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Page Six T H E DECATTJR R E V I E W Monday Evening, July 13, 1914. THE DAILY REVIEW. PHBU8HCD BVXRT DAT. at th« Dee^tar. UUooli, PoitofflM m»tt«r. The Review Publishing Co. DBCXTUH. OKto* In R«»low Bnlldlnc. corner at Main tad North ttmu. Ad«rtl«lni rttM mmd* known OB mpull- tttlon «t tSOm otllc*. TERMS OF BOBBCHIPTION. III month* (to md»«no«) ..... . .......... rhr»» month* (in MTUC*).. .......... J fa wttk Th« R«vlew flow not knowingly accept false or fraudulent advertising, or other ad- vertlilng of an objectionable nature. Every advertisement In !M columns 1 printed w th f u l l confidence In the character and rella- blllti of th« advertiser and the truth ot the representations made. Readers of The He- view will confer a favor It they will promptly report any failure on the part or on advertiser to make good any representation contained In a Review advertisement. Monday Evening, 13, 1914. SubscribeTM leaving th« city for the glimmer may have The Review mailed to them dally without additional charge. Address changed as often as necessary, but both old and new should be given. Notify by phone or postal card. THE BEVTEW PUB. CO. above 100. Many made up their minds ;hat maybe this country was getting too hot to be healthy. Then followed a period o£ ten years n which there was not a day with temperature as high as 100. We concluded we had got back into the temperate zone once more, back to stay. AIonE came 1911, with two days above the 100 mark: and we were not so sure we had been everlastingly redeemed. But 1912 did not reach 100 in thermometer. All disagreeable records were busted and blown sky high In 1913. That year had seventeen days at 100 or more, once and a half times as many as we had in all the nineteen years that preceded. No wonder m a n y thought something was happening to us. And here we are in 1914, and we are more than a little d o u b t f u l as to the record that is to be made. But it mas- be that when this visitation gets by we shall have another ten years w i t h o u t reaching the 100 mark. We shall have it if the law of averages is allowed to apply to us. In the meantime the only thing for us to be as cheerful as possible. It doesn't get us a n y t h i n g to complain; the weather is a pretty big thing that apparently pavs no attention to mere worried mortals. LIKE OLD TIMES. People who were acquainted with the court* of this state in the days when fch«y furnished real entertainment irtuet have found themselves Interested Sunday morning in the story that came from Fferraer City, by way of Clinton, telltas of th« trial of two boys for shooting big firecrackers and disturbing the peace on July 4. It was an old- tim« legal battle--doubtless by far the most successful of all entertainments put en at Farmer City in connection with. th« Fourth. First, lawyer* of best ability were secured to conduct the case. Then ttter* was a chanffe of venue, and It wa* necMaary to send out into another towmip to get a justice of the peace to yrc«!de. Three hundred people attended the trial, and of course al stayed to the finish. The pitched feature of tbe battle started at 1 o'clock in the afternoon and the last gun was fired at 11:30 that night. The two boys were found guilty by a Jury and each fined $3 and costs. The case may be taken all the way to the supreme court of the United States. The able lawyers retalned for this engagement put up the finest f i g h t cf their lives. They had been in man bigger cases, measured in dollars; bir they knew that in this instance the were called on for their very bffst There was that audience of 300, everj pers-on of them keyed to high concer pitch- A lawyer who would not do his Uest under such circumstances would the fords of the Potomac carrying plunder. VISIT STIIE'S WF 3,000 Inspect Frank Mann's Acres in Iroquois County. Chicago, July 13. -- Three thousand Illinois farmers formed themselves into an inspection committee Friday and spent a day on the larm of Frank Mann I at Gilman, Irocjuois county. Mann's farm has become to be known as I h e most productive in the state and the farmers wished to learn his methods All day long, in the hot sun, they tramped over the 500-acre tract, pulling a root here, feeling of a stalk of corn there, and scraping up a little patch of ^oil somewhere else. Said a man in an automobile, to an- o t h e r on f o o t : "Did you walk out here to this field?" "Yeah," was the reply. "So? What's the matter w i t h your a u t u ? " look on himself as cause. It was a great show; traitor to the the 300 spectators got their money's worth. It .was a taste of the way they fought lawsuits In the olden days when men were marked with vigor. This case is something that will be talked about 1n tbe Farmer City neighborhood for a saturation: ft la a style of exhibition that !» seldom run across In these degenerate days. THE I/AMB. In commenting on the heat that rras attacked, us, the reporter is moved to remark: "It takes a rmich higher tern- perattire than 104 to nnrt a people ·who ar* temperate and well ordered in their fcablU of riving." Of oonrse thia recalls the old re- ntarlc «dout the wind 'being tempered ·to the iftorn lamb. The notion is that stress is applied to those who are able to -withstand it. Possibly if we were not so temperate a.nfl well ordered in our habits of Jiving the thermometer would not have got above the 100 mark. If we practice virtues and get our*ehre« rn fine training tomething i« vent along to try the metal that Is in vs. Thte i« pretty severe on some of the neighbors. Take people at St. Louis, for Instance. Ther are not temperate and well orderad in their ways of living, a« we understand the subject -- but they get caught in the strenuous program that is put on to try us and demonstrate our superior efficiency. When they come to understand this they may feel they have a grievance against us. However, we can assure them this demonstration is not a matter of our own deliberate choosing. Temperate and well ordered as we are, we are ready to quit this thing just as soon as the weather man can be induced to put on something else. HOT DAYS IN TWENTY YEARS. Sunday In this paper there was a table showing all days we have had in twenty years with a temperature of 100 or more. If one studied the showing he must have been interested, and of course puzzled. The years 1894 and 1895 show but one day each when 100 -was reached. In 1896 there was no day as high as 100. There were but two of these days in 1897; and there was none in 1S98. Four such days marked 1889, a serious record up to that time. There was relief in 1900; then came 1901 with one memorable day at 109 and one other IT IS A GOOD WORK. Chief Allen has issued orders to members of the police force to break up the habit of street l o i t e r i n g or loafing that prevails in some parts of the business section of this city. If the police can do this they will earn the gratitude of 99 per cent, of the people in this c o m m u n i t y , On some downtown blocks, on evenings when people are out, the edges of sidewalks are lined soldily w i t h men who apparently are engaged in n o t h i n g except to stare at passers and make uninvited comments. It must be about the worst possible use to which a man can put himself; and it la d i f l i c u l t to imagine another practice that is as annoying to the victims, those passing and trying to go about t h e i r b u s i n e s s . Chief Allen holds, d o u b t l e s s after consultation with corporation counsel, tiiat there is s u f f i c i e n t w a r r a n t in the city ordinances to break up t h i s l o a f - ing pest. It is to be hoped then the work will be done. This annoyance is something u s u a l l y f o u n d only in smaller cities--and it doesn't belong in cities of the size and enterprise of Decatur. For some reason it has hung on in this town long a f t e r it should have passed awav. It is all r i g h t now to do some- t h i n g to h u r r y Its delayed d e p a r t u r e . Last Rites at Illiopoli Yanda Funeral. The f u n e r a l of Miss Lena Kirby was held at 10 o'clock Sunday forenoon at the C h u r c h of the Visitation in Ilhopolis. There was a large a t t e n dance. Solemn h i g h mass was celebrated by Rev. Father J. C. Daw. The music was f u r n i s h e d by the regular choir of the c h u r c h , and there was a solo, "One S w e e t l y Solemn Thought." by Miss Bessie Muleady. The f l o w e r s were in (barge, of Misses Elizabeth Connor, H e l e n M c C a n n , Mary Smith, Mollie Henebry, K a t h e r l n e Cochrane and Clara Welch. The p a l l hears were Joseph S h a f f e r , Fred Welch, Edward Scott, Thomas t''-etmer, Joseph .McDermott a n d E d w a r d Blair. The body was b r o u g h t to D e c a t u r at noon and the i n t e r m e n t was in C a l v a r y c e m e t e r y . The f u n e r a l p a r t y was large, o c c u p y i n g two i n t e r w r b a n cars. H E N R Y J. YANDA. The f u n e i a l of H e n r y J. Y a n d a was "Nothing." came the laconic answer. | n e j , j at 2 O ' c ] ot ,i( g u l l day a f t e r n o o n at See w h a t ' s doin' b e t t e r _ o n foot t h a n | , | , e f a m i l y residence, 102S North Clina, machine. Better get out y o u r s e l f . " R E A L QUESTION BEE HERE. A.mi so the thousands went a r o u n d t h p f i e l d s . What they d i d n o t k n o w , tht'S asked each other a b o u t . If no one I i n the p a r t y could a n s w e r they saved :hc q u e s t i o n until they could reach Mr. M a n n . Til.- t a l k was not of corn, w h e a t and a l f . i l f n alone. It was of m e t h o d s to m a k e them grow b e t t e r by the USP of i? k n o w l e d g e . Bacteria, i n o c u l a t i o n s , nodules, n i t r o g e n and soil p a r - t i r l i s were terms that s p r i n k l e d the r a p i d f i r f * of questions and answers. T h e I l l i n o i s f a r m e r showed t h a t h e w » s not o n l v a f a r m e r , but a s c i e n t i f i c one. and t i i a t if he d i d n ' t know it all he v a n t i - d to learn the points on w h i c h he was weak. The p i c n i c wag given u n d e r the aus- Yes, we have had days hotter than 104, but there wasn't anybody here t h a t asked for an encore. B. F. Staymates should understand t h a t he is up against a real proposition when he talks his f a v o r i t e subject to rural carriers, men who earn an honest l i v i n g by using these Illinois roads every day of every week in the year. They are among the people you can't fool when t a l k i n g roads. Some local growers of raspberries got as much money this year as other years for t h e i r crops; but the u l t i m a t e consumer d i d n ' t get as ma.ny berries, and he begins to wonder when he is to count In the general dispensation t h a t rules the world. And it was hot as far north as St. Paul and Minneapolis. TEN YEARS AGO TODAY IN DECATUR JULY 13, 3004. Professor J. tf. Coonradt and Sirs. Harriet B. Yondorf, who were married on the 12, were staying 1 in Chicago for a week* Police officers went to several of the cigar and drug stores in the city and directed that the slot machines be taken out. The Wabash round house was never so "busy. Running repairs were being made* and there was heavy passenger business. Dr. E. J. Brown*s family went to Wampaca, WIs., for the summer. Nine watches v, ere stolen from Shields* barber shop a.nd jewelry store. William A. Parrish filed s u i t for 5 J i \ 0 0 0 against the S t a n d a r d Oil company, for the death of Leona Pa-rrish, who was b u r n e d by the explosion of a lamp. The oil was tested and said to be more highly explosive than the law allowed, Fred R. Cooper and brother, Alfred A., left for New York, whence they were to sail for England to be gone two months. HISTORY OF CIVIL WAR DAY BY DAY JULY 13, 18O4. General Hunter, with his union column, after forging across the West Virginia mountains at the feverish call of defenders in Maryland, established communications with General Sigrel, who had regained possession of Harper's ferry. Other union troops were hurrying into Maryland from all directions and the confederate raiders began disappearing from the state, crossing all pices of the Prairie Fanner, a fai m ton street. The services were c o n d u c t - eil by Rev. J. P. Mills, pastor of the First B a p t i s t c h u r c h . The m u s i c was f u r n i s h e d by Miss Clara Schwab and Miss Kva C o b e r l y . They sang- "Abide w i t h Me," "Come U n t o Me," and "Nearer, Mv f i n d , to Thee." At the grave they sang "\Yhcn the Last Roll Is Called." There was a large attendance. Many of the i n t e r u r b a n siiop emploves were present. The pallbears \vere: Frt'd 1'ilcnd, George A l l . l e t z , E. N". Miller, P. F. Oliver. J. B. .lohnson and .1. E. Henderson, all emploves of t h e shops. There w e r e m a n y b e a u t i f u l f l o r a l t r i - butes. W. B. M c K m l e y pent a large b o u q u e t of loses. A floral pillow was sent by the T. T. S. shop employes, and a b o u q u e t of pink, roses was sent by the I. T. S. Hospital association. The interment was in Fairlawn cemetery. MRS. NANCY WILLIAMS. The f u n e r a l ot Mrs. N a n c y TVI1- m a g a z i n p Special t r a i n s w e i e run f r o m J Hams, colored, wa? h e l d at 2:30 Sun- Chicago and other cities to P i t m a n stat i o n , from w h i c h the guests were f i k e n to the g r o u n d s in a u t o m o b i l e s . More t h a n 500 of the visitors came in t h e i r o w n m a c h i n e T h e I l l i n o i s f n r m p r is an u p - t o - d a t e man. A p i c n i c d i n n e r was served in Mr. M a n n ' s f r o n t y a r d , and t h e n came the i n s p e c t i o n of the f i e l d s . TELLS CLOVER'S IMPORTANCE. "The greatest problem the f a r m e r faces today." said Mr. M a n n , in an address late in the a f t e r n o o n , "is how to crow rlover. A n v w h e r e that c l o v e r can be si own the soil can be raised to a p o i n t of h i g h f e r t i l i t y W h e r e you can not piow clover there is no h o p e for t h e c o u n t r y . The system t h a t , I h a v e f o u n d to be the best and t h a t has made my f a r m one of the best in this part of the country, is to feed p h o s p h a t e s to the clover and the clover in the « n i n crop. Whrn you t u r n the c l o v e r u n d e r it feeds the ram o r g a n i c m i n e r a l s it must have." R. F. H a r r i s , c h a i r m a n of the a g r i - c u l t u r a l commislson r f t h e American Bankers' a s s o c i a t i o n , spoke of the necessltv of raising stock and m a d e a plea for b e t t e r roads and r u r a l schools. He prophpsied t h a t I l l i n o i s l a n d would i n c r e a s e in v a l u e as a result of sci- e n t i f i c far mine: u n t i l it sold for d o u b l e the price it will now b r i n g . FARM" EXPERT SPEAKS. O t h p r speakers were the c o u n t y supervisors and soil e x p e r t s of m a n y counties, who tell the farmers Just w l M t to do for better results, w h a t mistakes they are m a k i n g and how to cor- r r r t t h e m . Several f a r m e r s came 200 m i l e s to attend the p i c n i c and see the f a r m . mou Ft! Says Proposed Trans-Atlantic Flight is Foolish. St. Paul. Minn., J u l y 13.--Lincoln Beachey, the aviator, s p e a k i n g of Lieu- t e n a n t Porte* s contemplated f l i g h t across the A t l a n t i c , $z\c\ he d i d not be- l l e \ p the n a v i g a t o r w o u l d he successful. "I can pee no t e r m i n a t i o n to the an- n o u n c e d a t t t e m p t but fiasco or trag- "dy." he said. "I h a v e hesitated here- t o f o r e to make any statement regard- i n g t h e Porte v e n t u r e . Sn insistent h a v e b ^ e n mv questioners, however, t h a t I c a n n o t longer dodge an o p i n i o n . "And the o p i n i o n I am now going to ·"(press is tny absolute, honest b e l i e f , f o u n d e d on my i n t i m a t e k n o w l e d g e of practical aviation. If wrong, I w i l l be glad of it, if right I will have no com. punctions. I believe that a very serious mistake will be made If the flight i even attempted, hut I have my doubt*; if the a c t u a l a t t e m p t will be made. "This is not a r e f l e c t i o n on Lieutenant Forte, or anyone concerned in the proposed f l i g h t . Doubtless he and his aides have been sincere in their efforts and the i n f o r m a t i o n they havp given the public. But I believe t h a t the n e x t week or two will prove to all of them that the t r a n s a t l a n t i c f l i g h t is not at p r e s e n t feasible, that the theories have failed in e x e c u f o n . "I myself would not a t t e m p t the flight for $1,000,000 and I have spent 100 hours in the air where Porte has spent one. My prediction of failure is summarized in a few words--the enormity cf the proposition has been underrated--the preparations have been entirely inadequate. "I do not believe that the present machine. 'America,* Is capable of m a k i n g the flight. I am convinced that no one man can p e r f o r m this f e a t " clay a f t e r n o o n at St. Peter's A. M. E. c h u r c h . T h e services were conducted by Rev. A. T. Jackson of V r h a n a , assisted by Rev. .7. A. Oorkett. The m u s i c w a s f i t r n i s l ' e d hv t h e r e g u l a r c h o i r of the c h u r c h . T h e pallbearer 1 * re J. W. "Wood f o r d . George lOlley, a r l p s F. B r o w n e r , E. IT. H i e p i n s Robert Ernest and A d a m Page. The n t e r m e n t was in Greenwood. HACKERT. The f u n e r a l of Heorge Hackert. in- f a n t son of Mr and Mrs. A u i r u s t Hrtck- ert. was held a t 3 o'clock S u n d a y aft e r n o n n at Pt. .fames' German C a t h o l i c r h u r r h . The services were conducted by Rev. F a t h e r Ostendorf. The i n t e r - ment was in Calvary. Stared Avinjr. Washinc-ton Star.--"What kind of t i m e did you h a v e at your p a r t y " "I d i d n ' t go," replied Mr. Cumrox. "I k n ^ w t h a t nobodv w o u l d be noticed ex cept the h i u r h - p r i c e tenor and the pro- f e s s i o n a l t-ingo d a n c e r s I had engaged. I'll be h a n g e d if I'm going to be s n u b - FILEMS Supt. Frazer Files First- No Republicans. Shelbyville, July 13 --Saturday was tha first day for filing petitions for places on the ballot of the primary election to be held Wednesday, Sept. 9, and in a friendly little contest for advantageous position, nine Democratic candidates for the various offices to be filled in t h i s c o u n t v In the November election were waiting at the door of the counts- clerk's o f f i c e when that official arrived at the court house about 7:30. County S u p e r i n t e n d e n t Lee W. Frazer's p e t i t i o n was the first filed. Mr. Frazer's p e t i t i o n was f i l e d at 7:33, and at i n t e r v a l s of one m i n u t e other petitions were f i l e d with the clerk, as follows: Flduev R. Bises. for sheriff. A. E D o u t h i t . for c o u n t y clerk. R A. Stone, for treasurer. H .C. Hockman. for s h e r i f f . \V. A. P u r k i s e r , for treasurer. J. P h i l Heinz, for s h e r i f f . Lillian Tressler, for c o u n t y superin- t e n d e n t of schools. E. A. Johnston, for county clerk. OTHERS. O t h e r p e t i t i o n s were filed during 1 the forenoon at v a r y i n g intervals as folyws: A. J. Steirtley. fr c o u n t v judge, at S:06. George M. H u d s o n , for c o u n t y judge, at S:19. James Foley, for s h e r i f f , at 9 2a. M i c h a e l Kissel, f o r c o u n t y treasurer, a t 9 : 2 ' . A n d r e w B. W a d e , for s h e r i f f , at 10:20. Other c a n d i d a t e s w h o are in the race b u t whose p e t i t i o n s hav not been f i l e d at t h i s time, are T r u m a n E. Ames, for c o u n t y ludge: Erl R. A l l e n , for c o u n t y clerk, and Samuel L, Tillev. for counts- treasurer. OTHER NEWS A lai?e d e l e g a t i o n of Shelbyville people patronized the l"e cream fectival at the Okaw Center Methodist c h u r c h F r i d a v evening, and were r o v a l l v en- t e r t a i n e d by the cood people of that r o m m u n i t y . P I O N E E R VISITS COUNTY SEAT. B e v e r l y A r m s t r o n g , one of the pio- n e e r s of n o r t h e r n S h e l b y count;., vl ited S h e l b y v l l l p Satin d a v on one of h i s i n f r e q u e n t visit". Mr. A r m s t r o n g was born in the v i c i n i t y of his present home in Penn t o w n s h i p nearly ST years ago, and has aJn^s lived there. He will be 87 years old, if he lives u n t i l the 23rd day of October, and Is hale and h e a r t y , possessing all his faculties with l i t t l e i m p a i r m e n t . Onlv one man In all the c o u n t r y r o u n d a b o u t Mr A r m s t r o n g ' s home Is older t h a n he. This is W i l l i a m Hill, who lives near Obed. He was S7 years old the 3th of April. MAYOR FIRES POLICEMAN. C h a r l e s Eeeler, who has been per f o r m i n p r the d u a l d u t i e s of ni?ht policeman a n d m e r c h a n t ' s n i g h t watch, w a s separated f r o m the c i t y pay roll F r i d a y n i s h t . w h e n Mavor D. A. Milligan accepted his r e s i g n a t i o n . The mayoi CARE OF MILK IN SUMMER Milk, as most people know, 1» ex- reme|y susceptible to infection. Many tlnds of diseases can be introduced into he human system by infected milk, and on this account the greatest pains- aking should be exercised in every household to see that it is safeguarded rom the moment it is left by the mllk- nian until the time It is used for food. The-Unlted States department of ag- iculture hag recently issued a bulletin w a r n i n g housewives to beware of unclean m i l k . A very brief exposure .o summer heat, declares the bulletin, makes milk u n f i t for use. It should put I n t o the refrigerator just as soon as delivered. When this is im- ossible, It us urged that the housewife provide a box with a l u m p of ice Into w h i c h the jar or jars may be set. If the refrigerator Is built into the ir-use, and has an outside opening, t b e b u l l e t i n urges that the milkman be provided with a key of this outside door so t h a t he may set the milk into the refrigerator. If this Is done the n-ilk need not be allowed to remain on the back porch for an hour or two until someone In the household get up to t a k e it In. The following suggestions s made to housewives in regard to the care that should be exercised in opening the bottle of milk: "Before removing the cao from a bottle of milk, the cap and the neck t f the bottle should be washed and carefully wiped w i t h a clean cloth. The rap should not be pushed down into the milk. It may be easily removed w i t h a sharp-pointed instrument without i n j u r i n g the contents. The bottle when once open should be kept covered and the milk should be kept In the c i i g i n a l bottle until it Is used u p The original cap should not be replaced, but instead an Inverted glass nay be put over the top of the bottle. The bottle, when not in use, should of course, always be left in the refrigerator, and any milk that has been poured from it i n t o another vessel should not be poured back. Onions and other foods having a strons odor« especially during the hot weather, verjn easily impart their distinctive smell t9 milk that IB left uncovered. Thl» I* an additional reason for always keep-* ing milk covered receptacle." To meet the housekeeper's need of al sufe cover for milk bottles, there has recently been placed on the market^ a device consisting of a rlnp of Ger* man silver Into which has been placed^ a cover which can be opened with a little thumbscrew. This fits entirely around the top rim of the bottle 08' m:llc and Is a very excellent as well. as a very good looking little device.- It Is urged that the greatest watch, fulness should be exercised over tha milk jars in summer in any household where there Is infectious sickness. No milk bottle which has been delivered to a household where there is such| sickness should ever be returned to the milkman without first being boil. rj, that is, put into cold water w.hlchj must then be brought to the boiling point and kept b iling for fifteen, niinutes. A still better wav, however/ is not to allow the dealer's milk td come into the house at all. Instead, set ut pitchers or covered receptacles and have the milkman pour the milk Into these. But even if no Infectious disease eu isls, reasonable care should be exercised In keeping the milk bottles clean. No other liquid should be temporarily put into the milk bottles while thesl are in the housekeepers' possession. Af soon as the milk is emptied out of! them, they should be washed out ir« cold water and afterward In warm water and returned to the milkman in) a clean condition. It would seem that every housekeeper of intelligent should be familiar with these facts, but the illnesses which occur with each returning summer as a result of Infection carried by milk and milk bottles make one realize that a frequent repetition of these facts Is necessary, LAURA LEONARD. gives as his reason for p u t t i n g Beeler's resignation Into effect, that the o f f i c e r was derelict in his duties. The mayor has made no a p p o i n t m e n t of a night policeman to succeed Beeler, and will not do so for the present. STEWARDSON TAX LEVY. The board of trusteees of the village of Stewardson has a d o p t e d the a n n u a l tax levy ordinance, providing for the levy of $1.825 for m u n i c i p a l purposes for" the ensuing fiscal year. The f u n d is apportioned as follows: For electric light purposes. $825; for salary p u r poses, 5570; for street and alley purposes J165: for sidewalks and crossing purposes, $165; for election p u r poses, $100. WOULD STOP KIDS FROM DRIVING CARS I'corlB Coroner's Jury Recommends Citj- Ordinance. Peoria, J u l y 13.--"We, the jury, recommend that an ordinance or law be passed prohibiting children from driving automobiles, and that parents al- lowing such practice should be held} criminally responsible." This in part was the language of a, verdict returned late Saturday afternoon by the coroner's j u r y that Investigated the death of Richard Donnelly, l u n down and killed by an automobile driven by Francis Casey, the fourteen- year-old son of James J. Casey. Tha jury found the injuries to have been inflicted accidentally and failed to hold, the boy. . ^ RATHER BE EDITOR THAN CONGRESSMAN Qulncy, III., July IS.-- H. N. Wheel. er publisher and editor of the Quincy Journal, who opened a strenous cam* paign for Democratic nomination for congressman from the Fifteenth Dis. trlct has finally announced his withdrawal from the race. He prefers even, to success in election the pleasure at* forded in publishing and editing «i daily newspaper. FATHER AND SON'S BIRTHDAY TOGETHER J. P. Badgley and son, F. Badgley. 556 South Haworth avenue, were pleasantly surprised Sunday noon by friends and relatives, numbering forty, the occasion being their birthdays. J. P. Badgley wag sixty-nine years old and his son thirty-six. Dinner was served to the guests and in the evening Ice cream and cake were served. During 1 the afternoon games and music wer« played. The Folrath Barefoot Sandal An Ideal Outdoor Summer Shoe for Children The Folrath Barefoot Sandal meets the demand of some article of footwear whereby children and others can be given the greatest possible foot freedom during the hot Summer mouths. They are designed simply as a covering to protect the feet from scratches and bruises, while going barefoot. Folrath Sandals are merely a sole with enough leather about the foot to keep the sole properly in place. Prices vary with size. Children's sizes 4 to 8 §1-00 Children's sizes 8'/ 2 to 11 §1.25 Smaller girls' sizes 11'/ 2 to 2 $1.50 Women's and boys' sizes 2'/ 2 to 6 $1.75 Men's sizes 6 to 10 $3.00 The ideal fuel for all purposes. Absolutely clean. No dust. No dirt. No soot. Is made in Decatur at our new gas works, and is the pure carbon, which means the REAL HEATINa VALUE IN COAL. One tone of coke will go twice as far as a ton of soft coal. One ton of coke will go as far as a ton of hard coal. Only $4.50 per ton delivered. Try a load and be convinced. Telephone your order. Bell .No. 1; Auto 1167, Decatur Railway and Light Co. IEWSPAPER! si EW SPA PERI

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