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WEEKLY STAMnFD 1831
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RICHMOND, INDIANA, TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY 2, 1906.
SINGLE CO.PI23 2bii'S.
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IT IS JUDGE CONVERSE
After the adjournment of police
court yesterday, Judge Freeman
turned the office over to Judge Wil
liam C. Converse. Mr. Converse was
officially declared judge at 12 o'clock
: Following the taking of the oath
A ease of small pox was repented
to the city health officer yesterday n
the family of Charles . Heinbaugh,
fiOO Sheridan street. The ' wife of
Mr. Heinbaugh is the one afflicted.
'Mrs. Heinbaugh has no idea how the
disease was contracted and the oirfy
supposition that the health officer
has is that Mr. Heinbaugh who is a
Waller G. Carpenter, Hale and Hear
ty, Celebrates Event.
Richmond's venerable resident,
Mr. Walter G. Carpenter, was ninety-five
years old yesterday. He was
born January 3, 1811.. Many con
gratulations were showered upon the
old gentleman. His aged compan
ion, Mrs. Carpenter, was ninety-four
vears old on December 27. This is
surely the most remarkable; couple
in the state.
No remonstrances having" been
filed or objections made to the ap
plication of John II. Kelt.v, Adam
Kemper, Harmon II. Englebert and
John Vosmeier, all of Richmond, the
County Commissioners today "rant
ed them license to sell intoxicating
liquors in less quantities than a
quart at a time.
Makes Report for the Year
Dr. C. S. Markley, coroner of
Wayne County, has had a very busy
year: lie held -IS inquests. There
POX ON SHERIDAN ST.
MRS. HEIMBAUQH AFFLICTED
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were three homicdes. George Keeverjof State, whose resignation Avas re
Joseph Lucy and Leonard Geisler. 'j quested by Governor Hanly last
Then there were thirteen suicide's Wednesday. Tomorrow was the day
-cnine males and four females. Acci-j set for Storms ?s final answer, but it
! dents numbered eight six males and is understood that he will refuse to
1 'two females. Deaths from natural resign, and the contest will be on.
causes were ill. Males 15, females j Prosecutor Benedict was in con-
killed by street railway
were no unclaimed bodies.
Last year there were ten suicides
and no homicides. Last vear the
4catn roads were responsible for
cigiiTdeaths and the street railway
NEW YEARS DAY
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New 'Year's Dav was opened bv
tlie weather man in an ideal manner.
The day was " bright and fair" and
it was ' necessary to ' think of the
watch partj'of thcnight before to
realize that it was New Years and
not Mav Dav that we were ee1A,(-
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All of the olis kej-
during the lay ant n;(
in the evening.
NORN IN YESTERDAY
Mr. Converse qualified by filing a
bond for -f.j'OO secured by George 11.
Eggeineyer ami Samuel W. Gaar, of
tin; Second National bank, and ap
proved by Mayor Zhr.menn n. Later
he. ju)ssed :ars aniou; those in po
conductor in the Pennsylvania yards,
may have become exposed teMt. Al
though he has shown no symptoms as
yet, he is being closely watched by
the city physician.
There have been very few expo
sures to the ease and there is but lit
tlo fear in the midst of the health
ollicers that the disease will spread.
One of the prettiest of Mrs.
Kolp's dancing parties was given
last night to the members of her Sat
urday afternoon class. It was in
the form of a German and about
twenty of the children took part.
The favors given were of the .pret
tiest. At nine o'clock programs were giv
en out to the older people and the
usual crowd of nine o'clock dancers
were present. ' .
There is some improvement noticed
in the condition of Mr. Adam II.
Bartel. His many friends hope that
this condition will continue.
Harry U. Wood is able to walk
about the house and is very much
Dr. W. W. Zimmerman is out again
after his late illness.
Against Daniel E. Storms YTill Like
Indianapolis. Tnd., January 1.
i It is understood that County. Prose
cutor Benedict has been asked by
Governor IIan.lv to begin civil pros
ecutions, in the Marion count v courts
against Daniel E. Storms, Secretary
sulfation' with Governor Ilanlv this
j morning, at the Governor's ofliee at
the State House, but nothing was of
ficially given out as to the result of
the consultation. It is known, howev-
er, that this request was made of
'the prosecutor, and it is expected
rooms were appropriately decorated
for the occasion and served an ele
gant lunch to members.
Owing to the elegant .weather nu
merous rigs were in evidence and the
livery men report that nearly all of
their ri.rs were rented.
1$ Numerous New Year parties wore
iven throughout the city and the
V7. S. Ratliff's Annual Report to tlie
Department of Agriculture.
Mr. Rati iff has just completed Ms
annual report to the Tinted States
Department of Agriculture at Wash
ington, T). C. lie h;:s h:.'ii c-nti r.:cd
a- a n e-iber of ti e I::!and Divi.-ion
of the Biological Survey; spevial
agent, in Phenologlcal work in the
Bureau of Plant Industry; special
agent in the Division of Pomology
ami his duties enlarged in the Bu
reau of Entomology.
Gave Annual Dinner at Westcott
Last Night. '; . -
The "Old Sleuths," an organiza
tion of several young men of the city
gave their annual, dinner at the
Westcott last night. The clnb has
been organized for three years and it
is the custom to give dinners at the
Hotel on New- Years night. Those
present were: Ed Wilson, Ray
Meudenhall, Howard Kamp, Dean
Jaques, Will Keller, Dudley Cates,
Merle Genu, O. Decker, Chas. Kauf
man, John Smithmeyer, Fred From
me, Clarence Wonell, Ray Newman,
Clifton Williams, Clamor Bartel,
Carl Pierson, Gath Freeman, Roy
Indianapolis City Government Has
Changed Hands. -
Indianapolis, January 1. XTnder
the provisions of the new cities and
towns law, the city government pass
ed from John W. Holtzman to
Charles A. Bookwalter at noon to
day. This change of mayo re Avas
made in accordance with the election
held on November 7, 1005, and May
or Bookwalter is once more at the
head of the administration after an
absence of two years, to remain
there for a term of four years, the
period having been extended by the
last General Assembly.
Today's proceedings were just the
reverse of what they were a little
more than two years ago, when May
or Bookwalter' surrendered the reins
of 'government to John W. Holtzman.
There was verv little formality in the
ceremony. Mayor Bookwalter took
the oath of office several Aveeks ago
in the Police Court, on his birthday,
and for that reason he had only to
accept the responsibilities in an offi
cial way from the man who laid them
Mr. Philip Birck Buys Weyant Har
It has just been made known that
Mr. Philip Birck of South Fifth
street, has purchased the business of
ih? Weyant Harness Co., ' formerly
the Wiggins Co., on West Main
street. Mr. Birck will take posses
sion at once. He has had experience
and will hustle the business. Mr.
Birck and family hav? only been res
idents of tliis. city for a short time,
but have made many warm friends
during their brief residence.
The Gonznea Club held its legular
New Yar celebration yesterday at
the club rooms. Ten candidates for
membership were .initiated- A light
luncheon was served after the initiation.
In Their Respective Townships and
To the Republican Y-tirs of Wayne
County, IiuL :
Pursuant to the call of the Repub
lican. Stale Committee, the Republi
cans of Wayne County, Indiana, will
meet in their respective Townships
and. Wards on Friday, January 12th,
1006, as follows:
All outside, of the City of Rich
mond will hold their meetings at 230
uuaHd ithe.City of Richmond
in the several
ti all standard
HJUm tvwvirbf - one Precinct
Committeeman for each voting pre
cinct throughout the county, and al
so for the election of members of the
Wayne County Republican Central
Committee, as follows; 9
Abington township, one member;
Boston township, one member; Cen
ter township, one member; Clay
township, one member; Dalton town
ship, one member; Franklin lown-
,n,, u,,, ,Cx,i,,, iwuii..,.,
one member; Harrison township, one
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members; Jefferson township, one
member; New Garden township, one
member; Perry township, one mem
ber; Washington township, one mem-
her; "Webster township, one member;
Wayne township, one member from
each of the seven wards of the City
of Richmond and one additional
member for the Township outside
the City of Richmond.
2. The election of delegates and
alternate delegates to tlie District
Convention to be held at Shelbyville,
on Tuesday, January KHh., IDOO, for
the election of a member of the Re
publican State Central Committee
from; the Sixth Congressional Dis
trict as follows :
J-lf'Hp, toll ,V1 liOlUJJ MJIU uvivui
tiViil one. alternate ;; Bostpn.township
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uue uyiegaiv ami one aatnime; v ,eu-
ter township two delegates and two
alternates; Clay 'township one dele
.Sate and one alternate; Dalton town
ship one delegate and one alternate;
Franklin township one delegate and
one alternate; Green township, one
delegate and one alternate; Harrison
township one delegate and one alter
nate; Jackson township three dele
gates and three alternates; Jefferson
township two delegates and two al-
Henry H. Englebert, Matt Yon
Pein and Harvey J. Brown have been
notified bv City Attorney Gardner
to qualify as councilmen-at-large,
within the next ten days. Mr. Engel
bert will resign as a representative
of the-, Third ward and his successor
Two men were injured by the
rbreaking of a cable of an elevator at
the Wayne Works yesterday after
noon. The men were removing bales
of excelsior from the basement to
the upper floor and juSj-v the eleva
tor reached the first floor the acci
The elevator dropped carrying
with it the entire gearing at the top
Eighteen' Crg Derailed and Thrown
A small f;"-'iuht wreck occured lasf,
niiih.t about eight oYloek two miles
this side of Summitviile, on th
NARROWLY ESCAPED DEATH
ON WAYNE WORKS ELEVATOR
I0AY, JANUARY 12
v Garden township one
one alternate; Perry
delegate and one altei
Gi'on township one del-
ue legale and
egate and o:-e alternate; W-!).ter
townsliip one delegate and one alter
nate ; Wayne township, outside of
the City of Richmond, two delegates
and two alternates. The several
wards in the city of Richmond as
follows: First ward, two delegates
and two alternates; second ward, two
delegates and two alternates; third
ward, two delegates and two alter
nates; fourth ward, three delegates
and three alternates; fifth ward,
four delegates and four alternates;
sixth ward, two delegates and two
alternates; seventh Avard, two dele
gates and two alternates.
The meeting for Wayne township,
outside of the City of Richmond, for
the transaction of the above mention
ed business, .shall be held at . the
court hous in the City of Richmond,
and in nil the other townships at
such places as may be designated by
the Township Chairman in their res
pective townships. The. several
meeting places in the different wards
f)f the citv of Richmond will be indi-
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pers, as meeting places have not yet
been secured in all the wards.
At each of , said township
shall be transacted "other than that
set forth above.
The members of the Republican
County Central Committee, elected as
above specified, shall meet on Satur
day, January 13th, 1000, at 10:30 a.
m. at the courthouse in the City of
Richmond for the -purpose' organi
zation by the election of a chairman
vice-chairman, secretary and treasur
" It js urgently requested that the
Republicans of the county attend
these township and ward meetings
and assist in the organization of the
lifirtv. Tt u nlsn imnnrl.nif ilmf l!ip
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"JU names and Host office ar dresses
; -1 ' 0iDntoA -rt;Af
teemen? member8 of fhe County Cen-
tral Committee, and delegates and al
ternates to the district convention
be forwarded to fhe county chairman
as soon as elected. If on Rural
Route please give number..
Dated this 2d dav of January,
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A. M. GARDNER,- Chairman.
WM. C. CONVERSE, Secretary.
will be named at the next meeting of
council, January 15.
Council will be composed of 17
members until May 1, when the ma--jority
of the present body will re
tire. Thereafter there Avill be but
ten members, one from each .of 'the
seven wards, and three at large.
' of f.l;e building. The men had enough
! presence of mind to jump or they
I would have had 5 no chance for their
Both t!ie men, however, received
serious injuries. They have
only b?en in the employ of the
Wayne Works a 'short time and are
strangers in the city their names
could not be learned. .
Pennsylvania. Eighteen cars were
derailed and throAvn over a twenty
foot emliankmen't into a ditch. Tho
contents of most of the cars was so
badly damaged that it will be a total
los-s. : The accident was due to the
breakinir of an esle while the train
was running about twenty miles an
hour. No on? was injured. All
trains to and from Cincinnati are
running via Bayton until the wn
age can be cleared away. ' , . '
Reported He nas Resigned Presi
dency of Eig Insurance
New York, January 1. It was
made known last niiihi on excellent
authority, that John A. McCalL re
signed on Saturday the presidency
of the New York Lifo Insurance Co.,
says the Times today, and that his
resignation was reluctantly accepted
by the trustees of the company. Offi
cial announcement of the resignation
has been planned by the trustees, to
be made tomorrow, when the annual
statement of the company also be
comes public property.
Birth and death figures for (he
year 1003 indicate that Richmond
has made a substantial gain in xpu
lation. ', Following are the figures for
the year: ' '
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"William E. Jones, Centerville, and
Mattie E. Blue, Centerville.
Louis W. Trouse, Richmond, and
Stella N. Gibbs, Richmond. -
Circuit Court Probate.
Thomas Maher, administrator of
the estate of Ann Maher, reported
sale of real estate; approved.
Rufus Williams, guurdian of Jen
nie Williams, and Lester Williams,
minor heirs of Thomas Oler, rejort
in final settlement ns lo Jennie Wil
liams and partial settlement as to
Lester Williams; balance $420.25.
Patrick II. Dillon unpointed ad
ministrator in the estate of Mary
Schneider; bond $500. Approved.
John Austerman ap.pointed guar
dian of the heirs of John V. Schnei
der. NOW PRESIDENT.
Col. C. E. Wiley is now president
of the Board of County Commission!
ers, by rule of succession. Mr.
Dynes has been president two years.
Elwood Clark is a member of the
board. He is also a candidate for
No Vaudeville at This .House Tl
Owing to the fact - that Maria
Swisher has boohed other attractio
that would interfere,; the Gennet
will be dark as far as 'vaudeville i?
concerned, this week. Otis
will appear tonight, the second num
ber of the lecture course on Wednes
day, "Checkers" on Friday iiighj.
and' "Th? Maid and the Mummy,"
Saturday matinee and night. All of
these are metrojv)lifan successes and
should draw crowded houses.
Lewis W. Trouse and Stella Nor
l is Gibbs' Avere married last, nihf a
i'lji ttfiioe r,f .Tmlrvn U..O 1,.V,
the parties are well known Richmond-' i if '
people and the - announcement of. J
ineir reming aviii come as rather a -surprise
to their friends. Only a' few,
"Hi'es and intimate friends weres r
tt at the ceremony. . T
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