Racine Journal, November 26, 1896

Racine Journal

November 26, 1896

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Racine Journal (Newspaper) - November 26, 1896, Racine, Wisconsin 26, 1896.---TWELVE PAGES. THE US! Performed by the'Klembens-of1 the Racine County .Board. BEFORE ADJOURNING- SINE' DIE Was tho on There Was a "SUnMnR.- Xover Witnosnad It -was o'clock yesterday '.after- noon the Racine .County Board of Supervisors adjourned sine die. Mem'bsrs claim thut it was the 'short- t jwmbens. per diem, was a con-stdenbJe le.-is -than in '-former years. Supervisor Sheck of Raymond, (Iran- the largest amount, Su- pervfaor Schenkenberg ot" Wa-Krtord, was accused last year with receiving the largest- amounts bin- this -fall he crows wages amounted to but Chairman E-la pocketed 00, inehitting extras. Bills'bE others ranged from to S4S. The closing scenes-of the economi-1 cal body, as t'he average man has dubbed' the eighteen mrn, were inter- esting indeed. No sooner had they come to order tlinn the .luclidary com- mittee, through the chairman Prank G. Ticknor, reported on t-he bills of Soreuson, -S. C. Bucnan and "Gar- look, of for opera-ting upon Nels the man. wlip. hart his skull fractured in .a row with Attor- ney Mother. The bill was returned wfthout Supervisor Slieek -moved that the bill be laid on the table. Supervisor Rowlands moved that it bs allowed S75. and Supervisor Holmes of Burlington, wanted it allowed at 545. Mr. Sheck it wns not a proper charge fligiunst the county and that- it wa-s a city charge. Supervisor -Schenken- berg-favored allowing doctor S15, a fair charge in his. opinion physicians only charged thev went into the country tended such cases. District- Attorney Nelson wns called upon and gavi- the Hoard to understand tfat S7J wi..... fair Charge, und that if it wns there miffM- 'be an appeal, nnd cost would be a great deal more he could not tell what the-jury would do when they heard the evidence. were taken on the various amounts suggested and the' bill was Allowed at a cut of the members smiled, rubbe'd their hands and believed that they had. done then- duty and pleased the taxpayer. The next person to come under the scalp-in- knife was Superintendent of Sohoois Morse. Ho rendered a bill at SKH.Oi. but. i IIP committee to whom The bill was referred, reported in favor of allowing it at claiming that S104.02 was not a proper charge t.he county, it hii-ving been contracted -for stationery. Mr. .Morse was present and conkl oirly-smile and bear it. Schfnkeuborg. of the 10 settle with Justices, .nti others, slowly nrose bet.we.en the sheric'M office avwl the Tlncine County -Asylum. '.Mr. Klein one of the trustees oE tho asylum, thought the matter should he investi- gated before going ahead because tliey-wanted -the best line possible. Considerable'argument prevailed and t-he resolution was laid on flic "-fable On motion of Supervisor Zimmerman, and S200 which was appropriated two years ago for this purpose was transferred to the general and rhus settled the asylum -telephone sys- tem. A resolution was ofl'ered -and adopt- ed that Keg-ister of Deeds Frank Roberts bu pnid for re-copying old ri-eords in the register 'o'C deeds office, running' tram. 1939 .to 1331. Mr. Roberts distinctly told ihe board he would not- flo the work for less than still they -passed 'the resolution. It is safe to say the work will not be done. Several other wise things the board did 'was to report against nllownii committee to investigate -matters in regard to workhouses; refusing to al- low the committee to report on the necessity ol a municipal court, eic. The Pinnnce committee reporred Thai the amouut on li'a-nd in the coun- ty treasury and with what was due there would be. The Brought in by the' Jury in Hodges-Wilson Case, AGAINST MR, JAMES WILSON ArCuments of tlio Counncl Mnflo Yester- day .Tory Wont Out lit and Reaoliect a Verdict at 8 amount to be provided for'fiy tax was reported.at S46.934.SO; amount of or- ders issued t-his-session. The amount of school tax levied by the board includes for Hacine. _ A resolution was adopted thanking Chairman Eln. for his courteous treat- ment., and to Clerk John Dixon and his deputy, and the board adjourned. While many the members of the board went home, a good majority re- paired to the Racine County Asylum and took part in t-he annual dance that occurred last rii-g-ht. as when at- THE HUBACHEK Xo- Is Tried in tin- Circuit Court The ease of the State of 'Wiscon- sin vs. Frederick Hubachek. charged with malicious mischief, is on trial in the Circuit court. After consider- able difficulty, this morning a jury was obtaduecl. Tlie complainant -in t the case is Monday afternoon the Circuit court room was crowded to suffoca- tion. All of the testimony had been heard in the celebrated dam- age suit of Mrs. Cl'ara. j. Hodges agiiinst James Wilaou and the argu- ments were to be made by the distin- guished counsel of the -parties inter- ested in the litigation. Kearney, Phipps Thompson appeared for -Mrs. Hodq-es and Palmer Gitliags, as- sisted by Congressman 11. A. Cooper, took care ol Mr. Wilson's end of the case. All.kinds of surmises and specula- tion were indulged in by the outsiders a'nd wafers were made as to what tlie verdict, would probably be. Conserva- tive men who had much experience in such cases believed that t-here would a disagreement, others that a sufli- iiniount would be allowed to the costs with it. Wild esti- mates beliercd that the amount would reach T-hi: arguments commenced Mr. Phipps opening and Messrs. Kearney, liittir.gs and Cooper following in their turn. It was tin able argument all around and both sides could not have fbug-ht. tlie case more stubbornly or presented the facts to the jury more eloquently. Judge Fish's charge was able the jury could not have been better 01 more thoroughly posted on the law with reference to such cases. They filed out (if the court roon: about and were in the jury room but a short Time when tlie bailifl: took them to the restaurant for supper. Of course when they satisfied the A :NEW BANK. Kftcino GontJemim In to the Keiiosh'a- 'papers there-will be a'' new ;bank -established in tlie Dan Head building at Kenosha, January-4. ah'absohite -cei- tainty now. It is iiijide.'certain.by the fact that enough capital has now been subscribed 'to assure its coming. The new institution will 'hive a capita] stock of There is now. sub- scribed this sum. It is hoped tbat'the'rest of the amount will be taken between now -aud; December 7. That is the'date at which the sub- scription books'will close, and all the remaining- stock'not then taken by the public will be. taken by some of those nlready'down' on the 1300115. The subscription'books ai'e in the of French Robinson, where hey are open to any one who desires to subscribe. It is the aim of the new company to hnve the stock spread out among as wide' a .number as'possible, ind any one who.desires stock may obtain it. The-main object now in opening the'-.books to every one .is so is to leave no sore spots after the or- THE. CM! He Remains Monarch of Thanksgiving Table, Our DELIGHT "AND POOR tincoltt Insnefl tho Fii-bt Nn- tlonnl Proclamation SettlnR Apart T.ast Tliurndny in m n Day of TliankBclvlnK. cient carry of the bank. No one will that he have an opportunity to say haft' no "chance of getting any of the itoek. The company will organize three days after the subscription books are closed, ivhifih would be Dec.'10. At this time officers will be chosen and everything placed in readiness for the of the'bank on the'date set High cst of all in U. S.Gov'f Report. PURE inner in an they felt better and more John Ziramer, one -of-.tKe proprietors j t, Or the case of the .defunct. Waukesha saloon. The m" the and story of the building" at the corner of Main and Fifth streets being rent- ed for the- saloon, the opposition i thereto -and t-he petitions sent to the city coun-cil, are well known to the Journal readers.- A handsome sign was painted on the north wall of Hie building ami one night it was wliitewashetl and Mr. Hubauhek was arrested on charge of having conunittetl the act. fqr the reason traces of lime we-x- -followed to his home in the rear of the saloon building and spots were discovered on his hat. The first, witness on the stand was John Zimmcr who testified ir. regard to being one of the proprietors of the. saloon; tin: sixe and color of the sign and the fad that he discovered that it. had been whitewashed. 'Police-man'Edward Schuir.neher tes- tified tliat he investigated t.he case: and the amount,