The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on July 2, 1914 · Page 14
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Decatur, Illinois
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Page Fourteen T H E D E C A T U R R E \ I E W Thursday Evening, July 2, 1914. BUCKINGHAM NAMED BY DECATUR BAR Is Endorsed To Succeed Judge Johns On First Ballot-W. K. Whitfield Says He's Not Worried. 1. A. BucklnKham received the en- there were several friends present who dorsement of the Macon County Bar as- ·oelatlon on the first ballot Thursday morning when the members of the bar voted their choice for the man who is to fill the vacancy on the circuit l)enoh caused by the death of Judge W. C. Johni. and a committee went to Springfield, taking a certificate of the action of the meeting to present to Governor Dunne. AFTER OTHER SUPPORT. In «ddlt!on, 1» was decides that the chairman, c o n f e r r i n g with Mr. Buckingham. should appoint a campaign committee to do everything possible to s«cur» the support of the members of the bar In other counties in the Sixth judicial district. Of t h « seventy-two members of the Micon County Bar association, f o r t y ta-o were pre'ert. Of this n u m b e r thirty tver« Republican!, eleven were Democrats, and one whose political affiliation !s u«*r.own. WHITFIELD MEN ABSENT. Th« boosters for W. K. Whitfield n-»re eoscplcuou* bv t h ! r absence. All trs absentees w^r* not for Mr, Wh:t- fltld. An :!ort was made to allow The members of firms present to cast th* proxy veto of t h e members who were abf-r.r. b',:t a f t e r Al^x M c l n t o s b haiS*. '.·- r y I n c l u d i n g a!! fr.eir oi'.er.t? the propcs!'ior. was v o t r d down. LEFOKGEE CHAIRMAN. ere not lawyers. C. C- ected WHITFIELD SATISFIED. When W. K. Whitfield heard that I. A. Buckingham was the choice ot the Mncon County Ear association for Judge Johns' successor, he stated that he was well satisfied with their selection and was confident that Governor Dunne would not appoint Attorney Buckingham. Mr. Whitfield said that he was confident of the outcome of the appointment. Attorney Whitfleld showed a report' er the endorsements from Champaign and Moultrie counties which contained the signatures of a large majority of the prominent lawyers of those counties. Mr. Whitfield also had endorsements from a number of the lawyers in Douglas anJ Piatt counties. He stated that he a'.so expected to have the support of all of the Democratic me-mbers of the Macon county bar. HIS ATTITUDE. In ar. interview, Mr. Whitfield gave his attitude, in part, in the following statement: "!p. the event of my appointment by Governor Dunne. I want the confidence .ir.d the good will of' the members of t h e bar ar.d of the citizenship in sen- era!. The selection of a judge to fill Charles Weknman's Leg Cut quiry of Council. Charles A. Weknman of 1605 East Wood street, laborer, twenty-six years old, suffered the loss of his left leg below the knee at 10:30 Thursday morning when he attempted to alight from the Vandalia fast train just north of-the crossing at East Decatur street. Ho had been at Hervey City and was coming home. FELL. ON RAIL. He attempted to jump off while the train was going at a rapid speed and his foot slipped. He fell -with his left leg on the rail and the wheels passed over it between the knee and instep. People who saw the accident at once called police headquarters and the CITY mm AT BIG Mayor Dinneen at Law Enforcement Session. BATCHELDER ARRIVES Marion, Ind., Official to Make Principal Talk. Mayor J. O. Batcheler of Marlon, Ind., arrived In the city this afternoon for the law enforcement banquet which is to be held at the First Methodist church tonight. Efforts will be made to auto-patrol with Officers Duffey, Lynch h a v a the men Beated at the tables at Dies at Family Residence on West Wood. Mrs. Alice Curtis, aged thirty-eight, wife of Fred Curtis, a contracting carpenter, died at the family residence in the 1500 block onl.West Wood street at 8 o'clock Thursday.' Death was due to heart disease from which she had been suffering for the past two years. She had been'seriously ill for a day or two. She is survived by two daughters, Agnes, aged fourteen, and Alma, aged twelve. She is also survived by her parents who live in New York city. The family came'here from Moweaqua about nine years ago. " The body was taken to Moran's undertaking parlors and will later be taken to Moweaqua for burial. and Hays reached the injured man about three minutes later and took him to St. Mary's hospital. WAS NOT SUFFERING. There it was said that it would be necessary to amputate the limb below o'clock for the banquet. It Is expected that over 500 men will be present. LARGEST OF KIND. Men of all walks and stations of life ·ill be represented at the banquet to- the knee, and he was placed immediate | night and the meeting is expected to be ly on the operating table. Surgeons " *" '" - - - - - -«-.· .-u were at the hospital when he was brought in and there was no delay. one of the largest of its ktnd ever held in Decatur. Mayor Batcheler will tell his experiences in making Marion the " Mr. Weknman was conscious all the most law abiding town in Indiana. " time and told the officers whom to notify of the accident. He said he wa s not suffering any pain. MRS. J. AGED 25, DEAD SHORT TALKS. The .First Presbyterian orchestra of fifteen pieces will ,play and a program of ten selections will be given between 6:30 and 7 o'clock. In addition to the address by Mayor Batcheler, five-minute talks will be given by Dr. J. C sTM b . .t Residence, F.« Mil.. Plsher John P M «t... Dr. J. W. Van- the v a c a n c y is a proposition in which j twenty-five years, eight months and Cleve and W. C. Outten. MAYOR TO ATTEND. Mayor Dan Dinneen today said he hac accepted an Invitation to attend the northwest of Decatur. Her age was | banquet and several of the city com- IVortbwcst of Decatur. Mrs. Mabel Bittericb, wife of John Bitterick, died at 7:30 Thursday morning at the family residence, f o u r miles Scraps of News. the horn* of Mrs. K. B. Clary on West Main street. They will be In Decatur until Monday. TO N. E. A. MEETING. Superintendent J. O. Ehgleman left for Chicago yesterday. He will be there a few days and will go then to St. Paul to attend the meeting of the National Educational Association which will be held July 6-11 Inclusive. From there he will go to LaCrosse, Wls. OPERATING MOTOR BOAT. C, E. Howell, supervisor In manual training at the D. H. S., is summering with Mrs. Howell at Frankfort, Mich., and by way of making the summer profitable as well as pleasant l^e is operating a motor boat. It is stated that he is also building some motor boats. AT NELSON PARK. The East Side church will hold a picnic at Nelson park on the Fourth. Ice cream will be sold during the afternoon. the people are- all interested, and not one- to bo left wholly to the members of the- bar. and if it were a proposition ^." fcr t h e members of the bar. it cannot a n j be said t h a t it is a o.uestion in which Mclr.tosh the m t m b e r s of the Macon county bar alone- are interested. "When my endorsements are pre- se-r.tac! to Governor Dunne in a day or two, t h e y will contain the usual rec- orr.rr.trdatimi* and endorsements from 1 Democratic expected to the o r ^ a r i ^ t i o n s t h a t ::?pi"" T - for o f f i c e is r£Ce WC? Baldwin was fecret.i-y ar..l A r t h ' i r C!(*v« assistant s e c r e t a r y On motion ot Ale;ar.d the first vote ··' = ? inform?.!, fc::: :t was .1 decisive vou -.r.d :;o o:!u: v.;s t a k e n . There were T h r e e r::r.d!tiute-s 1 A. HucScinshira. C. A J!cM!!!m 2n,i A. ".. Webber. Mr. Eucklmsi-.aia :,eu-:ved io votes, Mr. McM:llen 1-' and Mr. \\ 11- b«r 4- Sorr.o one put in a vote !or C. M M^° r E^:,-ar, w a s t h e , d^r,:l WEDDED PRETTIEST th* uaar.l--.ous choice ;'. ;!: = tar '-·: Macon c o u n t y , or. m;::cn of Mr. Meln- losh. seconded ti-- w. E Ju-di-or., an-! .1. M. Clohey urged '·- + '· «· i.-y rr.:mU-r present do everyt:.:r.- p.-;?:! !e to ir.-ikr tie action of the rr.tef.r.s M'MILiENS SUGGESTION. C. A. McM:l!er. SLSL'cSted tl-.c ar,- polntment o; cornrciKc-ui o: tr.:s to visit other bar» in the d i s t r k ; in bt- fial! of ihe car.dulaey o: i!r. li^ckir.s- f.un. C. C. Lei'or^-ce sub'sltsicil the appolntmer.t of a commit:^, leivlsg ito ptrior.r.-1 o: '-.".at .-omr.'.!c- tee to Mr. E-Jck!::_'!'..-.rr.. Mr. McMiiler, | st. Jamc-: church by Rev. Father Os- j ^j,^ twenty-eight days. Her death was caused by a complication of diseases. She had been in- poor health for some time, but was able to be In Decatur last Saturday. She was born near Forsyth and l i v ed In that neighborhood all her life. She was well known and had many friends there. She is survived by her husband, and one daughter, Miss Lu- mi?sioners will also attend. The mayor and commissioners will probably occupy seats at the speakers' table. , CRIMINAL LAW BY WHOLESALE Xen- York's Prosecuting Office Largr cut In the World. PAST NOBLE GRAND. The Past Noble Grand club of Progress Rebekah Lodge No. 141, will meet Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs. Myrtle Bauer, 822 West King street. AT WOODBINE. Mrs. L. Seeforth, Mrs. J. H. Seeforth and Miss Sue Dlmock were guests Tuesday of the Mothers' club of the First Baptist church at Woodbine park. The club has been In camp for a week at the park and the members returned Tuesday night. TO NEW YORK. Miss Edna L. Strader, 211 Home Avenue, started over the Wabash Wednesday morning on a vacation t r i p to Xew York city where she expects to remain some time. CAMPING TRIP. J. L. Buchen and family. 1019 North Water street, left Thursday for Custer Park, 111., on their annual camping trip of several weeks. They will live in a tont on the banks of the Kankakee river. KING'S DAUGHTERS. Members of the King's Daughters .... .... _ . Charles S. Whitman, In the Ameri- will meet Friday afternoon at the home .ena Bitterick. a sister. Mrs. John Fox, l c a n Rev iew of Re-views.--I am i n f o r m - j c f Mrs. Mary Freeman, 828 North Col- living west of Forsyth_-and her father j efl th:lt the district attorney's office In Irge. A short program will be given and step-mother, Mr. and Mrs. W. H. L ew Y o r k county Is the largest crim- and the annual report of the clinic will Weaver, near Forsyth. The funeral will be held at 11 o'clock linal law office under one root in the world. Employed In this office, which SPRINGFIELD GIRL T. Dim-Did, Clerli In P. O., !s Married Here. Alter: T. Oswald, clerk in the post- ^f:':?e at Sprjugiie'.d, stole away from \vorl-: this morning ions enough to b r i n g the p r e t t i e s t Eirl in Springfield to D t o a t u r for a quiet wedding ceremony. She was Miss Jeanette Vogel. .^'ince 11 o'clock this m o r n i n g , she is Mrs. A. T. Oswald. ncctptcd the a.T. that the ch^irir^r. t committee. K, f. Vail s'.:s^c£Ttd that a c c r t ' . f 1 - cate cf th«, acticr. o! the meeting fco prepared ar.d Jism-d by the present and f o r w a r d e d to Governor Dunne, and that p e t i t i o n s te prepared ami circulated arr.on; the lawyers ir. other counties of thi; d i s t r i c t . XO-rjiri' S Y \VIl:E. The attendants were Mr. and , V e j e n _ J v l l a n i Denmark . Sunday morning at the Boiling Springs i s really a department of the county church. The interment will be in Boil- administration. are 165 lawyers, ing Springs cemetery. clerks, process servers', and other necessary assistants. In round figures. the annual cost of prosecuting crimes in the heart of New York City--or that part of U which Is included in the county o; New York--is halt a million dollars. A large part of this sum is spent In investigations, especially those where experts, private detectives, and other outside agencies are required, preliminary to the presentation of an Important case to a jury. The extradition 'a'wednesdaVrJunriTinlof prisoners, f r e q u e n t l y from far away countries where they hive been ap- JOHN" PARK. A. J. Park was called to Loami, 111.. by the death of his father. John Park, who died at 12:-!5 o'clock today. The f u n e r a l will be Saturday and there will be others from Decatur who will attend. H. JOHANSEN. Word has been received by Mrs. Herbert J. Foale, 1601 East William street, r.s was solemnized at the j of t h e ' d e a t h ' ot h e r father, H. Johansen, Mrs. H. S. Short cf ? h o r t i? a sister of th Decatur. groom. The young couple will make their home at 415 South T w e l f t h street in i'pringt'ield. Mr. Oswald's former home was at 160$ East Capitol avenue and his b r i d e lived at 147 Northwest Grand Mr. Johansen had been 111 for some v e n u e in Springfield. p r o f i c i e n t musician. Mrs. Oswald is D. M'MILLIN AND "retiry be instructed to i m m e d i a t e l y notify Governor Dunne by ·.tlegraph c,r telephone of the action- o£ the m e r l i n s and requesting hi IT. to w i t h h o M any appointment u n t i l he could receive the certilicate of the action of the bar. W. E. Redman t h o u g h t o! a tc-ttc-r plan.' which was to have the. c e r t i f i - cate prepared at onco and taken to Governor Dunne on the first ir.terur- bin car by a committee, accompanied by Mr- Buckingham, ani thi? plan was adopted. That ended the business of the meet- Ine. and Mr. Suckincharn arose and 53 id: BUCKINGHAM'S STATEMENT. -·In my weak way I want to express my appreciation of the action you have just taken in my behalt. I am truly grateful, and I thank you. my broth- en of the bar. for the kindness and nsd courtery that has teen extended to me." A. G. Webber paid a neat tribute to Mr. Buckingham, and he said that he wished that this action of the bar of Macon county was conclusive; but that ill who wished to see Mr. Buckingham appointed circuit J u d g e to succeed Judge Johns should eet busy and work to that end, for it he is to be judge he ·srill need the earnest support and work of every one here In securing support for him among the lawyers of other counties. Every member of this b»r has friends in other counties of th« district to whom letters should he lent, urged Mr. Webber, and he said that «»ch friend should be urged to j send a personal letter to Governor Uunne asking: for the appointment or Jfr. Buckingham. C. A. McMillen spoke along the same line nd said he was glad of the action taken by the bar in selecting Mr. Buckingham. THOSE PRESENT. The attorneys present were: MISS ROBINSON t i m e and news of his death had b e e n ! expected by his children, all of whom j are in this country. Bestdes-Ms widow,} still in Denmark, he leaves the following children, Mrs. H. J. Foale, Oscar and K. Johansen, Decatur, 111., Mrs. A. H. Foale, Bloominston, Mrs. S. P. Vcdel and Carl Johansen, Chicago, and Mrs. S. Scliow, West Haverstraw, New York. .prehended and held for trial in New JTork, contributes to the annual ex- Oc-jiple Married at bc First Metho41«t Church, Byron D. McMillin and Miss Gertrude C. Robinson were married Thursday morning at 10 o'clock in the study of the First Methodist church by Rev. E.. M. A n t r i m . The couple left at 12:10 o'clock Thursday afternoon for Quiver Beach on the Illinois river where they will spend several days. On their return. Mr. and Mrs. McMillan will go into housekeeping Xorth Main street. at 1715 MARRIED GOOD AUTOS SOLD CHEAPLY STOUT-BRADSHAW. Albert Stout of Klantic and Miss Myrtle Eradshaw of Latham were rnar- :-ied Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock at the court house by Judge O, W. Smith. W. H. STARR IS SOME BETTER W. H. Starr has had a slight advantage today in his gaWant struggle for life, according to members of the family at his bedside who say that a slight improvement is apparent In his condition. J. J. Hogan J. T. Whttley C. C. Walters Roicoe Redmon Alex Mclntosh W. E. Redmon J. S. Baldwin Arthur Van Clevo A. G- Webber j. A. Buckingham ·J. L. MeLaUBhlin Rdllo IlcMlHen B. F. Shipley D. C. Corley A. 'T. Summers J. M. Clokey * S. T. Clinton O. W. Smith J. H. Latham C. Y. Miller J. H. McCoy Fannie A. Bivans H. W. McOavld C. C. LeForgee W. H. Mills Clark McMillan ·W. C. Outten J. R. Fitzgerald Hugh Crea L. A. Mills Robert P. Vail W. H. Black P. I* Van Cleve Fred Hamilton W. G. McCullouBh A. H. Mills Pbll Miller J. C. Hostetler f^ j|_ Grady R. E. Dickinson * A. Kramer J. C. Lee HUSTON AND CASEY OUT FOR OFFICE \V11I Be Candidates for County Cleric and Superintendent, Robert Huston, formerly deputy county c]nrk, wiil he a candidate on the: Progressive t i c h f r t for county clerk this fall. Ho used to be a Republican and served under M. E. Fenm-ell. county clerk, until this spring. W i l l i a m Casey, of Decatur, who last year taught the Sulphur Springs school at S125 a month, will be a 'candidate on the Progressive tfoket for county superintendent of schools. REPUBLICAN TICKET. It Is also believed that there will be Democratic candidates for those offices. In (act, the Democrats will probably put an entire ·Jcket In the field, and of course the Republicans will have a full ticket. C. H. Patterson will be a candidate for county clerk. In fact, he has been fjuletly campaigning for several weeks. He will be a hard man to on account of his ability, bui many friends he had ftiade during the years he has served as clerk of the board of eupervislra. Mips Mary W. Moore will be a candidate for the Republican nomination for county superintendent. She Is now serving nor first term in that office and there has been no adverse criticism oC her work. beat, not onl because of ly the BORN. To Mr. and Mrs. Carl Showenskl. 1114 North Woodward street. June 4, a son. To Mr. and Mrs. Ludwls Rambitsch, 930 North Jordan street. June 27. tt eon. To Mr. and Mrs. Carl Rauscake, 1453 East Locust, June 13, a daughter I. addition to member, of the bar ,,*?*,£'3*?^?%? ^^ "" DR. FELLOWS OFF TO ST. PAUL Dr. George E. Fellows, president ot the James M l l l i k l n university, leaves tonight for Chicago, where on Friday he will confer with several candidates for positions on the J. M. U. faculty. From Chicago he will proceed to St. Paul, where he will attend the -National Educational association convention and will also be present at a special called meeting of the presidents of independent colleges. pense ot the district attorney's office. In 1913 t h e r e came within the jurisdiction of my office, 14,853 charges of crimes--felonies and misdemeanors. In 1912 the number of such charges was 13,234. In all, some 15,600 proceedings were disposed of in the office of the district attorney of New York last year. .The district attorney appears In one day, personally or by representatives, Good automobiles sold cheaply at the auction sale at the Drysdale garage Thursday afternoon. About 150 were present 'but the bidding: was slow. Ebner Gardner bought a five-passenger E. M. F. oar In good shape for S200 and A. C. Weaver, a grocer, bought a Rambler truck in (rood condition for $48. Prize Fight at Mt. Pnlankl. Another spectacle for boxing fans will be staged by Mt. Pulaskl promoters at Mt. Pulaskl on the Fourth ot July -afternoon. The main go will be between a, pugilist called "Montana Jack"-.Kelly and "Punch" Patterson, a youngster from Spring Valley, III. The latter has had twenty battles BO far and won all but one over the K. O. route. This is to be a ten-round match. There will also be three six-round preliminaries between Huston and Smith of Mt. Pulaski, Saybert Martin and Ralph Wood of Decatur and two other Decaturites, unnamed, one from the Wabash shops and the other from the Mueller factory. WILLARD C. ROWE , NAMED BY SHADE Member of Examining Board to Succeed John W. Knowlton. Commissioner Shade, in the city council Thursday morning, offered the name of Willard C. Rowe as a member of the examining board of stationary engineers to succeed John W. , Knowlton, resigned. The appointment confirmed by the council. Mr. Rowe is vice president and superintendent ot the Stevens Manufacturing and Foundry company. bo read, SPRAINED HIS BACK. James Bain, G6S North Stone street, was Injured while at work on the Jas per street sewer several days ago. He gave a sudden lunge with his shovel and his neck and back were sprained. Be will be laid up several weeks. BEN HUR MEETING. Tribe of Ben Hur Triumph Court No. 17 held its regular meeting Wednesday evening In the K. of P. hall, corner of North Main and William streets. A class of fifteen new members was initiated. The degree staff has a fine set of new robes which were worn for the first time Wednesday night. Ice cream and cake were served following the meeting. CITY TO HELP PHY FOR Council Takes Action on Homestead Lateral. 3,027 FEET OF PIPE To Be Laid in Streets on West Side. CAFE AND CLT;B ROOM. W. G. Stewart, former proprietor of a Merchant street saloon, is planning to open up a cafe and club room at 105 North Main street, on the west side of Lincoln Square. Will Be In Charge of V. H. Sanders Services. ROADS IN FINE SHAPE. Wednesday morning's rain put the country roads in fine shape. They are hard and dry and scarcely any dust Is to be seen. A message has been received from Dr. George P. Hester, formerly pastor of St. John's Episcopal church, but now in charge of the parrish in Franklin, -Tenn.. stating that he will arrive In Decatur Friday. He asked permission to take charge of the fungral of Virg H. Sanders. The permission was readily granted and the services will be turned over to Dr. Hoster, who during his stay here was a special friend ot Mr. Sanders. BODY MET BY FRIENDS. The funeral party will arive in Kansas City at 5:30 Thursday evening and will be met at the station by a body or Kansas City Elks who will tend to the transfer - £ the body to the Wabash- The party will arrive here at 3:30 Friday morning. A number of Decatur Elks will meet the party with automobiles at the train, and other friends of Mrs. Sanders will also be present. Funeral arrangements will all be made after the arrival in Decatur. STRINGER BUSY. Lawrence B. Stringer, candidate for the Democratic nomination for United States senator, held a conference with Robert I. H u n t of Decatur and Irving Sbuman of Chicago at Springfield, yes- tirday. Mr. Stringer has begun a tour "f the state. FISHING CLUB- OBSERVANCE. The Dacatur Fishing; club members have ordered $76 worth of fireworks for the Fourth. They are expecting to have a great time. PULLED A BOX The fire department was called to n twenty courts of the city or state | the corner of Warren and Center of New York. Of course, it ia inconceivable that any man could have personal knowledge of the daily conduct ot each trial or proceeding. That Is out of the question. But the responsibility and accountability for every word . uttered by hi« representatives. Cor every step taken, and for the disposition of every case, so far as His office Is concerned, rest upon the district attorney, and upon him alone. ADAMS DEFEATS WEST AT TENNIS Dr. "W. R. Adams deflated Archie West, 7-3; 6-1; in the third round of the T. M. C. A. tennis- tournament this afternoon. West stnrted off strong, but the superior skill and experience of Dr. Adams was too much for the younger player, who has not had much chanca to practice the last few weeks. Dr. Adams will next meet Ed Oder In the semi-finals. "Weal had won from C. Bishop by forfeit. . Only three matches remain to h« played. They are: Busher vs. Ward, Oder vs. Adams, and winner oC Mo. 1 vs. winner of No. 2 tor cup. DEEDS RECORDED. A. C. Bllcklc to W N White, lot B, Hole- dale allotment; SI. Frederick Luckenblll to Mary Luckenblll, lot 9. block 2, Montgomery ShTl'l'fl aecond a d d i t i o n ; SI. W A Pharen to Armad.i J. Csrr. lot 9 of Pharea and Elwood's rrsurvey of lots 4 and ."i. nnce eulvllvlslon: ?-- cf T. C. Btixtnn to Roy D. Mlnson. north 100 foct ot lots 15 and IP. blocn 2. Elm Park addition; SI. E. W. Hill to .T. J! Kemper, one acre In mv V t , se Vi, n, 10, 2 MEETINGS. W. R. C.--All day sewing Friday In G. A. ".. hall Past 'Noble Grand Club--At home ot Mrs. J H. Bauer. S22 West King street, Friday . . afternoon. A Hare Combination. Housekeeper: Meeting a tough-looking, very small chap with a. fine-looking, still smaller dog. to make conversation I asked: "What Is your name, kiddle? What Is your dog's name, and what kind of a dog does it happen to be?" "My name is Angel, her name is Casey, and it's a custard spaniel, ne answered. I walked -on in a daze. .MARRIAGE LICENSES. Salatbiel Perry, Lawrenceburg, Ky...Legal Harrlet E. Damon. Decatur .Legal Byron t). McMillin, Decatur 20 Gertrude C. Robinson 19 Albert T. Oswald. Springfield 21 Jeannette Vogel. Springfield 20 Post Dispatch--"So you don't call on Miss Bute any more? Quarreled?' "Well, I told her I preferred to have her kiss m e before and not after she kissed her pet dog." "Ana what did she say?" "She said I evidently forgot that the ive his preference, too." streets shortly after 10:30 Tuesday evening where someone had pulled box No. 81. There was no blaze In slghfc AID The Ladles' Aid society of the Grace Methodist church will meet Friday afternoon to transact its usual business. It i« desired that there be a full attend- BANK CLEARINGS. Bank clearings for the week enfllng Thursday were $449,412.57. Last week they were »415,419.47. Last year they were 1465,821.85. AT PEORIA. Miss Gertrude Priddy, Miss Harriet Major and Mrs. Mary E. Venters and daughter, Helen Virginia, will spend the week-end In Peoria, the guests of Dr. and Mrs. Murdock. HOUSE PARTT. Mrs. S. A. Hess has been entertaining with a house party this week. Her guests are Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Pack of Cerro Gordo, Mrs. H. T. Martin of Men tlcello, and Miss Tina Hayes of Clncln natl. Miss Hayes will be here for an In definite stay. FATHER SICK. E. W. Bartman has been called to Polo, 111., on account of the serious illness of his father. CLOSED SATURDAY. The public library will be closed all day Saturday on account of the Fourth. BACK TO FORREST. Mrs. R. G. Hatfleld and children of Forrest returned Thursday to their home after visiting Mrs. Hatfleld's sister, Mrs. J. M. Horton. Miss Virginia Horton accompanied them for a few weeks' Visit, IN COTTAGE. Mrs. Alfred Platt and children, 175 Cobb avenue, and Miss Eva Rhodes of Tower Hill, left Wednesday for Wln- ona Lake, Ind. They will occupy a cottage there during the summer months. CONCERT TONIGHT. The concert by the Goodman band will be in Central park tonight. A program of "request" numbers T\ ill be given. All concerts will be given on Thursday nights unl«s announced otherwise In The' Review. Mrs. FROM DETROIT. A, F. Helm and her mother, Mrs. McClelland, are here from Detroit for a. short visit. They came over from Sidney last evening and are at INVENTED ICE CREAM SODA liilnrielphlnn Is Credited With Discovery of Combination. Various persons have claimed the credit of discovering or inventing the ce cream soda, out of which developed the sundae, the latter name having 1 been applied to It, according to legend, because a drug-grist originated the delectation on the first day of the week. According: to general judgment, Robert M. Green of Philadelphia was the ream soda, In the spring of 1S74 Mr. Green was agent for John Matthews of New York and at the. same time had begun the manufacture of smaller fountains of his own. He obtained a concession to dispense aoda water at an exposition, held under the auspices of the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia, and stress cf business compelled him to attract the attention of the public. So he advertised ice cream In soda water at soda fountain and is entitled to the honor- of originating "ice-cream-soda" which, as years have passed, has developed an enormous demand and given a great Impetus to the business of soda water dispensing. On the other hand, the credit for commercializing Ice cream as an adjunct to soda water, even though Mr. Green was the first to use it, belongs to Fred Sanders of Detroit, a confectioner of the Michigan city. The inspiration to use ice cream with soda water came to Mr. Sanders one night when hia plain cream had soured, and without tne knowledge that it had already been used as a component oE aoda water In the oast, Mr. Sanders used ice cream and featured it. He probably did more to popularize "ice- cream-soda" than any other fountain owner in the country. The city will pay 20 per cent on the supplemental assessment to be charged against people In the Homestead lateral sewer district following action taken on this matter In the city council Thursday morning. This means 'he city will pay around $1,600 to help the property owners out there. The sewer is north and west ef the Pugh school. EXPENSIVE LATERAL. Formerly it was the custom of the- city to help pay for a portion of all such sewers but this practice had been discontinued, the property owners pay. ing for all. However, unusual conditions surround the building of this- lateral. In the first place, the engineer's estimate on the cost was a little over $11,000, H being a very expensive lateral since in some places It had to go twenty-eight feet deep. MORE REINFORCEMENT. When building it, some bad conditions of the soil were found and it was believed best to reinforce around tne tile in places with : concrete. This made more extra expense on the sewer. Then too, when the bids for the lateral were opened, the contractors had Investigated the ground, knew of the conditions ar.d the result was that the bids were all around ,SS,000 above the original estimate. Finding that the work could not be done cheaper, the contract had to be let at these high prices and that made necessary a supplemental assessment of around. ?S,000. Then again, it had been planned originally as a sanitary sewer but the city later put in a number of catcli basins to drain the storm water too and under all these conditions, !t waa thought only fair they should pay this amount. ANOTHER LATERAL. The board of local Improvements also brought in ordinance for the first reading for a lateral sewer to be constructed from the Seventh Ward sewer t Pine street and the alley between K i n g and Marietta, running west to Van Dyke, thence north to the alley between View and Marietta and west in that alley 640 feet and also north from Van Dyke and the alley between View and Marietta a distance of about 407 feet to the alley between Marietta and Packard and wept In the last named alley, 600 feet. Th'e-estimated cost of this sewer is $2,232.90. It was placed on passage and goes over one week. NEW WATER PIPE. Commissioner Ruthrauff reported that he was planning to put water pipe in on Oakland avenue between West Main and 'North streets, also on West William, Taylor avenue and North Edward streets, where these streets are to be paved this summer. He estimated these jobs would take 3,027 feet of pipe and that according to the appropriation ordinance he would be able to buy about 6,SOO feet of pipe. He named over about a dozen more streets where requests had been made for water mains and he asked the council to meet with him and talk over the beat places to put these mains. OBJECTIONS WITHDRAWN. All objections to the' acceptance of the Homestead sewer were withdrawn in the county court Thursday and tho decree accepting the jeewer was entered. AMERICAN LEAGUE. N'ew York ........................ 0 Washington ....................... 0 FIJI NO CANNIBAL, BUT A GENTLEMAN Chicago.--Another musical comedy hero here has failed to live up to his reputation. This time it fs the Fiji Islander. For the Fiji no longer is a head-hunting, man-eating savage, who feasts his score of wives on missionary meat. Instead he is a devout Christian and the mildest native of all islands of the South Seas. Authority for this reform of the Fljis Is Dr. A. B. Lewis, director of the Field Museum of Natural Science, who has spent four four years in the Islands of the southern Pa- cttic. Sent out with funds provided by Joseph X. Field. Dr. Lewis studied anthropology and enthology in the South Sea Islands from 1909 to 1013. "The 90,000 natives In the Fijls are adherents of the Christian church," said Dr. Lewis yesterday. "About (SO.000 are Australian Jtethodlsts and the rest are Roman Catholics. Each native village has its little house which on Sundays Is used as a church and on week days serves as a school. The natives are taught in their own language, but there is a sort of central high school where English Is taught." Xhe FIJI Is nothing if not a gentleman. While the 90,000 native Fljis calmly enjoy life, 40.000 or 50.000 imported Hindu laborers work the sugar and banana plantations which make the Fijis the largest exporting Islands In the South Sea group. The most important items in the varied collection 1 of 10.000 specimens made by Dr. Lewis on the trip are. in his opinion, his assemblage of preserved human skulls ana his collection of dance masks of the natives. Thomaa Ryan Arrested. Thomas Ryan was arrested Thursday for alleged violation of the building: ordinance. It was charged that he had removed a sign that had been placed on * bulldinr Indl- Batteries -- CaJdwell and Kunamaker; Bcntley and Henry. FIRST GAME. Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . . 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 * Batteries -- Leonard and Carrlfcran; Shawkey, Brown and Schang. NATIONAL, Philadelphia at Boston, game, postponed, rain. ^^ Brooklyn .......... .* New York Batteries -- Pfeffer and Marquard and Meyers. FEDERAL. 0 1 0 x McCarty; Baltimore ........................ 0 0 Pittsburgh ....................... 0 0 Batteries -- Quinn and Russell; Camnitz and Berry. Buffalo Brooklyn Batteries -- Krapp and Blair; Seaton and Land. Often Workl. American Home Life -- A pompous deacon was trying his hand at teaching a Sunday eehool class, and was wanting to bring out the beauty of Christian living. /"Why do people call me a Christian?** he asked. The^re was a pause and then a shrill voice said: "Please sir, because they don't know you." that it wu unn£«. Chance f«r Fame. Chicago News: Profesior -- Tou i«y you are engaged in some original research. Upon what subject? Sophomore--I'm trying: to why the Ink won't flow from mr fountain pen unless I place It In an uprJsht position In the pocket of a light fancy vest .E WSFA.PEs NE f) WSFAPEEl

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