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Si jcHnt $
K L EINMAI E R S
For one very good rea
son we have hesi
tated In saying
anything in our
lative to our splen
did STRAW HAT STOCK
but Memorial day,
the dividing line
between straw and
felt hats, is here
and to-morrow we
will be on the straw
Our Straw Hats are
ready -ready as never be
fore. Panamas, Milans,
Manillas, Leghorns, Japs,
and split straws in every
correct new shape and
The price range is so
large that every man and
boy can wear a new straw
25c. to $7.50.
THE WHITE PLAGUE
Claims as its Victim Mrs. Ella B.
(Mrs. i:ila B. Byers, wife of John
Byers, died at her homo on Park
Btrcot, at 3:30 o'clock tilts morning,
after an Illness of several months,
iMr( Byers wa3 thirty-six years of
ae. She- was born In Mansfield, and
bad lived hero for the past twelve
years. A large clrclo of friends
mourn the death of an estimable and
lovable young woman. Besides tho
husband, one son, Taul Byers, sur
vives to mourn her demise.
Tho funeral arrangements have not
GET THE 0A3H HABIT
In Kid and Patent Leather
$1.98 $2.25 $2.45
1 Until n:'-J0 O'clock
Eri jay j Afternoon
May Merchandise Matinees
Still a complete selection of all
those splendid bargains that have
attracted hundreds of women each
'fitt-SHE- KM l d
CUSS DAY EXERCISES ARE
ENJOYED BY LARGE AUDIENCE
An Excellent Musical and Literary; Program is Rendered
by the Graduating Class of
paratory, to the Thirty-fifth
Every Number on the Program Showed That Much
Care and Time had Been Spent in its Preparation.
day exercises of the.
or Marion high school were con
ducted bcfoie a large and greatly
-litcmsted nudicico 'in the nuditor
iiim of tho high school building
Wednesday afternoon. An excellent
musical and literary program was
rendered in n manner that invited
praise to tho proficient corps of
instructors who labored so .hard to
make the event the proud occasion
ot a lit'o time for tlio rcsncotivo
"Virtue. Kindles Strength" si
moito that disclosed tho main fac
tor in the upbuilding of tho high
Mandum ot American civilization
was tlio banner Pcntenco of the
class. This grand motto of noble
and iiiKniriinr thouglit. transposed
into tho latin "Virtus incendit
Vine-." was inscribed on a largo
pennant of I lie class colors of Yale
blue and old gold and suspended
from tho arch in front of the stage
from this, narrow t reamers in the
class dilois were draped to llio
stago waits. A largu diiKs pennant
bnarmg '07 formed a ceiling drap-
cry. foiled plants mid cut flow
fiN were used in profusion with
very prolty effects.
The pniirrum opened at 2:.10
o'clock with the invocation by Rev.
R) rii ('. Piatt, pastor of llio Cen
tral Christian church. A mixed
chorus wlich had been carefully
trained by Miss Loom Winn, ren
dered in a 'pleas'ug manner the
classic- from Mncy "A Dream of
The first oration was bv 'Miss
Mnry Edsoll. who spoke on "Mod
ern Japan." She declared .Tnivin'
advancement as tho great drama of
coming centimes in .the Pacific .
Tho East is reawakening and her
educational system, navy, manufac
tories, commerce favorably corona.
with Europe. Sho said, "Tho Mi
kado Jias shown himself capable of
leadership by his wisdom in re.
straining his eitizf'ns from adopt
ing everything Amer'lsan and ho
has steered between base imitation
mid conservatism". In concluding
the speaker said, "And civilization
rejoices at free Japan". Miss Ed.
sell spoke in a clear, well balanced
voice and won tho admiration, of
her friends .
"Anthony Van Dyck" was tlio
subject of mi interesting thesis by
Miss Dora Nash. Sho portrayed in
exquisite langnago the brilliant ca
reer of tho great artist. His sub.
jeets were sacred scenes cspeciolly
adapted for churches but ho was
known 'to the world as n portrait
painter, sue declared. In 1032,
Charles I expressed the wish that
England possess the painter and he
was named painter in ordinary to
His Majesty. She named his best
known work as "Baby Stuart".
In conclusion tho speaker referred
to the many characteristics of the
man and his work and spoko feel
ingly of the death of tho kind
hearted, lovable man.
See Us before you buy
the Marion High School Pre
.Miss Cora Zachman held llio rapt
.'attention oi tlio mulienco by ex
cellently delivering Jior production
on the subject "Tho Master Hand"
Slio sn'll that Tew pcoplo who at
tain to mastery, ((hough there are
hosts of followers. She- referred
to Shakespeare an tlio example of
mastery in literature. She said:
" Rembrandt, Millet, Saint Saens
were great but yet not Raphaels,
not masters." As examples of mas
tery sho named Michael lAngclo in
sculpture, Lohengrin an innsio, Edi
son in science. In closing sho
said: "Let us not say there- is
nothing to do and keep this word
before us "There- is a Master
Jn n clear audible vo'iee that lit-
tle loss than charmed his bearers, . " T V 1 A """""' K,vcn
Mr. Vernon Shroats delivered nn ' ' 11).n1IT?,1 C!,cncy- Chen
omiinl, "Arm,' iTnrautinw wl.irtl? 0' Bln,c!1 t.Lnt humor is charactcris-
proved one of the finest numbers
" C -..! -W-..W-- ., ...V.
of llio program. His accent wn9
perfect, bis delivery natural nnd
ho w'n the appreciation of all. In
tho course of hU thesis the young
orator declared the quest of happi
ness, the master quest, saying that
this quest begins with health, but
that health in this country is not
as great as formerly since civiliza
tion so complex. Jio named content
as tho second necessity to happi
ness. A concluding thought, "no
who cares for a friend a divine
One, is nbovo nil happy, for this is
1110 ipanncea or a llinusa'.il ii s.
Happiness is" our union with God."
Miss Lulu Bland nicely rendeied
n piano polo "Vsilso Brillnnte"
Chopin, after which M'Hs Zoa
AlctJuiro spoke on "Tho Constancy
of Woman." Sho said, "Every ago
is marked liy some new enenrv.
In the fourteenth camo chivalry
and so on through iho others but
this century recognizes the constan
cy of woman. Striking beauty and
courage has made woman famous.
Joan of Arc, willingly sacrificed
her life for right. Penolopo is an
example or constancy. Shakespeare
pictures Cordelia as tlio courageous
and faithful daughter. In conclud
ing Mies McGuiro declared that ev
erywhere nro found women who
have lived lives of self sacrifice.
"Our Inland Migration" was tho
subject of wi oration by Miss Wan
da Mealey, but on account of ill
ness, sho was not ablo to appoar.
"A Study in Shakespeare" was
the sub-'ect of on oration by John
Sells. Ho spoko many words of
praic for 'his " marvelous Work, de
claring that nothing was so prcat
or small ns lo fail to como in
scope of his power. In olosin
ho said: "Wo may go through his
.".in numi-iung in vain lor a
MiSi Kd.th Tumor brought out a
well developed thought in her r.'tc
.ds on "Holland and tho Debt "We
Owe Her. " Sho declared Ilollanl
sreat because she gave tho world
calm thouglit and freedom from su
perstuion. Sho said Hint William
of Oranfjo was the greatest 0
nameg and that upon that govern
ment is based H10 fundamental
prinr Ics of our democracy.
"the Spinning Wheel 'f from
SpimUnr was londercd. by M.isi
Marinnno Jtcinicke. Tlio yo'unr lndv
proved a musician of exceptional
ability and Iter selection was on
of the most highly .appreciated
numbers 011 tho pivrnm.
"Scenes in Switzerland" wn
tlio subject of an oration by M:ks
Edith EHillip;. She spoko of tho
grandeur f tho Alps, of Intorlnkon
tho noi'tlidrn tatowny of Swttzer
land, and of tho beautiful taio of
auterbrnnnen. Sho also treiuo-1
the historical scones such ns ,he
chapel o William Toll. Sho chatd
her v.Vid descripiivo oration b
Rjviujr attention to somo of tho
handier phases of life- of that conn,
try, describing tho frightful abysses
qf tho mountains. In closing she
imiu imp: rWMorlaiHl furnished ai
sconn iinpj-essivo to tho traveler
(Iiat all who visit its beautiful land
iBUlV.r?a'"ir,i, ll10 feasant memories
of tho beautiful een'tfl of tho hand.
nresn'o oraltdfi oil "CiIld Labor".
folio spoke of tho beart Tending
sights in tho various shops throur"
out tho country Were mere babies
are earning a few shillings a day
by( tho sweat of tlioir brow. tSho
said that in tlio mines of Penn
sylvania there nn 19nrm hnva
working with their Jinnds torn, and
bleeding. "Tho snvnges died for
tlio protection of their young and
helpless, oud Uio beast will do liko.
wiso yet wo ns civilized Americana
stand with our hand idlo and soo
theso ihree.ycnr-ojd children beiug
made slavos of," soid the speaker.
Til closing pjio Raid, "Washington
Ravod, our nation from tyrant's
DAILY MIRROIt, THURSDAY,
rule, Lincoln from slavery and now
who will rescue the children."
An oration 'on "Immigration"
by Thomas Turison' was not givon,
the orator Imvlng licen excused by
the board oC education.
Clever in o,cry detail and enter
taining to the highest dogreo was
the class history which was written
and declaimed by Miss Ruth Fish
er, Sho said that the class dis
tinguished itself from tho .first,
early becoming famous Tor its lovo
of argumentation which it forever
afterwards retained. Sho .spoke of
the Freshman 'rf year ns. being
marked by Mr. Marshall's mar
riago. Then came the sophomoro
debate which tho '07 won. In tho
inter-class basket ball meet, the
'07 s won, in the oratorical contest
of this year tho class won two
seconds and first honors.
Tho historian referred to many
humerous incidents which were fa
mous with tho class. Sho reviewed
in a clever way the things leading
up to tho Junior-Senior banquet,
when the subject for debate was
"To dance, or not to diinco thai
in tho question?1' or "Shall wo
Ploy Tnldle-winks?" In. concluding
Mis Fisher declared that tho
class possesses tho solo distinction
of graduating with a daughter.
An oration whic! was .replete
with nohfo thoughts and thrilling
with inspiring principals was one
"Invent American Humor," given
lie of (he bright and active nature
of (ho American and Hint it serves
a higher pui'poso than merely to
please as when used ns a weapon
against vice, it is very formidable.
In illustrating he snoke of the
work of Rill NTyo and .Mark Twain
illustrating with -a clever story,
Mr. Cheney concluded by stating
that the principal element in our
humor i the daring absurdity of
its exaggeration. .
The O irl's chorus of thirty-fivo
voices, under the direction of Miss
Winrd rendered "Tho Spinning
Chorus" from Wagner, it proving
one of I he most pleasing musical
selections' of tho program.
The clnss poem, written and de
livered by Miss I.eona Drnpor was
very clever. In her opening verses
sho expressed sorrow at parting
nnd spoke of the hope that tho
member of tho class might live ac
cording to tho molto and that they
might ho patient, kind and true.
Two veiosi of the poem w'ero in
tribute to the ..class flower (he
yellow j-oso. They follow:
"Modest, sweet (breathed yellow
Wihoso gold a ipromiso breathes
Of youth and woodland wreaths.
Of all the wealth of Juno's glad
Of rroves and woodland wreaths.
You nro our " 'emblem
Tly all who sco you bloom;
Wo .hope we arc a promise swcot,
As you are roso of June.
The concluding oration of the
program was given by Miss Marv
1'ixloy, her Mibjcct "Hannibal.''
She spoko of Hannibal ns a re
markable leodor of men. Sho justi
fied bis cruelty as due to his fur.0
and spoke kindness of his domestic
life. In closinry she said "TTml
Carthago been wort-hy of her noblo
son, she would have been queen of
The clas prophecy by Misj Mil
dred Dombaugh concluded the pro
gram. Sho p"foturcd in .humerous
stylo many brilliant futures for the
respective members of, tho class,
tho number proving very entertain-
The doss song, written by Miss
Ruth Fisher, wa rendered as tlfe
linai nuniher of Ui0
Rheumatism Cured in 3 Days
Mystic C'uro for Rheumatism and
Neuralgia radically cures in 1 to 3
dajv. Jts action upon llio systom is
romaikablo nnd mysterious. It re
moves at onco (ho causo and tho
disease immediately disappears.
The first dnso greatly benefits. 75
cems nnd !jsj. Sold by The Diunblo
Pharmacy, Opp. Pilgrhn Inn
None but reliable makes
arc ever found in this stock.
Ladies' SleovelcEs Vest at
5c, 10c, 15c and 25c
Children's Summor Under
wear from 10c up.
Men's Underwoar, Oroam
Color, grey mixed tit black
25c and 60c
Men's Union Suits Lislo
fin'sh at , 08c
WRSE CENTI5R STftRET.
MAY 30. 1907.
Word From N,y y,ork Anx
I iously AwaitetL
Every Business Man Court
ing the Contagion.
Another Meeting was Held at the
Commercial Club Nothing New in
Another meeting was hold nt tho
Commercial club Inst evening ( to
Oisuus.s tho Erie shop propositi').
Hulhusiasm, instead of being de
creasing is becoming more intenso
ever Jiour and last night's meet
ing was all that couM bo asi';el.
frho mention of the Commercial
Club in connection with the prop
osition whirf is now' before the
people should not .to bo taken to
menu Hint the club alone has tlio
matter in ihnud. While it is true
that the club members and officials
have taken 1 very active pant in
tho work ,so far, they havo not
been alone. Tile enthusiastic and
unanimous support of tJio wholo
citizenshipwhether members of tho
club or not, has been ciikstcd and
to (his fact is duo tho great strides
which have been made.
There is practically nothing to
add to what has previously been
sad regarding development ns
stated, yesterday,, much depends
upon 1 ne report mane liy 1110 repre-
fientatives ol the mechanical nnd-J
engineering deparlment.s., -who in
spected the plant of the Marion
Maniilnclunng company. This re
port ;'n now in the hands of the
officials at New York and word
iv expected from Miein at auv time.
Until th'i roMrt is reeeivei), noth
ing dofinito can bo given ut.
Don't limp around witn yiiouma
tism. Fleclropodfc cure. Ask the
Tho Rink will be open Thursday
NL ClUbS and
Mrs. M. J. Sullivan was Jiostcss
to about thirty ladies yesterday nt
a morning bridgo party at her homo
on Eatt Church street. Tho rooms
was nicely decorated with spring
flower and flags.
In tho bridge games Mrs. Geo.
H. Christian, Jr., won first honors
At ono o'clock a delightful lunch
eon v,as sorved by tho 'hostess.
Tho guests wero Mcsdnmcs Geo.
B. Christian. Jr., Fred Dombaugh,
C. C. Fisher. A. K. Chenoy. Ja.
BnstnlIe, John Darmody, J. T.
Matthews, II. II . Stone George
Scofiold M. Strelitz, W. H.
Bones, II. N. Quigley, F. S.
Keilor, II. B. llano, James Pren
dorgastv O. S. napp, Daniel
Evans. E. K. Uhler, Fred Ilaber
man; William Scofield, M.'A. Tur
ney. Clifford Owens, A. IT. Tvling,
George Turuey of Rome, N. Y.;nud
A. O. Bonnet t of Columbus.
i-VIss Ethel Scott, of Windsor stroet,
was hostess to ho members and
guests of tho T. A. B. club yester
day evening. Tho hours from 8 un
til 10 were pleasantly -whllod away at
fmuslc and various social diversions.
An elegant two course luncheon,
served by the hoBtess, was a conclud
Tho club's guests upon tho occasion
wero Miss KUifcl Dorward, Miss Eth
5 ol Uncapher and Miss Graco Straw.
Miss Cleo fiwoncy, of West Church
Btreet, will bo hostess to tho club nt
Its .next meeting.
The Rowing Clrclo of the Lutheran
Kvnngollcul church, met at the homo
of Mrs. J. I Lust, of Sputh State
street, yesterday aftornoon and even
ing. The. hour wsro plcnsuijtly
spent at sewing and soda Intercourse.
hostess was Jho iea'turo of tbq oeca-
Tho next mcetinc of the soviqty will
bo held at tho homo of M'.b. Sol
omon Wiser, of Dlx avenue r
(Miss Pearl Cheney entertalnod n
company of twenty young laoles yes
terday afternoon in honor of ber
guest, Miss Florence Carpontor, of
Roelcford, ill, Tho company played
bridge on the lawn, Mrp. II, W, Cul-
bortson wlnnlg flrst lionnis. A a'n"
ty luncheon was served ot tables ar
ranged In lindcr tho grape arbor.
Mrs. Mngglo .Tullun, of I?lx ivvenpo.
waa pleasantly surprised ' lant plgit
by aibout 23 relatives and frlomlrf tu
honor ot her birthday anniversary.
Tho house- was nicely decorated 'With
plants and cut flowers. The even
ing was spent socially and refresh
ments were served.
Tho members of the Fortnightly
clul) wero pleasantly entertained
Wednesday aftcrno6n, by Mrs. L. E
Noborgall, at her homo on North
Main street. " ""
Tho Rink will bo open Thursday
KUNO USES AXE.
Sharon, ra. Moly aO. (Special)
--Mnnager Kling today released
Pitcher Rdfeldt and Outfielder
MWiacbi.At the same timo ho sign
ed Catcher Griffith nnd Pitcher
THE GAME IS ON
Score of Innings up to the Time of
Going to Press.
Tho b5g game at AkrouJs on nnd
the score by innings as -it is being
received by tho Mirror docs not
look f.o very favorable for tho Mar
ion team. The score, received at
tho timo of go.'ing to press slocd
one to nothing n the end of tho
seventh inning. Lucas is in the box
Score by innings):
Marion 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Akron 0 10 0 0 0 0
The Rink will bo open Thursday
Officer William Travis has resigned
his poslton on the local police forco
nnd Sam Robinson has been appoint
ed to Oil tho vacancy.
The funeral of Milton WsitJvlmg
was conducted from llio Reformed
church in Prospct at 10 o'clock
Thursday morning. Rev. C. M.
SchaaC officiating. Interment wai
made in the Prospect cemetery.
A company of fifty delegates
frnin the Ej worth IiCnguo of tho
German M. E. church wont to Co
lumbus tins moniing w.hore they
will attend the d'ulrict convention
of tho German Epworth Lcagito.
The ilnst anniuil commencement
of tho Morral schools will bo Juno
7th instead of May 31st os prev
iously announced. Mr. E. D. Crim
of this city will deliver the class
address! and Mrs. Mmiilo Drpko
Inkecp nnd Rertliel Wctmoro Allen
will usis t in musical numbers.
Miss Olta Jlao Dutt and Mr,
Joseph II. Mnnn wero married nt
3 o'clock, Wednesday afternoon, by
Rev., C. E. Rowley, pastor of
Weslov M. E. church at h'n Jiomo
on Oluoy avenue. Thoy ivill make
thor ihomo in Marion.
Tho Rink will bo open Thursday
night. 5-28-3t '
Lowest Prices On Newest Footwear, Why
Pay More Elsewhere
Ladies' fine kid dross
shoes, with patent leather
tips and light 'and heavy
sole3, $1.50 and $2.00 a pa'ir
Infant's hoft solo shoo3
25c and 48c.
leather shoes, 39c
Big lino of Ladles'
THE RACKET STORE
' 1 Until
AT tJHLER &HPHILLIPS'
May Merchandise Matinees
Still a complete selection of all
those splendid bargains that have
attracted hundreds of women each
i S r r ' II
I Tho Warner & Edwards Store
I 1 i
I For Juniper
This silk is woven
by the HarJon Silk
Mills. It is a soft ser
viceable taffeta silk,
We show it in twenty
shades. Although the
fashion magazines ad
vertise the price at
sixty-five cents, our
price is 50c per yard.
1 he price has ad
vanced, but until our
present stock is ex
hausted the price will
be fifty-cents per yard
A Little Glove News
There's quite a bit of talk
at present about the scarcity
of Long Silk Gloves, but wo
certainly havo a completo
Long Silk 01ovc3, black or
whito $1.25, $1.60, $1.7G
$2.00, $2.25, and $2.50.
Lang Silk Gloves, blue,
pink and grey $2.25.
Long Kid Gloves, 16 but
Long Kid Gloycs, 12 but
Short Silk Gloves
COc, 7Gc and $1.00
Short Kid Gloves
.... $1.00, $1.50 and $2,00 I
J. P. LUDWIG
Marion's Specialty Store
and Children's Oxfords in
patent leather and yicl kid.
Children's and misses' 80c
00c and $1.00.
Ladies' $1.25, $1.B0 and
Men's $2.50 Oxfords for
$2.00 in patent leathor, vici
kid and gun metal calf.
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