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Fifteen Killed and Over Fifty Injured In
Wreck of a Footbal Train Near
Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 31.-Fif
teen persons were killed and over
50 injured, some fatally, this miorn
ing by a collision between a special
passenger train onl the Big Four
railroad and a freight engine draw
ing coal cars. The accident hap
pened in the edge of the city. The
passenger train of 12 coaches was
carrying 954 persons, nearly all of
whom were students of Purdue uni
versity and their friends, from La
Fayette to Indianapolis for the an
nual football game between the
Purdue team and the Indiana uni
versity squad for the State cham
pionship which was to have been
fought this afternoon.
In the first coach back of the en
gine were the Purdue football team,
substitute player- and managers.
Three players, the assistant coach,
trainer and seven substitute players
of the university team were killed
and every one of the 53 other per
sons in the car were either fatally or
seriously hurt.
Whil,: the work of rescue was
going on there arrived in the city
over goo cheering followers of the
red and white of Indiana university
at Bloomington.
As the happy and excited stu
dents poured from the train news
of the tragedy to the black and
gold of Purdue was received. In
stantly all was sadness and sym
pathy. The throng melted into
sorrowing groups that separated to
search morgue and hospital for
friends, or took cars for the scene
of the wreck to lend any possible
Surgeons are still working over
the injured, and it is believed the
death list will be swelled to 20.
The Mayor Arrested the Manager and
Treasurer and Employes-All
About a License.
Greenwood, October 31.-At one
time last night it looked as if the
great Barnum & Bailey show would
have to miss its engagement in Co
lunibia, for the reason that the
county jail was filled with about
twenty of its employees, including
the general manager and treasurer.
The story of how this caie about
and the why of it is all intercsting.
The circus management had 0ob
tained tihe use of a piece of groun d
within the city limits before coin
ing here, but just before airrivinig
it was ascertained that they could
get a lot from D)r. R. B. Epting just
beyond tile city limits. They did
this and thought no dloubt that the
matter of a city license was easily
disposed of. HIowever when Gen
eral Manager Andrews camne to ar
range about tile license for the p)a
rade the trouble began. Mayor
Park told the general manager that
the scale of licenses was from a
mhinimumn of fifty dlollars to a maxi
mum of two hundred dollars, but
as the showv was not to take place
within t be city limits and the license
for the parade was the only thiing
lie would leave the matter to Mr.
Andrews's fairness, after having
statedl the anmonuxt fixed by ordi
nance. Mr. Andrews then offered
twenty- five dollars. This Ma ~yor
Park refused to consider, as the
amount was only half of thle mini
mum. Mr. Andrews at that time
refused to give more and with the
idea that both sides, the town and
the circus, were to look after their
own interests, he left. Before leav
ing lie offered the mayor sonic tick
ets, which lie dleclined. Having
intimated to Mr. Andrews that lie
was going to have the vendors
of tickets, baloons, etc., arrested for
not having a license Mayor Park at
onice instructed the police to begin
arresting the vendors of r sort.m
o One Re
sell us either in Newk
about, and we want y
stock of goods that w
We intend to do our c
Six Bargain Days a w
See. Our I
We have Shoes for everybody.
Our Shoes cannot be excelled by
any firm in the city. Ideal Shoes
for Ladies. Ideal Shoes for Men.
Ideal Shoes for Boys and Girls.
650 pre. Ladies' Shoes for $1.00,
not a pair in the lot worth less
than $1.25.
600 pro. Ladies' Dress Shoes,
lace or button worth $1.75, our
price $1.25.
57, prs. Ladies' Dress Shoes,
lace or button worth $2.00, our
price $1.50.
500 pro. Ladies' Fine Shoes,
lace or button worth $2.75, our
price $2.00.
450 pro. Ladies' Fine Shoes in
patent or kid leathers, hand turned
and welts, beautiful styles worth
$3 25, our price $2.50.
600 pro. Men's Sho6s, lace or
congress worth $1.50, our price R1.
580 pro. Men's Shoes, lace or
congress worth $1.75, our price
550 pro. Men's Shoes, lace or
congress worth $2, our price $1.50.
500 pro. Men's Dress Shoes, lace
or congress worth '2 50 and '33.00,
Our Sto
values on Shoes, Drec
Come early and get a
Mr. Andlrews was also at work and c
had these peop)le off the streets in a
short time. After the show, how-c
ever, the arrests began and soon
aibout sixteen men were in the
county jail, the city lockup beingi
too small to hold them. WVhen the ~i
general manager came up he, too, I
was arrestedl and jailed. Before his
arrest, and before the performance
even, he came back to the mayor
and offered the fifty dlollars. This
was refused, as the terms of the
mayor's first proposition would not
admit of this compromise after hav
ing left the matter in the first in.
stance to Mr. Andrews's own idea
of fairness.
When the general manager was
jailed the affair began to look seri
ons sure enough. Messrs. Graydon1
and Richardson and D. A. G. Ouzts 1i
were employed. Bond was asked
for. It would be granted for the
appearance before the mayor the
next morning at 9 o'clock, were
the terms the mayor offered. This
wouldn't do, so the whole affair
rested for a few hours. After sup..
per the treasurer, accompanied by.
one of the workmen, came up to
the mayor's office and asked to see
Mr. And rews. The mayor told him
he was in jili ndr showed him the
Oets Bugin,
>erry or any other city
our trade. We are ful
ould be a credit to a cit
;hare of the business tf
eek" is our motto.
oods and No
our price $2.00.
500 prs. Men's Dress Shoes, all
styles worth $3.25, our price $2.50.
450 prs. Men's Dress Shoes, all
styles worth $3.50 and $4.00, our
price $3.00.
1000 prs. Children's Shoes-all
kinds worth 75c, $1.00, $1.25 and
$1.50, our price only 25c, 50c, 75c
and $1.00 a pair.
Dress Goods.
Our line of Dress Goods, Silks
and Trimmings comprises all of
the new and fashionable materials
and Weaves for this fall.
25 pcs. 38 in. Zibilines in Black
and all Colors worth 75c, our
price 48c.
20 pcs. all wool Grenade Sack
ings worth 75c, our price 49c.
25 pes. 36 in. all wool Suitings
worth 40c and 50c, our price 25c.
20 pes. 38 in. Fancy Mixtures
worth 75c, our price 40c.
21 pes. 40 in. Wool Cheviots
worth 75c, our price 48c.
25 pes. 54 in. Broadcloths, black
ano all colors worth $1.25, our
price 98c.
50 pes. Colored Henriettas,
Bargain Dau!
Is packed and
eup stairs and d
re good values in
Come to us if y
;s Goods, Clothing, H
good selection.
Lirection in which to go. The
reasurer asked the workman to ac
oiiipany him. The workman re
used, saying: "Guess I better
tay away." As soon as the treas
irer had started over to the jail the
nayor directed Chief Macmillian to
ollow and arrest him. When he
ave this order the workman, who
vas standing by, pulled off his hat
mud said, '"Well, gentlemen, I am
mnly a damn dirty dish washer,
~ood-night," and took to his heels.
About i i o'clock the mayor was
ent for and the sum of two hun
red,dollars was offered under p)ro
est. It was refused. Finally the
,ircus people weakened and surren
lered. The money was paid over.
[t is said that when they were re
eased sone of them said that it was
he first town they had failed to
onqu er,
Eivery circus that has come to
3reenwood, with one exception,
~ince 1900 has been "jugged,"~ or
nade t6 pay. Of course its a -busi
iess proposition with them to make
1ll they can, but their policy is
ometinmes short-sigh ted. For in -
~tance, it cost them two hundred
lollars yesterday, when fifty would
lave let them off if they had been
air and the parade would no doubt
iave caused many to go inito the
sig show who did not. 1 IE W
U are looking for at th
than . elsewhere. It
make trading at our
. for you. Our store
looking for-We allo
in the State. We know v
ly prepared to do busine
:y three or four times the
iis fall. "Short Profits at
te a Few PricE
Sergos and Wor8teds worth to A
and 50c, our price the yd., 25c. i
5 pea. 36 in. Taffeta worth $1.25,
our price 950. <
3 pes. 36 in. Black Taffeta, will
not split, worth $1.50, our price <
3 pc8. 36 in. Peau de Soir Silk
worth $1.50 and $1.75, our price
15 pes. Taffeta Silks, Black and
all shades, worth 60c, our price 39c.
We have them, they are simply
beauties, come and see for your
self. Newest styles from $2.00 to
$6 50.
Jackets, Furs and Capes.
The most complete line in the
city. Latest styles and lowest
prices. See us before you buy.
In this line we can fit and
please anyone in Nobby and all r
wolol Suits. This is the place
il Every Wei
jammed with New GoodE
own stairs. Our counte
every department-the,
'ou are looking for the lo;
ats and Underwear. T
iD R
The Story of John Sherman's Admission
to thelBar.H
Gen. "Jack" Caseman, the vet
eran railroad builder, wvho fought
during the civil war with Geni.
Sherman, and who was his intimate
friend until the latter's death, tells
the story of John Sherman's en
trance into the practice of the law,1
as related by his warrior brother,
says The Washington Star.
When John Slher: ian was quite
young he was takeni into the law
office of his brother Charles at
Mansfield, Ohio, to help about the
office and make himself generally
useful. One clay when lie was in his
21st year lie took Charles one side
and asked him qutietly for a loan of
"What!" Charles exclaimed.
"What do you intend doing with
so much money ?"
"I am going to Columbus to be
admitted to the bar," John re-]
Charles was greatly surprised, as
John had never asked him for any
advice regarding the profession,
nor had he ever appeared to be in
terested to any extent in the study 4
e same or less price
is our endeavor to
store a real pleasure
is the place you are
w no one to under
vhat we are talking
ss, and we have a
size of Newberry.
Id Quick Sales, and
is Below:
vbere your dollars will do double
100 Suits for Men worth $6.50,
mur price $4.98.
100 Suits for Men worth $10.00,
iur price $7.60.
125 Suits for Men worth $13.50,
iur price $10.00.
100 Suits for Men worth $16.50
md $18.00, our price $12.00.
200 Overcoats at $5.00, $6.00,
;7.50 and $10.00 that sell at other
itores for double the price.
A full line of Boys Knee Pants
suits for $1.00, $1.25, $1.50, $2.00,
'2.50, $3.00 and $4.00. Walk the
own over and you can't match
$1000 worth of Underwear for
liadies, Men and Children just re
,eived. All of the best kinds and
md the lowest prices.
50 doz. Ladies' Undervests,
vinter weight, worth 20c and 25c,
mnr price 12jc.
50 doz. Ladies' Vests, heavy,
vorth 40c and 50c, our price 25c.
100 doz. Men's Heavy Under.
hirts and Drawers worth 50c and
Oc, our price 371c.
from top to bottom,
rs are loaded with
r are unsurpassed.
Nest prices and best
lis Stock must go.
>f law.
Y'Xou can't be admiittedl to the
ar without some knowledge of the
aw,"~ said Charles.
John maintained that lie knew
nore about law than sonme others,
mnd assured his b)rother that he
w'ould try and raise the money
"'You know,'' he added, ''it will
e necessary for me to hav'e respect
tble clothe~s and money enough to
ay my t:aveling and hotel ex
Charles finally ordered the clothes
mnd provided him with the neces
ary money. At Columibus, on the
lay lie became of age, John was
Ldmitted to the bar. On his return
ie said to Charles:
"I am going to Iowa to practice
Charles remonstrated wifth him.
'"There is room for both of us to
>ractice law here in Mansfield,'
Tharles told him.
Thley then andl there became
>artners and coultinued to practice
ogether until-the formation of the
R.epublican party, when John was
~ent.'from the Mansfield district as
Representative to Congress.
Later he was elected to the Uni
ed States Senate and the balance
>f his life became a very important
mud interesting part of the history
>f the conatry.

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