Herald and Review from Decatur, Illinois (2024)

of THE DECATUR DAILY HERALD. Friday, February 17, 1911. NEWS TODAY'S EVENTS. "The Newly Weds" at the Powers, evening. Vaudeville at The Bijou, afternoon and evening.

Continuous motion photo plays at The Nickel Bijou, Colonial and Nasawan. Church of the Brethren, revival service, evening. Grace M. E. church, revival service, evening.

Navarene church, revival service, evening. Colored voters' league meets in Traver hall, evenin. Jackson street school, Mothers' club meeting, 3 p. m. First Presbyterian church, ladies' aid society, 3 p.

m. Pugh street school, parents' meeting, night. Revival meeting at Wabash shops, noon. East Side Christian church, teachers' meeting with Mrs. Mary Rambo, 525 East avenue.

First Christian church, all-day meeting of Seventh ward ladies' aid. German M. E. church, choir rehearsal, evening. Free M.

E. cottage prayer meeting, evening. Office of First Baptist church, free clinic. 5 to 6 p. m.

Antioch Baptist, church, Willing Workers Mrs. McClelland Jones, 1164 North Main street. First Baptist church, regular meeting of finance committee in church office, 7:30 p. m. Roach school, meeting of parents' club, 3 p.

m. First Congregational church, monthly 1 fellowship supper and meeting of pastoral committee. Y. W. C.

A. Young Woman's Bible club supper and lesson. Fraternal and Union. Oneta Council, No. 56, D.

of Red Men's hall, special entertainment. Golden Oak Legion, No. 2904, N. P. G.

A. R. hall. Macon Lodge, No. 8, A.

F. A. special communication for work, 7:30 p. m. Pride Tabernacle of Decatur, D.

of 148 Merchant street, 2:30 p. m. Winona Tribe, No. 274, I. O.

R. 257 North Main street. Decatur District Court, No. 39, C. O.

K. of P. hall, Powers' building, Martha Washington party. Iron Moulders' Union, No. 423, Eagles' hall.

Liberty. Lodge, B. of I. Water and Wood streets. Amalgamated Sheet Metal Workers' Union.

Decatur Temple, P. No. 137, Main and William streets. Decatur Council, No. 16, R.

S. M. Eldorado Temple. 7:30 p. m.

CITY BRIEFS. Born to Mr. and. Mrs. Earl Casey, West Forest avenue, Thursday, Feb.

16, son. The women of the Second Presbyterian church met in the church yesterday for an all-day quilting. The meeting was well attended. The case of Guy Randolph against members of the Kappa Delta Chi fraternity for harboring a vicious bulldog. was yesterday morning in Justice Waddell's court until continued.

February 25. The French and English classes met for the weekly lesson at the Y. W. C. A.

last night. The Young Woman's Bible club will meet for supper this evening. Following the supper the study of "The King and His Kingdom" will be continued. Eighteen members of the choir of the East Side Christian church met last night for rehearsal in the home of Miss Clara Rister. 226 North Stone street.

The choir and the male quartet rehearsed the anthem, which they will give at the church dedicatory services soon to be held. The choir will meet with Miss Rister again next week. Abe Martin RU 191 HEw MACKEREL A feller allus speaks o' goin' with widder like it wuz somethin' A smart. I hate t' eat by a feller that holds his arms like a snare drumer. ENTERTAINMENT OF MODERN AMERICANS Largely Attended In G.

A. R. Hall Last Evening--Other Fraternal Events. hundred and five persons attended the entertainment given by the Modern American Lodge in the G. A.

R. hall last night. The program was as follows: Piano solo, Miss Ruth Bivens. Reading, Rose Fry. Solo and accompanyment, Edna Kiser and Florence Peirson.

Reading, Laura Ricketts. Solo, Margaret Riggins. Blackface sketch, Kearns. Solo, Master Neal Arrington. Kaw quartet.

Pantomine, "Jesus Lover of My Soul," Laura Ricketts. iolin solo, John Reed. Refreshments were served. At the regular meeting before the entertainment five candidates were initiated. U.

C. T. Visit Tuscola. A party of 14 members of the U. C.

T. went to Tuscola yesterday on the 11:30 a m. train. They were entertained at the home of Mrs. I.

Held. A 1 o'clock luncheon was served to the guests. Mrs. Held's home was prettily decorated in purple, ye llow and white. party returned to Decatur in the evening, leaving Tuscola at 7:30.

Bids were to have been openede at Father Teppe's. rectory last evening for the new church, but will not be opened until the latter part of the month, according to Father Teppe, rector of St. James Catholic church. The directors of the Anna B. Millikin home and Macon County Industrial School for Girls have secured the use of Good Housekeeping magazine.

All subscriptions taken for this magazine in the city of Decatur or vicinity will be turned over to this school. Coeur de Leon Lodge, No. 17, K. of P. Coeur de Leon Lodge, No.

17, Knights of Pythias, last evening in the Powers building. The Rank of Knight was bestowed upon five candidates from Elwin. Considerable enthusiasm is manifested by members relative to the trip to Clinton, February 28, to the district convention of Macon, Piatt and DeWitt counties. The grand officers of the state will be present at the convention. A regular school of instruction in recruit work will be given at the evening service.

Several members of the Pythian sisters and members of the Home Guards of America surprised Mrs. Mattie B. Wilson yesterday afternoon at her home, 428 East William street, in honor of her birthday. They brought refreshments with them. Canton Decatur No.

141, I. 0. 0. F. met last evening.

Independent club, I. N. A. met at the K. P.

hall in the Powers building yesterday afternoon for drill. The club is forming a team to compete in the contests this spring and summer. Progress Rebecca Lodge, No. 141, Beaumanoir commandery No. 9, K.

P. Pythagorus Company, No. 2, U. R. K.

and Decatur Court, No. 243, Tribe of Ben Hur, transacted routine business last night. Decatur Chapter O. E. S.

met in regular session last evening. C. O. F. No.

27, met last evening. Decatur Lodge, No. 48. M. A.

F. O. met last night in regular monthly ses. sion. INSURANCE MEN ENJOY BANQUET Fifty-four persons attended the annual banquet of the Decatur General Agency of the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance company that was held at the Y.

M. C. A. last night. The opera house orchestra, under the direction of Prof.

Robert. Walters, furnished the music evening. The menu for the dinner was as follows: Oyster co*cktail. Consomme Celery Olives Baked Trout Potato Balls Fillet of Beef Browned Sweet Potatoes, Hot Rolls Butter Lettuce Salad Neapolitan Ice Cream Cake Bobbons Cheese Wafers Coffee withe James following M. program Cowan as was toast- given master: "The Northwestern in W.

Stevens. Northwestern in the United H. O. Williams. "The Silent Owen Scott.

"Life Insurance from the Lawyer's C. LeForgee. "Capitalizating Your Income' Crosthwait. "Possibilities of Country S. Keener.

CONGREGATIONAL FELLOWSHIP SUPPER The monthly fellowship supper for the members of the church and congregation of the First Congregational church will be given in the church tonight. This will be the last fellowship supper at which the members will have Rev. Mr. Gammon with them before he goes away. It is expected that every family of the church will be represented at the meeting, an attendance of 200 people being expected.

A chicken pie supper will be served. The women will use for the first time their new range. which which was installed in the basem*nt Wednesday. The range is a large 10- burner, gas, hotel range. The decorations will be of patriotic colors, appropriate to Washington's birthday anniversary.

The supper will be followed by a social hour, and a program will be given. GEORGE A. STADLER FILES HIS PETITION George A. Stadler, candidate for mayor, filed his petition with City Clerk Albert Leach yesterday. Stadler's petition contained just 25 names.

Three candidates for commissioner also filed their petitions yesterThey were Lanterman, David T. Park and I. J. Chronister. BANKRUPT SALE OF CLOTHING A WINNER -The people of Decatur and vicinity are certainly alive to the bargain possibilities of a genuine bankrupt sale.

The crowds that daily throng, the big bankrupt clothing sale Soltz clothing stock at 122 Merchant street show that where you show the people bargains in good quality merchandise there they are bound to go. The Mitchell Mercantile company certainly deserves the thanks of the community for placing this magnificent stock clothing and furnishings on sale in Decatur and at such sacrifice prices. Their advertisem*nts are free from exaggeration and misrepresentation and that is why the public has confidence in them, and in many cases travel 50 miles to attend their sale. Read Page 11 in this edition for tomorrow's wonderful bargain offerings. WEDDINGS WHITE-DALEY.

Harlan White and Miss Flosie N. Daley were yesterday at p. m. by Rev. married.

Gammon at his residence, 436 West Eldorado street. Mr. White is employed as molder at the Central Iron company. Mr. and Mrs.

White will make their home at 512 North Water street. DAVIS-HOCKER. Willis E. Davis and Miss Lena E. Hocker were married at 6 o'clock Wednesday evening at the home of the bride's parents, Mr.

and Mrs. S. A. Hocker, one mile east of Elwin. The ceremony was performed by Rev.

Mr. Housman, pastor of the Methodist church, at Elwin. After the ceremony a three course luncheon was served. The bride's gown was of white silk mull and she carried a bouquet of pink carnations. Those present were Mr.

and Mrs. S. A. Hocker, Mr. and Mrs.

E. Davis, Mr. and Mrs. J. J.

Hill, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Mullen, Rev.

and Mrs. Housman and family, Bertha, Flossie and Raymond Davis, Fern, Lottie, Mary and Arlie Hocker. Mr. and Mrs. Davis received many useful and pretty present.

They will reside on a farm west of Elwin. COOPER-FISHER. Harry L. Cooper of Oreana, and Miss Grace M. Fisher of Decatur, were married by Rev.

O. W. Lawrence in the parsonage of the Central Church of Christ Wednesday at 4:30 p. m. The couple was accompanied by Mr.

and Mrs. J. C. Turner and Miss Florence Fisher. Mr.

Cooper is a farmer. Following a trip to Chicago, they will go to housekeeping on a farm near Oreana. FOREMAN-HUFF. Oreana. FOREMAN-HUFF.

Miss Pearl' Huff and Guy L. Foreman of Hammond, were married by Rev. O. W. Lawrence in his home Weda.

m. The couple will live in Hammond. QUERREY-GRINDOL. QUERREY-GRINDOL. John Q.

Querrey and Miss Florence Grindol, both of Argenta, were married at 11 a. m. yesterday in the Decatur hotel parlors by Rev. I. W.

Longenbaugh of Argenta. The following relatives of the couple witnessed the ceremony and attended a wedding dinner which was served following the wedwing: Mrs. F. R. Querry of Argenta, John Grindol and son Paul Grindol, of Argenta, and Miss Pearl Craig of Decatur.

The couple left for Chicago for a brief honeymoon trip. They will live on a farm north of Argenta. Mr. Querson of F. R.

Querrey of Decatur. Mrs. Querrey is the daughter of John Grindol of Argenta. She was a student in Millikin university last year. STATISTICAL MATTERS WARRANTY DEEDS.

William M. Martin to Mary A. Phares lot 3, A. G. Webber's addition of outlots: 1500.

Lillian G. Martin to Mary A. Phares lot 2, A. G. Webber's addition of outlots; $4500.

Joseph G. Bixby to L. H. Alvord, lot 5, Oak Crest addition; $6000. Jacob A.

Adams to Laura J. Wucherpfennig, lot 12, block 11, Riverside Place; $1600. William E. Gilbert to Samuel J. Stewart east one-half lot 1, Jesse Lockhart's addition; $2000.

Sarah J. Albright to Effie G. Jay, lot 16. Rosedale allotment; $150. William H.

Reed to ellie Camp, lot 14, P. P. Laughlin's addition to Decatur: $1. Thomas Fauber to George J. Thomas, lot 22, block 5, Enterprise addition; $1200.

MARRIAGE LICENSES. Harlan White, Decatur 20 Flossie Daley. Decatur 19 Consent of B. F. White, father of Harlan White.

John Q. Querrey, Argenta 21 Floe Grindol, Argenta 18 Melvin Funk, Oakley 25 Bessie Clark, Decatur 18 BIRTHS. Born, to Mr. and Mrs. C.

R. Grubbs, 1567 South Franklin street, Wednesday, a daughter. orn, to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Hall, 703 East Cantrell street, Tuesday, a son.

Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Louis Sackville, 1735 North Railroad avenue, Wednesday, a daughter. Children who have Grape Nuts With cream or milk For the cereal part of Their morning meal Can study better, and Do not get faint and Hungry before noon. Grave- Nuts is easy to digest And a perfectly balanced food For body and brain.

"There's a Reason." Postum Cereal Battle Creek Mich, DEATHS AND FUNERALS THEODORE GARVER. The of the sudden death announcement, at Jacksonville, was received in this city yesterday. The message did not give the cause of his death. The funeral will be held at he Garver church. The other announcements to be made later.

JAMES M. BEERBOWER James M. Beerbower of Springfield died Monday evening at his home in Springfield. He was a brother-in-law of John DeFratus of Decatur and is remembered by many as the man who took charge of the court house building here. MADISON BRADSHAW.

Madison Bradshaw, 86 years old, died in the family home in Harristown yesterday at 4:30 of infirmities of old age, complicated with chronic bronchitis. He had been a resident of Harristown township for more than 20 years. Mr. Bradshaw was born in Huron, Ohio, March He was a veteran of the Miexican war serving in many skirmishes, and was also in several battles with the Indians. He had lived in Illinois about 35 years.

Since his residence in Harristown, he was engaged in the carpentering and contracting business. He also served several years as justice of the peace of Harristown township. Besides his aged wife, he leaves five children, 29 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. The children are, Mrs. Mary O.

Miller, East Herkimer street, Samuel Bradshaw, 645 South Oakland avenue and F. C. Bradshaw 735 North Broadway street, all of Decatur, and John H. Bradshaw and James Bradshaw of Harristown. Mr.

Bradshaw was highly respected in the community in which he lived for so many years. He was a member of the Harristown Christian church. The funeral will be held in the Christian church at 2 p. m. Saturday.

The burial will be in the Harristown cemetery. CLAUDE LANE. The funeral of Claude Lane will be conducted in the family home, 938 East Eldorado street, at 8 a. m. today.

The body will be taken. to Lincoln at 9:18 a. over the Illinois Central railroad for burial. Funeral services also will be held in Lincoln at 2:0 p. m.

Members of the Redmen lodges of the city will attend the services in a body. GEORGE S. CRABTREE. George S. Crabtree, the month-old son of Mr.

and Mrs. William Crabtree of Maroa died in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Milnes, 1401 North Water street, yesterday at 5 a. m.

Death was caused by bowel trouble. Mr. and Mrs. Crabtree live in Maroa and were visiting in the Milnes home, when the child took sick and died, Funeral services will be conducted in the Milnes home at 2:30 p. m.

today. The body will be taken to Maroa at 3:30 p. m. on a special interurban car. The burial will be in the Maroa cemetery.

VALENTINE ROTH. Valentine Roth, 85 years old, father of Mrs. T. F. Gleason, died in the Gleason home, 907 West Main street, yesterday at' 6 a.

m. of infirmities incident to old age. He had been in poor health for several months and had been confined to bed for more than three months. Roth has lived in Decatur for the last seven years making his home with his daughter. His wife died several years ago.

He leaves the following children, Mrs. Mary Winholtz, and Mrs. Thomas F. Gleason of Decatur, Herman Roth of Grand Island, Mrs. Lou Slatery Winfield, and August Roth of Assumption.

The body will be taken to Assumption, the former home, Saturday morning over the Illinois Central railroad for burial. THEODORE GARVER Theodore Garver, 32 years old, died in the sanitarium in Jacksonville yesterday of a complication of diseases. He had been confined the institution for one and one one-halt years. He was the son of Mrs. Sarah M.

Garver, who resides about seven miles northeast of Decatur. His father, John M. Garver, died about three years ago. Besides his mother, leaves two brothers, Edward Garver Decatur William Garver, residing northeast of Decatur in the Garver neighborhood, and one sister, Mrs. Mabel Delay of Cairo.

Mr. Garver was unmarried. When he was FELLOWSHIP SUPPER LARGELY ATTENDED Pre-Anniversary Celebration of Washington's Birthday at the First Baptist Church. Between 150 and 175 persons attended the fellowship supper given last night in the church dining room to members of the First Baptist church by members whose names begin with the letters and F. The dining room was tastil decorated for the occasion in national colors, the event being a pre-anniversar celebration of Washington's birthday.

A program of toasts were given during the supper. Attorney F. R. Wile was toastmaster. Mr.

Wile represented George Washington and Mrs. Mary L. Freeman represented Martha Washington. Both were attired in Colonial costume. The following responses were given: "Martha Washington," rs.

Mar L. Freeman. "Washington," Claire Hutchin. "Lincoln," Rev. J.

F. Mills. "Lowell," J. W. Carter.

Following the supper a musical gram was given in the Sunday school rooms. Vocal numbers were given Miss. Mollie Drobisch, and Miss ser. Miss Lucile Loring Evans also read several selections. One of the features of the supper was the entertainment provided in a large cherry tree.

The unique entertainment consisted of persons attempting to pin cherries on the tree while blindfolded. A guessing contest, also was conducted. NEW LIGHTING SYSTEM APPROACHES COMPLETION The much-talked of new municipal lighting plant will be put in order for partial service within the next month. It said that the circuit of street lights in the central part of the city will be started by March 15. The engines which will arrive in De Decatur in a few weeks, are manuengines have capacity carrying factured in Ridgeway, Poor four from 600 to 800 street lights on the various circuits.

For the last four weeks many complains have been made against the poor street lighting in various parts of the city. Especially in the northwest part of the city, the street lighting has been poor. On North Church, Union and College streets from the 600 block north there has been no lights for several nights. Even on other streets, where the lights burn intermittently, the citizens will welcome the new lighting ARRESTS FOR DRUNKENNESS. 107 908 109 $10 $11 August 02 20 62 213 September 74 32 71 193 October 95 40 103 187 November 85 52 89 164 Jan.

...61 38 36 64 118 Feb. 1 ......4 1 Feb. 2 Feb. 3 Feb. Feb.

4.......1 Feb. 6........0 I Feb. 1. Feb. Feb.

9 Feh. 12 Feb. 11 3 Feb. 18. .3 Feb.

Feb. Feb. 16 15 .....0 .0 OH sent to the sanitarium, W. J. Magee was appointed conservator of the esstate.

Mr. Magee received a message yesterday morning announcing the death. The body will arrive in Decatur at 10:50 today and will be taken to Dawson's undertaking establishment. The funeral will be conducted in the Garver church. RETIRED ADMIRAL DEAD.

BOSTON, Feb. 16-Rear Admiral Arthur P. Nazro, United States Navy (retired) died at his home in Jamaica Plain today. He was born in Wisconsin in is 1848. Admiral Nazro retired in 1910 from falling health after two ears' duty in the Philippines.

Town Talk. -Powers Theatre. Tonight The Newiyweds Sixty and a half People. -MAIENTHAL TAILORS. -Tonight At.

The Powers Theatre. 604 People -We wish to extend our most heartfelt thanks to friends for the kindness in our bereavement and for offerings of the late Richard H. Fergufloral son. R. H.

FERGUSON. W. G. AND R. E.

FERGUSON. -National Protectve Legion. Members cf No. 1842 and 2278, National Protective legion, will meet in the office of the Citizens' Title and Trust company building from 2 to 4 p. m.

today, to consider relating to the membership comatsers -YOU PAY A LITTLE MORE FOR CLOTHES THAT DENZ MAKES, BUT-The cowboy reunion at the Nesawan theater Monday. See Sunday Herald. -DOLLY MADISON. The best 5c cigar. Try one.

-Good mahogany piano. Easy terms. Suffern, 2nd floor, 351 N. Water. -The Newlyweds and Their Baby at the Powers Theatre Tonight 604 People IN THE THEATERS.

"The Newly. Weds." It is safe to say that nine out of every ten people who read that George McManus' Newlyweds' baby was coming to The Powers' tonight, wonder how on earth even a fair musical comedy could De written around baby whose total vocabulary was "Da-da." But it has been done, and the result is a screamingly funny production. The man who wouldn't laugh the tears into his eyes at the antics of two of the people in the caste must be either a misanthrope or tomorrow is his last day of grace on a $300 note. These two humoresque artists are little Napoleon Newlywed himself, as played by James E. Rosen, and Adolph Nichol, a German waiter.

If there is a funnier Dutch comedian on the AUGUSTINE QUALITY In Glasses means comfort to the wearer, as well as elegance in appearance. We have over fifteen thousand names of satisfied customers on our books. Is YOURS there. If you need glasses, or suffer with your eyes it will pay you to call and investigate our methods. Sixteen years on Water Street.

AUGUSTINE, Optician 143 N. Water St. (Chodat's Book Store.) stage, we don't bellege, there is, he ought shades to of be getting a week. And -his name is George Murphy! Marco the seventeenth The evolution of the baby from a McManus pen Newlyweds sketch into a gale of laughter and ink possible by little is made Mr. Rosen's ful and versatile humor.

delight. Napoleon Newlywed and He plays Knott Much, then Major substituted for Napoleon when who 1: an abbreviation, latter is stolen. the renovators is these two dyspepsia Surrounding a large clever people and a company 01 ing girls. pretty lot of danc. CHANCE RETURNS.

CHICAGO, Feb. 16-Manager Chance of the Chicago returned National league clut to toda from Glendora, ing began preparations for the trainCalif. trip of the team. West of the club will Members leave for Baden, Feb. 26.

Most Brides Are Happy When the wedding presents begin coming in. All brides are happy when the presents come from Barber's We have Cut Glass Hand Painted China, Solid Silver The very best the market affords. Special Prices Telephone and mail orders solicited. E. E.

Barber The Bride's Favorite Jeweler 105 N. Water St. Decatur Produce Co FRIDAY and SATURDAY Specials Guaranteed Fresh Eggs, per 18c Eggs, Guaranteed 2 dozen Fresh 35c Fresh Country Butter, per PLENTY OF POULTRY, Live or Dressed. Full supply of fresh river. and lake fish -Channel cat, buffalo, sun-perch, eels, lake trout and halibut.

Also oysters. Decatur Produce Co 535 N. Morgan 'Old Phone 3089. Auto. 1748.

Until March 1st, We Close at 5:30 P. Excepting Saturdays. The Wm Gushard Dry Goods Co. Again Today We Offer these Sensational Bargains in Woolen Dress Fabrics AT LESS THAN MILL PRICES ALL est day prices yesterday, the women were eagerly buying wool dress goods in our advertised sale at the lowever quoted in Decatur. When you stop to consider what phenomenal values we had assembled it is little wonder that women should buy these pretty fabrics for future use (as many have done).

While we are actually selling these goods at less than mill prices, we are accomplishing our -reducing our stock to its proper level. The sale continues today and Saturday, if necessary, and every woman who was not in attendance yesterday, should plan to come today. One thing is assured -You will find values and prices exactly as we represent them. 50c FOR WOOL GOODS WORTH TO $1.50. 75c FOR DRESS GOODS WORTH TO $2.00.

An unlimited selection in Fancy Suitings in light and dark Some of the finest fabrics ever shown in Decatur are to be saccolors are included in this bargain lot. You can choose from rificed. Such as Imported Silk Mohairs, 44 inches wide, in such staple weaves as panama, serge, batiste and poplin. The blue, brown, green, tan and black grounds in checks and stripes. light grounds in black and white, tan, blue and green in Also fancy Wool Novelties in plain and fancy weaves 44 to 54 fancy stripes.

Also dark grounds in fancy weaves. pretty inches wide. These high grade fabrics are actually These regular cloths $1.50 measure values; a 42 and 44 inches wide, 50c this worth sale up to a $2.00 yard, a yard, and they go in 75c at,.

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