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ID PA1LABIUM JL JO AND SUN-TELEGRAM. VOL. XXXIII. NO. 187. RICHMOND, IND., THURSDAY EVENING, AUGUST 20, 1908. SINGLE COPY, 2 CENTS, MINISTER FINED FOnUSPICION Divine Advertised for Young Lady Stenographers. GOOD JUDGMENT EVERYTHING IS READY FOR BIG PERMANENT HOME CHAUTAUQUA TO RESUME UNDER FINE PRDSPECTS Every Indication Is for the Most Successful Year Ev er Enjoyed by This Annual Event. JOHN A. JOHNSON SHOWN BY MINERS Those of Pittsburg District Retain Work. BY ANOTHER YEAR RALLY DAY EVENT' Oh CHAUTAUQUA PROGRAM IS STRONGER IN EVERY DEPARTMENT. Features Presented That Are Superior to Those Offered At Any But Two Chautau quas in the Land. FRIDAY'S PROGRAM. 2:30 p. m. Grand Concert Whit ney Bros.' Male Quartet, assisted by Mrs. Whitney, "Reader." 3:30 p. m. The Lion and the Mouse. Mrs. Whitney. 7:30 p. m. Whitney Bros.' Male Quartet and Mrs. Whitney. 8:00 p. m. Lecture, "The Man Against the Mass," Frank Dixon. The sixth annual session of the Richmond Chautauqua will open to I morrow and continue for ten days. The program does not start until the afternoon. Beginning then with a concert by the Whitney Brothers quartet, it will be continued without interruption unless by sickness, until the close, one week from Sunday night. The management of the Chau tauqua has spent more money on the affair this year than ever before, and anticipates greater results. No Chau tauqua In this section of the country has been able to secure such an excel lent selection of talent. Winona and Chautauqua, New York, offer some at tractions not presented here, but they have been in operation for many more years and are operated by private or ganizations and for Individual profit. The local Chautauqua is managed by a group of public spirited men and the proceeds are turned into a fund for the purpose of erecting an auditor ium in Glen Miller park, which will be owned by tho city. The chief event for tomorrow will 'be the lecture by Frank Dixon. This i eloquent speaker will discuss one of the foremosl questions confronting the American people of today, the re lation of the employer to the employe. His lecture is entitled "The Man Against the Mass." Dixon is termed 'A moulder of national ideals" and Jio one disputes the title. Ills discus sion of the question will be of par ticular interest to all those interested f In the employer's relation to the la boring man. He is an eloquent speak cr and has made a close study of his subject Small bills have been sent out to all the factories in the city and distrib uted among the working men, which particularly emphasize the great good .which they will derive from hearing Dixon. It is expected that hundreds of laboring men and practically every manufacturer will hear him. Saturday will be devoted to the Sunday School rally. Thousands of persons are expected to attend the sessions Sunday afternoon to hear Governor Folk of Missouri. Folk has endeared himself to the people of his home state for his decided stand for reform. He is today known among the few reform governors of the coun try and he probably stands" higher than any of the class and is therefore a national figure. Another speaker for Sundhy who is "widely known is Mrs. LeornA N. Lake, vice president of the "Roman Catholic Total Abstinence Society of (America." Mrs. Lake is popular with yrotestants over the entire country and her num ber is expected to be more than In teresting. ( Next Tuesday has been et aside by the Chautauqua management as Civic Improvement day. City officials, the city council and others J who have charge of the governmental reins, will be Invited to hear Prof. Charles Zue blin of Chicago University! discuss the ''"Redemption of Harrisbu rg." This ' lecture is along civic Improvement lines. The speaker will tell how the people of Harrisburg, which was one of the dirtiest towns In j the entire "United States, became aroused and so beautified the place that itj is now one of the- prettiest and cleane st towns in America. Zueblin will nrnke a par ticular appeal for the better condi tions In 'Richmond. The remaining sessions w(ll be of as much Interest as the first few days, the entire program being trie greatest ever offered to the people of Rich mond and Wayne county. ; About 52, 700 will be spent this year bj, the man agement which is about f OOO more than waa ever spent in past jrears. The talent is the best and it is assured-that XCoatinued on Page Ti r j 0X" s Ixs AI Minnesota's Prominent Son Has Been Selected as Leader of His Party For Office, of Governor. J OF Noted Governor Selected by Party for Highest Hon . ,.ors of State. - MADE NO STATEMENT. HAS NOT BEEN NOTIFIED OFFI CIALLY, SO DOES NOT TALK GREATEST DEMONSTRATION KNOWN IN MINNESOTA. Minneapolis, Minn., Aug. 20. John A. Johnson, was renominated for gov ernor of Minnesota by the democratic state convention yesterday afternoon. after a notable demonstration. The mention of Governor Johnson's name caused a demonstration which lasted one hour and five minutes. Nothing like it had ever been witnessed before in Minnesota. When asked tonight if he would ac cept the nomination Governor John son said: "As I have not been officially noti fied of my nomination I have nothing to say." The roll of counties was called for nominations and Aitkin county yield ed to Ramsey county. Mayor Daniel W. Lawler of St. Paul took the plat form and at the conclusion of ten words mentioned the name of John A. Johnson. This was the signal for the demonstration. Hennepin county took up its standard and started a wild march about the hall. Every body else seemed to join in. The standards were carried about and some grouped themselves on the stage about the picture of Governor Johson. Band music added to the pandemonium and j delegates yelled and cheered for John son. Frank A. Day. the governor's secre tary immediately rusned out of the building to a telephone in order to get into communication with the governor at the capitol. Minute after minute sped by, but still the delegates yelled excitedly, waved banners, carried the picture of the governor about the hall and practically duplicated the detnon stration given to W. J. Bryan at Den ver. Chosen by Acclamation. "Marching Through Georgia" and "Cheer. Cheer the Gang's All Here," were played in rapid succession by the band apd still the crowd yelled.' The galleries, which were well filled, join ed in the demonstration. After the demonstration had lasted for an hour and five minutes, order was restored and Governor Johnson was declared the nominee by acclamation. Owing to the unsettled condition of the minds of the delegates at opening of the convention regarding the ticket it was decided that a committee com posed of one member from each judi cial district should make recommen dations for the filling of all places on the ticket except that of governor. JOHN ALEXANDER HURT. John Alexander, an employe at the Gaar, Scott factory, had his left hand mashed' while endeavoring to lift a cast Iron wheel yesterday morning. The little finger was almost severed. He will be unhla to work for several days. ORN JOHNSON MINNESOTA COMMITTEE HAS PLENTY OF HELP So Believes It Will Win Out Eventually in Trac tion Fight. COMPANY HAS ALTERNATIVE IF IT BE ENJOINED FROM TWENTY-THIRD STREET, LINE CAN USE TWENTY-SECOND AND BE ASSURED OF PEACE. "We have the public, the council and the traction company on our side in our fight to prevent the freight line be ing run through the Glen. Council at its las meeting suspended the enforce ment of the ordinance which prohibits the operation of freight cars on Main street. This ordinance is suspended for a period of ninety days. It is no secret that council will keep on sus pending this operation until the pres ent board goes out of office, providing the board continues to stand pat on the Twenty-third street line. I don't think a line will ever be built through the Glen and I predict that freight cars will be operated on Main street for some time to come." The above statement was made to day by C. B. Hunt, one of the citizens lookout committee, appointed at the re cent mass meeting to assume charge of the campaign of driving the trac tion line out of the Glen. This committee has employed Attor neys A. M. Gardner and Wilfred Jessup to bring Injunction proceedings against the traction company and the city to compel the removal of the freight line from the park. The suit will either be filed late this afternoon or some time tomorrow. City Attorney T. J. Study is confident that the petitioners can cite no cause to justify the court in acting favorably on the injunction. Providing the court does enjoin the company from placing a line on Twenty-third street, the traction company has, under the terms of its franchise, the right to place its line on North Twenty-second street, which borders, the park on the west. While the petitioners vigorously condemn the board for standing pat on the Glen line they suggest no remedy to the board for the alleged evil. Mr. Hunt admitted this morning that his committee could not guarantee the board there would be no objections raised in the event the line was remov ed from the park and placed else where. POST IS ENRAGED BYJESECRATION Of National Flag for Adver tising. Toungstown, Ohio, Aug. 20. If it Is necessary to stop what they deem a sacrilege, Todd Post of the O. A. R., the local organization, will go into the courts to prevent the use of the na tional flag as an advertisement by a moving picture show. The flag is dragged through the streets daily be hind an old stage coach. An ordi nance will be offered forbidding use of the flag; tor any advertising project la the cltj, - Traction Company Will Be t Able to Lend Requisite Aid And Construct Means of Access. ELK LAKE SITE FAVORED AS BEST ADAPTED PLACE. Plan in Prospect by Which It Will Be Possible to Secure Necessary Funds to Fi nance Event. On the eve of the Sixth annual Chau tauqua in Richmond, with the assur ance that it will be the greatest event of the kind ever held, the members of the board of directors and others closely connected with the manage ment, are looking toward an, even greater event for the year 1909. A new chautauqua home is a possibility and a longer session is practically as sured. ( Within the next few months it is hoped that the Terre Haute, Indianap olis and Eastern Traction company will be in position to construct a spur from its city lines to the Hawkins Springs addition, which site the chau tauqua management has an option on. With the promise of the interurban company to build such a spur, the present- board of directors will imme diately take steps looking towards the organization of a stock company to raise enough money to make the addi tion one of the most desirable chautau qua sites in the country, none except ed. The plans have been discussed frequently in the past few years and in short, include the construction of a large dam providing for one of the most beautiful lakes in Indiana; the erection of a pavilion and the building of cottages around the lake. The nat ural advantages of this site are many, and those who have considered it are enthusiastic about its prospects. It is declared that Winona will not compare with it and thousands of dollars will bespent in the city by campers and others from over the state who will come to Richmond to spend their vaca tions. The plan Is not a mere dream, as has been considered often times, but a near reality and all that prevents the board ot directors irom pushing the move ment at the present time and all that has prevented it from proceeding in the past year, Is the inability of the Terre Haute, Indianapolis and Eastern traction company to meet the great cost qecessary to the construction of an overhead bridge over the Pennsyl vania railroad at Sixteenth street. The local chautauqua management, howev er, has every reason to believe, owing to assurances given it by traction offi clals, that as soon as the traction peo ple are in a position to do it, this bridge will be built and an entrance made to the Hawkins Springs addition. It is thought by some that as soon as the money market becomes relieved making it easier for railroads and in terurban companies to float all loans needed, the Indianapolis, Terre Haute and Eastern will willingly consent to build the overhead bridge and the spur. As soon as this consent reach es Richmond, the directors will begin to organize a stock company. It. will require about $1.",000 at least, to put the proposed permanent site in first class condition, but no trouble in rais ing this amount by stock subscription is anticipated. The sale of lots will aid materially in meeting the cost. About $lo,tiOO will be expended by traction officials on the new construc tion. One of the great features contem plated for next year, and one which will probably be realized whether or not the permanent home is secured, is the prolonging of the program from ten days to two weeks. This matter has been suggested by Superintendent f Snaw to -whom much of the success of the local event in the past six years must be attributed. It is Shaw's plan, to have the ses sions begin on a Sunday instead of the latter part of the week and run the two full weeks. During the first week he would put the district Epworth league in charge, the morning sessions being devoted to subjects of interest to all young people's societies, regardless of denomination. The second week the teachers have charge and subjects par ticularly interesting would be provid ed for the morning sessions. Secre tary Shaw says that ils not his idea to put the Epworth league in charge so as to make the young people's sessions the first week denominational, as might be thought, but they will be of interest to all regardless of their re- (Continued on Page Two.) THE WEATHER PROPHET. CiOlANA Fir and warmer Friday. Pittsburg-Penn., Aug. 20. Rev. G. W. Sower, a Methodist minister, from Oak Harbor, Ohio, was fined $100 and costs by Magistrate Kimniel, as a sus picious character, and being unable to pay, he has begun a sixty-day sen tence in the workhouse. Sower had been advertising for young lady stenographers, getting his replies at a newspaper office, he hav ing no office, and those who answered were requested to meet him at some strange point. Many young girls were met by the minister, who finally fell into the hands of detectives. HARRIS ADDRESSES COMMERCIAL CLUB Will Be Here for Meeting Next Month. Addison Harris, of Indianapolis, will address the Commercial Club at its meeting September 14. This will be the first meeting of the club after the summer vacation. DID CITY'S BOARD PLAY BLUFF GAME ABOUT THE POLES President of Board of Works Denies Any Attempt Was Made to Force the L.. H. & P. Company. BUT LITTLE DIFFERENCE APPEARS TO BOARD. Company Now Is Placing Its Wires on Poles Along Near by Streets and Paving No Heed to Ordinance. President George Staubach of the board of nublfc works said this morn ing that the statements which have been made to the effect the board has attempted to comoel the Light, Heat & Power company to place un derground all wires removed from the poles of the company on Main street were untrue. President Staubach said that short ly after the passage of the ordinance ordering the removal of poles off Main street the board called a meeting of all companies effected by the ordin ance. At this meeting every com pany was represented but the Light, Heat & Power company. At this con ference, he stated, a satisfactory working arrangement was agreed up on. Some weeks later, Mr. Staubach stated, E. E. Witherby of the Light. Heat & Power company appeared be fore the board and wanted to know what his company was expected to do in regards to complying with the pole ordinance. He was Informed that a meeting for this purpose had been held but his company had not been represented. Mr. Witherby was then informed that the city intends to place its Main street wires now overhead elsewhere. No ultimatum was handed by the board to Mr. Witherby bur: his attention was called to the ordinance, Mr. Staubach stated. The president of the board after making this statement this morning was reminded that the ordinance re quired that all wires on Main street should be placed underground and that the Light. Heat & "Power com pany was preparing to place its wires overhead on neighboring streets. "Well it won't make much differ ence," he replied. "They do not have many wires on Main street. The com pany wanted to place some of its high tension wires on poles in the first al ley north of Main street but the city refused to permit this." Where will the company place these high tension wires?" Mr. Staubach was asked. He replied that they would probably be placed overhead on neighboring streets. Judging from the remarks of Mr. Staubach the board realizes the Light, Heat & Power company cannot be compelled to place its Main street wires underground as long as the city refuses to comply with the terms of the ordinance and place the Main street wires of the municipal plant underground. The general public, it is believed, are indifferent as to whether the Main street wires of the Light, Heat & Power com pan Ji are placed overhead or underground, so long as they are removed from Main street. - Pittsburg. Pa.. Aug. 20. There will be no strike among the 40.0X coal miners of the Pittsburg district in spite of the threat of President Fee han that he would call the men out because the operators refused to in crease the amount collected from min ers for union dues from SO cents to 63 cents a month. A meeting of the miners was held today, after which President Feehan announced that there would be no BiriKe i fri . i j i . . i . , . . I ine miners ueciuea mai n wouia w an act of folly to throw 40,000 men out of employment at the present time. COSTLY SQUIRRELS. Two Cost Sixty Days in Jail for Mont gomery. Two squirrels cost Lon Montgom ery, a farmer residing south of the city, $59.75, and as he failed to have the necessary amount he will be per mitted to take a rest in the county bastile. The shooting of the squirrels occurred June 5. The squirrel season opened July 1 Judge Abbott assessed the fine. GREAT THRONGS . AWAITED FLEET AT AUSTRALIA tl: t i . : i c i. r : i.j I Mill Veil 01 OiIlUKo OlUnalcU i TO WatCherS That Greatest Fighting Force Ever Assem bled Was Near. HALF MILLION ON HAND IU MAIL MIYltniUMlM I And. Heavy Weather Experienced And Large Ships Rolled About Upon Waves to an Uncomfortable Degree. Sydney, N. S. W., Aug. CO. Early this morning a thin veil of smoke on me norizon signaled to me waicners on the coast the approach of the Amer - icaa waremps ana oi :)) omciai no- tlfication was sent out that the fleet had been sighted. It was yet twenty miles beyond Sydney harbor, but this word, which had been awaited eagerly by tens of thousands, stirred Austra - Hans like a call to arms and almost Instantly those who had not left the city to take up points of vantage along the bays, were moving in throngs to line the quays, roof tops and other places on the harbor front to watch the coming of the guardships from the new world. The day broke bright and clear and so intense was the interest in the American ships of war that half the! populace remained awake the entire night and thousands, long before the night was over, were on their way to the hill tops beyond the city limits, where tney congregated seemingly in unbroken lines along the coast from Bond! Beach to Manly. Half Million Assembled. it 19 caiiiuaicu iiiai. uaruij ima mail fSCO.fiOO people assembled to give the visitors a royal welcome. oyuuKj Harbor, with its innumerable bays and J,a .1 . J n uui uiu imt; AUiniv.au miiui a cicr wit' ness a more inspiring tight than that which met their eyes as the white ships came through the channel past the great headlands into Port Jack son. A hundred thousand people, the greatest single assemblage of all. gath ered on the South Heads, where a magnificent riew was to be had. Hun dreds of crafts of all kinds moved vtp and down even at that early hour, all the waters, with the exception of the Fairway and the anchorages, being dotted with little and big vessels dec orated in every conceivable manner with flags and bunting. The fleet left Auckland at 8:15 a. m. Saturday, and with the exception of one day had fair weather all the way to Sydney. On Tuesday the war. ships encountered heavy winds which threw up a stiff hard sea, greatly retarding their progress. Throughout Tuesday night the high seas caused the larger of the ships to roll at least twenty de grees, while the auxiliaries suffered even more severely. There was con siderable discomfort for all the men, and the space between the vessels was increased to 000 yards. The forma tion, however was not changed. No evolutions were indulged In on account of the heavy weather during this pe riod, but this abated the following day when the ships were about 100 miles from port. Greatest Sunday School Rally Ever Held in This Section Of the State Will Be That Of Saturday. t " MANY FLOATS TO FEAT URE PARADE MILE LONG. i QKinrvIo Crnm All Dnrlc nt (Via! Wbiivuu iuiii nil I a I to Ul lllw County Will Send Delega tionsAssignment of Plac es of Formation. Final arrangements hare been com-j pleted for the great Sunday school ral-, ly day that Is to be held Saturday, asj one of the side features of the Rich mond chautauqua. The Wayne County Sunday School association offi cers are very enthusiastic over the prospects for the biggest event of this ! kind that has ever been held la this I section of the state. The event has been advertised in this section of Indiana outside of. Wayne county and also in various! points in Ohio. Word has been re- i I ceived that the Sunday schools from Eaton, Greenville, New Hope, Liberty I and other nearby out county towns will attend as visitors. They will al-i so be permitted to take part in the eel-; ebration. It is known that there will be at least 75 floats and it Is estimat ed that there will be 6,000 persons take ' Dart in the narade. Very unique floats have been arrang- n. . . . . . . . . i lne menmona rxienas nave joinea ana win nave one uoai maae up oi representatives of each of the three. churches. They will be dressed la the William Penn garb. It is bellev-' ed that this will be one of the features of the parade. This wagon will head the Friends' section of the parade. The St. Paul's German Lutheran Sun day school, which is the largest in the fitr wilt liar, .ftrht rv Iaii fra 1 m f.i the parade. The floats are prepared and they expect to carry away some of ' the honors. Each float will be made ""vpn best float of all. Col Wiley is the su perintendent and he has a novel plan. According to the reports he will have a mammoth float drawn by IS mules. At Webster the Sunday schools have been making great preparation. The Friends' church will have three floats , and the Methodists will probably hav two. They expect to bave a delegation 1 oi come to menmona. i 1 Abington has a float and reports say i i 11 us 10 db uiuwu vj ich uuis auii Col. Wiley will have a hard run for; honors. They expect to have 200 peo- pie attend. I Fountain City bas a number of! 1 floats decorated with all kinds of gay colors and various other things that' are expected to receive honors. The Williamsburg school was unable to secure any wagons to use as floats and have made local arrangement to furnish three hacks which will be dec-' orated with flags and bunting. Cambridge City, Centerville, Econo- I my and other places are making elab- orate preparations. In Richmond the interest Is very in-: tense. Each of the Sunday schools ia making preparations and none expects to be out done by any of the outside schools. It is believed there will be I SO or 40 floats from the Richmond - schools alone. Each Sunday school In the city has been requested to have the persons expecting to enter the parade and then leave for the places of forma- linn m that thev will h nadr to marcn not later tnan J:i5. Between ft anil ft nVWV TV! mra rt T lfnmn m'lll take the badges around to the differ- cnt schools so that they can be dis tributed. Only the persons wearing the badges will be admitted to the chautauqua grounds free of charge. The badges will be given to the coun ty superintendents after 9 o'clock. It is thought that the parade will start at 10 o'clock and will be over a mile in length. The parade will be headed by Mr. Halpenny of Indianapolis. Mr. Clark, state superintendent, Mr. James Shaw, superintendent of the chautauqua and E. J. Humpe, secretary of the Wayne County Sunday schools. The formation of the parade will be as follows: Grand marshal and aides. ' ' Richmond City band. Main and Sec ond. Ministerial Association, south side Main, west of Second. City officials, north side Main west of Second. Abington township, east side South Second, first section. Boston township, east side South Second, second section. Center township, east side North Second, first section. Clay township, east side North Sec ond, second. Dal ton township, east side North Second, third section. Franklin township, west side North Continued on Page Nine.