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   Logansport Weekly Reporter (Newspaper) - March 22, 1910, Logansport, Indiana                                i s C ansoort SemiWeekly Reporter VOLUME 42 NUMBER 50 LOGANSPORT SEMIWEEKLY REPORTER TUESDAY MARCH 22 1910 PER ANNUM semis IN cm BE TESTED THE OPENING CHORUS MARCH 21 NULF IS CHARGED WITH RUNNING IT IS SAID THAT THEY HAVE NOT A SUNDAY BAR THREE CAUGHT IN PLACE Police Say that They Have the Goods On Nulf and Intend to Stick May Lose His Lioinse From Dally An upstairs room over the rear of William Nulfs saloon at 426 Third street was raided yesterday morning at 10 oclock by the police and it is alleged that they found a Sunday bar with a complete stock of wet goods Theraid followed investiga tions which have been made for some time past and the police are confident that they will make a case against Nulf This Is the first arrest for viola tion of the liquor laws in this city since the local option election last spring arid If the charges are proven gainst Nulf his license will be taken kway so quickly that It will make his head swim The police recently got wind of a Sunday bar over Nulfs place of busi ness and he has been watched for BEEN FOR YEAR UNFAIR TO MERCHANTS The Scales May Have Become De ranged and Merchants are as Lia ble as Customers to Get Worst of It From Dally How long has it been since the dif ferent scales in the city were tested It is said that they have not been test ed in over a year Who Knows The Daily Reporter does not contend that merchants coal dealers and oth ers using scales are dishonest but it does believe that tneir scales should be tested 1 he best under constant use often becomes deranged And tne little Derangement may cause the merchant or the coal dealer to get the worst ofIt and it may be that the purchaser js getting the worst ot it The scales should be tested It is the duty or someone In the city to do this testing and this someone should get busy In many states each city has anofficial who is known as the some time Many men hnve been seen gealej of weights and measures His going up to the rooms above the sa loon and yesterday morning just after three men went into the rooms the official duty is to visit all stores and places where scales and measures are used and test them He is kept busy police made the raid and couped the tne elltire year and tne merchant or whole bunch Nulf and the three men other dealer whose scale is found out were taken so quickly that they did of a couple of times in succes not have time to get away The room sion is generally hauled before the was furnished partly as a living room I court ana relieved of some of his and partly as a bar A back stairs money lending down into the saloon told the tne and it Is said that the men were Usually merchants welcome the visit of the sealer of weights and measures all enjoying a cool stein The enjxhey are anxious to know if their tire party was taken to police headscales are correct for the scales of the quarters and after statements were honest dealer are as liable To give him taken by Prosecutor George A Ouster tho three witnesses were released Nulf was sent to jail Jfe appeared before Judge S G Gif this morning and the trial was Thursday morning nt 10 oclock The business men will proba bly take part and lend their support the prosecution Ihe police say that Nulf was not succeeding very well in the saloon business and lie took to running a Sunday bar to keep up ex penses Seven men slated for intoxica tion Saturday night and all this morning in Judge S G Giftorflt court They were George Brovfn and John Pierce of Kokomo George Brooks of Peru V P Stetson ot Dav enport la and George Farmer Daniel BoJen and Carl Johnson of this city Johnsonis a minor and he claimed that a bottle of whisky was given to him by a man on ihe South Side He and costs and sent to lail for fifteen days George Farmer waa also sont to jail for fifteen days George Brown and Stetson were ooth fined and costs but paid their fines The others were fined Jl and costs tut went to jail i PLAN SUMMER INSTITUTE Members of the Ladies auxiliary tp the Cass County Farmers institute held a meeting Saturday afternoon planned to hold a midsummer institute in this city which will Je held In June A breadbaking darning and patching contest will be hdd for tne girls and general prizes will be offered The loliowing com mittees were named JoTin Miller Mrs Eflgar Phillips ana Miss Florence Uttle Rice Clinton Mrs M M Martin and Mrs Mil ton Myers New waveriy Darning and Patching Bd Miller Deer Creek Mrs Harry Wilioh Deer Creek and Miss Rice Bread Making M M Martin Mrs John Warner and Mrs Edgar Phillips CUTOFF PLANS The plans for the Panhandle cutoff in this city were completed last week by local engineers and are now in the hands of the eastern officials of the road Theplans show extensive freight yards on the south side of the Wa bash river extending from Anoka jucc tlon to Kenneth where a bridge across the river will be constructed If the officials act favorably on the cutoff thework of construction will probably begin In two years MUSHED WITH WORK Local building contractors are refus ing to bid on any more work hecause pf the large amount that they have M There is a scarcity of car the worst of it as they are nis cus tomers Logansport has no sealer of weights and measures but it is the duty of someone to test the scales once or twice a year and this should not be Did You Notice that SpringCame in at This Morning cldent Polly gains Health in the home oi tne country pastor and with health comes happiness He teaches ner many things but first and best of all opens her eyes to love and home andall the glbryj of the heartnstone It isnt fair to tell you all the pretty MOVING GOODS Adolph Winqulst who recently pur chased an interest in the undertak ing firm of Kroeger Strain moved his goods from his establishment to day and tomorrow will become a part ner in the firm of Kroeger Winquist It was recently announced that Wln quist and Kroeger would unite but the deal was not closed until today ows the dramatic moments when SAPID RISE OF IDA ST LEON AS pollya heart is in the balance but il POLLY OP THE CIRCUS REAL CIRCUS is enough to say that the last splen did stage picture when the circus moves off in the distance and jolly stays clasps in the arms of the pastor one scene alone is worth a trip DEAD BOY WOULD HAVE GOTTEN MONEY IF GOOD CHURCH TO GET ALL NOW Was Engaged for Circus Actof the to the Nelson theatre tomorrow Will of Margaret Smith Was Filed for Thompson Production and Jump ed into Shoes of Mabel Talliaferro The characters who go to enrich the story are all delightfully the narrowminded villagers who drive Polly from her tiaen and tnere No Polly of the Circus is not a is not a dull moment m the play i musical comedy it is not a circus nor is it a riproaring farce of the present day It is a tender delicate little drama with a Probate This Who is Named in the Will is Now Dead ROYAL CENTRE NEWS I From Ballr Had Russell Smith who died a few i weeKs ago lived he would have oeen obliged on becoming twentyone years old to convince Milo Smith executor beautiful heart Royal Centre Ind March Tne Qf Qf Margaret A interest story iu it just as you would new bank is progressing Quite rapidly wnicll was flled Ior probate expect from Mrs Vaybs pen It is now Directors were selected circuit court this played by an excellent company delday evening as follows A R Beck fs tQ hl bythg deceased would icately and prettily even though there ley Thomas Barr J j Schmidt Iratgo to the church of Christ By the is no individual star It is only too Kistler G WWeyand George terms Qf this wlll MIlo Smith as rtrns of a certain true that in most of the dramatic pro Kistler and A M Dill A meeting of Jg to cblject WAS HELD YESTERDAY MASS MEETING OF UNION MEN Jductions the star is the thins ana the directors is to be held this even the supporting company usually a less to select officers after which pa talented But Here without perswill be forwarded to the secretary auy star we have an exceedingly wellof state aad a charter secured The ASSOCIATION FORMED Lbor Men Plan to Make This Celebra tion the Greatest that Has Ever Been Held in Wabash Valley balanced performance managers wish to be in working order Tho Logansport Labor Day associa The leading role is splendidly ban in a months time died by Ida St Leon andthe other Mrs Lemmie Day and son are mak lorifx Ust of characters employed in the ing a visit withrelatives at Adams actioa of the drama include a numjbcro ber of exceptional artists Dr Punk has purchased a Ford au Ida StLeon is the protege of Ma1 tomobile and will see it he cant malte bel Talliaierro who originated the his forty and fiftymile drives in tion was perfected yesterday at a of Polly She is seventeen j eighteen and twothirds minutes raeeting of the local uaion which ears oldbut has held at oclock in the Trades assembly hall The meeting was well attended and nearly all of the local unions were represented The per manent officers selected for the asso elation are President C C Clugston vice president John Miller secretary Arthur Halstead treasurer Chester most of her j Five thousand five in the sawdust ring She comes twenty doisen eggs were handled by of a circus family ana is one of the our stores last week and almost best barebacK riders in the business When Polly of the Circus was first produced Frederick Thompson en gaged Ida St Leon ner mother and two brothers for tae circus scene in the play The little girl toos great interest in the work of Miss TallTafer ebrations that has been held a number of committees will be named on to look after the de tails for the big jollification The mer chants here are all heartily in favor of ofbusiness and move v every line every oit the star Talliaferro noticed tne interest of rirl and became interested in her She saw that the girl possessed the an actress far above she coached her the average in the part a Labor Day celebration at home and right tempeVament ana ability to be was for this reason that the local Trades assembly withdrew from the Wabash Valley association and formed she feigned illness to give ttis association A vote was taken the girl a chance and tne little saw yesterday as to whether or not a big dust queen jumped into the part and street parade would be held but tie in a nighl lifted nerseif from the saw mutter was laid over until another dust rjng to ihe Borderland of star meeting when all of the unions will be represented in the meeting The members named the last Sunday in ench month as a meeting date and the meetings will tie held at oclock in the afternoon As the time for the Day celebration approaches s thought that more of the local unj ions will take interest in the associaJ still with the company were paid out for them Its very evi dent that hens are working overtime George H Gise was out trom Lo gansport Saturday on business LEG FSACTURED orking on his farm north east of the city yesterday afternoon Fred Homburg fell on the stone steps cf his barn anrl received a broken leg A physician was summoned from this city and set the limb The leg was broken just above the ankle TWO DIVORCES GRANTED Miss Talliaferro was delighted and when she laid aside the produc tion to play the leading rose in The j Call of the Cricket sne prevailed up1 on her husband FredericK Judge Lairy this afternoon granted divorces to JIaggie Bair from her hus band Millard E Bair and Rachel C from CharlesF Wilt Both wo men received as alimony NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS Do not fail to require a receipt tion and lend their assistance in mak1 ing the celebration the largest ever held in Lognnsport to engage this little seventeenyear from carriers for any money paid girl for the or Polly The to them for subscription We mother and two brothers are cannot properly credit your counts unlessthe collector leaves a receipt for each payment DAILY REPORTER The story of Polly is the sort that rou want to hear over and over again Left behind Ii3r circns ifirousS anac piece of property andapply them to wards the maintenance of Russell Smith until he is twentyone years old Then the property is tobe sold and if Russell has remainedhonest industrious and temperate he is to have half the proceeds the other half is to be given to Ephraim Richardson of this city James M Briggs of Ma rion and A W Harvey of Indianapo lis as trustees tobe used In financial y assisting the Church of Christ In the event that Russell is sowing his wild oats the church is to get all the money Russell will not be obliged to make an accounting to Milo Smith now and the Church of Christ will undoubtedly get all the moneybecause the young man is dead The case of Frank E McCuily against Thomas H Ireland was dis missed in the circuit court this morn irg THIRTEEN TOOK TEST The following grade pupils took the high school examination Saturday in Noble township Fay Roller age fif teen Ruby Ross age fifteen Jessie Kistler age fourteen Vera Henry age fourteen Clara Dummage twelve Esther Saxon age fifteen Mattie Kis tler age fifteen Geraldine Clark age fifteen Flora Barneti age fourteen Marf Heckard age fourteen Nola Cra gan age sixteen Margaret McMillen age sixteen and one boy Fred Sea right age fourteen PREPARED FOR BURGLARS J H Foley has placed stesl shutters OE the doors aad windows in the rear of his grocery and has alsoinstalled a burglar alarm He Is determined that robbers will not get into his store again CHARLES FIGLEY SERIOUSLY IN JURED YESTERDAY IS AT THE HOSPITAL Wheels Were Being Raised In AI When Air Lift Broke and Fell Upon Figley Crush ing Leg OFF EP MQLftSfHIl BROADWAY STATION WILL BE USED BYCITY CARS 0 0 EMMONS IS COMINU Will Be Either Tomorrow or Next Day and Will CIOM for the New Interurban Station From Moadnrii Daily Charles Figley employe of the Pan handle engine house residing at 314 Broadway was seriously injured yer terday afternoon at oclock1 whil work In the shops A pair of guard wheels off an engine fell on him mashinghis right leg into a pulp anr inflicting other injuries The accident was caused by the plunger In a com pressed air jack breaking Figley is now in the St Josephs hospitalin a serious condition His leg had to be amptated Ffgley with his fellow employes were removing the guard wheels from under the engine and with the air jack they had raised the wheels about a foot from the tracks Figley crawled under the engine to loosen some bolts and whileunder the wheels the plunger of the jack snapped in two letting the wheels dawn on Figleys body His right leg was directly un der the wheels and it was mashed into a pulp He also received other in juries about the body He wasun conscious from the loss of blood when taken from under the engine and Dr J 3 Shultz was called Immediate amputation of the limb was all that would save his life and Figley was hastened to the St Josephs hospital iin Tuckers ambulance The limb was taken off just below the knee and when Figley regained consciousness ho was very weak from the loss of blood This afternoon was some what improved althougo his heart action was weak KILLED BY TRAIN Michael Callahan age eightythree yearsan inmate of the county inlwn ary at Rochester was killed Saturday afternoon at Grass Creek when struck by Vandalia freight train ia charge of Kngineer Fred Horn and Conductor Acie Porter of this city Callahan was lying on the tracks when the train ap proached and the engineer could not stop in time to prevent striking him Callahan was probably prostrated and bad fallen on the tracks The train was running slow and if he had been standing Engineer Horn would have seen him In time to stop His head and a hand were cut oft No matter wnere tne new interur uan station is located the present sta tion will not be abandoned according to the present plants 01 tie ot the Fort Wayne Wabaeh Valley Traction company Tne companys lease on the present buildingdoes not expire for tnree years anduntil tne expiration of theleaw itwillbe ueed as a station for city cars Just the new Intelurban station will be lo cated is not positively known C D general manffer of tne com pany is expected to arrive la toe city either tomorrow or the next day and formally close up the leal lor the new passenger and frelgfit depot It Is said that Kxeiubergera brick store nouse on Third street just south of he corner building has been selected by the company but nothing definite s known It is admitted By the owu irs that the company AM an option on the ouilding but the company ikewise has an option on one or two more places in the city and sonolh ng positive will be known until Mr Smmons arrives here finally closes the deal It IB possible that the company would have continued to use the pres et station and Broadway from Third to Fourth streets fora passenger and reight station until dooms had not the Daily Reporter stirred the city Administration into ac lon The Daily Reporter during tne erm of the last administration made demand after demand for it to com pel this company to stop ustof Broad way asafrelfhtfiieipoi was paid But with the new administration it again took UD he fight with the result tnat iany Is going to secure anew station PROJECT WAS INFORMALLY CUSSED YESTERDAY AN ACTIVE CAMPAIGN Will Soon Be Started to Secure the City Officials Favor but Finances Stand in the Way From M The Tardes Assembly has decided again make a demand for a public bathing house Tne matter was Infor mally discussed at the aieeting yester day but nothing official was done However the demand lor a public jath house is just as urgent as ever and the laboring men believe that the city should build one During tSe term of the last administration the Trades Assembly endeavored to secure a public bath house the council on several occasions appropriated the money but the board of works rerosed 0 do anything in the matter The abor men believe they will receive diffeerrit consideration at the hands of the new board and committees will be appointed within a snort time and an active campaign for a bath Tionse will be made A public bath house Is one ot the greatest needs of tie city It should e provided and nndonbtedly wiD be if he present can see ifg way to do it Mayor D D FIclde Is heartily to favor of the project and 1 the financial arrangeeznnts can be satisfactorily made it is possible ihat hath house will be erected this spring The citys bad financial concllfion pre vents immediate acfibn but iha city officials hope to effect some ararnge menls by which the Tjath tome cma be built JOHN ROWE KILLED s William Howe Panhandle engineer eslding at 1416 High street received telegram Saturday evening announc ng the death of bis son John Howe 11 San Bernardino CaL Tne tefefcram was brief and stated that Rowe was killed in an accident His fatter wired or particulars at once but a menage was received in return stating thai the emains would be trongbt here tor mrial arriving next Saturday The eceased was formerly a Panhaadte ngneef In thiscity but went west atout five years ago to work on the Santa Fe He located in Ban Ber ardino and last June fee narrled California girl The deceased a member of TIpton lodge F ft JL II and also belonged to the B ot T here SURVIVOR OF CHERRY MINI Frank Walte one of the miners who was entombedfor seven days tn the cal mine at Cherry BL said who ww ne of the few rescued is appearing at the Crystal theatre this week ppears in theeiotkerfer wore topping out of the wMcfc wo he tomb of hundreds of unfortunates cd he tells of the Of seven days He has a certificate from he president of the miners union howlng that he Is really one of tie escued miners RETURNED MONEY Mrs John Meek on Market tfeet filed an affidavit against Men foore this afternoon charging Urn with peit larceny She claimed that 6e lose handkerchief la last night and saw Moore pick It up loore wax summoned and retmnied be money stating that Tie gotaf advertise for it COWELL IN W W CowelWormerly of cotffl r has been elected a member of the cnool board of Maiden Wash Mr ell is well and fkrbnCfely IB jgansport prospered stoce ring west Last Tuesday evonhiff owever he coffered a great loss Hat his infant daughter died after months S D Genora or Dunkirk who has been refused a liquor license times has again application and Us csxewfflcontevp Hi B wfco aHo txtWM own three times wfll   

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