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.Daily .Palladia WEATHER Partly cloudy and clowly rising ' Try & Want Ad in thePalladi- ma today. O ,- " . temperature. A A A A A A. A. A A a. a. . . A A 3T?155LY ESTABLISHED 1881. DAILY ESTABLISH BO 1876. CRASH IN HALL STREET CAME WHEN LEAST EXPECTED ALL SEEMED SERENE AMALGAMATED COPPER The Crisis Over, But Vigorous -While, itf 'Lasted Henry Clews '& Co. ',, - ;f:, Make Report. & The banking house of Henry Clews & Co., of New York, makes the f ol- P lnroinnp rpnnrf np Wall cfr-PAf frir A i tions for the past week: New York, December 10. Like "a bolt from, the blue" the crash in Wall street came when least expect ed and when all seemed serene. The truth is, the market was ripe for a - break. ' For weeks and months stocks continued to rise without in terruption until speculation, over stimulated by increasingly favorable outside conditions, carried the mar-r ket up to the point of collapse. Seri Itiment everywhere was so overwhel- , . mingly bullish that weak spots were ignored and a situation created where only a shock of some sort was needed to force wholesale liquida tion. This shock came in the form of an attack upon Amalgamated Cop per, which promtly exposed the weakened condition of the whole market. Stocks, it wras then seen, had passed from strong into weak hands. The big men who bought free ly at the low prices of 1903 had dis iposed very largely of their holdings, and when the crash came there was little or no support from this quar ter. Liquidation of over-bought, ac counts became imperative, and prices were so high that no substantial buy ers could be found except at such ; .heavy declines as exhausted weak margins and frightened , timid hold ers out of their sense. The decline was, of course, accompanied by the usual supply - of unsettling rumors and intensified by the trading ele ment, who always push a movement in either direction to the utmost. One thing is clear; the final atmos phere has been much clarified .by this unwelcome squall. Values are now on a more substantial basis, and weak spots have been pretty thor oughly eliminated. A period of ir regularity may follow such a shock, but speculation is likely to be car : Aried on within safer and narrower 'limits, and the so-called "boom" ) has received a timely and much need- j ed ciiecK. Conservative bankers had for some time been apprehensive of lxcesses, and caution has been re peatedly urged in these advices, so the break caused no surprise to our readers. As for the future, that depends largely upon developments. At this writing the crisis appears to be about over. The trouble has been (Continued on last page.) CLOVER LEAF ROAD Probably 'Will Enter Indianapalis in '" J ;,. - Short Time., 5 V: Indianapolis, Ind., December 11. &y agreement made between the of ficials of the Indiananolis & North -western Traction Company and the Clover Leaf Railroad, the latter line probably will have an opening to Phis city. All arrangements by whih ithe two roads will transfer passengers to each other have been completed. The same situation at Frankfort will be used by both roads. General Manager Reynolds of the traction company has been at work on the deal for some time. Saturday ev ening he announced that in the fu ture his road .would handle business for the Toledo, St. Louis & Western : jHsflroad, and the latter in turn "would make such transfers ,.jtq the traction line as either .passenger, or p freight business required. " The ar rangement is expected ,to. be guij.nl pvnun m a iew uiv -. .A - . A Good Business Show. New "York, Dec. 12.- The First National Business Show, the only exhibition of the kind ever held in the United States, opened at Madi son Square ' Garden today. Every manufacturer of prominence of of- nce goods and time and labor sav ing devices in the United States and Canada, and a number from abroad is represented and the collection of articles in this line is the largest ev er gathered in one spot. Among the exhibit are electric machines ( type writers ' telegraph writing machines, boo machines and adding machines. To Welcome Zionists. Columbus, O., Dec. 12. Dr. D. Haas, the eminent Zionist .and na tional"' secretary of Zionists s arrived here today jand will be given a great demonstration in this city tonight by local Zionists. Pilgrimage Leaves Rome. x Rome, Dec. 12. The American pil grimage, headed by Bishop McDon nell of Brooklyn, which came here to attend the celebration of the fif tieth anniversary of the proclama tion of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin left for home today via the Holy Land. ADAMS AND TULL UNDER ARREST THEY ARE CHARGED WITH LARCENY AT EATON LIVELSBERGER MADE ARREST The Couple Has a History Adams Guilty of Petty .Thievery About Jfciere. Saturday afternoon Patrolman Liven sberger, of the local police de partment, placed Lee Adams and Ida May Tull, both of this city, un der arrest on the charge of larceny The town marshal of Eaton. Ohio, wanted the couple for robberiel said to have been done in that city. The Tull woman was returned to Eaton, but Adams will be held here to an swer to a charge of having stolen an overcoat in Fifteenth street some time ago. One week ago last Friday the couple went to Eaton, where they passed and Mr. and Mrs. Lee Adams. Adams secured a position in the Eat on Herald office and they went to board with a family by the name of Curry, who live in South Cherry street in Eaton. Mr. Curry alleges that while he and his wife were ab sent from their home on last Thurs day that Adams gave up his position at the Herald office and that he and thd woman packed up their grips and left town, presumably coming to Richmond. It is also charged that at the time of their departure that a number of waists, shirts and other articles of wearing apparel, some money, cigars etc., also disappear ed. Mr. Curry stated that the loss would amount to about $35. On Fri day Marshal McDonald and Mr. Curry came to Richmond to notify the local police and also try and lo cate the couple.. They were , unsuc cessful on Friday, but Officer Livens berger found the couple Saturday. Marshal McDonald took the woman back to. Eaton yesterday, where she will be prosecuted for the alleged jrobbery. Adams will- be tried' here for the . theft of an overcoat some few months ago. TWO JELLS Drilled on Land Adjoining "Friday" - - Well. Hagerstown, Ind., Dec 11. The Cambridge City Oil company has drilled two wells on land adjoining town. The first is now being pumped and it is believed from present yield that it will show a settled produc tion of fifteen barrels daily. The sec- pndiWell. showed no trace of oil when it 'was 1 finished. Or even after 300 quarts of nitroglycerirr was exploded. It is now saidJiowever, that the well RICHMOND DAILY PALLADIUM, MONDAY CLOSED TIGHT WAS RICHMOND AND MANY THIRSTS FORCED TO GO UNQUENCHED GAMES III CIGAR STORES Were Also Under the Ban Protest From a "Buck" Fiend Wave of Reform. Richmond was closed up as tight as a can of corn yesterday. The wave of reform which a few days ago was but a ripple, has assumed the size of a tidal wave and many thirsts' ' of the city when, they sought their favorite "speak easies" yesterday were shocked and surpris ed to see the back doors nailed up and the window blinds down. The good old water wagon did a land of fice business. Not only were the saloons closed tightly yesterday, but the many card games in the various cigar stores were also conspicious by their ab gence and the inevitable players who indulge in "buck" and other games for cigars, wandered about the city like lost souls and several were actu ally driven to spend a Sunday at home. One indignant "buck" fiend deliv ered himself of the following: '. think the police have taken a step in the wrong direction when they suppress innocent card. games that are played openly in cigar stores. know of several men who like to play cardsut whjii ;eoundtha they could not indulgein a little " cigar" game, sought out several of the many poker games which are run on- the quiet every Sunday and no doubt lost good sums of money or won from men who can not afford to lose any better than they themselves can. Which is better, to let men play innocent games in cigar stores, which are run openly, or to force them into hunting up poker joints and losing big sums of money?" A good many members of the sporting fraternitv Of Richmond were driven out of the city by the dry spell and the interurban cars to Cambridge City, Eaton and Cedar Springs had a lion's share of their patronage. The curfew law is also to be strictly enforced. RETURNS After Twenty-Eight Years Man Re turns to Catholicism. Cincinnati, December 11. In ac cordance with the wishes of his wife who died four weeks ago, J. A. no- man, 910 Morris s'treet, a musical critic, has gone into "retreat" with the Jesuit fathers preparatory to be ing received into full communion with the Catholic church, which he left twenty-eight years ago to wed Miss Margaret Callinan. At that time Homan was pastor of the Chnrch of the Atonement in West Third street. He fell in love with Miss Callinan and gave up his priest ly duties to wed her. -, " Although separated from the church all these years, my heart and belief in the &iith I had been taught remained true. I am still a Catholic in spirit," said Homan yesterday. Mrs. Homan died a devout Catho lic and their four children have been reared in the same faith. Homan, while reconciled to the church, will not have any pastoral duty,: but will continue his work as a critic and newspaper man.. Texas Stirred Over Divorce. . Dallas, Tex., Dec. 12. Many rep resentatives business men, preachers and lawyers of Texas will hold , a mass meeting here tonight to discuss the divorce question and suggest a remedy for, the .divorce laws of this State. The legislature will probably be memoralized on the question,, as this is the , second meeting of the kind which b;as , been1 ; bed within a month. Lit . A- MORNHfG, DECEMBER 12, 1904. PECULIAR SITUATION EXISTS . IN THE GILLESPIE TRIAL ' COURTS A DILEMMA Over Securing Enough Men to Act as Jurors Over Hundred Men Have; Been Disqualified. it'x. re . e Rising Sun, December 11. Again the weary grind of endeavoring to secure a jury to try James Gillespie on a charge of having assassinated his sister, Elizabeth, a year ago, be gan Saturday morning. It is ap parently a. hopeless task and the at torneys fori the State and prisoner are 'of .the 'pinion that it will be im possible to Secure twelve men to try the case, i? ; In Ohio county there are not over 400 men, whp are eligible to sit as jurors. . Of these 112 have already been in court' and have been found to be disqualified on account of the opinions ,they have formed of the merits of. the case from the former trial or from reading the newspa pers. . . Anotner nundred men were summoned Friday night and they ap peared in court Saturday morning. If these men are of the same opin ion as those who were examined Sat urday the y6urt will be in a dilemma So far ag is! known no precedent for such A case has been established. The iurorsCinust be selected from the county in which the case is being .tzied..', HHt?''l&mpossible to secure aft - unfci&t&d ; ffcry- J aiaes U Hiespie' may be compelled to stay in jail many weary years as the case is call ed from term to term and another effort made to secure a jury. If the defendant would take a change of venue the perplexing ques tion would be solved. He will not do that, however, and the. State can not do so. It has been learned that the rea son of the withdrawal of the trials of the others from that of Jim Gil lespie w-as because the bondsmen of Myron L. .Barbour told him that un less he refused to have his case con sidexed apart from that of Jim Gil lespie they would go into court and ask that the bond be canceled. In spite of this the others stick loyally by Gillespie, and, although not re quired to be present in court, are constantly there and evince the deep est interest in the fate of their rel ative. Only three men thus far examined have testified that they had not formed or expressed an opinon. Judge Cornet Saturday ruled that any one who had read the reports of the former trial in the newspapers, or had listened to the witnesses in the court room, and had formed an opinion therefrom was disqualified, unless able to swear that he would lay aside that opinion and render a fair and impartial verdict. This still further complicated the situa tion, as nine-tenths of the citizens of the county heard some part of the evidence or read the newspaper ac counts of the proceedings. If a jury is finally impaneled the rule of the court and the usual practice must be relaxed. JUDGE ABBOTT To Address the History Classes of Earlham. On next Thursday evening Judge Luther C.- Abbott will address the history classes of Earlham College on the subjeet, "The Old Bay State, Fifty Years Ago." Judge Abbott is very well posted - on this topic and his -talk will be a very interesting one.- - Wherever , he has given, this talk in the past he has always been received with much interest by his audience. Mrs. F. M. Green, of Eaton, O spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. dwin C. Green in South Eleventh street. . ; Independent Tobacco Men Meet. Philadelphia, Pa., - Dec. 12. The annual convention of the Independ ent Tobacco League of America opened in this city today in Horticul tural Hall and will continue for two days. All of the leading independ ent manufacturers of the United States are in attendance. Several important questions relating to the business also recent actions taken by the Tobacco Trust, will be discussed. Sale of Juanita Cotton Mills. Raleigh, N. C, Dec. 12i-The Juanita Cotton mills and all real and personal property connected with it will be sold here this afternoon. The order was made recently by Judge Long of the Wake Superior Court, in connection with the case of J. E. Latham & Co., in behalf of themsel ves and other creditors. Moore and Miller to Meet. Jersey City, N. J., Dec. 12. "Bil ly" Moore, the colored St. Louis light weight, who has been out of the padded equate for some months, will get back tonight. He is matched to fight "Dusty" Miller, the clever Long Island fighter in this city at 135 pounds. CLEVER GRAFT BY A "CON" MAN VICTIMIZED MBS. LOUISA BAI LEY TO EXTENT OF $3.50. BORROWS THE SUM OF HER On the Promise to Secure Her Son John a Good Job. Yesterday morning the police lear ned of a clever confidence game that was worked last Thursday on Mrs. Louisa A. Bailey, 1226 Ridge street, West Richmond, by some unknown con" man. The police yesterday afternoon got a clue to the fellow's whereabouts and it is expected that he will be in the toils shortly. Thursday morning the gold brick specialist heard that Mrs. Bailey's son, John Bailey, was out of a job and that his mother was extremely anxious for him to secure work. The stranger called on Mrs. Bailey and told her that he was in charge of the local Pennsylvania shops and would give her son a position at $3.50 per week. He added he would be oblig ed to discharge another boy to make place for young Bailey but he was perfectly willing to do so. He then asked Mrs. Bailey if she had $3.50 in change to lend him to pay off the boy who was to be dis charged. He added that he had a $20 bill . in his pocket and if she would make the loan he would take her son to a nearby grocery, have the bill chagned and send the boy back with the amount loaned. Mrs. Bai ley anxious to secure work for her son, readily produced the $3.50, then the unknown with John Bailey left the house and boarded a street car. At some point on East Main street the man and the boy got off the car and, telling the young fellow to wait (Continued on page four.) SHOW BUSINESS At Logaasport ; is Slowly . Petering j . Out. Manager J.; E. - Dowlin?. of Dow- ing's Opera House,: at Logansport. has threatened to put a padlock on the door of his theater on account of the lack of patronage. - "Iris" seems to have been the failing show as only sixty-eight people, including news paper passes and deadheads attend ed. ' Although a - number of mod shows, which have been in Logans port in the past few months have failed to do a large business. Iris did worse than any of them. The manager has been losing money all season on account of the poor pat ronage and now threatens to lock the bouse up and abandon the season. SINGLE COPY 2 CENTS. CHAD17ICK CASE ABOUT ENDED CARNEGIE NAME FOUND ON PAPER OF THE, FACE VALUE OF $13,750,000 Special - Grand . Jury Smninoned U Cleveland to Consider Dealings of Woman. . 1 Cleveland, O., December 11. The last vestige of the Chadwick bubble and its mythical millions was resolv ed into air today. Attorney A. A. Stearns, representing Herbert D. Newton, of Boston, made an authori tative statement that the securities found in the mysterious package left with Irl Reynolds by Mrs. Chad wick included paper of the face val ue of $12,500,000 bearing the signa ture "Andrew Carnegie," wiich is regarded as worthless. This is the key to the situation, for on the se curities supposed to be in this sealed package loans of an unknown amount certainly more than $1,- 000,000 were negotiated. The details of Mr. Seams' state ment to the securities are as follows: Package No. 1 contained a note made pajable to Cassie L. Chadwick dated May 20, 1902, for $5,000,000, and payable in fifteen months. It was, signed with the name of An drew Carnegie. , In package No. 1 was also a trust agreement, dated February 27, 1901, and signed Andrew Carnegie, purpot- ing to be a receipt for securities de livered to Andrew Carnearie by pVederick jft. Mason, deceased, uncle of Cassia. L.: Chad wick, the-value of .;-; the securities" being placed at $7,- 500,000, and to be productive of in come. These securities purported to be bonds of the United States Steel Corporation, the Caledinian Railway of Scotland and the Great Western Railway of England. Package No. 2 contained a dupli cate copy of the trust agreement. Package No. 3 contained a promis sory note for $1,800, signed by Emily and Daniel Pine and made payable to Cassie L. Chadwick, and a mort gage securing the same. Total Now $15,750,000. With this revelation it is found that the signature of Andrew Carne gie has apparently been forged on notes and other papers to the total amount of $13,750,000. The secur ities held by Reynolds, together with those that were held by the Citizens' National Bank of Oberlin, and have already been made public, aggregate this amount.. The Reynolds securities have been for the last three years the principal basis on which Mrs. Chadwick has conducted her financial system. And these same securities are the rock" which has wrecked the Oberlin bank and caused the ruin of hundreds of families artd losses to business men , almost without number. For it is the frankly expressed opinion of rep utable lawyers who have examined these pape'rs that they'are not worthy one cent. y ''. NEW IMAGERS For Athletic Branches of Wabash .. . College. y, Crawfordsville, Ind., December 1L The athletic committee of Wabash College has announced ,lhe following appointments: Charles j Frank, Avho was assistant manager- of the foot--ball team this season, will be mana ger next year, wilb C. M. Lontz as his assistant; A. W. Herdmann will manage the track team, with Law rence Sullivan as assistant; Frurip will assist David Walter, manager of the baseball, team. ; Plans are now on foot to give a minstrel show later in the winter,; .-',' ; . the proceeds' to go to the athletie" id j; fund. . T - - t The scheduld 'for next year Is be- . 1 f ing wpidly ?m5. nounced in a day Or so, A. game," ' ' '' the xactieoting given Oat0 ..V C 1