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AND SUN-TEIJEGRAM. VOL. XXXV. NO. 277. RICHMOND. IND SATURDAY EVEXIXG, AUGUST 13, 1910. SINGLE COMV 8 CQ29TS. 7 TTTTT T A CONTRACT FOR ROAD WORK WILL BE MADE MONDAY All the Arrangements for the Improvement of Old Nation al Road Will Be Completed on That Date. CONTRACT PRICE FOR , . . THE WORK IS $52,000 Work May Start at Once If the Contractor Can Guarantee It Will Be in Shape for the Winter Months. Work on the improvement of the National Road from West Fifth street to the Center township line will be started it once,if the board of coun ty commissioners so specify. J. Frank Crania of this city who was the sue t-essful bidder for the work, was in conference with the commissioners and his attorney about the matter this morning. On Monday it la expected that the contract will be signed. . The bond Ibsus and other prelimin ary details will be settled before the contractor starts to work. The con tract price with the county la $52,000, but the total expense of the Improve ment will be $o3,000 as property own ers In Richmond have asked that the road be covered with a tarvla binder. To Raise Tax Rate. While the commissioners arrange for the bond Issue to meet the expense of the Improvement, only the citizens of Wayne township will have to contrib ute toward the payment of the bond The tax rate, will be increased about 7 cents on the hundred dollars as sessed valuation. The commissioners do not desire the National Road to be torn up and In such shape that It will practically be Impassable during the winter months. For this reason, unless the contractor caa show that the road will not be tors up for the full distance, the com missioners may ask that commence ment on the work be delayed until next spring. It will require a year's work to complete the road. AFTER THAT REWARD Texas Man Puts in Claim for $6,000 That Was Of v f ered for Wendling. FUGITIVE WAS MURDERER (American Kews Service.) 8an Antonio. Tex., Aug. 13. Detec tive Carney of Louisville, Ky., will not be permitted to enjoy In peace the $6,000, .which have come to him as his reward for capturing Joseph Wendling. alias Henri Jacquemin. the Louisville church Janitor accused cf having murdered eight year old Alma Kellner. Joseph Krtmmer of this city has Just filed a claim of $3,500 for his services in the case on the ground that It was a postal In bis possession that led to the biding place of the fugitive. Wendling was traced to San Antonio by; Detective Carney early In June. It developed that the man want ed bad been working on a ranch near the city, but had made bis escape a few days prior to the arrival of the oiiicer. xur. summer, me manager or the ranch, had In the meantime in tercepted a postal from Mrs. Cora Muena of Hume, Mo., and Intended for Wendling. This was shown to Detec tive Carney by Mr. Krimmer, who also claims that be advised the offi cer to keep in touch with the woman, that appearing to him 'as the only source from which further information about the whereabouts of Wendling could be gathered. This the detective did with the result that ultimately he arrested the fugitive at San Francisco. SOME AD VERTISING The merchant wrote a little ad and put It in the Shriek, and there it stood, day after day, and week succeeding week. It told about his heating stoves he wrote it when the enow was piled upon the frosen earth as high as it would go. And la the slisling August days. when. In the towns and groves, the people fried and sweated blood, they read about his stoves. The years wore on. and babes were born, and grown-up folks were pinched, some, men were to the senate sent, and other men were lynched; and soma were wed and some divorced and some were boiled in oil. and some were loafing in the shade, while others tilled the soiL And some were on the briny sea, a-hunting treasure troves, and still that doggone foolish ad re ferred to heating stoves. - The type wore out; the printer went to get another ad; "I tried that graft," the merchant said, "and found it very bad. No, advertising doesnt pay So chase your self, my cove; I tried your sheet for seven years, and never sold stove!" WALT MASON. (Written for Newspaperdom. Copyright, thew Adams.) GAY AUTO PARTY KILLED BY T Five Lives Are Wiped Out When a Train Cuts the , ' Machine in Two BODIES HURLED IN FIELD HORSE, DRIVEN BY YOUNG WOM AN BOLTS AT THE SIGHT OF THE HORROR AND DRIVER IS EXPECTED TO DIE. (American News Service.) Rochester, Ind., Aug. 13. Mrs. John 0 Kelp, aged forty-two, wife of a wealthy brewer of Logansport, died at the hospital this morning from Injur ies reeclved in an auto accident last evening. This makes four already dead. Two others are In the hospital suffering from serious wounds. Logansport, Ind., Aug. 13. Four per sons were killed and (wo were injured fatally late yesterday, when an auto mobile from this city was cut in two by a Lake Erie and Western train, one half mile east of Rochester, Ind. The Dead. Miss Agnes Eckert, aged 18 years, of Logansport, daughter of Mrs. John Eckert. Mrs. John Eckert, agei 47 years, of Logansport. Mrs. John O. Keipj.aged 28 years, of Logansport, wife of the manager of the Columbia Brewing company. Charles C. Lambert, aged 40 years, of Logansport, chauffeur. Miss Anna Wagner, aged 19 years, of Indianapolis. The Injured. Miss Ida Anderson, of Logansport; condition critical. The party was riding in a touring car owned by John O. Kelp, manager of the Columbia Brewing company here. All started In the afternoon to spend a few days at Iake Manitou. The chauffeur took the wrong road to the summer resort. When on a crossroad they suddenlr approached a" Tallroad. - A '.high em bankment hid the approaching of a Chicago flyer, and the machine was squarely on the track when the loco motive hit it f Not an occupant of the automobile escaped. A farmer, who witnessed the acci dent, says the bodies were hurled high into the air., Two bodies were found in a field 50 yards from the wreck. The train, though running 50 miles an ' hour, was halted within several lengths. The engine was uncoupled and driv en to Rochester for aid. Dead Taken to Rochester. Physicians were rushed In automo biles from Rochester and Logansport The dead and injured were put on the train aa soon as first aid had been given the latter and taken to Roches ter. Mrs. Keip died in a hospital at Ro chester. John Eckert was notified of the acci dent by phone through . friends x Rochester, and for nearly half an hour It was believed , that the news was a grewsome Joke. Then official notification came from the police at Rochester to the police here, and physicians and relatives started from here. ' Miss Ida Anderson, of Logansport, was Injured seriously , in a runaway near the scene of the accident Her horse took fright when the train hit the automobile and bolted. Physi cians fear that Miss Anderson cannot recover. Lambert had been driving a car only three months, It is said. As the guest of Mrs. Keip, - Mrs. Eckert was celebrating her forty-seventh birthday anniversary. Carl J. Boher, a son of Mrs. Eck ert. who had been with the auto party, on the trip, was'unlnjured, as he was waiting at a depot for friends to come on the train that killed his mother. . Miss Anna Wagner was a daughter of Peter Wagner, of Union street In dianapolis. . She was employed by the Central Union Telephone company, in the billing department She left Sat urday for Logansport tc spend her vacation with Mrs. Eckert 1910, by George Mat- Rftll HUME COMMITTEE TO COLLECT FUNDS Important Action Taken at the Fall Festival Meeting Last Evening. BAND CONTRACT CLOSED PLENTY OF MUSIC FOR THE BIG OCTOBER EVENT f ASSURED A BASEBALL GAME IS NOW BEING DISCUSSED. ' At a meeting of the executive com mittee of the Fall Festival, last night a financial committee .consisting of Everett Lemon, treasurer of the festi val, B. B. Johnson and Benjamin Price was appointed. This committee will have charge of collecting the fes tival pledges and payment of all bills. , A contract with the Richmond city band was closed. Thirty pieces will be furnished during the festival and fifteen pieces during the days of fes tival week when there is no regular program. The band will be chiefly for the hippodrome, when the festival is not in progress, as the hippodrome is in session all week. Frank Waldele, chairman of the amusement commit tee, has been authorized to employ the Maxwell-Briscoe band of New Castle and the Richmond bugle corps for the festival. Cups Are Secured. The cup committee reported , that twenty-four beautiful cups have been secured for prizes In decoration and saddle horse class in the horse show. The cups are very large. A baseball game is being consider ed, probably between an American Association team and the Cambridge City Grays with a big league pitcher. The Cincinnati Reds have open dates during the festival and -it is possible this team might be secured. Street corner privileges were put in the hands of the privilege committee. A spirited discussion on this subject was held. Some members of the -committee believe that no stands should be permitted on corners of the city because- it may hurt the trade of the regular merchants. Others claim that there .will be so many people that the regular business houses" cannot acconv modate them. RIOTS AT COLUMBUS Trout? . ith Street Car Strik ers Reached a Climax Last Evening. THE POLICE ARE IN MUTINY (American News Service) Columbus, O., Aug. 13. Last night's rioting was the most serious in many respects that has . taken place since the street railway strike began. Two women and a child on the west side were shot down by a man in an automobile. The chauffeur, told the police the shooter was John F. Brady, leader of the imported car men in the city. He has disappeared. Unsuccessful efforts to blow up three cars on the Front and Fourth street viaducts were made. Over a score of car men, one pass enger and two police officers were in jured. Most of them were stoned,' and some were assaulted. Seventeen arrests were made. The first , test of placing officers' on cars was not regarded by Mayor Marshall as a success. ,, Demoralization of the police depart ment reached its climax, last evening when thirty-two regular members of the force refused pointblank to obey the orders of " the mayor to ride on cars. They will be discharged today. M COOLE TO "LEIVE William Dudley Foulke, the editor of the evening Item, will take charge of the general management of the paper on September 1, succeeding C S. Mc Coole. Mr. McCoole has been businessJ manager "for more than a year and before this was connected with , the paper in various capacities. He has an - offer from a newspaper at Mar shalltown, Iowa, and may take that position. ' ' Mr. McCoole is a member of the Elks lodge , and other fraternal .organiza tions of the city. - He has made many friends , here who regret - his leaving the city.' . - A DEMAND FOR LOTS Over "a hundred ks in the Chautau qua grounds have so far been taken. There was a big rush today by: old campers as it is the last day for them to secure the choice lots. The plat will - be thrown open to the public Monday. Wife and Daughter of Mayor Mrs. William J. Gaynor, wife of Mayor Gaynor of New York and their daughter, Mrs. Harry K. Vingut, both. . of whom hurried by auto from Long Island to the steamship . Kaiser Wil helm der Grosse on board of which the Mayor had been shot. So high was their speed that policemen twice arrested them, but quickly released them on learning the nature of their errand, ' ITS ESPERANTO DAY Tomorrow Converts Mo New Language to Rule the Roost in Washington. SERMONS IN ESPERANTO (American News Service) ( Washington, D. C, Aug. 13. Per sons not versed in Esperanto, the so called universal language, will find themselves at a disadvantage in the national capital during the next few days. The sixth international con gress of Esperanto convenes here to morrow for a week's session and dur ing that time the use of the language both in and out of the congress is to be made as general as possible. Church servloes will be conductetd in Esper anto, newspapers will be printed In the same language, plays will be given in It, and the megaphone men on the "rubber neck" wagons will explain the sights of Washington in the universal tongue. Even the nmplres at the ball games have promised to make use of it and doubtless they will be roasted in the same language by some of the fans. Visitors from foreign countries are here to attend the, congress. The guest of honor will be Dr. L. L. Zamenhof of Warsaw, Poland, the author of the language. Several other eminent schol ars from noted European universities will be included in the attendance. Tomorrow morning church services in Esperanto will be conducted in Catholic and Episcopal churches. In St Paul's Episcopal church the euchar istic service will be conducted A7 Rev. Paul Hoffman, an eminent Esperanto scholar of Baltimore, and Rev. James M. Smiley of Annapolis, Father Blan chini. a delegate from Italy, and Fath er Solas of France will officiate in St. Patrick's Catholic church. On Monday the first business of the congress will be conducted. Dr. Za menhof will deliver an address, after which the governmental delegates will be presented. On the following days there will be business meetings, diver sified with excursions and entertain ments. ' On Saturday the congress will close with the election of officers.; : ; DIE IN A WRECK. ' Covington, Xy-. Aug. 13 Engineer William .Hall, was killed.' and two brakemen injured In a wreck on the Louisville and Nashville railroad near here this morning. 1 The freight train was destroyed by flrev " " " ' rs5 jv?5" n; H, W 'iS 4 - AA lit? KiPte- - 4&i 1 U tj&s&r&Ui Mm ' CHANGES IH CASTLE King George Will Greatly Im prove Condition of His toric Balmoral. IN - SCOTTISH HIGHLANDS (American News Service.) Eidenburg, Aug. 13. King George is expected to make considerable changes "at Balmoral Castle, 'the royal residence ln the Highlands. . Being an enthusiastic fisherman and deer-stalker, he is likely to spend much of his "vacation", at Balmoral, where there are deer forests and 'salmon rivers Included in the royal estate. . , ' Balmoral .was acquired early, in her reign by -Queen Victoria, who. used it as a summer retreat of the peaceful domestic order, and only entertained there close " relatives and a few inti mate friends. King Edward neevr . liked Balmoral, and carefully avoided the place after his accession, preferring' to spend his holidays on the Continent at lively re sorts like Marienbad and Biarritz. His son. however, cares little about , the Continent has no need for "cures' and wishes only to get as much sport as possible. King George is one. of, the best shots in the country, and is near ly as successful with the rod and line. Palladium's Daily Average Circulation For 'Week. Ending Aug. 6th 1910. .(Except Saturday) This Includes all our Regular Com plimentary lists, AVERAGE CITY CIRCULATION 3,291 -TOTAL DAILY AVERAGE For the Same Week, Including Rur al Routes, Small Towns, City Cir culation, Etc, Six Day - 5.C37 r THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE SAMPLE COPIES - W. Gaynor WILLIAM J. BRYAIi TO STUMP INDIANA This Was Settled Yesterday When Commoner Spoke ' at Rushville, Ind. WILL APPEAR IN OCTOBER WAS FORMALLY INVITED YESTER DAY BY B. HENDREN, CHAIR MAN OF DEMOCRATIC BUREAU FOR SPEAKERS: Indianapolis, Aug. 13. William J. Bryan will make campaign speeches in Indiana this year. - This was settled yesterday when he delivered a lecture at the Rush county Chautauqua at Rushville. Bert Hendren; ' who will be " the chairman of the democratic state speakers bureau In the campaign went to Rushville yesterday to invite Mr. Bryan to stump Indiana, and he received the promise that he would come. , The date was not set, but "It was arranged that he should come in to the state during-the latter part of October, and remain at least three days and he may stay a week. Bryan will come for the special pur pose of boosting the candidacy of John W. Kern for -the United States senate. He wants to see Kern elect ed. - - He Avoids Politics. Bryant refused, to talk politics. He was keenly' interested In the Indiana situation, however, and asked many questions.' Many of those who heard him thought he would have something to say on the ' local option question, but . he avoided the question entirely. A number of preachers came to Rush ville from ' surrounding towns to hear what he would ' say on that subject, but all were disappointed. The Anti Saloon league also had a -man there to take' notes on his temperance ut terances," but there were no notes to take. --. - - ; - -v Bryan came to this city last night and spent the - night,, at the Denison hotel. This morning he started for home... - ' J CAUSE , Acute indigestion accompanied by a sudden collapse of heart action has been definitely determined as the cause of the death of Harry C. Meek, county infirmary superintendent, ac cording to the attending physician. Dr. Fonts of CentervIIle. He received a report from the state board of health yesterday afternoon t in which it was stated that no evidence of Asiatic Choi era had been discovered in & culture of some of the specimens sent ' to the board. II POSSESS! FAVOR Georglanna Branban has filed salt against Edwin Toner in the - circuit court to obtain possession of real es tate and asks $200 dsmsges for alleg ed Illegal Holding of the property. The property is located in the south II1DIGESTI0! part of the citj;. , GREEI1SF0RK MAN IS ATTACKED BY GANG OF IIEGROES J. 0. Phillips in Local Saloon Last Night Displayed Roll of Money and on Leaving Was: Assaulted. VICTIM QUITE BADLY HURT BY ASSAILANTS He Was Knocked Down Twice in an Alley, but Escaped and He Was Then Stoned Near the Court House. Struck to the ground by blows from rocks or clubs as he was walking near, the Richmond Baking company, last, night, J. O. Phillips, of north' of Greensfork, regained his fedt and ran to the court house only to be attacked again with a shower of stones. Phil lips' injuries are severe but ' unless complications set in they will -not necessarlly. be dangerous. He believes he was attacked by several negroes for the purpose of robbery. He was able' to escape however, without being relieved of about $10 he had on his person. - . The attack was a most mysterious one. ' Phillips went into the Oakland ' Wine company, between Fifth and Sixth streets, on . Main, about 9:30 o'clock and ordered some beer. Bot tles were set out and Phillips invited several negroes to drink with him. lit paying for the beer Phillips display ed several greenbacks and - received change for a Ave dollar note. He no ticed the negroes glance at the money and then at each other, but thinking nothing of it walked out the back door . of the saloon. v k Pealt Terrible Blow. ' 4 . Going west in the alley until . u. came., to Fifth street; ha . beard mtnx. dashing up behind him. Before he. was-able' to turn , he was dealt a terri fic blow 4a the back of the Head. This. 'morning Mr. Phillips wa unable to say whether he had been . bit by fist, or a club. ; . He dropped to the ground, the blood spurting from the wound, which prov ed a severe cut of the scalp." He leap ed to his feef only to be struck down twice more. .,- Phillips knocked, oae ot his assailants down and then ran west - He says he tried to get to a light, but was : in such a stupor from thtr blows he does not know exactly where he went. Phillips . received several blows on the head and there was v slight concussion ' of thi brain . in ad dition to the severe scalp wounds. ? t. . "It was near the court house, I be lieve that the second attack was made on me," said Phillips.. ' Several large), stones were . hurled . at me but luckil I was able -to dodge them." He Hae no Enemies. ' Other than the robbery motive Phil lips cannot explain the attack. He says he has no enemies. He claims that while being assaulted one of, the men said something about" a woman, and Phillips' thinks he mar have bees the victim of case of mistaken iden tity. , ' He was able to be at police head quarters . this morning, although lie was very weak from loss of blood. The police are looking for the negroes that Phillips drank with in the Oak land .Wine company. Only one could Phillips describe. He said he was a dark, medium slsed man. , ' Phillips is suffering much pain from the wounds. It . will . undoubtedly go hard with the assaulters. If captured. DEM All 0 BY TRUSTEE Wayne Township Trustee James He worth will make a demand for $30 of Ll C. ' Boyd of Indianapolis ' for rent for township land which the latter 1 h said to have used for sereral years. Boyd's farm, north of , the city." ad joins the Mlddleborough school builds ing. The division . line fence - was found to be on the - school grounds yesterday after the grounds had been. SHE BROKE A AVillST ' . Mrs. ' Henry C Fox, wife . of Judge Fox of the, circuit court, fractured both, bones in her left wrist on Thurs day evening in a. fan, but the serious ness of the accident was net discov ered until last - evening. She IS AS ; years old and an foralid and the ta- jury for these reasons is mor than it .might be otherwise. THEIVEAJEEL STATE AND " LOCAL Unsettled wtsrthtf e . ' . Snowcs bMilcM twdayjL Wfc.