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Monroe Weekly Times (Newspaper) - August 30, 1900, Monroe, Wisconsin JTs. MONROE WEEKLY TIMES. VOL XI. MONROE, WIS., THURSDAY, AUG. 30, 1900. NO. 45. REV, N, G, WHITNEY KILLED IN CHICAGO Firmer United Brethren Minister Here Run Down By a Horse. HE DIED TWO HOURS LATER He War Veteran Wfes at the Reunion From Gray Eagle, Minn.-- Peddier'i Horee Struck Him. Nonnan CK Whitney. years old, formerly in charge of the United Brethren church here aud since residing at Gray Eagle, Minn., was knocked down and trampled npou by a runaway horse at North and Milwaukee avenues In Chicago Monday afternoon and re- ceived injuries that caused his death two hours later. He died without re- covering consciousness. The accident occurred shortly after 8 o'clock and was witnessed by several hmidredipersons, who shouted a warn- ing to the veteran just before he was struck by the horse. Mr. Whitney, who a trifle evidently failed to hear ihe shouts of the people, and just as he was about to get on the sidewalk he saw ftie-horse a few feet away from him. The ground where Mr. Whitney was walking was slippery, aud as the ani- tta upon him the old man slipped Before he could get out of way the iron shoes of the horse strnot'ium in the face and he sank to the pavement unconscious. The front wheels of the wagon, which belongs to Morris Sober and which was loaded with vegetables, passed over the old man's body, but before it could go Sergeant Foley of the West North avenue police station seized the bridle and succeeded in stopping the animal Mr. Whitney was at once taken to the St. Elizabeth's hospital and a message was sent to the wife and chil- dren. It is thought they will arrive in Chicago today. Mr. Whitney was a member of the Iron Brigade. He wore a badge bear- ing the inscription Sixth, Seventh and Wisconsin, and the monogram, United States army, Twenty-fourth Michigan and Ninteenth Indiana. The horse had been left standing in ftont of 1301 Milwaukee avenue with- out hitching. The owner was inside eating his dinner. A street car fright- ened the animal, which ran down Mil- waukee avenue, narrowly missing sev- eral people before it struck Mr. Whit- ney. The immediate cause of death was concussion of the brain. The West North avenue police ar- rested Scher on the charge of assault and leaving a horse unhitched in the street. layer of Bobb Couple at Butna Visla Still at Large. The murderer of Mr. and Mrs. John Bobb of Buena Yisto, is still at large, with forty-eight hours more start of the fficers than he had yesterday. The orse that he is supposed to have stolen n the'uight of the murder in order that e might escape was found a little more lan a mile south of the scene of the ragedy and about two miles from the table from which the animal was taken, the tie rope of the halter is a blood win, supposed 'to have been made by ie murderer. The majority of those who were out searching for the murderer have re- irned to their homes, but the officers eep tip the hunt. The county has of- ered a reward of for the capture f the criminal, aud the state's attorney ired Acting Governor Warder asking im to offer a reward also. The inquest has been completed the ury returning a verdict that the old people came to their deaths at the hands f parties unknown to them. HEARD BY REFINED AUDIENCE. TROUBLE IS BREWING. Council Street Committee and Petitioning Property Owners May Have a Tilt. Trouble is again brewing between the street committee of the city council and the leaders of the property owners who petitioned the council regarding street improvements sometime ago. The street committee has been going ahead making repairs, but there is a differ- ance of opinion on that point as a great deal of these so-called repairs are claim ed to be improvements by the council's opponents. This morning the street workers under the direction of the street committee 'went to work on Fulton street in the Fourth ward to cut down the street somewhat and put in a cross walk. This brought a protest from C W. Twining, who telephoned notice to members of the street committee thai the work must cease otherwise they would be liable to go down into thei own pockets and pay for it. The notic, was not heeded, however, and the worl p oceeds as planned. The membtw o the street committee declare that it wil not cease, unless they are stopped by in junction, threats to take the coarse thi law offers being made by those win have started in to inaugurate reform in the matter of street work. They contend that street improvements shonl be made at the property owners expense Mrs. J. C. Hood and daughter return ed from Brodhead this forenoon. Misses Pearl Wood aud Iva Berke, are spending the day at Monticello. Mrs. Sarah Wescott and Miss Dais; Wescott are visiting relatives near Dill J. D. Schindler left for Chippew. Falls this morning with his little daugh tor. Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Sherman, wh have been visiting Mr. and Mrs. Job Sherman, left for their home at Wan koo, la., last evening. MURDERER HAS A LONG START. dr. Fred Trachsel, Pianist, Arouses Great Appreciation For His Work. It was a real pleasure to the audience hat filled the auditorium of the Univer- salist church Tuesday evening to listen n the program at the recital that was iveu by Miss Ada B. Williams. The rtist of the evening was Mr. Fred 'rachsel, an advanced piano pupil of Miss Williams, who has had him from be beginning. He was heard in a pro- rani of Beethoven, Weber, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Chopin and Hollaeuder lumbers, in which his talents were finely hown and won for him a great appre- iation of his ability as a performer. He irobably played the Beethoven the best showed remarkable talents for one f his years, he being but seventeen rs of age. He is no doubt one of the >est students that has been brought out lere for a long time. He suffers a good .eal from nervousness, which results rom hurrying, but this will be over- cme by continued devotion to his work, le showed considerable finger facility n the Weber Sonata and the Chopin sieces. It is most creditable to him to x able to give an individual recital, and t also attests creditably to the work nd influence of Miss Williams in de- 'eloping her pnpil to the high degree of iroficiency displayed by him. Mrs. Nettie Wegg, .violinist, and Miss Sleonora Thorpe, soprano, were heard n pleasing numbers-. The audience was a most refined one, comprising all the mnslcal culture of he city, and Miss Williams and her mpil have reason to be happy over the of the recital. The program which was thoroughly enjoyed is as fol- ows: Introduction and first movement of Sonata Pathetique..........................Buethoven Sonata, opus 39. First movement........Weber Mr. Fred Trachsel. An Irish Love Song..............Margaret Lani; Forest Wandering......................E, Gi-ieg Miss Eleonora Thorpe. Vufschwung...........................Schumann iVarum................................Schumann Spring Song........................Mendelssohn Waltz, C Sharp minor....................Chopin F Minor........................Chopin Mr. Fred Truchsol. Mazurka....................................Musin Mrs. Nettie Wegg. Jrand Waltz, opus K.....................Chopin torch.................................Hollaendcr Mr. Fred Traehsel. NO NEW DEVELOPEMENTS. In Regard to the Murder of Mr. and Mrs, John Bobb. The developements in the Bobb mur- der mystery today are exactly whal those of yesterday ab- solutely nothing, says the Freeport Democrat. From the present indica- tions the murderer has got clear oJ everything connected with his crime; except conscience and the fear of cap- ture. A few wild rumors were in circula- tion, one of which was that a posse hac the murderer surrounded in a wood in the vicinity of Buena Vista. Then were others of a man of the exac description of the suspect being seen in a dozen different places, but an investi gation of them always resulted in noth ing being discovered. There was noth Ing in the Buena Vista tale, nor in anj of the others. What search there ii now going forward for the murdere: must of necessity be desultory and hap hazard, like the search for the prover bial needle, only it is a whole mow. ir stead of a bnndle of hay that must b looked through to discover it. That is the murderer has the whole of tb wide United States and some of Canad to roam in by this time. Mrs. M. E. McCaffery arrived from Madison this afternoon to make visit to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. Ball. Miaa lone McCaffery, who vis ed >t Madison, with her. her LIGHT THEIR TROTH REFORE THE ALTAR ray-Case Wedding Celebrated at the M. E. Church. ANY FRIENDS WERE PRESENT ftei Wedding Breakfast at the Parsonage the Bride and Groom Partly Evade Their Friends. An ideal summer morning and a sun i.it shown gloriously, promising .long fe and prosperity to those who plighted ieir vows, is the kind of a wedding day nit favored Miss May Belle Case and r. Edmund S. Gray. Aud happier ill it must have been to them to have large gathering of friends resent to see them married at uesday morning in the auditorium f the M. E. church. The church had een beautifully decorated for the oc- asiou by the Epworth league to which ie day's bride belonged. The entire ulpit was a mass of palms and ferns Inch made an effective back ground ir the wealth of flowers in pink and Promptly on time CharlesBolender at he huge pipe organ played Mendel- sohn's wedding march as the bridal arty entered the church. Up the road center aisle came the bride on the rm of her mother following her attend- uts, Gladys and Elbridge Smith, little iece and nephew of the bride, pre- eded by the ushers, Messrs. George chadel and Talraadge Bast, and the elatives of the bride and groom. The room aud Rev. Geo. W. Case, father of ie bride, each took a side aisle and aet the party in the center aisle at the Iter, wherb the bride's father performed ie ceremony. The soft strains of Sweetest Story Ever Told" from the ipe organ was a fitting accompaniment o the solemn words of the marriage ser- ice. As the party turned to leave, the Itar and inarched out of the edifice the loheugrin wedding march was played. The bride's gown was a pretty and bo- oming one of Swiss inulle over pink afteta. Following the ohnrch service the ridal party had a simple breakfast at he parsonage of the church. The din ig room where the breakfast was served as decorated in green and white, which carried out in the menu. The reakfast under the supervision of 4rs. Naacy Mack. Mr. and Mrs. Gray then left at ver the Milwaukee road for Chicago, where they will make a brief stay bo- ore leaving for Sparta, the city that will be their future home. It had been jiven out and was quite generally inderstood by the friends that the bride iid groom would leave on the Illinois Central and as the Milwaukee train left irst the larger number who intendec giving them a parting greeting at the depot were disappointed. The secret eaked out so that a goodly gathering vas there and the bride and groom die not escape the usual shower of rice. A alf hour later saw another such gather ng at the Illinois Central depot, bu1 here was no opportunity to throw the ice they had on hand and they wen back home vowing that they would never come to see another newly weddec couple leave. The acquaintance which resulted in ibis reunion of two fond hearts was orined at Sparta, the groom's home where the bride resided during her ather's pastorate there. The friend hip thus formed ripened to be cnlmi nated at this time. Most handsome gifts had been receivec by the young people and the collection in iludes exquisite silver and cut glass Che bride was well remembered b 3pworth league and high school friends The bride is the youngest daughter o lev. aud Mrs. Case and being their onlj child at home she will be greatly inisaec >y them. She possesses a most winning lersonality and has that cbarmiuj temperament which wins friends am lolds them closely. Her Monroe friend ire many and their only regret is tha :er wedding has taken her from them Last year she was an assistant in th nigh school, having charge of Englis literature and rhetoric and where he brightness of mind was fully established The groom is employed in1 the govern ment civil service, being a railway mni clerk and having n run on the Milwan kee road limited Iretween Minneapoli and Chicago. The position ho hold attests very creditably to his ability. The best wishes of a host of Monro friends is with them. Relatives were present at the wee ding as follows: Mrs, Laura Gray, an inghter, Miss Blanche Gray, of Sparta: r. and Mrs. Samuel Case, Mrs. Euii- ue Case. Miss Matilda Helen Case, auies Case, Whitewater: Misses Nina ash and Clara Nash, Canton, S. D.: '.i. and Mrs. Wiuthrop W. Smith aud lildreu, of Austin, Miun.; and E. (i. ash. of Mauitowoe. CORN WILL RE SAFE IN THREE WEEKS MORE CORRESPONDENCE. Albany. Wis., Aug. miley came home from Marshal, Minn., aturdny after a three week's visit with is brother, Arnold. Win. Lewis left Wednesday for a trip hrongh Minnesota and Kansas. The fine weather this week enables irmers to finish up their threshing. Miss Weltha Smiley returned to Vhitewater Monday. She expects to raduate in February, from the Normal chool. Tobacco shedding is well under way round here. Mrs. Henry Roderick, of Jnda, visited is old time friend, Mr. Carver, Satur- ay. John Whalen returned from Dubnque, aturday. A little daughter was born to Mr. ami Mrs. Kidel on August The Janesville Baptist Association ill convene in Albany next Tuesday, eptember 4. The village schools will be delayed in peuing for the year's work by the re airs which the building is undergoing. Miss Lizzie Banker, of Omaha, made rief visits witli friends in Brodbead am jis vicinity, on her way home from lharleston, S. C., where she had been ttending the National Teachers' eon- ention. The people, three or four miles west f here, are delighted with the rura iiail delivery. Patience has ceased to be a virtue with the merchants' here who are roubled with loafers helping themselves .their goods without compensation An example was made this week. Misses Lettie Flint and Edna Smilei 'isited near Evansville Wednesday am Tuesday. Adams, Wis., Aug. s progressing slowly on account of we weather. Lightning struck the barn of Ed lood last Friday, burning it to tin ground. The loss is f with if nsurance. Mr. and Mrs. Keagle, who were visit ng L. S. Murphy, returned to Milwau ;ee Friday. F. C. Robinson had business in Mon flonroe Wednesday. The ball game between Jordan anc Adams Sunday resulted in favor ol Adams by a score of 19 to 20. Patrick Conway, of Kenosha, who 'isited John Gibbons, visited his vmcle Martin Conway Monday. Mr. and Mrs. Renbin Garrison wen1 10 Chicago Monday. T. C. Robinson, of Adams, had busi ness in Freeport Wednesday. The heavy rains have left the road n bad shape and did a lot of damage ii ihe fields. The lightning struck severa >arns in the neighborhood. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Babler are mourn ng the loss of their 3-year-old son, wh died last Tuesday of cholera infantnni Jacob Kube and Mrs. S. W. Kruege ind daughter, Edna, have gone to Dai ington to visit Mrs, Kruegger's sister tfrs. Fred Miller, and incidentally at tend the fair. The Jordan second base ball acrobat were whipped by the Adams base bal Higglers last Sunday by a narrow mar gin. The Banner school will start Munda; with Miss Margaret Jones in charge. Peter Kubly and wife visited wit! Mr. and Mrs. J. Long Sunday. The Adams school will begin nex Monday with Gertrude Kelly as teacher James Galway, of South Wayne, wa visiting at home Sunday. TOUND'S GREAT BUSINESS SCHOOL Tolnnd'H I'.usiiieHH University, Mon roc, Wis., offers three montlm' Fre tuition to HtiidentH who enter Mrs week of Full Term, which lu-Kin .cmlay, Kept. 4th, titan free car fan the Ix-Ht tcar.hei-H that money can w cure, eoni'Hi'H of Htmly that prcpar HtiidentH for the nuwt difficult pcmi tiotiH, anil numerous other iniluci meats duplicated by no other bus neHH schools. For further informii tion and hcmitiful cataloKiiec.ontaii Ing of more than tlireelini drcil yoimf? men and women wb LAST WEEK'S WEATHER REVIEW oi arly Fields Have Been Cut and Many Others Are Ready For the Shock. MANY HORSES ENTER IN THE FAIR RACES List Is Completed and Promises Some Good Speed Events. TEN STARTERS FOR ONE RACE Rainfall Has Been Copious and In Some Sections Unusually Heavy, While Temperature Has Been Lower. The week's review of the Wisconsin :limate and crop service of the weather iiireau is as follows: The average temperature for the past veek was '-lightly lower than that of ;he week- preceding, and ranged from >8 degrees over the extreme northern jonnties to 7S degrees over the southern lortion of the state. The daily maxi- mum temperatures were high, and con- tinued so throughout the week, with no narked or suddsn changes. The rainfall during the week has been copious, aud in some sections, especially >n the southeastern portion of the state, unusually heavy, the total for the week n Racine county exceeding four inches. These rains at some points have been iccompanied by very destructive hail storms and high winds, while the storm it Sheboygan on the developed a ;ypical tornado, which did considerable damage. Frequent showers have dam- aged crops to a considerable extent in some sections, and have retarded'thresh- iuc; and full ploughing. The distribu- tion of rainfall throughout the week has been very uneven, being lightest over the west-central counties and heav- iest over the southeastern. The hot, showery weather has been favorable for the growth of corn, but considerable damage has been done by high winds, and complaints of lodging are numerous. Some early fields have beei) cut, and many others are now ready for the shock or silo, while the lafce plantings will be safe from frost in about three weeks. Complaints of molding and damage to oats from other sources continue, Some threshing has been done, and the yield has been found to lie about as an- ticipated. Second crop clover continues to make very satisfactory progress and some second crop timothy will be cut. Pastures continue very good and fur- nish an abundance of feed. The situation remains practically un- changed, with regard to fruit, although some damage resulted from the severe hailstorms in some portions of the state, and the general opinion seems to be that results will be very unsatisfactory. Small fruits and berries, however, are of very good quality and abundant yield. Buckwheat continues to mnke good progress and promises an excellent yield. HUNTING FREEPORT MURDERER. have hoeii asninteil to lucrative tloim, mldrcHH H. .1. 'Poland, Monr Win. Remember the Tolnnil IUinines- rnivi'i-Hity IN endorsed by the, luniks and busincHH men of Monroe, and that it In.fi proved the thoroughness of UK work by HemllriK its uradmites to (llfllcult positions in Chicago. Mil- waukee and other IIITKC cities. TiampWho Killed Mr. and Mrs. Bobb Is Still' In Hiding. The officials of Stevenson county are skirmishing in this and ad.ioiuing states for the murderer of old John Bobb and wife, and hundreds of men are engaged in the hunt. The offer of a reward of if 1, 000 has added many to the searchers. It is believed the murderer is in hiding in some timber in the northern part of Stepheiison county, and that section as well as the southern portion of Green county is being thoroughly investigated. He was supposed to huve been seen in the vicinity of Jnda, on Mon- day, but every inch of territory there has been aeurched to avail. His description is well known, and it seems that he ought to be run down eventually. If he wears the trousers that he stole from the Bobb home they will make identification easy. They are broadcloth, and instead of beinj; cut in the usual way are made with what tailors call a "bimrd fall." and to see trousers of that cut on a man would attract the attention of anyone at once. Mr. Bobb's will was filed for probate at Freeport yesterday afternoon by his daughter, Mrs. Wetland. Tip. left all liis properly to his wife, at lirr death to KO to legal heirs. Allan n. the Madison archi- tect. was here and returned last Others Have Eight and Nine and Exciting Finishes Are Special Races Will Have Many Entries. The entry list for the races at the Green county fair next week is com- pleted aud the list is one that promises some interesting sport. There are a number of fast ones that have been in on the division of prize money at other fairs that have been held and there is ample assurance that there will be nothing show about the race program. One race did not fill and one running race was changed to a novelty race and as the entries in these two races do not close until Wednesday there will doubt- less be starters enough to make the events exciting. There are now numer- ous entries but more are expected. The list of entries is as follows: Isirach, s. K-, Roys Bros. Columbus, Wis. Crystal L. br. g., Bishop Stathmore; P. Leonard, Crystal Lake, 111. Mabel Wood, s. m., Webb Wheaton, 111. Voodoo, b. h., Stiimboul: George Yemer- out, Elkhorn, Wis. Klomlyke, gr., g., Judge Hines; R. F. Livingston, Rewey, Wis. Pilot Lambert, b. g., Pilot Medium; Riverside Park farm, Berlin, Wis. Star Heart, b. g.. Red Heart; Phillips Bros. Delavan, Wis. Lady Neater, b, m., Nester.Chas. Grant, Freeport, 111. Victoria Phallas, b. m., Phallas- Dr W T. Williams, Racine. Penfield, ch. g., Alyrie; R. Raymond. Waukesha, Wis. Red Rover, s. g., Meadowbrook; Con- way Bros. Edgerton, Wis. Rose Mclnez, b. m., Mclnez; P. Blin- dert, British Hollow. Silver B. s. b., Wheatland Onward; Roys Bros. Columbus, Wis. Lady Arthur, b. m., Sir Arthur; R. G Owens, Dodgeville, Wis. Spicy L. b. in., Marksman; A. R. Lantz, Delavau, Wis. Echolass, b. m., Phallas; Riverside Park, farm, Berlin, Wis. General Howe, b. g., G. W. Howe, H. D. McKinney, Janesville, Wis. King Range, b. g. Cart Range; F. I. Ayers, Burlington, Wis. 4 MILE RUN, 3 IN S Whillimema, b. m.; Little Fellow; M. Loomas, Boscobel, Wis. Wiutergreen, s. m., Young Lochiel; Ghas. Ross, Mineral Point, Wis. Mauzaueta, b. m., Henry H; P. Bishop. Mineral Point, Wis. Zephyr, s. g., Harry O'Fallon; R. F. Livingston, Rewey, Wis. Bhm Reina, br. m., J. F. Scantleton, Sparta, Wis. Rose Molnez, b. in., Mclnez; P. Blin- dert, British Hollow. Frances A. s. m., Wheatlaud Onward; John Williams, Columbus, Wis. Spicy L. b. in., Marksman; A. R. Lantz, Delavan, Wis. Red Rover, s. g., Meadowbrook; Con- way Bros. Edgerton, Wis. General Howe, b. g., G. W. Howe; H. D. McKiuney, Jauesville, Wis. Victoria Phallas, b. m., Phallas; Dr. W. T. Williams, Racine, Wis. Peutield, ch. g. Alyrie; R. Raymond, Waukesha, Wis. G. Miss Clara Smith, who was the guest of Misses Alice and Anna Beller, return- ed to her homo in Chicago today. O. J. DeiU went to Darlington last oveniiiR to umpire the ball games at the fairs. Jesse Edgren, of Madison, was here and went to Rockford this morning. He will stop here on his return this even- ing. He intends to return to the dike country next week. Klon- PriuieGuy, b. g., Gng Wilkes; F. I. Ayers, Burlington, Wis. Elpasso, b. g., Game Onward; Jenkins, St. Paul, Miun. Gwen Arthur, b. h., Sir Arthur; R. Owens, Dodgeville, Wis. Ethlyn D. ch. m., Grey Stone: F. D. Chesebro, Delavau, Wis. Col. Diston, b. g., Lon Dictator; H. U. McKinney, Janesville, Wis. (.'ruckle, gr. g., Hummer; Collins Bros, Chicago, 111. Doll S. b. g., Delvon; H. M. Stocking. St. Paul, Minn. Dr. B. Guudry Bros. Freeport, 111. 1 RUN, 2 IN Whillimema, b. m., Little Fellow: M. Loomas, Boscobel, Wis. Winlergreeii, s. tn., Young Lochiel: Chas. Ross. Mineral Point, Wis. Mauzaneta, b. in., Henry H; P. Bishop, Mineral Point, Wis. Zephyr, s. g., Harry O'Fallon; R. F. Livingston, Rewey, Wis. Blue Reina. br. m., J. F. Scantleton, Sparta, Wis. Special in place of trot, which did not fill. Entries to close Wednesday, Kept, "ithat iu. Lord Zetland, blk. m., Wheatland Onward; Roys Bros. Colnmbiw. Wii'f% Mable Range, b. in., Coast Range: J. v? Cole, Spring Green. 111. Stiwr, b. g., Don Wilkes; Park I1 arm, Berlin. "-'f.W Crystal Wilkes, b. in., Don Riverside Park Farm, Berlin Buffalo Bill, b. g., Vatican-.Collins Bros., Chicago, 111. Luvota. b. p., Orpolln; F. D. Bradley St. Paul, Minn.. The one mile rnn for Saturday has been changed lo a novelty race at the request of horse owners. Numerous entries have been received for this raco There will be a finish at every cmarter V.nt.Ptaa 4-Vta Entries for this race Wednesday at fi p, m, will close ou
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