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Centralia Weekly Chronicle (Newspaper) - May 17, 1911, Centralia, Washington Chronicle Vol L WASHINGTON WEDNESDAY MAY No 27 VARIOUS MATTERS OF MINOR IN- TEREST OCCUPY ATTENTION OP CITY PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS RECEIVE TION ORDINANCES ARE PASSED May 16 The city council a meeting In Chehalis last night and considerable busines was transacted by the bers Mayor Gingrich occupied the chair and Councilman was the only absentee After the utes of the previous meeting had been read the mayor appointed Thomas Blake to fill the vacancy on the night police force caused by the NEW PAPER IN OLD AGE resignation of Jerry week Bowers last Permission was granted to M B Moore to lay a concrete side walk in front of his property on Main Street The Warren Construction Co ing completed their contract for the Folsom Creet improvement the work was accepted by the council SPUR TRACK ON RAILROAD AVE Several business houses with warehouses on Railroad street petitioned the council to lay a spur track on Railroad avenue The have been trying to get mission from the Northern Pacific for 2 years to lay this spur but only received consent last week The matter was referred to the Judiciary The business men put up a bond of as an evidence of good faith PAVING The street paving tion came up to the attention of the council again Inst night and a re- port was made by the committee pointed last week to look Into the ad- of making the ment The reported that it would be useless to think of paving the street but advised that the stumps be blown out nnd an 8 foot gravel laid The few beyond tho end of the street have signified their to meet the Improvement half wny nt their own expense Six teams were employed last week to carry out Mayor Gingrich's orders but numerous citizens foiled to get their refuse col- In time to be hauled away The council decided that these sons must Immediately clean up their premises at their own expense or stand prosecution The ditch on the property of the Pacific Tank and Silo Co which has been allowed to stand open by the city and which has caused a month delny in the erection of the new plant of the concern was dered closed by the council last night The Commercial club which has been Instrumental In getting the company to locate In has been doing Its best to help the local representative of the corporation set May 16 THOMAS HARLAN VETERAN TOR AND PICTURESQUE URE WHO HELD OFFICE UN- MAKES LONG TEAM TRIP TO PRESIDENTS CENTRALIA May 16 Thomas Harlan who Is the oldest country editor In the Northwest has just concluded a iness visit to Centralia where he was engaged in making preparations to start a new paper in Lyle Klickitat county Although Mr Harlan is getting along toward eighty years of age he is entering into his project with great vigor and enthusiasm and says he means to become ified with the of his new paper and the development of his new home town The veteran editor has had a ied career He has been attorney politician land registerer publisher farmer and justice of the peace in his time and has held various offices under three presidents Under ident Grant he served two terms In the U S Land Office and was later appointed special agent in the land office under President Cleveland who removed him during one of the upheavals of the day dent Harrison restored Mr Harlan to office as one of his first acts While In that office Harlan was in- strumental In bringing out the ex- of the Herman and Mitchell land frauds On one occasion he was under bond and his honesty by making good a deficit of nearly incurred by tho absconding of deputy although tie was under legal obligation to do so Mr Harlan's newspaper activities the founding of the ord Mail 22 years ago the of the White Salmon prise the Vancouver Wash Herald and his more recent publication the Oakville Cruiser He made his visit to by United Press Leased Wire EL PASO May In ico today hinges on the attitude of Provisional President Madero cording to Judge Carbajol Diaz peace representative The only thing that will block In the past four years Including the peace said Judge Lewis county has will be some Impossible the state treasury or arbitrary stand by Madero for the construction of thing definite is expected within the next thirty hours We have passed the preliminaries and are now ing with a proposition which is up to Madero to i yes or no United Press Leased Wire NEW YORK May denunciation of labor unions in eral and a flat declaration that he believed the destruction of the Los Angeles Times building was the re- sult of a general plot of labor ers was made here today at the con- vention of the National ers association by President Kirby of the association He The American tion of Labor engaged in open fare on Christ and his principles This irresponsible federation has been permitted to grow up uncurbed by law and unwhipped of justice though its purpose was to draw to a common level all men and women earn making the journey four his site In shape so that a spur could bo constructed to accommodate the eras of building material which the company have ordered PASSED Criminal Prosecutions Follow Lewis county paid in 87 in 1908 84 was paid in in 1909 paid in and in 1910 During this period the various counties of Washington have paid In 37 for the construction of state and state aid roads In 1907 when the levy was but one quarter of a mill the amount was 1908 when the levy had been creased to half a mill the paid in by the counties in In- amount totaled and in 1909 the amount was although the levy was still one half mill the increase being due to increased valuation of property In 1910 when the levy was one mill the total was 938.32 or practically as much as was raised in the preceding three amount was county which Kink county years smallest paid in by San Juan paid while paid in the largest amount or 365.31 which Is more than one fourth of the total sum United Press Leased Wire take the matter under consideration WASHINGTON May soon Possible obstacles to the government officials today stated prosecution may be confronted by that criminal prosecutions of the Standard Oil officials may follow the decision down by the the government as it is expected the officials will claim immunity on count of the statute of limitations Court of the United States To offset this the government will finding the Standard Oil company take the position that the guilty of being a trust and ordering j tlon continued the offenses up to the ItS dissolution timP trt its dissolution Attorney General Wickersham will time the trust was ordered to dis- solve An echo of the tragedy of several months ago when liam 11 Smith was killed on the railroad track north of town was The ordinances for Local yesterday when a damage suit ment Districts Xos 112 114 100 was Presented against him by nnd all passed second sel Presenting his widow and Ing and L I Xo 113 passed Damages for rending by the council ere claimed on grounds of cost of the part of railroad for is No 131 calls for the th of le veteran officer j laying of a road on Smith was proceeding to his to the park antl the the of morning last j cost of Improvement i he was caught and is will be greatly re- Instantly on the track by a duoert owing tn the that one and engine Opinion on the cause May 16 The contract for the new road be- tween Centralia and Lincoln Creek has just been let by the County Com- missioners The lowest bidder of a number of applicants was Jesse Mills of Olympia the price being 000 The road will be about two miles in length and work will be completed this The ing of this road will by the farmers and other residents of the vicinity affected by the ment The road will be graded and planked and otherwise fixed into serviceable shape MRS MELISSA LOWE ARILY UNBALANCED ENDS MFE IN PRESENCE OF BERS OF WAS HAPPY AND AILMENT CAME LEAVES BABE May 16 One of the saddest tragedies in the history of Centralia occurred this morning at o'clock in the home of Mr and Mrs G C Lowe near der and Oak streets when Mrs Lowe a young woman only five years old and the mother of a little baby nine months old took her own life while temporarily mentally deranged That her act was the re- sult of a mental there is no doubt Her home was a happy one and up to two weeks ago she seemed well and contented but in the last two weeks her actions were peculiar and signs of an mental condition increased dally In her home at the time of the tragedy were her husband G C Lowe who is employed by a contractor and Mrs la Lowe mother of the husband Shortly after 2 o'clock this ing Mr Lowe was awakened and dis- covered his wife standing near the looking at him Her face and the upper pan of her nightdress were covered with blood He discovered that she had taken a small pair of manicure scissors and had pierced herself in several places over the ples probably with the Intention of rupturing one of the large vessels of the head She had also nade an incision in the side of her throat Although she had lost much blood the wounds were not Mr Lowe took the scissors away from her cutting his hand In doing so He asked her what was the matter and she told him she had attempted to take her life He got up and she washed away and he asked her to change her nightdress which she said she would do Mr Lowe's mother in the time had been aroused She wag standing just inside her bedroom Mr Lowe was in the dining room His wife had gone Into her bedroom to change her nightdress Mr Lowo says his mother tells him he had fainted evidently from the one half blocks have been cut death divided but It anil placed In another district remained as a concensus of NATIONAL i 10 was discussion was gone lor Into over the method of remedying iceman the land sites on National avenue and also time it would take to improve the busy lmo of year for the Milk j Condenser Manager said I that his company would he greatly j If the work took over two j as it will force his teams make a circuitous route of a mile nnd a half The will very likely be moved one half of the iming done at a time 0 Speaker of the Warren Construction i Company that be build j foot piles that would be to hold no hill A I spring under the mont Is the cause for the slipping a the earth the death of the Tinted Tress WASHINGTON I Leased Wire Justice was right in his i that the Supremo Court May versed itself by inserting the word House today unanimously passed the unreasonable hi its interpretation of Stanley resolution ordering a the statute By reading the word sweeping investigation of the Steel j into law said I court did just what the trusts the debate norland of i have been trying themselves to do for was convinced that fifteen years OK J United Press May of 1 M Unwell s In the of Ma lint the lie expects to mak eat Leased Wire 1 The receipts of state y 10 in were f says that much better in May I fi II us ho Is using overy force the collection of to ribbons in places auto license money During the family physician says th month of April I Din the receipts of marked for life the wore nnd the month of Api they were I 1.70 of nn of j One way to get voids seems to nearly not to deserve them ment and the sight of the blood and that he had swooned upon the floor of the dining room Mr Lowe says he remembers nothing of having although he has a bump over one eye which his mother says he received when he fell striking the table It was while Mr Lowe was in the dining room and his mother just in- side her own room which opens In- to the dining room a revolver shot United Press Leased Wire was heard in the bedroom in which ATLANTIC Ga May was the younger Mrs Lowe Mr with a letter which she found a i Lowe's mother says the shot brought weeks ago and with which Lowe back to consciousness and to establish title to an estate that he sprang up and ran into the worth Mrs J C White accompanied by his mother if this city has gone to England they discovered that his wife oy claim to the Richard had taken her by shooting Hazzard founder of Beaufort Hall n came to South Carolina in Mr Lowe Bars he noticed her ind died soon after the estate to be extremely peculiar in the been willed him Mrs White is the evening She in her laughter of William Horton Hazzard talking r who was prevented by profiting and of many She seemed to rom his inheritance by legal dazed and was slow in answering The letter found by j questions She also strange Mrs White among some old papers i about the arrangement of articles In it is alleged clear up the the room changing them from one matter place to another and apparently be- ins greatly unsettled The young woman's name was Mellisa Mary Albert Lowe being a- daughter of Mr and Mrs Albert of this city She leaves les the mentioned hr thers Matt S Albert and George C Albert an 1 two sisters Mrs A Pinter and Tillie Albert and a father-in-law V all living in this city Charles Sticklin corner made a complete investigation of the edy and decided an inquest to be un- necessary It is a tragedy for no one is to blame an i in which all parries connected are to he extended sympathy The will afternoon at n Mf Hev Henry w i blacksmith and interment 11 the HE SMS LEG TEETH OF Leased Wire O May If The infant daughter of Mr and rs Thomas was today for life by ing by a pet cat I The child was playing with the line on he tloor A of screams brought tho mother to the room where she saw th lug the girl In furious deep scratches tore May of the Supr of Columbia today Court which ordered hi the ease 1 the decision left of of contempt of court j proceedings against the decision having been reversed by I he Supreme Court of the the decision of the ho Wright will huso action on he noted Pulled Stales commission his further case Judge ers because they In the Stove case Wright says li the Invest Ion so of Ise I til is In- Court Viess Wis an is a ord mean men The old man re- cently took in a tramp and save him for tho night I iiiii him lit the morning is 1 bachelor found his and his own false teeth nil leg missing Tho had stolen them with all money in he house The tramp rested after a vli of 1 s and the teeth and the false limb TO Mr try at this world so everybody the up to Him
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