The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on July 5, 1914 · Page 10
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The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois · Page 10

Decatur, Illinois
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Sunday, July 5, 1914
Page 10
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Pag* Tea T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Sunday Morning, July 5,1914 LEGGED COLT One of the Products of Macon County. One of the f«atu-e» of the Dreamland Dark sarnival the last week *vas a two leaned colt Thia colt was not a Ive It was stuffed It was shown just as It was born however It was f u l l v dewloied and natural In e \ e r «a ex cept that It had but t w o legs Only two small bumps Bhowed w h e r e the oth«.r two shoJ d have been The colt »aB born on the Robert Stenait farm near Oreana It Hv«d four davs and was apparent!} healttn and well It was the opinion of some of the neighbors who flaw It that It would ha\e lived If It had not been untie- such disadvantage In sucking It had to be held up by «omeone to suck There Is an Idea In the mind of some acquainted with the clrcum stance, that while It was frequently sucked tt dlfl not get near enough nourishment, As a sld« show feature It IB now attracting a good deal of attention Many Things are Hopelessly Mixed. When th« JVxirth of Julr and Batur- day coincide concur and synchronize which i» to wy happen at the «*me tlm., it is bad for th. Fourth of Ju£ and also bad for Saturday r,o doubt to tlm. a more or less allwlie and omnipresent national government will. fc* H M that the treat national holiday wiU be set for Tuesday Wednesday Thursday or FridaT It mine, things urn badly when thi. holiday hacpen. on Saturday. Bundav or Monday. p«rtJ ealarlr OB Saturday THINOHS WE MUST DO W» «·· ·· patriotic people and must Ml»brate whenever the holiday comes «nd w. also have appetites, tastes and haoit. which can not be served It ·verybody celebrate, on Satarday We ·have to round up our Sunday provisions .ome of which are perishable and will not keep two d*s We ha^» to have onr laundry to get our whisker, trimmed, to ride on street cars, a good many of u» to e»t at restaurant, and hotel. NOT CLOSED Most of the places of buslnes. in Decatur were closed Saturday but a good many of them were not. The groceries were open although the down town ones we-e ooen Friday evening Th» barbershop were open and remained open till « o clock in the ev.n- CHIV OMAN'S IDBA The Chinese laundry observed the Fourth by closing so far a. the actual j work of laundering clothes was concerned The doors were kept open and packages were delivered to all who came TJL was stated by the man on duty in the South Main street place that the proprieties of th« occasion would be fully observed by 1 o'clock in the afternoon when the laundrv would resume ope-atlons and continue pr««T much all night C1XSBD Th« bank, were of course olosed They c!os« for a much slighter excuse than the Fourth of July The dry goods ·tore, hardware stores and clothing ·tore, were elo.ed The drug .tores were not elossd They never close except for a few hoars at night. The public must have m««!eln« and especially soda fountain products The restaurant* of course were not dosed and In spite of the fact th«t many of th. flown town business people were away e«labratln«; th» day ·"·"·% rood perreyor. did about as ortslr ne.s at dinner a. on other Oars clde that union shall prevail early summer evening when the fire files fl'cker against dark trees and a thousand bugs whirr. It has be»n the hidden camp of the hunters or the cave of brave gold seekers It has seen some stirring times And it might have been all planted In commonplace potatoes If Mr Miller did not understand boy nature and count his Interest in joy and not dollars GROLND BULBS They have an awfullj good time all year round In this little place said Mr Miller In s h o w i n g the ilsltor o\er the unusual ground, and I ha% e al most as good a time with them when I can set a^^a^ It Is a great deal bet ter to she the boys some place to «pend thef- time in the open near home than to make them tra\el far afield to find amusement In p l a j i n g baseball here they ha\ e strict ground rules ·which are l l \ e d up to to the letter and | I f i n d that their games are making men t out of them [ There Is a great deal of honor at | tached to most bo games and the i \oungsters In this block certatnlj are | acquiring lots of manly honor right here In this little lot I can supervise their plaj at times without causing disturbance and I tell }OU the thing pa\s This little piece of plajground which Is cultivated 105 per cent, shows what public plav grounds with equipment can do for the vounger generation There li nothing In it but a ball diamond The other properties are always on hand In the minds of the bos TWINS DIE SOON Colt Born Two-Legged. AFTER BIRTH Son. ot Mr. and Mr. John W Ittke Sac- mntb* The twin BOMB born to Air and Mrs. John Wlttke, 1692 North Railroad avenue Friday afternoon, died after living a Bhort time One lived an hour ind the other four hours The bodies were taken to Moran s chapel whe"-e the funeral was held at 1 30 Saturday aftenoon The Interment was In Greenwood Dr. B. L. Maenithal Physician Dr. H. F. Armstrong Dentist Have opened their office at 245-249 N. Water St. Above Kaufman's Clothing Store. BEER FURNITURE CO. VACANT LOT FOR USE OF THE BOYS C C. Miller Counts Returns in Pleasure, Not in Dollars. C C Miller at 1021 West Wood street figure, the Interest returns on a patch of city propert} 46 feet .quare In hours and minutes and joy to a number of small boys and not In dollars and cents The ground Is fertile and m'ght b* 111111263 to raise an thing from potatoes to American Beauties but the hilarity g-owing out of It every hour In sunshlnj days Is beyond value as compared to anything In the vegetable kingdom REAR OF RESIDENCE The .quare plot of ground t. at the rear of the MilUr residence. It Is enclosed on four sides by picket and board fences and It ha. a well trodden baseball diamond In It. center There la room for nothing but the diamond The outfield is done away with entirely, and "over the fance Is out" Any sunny day from March to November the placs 1« a" v « wltn ima!1 boyi who hat. to hear their monther's call to eals and who u.ualy r»fu«» to hear a all to do errand. Perhaps no plot »f ground In the ntire city ha. had such a diversified nd Interesting career It has bean he deck ot a pirate ship, clearsd^or ctlon except for riv»r« of blood here nd there where some brav» brigand as come to a. death grapple with a illk fed minions of the law and her Majesty s navy WHAT IT HAB BEBK It has been a great speedway under he wheel, of thundering automobiles riven by reckless demons at 200 miles hour It has been the three rings t the greatest circus on earth, and he one battle field which rivals any thing that Mexico can offer in the wa of sanguinary conflict It has been a great railroad sard where flying passenger and freight trains h a v e rushed , hither and t h i t h e r while the brave 1 brakemen, conductors and enginemen haie risked their lives to get the limited through on time Here the first Intrepid pioneers of a jreat nation have advanced over Teacherou. ground to meet and conquer th. overwhelming red forces awaiting In paint and feather to take scalps and otherwise act like Indians I The armies of the North and South h a \ e been drawn up In battle array within the enclosure and the blue and grej ranks burled upon one another to de O1C THE STREET*. There wen a (rood many people on th« street, an* mo.t of them seemed to *· going .omewhers They wrrUC parcels of flr»worka flag, bunting and other visible eildences of patriotism and In every group of people there w a Inncn basket or two WEDDING PICTURES There are many events that suggest pictures but none more important than the wedding. Only a picture can adequately describe the dainty finery of the bride, bridesmaids or flower girls, and like the memory of the occasion, the pictures grow more precious year by year. Make the appointment today with The photographer In your town. Wasson Studios 351 N. Water, Suffern Bldg. Elevator Service. DEVELOPING lOc A roll, any size. Eastman chemicals, Eastman papers; best quality, best workmanship. It costs no more. Try us. Haines Essick 217 N. Water. Both Phones 1256. Join Our Player Roll Library and have the use of 312 rolls yearly. KIMBALL PIANOS KIMBALL PLAYER PIANOS Why isn't there a Kimball Player Piano in your home? The Kimball Playar Piano has the essentials necessary to reproduce hand played music. This instrument plays the full scale, 88 notes; plays Kimball or any 88- note full, round, rich, mellow tone, selected materials, best workmanship, roll guiding device. Here you have the choicest of designs and a large and complete stock from which to select Instruments to suit everyone. We will take you "never played" piano in part payment. MUSIC ROLLS for all 88-note Player Pianos. Every variety of music-Classic, Popular, Operatic, Sacred. Inquire about our special library privileges. W. W. KIMBALL CO. Decatur Branch Store. R. A. Peake, Mgr. 149 East Mam St. Purchase 01 J5s£ Summer Frocks Enables Us to Sell Them At A t» ffl^^^B Q Tremendous Reduction--Choice J) ^l^^^^^l* *7 T HESE charming Summer frocks come in all those de- I hghtfully cool tub materials so greatly in demand this season, such a« Ratines--Crepes--Cotton Voiles in a satisfying array of pretty shades--Old Rose, Pink, Copenhagen and White. The majority are fashioned in the striking new Basque style, with loose, flowing Russian tunic skirts They're really such extraordinary values that they are sure to go in a day or two; therefore, to avoid being disappointed, get yours Monday. Choice $5 and $6.50 Wool Skirts-Monday Only Of course you want one of these smartly tailored wool ikirts. A matchless collection of this season's best models, of all wool serges, crepes and novelties, m the popular shades tf Tango, Copenhagen, Black and White pin stripes, Navy, Tan and Black; all women's and misses'. Splendid $5 and $6.50 skirts--underprice Monday, each $5 White Silk Blouses Special These beautiful waists tf»O AC are made of fine white A^.JfJ all-silk crepe de chine-- T every one a model of fine workmanship. Two exclusive styles. All sizes. Worth f 5--Monday, each. $2.95. N.WATERTREET HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW WATER SYSTEM IN THE FAMOUS Herrick Refrigerator Ice cold water--ice cold--all the time, without extra cost of ice--something new. Come in and get a good, cold drink. See it in use. Come in any time. The greatest thing ever put on the market and its in the Herrick Refrigerator. The Herrick refrigerator la 10 different in construction, so far ahead of other refrigerators that other dealers knock on it because they don't know how to get around this superior construction. Don't let others tell you what a Herrick will do and will not do Let the man that sells it tell you all about it and then judge for yourself, and you'll hare to admit that its the best refrigerator. Lawn Mowers, now , $8.50 Porch Swings $2.85 Lawn Swings ^ $6.00 50 ft. guaranteed 5-ply garden how.-.!" $6.00 ALL POECH ROCKERS, CHAIRS AND SETTEES AT 20% DISCOUNT Always bargains at this store. Beer Furniture Co. 332-338 N. Main St. LADIES "THINJC of the convenience and comfort of an electric iron these hot days--no heat from the stove, no changing irons, You can iron 60 minutes out of each hour with an electric iron, We have General Electric, Westinghouse and Hot Point irons, Decatur Railway Light Co. East William. Bell Phone 1. Auto 1167. NEWSPAPER!

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