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Clinton Plaindealer (Newspaper) - November 30, 1906, Clinton, Indiana HE A HOME'NEWSPAPEB BY HOME "BOYS." iii^HN & VANNEST, Publishers. CLINTON, INDIANA, NOVEMBER 30, 1906. VOLUME I NO. 49. HOT SODA! Hot as it ought to be. Sweet as you like it. Hot soda clam boiiillon strengthens the stomach Hot soda makes you forget this cold weather. Hot soda hot lemonade will cure your cold. Hot soda beef tea will make you strong. Hot soda hot ginger for stomach sake. White's Pharmacy Clinton's Greatest Drug Store HARRY WHITCOMB DEAD. COMMITS SUICIDE RESIDENCE DESTROYED. j Finlander Girl Ends Her Life by Taking Poison Saima Valtonen is a Finlander girl and made her home with Albert Shonborn on Tenth street. She had been keepuig company Avith an itaiiaii boy by the name of Gioa-ninna and also had an admlrev in the person of Ausia Ishnonen. a Finlandei', who boarded at the ShoubvUTi home. Sunday Elmonen became intoxicated and began to Cj^uarrel with the girl because she had l>>cn keeping company with theJIulian boy. The police vrcn» notitii d and Harrison and V:in-hoo.si'-'r started to the scene but before they reached the house they wore lold by a iparty coming from the house that the quarrel \ras over and that It amounted to noth- That night the quarrel was renewed and about ten tvelock the irirl v.'-nt to her room and after writirig a note to her father, who hves west of Shonborn's, in which she bude him good-bj'C and said that he would see her no mc.re in the land of the living. She drank some hiudanmn. She lived but a few minutes. Home of Martin Murdock Burned to the Ground. Wednesday afternoon Mrs. Martin ¡Nlurdoek. who was in her store on South Seventh street, discovered that her residence was on fire. She gave the alarm as soon as possible ;\nd rushed to the house, hoping to be able to save ii part of the furniture. When she reached the hcmse she was unable to enter on account of the lire and smoke. The fire dep:irtm"nt hastened to the scene but the llames w^ere almost b.>yo7Hl control when they arrived. The house was practically deetroyed. Some'of the men in the neighborhood succeeded in carrying out a few pieces of furniture but they were badly scarred and smol-'ed. Tiie origin of the fire is not known :\[vs. ?.rurdock informed tl;e Plain-dealer thiit she had a iire in both the heating and cook stoves and it is believed that the fire started from one of the stoves. There was 8500 insurance on the house but r^oric on the furniture. The loss is estimated at SI000. A Good and Just man Passed to His Heavenly Reward. Harry Whitcomb, second son of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Whitcomb, .was born in Clinton, Indiana, June 2, 1857; died November 27, 1906, age 49 years, 5 months and 25 days. The cause of his death was due to a complication of stomach, kidney and heart trouble. The attack which ended his life came suddenly and unexpected. He was mu"h improved Monday and felt quite well. He and his sister, May, were making arrangements to spend the winter in lower Calif;'rnia. The funeral services will be held at the Presbyterian church today, (Friday) November 30th at 2 p. m. The remains will be laid to rest in the Riverside cemetery. The deceased i» survived by two sisters, May,, and Mrs. R. M. Pen-treath, and one brother, Benjamin R. One brother, William, preceeded him to the grave. Harry Whitcomb was one of the best known men in Vermillion county. He was a very heavy taxpayer. For many years he was engaged in the coal business and was one of the.first men to develop that industry, which has n)ade Clinton what it is today. He was the organizer of the Fern Hill Coal Co., John White and family spent yesterday at St. Bernice. now known as the Maple Valley Coal Co. He was also engaged in mercantile business in this city. He was a very successful farmer and took great pride in his farm lands. At the early age of 14 he began work for himself on the farm and remained at work and in love with that vocation till death called him away. He was ever of a generous disposition, never holding malice or ill will toward anyone or anything and it was always his aim m life to never do an injury to anyone. Naturally of a quiet disposition he loved his books and papers. He was a great reader and a deep thinker. He was noted for searching out the highest and best in all things, never allowing anything «base or low to enter his heart. He was always generous in his gifts towards institutions of Christianity and charity. On the Sabbath days he attended church twice daily, living the pure life of a Christian. What ho has accumulated in life has been through his great industry his justness and uprightness. By his death our community has lost one of its most useful and best citizens. SAY James Lowden was squeezed through the hips while at work in the mine one day this week. MRS. STOVE USER: Did you ever stop to think that 1-3 of your life is spent in using your RANGE or COOK STOVE 1 "Never-the-less but true." If you are tired and feeling out of sorts yon are compelled to use an old stove or range that is always a soui'ce of annoyance you become aggi'i-vated, where if you had purchased of us an ACRON Steel Range or Cast Cook, you could have gone about your cooking and baking with a smile. Kind friend, we would be glad to have you call in and let us explain why the Acron Stoves and Ranges are the best cookers and bakers made. Why not buy a stovo with a reputation for lasting, cooking and baking qualities. Do us the honor of calling on us and getting our prices. Harlan & Higgins (k-niiif' «5¡¡cf: An oyster supper will be held at the Fairview school house, "Decern ber 7. The proceeds will go for the benefit of the church. Are selling rapidly. Every ticket sold will entitle you| to a seat, as only the seating capacity of the church! I will be sold. Two hundred tickets have been sold out of Chnton. Get yours at once, or you will miss a treat. SQUIRE RUBY'S COURT. Sonieihing: Doinof in the Justice's Court This Week- For the past several days 'Squire Ruby has been a very busy man, handing out justice in big heaps as follov.-s : Tom Slanioski, drunk, $1 and costs, paid. Joe Freskoli, drunk, §1 and costs, paid. Steve Lapinski. drunk, $5 and costs. Gone to jail. John Lapinski, drunk, §1 and and costs, paid. Joe Sugus, provoke, $5 and costs paid. Bernard Groverman, provoke, and costs, paid. Jas. Clover, violating trtiancy law, $5 and costs, paid. Joe Joseph, drunk, $5 and costs, paid. Lowry Kopley, drunk, $5 anc costs, «rone to iiii;. J Peter Podock, drunk, aiid costs, paid. John PaseA'ento, keeping saloon op^n after 11 p. m. $20 and costs, paid. Orvtile Runyan, assault and bat- -.....- ■ ' - ' tery on Ben R. Whitcomb, $1 and costs, paid. Ben R. Whitcomb, provoke Or-ville Rimyan, acquitted. Clay Call, drunk, SI and costs-paid. Wm. Fleming, trespass, ¿>5 and costs. Gone to jail. Otto Ilmonen, carrying concealed weapons, §5 and costs, paid. Henry Clinton, keeping saldori open after 11 p. m. ¿10 and costs, paid. John Mitchell, drunk, 81 and costs, paid. El wood Quizzenberry, drunk, §1 and costs, strdd. Recent Births To Tom Brown and wife, a son. To Sam Steplu-ns and v, if^ a son. To John Burgesiin and wile, a son. To 3Ir. and Mrs. Casjbeor o'! Main street, a son. Worthy Toilet Articles A line that is becoming more po})ular each Christmas. In addition to a full assortment of the grades ordinarily carried we have a line of the finer goods that are especially desirable for presentation purposes. Handsome Military, Hair and Clothes Brushes and Mirrors, singly or in sets, mounted on silver, ebony, rosewood and other beautiful materials. Toilet and Traveling Sets of the same fine goods. Manicure Sets and a variety of Novelties in this line. Be sure to see these things when you are in. Shaving Sets If he doesn't shave himself make it an object for him to do so by giving him a good outfit. We have the kind of equipment that makes shaving both easy and pleasant. The best razors, strops, mugs, lather brushes etc. Cigars The kind that suits smokers. In boxes of 25, 5 cent cigars, iM) cents to $1.25 10 cent cigars $1 to $2.50. Also pipes, cigar cases, match boxes, smokers' sets, etc. Books There is hax'dly a person who has Christmas gifts to buy who should not consider the selection of books. Our stock has been nearly doubled this season. It includes all the latest and most popular novels, together with standard fiction poetry, handsome gift editions. We can suit you no matter what price you want to pay. We regularly sell most books at less than the publishers' prices and will do so throughout the holiday season. Pictures These beautiful art studies are ideal gifts. We have all the latest ones. Better come soon if you want widest selection. Perfumes If you desire a splendid assortment to pick from, high quality and close prices, we shall expect to suppl y you. In fancy bottles, 25 cents to $6. Especially fine standard odors in bottles, 50 cents up. Full line of colognes, toilet waters, sachets Leather Goods Sensible gifts for both men and women in this line. We are showing fine hand bags and pocket books in all the latest styles and leathei's. If she needs a new hand bag, don't fail to show her our assortment. Also strongly made wallets, bill books, purses, match and cigar cases for men. Stationery Items Many attractive and useful things iu this line. Fountain and gold pens, fine box papers in holiday packages, bortfolios, desk sets, letter openers, paper weights, ink wells and other desk accessories. Novelties We have thoi^oughly searched the markets for the newest, and most desirable novelties and believed that we have secured everything that is Worth while. These things will be certain to go first and they can't be replaced before Christmas, so see them while they are all here. THE BONNER-BENCE DRUG COMPANY. The Clinton barid will .o-ive a. grand concert at the Clint* n house New Years eve. The band h;;-' many new selections that are very pretty. Following the concert then-will be a ball, Admission to conc^'i't 25 cents; to ball, 75 cents per coupi. The public is cordially invited. Eyeîp Tested snd Gîo^^e^ Fitteci -BV- H. Harger Gratuate Opthalmolgist AT TUE Corner Jewelry Store FINE WATCH WORK A SPECIALTY and Glazing WALKER'S DRUG STORE
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