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Bloomington Courier (Newspaper) - January 19, 1904, Bloomington, Indiana Scarlet Pever is epidemic. The state Board of health has receive reports indicating that Scarlet fever h prevalent in a mild form in diff Cren. Parts of the state. The reports show few deaths from the disease. In some localities the fever seems not to have been recognized and has been diagnosed As some other disease. From this fact the Board considers this mild form dangerous. The Board Points to the Case of an Indianapolis travelling Man who came Home recently with a Case of Scarlet fever. The disease was called grip by the physicians and was not recognized As Scarlet fever until the patient became so ill that it was necessary to Call a nurse who discovered what the disease really was. In the meantime three of the patient s children had became afflicted with the disease and two of them a Safe burglars made Early morning visit to Glisar Grassk. Mrs. May David wife of John David died yesterday at her Home in Union Vic after an illness of several weeks. The funeral will be held at hindus to a Al eleven Oclock to Morrow in charge of or. Mccoy. The funeral of mrs. Amanda Wright wife of Wright was held at South Union Church sunday in charge of elder Jacob Carmichael. Mrs. Wright lived at Harrodsburg and died Friday night. She was 69 years old and was the Mother of ten children seven of whom arc living. She was a member of the Christian Church. The Indiana Corn growers and stockmen s convention will be held at Purdue University Lafayette january 25 to 30, 1904. Persons who will attend and to Avail themselves of the one and one third rate for the round trip should at once Send to w. C. Latta superintend of Farmers Institute Lafayette for certificates that will entitle them to the rates named. From Friday s world Nitro Glycerine was used by burglars at Clear Creek at one o clock this morning to crack the Safe in the general store of l. E. Dillman. The Safe was completely wrecked but As it contained no Money the thieves secured no Booty. The Only thing taken from the Safe was a purse containing some rare coins. Or. Dillman owner of the store was awakened by the explosion and arming himself with a weapon he hurried to the building. He walked into the store Only to find that the Burg i Lars had made their escape. Or. Dili Man telephoned to the City police de part Merit and three officers went at once to they amp ads to look for the thieves. There were two men in the Par and or. Dillman followed their footsteps in the Snow several Yards up the Railroad toward this City. No Trace of the would be Rol Ibers was found by the officers. Before cracking the Safe the men went to the Clear Creek school House and had built up a fire. Here they probably waited Cutuil one o clock and from there they went to the Monon Section House. They secured a Crow bar and pick which they carried to the store. It was first reported that or. Dillman had lost $180 which he had in the Safe but he says this report is not True. Farmers of Southern Indiana and residents of the towns along the Bank of the Ohio River i Iween newly it any and Cann Eltomi have been practically Cut off from communication with the outside world for two months by the suspension of navigation. Much it ii Fenny has in in and no freight has been either shipped or acc Civco in that time. The business men of that Section have issued an Appeal for assistance in an Effort to have a Railroad or electric line built along the Bank of the River. Judge Wilson will decide next week where her Home shall be. Little Lottie Frisbie will make her Home with sheriff thrasher for at least a week More. She was in court yesterday afternoon for an hour while the attorneys were making up the Issue in the coming trial i that is to determine whether she is to hereafter live with her father or Mother. Judge Wilson decided to to it the Case one week from to Day and until that time the Little girl will not know whether her future Home is to be in Bloomington or st. Louis. Her Mother now in st. Louis claims that the court there gave her the custody of her daughter. The father who is now employed at the Monon Yards in this City informs the world that he believes the court will give him the care Winfield Scott a Farmer president of a Rural Telephone company in Madison county has devised a signal to All patrons of his system when some one on the line is in distress or in need of help. Long rings followed by a Short pause and then Short rings will mean to attract All parties on the circuit. Following the general alarm signal the operator at the Central a a a a of the number a Jug indicating the Homo there is need of in in Ujj a . President Scott says that in Case of fire or a serious Accident or a person injured a Robl Ery or something alarming All per a sons on the circuit can be advised and it is asked of All subscribers on the lines to respond to the alarm signals As quickly As possible. Frisbie and Hon. J. E. Henley has retained by the father Charles Abie. Hon to get Neon a q a. Quot stay in the House As no a Therau Dows closed breathe freely of the fetid air of Street cars and railway coaches Gorge on meats and other stimulating foods and heave in cocktails and High balls Quot and you will soon be Down with pneumonia. These Are the directions Given by or. Hurty of the state Board of health for those who wish to contract the dangerous disease. Last year statistics show that More people were killed by pneumonia than by tuberculosis. Bat it had a newspaper Man guessing. Rev. W. Farmer the Christian science preacher captured a Good sized Copperhead Snake on his farm West of the City this morning. Or. Farmer was hauling in a Load of Wood when he noticed his Snake ship curled up near a hollow stump. Seeing that the reptile was too cold to be dangerous or. Farmer picked it up placed it in a shoe and brought it to his office in this City. A newspaper reporter was nearly scared out of his wits this afternoon when the reverend gentleman lifted off the Box lid and turned the Snake Loose on the floor in the office. Or. Farmer although not a Snake charmer or a Snake Tamer handles the reptiles with As Little concern As he would use in fondling a cat. Con additional honors to be feared upon him. The coming of the new year has brought out a number of candidates for the legislature in various parts of the state. Among those whose candidacy will have a special interest Here is that of Hon. Z. Scifers of Salem who was formerly a Well known student in the University and who has a Large number of friends in Bloomington. Or. Scifers has served two terms in the legislature and he made an record. His experience will give him additional strength in the next session and is constituents will do Well to return him. His present District is Clark flood and Washington com tic. Or. Sci Fer is a Man of Good social qualities a pleasing speaker and is an untiring worker. He stands Well with the leaders in the state and if he goes Back to the legislature he will be one of the most prominent members of the session. The Salem Democrat his Home paper thus Speaks of his candidacy Quot the name of the Hon. Zach m. Sci Fres has been mentioned in connection with the office of joint representative from the counties of Clark Floyd and Washington. The year 1904 will l e a time for nominating and electing re democrats to office and of such ii or. Scifres. Possess Itig undoubted Ltd a a a of. Racy and undisputed tons the Democrat will cordially support or. Scifres if the demo cry a. Of this representative District so of i to Honor him with the Nom ii a on. Clark and Floyd counties always kindly permitted this county to name the candidate and 5"iresunied they will not depart from Beveridge a few or usual custom. The Democrat has of his daughter. Duncan amp Batman a Are representing the Mother. Emn heard of no opposition to or. Scifres candidacy for the renomination and with him As our nominee and a Good platform the District will Roll up an increased sues for divorce judge Wilson heard the evidence in the divorce suit of Minnie Tinsley against Milton Tinsley. Mrs. Tinsley charged cruel treatment in her complaint. She said her husband would curse her and threaten her life. She said she left him i it because she was afraid of him. He is 40 years old and she is 30. She is now living with her Mother on West third Street. Tinsley has been employed at one of the Stone quarries and it is said he earns $4 a Day. The couple have two girls. Choice $6.97 of stacks and stacks of overcoats and suits to pick from strictly All Wool and Best styles in solids Blacks checks stripes and plaids. Everything new. We have no old goods. 1 everything most go nothing reserved. S9.97 buys the Best overcoat or suit. The Rush is on comb Quick for your Choice the Eagle Glo fling modestly admits that he Don t use passes. Editor Bradfute is quite ill. He has a violent attack of Beveridge phobia. The affliction has been increasing for some time and it will probably continue until or. Fairl Anks and his associate physicians apply their remedies and then our fellow journalist will suddenly be rid of the disease. For some time editor Bradfute has Licen printing Quot specials Quot from Indianapolis about the Junior senator. Real Are telegraphed to newspapers but Bradfute s Quot specials Quot Are taken red hot from Ordinary envelopes or Are clipped from morning newspapers. Yesterday Beveridge s advertising manager sent a Quot special Quot to the Telephone that the Junior senator would not and could not accept Railroad passes of any kid. The Quot special Quot continued As follows Quot the senator is modest As to this particular distinction and is careful not to advertise the fact that he eschews passes but there Are very few Public men in Washington who do not know what bothers us is How would the Public know about his urfi sing Pas ses if Beveridge did t Tell it. And As for Beveridge s modesty that is the Best joke of the season. If there is a Man in the United states that likes advertising better than any one else that Man is the Junior senator from Indiana. There is one Quality about Beveridge that All must admit and that is his judgment concerning the selection of an advertising manager. The present one is a Dandy. He keeps the world informed in regard to All his chieftain s words and deeds and some of these Quot specials Quot Are so much on t in Barnum style of advertising they Are positively charming. West g= . Be Meaurx sort a tilt Over White River and half of expense was paid by Monoe county. After having made several trips to Gosport in the interest of a Bridge to Span White River the county commissioners of Monroe county can now rest easy for the Bridge is now doing duty and it is said to be the longest in Indiana. Hidden away in a fold of the Hills which forms the Boundry of the Scenic Valley of White River about a mile below Gosport is the Bridge which was recently completed and it has the distinction of being the longest single Span Structure in Indiana or Illinois. It May not attract much attention from the pubic lost to sight As it is but the citizens of Owen and Monroe counties who live adjacent to it Are congratulating themselves on the realization of their Twenty year dream and think that it is none to Good for them having waited so Long. The Bridge is the joint property of these two counties. The Bridge is in one Span of 324 feet floor length and is longer by Twenty feet than any other Highway Span in the state. There is an an other Bridge in Owen county at Freedom which is 300 feet. The Bridge was constructed by the Lafayette engineering company of Lafayette and was superintended by Edward White of Quincy. Owen county who did the engineering and to whom much credit is due for having done his work so faithfully and having the structural work done perfectly. Case will be tried by judge Wilson next term. Joseph and Cora weeks of Bedford charged with the murder of mrs. Susanna Ireland the aged Mother of mrs. W weeks last labor Day in that City arc still in the Bedford jail there having been unable to secure Bonds of $5.000. This sum was fixed As bail when the jury disagreed at the first trial of mrs. Weeks last month. The second trial will begin feb. 16. Mrs. Weeks will be tried first and her husband later. It is probable a change of venue to some other county will be taken. The jurors agreed at the recent trial not to divulge As to How they stood but it has been reported they agreed As to the guilt of mrs. Weeks but could not agree As to first second or third degree. The state has secured More evidence which is said to be very important and it Wilt be used against the accused at the coming trial. % % k k % % k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k k a % k k k k % % % % % s % % t great unloading sale.1 increased interest every Dayi Large grids cont Iode to grasp these bargains. I % % every item sold exactly As advertised. If you have not attended be sure and come. If you have attended. Come again. % the immensity of this Stock insures bargains for everybody. Or goods shoes glotmng.1 % n % % % % % ases disposed of on Civi c docket. Nearly Al 01 yester a afternoon it it circuit court was taken up in the suit of mice Mitchell against Elizabeth Todd to Deci arc of unsound mind. The Case is now in the hands of the jury. Ruth a. Jackson against Oilin Bone judgment for the plaintiff of $5,825. Sellers Seegar co., against Ada Westmorland account judgment of $43.24 for the plaintiffs. Nancy j. Daniels against w Illiam Gardner partition judgment for the plaintiff. Isaac f. Eller appointed commissioner with Bond of $2,500. Daisy Snyder against James Snyder divorce continued until the first Day of the next term of court. John f. Butcher formerly a Monroe j county teacher but for the last tue years an officer and teacher at the Indiana boys Quot school has been taking treat Nijiu from or. Harris for Throat Imu me. He will leave Here saturday for Princeton to attend to some parole and will go from there to the school to take up his regular Wark. Not Likely that the Indianapolis Southern will touch Linton. According to civil Engineer Hazel Rigg of the Indianapolis Southern some business men in this City do not want the Indianapolis Southern to change its route to run through Linton because it would cause the line to miss the Midland Coal Fields. Speaking of this matter the Bloomfield Democrat says Quot chief Engineer Hazelrigg of the Indianapolis Southern arrived last night with a corps of men to make the Survey from Here to Linton to decide on the possibility of running the line through that City. While the people of Bloom Field have no objection to the route being changed in fact Many would rather have the Road to go to Linton than Over the other we understand that Many prominent people of Bloomington Are making serious objections. Much of the mining property around Midland is owned by Bloomington capitalists and when they were working to secure the subsidy for the i. S. It was with the tacit understanding that the Road was to make Midland a Point on the line. It is generally understood that if Linton secures the Road they will have to offer the i. S. People big inducements. Just what they can do remains to be Market news. Office Over Howe s jew Elry store. Phone 679. Quotations received by the h. Evans Exchange this City. Chicago Market g open Liik Al sing heal amay 87 87 86 "4 87 h corny May 48498 488 oals May 40->b 41 40 pork May 13.87 13.12 12.97 13.12after Brovo county Oil. Boring for Oil will be a common thing in Brown county next Spring if reports Are True Muncie capitalists have now finished taking options on land in Ham Wen township and have several thousand acres. The company is working quietly but the necessary machinery used in Boring for Oil has arrived in Columbus and is awaiting Good roads before it is hauled to Brown county. Another company of capitalists in Cleveland is said to have had representatives in Jackson township trying to get leases on farms but the Farmers there Are so worked up Over die g do fever and the building of the Railroad that Tiey refuse to go into Oil affairs. It to it Law of Yitoi of web in i test u by pc if a Mihi Arnm 10 through Pullman sleeping cars to California Points via Iron Mountain route leaving st. Louis 8 30 a. M., daily for los Angeles via Quot True Southern route Quot also tourist sleeping cars on this same train for los Angeles and san Francisco every wednesday and thursday. Best Winter route to California. For further information Call on or address g. A. A., Deane jr., passenger agent 200 Sentinel building Indianapolis ind. The Vandalia line requests that parties desiring any information regarding rates time of trains etc., on its own line As Well As through by connecting lines excursions etc., will please write to d. B. Steeg Terre haute ind., who will give the matter prompt attention. Biliruoi3 o amt amp get Northwest Louisville and tb.9 Baden ind French la i a pings. Hix Omi Noton to lab table a elect Dee. A. Ini a Sanao Inry. No 4. It Ixcaco night na6, Chicago mail.11 00 a. M a f. Bloomi Ottoa am. A a p. N a 10, 4i a. A a Cura Bonito. No s. Lobl Stelle no b. Lon Stille a in no to Autelie a spin n each Ucac . Bbl Tom. Agent
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