Capt James Creed

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Capt James Creed
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in the the mur-er a been summoned, held. It loopholes jwy service the lawyers so a jndi- And so the to be a be possible county of questions however, of the law- eo the age in qualified a newspaper, knowledge general reason jury several times h..ve IIEMD Evory some sort case, and excused opinion a just such th j could owing to such men to be to our jury to do that is puts depravity, has THE MEXICAN VETEHAHB. Annual Meeting of the Illinois State Association In Session. From Friday'* DoHV. The 18th annual reunion of the Illinois Association of Meiean War Veterans aegan ite two days' session at the court turase to-day. These veterans include a part of the brave body of Americans who Fought the Mexicans for many months in 1846,'47and'48, That war was a succession of triumphal battles for the Americans against numbers, and added to the pos- Bession of the United States Texas, New Mexico, California, Nebraska, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming and Utah, all taken from the Mexicans. THE DECORATIONS. Over the speaker's stand against the wall is a large flag in festoons studded with smaller flags. Below are the names of the Mexican battles Palto Alto 1 Eesaca de la Palma, Monterey, Buena Vista whore there were 4691 Americans against 21,000 Mexicans; Vera Cruz, CerroGordo,MolinoDel Bey, Chapultepec Chapultepec and City of Mexico, which city was captured by 6000 Americaas. The names of Cols. Canby, Worth, K arney, Hardin, Bissell, Forroan, Baker, 'ewby, Collins, Scott, Fremont, Harney, Wool and lay- lor, and Lieut Pine, also appear among the decorations, together with the members members of the six Illinois Regiments that were in the war. Against the north wall are flags with a festoon over tbe life sip portrait of Judge A. J. Gallager who irhen a boy was in the Mexican war. A LITTLE BUSINESS. President Turnley called the meeting to order at 11 a. m , and announced that all members, must report at the hall at 1:30 p. m. to hear the address of welcome by Judge W. E. Nelson, and the response. The veterans received an invitation to take dinner with the 115th and 116th regiments at Oakland Park. Accepted. The association received an invitation from the Citizens' company to take a free ride on the electric railway. Accepted. Secretary Hartley offered the following, which was adopted: RfjiHcd That the wives, widows, daughters and sons of monitors of the Illraun htuce Assp- luDon o f M e x i c a n War \ ete am, lie made 11e 11 bers of the Association and entitled to near the b,vdi; · and p,utkip.ite in the meeting's of the Association presiding offlaer, called 'te membera of the Illinois Association ol Mexicanwar Veterans to order in the circuit conrt room at 2 o'clock yesterday aft*TM 0 ?"' when the first regular business of U» meeting received attention. WKLCOUB AKD MSPONSB. Hon. W. E. Nelson, of Decattir, county judge, on behalf of our citizens, gave the vetiSns a cordial welcome to the eity, delivering one of his best speeches, fue «sponse was given by 8. P. Tnfts, editor of the Oentralia Democrat, who never fails to attend a reunion. IHB BC8TN18S MBBTIKO. The Association at the business acting acting during the afternoon heard several talks and transacted some business. Cox removes men of his extending vouchsafed the incumbent time two Ohio and have flown house of representatives no mere .active part the period, that betokened he had His rare usefulness, knew him him as the but extravagance a knowledge many of those have if they him as a humorist regretted, ered't he his moie He had a made his colleagues, to regret Jo'jn in the Decatur Will V. Snyder, engage in a neighboring agood clerk, wii.h the successor but had to when the machinery got in thti same. postmaster that any icto the charge Mr. Luck. appointment the National The salary start for coal, Democratic nite at money the state state bon is but 2% P * Qt the same proportion. the Lor don of wealthy hotter than strange tli it, to accept fia by Cardinal untold could eel relief by would bless the is a grand remedy ADDRESS TO-NIGHT. Col. P. T. Turnley, president of the association, and mayor of the town of Highland Park, 111., will deliver the principal principal address to-night at 'Jie court house. The subject will be "The Weakness of Popular Elective Franchise and Dangers of Demagogism." The Colonel is a ready talker. He was in Decatur bl years ago, when he followed a wagon from Ohio through Decatur to Sangamon county. The meeting will continue through to- · 6--··-- ·- * Pmins. No p»m CM removes lie fin It will cuie In- applifdto the gi« immediate relief No family can its value. Tiy it. Druggist. Counter--W Cigars arid Good meals Street, Dec.i- morrow. THB VISITING VETEBANS. Col. P. T. Tnrnley, F, 1st U. S. A. Infantry, Infantry, Highland Park, 111. S. P. Tufts, F, 15th U. 8. A. Infantry, CentraliB. Samuel L. MeFadin, corp. G, 1st Indiana, Indiana, Logansport, Thomas H. Bringhurst, corp.G, 1st Indiana, Indiana, Loganeport. John Alexander, Co E 3d 111, Greenville, E Workheiser, Co H, U S Voltiguers, j David'Blalock, Co B, 1st Bgm't, North Carolina, Mt. Zion. . George H Dieckmann, Co C,6th Illinois, Varidaliii, 111. John Chandler, Co D, 3d 111, Decatnr. James F Caldwdl, Co H, 3d 111, Dix, Illinois. Ismic P Smith, Co C, 2d III, Pleasant, Illinois. Jesse L Coleman, Co D, 4th Kentucky, Neoga, Hlinoia. James DePew, Co B, 4th 111, Bloouiing- SBmni'l L. Chandlei, Co A, 3d 111, Hagarstown, Illinois. Daniel Graft, Co C, 3d HI, Dndleyville, Illinois. Henry Nelson, Co C, 1st Mounted Bines, B'oomington, 111. James Lugenbeel, Co A, 2d Ohio, Towanda, Towanda, 111. C B Harris, Co H, 6th 111, Beaver Creek, 111. J H Heston, Co F, 2d Ohio, Dndley- ville, 111. TV J Usrey, Co C, 4th III, Decatur, 111. Walter Elworthy, Co I, Gth 111, Deca tor, 111. James M. Williford Co C, 3d IH,Greenville, IH,Greenville, 111. George Burke, Co K, 2d U S Infantry Decatnr, 111. John Bigney, Co H, 4th Ohio, Decatnr John Newman, Co A, 2d HI, Oakland Illinois. James Turner, Co C, 4tb HI, Mt Zion Illinois. Charles Smith, Duncan's Illinois Cav airy, Decatnr, Illinois. William W McDonald, Co C, 4th II Elwin, 111. D W Craig, Co C, 3d HI, Maroa, 111. David L Hughes, Tennessee regimen Decatur, 111. Madison Bradshaw, Co C,4th IlL, Ear D. Roland, Co G, 2(5 Ohio, Larov, 111. J. W. Clark, Co H, 4th 111., Connc Bluffs, Iowa. John W. Hartley, Co A, 6th 111., D W/F. Bhldwin,Co B, 4th 111., Stam ford, III. ^ . Col. William Huffmaster, Co D, 4t III., Blue Mound, Lemuel Sexton, Co A, 3d Ird., Gays, I 1 ) Fred J. Smith, Co E, 4th Ohio, D8- c i T n r . John S. Murphy, Co I. 16th TJ. S. In- In- r .ntry, Long Creek. Mrs. Margaret Harris, Co H, 6th II!., Beaver Creek, III. Mrs. A. McDiTiel, Co C, 4th III, El- Mrs. Ann E. Nelson, Co C, Mounted Biftes, Bloomington, and daughter, Miss Loveday A. Nelson. Mrs. Ladiea Chandler, Co A, 3d 111,, Hagaretowa, IlL Mrs. Henry D. Adams, Co H, 2d Ind,, Decatur, 111. Mrs. T. E. Clark, Co H, 4th 111, Council Bluffs, III. TEX OFFICERS. The following named officer* were reelected reelected for the ensuing year. Secretary Hartley, who has served continuously lor 18 years protesting in vain against his retention: retention: President--Col. Ferris Forman. 1st Vice-President-Col. P. T. Turnley, of Highland Park, 111.* 2nd Vice-President-Maior S. P. Tufts, of Centralia. 3d Vice-President-Col, W. J. Wyatt, of Franklin, 111. 5*,h Vice-President--Captain W. J. Usrey, Usrey, Decatur, 111. Secretary--Captain John W. Hartley, Decatur, 111. _ Assistant Secretary--Thomas Y. Reynolds, Reynolds, Harrisburg, 111. Treasurer--Captain James Creed, Walnut Walnut Hill, 111. ,, Greenville, Shelby villa, Mt. Vernon,Decatur Vernon,Decatur and Leroy were nominated as the place of holding the next meeting of the association. Greenville got 27 votes; Shelbjville 1; Decatur 4, Leroy 2; Mt. "Vernon 1. Greenville was then selected as the next place of meeting by a unanimous unanimous vote. The committee on finance made a report, report, showing the association indebted to Secretary to the amount of 842 Jl, and recommended that 842.21 be paid at once and enough 'oe paid in advance to meet the expense of publishing the proceedings proceedings of the present meeting. The afternoon afternoon collection footed up SSd.bo, of which sum David Blalock gave S4.50. T. W. Clark, of Coancil Bluffs, delivered delivered a speech of greeting, and before he eat down he urged that all the old vets cut loose from both old parties and vote --with what party the speaker die! not It was voted that in the future the annual annual meetings should be held on Tuesday, Tuesday, Wednesday DP Thursday of the "Remarks were made by S. P. Tufts of, Centrsha, and W. J. Usrey, of Decatur, and the meeting adjourned. The evening meetine was very largely attended, the ladies turning out in goodly goodly numbers. After a selection by the Monitor band, Muj. Samuel L. MeFadin, Loeansport, Ind.. and Gen. M. D. Manson, Manson, of Chicago, addressed the audience, dwelling principally upon the stirring events ol the Mexican war and giving details details of the marches and victones that stirred anew the hearts of the old men who wore the veteran badges inscribed: "We never lost a battle." Col. Turnley, the manager of Highland Park, owing to the lateness of the hour, had to curtail his address, which was devoted to the victories achieved by the American forces, and of what he considered the greater achievements yet to be wrought-the wrought-the crushing of petty ambition and dem- agogiam. Mayor Northcote, of Greenlie, Greenlie, made a ringing speech. He was not the Mexican war bat he voiced the ratitude of the country for the deeds of IB veterans. LINN THE IN OUR IN Our MEXICAN VETKBANS. Elihn E Bandy, Co C, 1st HI, Spring- William W McDaniel, Co C, 4th 111. Isaac Brown, CJ C, 4th 111, Blooming- °W A Smith, Co K, Mounted Kifles, ovington. _ . A Goodright, Co G, 4th Indana, Edge- Thos Bichey, Co F, 4th 111, Snngamon. Henry Kline. Co H, Mounted Rifles, pringfield. D W Craig, Co C, 3d Ind, Maroa. George Storfc, Co F, Mounted Volti- eurs, Deeatur. Thomas Shaw, Co C, Mounted Rifles, Clinton. Sam B Logan. Co D, 3d 111, Arcola. W H Thomalson, Co E, 1st Rifle Cav- Iry. Acha Huffniesttr, Blue Mound. G W Walker, Beauchamp, 111. Dora A Walker, Beauchamp. Mrs Catherine Swett, Gays, 111 " Don't ask me to mend it it back and get a y^' FREE--Get from your dealer free, the 54 Book. It has handsome pictures and valuable information about horses. Two or three dollars for a S/r. Horse Blanket will make your horse worth mm and eat less to keep warm. 5/A Fiva 5/A Boss Stable Ask for 5/A E ! ec tric , 5/A Extra Test 30 other styles at prices to suit everybody. everybody. If yon can't get them from your dealer, write ns. From Saturitav't DaUy. The 18th annual session of tbe Illinois Association of Mexican War Veterans closed to-day, with warm farewells ar,d the expressed hope that all would live to meet again at Greenville next year. Ool. Taroley, who miksa an excellent omy BLANKETS ADE THE STRONGEST. the as to ,« i j th» famoui no'se Bran 1 Bnter

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  1. Decatur Weekly Republican,
  2. 19 Sep 1889, Thu,
  3. Page 6

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