Wright, J Sam - story part B - The Semi-Weekly Palladium 12-17-1895
j j i ■ ; i ; j j j j ! I i Towards the close of the ba. ar in terest centered largely around the contest for tbe gold headed cane and vot ing because quite lively and earnest. S H. Van Horn held the lead until ID o’clock with yy votes, with W P. Rob bins as a close second. Shriver stock then suddenly took a rise aud a bold plunge was also made by the friends of Morrow and Chief of I’olice Thos Whitney, and the contest became a tri angular one between these three. Th vote Bteadiiy crept up with Shriv- well ahead aud st II o’clock be <*»« announced the winner of the trophj. having received 575 votes. The tally sheet at the cluae gave the result as follows W. P Robbins. 52. Monroe Morrow, 2 y 2 . J. Sam Wright, 10 S. B. Van Horn, 99 Chae. Shriver, 575. Will Newlaod, 2 Sterne Hrunson, 14. J. B. Graves, 3. James W. Pearl, 1 1 F. R. Gilsoa, 20 . Thoe. Whitney, 215. S G. Antisdale. 10 . O E Fifiaid, 10 . W. W. Bean, 2 . Mrs. A. B. Ricaby was awarded the prize for guessing the name of the large doll at the f*ncy work boott. The name was “Ruth " The beautiful roses and cbrysauthe- mums used as table decorations snd offered for sale were presented to the ladies by the fioriata, Mr. Okas. Carl 80 C of thia city, and Mr. Thoa Archer of St. Joseph. Mr. Wm. Freestone also kindly donated a barrel of pickles to serve with the meals with tbe re queat thst only the empty barrel be returned to him. After using all that were needed on the tables there was a large aurplua stock that was easily diapoaed of. Daring the two days and evenings 1,385 admission tickets were sold, and tbe eaah receipts from all aonreea aggregated S500. The society expect tc^ have a net cash balance of about $400 to add to the church treaanry.