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p o . . Try a Want Ad in the PaHadi- ma today. . WEATHER - Warmer Today. ' 0 - A V v MM WEEKLY Vl3TlRHED 1881. RICHMOND DAILY PALLADIUM, SATURDAY XIORNINQ, NOVEMBER 19. 1904. OinS CENT A COPY. EBTABLISHEO UTS. rPh& TT v Fall ii lummy r SPEECH OF PROF. - i , . ite AT THE. UNION STATION PRE VIOUS TO ARRIVAL OP THE OLD LIBERTY x BELL L History of they Bell Given by a Mas tet in His Profession Too Much u Noise to Hear, v ... Cp Some persons did not have the privilege of hearing the splendid speech of Professor Walter S. Da vis, before the arrival of i the Old Liberty Pell, so the Palladium gives it in full, - as follows: "The parents and friends pres ent oil this occasion' will, pardon me, I am sure, for addressing these re marks on the history and the mean ing of the liberty bell to the school children, and particularly the smaller children. "We have come here this after noon to enjoy one of the greatest privileges of our lives. "We have ome to look upon the Old Liberty Bell, which ,fi't proclaimed our country's independence. In speak ing to the school children of Mas sachusetts, Wendell Phillips said that when a school boy, his eyes looked upon General Lafayette on Lis return journey to America. As the years come and go, one of your most treasured memories will be that your eyes have looked upon the messenger which first announced the glad tidings that all men are created equal; that under 'the .western sky a- ncwrnatjfon rwitoniTfrihe ',' terday ' morning Crowds of ' school 'children like this have been greeting this old bell on its journey from 1 the great Fair at St. Louis. A fair made possible by its message through the great prairie State of Illinois, the home of Lincoln,J who made a reality of the declaration's great truth that all men are created equal, thence across ithe Wabash, "the cradle of liberty" in Philadel phia. "On July 4,' 1776 the continental congress was debating the greatest (Continued on fourth page.) HARRY STARR And J. B. Kealing to Manage Hem- .enway Senatorial Boom. (Special to the Palladium.), Tndianapolis, Nov. 1 S. Congress man Hemenway has his Senatorial boom in Indianapolis today and it is on exhibition in Room 430, at the Claypool Hotel. He announces his intention of making this city his headquarters until December 1, when he will go to Washington to be pres ent at the opening of Congress. "There is nothing for me to say on the Senatorial question, I be lieve," said Congressman Hemeri way today, 'unless it be to repeat that I am a candidate and to add .that I have opened headquarters here in Boom 430 and that I shall be glad to meet my friends' here at- any time. I believe sthe Senatorial, race will he altogether a friendly contest My relations with the trther candi dates have been most pleasant, and I trust they may continue the same. They have as, much right to become candidates as I had, and if any one of them can get more votes than I can I shall be ready to take' off my hat to him and accept the result good-humoredly. " Clamor Pelzer, of Boon ville, State Senator-elect for the Warrick-Vanderburgh-Pike District, is here with Mr. Hemenway, and Phelps Darby, of Evansville, Keprescntat ive-eleet for j . the Gibson-Knox-Vanderburgh District, will be here next week to assist at headquarters. District At torney Joseph B. Kealing, of (his city, and Henry C. Starr, of. Kich mond, have been announced as the managers of Mr. Hemenway V cam paign. . . . : OLD SOLDIER Well. Known Here Passes Away at Dayton Soldiers' Home. Tne body of Henry Bratz, who died at the Dayton Soldiers' Home at the age of sixty-eight years, will pass through this city this morning at 10 o'clock en route; to Terre Haute. The body will be inVchargc of Julius Katte and Frank iMoore. The funeral 'willi'be at Terre ilaute Sunday at 2 p. m. The deceased was a brother of v. John Bratz, in South Ninth street, and, his widow is a sister of Julius Katte, also of this city; v ' '"' i Mrs. Brazt. one daughters, Mrs. Dan Miller, of Terre Haute, and one son, t Paul Bratz, of Pittsburg, sur vive the deceased." vMr. Brazt - had been in ill health d or the past seven years. ' Mr. and Mrs. Frank Moore and Mr. and Mrs. Julius Katte will attend the funeral. CEWTERVILLE SEES THE BELL GREAT RECEPTION GIVEN THE RELIC BY LARGE CROWD PARADE TWO SQUARES LONG In Which Marched Grey Haired Veterans and School Children. (Special to the Palladium.) .Ceiiierville, NOvendjerlSIhe' Liberty Bell was here this afternoon and Avas given a gieat reception. The bell arrived about 2:25 and '-'remained, about ten minutes ninl was viewed by nearly 3,500 people. Before the arrival of the special train the reception committee, con sisting of L. K. Hill, representing the town council; J. A. Commons, of the school board; Captain Jackson, Grand Army; Miss Jennie Bowen, press; Professor Oldaker, school board; T. 1). Dunbar, business men and the He v. W. C. Butts, and the Centerville drum corps went to each school in town and the children fell in lino and marched to the de pot. The parade was two squares in length. The local (5. A. Ii. men marched in the parade and the color bearers was a veteran of tho civil war and a veteran of the Spanish American Avar. When the train arrived a canon ; boomed out Centerville Avolcomc. K-crv man. woman and child had an 1 excellent view of the old relic. The children of the local and district school sang "America, " and Pro fessor Charles Austin gave a history of the hell. Nearly every 'house in town was decorated for the occa sion;. Too mnch"praise can not be given Professor Oldakcr as it- was through his efforts that the Philadel phia, officials consented to have' the bell ,h stop, here.. Jt Svas 1 a gala day for; Centerville '' m BEEN 'FILED The WxU the Late Elizabeth D. I Fletcher of This City. ! Mi-s. Elizabeth P. 'Fletcher, .who died November 13, in her will, which has been tiled at the county clerk's oiliee, names as' her executors, her two sons, Dr, M. II. Flet cher, of Cin cinnati, and Jesse D. Fletcher, of this city The deceased in her will bequeathed all her household goods, wearing apparel and other articles of ersonal projerty to her seven children and stipulated that her two daughters, Sarah Elma 'Cofhn and Khoda Alice Langdon, divide this property among Mrs. Fletcher's chil- i nearby pasture and had wandered on dren. She also bequeathes all the the bridge. They were caught be residue of her projerty of every de- t ween the ties and before the train script ion to her children, which is could stop thev were killed. The to be divided share and share alike, .... . . - ME THAT ONCE HUNG IN INDEPENDENCE j HALL AT PHILADEL- I;v":'PHIA BROUGHT TO RICHMOND ON A SPECIAL -PENNSYLVANIA TRAIN Program of Exercises Rendered-at Children and At 2:50 yesterday afternoon the Liberty Bell arrived in Richmond over the Panhandle on it's way back to Philadelphia from St. Louis where which the bell rang out the tidings it has been on exhibition. The that the British yoke had been bell's stay of fifteen minutes in this thrown off by the American colonies city was the occasion of a patriotic j 1770. When the special train demonstration in which old and was seen approaching a bugle sound young participated, jed and- the big crowd burst into At 1:30 the croAvd began to gath- frantie, cheering and when the train er- in the train yard east of the pulled into the station the rush for express office at the station, which first place in line began in earnest, is surrounded by a high brick wall. The flat car on which the bell hung When the two big iron gates were from a polished oak frame, came to thrown open thee Avas a rush that a stop opposite the raised platform reminded the hundreds of sight seers and the six local policemen had on the roofs of nearby buildings of a their hands full. Boys, girls, men' cattle stampede "and the police did and women surged up to the place yoeman service . in preventing, over- of , vantage and the members of the anxious patriots from being injured.. Philadelphia committee on the train Each school in the city dismissed bombarded them with buttons on about 1:30 and the pupils singing which was. a picture of the Liberty and waving hundreds of flags march- Bell with the words "Philadelphia's ed to the station to see the nation's Souvenir' . printed above and "St. treasured .relic. The yard facing the railroad tracks was roped off and in the button was a miniature Ameri the yard four thousand school chil- can flag. The "cops" were kept ih'cd and citizens shoved and push- busy making those who insisted on ed,' each with but one end in view,, standing and watching the bell move that of getting next to the ropes so on; The multitude poured out of the as to be first to walk over the plat- station and: for half an hour after forn when the bell arrived. the arrival of the bell, E street was The bell was due to arrive in choked. - with humanity from Elev Bichmond at 2 o'clock, but owing enth 'street to Eighth street, to 'the' faefc ; that ll tiwtj'-did'ltiioii; .The Tl ' was guarded by two big leave Indianapolis until noon it was Philadelphia poiicemen, each six nearly an hour late on it's schedule" feet ix iches tall, and above it hung and i before the bell arrived a brief a. laurel wreath from which was program was observed.' - Mayor draped orange and blue ribbons. Zimmerman spoke from the plat- It was noticed that the fissure in form,' which was erected so as to lie the bell is about an inch wide, and on a level with the fiat car which -of regular outline. One of the Phil bore the bell, and after a brief ad- adelphfans explained that when the dress he- introduced . Professor Wal- bell was cracked an effort was made ter S. Davis, of the high school, who to repair it. The fissure was en- gave a brief sketch of the bell's his tory, lie told how for many years it hung in the belfry, of the old prov encial State House at Philadelphia, which later lecame known as Inde pendence . Hall. This was the scene of that historical event, when the continental congress proclaimed the freedom of the American colonies and denied further allegiance to England. The pealing forth of this message gave the bell its. name the Liberty Bell. Since that time it has been one of the most precious relics of the nation. The crack in the bell was first noticed when it was tolled on the death of Chief Justice j Marshall, Julv f3. 1Q35 Both speakers spoke in loud toues but so busy was the crowd in get ting advantageous places in line and so noisv. was everv one in accom- plishing these ends that it was next f to impossible to hear, anything that was said. ' At the conclusion of the speaking the 'national, hymn, Ainerieu was suntri or rather the school I san- if r their elders-i'oVH. the words , before the conclusion 'Of the lirst crowd, estimated by . one of the Phi! veiand the dasi veVie of the glor-1 adelphia ollicials at five thousand, ious hymjv, was. heard in1 the treble- broke into a patriotic frenzy of of youthful 'voices. cheering. WRECK CREW Called Out Because Two Mules De railed a Train. An extra freight Xo. S3S3, on the Pennsylvania Lines enroute to Ham ilton stmek two mules on bridge No. . 17, near Norwood Heights, Thursday afternoon, killing the ani mals and derailing the engine. The wrecking crew from Uichmond Va? ordered out and replaced the engine on the track. The mules had straved from a train crew esenned imurv . .. v . mm ILL the Pennsylvania Station School Citizens Present Shortly after the lrymn had been sting i the fire bells tolled seventy six times, signifying the year in Louis, ,1904," beneath. Draped from' larged and metal was poured in to seal it. But the tone was unsuccess ful, and the sealing material soon fell out. He said it seemed as if the bell was fated, because it had been necessary to cast.it three times, and then it hardly lasted a century. The Philadelphia escort, compose! of city . oitYieials and citizens, travels in state, the joint councils of Phila delphia, appropriated $15,000 to de fray. the expenses of the trip. Each member also pays 50. The delega tion left Philadelphia last Saturday and will be home again by today. The special train is composed of Pullman conches, in which the party lives, a diner and a "life-saving sta tion," stocked with everything that travelers require. Xo effort is made to economize and one of the Phil adelphians remarked that the city had already appropriated a quarter of -a million dollars to send the bell around on its various trips over the country. ? : 5 When the: bVll , moved out of the tation to continue its triumphal journey to Philadelphia the hig NEW PASTOR Of the Christian Church, Rev. Mr. Kuhn, Arrives in City. j The Rev. T. C. Kuhn, the new pas tor of the ChrLstian church, arrived Thursday from Frankfort, Ind., where he has been pastor of the Christian ehureh in that city. Mr. Kuhn will make his residence at 112 South Third Street and will preaea his first sermon at the church Sun day momine. Mrs. Kuhn ami tiei son and two daughters arrived last evening. The son. Mr. Omer Kuhn. will enter Earlham College. PERFUME LADY Has Left the City and Will Enter Insurance Business. The lady of the perfumes, with whem many Richmond people have become acquainted in the past few weeks, left the city last evening and will sell no more perfume in this city or any place else. She has ac cepted a iwsition with a prominent ;r rL ,z ' start to work Monday morning. The young lady made a host of friends while in the city on account of .her close attention to the bsuiness in which she was engaged. " Misses Mary Lemon and Ruby Hasecoster will serve as hostess at the Country Club Whist p"arty this afternoon. All lady members and guests are cordiall invited. SALVATION ARMY WILL BE HERE RENTED HEADQUARTERS 1032 MAIN STREET AT MR. EIISIGII WIIITERBOTTOM And Wife Will Have Charge of the Barracks and the Services--V Notes of the Army. SALVATION ARMY.' Ensign" and Mrs. J. T. Winterbot tom,;who have had charge of the Salvation Array work in Conners ville, Ind., for. the past ten months, have been appointed by their head quarters to 'open and take charge of the Army work in Richmond. Their first meeting will be held Saturday night at 8 o'clock; also every . even ing (excepting Tuesday) with addi tional meetings on Sunday at 3 p. ra. and 8 p. m. The local headquarters will be at 1032 Main street. Every body welcome. The ensign and wife have spent fourteen and seventeen yeai-s respectively in the army. They expect to have a lieutenant to assist, them in the work here. TWO BIG DINNERS South Eighth Street Episcopalians Have Friends and Spreads." Last evening was "church dinner evening.'" The South Eighth street "Friends church crave a free dinner to the members of the church. Ten large tables with fifteen plates to a table, accommodated the big crowd. It is estimated that nearly 250 peo ple appeased their appetites. .' The ladies of the Episcopal church also gave a dinner at the parish house and an immense crowd was fed and sent home more than satis fied. 'Twenty-five'. 'cents was charged for the. dinner and the ladies real ized a handsome sum. FOOADALL TODAY Local Earlham Secoud Team vs. Central Academv, Heid field. Indiana. Purdue vs. Culver at Lafayette. - 1 Jut lcr vs. ' Wabash, at Indianapo lis. " ' : DePauw vs. Notre Dame at Notre Dame. Kose Polytechnic vs. Milliken Un iversity at Terre Ilaute. Indiana State Normal vs. Eastern Illinois at Terre Ilaute. West. Northwestern vs. Minnesota at Chicago. Illinois vs. Towa at Champaign. East. Harvard vs. Yale at New Haven. Columbia vs. fJeorgetown at Georgetown. 'IJrowh vs. Dartmouth at Boston. ORDER RAILWAY CONDUCTORS FIRST ANNUAL DANCE WAS A "SIGNAL" SUCCESS - beautiful decorations Their Halls p. Filled Wjth Happr ' PeopleThe ..Supper Room Scene of Beauty. The first annual ball given by thY Order of Railway Conductors oc curred at I. O. O. F. hall last night and wee sma' hours of this tjm -ing. The entire third floor of the bi Odd Fellews hall was in use and cv erj' room was tested to its full ca pacity by as handsome and jovial a crowd as one could well imagine. "The Boys' had not only put the latch strong out, but had taken thi doors off the hinges, so to pcak,'ia their endeavor to show "their guest d that hospitality wiih them meant something more than a name ami b fore the festivities closed everyone had conclude 1 that the O. li. C. wvji alout the "leal thing," so far ; s successful entestainment i cot- eernett The hall was tastefully .leeorated with bunting, the colors of the or. der, red, white and green. The south end of the banquet hall banked with palms and over the . platform was a !hr 4 design vmhf ingthe JelttaBpi,,-orchestrar-f nrni.heJ; t')e i04Lsic, whieU . was most enjoyable. The "png-om consisted of twenty-two dances. At midnight -iV elegant thive-e4!if.e supper was served in the dining room. Covers were laid for JS and the tables were replenished three different times. The dining room wa very prettily decorated, as was the large front hall, that did service as a card arid' reception room. The "First Annual" was one of the gra ndest successes a 1 1 a i nod by .i secret order in this city. Over 4fM) tickets Mere sold and the sum real ized together with the .J00 paid bv Daniel O. Jieid for his ticket irives the boys n handsome sum to pur away for the next dance.. The committee of arrangements was Ed Brown. E. F. HadleV and M. .'T. Meagan. The floor managers wi ie E. M. MeCann, S. Dolan. If. Fish or. O. E. Thomas, J. I!. Key, F. E. McCoy, Denny Nolan, E. Kramer, A. F. Hunvan, U C. firacc, O. K. Alli son. The banquet was served bv the members of the order. HAVE RETURNED From the Municipal Meeting at Sonth, Bend. - ; The ruirty of ? eleven from' tjjs city, , j 'V who attended IhW Municipal .meeting . ; v .f,;. at Sotith JJentJ,'! returned: yesterday " aftenioon. J AH of them , were very well satisfied with the work of the ' Municipal League. The .citizens ot,; - r outh Hend treated the visitors roy4j" . ' ?l' ally and there was lmrdly an evening tlyLtT' that an entertainment f some sort was not given for them. Superin- -tendent Gormon and Seregant Krone " of the local jjolice .department .were .,- , very much 'interested in an enter taiument given in the headquarters - -of the South Hend fire department v . one evening. A smoker which did not start until nearly midnight was . the. first feature . of the evening. ; After the smoker the fire laddies re-: tired to their lied rooms. Shortly after this an alarm was turned in for the purpose of showing the speed of the fire fighters. In one minute and forty seconds, the men were out of bed, horses hitched up - , and had a stream of water flowing ' alxuit a half square front the head- . i;- i quarters. This fast feat made ai v number of the visitors open .their 7 ' ;.;' eyes aa they , were not accustomed j to seeing things done so quickly. "'."'.; 4- -t