The Daily Review from Decatur, Illinois on July 16, 1914 · Page 13
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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 16, 1914. GIIY HflDT I. C. DEUT Corporation Counsel Sends Letter to Chicago. ON PRAIRIE SUBWAY Patterson Made Favorable Report of Work. 'Decatur w a n t s a c t i o n n o w That is the gist of the u r p e n t U t t e r from C o r p r r t t i o n Com c f l J S Fald w m w-hich is m a k i n g i 11 ^tei in a pigeon hole cf one of the o f i c i i l llli noie Ccntril flecks in C h i L T R O at pies ent and w h i c h so *ar has liten lt,ft to '-moulder w i t h o u t a r o n l j It concerns the r o a d s part of the F i s t Priir e ^treet s u t w a \ p i o j t c t w h i c h his been h u n g tip for the pi«t two m o n t h s w il In* for Illinois Central p t n e r a l of ft rials to rome to it in t h e i r p r o t r r i m of impro\ ements V, 4 I 1 I N G ON T H F I C It IB impossible to mike i s t i r t on t h e m u c h needed s u b w i j proposal u i il c i t j o f f i c i a l s learn w h i t the I C proposed to do how m u h of the ex pense the i n t e n d to ^o^t ind o t h L r d e t i i s of the co o p e r i t l o n w h i c h is neec"e1 41! n e g o t i a t i o n s it [ r e s e n t are being made t^-io i p n general oificers of the road In ( . h i m ind a c t o t d i n g to the -word of d i v i s i o n o f f i c i a l s in Cllntop D r r a t u r h n s t h e i r co o p e r a t i o n in p u s h i n g t h e a f f a i r MADE F W O P \ B L E REPORT Some time apo s u p e r i n t e n d e n t Pat terson t f the I ( who o f t i c» ire In Clinton a r d w h o s p i d e i s n e f a \ o r a h l e to th mt iesi-, of I e a t u r b i o u g h t a p a r t j of railroi 1 men to the c i t \ i n der to look o ei thr ground at the p-ooosed s j b w a i i n l to mike a report of his i n \ e c t i c - i ^ on-, to freneril o f f i cers The p a r t j fo i n d the Idei practical and it is u n i c r L^od =ent a f a v o r able lepo'-t to h p i i u n r t e r « It s now enti r ely up to men In Chicago to set «.ur»-wa\ w o r k s t a r t e d The r m t t e r is *or the pies,nt out of the h a n d of di- i^ion o f f i c e r * ^\ ho it is c e r t a i n -would push the imp'-o'v e m o n t if it w f re in t h e i r p o w e r The Frame- s t i c e s i D w i \ It has been decided m u ^ t c imo f i r = t in the n u m b e r of m u c h needed i m p i o\ e m e n t s ast ^ i d e t i i ft c c o n d i t i o n ^ A. repe- n t ' o n of the Ji^per = t i e e t d e l a \ w i l l not b. condoned b cit o t f l c i a l = The ! recent g r o n e r a t i o n his sono op r e c o r d to the e r f e c t t h a t t h e \ desire ti use t h e s u b w a \ t h e m « e U es r e f o i e f a t h e r I me o\e h i u l s t h e m and b r e a k s the ape -with his sickle Commis 5 ; o n t i ^ a\ e the « r e a k i n t r tun\ i c t i o n t h i t the 1 r- g-pcrdl o ' f i i a l » i n t o n d to hold o*"f on the o t - opo c ir rn u n t 1 the mono plane has been p ^ r f e i t e d ind t r a f f i c Is i \ e n c a n ^ w n t h r o i e h a i r currents R 4 D M EITHER FOR F I R E M E N ^ir -nan N a l e f s k i of the s o u t h en-i U aba h s e r v i c e had to be t a k e n from his e n g i n e · w h e n it a r r i v e d in Lltch- '] Id T\ e d n e s r l a v a f t p r n o o n on account n t heat p r - s t i a t i o n He w a s s r i v e n medical a t t e n t i o n in L i t c h f i e l d an1 l a t er b r o u g h t to De a t u r w h e r e he it re p o r t e d to be i m p r r v i - i E : r a p l d l v No I I I effects are e v p e c t s f r o m the h at sickness "Wabash f i r e m e n swinging 1 a scoop in the gangv.v of h u n ^ i v f r e i g h t and passenger engines thio i^h the Intenst heat of the past two -weetc havp m ide enviable- records nnd a T P beinsc g i v e n credit for their work at headquarters ^·ednesda s pro t r a t l r m is the f i p s t "erlous affair sire* 1 the b-'paking 1 o r the Intense h e a t but many of the men have been on tho versr- o f collapse w h i l e on their run ·WAB4SH \ 1 - T E R 4 A Word of thf d e a t h of another "vA a bash T e t ^ r a r Conductor Dairies A Bro-wnlie -was receiverl hei e ^ ednesdaj evening He died ir h i s Toledo home ^ u n d a \ n i g h t a f t e r -e e^-ii j e ^ r s of ill h*aUh and at the i ^ e of "0^ His T e a k n e c s onginatecl w i t h t n accident on the "W a b a c h -w hen h^ w as locked outside a P u l l m a n door and w a c drac: s;ed a mile b e f o r e dl r n ^ e r o d D u r l r g the -war Mr B r o \ v n u e was a t i e J t e n a n t in an I n d i a n a regiment en tering "V^abash SP-'-vlce i r r m e d i a t r l j on t h e close of h o s t i l i t i e s He took «er vice as b r a k t m a n a n d ?oon ro c e *o thp place of f r e i e h t c o n d u c t o r and t h e n passenger c o n d u c t o r He m a r r i e d an Attica Ind #irl incl for i lon^ time Tiade hi« h o m e t h ^ r e F u n e r a l s e r v i c e s were held in \ f t i r i \\ f d n e ^ d a v a f t e r noon Poor Old Jacksonville T h e r x t e n t of M c k ^ f =a!"s in th* Jo al "Wabash t l r k c t of*ir*e mav be c tl T-ated bv thr f-j t t h a t the to a l of a 9s niidp "Wednpsdi* eoual the total rt all sales trad* 1 in the month of T i n e n the J a c k s o n v i l l e 111 of! re The hoa*». pas=ent.u t r a f f i c kept u p w i t h i w i l l Tr- j r c d a * GOS6IF F remci Mucker and c ente' of t h e "U a b a ^ h Th a ii \\ abash Er^Inemens Pchool o f i i = t r u c t i o n car %vi^ ppt on i t * oid Ptand Tt he 3jd^ r f the rourdhouse off!c° "^Vedne^dTy r l n t r ird op^n^ri r^ r Efhool BGS^ions \ n d e r 'n^tructo*- Mc^ itc^oon "\Ianu Decatur en- i n p m e n \ l t " d t K e s hor.1 Th ir=ds\ morn Engineers Talbott F n i n g Brant and Rus- 11 of te VMba^h are taking leave of ab- Perry and Toung Firemen H L Afla «ire laving o" NO FEAR OF STRIKE HERE »al)«lih Enslnfmen Say There IB l i t t l e Interest in Proceedings Tou mav Ju*t a b o u t paste U aoove ^ our desk that there w i l l he no strike a m o n g e n e i n p m e n nn thf Wabash ' ^atd an o f f i c l i ! w h o Is n e a r to the hea*t of things Thursrlas There Is not enough interest In the Ikroceedlngs l-ere or elsewhere to warrant men making trom $200 to $300 a month as engineers giving U D t h e i r places and losing monej No local strike developments tran spired Thursda} She Lived at Argenta Many Years. for M i s Lucinda TA l l h a m ^ foi m r l \ of \ r g e n t a died at R oO T h u r « f l a \ n i g h t at her home 41** South M a i n ^ t r o t ^he w a e i g h t F o u i ^ ears old Hei ·kith w a s d u e t o r o m p h c T t i n n m e t ert to old age Foi rmn\ ^ GQ^S t h e f i m l l v l i v e d at -\rgenta moMng to IV- a t u r t e n e a r s a g o ^he w i s t h e % mow of \ H \\ I l l u m ^ "U \S A C T U E His death occurred in \ r g e n t a ix tc n vears ago M i s T\ i liams TV is \ ell k n o w n in A r g p n t a ^ind Decat ir in 1 hid m a n f r i e n d ^ Tn =pito of h ( i a d % - \ n c e d agp she %\is strong irrt T C t u e u p t o a b o u t six m o n t h s a^i m l i l w i \ s took g*-eat i n t e r e s t in w h a t w a c oOint; on about her She wis a mem bei of the First L n i t e d R i e t h r e n c h i r c h She is s i u v n ed b-\ the f o l l o w ins r h I n r e n Mrs M E ^ t r i n John ^V il I n m s t\ illiam \\ i l h a m s Mr" A l a r v Ne son Mrs Delia Maon ind H F "\\ i I H a m s all living m or it-ai Deca ti r ^-he has few o t h e r r e l a t i v e s The b o d \ w i l l be t a k e n to A r g e n t i at 9 o clock Fnrla\ m o r n i n g ''nd the f u n e r a l -wftl be held t h t _ r e FUNERALS. MR=: S A . R A . H E he f u n e r a l of M i s S a i a h E l ' 7 a b e t h Robe ts -nlte of M F Robert= was held at 11 o clock "tt pdne«rHv f o r e n o o n at the f a m i l y r e s i d f n e in Mt Z on The \ ices tvere c o n r i u r t e d by Rev F T Peters There v i s a H ge i t t e n d a n c e The mi MT v,as f u r m ^ e d b\ Mr 5 : F r a n k eeorr Mrs Migrgie 1 ^ r r e l l C l \ d o Beadles and H i Beadles The pall hearers ^ ere r M D u r n t n j r t u flier T r a v l c Henrv Ta t Fied I n t t o n , omi^ r e a d h r a r l and Chad Sch'-oeder The i n t e r m e n t Tvas In *he AH 7ion cemetery MRS MAR"i F PRO^ BRIPGF The f u n e r a l of Mrs M a r j Florenc^ T r o w b r » d g e u I f e of Fdw in A. Trou br dfie I \ H S held at 4 SO "W edne^da 1 a f t e r n o o n at the f i m i K r e s i d e n c e 1410 «t "^ ood street The =;er\ ices were d icted h\ Re "ft H C i n n o n pas t r of the C e n t r a l f h irch of C h i i s t The m sic was f u r n i s h e d h AI ss Clara u a b Miss F\ a Coberlv Miss Cleo L i n n o n and Mi^-s \ell!e Bridges The l l l " " ^ r p r s -were E F \ \ i l l a m s H L Toth H TV Aventt D B Parr I T F i t t e r on ind L. J Lives\ The i n t e r nt \%is in F a i r l a ^ n c e m e ^ t r j MRS M A R T H A LOT\ RT The f u n e n l of Mrs M a r t h a M L o w r j H 11 be held at 4 o clock Friday a f t e r n o n n at the F i r s t Methodist c h u r c h r ^ p J n t p r m e n t w i l l h e In Greenwood CHARLES M MILLER The bodv of Charles Milton Miller v. ho c o m m i t t e d s u i c i d e in ^t Louis w i l l % e in Decitur a b o u t 9 o clock to n a h t a n d w i l l be t a k e n to the Moran r h i p e l u n t i l i r r a n p e m e n t s a r e m a d e f o r t h e f u n e r a l Playground Lads Have the Time of Lives. O n e h u n d r e d u r i s r g u n g squirming * p S i " h n g to~\ s of a 1 sizes and de ^ c r ' p t i o n s had the time of their *ouns: i i * e s in the 1 M c A pool Thursnav m o r n i n g -when t h ° f r equ' i nt* i r 3 01 the Decatur p l a y g r o u n d had tSie r Tits ST^ im The poo] was l i t e i a l l v ilive with b o v s of all *it*s «omp so ^ m a l as to be near]* lo«t in the c r o w d E*er\ bo^ w a s s h o u t i n g at the top of his * oice while he wa« out of -water n r d splashing w i t h misht a n d m a i n w hen In the water ALL KINDS OF DI\ ING Ul kinds of diving from the jack k n l ^ to the double f l i p flop was seen The lads were lined up t w e l v e e^p w i i t i n t r to get a change 1 at the s p r i n g board Some who were impa tient uould lay f l a t on their stomachs on the- edc;e of the pool and have an '-ther pjsh them In There was also a good deal of sounding: for bottom a n u m h e r of the boys having to go down t h r e e 01 f o u r times their own h e i g h t to t o u ^ h bottom FOR O V E R HOUR Th^T, w e r e in the pool foi o\er ar h o u r Ross rhesebro w a s present to K ^ p p the hoyq in order aluo Coact A h m o r e was on hand attired in h l n boots A s j m t l a r s w i m will be g i \ e n the plavground bovs at some t i m p In the near f u t u r e -·- FOURTEEN STITCHES TAKEN IN WRIST Idnm Gcbhart Thrtumi HJs Arm Through a Window. Adam Gebhart, son of Percy frebhart of this clt was seriously cut on the wrist of his l e f t arm "Wednesday eve ring wren he fell down stairs at 'he American theater He had been up to the office adjoining the operating room to get a drink of water and was coming down stairs when he ca-ught his heel on tbe stepsu~ He put out his hand to stop himself and pushed it th-ough a w i n d o w c u t t i n g himself "e\ereK on the left wrist Fourteen stitches ha*t t« be taken tn the wound J. H. Johnson Dismissed by City Council. WANT SUGGESTIONS F rom Law Enforcement League on Successor. p o l i c e m a n T H T o b n F o n one of t h e n g h t o f f i c e r - on the ^ o u t h P a i k street h e i t w is dismissed ft om the er\ i e 1 \ t h e c i ( \ c o u n c i l T h l n ^ d a ^ m o r n i n g on i ocommendation of Chief of Police A.1 e n on charges of m ^ J b o r d i n a t i n n and c o n l u c t tin! ecoming 1 an o f f i c e r It i-s n c l c r tood he t o f u s e d to obej 01 d e i ^ of the chief n i N T S L O G E ^ T I O N ^ roiim c ' 0 ioner Shade of t h a t d e p a r t i n e n t d i d not n a m e am ^ucce-^sor to Ton ison 1 ut on the other h a n d o f f p ' e d i m o t i o n t h a t t h e Liw F n f o r c e m e n t I P ^ C U P re ommend to Ch ef Allen rnon for ") f i c e r « on the f o r r e 1 a \ I n g in m nd w h e n t h e \ o f f e r these n i m t s t h i t thp rgin m i ^ t f i l l s e v e r a l p h \ = i c a l re j i n e m e n s =Lich ?s h e i g h t f u e f e e t n i n p m r l e * ! Ion t see how the\ can pick men irn 1 t t p r t h a n t h e c h i e f ^ i i d Com- mi i o n r Becker ' Some of the^e dii ^ie t h e \ p i c k e d f o r B o r c h e r ^ w e r e n n c n t r r on C \ N oLGGEST \\ f 1 I t h o u g h t p e r h a r = the 1 - m ild sugpt t n a m e s to the c h i e f of men w horn 1 6 w on Id not othei \ is-* he 11 a b o u t ' \ o if i d e a is for t h e m to s ic-sp^t not t o n i m e i ^ n t t Mr ^ h i d e 9 a=;kecl R u t h T i f f \\ h n told it w a ^ thf l a t t e r «ect nfl ed th m o t m n and all the p i t m b e r s \ o t c r t f o r i t Mother Doing Well--Father in Hospital. T w i n s a, bo\ and a girl w e r e born to Mr and Mr= A V Browrback 1302 "U es* M a i n street "tt e d n e ^ d a j and T h u r s d a y Thp g-i r j w a s born a b o u t 11 o clock T \ M n e s d a v and the bo\ it 4 o clock T h u r s d a y m o i m n g Both are d o i n g w c H The m o t h e r was in c r i t i c a l C o n d i t i o n for =p\ eral h o u i s so much 10 t h a t her l i f e was despaired of T h u r ^ d a * m o r n i n g B\ noon howe\ er «he had l m p r o \ ed to a degi ee t h a t p r a c t i c a l l y a = ured h e r r e o % e i \ F A T H F R IN HO^PH ^L The f a t h e r i s in St Man s h o s p til c i f i e r i n g f r o m m i u r i e - , r e c e i x e l f r o m a n explnd n% f n e w o i k s b o m b a t t h e C o m t i c l u b on JuH 4 He !s i m p r o * irs? = t e i a i U ihm gh c l o \ Iv The b a n d a g e s ire t a k e n f r o m h-i« l e f t e \ e = e \ e r a l t i m e i da* now but he Is kept % e r v ^ t i l l Thp blood c l o t in the e = h a l l w i n h e - i b g o i h t d o n l v a f t e r w e e k ^ oE q u i e t In the m e a n t i m e it i= neces =ar\ t o t a k p e \ e i s precaution against Corporation Counsel is Told to Act in Matter. Brides Corne from Italy to be Married. P a u r a c i o t n r d e i l o a n l R · co S i r l e l l o h r n t h e i s were m a r r i r d T\ ednes d T v riornlne: to Ro^a G r u e s ^ n an 1 Marie Cur e r e s p r c t i \ eU it a lo%\ n u p t i a l m ^ s s tn St Tarn a German Catholi o h u r L h It -s as n do ible w p d ding- Beca ise of the f a c t t h a t the t w o brides j u ^ t ami ed f i om t h e i r nit! e land Itah could not ^peak an\ Eng li c h It \\a°. ne^essar\ for P athf 1 ! L Selza of Bement to o f f i c i a t e at the cer e m o n j F a t h e r Selza is an I t a l i a n - w h o h a s been a t B e m e n t i ^ o u t t e n j e a i s h a v i n g c n a i g e o f a n F n g l ' ^ h = p e a k i n g ^ongrcgaLion bPOKEN I N I T 4 L I 4 N Tho ceremon-\ v a s j ist the ^a-ne a c i 1 W P i d i n g s In the Ci hoi r c h u r c h i o e p t i n g t h a t t h a t part of thp w elding s f r \ i c e k n o w n a s t h e c o n t r a t i r g p a r t p r a c t i c a l l j a l w a - v s spoken i n t h e Eng lish l a n g u a g e w a s s p o k e n In I t a l i a n T h e c h u r r h -was f i l l e d - w i t h relatU e and f r i e n d s of trie v o u n g peopl" The t w o grooms a r c miners here T h e t w o c o u p l e s w M l probahli, reside In a home o w n ^ d h \ the b r c t h e r p on ^01 th Broad Y. MUELLER CAMP Twelve ^pond Mp;h Tlicrc Halterl Morning; Rjiln A b o u t t w p ! \ p of the m e m b e r s of the Lake G e n e v a club of t h e T "tt C °pent M f d n ^ s d a x n i g h t a t tlio M u e l l e r i m p c o u t h pf t h e c i t x w h i c h h a * been in po «p««ion of t h o "i T\ C \ for « 5 e \ o r i i w e e k = T h e girls were d e l l e h t f d w i t h t h e camp a n d hn! a most e n j o \ a t l e t i m e AS f l i p ram came t h i s m o r n i n g T s^ i'* t h \ w ere g e t t i n g reao\ to come back t n l o w n I t w i = neces c ar\ t o s e c ire a ^ o m e s a n c o from a f a r m re-si dence in the v l c i n i t \ to b r i n g th© r o\\ rl in T w o trips were necessary The t e n n i s c o u r t at the Marietta c ^ h o i ] grounds 16 no v r e a d j for use The T Y C A now has t"W o tenni" c o u r t s one at Pugh and the other at M a r i e t t a ThMe courts arc for the use of all w omen i n d g h l s of the n e l s h bo hood FIRST EXAMINATIONS OF TEACHERS HELD Tliirff-»e%en Take Test Inder Direction of !lss Ma-r Moore T h e f i r p t t e a c h e r s e x a m i n a t i o n un d e r t h e n e w s t a t e c e r t i f i c a t i o n l ^ u i s being c o n d u c t e d bv Mies Marv Moore in the s u p e r v i s o r s room at the court houie The session began at 9 o clock Thirtv «eve n ire t a k i n g - the e x a m i n a t i o n ^ r i d a v ^ ^e^^ion w i l l be glr at 8 o clock T h i r t - i e v e n are t a k ins: the e x a m i n a t i o n F r i d a y s session w i l l begin at 8 o clock \n e x a m i n a t i o n fee of $1 is charged the same as u n d e r the old law This monev goes into the i n s t i t u t e f u n d and IB used In hiring Instructors at the i n s t i t u t e each ear Examinations are in progress in each county in the state DETROIT MAN ROBBED ON WAY TO TRAIN Joe Fisher of Detroit T^ho arrived Thursday m o r n i n g to superintend the fireproof ing of the Powers building was held "P and robbed on hie way to the train In Detroit He wss badlj beaten and his face l e swollen up a n d *he men had to tear his h i p po ket to gft the money which amount was $60 They also got his watch The c i t \ c o u n c i l ln = tru"ted t h e cnr n o r a t i o n en m*el Th i r ^ d a j to ^ee thi* 1\ cst C e n t e r s t r e e t w a s opened thrc u g h f i n r r Mapl(» street w e«t to the i n t e r u r b a n t n ^ V s T h s i r t i o n w a s takei a f t t w e h e p r o p e t j o w n e r s a l t h e r p p e t i t i o n 1 f o r it 1=; N O T OPEN It seen s w h^n the a d d i t i o n in w] t h l * p a r t of t h e treet is I n c i t e d w is '·lid o i l C e n t e r e t i t - e t a all o t h e r " w s d e d i a t p f l to th.p c i t % F r a n n \ t on it i** r l i l m e l L * C o m m i = s i g n e r B c r k e r a n l o t h e r * forced t h i « ·'trip off ind p i t it in g a r d e n and r r f n p p 1 tr allow t h e p u b l i c o a ^ a ^ e d o w n t h a t ·ua-* Proper t\ ow ner? i i o a r l t h e TM ^ '·II'm 1C the M r o r t w T« opened. it w m Id be a b o u t one b ork w i l k f nn t h ^ l r hoTip to th" belt l i n ^ w h^rea \ i t h the Mreot c n«cd t h c \ h a \ e t "\ i k a b o u t f t u r b l n c k p 'Green Tree" and "Park Street" Organized. "SOCIAL" PURPOSES Member Tells of His Club Experiences. T w o more lid c] ih« w e r e a d d e d to D e r a t u r « d i r c t o r ^ w h e n i n c o r p o r a t i o n p i p e i s w ^ r e I s s u e d f o i t h ^ m i n c p r l n s field T h i n = 13^ FOP = O r i A . T P L R P O S F * The U r e ^ n T-ee ^n n i r] ib was in c o i p o i a t ° d f o r «orial p u r p o = e s b y JVugii'st DT = F \ lol nson ind lames Fain The Pe it u P'irk ^ t r c e t c l u b w a s also in o r p o r a t e d f o r socnl purposes b j B L. C i r r % F T Bane and H G o r d o n ^ - F N F I N B A R B F R ^HOP A.t 11 ^n o clock T h m = c i a \ m a r n i n e a. well dressed m a n l e a d i n g a. dog stag gered i n t o 01 e of the d o w n t o w n barber c hoo^ G i m m e h i x e w i l l e I c aid Fecn o u T i l n sht ( h t c ) a n d need ·mpin to b i a s h me up T L o n g t o M \ I d r ) n h o c o n t n u f d as he t o l l e d o\ or I n t h ^ b a r b e r " chai a n it k r e p « m e ^ u « \ goin f r o m one to the mlier M w i f e she s g p t t l n on to mo It. co^t me lots of dues a t t h e c l u b " A t t h a t point tl b u b r s l a t h e r b r u = h g o t i n t i h i s m o t h ind the m a n w i t h a p i r k a e ^ sti t p d ^ p i t t i n g P i f f l n g ind b l o w i n g CiM E i e c t n l a n Leon ^ u l l i a n a n d C h i e f D r \ o r f rf p o r t i n g tn the co i n c i l en the p e t i t i o n of m o M n s p i c t u r e the i t c r ^ to be U r w c d to i n s t i l l m o t o r a r i v e n m a h i n e i \ reported t h e % saw n o reison v i h v t h i s r e q u e s t «honld r o t HO g r a n t e d On th s reoort he **oun f i l i n s t r u c t e d t h e a t t o r n e y , t o r t * - i w ifp in a m e n d m e n t t o t h e o r d i n a n c e p e r m t t f r e the motor d r i v e n i i a c h i n e T h e c l t \ hap f i n i hed p a \ l n g ~ B B T u r t l e f o r L i n c o l n park a n d tho lerc* w i s b r o u g h t u p m t h e c o u n c i l mcetincr a n l o r l e r e d record d ind f i l e d \\ \ L K ^ 3 R D I N \ \ C E D A. r n c r e t f w i l k w a s n r ^ m i n c e 3 for He n o r t h side of J o r n ^ o n avemip from T\ a r r e n to B oadwa'\ i n r al"o an or l l n a n e n a « read f o r t h e 'i r i-f t i m p f r f t r one on the c o u t h =ide of W I T i i n "treet J m m College to Pine The s u b d n i*ion p l a t of i pect'on ot t h e R o a c h f l ^ d M r R e ^ n C l l d l 5 a d d i t i o n he tv e^-n N o r t h i n d F d o r a d o R t r e e * ^n t h e w c ^ t p l e f SP\ e n t h wa* ^ p p i o% ^d H U p H t t e d h\ "VS \ Phare 1 ? First Department of Kind in Country. its APPARATUS FOR TESTING STATION corl N Hclcbt of \% afer Vime of ll P a p p a r a t u s f o r the test iner s t a t i o n to he r on s t r u t t e d n e i r t'lf m o n t h of t h e F r o ^ d \ ^ \ « w pr h i « ar r h * M and w ]] be set up in a f^w da,\ s Onp of t h ^ i r s t r u n i f n ^ a u t o n a ^ t i c n l l ' v records r h ^ h p l g h i c t f h e water in the c e w e r for ATM m t r ^ w p ° k so t h a t a t t h e end of tl \vpt-k t h e r e i 4 * a com r l e t e re-or1 of the · \ a r l o u s stages of the w a t e r n t e s e w e r Tho f l o a t t h a t w a s « fit I F lnrg;e r t h a n i n % of the m a n h o l e s n t h e sew pr *=o it w i l l h a % e to be t n k n in it Hie m o u t h of t h ^ sewer and rn Hed b a r k to the point w h e r e it IF (n he c t i t l o n e d It Is op erated by "](%ok w o r k ESTIMATES ON JASPER PAVING From Elilornclo Confllt Cott E s t i m a t e ^ po*ed p i v p p i e been c o m p l t ing d e p n i - f n r b e t h i r t v f r r rom E ' d o i tance r f 4 7 0 0 0 « o i n i r a n d there , bination r i ot blo^k b i f i o n s'x In h tal r u t l m i t d d s t e for b« j e t been f i \ n the ""t of the pro n t on Tamper street na e p^ h ^^ r1 *^ ^ n S neer- nt The p i v e m e n t w i l l t w i d e i n d will eTctend ,, to C o n d i t street a dis -1 f e e t It "ill rpcmlre ards of p a v i n g surface ][ be 4 5 J feet of com- and K litf Tt w i n be ^ on i roncre'e foilnda. s in th cKnt-a" The to- cost i= U ' - ^ S T O The piihli h e a r i n g has not d TWO PICNICS ARE BEING HELD Eo«t Pnrk Baptlaf nt Fnlnlevri «nr- «·]_( Chnpel nt "cl»oo Two p i r p i r s are b e i n g h"ld t h i s af te noon o n r at Fairvievv park and one at V r ' = o n park Th" East Park Bap ti-=t ^ u n f l a i school " ent to T a l r v i e w a b o u t 1 '( t (,e m e m b e r s being taken to the p n r k on h a i w a g o n s Supper w i l l IP s r n e d this e v e n i n g The S t i n d i v school of ^argent chapel 11 h a v l n e | t! picnic at Nelson park The honl ] e f t t h e hapel a b o u t 1 o clock r n h a v w i g o n s Two wagons had been provided The ^ mdTv ^chool *e «ion of the F i r t M e t h o d «*t ch ir h it Us mootinc: \\ f,^ n t -^ri a ^ n i g h t r n i d H a r r a n g e m e n t s f o r i L i n d l e r o l l d e p p i t m e n t o f t h e « t o o l M s \\ Ti O w e n w i l l be the ^UD-^r n t e n d e n t of th* 1 new d e p a r t m e n t T*e school has a c n d l e roll of 36i ch Idren i p to f o u i ^ e a l s of agp M a n \ of t h e s e ai e large e n o i g h to -ittend ^ u n d a \ =rhool : e s ; n l a r ] j It is the aim of the school M org^m inc the new d e p a r t m e n t to h i \ e all the c r i d l e roll b a b i e ^ o\ er two ·vears of age aHend t h e v L h o o l There are about 100 of t h - = = e A b o u t f o r t v or f i f t y of t h e m w H L e erad i ^ t e d t r l s f i l l i n t o the be g i r n ^ r ^ r ' ^ r n t n e r t FIF=T IN COUVTR"i So f o r P S ]« k n ? w n thi=" m i l be the f\r*t o r T d l e ro 1 i e p a r t m nt in the c o u n t r ^ T h e c h i l d r e n w i l l b e d i \ M e d i n t o f i r s t an1 «econd e r ? d e « a n d ^ill be ^ i \ e n graded w o r k m u c h of which w ll be o isr n a l The ch Idren of this a ere h a \ e been a t t e n d i n g t h e Sundaj c c h o o i in ^uc^ large n u m b e r s that It was f e l t n e r e e « a r \ to o r g a n i z e a spe cial d p p ^ r ment for t h e m The new de p i r f m p n t w i l l b e a s l a r e e a t h e begin ners d e p a r t m e n t rOOV TO IT = BLF T i" d e p a r t m e n t w i l l h a \ e a room to itself t h e room f o r m PI H n ^ e d as i l i b r a r \ It !s one of the handsomest room" i n t h e c h u c h a n d w i l l b e w e l l equipped T h e d e p a r t m e n t w i l l h a \ e its u \ n opening ind closing exerci^s it w i l l m e n f o r t h e f i r s t t i m e ne\t S u n 1a\ m o i n n ^ it » ^0 Mi«s Eleanor A - i m s t r o n s : w i l l b e t h « p i a n i s t M r O w o n i i ^ « l ^ t i n t " as t e i c h e r * w i l l h e L u n l p Hitchcock ET-i and L a u i a "^ e 1 epp Grace ^ r n w r i a n i n d "M « Pilph T^ime 1 \ r r a n g e m e n t = ) f or The s a d u a t i o p ex er i'spc th * f a l l w ^ i e m a d e at tne meet ing last n i g h t al^o Thev w i l l be held the t h i r d ^ m d i v in September and w 11 be m a d e an e H b o n t P occ-a^ion PUT DIMMERS" ON YOUR LIGHTS Mayor Dnn Dlnneen Offers Ordinance af Cttv Coandl Meeting: M a % o r Dan Dinneen o f f e r e d an o r d i n - ance at the cit council meeMnc 1 Thurs dTi- m o r n i n g a m e n d i n g t h e t r a f f i c o r dinarce ^o a^ to pro\icle thit all a u t o rrobiles m u s t not h a \ e light* at night t h a t daz?!^ or b l i n d o e d e ^ t n a n s or Irivers of other m a c h i n e " Th° irnena- i n g o r d i n a n c e p r o \ l d e s t h a t i n nse t h e light c are of the r ^ i l brleht kind dimm" r s must be i^ed on t h e m Thi« o r d i n a n c e n a s placed on pa^age and goes over one week In case it is pass ed H ^ i l l go Into effect Aug 12 HOMER WOMAN IN COUNTY RACE Mrs Lucv StDTfirt 3rovm Seeks \om- luatloa for County Superintendent. Champaign July 16 --Mrs Lucy Stewart Brown of Homer ha,s filed her papers as a c a n d i d a t e for nomination on the Democratic ticket for the office of Bounty s u p e r i n t e n d e n t of schools and will begin an acMve cam- pal en among the ·voteis before the primaries Mrs B r o u n Is one of t^e best known v oTien in the county and among the s t u d e n t s and teaching corps of the c i n t y ahe 1 0 held In high regard MARRIAGE LICENSES. M i t t ^ e ^ Fu re Decatu-- 25 Giadya Usaplfty» Wllmcraon...*** ......IS Scraps of News. A. O BOLEN S TRIP A O Bolen left Vi ednesdaj night for D u l u t h Minn on a business trip F^ora there he x\ til go to "ft in m peg. Can to look a f t e r his f a r m i n g interest and he TV ill return in about two ^eeks FINISHED \. QLILT Vine women attended the meeting of the C h r i s t i a n Peapers of the i,ast Side Christian c h u r c h W e d n e s d a y afternoon at the c h u r c h They fin' hed a quilt ALL DAY SE"tt ING The TV R P - w i l l h a \ « an all dav s e w i n g in the G A. R hall Friday HOLCQMB N A M E D Ca«iug Holcomh has been appointed a d m i n i s t r a t o r of the estate of W i l l i a m J Da and f i l e d his hond in the *um of ?400 CLIPPED ON STEPS M i s O L Cooper o O L South Mi in = t r e e t is s i f f e n n g f r o m a f r a c t u r e d l i m b and has b^en c o n f i n e d to her bed for the pa'st *\fek ShP slipped and f e ' I w h i l e going up the f i o n t *steps of her \ ome VT TO TRIP Mrs L/ H Pollard and d a u g h t e r Lil I n n of D e c i t u r and Mr and Mrs For Hst Pollard of E \ a n s t o n III hax e jx^st r e t u r n e d f r o m i, trip in thp Poll j r d a u t o to Ch cago and d i f f e r e n t p o i n t s in V* j s c o n ^ m Th« a \ had a d e l i p h t f u l r i p and report t h p roads good f r o m Cninapo to B l o o m i n g t o n but t h a t f r o m t n ° r e on d o w n to D e c a t u r the d u s t was riins m h e ^ thi k The 1 w e r e aw 35 ten d ^ s in all Mr and Mrs F o i ^ s t Pollard are here on t h e i r \ acation B A N K C L E A . R I N G S Bank clearings f o r t h e w e e k e n d i n g T h u r da* w e r e $ o 4 0 4S4 86 La*t w e e K the} wer? $ t c n S4" 6" Last ear the ·^erc |-9r 556 02 =T PATRICK S SOCIA.L The Tvomen of St P a t r i c k s C i t h o l i e c h u r c h w i l l have t h e i r ice crcim -=13. cial as nlanned tb s e \ e m n ? on the c h u r c h law n The\ w i l l he prepaid to = e r \ e a large n J m b e r of people ind are e x p e c t i n g a good c r o w d The t r n c e p d s ire for 't P a t r i c k s school PICNIC A T R I \ £ r t R a u p p and Y o u n g s ^hoe store is ho d i n ? iU a n n u a plrmc for the err l l n - . f s o f t h e "tore T h u r * d a \ a f t e r i ^ o n p t a l o a t h e ise nea.r M a f f i t e briv.ee o n t h e - * i n f f a m o n n w r T h e a ^ t e n m n is be n? ^per t in ·'W m m m g c in f i n s : and b o v i r g At 6 o c l n c k there w 11 be a o g «;pieid at the boit hnu=._ The f i r ^ p r o o f m g w o k on the new P o w e r s b u i msr w a * t a r t M T*iurs«n% momma: T h e f o i m s f ^ r t h e "oncret" t h a t w i l l enrlo^e t h r «teel w o r k a r e now be'psr put In pH^e In a Htt e w h i l e rr n n w i l l be w o r k i n s : all o^ cr the DOLLAR IN PENNIES Burglar-* entered the * f ore of R- C "Ho^ndorf in the new B i x t o n «tore n u i l d m g it FrinKlin a n d East D e c a t u r s t r e e t TV **di»«» i\ mgrht and took a b o u t a d o l l i r J n p e n n i e s ind ^ome eit ables DID NOT HOLD GOOD Si Sw ither s di% f a i l e i to produce the proph sled results The ram came a few hourc, too late The old Scotch legend t h a t states th-Lt if it rains on -*t Sw t h e r s d a v I iK lo thAre w i l l be r a i n for fort\ da* ·* and if dr\ t h e r e ^ ill be forts d^i* s d i o i t h e* i d p n t l * w a s n o t m e i n t f o r t h e L m t e d ^tates at lea«t it fai ed t h i s * ear Evident!} St bw ither s i n f l u e n c e does not reach icrois the A t l a n t i c BAB1 IS SICK The sixteen m o n t h s - o l d son o* Mr ^.nd Mrs C h a r e s Theobold 10°3 TV e«r Eldorado street is s u f f e r i n g ^ 'th summer c o m p l n l n t RE C IDEN"T Mr i n d Mr! R q j C Scott ?nd t h r r ·'"our j p i r old son f o r r n e r K of C h a m paign ha\ o recentK mo\ ed to Deci tur to make tbeir home Mr Scott is the di^ti let agent for the C e n t r a l L n i o n Life Insurance compam in . hampaign and \ e r m i h o n countie 0 He w i l l also work m C h r i s t i a n Piatt and M o u i t r J e conntie^ Mr and Mrs S^.otl w ^ l reside at 12"o "\orth Church street EA.STEPJN TRIP G W Larnb -=ales manager for the E A Staler company is planning to start t h i ^ w e e k on an eastern tour to Boston New York and other points on the A t l a n t i c roa = t ENGLEMAN RETLr^S Superintendent J O En?leman of the Decatur schools is In Chicago toda% in- t e r * i e w i n g r candidate^ for the v a c a n c i e s in local school forces n**xt \ear and e^ nects to lea* e for home d u r i n g t h e n i g h t a r r i \ ! n g here about · o clock Fri dav morning He ha* « p e n t neiil* two weeks in the north in a t t e n d a n c e at t h e National Eaucational «noe** meet me" and e n j o M n g a well earned * a c a t i o n THTjRSDA.1 CLOSIN'G Things were \ e r \ q l i f t In the busi ne= s district T h n r « d i \ a f * c r n o o n a most of the d o w n t o w n stores clo^d at noon The weather was ra her hot ^ stick after the rain this m o r n i i i R and the soda f o u n t a i n * did a good b u ^ i n e ^ s There w ere c o m p a r a t t ^ f l few peorl on the streets HERE ON \IIT John Charles Finnell is home f r o m the -nest for a v i M t at the home of his irother and "inters on N o r t h T V a t e r street -·- DEEDS RECORDED. Mattie Oben«haln to W I H u f f lot I" b ock 1 Urban Place $4000 A J Wood to Joseph Stubbs half of lots I and 4 block 1 LeForgc* 1 . P ^ t t e r f i o n ^ add i t i o n JKO W i l l i a m Ge*k to Henrv Buechler part of the southwest W "ouihwcst '4 ^ IG. 2 east $3 oOO P-arl F Avres la "W C Payne lot S block IS, H A U o o d s BubdiMSlori 42 « D BORN. To Mr and Mrs A V Brow nback 1302 Weit Main e ree f t w i n ? a boy and girl one born 11 00 fl m \Vpdnesdai, and orp 4 00 a m Thursday To Mr and Mrs William E Fitzg^riid Whltmore township Thursday July 16, a ·on. WILL DECIDE ON ' FJLUESTI1 Merchants to Take Action for or Against it. BUSINESS G E T T E R S In Other Years--May Be Tried Here This Fall. To decide ^ h e t h e r or not to h a v p 3. corn «how and f a l l fes \ a l in Decatur th s f a l l m e r c h a n t s of the i-it\ w i l l hold a m e e t i n g in the a* = emb!\ rooin of th° Decat ir club at 7 "0 o clock Frid a y e s e n l n g E v e r y m o i c h a n t in t h e c i t v Is i n v i t e d No on* 1 need T * a i t for =oecia[ ^ord t h o u c h it is the p!-n to have c \ e r \ i n t c i e ' s t e d person s een before tho meet n ^ and a^ked to a t t e n d t \ F R E BL=:i\FSS GETTERS The propoeit on of a f i l l f e s t i v a l of some k i n d his been discussed h men in \ a r ous line-* of hu* ness for the l a « t feu \\eeks off and on 411 ag ee t h a t the md carnn ils w e r e ^re-it business g e t t e r = The hope s to cstabli^ 1 ! ^om* 1 kind, of e \ c n * u n l e r the c o n t r o l of th" b u s i ness men t r n r m a \ he c o n t m i ed f r o m x e a r t o j e a r w i t h c o n t i n u e d a n d g r o w - ing success i' = - m e i n g is tried h e m t h i s fall i n \ i f ts w i l l be t u r n e d o \ e r to the hosp tal SULLIVAN It h ^ d bpen n mor^n i r t u n d the c i t y that the park comm tee had about c l e a n e d ip al! of t h e monr-v w h i c h wan a v a i l a b l e on t h e l i k e ind t h i i show i t h a t t h e r e i« n o t h i n g t o - h i = r j m o r aid t h a t the c o m m i t t e e or p a r k i-ommis- Moners have p l e n t v oE m o n e v to pro ahead a n d f i n i s h h e i m i f v m s t h e p a r k ag t h e y h a v t p j a n n e d t o d o \ m o n g o t h e r tilings t h a t = e x p p i t 1 to be done in the n e a r f u t u r e ic to h i! ri a w a l k from the street b a c k i n t o tM r a r k f r o m t h e ^ a ^ h l n g f o n street ^n- t i a n c e to the nark Part of the s 4 nd. a n d g r a v e l h a s a l r e a d v been h a u l e d i r d Js readv to be used and ·" -3on a" irm w o r k on the lake is f nished teams w i l l be a v a i l a b l e for other work t v h l h is exported to he p ished a l o n g as fi*l as possible The park commission" s p«^t to surprise the people of th n t v before f a l l w i t h t h e i r w o r k In tha r a r k riT\ H A R V E S T S 'WHEA.T CROP The c i t v team w a s busv Wednesday 1 a u ' m g the crop o' oats from t b e pa-!c site to the citv hall where the cit · te ms are k e p t and us d on the f rn w a g o n as w e l l as being: used on tho s'reets in street w o r k The oas wre cut the first of the tveck and as thev could not be sold the c i t off c f a l s ha I fiem hauled to the citv hall to bn used t^ f r e d the c l t v team The c ou w a s not a larpe one but it will last 1 e team for some time HOT.BEHOLD SCIE\CE CLLB The Household f i e r c e club met at the home of M*--- F E Pife-r Tv,edncs- dav a f ' e r n o o n The subject for d8- cupsion for De«se*-t aJid Mrs "\Yaltcr P "\\TiEht read an artKLe on the subject and Mrs Otto I, Todd and Mrs M i l k Moutrav s e r v e d The former p u d d i n g s and tha l a t t e r l o v e knots · nefore t b e m e e t i n c Closed each mem- be- sent a post Lird to Miss Lucle Will i a m s w h o is in a hospital In Chi^a- kro w h e r e 'he has passed through J e ucce*sful o D c r a t l o n RPV \\ B Hoppe- pastor of the First C h r i s t i a n chulrch of tinis c i t v "v i l l e^chince pulpits vvith Dr A "· Foster o' the Fir-.t Christian church ot Tecatur on next Sundav Rev Foster w i l l p r e a i h o n l v i n t h e morning it the church here owing to the u n i o n services at n i e n t His subject Sun- dav m o r n i r ^ w i l l be ^hall We Know Our F l e n l s i n Hca-ven" Rev Hop* per w i n p r e a c h at the First Chiistian. c h u r c h in D e _ a t u r both m o r n i n g anil A 4.TIO 41 Brooklvn o n o o o i n ' 1 ) P i t t s b u r g h 0 0 1 0 H 2 i » Rucke" and M i l l a r O Toolo an i Co'e- man AMBHIC*\. Detroit Boston Dau=s and gan . 0 0 0 0 R u t h a n d Carri- St Lo us N e w Y o r k B a u m g a r d n e r a n d Sweenev C l r v p ' a n d ^ ashmgton Hagerman and O \ 11 V i l i i i m s FEDERiL v Pieh a i l 0 0 ^ h a w a n d FIRST Brooklyn 4 ' 0 0 0 1 0 Pittsburgh n n o o o o i L Houck and Land Dlck«on and Berry. FTR^T G ' A I F St Louis 2 » Chicago t * Davenport and Chapman \Vat»oi* and Wilson Game called end second inning r'x. MOLINE MAY GET DANVILLE TEAM Chicago Julj 16 --The- franchise abandoned by the Danvtil^ club in the Three I league is l i k e l y to be transferred to Moline I I I , it na s ^aid today b President Tea.rne A s y n - dicate headed by Maor Mark Carlson, o e Mo'lne has made a n off*»r whl h lea,rnej considers a good, one for tho franchise -A SPAPLRl

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