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iL JflLJELd AKD SUN-TELEGRAM. VOL. XXXIV. NO. 306. RICHMOND, IND., SATURDAY EVENINU. SEPTE3IBER 11, 1909. SINGLE COPY, 8 CE3TTS. DOES HOT CREDIT COOK'S ALLEGED POLE DISCOVERY GEO. YOUilG RESIGNS BARTEL DEFENDS HIS PROPOSITIOn MADE TO COUIICIL Replies to the Criticism Made Of Him by the Ministers Which Appeared in Yester day's Palladium., - - SAYS THESE MINISTERS AND PEARY'S THERE, TOO Resignation of the ""Sanitary Inspector Is Said to Have Been Called For. 5 - - Such Message Is Sent by Mar coni Wireless to the Ameri can News Service at New York City by Peary. ITHEFT OF COOK LETTERS CHARGED AGAINST PEARY Affidavit Setting Forth Facts Prepared by One of Peary's Own Crew Bitterness of Rivalry Shown. Battle Harbor, Via Marconi Wire less, Cape Ray, Newfoundland To American Newt Service, New York: -1 do not credit Cook's alleged discov ery of the North Pole. Peary. New York, Sept. 10. The above telegram was received today from Commander Peary. MORE CHEERS FOR COOK. Chrlstiansand, Sept." 11. Dr. Freder ick A Cook, American actic explorer was given an enthusiastic reception by city authorities and the public on his arrival this morning. The water front was thronged with people who cheered vociferously. Dr. Cook ex pressed, appreciation of the kindly hos pitality and the confidence with which Denmark received him and his claim to discovery of the north pole. He will sail today on the steamer Oscar II for New York. PEARY IS DELAYED, St. John's N. F., Sept. 11. Steamer Roosevelt, with Peary on board will leave Battle Harbor tonight for Syd ney. . It was delayed owing to dis abled machinery. ' (American l ows Service) ; New York, Sept. ; 11. Commander Peary Is now charged with appropriat ing to his own use furs and other arti cles belonging to Dr. Cook and also letters sent by Dr. Cook to Mrs. Cook in Brooklyn, by Rudolph Francke, who accompanied Cook on his northern trip. The letters which had been intrusted to Francke, by Cook, disclosed the doctor's plans and progress toward the pole. When Francke became disabled and left Dr. Cook for home he met the Peary expedition on the way back and spent several days on the Rosevelt. - Francke has sworn that Dr. Cook's letters were not only read, but changed by some one on the Roosevelt ' An affidavit ' ' against Commander Peary has also been made by Joseph "White, who was a member of Peary's own party. : Such charges against a man of Commander Peary's character seem Incredible, but they show the bit terness of the fight begun by Peary's attack on Cook recently. The affida vits are now in the hands of John R. Bradley, who financed the Cook expe dition. Want to Question Whitney. Both White and Francke were charg ed by Bradley not to report the con tents of their affidavits but their pur port was ascertained today. It is understood .r that , the object in with holding this Is not that Dr. Cook's ap proval is wished, bif: because his friends wish to question Harry Whit ney regarding his reasons for leaving Peary's ship in mid-sea for a slow-going schooner. All the reported actions of Whitney afford a mystery to Dr. Cook's friends and they believe his story will go a long way toward clearing up the rival claims of the explorers. Rudolph Francke and Joseph White returned with Ralph Johnson, one of Peary's sailors, upon the supply ship Eric. They are living in retirement in the city, by the advice of Dr. Cook'a friends. COURSE OFLECTURES Ladies' Auxiliary of Y. M. C. A. Arrange Winter Program. The lecture course to be given under the) auspices of the ladies auxiliary ot the Y. M. a A, this winter, will be planned at a meeting of the auxiliary next Monday afternoon. I The lecture course numbers will be given in the gymnasium of the Y. M. C A. this year instead of the Coliseum. ; Officers for the ensuing year will also be elected at the meeting of the auxiliary Monday. TO MAKE SPECIAL REPORT. Mrs. Elizabeth Bair, church clerk, returned yesterday from Michigan and will present her report of the Ind iana Universalist convention Sunday at 10:30 a. m. It is important that all friends of the church be present. In Japan official reports show that ninety-eight boys and ninety-three girls of every one hundred of school Me attend school. PARTNERSHIP FOR THE WAYNE WORKS Corporation Dissolved, the Papers Being Filed With Secretary of State. ARE SEVEN STOCKHOLDERS DESIRE TO FACILITATE BUSI ' NESS IN FOREIGN STATES OF THE UNION RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CHANGE. MADE, A dispatch'! was received from In dianapolis today to the Effect that papers were'-filed this morning with the secretary- of state for the dissolu tion of the corporation of the Wayne Works of Richmond, and the forming of a partnership in that concern, v John B. Dougan, one of the?principal stockholders: when interviewed about the matter stated that this action was , v. -v. taken in order to facilitate matters and make each stockholder responsi ble for the Interests of th company. In order to do away with the large amount of red tape such as is requir ed by law for a corporation to carry on business in foreign states, a com pany of two, E. B. Clements and W. W. Schultz was formed, years ago and this company has been conducting the business for the past seven years as individuals turning the proceeds over to the corporation. The business has so increased, however, and the respon sibility which has been placed on the shoulders of these two men has be come so great that it was decided to form a partnership in view of the fact that there are only seven stockhold ers. The stockholders in the concern are as follows: W. W. Schultz. E. B. Clements, Harry Land, Mrs. Emaline Land, Howard Campbell, John B. Dou gan and Mrs. Helen Dougan. ENGH1EMAN INJURED E. L. Decker and Fireman Fur man Escape in Wreck In East End Yards. THREE CARS ROLLED OVER An engine and three box cars were wrecked last evening In the Pennsyl vania east end yards by side swiping a cut of cars. The damage done was very slight and '? the wreckage was cleaned up today Engineer E. L. Decker, and fireman Furman who were on the engine at the time, were fortu nate in escaping with slight injuries, Mr. Decker receiving a few bruises and Mr. Furman a sprained wrist and mi nor bruises. The cars rolled on thdr side and partially down an embank ment. . BUFFKIN OPERATED ON. . Roy Buffktn of this city who has been working in Chicago for several weeks, was operated on yesterday in a hospital at Chicago, for appendicitis. He is in a serious condition according to word received by friends and relatives. DISMISS 3 DIVORCES Marital Relations of Litigants Pacified Out of Court. Divorce proceedings in the circuit court this morning were far from regu lar, and were surprising in that three cases were dismissed, on motion of the counsel for the plaintiff, and but one case tried, and the divorce granted. The cases ; dismissed, included idul holland vs Mulholland; Haller vs Hal ler and Campbell vs. Campbell. The plaintiffs in each instance were repre sented by Judge William Converse of the city court. ' He made the motions to dismiss the cases, explaining to the court that the marital relations of the husbands and wives in each instance had been straightened out and they were now living happily together again. Abandonment was the charge on which Mrs. Anna S. Jacobs received . a divorce from Leon. Jacobs. The hus band deserted his family several years ago and went west. Since his depart ure, he has even refused to write to hi3 children, who were given in the. custo dy of the mother. , ROYS WILlBAfJQUET Bible Classes to Be Formed at Feast to Be Held in Y. M. C. A. October 1. DIPLOMAS WILL BE GIVEN The Bible classes of the boy's de partment of the Y. M. C. A. will be organized Friday evening, October 1, at a banquet to be given in the chapel of the association. Invitations have been extended to the 200 members of this department to be present and en roll in the Bible class work. A small fee will be charged in order to defray expenses. Orville Brunson, secretary of this department stated this morning that he expected twelve classes in Bible study work to be organized at least. He is expecting an attendance of 150 members. This was the same number as in the classes last year and the teachers of last season's classes have agreed to take up the work again this fall. A regular schedule of the meet ing of . the different' classes will be worked out. At the banquet the seventy-one boys who received diplomas from the Inter national Bible department of the Y. M. C. A.' will be presented. The boys will receive the diplomas as a result of successfully passing the Bible study examination, held at the Garfield school building. In May. BOYS JUMP Oil CARS The police hare received numerous complaints recently about boys jump ins on street cars on the hill on North Fifth street; and worrying the con ductor and motorman considerably . by their reckless maneuvers. In several cases boys have narrowly escaped be ing seriously Injured, it is said, and the company asserts that it should not be held responsible in case of ac cidents, which are certain to result unless the practice hi discontinued, HARRY RIFE TAKEN TO STATE Murderer of Lida Griswold Has Lost Twenty Pounds Since Committing Crime. NO SYMPATHY FROM PUBLIC YET PETITION FOR ; RIFE WILL LIKELY GET MANY SIGNERS BE CAUSE EATON PEOPLE OPPOSE CAPITAL PUNISHMENT. Eaton, O., Sept. 11. Harry Rife, murderer of Mrs. Lida Gilmore Gris wold, who was last week convicted of murder in the first degree and sen tenced by Judge Elam Fisher to be electrocuted on the night of . Wednes day, January 19, was taken to the Ohio penitentiary this morning by Sheriff William S. Boner. Sheriff Bon er and the convicted man made all preparations for leaving Friday after noon and departed from Eaton this morning at 5:48 on a Dayton & West ern traction car. At Dayton they took a limited car on the Columbus divis ion and arrived at their destination about 9 o'clock. Sheriff Boner re turned this afternoon. During the week Rife was visited by his relatives and the parting with the condemned man was touching. Rife will be plac ed in the annex, and kept there till the night of his death, unless some interference is made by Governor Har mon. Rife, who has for the most part re mained silent concerning himself and his crime, is visibly affected by the realization of the predicament he is in and his physical and mental condi tion shows as much. He has lost per haps twenty pounds in weight since his arrest last July. Often he has had to have the services of a physician to minister to him because of extreme nervousness. There will in all probability be put in circulation a petition seeking signa tures next week, the prayer of which will be a plea to Governor Harmon to commute the man's sentence to life imprisonment. Diligent Inquiry among residents of Eaton and Preble county develops the fact that such a paper would be pretty freely signed, not be cause of any desire to excuse the man from responsibility for his atrocious crime, but by reason of the fact that a great majority of the people, here abouts do not look favorably upon the idea of capital punishment. A BATTLESHIP GRAY City Ambulance Comes From Paint and Repair Shop. The city ambulance Is out of the repair shop where It has been for the past five weeks receiving " a general overhauling, and is now ready for use. It has been painted a battleship gray and new rubber tires have been put on. During the time the ambulance was being repaired the patrol has been doing double service and the of ficials have been greatly handicapped In answering emergency calls. gT?d at tending; to the injured. . - - PRISON E Man Said to Be From Rich mond, Attempts to End Life at Springfield, 0. CONFINED IN JAIL AT TIME James Richardson, said to be from kthis city, attempted suicide in the Springfield, 0.,-jail -yesterdayr by hanging himself, according to a Springfield dispatch. An effort to find his relatives or friends to verify the story was unsuccessful. The city directory contains no such name. According to the Springfield dis patch, Richardson made a noose out of his belt, and attached one end to the upper part of his cell. He tried to keep his feet from touching the floor and in so doing scraped them along side the wall, attracting the attention of the jailer. Richardson was almost successful in his attempt as he was unconscious when the jailer cut him down. After gaining consciousness, Richardson would make no explana tion as to what prompted him to com mit the act. VARIOUS JCCIDEIITS Three Persons Suffer Broken Bones and Bruises While At Eaton, Ohio. MR. SAMPLE IN A RUNAWAY Eaton, O., SepL 11. William Krug, a well known farmer, residing south west of Eaton, fell off a load of hay at his home Friday morning and suf fered a broken right arm at the wrist. He was otherwise severely bruised. but is not seriously injured. mts. jonn uunn, or New Fans, a guest at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Brunbaugh, East Main street, fell at their home Thursday and sus tained a fracture of her left arm, near the wrist Dr. L. R. Pryor attended her injury. Talbert Sample suffered a fracture of his right arm near the wrist Friday morning in a runaway which he expe rienced while driving from his home on North Maple street Mr. Sample also received several other bruises. David May, who was riding with him, was thrown from the vehicle," but es caped injury. Bra. J. C Ryder and L, R. Pryor rendered surgical attention. It George Fagin and Miss Hor- mel Quietly Married. Cambridge City, Ind, SepL 1L George Monroe Fagin and Miss Elva Maud Hormel were quietly married. Wednesday at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Hormel near this city. Rev. T. H. Kuhn of Richmond, performed the ceremony. After a short wedding trip they win go to housekeeping on a farm TRIED TO SUICID CAMBRIDG fEDDIIIG USE OF LIQUOR THE CAUSE At the request of Mayor Schlllinger, George Young tendered his resignation to the board of works as sanitary in spector of the city of Richmond, ye- terday, to take effect immediately. The mayor demanded Young's resignation in view of the fact that he was unable to leave llauor alone. His successor has not yet been appointed. Oscar Paddock is acting as inspector for the present. Young denies that his resignation was demanded. He states that he re signed because he had something bet ter in view, but would not state what it was. Young has been sanitary in spector for three years, from the time the present administration went into effect. BOY RUNAWAY IS RETURNED TO HOME Admits Before Going That He Had Stolen About $75 from His Mother's Purse. HAD A GOOD TIME IN CITY HAD A PLEASING WAY, AND BE CAME VERY POPULAR WITH THE POLICE PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN BY OFFICER LITTLE. George Moses, the S year old run away from Charlestown, W. V was returned to his home this morning at the request of his father. In response to a telegram sent to the boys home last evening by Superintendent of Po lice Staubach, a message wi received from Moses A. Moses, the lad's father, to put the boy In charge of the con ductor and send him home Immediate ly. -;-- Little George finally confessed that he had stolen a large sum of money from his mother, he didn't know how much. It is presumed that it was in the neighborhood of $75. however, as the youngster was very lavish and had about $35 on his arrival here. When asked why he ran away from home the lad's big brown eyes filled with tears and between sobs he replied that his father got drunk and his- mother fre quently whipped him. He stated that he ran away from home on Wednes day morning, and that he didn't know where he was going. "I just got on the train and went" explained George. Charlestown is a bum town. Its full of saloons and I wanted to get away. Nevertheless the lad seemed glad of the fact that he was going home in spite of the good tanning he said he was sure to get on his arrlvaL Enjoyed Himself Here. George appeared to enjoy himself greatly during his visit In this city. Superintendent Staubach took him to all of the moving picture shows last evening and the boy made a big hit with all the policemen who declare that they have never seen his equaL Mort Little took two photographs ot him, this morning. In a big police hel met which he insisted on wearing all the time and a "billy mace," almost as large as the youngster himself. The boy spent $27 at Jones hardware store for articles which chanced to please his boyish fancy, but they were all returned and the money forwarded to the lad's father. Before leaving, .this morning, George shook hands with all the policemen at headquarters and told them "to be sure and tell all the other "boys' good bye for him." "He's a second E. H. Harriman." said Chief Staubach "and that boy can take care of himself anywhere." ,7 It H. L Boyd Grows String Bean Three Feet Long. H. L. Boyd, of 137 School street, this morning exhibited a number of string beans at the Palladium office, nil of them measuring two feet in length. Mr. Boyd grows the beans in this city any says he has grown them three feet in length. He calls the bean the Richmond Wanderer. SCHOOL REUNION. The Whitewater school reunion of both students who are enrolled at the present time and also the formed stu dents was held at Graves Grove, near Whitewater today. An interesting pro gram was given. Dinner was served In the grove. THE WEATHER PROPHET. INDIANA Increasing cloudiness; fair RICHMOND! AI1DRR SHOULD BROADEN OUT; Unless the Pastors Get More Entertaining, Councilman Says the People Will De mand Sunday Theaters. William H. Bartel, merchant, coon. oilman from the Fourth ward and can didate for re-election, defends his po sition in regard to the opening ot five cent theaters on Sunday afternoons. and incidentally says no mild things about what the churches are coming to unless they take a more liberal view ot things. His communication to this paper Is very Interesting in as much as Mr. Bartel himself Is a church mem ber, but criticises some of 'the methods of the church. " , Bartel's Communication. His communication Is as follows: "To the Editor of .the Palladium: "In reply to the certain Interview (if quoted correctly) with certain min isters in regard to having clean shows on exhibition here on Sunday after noons, will say that If some of those ministers will get more liberal Mean on all questions, more people will at tend church. Makes a Prediction. And I will make this prediction. that unless they do get more liberal Ideas, that in 'five years the people will demand the theatre and shows for Son day evening as well as Sunday after noons. In regard to the money side of the Idea I have found in my church work that It takes money to run a church as well as a municipal light plant and both ought to have money to work with. Very respectfully, . "WM H. BARTEL, JR." BOOSTS GARY TRIP Unique Notices Sent Out to Members of Commercial Club by Secretary. -J MEETING MONDAY NIGHT The following announcements) have been mailed to members of the Com mercial Club by Secretary E. M. Haas, announcing the public meeting next Monday evening: We're Off Monday evening, September 1 J The Richmond Commercial Club The vacation season Is over and it's now time to get busy, an them Is plenty to do watting for a doer. " Are You With UsT The first meeting of the fall will be held Monday evening at the Club rooms. We will have no special speaker, but we will have lots to talk about. The committee on Fire Protec tion will have some interesting and Important things to discuss and we need your help and advice. There will be plenty of other things to keep us busy for an evening. Ho! For Gary!. Next week, 16th and 17th. win be the State Convention of Federated Commercial Clubs. As this Is our own baby, we must not neglect 1L Gary makes a splendid wet nurse, she uses Lake Michigan for a basin, and on the evening of the 16th wO give It a bath and feed It. The banquet win be given on the Theodore Roosevelt, the largest passenger boat on the lakes. "Gary says she wishes to show that she knows how to do things and do them right." Ton win want to : the city that has been built in than three years; the plant of the In diana Steel Company, a marvel in the manufacturing world. Tea, you can go. Please report to the Secretary Mon day evening if you desire to go. The number Is not limited, "the more the merrier." E. M. HAAS, Secretary. OPENING KILTON SCHOOLS Milton. ImL, Sept. 11. Prof. C. IL Hood of Winchester, came yesterday to look after the interest of the putotte schools here, of which he Is superin tendent. The schools open Monday. DICYCLE WAS STOLEN. A bteycle belonging ' to TrefDnger was stolen from the of Sixth and Main streets Ingv The last evwn- i