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t: AND SUN-TELEGRAM. VOL. XXXV. NO. 08. RICII3IOND, IND., SUNDAY MORNING, FKIJKUAKV 1:5, 1910. SIXtil.i: COPY, 3 CENTS. WALL STREET GETS A SLAP FROWIW.TAFT If Its Methods Are Such That Law Enforcement Will Cause Panic, Then These Methods Shall Change. DEFENSE OF TARIFF IS ONCE MORE MADE Chief Executive Attempts to Show a Decided Revision Downward Stands by Pos tal Savings Bank. NEW YORK ENTHUSIASTIC AT LINCOLN DINNER OF THE RE PUBLICAN CLUB THE PRESI DENT'S REMARKS WERE CHEER ED WITH ENERGY. (American News Service) New York, Feb. 12. If Wall street methods are such that enforcement of the law will promote a panic, then the quicker these methods are changed the better. Thus President Taft at the Lincoln dinner of the Republican club tonight made final reply to the pleadings of "The Interests." There will be no running amuck on the part of the administration, the president declared, but the law will be enforced, the Sherman, anti-trust law, specifically. Recurring to plat form pledges of the republican party, the president pointedly reminded his throng of hearers that no promises had been made to repeal or amend, or in any way to abate the rigors of the Sherman law. To Enforce the Law. This law is on the statute books to be enforced, the president declared, and it is the purpose of this adminis tration to enforce it. As an amelior ating agency all the president had to offer was the federal incorporation btli, which is pending at Washington for congress to take or let alone as it pleases. Hut there is nothing in this act that is in any way intended to let down the bars of the Sherman act, ev en to those that avail themselves of it. In brief, the president renewed all of the strong declarations of his first message to congress and his special message on interstate commerce and federal incorporation, and it must be taken for granted that his pt"ty is behind him in his plans, for the 3.000 or more republicans present, who list ened to the address cheered every dec laration to the echo. Defends the Tariff. Taft returned to his defense of tho tariff, and, by figures showing the operation of the Payne law the past six months he argued they showed a decided revision downward. He pledged his administration anew to the postal savings bank system and in general covered the entire range of his legislative platform as it was laid down in the republican platform and has since been developed in the presi dent's successive messages to con gress. It was upon the corporation policy, however, that the president laid the greatest stress. In discussion of these measures the president's face lost that genial smile that generally character izes him and his expression became flinty and hard, possibly in recollec lions of pleadings and threatenings which reach him daily as to what will happen if he pursues the policy he has laid down. Wherefore he seized up on this occasion to announce ouco more, as he declared recently, that he has not changed his mind. ROADS ARE BLOCKED (American News Service) Corey, Pa., Feb. 12. With snow pil ed higher than the car tops, Pennsyl vania railroad trains for Buffalo are being sent through the cuts between Corey and Mayville, N. Y. All traf fic, steam and electric, is tied up. Not a train has been run on the Pittsburg & Western branch of the B. & O. rail road between Butler and Kane, since the blizzard of three weeks ago. BURIED UNDER COAL (American News Service) Pottsville. Pa.. Feb. 12. Six miners were buried under tens of coal today at the Landingville storage yards of the Philadelphia & Reading company. It was believed that all were smoth ered to, death, but attempts are being made to dig them out. A force of res cuers and physicians was rushed on a special train from Schuylkill Haven. STARS ARE DROWNED Many Famous Vaudeville Peo ple on the Ill-fated French Ship. TWO OF THEM AMERICANS (American News Service) Paris, Feb. 12. Many vaudeville performers, including several Ameri cans were among tne victims oi inn ill-fated General Chanzy when it went on a reef and was blown to bits in the Mediterranean. Among the passengers were Deren- da and Green, acrobats; two Ameri cans named Stakely traveling from Antwerp; Elise, the character singer recently in the United States; Francis Dufor. the noted Parisian comedian; Jolly Velis and his wife; Nestor the handcuff expert. At vaudeville head quarters in this city today it was said that several other stars were undoubt edly on the boat, but that the book ings had not been completely, exam ined. Lee Derenda was a favorite in the atrical circles here. He was a resi dent of San Francisco, and known to be wealthy. Green was an English man. Their performances consisted of comedy juggling and they were fa vorites on the continent. LOCATION FOR A HOME FOR INSANE TO BE SELECTED The Commissioners Will Meet Thursday and will devote Entire Day to Settling Vex atious Question. COUNTY BOARD WANTS ADVICE GIVEN THEM And Editors, Members of the County Charity Board and County Council, Judge and Mr. Nicholson Invited. The question as to the better Joca tion for the proposed county hospital for the insane the poor farm or the county jail probably will be deter mined next Thursday when the Wayne county commissioners will devote the entire day to the consideration of the vexatious problem. At a meeting of the commissioners yesterday afternoon the auditor was instructed to send invitations to the members of the Wayne county council and the Wayne county board of chari ties to meet with the commissioners on Thursday and lend their assistance toward the settlement of the question. Invitations also were sent to R. G. Leeds, editor of the Palladium, Wil liam Dudley Foulke, editor of the Item, Charles S. Neal, editor of the Morning News, Judge Henry C. Fox of the Wayne circuit court and Timothy Nicholson. To Meet at Infirmary. The first session of the day will be held at 10 o'clock in the morning at the poor farm. The proposed hospital site there will be inspected, and later the entire party is to come to Rich mond, inspect the proposed site at the county jail, and in the afternoon the board hopes to be able to reach a de cision. The county council is said to be di vided as to the location for the hospi tal. Several members favor the coun ty jail lot, just south of the jail struc ture. The remainder of the members think the poor farm the place. Just how the board of eomniissioners stand is not known. William Dudley Foulke and Timothy Nicholson are under stood to be stanch advocates of the poor farm site, while Judge Fox is just as enthusiastic in his support of the county jail site. Judge Fox main tains that the hospital can be as much a separate institution from the jail as if it were located miles away. SUED BY UNCLE SAM (American ICews Service) Utiea, N. Y., Feb. 12. George Fes ter Peabody, of Brooklyn, was sued in the United States Court today by the government to secure $423,000 for al leged unlawful appropriation of 1.200 acres of public school domain in Utah. Peabody is alleged to have mined 3.6S2 acres of coal land in ques tion between 192 and June 1900. TK suit was begun in this jurisdiction be cause Peabody 'has a legal residence at Lake George. THE WEATHER. INDIANA Fair perature. Sunday; rising tem ELMER HASTINGS CHOSEN HEAD OF LINCOLN LEAGUE Prominent Washington, Ind., Man Chosen for the High Of fice, Defeating Grant Fitch in Easy Manner. SENATOR BEVERIDGE SPEAKS ON LINCOLN And the Duty Men in Public Of fices Owe to the People Taft Wires His Regrets for Absence. (Palladium- Special) Columbus, Ind., Feb. 12. The Indi ana Lincoln league or uepubiican clubs closed its biennial meeting here tonight with a big mass meeting in the city hall, addressed by Senator Albert J. Beveridge. His theme was Abraham Lincoln and in addition to paying a glowing tribute to Lincoln, he spoke of men in public office and the duty they owe the people. Preceeding the night meeting was a banquet at which 500 guests were served, John L. Jones, a warhorse of the republican party in Bartholomew county, was toastmaster and toasts were given by Mayor Shank, of India napolis, Charles W. Miller, James E. Watson, State Chairman Lee, Charles F. Remy and prominent republicans from various parts of the state. Form er Lieutenant Governor Miller, of this city presided at the night meet ing. Hastings is President. The business session this afternoon was a busy one and resulted in the election of Elmer E. Hastings, of Washington, as president for the next two years. He easily defeated Grant Fitch, of this city. Hastings is pro secuting attorney at Washington and is a prominent official of the Odd Fel lows. Will Adams, of Wabash, retir ing secretary, was elected vice presi dent. Ollin W. Kennedy, an Indiana polis newspaper man, defeated Harvey Hargrove, of Indianapolis for secre tary and Harry D. Tutewiler, of India napolis was elected treasurer by accla mation. Message From Taft. A message from President Taft ex pressed his regret at being unable to attend the meeting here and express ing his gratification of the good work performed by the Lincoln league. B. W. Sale, of Terre Haute was instruct ed to prepare a telegram to the presi dent stating that the Lincoln league stands by him and his administration. Enthusiasm was produced by a let ter from Mrs. R. R. Quillen, of Gary, who wants a women's Lincoln league of clubs organized in every town of two thousand or more population in the state of Indiana. She declared that with the women enlisted republican success was certain. Mrs. Quillens letter was referred to a committee. Telegrams were read from Congress man Barnard and Judge Rose regret ting their inability to attend the meet ing. A Few .Revisions. The revision of the constitution and by-laws resulted in but slight changes over the former rules and regulations of the league but in the future no can didate for any office will be endorsed by the organization. Both New Castle and Terre Haute want the meeting of the league two years hence. New Castle representa tives offered each man attending the league meeting there an American Beauty rose while the man who boost ed for Terre Haute declared his town had two breweries that were great er attractions than all the roses in the state. The selection of the place for the next meeting was left with the executive committee. NAME RANCK AGENT (Palladium Special) Washington, Feb. 12. Special cen sus agents appointed for Indiana, in clude Marion district, Warren H. G. Bailey, of Grant caunty; Anderson district, Ralph A. Ranck, of Wayne county; Madison district, Jefferson and Jennings counties, Charles W. Miles, Frank Heaton, former Indiana newspaper man appointed special agent in mining and manufacturing census of the Indianapolis district. SUE TOBACCO TRUST (American News Service) Baltimore, Md., Feb. 12. The Ameri can Tobacco company was made de fendant in a suit for $-n,iiOO filed in the United States district court this af ternoon. The bill in the case was filed by John U. Barr, through Attorney G. A. Solter. The company is charged with pjlacing marks on tobacco tins and cans to the effect that they were li censed under patent No. 872,125. w hen they were unpatented. RIG (1AVAL ROW M Line and Staff Officers Are Quarreling Over the Peary Action. LINE BALKED EXPLORER (American News Service) Washington, D. C, Feb. 12. A wider opening of the breach between line and staff officers of the navy today gives promise of being the almost cer tain outcome of the turn-down given the Hale and Allen bills to make Civil Engineer Robert E. Peary a rear ad miral and place him on the retired list. Upon the highest authority it Is as serted that the staff officers attrib ute the action of the House sub com mittee on naval affairs in failing to endorse the bills to the pressure brought to bear upon it by the Navy Department, which, it is alleged, was practically dictated by the line ele ment. A SMALL BLAZE. Hot coals from an old fashioned fire place caused a small blaze at the home of Jake Brunson, on Fort Wayne avenue and North A streets Friday afternoon, about 4:30 o'clock. The damage is estimated at about $30. OH, MIGHT! JOVE, THIS ISJERBIBLE Complete List of Grafters Will Be Given to New York Senate. ACCUSED STANDS ALONE AND HIS FELLOWS SHUN HIM AS THOUGH HE SUFFERED FROM THE PLAGUE TO REMOVE THE VEIL OF SECRECY. (American News Service) Albany, N. Y., Feb. 12.-The name of every man who received a bribe from Hiram G. Moe at the time State Sena tor Jotham P. Ellds is alleged to have accepted $1,000 in April. 1!X1, will be revealed when the senate resumes its inquiry next Tuesday into the charges made by Senator Ben Conger. The lid I of secrecy will be torn off when Con ger resumes the stand for cross-examination, and neither living nor dead will be spared, unless the present plans are upset in the next few days. Senator Allds stands virtually alone today, save for the support of a hand ful of personal friends, in his fight to save his name. The assistance of the republican organization, according to political leaders, has been withdrawn i from him. He must struggle against the detaailed story of Conger, the ac count given by Hiram G. Moe, and the corroborative witnesses of the prose cution single handed. A Bitter Struggle. It was declared today, however, that he is preparing a bitter struggle. His counsel. Martin W. Littleton, is ready to call two score witnesses for the de fense if necessary. Conger and his attorney, James W. Osborne, however, are equally pre pared. There was much talk today of the possibility of new lines of Investiga tion ramifying from the charges brought out incidentally in the Allds hearing. It is possible that in the bitter strug gle between the accused and the ac cuser, some one will make a break which will render inevitable a demnad for particulars and an investigation. A Corruption Fund. Conger's reiterated statement that Allds alleged bribery was but a "flea bite" compared with other matters of the same kind that were in progress about the same time, and Osborne's reference for a corruption fund main tained in 1903. loomed more signifi cantly today than ever, following Conger's dramatic bribery story on the witness stand. The truth is that at the present mo ment the entire Allds investigation is little more than a powd sr keg and the principal characters in it are toying with matches. There are astute poli ticians in Albany a plenty who believe that before the probing is done with there will be an explosion that will make the whole state tremble politi cally. LIJE HALFORD HURT ' (American News Service) Indianapolis, Feb 12. Major "Lrje" W. Halford, paymaster in the United States Army retired and former pri vate secretary to President Harrison and a former well known Indiana Newspaper man fell while alighting from a train and broke his leg in two places according to a telegram receiv ed from little Rock, Arkansas, where the Major arrived last night on a mis sionary visit- He will remain in the ho&uiui for several months. . Case Cause of If & I I iff: jp 7V Jl:--Zf' Hf5 It iLI'. JCX- - . ' V -" 1 1 : t X : A'- -, - Zf ox. The late General William F. Draper, brother of Governor Ebeo S. Draper of Massachusetts, and Mrs. Draper, about whom there is a cyclont- of gossip circling just now. Governor Draper was specifically barred from the funeral serenionies of his so. emphatic that the- chief of police from Hopedale, near Boston, was notified to keep the Governor out. On his death bed General Draper gave the command. He always contended that the Governor and another broth er, after he had made them wealthy concern by their votes at a directors meeting. WANTS MONK EUR; USES A WANT AD And as a Result Mrs. Ibaugh Finds There Is a Supply in the City. WANTED TO REPAIR MUFF ALTHOUGH FEW WOULD HAVE SUSPECTED THAT MONKEY FUR WAS TO BE HAD HERE, THE AD "BRINGS RESULTS." "WANTED Monkey fur, call phone 1402, or call at 915 South A streeL As a mystifier and attention attract- or, the above classified ad, which has been running in the Palladium for several issues certainly excels. The question was asked, in all probability by a thousand and one persons, "what is monkey fur?" The ad had a certain educational val ue for many were, prompted to either call up the above phone number, this office, or consult the dictionary. The ad was placed in the paper by Mrs. Jennie Ibaugh, who repairs furs. A wealthy customer recently had a muff and collar which she wanted repaired. and which required this kind of fur. Mrs. Ibaugh stated yesterday that she had received a number of inquiries and although it is probable only a few would suspect it, there is evidently a large amount of monkey fur in this city. The fur looks like human hair in some respects, although it is some what coarser. The finer, quality is very expensive and makes a very de sirable article for women. The best quality is secured in South America, where the natives kill hundreds of monkeys each year, skin them and tan the hides. RAISULI IS SLAIN (American News Service) London, Feb. 12. A news agency despatch received this afternoon from Tangiera, is that Raisuli, notorious Moroccan bandit, has been killed by I poison administered by plotters. Much Gossip brother and this bar was meant to be men, deposed him from a business FIGURE 1(1 DRAMA; SENATORS PEEVED Two Distinguished Solons Call on Playwright to Make Protest. A STORMY SCENE RESULTS AND THE WRITER FINALLY SHOWED THE STATESMEN THE DOOR PLAY EXPECTED TO BE BIG SENSATION. (American News Service) Wellington, D. C, Feb. 12. Pres ton Gibson, ex-newspaper man. play wright, husband of a Virginia heiress and personal friend of President Taft, is engaged in a controversy in this city, which is his home, with two prominent United States senators. Gibson has written a play soon to be produced in a New England city wfiich deals with the secret motives of certain senators in the passage of the Payne-Aldrich tariff bill, last summer. Several passages in it are safd to re flect severely on the integrity of the senators in question. Were Shown the Door. v nen tne statesmen who are por trayed in the play and whose names are well known throughout the coun try, learned of it. they called on Mr. Gibson at his residence and a stormy scene ensued. They took him to task for inserting to the play episodes which they declare he had learned through social channels. The upshot f of the matter was that Gibson Invited the distinguished callers to proceed to the front door whither they were es corted by the butler. It is thought that the play, which will be seen sooner or later, will create a scene in official Washington. FETES FOR ROOSEVELT. Paris, Feb. 12. Plans for the recep tion of Theodore Roosevelt are already unaer way, annougu he is not ex pected until the middle of March. Great interest has been aroused among Parisians. The trip of the former president from Marseilles to the capi tal will probably be a triumphal jour- lucy. , NERVY OPERATOR IN CRUEL AGONY PREVENTS WRECK Rudolph Elmquist Fails Under Train, Crushing Legs, Then Crawls to His Key to Stop a Fast Train. LAD FOUND LYING IN POOL OF HIS BLOOD' Approaching Passenger Train' Prevented From Crashing Into Freight Under Which i Boy Had Fallen. "My foot is cut off and No. 271 is coming buck to pick me up. She will have to help against 142 which is due at Mankato in a few min utes." Klmqulst. St. Paul, Minn., Feb. 12. Rudolph KUnquist. an eighteen year old oper ator, saved the St. Paul railroad front one of the worst wrecks In the history of Southern Minnesota, when, with his lower limbs mangled, he dragged him self by his hands over a half mile to his station and warned the north, lound passenger train of the Chicago. Milwaukee & St. Paul from continu ing on its schedule. For only ten days Elmquist has been. in operator at ltenning, four miles north of Mankato, Minn., on tho joint tracks of St. Paul and the Great West ern railroads. In order to reach his boarding place in Mankato ho had been in the habit of catching the In bound freight on the Great Western every evening. This evening ho failed and slipped under the caboose. His feet were severed and bis lower limbs mangled. The freight continued on its way. but was stopped about two miles down the track by the train crew who missed Elmquist and sus pected an accident. Train Started Back. Elmquist was thrown to one side. On regaining consciousness he raw the tail lights of the caboose coming back. About this time the northbound St. Paul passenger which .Is always on orders of clear track, was due. Tho freight had stopped after hacking quite a distance, but the engineer .lighted and ran ahead to make re pairs on his engine. Then Elmquist, failing in his' des perate efforts to attract the attention of the freight crew, began his bloody crawl In agony, back to his key. Upon arriving there alout half an hour later he sent the Mankato office this mes sage: 'My foot Is cut off and No. 271 Is coming back to pick me up. She will have to help against 142, which Is duo at Mankato in a few minutes.' When the SL Paul passenger arriv- At fit llonntnir aliAnf 4mAntv ni Innta later, they found Elmquist lying al most lifeless over his operator's desk. while a pool of blood covered tho floor. He was taken to the hospital in Mankato. and is under the care of company physicians. The nasseneers of the saved train mad P a substantial sum in reward of the plucky operators efforts DIED IT PASSADEUA 0 Mrs. Julia Fletcher-Barnard. Indianapolis, Succumbs On Saturday. SHE WAS WEALTHY WOMAN (American News Serrk-e) Pasadena, Cal.. Feb. 12. After an illness of two months, contracted at the funeral of her father, Stougbton J. KleKber of Indianapolis. Ind., lat Christmas. Mrs. Julia Fletcher Bar nard, who recently became an heir to a fourth part of a $3,000,000 estate is dead at her home here. Three daugh ters, Hilda, aged 8, Julia, aged 6, and Agnes, aged 5, survive. They will in herit the fortune of their mother. Mr. Barnard, who was in Boston, was has tening to Pasadena, when notified of the death of his wife. Mrs. Barnard was a sister of Mrs. Laura Louise Fletcher Tarklngton. wife of Booth Tarklngton, who, with a third sister and brother. Inherited the estate left by their father on his death December 25, at Gallatin, Tenn. The other sister is Miss Hilda Fletcher of Indianapolis. STATE SHOW 00UII0 Albany, X. Y-, Feb. 12. The entire northern section of New York stat is snowbound by a heavy blizzard. Railroad traffic is - hampered. Be cause of the storm, Governor Hushes was unable to leave here on scheduled time for New York and a special train was made up at Rennscllacr for pas ! scBgcrs from Albany.