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   Weekly Press, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1909, Saint Joseph, Michigan                               V PTJTTQ V V JtvJiii LfJL 1 IvJSo TEAE ST. JUNE PBICE TWO CENTS TWO NILES LADIES ARE THROWN PROM BUGGV AT AVAL- TON'S CROSSING. BARELY ESCAPE DEATH Carriage Completely Wrecked and Horse Knocked Down In Collision Buried Under and Passengers Run to Aid-of Injured and Physician Be Seriously Injured. Special June Lloyd Butts and Miss Catherine Feighuer had a narrow escape from death yes- terday when the carriage in which they were riding was struck by a southbound which was due here at o'clock. The ladles were driving across the track at Walton's Crossing when'the car struck the rear end of the car- riage with terrific force. The carriage was completely and the ladies were buried beneath the debris. The horse was also knocked down but was not in- jured. The motorman stopped the car at and the conductor and passen- gers hurried to the ladiesVassistanee. A carriage was soon secured and the ladies werf driven to the home of Mrs Butts' F S. a mile and a half distant. Dr. Taylor was summoned and found Miss Feighner but not dangerously injured. Mrs. Butts was more seriously but no bones were broken. she was painfully bruised about the head and shoulders and is suffering from the nervous shock. It is feared that she may have been' and the outcome is awaited with apprehension by anx- ious .friends and relatives. The ladies state that before driv- ing onto the crossing they took es- pecial pains to watch and listen lest a car should be appicaching and not seeing or healing one they conclud- ed they were safe to cross. This is the third crossing accident of this kind. Grand June This city undoubtedly will have a candidate in the next gubernatorial campaign. Friends of Amos S. Mus- selman promise that he will be in the race when the succeed Fred M. Warner in the executive office in Lansing grows warm. Mr Musselman is not yet prepar- ed to make any statement on the matter or discuss it He will say merely that within a very few days it will be necessary to declare him- self. That tremendous pressure is being brought to urge Mr. Musselman to announce himself a candidate for gov- ernor cannot be and somewhat against his own prefer- the popular local wholesale grocer will be forced to early assert himself. Those who are in close touch with the political situation say that Mr. Musselman's announcement of his position virtually will be a state- ment that he will become a candi- date. It seems to be the impression that he has held back to assure him- self that there is a real demand that he carry Grand Rapids' colors in the gubernatorial race. That he has had such his friends is beyond and the only infer- ence is that Mr. Musselman intends placing himself in the hands of his friends in the matter of .the gover- norship. If he he will be a can- didate for governor one year from the coming fall. Infallible Test of Butter. Pure butter will not melt under a temperature of 95 when it will leave a sweet and wholesome but adulterated butter melts at 88 into a liquid w.ith a repulsive odor. BAND CONCERT. Reese's Concert Band of South will give a three hour's musical treat at the House of David in Park Springs of June 13th 2 to 5 p. ni. Special program for evening. Everybody welcome. Free 6-10-3t ARRIVAL OP SIX PRISONERS LAST NIGHT CROWDS THE JAIL. Not since Charles Johnson has be- come sheriff of the county has the jail been as well filled as at the pres- ent and in the rush of new pris- oners last 'night the total number is swelled to the heaviest registration known in many months. Six new ones came to board at the county bastile last William John Graham and William each received thirty Albert Drescher ten and Mitch- ell Assiganc and James are held for trial. Drunkenness was the charge in most of the and all of them came from Beuton Har- bor. All of the prisoneis eat well and the sheriff's hotel is doing a rushing business.. Deputy Humphrey was compelled to go out and buy addi- tional provisions for breakfast this morning. FIND MADE IN RENOVATING ROOM AT MICHIGAN BUG- GY COMPANY.. June dead baby about 10 inches long was lound wrapped in a quilt in a large sale of old cotton blankets at the Michigan Buggy company plant Wed- nesday afternoon by Charles W. Ho'd- an employe. body of the infant was in a dried and withered condition and lad evidently been dead six months. The gruesome find was made by Mr. Hodges while sorting cotton rags in cotton and renovating depart- a small building in the rear of the buggy plant As near as can be learned the bale of blankets containing the child was purchased about three months ago 'rom a Cleveland rag dealer and has been in the factoiy for about eleven weeks Before use here the bales are unwrapped and put through a clean- ing and renovating machine It was while the cotton blankets were in this piocess the baby was tound. Police headquarteis and the cor- oner weie piomptly but af- an investigation of the find an nquest was not consideied necessary although every effort will be made to trace the cotton bale and clear f the stiange disposal of baby. The petrified body was taken in charge by Coroner Verhage and bur- ied. UAZOO CO. VILLAGE OBJECTSJO BOOZERS Mich June people of the village of Augusta are stiried up because of the nightly from Battle and the carousals which and now Uneaten to take the law in then- own hands if relief cannot be had in the courts. It is charged that immediately af- ter Battle Creek went dry the liquor loving people of Battle Creek made an attack on the quiet and conserva- tive village in the edge of Kalama- zoo county. A saloon was establish- ed Every night special cars run out from Battle Cieek and until mid- night something is1 doing every min- ute. It is charged that the visitors fight and cause trouble in various ways They defy the officers and laugh in the facesjof the citizens when told that they aie annoying. It has been said that unless the authorities give protection the sa- loon will be smashed and the visitors run out of town by a law and oidei brigade. BOY DIES OF FEVER LITTLE SON OP MR. AND MRS. LA'NE PASSSES AWAY THIS MORNING. Edward the little son of Mr. and Mrs. Edward died this morning at the home on State street nj'ter only a few days' 'illness of scarlet fever. The little fellow was but two years and six months of ago and was dearly beloved by the children of the neigh- boihood and by all those who knew him. His death occurring' after so brief an illness makes the fatality more of a shock to the parents anc with whom their friends deeply sympathize. The funeral services will be pri vale and will be held tomorrow at the cemetery. HE YOU1H PUT HAD NO MONEY TO PAY HIS PARE GOING TO LOUISVILLE. June small about 13 yeais of of the Benton Harbor Isiaelite was put off the south bound Big Pour train yesterday noon owing to the fact that he had no money and no transportation. He stated that the people in the Israelite home had always treated him but that he wanted to get home and see his Ky. He had his long hair braided up under an old straw and said that as soon as he i cached home he was going to have it cut off He told two or three different kinds of stor- ies which didn't go together very well. One of the stories was that his parents knew he was coming but could give no reason why they had' neglected to send him money to de- fray his expenses THREE VISITING CLERGY AD DRESS MEETING ON INTER- ESTING SUUJECTS. APPOINTMENT OP ADMINISTRA- TOR. State of the'' Probate Couit for the County of Berrien. At a session of said held at the Probate Office in the city of St. in said on the 7th day of A. 1909. Hon. Holland E. Judge of Probate. In the Matter of the Estate of Daw- son Henry D. Brown having filed in said court his petition praying that the administra- tion of said estate be granted to lharles Wi or to some oth- er suitable It is That die 12th day of A D at ten'o'clock in the at said probate of- be and is hereby appointed for hearing said petition. It is Further That pub- lic .notice thereof be given by publi- cation of a copy of this for three successive weeks previous to said day of m the St. Jo- seph Weekly a newspaper printed and circulated in said coun- ty- HOLLAND E. i Judge of Probate. A true copy. CLAUDE A. Register of Probate. 6-10-31 E. E. IE Special June Rev. Dr. Edwaid Eveiett chaplain of'the United States died at his home in Roxbury today. News of the death of Dr. Hale shocked Boston to an unusual de- ree because comparatively few knew that he was ill. A week ago he was present at a celebration in honor of the 90th birthday of Mrs. Julia Ward his contempoiary in many of the reform movements with which both have been identi- fied for more than fifty yeais. State of County of ss. A. Mary August James S. John N. Jennie B. John and Mary vs. Howard defendants. Suit pending in the Circuit Court for the County of Berrien in St Jos- on the 14th day of 1909. Upon due proof by affidavit that the Howard in the above entitled is not a res- ident of this State and that it cannot be ascertained in what state of coun- try the said Howard Whipple re- on motion of Lawrence C. soliditor for IT IS ORDERED that said Howard do appear and ans- wer the bill of complainant filed in said cause within five months from this and that in default there- of the said bill of complainant will be taken as confessed against him. FRANK L. Circuit Court Commissioner in and for Berrien Mich. LAAVRENCE C. Solicitor for Complainants. Bus- iness St. Mich 5-20-w7t Mennen's Talcum special at Herring's. 6-9-it Try a Press want ad. for results. BARN DANCE IS CONDEMNED Teachers Relegate It to Discard For New Terpslchorean Fad. June dance will not be taught in the future by any member of the Dancing Teach ers' association. It will be supplanted by the said to be on similar but more graceful and refined. Try a Press Want Ad. Baptist Clergy Entertained By the Served Following Part of Piugram Feature of Day. One of the pleasures anticipated by the Baptist 'ministers while at- endmg the institute is missionary af- at which the Ladies' Mis- sionary society of the German Bap- chuich entertain and serve tea the visiting cleigy and their and in retuin listen to ad- dresses by members of the Institute. This in view of the recent cam- which was' carried on in the two of the addresses were antic- pated with a great deal of eagerness as the subjects announced to be dis- cussed Should Not Talk in and Suf- It was regietted by a num- ber of the ladies of the city that the add i esses weie made in as many are not familiar with the lan- and hindered from istenmg to the which were A large attendance of the members of the society were present and with he clergy the seating capacity of the auditorium was taxed. The program opened with a trio by the Misses elle Maitha and Olive Freitag which was followed by a piano solo by Miss Helen Schoen- and a vocal duet by Mrs Wil- iam and Miss Ada Moll- hagen. The first speaker of the afternoon Rev. F. W. C. Meyer of took as his theme 'Women Not Talk in Public The learned divine took the affirmative side of the and in his discussion said that was the place of women of today to her stand m public affairs. That the customs of today had so changed that woman was no longer nferioi to in matteis of mo- but in many phases was his equal if not his Rev. Meyer in an interesting man- ner portrayed the women of biblical how m many went about and not daring to voice her sentiments in any way whatever. the world of today is chang- d in this respect. Woman no long- er is compelled to stand back. Her judgment and authority has been rec- and positions of trust m the ijinpss world are easily held by her. She has a right to talk in pub- and it goes without saying that her views are Rev who is pastor of the first German Baptist church of Chi- and who leaves this fall tor India for missionary address- ed the audience on Suf- His talk was also excellent He said that the time was fast com- ing when woman would take her place at the polls as well as man. That if she were capable of holding positions of trust and bearing hei share of the taxes that she should have a voice In public other- wise it would be the same old ques- Without Representa- Rev. Schade of la gave an taking as his men of the dwelling on the beautiful character of Dorcas. At the conclusion of the last ad- dress the company adjourned to the supper room and a bounteous lap supper was which was thor- oughly enjoyed. VICE ADMIRAL URIUF WHO IS NOW IN AMERICA. Vice Admiral Urln of Japan was graduated from the Annapolis Naval academy in and next to Admiral Dewey is the ranking graduate of he Institution. He and his the came all the way from apan this year to attend the reunion of the Annapolis class of HlB Wife is a graduate of Vassar college awl a very beautiful woman. SEVERAL ARE ARRESTED Commissioner Has Sixty-five Cases Started in Northern Coun- in Department Re- veiils True Over Timber Stolen. FATHER GRANTED THE OF COURT ORDERS THAT THEY Bli TURNED .OVER TO HIS A decree issued by Judge Coolldgi modifies the teims of the origina decree filed in the Shingledeoker dl Vorce and the complain ant Adam who a fev days ago filed an application for ar amended is given the -custody of the minor children. Through its the child who have been in the custody of the defendant are to re main with the fatner until they ar fourteen years of or until fur ther order of the court. Mrs. Shin gledecker was perfectly willing t relinquish her charge under the orig inal decree. RAILROAD REPORTS SHOW NO DECREASK IN YEAR'S BITS. INESS. TRESPASSERS ON STATE LANDS BEING ROUTED BY AU- THORITIES. June band Commissioner men and firms of the tipper section of the state who have been robbing state lands of timber with are being brought up with a sharp and in many counties trespass on state lands to steal the timber s suddenly becoming decidedly un- popular. For one thing the department has made a radical change in the man- ner of seeking trespassers and prose- cuting them for their thievery. Since first of this when ARRESTED AND TAKEN BEFORE COMMISSIONER HAMMOND GIVES BONDS. Lntlis and AVIlliain Johns of Sign 'For Defendant's Affidavit For Capias Contains Suorn Statements Concerning Slander Against Foldey Trontfel- tor. George Fox of was ar- icsted by Sheriff Johnson yesterday on a and held to appear be- fore Circuit Court Commissioner Hammond of Benton on bonds of in the damage suit commenced by Foldey Troutfelter. Mr. Fox gave bail for the sum named and was released from cus- tody Louis and William Johns of signed as sureties for Bridgman's appearance at the trial at the September term of court. In the affidavit for the 1 Two Cent Rate Meets With Approval of Public nnd of Lines Will Run Popular Priced Ex- em-Minns This to Mod- ify Rules. That Michigan's two-cent fare law is a success is now pretty well es- tablished fact. Earning reports by the railways have failed to jhow the reduction which the pessimistic rail- way managers declared they would show once the law went into but instead have shown a and now the railways have re-embarked in the excursion business which they announced during the winter of 1907 they had abandoned as means of reprisal against the people of the state for forcing them to sell tickets at two cents a mile. Today the passenger agents of most of the roads of the meet in Lansing with the railway commission to take up the matter of modifying the rules.1- established by the commission tive to which means that'-f cheap rates will again prevail on all the roads for outing parties. In the establishing of the two fare law Michigan has had better success than many and victory is all the more remarkable in view of the attitude of determined opposition which the roads assumed at the time the matter was before the legislature. Railway managers of most of the roads intimated that it meant ruin and bankruptcy to pass such a law and prophesied all of evil effects. Failing'in that they- left the capital swearing ve'ngeance and one of their moves against the people was to abandon the excur- sion business for that year. -Last year it was resumed to an extent and- this year excursion rates age again in full sway and the railroads are reap- ing the and the people are enjoying their usual outings. Commissioner Russell assumed di- which means the arrest and deten- rection of the land department there lave been 98 cases of trespass inves- which is a record unequalled 'or numerous it is said. The department has done away with the old plan of engaging local men as respass agents who might either be robbing the state themselves or al- owing their friends and neighbors to take the timber. He has four general trespass agents out looking after timbei thieves and five exami- ners who are assisting to an n the woik. The list of counties in which tres- pass cases have been started is as 'ollows- Alcona Alpena Che- boygan Chippewa Clare Del- ta Dickinson Emmet Gladwin Gogebic Grand Tiaverse los- KalkasKa Lake Mecosta Montmorency New- ago Oceana Ogemaw Oscoda Otsego Presque Isle Sagiilaw Wexford 12. Deputy Commissioner Carton states the above cases cover 101 sep- arate descriptions of land and of the total number of 33 have been disposed of and 63 are now pending. Theie have been 22 criminal com- plaints made in the 65 cases pending and search is being made after evi- dence on which to base 26 more com- plaints. In 12 cases it was found there was no Tnree Ceht Fare In Missouri. Kansas June Missouri Santa Fe and Cotton Belt rail- ways put into effect a three cent fare In Missouri. The Weather. Following is the official weather Illinois and to- showers probable tomorrow. Lowei in north and showers in south today and tomorrow. in south and fair in north fair tomorrow. Iowa---Fair in west and showers in east fair tomorrow. tion of the accused until bail is fur- Mr. Troutfelter declares that he is a widower with six and has lived in Budgman eight years That from June to August he was empolyed as a bartender in the saloon of Geo- Fox in that village. On October he alleges that Mr. Fox charged him with the theft of eight or nine hundred dol- and brought him into disrepute and disgrace through the speaking and utteiing the words later made a pait of the declaration. Attached to William A. H. Barnhar't and Milton all of whom de- clare that they heard Mr. Fox charge Mr. Troutfelter with stealing the money. The damage sought is 000. VAN BIIREN CO. if KILLED June 12 years was accidentally shot near his home In South Porter while he and his brother were hunt- ing. In climbing a fence Vern drag- ged a rifle over a which caught the trigger causing a dis- charge. His brother ran for but it is supposed that death came m a few moments. When help arrived the boy was dead. The bullet struck the left eye and went directly through the brain. The boy was.an expert hunter and probably the best hoy marksman In this part of the country. 'He was a son of Elmer a leading farm- the document are the affidavits of er of South Porter. Romance Hovers About the Old Deserted Bertrand Church Residents of the deserted village of which is now but a cluster of tottering mostly are wrought up by stor- ies of apparitions nightly hovering about the old Bertrand church. Strange lights are seen and music indistinctly heard. Many of the old French settlers crumbling buildings could hold such a throng. Clinging together and impelled by an unseen they and on entering fell on their knees. Lights were burning and the congregation of Indians and white people were joined in worship in response to the pale priest. The two the fell pros- believe implicitly that the shades in the aisle and their their ancestors and their Indian foes souls and then unnoticed by are moving about among the head- the and joined in the pray- stones of the graveyard. I er and praise. When they arose they In the Bertrand church yard are kissed .each other and thanked God the graves of two young Pierre for the love which still burneii in and Rose.' There also lies their mur- their hearts though for a time the AT SILVER BEACH. dancing and bowling at Silver Beach every Wednesday and Saturday. 6-19-tf. Gray a jealous The story is told that Pierre and Rose who after three years of stormy wedded agreed to disa- met at Bertrand to settle up- on plans for a divorce and upon their arrival in the village Snytism sug- gested that they walk through the cemetery. Soon the twilight chang- ed into and as the moon came up they turned to look at the church to see the effect of the moon- light when a strange awe fastened upon them. They saw a strange and silent con gregation of phantom forms enter- clouds of selfishness and flame had hidden its glowing flame. Within a few weeks the bodies of the lovers were found cold in death. A short distance-away lay the body of Gray Eagle. The Indian was in love with and in a jealous fit of rage had murdered He closed the bloody chapter by taking his own life. There are many other stofiea-and not a of the delapldi- ted village will approach the church- yard after night. On several occa- sions villagers are said to have been confronted by ing the door of the ruined church.land on two occMloiu It seemed to theni impossible ghosts have gives chase. SPAPER I   

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