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   Centralia Daily Chronicle-Examiner (Newspaper) - January 29, 1913, Centralia, Washington                             i CNTTED PRESS LEASED WIBE rKOEGKAPHIO NEWS EVENING ALL LOCAL NEWS FIT TO PRUTS VOLUMK'XXIV CENTRAIJA, WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 20, 1013 NU.MDER IS SUED Big Battle Rages Between Greeks And Moslems CITY'S SUIT AGAINST C. REY- NOLDS AXD IRA HONEYWELL OPEXS liKFORB JUDGE HOSS THIS AFTICRXOON HINGIS INTERESTING HALL, WHERF, HEAKIXG IS, CROWDED WHEX COURT IS CALLED TO ORDER A'lVTWO O'CLOCK FnTEOPmiNGnlnNGE had been removed from Mr. Honey- well's place.' On cross examination "Dr." Madison explained the garhage dis- trict limits. Ho could not tell defi- nitely where Mr. Honeywell's -resi- lience was, but was sure that it was in the garbage limits. He said he did not demand money from Mr. Honeywell every month. "Dr." Mad- ison was asked f he had offered to .-rebate to any person part of their assessments if they should 'pay up delinquent assessments. He was not permitted to answer this question. City Clerk L. Mabel Lee was call- ed for the purpose of proving the ex- istence of the ga-rlmgc ordinance. Co'plca of the ordinance were placed in evidence over the objection of the iittorueys for the defense. Chas. W. Frye, driver of one of the .garbage wagons said that Mr. Hon- eywell lived on Magnolia street and that ho had removed garbage from .the Honeywell residence laet July but not since. Waa not positive that It was in .Inly when he made the collection. The city rested its case at this point and the attorneys for the de- fendant moved for u 11011 suit on the grounds that the complaint did not state a cause of action and that tho ordinance was not properly pleaded. Judge Hoss denied Ira Hotioywell, the defendant, was called in his own behalf. Ho NO MATTER WHICH WAY DECI- Emitted that "Dr." Madison had demanded assessments -SIOX OOES, CASE WILL PROIi-lhlm, but dened that any garbage bad ever bueii removed from his premises at any time. He said he hail received no special benefit from the clly in the way of collection of garbage. Mr. Honeywell was tiie only ness called for the defense. A1JLY BE APPEALED TO .SUPER- IOR COURT Tlie hearing of the civil suit re- cently the city commis- sion against .ludgo C. Reynolds a local attorney and Ira Honeywell, in an effort to force them to pay the garbage tax Inaugurated by the com- mission shortly after they took of- fice a year agp, was opened in the city hall at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Judge Hoss presided at the hearing. City Attorney W. N. Beal argued the case for the city while J. H. Jahnke acted as counsel for the defendants. The- court room was .well filled Avhen the court waa called Eo order, as the case has attracted a wide In- terest in the elly. The suits wore liled against Messrs. Honeywell and Reynolds about a week ago, It being the evident intention of the commis- sion to'make an example of the two defendants for the several (others have also refused to pay the tax. The fate of the garhage tax prac- tically hangs In the balance, as the ultimate decision favor the defendants, about 700 other tax payers would no doubt refuse to make further 'payments. No-mat- ter which way Judge Hoss renders his decision this afternoon, the ease will undoubtedly he appealed to the superior court, and probably to the supreme court should the de- cision of the lower curt prove un- favorable, as the commission appears to bo As equally determined to en- force the tax as the defendants are to evade it. By agreement the case against Ira Honeywel was taken up first. Judge C. B. Reynolds was associ- ated with Attorney JJahnko in the :onuct of the defense of this case. "Dr." Theodore Madison was the first witness called by. tlid city. He admitted that he was city health.of- ficer and gavo an ou'tlino of his du- ties as such. He snld that the de- fendant had refused to pay his garbage assessment, amounting ,to date to He .'admitted' that he did not know of his own knowl- edge whether or not any garbage wit- In his argument for the defense Judge Reynolds said that he was not trying to hinder the city in its collection of garbage, but that the city should do it In a legni u-ay. He wont on lo show that the city 'offi- cials were not complying with the or- ilinances in force.. City attorney Beal closed the ar- gument for the city. Judge. Hoss decided the case In favor of tiie city and notice of an appeal to the superior court was fiiv- en. Th case against C. B. Reynolds was then taken up and was being proceeded with at the time of going to press. IY GREECE AXTICII'ATIXG HUPTL'UE OF ARM- ISTICE GREEKS ATTACK TURKS IX FORTIFICATIONS NEAIl JAXIXA FIGHTING LUSTS ALL H GREEKS HI.OW UP POWDER MAfi- KILLING MANY TURKS LED BY PRIXCE COX.STAXT1XE PEACE HOPES NOW BONE AXXOUXCEI) IN CONSTANTINO- PLE THAT WAR WILL UK RE- SUMED IF PEACE HANGS OX CEDING OF ADR1AXOPLE (United Press Leased. Wire) ATHENS, Jan. u rupture ill (lie m'mixticv, the Greek iirinj- under, L'rincc iit- fai'kcd (lie ISaslnl fortifications new Junina yesterday, blowing up ilie nmKjiy.inc nncl killing liun- tltciis of 'J inks. The fighting lusted ft-..... inoi jiiiiij until midnight. CONSTANTINOPLE, 3nn. was. senii-ofllcially announced hero j Hint tlie Balkan-Turkish win- j will lie resinned if the hope of peace Inures on the-ceding of Adrhinoplc null tlie, Aegean Islands. It is report-, rill hiit in answer to the nntn of tbe powers the Porte will refuse lo comply with the suggestion that this territory be ceded by Turkey. LOXDOX, Jan. joint note of tlie de- claiinjj that the. allies vvoulil lenni- iiiite the .armistice ininii'rtiately un- less the Porte mnkes n conciliatory move forthwith, wns today hnndol to-tho Turkish envoys. The Servian envoy, Xovakovicli, delivered tho note to Ileschid Pasfia. WILL BE PROTECTED SENATOR .TOSIAir COLLINS IN- TRODUCES MEASURES DESIGN- ED TO PROTECT NIMMODS FROM CARELESSNESS WILL REQISTRICT STATE REPRESENTATIVES FOSTER, KEDNICK AND KENNEDY IN- TRODUCE FIRST MEASURE ON CONSTITUTIONAL LINES JUDGES TO KEEP ROBES HOUSE BY EMIMJATIO VOTE DE- CL1XES TO TAKE INSIGNIA JURISTS NKW COUN- TY IS .U'l'ROVEU MAYOR H. THO.MI'SON Head ol City Commission which is endeavoring lo force C. 13. Rey- nolds and Ira Honeywell gar- ,bage tax.-. Mrs. H. B. Buchanan entertained rm Tuesday afternoon a few. of her neighborhood friends. Those pres- ent were: Mrs. Dubois, Mrs. Thomp- osh, Mrs. R. W. Edlnger, Jlra. Chaa. Sutherland, Mrs. Wm. O. Diinckloy, .Mrs. Chrlstensen, Miss Chrls- lensen and Miss Maria Chrtsterisen. LONDON, !Jiy evident1 reluctance of the Balkan allies" to resort to a resumption of hostilities it is thought, may be due to their failure to arrange the difficulty with Roiima-nla. Dr. Daneff, head of the delegation, who remains In London, will have anoth- er conference with M. Mlshu, the Roumanian minister to Great Brit- ain on tho subject of the Russian claims. A rumor Is in circulation in So- fia that Ronma-nla is willing to pre- sent an ultimatum to Bulgaria. Tho Roumanian, government has just jarranged for a loan of (Continued on Pago Eight) OLYMPIA, .km. hills introduced yesterday in the Senate by the committee on same are In- tended to prevent the "mistakes" of hunters who shoot at rustling leaves ami then discover with sorrow a few minutes later that they have killed their most intimate friend. The bills were urged by Senator Josiah Collins were inspired by the tragic death of Judge Robert W. 1'rignioro, of Seattle, who was killed while on a hunting trip in SkuKit county a few years ago. The first bill renuires hunters to, ascertain by observation whether or not tlie object at which they are aiming is a human being or a wild animal and provides that if a hu- man beinK is killed the offense shall be manslaughter. The second bill protects hunters in that it requires all persons hunt- Ing in timbered or brushy country to wear red coats or sweaters. Campbell's memorial to Congress of undesirable aliens passed after urging restriction on Immigration the memorials committee hail elim- inated all reference to the people of Southern Europe and Western Asia, at whom Campbell aimed the memorial. A fight was threatened on Jack- son's bill providing for a state In- spection of. weights and measures, but the threat was not fulfilled. The bill passed with only Senator Rosen- haupt speaking against It. In memory of Captain Cook, the army officer who was In charge the improvement- of the Cascade Locks, the Senate designated [the new county hitherto known as White Salmon and which it is-plan- ned to carve out of the Western portion of Klickitat county as Cook county.' Three bills were passed by the Senate as follows: S. B. 52, by the county of Cook. S. n. 61, by ing to establish a state In- spection of weights and measures, making county and city authori- ties through the appoint- ment of local inspectors. S. B. 27, by persons Improving property during of redemption, to collect mon- ey spent for improvements if real es- tate is redeemed. Representatives H. E. Foster, Vic- tor Zednick and H. E. Kennedy of King introduced In the House lorday morning the first represent- ative and sena-torial reapportion- ment bill of the session, "redistrict- ing the state on a strictly consti- tutional basis. The bill was drawn by Foster at the request of a number of mem- bers of the House and was intro- dijced jointly by Kennedy, nian of the King County executive and steering committee, and Fos- ter. That the bill will have the un- ited support of the King county del- egation Is expected, as all the mem- bers have agreed to stand for consti- tutional reapportionment, for which the bill Introduce today provides. According to the provisions of this LIU the state is divided into seven- ty-one representative districts and forty-three senatorial districts. In some instances where division lines are dinicult two representatives are assigned to each district and in other cases only one representative Is al- lowed. -In no oase in King county does a representative district em- brace part of the city nnd pa-rt of the country territory. King county is given a total of twenty-three rep- resentatives and ten senators, of which the city has eighteen repre- sentatives ami the county five, n gain of six representatives and two senators. Dr. E. T. King County, Introduced p.. bill in the House pro- viding for an appropriation of 000 to pay tiie expenses of Federal nnd Confederate soldiers in the state of Washington, who took part in the battle of Gettysburg, to attend the National Memorial a-t Gettysburg July 1, '013. This is in accordance with the ac- iion tuken by the Federal govern- ment and by a number of. the other states. T. E. Kobe, of Snohomish county, nt the opening of the House session yesterday, attempted to put through n resolution endorsing the work of Corwin S. Sh.-uik as president of the board of managers of the stale re- formatory at Monroe. The resolu- tion was a laudatory document and at once drew the fire of Robert Orass, of King county, who intro- dEiccd a resolution several ila-ys ago calling for the -appointment of a committee to investigate the reform- atory and the hoard of managers. At his own request Ornss had his resolution referred to the committee on commerce and manufactures, in order that an inspection could be made of certain records on file In the office of the state auditor. When tlie Robe resolution came up yesterday morning Grass called attention to his charges and stated that he to show a portion of the evidence to the committee to- day. On motion of Tierce, the Roho resolution was also referred to the committee, of which Grass is chair- man. Memorial services will be held by the Legislature February 3 for two of Washington's honored citi- zens who have died within the last two years. John Lockwood Wilson, former imemher ol congress and United States .senator, at the time of his death principal proprietor of The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and Harry A. Falrchlld, author of the railroad commission law and. chair- man of ths Public Service Commls- (Continuod on Pago Seven) CONSTRUE ITS ITER FEDERAL COURT DECIDES IN FAVOR OF CHEHALIS IN SUIT WROUGHT DY WASHINGTON- OREGON CORPORATION COT IS NOT GRANTING OF FRANCHISE W CITY TO PUBLIC UTILITY DOES NOT HINDER ERECTION OF A. COMPETING PLAXT OFFICERS ARE SILENI WATER COMPANY HAS TEX DAYS IN WHICH TO ACT MAY AP- PHAL TO UNITED STATES DIS- TRICT COURT t) Judge E. Oushman. who occu- pies the bench in the federal court in T.icoma, and who recently heard tiie injunction suit brought by tha Washington Oregon Corporation, against the city of Chehaiis in aa effort to restrain that.city from con- slr'nctiiiR u municipal gravity water system In competition to the present water company, Monday rendered a decision in favor of the city of Che- haljs, the decision being to the effect that the granting of n franchise to a. corporation by a city for a public, utility does not debar that city from constructing its own plant !a order to enter into the franchise holders. The Washington-Oregon Corpora- tion was granted u 30-year franchise- several years ago to supply water to the city of Chehaiis, but when tha corporation refused to accept 000 offered by the city for the plant as a going concern and placed valu- ation of 555.000 on the city de- cided to build and operate its own plant. When the city advertised for bids the company applied for an in- junction restraining the city from proceeding further in the matter. When the injunction canio before tha court a stipulation was .arranged whereby the corporation agreed not to proceed with the injunction at thai time as the hearing of the peti- tion would, said the city authorities Interfere with the sale of the bonds. The arguments on the motion Involv- ed the merits ol the whole case-. In its complaint the city that under the terms of the fran- chise an arrangement was mada whereby the city was to take over the plant of the franchise holders when it so desired, the price for tha plant to be determined by a commis- sion of live men. Of this number tho city was to appoint two and tha corporation two, tho fifth being se- lected by the four named. At one. time four commissioners were nam- ed, but they wore unable- to agree on. a fifth and a, detadlock ensued. j (Continued from Page -f-,   

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