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   Logansport Journal (Newspaper) - July 28, 1907, Logansport, Indiana                                W THE LOGANSPORT JOURNAL THIRTYSECOND YEAR NO 179 ihowers Sunday and Monday LOGANSPORT INDIANA SUNDAY JULY 28 1907 AH Pint raid TWO cun HAYWOOD JURY LOCKED ST AND 8 TO 4 FORGUILTr WILL MANEUVER i IN OPEN STREET HEAT DRIVES MEMBERS OF UNIFORM RANK K OF P TO FORSAKE REGULAR ftUAR TERS AT DEUX PRACTICE MAY ENTER CONTEST CAPTAIN FEIDLER SAYS LOCAL COMPANY MAY ENTER INTER NATIONAL CONTEST The local company U R K of P egbln regular drilling within a short time The company will exe cute the majority of the work in the as it is too hot to go through it in the hall The company will re celve the new manual of drills adopt ed by the U S army within a few months Until then the old drills be used The companies always keep in touch with the army and keep pace as near as possible with all changes The changes however generally are adopted by the lodges about six months after the war de partment adopts thefrn Captain Harry Fidler said he did not know whether the company attempt to take part in the International contest next time or not Owing to the fact that another election of officers will be held In a few months he will not know until then If the present officers are changed the new officers will decide whether they will want to take part In the contest o w ill Not Open Until December Contractor WMey who is build Ing the Nelson theater said yester day that he hoped to liave the building ready to give productions In by Dec 1 at least He said the work would be pushed as fast as possible and unlees there is some delay in the arrival of material the theatrical company ought to be able tto begin doing business here before cold weather sets in This give the company a season of over four months EXCURSIONS WILL CALL MANY Yesterday and today were special occasions in the excursion business on the Pennsylvania and Vandalia rail roads especially on the Vandalla which road hauled over 250 families of the omploycs of the company on the annual employes excursion to lake Maxlukuckee A special train of 10 coaches was handled over the lines for the purpose and all the cars were filled Ttve train left the station at yesterday morning proceeding straight to the lake where the crowd separated In pur suit of various amusement Returning the train arrived In the city at The excursion was one ot the best of the kind con ducted by the road no accidents oc curring to mar the pleasure of the trip Today the Panhandle handles over the local division excursions from In dianapolis to Culver and from here to Cincinnati The Culrer train does not pick up from here The Vandalla also runs an excursion to South Bend besides the usual Culver Sunday rates Accused Miners PeersCantAgree and Disagree ment Expected MUST DECIDE BY 8 THIS MORNING All night inquiries poured into Journal office for news from the jury that is trying to decide the fate of William D Haywood secretary of the Western Federation of Miners now on trial at Boise City Idaho for the murder of Frank Steunenberg but at 1 oclock this morning the jury Ig still out There is every Indication that the Jury is deadlocked ana that a disagreement will end the famous trial A report sent out from Boise City at 11 oclock last night uncon firmed had it that the jury stood 8 to 4 for a verdict of murder in the second degree Unless the jury reached a verdict by 8 oclock this morning Judge Wood will call them into court which has kept open since they retired to deliberate The fact that the jury has been so long arriving at a verdict raises the hopes of the Haywood sympathizers Those taking the view of the State were certain from the evidence that a quick verdict would be reached Repeatedly the jury has sent Into court for exhibits submitted during the trial and this leads to the conclu sion that the reasonable doubt phase of the case Barrows last HopeIs hav ing great effect with the jurors At 9 oclock the jury sent out a request asking that they be given the exhibits consisting of the tele gram sent by Attorney Miller Spo kane to Orchard at Caldwell the telegram sent by Simpklns to Hay wood saying that he could not get a lawyer to defend OrcTiard and the drafts sent by Haywood to Simpltins in 1905 Also the Pettlbone letter to Orchard at Caldwell All these exhibits were Introduced by the state to show the existence of a conspiracy Mrs Etta Carruthers mother of Haywood collapsed yesterday after noon and is now in a hospital suffer ing from nervous prostration When the jury retired Mrs Carruthers leaped to the side of her son threw iei arms about his neck and kissetl lini repeatedly At 4 oclock yesterday afternoon Judge Wood left the court room stat SAYS STRANGER WAS TOO ROUGH CARRIAGE PAINTER APPEARS AT POLICE STATION IN BAT TERED CONDITION AND TELLS OF ASSAULT UNKNOWN HIT BIN SAYS AFTER FIRST BLOW HE MADE EXIT CAME BACK AND WAS HIT AGAIN W A Hutchinson a carriage paint er appeared at police station at 1 oclock this morning with his mouth bleeding and claimed that he had been hit by some unknown person at the Saratoga Cafe He said that he was eating when someone pushed him away from the lunch counter The two had words when the stranger apologized Following this Incident he claimed that a large fellow who was also a stranger hit him on the jaw knock ing him out of the restaurant He re turned he claimed and as he went out again some one else hit him The police went to the place but were unable to learn who hit the man GUILTY BEHOLD ANHONESTMAW YELL STATE TAX BOARD BUT NO PROOF Special Judge Fic kle FindsColored Man Resembles Aaron iBurr SALOON MEN SOLVE PROBLEM Special Judge Fickle yesterday acquitted MontraHlle Simmons and son Edward colored of assault and battery upon Francis Kistler The trial of the twa men consumed nearly two days 1 The case against Montravllle Slmmibns was called in the city court Friday morning The morning was takqn up in the argu ing of the attorneys on venue pro ceedings and the appointing of a special judge Thi evidence of the case took the enitlre part of the ternoon court not adjourning until nearly 6 oclock The prosecuting attorney and J H Neff for the denfense spent nearly the entire day yesterday arguing In his decision Judge Fickle said that he would have to decide in a similar manner to the decision of the Judges in the treason case against Aaron Burr who was de clared Innocent for lack of evi dence although believed to be guilty ACTION OF BPAZIL LI4UOR DEALERS IF FOLLOWED BY DEALERS HERE WILL PUT AN END TO SALOON WAR ALL AGREE TO CLOSE SIGN CONTRACT TO KEEP CLOSED ON SUNDAY FINE ALL VIOLA TORS OF PACT SAY PATRONS GET TO FAR FORWARD STREET GAR OFFICIALS OBJECT TO PEOPLE RIDING IN WITH MOTORMEN FRONT SMOKERS ARE TOO FAR UP Managers of the local street car lines have a kick coming against per sons who when getting on open cars head for the seat in the front end with the mptorman It is entirely against company rules for passengers or even employes to ride with the motorman and the management Is thinking seriously of railing off the compartment of the cars to keep pas sengers oiit The nvotormen whale wishing to obey rules do not like to ask patrons to sit farther back as they Invariably become angry Another practice of numbers of the male patrons of smoking In the front seats of the open cars This is as much against the rules as riding with the motorman but passengers being asked to go to the rear nearly always kiok causing unpleasantness for the crews For smokers benefit they also announce that the three rear seats Ing he would not come back until are reS8rvcd clear of ladies and chll called for The jury went to The only vloiation Of these rules at and seemed in bad shape wnlch ls to be tolerated is in cast ot Their attitude gives rise to the opinyery heavy tariff on that there is an irreconcilable dif1 0 ference of opinion among them which can but result in disagreement Judge Wood announced tliat tie will eep open session and that there will WILL SUBSTITUTE FOR REV CRAIG Rev David Walk a veteran llst of the Christian denomination has arrived in the city and after today be no recess until the final report Judge Woods charge was long con taining more than 12000words and will occnpy the pulpit f the Ninth covering the case from almost fcvery street Christian church while Rev viewpoint It was regarded by both the regular pastor goes on his sides as eminently fair If anything sllmnier vacation TRUSTEES WIN HARD STRUGGLE NAME TAYLOR UNIVERSITY RE MAINS WITH ORIGINAL INSTI TUTION AT UPLAND MUNCIE SCHOOL BACKS UP The trustees of the Taylor Uni versity of Upland attended by many Logansport people have won out in their long fight against the new uni versity formed In Munete wSich took the name of Taylor University The Upland people threatened to bring in junction suits if the name was re tained At last the Muncie Commer cial club has agreed to call that in stitution the McCabe University ir being named after Bishop McCabe New York deceased o T oo Busy to Drive Come on Trolley There was more business over F W T lines yesterday than for weeks according to local agents The traf fic was so heavy that some of the In the event local liquor dealers take pattern after their brethren o Brazil Indiana there will come an en to the local saloon war there will be no more raids no more arrests and no more fines The retail liquor dealers association of Brazil recently decided to Investi gate the Sunday closing proposition and discovered that the police are try Ing to enforce it not because of en mity to the saloon keepers but because it is the law of the State They then pondered the alternative of abiding uy the law or breaking the law and enter ing into a ceaseless clash with the au thorities The majority of the members de clared that their business would be benefitted that they could secure re spect from the public and rest for themselves by abiding by the law and keeping closed on Sunday However while the majority were of this mind there remained those who liked best to violate the law and sell on Sunday thus securing in addition to their own the patronage of those customers of the places that remained closed on Sunday This condition worked injustice to the law abiding saloonlst who might well figure that since others opened on Sunday he might as well protect histrade Tliis phase of the situation was in vestigated and those who were In fa vor of closing on in the counsel with those who insisted on keeping open on Sunday and outlined an alternative for the vi olator They told the saloonist who was not In favor of closing on Sunday that he must either sign an agreement to keep closed on Sunday or they would lend assistance to the police hire additional help to see that tlie law Is enforced and the vloltaors pun ished In he face of this threat all the dis senting ones signed the agreement whcrfby each saloon keeper agrees to keep his saloon closed on Sunday Interuran carbs carried trailers One hp doing bllginpss on Sun reason given for the extra amount of business was the fact that far mers were too busy to drive to the city but finding that they were forced to make the trip went on the Interuran thus1 takbing less time o A M E Members to Give Concert Rev Walk will preach today at the Lucerne Christian church returning i here tomorrow via the Pennsylvania DR BALLARD RECEIVES NEW CAR Dr J W Ballard yesterday received his new PopeTribune 40horie power runabout which ha ordered some time ago He will use the car In his gen eral practice about the city and coun try car It one of the highest power of doctors runabout true It was the consensus of opinion that the court leaned to the defense In regard to the corroboration of Orchard Judge Wood said that the for pmsburg whence he will go after jury should test the value of such evl1 a short stay to Bethany Beach Dele dence by eliminating his testimony ware joining his wife who is making with a view to ascertaining If there is independent testimony tending to con nect the defendant with the offense This corroborating evidence the court continued need not be suffi cient of Itself to establish the guilt of the defendant but It must tend in some degree to Implicate and connect the defendant with the commission of the crime charged Further along In his charge Judge Wodd said If It is possible for you to reconcile the facts In this case upon any reasonable theory consistent with the innocence of the defendant Wil liam D Haywood It is your duty to do go and find the defendant not guilty Tbe jury Is Instructed that the flight of Jack Simpklns if you find Continued on Page 5 Column 1 an extended visit there VETERANS GIVEN FREE VAUDEVILLE Local Spanish American war veter ans who attend the reunion to be held In Kokomo August 7 will be given a free vaudeville entertainment there at the Sipe theater The veterans of Ko komo have arranged a good program and will give the visitors a day filled with entertainments SUPERINTENDS AUCTION Route Agent Enoch of the Adams express company wao has his head quarters here was In Marion yes terday where superintended an auction ot unclaimed packages Membersof the A M E church will give a concert Monday and Tuesday nights The concerts will be given at the Market Street M E church and the Northsfde church The funds will be used for the church expenses The following program will be car ried out Instrumental solo Prof Fisher Chorus Get You Heady Rec A J Allen Solo Miss Turner Chorus Good News Instrumental solo Miss Jones Rec Miss Malone Solo Miss Gllmore Chorus Little White Stone Instrumental duet MissMy ers and Mr Wlnslow Solo Prof Fisher Chorus Mary Dont Weep Duet Miss Jones and Mrs Payton Solo Mr Malone Chorus Dry Bones Solo Miss Myers Chorus Good Night Colver owned by J F Dln nen this city won flrst money at Caro Mich July 18 in a purse Bets time This horse has won at every track he started in this year and is now the champion green pacer of Indiana for 1907 day he agrees to pay a fine of to ihe retail liquor dealers association of the city The action of the saloonists has met with approval of all Brazil The town Is closed and tfie saloonists themselves have closed it Atty Myers Tell Truth Abont County and Wins Boards Favor CHANCE LEVY MAY NOT BE RAISED G oing Back Sunny Italy James Palumbo travelingsales man for the Caruso commission house of this city is preparing to leave Wednesday for Italy the place of his birth Palumbo has lived in this country since he was 11 years of age never yet returning en a visit He goes now to bring his aged father to this country to live with him He will be absentfrom this city for some months during which time his route will be covered by substi tutes If the State Boaru v x Commis sioners does not raise the tax levy of Cass county it will be because of the manner in which Atty Quincy A My ers presented the condition of affairs of the county to them according to the members The Board sitting at Indianapolis and hearing protests from many counties had the pleasure when Myers appeared before them of hearing the first frank statement of conditions that had been made them Fred Sims of the Board said as much in an Interview following the session Friday Representatives from other counties when appearing before the Board sang a hard times song that contained every note but the ring of truth Ac cording to them the land In their counties has a valuation of less than 73 cents an acre and caa raise noth ing but a mortgage Myers sang no such swan song ac cording to the report of the meeting n the capital papers Instead he be gan by stating to the Board tliat Cass county had land that resembles Ken tucky belter than oth ers but all good He told of land worth less than an acre but he also tojd qf laud worth 65 and an acre However be called attention to the fact that if the Board raised the tax evy it would aggrevate the already shameful dlsproportionment in valua tion due to the neglect of the Cass lounty Board of Review He showed how the city of Logansport will be orced to bear the burden and asked hat the Board refrain from making an at this time When Myers left the meeting the Board members declared it was a pos tive relief to meet a county represent ictive who had no hard times wail to advance as reason why the levy should lot be increased Thats the first frank statement oi conditions weve had made us at this wsslon said Sims after Myers left he meeting CONTRACTOR FOR AUTO WINS RACE WITH TROLLEY BIG TOURING CAR BEARING F3UE PASSENGERS ARRIVES HSU JUST AS I T U CAB PULLS Of AUTO HANDICAPPED LEAVES INDIANAPOLIS AN HALF HOUR BEHIND INTERURBAV AND FINISHES FIRST Frequently the interurban between here and Indianapolis with steam trains along the and often beating them Yesterday s the first time however that in automobile and an interurban raced Just as the interuban car here at pulled la yesterday venlng an automobile with a tour ng party In It slowed down at Saratoga restaurant for supper car was covered with dust and howed indications of having COT ered the distance at a fast rate The driver inquired of the motorman of Tie interurban when ne left Indian apolis and learned that it was at 3 clock The auto driver said he had eft nearly half an hour later than that arriving In this city at the same time After eating supper the party went on to Chicago o L ocal Team Out of Race for Cap A G Davidson commissioner of construction of the Gault ditch yesterday afternoon filed suit in the circuit court against R C liillis and sureties demanding damages for loss sustained by reason of the failure of the de fendants to fulfill the contract to construct the Gault ditch The defendants named In the suit are R C Hillis Silas Storer Chas A Smith Hiram F Hillis M W Collett M A Jordan George Gam ble R M Carney and Thomas Fllnn The plaintiff sets forth that the defendant failed to fulfill the terms of the contract which was entered into and for which bond was given and asks that the defendant and his bondsmen be held responsible for judgment in the sum of 153000 PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES FORMER LOCAL NAN Captain Henry McCrea formerly themselves The officers and men of of this city in charge of the Geor gia when the accident occurred fa tally Injuring several men re ceived a letter of congratulation from President Rootevelt on the way the crew and conducted the ship were congratulated on the way they went back to work after the accident not allowing it to mar the discipline or interfere with the target practice next few Although the defeat from the An derson team by the Logansport Coun try Club Golf team last Thursday makes the winning ot the cup year filmost an impossibility for the local team yot the members are not discouraged and hope to get a place at least The golf contests are really more of a social nature than a display of skill The contest in any city always the entertaining of the visiting teams and results In a better understanding of the people of the different cities o PROVES TO BE WHOLESOME LESSON The arrests of two younggirls for being out late at nights has nearly broken up the practice of young girls remaining on the streets late According to Sergeant Morris police have not had to order any girls home or bringany to head quarters since the arrest of tiie Wilson and the Gaollowy girls o s mith Pays Fine is Released Charles Smith who sentenced to jail a few weeks ago charged with driving his mother and wife out of the home on the north side was re leased from jail yesterday a friend of his paying the remainder of the fine Smith has been in Jail Innumer times but his mother has in variably furnished the money to ball him out The lait two how ever refused to to rescue and served jail sen B ENTERTAINS EMPLOYES AT PRETTY LAEE Mr and R C Kloephr of the SchmlttKloepfcr Co Golden Rule will entertain all of today at their rammer cottage Pretty Lake four from Plym outh Ind which the old of Mr and Mrs Kloepfer before remortif to city   

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