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FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 1911.
THE DEMOCRATIC BANNER
Cut generously full and made right,
with all the newest features that satis
fy the particular woman.
, ib an evidence of financial standing and implies a fur
ther cash reserve ready for immediate use.
The man who pays by check is at once given that j
extra consideration always extended to those who are :
known to have buying power and paying power. j
A checking account here therefore represents :
financial reputation. 5
Safe deposit boxes $2 a
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
H. H. GREER, President BEN AMES, Vice President
8. W. AL8D0RP, Cashier
Grand Auction Sale
HARRY MEYERS PROPERTY
on the south side of the Mt. Vernon-Gambier road, just
east of the school house
Saturday, March 25th
At Two O'Clock, P. M.
This property consists of eleven acres of good tillable land and the build
Tbo houBO contains nine rooms, has good cellar that never freezes, has
been newly painted and is in first class condition.
The soft water is In the kitchen supplied from a 200-barrel cistern. The
well has never failed.
The barn accommodates 12 head of stock, has a silo, ample shed room
and out buildings.
On this property 1b a good apple orchard, a young peach orchard of 70
trees In bearing, plumbs, grapes, berries and all kinds of fruit In abundance.
Tho house stands near the road and is well shaded. The school adjoin
ing is a good one and it Sunday school is held lu the building each Sunday.
This property is Just a mile from the corporation line of Mt. Vernon and
next Saturday afternoon, March 25th, we sell It for the high dollar.
$200 cash at time of sale, forty per cent of the purchase price
within one day and the balance can remain on mortgage if the pur
chaser so desires.
We shall also sell the following chattels: One half-blood Jersey cow, 3
heifers, 1 Poland China brood sow with 4 pigs, a tcn-months-old colt, an 11-year-old
brood mare in foal, a general purpose, 9-year-old mare, a two-horse
wagon, buggy, two seated carriage, set double work harness, single harness,
spring toothed corn plow, 8-foot harrow, single shovel plow, one horse culti
vator, 30 brown leghorn chickens and other articles too numerous to mention:
Remember the date, SATURDAY, MARCH 25, at
2:00 o'clock, p. m.
Sale positive rain or shine.
HARRY MEYERS, Owner
THE SMITH REALTY CO., Auctioneers.
Our 1911 Spring and Summer
Suitings & Trouserings
Embody all the latest styles, are made of the best
Wool obtainable, and will be made up in the latest
Fashion to your order. Please give us a call and con
JOHN R. DOELFS
Practical Tailor and Cutter
Little Miss Ruth Johnson, who is
confined to her homo with an attack
of neuiitls was the recipient on the
occasion of a birthday anniversary
yesterday of a number of remem
brances from her friends.
year and upward. s
Columbus, O., March 22 Robert
Jackson, a convict in the penitentiary
from Highland county, committed
suicldo In his cell last night by tak
Of Gas In A Residence In
The West End
Results In Painful Injury To
Mr. Murray Bennett, residing on
tho corner of West High and Foun
tain streets, sustained severe burns,
duo to an explosion of gas, at his
home Tuesday evening at about 6:30
On Tuesday afternoon, plumbers
had been at work in the cellar under
iho kitchen and it Is thought that a
cap had been loosened on the end of
one of the gas pipes. The gas escaped,
filling the cellar, and leaked through
the floor into the kitchen. Mr. Ben
nett detected the odor of gas and
thinking that It was turned on in the
cook stove, he struck a match with
the intention of lighting it. An ex
plosion followed immediately and he
was hurled through an open door and
Into the yard. His face and head were
severely burned as well an his right
arm, which was burned as far as the
Immediately after the explosion,
the Are department was called by ex
cited neighbors but It was unnecessary
as no conflagration resulted.
Dr. B. C. Deeley was called to at
tend Mr. Bennett, who was suffering a
pleat deal as a result of his burns, but
an examination revealed the fact that
his condition was not necessarily ser
ious but very painful. He was great
ly Improved at noon Wednesday and
h;s rapid recovery is expected.
WHY WE WORK
By the Ad Writer or the State Build
ing and Loan Company, Rank
in Building, 22 West Gay Street,
1. To earn money to buy tic neces
saries of life. These wo must have
and it takes money to obtain them.
Simple promises to pay will not sat
isfy the grocer, or the landlord. And
so many people work because they
have. to work. As they work thoy
should make their money work by
leaving it with The Buckeye, a com
pany with assets of over 4,500,000,
and which pays 5 per cent on time de
posits. Wrlto or call for booklets.
(See second next week)
To Have No Mf. Vernon At
torney In The Bolton Case
Newark, O., March 22 Mr. McMil
lan and W. H. Miller, who will assist
Prosecutor Phil B. Smythe In Mt. Ver
non next week, were In the city today.
Mr. McMillan said that it was not
the intention of the state to retain
additional counsel in behalf of the
state. Prosecutor Smythe this morn
ing after a conference with the oth
ers reiterated the statement and when
asked whether they would retain a
Mt. Vernon lawyer and one familiar
with the situation he said that he
would conduct tho caso with the as
sistance of the legal gentlemen named
above and who helped him In the cas
es of Montella Watha, William McKIn
ley and Robert Cleveland.
Charles F. Barnes
Charles, the three-weeks-old son of
Mr. and Mrs. Ellas Barnes, died at the
home of his parents in Harrison town
ship on Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock
after a very short illness. The body
was taken to Columbus Wednesday
afternoon for burial.
A Huge Pile of
With the new Lincoln head Is
low on exhibition in the north
On conditions which will be ex
olalned at the bank, four cash
orlzes will be given to those
who guess the number of cents
n the pile.
(5 to the person guessing the
Z to the person guessing the
92 to the person guessing the
2nd nearest number.
(1 to the person guessing the
third nearest number.
Contest closes March 25th.
Any person In Knox county
may guess. Call at the bank, In
spect the pile and record your
WEST BIDE PUBLIC BQTJATtH
Of Incest Was Wilcox Found
By The Jury
A Deliberation Of Ax
Hour And A Half .
Han Sent Back To Jaii To
One To Ten Tears The Pen-
ally for Such A Crime
Other Nufes Of interest from
Temple OS Justice
In tho case of the State of Ohio va
Wilcox, charged with incest, the Jury
found .be defendant guilty on Tuesday
afternoon after one and a half hours
of deliberation. Thedefendant was sent
back to jail to await sentence by Judge
Wickham. T.io sentence for such a
crime is from one to ten years In the
Judge Wickham, waa engaged on
Wednesday morning In hearing mo
tions and demurrers in a number of
The next case taken up before the
Jury was that of McGee vs. Berry.
May Sue Judg
Suits may be brought against Com
mon Picas Judges Emmet M. Wick
ham of Delaware and Charles WT.
Seward of Newark, for the recovery
of excess salary alleged to have been
taken by these officials by the state
Auditor of State Fullington has ask
ed Attorney General Hogan to bring
these suits. The law provides that
these judges shall' be paid ?30OO and
$16 for every 1000 persons In their
bailiwick, but the wording of the stat
ute is not clear as to whether this
population basis shall be confined to
the county in which the judges reside
or extends to all the counties in the
subdivision. The Judge3 computed
their compensation on the larger basis.
The accounting bureau contends the
county should be the basis of com
putation. The legal question raised Is
involved in a suit which Common
Pleas Judge Edwin Mansfield will
bring in the Morrow county circuit
court to determine on what basis com
mon pleas judges should be paid and
because of this the attorney general
may not bring the suits.
The Cooper Estate
Eliza Cooper Dougherty of ML Ver
non has been appointed executrix of
Ann Eliza Cooper. .No bond. The ap
praisers are Robert M. Greer, Charles
A. Bo;e and Samuel H. Peterman.
A third partial account has been
filed in probate by Rollln R. Mcintire,
guardiaa of William P. Lafever, show
ing the following: Received $1,340.03,
paid out 53.82S.20, balance $511.88.
First and Final
A first and final account has been
filed In probate by Alonzo Chapman,
administrator of Emma E. Chapman,
showing the following: Received
$149.85, paid out the same amount.
Lloyd Bailey, administrator of Jacob
Bailey, has filed a first and final ac
count in probate, showing the follow
ing: Received $201.77, paid out, the
Chas D. Ebersole to R, Yl Struble
et al. parcel In Wayne, $1.
Wilmot Sperry to Sarah C. Brad
field, parcel In Clinton, $1. ,
There will be a mock trial in the
school house at Martinsburg Friday
evening, March 27th.
One of Martinsburgs most promi
nent citizens has arrested another citi
zen, equally prominent, on the charge
of stealing a chicken.
Mortinburg's best legal talent has
been secured by both sides. Trial by
The Ross school will give a box
social Saturday evening, March 25,
1911, at the schoolbouse. A program
will be rendered, beginning at 7:30
p. m. Each lady Is requested to bring
The Morris Grange Dramatic
company will repeat the play, "Tho
Old Dairy Homestead on Wednesday
evening, March 22, at the Morris town
Made? To li.jure
Driver Uf A Kig
Large Stone Hurled Ihrsiik
A deliberate attempt was made to
Injure Joieph Howell, aa employee
at the W. L. Ward livery barn on Too
day evening. Howell was returning
to the barn, after having taken Dr.
James P. Lee to his home oh North
Main ctreeL and was driving the doe-
tor's closed buggy- He bad almost
reached the born when a large stone
came crashing through the glass at
the side of the buggy, narrowly miss
ing bis bead. The stone was thrown
with great force by some person, evi
dently with the Intent to kill or badly
Injure the occupant of the vehicle.
The person was cot seen by the driver
and no clue as to his Identity has been
It is probab'e that the stone throw
er was Ignorant of tne fact that How
ell was driving the boggy, as Jerry
Lathern is the regular driver and
nearly always returns to the barn af
ter making the trip to the Lee home
at nlgiL The stone was no doubt
thrown with the intention of injuring
We oler Cne Hundred DoEars Re
ward for any cae of Catarrh that
ccEZct be cored by Hail's Catarrh
r. J. CHEXET i CO- VTxCo. O.
"We. ti en-Icrslsei t .s Lartm F. J.
Cfccaey fcr the lut IS yens, am! believe
fclni pjrfcctly I-oaoreb i t i aJI bssinesi
transi'tlorre an-i fl-ianr'-nj- able Vt axzr
cut czy cbUjat!o3 cuide by Ms Cna.
XATIOXAI. EJCCIC 07 CGZOZZZCE.
Hall's Catarrh Care it t-"-ea tjteraiHr.
aclins d-rectly cooa the blool and mu
cous surfaces of the system. Testloonlila
sent free. Prlc- 73 cents p r bottle. Sold
by all riu-jslata. ,
Tke IlaU's Fai-iny Fas tat ccattlpatlma.
HAVE YOU WRITTEN YOURW1LL7
In order to extend this service to
everybody who wishes to perform this
sacred doty, complete instructions.
legal forms and blanks will be sent to
any address for $1 money order. Al!
papers sent In plain envelope, thus in
soring perfect secrecy. Address Fed
eral Legal Bureau, Dir. B, Washington.
The rooms to be vacated by
the Mardis Music Store will
be occupied April 1st by
where will be shown the most
exclusive line of Ladies' and
Children's Hats and Furn
ishings that has ever been
shown in the city.
My goods will be carefully selected
by a competent buyer and individuali
ty will be carefully considered.
A share of your patronage is respect
MES. c. a. SNOW
To the Stock Raisers
and Feeders of
At this season of the year, ail
stock requires especially pre
pared feed, something that will
not only produce fat, but that
will act as a laxative as welt
We have received a car load of
feed especially prepared for
horses, cattle and sheep, this
feed we are determined to intro
duce in this community, and in
order to do so we are going to
sell this entire car load at cost
at our warehouse. We guaran
tee every ounce of it to be as
represented, every bag contains
a tag giving analysis of its con
tents, and we feel safe in saying
when once given a fair trail you
will continue to use It at the
proper season regardless of
J. S. McConnell
Tested garden seed In balk. Onion
sets. 5c per qL, 6 jta. for 25c Secors,
Mr. II- II. Shaffer of Cardingtoa
spent .Monday la Sparta attending to
some uatters of business.
Messrs. William Jackioa and Mon
roe Kauffman went to Killbnck Tues
day morning on business.
Mrs. Ralph Gallimore and Mrs.
Harry Gallimore of Cleveland arrived
is the v.ty this afternoon to visit with
Mrs. Charles Fields and daughter.
Miss rtelraa, of Omrille, are visiting
Mrs. Henry Smith, East Hamtramck
Ur. Robert Bonn of Gary, Ind., Is
pending several days with relatives
in Mt Vernon.
Me Sate ue Basses et 1C people
so say Cerea-Ualta breed Is Ue
ect bread sold In ML Versos. tX
Mr. Frank Tydlngs went to Danville
Taesd&y morning to spend the day
Mr. H. B. MeUck of Bladensborg
was a visitor in ML Vernon on Moo
day. Mrs. Perry Jennings of Centerbnrg
Is spending several days in Brandon.
the goest of her daughter, Mrs. Wili-
Business college spring term opens
April L All business courses taught
tor reasonable prices. Positions
iuaranteed. Students may enter any
Mr. William Penn, of near Sparta,
is moving to ML Vernon and, with his
family, will make his future home
Mrs. Eliza Babcock of Bangs un
derwent a successful operation at the
ML Vernon Medical and Surgical Sana
torium on Tuesday morning.
Mr. Judson Vincent left this after
noon for Mansfield to attend a meet
ing of the board of manager of the
Ohio State Reformatory.
FOR SALE 1910 model T Ford tour
ing car, fully equipped, newly painted,
and in perfect condition, at a sacri
fice if sold soon. Citixns phone 187
green, Bell 220 R.
Mr. Isaac Kibblet returned to his
home in Mansfield Tuesday morning
after a several days' visit with rela
tives in ML Vernon.
A CAPABLE DIRECTORATE
The Directors of the Knox Building
& Loan Company are E. O. Arnold,
G. W. Armstrong, J. M. Blocher, W.
P. Borgardus, Fred S. McConnell, A.
F. Stauffer, and J. B. WalghL
They meet every Tuesday and keep
constantly in touch with ail the Com
pany's business. No loans are made
without their approval. This is suffi
cient guaranty against imprudent
investments. In twelve years this
company has never lost a dollar.
Office No. o East High streeL
a F. Colville, Secy.
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.J. CENTERBURG ..
Mrs. Washington Kite has been
quite sick the past week .
Mrs. L. J. Gould has returned home
after a visit with her daughter, Mrs.
D. L. Smith of Orrvllle.
Mrs. H. V. Parmer and daughter of
Galena, were Sunday guests of Mr.
and Mrs. E. H. Parmer.
E. R. Fowls has transferred to J. W.
Berry lot 9S, Armstrong addition, for
Mrs. Mattie Pollard of Evansvttle,
Ind., is visiting relatives here and at
Mrs. C. A. Reiser and little daugh
ter, Ruth, who have been spending the
winter with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Phillip Robertson, have returned to
their home in Sandusky.
Mrs. Lewis Mitchell has returned
home after a week's visit with her
sister, Mrs. Isaac Tegarden, of Colum
Homer Ramey attended the teach
ers' institute at ML Gllead, Saturday.
Are the three things that rruke sales
from our large line of Bracelets
Lockets, Neck Chains, Rings, Scan
Pins, Cuff Buttons, etc, etc
The Varied Styles wniattraci
he attention of every one.
The Quality commands the r
spect of the wearer.
The Price demands TOUR attea
'doa, it means a saving to you if pur
Fred A. cionqa
MT. VERNON. OHIO
Marlinsfriri fins? If
(By Oxro R. Newcomb)
Martins burg There will be a
gregational meeting at the chorda I
urday afternoon at 1:30. The eta
mitte on church repairs Is to make H
report at this meeting.
Communion Sunday morning Afrit
2nd. Those expecting to unite wMls
the church are asked to meet the ten
sion at this time If they have set a3
ready done so.
Mr. Fred Freese has beea etoetat
by the session to attend Preaeytsrjl
at Outvllle April 17th.
Bladensborg Mrs. E. L. Wotfa .
tertained her Sunday school class sJt
her home one evening last week.
Rer. Geo. Brown of Zaaeerffie vflft
give a lecture at the church Tbttrofeft
evening April 6th. Adraisetoa. IS asft
15 cents. Subject The Aaseriea,
Communion April 9th.
Afternoon and evening services es
half hour later until falL
Millwood Special raeetlaga wTTI ei
gin in Millwood Tuesday evesla
April 4th; preaching by the paster.
Rev. Geo. W. Brown, will take op tk
work Friday evening, April 7th.
Brotherhood meeting for April trlB
be omitted on account of the meet
ings. ML Pleasant Annual election of
Sunday school officers next Sunday,
Communion AprO 2nd.
The time of the afternoon service
will change April 2nd to 3 p. m. for
Y. P. S. a E. will meet Sunday er.
enlng April 2. Election of officers aai
per cent, in
Many of the large fortunes of
today were started by a savings
account of only one dollar ts
WE PAY YOU TO SAVE
We would be pleased to explain
the advantages of cur Savings
Department to you.
Come In and talk It over.
The Guaranty Saving!
Bank and Trust Co.
ML Vernon, Ohio.
Open Saturday evenings from
7 to 8 o'clock.
A Bell Telephone i
Main and Vine Street
In delicate ard lasting od
ors which are a delightful ad
dition to the new Easter
Select Lily of the Valley
Queen of Violets
White Rose, Lilac
Carnation Crab Apple
Sweet Peas, Chic
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