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THE DEMOCRATIC BANNER
Tuesday, Jarniary 4, lOld
FRANK HARPER, Editor
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MOUNT VERNON, OHIO
Entered at the ML Vernon, 0., post
office hb second class mall matter.
Session Of The City Council
On Friday Evening
When Adjournment Is Taken
New Council Called To Order
At 12:01 A. M.
President Dever Announces
Officials Dine And Attend
With considerable formality the
now officials at Mt. Vornon nssumed
control of the reigns of tho govern
ment of tho city ut midnight Friday
In tho ovening tho members of
tho old council nnd tho now tho out
going city officials nnd tho new of
ficials attended tho last show nt tho
Cooper theatre nnd then repaired to
tho Log Cabin whore an olcgant sup
per was served. This suppor was
given by Edward Dovor, president of
council and tho four now members
of council, namely: Mr. Dublnsky,
Mr. DowdB, Mr. Farrlson and Mrs.
At tho Buppor a numbor of speech
es woro made by tho varlouu officials.
Shortly boforo 1 1 : q 0 o'clock tho
officials nslomblod at tho council
chamber whoro a eemilon of tho old
council was hold. President Dovor
was In the chair and tho minutes of
the laBt session wcro read by Clork
Koonu and woro approved.
Mayor Smith pioaontod bin roport
for tho last three mouths of his ad
ministration as followu:
Fines for October paid Into
tho county fund $ 3.80
Fines for November paid Into
the county fund 38.00
Finos for December paid Into
tho couirty fund ....,,., 10.00
Fines for October collected
and paid Into tho city
Licenses for Octobor collect
ed and paid Into tho city
Finos for November collected
and paid Into tho city fund 1! 1.00
Flnea for Decombor colloctort
nnd paid Into tho city fund 205.00
Afcompaiiylng his roport Mayor
Ijci 1 l r
Will Continue a FewDays Longer : j
i Will continue a Tow days longer. Wo lmvo pur-
: ()hius(!(l tho stock of tho II. V. jMnntz Co., but it will bo :
! sovoml days boforo wo win shape things up and bo
; j'cady to open the doors. Watch for tho announeo- j
: incut of tho consolidation siilo. :
Wo will give away March 15, .1910, a $450.00
i upright Grand piano to tho person having tho largest :
! value of certificates; coupons givon away with ovory
i purchase from 5c up. :
i Coupons givon at both stores. s
MlldmtMhi Goods fe'j
Smith oxt:ndcd his thanks to coun
cil for tholr co-oporntlon during his
tarrd of ofllco and wished them all
a happ,y new year. Ipon motion
of Mr Wootton tho report was nc
icptcd nnd placed on file.
City Solicitor Mclntlre, City Audi
tor Dorgan and City Treasurer Mitch
ell each made a fow remarks, wish
ing their successors much success In
Mr. Howard C, Gates, tho nnw
city trcasurjr, and Mr James L
I eonard, tho now city city solicitor,
made a fow remarks.
Air. Wootton brought up tho mat
tor of tho supply of gas as furnish
ed by tho Ohio Fuel Supply com
pnny and suggested that the now
council take some mensuro toward
compelling the comoany to furn'B:
n better supply of gas.
Upon motion of Mr. Campbell,
council ndjournod slno die.
New Council Meets
Just ns the boll In tho court houee
tower finished striking 12 o'clock,
President Dover called the now coun
cil to order nrd Clerk Koons cilkd
tho roll, nil answering to tholr namet
excepting Mr. Dowds,
Pre3ldont Dover then 'nnounred
tho committees for 1910 as follows:
Finance Jones, Dowds and Weav.
Flro Taylor, Dublnsky" and Far
rlson. Supply Colo, Woaver nnd Dowds.
I'ollco Dublnsky, Weaver turn
Ordinance Weaver, Jones 'and
Street Dowds, Dublnsky, Cole
Sower Cole, Farrlson and Dowds.
Light Farrlson, Taylor and Colo,
Printing Jones nnd Dowds.
Park' Colo, Dublnsky and Tay
lor. Public Improvement Jones, Tay
lor and Dublnsky.
Upon motion council ndjourncd
until noxt Monday ovonlng at 7 o'
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.John Allen Winston
John Alien Winston (colored)
died Sunday morning at his homo on
North Prospect street of pneumonia.
llo was 45 years of ago nnd Is sur
vived by bin wlfo, I boh and 2 dnugh
tors. Th funeral Monday and the
re in a 1 11 a taken to Ilarnesvlllo for ln
Joseph Worloy lived Juut long
enough to boo tho now yoar In, nnd
died early Saturday morning aftor an
lllnc$s of throe months with henrt
trouble nnd dropsy. Ho was 83
yours of ago and dlod nt the home
of his son, William J. Worloy, 1220
East Itlgh street. Funornl aervlccB
will bo hold Monday morning at 10
o'clock at the realdonco, tho Rev. Mr.
Intormont will bo made at Ithaca,
tho old homo of Mr. Worloy, from
whence ho came to Columbus about
11 year ago. Mr. Worloy was a war
veteran, having carved In Company
II 7th O. V. I. Ho loaves boaldos
his mm In Columbus, n son, Hamil
ton, roflldlng at Vouattl. Ho also
leaven two brothcis, John P. Wor
loy of Mt. Vernon, and Andrew of
Newark. 1Mb wlfo died over n yoar
ago, oluiubus Dispatch,
Beginning on Tuesday ovening
Jan. 11, tho American Insurance
Union will moot owiry second and
fourth Tuesday ovonlngs of each
month In tho Knights of Columbus
hall In tho new Joiiob block Thore
will bo no rogular mooting on Mon
day ovonlng, Jan. 3.
sava'tmma - u"rz:fjs( &zrjr :
u. - jt. im w-n'.w tAjrr.,.jn -wircr-aarvn S
i four Biggest "January Clearance"! !
Our Biggest Clearance Sale because our stocks are considerably bigger than a year ago
We have made big and frequent strides the past twelve months. The store has had to have greater stockq
and greater stocks iean a vaster clearance. B '
The wiser ones will take advantage of tho first few days before the exceptional selling reduces the assort-mciitSi
Ono of tho pretty events of tho holi
day senson was tho wedding of Miss
Iluth Dogardus, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. W. P. Dogardus, to Mr. Walter
11. Anderson of Washington, Pa.,
which took place on Now Year's ovo
at tho homo of tho brldo'a parents,
101 North Day btrcot.
At tho appointed hour of half past
six, Mr. Walter Sporry sang "I Lovo
You Truly," by Mrs. Uond, nnd Miss
Snrah Andorcon of Rochester, Pa.,
"Uocauso Thou Som'st To Mo With
Nnught But Lovo." Miss Stella Hoson
thnll uccompanled tho singers and fol
lowed tho songs with Schumann's
"Nnchtstuck." At tho opening strains
six friends of tho briuo, tho Misses
Mary and Laura Anderson of Hochos
tor, Pa., Kuto Snydor of Chllllcotho,
Helen Spanglor of Zanesvlllo, Cecolln
Ilemy of Mansfield nnd Hanunh Kin
ney of this city, strotched nn nlslo
of smllnx ropes tied with bowu of
kollow ribbon from to foot of tho
3tnlrwny to tho montlo in tho parlor,
whoro stood tho officiating milliliters,
tho Hov. Thonmu Andorson, D. D., of
Kochcstor, Pa., fathor of tho groom,
and tho Hov. II. W. Jonos, D. D., of
Ganiblor. Precodlng tho brldo and
groom enmo little Kllzaboth Pluck and
Annls Conloy, carrying baskots of Ilow
ors. Dr. Anderson used tho PrcBby
terlun nmrrlngo service and Dr. Jones
completed tho corcinony by pronounc
ing them mau and wlfo.
Tho brldo woro a gown of old gold
sutln mouBsenno inndo - rlnccsso and
trimmed with gold laco. A color
scheme of yollow and green was car
ried out In tho docornt.ons. Southern
smllnx was used to scrono tho stair
way and foatooned tho walla and doors
and tho flroplnco before which tho
coromony took placo was bankod with
forns nnd pnlma. Yollow eandlca
woio used for lighting ami favors of
yollow rosoB, holding llttlo cups of
ialted nuts woro fastened to tho placo
cards at tho tables. About sixty guesta
3ii t down to a throo-courso wedding
juppor sorved by six young girls" or
tho bi'ldo's Sunday-school class, Mis
sea Holon and Frances Chow, Mary
Patterson, Lucy Mitchell, Wlnnlfred
onoH and Florence ltevounnugh.
Tho brldo and groom departed on
tho 8:80 train for Washington, Pn.,
.vnoi'o thoy will bo nt homo to tholr
rlends after January ll, ut 201 lluau
Tho guests from a distance wcro
Or. Thoinus iiiulorson and three
laughters, tho MIbsos Mary, Laura
mil Snrnli of Uochostor, Pa., Dr. How
ird Andorson of lllueflolds, W. Vn.,
Miss Fan McCrcn of Uochostor, Pa.,
Mr. nnd MrB. W. T. Illack nud dnugh
;or, Kllzaboth, of Fairmont, W. Vn.,
Miss Kuto Snydor of Chllllcotho, 0.,
MIhh Helen Spanglor of ZanosvlUc,
J,, Mlsa Cocolla Homy of Mansflold,
D Misa Mubol Mulock 01 Altooun,
ia., Mr. Percy Mulock of Now York
Jlty, and Mr. Jnrcd S. Dogardus of
.Vow Platz, N. Y.
Aftor tho departuro of tho brldo
md groom Mr. Jorry Dogardus enter
.allied tho v!j!s!ng momhors of tho
jrldnl party with a boU-alod rldo to
Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Darbo.- and
Inughcor Mario of Pleasant township
ntortnlnad with an oystvr suppor
'hursday ovnn'ns In honor of .Mlsa
Ithel Crouch, who la Soon t) return
o Dolanco, nine alio Ii n trndlng
xbool, Tho hostess served a orj
rf s W
THE J. S. RINGWALT
olaborato Buppor aftor tho guests
had all arrived. Thoso prosent woro
tho Mlssse Ethel Crouch, Jossio,
Mary and KstoIIa Done, Margory
Darbor, Graco Vanco and Ethol Shoi'
for, Messrs. Walter nnd Marion D3n
nlson, Ira Dorgcr, Charles and Theo
dore Breeeo. Aftor supper tho guests
"njoyed gamos and music until a
.ate hour, when all departed for
tholr homo reporting a very enjoy
Dob Sled IUdo
A morry crowd mado a bobsled
load Friday ovonlng which enjoyed
a rld6 to tho homo of Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Dalr, north-east of tho city,
whore a dollghtful evening was speut
la games and niuBlo and watching
tho old year out. Refreshments
woro eorvod. Those who mndo up tho
party wore Mr. and, Mrs. Stephen
Boll, Mr. nnd Mrs. J. P. Richardson,
Mr nnd Mrs Wllloughby, Mrs. U D.
Davis, Mrs. Merrlman, Mrs. Dan Col
loy, Mrs. Eleanor Jacobs, Misses
lOthcl BriiBt. Luclo Ross, Blanche
Charlton, LIna Jacobs, Hazel Dowdo,
Bonnlo Boll, Jlattlo Wllloughby,
Mr. and Mro. C. L. Morcor delight
fully entormtnlnod last Friday ov
onlng at their homo on East Chcet
nut street In honor of Miss Aunn
and Mr. Aaron Morcor and 'choir
houso guests. Progresalvo ounhre
was tho gamo of tho ovening during
and lnttor of which delicious rofrcsh-
monts woro served. Tho out-of-town
guests woro Misses Welson and
Tnlhoys of Buona Vista: Misses
F.vaiiB and Soamons of Delaware, and
!l.ssi's Fvans ao I Forbea of Ohio
Of Wedding Annlv ersary
Mr. nnd Mrs Samuel Cramor of
West Vino street ontotnliiod with, a
hIx o'clock tea Saturday ovonlng, the
occasion holng tholr 20th wedding
anniversary. Tho homo was artlstlc
nlly decorated with ChrlBtuwis
greciifl, Ilowors nnd ferns. A most
delicious tea was served. Thoso coat
ed at tho tablo woro Mr. mh1 Mrs.
Pottor Sockmnn, Mr. and Mrs. J. T.
Scnrbrough, Mr. and Mrs. F. M. Al
Ion, Mr. and Mrs. Edwnrd Parmon
ter, Dr. and Mrs. R. W. Colvlllo, Mrs.
Chnrlcs F. Bullock, Mr. nud Mrs.
I j. A. Wolss, Mrs. Josoph
Winters, Mtea Sockiuan, Mr.
and Mrs. Cramor, Mr. Clarence Craiu
or. Miss Ilartlett
A party was given Friday aftor
noon by Mlsa Bcsslo Dartlott at her
homo on West Chestnut street. About
thlrty-flvo cue-ata wore prosent,
among whom several out of town
people. Tho nftornooi waa bpoii
playing progressive ouchro, tho prise
being awarded to Mlsa Myrtlo Got
Bhall. Tho houso waB decorated
suitable for tho holiday season. Re
freshments woro sorved.
Miss Ruth Ralston outertnlnod
Saturday ovonlng with a taffy pulling
In honor of tho Misses Irono and
Ixmlso Coopor, Mlssea Carlta Kim
ball nnd Kathorluo Mendall of Bos
ton, Mass., nud MIs3 Kathorlne
Burkott of Donver, Col. Tho ovon
lng wn passed away with card play
ing, sluglng and games,
Now Year's Party.
Mr. Charles Clark moat pleasantly
entertained. o Now Yoar'o ovo a
numbor of his friends at hla home
north of tho city. Tho houso was
beautifully decorated, tho color
schome bolng crimson and gold. The
ovonlng whs spent In games and con
tests and at midnight a delicious
two courso eupper was served.
At Itosso Hull.
A danco was given Friday night
In Rosso Hall at Gambler by Miss
Elizabeth Wolker and hor dancing
class. A largo number of guests
wore presont, about ono hundred in
all. Music was furnished by a drum
and piano. Refreshments wero ser
ved. Tho dancing lasted from eight
Mr .and Mrs. F. L. R'lchards of
West Pleasant streot outertalncd on
Friday ovcnhis In honor of Miss
NottI& Varnor of Alliance. Thlrty
Qvo guests wero present nnd games
and music woro enjoyed during tho
ovening. An out of town guest, wan
Mr. Joseph Richards of Alliance.
At eight o'clock Saturday evening
at tho Congregatloaal parsonage,
Mr. Joseph M. Wlsnor and Miss
Esther Ada Back woro united In
mnrringo by the Rov. Elwoll O
Mead. Tho attendants at tho wed
ding woro Mr. and Mrs. Orthonbur
gor and Mr. nnd Mrs. Wlsnor.
Mr. Fred M. Corwln nnd Mlsa Lola
Flomlng, botli of Monroo township,
woro united In marriage Saturd. y
ovonlng at B o'clock at the- home of
Rov. J. T. Black, pastor of tho Mul
berry street M. P. church.
On Saturday ovonlng, January 1,
tho homo of Mr. Elmor Ruby of near
Jollowny was the -800110 of a very
protty wedding when his dnughtor,
Bortha, becamo tho wlfo of Mr.
Harry McKoo of Buckoyo City.
MIs3 Graco Low Is entertained at
hor homo In Sparta, Saturday after
noon with a birthday anniversary
party. Sho was olght years of ago
on that date. Eight llttlo girl friends
woro presont, tho nftornoon bolng
spend In games and refreshments.
Mr. and Mrs. I. W. Boll entor
talnod In a vory pleasant mnnnor n
number of young pcoplo nt tholr
homo south of town New Years
night. Games and music fmulshcd
eutortalnmont throughout tho ovon
lng. Light rofrshmonts woro served.
Tho out of 'town guests woro Mr.
Mort Shormnn and Miss Hazol Lane
A family dinner was given Satur
day noon at tho homo of Mr. nndMrs.
Chnrlcs Hlnkon on North Sandusky
Btreot. Twenty flvo woro presont to
onjoy tho sumptoui? repast Those
present from out of town wore Mr.
P. P. Cochran and Mr. and Mrs. Will
lard Cochran of no'rth of town, Mr,
and Mrs. Harry P. Babbs and boh
of McArthur .Ohio and Miss Mnttle
at Iliiclieyo City.
Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Huntor enter
tained with a watch party Friday
o ins al
at tholr homo in Buckeye
CP About thirty guests woro pre
buI to efijoy tho music, games and
A theatre party composed of Mr.
and Mrs. A. L. Byrns, Mr. and Mrs.
Jcsoph Moyera, Mr. and Mrs Joseph
H; ncock, Miss Wllch, Miss Mabel
Stiuffer ,Mr. Herbert Hancock wit
nessed tho performance 1 of "The
M4n from Mississippi" at tho South
ern theatre, Columbus, Saturday
A god tlmo to buy dishes. Splen
did flsortment at greatly reduced
prlfces. 52 piece sot for $2.00. Regu
lar 100 pleco sets for ?C.C7. Roal
china. Importod 100 pleco sets for
?9.)S worth $in.00 at Arnold's Jaii
the "New Board Of Town
iVlnicctlng of tho old board of trus
tees of Clinton township was held
Monday morning In recess session.
A number of bills woro allowed and
tho bond of Isniah Hutchinson, road
superintendent, in tho sum of $500,
signed by Frank V. Owenuid Lowlb
B. Houck was accepted. The board
thon adjodrncd slno die.
Tho now board mot In session with
Tmsioos Trick, Coo nnd Sultt in at
tendance. Mr. Trick was elected pres
ident! of tho board-'and upon motion
tho hoard decided to meet tho sec
ond and fourth Thursday ovcnlngs in
WANTED Farm from 40 to 7R
nercs with pood building. Everything
must bo lir.st class. Will puy cash
Address h. enro Banner Office.
111 Joe IlnoKnr Post During
Thoro Thoro woro slxtoon deaths
in Joo Hookor Post, No. 21, G. A. R.,
during tho past yoar as follows:
Alonzo Jacobs, dlod January 24,
.Boujamln Jacobs, died Fobruary 0,
Jamos Clark Armstrong, died April
15, 1909. ( ,
Alonvjo S. Condlt. died May 4, 1909.
Harrison Stephens, dlod May C,
Ralph B. Blnghnm, dlod March 30,
William McFaddon, died May 20,
Charlcslector, dlod August 2, 1909.
Wilson V. Roodor, dlod Sopt. 5,
. Hugh Lnudorbnugh, dlod Octobor
Philander Chnso Lnno, dlod October
Joseph Klmo, dlod October 27, 1909.
Waltor L. Vanco, dlod Docoraber 11,
Sanford Murphy, died Docomber 23,
Robort! Ulytho, dlod Docomber 28,
Doctor' John J. Scrlbner, dlod Dec.
Installed By The Maccabees
Tho following ofllccrs of Brandon
Tout, Knights of tho Maccabees, woro
Installed Saturday night, Jan. 1, by
Sir Knight Past Commander Chas, W.
Hayes of Mt. Vernon:
Commander Geo. Stlnemates.
Lieutenant Commander H. U
Record Keeper H. D. Jones.
Financo Keeper W. ' L. VanNos
trand. Sergeant Ray T. Oldaker.
Chaplain Henry C. Wood.
Physician Dr. Coburn.
Master-nt-Arms Geo. Fishburn,
First Master of tho Guards Chaa.
Second Master of tho Guards L.
Sentinel Howard Stone.
Picket Thos. L. Smith.
Roviows Saturday night of each
Did The Board Of Control
The hoard of control of tjio city
of Mt. Vernon composed of Mayor
Mitchell, Director of Public Sorvlco
William Bird and Director of Public
Safety A F. Stauffor, met Monday
morning nt 10 o'clock in tho board'a
office in the Arnold building, cast
aide public square and organized
President Mayor Charles A. Mit
chell. Clerlc-'-Miea Madeline E. Wea
1 No othor business was transacted
and tho board adjourned subject to
tho call of tho president.
George Thayer Meets With
Air. Gcorgo Thayer, tho well
known North Main street barber,
mot with a most dlstroslng acci
dent Saturday ovening near tho D.
& O. station. Ho slipped on tho ley
pavement with such force that ho
sustained a compound fracturo of
Uiq left leg near tho' anklo, tho bono
protruding through tho llesh. Tho
Inlurod man waa removed to his
homo In nn ambulance and Dr. N. R,
Eastman was called to rcduco tho
. T .
1 Thoj weekly prayer meeting of
tho Brandon M. E. church will bo
held at tho home of Mr. and Mrs,
A. G. Mllllgan on Wednesday even
ing at seven o'clock.
Col, and Mrs. L. G. Hunt aro expect
ed homo noxt Sunday from California.
(fm and Mrs p J Van Voornl8
spJ now Yeays day and Sunday
wf-Mbclr daugl tor, Mrs. II. M. Van
vJiillB, south of town.
H4uAit uJwuTwfcr J
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