The Indianapolis News from Indianapolis, Indiana on January 2, 1909 · Page 19
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THE -INDIANAPOLIS NEWS, SATURDAY, JANUARY 2, 1909. 19 SAYSTIIElAT!OIIALTREATf.lEIITOFDYSPEPSIA LIES IN USE OF I1EUTRALIZIIIG AGENT PErSIN ACTS ONLY IN ACID MEDIUM. AND INTESTINE3 . ARE ALKALINE. The majority of physjcfana are com Irsr to conctile thai In casejs of fermentation In the intestines accompanied by rat, the unl narv pepxln treatment Is AliiI--K. The Indiscriminate application of the prpfcin treatment iftma to have been due-to It successful use In ce of trastrlc insufficiency. Jt Is now coming to l generally known that repsin 1 Inefficient except In an aMd milium. and that It l con-eiuntly of no value in the Intestines, which are normally alkaline in reaction. Ohstrurtlon. fermentation, gat all the severer forms of " protracted, Indigestion,- require entirely different treatment from the old pepsin method; they require an ajfnt to stimulate the pancreatic secretions, to neutralize the hyperacidity of the stomach before H reaches the Intestine, and to check the SOCIAL NEWS OF CAR MEL. Mr. ani M r. John HlnM entertained at innw tourelay, tho fuest bin: Mia I 'Mi a Hair-. of .aine-ilie. Win.; iir. Dora, Owens, if Not,;ri,i; Mrs lajis Cro. of Indl- rapr..i. an1 Mis Waul inancharJ Mr. and Jin. H&rvey Imrker and usu-ritr enr, of M.irj-le. ar th rmrita of th latter" parents. Mr. ar-4 Air. Ttiumu l'alnir Th Rev. Mr. tnd Mrs. Jcset.ri 11 wan 4 T the xuaate of rlie at Konm thin wwk.. ..The women of th Literary 1ub ntrtined thlr hus ler.'.s at tb horn cf Mr. K. J. Foliett wlr.siy evening. It was the civb's annual jmwirtT sor-loi, and sixty riww's wetw pres-trit....Wr. snd Mrs. Frederick Johnson and 'nrhtr Jf.irtre'l wire trm (um of Mia Maud Kncbar-1 at dinner -Friday .. ..Mr. and Mrs. 1 noma Robert anj dAUher entertained at nnr M -una evenlr.-- The uet were: ir f. KiwxkI J"erlho. of Vermlilon. 8. D.; Mr. and Mrs. Waiter I'nnr. 'f University Helshta, v.J 11. A. li.Ai-.rt.,. Jh Kev. snd Mm. V iiii IS. nd were enterfa-Irted at (Sinner Tue- .day by Mr. and Mr. Slarrua "rey, at their c.nin'rr hon....Mrn: June Stephenson- and t'aughisra Iiv snd Oula, r the ;ueU of Ir. and 'Mrs. Ktej.henff.n, of Ipel. this week. Ti.e-Itev. and Mrs. I'ari Cox. of 1a- I'rte. are the ffust of th latter parents. Mr. and lift. J. HwiM Clax-k Mr. and Mr. N IKitun i ower and datien'er tthU enter-Is lil t dinner riunday. Ttis quests were: Mr. fc,;.d .Mri. Lmil UrorV. Mr. ar-4 Mrs JanM j.:h k. and Mr. and Mr. Carl Uwk, r.f Nct.i.v,, i.. Mr. and Marlon Quick, of I-i:'. h I i .'.!a: Mr. and Mrs. ;eorK V'Jtck, t Marine; Mr. and Mrs. Krsnk Wui'-k. Mr. and X.r. Iav.!snn VM and son Frederick, of!. l,l . snd Mr. and Mra. Thomas i'.rls- to. .f Su.lih Saliv Mr. and Mra. Clyde Ken- n-dv ai d ui lii-r. tif Kusrtvl.le, who visited reindves hrr-. titv returned hoina, .. .M n. 'i irl her rnet visited . friends at ludl- lay "rarle Hditner, of H.e-i.vvl'le, iw lUed Mr. and Mra. t'harli-l F'ter. t:ys n'turn h.rns. ..Mr. and Mra. F.1-fcert H. 1 v enirttalnel at Uinnt-r Thursday ever.n In hnrmr f the, lut(er"s brother, Fr-.f. 1 !v..' l'fr!;.ho. of Vermilion. 8. 1) Mrs. I n. I a Fi rVwi. of Kaitietown,' Is apendlnc the ir'-r yrn her sister. Mra. Kellah Hoherta. ,...1h 'hfwrn C'iu'j will siv Ita midwinter tsn.i'.et at the hums' of Mr. and Mrs. Mile Jierriey. Ftl.isy e ven I nit . . . . M r. and Mrs. J. Frit. hsrd. of ll anon. who silent several days wuh frlrn .'s here, has rsturned ho-Tte. . . .Dr Frank C. lferwhey was the shiest of friends at Nt.t.ienvtJe Wls Kilen Moore is peri. i i ir wvitbI se,k with rtilsties In Boston and other FiiMrra cities tfre s;,,,n(r to Ja n to ;v Mr, nj Mrs. Aa V. Robert- .n. f In-i!anaiKl. were ttie itusts of Mr, K!.J ".!rs. Cl.rmufher K iir.genTailth, en routa li-ium from a Mit with Mrs. P.ohertson's n t'.er. at Mr. and Mrs. Klnner I n m and duushter wre the guests of their r:itivi, Mr. and Me. J. A. ltotmrta. of No- i:evi:i. Bt flintier t-undsy Mr. and Mrs. 'iui V'i kinm were the e"ueta of the Rev. ml V. I ill Fond, at dmner 'Wednes day.. .1'nif. I.lwfo.1 1'erlshof rf Vermilion, 8. !.. !,t whs fal d here hy-, tha 'death of his 1 rot.'.er, Cl.nrls l'erlsho, has rettirned horns.... Miks Vun I arnofl. nf Arrttdin. ! the fuest of letr aistsrj Mis. Itsymond Johnson. CUMBERLAND. Mr. and Mrs. F.rnest 1 .In ton and daughter Oladys, who vUlted relatives near ,Trafaiar, thia week, hsva' returned home.. ..Mr. and J--rn, iierir inner and family and Mr. and iirs. Charles 'N'lebke, of Kansas. ient Christ-n.j with Mr. and Mrs. William Riser, near i.reenmrMvt Sfr. . an 1 Mrs. John ' Rlthmeyer and fumlly, ho vllted their pararKa. Mr, a. id iis. Adrian 8he;.herd. for several days, I tv( relieved t their home In Richmond. ... r. Rr. Mr. Conrad Jlld and children snd 'r. and Mrs. C'lmtles Kanner, of Louisville, h v.. s ent the tiolMsrs with their perenta, ' r. ant .".irs. Anlrsw Wanner. ...Mr. and Mra. 1 meet Auv s and fsmily entertained at dinner cr.rlsi Ties .lay, tha trues! being Mr. snd Iik. Vl:;!am Am.,, Mr. snd Mrs. Frown, of t ,rntleltl; ths Mioses Ferths and Ray Wll-Isi I Rnd Mliis liaifiv Amos, of Fountatntown. ....Mr. snd Mrs. John Newhouss spent 8atur-i'iv and .'" with hi .arsnui, Mr. and s. Ar Nshouso, at I-arnce....Mr and r. 'V . : 'urn liHle and family entertained the !;. V i! lam K Morris, of Irvtn-ton: Wll 1 nm 71. r-ir'iiie. rf lriiiana;Klls, and Robert V. t -'t. "f Franklin, at dinner W'ednes-v....Mis. Ierl C."t);lon wr.t to to-, lay to t the sueat cf Mr. snd Mrs. KhkiiUrtrk over Sunday Mrs. Helen Amis end 'lauirhter Mamie spent Christmas r!ay w1h Xrs. Ani 'l brother, Thomas Kern, m l fa i!',r. In liHtianatHills. . . . Mr. and Mrs. James i Hiter wets s.iests rf their son, Cory-.1. n I .iter, and wife at Muncle Christmas tiv Mr. ant Mrs. Alfred Brute entertained st dinner Christ mss !ay, the guest t'l Mr. and Mra. Frrd A. i less and fam-l iv, Mr. snl V rs. Fred Hitzmann and tarn-!'v. Btil M-s. John Ijinsenberc and fam- li v, Mr. s:il Mrs. Christian Kedmeyer and f .ml'y ant tr.- and Mr, (ieorc Csrr and f m' ; v . . . . 'hnrles K.iitrker, of New Madison. '. i'. rt tiie. holbinys " with hi s!ster, Mrs. 1 Imer Thomas. and family ... .Mrs. Helen Aims sni tlsiiKhter Msml entertalnsd at d'.n-rr t-in lav for the.Mles Uay, Helen and f- . Va Kern, of InUsnapoits. and the Misses 11,-ieri an i JesM Murry, of oran....Jha and Jnni Furuasou Bt'.enlcl the funeral aerv. K.-s rf Col. 1.. K. shuler, of the Seventy-seventh Jceiil'iient, Fourth -Indiana Cavalry, In 1 ndia nHi.oiis thi week... .The Her. A. D. Iierry. tha iiew (vaator of ths Ilapttst chiirrh. nl ireseh SunitTiv morning.; . .Mr. snd Mr. 1 earl C. t,ll,m will leave Monday afternoon for Fresno. Cal.. where they will- visit a few weeks with Mrs. llibsm'i Jester, Mra Frank Faker. 'They i,l prtfLably make Call- f ruin thslr bom Th Aid Rticlety of the luii 1st chuvth ill-meet Thursday afternoon t the hvtiia of Mrs. Thomas I rlttenhatn. ... 1 he teaoher' tratnimt rlass tf tha Fspttst rhunh will met wt Mr. and Mrs. WliMam Amos W.ines.isy evenln . . VI r. and Mrs. Hl-lie MoVey and e.m. of Indianapolis, ar spend-In-, this wtvk with Mr. and Mrs. William A m.8 and luii Hjtol l....Mr. and Mrs. F, v iee nnd daushtf-r spent Tuesday and Wednes.iav with Mr, and Mri Arthur Kim-pr Mt. C mfwrt . ... Mrs. Calvin Vansk-kla and f i''i.liTn. l.'att and Fern, tif Lawrence, n-nt Thursday and Friday with her rrenta, Mr. an I Mrs. Chr.nt'.an Wise Mr. snd Mra. ller.ry W lese and dauhter Clartbel attended a New -Peer's ihnner at the home cf ' Mr. and tr. Chart-s Ityi hannn, In Ind!anaixUi....MiSS esrtruie Vtavi has juiie to Iubitn to vlxlt her lier, Mr. ll'im Tileer. over .Sunday. ....Tha M!crn Woodmen rar a wateh party Thurs.lay night in their hell Mr. and Mr. IjMnJfr Hrey and John Harrey, of lndlana-j.l i, tnv lat wet-k with their mother, Mr. r.a-rh Harvey, and daughter Mkf'le. PLAINFIELD. Mrs. tdward Newl!n and son UubbarJ, vf rianki'n. n-nt a part .of this' week with Mri. llaunaii Ne tin so l other Relatives her. Mr. and Mrs. ' tleorsw "Alexander hT re- tuioed from a visit ut 'teiativea st 1-aureL Mra. .laps Jackeon la vlMtlng her " son, Ifoiac Ja. kxin, and wife, at Fendletnn Miss ttl i ;r, of vtilrago, who spent th hoit. lays with her raruiparents. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Hoiotigsivorth, and Mrs, Anns, Flke, ha relumed houie....Mr. and Miw. Jease Moore, of LH-trolt. Mich . wei-e the ;iet rf his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. 8. Moore. ai,0 -ther r Htlvtw durtnir the hoiidavs. ...Mr. and Mrs. V i 'son Funis have returned from a visit with relatives at ilavtland. Ka A revival service will begin at the Frleii.ts" rhurvh to-rmvrvus-' eve-m-.g. The Kev. h red Smith, cf Ianvl!!e. will assist the pastor, the Rev. John T. It d ....Mr. and Mrs. 'Albert New-lin. of lnr na,ls,i vlsiiext C. O. Newlln and familv Sunday and M'Mi.i y . . . .Mrs. Clara Vtok-rey entertained Tuesday sftvrnooa fur her little daus-hter ti.iaa Mr. and Mis .. Fart New. hn. of Kanaa, were the J jest of Mr. Allr Mills Monday nlicht....Mr. and Mrs. Frans r-iout. of MielDyviiia. are Vlaitlrc relative bere Mr. and Mra. HUhert. of Mason City, 1:1.. and- Mis Anna lavlor, .of In d.anapoliai spent Chrlstnia with I.T.. Aino Carta ant family Mr. and' Mrs. Isaac Farmer visited T-ri.ttnea 4n Ind:snilis bun tay.. . .Mr. Anna 1'ike1 entertaltwM ilon lay nlht In honor of ber rrn-1,lUKhter, Mis Otis Pike, o" Chl-esjt'-). Th quests wer Misses Min-.i ilma-!av. Frnn-e Jones. Mortens Reedrr and May t ox and Messrs. R!rh Hornaday. Frank I'lk an.: Iirvie-Lavi Mra. Kuinie liannw la th tuest of hr daughter. Mr. Alva K,imonlsa, n Ct U'sitv I.uke lurTy and family and Mrv .ilxa Freed lave b.avs ape to AsheIPe. Jv. O.. to spend the winter., .. Mm. Jennt Howen, of Clayton. Is visiting friends bere... . lYof. Murray Dalman has returned from Ft. Warn, hee ha pent ths holiday wits b.'.s tarenta K. J. etl an t daughter. Mis Julia Ruth, 'f In.l.anatKil.a. sieut Nw Year's day with Nathsn Vestal and family p. ,V. M.irpin, of Karsas Cltv, wa called her Tuea-tfy on ar-oount of the death of mother, kra. Maria Moran Mr. a.1! Worth o- tertalnei at d'.nntr WeiriesT'sr. joes' being; Mr. anl Mrs. J. V. Tfcarp, lir. and Mra. Fsster ant Mrs. Ftevk Mr. and Mre, Jamea llowlasl. of Ipdusnapoll. spent th holiday with Jdrs. Kval.n Jone....ln VTeav-e- and fai-.nlv. -f Indlanajvilia, spent ChrtJt-tnaa witn Caleb I'alu.n and family. ...Ths fermentation of undirected food and the formation of sra. Even It pepsin wr not immediately destroyed In the alkalinity of the intestine, it la Incapable of checking fermentation. And In fermentation Ilea tha darker of indigestion. Jt leada to Irrigation and ln f.arnmation of the bowels, and finally to virtually incurable ulceration.. The correct treatment of dyspepsia, and In fact, of the milder forma of Indigestion, ilea In tha uae of almost any (rood -neutralislns; mixture . or elixir. The following prescription has been recommended as displaying prompt result. Get from your druggist V oz. sodium phosphate and 1 ounce essence of sealmint. Mix this thoroughly in a half-pint bottle with H teaspoonful of rood baking" soda, adding pure water to fill the bottle. Take two teaapoona-ful before each meal. - It is aaid that this mixture will relieve the bowels of eras within fifteen minutes, and that It will permanently cure the most sggravated cases within two or three wefkn. Anyone la free, to use this formula and make up the medicine at home. All the Ingredients can be had from any druggist at a cost not exceeding 60 or 5 cents. THE SUBURBS Friends' Punday-echooF fsve Christmas pro-f-rara Hunday -mornlna;. which waa followed by a treat for the children Mrs. Otis Klrtlry has (one to Des Moines, Iowa. . i ... . BROAD RIPPLE. " Mr. an4 Mrs. Kwton Berer s-lsttd Mr. nd Mrs. William Dotblns. of McOordaTill. U1 weak. ...Mrs. Parah Bowes attended th fold en wedding- anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Nwby, of Nora, Wednesday. About fifty attests were present.... Mrs. Emma Elier I the (out of her brother, Elmr Apple-, pat, of lndlanapo41a....Th Mlssea Urayc f-heets. Hazel Bllvey snd Frances Whlteaell. Frank Watts, and William Heaton attended th tenth anniversary of ths weddinc of Mr. and Mrs. Austin Sheets, of Nora Ml (irayce Bowen, of Carmel. is visit Ina Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Funreson Ml Mabel Fur-res on has returned from a visit with relatives In Greenwood. ...Paul Cruse is vtsltlnc friend at Carleton this week. ...Mrs. Charles tiivy spent yesterday with her sister, Mrs. I. S. Marts, of Nora. ...Ralph and Ray Hudson. . Rofrer Rlzley - and lAdoecl Inamata. a Japanese studnt. who was their (nest for the holiday, will return to Purdue University Tuesday.. ..Ml I De HersonsT. of Crooked Creek. I spending thl week with Mr. and Mr. Harry Iowell....Lav Tronenberrer has returned to his homei in Rochester, sfter a visit with bis sister. Mrs Thomas Metsker. and family... .Mrs. Pesrt SI I tea and daughter, of fchelburn, and Miss Kmma McNanny. cf Indianapolis, spent yesterday with Mr. and Mrs. Melvln Kail. ...Mr. and Mrs. Karry Fowell entertained Thursday evenlns; In honor of Ralph Hudson. ...Mr. and Mrs. Henry Johnson, Mr. and Mr. Karl My era. of Indianapolis; Mr. and Mrs Joseph Ferguson and family, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Ferguson and family were entertained at dinner yeaterday by Grandmother Ferguson Lrr. J. W. Bates will return to Martlnsvlll Monday after spending th holiday with bis family Mr. Jerry Cakret and Mrs. Fred Probst spent Wednesdsy with Mrs. Conley, of North Indianapolis. ...Mr. and Mia. E. ' E. Watta and children spent yesterday with Mr. and Mrs. Charles Heaton. of Nora. ....Mr. and Mrs. Samuel N'ees. of Whiter-town, spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Earl Far hart Mr. and Mrs. Pimon Ooas entertained their card club Wednesday evening. ... Mrs. Jennings, of Zlon villa. Is the guest of Mr. and Mrs. George fUsger and family.... Mr. and Mrs. Ferd Applegat have returned ti Indianapoll after a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Tlioiiias Metsker. NEW PSI .OTA XI CHAPTERS. Installed at Newcastle, Kokemo and . RuhvlU. . . Special ta The Indlanspolls News. BLOOMlNQTONr Jnd.. January 1-Miss Helen Hicks, grand president of.PsI Iota XI, has returned from Newcastle, IlushvlUe and Kokomo, where she has been assisting in the Installation of three new chaptera of the former high school sorority. Psl Iota XI, since the State law against high school secret societies was passed has become a town organisation, with an age limit of from fifteen to nineteen years, regardless of whether the girl has attended of Is attending high school. The "Si-Oats" ' now . have nine chapters. ' ' The young women who did the installing were: Miss Helen Hicks, grand, president. Bloomington; Miss Fne Hicks,' grand secretary,- Indianapolis; Miss i "Lois Durham, grand treasurer, and Misses Lola Jackson and Mae Kennedy, Muncle. At Muncle, where the society was founded eleven years sgo, there are perhaps 151 Psl Iotas, counting the alumni. In all the membership of the sorority In th nine chapters is about 375. The next national convention is at Dayton, O., the last week in June. SAYS FAMILY WAS PUT OUT. Edward Pherson Sue Constable and Former Landlord. ". Special to Tb Indianapolis Nswa-J MARION, Ind., January t. Aaserting that his wlfs and two chlldraJt who were suffering from whooping ceigh, were driven from their home by the threats of his landlord, Tnomas F, Kite, and a constable, Frank Ury, a, suit has been entered the Grand Circuit Court by Edward Pherson, who demands of the landlord and. constable 11.000 damages. Pherson says that without due process of law and without cause, the landlord and constable moved his household goods out and deposited them In a highway In a drenching rain and that by their threata his wife and sick children were, frightened from the house and into the storm. The Pherson family lived on Mr. Kite's farm cast of this city until moved out of the house last Tuesday. Mr. Pherson waa away from home at work at the tim of Ine occurrence. The landlord and officer say thev had a right to eject the Pherson family. The case has excited much sympathy for the woman and the children. EXPECTING "DEAD" MAN BACK Owensville May Be Affected by "Resurrection Epidemic." Special to The Indianapolis Newa OWENSVILLE. Ind.. January 1-Owensvllle Is 'wondering whether the "resurrection' work In this county will cause ank p. Casey, a former cltlxen. suppo to be dead, to .come back, to life. Henry Elsa Agar, of Princeton, started the resurrection" period In Gibson county, and now that Silas Polk, a former Prlnceton cltlien. supposed to be dead, has been heard from. Owensville Is naturally laboring under the Impression that Frank H. Casey will bob up and forget that he la dead. Casey ia well known In Owensville. and for many years Trior to his mysterious disanoearance in Seattle, Wash., was a familiar character about town. Casey was said to be a gambler. He left Owensville for Seattle about ten years ago. Later word was received that Caaev had been robbed nd killed near Seattle. Since Agar and Poik have been reeurrected the report la being circulated that Casey is conducting a gambling Jolnt near Seattle. WILD MAN IN THE PULPIT. Strapping Laborer, Insane, Trlea to Put Billy Sunday Out of Business. SPOKANE, Wash., January 1 Stark naked and apparently deranged, Frank Mays, a strapping laborer, twenty-six years old, in the Billy Sunday tabernacle last night, attempted to mount the pulpit to deliver an 'exhortation on "The Devil." The man wa prevented from carrying out his purpose by ushers with whom he fought like a tiger. Wrapped in a bUrrket he was tsV.en to the city Jail, bound hand and foot. At the station Maya declared he had disrobed to prove that" he was an angel from God. StlH manacled, the laborer was locked up In a strong cell, where he squirmed out of the blanket and began to shout that he waa the .devil come to put Hilly Sunday out of buatness. He varied these statement by singing hymns. Before making his spectaculaY attempt to enter the pulpit. Slays went into a waiting-room, where he dlarobed. He was half way to the pulpit when he waa discovered. Hie herculean strength enabled hin to fight hie captors for several minutes before he was overcome and bound. TWO GREAT ORCHESTRAS SI NEW YORK AND BOSTON SYMPHONY ORGANIZATIONS. WALTER DAMROSCH'S VISIT I:, In January Indianapolis la to have its New York orchetraI season, when the Symphony Orchestra tinder Walter Dam-roch will come Monday evening. January 11, and the Boston Symphony Orchestra, under Max Fiedler, who aucceeded Dr. I Muck, will come January' W- The con certs are in the Ona B. Talbot aerlea, and will be 'given' at Engllsh'a. Ticketa will be sold for the concerts as a pair. One of the concertmasters of. the New York Symphony Orchestra, which comes first. Is Alexandre Savalosky. violinist. He Is a Huasian. who has lived in New York for many years, and for sixteen years he has been connected with Mr. Uamrosch's orchestra. As a leader of violins, his work is regarded by Mr. Damrosch to be Invaluable. W hen David Mannea doe not accompany the orchestra on Its tour, Mr. Saraloaky la concertmaster. He waa here with the -orchestra at the June Ssenger-feat, and made a favorable Impression, both artistically and personally. He Is at the head of the Savalosky -trio. In New York, and often soloist both with the orchestra concerts and on special occasions. The New York Symphony Orchestra Is one of the great musical organizations of the country, and was selected above any other for the National Sa?ngerfet, which waa held In this city In June. Mr. Damrosch, the director of the orchestra, is regarded the moat Influential aingle figure In the development of music In the United Statea. He has given New York a Dermaneirrt orchestra, has made tours of the country!,'' made the music dramas of Wagner and later of Debussy known to the public, began a propaganda for Tschalkowsky, two years ago, which has culminated this season In a Tschalkowsky cycevije is to give with the Symphony Orchestra in New York. Last season he produced all the Beethoven symphonies ir a chronological cycle. Thla is to be repeated thia season. Industrial, Financial . and Business Items TERRH HAl'TE, Ind., January 2. Thar were 38 building permits Issued In Terrs Hants In 1908 for estimated cost of structures of tl.2Sa.S3S. which latter amount wa 124.086 less than In 1907. when tTS permits war Issued. Th avr-e cost a house In 108 was Dearly 1700 more than In 1M7. Several large and costly buildings which were not completed until late In l&ot were begun In the fall of lih7. so thst ths actual building done in 1907 totaled more than th recorda of building- permits in-dlcata. - . V PERU. Ind , January X. John D. Maxwell, of tha Maxwell-Briaco automobile-works at Newcastle, has be a Id this city visiting relative for a wlc In tha meantime ha has been making some live stock purchases. lit boutrht four fin mares from J. O. Cole, paying ll.SXl for them, and three head of Polled Durham cattl of John H. Miller for tl.l'io. The stock is to be shipped to Mr. Maxwell's farm at Tarrytown. N. X. . . CHAMPAIGN. 111.. January S. The Illinois Llvs Stock Breeders' Association will meot at th eoller of agriculture of the Vntvsrslty of Illinois January It. S9 and JO. Tha association Is mad up of th Illinois Horse Breeders' Association, th Illinois Cattle Breeders' Association, . Illinois Swine Breeders' Association, Illinois Sheep Breeders' Assoclstion and th Illinois Cattl Feeder' Association. In connection with th convention, a corn show I to be glrn. and all farmers of th State of Illinois ar requested to bring exhibits. , No cash-prises era to b awarded. , - m.WRENCEVIIA.E. III.. January 1 The rumor to th frect that the Indiana Refining Company, which is building a 1500.000 refining plant here, was considering a deal whereby th standard Oil Company would come into possession of the Indiana company's holdings in tha Illinois ell district is denied by th bead office of tb company. The rumor had caused a great deal of anxUrty among th Independent oil operators In the local field, who dislike to deal with th Standard Oil Company and who ar holding all their crude oil until th refinery la put in operation at. this city. TERRE HAUTE, Ind.; January J. Th deer In the United Ktatss Court against a number 3f director of the failed Vigo National Bank, by which thy will pay to th secelver about H2.0H) In settlement of his claim baaed en their laxity In the management of th bank, wlH enable him to pay th remaining 10 per cent, to depositors. Th last previous dividend, making 90 per cent., was paid some months ago. After th final 10 per cent. Is paid there will be a small balanc for the stockholders. It has long bn reo-ognlzed that th bank need not have elod it coo r and that th reputed valuation placed on It asset at tha time of $ae per cent, of th liabilities -and which valuation by bankers prevaatod th bank getting es-Istanc. waa wrong. Tha bank waa solvent when Its doors were closed, but th scare wa on due to th disclosures of the shortage of Cashier Ous Consman, DECKER. Ind., January 1 A general raise In telephone rate has been put Into effect In Knox county by all th Independent companies doing business In thl county. Bom tiro ago ths Independent companies announced that a raise in rates would be necessary in order to make the buslnsas profitable. NOBLE8VILLE. Ind.. January J. Th midwinter meeting of th Farmers' Institute of Hamilton county la in session at Cicero. J. B. Burris, of Cloverdale. yesterday talked on the best methods to Improve the soli, and S. E. Sower, of Arcadia, made a strong appeal for the bom on th farm and what it stands for. To-day!s program Included addresses on "Th Car and Management of Farm Teams." by Charles McConneJl.' of Bhrtdaa: Th 81Io. It Construction, and Value." by Marcus Webb, of Arcadia. ,od "A Pie, for Mor Clover," by J. B. Bur. EVANSVILLE, Ind.. January The nw ngg case factory -at Kockport 4s nearlng completion and will be la operation in a short time. The plant will employ a targe number of persona Ths strawbuard factory at Rock-port that has been closed down for several weeks, has started up again. The product of the .factory will be used by the new egg case plant. ...The plant of the new Wisconsin Chair Company In thi city will start up ins a. few days and employment will be given to from two hundred to three hundred men..... It Is announced that on of the largest department tore and mail - order bouses will open a branch in thla city Local bankers say business is increasing and that the year WH promises to be prosperous.... Kirs. Bauer Is organizing a company which will be Incorporated at tuO.ouO to open a new bank la Fulton avenue. The company will be composed of local capitalist. ...B. ts. Viet, manager of the Indiana Egg Case Company, of this city, reports that December was a' better month for tiade tor egg case manufacturers than was the correspond! iig month of 17. He looks for a steady lncrvaa in the manufacturing business. y - . -. ANDERSON. Ind.." January t Commissioner, of. Madison county to-day gav notice that on January they-will receive bids on twenty-six improvements of roada. They include three streets In this city, for olch it Is understood brick paving is prupoewd aa the material for the Improvement. Petitions for the paving of the three streets under the three-mil gravel road law were filed in November laxt and a storm of protest followed. Th commissioners explain that th petition being In order, th board i compelled to advertise th work proposed. Some of the contractors will not bid on the three tret because they regard It doubtful as to whether bond fur such Improvement could be promptly placed. GREENFIELD. Ind., January 2. During tb year Valentin Fox. a farmer near th city, sold butter to the amount of HO. Is from four Jersey cows, beside supplying fata own table, and th year waa not an average ens because of the drought. PLYMOUTH. Ind.. January The Marshall County Fanners' Institute held aa Interesting and I'rofliable session of two fimy this week. Speakers from abroad filled a, good share of th program. A movement for good roada received encouragement. . . FT. WAYNE. Ind.. January .Though the official tabulation has not yet been - made, W. J. Hesa, finance clerk, says that during 1 the receipt- at the Ft. iWayn poatofflc were about t-V.Ooo greater than for any previous year....Jame J. Wood, general man-srer of the Ft. Wayne electric-works. has d "Vised a new lamp for street lighting purposes that he savs is a decided improvement over anything now In service. Metallic oxld takes the place of carbon in tha new lamp and It wiU be cheaper, cleaner and In all other ways more satisfactory than the present street lamps. Son to Administer Wheeler Estate. Walter .H. Wheeler, son of the late William V. Wheeler. Qualified in Probate Court to-day aa administrator of his father's estate, and his bond was placed at 110.000. There was no will, and it is understood the estate consists principally of insurance policies. 1 COMING JANUARY WITH DAMROSCH'S ORCHESTRA V V' V V' ' ALEXANDRE Violinist, one of the Concertmasters of appear in xnaianapons ax t.ngiisn a upe CHANGED NAME WHILE V SOLDIER IN CIVIL WAR Members of "Col. Robert Cromer's .Family Learn that His Name was f . Teever Seagraves. ' ' Special to The Indianapolis News. ' KOKOMO. Irid.. January 2.-Georgs Seagraves on learning of the death of his brother, CoL Robert Cromer, at Lo-gansport, went to that place to attend the funeral and acquaint the members of Colonel Cromer's family " with the ' fact that he was a brother. The relatives were much surprised, but - were so impressed with the truthfulness of the story that, they have sent an attorney here to look after "the Interests their father had in the estate of his father. Tarver Seagraves. ..... . .. The trouble that led to Teever Seagraves leaving home and refusing to be reconciled to nls family was due to a severe whipping given him by his father. He entered the Union army and Anally changed his name. After he withdrew from theftrmy he went by the name of Cromer. The members of his family knew nothing of the early circumstance until-after hla death.. r: MRS. ERB A WITNESS. V Widow of Murdered Man Testifies at Trial of Herself and Sister. MEDIA, Pa.r January i The star witness, Mrs. M. Florence . Erb, took the stand to-day In behalf of herself and her sister, Mrs. Catherine Belsei; who are on trial in the Delaware County Court for the murder of Capt. J. Clayton Erb. at his country home, ' Red Gables, near here, on October 6. The prosecution closed its case late yesterday afternoon after occu- fijring three days In presenting evidence n which It attempted to show that Erb had been deliberately murdered. - The defense in outlining Its case contended that Erb had treated his wifa brutally; that he waa constantly quarreling with her in order to force her to leave the bouse, and that In a violent quarrel -Erb waa shot dead by Mrs. Belsei, practically by accident and not by design. The defense alleges that Mrs. Belsei came to Mrs. Erb's rescue when she saw Erb with a revolver In his hands. Mrs. Erb fled to the bathroom, while Mrs. Belsei struggled with the husband. On the witness stand Mrs. Erb said: "My husband was killed while trying to kill me and my sister. He attacked me, and when I fought him off he again tried to kill me. When my sister came to my aid, -he tried to kill her. Then when she wrested the revolver from him he was finally ahot. If the captain had not attacked us like a madman, he could not have been hurt. Even if he had gone. to bed after the frst attack there wouM have been' no shooting, but he returned again and again to fight ua. Hla killing could not have-been avoided." . Mrs. Erb also told a long story of bru tality on the part of her husband. She said - Erb ' had frequently threatened to kill Her. - . A BRAVE NEGRO LAD. He Saved Twenty-Three Mates from Burning Orphans'. Home. PHILADELPHIA, January 2. Joseph Smith, an eight-year-old colored boy, was the hero of a fire that swept through the "House of the Holy Child for Colored Orphans : yesterday , morning. When nurses failed to control the frightened children, he calmly lowered a lire escape ladder from the third floor and down It led twenty-six of his playmates to safety. The blase was started by Miss Phoetxt Henry, twenty-seven years old, a nurst;, whose clothing caught fire from a gas stove. She died of her Injuries. ' ' - , CARMEL'S MAIL IS HASHED., Sacks Drop Under - Wheels of Train and Contents Are Scattered. Special to Tb Indianapolis News.) CARMEL, Ind-, January 2. The Monon railroad . track near the station looked to-day as If a printing establishment had Just gone out 5 of - bualneas. The mall sacks from . the . north when dropped from the 8 a. m. train fell under the wheels and the mall. Including a large mnnl rf nwnAtMn si s s m'At t prad over the track for a quarter of a mile. Mrs. A. N. Eddy Fatally III. t Special to The Indlanaiiotis News.) WASHINGTON.- January 1 Mrs. Augustus N. 'Eddy, the mother of Mrs. Beveridge. wife of the Indiana Senator, was not so well to-day. She Is not expected to recover. The family has abandoned the hope that she might be removed to Chicago. Senator Beveridge went to New York yesterday to meet Mrs. Marshall Field, who arrived from Europe. Mrs. Feld is a relative of the Eddy family. , - ' ' Refunds $150 fqr Stolen Mule. Special ta Th Infllanayniia Xew. .. OAKLAND CITY, j Ind.. January r John Reed, of-near Winslow, has received $150 for a mule that was stolen from him more than a year ago. At that time there was a series of horse thefts In that vicinity and later the animals were traced to a point in Tennessee. The man who took the animals, on rinding his location known, is willing to settle the claims. Indiana Teachers Wed at1 Louisville. Special to The Indianapolis News. LOUISVILLE. January 2. Forest P. Graham and Haxel L. Bryce. who said they were school teschers, ' obtained a license to wed here to-day. Graham gave his home as Franklin. Ind-. and Miss Bryce gave her home as Whites town, Ind. . -: I : X i ."' V . v t ' SAVALOSKY. ' the New York Symphony Orchestra, to ra-nouse January u. FEWER MARRIAGES IN 1908 Marriage license clerk William E. Berner finished figuring up to-day the . marriage license statistics for Marlon county for last year and was surprised to find that there were SSI fewer marriages In 1906 than there ; were during 1907. The number of marriage licenses Issued during 1S08 were ,2.584, "and during 1907 there were 2,935 issued. October of last year made a showing of eighty-one fewer marriage licenses ' than October of 1907. r- - . . In trying to account for the falling off, Mr. Berner said It was a. fact that, there are always fewer marriages during a presidential campaign year -than during any other year. ;; i. . "1 suppose, also," said Mr, Berner, "that a great mar y people were pinched for money during part of last year and that helped to discourage marriages." . UNDER THE ERDMAN ACT. M' K. &. T. Railroad Officials and : Trainmen Reach Agreement WASHINGTON, January 2. Announce ment was made to-day by . the board of mediation . under the Erdman set of the signing. In; this city, of a ' compromise agreement between the Missouri. Kansas & Texas Railway .Company and its em ployes. Engineers,, firemen, trainmen and e-rmrtuetnea van !nr,liA. 4m h. 41.-,.,. : which embraced twelve points. ' Ten of these had to do with the construction and application of existing contracts with employes, and two were demands for better terms ana conditions in certain particulars. - . The Questions Involved. I 8T. LOUIS, January 2. At the St. Louis office of the vice-president of the Missouri. Kansas Texas railway, to-day, it was said that the disputes which were arbitrated had to do with "a large number of minor matters relafing to regulations aa to runs." Most of them ware of concern mainly to engtnemen. The reinstatement of several- discharged employes was also asked by the men. , . INDIANA BREWERY A LOSER. Cook Company, of Eyansville, Fighting . , the, Alabama Prohibition Law. MONTGOMERY, Ala.. January 2. The fight against the Alabama prohibition law was opened to-day tn a petition filed by lawyers of this city In the United States Court, The petitioner is the Cook. Brewing Company, of Evanavllle, Ind., who alleges that the law will mean a loss to the concern of $126,000 a year in business. Judge Thomas Q. Jones set January 7 as a day for hearing argument for a restraining- order.- It is also said to be In vlpla-tlon of the interstate commerce act. t .'I TEN PEOPLE INJURED. ' Traction Cars Crash on Ft Wayne and Van Wert Road. VAN WERT. O.. January 2. A rear-end collision on the Ft. Wayne and Van Wert division of. the Schoepf trsctlon system, at Elldla, to-day. resulted In Injury to ten people, two of them seriously.' According to the statement of the motorman of the second car the accident was caused bv his car sliding' along the track after he-had set the brakes. All the injured lived in nearby towns. Alpha Tau Omegas Elect. PITTSBURG. January I. Delegates to the Alpha Tau Omesa convention gave over a large part of the day to pleasure, in recognition of holiday and last night all surrounded the banquet board at the Hotel Schenley. where toasts were responded to by leading members of the fraternity. The venerable founder of the fraternity, the Rev. Dr. Glasebrook. of Elizabeth, N. J., was one of the speakers to-day. Atlanta, Ua., was selected for the next convention, In December 1310, and the following officers were elected: Worthy . grand chief, Paul R. Hlckok, Delaware, O.; worthy grand chaplain, Theodore Dubolse Brauon. Jackson. Miss.: worthy grand scribe. Claude S. Wilson. Lincoln, Neb.; worthy grand keeper of the exchequer. E. D. Ellsworth. Washington, D. C. ; worthy grand keeper of the annals, Larkln W. Glasebrook, Wsshlngton. D. C; high council. Otis A. Glasebrook. Elizabeth. N. J.; N. Wiley Thomas. Philadelphia; Max Erdman. Al-lentown. Pa.; T. A. Clark, Champaign, 111., and George W. Mitchell. Dallas. Tex. Former Bank Cashier Dead. Special to The Indianapoll News. PENDLETON. Ind., January 2. Minor L. Baker died at the home of his mother, Mrs. W. E. Brown, this morriing. He had been ill for more than a year with tuberculosis. He leaves a' young widow, mother and sister. Mrs. Will Burdette. of Indianapolis. Before his Illness Mr. Baker waa cashier in the Pendleton bank. ' Former Coroner Falls Dead. I Special to Th Indianapolis News. HAMILTON, O.. January ' r Dr. Thomas Darcy Sharkey, former coroner of Butler county, and a leading physician, fell dead to-day while on his way to attend a woman. Apoplexy was the cause. He was forty-two years bid and leaves a family. THIRD CHR ISTIA 1 CHURCH REACHES FORTIETH YEAR ANNIVERSARY WILL BE CELE BRATED BY MEMBERS. HISTORY OF CONGREGATION With ant honorable career that extends over; four decades the Third Christian church will celebrate its fortieth anniver sary to-morrow. When the church be gan its career It was organized In the Matheslan literary hall in the old Northwestern Christian University, now Butler College. The original college building still stands On the old campus, and is now used and occupied by the Physlo-Medl-cal College, though for a long time It was the . property of the Indianapolis Orphans Home. Forty years ago College avenue was a mere lane, which extended out Into the country a naif mile beyond the city and terminated at the big wagon gate and turnstile, which was the entrance to the campus, and was located where Thirteenth street crosses College avenue to-day. The congregation met for a time In the college building, until It had completed Its modest frame building, which became Its home and was so used until the year 1487, when the more modern and commodious brick was built on the adjoining tot at Thirteenth street and Ashland avenue. Both buildings are still used by the present conrreaation. thou if h it has en- tirely outgrown their capacity, having a membership of about UMt. ( - Had Prominent Ministers. It is rather remarkable that all three of the . buildings which have been occupied by this congregation still stand on their original sites, and are in a fair state of preservation. The church has been served by many well-known and prominent preachers. The first regular minister was t-Illah Goodwhu of more than local fame In his dsy. John C. Miller, father of trie present i-.leutenant-Oovernor Hugh tor for rive years, during which time he waa also nrotessor In the lbl deoart tnent of the university. In fact, many of the occupants of this purplt have been- men of especially marked scholarship. The Rev. R. T. Matthews was called from his pastorate here to become professor of theology in Drake University. The Rev. J. P. Rowllson became president of Hiram College, and the Rev. Burris Jenkins became president of Butler College, and later of Kentucky University. The Rev. C. B. Newnan was for a long time identified with" Cotner University, waa the general secretary of the National Educational Society of the Disciples. The longest term of service by any one man was that of the Rev. D. R. Van Buskirk who left the stamp of bis power and ability upon the church. When the Northwestern University changed Its location to Irvlngton and became Butler College more than thirty families removed with it to that suburb. This loss was felt keenly by the little church which had been organised with seventy-two charter members, less than six years before. The congregation has grown steadily, however, until it Is known as one of the largest In the city. Its work is almost institutional in character, t Largs Force of Workers-It employs a larger force of workers than Is usually found among church outside a metropolis. The pastor, the Rev. IL O. Hill, is assisted by Miss May Cunnlngahm, the church visitor, and R. W. Lookablll. office and financial secretary. Miss Elsie Gordon Is the church's missionary in India, receiving her entire support from the funds raised by this congregation. . Besides the regular and ordinary services a class in the study of the Emmanuel movement meets on Thursday afternoons of each week, and a class in Christian sociology meets on Thursday evening. Dr. Josiah Strong, Of New York, says this is the largeat class of its kind In the United States. , Prof. R. J. Aley. the newly-elected State Superintendent of Public Instruction, has accepted the position of teacher for the men's Bible clasa. i The anniversary services will be held at 10:30 Sunday morning. Various ones of the old members will give addresses and relate Incidents of earlier days. The charter members present will occupy specially reserved pews. - So far as can be ascertained the charter members are Mrs. Sue Brown, A. C. Shortrldge, -James Norris, the Rev. J. R. Robertson and Mr. and Mrs R. N. Cosby. . Novel Feature of Program. . A novel feature of the program will be an offering from all present of one penny ,for each year they have been Christians. The proceeds of this offering tvlll go to the relief fund of the congregation, and will be used In charitable work among the poor sad needy. j The congregation Is considering the erection of a new and modern church building which will be equipped -with every convenience necessary to a wider Institutional work. The pastor, the Rev. H. O. Hill, will give the first of a series of eight sermons In the evening, which will be along the line of Emmanuel and new thought movement. The dates and subjects are as follows: Jsnuary J, 109. "Humanity's Highest Honor"; January 10, "As a Man Thlnketh"; January 17. "The Will to Be Well": January 24. "What All the World Wants': January 21. "How to Have Personal Power"; February ' 7, "Wisdom's Waya'; February 14. "How to Be Happy''; February 21, 'The Way to Wealth.'1 Services begin at 7:30 p. m. i JURY GIVES MINER $10,000. Similar Damage Suits Pending Against Vandalla Coal Company. Special to Tb Indlananolla News.) BRAZIL, Ind., January 2. The verdict 3f $10,000 given by the Jury In the Temm damage suit against the Vandalla Coal Company at Greencaatle yesterday afternoon greatly pleased about twenty miners of this city who were Injured with Temm In the Rosebud mine -of the company two years ago. The suit was for 115.000 damages, but the verdict was even larger than the miners expected. The case was fought with unusual vigor by the large array of legal talent on both sides, as it waa realized that the result of thia trial would have a strong bearing on the other cases filed. , . The men were injured in an explosion in the mine, but the company held that it was not lisble because, it said, the explosion was of gas over which they had no control. The miners ssld the explosion was due to fine dust In the mine, and that the explosion could have been prevented had the company sprinkled the mine as the law requires. , .- INDIANA MARRIAGES. MONROE CITY. Ind.. Jsnuary I James W. Williams, an antarprlalng fartnar living- near here, and Miss Harriett RodarmeU daughter of th late James Kodarmel. ware married yesterday. 8ANDBORN. Ind.. -January t, The marriage of Claud Bookslrry' and Miss Bessl Berry, both prominent young people, wa an event In tftts place. ...Another marries which took place yetrday was that of Tnoroa Engl aod lilaa Naacr Parley. They war married at th home of O. W. Farley, father of the bride. PORTLAND. lnd..-January L Mra Maatha E. Wlns-ar, a' twenty-nine, and William Henry Wbltacrrj of Madison township, her been married. They will lire la Marion. NEWCAWTI.E. Ind., January Z- The marriage of George C Hickman, of this city, ana Mra. Krina C. Snyder, of Moore land, take place to-mcrrow at the home of the bride' parents. Mr. and Mrs. Webstar Havne. in Mooreland Mis Haiel B. l it, daughter of Mr. and Mra. David- B. t'tt. and A I via B Ooar. were married - last evening, th ceremony being performed in the newly furnished horn of to couple tn West Bprlng street.... Mis Edith A. Hudson and Harry F. Chriman. both f MMdletosrn. obtained the first marriage license sasued In Henry county tn 109 and were married yesterday aflernocn by th Rev. F. O. Browne, of the Methodist church. WTNDFAI.L Ind.. -January 2e-A doubl wedding Wa one of the aortal events of the week in Windfall. Elmer and Walter Smith became the husbands of Mis Ruby Kemp and Miss Garnet lHrnarse. the latter of Indianapolis Other Windfall matriages were th.iae of Paul Prttrhard and M1ss Laura Dnrbin. Joseph McNem and Mr. Uzzte MerTord. EVANSVILLE. Ind. January 2. The Rev. Albert Oulledie, pastor of the Christian church 'at Winslow. Ind., and Miss Emeltne Campbell, of 5entryvtlla. Ind., were married last night at tb latter place. Monday Rear Bargain Table - , . ' (Main Floor) DOILIES, centerpieces, etc, hemstitched, scalloped and embroidered, 29c and 25c qualities. . . . . . ...19c WHITE GOODS REMNANTS, consisting of India linon, longcloth, nainsook, dimity, etc., 1 to 5- yard lengths; up to 25c quality .v. . ... . . . . ... . . .7y2C. HUCK TOWELS, hemmed, size 18x36 inches, very heavy, firm and absorbent, our regular 15c 1 quality . .... ........... ................. 10 C TINTED CENTERPIECES, ecru with three skeins of rloss, 39c quality (while they iast) . 15c ART GOODS, consisting of pillow tops, cords, batten-burg threads, braids, crochet hooks, etc., up to 39c qualities, while they last (to close). ............ .lc The Win. H. Block Co. DECLINED TO ACCEPT VEHICLE LICENSE 110.13 O. C. BAGANZ REGARDS r : HOODOO NUMBER. IT AS REASONS FOR HIS BELIEF Superstitious because his son had been shot on the seventh dsy of the month, and had died on the , tuirtewnth, and having always been unable to break away from hoodoo numbers, O. C. Bagans, 234 North New Jersey street, refused to accept city vehicle license No. 13 at the offlce of the city controller to-day. After the license for a one-horse buggy had been issued by Deputy Ctty Controller Alfred F. Coos, Mr. Baans consulted with his wife as to the advisability -of accepting the license and asked Mr. Cook to exchange It for one with another number. "What Is the matter with that tag; Isn't It good?" asked Cook. . . It was thsn that Mr. Bagatis explained to the deputy controller that he was superstitious, and particularly of the thirteen proposition. In explaining the cause for his strange feeling In regard to the number, Mr. 11. gans said: Figured In Business, Life. "It bas always figured In my married and , business life. Our son Edward, a bright , little chap, was shot, by accident six years ago fa Terre Haute. He was carrying a Flobert. rifle by the mussle, when It was discharged, the bullet penetrating his abdomen. On the UUi day of the month he auccumbed to his Injuries, just a few days before be would have been thirteen years of age. . - "I held a building and loan account at one time which waa numbered 13J3, and once In Terre Haute I purchased 11.3U) worth of city lota located at and near 13 South Seventh street. The venture was not entirely successful for me." "When I noticed the number of the license Issued to me this morning I asked to have it changed, for I own a valuable horse and I do not care to have him Injured, as I believe he would be had I accepted the license first offered me. I took No. 14 . Instead, and noT' have no misgivings as to the safety of my. horse. Seven and twenty-three are the, other two numbers which I fear." Mr. and Mrs. Ba trans, with their family, moved to Indianapolis four months ago from Terre Haute. 1 LODGE AT THE BON AIR. Senator Goes to Augusta to Confer with President-Elect. AUGUSTA, ' ' Oa.. January Z. United States Senator Henry Cabot Lodge, of Massachusetts, reached the Bon Air Hotel to-day and conferred with Presidentelect Taft this afternoon. Mr. Lrfxlge did not care to comment for publication regarding the purpose of hla visit, but It Is understood he presented views on Csb-lnet making from the standpoint of the old Bay State. ..... Mr. Taft said to-day that he had Invited William Nelaon Cromwell, of New York, to vlait him here. -While the President-elect would volunteer no further information regarding this Invitation, it la believed that It is for more Cabinet consultation. A dlegt-Uon of prominent citizens of Birmingham. Ala,,, in two special csrs, reached here to-day and were received by Mr. Taft this afternoon. They came to Invite the President-elect to visit their city, but It having been indicated that he had decided against extending his South' ern itinerary, it was planned that the invitation should be carried by an imposing array of citizens, ready to receive any message that the next chief executive might deem epedlent to send to Alabama. SAYS WOMAN WAS INSANE. Indianapolis Nurse Testifies in Ellis Poisoning Case.. 8perlal to The Indianapolis XsraJ 1 SHELBYVILLP, - Ind.. January l. Miss Gertrude Leedy. of Indianapolis, was called here as a witness In the Fred Bills poisoning ease yesterday. Miss Leedy had charge of the Shelhyville City Hospital at the time Mrs. Ellis was sent there for treatment In her testimony, she made, the statement that Mra. Ellis waa Inaane when brought there and that she would often be heard creaming. Sometimes she railed Mr. Ellis by telephone and many times he came of his own a-scord and his treatment of bis wife ' while at the Institution was always kind, the witness said. Lrr. T. C. Kennedy testified that last year Mrs. Ellis went to a Cincinnati hospital for nervous and mental troubles. Dr. B. O. Keeney, also testified regarding Mrs. Ellis' troubles. Miss Klrby testified that Mrs. Ellis received considerable money from hr hnsband. The witness said Mrs. Ellis bad told her that her , husband was not liberal enough. , The case will run over Into next week. LOCAL OPTION IN PUTNAM. Petitions for Erection In the County Filed with 2,5B3 Names, . . ' Special to The Indianapolis Nr-1 , GREENCASTLE. Ind.. January 2. -Pe- t It Ions for a local option election in Put- ! nam coUrty.were flied with theloountvl auditor here this arrernoon. ine peu-t:or were signed by 2,i persons. Only 1.1 M names were required to assure an elet-tlon. The local option move here has been purelr nonpartisan, only the local temperance workers have circulated the petition. The State Anti-Saloon Lengue lias been asked to keep Its hands off and so far It has done so. At the recent election 5.TS? votes were cast in Putnam county. The Democrats elected their entire ticket with majorities ranging from "CO to LU). The temperance workers to-day declare that the county will vote dry by at least at the election which will be ordered by the County Commissioners when they meet on Monday. There are only aeven saloons no' In the county, and they are all confined to the First ward, la Greencaatle. Steamship Arrivals. NEW YORK. January 2. Arrived: Lun'tani. Liverpool. LIVERPOOL. January X. Arrived: Ultonia, New York. at Bloel re TO 'ERECT CONFEDERATE' shact in iiiniMmpni is a a saw . sb. ssa aa a , at a a a a M n M WAIt. UrAn I mCfs I K C M CM B CMS MEN WHO DIED IN CAMP MORTON ALL BURIED IN GREENLAW.. -A dispatch to-Th News from Washington, to-dav. aara- "A monument 1 to t,A erected to tha Confederate prisoners cf war burled at Greenlawh cemetery, Indianapolis, in accordance with the sr-rangementa mad by the commissioner appointed for marking the graves of the Confederate dead. :. The work Is to be conducted under the War Department. It Is proposed to hare this monument of mrU er granite and. to bear the nam, rsnic. If other th:n a private, company and rejrl-mn', of LCiO soldiers, together with sn appropriste description of architrave In larger letters, setting forth t'.e rest:rg place of the officers and men of the Confederate forcea who died as prisoners of war at Camp Morton, Indianapolis, between 1SS2 and 13." Recalls Commissioner' Visit The fbregolng dispatch from Washington aa read to Adjutant-General rerry. VLittle can be said at this end of the hn on this subject,-said he. "I rtnnmlr the commissioner mentioned In the (Vi-patch came here last summer ani ev-n In thla offlce a number of time, lie t-M me the purpoee of his coming was li ei-e Confederate prisoners who had d.M at Camp Morton had been burled, trior than forty-three years ago. . - "At that tlma ha spoke) of having the graves properly marked, but tiia r.t specify in what way this was to t iW r. The result is thnt on Ms report a mmr or monument will be placed at OrtonUsn cemtery with the names of these piMn.-i-ers upon It. The Government doulitle i ns a record of these names. These rravt-s are on the north side of the cemetery si-Joining the Vandalla tracks. I sm j.-, 1 thla monument Is 'to be erwted. Te nn who lost their lives in the cltil wir. whether on the Union or the Confe..lcraie side, should be remembered." '. Circular for Elds' on Monument. A circular In relation to the itg'm-1 monument In Greenlawn cemetery has. been received -at the Indianapolis p'it- offlce from William C. Oatee, of the War Der.artment. who is known as the om-mlesloner for msrklng graves of Confederate, dead. The circular Is for tho-'l.-rectlon of those who wisn to Md on the contract for the erection of the monument, and it may be seen by such persons In the offlce of John II jSbtdeler, assistant postmaster. . According to the circular the pr-pn.i monument, or marker, is to be of crystalline marble or of granite, to cot, complete, not more than I'i.fM.1. and ! to from twenty to thirty fet Mh. J'.IJu fur its construction," acconipanl ! by d .in'. must be In the bands of Mr. by February 15. 8-POUND MASTODON TOOTH." Third Relic of the Kind Found by a Ditcher In Newton County. v ' (Fpaclal ta Th Ind larva poll a N.w J ' MOROCCO, Ind., January 2. Lewis Guthrie, of Colfax township, a ditcher. Drought to this city yesterday the larre-t mastodon's tooth ever unearthed in tr, it county." It meesured almost seven irirhr lng. four' and three-quarters Inches wi .!, snd weighed a little over eight pounds. This Is the third tooth of the kind Mr. Guthrie lias found in that vicinity emu-In .the last two months. Must be Disinterested Person: Kpeclal t'Th InJ!ni.lis Nf NEWCASTLE. Ind.. January 2. No man who l)a in lines past In any svsy hai try dealing with tb county will be alliwel t sit with th commissioners as a coinrr.nt.M to receive report from th r ert aooountaate aa the Investitratlun of the county ki lro-rese. Thl ia th edict of the ouriv commissioner In their decision irnour.cli j that thev would net act W. H. 'fcan.ber. fit the Democrat, snd IV. It. Elilftt. of the. Courier, ss nnbr of thl etninlttee. Tho. commissioners based their objection to Chambers and Elliott on th s-rfmnil that In t'-nn past tbey had presents 1 tula f r l-gJ notices beyond what was ailuweU (or theru. Stop Sneezing Kay Fever Can Ee Cured One application of Kondon's Ca tarrhal Jelly wi!l brine you such wonuerful relief: from hay fever that you will continue Its use until completely cored. That Is why we will be riaj to send you a free sample of Begin tbe use of this soothing, he a I ins; remedy now before your annual attack comes on. You can ward It off if you begin la time. :. Kondon's contains no cocaine or harmful drtir. All drurrlsts. 2'jC and 60c tubes. Write today for free sample, Ilondon &I2j. Co. ftUaaeapoIla, Hlxm. I'-k WuSi WW! t

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