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Grsrtxeint on the day of the rides. Volume 26 Indianapolis, Ind., Tuesday, May 26, 1903 o.235.

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Local political.

John W. Holtzman, Democratic Candidate for Mayor. The lawyer John W. Holtz. This morning they formally announced their candidacy for the nomination for Mayor on the democratic city ticket. In addition to him, James E. McCullough also registered as a candidate for Mayor's office. John W. Holtzman was born in Berks County, Pa. His parents moved to White County, Ind., When he was a boy. In 1880 he came to Indianapolis, studied law, and established himself as a lawyer. In 1886 he became Deputy State Attorney. Four years later he was elected State Arnoalt with a plurality of 4,602, the largest plurality ever received by a Democrat in Marion County. He was re-elected two years later. After completing his second appointment, he no longer held any public office and he has since devoted himself to his extensive legal practice. The merger of the two traction companies. Tomorrow afternoon the directors of the pls will be. Northern Traction Co. "and the directors of the Union Traction Co. of Indiana, as well as its shareholders, hold a joint meeting in Anderson at which a vote is to be taken as to whether the former company should absorb the former. That the vote is in favor of the merger will fail, there can be no doubt, and the Union Traction Co., headed by George F. McCulloch, will then have a 275-mile electric railway system, which dominates the GaS belt and the neighboring counties amounts to $ 9,000,000. Union Traction Co. directors include: George F.McCulloch, Randall Moi gan and I. Levering Jones of Philadelphia, Philip Matter of Morion, ZA VanOsdal of Anderson, WC Sampson of Muncie and WK Schoepf of Cincinnati The directors of the Northern Traction Co. are: Ellis C. Carpenter of Anderson, Arthur W. Bardy of Muncie, Albert S. Ritchey vo n Anderson, Randall Morgan, I. Levering Jones, and T. Henry Dixon of Philadelphia and W. C. Sampson of Muncie. The $ 370,000 preferred stocks which were still owned by the Union Traction Co. have been divided into action at par. The stocks of the Indianapolis Northern Traction Co. will be divided among the stockholders of the Union Traction Co. at the rate of 110% of an I.N.T. Co. to a U. T. Co. stock. Got off happily. On Illinois and Washington St. yesterday evening at around 10 o'clock there was a hustle and bustle. from an EnglishAve.-Car, a woman well known to the police. E. Stevens. that's the name of the red-wig-afflicted beauty, got away with a bump on her left eye, a split upper lip, and with the loss of a tooth. She was in the dispensary by Dr. Cunningham and Dr. Sheek mended. Staff notes. Mr. Christoph Seiter, the manager of the German Park ", and his faithful and amiable life companion celebrated their 23rd wedding anniversarium yesterday in close family circles.

Lnlu Sadley leaves Indiana. polis.

Lulu Hadley, alias Spence, the famous chambermaid, who did not want to make Booker Washington's bed, and who gained a certain fame and fortune through her refusal, shook the dust of Indianapolis off her feet and made her way to Paris, Jll. to where it will likely take to settle. The animosity that the local colored population showed her more and more and the recent robbery completely spoiled her stay in the local city. A union of coal workers is planned. Robert Schonover, the local organizer of Lodge No. 72 of the International Brotherhood of Stationary Engineers "has called a meeting tomorrow evening in room 21 of the Union Block of all workers who are in any way connected with the coal mine. The intention is to unite all the people under one union From the State House. The Governor, State Secretary, and State Auditor have appointed Dr. DC Eisenbeiß to the State Health Authority and reappointed Dr. Henry Davis of Richmond. The other members of the Authority are Dr. WN Winfred of Indianapolis and Dr. Clarke Cook of Fowler, whether they will reappoint the present secretary of the agency, Dr. IN Hurty, is very much the question, since the latter and the governor are not on the best of terms - Labor Commissioner McCormack has been requested again to go to Bedford and settle the differences between the workers and the quarry owners bring about. Twice his efforts have so far been in vain. The inspector will do his best. The project to erect a monument in honor of the victims of the Pigeon Rooft slaughter will have to be abandoned. The commission, which should have such a monument erected, has found out. that the bodies of the victims are not buried in the Scott County churchyard but in a neighboring field. The owner of the same, however, charges $ 100 per field. However, since the Commission has no right to buy land for the monument, nothing can be done about the matter for the time being. Governor Durbin has gone to the Barbee Lakes to fish with several members of the Anderson Outing Club. He won't return until Saturday. Miss Strange and her attempted suicide using strychnine is very strange. Early yesterday morning in the city hospital a woman called Miss Laura Strange, about 24 years old, who had been staying in the Windsor Hotel on Illinois Street for about two weeks and had tried on Sunday night, was accepted. to get rid of the world by means of strychnine. The dispensary doctors Dr. Cunningham and Dr. Seaton kept Laura alive, but yesterday she refused to give any information about her personality or her suicide motive.

To the courts of justice.

The case of the., Mocker James Smith postponed again. The charges against the famous Detective James Smith, who tried to bribe Edwin D. Logsdon, were to be heard before the police judge this afternoon, solely at the request of attorney Hy. N.Spaan, who will be assisting the public prosecutor and who was involved in another trial today, was again postponed to 2 o'clock next Thursday afternoon. It turns out that the informer's real name is Arthur Stahl and that he is from Washington. D. C., originates. Newspaper martens referred to the grand jury. John Hopver and John Teaman, who have been selling newspapers from the apartments near North and Massachusetts Ave. had stolen, as well as the bartender Wm. Potter, who had helped that the hopper initially when it was mixed. were able to escape, were referred to the grand jury by the police judge today. V e r u r t h e i l t. Federal Judge Anderson has sentenced the following convicts, who pleaded guilty to the offenses of which they are charged, as follows: George Councilman von Cicero, sending beautiful papers and pictures through the post office; 2 year breeding house $ 100 and cost. David A. Murphy, He-Postmaster of Fairbanks, embezzlement of S121 government funds, 2 years in prison. Mrs. Mary Robb, fraudulent mail, 60 days in prison. 810 and costs; she has been in custody for 4 months. Robert E. Warren of Kankakee. Misuse of the mail for fraudulent purposes. 1 year penitentiary. Jsaak O. Williams of Lima, forgery of postal orders, 5 years in prison. Because of similar offenses, he has already served two appointments in the breeding house in Columbus, O. Jesse M. Williams of Indianapolis, Oleomargarin Law violation, $ 100 and expense, plus one hour in jail. Harry L. Jerrod from Indianapolis, Counterfeiting. 1 year breeding house. $ 100 and cost. Robert Swanigan of Indianapolis. Spending a fake dollar, 30 days in prison. John W. Wilson, counterfeiting, 2 years and Charles Fesler also 3 years in prison. The convicts sentenced to prison terms are sent to Ft. Leaven morth has been convicted. The payment of arrears taxes o obtained. The county treasurer has asked Probat Commissioner Walker to order the Marion Trust Co., the administrator of the estate of Mason I. Osgood, to pay the arrears taxes on the property belonging to the estate. Taxes of $ 4553.68 are still in arrears from 1902. Punished a teacher. Miss Kate Mason, Principal of Public School No. 58 in tuxedo. was for brutal punishment of the pupil Walter Luebking vom Frie. Judge sentenced Nickerson to pay $ 5 and expenses. She had performed the chastisement with the branch of an apple tree and the body of the boy still had black and bruises. The boy had been punished for naughtiness. The teacher's lawyer appealed to the criminal court. New lawsuit for divorce. Libertha Spaulding sued her husband Wilhelm, with whom she was dating

married 8 years ago. on divorce. She accuses him of not caring for her and eventually abandoned her. The case of Mrs. John Zoller was brought to the police court

who on Sunday inflicted two bullet wounds on her brother-in-law, the milkman George Bernhardt from Bluff Road, after he had hit her over the head with his hunting rifle; postponed to June 9th. Frau Zoller will assert that she acted in self-defense. She has an excellent reputation, while this cannot be said of Bernhardt. A W e st B aden Company Sues Fannie H. Pierce of the Marbleithic Co. of Dayton, O., sued Lee W. Sinclair et al., Owner of West Baden Springs Co., for $ 16,000 in federal court for work carried out in the company's bathhouse. Hired coachmen on the warpath. The independent hired coachmen have once again declared war on the Railway Station Company and the Frank Bird Transfer Co. The same was initiated yesterday by a lawsuit brought by the wagon owners Benjamin Doan has filed an action against the aforementioned company, in which he demands that the station company be prohibited from allowing the Frank Bird Co. to have a branch office in the station building and that their uniformed employees may stay in the waiting rooms, in order to take orders. 'In this way you come into contact with the arriving passengers first and the other wage coachmen who are outside de In the train station, patiently lurking for the rides, have that. James Howell, Geo. Garland, John Hurt, Harry Stewart, Howard Singleton and Clint Combs, who took part in the bloody fight that took place on Greely and Market Streets on Saturday evening, will be tried on June 2nd. Done by comparison. A settlement has been reached between the heirs of John B. Stumph and the administration of the Deaconess Hospital, and the same has therefore withdrawn its protest against the maintenance of the deceased's will. The same had asserted that Stumph had declared that he would leave the hospital about $ 4,000 on the condition that he would find his apartment, care, and so on in the hospital for the rest of his life. The hospital administration had promptly fulfilled its obligations to the hospital, but when the will was opened it turned out that Stumph had not thought about the hospital at all. Hence the protest. The heirs have agreed to pay the $ 4000. Maienfeft of the St. Manen community. Also there? Yesterday, the Maienfeft organized by the St. MarienGemeinde in the pretty Germania Park turned out to be a celebration of relaxation and joy for young and old. In addition to the 225 school relievers of the community, the parents and relatives of the children took part in the festivities, including the FestComite All possible arrangements for the entertainment of young and old had been taken and since the weatherman had an understanding and did not spoil the fun, this Maienfeft took the most beautiful course imaginable. The swings, circular runs, etc. made available by the Germania Park Association contributed to the entertainment of the little ones.

News from Indiana. P o st m e i st e r w a l e r increased. The salaries of the following Indian farmers have been increased by $ 100, so that they now receive the following salaries: Churubusco $ 1,100; Liberty $ 1,600; Logansport $ 2800; Lowell $ I400; Martinsville $ 2,400; Michigan City $ 2,500; Ligonier 81800; Loogotee $ 1,400; Madison $ 2400. Increased by $ 200: French Lick $ 1,600 and Matthews $ 1,600. Reward written from $ 1000. K o k o m o. The county council has a $ 1000 reward for apprehending the Lewis killers

Veager and Francis Sutton written out. So far no traces of them have been found. The governor at Barb e e lake. W a r s a w. Governor Durbin arrived at the Anderson Club house on Barbee Lake on Monday evening. In addition to him, there are the following distinguished citizens of Anderson: Postmaster R. P. Grimes, W. W. Huffman. G. W. Shreeve, Daniel Goehler, L. I. Burr, R. T. Kirkham, and D. H. Durbin. No interruption to the performance. Muncie. Despite the vigorous protest of the Catholics, the performance of the play "The History of the Reformation" by members of the First Presbyterian Church took place in the local opera house on Monday evening. No disturbances of the peace took place. New church inaugurated. F ort W ayn e . The First Methodological Congregation inaugurated its magnificent new church, which cost $ 40,000 to build, with appropriate ceremonies on Sunday. Bishop Joyce gave the celebratory sermon. New Electric Lighting Society. B razi. The Brazil Electric Co. has partnered with a Capital of $ 60,000. She has taken over the new electrical lighting system and also the 10 year lighting contract with the city. Doom's Chronicle. W asa W. Carl Cunningham, a student at the Winona Agricultural Institute, is bathing in on Monday Winona lake drowned. Tere Haute. In the stables at the racetrack broke on Monday night ht a fire out. Seven valuable horses perished in the flames. P o r t l a n d. Marie Gilpin. The 3 year old daughter of Clark Gilpin fell into a tub filled with hot water on Monday. The little one has been so scalded that it will be difficult for her to get away with her life. Knightstown. The eastbound passenger train of the Panhandle Railway ran into a transport of horses on Monday night and killed three of them. Two more were killed by a freight train several hours later on the Rcysville Curve. E l w o o d. James M. Tyner lay down in a drunken state on the track of the Panhandle Railway near Cotttisville. A Rangir locomotive passed over his neck and severed his head from his torso. The beheaded man was 37 years old and a construction carpenter by trade. A major business transaction. W a r e n. Standard Oil Co., which operates here under the name Ohio Oil Co., bought Central Oil Co. for $ 500,000. He had long-term leases on 1700 acres, on which there are currently 148 operating springs which produce about 500 barrels of oil a day.

The young Chase was reported by Fow l e r. L a f a y e t t e. Young MoseS Fowler Chase was taken by train to Fowler, the seat of Ben ton County, today. His father, Fred, was with him. S. Chase, Detective Weinhardt and a nurse from St. Elisabeths Hospital. During his stay in Fowler he is at Lee Dinwiddie's house, one of Fred's. Chase hired lawyers.

For the Sigel Monument. New York, May 26th. The fund for the construction of a memorial for the deceased General Franz Sigel has received two substantial sums in the past two weeks, namely $ 412 from the Platt German Volksfest Association and $ 43.50 from members of the Pschorr Bräu Quartet Club in the Bronx. The monument fund has now grown to $ 13,372.94. The switchman's convention. The election of civil servants gave the following result: Grand Meifter Frank T. Hawley. Grand Secretary-Treasurer M. R. Welsh. First Vice Grand Master W. C. Walsh, Minniapolis. Second Vice Grandmaster Jame B. Connars, Chicago. Third Bice Grand Master S. M. Ryan, Cleveland. The following were also elected as major directors: P. W. Quigley of Buffalo; S. C. Scanlon of Jersey City and O. H. Jreland of Chicago. FM Casady was elected editor of the Switchmen's Journal. It was decided to leave the lodge's headquarters in Buffalo. The three Vice Grandmasters will serve as Diftrict organizers at the same time and will have jurisdiction in the three new Diftricts, into which the country is to be divided. Above them, as far as authority is concerned, stands only the Grand Master. They each receive $ 150 a month. An application for amalgamation with the AF of L. has been placed on the table of the house. -Case and its sequels.The republican members of the City Council Committee for Investigations, etc., which so far reloads the allegations made against the current and against the previous city administration of alleged misdeeds in forgiveness. Who investigated contracts, etc., held a conference yesterday afternoon at which the question was discussed of whether it was advisable or permissible on the occasion of the Saturday events to retain the lawyer James W. Noel, who had previously been in charge of the investigation, as legal advisor. For it has been proven that Noel recommended the employment of the informer Jim Smith of St. Louis, even if he had not employed him directly. A decision on the matter may come today. The best five cent cigar in town "Mucho's ..Lonqfellow". Building permit e. I. W. Britz, 25 South Addison It., Remodeling, $ 300. S. E. Cooper. 661 Often 27th St., apartment building, $ 1,786. C. Lichtenberg, Beville Ave. between Washington and New York, residential hous, $ 1,500. National Starch Co., brick warehouse, $ 16,000. Emma I. Ruth. 33 Hamilton Ave .. repairs, $ 150. Tish-i-mingo.