personal direction bore quick results, and the accused were brought to trial. 8o the lesson has been learned, and it will be Interesting to watch the gum shoe methods of the attorney general's office the next time it Is called on to look Into a white- capping case. In the meantime there Is lltt'e prospect that the Rush county outrage will ever be probed with defln lte results. ACCIDENT TO HORSE. The police were notified this morn ing that a horse had fallen down on the Straightllne pike, six miles south of the city and was unable to rise The owner's name was said to be Sit Ion. A policeman was sent to the scene to shoot the horse If he thought It was unable to continue on its way. arose to "beat 1L" By chance each learned of the others' woe and they determined on revenge. J. C. Wasser, a merchant, alleges that the youths climbed the graoe bor at his home last Thursday night. and with potato sprays sprinkled water over Miss Emma wasser, his daugh ter, while she was sleeping In her bed. On another evening, ther are said have attached a string and weight to her window and frightened hex by means of their "tictac" game, j CITY TO THROW OPEN DOORS AND WELCOME SOLDIERS Tenth Infantry From Ft. Benl. Harrison Will Stop in Rich mond Two Days otilts Long March. ORDIAL RECEPTION HAS BEEN PLANNED. Young Men's Business Club And City Officials Vie To gether to Make Visit Note worthy. f "' And the old town will be painted red, white and blue In a real-for-snre manner when S00 men of the Tenth Infantry U. S. A. come marching through. Major U W. V. S. Kennon and Lieutenant L. C. RIcker were in the city today making arrangements for that number of men to spend Sat urday and Sunday, October 4 and 5 In this city. The hospitality of the city and county will be turned over to the soldier boys and they will be en camped in Glen Miller Park. All pre liminaries for the encampment were made today. J&jpr Kennon has been assured that nothlngwill be left undone to accom modate his marching lads, who will be on a trip of 2003miies from Fort Ben jamin Harrison, Indianapolis, as a part of the annual summer maneuvers. He expressed himself as well pleased by the spirit shown by all with whom he came In contact today. The board of public works was most cordial and told him the city would do all within its power for his men. The owners of the land located in the vicinity of the Hawkins Ice pond and Nettleton Neff, superintendent of the P., C, C. ft St. L. railway company, one of the owners, who himself was a member of the Roosevelt roughrlders, told the grizzled major unusual privileges could be expected from him. The camps of the walking 800 will be located in the chautauqua grove. The field to the north will be used as a parade ground. It is not large enough for regimental formations but will suffice for all necessary purposes the Major declared. The horse camp will be situated near the ice ponds and in the grove to the south, owned by the railroad company. At present the intention of the Maj or is to bring his men into the city on Saturday, so they may spend the two entire days in the city and leave the next morning for Liberty and Con nersville, thence back to Indianapolis. However, the Major assured local par ties he will do everything within his power to have his men here Friday evening. He was favorably impress ed by the Glen as a camp site. He praised the drinking water facilities in high terms and the cool, shady re treats beneath the trees were pointed to as Ideal spots. The officers, who will accompany the men will not resort to hotels as they expect to be forced to do some places along the march, but will spend their time In camps. The officers' headquarters will be located in the section of the grove located west of the Twenty-third street excavation. Young Men to Fore. The Young Men's Business club has Jumped to the fore again and it Is up on special invitation from Secretary E. II. Harris that Major Kennon agreed to encamp his men over Sun day In this city. When Secretary Har- rls was told of the intended march he wrote to the Major and expressed the invitation. When the Major and his assistants arrived in the city this morning Mr. Harris was the first man asked for.. P. J. Freeman, acting presi dent of the club in the absence of R. G. Leeds, was pressed into service and he made a detour of the country about the city In company with the officers for the purpose of locating a camp site. Several locations were considered but objections were found to all except Glen Miller park. In acknowledgement of the visit of the soldiers to the city the T. M. B. CL Intends to make the two days spent here a gala occasion. One of the of ficers stated today: "Why the good roads business won't be able to hold a candle to it. This city won't know Itself." Merchants and private citi zens will be called upon to decorate thejjj tece of business and homes and various forms of entertainment will be provided for a reception to U soldiers. CANAL MYSTERY SOLVED. Indianapolis, Ind., Aug. 11. Marie Enoch, of 816 North Pine street, was the young woman whose body was dragged from the canal near the Coun try club Sunday. The body was bur led yesterday, but the clothing was Identified by several young women who room in the house where Miss Enoch has been living. They said she had been oat of work for some time and was despondent. She had talked of committing suicide, they told the police, having once bought a hottle of carbolic acid for this purpose.