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Hamilton Telegraph (Newspaper) - January 3, 1901, Hamilton, Ohio THE HAMILTON TELEGRAPH ESTABLISHED A. D. 18H. HAMILTON, OHIO, THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 1901 VOL, 73-NO, 23. THE WEEK. SATURDAY. Lida Couuors, the unfortunate Mid- dlctown girl, recently adjudged insane by Judge Jones, was taken to tho Dayton asylum this ufteruoou by Deputy Sheriff Fred Bisdorf. OxfoitD, Dec. remains of Abraham Young, sou of Mrs, Jennie Young, arrived at p. in. today. Tho funeral will be held at the Young home uv2p, in. Sunday. Miss Alice Shook died at the homo of her sister in Hometown, lad., week ago. Funeral semens wcra held at tho homo of Sir. aut' Mrs. O. Williams in Oxford on Sunday. Miss Shook was a sister of Clarence Shook of this city. Otto, the seven-months old sou of George and Emma Dinglediue died at the homo of its parents in Jacksouburg, yetterday. The remains arrived in this city today at 2 o'clock nnd were taken to the home of Mrs. Dinglcdinc's mother, Jlrs. Emma Stempfly, No. 27 North Sixth afreet where the funeral services will bo heldnt tomorrow afternoon. The interment will bo iu Greenwood cemetery. The spring primaries are already as- BiiuiinK shape in Hanover township. There aro three ollioos to bo filled, as- sessor, trustee ami treasurer. For the trusteeship, tho petitions of Chris. Ber- gler, for the short term nud Alleu Git- lespie, for the long term have been Hied. Three candidates for assessor been sprung, Homer L. Homers, John Uuhl and John A. Weaver, ami others may tnfii up. It was rumored this afternoon Hint County Treasurer Brown had removed Georgo Xoller as watchman of the treas- ury and put in J.D. Whipplo, his father- in-law. Mr. Brown said this afternoon that he had doiio nothing us yet, but that if be did make a change Jlr. Whip- pie woi-ld be pnt in. The place pays per mouth. A. Boli, jr., who was the guest of friends and relatives here, about two weeks ago, was very painfully burned few days ego at his home at Kultawa, Ky., where he is the secretory nui] treasurer of au important saw mill and lumber plant. He was lighting n lamp, which exploded and very severe burns were sustained about the right hand and arm. The accident was at ritst most seriously re- ported hero and .Mrs. Boli, Low's mother, left for Kuttawa at once. The nature of the injuries vero nt once wired to L. A. Boli; sr., in this city, who consulted Dr. F. M. Burden, and under the doctor's advice sent a prescrip- tion.1. Tbis-was applied, nnd a letter received from Airs. Boli yesterday, states that the prescription worked (o a charm and that- al I danger is now over. pnrty jrivfD by tho club at tli3 homo of Miss Nellie Hiiies ol was a delightful one. Cards and music whiled away UIB evening Mrs. Goldrick rendering some very bsautifnl selections. Late in tho even ing a three course lunch was icrvecl to the club and following guests: Mr.aiid Mrs. J.D. Kcuip of Middletown, Messrs nnd Jlesilaiiics Hnupt nud A. W. Johns of Miltonviile, 0., Sir. and Mrs. C. B Eokert of Lima, 0. .Misses Marne Euglc N6llic Fitzgerald :md Miss Mnloy ol Middletown, Clara Shulcr of Miamis burg. Misses Snivoloy, Laura Warwick Etta Berk, Kate Counotre, Nannie War wick, and Messrs, Carl Williamson Luther Warwick.nud Cluirlcs and Wil Sniyoly of Sevoumile; Misses Daisy aiu Lizzie Hancock mid Miss Cunningham Mesdames James Fitton, Bast, Mr. au Mrs. O. W. Withrow nud P. B. Holl, of Hamilton; Mesdames F. II. Berk Lida Graft, Henry Schocufcld, Alisse Kate-' Sliorr, Mary Herk, ami Saral Sclirock anil Messrs. Willard Pbarep Homer Kiclw, II. A. Glaytou Shaffer, Hobart. ari( Dr. James Graft of Trenton; II Miller of Springfield, Ind. ami Stanley Withrow of Ciucinuati. ealed weapons at Dayton Saturday t is claimed that lie got on a Southern4 )Mo Traction car, and when Conductor VilJis asked for fare, Jillson pulled a evolvcr nud attempted to it. A scullle followed and Jiltsoii got away. Vhen arraigned in police court ho was icECssed for his escapade. Edward Wilson, the young man who rot on a traotiou car at Calvary oeme- ery, iu Dayton, Christmas afternoon, uci was accused by tho conductor of lulling a revolver 011 dismissed. TUESDAY, Marga'.et P. Gates, colored, aged HO ears, is dfcftd, at her residence on 'enth street, Miduictown. Funeral Yeduesday at 2 p. in. Secretary Frank 0. Grole, of the Cliu- 'ihuati Cliange, Saturday received a let- or from a lliddlctowu resident, asking f a company to pipe fool gas was oeing said ho possessed valuable uformatiou concerning the existence of latural gas iu the vicinity of his proper- y, nnd intimated a willingness to join ti an enterprise to organize a company. Albert Snider, living about a mi and :i half north of Trenton was driving team of white mules up Court street about a lifter live o'clock this noruing when a run away horse came along, attached to a baker wngou. The mules took fright, broke loose from the farmer and also ran oil. They were caught out in the Fifth ward aud brought back and put up iu Jcllisou's Btnble and wero subsequently restored to the farmer. What become of the bakery run away is uo t learned. Thenuimnl exhibition ol tho Butler county Poultry, Pigeon and Vet Slock association was very successfully opouecl today in the K of P. hall in Beckett's Dlock, High street. Tho possession of aall was not fully obtained until today aud the day was mostly passed iu rccc: ng ami classifying exhibits aud iu ing the names nud owners of the varieties nnd the birds. Tho iudicn- tious all point to a Jiuc exhibition. Already tlmro is a large number of very fiuc birds entered and tho competitio: tor awards promises to bo spirited. Tho show will continue for tho rest of ;hc week. TAX COLLECTION REACHES Enormous -Amount Paid In On The Last Day Delinquent' Lists Have Bean Sent To The Printer MONDAY. Kuhn ha received from Iiis brother-in-law ii Wisconsin, a rabbit. It i. inches in height and weighs clost on to 52 Ibs. Mr. Kuhn will feast 01 the strength of it. James Edward Smith, 20 years old known as and crnploye< at B. F. Worcester's livery barn and i resident of Middlctown, while in HIL act of Blighting from an incoming Big Four passenger train at the Union Dayton Friday night, stcppct with his left foot under the wheels. Th foot was badly injured. He was re moved to tho St. L'Hzateth Hospital The man fell between the cement walk and train and laid in the narrow spice while the traiu passed. He had a close call from being killed. Successful Albert liabcck, living about two of this city, underwent a serious operation yesterday, performed by Dr. G. A. L. Reed, of Cincinnati, assisted by Drs. U. 0. Skinner and Mark Millikin and wit- nessed also by Miss Jfoltie Manning, a medical student of this city. The oper- ation was very successful and the patient is now doing nicely. Ned Jillson, a former resident of Mid- dlctown, but of Dayton, was ar- ..'rested and charged carrying con- List Of Forfeitures [s Smaller than Heretofore, Says Treasurer Brown Collection Proved Very Satisfactory County Treasurer W. S. Brown turned down his sleeves aui! drew a loug breath at tho close of busincs: hours last night. Tlieii ho said "This was the biggist day of the year and one of the biggist iu the history o! tho office. It Bcciued that everybody who owed taxes, wanted to pay them yesterday, so as to slurt the new ecu tury with a cleau sheet, aud to escspi the penalty that goes on delinqneni property with tho now year. "We will semi the list of delinquents t( the printer tonight attd its too lato for those who have failed to pay, to fic. the consequences. I am glad to that the list of is smaller than usual.I would not linvc said tlm (his morniug, pcrlmps but the rush Ilia continued ul] day Monday brightene up the situation considerably, ami we finish this collection iu good shape. "I can't tell how much we have taken in as yet, but I think wo will not fall far short of when everything is entered up. Many of tho big tax payers, such as tho railroads and other corporations, hnve sent in their checks, but we do not enter them ou the Ijooks until the desk collections are pot out of the way. By tho end of the week I exjiect to have everything pretty well in hand, so that we will be able to tell with some definiteness where we stand. The De- cember collection is much tho larger of the two made annually, as many pay thrir wlwle year's taxes at this time." MR. STRAUSS PUTS UP CHECK :ie is The Sole Purchaser of Campbell Block. Says That he Will Improve The Property, Confirmation of Sales Put Off Until Next Saturday, To Allow Exam- ination of Title to be Completed. In the U. S. court at Chicinnnsi oiiay Judge Thompson allowed tho confirmation of the snles of tho Camp and Ueily blocks to go over until next Saturday in order to ivo tho lawyers tir.ic to conclude their examination of title. Beu Strauss, who is tho solo pur- chaser of the Campbell block, as THE REPIJIIUCAX-NKWS told yesterday, de- posited a certified check for as cvideuco of good faith. It is liarued today that John Williams and David Pierce are alone In the pur- chase of the Reiiy blook also. Mr. Williams said that the purchase wns nmdo purely tis invest- ment. Both he and Mr. Fierce arc put ting some money into the enterprise but about is borrowed iu Dayton. The purchasers give tho Countess vou lUttbnrg for her bid, and Mr. Strauss doe; the fame iu the Campbell block deal. Mr. Williams that if all tho lieus wcro got out of tho way Ihero would be uo doubt about the con firmatiou of the sales next Saturday. MOTHER IS HEART-B80KENJONE DEATH FOR EACH DAY IN YEAR Mrs. Kuoblaw Here Hunting For Her Lost Son MR. STRAUSS EXPLAINS HlsPurchase of the Campbell Block Boris Fide, He Says. .Relative to tho piirchaEfi of the Cauip- bell.biock, Ben Strauss, said today, "I aui tho outright purchaser. The deed will pass to mo individually and the title will rest ill my name.. Of .course there arp others associated with mo anil the purchase money will be paid iu cash. 1 regard tljo investment as one of the best iu this city. I simply take the bid of tko Countess voullsttberg, step into her shoes, as it were aud pay her a substau tialiticreaseover her bid for the prop- erty. The nuestion of tenancies has not been yet fully looked into, nor the terms and expirations of rentals or leases, 1mt they will IK; soon. The one story struct- urowill be built up to tho oxtcut of three stories at least and probably more. The idea is to convert the entire corner into a big busincEa block and it is ex- pected that the iuteutioii will bo realized iu time." Disappeared Fourteen Years Ago And Was Reported to Have Ueen Seen In Hamilton. WHl Mrs. Jcunie Kuolilaw of Georgetown, Ky., was in the city today iu quest of lier lost boy, who ran away from home about two yearn ago when ho was but !1 years old ami whom hi. was going under tire iiumo of John Wright. Ho WHS overjoyed to be will his mother once more, readily accom- panied her to this city and at last night, they took a Southern Ohio trao tioii car null went lioino lovingly to gethor. As had been published the boy ran away and had not been scon siuce. His mother uowlives iu Goorgtown.Ky as a nurse. SAYS HE IS INNOCENT Mack Alvis Is Charged With Grimkal Assault. Cifme Was Committed In Alvls Anxious To Face His Ac- cuscrs. Constable Uose of Liberty townsbit', Sunday! afternoon arrested one Mock Alvis, at Bethany, on a charge of crim- inal assault committed on tho Mrd of last April nt Blootningtoti, III. Alvis was brought here yesterday evening nnd placed in jail. With'his wife, he wns stopping at his brother-iu-laW's at Beth- any. Ho was arrested ou a letter received from a purported police authority o: Blooiuington, which contained a photo of the mnii wanted and held out the munificent sum of 410 for his apprehon- siou aud arrest. Alvis and his wife Imd intended to have gone to Bloomitigtoii today but the arrest interfering, the wife went on alone today. Alvis and wife both deny and de- nounce tho charge. Sheriff Bitdorf had also received a similar letter anil pic- ture. Alvis is the man said to bfl want- ed but he wants to face his accusers ami establish his innocence. Ho will doubt- less given an opportunity to do so. LAST COUNTY RECORD J. A. CALDWELU DYING News Reaches Hamilton Rela- lives From New York. Word was received today that .1. A. Caldwellisdyimtjn New York. He is the father of Caldwell Griffith, an uuclo of Lieut. Gov. J. A. Caldwell and n brother of Mrs. Thomas Moore of this city. Of The Nineteenth Century Was Filed by Ira S. MilUkin. Deputy Auditor John Dnerr tad the honor of transferring and Recorder Wm. J.Becker the distinction of placing on record the last deed passed for prop- erty in Butler county in the yenr KKW and up to the closo of the past century. The deed was from Ira S. Millikiu to Julia 0. Smith aud conveyed 101 lots in Sonth Hamilton for WHY SORQ WAS PASSED BY Was Not Free Enough With Aloney But he Has it Yet. Commencing upon the disappcaraui from promincuce of Paul J. Horg, the Ohio State Journal says: He was not a leader iu any sense, and could only have made his way into the counsels of hi party by [myiug the freight, nnd this h refused to do. Paul Sorg without hi money was a nonentity; with it, h might have posed as a statesman fo some time, as other people did on les mental exrmipment, Joo Dowl ing tells an interesting stor; of how Sorn laid down ou a fiuau cial proposition a few ycnre ago, whose acceptnucD meant his nomination fo governor, and the nomination of hi party for United States seuator. Bii Sorg refused, aud Joe has been Iwratinf, his bad luck ever siuce. -There ha never been a man touted as a leade who so persistently kept the dollar abovi ha man as Paul Borg. And the politi cal procession soon passed him. How ever, ho hns his money. CHARLES HUSTON INJURED Monday Charles Hustou, o Pleasant Knn.caine near being killed bj a car on the Ohio clectri road just north of Traujit, In tnniin; off the road ho had to cross the ca tracks which aro on th? west side of th pike, and, without thinking to loci back, ho turned across iu front of swiftly moivng car that behind. The motorjuan did all in his t< stop the w, Mio momentum an tho down-grade carried it forward.slrik iug the wogou near the middle and tear ing it loos-; from tho horses. Mr. ton was on a spring seat iu front am was thrown clear of the track am against a gate post nt one side of th road. The wagon was carried along am crushed into kindling against a trollej polo that stood some distance bcyan the collision. Mr. Huston was pickt up unconscious but finally brought Rround.He did uoMilamn motorirmn. Three-hundred and Sixty-five in Past Year by City Records up to December 27 BENCH BAB AND JURY The lirut lawsuit to be tried iu Batler county iu tho twentieth century will Iw the cuso of Ella Sbilds and others TS. Dr. S. II. Millikiu trustee. Iu action it is contended by some of the tieireof Dr. Mlllikln's mothor, that ho has failed to account for of iii- Birth Record Very Inaccurately Kept-Only 238 Kcporteil by City Physicians During Twelve Months, The year's record of births and deaths s nil iDlormingli'd story of joy nud snd uess as they uioy be recalled iu fond or saddened memory. Tho records at- tho oflico of tho city clerk SHOW tho num- ber of dentils' ,up to December 3rth and luring the respective mouths of the year to have been as follows: January........................ February March.............................. April May........................... Juno............................. July................ August............................ September___........................ ;j) November...........................___30 December to Exclusive of this total there wero 12 deaths recorded of those who died else- where aud whcsd remains wero brought here for burial. Tho record of births is not accurately kept by mouths aud is not complete iu its entirety owing to tho total failure or tho impiomptitudc of physicinus auil parties responsible iu making the proper r'turns. But an far as tho rccor.l goes it shows the number of births during the year to have been 2iiS.lt is believed ilint full returns would materially increase this uambcr. COMPLYING TO GUY WILL Executor Settling The Large bxford Estate Five Years Provided By The Have Elapsed Since TheTcstator's Denth The will of the late Dr. Alexander Guy of Oxford is now being complied with by the executor, Win. E. Guy of St. Louis, Mo. and a sou of tho de- ceased. The properly iu Oxford consists of the following: n two story brick building occupied by the Stcphcnson hard ware company, a two story brick occupied by "v7m. H. Gillard, a threo story brick oc- cupied by the Oxford Buggy company, a two story brick occupied by George Griner, a two story brick dwelling occupied by Mr. Clork, a store room by Mrs. Anua Booth, brick rooms by Krank fnydcr, a two srory brick dwelling by Alfred Will- iams, n two story brick by Josepli Meyer, a brick room by the Oxford Casli brick room by Win. E. Young a frame dwelling by Isaac Coleman, a two story brick dwelling by David Guy nnd other property consisting of a two stor.v half block adjoining the Giraixi hotel, together with stocks nnd bond--, in all said to bo worth over Thero aro six heirs, David W. Guy residiuginOsford. His said that (ho large store room oc- cupied by tho Stephcnson Hardware Co. rnnniug from street to alley is willed to the licv. Kdwan! Guy, of Washington. The adjustment of the estnto com inenccd December Ijtb. Mr. Guy died about n years ago and the estate must be settled by January 1. IliOJ. BUILDINGS REACH Record of Hamilton Por Last Year of The Century. linilding permits were issued during the past year as follows: January February March April May Jnue August September October November, to Nov.fi December surauco money, placed in his bauds as trustee by agreement of tho heirs and the mother, 'i'lie case is to bo heard by Judge Xoifaui on Wednesday morhiug. Ou Thursday tho judtfa will hear a motion for the appointment of.a re- ceiver for Ira S. Millikin's home prop- erty, which was on Monday reported to liavo been reappraised at Frances Xortraan, through her attor- ney, Adena Myers, has brought suit for divorce against her husbaud, Krue.it Nortman, on tho grounds of habitual drunkenness imd gross neglect. Plaintiff says she wns married to the defendant ou or about Get 1, 1SS2, at Mt. Pleasant, Hamilton'county, Ohio, aud has always couducted herself ova true and faithful wife. She fays tho defendant has guilty of habitual drunkenness for many years Inst past ami of extreme cruelty toward holms often threatened to beat, strike, wound and kill her ami tlieir childien, on divers occasions hns driven ;hom from their home with uo fault'ou their part, hns failed to provide' for ;houi nnd hns compelled her to support lersclf aud children by her own labor. She says the children are aged 17and Joseph Nortmsn, nged'-'-lli years and tint dgfcudntit otvns real ips- into, lot in the Second ward, Ham- ilton, worth about on which the Homo and Building association" liolda :i mortgage of about also owns household and kitclicu fiifui- tore. She says that ou December ho drove her ami hor children 'away from home and ou account of hia violence, intoxication and brutal conduct, they aro uua'jlo with safely to return. Wherefore she prays for a divorce, the custody of the -children, 'reasonable ali- luouy, that she may be decreed the real aud personal property; may be'placc'diu possession of it and tho defendant' ch- .ioiued from futorferiug with her owiier- ship of it nud tliat if necessary a receiv- er bo appointed to take charge of it and administer it. in her In the nmttcr'oftl'ie' Joliij Braytou, Alice Bray'tdii', widow, has been cited to iippenr in tho prolmte court at 0 a.m. January nth am! make known -her intention to takoYif reuofiifce' 1 iatc. -the case of 'jlaggfe :Sciioii Vsf Michael Schoii, Elizabeth- 0. represented to the court that nil 'claims hns been pnid by Michael Schou, uudtr. the garnishec ami she asks tlint. tho garnishment be released. R. N. Andrews, as admiuisfrat6f: of the estate of F. Wittumu, deceased; hns tiled n final account. Auionnf oJ for .f.SllO.-'O. Iu the matter of the estate of John X., Jones, deceased, nu inventory and :iip- praisemeut has been returned as follows, goods nud chattels, 50; moucy.s, fi.Tit.othor claims, Oil. Iu the case of JIario Mistier, ndmin- istralrix, vs. Peter al, hi) order has issued for the sale of tho reiil estate bciug part of lot iu tho Second ward. The property bns been sold to Andy, Georgo Peter Mistier for J1600. C. C. Fouls, D. D. Muuger, C. K. Morris, S. B. BuuneU and O. B." Ki'ug, trustees of the society of the United Brethren in Chiist of iriddlctowu, liavis filed a petition iu the common asking for pcrmissiou to mortgage tins church property iu Midillctowu fur for the purpose of paying for tlm errcliou and equipment of the Joseph McDermott, as administrator ofCallmrine McDenuott deceased, liis brought suit against Joseph McDcrriibtt ot ul., asking for an order for tho.'salc of tho real estate for the payment of debts and liens aud purposoi of distribution. The will of Lewis tarnbright of Miit- lias been filed for probate. It gives the personal property to the widow, Alice T. Lambright, infeo lor- evcr and the real estate also absolutely. Tho widow is nnmed as esecutrix with- out bond. In the case of the Provident Chemical Works vs. Tho Toledo Baking Powdnr ('o., et a substituted amended pe- tition has been filed. It is claimed that P.52 is doo with interest and this sum is prayed with judgment jtrul costs. CO L AST MAN TO PAY TAXES Jilijah Butterfietd Gut Final Receipt of Century. The last person to pay taxes in M o old year was Elijah ButterReld, of Rrss township, ami (ho receipt he received was tho last one issued from the trem-' _ urer's oflica shortly, before 4 o'clcck Totnl for .................ftVi.TO ycstcnlny nfternoou. A tr, per ceut pen- Licensed to ally is now attached to unpaid taxes. John D. Homnii, laborer, Somervillc; aud Donna C. Joucs, College Corner. The Kev. Mr. Uolph. GAZABO'S HOST IN TOWN Adouijah Wiley of Laurel, Ind the redoubtable Niuirod, who has so often cntcrlaiued tho Gazabo club, Is in town Lebanon flan's Place. Ch.irles Gooch of Txibanon, Oliic, has Iwcn appointed a -Jl clorfc in the rec- with Ms charming daughters', ord and pension office of the war de- Marie. Theyarc the guests of Mr. 'ami Mrs. A. J, Wnrndorf.
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