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SHE MAON DAILY MIRROR, TKIDAY, AUOUM 8 1&07.
HLt-M mji ilmh.ii "nil. i'ln I..... .
4iA net will
UU.v7Q all $10.00 Oattug Salts
4 n no wlH
hfl f0 WU' Qy choice of
CPZiUD all $4.00 Outing Trousers
nn. will buy choice of
OOC all 50c Wash Suits
' Held Thursday.
First Christian Church Ladles Plan
' to Educate an Orphan,
The Christian (Women's Board of
missions of tho First Christian church
held a regular monthly meeting at
the home of Mrs. J. A. Wldcman, of
Oak street, Thursday afternoon. Tho
topic of tho day was "Mormonism."
The program was opened 'with dovo
tlonal services conducted by tho pres
ident, Mrs. Frank Thow, and the
pastor, Itev. LoUoy E. Carter, led
In prayer. Two papers dealing with
Mormonism were read by Mrs. Frank
Tbew and Mrs. Mary Wasson. Tho
papers wcro taken up In & general
Considerable buslncs of Importance
was discussed and reports were read
showing tho society to bo in excellent
condition. The matter of having tho
society meet tho expense of schooling
an orphan child for a year was not
decided, but action will bo taken at
(the next meeting. FblloWjIng tho
business meeting, a social session was
held and refreshments woro served.
The society will hold Its noxt reg
ular meeting tho second Thursday In
September at the homo of Mrs. Frank
Thew, on John street.
Beatty &,t Long sella mon'a and
women's comfort shoes of all kinds.
Don'tTtoreet Your TicketsT
Bring your mjkets and come to the
drawing toraorrowJgljt at 8:30 p. m.
Marlon ClothlngTk Cloak Co.
LIptons Teas. R. T. Lowls & Co.
OUR BIG MID.SUMMER
commences ana cnwL lAug,
25th. Just 13 days to T:lean
out stock cf all odds and
ends and summer goods.
Nearly every article in the
store WILL BE SOLD AT
Bo on hand oarly. Salo
Starts In the morning of
Aug. 10th and continues un
til Saturday night, Aug. 25tfi
Ask for Profit Sharing Oer
tifUcatas, ?' ,
TJIE BIO CASH STORE.
har cholcn of
bay choico of
all $7.50 Outing Suits
buy choice of
50 Outing Trousers
all $3.00 Wash Sa
Celebrated by Willis Wolbert In a
Mrs. Edward Wolbert of East
Funning street entertained u com
puny of fifty young ladies und gen
tlemen last night in honor of tho
8th birthday nnnicrsary of hor
son. Willis. TJio evening was spent
with music, games und other pleas
ant diversions. Mr. Wolbert re
ceived a number of liondsio'mo ixj
mombrancea among which was n
gfold iwdtdh. Dainty rafreshin,cnt
woro 6orvcd by the hostess.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Boyer of
Oolumbus wcro n'mong (the out-of-
FEES ARE FIXED
Attorneys of Three Counties
Same Fees will be Allowed in This
Subdivision of Judicial
At a conference of attorneys from
Wyandufc, Crawford and Marion
counties, held in Iho common pleas
court loom, Thursday afternoon,
an agreement was readied on fees
to bo charged in partition suits.
Tho meeting was held at tho re
quest of Judge Ilabat and Young
of, tho court of ouunnon ideas. In
the future, all fees in this clot
of proceedings will be govcrened
by tlie court and will be the same
throughout the judical district.
It was agreed that u fee of ilvo
per cent will bo given on tho llrst
$2,000 and on all in excess of that
amount the fee will be 2 1-2 por
cent. Tlio "minimum fee will be $30.
The attorneys reported to tho judges
who ordered the clerks of court
to record it en their journals.
The (attorneys in (attendance wero
jAiibon Wickham and Ilufus B.
'Sim oi Bucyrus, David C. Par
ker und George U. Ucodnch oi
Upper Sandusky, W. E. Sooflold
and John II. Burtram of Marion.
There will b
months' time to
yet, but we must
hovo ryoom for fa
lEton SultB. worth 37.60 for 31. 08.
Shirt waist suits, 15.00 to 37.50,
Marlon Clothing & Cloak Co.
The funeral service ot M. V. Payne
was held this afternoon at two o'clock
at the residence on West Columbia
street. Burial occurred at Marlon
Funeral services over the remains ot
Mrs, James Sargent will be held to
morrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock at
the resldenco at 621 East Church
street. Rev. B. C. Piatt will offi
ciate. Interment will follow at Ma
Funeral services over tho remains
of Margaret Neldhart were held at
the residence of floor go Neldhart, on
ICast Farming street, at two o'ejoek
this nfternoon, Itev. D. II. Bnlloy
offlcat!ng. Interment occurred at
Unless Papers are Forward
ed to Columbus.
Board of Examiners
DfflculticB Between Prof. Beckett
and Examiners Promises to be
Aired in the Courts.
The- differences between C. M.
Beckett and the city board of school
examiners over Mr. Beckett's failure
to pass an examination after ho had
been appointed principal of the High
i'school, threaten to end up In tho
courts. JLhtc Thursday afternoon, J.
W. Jacoby", cl6rk of tho board, re
ceived a telephone communication
from the state school commissioner's
oflec, abruptly commanding him to
send In Mr. Beckett's examination
papers At'onco. Mr. Jacoby sought to
explain over the 'phone and tho man
In tho state commissioners' offlco re
fused to listen.
Havo those papers In this offlco Mr. Beckett has not placed your do
by Saturday or we will bring a man- 'partmcnl In such a position as cn
damus proceeding to get them," dc-.titles It or you, to said manuscrlpt8.
clarod the-Btate school official. "That section says: "and If after
Tho city examiners will stand firm Wh Inspection and rovlcw of tho
In thclr-fdetermlnatlori to hold back manuscripts, ho Is still of tho onlnlon
tho paptlW on tho grounds that Mr.
Beckett 'naS hot complied with tho error, If any, and lssuo his certlfl
law. They Stato that boforo ho has cn. lin flhnll linvo hn rlelit in nn.
...... - - I
me ngnt to appeal to tho stato com
missioner, ho must go beforo tho board
ana nave his papers reviewed. Then
If ho is still dissatisfied, ho can take
wh caso to tno state officials. Mr.
Beckett, tho members say. has never
gono to tho board with his complaint,
As soon as ho does this, the board will
send his papers to tho stato commls-
sloner, tho board members say.
Today, Mr. Jacoby, acting under In-
structlons from tho board of exam-
incrs, made public nil of tho enrrn.
spondenco that has passed between cd his appeal, said Section 4085 does
mm and tho state commissioner's of- not empower or authorize you to re-
lnif lf Cihcr Wlth tho orBtml nHl- ,lulro tl,c Clerk of tho board of ox
aavit filed with tho commissioner by nminers to procure and forward any
Mr. BCCkett, 'nltinr tnntiiia.vlncl.nn (. , i.
If Mr. Beckett will consent." said .llovcs to havo beont unfairly graded.
ir'J' tn,H morning, "I will "Wo havo no!'dspositon to nntng
giaaiy make public the questions and .onlze or treat unfg'Wy Mr. Beckett or
hn ni'i .. examination In which any one else, but w dp feel that tho
Vnii i . i statute was Intended to protect the ox-
nM u u. ?. ihe wor(1ing of tho amlners as well as.tho applicant, and
mnlin . Mn Beckctt Died in cannot but feel Impelled to stand
Bloncr I .npPCaI t0 stat0 Commls- squarely upon the" statute, and sug-
rv.. i?ni. Best beforo proceeding further you
1007 r r I uyn vi .liny,
xnhnni jammed by tho board of
nMnra"rs of th0 c,ty ot Mn-
c nni t i' Zr, Position of prln-
having V 8cho01 of Mll city,
said nnBiti u,nnnlmously elected to
said cltv n ytho 8choo, tonrd of
1007 a st t " 27th dny ot Ju,jr'
nUbllr nrnue ".l"-uiis HI mo ,1U'U
from tho i npparcntly emanating "In reply to Mr. Beckett's statement
school ov I 0f 8a,d "oard or that I Intentionally withhold tho ro
namps nt ,rc,ner8' setting forth tho suit of his examination will say that
said oxnmfnMBUCCC88fuI aPP"cnnts nt (tho delay. If any. In sending out not
namn 7ii.i - ; ' and ,n which my ilco." of failure to th'o unsuccessful ap
"I had b appcar- pllcants was duo U'my nbsenco from
of thn "luuHiy auviscd by
cximl .. S ot tho 8al11 board
that J hnd fMo,l
several suWprirf v.n. . ,UI,eu on
bcen gone ov' i matter had
. . 'w sam board M.n
have niM,;" r,"lu. inat effect. I
"" wM"Hon advised by the dork
12YhrL "0 city ofCMak-
mv unll .. .. " to
,r.i. '" v'"ninntion linvo boon fllnd
wiui ninyjwd that, according to said
at ngs, iod on th f0 "l M
..n . ..
the following sub
and- thebry and n Z" "'slDra
' ujrniuH. rnrnl.tM, -. .
mnrtn .!..,...... .. .---"-. i ihivo
board nV-dli Vp n tl? cIcrk of snld
flclni VnLv i. "ura,nors for an of-
mM ': "" lu m' standing-
said examination . i, ' ,.r"u'H
rwl .., ' "'" ul
Java been advised 'bVanotheT p,lt
hn "L .10i00k 6Uch cxa""natIon that
ho recolved a cortincato July 30, 1907.
vru Hucn ronit-t. tii
..... .U,U uBiioerauon. I am firm,
ly convinced thnt h. .i ...
mo on the subjects namnd d I
fairly reprosent tho cradn nt nno.o
given by mo to tho questions asked
by the sabJ bom'd of exnmlnors; that
a report as to my standing has boon
wunnoia and has not been propmtly
furnlshod me as required by law;
and that I have been unfairly dis
"In consideration of the foregoing
statement, I hereby respectfully ap.
peal my caso to your office for final
animation bo procured from Bald
board and examined; that all tho
facts and circumstances connected
with said examination be inquired
intq; and If your finding shall war
rant such action--that tho said board'
of school examiners bo ordered to
issue mo a certificate as provided by
After recolvlng this affidavit,, the
state school commissioner wrote to
the board of examiners August 1,
asking that nl of Mr. Beckett's ex
amination papers be submitted for
review, This letter also invited tho
board to make -an explanation of Its
position lu the case,
Mr. Jacoby, as clerk of the board,
replied to tho stato commissioner's
letter August 3. Ha said that ho had
communicated with tho two other ex
aminers and that tho matter would be
attended to at tho earliest conven
ience of tho body. Mo Informed tho
commissioner that T. C. Bowcn,
president of tho board, was out of
tho city and that It would bo Im
possible to hold a meeting until tho
middle of this week. At that meet
ing, hd said, the board would writ
Its explanation and would forward
It together with Beckett's manu
scripts. In this letter, Mr. Jacoby
nkcd for a copy of Mr. Beckett's
affidavit, to bo used In thoroughly'
Infbrnilng tho board In regard to
August 4 nn answer camo from tho
commissioner, accompanied by ttib"
affidavit of Mr. Bockctt. Tho com
missioner expressed tho ftopo that
ho would rccolvo tho papers by tho
mlddlo of this week, giving his rea
sons as follows:
"Tho tlmo for tho opening of
school Is approaching, and doubt
less tho board of education of Mar
Ion desires at an early dato as pos
sible to know whether It will bo
necessary to securo nnothet principal
for tho High school."
Thursday, August 8, following tho
meeting of tho board Wednesday
evening, Mr. Jacoby sent tho follow
ing communication to the state com
missioner: "Your favor of the Gth Inst, on;
closing affidavit or Charles M. Beck
ett with reforence to our recent ex
amination, has been received and
duly considered by tho board.
"Upon examination of Section 4085
to which you refer In your letter of
tho 1st lust, wo nro advised that
that said board will not correct tho
' 'w "- --o"- '
peal his case, etc., etc.
"His affidavit contains nothing to
show that ho exercised or attempted
to excrclso "his right to review his
manuscrlpts .with tho members or
.members of tho board havlnc tlm
same In charge etc.," and thoroby glvo
tho mnmhnr or mnmlmru nn nnnnrtnn.
,ity to correct tho "errors, If any; and
ns a matter c?. fact he has not done
"Wo are advised further that, even
If Mr. Tteoltntt Jinrt nrnniM-Hv norfont.
huuiiiii jir. uvcki'iiu uuiuiivu w juur
.logal ndvlsor for an opinion, rather
than force a resort to tho courts,
"Wo nro having tho manuscripts In
'question prope-ly copied and verified
.that thoy may bo prpmptly forwarded
.should It bo properly jlotermlnrd that
Ith0 nppca' ,s ,n sucn B',nP a8 t0 ro-
tno city. Mr. liccKott's notico o: rail
!ro, togothcr with, tho others, wai
linl!v! to 111 iii nt nnnn nt .Tnlv 31.
',""w lu """ "l """ Ul ""' il-
,1007. Mr. Beckett never demanded
ot mo a notico of his failure, but upon
inquiry by telophono on tho morning
ot that dato wax told that tho delay
was caused by my absonco from tho
city nnd thnt It would bo mailed him
on that dato, which was accordingly
"As to tho statement appearing In
.the nubile press on July 27th will sav
i.t., .... -- .
that, following our custom, tho
nnmea of tho successful applicants
woro given to tho reporters upon tholr
application to mo as Clerk nnd In
compliance with the express instruc
itlons of the board pf examiners."
Trimmed Hats for Less
ui the labor nlonc Is worth. Wo
not carry over a single hat, bo-
ivo make them low enouuh to
i " .?
You can buy Hats worth
(up to 30.
or 98c while they last,
Mariort- fclothlng & Cloak Co.
Was the Scene of a Pleasant Picnic
,1 ' Thursday.
' 'fhifrbday iittornoou a tmrtv of
tTris picniced at ,tha Hubur groVo
,auur wues eusv vi town.
Many games were .indulged iu and
tovMards evejiing a fine lunch was
served . ,
Thcio in attendance wcro Miss:
Loretta Schildren of Ohillicotho,
Irnaen rldmondsoiii Fi'ancea, Mar
guerite und Helen Kircbener, Eliza
und ' Anna Maria Molloy, Agnes
Kelly, Emma O'Brien Gitoco ind
Marguerite Kelly, Tiy Iluber, Ger
thido Seliroeter. Edwaaid Solaoeter
ami riorian Hess,
Beatty & Long's "Fltgeeoy" kids
hand turn shoes are1 made with
rubber heels and no Unlnar for wo-
'men'a tender fnt "ju,jilJ!iftll
Hundreds Visit Beautiful
GijVB Old and Young a Half
f" Day's Outing.
Many Pleasant Events wcro Given
and Good Music was Rendered
by Steam Shove Band.
Tlio anuuul picnip of Epworlh M.
E. Sunday school. which was held
an tho beautiful green at Garllcld
Irk yesterday aftnioon and even
ing, proved a eticcesa in ovory de
tail. Several hundred people took
ndvnntngo of tho opportunity for a
pleasant Jinlf, day's outing.
Tlio primary and junior membors
of tho school visited tho park
bout 2 o'clock while tho ojdor
people joined their flamilies about
C o'lock. At 0 o'clock the contents
of fcoorcs of lunch baskets woro
spread upon tho park tables and
delicious picnio dinners enjoyed.
Durine tho dinner 'hour and until
1) o'clock in tho evening the Marion
Steam Shovel baud played almost
continuously, adding greatly to tho
plcasuro ot tho occasion.
Tho particular bright fcatiuo of
nmucment on tho ground which do
lighted tho hearts of tho children
wa (a roller coaster. Tho coaster
would nccommwwte two children nt
a timo and would,!!! them through
Hie air on seals 'Suspended from a
wire for a distjanjiu of several hun
dred feet. IIoiso shoes worn very
eoifepicuous and scores of tlio old
sharks bccnino cngnged in interest
ing contents. The ball diamond was
anotlicr ifcatura although no regular
game wius played. A number of
exciting (athletic contests such ns
sack races, potato races, running
roeivj nnd practically every gamo
populur with the children.
It is estimated that fully two
thousand people visited tlio grounds
during the oftcriioon nnd evening
ond the occasion was undoubtedly
tlio biggest picnic ever hold in tho
The committee in eliargo of tho
occasion was co'mpobcd of Messrs.
John Bain, George Von Stein, IVank
XI. Owen. Karl Smart, Dr. M. F.
Tilton nnd John Clark.
U. B. MISSIONARY
An Excellent Program Ren
The Society will Hold an All.Duy
Sewing at the Ferguson Borne
, Next Thursday
The mibsionary tociety of tho
United Brethren church met ut the
home of, Mis. William Campbell of
Bcllofontaino uvonuo yestenlay af
ternoon. Tho attendance was ex
ceedingly large and u veiy interest
ing session resulted.
At itho conclusion of a short busi
iiess sessiou in which only business
u a voutino imtuio was consider
ed. ui intcntiiig prooru'm was
tendered. Tho program opened wit'
ocvoiionui excacises conuueteu oy
Mw. II. O. Drum'm. The, regular
mibsioitaiy tvtudy courso was taken
up and special attention wns given
to itho hibtoiy of,, Afriea. After n
number ojj ehort "talks by" various
membeiy of the society on tho mis
sionary conditional' in Africa the
progra'm closed by singing a fa
miliar hymn. t
Before adjomrnitu tho socoity do
cidel to meet for mi all day sew
ing at tho horao-f IJirp. S. II.
Ferguson of Elnr street, on .next
WmfcSday. .'llofi-oshinenb,'worb Werv-
ed and n HWfilll ihoiir iminvnili na
io concluding (leaturo.
Enjoyed by a'Party of Young Ladles
on the Sloto's Banks.
A party vof yomTg ladies enjoyed
a very pleasant outing; along the
Scioto river yestitlay afternoon.
The party waa composed of Ww.
Oeorge ICnapp, Jlisses Solma Maix,
Mary Fiyc. Pearl 1 Ghonoy, Mahal
Anthony, TIopo f Pislipr, Rtliel
Krause, Ilozel KlinL"- Bass Riqhaiid
eon of Houston, Texus and "Virginia
Sterns of, Adrjain, sMich.
THE WARNER &
From Every Dept. In the Store.
Wash Goods at
5c and 10c
Fabrics 1 5c & 19
The Finost Silk
The Muslin Und
Tho July prices of
50c and $1.00 in high
tirade Underwear will
hold good for another
AGED MAN IS
Steps -from a Fast Moving
Mr. A. L. Blair May not Survive
the Injuries Sustained Luct
A. L. Dlalr, aged nlnoty years, was
probably fatally Injured last night
nbout six o'clock by stepping from a
fast moving Center street car In front
of tho offlco of James W. MoMurray,
For some tlmo Mr. Blair, who lives
with his dnughter, Mrs. J. W Wren,
nt Qmilli 71na afrnnf lina Tint Imnfl '
W WWWh.k V ...U HV. lbV, ..WW wvw..
fully possessed of his mental faculties.
IIo was uccompanled to tho 'Bpworth
picnic yesterday afternoon but man
aged to slip nway unnoticed and board
n car for his homo. When tho car
passed tho Bpworth church ho got
down on tho stop, and apparently not
heeding tho fnst motion of tho car,
Btoppcd off. Ho wns tin own violently
to tho pavement. Ho wns picked up
by wltncssos of the nccldont nnd car
ried Into Dr. McMurray's offlco. Tho
physician found that ono rib on tho
ief t side wns broken and the lort
kneo wns badly bruised nnd tho left
was othorwlso badly U'ulbcd nbout
his head and body nnd vns Internally
On account of tho ndvanccd ago of
tho patient It Is feared that ho cannot
Buys wonon's rjurr
antwl a'l sold lid
laco shoes at
" DooHir Sr I nnof?
uwuiijr u JUVH&
lo and SI. 50
work ehocs a!,
PINE SALVE ACTS LIKE A POULTICE
Kl IKViCfl UL fouua nr nuiv niaEam
W IMk l
XL A 9J
I GET THE OASH
A FINAL CLEffN-UP
Our various sal s havoeft
many departments bu, for t
on thorn that will movo tho en"
$7.G0 SKIIITS $2.05.
About 25 lato style Dress
Skirts In black, brown, bluo,
gray red and plafd mado
full and wide that sold at
$5.00 to $7,50 now.,,. $2.95
$2.00 PETTICOATS $1.20
A noatly mado full petti
coat that shou'd retail at
$1.75 to $2,25. Special ftvr
$1.29 ra -8t0
EDWARDS STORE If
A sacrifice sole of fine .wabts
75c, 95c, $1.95 ';
Whito Swiss Suits
.Trimmed with embroidery
id lace worth $3.50 to $6.50
for the Excursion
Colored Duck Skirts 59c
White Duck Skirts $1.25
Five Dollar Skirts $2.50
in white mercerized Poplin.
ANNUAL EXCURSION X
WILL BE ABANDONED
Stores May Closo on Two
Consent of Merchants to the Flan is
Being Secured by a Com.
At a meeting of tho executive com
mltteo of tho Retail Merchant asso
ciation lout night, It wan decided to
omit tho excursion which has been an
annual affair in tho past and to rec
ommond that all or tho local mer
chant close their places ot huBln.csi
nt noon on the last twp Wednesdays
In tho present month.
The oxcurslon plan was found to
ho qulto unsatisfactory and the mem
bers of tho conimltco bcllovOd that
two afternoons oft would to more
generally appreciated, A commutes
compoBod of B. K. flJhlor, W. B. Don
man, II. T. Lewis, C. ifochman, J.
C. Anthony, K. Smurt and L.. B. Starr
was appointed to call upon tho mer
chants of tho city nnd request them
to join iu nn ngrecmont to closo on
tho days mentioned.
Tho mombcra of tho committee ox
pect to ndopt tho closing plan on a
larger scalo next year, and to this end
work' will ho commenced this fall. It
Is hoped to havo all of tho stores In
itho city closed every Wednesday nfter
noon during tho months of July and
August In ordor to nllow proprietors
and clerks n much needed rest during
tho hot weather. It Is behoved that
ltnn nla" cnn " mit 'nto oporatlon
I e success aim thnt Wednesday
a,nuernoon win no as mucn or a noll-
imy 111 .wiinuii us Quiuruuy aucrnoon
Is In most cities.
Long'a Shoo Wln-
sale of all
us with broken assortments In
now wo havo nlacod a nrlca
$0.00 SUITS $1.70.
IllTTrtViltf n fnw lnff All H. m
uTy muh m wn luiv. nil uin
prdltily and neatly Ima&'pi1 with
vpry full skirts. $4,50, to
$7.50 values how' aV ?M'.ll
$k00 KBIONAS 47c,
About 3 doacn 66c, 75o
and $1.00 JCIraonas and
Dressing Sacquos to close at
$1.50 long Kimonatr, all
i ' .
v mm n
I J. P. LUDWIQ s$lEffi I
wii wnanm na.a.i i ' nn i ,-M