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. -J i t f rf - - - 1 . j ft AND SUN-TELEGRAM. VOL. S1CIV. ICO. 305. KlCimOSD. IXD.. SATUIIDAT KVEXIXG, SEPTEIIBEH 10, 10ia 1! st-w'.-'v'T"- r .1- - v vl CAVALIERA SAID TO HAVE PLAYED -MIDDY AS SUCKER ( Jew York's Four Hundred Gasps at Report that Fam ous Singer Has Made 2 Pauper of Bob Chanter. HAS HE BEEN TOSSED ! ASIDE BY HIS WIFE? Reported He Has Returned to America, Broken In Purse and Spirit He Is Living in Seclusion Now. (American Mews Service.) Niw York, Bept lO. New York's "Fogr Hundred," the ultra exclusive et ot - multi-millionaire arlitocracy, over which Mrs William Aator ruled for years with a rod of Iron, today is foiled to Ita Tery foundation by sensa tional reiwrts from Paris purporting Co detail the duplni of the former so ciety queea'e grandson, Robert Win throp Chaaler. by the woman he mar lied but little more than two months Co Lina Ca?allera, diva and premier professional beauty of the world. Mar ried, stripped of bis fortune, contemp tuously tossed aside for a former lover and 'sent back to America broken in purse and spirit to hide his head shame from the friends among- whom tie carried It so High, but a few weeks jftgo la announclas his forthcoming marriage to the beautiful songstress he had courted so long and lavishly this Is the brief, humiliating history of the brilliant and petted "Bob" Chan let, sportsman, good fellow and dell tante poUtlclaa. Living On a Pension. ' Owing to this report; Chanler Is How la New York a pensioner, living too aa allotment of 120 a month al lowed him by his wife, whereas one tear ago Weould command millions. The former sjMrlST of Duchess cch ty. now living la seclusion la this city and what steps he Is preparing to take It any, to regain his former for ton, are held in the utmost secresy. It Is reported that one of the couple Win seek a legal separation which ens Is not known at this time. The most remarkable part of the Parts story relates to a confession which Cavalerie is supposed to have made to Chanler upon the eve of their marriage. She Is said to have told Chanler that, In early womanhood, she was the pet of the rich men of the con tinent, living la luxury and ease and disputing with Cleo de Herode the title of queen of French beauty. Then he told of her life In the Paris half world, of the gay bachelors, the dash ing married men and the aristocrats who wined and dined her and loaded fcer with Jewelry and costly gowns, rich, lingerie and a thousand and one ether things so dear to the femtnlne heart and especially to the heart of a professional beauty. M. Cavalerie confided to Mr. Chan ler, so the story runs, that the father of her 16-year-old son was known to but a few persons and she stipulated . that her ardent suitor could only crown his courtship with success by acknowledging himself as the father of the boy. Not even the son himself knows the Identity of his father. Lawyer Approachee Him. And then, upon the third day before the marriage, a French lawyer, repre senting the singer, approached Mr. Chanler with a formidable array of legal documents for signature. At the some time Mme. Cavaliera's brother and the beautiful singer herself enter ed the room. Mme. Cavaleri threw her arms about the neck of her pros pective husband and begged him to sign the papers, explaining that thev would transfer all his property to her but she would take the greatest care of it 8wept onward by his live for her, Chanler did as he was asked, trans ferring even his Interest In the ali mony fund for his first wife, to Mme. Cavaleri. Then came the wedding and then the awakening. The accepted suitor of Cavalier! now Is Prince Delgoroukl, a Russian Nobleman of colossal wealth and high standing la the calendar of . nobility. The prince Is a soldierly man. of six feet height and broad boulders, who Invariably wears a uni form sprinkled with medals. George Christian, an artist friend of Chanter's, asserted today that he was under the Impression that Mr. Chand ler would soon met his wife In this country. A DIG PLAI1T DURIIS . The Furnas Office and Bank Furni ture company of Indianapolis was to ttSf destroyed by firs yesterday aft moon, 'The damage Is estimated at Ci).C9 and Is covered by insurance. The plant Is owned by John H Fur ta. Rstner Furnas, a student at Earl-f-T CsSsso and one of last year's has Let tzn Wars' la ssorlstsJ with his J, C, WESSLER DEAD He Was a Native of Wayne County and Was a Very Prominent Methodist. HE FOUNDED ONE CHURCH John C. Wessler, aged 75 years, one of the founders of the Chester M. E. church, died today at the family home, 305 North Nineteenth street, after a long Illness. The deceased was one of the best known Methodists in Wayne county, having been affiliat ed with the church since bis boyhood. By occupation the late Mr. Wessler was a farmer. He was born in the county and lived here during his entire life. As a church organizer his work was note worthy. He is survived by a son. W. II. Wessler, of near Chester, and Mrs. Olive Commons of Sanford, Cal., Mrs. Susan Held of Richmond, and Mrs. Louise Scull, also of Richmond. Short funeral services will be held at the home Monday at 12:30 o'clock. Following the service the body will be taken to the Chester Methodist church where services will be held at 2:30 o'clock. The burial will take place in Goshen cemetery. THIRTY-FOUR DIE WHEN FERRYBOAT WEIIT TO BOTTOM This Admitted by Pere Mar quette Officials Today Yesterday They Said No Lives Had Been Lost. CARS ON BOAT WERE . PLACED CARELESSLY It Is Alleged, Causing Them to Over Explosion Saved Two of the Sailors. " - (American News Service.) Ludlngton, Mich., Sept. 10. Officials acknowledged today that thirty-four persons perished when the Pere Mar quette ferry No. 18, went to the bot tom of ' Lake Michigan yesterday. Notwithstanding this wireless mes sages reported the loss of life as rang ing from twenty to sixty. Pere Mar quette officials firmly lnsistetd yester day that all hands were rscued. Eight of the bodies have recovered. Six of these are lying in the rooms of a local undertaker and two are in Millwaukee. A rigid Investigation of the cause of the disaster was started this morn ing. Carelessness in setting the heavy cargo is alleged by lake seamen to have been the cause of the accident. The cargo, conslstlnng of thirty-two heavily laden cars, shifted and threw the giant boata bottom side tip. . Had an Explosion. A mysterious explosion which shook the vessel Just as It turned over was responsible for the saving of two Uvea. The explosion shattered a part of the deck and pieces of the wreckage were seised by men already In the water. The boat sank In sight of the relief party. The steamer No. 17, which had been summoned by the wireless was just heaving to when the sister ship unable to longer stand the strain slowly keeled over and went down. It Is known that the boat sprung a leak and thata the crew tried to save her by pushing cars off the stern. Eight cars were gotten rid of In this way but no relief was afforded. R. C. Hill, purser and wireless op erator on No. 17 was at a disadvant age. He had studied telegraphy only a short time and could send, but not receive. The lost steamer was run as an ex cursion boat all summer from Chica go. It was considered one of the best built craft on the lake. IIDIAIIA CHARITIES (American News Service.) Marion, Ind Sept 10. The nine teenth annual meeting of the Indiana board of charities and correction which opens here tonight with an ad dress by President S. E. Smith of Richmond, has brought together many men and women who are regarded as experts on the various lines of work which the conference will discuss. Governor Marshall of Indiana and Miss Jane Addams of Chicago are scheduled to address the conference tomorow. THE WEATHER. LOCAL Fair tonight and Sunday, and alewly rising temperature. . INDIANA Fair tonight and Sunday; wanner tonight. - FLOATED FROfil THE SLOPES OF MOUNT ROYAL Wonderful Effect , Obtained by Placing Band and Chorus on Mountain at Great Open Air Mass Today. GREATEST RELIGIOUS ASSEMBLY IN AMERICA Forty Thousand Worshippers at Montreal Hear Cardinal Vannutelli Deliver the Pon tifical Mass. (American Newt Service.) Montreal, Sept. 10. Under a flaw less autumn sfty. Cardinal Legate Van nutelli this morning presided at the pontifical mass on the slope of Mount Royal in the presence of forty thou sand worshippers, the greatest reli gious assemblage ever gathered in the new world. It was the crowning de votional feature of Eucharistic con gress in session here. An Immense band and a large chorus were so mass ed against the mountainside that the slope acted as a sounding board, send ing harmonies in majestic volumes over the congregation and across the fields. A sermon in English was preached by Archbishop O'Connell. All possibility of friction on account of parading of the Sixty-fifth regiment tomorrow as an escort to the Sacred Host Is now past. "The SFxty-fifth reg iment Is Catholic to a man and if Sir Frederick Borden. Canadian minister of militia, had not granted official per mission to parade the men would have marched of their own volition. A Bandit Is Foiled. . Bonnie Var, the French bandit, who was released from St Vincent de Paul penitentiary a month ago, and who was arrested here charged with com Euchartitlc 'procession tomorrow, will be detained by the police, at . least un til the congress adjourns. . The monstrance 4e made of pure Canadian silver and is worth about $5,000. It rests on a base of gold and Is thirty-nine inches high. . Var seems to have a special hatred of Catholics. . He was sentenced to prison for holding up a priest and sack ing a Catholic church near Quebec. He planned to break into the church where the monstrance would be kept immediately after the procession to morrow. His plot failed through the arrest of an accomplice and the Inter ception of a letter from Var. MORE LAIN WANTED Report that C. & 0. Wants to Secure Site for Local Switching Yards. REPORT IS NOT VERIFIED That the C. & O. railroad, which re cently secured control of the C. C. & L.. is about to purchase all the ground from Second street west to the river and use the ground for switching pur poses was the report current about the city this morning. This report could not be verified by employes of the railroad in this city. The report passed about among the business men and caused a great deal of comment, for the construction of ad ditional yards by the C & O. would greatly facilitatet the handling of freight and give another impetus to the Interchange of freight. It was also said that the new offi cers of the road intended to make the C. & O. correspond to the old defini tion of the C. C. A I. "The Straight Line." by purchasing ground directly south and north of the city and mak ing the road shorter and straighter. A LABOR CONGRESS (American News Service.) Fort William, Ont. Sept. 10. The advance guard of delegates has arriv ed here to attend the twenty-sixth an nual meeting of the Trades and Labor Congress of Canada, which will begin its sessions Monday morning. Both In the matter of attendance and the importance of the subjects slated for discussion the congress promises to be the most notable conference ever held by organised labor In the domin ion. PRIEST ON EXHIBIT. ' An excellent painting of the Rev. Jules Mattlngly. painted by J. U Smith, who conducts an art store on Ninth street, is now on exhibition in the Starr Piano Co. HARM01Y , ' , MEMBERS OF .JHE foCQft . ksr -m- " : '''& ISIilTSI OF; I la -'11 it. - . h h uAlitVn r- I l:.-.WAil II Willi t uM r. iVH'v y h Villi fcr L Ml 11 s Jr. MANY SHOPPERS III CITY Oil SATURDAY Estimated that Richmond Each Week on that Day Enter-, tained 2,000. ONE VERY BUSY PERIOD PENNSYLVANIA TRAINS. ENTER ING CITY FROM 9:30 TO 10:30 EACH SATURDAY BRING IN NEARLY 700. Fully 700 people arrive In this city over the Pennsylvania -" railroad be- Lt wAn 9:30 and. .16:30-o'clock oil Sat- bjw morjang ana e tween 1,500 and 2,000 people come into the city to shop. This estimate made today by a newspaper man was said to be conservative by Station Master Clarence Mayhew and OfBcer Lawler who are at the station daily. During this hour in the morning sev en trains arrive. Six of these are. scheduled and the other makes no stop. It is the through train from New York to St. Louis and makes the trip in 24 hours. When the fast train ar rives it is ushered through the station by the railroad employes and Officer Lawler. The other six trains are mostly ac commodations and it is on these that a large number of the people come. The Logansport accommodation that arrives at 9:40 o'clock puts on extra coach evry Saturday to accommodate the people coming to this city. With this number of people arriving at the Pennsylvania station every Sat urday and about that many every day in the week; with switch engines coupling cars in the station and seve ral hundred people walking over the tracks, everybody ' at the station or waiting for trains wonders that more people are not Injured and that some are not killed.' Employes and patrons every day express the wish that' the company will erect gates. One em ploye said this morning that when somebody is killed the company will put up safety gates. MOSBY'S MEH MEET Herndon Va.. Sept. , 10. Surviving members of the 43rd Virginia Battal ion of Cavalry." C. S. A., known through the country as "Mosby's Men," assem bled In annual reunion here : today. The gathering was .t attended by a number of survivors '"from distant parts of the country..-;, Averse Circulation For Week Ending Sept. 3rd,-1910. (Except Saturday) . - TOTAL DAILY AVERAGE CIRCU LATION .. Including Rural Routes, Mail Cir culation. Small Towns, Complimen taries. City Circulation, Etc, Six Days G.C03 AVERAGE CITY CIRCULATION 3,350 This . Includes Regular ComphV mentary list. This Report Does Sample Copies. Not Include . 7 SO-:L WT--' , I I 3 1 '5 1 '.: I . ,.. . .. I ; . .'r ... ... . , - I ' k 4 l:V I r,ii. f i : W K . - ll . . -ftmr)T i rr I, t s I - . - The already famous graft probe legislative ' committee authorized by the last legislature of New York state to look into things in the Empire state that seem indicative of dishonest mon- - pc, Bfuce, a counsel; 2, Alfred Howell; 3, Victor M. Allen;. 4. Robert F. Wag ner; 5, Alexander Brougn; 6, Edwin A. Merritt, Jr., chairman;' 7, William. W. Come; 8, James H. Foley; 9, Charles Houghtaling, Sergeant-at-Arms; 10, Frank L. Young. . Below is O. Tracey Rogers, chief lobbyist for railroad in terests at Albany for many, years, who has already given much damaging tes timony. ' . -. IS ELECTED" President of the Township In stitute at the Session Held : Friday. MISS HEDGES SECRETARY County Superintendent Charles Jor dan was elected president of the town ship institute ' at ' the .' general meet ing of the .organization Friday after noon; at the ' high school and Miss Laura Hedges of Fountain City was electetd . secretary. The several sec tions of the institute met and elected their officers for the ensuing year. . O. L. -Voris of Webster was elect ed president of the high school sec tion, and Miss 'Mabel Bollinger of Centerville ", was elected secretary. For the intermediate section J. O. Edgerton of this city was elected pres ident and Miss Eva Pyle of .Whitewat er, secretary. - Miss Ethel Gilford of this city was elected president of the primary department and' Miss - Helen Helm of Williamsburg,; secretary., ' The " first -division, of district teach ers elected:! Miss Cora ' Nolder 'presi dent and Miss. Ruth Harris, secretary. Both, officers are from this city. " The second division will be headed by E. E. Oldaker of . tierxnantown. Miss Mabel Aschenbacher of this city was elected secretary. The members also decided to meet the first Saturday in each month ' at the new high school building during the ensuing year. IN THE CITY COURT Trouble in the . Railroad Restaurant, beginning in a fight between two wait ers, and resulting in a broken show case was settled In court this morn ing when Mayor Zimmerman 'fined William Conaway fl and costs for ma lictoaa trespass. Conaway admitted to having broken the glass. Ross Huddleston, of Riverdale, was fined $1 and costs for provoke. . Sev eral days ago he filed an assault and battery charge against John ' Miner, who he claimed . knocked him down. MlBer was ftned after be had admitted hitting Hnddleston. He accordingly filed tho provoke charge) on which Huddleetom was fined today, JORDAN HOLD DEDICATION CENTENNIAL DAY New High School Will Be For mally Accepted on That Date, It Is Stated. , - FALL FESTIVAL RATTERS AS USUAL ILLUMINATION WILL BE FURNISHED BY L., H.i r. CO. AND THE CITY WITHOUT ' ANY CHARGES. The new high fsert building . may weWrtr "ah. ttnttt&;'fr. t president of the school board. A date during the art exhibit the last of this, month had been set for the dedication of the new school, but inasmuch as there has been trouble in arranging the lighting system for the school, a different date will be set. The school board met last night and promised the festival committee that if the lights were ready by Centennial Day' the ded ication will be held then. v The pro moters . have been fighting ' for some time to get the high school dedicated Centennial Day, as It is believeathi will prove a big feature of the festival. By the generosity of the Light, Heat and Power Company, and the Munici pal Light plant all the night Illumina tion for the festival will be furnished free, half by the City and half by the Light, Heat and ? Power. This will mean current for 250Q large lncandes- cent lights, and a big financial saving to - the executive committee. -Fred Schornstine and President Hammond of the board bid against each other to see who could do the most for the fes tival. , " For Decorations. ;. Mr. Schornstine, chairman of the Il lumination committee, was ordered to secure "eblights,' heavy cables, circled with incandescent lights," which will be extensively used for the Main street decoration. - ,r- -v, ' ' 1 For prizes of the Centennial Day parade $30 additional was appropriat ed at the meeting. . This will be used by Chairman C. W, Jordan ' for lodge premiums. - School - authorities, - Mr. Jordan stated, are making great prep arations for the Centennial Day parade and its success is now assured. It is probable that the prize winning drill teams of the Modern Woodmen's log rolling, which' will be held here the first day of the festival, , will have ex hibition drills at the hippodrome on the evening of the '.log rolllngwyi-? The hospitality committee, ,of which J. A. Spekenhier Is chairman, will have charge - of the entertainment of Governor r Thomas R. Marshall, who will be here on Centennial Day. ThiJ entertainment: will be made 'as exten sive as possible, t - A NEW DOSTOII P. M. ( American Xews,' Senrtee.) . Washington, s. Sept.' 10 Joseph ; B. Meek has been, appointed postmaster at Boston, Wayne county, Indiana, vice J. S. Powell, deceased. : HO LONGER "HAUNTED." - The "haunted bouse" at Jackson burg has been remodeled and resi dents of that place no longer re gard It with " suspicion. Sereral years ago there was a murder of a young girl committed .near the house, Since that time the com munity had been filled with weird stories of ghostly apparitions la the neighborhood. nnnrv in i Canty - AuCtritfcs lb? tlS Know if pi C:t:b IV or Suited. HUSBAND AKD'A HALF SISTER ARE WEIL Both of Them: Are C;ina sl! Pending Invcstigiticn tii No Chcrcts Hcv3 ; C; pads Ag-inst Thp. case. very PECumn ora MRS. WICKt SAID TO HAVE ZZ:i VERY JEALOUS . OF HALF; V:, - : TER, MISS MYRTLE THC3 ' , ' ' FOR SEVERAL WEEKS, Un Ressl WiAka. of Camkrlf-S C", - was pulled from fche irster 4';" VJ water canal. Just north Wsisfetijj , v tr City, grtaay .artemooo aooox csss) o'clock. The body was discovert hs water.; just as "; the weata wca ainusz for we last urns oy csraxra., Kennedy of Cambridge. Us was tao , Ing down the canal trom tae aor ;;A; and noticed a hand protruding frost 4, the water. , . . -; 1. t At trst not rssOli.tta.iBitrrnl- was ,1 the water; Kr: TTctr !.rj H 1 down on the canal bask ts tC' C j ' velopments. . A faw seooQds tzTsm , , head bobbed VP tzlfr taptt& rWi to do so called for help Ira V husband of the drowned woman, tx" ed recover the body. , Her lasx Xrcr full of water and there were vagzt) ". of life, although an attempt was to revivo her. Friday night IeLs f and Miss Myrtle Thome, half slatsr cS the dead woman were arrested on ss plcion and are still held. 4 The husband says that on cotag tas .. .' to the house after tho ftndigg cf ts body, a : not was dlacorered ea , living room - table, supposed to tlw been written by the Wicks woman.' Zfe V significant facta are revealed In t note, according to Proaooator C id'. Ladd. who Investigated. - What Prosecutor Cajrs.r,' ' -r ; "The handwriting did not tsstr: very much that of the" dead worrn, ' however,! stated Mr. Ladd. "Her wr .' Ing is of a slight slant and tho acri was rftte" l" IrtlC,t.h?; . LTT ot tate at this time whether It k MAMA 1 . MM A M AM ..I the case is one of murder or mZ Of course, you know, she aalgfct Lire " been greatly agitated when written tls note. "It seema very ? unreasccr that an attempt to commit mxzlzi would have been made In broad light,"- - ' v Trouble between the husbsad szi wife Is said to have taken place Ttur day night ,"' " " k . . Wicks came home about f o'dsCl after spending an evening In Uon. Calling his wife out on the al bank, which Is nearly seventy tzli trout, the front door, he said he tsi ' , something Important to tell her. A e Hurts Wife Into the Canal. ' Instead, however Wicks grabbed t!j f wife and threw her into the canaL U ; leaped in also shaking the womsm violently. ' Her screams were heard ky passersby but when a nelgthot1 ap " preached Wicks jumped Into the deep water crying that he would coinstz suicide. , ' . . 4 d . root out of that water or 111 tit you with this brick," yelled the sssau and Wicks without a word cTsbei ' from the canal and went home. - 1Z ' was arrested soon after and rseed f; in the '' Jail at k Cambridge without ; charge being placed against Mat, Friday morning Wicks' was rsSscssS : and then rearrested Friday evecizjreai '' the mysterious death of his wCsw ' will be held ' In the Cambrics C.T jaU until the coroner has gtfrte. fJa . investigation , which win - CzJili " whether or not the ease Is oneef ssJ cide or murder. ... Jealousy of Mrs. Wicks Is said to -have been the cause of the Wicks fata ily troubles, as an intlmaey Is sstf to -have grown up between T7Icls gawl ' ' Myrtle Thome, who is uxlir srrrd. : .. Although Wicks is forty years cl txl ;. the Thome girl is Just rst fttors. ' they are said to have hen tczZr a v great deaL The dead wocra U dS -to have objected to tUs .btfJasscr ft ' number of tlzseshut XaAXSmtSasXi The"Wle f2i2y had a r-rt d o reunion on tSe day of Cae Xzi The hushend ssit Wa, CyrtUTtrtzv James T&ornef etZrtZx C tl father of UyrC. t3 Cbrlrr rn:; her 3rer, siao clCCltrrtt ... . , A'