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. WEATHER Fair in the south, snow in the north portion. Try a Want Ad in the Palladi- urn today. QO.0 WEEKLY ESTABLISHED 1881. DAILY WRTABLISHEO I7. RICHMOND DAILY PALLADIUM, SATURDAY MORNING, DECEMB ER 17. 1904. SINGLE COPY 2 CENTS. The .Daily A NEW TRIAL IS DENIED HALEY GIPE WILL GO TO THE PENITENTIARY DECISION CAUSES SURPRISE Judge Morris Surprised the Crowd by Making the Decision Yes terday. (Special to the Palladium.) Newcastle, Ind., December 16. Contrary to all expectations, Judge Morris, today overruled the motion for a new trial for Haley Gipe. The ndge had stated that his decision would be pi ven on Saturday and consequently a very small crowd was in the court room when the decision was made. In overruling the deci sion Judge Morris said that a con viction on the charge of inviluntary manslaughter did not jtfve him suffi cient power to order a new trial. The general opinion is that if Gipe is given a new trial he will be hung. He is convicted on the charge of murdering Mollie and Buelah Star buck on 'the night of July 9, 1904. Gipe was in the court room when Judge Morris rendered his decision. He did not display much uneasiness. A smile was on his face from the time he was brought into the court room until he was removed. How ever, he slightly paled when he was informed that he could, not have a new trial. His attorney, W. A. Brown, stated today that lie would appeal to the Supreme Court, at once and is now working on his twelve . i i n t t i i j l. a Gipe will be taken to the prison at Jeffersonville on next Monday by Sheriff Christopher. REVIVAL SERVICES Are Being Held by United Brethren Church. Considerable interest is still man ifested in the revival being held in the United Brethren church. To night the services will be conducted by the Presiding Elder M. F. Daw son. This afternoon the quarterly conference will be held at 2 o'clock. Mr. Dawson will also speak tomorrow morning at 10:30 o'clock. The reg ular pastor, the Rev. M. Hobson, will conduct the services Sunday night and Sunday school will be held at 9:30 Sunday morning. The services are held in West Main street, be tween first and second stroets. The general public is invited to attend all the services. AUCTIONEER FINED Robert Elliott Pays for Operating a Lottery. Contrary to expectations, Robert Elliott, an auctioneer for the J. L. Sievert Jewelry Company, pleaded guilty to the charge of conducting a lottery and was fined $10 and costs in Squire Abbott's court yesterday morning. The case was to have been given a hearing in the justice court yesterday morning but an arrange ment was made with the prosecutor and the plea of guilty was entered and the line made. THE SPEEDWAY In North A Street Sprinkled Last Exening. Today probably will see all of the fast ice horses in the city out on the Broadway speedway. Last evening Street Commissioner Genn had A street from Fifteenth to Tenth streets sprinkled thoroughly so that in the night it froze. This will make a solid bed for the next snow and anyone with fast horses will have no trouble whatever in finding a place for them to run. GOULDMERGER UP AGAIN. New York, Dec. 17. It is expect ed that within the next few days mme public announcement will be made concerning the control of the Gould railroads. Discussion regarding ,this system of roads has stirred Wall street for some time and the report that some statement would be made about the third week in December gains credence. According to these same reports the stocks of all the Gould railroads are to be turned over by the family and by the Rockefel lers in proportion to the amount of their separate holdings up to the vol ume needed to make the control by Missouri Pacific unquestionable. Bonds are to be issued in exchange for these .stocks, thus making it pos sible to control the entire system with .$51,000,000 stock. The new bonds, it is understood, will be is sued from time to time as the public can be induced to purchase them. Admiral Davis in France. Paris, Dec. 17. Rear Admiral Charles H. Davis, detailed by Presi dent Roosevelt to represent the Unit ed States on the International Com mission to inqure into the firing on British ships, arrived here today. He was met by Lieut-Commander Roy C. Smith, the United States naval at tache here, who has been instructed to render Admiral Davis any possi ble assistance in connection with his mission. Admiral Davis was accom panied by Lieut. W. F. Bricker, his flag-lieutenant, who will serve as his secretary. IDA MAY TOLL ATTEMPTS SUICIDE P DESPONDENT AND OVER SICKNESS TROUBLE TOOK A DOSE OF "MORPHINE Arrested Last Week With a Man Named Lee Adams Is Now Out of Danger. Ida May Tull attempted to end her life last evening by taking mor phine. She was discovered by the members of her family and a physi cian was notified and at a late hour last night she was reported to be out of danger. Miss Tull has been very despondent for some time. About a week asro she was arrested with a man bv the name of Lee Adams on the charge of larceny supposed to have been committed at Eaton. She was taken brick to Eaton for trial, but the judire of the court there let her go on account of the condition of her health. She had hemorrhages of the lungs all the time she was con fined in the jail. After her release she was brought to Richmond by her parents and taken to her home in North Nineteenth street. Miss Tull did not improve very fast and the condition of her health coupled with the fact that she had been in very serious trouble, made her very de spondent. The man Adams, with whom she was arrested, is now con fined in the county jail waiting trans fer to Michigan City. lie has been the cause of Miss Tull's arrest prev ious to the case last week and she claimed that he had some sort of an influence over her. Takes a Franchise in Michigan Polo League. s A new polo league has been organ ized in which Muncie people are in terested and includes a number of Michigan cities. The league includes teams at Port Huron Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids and Detroit, and two other towns will soon be added. Henry Roller, of Muncie, has gone to Port Huron, where he will take the management of that team. He was accompanied by Clifford Fletch er, of Muncie, who will act as coach of the Port Huron team. MUNCE MAN SMALL RIOT IN NORTH END WILLIAM RYLE STARTS TROU BLE IN HAZZARD'S SALOON AND IS BADLY BEATEN UP By the Bartender, Alonzo Grice Both Arrested for Assault and Battery. Excitement reigned supreme in the north end about noon yesterday. The chief disturbance was caused at the saloon of Richard Ilazzard at the corner of Fourteenth and North F streets. William Ryle, a colored man, at tempted to do the Carrie Nation act on the saloon and the bartender, Al onzo Grice, would not stand for it, Both of the men are now under ar rest on the charge of assault and bat tery. It is claimed that Ryle came up town yesterday morning and be came beastly drunk. He then wan dered to familiar haunts in the North Side, trying to create a disturbance. He entered the Ilazzard saloon in a verv drunken condition and ordered j Grice to give him a drink. This Grice refused to do and Ryle became in sulting. Grice ejected him from the building, after some trouble in which both of the men were severely beaten up. Reaching the outside, Ryle pro cured a large stone, which he threw through the large plate glass door. By this time a large crowd had col lected s and I. by- the v. time Ja&oljnian McManus arrived things looked as though a riot was going on. The pa trolman placed both men under ar rest. Grice was later released on bond. Ryle was considerably beaten up. He could not see out of one eye and the other was over half closed. Three or four stitches were required to sew up various cuts in his head. The police secured a bloody knife, which will be used as evidence in the case. Many witnesses have been summoned to appear in police court this morning and it is likely that a large crowd will be present at the trial. After the trouble had quieted down the mother of Ryle requested Patrolman McManus to dynamite the saloon. The patrolman had to re fuse her as he is not in the habit of carrying dynamite in his pocket.' NEW OFFICERS Were Elected by the Local Carpen ters' Union. On January 3 the members of the Carpenters' Union, No. 912 will give a smoker in the union hall, which will be followed by the installation of the following officers, who were recently elected for H. term of six months: . President-S. J. Ellis. , Vice president Del Miley. Recording secretary 0. A Financial secretary John man. Treasurer Jefferson Cox. Conductor Grant Gilbert. Warden Albert Muff. Trustee M. Meyerhofer. Auditor Henry C. Hunt. Long. F. Tu- Mrs. Thomas Isler returned to Logansport after visiting local relatives. PALLADIUM SANTA CLAUS FUND Following the advice of several prominent people the Palladium will start a fund for making the poor children of the city happy oh Christmas day. The list of generous donors will be published each day, and when the list is completed the money will be placed in the hands of a committee of Five Prominent Ladies, who will use it to the best advantage in providing suitable Christmas presents for poor children. Who will be the first donor? Bring or send money to the Palladium. SANTA GLAUS - FUND GROWS MOST LIBERALLY TO THE PALLADIUM'S CALL Letters Ebullient With Kind Expres sions Sent to This Office Since the Opening. Ihe money for the Palladium s Christmas fund to purchase gifts for the city s poor children is growing lanrer and larger and by Monday the sum of $50 is expected to be rais ed. Ihe majority ot the contributions have been sent in by men and women this city tonight. Dougherty has re and the Palladium hopes that the cently shown a new lease in his older people will continue to contrib- fighting and is backed to whip the ute but it is the children who can at- ioru to give mue sums to ineir less fortunate play mates who have failed to respond to the call. These little folks will all have their stockings well filled on Christmas day and all I the gooa tnings to eat mat inuuigent parents can furnish them, but in the same school room in which they sit are many little boys and girls who will not receive one single present unless they aid Santa Clans in a substantial way so that gifts can be purchased for him to distribute. You are going to have a "Jim Dandy" Christmas, sacrifice a little of the money you have to spend for your own pleasure and give it to the Pal ladium ,fund,-4 " Contributions Made. . The ; following -. contributions have heen .. d ihk' I Palladium -v.-w.. . "-v- , popular subscription iunu to pur- chase presents tor the poor children of this city: The Palladium $5.00 Friend of poor 5.00 Mrs. Madison Swadener 1-00 V V 7 1 00 V , X. m t-J m v Little Friend 05 Mrs. J. M. Westcott 5.00 II. C 1.00 Mr. P : 1.00 A Friend 1.00 Mary Johnson 10 Robert Johnson 10 B. B. Mvrick 1.00 C. E. Shiveley 1.00 Mrs. II. II. Swift Cash Mrs. J. II. Shofer Sympathizer Friend A. B Office and platform force of the P., C, C & St. Ii 1.00 .50 1.00 .50 1.00 .50 HOITY TOITY" I Pleases a Fair Audience at the Gen nett Theater. A well filled house greeted "Hoity list nio-ht The piece is one that was made fa mous by those two dialect comedians, Weber and Fields at their New lork theater and was afterward taken on n.. j t 1 ji ojo.hrn- brand of eirars made, pipes or 1 1 liiitu uv i 1 1 1 1 1 1 nun iin dii-oiai noct in Tito-tr in a faxu rf tVl laro cities. Last nirht's production show- ed a number of changes from the or lLinal show, but while they were chancres, they did not detract in a very great measure from the excel lence of the original. The support given the comedians was very good. WORLD'S FAIR IN NEW YORK. New York, Dec. 17. A "Minia ture World's Fair," opened at Madi son Square Garden this city today and will continue for twv weeks. The indications are that thousands of people from nearby states who did not have an opportunity to go to St. Louis will visit the exhibition. The fair includes the principal gold-medal attractions from the French. Italian, German, Japanese, Austrian and oth er foreign exhibits shown at the Lou isiana Purchase Exposition. Among the features are the Visayan Village, including the original Filipino orches tra of seventeen men. which is repro duced by special permission from the civil government of the Philippines. The Arizona snake-dancing Indians, the Eskimo Village1, the Moki In dians, Morocco dancing girls and va rious athletic contests. There is also a duplication of the famous "Pike" the entire basement of the Garden be in? civen over to this purpose, Dougherty to Mix With Murphy. Philadelphia, Pa., Dec. 17. Tom my Murphy, the New York feather weight, will meet Danny Dougherty the ex-bantamweight champion, be- fore the National Athletic Club of Xew Yorker. Murphy will meet Jim- mv Walsh before a Massachusetts ciUD next month and after that says that he is ready to meet the first in search of a match at!20 pouncls. ONE OF THE VERY FINEST IS THE NEW CIGAR STORE OF MEITZLER BROS. nnrn Tn.Tiir mini in rnniv yrtll I U I IIL" T UDLlU I UUA I At the Old Charles H. Smith Stand in Main Street In Hands of Experienced People. Richmond has many cigar stores, but none to equal or even compare with the one which will open this morning amid a blaze of glory at 712 Main street. The store has been fitted throughout with furnishings of the latest pattern and the most up- to-date designs in cases, racks, chairs, davenports, cosy corners, etc The whole surroundings have a met ropolitan air. Fine mirrcrs, ex ouisite show cases, electric cigar lighters and, in fact, everything that goes to make a complete up-to-date cigar store. In 1he rear of the store has been fitted up one of the swell- est billiard rooms imaginable. In this "swell" department many a pleasant hour can be whiled away Persons who are posted in such things say it is one ot the hnest ana most expensive in 'the State. The new store and its hne lurnishings is only a fancy in comparison to the fin( ed by the firm. They have everything imaginable to temp the taste of the smoker almost ev 1 . ' every kind and description, smokers a.' Besides these fancy candies will be kept in stock. There is also a shoe-shining parlor in connection where lioosier dust or Buckeye dust will be brushed off for a nominal sum. The store is conducted by Meitzled (Continued on page four.) WHAT THEY SAY 1A Letter Received by the Palladium Yesterday. The following letter accompanied the $5.25 mentioned elsewhere: Richmond, December lGth. Palladium Herewith we hand you t5."25 as a donation to the Christmas fund, from the office and platform force at the P., C, C. & St. L. freiaht house. lours, "FOR THE BABIES." TWO MEN WERE KILLED BY A BIG FOUR TRAIN NEAR MAXWELL LAST EVENING DID NOT HEED WARNING And Were Ground to Pieces Be neath the Wheels of a Freight Train. (Special to the Palladium.) Newcastle, Ind., December 10. Two section men were instantly kill ed about twenty miles east of here this evening at t o'clock. One of the men was Albert Campbell, of Mohawk, but the name of the other man lias not been lenrne.l It ia bought that he lived at Mohawk. also. The men wcrA on n liin.ii- near Maxwell and were goin to Maxwell when they were struck by an east-bound Ireight train. The engineer saw the men and blew lis whistle, thinking thev would get otf the track. Thev did not nav anv . i j attention to the signal and it was oo late for the train to be stopped, ioth of the bodies were horribly mutilated. The men were emidoved y the Big Four railroad as section hands and they had been working with a gang of men near Maxwell. It s thought that thev may have been Irinking. HULS' CONDITION He is Improving Slowly Funeral of DeWitt. Irvin D. Huls, the conductor, who was painfully injured in the collapse of the b rid ire over nrtindl creek, near East Germantown, last Wednesday, is recoverincr better than was expected. Local relatives re ceived word last evening that on close examination his injuries were found to be slighter than at first thought. He is still at the home of Mrs. John Binkley, near Germantown. His wife is with him constantly. The funeral of Charles DeWitt, the conductor, who was acting as brakeman on the ill-fated train, was held in Indianapolis yesterday from the home of the widow and child in East Washincrton street. The burial occurred at Crown Hill ceineterv. FOUR PERSONS Joined the First Christian Church Last Evening. At last evening's services of the revival being conducted by the Rev. Kuhn at the Christian church, four people united with the church. There will be morning and evening services tomorrow. Mr. Kuhn is speaking to large crowds every night and the capacity of the church is often tested. Several large parties from out of the city have attended the services during the past week. IN THEEAST Bannon and Pierce Will Remain this Season. Indianapolis, Ind., December 16. In the reports sent o.it by the West ern Polo League regarding the put ting in of a team at IndianajM.lis the names of Bannon and Pierce, form er members of the Indianapolis club, have always been included. Today the News telegraphed to the part ing editor of the Pawtucket (R. I.) Times, asking him if either Bannon or Pierce were coming West to play polo. His answer was: "Both play ing in Massachusetts. Nothing do ing in the West line." Either the Western League is bluffing about the two players join ing their organization of the players have misled the Pawtucket sporting writer as to their intentions.