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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 23, 1910
THE DEMOCRATIC BANNER
Mamas Legislature For Present
Mexico a Country Filled With Small
Eating Booths For Unsuspecting
io The Public:
v t . i A an
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CAN BE MADE SELF-SUSTAINING
Members of Board of Public Works
In Annual Report to Governor Rap
at Chief .Engineer James R. Marker
For Failure to Make Report as Re
quired by Law Urge Necessity For
Increasing Compensation of All
Public Works Employes.
Columbus, O., Dec. 21. The state
fco&xd of public works, In Its annual
export to Governor Harmon, took oc
casion to resent criticisms board
4urlng tbo recent gubernatorial cam
paign. It stated that former general
Uitembllcs rather than the board
trero responsible for the deplorable
tetato of Ohio canals.
Chief Engineer James It Marker
3s) charged with violation of the gen'
ral Ohio oodo for fallur to mcKo
Ifc proscribed annual report of the
$hlef engineer to the board.
The board recommends tho com
pletion of the rehabilitation started
en the canals of tbo state, vouch
safing the nulnlon that If nroperly
repaired, tho canals would soon boon
Early reduction of railway freight
fates aro predicted by the board If
the canals are made fit for traffic.
Railroad Interests are charged with
feavlng opposed the Improvements
ttndor way and further legislative ap
propriations for futuro work.
Attorney Oencral Denwan Is asked
to proceed at once with suits against
Individuals and corporations en
croaching on canal property, and the
early completion of canal surveys Is
advocated. Increases In tho salaries
f all employes of the board la do
f SQUELCH REVOLT
Then 6eok to Find Government at
Which It Was Aimed.
Washington, Dec. 21. A mutiny In
tho Honduran army has been sup
grossed by tho government troops
according to Information received at
tho stato department from Denton K.
McCnsory, American minister at To
Cuclgulpa. Ho telegraphed that Vol
Alvadero led nn vprlslug at Alianna.
The government troops, ho added,
defeated tho rebels, some of whom
escaped Into Salvador. Acting upon
Information from the president of
Honduras, tho government of Salva
dor ardored troops to the frontier. It
"wan not cntlroly clear, tho dispatch
added, whether the revolutionary
movement was against Honduras or
Alliance, 0., Dec. 21. Rev. Levin.
Luptoi, the Gift ot Tongues apostlo,
who publicly proclaimed himself
father of tho child Dorn to Miss Ma
mie Corlotto of Cloveland, will be
come salesman for a company manu
facturing patent tops for gas stoves.
Ho will have Michigan for his terri
tory, with headquarters at Detroit.
Columbus, O., Deo. 21. It was on
nounccd that the Pomerene-Hanley
debate scheduled for Portsmouth Fri
day night had been postponed until
Tuesday, Predictions are made thai
there will bo no debates after that of
Tuesday, because voters are protest
ing against the bitterness already
aroused In the senatorial contest.
Marietta, u., Doc. 21. Edward A.
Eppler, chief auditor of tho Marietta,
Columbus & Cloveland railroad, with
main cfllcce In this city, was arrest
td charged with defrauding the com
pany out of sovoral tnousand dollars.
Eppler movod In the leading social
and husluoss circles ot the city.
Meets Death In Elevator.
Akron, O.. Dec. 21. William Win
nedorg, an employa ot tho Kirk com
pany's department storo, was caught
between tho floor and the elevator In
the company's warehouse and crush
ed to death.
Has Christmas Spirit.
Austin, Tex., Doc. 21. Governor
Campbell has' Issued 48 Christmas
pnrdoni Jo penitentiary convicts. He
will lssuo ubout 10 more today.
Mnrkham to Succeed Hamhan.
Chicago, Doc. 21. Charles H.
WorkUnm, president ot tho GulfjAe
Onlng company of Pittsburg, wllJMtj
ttlocted president ot tho Illinois Gen-'
tral railroad to succeed J. T. Hura
tour., At a meeting of the board to bo
toeld In Now York today, according
to the forecast.
Earthquake Story Denied.
Panama, Dec. 21. It Is roportpd
9)cro Hint no sovero oarthquako oc
curred In Halvador and that tho re
' port that nn Island In tho llapango
lagoon had sunk, with the loss of
150 to 175 lives, Is erroneous.
SAYS ONE-THIRD OF
Columbus, O., Doc. 21. Tha reul
ifltory, back of tho sucro marriage of
rU.Xi"-'..:-.. - i......1.' M.V'' n..W,."l J....L
port'whon dlspatches'from Buffalo
announced that young Daughcrty'a
bride v. as Miss Dnsna Gibson, a cho
rus girl In "Tho Midnight Sons" com
pany, which played ut tho Colonial.
Young Dougherty, who Is a eon of
Harry M. Daughorty, Columbus law
yer and politician, met Miss Gibson
whllo "Tho Midnight Sons" was play
ing in Columbus and dined frequent
ly with hur ut tho Southern hotel,
where sho was topping.
Mams County Grand Jury Re
turns 140 Indictments.
Ills fnllior's cnali vnn dilute,, mid
Ah mum as Hollo learned It
Ha took It to Manlmttanlaml
Anil vry promptly burned It.
Conyrleht bv American Prno AtumrlaHnn
To the tourist who first strikes Mexico the swarm ot eating -stands that
greet him nround tho railroad stations and In every largo city are appalling in
numbers, unci, whllo tho numbers may cause him to marvel, the food to the
uneducated Is a terror. Think of serving Inrgo red ripe struwberries with
hot mill; I Hut that is exactly what your Mexican chef will do, and ho will
resent It If you (lie un objection. The average peon Is supposed to get but a
score of pennies a day for his hire, but at that ho seems to bo eating two
thirds of the time. And he Is unhappy unless bo has nt least one dog to ac
company him throughout his meal. If he has hnlf a dozen dogs, then Indeed
Is the meal a feast Whllo there aro poor eating houses, tho Chinaman has
Invaded Mexico, and ho conducts high class cafes. Somo Americans shudder
at tho thought of eating food prepared by a Chinaman, but If he spends much
time In Mexico bo will liken the Chinese chef to tho finest cook In the land In
comparison to tho average-native cook.
HAD A NARROW ESCAPE
ATE TAINTED OYSTERS
Columbus. O., Dec. 21. Stato Oil i
Inspector W. L. Flnley had a close
call for his life. He ate bad oysters,
which developed ptomaine poisoning,
and for several hours Mr, Flnley was
In a very serious condition. Tho phy
sicians attending him Anally worked
tho poison through tho pores oi the
skin, ana Uiougn Mr. Flnley was
splotcned until ho resembled a
leopard, he is out of danger.
Ills illness very closely rosemblod
that which resulted In the death of
Charlos Kloob, chairman of the Dem
ocratic central committee.
TWO BILLS CONSIDERED
BY THE COMMISSION
A large manufacturer has just sent
us a considerable part of his surplus furs to
dispose of in the next three days.
Included are some handsome mink
sets, valued at from $100.00 to $175.00, as
well as a grand assortment of inexpensive
As a result, at no time since our op
ening, have we been able to offer so mag
nificent a display of fine furs as now.
We cordially invite your inspection.
J. S. RINGWALT
Columbus, O., Deo. 21. Two bllln
are being considered by the state
employers' liability commission. Ono
llxes a schedulo of amounts to bo
paid and tha other directs court ac
tion, limiting tho amount to bo paid
fordsaU at $3,000, Instead of 10,-
"'The commission will as'cortaln as
to tho constitutionality of tho meas
ures before making Its report to tho
legislature. One Mil llxes a schedulo
of damages to be paid, but elimi
nates tho employe from bringing ac
tion by virtun of tho common law or
statute. Labor orcanlzotlons will o
opposed to taking away the rtgFt to
The second bill gives the employs
the right to elect to claim damages
by rules of common law or by statu
tory provisions, and. v Drovldoshls
claim shaHRejSffcptcd If jtfcojc-.
cldcnt wastcanseiiith'fbugh tho' act: of
an asBoctato or because of the has
ardous nature of tho work. The
amount recoverable by death Is lim
ited to ?3,000,t which will not bo sat
isfactory to labor organizations,
which contend the1 maximum should
be much higher.
SUBMITS A REPORT
KEEP IN TOUCH
WITH YOUR TRADE
THE TOLL LINES
Office Main and Vine Sts.
4 per cent. Interest Com-
A Coney is always ready to earn you more
money when given the opportunity.
We iurmsh the opportunity
NEW QUARTER COMMENCES JAN. 1,
Come in and talk it over
The Guaranty Savings Bank Trust Co.
Mt. Vernon Ohio.
Open Saturday evenings from 7 to 8 o'clock.
Manchester, 0 Dec. 21. "Fully
no-thlrd of ths vote of Adams eoun-
y at tho recent election was tam
pered with by bribers," sold Judge
Jl. Z. Dlalr of Portsmouth. As tho
Outgrowth of charges that uumsrous
voters were corrupted, 140 men la
two townships ot this county have
Already been Indicted for accepting
bribes for turning their votes In ths
tray desjred by the bribers.
According to the court the eases
nshlch ar brought will be vigorously
roocuted. It Is understood that tho
bribing was dons by tho use ot
money, and besides whatever othor
$aaalty may be imposed, those con
Meted aro subject to dlsfranchUe
seat Tho court has Indicated that
edi found guilty of selling their votes
tor money will be deprived ot their
ballots for five years. Should this
Vanishment be meted out to the 140
now under Indictment and to a, large
Butiiber ot others whoso cases are
thought to be tho rubject of prosent
Investigation, there would bo a big
change in futuro political results, It
ts rumored that in tho rccont elec
tion monoy was liberally spent
Col'lmbus, o Dec. "21. Steve
Scott, colored murderor of Miami
county, condemned to die Doe. 31,
was given a new loase on life when
the supremo court grantod him leave
to file a petition In error In the cir
cuit court of Miami county. The cos.
fosston of his pal, Charles Jones,
serving life, will probably b set up
In his petition. Jones confessed that
he killed tho man alone and claimed
Scott was entirely Innocent
Destiny bears us to our lot. and dc-
Klng Summans Asqulth.
London, Dec. 21. A late edition of
tha Telegraph states that the king
has suddenly summoned Prime Min
ister Asqulth to London from Edin
burgh, where ho was Lord Iloseber
ry's guest over Christmas.
THE DELAWARE SCHQO
Columbus, O.. Deo. 21. That tho
avorago attendance at the Girls' In
dustrial homo, near Delaware, during
tho past year was CGI, and that these
girls vere crowded Into 414 small
rooms, aro lntorsttng facts contained
In tho annual report Just prepared by
Q. D. Wei', superintendent of that
The annual cost of feeding, hous
ing and uducatlng tho Inmates of tho
homo during the past year was
$197,29, or $3.79 ncr week. Taking
tho avorage attendance or GC1, It fs
found that tho total cost of mainte
nance was ?110,C79.G9.
An excellent Idea being advocated
by Superintendent Wobb Is the pur
chase of a tract of land adjoining tho
Institution, so that the Inmates may
spend a portion ot their tlma In
planting, cultivating and gathering
products that would go a long way
In supplying the tables of the various
cottageB In which tho gtrU aro
housed and fed.
GETS ITS LAST $10,000,000
CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
the Kind You Have Always Bought
UCBtiny Dt'nm un io um iui. uu v , r
tin? Is perhaps our own wlll.-DI-; Signature oC
Chicago, Dec. 21. The University
ot Chicago has received another gift
from dobs D. Rockefeller, 110,000.000,
the sum, 'Announcement of this was
made at, tuo university convocation by
Martin A. Hyerson, chairman ot the
board of trustees. Tho Btandard Oil
magnate said In making the gift that
ho retired from all connection with
the university r.nd would glvo It
nothing niorv, Ills total glttu In 21
years aggregate 135,000,000.
Mr. Itucktfallor began making do
nations to tho uulvurslty In May,
1889, and has continued yearly over
slnco, Tha gift, together with tho
fact that It was to bo tho' Html ono,
created a sonsatlon among tho fac
ulty and students.
The douatlon consists of Income
bearing securities, "of the oresont
mnrtttv vatuo or fl0,000,000," sot
asldo from tho funds ot the general
education board, Mr. Rockefeller's
150,000,000 educational foundation.
Tho Bum- Is to bo dellvored In 10
equal annual Installments, beginning'
Jan. 1, 1911.
By the terms of the letter of Mr.
Rockefeller to President Judson and
tho university trustees, tho founder
withdraws from tho board ot trus
tees his personal representatives,
Fred T. Gates and John D. Rockefol
ler, Jr. He mentions the gift as
"single and final."
Two Llfesavers Drowned.
New York, Dec 21. Two men lost
their lives In the surf oft Rockaway
Beach, and three others had narrow
escapee from drowning, when a now
llfesavlng boat capsized. Tho men
wore all members of the volunteer
llfesavlng corps of Rockaway Beach.
Ely's Cream Balm
is quickly absorbed.
Glvot Relief at Once.
It cleanse, soothes,
healn and wrotoota
tho diseased mom
bnn Uing from
C..V...V d drives
away a Cold in tho
stores 'tlm Smiscs of HAY FEVER
Taste mid 8mi.'ll., I'ullslzeCO ots., atDrug.
disU or liy mail. In liquid form, 75 cents.
Ely Brothers. Gil Warrou Btroet, New York.
New Currency and Gold
Coins for Xmas
If there are nny to whom you wish to make a
IgSHiSli gift i'olvGhriltmas.'atisdesixab'le to giyc.rriewS
uurroiicy or a urignt new goto, piece.
This bank is supplied with both and will be glad
to accommodate you.
MIsa Murguorlto S. Alien arrived
today from Western College, Oxford,
Ohio, to spond tho holiday vacation
with nor paronU, Mr. and Mrs. Ban
ner M. Allen,
Mr. L. A. Stroam of this city went
to Newark Tuesday ovenlng to net as
assistant judgo In tha Newark poultry
show which Is to bo hold In that city
during tho lnttor part of this wook.
Mr. Walter Jackson la aerlouslyTTl
at hiu homo nonr Mllfordton'. Mr. Jack
son baa lately rottirnod from n hospit
al in Columbus ' but has gradually
grown worso slnco that tlmo.
Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Pratt, daugh
ters, Mlssos Ellon and Louise, and
son, Hazon, ot Konolworth. ill., aro
hero for tho holidays and aro guests
of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Devln.
Tho Mooro Concort Co. of West Sa
oval Ohio, gavo a concort at tho Bran
don Baptist church, pn Tuosday oven
lug. A largo nud npprectntlvo audi
enco was present during tho evening.
Mr. and Mrs. S. R. Martin., formerly
of Crostlino, havo moved Into Mrs.
it n Mrtiv1itta lim, an nt flninhlnr. Mr.
Martin Is tho now undertaker Jn thatUlls zoning.
Postmaster Dowds stnica that there
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
H. H. GREER, President. BEN AMES, Vice President
b. w. alsuukk, cashier
will bG only ono delivery by city mall
carriers on next Monday, and that
business men whoso stores will be
closed on that day can got tho'lr mnll
at tho postoflico by leaving word at
tho stamp window, thus having their
'mall retained nt tho postolllce.
Mr. Walter Sperry ot tho Ohio Fuel
Supply company wns in Gambler
Tuesday on business.
Mrs. Josephine Francis of Ironton,
O., is tho guest of Dr. David Francis
during tho holidays.
Mrs. Margaret Joucs Io confined to
her homo in Brandon by a sovere at
tack of Illness.
Mr. Robert L. Carr arrived homo
from Washington, D. C, last ovenlng
to remain ovor tho holidays.
Mrs. H. W. Broeco and daughters,
Mario and Helen, of East Hamtramck
street went to lit lea Wednesday noon
to spend sovernl days with relatives.
Mrs. Charles F. Bullock returned
last evening from a visit with rela
tives 'in Columbus.
Messrs. E. E. Bliss, physical direc
tor at tho Y. M. C. A., Stanley Shaf
fer, Walter Mason, Freeman Tudor
and Albert Marsh wont to Howard on
Wednesday morning. Tho party will
roturn to Mt. Vernon on foot along
tho wagon road, This Is tho begin
ning of n series of "hikes" which will
bo hold In tho next fow weeks.
Mr. and Mrs, Noll Knodo of East
Vino street wero called to Columbus
Tuosday by tho death of his nephew,
Mr. Noldul. They will roturn homo
Miss Mabel Young, who Is attending
Oberlln Unlvorslty at Oberlln. Ohio,
arrived in this city Wednesday noon
and will spend tho holidays with her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank E.
Young, who reside Just east ot tho
Miss Lavlnla Elder of Oberlln Uni
versity arrived homo Wednesday noon
to spond tho holidays with her par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. John V. Elder of
North Mulberry street.
Hon. Lewis B. Houck went to Boll
fontalno this nftemoon whero ho
will address a Masonic banquet this
Mr. H. T. Barron of Zanesvllle spent
Tuesday In thlB city attending to somo
matters of business;
Miss Helen Gordon ha3 roturned
to her home on West Sugar street
after a three montha' visit In Jackson
Miss Rilla Veach of East Vino
street left Wednesday noon for Lpuls
vlllo, Ky., where sho will mako an ex
tended visit with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. Chnrles Klnloy return
ed to their homo In Akron Wednes
day morning after a short visit wltn
relatives In this city.
Mr. Garflold Snow and son, Don
nld, weut to Utlca Wednesday noon
Mrs. A. H. Lindsay and children of
Spring street went to Veroun, Ohio,
Wednesday miming to remain over
Christmas with relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. John Irvlno and Mr.
and Mrs. John Dickey of Frederick
town left Wednesday for Jacksonville,
Fla., where tho'y will spend tho winter.