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SUNDAY REVIEW Pages 1 to 12. Thirty-Sixth Year. DECATUR, ILLINOIS, SUNDAY MORNING, JULY 5, 1914. Price Fire Cents. No. 186. WILSON ON LIBERTY AND PATRIOTISM President Alludes To Unpleasant Experiences Of Last 14 Months In Independence Day Speech. r h l l n ^ l r - h l R J u l ^ 4 --Adv seating ttu n n l r n t z ,,- ' H e D e c l a r a t i o n of p , K i r h * i * - ] r B « t h « p o I " i t F a n d t h e ' »· *n , line* « ' \ n i L i l r j Frt"-id i n t \ f I ^ i ' iv t t i * d t hime C r w ( « r Me 1 in In I f ] rniem e 5 , w i t h n i If w f « H t nf w h t r L t l . . l i n l «1 e l a r a t U n w »·» up ed T H I N G S 7 ' OFU - ON T 1 pr i l d t n t t u hul on Mt xt o the j , t i t 11« rf p al r o n t r o v e * v bis u n i t -t i r i t i a n Su^ln*- s c o n d i t i i h n v 1 l e i - n' me ' e r n p a t r u t Isn i ( i 'n u. ins f l - t n in* tal le on « il h ' ^ I" l a i H t i i n of In Je- 3 MI N n e w i" « i e n d h* cle larpci Arm n** r- t i n v m i*-t m a n a e * t h t Ir * "lit « 1" i v v a v T« do honor to the t i" j t i-v ' t h r r i l l n r \ N l f T H R E A T E N E D 'n ( t 1 P p r e s i d e n t K i t hi* « [ f - c h t\ i m ' i w f l \ t h t c r o w d *· i*- i d f o r \v t *. i n h c n f u i ' i o n tint a p i M c v, * t i » it* ed T w o c i m p i * ^ " r | i i es an I C i l l e r s t n o d U o-e t h e fr ik i ^ « . t i n d m-1 M U i - n u is fo fd to *t r «' ^ ·/ l i m n * , i' f i alb , fcc 'h*- w t u i r c nt i i , -t j * ,, i ot n Nt in t i v Int, I to t n f t · t « t a t he · i l C w i t ' ' a Fn i i t 01 t pr nt ] C O N I \ T t I \ n - 3 H J R O S M O T H E R \\ tt. 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tli ' v v i i i, 11 n ^ \ L s to be oat n t i c I n a V T V t n it U » n n t i t t r a c t ·\ \ m u c h i t t t i t ion T l » n mix t s t« r I h h n u = e an 1 s* nit* 1 w i o M i y in h ** i ^ h i n p t o n to rrnir t * M n a T i o r u m o' ti P h o U M s ai fl tr i iv i i i n 1 c b IM m K 1 * i ro p r f o r m i n g i n t t nf pat n r t i - . l i I honor t h e m f r 't and 1 nn i i 1 tv c l u l to c f i ^ thf 1 o u i ^ M r k L th* m i n t i l it is o \ e r ^ T M I M T N T - ) DO NOT TA1 I \ IT is p a t r i o t i c al c o to 1- T I J U w h it th * ts nre and to f ice t h r m w i t h r ' »r I h a ^ e h e a i a n R i f T t n i n v fa N cnted about thp j j- SMU ! u s i 111 ·- n H t i o n s in t h U u n t r fcr f \ i m i U T E r t a t m a n \ t l p e - t t m n f f i r t p at a n v rate and it i«s M n n s e t h i t tli»*-o f a c t s as stated do not t i l l y ^ v l f l i e i r h ot er N O W t h o t r u t h a l w h j s mate? t.s t h e t r i u h and w 1 en I find gentlemen i r e t i ' - t l n K t h a t p v p r v t h i n K I s going wrong" ·w hen it Is d o m o n s t r a l lo that mo=t th r ^ v art ftot x r i c r h t I w o n d e r w h a t t h v are t r j me to on \ r e 5 cu tr\ ins. to serve the cotmtr. or are t h e v t r v i t i ? t o « f r v ( " o m f t h i n g smaller th i n Un c o u n t r j t N P L - r A S V N T I XP'.RIENCF I h a v e nad some e^ptriences in th* 1 last f irU i n m o n t h s w hlch ha\ e not been c n t n e l v refreshing It was u n l - versnllv admitlod that the banking sv s tern of t n i s c o u n t r \ noedpd reorganization, \ \ e set the best minds we could f i n d to the task of discovering the best met ods of reorganization We met w th hnnlK anything- but critlcsm f r o m the bankers of this country "We me' u 1 h h a r d l v an t h i n g but resist ITH r f r o m the b a n k e r s of this c o u n t r i nr at leist f r o m the m a j o r l t j of tho c c v\ o said an\ t h i n g An^I e t j u s t as soon as t h a t act v,as passed on the v f r ^ - nt.^t da\ there w a s a u n i \ e r s a a c h o r u s of a p p l a u s e f r o m the bankers of the L n i t e d States No\\ If ic was w r o n g the da\ b e f o i e it w a s pn«sed w h w a s i t r i g h t t h e d a j i f t ^ r It w a s passed 1 * Where had bopn t i e candor o f criticism b y t h e c o n c e i t o f c o i n 1 ' 1 w h i c h makes a great nation SL tce'-t-fup It Is not p a t r i o t i c to ton- cf rt m n s u r p s against one another, it Is l a t i l o t i c to concert measures foi one m o t h e r TIU, M E X I C - V N Q L E S T I O N I am - w i l l i n g to g t a n j t h l n ? for an \ m e n c i r i thit monej car bu\ except the r i g h t s of othei mon I w i l l not 1 e l p an m a n buv a p o w f i lie fahould not t \erclse o\er his fellow being You K r r m \ \ h i t a big- q u e s t ! m t h e r e is In M t x i r o E l g h t \ f i \ e per cent of the M p x i n n people h a \ c r t \ t . r b e t n a l l o w - 4 t t h i v p a look in in r e g i r l to t h o i r c i \ e n icnt a n d t h e r i g h t s w h i c h h a \ e i e\ ^ed b the o t h e r ' I f t c e n per L C I I \ i i s pDobe t h a t ci-c j m c t a n c e is " i t s m-="l*-nes In m \ t h o i g h t I k n o w t h e \ n 1 an people hiv* a h e a r t t h a t w i l l b* 3 t 1 u s t as st-ons: for those mil l i r n e : m Mexico as It w i l l beat for am of » r n i l l l o n s an w here el*te In thp n o r M nd w h e n they onca k n o w w-hat N at = flk^ in M e v i i o t h e \ w i l l know w h a t u ^ h t to be d o n e In Me\ico L F P L O R E S PROPERTY LOSS You hear a great deal stated about the p r c p e r t v Its 1 ? in Mexico and I de- p l o r e H w i t h all nrv heart I pen thp con l u Ion of tbe pr*^ent d i s t u r b e d c«-n U t i o n in Mexico u n d o u b t e d l y those w h o na^ e ]o=t proptrtles ought to be r o m p ? n o a t e d C O M P L I C A T E D "WORUD Tht w o r l d Is be o m l n g m o r e complicated O P T \ da\ T h e i e f o r e no man 0 l e n t to be f o o l i s h tnougn to think he u n ' e t Land* it and th^-t s the rcakcn w h j I am eo glud to know l^erc are ^ome simple t h i n g s in the world One of th se " i m n l e t h i n g s is principle HONEST1 SIMPLE THING H o m M ^ i ^ a p t r f c c t l \ s i m p i e t h i n g It Is hare 1 for mt to b e l i e v e that w h e n a nnn \* d N i i o n e s t In does not k n o w it It is h n r d for mt to b e l i e v e u n d e r most circunr-t i n c p s w h e n a m i n has n choose b e t w e e n t w o w a j s t h a t h e does n o t k n o w w h i c h I s t h e r i g h t w a ^ \ a n d w h i c h Is t h e w r o n g w a ^ A n d n o man w h o hit chosen the w r o n g was o u ^ h t \ c n corr« into I n d e p e n d e n c e ^ m r hi o i L l t to be put out of In] oen mt ^q i a r e T h a t is not where he bt-lotiu 1 - HP o u g h t not to come w i t h i n t h « «;ound of voices u t t e r e d w h re the Declaration of Independence w as a d o p t e d K F I PS HIS P P O M T S j S ^o I · \ it i« p a t r i o t i c ^n t t i m e s to rotrarc' t IP honor of t h i s c u n t r \ in P i t r to it 4 * m i t o r i n l nterests \A OT 1 I ou r i t l pr bo flc*=pi c rl bv a'l t h e n i t o i g o f t h p w o t M is I n c a p a b l r of K f n i n s r j o u r t r r a t \ o b l i g i t i o n s o r w n i 1 ] T ou r n t h n r h i ^ p f i e e tolls f n r ^ m p r o n n Chips'* Plir t r o i t \ mi\ h a v e b ' t n a m i = t a k p I i t Us m e a n i n g w T? i ] n m i « t i k a b 1 e \ h n I h i \ e m i d e n p r o m =o as a imn T t^ to k p e p H T h e m c ^ t h o n o r a M e i n l d i s t i n g u i s h e d m t i o n i n the w o r l d i = t h e m t i o n that c a n k o p i t g promi'-eR t n its o w n h u r t NOPODTL in RT I x v i n t to t it^ p i r e n t i c t i c a l l that 1 don t t h i n k in\ 1 odv \v is h u r t I am n o t o n t h u c i n ^ t i c o n t h i a s s u m i n g t h i t '·Jfi'sm I am m u c h mm c e n t h u s i a s t i c for k e e p i n g the i n t r s r i K of the t n i t e d States ibsolutely u n n n t ^ t i o n o d and u n s u l H o d P o p u l i r i t * ic not i l w a \ s i i c c p s ^ f u l p a t r i o t i s m The m o = t p a t r i o t i c man is somctimp*! the min who R- «s in the di- rortion In w h i h h e t h i n k s l e is right w h p t h c r or not he t h i n k s anvhoriy iifrt i «i \\ 1th him because it t=s p a t r i o t i c to s i r i i T i c e Vour'-elf If \ ou t h i n k j o u a r e r i p h t Do not M i m e a m h o d v ol=f if t h e y do not n g t p p w i t h you That is not the point Do n o t d i e w i t h b i f t r r n p s s in j o u r h e i i t bemuse v o u d o n o t c o m l n c e a n ^ b o ^ ^ Put die happ\ brci isp you h p l i e \ e j o u t r i e d t o ^erve \ o u i countr\ w i t h o u t p p l l i n g \ o u r soul SOMFPODY MLST S T \ H T TDFA E \ p r v I d e a has got to be startpd b% somel o^ i n d it is a loneK thing- to stirt an^ t h i n g "i et \ on h a \ e got to « t i r t it if t h c i p Is an\ m a n s bloo 1 In \on and if \ o u l o \ e the c o u n t i \ t h i t \ou are p r e t p n d i n g to work for THF TV AY Or SUCCESS T am sometimes very much interested In seeing g e n t l e m e n supposing that p o p u l a r i t y is the w a y to success In \ m e r l c a I h p w a \ to success in America 13 to show \ o u are not afrakl of t m b o d A except God and His Judgment Tf I did rot beliexe that I would not beTJeve people rould govern themselves If I d i d not bolie\ e that the moral l u r l p m e n t w o u l d be the last a n j final nulprmcnt In the minds of men. as well as at t h e t r i b u n a l of God I could not b o h e v e in p o p u l a r government But t do b p l i e \ e these things and thherefore T earnp^tlv believe in the Democracy not o n l j of Amenca but In the power L h i t s i i b i e c t B u t mrmM- of e n l h u - of n awakened people to govern and control ItB own affaire INSPIRING So It IB very Inspiring to oome to this that may be called the original fountain of liberty and Independence in America and take these draughts of patriotic feelings which seem to renew the very blood in a m a n s \ e l n s Down In Washington sometimes when the days are hot and business presses intolerably and so m a n j things to do that It does not seem possible to do am thing In the way it ought to b« done it Is always possible to l i f t one's eye above the past for the movement and as It were, to take into ones whole being that great thing of which we are all a part--that great body of American feeding and American principle CAN'T FEEL LONELY No man could do the work he had to do In "Washington if he allows himself to feel lonely He has to make himself feel he is part of the people of the L n i t e d States and then he cannot feel lonely ^nd rm d i p a m is this, that as the j c a r s go on and the w o r l d knows m o r e and more of America It also will bring out t h i b f o u n t a i n of o u t h and renewal that it will also t u r n to America for those moral inspirations that He at the base of h u m a n freedom that it will ne\ er feat \merica unless It finds i t b e l f engaged iri~some enterprise inconsistent w i t h the rights of hum a m U , t h a t America will come to that day w h e n all shall k n o w she p u t s hu man rights a b o \ e all other rights and that her flag is the flag not only of A m e i i c a but the f l a g of h u m a n l t j "What other gieat peocle, I ask, has devoted itself to this exalted ideal? 1 o w h a t other nation in the world can -vou look for Instant s y m p a t h y that thrills the whole r o d p p o l i t i c w h e n men a n v w h e r e a r e f i g h t i n g f o r t h e i r rights N E \ E R ANOTHER I don t know t h a t there ever w i l l be a n o t h e r Declaration of I n d e p e n d e n c e , a statement of g r i e v a n c e s of m a n k i n d but I b e l l e \ e If an^ such d o c u m e n t Is e \ e r d r a w n it will be drawn in the spirit of t h e \ m e r l c a n Declaration of I n d e p e n d e n c e and t h a t America has lifted the lleht t h a t w i l l =Mne u n t o all generations and g u i d e the f e e t of man- k i n d to the goal of j u s t i c e liber and peace McGillivray Finishes Nose Behind Kahanaoku. 3 DEAD 243 Casualty List of Sanest Fourth of July--Complete List Not Yet Compiled. Ch cago July 4 --Dead 13, Injured, 213 This is the casualtj list of the aan- est Fourth of July celebration in the united States since the use of ftre- w o-rKs became so popular The property loss A fires due directl to powder filled i n v e n t i o n s was but $5 500 trh ial when compared to the hea\5 damage sustained in p r e v i o u s jears FIREWORKS MOSTLY TO BLAMB As usaal f f r e w orks w e r t resporst- ole foi the largest number of I n j u r - ies 105 Injuries caused M toj pistols, from which tetan is f r e q u e n t l y develops were tiftj -eight Fortj -one persons w re maimed b small cannons t h i r t y burned by gunpow dT, f i v e were hurt bv torpedos and four in runaway s Several of t h e i n j u r e d will die, It is belies ed Six persons were killed bj fireworks four by g u n p o w d e r t w o by torpedog and one b a r e v o l v e r These figures were compiled a.t midnight and are subject to revision PIFT1 I K J L H E D B\ BOOMB. San Francleco July 4 --Fourth o* July performances of the Illinois A. C swimmers put them in the lead tonight w i t h t w e n t y points, in the three day indoor salt water swimming 1 meet In progress Puinalu of Haw aii \v hlch claims Duke Kahanamoku holde-- of man 1 , world s records w aa second, w i t h t h i r t e e n points The meet ends tomorrow K i h a n a m o k u fought for his honors against the Illinois men today but held them In the 220 vard swim ic set a new Pacific coast record of , 2 6 4-5 w i n n i n g Mterallv by a nose f r o m Perrj M c G i l l h r a y of the I A C In the 100 vards, A. C K a l t h e l also of the I A C, crowded the w i n n i n g K a h a n a m o k u whose f j s h l i k e t u r n s a e t m e d to g i \ e him bot.i racee i N o t h i n g like the d i v i n g of Kora 1 \ V o h f e l d I \ C e v e r has been seen on the Panfic coast it w a s genera lv ngre*. ii and he he'd his title is na t i c n i ] d i v i n g c h d m p i o n a g a i n s t a I i r g e f j t l d H i r r v I l a b n c r I X C w o r l d " champion in the 1 0 M i d t a^k s t r o k e \ on easily in t u t e v e n t D o i o t h \ Becker, a foai teen-year o i l A lamed a Cal, g i r j w on the w. omen a -0 }aid dash in 33 2-5 second*? Caldwell N J J u l y 4--'Half a h u n red persons were Injured several ser l o u s l j bv the explosion of a bomb at fireworks di*»plai pro\ Ided b\ tne nunlcipalitj here tonight AT ST. LOtlS. St Louis, J u l y 4 --One death a-nd t w e n t j - s e v e n i n j u r i e s were reported here tonight as the result of Fourth of Jul celebration 1 : Another death occurred in St Louis c o u n t v where a man was drowned in the Meremac mer TWO BABIES FAT4.II/k HURT. Das ton OMo Jul\ 4 --An explosion of d v n a m l t e here todav killed W i l l i a m C l e v e i aged two and so seriously in- j u r e d I red C l e \ e t a^ d sl\ and hi«= s i f t e r Grace aged f o u r i h a t ph « i c i i n s s l i d t h e v con Id not li\ e John \\ a r g n o v lost his right h a n d 15,000 ATTEND ENDEAVOR MEETING P u f f a l o I\ ^ Juh -- \ n op n air m e e t i n g attended b v I d POO p e ^ o i * i n a pul^ lie p a r k ma.i Kot] the clo^inir of i t h e n i n t h i n t e r n a t i o n U c o n v e n t i o n o f M n ] j w orth l e a g u e here t a d a v Resolutions w e i e at opted u r g i n g ' t h e hoard of c o n t i o l of the I i \\ 01 tl l e a g u e to f o r m u l a t e at onto a d e f i n i t e pi in for thp e r e r t i o n at "tt i ^ h m t r t o n in eQiiestri in ^ t a t u e o c P i T n r l * = \s l u i \ p r e m i e r bishop o f t i c M e t h o d i s t i i s r n p a l c h u r c h \ n o her r e s o l u t i o n cnlled upon c o n e t f s to pi^s the na t j o n 1 proh 1 ition l 1U DESCENDANTS OF SIGNERS MEET Clothes Caught Fire from Firecrackers. Philadel] Uia J u l v - 1 -- T w o score descendants of t h e signers of the Declaration of I n d e p c n l n n c o met In I n d e p e n d - ence Hall toda^ and p a i d t r i b u t e 11 t h t l r f c i c f i t h e i s \ s tlie name n f each o f t h e f l f t \ - s i x slgn«* r s w a « i c a l l e d t h e r e ai ose onp or morp ^f his descendants to p o i n t to the inc star s p o r t r a i t on thp wall of the D p c l a r a l i o n room Peorla. Julv 4 -- D o r o t h i the tweH e ^ e a r - o l d daughter of E d w a r d Corken s e c r e t a r y of the C e n t r a l Illinois Ldght c o m p a n v died t o n i h t of burn s BUS tained w h i l e p l a \ i n g w i t h firecrackers todaj AV nen aid re xohed her all her ciotlies, except her stockings had b e e n bui ned f r o m her boel\ WORLD NATIONS CONGRATULATE U. S, "Washington Juh 4--President TS il son t o n i g h t n c e U eel messages f r o m the r u l e i s of the p i m c i p a l n a t i o n s of t h e w o r l d a n d f r o m \ m c u c a n societies I in f o r e i g n , p i t es o o n g r n t u l U i n g h i m and the A m e r i c a n ptople on the 3 3 « t h a n n h e r s a r v of tin i n d t p f ndence of the T n i t e d M i t e s MUCH EVIDENCE OF EXTORTION Chicopro Contrite-tors* Forced to Vny IliiHliienn AK^ntn of Union Chicago 7 u K ^ -- E v i d e n c e o f t.\tor- t i o n of large s u m s of m o n e v f i o m m a n u f a c t u r e r s outside of Chicago and local c o n t i a c t o i ^ . b\ business is^^ts of labor u n i o n s w ill be presented to a special f e d e r a l g r a n d j u r \ J u h IS Albert L H o p k i n s assistant district attorney, a n n o u n c e d today The investigation was started b charges m a d e bj Jonn J M c L a u f f h l l n contractor and state representative but the government lias f o u n d stronger cases DIES IN EFFORT TO RESCUE COUSIN TV mom M i n n Juh -1--T\ hen Frank Carl? tw e n t j -tw n ^ e i i *· ol 1 plunged i n t o Lake T N m o n i l i t e t o r H ^ m an at- I tempt to rescue his en :m Oeorge Cans aged n n u t e e n w h o ha 1 gone d o w n w h i l e b a t h ns: hi* f p c t became e n t a n g l e d In w et N w 1 i ·» searching the lake bottom i n d both w PI e d r o w n ed T h e \ came h u e f m m Chicago The bodies w e i e r e c o \ p r e d late ton i g h t BRYAN LECTURES AT CHAUTAUQUA KetflsUlle, N C, Juh 4--One ot the largest audierces ever assembled in this town heard Secretary of Stite Brjan make an address today on "World Progress--Intellectual, Moral and Political.' JURY FAILS TO CONVICT RICH BOY Unofficial Advices Say, · Lascurian Will Be Elect- and Turn Over Office. Washington J u l j 4 -- U n o f f i c i a l ad- \Jces reaching V, ashlngton tonight were to the e f f e c t t h a t Pedro Lascurain, former secretarj of state In President Madero s cabinet would he chosen tomorrow to succeed General Hue*-ta as president of Mexico and that Huerta l e s u m i n g his f o r m e " post as chief of staff of the a r m v , would be disnaiched to a f01 elgTi post, probably to France VOTERS TO BE FB\\ It was admitted that the % o t e r s In tomorrow s election \vould be few only those who reside fn the district of Atexico CItj p a r t i c i p a t i n g Candidates for the presidencj- besides Mr Lascur- a l n were said to be G e n e r a l R e f u g l o \ elascez and General Garcia Pena "Whoever m i g h t bo elected was reported to be read\ to turn mer the presidency to a p r o v i s i o n a l g o v e r n m e n t srid General Huerta Is w i l l i n g to leave the c o u n t r on the ot le- of his successor, thereto s a v i n g r U face V. BROWNBACK LOSES EYE BY FIREWORKS Setting Off Japanese Bomb, Explosion Occurred In His Face. Vandevser Brownback, son of J M Brownba-ck, -vice president of the Mllll- kln National tank, Is Is Ing in St Marj's hospital with one eye destroyed and the other dangerously hurt A Japanese bomb, the first piece o£ the dav s displa-v of fireworks* at the Country club, exploded In his faee at 4 30 o clock Saturday afternoon Surgeons and nurses are making a valiant fight Former Chief of All Rebels, Latter Chief of the North. Torreon Mexico, Jul 4 -- Gene-al Venu«=tiano C a r r a n z a Is the chief of th° C o n s t i t u t i o n a l i s t f o r c p ^ a n d G e n eral Francisco \ i l l a is ch ef of the N o r t h w a s t h e p r e l i m m a i \ agreement armed at t o d a \ bv the l o i n t commission of the dlMsions of the N o r t h and N o r t h e a s t In s es sion hei e to consider and a d j r st the ^ i t u a t on created by General Carranza s re r usal to supple the coai and a m m u n i t i o n needed b\ General V i l l a to c o n t i n u e his campaign on Mexico C i t \ This is regaided the basis on which f u t u r e negotiations will be c o n d u c t e d b j the c o n f e r e n c e VII^LA TO BE FRED The opinion p r e / a i l e 1 here that Villa w o u l d not be hampered in his f u - t m e m l i t i r X operations a g a i n s t Huei t? f o i c s one! w o u l d l a v e the fcijppo"* of thi_ C o n s t i t u t u nali*-t n a t i o n 1 KO\ e r n m f nt It js i ml *rstood t h a t this is t h e onh r o n d ti n C r i t i a l V i l l a h a « lii'-iMed u p o n ueorge C C r o L h e s c o n f i d e n t i a l agf r t of t h e L n ted State= g o \ e r n m e n t h a d a l o n g i n t e r \ l e w t o d i \ w i t h G e n eral \ i l l a a n d a f t e r w a r d « i l i I t h a d been siti* 1 "! tor about Brownb»ck The women and fe-lrls, nil In filmy summer frocks, aent messengers to bring them Information. Then the automobile carrylns th victim dashed out of the ground! to the hospital The celebration was clouded after that The band kept on playlns and some of the fireworks were »ent off, but a. considerable number of people left the club at once and the other* talked about nothing but the accident. EXTENT OF INJURT. It Is Impossible at this time to Ml the extent ot Mr Brownback'* InJuriM The right cy» was destroyed by th« explosion, the eyeball being cut and lacerated The left eye was burned but the first examination made the aur- greons believe the eyeball wa» Intact and in condition to preserve light. The forehead was cut and bmlied and bleeding copiously The lower part ot the face was practically unlnlured. Except for the Injury to the «ye» the accident would not have been leriouK. SENSATION IN CITY. News of the accident created *om«- thlngr like a ^sensation In the city. Vere Brownback has been a familiar figure in Decatur for years, a good fellow, v*idely acquainted, accommodating and likeable His willingness to work for the pleasure of others 1* directH responsible for his suffering*, for setting off the fireworks 1« little fun for those who are told off to do it. All the pleasure goes to the spectators Mr Brownback for the last two or three -vears has been a salesman In the Morehouse "Welle etore fISTRX:SSING FEATURES The accident is all the more distressing because Mr Brownback's wife, for- merlv Miss Leda Mueller, daughter of Mr and Mrs Philip Mueller, Is expected to be confined any day Only a fired a few of the smalt firecracker* j HUI» o% er a year ago his sister, Miss thev had carried out in their pockets E!oi«e Brownback, died in New York OnU the members of the fireworks after an operation made necessary by to save the less Injured ee Jack Powers, eon of Mr and Mrs Charles G Powers was powder b u r n e d by the same explosion but was not se*-- icuslj hurt SEEN BY 20fl The explosion occurred In the sight of 200 m e r r y m a k e r s who had gathered at the club for a sane Fourth It happened so q u i c k l j and u n e x p e c t e d l y that scores of them failed for minutes to realize that one of their number had been maimed for life HURRIED TO HOSPITAL Mr Brownback waa hurried^ to St M a r y s hospital by Dr Will Barnes Dr Will Chenoweth and Dr M P Parrlsh He was carried on a cot, taken *rom the club s sleeping porch in Dr Ch *now e t h s m a c h i n e He was conscious all the time till the anesthetic was a d m i n istered A dozen anxious friends foi lowed him to the hospital and waited for what I n f o r m a t i o n could giv e them tne \\ORST IN YEA.PS Decatur's "anest Fourth ended with one of the «addest and most dlstre^s- ing accidents of recent j ears Not carelessness but a de=ire to start a w e l l planned spectacle wag responsible and Brownback was the mart r No firew orks had been permitted before the set The golf cadd es shot off a few firecrackers in the morning and some of the bove who came out w uh their parents in the afternoon \lbam X 1 T il\ 4 --The jury that h e a i d the case of Malcolm G i f f o r d T r , son of a w e a l t h ^ H u d s o n r m n j f a c t u r - cr charged w i t h haMnp; murdered Frank J Chute ind f i l l e d to reach P- veulict at 6 o olock t o n i g h t and was. discharged bj C n u n t J u d g e Addlng- ton The j u r j wis out t wen t j - f o u r committee w e r e p e i m i t t e d to touch the DVT F I R E W O R K S The C o u n t r y club firew o r k ^ e \ h i b i tion i s a l w a \ s d i v i d e d i n t o t w o parts the d i f i r e w o r k s *et off about 4 or 5 o clock IP the a f t e r n o o n , and the n i g h t f i r e w o r k s w h i c h are a l w a y s a b r i l l i a n t spectacle TW O or Hire* \ o u n g men a r e a l w a j s told o f t to t a k e charge of oth d i s p l a \ s The afternoon fire w o r k s i n t p n d e I for the chil- Plows Through Water at Almost Mile a Minute. 4 -- The closing sexent 1 ! a n n u a l a s s o c i a t i o n "a\\ iv\ nr 1 b\ A C, Peona, 111, J u h i l i \ ^ i it. nt, of th Mi c i =i i 5'- ppi \ a l l * \ Bal-\ b p e c j Ponion Smith of 41gonac Mich, eQu-U and out lo tin \in M n i d s =et up ·\cster- dav b K i t U H i w k M o w n e d b^ H H J ml m of C a n t o n O w h i l e the latter boat I n an ef f o i t lo it t a i n the m u c h o\ tt d mile a m i n u t e pai_e r i p p t d hr p l a n k i n g loo'-e and ^\ab forced to run s h o i c to p f - e \ « n t « nk r g F V S T T I M E The c o u r = e was a b * n l u t e l \ calm and Eab% Speed Demon n n d o t w o m i l e t m l s dow n ^ t r c T m an 3 t w o m i l e s up ·streim Ilrr tinif". w c i e L p 1 ng 3 "» d o w n 1 L i up 1 os d o \ \ n 1 0( _ ^ The f o u r mile*! w e i e ti a\ eled at in average speed of 53 -)4 m i l e s an hour, break- I n g ill A m e r i c a n r e c o r d s He-- f a s t e s t lap 'n rage I ^ 4 5i m i l e ^ an h o u i and t h i « m i l e is rec gni/crl b\ the i-=socia- tion eM.c»ti\ e s f o f f i c l i l w h i l e t h a t of K i t t \ I T a w k thp p r e \ i o i i g d a \ at e\a c t l \ the same pice is d i s p u t e d bj the t i m e r " KirTi IF VT\ TV DISABLPD O w i n c : to the f a c t that I v i t t j Ha\vk w as d K ^ l lo 1 and Habv Spned Demon a l r i 3 a d \ Ii id w o n ono heat i n the \ \ e b b troptn ch i m p i o n s h i p o\ ent the l a t t e i boat had the c a l l on the b i g e \ e n t before the = t a r t "Demon h o w o \ e r , 'wac closeH p r e ^ ^ e 1 b\ ' ^pot and "orced to do the f i r = t l a p it a 4 r s pace *=hc \i* L * d off c i - , h t h before the 2** rniics w ore com pi ted and f i n i s h e d a w h o l e l i p a h o i J of ^pot in 3* 22 or at a speed of 41 ^ ) miles an h o u r B a r - ren Groat o w j i e d b \\ T b a r r e n of Chicagn took t h i r d place and w 1th Spot d M d e d h o n o r * f o r t h p b i g e \ e n t Spot h T d no t i on Me in w i n n i n g the second sti i l c r h t h o a t in Cla«s B at 20 mile 11 Bab\ ^ p r r d D^mon was entered I f Mile her but w is rated as a r u n n e r up she took second place and "VS arren Groat third Spot c 01 e *MMI the t w e n - t mile'? in *?G 2fi doinsr the first lap at ·12 S m!lp*= p^r 1 our Warren Oro it took thp second straight heat of the CIa«s« r e \ p n t in ea^i f a s h i o n f r o m Leading L a d \ , P D Q n took the f i n a l e\ ent in the Class B e \ e n t at 10 miles. dren ar* compo c ed of Japanese bombs w h i c h thi ow ga\ l i t t l e ba!loon« and p a r a c h u t e s Into the air and send them B a i l i n g off o\ er the golf h n k s for the ·\ oune^teri to cha*-* 1 Brownback and Powers w ei e the committee ^e t 'terda\ T\ ith tne assistance of thp caddies thn L a r i i e d the f i r e w o r k s to the fringe o shrub*; near the lake east and south o f the club house Through some mad % ertence they had not prodded them- ^eU es w ith safettj. torches w i t h w hich to touch the fuses a n d t h e used Instead the safetv matches euch as are sold at cigar stands for a cent a box ONE DID NOT GO Pow eis tried f h e or six times to l i g h t the f i r ^ t bomb Each time the TV ind blew out the match M Let me ti y It said Brow nback \s he spoke he struck a match and bent o % e r the bomb At that Instant It exploded the c o n t e n t s s t r i k i n g him In t h p f?ce · w i t h t e r r i f i c force For an i n s t a n t nobod\ realized w h a t h n d h i p p t n e t i T w o parachutes, varicolored and g-^ T* Tapane^e u m h r e l l n ^ , unfolded in the a i r and f l o a t e d a w a T h e c h i H r e n r l i p p i d t h e i r h a n d s a n d ^ h o u t e d in glee BRO-U NBACK HURT K r o w n l a c k straightened up and then f e l l b a c k w a r d ' P o m e l o d ^ ·= h u r t 1 "W Iio is If in j u i c e d se~ eral men B i o w n b a c k tried to get up Golfer*: and cadd\ bos gathered i o u n d him ind p i c k i r g h in up helped h i m to th club house Hl= face w a s blackene 1 b u r n e d and blpcdlng Dr Barnes and Dick Roberts had lust f i n i s h e d t h f i r second round in the h a n d i c a p golf t o u r n a m e n t and had turned in their tcore cards A bo\ da=hcd up to Dr Barnes "Vere Brownback s hurt, A bomb exploded in his face T h e j le asking for joti exclaimed the bn CONFf SIOX In a moment the holiday throng w a « In confusion The bo^ s stopped shooting their firecrackers The golfers hurried to the club house to inquire a sudden attack of appendicitis Mrs B r o w n b a c k T\as told of the accident b her mother, Mrs Philip Mueller w i t h i n an hour after the accident md bore It with gr^at fortitude NO FIREWORKS Because of the accident to Vandeveer Brownback, the r e waa no shooting ef fireworks at the Country club Saturday night There wa» a bis crowd »n hand but no one wanted to take a chance of exploding any more bomb* What will be done with the fireworks is not known but they may be shipped back to the factory Saturdav evening was epent In dancing and everyone seemed to "be having a good time There was a general air of depression however becauee of the unfortunate accident of the afternoon Many people left the club after the explosion and the evening crowd was not BO large a* It ·would hav« been AVIATOR KILLED IN CALIFORNIA Angeles Camp, Cal, July 4 --Arthur R \ b l t n k y of Sn Francitoo an »Tl»tor, was killed he'« to3ar when hU «»ro- plane waa caught in an aarial «ddy i-bo^ e a can on HOT AT OMAHA AND WINNIPEG Chicago July 4--Temperature*: Current Highest Low«»t Boston Buffalo New York . Vew Orleans Chirapo . Detroit .... Omaha .... St Paul Helena . San Francisco Winnipeg . «6 ..74 . 64 . SO . 73 ..74 . OS 84 . 7(1 5S 84 7S 78 72 30 74 80 92 RS 90 60 92 H eo 58 76 68 58 70 B4 58 51) 58 THE WEATHER. Chicago, July 4---Following 1 a r « thp weather Indications until 7 p m . ^[onday Partly cloudy 3m- dnT t vrarmer ex* (rente nortbecftt portion; Mond»y partly cloudy, Ucht t arlable wind** NOOQ 7 p m Highest T ow est IXJCAI. OBSEBVATIO^8. m T« 91 08 63 NEWSPAPER!

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