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Washington Gazette (Newspaper) - April 30, 1903, Washington, Indiana if T X SHINGTOW Twentysecond Thursday Ji April PrlceiS WANT INSURANCE Montgomery Business Men Can Get No Becent Threat to Born the Town Has Frightened the ance ri As a result of the recent attempt of an anonymous letter writer to frighten Montgomery into leaving on a under threat of having the town the business men of tho little town are unable to get any ina BBCB on their rooms or They an greatly excited end worried and are loss what to do about the Vord was received from several insur ance companies who have been canying insurance on some of the business houses announcing to their policy hold ere that they consider the policies cancelled as the companies were taking risks that are too The persons whose policies were cancelled then tempted to get their property insured ic other companies who had not their policies bnt the agents notified them that the companies would not ill sure the property because of the great risk and also that the companies ed to let the now die as soon as they expire which will be in a few Unless some other com pany insures the buildings and stock It will be oaly a few months until there will be no insurance on any business house in the The insurance the residences is not how The cancelling of the insurance policies is the direct result of the re ceiving of the anonymous letter by George The matter was printed in the local and metropolitan papers and copied in the insurance papers through out the The insurance panics read of the affair and immediate ly decided not to take any risk bnt to cancel all and as a result the local agents were all notified to cancel those on Whiohpratoinms are paid up and which expire witbin few and also not to any other bnsi QMB bouejjUi Tho companies f ear that ii afire ia started in the busi ness portion of the itown that all of the hontes trilj be I I Montgomery business men are greatly worried and dont know what they will Without any the threat of the writer of the letter assumes a great er danger of a loss And the business men think they will either have to find and get rid of Clie writer organize a fire department and employe night watch mento look after the jNd attempts have been made recently to burn any building In the town but several weeks ago fire was started in the school building and livery barn but both blazes were extinguished without dam A short time after these fires came the threat of a letter writer to burn the town unless the citizens raised and left it In a glass jar on the bridge in the western part of the I REMONSTRANCE FILED i I i i Otto Wade Not Likely to Get Saloon WHEAT DESTROYED Floods Did More Damage Than Was First Ejstoffice Department today endWjPWHDADPD hit only hope was that if any frauds liC TV It is Estimated That In White Klver Bottoms Over OOO are This morning a power of attorney re monstrance jwas filed with Auditor Rob ert agains the granting of a liquor licenge to who wants to sell liquor in in the old Yazel saloon The remonstrance has the names of 319 Elnora citizens or 38 more than is This remonstrance is a revise of the old one and contains ooly the names of persons who were examined and declared eligible to by the com missioners and also a few new It is believed that po name can be got ten off the list by Wade or If Wade fails tq got a license it is probable that Yaiel will open a quart shop in the town early next The International Hod Carriers Union received their charter yesterday and will meet tonight to Sx a wage The local order has about seventeen mem i i weBeat the Tail ors In variety of and stand shoulder to shoulder with the best of them in high class finish elegance of worth of naming prices fully one half less than the best tail ors Another advan tage we can give is the fact that our clothes are ready for immediate We are ready to meet your spring wants with a large The crop bulletin for Indiana for the week ending April says Weather during the past has been for the most and de cidedly with frequent rains while the rainfall was not it was sufficient and of frequent occur rence that the ground was kept wet and plowing acd seeding greatly The daily mean temperature averaged from i degrees to 6 degrees Lelos nor and ice or frost formed in all sec tions on the A severe hailstorm passed ever Floyd county on the doing considerable damage to fruit and A Urge by some as high as wheat in the bot toms along White river hoa been des troyed bv and a small sown early in the shows the effect of but although growth has been slow on account of low tem the crop continues in fine timothy and old clover are doing Spring sown clover ha benn injured by frost in Early sown oats in the south an central sections are up to A good stan and doing but in the north sectio the seed has rotted in many fields an much reseeding will be Owing the continued unfavorable weather an wet ground considerable oat sowing yet to be done in all and it probable the contemplated acreage wi be Planting potatoes and plowing fo corn are in where the is dry in all sections but many localities such work falling b Plums and cherries were injured b frost on the but to what extent not known strawberries were killec in the said hii i only hope was that if any had hen perpetrated the Postmaster Genera would catch the rascals and turn th sm Payne has already correct d some abuses brought to his as a result of the investiga bookkeepermnchinists referred to in these letters a week ago have been ordered to return to the offices ti which they are j charged and hereafti r the canceling will be reps red by the regular machinists employ d in every large On investigation it became evident to Payne riat Beavers had gh en these men sinecures he determined to correct abuse at The recen appointments and promotions made by Superintendent Beavers are all being revisedj as a result of a decision of the Comptroller of the and it ia eatimat d that perhaps half of the em ployes ho had expected1 increases ol salary en the first of July will be dis this applying only to first and second class Charles L Henry Buys the In dianapolls Took Charge of ItepubHcan Stato Organ ExCon PLEASED I Sack Suit 8inglp 1 In Shepherd j i in the new London and ittadfe with every j detail cared for nothing neglected no chafice work about OUT clothing prices 12 ouble Breasted The most fashionable dark bide Serges best suits made the favorite this spring with club men and social Jeaders in all Youll when that they are the best suits i i Prices and Our display is wortj your Original One Price PHONE aba MAIN I Address of Senator Harm Praised at STAFF WASHINGTOH April eathusiasm with which Senator Hanna address on the subject of the Civi Fednration was received by th Amalgamated Association of Stee and Tin Workers is the occasion of mucl gratifflcatlon to republicans in Wash ington who regard Hanna as a power who will secure to the party th solid laboi rote of the Senate when asked recently who th next republican candidate for the Presi dency would promptly replied tha Roosevelt was the only man whose name would be considered and wel posted politicians say that with the fect harmony which prevails in the re publican ranks there can bo no doub but that Roosevelt sweep the The democratic press has been making much of over the alleged friction between Senator Platt and Governor Odell but the knowing ones say that any friction which may now exist will be all eliminated before the national The first intimation of a scandal in the Army which involves officers who have been stationed in Alaska hss just been given by the issuance of orders for a general court It seems that all the officers located at Skagway about a year ago are involved in what ia be lieved to have been wholesale peculation of commissary The high prices of these commodities offered ex ceptional opportunities and it is said that large quantities furnishrd for army use were sold to the public and the offlcen pocketed the Another Alaskan officer is to be tried for a shortage discovered in his He claims that his safe was brcken open looted but he will be called upon to prove the fact to a court These cases are all in charge of General Postmaster General Payne told your correspondent that no member of Con gress had attempted to use influence against the current He said but one Senator had refered to the subject and be had merely written to ask if a friend should come within the scope of the he might be heard in his friends Repre sentative Babeock of Wisconsin was at aster General Pay Be has con e order of First Assistant Post General instructing xwtmasters whose offices constitute a erminup for a rural free delivery route to post tp the offices the namea of the matrons Deceiving mail along the This coarse has beed the occasion of serious qnd emphatic protests from mer chants ib the smaller cities who claim hat names are secured by the mail bouses and are circularized and thelt trade solicited to such an ex tent thaj it threatens the future of the local Payne takes the view thai the addresses of so many per sons havp been changed ks a result of establishing the rural routes that such For the present at sential to the convenience of the and the is es public iroper addressing of ThU order is tlso a disadvantage to the local papers si these names are used by the large daijies to their subscrip tion lists at tha expense of the smaller Dolts and April Indian apolls Journal was yesterday sold by Harry New to Charles Henry of who at once assumed The terms of sale are not made f Humors j that the Journal would Shortly change ownership have been in circulation for some It has been generally understood by the clos est friends Harry New and his who has not been actively en gaged In the work for some that they desired to free themselves from the vexatious cares of a newspa per and the sale of yesterday did not cause much Henry has opt announced his ncr has he indicated what changes he make lathe personnel of tho sev eral Harry New has given out thaf he will engage in busl in but has not an nounced his train dispatchers tada rest also today as there were no specials to look The rest will be jnly tempamy how ever as beginning nejxt Saturday the people will all begin to Several specials will pate through Satur day and Sunday with distinguished visitors who attendedthe celebration all enroute for their homes in the About CO tickets were Bold from this city to Eouis during the past few j John Jackmaz and Jacob who are employed at thje shops left for Louis last night to attend the dedication of the Worlds Engineer Harry of this was hurt by being thrown in the caboose when two broken sections of his came A gashjwas cut lis left TBE SHOPS and THE RAILROAD at Hagerty is home rom Libnratis band passed through this city yesterday fever the jqund for Kansas Sam Waggoner has quit his job at tho and left night for Louis rbm where go to The rush of passenger traffic over the io Louis is about over s the persons went to witness the of tnfe Worlds Fair grounds have almost ajX passed through The Two Little Rogues was the offering of the Shannon company last evening and it was presented in a most excellent manner and delighted alj Lit tle tlazel and Harry Shannon were ex ceptionally clever as Ruth and The specialties wereall To night Dan Susys great railroad the Contractor will be pre This plsy has been produced by Sully in all principal cities and has bebi soured by Shannon at a large royalty and is now being produced for the first time at popular La dies free tickets fill be good again this Tomorrow nifcht Camille will be the Springes harbinger is now at His music fills the Tis not the but the jay Who sheds his TobiasJBurris has sold his property on Pearl street und will move to a farm near Tuesdajy at James a shop employe of this was united in marriagejto Miss Antoinette Lohrenz They have gone to housekeeping of Williams expects to soon begin improve ments ob her The con tract hasjbeen let to Ciawson for The county commissioners will meet n regulaf cession next The for truant officer is about to come to aj The selection will be made It looks as if Har ey Smooi would be an John Sweeney is moving toDugger j Charles Mayers has a hen which layed a very quter looking egg The egg is soifshell and is in two connected by a small the yolk be ng in one suction and the albumen in he Hiram Johnson jnd lomer were today given licenses to practice medicine in Daviess he boys Recently graduated from the ndiana Medical A social was given at the home of ohn Ejteen near Glendale Wednes ay night by the Missionary Society of he Uni4 About a undred people were The town elections will be held at and Montgomery A reception was given at the home of and Patrick on west fain streejt last night in honor of nd Frank Denver who were mar led Robert Russell the mount of the appeal bond in the Elnora qnor case at and no bond has jeen filed i s The com it ion of Beitman and eth McCdnnick both of whom are very w is Neither it expected lire than a few It wlllloe on atapiay Friday morning in Babel grocery The Sweetest Thing J M tttUO At a minister refused to let Misa GertLde the pretty soubrettu who was herb with Wilbur Mack Holy at the church because she was an ac Miss Ltwfa was member of the church and bad ijoae oQ the stage to make aimrjgnnd is considered as a woman of unblemished character The minister said the song uvis a holy one and must not be sung by an unholy The refusal hjis led to a split in the The last will not b first unless he re sponds J Sliirt Waist Suits i I Shirt Waist Suits are quite the thing for the warm Reason and we are showing the prettiest in the They are well handscfme wide Made in a wide range of compris ing plain colors and mixed ieflects in linens find Made of Picinewhitc ground with black dots or Sevjen gore skirt wjth extension strap j Beautiful garments made 1 f r o m wide rahge of Polka dots and neat figures on wK and tan Stitched bands aijd belts to Tasty suits made irom blabk and and blue and white bovelty wash goods with stitched bands of plam goods to Also jnjjlain white mercerized Oxford At this popular price wej show many novel iu make and material Some special pretty garments in light bljae and green ndftelty wash as well as black and white collai and to match Neal Eskridge GROW GROWIJfG t
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