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Evening Independent (Newspaper) - May 22, 1909, Massillon, Ohio THE EVENING INDEPENDENT LAST XXII No 15 OHIO MAY 22 1909 PRICE ONB CBHT USSILION CASE COMES IPIBIBH Witnesses Subpoenaed for Trial of Charles E Hunt CANTON STATE BANK CASES The Hon J P Dolliver United States Senator from Idaho to Lecture in Canton Tonight Next U B Conference to be Held at Decatur III Special to The Ciuiton May and defense In the case charging Charlea E Hunt of Massillon with assault npon Con stable Bauiberger have subpoeoaed wit nesses to appear at the comtneaoament of the trial Monday afternoon before Judge Barter and Mrs BamberRer and Josapu Brownsberger will testify for the prosecution The defenses witnesses Jacob Tisch Joseph Lux Pater Barnhart John Buchel Kdua Tisch Mrs T Shetler Mrs Daniel Agnesa and Messrs Runaer and On accountof the arguments assgned for next Monday morning before Judge Harter on the pleas of abatement to the four indictments charging Former County Treasurer Harry C Kn bldch embezzlement the motion to dis charge indictments against former otticiala of the Canton State Bank on Ihe grounds that motions of continuance were not tiled in statuatory time will not be heard Monday morning May 81 by Judge Hole at Lisbon where the oaaes were taken on account of allegedprejudice in Stark county The Hon Dolliver United States senator from arrlmi In Canton PATIENT BETTER Traveling Man Suffering From Smallpox Improving Daily The condition of tho traveling man n the city detention hospital suffer ing from small pox continues to im prove His Is the only case discov ered Health Officer Miller denied today the report that the man was a tramp He said that he was a man of intelli gence and of such a degree of consid eration for society that he went to the detention hospital of his own free wilt and seemed to regret that he had caus ed the city trouble and expense Dr Miller said that since he has been in the hospital letters and inquiry and long distance telephone messages have been received frequently from Inquiring friends I FOR YEAR 1911 It Calls for Building of Two Dreadnaught Battleships FIVE TORPEDO BOAT DESTROYERS Notwithstanding the Ten Million Dollar Decraase in the Nava Estimate the Battleship Appro priation Will Not be Affected Says Secretary Meyer By Associated Washington May buildtn program of the United Stages navy fo the fiscal year 1911 will two battleships of the most advanced Dreadnaught type also five torpedo boat destroyers and one modern re liaif notwithstanding the ten class in training for service and a Christian Womans board of missions A mortgage of on the church property has been paid off a partial building at a cost of erected while the congregation has given lib erally to the five missionary offerings of Brotherhood The Young Ladies and Young Mens Bible classes of the Third church on Monday evening gave a sur prise reception at the home of Mr and Mrs Frank E Shockey East Creighton avenue in honor of Mr and Mrs Stafford The Philathea class presented Mrs Stafford with a beau tiful leather bound set of Victor Hu gos Les Miserables in two volumes The Baraca class presented Mrs Staf ford with a class pin of hammered gold set with a fire opal About thirty young people were present and a most enjoyable evening spent Dainty re freshments were served during there IS INSANITY NOW OITKJPISE Admission to Hospital Larger Last Month WAS MORE THAN EVER BEFORE OFFER HCBE PftRKJfl CITY Lowrie Brothers Put Propo sition in Writing THE SITE IS VERY DESIRABLE afternoon at oclock over million dollar decrease the Pennsylvania lines from Wasting made fn the naval estimate by order ton Senator Dolliver will lecture to of President Taft night at the Auditorium on TheMoral Secretaary Meyer in announcing under the au pices of the his program said that battleship ap Brethren general conference propriation would not De affected by the reduced estimates Decatur Illinois was selected as the place lor holding the next U B confer ence in 1913 Sunday a biyf parade of Sunday schools will be a feature of the conference It will start at 1 oclock in the afternoon George t McCuHougb aged 60 died Friday at his home 948 Mahoning street The deceased was a sheet roller at tbe Stark mill and leaves a widow and lour children Mrs George Hayes of Massillon is a daughter Funeral services will no held Sunday afternoon at oclock at the residence HENKY H EOGEBS STANDARD OIL MULTIMILLIONAIRE NEW YORK WHO DIED SUDDENLY IN Henry H Rogers vice president of the Standard Oil Company and active head of that gigantic institution who died suddenly at his home in New York city was born ia 1840 in Fah baven where his ancestors liv d from the colonial days He was raduated from the Fairhaveu high BIG CONTRACTS BOOKED Massillon Bridge and Structural Company Has Lots of Work The Massillon Bridge and Structur al Company of this city has closed contracts which will keep the plant in operation the remainder of the year The largest contract is for dock sheds along the Mississippi river at New Orleands for which tons of steel will be required The dimen sions of the building were not avail able at the office of the company Another contract with the Benton Harbor and St Joseph Street Railway and Light Company of Benton Har bor is for a street railway viaduct 420 feet long The company has the contract for repairing the famous Eads and Merchants bridges across the Mississippi river at St Louis be Jonging to the Terminal Railroad Company which will require 300 tons of ateel A contract recently closed calls for the use of 100 tons of steel for highway bridges in Oklahoma H H ROGERS Will Estate to be Divided Between Widow and Children IBy Associated New York May H JRogers a short time before his ed a portion of his fortune among his four children It is understood that he gave four million eacn to his son and three daughters The remainder of his estate will be disposed of by will except for any public bequests T main part of the estate is SSid to be divided between Mr Rogers widow son and daughters OFFER WAS REJECTED U B Radicals Refuse Reunion With Liberals By Associated Huntington May gen eral conference of the Church of the United Brethren in Christ the radi cal branch rejected the overture for reunion made by a committee sen here from the genera conference o the liberal branch of the church now in session in Canton O CLEVELAND MAN IN OIL DEAL CLARK HILL FUND The payments today to tho Clark mill fund were as follows Subscribed Total Paid Previously acknowledged Dr VV E Williams Total Closes Leases for 311 Acres and Will Form Big Company Lancaster May D White a Cleveland capitalist closed a dea here Friday for 311 acres of th Rushville Oil and Gas Companys leaf cs in the oil field The price paid was The leases have eleven pro ducing wells on them which are flow ing about 150 barrels daily Mr White intends organizing a big oil company to further develop the leases purchased school and sold papers on the streets ties he entered the petroleum biisi for a time for lack of more profitable ness in Pennsylvania and his rise to employment He then became a clerk fortune thereafter was rapid He in a store at a week holding the j was the chum and almost lifelong place for five years after which he friend of Mark Twain Mr CJemens wcntto work as a train baggageman at many times being his guest on on the branch railroad that ran yacht cruises Their last trip together through Fairhaven In the early six was to the Bermudas The Firm Asks That Steps be Taken to Preserve the Nat ural Beauties of the Place Will be Near Proposed New Woolen Yarn Factory The city was today offered free by the Lowrie Brothers of Cleveland who by selling the lots in Marshal Hill allotment expect to provide money for the erection on the site o proposed woolen yarn factory which will employ at the beginning 12 hands approximately five acres o ONLY J3 AN ACRE FOR KEH That Was What Some of It Brought in 1817 A LETTER TO THOMAS ROTCH It Asked Him to Dispose of Prop erty Owned by the Writer in Kendal for as Much as It Would Business Ninetytwo Years Ago This old letter now over ninety two years old was found on the Spring Hill farm last year by Mi Samuel Zicgler and was given bj him to Ezra Gesaman for The Inde pendent it was without envelope folded and sealed with red wax reminder of the early days of Stark county and a historical souvenir Wheeling Tany S 1817 Friend Rotch I take the liberty of asking a fa vour of you which no other one wil do so well I have lately heard tha Monsieur Isaac Clay wishes to pui chase my quarter of land which lies north of his Necessity makes me very anxious to soli it I am fully persuaded that lauds near your Town will never be much lower than they are now and as fully persuaded that they will soon be double what they The several banks in the city will close their places of business at 12 oclock on Saturdays during the Months of June July August and Sep tember At Rhines 25c white embroidered belts spe cial lOc S yards of Tourist Ruching for lOc Jet Earrings lOc pair Ladies hose all colors special lfc All the new things in hair barrets lOc All the new things in hair rolls Turtle Soup Fried turtle and turtle soup at Krackers tomorrow Dont miss the last performance of Sanlanelll at the Armory tonight Santanelll gives his last perform Free Fish Fry At Sonndrfigger Snyders Saturday afternoon and evening Automobiles for sale new and sec onds at Wagners Auto Oarage coi ner of North and Erie streets at Column ads lie case The other land where I aboured so much in vain 1 will take ight Dollars pr acre in 3 payments he last not exceeding eighteen nonths I expect that man who lives in my louse has laid up those rails plow d some there I may be out the first of April shall f anyways convenient I wish you to et me know what is your opinion ibout Woolen factories Merino sheep at this time We are consider ibly engaged in sheep I do not see the way so clear as I should like to at present Bye Bye I expect it will be better Let us know how your own factory ii doing what you can afford to give for wool Your sheep have gained remarkably Your friend Jacob Atkinson My bestj respect to Charity Ar vine Mrs Charity RotcTi and the grand father of the Arvine A Legend of Grenada Beautiful Spanish cantata to be sung by tiie Girls Glee club on Thurs day evening May 27 at the Presby terian church Those who heard the splendid work of this body of young singers last year in The Lady of will ie glad to hear them again The Le gend tells a fascinating story and Ihe music is full of witchery and charm The club will be assisted by Miss Pauline Harrisoii soprano Mr Rugene Rigdon tenor Miss Mary Lyon mezzo soprano Mrs Walter Webb organist Miss Bessie Kerstet ter pianist The young ladies are de sirous of being the founders of a fund which shall be used for the purchase of a grand piano for the high school and the proceeds of this con cert will be used for that purpose Admission twentyfive cents Full program will be published later PftSTOBTl The Rev H E Stafford in Charge of Christian Church OMES HERE FROM FORT WAYNE On Now York May 22iul Aftei are at present But necessity to which waltzing the sweet all must yield Induces mo to offer very low and as T cannot possibly go to Koiulal I am obliged to ask of you the favour of selling lie joining Mr Clay I wish you to sell it to this beat advantage as to price pay ment Rather than not soil I will laki as low as three in tho host payments you can obtain I wish however you will of course get ns much down as possible tho residue as soon as possible as much mora for the laud as possible If Isaac Clay will not buy perhaps the young man who used to work with him will or Home other one You would do me a great favour by taking some pains in strains of Vacation Waltz a young lady was taken to a hospital whorl six of New Yorks moat promiiicu physicians prescribed the same treat itiont for all young ladles This beautiful waltz is on sale at al dealers or sent postpaid to any ad dress twenty onecent stamps or sil ver Newiugham Gary owners anc publishers No 8 Park Row Massil Ion O Notice All persons owing accounts lOTIan sen Blaumeiscr are requested t settle same with H Hanson East Main street Only 10 20 and 30 cents to if Santanellis last performance at the Armory he Church of Which He was Formerly Pastor Largely In creased Its Membership and Paid Off a Big Debt During His Pastorate The Rev and Mrs H E Stafford eached Massillon from Ft Wayne Friday evening and have taken p their permanent residence in the itv Mr Stafford is the new pastor f tiie Christian church having ac epted a call tendered by the congre gation some time ago He will preach o the congregation as its pastor for he first time Sunday morning on The Supreme At the evening ser vice his subject will be Lessons From the Life of The Fort Wayne Sentinel speaking of Mr Staffords departure from that city said in a recent issue The Rev and Mrs H R will be tendered a farewell reception uy the congregation of the Third Church of Christ on Thursday evening The popular young couple will leave the close of the week for Massillon where Mr Stafford will begin on Sunday his duties as pastor of the First Christian church He closed his work at the local church on last Sun day but did not adhere to the conven tionality of the formal farewell ser mons He spoke vn the morning on Love the Greatest and in the evening on TheBible and Its Christ When Our Confession Was When1 Mr Stafford assumed the work of the local postorate not quite two years ago there were just fifty two members iff tbe congregation and forty in the Bible school The church now numbers 17 and Uhe Bible school besides a flourishing land abutting on the allotment for use as park purposes The only condition which the firm imposes is that meas ures be taken to enhance the natura beauty of the place and that It be set aside for park purposes only The site of the proposed park lies west of the corporation line about half way between Wooster street and the W Li E tracks It is covered with a growth of large trees and the topo graphy is admirably suited for the purpose suggested The fact that the land is being reserved for parki pur poses the firm believes will make more desirable the lots it offers for sale The offer of the Lowries was con tained in a letter today sent by them to J C Corns chairman of the new industries committee of the board of trade It was as follows Massillon May 22 1909 Mr J C Corns Chairman of Ap praisal Committee City Dear Sir We wish to thank you and your committee for the report you made recently to the board bi trade in connection with the appraise ment of our lots in our Marshall Hil addition Ho the city Massillon We were much pleased with the re port as a whole and especially with that part of it wherein it is recom mended that a certain portion of the N O T Patrons Inconvenienced by the Delay in the tion of the Loop on Hospital Day To morrow at the Institution Is insantiy in the seventeen coun ies from which patients are commit ed to the Massillon state hospital on he increase More patients were admitted to the nstitution from their Homes during he month ending May 15 than during any other month since it was opened The number transferred from other nstitutions is not considered The ortyfive that were received here be ween 15 and May 15 were for he most part acute cases and came directly from their homes The large increase the num ber reported usually is not considered as an affirmative answer to the ques tion Abnormal conditions are shown occasionally in all sociological re ports It Is expected that succeeding reports will show sufficient falling off inthe number of admissions to re store the normal average for the year It is a well known fact that the winter season is more likely to pro duce insanity than the summer The depressing effect of being housed up cloudy skies and the season when na ture goes tS Js very preemptible among a large rfstdber of patients in the The coming of spring sunny weather are conditions looked to brighten the pa tients and make them cheerful The sudden increase in the number of admissions coming as it does at the close of the disagreeable season of the year is believed to be n part of the weather Especially In le cases of those who are not en owed with strong minds or who have uttered mental illness the feeling of jepression caused by bad weather trhich persons in normal health eas y throw off takes strong hold The ospital physicians look to the sum mer as being the most favorable time or the patients More patients are ischarged as recovered in the fall ban at any other time Those who are able to go home are llowed to take a vacation during the ummer months and the result is not nfrequently a complete cure The report of Dr Eyrhan shows hat on April115 there were pa ients enrolled on the books of the nstitution One was discharged as recovered one improved and eleven died allotment be reserved for a It shows that your board is wide awake and looking always to the bes interests of the city whether It be toward the establishing of manufact uring enterprises or in securing beauty spots which in the future wil do much to enhance the pleasure and healthfulness of the citizens of Mas sillon It will afford us much pleasure we assure you to deed that portion o our Marshall Hill addition referred to to your Hon Board of Trade pro viding proper measures be taken t preserve and enhance the natura beauty of the place and that it be se aside for park purposes only The N O T Company has not yet begun the completion oC the loop or which the state did the grading some time ago At present the cars stop a hundred yards from the admin stration building and patrons of the tne are now being put to more in convenience than ever The Rev T A Brown of Cam bridge who speaks tomorrow at the Memorial exercises at the hospital will arrive in the city today He will be the guest of Dr Eyman The G A R of this city will conduct the ser vices in McKinley hall The veter ans in the hospital headed by the brass band will meet the local delega tion at the end of the street car line Prize Waltz Will Close Season At Burds hall Saturday night Spec tators free Norwoods orchestra 5c per couple See Santauelli at the Armory to night Notice To all persons going to Meyers lake Monday May 24 to at tend the Central Union Telephone dance can be accommodated by special car leaving Massillon at p returning leave lake at mid night Fare 25 cents round trip If you have not seen Santanelll go tonight to the Armory FLAGGING TRAIN WAS KILLED Nickel Plate Section Hand Stum bled Before Locomotive Sandusky May Dri ver fiftyfive years old a section band on tbe Nickel Plate was ground to pieces by a train Friday afternoon near Ashmount Erie county He was sent to flag a train but tumbled as he ran along the ties and fell The engine hit him before he could rise to his feet or crawl off the track Automobiles for sale new and sec onds at Wagners Auto Garage cor ner of North and Erie streets Lust night for Santanelll at the Ar mory tonight The Mr Gus Edwards composition School is sung in the Japa nese language in Japan Mr Howard Newlnghams composition Vacation is sung in all languages in Heaven Automobiles for sale new and sec onds at Wagners Auto Garage cor ner of North and Erie Turtle aoup at Joe SchneUtort Ex all day
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