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THE MCHMONB PALLABIM AND SUN-TELEGRAM. VOL XXXV. NO. 201. RICHMOND. IND.. MONDAY, 31 AY 30, 1910. SINGLE COPT, 9 C3ST& MEMORIAL DAY CELEBRATION IS VERY APPROPRIATE GLENN H. CURT1SS Principals and Scenes of Rumsey.-Harriman Wedding Held at New York PROVES A WIZARD III RECORD FLIGHT Oti'o Vour Every Community in the Coun ty Celebrated Yesterday or Today and Graves of Veter ans Decorated. BUSINESS IN ALL FORMS PRACTICALLY SUSPENDED At the Coliseum This After noon, Col. George Harvey, of Danville, Ind., Delivered an Interesting Address. Memorial day was observed in a most appropriate manner today in this city find throughout the routity. The cele bration here waa held in the Coliseum In the afternoon with a large attend muo. In the morning the graves of tlioac who died in the service of the country were decorated with flowers and flags and short services were held. Tho observance waa perhaps more general than ever before as all the bus iness houses were closed at least a por tion of the day. The weather was firopftlous although it was cloudy early In the day and rain threatened. Many of the communities in the tounty colebrated the occasion yester day and these with few exceptions rallied out the program as planned. However, owing to the rain in some of the communities, the exercises that Were planned to be held at the cemete ries and in the open air were abandon ed until today. Members of Sol Meredith post O. A. It., attended the Baptist church on Boutb Ninth street yesterday morning. The Rev. James Townscnd, pastor of the church . delivered an . appropriate sermon; He Is a civil war veteran. Members of the committees of the Bons of Veterans organization who had. charge of the decoration of the graves ' of 'the deceased "veterans as sembled at the Coliseum this morn ing. Owing to the rather late period of the bloom of the flowers of this vicinity this year, the floral offerings were not as large as In the past, but nevertheless very choice. For the most part they were the offerings of the school children and were brought to the schools at an early hour and trom there taken to the Coliseum where the committee prepared them Into bouquets. It was a little after 1:30 o'clock this afternoon ' that the members of the various patriotic organizations assem bled at the court house and formed In line of march. The parade was short Owing to the members of the patriotic organizations being unable to stand long walks. However, it was viewed by a large number of citizens who fol lowed it to the Coliseum. The Colis eum was decorated with flowers and Rags. The veterans took seats on the Stage improvised for the May Festival Chorus. Harry E. Penny acted as master of ceremonies. After two musical select Ions the invocation was pronounced by tbe Rev. Robert Smith and followed by the 0. A. R. ritualistic service. Other numbers of the program included a drill by the children which was espe cially pleasing and spoke well for the ability of Mrs. George 'Chrlsman who was In charge. The service was con cluded with the sounding of taps. The memorial day address was de livered by Col. George Harvey of Dan ville, Ind.. and was one of the most pleasing and appropriate ever heard in this city. OCEAN VOYAGER AT 4 Little Miss Elsie Violet Rhodes Crosses the Atlantic All Alone. Philadelphia, May SO. Youngest of til transatlantic passengers to arrive In this port alone, little four-year-old Elsie Violet Rhodes left the steam er Mtrion when it docked at the Wash ington avenne wharf and went reluct antly to the arms of her anxious moth er, whom she did not recognize. The life of the child has been crowd ed full of tragedy. When she was a year old her father died. The mother unable to. provide for her little one in England, came across the ocean alone more than a year ago. Since then she has lived at No. 134 Birch street, Camden, working as a dressmaker. The child has lived with Its aged grandparents in Langton, Stafford shire. : The grandfather took the child to Liverpool last week and placed her in charge of a stewardess, Mrs. Cather ine Brown. Before the ship had been a day at sea the flaxen-haired, blue eyed English lassie was a general fav orite. So. much did Elsie enjoy the voyage that she wanted to go right back with the ship instead of landing with the others. When a woman, whom she did not remember ever hav ing eeen before, took her in her arms Pstajpade a vifiprous noteat. : Ira- y l7JSP Wr llil Scene of the Rumsey-Harriman wedding, the bridal couple, and the officiating clergyman. A very simple ceremony attended only by close friends and relatives of the contracting parties was held on account of the comparatively recent death of the bride's father, Edward H. Harriman. On the left is shown Charles Cary Rumsey and his bride. In the center is the Chapel of St. John the Divine, at Arden, decorated for the wedding. On the right is the Rev: J. Holmes McGuinness, who performed the ceremony. MO ATTEND THE WERIILE DEDICATION Lutherans From All Over this District, Arrived in the City Yesterday. AFFAIR A GREAT SUCCESS MEALS .WERE SERVED TO 3,300 PERSONS AND ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY GALLONS OF ICE CREAM WERE DISPOSED OF. Fully 6,000 people witnessed the dedication of the new Wernle Orphans Home yesterday. Every train and in terurban into the city in the morning brought hundreds of Lutherans from all over this district and ideal weath er conditions made possible for the unqualified success of the affair. The auspicious opening of the new home was attended by an elaborate, pro gram. The Rev. A. J. Feeger delivered the address of welcome. He reviewed tne history of the Wernle Orphans Home in brief outline and spoke of the un tiring efforts of the Lutherans in en deavoring to erect a new borne for tho friendless children. The other speak ers yesterday were the Rev. C. C. Hein, of Columbus, O., the Rev. C. F. W. Allwardt of Hamilton. O., the Rev. A. L. Nicklas of Ann Arbor. Mich., the Rev. G. J. Troamann of Colum bus, O. and the Rev. M F- P. Door mann of Blue Island. Ill There were 700 visitors from Day ton, 300 from Hamilton, 800 from Ft. Wayne and a train of thirteen coaches from Columbus, O. Meals were served to 3,300 persons and 150 gallons of ice cream were sold on the grounds yes terday afternoon. The affair was a great success. The entire day was de voted to exercises and speaking and the occasion was greatly enjoyed. The new home was thrown open for Inspection of the visitors and all were greatly pleased with the general ar rangement of the building. It is a de cided Improvement over the old struc ture and is thoroughly equipped with every modern convenience. There are at present 53 children in the institu tion although there is provision made in the new quarters for 75. The home was erected by the Lutherans at a cost of $40,000 and is the result of years of labor. The entire amount is paid. CROWDS TO INDIANAPOLIS. Hundreds of automobiles from all parts of western Ohio passed through Richmond yesterday and today enroute to Indianapolis. . Scores of local ma chines carried gay parties from this city to the races at the Speedway to day, it being the Intention to return late tonight. s THE WEATHER. INDIANA Fair Monday: Tuesday, warmer; light to moderate wester ly winds, becoming variable, MRS. P0UNDST0NE BETTER. Mrs. John Y. Poundstone, whose serious condition has occasioned her many friends great alarm during the past week, is reported as much im proved and it is believed that the crisis" of "her illness Is past. EXERCISES AT CAMBRIDGE. Cambridge City, Ind., May 30. County Clerk Harry E. Penny deliver ed the memorial address at the exer cises held here yesterday. There was a large attndanc. The graves of the deceased soldiers wre decorated with flowers and flags. ADDISON C. HARRIS SPEAKS Bethel, May 30. Exercises which had' been planned for the memorial service yesterday were interfered with by inclement weather. Rain and hall caused the outdoor exercises to be postponed until today. The Hon. Ad dison C. Harris of Indianapolis and Wilfred Jessup of Richmond deliver ed addresses at the services held at the Christian church. REFUSED TO RECEIVE Texas Mayor Said Visit of Mayors of Commissioned Cities Unwarranted. NOT SO WITH CITIZENS San Antonio, Texas, May 30. When the mayors of Galveston, Houston and Dallas arrived in this citv for the pur pose of telling what they knew of commission government, Mayor Call aghan promptly refused to receive them, stating in an interview that their Interference was unwarranted. Under these circumstances the visit ing mayors were obliged to content themselves with the hospitality of the citizens, which, at a meeting they ad dressed, took the substantial form of vociferous applause. Altogether Mayor Callaghan has be come somewhat of a puzzle in the movement for a commission govern ment. A few days ago he made a statement to the effect that the public would " have his co-operation in the matter, but his actions have not borne out his promise. He has flatly refus ed to call for June 7th the election needed to effect the change, saying that January of next year would be time enough. The impression prevail ing now is that in doing this he has killed his chances to be the first may or under a commission regime in this city, an office which would have been tendered him had he assumed a less obstinate attitude. Although the movement for a commission govern ment is only a few weeks old. prac tically all of San Antonio, the Mexi can element excepted, is unanimous In Its support. Mayors Lewis Fischer of Galveston. E. B. Rice of Houston, and W. B. Dav is of Fort Worth were asked to come to San Antonio to explain the oper ation of, and the benefits to be deriv ed from, municipal commission gov ernment. Their reception was marked with, tie most enthusiastic outburst ever recorded in San A&ionta. OLD SOLDIERS ARE HIGHLY INDIGNANT OVER THE COST Members of the G. A. R. De clare That Memorial Day Should Not Be Given Over to Sports. ENTER PROTEST AGAINST RACES WITHOUT AVAIL Movement Is Started to Change the Date of Memor ial Day from May 30 to Last Sunday in May. Indianapolis, May 30 Probably the first serious political blunder that Governor Marshall has made during his term as governor of Indiana was made last week and is seen In effect today at the Indianapolis Motor Speed way. ' This is Decora&on Day. The members of the Grand Army of the Republic have for years fought the idea that Decoration day was a day which should be given over to sports. They regard it as probably the most sacred day in the calendar in this country, because it commemorates the noble deeds and the sacrifices of those men who gave up their lives for the cause of the Union during the war of the rebellion. Year after year the old soldiers adopt resolutions denounc ing the custom which has grown up among the people of turning the day into a day of sports and athletic ev entsBut year after year the practice goes on and there seems just as great a tendency in that direction now as there has everjbeen In former years. So seriously " have the old soldiers taken this matter to heart that lately there has been a movement started to change the date of Memorial Day from May "30 to the last Sunday In May. In this way, they say the day could be saved for the purpose for which It is intended and there could not be any sports on that day without a violation of the law. The Grand Army of the Republic in many places has this proposition under consider ation and it is likely that a determined effort will be made to bring about the change. Today automobile races are being held at the Indianapolis Motor Speed way. The old soldiers of this city and of other parts of the state protested against the meet on this day, but with out avail. Last year the management of the speedway arranged for a large number of members of the Indiana National Guard to act as guards at the race track. No objection was made to this arrangement by anyone be cause the races were - not held on Memorial day last year. More than one hundred members of the National Guard were hired to perform this ser- OM Guard officer. The soldiers were per mitted to wear their uniforms in order to add impressiveness to their ap pearance. The speedway manage ment arranged with the state officials for permission for the soldiers to per form this service. rhis-rear:thr-dates for-the antomcp bile races were so arranged as to in clude Memorial day. Permission was again sought to employ members of the National Guard to act as guards at the Speedway an plans vwere laid along that line. But the members of the Grand Army heard of it and they objected. They requested the gover nor to not allow the soldiers to appear at the Speedway in that capacity to day wearing the uniform of soldiers. The veterans regard it as a desecration of the uniform. Wrhen this was brought to the at tention of Governor Marshall he issued an order. that the members of the Na tional Guard should not be permitted to wear the uniforms of the state at the Speedway today. Thus far he made good. But Carl Fisher, the president of the Speedway telegraphed to New York and ordered a uniform manufac- turer to ship him at once 110 uniforms' of the National Guard regulation pat term and HO rifles like the ones used by the National Guard. These uni forms and guns arrived here a few days ago. It became known Saturday that Fisher proposed to use the mem- (Continued on Page Seven.) FORCES AGED MOTHER To Live in a Hovel and Submit to a Life of Destitution and Poverty. MAN'S CRUELTY IS EXPOSED Denver, May 30. Joseph Snyder, a vigorous young man living at Granby, has forced his aged mother to submit to a life of destitution and poverty that has seldom been discovered by the officers of the State Humane so ciety.' . Special Officer McConnell was di rected to the log hut occupied by Sny der and his mother by neighbors who have tried all winter to Induce the young man to provide a better home for his parent. When McConnell reached the place he found the woman huddled over a small wood stove which rested on the dirt floor. The log hut, originally designed for a stable, was little better than a cor ral such as is erected by stockmen for the shelter of their cattle. There was no chinking between the logs and the snow and rain swept through the open spaces, making e ground with in damp and muddy. The only pro visions in the house was a small sup ply of flour. McConnell forced. Snyder to walk with him into town, a distance of three miles. The fellow protested that he could not make it in the storm, but McConnell allowed that since he had made the walk Snyder could make it also. .. : McConnell had Snyder rent a house in town and stock. It with groceries. If on his next trip to Routt county Sny der hs not carried out orders for the care of his mother he will go to jail. OLD WAR VETERAN ANSWERS THE CALL Gen. Geo. F. McGinnis, Aged 84 Years, Dies at Home In Indianapolis. STRICKEN ' ON THURSDAY WHILE ATTENDING THE G. A. R. ENCAMPMENT AT TERRE HAUTE AND HOPE FOR HIS RE COVERY WAS ABANDONED. Indianapolis, Ind.,' May 30. Gen. George F. McGinnis, 84 years old, vet eran of the Mexican and civil wars, died at S : 30 o'clock yesterday morning at his home, 1902 North Capitol ave nue. The immediate cause of death was heart failure following a break down last Thursday while the general was at Terre Haute attending the state G. A. R. encampment. Funeral services will be held tomor row afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at Christ Church, with the Thomas Post, G. A. R., in charge. The Rev. James D. Stanley, pastor of the church, will of ficiate and interment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery. In pursuance of a re quest made by Gen. McGinnis a short time before he died, the body will be cremated. Active pallbearers will be members of the Columbia Club and honorary pallbearers will be G. A. R. members. Gen. McGinnis was stricken Thurs day on the street In Terre Haute. He was taken to his hotel in that city and later was removed to the Union Hos pital where for a time his recovery was despaired of. Three physicians at tended nim for several hours and he seemed to revive greatly. Friday aft ernoon he left the hospital and return ed to Indianapolis., With the Intrepid spirit that has marked his entire ca reer he refused to allow G. A. R. com rades to accompany him from the Un ion Depot to his home, but so weak was he that but for the assistance of neighbors he would have fallen in the street a few feet from his own door. Daily Circulation Reports For tbe Pallzdinsa. Sunday Morning, May 23th, 1910. IN THE CITY OF RICHMOND 3,353 TOTAL CIRCULATION For the Same Day of Value to Lo cal Advertisers 5,779 All Waste, Returns, Etc, Deducted. Webster, Williamsburg, and Econo my do not get the Sunday morning edition. We Csa Prove It A Million Awed Spectators Watch the Graceful Flight of the Noted Aviator at New York. 137 MILES IN 152 MINUTES IS TIME MADE World's Record for Height and Speed Broken and Aero naut Wins $10,000 Prize by Remarkable Feat. New York, May 30. New York yes terday saw the eight wonder of the world. A million spectators, in streets, on roofs and bluffs, on docks and ships and ferrieB, saw Glenn H. Curtis fin ish an aeroplane flight from Albany to this city, in which all records of avia tion were smashed a flight of 137 miles in 152 minutes when tbe man bird outdistanced a special train flying over the magnificently ballasted road way of the New York Central with a clear block from start to finish on a mile-a-minute schedule. Aviators In this city declare that Curtiss achieved a feat never before ap proached and the horizon of the aero plane has widened until the crossing of oceans seems a performance brought many years closer. Curtiss, by his flight, won a price of $10,000 offered by a New York news paper. Another . metropolitan journal ran the special train, carrying Curtiss' wife and party with an official time keeper. The flight broke the world's record for height and speed in long distance test, the highest altitude being 1.000 feet and tbe average speed 54.0G miles an hour. ' The start was made fron Albany at T:03 "o'clock intbe morning under wea ther conditions as near perfect as could be demanded. One hour and twenty three minutes later he had made his stopping place - near Poughkeepsie. where there was an hour's intermis sion. Resuming his flight at 926 he sped southward and landed within the boundary of Manhattan island at 10:35 Only loo yards north of the point on which tbe craft settled stretched Spuy ten Duyvel creek separating Manhat tan from the Mainland. Had be failed to cross this his flight would have been in vain, but as he swept over it the prize was his. Thence to Gov ernor's island his task was but a skim of triumph and the concluding lap of a race already won. Paulhan's flight from , London to Manchester 180 miles exceeded Cur tiss feat of yesterday In distance, but not in speed and danger. The Frenchman's average was 44.3 miles an hour and below him lay the English meadowland. Curtiss followed the winding course of the historic Hud son with jutting headlands, wooded slopes and treacherous palisades. He swung high over the great bridge at Poughkeepsie, dipped at times within 50 feet of the river's broad surface and jockeyed like a falcon at the turns. Only once did his craft show signs of rebellion. This was off Storm King, near West Point, where at a height of nearly 1,000 feet, a treacherous gust struck his planes. The machine drop ped like a rock for 40 feet and tilted perilously. But Curtiss, always cool, kept both his head and his seat, and by adroit manipulation of the levers brough renewed equilibrium to bis steed. Passed Like the Wind. Fire alarm bells were rung as the aviator neared Poughkeepsie, but his progress was so rapid that but few people had a chance to reach a point of vantage. On the Gill meadows a little group sighted his coming in the distance and sent up a cheer. From above be saw them as black specks and was thus guided to bis landing place. Coming down gracefully, his machine struck a grassy knoll, trundl ed along for 30 or 40 feet, then came to a stop. .The special train meanwhile brought his wife, who rushed from the car, climbed valiantly over tbe hills from the track and hurried to her hus band's side. She greeted him Jubilant ly, while tbe crowd cheered again. With tanks refilled and every wire and screw tested, Curtiss took his seat for the final dash to New York. The biplane ran along the meadows for . about 200 feet, then shot from tbe ground with nose pointed toward the river. In a moment more the craft was again over the Hudson, and Cur tiss turned his coarse south and was soon lost to view. Stopped for One Hour. - Exactly one hoar had been consum ed at Poughkeepsie, for he arrived at 8:26 and left at 9:28 on the dot. He passed the United States Military ac ademy at West Point at 10:02. Offi cers and cadets alike looked upward and sent a cheer after Curtis. , bat there was no salute of guns. At Storm King the most sensational Inci dent of the trip occurred, - He was flying high at this point a thousand Continued on Pace Two.)