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TUE8DAY AUGUST 2, 1910
THE DEMOCRATIC BANNER
Are The Heart Throbs Of
Dwiglit E. Sapp
Whose Untimely Death Oc
curred Saturday Night
Following Surgical Operation
A Few Days Before
Was Prominently Connected
With Large Affairs
And Was A Master Mind In
The death of Dwlght B. Sapp at the
Mt. Vernon Hospital Saturday night
was a great shock to the whole com
munity. Mr. Sapp had submitted to an oper
ation for' appedlcitls on the Monday
afternoon previous, and his condition
from day to day following was en
tirely satisfactory, and when Friday
had come it was the expectation that
he would attain a recovery. Nothing
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DWIGHT E. SAPP
of an untoward character developed
until about noon Saturday "when it
was revealed that his heart action
had become very weak, a condition
that at once caused alarm, and as the
afternoon passed on the alarming
symptoms Increased and by early ev
ening it was evident that a fatal ter
mination was close at hand. Death
came at 9:20 o'clock. '
The funeral service will bo conduct
ed at the home on North Main street
Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock. Rev,
Wm. E. Hull, rector of St. Paul's
Episcopal church, officiating.
Dwlght E. Sapp was born in Mt.
Vernon Sept. 28, 1863 and his death
is a distinct loss to the city in which
he spent his life and during which ho
was a prominent and successful fig
ure in several Important business en
terprises. Ho was educated In the public
schools of Mt. Vernon and at Kenyon
college, Gambler, Ohio, and at an ear
ly age determined to equip himself
for the profession of the law. While
pursuing his study of the law, ho was
appointed county recorder to fijl a
vacancy caused by the death of Re
corder Samuel Kunklo, and was after
ward elected to the olllce for two
terms, making hls incumbency cover
a period of over seven years.
' Retiring from tho public otllco men
tioned, ho having in tho meantime
been admitted to tho bar, ho opened
KNOX COUNTY SAV-
6. It Is centrally located.
7. If has customers' toilet
8; It is open during noon
hour every business day.
9. It Is open Saturdays and
pay days from 7 to 8 p. m.
10. It opens accounts with $1
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an olllco for tho practice of his pro
fession and soon becamo a successful
prnctltlonor with a largo cllentolo.
On December 5, 1891, ho was mar
ried nt Mt. Auburn, Cincinnati, to
Miss Alico Thompson, who survives
him, together with a son, Allen Sapp,
Ho is also survived by his mother,
Mrs. William Sapp, and a slstor, Irs.
Wm. E. Flshor, both of this city.
While Mi. Sapp was an ablo and
successful lawyer, tho bent of his
mind was for largo business afTalrs.
Ho possessed a wonderful mental fac
ulty for grasping tho situations in
volved and mastering tho details. His
clear perception, far-sightedness nnd
sound Judgment wcro factors that
counted Immensely in bringing suc
cess to tho enterprises with which he
Ho was vice prcsidont of tho Now
Knox National bank' of this city, presi
dent of tho Coshocton Gas company,
sccrotary of tho Louisa Coal com
pany, director of tho Millorsburg,
Woostor and Orrvillo Telephone com
pany, and secretary and treasurer of
tho following four telephone compan
ies: Tho Utlca and Homer, tho Sun
bury and Galena, tho Johnstown and
Croton, the Pataskala and Hebron.
Ho was also identified with tho pro
ject of constructing an electric rail
way from Newark to Mt. Vernon and
The deceased was a member of the
several Masonic bodies of this city.
In his personal relations Mr. Sapp
was a delightful companion. Ho pos
sessed a marked individuality, was
a man of extensive information, wide
travel, and was a keen observer, and
always an interesting and charming
With tho death of Dwlght E. Sapp,
thero passed one of Mt. Vernon's
strongest characters and ablest citi
zens in many avenues of life, and n
void has been created that will bo
difflcult to fill.
Bar Association Meeting
Hon. II. H. Greer, president of the
Knox County Bar association, has call
ed a meeting of tho association for
Tuesday morning nt 8:30 o'clock at
the court room to take suitable action
on the death of Dwlght E. Sapp. Pres
ident Greer has appointed a commit
tee on resolutions, consisting of Judgo
J. B. Waight, Mr. H. C. Devin and
Hon. F. V. Owen. This committee will
report resolutions and an opportunity
will bo given tho members of tho asso
ciation to express themselves on the
life of Mr. Sapp.
BANK TO CLOSE
Owing to the funeral of the late
Dwlght E. Sapp, vice president of the
Now Knox National Bank, tho bank
will close at 12 o'clock, noon, on Tues
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James William Styero
James William Styers, a well-known
citizen of Mt. Vernon, and for many
years empleyed at tho Eagle mills,
died Sunday night at 10:30 o'clock at
his home on West High street after
an Illness of about three months
caused by a complication of diseases.
Tho deceased was born in Mt. Vernon
May 4, 1851, and was therefore In his
59th year. Most of his life was spent
In this city. Mr. Styers was an ex
pert miller and held a responsible
position at tho Eagle mills until a
year or more ago when he was corn
Belled 'to resign on account of 111
hoalth. He is survived by ono son,
Mr. Walter W. Styers of Clove'.and
and by two daughters, Mrs. Clydo
Michaels and Miss Lela Styers of this
city, also three grand children, ono
brother, Mr. Jacob M. Styers nnd ono
sister, Mrs. Wiliam Rose.Tho deceas
ed was a member of tho Gay street
M. E, church and Mt. Vernon lodge,
No. 20, I. O. O. F., and of tho Na
tional Union. The funeral will occur
from tho late residence, 105 West
High street Wednesday afternoon at
2 o'clock, Rev. G. A. Reedor, pastor
of the Gay street M. E. church, offlc.
ating. Interment in Mound View cem
Anna Jones of Easthavon, Indiana,
died at the Easthaven hospital at 3:45
o'clock Tuesday afternoon, July 2Gth.
after a short Illness. The deceased
was se,vcnty-flvo years of ago at tho
time of her death. Tho remains were
shipped to Mt. Vernon, arriving hero
Sunday evening, and wero taken to
Chappelear & Co's. undertaking par
lors where tho funeral was hold Mon
day morning at ten o'clock. Rev. J.
T. Black ofllciated. Interment In
Mound Viow View cemetery.
Mamio Flynn died at her home on
East Pleasant street Sunday morning
at about eight o'clock after a ton
monthB' illness caused by tuberculos
is. She was thirty-three years of age
at tho time of her death and Is surviv
ed by her father and mother and two
BANNER WANT ADS PAY
At The Assembly Largely
Attended On Sunday
A Splendid Recital On "Booh
Given In Evening Dy Prof.
The Annua! Meeting Of The
Ohio B. Y. P. (I.
To Occur Tuesday Morning
In The Auditorium
Sunday was a great day at Hiawatha
Lake assembly. The weather was ex
tremely delightful throughout the day
and evening, and the services wero
largely attended. The crowds wero
made up largely of religious people,
and nearly every person, who visited
the assembly attended tho services.
The Sunday school session at 9:00
o'clock was a great featuro of the
day and the lesson was presented In
a most attractive wny. At 10:30.,. Dr.
Stucker of Ottawa, Kan., the assemb
ly' pastor preached an excellent ser
mon to a large audience. Dr. Llil
coln Hulley of Demand, Fla., arrived
at the park Sunday afternoon just In
time to fill his appointment at 2
o'clock. He preached on "The Ele
ments of the Blessed Life," using the
beatitudes as the basis for his re
marks. This address was the first of
tho series that Dr. Hulley will deliver
this week on "The Teaching of Jesus;"
The auditorium was filled to its ca
pacity Sunday evening, when Prof.
John Duxbury of Manchester, Eng.,
gave his recital on "Tho Book of Job."
Tho evening was opened with a most
delightful service of song, led by Rev.
Mr. Grlffeth of Zanesvllle, assembly
chorister. Among the numbers used
was "The Glory Song," which was
sung with power and enjoyment.
Prof. Duxbury's recital was wonder
ful and Impressive. He gave his voice
and manner to each of the characters
In this well-known story, and carried
In a unique way to the great audi
ence each word and thought of the
book. It was much like a sermon, pre
sented by the living characters, the
Lord, the Adversary, Job. his wife
and his friends. Nothing like this has
heretofore been given a Mt. Vernon
audience, and the Book of Job was
given a new meaning to those who
heard Prof. Duxbury.
On Saturday evening Mr. Duxbury
recited Dlcken's Christmas Carol most
interestingly, placing before his audi
ence old Screws, the banker-miser and
the other characters in such a life-like
way that tho story will not soon be
forgotten by those who had the pleas
ure of hearing It. Ho closed that re
cital with Poe's "The Bells," and "Old
Farmer Gray." In giving "The Bells"
the wonderful tonal qualities and the
complete mastery of his voice wero
shown. The lyric musical quality of
the poem was clearly brought out,
and each word spoken by Mr. Dux
bury was full of tho musical rhythm of
silver sleigh bells, golden bells of the
silver sleigh bells, golden bells of tho
wedding, the clanging fire alarm bell
and tho deep toned church bell tolling
its message. Mr. Duxbury received
applause at the close of each stanza,
this Indicating how well the selection
"Dollars and Sense" at S this even
ing by Wlggam.
Supt. J. A. Leonard of tho Mans
field reformatory comes Tuesday after
noon at 2. His subject is, "Why These
Broken Vessels?" Every man, woman
and child should hear this great ad
dross. Tho health of tho campers has been
such that Dr. Maynard, tho camp phy
sician, has had but llttlo to do. Tho
campers have enjoyed every minute
of their stay.
Senator Brown's address Saturday
afternoon was heard by a fair-sized
audience. As an attraction, tho sena
tor did not come up to expectations,
and his effort was not as brilliant as
was anticipated. However, it is
thought by many that ho was afraid to
"lot himself out" Just as strongly as
ho might have done before a western
Tho anual meeting of the Ohio B.
Y. P, U. will bo held. Tuesday at 10:30
o'clock. This is the spectacular fea
ture of tho camp each year. Business
will bo transacted and banners award
ed. For some reason or other the
meeting was not scheduled in tho
program this year.
An this is tho closing wck, tho ques
tion of next year's assembly is being,
taken up. Tho management does not
wnnt to leave Hiawatha, but thero
must be earlier assurances as to tho
park than wns had this year Owing
to the uncertainty that prevailed un
til Into this spring, many persons who
would have como to Hiawatha we'nt
elsowhere. If tho management can
bo assured of tho salo of not less than
COO tickets next season, and if ft is
certain before Oct. 1 that tho park can
he had next year, the management
will arrange to hold tho assembly
hero. Otherwise a new location will
bo sought or rather one of tho dozen
or more points that have been offered
will be selected. Mt. Vernon cannot
afford to allow these mcctlnss to bo
taken away, but can well afTord to
hustle to keep them here and make
Among the New Lexington people
registered are Zane Dupler, Paul
Moody, Truman Moody, Mrs. C. C.
Priest, Mrs. Margaret Stuckey, Leon
Moody and Edith Priest.
Mr. Jay M. Craig of San Francisco,
Cal., and Godlne Hunter of Louisville,
Ky., are in the camp. Mrs. J. Robert
Campbell and S. Anna Tlndall, both
of Beaver Falls, Pa., are visitors here.
Newark is quite well represented.
Among those who have registered are
J. A. Bennett, John Strobel, Hazel
Young, Mr. and Mrs. A. N. Dodd, Lu
etic M. Dodd, Jane Craig Bennett.
Alice A. Simpson, Mrs. J. B. Jones,
Sarah Bennett, Helen Sanford and
Sara and Margaret Bennett.
Train On The 0, & 0. To
Stop In This City
Lectures To Be Given At
An Agricultural train will be run
over the Baltimore & Ohio from
Akron to Sandusky and from that
point to Columbus via Chicago Junc
tion and Newark on Aug. 16, 17 and
18. Subject: The Improvement of
the Wheat Crop in Ohio. Instructors
from the College of Agriculture at Co
lumbus and the Experiment Station at
Stops of one and one-half hour will
bp made at the following points:
Rittman, Creston, Lodi, Sullivan,
Greenwich, Sandusky, (night meet
ing.) . '
Monroeville, Plymouth, Shelby,
Mansfield, Lexlugton, Bellville (night
Frederick, Mt. Vernon, Utlca, St.
See other bills at railway station
for exact time of arrival of the Agri
Night meetings at Sandusky Aug.
16 and at Belleville Aug. 17, at some
All station lectures will be given
on the train. No charge. Be prompt
In getting on and off the train. Tell
your friends about the running of the
Injury Sustained By A Young
Douglass, the small son of Mr. and
Mrs. Casper Quack, residing in South
Vernon, was painfully injured whllo
playing at his home on Saturday even
ing. Tho boy was running in tho
yard near the house when ho accident
ally struck his left foot against tho
point of a long hat pin, the point of
which entered tho Instep. Dr. C. K.
Conard was called to render surgical
SAFE AND SOUND
Safe in its securities and sound in Its
principles Is the Buckeye State Build
Ing and Loan Company, Rankin
Building, 22 West Gay street, Colum
Securities, homo mortgages only.
No loans to officers or directors.
Owns no real estate.
Assets over ?4,100.000.
Its appraisers aro very careful
and know tho values of real estate.
C. Its auditors aro experienced and
do their work right.
7. Five per cent paid on time de
posits, Call or write for booklets.
For a Woman
By SADIE OLCOTT
Copyright, 1910. by American Press
"Jaqucs," said the wife of .Inqucs
Chaboullez, "1 wish you would not bo
so Intimate with Pierre Fabrl. Ho
has Italian blood in his veins, and I
don't place faith In those people."
"Pierre is my best friend."
"And you will not bo on your guard
"No. You women take sudden dis
likes. Ten to one Pierre has not
treated you with that deference or con
sideration a woman craves from all
"Ho has treated me with tho utmost
"What do you mean by that?"
"Well, since I must cither tell you
or leave you to stupidly put yourself
in his power I will do so. Know then
that before I married you Pierre, pro
posed to me."
"Ah! Well, If a woman love3 a man
that another woman loves she will
to gain her ends resort to any trickery
to dispossess tho other. You are a
woman, nnd you look upon Pierre
through a woman's eye. I am not
afraid of him."
This was in 1870, when tho Prussians
were marching into Franco. One day
a party of French soldiers stepped up
to Jnques Chaboullez and arrested him.
They took him to headquarters, and
tho general ordered them to search
him. In ono of his pockets was found
a tiny ball no bigger than a pill. It
was carefully pulled apart and proved
to be tissue paper. On it was written
tho position and strength of the differ
ent French army corps opposing tho
"That is sufficient," said the general.
"Take him out and shoot him."
There was no formality of a trial.
Jaqucs, who was at a loss how to ac
count for tho paper being In his pocket,
was takon out and was about to suf
fer death when n volley caine from a
wood nenr by. It was fired by n lino
of Prussian skirmishers, who had ar
rived Just In time to save poor Jaques'
life. His French gunrds took to their
heels. 'Jaqucs was a true Frenchman,
but he would rather live among his
country's enemies than die among his
Tho territory in which Jaques Cha
boullez lived was from that time till
tho end of the war occupied by the
Prussians, so that he had no cause for
'fear that he would be shot for a spy.
Both he and his wife knew that the
paper which had convicted him had
been put into his pocket by some one
who was anxious to get him out of the
way. Mme. Chaboullez suggested that
it might be her husband's friend, Pierre
Fnbri. Jaques was very wroth with
her for Intimating such a thing.
Ono evening when Jaques came homo
bo found no supper, nor did he find his
wife. Thero was not even a firo in
tho stove. Astonished, he went out
and inquired of the neighbors if they
had seen Mme. Chaboullez. After many
Inquiries he learned that she, in com
pany with Fabri, had been seen going
toward the Prussian picket line. Then
be began to lament and to curse and
to swear, saying that no man could be
sufficiently guarded against the duplic
ity of women. His wife had been en
deavoring to prejudice him against his
best friend, and now she bad gone off
with that friend..
Nothing was seen or beard of Mme.
Chaboullez or Pierro Fabrl, and the
deserted husband assumed that to get
rid of him or to be where be could not
get at them to punish them they had
gono within the French lines. As tho
days passed and be heard nothing of
them be made up his mind tlmt his
wife, in order that he might be shot,
thus rendering her n widow and en
abling her to marry her lover, had put
tho paper in his pocket that had so
nearly cost him his life. This falling,
she had gone off with Pierre.
Ono evening when ho was almost
ready to kill himself through grief and
anger at the treatment he had receiv
ed his wife walked Into their home.
His first impulse was to order her
away. Then it occurred to him that
If she had gone awny with Fabrl she
would not have returned. But be had
not loug to wait for an explanation.
She threw n piece of paper on tho
table. He picked it up nnd read on it a
confession from Fabrl that he had put
the paper In her husband's pocket and
then informed on him. Amazed, ho
asked her how she had obtained it
"I told Pierre," she replied. "I bad
long regretted that 1 hnd not married
him instead of you. Then I proposed
that we go within the French lines
and live together where you would not
flud us. So we went through tho
Prussiau outposts nnd on Into tho
French lines. 0 tho way I told
Pierre that I knew he had placed tho
paper In the pocket that was found
there, that I forgave him because ho
did It for love of mo and that if bis
ruso had succeeded we could havo
been married instead of living together
illicitly. Ho denied that be had done
this, so I refused to go any further
with him until he admitted IL He did
so. nnd I had llttlo trouble later in get
ting that written confession."
"Where is Pierro now? I shall kill
hlml" exclaimed .Chaboullez.
"Pierre Is dead."
"Yes. I served him as ho served
you. I put information in his pocket
for the Prussians and then Informed
on him for n spy."
"Pouf! No man can bo so big a
devil as a woman."
And he embraced her.
Evangelist Engaged For
To Occur In This City
The annual meeting of the Ohio
State Campmectlng Association will
occur at Camp Sychar, Mt. Vernon,
on August G-1G. As this Is tho for-
tleth anniversary a special program of
services has been arranged.
Among the well-known evangelists
engaged for the meetings are Rev. C.
B. Allen and Rev. J. M. O'Brian. The
former is from Denver, Colorado, and
was present at the meetings last
year and preached three powerful ser
mons In the auditorium. His sermons
touched the hearts of all. He was
unanimously called for this year and
will be one of tho regular preachers
in the auditorium.
Rev. O'Brian is a new man at Sy
char, but comes highly recommended,
He is preseident of tho Missouri As
sociation for the promotion of holi
Beware of Ointments for Catarrh That
as mercury will surely destroy the
sense of smell and completely derange
the whole system when entering
through tho mucous surfaces. Such
articles should never bo used except
on prescriptions from reputable phy
sicians, as the damage they will do
Is ten fold to the good you can possib
ly derive from them. Hall's Catarrh
Cure, manufactured by F. J. Cheney
& Co., Toledo, O., contains no mer
cury, and is taken Internally, acting-
directly upon the blood and mucous
surfaces of the system. In buying
Hall's Catarrh Cure be sure you get
the genuine. It is taken internally
and made in Toledo, Ohio, by F. J.
Cheney & Co. Testimonials free.
Sold by druggists. Price, 75c per
Take Hall's Family Pills for const!
Another dark thought Is that a wo
man with a hobble skirt on couldn't'
establish a very high batting aver
age in the fly-swatting industry.
REV. C. B. ALLEN
REV. J. M. O'BRIAN
The Store is New
Closed to Invoice
We shall re-open in a few days with
a Re-Organization Sale
This will be the biggest bargain
event of the season
Watch Papers for Further
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Were The Injuries Deceived
Dy Jacob Gann
And His Death Occurred On
Jacob Gann died at his homo la
Brink Haven Sunday, July 31. His
death was the result of a fall which
he received Friday afternoon. Mr.
Gann was engaged In putting hay is
his barn and was standing on a ladder
which gave .way precipitating him to
the floor, producing injuries , which
Jacob Gann was born in Lycoming
county, Penn., October 3rd, 1832. Ho
was the sec6nd child and only son ot
George and Sarah Bridgdn Gann, who
were among the early pioneers of
Knox county, having settled on what
Is known as the Gann Homestead In
The deceased spent all but two
years of his entire life nearly three
quarters of a century on tho old
homestead where he died. He leaves
a widow and two sons, John and Wil
liam, to mourn his untimely death.
The funeral services at the house
Wednesday morning at ten o'clock.
Interment at the family cemeteryt
Salary of $300 a Month
Ray Phelps, who Is assistant treas
urer and head bookkeeper of the Lo
rain Coal and Dock Co., Columbus,
receiving a salary of $300 a month,
was eight years ago a district school
teacher of Lorain county. A year at
the Oberlln Business College gave
him his start.
To Be Admitted To A. A.
Dowds Dry Goods Co.
An important business change is un
der arrangement and will be consum
mated during the present week by
which a new partner will be admitted
to the A. A. Dowds Dry Goods com
pany in the person of Mr. John W.
Rudin of Columbus.
The business of the company has
grown so rapidly that the necessities
called for an, assistant to Mr. Dowds
in its management, and this end will
be attained by Mr. Rudln becoming as
sociated with the establishment.
Mr. Rudln Is a gentleman of largo
experience in the dry goods business,
that having been his life occupation.
For the past ten years he has been a
traveling salesman for the Sheldon
Wholesale Dry Goods company of
Tho Dowds store is closed this week
while an inventory is being taken,
and when it reopens Mr. Rudin will
be on duty. He will not, however,
move his family to Mt. Vernon until
Cashier of the Wheeling Railroad Co.
A. H. Campbell, the young man who
was recently 'made cashltr ot the
Wheeling Railroad was a student in
the Oberlln Business College only six.
years ago. He made a great success
since leaving school. We attribute,
his success largely to the thorough
training received at Oberlin.
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