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TED ABIUM AND SUN-TELEGRAM, VOL. XXXIII. NO. 186. RICII3IOND, IND., WEDNESDAY EVENING, AUGUST 1J, 1908. SINGLE COPY, 2 CENTS. BANKERS TO MEET III CITY DURING FESTIVAL WEEK NOTED ANARCHIST IS AGAIN IN PROMINENCE. HONOR WHERE IT IS DOE ACCORDED ADMIRAL EVANS RELIEF CAME FINALLY STATE WINNER III Writer and Singer of Hymns Whose Voice Now is Stilled FIRST SKIRMISH IN JONES CASE Refreshing Breezes Following The Hot Days Wel comed by All. . TH1 Postponed Convention May Be Held in Connection With Big Event and Make Addi tional Feature. ORGANIZATION WILL BE FORMED BY BANK MEN. jCIaim State Organization Does Not Represent Them Satis factorilyCommittee Goes To Indianapolis. As an added feature to the fall fes tival efforts are being made by the Young Men's Business club to induce the bankers of the Sixth district to hold their postponed organization meeting in this city during the first week in October. This will undoubtedly help to make the festival a great event. It is ex pected at least 75 or 80 of the repre sentative bankers of the district will attend the meeting and there will be also a large number of well known bankers from other sections of the etate attend. The purpose of the meeting will be to perfect a permanent organization of bankers of the sixth district. It would be the object of such an or ganization to bring the bankers into ! closer touch with each other. In this i manner representatives of the smaller banks of the section can eet together and discuss Questions tr.at are of in terest to all. It has always been found that at the meetings of the In diana State Bankers' association the questions discussed are of no particu lar interest and have no important bearing on the banks of this district (and concern only the banks in the larger cities. Local bankers believe that with a bankers" association in this district questions concerning: the banks here can be placed before the meeting of the Indiana - State Bankers association J -with added significance. In other sections of the state, wnere there are ithe district organizations, It has been found that they are a great help to the 'banks in getting many privileges. More definite arrangements for the festival will be made tomorrow even ing by the executive committee of the .Young Men's Business Club. This morning, Perry J. Freeman, vice pres ident of the Young Men's Business :club, and Nimrod Johnson, chairman f the Finance committee, went to In dianapolis to make arrangements with Ithe Indianapolis, Terre Haute and i Eastern Traction company for special rates from all points on its lines. While there they will visit Col. Green in regard to the "soldiers' day." It is proposed on this day to have a sham battle and other army maneuvers that are practiced by the lOth infantry U. S. A., which will be In the city dur ing the fall festival. Mr. Freeman 'and Mr. Johnson will endeavor to per suade Col. Green and Major Kennon ,to bring the troops to Richmond on Friday and remain over Sunday. There 'will be about SOO men and !:" horses. 'They will encamp at the Glen. Another feature that will probably be arranged for is a fancy stock show, (people from all over the vicinity will be Invited to exhibit stock and premi ums will be offered that will make it worth while for the fancy stock grow ers to bring their best stock to Rich mond. DIES IN MACHINE Collision Between Auto and Train at St. Paul Was Awful. WIFE WAS INCINERATED. HUSBAND KILLED, SISTER-IN-LAW MORTALLY WOUNDED AND TWO CHILDREN WILL DIE, ALSO. JjJROBABLY St Paul, Aug. 19. An 'putomobile collided with a railway tr at Cot- t age wood station John B. Glueck tils mc r ing and secreta: of the Glueck Brewing Co., Mlnne Instantly killed. His wife in the wreckage of the mi roasted to death by tie ea; A sister-in-law and two twelve and seven, were hari the depot. The former is . the latter two probably are Jured. The train stopped au rers came to the rescue ! Glueck burned to death befor foaaible to extricate her. lis, was pinned ne and ie fire, ildren, -.gainst and ly in- issen Mrs. was ANOTHER FAMILY liV few? - Ml ALEXANDER DERKMAN. He Is an anarchist who once at tempted the life of Henry C. Frick, was one of the leaders of the delega tion which sought tc gain admittance to the Prosperity Congress in New York. SOLDIERS GOING BACK, BUT 2, KEPT ON GUARD Two Companies Left Spring field Today for Chicago and Avoid Kankakee, Fearing More Trouble. GRAND JURY BEGINS ITS WORRWITH 19 ARRESTS. City Demands That Justice Be Done and That Mob Lead ers Suffer for Disgrace Brought Upon AIL Springfield, 111., Aug. 19. Two regi ments of soldiers went back to Chi cago today. They will not go through Kankakee. More will follow tomorrow. The special grand jury began an investigation and nineteen persons are under arrest charged with participation in riots. Indictments probably will be returned against all. Negro members of the fire department were discharged today for the good of the service aiTd to avoid friction with whites. There still remain 2,XH) troops to keep watch over the city. There has been no violence of im portance in Springfield today, the dis turbances being limited to vandalism and several fist fights. In one of these a small crowd of white men and boys set upon a negro and beat him severely. He managed to break away and is said to have left the city. The only affair in which the militia men were called upon occurred in Har vard Park yesterday. Residents of that suburb reported that 150 negro refugees were hiding in the cornfields and making raids on gardens and chicken yards. A company of militia was sent out and brought in the blacks without any skirmish or firing. Mining Towns Disturbed. Reports of disturbances are being received from the mining towns near Springfield. At Andrews a negro was forced to leave town. He appealed to Gov. Deneen, who asked the state's attorney to act on the matter. At the Woodside and Tuxhorn mines some of the white workers walked out rather than dig beside the negro min ers. They said the blacks were armed and feared some accident might cause a clash. Both blacks and whites be long to the miners' union and offi cials of that body met tonight to patch up the trouble. - On the advice of the attorney gen eral Gov. Deneen today refused to ord er the surrender of Joseph B. Klein to the Kankakee authorities to face a murder trial. Klein will be retained in the military until the riot duties of the militia are ended. When he again becomes a civilian, however, he will be liable to arrest on the warrant, re. suiting from the stabbing of Earl Nel son. Citizens Demand Full Justice. Springfield Is to purge Itself of the sins which resulted in the recent race riots. Not only the acts of violence themselves but the political rotten ness which made them possible will be investigated by the special grand jury summoned at the demand of Gov- Deneen and there will be no mercy shown to the city and county officials responsible. This determination of the officials (Continued on Page Two.) 0 Far From Battleships and Sea "Fighting Bob" Sheathed His Sword and Trade Henceforth Is Peace. COUNTRY IS GRATEFUL FOR HERO'S SERVICES. Veteran Urges Maintenance Of a Larger Navy and As serts It Will Add More Thanf Prestige. Lake Mohonk, N. Y., Aug. 19. Far from grim warships and the sea, where he spent nearly half a century in the service of his country, Rear Admiral Robley D. Evans of the United States Navy, who Is at this quiet mountain hotel, reached the age limit of 62 years yesterday and passed from the ranks of the country's active sea fighters. Here, where fourteen peace conferences have assembled, one of the world's greatest naval commanders laid down his arms, probably never again to take them up In the defense of the country he has served so well. His has been the longest service, but two years short of half a century, of any man who has reached the rank of rear admiral in the United States navy. All through yesterday the hotel was thronged with admirers of "Fighting Bob," as his hosts of friends delight to call him. " Telegrams by the score reached him from all parts of the country, all expressing felicitation and affection for the man who has done so much to build up the Amer ican navy. A telegram in particular, which caused "Fighting Bob" many smiles came from an old friend in Washington, and said: "For some of us, skipper, your flag will always fly." In reply to a friend, who asked the admiral how he felt on his sixty-second birthday, he replied characteristic ally: "Fit as a fiddle. I am 62 years young today and I expect to reach a hundred. I am taking on flesh at the rate of half a pound a day and I haven't got a thing to do but loaf. Who would not get well under such circumstances?" Will Write for Magazine. The admiral said he expected to stay here until October, when he will go to Washington to be associated with the general board in an advisory capacity. He added that he expected to do some work before he left here, having ar ranged with a magazine to write twelve articles on naval subjects. Asked regarding the probable effect of the cruise of the ts-t ".round the world, which he commanded from Hampton Roads to San Francisco, the admiral said that he believed its in fluence was already being felt That the cruise would add more than mere prestige to the United States as a world power, the admiral asserted in no uncertain terms. He said it was the greatest disappointment of his life that he was unable to keep the com mand at least until he could visit Ja pan. Questioned in regard to the war talk between the two countries the admiral said there never would be any war un less the United States forced it upon Japan. He said the Japanese are a sensitive people and the greatest lit tle fighters in the world, and it is not a wise policy to annoy them too much. The admiral further said that Jap an's attitude toward China was great ly misunderstood in this country; that it - was not her desire to colonize China, but that she merely wanted to have a hand in directing her poli cies. He said the only interest the United States should have in China was to maintain the "open door." Fur ther than that America can not ex pect to gain anything, he declared. The admiral strongly asserted that the United States is in duty bound to maintain a large navy. He declared that he has always held that our best guarantee of perpetual peace Is to be so strong that other nations will be afraid of us. Urges Larger Navy. "We should have twenty-four battle ships on both the Pacific and the At lantic oceans," said the admiral. "Six teen of these should be in commission in each ocean all of the time, with eight held in reserve." The admiral expressed it as his opinion, formed through a long service and study of the nation's naval needs, that such a fleet of battle ships would not only guarantee peace, but would have inestimable value in promoting American trade in other quarters of the globe. The formal -celebration in honor of the admiral took place in the large parlor of the Mountain hotel. The room was gaily decorated with Am erican flags, but the feature which attracted the attention of every body was a battle-scarred flag which the 'admiral carried on the Iowa during the battle of Santiago Bay. '. Albert (Continued on Page Three. CHANGE JS IN PROSPECT. After several days of sweltering, suffering humanity found relief yes terday when the great round golden sun failed to pour its hot rays down on the earth as It had on Sunday. At its best yesterday the mercury could only reach 86 degrees. The minimum of yesterday was 66 degreos. The relative humidity was exceptionally low being 33 per cent at 7 o'clock. The following official bulletin was Issued from Washington: a Daromeuc depression wm ad vance from the Pacific to the Atlantic coasts from about Aug. 20 to 24, cross ing the Rocky Mountain district Fri day, the plains states Saturday, the central valley and lake region Sunday and Monday, and the Atlantic states Monday and Tuesday; preceded in the several sections by temperature ris ing somewhat above the seasonable average, attended by well-distributed rains that probably will cover the cot ton belt, where rain is needed, and followed by two or three days of com paratively cool and settled weather." COMMITTEE SAYS CITY OFFICIALS ALONE TO BLAME Members Were at Indianapolis Yesterday and Held Confer ence With Officials of Trac tion Line. BOARD AND MAYOR ARE ABLE TO MAKE CHANGE. CommitteeT Satisfied With Re sult of Visit and Gives In formation That It Will Not Stop Until Done. Members of the "citizens' lookout committee" as it has styled itself, were at Indianapolis yesterday and conferred with officials of the Terre- Haute, Indianapolis & Eastern Trac tion company in regard to the Glen Miller Park proposition and the loca tion of an interurban freight track there. The committee asserts it was told the fault for the present perplex ing situation and deep cut through the park along Twenty-third street is the fault of the city officials. The com mittee says the end has not come and it will continue its work until the mat ter is settled "and settled right." The committee Is composed of Mrs M. F. Johnston, Paul Ross and Clay ton Hunt. One member of the com mittee stated this afternoon: "We are well satisfied by the results . of our visit. We are more convinced than ever that the mayor and board of pub He works are entirely responsible for the spoliation of our park and could. If they would, open negotiations very shortly looking toward the selection of another route." It is the desire of the cojhmittee to have the public understand it is on the alert and active at all times. The committee will leave no way untried by which it may prevent the actual operation of a freight line through the park. MAKING REGULAR INSPECTION TOUR Officials of Richmond Division Running Over Line. The Richmond division officials of the Panhandle are making the regular monthly inspection trip The party consists of J. E. Foley, chief train dis patcher, R, I Adams, supervisor A. Li. Porter, train master, F. C. Crowell, engineer malntalnance of way; Nettle ton Neff, superintendent; Mr. Hop kins, shop foreman and E. R. Beatty, road foreman of engines. The party spent today on the north part of the line and will be ready to inspect the road from Richmond to Cincinnati to morrow. ' THE WEATHER PROPHET. INDIANA Generally fair Wednesday and Thursday, with light winds, mostly northwest. IRA D. SAN KEY. Sankey was a famous singing Evangelist. Borne of hU most famous songs were rendered at his funeral. He died in Brooklyn recently at the age of 68. FOUR ARE ALIVE OUT OF 85 Rescuers at Maypole Mine Were Driven Back by Flames Today. BODIES UNRECOGNIZABLE. PITIFUL SCENES ENACTED ABOUT MINE AS MOTHERS AND WIVES MOURN FOR THOSE HELD DEAREST. Wigan, England, Aug 19. An ex plosion occurred today In the Maypole Mine, belonging to Messrs. Pearson and Knowles. The headgear and ven tilating apparatus of the mine was de stroyed and about seventy of the min ers are entombed. It Is feared that many have been killed. Rescuers Forced Back. After recovering twenty dead bodies the rescuers were driven back' by flames early today. Sixty-five more miners still are entombed and all hope of rescuing any alive has been aban doned. Seven of the rescue party became unconscious and were brought out by companions. The bodies of the recovered victims were too badly burned to be recognized. Only four out of the eighty-five men who went into the mine to wor!; have been brought out alive and they were un conscious. A naked lamp caused the disaster. Pitiful scenes were enacted around the mines and mothers and wives are nearly crazed. FELL TWO FEET ANDDEATH CAME Lad Tumtrted From Swing, but Paralysis Killed Him. Madison, Ind., Aug. 19. Ernest, the eight year old son of Rolla FewelL died last night from paralysis pro duced by falling only two feet out of a swing. MAIL FOR CAMPERS Postmaster Spekenhier has complet ed arrangements by which the Chau tauqua campers will receive their mall twice daily. A box has been placed at the corner of Main and Twenty-second streets and another box has been placed at the headquarters tent. All the campers who wish their mail de livered to the grounds should notify MEN ilr. Spekenhier. " " si5 O f SUIT REVEALS STRANGE STORY Also Brings About Arrest of Fred Hamilton for Sus picion. COLVIN IS IMPLICATED. PROMINENT MAN ACCUSED OF BEING CONCERNED IN AFFAIR, WHICH MAY BE AN ATTEMPT TO SWINDLE. Fred Hamilton, former partner of Albert McClure, who Is now held by the federal authorities to answer a charge of using the malls to defraud. is under arrest on the charge of swin dling J. H. Ricker of Eldorado, Ohio. Hamilton is employed as chauffeur by F. A. Colvin, who is connected with the overall factory. Colvin la suspected of being Implicated in the swindle and after the case has been investigated thoroughly it is probable he will be taken into custody. Saturday Ricker, who is a well to do merchant of Eldorado, came to Rich mond and opened negotiations with Colvin for the purchase of his auto mobile. According to R. I Study, Ricker's attorney, Ricker told Colvin he would give him his motorcycle. valued at 1175 and $400 in cash for the automobile providing the machine ran from this city to New Paris on high speed without breaking down or having any trouble. This proposition was acceptable to Colvin, according to Mr. Study, so Ricker left his motorcycle standing in front of the Colvin home and left with Colvin, Russell Ricker and a ma chlnist to make the trial trip to New Paris. Mr. Study states that the ma chine broke down four times enroute to New Paris and on arriving there Ricker told Colvin that the deal was off. Colvin made no objections but told Russell Ricker to return with him to Richmond and get the motor cycle. The lad did so but on arriving at the Colvin home the motorcycle could not be found. It was then learn ed that Hamilton had taken it. Ham ilton was gone all day Sunday but on his return o this city Monday he was placed under arrest. Hamilton admits taking the motor cycle but he states that he did so by the orders of Colvin. He states Mr. Colvin told him to take the motor cycle and sell It, which he did. If Hamilton's story can be verified he will be released and Colvin will be placed, under arrest. In the circuit court Ricker has filed suit against Colvin to recover the mo torcycle or its value. Mr. Study states that Colvin was In trouble at one time at Muncie on a swindling charge. Judge Converse Ruled This Morning and Ordered De struction of Liquor Confis cated in Recent Raid. LARGE BOOZE SUPPLY IS PROTECTED BY POLICE. Results of Three Raids Stored Away at Headquarters, and Only Spiders and Mice Re joice About the Bottles. Judge Converse this morning In the city court ruled that the liquors seized last week at the Jont pharmacy at Whitewater should be destroyed. Ar guments for and against this order were made before the court Monday afternoon. After making his ruling Prosecutor Jessup requested the court to order the booze held until after the trial of Arthur H. Jones on the charg of operating a blind tiger. Thta charge has been filed against Jones a the circuit court Prosecutor Jessup stated that the state desires to hold the booze as evi dence against Jones. Judge Converse stated that It would be unnecessary for him to issue such an order, as At torney B. C. Robblns, representing the defendant, had notified him he will ap peal the decision to the circuit court. Judge Converse by his ruling this morning virtually holds the opinion that Jones operated a blind tiger and that the liquor found In his possession must therefore be destroyed. How ever, the question of whether or not Jones operated a blind tiger will be passed upon by the circuit courL Pros ecutor Jessup believes the state's case will be greatly strengthened by the city court's ruling when Jones Is tried In the higher court. Pending the hearing of the Jones case in the circuit court the booze will be added to the already large collec tion now in the custody of the police. In one of the rooms of the city build ing there is now enough booie of all descriptions to stock a first class sa loon. Besides Jones, the Eagles club k and the Westcott hotel have contrib uted to this collection. The booze seized at the Eagles' club has been. In the possession of the police since last' November. About six months ago ar guments for and against the destruc tion of this booze were heard before Judge Converse but np to the present time he has made no ruling on the case. The booze seized at the West-" cott hotel last May Is being held as ev idence against George Gay, proprietor of the hotel, when his case Is heard in the circuit court some time during the, October term. . ' " STREET CORNER SPIELS GIVEN New Plan Is Adopted for Ad vertising Local Chau tauqua Events.. SHAW MOUNTS ON BOX. AND PROCEEDS TO TELL THE NA TIVES WHY THEY SHOULD COME TO RICHMOND TO SEE AND HEAR FIVE FEATURES.. Street corner spieling Is one of the novel attempts . being made by the Chautauqua association to arouse In terest in this event James Shaw, promoter and manager is chief spieler and he has visited Cambridge City, Fountain City, Eaton, Ohio and a num ber of other towns. Tonight he will be at New Paris, Ohio. Shaw mounts a box on the principal corner of the town and for half an hour proceeds to tell those persons who gather of the splendid attractions that will be offer ed by the Chautauqua. He depicts five leading features as the ones the out-of-town folks will want most to hear. These five are: Gipsy Smith, Gover nor Folk, Caleb Powers, the Sunday school rally and Champ Clark. The chautauqua grounds is a place of great activity and everyone is get ting ready to occupy his temporary home. Those persons who have been tenting this week state tier never had a more delightful time.' It has been necessary for the management to order twenty additional tents. These will be erected as soon as they arrive. The number of campers -this year will be in excess of that of last Tear..