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Connersville Times (Newspaper) - February 16, 1910, Connersville, Indiana
It vol. 73 to. 479conhebsville i Diama wednesday. February is Lito in Advance do nth Eslo Ichla Elst Conoard of safety met and issued edict to the patrolmen. Act is Independent of the mayor and chief of Poucel talk that other devices must also be put out. Tuesday s daily. The Board of safety met last night and called the members of the police Force before them. Chief of police Gillespie says he told the Board that it was his opinion that the first thing to do was to get rid of the liquor Law violations. It a seems that the Board concluded that the first thing to do was to Correct evils that Are in Plain sight and so patrolmen went abroad this morning and ordered out the numerous Penny Slot machines that have been allowed to run in the City of Hoof Gillespie said that while neither he nor mayor Gray had any think to do with issuing the order tout it the gambling devices he to. Cd endorse the action of the patrolmen. There Are no two opinions in any court where a ruling Lias been had on Penny Slot machines. All Are agreed that they Are gambling devices pure and simple and in Many cities they have Beau seized and destroyed by the authorities. On these machines one May win or lose. One might feed a handful of pennies into the Slot and not get a cent Back or he might get Back Many times More than he put in with the first whirl of the wheel. When Cincinnati raided the Slot machine Industry some years ago experts declared they were geared so to give from 50 to 60 per cent advantage to the there Are other Slot machines in the City for the Sale of cigars wheels clocks Etc. On these the player gets his Money s Worth in goods always and possibly More. The difference with these and the Penny machines is that the player can not Loose though the Quot House Quot May do so. Because of this elem it int of Chance there is talk of Pult no them one of a business sin for Uncle Joe to answer for. Reproduced in eggs Laid by Cornell hens. Ithaca n. Y., feb. 13.�?so contagious is the Cornell spirit that a White Ithacan Hen of the most unblemished character has been persuaded after a course in dietetics with professors of the Cornell state College of agriculture to Lay eggs Bright with the Cornell colors. The Yolks Are red and the albumen White. A harmless Dye was Given the Hen with her feed and when it was seen that her plumage began to turn to a delicate Pink her eggs were examined and found to be More deeply coloured yet. Other admixtures of Dye turned the Yolk of the egg Pink and the Hen s feet Are irleand Twenty four others Are mistake in of Ders cause two passenger trains to run together in Teri Ible head on collision last night. Macon ga., february 15.�?eight persons were killed four probably fatally injured and Twenty others Hurt As a result of a Headon collision Between South bound passenger train no. 5 and North bound train no. 2 on the Georgia Southern amp Florida Railroad last night. The wreck was caused by the Crew of no. 2 mistaking orders Aud running by Bon Aire Inere the train was ordered to meet no. 5. The trains met with an awful crash and two locomotives baggage and express cars being totally demolished. The coaches were piled in one Heap. Much trouble was experienced in extricating the bodies the dead and injured from the mass of wreckage. Two Relief trains were at once dispatched from this place. One mail clerk was killed and two other members of to Crews. Four White passengers a killed. Train no. \ is a local train running Between Macon and Quot Valdosta. No. 2 is a Jacksonville Macon train and carried a heavy passenger list. A Cleveland girl puts it up Quot to speaker to get Busy and Boom the marriage Market. Washington february 14.�?peo- ple All Over the country write to sea other Cannon about everything. But the prize package in the Way of a request dropped in on Uncle Joe Lin the form of a perfectly respectable looking letter. Here it is Quot our beaux can not marry we a girls because All food and clothing is too High. What Good is us girls if we do not have husbands Why a Don t you make Congress provide Jiu bands for us you will do the a country More Good by seeing that All the Young people a e married. If All the Young people were married a we would not need any Congress Quot president. This world would then be a Paradise. We must have Hus band. Get some for us for reasons of the most profound a delicacy the girl s name is emitted Quot but the letter is postmarked Cleve Jand Ohio. Ii Leiy retort is a jail prisoner bought bottle of asthma cure at drug to sign order. Got drunk and was tui Ned out of boarding House and was found by police pined by mayor a goes to jail. Henry retort a supposed Frenchman who was arrested by the police was fined Aud sent to i l by the mayor yesterday. Ash de How he got liquor he said he bought asthma Medicine at a drug store but had to sign an order to get it. The asthma Medicine put him in such shape that to wus driven from his boarding House and to the Street whore tho j police found him. It is said that i in his examination no one thought j to ask him the size of tho Botto of j Quot Medicine Quot he bought which i might have Cut quite a figure under some circumstances. College Golfors a y a Redman twentieth anniversary of Oton Kah tribe the auditorium. Forty three paleface initiated into the order whose member slip of Xii no it ers 483�?splendid work by local degree team tuesday s evening news. The twentieth anniversary of Oton Kah tribe no 94. Improved order of red men was elaborately celebrated at the auditorium last night. Representatives from .14 surrounding tribes were present and there was a Large attendance of local members. Forty three paleface candidates were instructed in the mysteries of red Manship. Splendid Scenic effects added much to the occasion and the work of the team was of the highest order. The work of the three degrees was conferred on three candidates by Oton Kah s team and was conceded by those competent to judge As equal to any work conferred by the crack teams of the state. The total membership of Oton Kah tribe now is 48 3. Jamks of candidates. Those initiated into the order last night were j. X. Eby l. W. Eby. A. E. Norris a. Parker f. Parker h. Schenkle b. F. Burton e. A a. Eads k. Smith a. Hard a. Burton. R. Gillespie e. Sample h. Stater j. E. O Brien c. Scholl l. D. Wil lid g. Pearce k. Klenk p. D. Ferguson c. H. Reiss h. Riess c. Dawson e. Kraus s. K. Heller f. Harlan b. Sinclair l. Wysong c. Dehaven w. H. Smith e. Bates h. Gruelle f. Caldwell j. F. Gilbert c. Lafuze m. E. Campbell g. W. Green Clair Powers c. E. Bullard w. S. Veatch o. James Pearl Ludlow and a. amp son Seil their business to j. G. Powell of Granville Ohio. Latter takes Possession Marou first i health of Charles Webster reason for Selling or. Webster s plans not known. The Corner hardware store which has been operated since a year ago last september by j. M. Webster and son was sold last night to John g. Powell of Granville Ohio. Or. Powell is a Middle aged Man and has been connected with a hardware store there for several years. To will take Possession of the local store the first of next month and will conduct the business along the same lines As those pursued by the late owners. Or. Webster and his son Charles have been distinctly successful since they took charge of the store. Tho imperfect health of the Young Man. Who is now in Southern Texas is the chief reason for the Transfer of the business. The elder or Webster is not determined yet As to whether or not he Wii enter any business hero i for the present at least he will be out of business. Or. Powell comes to this City with tho reputation of a capable Square dealing progressive business for $9.25 yesterday at prices Down. Hog receipts were Small and Der Mand Large of record of so nigh a Price in the history of the Stock Yards. Tuesday s daily. If the packers have their cold storage warehouses full of hog meat it is a wonder that they go / n paying fancy prices for hogs Uny a the immediate demand justifies it. Yesterday hogs reached the highest Price in the history of the Indianapolis Stock Yards when sales were made at $9.25 per Hundred. Others sold at 19.05 to $9.15. On the other hand the tendency of the cattle Market was downward. The Indianapolis news says receipts�?2,000 hogs 600 cattle and 500 sheep against 1,141 hogs 814 cattle and 12 sheep a week ago and 4,350 hogs 5s9 cattle and 42 sheep a year ago. Thero were not enough hogs to fill the demand which was Active both from local and outside sources and the Supply was soon placed at 5hic higher than the close of last week. The extreme top $9.25, is the highest Ever paid in this Market As fir As records show but it is probable they sold near that figure in september 1882. Most of the hogs sold for $email@example.com. There was a fair monday run of cattle and Little change in the situation. Most of the female Butcher cattle were steady but bids for the big cows and nearly All kinds of steers were a Little lower. Most of the Supply was placed at about last week s closing prices which were the lowest of the week. There was Little inquiry for feeders and calves were Strong to 25c higher. A it Fol bal cast cent Hamilton company meets artificial was 70 cents Hamilton february 15.�?ti.e Hamilton and electric Light company announced yesterday that beginning with today the Price for artificial would be 30 cents a thousand cubic feet meeting tho City s Price for natural now being furnished by the Ohio fuel Supply company. The former Price was 70 cents a thousand cubic feet. This is said to be the cheapest Price for artificial furnished any City in the United states. Fifteen years ago Hamilton paid $3 a thousand and when the City built its own Plant the Price was Cut to 70 cents. The introduction of natural a few months ago resulted in a Legal Battle Between the City and the company which is still pending in the courts although natural was slipped into tho City Mains and is now being freely w. Partlow pc p a Gin shoo Only Dies Wio died saturday evening. A Quot As buried today. The funeral of John w. Partlow who died at his Home on first Street saturday evening after a Long illness of stomach disorders was held at his late residence at two o clock this afternoon. Rev. W. F. Smith officiating. After the solemn Cere ironies which were attended by a Large number of his friends the cortege moved to the City cemetery where interment was made. Or. Partlow was seventy two years old and was a native of Decatur county. He had lived in this City for Many years and was Well and favourably known. His widow who was formerly miss Caroline Wayne one daughter mrs. Delia Hirt of Shelby Ville and one son Clinton of Richmond Are resided in county nearly 90 years.wasb0rninyear1820 was a widely known physician and surgeon in this City and county for Many years leaves widow and 4 children. Monday s daily. Or. Samuel Warren Vance a widely known physician and surgeon who had resided in this City and county for almost 90 years passed away at 1 30 o clock this afternoon at his Home North if the City. Or. Vance would have been 90 years old had he lived until the 27th Day of August 1910. He was born in the year 1820, on the Little Miama in Butler county Ohio. His parents moved to Connersville ind., when he was but four years of age and he has made his Home in this City and county All the years of i life since then. After his common school Days he spent two years in the study of Law with his father. Elisha Vance studying part of the time with b. F. Claypool a Well known and Able attorney of that Day. Having a Strong proclivity for the science of Medicine and surgery he entered the old Ohio medical College of Ohio located at Cincinnati he graduated from that College in the Spring of 1855, with High honors. He then served a term in the old commercial Hospital As House surgeon and physician and surgical assistant to a distinguished surgeon. He returned to this City and commenced the work in Active practice which he continued until failing health obliged him to retire. He leaves a widow four children and Many other relatives. E masters and men mix. Iii Rte i. I Zovko iti Liui who suffit red a stroke of iia Ulysis sunday night seems 1 1 lie i nip iii i slowly. Iii system is not in Good inuit ion and will Fei Juire some time to overcome tile Slio it k. His condition remains hoi Elul Iio Wever and it is believed that to will eventually recover completely. In to be imaged at Hudy s Hall Lyons station soon. A play entitled and men Quot will be Given some time soon at Trio station Hall by a company of Young people of Liat neighbor Livoti. The Youtie men and women who will take part Are Well known As Clever Amateur in a Conners Asti Grey i Vve Iven Osiier plays before. Trio fact that they Are to give tho piece practically assures both its Success and a Large audience. Trio time when it will be produced has not been fixed As yet but will Bufi a bounced known citizen of Harrison aged is years. Was bom on farm where h died and lived Liere the greater part of his Long life funeral wednesday. Louis f. Powell an elderly and Well known citizen of Harrison township died suddenly at his homa last night about eight o clock. He had suffered from weakness of the heart for several months and had been under the care of an Able play Simian but had not been be fast. Members of his family As Well As himself knew that his disorder might prove fatal at almost any time. This however did not seem to concern or. Powell greatly. He had lived the Active part of his life and he did not shrink from passing into the unknown realm. He had placed soms Woad in tho slave in his sitting room ins . J Atli Lead Jusi resumed his Oay chair when he least Back Drew a few Short breaths and All was Over. In. Powell was a son of or. Aud mrs. Zenas Powell and was born december i Goth. Is&Quot., on the place where he died. More than forty years ago he was joined in Marr ago with miss Sarah Rea also a native of Harrison township. After their marriage the couple lived for a time in Posey township after which they returned to the old Powell Homestead where they have been living Ever since. Two children were born to their marriage and both survive. They Are mrs. Charles Stone of this City and mrs. Grant Williams living West of Harrisburg. Also he leaves his widow five grandchildren and three Sisters. Miss Marg i ret Powell who made her Home with him mrs. L. L. Broaddus of this City and mrs. I. Zeller of Durango Colorado. The deceased was engaged in farming All his life. In his earlier Days he dealt a Little in the shipping of live Stock and later was associated for a time with Alex Caldwell in the operation of a Sawmill. For Many years he ran a thrashing outfit also but these things were merely accessory to his farming. In his prime he was a Man of unusual physical strength and was always an Active industrious Man. His love of right his Plain straightforward goodness and his kindly disposition Are too Well known to All his friends to stand in need of Praise. His life has been a useful one and he will be sadly missed in that Community of which he was a part. The cortege will leave his late Home wednesday morning at half past ten and the funeral services and interment will both take place at lick Creek. Rev. Preston Smith pastor of the Harrisburg Baptist Church of which the deceased had been a devoted member for Many years will be in charge of the services. Baby s Finger caught in door and end nearly pin Clied off. While mrs. J. F. Creamer was alone with her Little grandson eldest son of Tesse Mcfall and wife a few Days ago tho Little one placed his hand on the Side of a door which in closing nearly i in Hod off tho tip of on it of its fingers. It was a trying Quarter of an hour for mrs. Creamer to standi tho blood console tho Little sufferer and summon a physician. A Bare shred of the e tip of the Finger still Hung and the doctor succeeded in restoring it to its place and it is rapidly Healing. J jail iia Ujj
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