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J WEATHER Warmer Today. Try a Want Ad in the Palladi- ma today. ' Romcmbor That Tho Tie .Daily TED h r.r. J1. ' f WEEKLY E8TAB LIMBED 18S1. DAILY R8TABLTPHE l t7i. RflWFERY ARRESTED ON THE CHARGE OF OBTAIN- ING MONEY BY FORGERY WAS TAKEN BY U. S. J. j J'-'fj - vv j ' " , r Before United States Commissioner ' f Reeves A Prominent' Colored Man. '-,-! BOUND OVER TO THE COURT In the Sum of $300 A Great Deal of Sympathy Was Expressed . for McCaffery. Upon the advice of the United States Marshal, at Indianapolis yesterday, Patrolmen Winters and MeManus placed John McCaffery, quo of the most prominent colored men ot the city, under arrest on the charge of obtaining money from the government by forgery. Last, even ing Deputy United States Marshal .Rankin came to Richmond'-' from .In dianapolis and took McCaffery be fore United Slates;; District Com missioner Reeves, :and.? JVIeCafferyp - waSvreleasel nJpJuWbohdflnd 'liis hearing set' for nWtfTuosdayV u :"' ; The case dates back to last August when a letter eontaininga government warrant for .f 211, payable to James I). Calpha, who has the contract for delivering the mail between the post office and the depotdisappeared. Mc Caffery took the warrant and had .it cashed at the United States sub treasury in Cin cinnati. With the money derived from tho warrant it is claimed that he purchased two pieces of real estate in the city. After Mr. Calpha did not receive his warrant the authorities' at Washington wore notified and. an in vestigation was 'started, which' re sulted in the arrest of McCaffery. lie was notified by the government last Monday that he "would be given until Wednesday morning at 10 o'clock to get the money and on his being unable to do so he was ar rested. When seen at. the police sta tion yesterday McCaffery protested his innocence of any wrong doing, lie claimed that he had been look ing for a pension from .the govern ment for a long time, and that when the warrant came ho supposed, of course, that it was his bac&'pen sion and that a mistake bad been made in the naihe. He -said he took the warrant t6M the Second National bank and was ' (old that he ..would have to go lo Cincinnati to have it cashed. The . officials ; at '.tiiobanfe deny this. ; MeCafferv' says ' that he . ran away fronr ' college 'at'. Provi dence, R. I., in 1SG3, and enlisted in Company C of the fifty-fourth Mas sachusetts regiment volunteer ih fantrv and that after he loft the service his 'mother sued the govern- ( Continued on fourth page.)' QUICK JUSTICE Suit Filed and Judgment Rendered in Fifteen Minutes. Horace IV Kimball, by Ids next friend, Hannah Kimball, filed suit for damages to the amount of $50 yesterday afternoon against the Chi cago, Cincinnati ' & Louisville rail road for injuries received while in tho employ of the company last Sep tember. The : sui t was tiled about 3:45 o'clock and in. fifteen minutes the case was,, considered by Judge Fox and .judgment to the amount asked rendered to the plaintiff. . MARSHALL FINE DINNER Given by the Ladies' Penny Club - Yesterday. The Indies' Penny Club yesterday gave one of the best dinners that has ever been given by any organization of the kind in Richmond. The din ner was given in., th G. A. R. hall aed consisted principally of venison and, turkey.; r -Several hundred peo ple tok. advantage of the chance to get. a good dinner at a small cost and the ladies cleared a . neat ! sum of money from the project. The mony obtained yesterday will be usejdto givej.be poor children a good dinner nt the Pythian Temple duiv ioiJlc holidays. It is expected this year that the. club will feed at least 250 poor chUdren oj the city. These annual dinners'' fay the club are al ways looked forward to by the chil dren as a great event. Mr. Dan G. Reid donated $100 to the cause. WILL ENTERTAIN B. P. 0. ELKS BUFFALO LODGE PREPARING FOR ANNUAL MEETING. WORD REACHES RICHMOND That the Bisons Are Planning to Outdo Cincinnati. That preparations are well under way for the entertainment -of 'flie Elks next year ir evidenced , by m formation which -has been received by members of the Richmond Lodge that at a meeting of the general com mittee of liulTalo lodge No. 2.'l, lie lie vu lei it and Protective Order of Elks measures were adopted provid ing for prizes in connection with the grand national reunion to be held in Buffalo in the week of July 10, 1005: The lodge making the best appear ance will receive .'jOO; the lodge wearing the most unique uniforms ifoOO; the lodge having the greatest! aggregation mileage, $."00; the lodge having the greatest number in line, $500. and the lodge accompani ed by the greatest number of ladies $500. A first prize of .fGOO will be awarded to the best band of thirty musicians, . and over, with a second prize of .$250. To the best' band of twenty musicians "and under will go a first prize of $400. The second prize is $250. The committee adopted a. resolu-j tion declaring that onlv tin "so bands' whoso members arc recognized nu.m - bers of the American federation of j musicians be allpwe'd to parade. The J nnli Pvronl!iin fr -u'iinvn tlinr is: nn ! local union of musicians in ' the tor- ntory wiience comes the Elks lodge participating. The' resolution. s how- ever,, ie barred, anv iand witum the!A,y , , '-- t ' ' e 1 Middautih com nut ted another. jurisdiction or the Buffalo union of iu American ' fleration ' of mnsi- I robbery at 4 o'clock ; this m the American federation , .of cians trom participating. . , W. H. Pickens is Fined-for Rachel . Without Sanction Was Here A number of Richmond eople who were separated from their mon ey a few 'months ago on a fake auU mobile race which was managed by W. 11. lckens, will be glad to hear that the American Automobile As sociation racing board has fined Mr. Pickens for racing without a sanc tion from the association. All au tomobile clubs in America have been notified of the fact and it will Ik? very hard for Pickens, who is" now in Salt Lake City, to have races again. Pickens was in this rity with a machine called "Old. 009," and driven by "Jed" Xewkirk. The ma chine failed to work just right when it was here. A well known vaude ville actress is reputed to be the owner of the machine. A DIG FAKE RICHMOND DAILY PALLADIUM, THURSDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 17, A SPLEIOID PfGEPHOR f Oil The School Children and Citizens of Richmond - Friday Afternoon. On Friday afternoon -either at 1:50 or 2 o'clock the Liberty Bell on its special train will arrive in ' this city from Indianapol is over the Pan Handle.- After a brief stop of ten minuutes it will continue on its tri umphal journey to Philadelphia, f Elaborate preparations have been made to receive the nation's most 4 the train yard. Py the car on which treasured relic. Superintendent j the bell rests in state will be a plat Wood of the Richmond division of ( form and ihe school children and the Panhandle will take ieharge of others will pass up this platform the special train in person ' while in four abreast look a second at tho this city and ho has made- arrange- j bell then march down and out to the ments so that the school children s can obtain an excellent -view of the bell. Superintendent Mott of the public ( representatives of the two city coun schools announced yesterday the pro eils and other public departments, gram that will be followed out. The accompany the bell. Mayor Zimmer sehool children will be assembled man and several members of the in the train yard just-east of the Richmond Council and other city express offico at the depot. They will and county officials will receive these be admitted into the yard througb visitors officially, the big iron gates that open on E The Liberty bell has made several street. Prior to the arrival of the trips over the country. The first one bell Trof. Walter S. Davis, of the was to New Orleans in 18S5. Then high school will address the pu- it visited the exposition at Charles pils on the history of .the old relic, ton, S. C. ; Chicago, 111.; Omaha and then the children will join in sing- St. Louis. The people along the ing "America" and other national many , thousand miles of its travels airs. The citizens of the city are al- have given it many ovations and so invited to participate in the cor- the one next Friday in Richmond emonies but will not e allowed to promises to bo as hearty as any. NO MORE GUTS The Rates Given by Railroads to The Fair Remain Same At a meeting of St. Louis terminal lines. held jct'erday l'us0bus.iness at the present time, was a full representation of the offi- Coal is going at from $4.50 to $7.50 cers In charge of passenger traffic,. it per ton and the dealers give all pa was Hie unanimous . opinion that trons the encouraging news that all there should be no reduction in ex- grades will shortly be advanced. jcursion rates and arrangements during the remainder of the Expos i- f cord. The delivery wagons of the tion. different dealers are busy from morn The rates during the entire seven ing till night and even at that they months of the World's fair have are not able to make their deliveries been exceedingly low, lower, in fact promptly.. In order to meet the re than rates made for. any exposition qui foments drays are pressed into in the past, and it was thought that service. Tho first cold snap warned conditions do ,,not warrant any people that winter was not far off change in the arrangement. All asso- and the more provident are anxious ciations throughout the country to till their coal bins and wood hous- cheerfullv co-operate at the outset in making most liberal rates and ar rangements for the Fair season throughout, and the railroad man agers feel that they have done ev erything within' reason to stimulate attendance at the Fair. ANOTHER RAID ,. . Madc h? the Cody Bandits in Wy- oming. ( hevenno. Wvo.. November lo n,;iwn Wdit -bo made n descent on;. the. First National 'bank of CodyL, wr wi-ek-s .-nm :iml killed Cashier 'n bold morning, s of Ed ,! when tney held up tne'inmaies f ,. ' - , ' . t tward-s saloon and gambling house ! " . ' jaL Thennopolis, ; l?ig Horn county, jand 'secured ) a large sum of money, . ... ? watches and lewelrv. f he outlaws v,uv nmsks "t were reognized as (eorge Merritt and his' partner, killed Middaugb. They were mount ed.'ou fast horses and escaped-to the Had Lauds along the Kig Horn river, south ' f Thermopolis. Posses were quickly organized and started in pursuit, but the robbers reached the mountains ahead of them. These desjMradoes doubled back on their trail from the "Hole in the Wall' ' country after the Cody rob bery and took refuge in the Owl mountains, south of Thermopolis, the officers had prepared to capture them. Feelings run high in Big Horn county and if the robbers are caught it is thought they will be punished without waiting for the courts to convict them. The rewards have been increased and additional posses will assist in the search. . THE LIBERTY BELL Will See The Relic see the bell until the children have been first given the opportunity. The depot will be roped off while the bell is in the city and every one desiring to see the nation's treasure will be obliged to enter the train yard with the school children. The train "will enter the station on tho sculh track and will stop before street through the depot. Fifty leading citizens of Philadel phia, including Major Weaver and FUEL DEALERS A Bis Rush Now on For Coal and Wood. The fuel market is enjoying a Wood is going at $4.50 per double before winter comes on in earnest. W. H. M. S. to Meet. The progressive circle of the W. If. M. S. will meet Friday aftemom with Mrs. Arthur Curme. 45 -South Eighteenth street. HARD COAL REGION Increased Republican Plurality 365 Per cent. Soft Coal 132 Per Cent. Philadelphia, Pa., November 1G. ' 0nP of tbc most striking features in j i ue unprecedented , v landslide lor Joosevelt in I'ennsylvauia is' the tre- . meiidois KVpiiblican gain in the c-oal mining counlies. While the gain for ' IVsevdt in tho State at ' lai'gc is ,,er w'nt'- plurality in the 1 t A ; 4-. " airuiaicue ietrnn is aciuauv ,i per , , , . . ' cent, ahead ot that of tour years ., Kt.turns from the' bituminous coal iields show that the Koosevolt .sentiment there, while- not so pro nounced as in the anthracite coun ties, is. expressed in unmistakable totals. Tho six counties comprising the central soft coal field show -an aggregate gain of irit! w cent, in the pluralitv of Roosevelt over Me - Kjnl.v In Western Pennsylvania eight counties producing large quantities of bituminous toal, exclusive of Al- legheny, give Roosevelt a gain of 81 per cent, in' plurality. Allegheny county felicitates itself over a bare 50 .-per cent. " rise iu plurality,-' though the -oal diggers of the north east have done seven times as well, The Democrats fell short 10.220 1 votes in the five hard coal eounties4 mentioned above, a direct -bss of 2S percent. Tn the same counties" the v lost seven members of the legisla ture; also, two congressmen in the districts in which Carbon ami North umberland counties are included. 1904. HALF CLOTHED Was John Paey" When Taken to the Police Station. Demented and half clothed and suffering intensely from the chilly atmosphere John Paey, a colored la borer, was found at the corner of Thirteenth and South E street, yes terday afternoon by Patrolman Sut ton, and taken to the police station. Paey has been drinking very hard for several days and his friends thiftk that his demented eorfditlon is caused by the effects Of the? liquor. He was noticed in" Thirteenth street yesterday afternoon and several res idents captured him and held him until the police called for him. It is probable that an effort will be made to - have him adjudged' insane and placed in Easthaven, as his mind is slowly weakening. - MARGARET NEVILLE AT NEW PHILLIPS WEEK'S ENGAGEMENT, BE GINNING NEXT MONDAY PLAYS OF A HIGH GRADE Carry Their Own Special Scenery and Will Show at Popular Prices. The Margaret Neville ' company, which opens at the New Phillipson Monday evening, November 21, for a week's engagement, opens a new era for popular priced attractions. They believe that plays of a high grade played by a strong acting company, headed by a star who is acknowl edged to be without a peer amongst the popular priced companies and carrying their own car of special and handsome scenery, in order that each piece may bo properly staged, is the road to success and the crowd ed houses that have greeted them in every city where they have ap peared proves that they are right. Margaret Neville, who heads the organization, though a young wom an, has spent her entire life tqon j the stage, and has won honors with such companies as K-ose Coghlan's Lillian Lewis' and the McLean & Taylor companies. Tn the latter company she shared honors with the too dangers oi uoating mines witn stars iii her wonderful rendition of'"it a mishap. On reaching the open "Prince Arthur." In Shakespeare's i"King John," as a star, she has won golden opinions in every city where she has played. The plays to be presented here will include" A Woman's Revenge,' ' "Carmen." "The Dynamiters," "Leah the Forsaken." 1 l'Rsurrec- ii-m, Hell's ' Kitchen," and the great1 ' lielsaeo success, ',fDu Harris. f J Twenty-five actuig jie'ople are car-' ried by this' company, besides a num ber of audeville "feature's, horded by the" (Treat Cradoc, ' The"Axe;'Kinfr, ' who mystifies the audience' by his j wonderful feats with a oUection of razor-jtlgctl Ifoman battre, nxes-'some f immense size. '.--rt'i w"." COURT NEWS j Case Appealed from Squire Swain's j -' - , - 1 ' Court Mamage License. Yesterday afternoon Kingan & . Company, limited through their at j tornevs. filed an appeal against Ben- z - ton L. Woodward, Claud Clifford and Fred Clifford. The case was apialed from Squire- Swain's court at Dublin. Edward M. Parris and W. Yashia s Avisheiin, of Dublin, were granted a license to raarn. iling Solomon V, Chapter, Royal Vrch Masons vill havtoaii -imnortant meeting this evening and a full at tendance of members is desired. At the conclusion of) business refresh ments will be served. ONE CENT A COPY. BLOWUP WAS BOAT RUSSIAN TORPEDO BOAT DES TROYER RASTOROPUY AT CHE FOO ' i A GANTLET "RUN i.r-i i r' ; L'V . ..jr: j- ' Between Port Arthur' and the tihia- 1 0 ii cse Cityin a Very Daring ... " ' Manner. MUSIC BOX WAS PLAYING As the Craft Entered the Neutrxl ..Harbor and Beefsteaks Cooking ... in Golley. . Ciie Fh November !. -The RtiJ- sians have blown . up their toriK'do boat destroyer Katoropuy, which put into this harbor early this morn ing from Port Arthur. The captain had notified the Chinese authorities that he would disarm. There is reason to believe th:it Japanese cruisers have been watch ing this port, although a steamer which has just arrived .saw no Jap anese war vessel. It is rumored, that the captain of tlio'-'--ItaMordpuvbr0jbt dispatch. ,'fTOinw'GerieraloeliJ.ik.Hrir, the -St. Petersburg authorities for in structions as (o whether he would continue t hold out, awaiting relief or make immediate arrangements with the Japanese for surrender up- on tho most advantageous terms pos sible. This rumor can not be con firmed, but it is obvious that only dispatches of the highest imrt ance would iraind (Jeneral Stoessel to risk the loss of a warship and men by sending her out on such a mission in the face, of the rigid blockade -maintained off Port Arthur by the Japanese licet. .. '. In a Blinding Storm. "'The commander of the ltastiv.puy in an interview on his adventurous voyage said: "I left Port Arthur at midnight in a blinding snow storm. The boat was navigated 'through all sea we saw a Japanese cruiser anil some torpeih boats in the distance, but we were steaming rapidly away , through tho storm with lights exten guished and passed theru . unnoticed. We reached Che Foe without a mis hap of any kind.' r - The commando q ; of , the torpedo j boat' "destroyer was . optimist je, with reference ,1 to jPoTt? Arthur., jlet de e, la red"' ! that al fhe r ( f prt , remai ned in' Russian hands and that the. gar--' lisoh 'Stas confident and in. good spirits, j The former Kussian .gwer-, iior ff " Port Dalny, M SakharofT, died recently at Port Atti.tr of en fcrie fever. . ' ... V :t(i, W : Music Box Was Playing. Captain Pelem, of heRastoropuy, said that the destroyei fs "object wj s simplayto carry . dip:rttbes. The other Russian ships , remainKi at (Continued on' -fourth page.). r NO PERFUME Is Intermixed in the Oder Floating About the Court House. "This crude oil may be the . real thing so far as heating a building is concerned," gasped an attorney yes- tvrdav as be climbed the main stair i wav at the court house, "but as per fumory it's a decided frost.' The rstench that soars gracefully and powerfully from the basement or the temple of justice nowadays would put a foreman in a fertilizing establishment to flight.' ' v. . - . r