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Ring Ordinance Passed Over
By The Ciiy Council On Mon
Two Members Voted in The
Rate Ordinance Goes Over
To Future Day
The city council met in regular ses
sion in tho council cfcwlnrber on Mon
day evening with President Dover In
the chair. The meethig was called to
order with all membys present. Tho
minutes of the last 'regular meeting
Tvero read by Cleric Mclntlre and -were
approved hy tho council ns read.
A communication was read by tho
od that In compliance with the re
ed that in couiplianco with the re
quest of tho city council, h6 would en
force the curf&w ordinance.
A petition by a Columbus Arm to
soil mcdlclno on the streets of tho
city of Jit. Vernon, was read. Mr1.
Cole moved that tit In petition be laid
on the tahlo. The motion was carried.
An ordinance to Indue bonds In or
der to secure funds necessary for tho
repair of tho pavement of East High
street from tho Public Squaro to tho
oast lino of Gay street, was Introduc
ed. Tho amount of the bonds to bo
sold to bo $2,!00, On suspension of
tho rules, the ordinance was read for
tho second and third times by Its title.
On tho voto for final passage'lt wns
passed, nil votlug favorably.
An' ordinance was Introduced to np
proprlato funds to defray tho various
expenses of the city from January 1,
1010 to July 1, 1010. The amounts
for tho various dep.titments arc as
General fund ?2,1C,G.
Safoty fund $4,909.
Health fund $077.
Public service fund $8,200.
Cemetery fund $2,222.
Waterworks fund $8,08.1.
Public llbrnry fund $800.
Totnl 'appropriation $28,010.
On motion, tho ordlnanco was re
ferred to tho finance committee.
After a short consideration during
n recess, which followed Hhortlv af
tcrwnrd, tho llnance committee decid
ed favorably on tho ordlnanco and To
ported it back to the council. Under
suspension of the tules, the ordinance
was read for tho second and third
times, by Its title On voto for Until
passage, the ordinance was passed by
n unnnlmous vole,
Mr. Jones moved that the ordinance
to plnco hitching rings on Main street
mid to remove obstructions from
streets, alleys and public grounds of
tho city, bo ro-cousldereil by tho coun
cil as the mayor hud vetoed tho or
dinance, Tho motion prevailed,
Mr. Jones then moved that tho mat
ter of passing the oidlnanco over tho
veto of tho mayor, bo placed for a
volo hy tho council. Tlio motion car
ried. 0 tho voto for passage ovor Ihc
innyor'H veto, Moshni. Colo and Dub
Insky voted In the negative and Mes
srs. Weaver, Duwd.i, Jones, Kunlson
4i ml Taylor voted In tho alllrmntlvo.
Tho oidlnnnce was declared duly
passed over thu mayoi's voto,
At this point, council recessed for
n period of fifteen minutes lo discuss
the rate ordinance, which ban 'teen
the subject for a groat deal of consid
eration for tho piiHt soveral weeks,
Tho mooting was again called to or
der and ns no agreement hail been
roached between Mr Kacholmaehor
and tho council, the oidlnanco was
laid on the table until next meeting,
Mr. Weaver moved that Iho appro
priation ordinance be not published.
Tho motion prevailed
By Tine Of Pitchfork Was F.
F, M. Shoffer, residing near Hangs,
met with a moat severe injury while
st work pitching hay near his homo
Monday afternoon. In some manner a
tlno of n pitchfork entered tho uppor
portion of his right arm causing
a painful injury. Dr. 0. E. Dooloy was
called in attendance and drosscd tho
Echoes A Romance
Twenty Years Ago
Wedding bells Monday noon for Mrs.
Madeline Nlckert, of Coshocton, and
Thomas H. Jones, of Parkcrburg, W.
Va., camo as the happy echo of a ro
mance twenty-two years ago. Made
ellne Wegmnn, of Kentucky, then a
young girl, wns engaged to he mar
ried to Mr. Jones but owing to her
youth there was parental objection
and tho match was called off,
They drifted apart and both became
married, but death robbed them both
of their life companions and not long
ago tho old romance was rovlved. Mrs.
Nlckert came to Coshocton with her
son, who has been in charge of the
Princess theatre. '
Mr. Jones, who is a contractor now
engaged In work at Akron, Ohio, ar
rived In Coshocton Sunday and Mon
day morning ho appeared at Judge
Ashman's ofllce nnd secured a mar
riage license, stating Hint tho cere-
money would bo performed Monday
afternoon. Another odd colncldcnco
In connection with tho affair Is tho
fact that it was Just eighteen years
ago on July 25 that Mr. Jones was
first married. Ho Is now 41 years of
ago while tho sweetheart of his youth
ful days is now forty. The passing
of tho years has only tended to In
crease their mutual love and the hap
piness of their futuro life Is assured.
They will make their homo In Akron
for tho present and the best wishes
of their largo circle of friends will
Tho wedding wns solemnized at 12
o'clock by tlio Itov. Wm. E. Hunt, at
his homo on South Fourth street. Mrs.
Nlckort's son, Al Nlckert, was the on
ly witness to tho ceremony. The brld
was dressed In whlto.
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Anna L. Lyons
Anna, tho ton-months-old daughter
of Mr. nnd Mrs. William Lyons, died
at tho homo of hor parents on West
Gambler street on Monday ovenlilg at
about seven o'clock aftor n soveral
months' Illness. Tho child Is survived
by her parents. Tho funornl at the
house Tuesday afternoon at three
o'clock, Itov. J. T. Blaqk olllciating. In-
termont In Mound View ceniotory.
Hiram W. Flshburn
Hiram W. Flshburn died at his
homo on Newark avonuo at ten o'clock
Monday night nftor n throo days' Ill
ness caused by uraomlc poisoning. He
wns slxty-soven years of ago at tho
time of his death, having boon born
In Dauphin county. Pa., in 1813, and
moved to Ohio nt tho ngo of ton
yours, The deceased Is survived by
his wlfo and two dnughtors, Mrs.
Howard Graham nnd Mrs. Frederick
Martin, both of Mt. Vernon. Tho fun
eral at tho houso Wcdnosday aftor
noon at threo-thlrty o'clock, Itov. F.
10. Brlnlnstool olllciating, Interment
In Mound View comotery.
MIbs Veina T. Salisbury ontertaln
ed tho Whist Club at her homo on
Wool Sugar street Monday, aftornoou.
Piogi'csslve hearts woro played and
tho prizes were awarded Miss Iloulah
Doolfa nnd Miss Viola Frohso. Tho
oul-oMown i guests voio Miss Nnu
Cuurry of Iowa nnd 'Miss Gortrudo
Crltchllold of Dehuvnie, Ohio.
At Riverside Park
Mrs. jvnl Sotzler's Sunday school
class enjoyed a picnic nt Htvorslde
park last Friday attornoon. Tho tlmo
wns spent In u social way and Just
before suppor the following program
In chnrgo ofMrs.Mochwart was given:
Hecltatlon Mrs. Illack.
Heading Mrs. Murrln.
lloadlug Mrs. Elliott.
Poem Mrs. Kingston.
Hocllatlon Mary F.lllott.
Heading (comic) Mrs. Webb.
Honmrkri How J. T. Black.
Mrs. Sotzlor gave n recitation which
sho gavo hoforo n Sunday school In
England when only llvo years old. Tho
recitation was groatly appreciated by
' Suppor was sorved at t o'clock and
It Is needless to say thoro was n
feast, as Mrs, Sotzlor's class la com
posed of some of tho best cooks In tho
M. P. church. Thlrty-llvo woro pres
ent during tho nftornoon.
MIbs Mnrguorlto Dodoll of Wost
High mroot loft Tuesday noon fori
Pittsburg, wlioro alio will mako an ox
tended visit with Miss Cleora Wilkinson.
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KILLED OfiSlRESSINB SWIMMING if
Instantly By Discharge Of
His Own Gun
Was Scott l Myers
Fell From A Gate With Gun
In His Hand
And The Shot Passed Through
Most Distressing Accident
Scott W. Myers, a prominent citizen
of Liberty township, was accidentally
shot and Instantly killed by the dis
charge of his own double barreled shot
gun as he was endeavoring to climb
a gate on his farm shortly after 4
o'clock Tuesday morning, The load
from the shotgun entered the man's
right side above the hip and came out
the left side. Death no doubt came
Mr. Myers was awakened Tuesday
.morning about 4 o'clock by tho chick
ens who A'oro making a peculiar nolso.
Ho got up nnd dressed himself and
started to mako an Investigation. Ho
discovered that a hawk was among
tho chickens and wns doing consider
able damnge. Mr. Myers went back
to tlio houso and passing the door of
his wife's room ho inquired how she
had rested during the night. Mrs.
Myers inrmlicd as to the cause of the
excitement among the chickens and
she wns Informed by her husband that
a hawk had been among the chickens
and ho further remarked that ho was
going to get his shot gun and try and
kill tho hawk.
Mr. Myers then went to another pait
of tlio houso and securing the hum-
merloss double-barreled shotgun, load
ed both barrels, and started out of
tho kitchen door and onto tho back
porch. Aftor leaving tho house Myers
walked towaid tho barn and a small
shed between which wns a gate. In
order to got a bettor view of tho chick
en yard It was necessary for Mr.
Myers to go through the gate-way. It
Is tho supposition that being in a hur
ry ho did not take tlmo to unfasten tho
gato, but decided to climb over. Tho
weight of his body broke the gato
from Its hinges nnd the gato and mnn
fell to tho ground. As Mr. Myors
struck tho ground tho left bnrrel of
tho shot gun was discharged and the
entlro contents entered his right side
ubovo tho hip nnd pnssed out tho left
side of his body.
Tho nolso produced by the discharge
of thu gun brought Mrs. Myers and a
son nnd daughter to the scene and
when they reached Mr, Myers, death
hod resulted. A physician was call
ed, but his services were of no avnll.
Coroner Neasso wns also called and
after making an examination, pro
nounced that denth was due to tho ac
cidental discharge of the .hot gun.
Mr. Myors wns about cr. years of
age and had been a resident of Lib
orty township for many yoars. Ho Is
survived by his wife, one son and
three daughters, one of them being
Mrs, Jesse Sonsll of this city.
To The Sidewalk Was Auto
By Street Car
Chicago, July 2G An nutomohllo
containing llvo men collided with a
street car at Loxlngton street nnd
Wostorn avonuo this morning, "
Tho nuto was hurled far to ono side
of the par nnd tho occupants scatter
ed about tho pavement.
Throo ot the men uro porhaps fat
ally Injured. Thoy nro William Clark,
John Clenry and Benjamin Greeu.
Tho oporntlon on Mr. Dwlght E.
Snpp at tho Mt. Vernon Hospital Mon
day nftornoon for romoyl ot tho ap
pendix wns successfully performed by
Dr. Hamilton ot Columbus and Dr.
Loo of thlc city. Mr. Sapp recovered
from tho nnnosthetlc satisfactorily and
Is resting comfortably today. His con
dition, ns a result of tho operation, will
not bo dotormlned for a fow days.
Mr. C. C. Boolman of Mansfield was
In tho ctty Monday on business.
Injury Sustained By A Young
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Hay-Mower Huns Over His
William Trusler, the 10-year-old son
of Mr. W. H. Trusler, residing on the
Pierce Magcrs farm on the Old Dela
ware road, west of tho city, mot with
a most distressing accident shortly
after eight o'clock Tuesday morning
one which may result in the amputa
tion of his right-Toot near the ankle.
Tho boy In company with his fath
er started out to cut hay with a hay
mower and as it was tho first time
around the field the father sent the
son ahead of the machine to see if
thoro were any obstructions. Tho
father believing the boy to be out of
tho way started the mower forward
Just In tlmo for the heavy blade to
catch tho lad by tho right foot. The
knife penetrated the front part of the
foot, through the Joint and even sev
ered the small bones In the foot. Tho
boy wns removed to thcjliouse after
tho accident and Drs. Stauton K. and
Benjamin Decloy wero called In at
tendance. Tho foot Is so badly lacerated that
tho amputation of the member near
the ankle may be necessary, although
the surgeons hopo to save the foot.
If the member Is not amputated the
boy will have a stiff-foot.
Of Mrs, Nannie N. Bope Is
Filed in Probate
Other Items Of interest From
Temple Of Justice
The last will and testament of Nan
nlo N. Ildpe, late of Mt. Vernon, has
boon filed In probate. By tho terms
of the will tho testatrix gives to Mnr
guorlto Bopo (Armstrong) her emer
ald ring, watch and silver cake bas
ket. To Mary Bopo Fink she glve3
her cluster diamond ring. To hor
nleco, Nannlo Stamp Oglevle she gives
hor three-stoned diamond ring, her
diamond cross, pearl handled knives,
silver, piano, etc. To her sister, Let-
Itla Oglovlo her fur coat. To her
brnlhor, Mnrcua J. Stamp, her wine
caster. All other household articles
are to remain in the house during the
II fo tlmo of her husband and at his
death everything Is to bo divided
equally among Nannlo Stamp Oglevle,
Mary Hope Fink and Marguerite Bopo
(Armstrong). Thp testatrix gives hor
niece, Nannlo Stamp Olglevle, her
houso and lot, located at the corner of
Gambler nnd Hldgloy streets, Mt. Vor
nou. All the romnlnlng property, both
real and personal. She gives to her
niece, Nannlo Stamp Oglevle, subject
to tho dower interest of her husband.
Nannlo Stamp Oglovlo and Charles A.
Bopo are named executrix and exec
utor respectively of tho will," which
was signed May 23, 190", In the pres
ence of Mary Hurd Clarke and Ella
Jesse II. HimibqI to Luther Sonsol,
lot 48 C. and G, Qooper Co. pioposed
addition to city, $135.
To Death In A Fire Which
Dublin, July 2G Menlough Cnstlo,
tho historic pllo in County Gnlwny,
owned by Sir Valontlno Blake, was de
stroyed by lire today.
Sir Valentino's daughtor was killed
and two servants porlshod when they
Jumped from tho cnstlo towors.
Lady Blnko narrowly escaped and
her condition Is serious.
Sir Valentino, who Is 74 years old,
suffored severely from tho shock.
Toothing children havo moro or loss
diarrhoea, which can bo controlled by
giving Chamberlain's Colic, Cholera
and Diarrhoea Remedy. All that Is
necessary Is to glvo tho proscribed
doso after each operation of tho bow
els moro than natural and then cas
tor oil to cleanst tho system. It Is a
safo and euro. Sold by all dealers,
Can Now Be Enjoyed At
By The Young Men And Boys
Of The City
The New Bath House Has
The board of control has comploted
the bath house at tho swimming hole
in tho creok at Riverside park and full
arrangements have been mado for In
structing the boys In the art of swim
ming and assisting them in their gam
es and water sports. Tho board has
arranged to open tho houso for tho
use of the bathers, for dressing, each
day and has made but tho ono rule
that trunks be worn by all tho men
and boys who use tho creek for bath
ing. This being public grounds they feel
that this Is the bes,t plan for all con
cerned, and Is a reasonable rulo to
Tho Young Men's Christian Associa
tion has agreed to furnish Instruction
for those who deslro to learn to swim
and who wish to learn some of the fin
er points of the sport, etc. Mr. Bliss.
physical director of the association, or
some ono whom ho will select, will bo
nt the creek certajn days of tho week
for this purpose. The days for this
week are Thursday and Saturday af
ternoons, from 2 to 4 o'clock. 'Parents
can be assured that their boys will
be looked after during theso hours.
Certainly there could hardly be any
thing of a physical nature more bene
ficial or desirable than every person
In the community being able to swim
The people of tho community will
greatly appreciate this move on the
part of the city council nnd tho board
.of control. It is one of the best things
that has yet been dono In behalf of
the play llfo of the community. This,
together with the splendid caro that
Is given the entire Riverside park, and
the now drinking fountains that have
been ordered for tho already splendid
monument square park aro indica
tions that the city officials desire to
boost the play grounds movement that
has been talked of so much lately.
Col. L. G. Hunt was In Columbus
this afternoon on business.
For Infanta and Childroii.
the Kind You Havo Always Bought
Stops faMinsr Hair
j A hair preparation made from this formula Is
r lood, a Hair tonic, a nair dressing, tonsuuyourciocior aDoui mese nairprooiems.
J. C. ATtm CoMrxir.
LITTLE GIRL IS SHOT
THROUGH THE HEART
Death came with terrible swiftness
Sunday to Edna Smith, the thirteen
year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.
C. Smith who reside about two miles
south of Lexington, at tho homo of
her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James
McKinley in Lexington. Her broth
er, Jay, twelve years of age, pulled
the trigger of a loaded shotgun, tho
charge entering her heart and side.
Death was Instantaneous.
The affair Is ono of the mos,t trag
ic that has ever occurred In Lexing
ton. It was surely one of the most
Mr. and Mrs. Smith and son and
daughter went to Lexington Sunday
to spend' the day with tho grandpar
ents of tho children who reside on
In the afternoon, Mr. and Mrs.
McKinley went to tho Earhart homo
to attend the funeral of Mrs. V. Efflo
Maxwell lato of this city. It was while
they wero attending the funeral that
they wero summoned homo by the
news of the dreadful accident at
their own home.
Tho two children went out to a
woodhouso between- 2 and 3 o'clock
to crack some nuts. Their parents re
mained in the house. Inside the wood-
: : Suits and Trousers : :
Is now on. G-ive me a call and look them
over. I have some
John R. Doelf s i
PRACTICAL TAILOR AND CUTTER I
Opera House Block Mt. Vernon, O. I
The business men of Mt; Vernon
cordially invite the people of Knox
and adjoining counties to be their
guests at the Second Annual Knox
County Picnic at Lake Hiawatha Park,
Wednesday, August 10th, 1910.
Full details in next week's paper.
FRIDAY, JULY 29, 1910
An Elegant Dreasinij
Makes Malir Grow
Sulphur. Glycerin. Quintn. Sodium Chloild.
Capsicum. Socc. Alcohol. Water. Perfume.
harmless, yet possesses positive merit. A
houso was a shotgun standing in a
corner. It had been left there by tho
grandfather to bo used to shoot chick
enhawks. He never thought for a
mlnuto that tho gun would bo used
for such a terrible purpose.
Jay Smith picked up the shot gun
and was toying with It when it ex
ploded and tho contents of one of tho
barrels ontored his sister's side and
back. The charge penetrated the
child's .heart and sho expired immed
iately. Tho brother, crazed with grief, ran
from the building screaming. His par
ents ran from the house and found
their daughter dead on the floor ot
Coroner Maglott was called and
mado an Investigation of tho tragedy.
Tho body was taken to tho homo of
tho grandparents where it was pre
pared for burial.
Tho death of the child caused uni
versal grief in Lexington and yicinity
and the sympathy of the community
is with tho bereaved parents and
The victim of tho shooting was tho
eldest of four children. She wasnged
13 years, 7 months and 5 days. She
was a child beloved by all who knew
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