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cosomi now SfILL DISTURBS STATE LEADERS Although Two Courts Have Ruled on the Case It Is Still As Much in the Air as It Ever Was. RULINGS RENDERED ARE-VERY PECULIAR Republican Judge Rules for , Republican Appointee, Dem ocratic Judge for Demo cratic Appointee. Indianapolis. 'June 9. -The question of who shall appoint the custodian of too suxe nouse is up in iob sir jubi far as ever, although two courts have decided the question. One court de cided one way and the . other court took fjust the opposite view and gave adlnsctlytcontrary decision. It Is a remarkable coincident that a, democratic judge decided in favor flf the democrats and a republican Judge decided in favor of the repub licans. Both- cases will now go to the supreme court for final determination. Marshall's Position., Soon after Governor Marshall be came governor be took the position: that be had the power to appoint the custodian of the state house. He said this formerly was the law, and that in 1895 the legislature passed an act Placing the appointive power in the hands of a commission composed of the governor, the auditor of state and the secretary of state, but that Gover nor Matthews vetoed the bill. It is a matter of history that Governor Mit thews did veto the bill and that when his secretary, Myron Ef. King, started to deliver the veto to the house he was set upon by a mob In the corri dors of the state house and prevented from reaching the speakers' stand in the house until after the house had adjourned sine die. In the fight some one took the bill and the veto away from King and threw them into the .fire in the grate in the house and they were destroyed. When it came time to print the acts of the legisla ture of 1895 in book form after the close of the session it is said the sec retary of state had to use a oopy of the bill as it was printed before it was passed. '---' Was Not Legal. Governor Marshall says' this was not legal and that since the constitu tion requires the clerk of the house to deposit with the secretary of state the enrolled act as passed by the two houses and signed by the officers of the two houses, no other copy would do. He holds therefore that the 1895 act never was in force. He pointed out also that all governors since that time acted under the old law and made appointments of custodians. Sims and Billheimer took issue with the governor in this matter, and re fused to agree with him that he should make the appointment. They claimed that the appointment should be made by the commission. If the governor made the appointment the custodian would be a democrat. If the commission made the appointment the custodian would be a republican, for Sims and Billheimer are republi cans. Appoints Colbert. -But Governor Marshall went ahead and appointed Thomas P. Colbert, of this city, as custodian, and Colbert made demand for the keys, but O. A. .Baker, the then custodian, refused to give them , up. . . Then Sims and Bill heimer appointed Charles Wheeler, of . .a ... . uuraonue, .uiwrioiu. gi ue repUDll- can committee of Hamilton county, and Baker, turned the keys over to him. Then Colbert sued Wheeler for possession. Colbert , also appointed Michael H. Cain, of this city, as state hoase engineer. Cain made demand on Samuel Shutt for possession of the office and Shutt refused to give up. Then Wheeler appointed Shutt for another term and Cain sued for possession. - The engineer case was decided by Judge Remster, democrat, judge of the Marion circuit court, in favor of Cain. The custodian case was decid ed by Judge Carter, republican, of the Marion couy superior court. Of course, both cases will go to the su preme court, and in the meantime Wheeler and Shutt will hold the offi ces. In giving his decision Judge Car ter said he could not take notice of rumors that a riot had occurred at the state house which prevented Governor Matthews' secretary from delivering Use veto to the house. The law is on Che statute books, he says, and the court cannot go behind the face of the . taw., -..; ; ,The Qreatsr Less, i- Tragedies innumerable culminate in the emergency hospital. Wst has happened to sr asked the patient when he had recovered from the effects of the ether. "Ten were In a trolley car accident," snM the nurse, "and It has been found necessary to . amputate . your f right stand. He sank beck on the pillow, sobbing aioud. Cner up, said the nurse, patting htm on the bead; "you'll soon learn to get along an right with your left band. "Oh, it wasn't the toss of the hand Itself that I was thinking of sighed the victim. "But on the forefinger was "a string that my wife tied around it to remind me to get something for her this morning, and now 111 never be able to remember what tt wu"-A gonaut. Turtle Soup, Louis Wreck's fturcay. 34 Couth Sixth St When Johnson Saw a Yarn Spun Samuel Blythe, who is responsible for the "Who 'Who And Why," page of the Saturday Evening Post, has the following tale in the current issue of that publication, which implicates Fred Bates Johnson, formerly of this city and son of B. B. Johnson, a mem ber of the board of public works: "Fred ..W Bates I Johnson, who has charge of the course of journalism at Indiana State ; - University, and who was a star reporter on the Indianapo lis News for a number of years, went to Chicago for the first time during the World's fair. He had never been to a theater but decided to go one night, and went with a boy friend. They had their supper early and went to the theater shortly after seven, be fore the doors were open." "As soon as they could, they got tickets and went in. There was no body in the house. ; They sat in the dark for a time, wondering what was going to happen. Then the lights were turned up and they saw the curtain. PROMINENT FAMILY TO HOLD REUNION Reid-Dougan Family Will Prob ably Meet Here Some Time This Summer. ARE NOTED FINANCIERS AT LEAST TWO MEMBERS ARE IN THE MILLIONAIRE CLASS AND ANOTHER IS A VERY WEALTHY MAN. Dr. David Dougan, of Denver, Colo., who has Just returned to this country from a trip around the world, is the guest of his brother John Dougan of this city. His wife is also visiting relatives in this city. In the near fu ture a reunion of the Dougan-Reid families will be held here. Daniel G. Reid, of New York formerly -of this city. Dr. William Dougan of Michigan and other relatives' now living in oth er parts of the United States are ex pected to be here. Dr. David Dougan is another Rich mond man who has become one of the ten thousand millionaires of this country. He was one of the principal stockholders of the National Bank of Commerce of Denver, which was re cently sold for more than a million dollars. " ; Famed as Financiers. This family is especially illustrious for the fame which it has achieved in the financial world. Daniel G. Reid one of the wealthiest men in the United States, stands at the head of the family as a financier, but other members of the family including John Dougan of this city. Will Dougan of Michigan and Dr. David Dougan of Denver have attained considerable wealth. Isaac and George Dougan of this city are also comfortably fixed. The history of these men. all of whom were born and reared near this city, is very interesting and familiar to nearly every citizen. At the re union of this family the scenes of their boyhood will be visited and no doubt their experiences of this same period will be retold. According to the last word received from Mr. Reid, he may not be able to be here, but will make every 'effort to attend. CORRECT SPELLING. There Was a Time When It Was Net . Considered Important. The art of spelling words correctly is ,of comparatively recent repute. Time was when men and women did not care,, but wrote ahead without re gard to strict orthography. Mme. de 8evlgne, for instance, never , learned the proper way to write her name, while it was remarked by Mme. de Maintenon that at the College of St. Cyr much precious time was wasted in learning how to spell. It remained, however, for the Em press Sugeaie in 1808 at Compiegne to put to a practical test the spelling standard which obtained even among the highest literary authorities. Thus under the pretext of a theme proposed to them for sn examination a number of French acadesaiclsns took down from dictation a cocsnesltion by Pros per Merimee. Net ene "immortal" wrote without mistake. As to the empress, she could not un derstand so many faults being made until It was conveyed to her that she herself from the same dictation was responsible for no less than ninety. The emperor, again, made sixty. It Is but fair to add, however, that the dic tation was compiled expressly with, a view to focusing the difficulties not only of spelling, but grammar. Har per's Weekly. A Versatile Parisian. A quaint Parisian character was Mile. Montansler, an k actress, who, while on the stage one night, heard Marie Antoinette say, "How good that cabbage soup they are eating smelter The actress took a bowl round to the royal box and that night supped with Marie Antoinette, an honor to which the highest nobles in France dared not aspire, thence in due course becoming manager of the fetes at Versailles. Iiater she was a sort of queen of the Palais Royal and sent to the war a band of actors who performed farces between two battles. She obtained 8,000.000 francs from the revolutionary government, almost married Napoleon or so Barras said and had her last lore affair when she was eighty-five, When she died she higuoatbed all bar sstaerroc the Theater By Samuel Blythe They admired that sufficiently, they thought and wondered what . came next. "Some people came in and talked and laughed. Then the outside cur tain was rolled up, displaying another curtain with a big picture on it John son bad been dragged through the art galleries at the fair for days and he was rather sore on pictures. " 'Awful slow, sitting here looking at a picture, he said. '"That's what it is,' replied his companion. "They studied the picture on the curtain some more. The orchestra be gan to play. "'Huh,' said JoKnson, 'that music Isnt helping it any. I've seen all the pictures I want for the rest of my life. Lets go out on the street, where there is something doing. I am not going to sit here all night and look at a pic ture. I thought the theater was better than this. " 'So did I.' replied his companion. And they left." STAGG HAS MANY ENTRIES Oil FILE Big High School Meet at Chi cago University Is a Record Breaker. SEVEN HUNDRED ATHLETES THESE LADS ARE THE CREAM OF THE HIGH SCHOOL TRACK AND FIELD MEN OF THE CENTRAL STATES. Chicago, 111., June 9. Over seven hundred entries, representing high school teams from all sections of the country from the Alleghenies to the Pacific coast, have already been receiv ed by Coach Stagg for his annual uni versity of Chicago interscholastic track meet, to be held on Marshall Field next Saturday. Each mail is bringing in large increases in the num ber of entries, and the record of last year's meet, which made the high water mark in the number of athletes taking part, has already been reach ed. . Many Point Winners. Practically all the point winners in the high school meets given by the other big western universities have en tered in the Maroon affair. Coach Stagg's interscholastic, as the last and most far-reaching, being considered the climax of the season in the high school athletic world. The team that will travel farthest in the attempt to carry off first honors in prep school athletics will come from Broadway high school, Seattle Washington. The east will be represented by the team from Mercersburg academy which comes from Mercersburg, Pennsylva nia. , Ten other states, Michigan, Wis consin, Missouri, Minnesota. Nebraska, Indiana, Iowa, and Ohio, will each be represented by a large number of teams. Preparations .are still going forward for an elaborate program of enter tainment for the high school lads. Fri day evening there will be a trip to Chicago's . great amusement park, White City, and later in the same evening the guests will be taken to the Junior Prom, the annual formal' of the university. Saturday morning there will be an automobile ride through the city, and an open house reception at the different fraternity houses. Fol lowing the meet in the afternoon, the huge banquet will be held. The fes tivities will conclude with the vaude ville show to be given by the fraterni ties and clubs in the theater of the Reynolds club. Those who wish to stay over Sunday in the Windy City will be accommodated in the fraternity houses, which are throwing them selves open to the visitors. JUDGE CONSIDERATE He Will Not Call Upon Petit Jury Any More Than Necessary. RAIN HURTS THE FARMERS Judge Fox is not going to bother the members of the petit jury for ser vice any more than is absolutely nec essary. As the consequence some cases in which a trial by jury was to be asked will have to be continued or the lawyers consent that they be heard by the court. The judge says the heavy rains nave put the work of farmers back so far that it would be a shame to require them to give their time to jury service just now. Nearly all members of the jury reside on a farm. One case requiring a jury has been set for trial June 17. It will be the only one heard, however, and the Leourt has said he will demand that the attorneys hurry through. The jury certainly will rejoice at the judge's decision. Ths Earth's Shadow. The earth has ' a shadow, but few ever see It except In eclipses of tbe moon. Nevertheless many of us hrr noticed on fine, cloudless evenings In summer, shortly before sunset., a rosy or pink arc on the horisen opposite the sun. with a bluish gray segment un der K. As the sue, sinks the are rises until tt attains the neustn and even pessss tt RJs is the shadow of the AMERICA TAKES STEPS TO CHECK BIG REVOLUTION Secret Service Men Are Act ing to Check Gigantic Plot To Overthrow President of Venezuela. ,.l wnr AGENTS ARE TRYING v TO SMUGGLE OUT ARMS It Is Said It Is Planned to Rush Castro From Spain as Soon as the Revolt Is Un derway. New York. June 9. To frustrate a gigantic plot for ; the overthrow of President Gomez of Venezuela and an uprising in the interests of Ciaprano Castro, the former president, which has been financed with $1,000,000 and in pursuance of which an attempt is being made to smuggle 31,000 rifles from this country into the South Am erican Republic, United States secret service men, beaded by Chief John E. Wllkie, are searching for the leaders here. The secret service agents were started to work at the instigation of the diplomatic representatives of Ven ezuela, the operations of the revision ists being directed from this country and details being worked out in var ious cities here. Every effort is being made to head off the proposed fili bustering expedition from this coun try. , Castro in Spain. Former President Castro is now la Santander Spain. It is the plan.' it is asserted, to rush him to Venezuela as soon as the uprising is well under way. Recently, it has just been learned. 31,000 Mauser rifles were shipped to New York from Belgium. From this city they were re-shipped to St. Louis. The secret service men are now try ing to trace these arms. Early last Sunday morning a steam ship, recently purchased by unnamed persons from the Southern Steamboat company, quietly left a secluded port on the North Carolina coast, after its crow had talked mysteriously of an intended voyage to Venezuela. Takes Arms Abroad. A few days prior to that time an other and smaller craft recently ac quired here from a large railroad com pany, steamed from a North River pier ostensibly to meet the larger ves sel. Additional men were carried by this craft to Join the crew of the oth er ship. These vessels, it is believed. have been directed to endeavor to take aboard tht arms imported from Birmingham at some southern port, probably near New Orleans or Mobile. Two weeks ago a large local export ing firm sent a large shipment to Venezuela by two lines which ply reg ularly to that republic's ports. Sec ret service men have taken up an in vestigation of the manifests and bills of lading covering these shipments in an effort to ascertain whether they could have embraced supplies that would aid tbe intending revolutionists. Close watch also is being kept at Southern ports, and the re-shipment of those imported rifles to St. Louis is being traced. It Is taken as significant that Senor Oarbiras Guzman, the last of Castro's secretaries-general and formerly the Venezuelan charge d'affaires at Wash ington under that regime, who was exiled by President Gomez, has been active in New York city. Notorious Women Gamblers. One of the most notorious female gamblers of the eighteenth century was Miss Pel ham. the daughter of tbe English prime minister. She not only ruined herself at cards, .but would have beggared her sister Mary as well had not their friends intervened and Insisted on tbe sisters separating. Hor ace Walpole gives a pitiful account of "poor Miss Pelbam sitting up all night at the club without a woman, losing hundreds a nlgbt and her temper, beat ing her head and making n scene be fore the young men and the waiters." Another writer says that the unhappy woman often played cards with the tears streaming down her cheeks. Lady Mary Cempton. an old maiden lady, a contemporary of Miss Pelham and, like her, addicted to gambling, had the . same . propensity to tears. When she lost, we are told, she wept bitterly "not for the loss itself. she was careful to explain, "but for tbe unklndness of the cards." A Bank of Brides. . Simla, the summer capital of the In dian empire, is a pretty pine treed place well up in the foothills of tbe Himalayas. A feature of Simla life is the annual fair held by tbe native hills people, an attractive item of which is a "bank of brides" la an amphitheater, where sit numbers of young women who thus calmly announce that they are candidates for hymeneal honors. Some of these aspirants to matrimony so patiently awaiting a choosing are quite pretty and have Intelligent faces, but those of Mongol caste must needs linger long tor a partner If personal beauty enters Into tbe equation. Leva In a Flat. "May I kiss your . Tbe girl hastily consulted n docu ment. . -You may." she said. "Why did you eooselt that paperr "To see If there is anything la our lease prohibiting If Louisville Cou- tictsJournaL Turtle Soup, Louis Wrede's Tfcurtiay. 34 South Sixth St -. .... w m High Hats Worn by Causing ' Chicago, June 9. Women's hats are so high that awnings must be raised eight feet from the sidewalk to avoid wrecks. Men on dress parade with their old silk stovepipe hats can do very nicely with seven feet of space, but modern millinery has gone sky ward. So there's trouble brewing for the city council. Business men want their windows shaded. Women want their hats protected. The air is free, they say, and they don't want it obstructed. "It was bad enough when the Merry Widows first came into fashion, 6aid Alderman Anton Cermak, father of the bill to limit the size of women's headgear. ."But this is too much." FOUNDRY COMPAUY Local Men Have About Com pleted Organization of New Concern. WILL FILL A GREAT WANT WILL MAKE ALL GRAY CA8TING8 WHICH LOCAL CONCERN8 NOW HAVE TO HAVE MADE OUTSIDE OF THE CITY. A proposition is on foot among local capitalists for the organization of a stock company for the purpose of man ufacturing gray iron castings. Those interested expect within a short time to have the organization completed. A number of the local manufacturing firms are encouraging the company to proceed with the venture, as they have to send their extra work out of the city owing to the limited foundry facilities In their own shops. One of those interested stated this morning that it is probable the capital stock would be $75,000 and the work ing capacity of the plant, 30 tons per day. At the start the promoters ex pect enough work from the local con cerns to employ in the neighborhood of 50 men, most of whom will be skilled moulders. It will also be nec essary to employ a few. patent mak ers and a small number of unskilled laborers. BeallView a Bidder. Beallview will probably be selected a9 the site for the location of the foun dry. The directors of the South Side Improvement association are angling for Its location there and have offered excellent inducements. - ' The size of the foundry will probably be 75 by 250 feet, and there will be other necessary buildings, all of which will be of brick construction and most modern in ar rangement and equipment. - According to the present plans the company will handle only gray iron castings and later, probably, make ar rangements for .-' handling malleable iron castings made out of the city, but the list of those having their gray iron castings made elsewhere is quite large. There is not a factory in the city with sufficient foundry space to satisfy its demands at all times of the year. A large amount of this work is made at Marion and other points in the gas belt. The additional cost of shipping the material to this city makes this ar rangement somewhat unsatisfactory. Would Be a Success. Statistics as to the number of cast ings usually made out of this city have been obtained by the promoters of the new industry. These figures are much larger than the dtlsens unacquainted with the facts would imagine and as sure the promoters that If thy can se cure this trade, their industry win be a decided success. From the encour agement received from local concerns, ttultSs9rBsBB0t MOrsre this trade. Xs BEE FdRMEg csiM(ii)imsfliPSiQfi(D)ini OF- CflDEKSEIE Jtoflime 7 All ordinary corsets are imitations of each other. Every Nome ' Corset is a patented specialty, for which there Is no substitute. For STOUT WOMEN Nemo Self-Reducing Ccrsets For SLENDER WOMEN Nemo Back-Resting Ccrsets There's a Nemo model for every figure, and every one an extra value simply aa a corset, saying nothing about Its Invaluable hyglenlo features. Miss Cunningham, the Nemo expert corsstiere, will be here only three days longer. Dont miss getting her valuable advice eheH be glad to talk to you. Tbe Geo. E. the Women Trouble in Council Telephone calls to the mayor for a week past preceded the presentation of an innocent looking ordinance to require awnings to be raised. "Milliners," say the councilmen. "Our rights" say the women. "Where do we come in?" protest the merchants who pay for the awn ings and want their windows shaded. But so it Uands with the ordinance now before the judiciary committee of the council. Will it pass? No one knows, for the big batted lobby has been at work. Its members defeated the Cermak bill at Springfield by wiles best known to themselves. They intend to have this ordinance passed? Will they? Well, they're women and the councilmen are men. . , fact It Is probable that many of the manufacturers will take out stock In the concern. The name of the new foundry com pany will probably be the Richmond Foundry, Company, but nothing defi nite has been settled relative to this. One of tbe men interested stated this morning that subscription lists would be started within a few days. : A RIOT SHERIFF PURSUES Foreigners in West Virginia Try Reign of Terror. Charleston, W. Va., June 9. Fifteen foreign miners are under arrest charg ed with, rioting. On Monday they pa raded under a red flag and fired more than 100. shots at a crew of car repair era and shot several times at. Supt. of Mines Gillies. Sheriff Dickinson ar rested fifteen of the number. Follow ing the arrests three hundred foreign ers secured Springfield rifles and heavy calibre revolvers snd yesterday afternoon took to the hills after running battle with the sheriff and a posse, but so far as can be learned no one was Injured. A force of deputies is guarding the mine property. The report that an- American child had been killed during the shooting and that the strikers had t attempted to burn the company's tipple, were denied by the coal company officials. M HERS un-tra 4DC3S(&EZC2 V ittMxa TPTTRTTF! ATPTPTT.TE& FEME LARGE -TO nfl-flS Per Dcs3 Grape Juice, Ginger Ale, Lemcn Sour; fcst tfca thing to drink this hot weather. Try our Special . Blend of Tea for Ice Tea. Home Grown Cucumbers, Peas, Cau.T.ov?cr end Beets. Baked Ham, Baked Tenderloin, Sweet . Crec-n. Nutmeg Helens, New Potatoes. to 12 nunc motiied . ; ISII1 COLLAPSE May Lose Mind Because Ct3 Was Kidnapped. New York. June 9. The mother, of Peter Calandra. the 5-year-old boy whov was stolen from his home. 12S Floyd street, Brooklyn, last 8unday. was to a state of collapse today, and fears are felt by her family that she will lose her mind completely If the child to not returned. . The boy seems to -have vanished oft the face of the earth and his parents believe he has been kidnapped. . Police and detectives who are mak ing a house-to-house search, admitted today that the case has them baffled The only word from the kidnappers so far has been a letter demanding fSjOOft from the father, John Calandra. An orator who favor of concluded thus: "Oh. my nothing bests n "I beg your pardon. man. 8ure. Liverpool Mercury. PAID IN FULL Is what you ought to have your grocer, butcher or fur niture man write across your account, so as to keep your credit good. If you want him to do this, we will advance you the mon ey to do so. We loan in amounts of from $5 to 1100 on House hold Goods. Pianos, Fixtures, Horses. Wagons, Vehicles, etc. etc Here is one of our plans: $1.20 Is a weekly payment on a 50 loan. Other amounts In the same proportion. Can at our office, phon us or fill in the blank below and we will have our agent call on you. Name ...................... Address Amount Wanted ............ Kind of Security Room Colonial RMf Automatic Phone 1943 RICHMOND, IND. Herd-, depend use- ft.