The Republic from Columbus, Indiana on January 29, 1906 · Page 1
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Columbus, Indiana
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Monday, January 29, 1906
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ED 1877. qOILTSTBTTS, rNBIAA; MOiNDAY. JAMJAEY 29.1906. PBICE TWO CENTS. DAVID C. HAGER DEAD PUTTING ON THEIR ARMOR. Last ppoitoiity- "Well Known Man and Life Long Republican Expired atSHIs " Home Sunday Evening. ESTABIjISE Your David C. Hager, whe had bean sick 'for soma time, died at hi home one .and one-half miles northwest of Clifford Sunday evening about 6 130 o'clock. The funeral will be held from the residence Wednesday mornisg at 10 o'eloek aad burial will be in the Liberty' cemetery. 'His wife died three years ago and two bobs, W. T. Hager and James Hager, 'survive. -Both live near, the home place. . Mr. Hager was barn in Flatrock township, .November 28, 1822. His boyhood life was spent more largely in the fields than in school because in those days men had to work hard to live. He was ideatified actively with .business and public affairs from the -time of his youth. All of his life was spent on the farm with the exception of thirteen years spent in this city, where he engaged in the - agricultural implement business. At the end of that period he returned to the farm -and operated it on an extensive scale, he being the owner of five hundred -acres of land. He Introduced the first reaper ever used in Bartholomew county but it was still in the experimental stage," and lasted but one year. T 18i7 HjTv VXmrrar- i -rrtnA Mita .Maria A. Wood, and to them ten children were born, all being dead with the exception of those mentioned above. jvir. uager nrst votea or nenry iiay, jmd was then a whig. After the birth of the repablican party he cast his lot 'with it and voted the ticket all his life. ' He was a member of ihe Metho dist church, an honest, upright man And his loss is felt by the eatire community. DR. LUCAS RECOMMENDS Testimonial of a Well Known Minister and G. A. R.Man as to Caldwell's Lecture. The following letter from Dr. D. R. Lucas, v well knewn clergyman . and commander' of thw Indiana Division of the Grand Army of the Republic, is of interest to those who are desirous of knowing something in advance con-cerning the lecture of Frank s Caldwell which is to be given in this city en Tuesday "evening, Jan. 30, at the Pythian Assembly, under the auspices of Rolla Lodge, No. 17, Knights of Pythias. . Indianapolis, Ind., Jan, 22, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Caldwell made a trip during the past year to the Klondike county and on beyond the Arctic circle and down the Yukon river to St. Michael, and across B ehriag -aea to Nome. During this trip they made a large number, of photographs that were very rare. Mr. Caldwell save his entertainment, "Beyond the Klondike, or Two Thousand Miles on the Yukon River," in the Seventh Christian church, Indianapolis, of which I am pastor; recently. I was present and can say ' 'that the 200 pictures shown were splendid and most artistic, and of most interesting sub- .n i.m-I information about the farthest Northwest. Respectfully, D. R. LUCAS. HE WANTED THE LID ON Mayor McCormack Issued Orders to the Police Which Were Observed by Few. Mayor McCormack issued orders to the police Saturday -night that the saloons should . be closed. J ust why this spasm of virtue struck the chief presiding officer of the city is not clear, but the orders were issued just the sanre. and were in tarn communicated to the saloon men by the police. A few of the saloons obeyed - the orders yesterday and remained closed all day. the back door being entirely out of use , but other saloons paid no apparent attention to the orders and as a result the back doors of these saloons did a good business. There were a few drunks seen here , and there, but for the most part they kept off the streets. . , Wear Carnations To-day. v,. A majority of Americans to-day paid silenttribute to the memory of Wil liam UcKinley, by wearing the favor ite Cower of the martyred president, the carnation. - To-cay is .the sixtieth birthday an- A recent issue of the Times urges niversary of the departed executive, and ife the third anniversary to be observed since his death. The movement to do honor to his memory by the wearing of carnations was inaugurated three years ago to-day, and has grown steadily until it has found general acceptance among good Americans. Impetus has been given the custom by the Carnation League of America, which has urged the general accept ance of the sentiment. The life of President McEinley was marked and made nobler for the sentiment that distinguished him and his acts. As a memorial Carnation day is therefore heldto be peculiarly - appropriate. Two objects are expected to be accomplished -the commemoration annuallyof the life and works of the late president, and the- fostering among all the people of the growth of good citizenship. . RUNAWAY BOYS FOUND Left Franklin and Started for Mississippi Home Looked Good to Them. Clyde Legan, aged thirteen, and Morris Branigan, aged foarteen, of Franklin, were seized with the wandering fever Saturday and decided that school work was irksome. Accordingly they gathered together as much money as they could find and came to this city on the in terurban, where they bought a boat for $1.25. From here they floated down White river to Seymour and sold the boat for something less than they paid for it. Saturday night they camped on the river Dana and by Sunday morning they were ready and willing to return home. It was their original intention to float down ner to the Ohio looked good to them and they were in the act of negotiating for tickets home when they were taken in charge by an officer from Franklin, who had traced they to Seymour. They were brought here Sunday evening and taken home on the car. A YOUNG COLORED MAN Jailed and Fined for Commit ting Assault and Battery on His Mother and Sister. Marshal Horton was called to the home of John Davis, colored, on Ninth street. Sunday night, where he arrestea ana jauea Aioert uavis, a bob ox i onn uavis - An anidavit was filed against the prisoner in v Justice Nickerson's court this morning, charging him , with assault and battery on Catherine Davis and Jessie Davis, his mother and sister. . The prisoner: pleaded guilty to the charge and was fined three dollars and cost, or thirteen dollars aad fifty cents, which he arranged to pay aad was released. The affidavit was filed by John Da via,, the father of tne prisoner. The defendant is employed at Reeves & Co.s factory. Those wiaKJr to 1 ersaan . axe at requested to iC3yiaeir names week. Stahlhuth's dzz?iZ2. this sansjr-u the democrats to put on their armor and BOTH JURIES DRAWN Grand Jury will not be Called this Term but Petit Jury will Report in a Week. Jury Commissioners W. Bi Davis and James Finkle met in the county clerk's office this morning and drew both the grand and petit juries for the coming term of the Bartholomew eircuit court. ' The grand jury will noc be called unless there is urgent business for it and it dees not look now as if this " business would transpire. The gpetit jury is called for duty Tuesday morning. February 6. The grand jary is as follows : Her man Jtsoescnen, Harrison - township ; William Schaefer, Hawcreek township ; Wm. Drybread, Nineveh township; Charles Talley, Columbus township; Fred Sticken, Ohio township, and Frank W. Robertson, Union township. The petit jury is composed of the following mem : G. P. Davis, Clay township ; George Nolting, Sandcreek townsihp ; Robert Gilliland, Hawcreek township; G. A. Blessing, Columbus township; Sampson Thompson, Ohio township; William Jelf, Columbus township; Elmer Glick, Clifty township; John Nicohlas, Nineveh township; John W. Dodd, Flatrock township; M. B. Patterson, Harrison township, and Harry Carr, Sandcreek township. PRIZES ARE ARRANGED For the Horse Show to be Held by the Bartholomew County Stock Sale Company. At a meeting of the stallion owners of Bartholomew county 4 held 4 neia in ur. uryaen s omce aturaajr aiternoon arrangements for the big horse show to be held on the first day of the Bar tholomew county sale February 22 were perfected. The prizes were arranged as follows : For yearlings, first prize. $3; second prize,' $2; for two year olds. first prize, $3; second prize, $2; for three year olds, $3; second prize, $2; on colts sired by the following horses : Allandorf, owned by W. T. Newsom ; Anteo Wilkes, owned by B. W. Cham bars & Co. ; Baron B., owned by Joe Hamblen; Godfrey, owned by Willard Haislup, Rodrick, owned ay Jacob Hughes ; Snylock, owned by II. A, Locke ; The Cardinal C, owned by B. W.Chambers. Colts by each of these horses will be shown in their own class. A sweepstake prize of $15 ; for all colts, any size, sired by any of the above horses. There will be no entry fee charged and persons - owning colts by the above horses should arrange to show them. Had Successful Sale. A. Johnson, of Franklin,, held an auction sale ef Jersey cows at the McCormack barn on south Wash, street Saturday, . at which thirty-four bead f cattle were disposed of at prices ranging from $3u to $70. CoL Tom Yinnedge, of Hope, was the auctioneer. aM of the cows sold, except three, were , purchased ... by .Bartholomew , county people, . the three others being 1 purchased by an extensive dairyman get ready for the coming campaign. who lives in Johnson county. Mr. Johnson, who makes a business of buying Jersey cows and selling them at auction, says that in the-past three months he has bought and sold over 1,000 head. He was particularly well pleased with the sale held here, be cause every animal wa&jsettled for on the spot by cash payment or bankable note, which is another indication that the people have plenty of cash. A similar sale will probably be held here in April. FORMER COLUMBUS MAN Is Arrested at Shelby villa Charged with a Forgery Committed at Lebanon. Clyde Vi Uiams, who formerly con ducted a grocery store in this eity, was arrested Friday night at Shelbyville, while attending the theater in that town, on a charge of forgery alleged to have been committed at Lebanon. I The amount of the note alleged te have KMn fnrcH Kw Willis mo i . anal the alleged forged names are those of a prominent lamer and business man of Lebanon. Williams is now engaged in business at Lebanon, where he conducts a bar bershop and candy store. Last February he purchased Martin Snively's grocery on Sixteenth street, in this city, and after running it for six months he sold it to the present owners, Davis & Graves. ,When Williams sold his business nere he went to Shelbyville, where he purchased a grocery store which he conducted but a short time when he went to Lebanon and engaged in business at that place as above stated. Williams is a son of Amos Williams, who resided on Chestnut street in this city until recently, but who is now cated at Indianapolis. 1- SHORT WORK WAS MADE Of Mayor McCormack'8 Veto of the $35,000 Bond Ordi-dance by City Council. By a unanimous vote of all the mem- Hat nrpBcnf f Vio cif mmun'l imhoH the $35,000 bond ordinance and thag made short work of the uiajrv a v civ at a speeil meeting called for that purpose Saturday night. After the city clerk had read the mayor's veto of the ordinance in which he stated at some length his reasons for his disapproval of the measure, the mayor produced a long array of figures' which he said he had obtained from the city treasurer and read them to the council in substantiation of his action in the premises. , This brought Suverkrup, chairman of the finance committee, to his feet, who' also produced a long array of figures, and while it is said that figures do not lie, there was a considerable : ' discrepancy -- between those submitted by toe chairman of the finance committee, v However, the -a. . - ' a. genueman witn a ""-ir experience j seemed a little more bandy with his figures " than was his honor the mayor, and finally the latter exclaimed petulantly: "WelL all of this has Remember, Gold Spectacles or Eye Glasses $4.30 to EXAMINATION Dr. of Optics, Bachelor of Ophthalmology and Fellow of Optics. Office, 5th & tfash. Sts. Residence 7th & Franklin Sts. OFFICE HOURS 9 to 12. 2 lo 5. ' 7 to 8. WSnntoip HMes Hwi: and the most vigorous days are yet to come. A heavy suit or overcoat purchased at this time will dress you fittingly the remainder of the season, and the style will be far in advance of models produced six to eight months ago. This pronounced advantage in style, aside from the more perfect . fit. Is an important consideration in our clothes. $18.00 and Higher. J. F. Edwards, Remember oar big redaction in prices of underwear. Collars in Sizes ,nothirig t0 do with the matt,r in hand . I what is the further pleasure of the council?" - On motion of Suverkrup, the bond ordinance was read and plaeed on its final passage ; on motiun of Suverkrup the dace for the sale of the bonds was fixed at Feb. 19. and on motion of Suverkrup the ordinance was adopted and all of these motions prevailed unanimously. I Speyer Island. e buying Rock Island." 1 TRAMP 1 Tells a Hard Luck Story In a Church and ail but Fleeces the Congregation. There was a very persistent and impertinent tramp that arrived in the citv Fridav nitrht and made no end of i tmiiKiA FVirt.v nicrht k oHd on Trustee Stillinger and demanded of him transprtation to Dayton, Ohio. He told the trustee that he had just been released from a hospital at In- aianayous, ana wnea me wia J 1 . 1 il A. A. A 1 J him he should have gone to Dayton from Indianapolis, as that route was the nearer, the tramp grew angry and eursed and abased the trustee. On being refused transportation by iTrjstee Stillinger. the tramp hied himself to the Methodist church, while services were on, and appealed to tne congregation for alms. The congregation responded with a goodly sum of money, but on questioning the tramp closely it was decided that he was a dead beat and the money that had been collected from the congregation was not given to him. this persistent ,. , . the ministers of the city and poured such a touching hard luck story into the charitable ear of the minister that, he was moved to call on Trustee Stillinger s bookkeeper and tell her that if she would issue transportation to the tramp to Indianapolis that the board of charities would stand the expense in the event- that Trustee Stillinger would not sanction the order for the transportation and now Trustee Stil linger is holding the board of charities for the amount. The minister, however, before he disposed of the tramp, became convinced that he was a dead beat, yet he said that he felt that the he city of that . class of people the : better is would be for the city. ; - , - I All Odd f euKT. their families are invTtktVihe L O. O. F. hall Tuesday evssfgTXlrn SO, for a x. emtiar itch BrCk ilSTENT good ijj-iha. Only 5 More Days to take advantage of my low prices on, Spectacles or Eye Glasses. On February 1st I will close my office 'in Columbus, to give my entire time to my office in Terre Haute. $6.80. BLUESTEIN IS DIVORCED Former Columbus Theatrical Star Gets Into Court In New York Wife Gets Decree. The Blondells will ho longer do team work, either matrimonial or histrionic. Justiae Dowlinor in New York Citv. I VvfSaturdy, signed an interlocutory 1 j decree granting the prayer of Libbie Arnold Blondell for an absolute divorce from Edward Blondell. No allowance was made for alimony, but Mrs. Blondell seeaied to be satisfied. The Blondells, who in private life were Mr. and Mrs. Levi Bluestein, have been annoyed by a . case of in compatibility of temper for a long time. They were formerly a member Katzenjammer Kids' company . . . . ana later enterea vauaeviue, wnere they had considerable success. Nearly a year ago they separated, and the husband was first to make a move toward judicial separation. He had . papers prepared and they were served on his wife, who was then playing in Brooklyn, just as she was leaving the theater at night. Mrs. Blondell denied all the charges and employed I. N. Jaeobson to fi?ht the case fin court. Mr. Jaeobson succeeded in having the petition of the husband thrown oat of court and brought a counter suit on behalf of the wife, naming an unidentified woman in the papers. The matter was referred and the referee recommended that the wife's petition be granted. Saturday, acting upon this recommendation. Justice Dowling entered the decree. Before her marriage to Bluestein the actress was Elizabeth Arnold, and was known to the play going public as Libbie Arnold. After marriage she adopted the stage name of her husband and they were booked as The Blondells. Bluestein was formerly a resident of this city, but ' he has been in the theatrical business for number of years. The divorce granted Saturday in New Ywrk is the second in Blue-stien's matrimonial career. McNeal Funeral. The funeral of the late Alanson McNeal will be held from the residence east of this eity Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock, conducted by the Rev. A. H. Pitkin. Burial will be in Garland Brook cemetery. Tbejreal estate of thrfate Quia ton J. NobticSiwill sold at " public auction at Zmk. p. in. at court rfDHN RYNL'rrON, Coo.

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