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FRIDAY, APniL 26, 1912.
THE DEftfi.ORATIO BANNER.
Wlion tho blooil booomoa lnfootod with tho virus of Contagious Blood
Poison, tho symptoms aro soon manlfo3tod. Tho mouth and throat uloorato,
eoppor-colorod spots nppoar, a rod rash broalcs out, tho hair boglns to como
out, and usually soros and ulcors show themselves on difforont parts of tho
body. At tho first sign of tho dlsoaso S.S.S. should bo taken, (or tho
trouble Is too poworful and dangorous to trlilo with. If allowod to run on
tho tondonoy Is to work down and attack tho bonos and norvos, and somo
tlraoa It malcos a comploto physical wreck of tho sufforor. Tho dlsoaso can
make no suoh hoadway If S. 8. 8. Is commoncod and usod according to direc
tions; its progress can bo stoppod, tho poison removod, and hoalth
presorvod. S. S. 8. koos Into tho blood and romoves tho Insidious vlru3,
cloonses tho circulation and makes a comploto and pormanont euro by
driving out tho cause. S. 8. 8. quickly takos offoot on tho blood, and grad
ually tho symptoms disappear, tho hoalth Is Improved, tho skin jloared of
nil spots, sores and blomlshos, and whon 8. 8. 8. has thoroughly purlflod tho
Irculation no traco of tho dlsoaso Is loft. 8. 8. S a purely vogotablo remedy,
tires Contagious Blood Poison because It Is tho groatost of all blood puri
fiers, tested and proven for moro than forty yoars. Homo troatmont
book and any inodioal advico free to all who write.
THE SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., ATLAHTA, GA.
TJtLJbi UU.Tl.ttX STEEL kitchen and
is always ready for use. ThcDUPLEX is made from
two pieces of finely cut Butcher Steel, and being cut
the full length can always be adjusted for a new cut
ting edge, which feature makes it last the average
family a lifetime.
No household is complete without the DUPLEX
Steel and I believe no household will be without it
as I am making a Special Price of 50 cents each post
paid to any addrss. Write now.
Satisfaction guaranteed or money refunded.
FRED G. KAUTZ
269 E. Broad St.
J Your Spring Suit J
0 Should be one made for you one that fits
9 you to the minutest detail. If you wish it so, I'm
0 the tailor for you.
f All The Most PopularNew Shades J
JNO. R. DOELFS, Tailor
J 1 Door East of Curtis House Office 2
Have You Tried
It Is a now clothes cleaner and
works liko magic. You can re
move grease spots Instantly,
without Injury to tho most dell
cat fabric or color.
The best cleaner known for
Will not burn or explode
Price 28c per bottle at
E. Sldo Pubtlo Square
Of $100 Handed Umpire
Rigler By Prest. Lynch
Now York, April 24 President
Lynch of tho National League an
nounced today that he had lined Man
ager Dahlon of the Brooklyn team
$100 and suspended blin until May t
and had fined Umpire Mglor $100 tor
the flstlcutT they Indulged iu at tho
J olo grounds last Satunlaj.
HERE IT IS
A quick and
ens to the
inet, table or
conven i e n i
nlaco in the
Ballots For Presidential
Preference At Tbe Primary
Sample ballots nave been received
by tho Knox county board of deputy
state supervisors of elections for tho
Democratic .presidential preference,
together with Instructions.
This will be a separate ballot and
only Democratic electors aro quali
fied to voto this ticket.
Separate ballot boxes will be pro
vided for those ballots.
Boparata poll books and tally
sheets aro not necessary, tho result
of the votes may be tallied in tho
Democratic tally-shooto usod for tho
result of tho votes on othor candi
Puts End To Bad HoblU
Things nover look bright to one
with "the blues." Ten to ono the
trouble Is a sluggish liver, filling the
system with bilious poison, that Dr.
ICing's New Life Pills would expel.
Try them. Lot the Joy of bettor feel
ings end "tho blues". Best for stom
ach, liver and kidneys. 25c at O. R.
Baker & Co.
Prof. Robert Balrd of Troy, O.,
son of tho last preachor of tho Con
gregational church of Martlnsburg,
will bo In tho village Saturday, April
27. Prof. Balrd Is an ornithologist
of considerable note and In tho morn
ing will be with tho scholars of tho
High school In tho field and will show
thorn something about birds. In tho
evening ho will dollver his popular
lecture In the M. C. church on, "Tho
Bird In tho Bush"
p ii in i
Was Francis M, Strong Who
Was Indicted In May 1911
By prand Jury For Arson
Charged That He Burned His
House To The Ground
Went To Oklahoma After The
Other items Of Interest From
Temple Of Justice
Francis M. Strong of Knox county,
who is alleged to havo set flro to his
own homo end burned It to tho
ground and then deserted his fam
ily, nnd who was indicted by tho
grand jury In May, 1911, was nrrest
ed Tuesday night by Sheriff Parker,
Deputy Sheriff Woollson and Chief
of Police Clements. Tho nrrest was
made near Strong's old home near
It Is alleged that on May 12, 1910,
Strong sot fire to his dwelling house
near Palmyra and that as a result
tho structure was burned to the
ground. Shortly after this Strong
left his family and no trace of him
could be found. Ho was Indicted In
May 1911, and although tho Sheriff
has been on the lookout for the man
ho was not located until Tuesday of
Sheriff Parker received n Up that
Strong was back in his old neighbor
hood, so tho officers lost no time in
going after the man. He was arrested
at tho home of his brothor, Bert
Strong, neaT Batomantown. Ho was
brought to'Mt. Vernon and locked up
in tho county jail to await an ar
arrnlgnment in common pleas court.
Strong told the officers that after
leaving Knox county In 1910, ho went
to Oklahoma where he remained for
sometime. Later he went to Illinois
nnd Indiana. Strong said ho return
ed to Knox county believing that the
officer had forgotten all about him.
The Butcher Will
Tho last will an testament of W. C.
Butchor, late of Miller township, has
been filed In probate. By tho terms
of tho will tho testator gives to his
daughters, Emetine Aldore and Ellen
Butcher, his farm of SO acres In Mil
ler township, share and share alike.
To his son, Charles F. Butchor. he
gives 40 acres off the South portion
of the farm in Burlington township.
The remainder of the said farm is
to bo sold and out of tho proceeds
nil debts aro to bo paid and tho re
mainder, if. any remains, goes to his
two daughters mentioned above. S.
R. Butcher Is named as executor of
tho will, which was signed June 5,
1903, in the presence of Stephen J.
Dorgan and Frank O. Levering.
A codicil dated Juno 12, 1911, nnd
witnessed by R. B. Armstrong and
Frank O. Lovorlng, declares that It
Is not necessary to sell a certain por
tion of the farm to pay debts and
that the land be given to the testa
tor's two daughters, Kmolino Aldore
A Look Ahead
Wo aro having propared at
largo exponsu a hangor map of
Knox county, slzo 20x22 In. in
five colors, adjoining townshlpB
bolng in different tints, show
ing tho towns, roads, streams,
churches, school houses, como
terlcs and names roads; also a
list showing population and lo
cation of every town and coun
ty in Ohio.
Theso maps will ho distribut
ed about Dec. 1st to patrons and
frlonds of this bank. Get in
W. Side Public Square
and Kllen Hutchcr. '
The Bunnell Estate
Albert It, Manning Iiub boon ap
pointed administrator of Phllo H.
Bunnell, giving bond In tlio sum of
$200, with It. I. Arnold and K, O.
Arnold ns surotles.'
F. A. Day has" been appointed
guardian of Laura May Vaughan, giv
ing bond In tho sum or C00, with
II. E. Cassll nnd (i7 H. Wright aa
Chester Wcsloy Workman, farmer,
Brown townBhlp, and Anna Elizabeth
Noldon, teacher, Unjon Rev H. A.
Deeds Filed ,,
Ambrottn Davis to Frank Frost, C5
acres in Clinton, $1..
Simon M. Hcrzog to BonJ. F, Young
15 acres In Berlin, $3,200.
Mary A. Melton to John B. Melton,
50 acres In Jefferson, $2,400.
Burton Gardner to John Jackson,
32.99 acres In Liberty, $1.
Park B. Blair to Charles S. Coo,
lot In city, $1,610.
Are Named For Decoration
Judge Coyner Will Be Orator
Of The Day
The Decoration Day committee mot
at the office of Col. L. G. Hunt, cnair
man general committee, Tuesday
evening and the following commit
tees were named:
InvitationGeorge D. Neal, Leo
Blubaugh, Milton Martin, George
Coyner, W C. Hoay.
Music Samuel Hobbs, S. M. Wool
son, Geo. D. Neal, Shannon Shultt,
Finance Dan C. 8tono Sr. J. A.
Tllton, D. L. Garbcr, W. R. Hogue.
Decoration Ira D. Hunt, Harry
Koons, Jas. K. Butlor, E. W. Breece,
O. C. Chose.
Program Georgo S. Harter, LeRoy
G. Hunt, J. A. Tilton,' S. M. Woolson,
Conveyances John D. Weaver, C.
W. Koons, Dan C. Stone Jr.
Outside Cemeteries D. C. Stone,
O. G. Daniels, Jos. Trimble.
Mound View & Calvary Cemeteries
Dan C. Stone Sr., Leo Blubaugh.
The momorlal sermon will be
preached at the Congregational
church North Main street, on Sunday
evening, May 26th, at ten thirty. Dec
oration day services will bo hold at
the High school auditorium the af
ternoon of Mny 30. Judge Coyner
will be orator of tho day.
Tho committee adjourned to meot
at tho office of tho chairman on next
Tuesday evening at 7:30 and It Is
hoped that a full attendance of all
committees will bo made and every
chairman ready to report the work in
his department, up to date, in order
that the program may be completed
at this mooting and made ready for
WILL BUILD NEW CHURCH
Tho official board of tho Qay street
M. E. church has decided to build a
now church edifice in tho near future.
Tho church will cost from $40,000 to
$60,000. Work of raising the funds
will be. commenced in a short time.
To Be Held At The A. 1. 1. Cbsrcti
Rally day will be hold at tho A.
M. E. church on Sunday, April 28th,
and good music has boon arranged
for. Tho following program will bo
"Guilty of Not Guilty" Gortrudo
"Tho Doom of the Deop" Alberta
Solo William Parker.
Recitation Mrs. Nnnnlo Harris.
Paper Mis. Ella Judy.
I want to cull nttentlon to breeders
and my customers that I will hnvo
my horses, Including Arlo II., (2:11-1-4)
Prince Alberts, Eagle Denmark,
Peter Pipes and Tom Able In Mt.
Vernon, making tho season at my
barn In tho alloy across from Rino
hart's Hvory and at Pitkin's barn on
Front street. Road and speed horso
owners remember I havo tho only
standatd bred stnllion In Mt. Vernon.
Tolophone 354 Cltizons'. Resldenco
101 1-2 W Gambler St, W O. Korns.
Of The Stockholders Mt.
Vernon Telephone Co.
Shows The Institution In A
The Mt. Vernon Telophone Company
hold its 16th annual stockholders
mooting Wednesday at tho telephone
building on Gambler street, to hear
the reports from tho officers of tho
company and to elect a board of di
rectors to serve for tho ensuing year.
Tho old board wero re-elected. Tho
reports show a very satisfactory phys
ical and financial condition. A not
gain of 138 subscribers was added to
tho list during tho past year and the
company now havo In service 4477 tele
Tho ML Vernon Telephone com
pany was ono of the first Independent
telophono companies organized In tho
state to enter tho telophono business
In competition with tho Bell monopo
ly. This company has kept abreast of
tho times, both in regard to the devel
opment of tho territory and the lm
proved equipment There is not a
county In tho state that has been more
thoroughly developed nnd not one that
furnishes to tho telephone using pub
lic moro satisfactory service.
The first quarterly dividend was
paid April lBt, 1896, and slnco that
-date the company has never failed to
pay Its regular quarterly dividend, and
It has never failed to show an In
creased number of subscribers for
each quarter during this entire period.
Tho company has an Investment of
over $300,000 and is owned by our IO'
cal people. There aro over 400 stock'
holders. Tho Mt. Vernon Telephone
company's stock has always been
looked upon as a gilt edge Investment
which has paid dividends at tho rate of
6 per cent per annum and free from
taxes. The company has not sold any
treasury stock since 1909, and there
has been a very limited amount of the
stock changed hands, as thoso who aro
fortunate enough to havo tho stock
feel they could not re-invest their
money to bettor advantage if they
should dispose of tho stock.
The directors aro as. follows: Frank
L. Beam, W. P. Bogardus, Harry C.
Devln, P. S. Kolser, Edward O. Arnold,
B. D. Herron, R. G. McClelland.
The company operates exchanges
and number of telephones as follows:
Mount Vernon 2,304.
North Liberty 92.
Total telephones In services 4477.
At tho meeting Wcdnosday the fol
lowing excollent financial statement
for the year ending March 31, 1912,
was mado to tho stockholders:
Plant values $334,988.07
Warehouso supplies. . . . 3,816.01
Accounts receivable... 2,718.58
Cash in bank and on
hand .' 393.39
Capital stock $275,000.00
Surplus of depreciation 44,647.43
From rentals ' $ 60,696.80
From tolls 5,557.25
From miscellaneous... 1,669.20
For expense $ 35,321.77
Taxes , . . 3,562.82
Actual replacements... 1,927.77
Addod to' surplus for de
BIG FIRE AT C0LUMBU8
Columbus, 0 April 24 Tho plant of
tho C. & E. Shoe company, was to
tally destroyed by flro at 3:30 o'clock
Wednesday morning, with a resulting
loss of moro than half a million dollars
and tho doath of tho night watchman,
We offer One Hundred Dollar Re
ward for any casG of Caturih that
cannot be cured by Hrll's Cutnrrh
F. J. CHENEY & CO., T '.cd , O.
Wo. tlio undersigned, hivn lzwv V. J.
Cheney for tho last IS ycnr.i, nn.l l Jlovo
him perfectly honorable In all 1 ' msa
transactions and tlntinclnllv nbl' to parry
out nny oullsntloni ui.ido by li'a I -.
NATIONAL BANK OF CO.M.ML: 'E.
T ''lo, O.
Hall's Catarrh euro U taVnT In --nils',
acting directly won tho h'.m J I mu
cons surfaci ot tUu pynten. '!- t 'jj'il
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bv "U 'rruf,5l'',s.
Made of good weight
Percales and Ginghams
Either high or low neck.
Sensible little garments for
every day wear. All sizes,
34 to 46.
ro Receive Share Of Receipts At
White Palace theatre
Tho raombers of tho Mt. Vernon
Dramatic club are busy this weolc
selling tickets for the benefit show
to bo given at the White Palaco
theatre Friday evening a per cent
of tho proceeds to be given by tho
management to tho Daniel Emmett
Many tickets have been sold and
tho club expects to realize a good
sum fTom tho benefit
Almost Like New
Is the way your clothes look after they pass
through the different processes of our shop.
We are expert workmen in our line, therefore all
work turned out is done thoroughly and beautifully.
Call us up by telephone.
SANITARY DRY CLEANING CO.
5 W. Vine B. H. Bair, Prop. Cituten phone 836 Bed
is on the way. Prepare
complete. Our Men's
Metal and Patent leathers are the kind that AP
PEAL to the young-men
for the more conservative.
LADIES' OXPOEDS AND PUMPS
in White Nubuck, White Canvas, Black and
Brown Velvet, Gun Metal, Tan and Patent
Leathers, all in the latest productions, variety
enough to suit those hard to please. Tell us your
wants. We do the rest.
Knox Co.'s Biggest Value-Giving Shoe Dealer I I
0t offfi w
I you cannot prove that you paid a certain bill if yon
settled it in currency and failed to get a receipt.
But if you pay your bills by check and file your
checks when they are returned by the Bank, you eaa
prove payment of any bill at any time be it one or
ten years afterward that a question is raised.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
H. H. GREER, Praaldcnt.
C W. ALSDORP, Cashier
7" tl'iplure Orrurs
MARYLAND WOMEN'8 CLUBS
Ilaltlmoro, Md., April 24 On Uih
occasion of tho annual convention oT
tho Maryland Federation of Women;
Clubs a host of women visitors In-
vnded Ilnltlmore todnv and will re
main In possession of tho city tin-,
til Saturday. An olnhorato program,
combining business and entortelit
raont has been propared for tho gattt.
i This is the bitr inraort-
: ant thing in all prescrip- z
i nons. Y.ou nnd it at
this store. a
We have one of tho
largest lines of qualify
Drug Sundries in the
: city. s
: We are experts in
j Truss Fitting
: and handle trusses of all 5
Sign Big Hand
205 S. Main St. I
now while the sizes are
Oxfords, in Tan, Gun
ideas. Others suitable
Mt. Vernon, Ohio. 1 ?
from Now I
BEN AMES, Vie PruldMi! fc
Rupture, Piles,. Fistula,
VARICOCELE and HYDROCELE
CURED WITHOUT THE KNIFE.
NO C'JRE NO PAY. Seed 2c Damp for Book how e,
cuie and testimonial. Sorae may be yovr neijhtcr tPt
Dps. HAINES & HAINES, 'CfgXKS
Room 32. 101 N. High St.