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The Bulletin Sentinel (Newspaper) - March 16, 1895, Decatur, Illinois a T THE VOLUME NO. 39. MARCH 16, 1895. ONE DOLLAR A POLITICAL HARRY SCANLAN A CANDIDATE FOR TOWNSHIP i I Democrat in Regard Primaries Political of Tat primaries will oe be u afternoon from 4 to 7. clock delegates will be each district to the i Friday The rites the popular f the township will get the icm nation in the Scanlan for iral democrats called on Harry an Wednesday m regard to ng whether or not he would tlie use of his name as a Mr. Scanlan stated t the of his party e accept the he 1 make tue Mr. Scanlan for an alderman the Second In speaking candidacy a democrat offer of me of the democrats that Mr. lan be the nomination or is simply throwing that Committee Held a Meeting at the Office of I. Mills Last The Republican township central committee met in I. R. office Tuesday There was done heyond agreeing that the books should be kept at The Republican until 7 o'clock this thus giving any belated person an opportunity to get his name on the ticket for the which are to be held I red candidate for the for and G A. candidate tor nomination as assistant withdrew from the The candidates before the aries so far as are as For Justice of the P. Hardy C. H. Rudolph Thomas and Wilson B. Kor A. Hoi uel T Tor Town C. B. T. Walter and John Nicholls S. Assistant to George W. C. H. the Mr. Scanlan was a I candidate for the of and the party machine i a all in its power to defeat turn and that friends are indignant at the policy of the machine that is endeavoring to keep peace in the and smooth ters by Mr. Scanlan the for and is a insult for the reason that he not be Other Undertaker J. R. is tat aspirants for a position on the Republican ticket as assistant super- Mr. Billiard is a well known and might make a good Among aspirants for honors in the primaries tonight are Jacob who would be a ate for that Wilson B. the colored is a candidate for the of Justice of the Peace on the Republican Mr. Woodford is a deserving young but does not Tred W. O. T. and W. H. tor For Commissioner of Jacob S. Cox and D. A. No one has announced for that office having been conceded by general concent to the present in- Henry P. The chances are that H. F. May will head the primary ticket without Greenberry Martin is the avowed candidate for of The of Mrs. C. P. Thatche was held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afte noon from the residence of W. L 4G7 West Main Rev. Frank N. Atkin of St. John Episcopal church conducted th which were very largel The floral tributes wer very largely The flora tributes were many and Appropriate music was rendered b a choir composed of Miss Maud Miss Kimber and Sherma McClellan and Troy Th selections were of With and Mj to The active ers were F. L. Samuel Win MORE WORK TO INSURE THE SUCCESS CITIZEN'S OF Public Meetings Should Be With Speeches on Municipal Reform by Practical Men to Create Interest in the stand a ghost of a chance for the reason that the Republican machine demonstrated in the past that t wants the colored people as voters only and does not propose to give them representation on the In speaking of the political outlook a Democrat prominent in political was to note that tne Democrats had decided not to nominate a township part I would rather see the party nominate a good straight township and not put up a ticket good township ticket could have been worked with the ticket m the city with a chance of a part of ham work That compelled the to nate better and encourage tne cause ot government at R. S. D. H. W. J. Quinlan and J. P. Th honorary pallbearers were chosen from the membership of the thre divisions of the Woman's club t. which Thatcher were Mrs. George R. Mrs. J W. Mrs. George D. Haworth Mrs. K. H. Mrs. J. W. Haworth and Mrs. John Interment at Greenwood r or my J Robinson was born in fifty-six yean and in January she was married to Charles P. Thatcher Later in the same year she came her husband to Decatur and had resided here She is survived by her husband and two Mrs. Will H. Shellabarger and Xeta TAX Some AInde bj W. C. collector for has turned jn his books to the county books cow follows Amount 1.446.14 Collector's commission 173. P. Scott made the in Zion His books show as Amount Amount Co Collector Henry M. Funk of Maroa the best showing so He the heaviest taxpaying township of Decatur and made a His figures collected in. lent v tor A There a quiet but elegant wedding Tuesday evening at the residence of Dr. J. S. C. 464 West Decatur The ing parties were Oliver L. Cooper of Harristown and Miss Ina Conger of The ceremony was formed by by Rev. W. son of Blue The bride wore a handsome costume of brown silk trimmed with cream with jet and carried a bunch of white The groom wore the usual The wedding march was played by Miss Jessie After the ceremony a sumptuous wedding supper was served to the and Cooper re- a number of very handsome t o in IT man v no on 1 ot tne At i that M. penetrated the left i. en 1 n w The a ami d to i- im- tiv Reed is row t no indication j Price's Cream Baking Jer Cold Medal Sin Another Doctor M. V. of was in the city Monday on a business Before many weeks he expects to be- come a resident of He is now arranging his affairs at Long Creek so he can leave there to go to New It is liis purpose to take a po t graduate course in when lie he will make this j city his The doctor owns a nice lot in and it is to there during the com- He is quite well known liene by of nis long residence at Tie will in general It will probably be two until he the ch. nge as he to be in Xew York about that length of With the exception of the ed accounts of the nomination of its candidates several weeks the Municipal Club has not had a public assembly nor given any public ex- pression since the mass meeting at the opera house two months The popular sentiment for a better city manifested itself in the formation of the Municipal Club and in the promulgation of its The men who organized and ported this movement were actuated by the purest motives and without any intention of antagonizing any political Their object was not to advance a personal but to serve the public There is only one element in the city which should rightfully recognize the Club as its enemy and that is a law violating All other people in this a friendly and helping organization to promote the I best interest of the The aim and object of this people's reform is to remove certain public vices that exist in our city and to establish a respect for The immoral has so securely fastened itself upon cal city that those who know the true do not expect condition of this tive growth to be removed by the body politic which it These public evils and like a bad com- are easier obtained than ten rid of. They haunt the men in because they helped to elect The political party in power does not enforce the law against From Natural Coroner Bendure held the inquest over the remains of Mrs. Lewis uel at 7 o'clock at the home of the deceased over the Citizen's where she was found The jury was composed of Dr. H. D. H. K. J. P. Dr. E. B. A. S. Baylor and John V. There were only three nesses They were Sadie H. C. Gowens and Mr. The two former testified that they were with the woman Sunday after- noon and She was feeling quite poorly at the They told about finding her and were of the opinion that her death was the result of natural Louis the stated to the jury that his wife had ill for about six and had been attended by different She had complained of pains in the region of her heart and also in her left and had been always bothered more or less with pain The jury re- turned a verdict to the effect that the deceased came to her death natural causes probably heart Highest of all in Leavening U. S. Gov't Report Baking Powder ABSOLUTELY PURE Hard on the About half the chappies in the town have just had an object lesson that they will not forget in a long and as a consequence are now hanging around with blue noses and without their When the first balmy days came the fancies of the pies lightly turned to spring suits and The dealers fostered their fancies by displaying in their show windows all sorts of spring garments and the longings of the chappies were not to be So they ed the long overcoats under which they had during the winter hidden a multitude of sins of commission in the and purchased suits and After they had done so and them because of tbe exodus of this northern blasts swooped upon them from the polar regions and put out even the fires on their It seems that even the weather is down on the element out ot its ranks and conse quent lost of its The con the balance of power in every party in control of municipal govern If a was begun against municipal reform on behal of those whose business is a violation of the there would be heard an uproar of popular protest would declare itself in favor of mor and respect for This coun is now actively doini campaign Like the tration of any it claims to bi doing In the name of thi these public evils op pose They cry through polit ical organs for the right to exist The who depends for sue cess upon those who demand protec in their unlawful real the doom of one is the de- of the Should any party or class of undertake to fos ter and protect any unlawful it would meet with certain de If the object of such an organ was publicly recognized as ne protector of ice. all men would consider it an abomination would to hem be an unpardonable Whilt political who in fact o give this protection and make it for these vices to have or their object great governmental in state and national yet in municipal government hese parties have no sphere or place or the enforcement of those great The cities are mere The laws of the tate and of the nation are not by Every city should its municipal affairs in the of tbe city and not in the of any political If the political parties have for heir great principles in the tate or then let them carry n their great cause The vils that are inseparably attached o political city governments prove lem utterly unfit to govern The and insincere ons of the political that the municipal levelled at their arty is simply An and united forward march f by education agitation of the public from now the election will bear the fruit a Better city Home and School The Home and School board held an adjourned meeting Tuesday after- noon at which the following officers were W. M. Eirst Vice John Second Vice W. P. Third Vice P. P. Leonette A. T. The matter of tbe ball to be given for the benefit of the fund to build an addition to the home was dis- Mrs. Durfee has the matter in charge and several other ladies will assist her in perfecting ments for the The board will hold an open meeting in the the near future to which the public will be It may be held next I it for Yesterday on complaint of Mrs. Ellen Frank Brown and Tom Tames were arrested and taken who fined them each on charge of disturbing the The two men played even with a for late last night they at the county jail with a tate charging Ellen Owens with maliciously killing two chickens belonging to They demanded immediate arrest ot the the sheriff that she was a woman of violent and they were afraid to retire and leave their tock unprotected for fear the woman would would poison their Deputy Sheriff Holmes made the arrest and the was to spend the balance of the night in the county CUT THE TELEPHONE The Citizen's Mutual Will Not Be Outdone and Follows With a Cut in The Citizen's Mutual Telephone company has followed the Central Union in its cut rate and will now let telephones as cheap as the The company's rate has been 826 and At a meeting held Tuesday evening it was determined to make the price for in the ness and in This residence rate is not confined to any particular but means for the entire The new rate will go into effect the first of the The President G. W. the president of the local has just returned from and he says that the members of the Harrison telephone of which the supplies are now feel at liberty to use any device known for the transmis sion of Under recent decis ions of the courts they are satisfied that any part of a telephone is pub lie One of the ments that the new company will add at an early day is a switch board of improved for the Tbe present board used is twenty feet and the new one will only cover about half that much and have room for the operation of It is to be more and consequently will ex- the work of the operators and at the same time improve the All these changes are to be made without expense to the local In a reduction in their rates the company does not think that they can make any with only SOO instruments in but hope to be able to get placed here within a short and then they will be in a position to make a still greater The new company has worked hard to get their service equal to the and they intend to do but all these things The members have learned by experience and observation that wherever new tele- phone exchanges have been it meant a fight with the Bell and that where the Bell company has met no opposition it has maintained the high rates that were always The Decatur com- pany will begin the work of putting in toll lines at an early Under the new arrangement for the uty they confidently expect a big increase in their REV. MILLER WILL His Decision Causes Great Rejoicing in Ills Decatur There was something like a tion meeting at the close of the prayer meeting at the al church last Just about the time for closing the meeting in the usual form Mr. Miller announced that he had declined the call to the pastorate of the Ottawa tional He then read the call and read his letter declining it. The letter was mailed In that Mr. Miller spoke of his appreciation of the honor done him and of the importance and advantages of the But he had decided that he could do more good here and that therefore this was his So ha declined the Miller when he finished ing his letter was proceeding to quietly close the prayer but somebody started to sing God from Whom all Blessings Jt was taken up in a second and everybody sang it with the greatest leading bers of the church expressed selves m the warmest approval of Mr. Miller's Religious Elder I. E. of will preach in the Church of Bethel on North Water street at p.m. the 13th, The public cordially in- Mail The department has called upon the service fur from which to make appointments of mail weighers in Indian North Dakota and The department its payments to the railway companies which carry mails in bu k by periodical and this weighing will soon take The new appointees will be employed for about thirty-three A Lady Said a business man to a reporter is a shame that the cor- ner does not employ a lady under- taker in the cases ot where females come to them for When a poor woman it accidentally killed the coroner I FOR SWEET Program of the Concert nt the Tabernacle Following is the program of the concert to be given at the tabernacle this evening under the auspices of the Decatur The concert is given in a worthy cause and will doubtless draw a big PART i. Selection from comic Opera House Arion Violin Messrs. Heilbrun and Pour scenes from Hamlet with sketch of the Professor Club swinging exercises with piano accompaniment Girls class of the Decatur Turn Curt athletic PART medley of popular Opera House Vocal Mrs. Prank Quintet for stringed Our your of the 13th I see that a takes exception to the action of the coroner for not turning bodies come under his over to a female There is in the city a lady er that is employed by the under- takers when her services are business man seems to insinuate that the undertakers do not attend to their duties in a manly Does he know what he is talking or is he hie ideas about something of which he knows Meet Next A meeting of hod carriers was have been held Wednesday night at the residence of Joseph 756 South Colfax street for the of organizing a but as a cient number of men did not the meeting was postponed next Wednesday Then an open meeting will be held con- both large and small and aO men working at the building are to be P. A. Steck Robert first Henry second Joe j Dr. T. S. should see that a female undertaker j S. S. takes of the hoily instead of S. St. Peter at the Defence Professor Solo n. W. Stereopticon views (new) by L. j Smith with explanations by j and music by Opera turning it over to any undertaker the same as a male I would like to see the BULLETIN mention this and that it will receive the at- tention it Awarded Highest Visiting Rev. and Mrs. Gray are in the city the guest of Decatur Mr. Gray is a Baptist minister and has accepted a call to a New York pastorate and is now Mrs. Gray is a former dent Decatur and will be bered as Miss Fannie Decatur's most efficient school Sad D. C. Corley received a telegram from his sister at Pana this after- noon stating that his MOST PERFECT A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Free W. A. Newcomb died Mr. from Alum or any other WANTS BIG Sarah A. Wix Sues S. Clark for Death of A case was called in the circuit court Wednesday which promises develope a pretty legal Tt is the case of Sarah A. Harvey S. Clark for for the death of her A. A. Wii was employed inr oil it sediment having accumulated in the A quantity of naphtha had been turned into the tank to cut the Shortly afterward was found dead in the the position being that he was by the fumes of the claims made is that Clark is ible for sending Wix into such a dangerous I. A. Buckingham and W. C. Johns appear for Mr. while the prosecution is conducted by Webber Shelly Irea The work of securing a jury still in progress when court adjourned and the case may last several o. X c: dov 31S.33C- i hi j tu 1 to J i 3 J f will go to Pana this 40 YEARS THE
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