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THE MAMON DAILY JdlltKOk iWoNDAY JAN. 28, 1907.
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LAST WEEK! ,
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'1'he degrea tenm of the local
Chnpte- of Knlglita or Columbus,
nnd a- number of members of the
Chaptoi went to Delaware yesterday
afternoon and initiated a elans of
r.i! candidates into tlie flrnt degree.
After the initiation a banquet and
smoker were gliun In honor of i.
The members of Marion lodge re.
port :i very nice time.
If you don't need them now
it will pay you to buy for
nex!c year. Our prices now
arc about a third less than
you can buy them for next
Cotton Blankots $1.50 to 48c
Good Comforters at 98c and
You should see the nice Sa
teen hand made comforters
$1.38 'to $2.fi0.
WEST CENTER STREET.
The Warner & Edwards Store
1 Moro bargains added
Colored eider downs, 36
inch, slightly soiled, 10c
Men's laundered shirts 49c
Men's suspenders 7c
Heavy beaver shawls
BlacK shawls and fischus
r HALF PRICE
All wool blankets, slightly
soiled.... 25 Percent Off
A lot children's cloaHs
Ladies wool eider down
dressing sacques 50c
Wide ribbons 10c
Narrow ribbons 2c
Trimming braids 2c
A lot fancy combs 10c
Fancy veilings 5c
36 inch wool suiting's.-25c
Fancy silHs 39c
Fancy dress silKs 49c
36 in. blacK taffeta.... 89c
A special 36 in taffeta. -$1
Outings & Flannelettes
Heavy striped outing's.-8c
36 in. flannelettes, light 8c
Best styles in 36 in. flannelettes---
27 in. flannelettes 5c
On all Fleeced-lined and Wool
Un'derwear and Hosiery. A
good opportunity to stock up,
J. P. LUDWIG
George Burtsfield is Serious
WALKED TO NEIGHBORS
With Blood Staining Snow
at Every Step.
Right Index Finger Severed From
Hand and Heavy Charge of Shot
Lodges in Groin.
Wish the Index linger of the right,
hand hanging by a ftmall thread of.
t-utlclc and a heavy charge of No.
0 shot lodged In the flch of the
right leg Just below the hip,
Gcointo nnrtslield., aged twonty-onc
yean, residing: lx miles northeast
of .dailon, Lobbied one mile to n
neighbor's hone for assistance after
ho had been tho unfortunate- victim
of an accidental shooting affair.
The accident occurred at 1:30
o'clock Sunday afternoon nt, a time
when the victim s parent wero vis.
King nt a neighbor's heme. Young
Burtsfield hnd declared war upon
chicken hawks, and kept an old
double-barreled muzzle loading shot
gun, heavily charged ready for
"Whan a hawk was seen hovering
near the Burtsfield home about one
o'clock he hastened to a shelf In the
summer kltcnun and getting tho gun
down, struck the hammer against a
table, discharging the fowling piece.
Tho ehaige tore off the index finger
of tho right hand, and then lodged
In the groin of the right leg. Howns
so excited tsat he walked to a
neighbor's homo a mile distant,
when at every step tho snow was
spotted crimson with I1I3 blood.
When he reached the homo of
Mrs. Nanny Chnpman, he fell almost
exhausted. Ho was placed on a sled
and 1 iirrled homo and hU lorrlfled
pnre.Vs were called. Dr. I,. J),
Hamilton of this city was summoned
and examination disclosed that, un
less unforseen complli-ntioim set In,
tho young man will recover.
Tho Injured man Is tho son of
Mr. nnd Mrs. Frank Huruneld, and
Is wall known in this city and vi
cinity. His condition Monday was
somewhat 'Improved ns reported by
the attending physician.
I. N. Pierce, Aged 71 Years,
Taken III During the Night and
Passes Aray Before a Physi.
cian Could Arrive.
I Mr, I. N. Pierce, aged 71 yearn,
died Middenly at 5 o'clock Sunday
morning at his homo on Pearl
Btrcot, death being canEed by heart
Mr. Plerco was feling exceptional-
ly well Saturday and spent tho
greater part of tho day down town,
At bod time he complained of 'a
slight pain Jn tho chest, but gave
llttlo attention to tho troublo, Ho
.was discovered suffering groat agony
shortly before Hvo o'clock by IiIp
i wife, who Immediately summoned
Dr. C. T. Wlant. Tho physician
i reached tho bedside a fow mlnuteB
after death had occurred.
Tho deceased had resided In tnc ciiy
I for aomo tlmo and was nulto well
,kno;vi. H0 is survived bv a wife
ami inrpe children.
Tho funeral services will bo hold
i mo nouso Tuesday morning at
nino o'clock and tho remains will
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uv lum.'ii iu iucuwouu ior interment.
.. fl. Lucas of Columbus, xtni
a visitor in tho city yesterday.
La.vrencc Hess nnd J.' M. Dee, of
Snilthflcld, Ohio, spent Sunday with
relatives In the city.
Dr. .I. J Lunger was called to
Chicago Sunday on a critical opera
Mr. Clarence Wise, oC Wharton,
spent Saturday and Sunday the
guest of Harry II. Jlnrlniaii of Mor
ral. Mr. D. J. Ocarliarl and Miss
Clara Dorland of .Ashland were
ruesls of Mrs. M. F. Garfield of
(lirnrd Avenue, over Sunday. Mrs.
Oarfield it a sister of Mr. Gear
hart. Big cuts
prices Smart &
OF THE CITY
Orrin Meaner Forgets to Pay
L )a.rd Bill.
LANDLADY GETS BUSY
An Affadavit for Arrest is
at Once Sworn Out.
'Funny' Milllsor Runs Into Real
Thing in Form "of Coppers John
Borland Is Arrested and Fined.
Orrin Meakev was arrested Satur
day on an affidavit sworn to by
Mrs. Charles Menken charging him
with jumping a lward .bill of $12.
Tho mayor gavo iMeaker 11 suspend
ed sentenco of thirty days provided
lie leaves the city at once, tho com
plainant being willing to Jet tlus
bill go unsettled.
Menker was arrested on Thursday
for drunkenness. Ho told the po
lice that ho had twelve dollars
when' ho started jjut and nfU-r get
ting fulf mid spending almost half
of the original amount he had ifUt.
Meeker was ordered out of town
but failed to 'go. He was drunk
when iirrcsli'd this time ivjul it is
supposed that he found getting full
so jirufituhlu thai first tijno that
lie would try it again.
!jf h. fntltyto leavo tho city this
time he will have to .serve tho work
"Fhnny'H,!Millisor had a largo
hun on Saturday night and was
doing a few funny stunts tit the
rear of ilio Opera, House Saturday
night when Officers Hancock and
Slaglo appeared upon tho peeno
and placed him under arrest. After
occupying .1 cell for tho u:ght
"Funny" was fined $." by the
mayor yesterday morning. Ho
promised to pay. tho fine this
morning hut failed to. show up
and the polieo havo been instructed
to rearrest him nnd hold him until
tho fino fe paid.
John Borland was arrested on
Silver street. Saturday night by
Officer Cusic and charged with
being drunk and disorderly. Bor
land lives west of tho city and
camo to town to get his wife, who
left him several weeks ago, to
return to. him. Ho caused such a
disturbance, when sho refused to
return, that tho officer was called.
Horland was fined $5 by tho
mayor yesterday morning.
"Coino over lieio, I -want your
coin." said a hold-up man to .7. F.
Duvkin Saturday night nhoufc 5
o'clock in front of tho Freo Bap
tist church. Durkin did not move
nnd tho. toueji artist grubbed him
around the waist, threw him down
and relieved him of $12. TIo es
caped before tho-robbed man could
Durkin, it js claimed, was in
toxienteil tit ihc timo or ho could
havo secured help by Miauling as
Mm ulrootu were crowded- nt tho
timo except nt tho immediate- spot
whore the hold-up happened
iiuurmnion is wanted by tho
police concerning tho wborc'abouts
of William Decker, who it is sup
nosod is in this city. Docker's
rfllnUves aro lesrciM of locating
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Trouble Experienced in Se
THE FIRST MURDER CASE
Heard in Marion County in
Several 'Years Past.
Ouiseppe Guiffritta Faces' Jury on
Trial for His Life Charged With
Murder of His Own Brother. .
At rino o'clock Monday morning,
tho first murder trial in Marlon
conn'y In soveral , years, began in
tho court of common picas with
Judge noston Q. Young on tho
Ouiseppe Oulffritln will face a
Jury, on trial for his life on tho
charge of murdering his own broth
or, Lucca Guiffritta on the morn
ing ,f Saturday, Nov. 2i, 1'JOfi.
Attorney Charles .lustlco has been
appointed by tho court to defend
Guiffritta and has associated with
him George D. Seofleld, of thn Jinn
of Seofleld, Durfeo and Seofleld. By
reaso.i of tho fact that of tho 23
wllnesres thus far subpoenaed, tho
majority arc Italians, nn interpreter
is necessary. Tony Matraja of this
city, police sergeant Victor Churche3
of Columbus and Jnmes Cannella, of
Dayton, will act la this capacity
during the trial.
Tho panel of 8G men- was sworn
shortly after nine o'clock and tho
work of securing a Jury was started
at once. This work procrcssed slow.
ly an1 considerable difficulty was
eperlsncei for' the reason that a
great many men are opposed to cap.
itol punishment, while a. great ma
jority, of the panel have cither
formed or exuprcssod opinions and
aro prejudiced -against circum
stantial evidence, on which It is nd.
mltted thut tnis enso largely hinges.
Lena Guiffritta, .v daughter of tho
accusal, and a nleco. of tho murdered
man, )s tho principal witness in tho
case, rnd upon tho fact of her stick
ing to tho story sho told to the pu
ree at the time of ..tho crimo, tho
state is . basing conalderablo of it's
faith in a conviction. Should sho
go- back on tho stale, tn possibility
not at all Improbable, then Prose
cutor Clark will have, a hard tlmo to
make the indictment,'-charging mm'.
der In tho first degreo, slick.
Tho larger part of tho day was .
dovo'cd to tho matter of selecting
the Jury and nt noon but llttlo had
beeu accomplished. Nearly nil read,
crs aro familiar with tho details of
tho murdor. Guiffritta had gone to
his barn to hitch up about C o'clock
tho morning of tho murder, nnd
while thcro was shot from nmln
by somo person, Uuckshot was used
and Fevornl empty lC-guago shells'
wero fcund at the point from which
It was believed tho shot wa3 fired.
Susbcquently a IG-guago shotgun
was found hidden away nnd It fur.
ther developed that tho accused
man had boutjht tho shotgun from
Ed. AVobor at Amarin's hardware
store, and Clarence Fcrlbner, cm.
ployed nt Haberman's hardwaro
Btoi'o identified tho accused ns the
man fo wliom he had sold buckshot
with which tho fatal shelld wero
Loaa Guin'rltta's testimony before
tho Mayor was to the effect that sho
know of tho guu bolng hidden; had
overheard a conversation between
Theodore Grasso, her lover, and hor
father, In which Grasso ' w'as told to
say nothing if ho heard anything
An effort will b0 mndo to provo
tnat onmlty existed between tho two
men mil that they liml troublo pre
vious to this time.
Shortly after li o'clock a. m.
tho entire panel o,f. 30 namcB had
been exhausted ami thorp, woro but
11 men in the box, all of' whom ara,
of courso, subject to" challenge and
dlamissal. Under theao conditions,
Juflgo Young adjourned, court iin.
til threo o'clock In tbp aftornion
and ordered a tipeclul panol of four
teen nrm'en drawn, Another cfTort
will be made at that lime when tho
following men will appear and bo
examined; Homy Neldlg, John "V.
C-hartor, Ollnlwn P..."WJJnon. CJeorgo
D, Knapp, 8, n. Llpplncott, Frank
V. fituhl, Howard Stoll, AVm. C.
Deatty, Clifford if; Ca&s, v. a.
Hughes, Lewi? Donning, Hartley
Eckfoid, E, ;, Mealy and O. W.
Of the tUIrly.3lx sHien . oxamlned
Sfonday m'ornlng, th'; folfowlng wort)
Bauer, Frank Zuck, Otis Hrooks and
.John Imbody by tho defence and
Charl?s Dlx nnd Thomas Swisher by
the state. Those excused for cause
by the xtato were A. A. Gottnchnll,
E. Wasbbxrii, William Hobormah,
.f. S. Homier, William Cull, Isaac
Hlcl3on, John Peusor, Joseph
Wheldoinoyer, John Stuckcy; J, M.
Hamilton, L. A. Cull, John Tlussler,
William niand, C. C. Pcttlt, Frank
Poppleton, John Evans nnd A. II.
Tlmo loft, who aro still subject to
challenge are H.,C. Gearhlser, Fred,
Isslolb, John McDolo, Henry , Ren
nort, Mondial .Markoy, John ltah.
som, 'A. W.. Hipshcr, William Ma
haffoy, D. B. nider, William Jlnl.
lentlne, .Tivnes Fletcher, Albert Ob
orn f.nd Edward Mautz.
Both tho state and tho defense nro
exercising the greatest coro in tho
selection of the jury, indlcntlng that
both' aro prepared to mako an 1111.
usually strong fight nnd arc leav
ing io stone unturned to win a
point in what promises to be an ex
ceptionally Interesting cato.
Tho court room both Monday n
ternoon nnd this forenoon -was
crowded, a fair sprinkling of worn,
en being among the morning at
tendance. After a pleasant weckv'vWt
with Jut son 11. .M Sager "at Lor-
o:w. jlrs. .buger has returned t),
her hmno on Ola street.
A company of guests numbering'
about forty perpetrated a very
pleasant surprise upon Mr. fi. W.
Collins at his home in Gronn
Camp Saturday evening reminding
him ot ins lilty-seeond birthday np
iiivursary.. A supper was served to
whldi nil did ample justice and a
social time was enjoyed by all
prc-.cn t.- Those present from Marion
were Mrs. A. J)., "White and, 'Mrs.
S. K. Horry.
. Mrs. ,.Tohn Schneider of Cottage
atrect. sustained a severe- fall at her
homo this morning fracturing one
of tho bones in her loft lower limb.
Sho was ntltondcd by Dr. V. 11.
The Last Cut On Coats
We take stock Thursday. Two more days to cut the cloak stock
down. Therefore we make one last and final Reduction on Tuesday,
and Wednesday. . ' "
Choice any Long Coat worth up to $35 for $7.95
Every long cloJJi coat included (evening coats excepted) long loose
coats of fine kerseys, broadcloths and mixtures, 75 of them, none sold '
for less than $20 00, while most of them are $25.00 and $30.00 values.
Remember this offer
only $7.95. '
Choice of 50 Long Coats now for $4.98
These coats sold up to $19.75. Plain or fancy materials in all sizes.
Yes the same coats that are sold up to $19.75. Choice on Tuesday and
Wednesday $4.98. N
Choice any Velour or Evening Coats $12.98 N
Think what this means, you buy the handsomest, velour blouses or
fitted coats worth $30.00 to $40.00, or choice -of Ten elegant evening gar
ments of the finest imported broadcloths $1)5.00 to $50.00 value,
Any Fur Coat in the 5tore J Price
Any Fur Scarf, Set, Jrriuff Price
THE UHLER &
January Clearance Sale
. We start another week of "clean
ing up" stock by making some ex
tremely low prices in "our
FANCY WOOL WAISTINGS, also a lotjif Mercerized
BLACK DRESS GOODS.
of fine black dress
wool that retailed
to close at
HEAVY FANCYCLOAKING. A strictly wool mate
rial in che'vorn stripes nnd'bther fancy 1
weaves, 50 inches widi$ reduced QQfl
from $r,oo to - ; 1L uUlf
ALL WOOL DRESS GOODS. 40 inches wide in
some pretty mixtures; fl
real 50c quality at ---2
I UHLER &
Choice Any Long Coat$7J5
is only for Tuesday and
75c per yard;
We will close out a lot
goods in wool and silk and
at $1.50 per yard,
Wednesday, two days
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