The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on July 8, 1914 · Page 2
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The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois · Page 2

Decatur, Illinois
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Wednesday, July 8, 1914
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Page Two T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Wednesday Evening, July 8, 1914. Elaborate Interior for ,New Structure. CHURCH AND WILLIAM Reception, Rest Rooms and Grill on 2nd Story. Manv changes and improvements have b»en made upon the interior plans for the new Elks' c l u b house, the erection of which has now been officially decided on, which wii: make it one of the most s u m p t u o u s of the k i n d in central Illinois. IX W H I T E BRICK. it was unanimously decided Tuesday e v e n i n g at a r a t h e r t u m u l t u o u s * meeting that t h e b u i l d i n g Ph.-il] be 'rerteil on the ElkV p r o p e r t y at the corner of C h u r c h and W i l l i a m streets, as was planned sop.i^ time ago at th-i cost about $5fi '"'On. It will be ri white pressed brick w i t h stone tiimmmss, and when finished will be an exclusive and elegant home for the 451 Elks in the local lodfe. The h u l H i n s will be t h r e e stones hish w i t h the ground plan rovf-rmg fif.xsD feet and a William street frontage. OX FIRST FLOOH. A rathske'lT. bowimff al!r-ys and the l i k s T.r.1 t a k t up trie f u s t floor. T- hich will practicallv be a basement w i t h a nine fi.ot celling. Reception, l e s t room;-, parlors anil a gnll will take up the second floor while the tr.ird will be given over to ciub and ball rooms The building is to be completed bv Jan. 1. 191^ Office 1 '? are c e r t a i n t h a t thesp plans w i l l be carried out in the:r entirety now and that all o t h e r propositions which have been brousht up =mce the burning of the Powers building will be given over. The work on the new building wiil be pushed tn its utmost as all members aiv anxious to become settled in new quarter?. Writes That He Will Leave Franklin, Tenn. Rev. George P. Hester, formerly rector of 6t. Jchn's .Episcopal church In this city, has accepted the call to tha pastorate of Immanuel Episcopal church in Champaign. Word to that elfect came in, a letter to Jlrs. Virg Sanders Tuesday. : inc a leaving Decatur about a, year ago, Pr. Hosier has. been located at Franklin. Tenn. He expects to close up his work there and take a vacation tefore coming to Champaign. H.e will begin work in his pew home about Miss Addie Shasteen Auto. Gets .. ----- , r . T , -^ ----- -. -- - - Aug 1. Dr. Hosier wa» in Decatur | Addle ghasteen^got the ^machine, four years and was formerly owned. By Young Ledden, Seine taken over one year ago by J. W. Young. It has a capacity of 5,000 bushels and is equipped, with an electric motor, being I known as one of the handiest small elevators in this section. Mr. Lane will begin operating the elevator at opce and will bid for his share of the present wheat crop and the coming oats harvest. He is also rebuilding his elevator in this city and wl)l soon operate both places. THOMAS MYERS IMPROVING. The temporary relapse of Thomas Bement, July 8 --The Fourth of July M y e r 5 _ BerioUBlJ , lu ,,, the J o h n Warn- celebration Proved a big success It was . hosp | tal ha , s Eubsiae d and yester- estimated that, about , 0 0 0 people were he ^ m u c h b e t t e r w , th ^""K a^V^ne^hborfn" a U ? , chanse in his condition for towns H great many earns here to en- t n e better. joy the day. In the morning t h e r e were a n u m b e r of races and an ess t h r o w i n g contest, a water f i g h t and other sports. An address was given in the a f t e r n o o n 1'he p r i n c i p a l evant of the day was the giving away of the automobile by som.6 t w e n t y - f i v e of J3enien,t's nier* chants. This occurred at 5 o'clock. Miss last week, coming to officiate at f u n e r a l of Mr. Sanders. He l»ft Saturday- a f t e r n o o n to return to Franklin NOT FIRST CAt/L,. This was not tha first call Dr. Hoster had received from the Champaign parish. While he was rector of St. John's church in this city hs was given call from Champaign, but did. not ao cept. While In t'u» diocese Dr. Hos-- U: made a large number of friend* o f j w h o will be exceedingly glad to welcome him back to this vicinity. The parish in Champaign is not large, but it is expected that It will be built up with Dr. Hester at the head. A great many of the University cf Illinois students are among the attendants at the church. The parish is in the same diocese as the Decatur d'urch, the Springfield diocese. CHARLIE BEECHER PAYS $50 FORFEIT , There -was a display of fireworks at night closing the program for the day. Clinton Man Will Bid 1914 Wheat Crop. for Clinton July 6.--\V. T. Lane of this city has purchased the elevator at Craig (Ospur 1 ) on the i n t e r u r b a n five miles south of Clinton from J. W. Y o u n g and has t a k e n immediate possession The elevator has been h u l l t Tuesday morning created no particular interest gnd it would seem from tha expression of Democrats here that Roger Is not a particular strong favorite with them. Mr. Sullivan's party arrived in an automobll» about 9 o'cloek In the morning and tarried for about an hour and a half. The candidate was taken In town by th« Democratic commHteem»n and introduced to the Democrats. TO VOTE Oi JULY I On Combined Light Water Bonds. and J. F. Charlton of Arcola Succumbs to Cancer. Arcaia, July 8.--John F. Charlton, one of the best known residents of this section of the country, died at his home on East J e f f e r s o n street in this city at 10-45 o'clock Monday night. He had been s u f f e r i n g from a cancer for two years and was confined to his home here since the latter part of December when he was forced to give up his position in the o f f i c e of J o h n L,. Pickering, internal revenue collector at Springfield. T h e f u n e r a l was held this aft"rnoon at 3 o'clock with Masonic rites. A larse number of f r i e n d s attended. The i n t e r - m e n t was in tha Arcola cemetery. SULLIVAN" RECEPTION COOL. "Roger Sullivan's v i s i t to A Sullivan, July 8.--The city council met in the city hall Tuesday evening after taking a recess from Monday evening u n t i l Tuesday evening to take up the water and light proposition. At Tuesday n i g h t ' s meeting the p r o p e r arrangements were made to bring the proposition of issuing bonds fot $15,000 for lights and $25,000 for water to be voteil on the 2Sth of July. The water question was voted on stparately a short t i m e ago and was badly defeated and m a n y of the voters said that t h e v would bo in favor of v o t i n g bonds for water If .the muni- c i p a l l i g h t i n g question was Included in tha proposition. The city council got busy at once to brns theaa two bond propositions to be voted on by the people as soon as possible. The citv of S u l l i v a n now has its own lighting system for the street, but the people have been k i c k i n g for a municipal l i g h t i n g plant and the council is giving them a chance to prove if they .Id WE HAVE MADE OUR CHOICE Every man entering business faces the question of whether ha shall "get the money" or "build a business." Usually there is a vast difference. When we opened this store we decided to BUILD, because we wanted a permanent success. Building a business, as we see it, means building your own personalities into it--putting every ounce of energy, experience and good will into giving real value for every cent taken in over the counter. We ask your business on this sound basis, and promise to make every effort to deserve it. 1O8 EAST NORTH ST. DECATUR, ILLS. United Doctors HAVE INSTITUTES IN MANY CITIES Decalur Institute, 217 N. Water Have cured more deep-seated Chronic Diseases of th» Nerves, Blood, Skin, Kidneys, Liver, Stomach and Bowk than any medical institute in the United States, as affidavits and testimonials from cured patients will prove. E, ST. LOUIS' ENTIRE DEBT LIQUIDATED Et Louis. July s--The liquidation of the e n t . i * flr.atir.s indebtedness of Ease St I*-"*"'., "was mado possible on Monday, Tvhon the City Water com- p«nv. a private corporation, obtained a f i a n c h i s p from the citv council, and will pay in return 575,000 cash The franchise is for i term of thirtv years ar.d the ?avmcnt of $75.000 will be r i ^ d e within twenty diys a f t e r Jt.-.jor Chamberlain has, signed the or- dmance- Mt. Palaakl Official, too Smooth for Deeatur Man, Mt Pulaski. July 8 --Charlie Seedier of Pecatur. who was granted several street concessions here on the fourth for a balloon ascension, which he f l u n k e d , back here Monday to re- cpver one of his best tents which the committee was holding for a $50 forfeit, his contract calling for a J50 forfeit If he failed to make the ascension. A f t e r considerable bluster, he gave his check for the amount and tl.en went out and stopped payment on it. After a few hours, however, he changed Ms mind and allowed it to go through BAOHMAN BUILDING NORTH MAIN AND PRAIRIE AVENUE 536 CHILDREN IN MONTICELLO Monticello, Julv 8.--Eliie Nichols completed the school census Monday and reports the following statistics. Range--s. Under 6 years of age, boys 12. grirlb 32, 44. Between 6 and 21. bOMi 35. girls 25. 63; total 107 Range 6.--Under 6 years of age boys 110, girls SO. 190 Between 6 and 21 boys 2 6 6 ; girls 370, 270. total 536, Grand total. 883. BEER FURNITURE CO. HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW WATER SYS TEM 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 arid its in the Heerick Refrigerator. The Herrick refrigerator is so 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 have to admit that its the best refrigerator. Lawn Mowers, now ^.. L .-..... I .:. ; ...............$3.50 Porch Swings ... ..j..o.- ·:-..;·.... $2.85 Lawn Swings ^ $6.00 50 ft. guaranteed 5-ply garden hose.T^. $5.00 ALL PORCH ROCKERS, CHAIRS AND SET TEES AT 20% DISCOUNT Always bargains at this store. Beer Furniture Co. 332-338 N. Main St. STORE CLOSES EVERY THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN JULY AND AUGUST THE LINEN CLEARANCE A REMARKABLE SHOWING OF REAL VALUES IN BRAND NEW TABLE L/NENS, AT PRICES WHICH YOU WILL REALIZE ARE UNQUESTIONED ECONOMIES. THE SUPPLY IS NECESSARILY LIMITED. COME TODAY. Our Linen Sales have long been recognized as genuine reduction sales which offer numerous opportunities for saving money in the high- grade fabrics which every woman appreciates and desires: This sale is a little different from others because every yard that xs offered you is fresh from the weaver's hands, in'patterris that are strictly up-to-date, and of standard grade. Note the bargains: Great Bargain in Turkish Towels Silver Bleached Damask, 60-inch, all linen and of good quality, at the Clearance price of yard Half Bleached Linen Damask, 68-inch, in the favored dice pattern. An excellent cloth for wear, at the Clearance price of yard Bleached Irish Damask 70 inches wide, all linen, of good dependable quality. Clearance price yard Bleached Irish and Scotch Damask, 72-inch. Heavy, firm, hard finished linen cloths, which are as great values as we have ever offered at the Clearance price of yard '"Linen Sheeting, 90-inch, an extra fine quality thoroughy shrunk, at the (1*1 AQ Clearance price of yard ......... «JJ-l.V«/ Pattern Table Cloths, 2x2 yards, all linen with round designs suitable for either round or square tables. Clearance price for each .............. Special Napkin Bargains 18xl8-inch, OK .»J«J LliCJ. i ·-/ LL1J.U. $1.98 All-linen Bleached Napkins, good weight and fast selvedge, at the Clearance price of dozen. All Linen Napkins, 20x20-iuch, good, dependable quality in conventional and floral designs Clearance price dozen A fine, large, extra heavy- Hemmed Towel, all white, with pink and blue borders. The greatest, value you ever bought at this Clearance price of each £O AA 25c, or dozen tpO.VV Two Bed Spread Bargains Bed Spreads, fringed and with cut corners. Large size and of good, heavy quality. Soft finish with no dressing. Clear- j»O 1 () ance price for each «JJ^» AV Bed Spreads, hemmed and of good, medium weight, 68x76-iuch, at the I»1 A A Clearance price of each «P J.« W SILK DRESSES AT $6.98 Remarkable Opportunity to Purchase a Handsome Up-To-Date Silk Dress At Far Less Than Actual Value As a special offering in our July Clearance Sale we have a number of especially attractive Silk Dresses, all brand new garments purchased within the last few weeks, and made up in fine qualities of Taffeta, Crepe, Messaline and Japanese Silks, the color line including black, brown, green, rose, tan and Copenhagen, and in values ranging from $12.50 to $40.00. ^Nothing is reserved from this lot and we shall sell them "~ ~ while they last, Wednesday and Thursday forenoon, at choice for each. « . · · LADIES' CLOTH SUITS in values up to $25.00, we offer for Clearance, while they last, at i |»g Oft choice for each. . . . . . «pvJ«*/U No Approvals, No Exchanges, can be permitted at above prices. 'SPAPERf

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