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   Evening Independent (Newspaper) - February 8, 1909, Massillon, Ohio                                THE EVENING INDEPENDENT XXI No 234 MASSILXON OHIO FEBRUARY 8 1909 PRICE ONE CENT TO BE ISSUED First Step of Kind in Coun tys Legal History H BOHALL TO BE GIVEN LIBERTY TRAIN WRECK IK TENNESSEE Fireman Killed and Several Pas sengers Injured By Associated Memphis Feb No 2 on the Illinois Central northbound was wrecked near Cold Water early today by running into aif open switch Fireman Stanton was killed One per son was fatally injured others are hurt It is reported that three or four others are under the debris Rail road officials say the wreck was due lo some one having tampered with the switch KING AND QUEEN START ON TRIP By Associated London Feb Edward and Queen Alexandra left London for Ber lin this morning ST MARYS HALL The Deacons Tribulation Presented Sunday Night LARGE AUDIENCE PACKED HALL TAKER Say President is Discriminat ing in Favor of Japanese PROTESTS SENT BY WIRE TODAY Application for His Release was Made Under a New Law Violations of New Plumbing Code Charged in Canton News About the Court House Special to The Canton Feb the first time in the legal history Stark county an order of probation will be issued within the near future by Common Pleas Judge Ambler giving liberty to Harold Bohall of Alliance who plead ed guilty to the charge of stealing after being indicted by the Jan uary grand jury The application for parole was presented to the court Monday morning by Attorney William Quinn representing Bohall Prosecu tor Krichbaum oppose the re quest The application was made un der a new law which grants to courts the right to parole if it is deemed wise defendants who have been sen tenced to the Mansfield reformatory or to the penitentiary Not more than five of the applicants have been successful in Ohio The court presumes that many ol these applications will be filed 4n criminal cases but it is only in ex traordinary cases that they will be said Judge Ambler This case is an extraordinary Bo hall is twentyone years old and the father of a child aged one year His wife is nineteen years old and de her husband for support Bohalldoes not drink and friends in formed the court that they would give him employment The wife testified lie had always been good to her and their child Bohall pleaded guilty the money from hisland lady in Alliance having found it in a purse on a lounge Later he returned the money to the womans husband When the circuit court of the fifth district convenes in Canton Tuesday morning at 9 oclock for a session of three weeks Judge R M Voorhees of Coshocton will assume the duties of the long term of office by succeed ing Judge R S Shields of Canton who filled the short term since last November It is expected that Judge Donahue of New Lexington Judge j Taggart of Wooster and Judge Voor1 on the Japanese situation in California Another statement or radical action is expected tomorrow It Presents a Comparison of Government Treatment of Chinese and Drawn Up by Representatives of the Six Companies By Associated San Francisco Fb reopening of the fight over the passage of the antiJapanese bills in the lower house of the California legislature will be gin today The latest complication in the controversy Is the preparation by the local Chinese of a statement com plaining that President Roosevelt is discriminating against1 their country men in favor of the Japanese The memorial is drawn by representatives of the Six Companies and will be telegraphed to the President today A comparison of governmental treat ment of the Chinese and Japanese is made and the claim raised that the latter are clearly favored by the au thorities at Washington Washington Feb Roosevelt summoned Senator Flint and Representative Kahn to the White House today and with Secre tary of State Bacon and Assistant Sec retary OLauglilin held another con hees will arrive in Canton Monday night It is probable that Judge Voor hees will take the oath of office here Judge Shields announced that he will resume the practice of law in Canton with Attorney Pomerene Three affidavits were filed before Mayor Turnbul Monday by Chief Plumbing Inspector E L Coffman against Canton plumbers for alleged violation of the new plumbing code Tamest Hillibish and E M Teel are alleged to have failed to get permits to set sinks in dwelling houses D BOY AND GIRL 0 t Latest Move in Connection With Dayton Murder Case By Associated Dayton Feb this morning arrested a boy and girl in connection with the death of Lizzie Aulhart whose body was found in a cistern Friday They refused to re J Ahearn is charged with placing a j veal the names of tne prisoners or sink in a dwelling and attaching it to give out evidence on which they were apprehended The police also took into custody this morning Howard Davis and Charles Erbie both said to have been former sweethearts of the girl when she resided with her parents at Van dallia The police will not divulge the reasons for the arrest Jessie Duffy the Dayton man who was sen tenced to the Ohio penitentiary for criminal assault and paroled from that institution last Thanksgiving has been arrested It is suspected that this last arrest may have something to do with the murder of Mary Forsch mer Young People of the Church Gave a Pleasing Entertainment Pleased With Hall and Play be Repeated Tuesday Evening The prospects of seeing an inter esting entertainment and the new au ditorium were responsible mainly for the large audience Sunday evening in St Marys school building when a company of young people presented the play The Deacons Tribulations In neither were the patrons disap pointed The play was a great suc cess and the appearance of the hall pleased everybody Sunday night it was a pretty littlo theater with scen ery curtains foot spot and curtain light to it very real The tribulations of Deacon Thorn ton Adam consist for the most part of withstanding a weakness for much lemonade with a stick in it He is ably assisted in his battle with the serpent by his loving and af fectionate wife Amelia Thornton Miss Bertha Word and rod are features of her treatment for the deacons weakness and she hopefully avers that shell cure him If he lives long enough The plot thickens about the home of the deacon at Drummondstown and is the present Mrs Thornton thinks that if she can pur suade the deacon to espose the Cath plic faith he will be much more cap able of withstanding the temptatiot drink has for and to this end she works At the deacons house are Daisy Dean pretty and pert Miss Lu cile PauK and Nellie Darrah Miss Winifred Deacon Thornton has just sent Bill his hired boy Charles away to the moun tains on a hunting trip Mrs Thorn ton has just delivered a lecture Dusty Jim a tramp Harry has come when suddenly two guests ar rive Hist they are George Darrah James McCormick and James Reed William Warth escaped convicts It seems that Darrahis really the dea cons brother and the father of Nellie Darrah As ingrates are wont to do the two convicts reward the deacon for his hospitality by stealing from him and a few nights later they return and after chloroforming Daisy Dean make off with Nellie The deacon knew who had committed the robbery be cause Dusty Jim had written him a letter of warning so he organized a searching party at once and set off for the woods Now it happened DIVINE SWORN IN AS LOBBYIST To Oppose Attempt to Legislate People Into Being Christians Albany Feb Rev jlark of Hudson Is the first clergy man to be sworn in as a bona fide egislative agent Mr Clark intends o appear before all committees of the egislature to oppose any attempt to legislate the people into being chris I believe in observing ttyi Sab declared Mr Clark I think f a person believes that he or she is doing right to go to the theater on Sunday or if a man thinks he is right Lo have his business conducted on Sunday he should not be made by law to change his opinions I think it is crime for a man to drink and be come intoxicated But if he thinks he is doing all right to drink on Sun day I dont think he ought to be pro hibited by law from doing POWER OLD DOBBIN W H Martin of Canton Solves Aviation Problem HEAD OF GAS COMPANY Secretary Cortelyou Said to Have Accepted Presdency Washington Feb is under stood that Secretary of the Treasury Cortelyou has accepted the presidency of the Consolidated Gas Company In New York to assume charge altei March 4 next MORE TROUBLE By Associated Lincoln Feb tive Howard introduced in the house of representatives a bill to segregate Japanese and Chinese laborers American workmen HORft FURNISHED THE HEADWAY APPLICATION DENIED By Associated New York Feb application of the New York Central Hudson River Railroad Company for an junction restraining the comnterce commission from enforcing its order regulating rates for shipments of grain and flour over that road was denied today circuit court by the United States the sewage system in a manner con trary to the regulations Susan of Alliance brought suit in common pleas court Monday morningasking divorce from William Allerton on the grounds of infidelity The couple were married in Alliance on November 25 1005 but have no children The wife wants an injunc tion preventing the husband from dis posing of property The WJHiamsliloyd Machinery Com pany through Attorneys Diehl Brown of Alliance has sued the American Case and Register Company to recover alleged to be due with interest on two promissory notes PROPOSED CHANGE IN RULES By Associated Washington Feb house In surgents who are agitating a change in rules governing that body have decided to introduce a resolution to morrow providing for radical changes which will probably limit the power of the speaker The Deacons At Marys new hall The Uea cons a comedy drnma in four acts Tuesday Feb 0 at sharp Admission 25 cents P H C best insurance and lodge See Prescelle the great Hypnotist at tho Armory tonight P H C always your best friend FRENCH POET FOUND DEAD By Associated Press 1 Paris Feb Cathule Abraham Mandes the noted Franch poet was found dead In the railway tunnel at Saint Germain today circiimtsancea of his known The cause and death are un Preacnlle will place a subject in the window of D elhenns Clothing and Store East Main street at 13 oclock Tuesdfiv noon and he will be awak ned at on the stage at Ihe Armory in the presence of the audi ence The Notice Social Seventytwo cluh will give a social in the Trades and Labor Assem bly hall tonight instead ol Tuesday night P II C never fails in need that about this time Pete Mrs Thorntons dusky factotum William II was re turning from a coon hunting expedi the and tion and accidentally found bums retreat where Darrah Reed had Nellie With many threats such as Yor am made ob he forces them to return with him to his masters house with the girl Then the deacon is forced to make a prom ise to be good Darrah is sent to pris on for life and all the good people live happily ever afterward There were among others George Graef the dea cons nephew by marriage Arthur the constable very useful and somewhat ornamental C K Mrs Thornton Amelias sister Miss Mary Specialties were intro duced by Harry Parnacott who gave an exhibition of club swinging and byWilliam H Jewell a master of le gerdemain Harold Howalds orches tra furnished the music Adafn Hamel was presented with a large boquet during the performance The play evening will be repeated Tuesday Masquerade and Moonlight Party At Burds hall Saturday night Nor woods orchestra Card Social At Socialist headquarters No 5 Weat Alain street Tuesday night Feb 9 The public is invited The Deacons At St Marys new hall The Dea cons a cnmprty drama in four ants Tnesdav Feb 0 at sharp 25 cents Prescelle at tonight P H C member be a worker MINER KILLED By Associated Pittsburg Feb miner was fatally burned and twentyfive others others narrowly escaped death or in jury in an explosion of gas in a coal mine owned by the Pittsburg East ern Coal Company at Cherry Valley yesterday BRYAN DENIES INJURIES Is in Perfect Health and Brands Story as False Jacksonville Feb Jennings Bryan reached Jacksonville at 7 oclock Sunday morning from Deland and emphatically denied the story sent out Saturday regarding the alleged automobile accident near Tar pon Springs in which it was said that he was badly injured Mr Bryan upon reaching Jackson ville Sunday was met by his cou sin William S Jennings and taken to his home Upon reading the report of the accident he declared it false say ing that he was in Lakeland until noon Saturday when he left for De night and leaving there at midnight for Jacksonville Mr Bryan is in perfect health and expressed himself as being pleased at his reception here Long before 1 oclock Sunday afternoon the Duvall theatre was packed at least per sons being turned away at the doors The lecture the Prince of was delivered here and Mr Bryan was accorded an ovation Mrs Martin and Son Also Trust ed Themselves to the Inven tion and Made Successful Flights Over the Home Farm Near the County Seat Canton Feb H Martin aerial navigator in prospective farm er ropemaker and civil engineer in the practical breadwinning pursuits of life will not retire to affluence and idleness supported by the bo mis which W R Timkeft the autorao bile axlemaker offered for a flying machine that would carry an able bodied man to miles back in one day The sfetus of limitation intervenes to pre vent such a result unless Mr Timken should renew his offer and grant an extension of time The same is true of Mr Timkens other offer of for an airgig that would carry a pas senger to miles west back in two hours These of fers were made almost a year be exact on February 4 1908 but they were not givenpublicity until last week when at a banquet of the Aero Club of Ohio he gave them out in fcpn inection with some other overtures that had been made to him Nor is Mr Martin making any ef fort either to have the time extend ed or to meet the conditions should such an extension be granted He said to a newspaper representative yesterday that he had no intention of attaching an engine or other motive power to his flying machine this ter The fat and lazy old family horse is all the motive power he desires for the present while he is seeking per fect control and a thorough under standing of his machine and testing it out in winds of varied velocity The old horse at the end of seventy feet of rope furnishes all the power he needs for this work and according to Mr Martin has elevated the machine and a husky boy to a height of forty feet He has however decided upon what he will use for motive power and during the summer expects to add two gas engines of a particular type on each side to insure the pres ervation of the selfbalancing quality for which he claims superiority for his own machine over that of the Wright brothers or any other experi menters It was the jibes and twitting of fel fow countrymen and boys that prod ded Mr Martin to aerial experiments At a country literary society over 20 than twenty feet when it left the ground He set the when about fifteen feet from the ground and with a sixmile wind flew 250 feet at a 10milesanhour clip Martin is 53 years of age and weighs 190 pounds Mrs Martin followed and except that she reached a height of forty feet duplicated his performance Three other flights were made by their 11 year old son and three by their 16 year old lad in a dead calm when the machine would not lift the heavier persons The machine includes aeroplanes and is controlled by rudders A per fect selfbalancing quality the inven tor considers its most valuable at tribute and he seems to have full con fidence that as soon as he learns to work the Jevers he can attach the en gines and sail away at will TO GET RELIGION IS NOTJALVATION Unless Works Accompany Faith Says Bishop Leonard THE BERTH OF MARY FOX Widow of Joseph Fox and Mother of E Fox FUNERAL AT 2 P M WEDNESDAY CALLED A SUICIDE Mo tor man Says Stranger Walk ed in Front of Trolley Youngstown Feb unidenti fied man was run down by a Mahon ing Valley street car at East Youngs townfi Saturday night was so badly injured that he died at the City Hospital a little later The motorman in charge of the car declares that the man deliberately walked in front of the car with the apparent intention of committing sui cide He was walking east on the track and the car was going west The motorman sounded hia beil and the man looked up and saw the cars approach without making any effort lo escape tho motorman alleges See the wonderful demonstrations of Prcscelle tonight at the Armory Pythian Sisters will hold a card so cial in K of P hall Tuesday evening years ago aerial navigation was the subject of the evening I took the said Mr Martin that fly ing by man was practical and argued that side of the question and I may add won the judges decision I was joked and tormented unmercifully but I finally said you who are living twentyfive years from now will see men and women using flying ma chines with the greatest ease and My machine has reached that degree of perfection that I am confi dent now that that prediction will be fully Since that time Mr Martin has done much work as a civil engineer has served Stark county as surveyor has experimented along electrical lines and has always owned a prolific farm During all the time he has had the airship in mind and he said to the reporter yesterday he has made more than a hundred flying machines Only one is of mancarrying capacity but it embodies some of the principles ot his first little machine He has what he considers a perfect toy flying ma chine practically ready to market and the big machine is built on exactly the same principles Mrs Fox was a Native of Tus carawas County Her Hus band Died Six Years Mrs Esther Bennett Hawley of Cleveland Died Here Mrs Mary Fox aged 71 years wict ow of the late Jacob Fox of Rich vilie and mother of E E Fox of this cjjty died Sunday night at the home of her daughter Mrs Charles Ream south of the city Death was due to dropsy Mrs Fox had been ill fo about three months The funeral wil take place from the Ream residence on Wednesday at 2 oclock the Rev Mr Schroyer of New Berlin official ing Mis Fox wasborn in Tuscarawas county and spent her life in thl neighborhood and in Pike township Her husband died six years ago Sh is survived by three daughters and three sons They are Mrs Ream and E E Fox of Massillon Miss Emma Fox of RichVille Joseph Fox o Strasburg and Mrs Ida Shock an William Fox of Canton THOMAS REESE East Greenville Feb Reese aged 58 died here today death being caused by is survived by a widow and three sons The funeral will on Wednesday at 1 oclock from the Bap tist church in this village The Rev Mr Lloyd of Youngstown will offi ciate DEATH OF AN INFANT The funeral of the infant child of Mr and Mrs Clarence Youngblood took place Saturday afternoon In terment was cemetery AT ST TIMOTHYS SUNDAY made in St Josephs enthusiasm of his wife is scarcely second to that of his own and what time she can spare from domestic duties is devoted to aiding her in his experiments She is proud of her claim to being the first woman in America to take a flight in a heavier than air flying ma chine for the same day Martin made his first flight she duplicated hia per formance at a higher elevation The big machine is mounted on run ners such as are used on a sleigh The starts for the eight flights made were on a slight incline in a rough field when Martin went up the horse he MRS ESTHER BENNETT HAWLEY Mrs Esther Bennett Hawley aged 77 year died of pneumonia Sunday morning at oclock at the home of her sister Mrs Elizabeth Yost 166 East Oak street where she had spent many years of her life The funeral will take place Tuesday afternoon at 2 oclock from the Yost residence the Rev J R Jacob of the First Metho dist church officiating Interment will be made in the Massillon cemetery The deceased is one daughter Mrs Wesley Mumaw of Garretsville eight grandchildren four great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews The late Mrs Hawley was born in Kent county England and came to this country with her mother and sister in 1836 She mar ried the late George Ferguson Hawley in Cincinnati in 1850 He died a few years later leavinghis widow and two children Mrs Hawley moved her family to Sugar Creek township For many years she has been spending her time with relatives The majority she has spent in this city where she was known by relatives and friends as Aunt Those who knew her say this was a title of affection won by reason of a charming person feveland Churchman Pleaded for Individual Effort Among Church Says Worlds Progress Toward Christ Depends on It The Rt Rev William A Leonard of Cleveland bishop of the northern diocese of Ohio of the Episcopal church told the large congregation Sunday evening at St Timothys church upon the occasion of hia an nual visitation that the idea that peo ple are saved simply by getting re ligion by being converted and by joining the church was old fashioned He said people were sent into the world to save their souls by working Many people accept religion sim ply to get out of the worid as easily as said Bishop Leonard The religion ot Christ sends us into the world pot out of it If people were to save none but their own souls they would have a lonely time in Bishop Leonards sermon was on the subject of Christs injunction the He said in be ginning that the tendency of the peo ple was to idealize religion We hear sermons and moralize for others but not for said he We fail to localize to concentrate Christs injunction Every man and woman who is baptized should be a preacher and an evangelist according to Christs blessed mandate How many Christians felt this this morning when they arose fromtheir prayers Bishop that thedan ger of the present feeling of religions unrest was that in the effort of the people to liberalize they are losing their responsibility as individual Christians to do their duty If the world is not drawing toward Christ and I believe it is as fast as we would like to have it the fault is our said the bishop When we review the days work we find we havent done much to bring others to Christ We find we have pushed re sponsibilities aside for other Eleven people were confirmed here went on Bishop Leonard Why were there not one hundred It is not the fault of the minister It is your fault You were sent here to bring someone else to confirmation After you have made peace with God you should go forth to bring others into the kingdom Dfe you ask any one to come here tonight In the work of overcoming sin by personal effort we have con tinued the bishop If disease crime immorality debauchery and ignorance are stalking through the streets of our cities if heathen exits in this or in other lands the blame lies at the door of the individual Christian God did not send us here to supply our own wants We are fellow laborers with God in the vineyard We bemoan the fact that the poison pauper in sane and drunkard classes exist Who could have checked it None but you and I and the other Christians of the land who are sitting by and letting the church do the work We should do personal church The musical program of the service included a solo by Miss Clara Wheel er of Cleveland and anthems by the choir ality and others a desire to do good to All members of tne Independent Branch of the Newsboys Association will meet In their hall Tuesday even ing at 78 oclock to go to the Armory as guests of Prescelle the great hyp notist Coshocton Ohio Feb 6 1909 My Dear Mr This is not a patent medicine ad vertisement even though It may sound like one but I simply want to say that the publishers ofOhio or any place else need have no hesitancy in boosting your Mr Prescelle He is all that you claim for him and then some His performances here this week have aroused more interest than anything that has occurred since the town voted on local any Ohio publisher knows how interest is stirred up at at such a time Pres celles performances are more than entertaining they are instructive and on a high plane Coshocton will welcome you back at any time as I think is amply proven by the fact that the record for the local playhouse has been broken by Prescelle this week Wiith best wishes for continued prosperity believe me Very truly yours R C SNYDER Pros and Gen Mgr Coshocton Age You will miss the best entertain ment if you do not see Prescelle the All are cordially invited says had dragged the machine less great HyVnoUst ArmoryTonight Dr douse Specialist Eye ear nose tftroat and lungs glasses fitted all examination At the Conrad Tuesday Febrnnry 9 Prescelle at Armory   

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