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TH 7) EIGHMOH ii n ii im SUN-TE1LEGRAM. RICHMOND, IND., SUNDAY 3IORNING, DECEMBER 5, 1909. SINGLE COPY, 3 CENTS. VOL. XXXV. NO. 28. MANY CITIES ARE s " . SECRET SUPPORT GIVEN ZELAYA BY AMERICA IS ROASTED A CONFERENCE BY DI BOTH SIDES ARE VERY COIiflDEHT Of WHINING OUT Northwest Railroads Say the Strike Is Broken and the Switchmen Strenuously En ter Denials. BY MRS. PANKHURST MUCH INTERESTED V PARTY CHIEFS III THE NEAR FOTURE II G DEC COM SIGH SHREWD GERMANY 8 JfifS! 1 m HINT IS GIVEN OUT STRIKE WILL SPREAD Well Organized Freight Hand lers' Union May Refuse to Move Any Freight, and Much Alarm Is Felt. (American News Service) Minneapolis, Minn., Dec. 4. Anoth er crisis is approaching xapidly in the strike of the switchmen of the north west. The events of Sunday, when leaders of both sides will have more time to deliberate the issues probably will lead to action which will deter mine the future of the industrial strike by Monday. A 8 the fourth day of the battle tiears its close and the dawn of the second week of the struggle ap proaches, the railroads are claiming victory. They say that they have at their command sufficient men to re place the strikers and that they have the resources to make able switchmen of these. Remain Confident. The switchmen remain confident. They hint at a spread of the strike if they find that their present forces are not equal to resist the roads. They rely upon the aid promised them by the American Federation of Labor. President Hawley announced the sup port of the big parent organization of labor in his messages today to the Bwltchmen in other cities. The railroads are announcing that the strike is broken. Shippers whose goods have been expected today by the roads after three days of embar go seem to lean to the belief that the switchmen . will Jee Blnr tbey spread the strike to other, cities and crafts. The switchmen only smile and say peace must be made to re store 'normal conditions. Running for Effect. The strikers areaying that the running of a number of locomotives "for effect," as they put it, is bring ing no real benefit to the companies or to the public, and that such a con dition did not spell improvement of conditions, for running engines did not mean the throwing of switches or the handling of freight The greatest concern felt by rail road managers and the public alike arose over the report that the army of freight handlers of the Twin Cities might refuse to move any freight. whichwas to be placed in cars handl ed by non-union switchmen. Such an attitude by the freight handlers, who are strongly organized and recently won a set-to with the railroads, would have an effect on the freight congestion beyond anything that can be figured. Frora Cleveland this afternoon came more news of the danger of general strike crippling railroad ser- vice all over the country. The loco- motive engineers and firemen and the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen are seeking Increases in wages and unless thelr demands are granted it is said to be probable that a general walkout will result. Statement by Stone. Warren S. Stone, grand chief of the lioeomotive Engineers, is quoted! from Cleveland as saying: There is a spirit of unrest among railway employes throughout the United States. The time is ripe for another movement similar to that of 1902. A general strike is not improb able." That representatives of the Switch men's union are hiring out as strike breakers with the avowed intention of still further crippling railroads in their yarns, is tne statement of a union sympathizer closely in touch with the situation at St. Paul. Pittsburg, Kansas, Dec. 4. Directly following the triple murder a week ago of Win. Bork, wife and child, this community was today thrown into re newed excitement The murdered and robbed body of Miss Goldie Ingberg was found on the front porch of her home. Carbolic acid had been forced down her throat and valuable diamond earrings had been tourn from her ears. There is no clue to the identity of the murderer. DR. HALE HAS CONE Dr. William Bayard Hale and his wife who spent Thursday with Mr. and Mrs. Alton Hale, South Nine teenth street, have returned to New York City where Mr. Hale is now lo cated as associate editor of The World 8 v ork. Dr. Hale makes a short visit with bis brother every ANOTHER SENSATION (ear. Prominent in the Budget Crisis - l' ' LORD LANSDOWNE. LIVESTOCK TRADE HEAVY LAST WEEK One Concern on Friday and Saturday Paid Out Total of $13,000. HOGS BRING HIGH PRICES THREE BIG PORKERS SOLD YES TERDAY FOR $126 CATTLE AND CALVES ALSO BROUGHT SOME FANCY FIGURES. A business for two days which is believed to be without a parallel Wayne county as to the number in of livestock bought and amount paid out. bv any one concern, was transacted Friday and Saturday by the Glen Mil ler Stock Yards company. During the past two days $13,002.50 has been paid out for livestock On Friday 40 head of cattle, whose combined weight was 48,000 pounds, were purchased for $2,400, while on Saturday 37 head of calves aggregat- jne 5,910 pounds were bought by the alcomDany for $450, one of the largest drove of hogs ev er DUrchasef in this section of the country was brought in yesterday. There were 592 hogs in the drove, their total weight amounting to 131,- 000 oounds. and the price oaid for them, $10,152.50, causes a smile of sat- Ilsfartlon to creeD over the counten- ances of Wayne county farmers as they realize that theirs is certainly a profitable business. Three of the largest hogs sold for $126. The corn- bined weight of the hogs, calves and cattle aggregated 184,910 pounds or a total over 92 tons The recently purchased livestock will be on the market Monday and will doubtless find a ready sale as no difficulty has been experienced thus far bv any of the local dealers in dis posing of meat, notwithstanding the present high price at which it retails. RAINES QUITE ILL (American News Service) Rochester, N. Y., Dec. 4. It became known today that State Senator Raines' Illness Is due to ptomaine poisoning, resulting from eating can ned meat Mrs. Harry Welch, his daughter, is in the same house in Canadaigua, suffering from typhoid fever, and it was announced today that her death was hourly expected. Sen ator Raines' condition is critical. Senator Raines was the author of a bill to prohibit free lunches in sa loons in New York. MRS. GARVER BETTER. Mrs. J. L. Garver, who was operat ed on Monday evening at Reid Mem orial Hospital, Is recovering rapidly and is entirely out of danger. THE WEATHER. ; INDIANA Probably snow Sunday; . much colder. IISORGEIITS WILL PLAN A CAMPAIGN They Will Hold Meeting Early This Week and Agree v0n a Program. TO FIGHT AGAINST RULES WITH THE MESSAGE OFF HIS HANDS THE PRESIDENT WILL NOT HAVE TO DECIDE QUES TION "WHAT IS WHISKEY." (American News Service! Washington, D. C, Dec. 4. The House insurgents are to hold a meet ing early next week when they expect to agree on a program for the session. It is said today they will co-operate with the Democrats to defeat special orders regarding legislation reported from the House Committee on Rules during the session. By defeating special orders they will be able to dis credit Speaker Cannon. Will Convene Monday. 1 Both houses will convene Monday and adjourn. With the message off his hands, President Taft is now attempting to decide that momentous question which has been before the American people for j-ears, "What is whiskey?" The President has also commenced work on the compilation of his list of appointments. An unusually large number of nominations is expected to reach the senate next week. While several reappointments have been made and wait the confirmation of the Senate, there are 100 vacancies among the federal offices yet to be filled. ENTERTAIN "E" Prof. E. P. Trueblood to Give a Reception for Football Players. TO CELEBRATE VICTORIES All members of the Earlham college football team who have made their "E's" will be entertained by Professor B. P. Trueblood next Thursday even ing at his home on College avenue. Af ter dinner the captain for the 1910 squad will be elected. This annual : dinner by Professor Trueblood furnishes the climax to ths season's football and the dinner this year promises to eclipse that of last year because of the good showing of the Quaker squad. To be close to the bottom of the ladder of football victor ies and then to climb in one season several rounds is considered an un usual feat Although the rEs" have not been Mil awarded several members of the squad On the heels of the damaging Lew will receive the coveted reward. The isville, Ind.. wreck on the Pennsylva interest is centered in the election for nia railroad follows a small smash up captain. The most formidable "E" in the east end yards last evening in man mentioned is Philip Bruner of Greenfield. Bruner has played in most of the games this season and is a jun - ior. He has been a member of the squad for two years and is one of the best players tor the Quakers. Supreme Court Is to Decide Whether the Mayors or the Governor Shall Appoint the Police 'Judgesi x OFFICE IS OPTIONAL WITH THE COUNCILS There Are Now Two Cases on This Subject Before the Su preme Court, and Both Are From One City. (Palladium Special) Indianapolis, Ind., Dec. 4. About 100 cities in Indiana are interested in a decision soon to be handed down bv the supreme court in regard to tho power of appointment of city judges in cities of the third and fifth classes, when the new law passed by the last legislature takes effect on January 1. Under the new law the city councils of those citfes may create the office of city judge, and the question is whether the newly elected mayors or the gov ernor shall make the appointments. There are two cases now before the supreme court to determine this ques tion, both of the mcoming from Terre Haute. One is the case of Gleason against Lyons, and the other is Glea son against Gerdink. In 1908 Charles M. Fortune, then city judge at Terre Haute, was elected judge of the Vigo circuit court, and when he assumed that office. Mayor Lyons appointed John W. Gerdink, a democrat, to the position of city judge to fill the vacan cy. Appealed to Hanly. William T. Gleason, a republican, was an aspirant for the place, and on me tneory tnat tne mayor had no right to make the appointment, he ap pealed to Governor Hanly, who issued a commission to him to serve as citv judge until January 1. 1910. In the meantime. Gerdink had, assumed the bench. and refused to surrender the place to Gleason. The fatter brought suit in circuit court for possession of the office and also brought suit against Mayor Lyons to test his appointive power. Gleason was defeated in both cases, the court holding that the power to appoint a city judge rests with the mayor and not with the governor. Gleason appealed to the supreme court and his appeals are now pending. The cases have been advanced on the cal endar by the court and an early de cision is looked for. Everybody connected with the mat ter realizes that things will be in a chaotic state until the court decides the question involved in these cases. Third Class Cities. Third class cities are those having a population of 20,ooo to 35,nnn. and in this class will be found Michigan City. Anderson, Marion, Lafayette, Muncie and New Albany, and probably several others. There are other fourth class cities in the state, however, that cer tainly will slip into the third class af ter the next census is taken on which work is soon to commence. Among these are Richmond. Hammond and possibly Elkhart and Logansport. There will be a large number of cit ies in the fifth class. Cities in this class are those with a population of 10.000 to 20.000, with a total taxable valuation of less than $5,000, and also those cities with a population below 1O.O0O. If the court should happen to de cide that It is the duty of the governor to make all appointments of judges of the courts in Indiana, it would mean a great lot of jobs for industrious demo cratic lawyers, since Governor Mar shall is a democrat. . " v In either event it would mean demo cratic judges in Munc'e, Anderson. La fayette, Michigan City, New Albany Hammond- and many other cities of tne nun ciass. since uiwe punts ai ed democratic mayors this fall. HONT A LOSfCHILD Every policeman in the city was looking for Merlin Mne$ aged 4 years, last evening. The child became lost from his mother in the crowd on Main street and caused his parents great uneasiness for a time. Kidnapping and all sorts of dreadful things were imagined at first but the lad was soon located by the police and quickly re stored to his anxious and greatly re lieved mother. A MINIATURE WRECK I which two or three box cars were de- i molished. A switch had been left open which No. si entered, striking the cut of cars. No one was hurt but I the damage will amount to abou I $2,500. Generally Believed in Central America That the Nicara- guan Dictator Receives the Kaiser's Backing. CORINTO IS GUARDED X BY THE "VICKSBURG" And the American Residents Are Breathing Relieved Sighs Fierce Fighting Is Reported Raging. (American News Service) Panama, Dec. 4. Dispatches received here today from Nicaragua state that Americans are fleeing by every avail- able steamer, and few now remain. Details of the warning given by the commander of the gunboat VJcksbur? to Nicaraguan officials at Corinto were received today. Notice wasWrved on the provisional governorr, the local representative of President Zelaya, that the Vicksburg would hold him personally responsible for any harm that should befall Americans in Co rinto. Added emphasis was given to this notice by the further statement that the Vicksburg would train her guns on the governor's palace and shoot it full of holes the moment the commander received news of an at tack on an American. The emphatic stand of the Vicksburg's commander had a most salutary effect on the local Nicaraguar authorities. Not the slight est hostile outbreak has occurred. Gets Secret Support. It is currently reported on the isth mus that President Zelaya of Nicar agua has been receiving secret support from Germany in his hostile attitude toward the United States and every thing American. This report is be lieved here to be true.. In substantia tion of the story, it is pointed out that not a single German has been annoy ed nor have any German Interests been molested in Nicaragua since the re vol ution broke out, while the citizens and subjects of nearly every other nation have been subjected to every sort of annoyance. Zelaya. it is said, has giv en powerful and influential German capitalists a concession for an inter- oceanic canal along the route survey ed by the United States some years ago. Other valuable concessions have already been given to Germans and are quite extensive. Additional signifi cance is given to the reports about Zelaya's secret negotiations with Ger many by the fact that all of the Ger mans in Nicaragua sympathize with Zelaya and are aiding him in oppos ing the revolutionists. REPORT BIG BATTLE. Bluefields, Dec. 4. The troops of General Estrada are reported in a general conflict with the half starved troons of Zelava near Rama. It is b lieved that this battle will end the war. Following desertion of government troops under Col. Guadamuz to the in surgents, fifty more half starved and ragged Zelayan soldiers today went over to the roe. it is expectea mat still more of the government forces will give up the unequal struggle. Supplies today were reported at a minimum in the government army and many of the troops have had nothing but hardtack and brackish water for two weeks and longer. Gen. Estrada, the insurgent leader. has taken command of his forces in nerson. He is opposed by Gen. Vas quez and Gen. Gonzales. TRIED STEAL RODE W vrrmw war arrotort last -.-o.lno. Patrnlmn Tnrman at the mor nf KMfth snH Main struts while attempting to steal a robe from the horse of Albert Kolb, a farmer em - Ployed on the Gaar farm, northeast of tho -itv The hnrse was hitched to a VMV- onH ATnrrnw was Inst in th act M8nP th rohe off of the anl- ,! hack when his actions were in- temipted by the presence of the big cop. Being caught with the goods there was nothing for Morrow to do but acknowledge his guilt He will be arraigned in the city court Monday afternoon on a charge of petit larceny. CONDITION CRITICAL Mrs. Richard Lane, who was serious ly burned at her home. 1527 North A street yesterday morning, was report ed to be In a very critical condition last evening but resting easier than at any time during the day. The attend ing physician is hopeful that her vi- The people of Richmond are grad tality will be sufficient to save her ually becoming more appreciative of life. Her body will always be badly the worth of the Reid Memorial hos- disfigured even though she recovers. "s (Ml mm Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst the mili tant suffragette, who in a recent ad dress severely criticised this country because it threatened to send an ex pedition against Zelaya in reprisal for the execution of the Americans cap tured in the insurgent army, but re fused to take any action against Eng land for the imprisonment of Alice Paul, the Philadelphia girl, serving a term for throwing stones through the window of a hall In London, where the Lord Mayor's banquet was being given. LOCAL HOSPITAL IS CROWDED NOW: RECORDS BROKEN Yesterday There Were Twen ty-nine Patients at the In stitution and for Few Days There Were 33. TRAINED NURSES NOW HAVE OVERTIME WORK Three Victims of the White Plague Living in Cottages And Are Taking the "Pure Air" Treatment. The Reid Memorial Hospital is in a more crowded condition at present than it has been for several years. Practically every room and ward in the institution Is taken and the nurses are constantly kept on the rush caring for the numerous patients. There are at present 29 patients in the hospital. afflicted with almost every possible or aireaee, except me mosi mar 8MBl niaiauies, uicu are noi. wmiir ted 10 the institution. scarcely a nay nas passea rorue 1 A . . " " " rougni w uie nospuai ior u-eaimenu I -,"k "D I 1 A. At 1 Al A i.1 1 a Den carea Ior "e insuuiuon, oui patients from all parts of the state are iaiien w ine nospiuu wnere iney De anea tne advantages oi ex- cellent treatment There are three tu berculosis patients in the hospital now. They live in open air cottages in the yard surrounding the hospital, where they may constantly breathe the pure country air from the hills in that vicinity. Average Is Exceeded. The average number of patients cared for at the Reid Memorial hos pital is about fifteen, while at pres ent there are almost twice that num ber. Several days ago there were 33 patients in the institution and it was thought for awhile that several more nurses would necessarily have to be I engaged to care for the increased I numbers. J pital and the benefit that such aa in A 'i 1 W 1 1. I r 1 Republican Leaders Will Soon Gather in Indianapolis and Will Discuss Preliminary Details. A STATE COMMITTEE DATE WILL BE FIXED And the Time for Holding Con ventions in the Various Dis tricts Will Be Decided Plan a Love Feast. (Palladium Special) ' Indianapolis. Ind.. Dec 4. It la un derstood that a conference of Republi can leaders of the state la to be held in this city within the next two weeks, though the date has not yet been fixed. All of the members of the state committee Including Chairman Good rich, Acting Chairman Sims and Sec retary Riddick are expected to attend. The meeting will not be a formal af fair, and it will not take any official action on any question, but it Is the purpose to decide at that meeting a definite date for the state committee to meet and fix the time for holding the conventions in the various dis tricts for the election of delegates to ' th district conventions which will elect district chairmen. These dis trict chairmen, who constitute the state committee, will then meet in this city at a later date and elect a chairman and other officers to serve during the next campaign and until the year 1912. It is the business ot the state chairman to Issue a call for a meeting of the state committee, and he wishes to have a little preliminary conference with the members of the committee and the leaders of the par ty in the state before he issues the call. Consider Lev Feast Another matter that will be taken up at this conference will be the ad visability of holding a- love feast dots ' ing the holidays. It has been the cus tom for years for the Republicans of Indiana to hold a love feast in this city during holiday week before a state or general election. . and this would be the time for pulling off such an affair, if the leaders thought it wise. The love feast is not an offi cial gathering, but It is just an occas ion when republicans from all over the state get together and call each other by his first name and have a good , time. It is also the golden opportu nity for all of the candidates or sus pected candidates for state nomina tions to gather in with the workers of the party and learn the lay of the land. , There seems to be a good sized sen timent in the party this year that it would be an Inopportune time to hold a love feast Everything is going along smoothly now. and some of the leaders fear that if the candidates for nominations and for postofflces all over the state were to get together here at one time, there might be more harm done than good. 8o It is believed that there will not be a love feast stitution is to this community. The excellent care and attention given the patients by a score of thoroughly com petent and trained nurses afford ev ery possible advantage for the quick and immediate recovery of the sick. In cases where constant care and at tention are required for the recovery of the patient there can be no ques tion, it is said, but that the hospital is the proper place for treatment nd its efficiency under the capable man agement of Miss Sollers. superintend ent is undisputed. BIG HOLIDAY TRADE Local Merchants Were Well Patronized by the "Early Shoppers." GET PICK OF THE GOODS In one of the display windows of a down town firm hangs a card which says "the early bird gets the worm" and judging from the crowd in this store, every one was after the worm. The traders also, evidently, thought that there were choice "worms" in every store, judging from the crowds in each business house which caters to holiday trade. Business was ex ceptionally good last evening. One of the merchants said that ha believed It indicated that "shop ear ly would be the watch word with the majority of the traders. Business has started out welL One advantage which has been taken by the early shoppers is the fact that if they cam not find what they want, it is an easy matter to order it and he sore of its arrival before Christmas.