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AND SUN-TELEGRAM.
VOL. XXXV. NO. 160.
RICHMOND. TSD- SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL 16, 1010.
SINGLE COPT, C22ITS.
SUt! HADKBIC STORM
All INTOXICATED
JURY WILL MAKE
New ; York Women Riot Over. Meat Prices
ITALIAI1 STRUCK
OY EHGIIIE TDDAY
THOROUGH PROBE
OF MURDER CASE
And That Was the Cause of
fir
All the Telegraphic
Troubles Today.
WAS REAL RIP-SNORTER
CITY OF JACKSOII
GREATLY DAMAGED
BY FIERCE STORM
This Morning It Was Reported
That the Cyclone of Yester
day Had Cut the City Off
From World.
TENNESSEE IS ALSO
BADLY DEMORALIZED
Memphis Reports That Hun
dreds of Miles of Telephone
end Telegraph Wires Are
Tiow Off the Poles.
(American News Service)
New Orleans, April 16-The city of
Jackson, capital of Mississippi, is cut
oft from the world as a result of yes
terday's cyclone. All efforts to get
some word from there has thns far
failed. Grave fears are felt that the
cyclone has caused terrible destruc
tion.
LOSS VERY HEAVY.
Memphis, April 16. With hundreds
of miles of telegraph and telephone
wires down, reports of the damage
done by the terrific storms of yester
day could only, trickle In today from
Tennessee, Mississippi, Southern Ken
tacky and Eastern Arkansas. The
property loss is Immense, at least sev
eral hundred thousand dollars, and the
first advices told of the death of two
persons.',',,.'
i One life was lost at Columbia, Ten
nessee, where 125,000 damage was
done In the town, and near Jonestown,
Miss., a negress was killed by , being
burled under the wreckage of a store
which the storm demolished.
Early this morning the condition of
Jackson. Miss., was a mystery. It
was cut off from the world by the tor
nado. and desperate efforts were made
to restore wire communication.
Throuch the storm swept - district
railroad service Is crippled, trains ar
riving here several hours ; behind
'schedule. v-; :;.'- v,1 .::
' Ttt heavy downpour which has been
' prevalent has swollen all streams, car
rying off cattle and destroying bridg
es and in some instances, nouses.
Thousands of head of cattle have been
lost, and vegetable, corn and cotton
land kas been devastated by the square
mile. -
The average rainfall In the storm Is
believed to be fully six Inches and In
some points it Is much greater.
According to meagre advices. Elk-
ton, Ky has been wrecked, and houses
have f been blown , down at Merlgold,
Cao and Jonestown, Miss. Several
Tcanessee towns suffered as heavily or
worse and In the country the havoc
was even more serious.
' SECOND BIO STORM. '
New Orleans. April 16. Another
violent storm struck Arkansas, Louis
iana, Mississippi and Tennessee) today
doubling the damage sustained yester
day. One life was lost at Columbia,
Tenn yesterday and another at Jones
town. Miss. The reports saw ; very
meager owing to crippled wires. -
COOK FIGHTS COOK
Second Chef Gives . Battle to
Head Chef and Kitchen
Peace Marred.
PLATE WAS WEAPON USED
John Hlpshlre, colored, second cook
at the Westcott hotel was arrested
this morning by Officer Westenberg,
following an assault on Steven Hurley,
colored, the chef of the hotel It la
alleged by Hurley, who Is the prose
cuting witness that Hlpahlre sneaked
up behind him, about nine o'clock
this morning, and struck him In the
face with a plate, cutting his left
cheek severely and requiring medical
attention. The prosecuting wltn
said that there had never been any
serious trouble between him and. his
assailant. Hlpshlre will bo arraigned
on a charge of assault and battery
Monday, before Mayor Zimmerman.
V
The school board mot this after
noon with consulting architect Ittmer
of CL Lonls and architect W. 8. Kautf.
man of this city, to consider bids sub
ratted on fuihugs for the new high
fcsSMoL There were twenty-seven bids
f2ed wtth the board on various Idnda
of furnishings, such aa seats, chemical
laboratory apparatus and the Ike. It
to anticipated that the hoard win not
cse a contract with any firm until
weti. after cpeciaeni of the fur
cre. which the bidden wish to ln-
rrT.. fc been Inspected.
CO D
BIOS
(American News Service) -Chicago,
April 16. "Wire trouble
in the telegraph service throughout
the country today, attributed by the
telegraphers to ' weather conditions,
was caused by an enormous storm on
the Sun, which sent out electrical dis
turbances, according to Professor
Frost of Yerkes. observatory.
ST. JOSEPH'S DAY
In celebration of fit. Joseph's Day,
which comes the third Sunday after
Easter, the St. Joseph's Benevolent so
ciety of the St Andrew's church will
receive communion in a body at the
church tomorrow. The Rev. P. A,
Roell, will deliver an address in the
afternoon to the members of the soci
ety. Weekly meetings are being held
by the society in preparation for the
Golden Jubilee and state convention of
the Catholic societies which will be
held in Richmond next month. Prac
tically all of the details have been ar
ranged for the affair.
Oonzaga chapter, Y. M. I. will begin
preparations soon for the state con
vention of the? Y. ML I., which will be
held in this city, August 6 and 6. Com
mittees will be appointed at the next
meeting to take charge of the matter.
PAIIHAIIDLE WRECK
KILLED BRAKEM AD
B. H. French of Anderson, Met
Death When Two Freight
Trains Collided.
CRASH AT TADIS0:JVILL
THE TRAINS CAME TOGETHER
WHILE ON A SHARP CURVE-
SEVERAL RICHMOND MEN
WERE IN THE SMASH UP.
B. H. French of Anderson, brakeman
on Pennsylvania freight train No. 86,
was so badly Injured In a wreck at
Madlsonvllle, O., near Cincinnati, last
evening, that he died several hours aft
erwards in a hospital in t the Queen
City. The 'wreck, which was by two
freight trains, occurred on a bad curve.
Freight train No. 86, in charge of
Conductor Wl A. Reece and Engineer
Bish, both of Richmond, crashed into
freight train No. 74, derailing the en
gine and nine cars of the former train.
Train No. 74, in charge of Conductor F.
Brown of. this city, was engaged In
switching In the yards at Madlsonvllle,
when the collision took place. French
was caught between two cars and bad
ly crushed. He received a broken leg
and suffered Internal Injuries of such
a serious nature that no - hopes were
entertained for his recovery from the
first and it was apparent that his
death was only a matter of a few
hours. He was placed . on : a special
train however, and hurried to Cincin
nati, where he was removed to a hos
pital and every effort was made to re
lieve his suffering. A The accident oc
curred about 7 o'clock. No one else
was injured. Although Mr. French
had not been In the service long, he
was well known to local ralfroad men.
Passenger trains Nos. 45 and 7 from
Cincinnati, were delayed ' over ' two
hoars, v It. was necessary to detour
trains to and from Cincinnati via Day
ton and Xenla.
NORTH FEELS STORM
Early Vegetables in Nebraska
Are Killed and Fruits
Are Nipped.
NORTH DAKOTA HAS SNOW
(American New Service)
. Chicago, April lev Destructive
storms are sweeping west and north
west destroying crops and crippling
the telegraph. Frosts In Nebraska
nearly ruined the early vegetables and
nipped the fruit blossoms. In Colora
do and North Dakota there are snow
storms and sleet : Five feet of snow
In the mountain cats in Wyoming and
Northern Nebraska. Missouri and
Southern Cinols also; suffered. Bridg
es were washed out crops heavily dam
aged and many houses demolished.
Foreigner, a Section Hand;
, Was Badly Hurt, While He
Was Walking Along Tracks
at Eighth St. Crossing.
HIS RECOVERY SAID .
TO BE IMPOSSIBLE
As Flying Engine Neared Reel
ing Man, Horrified Engineer
Saw Him Lurch in Front of
the Train.
-'Staggering in front -of -east bound
Pennsylvania, passenger train No. . 82
from Indianapolis due in, this city at
9:40 o'clock, Eustachio , Smarrell, an
Italian section hand,' while very much
under, the influence of liquor was
struck by. the ' heavy, beam , on the ; en
gine r thla ; morning Just- west of the
Eighth street . crossing ; and, sustained
injuries from which he cannot possi
bly recover., it.is said. . . . y; ;( .
, Smarrell - Is about 30 years . of , age
and is. . unmarried. He reside on
North Seventeenth ; street. , For the
past feW weeks he has been employed
by the Pennsylvania -company, but
stated last . evening that he was not
going to work today. ..
Only One 8aw Accident. :
No one. with the exception of the
engineer of ;. train , No. 32. , seems to
have seen The accident. The engineer
stated that . the Italian j was- walking
along the -side of the track about 40
feet, west of-the North Eighth street
crossing, f The man was staggering
badly and appeared to , be Intoxicated,
he sfiad.. When the train was within
a fw' feet of the foreigner, he sud
denly gave a lurch, forward and was
struck with great force,' being knocked
a .distance of several feet, to the side
of the track, and was . thrown heavily
against the brick' wall adjoining the
sputn vac.. . i;., ? 6
tte:jfwr"Tendered unconectou and
Dr. Marvel, the company's physician,
was called. He made a hasty examin
ation of the man's injuries. It was
found that the Italian's skull had been
fractured at the, base of : the brain
and his chest was crushed In. The
city ambulance was called and the
Injured man was removed to the Reid
Memorial hospital.
jo prevent witnessing the grew
some spectacle, the , engineer stated
that he . closed hie eyes when he saw
the man lurch forward, " realizing that
it would be , impossible to stop the
engine In time to avert an accident
Smarrell bled profusely from the ears
and nose and it was evident from the
first that he had been fatally, injured;
It Is not expected that he will survive
the night
SEE COMET PUIIILY
Observers in San Jose, Cali
fornia, Observe It With
: the Naked Eye.
TAIL IS HIDDEN BY MOON
(American News Service)
San Jose, CaL, April Halley's
comet has been visible to the naked
eye for several mornings past from
Mount Hamilton, appearing near the
Eastern horizon . immediately follow
ing the first signs of dawn. It is
few degrees north of the east point
Yesterday morning astronomer Car
tis was able to see the tail of the
comet against' the slightly brightened
background of the sky, out to a dis
tance of two and one-half degrees from
the head. This - corresponds to
length In space of more than eight mil
lion miles. There la no doubt accord
ing to the astronomers, that the tail
could have been followed to a consid
erably greater extent against a dark
er background.
"Conditions for observing will - im
prove for nearly a week." says Direc
tor W. W. Campbell of Lick Observa
tory, "as the comet's angular distance
from the sun : increases. Thereafter
for nearly a fortnight, the moon being
a morning object will Interfere some
what with Observations of the talL"
WEI) HAVE A RIOT
'; (American News Service)
- Louisville, April 16. Effort of the
American Tobacco company to utilise
Italian women as strike breakers
stemmers at the Corner of Twenty-
fourth and Main streets, precipitated
an attack on them by the striking
women stemmers who chased the Ital
ian women away; beating them with
clubs and whips. The police
the
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JIM AIID GEORGE
' IT WHITE HOUSE
' ' ' .
Watson and Lockwood -Tell
Taftiof Politics m the; .
Hoosier State.
LATTER WILL RE WITNESS
HE WILL APPEAR C2F0RE CON
GRESSIONAL "; COMMITTEE TO
TELL ABOUT, ATTACK ON ' REP.
KUESTERMANN. W 'v
'A-
(PaUadlum 8teal
Washington, : April I0.5eorge B.
Lockwood, editor of thelSarion Chron
icle, and Jim Watsoat dined at the
White House today.' - N.- ::
Lockwood will probably . be called
Monday before a select committee of
the House Investigating the : alleged
ship subsidy lobby. ' Lockwood ;has
already been subpoenaed. ; Represent
ative Kuestermann of Missouri, resent
ed the publication' of a page attack on
him in Lockwood's newspaper because
Kuestermann was opposing the subsi
dy. Kuestermann says he wants to
know if men liigher upn inspired the
publication, and who, if anybody, paid
the expenses for circulating thousands
of copies of the Chronicle to his (Kuee
termanns) district. Lockwood's tes
timony is expected to settle the accu
racy of reports going around that oth
er Indiana men of greater prominence
in polities were promoting the subsidy
legislation.
WHAT -HUD ASKS
To the committee on -edaeatJom and
labor of the United States eentate went
the t petition of the Good dttsenship
league of DabUn, praying that leglshv
Uon be enacted which would prevent
the sale of fnfrrrlrattng Honors in gov
ernment bnSass.- aod slips. The
petition was lntrodaeed in the senate
by United Etafrn Senator ESdtmOj. .
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All . "ECHO" MEETIIIG
Rig;. Laymen's (Gathering Will
' - Re r Held & in This'; City
Sunday Afternoon. -
SECURE GOOD r SPEAKERS
i .The - echo j meeting of . the , Big Lay
men's'convention at - Indianapolis , will
be held at i the , Reid Memorial . church
tomorrow afternoon. at 3. o'clock, and
it will be of unusual interest." All the
churches of the city .will participate.
There -will be some special music and
two prominent laymen of Indianapolis
will speak, at the meeting. v The speak
ers are the Hon. Charles Remy and Mr.
James; AL Ogden, both prominent at
torneys - of that city, and : both ; active
church men. ; These addresses will be
followed, by local delegates giving their
impressions in brief statements. - The
meeting will.be presided over by Mr.
B. a HilL . '
A WAR Oil TRUAOCY
At the meeting of the township trus
tees of the county, this week. Dr. C L
StotIemeyer,.of Hagerstown, Claude S.
Keever of T Fountain "i City, : and i W.' a.
Porterfield of .Boston, . were appointed
as; a committee . to work out plana for
perfecting and enforcing the law rela
tive to truancy. t
Dr. Stotlemeyer read a paper on the
subject and discussed it from various
points of view. He said that the in
tent of the law was to prevent absence.
He said - that parents . often rejoice
when 'I their children! become fonrteen
years old. as they do not heve to at
tend schooL H reeommended that
the truant ofTJeer should receive re
ports, every week, from the trustees,
that eases of truancy might be inves
tigated as soon after their
as possible.' -
THE AVEATIIER.
INDIANA Clearing thw
- '..-.'v tonlcjlits eeider tssiicjht
fair and colder.
..... -r-
The upper picture shows an angry
e
crowd outside one of the Kosher butch
er shops In New ; York, which are be
ing boycotted and mobbed by the wo
men of the East Side on account of the
high prices of meat .' .The lower plc
tare shows some of the women who are
striking against the high prices. Sev
eral hundred shops have already been
put out of business and purchasers in
the shops still open are being escorted
by the police to prevent attack by the
mobs. ' "
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PAPAL EllVDI SAW
ROOSEVELT TODAY
They Were Closeted for Two
Hours, Rut the ; Oiscus
- sion Not Known.
SWISS POLICE MIP PLOT
" . ..' ' '' enssBSieBn' .-5
AN ANARCHIST, MEMBER OF AN
AMERICAN BLACKHAND OCtE-
TY, ARRESTED AND CIPHER
TELEGRAMS FOUND.
(American News 8ervle
. Vienna, - April 1& Monslgneur Pig-
natelll, a papal delegate to Austria,
called on Roosevelt at the hotel today.
They were closeted i tor ,, two - hours.
Afterwards . neither .would ; make a
statement. .. . But the incident created a
profound sensation. .A persistent re
port says that Plgnatelll conveyed
message direct from the Pope and im
portant developments are . anticipate!
in the Vatican controversy. .
; AN ANARCHIST ARRESTED. -
Geneva, April leV-An anarchist, who
sabseejaently proved to be a member of
the American Black Band society, wj
arrested Wednesday at ChJaasa, Switz
erland. Because of cipher telegras
found on his person the police declared
a plot to assassinate Roosevelt has
been : frustrated. The - man had hoi
shadowed for days. The teesrame part
ly deciphered, make the police beBeve
the plot was engineered from the Uni
ted States.
J. L GEEK : ESTATE
In the. matter, of the estate, of the
late Jeramiah Lv Xlesk, the LSkmrn
Trust Company, crocntor of the wd.
filed flaw report showtzsf tlat the to
tal eharscs and creCU were &JSSU9.
oicTraos.
State's Attorneys Say They
Will Not Place All Their De
pendence on Statement of
Charles Revalee.
MANY WITNESSES TO
APPEAR NEXT MONDAY
Young Mur&rcr : Yesterday,
When Removed to County
Jafl, v Showed First Syinp
toms cf Any Excftemsatr
The special session of the grand Jury
of the Wayne Circuit court, called tor
Monday morning, at 10 o'clock to in
vestigate the murder of Mrs. Franhj
Allison and possibly the death of Ed- v
die K. White. wfU proceed very care-
fully in its work, f Charles A. Revalee, ?
the eighteen-year-old hoy, who nrarder-
ed Mrs. Allison, upon being discovered
In the act of robbing the house and '
who afterwards sH fire to the resi
dence , and hts vstima body, will not
be before the grand Jury. .
The State's attoraeys, Charles Ladd
and Wilfred Jesanp, said today, that
because the state has already built np -'
a very good case against Toong. Rev
alee, that this was no indication the
grand Jury investigation would be a -
hap-hassard sort of affair. The state s
will proceed as though the evidence
against .the accused was nnconvtaeins,
nil li. anmAM MW . .tm
tJmv will hat immaiiM trior mt bimIim
which might be sprang hy the defense.
Te Be Many WMniesse.
There will be n host of witnesses
summoned before the grand Jnrft Tts -larger
nhmber te redti d
San": and TKitaa ; tsrri.!r5.
hot smwstmt froa ft! ey, wt. r - t
with. Mm who ta t-e tJ. sear .
pected to have Tumnmt1 served on
them. The first matter to he attended
to at the convenins of the Jury, wUl he
to swear in each Jorbn It la probable
that some delay will be encountered la
this ae men are averse to leaving their
work at this time of the year. The
personnel of the Jury as It has
drawn, is as follows: Frank
Arva CV Study, Charles H. Davis, Ea
A. Cain, William Gates and Jaech CUf
fer. 'S'yi' :
The young murderer showed . the
first signs of a, breakdown. yesterCay,
when removed- from the city Jail fat tSao
patrol, to the county JatL v A
passed over tjs body aa the
entered, the Jail yartL bnt tm enieily
controlled himselt and after tho Uj
iron door had been closed behind him,
his characteristic demeanor of InCf-
ferenee, ainee hie 'arrest. wao ' one
more noUeable. lie watched the prim
oners play cards. nntU artiiimmea to
confinement, tn which ho wCI te kret
until final dteposttloa Is made of his
m. He went to hie cell : without st
murmur and has ainee ramsfusa there.
without indication that. nsentoSy er
physically, he had beea sfisetad hy
his terrible and moat brutal act, H
sleeps wen and onto heartSy. :E
spends his time welkins ahont tSa
celL - , .i -
Net Talking Meek, ' '
Sheriff Linus Meredtth etats4
noon, that he had very . Ess o tzj.
About all that ho has seiX ataes ta Cz
county JaU. is Cat ho Is sorrr. tt
"guessee that ft can ae. ho ' fccsA
now." His statement dfl
surprising; inssmerh i
ed this attitade from the first.
Thomas Revalee, the
today that Joseph Revalee,
Cedl
at Connersvtlle on Jansary tS.
who was an alleiced
while a resident of KCtosu was :
the grandfather of the murderer,
alleged in yesterday's iseoe. He
mtttedthat ho
The
on the prohahffity of thts
the grand Jury tnvestlgstinaj the nnD
der of Eddie WkiU. nsiu nflnig At
torney Ladd is secaring evidenee as
rapidly as poseitle te this esse, bet
as yet has not seen fit to give out
any informatic
fact that the
nounced death to ho duo to
tration of arsenic hr psrtfeo
eosvisees many the Jury wd not ad
journ without taking some sjethm te
the matter.
000 A POSTOFHEE
Greenfield. . lad, .April
doCars word of :
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Um&m. ry, April 11 tS-
rss Lun'jrirsA c3 Crr Cr
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takes. TSs rdt
was a. Catant relative.
opened thw post tZLz cT wS x2
glycerine early tsT. 4 t&cSg xf5
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