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Pit 1JTML lAvftnwaia AND SUN-TELEGRAM. MIC LJLAJB VOL. XXXVI. NO. fa. dlduildi;;g IS 1(1 RAPID STYLE Annual Report of Isthmian Canal Commission Made Public Today Shows Great Work on Big Ditch. HEALTH OF WORKERS VERY SATISFACTORY Work of Excavation in Many Places Seriously Hamp ered by Floods Culebra Cut a Big Task. Washington, Nor. 21. Signs that the Panama canal Is moving rapidly alone to completion are contained In the annual report of the Isthmian Ca nal Commission for the year ending June 30. 1910, which has just been made public. The construction of the lock gates has been contracted for and will be completed by June 1, 1913. These con tracts have been awarded to the Mc-Cllntlc-Msrshall Construction com Itany, of Pittsburg. Pa., their bid for the entire work being $5,374,474.82. . There will be 46 gates in all and ac cording to the 'contract the work of erection at Gatun Is to begin on Janu ary 1, 1911, and be completed on February 1, 1913: at Pedro Miguel, the work of erection Is to begin March 1, 1911,' and to be completed May 1, 1913; and at Mlraflores work Is to be gin January 1, 1912 and to be com pleted June 1, 1913. Of the $375,201,000, which tt Is estl mated It -will cost to build the canal there remains only $127,199,531.42 to be appropriated. The total classified expenditures for canal work to June SO, 1910. amounted to $191,258,113.93. of which $31,188,456.37 were the net expenditures during the fiscal year covered by this report . Of the total classified ' expenditures to June 30. 1910, $25,699,450.81 were for plant and equipment ' for construction work, of which $4,388,511.65 were expended Curing the fiscal year. , , In Three Divisions. '.That part of the report pertaining ta the progress being made In the con traction work Is divided Into Atlantic, Central and Pacific divisions. ; , Among the important pieces of work on the Atlantic division are the Ga tun locks and dam. During the year S.M5.699 cuble yarda In the dry and 435,178 yarda In the wet were removed from the lock chambers. In addition to thla work there were removed 646. (20 cubic yards of materia! in auxili ary including dredging In the French canal. The excavation in the upper locks waa completed. Including the trench lag for the curtain walla and for the lateral culverts In that portion where these culverts are below the excavat ed area. With the exception of the trenching required for the lateral cul verts, the excavation for the inter mediate locks was completed. The excavation for the lower locks, exclu sive of other approach walls was also undertaken, and 375,000 cubic yards ' remain to be removed. The average cost of the excavation for the next six months, Including plant charges and division expenses was $0.6751 per cu tie yard. In speaking of the dam the report says:' ' . The total amount of the material placed In the dam during the fiscal year was; dry fill, 2.577.234 cubic yards, ' estimated on car, or place measurement plus 25 per cent, swell, and hydraulic fill 2.933.175 cubic yards, . estimated on borrow pit measure ments. , less losses ascertained by cross section when practicable. The average .cost of the last six months of the jrear for the dry fill. Includ ing plant charges and' division ex peases, was 28.19 cents per cubic yard; for the wet fill on the same basis, 22.54 cents per cubic yard. Work at Culebra Cut. ' The work of excavation was seri ously hampered in many places ow taj to the floods. , The most Important work la - the Central division was that done In Culebra cut. the digging of which Is one of the most stupendous undertak lass la connection with the building of the canal. In this connection tho report says: - During the fiscal year, 14.921.750 cu bic yarda of material were excavated front tho Culebra cut, leaving 34.893,. Ul cubic yards to be removed In or Car to complete this section of the (Continued on Page Six) Averts Grc;a . (Except Saturday) Including Complimentary lists, for Week Ending Nov. 19th, 1910. saowtai net paid, news stands and rssnlar complimentary list does act Include sample copies. S,C7 PHOGRESSIOG Scenes A long the Panama ' TJs9s9 vss.B ' '" BBBBssaaansv ; ... -X EATON COUNCILMAN IS SUEDBY CITY To Recover Damages Paid to Richmond Man Who Fell Over Officer's Step. (Palladium Bpeclal) Eaton, O., Nov. 21. To recover $890 the city council has directed City Solicitor 8. B. Foos to file suit against one of their councllmanlc brethren. Dr. F.'M. Michael. A year or so ago William Nearon of Richmond, Ind., en tered ault against the city and was given damages in the sum of $500. His suit' was brought on the grounds that he sustained permanent Injuries when he fell over a step protruding onto a sidewalk in front of a residence own ed by Dr. Michael on East Deem street. A decision of the 'United States court In Cincinnati held that the city 'was responsible, for permit ting the step on the sidewalk, and ac cordingly; Nearon'a suit was against the city. , The city paid, the judgment and costs and now wants Michael to hand the amount over to the ctiy. BOARD OF WORKS CENSURED TODAY Rulings on Street . Improve- ment Are Called ' Arbi- trary and Unfair. P Charges that . the Board of Works has been unfair, arbitrary, and that It , used no Intelligent of business-like method In the assessment of benefits and damages on the ' widening of streets., and other. Improvements, was made at this' morning's meeting of the board, by Henry.U. Johnson, attorney. representing . George Klein, 842 . Na tional avenue. - -. Mr. Klein owns a strio of land on West Ninth street. Eight and one third feet will be removed from his property, by. the' widening of the street as . ordered by .the Board of Works. Damages and benefits were equally as sessed, $467. . A . remonstrance was filed against the assessment by At torney Johnson. Damages are claim ed to be insufficient and benefits ex cessive. , The strip of land Is 567 feet long and 100 feet wide. . By the removal of 12 feet in' the rear, where an alley' must be p.aced and then the additional re moval of 81-3 feet In front' the lots would be decreased to a depth of less than eighty feet "With no reflection on the Board," said Mr. Johnson, "we shall take the matter, before- a jury and fight it out." '"Mr. Klein alleges that the city is Just, attempting, to avoid a. rightful payment or Its part of the improve ment. Another -"kick- from the widenins- of West Side streets came from the Allen Jay estate. Edgar F. Hiatt, of the Dickinson Trust company, ad ministrators of the estate, told the Board it was very unfair in the allow ance of damages for removing a barn and for. damages to the house, on the Jay estate. Incurred by the widening of West Eighth street REPORT ON ESTATE , . ... Edward and Emma Rodenburg, ex ecutors of of the estate of the late Charles Rodenburg, have filed final reports in the probate court. The to tal charges were 17,745, while the credits amounted to $6,072.04. leaving $1,?2.M which is on hand and to be distributed to heirs. The decedent died at his home in the western part of the county on October S. 1909. niCnilOND. 1ND 0 Soars tlnnr tha Panama Canal W. Goethals, the Chief Engineer of tho commission. At the top is a view of Bas Obispo Cut, and below Is a picture of Culebra, showing the administration building to the left, the hotel to the right, and the Y. M. C. A. club house in the center. "Prof." Kolling Gives Advice To Fall Festival Association Prof. H. H. Rolling, tonsorlal art ist . and . chiropodist . for forty-four years, manufacturer of a- shampoo; and corn, and bunion cures, which have ' his recomendatlon in his weekly "ads" in the Police Gazette, advises the Fall Festival association not to attempt to repeat the affair again in 1911. He also believes that if ever' a Fall Festival is seriously proposed in Richmond again, that "someone, be side cigaret and corn-cob pipe smok ing lushers, preferably business men, be put .at the head of the organiza tion." . ' The chiropodist believes that the Fall Festival hurts business during the festival week. This year, he says his books show that he did. less busi ness than the week before. ' A county fair would be much better he thinks, although he Is not warmly In favor of MAYOR IS DEFIED BY BUSIflESS MAN A. W. Gregg Flatly Declines ,,to Obey,, Order ' for the '. Removafof "Shed" After disputing with A. W. Gregg, representing the Hoosier store, for at least three-quarters of an hour, about the shed which the store has con structed over the sidewalk on North Sixth street. Mayor ' Zimmerman de clared: - "If you don't take that shed down,' Mr. Gregg, I'll send the fire depart ment around and tear it down." , - Slowly but with determination, Mr. Gregg replied: - ? ' - .. That shed is coming down just as soon as the other sheds In town are ordered removed and not before. ' After His Honor and Gregg had con cluded their dispute - the Board of works adopted a motion to the effect that Gregg should tear down the shed. Then he must submit to the board for approval plans and specifications for the shed he desires to construct. Gregg would not say. what action he Intends to take, but according to his statement to Mr. Zimmerman he will refuse to remove the shed. TRAMPS BREAK IN DISTRICT SCHOOL Tramps broke into the school build ing in district No. 10 . on Saturday evening and spent a very enjoyable night all at the expense of Wayne township. When the teacher attempt ed to open school on Monday morn ing she found everything In confus ion, a window pane broken, the room generally littered up ana several of the pupils' books missing. The books probably were used for kindling the fire which the tramps started. The damage will amount to $. cr more. - 3IOXDAY, EVENING, NOVE3IBER 21, ioiu. Canal Route route and nhotOETanh Of Col. George that, unless the gambling features, which are always attendant, can be eliminated. - He also takes occasion to advise Secretary. Reller of the; Fall Festival association, that young men today are spending too much money. He criti cises the 'modern young man for be ing too easy a spender. He believes that the youths of today would " be benefited greatly If they were made to meet conditions similar to those that he' experienced when a boy. The youth then saved money, called "shinplas ters," instead of freely distributing it as is. the method today. The information which Mr. Rolling volunteered to the Festival associa tion was on the executive committee's request. The committee desiring to learn the sentiment of citizens gen erally in regard to a festival in 1911 sent out blanks containing questions covering the situation In full. Quite a number of replies have been received by Mr. Rolling's reply is by far the most lengthy and pithy with advice. DR. CRIPPEN MUST PAY JEKHALTY Home , Secretary Churchill Refuses to Commute the ' Death Sentence. ; London, Nov. 21. Dr. H. H. Crlppen must die. on the gallows .Wednesday for . the murder of his wife. Belle El more Crlppen.: His last hope of es cape was -swept away today when Home Secretary Winston . Churchill held ineffective the petition ' praying commutation of Crippen's death sen tence. ' '': "' ; When Crlppen was informed of the Home Secretary's action, holding that he had a-fair trial and that the evi dence was' of proper nature, he said: ' I will soon be with my father. ' Barrister Arthur Newton, represent ing Crlppen, was informed that the sentence 'of the court would be car ried out and that the American would go to his xloom on Wednesday. There were 20,000 names on the petition and after it was presented, many more per sons came forward.' declared Mr. New ton today, volunteering to sign it. ROBERT LYONS IS ON A WORLD TRIP Robert Lyons, the you son of the Rev. S. R. Lyons, pastor of the Reid Memorial church, who left home sev eral months ago, is now in Japan, ac cording to the last word which his father received. He has been in South America and evidently intends to circle the globe. He Is somewhat homesick however," and It Is thought he will return home within a year. THE WEATHER STATE Generally fair tonight - and Tuesday; slightly cooler tonight. .Warmer Wednesday. . LOCAL Fair tonight and Tuesday; slightly cooler tonight and Tues- l. day- ,.: SUI1DAY NOTABLE DAY FOR THE BIG E In the Afternoon Rev. Mahy Spoke to Men and Boys at a Theater and Spoke at Church in Evening. HE SPENT MORNING AT SUNDAY SCHOOL Yesterday Marked Beginning of Final Week of Revival Tribute Was Paid to the Late L. A. Mote. Program for the Week. 3:30 p. m., Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, Bible study at the Sunday ' school room of Reid Me morial church. 7:30 p. m., daily, except Satur day, services at East Main Street Friends church. Sunday was a notable day in con nection with the special union evan gelistic meetings that are in progress in the city and in which twenty of the churches are united. In the Sunday schools in the morning there were spe cial services that resulted in many of the children making confession and the report' submitted by the various pastors at the night meeting was high ly encouraging. In the afternoon there was a great meeting for men and boys at the Gennett theater and at night a magnificent audience heard Evangel ist Mahy at East Main Street Friends church. In the morning Mr. Mahy at tended the First English Lutheran church and spoke both to the Sunday school and congregation. At night there was a supplemental service at the Fifth Street Methodist church so that the entire day was filled and the benefits of the united effort were more manifest than at any time since the meetings began. It is believed that the closing week of the effort will see a great . deal of additional good, ac complished. . . -s. 1," : At the. Sunday night service at the East Main. Street Friends church the seating, capacity of the great auditor ium . was exhausted. A striking trib- ute was paid the late L. A. Mote, who was an active and consistent Chris tian, and who a week ago had sung in the large chorus. Out of respect to him the audience stood a short time in silence and then sang the song that had been his favorite, "It is Well With My, Soul." ";- Many Refusing Christ. Evangelist Mahy said at the begin ning of the evening service that he had found many pleasant things in Richmond, but had found one thing that surprised him, and that was that while he believes God is holding out stretched arms to Richmond, there are many Christians who have turned their back on Christ in having failed to attend and aid these meetings. If they were the work of men, such ac tion, he said, would be justified, but if God is back of the meetings, and he believes and as the pastors of the city believe, then they have no choice in the matter; their duty is plain. Some have been kept away from fear of sen sational methods, he said, and cheap work, but they have not found it. He urged that in this closing week there be renewed effort and Interest In the work of saving souls. . ,....... Mr. Mahy's . sermon Sunday night was from the text, the words of Paul, "Wherefore, O, King Aggrippa, I was not disobedient to the heavenly vis ion.' From this he delivered a strong appeal to all 'people to give heed to the heavenly vision, for there is some time in the life of each when the ap peal to turn to God and to His work Is felt. He referred to the self life as narrow and unsatisfactory and end ing in shadows; it is an eternal failure in the judgment of God and man. The evangelist declared there are some people in Richmond who must lose their reputations before they can get character, because their reputations are a sham and a fraud and they are without real character. "You are face to face with the vision, and you can't fool God. - You may put off the personal worker, but not God. The evangelist believes in a personal devil that needs to be resisted. Held After-Service. . An after-service followed the ser mon, for which many remained. . A-large audience of men and boys attended the - special service at the Gennett theater Sunday afternoon, and it was one of the most effective of the entire series, the audience being greatly impressed by the earnest and truthful remarks of the speaker. S. E. Jones presented H. S. Weed, : secre tary of the Y. M. C. A, as presiding officer. A solo was given by' Mr. Mor gan, prayer was offered by the Rev. Elbert Russell and the closing prayer was by the Rev. Levi T. Pennington. ' Evangelist Mahy's talk on personal parity and the social evil was a sane and sensible one. ' Plain and forcible in; the presentation t of the needed truths, it was permeated with the spir it of purity in the speaker's own' atti tude to the subject, and in his treat ment of it. As In all his addresses. CHURCH CRUSAD (Continued cn Ps3 Eight.) sg- RUSSIA MOURIIIIIG TOLSTOI'S DEATH THE CZAR IS SAD . Flags Are Displayed at Half Mast and Mourners from the Capital Start to the Home of Sage. WHOLE WORLD SENDS FORTH CONDOLENCE Body of the Great Writer, Clad in Peasant Garb, Tak en from Humble Home Where He Died. (American News Service) ; St. Petersburg, Nov. 21. All Rus sia is In mourning today for the pass ing of Count Leo Tolstoi, and despite the fact that the council of the em pire instructed the police to prevent demonstrations in this and other cit ies out of sorrow for the death of the aged philosopher, they were held. Flags were displayed at half mast, crape was hung In front of many buildings and theaters were closed. An exodus towards Yashaya Polyana startetd, the great army of mourners including prominent members of ev ery walk of life. Czar Nicholas Is said to have de clared, when news of Tolstoi's death was conveyed to him: ''The people have lost a real friend." 7 BODY IS TAKEN HOME. Astapova, Russia, Nov. 21." The body of Count Leo Tolstoi, attired in the coarse blouse and heavy boots of a peasant his garb throughout life was today sent to his home at Yas naya Polyana. Telegrams of condol ence from rulers, statesmen and men of affairs and the most, brilliant lights of the literary world poured in all day, while lowly peasants who crowded the (residence at Yasnaya Polyana wept ana cnantea prayers. tlnle8s an imperial edict is issued or the . holy, synod of the Greek Catholic church suddenly relents, 'Count Tol stoi will not be buried in consecrated ground and there will be no religious rites. : The expression upon the face of the dead humanitarian is as peaceful as that of a sleeping child. . Tolstoi evidently' died- with his feelings best interpreted by a passage from one of his books on the theme of death, "The, fear of -death is natural; It is consciousness of sin." . Countess Tolstoi is in a serious con dition today as the result of the shock of her husband's death. Drs. Tstchu rovsky and Vsoff, the specialists from Moscow who were called in for the final conferences dver the dying Tol stoi, adminster to the countess. Her daughter, Alexandra, who nursed the count is now performing a like task for her mother. JOHIT D, GUYTOtl EXPie SOIIDAY He Was One of Cambridge City's Oldest and Most Prominent Citizens. (Palladium Special) Cambridge City, Nov. 21. John D. Guy ton, one of the best known citi zens of this place died this morning at 8:30 o'clock' at his residence in East Main street of slow paralysis of which disease he had been a victim two years or more. Mr. Guyton was born in Burketts vllle, Maryland in 1845, at which place he spent bis early life, coming to Cambridge City in 1865. V His occupa tion was that of a carpenter. He was married to Miss Mary A. Gray, who survives him, In 1866. Four children born to them, are living: Mr. Omer Guyton, the present postmaster in this city; William, proprietor of the Cambridge City Steam Laundry; -Er-nest,- engaged In manufacturing , in Chicago; and Eva, wife of Joseph Bender, who owns the ice cream plant in this place. - The funeral services will be held at the family residence on Wednesday at 2 o'clock, and will be in charge of the local lodge of Red Men. of which order Mr. Guyton had . long been a member. . The funeral discourse will be preached by Rev. J. E. Coffin. Bur ial in Riverside Cemetery. - A FOURTH BROTHER ENLISTS IN NAVY Fred Nash, aged 18, of New Paris, Ohio, is the. fourth -of his family to Join the United States navy. f He will be sent to Cincinnati on Tuesday and from there to ' Norfolk. The prelimi nary examination conducted by the re cruiting officer at Dayton was passed without difficulty. Not knowing the whereabouts of his father or mother, which influenced his other three broth ers In Joining, the navy, Fred Nash de cided Tto follow their example. His papers were signed by his sister, Mrs. Carrie Lowder, of New Paris. SINGLE COPY SCENTS. f L LAW TO BE DECLARED BY PRESIOEIIT DIAZ Situation in Mexico Is Very Tense and Reports of Heavy Fighting Received at the Capital. THOUSAND ARRESTS MADE IN REPUBLIC Plot of Revolutionists Has Affected ; Army Officers Are Seized Madero Lead er of Rebel Forces. A BORDER BATTLE. El Paso, Tex Nov. 21 A dispatch to the sheriff of Valverde county today eays that a battle between Mexicans and Americans, on the border, . has been fought and the Mexicans were badly whipped. Mexico City, Nov. 21 That the tense situation throughout Mexico would cause a declaration of martial ' law within 48 , hours was the belief ex pressed here today by close observers t. of the revolutionary ' situation. A ' battle has been fought at Zacatecaa la the interior, and according to reports reaching here today, a( 100 were killed , when soldiers fired into a body of revolutionists. Some place the .report ed loss of life as high aa 500, but uitoc p uciiqtcu w w uuijr exag gerated. Rumors are current of con-. filets along the border. Martial law Is in force at Guerrero and riots are said to have taken place at Alnlse. Special orders were Issued today for the capture of Madero, the revolution ary leader. One " thousand arrest have been made in the republic The sensational revelation that fol lowers of Francesco Madero have tarn pered with the Mexican standing army rand exacted promises of deser tion from a number of officers was made today by wholesale miliary ar rests. These arrests, made at the di rection of President Dlas, Includes captains, colonels and several lieutenant-colonels. More than forty army of ficers and' enll3ted man have been placed under arrest and will be tried by court martial for treason. ' - - , - Its Extent1 Net Known. -The extent of the army plot Is not" known, but It was reported today that -more arrests would follow. . The Mexl- can fighting force is not ai its best now, the country being able to muster only 26,000 men for internal service. The revolutionists cleverly bided their time until they could toke the govern ment at a disadvantage. It Is believed here that Medero managed to leave the United States and cross tthe Rio Grande into Mexico unknown to the authorities. It Is estimated that the' rebel force, at present, does not num ber - more than 6,000 although nun dreds of Mexicans, all armed, are con tinually crossing the frontier ' from Texas. The probability that martial law would be , proclaimed was shown to day by the distribution of soldiers to all parts of the republic. General Vlllar, commander of the Mexican army, In the northern district, w ith headquarters at Meueve Laredo, was ordered today to double the pa troling of the Rio Grande, with a view of preventing the flight of Mexicans into the United States In the event that the revolutionists try to escapo Into the neighboring country. Regarded a Failure. This indicates that the .'government considers that the revolution has fall . ed, although there were continued re ports from Guerrero and from Santa , Cruz that desultory skirmishing wasr going on in both places. , The revolu tionists had cut the telegraph wires which made direct communication Im possible. In response to the railroad's petition for troops to prevent the seising of ' trains and the burning of bridges, sol diers were today put aboard trains and rurales were ordered to patrol the . tracks. ' It was reported today that Senor ; tions, had reached an agreement with t!ie state department at Washington, relative to the refusal -to allow the refugee revolutionists to . flee ' into Texas and that the United States gov ernment would return all Hexieaas jeopardizing the neutrality laws. HESSIAN FLY HAS DONE SOME DAMAGE Ravages of the Hessian fly In wheat fields which .were sowed before Sep-; tember 25 are reported. The fly gets : in these fields and eats off the young -sprouts from which the crop seldom recovers. In , those fields which are sown late, although the growth in re tarded somewhat, the fly does little of any damage. The total value of the food products consumed in the French capital yearly la estimated At $45,16,0$9. and from tib estimate Is omitted the esonaees sums paid for bread and wino, which are the chief articles of diet of tha i MARTIA poorer 'classes.