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"TED THE WEATHER. Indiana Showers tonight and Tuesday, warmer in the north east. a II lactam Call on the Pallalium for Fine Stationery. n WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1881. DAILY KSTABLI8HE U 1870. RICHMOND DAILY PALLADIUM, MONDAY, MAY 16, 1904. ONE CENT A COPY. OF BOY'S LIFE IS FOR A WAYNE COITTGIRL VALUABLE KNIGHTS WS COUNCIL PREPARE YOUNG TURK LMflO ABANDONED HAVE INITIATORY WORK IN THIS CITY YESTERDAY. A CLASS OF FIFTY-TWO Given the Three Degress of the Or derBanquet at Masonic Tem ple, Speeches, Etc. Sunday was Knights of Columbus day in this city. The air was chilly, but the day was otherwise pleasant. The occasion of an initiation in this , order means much, for almost an en tire day is g-iven over to the work. Several visiting knights arrived Saturday night to be present at a social function given in the K. C hall, but the greater portion came in on the different trains yesterday morning. Delegations Avere present from Indianapolis, Ft. "NVavne, An derson, Muncie, Rushville, Conners ville, Cambridge City, New Paris, etc. At 10:30 the candidates, visitors and local council formed at K. C. hall, fifth and Main, and marched east on Main to seventh and north on seventh to St. Mary's Catholic church. There were several hundred persons in line, including men in al most every walk of life. At St. Mary's church solemn high ' mass . was celebrated. Rev. M. A. Gor man being celebrant, Rev. J. F. Mat tingly deacon and Rev. D. J. McMul- leu sub deacon. The choir, with orchestral accom paniment, rendered excellent music, and all were delighted Avith the en tire service. Rev. D. J. MeMullen, the former pastor of St. Mary's addressed the yisitors' and friends on the subject of Trtfe -Knighthood. His remarks were ' very appropriate and very greatly appreciated. Before the regular ser mon ReA J. F. Mattingly Aveleomed the visitors in a few Avell chosen Avords. It Avas found difficult to put on the first degree at 9 a. m. according to program, so the first degree was A-ery splendidly put on by Riehmom" council at 2 p. m. Anderson council put on the second degree in its usual excellent Avay. James F. Brennan, a former Rich mond boy, took a prominent part in llie proceedings. The third degree began about 5 p. m. with Hon. Win. P. Breen and staff of Ft. "Wayne council in charge. i (Continued on Second Page.) ? Invitations reading as follows have been sent out: You are invited to attend the Fifth annual supper of the Commer cial Club To be Given at "The Westcott" Friday evening, May the tAventieth nineteen hundred and four at eight-thirty o'clock Tickets Avill be procured of the Sec retary before nine o'clock Wednes day eA-ening, the ISth, that the num ber to be provided for may be known in time. The secretary will be found at the Club Room every evening. John H. Nicholson J. F. McCarthy BANQUET pA, J- F. Reeves :"" Committee. I Richmond, May 14, 1904. ? The supper will not last as long as common and all will be over by 11 o'clock. P. R; R. PAY Here today Summer Uniforms Donned by Employes. The Pennsylvania paycar Avas in the city this morning and the em ployes are fiusfi today. All the conductors, brakemen, s'a , tion masters and baggagemen ' he PennsyA'ania donned thci summer uniforms Avith Avhite caps, this lllOrn irK TUa linifArm IS b'liO. but. n lighter grade of cloth. CAR NEW JERSEY JUDGE MAKES DISTINCTION BETWEEN BOYS AND GIRLS IN AWARDING DAMAGES Boys Worth Twice as Much as Girls Beauty is Not Considered. NeAV York, May 16. A boy's life is tAvice .is valuable as that of a girl, according to a decision of Judge Ad ams, of the Essex County Circuit Court, at Newark, N. J. Further it AA-as held that $6,000 awarded to the father of Evan F. J. EastAvood, killed in a grade crossing trolley accident., is not excessiAre, but a verdict of $5,000 awarded -to the father of the girl Avas reduced by the court to $3,000, although the girl, Ella Wer pupp, Avas said by many to be the most beautiful girl in NeAvkirk. The damage suits greAV out of the Clifton- a venue trolley accident of Feb. 19, 1903, in which nine high school pu pils were killed. OFFICERS HAD A WITH NORTHERN, THE INSANE MAN BROUGHT FROM RUSH VILLE TO EASTHAVEN FOUR MEN HELD HIM When He Arrived Here and He Struggled Violently Officers Clothes Torn. Josh Northern came from Rushville Saturday and Avas placed in the Easthaven Asylum after one of the hardest lights against the officers made for a long time. Four men kept HAKE FIGHT tight hold of him Avhen he arrived for his welfare and comments have here and et every once in a Avhile he been made on her fidelity and devo avouKI struggle violently and bystan- tion. The case is attracting great at- ders Avould have to be summoned to the aid of the officers. Northern is a large, active man, one Avho could! easily take care of himself and hasjand all express the conviction that prematurely cray hair. His eyes have a mad sparkle in them Avhieh is not good to look upon. In eAery Avay he Avas the opposite of Terrell. North ern Avould noAV and then make a break to get aAvay from the officers Avho Avere closely guarding him and Avould struggle Avith superhuman strength but at last Avas bundled into a cab and taken to the hospital. The officers, Messrs. Redman, Price, King and O'Neal, are all large men but they had a tussel in the journey. Northern Avould be suddenly attacked Avith a spasm of fight in the car and the four men would haA-e to sit on him and hold him tight until the fit passed OAer, when Northern would become fairly quiet again. The clothes of the officers Avere all awry and torn and their appearance testified to the fight that they had had to keep control of their giant patient. At Rushville eight men were called in to get the handcuffs on the insane man and the sheriff was injured. Northern a feAv days ago bit the sheriff on the hand. An an aesthetic was administered to him. The officers ' say they have neA'er before had such a hard fight with an insane am.n The Rushville papers say that Northern was without doubt the hardest man to handle that was OA-er in the Rushville jail. While in the cab on the way to Easthaven the four men hadb ut lit tle discomfort, owing to the fact that all four kept tight hold of the man in such a Avay that he Avas hardly able to move any portion of his body. So far he has been tractable at East-haAren. BOSH TONIGHT MAYOR ZIMMERMAN WILL AN NOUNCE THE STANDING COMMITTEES. CARE WILL BE TAKEN In Their Make-Up Deomcrats Have Four Councilmen Other Matters. This evening the neAV council will hold its first meeting and the old council will be a thing of the past. Mayor Zimmerman has been at Avork all the past Aveek making up a list of the standing committees and he will present this list to the council at its meeting tonight. The Major has ex ercised great care in making up the committees and is trying to select men aa-Iio are peculiarly suited for certain lines of, city Avork. The board of public improvements, regarded as the most important council commit tee, has been selected by the Repub lican caucus held a few days ago and Messrs. Deuker, Leftwich and Neal are the members. This board Avill be eected tonight. The streets and al leys committee comes next in import ance and in amount of work to be done. The duties of this committee are particularly arduous. The mayor has not given out a slight inkling as to the members of the committees, eA-en the members of council being in the dark. There will be four Demo crats in the neAV council and athough they are a hopeless minority they will present candidates for all city offices. . A. J. Wife of Former Richmond Man Re sents Slurs. Mrs. A. J. Baker, wife of the for mer Richmond man who is in prison at Anderson, resents the articles pub lished concerning her alleged failure to A-isit her husband in the past week. Mrs. Baker has been with him as of ten as possible and the many friends of both Avill testifv to her solicitude tention both here and elseAvhere and the many friends of Baker in this city ai-e folloAving the trial closely Baker will be acquitted. WHITE CAPS Send a Notice to a Happy Resident. Hollow The following self explanatory note Avas brought to police head quarters this morning and given to Supt. Gormon. It reads: Mr. Jo. Schlangan: You will get rid of Henry II and that , Lizzie S. If you are goin' to keep that kind of house in your barn get permit from perlice or you will be whitecapped and burnt out. Not is! Notis!! Notis!!! Fare Warning! Fire! Fire!! Fire!! TROLLEY WIRE Broke on Main Street Yesterday Af ternoon. There was some iittle excitement occasioned on Main street yesterday afternoon when a trolley wire broke at eighth and Main. It very narrowly missed tAvo men as it felt. A crowd Avas quickly collect ed and travel Avas blocked for a Avhile. After about an hour's delay the ends of the wire were joined together and the cars could proceed once more. MRS BAKER ART EXHIBIT COMMITTEES WORKING HARD TO INCREASE POWER OF THEIR FIELD. THE GENERAL MEETING Of All Committees Takes Place Tues day When the Date Will be Set A Fine Exhibit. Preparation for the annual art ex hibit which will be held here next month are progressing in a very flat tering manner. Although hardly any general information has been given out and little has been said by any one, the committees that have as sumed supervision of the many de partments of the exhibit haAe met often and are working hard to in crease the efficiency of the work OA-er Avhich they haAe jurisdiction. The chairmen of all the committees re port progress Avhich is gratifying in every respect. The Japanese and photograph departments especially Avill have several neAV innoAations to offer the public. The fact that the influence of the exhibit of Richmond is felt over nearly all the states is becoming more apparent every day. Many letters have been received ask ing for definite information regarding the method pursued in giving the an nual exhibit. There is a fine prospect for many fine pictures to be shoAvn here as inquiries are coming in thick and fast relatiAe to the time of the exhibit. The las,t general meeting of the com mittees before the exhibit Avill take place tomorroAV evening in Supt. Mot t 'suffice and at this meeting def inite steps regarding the date and other particulars Avill be taken. All Avho are in any way interested in the exhibit should be present. TIBER STICK C. W. THOMPSON INJURED BY A HEAVY TIMBER FALLING ACROSS HIS STOMACH Charlie W. Thomposn of Millers burg, formerly of this city, Avas seri- ,ously injuied batmda at ih , j lace. Charles is in the employe of i5. John- ! son and Co., of this city, and was un loading some heaA-y timber when one of the sticks became dislodged from the pile and fell on him, striking him across the stomach and pinning him doctors office and his injuries attend The taste of the baseball fans was ed. J . W. Thompson, of north twelfth street, father of C. W. Thomp son, Avas called there yesterday in ansAver to an urgent message. Mrs. J. W. Thompson and daughter, Miss Bessie, Avent there this morning. J. F. Johnson also Avent to Millersburg. SaA-e that the injuries are of a very serious nature nothing is knoAAn con cerning the accident. RODDY CHILDREN The case of the Doddy children oc cupied the attention of court this morning. After hearing the case Judge Fox sent the children back home and will visit the place to morrow. After the visit he will ren der a decision. FORI DEA By Associated Press.) Paducah, Ky., May lG.-Will I. LeA-y, a prominent commission mer chant Avas found dead in a buggy in j a store room of the buggy company today. He had been missing since yesterday. It is supposed he took poison on account of unsuccessful speculation. CRUSHED HI COMES INTO FORTUNE BY THE DEATH OF HER INTENDED HUSBAND. MISS JEANNETTE NEEDHAM Of Dublin, Ind., the Young Lady Joseph C. Harris' Plans Thwarted by Death. The following dispatch from Rens selaer will be of interest here: Rensselaer, Ind., May 15. On the eAre of his intended marriage Joseph C. Harris, cashier of the Rensselaer Bank, died early this morning of consumption. He Avas the son of Hen ry O. Harris, president of the same bank, and reputed to "be the Avealth iest resident of Jasper countA. Jo seph Harris was forty-three years old. He was engaged to Miss Jean nette Needham, of Dublin, Ind., and had just recently completed a beauti ful home for his intended bride. He Avas Avealthy in his OAvn right, and it is understood he left most of his money and a large amount of life insurance to Miss Needham. BUT ONE POINT IN THE FIELD MEET STATE HIGH SCHOOL AT BLO OMINGTON. MANFORD WON THIRD In Hammer Throw Locals Did Good Work But Failed to Make a Showing. (Special Correspondence.) Iiloomington, Ind., May 15.-The members of track team sent to Bloom- ington by Richmond to contest in the state field meet worked like Trojans but the other schools proved too mnr-li for them mi 1 1 flip licst. Hint Hidunond coud do was to 0ut one point, Manford getting third in the hammer thiw. He, of all the Richmond boys, alone won a point. The team was composed of Keller, RICHMOND GOT Mantorti, mil, ana Newman. Meiier!fl, f:1:r .vns ow Ali-S red face and and NeAvman did well, much better than AAras expected, and Hill's Avork was far from bad. But the larger schools, notably M. T. H. S. and S. H. S. of Indianapolis and Sheridan and Bloomington high schools prOA'ed too much for them. The day was a A-ery 'poor one, rain pouring all morn ing and seA-eral times interrupting the meet itself and the track was soft and sIoav. The Richmond team did considerably better than its ad herents here hoped for. Reller's fine Avork in the dashes winning him much applause anl NeAvman bore up his record well. Manford was the hero of the hour for the Richmond team despite the fact that he was not look ed upon by most of the visitors as anything but a common athlete. He came perilously winning the throw. The Richmond boys said that they were not discouraged at the showing of their team, which was greatly Aveakened by the absence of the pre mier athlete of the school, Genn, and thy Avill trv and do better next time. Walter Kidwell Supposed to Have Followed Carnival. Walter Kidwell of Lindenvald, O., ran aAvay from home and is supposed in be with the carnival company here. The police have been notified to look out for him. ANOTHER RUNAWAY WITHOUT MONEY OR EXPERI ENCE IN THIS COUNTRY BY BAND OF TURKS. WILL GOTO ST. LOUIS. Where He Expects to be Taken in by Other Bands of Countrymen Tells His Trouble. Abandoned in a totally strange country, thousands of miles from his oavii home, with but little money, no experience in the ways of the Avorld and but barely able to make himself understood in the language of the country in which he was abandoned, such is the hard lot of Ali, a young Turkish boy about twenty years old Avho was at the Union Station this morning AA'aiting between trains. Ali with a company of Turks and Arabs came to this country a feAv years ago intending to wander over the country and wind up at the St. Louis fair. The party has been at fairs, etc., performing juggling and other tricks in the east for some time and were getting aong prosperously. But the leader thought that there Avere too many in the party and o the band departed one night leaing Ali, the stupidest of the band, in a totally strange company. He was buffeted around by all, doing odd jobs no wand then, and eked out a scant living. Finally bAr the aid of his own efforts and the assistance of j strangers he accumulated enough j funds to go to St. Louis and depart OF THE i ed. He arrived here this morning and Avas waiting for the train to St. Louis when approached by a reporter,, to Avhom he told his story. His funds Avould barely enable him to reach St. Louis, he said, but he counted on be ing taken in by the large number of Turks and Arabs aa1io will be at the fair, if he should not find his OAvn band. He Avas full of anger at the j countrymen Avho played him such a jdirtv trick and voAved that he would jget even. He says that he wished he jhad neA-er left his natiA'e land but I that he was here he Avas going to iraake the best of circumstances and Avill trA to make enough moneA at j tlt0 fair to take llim back to Turkey with those who return there, . His puek in keepin on af ter being 1)amloned and his desire to get to , 8t Louis, earn money, "get even" i m n . 1 i . -n. i . 1. i. j. A,,.; ie n ua MaA tt said that Americans had been very jkind fo hirn herPj far kinder than his own countrVmen but he said that he Avoud return to Turkey as soon as curious trousers, socks and slippers, as Avell as his many colored sack for carrying his luggage, attracted great attention. lie Avas clad howeAer, in an American shirt and coat, making a curious combination costume. FIRST RALL GAME Of the Year Took Place Yesterday Richmond Won. The taste of the basebal fans was gratified yesterday for the first time this season. The Dnsseldorfers, of Indianapolis and the Manhattans of this city, crossed bats at the Driving Park. The regular Richmond team did not play. The Indianapolis team reported to be one of the strongest played well but were unable to score against the Richmond boys, who put up an exceedingly fast game. The diamond was in very poor condition and the day none of the best -but a good sized crowd was present. The final score was se'en to nothing in faA-or of Richmond. William J. Brannon of 163 Bridge Ave. leaves tonight for a trip through the West, including Iowa, Missouri and Kansas. II goes for the benefit of his health and will spend most of his time at various resorts. 1 tB?