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   Clinton Clintonian (Newspaper) - December 20, 1910, Clinton, Indiana                                 THE  CLINTONIAN  WEEKLY, FRIDAYS. EXTRA EACH TUESDAY  iti,  Vol. 22.  r -  CLINTON, INDIANA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 20, 1910.  No. 40  SALT HER SIIIL RLLliEEP WELL  Clinton Coal Company's Searcii For Fresh Water Strenuous And Expensive  HBLE DOWN^T TOO FEET  Now in Fourth Vein of Salt Water and Rock as Hard as Granite Slows Work  The hole being sunk by Burton & WftUaoe of Sullivan. !ni3.. ior the Clinton coal company, on Ihe farm of tlie latter, wliicli .vas formerly the Pentreath laiui. is down about 700 feci and the search for fresh water for the boilers is still futile. Three gushing veins of salt water had bct-n paspod through before last wceli and when Saturday nighi caiiK-the hole stood full of water, ai^ badly charged with the mineral as ever. The casing has been lifted a number of times and i-'ie hole reamed out so the pipe could be lowered. The size nuv. being used is four and seven-eighths inches in diameter, iiein.c about two-thirds the size of that us'ed at the top of the hole. '  The drilling will continue indefinitely, although it was .souu' uu.- ■ ago thought it would cease a bom ; 000 fek, if siitisfactory rc:iuU< j wore not obtained. The need of | water might boconae sl>  Starts Trouble, Gets Stabbed, Pays For It, Kisses and Makes Up  John Vascovi of Ninth street and his cousin, Anton Vascovi. both men of thirty-or-so years of age, passoniately kissed one another, last Friday morning and made up after they had tried to whittle one another's head.- off. following a booze-bee Thursday night. The two spent tile niglu in jail, .John with a hole entirely through one hand and with utI.CT .slaslies reminding him of tlie ler.uih of his cousin's dagger-like knii'e bl;ide. iiJut .John adiuitted he had fiianec] it and so was entitled to nicst of the glory and the gnsiies. i'iie i-oui^ins were both tined for assault and 'aattery. after a hearing 'ie:"(ire snuir-.' Waiker. the one who •A';'..: I \u tini liinos worse than the oiiier being given to the otiier'  one. And then, knowing his cousin was short on Cliristmas money, Jdji!! ¡laid both fines and both costs.  two then kissed, lir.-^t o:ie ehe.'k then the other and went ho:;.*' Thev s.iid they'd been drink-i.it, iiiul the 'Sitting affray occurred i;i (]ru-k ruu:;! in the home of one tw.i a ho is married. Chief ; lias the bloody dagger-biad-■ : pocket knife tliat helped pave the way for t!;e ki.=sing svene Fri-liav riiornin-^'  A  NE  A  To Demonstrate First Aid Work At City Hall Tonight  Members of board expressed  Clinton's health themselves as  feeling that the report about ne  in Clin-Clintonian, thcni. It  example, that it not impossible, often a case as diphtheria stages, nose it, in doing  exposing their words, they are  gleet of quarantines tOii. in last Friday's refiected nnihily uiion was not intended to refl<ict unduly ujion anyone but to reflect the i".;ct that the public feels that there is too much neglect of quar-;!iiUi;vs in Clinton, aiui tiie in-ti. ntinn is to keep on reflecting i has elapsed tliat this fact as long as the fact ex-j c^r cultnrts have i>:S I tile ■ l-^-iHy i;;  If de.\dly disease germs were j I'l'ysician ;ioes nut :is uig, and as ugly, as rattle-s;;,i,kes. the public would be out h ropes ready to hang anyone  j At city hail tonight (Tuesday) I win be held a public meeting at which Alex Wilkie, Alex Symmes is difficult, if' Howes, Clinton coal  ! miners, will explain and demonstrate something of the first aid to the injured work ih which they assisted as members of the corps in Scotland and England. This step  to diagnose in the early Until they do so diag-ali they feel justified is to warn the family  advised  t'ne presumption that ^ --'-i'»-'-ioi- Sunday afternoon.  to be one of i Lope of those intereste lime enough i 'that the public  clear ' this open tneeting. which  that  ;.-ponsihle lor exposing !i ' to them. Because I ¡icroscopic feliows can't it is natural that it takes  the pub-the little be seen, time and  . gamst in other to act upon the case may prove  v.ipaliieVi;'.. ..lUL UiiVil  it is revealed dini'theri.i. i;.s  Li; 1 k it pr < '  or to .^ee t'-t a ca' : .s put u.)  But if there is anything in much talk line : ct'.rs in Chnton, there i.Ne beer, such things as j>ay-sicians diagnosing <i C'ilSG ilS contagious or infectious dise.ise, then later mailing a report to a  frieiuis. ^ agreed upon- at a meeting in Tucker's hall or" the first aid or  is, of course, free.  William Llewellyn, the secretary, v.lio has been corresponding with the bureau oi mines and the Red Cross society, has written for further instructions and rules.  K. Of P; S ÄfTEB  BLOCK  Scott and Martin Buildin^f Bought if Deal is Financed To Order's Satisfaction  TRUSTEES T|yO GET BUSY  Action TaKen at Last fleeting Ordering Them to Proceed— Figure Named $20,000  ag;i.it!.:!! to waken a certain per-jofficer. dated back. The centage of the public to tiie need : ^""^ehold has been •■favored" o: koeiiing the deadlv germs cag-»^'"S allowed to go for sev-  Pig That Hath Ears- Two To Spare  ed. or as nearly • caged'" as pos-i sible.  "When people will report specii-ic cases to us we are ready to Tut. We are ready and anxious  I eral days without a card  ! the meantime the public  up. In  is ex-  to do our jiart'  said a member.  ; posed to the disease. I There seems little : public sentiment is in favor of closer  doubt that I crystallizing j supervision  of the health board. Another member expressed a similar sentiment  ¡ over the matter of controllable dis-  Paris High School Wins From Clinton, 19 to 16  In a game that showed the contestants well matched, the Paris high school basket ball five defeated the Clinton five at Columbia hall. Ninth and Vine streets, Friday night. Ut to 16. The Clinton lads out-  and asked. "Do (¡itarantines have  you know why i always been soj  eases. I ounce  If it's a truism that an ! Played their opponents in the last of prevention is worth a ; half, the first period having ended-cure, there's no place 1 Paris 14, Clinton 7. Both teams  against  this expensive proposition 01 a cipe "^^'ell. The stone now at the base of the hole is said to be as hard as granite, or at „ least, it is very hard. The hardest steel bits went but twci or three feet a day, last week.  Men who have been near the drilling say the sm/ll oi oil was very strong at Hie iiijie recently, but it is understood iki further evidence of the Koikie!!-r fluid was found. The comp:;:iy isn't after anything but -water, it is understood, and no oil or otii-er minerals are looktd for. I^.it the iavt that driiUngs iom-tiin. ~  Í  i::'er -si  „umu'.uüity is not lost ■ :  in connectiDU with any dvep into the eartr.,  Jnst A Few More l)a\s  Left Of The Contest  Subscription contestants no'.'-." but Tuesday, Wednesday. Thursday, Friday and part o! ^aturd.iv to get "under the v.ire ' witij ;!ie subscriptions necessary ;or weaning one or more of the prizes offered in the just-before Christm: s contest. Unless some of the ceti-testants are "hiding their hands"' it looks as though any hustler who will just get enough to get over the deadline reijuired '«vi:! walk off with the diamond ring or the watch and the $10 in gold.  Lack of space forbids mentioning many details regarding the contest in this issue.  The contestants have the conditions in mind by this time and tl\»5re ia no necessity for urging them further than with the simple proposition that they must be pretty busy between now and Saturday noon, or they will be caught behind the flag. Time is plenty for the one farthest In the rear to land at least one prze. if she win make um of the time.  »  Want Law».  The legislative committee of the United Mine Workers of Indiana.met at Terra Haute. Friday, to consider matters that wlU be submitted t^tbe next legislature. The most iaHl^tt^t measure will be . a bill, , . .^T^uiring operators to pay the shot-firers. A year ago the. Illinois Miu-ersitecnred such a law and this was the% eiuse of the recent strike in that state. The operators contend-y that it was a violation of the  .. /w^|80,-<antract, because it iaa«aiied thlk'^" e<tat oi produdon. The Indiana  a good ea\'es-dropper if there's anything in being well supplied ■•'.;th jilemy of car.<. Whereas in mos» well regulated pig families The .members have but two ears, this particular spci-imen lias twice ; that number. j  .Mr, Rhyan says the two sur- ■ plus ears are set right at the , ";i:i:-e iif the '•main oars" and that : t'.iey are abotu one fi.'urth the ' sii'.e of the latter. The bigger audi- | t"ry ilaps are only about three i ■o\iv:h> t!ie .^ize of those of other i pii;^ .1; •■¡at age. so tliat. from the j - of ijuantity, this young-  -wir;,. tio>.'S!i'' iiave anything on his \ and ~i>ters after all, in; ■:>•• of ear area. "I'he  - — J fir;:i>'d. he.i'thy. It is I  ' ^ i ('. -vhiie. or '"ast this is i r^truin 01 hk^^d in its ; :.;akenp. i  "i iP.itii (■(! '.vhen the jiig was very ' tiiat its ears didn't look ^ ri.if.ir.;!". .Mr. ithy.;i! said, •'but ' ! •litritht its mother., had stepi)ed i ..p '¡le of its eaj's and sjilit ^ ; saw the (.aii'-r ear was j •.I-.' ~;.me -svay. ;>.nd now the four ' \ <-ry distini-t," '  iiUw-.' pumpkin is another mat- i tvr or interest to visitors at the , i::.;.an home, this fall. The big j :• :!:>vs- fellow weighs seventy j peunds and while not a record | bri';iker. compared with pumpkins c-ae "reads about", it's some pumpkin . And this one occupied all its life a rather elevated station,  lie said the seed for this pump- | kins.  "It grew on a vine in my garden, which climbed a grape arbor", said the man «ho planted it. "I feared it would cause trouble so I placed a bix box. upon another one, and droped this pumpkin Into the box. There it grew and developed. It was a good thing the box was a big one. for the pumpkin kept grow-* ing. It Is the largest one I ever raised."  He said the seed for this pum kin was given him by a relative who is interested in a raoniflg factory over at West Terre Haute.  If anyone in _ Vermillion or surrounding counties has a pig with more ears or a pumpkin any larger than those of Mr. Rhyan. they are invited to "come forward."  e health officials. It is believed publicity will do as much as any other agent in arousing the public to the de-t..rability 01' upholding the hands c- the health board in enforcement of the law.  it ' seenis to the thinking public that it's time the health board look just tile iaw ior their guide a! then let all wide awake citizens defend them, if criticisims be hum( hed by an.vone w.ho is displeased at being (piarantined.  best, the matter of maintaining a strict quarantine is ¡tot sinin!(> or eas;.' matter. Members •■•i the health board explain'Hl, for  A real estate deal of much interest is on loot in Clinton, which, protru'scs to be consttmniated this week. If it is, the Knights of Pythias v.ill become the owners of the Scott & Martin building at Third and Blackman sir:^ets. This is regmrded as the best block in the city off Main street and now comprises three street floor btisi-ness rooms, the K. of P. quarters and residence apartments.  The .J. X. Frist Undertaking company has the east room. F. Wright's grocery the corner room and Clark & Zell's mi.'liaery the middle room on the street level. The figure named in the proposed deal is ?L'0.000 and Gay H. Briggs ' is the real estate man handling the property.  Trustees of the lodge went to Terre Haute yesterday in connection with fiiiancing the proposition.  This building was erected in 1907 and it is generally agreed that no building in the city ig hetter built. Oavuga brown prea-  a case of diptheria, or any other disease for which the law requires a card, it is hopted the case will be reported. The facts will be published. Then if there are explanations, the people responsible will have the burden of furnishing the explanations.  It should be stated, in this article. that members of the health board expressed the opinion that the conversation reported last vv'eek was based uiion an erron-ei.'us idea. insofar as it related to a specific case. Tiiis may be true hut it opens up a field of i;K-ts. witn reference to up..=r n -gleet of (¡uarantines in Clinton.  Santa Hears From Little Folks  Clinton, Ind. ;  I)-:-;ir Santa. ;  f  1 want to tell you what I i want for Xmas I am .. yars old, 1  Clinton, Ind.  Dear Santa  I want to tell you what I  want for Christmas I am t) year  am a little girl 1 want you to bring I boy, 1 want you to ;  me a doli, a dolM.uggie some dishes, ¡-"'i^is '"t- a sled, fire engine, hob'oy- | and a little table and a box of blocks horse's, a book of good stories and ;  and a picture book, bring me some nuts candy, and fruit so good by From  Helen .Marie Vansickle.  Clinton, Ind. Dec. IT, li»lÖ.  Mrs. Prehsr Falls.  Mrs. Drehfer, the aged widbw of the late Mr. Dreher, known as a wine maker down about Dur-^ee's ferry, fell a few days ago and broite an arm. On account of her. age, the accident is regarded 9s a serioaa one. /  Dear Santa Claus: — I am a little girl 3 year old and I want to tell you what I want for Xmas.  1  I want 2 big twin dolls and a carriage for them.  Some nuts and candy, thats all. Don't forget my little brother. He wants a rocking horse and a high-chair.  Thats All  Mamie Davis, city, 758 north Sth St.  'íjííí  Dec. 17. 1910.  Clinton, lad.  Dear old Santa I am a Little boy I am going to t3ll you what I, want for Xmas I want a gun a let-tie red wegon also i asked you last -aristnias to bring me a goat and wagon but you didn't did you come in your auto or in your sled or in your air ship it looks more like Christmas when you come in your sled and raindeers O ' yes Santa i want a french harp Dr.  a woman with a yellow •a sure and bring, him one well that is aU tills Christmas good by from your little boy. Alfred Jonas Houston Ccndy and.nuts, sad fndt. .  ' Ì * r V, -  ■ '  some blocks, bring me some nuts. ! candy, and fruit Good By be sure and don't forget my sister Helen. From Carl Vansickle.  Clinton Ind. '  Dec. 17. 1910. i  Dear Old Santa: !  I want you to bring me a gold ' bracelet a set of tin dishes a big doll to S3t in my big buggy.I have som wore little sisters and ; brothers bring them some thing 1 too don't forget candy nuts and ' fruit good by your little girl, |  TJielma Ester Houston. \  Clinton. Ind.  Dec. 17, 1910. 1 am a little girl, I am the sun beam of my mamma and pappa, I thougui - would write to you as It <vas so near Xmas I am going to tell you what I wüu: for Xmas. I wnnt a little red chair, doll, and English doll cart, a gold ring, gold bracelet a little black curlly dog on wheels. Say I hope you" can , onie In your sled. Say I suppose you all know Dr. A. I am his tfrVS; name sake and my name is Rhea Brandson Houston. P. S. Visit all the poore little orph-ats ftrst but be si^-^ou bring me my doll and English d6ll cart.  Good by this ' ~ ' Call ÚboA  Please brln^ me candy nuts and fruit I don't waat Very mèny nuts because 1 hare aoc got meny tooth le«.  capped the visitors more than the locals, yet there is hardly such a thing as getting entirely used to so small a space for active basket ball. The ten participants gave a remarkably good exhibition of the game, considering the space they had to play in. .-\.ll the visitors that could be accomodated were on hand and the rooting had the real basket ball flavor.  Paris got the jtimi) on the locals '□y scoring four times from the foul l:n'>. in rapid stu-cession. U -.vrs hiird to pick out st;irs in the j j,a.:ic. a.? a \.ho;e but the •■vork 01  t!;e e'en^aied i-e:ujr, ¿io.,id ' out p;-c.niine!n'.y in the eurly s.'c.r-lie ii.i;: an advantage of a ■•fe- t ur two" ov'.-r most players and  fast for .1 Uirge fellow. Joe Kuch, forward for Ciinton. played under the severe handicap of a badly sprained ank'.e and a bruised arm. but acquitted himself like a sound man.  It is inevitable that some o\er-ardent fans will yell "robber" at the visiting official but through less biaseil eyes, the work of -L. .-V. Pinkney. teacher of science in the high school at Paris, who ref-erreed. seemed perfectly fair. The sj'.me could be said of Principal .A. G. Morris, of Clinton high school, who umpired.  The locals play Paris a return gam« January 13 and the contest should be a close one. The Clinton quintet goes to Sullivan next Friday night and. unless the line-up is shot to pieces, the boys will expect to win.  The line-up and summary for Friday night is as follows: Paris—Ar-buckle and Shellenberger, forwardtj Keys, center; Huston and St. John, guards. Clinton—Hennis and Kuch, forwards; Runyan, center; Brown and Stone, guards.  Field goals- Kuch. 2; Hennis. 2; Arbuekle, 1; Shellenberger, and Keys, 3. Foul goals: Kueb, 8; Arbuekle, 5, and Keys, 1. Points awarded, Paris 1.  lences including a tjig steam heat-ing plant. The K. of P. floor is of hard wood and the basement of the morgue is specially built with concrete floor and sewer connections.  The property at the rear, occupied by J. .M. Hopkins, is included in the proposed deal but in giving an option, .Messrs. o.ott & .Martin retained the lot to the east and half the east wall.  Owls Start With 187 Membsrs  .According to the statement of '■"rancis M. Veach of Decatur, 111., •vuo was organizer for the lodge .if Owls installed here last Thursday nigiit, tnere were 187 men in the charter membership. ilr., Veacli was to come to the Cunton-ian office Friday and give a report of the meeting but failed to get around and some of the members asked seemed uncertain about who the officers chosen were. The men initiated said they had loads of fun and they enjoyed a big ■ banquet in the Paul N. Bogart block, following the imitation, which was in the Eagles' hall. It is understood the order hasn't arranged for permamnent headquarters, as yet.  Skats on River.  Wabasu at Clinton was alife with 'skaters, Sunday. In some places the stream was entirely frozen over, while in other the skaters didn't go far from shore.  Clinton. Ind.  Dac. 18, 1910. Dear Santa Glaus. ^ I am a little boy four years old. I want a drum and pqpgan and lots of candy and' nuts doa't forset .^e place Crown HiU Ifo. 1 troia yoair Uttte ikMad. Joe Penry.  1. ; -  Ì  Lid Off On Jchosoo's Practidog At Uw  D. C. Johnson, who sold his .halt interest in thj law firm of Johnson & Guinn, about a year ago, and made a contrict hot to prictice in Clinton towns! ip for three years, has taken up the contract with Mr. Satteriee arid ìé ' free again to practice m ail colrrts. Thè law firm,'-,^ of which Mr. Johnson is the sen- ^ ior member, is now Johiison, Bir^;-ham & Zeli, without any strings attach^.  Bailey Knocked Out.  The above remark does not apply to Senator Jote Bailey of Texas but to a young man whose last name is thè same and ^hose first name he probably himself didn't reinemlier. after he'd been through the mfll, Friday. Said'tìm referred to is one- that some Taste calk to Jess Daniels,' barber la; 018 Clab shop, brought on. Bail went down and oat sevenà tii bat kept co-oiing back to caoM distorbaace, oatil the poUoe called. ' The yooag fellow Icked up hot no dham« % fUad aoiast-Uii^ HÀtei   

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