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Centralia Weekly Chronicle (Newspaper) - February 21, 1912, Centralia, Washington ly Chronicle Referendum Hit By U S Court in BE mm CULL BIDS TUT Fell 19 The Centralia Library Board today some time ago from Watson I called for bids for the erection of Vernon the Aberdeen architect to new Carnegie Library in this city iThe bids will be opened on March 16 whom the contract for drawing them was awarded The plans call for a United Press tensed Wire dum Is unconstitutional in the The constitutionality of the Oregon gon case j initiative and referendum law was WASHINGTON D C Feb The court refused to take attacked by a telephone company The Supreme Court decided by ot the test resisted payment of taxes im- validity of the Initiative and posed through the workings of the cation that the initiative and du in legislation ilaw Clarke Planned To Break Jail and if the lowest bid is found to bo one-story building with a ground satisfactory the contract will floor and the structure when awarded on the same day In should prove to be a model of i case active construction on the new modern architecture The building j library will begin about April 1 be located in the Main Street jlf the progress of the work nark bordering on Locust Street but j through unhampered the building i facing toward Main Street The j should be completed and for news that the bids have been called use by January i 1912 I for will no doubt meet with general The plans for the library were re j rejoicing in the city What would probably have ed in a successful jail break by bert 13 Clarke the man accused of murdering Lawrence Bar in this city on the night of December 30 was frustrated this morning by Deputy Sheriff Tom Foster who found two small steel saws hidden lu the cells of Clarke and a man named Maxwell The saws were made from the steels of the men's shoes and were Iv the work of several weeks work iml planning The saws were found by Foster after a search of the ed cell The deputy has feared ever since Clarke was confined to the Lewis County jail that he would make some effort to escape nnd has been on the continual alert to frustrate any move on his part The saws were neatly made and would have undoubtedly proved for the men had they ever at- tempted to saw their way to freedom M m m M de Submits Estimates For Gravity Plant I Agriculture will probably be in- j eluded in the courses of study of tht I local high school next year the KT being reported favorably upon at i a meeting of the demonstration farm committee held in the Commercial i Club rooms last night Dr F G Titus president of the Commercial Club the subject up with J E Lease of the school board land Mr Lease expressed himself as being heartily in favor of the plan I It has been suggested that a jeht man be employed to take care of I the farm the use of which was by F B Hubbard before he California the same man to j act as professor of agriculture in the school The professor's salary would be a month but the derived from the course would j be great one j The plan has been tried elsewhere j and it has developed that the best j way to reach the farmr is through children Numerous children the territory surrounding this i city attend the local schools and the j new course would undoubtedly prove a one The subject will be taken up with the school board and into more the course will very likely meet th favor i B R Merrill secretary of the balls Citizens met with the cal committee las and ar- ranged a joint session between a com- i from the Citizens Club the Centralia organization the j ing to be held here Friday night The j demonstration farm at the fair i grounds will be the subject discussed i At the meeting of the city city engineer fixing his salary at I mission this afternoon the following a month and providing that all motion was presented by for private service in his jer Sears and unanimously line be turned over to the move that the offer of Frank C and an engineer be appointed by Kelsey to act as consulting engineer the commission as a whole An jon the proposed River was declared to exist and the Gravity Water System for three per i ordinance was given immediate of the total cost of the age according to the proposed The contractor's bond of J U pipe Frank C Kelsey engineer the city commission cd by the city to prepare plans estimates of the cost of a gravity wa- miles according to his would cost tor pipe line from the North Fork of figures and a pipe These estimates include the Iliver to the city of which would deliver three million necessary for delivering the water in- i Centralia today made his report to gallons a day and would cost J 1 to the reservoir in the city Centralia Gets Distributive Freight Rates Through n decision just rendered points at the same rates as merchants tors for their natural tributary by the public service commission of Seattle Portland and Tim try is to secure terminal rates which the state in the distributive rate Wlls ln lasl lo in from ho decision was hast at the same rates enjoyed ia cases brought against the Northern o thp gron of Seattle Taeoma and railroads In which both the on the part of the com- credit is due the local Commercial Centralia Commercial Club and tlie The local Commercial Club Club for the tight they made in Club of Chehalis intervened represented at the hearing by Ing the rates as only those cities noil of the cities are given Dysart and tho relief balls flub by A A Hull by the commission The securing of the rates something that lf decision of the distributive rates cost the local they have not bad before Local commission is self evident The Sleu The merchants ami manufacturers can only thins now lacking to make both sion of the commission goes into of- now ship to Kastern and Southern Centralia and Chehalis jobbing feet on March 2 submitted by to the city who is doing improvement the of February work for the city and the bond of 1912 be accepted and that the mayor j Frank Miller fire chief were sail by tbe commission j reeled xo execute Such TUB wort on local At a meeting of the Commercial tract on behalf of the City of district No 22 was accepted this be- Club trustees last night E H Ilia _ the day set for hearing i 3 Mulder was appointed as a The contract mentioned in The time for hearing ob- of one to make the j above resolution contains a provision Sections to tbe assessment roll was Unary arrangements for the that it is not effective in case tbe set for March 19 The city clerk an J i meeting of the Southwest are not voted for the city engineer were instructed to pre- ton Development Association to be lion by the people of the city pare the rolls in this city the first week in Carl Johanson representing the i A petition is being circulated June Mr Mulder was authorized to Algare Company bond buyers called ins that South Pearl Street be paved 1 select any other of the trustees he the members of the city com- At the meeting of the city sired to work with him The j mission today seeking information re- sion today a against the bation of the new depot will be the proposed issue of bonds posed improvement was presented in conjunction with the development for municipal gravity water systems nd placed on file The petition ask meeting and one of the Centralia and Chehalis He went ing for the improvements has not yet in the history of he city i from here to Chehalis on the same been presented to the is being planned j mission An ordinance creating the office o commission The remonstrance was very heavily signed BOOi in the city for tile purpose of nominating a school director to -i peed H R whose term ex- vention pires April Dr Hush Hanks cured the nomination will be duly elected the first Saturday in March will assume the first Monday in April Wire the Democratic President was for- launched here reit heir former governor stand to give him almost any honor or office in their power except the one which popular opinion has awarded to Press Leased Wire 11 C Feb i President sent a special to congress today of laws providing for th i for injuries to be in Mass Feb charge of and warning and apparently ly conduct without cause n detachment of in- The charge came when the women fantry aided by two hundred police had approached a body of and cavalrymen today breakers who were In the ed n body of three hundred orderly mills the men nor the women striking textile workers strikers attempted to retaliate had begun picketing he mills A The strikers say this is another compensation of railroad number of the women were knocked example of the unfair down nnd throe wero arrested on a tics ___________________ accordance with recommended by the liability and workmen's commission The discusses lie sion's theory that each be Insured against Injury sustained In his work without to negligence ami without com- mon law limitations on the liability of employers in the United of Kansas e it is Folk get the Mis delegation for the a Big Battle Is Reported United loused 1st and near Mex Fob and that ho wore beaten Is reported Hint a big been j of the casualties has been fought between Gon Hoblen Esther Cole a girl employed at tbe Steam Laundry a painful accident yesterday wben her hand became caught in some ner between tbe guard and roller on The friction from V Mo Clark's mally and at the Democratic The retirement Governor Joseph W Folk from race leaves Missouri and the Middle West a clear field for tbe speaker of the house and now that the Folk controversy has been settled ami Clark has the definite indorsement of his state it is believed that sentiment in his favor will sweep over the entire West from th to the Pacific v While the speaker was confident and helped to land K that he would be indorsed by today's lilted States senate state convention the voluntary Democratic state c of Folk from the race ten days of his pre before the gathering has assured lions a couple of igo in mony in the party Mr Folk has de- went well until the Democrats De- clared that he will give his best cured a majority in the forts to the cause of the Democracy house ami elected Champ Chirk a- and will do all in his power to pilot speaker Then for It is necessary to tlie party state fare that there be an emi to Month to Mr is as 1 lion that am to do all 1 can to that red In- state con- Champ Clark Folk played in of former hard since his re- Ho senate -s A race to Democrat ie Mississippi if Folk would from the senatorial race Folk made the deal ed safely in Folk got tho invention's in- from of 111 011 It will bo some time before woman will havo the of her hand nn tno roller burned the the her band and although none Folk had stayed In the nice he would a lew weeks bones of the hands were defeated In con- the vention Missouri havo use men up III I but ten a to stem the tide flowing
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