Centralia News Examiner, May 8, 1908

Centralia News Examiner

May 08, 1908

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Centralia News-Examiner, The (Newspaper) - May 8, 1908, Centralia, Washington VOL. XXII. NO. 81'.' Our' New Location is Tower Ave. and Magnolia St. Our New Location is Tower Ave. and Magnolia St. What we are doing' in our new store Every department tells the story of our New summer goods, livery clerk in charge of the different departments is bubbling over with enthusiam about the new store and their splendid stocks. The enthusiam is contagious. is in the air The store is dressed in its brightest spring garb. Ihere is daylight inside, New Goods, New Styles and New Low Prices. What we've done We have gone to a great deal of expense in fitting out our new store and we expect to spend a great many more dollars in completing the furnishings that we need so as to make the 'Rosenthal Up-to-date Store the finest store in our city, so instead of going to the expense of giving a grand opening we will give our customers the benefits of extraordinary low prices in the newest Dress Goods, Fashionable Veilings, Ladies Outer Garments, Hosiery, Beautiful Silks, Fine Undermuslins, Wash Goods, White Goods, Parasols, Shoes Fur- nishings. New goods now come in daily by express and this store should be your first consideration on your shopping tour. So try the new store and see how vou like it. We trust to merit your patronage and in return we will give you Centralia's Best Store, with its Largest Stock, the New Styles and Modem Prices. The Store CENTRALIA'S BEST STORE The lIp-to-Date Store Spring White Goods Sale My Store and windows blossom with Spring and Summer Wears 3 Unusual Offerings 3 White wash suitings, Shirt Waists and Muslin Under- wear, specially reduced in price (or the occasion. Not always do the lowest prices indicate the best bargains ihova ue mult represent something more than usually can be obtained at the price offered. Each of these three specials is of ex- ceptional you will readily see. The average woman ?s now looking forward to at least one all white dress for sum- mer "ear Here is an exceptional opportunity to chose from ml entireassortment of white goods at a specially reduced K during sale. Material, in Persian Lawns, Indm Linens Nainsook, Batiste, Dimities, Pique, Indian Head, Dotted R'wiBS, Etc., Etc. A surpassing spring festival. The first complete revelation of the fashions for spring and summer 1H08. An exhibit that's correct. A fashion garden, unaupassed in quality, style and pricings. Where will you meet spring in the charming blush of her maiden beauty. Where the standard of quality is a living principle, and while we try to furnish our cus- tomers with all consistent conveniences for we strive to eliminate the non-ea sential, we respectfully request the honor of your commercial and artistic judgement upon the merits o! our beautiful new spring mer- chandise. White Waists 100 dozen beautiful White Lawn on sale, values up to tl 7fl These come in about a dozen different styles long or short sleeves, open front or bark, laco or embroidered trimmed, regular values up to Choice Our Window display beckon the observer to a nearer and closer acquaintance with the showing within. Special assortment of twelve ntyles White Wash Waists waiots BB these were never offered for less than to Beautiful waists of fine Lawn, front of imported em- broideries In effective designs, is tucked to give fullness, short or long aleeve, open front or hack Special .00 Special The new Mikado Waist with Kimona sleeves, made of alternate rows of cluny bands and clusters, shirred fine Qual- ity Net, in that very desirable surplice frjnt effect, White aud Ecru. Muslin Underwear Specials At the very loweat prices ever quoted. An immenae aa- (ortment to choose from, Petticoats, Drawers, Chemise, .1 Gowns, and Corset Covers, yaluea up to on Bale at thia low prica. Special In Cambric, Nainsook and Muslin materials, trimmed in embroidered laces, tucks, Insertions, bending and ribbon, high aleevea, full length and wide. Gingham Wash Petticoats, colored, valnea up to .86 Choice to close 95C. o M 1) 'E o W I LU H iflany Sidewalks io be B and Streets to be Grad- ed and Curbed MS MILLS BEST feet Inpieinenf will Cost som of and Work will Com- mence lent Week-City Council Holds Interesting Session Main and Every member of the city council was resent at the regular meeting of that ody on Tuesday evening and conaiiler- ble business was transacted. Another Damage Suit. George A. Ballard, of Seattle, pre inted a written, claim to the council r the sum for personal in- ries he claims to have received by lling into an opeu sewer trench, allard ia a tile layer and worked on le Union Loan Trust company's uilding. He claims that on thejaven- ig of April 4th he fell into an unguard- d trench on Tower Avenue one block outh of the hall. He claims that he muscles oi his back were sorely reached and that he received internal njuries. It is possible that Ballurd lade a mistake in bia location of tho itch, as tlie sewer does not cross the venue south of the city hall, but does bout the same distance north. JSo one present at the council meeting seemed 0 know anything about a man falling nto the sewer, BO the matter was re- jrred to the sewer committee and city attorney. The bond filed by the con- tractors before they commenced work on the construction of the sewer will hold the city harmless in case of a damage suit. To Observe Decoration Day. A communication from the local post of the (j. A. R. was presented to tlie council asking that body to take some actiou for the observance of Decoration day. The communication stated that ,he old soldiers were becoming too old and feeble to take the initiative iu the jbservance of the day. The council as 1 body, did not feel able to undertake ,he matter, but Mayor Miller appointed Councilman Kreaa, who himself is an old aoldier, and Councilmen lilley and Kent aa a committee to endeavor to get some other organization to take the matter in hand. It ia auid that the Eagles might be induced to aid iu the >roper observance ol the day. Odd fellows Want Use of Street. The Odd Fellows asked for permission :o use a part of Main street aud the jlley between Tower Avenue aud Pearl (oel atreet for the purpose of piling building guttered. material during the construction of their two-story brick or stone building Main street. The request was granted. The Union Loan Trust company was also granted permission to use three feet off Magnolia atreet and feet off the alley in the rear of the building for light area purposes. Many Bllli Allowed. The regular monthly bills for April had been previously audited Dy tlie finance committee and were ordered paid by the council. Amonc them wuu one for iu favor of the Contralia Electric Power company for power. City Report. Marshal Clark" presented his leport or the month of April. During that me he made seventeen arrests and cul- ected fines to the amount ol City alao presented his report tating what he had done during tlie month. Special Election to be Called. An ordinance calling lor a special lection to be held on June 2nd, for the inrpoae of issuing bonds to be used for lurohasing an electric light plant .utroduced and passed its firm reading. 1'he ordinance provides that bonda be ssued in the sum of A special and to be called "The Electric Light ?und" it to be created. The bonds are o be paid only from the revenue of the >lant after the running eipensea are jaid: Tho bonds are not to constitute n against the city as a bul against the. "Electric Light Fund': only. Bicyclists Beware.. Complaint has been made on sovera occasions by citizens of bicyclists-ridini on the sidewalks contrary to ordinance The council seemed to think that tb printed notices were not heeded as the; Iht u.nulitl will In la strnctedto arrest the offenders in the future. Big Contract Let. Tuesday evening was the time set for opening the bids (or tho grading of the ctreets and building sidewalks in Local Improvement District No. 8. Only two bids were filed. Davis i Mills offered to do the work for and Allred A .lames bid f'JO.OOO. Tho city engineers' estimate was The first named company bid cents Por lineal foot for the construction of the sidewalks and the other company bid 28 cents for this part of tho work. There will he in all about linral feet of walk to. he built. Councilman Kent moved that tlie contract ho awarded to Davis Mills and Tilley seconded him. The clerk called the roll and all the eouncilmen except Senrs voted yea Scara thought that the bid was too hiili and paid that a man had offered to build a walk for him for 14 cents per lineal foot. Williams, who in a lumber- man, said thd .planks could not bo pur chased for that amount. Ponneveld then said that perhaps the matter had been decided too hastily and moved :that the quebiion bn reconsidered Sears seconded this motion and it was carried unanimouoly. .The proposition was then discussed at lenuth. Seam maintained that the price was too hiirh and wanted to re-advertise for bids. The rest finally decided that the bid was fair and the question was called for again. The vote resulted the Fame as nn the first ballot, and at the close Sears eaid that the contract price was tSOOO.ton high. Carr was almost per- suaded that the contract wab rather expensive, hut when it came to a show- down he, too, voted "yes." Mr. Mill said that he would build concrete walka for any who desired them for cents per lineal foot. Property owners who have already had this work done paid 75 nenta for cement walks. The contractors will commence work on this improvement about May 6th. The following are the streets which will be improved: Thlnt Street from Tower Avenue to Wnoblng Elect Delegates lo Slate Con- ation and Transact Other Bus! LD-TiM DEMOCRATS ATTESD it Towecr Avenue to Ron ton Avenue. Second ftrtot from Tower Avenue to west llm of Hallrimd mill. First street from Tower Avenue to went botmd aryof Railroad Addition. Center street from Tower Avenue to Washing ton Avenue. Mnple street from Tower Avenue to Washing ton Avenue. Magnolia street fro street. Pine street from Tower Avenue to WaBlilnsto Avenue. Mnlnstreetfrom Rock street to west line o block 01 Washington's add. Wiuhlnaton Avenue from Malifstrert to Par Wav mid from eouth line uf Kfillrond Addltl to Third street. Oak street from >fufn Btrcet to south boundar of Rnilrnitd Addition. Hoek street from Main street to Honso: street. Iron street from Main street to Haneo Silver street from Mai Null's Additi ntrcpl to south line o .Pearl street from Main fltrcct to Center street. "II" street from south line ol Railroad AdJI tlou to Third street. "G" street from poulh line of Railroad Add! tlou to h'ourlh street. street from HanRon street to Fourth "E" Btrcet from street. Ifansnn street to Fourth street from llunson street to Fifth street. Tower Avenue from Second atreet to Fourth street. reels shall he uradeilwlth It roadway SI feet in width unil a pidewalk and parklui: space on each tidi- IhTcof 13 feel in width, except on hi r F wlie i- the he 40 feet ill width, and on Tower Kdway shall >nne the wi.llh: rntl nil ahovc nn......i streets lylun lu-twtcn Tower Ave- nue and I'mrl Street have n roadway tccl In v.ldth and 1-J feet In width: Streets t.) ho 20 feet in width. AlUluVwslkntn hi-nf wiui'l eept wnlks nn Tower A lelegates Instructed to Work for William Jennings Up Flid, Last and ill tlie Time-Precinct Coniitteemen are Chosen The democratic county_ convention vas called to order at Chehalis last Sat- irday by Chairman A. Schooley, who iriefly stated the object of the came and called lor nominations for temporary jlmiriimn. Col. C. P. Twine, of Granite was the unanimous choice of the convention for temporary chairman and on assuming his duties he warmly thanked the con- vention for the honor. Mr. M. B. JaqneB, of Centralia, was named as tem- porary secretary. Upon motion the chairman appointed T. H. McCleary, John Dover and J. F. Unhurt aa a committee on credentials. While the committee was out, J. M. Ponder and W. W. Langhorne were called on and their remarks, on the present conditions of aftaiia brought frequent and hearty applause from the convention. The committee on credentials report- as follows: We, your committee, beg to report that we find the following del- egates entitled to .seats in this conven- tion from the various precincta: Boil- fort, Thomas Long; Centralia No. 1, G. R. Kinports; 3. Sonneveld, Martin Mullerand M. B. Jaqnes; Centralia, No. 2, T. H. McCleary, J. W. Downing, James Lynch, Richard Kress, Walter Breen and Theodore HOBS; Centralia No. 3, W. W. Canon, Daniel Willie, McNIel, D. T. Mossman and W. W. Tngalla; Chehalis East, W. W. Langhorne, C. 0. Gingrich, J. B. Sulli- van, J. M. Ponder, J. H. Glblin, T. C. Rush and George Geiailer; Chehalis South, Thomas Moffatt, Richard Dolph, Ed. Deggeller and J. C. Matson; Che- halis West, F. Donahoe, W. C. Green, J. H. Forney, John Seigworth and John Bevcr i Forest, Charles Gessell; Granite, C; P. Twiss; Little Falls. William Ken- dall, John Becker and Gus Kludt; Nap- avine, Henry McDonald and J. F. Lin- All f feet in width, ex- hich Hlinll he 10 lo he properly enrhed and Carl Motter wan over irom Chehalis hist Saturday on hiihiiiesB. hart; Toledo, Henry Spanger and W. W. Kimbrpuah; Veness, J. H. West; Winlock, G. P. Wall, R. L. Miller and J P. Caeter, R. A. Champ and Charles Estea. And we further recommend that the delegates present cast the full vote of their respective precincts. Re- spectively submitted T. H. McCleary, John Dever and J. Fv Linhart." The convention then proceeded to ef- fect permanent organization by the election nf T. H. McCleary as perma- nent chairman and M. B. Jaques as permanent secretary. Upon motion by McDonald the chair appointed 8. Sonneveld, J. M. Ponder, G. P. Wall, Henry McDonald 0, P. Twiaa as a committee on After a short recew the commltteei, presented the following nwtntlbhtf which were unanimously adopted by convention: "We, the democrats of Lewis county, Washington, in convention aetembled declare our faith in the principle! dt the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. We believe in a plain and economical government with little interference with the right of people as IB consistent with an ftfiictyfkC1 administration. We deny the- right -m.' the npon purely personal whereby a few impose upon others a standard of mor- alitv having no foundation in the of the government or the of organized ,r "We believe in leavi.qg all local nuuV. ae nearly in the hands of the yrjV pie as may be done consistently with -an! efficient administration of the law. "We have implicit faith in him who- hno risen above defeat .in two great National contests. 'Therefore, be It resolved that we thi democrats of Lewis county, Washing-' ton, desiring to pledge anew our ri'l, iance to the principles he has VjfttSj ly advocated in the past will support for delegates to the State Convention only thoee democrats who will pledge thenji" jelvea to vote and work for an instruct delegation from the State of Wait'! ngton to the Democratic National COIK.; vention will vote Brat last and all the, time for the nomination of.VVHliani1 Bryan aa the Democratic candidate for: ifi President of tue United States. "Beit further resolved that we ommend the election of onr, National M-J% committeemen by the delegates to this State Convention, instead of thia power to delegates to the Nationd Convention. "We also recommend 'that of holding the State changed from Spokane to Seattle' ask that the date of such changed to some date during the Atlantic fleet." Dpon motion of W. W. the chair appointed Thomas odore Hoes and J. P. as tf mittee to prepare a names.to be submitted to tioiTfor election aa delegates to Convention. Dpon: the report, of the August Kludt and B. B. Little Falls, G. P. Wall and J. tf.' of Winlock, 0. P. Twisa, of <3ri Frank McNuIty, of Toledo, Henry Donald, J. A. Wright and J. F. Llnb of Napavine, A. Schooley, J. A. Henderaon, Frank Donahue and Kuehner, of Ohehalis, Qal Carson'; Pe EH, Chaa. Long, of Boistforti a? D. Eaton, W. W. Canon, T. H.. Cleary, Alex McNeil, John Galvin Theodore HOBB, of Centralia, ed ae delegates to the State Convention. Upon motiin the delegates to State Convention were instructed to that Lewis, county be given a to the National Convention. 1. The following precincta named their :fg" Boistfort, J. A. Rt Centralia No. 1, M. No. 2, T. H. McCleary; Centralia _________ Little Falls, William' Kendall; kumchuck, Frank Ipe; Toledo, McNulty, Winlock, 6. P. Wall, Mr. Miles. Upon motion it waa agreed to' the selection of chairman and of the New Central Committee to the several membera of the aame. New Service to k Established in Centralia dent W-Posteter Ben- edict Getting Ready-Roles to be Observed Postmaster Benedict is making final arrangements for the establishment of tho free delivery sot-vice here on the 15th of this nonth. Win. M. Grafton, Chas. F. Jones and Arthur W. Seney lave been appointed mail carriers subject to the approval of the lostoffiee department. W. A. Novill has been appointed substitute. Vs stated in The News-Examiner last week there wul be two deliveries a rlay in tho residence district and three in the business district. All 'deliveries will bo made at the front doors and here will be no side door deliveries. No deliveries will be made above the ground llooi- in any building where there is no elevator. Patrons occupying the upper floors in buildings where there are no elevators may place letter boxes on the ground floor entrance. The postofflce department will encourage the use of private mail boxes at botli residence and business houses, as it will be a great convenience to both carriers and patrons. These boxes can be secured at small cost. They will also lesson the liability of mail aeing lost and will save the carriers much time. Registration of letters by carries will be put in operation on the same date as tho free delivery service This feature will be con- fined at first to tho residence district, but will be extended to the business houses as soon as possible. The registration of letters and packages by carriers is a comparativejy new system. It will provo a great convenience to tho public. Beginning on Sunday, May 17, the general delivery window at the postofflce will be open from 9 to 10 iv. m. on Sundays instead of- from 4 to 5 p. m. as formerly. 'The carriers' window will also be opened at this time and persons uslnp; the free dalivery service may gut their mall Uwre that FOREIGNERS SEEK TO BECOME June 29th is the next day set apart Judge Rice of the Superior Court for the hearing of petitions for ".jS Nine foreigners have Sled their tious atid if they are able to answer the iiuestiona satisfactorily they will come full-fledged citizena on that Following are the names of the cants with their foreign and present Harold Syvereon, Norway, na; Jacob Bonner, Russia, Centralia John Zukowski, Eussia, Pe EH; aa Fox, Kugland, Forest; Both RlVlng-; tan Jackson, Canada, Centralia; Frodel, Germany, Winlock; ;'jS ward Sutton, Canada, Elsou, Finland, Winlock; Kuata la, Finland, Winlock. J.-M AIEKM'NEIL FILES AMENDED COMPLAINT Last week Judge Hice Alexander MuNeit to file an. complaint in the case of J. the Northern Pacific Railway changing the amount of damage ed from to The may come up during the present of court. McNeil fell down the steps at t; depot a few months ago and nasUio injurtea which he believed :iobY.9< temporary. Ho npw claims tbi" injuries are of a hence he ia mil Ella? t, ;