Decatur Bulletin Sentinel, March 16, 1895

Decatur Bulletin Sentinel

March 16, 1895

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The Bulletin Sentinel (Newspaper) - March 16, 1895, Decatur, Illinois a T THE BULLETIN-SENTINEL VOLUME XX. NO. 39. DECATUR, ILLINOIS, SATURDAY, MARCH 16, 1895. ONE DOLLAR A YEAR. POLITICAL POINTERS, HARRY SCANLAN A CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR. TOWNSHIP REPUBLICANS. i .1 I catimg Democrat in Regard n.iht Primaries To- Political .Matters of Interest. Tat Kepublican primaries will oe be u tn.s afternoon from 4 to 7. clock delegates will be cho- frura each district to the town- i amxention Friday night. The rites receiving- the popular f the township will get the icm nation in the convention. Scanlan for Se' iral democrats called on Harry jcj" an Wednesday m regard to as- e-t, ng whether or not he would tlie use of his name as a can- ,au :or Mayor, Mr. Scanlan stated t was. the de-ire of his party :a: e accept the nomination, he HI. 1 make tue race. Mr. Scanlan ra- for sexeral year- an alderman :i_ the Second ward. In speaking -Mr. Scanlan's candidacy today, a democrat says- "The offer of me of the democrats that Mr. lan be giien the nomination ;ra' or is simply throwing that Committee Held a Meeting at the Office of I. ri. Mills Last Mght. The Republican township central committee met in I. R. Mills' office Tuesday night. There was nothing- done heyond agreeing that the can- didate's books should be kept open, at The Republican office, until 7 o'clock this evening, thus giving any belated person an opportunity to get his name on the ticket for the primaries, which are to be held tomorrow. I red Smith, candidate for the nom- ination for assessor, and G A. Mas- terson, candidate tor nomination as assistant supervisor, withdrew from the race. The candidates before the prim- aries so far as announced, are as fol- lows? For Justice of the P. Hardy C. H. Jeffres, Rudolph Thomas and Wilson B. Woodford. Kor A. Hoi man, Sam- uel T Keeler. Tor Town C. Wal- lace. B. T. Walter and John Nicholls I-'or S. Morgan, i'or Assistant to elect) George W. Stoy, C. H. DeetzJ i'en the slop. Mr. Scanlan was a I candidate for the nooition of post- here, and the party machine i a all in its power to defeat turn and ;de that Mr, Scanlan's friends are indignant at the treach- policy of the machine that is endeavoring to keep peace in the famih and smooth mat- ters by ottering Mr. Scanlan the nonvnation for mayor, and svhlch is a uojoie insult for the reason that he t-ou'd not possiblv be elected." Other Matters. Undertaker J. R. Bjllard is amoag tat aspirants for a position on the Republican ticket as assistant super- visor. Mr. Billiard is a well known ju-iness man. and might make a good supervisor. Among aspirants for honors in the Reimblican primaries tonight are Jacob Hane, who would be a candid- ate for that place. Wilson B. Woodford, the colored attorney, is a candidate for the nom- ination of Justice of the Peace on the Republican ticket. Mr. Woodford is a deserving young man, but does not Tred W. Kipp, O. T. Kirk, and W. H. tor Spence. For Commissioner of Jacob S. Cox and D. A. Mafflt. No one has announced for supervi- sor, that office having been conceded by general concent to the present in- cumbent, Henry P. May. The chances are that H. F. May will head the primary ticket without opposition. Greenberry Martin is the onl avowed candidate for poundmaster. J-uneral of .Mrs. Thatcher. The tuneral of Mrs. C. P. Thatche was held at 2 o'clock Tuesday afte noon from the residence of W. L Shellabarger, 4G7 West Main stree' Rev. Frank N. Atkin of St. John Episcopal church conducted th services, which were very largel attended. The floral tributes wer very largely attended. The flora tributes were many and beautitui Appropriate music was rendered b a choir composed of Miss Maud Burrows, Miss Kimber and Sherma McClellan and Troy Alexander. Th selections were "Rock of Ages, "Abide With and "Nearer, Mj God, to Thee." The active pallbear ers were F. L. Hays, Samuel Win MORE WORK NEEDED, TO INSURE THE SUCCESS CITIZEN'S TICKET. OF Public Meetings Should Be UeUl With Speeches on Municipal Reform by Practical Men to Create Interest in the Move. 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 ticket. In speaking of the political outlook a Democrat prominent in political .ircies said: "I was sorrv to note that tne Democrats had decided not to nominate a township ticket, part I would rather see the party nominate a good straight township tiCKet, and not put up a c.ty ticket good township ticket could have been worked .n narmonv with the dti'ens ticket m the city with a chance of e.etting a part of both, ham work That uou.d compelled the republican- to nomi- nate better men. and thu- encourage tne cause ot oetter government at least." holtz, R. S. Bohon, D. H. Heiiman W. J. Quinlan and J. P. Roach. Th honorary pallbearers were chosen from the membership of the thre divisions of the Woman's club t. which Mrs, Thatcher belonged. The} were Mrs. George R. Baker, Mrs. J W. Baker, Mrs. George D. Haworth Mrs. K. H. Roby. Mrs. J. W. Haworth and Mrs. John Ullrich. Interment at Greenwood cemetery. r or my J .seta Robinson was born in :er county, Pa., 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 since. She is survived by her husband and two daughters, Mrs. Will H. Shellabarger and Miss, Xeta Thatcher. TAX COLLtCl Some Return'- AInde bj Tounslnp ollec- Kirs. W. C. Jones, collector for Xiantic township, has turned jn his books to the county treasurer. Hi- books cow as, follows Amonnt Amount collected...... ;nt. 1.446.14 Collector's commission 173. I' P. Scott made the collectoins in ''it Zion township. His books show as Amount Amount muuent................ Co lector's commission.......154.75 Collector Henry M. Funk of Maroa the best showing so far. He E'i- the heaviest taxpaying township of Decatur and made a aose ection. His figures are: otc. Elder I. E. Bayer, of Iowa, will preach in the Church of God. Bethel on North Water street at p.m. the 13th, The public cordially in- vited. Mail The postolhce department has called upon the ciu! service torn- mis-ioner- fur (M names, from which to make appointments of mail weighers in Illinois. Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Arkansas, Indian territory, Wisconsin. Minnesota, North Dakota and Montana. The department reg- ulates its payments to the railway companies which carry mails in bu k by periodical weighing, and this weighing will soon take place. The new appointees will be employed for about thirty-three days. A Lady Undertaker. Said a business man to a reporter oday: "It is a shame that the cor- ner does not employ a lady under- taker in the cases ot where females come charge, to prep'-ire them for burial. When a poor woman it accidentally killed the coroner I FOR SWEET CHARITY. Program of the Concert nt the Tabernacle Tonight. Following is the program of the concert to be given at the tabernacle this evening under the auspices of the Decatur charity. board. The concert is given in a worthy cause and will doubtless draw a big crowd: PART i. Selection from Suppe's comic opera, Opera House orchestra. Arion Quartet..............Selected, Violin Duet, Messrs. Heilbrun and Nees. Pour scenes from Hamlet with sketch of the plav................ Professor Haywood. Club swinging exercises with piano accompaniment Girls class of the Decatur Turn Verein............ Curt Toll, athletic director, PART II. medley of popular songs............................. Opera House orchestra. Vocal Solo, Mrs. Prank Bunn. Quintet for stringed Our Mai! Dox. EDITOB your of the 13th I see that a "business man'' takes exception to the action of the coroner for not turning female- bodies "that come under his charge'" over to a female undertaker. There is in the city a lady embalm- er that is employed by the under- takers when her services are NECES- SARY. Thp-said business man seems to insinuate that the undertakers do not attend to their duties in a gentle- manly manner. Does he know what he is talking about, or is he airing- hie ideas about something of which he knows nothing-, EMBALMER. Meet Next Week.- A meeting of hod carriers was to. have been held Wednesday night at the residence of Joseph Taylor, 756 South Colfax street for the purpose- of organizing a union, but as a suffi- cient number of men did not appear- the meeting was postponed nntil next Wednesday night. Then an open meeting will be held con- tractors, both large and small and aO men working at the building trades; are iavited to be present. instruments.......... P. A. Steck Robert Walter, first violin, director; Henry Roberts, second violin; Joe j Alexander, viola: Dr. T. S. Childs, should see that a female undertaker j cello: S. S. Langdale, bass. takes cliarae of the hoily instead of S. O'Brien........................ St. Peter at the Gate. (Comic read- ing) Pomp's Defence (Negro Professor Havwood. Vncal Solo .............Selected! n. W. Clulbon Stereopticon views (new) by L. j Smith with explanations by Prof, j Havwood, and music by Opera orchestra. turning it over to any undertaker the same as a male body. I would like to see the BULLETIN mention this fact, and iiupe that it will receive the at- tention it deserve-." Awarded Highest Visiting IKeatur t-rienUs. Rev. and Mrs. Win. Gray are in the city the guest of Decatur friends. Mr. Gray is a Baptist minister and has accepted a call to a New York pastorate and is now cnroute from} Kansas. Mrs. Gray is a former resi- dent (if Decatur and will be remem- bered as Miss Fannie S_mith Decatur's most efficient school teachers. Sad Message. D. C. Corley received a telegram from his sister at Pana this after- noon stating that his brother-in-law, MOST PERFECT MADE. A pure Grape Cream of Tartar Powder. Free W. A. Newcomb died today. Mr. from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant. WANTS BIG DAMAGES. Sarah A. Wix Sues II. S. Clark for tho- Death of hcrllusbaud. A case was called in the circuit court Wednesday which promises develope a pretty legal battle. Tt is the case of Sarah A. Wix: agamst Harvey S. Clark for daniager for the death of her husband, William. A. Wix. Wiliiam A. Wii was employed inr Clark's.oil jniUt ,-Hfef oil tank' te- it sediment having accumulated in the bottom. A quantity of naphtha had been turned into the tank to cut the sexU- iment loose. Shortly afterward was found dead in the tank, the sup- position being that he was suffocated. by the fumes of the naphtha. The- claims made is that Clark is respon- ible for sending Wix into such a dangerous place. I. A. Buckingham and W. C. Johns appear for Mr. ilark, while the prosecution is being, conducted by Webber Shelly and' Irea Ewing. The work of securing a jury was. still in progress when court adjourned and the case may last several days. rnc- W3- lay. o. Iff. X toUOB, c: dov 31S.33C- II. cc. He- i hi j tu _ 1 to J i 3 lor- J f Biitctt- j3K.3i.iSt Corlev will go to Pana this evening. 40 YEARS THE STANDARD, iNEWSPAFERr NEWSPAPER! ;