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Adrian Daily Telegram (Newspaper) - July 13, 1901, Adrian, Michigan ADRIAN DAILY A PROGRESSIVE PAPER FOR THE JULY LATEST LOCAL AND GENERAL NEWS PRICE Two flDRIflN Dftliy Editor and OVIce 40 Wert Hnnnce TBLBPHOHB ADIIAH TELEPHORI TERnSOF Biz JJ IJp Per by carrier cltj Penoni dnlrUr The Ttelcfnm their It order thnmrh the BTerr U IrratTiUr pleMe ImaxlliH pUUt to tfcie JULT TO TELEQRAM As member of the Telegrams we Venture to sug gest the propriety of omitting bom our items the reporting of Sunday base ball games and all similar violations of law and good Weston The Cone correspondent heartily endorses the idea of Brother of in regard to publishing the transactions of ball games on or any other degrading sport which hap pens on Cone To my good friends above I would say that once there was a newspaper man who decided that he would only pnnt in his paper that which would meet with general In other words he went around among hit friends and asked them to select the departments and articles tbat were so they could be stricken out of tbe He made several He found out that the world was made np of people of many He learned tbat while Jones would not object to the report of a that Smith would so he cut out tbe horso Smith thought that football was a brutal and tbe reports of a foot ball game should be and the editor eliminated An other thought the personal column was a light and flimsy and could very readily be filled with better The editor cut ont the Another mai objected to the editorial He thought the editor didnt know enough to write editorials that were They were not heavy They wen not aeep and and all tbat sort of The editor Mae penciled his editorial Another subscriber criticised the They were An other didnt want to read the They were Another thought it encouraged reck lessness by reporting accounts of bal loon The balloon business was And so it There was not a single feature of the paper bat what somebody offered an objec tion Consequently when the paper went to it came ont an absolute Every feature had been because there were people who bad objections to all of I am frank to say that it is some times very difficult to decide what comes properly in the field of legiti mate and what lies If I followed the suggestions of my cor whose inclinations and wishes I know to be of tbe very I should not publish tbe ac count of any unlawful I have not commended Sunday base ball I have not approved and I do not ap prove it In community like Ad rian I feel whether I am a chnrch man or there should be some reasonable and right recogni tion of the spirit of the I feel that Sunday baas ball is not necessary to the recreation of the peo ple as yet At the same time if 1 omit publishing tbe things that hap which my correspondents do not and then omit the things which other people do not then is quite a strong probability that The Telegram would very soon become a I believe it was the elder Ben the publisher of the New York when being remonstrat ed with at one time in regard to pub lishing certain declared tbat his paper was not too good to print anything the good Lord allowed to I do not know an I can go quite so far as And yet people subscribe for newspapers in order to know what If people vio late the and The Telegram fails to tell what is going then there would be a howl that the paper is be ing If playing base ball on Sunday is an unlawful instead of condemning The or ask ing that nothing be said abont it would seem to me that The Telegram should be expected to give a report of the that the whose duty it is to enforce the might know what is being If my friends have any good reasons to present why The Telegram sbonld pursue a course different from that now being I shall be willing to give them to the I have been in the newspaper business so tbat I know it is impossible to please I know also that men get into a editors I feel that subscribers take a paper for the purpose of finding ont as near ly as possible what is being and whether that be a ball or a or a or a or an or what there is practically only one course to and that is simply make a record of the things that Having none it seems to me tbat the duty of the publisher to the public has bean properly I may be bnt I am not able to see the situation in any other with the informa tion and experience which I bave un At the same time if The Telegram is drifting into improper it is very willing to be set if any good reasons can be pre sented By that I mean ar guments that cannot be negatived by the other side of the A Jolly Party Passed Through Adrian on the Pleasant Trip on a New Buffet A party of 32 neswpaper editon and reporters from Detroit were in Ad rian this morning on a special pleas nre excursion at the expense of the Wabash railway The trip was from Detroit to Montpelier and in charge of superintendent of this and the party occupied one of the band some new buffet and observation can jnst placed on Wabasb fast trains running from Detroit to The twin passed through Ad rian from Detroit at 9 and was drawn by two The handsome new which was de scribed in The Telegram some days occupied the tail end of the big in order to give tbe visitors an opportunity to use tbe observation department Among the visitors was Greg of the Montpelier who came here at 8 to join the party on the Through this gentlemans forethought the Adrian newspaper men were given a hunch over tbe tel and The Telegram man got there just in time to see the train go A Poor Millionaire Lately starved in London because he could not digest his Early use of Kings New Life Pills would have saved They strengthen tbe aid promote improve appe Prioft Money back if not Sold by Hart Shaw ana Shepherd LITTLE Graduated With The Wyoming published at con tains the following of interest toLen awee county for the fact that the young man mentioned is a nephew of of this The item reads as follows Elmer who was gradu ated from Amhent college last won the Woods prize of given for general culture and improvement al so the Porter prize of for scholar ship in astronomy and He has accepted a position to teach in Syracuse next The same paper of another date contains the fol lowing The Siberian characterized as the greatest under taking since the building of the great wall of was the theme of Miss Carrie Wiggins Its import ance to Russia and the world in gen eral IB developing the Siberian country were strikingly brought Many interesting historical not generally were It was a strong paper well Miss Wiggins is also a relative of and the above is in reference to her graduation from the Warsaw A Printer The Hudson Post gives the fallow ing interesting account of the way of the Addison broke into the newspaper and incidently shows that Kempton has reformed as lie is quite a popular as well as a printer One hot afternoon during the summer of 1873 a countrified boy of about 16 yean found his way into the office of the then on the second floor of the Union Hall ani asked for the position of local reporter from his He was supplied with the necessary materials and told to ply hia Since then he has twned four weekly newspapers and been president of the Wolverine Press Association two He is now the publisher of two besides being president of the board of and pastor of the Congregational chnrch in his We refer to of who will exchange pul pits with of this next Sunday Printers and business men are especially in vited to bis As Fine as Loretta Mann a sister of Ira known writer for The accompanied by was a caller on The Tele They were guests Fri day night of Ira in this and left for their home in Kan sas City They have just re turned from the Pan and from a viiit with the many frieuds of in this where she is well and favora bly Hammond is a hale and vigorous gentleman for his being 85 years and is always pleased to visit not having been here before in 20 He re marked that while they are having drouths and loss of crops in Kansas and other western he never knew of a complete and total failure of crops in He says that Southern Michigan is as finn a country as lays out The Hammond have retired from busi and are living qnietly in a suburb of Kansas Pell Down Michael Gelenins in some un accountable manner lost her balance while descending tbe cellar stain abont 8 oclock Friday evening at her jnst east of the Wabash sta striking with fnll force on her head and shoulders and render ing her unconscious for a She was alone in the house at the though a number of the boys and some of their friends were in the yard playing One of these she had summoned to assist her and as he entered the house a bit later he found a light burning on the the cellar door open and no mother bnstling Investigation re vealed her lying on the cellar braised and They carried her np stain and made her as com fortable as they while George who wag went home and phoned for Luckily there was no but was badly She is resting very comfortable Judge Baker to be A late Indianapolis dispatch lays that so far as it can be settled at this Judge John of the United States district is to be promoted to the circuit court of ap to takelth place of Judge Wil liam The appointment may not be made until It is un derstood that Senator Fairbanks will recommend to President McEinley that Judge Baker be Sen ator Beveridge is in but he has a warm personal friendship for Judge Baker and it is en courage that The opinion among lawyers who practice in the United States court seems to be nearly all in Judge Bakers Judge Baker is a Lenawee being a brother of of this Proposed business manager for Gust Greenings Street Fair Car nival was here trying to arrange with Adrian R for a street fair and The week of July 15 this company is hold ing a carnival at under the auspices of Camp Wood men of the The week begin ning July 22 they are to appear at Monroe under the auspices of Knights of Raymond desires now to come to Adrian the week beginning July under the auspices of the The com pany has been at work in the east and is now working Ray mond is business manager of Fitz Websters A Breezy Time The matter will come np at the next meet ing of the A New Ingalls has been elected pres ident of the Cincinnati This action was taken at a meeting of the directors of the company in New York The other officers who were elected at the meeting were secretary New All of these officers are representatives of the which fact indicates that they do not think tbe recent order of the court will seriously interfere with the re organization of the The work of improving the property goes on withont Two steam shovels are at work on the line and a large new steel bridge is being pat in on the lower Difficult Miss Delia daughter of of Adrian underwent a difficult surgical operation at 10 at Harper Carstens Her was in and Miss Burr passed through the ordeal very and had come out from under the anesthetic before the tele phone message was Miss Burrs nerves stood her in good and her many friends will look for her re which seems altogether prob able Admitted to Louis Tracey has been admitted to practice law in our and will locate in taking a desk in the office of Pound Tracey ia familiarly and favorably known to nearly all Adrian his acquaintances having formed a deep attachment for He is one of the best equipped young men who ever went from Adrian to make his way in the and The Tele gram unites with everybody in wish ing him tbe success that he Combs at John Combs and wife were the guests of Madison grange Friday and were entertained by Combs was present on invitation to speak on the tax question and gave a short History of the inside work of the late legisla Tbe people are anxious to know the situation as it was at Lan and Combs has not only showed his ability but his willingness to explain things as they and he does not hesitate in saying that they are not as they should A Soldiers Elmer Meisners soldiers framed up and reposing in tbe win dow of Clarence Frosts art is catching the eye of many people to Meianer is tbe Sand Creek gentleman who returned this week after a continuous service of one nine months and twenty days in tbe Tbe record speaks well for stating that his character is very physical con dition good and service honest and Banker at Orion pastor of the First Baptist of this was at the Orion Lake Bible con ference yesterday and At this forenoon he was on the program to talk on the subject The chnrch prayer He will return for services tomorrow in the Broad street Street Car Adrian bad street car accident Friday with the result that our canine list is depleted Fon Peaveya with a dogged de termination to run to earth another crossed the street car track jnst ahead of on oncoming or under took the end the car crossed the completely mangling it Defeats Sylvania in a Lively Oame This Makes Five Straights to Her Special to July field and Slyvania played a hot game of ball Friday Tbe play ing of both teams was Bliss fiald being the which makes five straight games for two shnt outs to tbe credit of tbe home Floyd of the Adrian high school played a clever game of ball on the third base for Following is the score I 3 4 S 6 R H E 22 to 13 2270040 5 14 Wooster and West Marshall and Hotohkiss and Walsh Sanderson and Harrington for made two three base hits and one two base of made one three base On the New Ann Arbor Adrian The Road Is Also Pushing Westward Toward William representing the Ann Arbor Adrian Rail way was in Hndaon Friday night to arrange for an entrance into that city of the electric railway which he is pushing from Ann Arbor to Adrian and Hatch succeeded in arranging with the com mittee on ordinances to meet with them early next ani draw np a satisfactory ordinance to cover the demands of the who has been promoting a road from Hillsdale to and who has been before the council was also present at tbe Hndson council and presented his second which met with an adverse report from tbe and was laid on the table The Ann Arbor Adrian Railway represented by has been and four of the incorporators are directly connected win the big Everett syndi which is controlling large lines of electric railways in To ledo and and is branching out in all directions from these It is now the expectation that the work of grading will be commenced tbe latter part of the and Hatch states tbat they hope to build as fast as material can be se Tbe thought now it is tbat the work will be begun at anl tbe lines between Adrian and Te cnmseh be the first tbe work extending from this place toward Ann It is to be hoped that tbis will prove to be tbe as it would be quite an advantage to tbis city to bave the construction run from this end of tbe Hatch was in the city today looking over the ground in search of another entrance into the city with tbe Ann Arbor Adrian electric as the council would not grant a franchise for its entrance on Main street as at first May or Reynolds accompanied Hatch this and the street commit tee will also go over the proposed new route into the city by way of Winter Hatch left for Te cumseh tbis Received the July Prince Frederick received Commander Hughes of the Massachusetts school ship Enterprise at the Commanter Hughes was pre sented by Acting United States Min ister the prince and his family visited the Unit ed States training ship where he received the royal and they were entertained by Commander Hawley of that Acting Min ister Freeman and Us who accompanied the royal spent an hour in inspecting tbe Hartford and in taking Toledo Will OetThem Accordinr to a Hunt Was one of tbe Hunt waa in Toledo Friday as a witness in the needs of an entrance into that city of the Toledo Home Telephone which has been kept out by persistent fights of the Tbe case took place before Judge Millard in probate court The action was instituted to secure a franchise from the city for the tele phone The company had made repeated efforts to have council grant tbe The members of the two boards have at no time re fused the request of tbe but no action has been Tbe propositions said petitions of the telephone company have been pushed down deep in pigeon and do not see the light of day after reaching the municipal legislative The Toledo Home Telephone is anxious to begin the construction of its plant and Several thousand subscribers have been se and delays are now cotting the promoters of the company The Ohio state law gives tbe pro bate judge power to grant when the city council refused to It is under this law that tbe action was begun in probate Frank Graves is manager of tbe He has resigned a lucra tive position with the Clover Leaf to give all his time to the telephone pro The company has been working quietly for m long There was not the usual wind jamming in con nection with the There appears to be plenty of capital back of the and the men connected with the company are successful and energetic business The case was to have been taken np in the probate court at 0 oclock Fri day The telephone com pany was ready to but another case bad been assigned ahead of this condemnation Ac Judge Millard postponed the telephone case until 2 o clock in the The principal witnesses for the company are leading business men from surrounding cities and including the Adrian Citizens tele phone They are men well known in their respective Most of them are financially interest ed in a local telephone Tbey were in Toledo as Hunt was to testify tbat tbey want telephonic con nection with They say that they cannot now make satisfactory ar rangements to connect with Toledo under tbey can secure admission to the city if the Toledo Home Telephone is al lowed to operate Tbey called attention to tbe fact tbat their motives are hot entirely It is true that their respec tive companies would profit by the bat tbe good that would accrue to Toledo business men cannot be measured in dollan and the testimony of the visitors was to tbe effect tbat the Home com panies have successfully invaded a field tbat was once and that their success has resulted in de creasing the cost of telephone rates and has increased the efficiency of all telephone Among those who were ia Toledo from surrounding towns to give tesii mony in this interesting case wen these prominent business men banker and hardware Ross of tbe big cutlery mer chant John druggist at Joan presi dent American Crayon and mer chant John probate capital ist at The matter WM not delayed an in stant after and Judge Millard immediately granted them an This will give Adrian clear entrance into Toledo a competing telephone
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