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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1912.
THX DEMOCRATIC BANKER.
FORTY THOUSAND REPUBLICANS
FOR WIL80N AND MARSHALL
Now York, Oct. 8 Mora than forty
thousand progressive Republicans
havo have pledged their support to
Gov. Wilson through tho Wilson Na
tlonal Progressive Republican League.
These figures aro taken from the en
rollracnt lists of tho league, which
now has headquarters In New York,
Philadelphia, Chicago, Cleveland, Mil
waukee, Pittsburgh and San Francisco.
The organization of this league, tho In
fluence of which will bo significant in
tho November election, Is the result
of a little more than six weeks' work.
That it has become natlon-wldo Is due
largely to tho activities of Rudolph
Spreckles, the wealthy San Francisco
reformer, who has spent tho past ten
years In an uncompromising war on
all forms of graft and governmental
dishonesty; Dr. Harvey W. Wiley, the
Government's former Chief Chemist,
and Senator John J. Blaine, of Wiscon
sin, law partner of Senator La Fol
letto and chief aide of the Senator In
his fight for the Republican presiden
tial nomination. These men, like
many thousands of Senator La Fol
lette's loyal supporters, were deeply
disappointed at the failure of the Re
publican convention to name a pro
gressive candidate. Not realizing on
the hopes of Senator La Follette, they
would havo been satisfied with a pro
gressive of the typo of Governor Had
ley, of Missouri, or Senator Cummins,
of Iowa. They declined to follow Col.
Roosevelt out of the Republican party
because they had no sympathy with
the Third Term movement. The fight
to purge the Republican party of Us
reactionary element should be made
within tho party, they held, and not as
adherents of tho Colonel, who to the
former LaFolletto supporters Is iu no
sense a progressive.
Soon after the Chicago convention
Rudolph Spreckles called a meeting
of a group of leading progressive Rp-
publicans In Chicago. In addition to
Dr. Wiley and Senator Maine, Mr.
Spreckles consulted with Senator La
Follette and Louis Drandels, the noted
lawyer and reformer. They gave their
warm Indorsement of the league move
ment. Other meetings were held in
San Francisco, New York and Chica
go, the result of which was a decision
to support Gov. Wilson .because he In
the Judgment of the loague members,
represented the highest type of pro
Early in September the league was
formally launched and since then an
aggressive campaign has been going
on to crystalize Wilson sentiment
among progressive Republicans
throughout tho country. Tho opening
of the headquarters in New York and
San Francisco was followed by branch
es In Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Chica
go and Omaha. In Phtladleplila, Mr.
Spreckles enlisted the support of Hen
ry C. Nlles, former Pennsylvania State
chairman of the Lincoln party, a wide
ly known reformer; 'Powell Evans, a
manufacturer; Samuel S. Fels, manu
facturer; Louis J. Kolb, banker; Jas.
A. Devln, banker; Thomas R. Fort, Jr.,
and George Burnham, Jr., all militant
Republicans of the reform type. In
Pittsburgh tho league has the support
of E. I. McCUntock, George R. Wallace,
. L. C. Woods, Dr. J. P. Shaw, A. Leo
.Well. A. M. Thompson, C. D. Scully
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ia' ana ur, ,a. d. riumur, uu oi wuuiu were
Aiiffaorail In thn wnr nn frrnft In Pitts.
burgh that uncovered corruption in the
city council there two years ago.
Senator Blaine will direct the work
In the Middle West from Chicago,
while Mr. Spreckles and Dr. Wiley will
direct the campaign from New York,
Thousands of pieces of llteraturo ex
plaining why Gov. Wilson should re
ceive tho support of progressive Re
publicans are being sent out from the
various headquarters and new mem
bers are being enrolled at the rate of
several thousand a week.
At the close of the present cam
paign It is the Intention of the league
officers to meet in convention In Chi
cago and decide upon the future course
of the progressives In the Republican
party. The probability of the election
of Gov. Wilson being strong, in their
belief, they hold that an entire re
alignment of the Republican party Is
$1M Reward, tlH
The readers of this papor will be
ploased to learn that there fa at least on
dreaded disease that science ha been
able to cure In alt IU stages, and that la
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fosltlve cure now known to the medical
ratemlty. Catarrh being a constitutional
disease, requires a constitutional treat
ment. Hairs Catarrh, Curu Is taken In
ternally, acting: dlroctly upon the blood
and mucous surfaces of tho system, there
by destroying the foundation of the dis
ease, and giving tho patient strength by
building up the constitution and assisting
nature In doing its work. The proprietors
have so much faith In Its curative pow
ers that they ofTer Ono Hundred Dollars
for any'caso that It falls to cure. Send
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Address F. J. OHENKY i CO.-Toledo. Ohio.
Bold by all Drngglsts, TSe.
Take HaW'a Family gills for constlpatloa.
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: Veterinary Surgeon. :
: Graduate Licensed :
; Office and residence corner
S Gambler and Mulberry sts. Calls I
answered day or night, Both ;
I ,pbones, Citizens' 173 blue; Boll
Appointed By The Electloi
Board Id Kdox County
To Serve for The Year And
Whose First Doty
Will Be Tbe Geieral Election
Od Tuesday, Nov. 5,
DeMcrats live PresMlig
Jidie h Tie Hiority
II The Predicts Tlnnih
The following Judges and clerks
have been appointed by tho deputy
state supervisors of elections for Knox
county for the year, their first duty be
ing to serve at tho regular election
on Tuesday, November G. In tho fol
lowing list P. J. stands for presiding
judge, J. for Judge and C. for celrk;
Democrats C. D. Martin (P. J.),
John Sphon (J.), John Gutbrlo (C).
Republicans L. W. Dennis (J.), C.
A. Gregg (J.), O. L. Real (C).
Democrats William Lifer (P. J.),
Giles Butts (J.), J. H. Scholos (C).
Republicans Frank Colgln (J.), L.
G. Mavis (J.), Wm. H. Frasher (C).
Democrats W. O. Fry (P. J.), Geo.
W. Crlce (J.), John I.. Wolfe (C.)
Republicans Clem McNabb (J.), E.
N. Farmer (J.), Chas. F. Phillips (C.)
Democrats P. W. Grelf (P. J.), Les
ter Beeney (J.), Chas. W. Blackburn,
Republicans W. J. LyonB, (J.),
Sherman Simpson (J.), J. N. Frcese
Republicans Ross Pumphrey i(P.
J.), B. F. Balrd, (J.), "W. H. Berger (C.)
Democrats Chas. McCament (J.),
James Bell (J.), W. B. Mosholder (C.)
Democrats Judson McMannls (P.
J.), Bradley Baldwin (J.), Clifford
Republicans S. A. Wlllyard (J.),
Russel J. Ash (J.), Francis Ahern (C.)
Democrats Thos. M. Anderson (P.
J.), S. W. Yauger (J.), Chas. G. Wolfe
Republicans George Spearman (J.),
Harry Ling (J.), Earl Sperry (C.)
Republicans Lee Dial (P. J.), John
Bateman (J.), Elliott Pllkington (0.)
Democrats Alfred Dial (J.), Lloyd
Biggs (J.) A. J. Blckel (C.)
Republicans S. R. Martin (P. J.),
Oscar Purdy (J.), Louis A. Doble (0.)
Democrats V. B. Welker (J.), J. Et
Parkor (J.), William Strieker (C.)
Domocrats Levi J. Horn (P. J.), J.
P. Wolfe (J), Geo. J3. Purdy (C.)
Republicans Ed. Farmer (J.), Carl
Dudgeon (J.), Ler'oy Denny (C.)
Democrats KU wood Montgomery
(P. J.), C. R. Selby (J.), S. C. Mariott
Republicans L. G. Welker (J.), Al
len Frost (J.), Harry Messmore (C.)
Republicans L. M. Dally (P. J.), O.
B. Messmore (J.), A. W. Brown (C.)
Democrats J, E, Payne (J,), J, M.
Huddleston (J.), L. W. Reynolds (C.)
Democrats M. P. Hammond (P. J.),
W. M. Blue (J.), J. W. Jordan (C.)
Republicans Martin W. Hammond
(J.), Jay Humbert (J.), Chas. K. Mc
Democrats I eo McKee (P. J.), E.
O. Howell (J.), E. V. Hall (C.)
Republicans T. J. Porterfleld (J.),
C. W. Hess (J.), Clydo Thompson (C.)
Republicans W. E. Tissrnnd (P.
J.), A. B. Simpson (J.), S. H, McClurg
Democrats A. O. Glffln (J.), II. O.
Plar (J.) Alox Shaub (C.)
Democrats S, M. Cramer (P. J.),
Hurd Sherman (J.), L. L. Shaffer (0.)
Republicans A. M. Cochran (J,),
Warsaw Phillips (J.), W. V. Bradflold
Republicans Fred Amos (P, J.), L.
13, Fldlor (J.), F. A. Francisco (0.)
Democrats Clem S. Burson (J.), S.
A, Strcby (J.), Jacob Vlcroy (C)
Domocrats T. R. Ewlng (P, J,),
Chas, B. Jackson (J,), Bllnn Gear
Republicans Burt Hawkins (J,), C.
L. Wright (J.), John Mitchell (C.)
Republicans J, W. Conard (P. J.),
F. W. HarrlBon (J.), C. G. Weaver (C.)
Democrats Chas. F. Hall (J,), F.
W. Marker (J.), Davo Barnhart (C.)
Democrats C. D. Parker (P. J.), C.
H. Johnson (J.), Elmer Davis (C.)
Republicans W. T. Palgo (J.), Jos
eph B. Weaver (J.), L. C. Welsh (C.)
Domocrats E. M. Hays (P. J.), C.
M. McClelland (J.), II. G. Way (C.)
Republican John A. Htckenbotham
(J.), D. 8. Sellers (J.), Roger P. Rob
Democrats Amos Myers (P. J.), C.
W. Beckley (J.), Ed Rlnohart (C.)
Republican John Hawk (J.), Jas.
Clark (J.), O. E. Nixon (C.)
Democrats C. F. Braddock (P. J.),
C. M. Leedy (J.), W. S. Gllmore (C.)
Republicans Chris Keller (J.), Jay
Griffith (J.), George Cain (C.)
Democrats R. E. Horn (P. J.), Geo.
Clipplnger (J.), Harry Mavis (C.)
Republicans Burr A. Wyant (J.),
Thomas B. Sailor (J.), C. A. Stein
Democrats David McCalla (P. J.),
Clinton Fry (J.), Charles Horn (C.)
Republicans Oscar Miller (J.), II.
C. Bostwlck (J.), Frank D. Morrison
Democrats John F. Collopy (P. J.),
C. D. Mitchell (J.), AV. C. Burrls (C.)
Republicans Wm. Tucker (J.), Er
vln Sovlts (J.), Wm. Temple (C)
Democrats George W. Sapp (P. J.J,
John Welsh (J.), David L. Swartz (C.)
Republicans R. J. Biggs (J.), J. R.
Lybarger (J.), James L. Welrlck (C.)
Republicans M. T. Gaines (P. J.),
Oscar Shaw (J.), R. G. Baker (C.)"
Democrats E. M. Wander (J.),
Cheyney Burrls (J.), T. E. Mackey
Republicans C. C. Lelter (P. J.),
Jacob Spurgeon (J.), J. 8. Englehart
Democrats E. C. Jones (J.), Ed
Pipes (J.), Royal Fendrlck (C.)
, Republicans John Brown (P. J.), II.
N. Phillips (J.), L. J. Dean (C.)
Democrats W. C. Carson (J.), C. D.
Eborsole (J.), Hoy Lewis (C.)
Republicans C. B. Taylor (P. J.),
W. S. Bradrlck (J.), J. H. Norrlck
Democrats F. Morrow (J.), Mel vln
T. Beck (J.), F. L. Brentllnger (C.)
MT. VERNON N
First Ward A.
Democrats Chas. Sapp (P. J.), Alex
Debolt (J.), A. A. Paul (C.)
Republicans Chas. A. Mitchell (J.),
Edward S. Devoe (J.), Geo. A. Choy
First Ward B.
Democrats Samuel R. Gotshall (P.
J.), James B. Sellers (J.), David Mc-
Republicans Wm. Appleton (J.),
Chas. K. Salisbury (J.), Dwight Vin
Second Ward A.
Republicans Wm. E, Grant (P. J.),
Michael Garber (J.), A. G. Mild (C.)
Democrats Fred J. LJawler (J.)
Wm. A. Sllcott (J.), John Kerr (C.)
8econd Ward B.
Democrats Jarrett Belt (P. J.),
Austin W. Rlne (J.), Harvey Purdy
Republicans Wm. H. Coe (J.),
Chas. Jennings (J.), Leonard H. Kel
Third Ward A.
Republicans Wm. H. Clarke, (P.
J.), Richard 8hutt (J.), Wm. Maglll
Democrats Thos. E. Taugher (J.),
Emorson Grubb (J.), Chas. Drouhard
Third Ward B.
Republicans John B. Weaver (P.
J.), Fred Farrlson (J.), Harry Woot
Democrats Samuel Riley (J.), L.
M. Workman (J.), Walter Anderson
Fourth Ward A.
Republicans Frank McGugln (P.
J.), Fred Taylor (J.), D. C, Stone, Jr.,
Democrats Miles J. Fish (J.), John
McDonough (J.), Chas, L. Bermont
Fourth Ward B.
Democrats Charles Scottle (P. J,),
Peter Allerdlng (J.), Ralph Henley
Republicans E. G. Warmau (J.),
Joseph T. Cox (J.), H. C, Gates (C.)
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CASTOR I A
For Infants and Children.
ThiKlRd You Hivi Always Bwiht
li Circuit Coirl li This City
Stite Fire Marshal Zuber
Here In Foster Cases
Attorneys From Ither Cities
Also In Attendance
Belig Interested li Cases In
Other Items Of Merest From
Temple Of Justice
A number of attorneys fiom out of
the city were In tho circuit court of
Knox county all day Wednesday.
John W. Euber, stnto nro ninrshnl
of Columbus, was In court assisting
Pinsccuting Attorney Cromley In tho
cases of Charles Foster vs. the State
of Ohio ami Clarence Foster vs. the
Stnto of Ohio. Both men are berv
lng time for nrsou, which is alleged
to have been committed in the village
of ConterburB. Their enses wore
heard by the circuit court on Wed
nesday. Attorney King of Zancsvlllo was
here assisting Wnlght & Moore, at
torneys for the Baltimore and Ohio
railroad, in the case of Auderson vs.
The Baltlmoro and Ohio Railroad Co.
Attorneys Kingman and Barry of
Mt. Gilcad were In court In the case
of Francis vs. Penn.
Attornoy Conn or Van Wert was
present In the case of the Insurance
Company vs. Stewart.
C. E. McBride of Mansfield was In
court Wednesday afternoon In the
case of Wilson vs. the Express Com
pany. Hon. W. S. Kerr of Mansfield was
also In the court room' being interest
ed in the case of Stewart vs. the In
TJio circuit court on Tuesday heard
The Hist case taken up Wednesday
morning was that of Anderson vs. tho
B. & O.
Decisions may bo handed down by
tho court on Friday.
ChecKS On Local Bank
Chas. Whitehead vs. Geo. W.
Wharton, a suit to recover tho
amount of two checks diawn on tho
Knox Co. Bank nt Mt. Vernon for
?2G each, which were drawn in favor
of the plaintiff and by him presented
for payment, which was refused. The
answer admits the drawing of tbe
ci'.ecUs mentioned in tho petition, de
nies that they were given to the
plnlutltt for a valuable consideration,
nnd Bays that the checks were exec
uted and delivered to the plaintiff to
pay losses In a game of cards, and
that they are void. The case was
called tor trial Monday morning, but
by agreement, the cuse was continued.-
A. J. Workman has been appointed
administrator of R. Van Horn, giv
ing bond In tho sum of 600, with
H. H. Greer nnd S. L, Nnzor as sure
ties. The appraisers ore James Tern-
Saturday, Oct. 12
Day, being a Legal
Holiday this Bank will
W. Side Public Square.
pic, .nfob Mowory and J, C. Hull,
Alvlti Lehman Kutzleb,prlnter,
Torre Ilnute, Indiana, and Alice Gert
rude Noldon, Danville.
Rebekah Armstrong to F. O. Po
land, 3 lots, Bucna Vista add., Con
Same to A. Kenney, 8 lots, Fume
add,, $650. fl
Sarao to Helen Messmore, " lots,
same add,, $108.
Wm. K. Stone, to Rene Mondron,
lot 108, Riverside add,, Mt. Vernon,
FROM THE BUCKEYE 8TATE
BUILDING AND LOAN COM
PANY. 1. $200,000 ready to loan.
1. Lowest Interest rates.
3. Loined on real estate.
4. Will loan to one half value.
5. Borrowers can repay in whole
or in part at any time.
6. Will make straight or monthly
7. Rankin Building, 22 West Gay
street, Columbus, Ohio.
Disappearance Of A Louisville,
Chicago, 111., October 9 A Bible,
n losary and a note book, found In
the loom of Miss Violet Merkert, the
nlnetcen-ycnr-old girl who disappear
ed from her home nt 12 East Chicago
avenue, clad only in a kimono and a
pair of light oilppers, were the only
clew left for the police to work on
when an Investigation began today.
When her rcom was entered It was
In disorder. Tho Bible was beneath
her pillow and the rosary was hang
ing from the head of the bed. A light
had been seen In the girl's room for
several hours before her disappear
ance. Several passages were marked in
the prayer book by pieces of paper.
On tho back cover were three names.
One was the name of the girl herself,
another of ner brother, Frank Mer
kert, of Louisville, Ky and the third
tho name of George White, The last
wns partly erased.
Police dragged the river and lake
without lesult. The girl, whose par
ents live In Louisville, cai.-.e to Chi
cago about six months ngo. Her par
ents were notified, and her brother Is
on the way to assist In tho search.
Colored Nan Was Taken
Wednesday By Chief
J. D. Wilson, colored, who pleaded
guilty to a petit larceny charge be
fore Mayor Perrlne Monday morning,
was taken to the Dayton workhouse
Wednesday by Chief of Police Clem
ents. He will serve a term of sixty
days nnd a fine of $2.r and costs.
To Be Observed Ir This City Od Next
Next Saturday) October 12, Is Dis
covery Day, the anniversary of the
discoveiy or America by Christopher
The day will be observed In Mt.
Vernon. All the banks will bo closed
all day, as well as the offices nt tbe
A GROWING INSTITUTION
Absolute safety, perfect conven
ience, reasonable earning power, are
but a few of tho desirable features
when you Invest in a bIx per cent cer
tificate of doposlt with THE CEN
TERDURG DUILDINO AND LOAN
COMPANY. Wo aro growing very
fast, nnd our depositors aro gi owing
with us. Are you one of them? You
should be. 15
Another man is to bo released fiom
prison for writing a poem. Tho time
may come when tho prison will be
the safest place to write poetry.
NORMAN H. HUNTER, DEMO
CRATIC CANDIDATE FOR
When Norman H. Hunter went be
fore the county primary last May for
the nomination for representative,
there was a feeling of satisfaction
among his wide clrclo of friends and
acquaintances throughout Knox coun
ty over the fact that tho services of
such a man could be secured Iu the Im
portant and responsible office. His
nomination was a matter of congratu
lation and likewise will be his elec
tion. For many years Mr. Hunter was
actively engaged in farming, but of
more recent years has followed busi
ness pursuits, but at no time has he
lost his affiliation with the agricultur
al Interests. He Is an Intelligent, level-headed
man and his judgment on
matters Is always highly regarded by
those who come in contact with him.
Ho Is a man of tho greatest probity. In
every way he is a man who would be
an honor to the people of Knox county
as representative. He Is fully abreast
of tho times, and can bo relied upon
When the blood becomes Infected with any unhealthy humor tie ef
fect is shown by boils, pimples, and rashes or eruptions on the skin. Humors,
get into the blood usually because of an inactive condition of the climisa-C
tive members. Thus unhealthy matter is left in the system to sour and
ferment and be absorbed into the circulation. Remove these humors aL
no skin trouble can exist, because itt vptv imnrr fa tv.... -,. i ?"
vntl nam anw
ban purify your blood with S. S. S.
Book on Skin Diseases and any medical
go out of their way to introduce their friends to this ;
Bank it is a significant sign, is it not?
This happens very frequently here and we are !
led to believe that it proves that our old customers i
nnd a satisfaction in banking here that they take
pride in recommending to others.
It will be deserving of your consideration that a
banking service which so satisfies others would prob
ably be a decided benefit to you.
FIRST NATIONAL BANK
H. H. QREER, Praaldant.
. W. ALIOORF, Caahlar
We are pleased to announce that we have the agency for Dike's
Family Remedies In Mt. Vernon. Dike's remedies are sold in Colum
bus, Cincinnati, Toledo and all the larger places and we feel that the
beat la none too good for our Mt. Vernon customers.
Dike's remedies are not an experiment as their manufacturers, The
Dike Drug Co., New York, are backed by fifty years of experience. They
are made by expert chemists from the highest grade drugs and chem
icals and represent the highest perfection of the modern chemist's art.
Dike's 'remedies are guaranteed under the Pure Food and Drug Law, t
and In addition to that each one has our personal guarantee, "Satlsfae- s
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! G. R. BAKER & CO.
Sign Big Hand 205 S. Main St. Mt. Vernon, Ohio. I
J Is an art. Most everyone can attempt to clean garments, but to clean
X them properly requires skill only obtained by experience and constant
iwork. You run no risk when you bring your clothes here to be cleaned.
SANITARY DRY GLEANING COMPANY 5
to give careful consideration to al
proposed legislation to the end that.
the Interests of tho people or Kwt
county and tho state of Ohio will b
the best conserved.
LOANS ON FAUS AND DIES
We 'ire In position to tako a few
more first-class loans on mortgac
security. Our liberal terms are well
ktionn. Wo loan only oi farms as
homes In Knox county. Payments
can be made at anv time.
Persons having good security oti
this, kind to offer are Invited to call at.
our office at the north-west corner
of Main and Vine streets, Mount Ver.
The Knox Savings & Loan Ass'n.
Ti Tie Grind Jiry lis
Snyder In A Serins
William Snyder, charged with cut,
ting with Intent to kill, was arraign,
ed before Mayor Perrlne at 3 o'clock
Tuesday afternoon. Ho pleaded not
guilty and was returned to Jail to
await hearing which was set for Fri
day. Later in tho afternoon he waived
examination and was bound over to
the grand Jury. He was unable to fur
nish bond to the amount of $1,000.
BANNER WANT ADS PAY.
joauca, uimpics, ere. can never be cured through
the application of external medicines, because sack.
treatment can have no possible effect on the bloody
the most to be obtained from such measures la tea
porary relief. S. 8. S. CURES all skin affectJosufc
because it purifies the blood. It goes down fato
the circulation and cleanses it of every particle ot
nnhealthy matter. Then the blood exercises its-,
normal function of supplying nourishment to the cat
tide instead rt trritnttnrr it- Jf h c. t.
el!. mmU1a am f J . - . u
It does not "patch up" It cone.
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