Page Fourteen T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Sunday Morning, June 28, 1914. Does Away With Use Hydrants. of Mention was made a day or two ago of the fact that City Commissioner Harry Ruthrauff would Install sidewalk flushers and sprinkler hydrants to do away with the necessity ot taking: * ter lor flushers and sprinklers from the fire hydrants This Is an improvement that Mr Ruthrauff and Fire Chief Devora ha"\ e been wanting for aome time OBJECTION The fire hdrant is made to be ooen- ed In full when water Is taken from It Most men filling flushers and sprinkler wagons open it onl* part way In that position one-half of the full capacity ot the hydrant is gains out the waste box down In the ground Sometimes nearb basements are flooded from such waste water This la a. damage to the hydrant and the neighbor- Ing properties Continued use of hydrants for such purposes is apt to set them out of order so tnat work at fires is interfered with Usinj flush boxes obviates all of this MADE IX DECATUR The new box Is about one foot square and is set at the curb flush with the sidewalk The ones being put in In Decatur are made by the H Mueller Manufacturing; company They answer the purpose of a sillcock on a house, making a place to connect a, hose COST These boxes cost about $25 apiece They cost ua less because they are being put In at the same time the fire hydrants on North Main are beln? moved. Three boxes will be put in Xorth Main and another at the corner of Water and Marietta -where a bubbling fountain Is hemg put in Decatur Boys Penetrate Wilds of Tennessee. Two Decatur boys. Samuel Edd and Sam Bradfield, returned Wednesda\ of last -week from a river trip thiough Tennessee. Some of the experiences with the Tennessee mountaineers that t^ey re'ate are interesting Thej Tvent f'-om Decatur to St Lou's by rail from St. Louis down the Mississippi by boat to the Ohio **iver UD found some amusing character!. They report that among tne mountaineers there are many "Velvet Joes' of real life Many of these backwoodsmen have yet to see a railroad. They still harvest the'r small wheat crops with the old fashioned cradles and let the piga and cow* use the main thoroughfares In one of the mountain villages, they saw a Ford automobile winding Its way down the main street among the cows, pigs and mule teams This was the only sign of civilization they caw in the mountains The Inhabitants live in rough log shacks and seem satisfied on little or nothing About the only real oooupa- tlons in the mountains were logging and making "still whlskj The boys said that they found many places where you could leave your Jug and money and come back in a half hour and find it full of "moonshine ' OLD SOLDIER'S TALES. One of the most Interesting characters they met on the trip according to the boys, was an old confederate sol- die" who made the trip down the river with them He related many Interesting tales of Shlloh, Chattanooga and other battles of the war of the rebellion This v,a.s his first trip away from home since the war. The boss returned on the river boatÂ» the same way they went Winslow Pierce Asks That Commission Wait Another delay to the Wabaah reorganization plans occurred Frida\, according to word from St. Louis It was caused "by Â«- telegram sent by Chairman Winslow S Pierce of the "ft abash committee to Chairman Atkinson of the Missouri Public Service Commission, which requested that further consideration of the plans by the state commission be suspended until the commission is further advised by "Wabash officials The hearing before the state tÂ»odi ^hich had been eet for Alonday, June 29, has been annulled on that account OVER MOBERLY SHOPS It Is thought that a cash settlement of all just claims against the Wabash n Missouri and a further consideration of the demand made on the road by the city of Mbberlv for the rebuilding of the burned shops there is the cause of the delay. Arrangements must le made by the Wabash for the settlement of claims and an agreement with Mo- berl\ must be accomplished before the plans may be passed on by state go\ - ernmente This question of the cash settlement of o\ ercharga claims in Missouri and that of unsecured claims In Illinois and other states has been the most serious stumbling block to the reorganization ] proceedings during the past month j The state commissions to whom the plans were submitted by the Wabasn Bell Telephone Company Operators. --Photo by Rembrandt Studio Lower Row (from left to right) -- Susie Martin, Myrtle Barnes, Eleanor Gleeson, Marie Gresn Eva Chapman, Margaret Kelly Maude Brockway Mayme Warner, Mae McFetridge Hazel Y o u n g Second Row---Margaret Sandon, Lena Remley, Juanita Greefl, Ora S c r j b n e r Lucille Green Zula Phillips Gertrude Morris Vivian Campbell, Bess Ethndge Third Row--Miss Berlgan, Ethel Collett, Edith McElroy, Hilda R u f f n e r Rose McLaughlin, Mattle Topping Flo Burtschi Mrs J B McMillln Top How--Gertrude Seltz, Ethel Skinner Theresa Smith, Mamie Weti N e l l i e Frederick Pink Bells Served in the Ice Cream. Relief operators of the Central Union Telephone company and a few others connected with the local off ce formed a jolly crowd of picnickers a few evenings ago in FairUew park The girls went out to tho park at 4 o'clock and remained u n t i l a-bout 8 o'clock They spent the t i m e In usual picnic fashion and had a general good time A committee of three. Miss Jessie Hawkins, Mrs Warner and MargarÂ»t Kell, had charge l the s u p p e r En order that the girls w o u l d not h a v e to look after baskets the committee arranged for the ent're supper and Miss Hawkins served it The ice cream con tained pink balls About t w e n t y - f i v e of the thirty-two v o u n g women present were relief operators Da operators of the office held a i picnic at F a l r v i e w a week or tw cÂ» apo ' CONSTANT FAMILY REUNION JULY 4 The eighth a n n u a l reunion of the Jacob Constant family wi 1 ! be held in Falrvlew park J u l y 4 It Is the desire to make this the largest reunion e v e r held by the family AH are asked to come w i t h w e l l filled baskets Let Us Develop and Print Your Vacation Pictures Our method insures good results, even from poor exposures. We are careful and painstaking. We use the very best of materials, and trim each print with a neat white margin. In addition, our method .of drying insures a perfectly flat print. Satisfaction, and work ready when promised, our earnest endeavor. Try us and be convinced. HAIL ORDERS HANDLED PROMPTLY. Ansco Cameras and Films Photographic Supplies--ExpÂ«rt Camera Repairing. 256 N. Main St. West End Agency, Archer T. Davis' Drug Store, cor. W. Main and Oakland. North End Agency, Downey'i Drug Store, Gebhart Block. At the Army Boxing Match. Punch Civilian--Rathe- a. fearful man, that 1 * Soldier--Well t aln t really very f e a r f u l \ o u see, t'la bis fe'low 3 Is sergeant, an this Is the onl\ chance 'e a* of g e t t i n g a bit of Is own back the Ohio to Paducah K then down I committee for approval, made it clear the Tennessee rn er to the state lire of MissiÂ«sitmi PIGS IX THE STREETS The boys spent most of their time In the Tennessee mountains where the} to the organizers that thev must make proilsion for the settlement of all Just claims before going ahead -nith their new line-up, and the cash needed for these settlements has disrupted the smooth workings of the original plan Ex trait de Treko Â® The fascinating perfume with a subtle odor that always pleases. Also Treko Toilet Water. For sale by the following druggists. Call on them for free Treko samples. Armstrong's Pharmacy Bell Drug Co. Decatar Drug Co. Downey's Pharmacy Harding's Pharmacy Horrall Pharmacy University Drug Store West's Drug Store Irwin's Drug Stores Kincaid's Drug Store Hildebrandt's Drug Store Hilligoss Bros. TWO STORES R I V E R S I D E Cash Market 900 E. Cantrell. Phones, Bell 412; Auto 1042 B R O A D W A Y Cash Market 315 N. Broadway. Bel! Phone 959 Three Day Specials We guarantee all goods sold at our stores. 2 cans corn, extra good ^.j.,.. K . 17c 2 cans peas, extra good.._.,..Â« , 19c 1 large Can rinrm'ny . . go 2 large cans tomatoes .. .17c 2 large cans tomatoes, 2 for 25c grade 19c 2 large cans kidney beans 19c 2 large cans Gonter's Gem apples 17c 2 large cans pie peaches, very fine ,.*.. 17c 2 large cans kraut , 17c 1 20-ounce peanut butter, extra fine 2?c 6 pounds bulk starch 23c 2 large cans sweet potatoes 19c 2 large cans spinach 21c 2 cans salmon, %-pound size 17c 2 tall cans salmon ,. ; ,., 19c 5 pounds navy beans 25o 2 packages Victor oats 17c 6 pound pail white fish 47c Jar rings ,extra heavy, per dozen,8c; 2 for 15c Mason jar caps, per dozen 15c; 3 dozen 43c Pint Mason jars, per dozen 39c Quart Mason jars, per dozen 45c FREE YEAST FEEE YEAST FREE YEAST With every 24. or 49-pound sack of flour we will give one package of Yeast Foam, Ideal, Gold Medal or 2 cakes of Bed Star yeast. 25-pound bag H. E. pure cane sugar $1.15 2 packages of Kellogg or Washington Crisp, with 50c order of can goods 17c 1 package salsoda, 2y 2 pounds, per package. . 5c MEAT DEPARTMENT 2 pounds pure lard 25c Breakfast bacon, by the side, per pound 17%c Sugar cured hams, the ham, per pound 17%c Our fresh meats are always tender, juicy and fresh. Phone your orders to us and save money. Quick delivery. Boomi-The July Sale Begins Tomorrow, Monday -Lasts Till 9 O'clock Friday Night, July 3rd This sale marks the beginning of a tremendous stock reduction period, in which the major portion of the merchandise now in our stocks will be forced out at radically cut prices. In an organization of this size the great problem of clearing seasonable stocks is as vital as gathering them together! Therefore, we will begin, Monday, this great festival of buying opportunities which will continue for five days, ending Friday night at 9 o'clock, July 3rd. Those who have read this ex P lanati Â°n of the July sale, will appreciate the fact that * uantities and P rices can chan s e in a As lines become broken and quantities too small for satisfactory s election, repricing will be made at once. Therefore, our advice to customers is this: Purchase at once in this sale those things that appeal to you. Come Monday--but come anyway. Here's One of a "Thousand" Specials entered in this sale--such an opportunity seldom presents itself. You may buy more than one if you choose. This low price is no hindrance. LADIES' NECKWEAR Owing to the fact that our buyer in this department was successful in securing one of the most chic, up-to-date lines offered by one of the largest eastern concerns, enables us to offer you the complete line of more than 400 different patterns at cost and less than cost. In one great lot of over 200 pieces we offer you unrestricted choice of embroidered m u l l , Persian net, Bebe Irish lace, embroidered batiste, medici, Gladstone and lily effect, in collar and cuff sets or separate collars. Manufactured to sell as high as $1.50, none worth less than $1.00. In one great lot for M o n d a y, first day of the July Clearance Sale, chice : 200 pieces we offer 48c NEWSPAPER!
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