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Tl llAY, JANUARY 12, 1911.
THE SOUTH BEND NEWS-TIMES.
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WATER SYSTEM IS
NOW COMPLETED
Mayor Mitchel Touches Button
That Blows Up Last Shoulder
of Rock for New York's!
New Plant.
PRIMARY RILL
BEFORE SENATE
Sen. Sherman Prepares Meas
ure Providing For Election
of Delentaes to National
Convention.
NF:V YKK. Jan. 1.:. Aft. r M-ven
ycirs .f lal..r :xv. l th -; -luliture of
about J 1 '.:'. !.". th- n-vv Msh-in
by v. hif h th i t : f ! i u;it-r s-ipply will
bo brought a litanct- f inr- tnan
100 mil'-s to thi rity, l.-'a:ne a fact
Monday vh n Mauir Mith! pl;u el
his linger upon an ectrir. button and
blew out th" laht l;irriT In the Cats
kill HfJi!-dUrt.
IIow v r, vnt-r will not te flowing
through the bore for somo tirr. yet.
Acc:oiniani-fl by :iirnl.Ts of his rab
inet and iii-n not 1 in civic affairs,
Mayor Mitchrl went to l.'Oth St.,
whcrfl simple c:fr'monis took pla( .
Thu work of holing through th
tunnel had been pr;'.etkIly coni;lt-il
Saturday hut it was d'-idfd t wait
until Monday before the linal blast
wan t!rfd.
Attir d in oilskins Mayor Mitch 1
accoinpaniMl b Charles Strauss, John
Ij. (ialvin and Charles N. Chadwick of
the board of atr supply, ds--mh'd
more than 400 feet Into shaft nin
and insp-ct-d th- rmainintr shoulder
of rook. Th n the party retreated to
a. safe di-tanee and the blast was
lired. Ah the three-foot bde was
penetrated the laborers set up a wild
cheer in whbh the city od'uials and
distinguished visitors joined. Two
hundred pounds of dynamite were
fired.
Tho completion of the reat water
system marks the construction of an
engineering feat next in importance
to tho Panama canal. The work was:
carried on by an arrny of 23,000 work
men. Of this number '2S?, were kill
ed by blasts and collapses of rock
while SC3 were injured in various
way?.
TUMBLING ONLY
PLAY TO ARABS
Lads Appearing at Orphcir.ii This
Week SjHnt Tliroe Year-, in
Athletics.
GJ
G
STS NEW EL,1
FROM DESIGNER
llcv. 31. C. Urale is Recipient or New
Iesij;n as Approved Ily
Prcs. Wilson.
CHURCH SOCIETIES TO
AID IN THE REVIVALS
Will Try to Increase the Attendance
at Meeting at the I'irst Meth
mlist Church.
Various societies of the Firrt Meth
odist church will take an active part
in the revival services at that church
this week and will help to arouse in
terest in the meetings. It is planned
to have these societies attend in a
body and work up interest among the
other members'.
The Young People's society will at
tend tonight and a large attendance
is expected. On Wednesday ni.ht the
women's society will be in charge
while the llrotherhood on Thursday
night and the Sunday school on Fri
day night will try to set new marks in
attendance. Itev. Henry L. Davis
will deliver a sermon at each of the
services.
Ilev. Mr. Davis in his sermon Mon
day nitrht spoke on "Hehold I Stand
at the Door and Knock." lie said that
1irist's admonition "knock and it
shall be opened unto you" was re
versed in numerous cases and it was
Christ who was standing at the door
find knocking. He wanted to enter
men'.M hearts. He cautioned his hear
ers that unless they permitted Him to
enter, they would live to i egret it.
There was one conversion Monday
night while on Sunday night eight
people accepted the faith.
KlfL.i:i II Y T I LA IN".
IAPOKTH. Ind.. Jan. 1:. Peter
Rlonaka of DeLong, Ind.. driving
home Sunday night in the blinding
storm, was struck at a crossing near
his home by a Chicago Sc Erie train
and instantly killed.
WASHlXCTfi.V, Jan. 1 A bill
prepared by Sen. Sherman of Illinois
providing for the popular election of
d b r it s to national conventions, the
election of national committeemen
and the regulation of national con
ventions was introduced Monday by
Sen. Weeks.
S-n. Sherman's bill provides ' that
existing state primary election laws
apply to the election of delegates and
alternates and specifics a manner of
lection for states that have no pri
mary laws.
Representation in a national con
vention's hall consists of one dele
gate and one alternate for every 100,
loto votes cast for each political party
in a stilt- for president. But each po
litical party shall . have at least one
delegate and one alternate for each
congressional district in each state.
Kach political party that cast more
than J .",000 votes for president in a
state shall have two delegates and two
alternates at large for each congress
man at large, and each political par
ty that cast fewer than l!5,0(M) votes
for president in a state shall have one
delegate and one alternate at large for
each congressman at large.
In the case of a state which has no
primary law, the national committees
shall incorporate in their calls for
nominating conventions a requirement
that all expressions of preference for
presidential candidates, and the se
lection of delegates and alternates
shall be made through a primary elec
tion conducted by the party organiza
tion in each state.
Any political organization which
cast five per cent of all the votes cast
for president at the last preceding
election of which proposed candidates
for president and vice president by pe
tition signed by 5,000 electors, shall
be deemed a national political party.
ASK NEW TRIAL FOR
LIZZIE VAN RIPER
Arguments were heard Monday
morning in the superior court on the
motion for a new trial for Lizzie Van
Ripe:, now in the county jail, follow
ing her conviction on the charge of
performing a criminal operation.
Attorneys for Mrs. Van Riper at
tacked two instructions which were
given the jury, as improper, and on
that ground asked the new trial. Act
ing Judge Seehirt announced he would
take the matter under advisement
and give his decision probably Tuesday.
FARMER SAYS HE HELPED
LYNCH MAN 27 YEARS AGO
MONTieEL,L,Of 111.. Jan. 13.
Friends of Reason Trigg. C4. a for
mer Plat county farmer, set about to
secure his release from jail .Monday,
following his arrest on his confession
that he helped lynch Henry Wildman
I here 27 vears ago.
Wildman was taken from the county
jail by a mob of 200 angry citizens
before he had been convicted of kill
ing his wife. None of the mob was
recognized and the lynching of Wild
man was almost forgotten. Trigg de
clared that his conscious had troubled
him ever since. He refused to Impli
cate anv other members of the mob.
A small boy in Morocco is not a
very important person, or a very in
teresting one when thought of a way
off there, but Mustafa, Mohammed
and Haraado, when tumbling on the
Orpheuin stage with Miss Emma
Francis, in her whirlwind dances are
different.
Their oriental costumes, brown
skins, raven hair fcd big smiling
brown eyes save them a decidedly
foreign appearance, but their manner
was quite like the average American
child as they told of their distant
homes and native customes. They
are all older than their size and man
ner indicate and while they seem
small and almcst delicate, they are
in reality remarkably strong with
wonderful power of endurance, being
especially strong in the trunk and
arms.
How did they happen to come to
this country? What was their prep
aration for their work? Are they
going to stay here? What was their
life and what are their ambitions?
Life in Morocco is very different,
they said. The houses are low and
white and not at all like ours. Tum
bling and acrobatic work are natural
to them. The work of their act is
very much like their games. About
three years before they came to this
country they entered the school of
Sie Hassan Ben Ali. where they were!
taught reading, writing and numbers
and at the same time were strength
ened and instructed in the greater
secrets of tumbling. Three years is
long enough to become sufficiently ex
pert In their art to secure a contract.
At the end of that time if they show
sufficient talent, Sie Hassan Ben Ali
makes a contract with the f.ither by
which they are brought to this coun
try and positions secured for them
under his protection. In turn he is
under a bond to ensure their safety.
The boys are wonderfully enthusias
tic over their work and when asked
If they wanted to do what they were
doing they replied in the affirmative.
What will you do after you have work
ed a long while and made a lot of
money? was asked. We want to buy
gardens in our country and live there
always, was the reply.
"The girls go to school only to
learn to sew," they said.
Miss Francis is a charming Ameri
can girl, born and bred in the profes
sion. Her act with the boys is ab
solutely unique. She has been able
to keep it nearly seven years, but of
course, is careful to introduce new
features so that it never grows en
tirely old. She not only keeps up with
the present but predicts the future.
Her novel featuro at present is her
Futurist dancing. She is a pupil of
the Russian school. Her dream is
undoubtedly a ranch in Colorado, as
she is a native of that state, while
her boys see between the whirls of
their dancf a verdant and blooming
spot on the edge of Allah's garden.
Rev. Merriit C. Reale of South
Rend is one of the first men in the
United States to get one of the new
American flags since It has been re
designed by Wayne Whipple of
Philadelphia and has been approved
by Pres. Wilson and the secretary of
war.
The flag was sent to Mr. Reale
shortly after it received the otlicial
approval from Mr. Whipple, who was
an old college friend.
The changes made in the pattern
are in the star arrangement in the
blue background. At present it is im
possible to add another star without
breaking up the arrangement of the
field. According to the design to bo
used in the future, 13 stars will be
placed in a star arrangement in the
center of the blue field.
These 13 will represent the original
states and around them will be a cir
cle of stars, one for each state that
entered the union in the ISth century.
Outside of this circle will be still an
other with stars farther apart. These
will represent the states that came
into the union since tho 18th century.
There will be plenty of room in the
outer circle to add new stars in case
more states come into the union.
Rev. Mr. Reale placed the flag fin
exhibition at St. Paul's M. K. church.
AFTER DEBATING HONORS
Porias and Outburst WLH Try to 31ake
Team.
Two of Notre Dame's star football
men. "Gus" Dorlas, quarterback, and
Fred Gushurst, last year's speedy
right end, have decided to try for the
varsity debating team. Gushurst has
already displaced his forensic worth
at Notre Dame for he reached the
semi-linals In last year's contests,
while Dorias has been heard from in
moot court. Both men are law stu
dents and will receive the L.L.. R. de
gree this June.
may co to rrcns.
WICHITA. Kans.. Jan. 13. Heals
Recker. outfielder of the Philadelphia
J Nationals, said Monday that he had
been offered a three years contract
with the Raltimore Federals.
WOMAN DOCTOR HUNGER
STRIKES ARSON CHARGED
BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 13. Dr.
Rose L. Sullivan went on a "hunger
strike" in jail Monday following her
arrest on the charge of arson. She
refused all food and drink.
Dr. Sullivan has practiced here as
an optician and physician. She is 4 0
years old, and is believed to have
come here from (Thicago. She is ac
cused of setting fire to her home.
GENERAL C0NFLAB TO
BE HELD ON WEDNESDAY
What will be known as a "general
contlab" entertainment will be held
at the Y. M. C. A. Wednesday night
when all the Y. M. C. A. clubs will
meet for a social evening and con
tests will be held.
Several events are being planned
by Secy. W. F. Nitsche. among them:
Volley ball contests between Stude
bakers and Oliver Chilled Plow clubs,
with Glen Granger and A. Ferr.andes
as captains, and similar contests be
tween the, clerks and professional
men of the down town clubs, with
O. J. Dunning and H. A. Tohulka,
captains; a basketball contest be
twee the Business and Stenographer
clubs of the South Rend Business col
lege, and indoor baseball games be
tween Stevenson Mfg. Co. and the
Postotlice clubs with Albert Clark
and E. V. Maler, captains and, be
tween the Northern Indiana railway
and Grocers and Butchers, with C. H.
Smith and Louis Schuster, captains.
WILL PROBE CHARGES
AGAINST JUDGE SPEER
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13. Investi
gation of serious charges against
Federal Judge Emory Specr by a sub
committee of the house will be started
at Macon, Ga., this week, according
to a statement made Monday by Rep.
K. Y. Webb, of North Carolina, chair
man of the committee. Judge Speer
informed the committee that he was
ready.
TRY NEWS-TIMES WANT ADS
WYMAN STORE NEWS.
Stephenson's Underwear for Men
Three Reasons Why
-F;rst:-Stephenson Underwear is cut and made
fuller in size than any other garment we know of a
size 40, is a size 40 no skimp on fabric thus assur
ing longer shirts than other makes.
Second :Stephenson Materials absolutely the best
to be had all pre-shrunk before cut assuring one of
the same size garment after laundering.
Thir d :Stephenson service with every garment
meaning they wear longer, more satisfactory and better.
Above are actual reasons why the Steph
enson Mills have doubled their sales within
the last two years.
Another and important reason "Made in South
Bend" with a wide range for selection Note:--Our
stock in Stephensons Underwear priced herewith:
Stephenson Light Weight Union Suits.
902 Flat Wool Ribbed Grey, suit 1.50
901 Flat Wool Ribbed Blue mixture, suit 2.00
903 Flat Wool Ribbed Grey, suit 2.50
905 All Wool Ribbed Grey, suit 3.00
880 All Wool Ribbed Grey, Suit 3.00
890 Australian Ribbed Blue mixture, suit 3.50
910 Australian Ribbed Grey, suit 4.00
Stephenson Heavy Union Suits.
716 Light Wool Ribbed Grey, suit 2.00
630 Flat Wool Ribbed Grev, suit 2.50
748 All Wool Ribbed Grey suit 2.50
752 All Wool Ribbed Grey, suit 3.00
762 Australian Wool Grey, suit 3.50
Stephenson Shirts and Drawers.
104 Flat Wool Gray, garment 1.00
1 10 Flat Wool Brown Aottled, garment 1.25
114 All Wool Gray, garment 2.00
00 Australian Wool, garment 2.00
226 Australian Wool Tan, garment 2.50
Stephenson Ribbed Shirts and Drawers.
W45 Fine Ribbed Wool Gray, garment 1.25
WSO Heavy Ribbed Wool Gray, garment 1.50
W62 All Ribbed Wool Brown Mixed, garment 1.75
W67 All Ribbed Wool Gray, garment 2.25
W86 Australian Wool Gray, garment 3.50
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