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  • October 3, 1913

  • The farm residence of L. Neidermeyer, wealthy rancher and director of the Farmer's and Fruit Grower's Bank, was broken into by burglars last night and about forty dollars in money together with some jewelry was taken.
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  • The farm residence of L. Neidermeyer, wealthy rancher and director of the Farmer's and Fruit Grower's Bank, was broken into by burglars last night and about forty dollars in money together with some jewelry was taken.
    The burglars entered the upper story of the building from an outside stairway and ransacked the whole upper story without rousing any of the inmates.
    Mr. Neidermeyer lives one mile north of Jacksonville and believes the robbery was committed by local talent who are familiar with the arrangement of his house. Two fierce watchdogs gave no alarm and it is believed the robbers were sufficiently familiar with the dogs to quiet them.
    The only other clue left by the robbers was a package of brown cigarette papers found in one of the rooms.
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    Citizens of Eagle Point have filed a citation with the county court asking for the calling of a local option election to vote on the question of whether the town shall be wet, as now, or dry.
    The petition is headed by Postmaster Florey. The county court has referred the petition to the county attorney to determine whether they have the right to call the election or not. The petition is signed by quite a number, mostly women.
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    All who admire clean sport and favor a square deal will enjoy seeing "The Line-Up," a two-part special feature Vitagraph drama that will be presented at the Isis Theatre Friday and Saturday.
    The play tells the story of the temptation of a young quarterback, the mainstay of his college football team, to throw away his honor as an amateur player.
    He emerges triumphant from the ordeal and wins the game for his team, also winning the hand of the young woman he adores.
    The young brother of the girl is treasurer of the college team but is also somewhat of a reprobate.
    He misappropriates some of the money entrusted to his charge and confesses to his friend, the quarterback. In order to save them from disgrace, the player consents to enter a professional footrace, but has the check for his winnings made to the young man.
    It turns out the footrace was a "put-up job" against him in order to bar him from playing in a coming contest with a rival college team.
    At the last moment the scheme is discovered and the guilt brought home to the captain of the rival team, the player's rival in love as well as in football.
    "The Line-Up" is an unusual combination of love story, detective mystery and sporting incident, and cannot fail to charm all who see it at the well-known popular theatre.
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