Centralia Weekly Chronicle, January 4, 1911

Centralia Weekly Chronicle

January 04, 1911

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Centralia Weekly Chronicle (Newspaper) - January 4, 1911, Centralia, Washington VoL L Chronicle CENTRALIA, WASHINGTON, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY DASHED TO DEATH WHEN CARS CRASH i Yardmaster Meets Fearful End in Col- lision Near Chehalis-Brakeman Ter- ribly Injured, May Die-Dead Man Once Wealthy But Lost All in Railroad Contract Centralia Dec.'30. man, McMillan, was rushed with all John H. Hanley, acting yardmaster speed to the Tacoma hospital of the of the Chehalls section, met a horrl- company. His condition IB precarl- ble death this morning In a collision ous. Beyond emergency aid to re- J.uage westover u an attorney of which also Injured Brakeman J. D.. vlve him, no examination of his hurts Chehalls who has lived In the county McMillan. The tragedy occurred on j was made, but It was apparent that 'or 2B years. He served as city the siding near the Fair Grounds, two he was In a bad way when be was miles from Chehalls. j taken away. Hauley, who was conductor of ex- j Wealthy All tra No. 938, was riding on the front! Hanley, the dead man, Is a well Centralia Jan. 3. Attorney B, F. Rhodes has resign- ed his office as Superior Court Com- missioner for Lewis County. The Vacancy Is being filled' by Justice of the Peace W. A. Westover. The resignation of Judge Rhodes ,.uUuBu comes after bis being incumbent or the little lore-god had put a spurt the office for five years. During that time he has been Identified with a number of Important cases and has always been actively associated with able performance of his legal duties. LAS! YEflfi Centralia Jan. 3. Dan Cupid did pretty well last year, but he was not quite so active, proportionately, as he was the pre- vious year. The advance In figures, however, seemed to jump forward to- ward the end of the year as though Just Four More Days of the Special Offer Make Every Hour Count When Opportunity Knocks, Don't Close the Door. of the engine directing the movement j known railroad man who had friends of the train, while McMillan was on all along the line. He was married v the other side. In some manner, not and was about 46 years of age. At explained so far, engine 973 collided one time he was quite wealthy and with the other train, and In the Im- amassed a considerable fortune by pact, Hanley lost his life. He was judicious realty Investment and con- hurled a slight distance in the air tractlrg. Not long ago he was said and made an Ineffectual clutch at the ,to be worth at least but lost frame of the engine In falling down. It all In a large railroad contract. Then he fell heavily beneath the After meeting with this reverse, he wheels, where he was knocked aside went back to work and his services as and dragged Inward. j an efficient railroad man soon mark- "O CM, What's TlilsV ied hlta for Promotion. While being I carried on the pay rolls as a conduc- Like many other deplorable at-! tor. he was in charge of the yards fairs of the kind. It all happened so and his name wns favorably men- qulckly that It was over sooner than tloned at headquarters for a perman- It takes to describe. Death was ap- ent raise of position when a vacancy parently almost Instantaneous, al- occurred. Friends of the unfortu- though the Ill-fated railroad man evl- nate man speak of the cheerful phll- dently knew that he was doomed osophy with which he met the loss of when the Impact came. So far as a fortune. When he saw the savings can be ascertained at this time he of his lifetime, and the, proceeds of made no articulate statement, be- nls enterprise wiped away with the yond the exclamation, "O God, what's Hi-fated contract, he accepted the slt- 'nation with good grace and said, Immediately after the accident "Well. I'm not a very old man yet, The law practice of Judge Rhodes makes his- resignation expedient. Judge Westover Is an attorney of for 25 years. He served as clerk and police judge, was commissioner for one term. DOG ANSWERS AVHI8TLE; MEETS DEATH ON CAB TRACK to his work. Holiday seasons during the year Jike the 4th of July, Thanksgiving Christmas found the blggesi iatches of couples, and immediately preceding and following those festive occasions came the lulls that told of the stillness In the domain of Cuplc and Hymen. the accident the Cbehalls depot was notified through Agent Sharp and before the news WHB realized In town the two mangled forms were borne to the city, one a mangled inanimate corpse, the other barely living. Coroner Arrives Coroner Stick! In appeared soon and conducted a rapid Investigation _as a preliminary to holding an in- quest. He subpoenaed a number of trainmen as witnesses and the In- quest Is In progress as this paper goes to press. The dead body of Hanley was borne the Stlcklin morgue in Chehalls where the in- juries were found to consist of both logs partially cut off, the head fear- fully mangled, the neck broken, sev- eral ribfl crushed in and other Injur- ies. The Immediate cause of death was probably the broken neck, al- though any of the othor hurts were sufficient to take life. The brake- 1 nation "Well. and have plenty of time to make good again. You watch me." KNOWN IX HOQCi.VM to the Ontrnlln Chronicle) Daily HOQU1AM, Wash., Dec. H. Hanley, the Northern Pacific con- ductor who was killed near Chehalis this morning, was well known In Ho- qulam where he worked for some time. He made a great deal of money by rear estate dealings and contracts. Although the exact de- tails are not known here, the fact seems established that he lost more thnn on a railroad contract in the middle west Hanley was Jftn. 3_ Passengers on the 11 o'clock north bound street car yesterday witness- ed a pathetic sight on Tower avenue and Main Btrret when a fine dog was run over. Somebody had whistled to the animal who responded by run- ning across the street in front of the car. He was struck and the wheels passed over his hind legs. With an almost human cry the wretched animal made a painful at- tempt to crawl off, while other dogs gathered around with dolorous walls of sympathy. A bystander humane-j ly killed the suffering animal. 10 SELL OUT, BUT 10 TO? Centralia Jan. 3. Persistent rumors that rise above the denials of officials, point to a change of ownership In the Twin City Light Traction Company within a short time. Although nothing definite can be said in detail now, it Is known that Eastern capital has something to do with the change that hovers In the air, and the matter will doubtless be settled In a few days, If It has not already been fixed In a quiet way. Do yon realize that there are just four more days before the special offer, now going on in the Chronicle'! ?3000 contest, will be a thing of the past? Are you going to take advant- age of every hour of that four and make each one of them do its share toward helping you win a prize on Feb. 4th? Every hour lost means that many votes that yon might have had. When Opportunity knocks at your door as it is now do- ing, are you going to close that door In her face? it. la the first place it Is not polite and in the second there isn't one of you who can afford to. THE OPPORTUNITY OP A LIFE TIME How many times during your life, Miss Candidate, will someone give you a chance as good as the one now staring you in the face and beckoning to you? How many times will some- one offer you a piano, a scholarship, a ring or a watch as an absolute gift, which the Chronicle is now doing? acquaintances yon- need their help and that need the Chroni- cle, which you know every one is Centralia and surrounding country does, because it prints all the news both foreign and local of the most interest to the people in this section. FOUR CONTESTS IN The Chronicle contest has prac- tically reached the point where it has dissolved itself Into four sepa- rate contests. It is easy to see the wherefore of this statement. The Chronicle has offered four prizes for each district, to be contested for la each district alone. A manager has been appointed for each district who will look after the interests of the candidates in that district They will call upon every candidate and do their best towards keeping them up in the race and attaining the ulti- mate goal. DON'T SOBSCBIP- HOLD BACK TIONS We wish to state that candidates The only condition that they place up- need not held back ttelr sabscr, on the gifts is that you use a little of tions nntil their clnbs are complete your spare time in showing that yon, but can tarn them in daily and re- will appreciate those gifts after yoa'ceive the regular votes for them As have received them. HELP! HELP! HELP! To aid you in showing that appre- ciation, the Chronicle announced a special vote offer to last a period of en days, BO you would feel encour- aged In using that spare time. THE WAY TO SUCCESS Have you heard of the new way hat words are being spelled now-a- days? Roosevelt started the slaugh- ter of the dictionary but he overlook- ed one-word that should have been changed. Did you know that SUC- CESS is now spelled with font let- ters: W-O-R-K. Ask any candidate In the race .today, and who is at the top Main Sewer Bid for County Seat is Finally Settled; Work on Import- ant Public Improvement to Com- mence in April. of the liEt. how she gained her suc- cess and -she will tell you it was by hard, steady and persistent work. DON'T ADMIT IT. j Anything that is worth while is not easily possessed. Yon must put forth an effort. You mnst work in a systematic way. You must bind together your spare hours with the cord of some definite purpose and you will be surprised at what you can ac- complish. You can NOT be defeat- ed until you admit it yourself. well liked and was a man of ambition. He was planning to start In business as a railroad contractor as soon as !ie had rnisecl sufficient capital 'to .start himself again. WINSTON ?HURCH1LL LEADS LONDON MOB IN BA TTLE IN SLUMS After Ftva Hours righting In Barricaded House Beseiged Choose Death In Preference to Mob's Department Plays Stream of Scald- ing Conquer When Police, Scotch Guards and Fire Department Fall. One of the most important public Improvements ever launched in Lew- is County, and a measure that means much for the building up of Chehalis has just been passed by the City j Council in letting the main sewer contract. The amount entailed is head of a well knov.-n Tacoraa con- tracting firm. The sewer construction means a great deal to Chehalis. It means the employment of many men all {fee summer, for one thing. It means that Chehalis will get a perfect sewer system, as a start toward building up her future expansion. It PLENTY OF CHANCES PRIZES AND (United Leased Wire) LONDON, Jan. by furious fusllades of soldier! and po- lice, scalded by volleys of hot water squirted at them by the fire depart- 'Aent, and forming the targets of bot- tles and bricks hurled at them by a howling mob of over ono thousand people, seven anarchists hold a fear- ful siege of five hours In a tenement house yesterday. The affair took I'laco In the alums of Hoimdltch, In tho East End of London nnd formed one of tho most remarkable battles In the history of anarchy. Homo Secretary Winston Church- hill headed three companies of tho Scots Guards, and hundreds of shots were exchanged. The anarchists were well armed and their deadly shots claimed seven policemen and citizens. After fighting for hours the house was set on fire, and the seven des- perate outlaws crawled to the roof whore they continued th fight as the flames licked their struggling forms. The fury of tho fighters and tho mob grew Into n frenzy, and rushes wore made, but wore repulsed by the When tho flro wns subdued and tho house had collapsed with tho be- slofcjd mon, It was found that they killed themselves boforo the roof cavod In. I The terms of the bids stipulate that; means the diffusion of flfty odd thou- the work must be completed by Oc-! sand dollars in the city for wages and tober 1911. The work will probably start April 1. The contract is let Murphy, It is not like a race for only one lone prize. There are SIXTEEN OF THEM. If you (cannot get one there is still the next best to go after. Just take a square look at the special clubbing offer. It will pay you. You will see how easy it would be to get some of your friends to- gether and get these big bunches of votes. Jiift let your friends know that you are out for a prize and they (United Press, Leased OGDEN, Jan. Following a clear trail along the shores of Salt Lake, northward from the tracks of the Southern Pacific Sheriff Wilson with a picked posse of men, is clos- ing In on tho throe bandits who hold Uooco last ulght nnd robbed pns- songors of J2.500. The robbers arc heavily armed and a battlo is oxpoct- od. Just before tho sheriff left don this morning It was reported that the bnndltB hod boon encountered by two daughters of Jnmoa Woymont, on the old north road. material, and it will be one step fur- ther forward toward encouraging will help you. still more public improvements. j _______ THIS IS THE Sl'KCIAL CLUBBING OFFER Extra Votes for a Club of Five New Yearly Subscriptions to The Dally Chronicle. Extra Votes for a Club of The robbers stopped the train with the use of fusees. The engineer and fireman were driven from the cab. While attempting to enter the Pull- man they shot and killed William Davis, negro porter, and wounded an- other porter, A, W. Taylor. Sever- al of the passengers were beaten until Ito The Dally Chronicle, unconscious. Extra Votes for a Ten New Six Month's Subscriptions -3L. WOULD ABOLISH ERS COMMISSION. OLYMP1A, Jan. abolition of the state tax commission, state board of control and the departments of the state land commissioner, high- way commissioner and of the various state Inspectors and the creation of a now commission to take the place of all of these nnd that public ser- vice corporations" be placed under the control of tho state railroad com- mission Is proposed to bo presented to tho next legislature. Another plan proposed Is that n commission bo orgnnttod to dispense with all of tho various commissions, boards and Inspectors' departments. Club of Ten New Yearly Subscriptions to The Weekly Chronicle. For Clubs of old Subscriptions ex- tra votes will be issued as follows: Extra Votes for every club of Five Old Yearly Subscriptions. Extra Votes for Clubs of Ten Old Six Month's Subscriptions. AH Subscriptions to The Weekly Chronicle are counted as new. CHANCK TO CATCH A few of our candidates did nut take advantage of the first special offer, consequently fell a Uttle behind tholr competitors. If they take hold now and orwnlie one or two of these clubs, It will bo an easy matter Tor thorn to catch up with leaders In tholr districts. Don't say "can't." Just get out and try; n Is a simple matter to organUo or two. Just tell your trkmdi jmd j soon as the club is completed we will 'Issue a special ballot for the extra votes. By doing this we can get the paper started to subscribers at once, and candidates will be able to secure the daily coupons printed in each is- sue of the Chronicle. THE PRIZES Oit; candidate receiving the gicitnat number of votes in the four dv-tricta combined will be awarded a high grade Hamilton piano. The candidate receiving the moat votes in the remaining three awarded a beantlful Howard piano, retail value The bighest candidate In the re- two be given choice of a handsome Howard or Monarch piano, also val- at HOP. To tile highest candidate in the re- district we will award ths remain'! g piano. inanos were purchased from A. S. purtoo. factory representative if Baldwin company, piano m-nuf.-e'tirers. Room 1, Zimmer Centralia. and will be on dls- jlay in a short time. i.aiidldate getting the greatest lumber of votes under the winners 'be Giand Prizes will be given ihe'r choice o fthe district prizes. THK TUKLVE DISTRICT PRIZES: Four Business Scholarships from Jackson's Modern Buh'neiv College. Centralia. One a eacb District Fwr Diamond Rings, pur- chased r A. A. Woelfel Co. of Cen- Iral'a snd Burnett Bros, of Chehalis. Om> In fsch district Four Solid Gold Watches purcba-wJ of Burnett Bros! of Che- ice A. A. Woelfel Co of Cen- traVa. One to each district. DISTKICT NO. I City of OntralU Camby 226.040 Lulu Minckler Dora Thompson.......... Ethel Payette........... Sarah Holland Dimple Myers Belle Parsons Adallne Smedley Evelyn Jolly Mabel TSajne........... Lena Norman........... Jennie Smith Venm Bryant Hattio McKay Llllte Dalrymple Helen Laiulruiu Florence Oration Louise Petry............ Dewie Howe 3510 Coca Btasel Fanny Mltchel 3010 1 lars Ihrty............... 2359 Warlnt 2250 Mabel Watson 2290 Buela Ferguson.......... 1790 irn Kcraietter J740 Ne'lle XaweJI........... Ma> Klkejr............ Laura burner Continued on Page Four ;