Albion New Era, June 26, 1884 : Front Page

Publication: Albion New Era June 26, 1884

Albion New Era (Newspaper) - June 26, 1884, Albion, Indiana S. k TWO DOLLARS Ä YE:ÍR. "Hew to tlxe ILilxxe; Ij«t tlsue CaaAps Fall wlxere tb-oy IMIay." VOL. XII NO. 40. ALBION, NOBLE COUNTY, INDIANA, JUNE 26, 1884. NEW SERIES. VOL. IX NO. 27. —Highest price in cash for poultry at Green's batcher shop. AMONG THE HAWKEYES. MICHIGAN CORRESPONDENCE. BT MANDA L. CKOCKSB. —Highest price in cash for poultry at Green's batcher shop. —New arrival of millinery goods at the Spcncer millinery store. 16tt • —Green, the hutcher, pays the highest market price for calves. ittf —John P. Manny Mower; the best in the market. For sale by J. J. Martin, Albion, Ind. —-------- —I will furnish, on short notice, repairs for all kinds of reapers, mowers and horse rakes. J. J. Martin. 22tf. New Hardware, Albion, Ind. —Clergymen, lawyers and all those of sedentary habits who suffer from nervous prostration »nd loss of appetite should try Nichols Bark And Iron. For sale by all druggists. I4m3 Bucklen's Amica Salve. The Best Sai.ve in the world for Cuts, Bruises, Sores, Ulcers, Salt Rheum, Fever Sores, Tetter, Chapped Hands, Chilblains, Corns, and all Skin Eruptions, and positively cures Piles, or no pay required. It is guaranteed to give perfect satisfaction, or money rofunded. Price 25 cents per box. For sale by Huston & Molen. --• ■ »-- Don't Spill the Milk. "There is no use crying over spilled milk," says the old saw. If you are not only bald, but have not life in the roots of your hair, there is no use cryiug over that either. Take both time and your-selt by the forelock while there is a forelock left. Apply Parker's Hair Balsam to your hair before matters get worse. It will arrest the falling off of your hair and restore its original color, gloss and softness. It is a perfect dressing withal, clean, richly perfumed, cools and heals the scalp. Additional Locals. A DOOMED DESPERADO. CHARLES W. BUTLER, THE PIERCETON WIFE-MURDERER, TO BE HANGED, UNTIL DEAD, DEAD, DEAD, AT COLUMBIA CITY, IND., OCT., 10, 1884. The Verdict--Sentence--And Closing Scenes of the Trial. L. W. WELKER, AnORNEY-AT-LAW and NOTARY PUBLIC, Albion, Indiana. CfesOffice up stairs ui Clapp's Block. PIELDING PRICKETT.Attorney-at-Law ^ Albion, Indiana. omce on York Street, directly West ot Court House lyt TUOS. B. FELKNER, A.ttorney-at-JLaw, Albion, Indiana. 0£fi.c« VLP BtSLlxs 1.33. Tolxaa. 3D. Slaclc's 31oc3c. 22tf AMONG THE HAWKEYES. Iowa and Prohibition. MICHIGAN CORRESPONDENCE. BT MANDA L. CKOCKSB. D R. PICKETT.HOMEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN, Special attention given to clironic diseases and disease« oi women and children. OHice on Main street, 3d Door East of Bank, Albion, Indiana. 27yi ■yyiLLIAM T. GREEN, M. I>Ijfsieiaii I SirgeoB, ¡S^Offlce over Huston & Molen's store. ALBION,.................INDIANA. WOI^IDEliT IPOST HO. S05, A. R. Begiilar meetings second and iourtli Saturdays in each montb. I). A. SCHAFF, Com. S. K. EASTERDAY, Adj't. WM. TRUMP, quatttkumastek.J\rORTH STAR LODGE. No. 380, I. 0. 0. F. ALBION, INDIANA. Regular meetings every Tuesday evening. E. L. Teegarden, N. G. J. Cockley, Sec'y.-^^ILLIAMS KCOUSE. Albion, Indiana, RICHARD WILLIAMS, PropW. This House is entirely new—is of brick, and furnished throughout. Good 18 comi , Sample Kooms tor commercial men. Main Strkw, Sodth of Cotjbt Housk. *7n7yl A. «AW«, DENTIST Ligonier, Ind. -Fillino Tkbth a Spkcialtt. Teetli 1 Teetli I GEORGE £. JOHNSON. The long continued trial of Charles Butler, for the murder of his wife at Pierceton, Kosciusko county, was terminated a short time since by the jury, composed principally of intel-igent farmers of Whitley county, coming in with the following verdict: "We the jury find the defendant, Charles W. Butler, guilty of mtirder in the first degree, as he stands charged in the indictment, and assess his punishment therefor, death." Of the closing scenes of passing sentence upon the doomed man, and of the manner in which he was affected by it, a correspondent of the Fort Wayne Journal says: When the bell of the old court house rang to-day a great throng of men ran excitedly up the stairs, crowding it to such an extei\t that Sheriff Allwein had difl&culty in making entrance with the prisoner. Butler's face wore the same defiant expression it did throughout the trial. He had evidently steeled himself to face the worst. Judge Long began reading from a paper. The prisoner sat directly in front of him surrounded by his counsel. After reviewing the testimony and referring somewhat at length to the insanity plea the voice of the Judge failed. He choked up and could not proceed. Tears rolled down his cheeks. It was apparent then that Butler's doom was sealed. His eyes fell to the floor and his cheeks blanched. The Judge proceeded only again to be interrupted by his emotion. On this occasion he broke completely down. Sobs were heaid from many parts of the room. Again the Judge proceeded and spoke of Butler's sister and his young murdered wife and their little boy. At the mention of these names the prisoner for the first time relaxed. His eyes melted in tears and he gave way completely. Recovering himself at length he said "I will die game, gentlemen! I will die game!" The Judge finished his sentence with difficulty and succeeded at length in completing it. He sentenced Charles Butler to be taken back to the jail from which he came and there to remain in close confinement until the 10th day of October, 1884, when he should be taken to some private and convenient enclosure near the jail and there be hanged by the neck until he be dead. At the conclusion of the sentence, Butler, with a demoniacal look on his face, rose to his feet, gesticulated wildly and bitterly cursed his father, his counsel and all who were concerned in the trial. "I am a thoroughbred," he shouted, "and I mean to die a thoroughbred." People shuddered to witness this terrible performance. He raved like a madman and refused to be a quiet witness of what he denounced as murder. The counsel gave notice of appeal and sixty days were granted for counsel to prepare a bill of exceptions. The case now goes to the Supreme Court who are not expected to find any defect in the record, and then to the Governor whose clemency in view of the enormity of the crime cannot be reasonably expected. The crowd made way for the prisoner as the Sheriff led him away. He held his head up then and muttered curses at a man ^o reviled him on his way to the jailT The small jail of Whitley county is not surrounded by a wall and if Butler be not hung in the narrow corridor the scaffold must be built without, and the execution be witnessed by thousands of people, who have followed from the tragedy at Byerson's house at Pierceton to its close, this most shocking of Indiana's tragedies and its most intermting and hardest fought murder trial. 8ÏÏB0EON DENTIST AlklMf Special attention given Ut both SuBoiCALand TH*«APU«TicAi. treatment of tUl diseses oi tbe mouth and oiwociate parts. Office, East Miia Street. ' 2yl Crestón, Iowa, June 15, 1884. Ed. New Eba—The part of the state from which I write you, in climate and elevation, seems, in point of health, to be peculiarly favored. Situated on the summit of the gradual incline whose highest points are marked by a line drawn north and south through Crestón and Spirit Lake. It is the highest ground in the southern part of the state, being about two hundred and seventy feet above the Mississippi river. This elevation gives a clear, bracing atmosphere, much more invigorating than the heavy air of the lowlands; an atmosphere where purity is assured by the absence of stagnant water, and by the constant agitation of air currenta The air is pure, and contains a small per cent, of lime. The country for the most part, is a beautiful rolling prairie with a gradual slope to the south and west of about two feet to the mile, interpersed with just enough of groves and woods to add variety and life to the landscape. The scenery is nowhere striking or magnificent, but everywhere marked by that quiet picturesque beauty that tells of well-filled graneries and comfortable homes. The entire surface is covered to quite a depth with a deposit called by geologists, "drift." This formation is the basis of a rich soil, of which Iowa is famous. It is composed of a mixture of clay, sand and gravel and other mineral substances, forming an excellent, porous sub-soil. Analyses of the surface soil shows it to possess a small percentage of clay, with a large percentage of pure silicious, rendering it suitable for grain and fruit It is only a question of time when this part of the state will be plentifully supplied with fruit At present there are in the country quite a number of good, bearing orchards, and a great number just beginning to bear. pbohibition. Though differences of opinion exist as to the method by which the end is to be obtained, there is great unanimity in the belief that the sale of intoxicating liquors as a beverage should be abolished. This is notably the case in the state of Iowa, in which the people, largely through the influence of the various churches, have reaffirmed their adherence to prohibition, and have passed a stringent law, with heavy penalties attached, for its violation, increasing the penalty as the violations a?« repeated. The law is to take effect the 4th of July next ensuing. The letter of the law is too lengthy for me to give, but the spirit of the law is that the same legislative power that can protêt the partridge on the prairie, the fish in the stream, and the sweet-songed warbler in the forest can protect the music of home. As to tbe result of the law, I have no comment to make. I allude to it simply as I find it written on the statute and engrafted into the organic law of the state. Ministers of the gospel have been preaching on the enforcement of the law. Behind the arm of the law a strong public sentiment in favor of right is to be found. There may be test cases taken to Üie courts, and irregularities found that may cripple it for a time. But right never dies. Trampled on, it only sinks to rise more triumphant And as other states shall fall in line, let them write on their banners: "A school house on every hill-top, and no saloons in the valley." Yours, J. D. Bonab. —Belaember that Training School fior ducted by county the Normal teachers, con- BupOTintendent Denny and Prof. Luke, will be held at Albion, commencing July 28, and continuing six weeks. Blaine and Logan, Hear the Slogan; Logan and Blaine, Victory is plain— Hear it again. Amen—amen! Everybody's gone to the "hoss race" at Kalamazoo, who could go, and the rest are out of patience at the perversity of the times. In spite of the festive "tater" bug, the farmers have new potatoes of quite good size, and are indulging in the luxury of sampling them. The Michigan school ma'am is now resting on her laurels, and the fellow who "chawed gum" at the foot of the class, goes into better business. Now vat you tinks of the decision of the Chicago convention ? I tinks its mighty Blaine. We do not say aye to this nomination, simply because the nominees are republicans, but because we believe, judging from past record, and present worth, that the presidential ticket nominated in Chicago, is a good one. Forepaugh has come and gone, and the whitewash slipped off the diety of Siam, and the average Richlanders swore by the vacancy in their purses, that—that—well, that they'd hev another half dollar or so by the time Barnum got here, and then the'd hev 'nuther chance at currying the magnesia off another "bulephant" The season of row-boats, picnics, festivals, &c., is upon us, and the fellow with light pants caters arotud the custard pie; the relatives who go picnicing forever, and always are there—namely the frisky ants—are inquisitive as ever. The fellow who sells refreshments forgets which is lemonade and which is water, and all are happy. ^ We read with much interest The Era's publication of the old settlers' memorial. We were personally acquainted with some of the deseased, and every year we are reminded that the Reaper is robbing good, old Noble of her honored pioneers. One by one our friends are leaving us, never to return, and it is right to remember them fondly and truly, as we hope to be remembered when we follow them. We have a hen of the Brahma kind, that habitually lays eggs, dou-ble-yolked, and each egg measures 6 inches around the circumference, and around it lengthwise, the ^neral measurement is 8 inches. How is that for an egg story ? I think I hear you say: "O, that's nothing much of a story seeing it comes from Michigan." While in the story line I wish to mention that among the young chicks hatched on the Crocker ranch this spring, was a little brown fellow who boasted of an under jaw, in formation resembling a sheep's, he being minus the lower portion of a chicken's beak. In other respects he was a respectable chicken. But finding he could not eat very good as chickens eat, and could not chew like a sheep, he gave up the problem of life after a struggle of five weeks. This is also a true story, even if it does hail from Michigan.TAMARACK TALK. by onk of the hoys. Friends and relatives are watching the grave of the late deceased T. G. Starkey. We are informed that 'tis by his request that they are so doing, which, in our opinion, is perfectly right and proper. But we think it is very unbe^ming for young men, on their departure, to fire their revolvers off in the vicinity of the cemetery. It is not only doing the friends and relatives injustice, but is annoying to people living along the road to be aroused from their slumbers by the report of these deadly weapons. WAWAKA LOCALS. Nothing in Particular. We are shut up in these bodies of ours, and subject upon digestion. You can't work to much purpose unless you are welL It is all the same whether you work with head or hands or both. Maybe you have no especial disease which can be named, but lack spirit, strength and tone. You should take Parker's Tonic at ouce. It purifies the blood, regulates and strengthens the digestion, and sets in order the liver and kidneys. It is a safe and delicious stimulant BT U-NO-MK. The pay-car enlivened up the boys last Thursday. The weather has been extremely warm the past few days. The railroad carpenters are putting in a new grain track to the elevators. It is funny how some of the "gals" do make "mashes" on the new operators. Now is the time to take a good county paper. The New Era is one of the best Mrs. Rev. Mahan and Mrs. Dr. Gard were visiting here on Friday and Saturday. Henry Palmer drove off with a bran new binder from our town the other evening. W^ell, who for the next select school y Let some one play with the children awhile. John Meek was called to Stryker, Ohio, last Friday to attend his grandfather's funeral W. C. Mummert and wife returned from a three weeks' visit to Ohio on Friday of last week. Jacob Zimmerman and lawyer Best, of Ligonier, were in town on business the other day. The Springfield Band Picnic in Shaw's Grove, Saturday afternoon and evening, was a success. Tom and Cale are getting over the territory in good shape. They will both get support in Elkhart township. Cale McMeans and station agent Ford, of Brimfield, were upon our streets Wednesday afternoon of last week. It was rather late the other Sunday evening when the "Swingers" came in, but Gilla is one of the boys, they say. G. W. Mummert is getting rid of his sawlogs at a lively rate. The boys keep the old mill humming right along. John Duerr, of Kendall ville, came down the other day, and he and C. K. Greene took a fishing expedition, and enjoyed the pleasures very much. Dr. Bartley is going to try his hand at the poultiy "biz." If anybody succeeds, the Doctor will, as he is successful in all his undertakings. A Wawaka husband and wife came to blows the other day. Nobody hurt, but there might have been, if "rosy cheeks" had got her "dander up." Billy Gappinger, of Kendallville, was in town bright and early the other morning, and informed us that he had a horse stolen the night previous, but had no clue to the thief. It was a disgrace to the community the way a few hoodlums carried on at the Dunkard church a week ago Saturday evening. Why is such work allowed when we have strict laws?VIOLA NOTES. h y vi doc. —At certain seasons of the year nearly every person suffers to a greater or less extent from impurity of the blood, biliousness, &c., &c. This should be remedied as soon as discovered, otherwise serious results may follow. Sherman's Pbickly Ash Bit-TEBs" will effectually remove all taint of disease and restore you to health. Everything quiet and business good. Joseph Greenfield Sundayed on the county line this week. Mr. David Lower has a relative from Kansas visiting him. Look out for the dedication of Nicholl's Hall in the near futura S. F. Coosard raised the addition to his barn on Saturday. Everything lovel/. O. P. Grannis, not finding a suitable market for his turtles, has about 600 "moss-backs" on hand. Some farmers have taken away their line fences, which means keep your stock at home. If you haven't a home, keep them tied up and feed them "post" hay. Mr. Phingst finally made up his mind that he isn't as young as he used to be, and, in the future, his son-in-law, Mr. Aukerman, from O., will hold the plow. Leaving us to judge, at no time in the history of our nation have the prospects been so flattering as now for a complete victory for the republicans in November. It is getting so that 'tis hardly safe for any one to be alona Unknown feUows are seen prowling around every day. Can it be possible thftfc one will have to guard at night whjftt he earns through the day t John Bowersock's little child has the erysipelas. William Favinger has returned home from Fort Wayne. The Green Center and Huckleberry schools will close with high honors. Henry Hill and his wife will go on an extended visit to the state of New York soon. Mrs. Fisher has left her home at this place and gone to friends near Kendallville. About three or four young persons of this place will attend the Teachers' Training Institute at Albion this summer. George Peabody was home from Whitley county, and spent a few days with his parents over in Jefferson recently. Many of the girls, and some that "aint" girls, harbor quite an unfriendly feeling. Pity the news-gatherer. Crops of all kinds are looking splendid, and "no preventing Providence," the farmers will all reap a rich reward for their summer's work. Some of the farmers who would not sell their wheat for one dollar per bushel are now lamenting, and would gladly contract all they have got for sale at less than the above sum. A person by the name of Brooks is making his home with Mr. Walbum at present In a lecture near here a few years ago, Mr. Brooks stated that he had spent 1,492 days in "endurance ville." A fellow passing through tried to sell a four dollar watch to one of our citizens, representing it to be an eighty-dollar gold watch, but was given severely away, and seemed very anxious to go to a dfferent field of labor. 00000000000000000000000000000<k)0000<h)000 o + R-E-M-E-M-B-E-R * He M; Irisai, -] AT [- ALBION, IND'A, Commencing July 28, '84, and Continuing Six Weeks. Tnxitioaa., :: $5-00. Special attention Riven to the use of of AnparatuK, Methotls of Teaching and Discipline. Several hundred »pecimeus will use to illustrate our work. For further particulars address I). D. LUKE. 27-tf w. p. denn v. . ........ II i! ¡; liiill 1! I! Ï " li i! 3 _ Ooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooü —Pain from indigestion, dyspepsia, and too hearty eating is relieved at once by taking one of Carter's Little Liver Pills immediately after dinner. Don't forget this. nsTEW BS/ICK:Livery &f eed-Stable. CARRIAGES fob BUSINESS o» PLEASURE; SAMPLE WAGONS for COMMERCIAL MEN, AND GENTLE TEAMS FOR LADIES.TERMS REASONABLE IBarn on Jefferson St., North of Court House, \ ^ ALBION, IND BI3. BiTO-X-B, I®rop'r. The St. Paul Twine Binder, The Wood Reaper & Mower, ^3ìTr> TUB unDi/iyo unuoi I TH£ Qui J HAT flOWM THÈ» ALL. I iiui mnu muiiLii: SOLD BY J, D. BERG E R, DEALER IJ^ ALL KIJ^DS 0. Hardware and Implements. ;

  • A. Schaff
  • Billy Gappinger
  • C. K. Greene
  • Cale Mcmeans
  • Charles Butler
  • Charles W. Butler
  • D. Berg
  • David Lower
  • G. W. Mummert
  • George Peabody
  • Henry Palmer
  • Jacob Zimmerman
  • John Bowersock
  • John Duerr
  • John Meek
  • John P. Manny Mower
  • Joseph Greenfield Sundayed
  • L. W. Welker
  • O. P. Grannis
  • Richard Williams
  • S. F. Coosard
  • S. K. Easterday
  • Sheriff Allwein
  • T. G. Starkey
  • W. C. Mummert
  • William Favinger
  • Wm. Trump

Share Page

Publication: Albion New Era

Location: Albion, Indiana

Issue Date: June 26, 1884

RealCheck