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Page Ted T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Tuesday Evening, July 7,1914.. \ "THERE'LL BE HO STOKE;" COTTER General Manager Says Walkout is Improbable. SETTLING M A T T E R S Officials Busy Lining Up for Grain Movement. said General of the Wabiit-h. d i s c u s s i n g the s i t u a t i o n . "we "As far as I k n o w , manager S. E. Cotter T u e s d a y m o r n i n g i n have made no p r e p a r a t i o n s for a posM- ! Die strike. a l t h o u g h we arc one or the j reads v i t a l l y concerned. The fai-t is , that th« men themselves v o t e d for the ' most part under the supposition t h a t there would he no real t r o u b l e , Pome j of our old passenger and f r e i g h t e n g i - , rieers will f i n d U most i n c o n v e n i e n t ; to he mixed up In any a f f a i r w h i c h is j liable to cause a. t i e - u p of the s - e r v - j Jce. They have worked too Ion;? for ^ the position they now hold. | '-**",·.,, ARE 'SETTLING MATTERS. | "The m a t t e r is being tended to in i Chicago." c o n t i n u e d the £- n e r u l o f f i - j cial, "and I have not been mixed u p In It personally. It Is the general he- j lief, h o w e v e i , t h a t t h e r e "ill be n o ! walkout a n d t l i a t a f f a i r s w i l l he set-| tied pcaceal'ly and s a t i s f a c t o r i l y ht- 1 tween heads o f e n g i n e m e n ' s o i g n n i z a - j tions aiul the c o m m i t t e e of g e n e r a l j r.ianagert. At present the \Vabash is ( b( , resigned to take t h i n c d tis t h e y tome | and let the troubles cif t o m o r r o w lie I Eettled when t h e y roll around. j "We h a v t a g r e a t m a n y items to set- i tie up e v e r y day and so f a r h a v e h e l d ' NEW SEWER PIPE ON NORTH MAIN Drain* Will Prevent Flooding of Streets at Intersections. Contractor S. A. T u t t l e promise's to b e g i n p u t t i n g In the new sewer pipe for the catch basin drains on North Main street tomorrow. All of t h i s work, of course. Is p r e l i m i n a r y to the work of actual paving. There are l',t00 feet of this new drain to be p u t in and a l a r g e part of it is on the streets Intersecting N o r t h Main. Ten-Inch d r a i n pipe is to be used for this purpose and on W i l l i a m ana Eldorado streets the now d r a i n s w i l l extend f r o m North M;iin to the Union street sewer. TO PREVENT FLOODING. The object of these new d r a i n s is to p r e v e n t t h e f l o o d i n g of the street I n - t e r s e c t i o n s at Eldorado. N o r t h out! W i l l i a m s t r e e t s w h e n e v e r there is a h e a v y rain. More catch basins are io bo put in at these intersections ami b e t t e r o u t l e t s are to be provided. Owlne: to the I n a d e q u a c y of the W i l l i a m s t r e e t sewer w h i c h empties i n t o t h e m a i n sewer on U n i o n street and to p r e v e n t the f l o o d i n g of basements. Uie catch basin drains f r o m north M a i n street were choked down to f i v e i n c h e s . The consequences of t h i s were the H o o d i n g of the s t r e e t w i t h e v e r y h e a v y shower. A n o t h e r i n d e p e n d e n t d r a i n !o the U n i o n street sewer on TV'iiliim s t r e e t w i l l relieve the old sewer nrid p e r m i t the q u i c k drainage of t h e s t r e e t by larger c a t c h b a s i n drains. Hendricks Ends Job; Steel Structure Goes Up. The Decatur Bridge company began setting steel at the new Powers b u i l d Ing M o n d a y afternoon. By Tuesday noon the section had grown almost the entire width of the b u i l d i n g f r o m Water to State streets, and it was app a r e n t t h a t rapid progress w o u l d made on the f r a m i n g work. A. VC. H e n d r i c k s , who has had the c o n t r H f t for r e m o v i n g the r u i n s of the e n t i r e block, completed e v e r y t h i n g M o n d a y night, except the cleaning of brick. It w i l l t a k e several days fo- t h e w o r k m e n t o f i n i s h t h e b r i c k c l e a n I n g job. NO BLOCKADES. A great m a n y people have remarktrt f j i v n r a M v on the work done by Mr. l l e n d r k k s . At no time a f t e r the f i r e were any of the streets blocked f r o m t r a f f i c f o r more t h a n a f e w m i n u t e s at a t i m e , and t h e n only w h i l e a dans- crous w a l l was b e i n g pulled down. As fast n s a wall was pulled the w r e c k a g e would be gathered up and h a u l e d away, so t h a t the streets w e r e prac- t i c a l l y c l e a n all the time. There is a street on each of the f o u r sides of the ruins, a n d every one of those streets ,, v.-a-, kept open to t r a f f i c . He kept th MASSACHUSETTS ! r u i n s wot down most of the time while MICHIGAN AND TEMPERATURE AT CENTURY MARK At 2:30 o'clock Tnesdny after HOOD the mercury l n J. H. CoonratH's government thermometer was nt 100 degrees. Had It not been fur the cloiidn In the sky It would no doubt hove been a great deal warmer. UTE GUIS 111 I Scraps of News. Woman Refuses to Prosecute, but City Will. The cases against M i n n i e Davis, charged with assault and also w i t h bootlegging, on complaint of M i n n i e Koehler, were continued in Justice J. Edward Saxton's court Monday till J u l y 13. It seems the Koehler woman is a d a u g h t e r - i n - l a w of the Davis woman and the two had bad a quarrel. The K o e h l e r woman did not appear to testify a g a i n s t h e r m o t h e r - i n - l a w Monday and -wants the case dropped but the c i t y and s l a t e plan to go ahead and push the case. Assumption Players Put Out of Running, Patterson and Pearson of Assumption were put out of the r u n n i n g for the doubles championship cups In the central Illinois tournament at noon t o d a y w h e n they were defeated by Gauer and Dey of Morrisonville. It was Gauer's second match, he losing AID SOCIETY. The Ladles' Aid society of the First Baptist church will meet Friday afternoon for Its regular monthly meet- Ing. ROBERT HEYNE HERE. Robert Heyne, son of Rev. ·William Heyne, r e t u r n e d home Monday afternoon. He has been traveling with the Schubert octet of St. Ixruis. which recently appeared In Decatur. The last appearance of the octet was at Chicago and there the members separated for the summer. Mr. Heyne will be here u n t i l fall. p r e v i o u s l y to Busher In The team w o r k of the the singles. Morrisonville Supply of Fruits nnl VeRetnMea Worth Looking At. A good deal of srood looking 1 f r u i t is on sale in Decatur t o d a y and. as m i K h t l^e expected, it comes from Michigan. Among- t h e M i c h i g a n f r u i t s t h a t m a y m e n t i o n e d are: B l u e b e r r i e s . 20 cents a q u a r t ; sweet and sour cherries, c u r r a n t s a n d gooseberries, 13 cents a ! q u a r t . 1 Home g r o w n raspberries are 15 c e n t s a q u a r t . are the p o s s i b i l i t y of labor t r o u b l e «Sislant ana i m p r o b a b l e e n o u g h to overlook. No i n t i m a t i o n has be.en g i v en to the railroads themselves by these h a n d l i n g t h e s i t u a t i o n t h a t a l t these western r.ii!ri-a!s w i l l be tied up." WALKOUT NOT FEARED. It is known t h a t between 05 a n d T: per cent of Wabash men h a v e voted in favor of a strike, and it is e q u a l l y t r u e that the genera] o p i n i o n of en- Elnemen who are not on c o m m i t t e e s Is that the s i t u a t i o n will not grow I n t o p. real w a l k o u t , but t h a t w i t h the sanction of nearly e v e i y engineer and fireman in the west b e h i n d t h t i r de- j mands, the men's committee can bring | FRIENDS ATTEND the general managers to a satisfa-*- · tory settlement and the a f f a i r can be closed. The men h a v e t h e power to Stand f i r m l y for t h e i r rights, h o w e v e r , j Services Conducted At S*. Patrick's hy »nd do not i n t e n d to give in u n t i l the jj ev . Father Murphy. wpge schedule t h e y desire and the The. f u n e r a l of Richard D u g g a n was ·working conditions which they t h i n k : ji P ]3 at 9:30 Tuesday m o r n i n g at Pt. necessary to the e f f i c i e n c y of the i Patrick's C a t h o l i c c h u r c h . There was a l a r g e a t t e n d a n c e of old f r i e n d s . The and beauti- C a l i f o r m a B u r b a n k plums cents a q u a r t . E x t r a fancy, c r e a m y and crisp caul- i f l o w e r Is o f f e r e d at 30 cents a head. This may look l i k e a hit high, but one who sees the c a u l i f l o w e r and knows t h a t It comes all the way from Boston will not be s u r p r i s e d , and t h i n k it is w o r t h the price. Head lettuce f r o m the samp h i g h brow region sells at 10 and i:*i cents. S t r i n g beans are 15 cents a pound. The only h o m e grown f r u i t or vegetable in all of this list mentioned Is tomatoes. S t r i c t l y f a n c y specimens sell nt I n cent's a pound. DECATUR FIRM BUILDS ELEVATOR 25,(X10 nimhrl S»rm'iire at Kane) F. E. l l n r r l s In ClinrKO. A new J S . O O O - b u s h e l Brain elevator will he c o n s t r u c t e d at Kane, 111., by the D e c n t u r C o n s t r u c t i o n company. The elevator w i l l be e n t i r e l y modern. K a n e Is a b o u t f i f t y miles north of St. Louis, near Jp.rseyville. F. E. Harris of the D e c a t u r Construction c o m p a n y will leave t h i s week to s u p e r i n t e n d the cons t r u c t i o n . DUGGAN FUNERAL are g r a n t e d . WATCHING THE G R A I X . "Just at present," acldfd Mr. C o t t a r . "we are too busy w i t h f i e l d glasses w a t c h i n g the h o r i z o n for The big: grain m o v e m e n t , t o t h i n k a b o u t m t u h else. We h a v e 4,500 cars s t a n d i n g idle waiting for the f a r m e r s to b r i n g in their crops, and we can h a n d l - - - n i l they care to haul us. Toclay there were 100 grain cars loaded on this division w i t h Mlee . the promise of a. movem. nt which will I r - lfcri about average the same n u m b e r f o r ! the remainder of the week. My l a s t trip through, K a n s a s convinced me that there would be. no lack of w h e a t t h i s year." Mr. Cotter. S u p e r i n t e n d e n t J. E. Stumpf, Engineer .1. E. Danes and Trainmaster K a r n e s l e f t for the north Tuesday morning, where they will m a k e a s h o r t i n s p e c t i o n , incliuling the new ffrav.-J pit n n d a p p a r a t u s at Ritchie. f l o r a l t r i b u t e s were many fill. The services were conducted by Rev. F a t h e r M u r p h y . The m u s i c w:'s f u r n i s h e d by Miss Irene Wletel. Miss Marearet M u l e a d y and E.l Ha vs. Tin f l o w e r s were in charge of Mrs. Thomas Townend, Mrs. Homer R e d d i x , Miss Nellie Irons and Miss Lcita Koons. The pallbearers were Homer r.eddix. Harvey Burns, G r a n t Irons, Thomas Sheeny. Thomas Townend. James Mor- K a r l Bushart and George Goofl- man. The i n t e r m e n t was in Calvary. the work or r e m o v i n g the wreckage was in progress, and the d u s t a n n o y a n c e was reduced to a m i n i m u m . It was the host w r e c k i n g job ever d o n e In D e c a t u r . MISS ROACH GETS DIAMOND RING Bndd Florcy Gets tp on Ferris Whfcl nml AnnouneeB Result. Miss May r.oaeh was presented with the diamond r i n g offerorl by tho Modern Woodmen as the prize In a votlns contest w h i c h was held last week. Sue held I0,9fi!) votes against the 10.127 held by Miss Blanch Hynds, her nearest contestant. The announcement of the winner was made Monday night in Dreamland park by Budd Florey who took the winner on the ferris wheel and stopped at the topmost p o i n t to m a k e the an- n o u n c e m e n t . T h e Woodmen carnival left Monday evening a f t e r a successful week hare. FIVE MEN WITH TWO CASES OF BEER They Bun nnd Leave Liquor When Police Approach. Five men with two cases of beer in patrol wagon, but the men saw it coming and ran away, leaving their beer. The police f o u n d a f u l l case of q u a r t s and another one half f u l l . The beer was loaded In the wagon and taken to headquarters, where the owners can have It by- calling for it. They will, however, be immediately arrested for trespassing If they show up. The police did not learn who they were or t h e y would be arrested a n y way. They were under a lone tree about t h e m i d d l e of the pasture east of . the Johns residence and a b o u t 200 y a r d s from the road, so the o f f i c e r s could not get n e a r them. men was s u p e r i o r to that of the Ass u m p t i o n players. The f e a t u r e of the game, h o w e v e r , was t h e playing of Patterson, w h o weighs a r o u n d 250 pounds. Lindsay and Barber of S u l l i v a n were s c h e d u l e d to play Odor and Adams a b o u t 4 o'clock t h i s a f t e r n o o n . BONUS WINNER. In the doubles, Chllds and Bonus defeated G u s h i n g and G u s h i n g of Assumption. 6--o, 6--2. B o n u s also won f r o m J. G u s h i n g in the singles, 6--0, 6--1. HARLEY MINTUN AND MISS WELCH Former D. H. S. Football Player Weds Hurley nt Charleston. MI n t u n a n d Miss Maud WHITFIEID TO BE Report at State House Race for Judge. in VISIT THE GOVERNOR GIRLS AT FARIES PARK. About a dozen girls, members of the Arion Glee club of St. Johannes' Ger-1 _.._m L u t h e r a n church, l e f t Tuesday m o r n i n g for Fartes park, where they will spend a week. The girls have secured a cottage there for the week. Decatur Lawyers Present Buckingham's Petition. CHICAGO VISIT. Mrs. F. L. S u f f e r n and mother, Mrs. C. W. Battles l e f t this m o r n i n g for a two days' visit in Chicago. · HOME FOR VACATION'. Miss Maybelle Schmachtenherger, daughter of O. Schmachtf-nberger, 1323 West Macon street, came home Monday for the s u m m e r vacation. She Is critic teacher in the n o r m a l school at La Crosse, Wis., but b e f o r e ret u r n i n g home she visited for a. couple of weeks in Princeton, 111. Welch, both well known y o u n g Decat u r people of Decatur, outgeneraled t h e i r m a n y f r i e n d s here Monday by i -, S WILL C. PLUCK SERIOUSLY SICK « inCined to Bed tor Pant Two Weeks With Xervonti Trouble. Win C. Pluck, Jr., proprietor of the wall paper and paint store. Is seriously 111 at his home, 647 West Deca- Hotn raeekertr un y. Decatur 7'ailroad o f f i c f - s were the clearing: house lor lone: d i s t a n c e travelers who took a d v a n t a g e of t h r TTome- Beekers* rates Tuesday, a ^ r n r d i n c f to local passenger mm. On the- U'nbash tickets were sold to people In almost «very part of t h e t e r r i t o r y from St. Ixuis to Chicago, and a l t h o u g h no local sales were made, the budget of "business was a large one. From S t o n i n g t o n , Litchfield. Forrest, M a n h a t t a n and other points on the Decatur division, orders came for tickets reading to the north a n d west. The tig: crop yield in the west h a s t u r n e d many simple lifers t h a t way. On the Illinois Central the b u l k of sales are foi the smith, and Homeseekers' tickets are f e w a n d f a r between. MEN WHO LOST LEGS RECOVERING Both Amputated nt Knee; Are In St. Mary's Hnnpltnl. Both Charles W e k n m a n , who lost one leg under a Vandalla train In the Dp- cat ur yards last week, and Georse Reed the negro who fell u n d e r ^ n Illinois C e n t r a l t r a i n in Forsyth S u n d a y , are reported to be im pro vine: at St. Mary's, hospital. It is t h o u g h t t h a t both will rerovf-r. The legs of l o t h men were a m p u t a t e d at the knee. tur street, with a n e r v o u s trouble. He has been confined to his bed for the past two weeks and his friends have become a n x i o u s about his condition. Physicians are hopeful, however, that w i t h an extended rest he will recover. POSTAL SAVINGS DEPOSITS DECREASE Fall Oft from *K.1SS to fl,Z2!i in Pant Year, The deposits at the local postal say- infts hanlt for the year ending June SO show a decrease over the corresponding previous year of from SS.TS8 to Sfi.::5. Just what is the cause of this f a l l i n g off is u n c e r t a i n . The amount deposited by smaller towns also fell oft from $773 to 1350. Withdrawals d u r i n g the year totaled 19,532, Early BrenkfnMt at Fnlrvlrvr. Sixteen younsr w o m e n and their friends of clap a No. 35 of St. Peter's X M. E. church celebrated the F o u r t h ·with a breakfast at F a i r v i t w park. They spent a most enjoyable time. R. H. Oliphant was toastmaster of the accasion. The bonfire was started at 5:30 a. m.. and breakfast was served at 6 o'clock. It was decided to call the class "The Twentieth Century club." instead of the Bible class. Miss Cora Lawrence deserves much praise for the success of the c.ub. URSULINE SISTERS IN ANNUAL RETREAT Will Not fro to Alton But Will Remain io Decotnr. The sisters of the U r s u l i n e order here in the city will go Into their an- n u a l r e t r e a t this year on July 21 for a p e r i o d of one week. The local sis- tera w i l l not have to go to Alton any more, h o w e v e r , for their retreat, hut w i l l hold them r i g h t here at home, their local home being established as Tn independent convent. Gasoline Stove Flareup, The explosion of a, gasoline stove caused a small flareup in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lanham at 1045 East Marietta street, shortly after 2 o'clock Tuesday, The stove had been lighted and a leak caught f l r p the blaze shooting «P along the wall. The blaze was extinguished before the fire department arrived, and no damage was done. People You Know : s,. the C h r i s t i a n c h u r c h there. A f t e r the remony, the couple r e t u r n e d q u i e t l y to Decatur, where they w i l l start h o u s e k e e p i n g i n t h e M a n i t o u building on N o r t h Water street. IS FOOTBALL, STAR. Miss Welch has been employed for some time past in the Model laundry, and Mr. M i n t u n has d r i v e n one of the wagons for the same f i r m . Mr. Mintun has s o m e t h i n g of a reputation as a. f o o t b a l l p l a y e r , he having f o r m e r l y played with the Decatur h i g h school team and the Decatur socials. Mrs. W. H. Stewart f o r m e r l y Miss Frances Hamblin, who has been visit- Ing her parents for the past week. 1-as r e t u r n e d to Chicago. Miss Adlssie Stokes accompanied, her. Mrs. Rabbit, who resides in the 7"n block North Polk street, was operate 1 on at the St. Mary's hospital Monday for cancer of the breast. Reports today state t h a t she is getting a l o n g LS well as can be expected. Miss M y r t l e Sutton, SSO East North street, stepped on a rusty nail a few days ago, and has been c o n f i n e d to the house. She Is now able to be about Mrs. H. D. Berkler, 355 West Packard street, who has been q u i t e 111 for some time, is i m p r o v i n g . Mrs. Eliza Powell of H e n d e r s o n , Ky., who has heen v l s i t l n K Mrs. H a n n a h Bailey and sister, Lou McReynolfls, 503 S o u t h C h u r c h , l e f t Sunday m o r n i n g on the Illinois Central at 10::0 for Chicago. WOMAN SAYS SHE FEARS HUSBAND Code W o r k m a n has filed a bill for divorce against George H. W o r k m a n . They were m a r r i e d in D e c a t u r J u l y 6, 1906. and lived together till J u n e 26, 1914. She charges him with e x t r e m e and repeated c r u e l t y . She alleges that w h l l they lived at M o w e a q u a lie struck her with his f i s t , k n o c k i n g her f r o m her chair to the floor, and that in 1911 he choked h e r ; t h a t In J a n u a r y . 1914, he threatened to kill her and she fled I to a neighbor's house for p r o t e c t i o n . She said he seemed to he i n s a n e | when angry, and t h a t even when he ..-as not angry he had told her that on three occasions he had made up his m i n d to kill her. She says that when on June 26 he «galn threatened her i f e , she left him. She had him placed u n d e r a peace bond, but w h e n the case came to trial M o n d a y she r e f u s e d to prosecute him and the case was d i s - nissetl at her expense. W o r k m a n is a relative of James David Workman, who is now In the county Jail a w a i t i n g t r i a l on a charge of w i f e m u r d e r . CONCERT AT THE TRANSFER HOUSE Solo ROSY CHEEKS AND BRIGHT EYES LIFE'S LIGHTER HOURS. Minn Vella IxHK Entertain*. Miss Vella. Dean Long entertained n u m b e r of her young f r i e n d s at her home, 505 East Grand avenue, with a p s r t y Monday a f t e r n o o n , beginning a t J o'clock. Those present were Lucille Travis, Lucille K e n n e d y , Lela Fortner, M a r i a n Bear. Victorine Fisher, Grace Whitsett, I-rma. M u r p h y , Donald Bear, Clarence Travis. M a r g u e r i t e Wine. Helen Travis, George Long. Solos were given by Marguerite W i n g , Helen and Clarence Travis, D o n a l d Bear and George Long. The a f t e r n o o n was spent In games. DEEDS RECORDED. J. L .Hedrick to D. C. Bowers, lot 13, block R, East Park boulevards; $3.500. Elijah Collier to J. C. Stocks, lot H and 20 feet of lot 12, block 1, Shepherd's second a d d i t i o n : $4.000. H n n n a h Patten to Frank Patten, lot 5, block 2. F. P. Roach's a d d i t i o n ; $1, B Stlne to \V P. Brett, south 30 feet of Jot S and north 10 feet of lot 9. block 1, E. B. Durfee's first addition; $2.r»00. A. V Ivens to 1*111 In M Pickle, north 40 feet of lot 3, block 4, North a d d i t i o n ; $2.900. J. C. Beatty to H. C. N. Rockwell lot 4, block 1. M. Fortmeyer 4 addition: $.V00. W. A. Pharos to Clarissa Sterrett. lots 27 to 32, Roach McReynoIds' firfct addition: $1 Clarrlssa Sterrett to Theodore Fisher, lot 1, block 2, P S. Shepherd's a d d i t i o n ; $1. ,T H Latham to Clara I*. JtcCIellan. loi 4.1. 'block I, LeForgree Patterson's aecond addition; $400. Roy D Minson to Matilda A, Mlnsnn, north 10f foet of lots 15 and 10, block 2, Elm Park addition; $1. MARRIAGE LICENSES. W a i t e r B. Poole. Sprlnpffleld 2fi Grace Beys, Springfield ..«^.....«..".21 FIRST BAPTIST LAWN SOCIAL District No 2 of the First Baptis' church will h o l d a Lawn social t h i s eve n i n g at the home of Miss Anna Evans 1060 West Marietta, street. There will be p l e n t y of h o m e m a d e cake and Ice cream and six tables which will be In charge of Mrs. Curry, Mrs. Rose Fullen- wlder, Mrs. Daniel Adams, Mrs. James Highley, Miss Loretta Smart and Mrs Kingston. Each woman will have two or three others to help her. The yard will be decorated w i t h Japanese lanterns ant: flowers. A musical program will be given d u r i n g the evening. The public !s Invited to attend. BORN. -10 Mr. arm .Mrs. Roy DflJey. 7SO East dorado stretjt. Saturday, J u l y 4, a Bon. To Mr. rmd Mrs. H. C. Morgan, Monday ·July 6. a daughter. Mr. Morgan Is Unltec States vice consul at Santiago, Cuba, Mrs vlorsan has been staying at t h e home of Mr Morgan's pnrentivTil "West TiT Mr. aiia"l?r»."jdhTi'"-W. Salogca, 1219 ErSpt I.eafland avenue, July 3, a BOH To Mr. and Mrs. S. J. Burtlc. B tVil]iam street. July 0, a girl. She will be christened Helen Louise. To Mr. and Mrs. C. R. DeBaun, J.W7 Nortl TVnrren street. July 6. a daughter. To Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Harris. 1289 Ea Dlcklnsoa avenue. Monday. July, 6, a ion. CU icterlzr 8S "Troll Air" Children On \\BF Home. Rosy cheeks and b r i g h t eyen characterized tlie t r a n s f o r m a t i o n of about t h i r t y - f i v e l i t t l e tots w h o were unloaded f r o m one \Yabash train tn Decatur Tuesday m o r n i n s o n d sent in a special car in t r a i n No. ft In t h e i r h o m e in St. Louis. Tho c h i l d r e n hart just come f r o m Pittsfield and v i c i n i t y where they enjoyed the rare treat of clean air, s h a d e trees and green grass d u r i n g the last | m o n t h . They were f o r the most p a r t c h i l d r e n from the O r p h a n ' s Home In St. t,ouls who h a d hoen taken Into the homes of k i n d f a r m e r s and townspeople w h i l e their cheeks were p a i n t e d by nature. The c h i l d r e n were q u i e t d u r i n g - their short stay here, for m a n y of them had l e f t the only »eal h o m e s they had ever seen and were goinK hack to the monotony of a p u b l i c | n i - t ! l u t l o n where rules must be obeyed. T h e y filled the extra car with t h e i r l i t t l e articles of has- grage. g i f t s and the l i k e w h i c h had been given them. Tom AbraniB Will Give Vocal Wallers' Composition. The concert by the Goodman band this week w i l l be given at the Transfer h o u s e T h u r s d a y nipht. b e g i n n i n g at S o'clock. There w i l l be two features, a vocal solo by Tom Abrams, w i t h band accompaniment, and the new composition by Professor Robert W a l t e r , "New H a r m o n y Centennial March." This march was composed by Professor Walter for the New Harmony centennial celebration a few- weeks ago. T h e r e will also be several "request" n u m b e r s t h a t had to be o m i t t e d from last week's program. The program for T h u r s d a y n i g h t f o l lows: PRO OR All. March--"El Capltan" (John Philip Sousa). Overture--"Poet and Peasant" (Sup- re). M a z u r k a EcosPaise--"La Gipsy (Louis G a r m e ) . Vocal solo--"The Rose of the Mountain Trail" ( C a r r i g a n and B r e n n a n ) , T h o m a s Ahrams. Polka humoresque -- "Aux Three Sulsses (Bonnechope). Medley--Bits o£ Remick's Hits No. 14. compiled by Lampe. ·Tassinar of Ras-Time" ( A r t h u r Pryor). Operatic Potpourri--"The Broadway Review" (Lampe). " H u n g a r i a n Rag" ( J u l i u s Lenzberg). Descriptive--"The Dance of the Goblins" (Loralne). ·New Harmony C e n t e n n i a l March-(Robert Walter!. ' ' S t a r - S p a n g l e r l Banner." B A K E R Y SALE. The Ladles' Aid society of the T h i r d United Brethren c h u r c h will hold a hakery sale Saturday, July 11, at W. R. Hopkins' grocery store, corner of Grand avenue and Callioun street. W. C. T~U. MEETING. The W. C. T. TJ. will meet Wednesday afternoon at 4 o'clock at the First Christian church. 239 ARRESTS. Chief of Police E. G. Allen's report for the m o n t h of J u n e shows 239 arrests and $381.82 collected in fines. The patrol wagon answered 131 calls, traveled 315 miles and carried 192 prisoners. SOCIAL AT OAKLET. The women of the United Brethren church of Oakley will hold an Ice cream social Thursday evening on the c h u r c h lawn. It Is being given for the benefit of a f u n d for decorating the church. That Governor E. F. Dunne will appoint Attorney William K. Whitfield, of Decatur j u d g e of the sixth j u d i c i a l d i s t r i c t to succeed the late W. C. Johns was the gossip about the state houso In Sprinsfield Tuesday morning. Nothing d e f i n i t e has yet been decided, however. BUCKINGHAM'S PETITION. C. C. LeForgee and H. W. McDavid of D e c a t u r were In Springfield Tuesday m o r n i n g and presented to Governor D u n n e the p e t i t i o n that I, A. Bucki n g h a m be named J u d g e . The governor told them that n o t h i n g d e f i n i t e w o u l d be* done In the matter u n t i l Wednesday and a decision would b« announced then. RUMOR SPREADS. F o l l o w i n g the visit of the Decatur men, the report spread around the state h o u s e to the e f f e c t that W h i t - f i e l d was to get the place. There was n o t h i n g to s u b s t a n t i a t e the report ether t h a n t h a t W h i t f i e l d seemed to have more general support of the district. B u c k i n g h a m , however, was fa.- vored in his h o m e town. Considerable interest in the appointment is being t a k e n in Springfield aa well as in Decatur, C h a m p a i g n and other places in the sixth district. Both Mr. B u c k i n g h a m and Mr. W h i t t i e l d a r a widely known and each has his supporters. SCOT.TS FOR J. M. U. Clyde Hart and Nellis Parkinson, students at the James M i l l i k i n u n i v e r s i t y who have been out "scouting" lor the J. M. U. this summer r e t u r n e d to Decatur for a few clays this week. They report that the prospects for next year from all indications, are excellent, and t h a t a n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s have been lined up for the c o m i n g year. They w i l l leave this week again for the southern part of the state. HELPS THE LAME. Officer John D u f f e y Is m a k i n g a n a m e for himself as a h u m a n e o f f i c e r . He ordered another lame horse off the streets Tuesday morning. JUDGE SMITH FISHES. Judge O. W. S m i t h spent the Fourth with his b r o t h e r f i s h i n g at Pekin. They caught five nice f i s h , three of which were bass, each w e i g h i n g about two pounds. CONSERVATOR REMOVED. The p e t i t i o n of Mrs. Catherine Ell i o t t for the removal of her conservator, was g r a n t e d by a j u r y In the c o u n - ty c o u r t T u e s d a y m o r n i n g , and her property rights were restored to h e r . There was no contest. AMERICA*. Chicago at Boston, postponed; r a i n , Detroit at Philadelphia, postpone!; ain. Cleveland at New York, postponed; rain. St. Louis Wa shington Batteries -- J a m e s a n d Henry. and Agnew; Ay i s B a l t i m o r e rain, P i t t s b u r g h B u f f a l o . . . Dickson Lavigne. FEDERAL. at Brooklyn postponed. and ...010 0"0 000--1 ...001 101 OOx--3 B e r r y ; A n d e r s o n New Y o r k P i t t s b u r g h Marquard G i b = o n . JFATIOSAI,. a n d M y e r s ; 2 0 0 1 1 0 2 L Adams ar.d slon. who has been 111 for some t i m e , was operated on at St. Mary's hospital Monday morning. EXPERIENCE SOCIAL ON CHURCH LAWN The C h r i s t i a n Endeayor society of the First Christian c h u r c h will give an experience social tonight on the l a w n at the church. Ice cr»am will be served to the public. I n c l u d i n g those people comirg in cars. The committee In charge consists of Mrs. J. W. TVorkman, M u r i e l Bolln, Clarence Kearns, Virgil Fcnton and lxra, E. INQUEST OVER RICHARD'S BODY Verdict That Death Wan One to « Gun- Khot Wound. The inquest over the body of William M. Richards was hell hy Coroner Elmer B r l n t l i n g e r at 9 o'elork Tuesday morn- Ing. The verdict was that death was caused by a gun-sh"t w o u n d Inflicted by Earl Hutchison with m u r d e r o u s Intent on April 9, 1'H- Hutchison Is now In the p e n i t e n t i a r y , h a v i n g pleaded giilltv a few weeks ago to a charge of assaulting Richards with Intent to kill. Gnesta of Trimmer Family. Miss Jennie Hughes of Sunnyslde, Mr. and Mrs. William Doyle. Mr. and Mrs. John Trimby of Decatur, Miss Mona and Harry Palmer and Miss Helen and Fred Alkin? of near Forsyth and little Doris Wilson of Latham spent the Fourth w i t h Mr. and Mrs. John Trimmer and f a m i l y of Latham, all returning at n i g h t with the exception of Mr. and Mrs. Doyle, who .returned Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. John Trimby spent Sunday with Mr. Trinity's parents northwest ol the city. " j,_ Those signing c a r d s for the aoctal will give their experiences in earning t h e i r money. ALLEGES THAT HE GOT WHIPPED G. H. B l n g h a m , connected w i t h one of the carnival shows here, waa arrested Tuesday m o r n i n g on a charge of assault and battery, on complaint of Herman Stllley, who charges that he asked Blngham for h i s pay and instead got whipped. Bingham Is to have a hearing before Justice J. E d w a r d Saxton. WOMEN ON TRIAL IN M'COY'S COURT Emma Doty and Lou Erlenbush, the latter charged with conducting a house of 111 fame and with bootlegging and the former charged with being an Inmate, were brought to trill before Justice J. H. McCoy Tuesday afternoon. The prosecuting attorneys decided that If a conviction could be secured on the charge of conducting a house of ill fame, the other charge would not be pushed. The Jury tn the case was being selected at 3 o'clock. New Ice Crcum Parlor. A new ice cream parlor, "The Lodge Delicatessen," will be opened Thursday evening at 242 West Main street. T " opening will be p u b l i c and music w be f u r n i s h e d d u r i n g the evening. The place will cater to the colored trade especially, -- . '* rill STILL. SERIOUS. Mrs. Henry Landls who has been s^r- iously ill for the past month at the h o m e of her d a u g h t e r . Mrs. C h a r l e s Hays, n o r t h of the c i t y , is not i m p r o v - ng. J. UNDERGOES OPERATION. H- Crawford of 305 East Divi- Tenm Pull* Two Load*. Q u i t e a little c o m m e n t was caused Monday on West Cerro Gordo street by the sight of one team p u l l i n g two loads of coal. Upon Investigation. I t , was f o u n d that the team belonged to the City Fuel Company. Owing to the slackness of the coal business at this time of year, most of the teams owned by the company were busy h a u l i n g gravel for the construction of the Powers building. Finding themselves short of teams and with plenty of wagons. one team was h i t c h e d up to two loads of coal, and the delivery was m a d e w i t h o u t delay. It Is quite a common sight in the west where men are scarce, to see two or threij teams h i t c h e d tandem to a train of f o u r or five wagons, and one man driving. In Decatur, It Is j u s t the opposite, however, a» there are p l e n t y of men. but a scarcity of horses. WINS 5,000 MILE RACE TO SEE WIFE P h i l a d e l p h i a . Pa., J u l y 7.--Captain P. H. U b e r r o t h of the revenue c u t t e r service, ended a 5.000 mile race f r o m Alaska t o d a y w h e n he arrived at tho b e d s i d e of his w i f e In this city. M r s . L'herroth was stricken several weeks ago and n s e r i o u s operation became necessary. Her h u s b a n d , who was in c o m m a n d o f t h e r e v e n u e c u t t e r M c C u l loch in A l a s k a n waters, was notified and l e f t on his long j o u r n e y fourteen d a y s ago. His son. Lieutenant. F. E. P. I ' b e r r o t h . who was nn the battleshil* V e r m o n t at Vera Cruz, was also s u m - m o n e d and a r r i v e d home Saturday- night. Mrs. Uberroth's condition today was u n c h a n g e d . Sho refused to u n d o r c n the o p e r a t i o n u n t i l her h u s b a n d a-,d son arrived. DUMP FIRECRACKERS INTO THE RIVER Kellington A. Dleckhoff pleaded guilty In Justice Glle's court to a charge of selling Illegal fireworks and paid a fine of $12.30. The police have a whole case of five-Inch cannon firecrackers confiscated when the arrest was made, and they will probably dumped into the river. PUBLIC FUNERAL OF ANARCHIST STOPPED New York. July 7.--The p u b l i c funeral and demonstration planned f-T Saturday by anarchists and others in. honor of the three men and a w o m a n killed by a bomb explosion of July I. has been c a l l e d off. This a n n o u n c e m e n t was made today by Leonard Abbott, p r e s i d e n t of thu Free Speech league, who paid that the board of health ha* r e f u n d to allow the bodies to rem-dn u n h u r t e d la.fr than 9 o'clock tomorrow m o r n i n g . be In Honor or Dnngbter. Mr. and Mrs. T. B. Landreth. 1733 North Morgan street, entertained a few friends on July 4 at a 6 o'clock d i n n e r tn honor of Mrs. J. H. E l l i o t t and daughter, Helen, of Columbus. Kan. Mrs. Elliott and her daughter returned to their home after a, three weeks' visit with Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Burhans, 1462 North Morgan street. PENN. TRAIN DERAILED Altoona, Pa., July 7.--The engine and four coaches of train No. 35, from New Vork to Chlcagro on the Pennsylvania railroad, were derailed at Mc- Qarvey's station, three miles west of here, today. Passengers were Bhak- en, but none hurt U. S. CADETS REACH PORT OF GIBRALTER Gibraltar, July 7.--The American squadron, consisting of the battleships Missouri, Illinois and Idaho, with tho naval cadets from the academy at Annapolis on board, arrived here today from Italy on their way to England. The warships were ordered to put in here and await orders, which. wer« »x- pected to arrive tonight. . EncapInK Mneb. Seattle Post-Intelligencer,--"I m«t»t* my novels to a stenographer," gtatM the eminent novelist. "She types 'em and sends 'cm to the publisher. It's » great thing for me." "Saves you much labor, eh?" "It Isn't that. I don't have to read th« books; that'a what tickles me." MEETINGS. L, A to B. R. T.--Meeting Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock in the K. of P. ha 1 '. I n i t i a t i o n . Macon Chapter No. 21. R. A. M.--A ·tat*"l convocation will be held this evening at T "^ w -Mock in Eldorado chapel. Ionic IXdp« No. 312. A. F. A A. jneetma tonight at 7:30 o'clock, NEWSPAPER! Ijwcltl

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