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Pasrc Ten T H E D E C A T T J R R E V I E W Wednesday Evening, July 15, 1914. WOMEN OFFER TO SIT ON JURIES Law Enforcement Committee Assures Commissioner* of Eagerness to Help Oust Bootleggers--"For Sake of Childien," They Say. 1ITFIEIO IIS FIRST No Floun«hes, Speeches or Preliminaries. A , o - n m l t t K of tl i I « - M | women. r. p r e f ' r t i n s '''" l - n » F.nf.,r «m.-tn I.»,IK ic. ' i I L d .n th- · i i - "i.n-.!-5i^n- .. r .« V W d r - d i - n'orivr.: 1 h " p n m . i r ' , , K ( » - ( ,-,' ' r i r i r \ ' - l n i if I n q u l r r wh" .·,' oi.l. r (T t ^ r , n , , . . - i o' bef-r Mirns fvo-v -, i ' ! m i - ' ' i d !· t ' " ' n ,-or"],i| -,! n l ' h Th. v . . . |..M i h i t a - l ^ n K .1 = , h , i ,*, ,, -,.. n .t I .-in,- I . ! M - I I I « I d i' r.«l".» told i! tilf I.. Hi '11 -f llu Plll'.t- ,,) ,,,.-,, ..... |. . i ,'l no a u t ' i o l M - - 1 ·. .,,, ,,, H-. r. "' ·· ,1 · · tl-- i, !·, en !·-,·- n . r n t I . \ ' . r U l \ h \1 l . X I N -[,- -- ik" . I ' l n r t ' . i ' !"' l . - L - l l opll- . , ,r.K I I -,l '«!" " i- ' . r n.,.. i . 1 , 1 1 .». ·· " i- "·· l ' « -"Hst r i i n i l n - i i"" - i ^ n '"i ' b ' . H d - n c IP I ,1 , , · -i ......... ' " ' ' " ' '· " I ..... ,1 . t . - . I i.. I 'Ol I I'l i'i. - ' i i M , _ II,, ,, I i ' !· I ' I - ' " - '··" k ' p '" ,,,p|. ,,. ,,n,|. . I."'! " · "I- l ' f . T . ., ^ t.. !·· .. ii I" H · p" n inrf r.ohi- ,, r ,,n if n I .·] · ' t ' l - i "" i i ; H O , = .' t ' i n t . mpl ' .,,. i \ i ,-.[;· i M I . N r HANDSOME BOUQUET Former Decatur Man Commits Suicide at St. Louis. imnasers of the clubs would be prose- · u t r d . He siid he didn't t h i n k it was the , l u l \ of the commissioners to visit the , l u l ' S d i l n k the s t u f f on sale there in ·in t - f f o i t to secure evidence that it w l n ' o \ i ^ i i n g "1 won't go out and buy a , .is,- of Mckness in order to get e% i , , f p - , . ' de.-nred Mr Robbins "I t h i n k ] roc. m u c h of my heilth " FOB SAKE OF CHILDREN. T h e women I n s i s t e d that they d.d not v ish 10 i n t e r f e r e w i t h the commission- -rs. the r o l l c e or any of the o f f i c e r s or to u n m s t l y criticize any one, but for the -.j-kc of the children and the y o u n g r r - T l e of the c i t v t h e y w a n t e d to do · · . f t l i i n ? in t h e i r power to urge the nfo-"-enunt of the laws ;md to help in i n v w a y t h e y could \roth'-i- of the w o m e n t h o u g h t it ,. -CM be a good idea to t*arh the pro · i M o n s of the elf, o i . l l n a n c e to Court Adjourned Until Saturday, July 25. C i r c u i t court reconvened at 9 o'clock Wednesday m o r n i n g with Judge W. K. Wlntfie-ld presiding for the first time l n h l _ h f e There were no flourishes, no speeches and no preliminaries Only -ibont twenty members of the bar were in the court room. HOUSU5I SICK. A f t e r Bailiff Hopkins had called the court to order, Judge Whtttield asked fo'- A t t o r n e y Hugh Housum, s a y i n g there was a little matter he wished t h a t a t t o r n e y to present before proceeding with business; but word came that Mr. Housum was ill and unable ro- to i,e present, so Judge W h i t f i e l d ea'.li h e ! e d f o r motions a n d t h e regular order L i l t .i^j _ . , : t . u He Charles Milton Miller, formerly of Decatur committed suicide in St. Louis Wednesday morning. Chief Allen received the message from Chief of Police William Y o u n g asking him to n o t i f y Miller's relatives in TJecatnr. Two brothers, William and George, and a sister, Mrs. Lou Haerting live in this c i t y and a n o t h e r brother. Roy, lives in ?t. Louis. Miller is also survived bv his wife and two children. The telegram did not state how or why he c o m m i t t e d suicide Georse Miller received a let\ f ; - f r o m him on M o n d a y saying that he w o u l d be down in Decatur on Saturday to visit him. ?ome of the relatives will leave this afternoon but it is not known whether the body will be brought to this city foi b u r i a l or not. Miller worked for a moving company in Pt. Louis. Mrs. Martha Lowry, One of Oldest Residents. IN BLACKHAWK WAR Oldest Member of First Methodist Church. -., . r . , , ,, ,,, i ' - d - . ih ,1 . i i i - , n , , ; , ,,. , , M M ,- .1 l i t p r - . r - , , i ,' , , ,n ,i ! ii t .' i o · i - i ' - f l ''nT ,,. i ,..,! i. i t in," · " n l i \ . , r "f H ( , , " · _ i . p | , · rheii. anil t b T · «l U I - I , 1 I · ll - I P r " ' t · ' Hi U ' - M r N ' " ' ' ' .-I'lTOKT ,i . P I il,. ·" ' ' I , I ' 'I "' "" f ' "i' lf ' , ! ,, , , , , , I . .1, r,' t b - « , ' -,. ad., , ,,,.; , ··' i i ' " l i ' · I ami , , , , , , ,,. , , V . II i b ·'· nrr , r f , 1 r ,,\ ,U". " I "·- I" » ' ' i n s '" ,, , , r . . , 1 1 t · n ' i II , !' ' ' ' o'l r i n ,.|, t U . , - . - i !ir.- i , c . · i v s-cr- , - ,. o- n t!v - · ' " » " "in i" '·" T In r ' H \ - r \ K F . N .-.-XT 1 ! , i ,, ,, ,, , i .,. , . . ,] '. l r , - = :-i r-' ,. ,., , , , -. f . - I " i · · I i K . :, nn n !' -. . . , . ' , . t h . I .v i i · ! , ' . I T - I T - . -, .mil I ,, ,, ,,.! I . .'.. - . I ' ·" V 1" -I of I/-.AKIM-. "'i: I.VPV-V' n h ' l . l t e n My f a t h e r i^as alwavs a very j 9f ,"" -tr.-ms R e p u b l i c a n . " she Mid. ' I re- · Pi^smed n . ' m h e r t h a t d u r i n ? every campaign ht- u o u l d line us c h i l d r e n up In a row ot . b u r s a n d read (he R e p u b l i c a n p a r t y n l a t t o r m to us, and we had to listen to it. t n o I don't k n o w but t h a t would be H good way to teach the children con- cernlnc t h e c i t v ordinances The v,oiuen were i n v i t e d to call a g a - n , a n d ' f t h e v h a d a n v crincisms t o make with. He ^ i t h d i g n i t y and grace as t h o u g h lie had been p i e s i d i n g through or two ot office. He confessed l a t e r that he was a t r i f l e nervous. BOUQUET FROM WEBBER. W h i ' e court was in session a messenger came in w i t h a huge bouquet n e a t pottery vase and placed it on th- nidge's desk. He l e f t without who sent the flowers The -.,. ,, . ,,.,, , n 11 f. \ ,· , r« \ l 5 l . i t i n g I-.- ,« T · v* i '"'·' ' - - ' I lint these 1 · .* , . i - i . i , ! ' in · 'fnrt -it '. ad'nc i f - liu ird w . i , . -i^ I'M! .111 ' \mipl' » » i ' m i ~ t h . n , t n , l ! - t . ^ p , ' t t h e 1-iw . n-'nt'~!"n. KoM.i ·- il-i 1 H"! · t i n -r,on ,., I|T i f M i' in* « - v i r t e n , e on u t.|, , f.T ~, .lion , n ,1 1 he h'. t t d th ns p e t i t i o n is presented I vs. the highway commissioners o£ De to come I ' c h t to the commissioners and m a k e t h e m . ·-HA.NCE FOR ENEMIES,. Commissioner Robbins explained that tne mem hers of th" council had all k i n d = o: oppoi t u n n i e s to make enemies, hut few c h a n c e s to make- friends. For i p = t a n e e , a tew more than a m a l o r i t v of p r o p e i t v owners on a street w i l l d e m a n d t h . i t the street be paved. T h e m i n o r i t y w i l l obiect a n d t h i e a t e n £. t e\ en w n h the commissioners al · n e x t ele.-tlon. Perhaps when the \ er ne\t , . _. . i h f r . w i l l be a m o n ^ the objectors some -.f the same men who were in the ma, O M M on the other petition They don't u . i n - t i i i c p . i r t i c i i l a r street paved; they own p i e p e r t y nn it b u t rent it. do not l i v e in it. and are opposed to the pave- m e n i Thev are In the m i n o r i t y and the pivcr.i"n- Roes down. T h e v in t u r n de. IMP t h r y will ret even w i t h the com- ini!-sioner.= at tl.e next election. ON OTHER THINGS rommis.M'-iner Becker said that a roni] m a n % people who had a lot to sav .'bout l.iw e n f o i c e m e n t paid no atten- t i o n to t h » ordinances when they w a n t e-! to dn s o m e t h i n g lik- b u r n i n g trash in t'ie s t r e e t s , t h r o w i n g r e f u s e in al- 1 , - t . (··- He t h o u g h t t h a t while those , f - e n . ^ e s w e i e p r o b a b l y not so very B l e a t , it would be a good idea, to ins t r u c t the c h i l d r e n that such things w p r e a U M a t l o n of the ordinance. WAS FRIENDLY. The , - n n f e r e n c e was altogether good- m l u i c d a n d f r i e n d l y . T h e women i n t i n n t e d t i n t a c o m m i t t e e of men f r o m the Law E n f o r c e m e n t league would call r,n the ' o m m l s s i o n e r s s h o r t l y . c a i d bore the inscription, "A token of esteem for our judge. Honorable W. K. W h i t f i e l d " Everybody in the court room it once recognized the h a n d w r i t - ng of A. G Webber, and when accused he did not deny the charge or con'ess. FEW FORMAL MOTIONS. T h e r e were only a few formal mot\on-- and a f t e r the orders were entered court a d j o u r n e d till 1.30. In the m e a n t i m e Judge W h i t f i e l d , i n r h a m be r s. heard the motion to dissolve the ini'inction in the case of George Hell Injured Knee Several Weeks Ago; Now Serious. IDAHO MAN HEADS J. M. U. ACADEMY ' " 9 J. El Turner Appointed to S ucceed B. B. James--For* mer Principal of Alton High School. c a t u r township, who had been t e m p o r a r i l y enjoined from setting hack a fence on the Heil f a r m , which is on tiie Lost bridge road. A t t o r n e s J. R. Fitzgerald and J- H McCoy representen the commissioners and Attorney A r t h u r Van Cleve represented Mr. Hell. Surveyor George V. Loring,' who surveyed the original road. ;ave oral testimony, and the records of the t o w n s h i p were Introduced in evidence. The m a t t e r was not f i n i s h e d at the m o r n i n g session. It was decided t h a t at the close of the a f t e r n o o n session court should adjourn u n t i l 9 o'clock S a t u r d a y m o r n i n g . July 25, when Judge Cochran will be here. Miller and Wiley to Play for the Cup. HAINES' BEST SCORE Of Decatur Golfers; Wiley Out of Singles. w.i5 2 up on Williams and Jarl won Tir.nn Weems. S and B Reamy and F i m p j o n are matched in the aemi finals rourrl for tomorrow w h i l e Walton will meet Jarl. CONDITION? FINE. T h e r e was l i t t l e w l r d today and p l a y - ingr conditions were f i n e alike in both t e n n i s and golf. A large gallery followed the plavr-rs. The Decatur men who went to Springfield Tuesdav to see Adjutant General F. S Dickson and discuss with him the possibility of securing an adequate armory here, f o u n d thi- general m bed at Camp Lincoln. He injured his knee some weeks ago, but paid no a t t e n t i o n to the h u r t u n t i l the armv surgeon at Camp Lincoln threaten..-.! him w i t h serious results General Dickson will have to stav in bed two or t h r e e weeks. UNDER ADVISEMENT. No agreement was reached in the scussion General Dickson took the oposition s u b m i t t e d by the Decati.r en u n d e r adMsement. In the Decatur party were Mont eniwell and John A. Scribbins, repre- n t i n g the Odd Fellows' lodges, D-. F. Wllhelmy and Captain Koy ..ergs, representing Co L. and J. A oi'bett and John M Bj me of the As- ociation of Commeice. ELL ICE CREAM FOR CAMPING TRIP INSTRUCTION CAR BACK IN DECATUR For Tiro Progressive Leaders in Decatur on July 23. H to be Held Here Week?. The new Wahash E n g i n e m of I n s t r u c t i o n Car No. 653, a f t e r h a v ing: completed its c i r c u i t over the en- t i i e Wahash svstem after leaving the Decatur shops some m o n t h s ago, re t u r n e d to Decatur Wednesday m o r n i n g for a two -weeks' school session here The car is in charge of I n s t r u c t o r John McCutcheon who Is also m a k i n g his first visit to Decatur. h a v i n g joined the car In Forrest on Its I n i t i a l trip. Highly pleasing reports of Mr. Mc- Cutrheon's e f f i c i e n c y and personal pop- u l a r i t y among enginemen on the sys tem have been received by school officials In Decatur. and they urge that all Wabash men who have the oppor- t u n i t y take this chance, of meeting him d u r i n g the local stay. The o f f i c e r s pre diet large attendance at the schoo while it Is here. XOW CLEANING (TOT Schoo] will be opened as soon as the car is put Into shape. House cleaning has already started and it in though t h a t it will be ready for use this after noon or evening. The regular loca tion In the round house yard will b used d u r i n g the sessions. H a r o l d Wl'o or D r c a t u r wn? elim- i n a t e d trom fh t r - n r i s K-ctlon of th* '-"ntrnl I M I n o m r o u n t n c l u b t o u r n a - m e n t Wednr..«d.T m ' . r n l n z wh.-n he lost to f ^ H h a m of n i r . o m i n K t o n fi-*. 1-3. r.-? Wil. \ n u r r l . t v e d his m i n for the f i r s t two !r but U t d o w n In 111" t h i r d r . f . - n t i . r Mill . i f f ' n n o n M i l l had t nf t h e f i v e m » n If f t I n t h e I f i n ' s t o u r - i-*r Ml!'e- and H u s h ' - B"«her w.i 10 f . ' n v r.i'|it«'i or r:lr.r.mlnaton n t : 1" i n d the w i n n e r w,-n t n f t ' f T l o l l i n d o' rv.iri.i T h e w i n n e r rr th.it m a t c h w i l l I liv t h r w i n n e r of t h e M l l l r - r - O r a h i m rrmt,-h 'or t h e c tr It loc.kixl l i k e t h e ·In.ils T \ O U - , , I ""· b . t w e e n ("miller and M l l l c ; TWA I N FINALS. Miller n n d V * i l e \ . OeCAtui s double t.a.m w i l l p i a v I n t h e f i n a l * tomorrow :iea!nM ih* « l n m - i r t h e r o u ! t * r - O r a - r-nm \* 1 ( o l ' . i n n - A M t idee m a t - h ro-il- t«r find fjr.irc.m w e r e rvr*-. ted to r.^-^ch ·;·* f l n j i l * F.WINi"! 1/fi.sEP r A Kwlr.K I"" I,If m n t c h In t h - r i r m roiin.l f o r the Xn M i i r k l * Doon ' U P . f n No i!i P'lxoi- ! u p They both -Hme nn th«* f i n a l jrreen r v » - n up and n ' I n k r p u t r v PMxon w n n t h » only t h i n g t h a t p r e w n t r d Mi" r r n - t c h coins t n ' o *3clrn hol,»p. H n r r v M n ! n r « h i d t h rr.n"r o f ro.ik- m» t h n round u-ith the be.»r *-ore of th* n e r n t i i f srnlfer^ H-* m a d e th* -onrpe In 3 fi t h i n m o r n l n K . a r d w a ^ 1 ·ip unf! five tn Co nn Beebf of Qnln^' .11 thn end of th. '{-H r o n q d for t h r I ' n r n Doon c u p WALTON WIN'S In tty championship round \ v . i l ,,r r h m i p a l t r n won 1 u r f r o m Boydpton nf .~,a.le»burK. Uciimy of UhumpaiEn A t t o r n e y Lee Boland today received word from Medill IfcCorrnlck as to the d ^ t e Es-senator A. J. Beverldge. will be in Decatur. He will be here the r.ipht of July 23. Both Mr. Beveridge .inrl Mr. MeCormick will speak. The i t i n e r a r y for that week will he as follows: r h a m p a i s n , Tuesday noon: l ' a - n l l ! e Tuesday n i g h t ; Springfield, Wednesday noon: Peoria Wednesday r l c h t . Bloomlngton. T h u r s d a y noon; Pee.ittir. Thursdav n i g h t . GOOD WHEAT YIELDS NEAR FORSYTH ««ra«- Mock C«»ch« Fire «1 the Fnrm of Cnrl Butler. Wheat t h r e s h i n g in the neighborhood of Forsyth will be wound up this week One r i n g finished Wednesday at t h e home of C a r l Butler, one mile, n o r t h e a s t of Forsvth. where sixteen acres yielded 41H bushels an acre, the best vield e t around there W o r k at Butler's was started Tues- I!T. a f t e r n o o n and Just a few loads haJ l-""-n threshed when It was discovered t h r straw stack was on fire. The fire WTS put out but not until It had done .ihont 125 damage to the separator and caused a delav in the- work until Wed- n e s d i y morning. The separator and o u t f i t belonged to .Tames Bowyer of Oreana. Robber Renrrained Hlmnelf. A m l g h t v restraint and creditabl temperance in the midst of plenty wa shown bv a dry car robber who Tues d a v evening broke i n t o a car full o Schlitz beer In or near the Decatu \ a r d s . Onlv two quarts of the ambe brew were f o u n d to be missing whe the. broken seal was dliscovered. Another robbery Is reported on th south end in which a merchandise ca was robbed of a case of cantaloupes three bales of dry goods, and othe merchandise. Steel in Forearm. Blacksmith Charles McGaugtiev the locomotive shops is in thr Wabas hospital s u f f e r i n g from a p a i n f u l In jury which occurred Tuesday after noon -when a sliver of steel flew fro his machine and lodged in his forearm The I n j u r y is not thought to be seriou DECATUR WOMEN ON VACATION TRIP; DEEDS RECORDED. l..iura E. Connard to E. J. Gray, lot 22. b ' n r k 2 Pythian Horns addition. $325 M H Brown to T C. Buxtor. lots 1 and 2 D F Shelley'R a d d i t i o n ; 8500 'B ' E Fleck to New ton Enyder, lot 74, Elm Rldo addition: fl,80Q. Mr. and Mrs. E. E. Hoyt and part and Mrs F. L Hays left for Denve Colo., and Mrs. R. F. Perslnger fo Twin Falls. Wednesday morning-. O Friday of ftis week a party made up Mrs. Alice Pitner, Mrs. George Wat of Decatur and Mrs. Watt's sister, Mr J F. Reid of St. Louis, will leave fi Charlevol?:, Mich., to spend a. mont They will stay at the Hotel-Belveder MEETINGS. Tribe of Ben Hur, Triumph Court .o 1 --Meetlns Wednesday evening at S o doc In K of P hall, corner N o r t h Main an William streets. Initiation. MASONIC. Macon Lodge No 8. A. F. and A. M. Meeti .Wednesday, night at J^O tor .work. t. John's Chorl»ter» Hold Social on Gastmon School Ground*. In the hope that enough money will e raised to send the St. John's Choris- t ... to Winona Lake, I n d , for their u m m e r outing, an ice cream and cake octal will be held at the E. A. Gast- lan school grounds Thursday night, his n i g h t was ch«sen because of the and concert, it being the idea that lanv people would come to \ne social f t e r w a r d Ten cents Is to he the charge lor Ice ream and cake, and a big ctowd is ex- ected. It w i l l mean the sale of a good ·nany gallons of ice cream to complete he c a m p i n g f u n d , which now a m o u n t s $2S". It will take between O"n ana o to m a k e possible the aort of t r i p t Is hoped to give the boys. The social is being arranged by the Choir A u x i l i a r y Mrs. Martha M. Lowry died at 9^0r Wednesday m o r n i n g at her home. T2S North Main street. She was eighty- two years old June 4. Her death was caused by complications due lo the infirmities of age. Mrs. Lowry was not only one of the oldest residents of Decatur in yearr, but tn time of residence here, and she was the oldest member of ths First Methodist church in years of membership. having united with tl.e church when only twelve years old IN COUNTY'S HISTORY. She was a daughter of Colonel I. C. Pugh. without mention of whose name the history of Decatur and Macon county could not be written. Her maiden name was Martha M. Pugh. She was born m Vandalia J u n o 4, 153J She would have been born in Decatur but for the breaking out of the Blai-k Hawk war Her parents. Colonel and M.S. I. C Push, lived in Decatur. When the Black Hawk war broke out Colonel Pugh went to the f r o n t and Mrs. Pugh went to Vandalia to stay with her parents till the war ended. Mrs. Lowi-y was born d u r i n g that visit to Vandalia and came to Decatur w i t h her mother shortly afterward. She was m a r r i e d to J. M Lowry Feb. 17, 1S52 Mr. Lowry was a justice of the peace In Decatur for a n u m b e r of years and was h o l d i n g t h a t office wh»n he died in 1ST Mrs. Lowry was t h t oldest of f i f t e e n children, twelve of whom have died. She is s u r U \ e d by f o u r c h i l d r e n , Mrs E E. Vance of Decatur. w. I. Lowry of S p r i n g f i e l d . Miss Marv A. Lowrv and Citv F i r e m a n Silas T Lowry of Decatur ?he also leaves a brother. H. Pugh. of Spokane, W a s h , and two sisters. Mrs. Belle r.illham of Fort Scott. Kan., and Mrs. A l m i r a Mark of Washington. D. C. ENTIRE LIFE HERE. Having spent her e n t i r e l i f e in Decatur. w i t h the exception of week?. Mrs Lowrv knew the c i t y the t i m e it was a small village. did it grow up a r o u n d her w i t h o u t 1'tr attentive notice. She watched the c i t y develop and was a l k a v s keenly -er- ested in its growth. She a t t e n d e d the subscription schools in D e c a t u r and later the Presbyterian s e m i n a r y in J a c k s o n v i l l e She was well educated and fond of l i t e r a t u r e . She kept n touch w i t h the news of the world t h r o u g h the daily p a p e i s and was always interested in k n o w i n g what was going on a r o u n d her anci in the world at large. Up till the last few days before her death she would have her children read the papers to her. She had an excellent memory and could tell many interesting stories of the early davs in Decatur. She was a l w a y s i n f e r e s t e d m c h u r c h work anil was active in the work of the Tiume and foreign m i s s i o n a r y societies as long as her h e a l t h permitted. FUNERAL FRIDAY. The f u n e r a l will be held at 4 o'clock Friday afternoon at the First Methodist church. The i n t e r m e n t will be in Greenwood J. E. Turner, superintendent of schools at Payette, Idaho, has been engaged by the Millikin board of managers to succeed Benjamin B. James as principal of the J. M. U. academy and professor of phvsics and pedagogy in the college Mr. Turner was engaged for the same position In July, 1906, but on account of illness at the time, could not accept G R A D U A T E OF LINCOLN. Mr. Turner is a graduate o£ Lincoln College and took post-graduate wr.rk n the U n l v e ' s i t y of Chicago. He was offered the deanship of Lincoln College some time ago, but on account of a, better f i n a n c i a l position, did not accept Mr, Turner was for many years the principal of the Alton high school at Alton. 111. He is well known in Decatur and also throughout the state for his successful woik in high schools. MUCH EXPERIENCE. Mr. Turner has had a great deal of valuable " experience in educational work and President Fellows stated that the university was f o r t u n a t e in obtain ing him. He has been superintendent of schools at Payette for the past four years. He had two children, the oldest ot which will probably enter the J. Mj U. Academy next year. WILL BUILD IT UP. It will be the duty of the new head · of the academy to build up Its enrollment and make it as strong as por- sible. The attendance of students in. the academy has dropped off greatly during the past four years and there w a s some talk of discontinuing that department But it is such a go«l "feeder" to the college proper that it was thought best to keep it in active condition. s ROOMS AT ASTON HA-LL. A large number o£ applications are being received at the J. M. U. for rooms in Aston Hall for next year. The reservations are being made rapidly. A number of the former students are coming 'back to the hall and also a number of new girls are making reservations. Among the new out of town students who have taken rooms at Aston Hal! for the coming term, ire th» following: Miss Lorena Gordon. El Paso. Miss Edna Scliuman. Divernon. Miss Florence Colyer, Catlin. Miss Margaret Cloyd. Bement. Scraps of News. PICXIC SUPPER. Members the Otterbein guild of tl-e Firs-t United Brethren church will have a picnic supper in connection with their meeting Thursday evening at the home of Miss Jessie Conard. The sap- rer will be served on the lawn. M. B. A. CIRCLE. The M. B. A. Sewing circle will meet at the 1. O O. F. hall Thursday a f t e r noon. few trom Nor MRS CADWALLADER BETTER. Mrs H. W. Cadwallader, 1070 West Mam street, was taken seriously ill Sunday morning-, the cause being the hot weather. Her condition is improved today. MRS. DREW HURT. Mrs. T. F. Drew who Is in Chicago w i t h her husband, sprained her a n k l ^ in getting off a stree' car and is l a i d up at the Great Northern hotel. They will r e t u r n to Decatur some time tne latter part o£ this week. MILLIKIX CLUB PICNIC. The M i l l i k m Cluh held its a n n u a l picnic at Faries park Wednesday afternoon. About t w e n t y - f i x e attended. Those who did not go out in autos went on the 4:3n i n t e r u r b a n A r r a n g e m e n t s were in charee of H. W. McDavid. AT SHAROX CHURCH An ice c r e a m social will be given at the Sharon Methodist church, one-half mile n o r t h of Wvckles, Friday evening, July 17. Improvement at Falrlnirn. Q u i t e a few extensions and improvements are. now being made In ·"ail-lawn. The r e m a i n i n g sections across the f r o n t of the cemetery are bens: staked i n t o lots and the roads around them beins built This will present a. more finished appearance to the property s t r a i E h t across the front. Trees wl'l he set out through these new sections this f a l l The surveyors are now t h r o u g h w i t h the stakm? and are at present workmsr on a detailed plat. Concrete corner Stakes are being s»t now at the corners of all lots. These corner stakes are rvhndrlca.1 in shape. being 4 Inches In d i a m e t e r and extending below the frost line They are being set f l u s h with the ground and bear the n u m b e r of the lots they touch on their top. Samuel A. Freeman Gets Unique Present. DR. HORACE REED AT 1ST METHODIST ill Prra-h Sirartay Morning on "The School of SnfferlnB." Dr Horao Reed will preach at the First M e t h o d - s t c h u r c h In this city Sunday m o r n i n g In the absence, of Rev. E. M. A n t r i m , the pastor, who is in Bay View. Mirb,. H'S subject will he ·The Schr, 0 i of s u f f e r i n g " This :s =aid to be one of 3 Heed's f a v o r i t e sermons Brenkfant a* FalrrleTr. The S u n d a y schoo! class of Mre J. G. Flint of the First Methodist church held a breakfast Tuesday morning at Falrview park. T w e n t y girls were present, onlv f o u r members being absent. J. G. Flint, J B McBIlllin, Glenn Quayle and Miss Theltna (Juayle were guests. Several of the members have been iway to school and as they are home for their vacation It made a reunion of the clafs. Tills class has kept together under the leadership of Its teacher, Mrs. Flint, for eleven years In the fail the members will be promoted to the a d u l t department Samuel A Freeman aged ten months, son of Allerton P Freeman, yesterday received a h a n d s o m e O n w e n t s i a golf goblet from Chicago. The goblet is of sterling sllvnr and is b e a u t i f u l l y engraved. Needles... to sav. Samuel A. did not win It himself. When Ssm f i r s t r a m e Into the world. Samuel T. Chase general agent of the Illinois Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance compa^ at Chicago, wrote Allerton ?.. the f a t h e r , saying he would buy the you igster an Onwentsla. cup as soon as he became large enough to drink. When the time came. Mr. Chas e discovered that they couldn't be bought they were merely given to winners of golf tourneys at the Onwentsia club and could not be purchased a.nv more t h a n a Carnegie hero medal can be br.ught. HE W E N T TO WORK. In order not to go back on his word. Mr. Chase got out his golf sticks and started practicing A f t e r much hard work he managed to win a tournament at the Onwentsia club in June, making the last nine in 3T. which Is something of a score. Several dais ago he received the cup and sent it on to Samue! A. Freemr.n. The cup If one well worth owning and the best golfers in Chicago practice longr hours every day in efforts to win them. TO YELLOWSTONE PARK. Mrs. M. J. Cade and daughter. Miss E l i z a b e t h Cade. Miss Jennie Cade from Crawfordsville, Ind . and Miss Minim Jterket- will leave Monday for a west ern trip. They will go to Yellowstone park, and will r e t u r n home by way o Salt Lake. Denver and Colorad' Springs. They expect to be gone ahou three weeks. GUESTS AT FARIF.S Misses Helen and Mildred K r i g b a u m are giving a progressive house parti at the Honevstickle Hill cottage in Farles park. There are to be d l f f e r e n guests each week This week th guests are Miss May Q u l m b y of Clare mont, N. H., Miss Lois Diehl of Ipavia, 111., and Miss Rachel Giddings of Preemption, 111. ,er of Condit and Gordon streets Wed- icsday morning completed the number .,f five small fires during the twenty- our hours. Little damage was done by .ny of the blazes. HAS TYPHOID. Mrs Robert Foster. 227 East Wasn- ngton street, was called to St. Ixmia Wednesday to the bedside of her father. Colonel Mathias, f o r m e r l y of Deca.- tur. who is seriously ill will, typhoid fever. STATE FAIR SCHOOL Seven boys have applied to Mi^s .Jary W. Moore, county superintendent, for enrollment in the Boys' State Fair school. They are Fred M. Merret of irgenta. Charles Faith, Jr.. of Warrensburg, Ralph Buchanan ot Kennev. Clarence Friis of Maroa, Ted Cochran of Casner, Chester B. Camp, rural routs :co. S. Decatur. and Harry Moothart of Oreana. TYPHOID. A case of typhoid fever Is report-* _n the family of John Karlowskl. l i s t North Morgan street VACATION TRIP. Miss Viola M. Keckley left this week for the east on a. vacation t r i p of several weeks. She will visit White Sulphur Springs, A t l a n t i c City. Washington. Baltimore, P h i l a d e l p h i a and New York. AIjL-DAT QUILTING. Third Ward Hospital Aid will 1^ e an all-day quilting Thursday in Fair- Mew park. DROVE IN" ACTO. Mr. and Mrs. Lue M a n d e t t and Ben and John Peters of Terre Hoii'e. Ind . spent Sunday w i t h Mr. and Mrs P a u l Blenz and family. T h e y came to Decatur in Mr. Mandett's car. CHICKEN DINNER. Players on the Decatur Brownies and the Springfield Giants, two colored . ams. will be glad when their game is over at the league park, Thursday afternoon for they will be served with a chicken supper at Travor hall by some of their colored friends. There will b» music. IRATE HUSBAND"" ' LOOKING FOR WIFE Clinton, July 15 -- Andrew Pcppaa and Mrs. Nick Kregis are somewhere in the state of Illinois and Nick Kr*gis. the h u s b a n d of the latter, is searching for them w i t h revenge in his heart. He t h i n k s t h e y are in Springfield whers Andrew Poppas lives with his own wife, who is a sister to Mrs. Kregis. SEARCH T R A I N AT DECATDR. Mrs. Kregis and her alleged sweetheart. A n d r e w Poppas, left on th« Illinois Central train at 3:50 yesterday afternoon, supposedly for Decatur and f r o m there, to Springfield. When tha warrant w a s issued by the irats husband. Sheriff U". H. Armstrong phoned to Decatiir to Sheriff Jerry Nicholson and a deputy arrived at the depot in advance of the train. A search failed to reveal them and it is a matter ot conjecture where they are now located. It is t h o u g h t they left the train at some point between Clinton and Decatur and the sheriff and police forces »t D e c a t u r were n o t i f i e d to watch the In- teru-r'.n cars for them. T H I R D RUNAWAY. The irate husband declares that this is the third time his brother-in-law has run away with hi« wife and they they only recently returned from Minnesota. . , JUDGE H A R R I S TO HEAR CASE. Judge Thomas T. Harris holds court In Logan county and will hear the cas« of Carl E. Person when it appears for trial the third Xlonday In September on the change «lS*enu9 from this coun- tv Judge Harris enjoys a reputation of being an exceptionally well read circuit Judge and he Is entirely satisfactory to the attorneys on both Bides. To Mr ana Mrs E E Mack. 1712 East N o r t h stre;t, Sunday, July 12. i aaueater. She ha. beei named Evelvn Gertrude. To Mr. and Mrs VlrgP stlmmel. Monday. July 13. a daughter Mrs Stlmmel wai formerly Miss Bessie Hanks of Maroa. and the l» v i s i t i n g her a u n t M ' f s Rebecca Hankj. 440 N o r t h Pine street _ _ .,,... ,,,, ,,,,,.. LAST RITES OVER DEAD JURIST Clarkeon, Tenn.. J u l v IS.--Horace H Lurton, late associate justice ot the supreme court, who died Sunday, was burled in Greenwood cemetery here beside the graves of his two children. Business in the city was suspended during the funeral. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Joseph J. Hamm. Oakley t o w n s h i p 2S Mabel L. Frantz, Oaklev 23 Pauraclo Scardello, B'ecatur MAY ENTER J M f. Miss Margaret Drennan and Miss Bernice Coplin of Tavlorville were visitors at the J. M. V th«, f i r s t of this week. They in all probability will attend the university next year. ST. PATRICK'S SOCIAL. The women of St. Pat-ick s Catholic church will hold an ice croam social Thursday evening on the church lawn. The proceeds will be for the benefit of St. Patrick's school. JOINS A. OF C. John R. Bradshaw. auctioneer, real estate man and booster, is a new member of the' Association of Commerce. He gave his a p p l i c a t i o n to Secretary Byrne of that organization Wednesday. "I don't own a bit ot property in Decatur." said he. "but I am for IXcatur all the time and I want to work with the boys." TEACHERS' TEST Teachers' e x a m i n a t i o n w i l l be heid Thursday and Friday in the supervisors' room at the court housD. Thursday's session will start at 9 o'clock. On Friday m o r n i n g the session will start at S o'clock. TWO FIRE RUNS A rubbish fire behind the Chapman and Doake b u i l d i n g on East Main and Broadway at 5:15'Tuesday evening- and the burning of a small shed at the cor- AMERICAX. St. Louis at Philadelphia, both gair.es postponed, rain. FIRST GAME. Chicago "01 '1" 01 Ne-v York 101 OOO'OO Scott and M a v e r - Warhop and Nun»- maker. Cleveland 000 oO» Boston 200 "33 Gregg and Carrisch; Leonard 3n4 Carrigan. Detroit 101 i« Washington 000 0« Covaleski and Stanage, Boehllng and Williams. NATIONAL USAGVB. Brooklyn « «·' Pittsburgh 1 ' Batteries -- Reulbach and McCartv; Cooper and Gibson FEDBHAL. Baltimore . 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0--Oi 4 f Buffalo . . . . 2 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 ·--7 10 0 Conley and Jacklitsch: Moor« and Blair. MEWSPAPEJRl

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