Benton Harbor Evening News, March 2, 1897

Benton Harbor Evening News

March 02, 1897

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Evening News, The (Newspaper) - March 2, 1897, Benton Harbor, Michigan WEATHER. TOMOUKOW PROBABLY SNOW FUJKHIES THE EVENING NEWS. THE NKW9 Ie tho of [t costs bul a month de- livered. SECOND 439. BENTON IIAKBOR, MICH., TUESDAY, MAKCH 2, 1897. QNS CKVT. Railroad .Commissioner Says One Must Be Stationed on Ter- ritorial Street, FOR PROTECTION OF THE PUBLIU The Order Goes Into Effect March of Last Night's Council Meetinc. 'Kuilroud Commissioner WesseliuB has ordered the Big Four and the St. Valley railway companies to Htiitioii Harmon at the intersection of these companies' lines on Territorial street. The order from the railroad com- missioner was read ut tlie meeting of thu City Council hist night. It was rc- eivcd by Mayor Bell and stipulates that the Ilugmun must remain on duty horn 7 o'clock in the morning until 10 o'clock" iu the evening during the months of .Inly, August, September and October, ami during the remain- ing mouths of the year from 7 o'clock In the morning until 7 in tho evening. The order was isbiied r-'ebrmiry 2o, last, and takes effect 15 days after its issuance or March Jlrllaln YliiiliivL Wuiktriicil. An important matter came tlie council in the shape of a eominuni- trees liad been, planted during the yetu1, various blocks had been improved, walks had been laid out) the underbrush had been removed from the bin 11 and low lands, and a trench had been drain the springs which .issued from the side of the blulT.' Eight hundred dollars had been paid on the mortgaged indebted- ness and tho interest on the bonds had been met, there being n eush balance in the fund of S478.WK Seventy-two burial permits had been issued and 38 lots had. been sold from the sale of which had been realized. The board reported u necessity for a receiving vault aud u system for the Bupplv of water, and very earnestly commended the work of Sexton Bierce. The report of the trustees was supple- mented with the recommendation from Superintendent J. O. Rowe that a sys- tem of water works be put in even if Tor such purpose it was necessary to borrow The grounds with a water supply could be greatly beauti- fied and the sale of' lots greatly en- hanced, as facilities for sprinkling would then be afforded. Ovvr u It 1K 1HI1. A long and animated debate on three bills, aggregating a sum of. pre- sented by .John DaunolT for the use and injury of one of his horses by the city, ensued and resulted in the disallow- ance of the bills. Alderman Ward in- sisted that the city was not liable for the payment of the bill for the reason that trio horse had not been regularly hired: that without due authority the animal had been pressed into service and the owner should receive no com- pensation. Councilman McDonald ar- gued in favor of allowing Mr. DaunolT a reasonable ligure. When ftH M LINE, Benton Harbor Electric Will Estab- lish A Line Between This City and Milwaukee. WILL FERRY 20 CARS AT ONCE, iil i uu from HtruuL Cumin issionur Shiinldiiml, who recommended thutthe uuunuil ruquiru tho til. Joseph Valley railroad uompany lo replace an iron guilur romovuil by it from Uio Britain uvciiuc viaduct. TJic viiulucl hud set- tled four iiH-hcH and WUH in a dangerous condition by roiiHoti of the absence of the jrirdcr. Air. Shunkluiid was of the opinion that tho company hud removed tho girder without authority from any- one. The street roniniUlec was author- to investigate tlie matter at once and also consider the necessity fur re- I he canal budge aud utiil the repairing of the Wain street bridge. lloumlurj' Lints KunmliiH L'lM'luiugtMi. A resolution providing that an amendment to the city charter, alter- ing tho boundary line between the Urat aud second wtirds, be drafted and pre- sented to Representative VaiiCanip for introduction in the legislature, was i and tabled. The eouncilmen tlie Hoeond measure, declaring that W per of the Ulx payers of each ward with the boundary as it ul there was no occasion for an was called, liowever, MuDonuld voted ''yes" on tho question to disallow tho tills. After disposing of the claims Mayor Boll referred the matter to the committee on claims for further inves- tigation. Minor MfeUofa of Interest. City Treasurer Huntingdon reported a balance in tho treasury of City Clerk Chaddoek reported tho collection of during thu month of February. Street Commissioner Shankland re- ported the expenditure of on street Improvement, of which was consumed in the payment of labor fur cleaning the snow from sidewalks Fruit Shipped From Benton Harbor at Nltfht Will Be In St. Paul Next Day. The ollicers of the Benton Harbor electric railway and transit company closed the contract for the con- struction of 100 milea of their road, wftli branch power houses at Dowagiae, Decatur and Goblesvillo, a point north of Paw Paw. aro now devoting their time to lake transportation. The 3W miles of road will reach to C'assopolis in one direction and to Alletrun in the other, Ullrich cities of :Dowa- Dcoatur and Puw Paw. Tl branch power houses will contain force of horse power each. The fact that the contract has been ivou for both the equipment and con- struction of the road will not hinder the plan of building the freight cars be of the standard weight and pattern, while the fruit ears will be of special design ami equipped with tho kind of- springs used under passenger coacliOH. About 150 of these cars will be built in the com- The finely AFRAID TO. CONFESS. Evangelist Thomas Preached a StronH Sermon on This Theme, Tho lower jmrt of the MeUiudist church was well lillcil lust uvuiiiujt urnl nuoh interest wua manifested thruiijfli- out tho soi'vico. Euv. O. D. Thoyms pruuuliud on tlio cowardice of nou-uonfussiou. He .rayed in feeling words tho bountiful .ifo of Christ who could not seo others suffering' without sulTerlng himself, who could not sou others in grlof with- out grlovliijf himself. Everywhere lie went he scattered sunshine not shad- ows, upon the souls of those with whom he caine in contact, not darkness, liealtll not disease. Everywhere scal- Lerinff blessings until one day (iod's wrath shut out the sunshine from liis Tntton the Physician, Dr, Fabry tho Patient and Justice Graves the Judge. DISCHARGE WAS HONORABLE. Dr. Tutton Was Not Charged With Doling Out Medlclno from the Wrorm Bottlo. Last evening Dr. .1- J. Fabry made a social visit to Uie oiliee of Or. II. V. Tuttun. heiillli olllcer, Dr. Tutton WHS in. snuu oui me sunsnme u-uui ma you! and he died hanging from the I The two brothers of the KIUIO protes- norvu centers upon the evoBtf. HAS only sjon viuxUert like oW [riemls imG pany's shops here as a starter coaches will be as crime was that lie died for his enemies and yet there are men who aro ashamed to confess Him as their friend If they are seen riding with the min- ister and a companion speaks about it, he will say the minister overtook and ask iiiui und lie couldn't be so discour- teous as to refuse. A man with a bible too largo to put in his pocket cairt; at- tend a bible reading for if he was seen carrying one hia mules would ask him where he was going to preach. "I do honestly saiil Mr. Thomas, "that tlie fears of the sneers and jeers of their companions has sent more people to hell than any other onu tiling." The minister closed with an earnest exhortation to those present to have nore moral courage and in tho after iiccting several people rose for prayers. BRIGHT LITTLE NEWSPAPER, I'aine's Compound! ib Uui along private property. George 13. Alger was allowed a re- pui poses collectable Muy 1. iK are Mxed to full due and tlie power is given to the ilul to shut oil' water users who UL in dcf in It in the payment, of rentals. TliJtt liiglilh .Street Walt-r Mniii. A measure was passed [iroyidiug for the extension of a six-inch water main on 1 iahlh Mjuet from Main to Kim. This improvemottV was veconuiicnOwl by the bourd of public works and the action of that body was continued by the council. Tlie necessity for a main on this billet lied in the fact than Llie f iilouib md mills in the locality traversed by tlie proposed main are at pic cut pi icUeally without lire pro- tection. Will Consider 11 Chairman Kobbins of the water com- mittee of the-board of public works, advanced .the proposition that the city bu required to pay annually into the fund of the'water department tor the list1 of the hydryants, watering troughs, drill king fountains and the u itu con in the public schools. By this method the water department be sUf sustaining und no ne- foi ui ;ippropiatioii would up Alderman announfcd tint U is i miitlcr which the ne_w c.ou icil must determine. And thus the proposition was left. CL-iuUlory Uitport. The board-of trustees of Crystal (LiiiLtery, L. B. Tryon, T.l. D. I'ool aud J. S. Morton, submitted its innttal report which indicated that the condition of tin1 cemetery grounds hail IILUI ttiL ith improved and thut in the course ..of a sliort lime LJenlon Harbor would have the desirable ami at- buiiil spot in the country. bate of in city taxes. The city clerk was authorized to ex- pend not to exceed in the purchase of a nozzle for Hose Co. No. Street Commissioner Shankland was instructed to remove the logs which at present aro an obstruction in Eighth street: also was ordered -to collect ulL the garbage available in tho city and dump it on Third street betwpen Main and Territorial with a view to building up a grade and placing the street in a condition for travel. Alderman Volheim again reminded the council that something should be done looking toward the opening of the ditches closed by the grade of the St. Joseph Valley railway. PROMINENT IN FRUITCULTURE. finished us uny made and will be n lit- tle under standard sine. They will be tho same size ,of those used on the Chicago "L'V roads anil will seat Ilfty portions each. They will be liuishccl in quarter-sawed white oak. The Mutter of Wonts. Thu company is now considering; the boat -problem. A contract it. nearly completed for tho purchase of a pro- peller with. 150 berths and of nearly the .tonnage of tlie City of Chicago. Besides this the contract will be let in a short time for the construction of a. passenger and freight boat with WO berths null an excursion capacity of and u tonnage of tony. It ia expected thut this new boat will be ready for operation by midsummer. Awariied Fair. Rolland Morrill Will Conduct a School In Allegan County. A Grand Kumtls dispatch'to a Chicago paper says: The Kent eotmiy institute held last week was under the direction of Holland Morrill-of Benton Harbor, one of the most successful peach grow- ers in the country and a recognised authority on fruit His "crow" was made up of President.I. L. Snyder, Prof. C. D. .Smith, Dr. K. A. Grange C. 1-1 Marshall of the agricultural! .vMiCjre, .ludtfe MeAlvay of Muuistee: i ml Mr.s. Mary A. Mayo of Battle Creek. In addition to these wore -I local speakers, of whom seven arc women. Tho legislature of made an ap- propriation of half for last win tor uud half for this winter, and the [iresent legislature will undoubtedly renew tho appropriation for the ensuing two yours. The traveling' expenses and hotel bills of the speakers of course have been paid and this has eonsumud the bulk of the fund. When tho work closes tliis week there will still be some money loft iu thofundimd it iy proposed, lo expend this in special schools of in- struction, continuing three or four in Oakland county, con- ducted by Mrs. Mary A. Mayo and de- voted to household economics, and the Uhor conducted by Roland Morrill in Allegan county und devoted to peach cullure. Mr. Morrill will organize lapses in different parts of AllOgan .ouuty and taking them into the or- chards will jnvo. them practical demon- strations of his theories of pruning, planting ami general culture. Mrs. Mayo will proceed on similar lines, but her work will be for farmers' wives und housekeepers and the int-triictions will be iu aud in household vork generally- The other new boat which will be built at once isa car ferry which will carry.-18or 20 loaded freight curs. 3t is the purpose of tlie company to haye the fruit growers loud their fruit on the cars on their own land, and then the loaded curs will be run on the ferry here in the evening and be delivered in Milwaukee a little after midnight. Arrangements are being made with the North western and St. Paul roads to land these cars of frnib in the large cities of the northwest including St- Paul by noon the next day. The fruit gi-ower who has suffered in pocket from a glutted market can best appre- te what this means to him. It Is Published by Members of the Y. M. C. A. The Unit number of the V. M. C'. A. Echo, a publication devoted to the in- terest of the Young Men's I'hristian Association, made its appearance yea- uei'day. It is a two-column folio, nicely printed and ably edited, und contains the cream of the news gleaned from the work of the association, und pre- sented in a racy, interesting style. The staff is composed us follows: .7. Stanley Baley, editor-in-chief: Charles HolIiHter, assist ant editor; William Cameron, chief of news deptirtment; W. W. Stratton. reporter: Barratt O'Hara. general business manager: H. Harris, advertising agent. The prolits the young men declare shall go to swell the treasury of the as- sociation. It is the, best of managed weekly newspapers that are nowaday able to support one editor ami bnsinea manager, but paper starts out with a business and editorial six. to say nolliing of bookkeepers stenographers and the like. The papei is liowever unique and everybody wil take it. WOULD-BE MAYORS, chinery and be an ice lighter able to run both winter and summer. As the road will tap the Michigan Central and (Jrand Trunk it will probably secure a largo ferry business in the winter and tho year around. It is the purpose of the company to build two of these fer- They Are Growing: Numerous In St Joseph. The political situation In St. .losepl ''TOUH iiri- 's warmintf UP llnd aspirants for the of- self denying IJr.Tutlon gave his visitor a rocking chair, the. most comfortable in the iillice. Dr. Miry began his remarks by telling Hie health of- lleerhow much he loved him ami how much he was willing at any time to do him a favor. After this outbreak of friendship the visitor asked the health ollicer why he had treated him as he did. Mr. Fabry then specified what he meant. It appears that some time ngo that that gcnllemau returned a death certificate to the health ollicer which declared that a certain patient had led of old age. Now Dr. Tutloil be- ongs lo that school which believes hat old age never killed auyonciiml le objected to issuing a death cerlili- :ate. in a case where the patient had lied of no disease and might yet lie ilive. Tliis was Dr. Fabry's opening, lie vlioiilnuk uplheCiill diphtheria case. I'll ia was tlie case which Dr. Fabry ironounced diphtheria and reported ,he same to the health oflleer. The health oflicei' visited the patient and is positive that it was nothing mure Hum ionsilitie and he refused to put the louse ill-quarantine. Dr. Fabry Lhcll accused tiie health ollicer of saying ii the presence of two or three witnesses the case of diph uhcria he had ever seen. Now Dr. Tutton is a meek man bu to be called a liar point blank was loo much for eveii-liis good nature and lit remarked that a'ny one who said he heard him say anything of the sort wiis one of the vilest of liars, The visitoi reiterated that tho health ollicer sail so and Dr. Tutton invited his visitor to get outside as soon as possible and ti assist his. flight he opened the door, Thertrwas something of a in the parliamentary understanding o the two doctors. Dr. Tnlton believei that the question of Ilight was hot do bauble while Dr. Fabry insisted tha he should discuss it before leaving The consequence was that Dr. Tuttoi cracked Fabry across the nose with hi list and the hitter's hat Hew in one dj rection, his rubbers in another and hi spectacles fell upon tlie lloor. -Thei Dr. Fabry got Dr. Tulton by the Lhroa and was about lo choke oil' his win New Spring Styles in HATS, CAPS, and SHOES. Clothiers ShoersI Special Low Prices WinterOyercoitsi TWO TICKETS NOMINATED, Eau Claire Held Two Caucuses Last Evening. EAU March a caucus iicld in this place lust night for the nomination of village otlicers two fices to be iillcd this spring are appear- ing on the political horizon in sur- prisingly large numbers und in a greut variety of forms. Tho only candidates talked about in connection with the mayoralty belong Lo Mic republican party. Mayor Starr's admirers and the people of his beliefs 1J1S 111 1UI tUUUlLUUu. tickets were put in the Held. After the and thus escape the possibility of be- "citixens" ticket was completed a split coming the target for the shafts of teni- occurrdd in the convention and the penmce crusaders to which the chief was presented. The I 1 following ollicers were 'nominated: A MOST PERFECT MADE. A purcGrnpc Cream of Tartar Powder. Free A Curd. I notice on tlie folders sent out by the Sunshine- Benefit Association Unit I urn one of the board of directors and wish to state that I WUH elected and my name printed on said literature without my knowledge or consent and llmtlum not and never have been a member of the said association. KOI-AN lie very quiet i expression 1 to get le mayor II.IJH..1 lllC sell ami HARRY L. BIRD, Corner Pipostono and Water streets. LATE LOCAL MELODIES, viil I'll (l-'uitr w HitUH-i rosul i It's only iMi'Hul is d i'Us ii iini rnUi.-, we know. i :mi iivud o lud: ul nil d will ncvt-r, IUJVLT (tu." n-ul riipiT- (Now.) "Thut tuiiiiul rosiit. it Is uu It IIIM tin- ciish ami il lias lii fact, hus rush to Inini :iml sunk, l-'ur we alwa.vs tuli3 .vou so.'1 H'other Clhui- throvicli thut iloor il yuu an; niih; "'liceinllinnlsptcliillst t'siliu'v suiil; it-, itlnu, ilul pwolwtlon vifl tiilik-, VHswvreil buck the ollHir, Inn fucu plly rwl. Now UK; dour empty, laMo full, lliiirt! wns mi rcrtHii Iu tlna ITS." i Uu' siiecliillvl IjL'caiiu1 Ami ihnnuili the door he flroil Ills viMto E1M MACINTOSHES, HOSIERY, A Satisfied Customer is the Best Advertiser. Goods Cheerfully Exchanged or Money Refunded. 113 West Wain Street, SIGN OF THE LARGE WHITE GLOBE. 1 ST. PATRICK'S DAY, of lliu This Citizens Ticket: President, O. C. Howe; clerk, U. J. Benson, treausrer, Douglas Fly: assessor, Thomas Jones; trustees. C. K. Curtis, II. Nostrandt. and N. V. Lovell. Union Ticket: President, William when the latter tried Corbctt's ney stroke and his antagonist loosened hi grip. Then Dr. Tultoii grabbed hi visitor and shoved him through th door. The outcome that Dr. Fahry hiu Dr. Tutton arrested and the caso cam to trial before Justice Craves todaj Prosecutor Valentine conducted th prosecution and George W. Bridgcma appeared for the defense. There was no jury and Llie only out und only used force enough to put him out. Dr. Fabry swore that Dr. Tutton slugged him lirsl uud ordered him out afterwards. As there were no witnesses who saw' the start of the trouble the court was compelled to judge between the two. On the wit- ness stand Dr. Fabry said live minutes of Ms visit was very pleasant and that live seconds was I he other Way. in ilnulit -11 id Several witnesses Were thcX.hlSv'V'his "IdnUntrSion H and rather than encounter defeat, it is wl Y" a11 '.''V B related, he has decided not to enter I he d.sdiarged Dr. I nttrni. candidates men-1 of the doctors are .piaiiu- I'1. Sesser, Montgomery How It Will Bo Obaervod In City. Tlie Young Men's Sodality of SI. John's cliurch will fc'ive a grand tan-. quut and ball St. Patrick's clay. JMarull Two lialla liayi! been Tor the occasion and elaborate plant; linvu. been inade Lo uisure u grand tilii.eto all who attend. The banquet to be given at Conkey s 1ml I where a program of interest will be responded to by notable, speakers from home anil abroad, such as Hov Fr. Cullinine, Niles: James O'Hara, St. Hev. A. Sahlin. Benton Harbor and John Uluvln from Now JJulTalowho will uet as master of cere- monies. Tlie speedies will be intei- mixcd. with musiual numbers compriv- iny the bent talent in the eity. and fol- lowed by a comedy faree entitled uThi' C'hanipibn of Our Sex." given by eight young ladies. The banquet will he fol- lowed with a grand ball at Jones A- Honner's hall. The admission, which will be 50 cents, admits you to all. W. TVVoore We Are Bargain Leaders All the Time. Just alter lie lias liad a hearty nwdi; H'e I ikp Invitinff to bargaiua after the season it s LI Ke invnmg R.gM uow wheu tliey a Man to Dinner demand we are allowing new a man TO umner seasomble goocls at pl.ice8 B way below our cloeat uompetitotB. OUR SPECIALS FOR OSS BAY ONLY. O WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2 .g We will sliuw 25 colored urochet white uroclmt spreads at 4S1c each, worth 69o. 10 line (jiiiility Marseilles patterns, worth to your choice on tliis date at GROCERIES 10 bars Jaxon soap, 25c. 10 bars Armour soap. 2oc. If You'Arc Trying To Save Money Buy Your Cools Of Us For It has gone forth that Mayor' Starr wouldn't accept a renomiuation if it was tencrcd him on a silver server. His time lie desires to devote entirely, to his occupation, that of an architect. ABOUT THE COUNTY, Key- Ira L. King, wife ami children of Lawrence, have been visiting his father, R. .1. King and oilier fiiends. They were accompanied by a lady evangelist and held meetings liver Sun- day on their route. the Willing Workers society of the lielhel church mel willi Mrs. Aldcu last week. Carpel-rags kept Ihe ladies busv. A nice dinner waa served. Collage prayer mceling at Win. Olds' on Tuesday evening. There is lo be an inaugui'al dinner at Oriu Brown's on Tliursday of this week. The nod aro Douglas Ely: asscssor.B. "VVynu: trus- H. Nostraudl and f inner -in1 W I1 SfSMPl' A ont'O-lUDOrv "Ja11 -.....j tt piujm.uiB aii, n I.IIIUAI to IUOK. iijiun i limwvpi- t.n have learned that Union Ticket: Present. lam Taines ind ames Gray; clerk, S. A. 't-easnrer, i "f 111 re- 1 c o ne b low I U ,o ic n llo ll llia 110 Calumet family soap. 2oc. Spring Hour bbl. [f the cnreof the hair .were made a part of 11 lady's education, we should riot see so nlatly gray heads, and the use of Hall's II ill i' Keliewer would be unnecessary. "One toncli of muiire uuiUc-s tlio whole wortt They wait a younger man than is in. i two ywii-H when Dr. 11 Uis othce in a Estate of Lloyd K. Hawks, minor, license granted to Clyde Hawks, gmir- The tlibburd opera house at Jackson was burned down Saturday night. The estate of said minor and invest was erected lifteeri years ago Maj. M'Ki to take- presidential p this week expect you toli ours. '.Ten t you get the bargain. Witt Amsr W a Come and get _. aud thank-nil uallingyouri tion to it. New Carpets, New Couches, %T5 New Parlor New Bedroom SrtHl Just Arrived. Never so yed on Goods as now." C. J. Beii ton Harbor, ENTERPRISE MERCANTILE COMPANY, i at a coat of Sitsurl und O.ystcr Social. The Order of Patricians of Sodua will give an oyster and warm maple sugar social in the spacious dining hull of Sehago resort next Thursday night. There will be dancing and various gnincs. The public in general is cor- dially Invited. Let all 1'atricians turn out. proceeds at interest. Estate of Adam Pale, deceased, peti- tion lilcd by John Schairer, a legatee named in the will of deceased for the probate of said will aud for tbc ap- pointment of himself as administrator The Louis Wands mill at Mill City, the largest saw mill in the state, is be- torn down, and will be moved with the machinery to Manistec. The mill! with the will annexed of said estate. was tho chief iudustrv of Mill City. Hearing March 20 at 10 a. in. Estate of Jacob Puterbaugh, deceased Mutton-loving dogs have killed 250 I Marion "W. Jennings administrator of sheep for farmers in Watson and Hop- said estate lilcd and settled his accounts kins Allegnn county. The as such and iimil order of distribution farmers are now killing on sight, any .entered. dog found away from the premises of Estate of Iloycc A. Allen, deceased, owner. Ida >J. Allen, widow of deceased ap- The Gallon saloon element is trying hard to elect a council to do away with the prohibition ordinance, which has been in force several years, and a vig- orous ligbt is expected. Dave Ryan sells groceries for cash. Make your money go a longways. Call (IU1U VJlilf't Ul Idllill I UWUtl. 1 IVV from Ammonia, Alum or any other adulterant I Groceries Qheap for cajjli Pavol 40 Ytaw the Stated, pointed administratrix of said estate. County Clerk N ocelli am received word this morning that Judge Coolidge had been culled to C'ussopolis to try a case in the uireuit court of Cass county and conscdiiently would ho umibl___ ------------------------reach St. -losoph'to hold court today aw KiVtc GilTord'fl hack makos all trains, hail been arranged. Cleveland Hakinn I Cleveland's baking powder has been on the market for 27 years. In states where it has been intro- duced the favorite brand is .aking Powder We feel sure that Michigan house- wives also will appreciate its supe- rior quality.' Is II is fea Haiiseu block. 110 E. Main st. 'Benton Hai wdor Co., New York. WO New Dress Goods Silks, New Lappert Goods, New Prints, New Embroideries. 14 Off Sale on all Winter Goods Conti ENTERPRISE MERCANTlW ;