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   Herald-Despatch, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1890, Decatur, Illinois                            by the Chemical Division of the hmgton, D. C, and recently completed, ral Baking Powder tartar baking pow- st quality, superior L strength, leaven- general usefulness. distinguished by the highest expert Baking Powder of the world. late Transfers 'try K xh tr 1 as-. I 1 1 jt 17 MUU ID ItlOIl, 1 I jll i t Herbert Mem M is re aur in I 1 m t ,ock a i iiti n to Decatur _ ti Min T i, I ri i n M f i. 1 1 .1 li IA T H. 8. P Engine Ditched At Arminyton on the west end of T U i P rai.way the engine of freij train V 10 ran through an open swl and fell mtj a ditch at the side of trick A box car next to >t i r It i in the ISt c ,JQ t I K -i M s trst i i i lira i i iij >nal Hill 11 1 nrrm wh t 'he li i irti i nt r 1 iv Pit memo I j ft f thur K itlmrtinent b he imir, an 1 it f 11  f orue- and is exceedingly appro ni( rial hall here ires are now being eph >ne exchange to nt n 3 headq isrters x ii-i d for hre alarms thought that the L lent to the I rk there and hopes to have the ensme the track again by this mornlne ars were transferred at the wreck u-s'erlay b it trains will be running as U-, al to lav At Armington freights N I and No 10 each other Thf left the switch ooen and 1 il'iJfu f r Peona No 10's engineer that all was right and pulled f r Du I'ur The accident occurring 1B brealdaj ,'nt to indicate some c re s Repairing the Damage. afimpt is being made to rebuild the irmaturt of the Westmghouse alter nan i c irrtnt dynamo at the gas works It will 1 1 ren erabered that this armature i iriied out by lightning on Wednes yenning The work is undertaken imundir the direction of Electrician Burke Wluther the attempt is success- nil  o school convention will be 1 i Mac .m tjWDsuip on Sundav, it f i reunion of the 41st Illinois regi 11 will be held at Clmti n time chimed bj a number of people in shock was felt here itsday I n 1 t n which the I B j arsonnge 1 been tilled an 1 is now several higher than the street level I t hunters ire having fne sport ig 1 vesand yrung rabbits which rj i luntiful this summci IHU tired feeling is over i Iv Hoods baracipanlh, which i i feeling of buoyancy and strength e whole system Int. arc soon to hold an exccii cc sun and investigate the conduct l i of their members who foolishly ft u their wake a board trail and thus side tl ernulvcs unworthy of the name bear ITHSVICI situdcs of climate are trying t c nstitutione, espcci ill) to peo Fple h imp re blood lor all sucli v c institute the majority) the st Ayers the e f which cleanses the blood and and invigorates the system fin funeral of Mrs Charles Noetlich k lace rhursdaj forenoon from the 'un residence on boutti Franklin treet 1 he services wcic largely attend l and were conducted by Kcv M L of the Lutheran church Ihe remains were interred at Greenwood Tim poultry dealers say that their mar- is dull now E_'ga bring a bet ir i rice than inythmg else they handle, M now being worth ten cents per dozen first hands The dealers also say that he market has held up a mouth longer ms year than it did last year Hens row sell at wholesale, tor cents per ound, spring chickens at 8 cents per ound distention of the stomach which many people feel after eating may be due to improper mastication of the food but, ID most cases, it indicates a weakness of the digestive organs, thp best for which is one of Ayer s Pills, to be taken after dinner JOHN fains- who is superintending paving o' South Water street for the Decatur Tile Co, will do all the exca- viting and establish the grade for the full three blocks to be paved before he Commences lav ing brick Mr Grasses: pects that all the excavating will be fan ished this week, and that he will be able commence la ing brick the first of next week TIIF P D E railway will run an xcursion to Peoria on Friday, August The principal attraction for the occa- sion is the Andrews Opera company which is now playing an engagement at >vlvan Park The Chimes of Nor 'naniiy will bo the bill for that night iuc fare for the round trip, including c erved seats to the opera is 2o ON August 10 it will 1 e jus1" three tar ince the awful railroad wreck which occurred necr Chatsworth The Ik wing call has been issued to take me action upon the tnnual anniversary i cct by the president of the assocm ti n A meeting of the survivors of he Chatsworth railroad accident of A igust 10 188" will be held at the PC ma house at b p m Saturday, 2, for the purpose of consulting n regard to place of meeting for the annual reunion, and for such ther business as may come before the iiceting THE game law protecting prairie "hickens does not expire until Sept 15 but it is a fact that the intent of the law was September 1st, and that the first named date appears on the statute through an error made by the engrossing k clerk of the legislature which passed the "aw. Sportsmen, tnerefore, feel pnvi 1 to begin hunting chickens on the t of September, but some of the local express th" opinion that there n't be any chickens to hunt They r that some people are already killing ung chickens IG W BROWN, who conducts the tri Lie of business colleges at Decatur, cksonville and Peoria, has issued the h-t number of a monthly paper called Je d liege Triangle The matter is yet i experiment and if the paper meets li h the encouragement which its pro pitor thinks it merits, it will be a fture The paper will be devoted 't exclusively to college news and i to draw its patronage from the of the three colleges On the first (of the initial number is a cut of the _' building of Decatur, and it is by p best looking building of all those ort time since a brakeman and an while on duty had a disagree and the engineer insinuated the keman lied Then the brakeman L choked him There was an investiga J toon and the brakeman was given a thirty day vacation without pay At Bement a few days since another brakeman and "engineer quarrelled The brakeman dis luted the engineer and was knocked Jown for his pains Monday night there was an investigation but the engineer "is not censured Now some of the 'rakemen are kicking and declare they will send a committee to wait on Supt t'lodnch, and that the committee will endeavor to show the superintendent that be unfair in his second decision The brakemen say that what is sauce for should be sauce for the gander The paper "Train Despatching, Its Use and Abuse? which Supt G C Kinsman, of the Wabash, read before the ninth an nual convention of railway supermten dents of telegraph nt Niagara in J une, was copied in the Engineering New a j mrnal devoted to the interests of rail way civil and was highly com plimented bupt Kinsman contended that the greater the volume of business the greater the necessity for running every train on schedule time, as a means of le-senmg liability to accidents and facilitating the moving of trains In his paper Si.pt K nsinan read a table which showed that in 85 during the mouth of January the Wabash fi mileage was miles passenger mileage jll d9a average speed of freights 9 miles per hour average speed of passenger trams, Z'i miles per hoar In January of SlO the freight mileage was passenger mileage, 383 106 average of freight trains, 13 miles per hour average speed of passenger trains per hour, 2a miles In January of 85, there were issued 5j 720 orders in Jauuary "JO, 11 285 tram orders in the hrst instance 40 per cent of the trains were late and in January of '90, less than ten per cent were behind the schedule time This is from trains on miles of same in both cases From this showing Supt Kins- man is correct in his coiiclu SIOQS regarding schedule time The record of accidents which occur on roads of the I mted States, which is puolished monthly by the Railroid G if til', shows that m the month of Tune there were 1J7 accidents, m which fifty eight persons were killed and 2o3 in jured The statement includes sixty four collisions and suty seven derail ments Seven trains were thrown from the track by cattle strolling on the com pany s right of way, there were two cases of purposelj misplaced switches and one case of malicious obstruution For their ex'ensive mileage Indiana roads escaped remarkably there were but four acci dents on the Indiana roads and in but two of these was any great damage done to property A defaulting railway agent absconded recently with of the railroad s funds Through some means it became known to the railroad ofhcials that he was in Denver, and they immediately telegraphed to have him arrested Just before the message was received he en tered the offices of the Santa Fe and asked for employment as telegraph operator While he was m the office the message asking that the abscondcr be arrested began to come in over the wire He quickly detected the purport of the message, and, clearing the railing about the telegraph desk, made his escape On Sept 15 the Brotherhood of Rail way Conductors, a rapidly growing asso elation, will hold its annual meeting at Toledo, and there are several important matters to be decided upon at that meet ing One is where the headquarters of the ass ciation shall be It is now at Los Angeles, Cal where the orgampa tion sprung into existence There is the best of authority for stating that at the present time a majority of the leaders of the association favor Ind auapohs for head quarters Kansas City Toledo lud Chic won d like to secure the head quarters Trafhc Manag cf the Indian apohs, Decatur Western road, states that of late there has been an abundance of rain on the line of their re ad and the corn crop is unusually promising The business of the r Mil is new very heavy, and would bt sti 11 eavier could cars be secured This week he asked the Penn sylvania company to furnish 300 cars to load with gram f  propnr authorities could get hold of him Monday they had H H Clark in th3 toi's but before an officer from here could get down there they turned him loose Clark is the man who is wanted here by the Siuger Sewing Machine com pany for A diligent search has been made for him for several steks and Uvice the police have made 1 jug journeys to different places under th> belief that he had been captured, only to nnd that a wrong man had been detained This time, however there was EO mistake Clark was captured at Luchneld beyond doubt and one of the policemen telegraphed Marshal Mason to th it effect 1 he marsh il replied at once by wire and wrote to the officer that he had gone on two wild goose chases and did not desire to go on a third He then accurately de scribed Clark, even to his wearing ap pai el Tee letter was addressed to the policeman who sent the first message in stead of the citv marshal, and Mondav evening a telegraphic repl} came that there was no mistake after noon James Marks city manager of the Sieger company, was to go to Litchneld to bring Clark back Marks started with a great deal of satis faction, but came back last evening empty handed and thoroughly disgusted When he reached Litchhcld he learned that the city marshal had released Claik early in the morning and that the pris oner had improved the opportunity of getting away as fast as his legs and a desire to escape legal punish meat would allow Slarks questioned the who made the arrest and con vinccd himself that no mistake had been made Then Sir Marks' temperature reached the boiling point On his re turn last evening he stated that a coolness exists between the marshal and the ofhcer who made the arrest This was intensified by Marshal Slason addressing a common policeman on official business when there was a city marshal m Litch field It was an insult fo official dignity t could not go unrebuked, and as a Mr Marks says Clark gained his libertv The Singer people have their opi nion of country police officers They arc justified by the circumstances in the case but the opinion would not do to frame for family use A Will Filed. 1 n the court Tuesday the will of the late David Hoover of Macon was filed for probate The deceased depart ed this life on Fnday, July 25, aged 04 years His estate is valued at about f 6 000 and be named Robert Woodcock, of Slacon, as the executor He be ju'athed to his wife, C Hoover, 000 in cash to his son, W T Hoover, all of the real estate on condition that he would pa? to the widow annually, during her hf( time, and would always hei a home so long as she wished to re main on the old homestead lie also d i reed that W T Hoover should pay to his brother, W K Hoover, within one year after the death of the testator, thf sum of and that there should be paid to W Iv Hoover during the second year after the death of the testa tor He also decreed that the widow would be entitled to that portion of the household goods which sht may elect to take If the widow elects to take the one third of the property as she tnav under the statute, then the bequeather to her will go to the son, W F Hoover Robert Woodcock presented his petition for letters testamentary as executor of the will Crop Noted Many fields of oats in the vicinity of Forsythe are turning out poorly, and the reported yield is less than twenty bush els to the acre It is reported that at Oakley this week a steam thresher was operated on the yield of 100 acres and secured but 1800 bushels of grain, or an average of eighteen bushels to the acre A private letter from John Shellan barger at Sahna, Kansas, brings very discouraging news froii that section He says the corn crop, both early and late, is a complete and total failure over a large area in Western Kansas Nearly all the potatoes now sold here are shipped in from other localities, the crop in this locality having proven an almost complete failure Corn is needing rain In Long Creek the corn has commenced to fire m some places On the whole the crop is not looking as well as it did a few weeks ago ___________________ Another Suipect. The Mt Carmel officials brought a man to Decatur Tuesday whom they had ar- rested on suspicion that he was the assail ant of Mra. A C Foster While the man more closely filled the description sent out than any of the other suspects did, still Mrs Foster could not identify him, and he was released It is under, stood that the Taylomlle police have man held on the charge and they will probably bring him to Decatur to day Advance in Shoe dealers anticipate an advance in the price of all kinds of shoes, due to the recent advance in leather from hides up Manufacturers and wholesale dealers are notifying the trade of these facts. They say they will be unable to fill orders at the orices that have heretofore pre vailed THE excavation for the new Presbyter- ian church is progressing satisfactorily SEVERAL ACCIDENTS. Frank Hempell Has a Serious Runaway -Other Mishaps. Frank Hempell, a baker and confec tioner at Moweaqus, had an exciting runaway at an early hour Tuesday morning on the hill which leads to the WikotI bridge southwest of the city, and together with his family had a miraculous escape from serious if not fatal injuries Hempell and his wife and three children left Jloweaqua at midnight to dnve to Decatur in an open carnage in order that Mrs Hempell and the children couU take the early train for California, Mo Coming down the hill to the Wikoff bridge the neck yoke of the names' broke and allowed the cirnage tongue to fall to the ground This frightened the teim and they began to run The animals toie down the nill at a frightful rate The moon had gt ne down and in the dark Mr Ilempell was at a great disadvantage in handling the team Before the runaway team had far the carnage was upset and Mr. Hempell and family were distributed jlong the grojnd He st 11 clung to the lines and was dragged for some distance, bit was finally compelled to relax his bold The team ran on and struck the end of the bridge, throwing one hoiM. partially down the embankment aud piling the wreck of the car nage on top of it Mrs Hempell and the children received scarcely any injury at all The youngest nember of the family a verj small baby, lad one slight bruise on the head Mr aempell was quite painfully hurt, his 'ace being fearfully scratched and his )ody and limbs overed with bruises As soon as he ascertained that his family was safe, he left them and walked to the city, where he secured a carnage and had them brought in Sirs Hempell and children departed on their journey ,o Missouri on the G 40 train. The ear iage m which the family rode from Mo weaqua was a complete wreck KICKED BY A HORSE. M H Wilson, of Blonticello, was in Decatur Monday and while here met with a serious accident He came down :o see bis trotting horse by "SIcGrcgor which he recently placed with Silly Downing for training Sir Wil son had been in the stall examining the lorse, and just as he stepped out the spirited animal kicked him m the side tte did not get the full force of the blow or the accident might have been of a fatal nature As it was he was painfully njured and will feel the effects of the iick for some time to come ACCIDENT AT MONTICKLLO John Griffeth was engaged in helping move a house at Monticello Tuesday, when he met with a painful accident which may be attended by serious and perhaps fatal consequences Griffith was engaged in driving the horse that wound up the windlass A stop was made and in some way the windlass was permitted to unwind The tension upon it caused it to revolve with great rapidity and a projecting lever caught Griffith on ;he head with terrible force knocking urn senseless The full extent of his in juries could not be ascei tamed A Decatur Factory Ahead In the rivalry among manufacturers and sellers of threshing machine scales this season there was a hot fight June 21 at Sidell, ermillion county, 111 Weighers made at Peona, Salem and at Indiana points werp in this trial H E Andrews, confident of success, sent one of his Champion Automatic Scales to be nested with the best at this trial, which was witnessed by many threshers and farmers The Sidell Reporter of June 23 reports this decision as follows We the undersigned, were witnesses at the contest June 21, held at Sidell, 111 do hereby certify that the Champion weigher was the simplest, took the least power to run, never choked down in the elevators, and delivered the dampest grain, and was the only automatic weisher that performed the work corret ly and folds down nicely on top of separator W H Taylor, Wm Wright, R A Stsrk, F. A Taylor, John G Palmer, 0 8 Tullia Letter List. The following Is a list of letter! remaining on called for at the Decatur postoffice for July Horton H C EoydB Johnson Mrs M E Keller W 8 Lock Esther Magee Jim Miller Charlie H Montgomery Belle Reaves Callie Roahan James Spencer Arttmr Snnderland W N VumH J Waehbum Etta Winters Anna Zimmerman W E Horse Notes 'Magnet, dam of "Anderson Wilkes 2 23i, has dropped a horst colt by "Kcd Wilkes' The youngster is highly thought of by Brenneman Bros, his owners Ryland who was beaten in the 2 30 class trot here, trotted third at De troit in a heat when the tiiae of the win Ding horse was 2 15J 'Axtel will trot at Independence, la at the August meeting The king pac :rs, "Johnston and Brown Hal will lave a match race there At Ciucmnati "Sunol will go against ler record, and Palo Alto" w ill seek to jeat the world's stallion record now held by 'AUel AtLaPorte, Ind Alei of Kansas City, has bought Eva Wilkes, a four year old filly with a record of 2 264 She will join Bob Stewart's sta- ble at Clev eland md go through the grand circuit At Streator "Billy McGregor" got sec nd money in the 2 20 trot "Lillie jochiel' took second monc) m the half mile dash Robert Bonner, the owner of Sunol, is iclighted with the fine performance of 'us wonderful filly in making a record of for a half mile Looking at her he said, "I am inclined to ,lttr the view expressed a ftw days ago ,bout the improbabihtv of her beating ilaud S I now think that, fit and well, iunol is exceedingly likeiy to lower the ild mare's record for a mile II has icen erroneously stated in several papers hat Sunol s 1024 is the fastest half mile record ever made Maud S just be ore I bought her from Mr 'id a half mile at Chicago in 1 02 She 'as at that time 6 or 7 years old. I may ay that the match with Axtcll.is practic lly agreed on, and will take place m eptember 1 have heard nothing about Iunol s intended public trial at Buffalo, >ut I understand that the secretary of the iuffalo track has said that Sunol will rot there Aug 7 against her 2 rec rd Ash Clinton Benson J C Bowers W E Bruen F E Byrnes H L Chad wick F F Cbesney M M Criss Mary Orlshsw Ada Drlggan Jas H Evans Anna Ferris Chsrl a; FriotH W Gilberts Nathan Hall Sherman HobbsC B Marshall Mary S 8 JACE.P II To Be Delivered Next Sunday Rev W C Miller did not deliver his address on "Life" to men at the T M C. A. meeting on Sunday The attend ance was fair and there waa a good gos- pel meeting, but in justice to Rev Miller for the time put upon the address it was decided to postpone it until next Sunday to accommodate those wish- ing to hear him but who had previously engaged to attend one of the special meetings held al the same hour The meeting on next Sunday will be held at the same place Bridal Bulletin IBB Albertson Sprinjjfiel I Battle M Huckleberry nilopolli j George Nightingale Champaign Clara Chrtater Champaign l Chas Wilson Decatu Annie Piper Decatur In a Pickle Wednesday Dora Bmchficld appeared efore Justice Ira B Curtis and bad a tate warrant issued for the arrest of a egro named Yute Davis. The young woman is employed at the St Nicholas lotel and says that on the 10th of March ast she asked Davis, who then worked in he hotel yard, to mail a letter for her ?bc letter contained a bill, and it is aid that it never reached its destination )avis has been absent from the city and in his return she had him arrested The tearing of the case was set for Friday morning, but before going to jail, to await that time, Davis told a story to his effect He had forgotten to mail the etter and late in the evening when he again thought of the matter, he asked Ed otter to mail it for him The latter agreed to do so, and Davis says that that was the last he saw of it. But he also ays that Potter, who is the runner for ne St Nicholas, came to him late that ight and gave him oO, saying that he lad taken from the letter and was willing to divide with Davis hen Da is had told this story a warrant was is ued for the arrest of Potter He came Before Squire Curtis and gave bond in he sum of for his appearance on day morning Potter denies the story old by Davis, the negro, and says that )avis is an unmitigated liar when he ays that he gave him the letter. Potter leclares that he never saw the letter and mew nothing of it until Davis told his tory m the police court and the warrant or his arrest was issued That he will be able to successfully f stablish his inno icnce, Potter says he has no fear Crop Notes The scarcity of potatoes makes that vegetable a valuable article m the mar- tet A Wabash engineer reports that a man named Fred Stiwott, living at "flarneoki, this side of St Louis, has re- used an offer for his potato crop in the jround of The patch covers ifty two acres, and contrary to the gen eral rule, promises a big yield F A. Leforgee, who has just re urned from Missouri, says the crops ;here of all descriptions have made a miserable failure He says in a great many fields corn is hardly a foot high, and that it is very scant on the ground Trom present appearances he believes ,hat actual suffering will be the result in that state this winter Supervisor J H Miller, of South Wheat land, did not plant any oats this rear, and from the way the crop is turn ng out he is not a bit sorry for it. Good Templars. There were four initiations at Decatur Lodge last night The following officers were elected for the coming quarter T Miss Kate Lehman, V T Mias Uarcia Camery, secretary, Pliny J 3.nith, financial secretary, Ed Johnson, treasurer, D L Bunn, marshal, John Stoy, guard, Miss Minnie Bower, senti- nel, John Spaulding, superintendent ol juvenile templars, Mrs A T. Gnst Will Sherman repcrted that a tent bad been secured for Good Templar head quarters at the camp meeting Jesse Le forgee and Ed Johnson were selected as committee on street cars Condemnation iCase The city is about to commence pro ceedmgs to have Eldorado street widened between North Water and Mam streets In this block the street is fifteen or twen ty feet narrower than at any point an the city will seek to have condemned fo use as a public highway, a strip abou twenty feet wide on "the north side o this block A jury has been called am will bear the evidence in the case 01 Thursday morning at 10 o'clock. SALVATIONISTS MARRIED. A Large Crowd Pays Tan Cents A Head to Witness the Ceremony. From Thursday s Bail) The grand finale of the Salvation Army camp meeting was the marriage of two officers last evening The guests not restricted to invitations Everybod> was invited to attend and everyboby to pay ten cents There was a big crow d present at Oakland Park and verybody evinced a lively interest in the :eremony The contracting parties were JaptamE 8 Albertson, of bpnngficld, nd Captain Hattie Huckleberry, of Illi- ipolis There were a host of warriors ircsent from other cities Preparatory othe principal event of the evening here were a few short speeches and sev- ral songs Mnjor Stillvsellhad charge of lie At the appointed hour lie groom and bride appeared in full ress uniform The marriage ceremony ccordmc to military tactics was per- ormcd Major StiPwell, but tlie cere mony proper w as performed by Rev. M llawcs, presiding elder of the Metho- "ist church When he had finished the warriors clustered around the united cap- ains and fired a volley Firing a volley s the Salvation appellation for 'Amen 'he spectators were interested in the roccedings Both the contracting par es made speeches Captain Albertson a little joke by saying the first me he was married was four years ago the Salvation Army become bis ride He had labored hard in the ranks nd proposed to keep up his work bhort ddresses were then made by C'apt 'oore, of La Salle, and Major btillwell Ider Hawes was called for and made a ew remarks General rejoicing followed t was a great day for the army A Rustic. Yesterday a young man from the rural istricts was in Decatur There is noth- Dg unusual in young men from the ountry coming to this city, but it seemed le youth m question had never before isited Decatur or any other city. He was dressed in his best bib and tucker nd was the sights. He rode rom Lincoln Square to the depot on the Line cars When the car cached Broadway the conductor called or the passengers to transfer on account f the track being torn up for the sewer, 'he young man from the rural district wandered up to the sewer digging ma bine, which he eyed for a moment low Alderman George Simpson wai icrc and Alderman George is the great- st practical joker in the county After le rustic had surveyed the machine for moment he enquired if that waa the ram for the depot Alderman Simpson nhesitatingly assured him that he bad nadc a great guess and was about to elp the young fellow into one of the big uckets in which the dirt is earned, hen some one who could not appreciate ucb a joke steered the rustic to the car round the corner Alderman Simpson disappointed just a little but when e tells the story he laughs quite as eartily as though he bad landed his ictim in the bottom of the trench as he ad intended to do lexander's Resignation and the Reason J W Alexander, who has been the flicicnt street superintendent of Decatur or several years, has handed in his esignation to Mayor Kanan to take effect August 1 The cause of his resignation s not to be sought in the foolish attacks nd silly twaddle which a certain journal as indulged in with regard to him, but oleh in the fact that he has been offered very much better position at a largely ncreascd salary When I S Kaufman, f Spokane Falls, Wash, was here eeveral ays ago, he offered Mr. Alexander iQsition as manager of the Ross Park lectnc street railway at Spokane, and it s generally conceded that this road is ne of the finest and most thoroughly quipped in the world Mr. Alexander will make arrangements at once to re- move to Spokane Falls The salary will >c very much greater than anything he ever hope to attain as supennten- lent of streets here. We congratulate iim upon his good fortune at the same ime that we regret bis leaving Decatur. Trade Items. Harness and leather have advanced 20 ler cent withmaehort said W. I. Starr, "and the man who had a big took on hand is the nan who made money I have one fnend in Chicago who made by buying hides last October and Keeping them until a month ago If he had kept them just a little onger be could have made fully "t is the most marked revival in prices in his line since 1878 "Our sulkeyette u taking like wild said W J Wayne, "Tip Bruce, owner of the pacers Barney and Oambrel, ordered two, and nearly every other bone- man who attended our race meeting left in order Buck Dickerson, of Greensbnrg, Ind wan among the number. Driven on the Grand circuit want them. In fact I have such faith in big gales tint I recently placed orders for the material n jessary to make sulkeyettcs." A Rate War NoCLikely. It was stated some days ago that a rate war would likely be inaugurated on G. A R. busmen to Boston during the en- campment One cause assigned was that the Wabash and several other roads hid combined to control this class of business in the southwest to the exclusion of all other roads Railroad men here do not believe that any such a thing as a rate war will occur They say the rate of is as low as can be expected and that people will be well satisfied to get to make the trip at such a small expense.   

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