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Herald and Review from Decatur, Illinois • Page 3

Herald and Reviewi
Decatur, Illinois
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 30, 1918. DECATUR HERALD DECATUR HERALD DOCTORS RAISE SOCIAL BUREAU SH0RTWE1GHT CASE CONTINUED AGAIN; WILL OF MARTHA "FOR LAST TIME FEES FROM 20 TO 3 OPER CENT School Children Tag Coal Shovels Today jjtJe Reminders to Save Fuel to be Distributed After 2:30 o'clock This Afternoon to Every Home in city by Girls and Boys. Corporation Counsel Carey Objects, But Justice Sets HANDLES 133 CASES TO DATE 118 Visits Made and 41 Tons of Coal Given During Bitter Weather. BUCK CONTESTED IN LOCAL COURT Bequest to Wesleyan University Questioned Suit. Case for Feb, S.

Increases Go Into Effect Feb. 1--Day and Night Calls $4. The case of the city against the Macon County Coal charged with short weight, was continued "for the last time" by Justice Noble Tuesday, after a strenuous objection by tf. Carev. corporation counsel.

Previous to this, the case had been continued MAYOR'S APPROVAL All branches active SUPPLIES COST MORE ESTATE WORTH $250,000 twice. Mr. Carey objected to the continuance on the grounds that the case had been continued often enough and that it was the time to hold the trial. I ot your coal shovel today and be or the school children who will "5 out at 2:30 p. in.

to tag every ..1 In Decatur In observance of Tii day for shovels, au- SSSd by the Federal fuel admlnis- 9.0OO vine thousand tags have been pro-i for Decatur, and school chil- "Ma k. dismissed, at 2:30 ana Substantial increases were agreed "I think "tag your shovel' day will do much good." said Mayor Dan Dinneen Tuesday. "Anything which has a tendency to result in fuel saving should have the approval of all." and to put it off no longer. The coal company told the court that their attorney was busy on a circuit court The legal contest to determine if the will of Martha Buck disposing of an estate estimated to be worth $250,000 is valid, was commenced be One hundred an thirty-three eases, involving 647 individuals liave been attended to by the Social Service bureau since its inauguration Dec, 10.. Such was the report rendered by upon for services of physicians and surgeons in a meeting of the Decatur Medical society Tuesday noon, when a rosolution was adopted authorizing case and that he would be unable to defend them.

Justice Noble called on ss the remainder of the day Miss Mae Flentye, retiring secretary the members of the association to raise their fees after Feb. 1. them to prove that the case on which their attorney was working had come will "--sftftO and 6.000 cnnoren up for trial at such a time that they at the monthly meeting of the board of directors last evening. Await Word from Miss Miller. school has The charge for day calls will be cer- pjrticipa' were not able to acquaint another r.r th town to cover.

$2.50. attorney with their case. The com The board has no word from Miss Where there are no coal shovels in Night will be $4. Uncomplicated obstretical attend Mabel Miller, whom it has invited FAIR PRICE LIST COMPILED TODAY pany satisfied the court and the continuance was granted, the justice to accept the secretaryship, and a ance $2a. fore a jury in the circuit court Tuesday, the contestants declaring that Martha Buck at the time otthe making of the will was riot mentally equal of disposing of her property and that she had been the victim of undue influence designed to induce her to make her will against which protest now is made.

$200,000 to Wesleyan. Wesleyan university trustees, for that institution, are the chief beneficiaries, approximately J200.00 being the value of the legacy to that institution. The title of the suit is "Frank committee of which Miss Eugenia setting the case for Tuesday, Feb. 5, at 1 o'clock. Other Conrt" Xew.

Office calls will be in proportion. The resolution adopted, by the as Allen is chairman, was" named to have Power to secure a secretary, if Miss Miller should decline. It is DAY sociation explains the reason for th Elmer cavanaugh, 219 West Cerro Gordo, and Art Catron. 240 North Park street, were arrested Tuesday house, tne lass buckets. On the front side of tag appears an illustration of a shovel.

On the shovel "tol. hat hlful of day for Uncle Sam. pallowloe Intructton. On the reverse side of each tag are JltM the following suggestions Sit make for healthful living condl- 'T'cover the furnace and pipes with as- hoped however, that an acceptance Local Food Committee to will be received today. on a charge of gambling and pleaded Reports received from all co-or iruiltv.

Justice Noble fined them LECTURERS COMING dinated charities, the Wrelfare home, $22.30 each. MAKE IMPORTANT Give Quotations on Groceries. the Day nursery and the Free Clinic showed much useful work performed. A preliminary hearing in the case of E. D.

Faine against William Skid- TO TELL FOOD FACTS more will be held in the court of HammetVand others vs. Charles B. Hammet and others; bill to contest will." Rev. Hirman Buck in his day one mnotlir wirlolv knOWl! ITIPm- 41 Tons of Coal Given. Coming into being at the beginning increases and is as ioiiows: Supplies Sost More.

Whereas the cost of all drugs and physicians' and surgeons' supplies has very greatly advanced along with the material increase Jn the general cost of living. Be it resolved by the Decatur Medical society that fees for medical and surgical services be increased from 20 to 30 cr cent. Charge for day calls beir.g $2.30: night calls, $4.00 and uncomplicated obstretical attendance $23. This resolution is to lake ef Justice H. C.

Noble on Feb. 7. Skid- omc jour windows, or stuff cracks with joar rooms at degrees (best n't lor Health). TRAIN GHANGES more is charged with obtaining $1 of the bitterest winter fiat Illinois Two speakers, sent by the United States food administration will appear in the High school auditorium. through false pretenses.

8arndis of the Central Illinois Methodist Saturday evening under the auspices i Hot only tne room, w. cers has known in years the bureau has had a multitude of demands made upon it. Every case has been investigated. The following summary conrerence, was one oi mis iuuhucio rJr. following out instructions of the state V.

a Miff In II Till i i i of the local food administration committee. John D. Barry and Roscoe Mitchell both have been over-seas as 4. Tew yur iiwu uuiuinisirdi.ur( win mane tne rAai there Is MmntnlRS i f.i. of Wesleyan university He gave that institution 1,000 acres of Douglas county land, and later when the institution was in need of ready cash.

Government representatives studying shows some of its activities: ronr with your beater, tee a furnace tllr. It is probable that the fair price on sugar will be set at nine cents MANY ENROLL IN Reports made 9. conditions, and, come prepared to tell what our allies need and what America must do in the of food Wabash to Run Decatur St. Louis Local Again-No. 2 Arrives At 9.

wove for practical directions for running Although the local food committee the land was sold, rather against the wishes of Martha Buck (her husband -momlcally. has not yet received the notification. NIGHT GLASSES having departed this life) and to hold gave gas -i no iuiicu oi'Hro vuu -lluu is pcjublt this will are coal for the has sent out some letters to retail fect Feb. 1. Calls Have Been The day calls hitherto been $-and nisht calls 53.

Charges for obstetrical attendance have been from $13 to $23. Calls at the office will be Mr. Mitchell is a Buffalo lawyer. He recently returned from a visit to Pershing's camp and the French the property intact she bought the uisinuuiuis il sugar in oiner dues, "-u 1 1 i. v.

i. iii v. i .1 land. IjiMractlnna. of front.

Mr. Barry is a journalist and author who spent a year on the battle fronts. to mate a cnarge lor the delivery Gives Toward Endowment Fund. sugar. The charge, however, must The talks will be Illustrated with i uiui eiiwa ine i-em.

SUCCeSS 0T CTTOrt upon the amount of advise be kept from the cost of the sugar Deliver? Cowt Separate It is obvious that retailers hardly can make a separate sale of sugar motion pictures and lantern slides of European war scenes, instructive Referred to doctor 3. Referred to tuberculosis nurse o-Referred to school nurse--3. Shoes bought 30 pairs. Coal given 41 tons. Employment supplied 13 times.

Letters written 33. Garments supplied Rent paid 2 instanced: Home found 1. Hospital care 1. Cash expended Bill contracted $302.30. Working days 41.

Average money expended per day $11.37. Average money expended-per $3.51. After that she made an offer to the trustees of the university that if the managers of the university would raise money to discharge all financial obligations and have for an endowment lund, she and educational. In less than a month, Wabash officials in St. Louis learned that annulling local train, No.

13, from Decatur to St. Louis was a wrong move, for they have authorized local official to make a new time card effective Sunday morning which will in at nine cents without making a loss. In instructions sent out Tuesday to the teachers of all the schools by SupL J. O. Ensleman.

were the following: instruct the children to knock at the back or side doors of people homes, and politely ask permission to he shown to the basement to tag the bouseholder-s shovel in accordance with the Government's request. In-tist upon promptness and courtesy in ami medicine given tne pmieni. The doctors decided to give their I services to children in the oay ntsr-jsery whenever needed, anl also d.s-cjssed tiie tuberculosis problem. and More Students Are Expected Friday. ARRANGE FOR would give $200,000 to the endow men.

Prior to her death the an nouncement was made by the trus The second semester of the night EASTMAN PUPILS AT clude the operation of this popular local train. The train was taken off here a separate sale is made or sugar there is no objection to making an additional charge that would cover the cost of delivery, where delivery is made. Dealers are not expected to deliver goods at a loss, but the maximum prices quoted must be respected, and where this would show a loss to a dealer, any necessary additional charge for service can be made, and should be made as such. tees that the endowment had been secured and all debts paid, in cele SLllUOl LUIIUUklCU I ANNUAL DINNER school started off Tuesday night HAWKIN'S FUNERAL going in. dupau-n in uois JIK1 equal courtesy and dispatch on tiking leave of the house.

Children nl DI! VCU with a large enrollment, the book keeping class being the biggest at bration of which there was a jubiiee attended by -Mrs. Buck. In her will after bequeathing $1,000 to the Decatur and Macon county hospital and making a few minor bequests, the balance of her estate was given Children Attend Service of l.n:l I nn. ducted in Family Home by Itrv. T.

II. Mnrnh. traction, 25 signuig up for tne course. The will be conducted upon the same plan as in the first se A. of C.

Meeting Next Wed might weii umui. briefly in these words: am a mei-lengetof the fuel administration, and want permission to tag your coal shovel, as requested by the fnel ad- wlnistralor. WHITFIELD NOT mester. $1 being paid as an enroll Average money expended per person S5c. Paid i Unpaid Total Food $67.50 19.00 S6.70 Shoes 6.S0 46.60 53.40 Coal 13.50 115.20 130.70 1,187.85 Expended for all Purposes.

There has been expended for all purposes according to the report of Treasurer W. Elmer White, divided as follows: ment fee. the money to be returned to Wesleyan university. That is the history of the case, omitting all ol the minor detail. If the student attends most of the nesday to Be Addressed By Harry Wheeler.

sessions. THEIR FAVORITE! One of the biggest things to No Witnesses Tuesday. Tuesday, the jury to hear the tes Dec. 31, and soon there were loua protests from residents south of here and insistent requests that the trai be put on again. This was done as soon as convenient.

Leaves at 2:45 p. ni. The train will be operated from Chicago as formerly, arriving in Decatur at 2:20 o'clock, but remaining here until 2.45 o'clock, giving the shoppers more time in Decatur, and also providing ample time for making mail and express transfers. The train will make a -four hour run to St. Louis.

It formerly made the run in a little more than three hours. No. 2 Changes. Another important change in the new time card of interest to passengers- in Central Illinois, is the operation of a fast passenger train. No.

2, a half hour earlier through Decatur. At present this train, the Detroit-Buffalo limited, arrives at 9:3 timony was chosen and the opening attempted in the school this semester and which is expected to attract many new students in fie course statements made, but there was no General charities including of fice fixtures and Welfare homo expenses Reservations are being made now among the members of the rf rnmmprfu for thp! annual din- is military French. Six tsudents en Jefferson County Demo witness called. John R. i'ltzgerald made the opening statement in behalf of the university and C.

C. Le- 610.81 270.09 164.68 142.57 rolled. The course is an excellent win. ha mnitiiricfl Day nursery The children of the fourth frail cf the Gastman school attended the funeral services for Paul M. Hawkins, which were conducted Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clo in the home, "G-1 West Wood street, by Rev.

T. Harley Marsh, pastor of the First Baptist church. The iiouse was filled anl there were many beautiful flowers, ii charge of the following members of his class: Nathan Haines. Olis Samuel Stabler. Arnold Ul berg, Millard Gatchcl and Junior Rothfuss.

Music was furnished by W. Curtis Busher. who sang "Jewels." "Asleep in and 'Abide With Me." Bearers were John McDermott. S. Scofield, John Mountz, T.

H. Gatch-ell. William J. Rothfuss and Elver Bolay. Burial wis in Fairlawn cemetery.

one for men who expect lo go into the army. Wednesday, Feb. 6, in the gymnasiuit Army -It is probable that the people will cf.iirtcous'y give children access to thtir coal shovel, but if they rcf use children should report that matter to roa. with name and location." 1 Hopeful In speaking of what influence the -ug your shovel' day idea has had on her son, one woman said: -Mr son came home from school the other day and I told him to go to the basement and fix the furnace fire. Hs went down, but came back and aid there was plenty of coal in the lrnace ami he did not put any more that he had saved a shovel of rial.

But this shows that the publicity given "tag your shovel' day will have its effect." In Country Scboolo. At the meeting of Macon county school teachers last Saturday, several of the Y. M. A. when Harry The balance to the credit of the bureau is $8,098.47.

Receipts from all crats Say He is Nonresident of District. A small vocabulary book, publish forgee made the statement for the contestants and said they would show not only that undue influence had been used, but that Martha Buck was not of eound mind and memory ed by the University of Chicago, con hsources to date are $9,286.32. taining a list of the simpler terms oi Want Operations in Hospital. The Free Clinic committee report the language with which the soldier when she made the will. will likely come in contact are tuiiv ed that it had taken up with the Ma For the proponents, Atty.

Fitz- o'clock in the evening and under the set forth in a way that enables the cerald said that the disposition of con county hospital a plan to have tonsil operations conducted in that student to grasp them quickly. The Wheeler, state food administrator will be present to'make the principal address. The seating capacity of the "gyt" is limited to 330, so it is advisable that members desiring to hear the message of Mr. Wheeler send in their reservations at the earliest possible moment. Plates will cost 75 cents, and a good meal is promised.

Wheeler Address Feature. The address of Mr. Wheeler will new schedule it will arrive at o'clock, leaving St. Louis at 6 o'clock, it will arrive in Detroit the same institution instead of in the Hign book 'is being extensively! used in many schools and is expected to at tim as formerly, because It is tne school. It is felt that this is the safer course.

The clinic is now well pre tract many students to the mgni school. pared for minor operations and treat policy of the road at this time of the year to lenghlen the schedules. Train No. 52 from Hannibal, connecting with ments. Total Enrollments, The following is the enrollment of thousand tazs were distributed by Mrs.

M. M. Eyman. county superintendent of schools, and children in the Treatments in January were loa on (Special to The Herald.) MT. VERNON, Ill.r Jan.

29 With prominent Democratic attorneys who have sat on the circuit and supreme bench declaring that they even favored the appointment of a Republican as Federal judge in the eastern district of Illinois rather than the appointment should go outside the district, the Jefferson County Bar association this morning went on record as indignantly protesting against an outside appointment being made. A strong resolution was passed by the association insisting upon the appointment of a lawyer within the district which is composed of the coun No. 2. at Decatur must necessarily be a feature of the meeting as he is the various classes on Tuesday night 64 natients: there were 5S dental BROW SERVICES. Funeral services for Charles Browit will be conducted in St.

Isadore's Catholic church in Lake City at this morning. The body will be brought to Decatur for burial in Calvary cemetery. lurat districts also will distribute leave Hannibal sooner, arriving in a talented speaker who has an inti the estate was merely according to the well known plan of Rev. Mr. Buck and that it had ever been the intent of Mrs.

Buck to do which her husband and she had jointly considered to be the thing drsired. Messrs. Leforgee, Black Samuels and Redmon, Hogan Reumon. appear for the contestants and Whitley Fitzgerald and Barry Morrisey of Bloomlngton appear for the proponents. If the will should as a result of the litigation be held invalid, the estate would be divided imong the nephews and nieces of Mrs.

Buck. treatments and 97 for eye troubles. which is expected to increase in the next two weeks: tasts today. Decatur at 8:40 in the evening. Prof W.

V. Smith received an There were 6 adenoid operations, 4 mate knowledge of present conditions, not only the food administration, but in the- business conditions Hope' for No. 1. Train No. 1 scheduled to leave here for adenoids and tonsils, and 7 pairs extra supply of 6,000 tags from Chicago Tuesday, since he had given part Bookkeeping 23.

Dressmaking 12. Writing and spelling 10. of glasses fitted. November and De at S.25 clock in tne aiiemuon mi of the country in general. He former of the city supply for the country cember bills remaining unpaid Tiiiis from Detroit will leave al ly was president of the Cnamber of amount to $74.63.

ter 6. the definite time not yet being IWiY TALK St. John's Day Nursery reported determined. It will arrive in ci. nnis at 9:15 ill the evening.

Its Commerce of the United btates. Another feature of the meeting will be the vote on the referendum districts. Placards which urge conservation of fuel also were sent with the tags nd will be distributed by the children today. for December an aggregate attend ties of five congressional districts. Senator Lwis favors Judge W.

K. schedule will be lengthened out in the ance of 291. 27 different children. The average daily attendance of children Yhitfield of Decatur who lives out side the district. being taken by all of the chambers of commerce in the country on the "proposal to discriminate against Ger ALLMAN WILL IS was 14.

The nursery was open davs. Seven different children came man trade after the war, if necessary Mechanical drawing 8. English 10. French 6. I Cooking 10.

Citizenship 4. May Drop Citizenship Class. There was an enrollment of fouf in the citizenship class on Tuesday night and there is a possibility that the class may be dropped. Germans are not being allowed to take out citizenship papers at the present time and the small number1 -who 'have a desire to take the course may result in its being dropped for the present time. Adams Celebrate free, though from parents who pay a nominal sum for the care of their If you Want ths New Victory Bread.

Ask your grocer for Nw England Dairy or Health Bread. Bob Sattley Says He is glad to announce the purchase an extra good scale His folks lo run all over town now and may fjet their correct weights at hfeadquarteji DECLARED VALID The will of Edward J. Allman was for the maintenance of permanent peace-" This vote will be taken some Whitfield Case 'is Not Without Precedent babies there was received $13.50. Wedding Anniversary time during the meeting. The annual East, but it will make fast time on the Decatur division.

The officials hope that by giving the train more time on the -eastern divisions the schedule will be adhered to more closely than at the rresent time. Freight trains will not be affected in the new timecard. they being operated as usual, -subject to the orders of the director-general of railroads Few merchandise trains have been run In the last month, coal being given preference. Expenses for the monthmcluding report of the directors of the associa matron, clanincn. milk ana oiner tion will also be read.

Mr. and Mrs. H. K. Adams.

2j2 fond was $134.68. declared by a jury in the circuit court Tuesday to be valid, and as the will directs, his estate will go to' his niece Margaret Allman. A contest had been instituted but abandoned and to make the record straight a jury was Fast rnnHU Ninteen persons were In the wel fare borne in December and January. WALTER EMERY DIES F.lnven eirls were cared lor while their mothers were in the hospital. called to hear testimony in behalf AT CAMP CODY, N.M.

1. uimn oilci'l, lit lvujr v-1-11- brate their Sd wedding anniversary. Mr. Adams is 76 years of age and lis wife is 74. Both are in good lealth and have made their home in Delator for the last 16 years, having come to Decatur from Cerro Gordo, 'here Mr.

Adams was engaged in farming. Two dependents and 16 transients received attention. Three girls were of the proponents, following which the jurors declared that Edward J. Mrs. Sarah Hawkins The appointment of Judge W.

Whitfield would not. under former rulings of the Department of Justice whence the appointment comes, be the appointment of a non-resident nor would it be without, precedent. The eighth judicial circuit of Illinois in which Judge Whitfield presides, extends into the Eastern Illinois Federal district and for that reason he is counted as one of the candidates within the Federal district. The Department of Justice has made such ruling in an Iowa case and again in a New York case. What reasons they have for theif We extend our heart-felt thanks to the neighbors and frienfe Iwho so kindly assisted us during the sickness and death of Mother.

Also to the I. C. R. R. employes.

Masons and others for the beautiful flowers. S. A. SMOCK. A.


NEWELL. Allman was of sound mind when the Former Resident of Austin Township 81 NEW MEMBERS Dies; Born in England will was made. Enlisted In Ambulance Corps sent by the police department. Girls left atranded and cared for, girls sent back to parents, girls for whom work was found, and girls-for whom homes were secured, one each. I.a.t July.

SECURED TUESDAY The COUDle were married In Cham Mrs. Sarah Hawkins, aged 90 years, FEWER AFFIDAVITS died in the home of her daughter. Walter Emory, aged 32 years, ot bers county. Ohio. At the beginning the Civil war.

Mr. Adams enlist- with 40th Ohio Volunteers. A Co Whitline. until three years ago A total of 81 new members secured FROM NEEDY ONES Dressmaking and ladies tailoring, highest quality. Fairview 26S.

a resident ot Austin township, died at Camp Chase and continued in the belief, members of the Decatur bar John Sites Lived in Tuesday brought the Railroad Y. M. C. A. campaign up to 633 and with every indication pointing to a successful termination of tiie drive on service until the termination of the ar.

He was in famou battles, Coal Ordcrw Slower Chnrge of Hoarding In nr CaM Develops to be Vnfonnded. SCHOOL BOYS $1.50 to $3.00 Per Wk. What Will You Do This Summer? do not explain, but almost without exception they are positive that Judge Whitfield will be named for the place. Liini iioino I nirKamucud. Resaca, and the siege of Atlanta.

Ga. He caw service also with Generals Thursday. The yard men's team, under William Lahmers, was the individual leader of Tuesday's work, securing 43 of the 81 new members Mrs. E. T.

Strongman. 924 North Water street, at 7 o'clock Tuesday morning following a long illness with cardiac asthma. She had been in a serious condition only for two days, but she had suffered with the disease for many years. Mrs. Hawkins was born in Lan-canshire.

England, in 1S27. and came to the United States 48 years ago. For the last 30 years she has made her home in Decatur. Her husband. William Hawkins died In Decatur 23 years ago.

She leaves one daughter, Mrs. E. T. Strongman and one adopt The Herald hastwo or three routes at Camp Cody, ft. Monaay nisui at 6:50.

following an operation for an abscess. The announcement came to his uncle, C. D. Nowling, of Maroa, Tuesday. Mr.

Emery was well known in Maroa and was a prominent farmer. He was born an reared near Maroa and was highly respected. He enlisted in the ambulance section in Sioux City, last July and had been in training at Camp Cody. It is the third death "erman, Reseorans, and Thomas. Cerro Gordo Many Years John W.

Sites, aged 80 years, for trfany years a resident of Cerro Gordo, died in St. Mary's hospital at 12:15 Tuesday following a long illness with paralysis and softening of the brain. He had been in the hospital for 15 weeks. He leaves one daughter. Mrs.

Car open for rood boys. Call Main 61 and ask for Mr. Cross. enrolled during the day. This is con Not so many distress affidavits for coal were signed Tuesday as on Monday.

There was other excitement, however, when the phone of the fuel administrator began to ring Tuesday morning and within half an hour BRIEF CITY NEWS DANDY CATFISH sidered an unusual mark and puts the yard men's team in the lead with a total of 81 members during the campaign. The team headed by Division It EDM EN SOCIAL. Sangamon Tribe No. 145, Improved Fresh Caught. Telephone Your Order.

We Deliver. Order of Redmen. will give a social ed son. Benjamin Hawkins. The body this evening tn the Redmen hall, cor was taken to the Mcran undertaking BARR'S FISH MARKET.

ner North Main and illiam streets. establishment and prepared for burial. The funeral services will be con Good music will be a part of the en WE STILL- HAVE A NICE AS ducted at 2 o'clock this afternoon la Freight Agent George B. I.ayhcr of the Wabash, is in second place with a total of 76 and the contest between the two is expected to prove the most interesting feature of the closing days of the campaign. The roundhouse team secured a total of 17 new signatures on Tuesday, putting the team in second place in the day's standing.

tertainment. Refreshments win be served. All are Invited. rie Carver, of Decatur, and three sons. Owen, or Cerro Gordo; A.

M. of Bryan. and W. E. of Cerro Gordo.

The body will be removed frofn the Moran chapel to the Home of his daughter, Mrs. Carver. 318 West Cerro Gordo street at 3 o'clock, this afternoon. The funeral will be conducted at 10 o'clock Thursday morning. Bur ial will be in North Fork cemetery.

SORTMENT OF WALL PAPER AT $1.44 A ROOM. the Moran chapel. Burial will be ia seven calls, five by phone and two in person, had been made upon the administrator, lie was told that a well-known resident was 10 tons of coal put Into his basement, and that he was leaving soon for a warmer climate. The administrator stopped delivery and began investigation. He found that the man had simply ordered 13 tons of coal or the coal company, to be delivered at its convenience while he was away.

He-had no intention of hoarding conl. dealer, who said he was less than two days behind with his orders, was having the coal in the family since June, me miuci and daughter dying in 1917. A brother. Charles W. Emery or Maroa was with him at the time of his death.

He leaves two other brothers, Louis L. Emery and Lawrence, of Austin township. The body will be taken to Whit-lins. where Mr. Emery had been farming for the last three years.

The funeral services will be held there on Thursday. Iuis Emery and Lawrence E. Emery, brothers and C. V. ard S.

R-' Nowlin. uncles will leave for Whitllng today to attend the DISEASES. Cases of communicable diseases re Greenwood cemetery. MRS. LEVI KEMPER.

Mrs. Ivi Kemper, aged 83 years, ported to the health department Tuesday: Measles In the family of II. J. A. Songer.

10 OFF ON ALL PAINTS. Will pay 22Jc cash price for chickens next week. White Rose, Flour, S3; and Library. J3. C.

Cunningham, Macon, 111. died in her home, 1343 North Clinton Feabody. 322 fcuth I nion street, anil street, Tuesday at noon, following a short illness. Mrs. Kemper passed in the family or j.

vi uson. r.i MRS. KI.I.EX THOMPSON. Mrs. Ellen Ilnson Thompson died in the family residence.

220 West De tho greater part of her life In this state, making her home near Oreana Eldorado. Scarlet fever In the family of W. W. Hogle. 432 West Eldorado street.

Police Thrift Club Drawing This Evening taken off a carhurriedly to save pay for many years. She was a member ing demurrage on the car. and so He started to fill the big order. Special Notice. Bring your fur to uie.

I psy the highest price for furs anI hides. of, the Christian church and took an catur street, at 10 ciock luesuaj morning following a stroke of paralysis. Mrs. Thompson was 58 years old and was an active member of St Peters A. M.

E. church. She was born in Sharon. Tenn, Interest In church work- The thrift club formed by the po- DEKDS RECORDED. She was J)orn In Delaware, April Simon Burstein, 641 Wabash Ave.

A WORD TO THRIFT STAMP COLLECTORS 23. 1837 but moved to Illinois with her MIMSTEHS TO MEET. The Decatur Ministerial association will meet in special session at this morning to consider the ques tion of a continuance of the union Sunday night services. The session will be held in the Y. M.

C. A. Hillary H. Heckler to slacon Cemetery I lice department has been completed asaoclmlon. lot 4 In the soul hwest quarter ani tne first drawing wj)l take place of the quarter ot 15.

I ea.t. today Two new members have been I in I860. She leaves three daughters. "Doc" Bryan's Cafe. your noon day lunch your noon parents w-hile a young girl.

She leaves her husband, one sister, Mrs at Lat Frank F. William to Miles u. worm- Catherine Clements, of Farden City. Bryan's Cafe, 138 E. Prairie.

land, lota 3 and 37 Elm Ridge addition to Mrs. Alice Mooro. ot St. Joseph, Mrs. Lunecie Hollis, and Mrs.

Bulah Funches, both of Decatur. Definite funeral arrangements have not yel been made. added, they being Patrolman Alva Scroggins and Rudolph Potrafka, su- perintendent of the streets. This I brings the membership to 34 mem-1 Decatur. SOO.

-and a half sister, Mrs. Edith Drolls, of St- Louis. She also leaves three brothers." Caleb J. Paradee, of BIRTHS. bers.

Enough has been collected to 1 When in need of blanks, books, inks, or anything In office supplies phone us your wants. Phone 605. City Book Store. 124 Merchant SL Villa Grove. Joseph of Vandalla and Born to Mr.

and Hr. A. O. KuckuckflU three books with tn stamps and of Shawano. la.

Jan. u.uamer. will .1. j- Isaac ot Vera. Funeral service will be conducted Thursday afternoon at in the residence.

Burial will be in Union cemetery. Boys and girls, listen! Are you buying thrift stamps? We thought so. Did you that there was a rag famine in Decatur, and that good, clean raga. suitable for wiping machinery, are worth four cents a pound? The H. Mueller Mfg.

Co. has been advertising for rags, as well ns The Herald. Here's a possible chance to swell your thrift account. Rags for machinery cleaning purposes have to be of good size. Old handkerchiefs or torn stockings won't do.

I.ucy. Mrs. Kurkuck formerly was Mts; Heln McGreaham. principal ot the Durfee: inSthe numbers 1, 2. and 3 today.

school Chief of Police E. F. Wills accom- Ipanied his son. Sergt. Phil Wills, as TODAYS SIEETINtiS.

i. far as St. Louis. Tuesday on his re- Decatur Aerie. No.

507. Fraternal order, turn triD to ramn Lniran Srirt- Wills 1.ISI.E Ill'XT COMES. Lisle Hunt, junior engineer in the service of the state highway commissioners is in Decatur to visit his mother for a few days. His headquarters are in St. Clair county.

RED CROSS PART Mrs. Harry Newby entertained 17 women at a Red Cross party in her home. 403 East Marrietta street. The afternoon was passed In knitting and snipping for the Red Cross. Refreshments were served.

MAIENTHAL BROS, TAILORS. The only way to travel safe and conveniently is by a Rogers Taxi Cab. Main 406. MARRIAGE LICENSES. Roy Edward, Decatur.

Helen Agnes Jennings, 23, Decatur. Albert Henry Washek, legal age, Lottie Marie Logue, legal age. Wm. L. Price, lesal age, Peoria.

Lucille Fern Smith, legal age. Peoria. Arthur C. Diller. legal ge.

Decatur. Bertha A. Gordon, legal age, Decatur. of Kaalca. EaBl" hall.

ha bee home on fnr i P'fce folks are alius referrln' maid when they only hire a week iv Tn" original Hooverite is Welcome lodge. No. 53. Switchman's days and returns to his duties in the PLEAD GVILTY. Elmer Cavanaugh and Arthur Catlin plead guilty Tuesday to an indictment charging gaming and Judge Whitfield fined each and costs.

quartermaster's corps, after a pleas- union ot NortX America. Masonic temple. Onato council. Degree of Poccahontas. Red Men's wigwam.

Main and William erects at o'clock. ant visit with Decatur relatives and Glad-U-Kum Photograph Gallery and Enlarging Studio, 111 N. Water St milord the' only hotel in friends..

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