Centralia News Examiner, May 28, 1909

Centralia News Examiner

May 28, 1909

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Centralia News-Examiner, The (Newspaper) - May 28, 1909, Centralia, Washington THE CENTRAUA NEWS AND THE CHEHAUS EXAMINER CONSOLIDATED JULY i, 1901 CENTRAUA, WASHINGTON, MAY The News-Examiner will be County Of- ficial Paper After July I st CONTRACT LET FOR VAULT FURNITURE An Additiohal Twenty-Five Hundred Qpllars Appropriated for Benefit of Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition Business Transacted T HE board of county commission, ers of Lewis county met In adjourned -session on Monday, May 17, 1909, all the members being present. The board appointed W. G. Haw- kins to the office of road supervisor District. No. 16. In the matter of the petition of the Centralla Water Supply Company to vacate Locust street In Pleasant View Addition to the city of Centra- lla, Washington, and for a right of way to lay a water main along county road; Pioneer Bindery Printing Co.......................2449.70 Irwln Hodson Co...........2000.00 The Canton Art Metal Co. 2100.00 The matter of awarding the con- tract was taken under advisement. Wednesday, May 19, 1909. The board approved the bond of This matter coming on to be heard before the board of county commis- sioners on this 17th day of May, 1909, on petition of the Centralia Water Supply Company, and the board hav- ing heretofore on the 20th day of April, fixed a ijate for hearing said petition and the auditor having given due and legal notice of the hearing of said petition, as more fully appears by the affidavit of J. C. Bush, the printer, now on file in the auditor's office, and due and legaT notice by posting having been given, as appear? from affidavit of 15. S. Price now on Hie; and the board heard thv evidence and being fully advised in the premises, It is hereby ordered by the said board that all of Locust street between blocks four and five be and the same is hereby vacated, and being so vacated reverts to the abutting property. The county treasurer was ordered by the board to accept the on the real property of T. A. Stevens for the year 1908 on lots 1, 2, 4 and !i block 1 Irish's 3rd addition to the city of Chehalls at a valuation of on account of error In assess- ment. The county treasurer was ordered by the board to accept the tax on the real property of Mary Murphy for the year 1908 on the S. E. Vt of sec. 14 twp. 11 range 3 west at a valuation of timber having been assess- ed as personal property. Tuesday, May 18, 1909. In the matter of the report of the county engineer on the proposed rnad as petitioned for by A. J. White and othors, the board having heard and considered all the evidence adduced for ann against the establishment of said road on account of the right of way not having been secured, the board reserved their decision unti such a tlmo nii they desire again to take up tl.t matter. This luMng the Unie as advertised, the board proceeded to the'opening of bids to furnlGh '.he court house vaults -with stee1 furniture-, liids submitted were as follows: Ulebold Safe ft Lock G. ii. Twlss, supervisor of Road Dis- trict No. 18. The board again taking up the matter of bids for Installing steel fur- the niture in the new vaults in the court I house, awarded the contract to The Canton Art Metal Co. at This being the time as advertised the board proceeded to the opening of bids for the county publishing for the ensuing year. The following bids were submitted: The Bee-Nugget Publishing Company would do the work for 25 cents per Nonpareil square for the first insertions, and 15 cents for subsequent insertions, the commissioners' proceedings to be published free. The Centra would do the work for 10 cents an inch for each insertion, Nonparlcl measure, and the commissioners' pro- ceedings free. After due consideration the board awarded the contract to The Centra- la News-Examner. The followng resoluton was intro- iuced by Commissioner C. D. Young, and by a unanimous vote adopted by the board: Whereas, The Legislature of passed an act amendatory of Section Chapter 172, Session Laws of 1907, empowering boards of county commissioners of the several counties of the state to make exhib- its of the products of their respec live counties at the Alaska-Yukon-Pa- rific Exposition and to erect buildings in which to place exhibits, etc.. and] further providing that the appropria- ion provided by said act shall be In addition to any appropriation hereto- fore made, which act Is now in force; Resolved, That the sum of Twenty five Hundred Dol'ars be and the same is hereby appropriated fromj Interesting Ceremony at Lincol School Last Saturday OVER 2000 PEOPLE ATTEND Judge J. R. Buxton Makes Present a tlon Speech and M. L. Car- rier Accepts Statue Bushong t Co. 2913.00 Art -Metal Construction Co.. 2240.00 ONE of the most Impressive ser vices ever held la Centralia took place last Friday after noon at the Lincoln school, on th corner of Rock and Pefar streets The occasion was the unveiling o the Lincoln statue recently purchas eu. About fifteen hundred schoo children were present with the thlr y-six teachers. About five hundrec parents and others were present making the total present about two thousand. The services were simple starting with the song, "Star Spang led by the pupils of the Liu coin school and followed by a pray er by Rev. H. W. Thompson, of the Presbyterian, church. Judge J. R. Buxton, prosecuting at torney of Lewis county, made the presentation address. He said: "Mr. Chairman, Ladies and Gentle men, Teachers and Scholars of Cen. tralia public "On me has fallen the pleasant du- ty of presenting to the Lincoln school this beautiful bust of the Im- mortal Emancipator. I have had the pleasure of addressing large audleac- fes, and yet I say unto you I regard the honor of addressing the thous- and children of the public schools greater than that of any audience whom I ever faced. It Is right and proper that the chi'dren of this school which bears the proud name of Lincoln should present this beau- tiful bust to remain the property of this school as long as the ever- consuming fire of time should permit it to endure. This beautiful bust shall stand at the entrance of the school before which every scholar shall pass as he enters to begin the duties of the day, and it shall be the last object on which his eyes shall rest as be wends his way homeward when the evening shadows fall. "We have had many presidents since the birth of the republic, and the current expense fund to meet llrc a llne of Sreat and dlatlns- Blahed men. But towering above necessary expenses to be incurred In making such exhibits and construct- ing such buildings, etc., said appro priation being In addition to the ap- propriation heretofore made in July, 1908, session of this board by virtue of a former act. The county treasurer was ordered by the board to cancel the interest on the real property tax of A. Rich- ard for the year 1907 on lot 8, valu- ed at lots' 1 to 3 block 7, at lots 1 to 4 block at ?100, all in St. Francis Mission. The board adjourned to meet at the hour of 10 o'clock A. M. on Mon- day, June 7, 1909. H. INGRAHAM PURCHASES THE walks. Some of the trees have there for a great many years are as large as a foof In dlameteV considerable It wts .by the. 'the trees did not interfere with the grade and did not project into sidewalk more than eighteen inches, tley would be permitted to remain. This, {ble Will be rigidly enforced, however, all other trees mnat be either cut down or removed. May Have Cement Several property owners on east side of the 'railroad track tier siro cement curbs instead of 01139 pnt In. council that If these property owners could make satisfactory arrangements wltt the .for substituting- ce} ment curbs for wooden ones, they would be permitted to dowo.V Subscription to A! house: trelorqjlnji to Glider on' road track was found to be seve feet out In the street. Before .be doM Ut was town a few days ago and said that essary to moVe the house baclt he government would probably place new boxes and when that was dque.j would very likely joe the. regulation; ron posts. Mr. Benedict thought that The expense would be Mrs Van GUder la; not a wealthy Woman, to and... could ,111, aKprd_.the move the house. The contractors do- .f the department was ordered tojnated and- a subscription II Colti In Surrounding Country In- vited to Show Themselves on That Date. There will be a colt.show In Cen ralia on Saturday, June 12th. All olts In the surrounding country will le on exhibition at the show. While here will be no prizes given. It Is xpected that there will be much in- erest manifested at this show. In he Fall of this year, after the com- iletlon of the electric line, It Is ex- lected that there will be a grand :olt show held at the fair grounds, lalf way between Centralla and Che- lalls. At this show there will b? irlies offered. Horse breeders say hat there are a number of very flue olts In this vicinity. illy joke Causes Fight. Fred Lancaster asked James Sha- ;wrgo at Tacoma the other day if he new that city library had been uarantlned. "No. What's the mat- asked Shaporge. "They found scarlet fever- In the re- lied Lancaster. Shaporge could not ee the joke and a fierce fight was le result Both had badly punched; take the boxes off the poles, the new boxes would be placed immediately. Wants to be an Inspector. A. H. Treat petitioned the council for the appointment of sidewalk and curb inspector. HI; petition was re- ferred to the street and alley com- mittee. Many Circulars Received. City Clerk Hodge had received dur- ng the week a number of circulars n regard, to street flushing machines and drinking fountains. These com- munications were read and referred o the proper committees. Railroad Company Objects: Tuesday evening wafl the time set or hearing objections to the propos- ed street Improvements In Local mprovement District No. 9, In the outhwest part of the city. Only one irotest had teen filed, that one be- ng by the Spokane, Portland Se- attle Railway company. Mayor Guer- ler asked If there was anyone in the lall who wanted to offer oral est against the proposed Improve- ment. "No, but there are a lot of us here who want to see the work said a voice. Council- man Davis said he could see no rev on why a railroad, which had done othlng In twenty years, should be al'owed to hold up public Improve- ments. He moved that the protest IB placed on file. Mr. Kent second- id the motion and It carried unani- mously. Later In the evening an or- inance was' Introduced "and passed ts first reading providing for the ire-posed Improvement. Will Install Electric Clock. The street committee reported fa- 'orably on the proposition of A. A. A'oelfel to Install an electric clock n front ness in The committee held that the clock would be a useful ornament to tho ;treet. Nudd's Proposition Rejected. The street committee recommeml- Fulle- Nudd to open a new addition pro- vided the city would grade the and put In concrete walks pense to the property owners, was re- jected. The proposed new addition eji up council chambers to help Mrs. Van 6itder. Another Light Ordered. On Tuesday evening the council ordered an arc light placed on the corner of Locust and Silver streets, at the southwest corner of the city park. A great deal of complaint; baa been made on account of the dark- ness of this corner. There IB ;prot- ably no street In the city with mora foot traffic than this one, as it is used by nearly all the residents in the southwest part of the city. Two Ordinances Pats. An ordinance providing speclfica- was. pass- tibns for concrete walks of his new place of. bus- the new Zlmmer John S. Evans. 12S.305.60; side- reckoned at 25 cents per Ihieal foot. Al'red James, .sWe-. walks reckoned at SO cents per- 11 n- foot. Lister Construetlon Co., sidewalks reckoned at 25 cents., per lineal foot. Northwest Bridge- Co., sidewalks reckoned at 20 cents per lineal foot. i Coast Contracting Co., ?29.612. The council adjourned till Wednes- day evening, when' the contract was awarded to John S. Evans. IN MEMORY OF OLD SOLDIERS Decoration Day and Memorial Day to In Centralia. In Cntralla. This (Friday) afternoon the mem- bers of the G. A. R. will visit the Ceotralla public schools.Rev. H. W. Thompson and others will go to the School building; Rev. A. D. Skaggs and others will visit the Lincoln school and Rev. C. D. cer will visit the Washington On Sunday union memorial services will be held at 3 'o'clock In the after- noon in tho Baptist church. D. Skaggs will preach tha sermon and other city pastors win part in the services. Decoration day will bo observed on Monday, May 31st. Tho will place in the city park It tbe weather U. fair, otherwise. will la M. t, ed to its final readings and the signature oj Mayor Guerrler. By the provisions of this ordinance res- idents will be assured of good con- crete walks In future. Mayor Oner- rler will probably sign the ordinance in a few days. The ordinance providing for the paving of Pearl street and portions of several east and west passed its final reading's .and wi-1 be found in full in another col- umn of -The News-Examiner. The clerk was ordered to call for bids for this work, tbe bids to be opened on Tuesday evening, June 22nd. Another Contract Let. Tuesday evening was the time set for opening the bids for the improve- ment of the streets In Local improve- ment District No. 9 Tn the southwest1 part of -the city. Six. bids were on file with the city clerk, as follows: L. C. HaH fe Co.; all these services all soldiers, of the North or South, are invited, as well as citizens and school children. On Monday afternoon a parade will form on North Tower avenue, thfe line of march being as follows: 1st, automobiles; 2nd, Eagles; 3rd, Knights of Pythias; 4th the Mod- ern Woodmen of America and the j Woodmen of the World; the Mer chanlcs; 6th, W. R. C. and all Re- bekahs; 7th, G. A.- R and all sol- j dlers. North and South; 8th, Contra.- Ha Public Schools; Sth', Boys'- gnde; joth, band. March td'; alnut street; west to Pearl to city 'park; where the pro-- gram will take place. quested thiit tho leading .41 ;