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VOL. XXXV. NO. 320.
DICIIttOSD. 1KI- TUESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 4, 1910..
SINGLE COPY OCENTO.
One Child Is Dead, Another Is
In a Critical Condition and a
Number of Children Are in
SCHOOL WAS CLOSED
BY HEALTH OFFICER
Only Forty-four Children An
swered Roll Call This Morn
ing and They Were Promptly
t (Palladium Special
Oreensfork, Ind., Oct. 4. Tho death
of on child from diphtheria, one
child at the point of death. several
eerloua caaea threatened, and the
school cloaed baa cauaed the greatest
alarm at Oreensfork. Schools were
cloaed thla moraine by Deputy County
Health Officer, Dr. M. F. Johnston of
Richmond, who made an investigation
of the situation. The primary room
of the local achool was cloaed yester
' Mildred Schuman. the seven year
old daughter of Mr. and Mra. Otto
' Schuman, farmers Hring north of
town, and . formerly . of Richmond, . Is
the victim of the dlaeaae. and Margar
et 8chuman, her alater, aged nine
years, la at Che point of death. M1W
urea scnuman oiea at iwo o ciock mis
Several cases ot sore throat result
ed la temporary suspensions from
school yesterday and a number of
these cases are of serious nature.
Taken III In School.
V Tho Schuman child became ill at
school last Frlady morning and was
taken to Her home. Diphtheria devel
oped Sunday dud the primary room of
which she was a member, was closed
at the order of local doctors, Monday.
. Ksr. cuter was also taken ill with a
acre throat at school and ,waa sent
home before she '"became 7, seriously
When the school hack arrived In
town this morning after collecting
the children from rural districts not
a single child waa permitted to enter
the school. There are several bun
dred pupils enrolled In the schools
and probably half ot them have been
Dr. Johnston states that school will
v be discontinued indefinitely because
of the contagion. This morning
when the session waa called previous
to Dr. Johnston's visit only 44 pupils
answered to roll call and not one ot
them was from the country. One case
new exists In Oreensfork and death Is
. expected at any time. Probably a
doaen families were placed under
quarantine by Dr. Johnston and rigid
measures will be enforced by the local
physicians to stamp out the epidemic.
t !!ow the cases originated is a great
STOP RATE ADVAIICE
Interstate Commerce Commis
sion's Ruling Affects Four
DELAY UNTIL FEBRUARY
(American News Service.)
Washington, Oct 4. Advancea of
' 3 to 20 per cent In ratea on weat
eastern points, scheduled to become
effective October 10, were suspended
by the Interstate Commerce commis
sion until February C The ruling af
fects four hundred railroads in all
sections of the country.
The reunion of the brigade compos
ed of the Eighth and Eighteenth In
dtana Infantry and the First Indiana
bsttery will be held In thla city on
October 19, according to notlcea which
lave been sent to all the surviving
members of the companies. John A.
Markley of thla city la president of
tho reunion this year and C C Smith
of Winchester la the secretary-treas
urer. The meetings will be held In
the assembly room at the court house
while the meals win be served by the
women's organisation of the local post
in the post rooms.
It la expected that ISO old veterans
will attend. It is the thirty-fifth an
nual reunion of the brigade.
MRS. LAND GUARDIAN.
Mrs. Frances M. Land has been ap
pointed guardian of her two daugh
ters who Inherited several thousand
dollars worth of property from their
father's estate, the late Charles M.
Land. .The real estate is of the prob
able value of $14.63) and they Jointly
Inherited about S3.0CO worth of per
Several of the most prominent men in Richmond and Wayne county
were Interviewed today to aecure their opinion of the Weather Man.
Summarising these opinions In brief they read aa follows:
"The Weather Man ia , , end
we also have heard he waa at one time a horse thief and has ether bad
habits." ' "
Asked what affect they thought he would have on the Fall Festival
they smiled a grim smile and said that it waa authentically known he
would be discharged by the Head Weather Merchant-at Washington today
and that during the three daya of the Festival, Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday, there would be a Weather Man on the Job here that had a little
common aenae and that he would hand out a product that would be satis
factory to every one. ' -
Promptly st 0 o'clock tomorrow morning there will be an ear-splitting
noise a mighty chorua of factory and locomotive whistles and the
Third Annual Fall Festival will be on. All the exhibita will open at that
hour and people from every section of eastern Indiana andxweatern Ohio
will pour Into Richmond, by traction car, ateam trains, rios of every de
scription and automobiles. - s r . .
Never before haa the city bean so beautifully decorated and the hard
shower of today have not dimmed their lustre a littte eunahlne and a
good October breeze will restore these decoratlona - to " all their glory
again. Main atreet and North E street are a riot of colore and the busi
ness houses, both interiors and exteriors, ars In gala costume.
All today exhibitors from the surrounding country poured Into the city
with their best stock, grains, fruits and vegetables. At the Hippodrome
everything Is In readiness and the acta there and the shows along the mid
way will be among the moat popular features of the Festival.
Tomorrow morning there will be a parade of the live atock entered
for premiums. All the aristocratic horses, cattle, awine, etc, will be
ahown. Great Interest ia being taken in this event.
Tomorrow Is also Modern Woodmen Day. Lodge members from all
over Indiana, probably 1.500 strong, will invade the city and there will
be drills and exhibitions by the various drill teams. Head Conaul Talbott
of the Modern Woodmen, who cornea here from Lincoln, Neb, will deliver
an address In the afternoon at the South Tenth atreet park.
Wednesdsy Is going to be a great day and there will be great crowds
on hand to enjoy Richmond's hospitality. .
BIG STEAMER SUNK
In the Pacific and Seventy
Persons, Enroute to Pana
ma, Were Drowned.
CAUSED BY AN EXPLOSION
(American News Service.)
Colon, Panama, Oct 4. Seventy
persona perished when the Pacific
Steam Navigation company's steamer
Chirlqul went to the bottom of the
Paclflo ocean following an explosion
of her boilers, ninety miles from
Panama, on September 27th, accord
ing to advices received today from
Point JarachtnevThe dlsasteroua ef
fects of the explosion prevented the
succesfjul launching ot more than
one or two life boats. The wireless
waa useleaa because of the quick sink
HOLDS A CEREMONIAL
(American News Service.)
New York, Oct 4. St Patrick's Car
thedral is festooned in countless yards
ot white and purple bunting In readi
ness for the great ceremonial of its
consecration tomorrow. Cardinals Van-
nutelll, Logue . and Gibbons, Arch
bishops Farley and Glennon and other
prelates of world-wide reputation will
take part in - the ceremonies, which
will extend over a period of three
BIG S. S. MEETING
(American News Service.)
North Adams, Mass., Oct. 4. With
several thousand Sunday achool work
era present from all over the state,
the twenty-first annual convention ot
the Massachusetts Sunday School as
sociation met here today and will con
tinue in aesslon until Friday. Subjects
ot great interest to the Sunday achool
workers will be discussed by Presi
dent Garfield of Williams College, Dr.
George J. Fisher of New York and
others of prominence.
LUMBER RATE CASE
(American News Service.)
Evansvllle. Ind.. Oct 4. The Inter
state Commerce Commission met here
today to investigate the complaints
made by local lumber manufacturers
that the Illinois' Central railroad' has
overcharged them In freight rates to
the amount of 1125,000.
FALL CARNIVAL ON
Kansas City, Mo, Oct 4. Electrical
illuminations and pageanta of unsur
passed magnificence are to form the
moat prominent feature of the annual
Priests of Pallas carnival which open
ed in Kansas City today. In addition
to the grand electrical parade the
program for the week's festivities pro
vides for masque balls, automobile
racea and athletic competitions.
MRS. UULLIN DEAD.
Greensfork. Ind, Oct 4. Mra. Eva
Mullln, aged 73 years, died today from
heart trouble. She waa one of the old
est residents of this vicinity and had
lived here all her life. There are no
AT WEATHER L1AII
BANDIT PLANS RAID
Outlaw Swears His Vengeance
As Result of an Attack
Made on His Family.
POSSE SURROUNDING HIM
(American News 8ervle.)
Winter, Wis., Oct 4. With his
daughter dying as the result ot being
shot in the back, and with one of his
sons wounded and a prisoner here,
John F. Delta, the outlaw ot Cameron
dam, is expected to raid the city to
day for revenge on members of his
family. . . 7.;.v. :
'PUIS had been fleserled"py all bis
former friends. He is accused of
shooting a nun here on election day.
He fled outside the city and declared
he would raid the town and alay all
his enemies. Today he waa partly
aurrounded in his cabin by a posse
which is sworn to kill, him.
Despite their dislike of Delta, cltl
sens ot Winter threaten to make trou
ble for Sheriff Madden and the county
Deits'a daughter was brutally load
ed on a cot and bundled Into a bag
gage car yeaterday and taken out of
AFTER GOOD ROADS
(American News Service.)
Oklahoma City, Okla.. Oct 4. What
promisee to be one ot the most no
table meetings ever held In the Unit
ed States for the promotion of the
good roads movement began a three
days' session in this city today under
the auspices of ' the National Good
Roads association. In addition to
delegates appointed by the governors
ot nearly all the states the attendance
includes a number ot good road ex
perts of national reputation and rep
resentatives of many agricultural.
commercial and industrial organlza
A FAMILY REUNION
(American News Service.) .
Windsor, Conn, Oct 4. Descen
dants of Joaeph Loomls. who emigrat
ed from England in 1590. met in an
nual reunion at the old Loomis home
stead near here today. Included among
those who participated in the gather
ing were Charles Batell Loomis, the
well known author and hta brother
Harvey Worthlngton Loomis, the com
IAN WAS HURT
Harry E. Martin, a brakeman em
ployed in the East End yards of the
Pennsylvania . railroad company, waa
painfully injured early Monday morn
ing. . A car on which he was riding
waa bumped into by a cut of cars and
he was thrown to the ground, sprain
ing hie ankle seriously in falling. He
waa taken to his home at 207 North
All business houses or persona
competing for exterior, interior or
window decoratlona must either no
tify by telephone or mail. Secre
tary W. W. ReUer, ia tho Colonial
Building before 9 o'clock Thursday
morning. Telephone number 2455.
PARTY TIES ARE
... ' 9 ...
Caused by the Spread of Pro
gressive Ideas, Says
HE SPEAKS AT NASHVILLE
SAYS THE WEST IS GROWING
TIRED OF SUBSIDIZED PUBLIC
SERVANTS, AND MISUSE OF THE
Nashville. Tenn, . Oct 4. Giftord
Pinchot, head of the National Conser
vation Association, arrived here from
a long tour of the middle and far West
to attend the annual convention of the
Brotherhood of St Andrew. When
asked for his views on the political
situation In the country he had just
traversed, Mr. Pinchot said:
"The essential facto In the West, as
I see them, are the weakening of par
ty ties, due to a genuine interest in
popular government and the spread ot
"The defeat of such men as Hull, in
Iowa, and Tawney. In Minnesota, and
the overwhelming victory of LaFol
lette in Wisconsin; the successful
fight California Is making against the
political domination of the Southern
Pacific; the demand for direct popu
lar government in Arizona; the repu
diation of Bellinger by his own city,
county and state, and especially the
fact that the conservation Idea- has
swept the-West ell these are typical
6igns of the progressive advance.
The West Disgusted. V
"The West is through with the sub
sidized public servants ad the hole-and-corner
methods under which the
machinery ot the Government has
been steadily misused for the benefit
ot the special Interests and the profes
sional politicians. '
''The people of the West and the
Mississippi Valley believe In protec
tion but they are not greatly interest
ed In defenses of the tariff based on
its alleged virtues as a revenue pro
ducer. It. is not justification of the
tariff to say that it pays. This Gov
ernment is not reduced to the necessi
ty of raising its revenues by schedules
which rob the people. '::
The essential fact about the tariff
as the people see it where I have been
is that it is unjust a moral wrong,
written by the servants of special pri
vileges for the benefit of their mas
ters, and intended, not to help the
small man make a ling, but to help
the big man make an exorbitant profit
No amount of statistics will conceal
or modify that fact or make many
schedules of the Payne-Aldrich tariff
"The west never has been deceived
aa to where the credit belongs for the
useful laws passed at the last session
of congress. Indeed, I think the whole
country knows by now that the Wick
ersham railroad bill and Alaska bill
were both indefensible. The Balling
er conservation bills, although -they
(Continued on Page Six.)
BLAMED FOR DEED
Think They Were Responsible
for the Blowing Up of the
BURNS UNEARTHS A CLUE
NOTED DETECTIVE STRIKES UP A
TRAIL THAT LEADS TO FRISCO
HEAVY .REWARDS HAVE' NOW
(American News Service.)
Los Angeles. Cat, Oct 4. Under
the stimulus of the vast reward which
is growing constantly in size, the po
lice department announced today that
the anarchist band which demolished
the plant of the Los Angeles Times,
killing more than a score of persons
and placed bombs near the residences
of the owner, General Otis and F. J.
Zeehaudelaar, secretary of the Merch
ants and Manufacturers association
would probably be behind the bars
within 24 hours. Chief of Police Cal
loway said that a new clue, unearthed
by William J. Burns, formerly of the
United States secret service bureau,
has turned the trail toward San Fran
cisco where the guilty men mar be
captured. - -.
The total of rewards aggregated
more than $100,000 today and civic
movements were formed to push the
figures on to the Quarter of a minion
Experts on explosives were Inter
viewed today by Chief of Detectives
Flammer in hope of ascertaining def
initely the Identity ot the bomb that
wrecked the building.
STATE AND LOCAL Unsettled
, . weather, vnCSs ehowere tonight
Mrs. Funk, "Spook" Letter's
WILL STAND BY
Mrs. Menlo Moore Loyal to
Husband, Who Killed Man
He Was Jealous Of.
SAYS SHE WAS FAITHFUL
(American Kews Service.) "
Vincennes, Ind, Oct 4. Mrs. Menlo
Moore, who returned here today with
her husband, the theatrical magnate,
who shot and killed C. Edward Gib
son, millionaire oil operator, in the
Union depot here, declared that she
would stand by her hesband in his
trouble, but declared that he was mis
taken, believing he had cause to be
Jealous of Gibson. i V
"Mr. Gibson and I were merely ac
quaintances; she declared when she
stepped from the train which bore
her husband, guarded by officers,- from
Washington, Ind. Mrs. Moore Is a
beauty and formerly waa belle of
Washington society. '
Mrs. . Moore declared that she be
lieved her husband was temporarily
insane when he killed Gibson. Moore
has " been connected with . several
schemes in Vincennes and Washing
ton. He was the originator of the
Economy Street Car Fare company,
which sold tickets on the street car
company at a cent apiece. ' When he
faced prosecution here he went to Chi
cago. He tried the scheme there, but
failed. - .
SCHOOLS TO CLOSE
Superintendent T. A. . Mott of the
city schools has announced that there
will be no school in the afternoon on
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of
this week. This vacation is given by
the board In order that the pupils may
view the parades and exhibits and In
this manner gain a knowledge of
many tacts ; concerning, the county,
which otherwise would not be obtain
ed. The school board take the same
attitude as State Superintendent Aley,
relative to his position In regard to the
state fair. .
For Week Ending Oct 2nd,' 1910.
TOTAL DAILY AVERAGE CIRCU-
:'.. LATION -
Including Rural Routes, Mail Cir
culation. Small Towns, Oomplimen
taries. City Circulation. Etc, 8ix
AVERAGE CiTY CIRCULATION
This ineladea Regular Compli
mentary Et .
This Report Does Not Include
, . ... .'.( .
h C H..
,w...:. rs j J
Marlon Funk (above), the woman
who i wrote spook letters, which are
alleged to have influenced Robert M.
Thompson, millionaire paper ' manu
facturer, to cu off without a cent his
second wife, Mrs. Robert H. Thomp
son (below), formerly his stenograph
er. . Mrs.. Thompson Is suing to break
her aged husband's will which be
queathed his "entire fortune of $2,000
000 to his two sons, J. Linton Thomp
son and Robert H. Thompson, and to
Mrs. Marion Funk, his grand-daughter,
whom he adopted as a' daughter. The
spirit communications to Mr. Thomp
son Were all received .and transcribed
by Marion Funk.
A BLOW myALL ST.
Horse Roosevelt Was Riding
Hit by an Auto, but the
Colonel Not Injured. ,
WOMAN WAS IN MACHINE
(American News Service.)
Oyster Bay, N. Oct 4. Colonel
Roosevelt had a narrow escape from
serious injury near Sagamore Hill to
day when the spirited black horse he
waa riding was struck by an automo
bile occupied by Mra, Southback, the
widow of a millionaire New York real
estate dealer. The horse was thrown
upon Its haunches. but the Colonel
managed to get bis feet out of the
stlrupe and prevent falling heavily on
the macadamized road. ' He sustained
a few slight bruises. -
A FOOTBALL VICTIM
: Melvin Walters of the Carlisle. led,
high school football team died from
injuries sustained, in a game with the
Rockvine high school team at CarfisSa
on Saturday. Walters' injuries were
dne to being kicked In tho head. P.
J. Desman who graduated front Cart
ham college In Jane te n. teacher in
the Rockvfne high school a&t
coached the football team. vXfce
haa been dleconrfneel in tie tare
schools. Walters death was Cw Crrt
ceased by the game In the nsl 2a west
tkla it. -v '
SHOWS PREVEOTS -FORMAL
Hippodrome Attractions Are
All Here Now and tha CI3
Event Will Be Thrown Qpcft
This Afternoon. i:
HELD LAST EVENO
And More than 700 Cuc!r,c;3
Men Participated in It
Thousands Visited the Mid
OCTOBER 4, GERMAN DAY.
7:00 P. M.-rOpenlng of Hippodrome
8:15 P. M. Hippodrome, perform
ance In the Stadium. . German
Night featured' by popular Ger
man songs sung by , Richmond
Maennerchor Society. ' Concert
by Richmond City Band. ' ,
OCTOBER ; MQDERN WOOD-.
men day. j?rrr;
9 : 00 A. M. Opening of FesthrU
' with ringing' ot bells adtDeSx?
ot whistles. -, , , .
4 All exhibits open: "
i . i,
Reception to- visiting delesntlsxs
ot Modern Woodmen. - ,
9:30 A. M. Agricultural Parade, v
Following hen Acnltaral JV
radework horses' will be judsd
on North Tenth street ' .
10 : 30 A. M.-Buslhess meeting ot
Modern Woodmen In lodge" rooms
1:00 fP. M. Opening . ot none
Show, North Tenth street " -r
Opening of Hippodrome Greases.
Modern Woodmen Parade, i .
1:00 P; M. Address fey Head O
aul A. IL falt. tZxCTzz'
' 1 men of America. In, eonC-C.'..
... Street peril. V . , -A
Z:30 P. M.-Hlppodrjme ptxtzzi--
ance in Stadium with special eon
cert " by ' Maxwell-Srieco I Xasl,
and saxophone solos' by Jean
Moereman. ', , f ; 1
3:30 P. M.Prtse' drills by Forest
learns, and team's" from Royal
'Neighbors on North Tenth t
4 : 30 P. M.MIscellaneous Uodarn
Woodmen contests North TVT
' street v 'I .'- , ,
7:00 P. M.Opening ot Hlppodrcae
8:15 P. M.HIppodrome erfsrcK
ance In ' Stadium. Special driSe
by piire winning teams of Mod
ern Woodmen. Concert by Max
f well-Briseoe Band and tsxophono
: solos by Jean Moereman.
Between 6,000 and 7,900
were on the midway ' at he LIs
drome grounds teat night to wife
the finish of the btg Commercial par .
ade, made up of about. 7t bBxtaeca
men of Richmond. It waa tret 1 , '
tended to formally open tko kq '
drome last night , with tho main e
tractions and loop-the loop, not aa tho
latter waa tied np tn tho! PessryV
vania railroad yarda in' tks'tZ
opening waa postponed nt3 tU al- .
ternoon. The executive Ooqu CIS , !
not wish to open tho hippodroQe dU-1
plays until the entire not o attrao
tlons were on tho grounds. -
The electrical eoamerctel farads
waa a magnlncent aCair, and t&aro .
were estimated to bo about 1Z3 era ,
in line. The line was not aero firs
two squares long but the pxrs
were in close formation. . .. .,-; , JCl
Invitatlone had been tesoed to c3
city otadate and etnployea, nerm
of the Young Uen'a Busiaeea Cv,,
Commercial crab. South G trravev :
ment aseoctatton, Weat-CSa fsSAv?
meat association and KkwmSsl OU'
league and all thsss orrsxt7Tr?r r
had a noniber e ;wpreerClroa tj
line. Many dtlsens not esii,l"i c2 ' :
any of these organlxadott lS9 tlzx
ed. The parade formed at Ts2i -trJ'J'l
Main street the Fan Featfeci tsr
quarters, and marched oaat to X1 :
teenth street, thence south to Cho tT ;
podrome grounds at fifteen , c3 ;
South C street
Leading tho parade was the
police department and etty ZLz'.zlx
but the other orsaslaBtSoBS were rfl
Bned up in order. Cachxsa wry tz
ntehed with briStent atrfcSarev "i
made the whole East a jw d V'.
and ptelntr vbSle tar .
t After aarlvteg at tho fcfr:
cf tie C
tennlal Day ttmezZZrx xxl .tr
taac in wSki to z"z3 CrS.l
e-oxfz f tie t'rr ri tr t '
two-tiirty VwU2f- itcr3 a' i .
cgacort by tL r.r:-n ex? t .r " -
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