“Be ye doers and not sayers only.”
VOL. 3, NO. 41. SPRING-FIELD, ILL., SATURDAY. N'OVEMBER 3, 1906. 15C A MONTH
ROY R REECE
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Roy R. Reece, the Republican
candidate for County Treasurer
should receive your vote Tues
day. He is welt known and well
qualified for the place, he is a
Springfield young man and de
serves your support. We wish
to ask that you aid in his elec
News From Petersburg.
Alex Wade is visiting in
Henry Hughes and wife visited
relatives in Springfield last
C. B. Davis and William E.
Penick were the guests of A. M.
Williams in Springfield, Sunday.
Mrs. Sarah Vaughn and her
mother, Mrs. Ellen Mitchell, are
visiting relatives in Iudiauapolis,
Miss Miller who was visiting
her sister Mrs. Chas. Gaines, re.
turned to Jacksonville last week.
Capt. Robt. Gray of Flora,
transacted business here with C.
Bi Davis, last Wednesday.
Frank Dixon and wife have re
turned from their visit in Buffalo
Landon Davis is visiting in
Kansas City this week
St. Paul Sewing Society.
The Woman’s Sewing Circle
met Thursday with Mesdames
Jackson and Brown at the church
lor the purpose of finishing the
quilt in the frames. Quite a
pleasant afternoon was spent
there being fifteen ladies pres
ent. The following officers were
elected.Mesdames C. Smith, as
sistant secretary, Alice White,
chairman of buying committee;
Jennie Morrison, chairman cut
The Circle will give an oyster
supper Thurs ay, November 15,
in the lecture room. Further
After being served ■with lun
cheon by the entertaining ladies,
the Circle adjourned to meet
with Mrs. Jones, the president,
next Thursday on S. 19th street.
Thursday, the 8, there will be
given at. St. Paul church, a New
England dinner by Gen. Green’s
division Dinner will be served
from 6 to 9 p. m. Come and en
joy the forsrunner of the Thank
g, ving dinner.
Miss Mary Dyer returned
home last Saturday from Chicago
where she spent about six weeks
A merry crowd of young peo
ple spent Hollovve’en in a noctur
nal party at the home of William
Russell in honor of Mr. and Mrs.
Miss Ruth Rudolph spent Sun.
day with her s ster. Mrs. Bud
There will be a grand coon and
o'possum supper given Nov. 6,
by Messrs. James Hummer and
Ben Orendorff at A. L. Salmon’s
hall on Broadway.
William Davis was happily
united in manage to Miss Reily
Robison Sunday, Oct. 28. at the
H. C. Pruitt
For County Superintendent
Election, Tuesday, Nov. 6, ’06.
Lincoln News Notes.
? We are still sending in new
names for the Forum. Let me
send in your name ouly 15c a
Little Johnnie Orendorff has
been removed from the hospital
to his home.
Mrs. Booker Bentley is still
very low at her home and her
recovery is not expected.
Miss Nellie Rudolph spent
Sunday at home. She will prob
ably return to Bloomington Sun
home of the groom in Greenview,
Ben Orendorff spent Sunday in
If you hear the wedding bells
ring again, don’t be alarmed.
M:ss Bessie Ross attended the
wedding at Grandview, Ind.
Te Baptist revival closed last
Parents should take warning
and keep their children at home
Andrew Harden who served in
the Spanish-American war will
I probably be taken to the Sol
diers’ Homi ,it Danville from Hot
Hon. Ben F. Caldwell
Candidate for Congress from
this, the 21st Congressional dis
trict, who is the people’s friend
and whose support comes from
parties, factions and classes, re
gardless, color or position.
Politics Heard on The Streets.
A* the democratic rally last
Friday night many blood and
thunder bursts of oratory were
indulged iu and for the main
part the spell-binders of dusky
hue, dwelt upon the good graces
of the present city administra
tion. Then there was the ever
prevailing display of misappro
priated English, which naturally
tended to weaken the cause they
were trying to espouse. The
teaciiiugs ot the Bible were free
ly quoted, Shakespeare and
every other peer, were the sour
ces from which elaborated effu
sions were belched forth, embel
lished with saloon phraseology,
etc. And yet we have been ask
ed to do it justice. Well we have.
Judge Murray’s talk was sensi
They say that Smulki nor
Piotro’wski are meeting with
much favor so far as the voters
are conCerned. If the voter do
not favor them, they will lose.
It is rumored that after next
Tuesday, candidates for the
spring election will bob up like
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