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CONTINUES UNBEKNOWN CJement is in Consternation ; Over Times Expose of Tuesday Night Police Captain Says He is Ignor ant of Existing Conditions HALPIli PROMISES TO IKE IHVKTA6ATI0H Says He Has Been Away on a Va cation and That the Crop May Have Sprung Up During His Ab sence It Sounds Very Reasonable But "The story as published In Tuesday night's Times on iamb linn koIok on In South Chicago at the present time, Is entirely unbeknown to me. Of coarse I have been away on my vacation and do not know what took place during; my absence. All I ran say is that I will Investt Kate the conditions and If I find they warrant It, I will cause the arrest of those Implicated. In regard to minors being allowed to congregate in these places, I will myself see that it is stop, ped. o faro banks, roulette wheels, craps or poker play ins; will be allowed in South Chicago. Of course there will always be a certain amount of gambllngr. If we drive them out of South Chicago they will seek other quarters. The South Chi cago police have never counten anced any form of gambling, whatsoever, under the present administration.'' JOHX HALPIX, Captain of South Chicago Police. O The article in Tuesday night's Times has caused consternation among the gambling element In South Chicago, and it is believed that a general ex odus -will be noticeable at no distant date. It is true that there has always been gambling of some form or other, but the better element of South Chicago-; ans believe that there has been an api preclable increase during the spring and summer months. It is fair to assume that the recent depressed conditions of the times, have caused an unusual large number of men to be without employment, and as a result, a certain percentage, have taken up the "art" of paying particu lar attention to various capacities, in which to make a dollar or two. Some are given employment as 'barkers." boosters, and other similar capacities. It is known that the younger ele ment of South Chicago, ranging in years from 18 to 20, have lost various amounts of money and have been re luctant in mentioning the fact to their parents, fearing that an exposure be the result. In the Cigar Stores Too. These games of chance are not only confined to the, saloon and pool room, but many cigar stores in the rear of which are used nightly for the carry ing on of poker games and crap shoot ing. It has oeen some time since a raid has been made on South Chicago gambling houses, other than that of George Rodger's place at 9217 Com mercial avenue several months ago when the proprietor and a number of the inmates were taken to the South Chicago police station, all of whom gave bonds. The case was transferred to jury trial down town, the result of which all were discharged. It is refreshing to know that Cap tain Halpin, who is backed up by. the entire force including Chief Shippy, who was at one time a commanding officer at South Chicago, and is in a general way familiar with the local siatlon, is to give the matter special attention. Happiness and Beauty. Happiness ia the best beautifier. Health gives a clear skin and bright eyes; interest in others cultivates a look of intelligence. IFYOUVE NEVER WORN turnip SLICKER you've yet to learn ttie bodilv comfort it aives in the wettest weather MADE FOR Hard service AMD GUARANTEED Yf ATER PROOF 300 ATAUOOQOSTORtS CATALOG FREE J ttIWt CO. BOSTON. D U. Taft Enjoying His Vacation On Middle Bass Island. THEY QUAFF A CUP TO THE HOTEL Doors Close Permanent To night in Gary Hotel Wet Goods Emporium. GRACED BY NATIONAL FIGURES Management Bows to Will of Re- monstrators License Expires Tonight; Curtain Falls. The Gary Hotel bar, which for months has been one of the largest sources ot revenue in the city, and one of the very finest of its kind, sees its last day of grace today, and this evening will fall in the grip of the remonstrant low The license expires Sept. 3, and not wisning to violate the law in any man ner the proprietor of the hotel n O'Donnell, has decided that It must close up on the dot. It is expected that the historic wet goods emporium will be crowded all day today when the pa trons of the place will drink farpwn to the doomed establishment. The only time previous to the closing of this bar, has the remonstrance been felt so hard as was when the saloon of Al Eorman closed its doors and himo- out the plaintive sign: 'There, little barroom, don't you cry You will be a drug store bv nnH hv These two saloons have been among the. four or five top notchers in the city. Hotel Bar a Top Notcher. The Gary hotel bar has been tno synonym for courteous treatment and orderly conduct. The name of this buffet has become familiar with many of the greatest men of the day who have patronized the place wnue nere to see the wonders of Gary. The proprietor, George O'Donnei one of the most noDular city and It is to be regretted that the i hlnnr 1 ,1 . .... I dijuuiu in upon a piace ot this character in place of some of the hov els in the south end. The chief bar tender, Charles Hanifan. Is best known fellows in either rhl r Gary and his many friends will deplore me iact it ne nnds it necessary to leave the city. GARY TO HAVE ITS THIRD DAILY. Tribune "Will Put Out a Dally Issue Aext Monday. The Gary Tribune. Homer J. Carr editor; will enter the ranks of the dailies Monday, when their first edi tion will be printed. The Tribune has been one of the pioneer weekly' pa pers of the city, and it now ' feela n if the city was far enough advanced to put the third daily paper into the Held. The new paper will contain eight pages. Allan McCorkle has been hired as . advertising manager of the Daily Tribune. Cultivating Joy. In cultivating-joy as one of the fruits, of the Spirit, it is well to form the habit of looking on the bright side of life. Most of us put on our spectacles only to look at life's troubles. Humor and Health. There is nothing like a sense a humor to keep one in good health says a medical contemporary, but i' would be well had we been told at tht same time how this excellent gift is tc be acquired. Xould anything be more tantalizing than to know how to cure oneself and yet be unable to grasp al the means? Lady's Pictorial. American Disregard of Wealth. The American people are, on the whole and by average, less sordid in their pursuit of wealth and especially s- in the relative importance which t y ascribe to wealth, than any other pv le on earth. Chicago Inter Ocean. BAR i vv 'v K 5 ST.JOHN TOJE MECCA Spring Hill Grove There Scene of Harvest Home Picnic. (Special to The Times). St. John, Ind., Sept. 3. St. John will be a Mecca for pleasure-loving people of Lake county on Labor day. Spring Hill grove will be the scene of one of the best picnics of the year and prep arations are being made by the man agement to accommodate an enormous crowd. Hundreds of people are expected from the north end of the county, and in order to accommodate them the picnic will open at 10 o'clock in the morning. There being no other picnic of any size In the south part of the county the crowd Is sure to gather at St. John. Labor day is becoming . more and more of a holiday in the rural com munities. It comes at a time when the farmers are not over-busy and they wil gladly lay off a half day to make a harvest home celebration. The best music obtainable has been procured by William Koehle, the man ager of the grove. British Working Women. Out of a total of 307,157 workers in clothing factories, In Great Britain 197,820 are women, the female tailors numbering 46,072 to 13,984 men. Si 6 V s. " 4 St THE TIMES. lil.MWMMsWMtMMMM .l),I.U..,.l,.l,,.,1,WIl i I, if ;rvv if ill M&L V " jt ife- 2 sr 7 NEW CLOBB STARTED Independence Leaguers in Lake County Begin Their Fight. The Indepence club of Lake county was organized in Gary yesterday and elected officers. II. A. Townsley of Toleston, justice of the peace and one of the most Influential citizens in the town, was elected president of the club. The other officers of the organiza tion were Gustave Gord of Gary, vice president; I. Bloom ,of Gary, secretary, and W. Maltby of Gary, treasurer. There were twenty members enrolled and the prospects of the party in the county were discussed. Attorney Ballard and Judge Towns ley of Toleston are leaving today for Indianapolis where they will tell of the progress of the party in this section of the state and will participate in the nomination of the state ticket. COMMERCIAL CLUB MEETS. At the regular meeting of the Com mercial club of Gary a by-law was adopted creating nine directors of the club. Formerly there had only been five. According to the new by-law, four officials of the club act as direc tors ex-officio. AIX TALK ABOTTT PTTBLICITT IS "GREEK TO TOE" UNLESS TOU AD VERTISE OCCASIONAL!!-. .v.v.v.-. . -ii :-:-. .'.. t 4 1 n 4 I Bit i' rr uri - li: VI I I X 1. JdlSOIJ ML START ANTI-TflFT CLU B Colored Man at Gary, Who Was Formerly Janitor Gets Busy There. BISHOP COMING TO MEETING Gary Will Be the Scene Of Another Interesting Affair On La bor Day. Next Monday, the day devoted to the honor of the laboring man, there will be formed in Gary another aux iliary political club, this one to be the most novel of any in this part of the state. The lates organization, which will have its birth on Labor day, is the Colored Anti-Taft Club of Gary, an idea fostered and promoted by the colored genius and janitor, Robert Winn Johnson, editor of the Colored Press, and one of the chief boosters of Mayor Knotts. A number of distinguished colored gentlemen throughout the United States have volunteered to address the big open air gathering next Monday, among them being Bishop Alexander Walters of "Washington," D. C; ex Congressman Samuel Murray of South Carolina; Dr. C. H. Crest, secretary of the National Anti-Taft League; Thomas Wallace Swann, assistant to the chair man of the western division of the Anti-Taft club, and several others of importance. The Biihop Well Known. Bishop Walters is well known in the east, both as a high official of the African Methodist church, and of the personal Interest which he has taken in the present political campaign. Ex Congressman Murray is one of the leading colored politicians of the south, and has been recognized as one of the best colored speakers In the country. The other speakers on the program are well known, principally in the west and the vicinity of Chi cago. The speaking will start at 3 o'clock In the afternoon In the vacant lot on the east side of Broadway, south of the Michigan Central tracks. Here, a platform is being erected for this pur pose, and the speakers will have an opportunity of addressing two or three thousand people, should that many at tend, without any difficulty. The full program for the day has not been ar ranged but the handbills which are now being printed, and will be spread broadcast, will contain the data which has been definitely decided upon up to this date. KYRO BOUND OVER TO CRIMINAL COURT Charged For Larceny as Bailee, and With Em bezzlement. HE IS UNDER $1,500 BOND Takes the Witness Stand in Judge Torrison's Court and Tells of His Relations With Women. A preliminary hearing was given Fred M. Stollar, alias Prof. Kyro, in Judge Torrison's court yesterday and he was bound over to the criminal court In the sum of $2,000 on two charges and 500 on another. The real Mr. Stollar is well known in South Chicago, having conducted a palmis and clairvoyant "studio" at the corner of Ninety-first street and Commercial avenue, in the Thorpe building, from Nov, 1907, to May 1, 1908. Charged With Embrulrmtnt. The charges preferred were one for embezzlement and one for larceny as baillee, Mrs. M. Miller, 272 Ninetieth street, being the complainant. He was held in the former for $1,000 bond and the latter for $500. In the Miller charges it was brought out in the testimony of the complainant and wit nesses that Stollar was to sell a cer tain piece of property in Crawford, Mich., and money to the amount of $225 was given over to his use in making the transaction, which, it ap peared, never culminated, and as a re sult the property had been transferred to other parties, wherein the com plainant had lost entire control of the piece of land and that the $225 had been appropriated to the use of the defendant. The other and third charge was that of operating a confidence game, where in the defendant, by his magnetic and spiritual influences, had caused the complainant, Mrs. Roxie Bonner, now residing at 109 One Hundred and Eleventh place, Roseland, to turn over to Stollar $295 in gold. He was held on this charge to the criminal court in $1,000 bond. State's Attorney ITndemrood Present. Assistant State's Attorney Under wood was present and conducted the case for the state. In his three minute talk he declared among other things that the community should be rid of such character, who insist in preying on the weak and defenseless fairer sex,' and that the defendant's education showed he was practically with character. Baltimore Man Who Was Shot At Atlantic City 11 II CHARLES ROBERTS! f I U The shooting of Charles Boyle Rob erts of Baltimore by a masked man in Atlantic City while Roberts was rid ing in a wheel chair with Mrs. W. S. G. Williams still baffles the police of both cities. A statement made by Rob erts, which is being kept secret, may go far toward clearing the mystery, however. This is the first portrait of Roberts published since the tragedy. T lOLLYjXOiRATED Is Held Guiltless in Con nection With Death of "Jack" Pritchard. KILLED AT OFFICIALS DOOR Witnesses Testify That Policemen Merely Laid His Arm on Intoxi cated Janitor and He Fell. The Inquest held yesterday over the body of John Prichard by Coroner Charles F. Kennedy at L. Lulenskl's morgue at 8324 Superior, showed con clusively that his death was the result of an accident. Such was the verdict cf the coroner's Jury after being out but a few minutes. At least a half a dozen witnesses testified that Prichard, the janitor of the Jones building at Seventy-fiifth and Coles avenue, did not meet his death as the result of being pushed down the ight of steps in front of the Ser geant C. E. Barchard's home at 7429 Coles avenue, but was intoxicated and lost his balance and fell down the flight cf stairs. Barchard On Stand. Sergeant Barchard, who was alleged to have pushed Prichard, was present at the trial and told the same story as the rest of the witnesses after Prichard met his unfortunate death Sergeant Barchard ran down stairs and picked up the dying man. He hastily summoned medical aid and when it was found that life was extinct he super intended the taking of the body to the morgue. Sergeant Barchard then re ported to Capt. John Halpin, at the same time Lieutenant Joseph Smith of the South Chicago police station went to the scene of the accident and took the testimony of the witnesses. At the inquest today their evidence on the witness stand did not vary in any de tail to that given to Lieutenant Smith which showed that their story of the accident was true in every respect. Pritchard Wan Intoxicated. Pritchard was found to be intoxicated when he met his death. Evidently was shown that he has been intoxicated many times of late by people with whom he was employed. Peter Heagy of 7514 Coles avenue, who was with Pritchard all morning up to the time of the accident, testified that he and Pritchard had taken sev eral drinks of whisky at Parkslde that morning and later at South ' Chicago. He said he thought he was Intoxicated. A bottle of whisky was found in his pocket when a search was made of his personal effect. The whole trouble arose on Tuesday from the fact that Pritchard was in a rebellious mood on his return to his duties in the Jones building he saw several children playing in the hall way of the building, thinking they were the children of Sergeant Barchard he went to his door and rang the bell. The sergeant who was asleep upstairs answered the bell and saw Pritchard on the front steps. He saw that he was Intoxicated and that he had come there for a row. Pritchard began to abuse the officer about having to clean up after his children. Sends Him Home. "Go home Jack, you're drunk," said Sergeant Bachard. "Go home and sleep it off and then come and tell me your troubles." With that he put his arm on Prltchard's shoulder and turned him towards the sidewalk In front. "All SERBEAN BARCHARD Thursday, Sept. 3, 1908. IIBST REALTY SALES SHOWPfiOSPERITY T. W. Englehardt Disposes of a Large Amount of Acreage. LOTS ARE MOVING FASTER Henry Levy Interested in Gary and May Start New Bank at the New Steel City. T. "W. Englehardt, president of the South Broadway Land company, la a very busy man these days, having re cently closed up some of the best deals that have been put through this sum mer, and is at th present time nego tiating for a few more, which if they are put through, will make the real estate transfer list look even better than the old days, before the panic and the remonstrance. Among the prospective buyers who are on Mr. Englehardt's list is none other than Henry Levy, nephew of the late packer, Nelson Morris, and at the present time one of the high chief offi cials of the great packing Industry. Mr. Levy, together with William Thome, chief council for the Nelson Morris company, were In Gary yester day looking over the property with a view of establishing a bank in this city as soon as they can build. Mr. Levy said yesterday that he had prac tically decided to establish a bank in this city and that all that stood in the way at the present time was the se curing of a suitable location. Should the Morris people decide to lnn n Gary, which seems probable at the pres ent time, u will bring into the city one of the best financiers in the eWst Will Be Welcome Addition. Among the deals that Mr. Engle hardt has already put through, is the sale of five acres of land along the Chicago road to A. B. Scerosinskl, .who will in turn subdivide his property, nd place it on the market at once. The consideration wjis not given. The prop erty is one of the choicest pieces on the outskirts of the city, and Is In the heart of one of the future residence dis tricts of the city, that is proving very attractive to purchasers at the present time. J. C. Timms, a sheep raiser of Ft. Benton, Montana, has also purchased fifty-seven feet of property on the cor ner of Dearbrn avenue and Chicago street. He expects, In the spring, to Many More Purchase. Mr. Timms has already purchased several lots in South Garv. of Mr v.n. glehardt. Mr. Timms waa in Chicago this week with a shipment of sheep from his farm in Montana. Mr. S. A. Beachley of Carlton, Neb., has just purchased on North Broadway north of the Rirge Road. 100 feet of property. Hartwell Brothers of Boise City, Idaho, have bought the corner of Broadway and Thirty-sixth street. H. W. Frame, of Ragerman, Idaho, has purchased a lot on the corner of Harrlso and Dearborn, 50x100. The above are just the sales that have been made by Mr. Englehardt in the past week, and indicate that the market is fast recovering its normal status. The real estate men say that there are more inquiries at their of fices in the past few days than there has been in the last six months and that where there is so much smoke there Is always some fire. right," said Pritchard. "I will go home and with that he started towards the steps. As he reach the first stn ho staggered and fell headlong down to me cement sidewalk. Mrs. R, A. Marr of 7540 Lake avenue said she had known Pritchard for fnnr or five years when he was employed as ineir coaenman. She has known of him to have been intoxicated frequently. jonn wctace. a real estate man 9155 Commercial, said Pritchard had called at his office on the morninc- nf the accident to collect some money and that he appeared to be intoxicated. Airs, .taia Guthrie of 7462 avenue, who was an eyewitness to the accident, said that she had started for an Illinois Central train to iro dn-r, town when she heard children scream ing. Thinking it was her ila.urM, she ran back and saw Sergeant Barch- ara taming to Pritchard. Kh saw officer put his hand on his shoulder ana ten nim to go home. He did not push her. Several children who also witnesses of the accident corobor ated Mrs. Guthrie's statement. The only two witnesses who kaM that Barchard pushed Pritchard flown t Ti i steps was Fred Feherankamp, a plum per, jiving at 8460 Exchange avenue. Fehrankamp was workinsr in the of a house on the opposite side of the street and had to look over the side of the porch to see the accident. He said he saw Barchard push the man off the steps, but It was learned that Feheran kamp had had some trouble previous on account of work he did for him. The other witness was Vincent Sweerski, a painter living at 8245 Sher win avenue. He said that he was painting on a ladder on the opposite side of the street and heard and seen al1 the trouble. He testified that Tiarn- ard said to Pritchard, "You had better go home or I will break your neck." With that he pushed him forward down the the steps. Sweerski was given a rigid questioning by Coroner Kennedy. When asked if he had ever been arrested before he said about 20 years ago, but when later questioned he remembered that he had been ar rested two time after that. Little weight was given to his evidence. NEW CIRCUIT COURT CASES. 2997. State of Indiana vs. John Doe. Appeal. D. E. Boone, prosecuting at torney. 2998. State of Indiana vs. John Swearinger. Appeal. D. E. Boone, prosecuting attorney.