The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on July 12, 1914 · Page 17
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The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois · Page 17

Decatur, Illinois
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Sunday, July 12, 1914
Page 17
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Sunday Morning, July 12; 1914. T H E D E C A T U R R E V I E W Page Seventeen Gateway to Miilikin Place, containing some of Decatur's handsomest homes. --Photo fcjr XUmtonmdt Btn6fta. O NE of th« lions of Decatnr which Is always pointed out to visitors from outside the city is HUinikln" place, whose beautiful entrance from North Pine street at the tnd of Prairie avenue would make a- cnarming picture for a summer resort prospectus. It is possible that there ft good many people In Decatur who do not fcnow how beautiful Is that entrance ond how attractive Miilikin place Is as a whole. Miilikin place is the old site of the 21. TV. Hill home, whose magnificent lawn joined to that of the James Mil- 3ikin home was for many years the admiration of the city. After the 3eath of Mr. Hill the site of the home T.vas sold. Fortunately !n this case the 5-ite did not fall Into the hands of a real estate speculator to be cut up Into cs many building lots as it would make. - HANDSOMELY LAID OUT. : The groundu wore too large and too close Into the city to be longer owned ly a single individual, who wag not 1i the millionaire class. They were '1;ought by a syndicate of gentlemen of means who had them laid out by a jUnJseape gardener and built upon them beautiful modern homes for themselves. The comes conform to a general architectural plan and with ample and artistically designed g r o u n d s about them. Some of these homes f r o n t on a p r i v a t e roadway extending through the grounds and o t h - trs on William street on the north. This group of homes is In the heart of the residence district yet apart from U in a measure, affording 1 a degree of I-rivacy and exclusiveness that IB dear to the home owner. The homes In M i i l i k i n place are those of Robert Mueller, E. P. Irving, W. J. Grady. Adolph Mueller and W. E. Surface. GATEWAY. The entrance to M i i l i k i n place from l-'ini? street is by means of a gateway, whose design matches that of the d w e l l i n g s and which is f u r t h e r beautified by the s k l i l f u l planting of vines and s h r u b b e r y . The private roadway is paved with creosote blocks and the residences which front this roadway !"'Ok out upon the great lawn of the M i i l i k i n home which under the terms of Mrs. Millikin's will must remain I rctty much as it lw. Tho owners of these homes In Mllllkln place are thus stured of a perpetual out!ook such as is enjoyed by few homes in Decatur. The residence shows in the i l l u s - tration nearest the gateway is that of Robert Mueller. WHITAKER WILL TRY HARD FOR CONGRESS (Continued front page 1ft.) palgn. And In Champaign county he ·was only 75 votes b e h i n d the high man. , . THEY RAN POOR THIRD. The strange tiling after a s t u d y of t h e s e f i g u r e s is that Republicans are the ones who seem to have most l-.eart hereabouts. They ran third hi the district two years ago. and it was a rather poor t h i r d at that. But t h e y had taken on the "voting habit" long years before, and as a result of that training they still have some of It left But they are the minority party now in this district! O£ course they will get lo be the majority party If they go to the polls ami If Democrats and Progressives remain at home. FIGHT FOR EXISTENCE. What are. Progressives going to try to do in this judicial campaign? The understanding is that Judge Hawbaker and other leaders are doing all they can to induce voters of the party to make a showing. And this Is the word that is coming from Theodore Roose- 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, Sfcffem Bldg. Elevator Service. vclt. He understands that unless the party makes a showing at this time, In this year 1914. it will q u i c k l y be counted out of the running 1 . Right now tile Progressive o r g a n i z a t i o n Is making a f i g h t for f u r t h e r existence. If It cnn make a showing: now It will count two yr-ars hence; if it doesn't show now it will not get started In 1916. THE DOMINANT PARTY. But the bis point i s that Democrats a r e t h e p l u r a l i t y p a r t y , t h e d o m i n a n t party, hereabouts. It is expected that when they come to understand this, to appreciate that they have the edge on the other fellows, they will do t h e i r part toward holding the advantage. The one way to hold It IB to go to the poila election day; the only way to lose it Is to keep away from the. polls. HAS DONE HIS PART. This IB the nub of the campaign t h a t is being made In behalf of Mr. Enochs of Champaign. And he certainly Is doing his part. He was early to see there Is an advantage with Democrats In the district; and eertatnly he has done a full share to get ths party to see tile situation. COUNTY SirPEBI.\TEKDE?(T. There seems to be some mil concerning a candidate for county superintendent of schools on the Democratic side. Two weeks ago it was stated that S. A. Edwards, now deptuy game warden, would become a candidate for this nomination on the Democratic ticket, provided nobody else offered for the place. In the meantime there is mention of two others who wish to be candidates, so this leaves Mr. Edwards out of the r u n n i n g , according to his announcement as first made. SOME SAT HE MUST. But In Democratic organization circles there are some who insist that he shall get In the race. He tells them he is out of It; they reply that they will circulate a petition to get his name on the ticket, that they will do this while he IB out of town, t h a t when he returns he will f i n d it cone. Then It will be up to-Mr. Edwards to f i l e notice with the county clerk that he Is not to be considered a candidate. Some of his supporters are banking on the proposition that he will not carry the matter to this extreme. But that Is how the m a t t e r stands at t h i s t i m e ; Mr. Edwards Bays he Is not a candidate for s u p e r i n t e n d e n t of schools; others Bay that he will have to be. TWO OTHER CANDIDATES. J. A. Shumate is an avowed Democratic c a n d i d a t e for the place and is passing cards around. He lives on West Main street at the present time and is principal of the school at Boody, being engaged for this work for the coming yoar. He has been In the Boody school for two years, previous to that he was In the Mt. Zlon school three years. He taught In L*ogan county seventeen years, in all that time having but two schools. He has lived in Macon county five years and claims to be a Democrat from away back. As a boy lived near Casner In this county. Charles J. Fesler is another who Is mentioned as a Democratic candidate for county superintendent of achooli. He Is now shipping clerk for the Decatur Garment company, but formerly he was a school teacher. QUESTION OF POLITICS. There Is a complication In this matter of county superintendent, all because of reports that have started the RUGS RUGS Now is the Time to Buy Your Rugs. We are closing out our entire stock of rug« at prleea that have never beon equaled. Smith's Extra Axminster, 9zl2 ft. at £30.00 Navarre 9 wire Tapestry Brussel, best grade, 9x12 ft at 8100 Eureka Twine Seamless Tapestry Brussel, 11-3x53 ft at K1S.OO High Spire- Brussel Ruga, 9x12 ft at RS.SO Carpet and Rug Cleaning. We do cleaning by pure, dry air, the only way you can get your carpets and rugs cleaned. Each one Is cleaned separately. The only way to have your cleaning done w i t h o u t getting some one else's germs I n t o y o u r rugs and carpets. Renovating or Renewing. Tour old dingy and smoky rugs or carpets made like new bv the latest methods. All work puaran-teod or your money back, We also do weaving of all kinds. Decatur Carpet Rug Co. Pfister Bros., Props. Old Phone 123A. 25» B. Main. Ano Phone 3304. rounds that some of tho candidate* have not been Identified with the Democratic party. It Is told that one of the men mentioned above sought this nomination on the Progressive ticket; and there li mention that another candidate Is a member of the Socialist party. , 1« Dt». Post Dispatch.--"Don't these modern dances set you cra«y " "No, Just dippy, that's all." · utinem Lcre mmt TOmtr. "I want to talk *· ymt about ' ing your son-in-law," said tie TWBtT man. "I can't a4rtM 70* on Becoming a member of the family," replied the father of the young- woman in the «a«». "As your sincere friend, I ought to speak freely, tint a* a husband and father I am restrained." AmazingPrice Reductions on 500 Lovely Summer Frocks W HEN you see these charming dresses you'll agree that we are warranted in referring to them as amazing values-certainly the greatest bargains offered this season. They are in all the light, dainty materials favored by fashion this Summer: Voiles, Crepes, Ratines, Linens, Embroidery, etc. Dozens of exquisite basque, tunic and all the various draped styles, the counterparts of which cannot be found elsewhere. On Sale Monday all Week. Summer dresses actually worth regularly $3.50 and $4.00, for Summer dresses actually worth regularly $6.50 and $8.00, for Summer dresses actually worth regularly $10.00 and $12, for $2.95 $5.95 $8.95 "Good-Bye" To The TAILORED SUITS E VERT suit now gets an under-cost price; the most r e m a r k a b l e values In our history, overshadowing even out- stirring- sales of the past, remembered by most women as nothing short of sensational. $5.00 FOR wool and Btriped niiltlnfoi, and In blue or black wool serges. 018.50 SUITS--Made of crepes, Shepherd check* QE «V** C25.00 SUITS-- Plain tall- ored or fancy mod el n; nil -wool In navy, ton and lileek. Novelties nnd ahepherd checks. Important T HESE dresses are not the kind usually offered in special sales. They're all regular Bradley models, exclusive, distinctive. AW ff.WATER'STREET WISE LEGAL FOUNDATION EXPERT ENGINEERING ARTISTIC DESIGN SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT The above features are exemplified hi THE PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERY Phone for Booklet. Either Phone 1028. 3c Films developed lOc Correct developing insures better prints. All prints made with a wide white margin, and lie absolutely flat. Work completed every day. G.A. 215 N. WATER ST. FERRE BROMLEY We Do Vulcanizing Exclusively Tires retread, blow outs, rim cuts, new beads, etc. Let us make your old tires as good as new at a small expense. We have the best equipped plant in the county and employ experienced wirltrncn. AH work guaranteed, mileage allowance. We invite inspection of our plant and the work we do. See our line of tire accessories. FERRE BROMLEY AUTO 3641. VULCANIZING WORKS 323 E. MAIN ST. BELL 8tt. iWSPAPERI

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