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Attica Ledger Press (Newspaper) - December 15, 1911, Attica, Indiana Map our new Bank building is progressing nicely so Are we in our temporary quarters. It is a Little inconvenient for us but we can handle your business Here just As Well As any place. We Are always ready to serve you. Farmers amp merchants state Bank Raymond Hunnings bookkeeper at the Central National Bank spent sunday with his parents or. And mrs. Charles Hunnings. Of Newtown. Mrs. Will Brown of Boswell came tuesday for a Short visit with her sister mrs. Elmer Hatton. She returned Home thursday. Three gasoline engines we have three gasoline engines and you can buy them on your own terms. If you want a gasoline engine now is your Chance. We Are going to close them out. There Are no better engines made than the great Western. Call and see them. Powers . In oppo Ritam to a Elul iii that Haa prevailed in tiie roman Cathie Hureh for nearly two Thoo and Yeara. Catli it our Ataii Over the world ate meat i last Friday the a Diane nation of the Pope at Rome. It riday waa the feast of the immaculate Conception of the Blei aed Virgin and according to a recent decree issued by the Pope. Catholics Are permitted to eat meat on certain feast Days even tho they fall on Friday. According to the Long existing custom of the Church All its Metera have been obliged to abstain from the use of meat on the fridays of the year in memory of the crucifixion of Christ save Only where Christmas happened to occur on the ait Day of the week. Special dispensations have been granted from time to time for various Rea simis notably on the feast of the Cir cum Isiom on new year s Day 1910, which fell on Friday. According to the new decree issued at Rome the Friday abstinence is abolished on feast Days and catholics May Avail themselves the right to use meat on the principal feasts in the Church Calendar which May happen to fall on Friday. These Are uie feasts of the circumcision of Christ january 1 the ascension of Christ forty Days after easter All saints Day november 1, and the two feast Days of the blessed Virgin her Assumption and her immaculate Conception occurring respectively August 1.5 and member 8., in addition to this each pariah enjoy a Ami lar privilege on its Patron al feast Day that is Tow feast Day of the Saint in whose Honor the pariah Church is dedicated provided the Day be kept with appropriate religious services. Poet scout champions cause of Santa Gause in letter to postmaster general Hitchcock Quot capt. Jack Quot Crawford the hoary headed old scout who visited mud Lavia recently is a picturesque figure with his kindly face and flowing kicks and attracts attention everywhere he goes. At this season of the year he is frequently mistaken for Santa Claus by Small children on the Street and nothing delights him More. He has a personal acquaintance with postmaster general Hitchcock and noting that that worthy had issued an order directing that letters address to Santa Caius be forwarded to the dead letter office the old scout wrote or. Hitchcock with whom he Haa a personal acquaintance the following letter my dear Hitchcock in the papers the other Day i read an editorial about what my Friend the postmaster general Saki regarding letters from the children to Santa Claus and i remembered Reading a Story about How president Lincoln when a Young Man acted As substitute for Santa Claus and distributed the presents among about 50 children in a Rural District. One Man named Hutchinson still preserves the first pair of red top boots he Ever wore and which were handed him when a boy from the Christmas tree by Abe Lincoln. I too have been a substitute for Santa Claus when i had to Wear a White but i Don t need the White wig now and i love to have the children Call me Quot dear old Santa Claus Quot a it sat Tea Kneer Dies in a Kago. Vord waa received in Attica on tuesday of the death of mra. Rachel h. Coleman which occurred at the Home of her daughter mrs. Mattie Schintz in Chicago at 9 30 on sunday night. She had been Blind for Many years but otherwise she was in Good health until pneumonia attack her. She suffered greatly in the Early stages of the disease but the last Days wire free from pain and she past away As peacefully As a babe sleeps. She was 89 years old the 27th of last month. There survive three daughters mrs. Emma Parsons. Mrs. Ella Ely and mrs. Mattie Schintz. Deceased was the wife of Isac Coleman one of the Early merchants of the sweetest name of All names except Christ and that suggests a thought will try and write a verse or two As a substitute for Santa Claus. Every hog a Money maker Crigler amp Mcmahon a it we re glad that so Many people Are finding out that our meats Are first class and Are buying some of them every Day. We have a Large assortment and can sell you nearly anything in the meat line. Borst Bros phone 68. A Don t be fooled out of your Christmas cake but get your order in Early and we will make Yoa anything you want at a reasonable Price. Dim to wait till the last Day if Yoa do you May be disappointed. Try a delicious nut cake air al food genuine Devil food with Wahput Ding Puin White Coconut or Fewin Jolt or Leal Mack Felt cake. We use the Best materials in the ele neat pos Rise m Amier. Try us. Yocom s bakery phone 860doc. A forty raps booze. In a recent address or. Hurty said that a abort tune ago the state Board of health investigated the Indiana Hospital for the insane in Endeavor to obtain health statistics of importance and found that 25 per cent of the inmates were there because of alcoholic 25 per cent because of disease 40 per cent because of hereditary taints that were due to indiscretions of ancestors and 10 per cent because of accidents. Then said or. Hurty Quot with All these statistics at hand the manufacture of alcoholic drinks and permission to pour them Down people s necks is still Given by the Laws of our state and nation. Men and women suffering with a disease that Seldom if Ever is eradicated from the system Are permitted to marry and bring children into the world to die of the same disease. Those who have hereditary taints Are still allowed to propagate their kind. Quot ask gang As it it is regarded As just for a Man to surrender his life for murder his Liberty for stealing and his personal chattels for other crimes it is surely right and just for society to demand that the propagation of the unfit the tainted and the inefficient be Stop Booster Stock won at Chicago. Western Indiana Slock raisers were Well represented at the International live Stock show in Chicago last week. Of. A. Judy of West Lebanon received one prize on Herford cattle and g. W. Parnell of Wingate two prizes on sheep. Among the other winners in the Western part of the state were Crouch amp son of Lafayette who made a great showing on Percheron a belgian draft horses. This firm has nearly a train Load of horses which were on exhibition and they captured a number of prizes. Van Natta Brothers of Lafayette also captured four prizes on herefords and three on Angus stir Conti ivies. As we go to press school continues in Kingman with the primary and intermediate departments still occupying the old building. The advisory Board will meet Friday to discuss the situation and it is quite probable that an appropriation will be made for the new building. If this is done the old building will continue in use. Otherwise it will be closed and some forcible Steps taken to procure the necessary funds for a new building. Kingman people need not fee alarmed in the least As we Are positive that trustee Lawson will provide for the maintain Anceo our schools. A Kingman vote on saloons. On december 30, Pike township in which West Lebanon is located will vote on the Saloon quest it a. There wiil be quite a fight Over the question but it is the Pinion of a great Many people in the town that West Lebanon will stay dry. One Hundred voters filed the petition for the election. The commissioners therefore set the Date of the election for dec. 30. John Sexton Haa an applicant pm for licence pending but the commis simmers postponed action on it until after the election. I be been Reading in the papers that you be tried to Knock me out tried to Stop the childrens idol on his Loving Christmas scout. And you say to and my letters to the morgue and just because of the selfish Pessimist is that s afraid of Santa Claua. But the Savior comes on Christmas and he helps me pack my Load. He is with me in the Palace and the humblest abode. With his Quot suffer Little children Quot children love him More because he knows the children s wishes and he tells old Santa Claus. So i want to say god bless you and the children bless you too and some Day you May be president thru love they have for you and remember Young Abe Lincoln waa a substitute for me when they Hung old Pess miser on a sour Apple tree. A your old Friend Santa Claus per Captain Jack assistant. The letter was mailed to the postmaster general from mud Lavia and whether or not it influenced that official or not the order to destroy or Send to the dead letter office All Santa Claus letters was rescinded soon after and the former practise of turning them Over to local charitable organizations or members of the Independent order of Good Fellows was authorized. Rich ran Dies at Springs president of mausoleum company Dies at banter s after Many months of suffering with Bright s disease Walter i. Hood a wealthy resident of Chicago died at the Hunter Springa Sanitorium at Kramer saturday night following paralysis resulting from acute Bright s disease of which he had been suffering for More than a year. The body waa brought to this City before Daylight by undertaker convert and prepared for shipment being sent from Here to Kankakee 111., on tuesday. The body was ship in a special casket which is said to have Cost $500. Or. Hood came to the Hunter House in september seeking temporary Relief having known for months that his Case was hopeless. He was pleased with the place its quiet restful Ness and the Homelike atmosphere of the hotel appealed to his fancy and he conclude to stay there until the end came. He was accompanied by his private Secretary members of his family and nurses so that the greater part of the time he maintained a suite of eight persons involving a very Large expense. He spent his Money with a lavish hand and at one time Early in the fall had the steam Plant operated several Days solely for his Benefit. His attorney from Chicago and a brother from Oklahoma were Here sunday arranging details for the funeral and the closing of his business affairs. Or. Hood was the president of a company that has been building Community mausoleums in towns and cities thru out Indiana Michigan and Illinois he was a Man of Large affairs and As Long As his failing strength would admit managed his business from the hotel with the Aid of Hia Secretary. Attica and Pioneer in the settlement of this Section of Indiana. He was prominent in the councils of state and county and Active in the Early building of this City. Their Home is remembered As a most hospitable one where Many Happy hours were spent by old and Young. Mrs. Coleman was a woman of rare culture and Sweet character. She had the Happy faculty of meeting the trials of life with heroism and of being Able to help others while carrying burdens of her own. When a resident of Attica she was a Leader in works of Charity and her sympathy brought cheer to Many weary heart while her purse was Ever ready for their Comfort. Even in her later years mrs Coleman maintained her Good cheer and her Sweet disposition was ample Reward for the love and a attention bestowed by her devoted Dai hters."7&Quot the affliction of blindness did not conceal from View the scenes of her Happy Daya in Attica and tho she had been away from Here thirty years or More she kept m touch with events Here and never lost interest in the old Home or the valued friends of Early life. Carrying out her wishes the lady was brought to Attica on wednesday afternoon and Laid to rest in Riverside cemetery where so Many of her old Friend s had preceded her. Real estate transfers. Reported by co Vinct on Mary e. Bonebrake it al to Bertie e. Bennett 40 a. Miu Creek to. $46� Mary e. Bonebrake it al to John w Bennett 40 a. Millcreek to $4600.00 c. Lewis Green amp of to c. O. Kuhna lot 62 mods. Amp co. Add Attica $1750.00 Lucy j. Beamer amp Hub. To we. D. Fugate lot 147 r. P. Add Attica $200.00 Perry Layton amp of. To Jennie Law son lot 31 s. Add Attica $625.00. Wace Brant Etall to Fred Vallan court kit to 178 g. Add Attica $850.00. R. E. Searla amp of to e. H. Carque Ville lot 198 p. Add Attica $3000.00 Prudencia a Oteham amp Hub. To Edmund Oteham it lot 2 blk 6 City Survey Attica $9 x>.00 l. M. Green and of to Ella m. Hughes lot 38 resurvey Attica $1.00 Ira e. Wilkinson and wife to Jennie Wilkinson Llfra. Wahlice $500.00 Jennie Wilkinson to Ira e. Wilkinson and of Frac. Wallace $300.00 b. Mcguire and of to c. L. Goodwin and of lot25 Silverwood $100.00 team Ria a. Cox to r. D. North 56 a Davis to $300.00 Elliott Ward and wife to Thos. E. Ward 29 a. Jackson to. Austin Frazier and of to Harry Thomas 28.75 a Cain to $2000.00 Warren c. Bowers to Leona Bowers e. A 1 and 2 y add Hillsboro $1000.00. Zeigler s dry goods store will be open saturday evening and every even my next week. Goods can be selected and Laid away until Christmas. A store full of Good useful sensible things for darkens entire qty. The charred Remaina of a rat which had crawled behind the switch braid of the City Lii ting id ant were found re Apo Uible for the Abeene of Power did Light for a period of newly an hour in win Ina a sturday Ibum Niff a stove aun Rise. Irhe Fodat in Root dict wit ii us wow Cowd a Rimat a soit. Holiday goods we have what you want in books for All Ages and leather goods for men and Christmas Sermonet. Wii the Quot following Beautiful Christmas Sermonet is so Good that you can read it Over and Over again and still find Beauty in it Quot it is Worth remembering that Christmas is the birthday of Jesus the Man who never gave the work a Dolhar. He bestowed upon Mankad not a solitary material gift he carved no statue painted no picture wrote no poem composed no song fashioned no piece of Jewery built no edifice founded no City erected no triumphal Arch but he stands in history a the great giver. Silver and Gold he had none but such As he had he gave to men the gentle touch of a sympathetic hand the Golden glow of a genial mind the Healing love of a generous heart the bracing Energy of a courageous spirit. Paul Calls him god s Quot unspeakable the Best thing god is Able to give us is not Gold or Silver or costly stones but himself. It is when we give of the things of the spirit that we escape from the realms of embarrassments and burdens. Into a spirit a lived Christmas everyone can enter the Rich and the poor the High and the Low the so and the great. In preparing then our Christmas presents let us get ready to give some of the things which Jesus gave. Along with the Many gifts which have prices let us give a few which Are priceless. Let us give thought to someone who needs it sympathy to someone who craves it Praise to someone who deserves it and does not get it kindness to someone whom the world has overlooked affection to someone who is starving for it inspiration to someone who is fainting because of the Lack of it. One a Christmas does not consist in the abundance of the things which he receives or gives away but in the spirit of Good will which fills his heart pictures frames bibles prayer books pottery brasses sweaters Roll top desks stationery calendars toilet sets desk sets manicure sets Fountain pens greeting cards sectional bookcases filing cabinets the largest line of juvenile books in the City at the lowest prices. Free-1912 a passenger Ford. A Coupon with each Purchase. A Indiana s honest Book store Jaques and Southworth co. 518-620 main st Lafayette ind. We Pride ourselves on the exclusive bakery atmosphere which prevails Here. The Only doors that Are adorable Here Are those adorable doors arising from our odoriferous bakery goods due to their Quality and the sanitary conditions pervading our shop de Blomme a White Rose gasoline amp Coal Oil we have purchased the Boothroyd Oil business in Attica arid want to furnish All his old customer s and a lot of new ones with gasoline and Coal Oil. There is no better gasoline than the White Rose and our Coal Oil is first class. Phone ill orders to no. 421 Skelly Bros. T. M. Me or was in the City toes Day getting ready to play Santa clans to several Shawnee township Yoan it sters. He says the hour cholera Haa not reach me Kerville and seems to have Stop its Westward a March. It is too wet in his neighbourhood to Shock Corn hot some of the boys were trying it anyhow. physician and Sunweon special attention Given to the Eye ear nose and Throat. Glasses fitted my 1. Cab time a Timmy Buk Baoit in a mans. Or. A. M. Sullivan physician and Sui Igeon Osce Over Mcmahon it crisper a Dro Aristor phone36& piano tuning John f. Carlson expert Toner �0i-iclts your patronage and Kara tees satisfaction. Drop me a postal or Call. Phone 569. Jan. Ia>12few homicides punished. Official figures at the statehouse disclose that in the cases of homicide in the state for the four years ending december 31, 1910, aside from accidental killings sometimes listed As homicides there were convictions in Only about 35 per cent. The figures were compiled from the reports of court clerks in the office of the state statistician and from annual figures compiled by the state Board of health. The state Board of health received reports of 122 homicides in 1907. Reports from the court clerks show that in that year seventy nine persons were arrested for Homicidal acts and forty eight were convicted. The homicides numbered 122 in 1908. During the year ninety two persons were arrested on Homicidal charges and forty six were convicted. The homicides reported numbered 109 in 1909. Do ring the year seventy seven persons were arrested on Homicidal charges and forty three were convicted. The state Board i ived reports of 121 homicides in 1910. During the year sixty three persons were arrested and thirty it vie were convicted i Charles Jarvia who we it to Hoopeston lu., about two Weiss ago to accept a Timi with the Sprague fast Oil the new returned Home last wed. He Moold not stand the work it being too heavy for him. In effect since dec. 3.1911 East. Ilo.2 40�ai no. 28 daily .6m�m a 64 do ily except sunday.7-.b2 a a no.6daiiy.11 4��� no.4 Didly--.-. A Mem no. 60 Day except sunday.7.84 p a West. L daily. Latayna 6 daily.8�pbi no.1 no. 58 daily except sunday.6 4� p a no.51 dioly.7 Nav to. 9 Covington Branot. A mob Atadea. -8� am and 8. P b Arr Law Attica.11 60 am aad so Pat a Rivea cotinarton.8 &6a. M. And 4ds p. A. Leaves a. M. And 4 m p. A a a. Gruenman. Amt % Csc ago a East bin Illinois South. A Mia Artty Imd month. 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