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INDIANA WEATHER. . Tair onight and Thursday, ccool- er tonight with frost. Call ton the Palladium for fine . Stationery. " ' ,. aiiy .HJ RICHMOND DAILY PALLADIUM, WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 . tO 4 ONE CENT A COPY. DAILY JEST ABLI8HBW 1876. ESCAPED FROM EASTHAVEN L P. LEIfiHA CHANGE OF YEIE TO CENTERYILLE IC MINISTERS EARLHAM COLLEGE AFFAIRS A Tribute to His Worth Th n. "7 DEMOCRAT NEGRO CAMPAIGN J Who Knew Him Be 4 (0 HE WALKED TO ANDERSON IN LIGHT INDOOR GARMENTS A MASS OF BLISTERS Were Matt Homey V Feet, Having Worn a Pair of Slippers Brought Back Yesterday. Escaping from Easthaven Insane ital, Matt Homey, clad only in the light erarments of indoor wear. Arudged all the wav to his homo in Anderson, arriving there footsore, w eary and on . the verge of collapse. He escaped from the Easthaven on Friday evening, and immediately a luiet search was instituted for him. nit lie was not to be found. No word kas heard of him from any one wh ad seen him on the way, and the ayj horities," after searching for him y ome time with no success, gaveP he search. Hornev arrived at"is ome in Anderson with the light"P" ers -s, which he wore on the tvfy aJ st worn to rags, and the th or 10S ients torn and tangled. II eet ere a mass of huoe blisters, fie soles If his slippers having worn it soonj orney probably followedthe rail ad tracks to Anderson and .the es and cinders cut and Unused his et badly. Horney wasin a pitiable a'te on arriving at Apdorson, and a ctor was hastily summoned. Sheriff onston returned Horney to East- iveii yesterday afternoon, the insane an Apt eariirr to- bealTnoat--worn it, and bad to be supported by the keriff - ' An examination was made, and it as found that he had almost recov- ed from his physical exhaustion, and iat his mental state was much clear It is believed that a few weeks ore will see the man recovered in ind. Wrong Impression. A great many people are under the lpression that the election law re tires a voter to be sixty days in the ecinct before he can vote. This is roneous. The law says that a voter ust be in the precinct or ward thir- days prior to the election. emporary Treasurer of Clark County Suffers "Columbus, O., Sept. 13. It was dis osed today in the Bureau of Public ccounting, that Charles B. Neff, of ear Springfield, has suffered for a Mig time mentally and financially as vicarious sacrifice. Neff's father was for a long time reasurer of Bethel Township, Clark, ountv School District. At his death is son assumed the duties until J. C. JTilliams was regularly appointed to te vacancy. A shortage of $1,200 was discovered y Examiner Georsre Marshall and Keff was hreatened with arrest. lie ave notes for the shortage and came buColumbus in the expectation of be- rig able to earn money to meet them, ut, failed. J lie struggled for a long time be- wpenhis duty to the dead and living, j!v! today "Ham' Stafford, his attor ney, advised Chief Examiner George V. Rutledge that Charlie Neff had Merely assumed the shortage of his lead father, and that the books will how that the defalcation occurred before the son assumed charge. Mr. Rntledge has sent a letter con- aining the facts t Prosecuting At omey McGrew, at Springfield. Great Destruction. (By Associated Press.) Barcelona, Spain, September 14. here was a bomb exploded here last light at. the gate of St. Joseph's Or- bhans ' Asylum and great destruc tion resulted. V SSDMES SHORTAGE I I (Special to tL Pall (By C. W. CdIo) Milton Jnd., Scptbn 14"""The Milton people were sh dreadful" Jy by the death of ' LiebharJt at Washington. He Va warm plaCe in the hearts of t) I,eole f hlS home town, where ' S"5" and goodness of he'ere best knOWn- Affable, kind hough tful for oth- ive and responsive ers ana appn lal among men made more than is, him hundr of devoted friends. iiti -i us he was a leader in line amo, rises and his kindly di- village en r'elt in almost all public in , "il o rection affairs, the tow is sam mar no nuwn ui 1 1 I -I A ip ever was so neipiui io the po When township trustee he h, some say' all his salary. gave m a uon to the public allowance for Lie ef of the unfortunate. Mrs. rdt and Miss Ina have much thy expressed for them in their Held at World's Fair Tomorrow and Next Day. The Germanic Congress under the auspices of the German-American al liance, will be held at the hall of Con gresses on the World's Fair grounds on Thursday and Friday of this week. Indiana will be represented by Profes sor A. Guerber, of Earlham College; Professor J. S. Noll en, University of Indiana, and Professor Joseph Kel ler, of Indianapolis. The aim of the National German allfarice i'to unite all the German so cieties of America to cultivate the German language and literature and to further , the mutual relations be tween Germany and America.. Russians Busy. (By Associated Press.) Tokio, September 14. Field Mar shal Oyama confirms the reports that the Russians remain south of the Hun river. He also reports that the Russians are fortifying the heights on both sides of the Liao river at the pass. NATIONAL DRILL A New Factory for Cambridge City Change of Ownership. (Special to the Palladium.) Cambridge City, Ind., September 14. The Rhoderick Lean Manufactur ing company, of Mansfield, Ohio, has bought the National Drill -company's plant of this city, and will operate the same under the name of the Na tional Drill company. Two new buildings will be erected, here, imme diately, one a ware house 100 feet in length. The factory will resume oper ations soon. At Bethel Organize a Lincoln League ! Monday Night. The Republicans of the first pre cinct held a meeting at Bethel on Monday night. Speeches were made by Mr. Charles Ward, of the Hoi landsburg Independent, Peter McClel lan, cashier of the bank, and Fred White, of Danville, Ind. A Lincoln League was organized, consisting of fifty members, with C. E. Wiley, chairman; Irwin Anderson, treasurer; C. E. Anderson, secretary. A drum corps of seven pieces was also organized. L. C. Harlan was elected as leader. A glee club con sisting of Messrs. Thomas, Ward, Van Nuys, Peden and Hyde was organized. The league will meet every Tuesday night until after the campaign closes. Everybody is invited to attend. ; RMANC CONGRESS REPUBLIC Ah S THE M'CLELLAN ASSAULT AND BATTERY CASE GOESTO SQUIRE HARVEY The Date of Trial Set for September 21 Claim There is a Prejudice in the Case Here. There was a large assemblage of persons at the city building this morn ing, some as witnesses and others as spectators in the assault and battery case against Theodore. McClellan. The case has been rather muddled in as much as charges were filed against Mr. McClellan in police court and also in Squire Spink's eoirrt. Con stable Clay claims to have made the arrest first and Patrolman Staubach makes the same claim. However, the case was called in police court this morning. Prosecutor Comstock and assistant, Robert L. Study, repre sented the State and Attorney Wil fred Jessup for the defense. On the affidavit of Mr. McClellan that he could not be given a fair trial in this court on account of the pre judice that exists in the case, a change of venue was granted to Squire Harvey's court in Centerville, and the date of trial set for Wednesday, September 21. It is understood the prosecutor will ask a change of venue from the Centerville court to circuit court. There are a large number of witnesses subpoenaed and the trial will be a hard "fought one. 4 REPDBLICA1 Have a Good Meeting at the Coliseum Last Night. ' The Young Men's Republican Club had a meeting at the Coliseum last night. There was a good attendance and a great interest was manifested. The drum corps and bugle corps Avere present. Considerable business was transacted. SOLD SATURDAY The Court House Fence to be Dispos ed of. Next Saturday is the day set apart by the county commissioners as the time to dispose of the iron fence around the court house. The fence will be sold to the best bidder. It is one of the best iron fences in the State and ought to sell readily. Have a Literary Program at the First M. E. Church. The Epworth League of the First M." E. church gave a very pleasant and instructive program at their meet ing in the church parlors last night. The meeting was under the efficient management of Mrs. Longnecker and must be regarded as a very success ful one from every point of view. The musical numbers were particular ly good and were thoroughly appre ciated by those present as evidenced by frequent encores. Papers of real literary merit were read by Mary Friedley and Reuben Myrick upon topics of current interest. . Short talks on matters of present popular concern were given by Raymond Weh rly, Rev. L. H. Bunyan and others. These were well received and warmly applauded. These social and literary evenings have been made quite a fea ture of the league and under manage ment so able as that of Mrs. Long necker must certainly "row in favor. EPWTH LEAGUE IS NOW t OPEN AND BULLETS WILL FLY FAST JOHN W. KERN SPOKE The New Phillips Well Filled With Democrats and Republicans Webster Parry Presided. A large number of Democrats and quite a number of Republicans as sembled at the New Phillips last night to "listen to a speech by Mr. John W. Kern, llr. Kern is the Demo cratic candidate for governor. The county chairman, Mr. Webster Par ry, presided at the meeting and in troduced the speaker. Drum corps were on hand to furnish music. As was supposed Republican administra tions were assailed both State and National, and these prosperous times we are ' enjoying were found fault with. The Democrats present were liberal with their cheers and made S ..... . the speakers feel as if they were preaching Democratic Bible pure and simple! No reference was made to Parkerfs belated telegram to the St. Louis convention or Bryan's estimate of Parker. , These things were kept under cover. It was the opening of the campaign for the Democracy of this county and several from out of town were in tendance. ........ at- Drew Many From Here This Morn ing. The station this morning was well filled with passengers, for the first time in weeks, and nearly all boarded the trains to Indianapolis. "Ben Hur" and the State Fair drew hun dreds from here, going over both by rail and trolley. EAT 01 FAIR Now in Full Blast Catches Lots of Richmond Folks. The Preble county fair began in earnest yesterday with a large attend ance. Several parties from here were down and a good many intended going today, but the rain kept them at home. Tomorrow will be the big day of the fair. If the weather holds out the fair will prove a financial success. A RIOT Is in Progress Among Foreigners in West Virginia. (By Associated Press.) Wheeling September 14. A riot is progressing this afternoon among the foreigners at Portland station, Ohio. Magistrate Leeper swore in a score of deputies. One was fatally injured, one had his ears chewed off, noses were smashed and pistols, clubs and knives used. The cause of the riot is unknown. Nineteen rioters were arrested. Their boarding house was wrecked. Marriage Licenses. The following licenses have been issued: Samuel Waltzer and Cora B. Moore, Dublin. William E. Klopp and Flossie Mad- l alene Dolloff, Richmond. MANAPOLIS Ben RatlLff and wife are in the city today. A. M. E. Conference Closes at Koko mo, Indiana. Kokomo, Ind., September 14. The sixty-seventh annual conference of the A. M. E. church of Indiana, has come to a close after being in session for a week. The following appoint ments were made: Richmond district Presiding elder, M. Lewis; Richmond, A. P. Baker; Allen chapel, II. E. Stewart; Marion, T. Price; Muncie, A. E. Johnson; Ko komo, J. F. Pettiford; Franklin, II. C. Moorman ;PortIand, II. J. Coleman; Greensburg, J. Siler; Marion, Second church, William Kelley; Knights town, A. Cotterman; Dublin circuit, Jefferson Smith; Cabin Creek mission, to be supplied; Fairmount, J. M. Nic kels; Hill chapel, T. G. Hardiman; Seymour, J. W. Campbell; Anderson, L." W. RatcliiT. Still Survives. Friedrichsrupe, September 14. Prince Bismarck still survives but it is necessary to of morphine. use strong injections LOCAL MUSICIAN Mr. S. A. Thompson's Compositions to Be Renedered Here by Sousa. The coming of Sousa 's band is now a felt fact and Mr. S. A. Thomp son's untiring energies to secure this celebrated musician should have a hearty response from the citizens of Uichmond and vicinity. As is well known Mr. Thompson is a musical composer himself and was very much pleased to know that two of his com-' positions will be rendered at the mat inee on the afternoon of the 23rd iist. These are entitled "Danseof the Mountain Elves" and " March of the National' Guard.' The latter has a very pleasing ett'eet, beginning softly growing louder and ending softly. In commenting on this selection, Mr. Thompson paid a fitting compliment to Mr. Henry Runge who added little friezes of "Star Spangled Banner," "Dixie," "Auld Lang Syne" and "Yankee Doodle." "Whatever success and pleasure may come from the ren dition of these comjKtsitions, Mr. Thompson wants Mr. Runge to have full credit for his additions. WELL PLEASED ! Were the People on the Attitude Tak- en by Mr. Reid. There was considerable pleasure ex pressed yesterday at the way Mr. D. O. Reid looked at the senatorship. He said in the published interview just exactly what he was expected to say. If now remains with his friends in this city and all over the State to do the vest. It would ill become Mi. Reid to say: "Yes, sir, I am a can didate." And while he didn't say that, his answer in substance meant the same. The delegation from old Wayne will certainly rally to Mr. Reid's support. In the Jahr Markt Contest is Very Keen. The race for first place in the vot ing contest was keen yesterday be- tween the eignt eoniesrams. Sehi was successful by a very narrow margin, being closely followed by four other young ladies. The standing at C o'clock last night was as fol lows: Miss Sehi, first; Miss Weishaupt, second. Miss Van Nuys. third. Miss Decker, fourth. Miss Brown, fifth. . Miss Taylor, sixth. Miss Stiveson, seventh. Miss Urban, eighth. From today on rapid changes in the positions of the candidates may be looked for and no one can safely pre dict the winner. HIRED COMPETITION A SUCCESSFUL YEAR . PREDICT ED BY FRIENDS IMPROVEMENTS MADE Which Add to Convenience and At tractiveness of the College Opens September 26. Never before in the history of Karl ham have the prospects for a sue ful year been so bright. During the yat summer many im provements have been made which add both to the convenience and at tractiveness of the college. The oe- ment walks from .the South entrance of Li nd ley" hall to the dormatories and thence to Parry hall has been lng needed and will be a boom to both housekeepers and students. In Harlham ball a number of im provements have been made.: The Christian Association the dining room and the students parlor have been re decorated. On the fourth Uoor sever al new rooms have been added that will materially increase the capacity of the dormatories. Even this addi tion will be insufficient for the lanre attendance. The Middloton residence, in West Richmond, has been rented ready furnished as an annex to Karl ham Hall and will accommodate some til'teen students. In Lindley hall a "geological laboratory is being fitted up directlv beneath Professor Hole's lecture room and the physical laboratory is being remodeled. inony the students m Earlham Hall this year is Mr. Andrea Bryne a native of Stavanger, Norway.1 Mr. Bryne studied for nine years in the schools of his own country and then spent a year and a half in a Friends' school at SalTron-Walden, England. He came, to the United' States last spring, having heard of Earlham from a prominent Friend minister, who vis ited Norway. He will remain at Earlham for three years and then re turn to his native town of Stavanger, where a position as superintendent of a Friends' school awaits him. Though a very young man Mr. Biyue already speaks fluently the Danish, Swedish, Gorman, Norwegian and Euulish and during the short time he has" been in Earlham has shotf n marked ability. lTmir T llir For the Red Men is Against the Sa loon Keeper. St Joseph, Mo., September 14. The Red Men ot the Liincu riai elected officers yesterday as follows: Great incohone Thomas IL Watts, of Alabama. . Great prophet Thomas G. Ham-, son, of Indiana. Great senior sagamore John W. Cherry, of Virginia. Great junior sagamore W. A. S. Bird, of Kansas. Great chief of recordsWilson Brooks, of Illinois - ' Great keeper of the wampum -Thomas J. Bell, of Massachusetts. There Avas an announcement of a proposed revision of laws, by which saloon keepers, bartenders and retail liquor dealers are to be barred from membership in the Red Men. The amendment was read by Robert T. Daniel, chairman' of-the committee on revision of laws, and was adopted by a safe majority vote. The amendment also provides that any member who shall engage in the retail liquor business: after having been admitted to the wder shall be liable to suspension. It is not in cumbent on the State councils to ac cept the new law. but it is recom mended to them for adoption. Stoessel's Report. (By Associated Press.) St. Petersburg, September 14. General Stoessel reports that the Jap anese have been repeatedly repulsed with heavy losses at Port Arthur.