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Hamilton Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 9, 1901, Hamilton, Ohio THE HAMILTON' TELEGRAM 5 i ESTABLISHED A. D. 1814. THURSDAY, MAY 1901 THE WEEK. SATDBDAY, KM OtarloKa WelU- died sud- denly at her home two from Ox- ford, 81 Her graudwn beard moaning it about ami noti- fied the household. Dr. 0. 0. MnnuK WM called but on arrival he pronounce1! her dead. Coroner Skarkoy was notified and went to view Mrs. Wells', romaius this uiornlug. Deatli was no doubt dne to natural causes. Mm. Wells was a widow. Infirmary Superintendent Frank Jones received a telegram evening informing him thai his mother, Ura, Frank Rajz, was in a dy- ing coadition at her homo in Port Union. Jfn. Jones left for her mother's bodaide at once. Mis. Katz ii luft'ering from dropsical complications and but few hopes are entertained for her re- oorery, MONDAY. Edward Homberger, 111, of 192'.) Race Cincinnati, was killed by a bate- ball at the Cincinnati University grounds yesterday. The -ball struck him orer the heart. Judge Komler at Dayton granted R divorce to Ida Hinton Liverman, form- erly of Middletown, from Benjamin Lirerman. Their marriage wai brought by a matrimonial bnrean. The commissioners organized today ai a board of revision for equalization and with James P. Smyers, prerident, K.B. Vinnedgc, vice presi- dent and H.O. Gray, ex oftioer clerk H.O. Gray has appointed H.A.Dilg, at depntjandinthe line of the revision. An enterprising Middletown real estate man has inaugurated unique scheme to secnre a popular name for new city by requesting that the public schoo! children contest for a cash prize to be awarded the child sending in tlio most appropriate name for the same. Joseph Erede, the Middletown drug- girt and family, spent Sunday with his mother in Hamilton. It was the 70th anniversary of hor birth and her child- ren gathered at life homo. Joseph, of Middlelown, William, of Gumminsyille Bud two single sisters who live with their mother arc all that it left of a family of ten children. The Warren county grand jnry con- vened at Lebanon today. The case of Joe Miller and the saloon keepers who charged with corrupting voters on the night before the April election will be brought up. Also the case of Dora oliarged killing Charles 'ihe' aeon seil of de- ceiving ,in _the. county Infirmary with a babo a month old. Tho case of John McClong, aged charged with the murder of his wife, is also on tho docket. Robert West arrested at Hamilton ou a obarge of robbery committed in. this city, waived examination before Mayor MoCarter yesterday afternoon and was bound to the grand jury in the sum of default of bond ho will be taken to the county jail this evening. It is said that some of the property stolen from John Schmidt, who caused West's arrest was found on tho colored boy when arrested in Hamilton. It if is further charged that West served time in a Kentucky prison on charge of mur- Journal. TUESDAY. Marguerite Margnenim, aged SI died at her home in Jaoksonboro at Sunday morning. barn of James a farmer living three miles west of burned Sunday, together with three hor- SM, serena tona ot hay, wheat, oats, agricultural implements and a'fanu and spring wagon. Loss, no insur- ance. Sunday wan tlie tenth anniversary of dedication of the Methodist Epis- copal church of Middletown. To add to the interest of its observance E cv. John B. Shannon, a former pastor, now of Toledo, was present by invitation HisTiatt WM highly appreciated by his, former parishionerj and by the many new friends he made during his short (tay. The grand jury which ntat Lebanon, Monday, the sixth, took np tho caso of John MoOlung, of If aton, charged with the murder of hu wife, today. A large number of have betn served in Mason. Mr. McOlnrig's clothes were recently taken to Cincinnati for a chemical analysis of tho spots found on I hem. What this analysis proved, will, cf toorse, not be known before to-morrow and probably not then, for thohearinf, will be behind closed doora. Saturday afternoon Agent Miller, ol the Rudolph Wnrlitzer Company, Cinoiunati, who collects the money from a number of music boxes located in the various saloons of this city, took an ovcrdcii of "headache powders, aud While at Tony Stegeman'a saloon, ou South Front Street, became critically ill. Dr. Hermann Miller remained in a semiconscious state for some time. SBAUR BERRY MARRIED HERE License Issued in The Butler County Probate Court This Afternoon to Prominent Kentucky Couple. Shaler Berry of Newport, Ky., son of 'ongreisman Albert S. Berry of Now- jwrt, one of Miami University's most promiaont alumni, eloped to Hamilton this afternoon with Miss Jessie South- gate of Newport, who U said to bo a rel- ative of tho Berry family. It is not known if the Berry family had objoc- :ion to tho marriage, or why the couple came to Hamilton. The license issued this afternoon gives Miss Soutbgate's residence as Hamilton. Ur. Berry appears as a of Cincinnati. He is a studont in cue of the Cincin- nati professional schools. Several years ago Mr. Bsrry went to Miami Univer- sity Oxford, but later went to Har- vard, where he wag graduated. He returned to Newport aud acted' for a ;iuie as his father's private secretary in Washington. He is a nephew and the namesake of Prof. N. S. Shaler, the >miucnt Hnrvnr.l geologist. It was learned later that tho wedding took place at tho Trinity Episcopal ihurch, tho Reverend David A. Schao- fer performing tho ceremony. Immediately thereafter the happy couple left, going south. Prove! 5eiroin. GradoJph, of South Second Street, whose right leg was crashed by a falling piece of Machinery two weeki ago, U in awriois condition. Ho may taw the injured leg. Son of Congressman Berry Elopes To Hamilton Miss Soutbgate of Newpoifc, Kentucky la The Bride, TEN PER CENT IK IN TAXES State Equalization Board Adds to Hamilton And Middletown's Valuations This Cincinnati-Toledo Combination Broken up Morning, And Cleveland Gets a Reduction of Per Cent From The One-Fourth Added. COLUrtBUS, May 6 -The Cincinnati and Toledo Combine was upset, in the windup of the state board of equalization today. (S, per cent was taken from Cleveland an J Cincinnati! was left as returned while Toledo, Columbus and Dayton each got a live par cent reduction, Butler County farm land in the report adopted gets a decrease of seven per cent and 10 per cent is added to Hamilton and Middletown. THE POOR DOCTOR DISPUTE Lemon Township Rays Bills, But Will Receive Bids in Future. The Lemon township trustees met Monday With all the niemlwra-prratntr Clerk Bugle asked that the township the county treasurer per year for sending the books to Middletowii where the farmers may pay their taxes. It bns been customaf> for the collector there to charge tho township residents 25 cents extra for bringing the duplicate where they might pay their taxes, but instead hereafter the township will pay the treasurer f 100 per year. The city per year, mail. It is the proper thing and a great con- venience to tho people. Considering the ievy to be made for the next year it was discovered that the township treasurer had a balance of iii-3'.t on hand. Tho levy last year brought in as it takes only about a year to run the town- ship. Trustee Coddington favored out- ting tho levy down to one half-of last year's nxto. The bills for groceries and coal for the indigent poor were paid and then Ikoy came toting the physicians' bills. They had grown some as the weather got warmer and the following wero presented: Dr. Dr. Bundy.fM; Dr. Br.Lognn, Dr. Lam- bill for was not presented and Logan's was referred back to him for an itemized statement. Trustee Coddington groaned. A resolution wns adopted to advertise for bids for a poor doctor, bids to be opened May 18th. The doctors, hills were paid. TREASURER GOES WRONG Kosdusko Kelly Leaves Liberty, Ind in Ditgrace. Konciusko Kelly, corporation clerk and treasurer of Liberty, Ind., lias left circumstances that are dis- graceful to him a blow to his personal friends. For several mouths, it is alleged by per- sons who Imve Iwd opportunity to know, Kelly IJM been drinking quite heavily, liaving gone back to his old habit. Be- fore leaving he gsvo a quit claim deed to wife for the property they owned on Union street. It is assorted that he is considerable behind in his ecttlemtuts with Or. G. E. Coughlin for whom ho conducted the "bucket market excliange located in Ross Slovens' building. As to his situation with the corpora- tion funds an investigation discloses thsfact that there are discrepancies. His bondsmen and attorneys have gone over the accounts bnt no exact stAto- meut is given out. Shoot Roller County Gun Club held a good shoot on the Twpmile range thii afternoon it WM very fairly attended, Butler County Farm Lands Are Allowed a Decrease of Only Seven Per Cent ADDED TO THE COUNTY INDEBTEDNESS By resolution Monday the county com- missioners authorized the ipsuhiH of worth of what aro to bo known as "Butler county bridge restora- tion bonds." Thc.se bonds are not connected with the recent rofuudor issue but are for bridge pur- poses only. They aro to lie ifBUed iu denomina- tions of beaiiug interest and payable in sixteen years. They arc as follows: Wtxxisdale bridge', Dry Fork bridge, Kyger farm bridge, and the High bridge, California pike.Morguu Bids for tho bonds will be received np to 11 a. m. May 20, 1M1. RICH PRIZES OFFERED. LEBANON TO GET POWERS Decoration Day Race Induce ments to Tho Decoration Diy bicycle road race from Hamilton to Chester 1'ark this sea- son will prove one of tho most interest- Hng struggles of pedal pushers which lias ever taken place over tho Hamilton pike since tho sport has been in exis- tence. Riders from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky will be seen in competition for a string of the most valuable trophici ever hung up by local promoters. Manager L M. Sfartiu, of Ohcsto Pink, announced that the prizes would he us follows: Time prize, diamond stud; first-place, diamond ftud; second, dia- mond stud; third, goM watch; foarth, complete set, silver .military brushes scarf solu ;olil hgtidlo f ilk liaviup mug and brush; eight, gold watch clmin; riinlh.sotgoldcuirbuttons; touth.sot gold shirt studs. Entry blanks may IKS secured by calling on or address- ing Chairman J. K. Poormau, Jr., L'l West Fifth streot.Cincinuati. Tho uvont will be run under the sanction or tho Na- tional Cycling Association. Kentucky Authorities Decide To Sur- render Him To Ohio, Albeit Powers, tho alleged horso lliief who is under indictment at Covingtou for shooting to kill Police Sergeant Sandford while resisting arrest, will bo turned over to the authorities of Leba- non, O., where he is wanted on a charge of horse stealing. This step will bo taken for tho rcnsou tho extreme penalty in Kentucky for shooting to kill is only live years, while in Ohio the penalty for horse stealing runs up to twenty years. As the case against Powers in Coviugton is merely circumstantial, from the fact that the shooting done in a dark room and he not positively identified as the pistol it was decided to lot the Ohio authorities deal with him. The Democratic Senatorial Situation. Tho coming democratic convention for the nomination of a candidate for state senator will occur at Milford Cen- ter on May Kith. Thursday wook. The oxact status of tho situation seoms to be somewhat mixed. It will re- membered that Roudemisli'and Stivers, under tho law, jointly represented tho district and both aro now aspirants with but one to bo nominated. Uoth Stivers and Hondobush have been en- dorsed in their respective counties ani indications look like A warm fight. H. C. Gray says ho nothiug about the litnation whatever bntpredicte thotKoiidebush will bo tho Tho "if" means that in case Butler county, with her :W votes, has no camli (Into, sho can throw tho lasso wherever she and lond to a successful 13ut iu the case Butler county does have a candidate and if sho does, it will bo Bert S. Bartlow, then and in that event, there may ho a. stampede. fa other words with Stivers and Kou- ilchushiu the field, tho game is simply ashow down or n dark horse. Under the authority of tho state central com- mittee, tho local democratic executive committee meets this week to select the delegates. of Oaob Pitching AMln-OnnDanb, u, Miltonvillo, this county, at One time a star twirlor in tho Notional League, U pitching season for Marion, In- diana, in the. Western League Associa- tion. He won a fine game yesterday, SENSATION IN TRENTON For or Prominence Arrested Robbing Cigar Factory. Constablo Nathan Thomas hu run down a gang of thieves at Trenton, bo. they will escape the law by compromis- ing tho wrong-doing. Forsomotimo Aif. Johns, who rum n cigar factory at Trenton has teen mis sing cigars from his factory. He made overy effort to capture tlio thieves, bn was unsuccessful and it remained for Constable Thomas, who wag detailed on the case Wednesday, to apprehend the guilty. Four young men of the Tillage whose names are withheld were placed nmU lurest by the constable and they con- fessed to being the guilty parties. Thoj had been visiting Johns' cigar factory at nigiits for several weeks and by rais ing a board in the floor succeeded h getting into tho room where the cigar werektpt. Rathor than ECO tbo young men go to jail and probably bo sent to the pcni tentiary the pvents came to their res cue and compromised tho caso with Mr Johns and the constable by paying fiOO The arrests by the constable' ha created a sensation. CREDIT OF MIDDLETOWN Premiums Offcrcd By Bidders Her Securities. Tho bids for the street paving and as sessiug bonds of tho city of Mldiiletowu amounting to bearing intercs' at 5 jxsr cent were opened Saturday a noon. There were nine bidders as follows; Denizen and Pryor of Cincinnati, of for par for bonds and a premium ol Oglesby and BaraitK par ant. S. Hriggs of Cincinnati, and Spitzer Co. of Toledo, pa. amlfllifl; Seasongood and Moyer of. and First Natioua Hank, Columbus and Uudolph Kteihold Co., Cincinnati BENCH Bit m JCIY In tho case of tho Homo Ixwu and Jullding Association, vs. Harry G.Wal- aco, et tlio answer and cross peti- iou of J. M. Brlitgford has beeu filed. Ho denies that Harry G. Wallace aud wifo over executed a uiorlgtge deed or any other pajwr writing conveying to tho plaintiff the fee iu tho real estate described in tlio petition, Ho sayi caid 'ee is owned by tlio president and trus- tees of Miami University nud thst the only iu tcrest of fiiid Harry G. Wallace ti said real eitato was a lease hold ;ranted by em'd president and trustees 'or years commencing Juue 9, ISM and renewable forever aud at an annual rental of IIS.00, Ho wys told Harry Wallace failed to comply with the terms of said lease hold, which was then sold to this defendant aud ho denies that ilaintifi' has any right to disturb him iu the jiossossiou thereof aud ho asks tba 2ourt to so decree. In tho couunou pleas, Abraham linger ami Aaron Jacobs havo lilcd a pe- tition asking for the vacation of certain alloys and parts of alloys iu tho unincor- porated hamlet of Iiimlouwald as being ofgcuoral beiiclit to said village and prejudiciiil to no private interests. William B. Kiucaul lias mado appli- cation for appointment as guardiau of Ruth, B and Mario Elizabeth Kin- caid, aged 7 yeari, children of Dora Kincald, deceased. Thoestato cousisU of au estate in remainder in certain Middlotowu property uudcr tho will of William Webster, deceased. Bond is of- fered in the sum of with Charles K. Webster and Anna L. Iroton, at sureties', In the case of John P, Kvans, guar- Robert N. Kvaiis, ap- praisement of the real estate lias been confirmed and the property ordered sold for cash, at private sale aud not less tlian the appraised value. Klla T. Ross has been appointed ad linistratrixot tho ealato of Henry A Koss, dcceuBed and lias given Uoud iu the sum of with S. M. Scholl and B. A. Clark as sureties. lu tho matter ot the estate of ......_ Scott, deceased, Elizabeth Scott, admin- istratrix, has filed a report showing thai she lias disbursed a balance duo her of conts and that she has no other property iu her possession. Iu tho case of !I. P. Crumo, gusrdiau. vs. W. H. Online, n minor, etal., tho undivided interest of W. II. Crame ii the real estate sold and John So ward. J. W. Sloucker and J. J. Hiohardson liavo bceu appointed appraisers. The wilt of the late Mrs. Sarah Hnuio was filed ia Judge. JouosV office today and will shortly bo admitted to probate. It'is'as follows: I, Sarah ,T. Hume, of Hamilton. Ohio do mako and publish this, my last will and testament. Item I. I give ami dovise to my be- loved husband, Alex. F. Hume, all the property, real, personal and mixed, that Fisher, the receiver been sell tho personal property of ttwPWMr-' G hit 0 ompany f or anamount, i hanfSOO. The tale U to bo at auction, the appraised value being In'tho case of Benjamin It. Wm. Mee, et the estate in- volved lius been ilcoreed to be ot Maria H. Baker sod ber itle therein is quieted. In the case of Haunah FinUy, vi.Gay Svaus, judgment has been rendered in favor of plaintiff in the sum 'of f 125 aud :oits. Exceptions. The will of Philip Hold, late of thii oity, 1ms bceu admitted to prolate, it for Hie payment of tne funeral expenses aud costs of the last illueat and gives to tho son.Philip Held ,000, to be paid to him by the widow, Eliza- beth Holdout of tho lifo insurauce mado tho >aid widow at death and ainountiug iu all to ftl.OOO. Tho two promissory notes, each for ..V't'i, dated January 0, and payable in one aud two years from dato, lield bjr testator OKaiuBt Iho sou, Philip Held .are dircoted not to bo charged againit him by tlio executor, but to bo hold gifts to said son. Tho willow is desired to pay to the liriu of Philip Held Son all of tho debts owcii by testator ns shown by the tooks of firm, aud to pay all firm debts owed by testator, their Hold, to pay the of taid debts which ha owes. In consideration of tho payment by the widow of tho firm debti owed by testator, slio is to have hit two-thirds in- terest iu the firm business, with a re- quest that sho soil the samo to the too, Philip H. Hold, upon such termi as may be just between them. Tho widow is directed to pay all of tho personal debts of testator and whereas the said son with his wife and ohild have made their home with tes- tator aud his wife the said Bon in re- quested to present no claim against tho estate for any services reuderod by him or his wifo while so making their homo. Iu consideration of tho widow's dii- charging tho above obligations imponed upon her, the homestead property .at Saventh and Shillito streets and also the north part of Hamilton is devised to her dnriug her natural life audnther ileath to tho two children Anna K. 0. Niigrel and Philip H. Held, share aud share alike. Tho pcreonal property is given to the widow.whoro uot otherwise directed and uo appraisement thereof is requested, .Tho widow, and tlis sou, Philip H. :Held, are appointed executrix and executor.-without bond, The will is dated March 7, 1903, witnessed bv Aaron Wesco alo of tho real estate and tha foreclosure of a mortgage iu utis- factioii of a debt of and inter- est as money duo on three promiwiorjr notes. In tho common pleas court, Klmira Harmon, through her Moriijl Andrews and Morey, has against tho Cincinnati, Aurora Klcctric Kailway Com- pany for damages. Tho plaintiff says that on Joly
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