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THE WEATHER. For Indiana: Showers tonight and probably Friday; cooler. Palladium job printing Is up-to-date and at reasonable prices. Come in and get prices. lDnxu. li JIO' WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1881. DAILY ESTABLISHED 1878. RICHMOND DAILY PALLADIUM, THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 1904. ONE CENT A COPY. l mm) J. FRANK HAMLEY GIVES OS A CALL AND EXPRESSES AN OPINION AS TO THE OUTCOME OF THE CONVENTION. CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR Says the Nominee of tbe Convention Will be the Next Governor of i Indiana. Mr. J. F. Hanley, candidate for governor of Indiana, and one of the most genial of gentlemen, is in the city today calling on friends and looking after his political fences. Mr. Landis will be a candidate be fore the Republican convention that meets in Indianapolis April 26 and 27, for governor of Indiana. Mr. Han ley paid the Palladium a pleasant call this morning, and, when asked what he had to say to the dear peo ple, he said: 'Oh, I don't know tliat I have any thing special to say, only that the nominee of the convention will be the governor of Indiana!" "And what chances have you, Mr Hanley, for that honor?" queried the reporter. "Well," said he, "the people of the state will make the nomination, and the people are with me in this contest. Twelve counties hae al ready inshueted for me, besides num erous townships in many other coun ties. These counties are in almost every section of the state, and their action is a fair index to the feeling over the entire state. In addition to the counties that have instructed for me there are many other counties that will give solid support. My district, the tenth, with 132 delegates, are with me. My friends everywhere are earn est, loyal and active, and I am ab solutely confident of the result. In dications point to a great convention, representative of the best party in the best state of the Union." HOLffEEK Lent Ends With Next Sunday Serv ices Today and Remainder of the Week. This is holy week, which is com memorative of the time in which so many historical events occurred in the life of Christ. Today is being celebrated Holy Thursday, the Last Supper. Mass was celebrated at the two Catholic churches and a solemn procession, with the Blessed Sacra ment, was held in the churches. Serv ices appropriate to the day will also be held this evening. Tomorrow is Good Friday, com memorative of the crucifixion of Christ on the cross. At the Catholic churches services will be held in the morning, with "The way of the cross" in the afternoon at 3 o'clock and a sermon in the evening at 8 o'clock. Holy Saturday is the day on which water is blessed for use in the church during the year. During these days of great devo tion the bell1 are not rung. The services on all these occasions are very beautiful and impressive, and are all historical. Services pre also held at St. Paul's Episcopal church on all those days. The Lutheran churches celebrate the sacred occasion and all the churches observe Easter. GENERODS GIFT George H. Knollenberg Presents New Paris Tuesday Club With Books. 'The Tuesday club of this place," fays the New Paris Mirror, "this week received a gift of twenty-two volumes from George II. Knollen berg, of Richmond. "A FOUR-FOLD GOSPEL." Evangelist T. J. Legg, who is con ducting the successful revival meet ings at the Christian church will preaeh tonight on the following theme, "A Fourfold Gospel. Serv ice at 7:30 p. m. The ordinance of baptism will be administered at the close of the serv ice. CHURCH SERVICES. Good Friday services at St. Paul's Episcopal church will be as follows:1 9 o'clock Litany, 10 o'clock ante-communion, 10 :45 children 's service, 7 :30 p. m. solemn musical. The public is invited. NO MORNING SESSION. Portsmouth, Ohio. March 31. Ow ing to washouts delaying trains dele gates to tl'e congressional convention, who went home last night, could not return to:!ay, so no morning session was held. , JAMES A. CAM DEAD I TEXAS WORD TO THAT EFFECT RE CEIVED BY RELATIVES AND FRIENDS TODAY. DIED AT FORT WORTH Letter Received by His Brother-in- Law, Wm. Rigsby, Said He Was Improving. James C. Carman, who has been in ill health for a number of years, and who was sojourning in Texas to bene fit his condition, died at Fort Worth yesterday morning at S:15. His remains will arrive here tomor row afternoon at 4:20 o'clock. Mr. Carman was a familiar figure in Richmond and a very good busi ness man. He was married twice, his first wife being a Swallow, sister of Mrs. Wm Rigsby, and his present wife is a daughter of William How ard, of this city, who was with him at the time of his death. Mr. Carman was in the neighbor hood of fifty years of age and has had an affliction of the lungs for years. To sho-v the uncertainty of life, Mr. Rigsby had a letter from Mr. Carman yesterday in regard to busi ness matters, and he said in the let ter that he thought he was improving. Ira Simmons and eleven others some time ago petitioned the commis sioners' tourt that certain road in Dalton township be made a matter of record as a. public highway. To this Jabez Baldwin and eighty others filed objection, -ind suit was brought to en force such action. Marriage licenses were issued as follows : Nathaniel T. Moore and Stella E. Taylor, Cambridge City. Wilmer Brown and Mnrl Carter, city. Vance Marcus Sullivan and Al berta Dill, city. AGMNSTjAM, Prominent Dayton Man is Favorable to Its Abandonment. Dayton, O., March 31. John II. Pat erson, president of the National Cash Register company, in a signed article issued yesterday, favors the abandon ment of tb? Miami and Erie Canal and the sale or lease of the strip to some enterprise, the "proceeds to be placed in the state school fund. Mr. Pa i erson declares the canal is out of date, that it lacks terminal facilities end that the traffic on it is slow and "convenient. He says that no enormous expenditure of the state could ov'come the drawbacks and he is opposed to spending a large sum of money for its maintenance. He also is in. favor of a new rail road bet-veen this city and Toledo. COURT HOUSE 'St ACCEPTED BY THE REID MEM ORIAL BOARD LAST NIGHT. ON EXHIBITION TODAY In the Show Window at Knollen berg' s Store A Splendid Plan, As announced 5Testerday, the board of managers for the Reid Memorial hospital met last night and consid ered the plans of the three Richmond architects. The drawings were all splendid, and it was a difficult mat ter to make the selection, but, after due deliberation the board decided to accept the plans of John A. Hasecos ter. Of course, it is well understood that these plans are subject to alter ations at the will of the board, and several changes will be made. This was the only business trans acted at the meeting. The plans are now on exhibition in the show win dow of the George H. Knollenberg dry goods store. C. C. &. L ROAD Train Service Resumed and Every thing Running. Train service on the south en1, of the C, C. & L. railroad was resumed yesterday, afte havings been suspend ed for a week on account of the water in the Converse cut and a portio l of the track being washed out ease if Peru. The repairs to the track were' completed Tuesday and last night two engines were run over the road to test it. EARL f AFTZGER To Accept a Pastorate in Far Off India. Rev. Earl Naftzger, former pastor of the Methodist church at Charlottes ville, and well known in Richmond, has been appointed pastor of the English-speaking church at Bombay, In dia, and he will leave for his new home and field of labor about the middle of April. Rev. Naftzger was pastor at Char lottesville two or three years, and was frequently heard here. He is a. mem ber of the North Indiana conference quariet, with Rev. D. H. Guild, for merly of Knightstown. 'He is a brother of the Rev. Leslie J. Naftz ger, pastor of the Grace Methodist church at Kokomo. Less than a year ago Rev. Naftzger lost his young wife, and,with the tie that binds hra, .home, family and friends severed, he will go to a foreign land to "preach the gos pel unto every creature." - Rev. Naftzger is now pastor of the Market street Methodist church at Logansport. He will sever his rela tion with Ihe North Indiana confer ence next veek, during the session at Muneie. STEEPLEJCHABLEY The Great World Pole Climber in The City. C. B. Lukens, better known all over the country as "Steeple Charley" with his .manager, Leo Powers, are in the city today. Mr. Lukens is cer tainly a wonder. He climbs flag poles, and in fact any wind of poles steeples, etc., without the use of clim bers, and he performs his work with the creates! of ease. This morning he climbed the flag pole of the American Seeding Co.'s plant in this city, put on new. ropes and painted the pole. It was hi who guild ed the dome of the New York World building, that there was &o much talk about at the time. - J. HASECOSTER DMvIGS A DECISION REACHED IN THE CASE OF THE REPUBLIC OF COLOMBIA AGAINST THE PANAMA CANAL CO. THE LATTER VICTORIOUS Legal Obstacles in the Way of Trans fer of Canal Concessions to the United States Removed. (By Associated Press.) Paris, March 31. The first civil tribunal of the Seine today decided the case of the Republic of Colom bia against the Panama Canal com pany in favor of the defendants. It has the effect of removing legal ob stacles in the way of the transfer of the canal concession from the com-, pany to the United States. TWO CONVENTIONS. The Democrats of Indiana are to hold two conventions this year, one on May 12th to select delegates to the national Democratic convention and the other July 20th to nominate candidates for state offices. The con vention to nominate delegates is sup posed to have a very important func tion to perform. TRDSFffPMIES One at Boston and One at Cleveland in Trouble. (Bv Associated Press.l Boston, Mass., March 31. The Union Trust company closed its doors today. It was incorporated in 18S8. Capital, $100,000. Cleveland, O., March 31. The Fed eral Trust company today assigned to the guardian of the trust company, owing to the disappearance of a prominent official of the Federal Trust company. The total assets are about three million dollars. BRYAN GETS LEFT The "Sealed Letter" No Part of the Bennett Will. New Haven, Conn., March 31. Judge Gager today excluded the "Sealed Letter" in the Bennett will case as no part of the will. This let ter gave a bequest of $50,000 to Wm. J. Bryan. ffATSONlf BE HONORED WITH TEMPORARY CHAIRMAN SHIP OF THE REPUBLI CAN CONVENTION. WAS HANNA'S FRIEND But Now an Ardent Supporter of X President Roosevelt. Representative James E. Watson may be made temporary chairman of the national Republican convention to be held at Chicago next June. Mr. Watson was for a long time an ad mirer of Senator Hanna and would have cheer 1 idly supported the Ohio senator for the Presidency if Presi dent Roosevelt were out of the race. Mr. Watson is one of the most elo quent speakers among public men, and would grace the chairmanship with all the dignity and eloquence that such a: place imposes. MILLIONAIRE DEAD. Laporte, Ind., March 31. Meiurad Rumily, millionaire manufacturer, died today, aged 82 years. SAILS FOR LIVERPOOL. A bulletin from New York says: C. G. Clarke, of Richmond, Ind., has booked to tail on the White Star line steamship Majestic, which leaves for Liverpool tomorrow. MORE DIPHTHERIA. Eaton, - O., March 31. Another case of diphtheria is reported in Ea ton. The patient is Miss Glady's Bunting, the little daughter of Charles Bunting. WILL OBSERVE GOOD FRIDAY. New York, March 31. Good Fri day will be generally observed in fi nancial and commercial circles in this city. All exchanges will be closed to morrow. afflicIoT" OF 1. GIBBIS ONE OF EATON'S BEST KNOWN MEN SERIOUSLY ILL. LITTLE HOPE OF RECOVERY Stricken Suddenly Tuesday Night His Leg Dead and Amputation Would be Disastrous. (Special to Palladium.) Eaton, ., March 31. The friends of Mr. J. J.. Gibbins were pained and greatly stir prised to learn this morn ing that he was threatened with a malady which would cost him the loss of a limb, and probably his life. Tuesday night about 10 o'clock he was awakened out of a sleep with a severe pain in the calf of his left leg, which to increased in intensity that Dr. Ryder was summoned. When he arrived he found the circulation stopped in the lower part of the leg, and the foot practically dead. He at once diagnosed the case as that of a clot formation in the artery, caused from the kidney and heart complica tions. Dr. Shaw was called in con sultation and the two physicians in formed the stricken family to pre pare for the worst. Wednesday morning found the leg in an advanced stage of purification, gangreen having set in, and. spread over the entire -leg, below the knee An operation was quickly decided i-pon as the only means of saving his life, and Dr. Weist, of Richmond, was summoned. He arrived at 1:40, and, after consultation, and in view of the condition of the patient, it was decid ed to postpone the operation until to day. We are informed by the phy sician that the case is practically apeless, aud Mr.Gibbins' life is hang ing by a dender thread. The Palladium asked Dr. Weist itbout Mr. Gibbins' condition, and he said there was little hope, and the leg was not amputated. A BIG STRIKE Among the Coal Miners in Iowa. (By Associated Press.) Des Moines, la., March 31. Every coal mine in Iowa is closed. Fifteen thousand five hundred miners have struck. The miners and operators failed to .igree. INSTANTl! KILLED Fourteen Girls Meet Death Through Carelessness. Scran ton, Pa., March 31. Fourteen girls were instantly killed by an ex plosion in the Squib factory at Price burg. The explosion was caused by a girl throwing a squib in the stove. - George Dougan was in Knightstown yesterday calling on friends. ' ' AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY MEETING OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES THIS WEEK AT BLOOMINGTON. HON. ISAAC JENKINSON Was Present Several Junior Mem bers of the Faculty Pro moted. ; Hon. Isac Jenkinson returned last evening from Bloomington, Ind., where he attended a meeting of the board of trustees of that instil ution. He reports the university as flourish ing, and sa3Ts they are well pleased with the honors brought to the insti tution by Joseph W. Kenney, of this city. The meeting, which adjourned yesterday, promoted a number of the junior members of the faculty as follows : To be junior professor, W. A. Rawles, in economics, and S. B. Harding, in European history. To be associate professors, F. W. Tilden, G. D. Morris, G. H. Stempet, C. J. Sembower, J. M. Clapp, A. M. Brooks and W. J. Moenkhaus. To be assistant professors, R. H. Perring, Miss Lillian G. Berry, L. C. Chase, O. vV. Brown, F. M. Andrews and W. A. Cogshall. Dr. Chanes Zeleney, of the Univer sity of Chicago, has been elected in structor in zoology to take the place of Dr. W. J. Moenkhaus, who has been made associate professor of physiology. Prof. Amzi Atwater, who was a member of the faculty of Indiana university for more than a quarter of a century, 'vas elected professor em eritus of Latin. Prof. Roy II. Perring, of the de partment of German, has received a fellowship in the University of Penn sylvania and will be absent next year. Dr. Wilbur A. Cogshall, who has spent the year in the-Yerkes Obser vatory, will return next year. Prof. James A. Woodburn, who has been delivering a series of lectures in the University of Wisconsin, will return the coming term to his position as head of the department of history and political science. Prof. A. F. Kuersteiner, of the department of ro mance languages, was granted an other year's leave of absence, which he will spend in Europe. llfffiTLE Has Pretentions of One Day Amount ing to Something. The New Castle Courier, for some time past, has been poking fun at Richmond's apparent lethargy in the matter of securing factories, rail roads, etc. It seems to take a de light in that sort of thing. They had a meeting up there Tues day night for the purpose of securing additional factories, principally the Chicago Steel Manufacturing com pany. A subscription paper was started to get enough money to put up a building for the factory. That's all on paper. In the occount of the, meeting the Courier says: - "Come, diet's get to gether, on this splendid proposition and give,, Richmond and ""06 sur rounding towns 'another sample of bur thirft and enterprise." The Palladium would like to say to our dear friend, the Courier, that New Cas tie, " with all her bombast about new factories, would not make a respectable suburb for Richmond. The whole place would fit in the elk's pen at Glen Miller. Richmond is not of hushroom growth. She has stood the test of years, has grown gradually and surely and safely, and there is rrtibble about her credit 1 When New Castle is able to lift her head above water Richmond will talk business with her. Mrs. Mfrv Custer, , widow of the late , Benjamin Custer, is in the city' today. , "