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THE MARION DAILY MIRROR, WJISD AY, .JAN., 1, 1907.,,
J. BURGESS ....Business Manager
A. C. HOLLAND Editor
P. M. ARMSTRONG.. City Editor
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piiow flurries in noit beast poition
colder an western and .southern
poitioni. Wednesday snow.
Have you tried to writo it yet?
A Happy fsow lear and many
Council should have met this ev
ening and adopted some of their
good lcsolutions. which wore made
Columbius Newspapers were prob
ably overjoyel when they Jeauied
that Clfcsie Chadwick was to ic
maiu in the Ohio Penitentiary
As yet Senator Foraker has given
out no interview on Secretary
Tuft's candidacy, but his most in
timate associates probably know
what he thinks about it.
Tho people who liave been paying
high prices for commodities because,
the operation of the high tariff, will
net ibe able to appreciate that gieai
ssutdIiu. in 'the nation's ttcasury.
Isn't it fetrange that tho employ
era' liability act go,t through con
gQs v.ithout .Senator Foraker dis
covering that it wa.s unconstitu
t&ial? K)nc of.
some ol mo council migui
w'lth (propriety h'avo mado today is
' t$Tfnil tho habSt of taking five
'Todav the salary Jaw for county
officials which was passed at the
last session of tho Jegislatuie be
comes effective. Th'n is ono of tho
relies of the Pattiion .idminis ration
which has not yet been attacked in
tile points but Hie County cleiks of
the state who havo an organization
have signified their intention of
making n .fight to overthrow it.
Thp eoplp of Ohio havo long been
waiting for si salary Jaw. Tho fpp
system, under which Hip cotuitv of
fireis liavo been seiving, lias bppn
lwogniypd ns a had institution, oiip
wTiich Jias thrown Hip door J'.r graft
wqdn open. Tn tho smaller counties,
like Mai inn ibis has not been nper
nplo to f.o npnily as grp.it an ex
tent as in wine of 'the counties like.
Cuyahoga wlieio Hie fees drawn by
tJe' auditor liavo amounted to more
tliau tho salary of tho piesident o,f
tire Unitcr States.
iTJio present law is not perfect,
iliero nro many places where it
needs to be amended, but it could
not Ik- hoped to bcuro a perfect sal
avy law without some expeiiinenting.
Fut ui c legislatures will bo compell
.cd to anako whatever corrections are
needed. It matters not what action
in" taken. It u pretty certain that
the days of the fee system in Ohio,
The financial blo,w which Marion
has suffered in tho failure of the
Rlhrion ltfaiii4facli$'ing compauy,
ono of the older institutions of tho
city, is the most serious whibh the
city has sustained for many years.
Marion has always prided herself
uppu tho stamina of her industries
and this will ho a blow which will
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kivu JH JUU4JY ujiciua. iiiLai! uiu
Yf can buy a sub&tanttal dust porof
Mltbtnletter filo which will take
yCtrit of 'aft' ytmrecelpta UUd bills
of 4 any ordlnaryramily fok two
years. Bettor start omNow. j
C. a Wiant
KX)KSELLJ08 AND STATION BH
those "who always stand ready to
hollow "thief." ami "robber,"
when a misfortuno of this kind ovcr
taked any concern. There are ready
to attribute the disaster to mis
management and extravagance upon
the part of Uio officials. Li many
instances there are grounds for such
a cry, but the conduct o,C Hip men
who liovo been at the head of this
concern leads to the conclusion that
they nro the ones who will suffer
most heavily as tho result of tho
Ca'ilurc. For two or llueo years tho
company has been hanging on by
tho ragged edge, the diicetor.4 ami
ol'ficeis standing responsible for the
running expenses of the factory and
ersoiio!ly heating tho brunt of the
demand? which liavo been made
upon Hip company.
Some person in Hip oily Sire lie
lipvpd t have had all of tlicir .sav
ings invested with Hip company tind
npiiii UiPiii must fall Hip greatest
load. 'l them the fa time may
mean the loss of everything, and
vet, there is a possibility of them
receiving Si part of tho money which
they have invested. The progress of
tho case in tho courts will dotermino
whether or not tho officers of the
company aie to blame for tho fail
ure and judgment should bo post
poned until it developed Alwe is
Another milestone along the
hoi Id's liij!iway has loen parsed.
Another jeur has passed to join the
centuries which havo gone before it,
the gieat pendulum of time has
made ono more giant swing iuul
the j ear 1007 has been ushered in.
What the year has in stoie for
many of us', no one can tell. By n
merciful provision of Providence,
tho fut in c has been Aciled and we
arc permitted to go on looking into
the future hoping for better things
and expecting our hopes to bo real
ized. The year 100(3 is a closed book
its seals have been set and wc aie
only to lefer to it as we do to his
tory. Memory is the index of this
great volume, in Time's library and
reference to the index will call to
mind many happy recollections and
many recollections of borrow, but
with all ot the good and all of tho
bad, we fthnnJd be glad tliat wo
were peimittod to lie in a year
when so much has Iippii accomplish
ed and the foundations laid fo,r so
many great and grand achieve--uenK
Many nio tlio grnd resolutions
which aio mado at tho beginning of
each jijar. Somp oC tlicm -mo Inok
n and other? aro kept, hut wlithall
it is time for serious consideration.
Xo man is so good hut that ho
might lie hettor and the. meie fael
that good resolutions are made is
an evidence of n desire for helter
and uoltler things. Modifying Ihe
old saw, '.i is heller o liave lesolved
and hioken the lesnlutiou that nev
er to have lesolved at all, it applies.
I'pnn i lie man who makes , new
j ear lCsoliilion and has not tho
moial coinage to maintain tho posi
tion he has taken, too much consul o
should not ho 'heaped. lie prohahly
has diyio the host lie could and
should 'he given credit for the ef
fort. A. hclpiilg hand and a little en
courage oiout now and then will do
moie toward hoosfmg a oor fel
low along than a thousand cuffs
Saturudy evening it appealed as
though tho erplex'iiig question of
where to locate tho government
building had been settled, and liopej
tint one of the inoat desirable bites
in the city, which is ab coiltrally lo
cated as is ipoiblo to get at this
time; ran high, hut Monday morn
ing the prospects vanished and now
tho matter, m far as tho public J
allowed to know, is no, neaier :i
feclthnnent than it waf when the
agitation first began.
(Saturday evening, Judgo C. II.
Noiris made an offer to mjH enough
oil', of his omor Jot, at tho south
east corner of State sind Cliuieh
streets, for tho building, hut upon
deliberate consideration, ho deter
mined to withdraw tho offor. Tho
offer to sell his property for a
figure within tho appropriation
which tho. ticasury department ha?
bel asido for tho government build
ing, site, was a magnanimous offer
upon h part and no, ono can hlamo
him for withdrawing it. The site,
as said hofore, would ho ono of tho
best obtainable in the city at this
time, it is as neaily centrally lo
catcd as any iplaco which could bo
bought for tho fifteen thousand
dollars, and a hardshfy -would be
uoikcd upon no.iio of tho business
men by placing the post office
building there. The locatirn is also
n desiinb'.i place to live and it was
tor this reason that the offer was
withdrawn. Judge Xorris has resid
ed tlietc for a nmnber of ypais and
it vat only Hip s.pVit of saeiifiee
which' picmptcd him to make the
offer to sell.
There is no questioning the fact
that real estate has taken a great
jump, especially that which is ccn
1 1 ally Iccatpd, since Hip go eminent
has nceu looking for a silo upon
which to locale ill new build tig,
and oiiip instanips the pi ice.
which has been named, svins rath
er ridiculously high. It now begins
lo lc.nk sis though if a desirable
silo 'it seemed tor the building some
magnanimous citircn will hac lo
As matteis now stand theie
seems to bo only two sites, asido
from tho cast and .west Center
street locations, which have been
coinideied, that aie within lcntfi.
They aie the Kr.iner pi cecity on
South Main street, jut south f
the Maonie teniuple and the Evans
propei ly on South Prosjwct street,
jti-t oppo-vitc the CommeiVial club.
There may be .some critieHtu of
Judge Xouis for having withdiawn
h'n piopositioii lo vl'II, but so far.
he is the only man who has showed
an incliiiition lo sacrifice anything
for tho good of the city and by
bringing Hie matter light home you
can easily detennino whether joti
would bo willing to, saciitice your
home in older that the government
coujld Secure a Idesirable location
for its building.
Will Bet $300 He Can Defeat
Claims Chicago Sandow for Two
Years Has Been Doing the
Side Stepping Act
The following letter received from a
wrestler of ChlcaRo, may provo inter
e Ing to Chicago Sandow and tho iol
luwera of the game in this elly. II
la hoped that If Sandow taKea on the
"Unknown" the stranger can put up
a better light tha ndld Frank .Jordan.
tha Ilrooklyn Sliong Hoy, wlio like
tho Unknown, j.ald that Chicago K.in-
dow had Hide stepped him for yeam.
The manner in which Sandow
slammed .loidan about tbo mat nude
the Sliong Hoy look lll.o an amaleur.
and If the Unknown In one of the
dubs that aio claiming Sandow Ih
afiald lo meet them, thoy had better
Btay at home Jordan Is not In San
flow's class, and who over told him
he knew how to wrcstlo must liae
been dreaming. If "Tho Unknown"
is no better, Marlon spoils do not
want to see tho matcTi.
The letter follows:
A practical Winter
We have them
from $2.25 to $5.00.
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Oil ANNIVERSARY SALE
The greatest sale
some cases 50 from regular selling price.
no o-oods over from season lo season. - With
SnliirclAy .we could not wait on the people.
" Men's and Boys' Sweaters 1-2' prices. !,
Canvas Gloves 2 pr's for 5c.
All Work Shirts 39c.
HUGHS & CLEARY.
MAIN AND CENTER STREETS.
Wc Start the New Year
The best Furniture Bar
gains ever offered in Ma
rion. Special for Tomorrow Only
50 REED ROCKERS $1.98
Chicago. 111., December 3lst, tOOf..
Sporting J'.Kor Minor.
Dear Sir:--! vlflh to Issue a dial
ungc tlnoiigh our valuable paper
against Chicago Sandow. 1 hrnr bo
has been defeating wuiic good men at
Mai Ion and ManslUdd. I will wren
tpt him nil hold i;ci or tMnglo
bailed, i'atch.a.e.itch-can style, and
will bet him any pait of J'too.f.n on
the side that 1 can beat liim. Ho
Jias been avoiding mo for two years,
now 1 have got liliu wbcic ho cannot
Thanking jou In udanro for tho fuv.
ur. I icnmm.
In a posterlpt to tho above letter,
tho Chicago wrestler g!ve3 bis name
but asks that It bo withhold from Chi
cago Sandow until ufter the ai Holes
of agiecmeiit aio blgned.
y Officials of Richland Fire
Officers are Elected and the Future
Plans of the Company are Dis.
cussed at the Mceiing.
Tho Jtichland lulunl Fito 'Insur
aiwe ccai.i.jany Jield uu uill day meet
ing in tho JUcliIand township hall
Monday, at which time tho annual
election of oliicqrj, .was hold and
tho 'books weio oiothuuled and bal
Jancoil and u-i'tulb'nudv) for tho
past j car. ,'
The election p',fficer ltbiillcd
ab follows: 1ilirt irticr, pivbidcut;
ClirYlinn F. lUi'rring'or, vico presi
dent; Albeit OlJoip, seciolury and
tieiusiuer; John J; J3oyir. director
for Ihieo je.u-sl '
In lrawiug up an aerago rale, of
the nhsus.s'n.entb $ tho your just
closed the .offircip foiiiul that the
assessment Jui.i been miusually
heavy thus, designating "JS-Hintw,Wio
farmeih Yeie-thovictjins of an uiir
iui?al uumliurW'k.tiri'H.'' " Tho busi
noss was i'ound.(to 'bo in oxcelleut
standing and it yds,' decided to pur-
in the history of Maripn. Cioods marked down 20, 30 and in
and Boys Clothing at a
sue Uiu .sium plan f wink lli com
z Vi'nr iw luw been the custom
in the pint.
NEW SALARY LAW
County Jail Matrons Placed
Makes no Difference in Marion
County Where Matrons are
It would Mseni Unit HhcrifTs In somo
of tho other counties ot tbo alato
havo just awakened to the fact that
there has been a source of Ineonio
which they havo overlooked . ' Tho
following from one or tho city papers
Is something of a surprise, for tho
reason that In Marion county tho
sheriff's wlfo has been tho matron
for tho last three, or four years. Tho
"Sheriffs In the rural counties of
the state havo dlscoveieda now source
of Income under tho new salary law
which goes Into effect Tuesday. In
none of tbo inral counties, oven In
Ihoso an populous as Allen
Van Weit Oiawfoid and many others,
has there eer been Mich n position
t;lV W SK
xopyniOHT I t.tbr! . "
WARNER & EDWAR
The people know
marked down price from
THE LAUNDRY THAT DID
Our plionomen.il progress during 190G Is a,' positive itootulso of pro
nounced popularity for 1907. Aro you a patron? v
ANTHONY'S LAUNDRY. T
The Big Cash
We are making tnh-qendousf
reductions on all holidaVgoods.
as "matron of tho county Jail," tho
wife of th e sheriff always cailng for
the fenialo priFonern, who usually aie
conspicuous by lensnu of their ab
senrr' So far as Marlon connly has been
concerned Die salary hiv baa mado
lie dlllerenco. Under Sheriff Sella'
admliiUttatlou, Mis. Sells drew com.
ipontlloii as matron, and the sanu Is
jtrue of Sheriff Drown'n wife. It la
Will be sold at
$5.85 and $10.00
The cloaks at $'5.85- are the y
ones that have been soldalKihe
M season at cblU,
' ments are the
"" fcWSed 'the windows. f0.l
our methods carry
force of salesmen
25 to 30.
IS THE LAUNDRTL THAT WILL
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D. B. GOODSELL
interesting in this lonucetlbn to know
that during all that period, ;il lcut,t
four cirs, (hero hasn't been a female
prisoner In tho eounty Jail. Tho com.,
pensatlon theiofoio comes in Uie
character of "easy money an Is In
cline to "hflp B'tnie."
To havo delicious, brown cakes for
breakfast, mix cold water with Mrs.
Austin's pancake t.otir. All grorero
are sent to us at half
are yours at half and
morninq; we received
fifty more garments.
and theilU efar-
elegant $20 coats.
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