The Indianapolis Star from Indianapolis, Indiana on June 1, 1909 · Page 10
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iff-V-s fetv '.' THE IXDIAXAPOLIS STAR, TUESDAY, JTJNE'l, 1909 PeSomiBMe FiM Where Men Died for Country. Metropolis Entertains Large Dele-- gation Solving Problem of Southern States. EPUCATORS ARE TAKING PART Speakers Assert Settlement Work Is Leading Factor in Early Solution. i iiiiiMiiilil..."r-itjT'' l r ACNEWUYDRK'S ISSUE NEW YORK. May 31. A national conference in the interest of the 'American colored man was opened In the United Charities Building in this city today by Prof. Burt G. Wilder of Cornell University and Professors Livingston and Farrand. E. R. A. Seligman and John Dewey of Columbia University. The conference will be in session fo: two days. At the evening session the speakers included Judge Wendell Phillips Stafford of the Supreme Court of the District of Columbia, the Rev. Jenkln Lloyd Jones of Chicago. Prof. John Spencer Barrett of Smith Collece. Northampton. Mass.; the Rev. J. Milton WaWron of Washing- ! ton. D. C. and Clarence Darrnw of Chicago. Introduces Brains. Prof. Wilder, who is the author of a "Form and Bequest of Brain." brought from Ithaca several brains, including those M...vnl,tin -n niiri-iiniioilS ui ail uiuiiB .,ula"o ' . , politician, an illiterate colored janitor and an emireni, nw m--exhibits as a basis the speaker made some interesting deductions. In an address before the confer-nce Prof. Wilder sold: "The brain of the iiverage American colored man seems to be about two ounces lighter than that of the average white man, and probably there occurs more frequently than in the whise man a less development of the prefrontal lobes. These two conditions render It likely the whites will remain the dominant race. But there are exceptions to the above general conditions of both kinds and among both races." Mrs. Cella Parker Wooley. founder of the Frederick Douglass Center in Chicago, spoke upon the subject of "Race Reconciliation" in part as follows: "The color problem does not pertain to this countrv alone, si 111 less to a particular section of the country. The cry so often heard. 'This Is a Southern problem.' 'The South alone understands the negro.' 'Leave this matter lo us.' Is hut a repetition of the old cry which we heard before the war. The same human passion and sectional pride, the same sense of special ownership and right of Ami appeal inspires the later as the earlier cry. A National Problem. ! wmmmm:mmm viP 1 Making a Bjg Hit m W m ! MmmmroT jJJlDimgmm, Jig 1 Fatima Cigarettes offer- a high-class smoke at a M rJ m 'i m b ir mem ran or I'wnmiWiiraTMimni imw.'.' i j. m i.ti4.if jm 11 jit. .mck.w nr.coR.vnos day services lM'Ll'DE A READING. "THE BOYS WHO WORE THE BU'K" At Mt. Jackson the services for Memorial day were in charge of James Tyner. The music was by the pupils of school No. 50 In charge of Prof. Belzer. The Rev. Thomas F. Williams pronounced the invocation and the chief address was by George W. Galvin. John A. Abbott read Lincoln's Gettysburg address and Alvin P. Hovey had charge of the ritualistic WJJc22dfl?V7Z& DEN ACROSS TTfE or u&sm toward urrzs&omD top FIREMEN PEAR ALARMS . . - 1 v. I tan HSon WE "faith j ' the decoration of the graves. salute. "The Boys Who Wore the Blue" was the subject of a reading by W. H. Speer. Adjutant A. B. Wood read the orders of the day and the Woman's Relief Corps, with the children, placed the flowers upon the graves. Special committees decorated the graves at. the Hebrew, the Hope and the Lutheran Cemeteries. and wellbelng. Its just settlement is a. matter of national honor and moral con-, .letn,. Tf ilin notMV, is a citizen Of thCSC ; TJnited'States then his safety and welfare should be as much a matter of patriotic concern In Massachusetts and Illinois as In Mississippi and Alabama. Sectional feeling has no olace in the settlement of this problem ariv more than in questions of 'he tariff and railway control. "Had we a tithe of the fnith and courage which our political and religious professions' are supposed to bestow we should recognise in this race or color question v..f dimrirl for those manhood riehts which we pretend to grant to alii alike, one more application, in u. v. . special urgency and1 med which shown win Instant response, of that religion of reason and righteousness which we profess. ' "It is not the negro who is at slake in this controversy, deep and widespread ras are his' wrongs. It is the white man. the white man's civilization, the white man's republic. It Is not a question or negro supremacv. but of the worth of those claims to superiority which are so easily alarmed for their own safety ami continuance. It Is hot n question of the Mack man's political enfranchisement. Important and Just as this phase of the question is. The negro can hotter afford to lose his vote than the white man can afford to deprive him of it. "The present greatest need of the negro In this countrv is the discriminating friendship of the white man. The negro suffers from a wholesale Judgment that makes no distinctions or exceptions. It Is only the negro as cook or hutler. waiter or .porter.' whom he knows and takes into account. What a commentary on our Americanism is that state of mind which decrees an entire class or portion of the state and community to a position of Axed Inferiority. The crux ot tne race question lies not a all In any feeling we may have, favorable or unfavorable, toward the colored cook or hutler. It Is not the class to which these belong that suffers most from race prejudice, but the colored mnn and woman who has risen far above the position of menial service, necessary and honorable as this may be." THIRTY-EIGHT BODIES FOUND IN ZEPHYR RUINS VETERANS MARCH. WOULD BREAK UP PARADE DISPLAY OF MCNICTTAL PROPERTY TOMORROW MAY BE MARRED IF SMALL BOYS Tl'RN IX FALSE SIGNALS. That Indianapolis contains many boys and men who are "just mean enough." to turn In false tire alarms durlnc: the munlc Demonstration on Streets Impressive, but pa; parade tomorrow afternoon, tlremen ot snort Duration. are connjent. me paraae line 01 marcn was snort. in many pivrt8 of tnc cly the little rrom tne point 01 tormaiion at r.ew lone and Meridian streets the start, was made promptly at 1:30 and continued south on Meridian, the Circle and Illinois street to Washington, thence east to Pennsylvania street, where those bound for Crown Hill boarded cars that were In waiting in the square between Maryland and Washington streets. The great number of those In the parade went to Crown Hill, hut mnnv went to the Holy Cross Cemetery, where exercises were held in the afternoon. The chief of staff In charge of the parade was MaJ. W. W. Daugherty. assisted by W. N. Plckerlll. The parade line was headed by Maj. Henri T. Comle and three companies of militia from Maj. Conde's battillon of the Second Regiment. Following came the Sons of Veterans, a . representation of the Spanish War Veterans, the Father Mathew Bovs' Brigade In charge of Capt. Patrick J. Kelleher, the George H. Thomas Post, the George H. Chapman Post, the Martin R. nelaney Post (colored) ana more sons of Veterans. CLASS OF 60 INITIATED JOINS KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS JOSEPH A. KEELER, PRESIDING BANQUET, DELIVERS ADDRESS O.N IDEALS FVRNISHED BY ' CATHOLIC CHl'RC'H. Be Procured In Which to Bury the Dcsd as Result of ; Tornado. i'.'.V BROWNWOOD, Tex.. May 31. Thirty- : 'Witt bodies have so far been recovered flrom the ruins of the little town of "2w&vr-. which was struck by a tornado yesterdav. More than a score of the ln-i Jurad have been taken to Temple for ' twjitmpnt ami late reDorts are to the p'-'-effert that not sufficient coffins can be i procured In Zephyr to bury the dead. ,The relief fund has now reached the c sum. oi . i.UUU. teW&UTHBIE, Okla., May 31. When com-fejnunlcation was resumed today with the K'1 stricken area of Saturday's tornado. It was learned that fourteen persons had 1 lost "their lives. The country over which , the tornado swept is Inhabited almost ''entirely bv colored persons. The fatalities jife and 'financial loss fell almost entirely upon : .them. i BLUE AND GRAY UNITE. Veterans of Both Armies Pay Honor to Dead Comrades. The blue and the gray were both united in honoring their dead at Greenlawn Cemetery. Five Confederate veterans assisted the G. A. R. veterans in decorating the graves of the dead of both armies. Prof. A. M. Hall and Gideon Bloin were the speakers. Both laid great stress on the elements of national strength that came from the conflict of the men of the North and the men of the South. W. H. Calvert .was in charge of the sen-lees for the G. A. R.. and among those assisting him was W. W. Robbins. The Confederate veterans present were George R. Bnrnhart. D. L. Johnson and J. P. Rogers, from Virginia: E. F. Ingram of the First North Carolina Volunteers and w. J. Berry of the Sixty-third Tennessee. H. H. Crawford served as chaplain. Harvey Huston sounded the bugle calls and a squad from the Indiana national guard fired the salute. MARTIN L. WOLCOTT DIES. Martin L. Wolcott died at his home near Southport ' yesterday morning. He suffered a stroke of paralysis last September and a second stroke late in March. He is survived by his widow and one son. Ogle. The funeral will be at the home at 10:30 o'clock tomorrow morning. Undertaker J. C. Wilson will have charge, grief In tht coal region colony lever by which an alarm may lv turned In is separated from the small boy only by a bit of glass and ' there are already a large number of boys in the city who know, how to turn in a false alarm. This they have demonstrated. The firemen, who have feared that alarms would be sounded In order to break up the firemen's end of the parade, have called attention to the fact that the situation might seem especially attractive to the boys who would take such a risk for the reason that, at this time all the members of the police force will be In the parade also. They say it wouldn't be so bad for the firemen to try to parade If the police 'were at the time scattered aDout over tne city wnere tney ueiong. Arranges Telephone Service. Chief Coots of the fire department has made his final arrangements for com munication between the parade and tiro headquarters during the city's display. Each square will have a man at a telephone and the lines the firemen are on will be kept clear during the parade so that the firemen will be In Instant touch with fire Headquarters. If an alarm Is sounded the apparatus which would go to the fire under ordinary conditions will then leave the parade. An effort will be made to keep the middle of every cross street clear of vehicles. Those who drive to see the parade and desire to remain In their rigs will be compelled to keep close to the curbing. Chief Coots has vainly protested against the use of all the fire apparatus In the parade. He has not believed that the outskirts of the city will be safe during the absence of the department, though much better protection will be given the congested district. DEATH REMITS THE MONEY. Sent by Miners to Friends In Earthquake Zone. It Returns. MINERSV1LLE. Pa.. May 31. Many Italian residents of this section are just discovering the wholesale death of relatives In Sicily In towns where cablegram reports were to tho effect that the death rate from the earthquake was small. Large sums of money arc regularly sent from this section to Italy, and It was only when the postal authorities in Sicily were unablfi to find scores of persons and the money was returned to the persons who remitted ilt in America that local Italians learned of the sad fate of rela tives. The news has created profound "A famous French writer said that he recognized In the Catholic one right, namely, to1 be better than other men," said Richard Crane of Cincinnati at the banquet of the Knights of Columbus held last night at the Grand Hotel. There were more than MO plates spread. The banquet was the climax to a day of initiation of candidates, sixty being given the second and third degrees. The toast-master was Joseph A. Kebler, grand knight of Indianapolis Council No. 437. "The right recognised by the French writer," said Crane, "does not mean that a Catholic layman must nc a ruarisee. He need not and. should not walk among his fellows wrapped in self-conscious virtue. Whv should the Catholic be better than other men? Only because of his freedom from slavery Is he fitted to be better than other men. .When we consider how the church surrounds us from the cradle to. the grave, to assist us to carry out her ' high Ideals, and when we consider that our fellow citizens have no such Ideals proposed to them, the surprise would be that Catholics were not better tnan oiner men. Others Respond to Toasts. Other toasts were by James A. Donahue of Carrollton Council. Chicago, "The American Catholic"; Jerome J. Crowley of Chicago. "A Little of Everything : Simon Roach of Franklin University and William V. O'Donnell of Columbus. The following candidates took the second and third degrees: John T. Aldrldge. Joseph M. Lynch. Oscar F. Barry. . A. S. Marlowe. Hugh J. Baupr.' Frank C. McGrayel. Norbert W. Beckett, Michael P. McShane, Ccorgo A. Baehm. William P. McTlgue. Abraham uurcKnaucr, i-an j. luetz, Makes You Smile Health makes you happy. You know how down in the mouth you feel, when you are sick. You may know you are sick, when you're down in the mouth. , It's your liver. . That tired, miserable, blue feeling, is simply a symptom of self-poisoning inactivity of your liver, which ought to keep poisons out ,of your blood. Here is a suggestion. Try VELVO, the sweet, laxative, liver syrup, with the aromatic flavor. 'Twont hurt you to try it. 'Twont take long for you to find out that it is just the very remedy you require. try Velvo and smile. All druggists. lay rf 1 J. Del'0 VELVO OR jjfcf-LAXATIVE K ,, UVER &fW SYRUP & I r )0s Thomar.Cnfserly, Michael costcno. John W. Dalle;, John B. Densmore. J. 'Will Drlscoll. Leon C Durdr, James M. Fallon, John Fritseh. John Gaushan. Dr. Carl Haoicn. jr., August W. Haase. It. C. HIlRenberff. Jeremiah Holllhan, Bernard Honan. JohnE. Hurley. Peter Hu?ey. John C. Kelly. O. R. lOofth. Ralph P. Kimble, tVHUam F. Krlep, Martin A. Lanahan, Edward J. Latith. James F. Lynch, John E. Lynch, Joseph A. Moran, Maurlco Murphy, Patrick NouKhton, C. Forest Olds, James A. Owen?. John J. Pngto. Thomu.s V. Powers. Thnmaa Qulnn. Albert J. Rebentisch, Simon Roach, Frank Scanlon, Joseph C. Schreimer, Michael J. Sharkey. Wm. Henry Sharkey, Patrick M. Shea, Ge'orffo A. .Smith, Den Is J. Sullivan, Charles J. Thale, T J. Tonln. James P. Tretton. J. O. Vanier. George J. Wefflbecker, John W. Wiepand, Austin F. Zinkan. "SHEEP KING" DISPLAYS LARGEST SINGLE FLEECE R. A. Jackson of Washington State Will Show Sixty-Seven-Pound Mass at A.-Y.-P. Exposition. SPOKAN'E, Wash., May 31.. R. A. Jackson, representative In the state Legislature for Columbia County, Washington, who Is called the "sheep klne of the I rukanon, claims tne worms record lor I largest slnEle fleece of wool, which I welchs sixty-seven pounds and Ave ounces. He also has three clips of an aggregate weight of 142 pounds. The fleece was clipped from Ramboutllet sheep, which swept the boards at the St. Louis Exposition and the National Live Stock show at Chicago. It will be part of Columbia County's .-.xhlhlt at the Alaska-Tukon-Paclflc Ex position at Seattle, where several boxes of fruit grown by J. L. Lumas, president of the Washington State Horticultural Association, who made the highest Individ ual score with a ten-DOX entry at the national apple show in Spokane lRst De cember, will also be displayed. The countv will also have several hortloul' ; urn! novelties, grown In the Touchet val ley, which have never been on exhibition anywhere. REMEMBERS GRANDFATHER BY COMMITTING CRIME Thanks to the best "all-round" bill in weeks, the regular vaudeville season at the Grand will close with a dte'clded climax. Before an almost capacity Memorial day matinee house yesterday the last week of the season was inaugurated. The audience was unusually liberal in its applause, every number coming in for a yjenerous share. ine warm reception clent to rout from the minds of the per formers the Monday matinee bugbear of the "cold" and "unresponsive." for which IndianaDolls and a few other cities espe dally are famous around the Orpheum circuit. The feature act on the bill is Fiske O'Hara. the Irish tenor, with a company of four in a picturesque sketch of the Glengoriff Mountains, entitled "Captain Barrv." Though there is nothing es pecially strong about the story of the gentleman highwayman and his love for the Irish colonel's daughter. It Is pleasing throughout, and is especially valuable In that It gives Mr. u Hara natural open-1 lngs for his "Nora McXamara" and "Irish Rose" songs songs inseparable from the handsome tenor. It could be wished that the plot were a little more striking and a little less trite, but, remembering the Impossible sketches offered on the vaudeville circuit this season by other well-known recruits from the "legit," the audience should be devoutly thankful that Mr. O'Hara's sketch Is as good as It Is. The one unique act of the bill is that presented by Miss Charlotte Parry and two men, entitled "The Comstock Mystery." Nine characters are introduced, seven of which, widely varying in range. Miss Parry herself enacts. A murder has been committed and a detective comes to the house to investigate. During the course of the investigation he examines seven witnesses all of them Miss Parry. The first Is an old woman, the second a French adventuress, the third a girl of the Bowery, tne iourtn a utile gin sen-ins tickets for a church fair, the fifth a Swede servant girl, the sixth a young woman who has been wronged by the murdered man, and the seventh her crippled brother. Miss Parry enters into each of these characters with a rapidity and accuracy that stamps her a real artiste. Every" one Is glad that John World and Mlndell Kingston are "back from a ramble round the world." as the program says thev are. They are about as clever a pair of eccentrics as have been seen here In a long time. Their offering is a melange, hodgepodge, potpourri, gallimaufry, salmagundi, olla-podrlda, or anything else of the sort you choose, and It Is clever throughout. Herbert and Willing, burnt-cork comedians with their traditional "Oh, Man!" net raised rlnnles of lauehter yesterday that sometimes assumed the proportions of roars. Ed Norton, anotner comedian vim hurt n few old friends in the audience before he opened his mouth to sing, retired from the stage with a house full of new ones. Miss Agnes Mahr. a toe dancer of ability, presents a pleasing dance sketch. "The American Tommy Atkins, assist-.fl hv erncefnl little t'lora Mahr. wo all the earmarks of a "comer." Though the Berlin newspaper critics may na.e been slightly overenthuslastlc In pronouncing Mme. Blessing of the Blessing duo of equilibrists, "the most beautiful and strongest woman on the stage," they were on tne ngnt tracn, ana .nme. dealing's personality renders the really meritorious act doubly entertaining. The program Is prettily opened by tho Banks-Breazeal duo of girl musicians, and is closed by two happily chosen moving pictures. "On the Zambezi" and "What Three Little Tots Saw In the Land of Nod." FINE CROPS. Washington Star. Do you raise anything worth while In your; garden?" 3310 the visitor. from the-c'ty- . ' .LJ n 1 snOUtd say so, aiiaweicu mn. lots: "It s the best place lor nsmng worms in the entire village. Women Who Save Should adopt a practical, systematic, logical method of making their savings COUNT..' Deposit a certain sum each week and watch the account grow. We pay 3 PER CENT INTEREST. 'i. Security Trust Company 148 EAST MARKET STREET AMUSEMENTS WONDERLAND S Musical Comedy "A Racing Romance" AT THE AIRDOME 40 Imperial Hungarian Band 40 AT THE GERMAN VILLAGE EVERYONE'S AT WONDERLAND LET'S GO Kansas City TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY THURSDAY and FRIDAY Reserve Seats at Ball Park. Telephone, New 2SS9; Main 4426 TICKETS Hoda-. Wtfcr. Ftrstr. PtintB, Gil Wild fit Dill in Frail of Tbonpuo'i Rcsluru! Prinzler to Give Up His Property CONCLUDED FROM PAGE ONE. Carl Prinzler: his employer. J. Clyde Wolf, and Oscar Htnnenkamp. a saloon keeper at 1484 East .Vashtngton street. At his home in the Arlington Flats on East North street yesterday afternoon Prinzler declined to discuss his arrest 'or tO' say anything regarding his case. "I do not know Mr. Prinzler," said Mr. Gall vesterday afternoon. "I would not know him If I met him on the street. I never spoke to him in my life. My acquaintance with Max. Emmerich was merelv n casual one. and I never had a long conversation with him. The only- words T ever addressed to him were on occasions when I would step up to his Window in the bank and inquire as to mv bank balance." Clerks in the Gall cigar stores were en- gaged yesterday in invoicing the stock on hand. It was explained that this action! linH no lmlfliMnee. as it was a custom I In the stores to Invoice all the stock on nana aoout me urai tm vi dm uwuiti. Last Week ol 'the Season ORDER TICKETS EARLY MR. FISKE O'HARA & CO. The Emin:nt Irish Comedian, in "Capt. Barry" CHARLOTTE PARRY 4 CO. WORLD & KINGSTON ACNES MAHR THE BLESSINGS ED MORTON HERBERT & WILLING BANKS-BREAZEAL DUO KINODROME $. Always the Best Show at the Crand HM A IBTCTIf Spoor's Famous lVlrtel iO ll'C Moiling Pictures VAUDEVILLE Julia Romaine & Co. Happy Doc HoU Joe Marsh . Alferetta ALL SEATS. 10c Four Shows Daily Laxative Liver Syrup VB 7 Little Girl Pays Tribute to Memory of Confederate Veteran With Stolen Flowers. ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 31. Fearing that her grandfather's grave would not be dec orated because he was a confederate sol dler. Mary Clipper, 9 years old, today went to a florist's shop and secured a large box of flowers, representing that she had been sent bv another florist. She went to the cemetery at Jefferson Barracks, where a sunKen grave and small marble slab told the burying spot of the confederate veteran, who died four vears ago. She placed the wreath upon the stone and then returning to the city went directly to the florist's shop and made her confession. She was arrested and is held at the House of Detention, in custody sne expressed Joy that the grave of her grand' father had been decorated. TAMPICO IS NOT- DESTROYED. Mexican City Was Not Struck by Storm as Reported. CITY OF MEXICO. May 31. Telegrams received here this afternoon from Tamplco deny the reports published in a number of newspapers to the effect that Tamplco had either been destroyed by a storm or had suffered great damage. The telegram says there has not been a storm in Tampico for some time. ECONOMIC REASON. Puck. Mrs. Knlcker: "Do you let Bridget eat with the family;" Mrs. Bocker: "Yes: It s much cheaper than to have her eat with the policeman." Just 19,986 Persons ATTENDED ENGLISH'S OPERA HOUSE S THAT'S THE ANSWER. Latest Motion Pictures 10c DOG WEDGED IN RABBIT HOLE. Unable for Perhaps a Week to Get Out of His Fix. YORK, Pa., May 31. A too zealous hound owned by Harvey Burg of 'Woodstock, this county, has been rescued barely alive from a rabbit burrow, Is . believed to have been imprisoned for a week. A peculiar noise from a hole at a fence corner attracted the attention of a party of youths, and they dug until they reached the animal, tightly wedged there. It is believed that the dog entered the hole in pursuit of a rabbit. .

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