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TKB MARION DAILY MlJJK)lt,, TUMDAY, APRIL 2, 1W7.
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MID STILL THtV COME
Aaother mew lot of the cele
brated "SAMPECK" children's suits
was yesterday added to the salea
did shewing ia ear children's de
partment. It's a selection that
weald do credit to the largest city
"SAMPECK" SUITS-BATONS, SAILORS, NORFOLK
OR DOUBLE BREASTED
$4.00 to $8.50
"SAMPECK" REEFERS OR TOP COATS
$4.00 to $6.50
We show ether maKes of suits as low as $2.00.
leefers as low as $2.50,
SEITER AND CARPENTER STAND
Bl THE PEOPLE TO THE LAST
Ordinance to Pave the Country Road is Adopted and Ser
vice Board is Authorized to Proceed With the Improve
mentMajority Rules in Park Boulevard Paving Fight
No Center Park to be Constructed Marion Water Com
pany Wants Mains Extended as Ordered Large Amount
- of Business Transacted at Last Nights Session.
Councilman J. Q. Scitcr nnd
5. V. Wilijon met in their final
ulasli over the south Prospect pav
ing matter Monday evening and
tir. Sciter went down and out.
The ordinance authorizing the
board of public service to proceed
with the paving A'os read for the
third time and Sciter and Carpen
ter, whw had voted against it
from tho first ren(ding, were tho
only councilman who came out
against it ut the finish. Owing
t6 tho fact that a majority voto
wu required to knock out tho or
diiiance, it 'was declared adopted
afad ordered placed on the records.
Following the passage of tho or
dinance;, Dr. Seitcr und Mr. Wil
6pn engaged in a discussion which
.was practically a rehash of the
arguments for and ngaint-t tho im
provement which had been advanc
ed fcince Wilson first brought up
New Comers in
Our Big Notion
The necessary "little things"
to complete tho toilette.
Handsome new embroHe.cd
coats setj ' &tf pa
50c to WhiUU
The chic emb. linen col'arj
are 25c. Oft
Pretty ascots in omb. white
Malino rosettes, so pretty for
the back of your Ag
Babettes to be worn with
shirt waists, TC-
60c and f QC
BUck and colored elastic
thickly studded with glitter
ing- steel points, 0f rf
60c to $diUU
Black. . or tan leather
steel 0i en
White or black kid , . fn
belts at .qUC
Front west aisle.
Fair and warmer tonight and
the matter about two months ago.
These parting shots between tho
two belligerents grew pretty point
ed and worm at times, and finally
J. E. Phillips, president pro tern,
brought the discussion to a close
and ordered the council to proceed
Mr. Wilson executed n clever
noirn lv hriiimn!' tlirw YmKidpnt
of south Prospect street into the
moeting lov tuo purpose or speak
ing in fa-or of the improvement.
Thcso residenhi Christian -Meily, C.
C. Miller and C. F. Mealey, alt
said tliat they want tho paving
laid clear from Hill street to the
south corjwration line, and they ex
pressed tno Denor mat mo majority
of property owners want tho same
thing. All threo live on that -part
of, south Prospect street which 1m
between llill and Walnut Htronta.
'but thev uaid thev felt nfidnnt
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unit wiu uuijuniy or pcopio owning
property south of Walnut street
also want the paving.
Dr. jSeiter lias been advocating
tho paving from Hill street to Wal
nut fetreet h& objection having
been against continuing tho im
provement through to tho corpora
The ordinance authorizing tho
sen-ice board to proceed with the
paving was th0 first matter brought
before tho council.
Immediately after its reading,
Dr. Seitcr took tho floor and re
iterated the statement which ho
had made at former meetings to
the effect that if tho council should
order this street paved through to
Incorporation line, it would be
doing a great injustice to the citi
zens. Ho said a burden of at
least (.3,000 would bo loaded on
tho tax payers. He said that from
a point whero the old corporation
line was formerly located to tho
present w)uth corporation line,
propei ty is- owned by ioal estate
speculators. Thcro aro fow houses
ip and ho expressed tho bolicf;
that tho paving between these
points is being ladvocatcd for tho
benefit of thcso speculators. This
property lias paid comparatively
little tax money into tho city treas
ury, and is not entitled to any
gift. Furthermore), ho afrguod! the
road between tho old corporation
lino and tho present lino was'pik-"
ed by tho commissioners only a
few years ago, and so long as no
sidewalks aro put down or -other
improvements installed, the county
will b required to keep tho pike
m repair. '
At the. close of his argumont,
the doctor moved that tho ordin
ance bo amended to 'have Uio pav
ing extend only from Hill street to
the old corporation lino. This line
is located a short distanco south of
'An objection vmg raised to the
amendment by Mr. Wilson, who re
minded the presiding oficer that
a motion to linve the ordinance
adopted a originally reed . had
been made. It was uM i.
W J Hw toetr (wdment
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tho three south Pixwpect street res
idents called upon for remarks.
Mr. Mciley in giving his talk in
support of tho proposed improve
ment, said that whenever a new
pavement is .advocated, thcro is al
ways someone to kick. Ho rcfericd
to the fact that council has order
ed tho paving of Grand nvcnuo,
the street on which Dr. Seitcr Jives
despite tho fact that some of tho
property owners wero kicking
"Whv didn't Dr. Sciter try to
stop tho paving of that sticctT"
Afjtcr the ordinance - had been
pabsed, Mr. Wilson took tho floor
and said lie could never under
stand why tho efforts to pave
south Prospect street should cicato
tho stir that it did. Ho said
that It is one of tho best proposi
tions ever brought bcfoio tho coun
cil. Tho very portion of the street
that Dr. Scitcr is willing to hao
paved is liable to cost tho city
money, iwheroas', that part winch
ho objected to having paved is
certain to imposo no burden on tho
tax-payers Mr. Wilson" declared.
While Mv. Wilson was talking, Dr.
Scitcr aroso to make an objection
and while both wero trying1 to
speak nt the) same time, the chair
announced that Wilson had tho
floor. It i likely that the dis.
cushion would have continued in
definitely had not the chair brought
ii io a ciose.
Other matters of importance
were considered at this session of
tho council, which lasted from S
o'clock until midnight. The final
hour or more of tho meeting wa9
occupied in a discussion of tho at
titudo of the Marion City Water
company in neglect ingt to lay water
mains which tho council had order
ed. It developed several weeks ago
that no water mains Jiavo been put
dawn for eighteen montlis, although
a great many have been ordered.
Members of tho council aro look
ing for some way to bring tho wat
er company to time. Several mem
bers of tho company think that
the company is trying to woik.a
gamo through which to secure a
On a motion made by Mr. Reher,
chairman of tho waterworks com
mittee,, tho council decided to hold
an informal meeting with officers
of the water company, Thursday
evening, and at that time to ei
dcavor to come to some agreement.
Mr. Carpenter said that 'ho can
not see the objort of meeting with
officers of tho water company.
"If they are going to dictate the
terms of a new franchise why let
them just write it out and submit
a copy to the council for con
sideration," said tho Second ward
Other members of the council,
however, agreed that it could do
no harm to meet with the com
pany and 'talk things over. Mr.
Carpenter &aid ho is in favor of
taking suggestions trom tho com
pany but remijlrked that "they
"would like to have tho earth if
they could get it."
"I tolkcd with Mr. Scofiold,
tho president of tho company, this
week," said Mr. llcebrt "aud ho
told me that tho company must get
a new 'franchise in order to bor
row money. Tho idea is to allow
tho old contract with tho company
io stand, but to adopt a now fran-
cnise. xno irancmse woua rcqmro
tho company to lake caro of tho
streets of, the city."
One of tho important questions
fa bo decided in caso a new fran
chise is to bo granlcd, is whethor
tho old contract, a document sep
arate from Hie franchise, bhall bo
allowed to stand. , Tho contract
fixes tho price which tho pcopio
pay for their water.
Tho question of whether it would
be advisable to grant tho company
a new franchise at this timo or to
wait eight yean until tho lime the
present franchise shall lapse1 was
discussed at length. Mr. Wilson
said that although ho is not boost
ing tho inteiests of tho water com
pany aud does not want to bo un
derstood as taking such a stand,
ho thinks it would ho bettor for
tho council -to grant a now franchise
at this timo. Ho bolieves tho city
could get botUr terms than by wait
ing until tho end of tho eight years
Tho city is just as dopendonton the
water company as tho water com
pany is on tho city, he said
Tho water company should lx
required to meet tho requirements
of tho present franchise, Clerk Fiea
declared. Ho ws of tho opinin
that tho city nover granted a fran
chise that was enforced.
City Solicitor Donithen, when
called upon by Councilman Robor
to give his opinion , sounded an
alarm which set tho council to
thinking. Ho criticized tho present
and past councils of the city for
not having a bolter system of in
stalling water mains, Ho expressed
tho belief that mains should not
bo laid along streets where no
houses have been built, owing to
the fact that for years afterward
the taxes offj such properties will
not pay hydrant rentals. ,A con
stant deficit in th city treasury Is
being created in this way, and ho
declared that if the council keeps
on histellinx hydrants; it won't be
lOnV Until th?fntula of Hut rnn..
iation,wiU 1m eonilnnally eaten up
fflf, tWv fMAt W hydmit fret?
Spechu tew prices on
vYou Ota, buy choice new
Spring Styles for the least
money at this store.
Black Voile, extra fine
quality. Other stores get
$1.50 per yard. Our price 08c
FANCY CHECKED NOV
ELTIES 41 to 68 inches wide
all the best spring shades.
Our special low price .. 98c
Fancy Checked Dress Goods
look like $1.00 Values here
We soU MAY MANTON
PATTERNS all 10c
The May fashion (sheets are
now in. Ask for one.
WB6T CENTER BTRHOT.
drant rentals for t"c promotion of
real estate deals, ho said. Tho
same condition prevails in , regard
to tho installiu; of electric lights.
Ciity Auditor Quigiey backed up
the city solicitor in his opinion,
lie said tlio amount of money that
is being1 paid out annually for
hydiant rentals and electric light
ing is alarming. The day will come
if present conditions continue, that
other departments of tho eity gov
ernment will; 1imo to be sacriticcd
in oidor to pay hydrant rental,
Quigiey dcclaicil. That is what
hurts the credit of tlio city. Bond
ed indebtedness docs no harm fo a
city's credit, owing to the fact
tliat this class of debt is met Jy
special assessment. It is tho money
which must come from tho general
taxes which counts.
Tlio city auditor favors muni-;
cipal ownership of the water plant
in order to put a stop t this steady
drain on tho city's fmids.
Tho city solicitor said tliat eith
er on the matter of purchasing tho
water plant or of granting a new
fMmchise, the citizens should bo
allowed to take a vote.
Jit was decided that Park Boule
vard will bo improved with only
a binglo line of paving in tho cen
ter instead of Iiaving two lines of
(paving1 running on either side of a
pan;, ns some or mo property own
ers desired. About fifteen property
owners from tho Btreet wero pres
ent when Mr. Wilson, as chairman
of tho street and alley committco
announced the decision reached by
the council. Ho, said that a caucus
had been held previous to tho meet-'
ing nnd that tho matter had been
tlwroughly discitsscd. Ho suggest
ed that if every property owner
would take pain? in beautifying
the wide lawns which will ho left
between tho sidewalks and curbing,
tlio street will be (prettier than if,
a park wcie in tho center. At tho
samo time, this would bo no ox
peiisc to tho city nor tho property
John .Tiu-oby, one of tho lesidcnts
who lad favored tho idea of having
a park ii 4 ho middle of tho street,
said ho would raise no objection
to tho council's action. Ho said,
however, that ho would liko to
havo tho council order tho telo-
fdiono poles now standing on tho
owns moved to tho curb lino.
When Iho lawns aro widened, tho
poles will be left standing in tho
center.. The polo question was re
ferred to tlio street nnd alloy com
mittee. Dr. II. J. Lower, W. B. Den-
man and Johnson Moonoy, owners
of business property on .west Cen
ter street, wore present with a pe
tition asking for tho construction
of a storm water sower leading
from tho junction p Blaino avo
nlio nnd Center street to cither tho
Silver street or Columbia street
ditch. The petition ask9 tho
council to authorize Mayor Scherff
to petition tho county commis
sioners for such nn improvement.
The three ibuslncs men complain
that during times of heavy rains,
water rushes down Center strcoi
fiom up-town nnd floods tho cel
lars of their stores, doing inesti
Tho trending of this petition
brought up a discussion of tho
manner in which pcopio of the city
construct collar drains, It was
learned that many cellar drains aro
tapped into sanitary sowers, and
this is said to be tho cam a of
iiiucii 'iiupuiicci tuuuiugu. -lilt: suui-
tary sower committee and city en
gineer wero instructed to investi
gate this matter and doviso a
An ordinance- authorizing tho
board of public sorvico to proceed
with tho construction of a sanitary
sower on Pearl street from Bcllc-
fontaino avenue to Prospect street
was adopted .
The difficulty iwhich the council
has been having over tho renting
of tlin nmsont p.itv nffinrvi vn.i
definitely settled. City Solicitor
uoinuicn, wuo nau just returned
trom a tnreo weeks' trip in tho
Westjinformcd tho council that he
had conferred with John A. Hubcr,
agent for tho owners of tho offices,
and that nn examination of tho
lease revealed the fact that tho city
is entitled to lemain "two more
yenrs at tho present rent. It was
all a misunderstanding on tho part
of tho owners, he said. The council
had been asked to pay an incrcaso
in tho rent of $350 a year.
A resolution 4or constructing a
cellar drain on Senate street from
Silver streot to tho Hockintr "Val
ley railway, and on Marshall street
irom aonaic scree t to tlio end of
that thoroughfare, was adopted. '
An ordinance was adonted neennf.
ing D. H. Lincoln's first addition
to the city. This addition consists
of a number of lots platted out of
tho old Turncy property on East
Center street. It includes a now
street j'unnin:? fmm Contnr cfi-nof
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to the railroads and known as J
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WARNER & EDWARDS
We art showing a vary at
tractive Hfte ef Wash DrMs far
little tfrli and bi girls.
All marked at prices scarcely
the cast of the material.
THIS LITTLE WHITE DRESS
SELLS FOR $2.10.
GET THE CASH HABIT.
Special sale of pillow taps. A big assert-
ment of patterns.
NEW YORK STORE
A resolution was adopted provid
ing for the construction of a sani
tary sewer on Mary street from tho
first alloy north of. Silver street to
tho silk mills (property.
Councilman Hebor took occasion
to advocate tho appointment of a
buildinjr inspector to supervise not
only the construction of new build
ings, but the laying and uso of
sewers. Some ono wanted to know
how such an official would bo paid
and Mr. Mason suggested that tho
cost of building permits bo increas
ed to secuio tho necessary money.
Ho said that tho cost of a permit
should bo a'aiscd in proportion to
tho vnluo of tho buildings. Clerk
Fies said that people kick on tak
ing out do nn its at the present timo,
and some of the best known citi
zens say they can't be required by
law to secure them.
This discussion brought out tlu
fact that only seventy-one permit,!
liave been issued sinco the first ot"
January. CJerk IFics said that poov
women who earn their living oVec
tho wash tub pay their permits wii
linglyt but wealthy people putting
up swell homes neglect to obey the
law and say it is illegal.
The council agreed that tho pq
lice force should bo more dilligeqt
in locking for now houses aud
Continued on Pago Three.
D. A. FRANK & CO.
Never have we been able
to offer ' our customers a
bettor selection of Carpets
and Ruga than now. Best
of all, the prices on some
of thom are cut in two.
$2.00 qualities for $1.09;
85c Brussels 65c; best all
wool Ingrain Carpets 65c
per yard; all new bright
colors, complete assort
Just received another
lot of those special 0x12
Rugs; Broseeb 110.75 to
15. See window for ex
tra quality very special
at $20.00 We can save
you money on carpets, lin
oleums, matting and rugs.
D. L Frank
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Great After-Easter Reduction In Suits
The whole suit stock suffers. Tho most startling prico reductions. Tho scarce Voile, the much
wanted Silk, tho staple Panama, the desirable fancy. Every sjuit included and we have a large
and varied collection. -urutertwiswilt. ,
Suits at $9.75 that formerly sold at $15.00 to $19,75
Suits at $15.00 that formerly "sold at $20 up to $25
Suits at $19.75 that were bargains at $25 to $30
Suits at$2'2.50 that were the best $35 suits in the city
Tho reduced prices aro moBt timely as tho Spring Season has but really begun.
These threo items will only bo on salo Wednesday as long as thoy last They'll be hardly
hero the ontiro day. ; vfJauwdiw?' aifc'iB
Waists Worth Up to
$3.98 Choice 49c
Entire line white waists
from last season. The cheap
est is $1.50, the best 83.98
all mussed and Boiled in
handling a snap while they
Best $1.00 Calico
Wrappers Made 59c
Toko your choice of any
Calico or Percale wrapper,
blrgest, fullest and best made
81.00 wrappers sold'. All
sizes, all colons to be sold
on Wednesday' G9c.
Lot $5,00 Black Silk
A lot new styles in black
Taffeta. Poau-do-Soio silk
waists, odds and ends of out
special 85.00 numbers, on
Wednesday 81,98, '
$6.98 and $7.98 Silk Underskirts $5.00:
A salo of rustling silk underskirts made from Simon's 81.50 yard silk taffeta, very wiie,
made in several new models, extra ekes if you want them, black and all colors. Positively'1
the best silk underskirts we have ever sold at 86.98 and 87.98, now on-sale $5,00. '-'
Dm Am FRANK & CO m
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