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' Page Twelve T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Thursday Evening, July 9, 1914. 1 BETTER SEKE 5T Asked City Council by Mrs. Defeats Bonus and Man- Carrie Hosteller. ning; Other Results. SHE TELLS OF FLOODS Which Filled Cellars; Will Buy West Main Bonds. 1,075 INTHEJJ.U. Fifty-Five Voted in at Board Meeting. Mrs Carrie Hostetl r who has ie sldod at :« 'Wen T\ i l l l a m street for I year* a p p e i n d b e f o r e t e cnunu Thursdav i s k i n E foi s»w Hue t h a t w i l l relieve her and hf-i neighbors f r o m h a v i n g their hous s flooden in - t o i m ·weather Her plan was to have the stem -Bite" tils v v l u h is planned to T3t built 'rom Mi In street w i « t e n \\ il liam to the 11 ion street s r w e r to ie turned s o u t h f i - m W i l l n m ind C h u r c h | st-eet s a n d po over to and d o w n Trai Tie to the I lion « t r e f t s p w c r TEt,Lfi OP FLOODS She teld of floods f i l l i n g her base rot-Tit anl e en r e a c h i n g up on to the Irrnt por. h of hei homr be luse e i t h r thf t r n t s 01 the «-« r i t s e l f w is not tig e n o i s h to a i v off t h e vnter Bh» re= d « w h e r e t h i « s e v v t r 50 s Oiioueh " P 'i"l t n o m" c h U r n t o r j was d n i n r d from b n t h rtnrctlons il ready *ow n t- theso i n l e t s anl said With mo e t e n i t o r v a d d d w o lid m a k e condition* -worse t h i n e v e Her dei in h i v i n g the t i l e l a t e r a l ·built o \ e ' to r r i l n p w is t h a t w h e n e. I r a r i e » w e r w i s h u l l « e \ » r i l v c a r s ago it r lit- d tl c r n f l i t i o n , in the eell-irs of t h e n r cr bo'l on 1 U o n e v e i Jt w a s « M i nnert tn h«=r t h i t thf sen er | tui't on Fn He ' t r f t « . » v f n l IP"" « i ago did not ba-ndle the n o r m w a t o r it | ell but simple houso s e w a g f j s^E"^ FT! TOO ^M M^l [ Coirmissjonef R i t h r i u f f sii" the trouble w a s t h a t thf sewer w l - t o o E-nall to h a n d l e ill tl i' w a t e r and thit the chsnep a* susrsostert bv Mr= Hos teller w o u l d not h IP con l i t i o n s inv ·The r r u n c t l h o w . - v e p i o m i s e l to in cut and look t h e Km ind ov or and see what ml=-ht be dnne to r e l i e v e the con TV Curtis Busher now looms up as the dark horse of the Central Illinois tournament which Is being held at the Country club He won two fast matches Thursday m o r n i n g defeating Bonus r 2, 0--6 6--1 and the v eteran Man- r i n g of Morrlsonville b 6--2 6--4 Busher w i l l play Dev of Morrlsonville at 4 TO this afternoon and the winner will plav the winner of the Ricgcl Mil ler match tomorrow for the cup Mr M a n n i n g declared a f t e r the match his m o r n i n g tl at Busher was the fast t man he hid ever gone up against in is long career on the clij c o u i t s BEMENT M 4 N LOSES Rleeel of Peoria w on his w av into the s mi f i n a l s t h i s m o r n i n e bv de'eatins T-ivlor of Bemcnt 6--2 6--3 It was a pre'tv match R egel and Miller w i l l ilso meet in the semi finals this aftes noon and a fast match is assured This m ch will probablj be plaved a f t e r 5. o clock MORRISON\ ILLF TMNS The Morrlsonville veterans M a n n i n g i n d Bodman beat the Bement p a i r Tl u r s d a y m o r n i n g 6--2 6--3 and won t h e i r w a j i n t o the semi f naH to meet t h e M o r r l s o n v i l l e v o u n g ^ t e i - Oauer a n d Pev at - 3d this a f t e r n o o n It w i s p\ pected that t h e v o u n g s t e r s w o ild w i n R F thev are champions w h e n both teims ire at home A D \ M S \ND ODOR VMN Adams a n d Odor w o n t h p i r w a v i n t o tra somi f i n a l s T\ e d n e s d a v a f t e r n o o n hv d e f e a t i n g Bonus and Chilas Odoi w e n t d o w n to d e f e a t bv T i v l o r of Be m e n t a f t e three hard sets M o r r o w a n d Robeitei Ion to M a n n i n g and P o i f r m s t r a i g h t s f t s w h i l e Gauer and Dev d" f e a t e d Rislev a n d Busher w i t h l i t t l e troi blp The semi finals i n the doublf brought t w o Decatur te im«. and two M o r r l s o n v l l l e teams t o K » » h e i Mill r and HaHis w e r e srhpcl lied to m p e t \ d a m s anl Odor late t h i s a f t e i ion Tour M rrisonville men r e a r h e 1 the semi f i m s f n p Derat ir men and one Peorii m a n MISS M'CAGUE STAYS Miss Sarah A. Pratt, Secretary, to Remain. The boa d of directors of the Y "^ c \ t its m o n t h l v meeting - T h u s div m o m m a ie-"igas?ed Miss Miigare M c C i s u e as. e x t e n s i o n s e c r e t a i v for a v e a i hegiunms- w i t h S e p t e m b e r The f i r t consract w i t h Miss McCague w a s foi the pe lod up to Sept 1 There was con i d e i a b l e discussion of the ex t e n s i o n w o i k this m o i n i n g members of the bnrr 1 t a k i n g an ai-tive i n t e r e s t n t h a t l i n e of the associations w o i k Ml^S PR\TT R E M A I N S Miss « i n h * Pratt the g e n e i a l sec ' l e t a r v a so w i l l be w i t h the atsocia t i o n a n o t h e i v e a r b a v i n s recently giv en he a c c e p t a n c e to the position for n e x t v e a r M i s s P n t t is at p r e s e n t i w a v o n h e i v a c a t i o n M i s C P T h a t hei t h i s m o r n l n c p r e s » n t e l to t h a s s o c i a t i o n a p r i n t i n g o u t f i t f n i=e i n t h e o f f i c e T h e o f flee der r m e n t had asked for such in o u t f i t b u t t h e b o a r d f e l t unable to p t o v l d e it so Mrs T h a t c h e r « g i f t w i l l h p a w e l c o m e one T h e w o m e n t a l k e d o v e r w a v s a n d m e a n 'or p i c v i d i n g f o r t h e p a v m e n t of the i e ( e i t i m p i o v e m e n t s m a d e 1" the ?f te a This w o r k a l t o g e t h e r a m o u n t e d t o over S l O t l l The m s t a l l a t i o n o f t h e F l o d g e t t o v e n and t h e f i x i n g i p of the room upstairs as a M k e r v v v e i - p the p r i n c i p a l f e a t u r e s of thesp i m p i o v e m e n t P T h e association now does all Its own baking BT Y V F--T On motion o' Commiss oner Bobbins It was v o t e d to take SI' IB" Tom the pink np f u n d and huv \\ "t Main street pavms l-oncs The idei in t i l s is that the sinking f u n d monev in the bark d-aws but 4 per cent vvher as i m e s t e l Jn the bords ..ru- wav it w i l l piv the citv the per rent G C Iipvl a=ked t h e -oundl foi rermiss on o evtend tlie o t t v w a t e r to r e p'opertv at l'-n N o r t h D mham street lust acioss the street from tn, cttj This w a s granted upon Kevl s s siing ar as cement to con e into the city at i e next election He owns one and one h i t ' a^es of c oiind there . He al = o bo-es to b i n s n t w o othei tra ts about t h e =ame» MZ adjoinins h i m on the n o r t h and soutn in order to ee' other c i t v I enef its out there H \RROLD DROPS PLAN C W Harrold the florist who was recentlv beloi-e the council w a n t i n g city wate- ext nded to his propertv on East 'William street has dropped the proposition according to the report from Commissioner R u h r - l u f f w i t h w h o m the matte was l e f t bv the council An ordinarce -was placed on passage vacating the alle between ~tt ood and Main streets from Tackson to Brond wv The Railw-av md Llcht rompanv owns the entire 1 lock petitioned to' for its closing It w i l l be passed fin allly next Thuradaj tin IV SERVICES The corporation counsel repoited t h a t after an Investigation among phvsl clans it was found the services rendered by Dr M T H e f f e r n a n in making an examination o' a partv for the city, -would be -valued at f l O by otner physician" and t h e j recommended he !· paid that much Had it been nfcessan for him to come into court -with his report it would have be»n all right to charge more the report sa.vs but it was eettled out of court BO that he will not be needed as a witness · ri i \TW F i f t f i \ e n e w members were v o t e d i n t o the association Manv of these came on a c c o u n t of the s w i m m i n g and others beciuse of the c a m p f l r e w o r k This brings the m e m b e i s h i p up to aboi t 3 i"o a f t e r c o u n t i n g off the n u m b e r t h a t h a v e n o t renewed t h e i r membership" Thl= is the largest m e m b e r s h i p In the h sforv of the asso r i a t i n n The m e m b e r s h i p list has been ' b o w i n g - a steidv g r o w t h for some t i m e Tw entv members were present for t h e m e e t i n g this m o r n i n g C. F. Dunn Is Badly Hurt at Raymonnd. Carl F C e n t e i f l r e Dunn one of the br t known of south end "vYabash o i a k e n e n whose home is 10 9 8 East M a i n street lost one arm Thursday m o r n i n g w h i l e switching his train in the R a v m o n d yards Although no one saw the accident and the brakeman was too badly hurt to explain the circumstances, it is understood that he was coupling up a car in train J*o "0 n o r t h bound v hen he slipped under the w l eels The i n i u r e d man was picked up at once and medical atten ion was g i v e n him Fiist reports to ^ abash head q u a r t e r s sav that he will lose one arm hut that chances of his recovery are fa v o r a b l e He -will be b r o u g h t to the De r a t u r hospital T h u r a d a v a f t e r n o o n and given f u r t h e r attention here LIVES WITH MOTHFR Dunn ii k n o w n to be an expert t r a i n m a n He has been in th« empioy of he Wabash in Decatur for a n u m b e r of jears His record is a good one and he Is popular among other brakemen He is u n m a r r i e d and l i v e s w i t h his mother here ^ews of the accident w i s met with inxletv here the u n f o r t u n a t e brakeman s many friends s e n d i n g I n q u l r es to P a v m o n d to ascertain the extent of his injuries Well-Known Couple Married at St. Patrick's . The wedding of Miss Estelle J Rus sell and Samuel J Durbin took p ace at St Patr.ck s Catholic church at 7 o clock T h u r s d a v m o r n i n g The cere- monv was performed by Rev Father M u r p h v As the bridal party entered the church the w e d d i n g march from Lohengrin was plajed by Miss Irene \ \ i e f e l and d u r i n g the services Mi=s largaret M u l e a d v sang ^ve Maria ·y.fter the c e r e m o n j Ed H a v e s sang At D w m n g T h e h i l d e a n d groom w e i e i n t e n d e d bv Di F L. Russell and Mrs M x Shulke brother and sister of the r i d e The b i l d e w a s g o w n e d In a tailored M it of blue silk crepe The brides unid wore a dark blue moire su t GO TO DENVER Mr and Mrs D u r b i n left at 11 "a a ri for Chicago Thev will attend the n a t i o n a l c o n v e n t on of B P O Elks w h i c h is to Le held from l u l v 13 11 Ir Durbin w i l l a t t e n d as delegate b j ,1 t i e of being past exalted r u l e r of t h e lodge Thev w i l l be at home to fi lends a f t e r Sept 1 m a handsomelv f u i m s h e d flat a l r e a d v prepared bv the groom at 111 N o i t h Main street HAVE^tROUJBLE~OVER BUILDING ORDINANCE 1 lioinnn J HTi n n nd Attorney Before Clt Council Th» citv co mcil and b H i d i n g inspec toi are expeiiencing their f i r s t troubl" w i t h the b u i l d i n g oidmant-e passed last v e a r ittoncv John Fitzgerald repre- s e n t i n g T h o m a s J R v a n w h o o w n s and has b u i l t a n imber of houses In the v l cimtv of Clinton and Condlt streets appeared before the council T h u r s d a v nnrnlng and w a n t e d to know w h v B u i l d i n g In pertor Wire and Chief Devore had stopped Mr R v a n s w o r k of erecting a. house on Esplanade street Mr TUre and Chief Devore were both on h i n d and said It was because thev t h o u g h t Mr R v i n w a s not com plving w i t h the b u i l d i n g o r d i n a n c e On the other h a n d the attornev c o n t e n d e d that M r R v a n w a s n o t doing a n v t h i n g w r o n g and t h a t be should not be stop ped Mr ^ ire said he h a d not secured a p e r m i t to build P O W E R TO INSPECTOR The ordinance p r o v i d e s that tre b u i l d i n g inspector can make the owner tear the house d o w n w h e n 1* does not complv w i t h the law The a t t o r n e s said Mr R v a n w a s readi to make an change necessarj but would decline to tear the w h o l e house down. The coun ell i n f o r m e d both Bides that It would h a v e nothing to do w i t h the a r g u m e n t as the p o w e r w a s g i v e n o v e r entire!} to the b u i l d i n g inspector and w h a t e v e r he said went The council dropped the matter there 1? Report of Commissioner Ruthrauff. MUCH WATER PUMPED Scraps of News. 99 DEGREES At 3 o clock this afternoon the temperature was 99 FROM SPRINGFIELD Mr and Mrs George T Tucke' have returned from a trip to Springfield. Their granddaughter Dorothv Jones accompanied them and she w i l l visit in De»-atur STIFF SENTENCE George Francis Fined $100; Gets 10 Days in Jail. 1,579,000,000 Gallons at 2 1-8 Cents a Gallon. Commis=lone P u t h r a u f t made h i s i n n u a l l e p o i t t o t h e c i t council Thi rsdav m o r n i n g f o r t h e e a r e n d i n g April "0 1114 It showed t h a t 13 T27 feet of w a t e r ma n w e r e put in last v e i l at a cost of $ 1 1 0 8 8 4 4 and t h a t 5311 water meters w e i e now in u«e It also showed t h a t °96 new mod ern houses had been b lilt d u r i n g the v e a r \\ VTEP P L M P E D The iota] a m o u n t of w a t e r pumped t o t h e f i l t p r d u r i n g u h e s e a r w a s 1 o 1 n n o noo gdlloiT and I 3fc" '68 25? w a s p u m p e d t o t h e cits Tnere w e r e 7 13 tons of coal used d u r i n g the 3 e a at a t o t i l cost of $li 113 SI A l u m used mo i n t e d to 16 ^ S " pounds and cost $1 534 1" T h e t o t a l cost o f t h e w i t e r w o i k s f o r the \ e a r was « i o i " ) The co"t of p i m p l ig the w a t e i to the f i l t e r f i g u r e * t~ 8 cents pel t h o u s a n d gallons to the c i t v 1 Ifi cents and tl e cost of w a t e r per t h o u s a n d gallons d e l i v e r e d to the consumer i n c l u d i n g the t r e a t i n g of the w a t e - - ); 2 1 * cents ON OHIO TRIP Miss Freda R c q u a r t h and Ml"S Edith Rieple l e f t last Sunday for OT.IO Miss Requarth w e n t to Greenville, O her former home anr" Miss Pieple to Dav- ton O Thes w i l l each spend two w e e k s v a c a t i o n there \ \ h i l e i n D a y ton Miss P i e p l e w i l l v i s i t the Soldie*-s hone and the I v a t i o n a l Cash Register f a c t o - j STILL SELL LIQUOR But Police Have Hard Time Getting Evidence. B \ N K C L E A R I N G S Bank c l e a r i n g s f o r t h e w e e \ ending T h u i s d a j were '4"0 M 67 list w e e k they w e r e $ 4 - 1 1 4 1 i" Last ^ e a r they we'e ?439 64' SS Was Member of First Methodist Church. ·NTEW Ordinances for eidcwaika were parsed providing for the following walks South side Green from \ an Ds ke east to the I C right of WH-V North side W a s h i n g t o n from Church Street east 127 feet ^n ordinance was read for the first time and placed on passage p r o v i d i n g lor a walk on the north Fide of Johneon a v e r i e from b a r r e n east to Broad'i a* The IMeral sewer in the allcs be tween K i n g and Marietta from t^me west to Van Dike and between \ lew Ma-ristta, and Packard from \ a n Dke ·«cst to Dunham were brought up foi second read ng and passed FallK From Box Car* An X ray examination taken bj -Wa- 1 ash hospital authorities in the case of Conductor Cecil Hinton who fell from the top of a box oar In Torrest Wednesday disclosed no nore serious injuries than a severelv sp-ilned ankle Mr Hinton whose home is in Decatui was riding on top of one of the rirs in a s w i t c h i n g cut when in unexpected start hurled him to the ground where he narrowly missed being crushed un der the wheels He was 'aken into th» Forrest station and g i v e n medical at t e n t l o n coming to Decatur later In the afternoon and accompanied by "Mac McCormlck, dispatcher at the northern terminal He will h a v e to remain In the hospital here for som ? Mttle time Mrs Ruti E Lathrop died at S o clock T h u r s d a y m o r n i n g at the home of he-- son Harrv Lathrop 1327 N o r t h College street She was almost elghtv jears old She had been « u ' f e r i n E from a compl cation of diseases for several months Her death was due to kidnev trouble Her maiden name w i s Ruth Eliza beth Mann 'he was born Oct 6 1834 She -was married to D a n f o r t h K e v s L a t h r o p Oct 16 ISaO She was the mother of e ght children of whom the f o l l o w i n g s u r v i v e her George M Lathrop of Bloomtngton Walter M Lathrop of D a v t o n O, Frank K Lath l o p of Longvievv Te\ and Harrv L a t h r o p of D e c i t u r Mrs Lathrop was a m e m b e r of the Flr=t Methonlst church and was w e l l k n o w n especiall a m o i s the old re = i dents of tilt c i t s She was devoted to her home and was held in h i g h esteem The funeral w i l l be held at 4 o clock S a t u r d a a f t e r n o o n at the residence The services w i l l be conducted by Rev E M \ n t t i m The interment w i l l be n Greenwood MRS. MARY BECK DIES AT CASNER MAURITZ TOOK "FRENCH" LEAVE N_ A nif^snge r c i ed from \V 11 Mauritz T ho it «is «,f»tpd in an of Lie a 1 message to M a \ o r Dirniren »o have de'erted from the Ln ted Stat « ra v cxpla nn t h a t ho slmplj took '"FYt^ch leave of ibsence Ho Tvpnt awav Without p rm =slon He sas in his !# f r home tl at lie has reti rned o h « ihii The regulations picnide that If an enl sted man goes a w i w i l l nut lei\e of a^ srnce anrl returns in a certtin l i m p hr w i 1 not b» iluniPhed as a descrtf-r but will it cei\p son^a sort of punish nent u i t n r Ie to the offense and w i l l fim y le 1" re n tdted en gond heha\ lr*r DECATUR FAMILY BACK TO SCOTLAND VACVTIO'V TO SEATTLE Carl Jett assistant at the local \Va bash baKgags room, expects to start Friday on a three weeks vacation trip to Seattle Wa«h and a tour of the Pacific coi^t The [ami \ of David Carl le carpenter Jn the \Vab*Bti car "hois including Mr" Carl^e anfi nine children the oldest of wh«me IB nine een le f t Wednesday even insr for ^-Gotland whert th°\ will probablv remain Thov went to New York clu where the take passage on the steamship Columbia « a t » r d a \ for f lassow Ml Car l]e expect ro remain at ^orx for *omc tim* before 10 ning h s fami % In their row Itatfie Tl e couple were oiiginall} residents Ot Scotland. _ _ Receiver! Go Through Judson Harmon and B u f u s E Smith the new guardians by appointment of the C H i, D railroad "made a f l j m g visit to Decatur -Wednesday evening In companv with a number of general of ficlals of the B O The receivers and their party in a special train or five car? were on their first inspection trip of the property They went a far as Springfield and returned to the east Wednesday evening Lynn FlHher Home. Ljnn Fisher, the Decatur boy who was nabbed by the town marshall when he got off a freight train at Maroa "Wednesday morning, returned home In the evening The boy said he paid his way on the freight and was on his way to see his uncle As soon as matter w e r e explained he was allowed to go Us wav The Fisher boj has a goo' reputation here Had Been Sick W HU Tnhercnloxls tor a LOOK Time* Mrs Mai} Emma Hlgglns Beck w i f e of O r v l l l e Beck died at 12 o clock Vi ednesdav nieht at the family residence nepr Casner Her death was caused bv tuberculosis after a long llneas She was twenty-three years o d =he was born Feb 26 1S91 ne»r Illiottstown 111 The f a m i l y m o v e d to Macon county about five years aso he was married in Decatur to Orvllle Beck Dec 11 1812 Mrs Beck was the daughter of Mr and Mrs C I* Higgms She is survived bj her husband and infant daughter Lelah May Beck aged two and a half months She also leaves a sister Mrs Delia Dunn of Ivesdale and Verne Higgins of Casner She was a member of the Christian church and of tha Daughters of Rebekah The funenl w i l l be held at 2 30 Frl day afternoon at the United Brethren church tn Casner The interment will be In the Long Creek cemetery T. J. PRENTICE HONORED AT PEORIA \nmed Member of Stnte £xecnrlie Committee of Dry Gooda Merchant* The organization of the state asso elation of r e t a i l drv goods m e r c h a n t s o p Illinois w a s e p f e c t e d at the m e e t i n g h e l d in Peoria T\ edne'dav C A Cllle of the Linn . ^crusrgs store I A Carroll of the Gi shard store and S F Deetz of the G e b h a r t store w e r e there from Decatur T J Prentice of the Linn Scruggs store was named a m e m b e r of the s t a t e e x e c u t i v e commit tee The idea of a state association to secure legislit in a f f e c t i n g the drv goods business s t a r t e d w i t h the Linn Scruggs r o m i anv of De^atur the Block . Kill I o m p i n v of Pcorla the O T Johnson companv of Gilesburg and the Tohn Bessemer companv o p ·S-iingfield r r e l Under of N e w i ork who is a me nl PI of the nat onal asso elation has 1 een t r a v e l ng all o v e r 1111 nois w o r k i n g up i n t e i c i t In the new state a s s o c i a t i o n The result was a good meeting W e d n p s d a v seventv dif ferent firms I ng represented 01 FICER« The follow ii g officers w e r e elected President--P A Bergner of Peoria Mce pres dent--C P Summers of S p r i n g f i e l d f o r m e r l v of Decatur Second v k e president--Francis Kil d u f f of La ^alle Thirfl v i c e president--"U T Fl'tier of Belleville Secretar treasurer--R A Schoenfeld of Chicago Compromise Effected in Hughey Case. G u a r a n t o r s of the model k i n d e r g a r t en and teachers t r a i n i n g s hool of the H u E r h e v s y s t e m o f c h i d e d u c a t i o n conducted in c o n n e c t i o n w i t h t h e Mil l i k i n conserv i t o r v l u r i n g t i e pis' v e a r t o d a v r e c e i v e d communications sta i n g t h a t t h e v are expected to pav $10 each to m a k e up the d e f i c i e n c y for the past v ear* NOT LEG\L DEBT The H u g h e v school ended the year w i t h a d e f i c i t of S2 n°6 The letter which was sent out bv the A s s o c i a t i o n of Commerce s a v s in part Mrs Hurtev does not contend that the g u a r a n t e e Is a legal obligation ^he does contend that she came here in good f a i t h etpec*ing to be protect ed f i o m loss hv the g laran'ee She f i n i s h e s t h e school v e a r w i t h o u t enough monev to Pav her assistant or er own l i v i n g expenses t h r o u g h the ummer or till she starts her school gain S e v e r a l of the guarantor* after i s c u s s i n g the matter w i t h her here greel t h a t each g u a r a n t o r should be sited to c o n t r i b u t e $10 t o w a r d cover- ng the deficit If t h i s arrangement m e e t s w i t h our a p o r o v a i w i l l v on kindlv mail to he Association of Commerce a check or S10 m a k i n g it out to T\ I l l l a m A v e r I c K i n n e v w h o represents M r s Hush 5' A CHILDEPS BETTER A s b u r s C h i l l e r s w h o h a been sick a few w e r k s s e r i o u s l y so is slow- Iv i i ~ p i o v i n £ He is now able to sit on the porch a ? a l n at his store the Last Chance n e d r the St Louis bridge FELL t R O M T R E E M e t v i n D a v i s the l i t t l e son of Mi and Mrs G "Vv D a v i s living near Lost Br dge s u f f e r e d v p v c i e bruises a b o u t the face and h»ad v,\ ednesJav a f t e r noon w h e n he Tell seventeen feet from a tree 4. m e l i c a l examination proved the h u r t s s l e h t EN1ERT -UMNG CLLB Mrs Howard Hurst "23 V* e«t Pack 3rd street is e n t e i t a i n i n g the North End Reading club this afternoon JT.DGE C O C H R \ N COMING J idge Cochran Is due in D e c a t u r Frl das m o i n i n g it 11 o clock to close up the business of the Mav term of the circuit couit George Francis w h e n arraigned in, the counts court T h u i s d a v mornins on a charge of s e l l i n g intoxicating li- q u o r in anti saloon t e n i t o r y pleaded g u i l t y and was f i n e d $100 am given ten d a v s in the county jail He is the f u s t to plead g u i l t s u n d e r the local o p t i o n law STILL. G O I N G ON' There Is still considerable bootleg- cing go ns on The fact that hardly a dav passes w i t h o u t one or more drunki be ng arrested w o u l d indicate this s ince the police d e p a r t m e n t started war on the illegal sellers thes h a v e been m o i e c a u t i o u s and evidence a g a i n s t them is not eass to ,,et Oc- casionallv a man w h e n arrested w i l t tell where he got his booze but most of t h e m v on t tell N E W PASTOR HERE Rev C -ft D u n m l r e of B r i s t o r i a Fa the new pastor of t h u Boiling Springs church a r r i v e d in t h e c i t v \ \ e l n e s J a v night to take up h l « new work He w a s accompanied bv his w i f e and thre» children Decatur Gunner Breaks 59 Out of 60. N'OT D I P H T H E R I A The little child of Mr and Mrs C l s o e Trisch 340 \\est - W i l l i a m street is not s u f f e r i n g from d i p t h e n a it has be«n found and the card has been taken d o w n The first s\tiptorrs w e r e o* d i p h t h e r i a and the card was put up as a precautionarv m e a s u i e \ specimen of s p u t u m was sent to the state b o a r d of health for a n a l j s i s and a telegram was received T\ ednesdav evening- that no d i p h t h e r i t i c g e r m s had been f o u n d WILL PUT 50,000 FISH INTO SANGAMON S. * EJirard« to Take Fish from Below the Dnm. S A Edm fls local f i = h warden will in a few weeks b«?m seining the ^angamon n v p r and t a k i n g the fish from below t h p dam and placing the fish above the dam or in p r i v a t e lakes The sewage f r o m the cltv is killing many of the f i « h He w i l l b e g i n sein ing about Hairistown and work d o w n the river a few mile? In Octooer he expects to put 50000 fish into the r i v e r These will be obtained f r o m the hitchory and wil consist of carp croppv bass and some c a t f i s h A b o u t a m m i t l ago the car from the f i s h commi"lon put about SO 000 fish In the Sangamon above Ma hornet Chnrlen Beecher'a Statement. Claries Beeche- ot this citv stated Thursday that he had not stopped payment on a check at Alt Pulaski I am not trying to build on my reputation ' said Beechei ' b u t I want my credit to stay good Bee"her says h» paid his account to the Mt Pulaski people In cash and that there was no blustering about It MEETINGS. Decatur Council No So O W C--Meeting tonight at o clock in tbe office of Henri B Wise 413 Mllllkln b u i l d i n g W R C -- A l l day B e r i n g in the O A ri h a l l Frldnv D e r a t u r Chaoter No 111 O E S -- M e e t i n g this evening at 8 o clock in the Masonic tern- Tonight's Pictures CRV.=;T1L-- Th« MIIIIoi Dol ar Mvsterv w i t h Florcnre LaBodie vlargucnte =no and James i r ize Tl f -"ered Thong Her Frienl the Band! CORNER-- The Luck* Miset f \mmeit) · T h e Battle nf B i l l Bun "01 Bi'on) BIJOL- Thf Wrath o' the Cods or Th Destruction of Sakura l i m a (six r ao is MCKLE BIJOD-- The A d v e n t u r e s of Girl Reporter with tth'l Orandln wl] Blooa Tell r m b l n ) TH"»« Collese Da^« a Nestor comedy A M F R l r s . s _ ^ h o n t i l t s L f v e - wit Ford «.ter nc Aunty Jlone Ba?s rn - PATRIOTIC t'oTERHOOD The Sisterhood of the Fir't Pre«bv te-ian c h u r c h w i l l h a v e a social of a patriotic n a t u r e a f t e r i t s regular m e e t i n g Fnda* a f t e r n o o n i n the church parlors The meeting will be at 2 30 o clock The entertainment foi l o w i n g w i l l be along patriotic lme« W. N. RICKARD IS MUCH BETTER 'ntise of Explosion a* O F Home ·\\ V Rick rd w h o W T seriouslv iiirned bv an explosion in the Eastern tar Home at Macon Monrtiv wis rest ng w e l l Thursdav m o i n l n g He s if ered a great deil of p a i n last night j u t he is now much improved His emce r ature Is normal Mr Rick rd was most seriouslv b u r n e d about the arms hands and feet His fice IB swollen s o m e w h i t but his eyes aie no i n j u r e d He is e\ne"ted o icco;e unless unforeseen cnmplica ons arise I t h a s n o t l i e n d e f i n i t e l v ascertained how t h e gas w h i c h caused the etplo ion was f o r m i d but it Is t h o u g h t that some chemical combination of the oil a n d w i t e r w i s t h e cause W H E A T YIELD F J Parr 1441 West Macon etree* reports a w h e a t Meld of about t h i r t v ]ushel« to the acre on his farm southeast of Gainer REPORT^ ON TRIP Re\ J "^ Lear gri\e a report of his recent t r i p to Seattle \\ash at the dnesday n i g h t s e r v i c e it t h e C h u r c h of the B i e t h i e n His t a l k la*t n i g h t dealt om\ w i t h the tup On the coming two \\ edne^da^. e v e n i n g s he ^111 tell s o m e t h i n g of 1 e co^enti'-'n of t le Church of the Brethren w hich he at tended In Seattle YLTO TRIP Mr and Mrs L D B ? r b e v ind nephetv Lee Glo\ e r w i l l lea\ e Deca tur next ^ i n r l a t m o r n i i 8 in Mr Bar 1 ei B automobile for M i n n e a p o l i s M i n n w h e r e the-\ w i l l spend a v e"k waiting 1 Mi and M i « ~\ in \ i*c1 le 1 the l a t t e r being a sister of Mr" B \ r b e ^ The w i l l r e t u r n to D e c a t u r afte*- «pendms: one w e e k there and e\pect to IIP one week on the roid CASE DISMI^ED The ca^e against Ida Y o n « r f i charged w Ith d i s t u r b i n g the peace and u^iner profane lan^uasre WTS di«missed in T«*tice TJ G G i l e B court ^ ednes i f t e m o o n for lick of prosecution IN C A S E OF RAIN In case of riln the picnic to be g i v o : Fridav a f t e r n o o n bv the second n \ 1 larv of the \ v o m a n s Foreign Mi«mn arv socletv of the First Methodist church w i l l b» held in the basement of the church There w e r e f o r t * two g u n n e r s af tlr se"ond dav of the local gun cl D i t o u r n a m ***· it the g r o u n d s n^r \ \ j C k l e s etat on Thi isda and a n u m - fcer of fairlv h gi scores ^ e r e beirpr made Ro Moore of Decatur shooting from th» « « \ t e ^ n j a r d line ^ad poppe 1 f ] f t \ n i n e ) u t o* --Ktv but on his next t l u r t v b i r d s mi«spc! three out of thir The tearr =hoot w a s scheduled to men^e abo i t 1 0 w i t h the f o l l o w i n g Dn the team Decatur -- R o v "Wilson George Camn G Roobln* D Armstrong: and R n v Moore Mt Pulaski Ma\ er Robn^r E: \n- der=on Mr-Curd\ Bloomington -- Ci others A W and i c t ij b b i e fi e l d D Rollins J Gr~\ Lincoln -- A and R R I m m e r m a n J. \\ n ' p l R p a m s Ro i^on S p r i n e f i e l d -- \ C Connors Tro Me- G a*\ Onh t h r e e r r *ent icksom ille -- Roberts Knowlenberg, Se\more O n l v three present BEST ' Following are some fld pro Moore 1 obert'on C o n n o i s Ramfto A R i n merman V.l\* n H u n t ! \ oTVi K n p r rr n n n n pro G r a h i n pro h i n p o Hoi ^ 1 irt Lewis P n h h f n Kcni cott th n lican best j«corei B-oke Sh «1 SO 6 S4 « ot at fif %4 W 52 THE 1ITHLETICS L E I G I E B4 BOYS S1\ IM Sixtv four northeast Pecitjr hov s enjoved a swim in the T M C A pool Thursdav morning: u n d e r the d i r e c t i o n of J \ Ashmore and Ro" C e^bro The bov* enjoved. t h e ^v\ini prreatlv and w i l l be or h i n d for a n o t h e r n e x t Thursdav There will he i n n n o * « in then And Sweeney Reports Get Stronger. Governor Dunne failed to appoint a successor to the late Judge W C Johns at Sprinsfield Thursday morning rb In the afternoon he w e n t to Camp Lincoln to review the troops and ;t was understood that the appointment would not be made u n t i l Fr day SHA-n IN CONFEREN'Cfc State Senator Willis R Shaw held a conference with the governor Thursday morning in the interest of W K Whitfield of Decatur It was reported a£ the sta'e house that the governor is '=tumped at the divided sentiment m D e c a t u r w i t h regard to Whittle d and I A B u c k i n g h a m In order to satlsfaUorlb settle the matter, it is said he w i 1 a p p o i n t E J Sweeney of Clinton FIR'T R H F D e t r o i t 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 -- S t 0 Phi i d e l p h l a 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 -- 3 S 3 B a t t e i i p t -- r o v p e s M e a n d S t i n a g e ^ h i w k p j a n ' A c h i n g FIRST GAME C l p v e ' i l n d 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 N e w lork 0 6 0 0 1 1 * Gregg and O Neil Pith and N u n i - Chicago 0 0 2 Boston 1 0 0 Cicotte and Schalk Collins and Cari igan «t I o n s " o "U as lington 0 0 Hamilton and Agnew Shaw nd Henr \ATIOTl. Philadelphia 0 0 0 p ttsburgh o 0 · Tincup and K i l l l f e r M Q u l l l s n ind Hbson j~ BORN. Born to Mr and Mrs Oscar WarnlcK wife, me three ml ei northeast of Decatur Thursday Ji.lv 9 a son Marlon Paul Born to Mr and Mrs Mont B Smith 505 Centra i en 11- Wedne'dai J h " a son To \r 5 Tnd M r J I Malon-r 659 . * REVIVAL AT THE NAZARENE CHURCH R e \ i v a l s e r v i c e s a e beinp held every n l f i n t u n t i l July 12 In a hie tent on the some hloolc an the Pentecostal Church of the N a r a r e n e 1400 block North C l i n t o n street Re\ R M Kcll of O l l \ e t as! 'ted liv Rev F , Crockett of Chicago h a v e rharsr of t 1 "" services and there w i l l -ilso be music I e ryone I* i n v l t o l tn i t t o i d WILL SPEAK AT 2ND PRESBYTERIAN Tte\ Clalr 8 Adam* w h o l s one -f the leaders In the uork among 1 rural churches ftfil *peak at the ''ocond Pre e b tcrian ch rch next Sundav morning on recent de^cl p- ments In trie work The board of home mission* of the Presbyterian church has made great progress d u r i n g the pist vear ^ i t h the r u r a l probl^np Re\ Mr Adams lus recent \ idd csscd se\eral important con'^ronces T\ here t h l ~ problem was being "t idled DEEDS RECORDED. F A Slonaker to Harriet W Br ant lot 36 block 2 \ o r t h Side Paik a d d i t i o n ind a tnct In Ditrhf-* a addition to Warrens burg |1 \V J Huff to Mattle T^. Obenshatn lot "2 block 3 Oakda e addition $6 V* W J Lawton to A C Hawk "5-8 of the south went *·« southeast ^ 30 10 1 **st Ella L B a ^ n e ^ to Maud* K Rian trai-t at pouthwect corner of \\P*»- Miin street and "O abash ra Iroid 3 "V C M Bame« to H A Jatusch lot T, F NEW CONTRACT FOR HEATING PLANT The contract for tha coa room and boiler room of the ne\v h e a t i n g plant at the c o u i t hou=e was let to Bak »r Bios Thur«dav a f t e r n o o n for $156" P M Neeld who W T S t! e low bidder at the other le'tin? on a bid of $1 i"5. refused to acept t e contract unle"« the b u i l d i n g com n i t tee would allow him $187 for a cc-ta n part of the woik rot included in t' » '1 "i so th« bnllfc ing- committee a«k«d for new bids a n d Baker Bros w i l l d" the whole ob for Si 567 W F H Au*IJI»ry \frrtlnf Thp second a u \ i iar of thfl VToman B Foreign Missionary jocl^ts of th. Flnt Methodist church w i l l h a v o i r « meetlns Frl- div afternoon In FalrMcw park Mlw L.U- clle Hitchcock nil! g K e a r r a ^ l n B ind t n « usual nnitery box w i l l he condwd Musical sele tions will be f u r n i s h e d A picnl^ s jpper m i l ! bo ft e* MARRIAGE LICENSES. ^am jel J Durbin D^catur l o f l l a T Rus" 1 Decatur n n e*= Ham pn D^^atur On, Utuy, SPAPLRl SPAPLRl

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