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Athens Messenger And Herald (Newspaper) - March 4, 1897, Athens, Ohio
Auditor of cd the Athba mks8enoeb. I vol. Liy. No. O. I Athens Ohio thursday morning March 4, 1807 the ath in Tikila vol. Xiv. No 0. Death at Hiu Sterling. Or. John Rickey a former citizen of Athens county died from pneumonia. Or. John Rickey whose illness was mentioned in these columns two weeks ago died at his Home in it. Sterling. Illinois from pneumonia after an illness of two weeks. Or. Rickey was Well known by the older citizens of Athens county having been born in Alexander township in 1843. He ived on a farm until the beginning of the civil War and attending the District school received a common school education. When the first Call for volunteers was made in 1861 he enlisted in the 3rd Ohio. He Only served in this regiment three months and on july 1th he enlisted in the 30th Ohio and was made lieutenant of company c. In december 1861. He resigned on account of failing health and in july of the following year he became a member of company i o. V. I., and served with distinction until the close of the War. He participated in the Battles of Chickamauga missionary Ridge and i took part in All the engagements with general Sherman in his March to the sea. After the close of the War he began the study of Medicine and entering the Ohio medical College at Cincinnati graduated from that institution in 1.863. He took a Post graduate course in the Bellvue Hospital in new York and also took a special course in the Philadelphia medical College. Completing his professional education he located in Bloomington. Illinois and for the past Twenty live years lie had been located at it. Sterling where he built up a Large and lucrative practice. He was surgeon for the Wabash Railroad and for four consecutive terms was elected mayor of it. Sterling which honoured position he held at the time of his death. He took an Active part in politics and was nominated for state senator on the i Republic ticket in a District cd text dem Arratia. Notwithstanding this fact he j was Defeated Only by 69 votes. He was a. Man of exceptional ability and was Well j equipped in every Way for the profession i which lie made a Success. The deceased leaves a wife and three rendered seed potatoes test of the Ohio Experiment station interest aug to growers. The tests of the Ohio Experiment St a Ion indicates that Home grown seed potatoes will give As Good crops As any North Arn grown seed of the same varieties pre Vireil the seed potatoes Are Well kept Bill Che yield is materially lessened and the ripening retarded if the seed potatoes Arf allowed to sprout and the sprouts Art broken off As usually happens when to potatoes Are kept in a dark cellar. A Many potato growers keep their pot toes successfully especially in the North in pm part of the state by burying Tacui potatoes in pits covering to a shallow depth at first and adding layers of Trail and Earth As the weather becomes colder. V the Deli method of keeping seed Potzl a toes is in cold storage. Potatoes the kept at tile Ohio station have come oui sound and fresh with no indications f sprouting and the vitality unimpaired even so late As the first of june. It i important however that of the cold storage room should not toil below 35 degrees nor should it Rise in Cal above 40 degrees. J when cold storage is not available sprouting May he in some measure prs vented by shovelling the potatoes ova while tile sprouting of potatoes undid Ordinary cond Lions is very objection Mil they May be so sprouted As to material Advance their Carline s. This is done Fol placing them Stein end Down Iii sing layer Iii shallow trays outline floor tight and to Oil Ratel warm room. Tai they Wilt Send out Short St uhf Gre. N it Poats which will remain in credit Ion Tot weeks. Snob potatoes pm Hod without breaking the sprouts we grow immediately and produce an Elj Jyh a a -0 in Best of All m to cleanse the system in a gentle truly belief Jai manner when the Apfl a time comes use tile True and perfect in a Cly. Syrup of figs. One bottle will ser for All the family and costs Only cents the Large size #1. Huy the go a inc. Manufactured by the California is nip oin pain Only. Arid for Sale by druggists. 85o<> i Oward is offered to the in desks any morphine opium cocaine or harmful drug Iii or. Wheelers Vitalizer hires All forms of Nev bal diseases a lines pharmacy. very much Ohio a honoured son demurrer to the indictment against Nelsonville mayor is the tax payers of Athens county have to pay for the sup port of the 0. U. Who have to Day taken the oath of highest office in the gift of the people and who will stand at the Helm and guide the ship of state to the High seas of Prosperity. Be oui trap holds that the aet living preference to soldiers in appointments is unconstitutional and void. The amount additional by townships that the county has to pay by virtue or the Law providing for 033,000 annual endowment. Ommon pleas court was convened but to Short time thursday morning with i de Coultrap on the Bench and then adjourned until monday. I de con trap rendered a decision in the Rageot the state of Ohio against mayor Asher Buckley it a1., of Nelsonville for in lawfully appointing a policeman of that City. In april is96, Eden Moore a resist it of Nelsonville presented a written implication to the mayor and Council for the appointment As night policeman of City. According to an act passed by to. Ohio legislature on april 3d, 1888, Ference was Given Soldier sailors and Rines Iii appointments or employment i is Law applied to All soldiers who fought the Union Iii the late rebellion and a a a ii were honorable discharged. When a act passed it was found that no penalty a s attached for the violation of it. And sequence was of no Force. On March i-911, this Law was amended and a Peti was fixed for its violation shortly Atter Eden Moore App ii Der a a position a night policeman of Nels. N. David Wallace was appointed to to potion by mayor Buckley with the e Incurrence old the councilmen. T s. User. John Hatton. G. S. Wilson. A. W. I inure. J. In. Darker and j. W. John a for this alleged unlawful appoint it the mayor and councilmen were a Ted and tried before Esquire j. J. Rune Nelsonville. The trial resulted in each o no required to give Bond in the sum of Veo for his appearance at tile May term court. 1896. On the 9th of May the and jury of Athens county returned in run out against mayor Buckley and a six councilmen. Ast nine Days later. May i St la. The. Nants filed a demurrer to the in a taunt. The Case was postponed from vie to time and at the november term Hurt. It was again brought up for con a ration. The Case was argued by the Nisei for the defense and prosecution. I not until thursday of last week was finally rendered. The his decision i go omit rap sustained the demurrer the Law enacted at the last session of legislature providing for an annual endowment of about $38,000 for the Ohio University at Athens has been Iii Force about one year and the apportionment and assessments for each county have been made. The Law has added a new life to the College furnishing it a backing that will enable it to compete with other institutions. More students Are registered than Ever before in the history of the College. For every student it Means on an average &mi0 a year spent in Athens. Thus a Market is created that makes demands which Are supplied by everyone that has anything to sell of is far leaching in its effects and the entire county is directly or indirectly benefited. Besides the pecuniary Benefit Southern Ohio has a first class institution of learning within the reach of All who desire an education. If they have the desire. The excess tax this county has to pay is As nothing compared with the Benefit. Thinking perhaps it might be of interest to tilt tax payers of the county to know How much additional they have to pay on account of the Law the aet amount Fin each township is Here appended. Athens township.�?~.�?T1 37 Alexander a 5 to .1 Ames a a a s id Canaan. Carthage Dover. Lee. Lodi. Rome Troy Trimble. Waterloo. The athletic fair gives Promise of a glowing Success from every standpoint. The fair to be Given Friday evening and saturday in the City Hall for the Benefit of the College athletic association promises to be a grand affair. The Hall will be profusely decorated and Sale Booths will he arranged so As to represent the different nations of the world. Some deceived by her Mother. Henry Brooks a negro of Glouster was brought to Athens Friday and placed Iii jail. Charged with criminally assaulting Maggie Mcginley. Who lives Al. Oakdale a when bilious or Ostive eat a ret. Candy cathartic hire Guarani Ute. 35c. 1�?~resident William m Kinley of Ohio court news. All that has been going on in the Temple since last week Marion Lattimer under indictment for burglary withdrew his former plea of not guilty. Munday and pleaded guilty to stealing harness from a stable Iii Trimble township on Green. Run. And was sen ton tended to the Penitentiary for one College notes. Or. Edward Thomas of Delaware was pledged to Delta Tau Delta Friday night. Or. Howard Payne of Hamden was called Home sunday by a Telegram announcing of his grandmother. Or. C. G. Of Bleniss returned saturday from Cleveland where he has been i it ing his brother Harry since the state contest. A la lie Chillicothe papers Are quite enthusiastic in their announcements that next sunday or Newman Bennett it the Ohio University will sing both morning and evening at the first presbyterian Church. The students in the preparatory department organized tuesday evening with the following officers Williams president Taylor vice president James Secretary Mills treasurer Gibson Ergeant at arms. The object of this compact or Trust Between the classes of a by. To ,. �?T03 i.-. For Mutual Protection and the securing of proper recognition from the collegiate department. Saturday evening the freshmen gave a a a ghost party to the juniors at the Home of president and mrs Crook. The juniors on arriving were received by a relay of figures Robed in White who blindfolded them and Lead them through weird pass Way. Upstairs and Down to the ghostly banquet Hall. When the hoodwink were removed the poor juniors found themselves enclosed in a sort of Square in which position they were obliged to partake of the Sand Witch refreshments. Gee. Batterso Nof the freshmen acting As toastmaster called upon misses Craig and Rea messers. Ullom and Tullis. Or. Crook and his guests. Hon. G. W. Hoke of Cincinnati for toasts. Very amusing features of the evening were the ghost song rendered by the hosts and the Fortune telling of miss Mabel Wickham who foretold the future of each unfortunate Junior. Thomas in Noah pleaded guilty to assault and Batter v. Ami was sentenced to 15 Days in the Zanesville and required t it pay a Fine of 835 and the costs of prosecution. The jury returned a verdict of guilty against a heir i fierce to Day a it or no it. Pierce was charged with having set Brite the barn and Haystack belonging to Mason a Shaffer at new flood Wood last i september. Win. Thomas on trial for pocket picking i and larceny a acquitted. Tile trial of e. La. Nelson charged with Bur Glary is on As we go to press. About sixty witnesses Are present and the cast will not be finished until sometime today. John w. Jackson is. Maggie n. Poston. 1 it a1., in foreclosure. Judgment on default for #3350.t4 and decree issued for foreclosure. Anna Blake is. Nathaniel s. Blake in foreclosure. Judgment on default for 87 11.68 and Sale of premises ordered. Margaret Kelley is. Katherine Rainer in foreclosure. Judgment on default for 8109.37 and Sale ordered. Ohio National building a i Alan co., is j Pulaski Lowry in foreclosure. Judgement in default for $830.6�?� and decree to sell. Charles k. Half eld on default in Law by Grin Fisk guardian is Andrew Juniper for Money. Settled at Cost of plaintiff. A a has. A Cable is Tho. W. Jones for Money. Decree tin default for 966.31 and Sale ordered. Albert Logan is Ida Logan in divorce. Dismissed at Cost of Plant Iff a has. Wright is m. Schwart Walder. For Money. Leave to withdraw answer and judgement on default. Then. Pickering is Samuel Pickering in equity. Decree on default for #311.75 in favor of Mary Pilcher. Senator Marcus a Hanna of Ohio heating system chosen at a meeting of tile Board of the Ohio University Friday no tem for heating the new audit agreed upon and the contract file Ivy a company of cat secured the contract. That Kab direct system of steam heating1 de and it is considered the by that can be employed in Heath building. It was also decide meeting that the Board of True Lay the Corner Stone with i ceremonies and an executive j was chosen to arrange a Progn exercises. J the following were Pread trustee meeting president cd Moore g. W. Belee v. C. Lei Jewett Charles Townsend bal p. Wood. Or. D. H. Moorejr c c Davidson j. E. Benson Tripp. W e. Bundy. A senator j. B. Foraker of Ohio j by the defendants mayor Buckley i the councilmen and held that the Law hug preference to soldiers is Union rational. His grounds for sustaining objection to the indictment Are that legislature has no right to deprive an it Clith e officer of the appointive Power it the act is a piece of class legislation >1 that it unwarrantable Bridges the negatives of an executive officer. Iii a adoring his decision judge Coultrap s a tile facts stated in the indictment not constitute a punishable offence by be Law of the state of Ohio Ami that the v of March re 1896. Entitled an act to end the act passed april 3d. 1888, ended an act to give preference of a Nti nent or employment to honorable charged soldiers sailors and marines a a a a fought for the Union in the late hellion under which the indictment is and is unconstitutional Ami his decision then settles tile question car As this court is concerned but it is Bable mat be Case will be appealed to higher court. Gall club saturday afternoon the Pallas club met at the Home of mrs. Winfield . The attendance was unusually Large and the exercises were of the most enjoyable kind. Before entering upon its regular work the club was favored with a vocal Solo by or Roy Clayton. Then the club resumed its study of american literature with mrs . The subject for study was Quot Lam fellow a a palier on Quot Hiawatha Quot was read by miss Minnie Pean. Evincing close thoughtful study of the subject mrs Means read a paper on Evangeline that commanded the lowest attention Ami elicited Hearty Praise Lively interest was taken in answering and discussing the questions for study which had is a n prepared by the various Mem bet the club was again favored with a vocal Soh by miss Jennie Ryan. After each lady w to had so prepared had mentioned one a or More Quot current events Ai important e. The club adjourned to meet in two weeks with miss Mots at the Home of mrs Vej Jim of it diver Wendell slim plenty of Monty. Never Iii the history of this country has Money been so plentiful. The new York and Cincinnati Banks have not vault room for their Cash and it will lie noticed by the recent quarterly report of the first National Bank Here As published in this paper last month that the assets amount to Over 01 Cadi and nearly we a Mimi of government Bonds this is a remarkably a sol showing for our local Bank withdrawn from the race wish to announce to my friends and a Porter county that i have a drawn from the Canvas for the it a dbl lean nomination for sheriff of Athens a aunty. I take this Means to publicly Quot Auk ail Tho who dodged their Earnest in import to me Ami who aided me w Hile in held Lull Klimt of you have Ever seen a child in the agony of croup. Von can appreciate the gratitude of the mothers w to know that one minute cough cure relieves their Little a eras quickly As it is Admi Amie red. Many bom a in this cit1 Are never wit to wit it a line
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