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"Christmas Comes But Once A YearALet Us All Be Of Good Cheer"
4 T " WEATHER Snow flurries Sunday, . colder. ' ' r lie . Try a Want Ad in the PaUadi- nm today. TULOCD WKKKLT ESTABLISHED 1811. DAILY B8TABLI8HEOWI. RICHMOND DAILY PALLADIUM, SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 25, 1904. SINGLE COPY 2 CENTS. 1 r A i: j Y' (f EASTHAVEN'S 'APPROPRIATION ASKED FOR BY DR. SAMUEL E. SMITH MAY NOT BE GRANTED Estimated Receipts of 1905 Were $2,971,157-Other Figures Given. Dr. Samuel E. Smith, superinten dent of the Eastern Indiana Hospi tal for the Insane at Easthaven. in his annual report to the State ask ed that the suin of $30,000 be appro priated by the legislature for the maintainenee and improvement! of the hospital in the year 1905. Ow ing to. the financial condition of the State treasury, tii s doubtful if this amount will,, -tie appropriated. This condition has come about partly as a result of drawing on the general fund for the payment of the State debt and of the large specific appropriations of the last General Assembly. The condition is such that the members of the legislative committee, which is dealing with the requests for specific appropriations from all the State institutions, are already saying, that the State can not afford to enlarge the insane hos pitals and also to establish a new State farm and hospital for epilep tics, which are now in the insane hospitals or are poorly provided for in the jails and poor farms of the State. If all of the appropriations ( au thorized by the last General As sembly were to be drawn on to the full before October 31, 1905, it has been estimated that the State would either have to ask for advance pay ments from county treasurers or borrow to the extent of more than $350,000. In this estimate $120,000 has been counted in as the probable expense of the next General Assem bly, the appropriation for which will be one of the first acts of the session. The State institutions are asking of the legislative committee specific appropriations amounting to more than twa million dollars. It is seen that the -committee has a great deal of trimming to do to make ends meet, inasmuch as the estimated sum for specifics, over and above neces sary running expenses, is only about one million dollars for the next two years. In addition to the big specific ap propriations by the last General As sembly, given in the following table there is an appropriation of a little more than $100,000 for .the public account system in the State prison, little of which has been drawn on, but all of whicli could be drawn on: Some Big Appropriations of 1903. Central Insane Hospital . .$ G'2,000 Northern Insane Hospital 25,900 Eastern Insane Hospital . . 30,000 Southern Insane Hospital. School for Feeble Minded 21,400 Youth 31,395 School for the Blind School for the Deaf 47,400 250,900 Soldiers' and Sailors' Or phans' Home 44,445 Purdue University 14S,974 State University . . . .' 34,452 State Normal 50,000 State Prison 1S,700 Indiana Reformatory 15,570 152,200 152,200 150,000 Idustrial for Girls. fctate rnntin, wau St. Louis Expo. n V $1,110,336 The total valuation in 1904 of property for taxation in Indiana is $1,54S,SG1,729. The total . of the mortgage deductions is $40,591,727, leaving the net valuation on whieh taxes for 1905 will be collected of $1,503,270,002. Estimated Receipts of 1905 Are $2,971,157. In the following table is an esti mate of receipts to come into the State treasury in the calendar year of 1905, it being estimated that 95 per cent, of the 9 and 5 cent levies (Continued on Page Five.) GIVEN DAY'S REPRIEVE FOR CHRISTMAS DINNER New Orleans, La., December 23 Before rrmncr hpfiinrl nrisnn e 0 "v.i.u walls for terms raneiner from 10 to 50 years the ten convict- ed whiteeappers of Lincoln county, Miss., are to be allowed to eat one last Christmas din- ner with their families. Its was intended to send the pris- oners, snirtP of whpm aw amnn? the most nrominent. mm in the county, to the penitentiary yes- terday, but the jailer at Brook Haven, who has been a lifelong friend of the convicted men, asked the State, authorities to allow him to give a Christmas dinner to the whiteeappers and their friends. This afternoon he was notified that his request had been granted. The ten men will be taken to the peni- tentiary Monday. Their fam- ilies will also be numbered with the guests at this Christ- - mas dinner. ACTRESS WAILS IN HER CELL NAN PATTERSON SPENT REST LESS NIGHT IN TOMBS WHILE AWAITING HER' FATE She Gnaws Her Nails to the Quick Is Seized with Severe Attack of Nervousness. New York, December 24. Nan Patterson spent a rather restless night in her cell in the Tombs and is quite depressed in spirits today. She had counted upon spending Christmas with her family in Wash ington, but the failure of the jury to accmit her of the charge of hav ing murdered Caesar Young compels her to remain in prison here. After she arose, at 7:45 o'clock this morning, she was seized with a severe attack of nervousness. A phy sician was summoned, and after he had given her a sedative she be came restful. The physician also no ticed a slight rise in her tempera ture, but he said this was probably due to the excitement through which she passed 3Testerday and the day be fore. After her counsel had left her late yeterday afternoon Miss Pattierson paced her cell crying and moaning and waving her hands. She was inconsolable. Matron 'O'Brien, no- ticiner her condition, attempted Ito soothe her. "Nan, rest yourself. Take things easy," she said. Everything will come out all right." To this Miss Patterson replied: "I can't, I can't. I can not sleep and I can not shake off this terrible feeling of disappointment.' ' The restlessness, it was discover ed later was partially due to irrita tion of her finger tips. She had gnawed her nails down to the quick in her extreme nervousness while awaiting for the verdict. They are quite sore but the inflammation is subsiding. A pa'thetic Sncident occurred in her cell this morning. A few davs ago she had packed all her toilet ar tides in two small bundles ready for removal when the verdict of acquit tal was announced. lhis morning when she was about dressing herself she spied the bundles in a corner and broke into tears. Lawyer O'Reilly of Miss Patter son's counsel visited her this morning. He told her a new trial would soon be Granted and that her acquittal was assured The kind words ol 31 r. U'Keillv had a con soling effect upon her. Harry Hobbs, of Earlham College, has gone to his home in Bridgeport, to spend the vacation QtemP hSi css: Today is Christmas day. The greatsei holiday of the year and the hearts of every one are glad. EVen the poor of the city have been made happy this Christmas day. Yesterday as Santa Claus, delivered 150 boxes ing, to as many poor children throughout? the city. He drove up to the Palladium omce in his big express were "put aboard" and the remainder in making little boys and girls happy. Today the Salvation Army will distribute 500 baskets ot food to as many poor families and in each basket there will be enough Christmas fare to feed five people. Many of the the city will provide cheer for the AVUS il IIVCJV OHt5. X UC UiJJ MUllUlU children and about the stamp and general delivery windows were verita ble mobs. Thousands of packages were received at the postoflice and thousands were sent out of town to world. When the carriers started mail pouches were filled to overflowing and they fairly staggered under their burdens. Shopping throughout the city shortly after six o'clock last evening The majority of ihe "eleventh hour" shoppers were men who have put It has been the custom for several syndicate, was to be leased to a hold off purchasing Christmas gifts until the last minute. They swarmed in- months to give dances which were ing company, and that it had plans to the brilliantly lighted stores made hasty selections f the stock offered semi-public at the corner of South for important developments in the into the next store, muttering "I get the kidsT'and kicking inwardly been sold to the early worms several days ago. Delivery and express two amusement institutions have leased to the Cincinnati Northern wagons dashed about the streets, groaning under their loads of Christ- been great rivals. Last night the Traction company, recently incorpor mas gifts, until a late hour. four young men arested were either ated at Columbus with a capital At the confectionary stores and done. One florist said that he believed nearly every rose on the market had been sold. Tons of candy was disposed of and Monday December 26, the physicians and dentists will get for sale, then rushed madly out and their share of holiday business. Every train that pulled into the C. & L. and the G. R. & I., from the scores of passengers who will spend all over Richmond. Many will be the today and many the heart that will the face of a loved one who has not been seen for years and years. The brewing and before an officer could edo. At Findlay the Ohio cross outgoing trains last evening carried away to points far and near nearly reach the place three different calls State line can preceede directly to as many people as arrived, ihe hotels traveling fraternity as every "drummer" whose home was within a day 's ride left yesterday to spend Many people arrived on the mterurban cars yesterday but the trac- tion lines will do their biggest business today transporting people to and from nearby towns. Santa Claus reached Richmond ing to the fact that the snow has make his annual trip in an automobile. Lots of youngsters itossed sleep- lessly in their beds last night, haunted by the thought that they might get a glimpse of Saint Nick. Mr. Claus paid the Palladium office a call before departing for Centerville and he gave his word that not a boy or girl in town had laid eyes on him, several narrow escapes. Nearly every church in the city tonight and the seating capacities at all of the Sunday-Schools gifts will Christmas Day in the year of Our nals of Richmond as a day of great MANY MARRIAGE While everyone in Wayne county has been planning for a great .time Christmas day, Mr. Dan Cupid has not been idle. The following Christ mas gift marriage licenses have been granted at the county clerk rs office: Clem E. Harris and Laura Marie Tracy, Richmond. James Byron Kahle and Mary Vi ola Garvin, Cambridge City. Frank B. Strawnaker and Flossie Tallman Richmond. afternoon James Howes acting of good things, toys, foods and cloth wagon at ls :ou p. m. and the gilts ot the afternoon was spent by him other, charitable organizations of poor and, needy. . r WU45 tlUWUCH niMl iivuku auu friends and relatives all over the out on. their routes their" big leather was brisk -throughout the day but was when the grand rush began. wonder what the duce I had better because the best of everything had florists a land office business was city over the Pan Handle, the C, north-, south, east and west, carried today visiting relatives and friends family reunions that, will take place be made glad, simply by looking on were practically deserted oy tne Christmas with his family. , about one o'clock this morning. Ow- gone the old gentleman was obliged to though he admitted that there were has special services this morning and all of them will be taxed. At nearly be given to the students. Truly Lord, 1904, will go down in the an- thanksgiving. LIGENSES ISSUED Woodson Clayborn Weddle Bertha Campbell, Greensfork. and Georjre H. Lemon and Margaret Rankin, Fbuntain City. Otto Cox and Nora Olive MeCul lough, Hagerstowri. William E. Luker.and Emma M. Lamb. Frank J. Murray and Nora Hiu- man. Harry Roberson and Lillian Y.J Stout. John C. Yean and Lena Pickett. COMMITTED THEFT TO EAT IN JAIL CHRISTMAS Lacrosse, Wis., December 23. Hiram E. Tracey, an old man, who had planned to eat Christmas dinner with hi sons today took a novel method to carry out the plan. Arrange- ments had been made at the home of the father, but both sons got into trouble, and were seut to jail. Their terms of im- prisonment continue over the holidays, and their father was very lonesome. Then an inspir- ation came to him, and today screw from the St. Paul rail- road company. The theft was so ostentntious that he was promptly arrested, and when called to account made no deni- al of the act, explaining that he desired to be sent to jail where he could eat Christmas dinner with his gratified come out boys. His wish was and the three will , A tosrether. FREE FOR ALL FIGHT AT DANCE AND SOME OF THE PRINCIPAL WALTZERS ARE ARRESTED A VERY BID 111 lAUl rour of the Participants Are Locked Up as a Christmas Gift Out-of-Town Guests. A free-for-all fight at a dance last night caused four young fellows from the country to spend Christmas eve in the police station. The fel- lows arrested and locked up were Tell Eckman, Lester Parker, Sam Gibson and Dennis Gibson. Second and B streets. Dances are also given on the north side and the sent or went of their own accord to I the dance on the south side with the idea of breaking it up and "clean- ing' out" the people. They succeed- ed in breaking it up all right, but they were on the wrong track when it came to cleaning properties for shortly after the young men arnv- ed at the scene of the dance the po- lice were notified that trouble was came to police headquarters that a general fight was going on and that somebody would surely get hurt if J it was not stopped. Patrolman Mc- Xally had already started for the scene of the trouble and he was soon joined by Patrolman Edwards. The bad men soon disappeared after the appearance of the officers, but Pa- trolman McNally found the four who were locked up. They all claim- etj to be from the country. When searched at the police station it was very evident that they had been in a very bad mixup. Eckman had a knife cut in his arm about three inches lans and the others were bad- hy beaten up. The officers ordered the dance to cease at once. The man wno was running tne aance eiaimea last night that the men had been sent there from the north side to oreaK up tne aance as tne norm siders were very jealous ol tne soutn side dances. fifAnrs T.Tnvd tli man who was arrested on Friday niirht while in- toxicated and who disnlavd a larw horse pistol of very ancient pattern, was fined $1 and costs in police court vesterdav morning for carv j ing concealed weapons. Llo3'd I staid the hne. : I Miss Emma Rust is spending I Cnrismas in Indianapolis. RIG MERGER TRACTION LINES INDIANA AND OHIO ELECTRIC RAILWAYS PLANS FOR THROUGH SERVICE 0r,a Bl E1 System-Important Move in Electric Railway World. A move of importance to the elec- tric railway worltL and cspeciall to T , , . . . Indiana and Ohio, is said m Cleve- ' land to be in prospect. It is no less a project than to unite the in- terurban electric companies opcrat- iuir m eastern Indiana and wsfprn Ohio, so that from them will be formed a system of electric railways elosely connecting Indianapolis and It. Uayne in this State, and Cin cinnati, Columbus, Springfield, Clev eland and Toledo, in Ohio. The moving spirit in the under taking is said to be the Elkins-Wid- ener syndicate, of Philadelphia, largely interested in Indianapolis and Indiana and Cincinnati and Ohio electric lines. plans are so far along that the suc cess of the undertaking can no long er remain a subject of doubt. They call for through lines from all the cities reached, and will bring uuuureus cu, miies 01 eiecinc rau- ways under one management and in one system. Developments in Ohio. The details of the great system UiaAta, bewqrked outers, not, yet ' public, and no "olScIaTclnniHoh 0f the project has as vet been irir- en. But for the last six months there have been rumors amon men familiar with the Ohio and Indiana traction situation that the Cincin- j nati. Dayton & Toledo traction com- pany, promoted by the Mandelbaum extension and enlargement of the system. This system is now to be stock of $500,000. It will have chanre of the further development 0f the C, D. & T. operating between Cincinnati and Dayton. The Western Ohio intends extend- in its line from Lima to Findlav. which will give Ohio traction lines n operation through Hamilton, Day- ton. Piaua. Wanakoneta. Lima. Findlav. Fostoria and thence to To- Toledo over the Toledo, Bowling Green & Southern, or it can run to Fostoria from which point there has been much talk of a line to connect with the Lake Shore electric into Toledo. The construction of an Ohio -ross-Stat Hn U thus made easilv possible with only short fctretchea 0f new ine to be built, Indiana-Ohio Through Service, jt js understood that the Elkins- "Widener people are anxious to have a through service between all the aTtT(, cities of thp two States. Con- nw.fJnn with iht Ohin lino hv the Tndianarolis & Eastern is already TT,n1p flri(i nn: ....nti. attention has been called to the possibilities of CO-operation between the I. & E. aml Ohio traction lines. Through ,.;Cp between Indianapolis & Day- ton by coOIV?ration between the I. & r am1 iha Dayton & Western elec- t . t b introduced about 4v,a ne lnarv Several line tilV ill O W "-r - v j - - - projected eastward from northern . i Indiana cities would aiso give omer important connections wnn me v,mo I system. Representatives of the Indiana- Vhs & Eastern would not taiK or - tne reported merger. Phillip Robbins is home from De- troit Lmversity to visit during the holidays.