The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on June 26, 1914 · Page 16
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Page Sixteen T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Friday Evening, June 26, Many Plan Trips to Towns. Other One of the largest passenger tra,ffEc movements in recent years Is expected by local railroad t r a f f i c men next Friday and S a t u r d a y on account of the double holiday created by the F o u r t h of J u l y falling on Saturday this year. Advance i n q u i r i e s as to trains, excursion* nnd holiday rates for the day have already begun to pour into local offices from all sides by people who wish lo take trips from the rlty. Every passenger train on the Decat u r division of the \Vnbash will h a v o added cars to its e q u i p m e n t on hoth the 4th and 4 t h for the accommodation of Decatur people, and extra equipment will also be ndd^d to Illinois Topics of Interest to En- deavorers Discussed. !. C. H. D. and V a n d a l l a t r a i n s ' d u r i n g th* period. Th«-Tft w i l l he no rates of any kind on railroads opera tin.cr i n t o Deratur, anrl no excursions are planned. A M r a l p h t 2 cvnts a mile fare will hold t h r o u g h o u t tht: state*. The F o u r t h Is f i w t litslnR- I t s old c e l e b r a t i o n aspect n n d £s prowl up to be a homecoming flay almost e n t i r e l y . N'one of the nc-lKhboj-lntt t o w n s or cities have a n - nounced ri-le brat Ions t h i s year. K X G I N E K K S RI2TCII.V. The rVi:atur fnclnoors have r'lu from O n t r n l l n a f t e r h a v i n p t h o r o u g h Iv i n 5 p f - r t f d th* new h u m p y a r d s then 1 , a n d report r h n t the t y p e of tln-sc I. C. var-ls w i l l suit con flit ions in Hocat b e t t e r t h n n a n y w h i c h h a v p y e t been inspect*-ft The s o u t h e r n vLir-ls arc en- r l r e l y f l i t e r r « s f n l . W A B A S I I PAY CAR H R R R . The Wariiish pny rar reached Decatur Friday in n h u r s t of glory nnd paid out moni-'v w h i c h may l»o ust.-d. In tht; pur- ·'hnse of ice anrl other thinps. Paymaster M i l l e r reports t h n t no change h-i's heen male tn the biulcet which is .it present ImMlni? t h e m i n i m u m in Wabash division expenses. CHICAGCBOOSTERS GO TO KINCAID Threv Car* Jo Carry Hooiitprs Through Drontiir. Th» "no-stop" Wabash passenger r r a i n No. IT. from Chicago Friday even i n g will carry three C. E. T. private ·"irs. os.TUpied by H. H. Severns t r a f - fic m a n a g e r for the C fc E. I., and a lirsr^ party of Chicago Business men en route to T a y l o r v i l l e for the opening beam of K i n c a l d , the rapidly proving t e w - w h i c h Is being b u i l t "P by Chl- e.asco capital. Tht-re w i l l be at least t«-*nty men In each of the private cars, according to word received at '''abash headquarters from Chicago, -ind no arrangement? h a v e boen made for th»* r e t u r n t r i r Various topics of Interest to Christian Endearorers were discussed at the mornnlg session of the Christian En- deavorer convention now in progress at the Church of God. . The session opened with a, devotional service conducted by Miss Olive Rogers of Charles- ten. After the enrollment and organization, r.r. address of welcome was made by Wilfred Miller of Decatur. president of the local society, and response was given by George Paxton of Martinsville. DIFFERENT TOPICS. "Our Christian Endeavorer Convention' 1 was discussed under several different heads. Mrs. Lola Ballard MartlnsvlUe and Kev. S. R. Brown of \Va-rrfinsburg spoke on "What We Should Bring to It." Miss Treasia Beckett of Assumption spoke on "What We Should Receive From it," and Mrs. Paxtoir and G. Claussen discussed the topic, ''What "vv'e Should Bo When We Go Home." The subject, 'Effect of Christian En- deavorer , in the Evangelism of the World," wa s talked on by Rev. J. Bernard and Kev. 1. S. Richmond, of this city, and Mr. Clnussen. Miss Cecile H u s t o n let! a discussion of the topic, May Not Live Through Night--Slight Rally. W. H. Starr rallied somewhat Friday morning and for a whlla was thought to be improving, according to members of the family who all during the day have stayed close to his bedside in the family home on West Main street. The Improvement gave some hope of ultimate recovery, but later in the day the patient again relapsed and attending physicians pronounced the case entirely hopeless. Physicians give Mr. Starr only a few hours to live, and expect the end Friday night, although they say it might come at any ute. min- Children Taken to Park Special Street Cars. in Over 1,000 children and their parents attended the St. Johannes' parochial school picnic at Fairview Friday. This is the largest picnic thus far this year at the park. In spite of the heat, all seemed to be enjoying themselves. The Ice cream, lemonade and pop stands, Paratively few people on the were most popular places In the park. I etr eets. An Ice manufacturer IS HOHEST DAY OF YEAR Reaches 102 Degrees--160 Tons of Ice Used. At 2:30 o'clock Friday afternoon the mercury In Professor J. H. Coonradt's government thermometer had reached 102 degrees. It was the hottest day of the season. So warm was it that there were corn- city estl- IN SPECIAL CARS. mates that 160 tons of ics are used in I Decatur every hot day. There Is The children went out at 10 o'clock plentiful supply of Ice in Decatur. Friday morning, In five special street | Soda fountains did a big business cars and most of the older people came at lunch time. Another popular feature of the picnic was the grab-bag. The sixth and seventh grade boys were matched In a baseball game in the morning, the sixth grade winning 7-4. A sprinkling cart kept the grounds damp Sold Hundreds of Trees in Decatur--Here 15 Years. ··How Christian Endeavor Trains for Christian Service." The opening session of the convention was held Thursday night, with a devotional service conducted by Miss R u t h Deahl of Martinsville and an ad- Jrtss by Rev. J. Bernard of Decatur. CLOSES TONIGHT. This afternoon addresses were to be made by Miss Emma Claa-k of Mendota, Rev. W R. Johnson of Assumption, and others, and the business of the convention was to be transacted, The closing session will be held to- nif.ht. the convention closing with a hour in charge of the local so- social ciety. Earl E. Mexander of Charleston, the president of the Endeavor union, is at the convention. 10 Gallons to Decatur to Relieve Drouth. · Hello. Taylorville -reamer y? This la D«catur. Can you aend u s ten ga -' ·ens of buttermilk on the banner limited tM* afternoon 1 1 Al! r i g h t , rend it Thl? way a conversation heard in a D^cattir grocery store this morning 1 . It "'33 said a f t e r w a r d s t h a t the buttermilk w-ift to be s s u r p r i s e to 9 we!! known Drcatur m a n tonight. He does no?, know a thin*? a b o u t f t and the men ·· r d e r! n · !t w i n ' h! vn to he badly surprised. !t is likely t h a t a n y b c d y would be surprised that s-nMenly got ten gallons o? buttermilk, even on this, the hottest day of the year, and the hot- t*8t -s5 dr-'-f-s* summer since Mr. Roasting Ears from Texas Now on the Market. So far as'getting supplies from Lome gardens goes, Decatur is in the midst of a desert. Home gardeners are } ringing- in almost nothing. They have not had rain enough this year to grow cactus well. RCSH TO BUT. There is no shortage of eatables. however, nor is there any slackness m the demand. Local groceries this roorn- ng were crowded with buyers, Jinfl all the telephones were ringing to cum in orders. There was for an hour or two more business than could be handled. Everything 1 in the way of fruits and eg-fttables may be had. ROASTING EARS. Roasting ears from Texas, new pea? from Michigan, watermelons from Ten- rssof. canteloupes from . California, ·omatoes from Mississippi, and so on s the way things come in. Even raspberries that ordinarily would h e coming from home gardens in Quantities to overstock the market, are shipped In from Peoria, while goose- Xews came to Decatur today oC death at Lawton, Okla., or W. e fro erries, currants and other fruits come It may explained that the reason the order T as turned over to Taylor- v i l l e « - is t h a ? no one In Zecatur hod t*-n srahons of b u t t e r m i l k for sale. That in ft rearoA i r t i r l e in this town, and ·t times it is rnrh'-r d i f f i c u l t to get a FIERCEfBLAZE~ON~ WEST CERRO GORDO originated In Ho«f From Spurk--Is Er- tisifujftfeed by Firemen. Thp fire, department, returning :.ort!y before mon Friday from n, grass fire at the crossing of West Main str»et ar.d (he Wabash railroad, was called to combat a wicked little blaze which was threatening the entire home of Mr. and Mrs. Ambrose Weakly. S44 We«t Ccrro Gordo street. The blare originated In the kitchen shingle roof from a. spark oast by o pausing Wabnsh train or the Mueller factory chimney, It Is thought, and burned fiercely for a while, eating down Into ths kitchen and threatening! th« frame buildings In the neighborhood. Two leads oC hose and the chemical ware soon trained on the blaza and It was headed by presplring firemen, who saw that on!;- quick action would prevent a serious fire. Small damage beyond a hole In the roof wa« done. The famllj worked nard during the Mrs removing furniture into the yard and many pieces were broken. There wan no insurance on the household Boods. but the less was not large. m Michigan. FRDIT PRICES. Prices squeezed to. small space are given as follows: Watermeljns, 35 and 40 cents; canteloupes, l'/ 2 , 8 l-:i and '0 cents; cherries S 1-3 and 10 cents a box; gooseberries, 10 cents a box; currants, 1-H cents a box; black raspberries, 15 rents a quart bos, red, 20 cents a pint hex; peaches. 30 cents a basket; apricots. 45 cents a big basket, 10 -ents 2. quart box; pineapples, 25 cents for choice large ones; grape fruit, 10 and 15 cents each; oranges, 40 cents a dozen up. VEGETABLES. Roasting ears, 5 cents each, all ot food quality; new peas, 10 anl 12"-S cents a quart; green beans, 10 cents a pound; cauliflower, 20 cents a head; tomatoes. 12*4 and 15 cents a pound; cucumbers, two for 15 cents; new potatoes 40 cents a peck; turnips, beets, onions, and other such vegetables, in bunches, at various prices. LEMONS. About every order at a grocery Includes lemons. The price Is still 35 and 40 cents a dozen, bi,. dealers say the wholesale price is advancing and they should raise the retail price. Eggs are 22 cents a dozen. Tincher, for many years one of the best known nurserymen in this section. For a long time he did about the only nursery business in Decatur, and as he v/as of a pushing, e n t e r p r i s i n g character, he did a big business. He sold probably to the people who set them out more than halt the trees now growing in Decatur. Carolina poplars were his specialty, and the streets of Wood, Macon, and Decatur, as well as Ions streets in other parts of town, are lined w i t h trees that he sold and set out. NURSERY LOCATION. He had a nursery for about fifteen years n o r t h of Fairview park, j u s t across the road from where Fairlawn cemetery now is. For some years he had another nursery on the Johns land on East Wood street. About ten years ago he drew a claim n a land opening in Oklahoma 'and went to that country to live. He prospered there and accumulated a good deal of property. He leaves a widow, biit no other near relatives. A sister of the widow, Mrs. W. E. Virden, lives at Taylorvilje, and it was through her that the news of the death of Mr. iTincher came to Decatur. OLD SOLDIER AND DEMOCRAT. Mr. Tincher was a veteran of the civil war, an active member o£ the G. A. R. post in Decatur, and one of the most enthusiastic Democrats. He was for some years one of the best known citizens. He was back here on a visit about two years ago and remarked then to a friend that he did not expect to come to Decatur again, and that when he died he wanted to be buried at the old home place In Indiana. It was not suspected then that he was in poor health, as he ·eemed as well as ever, and in remarkably good condition for a man of his years. He was sixty-eight at the time of his death. He has been an invalid with paralysis for a year. CAME FROM BLUE MOUND. He came to Decatur from Blue Mound. He married there the wife who survives him. It Is thought he did not live a great many years in that place, but moved there from Indiana not long before he came to Decatur. Result of Campaign is Opinion of Many. That the n u m b e r of flies In Decatur has been considerably lessened as a result of the fly campaign conducted by Decatur children opinion of many. this spring is the Dr. Harriet Chandler, Tvho conducted the campaign, says she t h i n k s it was a great help. ANOTHER NEXT SPRING. It has been decided to continue the work of e x t e r m i n a t i n g the L'lius d u r i n g the summer as m u c h as possible. Next ipring a n o t h e r campaign will be conducted in the city schools. Over 6.000 traps were distributed in the campaign about town, and in some of these, over a pound and a half of flies were caug-ht. Dr. Chandler says she hopes the children will lot lessen their efforts now t h a t the summer vacation lias started, but will keep up the good work. The advice of the Illinois State Board of Health Is to swat the fly where he Breeds rather than where he basks. Some methods of 'ridding the commun- ty o£ the pest follow: SOLUTIONS "THICK KILL. How hous- files inny be killed without serious loss of the fertilizing quality of the manure, 15 shown by the following experiments of Professor S. A. Forbes, state entomologist: "Vslng three pounds of what is known as hlsrh calcium lime, to fifteen pounds manure, we killed 940 larvae out of ever 3,000. That is, in the untreated manure 3.OSS larvae matured Into flies, as against only 184 In tin treated manure. "Using two pounds of iron sulphate in a gallon of water to fifteen pounds of manure. we killed 941 larvae psr l.f'OO; that is from the untreated manure, fi.679 flies were developed; from the treated only 395. "With a pound and a half of common salt in a gallon of water applied to twelve pounds of manure, we killed S?S larvae per 1.000. obtaining fro mthe untreated lot. 7,227 bouse flies and from the experimental lot, "The cost of any of these applications in actual operation would ftmount to from a cent And a half to two cents per day per horse. "With one ounce of carbon blsulphid evaporated in a closed box, we killed 93 per cent of the larvae in twelve pounds of manure. This would cost less than a cent per day per fiorse." all day. ENGINEER PROSTRATED. -Gasping firemen coaling the big Scraps of News. O. E. S. PICNIC. Decatiir chapter, 111. O. E. S., will have Its annual picnic at Fairview park Thursday afternoon and evening, July 30, It will be a family picnic. Tha worthy matron has appointed the following committee to arrange for It: Mrs. D. R. Coulter, Mrs. T. L. Corley, Mrs. Mary Barbey, Mrs. George Coles and Mrs. C. E. Lincoln DR. SANDERS USHER. Dr. R. Zink Sanders of Decatur will oe one of the ushers at the marriage of Miss Nellie Wells Rae of Chicago and Dr. Franklin Eugene Hagie of Elizabeth, 111., which will take place I ^m "forte- TMa next Tuesday evening at the Eighth phia by 9 to 0. Pitcher Engel Refused Obey Umpire. Philadelphia/ June 26.-- In the fourth, I n n i n g of today's game, with one run In, bases filled and two out. three balia were called on Oldring, Umpire Chill claiming- each was an unfairly delivered ball. Fresbyterian church In Chicago. The ceremony will be performed by brlde'a father, Rev. Joseph J. Rae. the freight and passenger engines on the Wabash threw themselves in the shade at every stop Friday and sought water basins and ice water to cool fevered heads wherever water could be found. Engineer Johnson of Decatur dropped from his seat while pulling freight train -No. 40 out of Harvel Friday morning and was carried out to receive medical attention. FORCED TO REST. Many other engineers and firemen of Decatur who have gritted their teeth and worked with the long drags through the heat during the past few days, have been forced to lay off at the end of their runs and recover from the effects. Will Pay About $500 Inheritance Ta*:. Appraiser D. D. Hill mony today concerning the estate of the late heard testi- 'he value of .'. O.. Toung, MOTHER DIES. Mrs. Amanda Henninger, age-3 ninety, one of the pioneer settlers of E'ayette county and mother of Mrs. I. P.. Clark of Decatur, died Wednesday night at her home in Hagarstown, west of Vandalia. Washington protested and; to Philadel- RECEIVES J200. In the will of John Hudson of Okaw township, Shelby county, a bequest of $200 Is made to his daughter, Etta Rough. 134 South Oakland avenue, this city. DINNER PARTY:. Mrs. R. B. Kennedy, 436 East Condit street, entertained Wednesday w i t h a dinner party for little Miss Bonnie Ross Goldenstine, the occasion being her sixth birthday anniversary, JOLLY DINERS' CLUB. The Jolly Diners' club held a picnic at Falrview park Thursday afternoon. PELL, FROM TREE. Dorothy Dickson, daughter of Adjutant General and Mrs. Frank Dickson I at Springfield, received a badly broken arm when she fell from a cherry tree in their yard. The Dicksons formerly lived in Decatur. IS RECOVERING. Mrs. Walter Eagleton, 202S North Union street, who was recently operated on for a mastoid abcess, is recovering slowly. this for the purpose of determining the amount of inheritance tax. Testimony showed these Items in the estate: Notes Cash Other personal Real estate .541,000 J- 700 . 3,300 . 25,000 MRS, MART E. BARGER. Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Barger, aged seventy-one, a well known resident of MORE CHILDREN EAST OF I. C. Is Report of J. D. Shlck, Who la Taking Censu*. J. B. Ehick, who has just completed a part of the school census, announces Normal, died at the home of her son, that there is an increase of eighty-four Professor T. M. Barger, in Norma Thursday. Mrs. Barger was formerly resident of Taylorville and later cam to Deca.tur to reside with her daughter Helen. She went to Normal about a yea M. AND C. GETS CITY CONTRACT Hid. 2 Cent. Ckeancr on Mine Ran per Ton. The contract (or the city's supply of real for the ensuing year w i l l be awarded by the city council to the M. and C. company, t h a t company bidding 2 cent* a ton kind used by t; Tl)» M. and C. '.per on mine run, the city for all purposes, company bid J1.9S for this coal delivered and $1.68 lor it at the mine. CONNARD BUYS RYAN RESIDENCE At Forrest sad McClcllnnd Avenues for 85,750. G. S. Connard has purchased the nine room modern and comparatively new house of Dr. W. P. Ryan at the corner of Forrest and McClelland avenues and will make It his home. The purchase price was $5,750. Mr. Connard put in as part pay at ?3,000, a lot forty-eight feet wide in the 000 block West Main street. Dr. Ryan will either sell the lot right away or else erect an apartment house on it. BRICK GATE AT MILLIKIN HOME Similar «o That at East Side--Planned by Mm. Mllllkln. A grey trick gateway Is being erected at the south entrance to the M111I- kin estate at Pine and West Main streets. The gateway is similar to that at the east entrance, and will be surmounted by a cluster of electric lights. Plans were v- · · for the building of the entrance before Mrs. Milllktn's death, but the building was delayed until this week. . Had Lived Here Nearly Fifty Years. Mrs. Catherine L. Wood, widow of F L., Wood, died at 12:45 Friday morning at her home, 125 West Wood street Her. death was caused by paralysis of the bowels after an Illness of two days, Mrs. Wood was seventy-four years old She was well known among the old residents of the city, having lived here for nearly fifty years. She was born in Coshocton, O., In 1840. WAS WELL KNOWN. The family moved to Illinois when she was sixteen years old and settled in Shelby county. There she was married to F. L. Wood. They moved back to Ohio for a few years, and came to Decatur in 1863. Mr. Wood died here in 1904. Two children died in infancy. She was a member of the First Methodist church and had a great many many friends. She is survived by one son, J. J. Wood, of Decatur. The funeral will be held at 4 o'clock Saturday afternoon at the residence. The services will be conducted by Rev. B. M. Antrim, pastor of the First Methodist church. The interment will be in Greenwood. MANY ATTEND ROBY FUNERAL There was a large attendance at the funeral of Frank C. Roby which was held at the home, 895 West North street, Friday afternoon. The Macon County Bar association attended In a body. The Interment was at Greenwood. FUNERALS. SAMUEL M'ROBERTS. The funeral of Samuel McRoberts will be held at 2:30 Saturday afternoon at the residence. 32S North Franklin street. It will be conducted by Rev. W. D. Stlres. Burial will be in Greenwood. in the number of young people under twenty-one years of age east of .he Illinois Central and north of the Wabash railroad over the number last year. There are sixty-one more boys In that district and twenty-four girls. In the district west of the I. C. to Water street and north of the Wabash, Mr. Shtck found twenty-eight empty houses, which will very likely cut down the Increase in that district. The census taker is making a list of ail empty houses in the city while gathering population data. Total estate $70,000 ALL TO THE WIDOW. The estate is left to the widow. She has an exemption of $20,000 and will pay inheritance tax on the remainder at the -ate of 1 per cent. She will have to pay about S500. The real estate consists of the home on West Main, the business property on East Main, and four or five lots. AT REVI1 BABY INJURED. Donna Meador, twelve months old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Meador. 1974 North Wilbur, was seriously cut by falling glass, Thursday. She was fitting under a door when it slammed shut, breaking the glass. One of the broken pieces fetl on her, c u t t i n g arge gash in her shoulder, severing the main branch of the thoracic artery. FOOT OFF SLAB. The umpire claims that Engel placed one foot off the pitcher's slab each time he delivered the ball. UMPIRE WARXS EXCEL. Umpire Chill cautioned Engel twice but the latter persisted In pitching in his usual manner. After Philadelphia had scored a run m the fourth inning on a single and three on bases on balls and with two out. Oldrmg went to bat. Chill called a bart on UMring- Captain McBrlde or Washington, requested Chill to snow Engel ho»- he should pitch. UK: umpire did as requested. On the next r.vo pitched bails Engel continued to draw Penalties of a called ball each time for an unfairly delivered ball. Manager Grlr- mn and eight of the Washington playtr« ,^ r . around Chili and protested vig-. PULLS HIS WATCH Clui! finally drew his watch and after waitinsf several minutes doolared the gams forfeited to the Philadelphia club as tho W a s h i n g t o n players refused to KO to their positions. FIRST GAME. Washington 0 0 0 0 P h i l a d e l p h i a 0 0 1 · Batteries--Engel and Alnsmith; Bush and Schang. _ (Forfeited to Philadelphia, 9 to. 0, by Umpire Chill, account unfair delivery of 1'ilchel Engel.) SECOND GAME. Washington j Philartelphia 3 Batteries--Ayre and Henry; Shawkey and Schangr. AMERICAN'. Boston 0 i) Xt; w York 0 · Batteries--Coumbre and Cady; Fisher and Nunamaker. N.YTIOXAL. FIRST GAME. MASHED FINGER. The young son of Mr. and Mrs. A. H. . . . Leads sustained a rather painful accident Wednesday, -when he mashed one of his fingers In the door of an ice chest. FOR MRS. ENNIS. The jury in the appeal case of drainage district No. 10 of Friends Creek township against Mrs. Louie H. Ennis returned a verdict in the county court Thursday afternoon, which was In favor of Mrs. Ennis, in a way. She had objected to the assessment based on classification of two small tracts of land. One tract was assessed $90 and the other 1100. The jury reduced the $90 tract to $60 and the" $100 tract to $70. Mis WILL TEACH. Verena Streevey has been engaged to teach the Miller salary of $75 a month. school at a Motion Pictures Also Use to Stir Religion. CHICKEN THIEVES GETTING HARVEST * Airs, Lydta E. Slecter, on Weflt Decatur, Loses 33. According to many victims living In the extreme west side, chicken thieves have been reaping a rich harvest In feathered goods at their expense during the last three nights. The number of fowls stolen leads losers to believe that a well organized gang Is operating and that only stringent measures will rid the neighborhood of the robbers. Wednesday night, Mrs. Lydia E. Sleeter, 1123 West Decatur street, lost thirty-three fine chickens In the raid Two blooded chickens were taken from the home of Frank Rieple, 1380 West Forrest, and others In 'the neighborhood complained of thefts Thursday night. HARtfY RUTHRAUFF NAMED COMMANDER OI Tobey Camp, Woodmen of the World, at Officers for Meeting. the . rest of the year were . elected by Tobey camp, Woodmen of the world, at Its regular meeting Thursday night n G. A. R. hall. They are: Council Commander-- Harry Ruthrauff. Advisor Lieutenant-- O. C. Odor. Clerk -- John Brockway, Jr. Assistant Clerk-- M. K McBrlde 3anker-- A. M Fletcher Escort-- W. M. Bchroll. watchman -- C. A, Hutchison. Outer Guard -- E. W. -Gentry. Trustees-- H. S. Robison, George Waah- mrn. A. A. Miller Musician -- Boyd Miller. Thres candidates were Initiated and eleven applications were accepted. The camp ·oted to lease the Earles' hall on South Waer street and will hold Its next regular ·nesting In the new hall, Thursday -evening. "uly 9, Class adoption will be held Sunday fternoon In the I. O O. F. hall on East Main y the Springfield team. Chnrftcd With Copper Theft. John Grass, a young man, who gave Is home as Decatur but no street ad- ress, was arrested by the police last Ight at midnight charged with being mpllcated; in the theft of H05 worth copper from the Illinois Traction ystem. This is the same theCt In con- ectton with which James Dotv was re- ently arrested. Grass Is sUll la jail. Notwithstanding the intense hea there was a large audience at the Sec ond (Walnut Grove) Uniti d Brethre church Thursday evening. The illus :rated service was used fur the firs time in connection with th.-: evangelis tic meetings conducted by Evangelis G. K. Little. A beautiful and interesting servlc will be held tonight. There will be lit motion pictures to Illustrate "The Lit of Moses," and an illustrated Bible lee son on "The Law of God.." besides 11 lustrated song services. SING HELLO CENTRAL. Mr. Little features as special song in the service, "In the Hoase of To Much Trouble," and "Hello, Central Give Me Heaven." He will also projec on the screen the picture of his oldes convert and a group of his younges converts. There will be an extra servic on Saturday night in which there wil be featured in life motion pictures j "The Great San Francisco Earthquake - Disaster." FREE LECTURES. Mr. Little will give free lectures a the Prairie Hall church Thursday, Fr! day and Saturday nights of next week Thursday night he will show motion pictures of "The Passion Play," the nex night "Pilgrim's Progress," and Sat urday night "Ten Nights in a Bar Room." Patriotic songs will be sung that night. Mr. Little will remain at Prairie Hal ever the following Sunday. COFFIN COMPANY DEFEATS CLERKS Xow Tied for Third Place; Methodist Take Championahlp. The Wabash -Clerks lost their sixth consecutive game Thursday evening to the Coffin Company nine. The flna! score was 5-2 for the coffin makers. This ties the Coffin Company and the I. T. S. for third place. The score: Innings-Wabash Clerks 0 1 1 0 0--2 Coffin Company 3 1 1 0 0--5 The Batteries--For Wabash Clerks, Delaney and Alderson; for Coffin Company, Wills. Augustine. FIRST METHODIST WINS. The First Methodist Class B team won the championship game 10-3 from the Grace Methodist team at Fairview park yesterday. This gives the First Methodist team the class B championship. In class C. the First Methodists beat the Grace Methodists 10-9, in a ten-inning game. · ' MEETINGS. Micon Chapter No. S«2, A. I. W.--Meeting tonight In K. of P. hall, corner North Main and William streets. The annual election ot otflcen will be held MASONIC. Macon Lodge, No. 8, A. P. and A. M.-nesting Friday night at 7:30 for work. MARRIAGE* LICENSES. I H. Rohrbach, Decatur 21 BALL GAME. The L. C. Peck-baseball team won from the East End Reserves in their game this morning at the Y. M C. A. Batteries were Roper, Morthland and Herfler for the L. C. Peck team and Sanders and Peters for the East Enders. SUMMER TRIP. Mrs. F. F. Warren, 420 West Docatur street, and two daughters, Helen and Ruth, have gone to Detroit ar.d northern Michigan resorts lor the summer. PORSYTH SOCIAL. The young people's Sunday school class at the Methodist Episcopal church at Forsyth will give an ice cream social at the I. O. O. F. hall Saturday evening. A general invitation has been extended to the public to attend. TRUNK FACTORY OPENS. The Decatur Trunk factory reopened for business Friday morning- at 146 Merchant-street. It will occupy that building until the old quarters have been rebuilt. Workmen are now clean- Ing up the store. A (ire sale will be started some time next week. Chicago .. Cincinnati Batteries--Vaughn Douglas and Clark. St. Louis Pittsburgh and 2 0 S 1 0 0 Hargrove; Batteries--Sailee and Snyder; Cooper and Gibson. New York Boston ... FIRST GAME. 1 1 0 0 4 0 » 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 Batteries-- Mathewson and Meyers; Tyler. Crutcher and Whaling. Philadelphia Brooklyn ... Batteries--Jacobs and Burns; Pfeffep and Fischer. FEDERAL, LEAGUE. Pittsburgh B u f f a l o Batteries--Knetzer and Berry; Krapp and Blair. AMEHICA.V ASSOCIATION*. St. Paul at Milwauke, game postpon- :; rain. Columbus t Cleveland Batteries--Davis and Smith; Jaroe* and Devoght. Louisville at Indianapolis, game postponed; rain. TO FORM ILLINI CLUB AT CLINTON AT WAPELLA, S. E. Coy visited Mr. and Sirs F. M Willis of Wapella Thursday. SEWING PARTY. Mrs. Dora Burgner entertained a number of friends Thursday at her home, 426 North Broadway. It was in the nature of a sewing party. Dinner was served. List of Elffflbles Numbers About 100. Clinton, June 26.--At a preliminary meeting of the students and alumni of the University of Illinois who live in DeWitt county and who were notified of the meeting held in the home of two of the members, Merle and Clarenc« Kebel, 216 South Madison street, plans were laid which will he developed into the formation of an Illlnl club. These clubs have been formed all over tha United States and in many cities, eape- so- dally in Illinois, there is a long- list of members. In some cities the organization is so strong that they even possess country clubs or other forms of recreation of a like nature. The local Illini club will adopt th« constitution and by-laws in use In all the clubs of the same name and thoso eligible for membership are the students who have attended the university one semester or more. Including? those who are no\r students, those who are graduating-, m a n y who loft for other universities and the great number of alumni, the total list of ell- gibles here will be about one hundred^ KILLS RATTLESNAKE. Miss Marie Jenkins, daughter of Os« car Jenkins, residing -northwest of th« city on route seven, when she saw a rattlesnake cross the road tn front of MRS. PLATT BETTER. Mrs. Edward Platt, 231 East Condit street, wife of Assistant Chief Platt of the Decatur fire department, underwent successfully a serious operation Thursday afternoon in, St Mary's hospital. She Is reported to be Improving rapidly today and attending physicians believe that she will fully recover. Sho may be confined in the hospital for some time. her yesterday while riding In a buggy, did not scream, but Instead she grabbed the hussy whip, Jumped from th» vehicle and went after his snakeship with a vengeance, and made short shrift in putting- It out of commission. The rattler was adorned with seven rattles and a button. DEATH AT LINCOLN, NEB., FROM HEAT Lincoln, Neb., June 26 -- The first eath of the year from heat occurred esterday when the highest tempera- ure of the year was officially re- orted. The thermometer at the gov- rnment weather bureau registered 98 egrees, Throughout central Nebraska ecord high temperatures for the year -ere reported. 'EORIA ATTORNEY GETS FEDERAL PLUM Washington, D. C., June 26--George Page, a Peoria attorney, w i l l be amed assistant secretary of the treas- ry to succeed Charles S. Hamlln. horn President Wilson has nominated or a position' on the federal reserve oard. REBELS TO CARRY OUT CAMPAIGN ReeardleM of Mediation Tallin with United Slntrn. Washington, June 26. -- The Constitu* tionalists of Mexico are determined to carry their military campaign to a conclusion regardless of participation In informal mediation conferences desired by the United States. Their plan wa« indicated here today upon the arrival of Alfredo Breceda, private secretary of General Carranza. first chief of th« Constitutionalists, who came to confep with Carranza's Washington ogonts. As to the prospect of participation by the Constitutionalists in th« Informal conference over Mexico's Interw nal affairs, Mr. Brecoda frankly stated that he had no definite knowledgfc- Matron*' Gold Medal Content. Mrs. Lucille Lorlng-Evans will con- uct a Matrons' Gold Medal contest this venlng at Forsyth. The contestants 111 be Mrs. Audrey Fisher, Mrs. Newn Kelllnston, Mrs. Ruth Wertz of reana, Mrs. Iva Malone of Belle Prate, Mrs. A. Schaffer of Macon and Mrs. ertrude Theobold. Music will be fur- John Klrchen Adju4c;ra' Yn«an*. John Kirchen was adjudged insan* by a J u r y in- the county court Friday; morning and will be sent to Jackson* ville. Kirchen was taken In charge otli complaint of his wife, who told of hl« beating her. They had been married, twenty-four years. Kirchen en th» stand admitted beating his wife som» but said he t h o u g h t a husband had K right to do that sometimes. Randy. ·Tsn't It strange that nothing w« possess In this world will be of any use In the next?" "Oh, I don't know. You might hani) onto that Httle'tJook you have entitled Dora V, UatlUcum, Decaturi^illi.il^lilS'nlsted by the youg people o£ Forsyth.' -What to Do In Case of Fire.' lEWSFAPESr lEWSFAPESr

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