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TUESDAY, DECEMDER 27, 1918
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Champion Skater Adds
New Record to List.
LAMY BREAKS RECORD
Hew York Skater Does 220-Yard Dash
In 17 2-5 8econds.
Baranac Lako, N. Y Doc. 27. Tho
world's skating record of 19 4-5 sec
onds for tho 220-yard dash, which
baa been held by Lcroy Seo slnco
1000, was broken by Edmund htuay,
"Who, paced by his brother Ernest,
tild tho furlong In 17 2-G seconds.
Tho attempt against tho record was
tnado on tho Poutlac rink track,
Which Is soven tans to tho tnllo.
- A Loulsana Judgo In fining a man
?)00 for kissing a widow, told him
bo ought to hnvo known bottor. And
hot tho widow Is wondorlng what
Quttor 28c; oggs 38c,
Mr. Walter Pitkin of McCormlck's
emlnnry, Chicago, HI., Is tho guost of
rolatlvos during tho holidays.
Mr. Samuel McConnell of Nobraskn
arrlrcil In Frederick on Friday even
ing to remain over tho holidays with
McnvrH. John I'opham and Earnest
Durbln of Now Castlo, l'a., are milk
tag a sovoral days' visit with rolatlvon
Mr. and Mrs. 0. W. Smith and MIbh
Fay Laudorbaugh of Columbus ar
rived In Mt. Vornon Friday to spond
Iho holidays with ox-Mayor William
II. Smith and family, East Chestnut
Mr. Harold Mlzor of Mt. Ollnad Is
spending sovoral days In Sparta, tho
guest of his brother, Mr. Jaspor Mlzor.
Mrs, Mulvlna Davis of Cincinnati
la tho guost at tho homo of Mrs,
Martha Hoam. North Mulberry street.
Mr. Homer HopkliiH, who Is attend
ing Ohio Unlvorslty at Athens, Ohio,
arrived nt his homu In Sparta Friday
evonlng to spend tho holidays,
Mr. and Mrs. O. 0. Popham of
Gbarlston, III., nro tho guosts of his
brother, Mr. U. I). Popham and fam
ily of North Sandusky street
Tho Collier Whlttlngton Electrical
Co, has boon awardod tho contract
tor tho Installation of low voltago
electric lights at tho Mt, Vernon
Collcgo at Acadomla.
'lira. John Walton and daughter.
Uladys, of South Jackson street went
to Nowark Saturday morning to spond
aeveral days with rolatlvos,
Mr. Ttort Hmoots and son, Losllo,
f Contorburg aro spending aovoral
4aya at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs.
Edward Dovor on East Oambler
Mr. and Mr. Waltor Flotchor of
Akrou arrived In this city on Sntur
y ovonlng to spond tho holidays
rrlth Mrs. Fletcher's parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Hobort Grimm of North Main
Mr. and Mrs. Qoorgo T. Carskadon
And Mr. and Mrs. John 1). Oolwlcks of
Koyscr, W. Va., Mrs. Bollo Dabbs of
"WHHaHiBport, W. Va., and Mr. and
Mrs. Charles, M, Dabbs and daughters,
Misses Edna nnd Lulu, of Morgan
town, W. Va., and Dr. nnd Mrs. Joaso
Y, Llttlo of Pittsburg, Pa., arrived
liere this morning to spend tho holi
days with relatives.
Mies Olllo Dial of West High street
spent Monday In Oambler.
Mr, Jack Harpor left this morning
for Dunkirk, Now York.
Mrs. Harold Walker wbb a Colum
bus visitor this afternoon.
Mrs. Joseph M. Knowlton of Ilock
Crook, Ohio, Is a viEltor at tho homo
of his niece, Mrs. Ed. Mahaffoy.
Mr. John Ready of Now York was
tho guest ovor Christmas at tho homo
of Judgo and Mrs. J. B. Walght.
"Edgomont" that "creamy" crack
er sold by Popploton, East Oambler
Mr. JamcB Cooper of Columbus
spent Christmas with his mother Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Conn and son,
Clyde, of Coshocton spent Christmas
with Mt. Vornon relatives.
Mastor Carlton Brceco of North Mc
IConzIo street Is spending sovoral days
with relatives In Utlca.
Mr. and Mrs. Collin Welshlraor of
Canton, Ohio, aro spending several
days with rolatlves In this city.
Mr. W. W. Stlnomates -went to
Cleveland Saturday ovonlng to spend
several days with friends.
Mr. G. W. McKeo of Klllbuck spent
Monday In this city, tho guest of
Mr. Edgar Lawman has returned to
his homo on East Oambler stroeot af
ter nn oxtondeed visit In Chicago.
Mr. Julius Hoadlngton of E. Chest
nut stroeot spent Monday In Pittsburg
attending to somo business matters.
Mr. and Mrs. William Passmoro of
Centorburg spent Sunday and Monday
In this city, tho guests of relatives.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Ruch of Con
torburg spent Sunday In this city, tho
guests of relatives.
Mrs. Alfred Noff of Clovcland Is tho
guost of Mr. and Mrs. Robort M.
Oreor, East Gambler stroot.
Mr. and Mrs. Hurd A. Cassll of Cin
cinnati aro visiting rolatlves and
friends In Mt. Vornon for a fow days.
Mr. and Mrs. W. I. Tompkins of To
ledo spent ChrlBtmas and Monday
with Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. llgor.
Mr. Walter W. Styors of Clovoland
spont Christmas and Monday In tho
city tho guest of relatives.
Mr. Warnor J. DoVoo of Chicago,
111., Is Bpondlng sovoral days with rel
atives In tho city.
Mr. and Mrs. Robort Clarko of
Clovoland spont Christmas In tho city
Mr. William J. Honloy of Clovoland
spent Sunday and Monday In tho city
tho guest of relatives.
Miss Allco Long haa returned to her
homo In Columbus nfter spending
Christmas with relatives in tho city.
Mr. John Ahorn of Lorain visited
with rolatlvos In this city ovor Christ
Mr. Jnmes Lawlor of Mllwaukeo,
Wis,, Is visiting with rolatlves In this
Mr. Charlos Hllllcr of Now Castlo,
Pa., Is tho guost of hlB parents In
Mr. WIlllamMtHuntor and son of
Gambler nrfollttmay with relatives
Miss Sara Sapp of Oambler spont
Christmas In Danvlllo, tho guest of
Mrs. Klla Holt of Chestorvlllo Is
making a sovoral das' visit with rola
tlvos In and noar Sparta.
Mrs. W. Pumphrcy of Akrou Is
spending sovoral days In Martlnsburg
with Mrs. William Tlltou.
Mr. Dwlght Tlllon of Martlnsburg
loft Tuesday for Minneapolis, whoro
ho will ninko his futuro homo.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Harry Moxloy of
South Vornon have gono to Pittsburg,
Pa., to spond Christmas with rola
tlves. Judgo H. W. Pitkin and family of
Sioux City, Iowa, arrived in tho city
ltiBt ovonlng to visit with rolatlvos
Mrs. L. A. Stream of chlldrou of
Boluiont avonuo wont to Nowark Sat
urday to ruinaln ovor Christmas with
Mr. Lloyd Mclntlro of Minneapolis,
Minn., Is spending tho holidays with
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Mc
lntlro of this city.
Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Gregg and
daughter of Chicago aro making a
sovoral days' vlalt with Mrs. Orogg's
sister, Mrs, W. L. Mclntlro of Mt.
Mrs. William Thompson loft Mon
day ovonlng for hor homo In Mluuo
spoils, Minn., after Bpondlng sovoral
months with relatives aud frlonds at
DUtrlct Doputy Grand Mastor Wll
llts of tho Odd Fellows lodgo will ho
In this city on January 17th to In
stnll tho ollioers of Qulndaro lodge,
No. 310, I. O. O. F.
Mr. Harry Parnoll, who hns boon
employed at tho C. & O. Cooper works
for many years, left Suuday morning
for California whoro ho will accept
a position, Mrs, Parnoll oxpeots to
loavo far California In tho Bprlng to
Join Mr. Parnoll and mako hor homo
Judgo J. B.' Walght was a Columbus
visitor this afternoon.
Mr. James O'Rourko of Lima is
spending several days with relatives
aud friends in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Rollln Mitchell of this city went
to Salem, Ohio, Sunday morning to
spond Bovcral days with frlonds.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrenco Mitchell of
Lock spent Sunday and Monday with
rolatlvos in Mt Vernon.
Mr. Charles E. McManls of Akron
spent Christmas with relatives in Mt.
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. P. Broreton of
North Gay street aro spending several
days with relatives at Salem, Ohio.
Miss Allco Long has returned to her
homo In Columbus nfter a several
days' visit with relatives In this city.
Mr. Armstcad Walght of Chipago
was a Christmas visitor with hla par
ents, Judgo nnd Mrs. J. B. Walght.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mykrantz of
Ashland spent Chrlstmns with rela
tives In this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Fred Baxter of Lan
caster, formerly of Mt. Vernon, spont
Christmas with relatives and friends.
In this city.
Tho Scrlbnor Trio wont to Howard
Tuesday uftornoon to furnish music
at tho dauco given by tho Howard
Dancing club in tho evening.
Mr. W. H. Pratt, who haa been visit
ing nt tho homo of Mr. H. C. Dovln
for sovoral days, leaves tonight for
his homo In Chicago.
Mr. Vincent Smlthhlslor of Clevel
and spent Christmas with his parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Smlthhlsler of
North Braddock street.
Solid meat oysters, certified as san
itary by tho officers of tho state In
which they aro grown, Bold by Popplo
ton, East Gambler St.
Mr. Harold Woolson of Akron Is
spending tho holidays at tho homo of
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Wool
son of East Vino street.
Mr. Cooper Russell, who is attend
ing Starling Medical college, Colum
bus, Is visiting his mothor, Mrs. J. E.
Mrs. Herbert C. Steetor of Chicago,
HI., Is lu tho city being called hero to
attend tho funoral of her uncle, tho
lato Georgo W. Bunn.
Miss Clara Sweeney of West Chest
nut street went to Utlca Tuesday to
spend several days with her sister,
Mrs. Edward Weed.
Mr. Ward Sawvol of Coshocton
spont Saturday and Suuday in this
city, tho guest of his brother, Mr. W.
P. Sow vol or East Hamtramck streot.
Mr. Paul RovennauBh of Cincinnati
is tho guest of friends and relatives
and frlonds In Mt. Vornon for a fow
Miss Uornolln Witheroll left Tuos-
day afternoon for Cleveland where
she will visit with frlonds tho remain
dor of tho week.
Mr. John M. Coup returned to Sagi
naw, Mich., Monday afternoon after a
short visit In tho city with his brothor,
Mr. Wllllnm M. Coup.
Messrs. Ralph and Fred Buxton, Lo
roy and Miss Ruby Chrlsman ofiom
or wero tho guests of frlondBVluMt.
Vornon on Saturday.
Miss Esther Phillips has returned to
hor homo in Jeanotto, Pa., aftor a visit
of flvo weeks with rolatlves In this
Mr. Carl Sellers, who Is attending
Hiram Collcgo, Is spending sovoral
days at his homo on East Gambler
Mr. John Bowdeu returned to Ak
ron, whoro ho is employed, Tuesday
morning aftor spending Christmas at
his homo lu this city.
Mr. Wellington T. Leonard of Mans
Held spent Sunday aud Monday In
Gambler tho guest of his family who
aro visiting relatives thoro.
Mr. Llslo Wlnoland, who is attend
ing school at Miami University, Ox
ford, O., Is homo to spond tho holi
days with his parents, Mr. and Mrs,
A. Wlnoland, East Hamtramck stroot.
Ono plain drunk was locked up In
tho county jail Monday, being too full
of tho Christmas "choor." Mayor
Mitchell assessed tho usual Quo on
Mr. nnd Mrs. Elroy Dryo of Colum
bus and Mr. and Mrs. Corbln Dryo
of Clovoland spont Sunday and Mon
day In this city tho guests of Mr. and
Mrs. Paul Dryo of West Front stroot.
Mrs. Clara Gordon and daughtor,
Mies Holon Loulso Gordon have r.o-.
turnod to thtiir homo on Woaf Sugar
stroot aftor a' sovoral days' vlBlt with
Mrs. 11. II, Knsmlngor of Columbus.
Miss Elizabeth Tudor of Cincinnati
la Bpondlng sovoral daya In this city
at tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. J. W.
Freomau aud Mrs. M. U. Tudor on
South Jacksou street.
Mr. BurgcBs Belt and Miss Bertha
Bolt of Wost Gambler streot spont
Sunday and Monday in Butlor, Ohio,
tho guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wesley
Mr. and Mrs. Samuol Hardesty ro
turnod to their homo In Akron Tuos
day morning aftor spending soveral
daya with Mr. Hardosty'a parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Georgo Hardesty of East
Mr. and Mrs. M. S. Kelly of Lorain
nro tho guests of relatives in this city.
Mr. Rollen S. Clements of Spencer,
WeBt Virginia, Is making a sovoral
days' visit with his family In this city.
Mr. Chnrles Dermody of THTln is
making a several days' visit with rel
atives and friends In Mt. Vornon.
Mr. Leonard Clements of Clevclnnd
is spending soveral days with rela
tives In ML Vornon.
Mrs. J. C. Armstrong Bpont Christ
mas with Mr. and Mrs. Martin Ham
mond ut Howard.
Mr. Alien Moult of this city went
to Nowark Tuesday noon to attend
to somo business matters.
Mrs. Guy Forblng left this afternoon
for Philadelphia, Pa., where she will
visit her brother, Mr. Clay Parker.
Mrs. A. H. Lindsay and children re
turned this afteroon from Vorona, Pa.,
aftor a visit with relatives.
Miss Nellie McFadden wont to Co
lumbus this afternoon for a short vis
it, Mr. n L. Sturtz, manager of Row
lands & "lompuny'B store In this city,
spent Chiotmas nt his homo In Zanes
Mrs. Robert Fowler of Canton la
spending several days' In Mt. Vernon
tho guest of Mr. and Mrs. W. V. AIs
dorf of West High stroet.
Miss Loretta Taughor of East Ham
tramck street left Monday for Tiffin,
where sho will mako a soveral days'
visit with friends and relatives.
Mr. Vincent Smlthhlsler has return
ed to Cloveland, where ho la employ
ed, after a several days' visit with
relatives in this city.
Mr. Russell Church has returned to
his homo on North Park street after
a several days' visit with friends at
Mr. nnd Mrs. E. L. Gill of Sunbury
spont Sunday nt tho homo of Mr. and
Mrs. Charlea Church of North Park
Mr. Roy GUI of Columbus and Miss
Ethel May of Sunbury nro spending
sovoral days with friends and rela
tives In this city.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dalrymplo and
Mr. and Mrs. Carl Coyner of Fred
orlcktown Bpent Sunday and Monday
with relatives In Mt. Vornon,
Mr. JamcB Lawler of Mllwaukeo Is
making a several dnys' visit In this
city, tho guo3t of his sister, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Jclliff of
Mansfield nro spending soveral days
with friends and relatives in Mt. Ver
non. Mr. Walter Scribnor of North Park
streot nttended tho "Merry Widow"
at tho Colonial theatre at Columbus
on Monday ovonlng.
Mrs. Lowell M. Hnrtor and son.
Morton, of Canton, aro making a sov
eral days' visit with relatives and
friends in Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Paul Barbor of Syracuse, Mich.,
1b Bpondlng sovoral days with rola
tlvos and friends In nnd near Mt. Vor
non. Mr. and Mrs. C. Wyncoop and fam
ily loft Tuesday morning for their
homo In Toledo after a several days'
visit with relatives neur Mt, Vornon.
Miss Helen Elcholbergor of Mans
field arrived In Mt. Vornon Tuesday
noon to Hpond soveral days with her
cousin, Miss Annlo Buckingham, of
West Vino street.
Mr. G. A. Jones' returned to Cincin
nati this nftcrnoon after spending
Christmas in tho city. Mrs. Jones
will visit horo for soveral days before
MnBtor Charlos Tucker, son of Mr.
nnd Mrs. Ray Tucker of North Gay
street, foil on tho Icy pavemont Sun
day morning ni.d'cut a deop gash ovor
his right pyo to tho bono. Dr. A. T.
Fulton was called to dress tho Injury.
Tho funoral of tho lato Georgo W.
Bupn occurred Monday afternoon
from tho residence on Clinton streot
and was largely nttended. Rev. Ira J.
Houston of tho Congrogatlonal church
conductod tho funoral servlcos.
Mr. and Mrs. Allen Fink of Pitts
burg, Pa arrived In tho city Satur
day ovonlng to visit rolatlvos. Mr,
Fink returned Monday ovonlng and
Mrs. Fink will visit horo for aovoral
Mr. Carl Fcttlg returned this morn
ing from Dolphos, O., whoro ho spoit
ChrlstmaB. Ho was accompanied by
his Blstor, MIbb Evo Fottlg, who Is tho
guost of ,Mlas Margaret Stauffor,
North Main stroot,
Tho mombors of Clinton Command
ory, No. C, Knights Tomplars, assom
blod at tho asylum Monday 'morning
at 11 o'clock and drank tho toast to
Grand Commander Mollah. Tho toast
was read by Eminent Commander E.
V, Ackorraan and tho rosponso waa
road by Past Emlnont Commandor
Charles C. lams.
Musical programs In commemora
tion of ChrlstmaB wore observed In
tho churches of tho city on Sunday
with Bormons appropriate to tho day
by tho pas torn of tho churches. A
number of tho city churches had
Christmas entertainments for tho Sun
day school scholars on Monday evening.
Miss Eva Singer of Clovoland Is
horo to spond soveral days with her
mothor, Mrs. A. IL Singer.
Mr. and Mrs. L. E. Ellis of Jcfter
sonvlllo, 0 nro tho guosts of Mr. and
Mrs. S, B. Tnrr for n fow days.
Dr. E. L. Porter of Buckoyo City
spent Mondav In Columbus nttondlng
to somo business matters.
Mrs. William Sapp and Miss Cnther
Ino Sapp of Danvlllo aro spending
seoral days with rolatles In this city.
Mrs. LOttlo Fobes and Mrs. E. P.
Wubstcr of Gambler spent Christmas
with relatives lu Mt. Vornon.
Mr. II. W. Fish of Columbus wub a
visitor In Gambler on Sunday aud
Mr. and Mrs. Georgo Parker and
daughter of Cloveland wero tho guests
of relatives lu Gambler over Sunday
Mr. Raymond Lylo of this city spont
Christmas in Gamblor tho guest of
Mrs. W. O. Bowers and children
of Contorburg aro cpundlug several
days' with rolatlves in Brandon.
Mr. and Mrs. John Baxter of Bran
don spont Sunday in this city with
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bonsell.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Rader of Cloveland
spent Christmas in Gambler tho guest
Miss Helen Dial of Mt. Vernon
spent Chrlstmns with relatives In
Mr. and Mrs. Paul Woollson of Mt.
Vcniou spent Sunday in Gambler with
MIbb Anna Farquhar of Akron is
spending sovernl days with relatives
Mr. and Mrs. Albert Gamblo and
family of this city spent Sunday in
Mr. nnd Mrs. William A. Wander of
Mt. Vernon wero tho guests of Gam
bler rolatlves on Sunday.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Frederick Whito of
Cleveland spout Sunday with relatives
Miss Winona Farquhnr of Nelson
villo, Ohio, Is spending soveral days
with relatives In Gambler.
Miss Etta Ayors of Vermillion, O.,
Is making a sovoral days' visit with
relatives in Gambler.
Mr. nnd Mrs. W. Faulkner of Clove
laud wero tho guests of relatives in
Gambler over Christmas.
Mr. James Cassll of Niagara Falls, N.
Y., is making a soveral days.' visit
with friends and relatlvos In Gambler.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Metzgar of Gal
llpollu, Ohio, aro spending soveral
days in Gamblor, tho guests of rela
tives. Mr. Jamc3 Cunningham of Wheel
lug, W. Va., formerly of Gambler,
spent Sunday and Mouday with his
parents In Gambler.
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bcinhour awi
children of Granville aro spending
sovoral days at tho homo of Mr. and
Mrs. S. P. Belnhour of Brandon.
Miss Lulu Rtloy of Danvlllo is
spending sovernl days In this city the
guost of hor brothor, Mr. Walter RU
oy. Mr. Wm. E. Grant andMiss Elty
Grant nttonded tho matlnoo, "Sovon
Days," at tho Groat Southorn theatre,
Columbus, Monday afternoon,
Mr. 'Clydo Conloy of this city loft
Tuesday morning for Cleveland where
ho will attend to somo business mat
ters. Mr. nnd Mrs. Dowltt Spitzor return
ed to Columbus this, afternoon after
spending a fow days with rolatlves
Mr. nnd Mrs. J. W. Dryden of St.
Louis, Mo,, nro holiday visitors at
tho homo of Mr. and Mrs. Georgo
Israel of North Gay street
Mr. and Mra, Georgo E. Harris of
Horton, Kansas, arlvod In tho city
last ovenlug to spond a week with
relatives and friends.
Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Phillips nnd
daughtor of Cadiz, Ohio, aro spending
soveral days with Mrs. Phillips' par
ents, Mr. aud Mrs. John McDovltt.
who reside- Just south of Brandon.
Mr. and Mrs. V. V. Henry nnd son,
Paul, and dnughtor, Ruth, and Mr.
Foroat Smith of Columbus spont Sun
day lu Buckoyo City, tho guosts of
Mr. and Mra. N. H. Huntor.
Mr. Ralph McKeo of Now Guilford
and Miss Ruth McKeo of Nowark aro
spondtng several days at tho homo of
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. 8cnft In Buckoyo
Mr. and Mrs. Erlo Wagner of Boli
var,. O., Bpent Christmas with rela
tives In tho city. Mr. Wagnor ro
turnod Monday ovenlng. Mrs. Wag
nor will visit horo for a week.
Rovival meetings woro begun at the
Martlnsburg Baptist church on Sun
day ovonlng and aro being conducted
by sovon studonts of Donlson Univer
sity. Tho meotlngs will contlnuo for
ten days, boginnlng on Sunday even
ing. Threo plain drunks wero arrested on
Sunday and Monday evening and woro
lodged in tho county Jail. They on
torod a plea of gu'lty when taken bo
fore Mayor Mitchell on Tuesday morn
ing and woro given a flno of flvo dol
lars and costs.
Word has beon received In this city
concerning tho condition of Mr. Rob
ert Bunn and Mr. Ernest Amandon,
both formerly of Mt Vornon. Tho
mossngo states that Mr. Bunn Is great
ly Improvod nnd that Mr. Amandon
Is slightly Improved. Both havo been
ill with typhoid fever for somo time.
FEATS OF MARKSMANSHIP.
Wonderful Shooting of Captain Do
gnrdui and Dr. Carver.
Old gentlemon of the period Just aft
er the war will tell you sadly that
there are no such shots as there used
to be. lu this connection It Is Inter
esting to note that $1,000 was wugored
against $100 that the champion of tile
world could not lilt a hundred consec
utive birds. Many amateurs, nut to
speak of professionals, frequently
make such a score without arousing
comment in these duys. Cnptaln Bo
gardus -was to be allowed three trials.
If ho lost tho first two and made tho
third the money wim his, aud, by the
way. ho used u twelve gauge, full
choku. ton pound gun, and his load
waa tlve drams of black powder with
No. 0 shot. He loaded his own shells
or had them londed according to his
While shooting In Euglnnd his lond
was challenged by one of his defeated
rivals, who asserted that tho cham
pion's phenomenal scores were tho re
sult of his1 superior shells. The cap
tain suggested that in their next match
both contestants should use his am
munition, to which the Englishman
eagerly consented. The captain was
delighted, for well ho knew what would
happen to the action of the light and
delicate English gun under such a
charge. Before the match had pro
ceeded very for tho Britisher with
With the Invention nnd success of
tho ball tossing machine a craze for
ridiculously high scores swept the
country. Five thousand balls In TOO
minutes, (j.104 out of 5.000, In seven
hours uud twenty minutes these wero
some of tho stunts that delighted the
hearts of the gun people of that day.
Ono man, the English crack. Dr. Car
ver, shot for six consecutive duys,
breaking (JO.000 balls out of a possible
04.8S1. The wonder Is that there re
mained of his shoulder anything more
than pulp. True. It Is on record that
after the three-thousandth shot nt such
an exhibition lu Gllmore's Garden, New
York city, the contestant had to prj
open his trijrger fingers by main force
and only succeeded In continuing In
the match by frequent immersions of
urm nnd shoulder In hot water. Out
A rubber maBk ntlorns hla noso.
Largo goggles hide Ills eyes,
Two wIukIIUo thliiKH nre on 111 enrs.
Ah down tho street ha llles.
A rubber coat enwraps his form.
Great gloves his two hands fill, v
A rakish hat Is on his head
In fart, he's "dressed lo kill."
' Brooklyn Eacle.
Strength of the Arms.
Equality of strength In the two arms
occurs almost twice as frequently with
women as with men, a largo majority
of tho sterner sex being stronger lu
ihelr rl;;ht anus than in their left
Whan the Press Was Reetrloted.
Many of the rcstrlctlous that ham
pered thu Intlucuco of tho press re
inntnedlu force until tho close of the
eighteenth century In England. It was
not till that period that newspapers
obtained tho right to criticise tho poli
cy of ministers and of tho king. Mr.
Walter, tho first editor of tho London
Times, was prosecuted for censuring
the Duke of York. Ho was sentenced
to pay a flno of 'J50, Btand In the pil
lory for an hour, bo Imprisoned for a
year and glvo security for his good be
havior for seven years. Tho order
with regard to the pillory was can
celed, but be hud' to servo his term in
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(HJilFam Wor Residing
"' in'Mng His Life
Attempted Suicide On A
Greersvllle, 0., Dec. 27 William
Taylor, aged 28 years, a farmer resid
ing about three miles east of thla
place, committed suicide at the homo,
of hla parents on Monday morning by
shooting himself through the head
with a 32-calibre revolver.
At about seven o'clock Monday
morning, Taylor finished his break
fast and stated to his father and,
mother that ho waB going to tho' barij
to do tho feeding and that thoy need,
not bother about tho work as ho would,
do It all himself. As ho was accus
tomed to perform tho chores at tho
barn in tho morning, tho father
thought nothing of it until about
twonty minutes had elapsed and
thinking that hla son was taking an
unusually long time to do tho work;
ho went to tho barn to Investigate,
Entering tho building, Mr. Taylor 8a,
nothing of his son aud called his name,
but rccolved no answer. After a short
search, ho found him lying In a stal
with a bullet hole in hla forehead and
a revolver In his right hand. An ex
amination was made but ho was fount
to bo dead.
Tho reason for tho act is not ltnow,n
by tho dead man's parents but it la
known that about two years ago, tho
man mado an unsuccessful attempt W
take his life by drinking carbolic acid.
Ho was a farmer and had resided with,
his parents, Mr. aud Mrs. Christian
Taylor, all his life, having never been
Tho funoral at the Taylor Rldgo
church near Greorsvlllo Wednesday
morning at 10 o'clock. Interment at
Taylor Rldgo church cemetery.
"The reporter who cume to see about
the fancy hall was a horrid creaturo,"
"He asked for my idcture to publish
with the account, and I told him IndlR
nautly I did not care for such notori
ety. Then I 'i"d to go out of the roon
a minute nnd " rget my picture, which
was lying on the table near whero hoi
wan standing, and"
"Ho took it and put it h?"
"N-no; he I-lnXt it there." Baltimore
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