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Weekly Press, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1909, Saint Joseph, Michigan THE WEEKLY PRES YEAR ST. MAY 6, 1909 PRICE TWQ CENTS i LONG. AND INTERESTING SESSION OP FATHERS HELD LAST REVOKE PRIVILEGE Council Has Power to Compel Re- moval of Tracks at Any Time out Other Important Matters Decided at Sleeting ing Several New Ordinances For 444444444444444 REPORT OF Ownership of Owned by local 4 as to the bridge and Agreements Some things 4 cannot be made public at this 4 of 4 believe that franchise has been 4 4 complied 4 Rate of Speed of 4 4 be regulated by 4 4 Sprinkling be 4 4 regulated by 4 44444444444444444 At the conclusion of reading his report in the matter of the relations of the local street car line with the Attorney O'Hara presented two ordinances for the consideration of the aldermen last The first re- ferred to the speed of cars in the city the second took care of the laying of the dust on the tracks situated all over the and the council was advised that they could enforce the ordinances without regard to any franchise granted the nies operating in the that these powers wore granted In regard to the agreement with the local company Mr. O'Hara stated that he would be glad to meet the council in session at any time and go over the subject but ed that at this time there teis which should not be brought out at a public Mayor Calls For Mayor called upon J. president of the interurban who addressed the council ative to the speed of ins cars in the He declared that instructions were issued by the office not to run in the city limits any place on the line at a greater speed than ten miles an which he considered very reasonable and said that his com- pany operated their cars slowly over local Mayor Allen then think I voice the sentiment of the council when I say we do not want to impose stringent regulations on your but my attention has been called to the condition on Main and when a car passes it leaves a cloud of dust on both sides of the Alderman Vail de- clared that the local cars run twenty miles an hour over their tracks and finally after some deliberation the of the city attorney was and the ordinances referred to the ordinance Extension of When the proposition of ing the tracks of the local company to the docks was brought up by or City Attorney O'Hara de- clared that he had a permit already drawn up for the council to and a reading was called It vided that permission and authority be granted to the Southern Michigan city has any on the Mid- and that the same may be used for the carriage of express and baggage Provided that said tracks shall be so constructed as not to interfere with the passage of vehicles or and that the said railway company will at once pave the surface of the said street within its tracks and for a space next outside thereof extending twelve inches beyond the same with and That in the event that in laying or repairing its said tracks as and pipes or sewer pipes are interfered and any expense is incurred in or removing said said expense shall be borne and at once paid by said And That the said tracks shall be laid on a grade to be given and under the supervision the city And That this permission and authority hereby granted as may be revoked at the pleasure of this council without any notice and without any cause other than the will of the Discussion Is City Attorney O'Hara opened the discussion of the subject by stating that under the new law the council had no right to grant a franchise without a vote of the but that this was a permit which could be re- at This started derman Procter and he at once de- clared that while he favored giving the permit to the interurban com- he was opposed to gi anting a franchise or right to the local com- pany to operate over the and if the local company were to go over the right of way as extended he would vote no. will Mr. Smith have to say about con- cluded the fourth ward alderman as he tinned to the audience. The road official was on his feet in an in- stant with the We have no desire nor are we asking for anyone I do not see a drawback in granting this as it can be revoked at The work will cost us about and we are taking a chance on the as Mr. O'Hara puts of this but we want the We want to handle our freight better and get it onto the docks instead ot having to transfer it when we get in late with our loads for the We are ing for ourselves Alderman Habel Alderman Habel had been a silent listener all through the and when Mr. Smith had con- cluded his speech he entered into the matter with We want all the delivered at this dock we can the third ward don't want it to go to Benton I am in favor of granting this company the right of way even if the Pere Marquette wanted to run cars over that Every bit of freight put on the dock gets credit of going from St. Joseph and make it a better port. first thing you know we will lose our custom It will go to Benton We want to at this Permit is Alderman Procter then offered the motion that the permit presented by Attorney be and by a unanimous vote the matter which has been hanging file for was summarily disposed of without a Mr. quick to respond to the action of the arose and thanked them in a pleasant little He thank you You will find that the work will be done to your publication March 11, 1909. MORTGAGE Default having been made In the payment and conditions of a certain mortgage made and executed by liam Schmuhl and Theresia his to John dated October 1, 1902, and recorded in the office of the Register of Deeds for on Octo- 4, 1902, in Liber of on page 657, and which said mortgage was on Feb. 25, 1905, signed by said John Stevenson to bert which said assignment was recorded in the office of the ister of Deeds for Berrien on February 25, 1905, in Liber of on page 10 said Albert having died on February 8, 1908, and Edward G. having on March 17, 190S, appointed administrator with the will oC the estate of said Albert Filbrant by the probate court in and for rien on which mortgage there is claimed to bo due at this date the sum of one hundred two dollars and sixty-nine and no suit or ingt at law been instituted to recover the money secured by said mortgage or any part fore by of the power of sale contained in said premises said as commencing seventy-two j feet south of the northwest corner of block 1 village of ville in said county and running south twenty-four thence east one hundred and twenty-seven thence north four thence west one dred and twenty-seven feet to of being all of lot four of block one all ing and being in said village of Berrien will be sold at public auction to the highest at the front door of the court house in the city of St. Benien on the 7th day of 1909, at ten o'clock in the to satisfy the amount due on said gage and all legal fees and Dated March 11, 1909. EDWARD G. E. S Attorney for Business Wells St. Last publication June 3, 1909. 3-ll-wl3t MISSOURI OIVES Rider Probably Will Keep Off Liquor DEPENDS ON HOUSE ACTION First publication March 11, 1909. MORTGAGE Default having been made in the payment and conditions of a certain mortgage made and executed by liam Schmuhl and Theresia his to Albert scribed in said mortgage as Elbert dated February 20, and recorded in the office of the ister of Deeds for Berrien on February 20, 1903, in Liber 93 of mortgages on page 94, said Albert Fil- MONUMENT TO LONGFELLOW IN Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is to be honored at capital of the nation with a monument already erected at Connecticut avenue and M street and to be dedicated and unveiled on May 7. After some twelve years the Longfellow National Memorial association has completed its and the monument is a William is tho sculptor of the new which la of white marble on a base of reddish brown President Taft will participate in the dedication over which Chief Justice Fuller will WIFE OF ROYALTON TOWNSHIP FARMER CHARGES MANY Resolution For Submitting Question to Votes of the People Leaves the ate With a Clause Providing For the Doubling of the Tax Rate and With Amendment Making Act Effective Immediately After Jefferson May Missouri senate has passed a tion submitting to the people a wide prohibition constitutional The which came to the senate from the was ed with a tax rider which provides for the doubling of the rate of The final vote was 23 to 8, with two senators not The senate also took out of the amendment the provision for making the amendment effective in 1913, if adopted by the and if the house it will become ively if it carries at the next general The Woman's Christian Temperance union representatives gave each tor a white carnation just before the prohibition measure was taken The whole matter must now go to the It is predicted that because of the short time before the legislature adjourns the house will not agree to the amendment calling for extra taxes and that no further action can be taken at this The prohibition advocates are dis- HEAVY TAX PUT ON BEER Complainant is Owner of Thirty Acre Farm Which She Declares Husband Wants Per Month to Leads to Abuse For Divorce Follows Charging her husband with enness and of Thressa Reddel of Royalton having died on February has to the court I for The couple were married in this city April 9, 1908, and shortly alter 1908, and Edward G. having on March 17, 1908, pointed administrator with the will of the estate of said Albert by the probate court in and for Berrien ouf which mortgage there is claimed to be due at this date the sum of six hundred two dollars and nineteen cents and no suit or proceeding at law having been instituted to recover the money cured by said mortgage or any part Therefore by virtue of the power of sale contained in said the premises described in said mortgage as two feet S. of northwest corner Block one village of thence running south twenty-four thence one hundred twenty-seven thence north twenty-four thence west onp hundred twenty-seven feet to place of being part of Lot four ia aforesaid Block the mariage the complainant that her husband began to use in- and one time when they had only been married a he drove home in a drunken state horses ran She also charges that his tion became so that she was ashamed to come into town with him and finally was compelled to leave him the first of the present month when he came home and began to abuse her and threaten herself and Mrs. Reddel declares that when she married Mr. Reddel she was a widow and is the owner of a life lease in a thirty acre in alton which ib for that when she was ed in matrimony to Mr. Reddel he to help her the gage on the place and treat the and entire It is our custom Railway its we have J to extend the track with My To and down the midway to one and lying and being in said village of Berrien children as a she will be sold at public he has to do auction to tho highest at stead beinS a has been a front door of the court in city of St. Berrien She and an on the Rth her husband Giaham docks providing that tho tracks are paved and the water and sewer pipes changed at the expense of the interurban and that all work of construction be carried on under the city's The principal clause provided that the permit may be revoked at out written REVOCABLE and authority is by given to the Southern Michigan Railway company to extend its track across Vine so far as the I Mayor Allen recognize the value of your line toi this city and see the value of getting fruit to market and with the expression of thanks Mr. Smith left the council Want to Build Alderman of the public property reported that the committee was adverse to the of allowing the erection of a tent for gospel meetings on the city also that they would not concur on Page 5.) of 1909, at ten o'clock in the to satisfy the amount due on said mortgage and all legal fees and Dated March 11, 1909. EDWARD G. E. S. Attorney for Business Wells St. Last publication June 3, 1909. 3-ll-wl3t in manner interfering with herself and or them with or visiting her home in Royalton Judge granted the Mrs. mother of Charles now confined in the county jail of John Smith of has re- turned home from the south where she has been spending the and will employ counsel to defend her son when his case comes up for trial m the circuit court some time next Attorney Frank Sanders of has been appointed by the court to defend and the mother will employ George the Niles to assist in the It is alleged by the attorneys for the defense that the dead man was afflicted with a disease which ed his death and that he was not killed by a blow struck by The case will undoubtedly attract much as it will be the first murder case to be tried in this ty for many Salvador to Charge Three Cents a Pint on Imported Bottled San May degree has been issued taxing imported beer 3 cents per when in tion to the regular customs Any orders for importations of beer that might have been placed prior to the date when the decrees takes effect are to be v PROBATE OF State of the Probate court for the County of At a session of said held at the Probate Office in the of St. Joseph in said on the 3rd day of May A. 1909. Hon. Holland E. Judge of In the Matter of the Estate of Helen Watson having filed in said court her petition praying that a certain in- strument in purporting to be the last will and testament of said now on file in said be admitted to and that the administration of said estate be granted to Adam or to some other It is That the 31st day of A. D. at ten o'clock in the at said probate be and is hereby appointed for ing said I It is That notice thereof be given by of a copy of this for three weeks previous said day of in the St. Joseph newspaper printed and in said I HOLLAND E. FORMER ADJUTANT ARRESTED Accused of Appropriating of State's Military May former adjutant was ar- rested at the instance of Governor E. M. charged with embezzlement and Hamilton is alleged to have stolon the state military ST. JOSEPH ABE ASKED TO MOTHER'S Head Consul of Modern Woodmen of America Urges That Day Be Made Annual Sunday and Remembrance AVill Be Observed in Many Cities Throughout Will St. Joseph people join in celebration of Day A movement in cities ail over the country has been made to make the second Sunday in May a shall be set aside to do honor to the mother of the The emblem of the day is to be the t In Chicago thV day will In 0., and in and in should not be behind towns in such Maybe your mother is far It is impossible to see she cannot have the pleasure of seeing wear a carnation in her Why not write her a nice and tell her how deeply your yearns toward The only proudly i FIGURES IN MARRY IN HASTE AND GIRL NOW Edward who erly resided with his parents in this city and who was married but a short time ago in Battle is now made defendant in a suit for di- vorce instituted by his The following is taken from the Battle Creek in 1909, ward and Ann Engleman are now principals in divorce proceedings in- by the who alleges cruelty and Mrs. whose maiden name was was for a short time forelady in the dressmaking shop of Mahoney and it was there she met her husband who was a son to Mrs. The somewhat ty marriage has thus resulted and relief through the courts is er in one's lifetime should neglected on your mother is with gentle gray haired who keeps a home alive and who smoothes away from your learned by years do you show some ual that will bring light Take her to she feels as she is brought favorite corner of temple by k. grownup son or A whole cluster of carnations to be sent to one's mother by her more a young For your mother is your sweetheart the one you ever She is trite to all the days of her Wear a white carnation for her sake Head Consul Talbot of the Woodmen of has made proclamation to his society that Day be made an al event every second Sunday Part of it contains the of us whose mother to her final in her memory let us the white flower upon her or if so ed as not o be privileged to this or her let our minds hearts dwell on her virtues and form a helpful service by giving some sick or unfortunate in or in special sympathy and consideration for their ment and gaining and capacity to serve by of the May the citizens of Joseph take up Day and make It an in- FOR Lot 45x125, 6 room city fine fruit in Easy Schulz The Daily lOe 0er Citizens and Prisoners Sympathize With Wenger Try a want ad for PIANO Have your piano repaired or by an experienced piano Old pianos made as good as i Orders taken at August piano Benton or residence phone Benton J. E. 6-3-tf A true CLAUDE A. Register of The unfortunate condition of which exist in prison circles at the present time and the indictments handed down by the grand Judge of a but the question at once comes to the 5-6-w3t was the acting in any manner There are many citizens of the penitentiary city who believe that NO John Wenger is the best official who SITH ARE THE PRODUCTS ever guided the affairs THE TWIN ING CO. 5-0-3t Sheriff who returned ALT. OUT BROS. from Jackson yesterday OFF ATI declares that he heard only good 8-10-dtfJ woids for John the former l I 4 Berrien county He that all the prisoners are friends of the acting whose resignation Is now in the hands of the board of con- and that many of them ex- pressed regret because Mr. Wenger was because he was right man in the right place at the head of the penal That the statements of the are true was corroborated by Sheriff Johnson when he made the rounds of the He visited the various departments and the and everything working in perfect harmony under the tern introduced by Acting Warden who Hit still in t I NEWS PA
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