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   Weekly Call (Newspaper) - July 25, 1903, Troy, Illinois                                CALL Alt Neutral in FIDR MADISON JULY Extension of From Maryvllle Highland Making Effort trf Secure tenilon to That Ez ill The latest thing in electric road mat ters of interest to Trojans is the pro posed extension of the Cbllinsville and Edwardsville line to this city from Maryville by the East Louis Su 1 burban Electric Railway information and the proceedure thus coming from the source it is reliable and creates confidence that the line will be built not oh paper this time but on terra V Mayor Miller werjt to East Louis on Friday of last week to confer with the management of the East Side sys and ascertain if they could be in duced to build a branch to Troy from v Mary Mayor Miller did not get p to see Superintendent Bramlette but had a conference with Vice Pres ident In the course of interview Mayor Miller was in V formed that the company was already considering the project of an extension to Troy and had already figured on of construction of a branch from No definite plans were made known to Mayor Miller but it is evident that the company will forward the project if they are encouraged to do The only rtmaining question with the com may be in the right of i The proposed line will be only three and onehalf miles in length but it means muchto and The route is W7pver level country and but little grad ing will have to be No bridges would have to be erected the con structionof the be accom plished in a very short It means direct connection to Maryville and con nection there with Glen Carbon and Edwardsville on the Casey Edgemont and Belleville on the and East Louis and Louis on the It is to be hoped that the road will be realized at an early Troy would then be inde of its present limited steam road and the univer sal sentiment is that it be a benefit to Troy and Its surround ing Concerning the project Intelligencer of Mon says in part The sentiment in Troy is of the line and promise all assistance in their power toward Once is started toward Troy an extension to Jacob and Highland which has long desired haa already taken to the will lose no time ta endeavoring an vtension of the proposed line to that Journal at all 6ij4 they should IliayorMiller i of theEast Connection ily but i of the secure It agreed to hold Cit izens mass meeting at all three places and select committees who are to join add confer with the management of the East Side The meeting in this city is set for next Tuesday evening at oclock the City PROJECT BOBS UP Agitators of Long DUtance Bond deavoring to Revive En The proposed project of building an electric interurban road from Terre Haute to East which caused considerable enthusiasm lately and which died a is being revived again and it is though not highly probable at that the road may yet be In the event it Troy will have two roads if the projects do not fall We can stand and in the words of Patrick Henry wesay Let it cornel The latest information comes from the Fayette County Democrat of Thursday which says Yesterday the board of local direc tors of the proposed electric with Stewart of Laatsch of and Bard ill of met in the office of Doyle to talk over the prospects for the building of the The directors have several parties willing to finance the and will continue to secure the They find now that many who were at one time opposed to give the will now do That the road will be of great benefit to parties living along the proposed cannot be and it is hoped there will be no further trouble in securing the The directors wish it to be under stood that they not want to interfere with any plans of the but they have given ample time and nothing has been and they now intend to bring the matter to a Help it all you can boom RAILROAD Troy Eastern Now Manages Whole The Collinsville Troy that part of the Troy Eastern extending to has been sold to to Troy Eastern Railroad for a consideration of deed making the transfer of the property was filed for record at Edwardsville The road extending from Troy to Cuba was heretofore generally sup posed to be the but it ap pears that this although oper ated with the has been un der separate president of the Donk Coal and Coke Company of was pres ident of that part of the road which has been Conrades is president of the Troy Eastern which now extends from East Louis to Troy and has its yards located at The road was built to get excess to new coal fields and the product of the Donkmines at this Mary ville and No pas senger trains are operated on the Conrades is interested in the Donk Coal Coke Company and Donk is also connected with the Troy The trans fer will make no material change and means only a consolidation of home and want esponaible in y successful and favorable it induce them Heineckea union cigars are Ask for There is noknown cannot MASS MEET Promote Electric Road Project Tuesday Evening at fcgO oclock Zealous Cpopifrrjttikln of Climate and Crop Conditions in the State of Authentic Information From State De part Agriculture and Weather July rain fall was deficient in some localities of the southern but otherwise well distributed showers occurred over the affording ample The temperature has averaged between two and three degrees below While plant growth was not so greatly stimulated as during the previous yet rapid advancement has been A storm of destructive passed over some of the northern on the evening of the and consider able damage to fruit eeSp The soil is generally in good and considerable stub ble plowing has been From the corn belt of the State the reports most without The crop is doing has made rapid and is mostly laid fields the plant is In the northern half of the State the harvesting of oats will be general dur ing the ensuing Estimates of prospective yield are now more en but reports indicate a pro duce below Many are affected with Wheat threshing is The jfield is very bpt reports now indicate a better quality than was pre viously Rye and barley are in shock with promise of an average out Haying has been delayed by in and some cuttings in swath were but an exceptional crop with regard to quantity and quality has been Pastures are afford ing good Early apples are being The late varieties are very unpromis Blackberries are ripe and yield ing abundantly currants are plentiful in the northern The honey output is Potatoes have been improved by recent Louis Appel of Madi son reports conditions there as follows Weather fine with several rains last three days wheat threshing in progress with poor results oats in Events of a Week in Social Circles Duly Coming and of Relatives Friends and Charles Mantle visited friends at last Albert Kleist was a business visitor to John Peterman was a visitor to Belleville last George Kiesel is out from Louis for a visit with home Kiesel was a visitor to Louis Monday on Joseph of Highland was a business visitor and Bosomworth were visitors to Edwardsville this Thomas Dawson is home from Quincy for a visit with home received are encouraging al Anderson returned ie from Normal last Saturday good condition corn pastures very promising Seele of guests of Heddergott were mother in SEtlLL FRACTURED BY HORSE Dan JLlobler Victim oC Serious Accident Almost Terminating vA j Daniel aged 13 years and eldest son of and George Liebler of was of an accident Tuesday evening which came near terminating Dan is the local agent for the Louis PostDispatch and in good weather was accustomed to making deliveries on his He was coming from the train Tuesday evening on His wheel and was passing team driven by John Hoenig when the bicycle struck a rocH and the boy was thrown under the re ceiving a kick from one of the animals which rendered him The injured boy was picked up and carried to his home which was Brown was first summoned and upon sent for Efforts to re store the boy to conciousness were futile for a time and it was feared the was He was found to have sustained a fracture of the skull behind the ear and a large piece of bone was removed by the Immediately after this operation the patient recovered consciousness and haa tInce been His com plete recovery is now The family have been ex ceedingly unfortunate in the wayof accidents in the About five years the eldest of and was killed byfalling a Two grown sons of the John of Blackjack having been team of Jiorses Miss Olive Jones was among Mon days throng of visitors to of is sojourning with relatives in this Jarvis was among Mondays business visitors to Missouris metrop Kellermann was among Tuesdays Visitors to the Worlds Fair Conroy and were guests of Collinsville friends last f Auwarter and Stienhans were business visitors Edwardsville WV Jarvis and George Lawson drove to yesterday evening 9n of the guest of Thomas McAdoo and fami ly last and were Sunday Jarvis and and guests of the formers Louis lait and of Edwards were guests of Marten and Valentine Liebler and wife of was among visitors here Thurs dayss visitors and of were guests of and and of Sundayed with and in this Henry of Sun dayed with and George in this Monroe of who has just returned from a trip in the was a visitor here Anna and of are the guests of Misses Amelia and Augusta Von Strohe and wife of Coll were here Wednesday as euests of and Martin Miss Effie Eld red has returned to her home at Collinsville after a visit with relatives and friends in this and Kleimeyer and little of are sojourning with relatives and friends in this George county mine in was over from Edwardsville Wednesday testing the scales at the Donk v of wife of the former pastor of the Evangelical church of is visiting friends in Sam accompanied by Miss Alice drove down from Edwardaville Tuesday evening and Geprgje Lawson and wife returned Ella of Upper have gone to for a visit with relatives and County Clerk Edward Feutzf accom panied the mayor and two aldermen of who were here in the inter est of electric road matters and Hayes Pier Charles Hamilton and Frank George went to McDonald Lake yester day to try conclusions with the finny v Weisenheimer and daugh Miss of and Ward and Lillie of were guests of Ralph Ward and family in this city last Squire Philip Eckert spent last Sunday and Monday visit ing relatives at Columbia and Mill TheSquire says On the up lands the prospect for corn is exceed ing on account of the the Columbia bottoms as a desert NUMBER 3 What is Going on and Being Tersely ewgy and Goiplp Boiled For KBIT Down CHURCH AND Announcements and Other llgioni of Be The Jarvis Township Sunday School invention will be held in this city August at the Presby terian Several county workers will be present and and all the Sabbath schools of the township will be The opening ses sion is scheduled for 10 and the entire program for the day is follows meeting of Sunday Schools conducted by Model Lesson for Senior Model Lesson for Primary James School I James President Madison S and Praise Service led by Miss Emma Normal Wilson of Glen of Madison Normal to interest the fath ers in the Sunday i in charge of the Committee on Echoes from State McCollotn will fill his regular appointment at the church in this city tomorrow morning and even His morning topic will Heart What is That You Have in Your Hand The Merry Workers have suspended their meetings until the second Tues day in order of The Ladies Aid Society will meet at the home of Baird next Thursday at 2 Troy defeated the Coco Colas of Louis on the local grounds last Sun day after a hardfought by a score of 4 to locals will take on the Diehls of Louis tomorrow and and another close game is The game of ball between a pickup nine of this city and the Pin Oak Spar rows last Sunday near the Wendler resulted in a score of 11 to 4 in favor of the Several on the Troy team were injured during the progress of the Sun rises today at and sets at Today is pay day for the employes of the Donk latest thipg in at the Bollmari Mercantile Call and see samples of calling cards in the latest style at THE CALL Thirtysix pairs of Mens patent leather value for at 32 4yearold son of Fred residing east of is very low typhoid Carrie Braner will soon begin the erection of a number of cottages in Hassinger Thirty pairs of Mens patent leather Bluchers and Lace value cut to at 32 X Charles of Glen has accrued a position as inspector for the Coal at this place and lias located Ethel while playing about her home one this stepped on a nail which inflicted a severe wound on her I S stork made a visit at the hoi of apd John south of this one day this left and Have your eyes examined free by Sallee who be at the Baird Hotel again next His work Will please you and he will save you money on good Annie while making lasses candy at her home one day last overturned the vthe boiling contents was spilled upon her bare feet and limbs causing severe portion of the slides were pulled out by the cage at the Donk mine Wednesday while hoisting coal which laid the men out for the balance of the The damage was easily and work was resumed two small children of and fH At the special election held today to elect one member of the Board jof Edu cation to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Thomas 118 votes weile Two candidates were invthe aged two and four were suddenly attacked on Thursday afternoon by ptomain poisoning and were for a time con sidered in a very serious They recovering at this The dial scale at the Donk mine is no The controversy existing be tween the company and themen over the weights made ou the scale in a new arrangement and the dial was taken Weights are now being made on the same scale but are indi cated on a George of Edwardsyiller who is well known had an counter with a burglar at his home Tuesday George was awak ened by a noise in the kitchen and went forth with a large earthen cuspidor t do battle When he reached the kitchen back Rather than take George stepped back into the room and went to the window and called for when it arrived the intruder had made good his The following from the State Regisx of concerning Martin former pastor of Pauls Evangelical Lutheran church oi this of interest to CALL readers The president Of Concprdia Fort spent yesterday a husky voice commanded to or Ill kill you field and the election was a very quiet Dpnoho was elected over Wild by 56 the former having received 87 tjT FThe day service by the local electric light plant was started Tuesday is giving entire About thirty fans are iq operation in various the a guest at the Springfield He preached in at 10 oclock to a Trinity German Lutheran which   

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