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Connersville Times (Newspaper) - January 5, 1910, Connersville, Indiana A quot. Its j a a the chinese Call it the tree of offensive odor. A few Are found in this City Are of rapid growth and of Good appearance but Are Short lived. Turkeys $3.63 per Twenty Birds brought their of Raer $72.63. The name Ailanthus is derived from the East Indian word Atlanto which Means tree of heaven. This tree is a native of China and the East India islands. It was introduced into England in 1751, by Jesuit missionaries and from England it was brought to this country by the Early settlers. Just Why the chinese Call this the tree of heaven is not known unless it is meant that it quot smells to for the odor of the Staminate blossoms in june is so far reaching overpowering and sickening that the tree is very generally condemned and All of its merits fail to atone for this one Demerit. The jesuits introduced the tree into England because they thought its leaves could be used As the food of a certain kind of silkworm. The Experiment failed but the Trees proved to be so stately Graceful and ornamental that they were soon valued for their own Sake. They were planted extensively in Parks and pleasure grounds. In this country they were first planted in Philadelphia. At first they were very popular but this popularity soon waned because of the offensive odor of the blossoms and the Trees were generally Cut Down. Since that time however the tree has been slowly coming Back into favor and it is now possible to buy Pistillate Trees which do not have the offensive odor. The Pistillate tree bears Large Bunches of seed which resemble somewhat those of the Maple. The Ailanthus really has Many merits along with its demerits. It retains its foliage Bright fresh and Green throughout the late summer when so Many Trees become ragged and unsightly. This especially recommends it As a City tree. Then too it grows rapidly. Postmaster Moffett has two of them which Are about ten inches in diameter and thirty feet High. They were planted twelve years ago. There Are also four of them at the Corner of sixteenth Street Street and Virginia Avenue. Mrs. Lester brought the seed of All these Trees from Indianapolis twelve years ago. The Trees have been trimmed Back considerably or they would be much taller than they Are. Young Ailanthus Trees have been known to grow from four to six feet in a summer. They Send Forth suckers freely and this is also another objection to them. They grow Well in Joil so Barren that other Trees would die. So far no insects have attacked them in this country and if there Are any which attack them in China they have not yet migrated to this country. The Ailanthus tree has very Large compound leaves which somewhat resemble those of the Walnut Only they Are larger. Like the Kentucky Coffee tree and like All Trees which have Large compound leaves its branches look Clumsy in Winter. All of its braches Bend upward not one turns toward the Earth. The Beauty of the unfolding leaves is one of the sights of Spring time. The Tufts of Young leaves with their Bronze greens and madder Browns and Pale Green tips glow in a bra giant atmosphere like the wings a Golden pheasant. Bring 1le into the House put it into a proper vase set i in the sunlight and you have a bouquet with a color scheme rarely equalled. The Ailanthus is Short lived the trunk soon becomes hollow and a tree two and a half or three feet in diameter having every appearance of health and vigor will go Down be Foer a Strong wind Only to disclose theft it that it was simply a Shell. For this reason and others mentioned above i would hesitate to Lyscom men it for planting in our streets. Chas. S. Coons. Turkeys Are no longer turkeys they re Money says the Richmond item. Such is the conclusion arrived at when it is known that just Twenty of the big american Birds brought a return of ?72.63 to the lady who raised them. The average Price of the fowls was 3.63, which indicates that the poor Man must be contented with Only a look at that which occupies the Honor place at thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. Mrs. A. J. Mckinney residing on the farm recently owned by George Ebersole North of Centerville is the person receiving the great return for the fowls. They were sold to Wyne aerie of eagles and will be consumed on new year s Day when open House will be kept. For disturbing a salvation army language was used by him was under the influence of liquor he goes to jail for Twenty five Days. Sim m swept am wit false work of Structure damaged by Bridge. Pay Roll alone will reveal How Many were lost Bridge owned by traction system Sioss exceeds Quarter Trees live 1,600 Yetra and the Wood and to Etc of a single tree at to Anim sell for As much As $8,000. James Finch was fined fifteen dollars and costs amounting to Twenty five dollars this morning by mayor Barrows for disturbing a meeting of the salvation army. Finch was arrested last night. To entered a plea of guilty to the charge which was merely that of disturbing a religious gathering. The facts of the matter As they Are told by persons who were at the meeting which was disturbed Are that Finch on Christmas night strayed into the army Hall somewhat the worse for drink. While the religious exercises were in Progress he arose and in a loud voice poured Forth a Stream of language some of which was extremely obscene. Not having Money to pay his Fine he was committed to jail for Twenty five Days. St. Louis mo., dec. 31.�?three Hundred feet of the false Structure of the Mckinley Bridge now under construction across the Mississippi River was knocked out by an ice Jam at 5 o clock this evening. Sixty men were thrown into the River and some of them May have been drowned. One Hundred and thirty men were at work on the Structure when the Jam began to move. Seventy of them heard the warning snap of the timbers in time to escape to the steel work but sixty others went Down in the twisted mass of lumber. Engines fail into enter. Three hoisting engines and a quot traveler quot also went Down Imp riling the struggling men below. Captain John Short in charge of a tug and two barges Frozen in picked up forty of the men and got them ashore after a two hours Battle with the ice which is jammed six feet in Many places. Several times the Gorges threatened to crush the Tuc and several times the vessel nearly turned Turtle when forced upon the ice by the pressure behind it. Pay Roll Avill Tell Story. The Twenty men who were unable to reach the tug Are believed to have reached Shore across the floating ice floes but company officials say they will not know whether any lives were lost until to Morrow when the men will be paid off. The property loss is estimated at $250,000 and completion of the Bridge will be delayed several months. The Bridge is being built by the Illinois traction of miss de Janon is puzzling is raised whether Beautiful Young Ward of Mil Bonaire Buist is victim of infatuation for hotel Walter three times her age. Black hand gang new York police Nab Oliree More of them. New York dec. 31.�?by the arrest in Brooklyn to Day of three italians the police believe they have the leaders of a Black hand organization which has successfully levied tribute in this and other sections of the country for several years. Erasimo Rubino one of the men captured had been arrested twelve times before in connection with Black hand complaints but sufficient evidence to convict was lacking. Mem. Trying to choke John off slurring 6ullll at state fair grounds late yesterday. Four race horses burned float Jouy of Tipton heavy loser loss $25,000. Indianapolis dec. 31.�?horse barns f. G. And h., occupied by racing outfits at the state fair ground burned to the ground late yesterday afternoon causing a total loss of More than 25,000. Four race horses were burned together with three Complete outfits consisting of sullies harness Etc. Float Jolly a horseman living at Tipton ind., was a heavy loser As All the horses burned belonged to him. One of the horses was James a one of the most promising three year Olds in the state and for which Jolly was offered $12,000, but refused to sell. He also lost a stallion a quot Green quot horse which he valued highly and two yearlings which other horsemen said were Worth about 11,000 each. Besides his horses Jolly lost his racing outfit. Stable men saved eight of his string of twelve race horses. Foley s kidney remedy will cure any Case of kidney or bladder trouble that is not beyond the Veach of Medicine. It invigorates the entire system and strengthens the kidneys so they eliminate the impurities from the blood. Backache rheumatism. Kidney and bladder troubles Are All cured by this great Medicine. Commence taking at once and avoid Bright 8 disease and diabetes. Or. Abernathy the great English physician said quot watch your kidneys. When they Are affected life is in s. O. Mckernan it Fin freshly Cut off human head in not iii Bucacci. Had deep around in Back part found by Porter in big insurance building doctors had it. Atlanta ga., dec. 31.�?what apparently is a murder mystery was presented to the police today by the finding of a head of a White Man evidently freshly Cut from the body in a trash bucket in a Hall of the Prudential building one of the Large office structures in the business Section of the City. There is no clue to the Man s identity. The head was found by a negro Porter. As he emptied the trash can a human face rolled up to View and with a yell he dropped the bucket and ran. The head was neatly severed the fish clean Cut and the Bones sawed. A deep wound was found in the Back of the head As if a portion of the Skull had been blown away with a gun. It developed however that the head had been used in one of the medical offices in the building and had been Given to the janitor with instructions that it be burled. Caught in act alleged robber slain in Oklahoma was a baseball Umpire. Guthrie okla., Jan. 1.�?federal marshal John Abernathy and Deputy sheriff Chris Madson were in a Guy fight in the town of Harrah which resulted in the killing of Frank Quigg a Texas league baseball Umpire and Frank Carpenter and the wounding of j. B. Dilbeck who is in the methodist Hospital Here. The three men it is alleged were carrying out a plan to Rob the Harrah Bank Aud Post office a Tow they were caught. Philadelphia Jan. 1.�?questions that Are still puzzling the police Here and in new York Are whether miss Roberta b. De Janon the Beautiful sixteen year old granddaughter and heir of Robert Buist the millionaire seed merchant who disappeared from the Bellevue Stratford wednesday morning in the company of a waiter three times her age is the victim of an extraordinary infatuation or the chief sufferer in an elaborate extortion plot. Picked men from the various detective Headquarters with a battalion of pin Ertons who were set to work have dragged the Flats and tenements of this City new York Washington and Baltimore while Park guards in fair mount Park searched through the Snow along the Schul Kyll River in the belief that the girl May have killed herself there As she threatened in the last letter which she wrote her father before she left the apartments which she shared with her Grandfather and a governess at the Bellevue. No Trace of the girl or Frederick Cohen the waiter was found by the police who stand aghast at a series of revelations made by mrs. Julia Cohen wife of the miss ing waiter who was left destitute. Letters displayed by mrs. Cohen indicate a friendliness of several months and Clandestine meetings Between her husband and miss de Janon. Mrs. Cohen s continued silence during the proceeding of what she knew to be an unusual Friendship Between her husband and the girl has brought upon her the severe censure of miss de Janon s friends and the police. The contents of the letters their unusual phraseology and an investigation of Cohen s past record have left the police under the impression that the waiter All the while he was posing beautifully in the role of an Humble Friend of the Buist family was hatching a plot to Kidnap the girl in order to bleed her wealthy Grandfather for a big Reward on her return. So far the detectives Are not ready to accuse mrs. Cohen of any i rep quot of quot a part in this . Grandfather of the Ger in quot a a a at the Bellevue has thu of had Virtu ally h quot la iii. A i irr off and i inner ipod her. Quot i will keep up the search quot he Sai sadly quot As Long As i have a Dollar to pay det octives and now or any time she shall have the same Devotion Furcin me that she has always had. I Hue made Roberta my Ward and she was to have been my heir. And i think she needs me More now than Ever she did before. Cohen if it is shown that he took the child away shall receive the greatest punishment i can get for it has been shown that As soon As mrs. Cohen was notified of her husband s disappearance she rummaged through the clothes that he had left and an hour later staggered the detectives who had called her to the City Hall by showing a series of notes and letters alleged to have been written to her husband by miss de Janon. Out of an old coat of her husband s mrs. Cohen says she got a letter which shown the police a few hours after miss de Janon s disappear Ance set the detectives scurrying to new York. The note was written on a Sheet of letter paper bearing the hotel Imperial heading and bore the Date of last tuesday. It read As follows quot my dear papa on wednesday morning i will take my Fox terrier Tootsie for a walk. That will be tie last time i la be Here. I have two rings we can get $50 on and that is All. You armr your moustache and i la Wear my wig. You la split your sides laughing when you see me in that yellow wig. I am taking Tootsie because he was left to me by my dead Mother and i love him for her the letter bore no signature. Other notes shown by mrs. Cohen were said to have been written by the girl to Cohen. They were addressed to quot my Darling Fred quot or quot dear papa quot or quot dear the signatures when there were any were quot your Loving daughter quot or quot tour affectionate w sit Down on it Chicago gamblers invade the Hoosier state. The governor to act report that Bud White and his crowd had reopened the old Dearborn Pool room wire facilities to be in a restaurant. New York Jan. 1.�?a minute or two before Midnight last night when they were getting ready to celebrate the coming of the new year at a Broadway restaurant a woman s clothes caught on fire from a flying match head and before the flames were extinguished he was badly burned. She is mrs. Charles Ellis. Chicago Jan. 1.�?a Syndicate of Chi Cago gamblers openly defying Public sentiment in Chicago and the Laws o Indiana opened a poolroom Nea Clarks station. Ind., today. Advertise ments to this effect were scattered broadcast throughout the City and various suburbs yesterday the promoter plainly indicating that they fear no interference. Quot Calumet commission company quot is the name assumed by the clique of Gamester promoting the Deal. In tie advertisements which were printed in Racetrack cards and other sporting publications it was announced that the quot Calumet commission company would have an quot opening quot new year s Day and that transportation facilities would be afforded. While the Chicago gambling Cabal was thus brazenly declaring its intention of conducting a poolroom on the wide open plan within the jurisdiction of Indiana both governor Marshall of that state and sheriff Grant of Lake county were being urged to use their Power toward preventing the violation of the gambling Laws. Governor Marshall asserted that if the poolroom is opened he will take Steps to prevent either Telegraph or Telephone service being furnished. Sheriff Grant was less emphatic in his attitude saying that he intended to consult with state s attorney Charles Greenwald of Lake county. Quot you can rely upon me to do my duty quot he replied when asked if he intended to make any arrests. The site selected for the new gambling Headquarters is about two and a half acres in extent and is known As the old Dearborn Park poolroom. Both the Wabash and the Pennsylvania roads carry passengers directly to the place. Buildings have been refitted on an elaborate scale recently and practically All the leading gamblers in Chicago Are men Bers of the combination which proposes to do business there. Bud White is at the head of the Organiza ton and will be general superintendent of the Enterprise. Mont Tennes l. F. Mcginnis de Wagner and Patsy King Are other leading members of the company. Oak Park noted As a Community of Homes and churches has been made a Headquarters for the dissemination of Racetrack news. When information to this effect spread through the Village yesterday there were expressions of horror on the part of women while the men prepared to form a vigilance committee. Mont Tennes who has defied the efforts of the Chicago police for years to drive him out of the gambling business is declared responsible. Garrard takes Haniu Vincennes statesman says parly owes Kem nothing and intimates he is of rather Small calibre anyway. Indianapolis january 1.�?since the publication of an interview with John w. Kern in which the former democratic vice presidential candidate charged that votes were bought by the brewery interests to defeat him for United states senator there has been considerable discussion of his statements among democratic members of the legislature. Some of the members Are very much wrought up Over or. Kern s charges an among them is representative James Garrard of Vincennes democratic floor Leader in the House. Or. Garrard gave out a statement yesterday in which he declares that the democratic party owes or. Kern nothing. Or. Garrard demands of or. Kern the names of the eight members of the legislature whom it was charged were bought to defeat or. Kern for the United states Senate. Or. Garrard s statement is As follows quot three different times to my knowledge John w. Kern has broken into Public print since his defeat for United states senator each time making charges that he was sold out or that some other candidate bought enough of his men to defeat him. His first article appeared a Day or two after the democratic caucus last january the second came last fall when he stated his position As to the candidacy of or. Gauss for mayor of Indianapolis and the third appeared in the sunday Star of dec. 26. Quot the state at Large and the democrats in the legislature in particular knowing the size disposition and temperament of or. Kern were not surprised that he should belch Forth some of his fire soon after defeat. They were surprised however at the charges he made. Every one thought after his first break that he would soon get Over his soreness and get Back to his senses again but he seems to think he has done the proper thing and after a year has lapsed he is still in the same mood even making his charges stronger if any change. Value in a no Eitnier in farm tout lots or Small acre holdings. Self defense plea sustained. Evansville ind., Jan. 1.�?a jury in the Case of Christian Vogt charged with the murder of Louis Fox in a Saloon at Wadesville two months ago returned a verdict of not guilty. The Case was tried Here on a change of venue from Posey county. Vogt set up the plea of Kohlsaat h 0 bought the Chicago record Herald. J nine poll to in Law. New York Jan. 1.�?j. G. Collins has been eating and sleeping in the office of the superintendent of the highways on the sixteenth floor of the Park Row j building since wednesday night in an Effort to demonstrate by physical pos. Session that he is the lawful incumbent instead of George f. Scannel. New interurban Road planned. I Champaign 111., Jan. 1.�?following i a careful inspection of the proposed Kankakee. Urbana amp Charleston elec Trie line by or. Grifin of now York it is announced that Eastern men have it pledged $6,000,000 for the construction of the Road and that work will be by i fun in the Spring. Discussing the recent report of Secretary Wilson the st. Paul Pioneer press argues that there is no investment that can be made today that has a More promising future than one in american land whether it be in the shape of a farm or a City lot or a plot of ground in a suburb or in a Village. It says the comparatively Small remnant of land not already absorbed in private ownership is being rapidly taken up. It is so far away from nine tenths of the population that More Are turning their eyes toward holdings More accessible and to of Tain a share in which they need not necessarily operate themselves from communities and conveniences to which they have become attached. The gospel of rate ownership of a few acres As the surest guaranty of Independence and of safety against want. Is daily finding wider acceptance. So buyers multiply while there can be no increase in the Supply of land. The result must inevitably be a steady Advance in values. The decline in farm values noted several years ago in Eastern and Middle Western states was Whoy abnormal and the result of bad farming Only. The lessons taught on those same lands by silent Flo Farmers have checked the decline As it is found that there is scarcely an abandoned or rundown farm which can not by Arlen Tilc treat ment be restored to its former productivity and More

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