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   Evening Independent (Newspaper) - June 10, 1909, Massillon, Ohio                                THE EVENING INDEPENDENT LAST XXII No 81 MASSIUXN OHIO THURSDAY JUNE 10 1909 PRICE DR NILE DEAD AT EIIMEN Passed Away at His Home in Roxbury at 3 A M HAD NOT BEEN CONFINED TO BED Dr Hale Retired as Usual Last NightPhysician Had Noticed Evidence of Weakness and Warned Family Dr Hales Life and Works IBy Associated Boston June Rev Dr Ed ward Everett Hale chaplain of the United States senate died at his home In Roxbury this Dr Hale had been in failing health for some time A few days ago a heart weakness was noticed and his condi tion became alarming His great age eightyseven years militated against him However he was not confined to bed at any stage of his illness Ho retired at the usual time last night but his physician had noted evidence whidh led him to warn the family that the end was not far off As the night passed Dr Hale constantly became weaker until the end came at 3 this morning MORE BLACK HINDERS NABBED Inspectors Now Runnii g Down Clews at Springfield By Associated Columbus June the ex amination of letters taken from the trunks of Sam Lima the alleged Black Hander at Marion It was de termined to send Inspectors to Spring field Inspectors Tate and Horsford took an early train with instructions to run down two Italians whose names were learned by the persual of al leged Black and corresponsdence tak en in the Marion raid With the ar rest of two Italians in Cleveland last night and the prospective arrest of others at Springfield it is believed that further perusal of stacks of mall from Marion will reveal the identity of other agents who are thus far tin known to the authorities Already thirteen have been arrested but four of these were released CARRIED BYWETS People Decide by Substantial Vote to Retain Saloons ELECTION WAS H QUIET ONE Ing for dry support It was impossible for the men to reach the voting booths without be ing accosted by these tireless work ers They wore met good naturedly by the men who took the cards and then walked into the booths and voted without further ado Prayer meetings were started In the churches early Wednesday morn ing Members of the W C T U came here from Newcastle to help In these meetings Word was brought to the women however that their pres ence was desired at the voting places and the prayer meetings were called ff Edward Everett Hale preacher pub licist and man of letters was born in Boston April 3 1822 He was educat ed at the Boston Latin school and at Harvard university graduating from the last named institution in 1839 After a course In theology he became pastor of the Church of the Unity at Worcester where he remained ten years Then for fortyfour years Dr Hale was pastor of the famous South Congregational Unitarian church of Boston In 1900 he retired from active jpulpit work but still retained a Hve ly interest in church affairs In 1903 he was unanimously chosen chaplain of the United States senate Dr Hale refused to be called a cler gyman He preferred to be designat ed only asa Christian He was a great lover of outdoor life and to this he attributed a great part of his splendid health in his old age Ge ology and botany were his favorite amusements for years His perennial love for children and onth also help ed to preserve him from the ravages of old age From the time he received his first license to preach Dr Hale was a con spicuous figure in all the most ad vanced forward movements in charity and education In addition he was the writer of many books which were ac cepted as the standards in their field WRIGHTS RECEIVE Noteworthy Scene in the East Room of White House By Associated Washington June 10 The achieve ment of man flight by Wilbur and Or ville Wright was celebrated today when they received their first public recognition by their fellow country men after having been paid homage by rulers of Europe In the east room of the White House this afternoon President Taft presented to the ventors the gold medals awarded them by the Aero club of America to commemorate their invention of the first successful flying machine More than a thousand invitations were sent out for the White House ceremony STEAMER ON BAR Passengers Are Being Taken Off on Tugs By Associated New York June Spanish steamer Antonio Lopez from and Naples for New York with 526 pasengers and a crew of 135 ran on the bar near the Point Owods life sav ing station on Long Island last night Wrecking tugs are1 standing by the stranded steamor and pascngers are being transferred in life boatsto the tugs The sea is so heavy that no attempt will be made to bring the pas sengers ashore until the weather mod erates The vessel is In no Immediate danger Ballots Were Cast Without a Single Disturbance Not an Arrest Work ed All Day at the hibitionists Carry One Ward Youngstown June ing county yesterday voted to retain its 310 saloons by a majority of The official figures will not be known until the board of elections foots up the totals this afternoon The re urns came inearly the last precinct rom the county having been filed with the supervisors of elections at 9 oclock last night The city gave a wet majority of but the country precincts re a majority in favor of the drys of 708 Only one ward in the city the fourth was carried by the The vote was not as large as had been anticipated by regis tratlon This was due to the unfavorable weather conditions The day was threatening from the opening to the closing of the polls and twici during the afternoon the rain drov the women workers from the polling places Before many of the precincts hai reported it was evident that th wets had carried the day by a larg majority The drys gave up before 8 oclock and closed their headquar ters WETS HOPE FDR LETTERS TO THE WRIGHT BOYS Widespread Interest in Work of Inventors Manifested PRESENTED TO THEM TODAY Workers in Rural Districts Wednesday Some of the Letters Show a Re markable Familiarity With the Scientific Problem of Flight Views Regarding Future o Aerial Navigation By Associated Washington D June autograph letters written by gover nors of and scientific bodies which will be presented to the Wrigh brothers today in book form at th t same time that they receive the Aerc TODAY CITIES WERE ATTACKED Club medals indicate the wide spreac interest in the work of these two in ventors and the views of public me regarding the future of aerial naviga tion Some of the letters show a re markable familiarity with the scien tine problem of flight The letter frorr Governor Noel of Mississippi fo lows Until very recent years the navi gation of the air was limited to bal loons filled with gas which were sub ject to no control as direction of flight drifting with the air currents Of late years experimenters of the leading nations have devoted much time and thought to the problem of fered of being sustained in the air BLOW FOR DEEP WATERWAY Engineers Say Project is Not Desirable By Associated Washington June propos ed fourteen foot deep waterway pro He was perhaps best known to from gt Louig to the reeelv general public as the author of that American classic The Man Without a written in 1861 Other works from his pen were Puritan Politics in England and New Eng His Levelj Best and other Buck to In His Our New Christ mas Eve and Christmas Ups and What is the American People Ingham The Bi ble and lits One Hundred Fortunes of Life of George Washington Studied Our Christmas in a Crusoe in New My Friond the Boss and How They Lived In He was also a frequent contributor to periodicals and had edited a series of stories of the sea war adventure and discovery As seen on the street during his latter years Dr Hale was a study for an artist His was a personality which of itself would attract atten tion anywhere Considerably more than six feet talV his massive and ex ceedingly angular figure towered above the crowd in a most command ing way erect in spite of his great age His cheeks wore donply furrow ed his beard of nondescript hue was unkempt and shaggy while his hair fell In long ungainly locks over his collar His kindly humor made him one of the most popular afterdinner speak ers in the country His voice was deep and muffled yet penetrating far be yond that of many a younger orator ed a blow today when the board of en gineers reported to congress that such a waterway is not desirable It is claimed that present demands of com merce between St Louis and tlje Gull will be adequately met by an eight foot channel from St Louis to the mouth of the Ohio and a channel of not less than nine feet in depth below thev mouth of the Ohio MAY BE LAST PARADE By Associated June thousand veterans attending the Unit ed Confederate Veterans reunion here marched today in what was prob ably the last big parade in which they will ever participate The heat is in tense WANTS BETTER POST CARD Dissolution of Partnership The partnership firm of Hufchtnson Myers heretofore engaged in busi ness as jewelers and opticians at No 11 East Main street Massillon has been on this date dissolved by mutual consent of the partners Her bert C Myers the retiring partner has sold and disposed of all of his interest In said partnership and its business and assets Hutchlnson who will to Harry A continue the business in his own name at the same address HARRY A HUTOHTNSON HERBERT C MYERS Hitchcock Says United States i Behind All Other Countries Washington June post office department is preparing to issue a new postal card Postmaster Gen oral Hitchcock has called in the ex pert chemists of the department o agriculture and has Instructed them t work out a formula that will give a much better paper than can be made under the contract now in force He says the postal cards issued by this government are Inferior to the pro duct of almost every other country and that it is contemplated to make improvements in the style of printing and arrangement of the type and de signs It may be decided to change also the color of the Ink and the tint of the paper Tho government issues postal cards a month The present fouryear contract expires December 31 next and in the meantime the postmaster general is giving personal attention to devising a more substan tial and ornate card Thousands of happy wets paraded the down town streets last night cele ratihg their victory in an enthusias ic though very orderly manner Tin orns were tooted brass bands played and the streets wore filled with auto nobilos crowded with celebrators and ightseers More interest was tnani ested in the election than In the na ional contest last fall Not a disorderlyincident occurred o spoil the serenity of the day In triking contrast with other counties hat have experienced a similar fight Vfahoning county went through the bitterest election in its history with out a disturbance worthy the name Youngstown is the largest city InOhio hat has so far voted on county op Ion under the Rose bill The city has a population of It is made up of a cosmopolitan citi zenship representing nearly all the nations of the earth Big industrial plants employ thousands of hardy sons of toil to whom both sides made appeals for support As a last effort the drys sent to Iowa for Evangelist Billy Sunday Hespoke to two of the largest mass meetings ever held in the City Tues day Some claim that the majority feared that these meetings would have a telling effect on tho result yes terday Some claim that the majority for the wets would have been much larger had Sunday not been brought here The outcome is what has been pre dicted by those familiar with politics The wets secured the aid of the county chairmen of the two old par ties and with them most of the ma chinery of both organizations This was a strong factor in determining the result i The campaign was remarkable foi Us bitterness but the election provei to be one of the most orderly ever conducted in Youngstown Not an arrest was made for a disturbance of any kind The drys started in to make arrests for alleged false rng istrations swearing out warrants for throe men They proved to bo enti tled to vote and were released on bond The step proved a vote maker for the wets as the victims were well known and respectable residents The wets secured the names of fiftythree alleged dry voters they claimed were falsely registered but they either failed to present thorn selves at the polls or the wets passed them up The police regula tions were perfect Chief McDowell had special and regular officers dis tributed all over the city and at each polling place They had little to do heond keeping enthusiastic workers the legal distance from the voting booths According to Records of the County Treasurer 263 Sa loons are Doing Business in Stark Has 50 Canton 136 Alliance 38 Special to The Canton June for the local option election in Stark county were pretty generally distributed throughout the rural districts by agents of the Hqour forces under the direction of Ray Harbert one of the wet managers Wednesday Thurs day it is stated they are being given to workers iii the cities of Canton Massillon and Alliance Several peti tions were circulated in Canton Wed nesday but they were in the posses sion of wet leaders Campaign managers for the wets say that they hope to have sig natures affixed to the petitions within a week They will Immediately pre sent them to the county commission ers and ask that a date be fixed for the election The desire is to have he election sometime in July According to the records of the ounty treasurer 263 saloons are doing justness in Stark county Over one ialf are established in Canton which las 136 places for the sale of liquor Massillon has 50 Alliance 38 and 39 flourish In the remainder of the coun atipnal Academy of Sciences on be alf of that body congratulates the Vrights on their wonderful success n which he pays tribute to their per onal qualifications The problem pon which you are engaged Is a sci ntific problem and success in dealing ith it can only be reached through tie use of the scientific method This iiethod is not alone the possession of hose trained in the universities It often unconsciously employed by hose who are said to work by intul ion One who accomplishes great hings by intuition is called a genius To this name you are fairly entitled the National Academy is not unmind u of the fact that great results are not accomplished simply by the use of a method Intelligence patience skill courage are essential to the higher flights and these you have shown yourselves to possess in the lighest degree As men we are thrilled by the exhibitions you have iven us of the possession of these CITIZENS SHOWED MUGHENTHUSIIISM Sentiment Expressed Favors Weeks Celebration SOME THINK ONE DAT ENOUGH Continned on page PROGRESS TOWARD NEWJMFFICE Land Sale May be Consum mated Soon BUT FEW DETAILS UNCOMPLETED y The names of the Massillon dealers are F Bennot M Brandt P Clark Clauss C J Doyle Drou lard J Ehret Erdenkauf Smith J Frieg Gets Eisenbrei Heck Herancourt A Her wlck J Hoban J Huwig J Kast F Kracker C Krisher Limbach Stone L Lowry Massillon Liquor lompany J Mausz C Meinhart F Miller Moseman Maulman W My ers Neininger Son J Now W Pearce Rastetter S Rollins E Rnyer G Sailer F Schink J Schnei der O Schoenberger Schworm G Sloate C Smith T Snyder E Som ers Sondregger Snyder J Stuhl dreher Vogt Ertle J Wantz Wasem Rinehart S Wcfler A Wil liams STATE POSITIONS FILLED Four New Appointments Made by Labor Columbus June La bor Commissioner Wirmel Wednes day reappotnted as a member of the office force Miss Irene Lewis daugh ter of late Commissioner Lewis He did so both as an act of courtesy td the memory of his predecessor and be cause of the excellent record of Miss Lewis He also appointed Fred Lange to succeed C J Burns as superintendent of the Cleveland free employment bu reau and Miss Stella Schanfarber of Columbus and Miss Bessie A Watson of Portsmouth asv clerks in the depart ment Miss Schanfarber is a lawyer and of controlling and directing flight The result of these endeavors has been the dirigible balloon a spherical gas bag whose motor power is an engine operating propellers the aerot plane the helicopter and the orni thopter In the solution of this prob lem of aerial navigation two Ameri cans Wilbur and Orvllle Wright have attained the largest success with the aeroplane The dream of a few years ago has become a reality The heav lerthanair machine is now an plished fact The demonstrations of the aeroplane in Europe by Wilbur Wright have been the wonder and ad miration of two hemispheres The deplorable accident which happened to Orville Wright at Fort Myer when Lieutenant Thomas E Selfridge was killed and Mr Wright seriously wounded causes us to realize that science claims its victims before suc cess can be Speaking of the future of artificial light Governor Noel says Whether aerial navigation will change the mod ern methods of warfare making war so terrible that nations will insist oil universal peace or will make most largely for the good and benefit of peace as a carry power is for the future to prove Certain it is that Americans should feei proud that the Wright brothers have placed our great country in the forefront of aerial nav igation I rejoice that the Aero Club of America has so wisely decided to present gold medals to these two who have advanced the standard of naviga tion of the air so far to the front and won their honors so Governor Harmon of Ohio the home state of the Wrights who is to take part in the ceremonies at Day ton on the 17th and 18th of June as serts that the people of Ohio take a special pride in Wilbur and Orville Wright because they have shown as Discrepancy Found in Descrip tion and Plat of Site and Cor rection was Presi dent Merwin of Board of Trade Writes Congressman Kennedy Communications received Wednes day from Representative James Ken nedy and the United States treasury department at Washington describe the progress of the government to ward the erection on the site at the northeast corner of Erie and Plum streets of the propsed federal building Executive Committee to Decide at a Meeting Spoke Wednesday May Decide on a ThreeDays Celebration The enthusiasm displayed here this evening leads me to believe that the city can and wii not only dedicate the city hall July 5 with appropriate exercises but will hold an old home week celebration that will continue at least several days afterward if not the remainder of the This was the way Mayor Frantz de scribed the outlook Wednesday even ing just before the adjournment of the meeting of citizens at which plans for the proposed week of festivity were discussed The question as to how long the celebration would continue was finally left for the executive committee com posed of Tobias Schott chairman H L Leahy Charles Remley E C Mer win and William A Pietzcker togeth er with the president and vice presi dent of the organization to decide at a meeting to be held this evening at oclock in the mayors office At that time subcommittees of which members of the executive com mittee will be the chairmen will also be appointed The discussion Wednesday evening centered about the question of the duration of the celebration Someone suggested that it would cost a day for the week and asked what the organization thought of centering its many others have done hat Ohio can win distinction in other ways than the furnishing of distinguished men for public life In the state and nation I do not know enough about the new ly discovered art of flying to say much about adds Governor Harmon though the longing for wings which has been expressed by men in all ages often conies over men and I am sure I shall enjoy them if they opine within the reach of ordinary I congratulate the Wright brothers for which congress has made a 000 appropriation E L Royer who is looking after the affairs of his mother Mrs Mary Royer owner of a part of the site se lected said today that he received Wednesday from the treasury depart ment a notice to the effect that there was a discrepancy of two inches in the plat and description he had furnished and that the papers had been returned for correction As soon as this is done he said the sale to the govern ment would be made President E C Merwin of the board of trade received the letter from Con gressman Kennedy enclosing an an swer to a letter to the treasury depart ment written by the latter at the re quest of the former In speaking of the status of the work on the draw ings for the proposed new postoffice building W S Taylor the supervis ing architect says In reply I re gret to advise you that nothing has yet been done toward the preparation of the drawings for the building in question as the title to the site has not yet been formally vested under the control of the government and the de partment is prohibited by law from do ing any work whatever in connection with the drawings for a public build ing until notified by the department of justice that this action has been con summated If may also be stated in this con nection that it is the established pol icy of the department to take up the drawings for a public building in the order in which the title to the site becomes vested in the Congressman Kennedys letter to Mr Merwin follows I encloseyoi a copy of the letter I have written tc the department of justice and a lette efforts on a program for July 4 Charles Remley said in his opinion it was folly to undertake to furnish a from the supervising architect of the treasury department relative to the proposed postonTce building I wil keep you advised as to progress tha may be made from time to time an will do my best to urge the powers t an early beginning of the and the Aero Club on the splendid The letter of Congressman Kenned progress which has been made in aeroto tho law clerk and examiner of ti Flower Show H E Smith has just received some fine specimens of new peonies which will be on exhibition at C J Duncans jewerly store Friday evening June 11 from 4 to 8 oclock You are cordially invited to attend All trimmed hats 50c tomorrow only at Humborgers Millinery Dept Are you tired fagged out nervous is the sentiment expressed by Governor Stubbs of Kansas In their recent sojourn in Europe these enterprising young men have reflect ed great credit not only upon them upon their Expressing his regrets for being un able to attend todays ceremonies at the White House Governor Davidson of Wisconsin says In common with the whole civilized world I have been greatly interested in the experiments carried on by the Wright brothers sleepless feel mean Hollisters Rocky Mountain Tea strengthens the have commended their perseverance history Corves makes digestion natural in tne face of groat difficulties re of an election in Youngstown women brings refreshing sleep builds up the joiced with them in the success they ties in the department of justice Is as follows I am very anxious that the postoffico building at Massillon Ohio shall be constructed as promptly as may be I am in receipt of a letter from the supervising architect advis ing me thai the plans and designs can not be proceeded with until the title of the site has been fully vested in the government Kindly advise what progress has been made In that direction and how soon we may antici pate it may be neday celebration July 5 W A Pietzcker thought the citr xmld with work and effort get np a eeks celebration He said that if verybody takes hold there will be no rouble about doing it The Rev E T Mathison said he fa ored the old home week idea be ause there was something bout itr While he said the city might e handicapped by the coming county entennial he said he felt that elab rate exercises should at least mark he dedication of the new city hall Charles Brownewell a member of he city council said that if every body worked the city might have a whole weeks celebration He pledg ed his support because he said he wanted to see the city hall dedicated n a blaze of glory W A Kohl an other councilman present said he would give all the help he could H L Leahy of the board of public service said the board had asked the council for to defray a part of the expenses connected with the cele aration He said the board was think ing of calling a meeting with the mayor and council to discuss the ques tion of the dedication day program William Simpson who is in charge of the singing said he was preparing a program of attractive choral num bers Mr Wise offered a suggestion which may prove a solution of the problem in case the committee finds that it would be inadvisable to attempt a six days celebration He asked why it wouldnt be a good idea to have it last three days He said the carnival company which is coming here would furnish attractions six days and with the help of the citizens three days an interesting program would be furnish ed It was agreeil that in the past the Fourth of July program had been too crowded with events J J Bernstein suggested that the events be strung out for several days instead of cram ming so many into a few hours Mr Brownewell suggested having a Bills or a Johns when the Johns and the Williams wear badges on which is printed I am Bill Who are you and I am John Who are you For the first time in the worked at the polls all day long All trimmed tomorrow the men an they came only at Humborgors Millinery Dont anrt Uatrihulcd tickota asU vnole lets The Baltzly Co 5 cnts Tea or Tab Rotirt our Columns had and wish them all good things in tho Pr Irn Homson prosidont of I ho All trimmed hats 50c tomorrow only at Humbergers Millinpry Dept Fried Turtle Hear Him The Rev Harvey Stonnr will bejrin of Friday evening Jane 11 at tta Crystal the ampiees of Sunrta ot Tnticarawas township Everybody U invited Use O K Washing Compound and turtle soup nil dar Saturday at All trimmort hats HOc tomorrow WestMan only at Huiuborgers Millinery Dept   

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